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CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Upcoming FCC Broadcast, Telecom Filing Deadline

    Upcoming FCC Broadcast, Telecom Filing Deadline
    Do you know what upcoming FCC filing deadlines early April through early May apply to you? We do. Note our list is not comprehensive. Other proceedings may apply to you. Please do not hesitate to contact FHH if you have any…
  • Mar 21

    FCC to Expand Channel Sharing Options for Post-Auction Repack

    FCC to Expand Channel Sharing Options for Post-Auction Repack
    To spur participation in its incentive auction, the FCC early on adopted rules allowing full-power and Class A television licensees to share a single TV channel. That gave them an option to sell their spectrum to the Commission while also…
  • Mar 17

    Drones for Tower Inspections? Lookout for FAA Regulation

    Drones for Tower Inspections? Lookout for FAA Regulation
    FAA Waivers May Be Required Last summer, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued its first regulations allowing commercial flights of small unmanned aircraft (sUAS, colloquially known as drones). As we reported, those rules place a…
Rank this Week: 288

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 141

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    China Trademarks: So-So Vibration

    China Trademarks: So-So Vibration
    The Boston-based hamburger chain Wahlburgers, founded by Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg and his brothers, recently announced plans to open three restaurants in China, with an ambitious goal of opening up to 100 restaurants in China over the…
  • Mar 20

    Why NOW is the Time to Comply with China’s Employment Law

    Why NOW is the Time to Comply with China’s Employment Law
    This is the first of a two part series on why it has become so important to comply with China’s labor and employment laws and how best to make sure your company is in compliance. In this first part, I briefly explain what has changed in…
  • Mar 20

    How to Sell Your High Value Equipment to China, Part 3

    How to Sell Your High Value Equipment to China, Part 3
    In my first post in this series (here), I described the five basic attitudes Chinese companies have regarding advanced equipment being sold into China.  In part 2 (here), I set out two of five tactics high value equipment sellers should…
Rank this Week: 285

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    eBay Listing Is Not eBay’s Offer to Sell​

    eBay Listing Is Not eBay’s Offer to Sell​
    The court granted defendant's motion for summary judgment that it did not directly infringe plaintiff's bee trap patent because defendant's online marketplace listing was not defendant's offer to sell within the meaning of 35 U.S.C. §…
  • Mar 21

    Expert’s Consideration of Pre-Issuance Value of Patented Invention Does Not Render Damages Opinion Unreliable​

    Expert’s Consideration of Pre-Issuance Value of Patented Invention Does Not Render Damages Opinion Unreliable​
    The court denied defendant's motion in limine to exclude the testimony of plaintiff's damages expert for considering the pre-issuance value of the patented invention. "[T]here is no merit to [defendant's] argument that '[the expert's] opinion…
  • Mar 20

    Market Participant's Subjective Beliefs Not Relevant to Lost Profits Claim​

    Market Participant's Subjective Beliefs Not Relevant to Lost Profits Claim​
    The court granted a third party customer's motion to quash defendants' deposition subpoenas regarding plaintiff's lost profits claim because the discovery was not relevant. "Defendants argue that showing that [their customer] would not have…
Rank this Week: 207

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 22

    Murr v. Wisconsin: is taking a sub-parcel of land compensable?

    Murr v. Wisconsin: is taking a sub-parcel of land compensable?
    On Monday the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Murr v. Wisconsin, a case over whether Wisconsin should have to pay for a partial taking of land: Joseph Murr and his siblings own two side-by-side lakeside lots, one with a…
  • Mar 21

    March 22 roundup

    March 22 roundup
    Gorsuch hearing “unlikely to change a single vote on anything” [Ilya Shapiro] “No, there is no way to force Supreme Court nominees to give revealing answers” [Orin Kerr] Members of Supreme Court bar are keen on the…
  • Mar 21

    Advocates seek tighter state reins on homeschooling

    Advocates seek tighter state reins on homeschooling
    Pointing out that it sometimes turns out badly for the kids involved, an emerging group of advocates critical of homeschooling “want stronger oversight, methods to monitor the quality of the education and ways to protect children from…
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Mar 22

    Fatal Crash near Arimo

    Fatal Crash near Arimo
    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…
  • Mar 19

    Injury Crash in Twin Falls County

    Injury Crash in Twin Falls County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Mar 17

    Injury crash on I84 at Garrity

    Injury crash on I84 at Garrity
    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: 283

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 96

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Mar 22

    Will taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages benefit health?

    Will taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages benefit health?
    Law prof Lawrence Gostin says preliminary evidence suggests that they will in 2016: The Year of the Soda Tax. Here's the abstract: The year 2016 was pivotal in the history of the “soda wars” – the politically divisive…
  • Mar 22

    Hackers threaten to wipe iPhone

    Hackers threaten to wipe iPhone
    Consumerist reports that a hacker group claims to unprecedented access to iPhones and is threatening to remotely wipe them clean if Apple doesn’t pay a ransom. Motherboard reports that the group of hackers — known as the Turkish…
  • Mar 21

    House Financial Services Committee holds hearing entitled "The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s Unconstitutional Design"

    House Financial Services Committee holds hearing entitled "The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s Unconstitutional Design"
    Go here to view the witnesses' written testimony. (The witnesses were Ted Olson, Saikrishna Prakash, Adam White, and Brianne Gorod.) To watch the hearing, click here or on the embedded video below.
Rank this Week: 257

Law21

Law21

Dispatches from a legal profession on the brink

http://www.law21.ca
  • Mar 22

    So I wrote a book

    So I wrote a book
    This book, to be precise: This is Law Is A Buyer’s Market: Building a Client-First Law Firm. It’s 224 pages in paperback format, runs 15 chapters, and clocks in at about 75,000 words. It explains why the balance of power in the…
  • Mar 15

    Getting over technology

    Getting over technology
    Since the start of the year, I’ve received three different media calls asking me about the role of artificial intelligence in the law. Partly to make good use of the notes I prepared for these calls, and partly so that…
  • Jan 24

    Navigating the multi-polar legal market

    Navigating the multi-polar legal market
    Georgetown Law School and the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute are ready to call it: the party’s officially over. The 2017 edition of their annual Report on the State of the Legal Market is unequivocal…
Rank this Week: 234

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Legal Research Company Casetext Closes on $12 Million in Funding

    Legal Research Company Casetext Closes on $12 Million in Funding
    Jake Heller, founder and CEO, and Laura Safdie, chief operating officer and general counsel. The legal research service Casetext is announcing today that it has closed on a $12 million Series B funding round. Excluding e-discovery…
  • Mar 21

    MyCase Previews Enhanced Version of Its Mobile App

    MyCase Previews Enhanced Version of Its Mobile App
    At ABA Techshow last week, MyCase, the cloud-based practice management platform, previewed the new version of its app, which it will be releasing for both iOS and Android devices. (Click any image above for a larger view or see an animated…
  • Mar 20

    Techshow Recap: Not Your Granddaddy’s Legal Tech Conference

    Techshow Recap: Not Your Granddaddy’s Legal Tech Conference
    Clio CEO Jack Newton introduces the Techshow keynote with the CEOs of Avvo, Rocket Lawyer and LegalZoom. After 31 years, ABA Techshow is the granddaddy of legal technology conferences. That can be both a blessing and a curse. Amid a surge of…
Rank this Week: 125

First Impressions

First Impressions

Covers legal issues and news in Indiana. By Jennifer Mehalik of the Indiana Lawyer.

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Mar 22

    ABC Takes Home the Gold at the National Craft Championship

    ABC Takes Home the Gold at the National Craft Championship
    Originally posted on abcindianakentucky.org by Admin_ABC on 3/9/2017 Fort Lauderdale, FL, 3/3/2016– Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana/Kentucky (ABC) brought home the gold, along with other prestigious awards at the 30th…
  • Mar 7

    WGU Indiana is obsessed with student succe

    WGU Indiana is obsessed with student succe
    BY JOSHUA HALL Thirty-seven million Americans have some college experience but no degree. In Indiana alone there are 750,000 people who were able to start on a path to a degree but for one reason or another weren’t able to finish…
  • Feb 3

    Your Indianapolis Networking Checklist

    Your Indianapolis Networking Checklist
    by Sam Von Tobel Love it or hate it, networking is a crucial part of growing the big picture as a business and the smaller picture as a professional. Sure, it can be a bit of a hassle and (if you aren’t the biggest extrovert in the…
Rank this Week: 214

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 22

    Paralegals May Be Able To Provide Family Law Services in Ontario, Canada

    Paralegals May Be Able To Provide Family Law Services in Ontario, Canada
    From CBC News: A report on reforms to the Ontario family law system recommends allowing paralegals to provide more family law services without supervision from lawyers. The province says that in 2014-15 more than 57 per cent of people in...
  • Mar 21

    Many Forced Marriage Cases in the United Kingdom in 2016

    Many Forced Marriage Cases in the United Kingdom in 2016
    From Family Law Week: The Forced Marriage Unit has published information on the number of cases reported to the Unit via its public helpline and email inbox from 1 January to 31 December 2016. In 2016, the Forced Marriage Unit...
  • Mar 20

    Living With Extended Family

    Living With Extended Family
    From the Chicago Tribune: Jessica Fromm and her mother-in-law used to have a great relationship. It ended as soon as her mother-in-law moved into their small brick house in Chicago four years ago. "Rules don't apply to her," Fromm…
Rank this Week: 142

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Mar 22

    Yeager on Impossible Attempt

    Yeager on Impossible Attempt
    Daniel B. Yeager (California Western School of Law) has posted Stuffed Deer and the Grammar of Mistakes on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Impossible attempts were first officially recognized as non-criminal in 1864, the idea being that a person…
  • Mar 21

    Hock on Extraterritoriality and Transnational Bribery

    Hock on Extraterritoriality and Transnational Bribery
    Branislav Hock (Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC)) has posted Transnational Bribery: When is Extraterritoriality Appropriate? (11 Charleston ​​L. ​Rev. ​305 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper explores when…
  • Mar 21

    Robinson & Robinson on Trigger Crimes & Social Progre

    Robinson & Robinson on Trigger Crimes & Social Progre
    Paul H. Robinson and Sarah M. Robinson (University of Pennsylvania Law School and Independent) have posted Trigger Crimes & Social Progress: The Tragedy-Outrage-Reform Dynamic in America (In Paul H. Robinson and Sarah M. Robinson,…
Rank this Week: 144

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    CAQ publishes report on addressing complex accounting challenge

    CAQ publishes report on addressing complex accounting challenge
    By Jacquelyn LumbThe Center for Audit Quality has released a report on the challenges of highly subjective and complex accounting areas which provides recommendations for deterring fraud and enhancing financial reporting. The report was…
  • Mar 21

    High court won’t resolve circuit split on SEC whistleblowing

    High court won’t resolve circuit split on SEC whistleblowing
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.The Supreme Court declined to resolve a circuit split regarding whether Dodd-Frank protects whistleblowers who do not report misconduct to the SEC. The case came to the Court on an unusual posture, seeking to appeal a…
  • Mar 20

    EU Parliament approves conflict minerals proposal

    EU Parliament approves conflict minerals proposal
    By Amy Leisinger, J.D.By a 558-17 vote, the European Parliament approved a proposal to stop trade in conflict minerals to ensure that European industries source minerals responsibly. According to the European Commission, the changes will stop…
Rank this Week: 137

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Mar 22

    Judge Gorsuch and the Role of Public Interest Litigation in our Democracy

    Judge Gorsuch and the Role of Public Interest Litigation in our Democracy
    by Alan K. ChenIn 2005, shortly before he was appointed to the federal bench, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch wrote a commentary for the National Review criticizing liberals’ reliance on litigation to accomplish social reform. This…
  • Mar 21

    Trump's Inescapable Carnival Act: Live By It, Die By It?

    Trump's Inescapable Carnival Act: Live By It, Die By It?
    by Neil H. BuchananHas Donald Trump figured out how to beat the press?  There is understandable concern that his Twitter addiction has superseded the normal channels of political communication, and that he has in general put himself…
  • Mar 20

    Will Neil Gorsuch Be the Court’s First Originalist?

    Will Neil Gorsuch Be the Court’s First Originalist?
    by David S. Cohen & Eric SegallWhen Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, he praised him as someone who will interpret the Constitution “as written.” Commentators from both sides of the aisle have…
Rank this Week: 262

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    SCOTUS takes largely meaningless swipe at Obama’s NLRB legacy

    SCOTUS takes largely meaningless swipe at Obama’s NLRB legacy
    Lafe Solomon There is little doubt that under President Obama, the NLRB reinvented itself into an agency about which all employers must pay attention. One can trace much of this reinvention back to Lafe Solomon (a man with whom I once shared…
  • Mar 21

    EEOC offers sage advice on following checklists for harassment compliance

    EEOC offers sage advice on following checklists for harassment compliance
    Last June, the EEOC issued a comprehensive, bi-partisan report on harassment in the workplace. The report’s stated purpose was to “reboot workplace harassment prevention efforts” by focusing on efforts employers can take…
  • Mar 20

    Swapping DNA for lower insurance costs is one wellness step too far

    Swapping DNA for lower insurance costs is one wellness step too far
    It is no secret that health care costs for employers and their employees are out of control. Many employers have attempted to hold down these rising costs by offering wellness-program incentives. The EEOC has signed off on these programs as…
Rank this Week: 188

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Mar 22

    Cracking the Parking Lot Accident Code

    Cracking the Parking Lot Accident Code
    Unfortunately, highway crashes receive a lot more attention compared to parking lot accidents as they often include high speed, overwhelming damages, severe injuries, and even death. The lack of high speed often provides drivers with a false…
  • Mar 21

    Top 12 Road Hazards Which Cause Motorcycle Accident

    Top 12 Road Hazards Which Cause Motorcycle Accident
    Road hazards that normally do not affect a car, can potentially make a motorcycle crash. Road hazards such as oil spills, potholes, tree branches, and other hazards can potentially be the factor that kills a motorcyclist. Motorcyclists need…
  • Mar 21

    TreatMesothelioma.com Website

    TreatMesothelioma.com Website
    The website TreatMesothelioma.com has quite a bit of helpful information about this terrible disease. It’s well worth a look. Here’s an excerpt from the site: Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive form of cancer that is…
Rank this Week: 255

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

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

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Mar 22

    Even In Nevada, “Get It Writing” May Not Be Far From The Mark

    Even In Nevada, “Get It Writing” May Not Be Far From The Mark
    A recent ruling by U.S. District Court Magistrate George Foley, Jr. serves as a reminder the “get it in writing” tends to be good advice.  The case involves a casino’s attempt to enforce a $3 million gaming debt…
  • Mar 21

    Court Finds Lawsuit By Corporation Against Minority Shareholder Is “Protected Activity”

    Court Finds Lawsuit By Corporation Against Minority Shareholder Is “Protected Activity”
    SLAPP is the initialization of the phrase “strategic lawsuit against public participation”.  A more informative description of SLAPP suits is found in Simpson Strong-Tie Co., Inc. v. Gore, 49 Cal.4th 12, 21 (2010):…
  • Mar 20

    Nevada Legislature Mulls Codification Of The Internal Affairs Doctrine

    Nevada Legislature Mulls Codification Of The Internal Affairs Doctrine
    Delaware and Nevada are each in the business of marketing their corporate laws to businesses in other states.  Thus, it should surprise no one that these states don’t appreciate it when their legal offerings are undermined by other…
Rank this Week: 89

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    Work Comp Doctor Commits Medical Malpractice

    Work Comp Doctor Commits Medical Malpractice
    People call and ask this question, Can you sue the company doctor when medical malpractice is committed?Anybody can sue anyone, but even though you can sue them, you are probably not going to sue the company doctor who commits malpractice in…
  • Mar 20

    Employers and Work Comp Insurance Companies Pick the Doctor

    Employers and Work Comp Insurance Companies Pick the Doctor
    When injured at work, Iowa’s employers and their insurance companies get to choose the treating doctors. You, the injured worker have no choice or say in the matter. They pick, you show up, you cooperate, or you get no care. It’s…
  • Mar 19

    Malpractice Law - And why no lawyer will take your case.

    Malpractice Law - And why no lawyer will take your case.
    Senate File 465 is a bill currently before the Iowa Legislature. It will affect medical malpractice lawsuits. It won’t do anything to require physicians to practice better medicine, it will only penalize patients who are injured or die…
Rank this Week: 134

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 101

North Carolina Injury Attorney…

North Carolina Injury Attorney Blog

Covers the application of North Carolina personal injury and products liability law to traffic accidents, defective products and prescription drugs. By Davis Law Group, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    Teen Cyclist Injured in Asheville

    Teen Cyclist Injured in Asheville
    On Monday, an 18-year-old cyclist in Asheville was struck by a car and injured. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened at about 7:00 p.m. on Amboy Road near Short Michigan Avenue. He was reportedly riding toward Carrier…
  • Mar 16

    Injury Crash in Mills River

    Injury Crash in Mills River
    Last week, there was an injury crash in Mills River. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened on Wednesday morning near the intersection of Turnpike Road and Brannon Road. This single-vehicle crash sent a car off of the…
  • Mar 7

    Road Debris Danger in North Carolina

    Road Debris Danger in North Carolina
    WLOS ABC News Channel 13 recently looked into the danger of debris and loose cargo on North Carolina roadways. Just about everybody has a story from a time when they had to avoid debris in the roadway. Failing to properly secure and fasten…
Rank this Week: 264

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 21

    National Bank Charters for Fintech: Back to the Future?

    National Bank Charters for Fintech: Back to the Future?
    National Bank Examiner: “After a long and deliberate process of soliciting public input through multiple discussion documents and a forum on responsible innovation, Tom Curry, the Comptroller of the Currency, has just released his…
  • Mar 21

    Retirement Policy Directions in 2017 and Beyond

    Retirement Policy Directions in 2017 and Beyond
    Retirement Policy Directions in 2017 and Beyond, February 2017, Vol. 38, No. 4, Employee Benefit Research Institute, 2017. “With a new Congress and a new president in Washington, how are U.S. retirement policies likely to change?…
  • Mar 21

    Supreme Court Appointment Process: Consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee

    Supreme Court Appointment Process: Consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee
    Supreme Court Appointment Process: Consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee, Barry J. McMillion, Analyst in American National Government. March 17, 2017. “The appointment of a Supreme Court Justice is an event of major…
Rank this Week: 169

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Mar 21

    Hold the Phone: SEC Takes One Last Stand Before the Tenth Circuit regarding the Constitutionality of the SEC’s Administrative Law Judge

    Hold the Phone: SEC Takes One Last Stand Before the Tenth Circuit regarding the Constitutionality of the SEC’s Administrative Law Judge
    Last week, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission filed a petition for rehearing en banc with the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, imploring the court to reconsider a divided panel’s ruling on the unconstitutionality of its…
  • Mar 17

    Understanding the New DOJ Guidance: Part 1 – Tone at the Top

    Understanding the New DOJ Guidance: Part 1 – Tone at the Top
    In February, the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section offered a new perspective on what the government expects in a compliance program in the form of a series of questions that companies should be prepared to answer about their…
  • Mar 14

    Circuit Split on Whistleblower Protections Widen

    Circuit Split on Whistleblower Protections Widen
    On March 8, 2017, a divided panel of the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust Inc. that further widened a circuit split on the issue of whether the anti-retaliation provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform…
Rank this Week: 289

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Mar 21

    Blog Post: Fla. Senate Eyes Tax Credit Repeal Over Insurers' Warning

    Blog Post: Fla. Senate Eyes Tax Credit Repeal Over Insurers' Warning
    Despite warnings of lost jobs and increased premiums for Florida policyholders, a state Senate panel on Tuesday voted to repeal insurers' long-standing tax credit on in-state employee salaries, and to shift the tax relief to a broader base of…
  • Mar 21

    Blog Post: NY AG Slams Exxon Again Over Order For Climate Email

    Blog Post: NY AG Slams Exxon Again Over Order For Climate Email
    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called out Exxon Mobil Corp. on Monday for refusing “more dramatically than ever” to comply with a court order for climate change documents, telling a state judge the unarchived emails…
  • Mar 21

    Blog Post: Sheppard Mullin Snags Enviro Partner From Beveridge

    Blog Post: Sheppard Mullin Snags Enviro Partner From Beveridge
    Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has hired from Beveridge & Diamond PC an attorney with a quarter-century of experience doing environmental counseling and litigation as a partner in its San Francisco office, where he will join…
Rank this Week: 228

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

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

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Mar 21

    9th Cir. Affirms Denial of Samsung’s Motion to Compel Arb. in Norcia v. Samsung

    9th Cir. Affirms Denial of Samsung’s Motion to Compel Arb. in Norcia v. Samsung
    In Norcia v. Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, et al., No. 14-16994 (9th Cir. Jan. 19, 2017) (slip op. available here), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with a consumer in denying Samsung’s attempt to enforce an…
  • Mar 13

    Again, NLRB Strikes Arb Agreement Waiving Class Claims in Buy-Low Market v. Palacio

    Again, NLRB Strikes Arb Agreement Waiving Class Claims in Buy-Low Market v. Palacio
    In yet another decision, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) continues to mount pressure on employers seeking to enforce arbitration agreements that contain class action waivers. On February 3, 2017, in Buy-Low Market,…
  • Mar 1

    After Spokeo: A Trend Toward State Court Remand

    After Spokeo: A Trend Toward State Court Remand
    In Medellin v. Ikea U.S.A .West, Inc., No. 15-55174 (9th Cir. Jan. 13, 2017) (slip op. available here), an unpublished ruling, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently endorsed plaintiffs’ most recent strategy for avoiding Article…
Rank this Week: 143

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Mar 21

    Spuds, we really knew ye

    Spuds, we really knew ye
    Usually Pam Chestek is in charge of the Zombie Department in trademark-blog-land, but Marty Schwimmer reports on the dogged past and attempted resurrection of a once-beloved, if only because presumably drunk (and rather...
  • Mar 9

    Back from the void

    Back from the void
    In trademarks, generic is generic is generic.  That’s what makes it generic. But there’s a difference between a would-be trademark that is born generic and one that dies of “genericide.”...
  • Mar 2

    Oral argument tomorrow at the Second Circuit – Guggenheim Capital v. Birnbaum

    Oral argument tomorrow at the Second Circuit – Guggenheim Capital v. Birnbaum
    Originally posted 2013-04-11 16:41:06. Republished by Blog Post PromoterTomorrow morning I will appear before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, which will hear argument on a...
Rank this Week: 162

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    U.S. Age Discrimination Law Turns 50, Still As Relevant Today

    U.S. Age Discrimination Law Turns 50, Still As Relevant Today
    It’s been 50 years since federal lawmakers passed a law intended to protect workers from discrimination in employment on the basis of old age.  But it would seem we still have a long way to go on this front. A new study – one…
  • Mar 18

    Employment Lawsuit: Tiffany Worker Fired After Cancer Prevention Surgery

    Employment Lawsuit: Tiffany Worker Fired After Cancer Prevention Surgery
    A woman once employed by Tiffany & Co. alleges the jewelry maker forced her out of work after she underwent surgery to remove her ovaries and breasts to avoid cancer. Plaintiff filed a federal lawsuit asserting the company, based in New…
  • Mar 15

    Report: Employment Lawsuits Likely to Rise Under Trump

    Report: Employment Lawsuits Likely to Rise Under Trump
    Employment lawsuits have been on the rise for the last several years, with complaints ranging from sexual harassment to wage-and-hour disputes. Some of these cases have involved massive settlement agreements. It’s likely this trend will…
Rank this Week: 151

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 21

    Good Advice: Don't Compare Your Divorce

    Good Advice: Don't Compare Your Divorce
    Just about everybody feels insecure while they’re going through a divorce, and this makes perfect sense. When we split from our spouse, we’re literally turning our lives upside-down, and we don’t know what’s to…
  • Mar 14

    5 Ways to Positively Manage Your Divorce

    5 Ways to Positively Manage Your Divorce
    How a spouse handles the news that their beloved husband or wife no longer wants to be married to them determines how quickly they’re able to recover emotionally and healthfully from the breakup. If you are at the beginning of…
  • Mar 7

    Do You Need a Los Angeles Prenuptial Agreement?

    Do You Need a Los Angeles Prenuptial Agreement?
    Since the 1950s, Hollywood and the Greater Los Angeles Area have been a magnet for the rich, the beautiful, and the successful. From Millennial entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley transplants, to A-list actors, models, and top-ranking CEOs,…
Rank this Week: 267

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp

    Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp
    The New York City Bar Association’s will hold the CLE program “Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp” on March 24. The program will focus on the corporate, real estate, liquor license, and labor/employment…
  • Mar 17

    Head Chefs May Be Entitled to Overtime Pay, says New York Federal Court

    Head Chefs May Be Entitled to Overtime Pay, says New York Federal Court
    A Head Chef may be entitled to overtime pay, according to a New York federal court.  A recent decision by Judge George Daniels, held that a “Head Chef” at Rare Bar and Grill Chelsea in New York was not necessarily…
  • Mar 13

    Hooters Hit with Lawsuit Claiming Intentional Misclassification to Avoid Paying Overtime

    Hooters Hit with Lawsuit Claiming Intentional Misclassification to Avoid Paying Overtime
    Over 460 Hooters restaurants across the country purposefully misclassified its Assistant Store Managers (“ASM”) as supervisors to avoid paying them overtime wages, according to a class action lawsuit.   The lawsuit…
Rank this Week: 170

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/
  • Mar 21

    For Realz???

    For Realz???
    The Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC)announces its interview schedule for all the applicants who have applied for thevacancy created by the retirement of Honorable Judge Linda Ann Wells.INTERVIEW SCHEDULE…
  • Mar 20

    "How Do We Make Sure It Perdures?"

    "How Do We Make Sure It Perdures?"
    Shrinking revenues, rumors and panic over the possibly troubled future of a beloved institution, but Joe Klock's not worried:“Barry puts its students first, and it seeks students that adhere to a value system that makes them…
  • Mar 17

    Why Every Cruise Ship Needs This Lawyer In This Preposterous Suit Onboard!

    Why Every Cruise Ship Needs This Lawyer In This Preposterous Suit Onboard!
Rank this Week: 182

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Katz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck, PC.

https://www.chicagoinjuryattorneysblog.net/
  • Mar 21

    Tips on Talking to a Lawyer about Your Work Injury

    Tips on Talking to a Lawyer about Your Work Injury
    What to expect when talking to a Workers’ Compensation Attorney   Hiring a dedicated and knowledgeable workers’ compensation attorney will increase your chance of obtaining the benefits you deserve under the Illinois…
  • Mar 16

    Chicago Area Teacher Wins Case for Worker’s Compensation Benefits After Injury in Afterschool Basketball Game

    Chicago Area Teacher Wins Case for Worker’s Compensation Benefits After Injury in Afterschool Basketball Game
    A recent case from Cook County shines a light on injuries that take place in schools but outside school hours. A middle school science teacher endured a bad fall and a significant injury during an afterschool student-teacher basketball game.…
  • Mar 15

    Woman Hit By Champaign City Bus Obtains $9M Injury Verdict Award

    Woman Hit By Champaign City Bus Obtains $9M Injury Verdict Award
    A woman who was run over by a public bus in Champaign was able to receive a sizeable damages award that reflected the substantial injuries she suffered, which included the loss of both of her legs. According to news-gazette.com, a Champaign…
Rank this Week: 297

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    JUVENILE MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL CHARGE AVOIDED

    JUVENILE MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL CHARGE AVOIDED
    On February 10, 2017, BH, a sixteen year old student at a prestigious private school, decided to have a party. BH invited a number of school age friends – and of course they brought along a few other friends one of whom brought alcohol…
  • Mar 20

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY DISMISSED IN SALEM DISTRICT COURT

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY DISMISSED IN SALEM DISTRICT COURT
    On January 14, 2017 DM, a 28 year old male social worker, met his 28 year old girlfriend after she finished work as a waitress. They met at a bar in Salem. They had a few drinks and then moved to a second bar where the drinking continued. At…
  • Mar 20

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE DISMISSED: DEPORTATION AVOIDED

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE DISMISSED: DEPORTATION AVOIDED
    On December 31, 2016 (New Years Eve day) WQ, a 27 year old software engineer who is a resident alien from Russia, got into an argument with her husband. The couple live in Andover, MA. WQ lost control and physically attacked her husband…
Rank this Week: 230

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Mar 21

    WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisi

    WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisi
    WCRI Recap – 3 Part Series WCRI Recap – Impact of Donald Trump and 2016 Election WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcomes WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisis   It’s been two…
  • Mar 21

    WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcome

    WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcome
    WCRI Recap – 3 Part Series WCRI Recap – Impact of Donald Trump and 2016 Election WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcomes WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisis It’s been two weeks since…
  • Mar 21

    WCRI Recap: Donald Trump and Impact of 2016 Election

    WCRI Recap: Donald Trump and Impact of 2016 Election
    WCRI Recap: Donald Trump & Impact of 2016 Election     It’s been two weeks and you still haven’t gotten it done, or maybe you have. I don’t really know, but it’s been two weeks since the WCRI Conference…
Rank this Week: 273

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    2017 Michael Matters ‘New Year, Same Wish’ event a succe

    2017 Michael Matters ‘New Year, Same Wish’ event a succe
    LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (February 7, 2017) – The Michael Matters Foundation’s 2017 “New Year, Same Wish” fundraiser was a huge success thanks to the more than 400 supporters who came together at Viper Alley on February 3,…
  • Mar 20

    Salvi Law March Pet of the Month: Tinkerbell

    Salvi Law March Pet of the Month: Tinkerbell
    CHICAGO (March 21, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti Cruelty Society in…
  • Mar 15

    Salvi Law aims to find local pets a loving home in the New Year

    Salvi Law aims to find local pets a loving home in the New Year
    CHICAGO (March 15, 2017) –The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. is on a mission to find local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. The firm, which has locations in Chicago and…
Rank this Week: 114

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/
Rank this Week: 233

North Carolina Product Liability…

North Carolina Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Clay Hodges of Harris Sarratt & Hodges, LLP.

http://www.northcarolinaproductliabilitylawyer.com/
  • Mar 21

    Depuy Files Appeal of $502 Million Depuy Pinnacle Verdict

    Depuy Files Appeal of $502 Million Depuy Pinnacle Verdict
      I will not forget my first jury trial. It was many years ago, not long after I graduated from law school, and let’s just say I was in over my head a bit. It was a simple car crash case. I represented a driver who was rear-ended…
  • Mar 15

    Depuy ASR Artificial Hip Settlement Deadlines Extended

    Depuy ASR Artificial Hip Settlement Deadlines Extended
    Some late-breaking news: The Depuy ASR Settlement Agreement has been extended to cover injured people who received a revision surgery after January 31, 2015. The extension was announced yesterday. Here’s how it works: if you received a…
  • Mar 10

    Viagra Lawsuit Sets Out Plaintiffs’ Claims For Increased Melanoma Risk

    Viagra Lawsuit Sets Out Plaintiffs’ Claims For Increased Melanoma Risk
    The Viagra litigation is ramping up. Last April the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) created a multidistrict litigation site in the Northern District of California for lawsuits alleging injury against Pfizer from the use…
Rank this Week: 294

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Mar 21

    Christopher Hackley: Issued a Fine and a Ten-Day Suspension

    Christopher Hackley: Issued a Fine and a Ten-Day Suspension
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 20, 2017 indicate that Pennsylvania-based Securian Financial Services broker/adviser Christopher Hackley has been sanctioned by FINRA in…
  • Mar 21

    Patrick Horsman: Sanctioned by FINRA

    Patrick Horsman: Sanctioned by FINRA
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 20, 2017 indicate that Pennsylvania-based Blue Sand Securities broker Patrick Horsman has been sanctioned by FINRA in connection to alleged…
  • Mar 21

    David Guensch: Recently Terminated From LPL Financial

    David Guensch: Recently Terminated From LPL Financial
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 20, 2017 indicate that Pennsylvania-based Lombard Securities broker/adviser David Guensch has been sanctioned by FINRA and was terminated from…
Rank this Week: 295

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
Rank this Week: 163

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 222

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
Rank this Week: 259

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Mar 21

    The Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa, 21 March 1960

    The Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa, 21 March 1960
    Painting of the Sharpeville massacre, which took place 21 March 1960, Sharpeville, South Africa, currently located in the South African Consulate in London. Godfrey Rubens (painter and photographer) The shootings at Sharpeville marked a…
  • Mar 20

    What would [ ] say or do?

    What would [ ] say or do?
    First, for your consideration: “The current period [this was written in the early 1980s, although it’s even more apt today] … is the first moment since the 1920s in which owners of capital have openly rejected a compromise…
  • Mar 20

    Practicing the dark arts with ideological euphemism

    Practicing the dark arts with ideological euphemism
    Bullshit ideological euphemisms run amok in VP’s marketing (yes, that’s the right word) of the Trump administration’s “health care” legislation: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence “promoted the…
Rank this Week: 240

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Mar 21

    What is the Ideal Length of Time to Stay in the Same In House Job?

    What is the Ideal Length of Time to Stay in the Same In House Job?
    The Lawyer Whisperer gives her thoughts on how long an attorney should stay in the same in house job: “The most appropriate length of time to stay in a role or in an organization company... The post What is the Ideal Length of Time to…
  • Mar 20

    High-Paying Job Listings Skew Toward Male Applicant

    High-Paying Job Listings Skew Toward Male Applicant
    Interesting data analysis on the language of high-paying job listings and its impact on applicants: “Would you consider yourself a driven, experienced leader eager to get your hands dirty? Then you’re likely a man. Job... The post…
  • Mar 16

    USNews Law School Rankings Have Been Released

    USNews Law School Rankings Have Been Released
    Yes, it’s that time of year again.  US News has released its vaunted and sometimes maligned law school rankings.  Find out where your law school ranks this year before your better-ranked colleagues come into your... The post…
Rank this Week: 113

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Mar 21

    Proposed New Condo Regulation – Mandatory Communications to Owner

    Proposed New Condo Regulation – Mandatory Communications to Owner
    When the Government of Ontario conducted its review of the Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”), one of the concerns raised was that there was not enough reliable, timely and relevant information being communicated to condominium…
  • Mar 16

    Chicago Ordinance Regulates and Restricts Short-Term Rentals of Condominium

    Chicago Ordinance Regulates and Restricts Short-Term Rentals of Condominium
    The explosive growth of on-line short-term rental websites has caused considerable controversy and concerns for governments, hotel operators and condominiums. Condominium corporations have safety and security concerns with the arrival and…
  • Mar 14

    Condo Unit Owner Successfully Challenges Lien

    Condo Unit Owner Successfully Challenges Lien
    In a recent case, Washington v. Y.C.C. No. 441, a commercial condo unit owner successfully sued the condominium corporation after the corporation registered a lien against his unit for repair costs related to clearing a blockage in the…
Rank this Week: 132

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Mar 21

    Two Toronto public libraries plan extended hours without staff

    Two Toronto public libraries plan extended hours without staff
    “The Toronto Public Library plans to keep two branches open late without any staff, an idea that’s alarmed the library workers’ union.The library will extend services — such as hold pick-ups, book borrowing, book…
  • Mar 21

    5 Cincinnati libraries now offering after-school snacks for food-insecure kids, teen

    5 Cincinnati libraries now offering after-school snacks for food-insecure kids, teen
    “More than 630,000 children across Ohio live in food insecure households, meaning more than one in four don’t know where their next meal will come from, according to the Children’s Hunger Alliance.That’s why the…
  • Mar 20

    Dilemma for librarians: Keep thousands of books or donate them?

    Dilemma for librarians: Keep thousands of books or donate them?
    “The librarian plucks a book from a cart at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in downtown Washington and flips through the pages, scanning “Goodbye, Sweetwater” for signs of damage. “Is it stained? Is it…
Rank this Week: 176

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    FDA Advisory Committee Finds Opana ER Risks Outweigh Benefit

    FDA Advisory Committee Finds Opana ER Risks Outweigh Benefit
    On March 14, 2017, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee found that the risks associated with use of Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride) outweighed the potential benefits. Opana ER is an opioid pain medication, which…
  • Mar 20

    Jennifer Jordan, Featured Speaker at the 2017 ALFA International Seminar

    Jennifer Jordan, Featured Speaker at the 2017 ALFA International Seminar
    This week, Jennifer Jordan, our Chief Legal Officer, will be a featured speaker at the 2017 ALFA International – Workers’ Compensation Practice Group Seminar in Austin, Texas.  Jennifer will be co-presenting with Beth…
  • Mar 17

    MAO Recovery & Courts: Aggressively Pursuing Lien

    MAO Recovery & Courts: Aggressively Pursuing Lien
    On Wednesday, in the second decision of its kind this month, the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida denied in part and granted in part a Motion to Dismiss in a Medicare Advantage Organization (MAO) Medicare Secondary…
Rank this Week: 109