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Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 18

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Feb 4

    Club de futbol no puede tocar su himno

    Club de futbol no puede tocar su himno
    El club de futbol de Peña Sport de Tafalla, un equipo de fútbol de Segunda B de Navarra, España, no puede interpretar en sus partidos el himno del equipo, ya que la Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE) le ha…
  • Feb 4

    Sentencian a diplomático malasio por agresión indecente

    Sentencian a diplomático malasio por agresión indecente
    Aunque su abogado, Donald Stevens, argumentó circunstancias extenuantes e incluso enfermedad mental, el agregado militar en la embajada de Malasia en Wellington, Nueva Zelanda, Mohammed Rizalman Ismail, fue sentenciado a nueve meses de…
  • Feb 4

    Prohíben en Brasil “Mi Lucha”

    Prohíben en Brasil “Mi Lucha”
    Un juez del estado brasileño de Rio de Janeiro prohibió hoy la publicación del libro "Mein Kampf" ("Mi lucha"), escrito por Adolfo Hitler en 1925, mismo que es base de la ideología de la Alemania nazi.
Rank this Week: 213

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Feb 4

    EDRM Participant Profile, Crystal O’Donnell: eDiscovery Trend

    EDRM Participant Profile, Crystal O’Donnell: eDiscovery Trend
    When EDRM announced eDiscovery Daily as an Education partner back in March, EDRM agreed to publish our daily posts on the EDRM site and it has been great to publish our content via the leading standards organization for the eDiscovery market!…
  • Feb 3

    Thursday LTNY 2016 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend

    Thursday LTNY 2016 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend
    As noted yesterday and Tuesday, LegalTech® New York 2016 (LTNY) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. This is the last day to check out the show if…
  • Feb 2

    Wednesday LTNY 2016 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend

    Wednesday LTNY 2016 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend
    As noted yesterday, LegalTech® New York 2016 (LTNY) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. There’s still time to check out the show if…
Rank this Week: 68

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 4

    Illumina Cambridge Ltd. v. Intelligent Bio-Systems, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    Illumina Cambridge Ltd. v. Intelligent Bio-Systems, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Federal Circuit affirmed a decision of obviousness, and that a patentee not be able to amend claims in an inter partes review proceeding, in an opinion handed down January 29th in Illumina Cambridge Ltd. v.…
  • Feb 3

    Motivation Innovations, LLC v. Petsmart, Inc. (D. Del. 2016)

    Motivation Innovations, LLC v. Petsmart, Inc. (D. Del. 2016)
    Coupon Patent Easily Found Invalid under § 101 By Joseph Herndon -- On January 12, 2016, the District Court for the District of Delaware issued an opinion in a case captioned Motivation Innovations, LLC v. Petsmart, Inc. Plaintiff,…
  • Feb 2

    NRT Technology Corp. v. Everi Payments, Inc. (PTAB 2016)

    NRT Technology Corp. v. Everi Payments, Inc. (PTAB 2016)
    Business Method Patent Survives PTAB Review By Joseph Herndon -- On January 22, 2016, the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a decision denying institution of a covered business method (CBM) patent review in a case captioned NRT…
Rank this Week: 77

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Feb 4

    The Value of a Shoe, a Purse, and a Coconut

    The Value of a Shoe, a Purse, and a Coconut
    My law professor husband and I spent the better part of Thursday evening trying to get our daughter a shoe. It’s not that we don’t have shoes. We have every shoe a seven-year-old girl could want: school shoes, soccer shoes,...
  • Feb 3

    Public lands, common ground, and the smell of sagebrush after the rain

    Public lands, common ground, and the smell of sagebrush after the rain
    (photo by Jonathan Long) The Malheur Occupation has presented at least two community-learning opportunities. These most recent sagebrush rebels have used a specific, limited reading of the Constitution to support their arguments, and legal…
  • Feb 1

    Finders Keepers and King Cake Babie

    Finders Keepers and King Cake Babie
    Finders law is always fun teach. It’s fun in part because everyone, even my seven-year-old daughter, knows the rule “finders keepers.” It’s also fun because the law of finders gives an easy avenue into topics I particularly enjoy,…
Rank this Week: 199

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Feb 4

    Homespun Wisdom (and Wrongheadedness) in Iowa on the Treatment of Muslim

    Homespun Wisdom (and Wrongheadedness) in Iowa on the Treatment of Muslim
    Illinois Law dean and law professor Vikram David Amar evaluates three people’s statements regarding America’s treatment of Muslims: President Obama, an Iowa businessman, and a local Muslim cleric (an imam). Amar points out that…
  • Feb 3

    Godly Rhetoric in Presidential Campaigns: Cruz, Rubio, and Reagan

    Godly Rhetoric in Presidential Campaigns: Cruz, Rubio, and Reagan
    Cardozo law professor Marci Hamilton comments on the use of religious terms in among the Republican presidential candidates, particularly terms that refer to a specific religio-political world view. Hamilton especially critiques Cruz’s…
  • Feb 1

    You Made Your (Marital) Bed, Now Lie in It

    You Made Your (Marital) Bed, Now Lie in It
    Hofstra University law professor Joanna Grossman comments on a recent decision by an appellate court in New York holding that a harsh but voluntary prenuptial agreement could be enforced as written. Grossman points out that the decision is…
Rank this Week: 198

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 4

    Indiana Senate approves bill that would create child abuse registry

    Indiana Senate approves bill that would create child abuse registry
    2-4-16 Indiana: INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Senate has passed a bill that would create a public registry of people convicted of child abuse or neglect. The bill that would create a list similar to online sex-offender registries was…
  • Feb 2

    Statute of limitations could be eliminated for some sex crime

    Statute of limitations could be eliminated for some sex crime
    2-2-16 Mississippi: JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Sex crime victims could soon have more options to pursue charges. The amount of time that passes before they go to the cops can make a difference. It doesn't matter how severe the…
  • Feb 2

    NY Bill Would Require Advance Notice of Sex Offender Relocation

    NY Bill Would Require Advance Notice of Sex Offender Relocation
    2-2-16 New York: The New York Senate passed a bill requiring the state to notify government officials and school leaders when sex offenders are transferred from a state facility to a community program or residence in their…
Rank this Week: 23

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 4

    Belated Post Debate Thread

    Belated Post Debate Thread
    Sorry. Should have put up a thread. Update (TL): Thanks, BTD. I didn't even realize there was a debate tonight until just now. That's how studiously I've been avoiding news about New Hampshire. Here's an AP recap of the first half. [[…
  • Feb 3

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    No, I'm not watching the TV show about O.J. Or following the campaigns in New Hampshire -- everyone should just declare themselves a moral victor and move on to states with more significance to the race as a whole. This is an open…
  • Feb 1

    Sanders Complains About Party Staffing, Wants Results "Recreated"

    Sanders Complains About Party Staffing, Wants Results "Recreated"
    Too much. CNN reports Bernie Sanders' campaign is claiming 90 precincts were inadequately staffed by the Democratic Party and wants the vote recreated in those precincts. Wolf Blitzer seems truly perplexed and asks, "What exactly does…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Feb 4

    Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Teen Death

    Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Teen Death
    Teenagers should be enjoying their lives to the fullest with the anticipation of everything that awaits them in their adulthood. They should be focused on their educations, their jobs, their families, and their friends. But for some teens,…
  • Feb 3

    Trains Set to Miss Important Safety Deadline

    Trains Set to Miss Important Safety Deadline
    Trains present a unique issue to the safety of those in the Chicago area. While many utilize the CTA elevated trains, and others use Amtrak or Metra to commute longer distances, some avoid trains in their entirety and see them only from a…
  • Feb 1

    One-Third of Pedestrian Accidents involve Hit-and-Run Driver

    One-Third of Pedestrian Accidents involve Hit-and-Run Driver
    If a driver is involved in a collision in Chicago, the laws require that motorist to remain at the scene to provide relevant information or until cleared by police officers. Yet despite this, many drivers who find themselves in a crash choose…
Rank this Week: 850

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 527

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com
  • Feb 4

    U.S. Museums May Serve As Safe Havens to protect ISIS-Looted Antiquities from Destruction

    U.S. Museums May Serve As Safe Havens to protect ISIS-Looted Antiquities from Destruction
      by Elizabeth Weber, Esq. Following the destruction and looting of culturally significant works in war-torn areas, the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) issued a number of protocols to safeguard these artifacts by granting them…
  • Feb 1

    WYWH: Knoedler Trial Uncut (Week 1)

    WYWH: Knoedler Trial Uncut (Week 1)
    After the “public closing” (words used by Melissa De Medeiros, a former Knoedler employee in her testimony on January 27) of the venerable Knoedler Gallery (the “Gallery”) in November 2011, rumors spread that the…
  • Feb 1

    The Cost of Donating Artwork: Can Artists Afford to Donate Their Own Artwork?

    The Cost of Donating Artwork: Can Artists Afford to Donate Their Own Artwork?
      By Emma Kleiner* At the Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona, the Healing Art Program’s mission is to fill the hospital with art that lifts the spirits of the patients and creates a serene environment. Lauren Rabb, the…
Rank this Week: 433

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Feb 4

    "Appeals court deals blow to Maryland gun control law"

    "Appeals court deals blow to Maryland gun control law"
    "Appeals court deals blow to Maryland gun control law": Michael Dresser of The Baltimore Sun has this report. And Anjali Shastry of The Washington Times reports that "Appeals court rules Md. gun control law infringes on Second Amendment…
  • Feb 4

    "Can Florida restrict doctors' speech to patients about guns?"

    "Can Florida restrict doctors' speech to patients about guns?"
    "Can Florida restrict doctors' speech to patients about guns?" Eugene Volokh has this post today at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
  • Feb 4

    "Sonia from the Bronx"

    "Sonia from the Bronx"
    "Sonia from the Bronx": Ian Frazier has this Talk of the Town essay in the February 8, 2016 issue of The New Yorker.
Rank this Week: 136

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
  • Feb 4

    (R)evolution in Law & Economic

    (R)evolution in Law & Economic
    It is a real pleasure to read Guido Calabresi’s The Future of Law and Economics almost 20 years after taking his torts class. Calabresi always struck me as a warm and inspiring presence at Yale. He’s attained eminence as…
  • Feb 4

    UC Davis Law Review, Issue 49:3 (February 2016)

    UC Davis Law Review, Issue 49:3 (February 2016)
    Articles How Litigants Evaluate the Characteristics of Legal Procedures: A Multi-Court Empirical Study Donna Shestowsky Absurdity and Excessively Delayed Executions Russell L. Christopher Constitutional Stickiness Ozan O. Varol Patent…
  • Feb 4

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 02.05.16

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 02.05.16
    An update on the Law and Humanities Scene, February 2016. CONFERENCES 1.The Law and Society Association meets in New Orleans from June 2 to June 5, 2016. The theme of the conference is At the Delta: Belonging, Place and Visions of Law and…
Rank this Week: 45

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 65

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 4

    New From the University of Provence Press, Edited by Jean Arnaud and Bruno Goosse: A Volume on Law and Art

    New From the University of Provence Press, Edited by Jean Arnaud and Bruno Goosse: A Volume on Law and Art
    New from the University of Provence (P.U.P.) Press: Document, fiction et droit en art contemporain (Jean Arnaud and Bruno Goosse, ed.; Publications de l'Universite de Provence, 2015). Here is a description of the contents from the…
  • Feb 3

    Maxeiner on J. L. Tellkampf in the United States (1838-1847)

    Maxeiner on J. L. Tellkampf in the United States (1838-1847)
    James R. Maxeiner, University of Baltimore School of Law, is publishing J.L. Tellkampf: German Legal Scientist in the U.S. (1838-1847) in an Age of Reform in volume 50 of the Yearbook of the Society of German American Legal Studies (2016).…
  • Feb 2

    Legarre on H. L. A. Hart and John Finni

    Legarre on H. L. A. Hart and John Finni
    Santiago Legarre, Universidad Catolica Argentina, Notre Dame Law School, is publishing HLA Hart and the Making of the New Natural Law Theory in Jurisprudence: An International Journal of Legal and Political Though (2016). Here is the…
Rank this Week: 83

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 12

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Feb 4

    Paternity, the Presumption of Legitimacy and Equitable Estoppel

    Paternity, the Presumption of Legitimacy and Equitable Estoppel
    In cases of paternity in New York,  a child that was born during marriage is legally presumed to be a biological product of that marriage, and this presumption historically was one of the most persuasive in law. However, it’s…
  • Jan 25

    When is it Appropriate for A Court to Order Joint Legal Custody?

    When is it Appropriate for A Court to Order Joint Legal Custody?
    In the courts of New York and Long Island, as well as legal institutions throughout the world, it’s not uncommon for legal terminology to leave parents confused when it comes to matters of custody. Indeed, in some cases, parents or…
  • Jan 14

    When Can New York Grandparents Request Child Custody?

    When Can New York Grandparents Request Child Custody?
    In Suarez v. Williams, the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in New York state, very recently considered a child custody dispute between a child’s mother and paternal grandparents. The child in question had lived with his…
Rank this Week: 375

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Feb 4

    Don’t Just Stand There Doing Nothing, People Will Think You’re a Supervisor!

    Don’t Just Stand There Doing Nothing, People Will Think You’re a Supervisor!
    The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced today that it had issued a “notice of violation” (but no fine) to Johnson and Johnson (Middle East), Inc. (“JJME”), a New Jersey Corporation, in…
  • Feb 2

    The Case of the Missing Airline

    The Case of the Missing Airline
    I have spoken before about the weirdness surrounding the E.O. 13599 List, which has some (but unaccountably not all) of the entities controlled by the Government of Iran that were removed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control from the SDN…
  • Jan 28

    SEC Name and Shame Obligation Survives Implementation Day

    SEC Name and Shame Obligation Survives Implementation Day
    One of the issues that has received little attention in all the hubbub about Implementation Day is the survival of the name and shame provisions adopted by Congress in section 219 of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of…
Rank this Week: 289

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Short Wins – the “Standard Conditions of Supervised Release Need Attention Too” Edition.

    Short Wins – the “Standard Conditions of Supervised Release Need Attention Too” Edition.
    Here is a recap of some recent victories from the Sixth Circuit. Good to see vigilant defense counsel using foresight to prevent undue restrictions resulting from sentencing conditions. United States v. Arnold. Sixth Circuit: A jury…
  • Jan 30

    Confessing that you confessed is not the same as confessing the crime

    Confessing that you confessed is not the same as confessing the crime
    United States v. Pough, No. 15-1762 (3d Cir. Jan. 22, 2016) (unpublished) This non-precedential Third Circuit decision reminds district courts that confessing that you were coerced into confessing something is not the same as confessing that…
  • Jan 30

    Cross-examinination for Prosecutors: When You Can’t, and How You Can’t

    Cross-examinination for Prosecutors: When You Can’t, and How You Can’t
    Prosecutors often accuse defense attorneys, and our clients, of using unduly narrow interpretations of the law to justify conduct that hasn’t expressly been ruled illegal.  Who among us hasn’t heard the government invoke some…
Rank this Week: 218

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Green Chemistry, Oil Prices, More Privacy Shield

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Green Chemistry, Oil Prices, More Privacy Shield
    Checking in a little late here, but we still have today’s Top 10. As could be expected, there’s still a lot of commentary on the Privacy Shield. Also, some great law firm marketing and management stuff today, too. Total posts on…
  • Feb 3

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: The Privacy Shield, TX Open Carry, EU Energy

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: The Privacy Shield, TX Open Carry, EU Energy
    In the big legal news of the week, the United States and EU have reached a new deal on international data transfers—called the Privacy Shield, it’s in effect version 2 of the Safe Harbor. Zosha has the basics of it today, and how…
  • Feb 2

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Connected Cars, O’Bannon, Tips from In-House Counsel

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Connected Cars, O’Bannon, Tips from In-House Counsel
    I think the Internet of Things and the looming privacy implications is one of the more interesting legal issues out there today. On that note, we have excellent posts with recent news in the area. Over on LXBN, Zosha writes on whether or…
Rank this Week: 55

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    AT LEAST IT'S SUGARS FREE ....

    AT LEAST IT'S SUGARS FREE ....
    Ricola's Original Herb, Swiss Herb Drops "sugars free"
  • Feb 4

    ASKED CHEF TO DO A REVEAL ....

    ASKED CHEF TO DO A REVEAL ....
    On a recent Turkish Airlines (international) flight .....
  • Feb 4

    FOR STARTERS ON A TURKISH AIRLINES FLIGHT

    FOR STARTERS ON A TURKISH AIRLINES FLIGHT
    Potpourri of Turkish mezze: grilled chicken, spicy wheat salad, stuffed eggplant in olive oil, yoghurt purslane salad, beetroot hummus. On a recent Turkish Airlines (international) flight ....
Rank this Week: 3

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Feb 4

    Twelve Nations Sign Trans Pacific Partnership

    Twelve Nations Sign Trans Pacific Partnership
    Twelve nations with a collective population of 800 million persons signed a new trade deal today known as the Trans Pacific Partnership or TPP. The twelve nations include the United States, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei,…
  • Feb 1

    Reminder of Public Meeting of the U.S. State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law

    Reminder of Public Meeting of the U.S. State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law
    The U.S. Department of State will hold a public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Private International Law to discuss international parentage and surrogacy. The meeting will take place on February 9, 2016 from 1 pm until 4 pm, Room...
  • Jan 31

    ICJ to Hold Public Hearings in Nuclear Disarmament Case

    ICJ to Hold Public Hearings in Nuclear Disarmament Case
    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has announced that it will hold public hearings from March 9-16, 2016 in three related cases brought by The Marshall Islands: Obligations concerning Negotiations regarding Cessation of the Nuclear Arms…
Rank this Week: 502

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
Rank this Week: 487

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 735

The Law Offices of Gordon P.…

The Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark

Covers art, entertainment law, film finance and intellectual property.

http://firemark.com
  • Feb 4

    Interview Releases – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

    Interview Releases – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered
    AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com Do you need permission to write a book based on your interviews with public figures? Hi, I’m entertainment lawyer Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer common entertainment…
  • Jan 28

    Which Country’s Law – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

    Which Country’s Law – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered
    AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com Carlos wrote in with a question about which country’s law will apply to his film. I’m Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked & Answered… where I answer entertainment law questions from…
  • Jan 21

    When is a Parody a Parody? – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

    When is a Parody a Parody? – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered
    AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com When is a parody a parody? Hi, I’m Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your burning entertainment law questions, so you can take your career and business to the next level.…
Rank this Week: 703

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 4

    An Alternate History of the Web & Copyright Law

    An Alternate History of the Web & Copyright Law
    I've been enjoying Walter Isaacson's The Innovators, a history of computers and the Internet. As with any book related to innovation, I've been interested in the importance (or non-importance) of patents for different inventors, and in the…
  • Feb 1

    Sean O'Connor: What happened to the "art" in "useful arts"?

    Sean O'Connor: What happened to the "art" in "useful arts"?
    The constitutional justification for patents and copyrights is "[t]o promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts." In the late eighteenth century, "science" included all knowledge, and "useful arts" referred to technological rather than…
  • Jan 31

    Want to be a Stanford Law Research Fellow in IP Law?

    Want to be a Stanford Law Research Fellow in IP Law?
    Official announcement and application information here, and also pasted below. We're looking for someone to start this summer, and the application deadline is 2/29.Research Fellow, Intellectual Property, Stanford Law SchoolDescription…
Rank this Week: 259

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Feb 4

    Maryland Suspends Processing Tax Returns from 23 Liberty Tax Service Location

    Maryland Suspends Processing Tax Returns from 23 Liberty Tax Service Location
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot announced on Tuesday that he has suspended processing from 16 more Liberty Tax Service locations (bringing the total suspended to 23). The decision was made based on suspicious characteristics found on the…
  • Feb 4

    IRS Computers Crash

    IRS Computers Crash
    2015 was a year the IRS would like to forget. Unfortunately, 2016 may be heading the same way. Yesterday, the IRS had a computer failure impacting multiple systems. Those systems are still down this morning (as of 6:30am PST). The IRS…
  • Feb 3

    A Tale of Three State

    A Tale of Three State
    Hawaii, Indiana, and Mississippi are three states where daily fantasy sports (DFS) is being debated. The three states are representative of what is likely to occur in every state. Last week, Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin issued an…
Rank this Week: 546

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    EEOC Announces Proposed Collection of Pay Data with EEO-1 Report

    EEOC Announces Proposed Collection of Pay Data with EEO-1 Report
    The federal government’s enforcement efforts relating to equal pay are intensifying after President Obama’s recent announcement that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will begin to collect expanded information on…
  • Feb 3

    The National Labor Relations Board 2015 Year in Review

    The National Labor Relations Board 2015 Year in Review
    To mark the 80th birthday of the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board apparently decided to make history in 2015. The Board did just that,  issuing several ground breaking decisions, and in the process…
  • Jan 28

    McNees Podcast – Train Your Supervisors!

    McNees Podcast – Train Your Supervisors!
    Employers are faced with an ever-increasing body of state and federal law governing a variety of labor and employment issues – from anti-discrimination laws, to medical leave and accommodation laws, to wage and hour laws, and much more.…
Rank this Week: 987

California Condo & HOA Law…

California Condo & HOA Law Blog

Covers affordable housing, elections, collections, boards and committees. By Beth Grimm.

http://communityassociations.net/cacondoguru/
Rank this Week: 734

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Feb 4

    Recovery of Penneco Investment Losse

    Recovery of Penneco Investment Losse
    Have you suffered losses in an Penneco investment program? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover some of your losses through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the brokerage firm that recommended the investment.…
  • Feb 4

    Recovery of Waveland Investment Losse

    Recovery of Waveland Investment Losse
    Have you suffered losses in an Waveland investment program? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover some of your losses through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the brokerage firm that recommended the investment.…
  • Feb 2

    Recovery of Mewbourne Investment Losse

    Recovery of Mewbourne Investment Losse
    Have you suffered losses in a Mewbourne investment program? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to recover your losses from the brokerage firm that recommended the investment. According to their website,…
Rank this Week: 52

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Feb 4

    Update: IRS Website Back Online, Tax Refunds Unaffected

    Update: IRS Website Back Online, Tax Refunds Unaffected
    Don't believe the hype: IRS says refunds are unaffected by the temporary website shutdown. Here's the latest information.
  • Feb 3

    IRS Website Hit With Hardware Failure, Some Refund & Payment Tools Unavailable

    IRS Website Hit With Hardware Failure, Some Refund & Payment Tools Unavailable
    If you tried to access the IRS website today and had difficulties, you aren't alone. The IRS has announced that they suffered a hardware failure today. Here's what it means.
  • Feb 3

    All You Need To Know About Money: #100MoneyTip

    All You Need To Know About Money: #100MoneyTip
    In January of 2016, the Investment Team put together a series of primers - from taxes to employee benefits to life insurance and everything in between - the 100 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About Money Before You’re 35. We were…
Rank this Week: 561

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Feb 4

    Strictly Construing Amended Claims Against the Patentee

    Strictly Construing Amended Claims Against the Patentee
    by Dennis Crouch In Cioffi v. Google, the Federal Circuit sided with the patentee, Cioffi — holding that the district court erred in its construction of the asserted patent claims and thus vacated the holdings non-infringement and…
  • Feb 4

    Six Hundred Million Dollar

    Six Hundred Million Dollar
    The E.D. Texas is out with a $600,000,000+ jury verdict against Apple in favor of VirnetX.  (VirnetXVerdict). Interesting, after the huge verdict bump, the market cap for the company is $250.9M. That may be about right after paying for…
  • Feb 3

    Claim Construction Leads to Nonsensical Result and thus Indefiniteness Holding

    Claim Construction Leads to Nonsensical Result and thus Indefiniteness Holding
    Columbia University v. Symantec Corp (Fed. Cir. 2015) Back in 2013, the NPE known as Columbia University sued Symantec for infringing at least six of its data-analytics patents covering the process of detecting and blocking computer…
Rank this Week: 150

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers brain injuries from bicycle accidents, car accidents, medical malpractice an defective products. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Brain Injury in Boxing and Mixed Martial Art

    Brain Injury in Boxing and Mixed Martial Art
    It has been determined that repeated blows to the head can cause brain injury and, eventually brain damage, in professional sports. Professional football has come under considerable fire because of this, but how about boxing and Mixed Martial…
  • Jan 26

    Traumatic Brain Injury and Rehabilitation

    Traumatic Brain Injury and Rehabilitation
    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has many causes, and can take on many forms, from mild to moderate, to severe. Likewise, some TBI can be managed with a minimal amount of care, while other, more debilitating injuries causing loss of cognitive…
  • Jan 20

    Prescription Drugs and Brain Injury, What are the Risks?

    Prescription Drugs and Brain Injury, What are the Risks?
    We hear a lot of talk about street drugs and how bad they are for us; how they can result in brain injury and possibly death; but how about prescription drugs, their use and often misuse and abuse. What affect does the myriad of drugs…
Rank this Week: 915

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Feb 4

    New on Lawblogs.ca: Clawbies Winners & More

    New on Lawblogs.ca: Clawbies Winners & More
    We’re due for another “what’s new at lawblogs.ca” post! Since our last update, we’ve added lots of blogs to our directory of Canadian law blogs. This batch includes Clawbies winners, finalists and nominees along…
  • Feb 1

    Stem Client Roundup for January 2016

    Stem Client Roundup for January 2016
    Happy New Year! Looking over what our clients have been up to this month, it’s clear that 2016 is off to a great start. Here’s our regular roundup of clients news and accomplishments: Ontario divorce law firm Russell Alexander…
  • Dec 31

    Stem Client Roundup for December 2015

    Stem Client Roundup for December 2015
    The last day of 2015 is upon us, and we’re wrapping up the year with our December installment of Stem client news. While we were busy running the 10th annual Clawbies, here’s what our clients were up to: Russell …
Rank this Week: 278

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Neonatal Cooling May Help Oxygen Deprived Newborn

    Neonatal Cooling May Help Oxygen Deprived Newborn
    The birth of a baby is usually a joyful time for families, unless a severe birth injury causes harm to the newborn. One of the most common types of birth injuries is called hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). This is a reduced flow of…
  • Jan 28

    Low Apgar Score Could Indicate Birth Injury

    Low Apgar Score Could Indicate Birth Injury
    The birth of your baby is one of the happiest days of your life. That day could be tarnished if the baby suffers an injury at birth. When a birth injury occurs it is possible that the doctor, nurse, or hospital is to blame. Babies that suffer…
  • Jan 19

    Birth Trauma Poses Serious Consequence

    Birth Trauma Poses Serious Consequence
    The birth of a child should be a happy time, yet once in a while, the joy turns to sorrow when a baby faces birth trauma. Birth trauma may happen during an otherwise normal delivery. Birth trauma consists of a number of different medical…
Rank this Week: 896

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Feb 4

    LNG Canada Delays FID Until Late 2016

    LNG Canada Delays FID Until Late 2016
    The Globe and Mail reports that due to market conditions, LNG Canada has delayed a final investment decision (FID) on its proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Kitimat, British Columbia until later in the year.  An FID was…
  • Feb 1

    Alaska LNG Project Faces “Significant Economic Headwinds”

    Alaska LNG Project Faces “Significant Economic Headwinds”
    Alaska Public Radio reports that representatives from the Alaska LNG Project told Alaska state legislators last week that the project faces “significant economic headwinds,” and while they remain committed to the project, the…
  • Feb 1

    FERC Extends Schedule for Completion of Oregon LNG Environmental Review

    FERC Extends Schedule for Completion of Oregon LNG Environmental Review
    FERC issued a notice today extending the date for the release of its environmental impact statement for the proposed Oregon LNG export terminal project from February 12, 2016 to June 3, 2016.  Other federal agencies having jurisdiction…
Rank this Week: 590

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Feb 4

    Steven Stahler (VSR Financial): REIT Complaint

    Steven Stahler (VSR Financial): REIT Complaint
    According to records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), former Texas-based Lowell & Company broker Steven Stahler is currently not licensed to act as a broker or an investment adviser. The securities and…
  • Feb 4

    Richard Kiesel: Nine Complaints, One Pending

    Richard Kiesel: Nine Complaints, One Pending
    The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Florida-based Securities America broker Richard Kiesel (CRD# 4418699). Richard Kiesel has spent thirteen years…
  • Feb 3

    Richard Wesselt (Stern Agee) Has Customer Complaint

    Richard Wesselt (Stern Agee) Has Customer Complaint
    The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Pennsylvania-based ON Equity Sales Company broker Richard Wesselt (CRD# 2195569). Richard Wesselt has spent 23…
Rank this Week: 248

Jobsworth

Jobsworth

Covers UK employment law. By Michael Scutt.

http://michaelscutt.co.uk
  • Feb 4

    #GreatLegalBake 2016

    #GreatLegalBake 2016
    I have been rediscovering an interest I long since forgot about: cookery or, more specifically, cake baking.  When I was a kid and also BWK (Before Wife and Kids) I did a lot more cooking and used to enjoy whisking up a quick cake or…
  • Apr 27

    Why do employers use settlement agreements?

    Why do employers use settlement agreements?
    The easy answer to that question would be that a settlement agreement gives employers peace of mind that a departing employee isn’t going to sue them, will return their phone and swipe card and not post nasty things on Facebook. A…
  • Mar 11

    Court Fee Hike: Good for ADR?

    Court Fee Hike: Good for ADR?
    You’ll have read or heard by now that court fees went up on Monday or, to be more accurate, sat on a rocket and went into the stratosphere quicker than Jeremy Clarkson punching a producer (allegedly). For disputes between £10,000…
Rank this Week: 74

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 92

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Citrus Heights Traffic Stop Did Not Cause Death

    Citrus Heights Traffic Stop Did Not Cause Death
    Citrus Heights Traffic Stop Did Not Cause Death I’m Ed Smith, a Citrus Heights Car Accident Lawyer. I proudly help families who have lost a loved one due to another’s negligence. Wrongful death lawsuits help plaintiffs find…
  • Feb 4

    Sacramento Burn Victims Phone Scam

    Sacramento Burn Victims Phone Scam
    Sacramento Burn Victims Phone Scam I’m Ed Smith, a burn injury lawyer serving Sacramento. Elizabeth Sower received a bogus phone call asking her for a cash donation to help Sacramento burn victims. In the past, she gladly donated to…
  • Feb 4

    Fun Things to do in Roseville CA

    Fun Things to do in Roseville CA
    Fun Things to Do in Roseville, CA I’m Ed Smith, a Roseville Personal Injury Lawyer. Roseville, California is such a fun place to live or visit. Not only is it a great place for a family vacation, but it is also a great place to get away…
Rank this Week: 238

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Five People Injured In Long Grove Collision

    Five People Injured In Long Grove Collision
    There was a two-car collision Wednesday night (February 3, 2016) in Long Grove. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at approximately 9:05 p.m., at the intersection of Lake-Cook Road and Hicks Road. The…
  • Feb 1

    Icy Roadways Throughout Lake County

    Icy Roadways Throughout Lake County
    Early this morning (February 1, 2016) there was freezing rain throughout Lake County, which made for adverse driving conditions.  The icy road conditions contributed to many crashes.  Undoubtedly, “black ice” was present…
  • Jan 27

    Single-Vehicle Collision In Unincorporated Antioch

    Single-Vehicle Collision In Unincorporated Antioch
    There was a crash Tuesday afternoon (January 26, 2016) in Antioch. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the single-vehicle crash happened at 12:40 p.m., as a Ford F-150 pickup truck was heading westbound on North Avenue.…
Rank this Week: 338

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    How to Be Better at Networking

    How to Be Better at Networking
    Not every business interaction is — or should be — online. While the Internet has opened up many ways to reach prospects and referral sources, sometimes there is just no substitute for getting out there and networking the old…
  • Feb 3

    Free Webinar 2/18: Law Firm Finance for Contingency-Based Firm

    Free Webinar 2/18: Law Firm Finance for Contingency-Based Firm
    Many attorneys don’t know the questions to ask or who to trust when it comes to law firm financing. And many traditional lenders will not even consider you if your firm is a personal injury, workers compensation, SSD or another…
  • Feb 2

    How to Dig Your Law Firm Out of a Hole

    How to Dig Your Law Firm Out of a Hole
    Happy Groundhog Day!  Punxsutawney Phil poked his head up this morning and predicted an early spring – right in the middle of a huge blizzard blanketing the Midwest. Meteorology has progressed significantly in the past 130 years,…
Rank this Week: 932

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Feb 4

    Maybe they should stop eating cheese, too.

    Maybe they should stop eating cheese, too.
    My Facebook feed is blowing up with snarky comments in response to the CDC's just released report and recommendations on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. As I understand it, researchers have yet to identify any "safe" level of alcohol…
  • Feb 4

    Discussing the Vanishing Civil Trial

    Discussing the Vanishing Civil Trial
    Thanks to Howard for letting me linger here a few extra days. I wanted to close with a plug for a terrific new article in Judicature by U.S. District Judge D. Brock Hornby, entitled Imagined Conversations: The Decline in Federal Civil Trials.…
  • Feb 4

    JOTWELL: Coleman on McCuskey on "submerged" decision

    JOTWELL: Coleman on McCuskey on "submerged" decision
    The new Courts Law essay comes from Brooke Coleman (Seattle), reviewing Elizabeth McCuskey's Submerged Precedent (forthcoming Nev. L. Rev.), which examines the substantial body of reasoned district court decisions that are often not publicly…
Rank this Week: 30

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Feb 4

    Black History Month @Pace Law Library

    Black History Month @Pace Law Library
    As we mark 40th year of National African American History Month, let us reflect on the sacrifices and contributions made by generations of African Americans, and let us resolve to continue our march toward a day when every person knows the…
  • Feb 2

    The Uniform Bar Exam Comes to New York in July

    The Uniform Bar Exam Comes to New York in July
    The Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) becomes a reality for New York bar takers in July 2016. The UBE is a two day exam, administered twice a year on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of February and July. The UBE is developed by the National…
  • Jan 21

    Remembering Jack McNeill

    Remembering Jack McNeill
    The Law Library staff mourns the loss of its long-time Associate Director, Jack McNeill.  Jack died on Monday, January 18 after a courageous fight against cancer.  Jack came to Pace Law School in July 2000, and initially served as…
Rank this Week: 394

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    MORE VOYEURISM AND CHILD PORN CHARGES AFTER TWO ADDITIONAL WARRANTS

    MORE VOYEURISM AND CHILD PORN CHARGES AFTER TWO ADDITIONAL WARRANTS
    Jacksonville Beach photographer, already in jail, receives additional charges Currently jailed Jacksonville Beach photographer Mario Peralta was just given “add-ons” in jail speak. Add-ons are additional charges placed on a…
  • Jun 17

    ARRESTED ON 4TH DUI, A DEATH, INJURIES, 24 CHARGES…BUT IT TOOK 70 DAYS TO ARREST

    ARRESTED ON 4TH DUI, A DEATH, INJURIES, 24 CHARGES…BUT IT TOOK 70 DAYS TO ARREST
    Blood Alcohol Level of .279, Crashed Doing 120 MPH in a 30 MPH Zone, Killed 12 Year Old Girl Stanley Jefson, of Jacksonville, prior to his latest arrest for the above incident, had three local convictions for driving under the influence, the…
  • Jun 13

    THE BUSINESS END OF FLORIDA’S CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS

    THE BUSINESS END OF FLORIDA’S CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS
    $20 Million Annual Contract to Hold 650 Men Florida has a facility tucked away in the small, nondescript town of Arcadia.  Under Florida law, an inmate with a sexually violent past or a history of sexually motivated offenses will be…
Rank this Week: 929