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Features Penn Law news.

http://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/news/
  • Aug 24

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie
    In recognition of the mounting importance of Latin America as both a rapidly growing global legal market and the hub of much U.S. immigration debate, the University of Pennsylvania Law School has established the innovative Certificate of…
  • Aug 17

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87
    The Comedy Cellar opened in 1980, long after venues such as the 1960s-era Improv set the tone. But the Comedy Cellar made comic hay just the same, earning sell-out after sell-out of its 115-seat room as well as a string of accolades including…
  • Aug 12

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16
    This dispatch from Alicia Zhang L'16 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Zhang is from Austin, TX.
Rank this Week: 87

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Dec 1

    2016 Shareholder Activism Insight Report

    2016 Shareholder Activism Insight Report
    In June and July of 2016, Schulte Roth & Zabel commissioned Activist Insight and FTI Consulting to interview 37 respondents from different activist firms. The survey sample consisted of economic activist funds with combined assets under…
  • Dec 1

    OM&A Updated Guidance on Tender Offer

    OM&A Updated Guidance on Tender Offer
    On Friday, November 18, 2016, the Staff in the Office of Mergers & Acquisitions (“OM&A”) in the Division of Corporation Finance (the “Staff”) at the Securities and Exchange Commission released several new…
  • Dec 1

    The Impact of Board Gender Composition on Dividend Payout

    The Impact of Board Gender Composition on Dividend Payout
    Academics have been devoting more and more attention to board gender diversity and its effects over the last two decades. However, most of that literature has a relatively narrow focus as it limits itself to studying the effects of female…
Rank this Week: 92

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The remaining Syrian rebels in Aleppo are banding together in a new alliance to resist encroaching government forces, Reuters reports. The alliance is calling itself the “Aleppo Army” and is led by Abu Abdelrahman Nour of the…
  • Dec 1

    Rule 41: Resolving Procedural Debates to Face the Tough Questions on Government Hacking

    Rule 41: Resolving Procedural Debates to Face the Tough Questions on Government Hacking
    As of midnight last night changes to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure took effect. Opponents of the rule change failed in a last ditch effort in the Senate to block the change. Senator Steve Daines alleged the…
  • Dec 1

    The FBI Should be Enhancing US Cybersecurity, Not Undermining It

    The FBI Should be Enhancing US Cybersecurity, Not Undermining It
    I believe that lawful hacking is a legitimate and necessary way for law enforcement to handle certain investigations in the Digital Age. But as Steve Bellovin, Matt Blaze, Sandy Clark, and I said in our paper, the default on…
Rank this Week: 95

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • Nov 14

    Investment in Nursing Industry Seen as Lucrative. But at What Cost?

    Investment in Nursing Industry Seen as Lucrative. But at What Cost?
    It really doesn’t come as a surprise to most people to learn that seniors are representing a growing segment of the overall population. Current figures suggest that the number of elderly people living in the country may climb by about…
  • Oct 20

    Life Care Centers Nursing Home

    Life Care Centers Nursing Home
    Life Care Centers of America (LCCA) are based out of Cleveland, TN and operate over 200 nursing homes and assisted care facilities across the U.S. They opened their first facility back in 1970 and have grown into one of the largest chains of…
  • Oct 19

    Golden Living Nursing Home

    Golden Living Nursing Home
    Golden Living has over 300 “Living Centers” in 21 states across the U.S. Touted as an award winning company of long-term care, they are happy to report that dozens of their facilities have received recognition for quality care in…
Rank this Week: 93

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 1

    Prince's Estate Estimate Made Public

    Prince's Estate Estimate Made Public
    A new court filing estimates Prince’s estate to be worth approximately $200 million. This is the first time a specific estimate has been brought to the public. Prince’s six siblings are in line to inherit equal shares of his estate...
  • Dec 1

    Undocumented Immigrants & Inheritance

    Undocumented Immigrants & Inheritance
    What happens to property when the surviving spouse is an undocumented immigrant? The first thing that should be done is to hire an immigration attorney, but more than likely, the undocumented immigrant should be able to inherit the property.…
  • Dec 1

    How Much Are Prince's Lawyers Making?

    How Much Are Prince's Lawyers Making?
    Prince’s lawyers are making millions handling his estate and legal issues. Bermer Trust, the special administrator of Prince’s estate, filed legal documents asking the court to approve a $2.3 million bill that accumulated between July 1…
Rank this Week: 98

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Dec 1

    The Economic Contribution of Unauthorized Workers: An Industry Analysi

    The Economic Contribution of Unauthorized Workers: An Industry Analysi
    The Economic Contribution of Unauthorized Workers: An Industry Analysis. By Ryan Edwards, et al. National Bureau of Economic Research. Nov. 2016. 45 p. This paper provides a quantitative assessment of the economic contribution of unauthorized…
  • Dec 1

    Post-Padilla Developments in Ohio

    Post-Padilla Developments in Ohio
    Marianna Bettman has this blog post on a recent Ohio Supreme Court decision applying Padilla v. Kentucky. KJ Related articles A former Ohio lawyer has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for hypnotizing and sexually abusing his clients…
  • Dec 1

    From the Bookshelves: Patrisia Macías-Rojas, From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

    From the Bookshelves: Patrisia Macías-Rojas, From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America
    Patrisia Macías-Rojas, From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America (NYU Press, 2016) Criminal prosecutions for immigration offenses have more than doubled over the last two decades, as…
Rank this Week: 96

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: 97

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…
Rank this Week: 100

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Procreation Question

    The Procreation Question
    When you talk to traditional marriage advocates, there is always the procreation question.  That is, allowing gays or lesbians to get married cannot lead to naturally conceived children.  If the only purpose of marriage in this…
  • Mar 27

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."
    Roger Simon argues that those among the gay/lesbian community who seek to get married are just as bourgeois as those middle class heterosexuals who want to get married.  These are people who are committed to what Simon…
  • Mar 26

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 99

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Dec 1

    Temple Beasley Law Announces Dean Search

    Temple Beasley Law Announces Dean Search
    This just in: Temple University invites applications and nominations for the position of dean, Beasley School of Law. The dean is the chief administrative officer and chief academic officer of the law school and a tenured member of the…
  • Nov 30

    Law Schools Beware: Data Glitches In ABA Employment Report

    Law Schools Beware: Data Glitches In ABA Employment Report
    Yesterday I posted a ranking of all US law schools, based on employment outcomes. I relied on the ABA spreadsheet compilation of job placement results for all regulated law schools. The ABA also provides a summary report of employment…
  • Nov 29

    Law Schools Ranked By Job Placement Rate

    Law Schools Ranked By Job Placement Rate
    The ABA has provided a ton of data on law school job placement and I've tried to summarize it here - comparing the placement rate ranking with the U.S. News ranking, and providing actual placement numbers. The numbers set out...
Rank this Week: 103

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Nov 28

    DOE Grants Carib Energy Non-FTA LNG Export Authority

    DOE Grants Carib Energy Non-FTA LNG Export Authority
    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order authorizing Carib Energy (USA) LLC to export over a 20-year period 1.3 Bcf/year (0.004 Bcf/day) of LNG in ISO containers to nations in Central America, South America, or the Caribbean…
  • Nov 18

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data for September 2016

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data for September 2016
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data showing U.S. LNG import and export activity through September 2016.  The report shows that during September, five cargoes of domestically produced LNG were exported via vessel from…
  • Nov 18

    ConocoPhillips Looks to Sell Kenai LNG Terminal

    ConocoPhillips Looks to Sell Kenai LNG Terminal
    Alaska Dispatch News reports that ConocoPhillips is in the “initial stages” of trying to sell its LNG export terminal on the Kenai Peninsula, Nikiski, Alaska due to market conditions.  The report states that the terminal has…
Rank this Week: 101

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Nov 28

    MGM Goes To Court To Clear Rights For "Buckaroo Bonzai" TV Serie

    MGM Goes To Court To Clear Rights For "Buckaroo Bonzai" TV Serie
    MGM has filed a lawsuit against Earl MacRauch and Walter Richter, the writer and director, respectively, of the 1984 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, in order to proceed with a television series using the…
  • Nov 27

    What English Words Are Most Offensive? The UK Public Responds To an Ofcom Survey

    What English Words Are Most Offensive? The UK Public Responds To an Ofcom Survey
    Ofcom, the UK's communications watchdog agency, has surveyed the UK public to find out its views on the most offensive English words around and has published the results. The survey is part of a larger body of research concerning the...
  • Nov 23

    Husovec @Hutko on Intellectual Property Rights and Integration By Conflict: The Past, Present, and Future

    Husovec @Hutko on Intellectual Property Rights and Integration By Conflict: The Past, Present, and Future
    Martin Husovec, Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC); Tilburg University Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT); Stanford University Law School Center for Internet and Society, has published Intellectual Property Rights and…
Rank this Week: 104

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    Demonetisation and the Rule of Law

    Demonetisation and the Rule of Law
    I wrote a short piece for India Together describing how the current demonetisation process undermines the fundamental features of the Rule of Law. I argue that policy surprises and constant changing of regulations challenge certainty and…
  • Nov 26

    Celebrating the Constitution: A Speech for Constitution Day

    Celebrating the Constitution: A Speech for Constitution Day
    On 26 November 2016, I took part in a panel at the Consulate-General of India in Sydney to celebrate Constitution Day. I’ve provided my speech notes below.I was told to avoid controversy and to make my speech interesting and…
  • Nov 25

    In Defence of the Triple Test: A Case for Retaining the Standard in Bangalore Water Supply (Part-I)

    In Defence of the Triple Test: A Case for Retaining the Standard in Bangalore Water Supply (Part-I)
    (Guest Post by Saurabh Bhattacharjee, Assistant Professor of Law at NUJS, Kolkata)The constitution of a seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court to examine whether the decision of Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) v A.S.…
Rank this Week: 102

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 105

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Dec 1

    An Option to Prepare you for a Career as a Police Officer

    An Option to Prepare you for a Career as a Police Officer
    Law Enforcement CertificateA police officer works in partnership with the communities they serve to maintain law and order, protect members of the public and their property, prevent crime, reduce the fear of crime and to serve their…
  • Dec 1

    Enroll NOW!

    Enroll NOW!
    If you are interested in finding out more or enrolling in the American Bar Association Paralegal Programs at Illinois Central College use this link:https://sites.google.com/site/iccparalegalprograms/If you are interested in meeting with an…
  • Nov 28

    Springfield Park District Part Time Patrol Officer

    Springfield Park District Part Time Patrol Officer
    Springfield Park DistrictPart Time Patrol Officer Department:            Police Department        Position Title:          Patrol…
Rank this Week: 107

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
  • Dec 1

    FINRA’s Acceptance, Waiver and Consent Settlement (AWC)-Part 1

    FINRA’s Acceptance, Waiver and Consent Settlement (AWC)-Part 1
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the first of three posts to discuss FINRA Rule 9216. This post will discuss the “acceptance” portion of the rule related to regulatory (disciplinary) settlement…
  • Nov 29

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9211- Authorization of Complaint

    FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9211- Authorization of Complaint
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the first of a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9211 provides authority to the Department of Enforcement or the…
  • Nov 28

    Connecticut Man Pleads Guilty in Securities Fraud Scheme

    Connecticut Man Pleads Guilty in Securities Fraud Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Christian Meissenn, also known as “Christian Nigohossian,” from Suffield, Connecticut pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and one count of tax…
Rank this Week: 106

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 108

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Oct 18

    Highly Recommend

    Highly Recommend
    Clients:  Joy and Wess Client Review:  Mr. Rudnitsky Was wonderful. I was extremely impressed with the professionalism and courteousness. He fought very hard to get us a win and would not give up till he did! He did exactly what he…
  • Sep 30

    Recent Thank You Note

    Recent Thank You Note
    Mr. Rudnitsky, I can’t thank you enough for your time and assistance with our car purchase.  You were incredibly gracious to review our paperwork and ease our mind.  We will never forget the time and personal attention you…
  • Jun 15

    Violation of FCCPA Results in Client Getting Paid by Debt Collector

    Violation of FCCPA Results in Client Getting Paid by Debt Collector
    Case Outcome:  Dismissal of debt collection lawsuit, and Client recovers money due to FCCPA violation Plaintiff: Barclays Bank Delaware Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Hayt, Hayt & Landau, P.L. Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Ms. Dana…
Rank this Week: 109

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/
Rank this Week: 115

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

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

    Deberá oírse el himno nacional en salas de cine en la India

    Deberá oírse el himno nacional en salas de cine en la India
    Derivado de un litigio de interés público, PIL por sus siglas en inglés, dos magistrados de la Suprema Corte de la India concedieron la petición y establecieron que es obligatorio a partir de ahora en todas las…
  • Nov 30

    Deportarán a mujer de Dinamarca por mendicidad

    Deportarán a mujer de Dinamarca por mendicidad
    En la primera decisión de este tipo, la Corte de la Ciudad de Copenhague, Dinamarca, sentenció a una mujer de nacionalidad eslovaca a ser deportada por pedir limosna en las calles.
  • Nov 30

    Acuerdo entre cofundador de Microsoft e Islas Caimán por destrucción de corale

    Acuerdo entre cofundador de Microsoft e Islas Caimán por destrucción de corale
    A principios de noviembre se dio a conocer que el multimillonario estadounidense, Paul Allen, por medio de su empresa Vulcan, había llegado a un acuerdo con el gobierno de las Islas Caimán sobre la destrucción de…
Rank this Week: 113

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Nov 28

    Donald Leary Terminated From new Albion Partner

    Donald Leary Terminated From new Albion Partner
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on November 25, 2016 indicate that former New York-based New Albion Partners broker Donald Leary is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer…
  • Nov 22

    Ryan Faley Received One Pending Customer Complaint

    Ryan Faley Received One Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on November 21, 2016 indicate that former New York-based TD Ameritrade broker Ryan Faley is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. The…
  • Nov 22

    Customer Seeking $150,000 in Damages From Broker John Leonard

    Customer Seeking $150,000 in Damages From Broker John Leonard
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on November 21, 2016 indicate that Ohio-based Wells Fargo broker/adviser John Leonard has been the subject of resolved or pending customer complaints.…
Rank this Week: 116

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/
  • Nov 28

    Virgin Australia Hit With New Coffee Lawsuit: No, This Isn’t Like Stella Liebeck

    Virgin Australia Hit With New Coffee Lawsuit: No, This Isn’t Like Stella Liebeck
    According to a report from Travel & Leisure, Virgin Australia has found itself on the wrong side of the newest hot coffee lawsuit. The suit, filed in Victoria, Australia, apparently arises out of an incident involving 16-year old…
  • Nov 25

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    We hope you’re enjoying the Thanksgiving holidays! But, in case you needed a Friday Links fix, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a pretty interesting article about an overseas jury noticing a 29 second gap in closed circuit…
  • Nov 24

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    We here at Abnormal Use and Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. hope that you and your family have a happy and eventful Thanksgiving. But not too eventful! Kick back and enjoy the time off! Let the billable work wait until Monday (or, if you…
Rank this Week: 111

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/
  • Nov 27

    Announcing the Open Review Toolkit

    Announcing the Open Review Toolkit
    I’m happy to announce the release of the Open Review Toolkit, open source software that enables you to convert your book manuscript into a website that can be used for Open Review. During the Open Review process everyone can read and…
  • Nov 9

    CITP Call for Visitors and Affiliates for 2017-18

    CITP Call for Visitors and Affiliates for 2017-18
    The Center for Information Technology Policy is an interdisciplinary research center at Princeton that sits at the crossroads of engineering, the social sciences, law, and policy. We are seeking applicants for various residential visiting…
  • Nov 8

    New Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection

    New Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection
    [Joe Calandrino is a veteran of Freedom to Tinker and CITP. As long time readers will remember,  he did his Ph.D. here, advised by Ed Felten. He recently joined the FTC as research director of OTech, the Office of Technology Research and…
Rank this Week: 117

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 114

The Divorce Blog

The Divorce Blog

Covers divorce and family law news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totaldivorce.com/blog
  • Feb 6

    Wife Divorces Dad Over Down Syndrome Newborn

    Wife Divorces Dad Over Down Syndrome Newborn
    A New Zealand father was served divorce papers by his wife after he refused to give up his newborn son who was just diagnosed with Down syndrome. Samuel Forrest’s son, Leo, was born on January 21 in an Armenian hospital. Upon his…
  • Jan 21

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce
    A Kentucky judge has granted the state’s first same-sex divorce, despite a state law banning the recognition of gay marriage. Judge Joseph O’Reilly allowed the divorce of two Louisville women who were legally married in…
  • Jan 14

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife
    Actor Gary Oldman and his fourth wife Alexandra Edenborough are getting divorced. Singer-songwriter Edenborough, 36, filed paperwork in Los Angeles on Friday, January 9, according to People Magazine. The court documents cite…
Rank this Week: 119

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…
Rank this Week: 110

Legal Andrew

Legal Andrew

Law practice and law school tips and information. From Andrew Flusche.

http://www.legalandrew.com
  • May 7

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce
    Guest post by Scott Morgan Going through a divorce can be a very traumatic experience. You feel like your world is collapsing, so it is hard to think clearly. It is important that you do not lose your health insurance coverage. You never know…
  • Dec 26

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist
    I’ve written about Ruby Receptionist quite a bit. They handle the overflow calls for my law firm. Some people might say that voicemail is good enough for their business. But here’s why I pay Ruby instead of letting calls go to voicemail:…
  • Oct 9

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer
    Richmond lawyer Horace Hunter is fighting the Virginia State Bar on the issue of website disclaimers. Unfortunately, I’ll bet he’s going to lose. (Thanks to Carolyn Elefant for pointing the story out!) According to a Washington Post…
Rank this Week: 118

California Labor & Employment…

California Labor & Employment Law Blog

Covers arbitration agreements, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, hiring, termination, employee leave, and wage and hour issues. By Carlton DiSante & Freudenberger.

http://www.callaborlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 112

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 120

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

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

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Dec 1

    Younger People Are Actually More Supportive Of Democracy

    Younger People Are Actually More Supportive Of Democracy
    Have you seen this horrifying graphic? It’s from a New York Times story, “How Stable Are Democracies? ‘Warning Signs Are Flashing Red.’” The graphic suggests that people were asked whether it was…
  • Nov 28

    When Lawyers’ Blogs Are Cited In Federal Court

    When Lawyers’ Blogs Are Cited In Federal Court
    As I wrote two weeks ago, a petition for certiorari is pending in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court, a case that might change the rules for specific jurisdiction. A week ago, amicus briefs were filed by several large corporations and…
  • Nov 3

    Personal Jurisdiction Under Daimler AG and Walden

    Personal Jurisdiction Under Daimler AG and Walden
    Pfizer likes California. As the company brags on its website, “Pfizer La Jolla’s 25-acre campus includes five buildings totaling more than 500,000 square feet of state-of-the-art facilities, with specialized laboratories and…
Rank this Week: 128

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    Fontem see their patent “vaporised” – the dangers of added matter

    Fontem see their patent “vaporised” – the dangers of added matter
    This Kat is delighted to welcome the blogging debut of his EIP colleague Gareth Holliday, reporting the judgment in Nicocigs v Fontem Holdings & Fontem Ventures [2015] EWHC 2752 (Pat).Back in May of this year, Nicocigs initiated…
  • Nov 30

    BREAKING: Antidote found for poisonous prioritie

    BREAKING: Antidote found for poisonous prioritie
    The Enlarged Board of Appeal at the EPO has issued its order in case G 1/15, but not yet its decision. From the order, it appears that poisonous priorities have been neutralised. The Enlarged Board has said:Under the EPC, entitlement to…
  • Nov 30

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!
    Been away and want to catch up on last week's IP news? No problem! As always, the IPKat is here to bring you a quick summary -- the 123th edition of Never Too Late.* Time for a Haar-cut - please do not relocate the Boards of Appeal of…
Rank this Week: 122

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 30

    THIRD CLIPS GLICK WITHOUT REMORSE

    THIRD CLIPS GLICK WITHOUT REMORSE
    Prosecutors cannot argue lack of remorse of  at sentencing because Judges are specifically prohibited from considering lack of remorse when passing sentence.Knowing this, the prosecution in Lawton v. State, 3D15-1520 improperly argued…
  • Nov 29

    CUSHIONS

    CUSHIONS
    We received this email the other day:"Rumpole. Love the blog. Breaking news. Courtrooms are being fitted with cushions for the bench seats! This is big!! Trump effect?"These next two weeks are pretty much the last two trial weeks of the year.…
  • Nov 26

    HISTORY WILL ABSOLVE ME

    HISTORY WILL ABSOLVE ME
    "History will absolve me" is what fidel castro told the court that sentenced him to fifteen years for a failed coup attempt prior to his successful overthrow of the Cuban government. Pardoned and exiled, castro returned and executed a…
Rank this Week: 121

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/
  • Nov 30

    France Adopts Class Action Regime for Data Protection Violation

    France Adopts Class Action Regime for Data Protection Violation
    On November 19, 2016, the French government enacted a bill creating a legal basis for class actions against data controllers and processors resulting from data protection violations. The bill establishes a general class action regime and…
  • Nov 29

    UK Information Commissioner Confirms Forthcoming Regulatory Guidance on GDPR

    UK Information Commissioner Confirms Forthcoming Regulatory Guidance on GDPR
    On November 21, 2016, against the backdrop of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and Brexit, UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham delivered a keynote speech reiterating the government’s position that the GDPR will be…
  • Nov 28

    Merkel Calls for Balanced Approach to Data Protection Regulation

    Merkel Calls for Balanced Approach to Data Protection Regulation
    Recently, German chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at Germany’s 10th National IT Summit, and called for EU Member States to take a pragmatic approach to the application of EU data protection laws.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 129

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Jan 31

    Are Your Tires Registered for Recalls? They Might Not Be

    Are Your Tires Registered for Recalls? They Might Not Be
    Our tires are literally where the rubber meets the road. While it is critical to have a vehicle’s engine and transmission operational, good tires are also essential in order for a car to get from Point A to Point B. Unfortunately, many…
  • Jan 28

    Did You Experience a Slip and Fall Injury in a Store’s Restroom?

    Did You Experience a Slip and Fall Injury in a Store’s Restroom?
    In the event you have to use the restroom when you are out in public, the restroom’s cleanliness might be of concern; however, it probably never crosses your mind that it could be a dangerous place. Unfortunately, restrooms at…
  • Jan 23

    When Theft Occurs Inside the Walls of Florida Nursing Home Facilitie

    When Theft Occurs Inside the Walls of Florida Nursing Home Facilitie
    Nursing home residents used to be given a great level of attention and care, but sadly it has gotten worse over the years due to overcrowded nursing homes and the lack of staff. With the flood of more senior citizens in need of constant…
Rank this Week: 125

Total Injury Blog

Total Injury Blog

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

http://www.totalinjury.com/blog
  • Feb 6

    U.S. Regulators Recall 2.1M Vehicles with Defective Air Bag

    U.S. Regulators Recall 2.1M Vehicles with Defective Air Bag
    U.S. regulators are recalling over 2.1 million vehicles—just the latest in a string of air bag recalls. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the recall on Saturday, which includes automobiles made by Fiat…
  • Jan 20

    Settlement Reached in Petco Rat Bite Lawsuit

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

    Rick Springfield Faces Injury Lawsuit Retrial

    Rick Springfield Faces Injury Lawsuit Retrial
    A retrial has begun for the injury lawsuit filed by a woman against Rick Springfield, regarding an injury that occurred during a 2004 concert at the New York State Fair. Vicki Calcagno, 45, said Springfield struck her in the head with his…
Rank this Week: 126

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Covers law foundations of Canadian Law. From McGill University's Neil Wehneman and Erin Morgan.

http://www.lifeofalawstudent.com
  • Jul 11

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou
    I started writing this article the other day for an attorney law blog and realized how silly it sounded. I put in all of the work and then realized that probably everyone knows that sipping on that Red Bull and Vodka isn’t any good…
  • Dec 4

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?
    A court appointed ad litem (often referred to as guardian ad litem in Raleigh) refers to a court-appointed advocate for children involved in court proceedings.  These guardian ad litem volunteers represent the best interests of the child…
  • Nov 26

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill
    You’ve probably seen the shocking videos of de-beaked chickens shoved thirty to a cage at a factory farm, or rats running rampant at a food processing plant. Such things are upsetting to see- but as a member of the public, you…
Rank this Week: 123

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: 124

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 127

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 30

    Judge Ungaro hears sentencing arguments in Matthew Greer's case

    Judge Ungaro hears sentencing arguments in Matthew Greer's case
    It's Michael Sherwin and Michael Berger for the government.  And for Greer, it's Roy Black, Hy Shapiro, and Jackie Perczek.  Really great lawyering all around.  Jay Weaver from the Herald is covering the sentencing:The…
  • Nov 29

    Argument transcript in Beckles...

    Argument transcript in Beckles...
    ...is here.And the Supreme Court decided a double jeopardy case this morning, Bravo-Fernandez:The issue-preclusion component of the Double Jeopardy Clause does not bar the Government from retrying defendants, like petitioners, after a jury…
  • Nov 28

    Welcome back

    Welcome back
    The Supreme Court is back in full swing, and AFPD Janice Bergman has a big argument this morning in Beckles v. United States.  From SCOTUSblog:Issue: (1) Whether Johnson v. United States applies retroactively to collateral cases…
Rank this Week: 130

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Nov 28

    Requisite Variety: More than Just a Good Idea

    Requisite Variety: More than Just a Good Idea
     Scott Greenfield has a visceral reaction to mindfulness for lawyers: being ‘in the moment’ is for idiots. I find Scott’s reaction more than a bit bizarre: While there are apparently charlatans selling a feel-good…
  • Nov 21

    Is Your Mind Set?

    Is Your Mind Set?
    Karl went to the store to buy a set of tools to fix his car. Only when he got home did he discover that all of the wrenches were SAE instead of metric. Discouraged, he walked back toward the store. On … Continue reading →
  • Nov 10

    Prophecy

    Prophecy
    Donald Trump will keep his campaign promises just like he keeps promises in business: only as and when it continues to suit his interests. The wall will not be built unless Trump invests in the Mexican ladder industry, in which ……
Rank this Week: 131

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    New Statistics From CHRO Show Continued Rise in Discrimination Complaint

    New Statistics From CHRO Show Continued Rise in Discrimination Complaint
    At this week’s CHRO information session, I was able to review the new statistics released by the CHRO this fall regarding case filings and dismissals. They’ve now been posted live on the CHRO’s website here. It’s…
  • Nov 30

    CHRO Acknowledges Faults with Case Assessment Review Process But A Fix May Be Hard

    CHRO Acknowledges Faults with Case Assessment Review Process But A Fix May Be Hard
    Yesterday, I had the opportunity to sit on a panel discussion sponsored by the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. Charles Krich, a Principal Attorney, also spoke and it was moderated by Deputy Director Cheryl Sharp. The purpose of…
  • Nov 29

    CHRO Informational Session for Attorneys Being Held Today

    CHRO Informational Session for Attorneys Being Held Today
    If you don’t have plans this afternoon, I recommend joining me over at a panel discussion at the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities headquarters in downtown Hartford. There, the CHRO will be holding an…
Rank this Week: 132

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

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

    S.C. Nurses Can Unionize

    S.C. Nurses Can Unionize
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled in Palmetto v NLRB that registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) at a nursing home in South Carolina were not supervisors and could therefore lawfully…
  • Nov 30

    Targeting PruittHealth

    Targeting PruittHealth
    The Georgia Supreme Court ruled that a personal injury law firm, McHugh Fuller Law Group of Hattiesburg, Miss., can target a specific defendant in advertising for new clients.  The unanimous opinion reversed the permanent injunction…
  • Nov 29

    Dementia Rate Decline

    Dementia Rate Decline
    Fox News had an article about the declining rate of people suffering from dementia.  A new study released shows the rate of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in adults aged 65 and up dropped to about 9 percent in 2012 from…
Rank this Week: 134

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 133

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Nov 30

    Court Construes Claims Without Deciding Level of Ordinary Skill Because it is Irrelevant to Current Issue

    Court Construes Claims Without Deciding Level of Ordinary Skill Because it is Irrelevant to Current Issue
    Kolcraft Enters., Inc. v. Chicco USA, Inc., No. 09 C 3339, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 2, 2016) (Chang, J.). Judge Chang construed the claims in this patent case involving play gyms and play yards for babies. Of particular note, the Court held…
  • Nov 28

    Motion to Strike LR 56.1 Statement of Facts Denied as Moot

    Motion to Strike LR 56.1 Statement of Facts Denied as Moot
    Narkiewicz-Laine v. Doyle, No. 11 C 1826, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 15, 2016) (Kapala, J.). Judge Kapala adopted the magistrate judge’s report and recommendation striking as moot defendants’ motion to strike plaintiff’s Local…
  • Nov 21

    Corporate Entity Must be Represented by Counsel in Federal Court

    Corporate Entity Must be Represented by Counsel in Federal Court
    Paradine, LLC v. Felfel Corp. d/b/a Filfel Mediterranean Fast Food Restaurant, No. 16 C 7586, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 31, 2016) (Shadur, Sen. J.). Judge Shadur advised defendant Felfel to respond to plaintiff Paradine’s Lanham Act…
Rank this Week: 135