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NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

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

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 93

First4Lawyers News

First4Lawyers News

Features UK-centric legal news, with a focus on personal injury and medical negligence.

http://www.first4lawyers.com/news/
  • May 23

    How much can soap stars claim?

    How much can soap stars claim?
    Living in a soap opera has never been an easy ride, but none more so than today. Not only is there a good chance that you live a fairly downtrodden existence filled with daily misery and woe, but you’re far more likely to be involved in…
  • Feb 17

    Stay safe on the road in the wind

    Stay safe on the road in the wind
    FACT: Bad weather causes accidents. Whether it is snow, floods, fog or strong winds then it is always wise to avoid driving wherever possible in extreme weather. Accident claims specialists First4lawyers have produced a short guide to make…
  • Feb 17

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued
    Falling trees, toppled signs, flying debris, trips and slips are set to drive an increase in personal injury claims as 100 mph storms batter Britain, warn personal injury specialists First4lawyers. Storm damage can have a devastating impact…
Rank this Week: 92

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 90

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 1

    Franchot: Regs on fantasy gaming won’t address its legality

    Franchot: Regs on fantasy gaming won’t address its legality
    Don't look to forthcoming fantasy gaming regulations from Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot to answer the central question of whether the popular activity is legal under a 2012 Maryland law.
  • Jul 1

    Mom’s Organic Market commits to solar

    Mom’s Organic Market commits to solar
    Rockville-based Mom’s Organic Market has Market has begun purchasing all of its power from a designated solar farm in Kingsville bundled with national solar renewable energy credits, the company announced Friday. This…
  • Jul 1

    KEVIN SMITH A/K/A KEON GRAY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    KEVIN SMITH A/K/A KEON GRAY v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Possession of a firearm Appellant, Kevin Smith, was charged by the State with being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm.  On May 6, 7, and 8, 2015, a jury trial was held…
Rank this Week: 97

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

Covers legislation, news and cases for whistleblowers and those who represent them. By The Employment Group.

http://employmentlawgroupblog.com
Rank this Week: 94

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jun 30

    Broker Spotlight: Marco Fragnito

    Broker Spotlight: Marco Fragnito
    The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding energy investments made with California-based Wells Fargo Advisors broker/adviser Margo Fragnito (CRD#…
  • Jun 30

    Dennis Merritt Sanctioned by FINRA

    Dennis Merritt Sanctioned by FINRA
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 28, 2016 indicate that former Florida-based JW Cole Financial broker Dennis Merritt has been sanctioned by FINRA. The securities and investment fraud law…
  • Jun 30

    SEC Files Complaint Against Providence Fixed Income and Financial Investment

    SEC Files Complaint Against Providence Fixed Income and Financial Investment
    According to public records and a news release published by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 7, 2016, the SEC has filed an emergency action against Providence Financial Investments and Providence Fixed Income, LLC. The…
Rank this Week: 95

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 96

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jul 1

    Alternatives to Anti-psychotic

    Alternatives to Anti-psychotic
    Greater communication between doctors and nursing home employees about the condition and treatment of dementia patients allowed specialists to participate in care, improving patients’ health, according to a recent study.  The…
  • Jun 30

    The Dangers of Levaquin

    The Dangers of Levaquin
    The Daily Beast reported on the lawsuit involving the deadly antibiotic Levaquin.  Plaintiffs filed the lawsuit against former Federal Drug Administration chief Margaret Hamburg and pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, accusing…
  • Jun 29

    More Lawsuits Against Golden Living

    More Lawsuits Against Golden Living
    The Sentinel reported two separate lawsuits filed in the last few months against Golden LivingCenter-West Shore.  The families of two residents accuse the facility of causing their premature and wrongful deaths in 2014.  The…
Rank this Week: 103

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jun 30

    LawLawLaw #40

    LawLawLaw #40
    Technology, Law, Baseball, Rock ‘n’ Roll. About LawLawLaw My name is Erik Heels, and this is my LawLawLawTM newsletter. Since 2001, LawLawLaw has documented trends in technology, law (mostly patents and trademarks), baseball…
  • Jun 17

    17 Seconds #25

    17 Seconds #25
    Help us update Clocktower Law’s list of cool clients. Clocktower Law believes that all of its clients are cool. But it is admittedly tricky to keep up with what y’all are doing. This is our request for help, since our cool clients…
  • Jun 15

    How To Build A Startup: One Board At A Time, Be Yourself, Get Plant

    How To Build A Startup: One Board At A Time, Be Yourself, Get Plant
    Top 11 tips for entrepreneurs. Since my house-painting business in my teens to my Clocktower Law days, I’ve been building startups and advising startups. Here’s a smattering of what I’ve learned. 11. Quit your day job. It…
Rank this Week: 99

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/
  • Jun 29

    Kim on Algorithmic Discrimination

    Kim on Algorithmic Discrimination
    Pauline Kim (Washington U.) has just posted on SSRN her article (forthcoming 2017 William & Mary Law Review) Data-Driven Discrimination at Work. Here's the abstract of this timely article: A data revolution is transforming the workplace.…
  • Jun 28

    DOL Accepting Applications for Attorney Honors Program

    DOL Accepting Applications for Attorney Honors Program
    As many of us are aware, the Office of the Solicitor at the Department of Labor operates a superb honors program for attorneys. The program is seeking to add about ten new lawyers who would start in the Fall of...
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court grants Cert in NLRB Case and Issues Decision in FLSA Case

    Supreme Court grants Cert in NLRB Case and Issues Decision in FLSA Case
    A twofer from the Supreme Court already this week. First, on Monday, the Court granted cert. in NLRB v. SW General. The case addresses the question whether an individual can continue serving as an acting official once he or she...
Rank this Week: 101

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Jun 28

    What are the Types of Arizona Felony Classe

    What are the Types of Arizona Felony Classe
    Felony Class Types in Arizona There are six levels of felony classes in Arizona. Each class has its own guidelines for punishment if convicted. When looking at sentencing, the law presumes that everyone will start at the presumptive sentence…
  • Jun 8

    Drugged Driving Can Cause Serious Consequence

    Drugged Driving Can Cause Serious Consequence
    When the term “driving under the influence” is heard, the first thing that usually comes to mind is alcohol intoxication. But alcohol is only one of the countless substances that can impair an individual’s ability to drive.…
  • May 17

    5 Tips You Should Know About Settling a Personal Injury Claim

    5 Tips You Should Know About Settling a Personal Injury Claim
    If you’ve been injured and are currently in the process of handling your insurance claim, there are few things you should keep in mind.  Below are some tips from Wayne Cohen, a Washington DC personal injury lawyer. Tip #1: Save All…
Rank this Week: 104

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jun 20

    Temporary Recent Graduate Litigation Paralegal

    Temporary Recent Graduate Litigation Paralegal
    Special Counsel is currently seeking Temporary Recent Graduate Litigation Paralegals for both downtown Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  This is a great opportunity for recent grads that have little or no previous work experience.…
  • Jun 17

    The Dangers of Fentanyl to the Public and Law Enforcement Personnel

    The Dangers of Fentanyl to the Public and Law Enforcement Personnel
    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration released a video June 10, 2016, on the dangers of fentanyl.  For our graduates in the field, our students who are serving in internships, as Explorers or Cadets, and for our Illinois Central…
  • Jun 13

    Happy 50th Birthday MIRANDA, No Worries, 50 is the new 30!

    Happy 50th Birthday MIRANDA, No Worries, 50 is the new 30!
    On June 13th,1966, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down its decision in Miranda v.Arizona.  Miranda established the principle that all persons accused of a crime must be advised of their…
Rank this Week: 102

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jun 7

    The Details Of Judge Curiel’s Trump University Order

    The Details Of Judge Curiel’s Trump University Order
    Popehat already explained in general why there’s nothing unusual about Judge Curiel’s rulings in the Trump University case, i.e., that denying summary judgment is the norm. Nonetheless, Kevin Drum recently mused:   I think we…
  • May 30

    Towards A Unified Theory Of Aging And Cancer

    Towards A Unified Theory Of Aging And Cancer
    In my work, I spend a lot of time thinking about cancer. In toxic exposure and pharmaceutical lawsuits, I have to prove, with a bevy of experts, that a given chemical or drug is capable of causing cancer. In medical malpractice cases…
  • May 26

    Hulk Hogan v Gawker Legal FAQ – In Their Lawyers’ Word

    Hulk Hogan v Gawker Legal FAQ – In Their Lawyers’ Word
    In 1787, “Cincinnatus,” a common nom de plume of anti-federalists, wrote to James Wilson: It is an easy step from restraining the press to making it place the worst actions of government in so favorable a light, that we may groan…
Rank this Week: 100

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
  • Aug 26

    FBI: “Kansas Man Indicted for Laser Strike Against Helicopter”

    FBI: “Kansas Man Indicted for Laser Strike Against Helicopter”
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on August 26, 2014 released the following: “KANSAS CITY, MO—Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kansas City, Mo., man was…
Rank this Week: 98

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jun 30

    Coffelt v. NVIDIA Corp. (C.D. Cal. 2016)

    Coffelt v. NVIDIA Corp. (C.D. Cal. 2016)
    Mathematical Algorithm Found to be Unpatentable By Joseph Herndon -- On June 21, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California issued an order granting a motion to dismiss pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6) for lack of…
  • Jun 29

    Congress Jumps on Bandwagon to Reduce Biologic Drug Exclusivity Term

    Congress Jumps on Bandwagon to Reduce Biologic Drug Exclusivity Term
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Ever since the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA) was passed along with the rest of the healthcare law commonly called "Obamacare" in 2010, the Obama Administration has included in every budget a…
  • Jun 28

    Deadline Approaching to Migrate USPTO Deposit Accounts to Financial Manager

    Deadline Approaching to Migrate USPTO Deposit Accounts to Financial Manager
    By Donald Zuhn –- Last week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office sent an e-mail alert reminding practitioners and applicants that the deadline for migrating their deposit accounts and electronic funds transfer accounts (EFTs) is June…
Rank this Week: 106

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jun 30

    UNLV Hiring Announcement

    UNLV Hiring Announcement
    UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS—WILLIAM S. BOYD SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications from entry-levels and laterals. The Boyd School of Law is a leading public law school with a reputation for a strong commitment to scholarship and teaching.…
  • Jun 30

    My Dog Ate The Withdrawl Plan

    My Dog Ate The Withdrawl Plan
    With news this morning that Boris Johnson will not stand for PM, I have this sense of him as a fellow who has suddenly realized that the Brexit plan he supported might not be the best idea...for him. I imagine...
  • Jun 29

    Disqualifying the High Court

    Disqualifying the High Court
    I see that Louis J. Virelli of Stetson Law has just published Disqualifying the High Court: Supreme Court Recusal and the Constitution. Cribbing now from the KU Press website: Since at least the time of Justinian—under statutes, codes of…
Rank this Week: 105

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jul 1

    Raymond James fined over Jay Peak investments.

    Raymond James fined over Jay Peak investments.
    According to reports, Raymond James Financial Inc. has reached a $5.95 million settlement with Vermont’s department of financial regulation over compliance violations tied to real-estate development projects at ski resort Jay Peak. The…
  • Jun 30

    Lee Weiss banned by SEC.

    Lee Weiss banned by SEC.
    According to reports, Lee Weiss has been barred from the brokerage and investment advisory industry for his fraudulent scheme involving a French company that claimed it could reduce the harmful effects of tobacco smoking. Mr. Weiss, who…
  • Jun 29

    FINRA files complaint involving Richard William Lunn Martin

    FINRA files complaint involving Richard William Lunn Martin
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. recently filed a complaint against a former broker for telling his clients to invest in risky exchanged-traded funds as a hedge against impending financial and economic doom. According to…
Rank this Week: 110

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

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

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 1

    Brexit and the Future of Data Protection – Anya Proops QC

    Brexit and the Future of Data Protection – Anya Proops QC
    So a week on from the Brexit referendum and it is clear that that there is no clear, carefully thought out strategy for extricating ourselves from the EU legal edifice. If you feel that this ‘make it up as we go along’…
  • Jun 30

    The Sun and Mail Websites and Pippa Middleton: Double Fault – Sarah Webb and Emily Gailey

    The Sun and Mail Websites and Pippa Middleton: Double Fault – Sarah Webb and Emily Gailey
    It appears that the press have learned nothing after the Daily Mail lost the Paul Weller appeal last November ([2015] EWCA Civ 1176). Whilst that case involved the photographing of children, the Court of Appeal reasserted the five criteria to…
  • Jun 29

    Did the UK’s newspapers swing it for Brexit? – Jonathan Heawood

    Did the UK’s newspapers swing it for Brexit? – Jonathan Heawood
    On the face of it, democracy is the ultimate self-regulatory system. Don’t like your government? Elect a new one. Don’t like the European Union? Vote to leave. The people have their say, and our institutions are forced…
Rank this Week: 107

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Starting A China Online Marketplace. No Don’t.

    Starting A China Online Marketplace. No Don’t.
    I alone must get some version of the following email (the below is a quick conglomeration of two that I received just this morning!) at least once a week, not to mention the other China lawyers in my firm: My name is Norberto and I am from…
  • Jun 30

    Import Sensitive China Products: Importer Beware

    Import Sensitive China Products: Importer Beware
    Over the last several years, many US importers have called me after learning that they are facing liability for antidumping and countervailing duties on a number of different products. These duties can be in the millions of dollars, even…
  • Jun 29

    China Negotiating, China Healthcare, Deers in Headlights: This is China

    China Negotiating, China Healthcare, Deers in Headlights: This is China
    I have recently been communicating via email with a good friend of mine who has lived in Shanghai for around 20 years. He had written me about our recent series on negotiating with Chinese companies. In particular, we talked about when…
Rank this Week: 112

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    More Than A "PR Problem" -- How The Mets Can Ethically Bring Jose Reyes Back Into The Fold

    More Than A "PR Problem" -- How The Mets Can Ethically Bring Jose Reyes Back Into The Fold
    In 2006, the Mets were one pitch away -- albeit, a nasty, possibly unhittable Adam Wainwright curveball (that Carlos Beltran watched for strike three with the bases loaded, but I digress) -- from making the World Series.  That…
  • Jun 21

    Four Words For Why Clinton Must Defeat Trump: The Fucking Supreme Court

    Four Words For Why Clinton Must Defeat Trump: The Fucking Supreme Court
    "SCOTUS too important to lose for generations."  -- a tweet from Republican National Chairman and obvious anagram Reince Priebus It is pretty simple.  Do you want the Supreme Court to overturn Citizens United or Roe v. Wade? …
  • Jun 15

    Passion For Justice

    Passion For Justice
    Quin Denvir, a long-time criminal defense attorney -- with significant stints as the State Public Defender and the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of California -- embodied the zealous advocate, representing countless…
Rank this Week: 111

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 109

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 108

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 113

The Startup Lawyer

The Startup Lawyer

Covers entrepreneurship and startup companies. By Ryan Roberts.

http://startuplawyer.com/
  • May 18

    Accelerator Investments Should Be Convertible Equity

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

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016

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

    Right of First Refusal in Company Bylaw

    Right of First Refusal in Company Bylaw
    A Right of First Refusal provision provides a startup with the right to step in place of a prospective 3rd party purchaser when a current stockholder desires to sell their stock. That is, the startup has the right to purchase and redeem any…
Rank this Week: 114

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

Focused on Chapter 7 bankruptcy. By Joseph C. McDaniel.

http://www.arizonabankruptcyblog.info/
  • Nov 29

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!
    We tell clients this repeatedly. Why mention this? It's simple: If a creditor (like a bank, for instance) has direct access to your bank account (as banks often do), then you can consider your checking balance dumped into the rancor pit as…
  • Nov 18

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    Jefferson County is suffering, a roughly four billion dollar debt they cannot pay is forcing them to take the road many other cities are already debating: Chapter 9 Bankruptcy.
  • Nov 8

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly
    Wandering around downtown I came across the fabled Occupy Phoenix movement. It's not going as awkwardly as elsewhere, but it's clearly having issues of its own as a group.
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Jul 1

    Fabulous Friday!

    Fabulous Friday!
     Sgt. Shane Ortega, first openly transgender soldier. I feel safe! Of course all Friday's are fabulous, but this one is especially so.  Today is the day that equality got a little more equal. The Obama administration has officially…
  • Jun 30

    Florida! Your Vacation Wonderland Toxic Hell Hole

    Florida! Your Vacation Wonderland Toxic Hell Hole
    Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Rick Scott pandered while Florida putrefied. Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared an emergency as Florida's Treasure Coast becomes less of a treasure due to bright blue-green algae blooms taking over…
  • Jun 29

    I Was a Gay Repubilcan

    I Was a Gay Repubilcan
    True fact, but it was just a phase. In the 2007-08 election I briefly joined the Republican Party and worked at the grassroots level for Ron Paul. Obviously, I've parted ways with Dr. Paul and the GOP, and the major catalyst for that parting…
Rank this Week: 119

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/
  • Jul 1

    Roundup: Policing the police

    Roundup: Policing the police
    Here are a number of police accountability topics which merit Grits readers' attention: Austin had one of the worst police union contracts in the nation when it comes to protecting bad cops who engage in misconduct, according to a new…
  • Jun 29

    Ideas for diverting people with mental illness from the criminal justice system

    Ideas for diverting people with mental illness from the criminal justice system
    With the 85th Texas legislative session fast approaching, the House Select Committee on Mental Health continues to discuss the challenges of meeting growing demand for mental health services in the state.  But any effort to improve…
  • Jun 29

    On the need to measure (and limit) prosecutor discretion

    On the need to measure (and limit) prosecutor discretion
    Grits has been thinking quite a bit about Prof. John Pfaff's observations that we don't have a lot of data about prosecutors' functions, and what might be done about it. So I was delighted to discover this relatively new academic paper…
Rank this Week: 117

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jun 30

    "F.H. Buckley Touts ‘Socialist Ends by Capitalist Means’"

    "F.H. Buckley Touts ‘Socialist Ends by Capitalist Means’"
    My friend Frank Buckley's new book The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America got an interesting write up in The Observer: The author and George Mason University School of Law professor praises... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jun 28

    The Anonymous Law Professor mocks Judge Richard Posner to a fare thee well

    The Anonymous Law Professor mocks Judge Richard Posner to a fare thee well
    And it is very, very good. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jun 25

    Judge Richard Posner speaks ill of the dead and social media disapprove

    Judge Richard Posner speaks ill of the dead and social media disapprove
    Posner v. Scalia – The Final Round “I regard the posthumous encomia for Scalia as absurd” https://t.co/SIJlR3yYO3 — Josh Blackman (@JoshMBlackman) June 25, 2016 Wasn't even most offensive thing he... [[ This is a…
Rank this Week: 116

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
  • Jun 30

    SEC Proposes Rule to Require Business Continuity Plans for Adviser

    SEC Proposes Rule to Require Business Continuity Plans for Adviser
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:On June 28, The Securities and Exchange Commission proposed new requirements for registered investments advisers to adopt and implement written business continuity and transition plans. The…
  • Jun 29

    Merrill Lynch Hit with Multiple Fines by SEC & Finra

    Merrill Lynch Hit with Multiple Fines by SEC & Finra
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:On June 23, Bank of America Corporation though its brokerage firm Merrill Lynch agreed to pay a $415 million settlement award to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC charged…
  • Jun 28

    After Ex-Wife Empties his IRA, Client Wins $400K in Damages from Wells Fargo

    After Ex-Wife Empties his IRA, Client Wins $400K in Damages from Wells Fargo
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:FINRA has awarded Mark Schroeder, a doctor in St. Louis, who opened his IRA with A.G. Edwards in 1999 (Edwards later merged with Wells Fargo), more than $400,000 because Wells Fargo…
Rank this Week: 118

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Jun 27

    When Pharmacists Are Overworked – Problems Abound

    When Pharmacists Are Overworked – Problems Abound
    If the pharmacist provides the wrong medication or the right drug at the wrong dose, the consequences are often extremely dangerous and, at times, deadly. When the drugstore is extremely busy the pharmacist may fill 20 prescriptions or more…
  • Jun 21

    Private Equity Companies See Profits in Nursing Home

    Private Equity Companies See Profits in Nursing Home
    Nursing homes are big business that provide valuable investing opportunities for private equity firms around the world. While not a glamorous business, nursing home chains can make money. In 2009, the U.S. nursing home industry provided more…
  • Jun 14

    Facilities to Take a Closer Look at Use of Antibiotic

    Facilities to Take a Closer Look at Use of Antibiotic
    According to public health watchdog groups, nearly 75 percent of all antibiotics given to ailing residents in nursing facilities are incorrectly prescribed. In many cases, the resident was given the wrong medication or the right medication…
Rank this Week: 121

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

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

    Settling FLSA Wage & Hour Claims? Court Approval May Be Needed

    Settling FLSA Wage & Hour Claims? Court Approval May Be Needed
    Yesterday, I had the opportunity to talk at the Connecticut Legal Conference about employment law issues. My talk focused on free speech rights in the workplace — a topic I’ve covered well in some prior posts here and here, for…
  • Jun 6

    Volunteers: Can They Really Help Fix Your Issues With New Overtime Rules?

    Volunteers: Can They Really Help Fix Your Issues With New Overtime Rules?
    Over the weekend, I finished planning for our webinar tomorrow on the new overtime rules.  In digging deeper into the materials produced by the Department of Labor on the final rule, I looked at the use of volunteers as a solution…
  • Jun 2

    Travel Time: An Added Complication to New Overtime Rule

    Travel Time: An Added Complication to New Overtime Rule
    I’m looking forward to “seeing” lots of you at next week’s free webinar we’re having on the new overtime rules and how they impact Connecticut employers. One of the issues that we’ll touch upon is how the…
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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/
  • Jul 1

    Selbin et al. on California's Anti-Homeless Law

    Selbin et al. on California's Anti-Homeless Law
    Jeffrey Selbin , Stephanie Campos , Sasha Feldstein , Marina Fisher and Nathaniel Miller (University of California, Berkeley - School of Law , University of California, Berkeley - School of Law , University of California, Berkeley, The…
  • Jun 30

    Buckingham on Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice

    Buckingham on Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice
    Samantha Buckingham (Loyola Law School - Center for Juvenile Law and Policy) has posted Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice (53 American Criminal Law Review 641 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The juvenile justice system fails to account…
  • Jun 30

    Trachtenberg on Criminal Procedure Casebook

    Trachtenberg on Criminal Procedure Casebook
    Ben Trachtenberg (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted Choosing a Criminal Procedure Casebook: On Lesser Evils and Free Books (60 Saint Louis University Law Journal 543 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Among the more…
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miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jun 30

    Acusa a Apple de haber robado sus diseño

    Acusa a Apple de haber robado sus diseño
    Un hombre de Florida, Estados Unidos, acusa a Apple, Inc de haber robado los diseños que él creó hace 24 años y utilizarlos en el iPod, iPhone y iPad, por lo que exige una indemnización de 10 mil millones de…
  • Jun 30

    En Japón repondrán juicio a hombre de 83 años sentenciado por homicidio

    En Japón repondrán juicio a hombre de 83 años sentenciado por homicidio
    En Japón, la Corte de Distrito de la prefectura de Kumamoto, concluyó que existe nueva evidencia suficiente para reponer el proceso de Koki Miyata, un hombre de 83 años de edad, que en 1985 fue procesado por haber…
  • Jun 30

    Corte Suprema de Colombia reconoce derechos patrimoniales en relación de amante

    Corte Suprema de Colombia reconoce derechos patrimoniales en relación de amante
    La Corte Suprema de Colombia emitió recientemente un fallo en el que se reconoce que las relaciones extramatrimoniales de largo plazo generan derechos patrimoniales al igual que el matrimonio o las uniones maritales de hecho, que en…
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Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
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Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

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

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Jun 29

    How I Became A Lawyer

    How I Became A Lawyer
    I recently wrote on Abnormal Use about the importance of storytelling for lawyers when marketing themselves and their law practices. As I said then, I was inspired to work on some of my own stories. This is the result of that initial effort.…
  • Jun 28

    Will The Internet Replace The Courthouse?

    Will The Internet Replace The Courthouse?
    The Internet has changed everything. More and more businesses are divesting themselves of brick and mortar storefronts. More companies are allowing employees to work from home remotely. The legal field has experienced huge changes as a result…
  • Jun 27

    Success Is Found On The Far Side Of Failure

    Success Is Found On The Far Side Of Failure
    My wife recently sent me a video clip of author J.K. Rowling talking about the benefits of failure. Her marriage had failed, she was jobless and a single parent. Rowling said, “I was the biggest failure I knew.” But once she…
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Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jun 21

    The origins of psychological mass manipulation

    The origins of psychological mass manipulation
    We all know about Sigmund Freud’s influence. We know that he was a pioneer in helping us understand the role of the unconscious in everyday decision-making. But did you know about his nephew Edward Bernays? Watch the first 10 minutes of…
  • Jun 7

    Fame is probably not good for your health

    Fame is probably not good for your health
    Mainstream media doesn’t help us understand what it’s like to be famous. Some famous people are thoughtful, but which ones? It’s hard to figure out just by watching TV. But podcast interviews like the one Tim Ferriss…
  • Apr 13

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman has a description of the process that goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself,…
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Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix
    I will wager that most of you don’t have a lot of time to keep up with the latest tech gadgets, apps, sites, and services. While I probably don’t have a lot of time for that either, I have come to recognize my tech addiction for…
  • Apr 8

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot
    From the looks of it, this is my first official blog post in over 6 months, and only the second post in more than a year. From the days when I used to track law bloggers, I definitely qualify as an “inactive.” I’ve been…
  • Sep 14

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look
    If you happened to be sleeping or otherwise absent last week, you may have missed that Apple announced a few products. Being an iPad fan, I was of course interested to see the much-rumored announcement of the iPad Pro, a much larger tablet…
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School Board News

School Board News

Covers No Child Left Behind, privitization, religion, school law, special education and more. By the National School Boards Association.

http://schoolboardnews.nsba.org/
  • Sep 3

    School Board News Today site moving to nsba.org

    School Board News Today site moving to nsba.org
    We have moved School Board News Today to www.nsba.org. This is now will be fully searchable through nsba.org’s powerful Apache Solr search engine. This move is part of a phased rollout of the redesigned nsba.org website, launched this…
  • Aug 22

    Stopbullying.gov showcased at ED’s Bullying Prevention Summit

    Stopbullying.gov showcased at ED’s Bullying Prevention Summit
    New resources to combat bullying at school and online were showcased during the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) fourth Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit—“Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and Challenges in…
  • Aug 22

    Ohio education policy experts testified on Common Core State Standard

    Ohio education policy experts testified on Common Core State Standard
    Speaking before the House Rules and Reference Committee on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Ohio education policy experts voiced Ohio’s long commitment to standards and improving the state’s education system. Seeking to…
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The Justice Blog

The Justice Blog

The Official Blog of the United States Department of Justice.

http://blogs.justice.gov/main/
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Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jun 27

    Federal Court Strikes HB 1523 – Mississippi Preserves its Reputation for Bigotry

    Federal Court Strikes HB 1523 – Mississippi Preserves its Reputation for Bigotry
    On Monday U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves struck the central ‘feature’ of HB 1523, ruling that county clerks must issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. Here is Larrison Campbell’s article on Mississippi…
  • Jun 22

    June Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    June Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the June 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $31,095,000 verdict- Rankin County car wreck case (5/17/16); $6,228,000 verdict- Harrison County eminent domain case (5/20/16); $100,000 settlement- Lafayette County…
  • Jun 21

    Is Trump in it to Win it?

    Is Trump in it to Win it?
    This morning Electoral Vote.com mentioned a question that has been on my mind for a few days: is Donald Trump trying to lose? Let’s look at some of Trump’s bizarre moves lately: calling Bernie Sanders crazy as a bedbug; calling…
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nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jun 22

    Rent increases and rent lawfully due

    Rent increases and rent lawfully due
    This is a guest post by Prof. Ian Loveland of Arden Chambers, first published in Legal Action June 2016, and gratefully posted here with permission. A few years ago now, I was instructed by Luton Law Centre in a series of possession cases…
  • Jun 22

    Job Ad – South London

    Job Ad – South London
    CAMBRIDGE HOUSE LAW CENTRE is seeking an experienced Housing solicitor Salary £33 – £40,000.00 depending upon experience 30 days annual leave plus pension contribution. To join an experienced, highly regarded, supportive and…
  • Jun 19

    Yes but No – Article 8 and the private sector

    Yes but No – Article 8 and the private sector
    McDonald v McDonald & Ors [2016] UKSC 28 The Supreme Court has finally decided on the issue that has been hanging over private sector possession claims since Pinnock and Powell – whether article 8 proportionality of eviction defence…
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Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

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

    The 35th Annual Attorney Trust Officer Liaison Conference

    The 35th Annual Attorney Trust Officer Liaison Conference
    I’m going to be one of the speakers at next week’s 35th Annual Attorney Trust Officer Liaison Conference. The organizers have put together a great program. If you’re able to attend, you should. It’ll be time well…
  • Jun 6

    4th DCA says no to criminalizing inheritance litigation; reverses 7-year prison sentence

    4th DCA says no to criminalizing inheritance litigation; reverses 7-year prison sentence
    Franke v. State, — So.3d —-, 2016 WL 358614 (Fla. 4th DCA January 27, 2016)  As lawyers, one of our jobs is anticipating the “worst case scenario” and counseling our clients appropriately. For trusts and estates…
  • May 31

    How to litigate deed-to-trust cases in Florida

    How to litigate deed-to-trust cases in Florida
    Just because a deed says property’s being transferred to a “trustee” doesn’t make it so. If the deed doesn’t comply with F.S. 689.07′s disclosure requirements, the named trustee is deemed to own the…
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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/
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New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Feb 1

    Executors Should Beware Of Serious Pitfall

    Executors Should Beware Of Serious Pitfall
    Today’s Wall Street Journal contains a worthwhile but cautionary article about the pitfalls that can face even the most well-meaning executor. As you will see, a lot of the decisions an executor must make need to be made…
  • Jan 31

    David Bowie’s Will Filed In Manhattan Surrogate’s Court — His Estate Valued At 100 Million Dollar

    David Bowie’s Will Filed In Manhattan Surrogate’s Court — His Estate Valued At 100 Million Dollar
    The Will of David Robert Jones was filed earlier this month in New York County Surrogate’s Court giving the value of his estate at 100 million dollars. Not familiar with David Robert Jones? As the New York Times reported, He was far…
  • Jul 20

    Application To Withdraw Waiver Consenting To Probate Denied By Brooklyn Surrogate

    Application To Withdraw Waiver Consenting To Probate Denied By Brooklyn Surrogate
    Prior to the commencement of a probate proceeding or an administration proceeding, the attorney for the estate will normally send a waiver consenting to the admission of the will to probate or to the appointment of an administrator to all…
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Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Feb 2

    In Partial Defense of the Seahawks’ Play Calling

    In Partial Defense of the Seahawks’ Play Calling
    The conventional wisdom about last night’s Super Bowl is that the Seahawks made a game-losing mistake by running a passing play from the Patriots’ one yard line in the closing seconds. Some are calling it the worst Super Bowl play…
  • Jan 30

    Nine awesome Bitcoin projects at Princeton

    Nine awesome Bitcoin projects at Princeton
    As promised, here are the final project presentations from the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies class I taught at Princeton. I encouraged students to build something real, rather than toy class projects, and they delivered. I hope…
  • Jan 28

    Android WebView security and the mobile advertising marketplace

    Android WebView security and the mobile advertising marketplace
    Freedom to Tinker readers are probably aware of the current controversy over Google’s handling of ongoing security vulnerabilities in its Android WebView component. What sounds at first like a routine security problem turns out to have…
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