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Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Oct 1

    Galaxy Note 4 Video Review

    Galaxy Note 4 Video Review
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Oct 1

    Windows 10 - Microsoft Tries To Fix Metro

    Windows 10 - Microsoft Tries To Fix Metro
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  • Oct 1

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 - Is This GapGate?

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 - Is This GapGate?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 623

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Oct 1

    Obamacare’s “Open Payments” A Victory for Patient

    Obamacare’s “Open Payments” A Victory for Patient
    Information is the cornerstone to modern, 21st century society. Transparency and information gives citizens and consumers the power to make informed decisions on who to vote for or which products to consume. Backroom deals, nepotism and…
  • Sep 18

    Wisconsin Court Dismisses Hip Implant Suit Against Zimmer

    Wisconsin Court Dismisses Hip Implant Suit Against Zimmer
    On August 8, 2014, a Wisconsin federal court dismissed a case based on a defective hip implant because it found that it did not have jurisdiction over a case which did not state a basis for federal jurisdiction. Federal Courthouse …
  • Sep 10

    Women’s Health: FDA Initiative Focuses on Female Representation in Clinical Trial

    Women’s Health: FDA Initiative Focuses on Female Representation in Clinical Trial
    The Food and Drug Administration has identified an information gap in its system of clinical trials and is working to fill it. The gap relates to women. There aren’t enough of them enrolled. “Underrepresentation of women (or…
Rank this Week: 769

Comp Wonk

Comp Wonk

Covers Minnesota workers compensation issues. By the Law Office of Thomas Mottaz.

http://compwonk.com
  • Oct 1

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?
    In most circumstances, you first need to speak with a lawyer to go over the facts of your case to determine whether or not you need to retain a lawyer to represent you.  Our office, offers a free consultation to all potential clients.…
  • Sep 18

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?
    The reason why I titled this article as I did is that many of the people that I speak with, including employers, feel that if they have a work-related injury that the claim is going directly against the employer.  While the employer is…
  • Sep 3

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
Rank this Week: 929

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    New App Guards Against Texting and Driving

    New App Guards Against Texting and Driving
    If you are the parent of a teenage driver, the idea of your “invulnerable” teen texting while driving may be among your greatest fears. Now “there’s an app for that.” Although texting and driving is not illegal…
  • Aug 8

    Fatal Wal-Mart Truck Crash Case in NJ Case Moving Forward

    Fatal Wal-Mart Truck Crash Case in NJ Case Moving Forward
    In June, a Wal-Mart truck driver who had been awake 24 hours caused a deadly pileup in New Jersey. The Wal-Mart truck driver’s Twitter profile included the phrase, “move or get hit.” Since that crash, most of the attention…
  • Aug 7

    Inflation Adjustment of Interstate Truck and Bus Insurance Moving Forward

    Inflation Adjustment of Interstate Truck and Bus Insurance Moving Forward
    Several times recently, I have written about the projected inflation adjustment to minimum liability insurance coverage for interstate commercial vehicles. The process continues. A few days ago, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration…
Rank this Week: 423

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Oct 1

    Increased support for First Amendment seen in U.S. students, says @knightfdn

    Increased support for First Amendment seen in U.S. students, says @knightfdn
    This week, let’s hear what people are thinking. In the next three days’ posts, I’ll share data from recent surveys. The first comes to us from the Knight Foundation, which sponsored a survey of young people on their views…
  • Sep 30

    So you say you voted. But did you finish the ballot?

    So you say you voted. But did you finish the ballot?
    Today, I share some information from the State Bar of Arizona. They have devised a smart and witty way to remind you about ALL the races that can be found on our ballots, and the vital importance of completing that ballot all the way to the…
  • Sep 29

    Lawyer-leader Richard Segal recalled at Phoenix Community Alliance

    Lawyer-leader Richard Segal recalled at Phoenix Community Alliance
    Recalling attorneys who have done great things for the community is always a pleasure, and that is what took me to an event back on September 10. In the old Phoenix courthouse, fellow leaders from the Phoenix Community Alliance gathered to…
Rank this Week: 209

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    JSTOR launches daily magazine

    JSTOR launches daily magazine
    JSTOR, the academic database used by scholars across the disciplines, has launched a new daily magazine called "JSTOR Daily: Where News Meets Its Scholarly Match" (still in beta). It already features over 100 blogposts and articles, including…
  • Sep 30

    Congress dot gov out of beta

    Congress dot gov out of beta
    The Library of Congress has announced that the Congress.gov website is officially out of beta. There are also several new features and improvements: Congress.gov Resources A new resources section providing an A to Z list of hundreds of links…
  • Sep 26

    Bestlaw extension for Chrome browser

    Bestlaw extension for Chrome browser
    A new browser extension for the Chrome browser has been developed by a Berkeley law student. It's called Bestlaw and it "adds features to Westlaw Next to make legal research more efficient, cost-effective and enjoyable".  Once you…
Rank this Week: 891

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Covers criminal law and civil rights issues in Georgia. By Albert Wan.

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Oct 1

    Removing the Barriers to Happine

    Removing the Barriers to Happine
    Linda Greenhouse, the Times’ former Supreme Court correspondent, recently wrote about the shifting views of the public on gay marriage and the prospect of the Supreme Court deciding once and for all whether  the Constitution…
  • Aug 25

    What White Flight Looks Like Today

    What White Flight Looks Like Today
    Below is a letter/article I submitted to my local community paper for publication.  After some back and forth, the paper decided not to publish it, at least in its current form, for reasons that are not worth reciting here.  I…
  • Jul 16

    Justice Roberts’s Humpty Dumpty Court

    Justice Roberts’s Humpty Dumpty Court
    As the Supreme Court ends another Term the attention continues to be on the Justices themselves and their voting patterns.  This past Term featured a higher than average number of unanimous opinions.  But as Adam Liptak from…
Rank this Week: 686

Michael Markarian: Animals &…

Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics

Covers elections, ballot measures, and legislation. By the Human Society.

http://hslf.typepad.com/political_animal/
  • Oct 1

    Caught on Tape: The Problem of Tigers as Pets and Photo Op

    Caught on Tape: The Problem of Tigers as Pets and Photo Op
    Alex the tiger at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Credit: J.P. Bonnelly Starting tomorrow, October 2, animal lovers around the world will get a rare insider’s look into the life of tigers. Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch’s…
  • Sep 29

    Are Your Lawmakers Making the Grade?

    Are Your Lawmakers Making the Grade?
    As we approach the end of the 113th Congress (which spans 2013-2014), HSLF is posting a preview of our 2014 Humane Scorecard. I hope you will check it out and see how your U.S. senators and U.S. representatives have…
  • Sep 26

    Splashy Move: Obama Designates World’s Largest Marine Preserve

    Splashy Move: Obama Designates World’s Largest Marine Preserve
    Way out in the central Pacific, there’s a swath of ocean twice the size of Texas where millions of marine animals now have safe haven from commercial killing, entanglement in fishing lines, and other human-caused dangers. Using special…
Rank this Week: 280

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 32

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Oct 1

    Governor Acts on Employment Related Bill

    Governor Acts on Employment Related Bill
    Governor Edmund G. Brown has now signed or vetoed employment-related legislation passed by the California Legislature in 2014. This year, the governor’s deadline for signing bills was September 30, 2014. Governor Brown did not act…
  • Sep 29

    Vets 100/100A Reporting Requirements Changed for 2015

    Vets 100/100A Reporting Requirements Changed for 2015
    On September 26, 2014,  the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule that reduces reporting requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors who hire and employ veterans under provisions of the Vietnam Era…
  • Sep 26

    Homeland Security Approves Wording for Immigrant Driver’s License

    Homeland Security Approves Wording for Immigrant Driver’s License
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently approved proposed wording for California’s driver’s license for undocumented persons. DHS initially rejected the wording that was proposed by the state. The approved wording,…
Rank this Week: 174

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Job Posting: Columbia University

    Job Posting: Columbia University
    The private, Ivy League, research university in New York City has opened a search for an Associate University Ombuds Officer. The position works with the University Ombuds, Joan C. Waters, to provide services to nearly 60,000 faculty,…
  • Oct 1

    Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution Working Group Launches Newsletter

    Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution Working Group Launches Newsletter
    On September 15, 2014, the group that promotes ADR within the U.S. government, published the first issue of a newsletter, Resolving Conflict. Victor Voloshin, IADRWG Steering Committee Chair explained that the inaugural newsletter gives some…
  • Oct 1

    University of the Pacific Opens Internal Search for First Ombud

    University of the Pacific Opens Internal Search for First Ombud
    The private university in Stockton, California has appointed a search committee to evaluate internal candidates for its first Ombudsperson.  In addition, UOP has decided that the position, which will work with faculty, staff and…
Rank this Week: 418

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Mr. Lawrence W. Striley named 25th Reporter of Decision

    Mr. Lawrence W. Striley named 25th Reporter of Decision
    Today's the first day on the job for a new name you should know: "Following a national search, the Supreme Court of California today announced the appointment of Mr. Lawrence W. Striley as the 25th Reporter of Decisions of the Supreme Court…
  • Sep 30

    CRF Honors Clerk Joseph Lane + LACBA ACS event

    CRF Honors Clerk Joseph Lane + LACBA ACS event
    This afternoon at the Bonaventure Brewing Co. in Downtown LA, the Constitutional Rights Foundation presents is annual Cobey Honors Awards, which include and award for Joseph Lane, Clerk of the Second District Court of Appeal for the Appellate…
  • Sep 25

    From appellate practice to safer streets, via hoagies...

    From appellate practice to safer streets, via hoagies...
    Law360 reports here that LA appellate lawyer Jules Zeman, former head of Haight Brown's appellate practice, has now joined McKenna Long & Aldridge.Zeman is a double-Temple grad,so he may be able to opine about where to get a good hoagie…
Rank this Week: 648

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Cover California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Los Angeles Divorce for Kris Jenner and Bruce Jenner

    Los Angeles Divorce for Kris Jenner and Bruce Jenner
    Keeping up with the Kardashians stars Kris Jenner and Bruce Jenner are finally putting their marriage to bed. Kris Jenner filed her Petition for Dissolution of Marriage this month, citing a date of separation of June 1, 2013. Kris and…
  • Sep 29

    Divorce for Amber Rose

    Divorce for Amber Rose
    Amber Rose has filed for divorce from Wiz Khalifa, E! News confirms. The pair wed on July 8, 2013 and have one son together, one-year-old Sebastian 'The Bash' Taylor Thomaz, whom they welcomed on February 21, 2013. According to the…
  • Sep 26

    Telephonic Witnesses in a Court Hearing

    Telephonic Witnesses in a Court Hearing
    When Mother filed for divorce from Father, the parties' daughter was living with Mother, and the parties' son was living with Father. Both parties sought custody of their son. During trial, Mother's witness was her son's guidance counselor,…
Rank this Week: 138

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 561

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Oct 1

    The European Commission's Approach to Long-term Contracts: an Economist's View

    The European Commission's Approach to Long-term Contracts: an Economist's View
    David Spector,Paris School of Economics, CNRS. explores The European Commission's Approach to Long-term Contracts: an Economist's View. ABSTRACT: In recent decisions, the Commission has taken a hard stance vis-a-vis dominant firms using…
  • Oct 1

    The Commission Investigation into Pay TV Services: Open Question

    The Commission Investigation into Pay TV Services: Open Question
    Pablo Ibanez Colomo, LSE describes The Commission Investigation into Pay TV Services: Open Questions. ABSTRACT: In January 2014, the Commission launched an investigation into pay TV services in the context of a review of EU copyright rules…
  • Oct 1

    Sports and Antitrust Law

    Sports and Antitrust Law
    The ABA has a new book on Sports and Antitrust Law. BOOK ABSTRACT: Sports and Antitrust Law presents a legal overview of sports-related topics and offers an exciting new resource on the most current cases and issues, both for the...
Rank this Week: 51

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Oct 1

    CETA, Investment Obligations, and Public Debt

    CETA, Investment Obligations, and Public Debt
    This is from the officially released CETA text (p. 184): Annex X: Public Debt 1. No claim that a restructuring of debt issued by a Party breaches an obligation under Sections [Non-Discriminatory Treatment, Investment Protection] may be…
  • Oct 1

    Does CETA Violate WTO Obligations? How About NAFTA Chapter 11?

    Does CETA Violate WTO Obligations? How About NAFTA Chapter 11?
    This is from the U.S. dairy industry: The text of the European Union-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) released at the end of last week contains provisions on geographical indications (GIs) and reallocates a portion of…
  • Oct 1

    Trade Liberalization and Tobacco Control

    Trade Liberalization and Tobacco Control
    I've heard it suggested that opening up developing country tobacco markets to foreign competition will mean lower prices and greater consumption. But is that true? This article calls this into question: For more than two decades, public…
Rank this Week: 156

Trademarkology

Trademarkology

Provides insight and guidance on selecting a brand name or logo and protecting it with a federally registered trademark. By Stites & Harbison, PLLC.

http://www.trademarkologist.com/
  • Oct 1

    Alibaba and the Forty (actually, ten) Most Valuable Trademark

    Alibaba and the Forty (actually, ten) Most Valuable Trademark
    Alibaba probably had a better September than you. Indeed, you may have heard about the company’s record $25 billion IPO. This week, Forbes examined whether the Alibaba trademark justified the $25 billion IPO. As Forbes noted, legend has…
  • Sep 30

    Lawyers Agree on How to Handle DUI Stops, Disagree on Trademark

    Lawyers Agree on How to Handle DUI Stops, Disagree on Trademark
    - Do not perform any roadside tests. This includes walking a line, testing your eyes, and most importantly, DON’T BLOW in any breath-testing unit. This is advice from Texas DUI lawyer Mark Hull on his website, dontblow.com. Fellow…
  • Sep 29

    Apple’s Misfortune is KitKat’s Gain

    Apple’s Misfortune is KitKat’s Gain
    Isn’t the saying that “one man’s misfortune is another man’s gain”? Last week, Apple’s misfortune was certainly KitKat’s gain. KitKat capitalized on the “bending flaw” of the…
Rank this Week: 287

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

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

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    The executor has done nothing for six years. What can a beneficiary do?

    The executor has done nothing for six years. What can a beneficiary do?
    Here is a situation that will sound familiar to many of you - an executor who is doing nothing, while an estate sits, waiting. Is there anything a beneficiary can do? Yes! There are options, as I discuss below. Here is a question I recently…
  • Sep 28

    Joan Rivers teaches lesson about termination of life support

    Joan Rivers teaches lesson about termination of life support
    Lawyers and other advisors who work in estate planning will always urge their clients to set up three main planning documents. Those are the will, the Power of Attorney (dealing with property and finances) and a Health Care Directive. Some…
  • Sep 28

    How much can the trustee of a Henson Trust be paid?

    How much can the trustee of a Henson Trust be paid?
    Thousands of Canadians have been named as the trustee of wills and by extension, the trusts set up in those wills. For many, this may include a Henson Trust. This is a type of trust that is created to set aside funds for a disabled person to…
Rank this Week: 500

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Oct 1

    Cary Spivak Working With Elite Protection Specialist

    Cary Spivak Working With Elite Protection Specialist
    Cary Spivak, investigative reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, joined Elite Protection Specialists earlier this year. While he is still employed with the newspaper full time, he is working as a private investigator part time and…
  • Sep 29

    Are Your Employees Committing Fraud

    Are Your Employees Committing Fraud
    Fraud is big business. Companies are most at risk of fraud from their employees, since they have access to information and assets. On average, companies lose 5% to 6% of their revenues to internal fraud. This means that a company with sales…
  • Sep 24

    Roca Labs Sues Customers, Seemingly Violating Their Own Terms and Condition

    Roca Labs Sues Customers, Seemingly Violating Their Own Terms and Condition
    Monday I introduced you to Roca Labs, the company that sells [possibly dangerous] goop as a weight loss product. They call it “Gastric Bypass No Surgery,” and it is essentially a product that you ingest, which the company claims…
Rank this Week: 584

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Florida Police Lose Armed Robbery Case by Illegally Searching Trunk of Car

    Florida Police Lose Armed Robbery Case by Illegally Searching Trunk of Car
    In a recent armed robbery case west of Jacksonville, Florida, three suspects entered the victim's home and stole certain items from him at gunpoint. The three suspects fled in a vehicle, and the victim called the police providing a…
  • Sep 28

    Anonymous Call Was Not Sufficient to Stop Defendant in Florida

    Anonymous Call Was Not Sufficient to Stop Defendant in Florida
    In Florida, the police are not allowed to stop a vehicle without probable cause to believe the person committed a traffic violation or at least reasonable suspicion of criminal activity. Most stops are easily justified by the police with…
  • Sep 25

    Police Officer Justified in Searching Pill Bottle in Florida Drug Case

    Police Officer Justified in Searching Pill Bottle in Florida Drug Case
    In Florida, the police are not permitted to search a person's belongings unless the police officer has consent to search from someone authorized to provide such consent, the officer has probable cause in certain circumstances or the officer…
Rank this Week: 381

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Oct 1

    13 Billing Tips to Keep Clients Happy Plus 50 More Must-Read

    13 Billing Tips to Keep Clients Happy Plus 50 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 51 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Sep 30

    Review of Abacus Private Cloud Plus 82 More Must-Read

    Review of Abacus Private Cloud Plus 82 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 83 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • Sep 26

    Reviews of Slack, ActiveWords; A Dual Cell Phone Lawyer; WordPerfect DOS Ethical Issue

    Reviews of Slack, ActiveWords; A Dual Cell Phone Lawyer; WordPerfect DOS Ethical Issue
    Today's issue of Fat Friday contains these articles: Neil Squillante, Review: Slack Andrew Shear, Why I Use a Feature Phone and an iPhone Mark Olberding, WordPerfect DOS, Windows XP, and Legal Ethics Robin Meadow, Review: ActiveWords 2.1…
Rank this Week: 90

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Marta v. Reid - Late Payments in Workers' Compensation Claim

    Marta v. Reid - Late Payments in Workers' Compensation Claim
    The Georgia Legislature recognized that when workers are injured on-the-job, they are entitled not only to receive adequate compensation, but also to obtain those benefits in a timely manner. In order to give employers incentive to comply,…
  • Sep 28

    Burkhart v. H.J. Heinz Co. - Asbestos Injury Deposition Inadmissible in Workers' Comp Case

    Burkhart v. H.J. Heinz Co. - Asbestos Injury Deposition Inadmissible in Workers' Comp Case
    If you have been injured in the course of your employment, generally the only compensation you can receive will come from your workers' compensation insurance. However, there are third-party liability exceptions. One of the most common…
  • Sep 21

    Reed v. Malone's Mechanical - Third-Party Claims Must Be Comprehensive From Start

    Reed v. Malone's Mechanical - Third-Party Claims Must Be Comprehensive From Start
    A recent third-party liability claim stemming from a work injury failed because plaintiff did not name all potential defendants soon enough in the process. While this oversight seems obvious in hindsight, the reality is identifying all…
Rank this Week: 310

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Oct 1

    Stacked deck

    Stacked deck
    The Coast Guard has an interesting opinion in United States v. Sullivan, on a members panel stacking. A military accused does not have the same “jury” right as a civilian accused, but he does have the right to a panel (jury) that…
  • Sep 20

    Worth the read

    Worth the read
    Here are a couple of articles worth the read if you have some time this weekend. The Reliability of Assault Victims’ Immediate Accounts: Evidence from Trauma Studies, Melissa Hamilton, University of Houston Law…
  • Sep 14

    A mixed but really good result?

    A mixed but really good result?
    So, client is a medical provider initially accused of committing sexual contact by a, “fraudulent representation that the sexual contact served a professional purpose.” Six former patients alleged that when the client gave…
Rank this Week: 229

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Oct 1

    Using Social Media? Beware of Ethical Pitfalls (Part 2)

    Using Social Media? Beware of Ethical Pitfalls (Part 2)
    The following is a guest blog post by Jonathan Rubens, a principal at Javid Rubens LLP in San Francisco, which represents clients in business transactions and advises them on data security, privacy, trademark and copyright issues.  With…
  • Sep 29

    Using Social Media? Beware of Ethical Pitfalls (Part 1)

    Using Social Media? Beware of Ethical Pitfalls (Part 1)
    The following is a guest blog post by Jonathan Rubens, a principal at Javid Rubens LLP in San Francisco, which represents clients in business transactions and advises them on data security, privacy, trademark and copyright issues. Attorneys…
  • Sep 26

    Coordinate Your Discovery Method

    Coordinate Your Discovery Method
    Often you can use more than one discovery method to get the same facts or evidence. You can take a pick-and-choose approach to your methodology, or better yet, use a coordinated approach that aims multiple discovery methods at the same…
Rank this Week: 432

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Oct 1

    Using Social Media? Beware of Ethical Pitfalls (Part 2)

    Using Social Media? Beware of Ethical Pitfalls (Part 2)
    The following is a guest blog post by Jonathan Rubens, a principal at Javid Rubens LLP in San Francisco, which represents clients in business transactions and advises them on data security, privacy, trademark and copyright issues.  With…
  • Sep 29

    Using Social Media? Beware of Ethical Pitfalls (Part 1)

    Using Social Media? Beware of Ethical Pitfalls (Part 1)
    The following is a guest blog post by Jonathan Rubens, a principal at Javid Rubens LLP in San Francisco, which represents clients in business transactions and advises them on data security, privacy, trademark and copyright issues. Attorneys…
  • Sep 26

    Coordinate Your Discovery Method

    Coordinate Your Discovery Method
    Often you can use more than one discovery method to get the same facts or evidence. You can take a pick-and-choose approach to your methodology, or better yet, use a coordinated approach that aims multiple discovery methods at the same…
Rank this Week: 822

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 291

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for retail employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 592

Oklahoma Personal Injury Lawyer…

Oklahoma Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Hasbrook & Hasbrook.

http://www.oklahomalawyer.com/blog/
  • Oct 1

    Most Oklahoma Traffic Deaths Involve No Seat Belts, No Helmet

    Most Oklahoma Traffic Deaths Involve No Seat Belts, No Helmet
    Oklahoma Car Crash Trends: Part 2 If all Oklahoma drivers and passengers used seat belts and safety restraints and all motorcyclists used helmets, it is likely that several hundred deaths...
  • Sep 30

    Oklahoma Traffic Fatalities, Injuries Decline in 2013

    Oklahoma Traffic Fatalities, Injuries Decline in 2013
    Oklahoma Car Crash Trends: Part 1 There are three groups of people who have a very personal motivation to advocate for reductions in traffic crashes and fatalities in Oklahoma: The...
  • Sep 26

    Oklahoma Lawmaker Laments Problems of Oklahoma Nursing Home

    Oklahoma Lawmaker Laments Problems of Oklahoma Nursing Home
    Primary Problems: Low Wages, Absentee Owners An Oklahoma lawmaker issued a press release earlier this week deploring the poor conditions of Oklahoma’s nursing homes. State Rep. James Lockhart, member of...
Rank this Week: 572

DRI Today

DRI Today

Covers the defense of civil actions.

http://dritoday.org/Default.aspx
  • Oct 1

    Companies Leading the Charge on Carbon Pricing

    Companies Leading the Charge on Carbon Pricing
    While it is unlikely that the 113th Congress will take any action on climate change (especially not in advance of the November 2014 elections),  many major public companies aren’t waiting for Congressional action and are instead…
  • Sep 24

    The Challenge of Addressing Environmental Stigma Claim

    The Challenge of Addressing Environmental Stigma Claim
    The often uncertain nature of environmental stigma claims has resulted in diverse and often confusing jurisprudence. Stigma damage claims seek recovery of damages to the reputation of the realty.  Stigma damages represent the…
  • Sep 17

    New Domestic Violence Leave Law in Massachusett

    New Domestic Violence Leave Law in Massachusett
    At the same time NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell faces tough questions about Ray Rice, a new domestic violence law went into effect in Massachusetts.  Employers with 50 or more employees must now provide employees who are victims of…
Rank this Week: 442

DRI Today

DRI Today

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

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
  • Oct 1

    Companies Leading the Charge on Carbon Pricing

    Companies Leading the Charge on Carbon Pricing
    While it is unlikely that the 113th Congress will take any action on climate change (especially not in advance of the November 2014 elections),  many major public companies aren’t waiting for Congressional action and are instead…
  • Sep 24

    The Challenge of Addressing Environmental Stigma Claim

    The Challenge of Addressing Environmental Stigma Claim
    The often uncertain nature of environmental stigma claims has resulted in diverse and often confusing jurisprudence. Stigma damage claims seek recovery of damages to the reputation of the realty.  Stigma damages represent the…
  • Sep 17

    New Domestic Violence Leave Law in Massachusett

    New Domestic Violence Leave Law in Massachusett
    At the same time NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell faces tough questions about Ray Rice, a new domestic violence law went into effect in Massachusetts.  Employers with 50 or more employees must now provide employees who are victims of…
Rank this Week: 201

Wachler & Associates Health Law…

Wachler & Associates Health Law Blog

Covers health law, recovery audit contractors, compliance and medicare. By Wachler & Associates, P.C.

http://www.wachlerblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    OCR Offers Guidance on HIPAA Privacy Rule and Same-sex Marriage

    OCR Offers Guidance on HIPAA Privacy Rule and Same-sex Marriage
    In September, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released guidance to assist covered entities in understanding their obligations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act…
  • Sep 30

    Medicare to Introduce More Star Ratings to Compare Provider

    Medicare to Introduce More Star Ratings to Compare Provider
    CMS recently announced that it will soon be adding additional star ratings to the Medicare.gov website by 2015. CMS has already implemented the star rating system to provide consumers quality and safety information regarding nursing homes and…
  • Sep 29

    Federation of State Medical Boards Releases Model Legislation to Expedite Physician Licensure in Lieu of Telemedicine Push

    Federation of State Medical Boards Releases Model Legislation to Expedite Physician Licensure in Lieu of Telemedicine Push
    As the demand for telemedicine increases across the country, states continue to grapple with licensure issues arising from physicians working across state lines. In an effort to resolve the dilemma, the Federation of State Medical Boards…
Rank this Week: 724

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Head-On Collision Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Injured

    Head-On Collision Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Injured
    Any type of car accident can produce injuries in Chicago and any type of collision can be severe. But statistics continuously show that certain types of crashes, including head-on collisions, are more likely to result in injuries to the…
  • Sep 30

    Walmart Blames Tracy Jordan for Crash-Related Injurie

    Walmart Blames Tracy Jordan for Crash-Related Injurie
    In most collisions, the actions of one or more drivers involved lead to a dangerous situation where a crash occurs. These car accidents can lead to injuries sustained by an at-fault driver, a passenger in a driver's vehicle, or even another…
  • Sep 29

    Actress Amanda Bynes Arrested Again for DUI

    Actress Amanda Bynes Arrested Again for DUI
    According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving ("MADD"), the average drunk driver has driven drunk 80 times before being arrested for an initial charge of driving under the influence, driving while impaired, or other alcohol-related charge. Every…
Rank this Week: 620

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 149

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Oct 1

    Quick and Simple WordPress Shortcode – Straight from the Developers Desk

    Quick and Simple WordPress Shortcode – Straight from the Developers Desk
    Interested in creating custom shortcodes in WordPress? It is really easy.  Below is an example of a shortcode that we recently used: You can add this directly to the functions.php file.  Something to keep in mind is that you…
  • Sep 29

    About ShellShocker Vulnerability

    About ShellShocker Vulnerability
    This summer, there was the “Heartbleed” security vulnerability that affected web servers. Now in the past week, there is Shellshocker vulnerability. About ShellShock Vulnerability Shellshock is a vulnerability in GNU’s bash…
  • Sep 26

    Do You Really Need the Word “That”?

    Do You Really Need the Word “That”?
    The That Tip That is one of the most overused words in writing. I would venture to say half the time you don’t need it in your writing. When we speak we use that as a filler word and it… Categories: Content The post Do You Really…
Rank this Week: 611

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Chasing Data: An eDiscovery Report

    Chasing Data: An eDiscovery Report
    By Shane SchickExtract: Choosing an e-discovery solution means addressing several interconnected issues. Product demos can be impressive, but don’t be fooled: a tool’s features can be the least important factor for you to…
  • Sep 30

    Total Review Cost of Training Selection Method

    Total Review Cost of Training Selection Method
    By William WebberMy previous post described in some detail the conditions of finite population annotation that apply to e-discovery. To summarize, what we care about (or at least should care about) is not maximizing classifier accuracy in…
  • Sep 29

    Is the IRS’s Inability to Find Emails the Result of Unethical Behavior?

    Is the IRS’s Inability to Find Emails the Result of Unethical Behavior?
    By Ralph LoseyThe IRS seems inherently incapable of finding emails. The most famous incident that everyone has heard about, and many have complained about, is the loss of emails of key witnesses in a Congressional investigation…
Rank this Week: 52

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: 553

InfoBytes Blog

InfoBytes Blog

Monitors and reports on news, legal developments and legislative actions affecting the financial services industry. By Buckley Sandler LLP.

http://www.infobytesblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    CFPB Enforcement Action Targets Bank’s Add-On Product Billing Practice

    CFPB Enforcement Action Targets Bank’s Add-On Product Billing Practice
    On September 24, the CFPB announced a consent order with a large national bank to address alleged unfair practices related to add-on identity theft protection products marketed by the bank and sold and administered by a third-party service…
  • Sep 26

    CFPB Finalizes Rule Defining Larger Participants Of The International Money Transfer Market

    CFPB Finalizes Rule Defining Larger Participants Of The International Money Transfer Market
    On September 23, the CFPB issued a Final Rule that defines which nonbank covered persons are designated “larger participants” for purposes of the international money transfer market. In particular, this rule, which finalizes a…
  • Sep 26

    FFIEC and CFPB Announce Updates To Web-Based HMDA Database And Tool

    FFIEC and CFPB Announce Updates To Web-Based HMDA Database And Tool
    On September 22, the FFIEC announced an update to its online database for analyzing HMDA data and the CFPB announced updates to the agency’s corresponding HMDA tools. Originally launched in September 2013, the tool focuses on the number…
Rank this Week: 713

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Oct 1

    The Five Pathways in Action

    The Five Pathways in Action
    In this post, which follows our earlier discussion of legal strategy, we’ll offer examples of companies situated within each of...
  • Sep 29

    You Should Listen To The Goldman New York Fed Story

    You Should Listen To The Goldman New York Fed Story
    This American Life has a banking supervision story (!) that turns on secret recordings made by a former employee of...
  • Sep 26

    Semi-Welcome To The Blogosphere, Bull Market!

    Semi-Welcome To The Blogosphere, Bull Market!
    UConn's James Kwak has joined Medium's Bull Market, a collection of interesting business writers doing long and semi-long form work....
Rank this Week: 137

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Covers oil, gas and mineral law topics, including pooling, surface damages, lessor's remedies and lease bonuses. By John McFarland.

http://www.oilandgaslawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    New UT Study on Water Use in Oil and Gas Production

    New UT Study on Water Use in Oil and Gas Production
    A new study published by The University of Texas' Bureau of Economic Geology compares the amount of water used in producing oil from shale plays to the water used in producing oil from conventional reservoirs. The study concludes that water…
  • Sep 29

    Texas' New Seismologist

    Texas' New Seismologist
    Michael Brick has written an excellent article in the Houston Chronicle about the Texas Railroad Commission's new seismologist, David Craig Pearson. The article, "Vexed by Earthquakes, Texas Calls In a Scientist," relates the events leading…
  • Sep 23

    EPA Praises RRC

    EPA Praises RRC
    In a letter to the Texas Railroad Commission commenting on the RRC's proposed rules on curbing earthquakes caused by high-pressure injection of waste fluids, the Environmental Protection Agency "applauded the RRC's efforts to ensure it has…
Rank this Week: 763

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    California Governor Brown Signing More New Employment Laws at End of 2014 Session (Part I)

    California Governor Brown Signing More New Employment Laws at End of 2014 Session (Part I)
    The 2014 legislative session is over.  But employers will be remembering this one for a long time.  California Governor Jerry Brown signed a host of new laws at the end of the session.  Many deal with narrow-cast and public…
  • Oct 1

    Did the California Legislature Kill Arbitration?

    Did the California Legislature Kill Arbitration?
    Could be.  Certainly, arbitration services should be concerned that their services may not command the interest they once did.Governor Brown just signed AB 802. This law applies to new arbitrations administered after 1/1/2015.I'm…
  • Sep 23

    Court of Appeal: Federal OSHA preempts Unfair Competition Claims ( B&P Section 17200)

    Court of Appeal: Federal OSHA preempts Unfair Competition Claims ( B&P Section 17200)
    California's unfair competition law, Business and Professions Code section 17200, is quite broad.  Plaintiffs can bring claims for injunctive relief and restitution for just about anything they can prove is unlawful, unfair, or…
Rank this Week: 437

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 425

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Oct 1

    Blog Post: Ohio EPA Voluntary Action Program Update

    Blog Post: Ohio EPA Voluntary Action Program Update
    Many of our Ohio based automotive suppliers with retained environmental liability are performing soil and groundwater cleanups using the Ohio Voluntary Action Program (VAP). My colleagues and I thought it would be timely to describe the…
  • Oct 1

    Blog Post: UN Chief Presses WTO To Overcome Impasse, Craft New Rule

    Blog Post: UN Chief Presses WTO To Overcome Impasse, Craft New Rule
    United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Wednesday implored the World Trade Organization to overcome its internal squabbles and reach a deal on new global trade rules, warning that the rise of regional trade pacts could undermine the…
  • Sep 26

    Blog Post: Critical Cyberinsurance Considerations For Utility Exec

    Blog Post: Critical Cyberinsurance Considerations For Utility Exec
    Because cybercoverages are so varied, and the policy terms new and precise, a utility that decides to buy cyberinsurance without understanding its risks or analyzing the coverage offered may discover that it has unintentionally “gone…
Rank this Week: 818

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Collection Spotlight - Supreme Court Begins New Term

    Collection Spotlight - Supreme Court Begins New Term
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library! A new biography on Justice Antonin Scaliawas just acquired by the library.You can follow the Supreme Courtthroughout the term on their website.
  • Sep 25

    Throwback Thursday: Banned Books Week edition

    Throwback Thursday: Banned Books Week edition
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistOur most infamous alumna is Madalyn Murray O'Hare, '52 - founder of the American Atheists and author of multiple books on atheism, all of which have been banned…
  • Sep 21

    Spotlight - Banned Books Week Sept. 21-27

    Spotlight - Banned Books Week Sept. 21-27
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!This week, Sept. 21-27, is Banned Books Week.These are two of the banned books featured in"Books That Shaped America,"an exhibit by the Library of CongressFor the…
Rank this Week: 689

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Oct 1

    SABBATICAL STARTED 1 OCTOBER 2014

    SABBATICAL STARTED 1 OCTOBER 2014
    Three months to reflect My sabbatical started on the 1st of October 2014. I will start a new law firm in Curaçao on the 1st of January 2015. Check my blog for an update in December 2014. In the meantime, if you want to contact me,…
  • Sep 11

    CELEBRATING 25 YEARS AS A LAWYER

    CELEBRATING 25 YEARS AS A LAWYER
    It is all about passion and commitment Today I am celebrating that I was admitted to the Amsterdam Bar on 12 September 1989. I am a graduate of VU University in Amsterdam, 1989. After 8 years of practicing law for two different law firms in…
  • Sep 9

    MARTIJN WELTEN NEW MANAGING PARTNER SPIGT DUTCH CARIBBEAN

    MARTIJN WELTEN NEW MANAGING PARTNER SPIGT DUTCH CARIBBEAN
    Karel Frielink is leaving firm after 15 years (Summary in English below) PERSBERICHT van Spigt Dutch Caribbean van 9 september 2014 Karel Frielink vertrekt bij Spigt Dutch Caribbean, Martijn Welten nieuwe managing partner. Per 1 oktober 2014…
Rank this Week: 482

Patent Baristas

Patent Baristas

Offers bio/pharma patent news. By Stephen Jenei.

http://www.patentbaristas.com
  • Oct 1

    USPTO Report on Virtual Marking

    USPTO Report on Virtual Marking
    Congress directed the USPTO to submit a report on virtual marking after enactment of the AIA. The AIA made many changes to United States patent law, including an amendment to 35 U.S.C. § 287(a), the so-called “marking”…
  • Sep 30

    FDA Warning Letters Expected to Increase in 2015

    FDA Warning Letters Expected to Increase in 2015
    Did you know that the number of FDA warning letters issued increased substantially by 78% from 2007 to 2013? One of the industries that accounted for the highest number of warning letters was Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology. Sparta Systems…
  • Sep 30

    IQPC’s upcoming Global Patent Strategies Summit

    IQPC’s upcoming Global Patent Strategies Summit
    EXCLUSIVE PAST SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS Global Patent Strategies Summit December 3-5 · San Jose, CA www.GlobalPatentSummit.com You may feel a bit like you’re grasping at straws in order to keep up with the ever-changing…
Rank this Week: 436