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nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • May 25

    Protect My Money

    Protect My Money
    The Housing and Planning Act 2016 is finally here although it will probably not be in force until early 2017. One of the late amendments to the Act finally introduced compulsory client money protection for agency work. This is something that…
  • May 24

    Money down the drain

    Money down the drain
    Court v Van Dijk & Anor [2016] EWCA Civ 483 Nuisance cases are tricky. There is a lot to establish for causation, for liability and for loss. This case is perhaps a cautionary tale about the need to be constantly alert to changes in the…
  • May 15

    Downloads and conflict

    Downloads and conflict
    A couple of notes from the weekend. I’ve updated the downloadable PDF files for homelessness and possession posts to include 2014 to now. I’ve also added all disrepair posts from 2006 to now as a new file (it is a hefty 214 page…
Rank this Week: 503

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 25

    One-Car Accident on I-75 Kills 3, Injures 5

    One-Car Accident on I-75 Kills 3, Injures 5
    A mother and two of her six young children, ages 5 and 8, were killed recently in a car accident on I-75 in Pembroke Pines.  Of the other children – girls ages 2 and 4 and boys ages 6 and 9 – only the 2-year-old was strapped…
  • May 23

    Chhetri v. U.S. – Bus Accident Injury Lawsuit

    Chhetri v. U.S. – Bus Accident Injury Lawsuit
    A serious bus accident in 2011 caused by a driver falling asleep at the wheel occurred during a brief grace period extended by the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) after the bus carrier flunked its safety rating. …
  • May 18

    Luther v. Lander – Importance of Expert Witness Testimony

    Luther v. Lander – Importance of Expert Witness Testimony
    Anytime one is involved in a Florida car accident, it is imperative to seek immediate medical attention – even if you feel totally fine at first.  The reason for this is two-fold: Many car accident-related injuries are latent,…
Rank this Week: 228

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Students Re-Insert Prayer At Graduation Ceremony

    Students Re-Insert Prayer At Graduation Ceremony
    Christian Post reported yesterday that graduating high school students in East Liverpool, Ohio took matters into their own hands after the school board ended the 70-year old tradition of the choir singing the Lord's Prayer at commencement…
  • May 25

    College Tennis Player Sues For Religious Discrimination

    College Tennis Player Sues For Religious Discrimination
    The Washington Times reports on a religious discrimination lawsuit filed last week in Idaho federal district court by a former player on the Idaho State University tennis team.  The suit also alleges negligence, infliction of emotional…
  • May 25

    Dispute Over Selection of New Pastor Dismissed Under Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine

    Dispute Over Selection of New Pastor Dismissed Under Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine
    In Mouton v. Christian Faith Missionary Baptist Church, (TX App., May 24, 2016), a Texas state appeals court dismissed on ecclesiastical abstention grounds a dispute between two groups in a church over who should be its new pastor.  The…
Rank this Week: 44

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Law firm advises: protect your brand via (c)

    Law firm advises: protect your brand via (c)
    The advice from Drinker Biddle includes using the DMCA to get uses of your TM taken down, which is pretty much exactly the definition of one significant category of DMCA abuses.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • May 24

    EFF/Copyright professors' comment on FCC's proposed set-top box rule

    EFF/Copyright professors' comment on FCC's proposed set-top box rule
    Content companies have opposed the FCC's proposed set-top box rule on the grounds that it would allow copyright infringement because people who'd paid for cable would be watching it without additional payments from the set-top box…
  • May 24

    Dilution question of the day, handbag edition

    Dilution question of the day, handbag edition
    Betsey Pop Betsey Johnson Kitsch "soda" handbagSo, what's the dilution verdict? http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
Rank this Week: 233

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Covers estate planning.

http://www.mendellawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 25

    How Do I Fund My Trust?

    How Do I Fund My Trust?
    In years past, trusts were used almost exclusively by wealthy families as a tool to pass down the family fortune while avoiding estate taxes and retaining some degree of control over the assets held by the trust. Trusts have come a long way,…
  • May 20

    Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

    Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?
    Dean G. Witter (1887-1969) – Businessman Dean Witter was a U.S. businessman who co-founded Dean Witter & Company, which became the largest investment house on the West Coast. In 1914, Witter partnered with Charles Blyth to found…
  • May 18

    Thought for the Day:

    Thought for the Day:
    “The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.” Kalu Ndukwe Kalu
Rank this Week: 542

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 30

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 25

    2d Annual Mid-Career Tax Professors Workshop Concludes At UC-Davi

    2d Annual Mid-Career Tax Professors Workshop Concludes At UC-Davi
    Panel #5: Issues in Enforcement and Inter-Governmental Relations David Gamage (UC-Berkeley), Tax Cannibalization and Fiscal Federalism in the United States, 110 Nw. U. L. Rev. ___ (2016) Commentator: Adam Rosenzweig (Washington University)…
  • May 25

    House Holds Hearing Today On Perspectives On The Need For Tax Reform

    House Holds Hearing Today On Perspectives On The Need For Tax Reform
    The House Ways & Means Committee holds a hearing today on Perspectives on the Need for Tax Reform: This hearing will focus on perspectives and considerations that drive the need for tax reform, in particular economic growth, business…
  • May 25

    Former Tax Lawyer Jo Ann Rooney Named President Of Loyola Chicago

    Former Tax Lawyer Jo Ann Rooney Named President Of Loyola Chicago
    Jo Ann Rooney (J.D. 1987, Suffolk; LL.M. (Tax) 1991, Boston University), has been named the first lay President of Loyola University Chicago. She worked as a tax lawyer for several years in the 1990s in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, before…
Rank this Week: 63

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

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

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

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • May 25

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-05-24

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-05-24
    Google ruling puts Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ law back in focus https://t.co/5t4y7nAFd7 -> Huge Oracle-Google legal battle over Java is now in the jury's hands https://t.co/5Sgf3s363f -> Pirate Bay's Domain…
  • May 24

    Privacy injunctions in the age of the Internet and social media: PJS v News Group Newspaper

    Privacy injunctions in the age of the Internet and social media: PJS v News Group Newspaper
    You’re a celebrity and had a threesome. Your partner wasn’t one of them. You want the affair to remain private. You go to court and get an interim injunction. It prevents the English press from publishing the tawdry details…
  • May 24

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-05-23

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-05-23
    PPCA, Foxtel, and s.154(1) https://t.co/aSb90nwnsS -> Celebrity threesome injunction: Twitter issues warning to users naming couple | via @telegraphnews https://t.co/E4kdVqCrW5 -> Celebrity threesome injunction: Top judges rule…
Rank this Week: 664

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • May 25

    Non-GAAP Measures: Are The New CDIs Kosher?

    Non-GAAP Measures: Are The New CDIs Kosher?
    The first thing I need to note is that I have moved up the date of our webcast – “Non-GAAP Disclosures: What Is Permissible?” – to Thursday, June 9th at 11 am eastern. Meredith Cross has joined the all-star panel too.…
  • May 24

    The SEC’s Reg Flex Agenda: Looking Ahead to 2017?

    The SEC’s Reg Flex Agenda: Looking Ahead to 2017?
    As I have blogged many times (here’s one), the SEC’s Reg Flex Agendas tend to be “aspirational” – and experience bears that out as the SEC often misses its “target” deadlines. I actually loathe…
  • May 23

    Crowdfunding Starts With a Bang! (Or a Whimper?)

    Crowdfunding Starts With a Bang! (Or a Whimper?)
    As could be expected, a number of players were chomping at the bit last Monday when Regulation Crowdfunding became effective. The lowdown of this activity is covered in this blog by Steve Quinlivan – including the 29 issuers who filed a…
Rank this Week: 456

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
  • May 25

    How to stop your phone from being hacked – Ali Dehghantanha

    How to stop your phone from being hacked – Ali Dehghantanha
    If you’ve ever forgotten your phone or left it at home for the day, you will have realised just how much you use it. On average, we check our mobile phones about 110 times a day. Using them for just about everything, from summoning an…
  • May 24

    How Brexit might affect EU audiovisual media services policy making – Alison Harcourt

    How Brexit might affect EU audiovisual media services policy making – Alison Harcourt
    In light of the replies to the public consultation on Directive 2010/13/EU on Audio-Visual Media Services (AVMSD), the Commission’s Regulatory Fitness (REFIT) exercise, the public consultation on the EU Satellite and Cable…
  • May 24

    Another one-eyed fable from the corporate press – Brian Cathcart

    Another one-eyed fable from the corporate press – Brian Cathcart
    The corporate papers that are determined to resist Leveson-based reform are currently playing what they evidently consider to be their strongest card, and it is this: “If the changes are implemented as promised, a publication that…
Rank this Week: 108

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

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

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • May 25

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

    Transcript: “M&A Research – Nuts & Bolts”
    We have posted the transcript for our recent webcast: “M&A Research: Nuts & Bolts.”
  • May 24

    Private Deal Terms Study

    Private Deal Terms Study
    In this 101-page study, SRS Acquiom analyzes the deal terms of 735 private-target acquisitions valued at $137 billion, to assist you in deal structuring and negotiation and bring you a robust view of the private-target M&A…
  • May 23

    Federal Court Shreds Staples’ Acquisition of Office Depot

    Federal Court Shreds Staples’ Acquisition of Office Depot
    Here’s the summary of this Goodwin Procter memo: In yet another example of the Obama Administration’s continued vigorous enforcement of the antitrust laws, the Federal Trade Commission successfully sued and ultimately blocked the…
Rank this Week: 341

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/
  • May 25

    Another win for Lewis Tein

    Another win for Lewis Tein
    This time to the tune of $4 million. Congrats to them for proving the haters wrong.
  • May 24

    Time for a new courthouse in Ft. Lauderdale

    Time for a new courthouse in Ft. Lauderdale
    GSA says it will cost about $190 million.  From the Sun-Sentinel:The downtown federal courthouse needs to be replaced, a new federal study has determined, something that local judges, attorneys and area officials have been saying for…
  • May 23

    Is it summer yet?

    Is it summer yet?
    The weather says yes.Some quick news:1.  Slate's Dahlia Lithwick says Trump's SCOTUS choices are bad for women: The list consists of six federal appeals court judges (all appointed by George W. Bush) and five state supreme court…
Rank this Week: 49

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

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

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 444

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • May 25

    Add Probating Your Will to Your Bucket List

    Add Probating Your Will to Your Bucket List
    Susan G. Thatch, Ante-Mortem Probate in New Jersey—An Idea Resurrected?, 39 Seton Hall Legis. J. 331 (2015).Gerry W. BeyerAnte-mortem probate addresses a glaring deficiency with the post-mortem probate model prevalently used in the…
  • May 24

    Tort Law in the Laboratory

    Tort Law in the Laboratory
    Theodore Eisenberg and Christoph Engel, Unpacking Negligence Liability: Experimentally Testing the Governance Effect, 13 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 116 (2016), available at SSRN.Mark GeistfeldEmpirical study of the law is important,…
  • May 23

    Sex Discrimination: The Future of LGBT Rights?

    Sex Discrimination: The Future of LGBT Rights?
    Suzanne Goldberg, Risky Arguments in Social-Justice Litigation: The Case of Sex Discrimination and Marriage Equality, 114 Colum. L. Rev. 2087 (2014).Clifford RoskyFor several decades, scholars, lawyers, and judges have debated whether laws…
Rank this Week: 226

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • May 25

    Use Body Language When You Negotiate

    Use Body Language When You Negotiate
    Lawyers negotiate all the time — with other lawyers, partners, staff and clients. Even at home, you’re probably negotiating to get someone in your family to do what you want. One key to successful negotiation is creating a deep…
  • May 25

    Use Body Language When You Negotiate

    Use Body Language When You Negotiate
    Lawyers negotiate all the time — with other lawyers, partners, staff and clients. Even at home, you’re probably negotiating to get someone in your family to do what you want. One key to successful negotiation is creating a deep…
  • May 24

    Working from Home? Use the Right Tool

    Working from Home? Use the Right Tool
    Working from home — even for part of the time — has many advantages. It saves money on office space, reduces time wasted on commuting, and can help you achieve greater work-life balance. According to the American Bar…
Rank this Week: 329

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
Rank this Week: 976

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 25

    CRST Van Expedited v. EEOC

    CRST Van Expedited v. EEOC
    Another unanimous loss for Obama, another trip to the dunking booth for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: my new Cato post on last week’s Supreme Court decision on the proper standard for awarding attorneys’ fees to…
  • May 24

    Champerty and maintenance explainer (Gawker/Hogan/Thiel edition)

    Champerty and maintenance explainer (Gawker/Hogan/Thiel edition)
    [Wrestler Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media over its publication of a sex tape resulted in a Florida jury’s award of $140 million against the widely loathed journalistic entity. There had been rumors that someone staked…
  • May 24

    International free speech roundup

    International free speech roundup
    Tonight in New York City, Cato presents its Milton Friedman Award to Danish journalist Flemming Rose, a key figure in the [still-ongoing] Mohammed cartoons episode, and author of The Tyranny of Silence [David Boaz, Cato] Troubles in Turkey:…
Rank this Week: 18

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • May 25

    AALS Property Law Section Call-for-Papers!

    AALS Property Law Section Call-for-Papers!
    AALS Property Law Section Call For Papers January 2017 -- AALS Conference in San Francisco, CA The AALS Property Law Section has two panels at the AALS Conference this year. If you would like to participate in either of these...
  • May 20

    Live Blogging #ALPS2016 -- fun property!

    Live Blogging #ALPS2016 -- fun property!
    What a way to finish up the day! I'm now in a panel titled "Fun Property: How Property Can Increase Recreation, Health, and Happiness." What could be more fun than this? The first paper is by Avital Margalit (Sapir) who...
  • May 20

    Regulating Landlords and Tenant

    Regulating Landlords and Tenant
    Moving on to the second afternoon panel, moderated by Susan Bright (Oxford), first up is Abigail Jackson. Her presentation, titled "Balancing Rights and Obligations: Chnage and Residential Tenancy Agreements in the UK", noted that…
Rank this Week: 97

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Beppino Englaro Wins Judgment for Unwanted Treatment

    Beppino Englaro Wins Judgment for Unwanted Treatment
    Three years ago, I published "Clinicians May Not Administer Life-Sustaining Treatment Without Consent: Civil, Criminal, and Disciplinary Sanctions."   My main point was that while the risk of legal penalties for administering unwanted…
  • May 24

    Colorado Enacts Legislative Solution for Unrepresented Patiennt

    Colorado Enacts Legislative Solution for Unrepresented Patiennt
    I was delighted to present, this weekend, with Jean Abbott and Debra Bennett-Woods at ICCEC 2016.  We discussed new legislation in Colorado that addresses medical decision for incapacitated unrepresented patients.  
  • May 24

    Israel Stinson, Still Dead, Transferred from California to Cuba

    Israel Stinson, Still Dead, Transferred from California to Cuba
    Like Jahi McMath in early 2014, Israel Stinson has been transferred from a California hospital, despite having been determined dead. On May 23, the family withdrew as moot their emergency motion for an injunction from the U.S. Court of…
Rank this Week: 374

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 25

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    More commentary on Monday’s opinion in Foster v. Chatman, holding by a vote of seven to one that the Supreme Court of Georgia’s decision that the defendant failed to show purposeful race discrimination in the selection of his jury…
  • May 24

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP v. Garrido 15-1336 Issue: (1) Whether the California Court of Appeal erred by holding, in direct conflict with DirectTV v. Imburgia, that the parties’ agreement…
  • May 24

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 26

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 26
    In its Conference of May 26, 2016, the Court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether and under what standard a corporation or other organization may be deemed to have “knowingly” presented a false claim, or used…
Rank this Week: 10

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 430

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

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

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • May 25

    Ninth Circuit Finds That Purpose Of Stock Rights Plan Matter

    Ninth Circuit Finds That Purpose Of Stock Rights Plan Matter
    Most equity award plans that I come across include a statement of the plan’s purposes.  I haven’t tended to give these provisions a whole lot of thought, but an opinion issued yesterday by the Ninth Circuit…
  • May 24

    Who Decides Whether A Shareholder Has Complied With An Advance Notice Bylaw?

    Who Decides Whether A Shareholder Has Complied With An Advance Notice Bylaw?
    UCLA Professor Stephen Bainbridge asked the following question concerning advance notice bylaw provisions in “The Professor is Stumped: Today’s Corporate Law Question“: When an incumbent board of directors claims that a…
  • May 23

    How The Defend Trade Secrets Act Of 2016 Opens The Door To Disclosure Of Trade Secret

    How The Defend Trade Secrets Act Of 2016 Opens The Door To Disclosure Of Trade Secret
    François-Marie Arouet, better known as Voltaire, once famously wrote “Ce corps qui s’appelait et qui s’appelle encore le saint empire romain n’était en aucune manière ni saint, ni romain, ni empire…
Rank this Week: 230

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 25

    New Comp Coverage in Ohio for Some Employer

    New Comp Coverage in Ohio for Some Employer
    Good news for some businesses doing work in the Buckeye State.   A new workers compensation coverage insurance option is now available to eligible Ohio businesses for their employees who work in other states. The new offering will…
  • May 24

    Ohio Worker Suffers Multiple Broken Bones, Company Fined

    Ohio Worker Suffers Multiple Broken Bones, Company Fined
    A 39-year-old Ohio worker suffered multiple broken bones after he fell more than 40 feet while conducting maintenance on a crane at TimkenSteel’s Faircrest Plant.   The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and…
  • May 23

    Structured Settlements Protect Injured Workers & Save Work Comp Cost

    Structured Settlements Protect Injured Workers & Save Work Comp Cost
    Michael Stack:   Hello, Michael Stack here. Principal of Amaxx, founder of COMPClub, and co-author of “Your Ultimate Guide to Mastering Worker’s Comp Costs”. One of the core philosophies that I believe is that a…
Rank this Week: 76

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 586

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • May 25

    NY: Attempt to Eliminate SoL in Sexual Assault Cases, Create 1-Year Window on Expired Claim

    NY: Attempt to Eliminate SoL in Sexual Assault Cases, Create 1-Year Window on Expired Claim
    Last month, I reported that Pennsylvania was debating bills to remove or extend the statute of limitations for sexual assault cases. The same is occurring in New York, where current law requires a lawsuit to be filed by the time...
  • May 24

    China: Compensation for Governmental Torts Increase

    China: Compensation for Governmental Torts Increase
    Over at Torts Today, George Conk is reporting that compensation in China for governmental rights violations has increased. Unlike the U.S., which has fairly strong doctrines of governmental immunity, China allows the government to be held…
  • May 23

    Shmueli & Sinai on Paying Damages TO the Tortfeasor

    Shmueli & Sinai on Paying Damages TO the Tortfeasor
    Ben Shmueli & Yuval Sinai have posted to SSRN Victim Pays Damages to Tortfeasor: The When and Wherefore. The abstract provides: Is there a reality in which the victim pays damages to the tortfeasor? This article analyzes Calabresi and…
Rank this Week: 437

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

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

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • May 25

    A fall, summary judgment, and the admissibility of affidavits.

    A fall, summary judgment, and the admissibility of affidavits.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed, and granted defendant's motion dismissing the complaint in this action where plaintiff alleges that he was injured when he fell down the stairs in defendants' building. Defendants…
  • May 24

    A school's duty to supervise.

    A school's duty to supervise.
    Practice point:  A school owes a duty to adequately supervise the students in its care, and may be held liable for foreseeable injuries proximately related to the absence of adequate supervision.Student note:  In determining…
  • May 23

    CPLR 5015 and vacating a default.

    CPLR 5015 and vacating a default.
    Practice point:  Where a defendant seeks to vacate a default under both CPLR 5015(a)(1), excusable default, and (a)(4), lack of jurisdiction, the court will first determine whether it has personal jurisdiction over the defendant, as, if…
Rank this Week: 272

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Can new tenants sue a landlord for compensation if the existing tenants refuse to leave?

    Can new tenants sue a landlord for compensation if the existing tenants refuse to leave?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Here is a question to the blog clinic from Andrew (not his real name) who is a tenant I have signed 12-month tenancy agreement.  The day before we were due to move in the landlord informs us that the…
  • May 23

    Are Judges are making mistakes with possession orders on a massive scale?

    Are Judges are making mistakes with possession orders on a massive scale?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Possession order mistakes are bad news for both landlords and tenants - but are they being made more of then than we think? The post Are Judges are making mistakes with possession orders on a massive scale?…
  • May 22

    Landlords – three ways that fraudsters can target YOUR property

    Landlords – three ways that fraudsters can target YOUR property
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: As a landlord, your property is probably one of the most valuable, if not THE most valuable asset you own. This means that it is likely to be targeted fraudsters. There are a number of ways this can be done.…
Rank this Week: 935

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Rollover crash near Wendell injures driver.

    Rollover crash near Wendell injures driver.
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • May 24

    Final Update - Traffic Again Flowing Smoothly on Interstate 15, North of Blackfoot

    Final Update - Traffic Again Flowing Smoothly on Interstate 15, North of Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • May 24

    Traffic Again Flowing Smoothly on Interstate 15, North of Blackfoot

    Traffic Again Flowing Smoothly on Interstate 15, North of Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 265

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/
Rank this Week: 745

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • May 25

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  • May 22

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  • May 18

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Rank this Week: 395

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • May 25

    May Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    May Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the May 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $59,000 verdict- Harrison County breach of contract case (2/19/16); $600 verdict- DeSoto County car wreck case (3/17/16); defense verdict- DeSoto County medical…
  • May 23

    Report: Most Lawyers Are Not Busy Enough

    Report: Most Lawyers Are Not Busy Enough
    You are not alone if you are a partner at a law firm and aren’t busy enough. According to this ABA article an Altman Weil report reveals that most partners aren’t busy enough. The figure is 80% for non-equity partners at big…
  • May 18

    Varidesk is a Great Stand-up Desk Option

    Varidesk is a Great Stand-up Desk Option
    Regular readers are familiar with my bitching about the health effects of sitting at a desk and working on a computer all day. Sitting all day makes my neck stiff and hurt. My gut feeling is that it’s generally bad for my physical…
Rank this Week: 234

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • May 24

    FDA salutes four industry food safety initiatives in reportable food registry

    FDA salutes four industry food safety initiatives in reportable food registry
    Four initiatives by the private sector to improve food safety are called out for recognition in the 5th Annual Reportable Food Registry Report, which has been submitted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). They include: Guidance on…
  • May 24

    Researchers find nanoparticles in 6 of 6 U.S. baby formulas tested

    Researchers find nanoparticles in 6 of 6 U.S. baby formulas tested
    Recent research has detected potentially harmful nanoparticles in six out of six popular infant formulas tested. Not surprisingly, this has triggered yet more concern about the safety of these engineered particles, which are added to some of…
  • May 24

    UK restaurant owner gets 6 years for role in peanut allergy death

    UK restaurant owner gets 6 years for role in peanut allergy death
    Restaurant owner Mohammed Zaman, 52, has been found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence in the anaphylactic shock death of a customer in the United Kingdom who was allergic to peanuts. In the sentencing, which was also for six…
Rank this Week: 172

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • May 24

    Fiscalía de Nueva York demanda a Domino’s por robo de salario en las franquicia

    Fiscalía de Nueva York demanda a Domino’s por robo de salario en las franquicia
    Este martes, la oficina del fiscal general del estado de Nueva York, Eric T. Schneiderman, anunció la presentación de una demanda en contra de Domino’s Pizza L.L.C., empresa franquiciante, por robo de salarios, un…
  • May 24

    Decisión judicial legaliza comercio de cuernos de rinocerontes en Sudáfrica

    Decisión judicial legaliza comercio de cuernos de rinocerontes en Sudáfrica
    Frente a una decisión judicial emitida la semana pasada según la cual la prohibición del comercio interno de cuernos de rinoceronte en Sudáfrica no podrá sostenerse otros siete años, el ministerio de…
  • May 24

    Familiares del beisbolista Tony Gwynn demandan a tabacalera

    Familiares del beisbolista Tony Gwynn demandan a tabacalera
    Ante la Corte Superior de San Diego, California, Estados Unidos, los familiares del beisbolista miembro del Hall de la Fama, Tony Gwynn, presentaron una demanda por homicidio culposo en contra de Altri Group Inc., la empresa de tabaco antes…
Rank this Week: 173

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 242

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • May 24

    Azerbaijan: Khadija, On Your Birthday, You Are Not Alone!

    Azerbaijan: Khadija, On Your Birthday, You Are Not Alone!
    Renowned investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova turns forty on Friday, May 27, celebrating her birthday for the second consecutive year in Baku’s Kurdukhani jail. Please join Amnesty International in wishing Khadija a happy…
  • May 24

    Foster v. Chatman Ruling Reverses Death Sentence on the Basis of Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection

    Foster v. Chatman Ruling Reverses Death Sentence on the Basis of Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection
    In a significant ruling from the Supreme Court yesterday, the Court reversed the conviction and death sentence of a Georgia man on the basis that prosecutors intentionally discriminated by excluding blacks from the jury. Timothy Foster, an…
  • May 23

    Call on U.S. Congress to Lift Embargo Against Cuba

    Call on U.S. Congress to Lift Embargo Against Cuba
              President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba in March marked a key turning point in U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relations. The president’s visit follows a series of efforts made by the Clinton and Obama…
Rank this Week: 38

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    T1785/15 : un conseil erroné

    T1785/15 : un conseil erroné
    La demanderesse avait donné son accord au jeu de revendications amendé par la division d'examen et payé la taxe de délivrance et de publication. La mention de décision de délivrance devait être…
  • May 22

    Préparation à l’Examen de Qualification Européen (EQE) de 2017

    Préparation à l’Examen de Qualification Européen (EQE) de 2017
    Préparation à l’Examen de Qualification Européen (EQE) de 2017 LA FORMATION ASPI : L’ASPI organise depuis 1982 une formation pratique à l’Examen Européen de Qualification (EQE),…
  • May 19

    EQE : futures règles d'enregistrement en vue d'une inscription à l'EQE

    EQE : futures règles d'enregistrement en vue d'une inscription à l'EQE
    Par décision du 23 mars 2016, le conseil de surveillance de l'EQE a modifié la règle 28 des dispositions d'exécution du règlement relatif à l'EQE (REE). Cette règle crée une…
Rank this Week: 968

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • May 24

    AT&T Mobility LLC v. Intellectual Ventures II LLC (PTAB 2016)

    AT&T Mobility LLC v. Intellectual Ventures II LLC (PTAB 2016)
    Directory Assistance Call Completion Is Not A Financial Service for CBM Purposes By Joseph Herndon -- On May 4, 2016, the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a decision denying institution of a Covered Business Method (CBM)…
  • May 23

    Intelligent Bio-Systems, Inc. v. Illumina Cambridge Ltd. (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    Intelligent Bio-Systems, Inc. v. Illumina Cambridge Ltd. (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    By Andrew Williams -- Have you ever mixed up the obviousness determinations of "motivation to combine" and "reasonable expectation of success"? If so, you are apparently not alone -- the Federal Circuit recently faulted the Patent Trial and…
  • May 22

    In re TLI Communications LLC Patent Litigation (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    In re TLI Communications LLC Patent Litigation (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    By Michael Borella -- This case is notable mainly because it is the first Federal Circuit decision to distinguish itself from Enfish LLC v. Microsoft Corp., and also because it is another reminder that the wall between patentable subject…
Rank this Week: 357

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 325

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Another Raw Milk Recall

    Another Raw Milk Recall
    If this was any other producer of food, this manufacturer would be put out of business or in jail. Raw milk and cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno... Continue Reading
  • May 22

    DeCosters and Jail: three months seem just about right

    DeCosters and Jail: three months seem just about right
    Jack DeCoster and Peter DeCoster were sentenced April 13, 2015 by U.S. District Court Judge Mark Bennett to three months in prison for introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce.  In... Continue Reading
  • May 21

    Needle Tenderized Steaks Now Come With Warning

    Needle Tenderized Steaks Now Come With Warning
    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS), starting May 17th meat processors are required to disclose on labels whether meat has been through the commonly... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 32

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 848

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 147

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 489

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 762

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • May 24

    Where in the World is Partner Emeritus?

    Where in the World is Partner Emeritus?
    A recent dispatch from my friend Partner Emeritus, who for political reasons is touring familiar points south and scouting residential properties: Dan, one of the sexual fantasies on my bucket list entails me dressing up as a British naval…
  • May 18

    Full text of May 17, 2017 DDC pro-2nd Amendment Decision.

    Full text of May 17, 2017 DDC pro-2nd Amendment Decision.
    Well-written plain English opinion yesterday U.S. District Judge Richard. R. Leon. DDC May 17, 2016 handgun decision...
  • May 17

    John Daniel Hull, III. Happy Birthday, Big John.

    John Daniel Hull, III. Happy Birthday, Big John.
    John Daniel Hull III. May 17, 1928 - December 27, 2012. My Dad's 88th birthday would have been May 17, 2016. This blog has posted pictures of him at various ages. Below is one of his favorite places in the...
Rank this Week: 296

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 24

    Who Controls the Disposition of a Decedent's Remains?

    Who Controls the Disposition of a Decedent's Remains?
    Kyril Faenov did not make his desires known with respect to the disposition of his remains after death. His widow arranged to bury him at a cemetery in Seattle. However, his mother wanted to exhume his remains and place them...
  • May 24

    The Humorous Steps on How To Prepare a Will

    The Humorous Steps on How To Prepare a Will
    When we think about preparing a will, we think about a somber, reflective experience. One where you identify your assets, name beneficiaries, and assign fiduciary duties. But does it all have to be so serious? We can certainly find some...
  • May 24

    Article on Estate Tax and Combating Wealth Inequality

    Article on Estate Tax and Combating Wealth Inequality
    Goldburn P. Maynard Jr. recently published an article entitled, Perpetuating Inequality by Taxing Wealth, 84 Fordham L. Rev. 2429 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Proposals to “fix” the estate tax by making it both…
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