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Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Apr 21

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 21/4 20h – Grandes Julgamentos do STF No programa desta semana você vai conhecer os detalhes de decisão do Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal que estendeu aos e-books a isenção fiscal…
  • Apr 20

    PGR pede edição de lei sobre juízes de paz em 20 estados e DF

    PGR pede edição de lei sobre juízes de paz em 20 estados e DF
    Ação ajuizada no Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) pela Procuradoria Geral da República (PGR) pede que um conjunto de 20 estados, além do Distrito Federal, criem previsão legal para eleições para…
  • Apr 20

    ADPF questiona lei que proíbe carros particulares para transporte de passageiros em Fortaleza

    ADPF questiona lei que proíbe carros particulares para transporte de passageiros em Fortaleza
    O Partido Social Liberal (PSL) ajuizou Arguição de Descumprimento de Preceito Fundamental (ADPF 449) no Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) contra a Lei Municipal 10.553/2016, de Fortaleza (CE), que proíbe o uso de carros…
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The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Berthel Fisher Charged with Failure to Supervise.

    Berthel Fisher Charged with Failure to Supervise.
    FINRA Sues Berthel Fisher and Jeffrey Dragon, former advisor According to reports, FINRA is charging Berthel Fisher with failure to supervise sales of unit investment trusts. The company, which has 350 representatives operating in 230 branch…
  • Apr 21

    Vertical US Recovery Fund Investment Losse

    Vertical US Recovery Fund Investment Losse
    Recovery of Investment Losses in Vertical US Recovery Fund Have you suffered losses investing in Vertical US Recovery Fund? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim…
  • Apr 21

    UDF III Secondary Market Offer

    UDF III Secondary Market Offer
    Recovery of Investment Losses in UDF III Have you suffered losses investing in UDF III? If so, the attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Arbitration claim against the brokerage firm…
Rank this Week: 170

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 21

    House Dodd-Frank reform bill would sharply limit shareholder proposal

    House Dodd-Frank reform bill would sharply limit shareholder proposal
    Bloomberg Securities Regulation and Law Report advises that: House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) wants to require anyone seeking to put a proposal on the corporate ballot to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 20

    Genetic engineering humans to live on water worlds: Maybe James Blish was right after all

    Genetic engineering humans to live on water worlds: Maybe James Blish was right after all
    I saw this interesting news story: A new study published in The Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society suggests that most habitable planets are wet. Like, extremely wet. Using computer... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Apr 20

    Might Nevada avoid the mistake of extending alter ego liability to LLCs?

    Might Nevada avoid the mistake of extending alter ego liability to LLCs?
    Probably not. Keith Paul Bishop explains: The Nevada Supreme Court has not expressly held that the laws for piercing the corporate veil under the alter-ego doctrine apply to LLCs, but it has applied... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 189

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Apr 21

    FCA Civil Penalties Rose in 2016, Increasing Financial Risk for Defendant

    FCA Civil Penalties Rose in 2016, Increasing Financial Risk for Defendant
    Individuals and businesses named in qui tam lawsuits alleging fraud against the government based on the False Claims Act (FCA) have always been at risk for significant financial penalties. If the federal government decides to join the qui tam…
  • Apr 14

    Understanding the Qui Tam Legal Proce

    Understanding the Qui Tam Legal Proce
    Qui tam claims are lawsuits filed by private citizens on behalf of the federal government based on allegations that someone violated the False Claims Act (FCA) or another federal statute. Most of the time these types of claims are brought by…
  • Apr 7

    Government Allowed Writs of Attachment and Garnishment Against Defendants in Qui Tam Case

    Government Allowed Writs of Attachment and Garnishment Against Defendants in Qui Tam Case
     In the qui tam case of BlueWave Healthcare v. U.S., the government was allowed to execute writs of attachment against both real and personal property and writs of garnishment against bank accounts of the defendants under the Federal…
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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/
  • Apr 21

    Professor Sagers Writes in Washington Post on United Airlines Incident

    Professor Sagers Writes in Washington Post on United Airlines Incident
    Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law, recently published an op-ed piece in the Washington Post. His article discusses the recent controversy over the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger, as well as the…
  • Apr 20

    Free Online Research Tools: New GPO.gov Webpage

    Free Online Research Tools: New GPO.gov Webpage
    The Government Publishing Office (GPO) announced yesterday, April 19th, that it is launching a newly redesigned agency website. The GPO website is a free source of government information available to everyone, with links to the GPO’s…
  • Apr 19

    Shepard’s preview and Reason for Signal? on Lexis Advance

    Shepard’s preview and Reason for Signal? on Lexis Advance
    Did you notice Shepard’s preview on cases and statutes?  The preview is located in the upper right corner of a full-text document and provides the following information: Reason for Signal? Appellate History Citing Decisions Other…
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Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
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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/
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
    CALL FOR PAPERS AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to…
  • Apr 4

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation
    Fifth Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: Call for Papers UCLA School of Law, in conjunction with the University of Richmond School of Law, Boston University School of Law, and University of Illinois College of Law,…
  • Feb 7

    Appraisal and Merger Price

    Appraisal and Merger Price
    Over the past couple of years something has been happening in appraisal litigation. For a long time, appraisal litigation was something of a backwater: experts battling over which variables a judge must insert into a discounted cash flow…
Rank this Week: 374

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Apr 21

    What Happens If the Sale of the Marital Home Is Delayed Until After Divorce in New York?

    What Happens If the Sale of the Marital Home Is Delayed Until After Divorce in New York?
    When two spouses get a divorce in New York, they must address multiple complicated issues, including the equitable distribution of marital property. This often includes the marital home. A divorce agreement, or a court order granting a…
  • Apr 13

    How does one do Divorce Mediation Right?

    How does one do Divorce Mediation Right?
    Different people approach divorce from different angles. While some are limited to litigation, others will prefer to explore alternative solutions like collaborative law and mediation. I offer mediation to couples as a way of helping them to…
  • Apr 2

    Child Testimony in Order of Protection or Family Offense Case

    Child Testimony in Order of Protection or Family Offense Case
    Unlike circumstances relating to child custody cases, where the testimony made by the children involved (please see my last blog for more information), can be done in a private setting (In-Camera), circumstances can differ somewhat in order…
Rank this Week: 638

Investment Fraud Information

Investment Fraud Information

By Andrew Stoltmann.

http://www.investmentfraudtimes.com/securities-fraud-attorneys/
  • Apr 21

    Former Broker Wins $1.8 Million Arbitration Award; How To Sue PNC Investment

    Former Broker Wins $1.8 Million Arbitration Award; How To Sue PNC Investment
    According to a recent InvestmentNews article, Adrienne M. Mennemeyer, a former broker, won $1.5 million in punitive damages and $300,000 in compensatory damages after she was terminated from PNC in December 2013. Ms. Mennemeyer was…
  • Apr 21

    How To Recover Investment Losses With John Olinghouse and HD Vest Investment Service

    How To Recover Investment Losses With John Olinghouse and HD Vest Investment Service
      Stoltmann Law Offices is investigating John Olinghouse, a registered broker with HD Vest Investment Services. Mr. Olinghouse allegedly falsified numerous forms before submitting them to his brokerage firm between November 2011 and…
  • Apr 21

    Jay Chapler; Outside Business Activities; Suing Silver Leaf Partner

    Jay Chapler; Outside Business Activities; Suing Silver Leaf Partner
    According to a recent Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Jay Chapler paid or caused to be paid transaction based compensation earned by his firm, Silver Leaf, to an…
Rank this Week: 481

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Apr 21

    Disney says ‘let it go’ to anti-poaching lawsuit with $100 million settlement

    Disney says ‘let it go’ to anti-poaching lawsuit with $100 million settlement
    Disney may be giving joy to millions of people through its films. However, some of the studio’s policies have left employees feeling unhappy and frustrated. In an unusual move for a company known to rarely […]
  • Apr 17

    Cheerleaders accuse NFL of conspiracy to suppress wage

    Cheerleaders accuse NFL of conspiracy to suppress wage
    With their fluffy pompoms, big smiles and infectious energy, cheerleaders always look fabulous during their performances. However, few people know about the hard work and hours of rehearsals that go into perfecting each routine, often…
  • Mar 31

    Manpower workers to get $2.9 million settlement in wage lawsuit

    Manpower workers to get $2.9 million settlement in wage lawsuit
    A $2.9 million deal to settle one of several wage and hour class action lawsuits against Manpower Inc. has received preliminary approval from a California federal judge. Manpower Inc., a staffing agency, was accused of […]
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Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 21

    Psychotropic Drugs Frequently Misused in Nursing Facilitie

    Psychotropic Drugs Frequently Misused in Nursing Facilitie
    The daughter of a Greeneville, TN man has settled a lawsuit against her father’s nursing home after he was given several powerful psychotropic medications that were not clinically warranted for a…
  • Apr 17

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ‘Immediate Jeopardy’ Citations on the Rise

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ‘Immediate Jeopardy’ Citations on the Rise
    With a newly named adminstrator at the head of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), LeadingAge, a group supposedly dedicated to the health and welfare of those in nursing homes, has taken advantage of a fresh set of ears.…
  • Apr 12

    Woman Dies at Warren Barr North Shore After Staff Misread Chart

    Woman Dies at Warren Barr North Shore After Staff Misread Chart
    A 52 year old woman has died after a nursing assistant did nothing to resuscitate her, even though she was not a DNR patient. A DNR refers to a ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ order, a legal document that indicates a patient does not…
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LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Apr 21

    Blog Post: Navajo Council Votes To Oust Housing Agency Board

    Blog Post: Navajo Council Votes To Oust Housing Agency Board
    The Navajo Nation Council on Thursday approved an emergency bill to immediately remove the leadership of the Navajo Housing Authority, after council members and the tribe’s president accused the agency of mismanagement of federal…
  • Apr 21

    Blog Post: Japan Dominates Asia-Pacific Outbound M&A For Q1

    Blog Post: Japan Dominates Asia-Pacific Outbound M&A For Q1
    Japan’s continued hunt for growth pushed it to the top of the Asia-Pacific region for outbound deal value during the first quarter of 2017, knocking China from its top spot as Chinese buyers face their own regulatory and political…
  • Apr 21

    Blog Post: Industry, Climate Groups Push For Carbon Capture Funding

    Blog Post: Industry, Climate Groups Push For Carbon Capture Funding
    A coalition of coal industry, labor and climate change groups urged President Donald Trump and Congressional leaders Thursday to make carbon capture and sequestration projects part of any broad infrastructure legislative package, as well…
Rank this Week: 702

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    "Is this covered by my dental plan?"

    "Is this covered by my dental plan?"
    Fair question:"[H]e performed a tooth extraction while standing on a hoverboard"Finally! An ICD 10 code I could not find.[Hat Tip: Notorious MWR]Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Apr 21

    Dogs & Flea

    Dogs & Flea
    Back in the day, the insurance industry went all-in on ObamaCare (after all, what's not to love about a law that requires citizens to buy one's product?). And it appeared to be kind of a no-brainer: rack up big losses? No problemmo, we'll…
  • Apr 20

    Another Agent Acting (VERY) Badly

    Another Agent Acting (VERY) Badly
    This is so wrong, on so many levels:"An insurance agent has been indicted by a grand jury after prosecutors say she scammed an elderly woman out of nearly $40,000 in cash and annuities."The agent, Mary Hawkey, apparently convinced her elderly…
Rank this Week: 599

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Apr 21

    Treating smart machines like humans under the law of the land

    Treating smart machines like humans under the law of the land
    About The Rise of Robots and the Law of Humans, Horst Eidenmueller (Oxford) writes The main theses developed in this article are the following: (i) robot regulation must be robot- and context-specific. This requires a profound understanding…
  • Apr 21

    JPMorgan’s COIN does the mind-numbing job of interpreting commercial loan agreement

    JPMorgan’s COIN does the mind-numbing job of interpreting commercial loan agreement
    COIN, short for Contract Intelligence, is JPMorgan’s in-house learning machine that parses financial deals, deals that once took lawyers thousands of hours to perform. In JPMorgan Software Does in Seconds What Took Lawyers 360,000…
  • Apr 21

    The Blockchain: A Guide for Legal and Business Professional

    The Blockchain: A Guide for Legal and Business Professional
    A new book, Jeff Seul, Josias N. Dewey and Shawn Amuial’s The Blockchain: A Guide for Legal and Business Professionals, published by Thomson Reuters last year, promises that “no prior experience with blockchain technology is…
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Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If That Doesn't Work

    If That Doesn't Work
    As you think about what classes to take next year consider Advanced Legal Research or one of our topical legal research classes. All of our upper level legal research classes meet the experiential learning requirements and will be useful not…
  • Apr 13

    Legal research vendors: competition and development

    Legal research vendors: competition and development
    Legal research systems are evolving quickly as competition increases among vendors and new functionality is added.  Which vendor has the most users?  Bob Ambrogi's blog post references a survey showing strong competition among…
  • Apr 5

    Can state law enforcement jail someone simply because of an ICE detainer?

    Can state law enforcement jail someone simply because of an ICE detainer?
    Yesterday, the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy held a conference on State/Federal Tensions in Immigration Enforcement where former members of the Massachusetts and federal judiciary, practitioners, law professors (including…
Rank this Week: 153

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Apr 21

    Download Search Results and Advanced Search Enhancements – Congress.gov 2017 Spring Cleaning

    Download Search Results and Advanced Search Enhancements – Congress.gov 2017 Spring Cleaning
    Spring is a beautiful time of year in Washington, D.C.  The temperature warms up; the cherry blossoms are out; and we frequently have an update of Congress.gov to share. In 2015 we added treaties and web-friendly bill text, and in 2016…
  • Apr 21

    Judge Crazy Walking—Pic of the Week

    Judge Crazy Walking—Pic of the Week
    In preparing the Law Library’s various products, there’s often an element of creativity.  Recently, my colleague Carla and I have been brainstorming some visual ideas for the Indigenous Law Portal. As I was looking for…
  • Apr 19

    An Interview with Joanne Baxter, Legal Editor

    An Interview with Joanne Baxter, Legal Editor
    This week’s interview is with Joanne Baxter, who is working at the Law Library of Congress as a legal editor. 1. Describe your background. I was born in Panama and lived there until I was ten years old, after which my family moved…
Rank this Week: 427

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: 171

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law…

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law Students

Before the Bar brings together a diversity of opinions, experiences and voices associated with the law – from students to attorneys and judges to members of the legal education field. Its purpose is to connect law students to the future of law.

http://abaforlawstudents.com/stay-informed/before-the-bar-blog/
  • Apr 21

    SCOTUS docks 19th Century ship owner in Commerce Clause case

    SCOTUS docks 19th Century ship owner in Commerce Clause case
    This is the latest in a series of Quimbee.com case brief videos. Have you signed up for your Quimbee membership? The American Bar Association offers three months of online Quimbee study aids for law student members. And if you…
  • Apr 20

    Ask the Hiring Attorney: How much do I need to know about firms where I’m interviewing?

    Ask the Hiring Attorney: How much do I need to know about firms where I’m interviewing?
    Q: How in-depth should our research be into each law firm outside of knowing its general practice areas and those of the interviewer? A: I’m glad you’re thinking ahead! Preparation for the interview is critical for success and one…
  • Apr 20

    Get a bite of The Big Apple with the TIPS writing competition

    Get a bite of The Big Apple with the TIPS writing competition
    Law students, you have a little over a week to enter the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Law Student Writing Competition! The competition is open to any law school student in good academic standing, over the age of 18,…
Rank this Week: 454

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 576

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Free Webinar: Litigation Tool Tips – A Holistic Approach to Litigation Technology

    Free Webinar: Litigation Tool Tips – A Holistic Approach to Litigation Technology
    One week from today, on April 28 at 1 p.m. Eastern, I will be moderating a free, one-hour webinar, Litigation Tool Tips: A Holistic Approach to Litigation Technology, presented by the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.…
  • Apr 21

    Free Law Project to Download All Opinions from PACER and Make Them Available to Public

    Free Law Project to Download All Opinions from PACER and Make Them Available to Public
    The Free Law Project, a non-profit dedicated to providing free, public access to primary legal materials, has announced plans to download all of the free opinions and order available on PACER, the federal courts’ system for electronic…
  • Apr 21

    The ABA Journal is Looking For A Legal Affairs Writer

    The ABA Journal is Looking For A Legal Affairs Writer
    Are you a lawyer-turned-journalist or a journalist with an interest in writing about legal issues? If so, then here’s the job for you. The ABA Journal, the flagship magazine and website of the American Bar Association, is looking for a…
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JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Electrocution Claims Bay State Worker

    Electrocution Claims Bay State Worker
    A Massachusetts worker died in a fatal electrocution accident in Salem last month when the aerial lift he was using came into contact with electrical wires. He had been working on a painting job at a fire station at the time, and it remains…
  • Apr 6

    Loose Tire Kills Lexington Motorist

    Loose Tire Kills Lexington Motorist
    Loose Tire Kills Lexington Motorist A Lexington man was killed recently when a wheel came loose from another vehicle and struck his car. The victim, a twenty-six-year-old man, was driving north on Route 128 when one of the rear wheels of a…
  • Mar 22

    Concussion Risk High for Bay State Youth

    Concussion Risk High for Bay State Youth
    The risk of long-term damage from concussions has been widely publicized in recent years, but one group—youth athletes—may not be getting the message. Recent reports found that Massachusetts not only ranked first in the nation for…
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Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Apr 21

    Lawyer wins $160,000 judgment against condo neighbour

    Lawyer wins $160,000 judgment against condo neighbour
    An Ottawa lawyer and aspiring judge has won $160,000 in damages in a defamation lawsuit he brought against neighbours of a condominium he owns in Costa Rica.David McNairn brought the action in Ontario, after two neighbours sent emails to…
  • Apr 21

    Study will examine use of technology in child-parent communication during divorce and separation

    Study will examine use of technology in child-parent communication during divorce and separation
    A professor of social work at Western University is conducting a study to understand the impact that parental communications with children using Internet technologies has during times of divorce or separation. Dr. Rachel Birnbaum is…
  • Apr 21

    Legal news roundup - April 21, 2017

    Legal news roundup - April 21, 2017
    CanadaYork Region police arrest more than 100 men in child prostitution case, Canadian PressPrivacy watchdog concerned about spy data centre's use of security assessment, Canadian PressHome Capital will fight OSC but focus on business:…
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Record on Appeal

Record on Appeal

Focuses on case law analysis, appellate events, and other topics in the area of appellate law. By Rebecca A. Copeland.

http://www.recordonappeal.com/
  • Apr 21

    Meet Hawaii's Newest Appellate Court Judge: Derrick H.M. Chan

    Meet Hawaii's Newest Appellate Court Judge: Derrick H.M. Chan
    Last Thursday, April 13, 2017, Hawaii got its newest appellate court judge when HAWSCT Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald administered the oath of office to the Honorable Derrick H.M. Chan. [photo from the Judiciary's website] Formerly the Chief…
  • Apr 20

    Hawaii Supreme Court Makes Permanent the Hawaii Appellate Pro Bono Program

    Hawaii Supreme Court Makes Permanent the Hawaii Appellate Pro Bono Program
    As we previously blogged a couple years ago, here, the Hawaii Supreme Court previously approved a pilot project, known as the Hawaii Appellate Pro Bono Pilot Project, to match eligible low to moderate income pro se litigants with attorneys…
  • Jan 17

    Writ to Watch: O’Grady v. State

    Writ to Watch: O’Grady v. State
    On January 19, 2017, the HAWSCT will hear oral arguments in Michael Patrick O’Grady and Leiloni O’Grady vs. State of Hawaii, State Department of Transportation, et. al, SCAP-1409991363, a case the court accepted on transfer to review the…
Rank this Week: 803

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 174

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 314

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    What Constitutes Undue Influence?

    What Constitutes Undue Influence?
    Every time a contract is signed, the potential exists that one party fails to perform the obligations specified under the contract. In such cases, the aggrieved party may elect to file a lawsuit to try to seek performance under the contract…
  • Apr 14

    What do I do if I have a Data Security Breach?

    What do I do if I have a Data Security Breach?
    As a business owner, you should take every possible precaution to ensure that the information of your clients, customers, and employees is safe. However, as many corporate owners will tell you, even the most well-prepared companies - large or…
  • Apr 7

    How do I Remove a Partner from my Business?

    How do I Remove a Partner from my Business?
    Many partnerships begin among friends or individuals with similar interests who have a business idea together. However, having a good business idea and being able to cooperate to actually run a successful partnership are two very different…
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Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home injuries, negligence and legislation. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Jury Finds in Family’s Favor After Nursing Home Resident Dies from Toe Infection

    Jury Finds in Family’s Favor After Nursing Home Resident Dies from Toe Infection
    Claims against nursing homes can arise in a variety of circumstances, including abuse, neglect, and failures to properly treat patients in their care. As a result, many of the claims against nursing homes and other long-term care…
  • Apr 14

    Overworked and Overstressed Nurses Are More Likely to Make Serious Mistake

    Overworked and Overstressed Nurses Are More Likely to Make Serious Mistake
    Nurses employed by private nursing homes often have very difficult jobs. Private nursing homes are for-profit businesses that are primarily motivated by the bottom line. This means that the lower that staffing costs are, the more money that…
  • Apr 7

    Validity of Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Depends Heavily on Surrounding Fact

    Validity of Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Depends Heavily on Surrounding Fact
    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Georgia issued a written opinion in a nursing home negligence case that required the court to determine if an arbitration agreement in a pre-admission contract was binding against the deceased…
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Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Apr 21

    Francis Velten: Settled Most Recent Customer Complaint

    Francis Velten: Settled Most Recent Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 18, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Summit Brokerage Services broker/adviser Francis Velten has been the subject of several customer…
  • Apr 21

    William Byrd Allegedly Recommended Unsuitable Investments to a Customer

    William Byrd Allegedly Recommended Unsuitable Investments to a Customer
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 18, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Capital Financial Services broker/adviser William Byrd has been the subject of resolved or pending customer…
  • Apr 21

    Erinn Ford Has Received Fourteen Customer Complaint

    Erinn Ford Has Received Fourteen Customer Complaint
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 17, 2017 indicate that Colorado-based Cetera Advisors broker/adviser Erinn Ford has been the subject of more than a dozen customer disputes. Fitapelli…
Rank this Week: 239

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Killing suspect shouldn't justify secrecy about police action

    Killing suspect shouldn't justify secrecy about police action
    At the Statesman, Eric Dexheimer has a story on a young man repeatedly tazed by police while he was high on LSD - including a sustained zap to the crotch, at one point in the video - but because the boy died and so was never convicted of…
  • Apr 21

    Poll: GOP primary voters support raise-the-age, decarceration bill

    Poll: GOP primary voters support raise-the-age, decarceration bill
    Republican pollster Mike Baselice has released a memo with opinion poll results on several important criminal justice topics (poll here, coverage here), focusing especially on the views of Republican primary voters. For example, a whopping 86…
  • Apr 18

    Declining juvie crime, post-'07 reforms, make raise-the-age bill practical, feasible

    Declining juvie crime, post-'07 reforms, make raise-the-age bill practical, feasible
    It's that time of the year at the Texas Legislature where everything moves so fast and the politics are so fluid that horse race coverage (what will or won't pass) is basically meaningless. Now is the time for observation and debate on these…
Rank this Week: 38

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Apr 21

    Reasons Why Couples Divorce

    Reasons Why Couples Divorce
    The American Psychological Association (APA) tells us that in the United States alone, more than 90 percent of people marry by the age of 50, but that 40 to 50 percent of couples end up divorcing. When it comes to subsequent marriages, the…
  • Apr 14

    Legal Separation or Divorce?

    Legal Separation or Divorce?
    Over the years, an array of opinions has surfaced over the subject of legal separation before divorce. For most people, the term “separation” on its own sends off immediate warning signs that something must be wrong in the…
  • Apr 7

    Staying Together for the Sake of the Children

    Staying Together for the Sake of the Children
    There is no greater dilemma for parents exploring the possibility of divorce than deciding whether or not to go through with the process for the sake of the children. There is much at stake where kids are concerned when deciding to end a…
Rank this Week: 117

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Apr 21

    William Gillis: Most Recent Complaint Has Customer Seeking $1 million in Damage

    William Gillis: Most Recent Complaint Has Customer Seeking $1 million in Damage
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 17, 2017 indicate that former Seattle-based National Securities broker William Gillis has received several resolved or pending customer disputes and is…
  • Apr 21

    Terry Roussel: Four Regulatory Sanction

    Terry Roussel: Four Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 17, 2017 indicate that former California-based Pacific Cornerstone Capital broker Terry Roussel has been sanctioned by FINRA and is currently…
  • Apr 21

    Richard Martin Has Received Thirteen Customer Complaint

    Richard Martin Has Received Thirteen Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 17, 2017 indicate that former GF Investment Services and Global Strategic Investments broker Richard Martin has been named in a pending FINRA…
Rank this Week: 71

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Apr 21

    SUPERVISION OF SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS IN ARUBA

    SUPERVISION OF SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS IN ARUBA
    New Ordinance entered into force on 1 January 2017 The Aruba National Ordinance on the Supervision of Securities Transactions (Landsverordening toezicht effectenverkeer; NOSST) entered into force on January the 1st, 2017. With this National…
  • Apr 5

    CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN CURACAO

    CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN CURACAO
    Lessons for the government 1. Why is good corporate governance necessary? Basically, corporate governance is about the structures and processes for the direction and control of a company. Corporate governance is intended to increase the…
  • Mar 17

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2017 LEGAL RANKINGS RELEASED

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2017 LEGAL RANKINGS RELEASED
    Karel Frielink ranked Band 1 again Once again I have been selected as a ranked lawyer in Chambers Global 2017 identifying me as one of the best lawyers in the Dutch Caribbean. The Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and…
Rank this Week: 327

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    van Rossum on Dutch Legal Culture @wibovanrossum

    van Rossum on Dutch Legal Culture @wibovanrossum
    Wibo M. van Rossum, Erasmus School of Law, has published Dutch Legal Culture in Introduction to Dutch Law, 5th ed. (Jeroen Chorus, Ewoud Hondius, and Wim Voermans, 2017). Here is the abstract. The chapter argues for a specific concept of…
  • Apr 21

    Bodrova and Zubkov on Nikitenko's Diary and the History of Censorship

    Bodrova and Zubkov on Nikitenko's Diary and the History of Censorship
    Alina Bodrova and Kirill Zubkov, both of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, have published From A Historical Source To a Narrative Form: A. V. Nikitenko’s Diary and the History of Censorship as Research Paper…
  • Apr 21

    Chin and Ormonde on The War Against Chinese Restaurant

    Chin and Ormonde on The War Against Chinese Restaurant
    Gabriel "Jack" Chin, University of California, Davis, School of Law, and John Ormonde are publishing The War against Chinese Restaurants in volume 67 of the Duke Law Journal (2017). Here is the abstract. Chinese restaurants are now a cultural…
Rank this Week: 409

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

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

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 900

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Apr 21

    Conoce a los bloggers – INTA Barcelona 2017

    Conoce a los bloggers – INTA Barcelona 2017
    Ay, Dios mio… viviendo el sueño.  ¿Es realmente posible en nuestro mundo tanto triste y prosaico? ¡Di me, Elvis!  ¡Di me la verdad! Yes, yes, yes! The trademark bloggers are...
  • Apr 16

    Posner’s “judicial interpretive updating” and the disparagement clause

    Posner’s “judicial interpretive updating” and the disparagement clause
    Thank God for small favors.  Like being far away from the Seventh Circuit these days if you or your client want to rely on the words of a statute to...
  • Apr 10

    Likelihood of extrusion

    Likelihood of extrusion
    Reprinting my annual Passover post. The first seder is tonight, Monday April 10th. I’ll be offline and unaccountable for comment moderation, glitch control or anything else until the night of...
Rank this Week: 112

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 21

    RIMS 2017 Conference and Other News Tidbit

    RIMS 2017 Conference and Other News Tidbit
    RIMS Conference 2017: Disrupt the Status Quo & Join the Risk Revolution “RIMS Annual Conference is a must do for any level of risk professional. By attending you can increase your knowledge and walk away with better deals on your…
  • Apr 20

    6 Steps to Identify and Address Mental Health Challenges Early

    6 Steps to Identify and Address Mental Health Challenges Early
    The days of focusing solely on an injured worker’s physical injuries are over. Savvy employers and payers are finding that ignoring behavioral issues can end up costing a boatload of money in delayed recoveries. Early intervention, good…
  • Apr 19

    Two Key Aspects To Controlling Workers’ Comp Medical Cost

    Two Key Aspects To Controlling Workers’ Comp Medical Cost
    Medical costs continue to be a significant driver in workers’ compensation claims across the United States.  This is due to a number of different factors, which include fraud, waste and abuse within the system.  In other…
Rank this Week: 192

Health Law Sidebar

Health Law Sidebar

Covers regulatory and statutory updates from the healthcare industry. By O'Connell & Aronowitz.

http://healthlawsidebar.com/
  • Apr 21

    Medicaid Program Integrity: US GAO Finds CMS Needs Work to Develop More Effective Oversight Effort

    Medicaid Program Integrity: US GAO Finds CMS Needs Work to Develop More Effective Oversight Effort
    On April 17, 2017, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report about the current state of Medicaid program integrity. GAO conducted a study of the Medicaid program due to concerns about improper payments and was…
  • Apr 20

    The OMIG Releases its 2017-2018 Work Plan

    The OMIG Releases its 2017-2018 Work Plan
    The New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (“OMIG”) has released its annual Work Plan for fiscal year 2017-18.  The annual Work Plan offers providers insight into OMIG’s areas of focus in the New York…
  • Mar 23

    A Review of the Last 30 Days: A New Era for Health Care

    A Review of the Last 30 Days: A New Era for Health Care
    This month’s column in the Albany County Bar Association Newsletter reflects on the changes and potential changes to the health care sector under President Trump’s first 30 days.
Rank this Week: 676

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Apr 21

    When Paternity is an Issue in Illinoi

    When Paternity is an Issue in Illinoi
    According to national statistics, there are approximately 1.5 million babies born each year to unmarried women. Although in many of these families the father immediately acknowledges paternity and his name is added to the birth…
  • Apr 14

    Common Causes for Divorce Delay

    Common Causes for Divorce Delay
    For many people, once the decision has been made to end their marriage, they want it done as quickly as possible, Unfortunately, the process of divorce can often be a long, drawn-out affair, depending on how well—or not so…
  • Apr 7

    Social Media’s Impact on Divorce

    Social Media’s Impact on Divorce
    It is hard to imagine a world without social media, yet these sites have only been around for approximately a decade. There is no debate over how quickly sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have become a crucial part of society, with…
Rank this Week: 768

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Many Wait on Compassionate Allowances Disability Benefits Despite Program Goal

    Many Wait on Compassionate Allowances Disability Benefits Despite Program Goal
    There is no question it takes a considerable amount of time to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. In fact, the wait can be over a year is some places. In some…
  • Apr 18

    Report: White House Says Social Security Disability Spending “Very Wasteful”

    Report: White House Says Social Security Disability Spending “Very Wasteful”
    There are over 11 million Americans on Social Security disability benefits programs in the U.S. at any given time.  For these people, this small amount of money they are given each month often means the difference between making ends…
  • Apr 15

    Man Seeks to Collect SSDI and Witness Protection Benefit

    Man Seeks to Collect SSDI and Witness Protection Benefit
    In a somewhat unusual case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, a claimant found to be disabled in the 1970’s before entering the federal witness protection and relocation program.  In this case, claimant…
Rank this Week: 763

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: 209

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Ohio’s New Concealed Carry Law

    Ohio’s New Concealed Carry Law
    On March 21, 2017, SB 199, Ohio’s new concealed carry law, went into effect. The law makes significant changes to when and where firearms may be taken. It eliminates some gun-free zones and allows for easier access to guns by members of…
  • Apr 14

    What is an OVI / DUI “Look Back” Period?

    What is an OVI / DUI “Look Back” Period?
    If you’ve been convicted of driving under the influence (OVI/DUI) in Ohio more than once, expect the penalties to become stiffer. House Bill 388 – also known as Annie’s Law – was recently signed into law implementing a…
  • Mar 31

    What Happens If I Don’t Comply with Sex Offender Registration in Ohio?

    What Happens If I Don’t Comply with Sex Offender Registration in Ohio?
    The criminal penalties for sex offenses are unique in that sex offenders are required to regularly register and report changes to a wide range of personal information from their residential address and employment to email addresses and phone…
Rank this Week: 978

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/
  • Apr 21

    3d DCA Watch -- All Hail the Great "Determiner of Interpretive Questions" and "Resolver of Conflict Issues"!

    3d DCA Watch -- All Hail the Great "Determiner of Interpretive Questions" and "Resolver of Conflict Issues"!
    Oh bunker I love you, but trust me the overlords in Tally put their robes on one leg at a time (mostly) -- just like you do (mostly!):In Orthopedic Specialists II, the Supreme Court of Florida has now determined that…
  • Apr 20

    Happy 420

    Happy 420
    Remember folks, it's not illegal because it's bad. It's illegal because it's really really good.American farmers are promised a new cash crop with an annual value of several hundred million dollars, all because a machine has been invented…
  • Apr 19

    Digital Dump Wednesday!

    Digital Dump Wednesday!
    Bunker scraps can wait another day, what do you make of this?Over drinks after 10 p.m. at the members-only Governors Club just steps from the state Capitol, Artiles told Sens. Audrey Gibson of Jacksonville and Perry Thurston of Fort…
Rank this Week: 108

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 909

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Apr 21

    In Time for the Reform Debate, New Documents Shed Light on the Government’s Surveillance of American

    In Time for the Reform Debate, New Documents Shed Light on the Government’s Surveillance of American
    Congress can rein in warrantless spying by enacting significant reforms to an important surveillance law. The ACLU today released more than a dozen new documents concerning the government’s warrantless surveillance of millions of…
  • Apr 20

    Donald Trump Has Free Speech Rights, Too

    Donald Trump Has Free Speech Rights, Too
    Demagoguery, fury, and assault in a crowded theater… is this incitement? Few organizations have been more engaged in fighting President Donald Trump’s attacks on civil liberties and civil rights than the ACLU. But it’s…
  • Apr 19

    Teens Who Engage in ‘Sexting’ Should Not Be Prosecuted as Sex Offender

    Teens Who Engage in ‘Sexting’ Should Not Be Prosecuted as Sex Offender
    To suggest that a juvenile who sends a sexually explicit selfie is a victim of his own act of child pornography is absurd. In an early episode of the television series “Girls,” Adam sends Hannah a photo of his penis and then a…
Rank this Week: 403

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 744