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Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Dec 6

    Server Location, Jurisdiction, and Server Location Requirements (Guest Blog Post)

    Server Location, Jurisdiction, and Server Location Requirements (Guest Blog Post)
    by guest blogger Marketa Trimble At the recent “Law, Borders, and Speech” conference at Stanford, several participants debated the relevance of server location in determining jurisdiction. Some Silicon Valley attorneys at the…
  • Nov 30

    Announcing the Third Edition of Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials by Tushnet & Goldman

    Announcing the Third Edition of Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials by Tushnet & Goldman
    Rebecca and I are pleased to announce the publication of the third edition of our casebook, Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials. It is available for purchase in the following formats: * As a DRM-free PDF file. Price:…
  • Nov 28

    Quora Gets Easy Section 230 Win In Tenth Circuit–Silver v. Quora

    Quora Gets Easy Section 230 Win In Tenth Circuit–Silver v. Quora
    Since its Accusearch ruling in 2009, the Tenth Circuit has been a dicey place for Section 230 defendants. Fortunately, this case goes smoothly. David Silver is an investment banker in Santa Fe. On Quora, someone asked: “Has anyone…
Rank this Week: 136

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 697

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Covers European copyright law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwercopyrightblog.com/
Rank this Week: 252

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
  • Dec 6

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9213

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9213
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the third of a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9213 gives authority to the Office of Hearing Officers to assign a…
  • Dec 5

    FINRA’s Acceptance, Waiver and Consent Settlement (AWC)-Part 2

    FINRA’s Acceptance, Waiver and Consent Settlement (AWC)-Part 2
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: This is the second of three posts to discuss FINRA Rule 9216. This post will discuss the “waiver” portion of the rule related to regulatory (disciplinary) settlement…
  • Dec 2

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9212- Complaint Issuance

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9212- Complaint Issuance
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the second of a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9212 provides a guideline for the appropriate form, content, notice,…
Rank this Week: 103

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Dec 6

    The HLS Forum Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary

    The HLS Forum Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary
    Today, the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation is pleased to mark its tenth anniversary. Established in 2006 by Professor Lucian Bebchuk and the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance,…
  • Dec 6

    Building the Strategic-Asset Board

    Building the Strategic-Asset Board
    In 1996, the Report of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Director Professionalism made recommendations on issues including establishing mechanisms for appropriate director turnover/tenure limitations, evaluation of the full board and of…
  • Dec 6

    Competition and Stability in Banking: The Role of Regulation and Competition Policy

    Competition and Stability in Banking: The Role of Regulation and Competition Policy
    Competition has been perceived with suspicion, and even suppressed for extended periods, in banking. After banking was liberalized, a process which started in the 1970s in the United States, it has become much more unstable, culminating with…
Rank this Week: 185

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Dec 6

    Banzhaff On The Adorable Unicorns of GWU

    Banzhaff On The Adorable Unicorns of GWU
    In a shocking turn of events, students at George Washington University marched on the White House to demand rainbows. According the the school newspaper, the GW Hatchet, the demand might be a bit unrealistic. Student organizations including…
  • Dec 6

    Anti-Semitism And The Senate’s Really Bad Law

    Anti-Semitism And The Senate’s Really Bad Law
    While most people were busily expressing their outrage at Trump’s latest condemnation of Alex Baldwin’s acting skills, the Senate finally found its stride and actually passed a law. It was bipartisan. It was unanimous. It was a…
  • Dec 6

    Gupta Gets Religion: What Have The Feds Done About It?

    Gupta Gets Religion: What Have The Feds Done About It?
    Whenever someone who once held a position of power speaks out, there is a gush of appreciation by those who feel validated by the words, the acknowledgement that they weren’t wrong, weren’t crazy. After all these years. Of course,…
Rank this Week: 46

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

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

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 101

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 914

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Dec 6

    Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights?

    Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights?
    Rewire (Dec. 6, 2016): Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights? by Jessica Mason Pieklo: One of the most interesting aspects of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt was the Supreme Court's willingness to scrutinize…
  • Dec 2

    Ireland compensates woman forced to travel to Britain for an abortion

    Ireland compensates woman forced to travel to Britain for an abortion
    Guardian (November 30, 2016): Ireland compensates woman forced to travel to Britain for an abortion, by Henry McDonald: Ireland has offered Amanda Jane Mellet 30,000 euros as compensation for denying her access to abortion. Earlier this year,…
  • Dec 1

    HHS Nominee Tom Price, A Step Backwards for Reproductive Health

    HHS Nominee Tom Price, A Step Backwards for Reproductive Health
    Atlantic (November 30, 2016): Tom Price: 'Not One Woman' Struggled to Afford Birth Control, by Olga Khazan: The New York Times has suggested that Donald Trump's nomination of Tom Price for secretary of the Department of Health and Human…
Rank this Week: 717

New York Malpractice & Injury…

New York Malpractice & Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law and medical malpractice. By Bottar Leone, PLLC.

http://www.bottarleone.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Seek a Second Opinion Before These Surgerie

    Seek a Second Opinion Before These Surgerie
    You have been experiencing pain in your knee for quite some time. It finally becomes so bad that you visit a doctor, which is completely unlike you. Friends and family know that you must really be hurting if you took the time to seek medical…
  • Dec 5

    McGuire VA Medical Center Facing Five Separate Lawsuit

    McGuire VA Medical Center Facing Five Separate Lawsuit
    A news station in Richmond, Virginia recently discovered not one, but five separate medical malpractice lawsuits that have been filed against the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center. The suits are not part of a class action case, but have…
  • Dec 2

    Attorney Receives $20 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case

    Attorney Receives $20 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case
    Christopher Zinski, a former partner of the Schiff Hardin law firm, went to the hospital in late 2012 complaining of a painful and stiff neck, a headache, vomiting and disorientation. He was seen by a medical professional who knew his family.…
Rank this Week: 656

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Seventh Circuit Ready to Recognize Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

    Seventh Circuit Ready to Recognize Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
    I written before about the complicated decisions regarding whether Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation. Ever since the Supreme Court’s decision in Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, 523 U.S. 75 (1998),…
  • Dec 1

    How Soldiers Deal with Orders to Commit Torture

    How Soldiers Deal with Orders to Commit Torture
    Donald Trump advocated torture during his campaign. He even advocated targeting the families of alleged terrorists. “Task & Purpose,” a nice veterans website, discusses the legal ramifications for soldiers during a Trump…
  • Nov 29

    USERRA Claims Are Subject to Arbitration

    USERRA Claims Are Subject to Arbitration
    Arbitration of legal disputes has become so common that now it has even invaded the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). Navy Lt. Kevin Ziober filed suit against his former employer after it fired him.…
Rank this Week: 411

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    What the New Majority Will Do – And How They Will Do It

    What the New Majority Will Do – And How They Will Do It
    David Super     This is my third of three posts on congressional procedure.  As explained in my previous post, reconciliation provides a ready vehicle for congressional Republicans to enact a radical fiscal agenda…
  • Dec 5

    How Reconciliation Works: What it Can and Cannot Do

    How Reconciliation Works: What it Can and Cannot Do
    David Super     After President Reagan demonstrated the enormous, underappreciated power of reconciliation to pass unpopular legislation, the Senate imposed stricter constraints on what reconciliation bills could…
  • Dec 4

    Bobbitt vs. Jaffer on Drone Strike

    Bobbitt vs. Jaffer on Drone Strike
    Philip Bobbitt, who to my mind does not enter the lists often enough, has a very insightful review of Jameel Jaffer's book on drone strikes up on the Just Security website.  Jaffer is not too happy with Bobbitt's review, and his reply is…
Rank this Week: 128

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Verdict Affirmed for Passenger in Car Crash who Sustained Neck Injury

    Verdict Affirmed for Passenger in Car Crash who Sustained Neck Injury
    On February 23, 2006, Suzanne Kusulas was a front seat passenger in her boyfriend’s car which was stopped at a red light on 16th Street at its intersection with Prospect Park West in Brooklyn when it was hit hard from behind by a car…
  • Dec 1

    Shoulder Injury Award Affected by Claimant’s Credibility

    Shoulder Injury Award Affected by Claimant’s Credibility
    On September 19, 2013 Demetrio Vasquez was driving an SUV on Broadway through its intersection with 135th Street in Manhattan when a left-turning vehicle struck his driver’s side doors. There was no question as to liability for the…
  • Nov 26

    Verdict Affirmed for Woman Who Fell inside Moving Subway Car

    Verdict Affirmed for Woman Who Fell inside Moving Subway Car
    On May 13, 2007 Aleyanesh Sebhat boarded the subway train at the Pelham Parkway station in the Bronx. As soon as she did, the train took off suddenly, with a violent jerk that threw her across the subway car and onto the floor where she lay…
Rank this Week: 950

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/
  • Dec 6

    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times – 12/1/16

    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times – 12/1/16
    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times were released with processing dates as of 12/1/16. If you filed an appeal, please review the link below to determine the applicable processing time associated with your particular case.…
  • Dec 5

    MVP “Immigration Q & A Forum” – This Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

    MVP “Immigration Q & A Forum” – This Friday, Dec. 9, 2016
    We wanted to find a new way to engage our reader base. Every other Friday, we will post the ten (10) best/most frequently asked questions received during the week from our h1bvisalawyerblog, Facebook, and Twitter readers. We will answer those…
  • Dec 2

    USCIS Teleconference – Form I-942, Request for Reduced Fee Process – 12/7/16

    USCIS Teleconference – Form I-942, Request for Reduced Fee Process – 12/7/16
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be holding a stakeholder teleconference on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 between 3:00 to 4:30 pm (Eastern). The subject of the event will be the new Form I-942, Request for…
Rank this Week: 284

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/
  • Dec 6

    “Who needs the NLRB?”

    “Who needs the NLRB?”
    Bloomberg BNA reporters Chris Opfer and Ben Penn asked this question in their weekly column of workplace musings: “Who needs the NLRB?” (a question I’ve asked myself more than once over the past eight years.) Said Chris…
  • Dec 5

    A $15 minimum wage is not without consequences #fightfor15

    A $15 minimum wage is not without consequences #fightfor15
    Donald Trump’s presidency sparks an interesting dichotomy—a Republican that rode into office on a wave of populism, including fiscal populism. Officially, the President-elect favors a higher minimum wage: “On the minimum…
  • Dec 2

    WIRTW #440 (the “muzak” edition)

    WIRTW #440 (the “muzak” edition)
    Earlier this week I had a conference call with a client, an event which I repeat dozens of times per week. This particular client uses UberConnect as its conference call provider. I’ve never used UberConnect before, I know nothing about…
Rank this Week: 305

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Job Posting: University of California San Francisco

    Job Posting: University of California San Francisco
    The UCSF Office of the Ombuds is seeking experienced applicants for an Associate Ombuds job. This position will complete a four-person collaborative team and provide Ombuds, mediation, group facilitation, and training to faculty, staff,…
  • Dec 5

    Job Posting: University of West Georgia

    Job Posting: University of West Georgia
    UWG is hiring its first full-time Ombudsperson. The position provides neutral and impartial dispute resolution and functions independently and confidentially for all members of the University community (including staff, students, faculty, and…
  • Dec 5

    2016 Ombuds Report from University of Toronto Highlights Student Mental Health Issue

    2016 Ombuds Report from University of Toronto Highlights Student Mental Health Issue
    In her annual report, covering the 2015-2016 academic year, U of T University Ombudsperson Ellen Hodnett called out systemic issues in the application of policies and guidelines for students with mental health disabilities. The number of…
Rank this Week: 15

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Dec 6

    ObamaCare Report Card

    ObamaCare Report Card
    The Week had an interesting article on the CDC and other federal health agencies latest report on Americans’ ability to pay medical bills: The last five years has marked a steady decline in the number of people who struggle to…
  • Dec 5

    Supporting Family Decision Makers for Nursing Home Resident

    Supporting Family Decision Makers for Nursing Home Resident
    JAMA published another study regarding the necessity and effectiveness of communicating with resident’s family members. The study showed how better training can lead to better communication and improved quality of care. The intervention…
  • Dec 4

    Communication at End of Life

    Communication at End of Life
    Reuters had an article on the importance of communication during end of life discussions.  A new study shows better communications leads to less wasteful hospitalizations. “At the end of life, hospital stays for seriously injured…
Rank this Week: 402

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Dec 6

    Long life due to divorce

    Long life due to divorce
    From pix11: The oldest person in the world, Emma Morano of Italy, credits her longevity to a diet of raw eggs and ending her abusive marriage long before divorce was even legal. Morano celebrated her 117th birthday on Tuesday and...
  • Dec 5

    A Tale of Two Divorce

    A Tale of Two Divorce
    From the Chicago Tribune: For better or for worse, when it comes to divorce "for richer or for poorer" helps determine how much one spouse pays the other. In an ongoing divorce trial due to resume in mid-December, the…
  • Dec 4

    Children of divorce

    Children of divorce
    From Live Science: Divorce is often stressful for both parents and their children, and now a new report with some advice for parents encourages them to look to their children's pediatricians, therapists and others in their communities to help…
Rank this Week: 202

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Britain Releases Report On Integration of Ethnic Communitie

    Britain Releases Report On Integration of Ethnic Communitie
    Britain's Department for Communities and Local Government yesterday released a report (full text) (Executive Summary) by Dame Louise Casey on integration and opportunity in isolated and deprived communities. It examines immigration and…
  • Dec 6

    Congress Passes State Department Authorization Act Including Various Religious Liberty Provision

    Congress Passes State Department Authorization Act Including Various Religious Liberty Provision
    Yesterday evening the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 1635, the Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, Fiscal Year 2016 (full text). The bill, which had been passed by the Senate in April, now…
  • Dec 6

    Questions On Abortion and Gay Marriage Violated Rights of Constable Candidate

    Questions On Abortion and Gay Marriage Violated Rights of Constable Candidate
    In Lloyd v. Birkman, (WD TX, Dec. 2, 2016), a Texas federal district court held that members of the Williamson County (TX) Commissioners' Court violated the equal protection rights of plaintiff when, in an interview for appointment as…
Rank this Week: 10

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: 3

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 6

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice. Research & Writing Grey Literature: Our Favourite Sources and…
  • Dec 6

    Technology, the Fiduciary Duty, and the Unaffordable Legal Services Problem

    Technology, the Fiduciary Duty, and the Unaffordable Legal Services Problem
    The concept of a legal profession should have a strong social welfare aspect to it such that its distant goal is to make a community’s legal health as important to it as its medical health, and its lawyers as important to it as its…
  • Dec 5

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as…
Rank this Week: 181

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 52

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

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

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Dec 6

    File the “blue collar workplace” defense to a hostile work environment in the trash can

    File the “blue collar workplace” defense to a hostile work environment in the trash can
    When defending against a woman’s sexual harassment claim, I’ve found that “she was asking for it” is generally a bad defense. So bad, in fact, that you may just want to whip out the old checkbook instead. Another…
  • Dec 5

    The DOL wants to undo that #OvertimeRule injunction lickety-split!

    The DOL wants to undo that #OvertimeRule injunction lickety-split!
    December 1, 2016 was quite a day! First, on the day that the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules would have taken affect, I blew up the U.S. Department of Labor‘s spot by winning my 5th ABA Blawg 100 award. But,…
  • Dec 2

    Without hyperbole, I’m better than LeBron James. #GraceAndHumility

    Without hyperbole, I’m better than LeBron James. #GraceAndHumility
    LeBron James has four National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player Awards. And, until yesterday, Bron-Bron and I were tied. That is, his four NBA something-or-others equaled my four ABA Journal Blawg 100 Awards. We’d made a date…
Rank this Week: 372

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Dec 6

    An Unsafe Financial System

    An Unsafe Financial System
    Anat R. Admati, It Takes a Village to Maintain a Dangerous Financial System in Just Financial Markets? Finance in a Just Society (Lisa Herzog ed., forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Caroline BradleyIt Takes a Village to Maintain a…
  • Dec 5

    Is Contract Law Ready for the Internet of Things?

    Is Contract Law Ready for the Internet of Things?
    Stacy-Ann Elvy, Contracting in the Age of the Internet of Things: Article 2 of the UCC and Beyond, 44 Hofstra L. Rev. 839 (2016).Nancy KimWhen Amazon announced that it was expanding its Dash Button Program, its stock went up 2.3%.…
  • Dec 2

    Rethinking Negotiated Rulemaking

    Rethinking Negotiated Rulemaking
    Hannah J. Wiseman, Negotiated Rulemaking and New Risks: A Rail Safety Case Study, Wake Forest J.L. & Pol’y (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Richard PierceHannah Wiseman’s insightful case study has forced me to rethink my…
Rank this Week: 337

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    TTAB Test: Sink Your Teeth Into This Section 2(d) "KABOBERY" Appeal

    TTAB Test: Sink Your Teeth Into This Section 2(d) "KABOBERY" Appeal
    The USPTO refused to register the mark shown below for "Restaurant and catering services; restaurant services featuring middle-eastern cuisine" [KABOB, ORIGINAL, and 1976 disclaimed], finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the…
  • Dec 5

    TTAB Reverses 2(e)(4) Refusal of Very Rare Surname "VEASY"

    TTAB Reverses 2(e)(4) Refusal of Very Rare Surname "VEASY"
    Breaking its string of Section 2(e)(4) affirmances, the TTAB reversed a refusal to register the mark VEASY for "plant and flower seeds; live plants and flowers; live tropical plants, orchids and vandas, being orchids," finding that the USPTO…
  • Dec 2

    TTAB Test: Is "LUCKY SUSHI BAR" Confusable With "LUCKY BAR" for Restaurant Services?

    TTAB Test: Is "LUCKY SUSHI BAR" Confusable With "LUCKY BAR" for Restaurant Services?
    Try your luck on this Section 2(d) bar. The USPTO refused registration of the mark LUCKY SUSHI BAR for bar and restaurant services [SUSHI BAR disclaimed], finding a likelihood of confusion with the registered mark LUCKY BAR for the same…
Rank this Week: 111

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 6

    60 Minutes on ADA Drive-By Lawsuit

    60 Minutes on ADA Drive-By Lawsuit
    On Sunday Anderson Cooper at CBS “60 Minutes” covered one of our favorite issues: the way lawyers and clients sue retail businesses by the dozens or hundreds over defects in ADA accessibility compliance and then cash in the…
  • Dec 5

    “The State of American Criminal Justice”

    “The State of American Criminal Justice”
    All-day Cato conference tomorrow (register or watch online) has a line-up that includes attorney Ken White, civil libertarian Harvey Silverglate, Judge Shira Scheindlin, and Families Against Mandatory Minimums vice president Kevin Ring, with…
  • Dec 5

    Free speech roundup

    Free speech roundup
    Tomorrow (Tues., Dec. 6) Cato Digital presents panel discussion “Free Speech in the Age of Trump” with Flemming Rose, Nick Gillespie, and Kat Murti [register or watch live online] Eventually, Supreme Court will have to consider a…
Rank this Week: 36

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Dec 6

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do
    Much has been written on this site and others about the information you need to gather to help your lawyer prepare your Chapter 13 case. You have also learned about mistakes to avoid during the weeks and months prior to your Chapter 13…
  • Dec 2

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?
    Like a lot of things, what will happen to that inheritance in a bankruptcy case depends on the timing.
  • Oct 14

    Eastern District of North Carolina Issues Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

    Eastern District of North Carolina Issues Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew
    The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina has issued an order establishing some procedures in the wake of the massive flooding in the district. Hurricane Matthew has unleashed unprecedented flooding over many parts of…
Rank this Week: 19

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Oliver Wendell Holmes on Death (audio from 1931)

    Oliver Wendell Holmes on Death (audio from 1931)
    Here is a recording of Oliver Wendell Holmes commenting about death in 1931 on his 90th birthday.  He retired from the court just a few weeks later.  "In this symposium my part is only to sit in silence. To express one’s…
  • Dec 5

    Jahi McMath Defendants Seek to Unseal Transcript

    Jahi McMath Defendants Seek to Unseal Transcript
    For three years, the family of Jahi McMath has made numerous public claims that she is alive.   The medical defendants in her malpractice lawsuit now want to rebut those claims by using evidence presented during hearings in December…
  • Dec 4

    Health Law Classes Online J Term 2017

    Health Law Classes Online J Term 2017
    Legal Compliance Essentials for Drug, Device, and Biotech Companies . January 2-13, 2017Online2 J.D. creditsApproved for 15 on-demand standard CLE credits (event code: 227898) Approved for 15 Regulatory Affairs Certification…
Rank this Week: 424

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 426

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Dec 6

    This Company Solicited Consents To Remove A Sitting Director

    This Company Solicited Consents To Remove A Sitting Director
    It’s not often that you see a company soliciting consents to remove one of its sitting directors.  However, that is what PICO Holdings, Inc. sought to do in this consent solicitation statement filed with the SEC on…
  • Dec 5

    Court Rejects Challenge To Internal Affairs Doctrine

    Court Rejects Challenge To Internal Affairs Doctrine
    Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. is a publicly traded company that is incorporated in Bermuda.  Marvell’s U.S. operating subsidiary is based in California.  A year ago, an institutional stockholder filed a derivative suit…
  • Dec 2

    Unregistered Sales Of Certificates Of Deposit

    Unregistered Sales Of Certificates Of Deposit
    Last spring, the California Department of Business Oversight warned consumers that two related companies have been offering unlicensed online securities broker-dealer services and “unregistered sales of certificates of deposit…
Rank this Week: 55

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Dec 6

    CEIPI Opinion on a EU Proposal for a Neighboring Right for Press Publishers Online

    CEIPI Opinion on a EU Proposal for a Neighboring Right for Press Publishers Online
    At CEIPI, I have co-authored with Christophe Geiger and Oleksandr Bulayenko a position paper discussing the proposed introduction in EU law of neighboring rights for press publishers for the digital uses of their publications. The proposal is…
  • Dec 1

    My Dissent from Professor Kerr's Opinion on the Consequences of the Microsoft Ireland Case

    My Dissent from Professor Kerr's Opinion on the Consequences of the Microsoft Ireland Case
    In his November 29, 2016, Volokh Conspiracy post, Professor Orin Kerr raised some important points about the unintended or unanticipated consequences of the so-called Microsoft Ireland case. In that case, the Second Circuit decided that a…
  • Nov 30

    Dear Silicon Valley: Great satire can be fake news!

    Dear Silicon Valley: Great satire can be fake news!
    Watch out! Fake news is coming to get you! Lock your doors and iPhones, guard your dogs and children, and hold on to your comb overs! But is fake news so bad, and isn't some, all, or most of it legally protected parody?  According to the…
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New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

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

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Dec 6

    The preclusive effect of res judicata.

    The preclusive effect of res judicata.
    Practice point:  The doctrine of res judicata precludes a party from relitigating a claim that has been finally adjudicated on the merits. Although, generally, an order granting a motion pursuant to CPLR 3211(a)(7) is not a determination…
  • Dec 5

    A motion for leave to renew.

    A motion for leave to renew.
    The motion for leave to renew must be based upon new facts not offered on the prior motion that would change the prior determination," and must contain reasonable justification for the failure to present such facts on the prior motion. …
  • Dec 2

    Ladders and the Labor Law.

    Ladders and the Labor Law.
    Plaintiff established his entitlement to partial summary judgment on his Labor Law § 240(1) claim through witnesses' testimony that the ladder from which he was descending suddenly kicked out to the left, resulting in his fall. Contrary…
Rank this Week: 126

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    An Interview with David Lawrenson on Referencing Tenant

    An Interview with David Lawrenson on Referencing Tenant
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: In this podcast I talk to experienced landlord David Lawrenson about his procedures for referencing tenants. And answer a few listeners questions along the way. NB David’s new book is The Buy to Let…
  • Dec 4

    Our Top Twelve Posts on Tenancy Agreement

    Our Top Twelve Posts on Tenancy Agreement
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: All landlords need to know about tenancy agreements and how to choose the correct tenancy agreement for their property. Here are twelve posts from the Landlord Law Blog which will help you: 1. The Three…
  • Dec 3

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 22 November

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 22 November
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: I have been a bit preoccupied over the past few weeks what with one thing and another, and I see that this resulted in my forgetting to do last week’s roundup!  I only noticed when I came to do…
Rank this Week: 673

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 5

    FIVE BIG RECORDED STATEMENT MISTAKES

    FIVE BIG RECORDED STATEMENT MISTAKES
    You’ve been called by the insurance adjuster who insists you give a recorded statement. He or she wants it now, insinuating that if you don’t your claim will be denied. Don’t do it; don’t fall for this trick, because…
  • Dec 5

    Variable Length of Worker's Compensation Claim

    Variable Length of Worker's Compensation Claim
    Many clients ask how long it will take for their worker's compensation claim to be completed, when they will get their money, and when they will be done with the process.  Unfortunately there is never a good answer to this question,…
  • Nov 30

    The Big Yellow School Bus - Driving into a stopped car

    The Big Yellow School Bus - Driving into a stopped car
    In what can only be described as “What were you doing?” a young man drives right into the rear of a stopped car as it waits for the school bus to move. Wasn’t it big enough? Bright enough? Lights on? What did you need to see…
Rank this Week: 360

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Dec 5

    Whatever happened to Michael Bryant?

    Whatever happened to Michael Bryant?
    That's the title of a new article in Precedent magazine. Michael Bryant, you may recall, was Ontario's former Attorney General, whose career post-politics had nowhere to go but up, whose career trajectory came crashing down to earth when he…
  • Nov 30

    You Don’t Have to Be an ‘Originalist’ to Protect Free Trade

    You Don’t Have to Be an ‘Originalist’ to Protect Free Trade
    What will become of the New Brunswick court case that promised to “free the beer” along with other goods traded across provincial borders? Some will recall the April decision in R. v. Comeau, which New Brunswick is apparently now…
  • Nov 30

    Writing for CanLII Connect

    Writing for CanLII Connect
    Consider this a clarion call for those of you who enjoy writing case comments, and are prepared to take the time to research and write a worthwhile case comment for CanLII Connects, to at least consider doing a few a...
Rank this Week: 350

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

Covers health law, psychology and mental health law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 357

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Dec 5

    Sentencias de prisión a diseñadores de modas en Irán

    Sentencias de prisión a diseñadores de modas en Irán
    El abogado iraní Mahmoud Taravat denunció que ocho mujeres y cuatro hombres que se dedicaban al mundo de la moda, fueron procesados y condenados a prisión, entre otros delitos, por “difundir la…
  • Dec 5

    Condenan a abogado a indemnizar a su cliente por mala representación

    Condenan a abogado a indemnizar a su cliente por mala representación
    En España, la Audiencia Provincial de Salamanca condenó a un abogado a pagar a su representada una indemnización de 27,333 euros porque al haberla asesorado negligentemente ella tuvo que pagar las costas o gastos…
  • Dec 5

    Egresado de Oxford demanda a la universidad por enseñanza “terriblemente mala”

    Egresado de Oxford demanda a la universidad por enseñanza “terriblemente mala”
    Faiz Siddiqui, egresado del Brasenose College de la Universidad de Oxford, en Inglaterra, está demandando a la prestigiosa universidad porque la enseñanza “terriblemente mala” y “aburrida” le evitó…
Rank this Week: 153

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Dec 5

    Supreme Court Preview -- Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp.

    Supreme Court Preview -- Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp.
    By Andrew Williams -- On Tuesday, December 6, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments regarding the interpretation of 35 U.S.C. § 271(f)(1), with the pertinent section highlighted: Whoever without authority supplies or causes to be…
  • Dec 4

    IPR Update -- Is Reviewability of Time-Bar Institution Decisions Headed En Banc?

    IPR Update -- Is Reviewability of Time-Bar Institution Decisions Headed En Banc?
    By Andrew Williams -- "It appears to me that en banc consideration is warranted." -- Judge Taranto (concurring in Click-To-Call Technologies, LP v. Oracle Corp.). "I write separately, however, to note that I believe the Supreme Court's…
  • Dec 4

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    December 6, 2016 - "From Chevron to Cuozzo: Practical Impacts of Administrative Law on PTO Proceedings" (Federal Circuit Bar Association) - Boston, MA December 8, 2016 - "Means-Plus-Function Patent Claims After Williamson: Navigating the New…
Rank this Week: 783

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    THIS WAS ALL PREDICTED

    THIS WAS ALL PREDICTED
    Richard Rorty, a philosopher and author, died in 2007. In 1998 Rorty wrote a book entitled "Achieving Our Country."At the turn of the century, Rorty was concerned about the marginalization of the American working class, a condition he…
  • Dec 4

    NFL WEEK 13

    NFL WEEK 13
    SURVIVOR POOLDown goes De La O- an ill-timed pick of the Big Easy Saints  sent the respected jurist and rumoured favourite down in week 13. But well played Judge De La O. Well played indeed. Luvey and Lew marched on with a Packers…
  • Dec 1

    SO, YOU WANT TO BE A JUDGE - Florida Supreme Court - 3rd DCA - Circuit Court .....

    SO, YOU WANT TO BE A JUDGE - Florida Supreme Court - 3rd DCA - Circuit Court .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:SO, YOU WANT TO BE A FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICE .....?As a result of the retirement of Justice James Perry, who has announced his retirement effective December 30, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court’s JNC interviewed…
Rank this Week: 231

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Dec 5

    Banning ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’? Virginia school pulls books after parent’s complaint

    Banning ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’? Virginia school pulls books after parent’s complaint
    “School district in Virginia has pulled copies of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Mark Twain’s classic “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” after a…
  • Dec 5

    PUBLICATION HALTED FOR PROVOCATIVE CHILDREN’S BOOKS PARODY

    PUBLICATION HALTED FOR PROVOCATIVE CHILDREN’S BOOKS PARODY
    “Publication has been halted for a provocative satire of children’s stories, “Bad Little Children’s Books,” which had been criticized by online commenters for poor taste and reinforcing racial and cultural…
  • Dec 5

    Teagle Foundation Announces New Grant Supporting Education at DPLA

    Teagle Foundation Announces New Grant Supporting Education at DPLA
    “The Digital Public Library of America is delighted to announce that it has received a generous $150,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation to extend its work around curated sets of primary source materials for the classroom. For the last…
Rank this Week: 31

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    PHOSITA, the Frankenstein from the US Supreme Court?

    PHOSITA, the Frankenstein from the US Supreme Court?
    The 717Madison blog had a post mentioning the use of the word "Frankenstein" in oral argument at the CAFC.That appellation goes back some time, and the first court "attacked" with this verbiage was the US Supreme Court:Prior to the…
  • Dec 5

    "Motivation to combine" analyzed by CAFC in Dako v. Leica

    "Motivation to combine" analyzed by CAFC in Dako v. Leica
    From the decision:The existence of a motivation to combine is a factualdetermination. Star Sci., Inc. v. R.J. Reynolds TobaccoCo., 655 F.3d 1364, 1374–75 (Fed. Cir. 2011). Under asubstantial evidence standard of review, we must draw…
  • Dec 1

    Microsoft loses appeal of Enfish case at CAFC

    Microsoft loses appeal of Enfish case at CAFC
    From the decision:Enfish, LLC owns U.S. Patent Nos. 6,151,604 and6,163,775, which describe and claim methods and apparatusesfor storing and retrieving data using assertedlyimproved database techniques. In September 2013,Microsoft Corp. filed…
Rank this Week: 164

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Dec 5

    Wrongful Appropriation – Borrowing without Permission

    Wrongful Appropriation – Borrowing without Permission
    If someone is found to be borrowing property that doesn’t belong to them and does it without the owner’s permission it is known as wrongful appropriation. Wrongful appropriation Utah code 76-6-404.5 defines wrongful appropriation…
  • Nov 30

    Impaired Driving – The Reduced DUI Charge for Utah Driver

    Impaired Driving – The Reduced DUI Charge for Utah Driver
    Utah drivers who are arrested for a DUI need to know there’s a chance they may be offered a reduced charge known as impaired driving. Although this charge is slightly better than a DUI, it is best to consult with a criminal defense…
  • Nov 28

    Pedestrian and Others Injured in Dog Attack

    Pedestrian and Others Injured in Dog Attack
    Three women are recovering from injuries after a dog attack which first targeted a pedestrian and then two bystanders who rushed to help. Two animals involved in dog attack 20 year old Sierra Coe of Millville Utah was walking home from the…
Rank this Week: 219

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Dec 5

    500+ UM Faculty Stand Against ‘Hate and Intimidation’

    500+ UM Faculty Stand Against ‘Hate and Intimidation’
    I’m one of the more than 500 signatories to this letter in which UM faculty take a stand against hatred, intimidation, and a “post-truth” world. The letter was written by members of the English Department. Media coverage in…
  • Dec 5

    I Expect We’ll Get Crap Like this Daily

    I Expect We’ll Get Crap Like this Daily
    Donald Trump wants to ‘close up’ the Internet: In a speech at the U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, on Monday, Trump referenced the use by ISIS of social media as a recruitment tool. He recommended a discussion…
  • Dec 5

    This is What an Informer Society Looks Like

    This is What an Informer Society Looks Like
    Miamians Are Going on Twitter to Ask Donald Trump to Deport Their Exes. According to the New Times, “dozens of folks,” many in the Miami area, are tweeting addresses and photos, some cc’ing the police, in the hopes of…
Rank this Week: 33

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    How to Gift Your Firm with More Referrals in 2017

    How to Gift Your Firm with More Referrals in 2017
    The holidays provide an excellent opportunity for attorneys to rededicate themselves to cultivating referrals for the upcoming year. Interestingly, many attorneys fall short when it comes to cultivating referral sources as part of their law…
  • Dec 2

    Plan Now to Grow Your Law Firm in 2017

    Plan Now to Grow Your Law Firm in 2017
    For many law firms, business slows during the holidays. And that makes it a perfect time to review your law practice for ways to grow your law firm in the new year. Start by Asking 3 Questions: Am I on target with my goals? Are my numbers…
  • Nov 30

    FREE Webinar 12/7: Top 10 Mistakes Lawyers Make That Kill Their Intake & Lead Conversion Rate…And How To Fix It Fast!

    FREE Webinar 12/7: Top 10 Mistakes Lawyers Make That Kill Their Intake & Lead Conversion Rate…And How To Fix It Fast!
    Join me on Wednesday, December 7 at 3 p.m. ET/Noon PT for a free Affinity Marketing webinar on the Top 10 Mistakes Lawyers Make That Kill Their Intake & Lead Conversion Rate…And How To Fix It Fast! Lawyers spend a…
Rank this Week: 871

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law issues, cases and news with a focus on Tennessee. By the Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseelawblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Tennessee Law Caps Monetary Damages for Chattanooga Bus Accident Victim

    Tennessee Law Caps Monetary Damages for Chattanooga Bus Accident Victim
    The November 22 Tennessee bus accident which left 6 children dead and critically injured 23 more has impacted every family within the state. Now, families of the children who lost their lives have discovered they can receive no more than…
  • Nov 29

    Crane Operator Awarded 3.4 Million in Construction Injury Lawsuit

    Crane Operator Awarded 3.4 Million in Construction Injury Lawsuit
    Mr. John Robert Williams Jr., was recently awarded 3.4 million dollars in a jury trial. A crane operator, he had filed a lawsuit after suffering a severe brain injury and becoming blind. This construction accident occurred when he was…
  • Nov 27

    New Federal Rule Allows Families to Sue Negligent Nursing Home

    New Federal Rule Allows Families to Sue Negligent Nursing Home
    Great news for families with loved ones in nursing homes or long-term care facilities. A new rule has been issued by the Department of Health and Human Services that will allow for patients in these facilities to file a lawsuit if something…
Rank this Week: 645