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Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Apr 28

    The Aftermath of the Massachusetts Drug Lab Scandal and the Dismissal of 21,000 Case

    The Aftermath of the Massachusetts Drug Lab Scandal and the Dismissal of 21,000 Case
    On April 18th 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court dismissed more than 21,000 low-level drug cases connected to the drug lab scandal that involved Annie Dookhan, a former chemist of a Massachusetts crime lab who admitted to…
  • Apr 14

    Your Browser History: How Recent ISP Legislation Affects Privacy

    Your Browser History: How Recent ISP Legislation Affects Privacy
    On April 3rd, 2017, President Trump signed into law a controversial measure repealing online privacy protections, which were established by the Federal Communications Commission under the Obama Administration and would go into effect at the…
  • Mar 31

    Will Budget Cuts to the Legal Services Corporation Diminish Access To Justice?

    Will Budget Cuts to the Legal Services Corporation Diminish Access To Justice?
    On March 16, 2017, President Trump unveiled his proposed federal budget. With this proposed budget came many federal budget cuts to federal agencies and programs like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, “Meals on Wheels,” and…
Rank this Week: 712

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    The Court-Martial, Indecent Exposure and Transmitting a Photograph of a Peni

    The Court-Martial, Indecent Exposure and Transmitting a Photograph of a Peni
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals: U.S. v. Entzminger, 76 M.J. 518 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[i]n this case, we find appellant was improvident when he pleaded guilty…
  • Apr 26

    Aggravated Sexual Assault, Due Process and the Social-networking Website

    Aggravated Sexual Assault, Due Process and the Social-networking Website
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Texas – Houston: Whitfield v. State, 2017 WL 946757 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatHerman Ray Whitfield was convicted by a jury of…
  • Apr 24

    The Lawyer, His Business Associate and the Email

    The Lawyer, His Business Associate and the Email
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit: In re Grand Jury Matter #3, 847 F.3d 157 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[t]his appeal presents an unusual question of appellate…
Rank this Week: 210

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Apr 28

    President Trump’s Unseemly Attacks on the Federal Judiciary

    President Trump’s Unseemly Attacks on the Federal Judiciary
    John W. Dean, former counsel to President Richard Nixon, comments on President Trump’s alarming attacks on the integrity of the federal judiciary. Dean describes how past presidents have criticized specific rulings without calling into…
  • Apr 26

    Mr. No-Government President Discovers the Government

    Mr. No-Government President Discovers the Government
    Marci A. Hamilton, a Fox Distinguished Scholar in the Fox Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania, describes how the separation of powers built into U.S. democracy is working as it should to prevent abuses of power by, at this…
  • Apr 25

    Texas Moves Toward Abolishing Wrongful Birth Suit

    Texas Moves Toward Abolishing Wrongful Birth Suit
    Cornell University law professor Sherry F. Colb comments on a Texas bill currently under consideration that would eliminate the “wrongful birth” cause of action. Colb defines wrongful birth and points out that while its opponents…
Rank this Week: 57

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Apr 28

    Carmack v. Reynolds, S224985

    Carmack v. Reynolds, S224985
    Spendthrift trust: Bankruptcy: Vested right: A spendthrift trust is a trust that provides that the beneficiary’s interest cannot be alienated before it is distributed to the beneficiary.  Creditors of the beneficiary generally…
  • Apr 25

    Proposed New and Amended California Rules of Professional Conduct

    Proposed New and Amended California Rules of Professional Conduct
    Proposed New and Amended California Rules of Professional Conduct:http://ethics.calbar.ca.gov/Committees/RulesCommission2014/ProposedRules.aspxThe Board of Trustees adopted proposed new and amended Rules of Professional Conducts at its…
  • Apr 24

    Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield

    Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield
    Privacy: Data: Shield: Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield:Protecting Privacy in Transatlantic Data Flows:As of April 12, 2017, companies can join a Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield for transfers from Switzerland.At the first annual review, the Department of…
Rank this Week: 53

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Apr 28

    Patients Say Michigan Doctor Performed Botched Cosmetic Surgeries Out of a Pole Barn

    Patients Say Michigan Doctor Performed Botched Cosmetic Surgeries Out of a Pole Barn
    An Allegan County, MI, doctor is being investigated over allegations he performed unauthorized cosmetic surgeries out of a pole barn. An area woman represented by attorney John Hayes said she went to Dr. Bradley Bastow to have a liposuction…
  • Apr 28

    Bindertek: Professional File Organization for Every Office

    Bindertek: Professional File Organization for Every Office
    Paper is still crucial to a well-run law office. The Bindertek system of professional file organization allows you to coordinate your paper records with your digital files to increase your efficiency and billable hours. Read on to learn more…
  • Apr 28

    House Introduces Bill to Loosen Obama-Era Regulations on E-Cigarette

    House Introduces Bill to Loosen Obama-Era Regulations on E-Cigarette
    The U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill Thursday which would loosen Obama-era regulations on e-cigarettes. The proposal was brought about Rep. Duncan Hunter (R) of California, a vocal and longtime supporter of the use of…
Rank this Week: 599

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    7 Ways to Gain Readers for Your Law Firm Blog

    7 Ways to Gain Readers for Your Law Firm Blog
    There are lots of legal blogs out there. Many of them may be by your competitors. So how do you ensure that your law firm blog will find a good following when there are so many choices? Here are 7 ways to gain readers for your law firm…
  • Apr 26

    A How-To Guide for Law Firm Advertising on Facebook [Infographic]

    A How-To Guide for Law Firm Advertising on Facebook [Infographic]
    To generate online leads, it’s not enough anymore to just rely on SEO for organic search results. You also need to be running online law firm advertising, and Facebook ads are one of the least expensive and most effective ways…
  • Apr 24

    Master the Art of the Initial Consultation to Close the Sale

    Master the Art of the Initial Consultation to Close the Sale
    Do you close every sale after an initial consultation? You’d be amazed (or maybe not) at how many attorneys tell me they do. But I know that’s not true, even if you won’t admit it. If you’ve gone to the expense of…
Rank this Week: 798

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Apr 28

    Disappearance of Royal Caribbean Crew Member Adriana Morales de Florencio

    Disappearance of Royal Caribbean Crew Member Adriana Morales de Florencio
    There remains no leads, which have been publicly discussed to date, regarding the whereabouts of   Royal Caribbean crew member Adriana Morales de Florencio. We first mentioned this disappearance on April 22, 2017.  Adriana was…
  • Apr 26

    Congress Introduces Legislation to Amend DOSHA

    Congress Introduces Legislation to Amend DOSHA
    Congress introduced legislation on Wednesday which will strengthen the rights of cruise passengers to seek compensation when cruise lines negligently cause the death of their loved ones on the high seas. As matters now stand, the statute…
  • Apr 25

    Carnival Shakes Down U.S. Military Serviceman

    Carnival Shakes Down U.S. Military Serviceman
    A couple of years ago, I wrote a number of articles asking the rhetorical question why cruise lines have an image problem. I discussed a number of rather outrageous cases where the cruise lines refuse to refund or credit cruise fares when…
Rank this Week: 84

Legal Ease Blog

Legal Ease Blog

Covers clients development and law practice management. By Allison Shields.

http://legalease.blogs.com/legal_ease_blog/
  • Apr 28

    Productivity Tip

    Productivity Tip
    The April 2017 Expert Roundtable post on Law Technology Today is a survey of productivity tips. A group of lawyers (including me) were asked to answer five questions about productivity. Here's a quick list of the tips I shared on...
  • Apr 7

    Need Help Choosing Law Practice Management Software?

    Need Help Choosing Law Practice Management Software?
    Practice management software provides advantages for firms of all sizes, whether the firm is a solo practice or a larger firm with employees at all levels: partners, associates, paralegals, legal assistants and others. In this post, I talked…
  • Feb 10

    LinkedIn's New Interface: A Brief Overview

    LinkedIn's New Interface: A Brief Overview
    You may not have seen it yet, but LinkedIn has revamped its user interface recently, in part to make desktop and mobile versions of LinkedIn more consistent. If the new interface hasn't come to your LinkedIn account yet, it will...
Rank this Week: 480

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
  • Apr 28

    Non-FTA LNG Exports Authorized from ExxonMobil’s Golden Pass Terminal

    Non-FTA LNG Exports Authorized from ExxonMobil’s Golden Pass Terminal
    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an order authorizing Golden Pass Products LLC (Golden Pass), a partnership of Qatar Petroleum International and ExxonMobil affiliates,  to export domestically produced LNG from its proposed Golden…
  • Apr 28

    Cheniere to Ship Sabine Pass LNG to Poland

    Cheniere to Ship Sabine Pass LNG to Poland
    Bloomberg reports that Poland’s state-owned PGNiG SA purchased a spot LNG cargo from Cheniere Energy Inc.’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La. for delivery in June to the nation’s Baltic Sea import terminal,…
  • Apr 20

    NextDecade to Become Public Company After Merger

    NextDecade to Become Public Company After Merger
    Privately held NextDecade, LLC (NextDecade) and Harmony Merger Corp. (Harmony) announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for a business combination transaction which would result in NextDecade becoming a publicly listed…
Rank this Week: 263

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
Rank this Week: 664

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 596

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 158

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/
  • Apr 28

    The 14th Amendment

    The 14th Amendment
    The ABA Journal has an excellent article that details the history of the 14th Amendment titled "The 14th: A Civil War-era amendment has become a mini-Constitution for modern times." The article features analysis and discussion by a number of…
  • Apr 27

    Microfiche webinar

    Microfiche webinar
    The Federal Depository Library Program is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, May 9, at 2 pm titled "Everthing you need to know about Microfiche." From the description: "Managing a microfiche collection can be challenging, especially as this format…
  • Apr 25

    GPO. LOC release digitized Congressional Record for the 1960'

    GPO. LOC release digitized Congressional Record for the 1960'
    The Government Publishing Office and the Library of Congress have announced that they have partnered in making the digitized Congressional Record 1961-70 available on GPO's govinfo website. Comprising ~ 380,000 pages, these Congressional…
Rank this Week: 824

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    DOL Finally Has Its Leading Guy

    DOL Finally Has Its Leading Guy
    Yesterday, the Senate confirmed R. Alexander Acosta (R) to become the new Secretary of Labor by a vote of 60-38. Acosta’s appointment and confirmation come after President Donald J. Trump’s prior nominee, Andrew Puzder, withdrew…
  • Apr 20

    Buy American and Hire American – New Executive Order Promises to Put American Workers First, But Practical Impacts Remain Unclear

    Buy American and Hire American – New Executive Order Promises to Put American Workers First, But Practical Impacts Remain Unclear
    On April 18, President Trump signed a new executive order (EO) at a ceremony in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The EO is entitled “Buy American and Hire American” and focuses on these two themes, with the President’s stated goal of…
  • Apr 12

    NYC Council Approves Salary History Inquiry Ban

    NYC Council Approves Salary History Inquiry Ban
    On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the New York City Council approved an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) prohibiting New York City employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history…
Rank this Week: 761

Renewable + Law

Renewable + Law

The climate policy, renewable energy, and sustainability blog. By Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.lawofrenewableenergy.com/
Rank this Week: 786

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    In Re R.S. and I.V. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 28, 2017)

    In Re R.S. and I.V. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 28, 2017)
    Two opinions this morning.  Both involving juveniles.  Both from San Diego.  Both involving kids for whom, sadly, I feel this opinion may not be their only lifetime involvement with the criminal justice system.Here's R.S.: "On…
  • Apr 27

    People v. Pou (Cal. Ct. App. - April 27, 2017)

    People v. Pou (Cal. Ct. App. - April 27, 2017)
    The police get a report of a woman screaming inside a particular home and go to investigate.When they arrive, the police see two men inside a house who seem to be making gestures like they are arguing.  No women, but okay.  So they…
  • Apr 26

    In Re B.M. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 20, 2017)

    In Re B.M. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 20, 2017)
    Is a butter knife -- the same one you probably used in the last 24 hours -- a "deadly weapon" in California?The Court of Appeal has previously said "No."  The Court of Appeal in this opinion says "Yes," calling the prior opinion "wrongly…
Rank this Week: 276

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 10

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Apr 28

    More Arrests – And A Guilty Plea – In IRS Phone Scam

    More Arrests – And A Guilty Plea – In IRS Phone Scam
    J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have announced more arrests - and a guilty plea - in connection with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) phone scams.
  • Apr 27

    Likely Winners & Losers Under The Trump Tax Plan

    Likely Winners & Losers Under The Trump Tax Plan
    President Trump offered up a sweeping overhaul of the Tax Code, including changes to the corporate tax, estate tax, and individual income tax. Despite the broad and ambitious scope of the proposal, it was notably short on details. Here are…
  • Apr 26

    Department Of Education Moves To Make Student Loan Process Easier While IRS Tool Is Down

    Department Of Education Moves To Make Student Loan Process Easier While IRS Tool Is Down
    Applying for financial aid isn't going to be as bad as feared this year after all. The Department of Education Department has agreed to allow colleges and universities more flexibility to use as part of their verification procedures while the…
Rank this Week: 251

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Apr 28

    Fla App: A Sorta-Legislative Exaction Is Subject To Nollan-Dolan, But This One Passed The Test

    Fla App: A Sorta-Legislative Exaction Is Subject To Nollan-Dolan, But This One Passed The Test
    Remember back from Admin Law the notion of a "quasi-judicial" proceeding? That term always has bugged us, because, you know, it was used when an agency was sorta acting like a court (but also was sorta acting like a legislative body). Half…
  • Apr 27

    New Regulatory Takings Cert Petition: Legislature Can't Simply Declare Private Property To Be Public

    New Regulatory Takings Cert Petition: Legislature Can't Simply Declare Private Property To Be Public
    Here's the cert petition, recently filed, which asks the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision of the North Carolina appellate courts. We say "appellate courts," because the decision being reviewed is one from the N.C. Court of Appeals,…
  • Apr 26

    SCOTUS Amici Briefs In Legislative Exactions Case

    SCOTUS Amici Briefs In Legislative Exactions Case
    Here are the full set of petitioner-side amici briefs in 616 Croft Ave., LLC v. City of West Hollywood, No. 16-1137, the case which asks the Supreme Court to determine whether the Nollan-Dolan-Koontz exactions standards apply to conditions on…
Rank this Week: 90

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Apr 28

    Police Demand Shop Install Surveillance, Give Cops Full Feed, and also Right to Ban Customer

    Police Demand Shop Install Surveillance, Give Cops Full Feed, and also Right to Ban Customer
    This story in the New Times seems outrageous: But in September, the city suddenly declared the store a nuisance, citing drug deals made nearby. And the Nuisance Abatement Board made a long series of demands, including one that struck Corine…
  • Apr 27

    Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Ought to Become a Democrat

    Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Ought to Become a Democrat
    Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Her Intention To Vote NO on Revised AHCA. Yes, she’d be one of the most right-wing members of the caucus especially on foreign policy (“Cuba”), but surely her sanity would take less of a beating.…
  • Apr 17

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student
    Jotwell, the online journal of reviews of recent faculty scholarship relating to the law (http://jowell.com), needs a UMiami Law Student Editor for 25-30 hours per week during the summer. The student editor is a blend of a substantive editor…
Rank this Week: 16

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Apr 28

    Relationships and Dating

    Relationships and Dating
    Coping with Mistrust in Relationships Post-Divorce  You can face your trust issues with optimism when you extend trust to those who deserve it and learn to trust yourself day by day.…
  • Apr 19

    8 Personal Finance Tips to Follow During Divorce

    8 Personal Finance Tips to Follow During Divorce
    During divorce, you’re going from a two-income to a one-income household. You need to get a handle on your finances — not only for yourself, but also for your children. Click here for valuable…
  • Apr 18

    Clarification on when a Court Commissioner can hear a case

    Clarification on when a Court Commissioner can hear a case
    Wife filed a petition for dissolution of marriage. At the hearing on the petition a Commissioner (rather than a Judge) made a series of temporary orders over husband’s objection. Husband was self-represented. Minute orders identified…
Rank this Week: 576

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Apr 28

    Federal Circuit: eBay creates a four-element test (not “four-factors”)

    Federal Circuit: eBay creates a four-element test (not “four-factors”)
    Nichia Corp v. Everlight Americas (Fed. Cir. 2017) Nichia is the world’s largest supplier of LEDs.   The defendant here also sells LEDs and was accused of infringing three Nichia patents. U.S. Patent Nos. 8,530,250, 7,432,589, and…
  • Apr 27

    Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017

    Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
    In a largely bi-partisan vote, the US House of Representatives has passed H.R. 1695, the “Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017.”  The Bill was introduced by Judiciary Committee Chair Bob…
  • Apr 26

    What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perception

    What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perception
    I just read an interesting short article from Prof Gregory Mandel (Temple) titled What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perceptions [available here].  Part of the papers includes survey results from both lay individuals and…
Rank this Week: 237

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    At CAFC, Nintendo wins 101 judgment on the pleading

    At CAFC, Nintendo wins 101 judgment on the pleading
    This was an "Alice" case:In March 2015, Nintendo filed a motion for judgmenton the pleadings, asserting that the claims were ineligibleunder 35 U.S.C. § 101. Section 101 provides that“[w]hoever invents or discovers any new and…
  • Apr 28

    CAFC denies Nichia an injunction; patentee licensing weighs against a finding of irreparable harm

    CAFC denies Nichia an injunction; patentee licensing weighs against a finding of irreparable harm
    The CAFC affirmed Judge Gilstrap of ED Texas in the Nichia case,so no injunction for Nichia but infringement still stands:Nichia Corporation sued Everlight Electronics Co.,LTD., Everlight Americas, INC., and Zenaro Lighting,Inc.…
  • Apr 27

    Mural of Michelle Obama by Chris Devins in Chicago draws plagiarism charge from Gelila Mesfin

    Mural of Michelle Obama by Chris Devins in Chicago draws plagiarism charge from Gelila Mesfin
    There seems to be a mural in Chicago that was based on something from Pinterest, with the mural done without crediting the original source.The quotation below (from cw33) suggests that credit, rather than money, may be the primary driver in…
Rank this Week: 11

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Covers hedge fund laws and starting a hedge fund.

http://www.hedgefundlawblog.com
  • Apr 28

    Hedge Fund Bits and Pieces for April 28, 2017

    Hedge Fund Bits and Pieces for April 28, 2017
    Happy last Friday of April. **** Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP 2017 1st Quarter Update – we were a little late for this first quarter but the update addresses a number of items including: Trump and Dodd-Frank Reform DOL Fiduciary Rule…
  • Apr 27

    Cole-Frieman & Mallon 2017 First Quarter Update

    Cole-Frieman & Mallon 2017 First Quarter Update
    Below is our quarterly update which went out via email today to our firm’s clients and friends.  Links coming soon. **** April 27, 2017 Clients, Friends, Associates: We hope that you are enjoying an auspicious start to 2017. The…
  • Apr 14

    Hedge Fund Bits and Pieces for April 14, 2017

    Hedge Fund Bits and Pieces for April 14, 2017
    Happy Friday.  Markets are closed today for the holiday and it is tax day this Tuesday.  Enjoy the weekend! **** SEC Brings Actions Against Authors on Investment Article Platforms – platforms like Seeking Alpha and SumZero…
Rank this Week: 212

A Buffalo Lawyer

A Buffalo Lawyer

Random thoughts and helpful links and resources from Buffalo lawyer Jeremy Colby.

http://abuffalolawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 696

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

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

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

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Apr 28

    How to Navigate the Murky Waters of a Medical Malpractice Case

    How to Navigate the Murky Waters of a Medical Malpractice Case
    If you have been the victim of an error by a surgeon or another medical professional, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. However, even if the facts are on your side, the law in your state may make proving your case…
  • Apr 28

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    The Flim-Flam Man has been my favorite movie since I saw it in college. Contract disputes have kept it out of general circulation, but you can watch it on Youtube. “Yep, I’d say they’ll remember us in Clayton,…
  • Apr 27

    Navigating Through Car Accident Laws Made Easy

    Navigating Through Car Accident Laws Made Easy
    A car accident can lead to many unwanted consequences, such as legal hassles, severe injuries, loss of income, medical expenses, and more. The Auto Injury Insurance Claims Study by Insurance Research Council (IRC) shows that medical expenses…
Rank this Week: 689

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: 634

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Apr 28

    How To Apply For A Job When You’re Underqualified

    How To Apply For A Job When You’re Underqualified
    Alas, lawyers don’t know everything.  Even those that claim that they do.  When looking for an in-house counsel job, you are likely to find many openings that your skills and experience don’t fully match.…
  • Apr 26

    Can Trying To Be Likable Kill Your Career?

    Can Trying To Be Likable Kill Your Career?
    Finally some tangible proof that there are lawyers who are trying to be likeable: “A long time ago, in a law firm far, far away, when I was a mid-level associate, I was assigned to... The post Can Trying To Be Likable Kill Your Career?…
  • Apr 25

    How to Make the Leap from Director of Legal to GC

    How to Make the Leap from Director of Legal to GC
    The Lawyer Whisperer gives her thoughts on how a Director of Legal can make the leap to a GC position.  She also gives the background on typical experience profiles and other factors that you can... The post How to Make the Leap from…
Rank this Week: 555

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Pedestrian Killed in Huntington Beach DUI Crash

    Pedestrian Killed in Huntington Beach DUI Crash
    A pedestrian has been fatally injured in a Huntington Beach car accident, which officials say, may have been caused by a woman who was driving under the influence. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian…
  • Apr 27

    Dog Attack on Catalina Island Leaves Orange County Man Injured

    Dog Attack on Catalina Island Leaves Orange County Man Injured
    A dog attack that was caught on video on Catalina Island left John Brady of Huntington Beach seriously injured and hospitalized. According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred on when two dogs attacked Brady and his smaller dog. The…
  • Apr 19

    Man Killed in Lake Forest Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Lake Forest Motorcycle Accident
    David Ladue, 18, of Rancho Santa Margarita, was killed in a Lake Forest motorcycle accident after he was struck by a left-turning vehicle the night of April 17, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash…
Rank this Week: 147

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/
  • Apr 28

    Ten keys for a successful law student blog

    Ten keys for a successful law student blog
    Our Law School Blog Network is coming alive with a good number of blogs by law professors and law students. Here’s ten points to mind for a more successful blog for law students yet to go live or not even …
  • Apr 27

    Can ALM keep up with law blogs on WordPress?

    Can ALM keep up with law blogs on WordPress?
    What’s better, ALM’s collective legal periodicals or the collective work of lawyers and other legal professionals who are blogging? Can ALM (f/k/a American Lawyer Media) survive the rising phenomenon of lawyers and law students…
  • Apr 24

    Whose Facebook friendship requests do I delete?

    Whose Facebook friendship requests do I delete?
    Yesterday, leading blogger, tech evangelist and speaker, Robert Scoble shared on Facebook eight ways to get him to “Delete Request” when you request his friendship on Facebook. I thought Robert’s points were pretty good and…
Rank this Week: 31

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Apr 28

    Company accused of terminating Air National Guard member settles DOJ lawsuit

    Company accused of terminating Air National Guard member settles DOJ lawsuit
    Earlier this month, the Department of Justice announced that it had settled a case in which a Rapid City, South Dakota-based company allegedly violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) by failing to…
  • Apr 28

    Division I football players in California were not ‘employees’ of NCAA or PAC-12

    Division I football players in California were not ‘employees’ of NCAA or PAC-12
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Dismissing a putative class action by a former Division I football player at the University of Southern California, who claimed the NCAA and PAC-12 Conference violated the FLSA and state law by failing to pay players…
  • Apr 28

    ‘Thorn in side’ of UBS whistleblower’s SOX claim for retaliatory firing survive

    ‘Thorn in side’ of UBS whistleblower’s SOX claim for retaliatory firing survive
    By Rebecca Kahn, J.D. A registered broker-dealer’s employee who was fired after refusing to bow to corporate pressure to skew his independent analyses for the benefit of his employer survived summary judgment on deposition testimony…
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Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
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Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Small Hospital Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit, the Fourth in Two Year

    Small Hospital Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit, the Fourth in Two Year
    Any delay or failure to provide the appropriate standard of care could be grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral and burial expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other…
  • Apr 26

    Fatal Car Crash Appears to be the Result of a Defective Guardrail

    Fatal Car Crash Appears to be the Result of a Defective Guardrail
    Guardrails must be properly constructed, meet any safety specifications, be installed properly, and serve as an adequate barrier between lanes and the sides of roads. They may not prevent an auto accident, but they will usually minimize the…
  • Apr 24

    Driver in Deadly Illinois Crash had Multiple Prior Violation

    Driver in Deadly Illinois Crash had Multiple Prior Violation
    In February, four people were killed and one critically injured in a three-vehicle crash in Des Plaines, Illinois. At the time of the fatal crash, police said the driver of a Mercedes was traveling in excess of 100 mph when he slammed into a…
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Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Apr 28

    LSUC reaches agreement with lawyer over residential school settlement

    LSUC reaches agreement with lawyer over residential school settlement
    The Law Society of Upper Canada’s conduct case against Douglas Keshen, of Keshen & Major in Kenora, Ont., was concluded on Tuesday, by mutual agreement between the parties. The longstanding case involved allegations of professional…
  • Apr 28

    Legal news roundup - April 28, 2017

    Legal news roundup - April 28, 2017
    CanadaFixing mandatory minimum penalties a way to cut court backlogs: minister, Canadian PressAppeal court throws out conviction of P.E.I. man found guilty of molesting girls, Canadian PressToronto-area massage therapist charged with sex…
  • Apr 27

    LSUC approves sliding cap on referral fee

    LSUC approves sliding cap on referral fee
    The Law Society of Upper Canada has approved an absolute cap of $25,000 on referral fees. Convocation voted Thursday to implement a sliding cap, which will see referral fees be limited to 15 per cent of the first $50,000 charged in legal fees…
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Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
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Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Recent Rash of Threats Against Michigan High School

    Recent Rash of Threats Against Michigan High School
    Recently there have been several reports of threats made against high schools in Ingham County and surrounding areas in Michigan. According to news reports, 17-year-old Jake Johnson was charged with making threats against Williamston High…
  • Apr 2

    Recidivism Rate in Michigan Falls to a Level Placing it in Top 10 States in U.S. with Lowest Recidivism Rate

    Recidivism Rate in Michigan Falls to a Level Placing it in Top 10 States in U.S. with Lowest Recidivism Rate
    In 1998 the recidivism rate in Michigan was 45.7%, meaning that of those released from prison, this percentage of offenders were reincarcerated within three years. It is extremely common for those who are released to return to a life of crime…
  • Mar 27

    How Not to Become a Lesson to Others When it Comes to Gun Ownership in Michigan

    How Not to Become a Lesson to Others When it Comes to Gun Ownership in Michigan
    Does owing a gun or firearm for the purpose of defending yourself and your family increase the risk of an accident, or becoming a victim if you use your gun in protection of yourself or a loved one? In depends on who you talk to, apparently.…
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Ohio Environmental Law Blog

Ohio Environmental Law Blog

Discusses environmental law and policy at both the national level and with a focus on developments in Ohio. By Joseph P. Koncelik of Frantz Ward LLP.

http://www.ohioenvironmentallawblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Ohio Senators Oppose Closing Midwest Regional Office of U.S. EPA

    Ohio Senators Oppose Closing Midwest Regional Office of U.S. EPA
    In the past several months, the Trump Administration has targeted U.S. EPA for major regulatory reform, massive budget cuts and a roll-back of Obama era regulations.  No Administration since the enactment of the landmark environmental…
  • Apr 7

    JobsOhio Launches Site Selection Search Database

    JobsOhio Launches Site Selection Search Database
    JobsOhio launched a new site selection tool called SiteOhio designed to provide easy access to businesses looking for locations to either develop new facilities or buy/lease existing buildings.  The easy to use web based tool allows you…
  • Mar 31

    Slow Pace of Appointments and Restrictions on Decision Making at EPA

    Slow Pace of Appointments and Restrictions on Decision Making at EPA
    The Trump Administration has been slow to announce appointments to key positions within U.S. EPA. Administrator Scott Pruitt is in many ways  is operating on a island within the Agency. As reported in the New York Times, the…
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Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    News and Note

    News and Note
    1.  Congrats to the new Labor Secretary, Alex Acosta.  Great news.  Acosta got 60 votes, including Sen. Nelson.2.  The Melgen jury is still out.  Today marks day 3 of deliberations.  Strong likelihood of a…
  • Apr 27

    Your government at oral argument

    Your government at oral argument
    Have you ever had a judge (or Justice) respond to an argument by saying, "Oh, come on." (via the NY Times):Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. tried to test the limits of the government’s position at a Supreme Court argument on Wednesday…
  • Apr 26

    En banc 11th Circuit decides U.S. v. Roy

    En banc 11th Circuit decides U.S. v. Roy
    At long last, the en banc 11th Circuit today decided United States v. Roy.  The opinions span 287 pages.  Judge Carnes wrote the majority opinion, finding harmless error in conducting trial without counsel present during a portion…
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Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Apr 28

    Should a Subcontractor provide bonds to a GC who is not himself bonded? (Bonding Agent Perspective)

    Should a Subcontractor provide bonds to a GC who is not himself bonded? (Bonding Agent Perspective)
    Guest Post Friday is back, and for this week, Construction Law Musings welcomes Steve Moore.  Steve has been the Construction & Surety Manager for Towne Insurance Agency-Invincia, in Chesterfield, VA since 2010.  Steve’s…
  • Apr 20

    Thank You for the Super Lawyers Nod

    Thank You for the Super Lawyers Nod
    I am always appreciative and humbled to join the great lawyers who populate lists such as Legal Elite and Super Lawyers.  Needless to say I am even more thankful when I get elected to a great list like the Virginia Super Lawyers for a…
  • Apr 10

    Construction Law Musings Hits the Beach

    Construction Law Musings Hits the Beach
    Well, I’m off for some fun in the sun for a week so I won’t be posting any new Musings this week.  In the meantime, peruse the other posts on Virginia mechanic’s liens, bond claims and the like.  Also be sure to…
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InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    The Gods Must Be (Insurance) Crazy

    The Gods Must Be (Insurance) Crazy
    Heh:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Apr 27

    MVNHS© Strikes Again

    MVNHS© Strikes Again
    As we've noted countless times, government-run healthcare means rationed healthcare. There just isn't any other way to manage costs (for certain values of "manage"). This time out, the Much Vaunted National Health System© has its sights…
  • Apr 26

    Zillow for Healthcare

    Zillow for Healthcare
    Earlier this month, I posted on how a SoCal clinic had (finally) provided an example of my personal healthcare Holy Grail, a truly transparent healthcare pricing model. The challenge is that it's specific to this small, regional chain of…
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Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

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

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    WIRTW #459 (the “weeps” edition)

    WIRTW #459 (the “weeps” edition)
    How did I not know this was a thing? Last summer, The Beatles released a remix of my favorite song of theirs, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”. It commemorates the 10th anniversary of Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles’ show,…
  • Apr 27

    The top 6 employee handbook mistake

    The top 6 employee handbook mistake
    Yesterday, I had a pleasure of presenting a webinar for The Builder’s Exchange: The Top 6 Employee Handbook Mistakes. For your viewing pleasure and educational enlightenment, I’ve embedded it below. The Top 6 Employee Handbook…
  • Apr 26

    Congrats to Philip Miscimarra on his appointment as NLRB Chair

    Congrats to Philip Miscimarra on his appointment as NLRB Chair
    I’m on record as calling Philip Miscimarra “mad as hell,” referring to his scathing dissents in recent NLRB protected concerted activity cases. I also have it on good authority that while he and I agree that the NLRB has…
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MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    St. Louis Voters Say “No” to Proposed Tax Increase to Fund Private-Sector Proposal

    St. Louis Voters Say “No” to Proposed Tax Increase to Fund Private-Sector Proposal
    A few months ago, in If You Want a Professional Sports Team, Pay For It Yourselves; Don’t Grab Tax Dollars, I criticized a major league soccer ownership group for trying to get taxpayers in St. Louis and in Missouri to foot part of the…
  • Apr 26

    Pretending a Tax Payment Is For Something Else

    Pretending a Tax Payment Is For Something Else
    There’s a man in Montana who is unhappy that the county treasurer has not cashed the check he wrote in November to pay his property tax bill. After waiting several months for the check to be cashed, Scott Dion, according to this report,…
  • Apr 24

    Tax Dollars to Finance the Wealthy? Not Necessary and Not Appropriate

    Tax Dollars to Finance the Wealthy? Not Necessary and Not Appropriate
    Seventeen months ago, in Taking and Giving Back, I wrote:It’s a familiar story. A private sector business asks for special tax breaks and taxpayer funding for an enterprise that already is extremely profitable and that will continue to…
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H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, April 28, 2017

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, April 28, 2017
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • Apr 27

    DACA Statistics – DACA Quarterly Report FY2017-Q1

    DACA Statistics – DACA Quarterly Report FY2017-Q1
    The USCIS statistics on DACA Initial cases for the first quarter of FY2017, from 10/1/16 to 12/31/16 show a total of 15,201 DACA requests accepted for processing, (N/A) biometric services appointments scheduled, 18,429 requests approved, and…
  • Apr 26

    BALCA Acknowledges Due Process Concerns But Upholds PERM Denial

    BALCA Acknowledges Due Process Concerns But Upholds PERM Denial
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently affirmed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Instructional Coordinator: Computer Cluster.” After receiving…
Rank this Week: 748

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Apr 28

    Avraham & Yuracko on Torts and Discrimination

    Avraham & Yuracko on Torts and Discrimination
    Ronen Avraham and Kim Yuracko have posted to SSRN Torts and Discrimination. The abstract provides: Current tort law contains incentives to target individuals and communities based on race and gender. Surprisingly, the basis for such targeting…
  • Apr 26

    Goldman & Jin on Judicial Resolution of Nonconsensual Pornography Dissemination

    Goldman & Jin on Judicial Resolution of Nonconsensual Pornography Dissemination
    Eric Goldman & Angie Jin have posted to SSRN Judicial Resolution of Nonconsensual Pornography Dissemination Cases. The abstract provides: Nonconsensual pornography dissemination has emerged as one of the key social issue of the digital…
  • Apr 25

    Curcio on Sexual Assault on Campus and Tort Law

    Curcio on Sexual Assault on Campus and Tort Law
    Andrea Curcio has posted to SSRN Institutional Failure, Campus Sexual Assault and Danger in the Dorms: Regulatory Limits and the Promise of Tort Law. The abstract provides: Data demonstrates the majority of on-campus sexual assaults occur in…
Rank this Week: 235

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Apr 28

    Human Rights-Based Integration Policy and the New “Migrant Integration Strategy”

    Human Rights-Based Integration Policy and the New “Migrant Integration Strategy”
    We are delighted to welcome this guest post from Leanne Caulfield, research assistant at Maynooth University on the IHREC-funded project “Integration Policy in Ireland Through the Lens of Human Rights and Equality”. In January,…
  • Apr 25

    The Citizens Assembly Proposals: A Draft Bill

    The Citizens Assembly Proposals: A Draft Bill
    Lawyers for Choice has produced a draft bill that gives effect to the Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendations for abortion law reform. The purpose of the Bill is to codify the Assembly’s proposals, and to show how simply and…
  • Apr 24

    NUI Galway Announce New Director of Irish Centre for Human Right

    NUI Galway Announce New Director of Irish Centre for Human Right
    NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Siobhán Mullally as the Established Professor of Human Rights Law and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway. Professor Mullally will take up her post in…
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