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Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Mar 6

    Gwen’s Take: Hillary, Congress & Ferguson: The perils of seeing more clearly

    Gwen’s Take: Hillary, Congress & Ferguson: The perils of seeing more clearly
    As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton used a personal email account and a private server based out of her New York home, rather than official government email. In light of that revelation this week, a House Oversight committee subpoenaed her…
  • Mar 4

    Health care of 8 million on the line as Supreme Court hears ACA case

    Health care of 8 million on the line as Supreme Court hears ACA case
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKS5 things to know about the Supreme Court case challenging Obamacare A look at the challenges threatening the health of Obamacare GOP divided over using budget process to derail Obamacare JUDY…
  • Mar 2

    Supreme Court weighs process, not politics, of who draws voting map

    Supreme Court weighs process, not politics, of who draws voting map
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSupreme court to hear case on voter-approved redistricting Supreme Court considers line between racial and partisan gerrymandering States stretch the limits of geography for politically uniform…
Rank this Week: 515

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Mar 6

    JAAP MARIS PARTNER AT BZSE ATTORNEYS CURACAO

    JAAP MARIS PARTNER AT BZSE ATTORNEYS CURACAO
    As per 1 March 2015 Jaap Maris joined BZSE Attorneys at Law Curaçao as a partner. Jaap has 10 years of experience as an attorney at two major law firms in the Netherlands, and 4 years experience as senior legal counsel with a…
  • Mar 6

    JAAP MARIS PARTNER BIJ BZSE ADVOCATEN CURACAO

    JAAP MARIS PARTNER BIJ BZSE ADVOCATEN CURACAO
    Mr. Jaap Maris is met ingang van 1 maart 2015 als partner toegetreden tot BZSE Advocaten Curaçao. Jaap heeft 10 jaar ervaring in de advocatuur bij twee grote kantoren in Nederland, en 4 jaar ervaring als senior legal counsel bij een…
  • Mar 6

    BZSE律师事务所(库拉索)

    BZSE律师事务所(库拉索)
Rank this Week: 794

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Provides news and opinions on immigration law and policy. By Susan I. Nelson.

http://www.centeximmigration.com/
  • Mar 6

    Baylor Law School Immigration Clinic to assist DACA applicants March 23 - April 2

    Baylor Law School Immigration Clinic to assist DACA applicants March 23 - April 2
    The Baylor Law School Immigration Clinic is accepting applications for appointments to our Spring DACA Clinic. The Clinics will be held March 23, 24, 26, 30, 31 and April 2. Law students under the supervision of Professors Laura A. Hernandez…
  • Mar 1

    Dreams deferred: Federal immigration dispute leaves many unsure about future

    Dreams deferred: Federal immigration dispute leaves many unsure about future
    Waco Tribune-Herald by J.B. Smith A Waco family talks about the delay in administrative action and how it is impacting them.
  • Feb 25

    DACA/DAPA Information Session in Waco March 3rd

    DACA/DAPA Information Session in Waco March 3rd
    The Baylor Law School Immigration Clinic and Mission Waco Legal Services are hosting a free informational session on administrative action: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:00 p.m. St.Louis Catholic Church (Sanctuary) 2001 N. 25th St., Waco, Texas…
Rank this Week: 737

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Maureen McDonnell Appeals Conviction for Corruption

    Maureen McDonnell Appeals Conviction for Corruption
    In February, former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, wife of Governor Bob McDonnell, was sentenced at a federal court after she was convicted on corruption charges. Now, according to news reports, she is appealing the conviction.…
  • Mar 3

    Store Managers in Southwest Detroit Plead Guilty to Failing to Maintain Effective Anti-Money Laundering Program

    Store Managers in Southwest Detroit Plead Guilty to Failing to Maintain Effective Anti-Money Laundering Program
    On February 25, 55-year-old John Miri and 38-year-old Wisam Daman pleaded guilty to charges of failing to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program, according to a press release issued by U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade. Miri…
  • Mar 2

    Wildomar, CA Chase Results in DUI Arrest

    Wildomar, CA Chase Results in DUI Arrest
    On Sunday morning March 1st, a car chase followed by a foot pursuit resulted in the arrest of a man in Wildomar, CA for suspicion of reckless driving, driving with a suspended license, and driving under the influence of drugs, according to…
Rank this Week: 796

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 6

    Drumbl: Stepping Beyond Nuremberg's Halo: The Legacy of the Supreme National Tribunal of Poland

    Drumbl: Stepping Beyond Nuremberg's Halo: The Legacy of the Supreme National Tribunal of Poland
    Mark A. Drumbl (Washington and Lee Univ. - Law) has posted Stepping Beyond Nuremberg's Halo: The Legacy of the Supreme National Tribunal of Poland. Here's the abstract:The Supreme National Tribunal of Poland (Najwyższy Trybunał…
  • Mar 6

    Call for Papers: Regional Integration

    Call for Papers: Regional Integration
    The Center for International Law Studies of the University of Indonesia Faculty of Law, in collaboration with the Faculty of Law Airlangga University, has issued a call for papers for its sixth conference, to take place October 5-6, 2015, in…
  • Mar 6

    Scoville: Socializing Students: Law Schools and the Efficacy of International Norm

    Scoville: Socializing Students: Law Schools and the Efficacy of International Norm
    Ryan Scoville (Marquette Univ. - Law) has posted Socializing Students: Law Schools and the Efficacy of International Norms. Here's the abstract: This Article identifies a global condition and then hypothesizes on why it matters. The…
Rank this Week: 24

Wisconsin Estate Planning

Wisconsin Estate Planning

Covers Wisconsin estate planning, elder law, probate and trust administration, real estate law, business organization, and individual income tax preparation. By Tesar Law Group, S.C.

http://blog.tesarlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 626

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 932

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

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

http://www.illinoistrialpractice.com/
  • Mar 6

    The Top Legal Podcast

    The Top Legal Podcast
    From Legal Productivity, "Top 10 Legal Podcasts," by Tim Baran-- Trying to maintain a current, relevant legal blog is hard enough. Podcasts require a whole other level of commitment. Not surprisingly the landscape is littered with dated…
  • Feb 24

    Discovery Tip: Interrogatories About Requests for Admission

    Discovery Tip: Interrogatories About Requests for Admission
    Requests for admissions should be accompanied by a separate interrogatory that says something like this: "To the extent that any of your responses to any of Defendant's requests for admissions is other than an unqualified admission, list all…
  • Feb 20

    Depositions of Corporate Representatives: The "Second-Bite" Issue

    Depositions of Corporate Representatives: The "Second-Bite" Issue
    We're talking about 30(b)(6) depositions or their state-court equivalents. As a plaintiffs' lawyer, I've always taken the position (usually in Illinois state-court cases) that these do provide a "second bite at the apple." In other words, if…
Rank this Week: 891

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration law and employment-based visa news. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Mar 6

    Florida Court Again Strikes Down DOL H-2B Regulation

    Florida Court Again Strikes Down DOL H-2B Regulation
    AUTHORS:  Otieno Ombok and Kevin Lashus. The Department of Labor lacks authority under the Immigration and Nationality Act to issue regulations in the H-2B program, a Florida federal district court has ruled, vacating the DOL’s…
  • Feb 27

    Worksite Implications of Department of Homeland Security Shutdown

    Worksite Implications of Department of Homeland Security Shutdown
    AUTHORS:  Amy Peck and Michael Neifach. With the upcoming potential lapse in funding of the Department of Homeland Security, employers may encounter worksite compliance issues because the E-Verify program may be unavailable at the end of…
  • Feb 26

    The Top Five Immigration Mistakes made by Foreign Athlete

    The Top Five Immigration Mistakes made by Foreign Athlete
    AUTHOR:  Davis Bae. In 2014, opening day rosters in the National Basketball Association listed 101 players born outside the United States, Major League Baseball boasted 224 players from countries such as Japan, Korea, Dominican Republic,…
Rank this Week: 529

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Mar 6

    Judge Stark Set to Reduce (and Potentially Eliminate) Intellectual Ventures’ $17m Verdict Award

    Judge Stark Set to Reduce (and Potentially Eliminate) Intellectual Ventures’ $17m Verdict Award
    In February 2015, a Delaware Jury sided with Intellectual Ventures in its case against Symantec — finding that the security software company was infringing two IV patents and awarding $17 million in damages. U.S. Patent Nos.…
  • Mar 5

    Patent Litigation Data – March 2015

    Patent Litigation Data – March 2015
    By Jason Rantanen One of the main pieces of empirical data being drawn upon by folks arguing for and against various patent law reform proposals is the rate of new patent lawsuit filings.  As the intellectual property scholars’…
  • Mar 5

    Guest Counterpoint: Patent Exhaustion and Helferich’s Assertion Problem

    Guest Counterpoint: Patent Exhaustion and Helferich’s Assertion Problem
    Guest Post by Professor Amelia Smith Rinehart (University of Utah) Recently, the Federal Circuit held that the New York Times and others infringed patents claiming methods and systems for delivering content to smartphones.[1] In a related…
Rank this Week: 203

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Chip-and-PIN (EMV) Transition: Transition Hampered …

    Chip-and-PIN (EMV) Transition: Transition Hampered …
    A recent report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) highlighted a number of factors that are delaying the transition to chip-and-PIN (EMV) cards before the credit card network imposed deadline of Oct. 1, 2015.  The CRS…
  • Mar 6

    President Obama’s Proposed Privacy Bill of Right

    President Obama’s Proposed Privacy Bill of Right
    Part 5: Accountability This week we have brought you a multi-part series analyzing the Obama administration’s proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights  (“CPBR” or “proposal”), which would require greater…
  • Mar 5

    President Obama’s Proposed Privacy Bill of Right

    President Obama’s Proposed Privacy Bill of Right
    Part 4: Data Security On Friday, Feb. 27, the Obama administration unveiled a proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights that would require “covered entities” to be more transparent in privacy practices, and provide individuals…
Rank this Week: 517

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Connecticut Law May Force Employer to Transfer Pregnant Employee

    Connecticut Law May Force Employer to Transfer Pregnant Employee
    So, in yesterday’s post, I alerted you to a portion of the state’s pregnancy discrimination law that you may not have been aware of, namely Conn. Gen. Stat. Sec. 46a-60(a)(7)(E).  If you haven’t read it yet, I’d…
  • Mar 5

    The Pregnancy Discrimination Laws You Never Knew About

    The Pregnancy Discrimination Laws You Never Knew About
    With all the talk about the Supreme Court deciding a pregnancy discrimination case this term and what it means for federal law, there is a separate Connecticut law on the subject — a portion of which you are probably unfamiliar with.…
  • Mar 3

    If the CHRO Ran the Legislature: Agency Proposals On Deck

    If the CHRO Ran the Legislature: Agency Proposals On Deck
    As the legislative session continues to roll around, sometimes you can get caught up in bills that have no chance of getting passed. For example, the General Assembly — as presented structured — will never pass a bill making…
Rank this Week: 134

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Mar 6

    Dear Public: No, the Fajita Lawsuit is Nothing like the Hot Coffee Lawsuit

    Dear Public: No, the Fajita Lawsuit is Nothing like the Hot Coffee Lawsuit
    Here, you have an man who bent over a sizzling platter of meat, which was exactly as hot as you would expect, and which behaved exactly as you would expect a plate of sizzling meat to behave. And he got burned. Exactly as you would expect.
  • Mar 6

    How to Run Effective Meeting

    How to Run Effective Meeting
    Meetings can be a huge waste of time for lawyers. Make yours more effective and waste less time with these tips.
  • Mar 5

    Get the Office 2016 for Mac Preview Right Now

    Get the Office 2016 for Mac Preview Right Now
    I feel like we were originally told this would be Office 2015, but whatever. You can get a not-4-years-old-and-feels-15-years-old version of Office for Mac right here, right now!
Rank this Week: 212

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
  • Mar 6

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/6/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/6/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC36353 - Havis-Carbone v. Carbone ("The defendant...appeals from the postdissolution judgment rendered by the trial court granting the motion for modification filed by the self-represented…
  • Mar 2

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Property Law Opinions Body: AC35471 - Saggese v. Beazley Co. Realtors ("This fraudulent nondisclosure appeal arises out of claims made by the plaintiff purchaser of shoreline real property against the defendant…
  • Mar 2

    Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015

    Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions Body: AC36647 - Harnage v. Torres ("PER CURIAM. In this appeal, the self-represented plaintiff...claims that the trial court, Cosgrove, J., improperly granted the motion for summary judgment filed by the…
Rank this Week: 789

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

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

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 993

Law Department Management Blog

Law Department Management Blog

Covers managing in-house counsel groups. By Rees Morrison.

http://www.lawdepartmentmanagementblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Lawyer Resistance to Seeking Feedback from Their Client

    Lawyer Resistance to Seeking Feedback from Their Client
    by James S. Wilber, Esq., Altman Weil, Inc.   As companies continue to pay careful attention to controlling costs, law departments remain under scrutiny. Accordingly, in-house lawyers regularly look for ways to demonstrate value to their…
  • Feb 23

    Show foreign and domestic participants by level (Feb 23, 2015)

    Show foreign and domestic participants by level (Feb 23, 2015)
    Having completed a client satisfaction survey, you can sort your participants all kinds of ways. Let’s give an example by sorting the participants by level and then also identifying them by their office location. Assume that all we do…
  • Feb 18

    The Importance of Confidentiality in Law Department Client Survey

    The Importance of Confidentiality in Law Department Client Survey
    by James S. Wilber, Esq., Altman Weil, Inc.   Most law departments periodically use written or online surveys to gauge the satisfaction of clients with the services they (and outside counsel) provide. A question that often arises is…
Rank this Week: 239

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

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

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Mar 6

    Public protest, private right

    Public protest, private right
    R (Catt) and R (T) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2015] UKSC 9 A majority of the Supreme Court has held that the retention by police of information on the Domestic Extremism Database about a 91 year-old activist’s…
  • Mar 4

    The Return of the Round-up!

    The Return of the Round-up!
    After a brief hiatus, the Human Rights Round-up is back. Our new team of expert summarisers – Hannah Lynes, Alex Wessely and Laura Profumo – is installed and ready to administer your regular dose of UK human rights news.…
  • Feb 27

    Court of Appeal rules on police duty to suspects in detention – Diarmuid Laffan

    Court of Appeal rules on police duty to suspects in detention – Diarmuid Laffan
    Zenati v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and another [2015] EWCA Civ 80 – read judgment Matthew Donmall appeared for the Crown Prosecution Service in this case. He had nothing to do with the writing of this post. In a recent…
Rank this Week: 247

Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Mar 6

    Beware of Sending Unsolicited Faxes!

    Beware of Sending Unsolicited Faxes!
    New Jersey businesses should be aware that sending unsolicited faxes could open you up to significant liability. We have recently learned that several law firms in this area are filing class action lawsuits and preying on local companies, and…
  • Mar 4

    Merger and Acquisition Litigation Trend

    Merger and Acquisition Litigation Trend
    A new study on merger and acquisition (M&A) litigation in 2014 reveals several significant trends. Most notably, the majority of all lawsuits were filed in one jurisdiction, suggesting that companies are increasingly incorporating…
  • Mar 3

    The Evolution of Health Care Competition Law

    The Evolution of Health Care Competition Law
    The Federal Trade Commission, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, recently held a two-day workshop to analyze the competitive effects of developing health care provider organizations and payment models on…
Rank this Week: 600

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
Rank this Week: 297

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 6

    Claiming the Premium Tax Credit

    Claiming the Premium Tax Credit
    For the first time, taxpayers are reporting their health care coverage status to the government. Many taxpayers that have purchased health care from the Marketplace can claim the premium tax credit. Taxpayers are able to take advantage of…
  • Feb 27

    The Top Five Tax Scams for 2015

    The Top Five Tax Scams for 2015
    Information is one of the most effective ways to combat tax scams. If taxpayers know the methods tax scammers use to operate, they are less likely to be victimized. In an effort to spread awareness about tax scams, the IRS issues the…
  • Feb 20

    Why Direct Deposit Should Be Preferred

    Why Direct Deposit Should Be Preferred
    More and more taxpayers are using direct deposit to receive their tax refunds. According to the IRS, more than 84 million taxpayers used direct deposit last year as their preferred payment method. Typically, the fastest way to receive your…
Rank this Week: 512

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Woman Charged with Submitting Fraudulent Loan Applications to Lender

    Woman Charged with Submitting Fraudulent Loan Applications to Lender
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Gabriela Carter, 43, Sacramento, California, is the subject of an eight-count grand jury indictment charging her with bank fraud for allegedly submitting fraudulent loan applications to federally insured financial…
  • Mar 6

    Leader of Mortgage Relief Scam Receives 24 Year Prison Sentence

    Leader of Mortgage Relief Scam Receives 24 Year Prison Sentence
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Alan David Tikal, 46, the principal operator of a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme, was sentenced to 24 years in prison as the ringleader of a mortgage relief scam. In September 2014, Tikal was convicted of 11 counts of…
  • Mar 5

    Fugitive Convicted of Running Ponzi Scheme Involving Distressed Propertie

    Fugitive Convicted of Running Ponzi Scheme Involving Distressed Propertie
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Joel Wilson, 32, Saginaw, Michigan, was convicted by a jury on nine felony charges for his role in an extensive Michigan Ponzi scheme wherein he defrauded hundreds of Michigan victims out of millions of dollars. In…
Rank this Week: 3

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 6

    Divorcing? Don't Forget to Update Your Beneficiary Designations!

    Divorcing? Don't Forget to Update Your Beneficiary Designations!
    If you're going through the emotional and financial turmoil of divorce, then your estate plan is probably the furthest thing from your mind. But, once your divorce has been finalized, you need to take those estate planning documents out of…
  • Mar 5

    Historic Arguments on Gay Marriage Scheduled for April 28

    Historic Arguments on Gay Marriage Scheduled for April 28
    At Claery & Green, LLP, we actively seek to keep our clients and the public updated on all developments in same-sex marriage and divorce laws. In the latest update, the Supreme Court has now established April 28, 2015 as the date to hear…
  • Mar 4

    Hilary Duff Discusses Her Divorce

    Hilary Duff Discusses Her Divorce
    Hilary Duff, 27, has come a long way since playing the lead in the hit television series Lizzie McGuire (2001-2004). The actress/singer, who sold an estimated 15 million albums since her debut in 2002, is now a mother who has reportedly filed…
Rank this Week: 286

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 6

    Group Contests with Internal Conflict and Power Asymmetry

    Group Contests with Internal Conflict and Power Asymmetry
    Jay Pil Choi, Michigan State University - Department of Economics; CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute), Subhasish M. Chowdhury, University of East Anglia - School of Economics, Center for Competition Policy, and Center for…
  • Mar 6

    Remedies vs. Extreme Options in Merger Control

    Remedies vs. Extreme Options in Merger Control
    Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) and Christian Wey, University of Dusseldorf - Dusseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) analyze Remedies vs.…
  • Mar 6

    Compliance Programmes in Competition Law: Improving the Approach of Competition Authoritie

    Compliance Programmes in Competition Law: Improving the Approach of Competition Authoritie
    Eva Suzanne Lachnit, Utrecht University School of Law (the Netherlands) explores Compliance Programmes in Competition Law: Improving the Approach of Competition Authorities. ABSTRACT: This article discusses the approach to compliance…
Rank this Week: 25

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 6

    iCourts and Pluricourts Summer School- Applications due April 1

    iCourts and Pluricourts Summer School- Applications due April 1
    The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts – Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order is hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students working on…
  • Mar 5

    Call for Proposals – International Law Weekend 2015

    Call for Proposals – International Law Weekend 2015
    International Law Weekend 2015 (ILW 2015) – the premier international law event of the fall season  – is scheduled for November 5-7, 2015 in New York City.  The event is sponsored by the American…
  • Mar 4

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)
      The University of Iceland Human Rights Institute and iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation´s Centre of Excellence for International Courts at Copenhagen University, will host a seminar on “Methods of Human…
Rank this Week: 41

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Mar 6

    Best of 2011: I feel like a table-tennis ball!

    Best of 2011: I feel like a table-tennis ball!
    First published March 3, 2011.   When I saw Sergiy Sivochek’s post about the PING PONG trademark, I thought it sounded familiar — and it is!  Pamela Chestek and I swatted it back and forth down in the comments of…
  • Mar 4

    More of the same, but with sanction

    More of the same, but with sanction
    This morning something — call it intuition; call it server logs — made me go back and look at what was going in with a case I blogged about in December of 2014,  Philippe Charriol Ltd. v. A’lor Int’l Ltd.  At…
  • Feb 27

    Best of 2005: Power Line: Mary Mapes is a Year Late, and Way Short on Logic

    Best of 2005: Power Line: Mary Mapes is a Year Late, and Way Short on Logic
    First posted on September 30, 2005. The Powerline blog, appropriately, undertakes the definitive (if only preliminary) deconstruction and rebuttal of journalistic fraud Mary Mapes’s new revisionist history on the topic of last…
Rank this Week: 133

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Mar 6

    Fun Friday Fact

    Fun Friday Fact
    Published on March 2nd, 2015 | by Carli Spina Librarians Portrayed in Comics   Graphic novel and comic book fans are book lovers, so it is no surprise that libraries and librarians are portrayed fairly frequently in all sorts of graphic…
  • Feb 27

    The New ABA Law Library Collection of Periodicals on HeinOnline

    The New ABA Law Library Collection of Periodicals on HeinOnline
      In partnership with the American Bar Association, HeinOnline has released a brand new collection which digitizes the ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals and makes the current files available to you via HeinOnline.     ABA…
  • Feb 26

    Books As You’ve Never Seen Them Before

    Books As You’ve Never Seen Them Before
      Check out these amazing works of art carved from old books and follow through to the video on TED.    
Rank this Week: 942

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Mar 6

    Fair DUI is Dumb in Virginia

    Fair DUI is Dumb in Virginia
    Should you use this sign when driving up to a DUI checkpoint in VA? I say no, for several reasons. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh The…
  • Mar 5

    Can the Police Delay to Wait for the Drug Dog?

    Can the Police Delay to Wait for the Drug Dog?
    Find out when the police can make you wait and when they let you need to go on your way. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh The post Can…
  • Mar 4

    Beat Driving on Suspended Third by Getting Prior

    Beat Driving on Suspended Third by Getting Prior
    If you are facing diving on suspended in Virginia, definitely contact me so we can discuss your case and once you hire me, begin getting those prior convictions in order. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015. | Permalink | No comment |…
Rank this Week: 453

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 6

    Can a decision on the VAT Directive mean that there is no general digital exhaustion under EU copyright?

    Can a decision on the VAT Directive mean that there is no general digital exhaustion under EU copyright?
    Yesterday was a big IP day at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), with both the judgment in Copydan (private copying levies) [here] and the Opinion of Advocate General Jääskinen…
  • Mar 6

    Cindy Crawford: the picture that was, or wasn't ...

    Cindy Crawford: the picture that was, or wasn't ...
    This Kat is usually about as far away from the world of fashion as can be. Indeed, he barely recognized the name of Cindy Crawford when a picture of the 49-year supermodel went viral last month. What grabbed everyone's attention was…
  • Mar 6

    Friday fantasie

    Friday fantasie
    Forthcoming events. There's always plenty going on, so why not check, out the IPKat's Forthcoming Events page and see if there's anything you fancy?  Not all the events cater for main-line IP interests: plenty of esoteric topics are…
Rank this Week: 91

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Mar 6

    Pearl

    Pearl
    A comic strip for the Credit Slips crowd from Stephan Pastis: Pearls Before Swine Comic Strip, March 06, 2015 on GoComics.com.
  • Mar 5

    Bankruptcy Filings Down Again 10.1% in February 2015

    Bankruptcy Filings Down Again 10.1% in February 2015
    Thanks to Epiq Systems, the latest monthly bankruptcy figures are out, and they show a 10.1% year-over-year decline. We now have had 52 straight months of year-over-year declines in the U.S. bankruptcy filing rate. The graph to the right…
  • Mar 5

    Credit Slips Bloggers' Amicus Briefs in Caulkett

    Credit Slips Bloggers' Amicus Briefs in Caulkett
    With my attention drawn to other matters, my personal blogging has been light for the past month. One of the things that had my attention was the Caulkett case currently pending before the Supreme Court. The issue in Caulkett is...
Rank this Week: 758

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Mar 6

    Mr. Wentworth is Belted Up as JG Wentworth Urges Them to go "Strapless"

    Mr. Wentworth is Belted Up as JG Wentworth Urges Them to go "Strapless"
    As we approach St. Patrick's Day, should we not be saying "Erin Go BRA-gh"? (cue "homonym alert" and snickers) This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for the full content which includes a library of over 4,000 posts, a…
  • Mar 5

    Can Seneca One "Turn You Into a Newt" As They Seek Your "Holy Grail"?

    Can Seneca One "Turn You Into a Newt" As They Seek Your "Holy Grail"?
    Seneca One claims to be able to "turn your settlement into $5K in 24 hours" in a Google PPC ad appearing 3/5/2015. If Seneca One actually came though on its "promise", that LITERALLY would be an... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Mar 4

    Cash Now Pushers Rank in Annual "Top PAID Consumer Reviews" Survey

    Cash Now Pushers Rank in Annual "Top PAID Consumer Reviews" Survey
    In the absence of adequate regulatory oversight and a demonstrable inability of the secondary market to self regulate, some settlement purchasers continue to exploit the gap using paid reviews in... This is a content summary only. Please…
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InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 6

    Everything Old...

    Everything Old...
    About a year ago, we wrote about a Tar Heel State municipality considering dumping its group coverage altogether. While we've long predicted that employers in general might find this attractive, the folks who run Montgomery County (NC)…
  • Mar 4

    Two strikes?

    Two strikes?
    As the Halbig/King/Burwell circus plays on in the background, it might be instructive to see how the ObamaTax is working out so far in real life:Case 1: FoIB Jeff M tips us to this article from Brant Clifton [ed: what a great name!], who…
  • Mar 3

    You're doing it wrong...

    You're doing it wrong...
    So, some years back, one of our clients - we'll call him Bruce - bought a life insurance policy on his son, Bruce Jr. He named himself as the sole beneficiary, and declined to name a contingent.(A contingent beneficiary is one who would…
Rank this Week: 323

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Mar 6

    JP Morgan broker Robert O. Klein faces five pending customer initiated complaints before FINRA

    JP Morgan broker Robert O. Klein faces five pending customer initiated complaints before FINRA
    The securities and investment fraud law firm, Fitapelli Kurta, is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Robert O. Klein, currently of JP Morgan. The post JP Morgan broker Robert O. Klein faces five pending customer…
  • Mar 5

    Merrimac Corporate Securities CEO, Stephen D. Pizzuti, suspended and fined

    Merrimac Corporate Securities CEO, Stephen D. Pizzuti, suspended and fined
    The securities and investment fraud law firm, Fitapelli Kurta, is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding current Merrimac Corporate Securities, Inc. CEO, Stephen D. Pizzuti. The post Merrimac Corporate Securities…
  • Mar 3

    Complaint filed with FINRA against Patric Ken Baccam of Centaurus Financial, Inc.

    Complaint filed with FINRA against Patric Ken Baccam of Centaurus Financial, Inc.
    The New York based securities and investment fraud attorneys at Fitapelli Kurta are interested in speaking to investors who lost money with Patric Ken Baccam, a/k/a Khanh Sengpraseuth of Centaurus Financial, Inc. The post Complaint filed with…
Rank this Week: 139

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 6

    ‘You can’t hug Skype,’ says judge –

    ‘You can’t hug Skype,’ says judge –
    ‘You can’t hug Skype,’ says judge — Father wins legal battle against ex-wife trying to take their two-year-old son to Hong Kong | http://ow.ly/K1cpxFiled under: Conflict
  • Mar 6

    Mediations to Resolve Dispute Over Jame

    Mediations to Resolve Dispute Over Jame
    Mediations to Resolve Dispute Over James Browns’ Estate http://ow.ly/K0qDqFiled under: Conflict
  • Mar 6

    By granting legitimacy to each person’

    By granting legitimacy to each person’
    By granting legitimacy to each person’s right to be fed, clothed, sheltered, and given access to the educational resources for them to bring their greatest gifts to the world’s deepest needs… we just might awaken and…
Rank this Week: 752

Copyfight

Copyfight

Covers the politics of IP.

http://copyfight.corante.com/
  • Mar 6

    Who Made That Music?

    Who Made That Music?
    I'm really pleased that The Wrecking Crew film is finally going to see the light of day. I backed this film on Kickstarter and I've been reading along as the producers have struggled to get together enough money to manage the various licenses…
  • Mar 4

    This is More Like Going Steady

    This is More Like Going Steady
    So analogizes Amanda Palmer in announcing her new Patreon: Kickstarter is like a date; Patreon is more like going steady. Palmer is already well experienced with a couple successful Kickstarters, as well as having taken a lot of flak over…
  • Feb 27

    Counting E-Book Sales is a Dark Art

    Counting E-Book Sales is a Dark Art
    I swear I'm not entirely going to turn Copyfight into a blog of "people Alan Wexelblat is interested in who do interesting copyright things." It's just that kind of month. With that said, Ferret Steinmetz has just published his first novel,…
Rank this Week: 542

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
Rank this Week: 306

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Class Action Attorney Discusses Settlement in Flight 214 Case

    Class Action Attorney Discusses Settlement in Flight 214 Case
    While twenty months have passed since the tragedy, the image of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed on a runway at San Francisco International Airport (“SFO”) is still fresh in our minds at the Brod Law Firm. For the victims and…
  • Mar 4

    Mass Transit Safety and California Train Accident

    Mass Transit Safety and California Train Accident
    Mass transit offers an affordable and environmentally-friendly alternative to America’s love affair with cars. In order to make mass transit a viable option, we must also make mass transit safety a priority. The Brod Law Firm supports…
  • Mar 3

    Repeat Bed Bug Infestations Raise Issues of Landlord Liability

    Repeat Bed Bug Infestations Raise Issues of Landlord Liability
    Lawyers are taught to read each and every document carefully before signing or using it at trial. So, while Northern California bedbug eradication lawyer Greg Brod knows to read beyond a headline, he found the headlines of two articles in…
Rank this Week: 963

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Mar 6

    Federal Judge Shot in Leg Outside Detroit Home

    Federal Judge Shot in Leg Outside Detroit Home
    A federal judge was shot and wounded outside his Detroit home Thursday night, according to authorities, who said he took a bullet to the leg in a struggle with two suspects who fled the scene.
  • Mar 6

    Report: ISIS Backers Used at Least 46,000 Twitter Accounts in 2014

    Report: ISIS Backers Used at Least 46,000 Twitter Accounts in 2014
    Islamic State supporters used at least 46,000 Twitter accounts in late 2014, communicating in English roughly 20% of the time, according to a new analysis of the militant group’s use of social media.
  • Mar 6

    AM Roundup: ISIS Recruits Defy Pattern

    AM Roundup: ISIS Recruits Defy Pattern
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
Rank this Week: 39

Fiduciary Folio

Fiduciary Folio

Covers fiduciary (wills, estates, entity representations) law, particularly as applied in the State of Georgia. By Tanner Pittman.

http://www.tannerpittmanlaw.com/blog-fiduciary-folio.html
  • Mar 6

    Clarke County Superior Court totally reversed on appeal in trust matter

    Clarke County Superior Court totally reversed on appeal in trust matter
    The superior court judge of Athens-Clarke County apparently totally botched a trust litigation matter, according to the Georgia Court of Appeals. The lower court had determined that a trust's maker (the "settlor") had improperly amended…
  • Feb 25

    Facebook at vanguard of digital inheritance

    Facebook at vanguard of digital inheritance
    Facebook users (of which this firm is not one) have long since realized that their accounts are digital journals of their lives. These records are valuable, not only to users, but to their posterity.  Responding to…
  • Dec 9

    Special Juvenile Immigrant Statu

    Special Juvenile Immigrant Statu
    Our law office regularly helps clients with family legal transactions, including child custody, prenuptial agreements, family partnerships, and - lately - guardianships based upon a child's dependent status. Today, we are launching our…
Rank this Week: 754

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/
  • Mar 6

    303 Conservatives File Amicus Brief in Marriage Equality Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

    303 Conservatives File Amicus Brief in Marriage Equality Case Before U.S. Supreme Court
    The press release states: On Thursday evening, Project Right Side and former RNC Chairman Ken Mehlman formally filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court involving four landmark cases slated to be heard on April 28 concerning…
  • Mar 5

    The March Issue of the New York Legal Ethics Reporter is Out!

    The March Issue of the New York Legal Ethics Reporter is Out!
    In a previous post, I announced the launch of the New York Legal Ethics Reporter (NYLER). NYLER is a monthly publication focusing on developments in New York legal ethics and professional responsibility. The March issue is now out. It…
  • Mar 5

    A Place for Prosecutorial Self-Regulation

    A Place for Prosecutorial Self-Regulation
    Bruce Green brought a recent student note to my attention on the problem of prosecutors reading mail from inmate to their lawyers. Because all mail is routinely read, the attorney-client privilege does not apply, and courts have generally…
Rank this Week: 138

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
  • Mar 6

    South Dakota Enacts Law Allowing Insurance Agents and Service Contract Producers to Form Captive

    South Dakota Enacts Law Allowing Insurance Agents and Service Contract Producers to Form Captive
    Authored by Benjamin SykesSouth Dakota recently enacted legislation that will allow insurance agents and service contract producers (e.g. motor vehicle dealer) to form captive insurance companies to insure or reinsure the risks placed by or…
  • Mar 5

    Secretary Lew to Preside Over an Executive Session of the Financial Stability Oversight Council on March 11

    Secretary Lew to Preside Over an Executive Session of the Financial Stability Oversight Council on March 11
    Secretary of the Treasury Jacob (Jack) Lew will preside over an executive session of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (Council) on Wednesday, March 11 at the Treasury Department. On the preliminary agenda is a discussion of central…
  • Mar 2

    International Capital Standards Delayed

    International Capital Standards Delayed
    On Thursday at the ACI Conference on Insurance Regulation a panel composed of Kermit Brooks, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, AXA Equitable; Alessandro Iuppa, SVP & Senior Policy Advisor on Global Affairs International…
Rank this Week: 579

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Mar 6

    Recovered memory-or-making it up?

    Recovered memory-or-making it up?
    The Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals recently, in United States v. D.W.B., __ M.J. ___ (N-M Ct. Crim. App. 2015), had to decide “a complex and controversial topic: the admissibility of a witness’s testimony regarding…
  • Mar 6

    More on prosecutorial discretion-and why discovery is important

    More on prosecutorial discretion-and why discovery is important
    Observer Media asks: When will they ever learn? Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski declared months ago in a much-quoted opinion that there is “an epidemic of Brady violations abroad in the land.” And yet, prosecutors…
  • Mar 5

    Worth the read

    Worth the read
    United States v. D.W.B.
Rank this Week: 215

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Mar 6

    Two Recent Spam Cases Look at Falsification of Origin and Subject Line Claim

    Two Recent Spam Cases Look at Falsification of Origin and Subject Line Claim
    Wagner v. Spire Vision: This is a spam lawsuit alleging receipt of emails in violation of California’s spam statute. There are 25 emails at issue. Header information claims: The California statute prohibits “falsified,…
  • Mar 4

    Adware Advertiser Sidesteps Liability

    Adware Advertiser Sidesteps Liability
    This case involves a browser plug-in from IMS, whose affiliates allegedly surreptitiously installed the plug-in on users’ computers. The plug-in allegedly caused pop-up ads to appear when users visited designated websites. Reed Elsevier…
  • Feb 25

    Which Was Dumber–Trash-Talking Tweeting, Or The Decision To Prosecute For It?

    Which Was Dumber–Trash-Talking Tweeting, Or The Decision To Prosecute For It?
    Robert Metzinger made the following four tweets during the 2013 World Series in St. Louis: Going to be tailgating with a #PressureCooker during games 3-4-5 in #STL during #WorldSeries. #STLStrong #GoCards #postseason from Springfield, MO.…
Rank this Week: 936

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Mar 6

    Two Passenger Drowning Incidents Occur at Disney's Castaway Cay

    Two Passenger Drowning Incidents Occur at Disney's Castaway Cay
    Two drowning incidents occurred at Disney's Castaway Cay last week. Disney Cruise Lines has its own private island in the Bahamas where their passengers could partake in various aquatic activities. These activates include snorkeling,…
  • Feb 27

    South Florida and Legionnaires' Disease

    South Florida and Legionnaires' Disease
    South Florida had its share of Legionnaires' Disease outbreaks over the recent years. Florida's Department of Health defines "Legionnaires' Disease" as an infection caused by the bacterium Legionella pneumophilia. Symptoms associated with the…
  • Feb 24

    Boater Negligence and Florida Dive Flag Law

    Boater Negligence and Florida Dive Flag Law
    Florida SCUBA divers and snorkelers face an all too common threat when engaging in their favorite aquatic activity. That threat is negligent boat operators. In most dive accident cases it is found that the boat operator failed to abide by…
Rank this Week: 563

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/
  • Mar 6

    NY Regional ASP Conference: Friday April 17

    NY Regional ASP Conference: Friday April 17
    We are pleased to announce this year’s full-day NY Academic Support Workshop, to be held from 9:30 to 5:30 at New York Law School on Friday, April 17. As usual, this will be a small and rather-intimate gathering of academic...
  • Mar 6

    Wichita Lineman

    Wichita Lineman
    "I am a lineman for the county and I drive the main road Searchin' in the sun for another overload I hear you singin' in the wire, I can hear you through the whine And the Wichita Lineman is still...
  • Mar 2

    Third Annual AASE Conference

    Third Annual AASE Conference
    Registration is NOW OPEN for the 3rd Annual AASE National Conference May 26-28, 2015 The John Marshall Law School Chicago, Illinois To register go to: http://www.associationofacademicsupporteducators.org/conferencesevents.html You can update…
Rank this Week: 400