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Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Covers constitutional law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). Features legal news, cases and commentaries from Argentina, U.S. and the Americas.

http://www.saberderecho.com/
  • Jun 27

    Tres picos: la Corte Suprema 2012- 2017

    Tres picos: la Corte Suprema 2012- 2017
    El título parece un poco ambicioso pero no es inexacto. La idea es ver el nivel de atención que tuvo la Corte, tal como es reflejado a través de Google Trends (que compila los agrgados de gente buscando cosas en la web)…
  • Jun 15

    Reporte de la audiencia de la Corte en La Pampa c. Mendoza

    Reporte de la audiencia de la Corte en La Pampa c. Mendoza
    Trataremos de pasar en limpio, lo más limpio posible, la cobertura que ayer hicimos en tiempo real. Disclaimer, por si alguien no lo sabe. Soy pampeano, he escrito del tema un par de veces en este blog, nunca publiqué nada…
  • Jun 12

    Las audiencias públicas de la Corte Suprema

    Las audiencias públicas de la Corte Suprema
    Este miércoles comienza la temporada de audiencias de la Corte Suprema. El auspicioso mecanismo estaba fuera de stock: en 2016 se hizo solo una audiencia de seguimiento del caso del Riachuelo, y ninguna referida a un caso "nuevo"; en…
Rank this Week: 240

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jun 27

    News Headlines for Jun 27, 2017

    News Headlines for Jun 27, 2017
    Stroock Bringing Aboard Restructuring Team ,Code Red: Healthcare Restructurings on the Rise ,$69 Billion Worth of Bezos Bombshells ,Dear Bankruptcy Asset Purchaser, Got Good Faith? | Fox Rothschild LLP ,Edward Altman sees similarities to 2007…
  • Jun 27

    Read Issue #126 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #126 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #126) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Jun 27

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 27, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 27, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
Rank this Week: 33

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Nominative Fair Use of Ride-Share Logos?

    Nominative Fair Use of Ride-Share Logos?
    Earlier this year, we contemplated a suitable, accurate, and efficient generic name for the service category created by the highly-disruptive Uber brand: App-Based Ride Service. A visit to Chicago this past weekend, left me thinking that…
  • Jun 23

    The Slants, The Redskins, and Free Speech for All Partie

    The Slants, The Redskins, and Free Speech for All Partie
    This week’s Matal v. Tam (formerly Lee v. Tam) Supreme Court ruling serves as a reminder that free speech is a two-way street.  It also suggests the value of a sympathetic litigant, at least in terms of public response. Many…
  • Jun 22

    The Covfefe Kerfuffle and the Rush to Register Trending Term

    The Covfefe Kerfuffle and the Rush to Register Trending Term
    While many of us are working our way through the flood of thought-provoking analysis of Matal v. Tam, I’m taking a break with some lighter fare, namely, covfefe. In case you missed it, the viral non-word “covfefe”…
Rank this Week: 31

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    When the Empty ADR Chair Is Occupied by a Litigation Funder

    When the Empty ADR Chair Is Occupied by a Litigation Funder
    Professor of Legal Practice Elayne E. Greenberg, Assistant Dean of Dispute Resolution Programs and Director of the Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution at St. John's University School of Law, has authored “When the Empty ADR…
  • Jun 26

    SCOTX Grants Petition for Review of Individual Arbitration Order in Payday Lender Case

    SCOTX Grants Petition for Review of Individual Arbitration Order in Payday Lender Case
    The Supreme Court of Texas has granted a group of payday loan customers’ request to review a putative class action case after the Fourth Court of Appeals in San Antonio ordered the customers to individually arbitrate their claims.
  • Jun 23

    Third Circuit Rules Arbitrability is a Gateway Issue

    Third Circuit Rules Arbitrability is a Gateway Issue
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has issued a decision stating a federal judge committed error when he ruled on a party’s motion to dismiss a case before he considered whether the dispute should be arbitrated.
Rank this Week: 49

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court Border-Shooting Non-Decision Confirms My Fears Regarding Bivens Action

    Supreme Court Border-Shooting Non-Decision Confirms My Fears Regarding Bivens Action
    by Michael DorfYesterday's SCOTUS ruling in Hernandez v. Mesa decided one question and punted on two. After explaining what the case decided and what it did not, I'll explain why one of the punts confirms my fear--expressed in a DoL post…
  • Jun 26

    Here's My Travel Ban Cert Grant Column

    Here's My Travel Ban Cert Grant Column
    by Michael DorfBy late morning I will post some thoughts on the cross-border shooting case, Hernandez v. Mesa. For now, interested readers can get my take on the cert grant and accompanying order and opinion in the Travel Ban case, now known…
  • Jun 26

    Trinity Lutheran and the Death of the Case or Controversy Requirement (Until it Lives Again)

    Trinity Lutheran and the Death of the Case or Controversy Requirement (Until it Lives Again)
    By Eric SegallOf all the Court's zigzagging, implicit reversals, and outright reversals permeating constitutional law cases, perhaps the most incoherent doctrine of all is justiciability. Legal scholars across the political spectrum…
Rank this Week: 326

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/
  • Jun 27

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – Maine, Maryland & Massachusett

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – Maine, Maryland & Massachusett
    The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) has released all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the United States (Overall), for a total of fifty-two updated fact sheets with accompanying info graphics and other details. These fact sheets…
  • Jun 26

    USCIS updated FY2017 Performance Data – All Form Types (Qtr. #2)

    USCIS updated FY2017 Performance Data – All Form Types (Qtr. #2)
    USCIS has released their first quarter, Fiscal Year 2017 (FY2017) performance data for all form types as a statistical table. They have divided the forms by category: Family, Employment, Humanitarian, Citizenship and Naturalization, and Other…
  • Jun 23

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, June 23, 2017

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, June 23, 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…
Rank this Week: 138

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    British Regulator Issues Guidance On Religious Beliefs In Pharmacy Practice

    British Regulator Issues Guidance On Religious Beliefs In Pharmacy Practice
    Britain's General Pharmaceutical Council, the regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacies in England, Scotland and Wales, this month issued a Guidance Document for pharmacy professionals titled In Practice:…
  • Jun 27

    Court Says Kaporos Ceremony Not Covered By Unfair Competition Law

    Court Says Kaporos Ceremony Not Covered By Unfair Competition Law
    In Animal Protection and Rescue League, Inc. v. Chabad of Irvine, (CA Super. Ct., June 23, 2017) a California trial court ruled that a challenge by an animal rights group to the Jewish pre-Yom Kippur ritual of kaporos should be…
  • Jun 27

    Georgia Supreme Court Dismisses On Standing Grounds Challenge To Tax Credit Scholarship Program

    Georgia Supreme Court Dismisses On Standing Grounds Challenge To Tax Credit Scholarship Program
    In Gaddy v. Georgia Department of Revenue, (GA Sup. Ct., June 26, 2017), the Georgia Supreme Court held that plaintiffs in the case lack standing as taxpayers or otherwise to challenge the constitutionality of Georgia's education tax…
Rank this Week: 143

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jun 27

    NBER: Seattle minimum wage hike hurt low-wage worker

    NBER: Seattle minimum wage hike hurt low-wage worker
    A working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research by a University of Washington team — the same team hired by Seattle to evaluate its minimum-wage experiment — just found serious ill effects: This paper evaluates the…
  • Jun 27

    Zillow cease-and-desist closes McMansion Hell blog

    Zillow cease-and-desist closes McMansion Hell blog
    23-year-old Kate Wagner has at least temporarily shuttered McMansion Hell, a popular blog on which she posted photos of modern houses overlaid with sarcastic comments about their perceived design shortcomings. Real estate aggregator Zillow…
  • Jun 26

    Supreme Court will hear cakeshop case

    Supreme Court will hear cakeshop case
    By agreeing to hear the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the Supreme Court has set up a potentially major decision on “whether applying Colorado’s public accommodations law to compel the petitioner…
Rank this Week: 36

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Jun 27

    How to Really Engage Visitors to Your Law Firm Website

    How to Really Engage Visitors to Your Law Firm Website
    The days of dazzling website visitors with credentials are gone. It’s expected that you excelled in law school, graduated, and are active in your community. What today’s legal services consumer wants to know right now is simple: Can you…
  • Jun 26

    Strike a Balance on Social Media: Professional Can Also be Personal

    Strike a Balance on Social Media: Professional Can Also be Personal
    You know the phrase—we do business with people we know, like and trust. For many estate planning and Elder Law firms, social media seems like it could be the silver bullet that makes everything happen. When it doesn’t happen, it’s easy…
  • Jun 23

    How Does Spam Hurt Your Law Firm Website? Let us Count the Way

    How Does Spam Hurt Your Law Firm Website? Let us Count the Way
    Spam can wreak havoc with your law firm, in more ways than you might think. The junk cluttering your email inbox, the time wasted when your IT department has to fix a damage done by spam, the investment in technology necessary to continue to…
Rank this Week: 465

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Jun 27

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) AH (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 796 (23 June 2017) Scarisbrick, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2017] EWCA Civ 787…
  • Jun 27

    Winning Advocacy in the Employment Tribunal – UK Police Law Blog

    Winning Advocacy in the Employment Tribunal – UK Police Law Blog
    ‘The David Hare screenplay for the recent film Denial contains the following advice to the client: “stay seated, button your lip, and win.” This article seeks to plot a path for advocates to winning in large scale…
  • Jun 27

    Rule committee opts for straightforward approach to hot-tubbing – Litigation Future

    Rule committee opts for straightforward approach to hot-tubbing – Litigation Future
    ‘Concurrent expert evidence – known as hot-tubbing – should only be carried out in the “classic” manner where experts are sworn and give evidence at the same time, the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC) has…
Rank this Week: 10

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 118

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jun 27

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice. Research & Writing All Well and Good Neil Guthrie If I had a dollar…
  • Jun 27

    Profound Thoughts From a Visionary

    Profound Thoughts From a Visionary
    It was suggested to me, not unfairly, that I should be more forward-looking when writing on the topic of legal and professional information publishing. The point, though hardly seriously, was put in terms of whether I might personally…
  • Jun 26

    Courthouse Libraries BC’s Open Invite in UX Testing “Sprint” to Improve Website

    Courthouse Libraries BC’s Open Invite in UX Testing “Sprint” to Improve Website
    The key to improving ease of use is to erase assumptions.  That’s important when aiming to improve website usability, generally, but it’s not always easy when you’re dealing with an esoteric culture of users (such…
Rank this Week: 645

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Grey Market Goods and China, Part Two

    Grey Market Goods and China, Part Two
    In this projected 4-part series we’ll take a closer look at grey market goods and China. In part 1, we discussed what grey market goods are and why manufacturers get so worked up about them. Today, in part 2, we’ll look at how…
  • Jun 26

    Garlic, More Garlic, China Trade and Fairness: An Update

    Garlic, More Garlic, China Trade and Fairness: An Update
    Earlier this month I wrote about it was not clear whether the U.S. antidumping order on garlic from China helped domestic garlic producers. One of the unusual consequences of this garlic antidumping order was that the California garlic…
  • Jun 25

    Sports Broadcast Copyright in China: the Stranglehold of Originality

    Sports Broadcast Copyright in China: the Stranglehold of Originality
    I spoke in Beijing last week at a conference on legal protection of sports broadcasts, organized by the National Copyright Administration of China (NCAC) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Other speakers included Chinese…
Rank this Week: 520

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Macklem: Positivism and Practice Beyond Sovereignty

    Macklem: Positivism and Practice Beyond Sovereignty
    Patrick Macklem (Univ. of Toronto - Law) has posted Positivism and Practice Beyond Sovereignty. Here's the abstract: This essay is a reply to commentaries on The Sovereignty of Human Rights (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015). Three…
  • Jun 27

    AJIL Unbound Symposium: Industry Associations in Transnational Legal Ordering

    AJIL Unbound Symposium: Industry Associations in Transnational Legal Ordering
    AJIL Unbound has posted a symposium on "Industry Associations in Transnational Legal Ordering." The symposium includes an introduction by Gregory Shaffer and Melissa J. Durkee and contributions by Joshua Karton, Ayelet Berman, Sarah Dadush,…
  • Jun 26

    New Issue: International Theory

    New Issue: International Theory
    The latest issue of International Theory (Vol. 9, no. 2, July 2017) is out. Contents include:Mathias Koenig-Archibugi, How to diagnose democratic deficits in global politics: the use of the ‘all-affected principle’ Joseph MacKay…
Rank this Week: 111

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 523

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jun 27

    No Expert Needed Where EMT Allegedly Punched Patient

    No Expert Needed Where EMT Allegedly Punched Patient
    In Zink v. Rural/Metro of Tennessee, L.P., No. E2016-01581-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 2, 2017), the Court of Appeals held that plaintiff’s allegations fell within the HCLA, but that no certificate of good faith was required because…
  • Jun 26

    Claims of “Beatings” By Medical Personnel Not Subject to Tennessee HCLA

    Claims of “Beatings” By Medical Personnel Not Subject to Tennessee HCLA
    In Lacy v. Saint Thomas Hospital West, No. M2016-01272-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 4, 2017), a pro se plaintiff brought a claim against several medical providers, alleging that she was “beaten during medical procedures.”…
  • Jun 22

    Case Remanded For Entry of Order that States Reasons for Ruling

    Case Remanded For Entry of Order that States Reasons for Ruling
    In a recent negligence case, the Court of Appeals vacated summary judgment due to the trial court’s failure to explain the basis upon which summary judgment was granted, and it remanded the case with directions for an order that met the…
Rank this Week: 72

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jun 27

    Resolution teams up with Personal Finance Society for new financial adviser report

    Resolution teams up with Personal Finance Society for new financial adviser report
    Resolution, who represent 6,500 family justice professionals, has published a report highlighting the growing need for specialist financial advisers in family law. The report has been published in partnership with the Personal Finance…
  • Jun 25

    News Essentials: 26th June 2017

    News Essentials: 26th June 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSMrs Justice Roberts gives comprehensive summary of the law regarding sham trustsTrust disclosed in Form E found to be genuine. Full story: Family Law Week. See…
  • Jun 25

    Fate of children and young people brought up in the UK who are unable to secure permanent statu

    Fate of children and young people brought up in the UK who are unable to secure permanent statu
    A new report from leading children’s rights organisation Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) highlights the fate of hundreds of thousands of children and young people who, despite having been brought up in the UK, are trapped in…
Rank this Week: 320

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jun 27

    The ICC Appelas Chamber Was Not Wrong (But Could Have Been More Right) in Ntaganda

    The ICC Appelas Chamber Was Not Wrong (But Could Have Been More Right) in Ntaganda
    by Luigi Prosperi by Luigi Prosperi [Luigi Prosperi received his PhD in “International legal order and human rights” from Sapienza University of Rome, honorary fellow in International Law at Sapienza University, formerly Associate…
  • Jun 26

    Is Now a Good Time to Go Back to that U.S. War Power Debate?

    Is Now a Good Time to Go Back to that U.S. War Power Debate?
    by Deborah Pearlstein by Deborah Pearlstein Cross-posted at Balkinization Because it’s too easy for our growing war in Syria to get lost amidst other also-pressing news, I want to be sure to note that last week ended with the Senate…
  • Jun 25

    No Justice for Sri Lankan Male Survivor

    No Justice for Sri Lankan Male Survivor
    by Charu Hogg by Charu Hogg [Charu Lata Hogg is the Director of the All Survivors Project at the UCLA School of Law and an Associate Fellow, Asia Program, Chatham House. This post is based on primary research conducted by Mirak…
Rank this Week: 90

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 149

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jun 26

    Tennessee Tampering Conviction A Family Affair

    Tennessee Tampering Conviction A Family Affair
    A Tennessee attorney convicted of tampering with evidence has been disbarred by consent. The crime was covered by the Jackson Sun A jury found Edythe Christie guilty of tampering with evidence Thursday for deleting photos and videos from her…
  • Jun 26

    Res To The Bottom

    Res To The Bottom
    An opinion of the Indiana Supreme Court in a case where the defendant has the rather dichotomous name of Summer Snow Every crime has a story. But when that story is told at trial, each part must be admissible under...
  • Jun 26

    Virtually Your

    Virtually Your
    A Staff Report from the web page of the Ohio Supreme Court The Board of Professional Conduct today issued an advisory opinion permitting virtual law offices. The Board also took action to withdraw a superseded advisory opinion. In Advisory…
Rank this Week: 46

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jun 26

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation v. True Health Diagnostics LLC (Fed. Cir. 2017)

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation v. True Health Diagnostics LLC (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Most people have had the experience of becoming lost and, having arrived at their destination, realizing that it was only one false turn that caused their confusion. For those with a physics background one can recall the…
  • Jun 25

    GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc. (D. Del. 2017)

    GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc. (D. Del. 2017)
    District Court Overrules Defendants' Objections to Magistrate's Report on Lost Profits By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier this month, in GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., U.S. District Judge Leonard P. Stark of the U.S. District…
  • Jun 25

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    June 27, 2017 - "CRISPR Confusion: A Legal and Practical Analysis for IP Professionals" (Technology Transfer Tactics) - 1:00 to 2:00 pm (Eastern) June 27, 2017 - "Essential Developments in Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: What Lies Ahead in…
Rank this Week: 174

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Revisiting Sally Yates' decision

    Revisiting Sally Yates' decision
    Today's ruling from the SCOTUS upholding large portions of President Trump's executive order 9-0 gives us grounds to revisit the earlier decision by then Acting Attorney General Sally Yates to order DOJ personnel not to defend any portion of…
  • Jun 24

    Why Mueller is Not Conflicted

    Why Mueller is Not Conflicted
    There is has been some loose talk about Mueller being conflicted because Comey is his friend. Let's stipulate that a prosecutor cannot prosecute a crime where his or her friend is the victim. But this begs the question. a. What...
  • Jun 6

    DOJ lawyers must be honest with the Court

    DOJ lawyers must be honest with the Court
    Lawyers may not misrepresent facts to the court. FRCP Rule 11. Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers in particular have an obligation accurately to inform the court about executive branch action that is challenged as illegal or…
Rank this Week: 187

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 44

The Estrin Report

The Estrin Report

Created for professional paralegals. By Chere Estrin.

http://estrinlegaled.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Jun 26

    Quit Kidding Yourself with Boring Cover Letters. Get One That Works.

    Quit Kidding Yourself with Boring Cover Letters. Get One That Works.
    Cover letters are usually boring, unimaginative or just not taken seriously because there is nothing new in the letter that makes the writer stand out. Typical responses from employers? “Same letter, different sender.” Not exactly…
  • Jun 13

    Is Hiring a Virtual Assistant Right for You?

    Is Hiring a Virtual Assistant Right for You?
    Here is an article that appeared recently in the Progressive Law Practice magazine. Written by Tami Kamin Meyer "Virtual assistants are hot whether you are a solo practitioner or work in a major law firm," says Chere Estrin, president and…
  • May 23

    5 Best Networking Tips for Paralegals Who Hate to Network

    5 Best Networking Tips for Paralegals Who Hate to Network
    It's who you know. Networking. No matter how you tweet ‘em up, link ‘em out or face ‘em down, if you are not professionally networking on a regular basis, you are clearly committing career suicide. And, let’s not leave…
Rank this Week: 594

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    BOLO...OR JUST SAY NO

    BOLO...OR JUST SAY NO
    Todays post is about the over-worked, under-appreciated cog in the court system: the bailiff. A great bailiff is like a great umpire: s/he is doing their job well when you don't notice them working. Every well-run courtroom needs a…
  • Jun 24

    HANZMAN RULES

    HANZMAN RULES
    We're back. Our short absence can be directly traced to two United States District Court Judges at opposite ends of the country who had no problem making us try two cases back to back. As the saying goes, the difference between the Almighty…
  • Jun 19

    NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA & JNC STAYS VERY BUSY .......

    NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA & JNC STAYS VERY BUSY .......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA ..... GOVERNOR SCOTT STAYS BUSY SIGNING BILLS INTO LAW .....SB 118 - CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS:Any person or entity engaged in the business of publishing through a publicly accessible print or electronic…
Rank this Week: 356

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    WILL A DUI IN CALIFORNIA AFFECT YOUR PROFESSIONAL LICENSE?

    WILL A DUI IN CALIFORNIA AFFECT YOUR PROFESSIONAL LICENSE?
    If you are a licensed professional in California, a DUI conviction could affect your license status. In this age when law enforcement information is immediately shared electronically with the state, which in turn, alerts the state boards that…
  • Jun 16

    IS ENHANCED PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION A SOLUTION TO DRUNK DRIVING?

    IS ENHANCED PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION A SOLUTION TO DRUNK DRIVING?
    We all know that driving under the influence is unwise and dangerous, with potential consequences that should convince anyone that they shouldn’t do it. Yet, close to 200,000 Californians are arrested for DUI every year. What makes a…
  • Jun 7

    Will The Blood Alcohol Level Be Lowered To 0.05 Percent

    Will The Blood Alcohol Level Be Lowered To 0.05 Percent
    Is 0.05 Percent the new 0.08 Percent? Since 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has advocated that the legal blood alcohol level (BAC) limit for drivers in the United States be lowered to 0.05 percent or even lower. Citing…
Rank this Week: 76

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Jun 26

    Should robot artists be given copyright protection?

    Should robot artists be given copyright protection?
    Shutterstock Andres Guadamuz, University of Sussex When a group of museums and researchers in the Netherlands unveiled a portrait entitled The Next Rembrandt, it was something of a tease to the art world. It wasn’t a long lost painting…
  • Jun 15

    European court rules on legal nature of torrent links in Pirate Bay case

    European court rules on legal nature of torrent links in Pirate Bay case
    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has made a very important decision in the case of Stichting Brein v Ziggo (C‑610/15), which involves blocking access to The Pirate Bay (TPB) and the legal nature of torrent files. This…
  • Jun 5

    Whatever happened to our dream of an empowering Internet (and how to get it back)

    Whatever happened to our dream of an empowering Internet (and how to get it back)
    I remember when I first logged on to the Internet like it was yesterday. I had been hearing rumours about this global communications network, and had met people who told me about electronic messaging systems that would send mail to people in…
Rank this Week: 700

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    US v. Strickland, No. 14-30168…

    US v. Strickland, No. 14-30168 (6-26-17)(Kozinski w/Fisher & Watford). This is another "categorical" decision.  The 9th holds that a conviction for third degree robbery under Oregon law is not a violent felony for ACCA purposes.In…
  • Jun 25

    Case o' The Week: First Impression, Depression - Cervantes and Cali "Mandatory Supervision" Searche

    Case o' The Week: First Impression, Depression - Cervantes and Cali "Mandatory Supervision" Searche
      Jaywalk, stopped, searched, hotel room key found -- then room secretly searched without a warrant or reasonable suspicion of crime.   Jaywalking is dangerous.United States v. Steven Cervantes, 2017 WL 2622776 (9thCir.…
  • Jun 20

    US v. Cervantes, No. 15-50459…

    US v. Cervantes, No. 15-50459 (6-19-17)(Watford w/Trott & McKeown).  The 9th holds that a state (California) sentence of "mandatory supervision" is closer to parole than to probation.  As such, a search of a defendant's hotel…
Rank this Week: 372

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Looking to Stand Out? Stake Out Your Niche!

    Looking to Stand Out? Stake Out Your Niche!
    We all have a limited amount of time, energy, and money. Top Rainmakers understand the most effective use of their limited time is to stake out a specific niche and dominate it! Being perceived as a “specialist” in your local area…
  • Jun 23

    6 Law Firm Management Fails You Need to Avoid

    6 Law Firm Management Fails You Need to Avoid
    No one starts out in business to fail, but fail you will if you don’t recognize that while you may practice law, you run a business. To avoid running it into the ground, you need to avoid these six law firm management fails: Failing to…
  • Jun 22

    What’s Your Excuse for Holding Your Law Firm Back?

    What’s Your Excuse for Holding Your Law Firm Back?
    There aren’t too many excuses I haven’t heard from attorneys that refuse to do what it takes to climb out of their rut and market their law firm effectively. I don’t have the time. I don’t have the money. I don’t…
Rank this Week: 777

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 703

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jun 26

    Boston Bruins 2, IRS 0

    Boston Bruins 2, IRS 0
    The United States Tax Court today looked at whether pregame road meals for a National Hockey League (NHL) team are “meals and entertainment” expense (which would be deductible at 50% of cost) or a “de minimis fringe”…
  • Jun 25

    If You Want to Get In Tax Trouble as a Business…

    If You Want to Get In Tax Trouble as a Business…
    …simply do not deposit your payroll taxes. As best as I can tell, the IRS investigates 100% of such violations. One Missouri business owner pleaded guilty last week to failing to pay the IRS more than $1.4 million in payroll taxes.…
  • Jun 25

    2016 Tax Offender of the Year Gets 34 Months at ClubFed

    2016 Tax Offender of the Year Gets 34 Months at ClubFed
    Last April, a husband and wife from Minnesota were indicted on tax evasion charges. There wasn’t anything unusual about what they allegedly did; besides lying to their tax professional and the IRS they deducted personal expenses as…
Rank this Week: 549

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 630

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jun 26

    The CAFTA Guatemala Labor Panel Report

    The CAFTA Guatemala Labor Panel Report
    The panel report is now available. I'll put it on WorldTradeLaw.net soon, but for now you can read it here. This is from the conclusion: 594. The United States has proven that at eight worksites and with respect to 74...
  • Jun 25

    How Will NGOs React if ISDS Is Taken Out of Trade Agreements?

    How Will NGOs React if ISDS Is Taken Out of Trade Agreements?
    In my last post, I cited a Politico article which suggests that ISDS/investment protection will be removed from the Japan - EU free trade agreement (JEFTA) that is currently under negotiation. But now I see that Greenpeace has leaked some...
  • Jun 20

    Are Investment Protection and Trade Headed for a Divorce?

    Are Investment Protection and Trade Headed for a Divorce?
    To follow up on Anthea's post from last week, there is another fundamental question about ISDS/investment protection: If it is going to exist, in one form or another, where exactly does it belong? Should it be part of the trade...
Rank this Week: 525

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    “It Is Not Necessary To Call Expert Evidence On Each Issue”

    “It Is Not Necessary To Call Expert Evidence On Each Issue”
    In recent years expert evidence has become more common in injury litigation and it is not unusual to see litigants sometimes err on the side of overkill.  To this end helpful comments were recently released by the BC Supreme Court,…
  • Jun 14

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Aggravation of Chronic, Disabling Pre-Existing Condition

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Aggravation of Chronic, Disabling Pre-Existing Condition
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a collision which aggravated long-standing pre-existing health complications. In today’s case (Cheema v. Khan) the Plaintiff…
  • Jun 8

    BC Court of Appeal – The Phrase Crumbling Skull is “Rarely Helpful”

    BC Court of Appeal – The Phrase Crumbling Skull is “Rarely Helpful”
    Reasons were released today by the BC Court of Appeal criticizing  the phrase ‘crumbling skull’ and spelling out the analysis a Court must take when dealing with non tort related causes to a Plaintiff’s position. In the…
Rank this Week: 162

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Elderly Woman Killed in Orange Pedestrian Accident

    Elderly Woman Killed in Orange Pedestrian Accident
    Jiuan Aylward, 81, was killed in an Orange pedestrian accident after she was run over by a vehicle while crossing the street early morning on June 23, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian…
  • Jun 26

    Couple Killed in Yorba Linda Car Accident

    Couple Killed in Yorba Linda Car Accident
    A horrific car accident in Yorba Linda fatally injured 38-year-old Donald Wall and his fiancé 40-year-old Danielle Velazquez. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal incident occurred when the pickup truck the couple was…
  • May 24

    Woman Killed in Tustin Car Accident

    Woman Killed in Tustin Car Accident
    A woman was killed in a three-car car accident in Tustin after her vehicle hit a truck and spun out onto oncoming traffic before hitting another car. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the night…
Rank this Week: 67

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Jun 26

    A CASE OF THE TRICKY NATURE OF LEGAL ETHICS.

    A CASE OF THE TRICKY NATURE OF LEGAL ETHICS.
    A CASE OF THE TRICKY NATURE OF LEGAL ETHICS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., June 26, 2017. Last week, in In the Matter of Robert M.A. Nadeau, 2017 ME 121, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court suspended ex-York County Probate Judge Robert…
  • Jun 20

    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS.

    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS.
    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., June 20, 2017. 1. Adult Records Maine has no process for expunging criminal records.   As a general rule, once a person is convicted of a crime in Maine,…
  • May 18

    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY.

    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY.
    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., May 18, 2017. Rand Paul is reintroducing legislation in the U.S. Senate, to give federal judges increased “safety valve” discretion to…
Rank this Week: 177

Litigation Consulting Report

Litigation Consulting Report

Covers trial presentation theory, trial graphics designs, trial technician recommendations and jury research methodologies. By A2L Consulting.

http://www.a2lc.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    3 Lessons That Trial Lawyers Can Learn From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

    3 Lessons That Trial Lawyers Can Learn From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author
    by Tony KlapperManaging Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting Lately, I’ve been reading journalist Thomas Friedman’s current book, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in an Age of…
  • Jun 22

    7 Key Takeaways from the Genetics in Civil Law Conference

    7 Key Takeaways from the Genetics in Civil Law Conference
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting We recently had the opportunity to co-host a conference focused on the use of genetics in the courtroom. The conference was entitled Genetics in Civil Law: Litigation, Regulation, Business…
  • May 31

    11 Ways to Start Right With Your Litigation Graphics Team

    11 Ways to Start Right With Your Litigation Graphics Team
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting Trial teams routinely spend tens of thousands, even hundreds of thousands of dollars, developing litigation graphics for a big case. They do this because litigation graphics are among the top five things…
Rank this Week: 163

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 507

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Jun 26

    Regulation (EU) 2015/848, on Insolvency Proceedings…

    Regulation (EU) 2015/848, on Insolvency Proceedings…
    … is applicable from today on (see art. 92). See here as well the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1105 of 12 June 2017 establishing the forms referred to in Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of…
  • Jun 24

    Law on Jurisdiction Clauses Changes in Canada

    Law on Jurisdiction Clauses Changes in Canada
    In 2011 Facebook, Inc. used the name and picture of certain Facebook.com members as part of an advertising product.  In response, a class action was started in British Columbia on behalf of roughly 1.8 million British Columbia residents…
  • Jun 22

    Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 4/2017: Abstract

    Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 4/2017: Abstract
    The latest issue of the „Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax)“ features the following articles: C. Kohler: Limits of mutual trust in the European judicial area: the judgment of the ECtHR in…
Rank this Week: 155

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    New House Bill 3016 – Non disclosure of DWI’

    New House Bill 3016 – Non disclosure of DWI’
    Good news in the world of DWI’s has emerged from the 85th Texas Legislature. If certain criteria are met, now, it may be possible to file a petition for non-disclosure on DWI convictions. Texas House Bill 3016, Government Code 411.0731,…
  • May 19

    Can an expert testify that a child is telling the truth?

    Can an expert testify that a child is telling the truth?
    Many cases involving child abuse have expert witnesses involved. Child abuse and sexual assault cases have medical experts, therapists, or counselors who are called to testify. However, Texas law limits the ability of experts to tell a judge…
  • May 9

    Does the State have to produce any photos to convict someone of improper photography?

    Does the State have to produce any photos to convict someone of improper photography?
    Texas Penal Code 21.15 Invasive Visual Recording (b)(1) a person commits an offense if, without the other person’s consent and with intent to invade the privacy of the other person, the person: (1) photographs or by videotape or other…
Rank this Week: 803

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

Provides legal information and resources for federal construction contractors. By Payne Hackenbracht & Sullivan.

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
  • Jun 26

    All Work and No Pay: Ed DeLisle Testifies Before Congressional Small Business Committee

    All Work and No Pay: Ed DeLisle Testifies Before Congressional Small Business Committee
    Cohen Seglias Co-Chair of the Federal Contracting Group, Edward DeLisle, testified at a Small Business Committee hearing titled, “All Work and No Pay: Change Orders Delayed for Small Construction Contractors.” The…
  • Mar 16

    The End is Near for “Fair Play and Safe Workplaces”

    The End is Near for “Fair Play and Safe Workplaces”
    Last month, we outlined Congress’ plan to block the implementation of President Obama’s Fair Play and Safe Workplaces executive order. Today, we report that the prognosis has grown even more grim for the former President’s…
  • Mar 3

    GovBizConnect 4-Part Webinar Series: Doing Business with the Federal Government in 2017

    GovBizConnect 4-Part Webinar Series: Doing Business with the Federal Government in 2017
    Event Flyer GovBizConnect presents Cohen Seglias Partners Ed DeLisle and Maria Panichelli in a 4-part educational webinar series, GovCon Basics: Doing Business with the Federal Government in 2017. February 15, 2017…
Rank this Week: 251

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Jun 26

    U.S. Supreme Court to Review Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision

    U.S. Supreme Court to Review Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision
    Corporate whistleblower protection “undermined” if internal complaints not protected. Washington, D.C. June 26, 2017.  The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari today in the case of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, Paul.…
  • Jun 26

    NWC Statement Clarifies History Behind Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision

    NWC Statement Clarifies History Behind Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision
    Corporate Attack on Internal Whistleblowers Rebutted In an article published on June 22, 2017,  by Law360, Stephen M. Kohn, executive director of the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) and partner in the whistleblower rights law…
  • Jun 23

    VA Whistleblower Protections Signed into Law; Don’t Go Far Enough

    VA Whistleblower Protections Signed into Law; Don’t Go Far Enough
    June 23, 2017. Washington, D.C. Today President Trump signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act into law. The law aims to protect whistleblowers from retaliation and reprisal and will require…
Rank this Week: 984

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers trucking accident news, safety issues, and legislative updates. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandtruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Liability in Truck Accidents Caused by Faulty Equipment

    Liability in Truck Accidents Caused by Faulty Equipment
    Truck drivers, as well as the companies that employ them, have a duty to ensure that the vehicles they use to transport goods across the country are well-maintained and in good working order in order to prevent hazards to other…
  • Jun 19

    Court Finds Trucking Company Liable for Truck Driver’s Negligence, But Not for Punitive Damage

    Court Finds Trucking Company Liable for Truck Driver’s Negligence, But Not for Punitive Damage
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in California issued an interesting opinion in a truck accident case that required the court to determine if the company that employed a truck driver who was responsible for a serious accident could be…
  • Jun 12

    Update: Truck Driver Involved in Fatal School Bus Accident Had Methamphetamine in His System

    Update: Truck Driver Involved in Fatal School Bus Accident Had Methamphetamine in His System
    Earlier this year in March, an accident involving a school bus, a passenger car, and a semi-truck claimed the lives of two men and injured several of the students on board the bus. The accident occurred when the semi-truck inexplicably…
Rank this Week: 944

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 26

    OPINION – June 23, 2017

    OPINION – June 23, 2017
    State v. Maile DA 15-0515 2017 MT 154 Criminal – Justice Court Appeal
  • Jun 22

    OPINIONS – June 20, 2017

    OPINIONS – June 20, 2017
    Marriage of Woehler and Messer DA 16-0737 2017 MT 153N Civil – Domestic Relations State v. G. Enzler DA 15-0495 2017 MT 152N Criminal – Sexual Assault Marriage of McKittrick DA 16-0426 2017 MT 151N Civil – Domestic Relations…
  • Jun 14

    OPINIONS – June 13, 2017

    OPINIONS – June 13, 2017
    Matter of T.B. L.B. H.B. K.B. DA 16-0749 2017 MT 147N Civil – Domestic Relations Ward v. Energy West DA 16-0520 2017 MT 146N Civil – Wrongful Discharge Helena v. Rimini Skinner DA 16-0320 2017 MT 145 Civil – Water Rights…
Rank this Week: 181

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    New ‘Lexis Answers’ Brings Artificial Intelligence to Lexis Advance

    New ‘Lexis Answers’ Brings Artificial Intelligence to Lexis Advance
    LexisNexis is today announcing the launch of Lexis Answers, a feature that brings artificial intelligence to the Lexis Advance legal research platform. With Lexis Answers, a researcher can ask a natural-language question and get back the…
  • Jun 23

    Client-Intake Platform Lexicata Now Integrates with Lead-Gen Service Unbundled Attorney

    Client-Intake Platform Lexicata Now Integrates with Lead-Gen Service Unbundled Attorney
    Leads from Unbundled Attorney appear in the Lexicata inbox. Lexicata, the client-intake and CRM platform, has announced that it now integrates with Unbundled Attorney, a lead-generation service for lawyers who practice in the areas of family…
  • Jun 23

    Client-Intake Platform Lexicata Now Integrates with Lead-Gen Service Unbundled Attorney

    Client-Intake Platform Lexicata Now Integrates with Lead-Gen Service Unbundled Attorney
    Leads from Unbundled Attorney appear in the Lexicata inbox. Lexicata, the client-intake and CRM platform, has announced that it now integrates with Unbundled Attorney, a lead-generation service for lawyers who practice in the areas of family…
Rank this Week: 466