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Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Mar 23

    M&A update: Canadian federal budget 2017 tax measure

    M&A update: Canadian federal budget 2017 tax measure
    Yesterday, Budget 2017 was tabled by the Liberal government. While Budget 2016 contained many significant tax changes, Budget 2017 does not. Despite having indicated in its 2015 election platform and in Budget 2016 that the Liberal government…
  • Mar 23

    New cybersecurity requirements for DFS-regulated entitie

    New cybersecurity requirements for DFS-regulated entitie
    New cybersecurity requirements for Department of Financial Services (DFS)-regulated entities took effect on March 1, 2017. The New York DFS created these requirements in response to recent or potential threats to sensitive electronic…
  • Mar 21

    Trends in U.S. post-deal litigation

    Trends in U.S. post-deal litigation
    As we reported in 2014, United States post-deal litigation became more of a rule than an exception in the early-to-mid 2010s, with over 95% of M&A transactions attracting litigation. In many cases, a single deal could result in multiple…
Rank this Week: 490

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    What Qualifies as Commercial Litigation?

    What Qualifies as Commercial Litigation?
    What does a commercial litigation lawyer do?  People are often confused when lawyers say they practice “commercial litigation” because the term does not have an official or legal meaning.  Technically, it means lawsuits…
  • Mar 1

    5 Most Common Types of Commercial Litigation

    5 Most Common Types of Commercial Litigation
    When it comes to business, there are so many rules to follow most of us can’t keep track.  However, one thing we can all wrap our heads around is that there are certain “rules” to play by.  Not only are they rules,…
  • Feb 27

    What Happens if I am an Injured Passenger in an Auto Accident?

    What Happens if I am an Injured Passenger in an Auto Accident?
    Oftentimes it is not only the driver that is injured in an auto accident, it is the passengers as well.  What typically happens when a person is injured as a passenger is that the at-fault party for the accident (person that caused the…
Rank this Week: 557

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Mar 23

    Are Solos Still Being Told Not to Use Social Media?

    Are Solos Still Being Told Not to Use Social Media?
    The above insert comes from a recent “Practice Insight” from my malpractice insurer, CNA.  Though I’ve been a satisfied CNA customer for 16 years (I moved to CNA post- 9/11 when the D.C. Bar’s “preferred…
  • Mar 21

    Two Ethics Rules Ripe for Constitutional Challenge: Anyone Want to Take This On?

    Two Ethics Rules Ripe for Constitutional Challenge: Anyone Want to Take This On?
    In Part I of the Post , I blogged about solo Ekaterina Schoenefeld’s nine year battle to have New York’s out-of-state lawyer bonafide office requirement invalidated as unconstitutional.  Schoenefeld’s fight, however,…
  • Mar 20

    Make Money Mondays: Lessons From Customer Service Can Help Client Service

    Make Money Mondays: Lessons From Customer Service Can Help Client Service
    Although I don’t think that lawyers should treat clients as customers, nevertheless, lessons from customer service can sometimes be useful in managing clients. I found the suggestions in this piece, The New Customer Service Trend…
Rank this Week: 148

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Mar 23

    ICYMI: SSRN Roundup (March 23, 2017)

    ICYMI: SSRN Roundup (March 23, 2017)
    "obstacles to reparations for human rights violations related to business..arise frm..laws of jurisdiction" https://t.co/XcpfLGdOM3 #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) March 17, 2017 "expect...startup to…
  • Mar 22

    What does the EU know that the U.S. Doesn’t About the Effectiveness of Conflict Minerals Legislation?

    What does the EU know that the U.S. Doesn’t About the Effectiveness of Conflict Minerals Legislation?
    Earlier this month, the EU announced plans to implement its version of conflict minerals legislation, which covers all “conflict-affected and high-risk areas” around the world. Once approved by the Council of the EU, the law will apply to…
  • Mar 21

    Abolishing Veil Piercing Is for Legislatures, Not Court

    Abolishing Veil Piercing Is for Legislatures, Not Court
    I write often about how courts often incorrectly treat LLCs as corporations. Last week, I reported on a case about a court that misstated, in my view, the state of the law regarding LLCs and veil piercing. When I do...
Rank this Week: 217

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    China Policy: READ IT

    China Policy: READ IT
    Foreign Policy Magazine just came out with an exceptionally clear-headed, exceptionally valuable article on the derivations/influences of China’s foreign policy, entitled (in part and when you see the full title you will probably…
  • Mar 22

    China Trademarks: So-So Vibration

    China Trademarks: So-So Vibration
    The Boston-based hamburger chain Wahlburgers, founded by Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg and his brothers, recently announced plans to open three restaurants in China, with an ambitious goal of opening up to 100 restaurants in China over the…
  • Mar 20

    Why NOW is the Time to Comply with China’s Employment Law

    Why NOW is the Time to Comply with China’s Employment Law
    This is the first of a two part series on why it has become so important to comply with China’s labor and employment laws and how best to make sure your company is in compliance. In this first part, I briefly explain what has changed in…
Rank this Week: 203

FPC Review

FPC Review

By Martin Wilming. Reviews / summarizes all decisions issued by the Swiss Federal Patent Court.

http://patentlitigation.ch
  • Mar 23

    Confirmed in main proceedings re Pemetrexed: The counterion matters!

    Confirmed in main proceedings re Pemetrexed: The counterion matters!
    Case No. O2015_004 ¦ Decision of 09 March 2017 ¦ “Pemetrexed: Feststellungsklage auf Nichtverletzung gutgeheissen, Bindung an Einschränkung im Erteilungsverfahren”… read more
  • Mar 22

    The Annual report of the Federal Patent Court: 2016 in a nutshell

    The Annual report of the Federal Patent Court: 2016 in a nutshell
    The official Annual Report 2016 of the FPC has been published earlier this week. It comes along with an official Executive Summary as follows (emphasis added): Compared to the previous year,… read more
  • Mar 7

    It’s just not the right time …

    It’s just not the right time …
    Case No. O2016_012 ¦ Decision of 22 February 2017 (excerpt) ¦ “Rechtliches Gehör, unbedingtes Replikrecht, Prozessleitung, Waffengleichheit” This procedural order… read more
Rank this Week: 517

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Mar 23

    Automatic Paraphrasing: A Problem for Academia?

    Automatic Paraphrasing: A Problem for Academia?
    A recent paper highlighted the rising threat of automated paraphrasing services. But how serious is that threat both to students and plagiarism enforcement? The post Automatic Paraphrasing: A Problem for Academia? appeared first on Plagiarism…
  • Mar 23

    3 Count: Supreme Cheerleading

    3 Count: Supreme Cheerleading
    US Supreme Court rules you can protect cheerleading uniform elements, it also applies its laches argument to patent cases and other news! The post 3 Count: Supreme Cheerleading appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Mar 22

    The Irredeemable Benny Johnson

    The Irredeemable Benny Johnson
    Benny Johnson, best known for having been fired from Buzzfeed for plagiarism, is in the news again, this time for a different ethical violation. The post The Irredeemable Benny Johnson appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 228

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Mar 23

    In a Volatile Political Climate MSAs & Professional Administration Provide Much Needed Assurance

    In a Volatile Political Climate MSAs & Professional Administration Provide Much Needed Assurance
    These first few of months of 2017 have been, to put it mildly, volatile in national politics.  The incoming Trump Administration and a Republican Congress are poised to tackle the federal budget, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act…
  • Mar 21

    WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisi

    WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisi
    WCRI Recap – 3 Part Series WCRI Recap – Impact of Donald Trump and 2016 Election WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcomes WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisis   It’s been two…
  • Mar 21

    WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcome

    WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcome
    WCRI Recap – 3 Part Series WCRI Recap – Impact of Donald Trump and 2016 Election WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcomes WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisis It’s been two weeks since…
Rank this Week: 319

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Thursday March 23, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.Ontario strictly requires that a Will be signed by the person making the will and be witnessed by two people who are not…
  • Mar 22

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday March 22, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.The property rights of common law spouses upon separation are not governed by any Ontario statute.Common law spouses may still advance…
  • Mar 21

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here are your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday March 21, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at…
Rank this Week: 700

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Mar 23

    No Cheers for Star Athletica

    No Cheers for Star Athletica
    Yesterday the Supreme Court issued its decision in Star Athletica LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc., which addressed the issue of conceptual separability in copyright for useful articles (in this case, cheerleading uniforms). I’ll post…
  • Mar 22

    FAN 145.1 (First Amendment News) First Amendment Society to Host The Slants @ Flying Dog Brewery

    FAN 145.1 (First Amendment News) First Amendment Society to Host The Slants @ Flying Dog Brewery
    On Sunday, April 16th at 6.00 p.m., The First Amendment Society will host the rock group whose case is waiting to be decided by the Supreme Court — yes, The Slants. They are the all-Asian American dance-rock band (music video)…
  • Mar 22

    Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 70, Number 2

    Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 70, Number 2
    The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our March 2017 issue: ARTICLES Daniel Farbman, Reconstructing Local Government, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 413 (2017) Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl, The Jurisdiction Canon, 70 Vand.…
Rank this Week: 107

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 358

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury.

http://personal-injury.mevorahlaw.com/dupage-county-lawyers
  • Mar 23

    Science is Making Headway in Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

    Science is Making Headway in Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment
    According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and estimated 1.7 million people suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Of those, approximately 52,000 experience fatality. Motor vehicle…
  • Mar 16

    Winter Weather Greatly Increases the Risk of a Slip and Fall Injury

    Winter Weather Greatly Increases the Risk of a Slip and Fall Injury
    Although a slip and fall injury can occur at almost any time of the year, winter can be an especially busy season for emergency room doctors. Often, this is because the dropping temperatures create more ice and snow in parking lots, on…
  • Mar 9

    Jackknifing Trucks Creating Devastating Pileup

    Jackknifing Trucks Creating Devastating Pileup
    Commerce is driving the flow of goods at higher rates than ever. E-commerce, or-online sales, are increasing the journey of goods from warehouses for distribution all over the country. The vehicles transporting these goods—massive…
Rank this Week: 766

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Mar 23

    Mississippi Drops Defense of Admitting Privilege Requirement; Litigation on OB/GYN Requirement Continue

    Mississippi Drops Defense of Admitting Privilege Requirement; Litigation on OB/GYN Requirement Continue
    Rewire (March 21, 2017): Mississippi Finally Stops Defending Clinic Shutdown Law, by Jessica Mason Pieklo: Eight months after the Supreme Court's decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, Mississippi dropped its defense of an admitting…
  • Mar 21

    Women Wore 'Handmaid's Tale' Robes to the Texas Senate

    Women Wore 'Handmaid's Tale' Robes to the Texas Senate
    Huffington Post (March 20, 2017): Women Wore 'Handmaid's Tale' Robes to the Texas Senate, by Catherine Pearson: On Monday, a group of women arrived at the Texas Senate Chambers wearing red robes and white bonnets as a nod to characters...
  • Mar 18

    Turnaway Study Noted for "the Ordinariness of It"

    Turnaway Study Noted for "the Ordinariness of It"
    New York Times (Dec. 14, 2016): Abortion Is Found to Have Little Effect on Women’s Mental Health, by Pam Belluck: A new study comparing women who had abortions with those who were turned away at clinics finds that women who...
Rank this Week: 368

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 85

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 180

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Can Someone In Fort Worth Sue An Insurance Company

    Can Someone In Fort Worth Sue An Insurance Company
    To sue an insurance company, a person must have “standing.” Texas is not a direct action state.  In other words, when Fred and Ted collide in their cars, the resulting lawsuit is styled Fred vs Ted, and their respective…
  • Mar 21

    Fort Worth – Delay In Paying Claim

    Fort Worth – Delay In Paying Claim
    The Fort Worth Court of Appeals delivered an opinion in 2006, that is relevant to all insurance lawyers in Texas.  The case has to do with who can assert a claim under the Texas Prompt Payment of Claims Act.  The opinion is styled,…
  • Mar 19

    Life Insurance And Citizenship Status And ERISA

    Life Insurance And Citizenship Status And ERISA
    Llano life insurance agents need to know about this case from the United States 5th Circuit.  It is a 2011 opinion styled, Araceli Medina Garcia v. American United Life Insurance Company. Araceli’s husband, Salvador, died in a car…
Rank this Week: 364

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Mar 23

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing…

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing…
    A new McKenzie Friend website has been launched this week. It is in my view an excellent illustration of the truth of the proposition that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, whether that knowledge is wielded by a law student or a…
  • Mar 21

    Child Protection Conference III – Consolidation

    Child Protection Conference III – Consolidation
    The Transparency Project is pleased to offer its support for the third multi-disciplinary Child Protection Conference to be held at the University of the West of England on June 9th. Previous events have asked the questions – is…
  • Mar 19

    Guest post : Prisons and courts bill: cross-examination of complainant witnesse

    Guest post : Prisons and courts bill: cross-examination of complainant witnesse
    This is a guest post written by David Burrows.   Quality of evidence of domestic violence complainants   Thanks to pressure from a variety of sources including Women’s Aid, The Guardian and Sir James Munby P the Lord…
Rank this Week: 255

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 23

    The Empathetic Textualist

    The Empathetic Textualist
    After the close of Day 3 of the Senate Show, I noted on the twitters that the winners for the day were Sen. Chris Coons for the Democrats and Sen. Ben Sasse or the Republicans, both of whom stood on opposite sides of an island of intelligence…
  • Mar 23

    Tennessee’s Indigent Representation Task Force: We Win

    Tennessee’s Indigent Representation Task Force: We Win
    Ed. Note: This is a post by former Fault Lines contributor and Knoxville criminal defense lawyer, Chris Seaton. Indigent representation is a topic near and dear to my heart. If you are truly poor enough that you can’t afford reasonable…
  • Mar 23

    The Rubric Of The Border Excuse

    The Rubric Of The Border Excuse
    It’s called the border search exception to the Fourth Amendment, but it’s a misnomer. It’s not an exception at all, but rather a Constitution-free zone. When you come to the border of the United States of America to seek…
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • Mar 23

    The 8th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the cancerous bo

    The 8th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the cancerous bo
    “Jon, you write a management-side blog. Why are you running a contest to find the worst employer of 2017?” Because of employers like this one (via Courthouse News): Plaintiff was diagnosed with kidney cancer and required…
  • Mar 22

    SCOTUS takes largely meaningless swipe at Obama’s NLRB legacy

    SCOTUS takes largely meaningless swipe at Obama’s NLRB legacy
    Lafe Solomon There is little doubt that under President Obama, the NLRB reinvented itself into an agency about which all employers must pay attention. One can trace much of this reinvention back to Lafe Solomon (a man with whom I once shared…
  • Mar 21

    EEOC offers sage advice on following checklists for harassment compliance

    EEOC offers sage advice on following checklists for harassment compliance
    Last June, the EEOC issued a comprehensive, bi-partisan report on harassment in the workplace. The report’s stated purpose was to “reboot workplace harassment prevention efforts” by focusing on efforts employers can take…
Rank this Week: 543

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Mar 23

    Judge Gorsuch Makes It "Personal"

    Judge Gorsuch Makes It "Personal"
    by Michael DorfMy latest Verdict column went live yesterday morning, after a very full day of questioning of Judge Gorsuch by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The column makes a number of points about the way in which the…
  • Mar 22

    Judge Gorsuch and the Role of Public Interest Litigation in our Democracy

    Judge Gorsuch and the Role of Public Interest Litigation in our Democracy
    by Alan K. ChenIn 2005, shortly before he was appointed to the federal bench, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch wrote a commentary for the National Review criticizing liberals’ reliance on litigation to accomplish social reform. This…
  • Mar 21

    Trump's Inescapable Carnival Act: Live By It, Die By It?

    Trump's Inescapable Carnival Act: Live By It, Die By It?
    by Neil H. BuchananHas Donald Trump figured out how to beat the press?  There is understandable concern that his Twitter addiction has superseded the normal channels of political communication, and that he has in general put himself…
Rank this Week: 60

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: 6

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 70

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 23

    Thursday Thinkpiece: McMahon on the Excruciatingly Gradual Civilization of Canada’s Legal System

    Thursday Thinkpiece: McMahon on the Excruciatingly Gradual Civilization of Canada’s Legal System
    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…
  • Mar 23

    Leadership Styles for Practice Group/Client Team Leader

    Leadership Styles for Practice Group/Client Team Leader
    Law firm marketers have been fundamental to the establishment and management of many law firm practice groups and client teams in North American law firms. Critical to the success of these efforts has been the ability to help train team…
  • Mar 22

    Judgmental Judge

    Judgmental Judge
    Judges exercise considerable power, and discharge a crucial public function. They identify, interpret and even create the rules that govern us. They decide what happened. And they determine the legal consequences of what happened. But judges…
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • Mar 23

    Sleeping on duty

    Sleeping on duty
    Sleeping on duty Click on text highlighted in color  to access the full text of the decisionAdministrative Law Judge Susan J. Pogoda recommended termination of employment for a patient care technician at a hospital.The employee was…
  • Mar 22

    Recent appointments announced by New York State's Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

    Recent appointments announced by New York State's Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
    Recent appointments announced by New York State's Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Source: Officer of the GovernorOn March 21, 2017 Cuomo announced the following appointments to his administration Carolyn Pokorny has been appointed Chief…
  • Mar 21

    Disciplinary hearings held in absentia

    Disciplinary hearings held in absentia
    Disciplinary hearings held in absentiaNYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings [OATH], Index No. 728/17A New York City tax auditor was charged with misconduct and incompetence for performing her duties in an inefficient manner, being…
Rank this Week: 91

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Mar 23

    Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter?

    Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter?
    J. Maria Glover, A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 221 (2017).Sergio J. CamposOftentimes when we call a thing someone’s “property,” we do so to invoke a very specific picture of the owner’s rights…
  • Mar 22

    Bylaws, Politics, and the Institutional Structure of Delaware Corporate Law

    Bylaws, Politics, and the Institutional Structure of Delaware Corporate Law
    David Skeel, The Bylaw Puzzle in Delaware Corporate Law, 72 Bus. Law. 1 (2016/2017), available at SSRN.Christopher M. BrunerAlthough corporate bylaws are, by and large, the mundane and technical instruments of day-to-day governance that most…
  • Mar 21

    The New Institutionalism in Contract Scholarship

    The New Institutionalism in Contract Scholarship
    Matthew Jennejohn, The Private Order of Innovation Networks, 68 Stan. L. Rev. 281 (2016), available at SSRN.Robert ScottRelational contract scholarship is at a pivot point. On the one hand, the relationalist revival that has dominated…
Rank this Week: 145

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/
  • Mar 23

    Posted on The Conversation: The Continuing Saga of the PACE Trial

    Posted on The Conversation: The Continuing Saga of the PACE Trial
    If you are not familiar with The Conversation, I urge you to check it out. It is "an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public." Funded by a number of...
  • Mar 22

    Short Question

    Short Question
    Writing at the always interesting PrawfsBlawg, Howard Wasserman links to this Slate article in which Will Oremus explains why reporters should stop asking complex, mulit-part questions at political press conferences. Says Oremus, "this…
  • Mar 22

    Temple Law Announces Dean Finalist

    Temple Law Announces Dean Finalist
    Temple University School of Law has announced three finalists for the position of Dean. They are A. Benjamin Spencer (Virginia), Robert Ahdieh (Emory), and Gregory Mandel (the current Interim Dean.)
Rank this Week: 297

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 23

    “The Oxford Comma Case Proves We Need New Employment Laws, Not Better Grammar”

    “The Oxford Comma Case Proves We Need New Employment Laws, Not Better Grammar”
    Suzanne Lucas (Evil HR Lady), in her column at Inc., uses the Oxford comma trucking-hours case as a jumping-off point for a wider discussion of how the current workplace regulatory regime needs overhaul, starting (but not ending) with the…
  • Mar 22

    “It’s Irrational to Require 1,000 Hours of Training to Be Able to Braid Hair”

    “It’s Irrational to Require 1,000 Hours of Training to Be Able to Braid Hair”
    Ilya Shapiro and David McDonald describe the background of the Eighth Circuit case of Niang v. Carroll, in which Cato has filed an amicus brief: …the Missouri Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (an administrative board made up…
  • Mar 22

    Child care, the most expensive way

    Child care, the most expensive way
    “In many states, parents are billed for their children’s incarceration — even if a child is later proved innocent.” [Marshall Project] Tags: crime and punishment, law enforcement for profit Child care, the most…
Rank this Week: 16

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Mar 23

    Common Misconceptions About Divorce Mediation in California

    Common Misconceptions About Divorce Mediation in California
    Divorce mediation is an attractive process for California couples that seek to resolve their disputes amicably without the need to have a public battle in court. However, there are still a lot of things that people do not know about divorce…
  • Mar 22

    Child Custody In Paternity Cases: What You Need to Know

    Child Custody In Paternity Cases: What You Need to Know
    As a Californian, you’re probably aware of the fact that our state is quite progressive. As a result, progressive policies are bound to affect every area of a Californian’s life and that includes family law.  In this blog, we…
  • Mar 21

    California Law on Extramarital Affairs and Alimony

    California Law on Extramarital Affairs and Alimony
    The worst thing that can happen to a marriage is infidelity. Most married people hope that something like this never happens. However, extramarital affairs occur more often than one could imagine. In fact, the American Association for…
Rank this Week: 171

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 23

    2nd Children Now More Common in China

    2nd Children Now More Common in China
    From the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the PRC: The universal second-child policy implemented early last year was a major factor in raising the number of births in China to 17.86 million last year, an increase of 7.9...
  • Mar 22

    Paralegals May Be Able To Provide Family Law Services in Ontario, Canada

    Paralegals May Be Able To Provide Family Law Services in Ontario, Canada
    From CBC News: A report on reforms to the Ontario family law system recommends allowing paralegals to provide more family law services without supervision from lawyers. The province says that in 2014-15 more than 57 per cent of people in...
  • Mar 21

    Many Forced Marriage Cases in the United Kingdom in 2016

    Many Forced Marriage Cases in the United Kingdom in 2016
    From Family Law Week: The Forced Marriage Unit has published information on the number of cases reported to the Unit via its public helpline and email inbox from 1 January to 31 December 2016. In 2016, the Forced Marriage Unit...
Rank this Week: 54

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

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

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

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Mar 23

    4 Home Security Strategies That Don’t Work & What to Do Instead

    4 Home Security Strategies That Don’t Work & What to Do Instead
    A burglary occurs every 20 seconds, according to the latest annual crime report from the FBI. To protect your home properly, you need to think like a criminal. If you are currently using any of the following common security measures,…
  • Mar 22

    Cracking the Parking Lot Accident Code

    Cracking the Parking Lot Accident Code
    Unfortunately, highway crashes receive a lot more attention compared to parking lot accidents as they often include high speed, overwhelming damages, severe injuries, and even death. The lack of high speed often provides drivers with a false…
  • Mar 21

    Top 12 Road Hazards Which Cause Motorcycle Accident

    Top 12 Road Hazards Which Cause Motorcycle Accident
    Road hazards that normally do not affect a car, can potentially make a motorcycle crash. Road hazards such as oil spills, potholes, tree branches, and other hazards can potentially be the factor that kills a motorcyclist. Motorcyclists need…
Rank this Week: 697

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
Rank this Week: 430

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Mar 23

    Wrongful Birth Versus Wrongful Conception in Georgia

    Wrongful Birth Versus Wrongful Conception in Georgia
    A Georgia sperm bank is facing numerous suits based on a donor who was touted as a Ph.D. in neuroscience with an IQ of 160 when he was, in fact, a college dropout with a criminal record and a diagnosis...
  • Mar 22

    IA: Senate Passes Med Mal Reform Bill

    IA: Senate Passes Med Mal Reform Bill
    The Iowa Senate passed a tort reform bill in an attempt to attract more physicians to the state: Senate File 465 includes provisions governing doctor-patient communications after adverse medical incidents; capping limits on non-economic…
  • Mar 21

    Idaho Seeks Entry-Level Torts Professor

    Idaho Seeks Entry-Level Torts Professor
    The University of Idaho College of Law is conducting an off market search for Torts, Advanced Torts, Professional Responsibility, and a fourth course to be negotiated with the Dean. We anticipate this position will be in Boise, as opposed…
Rank this Week: 42

All About Estates

All About Estates

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

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Mar 23

    Who wants to live forever……………through a digital bot version of themselves?

    Who wants to live forever……………through a digital bot version of themselves?
    This Blog was written by Robert Boyd Absurd as the title may suggest, this is a possibility. The technology now exists for a robot to tweet, send and reply to text messages and post on social media profiles after a person’s death. The…
  • Mar 22

    Is Probate Required To Appear Before Tribunals?

    Is Probate Required To Appear Before Tribunals?
    Does an estate trustee have to apply for probate in order to represent the estate before an administrative tribunal? Two administrative tribunals – the Workplace Safety Insurance Appeal Tribunal and the Humans Rights Tribunal have taken…
  • Mar 21

    Do I need to apply for a trust account number?

    Do I need to apply for a trust account number?
    Attention turns to the filing of T3 trust income tax and information returns with the end of March in sight.  If you are trustee of a new Trust you may wonder if an identification number is required? Like a social insurance number or a…
Rank this Week: 218

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Recovering the deposit after a fixed term surrender

    Recovering the deposit after a fixed term surrender
    This is a question to the blog clinic from Sandy (not his real name) who is a tenant. Hi, I have surrendered the AST in the fixed term and requested the deposit to pay back to the landlord. Now he is refusing to return the deposit. Do I have…
  • Mar 22

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 11 – The Property

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 11 – The Property
    Describing the property correctly in the tenancy agreement This sounds obvious but you need to be careful. If you get a court order for possession, you don’t want the bailiffs to evict the people living next door! Put the full address,…
  • Mar 21

    Residential Possession Proceedings by Gary Webber and Daniel Dovar

    Residential Possession Proceedings by Gary Webber and Daniel Dovar
    The essential practitioners’ guide for lawyers doing eviction proceedings Ben has often written about his admiration of the LAG book Defending Possession Proceedings.  I, however, have another preference. It’s for…
Rank this Week: 525

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Mar 23

    A claim of conspiracy to commit a tort.

    A claim of conspiracy to commit a tort.
    Practice point:  The conspiracy to commit a tort is not, of itself, a cause of action, and such an action is time-barred when the substantive tort underlying it is time-barred.Case:  Loren v. Church St. Apt. Corp., NY Slip Op 01964…
  • Mar 22

    Snow, ice, and an out-of-possession landlord's liability.

    Snow, ice, and an out-of-possession landlord's liability.
    Practice point:  Snow or ice is not a significant structural or design defect for which an out-of-possession landlord may be held liable.Case:  Cepeda v. KRF Realty LLC, NY Slip Op 01961 (1st Dep't March 16, 2017)Here is the…
  • Mar 21

    The improper entry of a clerk's judgment

    The improper entry of a clerk's judgment
    Practice point:  A clerk does not have authority to enter a clerk's judgment against a defendant pursuant CPLR 3215(a) if the plaintiff's causes of action are not for a sum certain.Case:  Primary Care Ambulance Corp. v. Simpson,…
Rank this Week: 64

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/
  • Mar 22

    Hospitals and Insurance Companies Own Your Elected Official

    Hospitals and Insurance Companies Own Your Elected Official
    For the past three days I have covered the workers' compensation and the medical malpractice bills currently before the Iowa legislature. If you've read the articles you should have some idea of what I'm talking about. If not, then read the…
  • Mar 21

    Work Comp Doctor Commits Medical Malpractice

    Work Comp Doctor Commits Medical Malpractice
    People call and ask this question, Can you sue the company doctor when medical malpractice is committed?Anybody can sue anyone, but even though you can sue them, you are probably not going to sue the company doctor who commits malpractice in…
  • Mar 20

    Employers and Work Comp Insurance Companies Pick the Doctor

    Employers and Work Comp Insurance Companies Pick the Doctor
    When injured at work, Iowa’s employers and their insurance companies get to choose the treating doctors. You, the injured worker have no choice or say in the matter. They pick, you show up, you cooperate, or you get no care. It’s…
Rank this Week: 220

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Mar 22

    Multan a padre cuyo hijo hizo la señal del “digitus impudicus” a un policía

    Multan a padre cuyo hijo hizo la señal del “digitus impudicus” a un policía
    En los Países Bajos, un joven padre de 23 años de edad fue multado por haber insultado a un policía mientras le imponía una multa, en un acto que quedó grabado en un video que se hizo viral y en el que su…
  • Mar 22

    Acusan a Disney de plagiar Zootopia

    Acusan a Disney de plagiar Zootopia
    Gary L. Goldman , un reconocido guionista de películas como Total Recall y Next, y productor de Minority Report, a través de su empresa Esplanade Productions, Inc., está demandando a The Walt Disney Company y 11 de sus…
  • Mar 22

    Por soborno de testigos, un año más de prisión a ex vicepresidente del Congo

    Por soborno de testigos, un año más de prisión a ex vicepresidente del Congo
    En la primera sentencia de su tipo emitida por la Corte Penal Internacional, CPI, se impuso una pena de un año de prisión y una multa de US$325,000 al ex vicepresidente de la República del Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, quien…
Rank this Week: 125

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    Property damage crash on I84

    Property damage crash on I84
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Mar 22

    Semi Crash in Elmore County Blocks Traffic

    Semi Crash in Elmore County Blocks Traffic
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Mar 22

    Fatal Crash near Arimo - Update

    Fatal Crash near Arimo - Update
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 320

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Mar 22

    Brexit and PIL, Over and Over

    Brexit and PIL, Over and Over
    The abandonment of the EU by the UK is at the root of many doubts concerning the legal regime of cross-border private relationships. Little by little the panorama begins to clear up as the expectations and objectives of the UK are made…
  • Mar 22

    ERA Conference on European Insolvency Law

    ERA Conference on European Insolvency Law
    On 8-9 June 2017, the Academy of European Law (ERA) will host a conference on European Insolvency Law under the title: “Insolvency Proceedings within the EU: Latest Developments” at the ERA conference center in Trier (Germany).…
  • Mar 21

    House of Lords EU Committee on Judicial Cooperation post-Brexit

    House of Lords EU Committee on Judicial Cooperation post-Brexit
    On 20 March 2017 the European Union Committee of the House of Lords on Judicial hast published its Report on Judicial cooperation post-Brexit (“Brexit: Justice for families, individuals and Businesses?”). The full Report is…
Rank this Week: 345

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Mar 22

    Bayer CropScience AG and Bayer S.A.S. v. Dow Agrosciences LLC (Fed. Cir. 2017)

    Bayer CropScience AG and Bayer S.A.S. v. Dow Agrosciences LLC (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    By Donald Zuhn -- Last week, in Bayer CropScience AG and Bayer S.A.S. v. Dow Agrosciences LLC, the Federal Circuit determined that the District Court for the District of Delaware did not abuse its discretion in determining that, under the…
  • Mar 21

    SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC (2017)

    SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC (2017)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The U.S. Supreme Court overturned another Federal Circuit decision today (this one having been decided en banc by the appellate court), in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC. The outcome…
  • Mar 20

    PTAB Life Sciences Report -- Part IV

    PTAB Life Sciences Report -- Part IV
    By John Cravero and Richard Martin -- About the PTAB Life Sciences Report: Each month we will report on developments at the PTAB involving life sciences patents. Smith & Nephew, Inc. v. ConforMIS, Inc. PTAB Petition: IPR2017-00510; filed…
Rank this Week: 458

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Mar 22

    FWIW, my current take on the Russian hacking story

    FWIW, my current take on the Russian hacking story
    Obviously, collusion with a foreign power is serious misconduct and, if it happened, should be punished. (After all, only our CIA is allowed to interfere in foreign elections!) But the fact remains... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Mar 19

    Why does the UCLA Law Review hate business law? Or private law generally, for that matter?

    Why does the UCLA Law Review hate business law? Or private law generally, for that matter?
    The UCLA Law Review is once again soliciting ideas for its annual symposium issue. Here's the last ten topics: 2007: Constitutional Niches: The Role of Institutional Context in Constitutional Law... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Mar 19

    Review of Stephen Presser's "Law Professors"

    Review of Stephen Presser's "Law Professors"
    Mark Pulliam has a thoughtful review of Stephen presser's interesting new book that uses a series of biographical sketches of law professors (some of whom want on to bigger and better things, such as... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 208

Indiana Social Security Disability…

Indiana Social Security Disability Attorney Blog

Offers information and news about social security, injury and accident law in Indiana. By Theodore F. Smith, Jr.

http://www.indianasocialsecuritydisabilityattorney.com/
  • Mar 22

    OMB Director May Go After S.S. Disability Beneficiarie

    OMB Director May Go After S.S. Disability Beneficiarie
    Illustration © Robert Wilson Last week the Trump administration rolled out its first budget proposal.  Included in the proposal were deep cuts to the Enviromental Protection Agency (31.4%); State Department (28.7%); Labor Department…
  • Mar 12

    Ice Bucket Challenge, ALS and New Bills in Congre

    Ice Bucket Challenge, ALS and New Bills in Congre
    (Illustration by © voinsveta) Remember back in the summer of 2014 when golf pro celebrities began a “the ice bucket challenge” by either pouring a bucket filled with ice water on their heads or paying $100 (or both) to raise…
  • Nov 25

    U.S. Supreme Court Rule Changes Effective December 1, 2016

    U.S. Supreme Court Rule Changes Effective December 1, 2016
    Photo by © Andrea Izzotti The U. S Supreme Court back in April 2016 approved three changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.  These approved changes are effective December 1, 2016.  The changes are to rule 4 (which deals…
Rank this Week: 622

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
Rank this Week: 497

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Mar 22

    BPP, fee charging McKenzie friends, and errors of judgment

    BPP, fee charging McKenzie friends, and errors of judgment
    I have a lot to finish writing up by way of case law – a post underway on narrowboats, the Canal & River Authority and Article 8, and two new court of appeal cases popped up today on Introductory tenancy notices and not occupying as…
  • Mar 18

    Andy Gale, misuse and me. FAO housing options officer

    Andy Gale, misuse and me. FAO housing options officer
    I didn’t want to have to write this, but sadly I have to, to protect my and our own position here on NL. Because Andy Gale (known to many in homelessness services) and Locata Housing Services have made it necessary, first by what…
  • Mar 14

    Discretionary Housing Payments and long term award

    Discretionary Housing Payments and long term award
    R (on the application of Halvai) v Hammersmith and Fulham LBC (2017) QBD (Admin) (Sara Cockerill QC) 09/03/2017 (Only on lawtel as an extempore judgment, as far as I can see) This was a judicial review of H&F’s refusal of…
Rank this Week: 346

Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    Unpublished Appellate Opinions - Don't Use Them

    Unpublished Appellate Opinions - Don't Use Them
    A hallmark of our legal system is the establishment of precedent, or case holding, from appellate courts that bind future cases. That is, the prior case can be cited in a subsequent case to argue for a similar outcome, provided the facts are…
  • Mar 9

    Settlement Agreement

    Settlement Agreement
    When given the opportunity to be certain in a litigated matter, it is typically prudent to opt for such a route. This can eliminate future uncertainty. In a recent unpublished appellate opinion, the parties unfortunately decided against such…
  • Feb 22

    A California Estate Tax?

    A California Estate Tax?
    There is a federal estate tax, for now. The current president and both houses of Congress have indicated a desire to repeal the federal estate tax. Although the details of such a repeal have not been clearly defined. In response, CA state…
Rank this Week: 215