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Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    EEOC Rebuked by Fourth Circuit on Criminal Background Check Litigation

    EEOC Rebuked by Fourth Circuit on Criminal Background Check Litigation
    On February 20, 2015, a unanimous panel of the Fourth Circuit affirmed the exclusion of expert testimony by EEOC expert Kevin Murphy and the grant of summary judgment against the EEOC in its suit challenging Freeman’s use of credit and…
  • Feb 27

    Dodging Organized Labor's One-Two Punch: How to Avoid a Knockout in April

    Dodging Organized Labor's One-Two Punch: How to Avoid a Knockout in April
    Please join Hunton & Williams LLP for a complimentary webinar on Thursday, March 12, 2015 2:00 pm ET – 3:30 pm ET Program will cover the following: NLRB’s “Quickie Election” rules that will go into effect in April…
  • Feb 25

    Supreme Court Case Foreshadows Texas Attorney General Attacks on Disparate Impact Analysi

    Supreme Court Case Foreshadows Texas Attorney General Attacks on Disparate Impact Analysi
    The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a case that could have important implications to disparate impact analysis, including on criminal background checks.  The case also foreshadows further challenges from the Texas Attorney General to…
Rank this Week: 776

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 4

    Tsarnaev: Judy Clarke's Opening Statement

    Tsarnaev: Judy Clarke's Opening Statement
    Here are some quotes from reporters in the courtroom who listened to Judy Clarke's opening statement in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial: Catherine Parrotta, Fox News and Jim Armstrong of WBZ (CBS): "We meet in the most tragic of circumstances."…
  • Mar 4

    All White Jury Chosen in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial

    All White Jury Chosen in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial
    The jury has been selected and opening arguments begin tomorrow in the death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with the Boston Marathon bombings. According to media reports, all of the 18 jurors and alternates are white. (More than…
  • Mar 4

    DOJ Report Confirms Ferguson's Racially Biased Policing

    DOJ Report Confirms Ferguson's Racially Biased Policing
    DOJ's report on its six month investigation into police practices in Ferguson, MO will be released today. Here's what it finds, according to the New York Times. The Ferguson Police Department was routinely violating the…
Rank this Week: 5

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 19

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 4

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)
      The University of Iceland Human Rights Institute and iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation´s Centre of Excellence for International Courts at Copenhagen University, will host a seminar on “Methods of Human…
  • Mar 4

    On the Job! CJA seeks Senior Staff Attorney/Staff Attorney

    On the Job! CJA seeks Senior Staff Attorney/Staff Attorney
    The Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA) seeks a Senior Staff Attorney or a Staff Attorney. CJA is an international human rights organization dedicated to deterring torture and other severe human rights abuses around the…
  • Mar 3

    The Court’s dialogue with NGOs in S.A.S. v. France

    The Court’s dialogue with NGOs in S.A.S. v. France
    The European Court of Human Right’s decision in the case S.A.S. v. France has been subject to substantial legal commentary. It was recently featured in the ASIL Insights, where the content of the judgment, the dissent as well as…
Rank this Week: 40

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

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

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Mar 4

    Work smarter by working backward

    Work smarter by working backward
    Yesterday, I talked about networking and used it as a paradigm for creating a simple marketing plan. You plan, you do, you review. Today, I return to the subject of networking and ask the question that may be on your mind:…
  • Mar 3

    Plan. Do. Review.

    Plan. Do. Review.
    I want to bring in more business. Okay, what’s you’re plan? I’m thinking of joining a networking group and meeting some prospective clients and/or referral sources. Sounds good; which one(s) will you join? I’ve…
  • Feb 27

    The problem with being self-employed

    The problem with being self-employed
    Being the boss is a double-edged sword. I love being the master of my destiny but sometimes the weight of responsibility wears on me. You too? Do you ever get anxious thinking about how many people depend on you or how much work remains to be…
Rank this Week: 679

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Job Posting: Florida State College at Jacksonville

    Job Posting: Florida State College at Jacksonville
    The public college in northeast Florida is hiring its first Ombudsman.  The position will serve a student body of greater than 80,000 across four campuses. Applicants must have a master's degree or higher from an accredited college…
  • Mar 4

    Guide to Ombuds Sessions at 2015 ABA Dispute Resolution Conference

    Guide to Ombuds Sessions at 2015 ABA Dispute Resolution Conference
    The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution’s Seventeenth Annual Spring Conference will feature three sessions about Ombuds.  The event, which is perhaps the largest gathering of dispute resolution professionals in…
  • Mar 3

    Call for Proposals: USOA 2015 Conference

    Call for Proposals: USOA 2015 Conference
    The United States Ombudsman Association is seeking session presenters interested in sharing their subject matter expertise relevant to the public sector ombudsman profession. The USOA Conference and Planning Committee explains:Presentations…
Rank this Week: 135

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • Mar 4

    California Supreme Court to Review Opinion on Class Action Attorney's Fee

    California Supreme Court to Review Opinion on Class Action Attorney's Fee
    The California Supreme Court has decided to grant review in Laffitte v. Robert Half International (Brennan) (2014) 180 Cal.Rptr.3d 136. The case addresses whether, under Serrano v. Priest (1977) 20 Cal.3d 25, the trial court can anchor its…
  • Dec 29

    New Forms for California Paid Sick Leave Policie

    New Forms for California Paid Sick Leave Policie
    AB 1522, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 goes into effect on January 1, 2015 (although paid sick leave accrual does not begin until July 1, 2015). Starting with the new year, employers must comply with AB 1522's...
  • Oct 16

    The 5 rules on how to kill a consumer-friendly initiative

    The 5 rules on how to kill a consumer-friendly initiative
    My political post of the month: Props 45 and 46 are laws written to protect you and I - the consumer, the common person.. They are opposed by large profitable corporate interests. They are deceiving you into thinking these laws...
Rank this Week: 228

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Beat Driving on Suspended Third by Getting Prior

    Beat Driving on Suspended Third by Getting Prior
    If you are facing diving on suspended in Virginia, definitely contact me so we can discuss your case and once you hire me, begin getting those prior convictions in order. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015. | Permalink | No comment |…
  • Mar 3

    Reckless Driving for Going Too Fast in the Snow

    Reckless Driving for Going Too Fast in the Snow
    Virginia gets its fair share of winter weather but it does seem to catch us by surprise every year, and every year I get calls for people who got reckless driving tickets during the winter storms. One common ticket that I hear about quite…
  • Feb 27

    Reckless Driving Citizenship Concern

    Reckless Driving Citizenship Concern
    A lot of people contact my office after receiving a reckless driving ticket in Virginia and are concerned about how it might affect their citizenship or naturalization process for United States.  It’s definitely an issue that needs…
Rank this Week: 724

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Mar 4

    Wisconsin: The Final Firework in the Antislavery Legal Movement

    Wisconsin: The Final Firework in the Antislavery Legal Movement
    This is the fourth in a series of Schoone Fellowship Field Notes. Putting Wisconsin’s antislavery heritage in perspective. Wisconsin takes great pride in its antislavery heritage, particularly the Northwest Ordinance (1787), which…
  • Mar 2

    Learning Outcomes: Consistently Developing Predictably Competent Graduate

    Learning Outcomes: Consistently Developing Predictably Competent Graduate
    Consistency and predictability—these are two principles that I have come to appreciate during my first year of law school. Schedule—predictable, every Tuesday/Thursday, 5:30-9:00. Exams—unpredictable, but consistently…
  • Mar 1

    Same-Sex Marriage Referendums: Major Metropolitan Areas Out of Step With Less Populated Region

    Same-Sex Marriage Referendums: Major Metropolitan Areas Out of Step With Less Populated Region
    In most states same-sex marriage has become the law of the land by judicial decision. In a smaller number, the institution has been recognized by acts of the state legislature. Although there were numerous public referendums attempting to ban…
Rank this Week: 898

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Mar 4

    Egypt approves law aimed at improving investment interest

    Egypt approves law aimed at improving investment interest
    [JURIST] Egypt’s cabinet and the Ministry of Investment [official website] approved an investment law Wednesday aimed at protecting business deals from legal disputes or political changes and addressing investor complaints about…
  • Mar 4

    Azerbaijan urged to release political prisoners ahead of European Game

    Azerbaijan urged to release political prisoners ahead of European Game
    With the European Games [official website] approaching in Baku, Azerbaijan, this June, human rights groups on Wednesday urged the host nation to release political prisoners held on “trumped up” charges. The European Games are seen…
  • Mar 4

    Supreme Court hears arguments on health care subsidie

    Supreme Court hears arguments on health care subsidie
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Wednesday heard oral arguments [transcript, PDF] for King v. Burwell [docket]. The court is asked to rule on whether the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) [official website] may adopt…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 129

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Mar 4

    Springing Forward

    Springing Forward
    It’s that time of the year again … daylight saving time is set to start at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8. For most people, the time shift means adjusting various analog clocks around the house and losing an hour of beauty rest. But…
  • Mar 3

    Changes to Heat Illness Standard on the Move

    Changes to Heat Illness Standard on the Move
    Despite opposition, California’s Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB) approved revisions to California’s unique heat illness regulations. The OSHSB sent the revised regulations to the Office of Administrative…
  • Mar 2

    We Interrupt Your FMLA and CFRA Challenges for This Live Webinar

    We Interrupt Your FMLA and CFRA Challenges for This Live Webinar
    The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) entitle eligible employees to unpaid, job-protected leave for defined reasons, such as caring for a parent, spouse, child or domestic partner with a…
Rank this Week: 538

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Mar 4

    Donations to LA Mayor’s Charity Present Policy Question

    Donations to LA Mayor’s Charity Present Policy Question
    The Los Angeles Times is running a piece that calls into question the creation and use of charitable nonprofits by political leaders to raise money funding activities that accomplish the leaders’ agendas. The focus of the article is the…
  • Mar 4

    Governance Reforms of the Bernie Mac Foundation

    Governance Reforms of the Bernie Mac Foundation
    The Chicago Tribune reports that the Bernie Mac Foundation (“BMF”) has adopted numerous reforms to improve its governance following an audit by the Illinois Attorney General prompted by a journalistic probe by the Tribune. The need for…
  • Mar 3

    Issues Abound in For-Profit College Conversion

    Issues Abound in For-Profit College Conversion
    Readers of this blog are likely familiar with issues surrounding nonprofit hospital conversions. It appears that we may be witnessing a trend of conversions in the opposite direction (i.e., from for-profit to nonprofit form) in another field…
Rank this Week: 209

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Mar 4

    Motor vehicle litigation up

    Motor vehicle litigation up
    The total number of active civil cases in Canadian courts last year was up slightly, but the overall totals have remained virtually unchanged in the past five years, according to Statistics CanadaThe one area where there continues to be more…
  • Mar 4

    Legal news roundup - March 4, 2015

    Legal news roundup - March 4, 2015
    CanadaAppeal court orders new trial for B.C. man convicted of human trafficking, Canadian PressAlzheimer's patient in B.C. loses legal challenge in right-to-die case, Canadian PressTrial delayed for woman accused of committing indecent act on…
  • Mar 3

    Osgoode suspends classes due to TA strike

    Osgoode suspends classes due to TA strike
    All classes are suspended at York University today including those held at Osgoode Hall Law School due to the strike of 3,700 teaching assistants and contract workers who are part of CUPE Local 3903.While libraries, cafeterias, and computer…
Rank this Week: 492

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

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

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Mar 4

    Why Are We Surprised When Infringers Lie?

    Why Are We Surprised When Infringers Lie?
    Putting salt in the wound, photographers and other creatives often are even more frustrated when infringers don’t make things right when accused. Such was the case for a Alison Green at www.askamanager.org when she discovered…
  • Feb 25

    Congressional Hearings re Copyright on Thursday, February 26, 2015

    Congressional Hearings re Copyright on Thursday, February 26, 2015
    On February 26, 2015, the Congress will hold two separate hearings relating to the functions and funding of the U.S. Copyright Office. Both hearings will begin at 1:30 pm and will be streamed through the respective Committee websites. The…
  • Feb 23

    Take Action-Remind The 114th Congress That Copyright Is Vital to Creative

    Take Action-Remind The 114th Congress That Copyright Is Vital to Creative
    From the Copyright Alliance: As the new Congress convenes in D.C. and takes up important copyright issues, please sign this letter reminding Congress of the vital role that copyright, free expression, creativity and innovation continue to…
Rank this Week: 332

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • Mar 4

    Event Reminder: San Francisco Risk Roundtable

    Event Reminder: San Francisco Risk Roundtable
    We're seeing great response to our upcoming Risk Roundtable set for San Francisco next week (Wednesday, March 11th at the office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP). Measure Twice, Cut Once: Improving the ROI in your COI…
  • Mar 4

    Ethics & People (Lawyers Lateraling, Staff Named)

    Ethics & People (Lawyers Lateraling, Staff Named)
     A few interesting updates addressing the people side of the equation. First, we've had great fun messing with Texas and its ethics opinion that non-lawyer staff cannot have the word "officer" in their title. (As of yet, we…
  • Mar 3

    Law Firm Conflicts – When the Subject (Patently) Matter

    Law Firm Conflicts – When the Subject (Patently) Matter
    Interesting update (and commentary) from the IPethics and INsights blog on subject matter conflicts (a topic we've seen a fair share of stories on recently): "Mass. Sup. Ct. Schedules Oral Argument on Subject Matter Conflicts in Patent…
Rank this Week: 928

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

Covers workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance webtools and technology. By Lynch Ryan.

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • Mar 4

    Two New Major Reports on Workers' Comp

    Two New Major Reports on Workers' Comp
    In what can be nothing other than a coordinated move, both OSHA and ProPublica today released major reports targeting similar workers' comp issues. ProPublica's report was co-produced with National Public Radio. The Demolition of Workers'…
  • Feb 27

    Health Wonk Review & a roundup of other noteworthy new

    Health Wonk Review & a roundup of other noteworthy new
    David Williams has posted Health Wonk Review: Happy 10th anniversary edition at Health Business Blog. There's a great crop of articles - plus, kudos to David, he is celebrating his 10-year blogging anniversary. If you're interested in the…
  • Feb 26

    WCRI, Inside Baseball in California, Patient Records in New Jersey and Who's Managing What Care

    WCRI, Inside Baseball in California, Patient Records in New Jersey and Who's Managing What Care
    The WCRI Annual Issues and Research Conference gets underway a week from today in Boston. The conference and Lynch Ryan are each in their 31st year, but, truth to tell, the first WCRI conference could have been held in a telephone booth (not…
Rank this Week: 476

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 4

    Is a Typed Name on an Email a Valid Signature?

    Is a Typed Name on an Email a Valid Signature?
    Both Canadian law and American law, through their uniform e-transactions statutes, give a wide definition to ‘electronic signature’ – being essentially any information in electronic form in or associated with a document with…
  • Mar 4

    March Is Fraud Prevention Month – Let’s Be Careful Out There

    March Is Fraud Prevention Month – Let’s Be Careful Out There
    Let’s be careful out there.  We have all received fraudulent emails or phone calls. To reduce the chances of being a victim, here is a Global News article on the Top 10 scams to watch out for this Fraud Prevention Month, and Tips…
  • Mar 4

    One Step Short of Disbarment

    One Step Short of Disbarment
    “Just what does it take to get disbarred?” That’s been one of the conversations ongoing this week with law students at Legal Help Centre. At Legal Help Centre, we provide experiential learning for law students and…
Rank this Week: 29

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Conference: The Case of Crimea in the Light of International Law: Its Nature and Implication

    Conference: The Case of Crimea in the Light of International Law: Its Nature and Implication
    On March 19-20, 2015, the Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding and the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences will host a conference on "The Case of Crimea in the Light of International Law: Its Nature and…
  • Mar 4

    Sykes: Economic 'Necessity' in International Law

    Sykes: Economic 'Necessity' in International Law
    Alan O. Sykes (New York Univ. - Law) has posted Economic 'Necessity' in International Law. Here's the abstract: Recent investment litigation against Argentina focuses attention on the necessity defense in customary international law and…
  • Mar 4

    Conference: 2015 Research Forum

    Conference: 2015 Research Forum
    On May 14-15, 2015, the European University Institute will host the 2015 ESIL Research Forum. The program is here. Registration is now open.
Rank this Week: 57

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 67

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    My Powers Are Beyond Your Comprehension: My New Favorite Case #power

    My Powers Are Beyond Your Comprehension: My New Favorite Case #power
    OK so I have a new favorite case.  As many of you know, I train special ed hearing officers (and mediators, complaint investigators and other state staff) around the country. In preparation for that work as well as my other gigs…
  • Mar 2

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    As we wind down our series on bullying of kids with disabilities, have you found the series to be helpful? What other series would you like to see in future posts?------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Feb 26

    Breaking: Feds Issue Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy #StudentPrivacy

    Breaking: Feds Issue Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy #StudentPrivacy
    The United States Department of Education announced on its blog today that it has issued new guidance on protecting student privacy while school districts use online educational services and apps.  The guidance was issued in the form of…
Rank this Week: 435

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • Mar 4

    Indiana Patent Litigation: TreeStuff Sued for Patent Infringement

    Indiana Patent Litigation: TreeStuff Sued for Patent Infringement
    Indianapolis, Indiana - An Indiana patent attorney for Sherrill, Inc. of Greensboro, North Carolina ("Sherrill") filed a patent infringement complaint in the Southern District of Indiana alleging that TreeStuff, Inc. of Indianapolis, Indiana…
  • Feb 27

    Copyright Law: Federal Circuit Upholds $540,000 in Royalties for USPS Copyright Infringement

    Copyright Law: Federal Circuit Upholds $540,000 in Royalties for USPS Copyright Infringement
    Washington, D.C. - The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a royalty award in Gaylord v. United States for copyright infringement committed by the United States Postal Service. Frank Gaylord, a World War II…
  • Feb 26

    Copyright Litigation: Nike Sued for Infringement of Michael Jordan Photo

    Copyright Litigation: Nike Sued for Infringement of Michael Jordan Photo
    Portland, Oregon - Copyright attorneys for Jacobus Rentmeester of Westhampton Beach, New York sued for copyright infringement in the District Court of Oregon, Portland Division alleging that Nike, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon infringed…
Rank this Week: 845

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Orillia couple jailed for elder abuse

    Orillia couple jailed for elder abuse
      Back in October, I blogged about the case of Viola Simonds. It was one of the most shocking, bleak, and heart-breaking cases of elder abuse I had ever heard. Mrs Simonds, 76 years old, was found naked, filthy, covered in vomit and feces,…
  • Mar 4

    Making a will: what you need to know

    Making a will: what you need to know
    Recently I was interviewed by Jennifer Pinarski for an article in www.momstown.ca. That website is a Canadian resource for parents that has information covering babyhood through to family life. Our discussion was geared towards parents of…
  • Mar 3

    What happens to your RRSP on death?

    What happens to your RRSP on death?
    Most of tend to think of our RRSPs - if we think of them at all - in terms of how we're going to squeeze out a few more dollars to put into them. But Ian Hull, a leading Toronto wills and estates lawyer, has recently asked a good question. Do…
Rank this Week: 237

Brains On Purpose

Brains On Purpose

Looks at conflict resolution, including mediation and negotiation, through the lens of neuroscience. By Stephanie West Allen and Jeffrey M. Schwartz.

http://westallen.typepad.com/brains_on_purpose/
Rank this Week: 808

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 903

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Mar 4

    #The1Llife: Free Food and a Workshop

    #The1Llife: Free Food and a Workshop
    GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy The bar exam. Three words that make law students (and sometimes lawyers) cringe. Even though I have just begun law school, professors have been stressing the importance of…
  • Feb 27

    #The3Llife: Equal Inequality

    #The3Llife: Equal Inequality
    GUEST BLOG By Shaun Sanders, 3L at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law One of the most common jabs I hear about law is how wealthy people appear to be immune to consequences. In fact, it is usually the highlight of water…
  • Feb 26

    #The2Llife: Letters of Recommendation

    #The2Llife: Letters of Recommendation
    GUEST BLOG Harrison Thorne, 2L at UCLA School of Law For most law school students, there will come a time when you need a letter of recommendation. Or, perhaps you will need references. I have found that the best approach is to have three…
Rank this Week: 881

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 321

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/
  • Mar 4

    Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria

    Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria
    Publications:Closing Protection Gaps: Handbook on Protection of Palestinian Refugees in States Signatories to the 1951 Refugee Convention (BADIL, Feb. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]Egyptians in Libya: To Flee or to Stay? (IRIN, Feb. 2015)…
  • Mar 4

    Regional Focus: America

    Regional Focus: America
    Central America: Information on Migration of Unaccompanied Children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (U.S. GAO, Feb. 2015) [text]"Ezokola v. Canada: The Correct Place of International Criminal Law in International Refugee…
  • Mar 4

    Regional Focus: Asia

    Regional Focus: Asia
    Disasters in Asia and the Pacific: 2014 Year in Review (ESCAP, 2015) [text via PreventionWeb]Migration from the Margins: Mobility, Vulnerability and Inevitability in Mid-western Nepal and Morth-western Pakistan (Secure Livelihoods Research…
Rank this Week: 345

idealawg

idealawg

Law practice information and ideas. From Stephanie West Allen of Allen & Nichols Production.

http://westallen.typepad.com/idealawg/
  • Mar 4

    New Penn Law podcast series brings audiences “great minds on law and life”

    New Penn Law podcast series brings audiences “great minds on law and life”
    News release from Penn Law: The University of Pennsylvania Law School has launched a new podcast, Case in Point, a series that takes a dynamic new approach to podcasting in higher education and the law. With over one billion subscriptions…
  • Jan 11

    You are biased but I'm not: Bias perception, the spiral of conflict, and the role of the mediator

    You are biased but I'm not: Bias perception, the spiral of conflict, and the role of the mediator
    The word "Truth" etched in the pieces of this sculpture on Canyon Road in Santa Fe If we disagree with someone, we typically view the other person as more influenced by bias than are we. That perception of bias can be a monumental…
  • Jan 10

    What's the role of playfulness in creativity?

    What's the role of playfulness in creativity?
    An important topic: play. Fortunately it is receiving serious attention these days. For example, Current Biology has devoted an edition to it. An excerpt from the article "Playfuness and creativity": Having fun is a good reason to…
Rank this Week: 114

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 79

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Mar 4

    More of the same, but with sanction

    More of the same, but with sanction
    This morning something — call it intuition; call it server logs — made me go back and look at what was going in with a case I blogged about in December of 2014,  Philippe Charriol Ltd. v. A’lor Int’l Ltd.  At…
  • Feb 27

    Best of 2005: Power Line: Mary Mapes is a Year Late, and Way Short on Logic

    Best of 2005: Power Line: Mary Mapes is a Year Late, and Way Short on Logic
    First posted on September 30, 2005. The Powerline blog, appropriately, undertakes the definitive (if only preliminary) deconstruction and rebuttal of journalistic fraud Mary Mapes’s new revisionist history on the topic of last…
  • Feb 27

    Best of 2011: The seven habits of highly annoying lawyer

    Best of 2011: The seven habits of highly annoying lawyer
    First posted on February 4, 2011. Or, perhaps, the companies that hire them.  Let’s see if we can find all seven in this highly effective – certainly highly earnest! — item from Mark Malek at the Tactical IP…
Rank this Week: 146

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Mar 4

    Staying Current Using Legal Blogs and More – A Good Practice for Both Lawyers and Law Student

    Staying Current Using Legal Blogs and More – A Good Practice for Both Lawyers and Law Student
    In order to adequately represent their clients, lawyers have an ethical obligation to “stay current.”  In short, this means lawyers should be aware of the current state of the law in both their specialty practice areas and…
  • Feb 27

    Spring Break Hour

    Spring Break Hour
    The Library hours for the BLS spring recess are: Saturday, March 7:  9am – 10pm Sunday, March 8:  10am – 10pm Monday, March 9 – Saturday, March 14:  9am – 10pm Sunday, March 15:  10am – 12am…
  • Feb 25

    Prepare to Practice…in 30 Minute

    Prepare to Practice…in 30 Minute
    During the month of March the Library will be offering “Prepare to Practice” workshops on various topics to prepare for summer legal jobs and internships. Each “session” will last for 30 minutes and will be held in…
Rank this Week: 267

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Ruling of the Week 2015.8: Old Jersey and Pitcairn Island

    Ruling of the Week 2015.8: Old Jersey and Pitcairn Island
    For today's ROTW, I set out looking for a ruling dealing with some far off and preferably warm location. Turns out that, with the exception of coastwise transit issues, there are no Customs and Border Protection rulings involving Pitcairn…
  • Feb 25

    The Rolls Royce of Protest

    The Rolls Royce of Protest
    What makes for a valid protest is one of those ever green questions that generates litigation before the U.S. Court of International Trade. The most recent entry in the parade of cases on this topic is Ovan International Ltd. v. United…
  • Feb 22

    Ruling of the Week 2015.7: When is a Porsche More Than A Car?

    Ruling of the Week 2015.7: When is a Porsche More Than A Car?
    I am late on this ruling of the week. I have been busy milking my Walking Dead posting, which got picked up by my friends at Law and the Multiverse. But, as far as I am concerned, I have another couple hours to go in this week. And,…
Rank this Week: 680

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

Summarizes environmental decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Webinar: Great Lakes Phytoplankton: a Harbinger for Change

    Webinar: Great Lakes Phytoplankton: a Harbinger for Change
    <> Webinar: Great Lakes Phytoplankton: a Harbinger for Change - Dr. Euan Reavie, Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota Duluth, on Mar 5, 2015 10:30 AM…
  • Mar 4

    California Dump Truck Owners Association v. Nichol

    California Dump Truck Owners Association v. Nichol
    <> California Dump Truck Owners Association v. Nichols - 3/3/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-15175. The panel affirmed the dismissal for lack of subject matter…
  • Mar 4

    Appeals Court to Hear Case on EPA's Registration of Bee-Toxic Chemical

    Appeals Court to Hear Case on EPA's Registration of Bee-Toxic Chemical
    <> Appeals Court to Hear Case on EPA's Registration of Bee-Toxic Chemical - (Beyond Pesticides, March 4, 2015)  The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to hear the case brought by…
Rank this Week: 861

DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
  • Mar 4

    “The Blueprint” for an Infringement?

    “The Blueprint” for an Infringement?
    A recently-filed case in a California federal court has Jay-Z and his promoters at Live Nation wondering whether they’ll continue to reap the benefits of the 1999 hit single Big Pimpin’ or whether they’ll be “spending…
  • Mar 3

    The Boomer Tsunami and Law Firm

    The Boomer Tsunami and Law Firm
    Many, many United States males were engaged in World War II.  About nine months after the war ended, more babies were born in 1946 than ever before, some 20 percent more than in 1945.  This baby growth continued each year until it…
  • Mar 3

    Watts v. Medicis: The Arizona Court of Appeals Strikes Down the Learned Intermediary Doctrine and Permits Consumer Fraud Action against Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

    Watts v. Medicis: The Arizona Court of Appeals Strikes Down the Learned Intermediary Doctrine and Permits Consumer Fraud Action against Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
    Last week, the Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals issued an opinion that removes two major barriers to lawsuits against pharmaceutical manufacturers: it recognized that state consumer fraud statutes can be applied against these…
Rank this Week: 613

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

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

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Senate EPW: Oversight Hearing: Examining the President's budget request for U.S. EPA

    Senate EPW: Oversight Hearing: Examining the President's budget request for U.S. EPA
    <> Senate EPW: Oversight Hearing: Examining the President's budget request for U.S. EPA - Testimony and webcast of Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator Complete details about EPA's…
  • Mar 3

    EPA's Commitment to Scientific Integrity

    EPA's Commitment to Scientific Integrity
    <> Our Commitment to Scientific Integrity at EPA - Francesca Grifo, Ph.D., EPA's Scientific Integrity Officer, announced the release of EPA's Fiscal Year 2014 Scientific Integrity Annual Report.…
  • Mar 2

    SAB Review of the EPA's draft Report on the Environment 2014

    SAB Review of the EPA's draft Report on the Environment 2014
    <> SAB Review of the EPA's draft Report on the Environment 2014 - The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was asked to review the draft ROE with particular attention to its adoption of a sustainability framework…
Rank this Week: 540

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Mar 4

    Part-time or full-time Legal Assistant Position!

    Part-time or full-time Legal Assistant Position!
    Law Office in Eureka, Illinois has need for a part-time or full-time Legal Assistant. Duties include preparation of correspondence and legal documents, organizing and maintaining legal files/records, administrative duties, court…
  • Feb 18

    Peoria County Sheriff’s Office:…

    Peoria County Sheriff’s Office: Career Opportunities 'File Clerk, Part-time'Department: Peoria County Sheriff’s OfficeSalary: '12.59 hourly'Hours: '20 hours a week'Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2015 Job Description: …
  • Feb 18

    Nominate your Favortie Paralegal and Criminal Justice Faculty

    Nominate your Favortie Paralegal and Criminal Justice Faculty
    Diversity Awards: This award recognizes faculty and staff who support and advance diversity at ICC. Click this link for more information: Diversity Nominations.  The online form also is available on the Faculty & Staff…
Rank this Week: 291

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Mar 4

    No Cla

    No Cla
    A decision issued today by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit The law firm of Leeds, Morelli & Brown PC, representing 587 plaintiffs with discrimination claims against their employer, defendant‐appellant Nextel…
  • Mar 4

    A Valuable Resource Is Restored To Practice

    A Valuable Resource Is Restored To Practice
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has reinstated an attorney suspended for two years as a result of a bribery conviction. Kerr was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar in September 2006, and became an associate attorney with the firm of Ogle &...
  • Mar 4

    When Morgan Stanley Talk

    When Morgan Stanley Talk
    Allegations of conflict of interest were properly alleged in litigation against the Blank Rome law firm, according to this decision of the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department. the complaint alleges that defendants…
Rank this Week: 61

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

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

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Rural Call Completion Update: Final Rules Now in Effect

    Rural Call Completion Update: Final Rules Now in Effect
    As we reported late last year, a few of the FCC’s revisions to its rules concerning rural call completion had to be run past the Office of Management and Budget before they could take effect. According to a notice in the Federal…
  • Mar 4

    Update: Most, But Not All, New E911 Rules Set to Take Effect in April

    Update: Most, But Not All, New E911 Rules Set to Take Effect in April
    As we reported last month, the Commission has adopted a new set of E911 standards designed to improve E911 location capability. The FCC’s Fourth Report and Order setting forth those standards has now been published in the Federal…
  • Mar 4

    Update: Comment Deadlines Announced in Digital Remote Pickup Proceeding

    Update: Comment Deadlines Announced in Digital Remote Pickup Proceeding
    A couple of weeks ago we reported on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order (NPRM/O) that resolved some questions related to broadcast remote pickup (RPU) authorizations and proposed a number of changes to the RPU rules. (Among the…
Rank this Week: 873

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 4

    Birth Tourism in the New

    Birth Tourism in the New
    In the story that is making the national news, the Los Angeles Times reports on what restrictionists will no doubt characterize as the latest episode of the alleged abuse of the American rule of birthright citizenship. The Times reports…
  • Mar 4

    15 Journalists Selected for Immigration Fellowship

    15 Journalists Selected for Immigration Fellowship
    Fifteen journalists have been selected for a fellowship program on the educational, economic and social issues faced by immigrant children and their families. The Institute for Justice & Journalism will conduct its annual fellowship…
  • Mar 4

    House Fully Funds DHS, No Immigration Rider

    House Fully Funds DHS, No Immigration Rider
    Sean Sullivan of the Washington Post reports that House Speaker John A. Boehner "surrendered [yesterday] to Democratic demands to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security, ending a tense three-month showdown over immigration. But…
Rank this Week: 16

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyer.center/
  • Mar 4

    Overuse of Psychiatric Drugs in Nursing Homes Widespread

    Overuse of Psychiatric Drugs in Nursing Homes Widespread
    Our nursing home negligence lawyers often write on the overuse of dangerous medications in nursing homes - a practice known as chemical restraint - on this blog. It is an extremely important, insidious issue that has been hidden by nursing…
  • Mar 2

    Oklahoma Nursing Home to Pay $1 Million for Abuse

    Oklahoma Nursing Home to Pay $1 Million for Abuse
    A jury in Oklahoma City recently ordered Quail Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation to pay $1.2 million to the family of an abused resident. The abuse was caught on tape after the family suspected theft was occurring and planted a hidden camera.…
  • Feb 20

    New Guidelines Cause Nursing Home Quality Score Drop

    New Guidelines Cause Nursing Home Quality Score Drop
    In our latest nursing home post we detailed the new guidelines for Medicare's Nursing Home Compare website and how it could impact the quality scores of more than 15,000 American nursing homes. It was just confirmed that about a third of…
Rank this Week: 712

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Mar 4

    Strategic Business Planning Impacts Law Firm Growth

    Strategic Business Planning Impacts Law Firm Growth
    Estate planning attorneys and elder law firms face a competitive market for legal services. How can you rise above your competition? In order to succeed, you must use strategic business planning to grow your practice. IMS CEO Jennifer Goddard…
  • Mar 3

    Learn How to Create a Friends List in Facebook

    Learn How to Create a Friends List in Facebook
    Have you ever wanted to create custom friends lists in Facebook? Follow this helpful tutorial from IMS Production Manager, April Leabo.
  • Feb 25

    Add a Facebook Call-to-Action to Your Business Page, Today!

    Add a Facebook Call-to-Action to Your Business Page, Today!
    Essential Solution clients have a strong Call-to-Action on their websites and social media posts. Now, Facebook is offering a (free) Call-to-Action button for Business Pages. Lessen the anxiety about attorneys and make it easier than ever…
Rank this Week: 915

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Discusses legal news, law office technology, culture and legal research.

http://www.fastcase.com/blog/
  • Mar 4

    See, Sort, Slice

    See, Sort, Slice
    There is one particular flavor of nerdy ennui that haunts legal minds: you think you are done researching an issue, but you still have a nagging suspicion you are missing a key case. All of your opinions are citing each other in a circle, but…
  • Feb 23

    Use “Copy With Citation” to Finish Briefs Faster

    Use “Copy With Citation” to Finish Briefs Faster
    Organizing legal research can be daunting, especially at the beginning of your project. Often you will find portions of cases that are relevant to your issue, but the majority of the opinion is unimportant for your purposes. Long fact…
  • Feb 11

    Fastcase Legal Research App Update for iOS 8

    Fastcase Legal Research App Update for iOS 8
    The wait is over — Fastcase Version 3.0 for iOS 8 is now available in the app store!  You don’t need to do anything new — just download the update when you see it in the iTunes store. Apple’s iOS 7 release…
Rank this Week: 889