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IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 401

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 30

    AI: Evidence of war crimes by Israel in retaliation for captured soldier

    AI: Evidence of war crimes by Israel in retaliation for captured soldier
    [JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [official website] on Wednesday released a report [official report] that points to evidence of war crimes committed by Israel in the August 2014 retaliation for the capture of an Israeli soldier by Hamas…
  • Jul 30

    Appeals court rules letter to abortion clinic not necessarily protected speech

    Appeals court rules letter to abortion clinic not necessarily protected speech
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit [official website] on Tuesday overturned [opinion, PDF] a summary decision that an anti-abortion activist’s letter was protected speech under the First Amendment [LII backgrounder].…
  • Jul 30

    US Congressman indicted on corruption charge

    US Congressman indicted on corruption charge
    [JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Wednesday announced [press release] the indictment of US Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) [official website] for his alleged role in a racketeering conspiracy. Fattah, along…
Rank this Week: 10

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 80

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Jul 30

    DOJ files for cert in Newman

    DOJ files for cert in Newman
    Since the financial crisis in 2008, the DOJ has been teaching yet another generation of insider traders the important lesson that one shall not trade on confidential inside information. However, that campaign took a big - one might say…
  • Jul 27

    Crown jewels making a comeback

    Crown jewels making a comeback
    Christina Sautter has a new paper - Fleecing the Family Jewels, which is set to appear in the Tulane Law Review. The paper argues that crown jewel deal protections have made a comeback in recent years and reminds us why...
  • Jul 20

    Tenure Voting System

    Tenure Voting System
    Lynne Dallas and Jordan Barry have posted an interesting paper on tenure voting, or what they call time phased voting. Some of you will recognize tenure voting systems from the J.M. Smuckers experience (described in a recent WSJ piece) and...
Rank this Week: 301

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Jul 30

    Trainwreck and Hate Crimes Against Women

    Trainwreck and Hate Crimes Against Women
    I may have a limited imagination, but it never occurred to me that anyone would deny that the murders in Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church were racially motivated. I did not even think Fox News could be so clueless.…
  • Jul 27

    "Push Within Religions for Gay Marriage Gets Little Attention"

    "Push Within Religions for Gay Marriage Gets Little Attention"
    That's the title of an article in the "On Religion" column that appears every Saturday in the New York Times. The article, by Samuel G. Freedman, will be of great interest to RLL readers. Here.
  • Jul 25

    Japanese Catholic Bishops on the 70th Anniversary of World War II

    Japanese Catholic Bishops on the 70th Anniversary of World War II
    70 Years after the War Blessed are the peacemakers – Now especially, peace must not depend upon weapons To our Brothers and Sisters in Christ and to All Who Wish for Peace The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan issued messages…
Rank this Week: 444

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 757

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Firefighters Injured, Truck Driver Killed in Irving, Texas Highway Crash

    Firefighters Injured, Truck Driver Killed in Irving, Texas Highway Crash
    Pictured above: A scene from the accident  Over the weekend, a tragic accident occurred on Texas 183 that left one truck driver dead and several firefighters injured. The accident began when police and firefighters responded to an…
  • Jul 29

    Women Hit & Killed by Dump Truck in Union City, New Jersey

    Women Hit & Killed by Dump Truck in Union City, New Jersey
    Pictured above: The dump truck after the accident  Yesterday morning, an unidentified victim was struck by a dump truck in Union City, New Jersey. The accident happened on North Marginal Highway on the Route 495 West Service Road at Park…
  • Jul 27

    The Role of Morcellators in Spreading Cancer During Hysterectomie

    The Role of Morcellators in Spreading Cancer During Hysterectomie
    More recently, a significant number of women and theirs families have brought lawsuits against various manufacturers after doctors used laparoscopic power morcellators during their hysterectomies. These individuals allege that these devices…
Rank this Week: 450

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jul 30

    Ombudsman cites ‘recurring concerns’ with Office of Public Guardian and Trustee

    Ombudsman cites ‘recurring concerns’ with Office of Public Guardian and Trustee
    Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin’s annual report cites “recurring concerns” around the way the Ministry of the Attorney General’s Office of Public Guardian and Trustee treats its vulnerable clients. Marin’s report…
  • Jul 30

    Legal news roundup - July 30, 2015

    Legal news roundup - July 30, 2015
    Canada Mohamed Fahmy verdict postponed, Canadian Press Detained man's family fights for his release from UAE jail, Canadian Press Expats hope Supreme Court will hear their case on voting rights, Canadian Press   United States Rolling…
  • Jul 29

    New legal aid clinic funding flowing outside city core

    New legal aid clinic funding flowing outside city core
    As Legal Aid Ontario expands eligibility for legal aid, it says it will provide new funding to clinics based on the needs of the particular areas they serve. Today LAO announced it will provide $1.5 million in funding to support legal…
Rank this Week: 132

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Appropriation, Mark Twain Style

    Appropriation, Mark Twain Style
    Via @ArsScripta  Andrew Newman, Stony Brook University, and Brandi So (PhD, Stony Brook, University) have published “It Couldn’t Be Robbery To Steal That”: Artistic Appropriation and Twain's "Jumping Frog."  at 42…
  • Jul 29

    Before Ferguson

    Before Ferguson
    Rigel Christine Oliveri, University of Missouri School of Law (Columbia), is publishing Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis in the Missouri Law Review. Here is the abstract. The events of fall…
  • Jul 29

    The Supreme Court and the Extraterrorial Application of State Law, 1850-1940

    The Supreme Court and the Extraterrorial Application of State Law, 1850-1940
    Clyde S. Spillenger, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, has published Risk Regulation, Extraterritoriality, and Domicile: The Constitutionalization of American Choice of Law, 1850-1940 in volume 62 of the UCLA Law Review.…
Rank this Week: 293

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Jul 30

    Our Top 10 “Wet Hot PopTort Summer” Recommendation

    Our Top 10 “Wet Hot PopTort Summer” Recommendation
    Well as usual, we’re about to embark on a long overdue summer vacation. But before we do, we thought we’d share our Top 10 List for a fun time this summer. OK maybe not exactly “fun.” But safe. 1. If...
  • Jul 28

    Commemorating a Tragedy that Changed Tort Law

    Commemorating a Tragedy that Changed Tort Law
    Most of you probably don’t remember this, but 70 years ago today, a plane crashed into the Empire State Building. Here’s what happened: It was the waning days of World War II, and a B-25 bomber was flying a routine...
  • Jul 23

    Congress, Go Home

    Congress, Go Home
    It’s time for Congress to go home, stand in the corner and think about what they did (or maybe almost did). (I'm paraphrasing here our new national crusader and peacemaker, the all-powerful Taylor Swift. Maybe she'll have some…
Rank this Week: 835

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Jul 30

    Multiple Vehicle Accident

    Multiple Vehicle Accident
    Being involved in a car accident is always a stressful time. The psychological trauma can take significant time to wear off, you may be dealing with painful injuries that interfere with your everyday life, and your car may be totaled or need…
  • Jul 29

    Construction Zone Accident

    Construction Zone Accident
    Any unexpected circumstance can be a hazard while driving, including changing road conditions caused by construction zones. Every year, tens of thousands of car accidents happen in road work zones. Most only end in property damage, but others…
  • Jul 28

    Sports Injuries Involving Children

    Sports Injuries Involving Children
    The next generation is ours to protect. We must take every step we can to make the world a safe and accessible place for young people as they grow and develop. Because of their rough and tumble lifestyle, many children suffer preventable…
Rank this Week: 992

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 698

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    Leadership changes at @AZStateBar

    Leadership changes at @AZStateBar
    Some organizational moves at the State Bar of Arizona: As you probably know, the new President of the Bar took his leadership position at the close of the June Convention. At that time, we offered congratulations to Bryan Chambers, from…
  • Jul 29

    Federal Indian law expert to speak at @HeardMuseum August 7

    Federal Indian law expert to speak at @HeardMuseum August 7
    Today I share some news about an upcoming event that touches on Indian law. The author of a book that explains the complexities of federal Indian law and tribes’ and their members’ relationships with each other and with…
  • Jul 28

    Insight regarding Americans With Disabilities Act anniversary via @ShopABA @MorrisonASU @azcentral @azatty

    Insight regarding Americans With Disabilities Act anniversary via @ShopABA @MorrisonASU @azcentral @azatty
    Yesterday, I pointed you toward a few news stories regarding the 25th anniversary of passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Today, I suggest some additional resources and reading. Begin with an insightful op-ed by Erica McFadden.…
Rank this Week: 918

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Mortgage Modification Representative Pleads Guilty

    Mortgage Modification Representative Pleads Guilty
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jonathan Lyons, 53, a former sales representative at a company purporting to provide mortgage modification services, Rockville Center, New York, pled guilty in Manhattan federal court for his role in a…
  • Jul 30

    Was Irvine house-flipping business a Ponzi scheme?

    Was Irvine house-flipping business a Ponzi scheme?
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. A co-owner of a real estate firm based in Irvine and Long Beach set up a Ponzi scheme to pay off old investors while continuing to recruit new ones for a plan to flip distressed apartment buildings during the Great…
  • Jul 30

    Broker tells his side against Irving Fryar and mother

    Broker tells his side against Irving Fryar and mother
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. A financial broker who is serving time in federal prison in connection with a $2 million mortgage scheme took the stand Wednesday in the conspiracy trial of ex-Eagle Irving Fryar and his mother, Allene McGhee, in the…
Rank this Week: 3

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Jul 30

    Senate Recognizes Whistleblower Appreciation Day

    Senate Recognizes Whistleblower Appreciation Day
    Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. July 30, 2015. Today, by a unanimous resolution the U.S. Senate declared July 30th as “National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.” The resolution comes on the anniversary of the first ever…
  • Jul 29

    May 2015 SEC Whistleblower Awards List

    May 2015 SEC Whistleblower Awards List
    The SEC Office of the Whistleblower post Notices of Covered Action where a final judgment or order, by itself or together with other prior judgments or orders in the same action issued after July 21, 2010, results in monetary…
  • Jul 28

    Senators Set to Speak at First Congressional Celebration for Whistleblower

    Senators Set to Speak at First Congressional Celebration for Whistleblower
    Washington, D.C. July 28, 2015. On July 30th, seven senators will come together for the first time to publicly celebrate our nation’s whistleblowers. The celebration, hosted by the National Whistleblower Center, is being held on…
Rank this Week: 273

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 756

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

Summarizes environmental decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Organized Village of Kake v. USDA

    Organized Village of Kake v. USDA
    <> Organized Village of Kake v. USDA - 7/29/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 11-35517. The en banc [full] court affirmed the district court's summary judgment in…
  • Jul 29

    EME Homer City Generation, L.P v. EPA

    EME Homer City Generation, L.P v. EPA
    <> EME Homer City Generation, L.P v. EPA – 7/28/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 11-1302. Consolidated with dozens of other cases. This major case involves the Clean Air Act…
  • Jul 28

    Chinatown Neighborhood Association v. Harri

    Chinatown Neighborhood Association v. Harri
    <> Chinatown Neighborhood Association v. Harris - 7/27/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 14-15781. The panel affirmed the district court's dismissal of…
Rank this Week: 660

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 25

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

Provides national and international environmental law news. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Sources: EPA will ease deadlines on pollution rule to help states comply

    Sources: EPA will ease deadlines on pollution rule to help states comply
    <> Sources: EPA will ease deadlines on pollution rule to help states comply - The Obama administration has decided to give states more time to comply with proposed regulations that will…
  • Jul 29

    House, Senate move toward passage of ANOTHER transportation patch

    House, Senate move toward passage of ANOTHER transportation patch
    <> House, Senate move toward passage of ANOTHER transportation patch - The House and Senate are moving toward passage of a three-month patch to keep federal highway and transit aid flowing to states…
  • Jul 28

    House, Senate on Collision Course in Highway Debate

    House, Senate on Collision Course in Highway Debate
    <> House, Senate on Collision Course in Highway Debate - Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway…
Rank this Week: 483

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 30

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Epstein on Intellectual Property

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Epstein on Intellectual Property
    Jenkins members have access to a variety of treatises on their desktop, including Epstein on Intellectual Property. This title includes chapters on a variety of intellectual property topics, including copyright, false advertising,…
  • Jul 28

    Terry Fromson to Receive 20/20 Vision Award at the 2015 ABA Chicago Annual Meeting

    Terry Fromson to Receive 20/20 Vision Award at the 2015 ABA Chicago Annual Meeting
    Congratulations to the American Bar Association’s Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence award recipients! This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Commission and the passage of the Violence Against Women Act.  Terry L.…
  • Jul 23

    Jenkins’ Historical Collection: F. Carroll Brewster

    Jenkins’ Historical Collection: F. Carroll Brewster
    F. Carroll BrewsterFrederick Carroll Brewster (1825-1898) was a Philadelphia lawyer, City Solicitor, Court of Common Pleas judge, and Pennsylvania Attorney General. He authored a number of books, many of which are in the Jenkins Law Library…
Rank this Week: 458

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jul 30

    Contracts for Trophy Hunting A Bad Idea

    Contracts for Trophy Hunting A Bad Idea
    I earlier blogged on an American TV personality's contract to hunt and kill one of the most highly endangered species on earth: a black rhino. That hunt has now been completed at a price tag of $350,000. The asserted reasoning...
  • Jul 29

    Oxford Conference on General Principles of Law

    Oxford Conference on General Principles of Law
    Institute of European and Comparative Law General Principles of Law: European and Comparative Perspectives Celebrating 20 Years of the Institute of European and Comparative Law Friday 25-26 September 2015 St Anne's College Oxford and the…
  • Jul 28

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 189 The Law, Economics, and Psychology of Manipulation Eric A. Posner University of Chicago - Law School 2 155 After the Revolution:…
Rank this Week: 792

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    A dentist killed a lion...

    A dentist killed a lion...
    ...and the Internet swung into action.
  • Jul 30

    "Creating a password"

    "Creating a password"
    This is funny.
  • Jul 30

    Which countries send the most academics abroad?

    Which countries send the most academics abroad?
    According to this piece, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, and Bangladesh are high on the list, though not, as far as I can tell, in philosophy, no doubt due to language barriers and the Anglo-centric parochialism of the field in the Anglophone...
Rank this Week: 137

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Train, Semi-Truck Collide in Addison

    Train, Semi-Truck Collide in Addison
    Trains can vary in length, weight, and design and each change in a train can have a significant result in the way in which the train travels. Since trains vary with their speed and their cargo as well, the results of a train accident can vary…
  • Jul 29

    1 Dead, 1 Injured when Motorcycle and Bicycle Collide in Chicago

    1 Dead, 1 Injured when Motorcycle and Bicycle Collide in Chicago
    If you follow the rules of the road in Illinois, you should be able to make it from Point A to Point B without any issues. Your safety should not be compromised and you should not be involved in any type of traffic accident. Unfortunately,…
  • Jul 27

    Hit-and-Run Driver At Large After Fatal Bicycle Accident

    Hit-and-Run Driver At Large After Fatal Bicycle Accident
    As individuals traversing the Chicago area, we like to believe that our actions control our safety and that if we move with caution, we will be free from injury. Yet that is not always the case as every day, innocent people are involved in…
Rank this Week: 352

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • Jul 30

    Copyright Law Introduction - Federal Law Preempts State Law

    Copyright Law Introduction - Federal Law Preempts State Law
    Historically, copyright protection had been provided through a dual system under which the federal government, by statute, provided limited monopolies for intellectual property concurrently with state statutory and common laws that…
  • Jul 28

    Supreme Court Keeps Brulotte - Post-Expiration Patent Royalties are Still Unlawful Per Se

    Supreme Court Keeps Brulotte - Post-Expiration Patent Royalties are Still Unlawful Per Se
    Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided a patent-royalty lawsuit, Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC. The Court, divided 6-3, ruled against Kimble. Stephen Kimble sued Marvel in 1997 for infringing his patent, U. S.…
  • Jul 24

    Seventh Circuit Trademark Law: WD-40 Did Not Infringe "Inhibitor" Trademark

    Seventh Circuit Trademark Law: WD-40 Did Not Infringe "Inhibitor" Trademark
    Chicago, Illinois - The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the ruling of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division in the matter of Sorenson v. WD-40 Company, holding…
Rank this Week: 646

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Jul 30

    Report: Lee, Collier Emergency Responders Face Distraction Risk

    Report: Lee, Collier Emergency Responders Face Distraction Risk
    At Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, we laud the hard work and sacrifice of our emergency responders. That includes police, firefighters and EMS workers who routinely rush into potentially dangerous situations for…
  • Jul 29

    Ray v. Draeger – Insurance Industry Connections With Crash Case Expert Witnesse

    Ray v. Draeger – Insurance Industry Connections With Crash Case Expert Witnesse
    In car accident lawsuits, it is not uncommon for both sides to present testimony from experts to prove their respective positions. Experts could range from medical doctors, who would attest to extent of injuries, causation of injuries and…
  • Jul 28

    Florida Designates Rest Stops, Other Locations as “Safe Phone Zones”

    Florida Designates Rest Stops, Other Locations as “Safe Phone Zones”
    Two years ago, a 25-year-old recent University of Florida graduate was fishing on a bridge in Brevard County when he was struck by a vehicle, thrown into the water and drowned. The driver who struck him had glanced down to check a text…
Rank this Week: 981

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    About that promise

    About that promise
    So I'm currently going through a batch of renewals for clients with Grandmothered individual medical plans. Briefly, these are older plans that are exempt from some (but not all) SCOTUScare requirements. In general, they have much lower…
  • Jul 29

    Don't Believe Everything

    Don't Believe Everything
    Just because you saw it on the internet, does not mean it's true. - A. LincolnHeadline reads, "Obamacare rates only going up 4%".However .............While average premiums will rise only 4 percent statewide, rates will climb as high as 12.8…
  • Jul 29

    LTCi in 1,000 word

    LTCi in 1,000 word
    Interesting Long Term Care insurance infographic (although they missed one in the "Care Giver Troubles" category: loss of Social Security and other retirement plan buildup, payout):[Click image to embiggen][Hat Tip: FoIB Allison Bell]Original…
Rank this Week: 744

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 44

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 287

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jul 30

    Washington Whole Roasted Pigs Link in Salmonella Outbreak

    Washington Whole Roasted Pigs Link in Salmonella Outbreak
    State health officials are working with state and local partners to investigate several cases and clusters of Salmonella infections that appear to be linked to eating pork. The ongoing investigation of at least 61 cases in eight counties…
  • Jul 29

    Barber Foods Salmonella Stuffed Chicken Entrees Sicken Nine

    Barber Foods Salmonella Stuffed Chicken Entrees Sicken Nine
    CDC, several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to raw, frozen, stuffed chicken entrees produced by…
  • Jul 28

    Kroger’s Salmonella Scary Spice Not So Nice

    Kroger’s Salmonella Scary Spice Not So Nice
    The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Kroger Ground Cinnamon, Kroger Garlic Powder, Kroger Coarse Ground Black Pepper and Kroger Bac’n Buds sold in its retail stores due to possible contamination from Salmonella. A sample…
Rank this Week: 117

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/
  • Jul 30

    Hospital "Observation Status" Medicare Bill Goes to President Obama for Signature

    Hospital &quot;Observation Status&quot; Medicare Bill Goes to President Obama for Signature
    The legislation carrying the name Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility (NOTICE) Act, that has now passed both the House and Senate, goes to President Obama for signature. If signed by the president, it will…
  • Jul 30

    California Lawsuit Over Alzhemier's Research Reveals Core University Funding Battle

    California Lawsuit Over Alzhemier's Research Reveals Core University Funding Battle
    As detailed in new stories in Southern California media, an important suit by University of California San Diego (UCSD) against University of Southern California (USC) highlights a battle between public and private research enterprises.…
  • Jul 29

    What is Your Neighborhood's Livability Index?

    What is Your Neighborhood's Livability Index?
    Ever wonder how your neighborhood would measure up as a "livable community"? AARP has released an interactive tool. The Livability Index: Great Neighborhoods for All Ages explains: this is "[a]n interactive, easily navigated…
Rank this Week: 531

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Jul 30

    This Just In – Interviewing : 37 Ways to Have Unstoppable Confidence in Your Interview

    This Just In – Interviewing : 37 Ways to Have Unstoppable Confidence in Your Interview
    This book comes just in time for fall on-campus interviews.  It includes tips on how to prepare, what questions you should expect, what questions you should ask and more.  It is available for check out in Room A066, at call number…
  • Jul 29

    Upcoming Free Student Debt Webinar

    Upcoming Free Student Debt Webinar
    If you’re a law student or graduate and are concerned about paying back student loans, consider attending a free student debt webinar on Thursday, August 27 at 3:00 pm EDT sponsored by Equal Justice Works. The webinar will provide you…
  • Jul 28

    Bluebook Citations for Twitter, Facebook and Other Social Media Platform

    Bluebook Citations for Twitter, Facebook and Other Social Media Platform
    The latest iteration of The Bluebook – the 20th edition from this year – has some great new information for citing to social media platforms. First off, if you turn to the index at the back, you’ll find an entry for…
Rank this Week: 284

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Windows 10? Whatever...

    Windows 10? Whatever...
    Windows 10?  Yawn.If nothing else, the imminent launch of the new Windows OS gives us opportunity again to wonder why the Powers-That-Be at Microsoft continue to fail to grasp the obvious.In terms of user interface, they got it right…
  • Jul 27

    140 Law - Current Leading Legal Headline

    140 Law - Current Leading Legal Headline
    Here are the current leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Georgia sues Carl Malamud group, calls publishing state’s annotated code of laws online unlawful Cosby seeks court sanctions against Canadian accuser over deposition…
  • Jul 20

    140 Law - Current Leading Legal Headline

    140 Law - Current Leading Legal Headline
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Windows 10 Signifies Microsoft’s Shift in Strategy SCC to Rule on Dismissal Without Cause Regime Under the Canada Labour Code. 72 charges filed against Toronto UberX drivers…
Rank this Week: 477

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jul 30

    Congressman Chaka Fattah & Associates Indicted In Racketeering Conspiracy

    Congressman Chaka Fattah &amp; Associates Indicted In Racketeering Conspiracy
    Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and a number of his associates have been charged in a 29 count indictment including participating in a racketeering conspiracy; bribery; conspiracy to commit mail, wire and honest services fraud; and multiple counts…
  • Jul 29

    Good News For Widow Who Lost Her Home Over $6.30 Tax Bill

    Good News For Widow Who Lost Her Home Over $6.30 Tax Bill
    There's some good news for a Pennsylvania woman this week: she can keep her home. A decision from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has put an end to litigation involving the sale of Eileen Battisti's home due to an alleged underpayment of tax.
  • Jul 29

    IRS: We’ll Tumblr For You

    IRS: We’ll Tumblr For You
    The Internal Revenue Service is on Tumblr. IRS is expanding its social media presence to include spots on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
Rank this Week: 254

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 219

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 206

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
Rank this Week: 865

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

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

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    PTSD? FU SOB

    PTSD? FU SOB
    So this happened...Charges have been dropped against an injured Iraq war veteran who was arrested after being accused of growing medical marijuana.Mathew Young was charged with cultivation after Pasco County deputies said they found plants in…
  • Jul 29

    3d DCA Watch -- My Face Is Melting Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- My Face Is Melting Edition!
    So it's about 125 degrees outside, but inside the hermetically-sealed bunker the temperature is a cool, dry 38 degrees -- coincidentally the optimal temperature to serve a fresh cold lager!Let's see what those lucky concrete commandos are up…
  • Jul 29

    Trump Was Rude to Elizabeth Beck!

    Trump Was Rude to Elizabeth Beck!
    "It rubs the lotion on the skin or else it gets the hose again."We all know The Donald's a douche, but the way he treated Elizabeth Beck is just wrong:Donald J. Trump seemed irritated. He had been grilled for two hours in a lawsuit over a …
Rank this Week: 154

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

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

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    Good and Bad Faith in Registering and Using Domain Name

    Good and Bad Faith in Registering and Using Domain Name
    Complainant prevails only if it proves conjunctive bad faith. Bad faith is implied if the proof supports bad faith registration but not the other way around, although as I have pointed out in earlier Blogs there are panelists who go their own…
  • Jul 26

    Theft as Per Se Abusive Registration

    Theft as Per Se Abusive Registration
    It is an interesting proposition that certain conduct unrebutted be regarded as a per se violation of the UDRP; the very fact of the respondent having committed a certain act—hijacking a domain name is one, or threatening to point a…
  • Jul 12

    Noteworthy Domain Decisions July 2015

    Noteworthy Domain Decisions July 2015
    Office Space Solutions, Inc. v. Kneen, 1:15-cv-04941 (SDNY July 7, 2015). The reason for reporting on this case (filed June 24 and withdrawn with prejudice July 8, 2015) is that plaintiff, owner of a newly registered trademark, charged…
Rank this Week: 200

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: 239

Labor Immigration Law

Labor Immigration Law

Features United States labor immigration law news and analysis. By the Capitol Immigration Law Group LLC.

http://www.laborimmigration.com
Rank this Week: 652

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law. Published by Brinkman & Alter, LLC

http://www.stlouisbankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    St Louis Bankruptcy: How Long Will A Bankruptcy Stay On My Record?

    St Louis Bankruptcy: How Long Will A Bankruptcy Stay On My Record?
    ONLY $675 ATTORNEY FEES FOR A ST LOUIS CHAPTER 7 I get this question a lot, and I know what the person is trying to ask me. But it’s important to point out something (so that there is no misunderstanding of the way things work). When…
  • Jul 29

    St Louis Bankruptcy: Are There Any Debts That Cannot Be Discharged In A Bankruptcy?

    St Louis Bankruptcy: Are There Any Debts That Cannot Be Discharged In A Bankruptcy?
    ONLY $675 ATTORNEY FEES FOR A ST LOUIS CHAPTER 7 Yes, there a few debts that are described as non-dischargeable. In other words, they are considered to be debts that the court will not knock out. And the reason why the court will not get rid…
  • Jul 28

    St Louis Bankruptcy: What Are The Consequences Of Filing For Bankruptcy?

    St Louis Bankruptcy: What Are The Consequences Of Filing For Bankruptcy?
    ONLY $675 ATTORNEY FEES FOR A ST LOUIS CHAPTER 7 A lot of people have asked me this question over the years. Many have been led to believe that the filing of a St Louis bankruptcy will put them in a worse position than they are currently in.…
Rank this Week: 302

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

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

http://consumerfsblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Eighth Circuit BAP Rejects Crawford

    Eighth Circuit BAP Rejects Crawford
    The United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit recently held that filing a proof of claim on a time-barred debt is not, alone, a prohibited debt collection practice under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. A…
  • Jul 28

    QR Codes Mean FDCPA Trouble Says PA Federal Court

    QR Codes Mean FDCPA Trouble Says PA Federal Court
    A QR code visible on the face of an envelope embedded with an account number violates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, according to a recent decision from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. A QR…
  • Jul 27

    Florida Court Upholds Successor Servicer’s Use of Prior Servicer’s Record

    Florida Court Upholds Successor Servicer’s Use of Prior Servicer’s Record
    The Florida Second District Court of Appeal recently affirmed a trial court’s order granting a new trial on the issue of damages in a mortgage foreclosure action, holding that a payment history authenticated by the successor loan…
Rank this Week: 694

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Jul 30

    Protect Your Rights: What To Do If You’ve Been Charged With A Serious Crime

    Protect Your Rights: What To Do If You’ve Been Charged With A Serious Crime
    You have rights even if you have been charged with a serious crime. You must react to the charges quickly in order to protect yourself and to prevent the situation from escalating. You should know what to do if you have been charged with a…
  • Jul 29

    Five Social Security Disability Myths That Simply Aren’t True

    Five Social Security Disability Myths That Simply Aren’t True
    Social Security is a vital program for millions of Americans. It provides much-needed monetary and medical benefits for the elderly, the disabled, and dependents of deceased workers. Unfortunately, the Social Security Administration gets a…
  • Jul 28

    Asbestos Fibers Found in Crayons Made in China

    Asbestos Fibers Found in Crayons Made in China
    The San Francisco Chronicle reports a study released by the Environmental Working Group, an environmental health advocacy organization, found asbestos fibers in some Chinese-made crayons and crime-scene fingerprint kits in Bay Area…
Rank this Week: 831

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Human Trafficking Bill Would Add to Supply Chain Dutie

    Human Trafficking Bill Would Add to Supply Chain Dutie
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.A bill introduced by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) would create new socially-themed disclosure obligations under the federal securities laws for many companies. The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and…
  • Jul 29

    New Hampshire Adopts Uniform Securities Act

    New Hampshire Adopts Uniform Securities Act
    By Jay Fishman, J.D.New Hampshire’s Governor, Maggie Hassan, signed Senate Bill 266, comprising a new uniform securities act. The bill was spurred by the Governor’s Live Free and Start Initiative and has had bipartisan legislative…
  • Jul 28

    Latest Turn in Duka Administrative Proceeding: New Presiding Judge

    Latest Turn in Duka Administrative Proceeding: New Presiding Judge
    By Jacquelyn LumbAdministrative law judge (ALJ) James E. Grimes has been named to replace Cameron Elliott as the presiding judge in the SEC’s proceeding against Barbara Duka, a former managing director at Standard & Poor’s…
Rank this Week: 416

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jul 30

    ROSS - World's First AI Attorney?

    ROSS - World's First AI Attorney?
    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.
  • Jul 30

    #TBT - I Remember Windows 95...We Stood In Line To Get It

    #TBT - I Remember Windows 95...We Stood In Line To Get It
    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.
  • Jul 30

    Windows 10 - What Microsoft Lawyers Have Written

    Windows 10 - What Microsoft Lawyers Have Written
    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: 203