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Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 91

Consumer Litigation Group

Consumer Litigation Group

Covers consumer rights law, including fair debt collection, fair credit reporting, consumer debt defense, and consumer bankruptcy. By the Law Office of Dimitrios Kolovos, LLC.

http://www.consumerlitigators.com/
  • Dec 26

    What is the SSDI Recent Work Test?

    What is the SSDI Recent Work Test?
    Essentially, you must have accumulated enough recent Work Credits to pass the Recent Work Test and be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.  You earn Work Credits when you have paid enough social security…
  • Dec 22

    Cases Before the Court of Common Plea

    Cases Before the Court of Common Plea
    What You Should Know About Being Sued in Pennsylvania There are three main ways to find yourself as a defendant in the Court of Common Pleas (“CCP”):  1) a case was appealed from a Magisterial District Justice…
  • Dec 21

    Cases Before a Magisterial District Justice

    Cases Before a Magisterial District Justice
    What You Should Know About Being Sued in Pennsylvania Generally, if you are alleged to owe $12,000 or less (exclusive of interest and costs) you may be sued before a Magisterial District Justice (MDJ).  MDJs are elected judges that serve…
Rank this Week: 87

Angel Reyes Blog

Angel Reyes Blog

Covers lawsuits, verdicts, culture and politics.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Robotic Surgery by da Vinci - Masterpiece or Major Mistake?

    Robotic Surgery by da Vinci - Masterpiece or Major Mistake?
      Most of us have experienced the anxiety and frustration of a computer, smartphone, iPad or other device malfunctioning. But what would we do if our lives depended on an electronic device performing perfectly?    
  • Jul 9

    Jury Awards $285,000 in Bellwether Fosamax Lawsuit

    Jury Awards $285,000 in Bellwether Fosamax Lawsuit
      This past Monday, a New York federal judge denied Big Pharma’s Merck & Co Inc.’s attempt to avoid paying $285,000 to plaintiff in a multi-district lawsuit based on the fact that the bone drug Fosamax causes jaw…
  • Jul 8

    Monster Overdose: Are Energy Drinks Killing Teens?

    Monster Overdose: Are Energy Drinks Killing Teens?
    Alex Morris died suddenly this year from cardiac arrest at the age of 19. He habitually drank two cans of Monster Energy® drinks each day for two years. His mother Paula believes energy drinks were the cause and immediately filed a…
Rank this Week: 58

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 75

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 25

    Eternal Sunshine of the Legal Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Legal Mind
    Many years ago, when I was still early in my career as a nuclear medicine technologist, I had a co-worker named “Jackie” (not her real name), who I still think of to this day. “Jackie” was an incredible person. She was…
  • Jan 25

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at…
  • Jan 25

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
Rank this Week: 118

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 119

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 25

    Jacob Lawrence & the Book of Genesi

    Jacob Lawrence & the Book of Genesi
    Some readers of Ratio Juris might enjoy this post by yours truly over at Religious Left Law: Jacob Lawrence: Eight Studies for the Book of Genesis (1989).
  • Jan 21

    Proper Dining Etiquette

    Proper Dining Etiquette
    I’m reading Kimberley Brownlee’s Conscience and Conviction: The Case for Civil Disobedience (Oxford University Press, 2012) by way of taking a brief break from Jonathan Israel (!) and so as to say some halfway intelligent or…
  • Jan 20

    The Human Capacity for Repentance and Redemption

    The Human Capacity for Repentance and Redemption
    In support of assumptions regarding the “alterability (and redeemability) of people” in her philosophically important Conscience and Conviction: The Case for Civil Disobedience (2012), Kimberley Brownlee quotes a passage from…
Rank this Week: 174

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jan 25

    January 26, 2015

    January 26, 2015
  • Jan 25

    Maryland, Israel find common ground in cybersecurity

    Maryland, Israel find common ground in cybersecurity
    Collaboration is the driving spirit behind MIDC’s second trade mission to Israel in March, a week in which Maryland companies will visit Israel’s budding CyberSpark cybersecurity center in Be’er Sheva and attend the second…
  • Jan 25

    Incoming USM chancellor to ‘fight hard’ for low tuition

    Incoming USM chancellor to ‘fight hard’ for low tuition
    When Robert L. Caret assumes his new role as chancellor of the University System of Maryland in July, he won’t be starting from square one.
Rank this Week: 117

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 25

    Website on Death Penalty in India

    Website on Death Penalty in India
    The Death Penalty Research Project at National Law University, Delhi has launched a website on the death penalty in India -- www.deathpenaltyindia.com. The site aims to host extensive and comprehensive resources on the death penalty in…
  • Jan 25

    Delhi High Court on the Appointment of a Leader of Opposition

    Delhi High Court on the Appointment of a Leader of Opposition
    Guest Post: Vasujith Ram Last year, LAOT carried three blog posts, debating whether a recognized Leader of Opposition (LoP) has to be appointed irrespective of the number of seats the party in opposition has won. They are…
  • Jan 17

    V.R. Krishna Iyer: A Long Life in Law and Politics -- A Biographical Essay

    V.R. Krishna Iyer: A Long Life in Law and Politics -- A Biographical Essay
    In this essay, I review Krishna Iyer's life and career in politics and law.Among other things, I examine his time as a senior minister in India's first communist state government. I also attempt to evaluate Krishna Iyer's appointment to the…
Rank this Week: 97

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jan 25

    Salacious?

    Salacious?
    Today’s Miami Herald leads with a big article about Jeb! Bush’s $570,000 haul as a director and consultant with InnoVida. The gig lasted until shortly before the firm’s CEO got arrested and eventually sent away for almost 13…
  • Jan 21

    It’s Working!

    It’s Working!
    Ebola Outbreak Finally Receding in Sierra Leone; CDC Modeling Was Incredibly Accurate
  • Jan 20

    Help Identify Miami’s Totemic Animal

    Help Identify Miami’s Totemic Animal
    Miami’s a tough challenge for a totemic animal – this place is a melting pot of not-very-melted elements. It’s South but not Southern. Cosmopolitan but, as the joke says, ‘so close to the United States’. Urban…
Rank this Week: 176

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jan 25

    Supreme Court to Decide Another Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Case

    Supreme Court to Decide Another Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Case
    The Supreme Court granted certiorari on Friday in OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs, a case involving the commercial activity exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA).  Although the case was the subject of an en banc…
  • Jan 25

    The Foreign Policy Essay: The Kurdish Right to Self-Governance

    The Foreign Policy Essay: The Kurdish Right to Self-Governance
    Editor’s Note: The question of the Kurds is one of the knottiest in the Middle East—and that is saying something. Kurdish rebellions have led to tens of thousands of deaths in Iran, Iraq, and Turkey, and now the Kurds in Syria are…
  • Jan 24

    UNCLOS on Trial in the South China Sea

    UNCLOS on Trial in the South China Sea
    The latest installation of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative covers several recent developments in the region, including China and Japan’s progress towards an East China Sea crisis mechanism, Japan’s new record defense…
Rank this Week: 148

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 106

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jan 25

    Boudicca Cruise Ship Catches Fire Off Coast of North Africa

    Boudicca Cruise Ship Catches Fire Off Coast of North Africa
    A U.K. based cruise ship with 784 passengers aboard was left listing off the coast of Morocco, North Africa following an engine room fire. Newspapers in London are reporting that the Boudicca cruise ship caught fire due to an outbreak in…
  • Jan 24

    Soaked Serenade of the Seas Suffers Major Power Loss to Cabin

    Soaked Serenade of the Seas Suffers Major Power Loss to Cabin
    Cruise passengers are saying that the Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas, in New Orleans, suffered a major power loss today. A passenger says that the cruise ship was partially flooded during a heavy rain storm. The Coast Guard says a…
  • Jan 22

    The Cruise Industry's Internet Travel Troll

    The Cruise Industry's Internet Travel Troll
    Every year or so, a travel agent with a blog will take it upon himself to level personal insults against us in a half-baked effort to defend the cruise industry.  One year ago, Richard Turen, a CLIA-certified travel agent, criticized me…
Rank this Week: 145

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jan 25

    Parental Leave Around the World

    Parental Leave Around the World
    There is a wonderful chart and article over at the Huffington Post that takes a comparative look at parental leave. Many of us examine this issue when we cover the FMLA, or teach an international employment law class. The chart...
  • Jan 24

    Michigan Union Membership Falls to Record Low

    Michigan Union Membership Falls to Record Low
    We are used to seeing declining unionization and membership rates across the country. Another unfortunate trend (depending on your perspective) is a decline in unionization in those states that historically back organized labor. The great…
  • Jan 23

    Penalizing Coaches – No, Not Bill Belichick

    Penalizing Coaches – No, Not Bill Belichick
    There’s some reason to believe that employers are utilizing liquidated damages clauses in their employment contracts to a greater extent than previously. This makes sense from their perspective because damages from an employee’s breach of…
Rank this Week: 164

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 25

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    Dissent has a review by Samuel Moyn titled, "Fantasies of Federalism," which reviews both Frederick Cooper's Citizenship between Empire and Nations: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960 (Princeton University Press) and…
  • Jan 23

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Via the Canadian Legal History Blog: The Canadian Law and Society Association invites submissions for its annual Graduate Student Essay Prize. From In Custodia Legis: Coverage of Ruth Mazo Carras's lecture on "Law in the Lives of…
  • Jan 22

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Spring 2015 Speaker Serie

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Spring 2015 Speaker Serie
    The Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley, has announced the Spring 2015 lineup for its speaker series. Below are items of potential interest to LHB readers: The Center for the Study of Law and…
Rank this Week: 158

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 142

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Injury Crash On Interstate 15 Near Fort Hall

    Injury Crash On Interstate 15 Near Fort Hall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Jan 24

    Slick Conditions NB I15 Between Fort Hall and Blackfoot

    Slick Conditions NB I15 Between Fort Hall and Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Jan 24

    Fatal Crash in Middleton

    Fatal Crash in Middleton
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 169

Switchboard

Switchboard

Covers global warming, energy and climate issues, pollution and oil dependence. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
Rank this Week: 161

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: 96

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
Rank this Week: 115

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
  • Jan 23

    Will Justice Scalia Be the Savior of the Fair Housing Act?

    Will Justice Scalia Be the Savior of the Fair Housing Act?
    Going into this week's argument in Inclusive Communities Project, a Supreme Court case that will determine the future of the Fair Housing Act, all eyes were on Justice Kennedy. It's often Justice Kennedy who casts the deciding vote in cases…
  • Jan 23

    I Was Arrested for Learning a Foreign Language. Today, I Have Some Closure.

    I Was Arrested for Learning a Foreign Language. Today, I Have Some Closure.
    Five years ago, the Philadelphia police thought that carrying Arabic-language flashcards was enough to warrant the arrest of an innocent traveler. A settlement reached today in a lawsuit I brought against the police department makes it clear…
  • Jan 23

    Half-Baked Complaint Alleges Discrimination Where There is None

    Half-Baked Complaint Alleges Discrimination Where There is None
    When Christian educator Bill Jack ordered a cake last year from Azucar, a Denver bakery, he had a special decoration request for owner Marjorie Silva. He wanted the cake to say "God Hates Gays" with a drawing to match. Silva refused, and now…
Rank this Week: 128

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Plaintiff must product 1200+ photographs from FB- Nucci v. Target and what it mean

    Plaintiff must product 1200+ photographs from FB- Nucci v. Target and what it mean
    In Nucci v. Target,  a Florida appellate court ordered a plaintiff to produce photographs from her personal Facebook page.  In this personal injury action, in which the plaintiff claims to have fallen at defendant’s…
  • Dec 19

    Caramel Apples Recall (Listeria)

    Caramel Apples Recall (Listeria)
    U.S. and state health officials are investigating a Listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples that has killed at least four people and sickened 28 others in 10 states.Consumers should not eat any commercially produced, prepackaged…
  • Nov 19

    Solgar Inc. Recalls Dietary Supplement

    Solgar Inc. Recalls Dietary Supplement
    The product, ABC Dophilus Powder, was found to contain the fungus rhizopus oryzae, which is linked to the infection mucormycosis. The federal Centers for Disease Control tested the powder after the October death of a preterm infant who had…
Rank this Week: 135

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Jan 23

    2015 PAC Grassroots Pre-Conference Luncheon

    2015 PAC Grassroots Pre-Conference Luncheon
      What grassroots activities are you involved in? Are you registered as a lobbyist? Could your activities trigger registration and Continued on Next Page
  • Jan 23

    News You Can Use Digest – January 23, 2015

    News You Can Use Digest – January 23, 2015
    National: ‘Competitive Disadvantage’?: Pay-to-pay rules and the 2016 stakes NBC News – Carrie Dunn | Published: 1/15/2015 Governors may face a Continued on Next Page
  • Jan 22

    AZ SOS Encourages Campaign Finance Compliance While Court Case Continue

    AZ SOS Encourages Campaign Finance Compliance While Court Case Continue
    In a statement regarding the impact of a recent district court order, the Arizona Office of the Secretary of State Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 112

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Jan 23

    Two Former Congressmen Weigh in on State of the Union Addre

    Two Former Congressmen Weigh in on State of the Union Addre
      President Barack Obama’s sixth State of the Union address included more generalities than specifics on many issues of concern to attorneys.  And some pressing legal-related topics never even got mentioned in the January 20…
  • Jan 22

    Things to Keep In Mind

    Things to Keep In Mind
      According to Peter Rowntree, a recent graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, the four things he wished he had known in law school are: 1.  Don’t take morning classes 2.  The importance of becoming an…
  • Jan 21

    Bloomberg Law Reference Desk

    Bloomberg Law Reference Desk
      Bloomberg Law has published a number of law report articles focused on law schools and students, including the “Ask a Hiring Attorney” series, which provides practical career advice to law students such as “How do I…
Rank this Week: 109

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

Covers legal developments concerning law enforcement and firefighter labor law. By Cline and Associates.

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 171

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Dunwoody Day Care Killer Appeals Murder Conviction

    Dunwoody Day Care Killer Appeals Murder Conviction
    On Tuesday January 20, news reports revealed that the appeal of Hemy Neuman, dubbed the “Dunwoody Day Care Killer,” would be heard by the Georgia Supreme Court. Neuman was convicted in 2012 in the murder of Rusty Sneiderman,…
  • Jan 22

    Michigan Doctor Will Serve 15 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme

    Michigan Doctor Will Serve 15 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme
    On January 14, it was announced by U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade of the Eastern District of Michigan, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, and several others that a Redford…
  • Jan 21

    Gallipolis Addiction Counselor Charged with Drug Trafficking of Morphine

    Gallipolis Addiction Counselor Charged with Drug Trafficking of Morphine
    On Friday January 16, a woman who works as an addiction counselor at a Gallipolis, OH based facility was arrested for allegedly trafficking morphine, according to a recent news article at the Pomeroy Daily Sentinel. 52-year-old Roberta Payne…
Rank this Week: 150

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jan 23

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    President Obama delivered the annual State of the Union address this week, and the Washington Post reports here that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg seized the moment to take her annual State of the Union nap. Hopefully this news roundup will…
  • Jan 22

    Beards Behind Bar

    Beards Behind Bar
    My choice of topic for today’s post may or may not have been influenced by the fact that I’m growing a beard. Reviews are mixed, ranging from nonspecific acknowledgment (“You have a beard!”) to good-natured derision…
  • Jan 21

    What to Do with the Impaired Drivers We’ve Stopped—And the Ones We Haven’t

    What to Do with the Impaired Drivers We’ve Stopped—And the Ones We Haven’t
    DWI arrests in North Carolina’s capital city are on the rise. The Wake County district attorney’s office expects to prosecute around 7,000 DWI cases this fiscal year—2,000 more than it handled in 2013-14.  The increased…
Rank this Week: 111

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Jan 23

    Valparaiso Seeks to Fill Two Property Positions for 2015-16

    Valparaiso Seeks to Fill Two Property Positions for 2015-16
    As a result of some sudden retirements, Valparaiso is seeking two property profs to start teaching in the 2015-2016 academic year. The school's advertisements are reproduced below: FULL TIME TENURE TRACK – 2015-16 Academic Year VALPARAISO…
  • Jan 23

    Lawton on Housing Cooperative

    Lawton on Housing Cooperative
    Julie Lawton (DePaul) has posted Unraveling the Legal Hybrid of Housing Cooperatives (UMKC Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Housing cooperatives are a form of residential property ownership that first populated in the United States…
  • Jan 22

    Ending the Government's Ability to Steal Your Stuff

    Ending the Government's Ability to Steal Your Stuff
    Good news: Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Friday barred local and state police from using federal law to seize cash, cars and other property without evidence that a crime occurred. Holder’s action represents the most sweeping check…
Rank this Week: 177

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Jan 23

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Jan 23

    Law journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Jan 22

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 166

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jan 22

    Voluntary Human Egg Retrieval and Damage

    Voluntary Human Egg Retrieval and Damage
    A very interesting full decision of the Tax Court was released today in Perez v. Commissioner. The issue was whether a woman who had eggs retrieved from her body after undergoing fertility treatments in exchange for compensation could exclude…
  • Jan 22

    Old Fashioned Theft Leads to New Fashioned Identity Theft

    Old Fashioned Theft Leads to New Fashioned Identity Theft
    A case out of my old home town of Visalia, California lets us know that sometimes there’s just not much you can do to prevent yourself from being a victim of identity theft. Back in 2011 Rebekah Root either stole documents from an IRS…
  • Jan 19

    Fail, Caesar!

    Fail, Caesar!
    Last week Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Chicago. One week ago, second-tier bondholders filed an involuntary bankruptcy petition in Delaware. A company can only be in one bankruptcy court, so…
Rank this Week: 151

Ruling Imagination: Law and…

Ruling Imagination: Law and Creativity

Discusses the ways law rules creativity and law employs creativity. By Professor Peter Friedman.

http://blogs.geniocity.com/friedman
Rank this Week: 179

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jan 22

    5 Google Tricks to Find Online Plagiarism

    5 Google Tricks to Find Online Plagiarism
    Searching for plagiarism can be daunting, fortunately, there are some google tricks and hacks that can make your life a lot easier when hunting for copied work.
  • Jan 22

    3 Count: Rdio Flyer

    3 Count: Rdio Flyer
    Greek court says blocking pirate sites is overreaching, Rdio expands to 25 new markets and Apple buys music and piracy analytics service.
  • Jan 21

    Artist Luc Tuymans Loses Plagiarism Case, Raises Question

    Artist Luc Tuymans Loses Plagiarism Case, Raises Question
    Artist Luc Tuymans has lost a copyright decision in Belgium. However, this case is just one of many difficult judgments about appropriation and photos.
Rank this Week: 102

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    In Re Wilson (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 22, 2015)

    In Re Wilson (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 22, 2015)
    It's not just teenagers whose parents neglect and/or abandon them who turn to serious crime:Wilson was born on September 7, 1977. He lived with his parents and two younger siblings in Inglewood, and then later in south central Los…
  • Jan 21

    Mosser Companies v. San Francisco Rent & Stabilization Bd. (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 21, 2015)

    Mosser Companies v. San Francisco Rent & Stabilization Bd. (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 21, 2015)
    Parents move into a rent-controlled apartment in San Francisco and pay $1,495 a month.  They've got (inter alia) a 13-year old child.  Everyone lives together in harmony.Years go by.  The rent can legally only go up a little…
  • Jan 21

    People v. Camp (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 21, 2015)

    People v. Camp (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 21, 2015)
    Hugo Camp gets charged with, and pleads guilty to, a theft offense, and gets ordered to serve 14 months in jail and, thereafter, 14 months of "mandatory supervision" by the probation office.  The probation office then notices that…
Rank this Week: 123

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Jan 22

    "Basic Human Right" to Farm Your Lawn?

    "Basic Human Right" to Farm Your Lawn?
    A bill has been introduced into the Michigan legislature to allow urban dwellers to keep a "reasonable" number of livestock on their property. This article refers to the bill as guaranteeing the "basic human right" to farm…
  • Jan 22

    CFP: Fordham Law: Sharing Economy, Sharing City: Urban Law and the New Economy

    CFP: Fordham Law: Sharing Economy, Sharing City: Urban Law and the New Economy
    This is going to be a great event on a major emerging area of land use law, and local government law, inquiry. If it weren't for a personal schedule conflict, I would be there! You should go! Conference Announcement and...
  • Jan 22

    Fennell and Peñalver on Exactions Creep

    Fennell and Peñalver on Exactions Creep
    For those of you who have not already figured out exactly how land use planning officials are expected to proceed in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's 2011 decision in Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District, Lee...
Rank this Week: 140

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Jan 22

    Reviews of ActiveWords, TValue, dtSearch; Body Position and Tablets; Three New Question

    Reviews of ActiveWords, TValue, dtSearch; Body Position and Tablets; Three New Question
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: Stephen Hayes, Review: ActiveWords for Naming Documents Adron Beene, Review: TValue for Amortization Calculations Carol Baker, Review: dtSearch for a Briefs Knowledge Base Christian…
  • Jan 21

    How Prospects Find and Judge Your Law Firm Plus 39 More Must-Read

    How Prospects Find and Judge Your Law Firm Plus 39 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 40 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Jan 19

    This Email Gadget Saved a Law Firm $30,000 Plus 58 More Must-Read

    This Email Gadget Saved a Law Firm $30,000 Plus 58 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 59 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
Rank this Week: 125

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jan 22

    And thy say conservatives are anti-science? How about the anti-vaccers?

    And thy say conservatives are anti-science? How about the anti-vaccers?
    WaPo: Seth Mnookin, a journalist who's chronicled the anti-vaccination movement, observed a few years ago that you only had to go visit a Whole Foods to find anti-vaxxers. Now, it doesn't seem that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jan 21

    Want to solve the law school scam? Expose law schools to a market for control

    Want to solve the law school scam? Expose law schools to a market for control
    If you think of law schools as companies selling a product, our customer base has skrunk dramatically and continues to shrink: The number of people applying to law school is down 8.5% compared to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Jan 21

    Sponsored posts: never had 'em, never will

    Sponsored posts: never had 'em, never will
    I was amused, puzzled, and mildly annoyed by this post at Prawfsblawg: You may have noticed a recent "sponsored post" on our feed, and there were some questions from our valued readers about it.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 157

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
  • Jan 22

    Florida Based Investment Advisor Firm Is Charged in Ponzi Scheme

    Florida Based Investment Advisor Firm Is Charged in Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: The SEC has charged a Florida based investment advisor firm, Elm Tree Investment Advisors LLC, its founder Frederic Elm, and its private funds Elm…
  • Jan 21

    Wheat Ridge, Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating a $4.8 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Wheat Ridge, Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating a $4.8 Million Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Perry Sawano pled guilty to swindling investors in a $4.8 million Ponzi scheme between 2007 and 2013. Sawano was accused of running the scheme…
  • Jan 21

    UBS’ Richest Clients Chase After Dollars and Scrap Swiss Franc

    UBS’ Richest Clients Chase After Dollars and Scrap Swiss Franc
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Last week, the Swiss National Bank abolished the franc’s three year-old cap of 1.20 per euro, which caused the currency to soar as much as 41 percent against…
Rank this Week: 133

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/
  • Jan 21

    Honda Fined $70 Million for Missing Safety Data

    Honda Fined $70 Million for Missing Safety Data
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) fined Honda $70 million after the company admitted to violating the TREAD act. The TREAD act is a law from 2000 that requires auto manufacturers to submit quarterly reports about car…
  • Jan 18

    What's the Safest Vehicle for Your Teen Driver?

    What's the Safest Vehicle for Your Teen Driver?
    When your teen reaches driving age, it can seem like the scariest time in your life. Suddenly your child is licensed to be behind the wheel of a car all alone on the roadway. As a parent, one of your priorities is to ensure that your teen is…
  • Jan 15

    How to Shop for a Safe Used Vehicle

    How to Shop for a Safe Used Vehicle
    Buying a used vehicle can save you a lot of money. Not only is a used car less expensive than a new car, but taxes and insurance are also lower. When you buy a used car though, you want to make sure you are not trading safety for your budget.…
Rank this Week: 149

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    SEC Charges Elm Tree Investment Adviser and Manager in Fort Lauderdale, Florida-Based Fraud

    SEC Charges Elm Tree Investment Adviser and Manager in Fort Lauderdale, Florida-Based Fraud
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based investment advisory firm, its manager, and three related funds in a scheme that raised more than $17 million since…
  • Jan 19

    FINRA Cautions Investors Regarding E-Cigarette Stock Scam

    FINRA Cautions Investors Regarding E-Cigarette Stock Scam
    FINRA recently issued an Investor Alert, "E-Cigarette Stock Scams: New Smoking Technology Could Light Up Pump-and-Dump Fraud." In the Alert, FINRA warns investors of aggressive promotions advertising stocks that allegedly capitalize on the…
  • Jan 9

    Sample Practices that Create Firm Liability for Customer Investment Losse

    Sample Practices that Create Firm Liability for Customer Investment Losse
    Securities firms and brokers can't always "blame it on the market" when it comes to investor losses. In addition to state and federal securities laws, FINRA rules impose obligations upon securities firms and brokers. In particular, FINRA…
Rank this Week: 139

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Jan 21

    Why Multi-Level Marketing “Million Dollar Earner” Status is Nonsense

    Why Multi-Level Marketing “Million Dollar Earner” Status is Nonsense
    Multi-level marketing companies are quick to tout the success of their “million dollar earners.” Sounds impressive, doesn’t it? Who doesn’t want to make a million dollars? Except that phrase “million dollar…
  • Jan 21

    Fraud Training: What is Financial Statement Fraud?

    Fraud Training: What is Financial Statement Fraud?
    Financial statement fraud includes intentional, material misrepresentations. Tracy Coenen explains the concept of financial statement fraud to a group.
  • Jan 20

    In Law We Trust

    In Law We Trust
    Johnny G. DeGirolamo, founder of The Law Offices Of John DeGirolamo, Esq., uses the tagline “In Law We Trust.”  The firm’s website says: Having spent two years at the firm, it became clear to John that he missed the…
Rank this Week: 170

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Jan 21

    H1b Season Is Here!

    H1b Season Is Here!
    The annual H1b application filing window is about to open and like other years, demand is likely to exceed supply.  There are 65,000 visa available for those with Bachelor’s degrees and an additional 20,000 reserved for those with…
  • Jan 20

    #SOTU speech with #immigration mention

    #SOTU speech with #immigration mention
    Immigration was touched upon in the State of the Union speech and references to entrepreneurship and job creation.  Here is a pdf of the speech with the relevant sections highlighted for ease of reference for anyone…
  • Jan 20

    State of the Union Speech #SOTU Touches on Immigration

    State of the Union Speech #SOTU Touches on Immigration
    The White House released the entire State of the Union speech on Medium.com.  https://medium.com/@WhiteHouse/president-obamas-state-of-the-union-address-remarks-as-prepared-for-delivery-55f9825449b2. See below.   President…
Rank this Week: 107

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Jan 21

    Why Do Franchise Owners Outsource their Bookkeeping? It Saves Them Time & Trouble - Operation

    Why Do Franchise Owners Outsource their Bookkeeping? It Saves Them Time & Trouble - Operation
    Everyone has some field they are experienced in, and eventually they reach that point where they would like to take their skills to the next level and run a company. After all, it's one thing to be a high-ranking...
  • Jan 21

    Using LinkedIn to Create the Modern Business Card - Marketing

    Using LinkedIn to Create the Modern Business Card - Marketing
    Attention - A Basic Need. What do people crave even more than security? Attention. We learn at an early age that attention is the best gift of all. My young son gets attention, so far, like his father used...
  • Jan 20

    How to Move Beyond Contract Law & Settle Your Franchise Disputes - Legal

    How to Move Beyond Contract Law & Settle Your Franchise Disputes - Legal
    There are in every segment of our economy, at every moment of the day companies/people who sense that some significant project for which they bear responsibility is starting to move in a bad direction. Whether it is: 1. A franchise...
Rank this Week: 130

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/
  • Jan 21

    Another Keyword Advertising Lawsuit Fails Badly

    Another Keyword Advertising Lawsuit Fails Badly
    This case is so pathetic, it probably only warrants a tweet. The TL; DR version: another trademark owner initiates a lawsuit over keyword advertising and gets crushed in court. The end. The antagonist is a Florida van rental service…
  • Jan 19

    Vonage Isn’t Liable For Disclosing ‘Unlisted’ Phone Number

    Vonage Isn’t Liable For Disclosing ‘Unlisted’ Phone Number
    Miller is a psychologist who undertakes efforts to keep his phone number unlisted. As part of his work, he evaluated the mental health of criminal defendants. (For various reasons, his family wished to keep the number unlisted as well). He...
  • Jan 16

    No Personal Jurisdiction Over Nasty Facebook Post–Burdick v. Superior Court

    No Personal Jurisdiction Over Nasty Facebook Post–Burdick v. Superior Court
    Let me see if I can sum up all of my knowledge about Internet jurisdiction in a few pithy bullet points: * Motions to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction often lose, so why should we get too wrapped up...
Rank this Week: 152

Azrights

Azrights

Covers trade marks, copyright, internet marketing, social networking, search engine optimization, protection of reputations and brands on the internet.

http://www.azrights.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    #JeSuisCharlie Creator: Phrase Cannot Be A Trademark

    #JeSuisCharlie Creator: Phrase Cannot Be A Trademark
    Concerns have been raised over attempts to monopolise a phrase made famous in the wake of an international tragedy. Jaochim Ronson, the creator of the image portraying the words ‘Je Suis Charlie’, has voiced his concerns that…
  • Jan 21

    How To Get Copyright Permission And Avoid Copyright Infringement

    How To Get Copyright Permission And Avoid Copyright Infringement
    We look at how the use of stock libraries and Creative Commons Licences can minimise the risk of copyright infringement, what to look out for when using them, and how to get copyright permission from the owner. We also cover the new Orphan…
  • Jan 14

    Is posting photos of your meal on social media a breach of chefs’ IP?

    Is posting photos of your meal on social media a breach of chefs’ IP?
    This is the first of a series of blogs in which I look at intellectual property issues in different sectors. I will be considering the extent to which IP protections such as patents, copyright, trademarks, designs, and know how protect…
Rank this Week: 114

Total Injury Blog

Total Injury Blog

Covers car accident cases, and personal injury cases in the news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totalinjury.com/blog
  • Jan 20

    Settlement Reached in Petco Rat Bite Lawsuit

    Settlement Reached in Petco Rat Bite Lawsuit
    A man in Portland, Maine who suffered a rat bite settled his personal injury lawsuit against Petco last Thursday, according to a statement made by the pet supply retailer. Dominic Profenno Jr. sued Petco in April 2014, one month after he was…
  • Jan 14

    Rick Springfield Faces Injury Lawsuit Retrial

    Rick Springfield Faces Injury Lawsuit Retrial
    A retrial has begun for the injury lawsuit filed by a woman against Rick Springfield, regarding an injury that occurred during a 2004 concert at the New York State Fair. Vicki Calcagno, 45, said Springfield struck her in the head with his…
  • Jan 6

    Dubuque, Iowa to Enact Sledding Ban

    Dubuque, Iowa to Enact Sledding Ban
    On Monday night, the Dubuque, Iowa, City Council voted to ban sledding in all but two city parks. According to NPR, the local Dubuque broadcast station KCRG-TV reported council members passed the ordinance out of fear of liability issues. The…
Rank this Week: 131