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Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    Beckman v. Chicago Bear

    Beckman v. Chicago Bear
    Russell Beckman is a Green Bay Packers fan who holds season tickets with the Chicago Bears only so he can attend the Bears-Packers game. Season-ticket holders earn points allowing them to purchase "experiences," including going onto the field…
  • May 25

    DePaul Law Review Publishes Three Articles In Symposium Edition On Fantasy Sports And The Law

    DePaul Law Review Publishes Three Articles In Symposium Edition On Fantasy Sports And The Law
    Last week, DePaul Law Review released its Volume 66 edition, which includes three articles from its 2016 symposium on fantasy sports and the law.(1) I wrote the lead article, entitled  "From 'Too Small to Notice' to 'Too Big to Fail' -…
  • May 16

    Hope to see you at the 2017 Oregon Law Summer Sports Institute

    Hope to see you at the 2017 Oregon Law Summer Sports Institute
    Looking to study sports law this summer?You might be interested to know that I’ll be teaching again this July at the University of Oregon’s annual Summer Sports Institute. This is a five-week, six-credit program that brings…
Rank this Week: 92

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    Change in Virginia Family Law Regarding Life Insurance

    Change in Virginia Family Law Regarding Life Insurance
    A new law goes into effect in Virginia on July 1, 2017, giving courts the authority to order a party paying spousal support to maintain an existing life insurance policy for the benefit of the payee spouse. This change to Virginia family…
  • Jun 12

    The Safe Reporting Law for Overdoses in Virginia

    The Safe Reporting Law for Overdoses in Virginia
    Back in July of 2015, the Virginia General Assembly passed a law that aimed to save the lives of people suffering from overdoses. This safe reporting law (Virginia Code § 18.2-251.03) provides for an affirmative defense to prosecution of…
  • May 24

    Divesting Jurisdiction in Virginia Family Law Case

    Divesting Jurisdiction in Virginia Family Law Case
    In Virginia, there are two types of courts that handle family law cases: juvenile and domestic relations district courts (“J&DR courts”) and circuit courts. Circuit courts have the authority to hear divorce cases and all…
Rank this Week: 85

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Recommendations for Uber Are Roadmap for All?

    Recommendations for Uber Are Roadmap for All?
    If you had a million dollars (or more) to investigate your culture, what would you find out? (Music fans may appreciate the classic “If I Had a Million Dollars” song from the Barenaked Ladies. You’re welcome.) Well, Uber…
  • Jun 9

    Legislative Recap: Pregnancy Accommodations But No Paid FMLA

    Legislative Recap: Pregnancy Accommodations But No Paid FMLA
    Well, the Connecticut General Assembly ended earlier this week and, as predicted, it ended with a whimper and not a bang.  Many employment law proposals failed to receive votes, including those on minimum wage and Paid FMLA, leaving many…
  • Jun 7

    Last Regular Session Day of Connecticut Legislature: Where We Stand

    Last Regular Session Day of Connecticut Legislature: Where We Stand
    Today is the last day of the Connecticut General Assembly regular session.  So it’s a good time to take a look at some of the bills pending or passed.  Strangely, things seem pretty quiet on the employment law front.  But…
Rank this Week: 89

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Jun 14

    Vanilla. Tastes good, but it’s a bad way to market.

    Vanilla. Tastes good, but it’s a bad way to market.
    If you spend any time reading law firm websites, you soon come to one conclusion: all of them were written by the same person.  We know this because all law firms say the same things–best schools, best lawyers, client-focused,…
  • Jun 14

    Law firms lose clients because of poor client service. What do they do about it?

    Law firms lose clients because of poor client service. What do they do about it?
    Truth be told, nothing.  Well, at least nothing of consequence.  Oh sure, there is the occasional in-house program on client service and websites are edited to talk about the firm’s commitment to client service.  But if…
  • Jun 13

    A seminar on the cost of 6 minute

    A seminar on the cost of 6 minute
    Really?  I just received an invitation to a seminar that stresses that the average attorney bills 6 minutes per day less than they did two years ago. Six minutes a day! According to this invitation, that costs firms more than…
Rank this Week: 81

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Dec 31

    What is meditation exactly?

    What is meditation exactly?
    I started seriously meditating about three years ago, so I feel like I can now confidently explain what meditation is. Basically, it’s a skill that you can learn (and then improve upon) by regular training. So what is the…
  • Dec 23

    Lotta love

    Lotta love
    I wish more people understood the meaning behind this song (and I wish I could play & sing it better 😉
  • Dec 16

    Promising a win is easier than delivering it

    Promising a win is easier than delivering it
    Some people talk a lot about winning. What is it they think is being “won”? And —more importantly— how are they going to win? What’s their approach? Some people are arrogant and reckless. Others have dignity…
Rank this Week: 91

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Indiana accidents, insurance disputes, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Crossen Kooi, LLP.

http://www.indyinjurylawfirm.com/category/indiana-injury-lawyer-blog/
  • Jun 9

    Trucker Charged in Trucking Accident, Tracy Morgan Critically Injured

    Trucker Charged in Trucking Accident, Tracy Morgan Critically Injured
    New information has been released about the truck driver who is charged with causing the fatal 6-car pile up in which comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured.  Kevin Roper, a Wal-Mart employee driving a company semi-truck, is…
  • May 28

    Secondary Drowning

    Secondary Drowning
    Has your little one ever been in the swimming pool and started to struggle?  Maybe they slipped  and briefly got out of your reach?  They take in some water but you are able to get to them quickly and all is well.  Or at…
  • May 19

    Happy May!

    Happy May!
    The month of May is in full swing!  As you look around the city, there is plenty to do all month long.  From the Mini Marathon to the Indy 500 to the Indiana Pacers playoffs, there won’t be a dull moment this month.  …
Rank this Week: 95

Albuquerque Criminal Lawyer Blog

Albuquerque Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law and DWI case updates and news. By Collins & Collins, P.C.

http://www.collinsattorneys.com/criminalblawg/
  • Oct 21

    Legal Scope of Search Warrants Somewhat Elusive

    Legal Scope of Search Warrants Somewhat Elusive
    The requirement of a valid search warrant prior to the search of individual's property is a very important 4th Amendment protection. It is pretty clear that a failure to properly secure a search warrant where one is required constitutes an…
  • Oct 11

    Search Warrants Issued by Phone

    Search Warrants Issued by Phone
    The 4th Amendment illegal search and seizure protections are closely guarded in New Mexico. In fact, the New Mexico courts by way of the New Mexico Constitution often extend these protections beyond those found under federal law. The…
  • Oct 3

    Show of Force and Voluntary Consent to Search and Seizure

    Show of Force and Voluntary Consent to Search and Seizure
    The 4th Amendment protections against illegal search and seizure are among the greatest protections afforded to citizens. There are very strict criteria for search and seizure. An illegal search and seizure will result in illegally seized…
Rank this Week: 80

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 99

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jun 22

    CFP: Special Jurisdictions Within And Outside the United State

    CFP: Special Jurisdictions Within And Outside the United State
    This just in: Chapman Law Review Symposium 2018: Special Jurisdictions Within and Outside the United States Countries across the world have sought to encourage growth by creating Special Economic Zones (SEZs) that operate under different…
  • Jun 21

    Transportable Originalism

    Transportable Originalism
    The Environmental Protection Agency has long been a bete noire of movement conservatives. The story of "The Other Rights Revolution," the title of Jefferson Decker's important new study of conservative public interest litigation…
  • Jun 21

    A Transition

    A Transition
    I have some exciting news: after nine years on the UNC faculty I'm returning to the University of Alabama, where I will hold the Paul and Charlene Jones Chair. This has been the hardest professional decision I have ever made,...
Rank this Week: 98

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jun 21

    If the Government Spied on You, How Would You Know?

    If the Government Spied on You, How Would You Know?
    We’re suing the Justice Department to disclose when the government tells people it electronically spied on them. How would you know if the federal government had been electronically spying on you? Short answer: You probably…
  • Jun 21

    Video: CIA Officials Forced to Testify About Torture Program

    Video: CIA Officials Forced to Testify About Torture Program
    As the torture psychologists head to trial, ex-CIA officials speak frankly — and under oath — about the brutal program. A lawsuit against the two psychologists who devised a CIA torture program reached another new milestone last…
  • Jun 20

    What Is DACA and Has it Changed under Trump?

    What Is DACA and Has it Changed under Trump?
    Here are answers to basic questions about DACA. You asked, we answered. Last week was the fifth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that provides work permits and a temporary reprieve from deportation for almost…
Rank this Week: 100

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jun 20

    Boutique Bloomington civil litigation law firm looking for a full time paralegal!

    Boutique Bloomington civil litigation law firm looking for a full time paralegal!
    Boutique Bloomington civil litigation law firm looking for a full time paralegal to add to its seven person office. Competitive salary, full benefits package including health and dental insurance, 401k, vacations and holidays. Send resume and…
  • Jun 14

    Restorative Justice

    Restorative Justice
    Discussions with my Criminal Justice degreed, Social Worker son Ryne Higgins have strengthened my believes in Restorative Justice, especially as it applies to youth, the juvenile system and on the civil side of the system, divorce, child…
  • Jun 7

    Great way to get your foot into the door.....

    Great way to get your foot into the door.....
    Receptionist/Legal SecretaryImmediate full-time Receptionist/Legal Secretary position available with personal injury/general practice law firm in Peoria. Looking for organized and dependable person with good phone and communication skills…
Rank this Week: 109

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    How Long Do I Have to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Florida?

    How Long Do I Have to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Florida?
    The process of filing a workers’ compensation claim in Florida is much more complicated than you might realize. Not only do you have a limited amount of time to file, but you must follow specific steps within a certain timeframe to…
  • Jun 12

    What is an Intervening Cause?

    What is an Intervening Cause?
    After a workplace injury, you might find that your claim hits a wall. The insurance was paying for your medical treatments, and your wages were being compensated too. Then, you are involved in another accident, and the insurer decides to…
  • Jun 5

    Common Injuries and Illnesses Covered by Workers’ Compensation

    Common Injuries and Illnesses Covered by Workers’ Compensation
    After a work-related injury or illness, you might be eligible for workers’ compensation. Florida’s workers’ compensation is a form of insurance coverage that provides employees with compensation when they are injured or…
Rank this Week: 114

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking
    Revived from the dead so I can cross post this with my Facebook page:Tyler Cowen offers his ranking of Shakespeare plays.  I take the bait.  Not quite a ranking; there are a number of plays that I think are really interesting but…
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
Rank this Week: 113

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/
  • Jun 1

    Texas Eliminates Enterprise Risk Report Small Insurer Exemption

    Texas Eliminates Enterprise Risk Report Small Insurer Exemption
    With the adoption of new legislation supported by the Texas Department of Insurance, Texas has formally eliminated its $300 million minimum premium volume exemption from otherwise required Enterprise Risk Report filings for Texas licensed…
  • May 26

    Texas Legislature Passes Domestic Surplus Lines Insurance Company Legislation

    Texas Legislature Passes Domestic Surplus Lines Insurance Company Legislation
    The Texas Legislature has passed legislation authorizing domestic surplus lines insurance companies in Texas, which may lead to an influx of new insurance company applications for licensure and redomestication to Texas applications as insurer…
  • May 22

    Key Insurance Industry Bills Passed by Georgia Assembly in 2017 Legislative Session

    Key Insurance Industry Bills Passed by Georgia Assembly in 2017 Legislative Session
    The following are summaries some of the key legislative bills that the Georgia General Assembly adopted in its 2017 legislative regular session that affect the insurance industry. The 2017 legislative session, which ended on March 30, 2017,…
Rank this Week: 102

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Apr 17

    Dogs: Man’s Best Friend Or Unreasonably Dangerous Product?

    Dogs: Man’s Best Friend Or Unreasonably Dangerous Product?
    According to a report from the Clinton Herald, a lawsuit has been filed against the Clinton (Iowa) Humane Society after a dog adopted from the agency bit a 15-month old child. The dog, which was possibly a pitbull-mix, was…
  • Apr 14

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    As you might know, we here at Abnormal Use occasionally plan CLE programs for organizations of which we are members. Our editor, Jim Dedman, serves as the vice-chair of the Mecklenburg County Bar’s Civil Litigation Section. As such,…
  • Apr 3

    Costco v. Titleist: The Golf Ball War You Wouldn’t Expect

    Costco v. Titleist: The Golf Ball War You Wouldn’t Expect
    Last year, Costco began selling golf balls. As the largest American membership-only warehouse club, Costco’s introduction of a new product such as a piece of sporting equipment would not ordinarily be noteworthy or otherwise unusual.…
Rank this Week: 105

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Apr 7

    Customer Sues Merrill Lynch for Fraud in Connection with Its Use of Funds in a Reserve Account

    Customer Sues Merrill Lynch for Fraud in Connection with Its Use of Funds in a Reserve Account
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A former customer of Merrill Lynch has sued the firm in California civil court for engaging in fraud. According to the lawsuit, Merrill Lynch misused the customer’s cash that…
  • Apr 5

    New Recommendations by the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (15th Article)

    New Recommendations by the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (15th Article)
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the fifteenth in a series of posts to discuss the 51 recommendations that the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (Task Force) has made to the National Arbitration and Mediation…
  • Apr 4

    Virginia Adviser Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Money

    Virginia Adviser Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Money
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Virginia financial adviser Troy Baldridge was sentenced to prison for 41 months after admitting to embezzling more than $500,000 from his mostly elderly, retired clients.According to…
Rank this Week: 115

Sharesleuth.com

Sharesleuth.com

Offers investigative reporting aimed at exposing securities fraud. By Chris Carey.

http://sharesleuth.com/
Rank this Week: 110

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Private Investigators: An Asset Search Via Data Brokers Like IDI,Inc.

    Private Investigators: An Asset Search Via Data Brokers Like IDI,Inc.
    The August 5th Bloomberg article “This Company Has Built a Profile on Every American Adult,” brings up IDI,Inc. The article suggests that IDI has built a profile about you on its idiCore database. Private…
  • Jul 25

    Divorce & Hidden Money: 4 Ways Steven Zinnel Could Have Concealed Asset

    Divorce & Hidden Money: 4 Ways Steven Zinnel Could Have Concealed Asset
    Plastic surgeon Michael D. Brandner & business owner Goderick Augustus Benjamin were accused of committing federal crimes & hiding assets from their wives. Like Dr. Brandner & Mr. Benjamin, Steven Zinnel was a divorcing…
  • Jul 4

    A Laundry List For An Asset Search

    A Laundry List For An Asset Search
    Governmental authorities follow money trails in order to interdict assets hidden by narco-traffickers; money launderers; Ponzi schemers; tax fraudsters & other determined criminals. During your asset search, you can similarly follow…
Rank this Week: 103

The Startup Lawyer

The Startup Lawyer

Covers entrepreneurship and startup companies. By Ryan Roberts.

http://startuplawyer.com/
  • May 18

    Accelerator Investments Should Be Convertible Equity

    Accelerator Investments Should Be Convertible Equity
    I previously wrote that accelerator documents should be easy.  At the time, I thought accelerator documents should be easy primarily because of the potential adverse selection problem for the accelerator.  In other words, the more…
  • May 16

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016
    Tech Wildcatters, the original Dallas accelerator, is hosting their first pitch day of 2016 on May 26th at the House of Blues in Dallas. Here’s the streamlined agenda: 12:45pm — Accredited Investor Preview 1:30pm —…
  • May 5

    Right of First Refusal in Company Bylaw

    Right of First Refusal in Company Bylaw
    A Right of First Refusal provision provides a startup with the right to step in place of a prospective 3rd party purchaser when a current stockholder desires to sell their stock. That is, the startup has the right to purchase and redeem any…
Rank this Week: 106

Product Liability Law Blog

Product Liability Law Blog

Covers defective product topics such as auto recalls, automotive product liability, defective seatbelt and restraint systems, electrical product defects, and toxic tort/environmental cases. By The Gilbert Law Group

http://productliabilitylawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Worst Days for Driving Are Straight Ahead

    Worst Days for Driving Are Straight Ahead
    The holidays are right around the corner. While that brings good times with family and holiday cheer, it also brings some of the most dangerous driving days of the year. Remember to take extra care when you are driving on these days.
  • Nov 17

    Winter Weather Driving Safety

    Winter Weather Driving Safety
    It is time for winter weather driving again in Denver. Those slushy, snow-packed roads make getting to and from work and school more hazardous than normal. Be prepared this winter and have a safer cold weather driving season.
  • Oct 29

    Halloween Safety Tips for Your Trick-or-Treater

    Halloween Safety Tips for Your Trick-or-Treater
    Halloween is fast approaching. Time for all the little ghouls and super heroes and princesses to take to the streets. As you get ready to take your little ones out for this annual candy-achieving adventure, keep these safety tips in mind to…
Rank this Week: 101

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 107

California Car Accident Lawsuit…

California Car Accident Lawsuit Center

Features car accident news and discussions on motor vehicle safety issues. By Michael Ehline.

http://caraccidentlawsuits.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Car Accidents: The How and Why, and What to Do

    Car Accidents: The How and Why, and What to Do
    Car accidents happen every day throughout the country and especially on the congested freeways of California. Nationwide, traffic accidents occur at a rate of approximately one every ten seconds, according to the National Highway Traffic…
  • Aug 13

    Documenting Evidence after a Severe Auto Accident

    Documenting Evidence after a Severe Auto Accident
    An accident or injury can be traumatic and can warp your sense of life and well being. After being involved in such an event, you may not be ale to accurately remember exactly what happened exactly where and when. Having written notes can…
  • Jul 31

    Liability For Person Sending Text Messages to Vehicle Operator

    Liability For Person Sending Text Messages to Vehicle Operator
    By car injury attorney, Michael P. Ehline, Esq. - Over the last several days, our offices have been inundated with callers seeking information about  texting and driving. I turned on the news, only to see the pundits espousing in a…
Rank this Week: 111

The Justice Blog

The Justice Blog

The Official Blog of the United States Department of Justice.

http://blogs.justice.gov/main/
Rank this Week: 112

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Covers mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and more.

http://www.simmonsfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 104

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Covers criminal laws and cases.

http://www.criminaldefenseduilawyer.com
  • May 29

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense
    Today’s Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defenses is about the breath tests and the many physiological factors that can affect their accuracy. A breath test is, without a doubt, the most defensible of all the DUI chemical tests. The most…
  • Apr 4

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI
    Today’s Orange County DUI Lawyer News involves another fatal DUI crash and the arrest of the driver for a drug DUI. According to The Orange County Register, a Garden Grove man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of felony driving…
  • Apr 3

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result
    Los Angeles Superior Court – El Monte Courthouse CHARGE: 1st DUI with enhancement for refusing to submit to a chemical test. FACTS: Client was arrested for a DUI after getting involved in a traffic collision. Client did not speak or…
Rank this Week: 108

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Thursday June 22, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.When a person dies in Ontario, and no next of kin claims an inheritance from the Estate, the government attempts to…
  • Jun 21

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday June 21, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.A final Separation Agreement will document all issues that have been resolved by the parties signing it, along with any remaining…
  • Jun 20

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise law for Tuesday June 20, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.Did you know that an Employee is obligated to give reasonable notice of his or her intention to resign from his or her position of…
Rank this Week: 139

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 124

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

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

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 22

    Isleta Pueblo Sues New Mexico over Revenue Sharing

    Isleta Pueblo Sues New Mexico over Revenue Sharing
    Here is the complaint in Pueblo of Isleta v. Martinez (D.N.M.): Complaint An excerpt: The Plaintiffs seek a declaration, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2201, that the Defendants’ ongoing effort under the 2015 Tribal-State Gaming…
  • Jun 22

    Spokane County Sues to Stop Spokane Tribe Casino

    Spokane County Sues to Stop Spokane Tribe Casino
    Here is the complaint in Spokane County v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Wash.): Complaint An excerpt: Spokane County, Washington (“County”) brings this action seeking review of and relief from a June 15, 2015 decision by the Department…
  • Jun 22

    Cert Petition in Washington State Dept. of Licensing v. Cougar Den Inc.

    Cert Petition in Washington State Dept. of Licensing v. Cougar Den Inc.
    Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: Whether the Yakama Treaty of 1855 creates a right for tribal members to avoid state taxes on off-reservation commercial activities that make use of public highways. Lower court materials here.
Rank this Week: 129

Investment Fraud Information

Investment Fraud Information

By Andrew Stoltmann.

http://www.investmentfraudtimes.com/securities-fraud-attorneys/
Rank this Week: 127

IPWatchdog

IPWatchdog

Offers insights on current developments in the intellectual property space, and discusses patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright information and news.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Apple, APJ Clements and final written decisions: a lethal cocktail for patent

    Apple, APJ Clements and final written decisions: a lethal cocktail for patent
    When just looking at the subset of final written decisions resulting from Apple petitions where APJ Clements was on the panel, 24 final written decisions deem all claims invalid while only one decision led to mixed claim findings. There are…
  • Jun 22

    Diverging Viewpoints on Venue Change Following T.C. Heartland

    Diverging Viewpoints on Venue Change Following T.C. Heartland
    In two recent decisions following T. C. Heartland, district courts have applied two different methodologies in resolving motions to change venue... In the first decision a trial judge in the Eastern District of Virginia denied the venue…
  • Jun 22

    Former Akin Gump Litigator Launches New Patent and Technology Counseling Law Firm

    Former Akin Gump Litigator Launches New Patent and Technology Counseling Law Firm
    Samar Shah, Esq. announces the launch of a new San Antonio based boutique law firm, Shah IP Law, PLLC.   The new law firm will concentrate on intellectual property counseling with an emphasis on patent portfolio development, patent…
Rank this Week: 137

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jun 22

    Today's Law, Society & Taxation Panel

    Today's Law, Society & Taxation Panel
    Today's Law, Society, and Taxation panels at the 2017 Law & Society Association Annual Meeting in Mexico City (program here): Economic Justice and Taxation of Wealth (Lisa Philipps (Osgoode Hall), Chair/Discussant) Jennifer Bird-Pollan…
  • Jun 22

    The Clock Is Ticking For Charlotte Law School

    The Clock Is Ticking For Charlotte Law School
    Following up on my previous posts (links below): News & Observer, The Clock Is Ticking For Charlotte School of Law to Prove It’s Financially Stable: The Charlotte School of Law has until early August to prove its financial stability or…
  • Jun 22

    Shanske:Interpreting State Fiscal Constitution

    Shanske:Interpreting State Fiscal Constitution
    Darien Shanske (UC-Davis), Interpreting State Fiscal Constitutions: A Modest Proposal, 69 Rutgers L. Rev. ___ (2017): The fiscal constitutions of many states limit the ability of governments to raise taxes. These same constitutions typically…
Rank this Week: 135

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/
  • Jun 22

    ACTEC Engagement Letter

    ACTEC Engagement Letter
    We previously let you know that ACTEC has released the 5th edition of its Commentaries to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Now ACTEC has released a new edition of their engagement letters. Engagement Letters A Guide for Practitioners…
  • Jun 21

    Veteran's Family Caregiver Support

    Veteran's Family Caregiver Support
    According to a recent article in the Washington Post, not all family caregivers of vets are treated equally. Law makes VA treat some family caregivers better than others explains that for "veterans injured on duty, Uncle Sam pays more…
  • Jun 21

    How Do You Read Your News?

    How Do You Read Your News?
    You are reading this blog either on your computer, your smart phone, your tablet, or some other device that I didn't mention. You are not likely reading this in hard copy. What about your daily dose of news in the...
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Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jun 22

    No Misconduct Found In Unusual New Jersey Case

    No Misconduct Found In Unusual New Jersey Case
    The New Jersey Supreme Court agreed with a dissent from the censure recommendation of its Disciplinary Review Board and dismissed ethics charges against an attorney for conduct in the wake of a friend's suicide. The court concluded that the…
  • Jun 22

    "You're The Investigator, You Figure It Out"

    "You're The Investigator, You Figure It Out"
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has disbarred an attorney. The case involved a number of complaints Rule 8.4(c) provides that it is professional misconduct for a lawyer to engage in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or…
  • Jun 21

    "Texts Can Be Deleted" Sex Texts To Client Draw Six-Month Oklahoma Suspension

    "Texts Can Be Deleted" Sex Texts To Client Draw Six-Month Oklahoma Suspension
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court ordered a six-month suspension of an attorney admitted in 1992 This is Respondent's first disciplinary matter before this Court. Prior to the interim suspension, Respondent was in private practice primarily…
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Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Medical Marijuana Patients in Los Angeles Concerned About Possible Price Hike

    Medical Marijuana Patients in Los Angeles Concerned About Possible Price Hike
    In January, any adult in Los Angeles will be able to walk into a marijuana shop or dispensary and purchase marijuana for any use they see fit.  They can use it as a medicine or for recreational use. While California was the first state…
  • Jun 19

    Report: Cannabis Edibles for Pets is a Growing Industry

    Report: Cannabis Edibles for Pets is a Growing Industry
    There is a lot of money to be made in the medical marijuana industry.  Each year, more and more patients are turning to medical marijuana to treat various mental and physical ailments, and the types of medications on the market are…
  • Jun 17

    Marijuana Vending Machines May Be Coming Soon

    Marijuana Vending Machines May Be Coming Soon
    According to a recent news article from Time, a marijuana vending machine may be hitting the market soon.  This device uses a fingerprint scanner to verify the identity of the purchaser before it will dispense any marijuana.  This…
Rank this Week: 142

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

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

    Sterne Agee Financial Services Censured & Fined

    Sterne Agee Financial Services Censured & Fined
    FINRA Fines Sterne Agee Financial Services for Compliance Issues According to FINRA, Sterne Agee Financial Services (CRD #18456, Birmingham, Alabama) submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured and fined $122,500. Without admitting or…
  • Jun 21

    Citizens Securities Censured and Fined

    Citizens Securities Censured and Fined
    FINRA Fines MA Investment Advisory Firm, Citizens Securities According the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Citizens Securities, Inc. (CRD #39550, Dedham, Massachusetts) submitted an AWC in which the firm was reportedly censured,…
  • Jun 20

    Aegis Capital Corporation Fined for Inaccurate Reporting

    Aegis Capital Corporation Fined for Inaccurate Reporting
    FINRA Fines Aegis Capital Corporation According to FINRA, Aegis Capital Corporation (CRD #15007, New York, New York) submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) in which the firm was censured; fined $52,000; ordered to pay…
Rank this Week: 146

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    Three Carnival Ships Rerouted Due to Tropical Storms in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico

    Three Carnival Ships Rerouted Due to Tropical Storms in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico
    The last thing you want on your vacation is to experience inclement weather. Especially when you’re on a cruise ship, a major storm can make for very uneasy seas and dangerous sailing conditions. Fortunately, when faced with two…
  • Jun 16

    Men Rescued by Adventure of the Seas After 23 Days At Sea

    Men Rescued by Adventure of the Seas After 23 Days At Sea
    Most people do not consider cruise ships to be the emergency responding vessel of choice. However, this week, the Adventure of the Seas rescued two men who had been stranded on their fishing boat for 23 days, proving that cruise ships may be…
  • Jun 16

    After tragedy, family pushes for lifeguards on cruise ship

    After tragedy, family pushes for lifeguards on cruise ship
    by: Sorboni Banerjee via www.fox13news.com TAMPA (FOX 13) – Destination, amenities, price — all considerations you ask about when you book ... The post After tragedy, family pushes for lifeguards on cruise ships appeared…
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South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

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

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    3d DCA Watch -- As the General Hospital Turns Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- As the General Hospital Turns Edition!
    Yada yada yada various denizens in the Bunker emitted this very timely written utterance:summary judgments require there by no genuine issues of material fact and the movant is entitled to judgment as a matter of law.I'm paraphrasing!Young…
  • Jun 20

    Flippers Who Care!

    Flippers Who Care!
    When it comes to flipping, I can't think of anything more important today than flipping GA06. #voteyourOssoffAbigail and John Pilger call themselves fiscal conservatives. They’ve voted for House Republican candidates for decades. Both…
  • Jun 19

    Dear Lawyers, What Are Your Views On Parrot Jungle?

    Dear Lawyers, What Are Your Views On Parrot Jungle?
    Or whatever they are calling it nowadays.Let's start with this nice fella:Lawyer Tim Ross, who lives in Brickell, said what was missing was simply charm. …
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Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    UBS Broker Margaret Lech-Loubet Subject to Customer Complaints Over Energy Related Investment

    UBS Broker Margaret Lech-Loubet Subject to Customer Complaints Over Energy Related Investment
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Margaret Lech-Loubet (Lech-Loubet).  According to BrokerCheck records…
  • Jun 21

    Broker Henry Watson Barred By FINRA Over Securities Practice

    Broker Henry Watson Barred By FINRA Over Securities Practice
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints and a FINRA enforcement action with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Henry Watson (Watson). According to BrokerCheck records,…
  • Jun 20

    FINRA Sanctions Broker John Oldham Over Alternative Investment Sale

    FINRA Sanctions Broker John Oldham Over Alternative Investment Sale
    Broker John Oldham (Oldham) was recently sanctioned by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in an enforcement action.  According to the FINRA AWC (Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent 2015046203101) FINRA found that…
Rank this Week: 138

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jun 21

    Is This the End of Uber's PR Nightmare?

    Is This the End of Uber's PR Nightmare?
    Yesterday, during a conversation with a law student about whether corporate social responsibility is a mere marketing ploy to fool consumers, the student described her conflict with using Uber. She didn’t like what she had read in the news…
  • Jun 20

    Summer "Work" Reading: Straight Man, by Richard Russo

    Summer "Work" Reading: Straight Man, by Richard Russo
    A friend who is a member of a university faculty (non-law) some years ago recommended that I read Straight Man, by Richard Russo. I am forever thankful. The book is a novel set in a small town in Pennsylvania and...
  • Jun 19

    Thinking Ahead to Next June: Georgia on My Mind - Save the Dates for Emory Law and NBLS in 2018

    Thinking Ahead to Next June: Georgia on My Mind - Save the Dates for Emory Law and NBLS in 2018
    As I am traveling and conferencing, my thoughts already have turned to next summer's conference schedule. It seems like a good time to get two important business law conferences on the agenda for next year. Those two conferences are: the...
Rank this Week: 132

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 19

    Child Custody & Same-Sex Divorce

    Child Custody & Same-Sex Divorce
    If you are in a same-sex marriage and you have children, you may or may not be confronted with challenges in the near future. Fortunately, California has some of the friendliest same-sex marriage laws in the nation; however, maneuvering…
  • Jun 13

    Don'ts of Online Dating After Divorce

    Don'ts of Online Dating After Divorce
    According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC), there were 813,862 divorces in the United States in 2014. That’s a lot of people untying the knot, but if your filing for divorce in the near…
  • Jun 5

    Advantages of Conscious Uncoupling

    Advantages of Conscious Uncoupling
    “The U.S. divorce rate dropped for the third year in a row, reaching its lowest point in nearly 40 years,” reported Time Magazine on Dec. 04, 2016. Even still, when you look at your Facebook account, it may seem like your…
Rank this Week: 140

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By KaiserDillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
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California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 118

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    New Report Finds That A Majority of Divorces Happen In March and August

    New Report Finds That A Majority of Divorces Happen In March and August
    It’s common knowledge that long-term relationships tend to break down around Valentine’s Day, which comes at the midway point between the Christmas holidays and Spring, which in turn, represents the renewal of romance. But when it…
  • Jun 15

    3 Estate Planning Factors to Consider to Protect Your Finances When Remarrying

    3 Estate Planning Factors to Consider to Protect Your Finances When Remarrying
    Tying the knot after a divorce may not be the first thing on most new divorcees’ minds, but it’s something that happens fairly often. After all, when couples split apart, their priority is to pick up the pieces of their lives and…
  • Jun 14

    Is Your Spouse Is Hiding Money During Divorce?

    Is Your Spouse Is Hiding Money During Divorce?
    Divorce proceedings are all but guaranteed to be trying, emotionally draining times. Emotions run high, tensions between family members are palpable, and all you want to do is get things over with and move on. But what many divorcing couples…
Rank this Week: 126

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
  • Jun 15

    Lafayette, IN based Bison Financial Group Forced Out By Wells Fargo

    Lafayette, IN based Bison Financial Group Forced Out By Wells Fargo
    A large group of stockbrokers previously with Wells Fargo were “permitted to resign” because of annuity sales practices, according to some of their Brokercheck reports. According to Ameriprise, approximately 15 of the Bison…
  • Jun 11

    RBC Wealth Management (RBC) Pays Huge $3.5 Million Settlement

    RBC Wealth Management (RBC) Pays Huge $3.5 Million Settlement
    In April of 2017, RBC settled a case involving Indianapolis broker James Wilson for $3.5 Million. The investors alleged that Wilson and RBC had overtraded in many accounts and excessively sold their family various closed end funds that…
  • May 30

    ENERGY MASTER LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS (MLPs)

    ENERGY MASTER LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS (MLPs)
    Some investors lost considerable amounts of money by investing in Energy MLPs. Recommended by many financial advisors in 2014-2015, investors were misled to believe these investments carried far less risk than was true. A common…
Rank this Week: 123

TN Visa Attorney Blog

TN Visa Attorney Blog

Covers TN visa and green cards for Canadian professionals. By Brian D. Zuccaro.

http://www.tnvisabulletin.com/nafta-tn-blog/
  • Jun 1

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period
    Despite past assurances as recently as Oct. 2016, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) has now stated that it will no longer annotate TN visa stamps to reflect the dates of employment requested by a TN visa petitioner. (TN visa stamps are…
  • May 30

    RNs & Others: Remember to Keep Visa Screen Valid

    RNs & Others: Remember to Keep Visa Screen Valid
    Individuals working in the U.S. under TN visa status as Registered Nurses and in other healthcare occupations require a healthcare worker certificate (visa screen). Not only is the visa screen required for initial TN visa applications,…
  • Mar 15

    Electronic Device Searches During TN Visa Application

    Electronic Device Searches During TN Visa Application
    Question: Can U.S. border officers search my cell phone or laptop when I apply for TN visa status at the border?Reply: Generally, under an exception to the Fourth Amendment's prohibition of unreasonable searches, USCBP border officers have…
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