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eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 204

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • May 28

    Mark Steyn On ISIS’ Origins With Frank Loesser

    Mark Steyn On ISIS’ Origins With Frank Loesser
    HH: And I begin this hour, which begins with our friend, Columnist To the World, Mark Steyn, www.steynonline.com, with the Kinks’ Lola for a couple of reasons. But first, Mark, did you ever have any connection with the Kinks? MS: Yeah,…
  • May 28

    Governor Bobby Jindal On Rand Paul, The Debates And The Patriot Act

    Governor Bobby Jindal On Rand Paul, The Debates And The Patriot Act
    The Audio: 05-28hhs-jindal The Transcript: HH: I’m joined now by the governor of the great state of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal. Governor Jindal, welcome back, it’s always a pleasure to speak with you. BJ: Hugh, thank you for having…
  • May 28

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie On Rand Paul, Common Core And The Debate

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie On Rand Paul, Common Core And The Debate
    The Audio: 05-28hhs-christie The Transcript: HH: Right now, I’m pleased to welcome back the Governor of the Garden State, Chris Christie. Governor Christie, welcome back to the Hugh Hewitt Show. CC: Hugh, happy to be back. HH: Good to…
Rank this Week: 197

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • May 28

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/29/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/29/15
    This week we’ve witnessed the potential risks of nonprofits engaging in international activities, with China and Russia both targeting nonprofits that are not “government-friendly”. Have a listen to Elvis Presley‘s…
  • May 26

    Fiscal Sponsorship: What You Should Know and Why You Should Know It

    Fiscal Sponsorship: What You Should Know and Why You Should Know It
    Erin Bradrick‘s article on fiscal sponsorship published by the American Bar Association’s Business Law Today was made available online last week. Read it here. For lawyers who work with nonprofits and exempt organizations or…
  • May 21

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/22/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/22/15
    This week was marked by David Letterman‘s final Late Show, Red Nose Day, and the Center for Effective Philanthropy Annual Conference: Leading Effective Foundations. Have a listen to the Late Show Theme Song while perusing our…
Rank this Week: 213

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 274

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • May 28

    Politics Sold To The Highest Bidder

    Politics Sold To The Highest Bidder
    (Repost, from my third Science Fiction Climate Change Novel “Last Week”, in answer to this Tweet by ClimateProgress): If you’ve wondered why so many politicians deny climate change, science has your answer…
  • May 28

    Schwarzenegger Solution For Dealing With Gasoline Car

    Schwarzenegger Solution For Dealing With Gasoline Car
  • May 23

    Influence of Renewable Transition on Oil Price

    Influence of Renewable Transition on Oil Price
    That’s a question Zachary Shahan just discussed on Cleantechnica under the headline “What Are Clean Energy & Energy Efficiency Doing To Oil Prices?” I just entered the following comment to that: All things equal, more…
Rank this Week: 476

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

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

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    A wills & estates joke for a weekend smile

    A wills & estates joke for a weekend smile
    If you watch Downton Abbey, you'll get it.
  • May 28

    Is your ancestor Lizzie Ryan from Westmeath? You could inherit $788,000

    Is your ancestor Lizzie Ryan from Westmeath? You could inherit $788,000
    A woman named Kathleen Hilda Ryan, aged 83, recently died in the UK, leaving an estate of $788,000 USD (about 500,000 UK pounds). Mrs. Ryan's death has caused quite a fuss because she died leaving no will, and no living relatives that anyone…
  • May 28

    Estate Planning: Top 10 Mistake

    Estate Planning: Top 10 Mistake
    One of the most popular seminars that I present is called "10 Things Not to do in Estate Planning". While I'm talking, people in the audience laugh their heads off at the examples I give of people who have made silly mistakes, but…
Rank this Week: 244

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • May 28

    Koepsell and Noonan on Gene Patenting

    Koepsell and Noonan on Gene Patenting
    In 2009, the first edition of Dr. David Koepsell's book "Who Owns You: The Corporate Gold Rush to Patent Your Genes" was published. With the second edition of his text about to be published, Dr. Koepsell allowed Patent Docs to post the…
  • May 27

    Rare Genomics Institute Announces Crowdfunding Initiative for Rare Disease

    Rare Genomics Institute Announces Crowdfunding Initiative for Rare Disease
    By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier this month, Rare Genomics Institute, an international non-profit that makes cutting edge research technologies of genome sequencing, physicians and scientists around the world accessible to rare disease patients,…
  • May 26

    Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. (2015)

    Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. (2015)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Supreme Court handed down its decision in Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. today and in doing so reprised several themes that have emerged over the past decade of the Court's activist approach to patent law.…
Rank this Week: 219

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 81

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Punctuating Happine

    Punctuating Happine
    [From the National Archives's press release.]The National Archives, in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Study, will host a free conference on the Declaration of Independence titled “Punctuating Happiness,” from 9:15…
  • May 28

    Coulson on Revisting US v. Thind

    Coulson on Revisting US v. Thind
    Doug Coulson, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of English, has posted British Imperialism, the Indian Independence Movement, and the Racial Eligibility Provisions of the Naturalization Act: United States v. Thind Revisited, which…
  • May 28

    CFP: Critical Legal Histories of the North American West

    CFP: Critical Legal Histories of the North American West
    From Southern Methodist University, we have the following call for papers:Laying Down the Law: Critical Legal Histories of the North American WestA Joint Symposium Sponsored by the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at SMU and…
Rank this Week: 20

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • May 28

    That Bird Is Gonna Cost You.

    That Bird Is Gonna Cost You.
    Regular Juice readers know that you have a first amendment right to flip off a police officer. That doesn’t mean you won’t be arrested and thrown in jail. It just means that ultimately you will prevail. Any way, the same does NOT…
  • May 27

    Some Things You Just Can’t Say To A Judge

    Some Things You Just Can’t Say To A Judge
    Judges are generally an understanding lot. But there are some things you just can’t say to a judge.  Mr. Harry Elias found this out the hard way. As reported by kamloopsnews.ca: Harry Elias was in a family court proceeding on…
  • May 26

    Busted For Going On Facebook?

    Busted For Going On Facebook?
    Yes, this man was busted for going on Facebook, as he should have been. As reported by North Country Now (Potsdam, New York): A Norwood man was arrested for allegedly contacting a female via Facebook who had an order of protection against…
Rank this Week: 366

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • May 28

    Defenses to Advancement Based on Conditions in Agreement Rejected

    Defenses to Advancement Based on Conditions in Agreement Rejected
    Blankenship v. Alpha Appalachia Holdings, Inc., C.A. No. 10610-CB (Del. Ch., May 28, 2015). This is the latest Chancery decision in a long series of recent Delaware decisions (and one of two opinions handed down today), rejecting defenses to…
  • May 28

    Chancery Addresses Advancement Claim for Offensive v. Defensive Litigation

    Chancery Addresses Advancement Claim for Offensive v. Defensive Litigation
    Mooney v. Echo Therapeutics, Inc., C. A. No. 10054-VCP (Del. Ch. May 28, 2015). This is one of two Chancery decisions in separate matters handed down today on the issue of advancement. This opinion is notable for its treatment of ……
  • May 25

    Dealing With Difficult Lawyers and Other Difficult People

    Dealing With Difficult Lawyers and Other Difficult People
    One finds difficult personalities more often in lawyers as a group than in the general population as a whole. But there is hope. For the last 10 years or so, a well-respected Delaware lawyer has made an annual presentation with ……
Rank this Week: 260

Wills and Estate Administration…

Wills and Estate Administration Articles

Covers probate, elder law and litigation topics. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://njwills.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    SECTION 3-601. QUALIFICATION. uniform probate code

    SECTION 3-601. QUALIFICATION. uniform probate code
    PART 6. PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE; APPOINTMENT, CONTROL AND TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY SECTION 3-601. QUALIFICATION. Prior to receiving letters, a personal representative shall qualify by filing with the appointing court any required bond and a…
  • May 28

    SECTION 3-505. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; INTERIM ORDERS; DISTRIBUTION AND CLOSING ORDERS.

    SECTION 3-505. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; INTERIM ORDERS; DISTRIBUTION AND CLOSING ORDERS.
    SECTION 3-505. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; INTERIM ORDERS; DISTRIBUTION AND CLOSING ORDERS. Unless otherwise ordered by the court, supervised administration is terminated by order in accordance with time restrictions, notices and…
  • May 28

    SECTION 3-504. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.

    SECTION 3-504. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
    SECTION 3-504. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE. Unless restricted by the court, a supervised personal representative has, without interim orders approving exercise of a power, all powers of personal…
Rank this Week: 928

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Stewart, You Are One Step Closer to Jail

    Stewart, You Are One Step Closer to Jail
    AP reports today that U.S. District Court Judge Louis Sands Thursday refused to throw out criminal convictions in a Salmonella outbreak traced to Former Peanut Corporation of America after the court... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    Criminal Sanctions Against Producers of Adulterated Food – Who is Next?

    Criminal Sanctions Against Producers of Adulterated Food – Who is Next?
    I am working on an upcoming speech on the risk of criminal sanctions for the production and sale of adulterated food. Criminal Sanctions – A Real Risk in Food Production... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    Another Ohio Botulism Scare

    Another Ohio Botulism Scare
    Jose Madrid Salsa of Zanesville, OH, has recalled its mild salsa because the jars are not properly sealed and therefore present a health risk. Improperly sealed jars can lead to... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 115

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 28

    The big four banks: The evolution of the financial sector, Part I

    The big four banks: The evolution of the financial sector, Part I
    Martin Neil Baily, William Bekker and Sarah E. Holmes – Brookings – May 26, 2015. “This research looks at how the financial sector has evolved over the periods both before and after the financial crisis of 2007-8.  This…
  • May 28

    Trademark Functionality Reexamined

    Trademark Functionality Reexamined
    Bone, Robert G., Trademark Functionality Reexamined (May 28, 2015). Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming ; U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E557. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2611636 “The…
  • May 28

    Development and Validation of a Smartphone-Based Visual Acuity Test

    Development and Validation of a Smartphone-Based Visual Acuity Test
    Development and Validation of a Smartphone-Based Visual Acuity Test (Peek Acuity) for Clinical Practice and Community-Based Fieldwork – JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online May 28, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015 “Visual acuity…
Rank this Week: 47

Upstate New York Family Lawyer…

Upstate New York Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family law and traffic ticket information. By the Law Office of James B. Lesperance, Jr.

http://www.upstatenewyorkfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    #628 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013

    #628 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013
    I am especially attuned to sex offenses for two key reasons: 1) they tend to crop up every now and again in family law and 2) how the courts deal with them is a good barometer of how society wishes to stigmatize such criminals. Where the…
  • May 28

    #627 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013

    #627 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013
    Q: Can a court direct DSS to commence a TPR proceeding against one parent and not the other when there is there is no plan for adoption? A: Are you nuts? Hell no!
  • May 27

    #626 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013

    #626 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013
    NEVER underestimate the power of SCU (the Support Collection Unit) of the various counties of the state. SCU has extremely broad authority to enforce child support orders to garnish and attach assets, and to basically make you wish that you…
Rank this Week: 440

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • May 28

    Five Small Firm Financial Faux Pas Plus Your Unknown Problem

    Five Small Firm Financial Faux Pas Plus Your Unknown Problem
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Many small firm founders neglect the business side of their practice, which inevitably results in arrears and other financial problems. In this issue of SmallLaw, Law Practice Advisor Heidi Alexander explores five…
  • May 28

    Three Incredibly Easy Mindhacks for Litigators Plus Copywriting Tips for Your Brief

    Three Incredibly Easy Mindhacks for Litigators Plus Copywriting Tips for Your Brief
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Litigators appreciate the power of words, but few litigators have time to incorporate studies from psychology on persuasion. Fortunately, appellate lawyer Joshua Auriemma spent time explorig this body of…
  • May 27

    How to Create YouTube Videos That Attract New Clients Plus 34 More Must-Read

    How to Create YouTube Videos That Attract New Clients Plus 34 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 35 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
Rank this Week: 418

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • May 28

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: NSA Data Collection, Meerkat, Law Firm Turnover

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: NSA Data Collection, Meerkat, Law Firm Turnover
    Crazy facts: the total number of units recalled in 2014 eclipsed the total from 2010 through 2013 combined—and 2015 is expected to be bigger. In the Top 10, Jeffrey Soble has more on that story. Over on LXBN, Zosha explains why the FIFA…
  • May 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Communication Babel, Supply Chain Transparency, FMLA Form

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Communication Babel, Supply Chain Transparency, FMLA Form
    It’s another beautiful summer evening in Seattle, and it’s time to go enjoy it. But, in today’s Top 10, Dino Wilkinson has an interesting post on how a certain emoji could cause some trouble in the Middle East. Total posts…
  • May 27

    Lawyers can now see detailed demographics on Twitter follower

    Lawyers can now see detailed demographics on Twitter follower
    Want to see the interests of your Twitter followers, their occupation, their net worth and education? It’s now possible. Twitter introduced this morning a new tool to help users better understand their audience on Twitter. From Andrew…
Rank this Week: 23

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    NeoStem Stock Price Falls 22 Percent as It Seeks to Match California Stem Cell Grant

    NeoStem Stock Price Falls 22 Percent as It Seeks to Match California Stem Cell Grant
    NeoStem, Inc., has had a wild financial ride this past week with its stock price soaring and then plummeting in the wake of a nearly $18 million award last Thursday from the California stem cell agency. The share price of the New York firm…
  • May 27

    $15 Million for Calimmune and California Stem Cell HIV Trial

    $15 Million for Calimmune and California Stem Cell HIV Trial
    Calimmune, Inc., which has received $8.3 million from the California stem cell agency, today announced it has rustled up another $15 million to help out with the work that the agency is backing.Calimmune of Tucson, Ariz., was co-founded by a…
  • May 27

    Cedars-Sinai Researcher Snags $5 Million for Stem Cell Eye Research

    Cedars-Sinai Researcher Snags $5 Million for Stem Cell Eye Research
    Another winner in last week's California stem cell awards was scientist Shaomei Wang of Cedars-Sinai, who will receive nearly $5 million for her work to find a treatment for retinitis pigmentosa. Shaomei Wang, Cedars photoThe board…
Rank this Week: 292

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • May 28

    4 Motorcycle Helmet Benefit

    4 Motorcycle Helmet Benefit
    The smartest thing that you can do if you’re a motorcyclist is to wear a motorcycle helmet. The following consider four motorcycle helmet benefits.1. A Helmet Reduces the Risk of a Fatal Injury in the Event of a CrashMotorcycle…
  • May 27

    What are the rules for crossing an unmarked crosswalk in New Jersey?

    What are the rules for crossing an unmarked crosswalk in New Jersey?
    To cross an unmarked crosswalk in New Jersey, pedestrians must stop and look both ways and may cross when the traffic clears or the signals turn in their favor (green in the direction you are walking). The state of New Jersey implements…
  • May 26

    Pennsylvania Moves Up Bicycle-Friendly States Ranking

    Pennsylvania Moves Up Bicycle-Friendly States Ranking
    Bicycle and pedestrian safety initiatives are key to keeping everyone safe on the road. The state of Pennsylvania has made big gains in terms of its policies regarding cyclists’ safety and has moved up in the ranks of bicycle-friendly…
Rank this Week: 114

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    This woman is trying to stop juvenile sex offenders — by helping them

    This woman is trying to stop juvenile sex offenders — by helping them
    5-28-15 National: Elizabeth Letourneau is one of the country's leading experts on sex crime — why it happens and whether there are better ways to stop it. She focuses in particular on juvenile sex offenders: people who commit a sex crime…
  • May 27

    State drops charges against Hampden woman accused of running over sex offender

    State drops charges against Hampden woman accused of running over sex offender
    5-27-15 Maine: NOBLEBORO, Maine — All charges were dropped May 12 against a Hampden woman who was arrested in March for allegedly running over her boyfriend, a convicted sex offender, with a car after she caught him allegedly attempting to…
  • May 27

    Alabama GOP Passes Bill Regulating Abortion Clinics Like Sex Offender

    Alabama GOP Passes Bill Regulating Abortion Clinics Like Sex Offender
    Now where is the bill preventing children from going anywhere near lawmakers? Lest children learn how to misconstrue, and do all those other things lawmakers do to stay in office! 5-27-15 Alabama: The Alabama house passed legislation Tuesday…
Rank this Week: 33

Switchboard

Switchboard

Covers global warming, energy and climate issues, pollution and oil dependence. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
  • May 28

    May 2015 Legislative Threats to the Endangered Species Act

    May 2015 Legislative Threats to the Endangered Species Act
    Elly Pepper, Legislative Advocate, Washington, DC: After a long hiatus, I'm resurrecting this monthly blog to once again capture the panoply of congressional threats to one of our nation's most beloved laws--the Endangered…
  • May 28

    Carbon Allowance Sales Benefit Those Most Affected by Pollution

    Carbon Allowance Sales Benefit Those Most Affected by Pollution
    Alex Jackson, Legal Director, California Climate Project, San Francisco: The California Air Resources Board released the results today of the latest auction of carbon allowances. In line with previous auctions, allowances…
  • May 28

    Protecting the Small Streams and Wetlands that Make the Great Lakes Great

    Protecting the Small Streams and Wetlands that Make the Great Lakes Great
    Henry Henderson, Director, Midwest Program NRDC, Chicago, Illinois: The majesty and magnitude of the Great Lakes themselves can distract us from the smaller, but equally critical, rivers, streams, wetlands and other water…
Rank this Week: 212

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 28

    Former Short Sale Specialist Convicted of Mortgage and Tax Fraud

    Former Short Sale Specialist Convicted of Mortgage and Tax Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Charise Stone, 46, Ashburn, Virginia resident was convicted by a federal jury on 13 charges related to mortgage fraud, passing fictitious financial instruments, and tax fraud. The defendant was indicted on April 15, 2014.…
  • May 27

    Judge Hands Down 30 Year Prison Sentence to Leader of Mortgage and Investment Fraud Scheme

    Judge Hands Down 30 Year Prison Sentence to Leader of Mortgage and Investment Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. James Tyson, Jr., 34, Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Graham C. Mullen to 30 years in prison, Carrie Tyson, 61, Winterville, North Carolina, was sentenced to 18 years in prison,…
  • May 26

    It’s Prison Time for Man Who Ran $4M Loan Fraud Scheme

    It’s Prison Time for Man Who Ran $4M Loan Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Julian Martin Gaspar Vazquez, 52, of Mexico was sentenced on May 22, 2015, by United States District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas, to forty-one months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release for…
Rank this Week: 4

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • May 28

    Two Cars Wreck on Loop 289 in Lubbock, Police Say 1 Person Injured

    Two Cars Wreck on Loop 289 in Lubbock, Police Say 1 Person Injured
    Lubbock, TX — There was a serious car accident along Loop 289 on Thursday morning, May 28, 2015 that resulted in a light pole being knocked over. This was near Avenue W, which is on the south side of Lubbock. Police aren’t…
  • May 28

    Worker Hospitalized after Trench Collapses in California Vineyard

    Worker Hospitalized after Trench Collapses in California Vineyard
    Delano, California — Authorities in Delano and in MacFarland said that a worker was badly injured on Tuesday of this week (May 26, 2015) and had to be flown to a hospital after he was the victim of a trench collapse. They said that this…
  • May 28

    Failed Jack May Be Cause of Workers Injuries in Wichita, KS at Just Right Auto Repair

    Failed Jack May Be Cause of Workers Injuries in Wichita, KS at Just Right Auto Repair
    Wichita, KS — Police in Wichita are investigating a work-related accident that happened at the Just Right Auto Shop Repair on Monday, April 13, 2015. They said a worker was badly injured that day after he was working under a car and the…
Rank this Week: 82

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 376

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • May 28

    Why are the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar?

    Why are the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar?
    In the past three years, tens of thousands of Rohingya have boarded ships to flee abroad, to escape persecution in Myanmar. However, the issues they face are not new.
  • May 28

    Angola: Journalist Rafael Marques Convicted for Writing a Book

    Angola: Journalist Rafael Marques Convicted for Writing a Book
    There is a short distance between freedom and conviction in Angola. For journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques de Morais, it was one week.
  • May 27

    VICTORY: Nebraska Becomes the 19th US State to Abolish the Death Penalty!

    VICTORY: Nebraska Becomes the 19th US State to Abolish the Death Penalty!
    Wow, who would have thought it possible? Red-state Nebraska (with a few purple splotches) actually has repealed the death penalty by voting to override the Governor’s veto! And who were the people responsible for finally pushing this…
Rank this Week: 99

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner, Allcorn, Baumgart & Ben-Asher, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 28

    Risks of Competing With Your Employer

    Risks of Competing With Your Employer
    A recent New Jersey Appellate Division ruling provides a good example of how dangerous it can be to compete with your current employer. B&H Securities, Inc. designs, sells and maintains security monitoring systems. In spring 2007, three…
  • May 7

    FLSA Prohibits Retaliation Based on Internal Complaint

    FLSA Prohibits Retaliation Based on Internal Complaint
    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who complain to their employer’s about a violation of the FLSA. The FLSA is…
  • May 1

    New Jersey Prohibits Harassment Because of Family Member’s Race

    New Jersey Prohibits Harassment Because of Family Member’s Race
    New Jersey’s Appellate Division recently ruled that the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) protects employees who are harassed because of the race of their spouses, fiancés, or children. Shi-Juan Lin, who…
Rank this Week: 914

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 28

    Thursday Open Thread: Aspen Bound

    Thursday Open Thread: Aspen Bound
    I'm off to NORML's annual Aspen legal conference. My talk this year: "Getting High With Someone Who Dies: Defending Drug Users Charged With Complicity and Enhanced Penalties in Drug Overdose Cases." Here's the entire agenda, it's a... [[ This…
  • May 27

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    My blogging is light because I'm just finishing watching the last 24 episodes of Cartel de los Sapos (First Season.) In between episodes, I read about the real life persons the charaters are portraying, to see how closely the show follows…
  • May 27

    Soccer Officials Face U.S. Indictment and Extradition

    Soccer Officials Face U.S. Indictment and Extradition
    Swiss police have arrested several FIFA officials and sports marketing executives on a U.S. grand jury indictment alleging corruption and bribery related charges. They will be extradited the the U.S. to face trial. The head honcho, Sepp…
Rank this Week: 7

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 28

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)
    Page 127 683 N.Y.S.2d 127 1998 N.Y. Slip Op. 12,018 Benita Nicasio MORALES, Respondent, v. COUNTY OF NASSAU, Appellant. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. Dec. 31, 1998. Page 128 Devitt, Spellman, Barrett, Callahan, Leyden…
  • May 28

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    1 The background of this supplemental proceeding is as follows: on January 15, 1993, on consent, petitioner wife obtained a final order of protection for one year directing that respondent shall not assault, menace, harass or recklessly…
  • May 27

    Family Court denied the request...cont

    Family Court denied the request...cont
    However, it is clear that, under the circumstances of this case, petitioner was entitled to present further evidence on the issue of disposition (cf., Quintana v. Quintana, supra [Family Court was not required to hold dispositional hearing…
Rank this Week: 906

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

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

    FREE Webinar on Creating Lasting Client Loyalty

    FREE Webinar on Creating Lasting Client Loyalty
    Developing loyal clients who won’t leave your firm for love or money — and who are the first to refer your services to others – begins the moment you meet them. Now you can learn techniques and strategies to quickly…
  • May 27

    CA Solos & Small Firms: Do NOT Miss The State Bar of California Solo & Small Firm Summit June 18-20!

    CA Solos & Small Firms: Do NOT Miss The State Bar of California Solo & Small Firm Summit June 18-20!
    The event of the year for California solo and small firm practitioners as far as I’m concerned is The State Bar of California Solo & Small Firm Summit on June 18-20, 2015, at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa in Newport…
  • May 26

    How to Identify Your Best Referral Source

    How to Identify Your Best Referral Source
    The key to identifying your best client referral sources is simple: listen! When you listen to your clients, you learn what they want. Delivering what they want makes for more referrals and better client retention. Sounds simple, yet so many…
Rank this Week: 992

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • May 28

    DOL Taking Interest in Smartphones and Off-the-Clock Work

    DOL Taking Interest in Smartphones and Off-the-Clock Work
    In this era of smartphones and tablets, remote work creates off-the-clock liability issues. There is no longer a clear line in the sand signifying the end of a work day. Litigation has increased from nonexempt employees claiming that they…
  • May 26

    DOL Updates FMLA Forms – Valid through May 2018

    DOL Updates FMLA Forms – Valid through May 2018
    The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has been working for some time on updates to Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms. On several occasions, DOL extended the expiration dates on the forms while the updates were pending. Now, the…
  • May 22

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​
    Attorney George David Kieffer, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has composed and directed a song and video to honor the nation’s veterans and raise funds for veterans organizations.…
Rank this Week: 257

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Discussion Paper on Use of Social Media by Canadian Judicial Officer

    Discussion Paper on Use of Social Media by Canadian Judicial Officer
    The Canadian Centre for Court Technology (CCCT-CCTJ) today released a discussion paper entitled The Use of Social Media by Canadian Judicial Officer.The paper is based on unprecedented survey of Canadian judicial officers with responses from…
  • May 26

    Canadian Lawyer Magazine Top 25 Most Influential 2015 Survey

    Canadian Lawyer Magazine Top 25 Most Influential 2015 Survey
    Canadian Lawyer is holding its sixth annual Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential survey:"Again this year, we will be picking the top 5 lawyers and judges in the following 5 categories:Corporate-commercial, including litigation,…
  • May 25

    Evolving Legal Services Research Project

    Evolving Legal Services Research Project
    Community Legal Education Ontario, in partnership with the Institute for Social Research at York University, has undertaken a major research project to examine the effectiveness of public legal education and information (PLEI) in helping…
Rank this Week: 573

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • May 28

    White on False Science in Police Interrogation

    White on False Science in Police Interrogation
    Catherine E White has posted Comment: 'I Did Not Hurt Him...This Is a Nightmare': The Introduction of False, But Not Fabricated, Forensic Science in Police Interrogations (Wisconsin Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Junk…
  • May 28

    Caruso on Unemployment and Rape

    Caruso on Unemployment and Rape
    Raul Caruso (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan) has posted What is the Relationship between Unemployment and Rape? Evidence from a Panel of European Regions on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper empirically analyzes the…
  • May 28

    Fahey on Transatlantic Cooperation in Criminal Law

    Fahey on Transatlantic Cooperation in Criminal Law
    Elaine Fahey (City University London - City Law School) has posted Transatlantic Cooperation in Criminal Law (M. Bergström, V. Mitsilegas and T. Konstadinides (eds) Research Handbook on EU Criminal law (Edward Elgar, 2015)) on SSRN. Here is…
Rank this Week: 11

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

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

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Dejure Design: where law & justice go to be seen

    Dejure Design: where law & justice go to be seen
    An interesting legal-related firm in San Francisco,  Dejure Design provides interactive and visual design services to social justice organizations seeking to make their legal work more accessible and engaging. Dejure Design was founded…
  • May 28

    Sundowning Westlaw "classic"

    Sundowning Westlaw "classic"
    Law Sites blog has a post titled "Westlaw's Days are Numbered" which points out that the end date of Westlaw Classic will be August 10.  The post also gives a nice history of Westlaw, Westlaw Classic, and Westlaw Next, from dial-up…
  • May 22

    Bloomberg BNA launches new tool for corporate transaction

    Bloomberg BNA launches new tool for corporate transaction
    Bloomberg BNA today announced the launch of Bloomberg Law: Corporate Transactions, a  web-based product that includes a technology-driven drafting workflow tool with its analytics powered by Bloomberg's financial databases, primary…
Rank this Week: 101

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • May 28

    Congress.gov Continues...

    Congress.gov Continues...
    2015 has been a great year for Congress.gov. First, email alerts were launched in February. Then, treaty documents were added in March. With today's update, improvements have been made to search (results, command line and advanced), alerts,…
  • Apr 22

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice
    Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Place: Mumford Room, 6th Floor, James Madison Memorial Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us for "Robert F. Kennedy, the Law,…
  • Mar 31

    Congress.gov Webinar on Thursday, April 2

    Congress.gov Webinar on Thursday, April 2
    The Law Library of Congress regularly hosts Congress.gov webinars designed to give a basic overview of the site. The next webinar is Thursday, April 2, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. While the focus of the session will be searching legislation and…
Rank this Week: 238

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: 267

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • May 28

    How To Respond To Being Served Divorce Paper

    How To Respond To Being Served Divorce Paper
    Being served with divorce papers, particularly when the request for a divorce comes as a surprise, can be one of the most overwhelming experiences a man ever faces. Filing for divorce is the first step in legally dissolving a marriage and…
  • May 27

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Shared-Parenting Legislation

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Shared-Parenting Legislation
    Nearly 20 states are currently considering passing shared-parenting legislation that would lead to more equal parenting time after divorce or separation. One of those states is Texas, where a “50/50 custody bill” is making its way…
  • May 26

    The Role Counselors And Therapists Can Play In Divorce

    The Role Counselors And Therapists Can Play In Divorce
    Divorce is probably the most emotional thing a family will ever go through. Children, even ones that are well-adjusted, often need someone to talk to besides their parents about the situation. One of the best things you can do for your kids…
Rank this Week: 131

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 411

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • May 28

    Oil and Gas Company and Its Founder Charged with Fraud

    Oil and Gas Company and Its Founder Charged with Fraud
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The SEC filed suit against Texas businessman Brian J. Polito and his company GC Resources, LLC for defrauding investors through the sale of interests in oil and gas wells that the company…
  • May 27

    Massachusetts Securities Regulator Sues SEC to Overturn New Rules for Startup

    Massachusetts Securities Regulator Sues SEC to Overturn New Rules for Startup
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:William Galvin, the Massachusetts securities regulator, has filed a lawsuit against the SEC to overturn a recently adopted rule that he claims curtails state oversight of stock offerings by…
  • May 26

    Managers of New York Broker Dealer Plead Guilty in Ponzi Scheme

    Managers of New York Broker Dealer Plead Guilty in Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:A former New York based broker-dealer, Arjent LLC and its UK-based affiliate, Arjent Limited, were on the edge of insolvency when the company Chairman and CEO Robert P. DePalo, along with…
Rank this Week: 482

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • May 28

    When Hospitals Focus on Patient Happiness Instead of Patient Safety

    When Hospitals Focus on Patient Happiness Instead of Patient Safety
    As part of the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”), Medicare payments to hospitals are based on several accountability factors including measurable quality outcomes and a more subjective “patient satisfaction” rating.…
  • May 27

    The Error Rate Rises When Machines Override Human Judgment

    The Error Rate Rises When Machines Override Human Judgment
    If Google maps has made you less able to find your way around a printed version, consider that some people believe that advanced medical technology has led to some epically stupid human medical errors. Megan McArdle, a columnist for…
  • May 25

    Depression and a Higher Risk of Stroke

    Depression and a Higher Risk of Stroke
    People with depression know that it can be frustratingly persistent, requiring various kinds of treatment, often more than once. Now, a new study suggests that people with long-term depression face another possible challenge — a higher…
Rank this Week: 214

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 28

    Razones por las que necesitamos el reglamento sobre agua limpia

    Razones por las que necesitamos el reglamento sobre agua limpia
    Nota: Publicado en español en el Blog de la Casa Blanca el 27 de mayo de 2015: https://www.whitehouse.gov//blog/2015/05/27/razones-por-las-que-necesitamos-el-reglamento-sobre-agua-limpia Escrito por Gina McCarthy y Jo-Ellen Darcy Nota…
  • May 28

    New Online Resources Available for Local Leaders and Community Member

    New Online Resources Available for Local Leaders and Community Member
    During my 38 years at EPA, I’ve had a chance to work here in Washington, D.C., in Research Triangle Park, in Dallas, and in Atlanta. In each of my roles, I’ve had many opportunities to meet with local leaders who are working hard…
  • May 28

    Great Partners and Progress in Great Fall

    Great Partners and Progress in Great Fall
    By Brett Doney Great Falls is a pioneering city built on a rich heritage of farming and ranching, industrial development, the United States Air Force, and entrepreneurship. Situated at the Great Falls of the Missouri River -where the Great…
Rank this Week: 10

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

Provides legal information of interest to landowners in the areas of agriculture law, energy law and environmental law. By John Goudy.

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Court rules that Bear Creek was navigable in 1831 - natural severance of property result

    Court rules that Bear Creek was navigable in 1831 - natural severance of property result
    I first posted about this case in December, 2012; it has now gone to a hearing and a decision has been rendered.  Justice Mitchell has declared that the portion of Bear Creek that passes through the property owned by the respondents in…
  • May 19

    Sask Court rules that no compensation payable on expropriation of road

    Sask Court rules that no compensation payable on expropriation of road
    A Saskatchewan municipality passed a by-law to expropriate a roughly 2-acre road parcel from a quarter section of privately-owned land.  The affected landowners applied unsuccessfully to the Court  of Queen's Bench to quash the…
  • May 8

    NS Court of Appeal overturns profit à prendre (right to take hay) decision

    NS Court of Appeal overturns profit à prendre (right to take hay) decision
    Back in February, 2014, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court upheld a neighbour's right to take hay or other crops off a portion of a 2.7 acre property that had been severed from the neighbour's farm in 1960 (see my post on that decision here).…
Rank this Week: 236

Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

Covers qui tam litigation, compliance measures and contractor fraud. By Finch McCranie, LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    SEC Whistleblower Office's Stand Against "Silencing" Employees Through "Confidentiality" Agreement

    SEC Whistleblower Office's Stand Against "Silencing" Employees Through "Confidentiality" Agreement
    Sean McKessy of the SEC Whistleblower Program is right to continue his mission against muzzling whistleblowers through "confidentiality" agreements, for one simple reason: Intimidating witnesses from reporting fraud is a form of obstruction…
  • May 18

    FATCA - Foreign Bank Account Headache

    FATCA - Foreign Bank Account Headache
    FATCA is being implemented in a number of countries outside the U.S., with the result U.S. individuals who hold foreign bank or financial accounts and have not disclosed these accounts in the U.S., are about to be reported to the IRS.…
  • Mar 18

    Qui Tam, IRS, CFTC, and SEC Whistleblower Claims Update: Today's Whistleblower Law Symposium A Succe

    Qui Tam, IRS, CFTC, and SEC Whistleblower Claims Update: Today's Whistleblower Law Symposium A Succe
    Since 2007, top officials from federal and state agencies and many of the country's experts in whistleblower cases have gathered in Atlanta to discuss and debate anti-fraud efforts at the Whistleblower Law Symposium. Today I was excited…
Rank this Week: 760

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

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

    People v. Trujeque (Cal. Supreme Ct. - May 28, 2015)

    People v. Trujeque (Cal. Supreme Ct. - May 28, 2015)
    It's not every day that you read a California Supreme Court decision that unanimously reverses a death sentence.  But today's such a day.It's an unusual result, but it's also an unusual case.  For example, it's incredibly rare…
  • May 27

    Doe v. Ayers (9th Cir. - May 27, 2015)

    Doe v. Ayers (9th Cir. - May 27, 2015)
    Back in March, the Ninth Circuit unanimously granted habeas relief in a California death penalty case.  This was itself unusual.  (Though less unusual given the composition of the panel -- Judges Pregerson, Reinhardt, and Wardlaw.)…
  • May 26

    In Re Quantification Settlement Agreement Cases (Cal. Ct. App. - May 26, 2015)

    In Re Quantification Settlement Agreement Cases (Cal. Ct. App. - May 26, 2015)
    Justice Robie publishes an opinion to say:  "We love that the parties have finally settled this long-running dispute, which has seen no less than eight different proceedings in the Court of Appeal over the past dozen years.  Thanks…
Rank this Week: 706

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • May 28

    Attorney Larry A. Davis discusses changes to the DUI - Marijuana law on WBEZ Radio's Afternoon Shift

    Attorney Larry A. Davis discusses changes to the DUI - Marijuana law on WBEZ Radio's Afternoon Shift
    To listen, CLICK HERE House Bill 218, co-drafted by Larry A. Davis, has now passed both the House and Senate and is awaiting action by the governor. This bill will make possession up to 15 grams of cannabis punishable by fine only (up to…
  • May 21

    Relief for Drivers Facing Lifetime Revocation Passes House and Senate

    Relief for Drivers Facing Lifetime Revocation Passes House and Senate
    Today, we are pleased to announce that HB1446 passed both the Illinois House and Senate and will now be sent to the Governor for signature. We have worked hard on this issue for the last four years. This law will allow drivers who have…
  • May 21

    Potential Changes in Illinois DUI & Cannabis Law

    Potential Changes in Illinois DUI & Cannabis Law
    Pending legislation could change DUI and cannabis laws throughout the state of Illinois. HB 218 would decriminalize the possession of 15 grams or less of marijuana. While decriminalization prohibits any criminal penalties for the offense, the…
Rank this Week: 357