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South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • May 3

    Pay CNAs Their True Value

    Pay CNAs Their True Value
    The Boston Globe had a great editorial on the lack of pay for nursing home caregivers related to their true value. CNAs who provide 95% of the direct care to most nursing home residents only get paid on average $11-an-hour in…
  • May 2

    No. 3 killer in the U.S.: Preventable Medical Error

    No. 3 killer in the U.S.: Preventable Medical Error
    HealthcareITNews reported the sad but predictable report showing that deaths caused by medical mistakes is at an all time high.  Preventable medical errors persist as the No. 3 killer in the U.S. – third only to heart disease and…
  • May 1

    Scabs Paid More Than What Protestors Are Requesting

    Scabs Paid More Than What Protestors Are Requesting
    Hundreds of protesters demonstrating outside Consulate Health Care’s properties claim that the $11-an-hour wage they make is barely enough to pay her bills.  Consulate is a profitable nationwide nursing-home chain.…
Rank this Week: 192

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    [with Colleen Chien] Recap of the Berkley Software IP Symposium

    [with Colleen Chien] Recap of the Berkley Software IP Symposium
    Slides and papers from the 20th Annual Berkeley Center for Law and Technology/Berkeley Technology Law Journal Symposium - focused on IP and software are now posted. Colleen Chien and I thought we would discuss a few highlights (with some…
  • Apr 30

    A Trend at Pat Con: Regulating Patents Earlier

    A Trend at Pat Con: Regulating Patents Earlier
    I was thrilled to attend "Pat Con 6" this year at Boston College, thanks to this year's host David Olson, along with Andrew Torrence and David Schwartz.  I noted a trend in several of the papers: many sought, either explicitly or…
  • Apr 28

    Jonathan Masur on Improving Cost-Benefit Analysis at the PTO

    Jonathan Masur on Improving Cost-Benefit Analysis at the PTO
    Federal agencies are required to use cost-benefit analysis (CBA) for all "economically significant" regulations—those with an impact of at least $100 million. Given the economic importance of patents, even small procedural changes at…
Rank this Week: 762

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Call for Submissions: 2016 Journal of Cal Caucu

    Call for Submissions: 2016 Journal of Cal Caucu
    The Journal of the California Caucus of College and University Ombuds is seeking scholarly articles for its 2016 edition. Articles should be focused the varied aspects of Ombuds work in academia, The Journal publishes original theoretical and…
  • May 2

    Job Posting: Georgia State University (Assistant Ombuds)

    Job Posting: Georgia State University (Assistant Ombuds)
    The GSU Office of the Ombudsperson is hiring a full-time Assistant Ombudsperson.  The primary responsibility of the postion is providing conflict management services for over 32,0000 students on four campuses.  In…
  • May 2

    Job Posting: Georgia State University (Associate Director)

    Job Posting: Georgia State University (Associate Director)
    The large public university in Atlanta has reopened its search for an Associate Director for its Office of the Ombudsperson.  The postion will collaborate with the Director (Kelley Alexander), Coordinator, and Campus Conflict…
Rank this Week: 95

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Texas Federal Court Says Device Manufacturer is not a Health Care Provider, but also not a Seller

    Texas Federal Court Says Device Manufacturer is not a Health Care Provider, but also not a Seller
    Sometimes it takes us a while to catch on to things.  This is more than a little embarrassing for a Jersey guy to admit, but while many of our high school classmates were devout Springsteen fans after his first two albums, Greetings…
  • May 2

    Not Hooked on a Feeling, the Eleventh Circuit Upholds Exclusion of Expert

    Not Hooked on a Feeling, the Eleventh Circuit Upholds Exclusion of Expert
    In Witt v. Stryker Corp., 2016 WL 1583816 (11th Cir. Apr. 20, 2016), a Daubert decision in a Stryker knee replacement case, even ipse dixit seemed a bit generous.  Roughly translated, ipse dixit means “he himself said…
  • Apr 29

    Preemption: Oregon Has Not Gone Banana

    Preemption: Oregon Has Not Gone Banana
    Can you get sued over a picture of a banana?  It seems the answer might depend on where you live and probably not in Oregon.  That is one takeaway from a good preemption case that came out of the District of Oregon last week, Henry…
Rank this Week: 128

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    How To Plan a Book Manuscript Workshop

    How To Plan a Book Manuscript Workshop
    In my previous book post, I mentioned an insight that I had gained from a book manuscript workshop -- an event that I put together towards the end of the long book-writing process. A curious reader asked for more information about this, so…
  • May 2

    Romney's "Rights Delayed"

    Romney's "Rights Delayed"
    Charles W. Romney, University of Arkansas-Little Rock, has just published Rights Delayed: The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions, 1935-1950, with the Oxford University Press:Progressive unions flourished in the 1930s by…
  • May 2

    Hiring Update: Newport to UConn History

    Hiring Update: Newport to UConn History
    More good news to report on the hiring front: we have learned that Melanie Newport will be joining the University of Connecticut-Hartford this fall as an Assistant Professor of U.S. History.creditMelanie Newport is currently a Ph.D. candidate…
Rank this Week: 27

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Seen on the way to the Copyright Office hearing

    Seen on the way to the Copyright Office hearing
    Check out the "O" in the Chinatown mural, to the right.  After the Hangover II case, does LV have a cause of action?http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • May 2

    Copyright Office 512 Roundtable: Scope and Impact of Safe Harbor

    Copyright Office 512 Roundtable: Scope and Impact of Safe Harbor
    Scope and Impact of Safe Harbors  Official description: Scope of entities and activities covered by safe harbors; incentives (and disincentives) for creators, copyright owners, online providers, investors, and users; impact on licensing…
  • May 2

    Copyright Office 512 Roundtable: Applicable Legal Standard

    Copyright Office 512 Roundtable: Applicable Legal Standard
    Applicable Legal Standards  Official description: Actual and “red flag” knowledge requirements; financial benefit/right to control test; willful blindness; repeat infringers; good-faith requirements and Lenz;…
Rank this Week: 286

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 596

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 874

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • May 3

    So Many Sources of Information, So Little Time

    So Many Sources of Information, So Little Time
    Private and public records offer a wealth of information to fraud investigators On Balance – The Magazine for Wisconsin CPAs Without information, a fraud investigation goes nowhere. There are abundant sources of information on people…
  • Apr 28

    Five Tips to Start Your Company on the Road to Reducing Fraud

    Five Tips to Start Your Company on the Road to Reducing Fraud
    One of the biggest mistakes small business owners make in relation to fraud prevention at their companies is doing nothing. They often think that fraud prevention is too extensive and too expensive, so they opt to do nothing proactive to…
  • Apr 21

    Using a Forensic Accountant in Tax Cases (Civil or Criminal)

    Using a Forensic Accountant in Tax Cases (Civil or Criminal)
    Why should a taxpayer use the services of a forensic accountant when being audited or under criminal investigation? Tracy Coenen talks about the expertise a forensic accountant can bring to the case, specifically in evaluating the methods…
Rank this Week: 129

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 3

    WSJ:Latest ABA Data Show Declining Job Prospects For Law School Graduate

    WSJ:Latest ABA Data Show Declining Job Prospects For Law School Graduate
    Wall Street Journal Law Blog, Law School Graduate Employment Data Shows Decline in Legal Jobs: In recent months, we’ve seen signs of an emerging recovery in the legal education market. Newly released employment statistics for the Class…
  • May 3

    Crawford:The Best Estate & Gift Tax Articles Of 2014 & 2015

    Crawford:The Best Estate & Gift Tax Articles Of 2014 & 2015
    Bridget J. Crawford (Pace), Two Years' Worth of Estate and Gift Tax Law Review Articles, 151 Tax Notes 215 (Apr. 11, 2016): Legal scholarship produced by law professors can be of great use to tax practitioners and policymakers. In the Tax…
  • May 3

    Grit And Legal Education:Female Students Are Grittier Than Male Student

    Grit And Legal Education:Female Students Are Grittier Than Male Student
    Emily Zimmerman (Drexel) & Leah Brogan (Drexel), Grit and Legal Education, 36 Pace L. Rev. 114 (2015): Although research indicates that grit predicts successful performance in a variety of contexts, grit is underexplored in the context of…
Rank this Week: 22

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

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

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

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • May 3

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-05-02

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-05-02
    Copyright Tribunal favours Commercial Radio in streaming case https://t.co/XmFtPC8Pdu -> Copyright is Free Speech https://t.co/VdhDdCnMgT -> Google’s massive database diminishes copyright security for books https://t.co/5F8oQMhL4y…
  • May 2

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-05-01

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-05-01
    Toronto author sends copy of Anne Frank's Diary to German pirate, after copyright complaints https://t.co/ztQfUSf3wv -> Toronto author sends Anne Frank's diary to German politician after copyright complaints https://t.co/9KxvMprXGO ->…
  • May 1

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-04-30

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-04-30
    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-04-23 https://t.co/aazIdIbz2G -> Top News Stories for Today – April 23 https://t.co/B5DyddqEdw -> Jaron Lanier: Big Tech is worse than Big Oil https://t.co/WzqaonoUab -> Canadian…
Rank this Week: 821

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 3

    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 and writing, practice, and technology. Research & Writing Go Gender Neutral Neil Guthrie Strive…
  • May 3

    Confuciu

    Confuciu
    Who was Confucius? See the book Confucius: And the World he Created by Michael Schuman (2015). Many of the words and phrases below are those of Michael Schuman. Confucius was born in China in 551 B.C. and died in 479 B.C. He was a teacher,…
  • May 2

    Of Smartphones in an Age of Privacy Breaches and Paranoia

    Of Smartphones in an Age of Privacy Breaches and Paranoia
    “Several were almost tharn—that is, in that state of staring, glazed paralysis that comes over terrified or exhausted rabbits, so that they sit and watch their enemies—weasels or humans—approach to take their…
Rank this Week: 32

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • May 3

    China Due Diligence and China Business License

    China Due Diligence and China Business License
    Our China lawyers are always asking our clients to secure a copy of their Chinese counter-party’s China business license because a quick review of that license so often provides us with valuable information. I was reminded of that today…
  • May 2

    China and The Internet of Things: Who Owns What?

    China and The Internet of Things: Who Owns What?
    China (Shenzhen mostly) remains the primary destination for manufacturing of small electronic consumer products. And since Internet of Things (IoT) products are red hot, this means our China lawyers are getting a steady diet of…
  • May 1

    Who Should Sign Your China OEM Agreement? Not Some Hong Kong Company if You Can Help It

    Who Should Sign Your China OEM Agreement? Not Some Hong Kong Company if You Can Help It
    Got the below great comment/question today: I would love to see you write about Taiwan / HK being “not” China, but from a different perspective. What advice do you give to a foreign company that plans to engage TW-based (or truly…
Rank this Week: 154

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Don't Stand By

    Don't Stand By
    Earlier this year WorkCompCentral published "The Uncompensated Worker: Financial Impact of Work Comp on Households" which reviewed from a very broad perspective the effect an industrial injury has on the prototypical American blue collar…
  • May 2

    Why Work Comp

    Why Work Comp
    Along with changing its image and brand, the International Association of Industrial Accidents Boards and Commissions (aka IAIABC as part of its brand identity realignment) is publishing a new magazine that it says should challenge…
  • Apr 29

    It's That Simple

    It's That Simple
    Just yesterday I posted about Texas attorney fees and the debate in that state about adequacy.And I previously I opined that 2016 was the year of Comp versus Constitution.The Florida Supreme Court yesterday blended the two, finding that…
Rank this Week: 674

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 82

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • May 3

    Trust Indentures: 28-Firm White Paper

    Trust Indentures: 28-Firm White Paper
    This 28-Firm White Paper provides guidance that should facilitate the closing of certain debt restructurings and indenture amendments in the wake of two recent court decisions that interpreted Section 316(b) of the Trust Indenture Act as…
  • May 2

    Registration Statement Due Diligence: What Are Current Practices?

    Registration Statement Due Diligence: What Are Current Practices?
    Brink Dickerson of Troutman Sanders was wondering about how practices have evolved – or eroded – for bolstering the “due diligence” defense available to directors under Section 11(b)(3) of the 1933 Act. It seems that…
  • Apr 29

    Non-GAAP Disclosures: The Gloves Are Off

    Non-GAAP Disclosures: The Gloves Are Off
    Companies have been making non-GAAP disclosures for quite some time now. Perhaps spurred by recent remarks from SEC Chair White, SEC Commissioner Stein (remarks during PCAOB budget meeting) and SEC Chief Accountant Schnurr, it appears that…
Rank this Week: 837

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/
  • May 3

    Bringing Values Back

    Bringing Values Back
    Cecilia Klingele, The Promises and Perils of Evidence-Based Corrections, 91 Notre Dame L. Rev. 101 (2015).Mary FanTo build coalitions on controversial issues where worldviews collide, you have to search for common or at least less…
  • May 2

    Process Failure on the Road to Obergefell

    Process Failure on the Road to Obergefell
    Josh Blackman and Howard M. Wasserman, The Process of Marriage Equality, 43 Hastings Const. L.Q. 243 (2016), available at SSRN.Kevin C. WalshIn The Process of Marriage Equality, Josh Blackman and Howard Wasserman provide a chronicle and…
  • Apr 29

    A Right to Participate in the Electoral Proce

    A Right to Participate in the Electoral Proce
    Robert Yablon, Voting, Spending, and the Right to Participate, available at SSRN.Jessica Bulman-PozenIn McCutcheon v. FEC, Chief Justice Roberts described campaign contributions as a form of participation in electoral politics. His plurality…
Rank this Week: 521

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/
Rank this Week: 855

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    TTABlog Test: Is FLIP'N CHICKEN Confusable with FRICKIN' for Restaurant Services?

    TTABlog Test: Is FLIP'N CHICKEN Confusable with FRICKIN' for Restaurant Services?
    Fricker's opposed Samar Haddad's application to register the mark FLIP'N CHICKEN for "restaurant services, restaurants featuring home delivery, and take-out restaurant services" [CHICKEN disclaimed], claiming a likelihood of confusion with…
  • May 2

    Precedential No. 13: TTAB Dismisses 2(d) Claim but Finds MINIMELTS Merely Descriptive of Pharmaceutical

    Precedential No. 13: TTAB Dismisses 2(d) Claim but Finds MINIMELTS Merely Descriptive of Pharmaceutical
    The Board rendered a split decision in this opposition to registration of the marks MINIMELTS and MINI-MELTS for "pharmaceutical preparations for use as an expectorant." It dismissed opposer's Section 2(d) claim of likely confusion with the…
  • Apr 30

    TTAB Posts May 2016 Hearing Schedule

    TTAB Posts May 2016 Hearing Schedule
    The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled three (III) oral hearings for the month of May, as listed below. The hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building, in Alexandria, Virginia. Briefs and other papers for these…
Rank this Week: 135

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • May 3

    Latest twist on standard of review in Aarhus case

    Latest twist on standard of review in Aarhus case
    R (o.t.a. Dilner) v. Sheffield City Council [2016] EWHC 945 (Admin), Gilbart J, 27 April 2016, read judgment A quick note on the latest Aarhus Convention point to come before the domestic courts. In November 2015, I…
  • May 3

    Hillsborough and Human Rights – The Round-up

    Hillsborough and Human Rights – The Round-up
    In the news The families of the 96 people who died at Hillsborough in 1989 have been vindicated at last, following a 27-year long fight for justice. An inquest jury has returned a conclusion of “unlawful killing”, in a damning…
  • Apr 28

    Ex-pats challenge to the EU referendum voting rule

    Ex-pats challenge to the EU referendum voting rule
    Schindler and MacLennan v. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs [2016] EWHC 957, Divisional Court 28 April 2016 – read judgment An interesting, albeit…
Rank this Week: 211

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • May 3

    A Novel One: Gannett’s “Just Vote No” Campaign = Merger Talks?

    A Novel One: Gannett’s “Just Vote No” Campaign = Merger Talks?
    Is it novel for a wannabe acquiror to put pressure on a target by running a ‘withhold’ campaign? Yes, it’s very unusual. There may have been others, but not that I can think of. The intro from this WSJ article explains the…
  • May 2

    Webcast: “M&A Research – Nuts & Bolts”

    Webcast: “M&A Research – Nuts & Bolts”
    Tune in tomorrow for the webcast – “M&A Research: Nuts & Bolts” – to hear Cooley’s Mutya Harsch; Wachtell Lipton’s Susan Hesse; White & Case’s Dan Kessler; Foley & Lardner’s Ben…
  • Apr 28

    Shareholder Activism: Trend Towards Targeting Larger Companie

    Shareholder Activism: Trend Towards Targeting Larger Companie
    Here’s a recent report from FactSet that shows the trend toward activism at large- and mega-cap companies. Here’s an excerpt from the report: The number of activist campaigns launched against Mega cap (greater than $50 billion in…
Rank this Week: 660

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • May 3

    Three Simple Steps to Smarter Advertising Decision

    Three Simple Steps to Smarter Advertising Decision
    Information sitting in your law firm's case management software can help you make better-informed marketing decisions — including where and when to advertise. Most firms have the information they need. It's just a matter of making a…
  • May 3

    Three Simple Steps to Smarter Advertising Decision

    Three Simple Steps to Smarter Advertising Decision
    Information sitting in your law firm's case management software can help you make better-informed marketing decisions — including where and when to advertise. Most firms have the information they need. It's just a matter of making a…
  • May 2

    LEAP – One System to Manage Your Solo and Small Law Firm

    LEAP – One System to Manage Your Solo and Small Law Firm
    LEAP can increase law office billing by as much as 30 percent because the system facilitates capturing every service provided to the client  — and that makes the investment well worth the money. Focused on Serving Small Law Firms…
Rank this Week: 440

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 3

    Landlords Cannot Refuse to Rent to Criminals, Says Obama HUD

    Landlords Cannot Refuse to Rent to Criminals, Says Obama HUD
    Widespread Racial Disparities In Criminal Justice System Justifies New Policy Last week the Obama administration released new controversial Fair Housing guidelines telling the nation’s landlords that it may be discriminatory for…
  • Apr 28

    Landlord’s Failure To Pay $3.26 Security Deposit Interest Stops Eviction, SJC Rule

    Landlord’s Failure To Pay $3.26 Security Deposit Interest Stops Eviction, SJC Rule
    Landlords Cry Foul Over Ruling In a ruling which reaffirms Massachusetts’ place as one of the most landlord-unfriendly jurisdictions in the country, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled yesterday that a landlord’s minor security…
  • Apr 5

    Housing Court Expansion Plan Gains Political Traction

    Housing Court Expansion Plan Gains Political Traction
    Gov. Baker Earmarks $1M for Expansion The Housing Court expansion plan to have statewide coverage has been gaining political momentum, but whether the plan will receive the long-term funding it needs to make it a reality remains a question…
Rank this Week: 500

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/
  • May 3

    Simple Majority Voting And The Magna Carta

    Simple Majority Voting And The Magna Carta
    Some activists are continuing to submit stockholder proposals seeking the implementation of “simple majority voting”.  For example,  Morgan Stanley’s 2016 proxy statement includes the following…
  • May 2

    Why Delaware Corporations Should Worry About California Law When Making Dividend

    Why Delaware Corporations Should Worry About California Law When Making Dividend
    When paying a dividend to shareholders, California corporations are subject to Chapter 5 of the California Corporations Code.  Corporations incorporated in Delaware and other states may also be subject to Chapter 5 if they meet the…
  • Apr 29

    Plaintiffs Find California Courts Congenial To Section 11 Action

    Plaintiffs Find California Courts Congenial To Section 11 Action
    Muttering About Mottoes The official motto of the State of California is “Eureka”.  Cal. Gov’t Code § 420.5.  The word is a transliteration of the Greek word εὕρηκα which is…
Rank this Week: 284

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
Rank this Week: 496

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • May 3

    Fingerprint ID Security On SmartPhones Can Be Dangerou

    Fingerprint ID Security On SmartPhones Can Be Dangerou
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • May 3

    RadioShack TRS-80 - These Were Computer

    RadioShack TRS-80 - These Were Computer
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • May 3

    I Can Use The New Google Keyboard With One Hand Tied Behind My Back

    I Can Use The New Google Keyboard With One Hand Tied Behind My Back
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 264

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • May 3

    Pending Supreme Court Patent Cases 2016 (May 3 Update)

    Pending Supreme Court Patent Cases 2016 (May 3 Update)
    by Dennis Crouch Laches: The Supreme Court granted SCA’s writ of certiorari on the question of whether laches defense applies to block back-damages in patent cases. The Federal Circuit says “yes” while the Supreme Court…
  • May 2

    Supreme Court to Review (and likely Reject) Laches as a Defense in Patent Infringement Case

    Supreme Court to Review (and likely Reject) Laches as a Defense in Patent Infringement Case
    by Dennis Crouch The Supreme Court has granted SCA Hygeine’s petition for writ of certiorari with merits briefing over the summer and a likely fall 2016 hearing on the question: Whether and to what extent the defense of laches may bar a…
  • Apr 29

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain
    Joseph Herndon: Qualtrics v. OpinionLab Steve Brachmann: IP Litigation Report Shows Downward Trends In Patent, File Sharing Copyright And IPR Cases Eric Caligiuri: Court Orders Plaintiff To Pay Defendants’ $8 Million In Attorney’s…
Rank this Week: 331

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • May 3

    Argentinian Telecoms (and Credit Cards) Ordered to Block UBER App

    Argentinian Telecoms (and Credit Cards) Ordered to Block UBER App
    Argentina is in the midst of an inflamed debate on the lawfulness of UBER services. The last stage of the UBER affair—previously visiting cities like Milan or Paris—occurred in Buenos Aires. Finally, a number of orders from…
  • Apr 26

    State-Level Cyber Security Efforts: Commissions, Boards, Working Groups and Task Force

    State-Level Cyber Security Efforts: Commissions, Boards, Working Groups and Task Force
    States have reacted to increased concern about cyber threats and cyber security in numerous ways.  They've created new security organizations to do analysis and outreach.  They've created plans and procedures to respond to cyber…
  • Apr 20

    DMCA Classic, DMCA Turbo: Major new empirical research on notice and takedown operation

    DMCA Classic, DMCA Turbo: Major new empirical research on notice and takedown operation
    Good data about Notice and Takedown can be hard to find. Jennifer Urban and Laura Quilter’s seminal 2006 study has long been the gold standard, combining rigorous number-crunching with what must have been incredibly tedious substantive…
Rank this Week: 907

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/
  • May 3

    Chronically Critically Ill and Stable

    Chronically Critically Ill and Stable
    The New York Times ran an article by a doctor, When the Patient Won’t Ever Get Better, which illustrates a difficult scenario for patients and families. A patient, doing well, is hospitalized for some condition, surgery may occur and…
  • May 1

    Go For A Walk Outside-Nature Increases Length of Life!

    Go For A Walk Outside-Nature Increases Length of Life!
    We've all been reading the articles about global warming and the impact on the planet, and on us. Although Earth Day is a couple of weeks past us, there's even more reason to think about the future of the planet....
  • Apr 29

    Is Nursing Home Operator Entitled to Bar Plaintiff Firm's Use of Finger-Pointing Ads?

    Is Nursing Home Operator Entitled to Bar Plaintiff Firm's Use of Finger-Pointing Ads?
    It seems nursing home operators are calling upon some of the same "trade practice" laws they are sometimes accused of violating, in an effort to thwart what the operators see as misleading advertising by personal injury attorneys.…
Rank this Week: 378

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 110

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • May 3

    C. Botulinum, a Nasty Bug

    C. Botulinum, a Nasty Bug
    Botulism is a rare, life-threatening paralytic illness caused by neurotoxins produced by an anaerobic, gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium, Clostridium botulinum. Unlike Clostridium perfringens, which requires the ingestion of large…
  • Apr 25

    Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish Recalled

    Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish Recalled
    Krasnyi Oktyabr Inc. in Brooklyn, NY, is recalling Vobla (Roach) Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish and Bream Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause…
  • Apr 24

    Salmonella Recall: Organic Spiced Herbal Tea

    Salmonella Recall: Organic Spiced Herbal Tea
    CVS Pharmacy® announced today that it has voluntarily recalled select cases of Gold Emblem Abound™ Organic Spiced Herbal Tea following notification from the manufacturer that the product is potentially contaminated…
Rank this Week: 96

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • May 3

    Links for 2016-05-02 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-05-02 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Apr 30

    Links for 2016-04-29 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-04-29 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Apr 20

    Links for 2016-04-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-04-19 [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: 322

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • May 2

    Full List of 2015 Bar Exam Passers; Top 10

    Full List of 2015 Bar Exam Passers; Top 10
    On 3 May 2016, the Supreme Court released the results of the 2015 bar examinations. Here is the list of the Top 10, followed by the full list of successful examinees. Congratulations! TOP 10: 1st Place: MIRANDA, RACHEL ANGELI B. (University…
  • May 14

    Regulation of Ride-Sharing Services, Transportation Network Vehicle Service

    Regulation of Ride-Sharing Services, Transportation Network Vehicle Service
    [Note: On 8 May 2015, Secretary Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya of the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) issued Department Order No. 2015-011, amending Department Order No. 97-1092 to promote mobility. Among the amendment is the…
  • Apr 8

    When the Use of Aliases Violates the Law

    When the Use of Aliases Violates the Law
    “Iqbal’s alleged use of aliases violates law — solon,” states the caption of a news article, referring to the allegation of Davao City Representative Carlo Nogales that the use of an alias by MILF Spokesman Mohagher…
Rank this Week: 990

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • May 2

    Contra demandan a Grumpy Cat

    Contra demandan a Grumpy Cat
    En diciembre del año pasado los dueños de Tander Sauce, más conocido como el famoso Grumpy Cat, demandaron a un fabricante de café por violar sus derechos de autor y marca al hacer uso de los mismos sin…
  • May 2

    Investigan al mayor motor de búsquedas de China por fallecimiento de estudiante

    Investigan al mayor motor de búsquedas de China por fallecimiento de estudiante
    En China, la autoridad que vigila el ciberespacio, anunció que junto con las autoridades de industria y comercio, han iniciado investigación en contra de Baidu, el motor de búsqueda más grande e importante del…
  • May 2

    Tribunal laboral en Francia revisa demanda por “aburrimiento”

    Tribunal laboral en Francia revisa demanda por “aburrimiento”
    La corte laboral de París, Francia, Conseil de Prud’hommes, empezó a revisar el día de ayer un caso de “aburrimiento” que ha llamado la atención no solo porque se acusa al patrón de haber…
Rank this Week: 167

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 750

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • May 2

    Amici Support Certiorari in Sequenom v. Ariosa

    Amici Support Certiorari in Sequenom v. Ariosa
    By Donald Zuhn –- In response to Sequenom's March 21 petition for certiorari seeking Supreme Court review of the Federal Circuit's decision in Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc. (see "Sequenom Petitions for Certiorari"), a total…
  • May 1

    USPTO Seeks Comments on New Patent Quality Metric

    USPTO Seeks Comments on New Patent Quality Metric
    By Donald Zuhn –- In a notice published in the Federal Register (81 Fed. Reg. 16142) last month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced that new patent quality metrics were being designed for use in FY2017 and that the Office…
  • May 1

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    May 4, 2016 - "POPRs and the New PTAB Final Rules: Maximizing the Impact of POPRs in IPR Petitions" (Strafford) - 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT) May 4, 2016 - "Protection 360: The interplay between patent protection, licensing, and trade secret…
Rank this Week: 71

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 714

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 547

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • May 2

    Workers' Rights and Protection - an International Perspective

    Workers' Rights and Protection - an International Perspective
    Today's panels at the ABA International LEL Committee conference in Hong Kong have featured a plethora of folks advocating for workers' rights all over the world, including: . . Matt Friedman, Mekong Club -- a group of companies coming…
  • May 1

    Hong Kong, LEL, and the Rule of Law

    Hong Kong, LEL, and the Rule of Law
    I'm in Hong Kong this week (with Marley Weiss) for the ABA International Labor/Employment Law Conference. It's early in the conference yet, but I have been struck by how much of the discussion so far has focused on how labor/employment...
  • Apr 26

    Deflategate, Collective Bargaining, and Arbitration

    Deflategate, Collective Bargaining, and Arbitration
    Lisa Gelernter (SUNY-Buffalo, and a Bills fan) writes to share her take on the Second Circuit’s decision upholding the four-game suspension of Tom Brady of the Patriots for the deflate-gate scandal. [Side note: all the NFL's footballs are…
Rank this Week: 101

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • May 2

    Journalism Is Not a Crime

    Journalism Is Not a Crime
    Journalism is not a crime, yet the principles of free speech and a free press are threatened right across the world. To mark World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, we’re highlighting nine cases of journalists who have been locked up,…
  • Apr 29

    Making for a Just World

    Making for a Just World
    In Canvases of Courage, a documentary about artists working to advance global human rights, Jérôme Lagarrigue 96 IL (above) speaks about how his own experience surviving a hate crime in the 1980s inspired him to advocate for…
  • Apr 28

    CIA Torture Just Got One Step Closer to Facing Accountability

    CIA Torture Just Got One Step Closer to Facing Accountability
    In an unprecedented victory for torture accountability, the U.S. Justice Department decided not to block a private lawsuit from going forward, and to actually allow survivors and victims of CIA torture to have their their day in court.
Rank this Week: 46

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • May 2

    State Bar of Texas President-Elect campaign

    State Bar of Texas President-Elect campaign
    Due to State Bar campaigning rules I haven't been able to say anything about this on the weblog before now - all activity has to be on dedicated campaign internet and social media websites - but back in December my...
  • Apr 29

    EDTX denies plaintiff's motion for "exceptional case" under 285 after willful infringement verdict

    EDTX denies plaintiff's motion for "exceptional case" under 285 after willful infringement verdict
    Last year a jury in Judge Richard Schell's court in Plano returned a verdict for the plaintiff in Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions v. Intersil Corp., 4:08cv0451, a complex breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, tortious…
  • Apr 28

    Five (or Six) More Patent Verdict

    Five (or Six) More Patent Verdict
    Have been out of the office a lot lately doing lawyer-like things and needed to catch up on recent patent verdicts. I posted previously on the first four of the year, with the second ending the string of six defense...
Rank this Week: 201

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 2

    "Va. Supreme Court rules same-sex couples equal in divorce law"

    "Va. Supreme Court rules same-sex couples equal in divorce law"
    "Va. Supreme Court rules same-sex couples equal in divorce law": Graham Moomaw of The Richmond Times-Dispatch has this report. Tom Jackman of The Washington Post reports that "Va. Supreme Court recognizes unmarried same-sex couples are legal…
  • May 2

    "A Kickback Is a Conspiracy to Extort Yourself. Wait, What?"

    "A Kickback Is a Conspiracy to Extort Yourself. Wait, What?"
    "A Kickback Is a Conspiracy to Extort Yourself. Wait, What?" Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
  • May 2

    "On Judging Judges"

    "On Judging Judges"
    "On Judging Judges": Mark Herrmann has this post today at "Above the Law."
Rank this Week: 14

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • May 2

    Teaching to our student

    Teaching to our student
    It’s that time of the year when we are all involved in our favorite activities: writing and grading exams. For many of us, we’re relieved that exam time only comes at the end of the semester. But does that best serve our…
  • May 2

    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 66, Number 2, Spring 2016

    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 66, Number 2, Spring 2016
    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 66, Number 2, Spring 2016 ARTICLES An Economic Analysis Of Waiver Of Tort In Negligence Actions Edward M Iacobucci and Michael J Trebilcock The Inhospitable Court Elaine Craig Disgorgement:…
  • Apr 30

    Introducing Guest Blogger Nancy E. Dowd

    Introducing Guest Blogger Nancy E. Dowd
    I am delighted to welcome Professor Nancy E. Dowd who will be joining us for a guest visit this month.  Professor Dowd holds the David H. Levin Chair in Family Law at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law.  Professor…
Rank this Week: 29

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 915

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 2

    HEGSETH'S IN THE ARENA

    HEGSETH'S IN THE ARENA
    Join Us for a Book Discussion Featuring Army Veteran and Fox News Contributor Pete Hegseth Hegseth's new book In the Arena is a contemporary update to Theodore Roosevelt's iconic 'man in the arena' speech and illustrates…
  • May 2

    IN MEMORIAM: ROBERT J. GIUFFRA, SR.

    IN MEMORIAM: ROBERT J. GIUFFRA, SR.
    We are sorry to share the news of the passing of Robert J. Giuffra Sr. father of NYSTLA DirectorThomas Guiffra of Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra, LLP. Robert J., of Bronxville, New York and Otis, Massachusetts. Beloved…
  • May 2

    OHEP?

    OHEP?
    HOPE?
Rank this Week: 8