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Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 405

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 173

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Theft by Nanny Charge Avoided

    Theft by Nanny Charge Avoided
    WX, a 32 year old professional nanny, was hired by a well to do family in Essex County to work as a nanny for their four children. WX worked for the family for 18 months and a strong relationship developed between WX and the entire family. WX…
  • Feb 2

    Domestic Assault & Battery – DISMISSED

    Domestic Assault & Battery – DISMISSED
    In the late summer of 2016 NU, a 31 year old technician from Lowell and his then girlfriend KD were going through a breakup in their relationship. The biggest issue in the breakup was a “custody dispute” over who was going to get…
  • Feb 2

    Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order – NOT Guilty

    Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order – NOT Guilty
    On October 16, 2016, NU, a 31 year old technician from Lowell was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on his ex girlfriend. He was held overnight and on October 17, 2016 he was brought to Lowell District Court to be arraigned. He…
Rank this Week: 97

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 17

    Reputation and foreclosure with vertical integration: Experimental evidence

    Reputation and foreclosure with vertical integration: Experimental evidence
    Claudia Mollers discusses Reputation and foreclosure with vertical integration: Experimental evidence. ABSTRACT: Building on the seminal paper of Ordover, Saloner and Salop (1990), I study the role of reputation building on foreclosure in…
  • Feb 17

    Consumer Loss Aversion, Product Experimentation and Implicit Collusion

    Consumer Loss Aversion, Product Experimentation and Implicit Collusion
    Salvatore Piccolo (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milano), and CSEF) and Aldo Pignataro (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milano)) identify Consumer Loss Aversion, Product Experimentation and Implicit Collusion. ABSTRACT: Two…
  • Feb 17

    The European Commission's E-commerce Sector Inquiry

    The European Commission's E-commerce Sector Inquiry
    Thomas Kramler, DG Competition describes The European Commission's E-commerce Sector Inquiry. ABSTRACT: E-commerce in the EU has grown steadily over the past years. Today, the EU is the largest e-commerce market in the world. In total, 53 per…
Rank this Week: 61

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

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

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Feb 17

    The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

    The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
    On January 31, 2017, President Trump announced that he had selected federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Many praised Trump on his nomination, citing…
  • Feb 3

    The Great Debate over Sanctuary Citie

    The Great Debate over Sanctuary Citie
    The term “sanctuary city” has been widely used in the great debate over immigration policy and protections. Opponents of sanctuary cities claim that policy protects undocumented immigrants from criminal prosecution, where…
  • Jan 20

    The Legalities of Amazon’s Echo

    The Legalities of Amazon’s Echo
    Recently, prosecutors involved in a 2015 Arkansas murder case have included Amazon’s Echo as technology-based evidence.The Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice, connecting to the Alexa Voice Service to play music,…
Rank this Week: 682

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Feb 17

    How to Prepare a Trial Outline

    How to Prepare a Trial Outline
    Heading to trial? Start your planning by preparing a trial outline. Here are the key things to include and a sample outline to give you an idea how it looks. The basics for any trial outline are: A list of all essential elements of the case.…
  • Feb 15

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Cultivating Clients in the Marijuana Field

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Cultivating Clients in the Marijuana Field
    The following is a guest blog post by Allison B. Margolin, a partner at Margolin and Lawrence in Los Angeles. Ms. Margolin practices criminal defense and civil litigation in both state and federal court. California’s new law legalizing…
  • Feb 10

    Settling Employment Cases: Think Beyond Money

    Settling Employment Cases: Think Beyond Money
    When you’re negotiating settlement of an employment action, you have much more to consider than just “how much money.” There are many nonmonetary remedies that can—either alone or combined with money—bring the…
Rank this Week: 79

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Feb 17

    Timing is All: Registrant Cybersquatting or Mark Owner Overreaching?

    Timing is All: Registrant Cybersquatting or Mark Owner Overreaching?
    Admittedly, timing is not altogether “all” since there’s a palette of factors that go into deciding unlawful registrations of domain names, and a decision as to whether a registrant is cybersquatting or a mark owner…
  • Feb 6

    Identical or Confusingly Similar to Trademarks but Noninfringing Domain Name

    Identical or Confusingly Similar to Trademarks but Noninfringing Domain Name
    Domain names may be confusingly similar to trademarks or even identical or but not infringing. This is particularly true of trademarks acquired later than the allegedly infringing domain names ArcBest Corporation v. Domains By Proxy, LLC,…
  • Jan 25

    Counterfeit Marks and Counterfeit Goods: Pretense in Cyberspace

    Counterfeit Marks and Counterfeit Goods: Pretense in Cyberspace
    The term “counterfeit” is defined under U.S. trademark law as “a spurious mark which is identical with, or substantially indistinguishable from, a registered mark.” 15 U.S.C. § 1127 (Lanham Act, Sec. 45). Used as…
Rank this Week: 54

Agricultural Law

Agricultural Law

Covers agricultural law, farming, and GM crops.

http://aglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 17

    “Can you please pass the soy creamer?”

    “Can you please pass the soy creamer?”
    Among the definitions for “milk” in The New Shorter Oxford Dictionary (Clarendon Press, 1993) we find: “A milky juice [like many lexical definitions, circular in construction] or latex secreted by certain plants, e.g.…
  • Feb 15

    Who will harvest the crops?

    Who will harvest the crops?
    Migrant farmworkers harvest strawberries near Oxnard, California. Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty ImagesTwo recent pieces discuss the probable agricultural effects of Trump’s proposed immigration and trade…
  • Feb 11

    “U.S. farmers sowed the fewest acres of winter wheat this season in more than a century.”

    “U.S. farmers sowed the fewest acres of winter wheat this season in more than a century.”
    “Plowed Under: The Next American Farm Bust Is Upon Us” Shrinking role in global grain market coupled with a strong dollar and higher costs for seeds drives U.S. farmers out of business; overflowing bunkers.By Jesse Newman and…
Rank this Week: 288

Truman Law Firm Blog

Truman Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injuries and accident reports.

http://trumanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Feb 17

    What Are the 4 Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents?

    What Are the 4 Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents?
    Motorcycles offer a thrill that no other vehicle can match, but that excitement comes with inherent risks. According to the Insurance Information Institute, more than 4,500 riders died and 92,000 suffered injuries in 2014. The vast majority…
  • Feb 7

    Do You Know the 5 Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents?

    Do You Know the 5 Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents?
    According to a 2015 report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, driver recognition errors are the leading cause of auto accidents in the United States. The NHTSA specifies that “distracted driving” falls into…
  • Jan 31

    Do You Know the Top 3 Causes of Wrongful Death?

    Do You Know the Top 3 Causes of Wrongful Death?
    Losing a family member is one of life’s most heart-wrenching tragedies. The grief is compounded when a loved one dies unexpectedly due to another person’s malicious or negligent actions. If you are in this situation, then you may…
Rank this Week: 191

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: 925

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Feb 17

    Here’s Who Is Attending TBD Law in February 2017 (So Far)

    Here’s Who Is Attending TBD Law in February 2017 (So Far)
    * Indicates TBD Law alumni. Hosts Sam Glover* Website / Twitter / LinkedIn Aaron Street* Website / Twitter / LinkedIn Matt Homann* Website / Twitter / LinkedIn Lisa Needham*…
  • Feb 16

    Development of Firm Manager Has Been Suspended

    Development of Firm Manager Has Been Suspended
    In January 2017, LexisNexis announced they were suspending development of their law practice management software program, Firm Manager. Additionally, they will no longer sell the program. As of February 2017, LexisNexis stated it would…
  • Feb 16

    How to Find the Right Mentor

    How to Find the Right Mentor
    Finding a good mentor means understanding both their obligations and yours. Here are some tips on what you should look for in a mentor and what you need to do to be a good mentee. How to Find the Right Mentor was originally published on…
Rank this Week: 122

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: 8

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Feb 17

    Defective IKEA Beach Chair Could Pose Injury Risk to San Diego Resident

    Defective IKEA Beach Chair Could Pose Injury Risk to San Diego Resident
    Did you recently purchase a beach chair at the IKEA store in San Diego on Fenton Parkway? While IKEA can be a great option for purchasing reasonably priced furniture, a recent report from the Newport Beach Patch indicates that the U.S.…
  • Feb 10

    Drowsy Driving in Carlsbad May Be as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

    Drowsy Driving in Carlsbad May Be as Dangerous as Drunk Driving
    What should Carlsbad drivers know about drowsy driving? It is extremely dangerous, and it may result in impaired driving car accidents that are similar to those involving alcohol. According to a recent study from the AAA Foundation for…
  • Jan 31

    Mouth Guard Helps Researchers to Assess Sports-Related Concussion

    Mouth Guard Helps Researchers to Assess Sports-Related Concussion
    a newly developed mouth guard with motion sensors may help to clarify the process of sustaining a concussion.
Rank this Week: 868

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 17

    Applying the Bardal Factor

    Applying the Bardal Factor
    BY GARRY J. WISE AND RACHEL SPENCEThe innovative, former president of CanLii, Colin Lachance, recently acquired the iconic Maritime Law Book, and it appears that he is well on his way to continuing to revolutionize Canada's legal information,…
  • Feb 16

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday February 16, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at…
  • Feb 15

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday February 15, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website…
Rank this Week: 499

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 270

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 146

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/
  • Feb 17

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • Feb 16

    Reminder – USCIS Immigration Filing Fees to Increase

    Reminder – USCIS Immigration Filing Fees to Increase
    USCIS has raised its immigration filing fees effective December 23, 2016. Applications and petitions postmarked or filed on or after December 23, 2016, must include these new fees. Please note that USCIS will reject your submission if the…
  • Feb 15

    Visa Bulletin – March 2017

    Visa Bulletin – March 2017
    The Department of State has released its latest Visa Bulletin. Click here to view the March 2017 Visa Bulletin The monthly Visa Bulletin has changed. The bulletin now summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during the reported month…
Rank this Week: 864

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Michael Fitzgibbon.

http://labourlawblog.typepad.com/managementupdates/
  • Feb 17

    Enforceability of Employment Contracts a Comprehensive Case

    Enforceability of Employment Contracts a Comprehensive Case
    Please take some time to make your way through Cook v. Hatch Ltd., 2017 ONSC 47. It’s a well reasoned and thoughtful decision that injects some common sense into the enforceability of contractual termination clause discussion. The…
  • Feb 16

    Sale of a Business and Intermingling under the Labour Relations Act, 1995

    Sale of a Business and Intermingling under the Labour Relations Act, 1995
    The Ontario Labour Relations Board (“OLRB”) considered the sale of a business provisions in the Labour Relations Act, 1995 in ADT Security Services Canada, Inc. v Unifor Local 554, 2017 CanLII 4481 (ON LRB). ADT (a unionized…
  • Feb 14

    Punitive Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Case

    Punitive Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Case
    A recent case from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice highlights that terminating employees requires careful planning, particularly where just cause is alleged. The case is Morison v Ergo-Industrial Seating Systems Inc., 2016 ONSC 6725…
Rank this Week: 511

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Feb 17

    Virginia criminal defense – When is expungement available?

    Virginia criminal defense – When is expungement available?
    Criminal defendants have many questions about expunging their court and police criminal case records, including the meaning of expungement, the best timing and approach to filing for expungement, and eligibility for expungement. Today's blog…
  • Feb 16

    Virginia criminal law continues being backwards with crabbed discovery & low felony theft threshold

    Virginia criminal law continues being backwards with crabbed discovery & low felony theft threshold
    Virginia has long been backwards with crabbed criminal discovery rules and a decades-long $200 threshold to convict for felony theft. In this year's Virginia legislative session, the Commonwealth remains backwards in the above respects,…
  • Feb 16

    Virginia criminal defense= Court of Appeals on stalking

    Virginia criminal defense= Court of Appeals on stalking
    As much as I relish my role as a criminal defense lawyer, that does not deny that we have people in the world who can scare the crap out of others, to say the least. Ironically on Valentine's Day, the Virginia Court of Appeals affirmed a…
Rank this Week: 575

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/
  • Feb 17

    WIRTW #449 (the “do-over” edition)

    WIRTW #449 (the “do-over” edition)
    Whether you are left or right, blue or red, liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican, it’s hard to argue that the first 28 days of POTUS 45 have been anything other than a dumpster fire. It culminated over the past 48 hours with…
  • Feb 16

    Andy Puzder, Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, withdraw

    Andy Puzder, Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, withdraw
    Late yesterday, news broke that Andy Puzder, Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, had withdrawn his name from consideration, just one day before his oft-postponed confirmation hearing was to take place. Like Trump’s…
  • Feb 15

    The 4th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the callous non-accommodator

    The 4th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the callous non-accommodator
    This is Michael Trimble. Originally from Ukraine, Michael was born without arms as a result of birth defects resulting from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. He rides a modified bike designed specifically for him and his…
Rank this Week: 69

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Feb 17

    Write On! Amsterdam Law Forum

    Write On! Amsterdam Law Forum
    This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to present at the Amsterdam Law Forum, as follows:  The Amsterdam Law Forum seeks submissions for their upcoming spring/summer…
  • Feb 13

    Work On! 2nd Annual “Revisiting the Role of International Law in National Security” Workshop

    Work On! 2nd Annual “Revisiting the Role of International Law in National Security” Workshop
    Work On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora that do not necessarily include publication:       ► The International Committee of the Red Cross’s Delegation in Washington along…
  • Feb 13

    Write On! Palestine Yearbook, Hague Justice Journal & Race, Gender & Law

    Write On! Palestine Yearbook, Hague Justice Journal & Race, Gender & Law
    This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to present at The Canadian Journal of Women and Law, The Hague Justice Journal and the Palestine Yearbook of International Law, as follows:…
Rank this Week: 423

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Feb 17

    Five Ways to Get Your Resolve Back

    Five Ways to Get Your Resolve Back
    It’s only been about six weeks since you made your New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps you are doing great. Perhaps your motivation is waning. Or maybe you're just not as far along as you'd planned. Wherever you stand in relation to…
  • Feb 17

    Five Ways to Get Your Resolve Back

    Five Ways to Get Your Resolve Back
    It’s only been about six weeks since you made your New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps you are doing great. Perhaps your motivation is waning. Or maybe you're just not as far along as you'd planned. Wherever you stand in relation to…
  • Feb 16

    10 Minutes With Legal Tech Entrepreneur Abdi Shayesteh

    10 Minutes With Legal Tech Entrepreneur Abdi Shayesteh
    From entrepreneur to working lawyer and back again, Abdi Shayesteh (sha-YES–tay) has never lost the urge to start and run businesses. After 14 years in corporate, bank regulatory and financial transactions law, Shayesteh chose to act on…
Rank this Week: 166

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Feb 17

    Links for 2017-02-16 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-02-16 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Feb 11

    Links for 2017-02-10 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-02-10 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Feb 9

    Links for 2017-02-08 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-02-08 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 534

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Feb 17

    Sigificant Relationships: Arizona's New Guardianship Law Provides Rights of Contact for Ward

    Sigificant Relationships: Arizona's New Guardianship Law Provides Rights of Contact for Ward
    As we have discussed often on this Blog, one key issue in guardianships can be the right of access between third persons and the protected ward. Arizona has adopted a new rule expressly permitting individuals with "significant…
  • Feb 16

    Exceeding Expectations: 20 New Yorker

    Exceeding Expectations: 20 New Yorker
    Check this out! A project from "the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health", Exceeding Expectations is the stories of 20 New Yorkers from all different circumstances and…
  • Feb 15

    A Home Accessible to Mobility Device

    A Home Accessible to Mobility Device
    I think designing homes to allow a person to age in place is great (and of course, we have to make the community accessible as well). So I was interested in this article that discussed making the home accessible when...
Rank this Week: 60

Afro-IP

Afro-IP

Covers African intellectual property news and views.

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Celebrating 40 years, ARIPO kickstart 2017 with pair of MOU

    Celebrating 40 years, ARIPO kickstart 2017 with pair of MOU
    ARIPO signed two significant agreements in February, paving the way for better economic growth and innovation in Africa. According to the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO), Directors General Paulin Edou Edou (OAPI)…
  • Feb 14

    Where in Africa is Afro Leo?

    Where in Africa is Afro Leo?
    Bonjour fellow Africa travellers.This week, I am surrounded by nature, with huge dunes that rise sometimes 200 meters and give life to a dense and humid forest, savannah and mangrove. In these wonderful surroundings, chimpanzees, lowland…
  • Feb 13

    Uncorked: Bogus booze on the rise and what’s being done…

    Uncorked: Bogus booze on the rise and what’s being done…
    The Relief Market in Nigeria, central Africa, is a hive of activity as vendors cook, clean and arrange their produce which ranges form dried fish to fresh herbs. Shoppers can also purchase their favourite tipple, but beware- the…
Rank this Week: 129

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Feb 16

    BUSTED

    BUSTED
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were predominantly about busting myths...Myths about fatherhood - I don my MythBustersTM beret.Do judges favour wives? - Another myth? Read on for the…
  • Feb 12

    News Essentials: 13th February 2017

    News Essentials: 13th February 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSMunby to step down next yearThe most senior family judge in England and Wales, renowned among practitioners for his outspoken views, is to step down next year.…
  • Feb 9

    From everyone’s favourite family law blogger...

    From everyone’s favourite family law blogger...
    ...or maybe not. Whatever, my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog included the following:Yes, the welfare of the child is still paramount - Contrary to what some may believe (they also believe I am…
Rank this Week: 391

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #281

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #281
    [Ben Reeve Lewis is back!) Well, I’m back. I’ve had Pneumonia for weeks, still coughing for England but at last, some energy has returned, along with the ability to concentrate for more than 5 minutes at a time.…
  • Feb 15

    Landlords are you worried about tax issues?

    Landlords are you worried about tax issues?
    Last month I ran a survey to find out what issues were bothering landlords today.  Not surprisingly one of the top issues was tax. I’m not a tax lawyer so I approached my accountants Aston Shaw to see if they could help.…
  • Feb 15

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 6 – right to rent

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 6 – right to rent
    Or landlords as immigration officers When I first did this series in 2010 this did not exist.  It is a new set of regulations that were first introduced in 2016.  So what are they then? The new regulations are based on the fact that…
Rank this Week: 301

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Feb 16

    Book Review: Federal Securities Litigation

    Book Review: Federal Securities Litigation
    The interpretation and application of the federal securities laws has in recent years proven to be a rapidly changing arena. For that reason, it is a particularly welcome development that the authors of the “Federal Securities…
  • Feb 15

    Guest Post: The “Wicked Problem” of Cybersecurity

    Guest Post: The “Wicked Problem” of Cybersecurity
    Cybersecurity is one of the most important and challenging issues of our time, one with which many organizations are struggling. In the following guest post, John Doernberg takes a look at the ways we talk about cybersecurity and asks whether…
  • Feb 14

    Major Class Action Reform Legislation Introduced in Congre

    Major Class Action Reform Legislation Introduced in Congre
    In the early days of the Trump presidency, the new administration has made it clear that it is going to tackle perceived regulatory excess. The new President has also made it clear that he intends to reform the Dodd-Frank Act. In keeping with…
Rank this Week: 860

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Feb 16

    Padre pide dote simbólica para evitar deudas del joven matrimonio

    Padre pide dote simbólica para evitar deudas del joven matrimonio
    Un padre omaní ha sorprendido a la opinión pública de su país al haber solicitado al novio de su hija el pago de una dote de 20 riales, equivalente a unos US$57, retando con ello la práctica usual de…
  • Feb 16

    Grecia niega permiso a Gucci para presentar colección en la Acrópoli

    Grecia niega permiso a Gucci para presentar colección en la Acrópoli
    El gobierno griego le dijo a Gucci que no, que su desfile de modas planeado para la presentación de su colección 2018, no podría ser realizado en la Acrópolis de Atenas por lo que tendrán que buscar otra…
  • Feb 16

    Sony fracasa en su intento de que se deseche la demanda sobre Timele

    Sony fracasa en su intento de que se deseche la demanda sobre Timele
    Después de que las partes presentaron sus argumentos al juez para que este evaluará si la demanda entre los productores de Timeless y la serie española El Ministerio del Tiempo debía ser desechada por falta de…
Rank this Week: 196

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Feb 16

    In Defense of the Federal Circuit: TC Heartland and Patent Venue

    In Defense of the Federal Circuit: TC Heartland and Patent Venue
    Guest Post by Professors Megan M. La Belle & Paul R. Gugliuzza Patent litigation is, as we all know, highly concentrated in a small number of districts.  Most notably—some might say, notoriously—the rural Eastern District…
  • Feb 16

    First Possession and Patent Law

    First Possession and Patent Law
    This is a bit abstract, but I’m wondering how you might describe the actual moment that a patent issues in terms of the creation of a new property right and transfer of that right to the patentee.  If we could slow-down time…
  • Feb 16

    Claim Construction: “support an entire body”

    Claim Construction: “support an entire body”
    by Dennis Crouch I have been waiting for the Federal Circuit’s decision in Metalcraft of Mayville (Scag Power) v. Toro.  In my patent law class last semester, we used the appeal of a preliminary injunction order as the basis…
Rank this Week: 220

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Feb 16

    President Trump’s Tools to Prosecute Leaker

    President Trump’s Tools to Prosecute Leaker
    John W. Dean, former counsel to President Richard Nixon, discusses President Trump’s recent comments regarding information leaks, one of which led to the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. While Dean explains that…
  • Feb 15

    How Will America Resist Trump’s Lust for Absolute Power?

    How Will America Resist Trump’s Lust for Absolute Power?
    George Washington law professor and economist Neil H. Buchanan considers where resistance may arise during Donald Trump’s presidency. Specifically, Buchanan considers the three branches of government and identifies where in each branch…
  • Feb 14

    A Misguided Lawsuit by an Animal Welfare Organization

    A Misguided Lawsuit by an Animal Welfare Organization
    Cornell University law professor Sherry F. Colb comments on a recent antitrust lawsuit by an animal advocacy organization against a dairy organization. Colb argues that the public message of the suit will likely be detrimental to the…
Rank this Week: 21

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 16

    PTAB Decides CRISPR Interference in Favor of Broad Institute -- Their Reasoning

    PTAB Decides CRISPR Interference in Favor of Broad Institute -- Their Reasoning
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Yesterday, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rendered judgment that there was no interference-in-fact between the claims in interference between the Regents of the…
  • Feb 15

    Personal Web Technologies, LLC v. Apple, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2017)

    Personal Web Technologies, LLC v. Apple, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    By Michael Borella -- Apple filed a successful petition for Inter Partes Review (IPR) of Personal Web Technologies' U.S. Patent No. 7,802,310. In its final written decision, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) agreed with Apple's…
  • Feb 15

    PTAB Decides CRISPR Interference -- No interference-in-fact

    PTAB Decides CRISPR Interference -- No interference-in-fact
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) handed down its decision today that there is no interference-in-fact between several patents and patent applications owned by The Broad Institute and applications…
Rank this Week: 158

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
Rank this Week: 664

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Feb 16

    HR 985: A Sneak Attack On Veterans, Consumers, and Patient

    HR 985: A Sneak Attack On Veterans, Consumers, and Patient
    Without even holding a hearing, the House Judiciary Committee just passed a new bill (H.R. 985) that would make it far harder to sue large corporations when they cheat or hurt people. The vote was on party lines, with all Republicans voting…
  • Feb 8

    Rethinking Article III Standing Requirement

    Rethinking Article III Standing Requirement
    More than 2.6 million people tuned in to hear the Ninth Circuit’s oral argument in State of Washington, et al., vs. Donald Trump, President of the United States, et al, one of the cases challenging the Muslim refugee ban. It was a…
  • Jan 12

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud
    LBJ gave up his radio stations. Jimmy Carter gave up his peanut farm. Untangling Donald Trump from his web of companies and interests is a bit more complicated.   Yesterday, a team of lawyers at Morgan Lewis released a “white…
Rank this Week: 164

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/
  • Feb 16

    Opinion: A Message From the State Bar of Texas President

    Opinion: A Message From the State Bar of Texas President
    Editor’s Note: This communication to State Bar members went out earlier today via email from President Frank Stevenson and other State Bar officers. We’ve heard from many fellow Texas lawyers with questions regarding the…
  • Feb 15

    Enter the 2017 Texas Bar Journal Short Story Contest

    Enter the 2017 Texas Bar Journal Short Story Contest
    We want you to take your storytelling skills to paper and pen your passion. You’ve got 2,000 words to state your case. Dream big. There can be only one winner. Will it be you? Submit your manuscript to the Texas Bar Journal Short Story…
  • Feb 10

    Being Board Certified

    Being Board Certified
    The Texas Board of Legal Specialization inducted 267 attorneys and 22 paralegals at a ceremony in Austin on February 10, 2017. TBLS recognizes 22 specialty areas for attorneys and seven specialty areas for paralegals. Construction law, which…
Rank this Week: 230

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/
  • Feb 16

    Defying Basic Medical Know-how, Stem Cell Treatments and Fake New

    Defying Basic Medical Know-how, Stem Cell Treatments and Fake New
    A racing car driver, a celebrity TV surgeon and allegations of stem cell "fake news" surfaced this week on California stem cell blogs.It was a matter of Dr. Oz, A.J. Foyt and a company called Cell Surgical Network Corp. of Rancho Mirage, Ca.,…
  • Feb 14

    California to Hand Out $32 Million for Stem Cell Research Next Week

    California to Hand Out $32 Million for Stem Cell Research Next Week
    The California stem cell agency next week is expected to award as much as $32 million for late stage research and clinical trials involving therapies for arthritis of the knee, type 1 diabetes, an immunodeficiency affliction and…
  • Feb 12

    Cost of a Stem Cell Therapy? An Estimated $900,000

    Cost of a Stem Cell Therapy? An Estimated $900,000
    What is the likely cost of a freshly minted stem cell therapy? Close to $900,000. That's at least by one current estimate.In the United States, such calculations are rare. Researchers and biotech executives shy away from discussing in public…
Rank this Week: 842

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Toro loses at CAFC to MetalCraft (Scag)

    Toro loses at CAFC to MetalCraft (Scag)
    In MetalCraft, Judge Moore wrote an opinion denying the appeal of Toroconcerning a preliminary injunction:The United States District Court for the EasternDistrict of Wisconsin granted Metalcraft of Mayville,Inc.’s [Scag's] motion for a…
  • Feb 15

    CAFC trims sails of "Red Wing" in Xilinx v. Papst

    CAFC trims sails of "Red Wing" in Xilinx v. Papst
    The CAFC observed:We disagree with Papst that this case is controlled byRed Wing and its holding that certain types of contacts,by themselves, are not sufficient to establish the reasonablenessof jurisdiction. As we have discussed in…
  • Feb 14

    CAFC affirms PTAB in MPHJ v. Ricoh

    CAFC affirms PTAB in MPHJ v. Ricoh
    Judge Newman wrote in MPHJ TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENTS v. RICOH :MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC appeals the decisionof the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board” or“PTAB”), on Inter Partes Review, that claims 1–8…
Rank this Week: 688

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Feb 16

    Impaneled in Seattle

    Impaneled in Seattle
    I’m here now for tomorrow’s McCarthy Institute and Microsoft Corporation Symposium, “Trademark Law and Its Challenges 2017” at the Amazon Corporate Conference Center. My panel looks like this: 9:50AM-11:00AM…
  • Feb 8

    Belmora’s U.S. Supreme Court certiorari reply brief in the FLANAX case

    Belmora’s U.S. Supreme Court certiorari reply brief in the FLANAX case
  • Feb 6

    My September 11th

    My September 11th
    Originally posted 2011-10-24 22:45:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSet out at the now-defunct, but archived, Likelihood of Success.
Rank this Week: 35

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    When the Teachers Say the Test Is Too Hard

    When the Teachers Say the Test Is Too Hard
    Deans of 20 California law schools say the California bar exam is too strict. They want to lower the score needed to pass the test. It is odd when the teachers complain the test is too hard. Such complaints should...
  • Feb 16

    No, Justice Thomas Is Not Going to Be Disqualified in the Travel Ban Case

    No, Justice Thomas Is Not Going to Be Disqualified in the Travel Ban Case
    [cross-posted from The Faculty Lounge] This article on The Daily Beast argues that Thomas may be recused because of some emails sent by his wife, but it is wrong. It seems that Virginia Thomas has written some emails to a...
  • Feb 12

    Wendel & Luban on philosophical legal ethic

    Wendel & Luban on philosophical legal ethic
    Two of my favorite legal ethics scholars -- Brad Wendel and David Luban -- have joined forces to write an accessible history of philosophical legal ethics. Breaking down the relatively short (40-year) span of serious theoretical work in the…
Rank this Week: 255

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

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

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 678

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Feb 16

    Western Regional Legal Writing Conf. – Seattle, WA

    Western Regional Legal Writing Conf. – Seattle, WA
    Seattle University School of Law hosts the Western Regional Legal Writing Conference Aug. 25–26, 2017. Proposals are due March 24, 2017. The theme of this year’s conference, Connections, includes possible...
  • Feb 16

    CFP: China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative

    CFP: China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative
    Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) invites papers for its special issue, “China’s One Belt, One Road: Economic Changes, Power Shifts and Prospects / Consequences for the World or Arbitration.” Abstracts are...
  • Feb 16

    CFP: Trans-in-Asia, Asia-in-Tran

    CFP: Trans-in-Asia, Asia-in-Tran
    Transgender Studies Quarterly (TSQ) invites submissions for a special issue, Trans-in-Asia, Asia-in-Trans. Complete submissions are due June 1, 2017.
Rank this Week: 168

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    En banc 11th Circuit rules in "Docs v. Glocks" case

    En banc 11th Circuit rules in "Docs v. Glocks" case
    The en banc 11th Circuit opinion in the "Docs v. Glocks" case is here.  There are two majority opinions for the en banc Court, one by Judge Jordan and one by Judge Marcus. Judge Jordan’s opinion is joined by Chief Judge Ed Carnes…
  • Feb 16

    Alex Acosta to be named Secretary of Labor

    Alex Acosta to be named Secretary of Labor
    Congrats to former U.S. Attorney and current Dean of FIU law school, Alex Acosta, for being named as the nominee for Secretary of Labor.Alex is a wonderful choice.  He's smart and ethical.  More importantly, he's a really good guy.
  • Feb 15

    Breaking news-- U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer resigns (UPDATED WITH QUOTE FROM FERRER)

    Breaking news-- U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer resigns (UPDATED WITH QUOTE FROM FERRER)
    Multiple sources have emailed me that Willy Ferrer has resigned today as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of a Florida. Ben Greenberg is acting. More to follow.UPDATE -- I have it confirmed that Ferrer has stepped down.UPDATE 2…
Rank this Week: 480

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Feb 16

    Bank of New York Mellon v. Citibank (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 16, 2017)

    Bank of New York Mellon v. Citibank (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 16, 2017)
    When I saw the caption of this case -- which I read before even booting up the opinion -- I thought the case was going to be a huge one.  Bank of New York Mellon.  Citibank.  Those are big banks.  When they fight each…
  • Feb 15

    Samara v. Matar (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 15, 2017)

    Samara v. Matar (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 15, 2017)
    Every single word of this opinion from earlier today is correct.And the Supreme Court should nonetheless grant review of the opinion.  On its own initiative, if necessary.It's an opinion about res judicata.  A topic near and dear to…
  • Feb 14

    In re Miles (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 10, 2017)

    In re Miles (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 10, 2017)
    I had to read this modification three times before I finally understood it:"On page 9, second full paragraph, change the following last full sentence that appears on that page: 'The tow truck driver give his father a receipt' to 'The tow…
Rank this Week: 276

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    ‘Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean’

    ‘Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean’
    Source: The Manila Times (16 February 2017)http://www.manilatimes.net/reviving-death-penalty-ph-setback-asean/312522/THE revival of capital punishment will be an embarrassment for the Philippines and a setback for the rest of Southeast Asia,…
  • Feb 7

    Indonesia reaffirms use of death penalty despite criticism

    Indonesia reaffirms use of death penalty despite criticism
    Source: Jakarta Post (1 February 2017)http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/02/01/indonesia-reaffirms-use-of-death-penalty-despite-criticism.htmlAttorney General M. Prasetyo said on Wednesday that Indonesia would continue to impose the…
  • Feb 3

    Pakistan: Senate Committee on Human Rights to Debate Misuse of Blasphemy Law

    Pakistan: Senate Committee on Human Rights to Debate Misuse of Blasphemy Law
    Source: The Wire (13 January 2017)https://thewire.in/99465/pakistan-senate-committee-human-rights-debate-misuse-blasphemy-laws/Islamabad: A Pakistani senate committee is set to debate how to prevent the country’s blasphemy laws being…
Rank this Week: 648