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JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 26

    Kuwait top court upholds acquittal of top sporting official

    Kuwait top court upholds acquittal of top sporting official
    Kuwait’s supreme court upheld the acquittal of Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah on Monday on charges of insulting the public prosecutor and inciting public unrest. Sheikh Ahmad is a powerful member [NYT report] of various international…
  • Jul 26

    Amnesty: Turkish government attacking press freedom in coup aftermath

    Amnesty: Turkish government attacking press freedom in coup aftermath
    Amnesty International (AI) on Monday condemned [press release] Turkey’s decision to issue arrest warrants for 42 journalists following the recent coup attempt. AI’s Deputy Director for Europe, Gauri van Gulik, claimed that…
  • Jul 25

    Australia PM proposes strict anti-terror legislation

    Australia PM proposes strict anti-terror legislation
    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull [official website] on Monday proposed new counter-terrorism legislation [press release] that would allow for indefinite detention. Turnbull announced plans to introduce Counter-Terrorism Legislation…
Rank this Week: 19

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    Go Become Friends With Marcos Jimenez!

    Go Become Friends With Marcos Jimenez!
    The former US Attorney is a mensch and true patriot.BTW, I actually shed tears this morning as I watched this remarkable speech.God bless America.
  • Jul 25

    Did This Lawsuit Hasten Debbie's Resignation?

    Did This Lawsuit Hasten Debbie's Resignation?
    It was either Putin or Beck & Lee:“There are essentially six legal claims we are asserting in this lawsuit on behalf of the composed class members,” said attorney Jared Beck in a YouTube video announcing the lawsuit.…
  • Jul 22

    Pay Day!

    Pay Day!
    Good news! Republicans are FINALLY helping someone's economy!It’s been a great week for gay escorts in Cleveland. Male prostitutes contacted by The Post said business is booming and Republican National Convention attendees — most…
Rank this Week: 392

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Covers consumer law, arbitration, credit card fraud, credit report errors, foreclosure, and identity theft. By Watts & Herring, LLC

http://www.alabamaconsumerlawblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Who is Van Slam, and why are they contacting me?

    Who is Van Slam, and why are they contacting me?
    Van Slam is a process server based in Alabama. This company is hired by various debt collectors to properly serve you with a collection lawsuit in Alabama. They're allowed to give the lawsuit to any adult that lives in your home, so you…
  • Jul 26

    Definition: Consumer

    Definition: Consumer
    Under the FDCPA, or Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, there are certain requirements. One of those requirements is a legal term, "consumer." "What exactly is a consumer?" A consumer under the FDCPA is a human being. It is (normally)…
  • Jul 19

    Definition: Wage Garnishment

    Definition: Wage Garnishment
    Wage garnishment is where a debt collector gets a judgment against you, goes to your employer with the judgment, tells your employer to hold back (approximately) 25% of your paycheck, and tells them to pay that 25% to them though the…
Rank this Week: 482

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jul 26

    Payday Lending Regulation: The Substitution Effect?

    Payday Lending Regulation: The Substitution Effect?
    A common argument made against regulating small dollar credit products like payday loans is that regulation does nothing to address demand for credit, so consumers will simply substitute their consumption from payday loans to other products:…
  • Jul 18

    The Big 1-0

    The Big 1-0
    Today is the tenth anniversary of the launch of Credit Slips. We started the blog in the middle of a big research project as an exercise in team building We also thought the blog might be a place where we...
  • Jul 15

    GM & Ignition Switche

    GM & Ignition Switche
    My take on the Second Circuit's opinion – which Levitin has also written about (and I agree with him that the used car analysis is a bit "off") – is over on Dealb%k. In short, I think that GM mostly...
Rank this Week: 625

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/
  • Jul 26

    Whistleblower Group Demands IOC Allow Russian Whistleblower to Compete in Olympic

    Whistleblower Group Demands IOC Allow Russian Whistleblower to Compete in Olympic
    On Sunday July 24, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) informed Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova that she is not allowed to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Despite being given clearance by the International Associations of…
  • Jul 22

    Upcoming Global Wildlife Whistleblower Seminar Serie

    Upcoming Global Wildlife Whistleblower Seminar Serie
    Washington, DC – July 21, 2016 — The  (ELI) and the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) have announced an upcoming seminar series on Global Wildlife Whistleblowers, scheduled for early 2017.  The first seminar in the…
  • Jul 19

    Russian Whistleblower—Olympics 2016

    Russian Whistleblower—Olympics 2016
    Yuliya Stepanova, Russian 800-meter runner, has bravely and spectacularly blown the whistle on widespread doping inside her country. Stepanova and her husband, who worked for the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), spoke out in 2014 about a…
Rank this Week: 875

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Teaching Technology in the Academy – Dean’s Roundtable Part 2 – The ABA Annual Meeting (West Coast) edition

    Teaching Technology in the Academy – Dean’s Roundtable Part 2 – The ABA Annual Meeting (West Coast) edition
    [NOTE: Please welcome guest blogger, Michael J. Robak, Associate Director/Director of Information Technologies, Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City. -GL] The movement to establish a true Technology instruction…
  • Jul 24

    Law Firm Partners: If It Ain't Broke...

    Law Firm Partners: If It Ain't Broke...
    It is rational for someone who has been wildly successful doing something a certain way to keep doing it that way, especially when the odds appear favorable that they will continue to be successful. Most people don’t exit their comfort…
  • Jul 20

    Industry Leading Surveys – What Do They Really Say?

    Industry Leading Surveys – What Do They Really Say?
     While I was sadly unable to attend the 2016 AALL annual conference that wrapped yesterday in Chicago, I have it on good authority that the most recent ALM Law Library Survey  caused some intense discussion around industry…
Rank this Week: 284

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jul 26

    Strong growth for FACL BC chapter

    Strong growth for FACL BC chapter
    A new generation of Asian lawyers are eager to assume leadership roles, says David Namkung, newly elected president of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers B.C. branch, an organization that is quickly attracting Asian legal professionals…
  • Jul 26

    Legal News Roundup - July 26, 2016

    Legal News Roundup - July 26, 2016
    Canada SIU investigating death of Ottawa man after confrontation with police, Canadian Press Alberta government going to court over coal power buying regulation, Canadian Press Bail revoked for man convicted in 2015 sexual assault, Canadian…
  • Jul 25

    Junior mining company scores victory with regulator

    Junior mining company scores victory with regulator
    In a battle likened to David defeating Goliath, two provincial regulators have confirmed a junior mining exploration company in British Columbia can proceed with a $6 million private placement offering, despite a hostile takeover bid by a…
Rank this Week: 369

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jul 26

    Secretary needed as soon as possible for a…

    Secretary needed as soon as possible for a law firm that handles family and criminal law matters. Resumes should be sent to Linda Watson at linda@watsonlawpeoria.com , as well as any inquires.
  • Jul 25

    July 25, 2016For Immediate ReleaseJOB…

    July 25, 2016For Immediate ReleaseJOB OPPORTUNITY NOTICEPrairie State Legal Services, Inc. is seeking applicants for the position of SELF-HELP CENTER NAVIGATOR for the PEORIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE.  Prairie State is an 80-attorney legal…
  • Jul 22

    STOP Everything, DROP what you are doing and ENROLL at ICC in one EASY VISIT to the North Campus on July 27th

    STOP Everything, DROP what you are doing and ENROLL at ICC in one EASY VISIT to the North Campus on July 27th
    If you have not enrolled yet but you intend to or you NEED to enroll in any ICC Program, but especially the Paralegal, 911 Dispatch, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or Fire Science programs, come to this event on July 27th at Arbor Hall on…
Rank this Week: 29

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 74

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jul 26

    What Happens When a Buyer Defaults on a Florida Real Estate Contract?

    What Happens When a Buyer Defaults on a Florida Real Estate Contract?
    In Florida, buyers breach real estate contracts all of the time and in all sorts of ways. When a buyer fails to meet his or her obligations under a sales contract, often times it leaves the seller wondering what steps to take now that the…
  • Jul 19

    Protecting a Bona Fide Purchaser of Florida Residential Real Estate

    Protecting a Bona Fide Purchaser of Florida Residential Real Estate
    Under Florida law, a “bona fide purchaser” of real estate is afforded certain protections including ownership and title. The rule essentially provides a buyer with superior rights to property over those who may have valid…
  • Jul 12

    4 Title Issues That Can Derail A Florida Closing

    4 Title Issues That Can Derail A Florida Closing
    In Florida, often times right before a residential real estate transaction is set to close the deal is derailed because of conflicting legal interests between the parties to the transaction (the seller and the buyer) and a third party with an…
Rank this Week: 390

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    National Safety Council Survey: Physicians Routinely Prescribe Dangerous Dosages of Pain Killer

    National Safety Council Survey: Physicians Routinely Prescribe Dangerous Dosages of Pain Killer
    HealthDay reported that, according to a National Safety Council survey, “when American doctors give their patients narcotic painkillers, 99 percent of them hand out prescriptions that exceed the federally recommended three-day…
  • Jul 25

    FDA Delays Generic Drug Labeling Rule for Third Time

    FDA Delays Generic Drug Labeling Rule for Third Time
    The New York Time reports the Food and Drug Administration will “put off until 2017 a decision about whether to require generic drug makers to take more responsibility for warning patients about the risks of their…
  • Jul 22

    How Bankruptcy Can Change Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

    How Bankruptcy Can Change Your Personal Injury Lawsuit
    Bankruptcy becomes an inevitable resolution for many who have been injured in a personal injury accident. If you are worried how your injury claim will affect your chapter 7 or 13 case, you have every right to be concerned. You ……
Rank this Week: 151

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 536

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jul 26

    Canada’s National Digitization Plan Leaves Virtual Shelves Empty

    Canada’s National Digitization Plan Leaves Virtual Shelves Empty
    Imagine going to your local library in search of Canadian books. You wander through the stacks but are surprised to find most shelves barren with the exception of books that are over a hundred years old. This sounds more like an abandoned…
  • Jul 26

    Why Canada’s National Digitization Plan Falls Short

    Why Canada’s National Digitization Plan Falls Short
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on July 25, 2016 as Ottawa Should Commit to Digitizing Canadian Heritage Imagine going to your local library in search of Canadian books. You wander through the stacks but are surprised to find most shelves barren…
  • Jul 18

    Pokémon Go Craze Brings New “Augmented Reality” Legal Issues Into Light

    Pokémon Go Craze Brings New “Augmented Reality” Legal Issues Into Light
    Unless you’ve been offline or focused on a distorted national anthem rendition for the past week, you know that Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm with millions of people wandering around searching for virtual Pokémon…
Rank this Week: 239

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 380

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 832

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday July 26, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 26, 2016 at 6:31am PDTIt is very difficult for employers to prove “just…
  • Jul 25

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the Week of July 25, 2016

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the Week of July 25, 2016
    Here are the leading headlines from Wise Law on TwitterCAMH fined $80,000 after beating that left nurse ‘beyond recognition’ Russia operated state-sanctioned doping system at Sochi Olympics, report concludes - Toronto…
  • Jul 22

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday July 22, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:15am PDTA last will cannot have provisions that run contrary to…
Rank this Week: 253

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 133

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jul 26

    2016 Proxy Season Review

    2016 Proxy Season Review
    This post summarizes significant developments relating to the 2016 U.S. annual meeting proxy season, including: Proxy Access Proposals Continue to Drive Changes. The dominant trend in Rule 14a-8 shareholder proposals and corporate governance…
  • Jul 26

    Chairman and CEO: The Controversy over Board Leadership

    Chairman and CEO: The Controversy over Board Leadership
    Our paper, Chairman and CEO: The Controversy over Board Leadership, examines the circumstances under which companies decide to combine or separate the chairman and CEO roles and shareholder response to this decision. In recent years,…
  • Jul 26

    How Do Investors Accumulate Network Capital? Evidence from Angel Network

    How Do Investors Accumulate Network Capital? Evidence from Angel Network
    Networks are widespread in many financial markets, and play a crucial role in the transmission of information and mitigation of agency conflicts. In the context of entrepreneurial finance, Hochberg, Ljungqvist, and Lu (2007) show that venture…
Rank this Week: 153

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    When Should a Brand Get Involved in Social Issues?

    When Should a Brand Get Involved in Social Issues?
    – Jason Sprenger – President, Game Changer Communications I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that 2016 will go down as a year that a lot of social issues in America boiled over.  Transgender people and the…
  • Jul 25

    2(c) or Not to See Political TM Speech?

    2(c) or Not to See Political TM Speech?
    That is the question, at least for the day. It’s also a question we hope the U.S. Supreme Court will address. In particular, does a careful focus on the USPTO’s routine application of Section 2(c) of the Lanham Act, help shed…
  • Jul 21

    The Olympics! Officially Protected from Zika by OFF!

    The Olympics! Officially Protected from Zika by OFF!
    The Summer Olympics are with us again, in what has been a great summer for sports. Besides the normal summer sports highlights, soccer fans have gotten a special second year in a row of the Copa America, not so great if you’re a Messi…
Rank this Week: 230

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/
  • Jul 26

    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times - 7/1/16

    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times - 7/1/16
    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times were released with processing dates as of 7/1/16. If you filed an appeal, please review the link below to determine the applicable processing time associated with your particular…
  • Jul 25

    EB-5 USCIS Teleconference from Miami – (7-28-16)

    EB-5 USCIS Teleconference from Miami – (7-28-16)
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be holding an EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Teleconference from Miami, Florida on Thursday, July 28th, between 1:00pm to 2:30pm (Eastern). The event will start with an…
  • Jul 22

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, July 22, 2016

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, July 22, 2016
    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: 158

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jul 26

    Slow Down on the Reverse Veil Piercing of LLCs (Which Are STILL Not Corporations)

    Slow Down on the Reverse Veil Piercing of LLCs (Which Are STILL Not Corporations)
    Anyone who reads this blog knows that I have issues related to the distinction between LLCs (limited liability companies) and corporations. In some instances, it is a subtle, likely careless mistake. Other cases seem to be trolling me. Today,…
  • Jul 25

    Direct v. Derivative under the Tennessee Business Corporation Act

    Direct v. Derivative under the Tennessee Business Corporation Act
    In a recent decision of the Tennessee Supreme Court, Keller v. Estate of Edward Stephen McRedmond, Tennessee adopted Delaware's direct-versus-derivative litigation analysis from Tooley v. Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette, Inc., 845 A.2d 1031…
  • Jul 24

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (July 24, 2016)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (July 24, 2016)
    Paul Romer is World Bank's new chief economist. "His work made the development of new ideas 'endogenous'" https://t.co/v7mTijr8Dh #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) July 19, 2016 "median..compensation for outside…
Rank this Week: 279

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 228

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 26

    If Only Cops Were More Like Customer Service Represenative

    If Only Cops Were More Like Customer Service Represenative
    That people are searching for solutions to improve the relationship between police and the public is good. Better than good. Great. But that doesn’t mean any idea that fits inside a fortune cookie is worthy of serious consideration,…
  • Jul 26

    Judge John Kane: The Penile Plethysmograph Is Nut

    Judge John Kane: The Penile Plethysmograph Is Nut
    The plea agreement was contingent upon whether a state court conviction for child pornography compelled a mandatory minimum of ten years.  When the 10th Circuit held it did, District of Colorado Senior Judge John Kane’s hands were…
  • Jul 25

    But Is It Leprosy?

    But Is It Leprosy?
    Commenter: Seems to me she has leprosy. Does she have leprosy? Me: What makes you think she has leprosy? Commenter: I don’t know. That’s why I asked you. Don’t do this. I get it. You have no clue what you’re talking…
Rank this Week: 88

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Trump Supports Roger Aile

    Trump Supports Roger Aile
    Well, it is not surprising. Donald Trump has been friends with Roger Ailes for many years. Mr. Trump spoke in defense of Mr. Ailes, recently, noting that the women who complained about the Fox News CEO, were helped by him. See USA Today news…
  • Jul 22

    Ailes is Out as CEO of Fox New

    Ailes is Out as CEO of Fox New
    Roger Ailes has been forced out as CEO of Fox News. He submitted his resignation after Rupert Murdoch offered him millions of dollars to retire. I wrote about the sex harassment allegations against him here. He will continue for some period…
  • Jul 21

    Sheriff Arpaio’s Department is Re-Organized

    Sheriff Arpaio’s Department is Re-Organized
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who claims to be the toughest sheriff in America, has received the first step in the contempt process of federal court. The court found him in contempt last year. See my prior post about Sheriff Joe here. Judge Snow in…
Rank this Week: 145

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Jul 26

    Client Appreciation Event

    Client Appreciation Event
    Not every estate planning law firm has a party for their clients, but we think you should give this special event some consideration. Here are some pointers: Your clients will appreciate (hence the term) being invited. Whether you decide on a…
  • Jul 25

    Does Your Website Have Proof Of Life?

    Does Your Website Have Proof Of Life?
    This past weekend, my twin and I had brunch with one of our best friends and her fiancé. While catching up on each other’s lives, we provided a brief update on our older sister. Our friend’s fiancé promptly replied, “I don’t believe…
  • Jul 22

    Mobile Friendly Websites: More Important Than Ever

    Mobile Friendly Websites: More Important Than Ever
    Google made it official in May 2015 – more searches take place on mobile devices than on desktops. And that was more than a year ago! If your website is not completely mobile friendly, also referred to as featuring responsive design, please…
Rank this Week: 118

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    Business Roundtable weighs in on incentive-based compensation proposal just in time

    Business Roundtable weighs in on incentive-based compensation proposal just in time
    By Joanne Cursinella, J.D.The Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, has submitted its views to the SEC just before the comment period expires on the joint rulemaking proposal dealing with …
  • Jul 25

    SIFMA urges principles, priorities for SEC’s disclosure reform

    SIFMA urges principles, priorities for SEC’s disclosure reform
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association said it wants the SEC to focus its efforts to reform Regulation S-K on the development of principles-based rules, the primacy of materiality, and to avoid…
  • Jul 22

    Derek Jeter's undies endorsement flummoxes chancery court

    Derek Jeter's undies endorsement flummoxes chancery court
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.A governance-based endorsement deal between Derek Jeter and sports-underwear maker RevolutionWear soured, prompting the Delaware Court of Chancery to warn about "the mixing of roles in a corporate-governance setting." The…
Rank this Week: 161

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jul 26

    Policing Patient Privacy

    Policing Patient Privacy
    NPR had an interesting article on how prevalent abuses of privacy through social media are in nursing homes but the difficulty in stopping it. When a certified nursing assistant in Hubbard, Iowa, shared a photo online in March of a nursing…
  • Jul 25

    Bankruptcy Won’t Protect Owner

    Bankruptcy Won’t Protect Owner
    News4Jax reported an interesting development in the case involving the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration in the dispute with bankrupt nursing home operator Bayou Shores SNF,…
  • Jul 24

    Another CNA Accused of Assault

    Another CNA Accused of Assault
    The Utica Observer Dispatch reported the disturbing story about CNA Sonya King at Focus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Utica allegedly punching an 87-year-old male resident on the right side of the face, Attorney General Eric T.…
Rank this Week: 448

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/
  • Jul 26

    For God’s sake, think before you email

    For God’s sake, think before you email
    I have lots of readers. Thousands upon thousands. Do you know who doesn’t read my blog, however? Former DNC Chair (and Congresswoman) Debbie Wasserman Schultz. How do I know? Because, if she does, she would have read this: Do I…
  • Jul 25

    Ohio Supreme Court sides with workers’ comp fraud

    Ohio Supreme Court sides with workers’ comp fraud
    Ohio has a specific statute that protects injured workers from retaliation after filing a workers’ compensation claim. O.R.C. 4123.90 states: No employer shall discharge, demote, reassign, or take any punitive action against any…
  • Jul 22

    WIRTW #422 (the “Pikachu” edition)

    WIRTW #422 (the “Pikachu” edition)
    The story of the week? Not the RNC, but Pokémon GO!, something about which I (happily) know very little. What does the blogosphere have to say about this phenomenon? Pokémon GO! Catch ‘Em All—All The Workplace…
Rank this Week: 447

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Jul 26

    New Hero Armed with 24-Year Old Drawing Emerges In Fight Against Apple

    New Hero Armed with 24-Year Old Drawing Emerges In Fight Against Apple
    During the last few years, Apple has been no stranger to patent litigation over the design of its smartphones and tablets. In fact, to many of us, it seems as if the smartphone patent wars may extend into an era where no one has…
  • Jul 25

    California Federal Magistrate Stresses Proportionality Requirement Under New Federal Rule 26

    California Federal Magistrate Stresses Proportionality Requirement Under New Federal Rule 26
    As we have previously reported here and here, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have recently changed. One of the major changes to the rules is the new definition of scope of discovery under Rule 26: Unless otherwise limited by court…
  • Jul 21

    The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good

    The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good
    The phrase “The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good” can be traced back to one of Voltaire’s 18th century poems. Shakespeare expressed similar sentiments: “Were it not sinful then, striving to mend, to mar the…
Rank this Week: 306

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Jul 26

    Session on social media in Sri Lanka

    Session on social media in Sri Lanka
    Made the following introductory presentation on social media in Sri Lanka today, focussing on civic media, to around 25 – 30 new recruits of the National Information Centre. The training was held at Visumpaya in Colombo, and conducted…
  • Jul 16

    Archiving the future

    Archiving the future
    Not without the greatest irony, sometime last week, the website of the Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons disappeared. Some years ago, the official website of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation…
  • May 28

    Roanu’s wrath

    Roanu’s wrath
    Disasters make pundits of many. And yet, when the next hazard hits, we often tend to deal with the significant challenges around the same, if not greater magnitude of a disaster. The process is cyclical, with no meaningful learning, or…
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In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Jul 26

    Clear writing makes a difference

    Clear writing makes a difference
    Clear writing makes a difference. For the skeptic, we now have proof. Using 50 readability measures, the study’s authors found that by a huge amount, a more readable, easy to understand brief is more likely to prevail over a less…
  • Jul 7

    Associate Salary Increases May Be Bad Busine

    Associate Salary Increases May Be Bad Busine
    See my post in the ABA Journal. The post Associate Salary Increases May Be Bad Business appeared first on In Search of Perfect Client Service.
  • Jun 30

    Some thoughts on the importance of word choice

    Some thoughts on the importance of word choice
    I feel like I am under assault. From CNN: Somebody else, who has never shown any regard for workers, has never fought on behalf of social justice issues … they don’t suddenly become a populist because they say something…
Rank this Week: 33

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Jul 26

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-25

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-25
    20th Century Fox Accuses Kim Dotcom of Asset Freeze Breach https://t.co/QLvwXCAeoU -> INDUCED INFRINGEMENT BECOMES MORE DIFFICULT TO DEFEND https://t.co/p7GDV1aHCI -> BASCOM v. AT&T: Section 101 Jurisprudence Continues to Develop…
  • Jul 25

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-24

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-24
    isoHunt Founder Settles with Music Industry for $66 Million https://t.co/3szekgMpW2 -> Why Canada should adopt a national IP strategy https://t.co/yoTILdWVVj -> Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-07-23 https://t.co/kGoY2MqWDV…
  • Jul 24

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-07-23

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-07-23
    Damages grant against unknown Internet defendant Smith v Unknown Defendant, Pseudonym 'Likeicare' [2016] EWHC 1775 https://t.co/h71UuN3ASX -> Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-07-16 https://t.co/yPCXir6Y7X -> Computer and…
Rank this Week: 180

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jul 26

    Life Plan, Subject of a Life, or Sentience: Competing Criteria for Moral Consideration

    Life Plan, Subject of a Life, or Sentience: Competing Criteria for Moral Consideration
    by Michael DorfLast week, Sherry Colb and I were guests on the radio show Main Street Vegan, hosted by Victoria Moran. The episode is now available as a podcast. The interview covered various of the subjects we address in our book Beating…
  • Jul 25

    Cruz, Trump, Betrayal, and Contract Law

    Cruz, Trump, Betrayal, and Contract Law
    by Neil H. BuchananAnyone who was looking for a change of "tone" (or something like that) after the Republican convention was quickly disabused of the idea that anything can change in the world of Donald Trump.  The legitimacy conferred…
  • Jul 23

    The 2016 Election, the Supreme Court and the Problems of Life Tenure

    The 2016 Election, the Supreme Court and the Problems of Life Tenure
    By Eric SegallThe 2016 Presidential election will almost certainly have a major and dramatic impact on the political direction of the United States Supreme Court. Donald Trump has promised to nominate conservative Justices, and the list of…
Rank this Week: 688

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: 14

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 85

Are You Writing This Down?

Are You Writing This Down?

Covers law firm business development and marketing. By Lance Godard.

http://writingthisdown.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    6 Ways to Make Your Attorney Retreat a Business Development Succe

    6 Ways to Make Your Attorney Retreat a Business Development Succe
    Most firms have an annual attorney retreat of some type: all lawyers, all partners, all associates, etc. These events provide attendees with a chance to reconnect with colleagues, learn about new client successes, hear how the firm is doing,…
  • May 4

    5 Things I Learned at the In-House Counsel Panel at #LMA16

    5 Things I Learned at the In-House Counsel Panel at #LMA16
    Last month I attended the Legal Marketing Association annual meeting, two days of presentations on how lawyers and firms can better market their services and grow their practices. The highlight of the conference was the in-house panel, which…
  • Mar 15

    3 Reasons Why Every Lawyer Should Study JD Supra's Readers' Choice Award

    3 Reasons Why Every Lawyer Should Study JD Supra's Readers' Choice Award
    JD Supra just published their inaugural Readers’ Choice awards, featuring top authors and top content across 26 categories in 2015. The accompanying report provides critical insight into who’s reading what – and in which…
Rank this Week: 938

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Jul 26

    Got young employees? They pray to different gods? Then, you need this EEOC fact sheet.

    Got young employees? They pray to different gods? Then, you need this EEOC fact sheet.
    Less colloquially, last Friday, the EEOC released this one-page fact sheet “designed to help young workers better understand their rights and responsibilities under the federal employment anti-discrimination laws prohibiting…
  • Jul 25

    What HR can learn from those hella-dumb DNC leadership emails.

    What HR can learn from those hella-dumb DNC leadership emails.
    About a year ago, I had a post entitled, The “E” in E-Mail stands for Exhibit. As in Exhibit A. Here’s a snippet: As part of my respect-in-the-workplace training,  I tell employees and managers that bad e-mails are like…
  • Jul 22

    Say, Eric. Where do you find all that fodder for your blog posts, anyway?

    Say, Eric. Where do you find all that fodder for your blog posts, anyway?
    Fart stories, tea-bagging, and a grown man getting fired for Pokémon Go rants. Want to know where do I find these cases and stories? Sure, I’ll dish. News sources: In my humble opinion, Wolters Kluwer: Employment Law…
Rank this Week: 379

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Jul 26

    10 free legal clinics available for Dallas-area residents in August

    10 free legal clinics available for Dallas-area residents in August
    The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP) will hold 10 free legal clinics in August, providing consultation in civil matters to Dallas County residents who meet certain financial guidelines.Applicants are asked to bring proof of…
  • Jul 25

    Jefferson County volunteer attorneys hold free veterans legal clinic

    Jefferson County volunteer attorneys hold free veterans legal clinic
    Veterans and spouses of deceased veterans are invited to a free legal clinic from 9 a.m. to noon July 30 at the West Side Development Center, 601 W. Rev. Dr. Ransom Howard St., Port Arthur. Volunteer attorneys from the Jefferson County Bar…
  • Jul 22

    Dallas Bar names next executive director

    Dallas Bar names next executive director
    The Dallas Bar Association has announced Alicia E. Hernandez as its next executive director, succeeding its longtime head Cathy Maher. “I am honored to have been selected to serve as the sixth executive director of the DBA,”…
Rank this Week: 303

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 26

    Gotta regulate ’em all, cont’d: more on the law of Pokémon Go

    Gotta regulate ’em all, cont’d: more on the law of Pokémon Go
    Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has “fired off a letter along with two Democratic colleagues demanding Pokémon Go explain what it does about how much data its users use…
  • Jul 25

    An agency authorized to propose rescinding other agencies’ regulations?

    An agency authorized to propose rescinding other agencies’ regulations?
    Missed this post by Mike Rappaport back in December based on an idea he describes in Cato’s Regulation: The idea is to establish an administrative agency with the power to deregulate – to identify undesirable regulations passed by…
  • Jul 25

    Medical roundup

    Medical roundup
    “Here’s how lawmakers want to fix our kidney shortage” [Robert Gebelhoff, ideas of Sally Satel and others; Alex Tabarrok on Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.)’s proposed Organ Donor Clarification Act] AMA: Lawyer ads…
Rank this Week: 35

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 993

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 26

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act
    On July 26, 1947, President Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, a central document in U.S. Cold War policy. The Act, which took more than a year to craft, directed a major reorganization of the foreign policy and military…
  • Jul 20

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission
    President John F. Kennedy predicted in 1960 that by the end of the decade the country would put a man on the moon and return him home safely.  The triumphant Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, began an era of moon exploration that…
  • Jul 18

    Fashion and the Law: An Exhibit

    Fashion and the Law: An Exhibit
    Harvard Law Librarians have curated a fun and thought provoking exhibit about the intersection of fashion and law. The exhibit begins by discussing sumptuary laws from ancient Greece and Rome, and moves forward in time to the…
Rank this Week: 218

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

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

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 302

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

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

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jul 26

    Lack of capacity as a defense.

    Lack of capacity as a defense.
    Practice point:  Absent a judicial declaration of incompetence, a person of unsound mind may sue or be sued in the same way as any other person.Student note:  A motion to amend to add a defense will be denied if the proposed…
  • Jul 25

    An exclusionary clause in an insurance contract.

    An exclusionary clause in an insurance contract.
    Practice point:  In order to be given effect, an exclusion from coverage must be specific and clear, and any ambiguity in the exclusionary clause must be construed most strongly against the insurer.Student note:  As with any…
  • Jul 22

    A bicyclist, a bus, and an illegally parked vehicle.

    A bicyclist, a bus, and an illegally parked vehicle.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division affirmed denial of the motion to dismiss in this action where defendant argues that, although its truck was parked in a no-standing zone at the time of the accident involving plaintiff's bicycle…
Rank this Week: 94

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
  • Jul 26

    Dispatches from the DNC – Day 1 Recap

    Dispatches from the DNC – Day 1 Recap
    Following the fallout over a massive email leak, the Democratic Party sought to unite on the Convention's opening night.
  • Jul 25

    Big-City Rules, Without Any Rule

    Big-City Rules, Without Any Rule
    A reformer takes on a major city bureaucracy that has grown accustomed to informal lawmaking procedures.
  • Jul 24

    U.S. Election 2016

    U.S. Election 2016
    RegBlog unveils its special election feature, starting with daily, on-site reporting on the Democratic National Convention.
Rank this Week: 395