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The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Dec 18

    Who’s the Wuss Now?

    Who’s the Wuss Now?
    Earlier this year, Oliver Stone, one of Hollywood’s more courageous film directors, railed against President Obama for being spineless. The same has been said of other Democrats, of course. Now it’s Hollywood - Sony Pictures, more…
  • Dec 10

    'Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse' Just Won Our Award!

    'Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse' Just Won Our Award!
    Awards season has begun. (Poor Angelina Jolie, whose film was just shut out of the SAG awards on top of newly-released unkind hacked Sony emails. Hopefully her luck changes soon.) But we do have one lucky award recipient to tell...
  • Dec 4

    Tort “Reform” Hypocrites Hit the Big Time

    Tort “Reform” Hypocrites Hit the Big Time
    There’s nothing I like more than a good hypocrite story, so let’s start with some statistics. The new Court Statistics Project data from the National Center for State Courts is out. As any good researcher knows, most state courts…
Rank this Week: 509

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Dec 18

    Non-disparagement clause hall of shame -- businesses behaving badly

    Non-disparagement clause hall of shame -- businesses behaving badly
    In a must-read for consumers who value their right to criticize companies they do business with, Techdirt has compiled this list of businesses that employ contract language to try to silence criticism from customers. These companies threaten…
  • Dec 18

    Citing new study, New York bans fracking statewide

    Citing new study, New York bans fracking statewide
    In a victory for consumers and the environment, the administration of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will impose a statewide ban on the controversial technique known as hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" for gas. Reuters quotes state health…
  • Dec 18

    Trade pact could jeopardize U.S. data privacy protections, net neutrality

    Trade pact could jeopardize U.S. data privacy protections, net neutrality
    The leaked text of a multi-national trade agreement currently under negotiation reveals some troubling implications, explains Public Citizen this week in this press statement and this report. The text at issue, from the Trade in Services…
Rank this Week: 222

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 18

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On December 17, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On December 17, 2014
    On December 17, 2014 there were various vehicle accidents in Lake County (Illinois) as well as assorted traffic safety hazards. Listed below are some of these Lake County crashes and their locations within the county.  Traffic…
  • Dec 11

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On December 10, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On December 10, 2014
    On Wednesday (December 10, 2014) there were numerous Lake County, Illinois traffic accidents and other types of crashes. If you are involved in such an accident, there are various steps you should take to maximize potential compensation…
  • Dec 4

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On December 3, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On December 3, 2014
    On December 3, 2014 assorted crashes and traffic hazards occurred in Lake County. The list below provides a brief description of various of these Lake County crashes and traffic hazards on December 3, as reported by the Lake County…
Rank this Week: 363

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Dec 18

    Montana Case Echoes Little Falls Killing

    Montana Case Echoes Little Falls Killing
    A Montana man will face a similar sentence to that of Byron David Smith, the man convicted of killing two unarmed teenagers who had broken into his home in Little Falls, Minnesota, back in 2012. Just like Smith, Markus Kaarma’s…
  • Dec 17

    Crime Spikes During Home NFL Game

    Crime Spikes During Home NFL Game
    There will be no more home football games for the Vikings or Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium this year, and that could lead to lower crime rates, according to a new study. Researchers tracked the crime rates in eight cities home to an NFL…
  • Dec 16

    Drunk Driving Arrests Down in Minnesota

    Drunk Driving Arrests Down in Minnesota
    Fewer Minnesotans are getting behind the wheel after drinking alcohol, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol. The decline in DUI arrests has been rather stark as there have been 21 percent fewer arrests in 2014 than…
Rank this Week: 496

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 938

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Dec 18

    Structural Change and Law School

    Structural Change and Law School
    In its recent piece on dropping law school enrollment, the New York Times suggests that we are not merely witnessing a market correction. Rather, prospective students are astutely observing a structural shift in the legal market. The Times…
  • Dec 18

    New California ethics opinon about bankruptcy (non)conflict

    New California ethics opinon about bankruptcy (non)conflict
    ISSUE: If an attorney represents an individual as a debtor in a simple, no-asset Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing, while simultaneously representing one or more of the individual’s creditors in unrelated matters, is the attorney required by…
  • Dec 17

    Lawyers and the PI's they hire

    Lawyers and the PI's they hire
    Amazing story at Daily Pilot and the OC Register about private investigators who were allegedly way, way out of bounds in their efforts to tail politicians who were opposed by a police union -- and about the law firm, on...
Rank this Week: 258

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Dec 18

    Vertical Integration as a Source of Hold-up

    Vertical Integration as a Source of Hold-up
    Marie-Laure Allain (Ecole Polytechnique), Claire Chambolle (INRA) and Patrick Rey (Toulouse) discuss Vertical Integration as a Source of Hold-up. ABSTRACT: While vertical integration is traditionally seen as a solution to the hold-up problem,…
  • Dec 18

    The Qantas/Emirates Decision: How the Competition Commission of Singapore Used the Net Economic Benefits Exclusion to Regulate the Air Passenger Market

    The Qantas/Emirates Decision: How the Competition Commission of Singapore Used the Net Economic Benefits Exclusion to Regulate the Air Passenger Market
    Knut Fournier, City University of Hong Kong describes The Qantas/Emirates Decision: How the Competition Commission of Singapore Used the Net Economic Benefits Exclusion to Regulate the Air Passenger Market. Abstract: The Competition…
  • Dec 18

    Networks, Cartels, and Antitrust Policy

    Networks, Cartels, and Antitrust Policy
    Miguel Cuerdo Mir, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and Pilar Grau-Carles, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid discusss Networks, Cartels, and Antitrust Policy. ABSTRACT: Despite multiple applications of network theory in different fields of…
Rank this Week: 36

Director's Forum: David Kappos'…

Director's Forum: David Kappos' Public Blog

From the US Patent and Trademark Office.

http://www.uspto.gov/blog/director/
  • Dec 18

    IP Stakeholders Discuss Harmonization of Substantive Patent Law at USPTO Roundtable

    IP Stakeholders Discuss Harmonization of Substantive Patent Law at USPTO Roundtable
    Guest blog by Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs Shira Perlmutter On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, the USPTO hosted a roundtable on International Harmonization of Substantive Patent Law at our headquarters in…
  • Dec 15

    Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility Issued

    Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility Issued
    Guest blog by USPTO Commissioner for Patents Peggy Focarino Following the valuable feedback that we received from the public through written comments and multiple public meetings over the last several months, we are issuing new…
  • Dec 12

    USPTO Releases its FY 2014 Performance and Accountability Report (PAR)

    USPTO Releases its FY 2014 Performance and Accountability Report (PAR)
    Guest Blog by Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer I’m pleased to announce the USPTO has published its Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) for fiscal year (FY) 2014. The PAR serves as the USPTO’s annual report, similar…
Rank this Week: 612

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Dec 18

    Winter Bar Study Plan

    Winter Bar Study Plan
    Many schools have students who graduate in December. To help them transition from the whirlwind of finals, graduation, and holiday celebrations to bar prep, here are a few things for them to consider: Create a realistic, yet rigorous study…
  • Dec 17

    What Students Talk About When They Talk About U

    What Students Talk About When They Talk About U
    Yesterday, my wife and I were having lunch in a restaurant when someone suddenly shouted, "Alex Ruskell!" The shout wasn't directed at me or anyone else. I noticed a group of law students sitting a few tables away, and I...
  • Dec 15

    The 2015 AASE Conference at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinoi

    The 2015 AASE Conference at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinoi
    The 2015 Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) Conference is set for May 26-28, at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. The conference presents a wonderful opportunity to expand and enhance your professional…
Rank this Week: 336

The Future of Children

The Future of Children

Covers juvenile justice and public policy. A Collaboration of The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and The Brookings Institution.

http://blogs.princeton.edu/futureofchildren/
  • Dec 18

    Food insecurity and child care for low-income familie

    Food insecurity and child care for low-income familie
    So far, we've written several blogs about how characteristics of children's parents can influence food security. As the authors of our Fall 2014 research report remind us, however, three-quarters of children spend some portion of their…
  • Oct 16

    Rising from a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Health

    Rising from a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Health
    Sara McLanahan, Editor-in-Chief of Future of Children, along with several colleagues, recently prepared a policy report published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that describes children's exposure to violence in the Fragile…
  • Oct 8

    Health of Caregivers and Childhood Food Insecurity

    Health of Caregivers and Childhood Food Insecurity
    We often assume that low household income causes children's food insecurity. But the Future of Children's recent research report highlights a number of additional factors that contribute to food insecurity.  One notable risk factor…
Rank this Week: 421

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Dec 18

    16 cosas que puedes hacer con un Juris Doctor

    16 cosas que puedes hacer con un Juris Doctor
    El asesor profesional Marty Nemko, famoso por sus columnas y artículos sobre educación y temas laborales, compartió en su blog una lista de alternativas laborales para personas con una preparación en Derecho. La…
  • Dec 18

    Convocatoria: Derecho y Crítica Social

    Convocatoria: Derecho y Crítica Social
    Originalmente publicado en Microjuris - Chile:La Revista Derecho y Crítica Social (DCS) ha realizado su primera convocatoria a la presentación de artículos y colaboraciones, dado que constituye una interesante…
  • Dec 18

    Apertura de relaciones con Cuba como oportunidad para Industriale

    Apertura de relaciones con Cuba como oportunidad para Industriale
    La Asociación de Industriales de Puerto Rico (AIPR) compartió un comunicado donde se posiciona en apoyo a la apertura de relaciones entre Estados Unidos y Cuba, según anunciado ayer por el Presidente Barack Obama. A…
Rank this Week: 257

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
  • Dec 18

    Love & Ordinary Creatures: a Novel by Gwyn Hyman Rubio

    Love & Ordinary Creatures: a Novel by Gwyn Hyman Rubio
    Gwyn Hyman Rubio is a bestselling author known for her novel Icy Sparks, an Oprah’s Book Club pick in 2001 and one of the New York Times’ Notable Books in 1998.
  • Dec 12

    Student Animal Legal Defense Fund 2014 Chapter of the Year: Florida State University

    Student Animal Legal Defense Fund 2014 Chapter of the Year: Florida State University
    Each year, ALDF celebrates our student chapters—Student Animal Legal Defense Fund or “SALDF” chapters—with a SALDF Chapter of the Year Award.
  • Dec 10

    Killing Rhinos In Order to Save Them

    Killing Rhinos In Order to Save Them
    Last January, amid enormous controversy, the Dallas Safari Club auctioned a permit to kill an endangered black rhino in Namibia. ALDF denounced the auction in a letter to the Club.
Rank this Week: 891

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 396

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Dec 18

    Looking for teaching materials on Citizens United and B Corp

    Looking for teaching materials on Citizens United and B Corp
    I want to include modules on Citizens United (personhood) and B Corps/L3Cs in my corporate social responsibility course new spring. Anybody got some? [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!…
  • Dec 17

    Some Legal Questions about Corporate v Nation-State War

    Some Legal Questions about Corporate v Nation-State War
    The idea of corporate versus nation-state Suppose the CEO and board of directors of Sony decided that North Korea is responsible for the hacking to which they've been subjected and decided to hit... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Dec 17

    The Interview probably sucks, but it's your duty to see it (I guess)

    The Interview probably sucks, but it's your duty to see it (I guess)
    Twitter exchange: The third-rate threats of a fifth-rate dictatorship should not keep Americans from their movie theaters: http://t.co/s9Al7vWwnD — Walter Russell Mead (@wrmead) December 17, 2014... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 87

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/
  • Dec 18

    Recovery of UBS ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Wells Fargo MLP Ex-Energy Exchange-Traded Notes Losse

    Recovery of UBS ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Wells Fargo MLP Ex-Energy Exchange-Traded Notes Losse
    Have you suffered losses investing in UBS ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Wells Fargo MLP Ex-Energy Exchange-Traded Notes?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA…
  • Dec 18

    Recovery of Energy Sector Exchange-Traded Fund

    Recovery of Energy Sector Exchange-Traded Fund
    Have you suffered losses investing in Energy Sector Exchange-Traded Funds (“ETFs”)?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the…
  • Dec 16

    Recovery of K&M Oil Investment Losse

    Recovery of K&M Oil Investment Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in K&M Oil Company? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help by filing a claim to recover losses through FINRA arbitration. According to SEC filings, K&M Oil is a limited liability…
Rank this Week: 184

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

Offers tips and techniques for trials lawyers. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.illinoistrialpractice.com/
  • Dec 18

    The Frustrations of Continuing Continuance

    The Frustrations of Continuing Continuance
    At The Velvet Hammer, Karen Koehler paints a realistic picture of the difficulties involved in finally getting a case to trial: "Bump Bounce and Roll: Trying to start a trial" (a post that also explains why I can't watch The...
  • Dec 15

    An Easy Tip to Make Your Writing Look More Professional

    An Easy Tip to Make Your Writing Look More Professional
    Want to instantly make your writing look more professional? The secret can be found in Bryan Garner's A Dictionary of Modern American Usage in an entry titled "phrasal adjectives"-- When a phrase functions as an adjective--an increasingly…
  • Dec 9

    A Shockingly Great Christmas Gift for Lawyer

    A Shockingly Great Christmas Gift for Lawyer
    It's my book How to Feed a Lawyer (and Other Irreverent Observations from the Legal Underground). From the Amazon reviews-- I titled this "Hodgman for the Legal Set", because I think fans of one would enjoy the other ... It...
Rank this Week: 790

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
  • Dec 18

    5A_388/2014: Nichtigkeit einer Herausgabeverfügung der Konkursverwaltung (amtl. Publ.)

    5A_388/2014: Nichtigkeit einer Herausgabeverfügung der Konkursverwaltung (amtl. Publ.)
    Im vorliegenden Entscheid hatte sich das Bundesgericht mit einer Herausgabeverfügung einer Konkursverwaltung zu befassen. Dem Streit lag folgender Sachverhalt zugrunde:Am 19. August 2013 war über B. der Konkurs eröffnet worden.…
  • Dec 18

    4A_201/2014: Anfechtung der Kündigung - Aktivlegitimation bei gemeinschaftlichen Mietverhältnissen (amtl. Publ.)

    4A_201/2014: Anfechtung der Kündigung - Aktivlegitimation bei gemeinschaftlichen Mietverhältnissen (amtl. Publ.)
    Dem Bundesgericht bot sich in diesem Urteil die Gelegenheit, die Frage der Aktivlegitimation einer Kündigungsanfechtung zu klären, falls ein gemeinschaftliches Mietverhältnis vorliegt, ein Mietvertrag also auf mehrere Mieter…
  • Dec 17

    WEKO will Kfz-Bekanntmachung beibehalten

    WEKO will Kfz-Bekanntmachung beibehalten
    Die Wettbewerbskommission (WEKO) hat am Montag, 15. Dezember 2014 in einem Grundsatzentscheid beschlossen, ihre Bekanntmachung über die wettbewerbsrechtliche Behandlung von vertikalen Abreden im Kraftfahrzeughandel vom 21. Oktober…
Rank this Week: 116

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Dec 18

    HAWSCT: Agencies Have No Duty To Keep Their Records Accurately

    HAWSCT: Agencies Have No Duty To Keep Their Records Accurately
    Remember that case we posted about here, when it was set for oral arguments in the Hawaii Supreme Court a few months ago, where the plaintiff was asserting that the County of Hawaii Planning Department was liable for negligence for not…
  • Dec 17

    Amicus Brief: Eminent Domain Jury Can't Be Kept In The Dark About The Condemnor's Initial Valuation

    Amicus Brief: Eminent Domain Jury Can't Be Kept In The Dark About The Condemnor's Initial Valuation
    Under Virginia's condemnation procedures, as a prerequisite to a court exercising jurisdiction over an eminent domain action, a state condemning agency must as an initial step present to the property owner a statement of "the amount which…
  • Dec 13

    Federal Circuit On Williamson County Ripeness And Other Takings ... Stuff

    Federal Circuit On Williamson County Ripeness And Other Takings ... Stuff
    Biafora v. United States, No, 2013-5130 (Dec. 10, 2014), is one of those opinions that you don't really look forward to reading. Something about the Federal Circuit seems to attract these type of takings cases, where the parties are many, the…
Rank this Week: 547

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Dec 18

    Trust Modification under Florida’s Trust Code

    Trust Modification under Florida’s Trust Code
    Can a court consider extrinsic evidence when asked to modify a trust under the judicial modification statutes even if the trust instrument is unambiguous?  YES! Historically, common law rules of construction provided that the intent of a…
  • Sep 25

    Undue Influence under Florida’s Trust Code

    Undue Influence under Florida’s Trust Code
    Florida Statute § 736.0406 Effect of fraud, duress, mistake, or undue influence.— If the creation, amendment, or restatement of a trust is procured by fraud, duress, mistake, or undue influence, the trust or any part so…
  • Aug 12

    Florida Trust Termination

    Florida Trust Termination
    People create trusts for a variety of reasons.  Some create them for creditor protection.  Others create them because they are concerned about providing the beneficiaries with large sums of money all at once.  Although these…
Rank this Week: 536

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    you can't a accuse competitor of lawbreaking when courts have ruled against you

    you can't a accuse competitor of lawbreaking when courts have ruled against you
    Paul Davis Restoration, Inc. v. Everett, No. 14–C–1534, 2014 WL 7140038 (E.D. Wis. Dec. 12, 2014)Following a series of unsuccessful lawsuits with Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., Matthew Everett, a former franchisee, began running a…
  • Dec 18

    irreparable harm is permissible inference, Third Circuit rule

    irreparable harm is permissible inference, Third Circuit rule
    Groupe SEB USA, Inc. v. Euro-Pro Operating LLC., No. 14-2767 (3d Cir. Dec. 17, 2014) District court opinion discussed here.  Euro-Pro appealed the preliminary injunction against it based on Lanham Act false advertising claims against its…
  • Dec 17

    Soul survivor: publicity and TM claims against recorded performance fail

    Soul survivor: publicity and TM claims against recorded performance fail
    Cummings v. Soul Train Holdings LLC, 2014 WL 7008952, No. 14 Civ. 36 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 12, 2014)This right of publicity/trademark case based on use of recorded performances to which the plaintiff didn’t own the copyright could’ve…
Rank this Week: 84

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 235

Mid South Trial Lawyer

Mid South Trial Lawyer

Covers personal injury news and developments. By Tim Edwards and Ed Wallis.

http://www.midsouthtriallawyer.com
  • Dec 18

    Considering Using Web Marketing? Check Out These Tips First!

    Considering Using Web Marketing? Check Out These Tips First!
    You can earn a lot of money by creating sites that attract readers and generate money through affiliate ads. This article contains some great information that can increase the rate of success for your affiliate site. In order to keep your…
  • Feb 22

    Lawsuits Filed Against Abbott Laboratories for AndroGel Low Testosterone Medication

    Lawsuits Filed Against Abbott Laboratories for AndroGel Low Testosterone Medication
    FREE CASE EVALUATION: CALL 1-800-632-1404 AndroGel May Cause Cardiac Events in Men A lawsuit has been filed for the prescription drug AndroGel, which is manufactured, sold, distributed and promoted by the AbbVie Inc. and Abbot…
  • Feb 21

    FDA To Launch Investigation Into AndroGel and Testosterone Replacement Therapy

    FDA To Launch Investigation Into AndroGel and Testosterone Replacement Therapy
    FREE CASE EVALUATION: CALL 1-800-632-1404 FDA To Investigate Claims of Injury Our defective medical device and prescription drug attorneys are pleased to see the FDA acting in the best interests of the US population.  The Food and…
Rank this Week: 394

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Dec 18

    Xarelto Louisiana MDL For Uncontrollable Bleeding Lawsuit

    Xarelto Louisiana MDL For Uncontrollable Bleeding Lawsuit
    The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation announced consolidation and centralization of all nationwide Xarelto lawsuits filed in federal courts before U.S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon in the Eastern District of Louisiana. Over 50…
  • Dec 16

    Wrongful Death Uterine Cancer Ethicon Morcellator Lawsuit

    Wrongful Death Uterine Cancer Ethicon Morcellator Lawsuit
    A Missouri family has recently filed an uterine cancer lawsuit over power morcellators. The deceased woman’s family alleged that the morcellator device manufactured by Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary caused cancer to be…
  • Dec 4

    Xarelto MDL Consolidation Hearing

    Xarelto MDL Consolidation Hearing
    Today, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) heard oral arguments to consolidate all federal Xarelto lawsuits before one judge, in one centralized U.S. District Court. It is widely anticipated that the U.S. JPML will…
Rank this Week: 348

Renewable + Law

Renewable + Law

The climate policy, renewable energy, and sustainability blog. By Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.lawofrenewableenergy.com/
Rank this Week: 852

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    11th Circuit rules for Cheney Mason

    11th Circuit rules for Cheney Mason
    This is a pretty interesting case:This case involves a law student’s efforts to form a contract by accepting a “million-dollar challenge” that a lawyer extended on national television while representing a client accused of…
  • Dec 18

    Lots of SDFLA new

    Lots of SDFLA new
    Acquittals, spies being returned, and all sorts of other fun. One story that was under the radar yesterday was President Obama's stingy list of pardons (only 12!) and commutations. There was one SDFLA case:-- Bernard Bryan Bulcourf –…
  • Dec 17

    Breaking -- ICE agent found Not Guilty across the board

    Breaking -- ICE agent found Not Guilty across the board
    Congrats to Silvia Piñera-Vazquez and the Raskins for their across the board Not Guilty verdict for Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent Juan F. Martinez before Judge Altonaga.
Rank this Week: 80

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    En banc review in Occupy Wall Street protest case

    En banc review in Occupy Wall Street protest case
    In August 2014, the Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 in favor of the Occupy Wall Street protesters who got arrested after crossing the Brooklyn Bridge. The Second Circuit rejected the City's Rule 12 motion and allowed the case to proceed to…
  • Dec 17

    Suicide note was in "plain view"

    Suicide note was in "plain view"
    The Court of Appeals grants summary judgment to police officers who seized a suicide note that was in plain view after the entered the house following a 911 call. Even if the police could have handled things better, they are entitled to…
  • Dec 15

    Court of Appeals upholds huge sanctions award against plaintiff

    Court of Appeals upholds huge sanctions award against plaintiff
    The plaintiff alleged that the police subjected him to excessive force. The plaintiff survived a motion for summary judgment and the case went to trial. The jury found for the police officers. But the case did not end then and there. Arguing…
Rank this Week: 834

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
Rank this Week: 617

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Dec 18

    Termination of Parental Rights - 2014 edition

    Termination of Parental Rights - 2014 edition
    Category: FYI;Legal Research;Self-Help Body: The 2014 edition of Termination of Parental Rights has been posted to our Research Guides page. Published: 12/18/2014 12:30 PM
  • Dec 17

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinions - 12/17/2014

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinions - 12/17/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC36779 - In re Paul M. (Termination of parental rights; "The respondent father  appeals from the judgment of the trial court terminating his parental rights with respect to his…
  • Dec 16

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 12/16/2014

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 12/16/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC36869 – In re Pedro J. C. (Child neglect; "During the past few years, tens of thousands of minor children have been caught crossing the United States southern border, causing a…
Rank this Week: 752

Data Privacy Monitor

Data Privacy Monitor

Covers data privacy, security and social media subjects. By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.dataprivacymonitor.com/
  • Dec 18

    FTC $19 Million Settlement with Google: Unauthorized In-App Charges Are Not Child’s Play

    FTC $19 Million Settlement with Google: Unauthorized In-App Charges Are Not Child’s Play
    The FTC recently approved a final Order resolving allegations that Google unfairly billed customers millions of dollars for unauthorized charges made by children using mobile apps downloaded from the Google Play app store. Under the…
  • Dec 16

    What’s on the Horizon in the Golden State?

    What’s on the Horizon in the Golden State?
    As we near the turn of the year into 2015, organizations should keep an eye on laws taking effect on the West Coast. This year, the crop of new privacy statutes includes a few without precedent anywhere in the country. The focus? Kids and…
  • Dec 12

    Malware Incident at Mental Health Nonprofit Leads to $150K Settlement with OCR

    Malware Incident at Mental Health Nonprofit Leads to $150K Settlement with OCR
    As cyberattacks targeting the healthcare industry continue to escalate, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has published its first-ever resolution agreement stemming from an incident involving…
Rank this Week: 630

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 18

    Federal government sues New York City over Rikers Island prison condition

    Federal government sues New York City over Rikers Island prison condition
    Federal prosecutors sued [case materials] New York City on Thursday over violent conditions at Rikers Island prison [official website]. The lawsuit comes after an August report [text] by the US Attorneys Office for the Southern District of…
  • Dec 18

    European Court of Justice rules obesity can be a disability

    European Court of Justice rules obesity can be a disability
    [JURIST] The European Court of Justice (ECJ) [official website] ruled [judgment, PDF] Thursday that morbid obesity can be considered a disability under the Equal Treatment in Employment Directive [text] if the employee is prevented from fully…
  • Dec 17

    Pakistan PM lifts death penalty moratorium following deadly attack

    Pakistan PM lifts death penalty moratorium following deadly attack
    [JURIST] Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif [official profile] on Wednesday approved the lifting of Pakistan's moratorium on the death penalty. Sharif's decision [BBC report] was rendered in response to a deadly attack [JURIST report] by…
Rank this Week: 10

New York Criminal Defense Attorney…

New York Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and criminal law news. By The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel, Esq.

http://www.newyorkcriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 18

    Dollree Mapp Dies in Georgia– The Victim Of An Illegal Search Leading To Landmark Supreme Court Case

    Dollree Mapp Dies in Georgia– The Victim Of An Illegal Search Leading To Landmark Supreme Court Case
    On May 23, 1957, in the Cleveland home of future boxing promoter Don King, three police officers demanded to enter to search for a man who they believed had been involved in a recent bombing. The tenant of the home, Dollree Mapp, refused to…
  • Dec 16

    Texting While Driving In 2014–Summary

    Texting While Driving In 2014–Summary
    In 2013, there were 135,738 texting while driving tickets issued by New York State police officers. Of these tickets, 63% resulted in convictions or pleas of guilty. 26% of texting tickets ended up in a conviction for a violation other than…
  • Nov 3

    Tougher Driving And Texting Laws In New York

    Tougher Driving And Texting Laws In New York
    On November 1, 2014, New York State increased the penalties and fines for drivers who stubbornly continue to drive while texting. Prior to 2011, texting and driving was a secondary violation in New York, meaning that a motorist who was caught…
Rank this Week: 842

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    New Issue: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

    New Issue: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law
    The latest issue of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (Vol. 47, no. 4, October 2014) is out. Contents include:Jon Bauer, Multiple Nationality and Refugees Daniel C.K. Chow, Navigating the Minefield of Trade Secrets Protection in…
  • Dec 18

    Fogdestam Agius: Interaction and Delimitation of International Legal Order

    Fogdestam Agius: Interaction and Delimitation of International Legal Order
    Maria Fogdestam Agius has published Interaction and Delimitation of International Legal Orders (Brill | Nijhoff 2014). Here's the abstract: In Interaction and Delimitation of International Legal Orders, the author describes how actions of…
  • Dec 18

    ESIL Lecture Series (Video)

    ESIL Lecture Series (Video)
    The European Society of International Law has posted on YouTube five more installments in the ESIL Lecture Series. (ESIL has its own YouTube Channel.) The lectures are: Dianne Otto, "Feminist Encounters with International Human Rights Law,"…
Rank this Week: 32

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
  • Dec 18

    2014 Trade Secrets Webinar Series Year in Review

    2014 Trade Secrets Webinar Series Year in Review
    Throughout 2014, Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s dedicated Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes Practice Group hosted a series of CLE webinars that addressed significant issues facing clients today in this important and ever changing…
  • Dec 17

    Arizona Supreme Court Holds that UTSA Does Not Preempt Common Law Claims for Misuse of Confidential Information That Is Not a Trade Secret

    Arizona Supreme Court Holds that UTSA Does Not Preempt Common Law Claims for Misuse of Confidential Information That Is Not a Trade Secret
    The nineteenth century English jurist Lord Ellenborough once observed that “it is difficult to struggle with the common law.”  Kerr v. Willan, 171 Eng. Rep 570 (K.B. 1817).  Nearly two centuries later, struggling with…
  • Dec 17

    USPTO To Host Trade Secret Symposium

    USPTO To Host Trade Secret Symposium
    The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host its first Trade Secret Symposium on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at USPTO Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. The symposium will provide an opportunity for…
Rank this Week: 848

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Dec 18

    Florida Foreclosures – What’s Happening Now?

    Florida Foreclosures – What’s Happening Now?
    December 2014 update on what we are seeing now with Florida foreclosures and related issues – 1. Foreclosure filings have remained steady in the last few weeks – this observation is based upon the number of calls we are receiving…
  • Dec 16

    Security in Florida Condominums: Privacy Concerns for Condo Owner

    Security in Florida Condominums: Privacy Concerns for Condo Owner
    For many Florida condo owners, one of the reasons they have chosen to live in a condominium community instead of a single family home is because of a feeling of greater security being provided there. There is a safety in numbers, of course.…
  • Dec 9

    When Can a Florida Condo Board Authorize and Direct Entry Into Your Condo Unit?

    When Can a Florida Condo Board Authorize and Direct Entry Into Your Condo Unit?
    Florida condominium life is truly its own cultural lifestyle. People move here from all over the nation and all over the world to enjoy our sunsets, our beaches, our unique Florida communities and things to do. Many choose to live in one of…
Rank this Week: 925

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 18

    How Prosecutors Can Use Your Social Media Information Against You

    How Prosecutors Can Use Your Social Media Information Against You
    Believe it or not, there are virtually no laws limiting the way police and prosecutors use your private information online.  For this reason, social media sites have become a veritable playground for criminal investigators. …
  • Dec 12

    Alibi Defense For Criminal Accusation

    Alibi Defense For Criminal Accusation
    The crime-drama shows on television always follow the same general plot line: a crime is committed, a suspect is identified, but then the suspect has an alibi, and the search for the real killer/thief/attacker continues for the remainder of…
  • Dec 5

    Massachusetts Shoplifting Defense Attorney: Challenging Shoplifting Charge

    Massachusetts Shoplifting Defense Attorney: Challenging Shoplifting Charge
    It’s the holiday season once again and the stores and shopping malls are jam-packed full of busy shoppers trying to get their holiday purchases completed. It’s also the time of year that more and more retailers accuse customers of…
Rank this Week: 309

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Dec 18

    CES 2015: What Does The FutureLawyer Expect To See?

    CES 2015: What Does The FutureLawyer Expect To See?
    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.
  • Dec 18

    Do You Really Know What You Want?

    Do You Really Know What You Want?
    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.
  • Dec 18

    What Are The Four Hottest Tech Areas Coming?

    What Are The Four Hottest Tech Areas Coming?
    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: 499

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 831

Trademarkology

Trademarkology

Provides insight and guidance on selecting a brand name or logo and protecting it with a federally registered trademark. By Stites & Harbison, PLLC.

http://www.trademarkologist.com/
  • Dec 18

    What The USPTO Wants You To Know About 2014

    What The USPTO Wants You To Know About 2014
    Here at the Trademarkology blog, we tend to focus on the lighter side of trademark law. We leave the boring stuff to the other trademark blogs (just kidding … sort of). Since we’re in the trademark biz, however, we do pay…
  • Dec 15

    Chick-fil-A’s Feathers Get Ruffled Over “EAT MORE KALE”

    Chick-fil-A’s Feathers Get Ruffled Over “EAT MORE KALE”
    Eat more kale! I’ve been saying this for months now, but a Vermont folk artist has taken this belief to a whole new level. Three years ago Vermonter Bo Muller-Moore filed an application to register the mark “EAT MORE…
  • Dec 12

    Trademark Week in Review: December 12, 2014

    Trademark Week in Review: December 12, 2014
    Here’s your weekly roundup of stories in the world of trademarks: Mari-Elise reported that Oklahoma State University and New Mexico State University put down their six-shooters in their trademark dispute; Randy revealed what Santa Claus…
Rank this Week: 879

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Dec 18

    When You Feel Your Rights Slipping Out From Under You, Consider Lawsuit Funding

    When You Feel Your Rights Slipping Out From Under You, Consider Lawsuit Funding
    Have you been injured in a slip and fall accident, retained an attorney, and struggling to make ends meet? Don’t get discouraged about your financial situation, contact a legal finance company to learn about litigation funding and how…
  • Dec 16

    Why a Plaintiff in Personal Injury Litigation May Need Lawsuit Funding

    Why a Plaintiff in Personal Injury Litigation May Need Lawsuit Funding
    Plaintiffs in personal injury cases often times are unable to work due to injuries and face high medical bills, making lawsuit funding incredibly helpful. While negligence can be due to a defective product, medical malpractice, slip and fall…
  • Dec 12

    Financial Assistance to Help You Claim Your Right

    Financial Assistance to Help You Claim Your Right
    While negligence can be due to a defective product, medical malpractice, slip and fall accident, or dangerous products, the most common cause is an auto accident. When a personal injury occurs, the first step is to seek medical attention.…
Rank this Week: 799

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

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

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 883

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

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

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 354

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Dec 18

    Attorney Barred From Pro Se Filings In Disciplinary Matter

    Attorney Barred From Pro Se Filings In Disciplinary Matter
    The Florida Supreme Court has held that an attorney who has filed abusive pleadings is barred from filing pro se motions in his disciplinary matter. This Court has chosen to sanction pro se respondents who have abused the judicial process...
  • Dec 18

    Use Of Trust Account To Aid Son's Business Gets Lawyer Reprimanded

    Use Of Trust Account To Aid Son's Business Gets Lawyer Reprimanded
    An attorney who allowed his escrow account to be used by his son, who was experiencing financial difficulty in operating a construction business, was publicly reprimanded by the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The court declined to order restitution…
  • Dec 17

    Drag Race Death Leads To Suspension And, Now, Reinstatement

    Drag Race Death Leads To Suspension And, Now, Reinstatement
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has reinstated an attorney convicted of felony manslaughter and misdemeanor DUI On December 22, 2007, Morgan and his best friend and law partner, Andre Carolina, were having a few drinks after work. At one point…
Rank this Week: 337

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/
  • Dec 18

    Who is a controller?

    Who is a controller?
    There have been a number of recent cases that raised the question, "Who is a controller?" The answer is important because in the context of a going private transaction, the presence of a controlling stockholder will affect the…
  • Dec 16

    Forum Selection through an Agency Len

    Forum Selection through an Agency Len
    Deborah Demott has an addition to the whole forum selection clause debate with her new paper Forum Selection Bylaw Refracted Through an Agency Lens. Here's the abstract: Forum-selection bylaws are controversial when they are unilaterally…
  • Dec 8

    Determining the standard of review

    Determining the standard of review
    Gibson Dunn recently posted this very helpful chart over at the HLS Governance Project as a cheat sheet for determining which standard of review a challenged transaction will likely get. For the same chart - but with all the footnotes...
Rank this Week: 47

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Dec 18

    “Zoning In” Water Conservation -- by John R. Nolon

    “Zoning In” Water Conservation -- by John R. Nolon
    As we approach zoning’s centennial in 2016, the Land Use Law Center at Pace Law School is examining what is durable and what is deficient in land use regulation today. As times change, zoning must renew itself by adjusting to...
  • Dec 17

    NY to Ban Fracking

    NY to Ban Fracking
    In an announcement that frankly took me by surprise, Gov. Cuomo has announced a plan to ban all hydraulic fracking in the state. from the NYT
  • Dec 17

    Furman Fellowship Opportunity at NYU

    Furman Fellowship Opportunity at NYU
    NYU Furman Center Legal Research Fellowship The Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at New York University invites applications for a post-graduate legal fellowship. The Furman Center, jointly housed at NYU’s School of Law and…
Rank this Week: 507

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 418