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Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Jay Hogan obit in the Herald

    Jay Hogan obit in the Herald
    Jay Weaver starts with a story I just love hearing about every time it's told:Everyone seems to have a story about courtroom legend James Jay Hogan, who died this week at age 82, but no one will ever forget this surreal moment: In the…
  • Aug 25

    Judge Cooke rules for Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN

    Judge Cooke rules for Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN
    The NYP covers the story here:A Florida judge has green-lighted Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul’s invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against ESPN and its reporter Adam Schefter for posting his private medical records online to…
  • Aug 24

    RIP Jay Hogan and Bill Richey

    RIP Jay Hogan and Bill Richey
    I'm so sorry to report that two great men and great lawyers passed away yesterday. Please share your memories/stories in the comments and I will post them. Sad. I will follow up with more about each of them later today. From Judge…
Rank this Week: 30

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 303

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    BREAKING: Doig Wins (UPDATED)

    BREAKING: Doig Wins (UPDATED)
    The New York Times:  The Artist Peter Doig Wins a Case Involving a Painting's Attribution.But of course, nobody really won here.UPDATE:  More here from artnet's Dushko Petrovich.  He closes with a quote from one of Doig's…
  • Aug 26

    Another Richard Prince lawsuit

    Another Richard Prince lawsuit
    The Art Newspaper's Julia Halperin has the details, including that "[u]nlike the plaintiffs in the previous cases, Salazar—who posts to Instagram under the name @mynxiiwhite—is not a professional photographer. According to her…
  • Aug 24

    "As one of my former Corcoran colleagues said about the two case studies, ‘The Corcoran is dead. Delaware lives.'"

    "As one of my former Corcoran colleagues said about the two case studies, ‘The Corcoran is dead. Delaware lives.'"
    The Washington Post's Peggy McGlone had a story last week on the demise of the Corcoran Gallery: Homeless art, lost jobs and low enrollment: Two years later, Corcoran's breakup still stings.Two years ago, when this was all going down, I…
Rank this Week: 786

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 26

    Mediation Works: Should Mandatory Mediation Be Expanded?

    Mediation Works: Should Mandatory Mediation Be Expanded?
    The Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family had the opportunity to survey the participants of the 2014 National Family Law Program in Whistler, BC, a popular and well-attended legal education program that attracts hundreds of…
  • Aug 26

    The Best “People” Resource

    The Best “People” Resource
    Do you have people you can rely to help you when you have an FCIL research question? If yes, great! If no, or even if yes, read on because I’m about to drop some knowledge about which “people resources” are the best and what…
  • Aug 25

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Bakht & Collins on Freedom of Religion and the Preservation of Aboriginal Sacred Site

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Bakht & Collins on Freedom of Religion and the Preservation of Aboriginal Sacred Site
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
Rank this Week: 182

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 199

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Aug 26

    Zoning’s fifth column

    Zoning’s fifth column
    As my four columns of troops approach the city, a fifth column of people inside the city will support us and undermine the government from within. General Emilio Mola, advancing on Madrid, 1936 (paraphrased from Wikipedia)   By: David A.…
  • Aug 23

    Month(s) in Review, June and July, 2016: Part 2, From abbey to Madonna

    Month(s) in Review, June and July, 2016: Part 2, From abbey to Madonna
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   Yesterday’s Part 1 of the two-month retrospective covered my ruminations about walled cities, some of which, like Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, eventually no longer…
  • Aug 22

    Month(s) in Review, June and July, 2016: Part 1, From Jeddah to castle

    Month(s) in Review, June and July, 2016: Part 1, From Jeddah to castle
    By: David A. Smith   Beginning in June, I did something that I hadn’t done for over a decade – after having posted one installment every business day since mid-2005, I ended up skipping quite a few business days, the blog…
Rank this Week: 205

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • Aug 26

    Does The Class Action Suit Go to Arbitration? And Who Decides?

    Does The Class Action Suit Go to Arbitration? And Who Decides?
    Here comes Chapter Three in the law of arbitration and class actions in California. Chapter One: In Discover Bank v. Superior Court (2005) 36 Cal. 4th 148, Cal Supremes rule that a consumer contract provision that waives the right to...
  • Jun 20

    Cal Supremes Change The Rules For Citing Appellate Decisions They Are Reviewing

    Cal Supremes Change The Rules For Citing Appellate Decisions They Are Reviewing
    This may be pretty big for California appellate lawyers and any lawyer or client involved in motion practice at the trial court level.The California Supreme Court has just eliminated its long-standing rule that "de-published" any lower court…
  • May 25

    Attorney General Releases 2015 Proposition 65 Settlement Data

    Attorney General Releases 2015 Proposition 65 Settlement Data
    Every year about this time, the Attorney General posts and summarizes all of the Proposition 65 settlements from the preceding year, providing information about which settlements require reformulation of products, which require warnings,…
Rank this Week: 700

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 222

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 26

    For Unworthy Defendants, Law Is Just A Technicality

    For Unworthy Defendants, Law Is Just A Technicality
    They were two of the most powerful men in New York State. They doled out committee assignments and positions (which means money). No bill made it to the floor without their approval. And then there was the member money, the billions of…
  • Aug 26

    New York Times: Really Special Victims Unit

    New York Times: Really Special Victims Unit
    In a rambling, borderline incoherent and ultimately pointless op-ed, a Brooklyn writer named Leslie Jamison has found a way to make herself the most victimist victim of victims. Not an easy feat, these days, but then, her fertile imagination…
  • Aug 25

    Is San Diego Lawyer Mary Frances Prevost Unhinged?

    Is San Diego Lawyer Mary Frances Prevost Unhinged?
    JoAnne Musick is not only a contributing writer at Fault Lines, but the past-president of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, maybe the best local criminal defense bar association in the nation.  So when a Houston lawyer,…
Rank this Week: 200

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Aug 26

    Book Talk: The Future of Law and Economics- Essays in Reform and Recollection

    Book Talk: The Future of Law and Economics- Essays in Reform and Recollection
    Please join Guido Calabresi for a discussion of his newest book, The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection, on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 6:10- 7:00 PM, SLB Room 127. Professor Daniel Markovits will provide…
  • Aug 17

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Class of 2019

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Class of 2019
    Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here!
  • Aug 9

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman
    This drawing is found in one of our recent acquisitions. What makes it special is that the book is the very first law book printed by a woman: Argumentum Institutionum imperialium, an edition of Justinian’s Institutes printed in Paris…
Rank this Week: 127

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/
  • Aug 26

    Asset Management

    Asset Management
    A rather lenient suspension order from the Kentucky Supreme Court in light of the misconduct. Mabab Trade, LLC, entrusted Movant with $775,000.00 to be used in connection with a proposed investment transaction between Mabab, Jason Castenir,…
  • Aug 26

    Moot Point

    Moot Point
    A petition for reciprocal discipline has been denied by the Kentucky Supreme Court. The attorney had been subject to a stayed 90-day suspension and probation in Indiana. By the time the reciprocal matter reached to Kentucky Supremes, the…
  • Aug 26

    Rank Injustice?

    Rank Injustice?
    The Kentucky Supreme Court has affirmed the order of its Court of Appeals granting an evidentiary hearing on claims of ineffective assistance of counsel. The case Rank was a practicing psychiatrist who developed a romantic relationship with a…
Rank this Week: 37

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Aug 26

    Should You Hire An Answering Service?

    Should You Hire An Answering Service?
    Deciding whether or not you need a telephone answering service isn’t an easy choice. While there may be major benefits to an answering service for your firm, negative aspects apply as well. Here are pros and cons to consider before hiring…
  • Aug 25

    Holiday Season is Around the Corner

    Holiday Season is Around the Corner
    Another smart use of your time during the dog days of August: preparing for the holiday season. We have already spotted Halloween candy in the national drug store chains, so you can be sure that Santa is not far behind. Since you are going to…
  • Aug 24

    How to Become the James Bond of Estate Planning Lawyer

    How to Become the James Bond of Estate Planning Lawyer
    Competitive Intelligence, or CI, is not new to the legal profession, but its use as a strategic tool for small to mid-sized law firms is on the rise. Defined as the collection and analysis of actionable information about competitors to…
Rank this Week: 340

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 26

    Show-Me State Supreme Court Shows Us Textualism Run Amok

    Show-Me State Supreme Court Shows Us Textualism Run Amok
    by Michael DorfEarlier this week, the Missouri Supreme Court held that most stealing offenses are not felonies under state law; they are only misdemeanors. Really? Yes, really. The case is an example of textualism run amok.Lest you think I'm…
  • Aug 25

    The Subtleties of Raging Paranoia

    The Subtleties of Raging Paranoia
    by Neil H. BuchananIt is hardly news that the Trump campaign traffics in conspiracy theories and paranoid fantasies.  Trump, however, is not actually more extreme in this regard than many people on the American right in the 21st…
  • Aug 24

    The Long-Term Prospects for the Libertarian and Green Partie

    The Long-Term Prospects for the Libertarian and Green Partie
    by Michael DorfMy latest Verdict column pitches Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) as an idea that both small parties and the two major parties should support. Don't know what IRV is? Read the column. The basic idea is that IRV makes it possible to…
Rank this Week: 727

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Aug 26

    Short Staffing = Loss of Dignity

    Short Staffing = Loss of Dignity
    Hilda Casey has lived at Rosemary Heights Seniors Village for the last eight months.  Her family is speaking out about the neglect their mother suffers particularly in the evenings when there are fewer staff.  The neglect includes…
  • Aug 25

    Nebraska Arbitration Decision on Non-Signatorie

    Nebraska Arbitration Decision on Non-Signatorie
    Nora A. Valenza-Frost from Carlton Fields had an interesting article on a recent Nebreska decision Applied Underwriters, Inc. v. Top’s Personnel, Inc., 8:15CV90 (USDC D. Neb. May 26, 2016), recommendation adopted (June 16, 2016) that…
  • Aug 24

    Inability to Pay Cost of Arbitration

    Inability to Pay Cost of Arbitration
    The 9th Circuit in  Tillman v. Tillman, 2016 WL 3343785 (9th Cir. June 15, 2016) allowed a claimant to proceed in court after her arbitration had been terminated due to her inability to pay the arbitration fees. The case…
Rank this Week: 172

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Aug 26

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Believe it or not, but tomorrow is the 25th anniversary of the release of Pearl Jam’s Ten, the band’s debut album which arrived in stores on August 27, 1991. Those were the days. More than a few of us here at Abnormal Use and…
  • Aug 22

    Hot Coffee Karma: The Day Was Bound To Happen

    Hot Coffee Karma: The Day Was Bound To Happen
    I have written about the hot coffee litigation for years. So much so that I suspected that one day I, too, would face my own hot coffee incident. After all, there is only so many times one can say, “Coffee is meant to be…
  • Aug 12

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    More than five years ago, we here at Abnormal Use compiled a list of songs about lawyers and judges. It was quite a feat! If you’re feeling nostalgic or wish to cite to a song about expert witnesses, revisit that list here!…
Rank this Week: 46

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Ombuds Blog Poll: IOA Bylaws Change

    Ombuds Blog Poll: IOA Bylaws Change
    On September 29, 2016, the Board of the International Ombudsman Association will convene a special meeting for members to vote on changes that would: 1. Change IOA's membership categories; and 2. Restructure the eligibility for the IOA Board…
  • Aug 25

    ENOHE Convenes First Webinar

    ENOHE Convenes First Webinar
    The European Network of Ombudsmen in Higher Education will offer a virtual meeting on September 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm BST. The event is an opportunity to discuss and explore ideas with colleagues from across the ENOHE network on topics that are…
  • Aug 25

    University of North Carolina School of the Arts to Create Ombuds Program

    University of North Carolina School of the Arts to Create Ombuds Program
    The public arts conservatory in Winston-Salem is setting up an Ombuds Office for faculty, staff, and administrators. An all-faculty meeting on August 31 will review a proposed charter and select faculty representatives for a search…
Rank this Week: 463

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    WIRTW #427 (the “treat me like your mother” edition)

    WIRTW #427 (the “treat me like your mother” edition)
    Someday I am going to convert this legal blog into a full-time dad/music blog. Until then, you get my semi-regular kids/musical posts. Like today’s. The lot was definitely rocked today for School of Rock…
  • Aug 25

    OSHA's new Whistleblower Investigations Manual creates a huge burden for employer

    OSHA's new Whistleblower Investigations Manual creates a huge burden for employer
    Image via Lifehack.org http://goo.gl/sn/VO1H We typically think of OSHA in terms of workplace safety. Safety, however, is only a small part of what OSHA does. In fact, in addition to guarding our nations’ workers from workplace…
  • Aug 24

    A wage/hour primer for employers with tipped employee

    A wage/hour primer for employers with tipped employee
    Employment Law 360 is reporting that a waitress is suing Walt Disney World for improperly taking a “tip credit” and paying her less than the minimum wage even though she spent significant time performing non-tipped work. That…
Rank this Week: 326

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

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

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 271

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 261

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

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

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Aug 26

    Unusual or just plain creepy? 13 unique ways folks tried to get hired

    Unusual or just plain creepy? 13 unique ways folks tried to get hired
    This one time, at band camp… Hey, I’ll get to the “13 Unusual Things Job Seekers Have Done To Get Noticed” (thank you for compiling this list, Career Builder), in a sec. But, first, for those of you who…
  • Aug 25

    Pish-posh to everything we ever knew about litigating discrimination claim

    Pish-posh to everything we ever knew about litigating discrimination claim
    I feel naked. And, I have the vapors. Quick! Someone fetch me my diamond-studded bathrobe and, oh yes, my pearls for clutching. Evidence is evidence. Someone once described the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to me as a maverick…
  • Aug 24

    Want the secret to defending retaliation claims?

    Want the secret to defending retaliation claims?
    As in, guaranteed date with a jury. Oh, you thought I was going to tell you how to avoid a retaliation lawsuit? You’re so cute that way. Last Chance! Register here to join me and Cigna’s Robyn Marino, Esq. for…
Rank this Week: 424

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
  • Aug 26

    U.S. opposes delay of North Carolina voting rights ruling

    U.S. opposes delay of North Carolina voting rights ruling
    Arguing that North Carolina officials are well on their way toward fully carrying out a federal appeals court ruling that nullified five state restrictions on voting rights, the Obama administration and advocacy groups urged the Supreme Court…
  • Aug 26

    Why is August 26 known as Woman’s Equality Day?

    Why is August 26 known as Woman’s Equality Day?
    The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote nationally on August 18, 1920, so why is Woman’s Equality Day on August 26th each year?
  • Aug 26

    For National Dog Day: A look at presidential canine

    For National Dog Day: A look at presidential canine
    The 12th annual National Dog Day is getting a lot of attention on social media, and in the spirit of the pseudo-holiday, Constitution Daily looks back as a few canines who had an impact on the American political scene.
Rank this Week: 259

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Aug 26

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The ABA Journal reports that the U.S. Department of Justice has filed an amicus brief in a Georgia civil class action asserting that the use of money bail violates arrestees’ due process and equal protection rights when there is no…
  • Aug 25

    When May Evidence of HGN Come on Down . . . or In?

    When May Evidence of HGN Come on Down . . . or In?
    The question I am most frequently asked these days is some version of the following: May a law enforcement officer trained in administering the HGN test testify at trial about a defendant’s performance on the test if no other expert…
  • Aug 24

    Sufficient Evidence of a Probation Violation

    Sufficient Evidence of a Probation Violation
    Probation violations need not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. All that’s required is sufficient evidence to “reasonably satisfy” the judge that a violation occurred. What constitutes competent evidence of a…
Rank this Week: 415

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Aug 26

    My First Experience with Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)

    My First Experience with Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)
    After approval of the legislation, it did not take long for one of my patients (identity disguised) to request access to MAID.  I knew that this was a possibility because of previous discussions regarding the eventual outcome of her…
  • Aug 25

    Where do our taxes go?

    Where do our taxes go?
    Do you know what the average cost of care is in Ontario for a hospital stay? How about the cost of care to remain at home with support services provided by the public sector? The figures may surprize you!
  • Aug 24

    A Gift or not a Gift? That is the Question

    A Gift or not a Gift? That is the Question
    Many people transfer assets to an adult child, but they often do not clearly express why they have done so. The transfer may be meant as a gift, a way of avoiding probate fees, or to simply allow access to a bank account so that their child…
Rank this Week: 466

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 26

    Paralyzing BigLaw: bug, or feature?

    Paralyzing BigLaw: bug, or feature?
    New ABA rules barring lawyers from displaying bias in selecting partners, experts, and even participants in practice-related social activities based on “socio-economic status” — such as the difference between high- and…
  • Aug 25

    “Believe the victim,” or not

    “Believe the victim,” or not
    “Lochte’s story shows one good reason why we should not uncritically believe people who claim to be crime survivors.” [Andrew Fleishman, Fault Lines] Tags: crime and punishment “Believe the victim,” or not is a…
  • Aug 25

    “The Faulty Logic Of The NLRB College Student Unionization Ruling”

    “The Faulty Logic Of The NLRB College Student Unionization Ruling”
    Another huge ruling, as NLRB hurtles leftward at topmost speed during these final Obama months [Inside Higher Ed; Connor Wolf, Inside Source; Jarad Lucan via Daniel Schwartz] “Bringing a union into the mix could interfere with the…
Rank this Week: 26

The Verdict

The Verdict

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

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Iowa Fatal Crashes Increasing

    Iowa Fatal Crashes Increasing
    The number of fatal crashes in Iowa has increased since last year.  There have so far been 239 deadly crashes in 2016 alone, 45 more than last year.  Iowa State Trooper Scott Miller said that speeding is a large cause of these…
  • Aug 24

    Iowa Legal New

    Iowa Legal New
    Today we will simply report the news as simply "news items" because to get into this issue about student loans is one I don’t enjoy. If you are borrowing student loans get some advice before running up a lot of debt. Student loans…
  • Aug 24

    What can you do to stop thieves from hacking your cars keyless entry?

    What can you do to stop thieves from hacking your cars keyless entry?
    Apparently the device costs just $30.00 and it will unlock just about any keyless entry car, says Road and Track magazine reporter Bob Sorokanich. Hacker's $30 Device Unlocks Just About Any Keyless Entry CarWhat is a Faraday Cage?"As…
Rank this Week: 322

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?

    Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?
    Nursing home injuries are increasingly common in the United States, and one of the most grotesque forms of abuse and neglect. Whether it is yourself or a loved one who has been injured, you do have rights under the law. After an injury or…
  • Aug 22

    The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?

    The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?
    Car seat recalls are issued out of precaution – and sometimes, no real injuries have occurred. But, there are times when the risks associated with those recalls are common – and a child could suffer serious injury. The Britax car…
  • Aug 19

    Out of Pocket Medical Costs Are on the Rise: Can You Claim Them in Your Lawsuit?

    Out of Pocket Medical Costs Are on the Rise: Can You Claim Them in Your Lawsuit?
    You pay your monthly premium for health insurance; therefore, it seems safe to assume that you will be protected from medical costs after an accident. Sadly, it is not until long after an accident that most victims realize how hurt they are…
Rank this Week: 157

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?

    Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?
    Nursing home injuries are increasingly common in the United States, and one of the most grotesque forms of abuse and neglect. Whether it is yourself or a loved one who has been injured, you do have rights under the law. After an injury or…
  • Aug 22

    The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?

    The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?
    Car seat recalls are issued out of precaution – and sometimes, no real injuries have occurred. But, there are times when the risks associated with those recalls are common – and a child could suffer serious injury. The Britax car…
  • Aug 19

    Out of Pocket Medical Costs Are on the Rise: Can You Claim Them in Your Lawsuit?

    Out of Pocket Medical Costs Are on the Rise: Can You Claim Them in Your Lawsuit?
    You pay your monthly premium for health insurance; therefore, it seems safe to assume that you will be protected from medical costs after an accident. Sadly, it is not until long after an accident that most victims realize how hurt they are…
Rank this Week: 275

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Aug 25

    A curse, a troubled country and a couple of not-so-great ideas...

    A curse, a troubled country and a couple of not-so-great ideas...
    Technology, children, human rights and costs: just another week for me on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog:The curse of email - Think twice before hitting that ‘send’ button, a moral demonstrated by the…
  • Aug 21

    News Essentials: 22nd August 2016

    News Essentials: 22nd August 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWS14th View from the President’s Chambers: Care cases: Settlement conferences and the ‘tandem’ modelThe President looks at two public law…
  • Aug 18

    Absurd, worrying, threatening and money saving...

    Absurd, worrying, threatening and money saving...
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were mostly dealing with things that were wrong, concerning, or both:Sorry to disappoint, but the family justice system is not run by feminist zealots - Responding…
Rank this Week: 75

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 25

    Consumer complaints spark recall of frozen chicken entrée

    Consumer complaints spark recall of frozen chicken entrée
    Consumer complaints have spurred Sentry Foods Solutions LLC to recall more than 10 tons of frozen chicken entrées that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically glass or hard plastic. The Tucker, GA, company…
  • Aug 25

    CDC adds salad to Listeria questionnaire in wake of outbreak

    CDC adds salad to Listeria questionnaire in wake of outbreak
    The investigation into a multi-year, multi-state listeriosis outbreak traced to package salads from Dole might have yielded results several months earlier had sick people been asked if they had eaten leafy greens, according to a report…
  • Aug 25

    Public comments so far show support for third GMO apple

    Public comments so far show support for third GMO apple
    There are 18 days remaining in the public comment period on the Arctic Fuji as Okenagan Specialty Fruits Inc. seeks permission to market its third variety of genetically modified, non-browning apple. Bioresource engineer Neal Carter, founder…
Rank this Week: 55

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Aug 25

    Podrían dar cuatro años de cárcel a quien quemó a cabra navideña en Suecia

    Podrían dar cuatro años de cárcel a quien quemó a cabra navideña en Suecia
    El responsable de haber incendiado la cabra navideña de la ciudad sueca de Gävle, podría ser sentenciado no solo a reparar los daños que su acto produjo a la ciudad, sino a cuatro años de prisión por el…
  • Aug 25

    Chivas TV en el ojo del huracán

    Chivas TV en el ojo del huracán
    Las transmisiones por streaming de los partidos de fútbol del equipo Club Deportivo Guadalajara S.A. de C.V., a través de su plataforma Chivas TV, ha estado rodeado de controversia desde su lanzamiento a finales de junio.
  • Aug 25

    Región de Dinamarca establecerá programa de prueba sobre marihuana medicinal

    Región de Dinamarca establecerá programa de prueba sobre marihuana medicinal
    Este martes, el Consejo de la Región del Sur de Dinamarca aprobó un plan que permite otorgar financiamiento para iniciar un programa de prueba sobre el uso de la marihuana medicinal, lo que podría convertir a ese estado…
Rank this Week: 92

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Proffer Me This: Counsel is Not Ineffective for Approving Broad Proffer Agreement

    Proffer Me This: Counsel is Not Ineffective for Approving Broad Proffer Agreement
    In Fifer v. United States, the Sixth Circuit confirmed that proffer agreements can vary in scope and in the latitude they afford the Government in using the defendant's statements should he or she decide to take their case to trial.  The…
  • Aug 21

    Johnson Is Retroactive For Career Offender Determination, But Still Must Wait For Beckle

    Johnson Is Retroactive For Career Offender Determination, But Still Must Wait For Beckle
    The Sixth Circuit will authorize second or successive § 2255 petitions to address Johnson issues related to application of the career offender enhancement. In In re: Antonio D. Patrick, the Sixth Circuit found that Johnson announced a…
  • Aug 21

    Career Offender Clarification

    Career Offender Clarification
    Adult convictions, even if committed and obtained before a defendant is eighteen, may be used when determining career offender status. In U.S. v. Doxey, the Sixth Circuit (in a published opinion) joined the Fourth and Tenth Circuits in…
Rank this Week: 746

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 144

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 25

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: On Friday, I will be traveling to Portland, Maine, where this weekend I will attend this season's final two home games of the Portland Sea Dogs (the AA Eastern League affiliate of the Boston Red Sox), hosting the Trenton…
  • Aug 25

    "Court: Michigan sex offender rules cannot be retroactive."

    "Court: Michigan sex offender rules cannot be retroactive."
    "Court: Michigan sex offender rules cannot be retroactive." The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued today.
  • Aug 25

    "Appeal seeks to overturn 'Blurred Lines' copyright verdict"

    "Appeal seeks to overturn 'Blurred Lines' copyright verdict"
    "Appeal seeks to overturn 'Blurred Lines' copyright verdict": The Associated Press has this report. And at the "THR, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner has a post titled "'Blurred Lines' Creators Urge Appeals Court to Reverse…
Rank this Week: 11

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 25

    National Park Service 100th Anniversary

    National Park Service 100th Anniversary
    On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Organic Act which Congress passed to create in the Department of the Interior the National Park Service. The aim of the law was “to conserve the scenery and the…
  • Aug 19

    Welcome to the Library!

    Welcome to the Library!
    The BLS Library staff welcomes new and returning students to school for the 2016-2017 academic year.  We are here to help in whatever way we can with your print and electronic use of the Library. You may borrow reserve and circulating…
  • Aug 19

    Is the DMCA Unconstitutionally Overbroad?

    Is the DMCA Unconstitutionally Overbroad?
    Since passage in 1998 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Pub. L. 105-304, media companies like Sony, Disney, Comcast and others have issued DMCA take down notices to remove online content from sites hosted by service providers,…
Rank this Week: 115

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

Discusses tax law, tax legislation, and other IRS tax happenings. By Kreig Mitchell.

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Aug 25

    The U.S. Tax Court Can Order the IRS to Make Refund

    The U.S. Tax Court Can Order the IRS to Make Refund
    There are a number of forums for litigating tax disputes, such as the U.S. Tax Court. There are pros and cons associated with bringing suit in each forum. Taxpayers often pass on litigating cases in the U.S. Tax Court in cases when they are…
  • Aug 23

    Inference of Physical Sickness or Injury Not Sufficient for Exclusion

    Inference of Physical Sickness or Injury Not Sufficient for Exclusion
    Settlement payments paid to compensate a taxpayer for his physical sickness or injury are not taxable. This rule has been heavily litigated. It often comes down to what proof there is of the physical sickness or injury. In George v.…
  • Aug 21

    IRS Cannot Group Nonpassive Activities to Trigger Loss Limitation

    IRS Cannot Group Nonpassive Activities to Trigger Loss Limitation
    Taxpayers are often surprised to learn that some losses may not be netted against gains in the current tax year. This is often due to the passive activity loss and material participation rules. The IRS National Office addressed these rules in…
Rank this Week: 540

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Aug 25

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Tris Pharma Inc. v. Actavis Elizabeth LLC et al. 1:16-cv-00603l; filed July 12, 2016 in the District Court of Delaware •…
  • Aug 24

    Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures I LLC (PTAB 2016)

    Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures I LLC (PTAB 2016)
    By Joseph Herndon -- Sally Beauty (Petitioner) filed a Petition requesting a review under the transitional program for covered business method (CBM) patents of U.S. Patent No. 5,969,324, owned by Intellectual Ventures I LLC (IV). Sally Beauty…
  • Aug 23

    The Effect of Patents and Drug Price Regulation on New Drug Diffusion Globally

    The Effect of Patents and Drug Price Regulation on New Drug Diffusion Globally
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- One of the great benefits of scientific inquiry is the capacity for presumptions and prejudices from experience to be challenged and explained in ways that are counter-intuitive. This is true even for disciplines like…
Rank this Week: 733

techblawg

techblawg

Focuses primarily on issues involving the intersection of law, technology and finance. By David Ma.

http://david-ma.ca/
  • Aug 25

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    worth a read. at least while you still can. https://t.co/JJcOCbAAyG 2016-08-19 first bash on windows and now powershell open sourced on linux? wow. https://t.co/EENtg4zWNf 2016-08-19 https://t.co/DzpGynwCNN (but not gawker media's other…
  • Aug 18

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    the data fusion business sounds like it has significant potential but is also just a bit disconcerting. https://t.co/X6bgdYarOF 2016-08-12 google seems to be working on a new open source os for more powerful phones and pcs. intriguing. via /.…
  • Aug 11

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    ioc prohibits press from making animated gifs of olympics. <scratches head> https://t.co/GWow5NXkGr 2016-08-05 peta files appeal in monkey selfie case; argues that copyright act not limited to human authors. https://t.co/zDAHE938oa…
Rank this Week: 324

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 373

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Aug 25

    Legal Separation: Is It Right for You?

    Legal Separation: Is It Right for You?
    For some couples facing marital troubles, divorce as a solution is a last resort and legal separation is the first course of action. There are countless reasons you or your spouse might not be ready to call it quits just yet, and legal…
  • Aug 19

    Why Mediation Is the Perfect Recipe for Amicable Divorce Resolution

    Why Mediation Is the Perfect Recipe for Amicable Divorce Resolution
    Couples looking for a smooth, amicable divorce solution often turn to mediation to settle their differences and come to agreement on lifestyle arrangements following the end of their marriage. While it is true many divorces can take a turn…
  • Aug 12

    Are You Guaranteed Alimony after Divorce in Illinois?

    Are You Guaranteed Alimony after Divorce in Illinois?
    Among the many questions divorcing spouses have following a separation, questions regarding alimony, also known as spousal maintenance, tend to be a big concern. This is particularly true for stay-at-home parents or spouses who are not the…
Rank this Week: 384

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 25

    Thursday Night Open Thread

    Thursday Night Open Thread
    Our last open thread is already full. Here's a new one, all topics welcome. A new Quinnipiac University released today indicates Hillary will win huge in November. She's 10 points ahead and Trump continues his downward spiral.…
  • Aug 24

    Rudy Giuliani's Glass House

    Rudy Giuliani's Glass House
    The Washington Post has a good editorial today on Rudy Giuliani's baseless attack on Hillary's health. Shorter version: People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. It points to different parts of his speech at the RNC that could... [[…
  • Aug 24

    Wednesday Open Thread:

    Wednesday Open Thread:
    Busy work day. Turkey has taken over Jarabulus in Syria. The U.S. aided the effort with airstrikes. According to Twitter analysts, ISIS had already gone, so there wasn't much of a fight. More like they turned the town over. Still, …
Rank this Week: 3

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 25

    Internet Trends 2016 – Code Conference

    Internet Trends 2016 – Code Conference
    Mary Meeker, analyst with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers – her annual Internet Trends Report – 2016 – 213 slides.
  • Aug 25

    GAO Reports – Army Patriot Modernization, SEC Conflict Minerals Rule

    GAO Reports – Army Patriot Modernization, SEC Conflict Minerals Rule
    Patriot Modernization: Oversight Mechanism Needed to Track Progress and Provide Accountability, GAO-16-488: Published: Aug 25, 2016. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 2016: “While the currently fielded version of the Army’s Patriot…
  • Aug 25

    NISO Launches New Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Librarie

    NISO Launches New Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Librarie
    “Voting Members of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) have approved a new project to modernize library-vendor technical interoperability to improve the access of digital library content and electronic books. Building…
Rank this Week: 13

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 332

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
Rank this Week: 143

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/
  • Aug 25

    CFP: Applied Feminism and Intersectionality

    CFP: Applied Feminism and Intersectionality
    From colleagues at the University of Baltimore: CALL FOR PAPERS APPLIED FEMINISM AND INTERSECTIONALITY: EXAMINING LAW THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTIPLE IDENTITIES The Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law seeks…
  • Aug 25

    Missed Opportunities in Internationalizing U.S. Legal Education

    Missed Opportunities in Internationalizing U.S. Legal Education
    One of the more puzzling aspects of the decline in fortunes of U.S. law schools is the inability of many of these law schools to innovate their way out of financial misfortune. While some schools have increased their online educational...
  • Aug 24

    Hiring Announcements: Nebraska

    Hiring Announcements: Nebraska
    From an email message which I received recently. Please note that this posting includes TWO announcements. The UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for entry-level and lateral candidates for a tenure-track faculty…
Rank this Week: 96