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On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 27

    Md. credit union awards $1,500 scholarships to 15 student

    Md. credit union awards $1,500 scholarships to 15 student
    Hunt Valley-based Point Breeze Credit Union awarded scholarships to 15 high school seniors in its 11th annual scholarship program. A committee of Point Breeze executives and board members selected the following winners to receive…
  • Jul 27

    AAA Mid-Atlantic to open third Baltimore County center

    AAA Mid-Atlantic to open third Baltimore County center
    Coinciding with AAA Mid-Atlantic’s free Summer Car Care event, the auto club will open the AAA Timonium Car Care Insurance Travel Center at 2223 York Road on Saturday. It joins the auto club’s 10 other Maryland locations…
  • Jul 27

    Kamenetz improves Baltimore County contract procurement proce

    Kamenetz improves Baltimore County contract procurement proce
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced a streamlining of the county’s procurement processes that will increase competitive bids and help smaller firm, especially minority and women-owned businesses, to have the opportunity…
Rank this Week: 92

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 98

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jul 26

    Juez desconoce acuerdo de 15 millones de libras esterlinas celebrado en un pub

    Juez desconoce acuerdo de 15 millones de libras esterlinas celebrado en un pub
    Un juez del Tribunal Superior de Londres concedió la razón a un millonario, propietario entre otras cosas del club de fútbol Newcastle, que fue demandado por un banquero por un supuesto acuerdo al que llegaron entre copa…
  • Jul 26

    Odebrecht también pagó sobornos en Colombia

    Odebrecht también pagó sobornos en Colombia
    El fiscal general de Colombia, Néstor Humberto Martínez Neira, informó en rueda de prensa que la constructora brasileña Odebrecht pagó a través de sus filiales sobornos por 27.7 millones de…
  • Jul 26

    Columbia llega a acuerdo con estudiante absuelto de acusación de violación

    Columbia llega a acuerdo con estudiante absuelto de acusación de violación
    Esta semana, la Universidad de Columbia anunció que han llegado a un acuerdo con Paul Nungesser, un ex estudiante, que presentó una demanda por difamación en contra de la universidad por haber apoyado el proyecto de arte…
Rank this Week: 94

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 99

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Stealing Is Stealing, Even in the Name of Art

    Stealing Is Stealing, Even in the Name of Art
    [Cross-posted from The Faculty Lounge] It is almost impossible to imagine, but an Israeli art student made six trips to Auschwitz for the purpose of stealing artifacts, which she then fashioned into an exhibit at one of Israel's leading…
  • Jul 12

    The Ethics of Peer Review

    The Ethics of Peer Review
    [cross-posted from The Faculty Lounge] The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) was established in the UK by academic journal editors, and it now has members around the world. Among other activities, COPE publishes an extensive set of…
  • Jul 3

    Questions about Prof. Michael Sharpe's "St Cross Special Ethics Seminar" at Oxford University

    Questions about Prof. Michael Sharpe's "St Cross Special Ethics Seminar" at Oxford University
    I have a guest post today at the Virology Blog about Dr. Michael Sharpe's recent presentation on ethics, ME/CFS, and "the future of science," which I have copied in full below: On 1 June 2017, Professor Michael Sharpe presented the...
Rank this Week: 93

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/
Rank this Week: 97

the complex litigator

the complex litigator

Covers complex litigation and class actions. By H. Scott Leviant.

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
  • Jun 19

    DOJ switches teams in NLRB v. Murphy Oil

    DOJ switches teams in NLRB v. Murphy Oil
    The DOJ announced on Friday, June 16, 2017, that it was reversing its position on the validity of class action waivers in arbitration agreements and would file an amicus brief in support of the employer's position in NLRB v. Murphy Oil.…
  • Mar 22

    Briefs on the merits are available in Troester v. Starbuck

    Briefs on the merits are available in Troester v. Starbuck
    Briefing on the merits is complete in Troester v. Starbucks Corporation (S234969).  The California Supreme Court granted the Ninth Circuit's request to decide an issue of California law.  The issue, taken from the California…
  • Mar 17

    A rest break says what? Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture LLC holds that commission-only pay employees must be paid separately for rest periods.

    A rest break says what? Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture LLC holds that commission-only pay employees must be paid separately for rest periods.
    California is the wage and hour gift that keeps on giving.  And if you thought every wage and hour question must have been answered by now....well....the naivete is charming.  A few weeks ago, in Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture LLC…
Rank this Week: 95

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 96

Law and Letters

Law and Letters

http://lawandletters.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    Destroying Public Education in California

    Destroying Public Education in California
    So let's say you're in charge of one of the most successful university systems in the country. Your state is in a budget crisis, held hostage by a small but strategically vocal minority that are so against taxation (while their "free market"…
  • Jun 23

    Finally back!

    Finally back!
    I went to visit my parents for a week to attend my nephew's high school graduation and to be exploited for free child care. For some reason, the entire week I could not access Blogger. I could access blogspot blogs, but not the "create a…
  • Jun 15

    Things that make you feel old.

    Things that make you feel old.
    My nephew is graduating from high school on Wednesday.
Rank this Week: 91

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 100

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 27

    Ontario AODA Compliance and Enforcement 2016 Report

    Ontario AODA Compliance and Enforcement 2016 Report
    On June 21, 2017, the Ontario Accessibility Directorate tabled the accessibility compliance and enforcement report for 2016. The report outlines the Directorate’s activities in 2016 to oversee compliance with the Accessibility for…
  • Jul 27

    Can You Trust Your Expert Witnesses With Confidential Data?

    Can You Trust Your Expert Witnesses With Confidential Data?
    Not always. There was a recent case in which confidential data was not, to put it mildly, well handled. The corporate defendant, a mortgage servicer, was accused of violating a consumer’s privacy rights based on the manner in which it…
  • Jul 26

    Transport Canada Publishes Draft Drone Rules – Still Not Hobbyist Friendly

    Transport Canada Publishes Draft Drone Rules – Still Not Hobbyist Friendly
    In March I wrote about Transport Canada’s overly restrictive drone rules. A few weeks ago they lightened those rules a bit. Transport Canada just released draft permanent rules for comment. They propose a complex set of rules that vary…
Rank this Week: 112

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jul 26

    Open Consultation on UN GGE Recommendations on Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace

    Open Consultation on UN GGE Recommendations on Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Leiden University’s The Hague Program for Cyber Norms is inviting an open consultation on how to best implement the UN Group of Governmental Experts’ (UN GGE) recommendations on responsible…
  • Jul 26

    Political Pressure Succeeds! (Update on My Student)

    Political Pressure Succeeds! (Update on My Student)
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller I have happy news to report: after a groundswell of support, my student Tamara Tamimi has been granted a visa to attend her SOAS graduation. Apparently her Facebook post garnered more than 700…
  • Jul 22

    The UK Is Preventing My Student from Attending Her Graduation

    The UK Is Preventing My Student from Attending Her Graduation
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller I opened Facebook just now to find the following post from my brilliant student at SOAS, Tamara Tamimi, whose MA dissertation — written under my supervision — received the law school’s…
Rank this Week: 107

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 114

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    THE FALL

    THE FALL
    DOM's blog has coverage of the  untimely and tragic death of Miami Appellate Lawyer Richard Strafer.We didn't know Mr. Strafer, so comments and memories should be directed to DOM's blog. Mr. Strafer's death- apparently from a virus…
  • Jul 23

    YOU'RE GO ON THAT 1202 ALARM

    YOU'RE GO ON THAT 1202 ALARM
    If you're a space nerd, like we are, than you are very familiar with the 1201 and 1202 alarms that Commander Neil Armstrong and Lunar Pilot Dr. Buzz Aldrin encountered about 5200 feet above the Lunar surface on July 20, 1969. Apollo is…
  • Jul 20

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!
    Orenthal James Simpson was granted parole today in his nine to thirty-three year prison sentence for the contretemps in a Las Vegas hotel wherein he participated in a poorly conceived and poorly executed plan to "rob" the individuals who had…
Rank this Week: 110

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jul 24

    That great, free First Amendment thing

    That great, free First Amendment thing
    I was recently, and very briefly, the toast of whatever for my efforts in making the world safe for nasty trademark registrations under the banner of the First Amendment. But...
  • Jul 14

    Women, IP law and the panel-gender quota count

    Women, IP law and the panel-gender quota count
    It started with a bit of typical Internet snark between lawyer-mindfulness guru Jeena Cho and your snarky blogger: Go figure:  It ended up being a very interesting discussion, if not...
  • Jul 7

    No respect

    No respect
    Originally posted 2010-09-13 10:50:43. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMore aggressive branding gone bad:  A Singapore cosmetics company has withdrawn a line of makeup based on complaints concerning its whimsical connections...
Rank this Week: 101

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jul 24

    In Jackson v. CitiMortgage, Inc., No.…

    In Jackson v. CitiMortgage, Inc., No. W2016-00701-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 31, 2017), the Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment on an intentional misrepresentation (or fraud) claim where the plaintiffs could not establish…
  • Jul 21

    Statute of Limitations Bars Mother’s Claim Against Health Care Provider

    Statute of Limitations Bars Mother’s Claim Against Health Care Provider
    Woodruff v. Walker, No. W2016-01895-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 26, 2017) is anHCLA case that addressed the timeliness of plaintiffs’ claims. Plaintiffs, a mother and child, filed suit alleging that “both plaintiffs suffered…
  • Jul 18

    $3 Million Dollar Verdict Vacated Due to Defective Verdict Form

    $3 Million Dollar Verdict Vacated Due to Defective Verdict Form
    In Stockton v. Ford Motor Co., No. W2016-01175-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 12, 2017), the  Court of Appeals vacated a jury verdict in a Tennessee products liability case due to a defective jury verdict form. Plaintiff was the wife of…
Rank this Week: 103

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
  • Jul 23

    Two recent cases discuss the appropriate standard of proof, progressive discipline and just cause

    Two recent cases discuss the appropriate standard of proof, progressive discipline and just cause
    Two recent cases, reported by Minnesota's Bureau of Mediation Services, address the question of the appropriate standard of proof in a discharge case.In Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc., grievant had been dismissed from his position as a…
  • Jul 16

    Choke holds, use of force, public policy and arbitration

    Choke holds, use of force, public policy and arbitration
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has rejected an effort by the City of Boston to set aside an arbitrator's award reinstating a police officer who had been dismissed for allegedly using excessive force and then lying about it during an…
  • Jul 9

    Confirming arbitration awards - mootness, compliance, contempt

    Confirming arbitration awards - mootness, compliance, contempt
    The Seventh Circuit has rejected an appeal by Hyatt Corp. from an order confirming two arbitration awards. The awards found that Hyatt supervisors had improperly performed bargaining unit work and ordered Hyatt to cease and desist from such…
Rank this Week: 102

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Symptoms of Mesothelioma

    Symptoms of Mesothelioma
    Mesothelioma is a deadly, highly-aggressive form of cancer that is commonly caused by exposure to a substance called asbestos. Asbestos was used in building and construction for decades, before it became apparent that the toxic substance was…
  • Jul 19

    Negligence at Daycare Facilitie

    Negligence at Daycare Facilitie
    Choosing the right daycare facility is one of the most important decisions we make when our kids are young. Although we all want our kids to have the best possible start at life, there is more to consider than whether the facility serves…
  • Jul 19

    Chipotle Customers Suffer From Norovirus Again

    Chipotle Customers Suffer From Norovirus Again
    The past few years haven’t been good for Chipotle. The “healthy” burrito chain made headlines in 2015 following an E.coli outbreak in several of its restaurants. After extensive marketing efforts – and the passing of…
Rank this Week: 105

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jul 20

    How PTO Submissions Can Waive Privilege to Future Communications – Even for Trial Counsel and Subsequent Patent Owner

    How PTO Submissions Can Waive Privilege to Future Communications – Even for Trial Counsel and Subsequent Patent Owner
    In re OptiumInsight (Federal Circuit 2017) The Federal Circuit has denied OptumInsight’s petition for writ of mandamus on privilege waiver. In the underlying litigation, OptumInsight has sued Cave Consulting for…
  • Jul 19

    Please Define What you Mean by Ordinary Meaning

    Please Define What you Mean by Ordinary Meaning
    by Dennis Crouch In NobelBiz v. Global Connect, a jury sided with the patentee-finding that global connect infringed the caller ID modifying patents.[1] On appeal however the Federal Circuit has reversed on claim construction – in a…
  • Jul 18

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain
    Steve Brachmann: Report Shows Drug Patents Fare Better In IPR Proceedings At PTAB Jo Dale Carothers: Offensive Trademarks Are Protected Free Speech Under The First Amendment Andrew Chung: Supreme Court And Top Patent Court Rarely See Eye To…
Rank this Week: 106

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
Rank this Week: 111

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 108

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

Covers Florida's PIP/No-Fault laws. By Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg & Zlotnick, P.A.

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Jun 23

    Mobile Ultrasound Owner Pleads Guilty in $29 Million Fraud

    Mobile Ultrasound Owner Pleads Guilty in $29 Million Fraud
    The owner of a mobile diagnostic ultrasound company pleaded guilty on June 21 to a nearly $29 million insurance fraud scheme. Michelle Kobran, 68, admitted to falsifying medical bills and giving kickbacks to doctors at her chiropractic and…
  • Jun 15

    Former Fugitive Sentenced to 37 Months for Healthcare Fraud

    Former Fugitive Sentenced to 37 Months for Healthcare Fraud
    A Cuban national was sentenced to more than three years in prison after pleading guilty to a $2.6 million healthcare fraud against Medicare, according to the Department of Justice. Ubert Guillermo Rodriguez, 47, pleaded guilty to conspiracy…
  • Jun 13

    Mississippi, Florida Residents Part of Pharmaceutical Scheme

    Mississippi, Florida Residents Part of Pharmaceutical Scheme
    The U.S. government confiscated $11 million worth of properties involved in a healthcare fraud scheme centered in Mississippi that also involved residents of Florida, Alabama and Utah, according to a report in the Clarion-Ledger of Jackson,…
Rank this Week: 113

Law Department Management Blog

Law Department Management Blog

Covers managing in-house counsel groups. By Rees Morrison.

http://www.lawdepartmentmanagementblog.com/
Rank this Week: 109

WUSL Admissions Blogs

WUSL Admissions Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.law.widener.edu/admissionsmain
  • Feb 12

    Are you thinking about going to law school?

    Are you thinking about going to law school?
    If you are thinking about going to law school and entering the legal profession, then I invite you to follow me on our Admissions Blogs.  Not too long ago, I was sitting in your seat.  I remember anxiously awaiting my LSAT score,…
  • Dec 5

    Law School Application Process – The Basic

    Law School Application Process – The Basic
    Travel season is over and I am back in the office! One request that pops up time and time again when I interact with prospective law students is to describe the overall application process to law school. Here are the basics: First and…
  • Sep 9

    Am I Ready? – Thoughts from 1L Darryl Green

    Am I Ready? – Thoughts from 1L Darryl Green
    The start of law school can be daunting. 1L Darryl Green weighs in on preparing for the great undertaking:   As the days get crossed off my calendar, I find myself getting closer and closer to my law school’s orientation week.…
Rank this Week: 104

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday July 27, 2017.Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.Parties in Ontario civil cases are required to make full disclosure of all paper and digital documents that are relevant to the…
  • Jul 26

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday July 26, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at…
  • Jul 25

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday July 25, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.“My ex-employer just gave me a severance proposal, but I was only given 3 days to respond. Is that legal?”The law does…
Rank this Week: 122

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jul 26

    Importer finally recalls papayas linked to deadly outbreak

    Importer finally recalls papayas linked to deadly outbreak
    A week after Maryland officials issued a public warning linking Caribeña  brand maradol papayas to a Salmonella outbreak, produce distributor Grande Produce LLC finally went public with a recall of the implicated fruit. In the…
  • Jul 26

    EU to set acrylamide benchmarks in 2018: Don’t burn the toast

    EU to set acrylamide benchmarks in 2018: Don’t burn the toast
    The European Union and the United States are taking different approaches to a fairly recently discovered chemical that’s been in food as long as men and women have been cooking with fire. By 2018, Europe will likely be enforcing…
  • Jul 26

    Supermarket fish tank sends man to hospital with vibriosi

    Supermarket fish tank sends man to hospital with vibriosi
    For the second time in less than a year a fish tank in a grocery store is believed to be the source of infection in Seattle, this time requiring a man to be hospitalized. On Tuesday Seattle-King County Public Health reported that a…
Rank this Week: 123

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    ICBC’s Inconsistent Pleadings Following a Collision “Reprehensible”

    ICBC’s Inconsistent Pleadings Following a Collision “Reprehensible”
    Reasons for judgement were published this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vernon Registry, finding that ICBC taking inconsistent positions in lawsuits for fault after a collision is ‘reprehensible’ and awarded special costs as a…
  • Jul 21

    “It is Unusual For a Trial Judge to Award Costs to an Unsuccessful Plaintiff”

    “It is Unusual For a Trial Judge to Award Costs to an Unsuccessful Plaintiff”
    Interesting reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Court of Appeal upholding a trial judges award of costs in favour of a plaintiff who had their lawsuit dismissed. In today’s case (Tisalona v. Easton) the Plaintiff sued…
  • Jul 16

    Court Prohibits Surveillance During Defence Medical Exam

    Court Prohibits Surveillance During Defence Medical Exam
    Useful reasons for judgement were published this week by the BC Supreme Court, Nanaimo Registry, finding it is appropriate to prohibit a Defendant from conducting video surveillance of a plaintiff who is compelled to attend a Defence medical…
Rank this Week: 125

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    “Not So Fast,” Mr. THRILLED Daniel Snyder

    “Not So Fast,” Mr. THRILLED Daniel Snyder
    Lee Corso (former coach and ESPN football analyst) frequently utters this famous sports media catchphrase on ESPN’s “College GameDay” program: “Not so fast, my friend!” The first three words of that phrase come…
  • Jul 25

    It’s as Suggestive as a Butter Knife for Steak

    It’s as Suggestive as a Butter Knife for Steak
    We’ve written quite a bit over the years about the Spectrum of Distinctiveness for trademarks, and the all-important difference between suggestive marks and merely descriptive ones, with only the former being allowed immediate…
  • Jul 24

    Hello, My Name Is Dave

    Hello, My Name Is Dave
    -Mark Prus, Principal, NameFlash Name Development Mark Cuban held a variety of jobs in his youth including selling garbage bags door-to-door and being a bartender, a disco dancing instructor, and a party promoter. But one thing that…
Rank this Week: 119

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jul 26

    WSJ Journal Reports on Decline in Tort Lawsuit

    WSJ Journal Reports on Decline in Tort Lawsuit
    Tuesday’s WSJ article by Joe Palazzalo about the decline in tort lawsuits is a must read for litigators. Here are just some of the facts and factors listed in the article: tort filings declined from 16% of civil state court filings in…
  • Jul 25

    What You Can Find in My Tweet

    What You Can Find in My Tweet
    After the panel discussion on social media at the Bar Convention and talking to people about Twitter, I am going to experiment with using Twitter in connection with this blog. Here is my Twitter feed. I will still blog a couple of times a…
  • Jul 24

    July Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    July Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the July 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $327,000 plaintiff verdict (minus 73% comparative fault = $88,290)- Gulfport federal court trip-and-fall (6/8/17); $123,727 bench verdict (Judge Weathers)- Forest…
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Jul 25

    CALL FOR PAPERS: New and Emerging Voices in Workplace Law Session at 2018 AALS Annual Meeting

    CALL FOR PAPERS: New and Emerging Voices in Workplace Law Session at 2018 AALS Annual Meeting
    The AALS Section on Employment Discrimination Law and AALS Section on Labor Relations and Employment Law is inviting submissions for a joint program, New and Emerging Voices in Workplace Law, at the AALS 2018 Annual Meeting in San Diego,…
  • Jul 19

    NPR: Huge Convictions in Thai Human Trafficking Trial

    NPR: Huge Convictions in Thai Human Trafficking Trial
    NPR reports: A Thai army general and local politicians are among the dozens of people found guilty at a Bangkok court Wednesday in one of Thailand's largest human trafficking trials. Thailand has faced international criticism for years over…
  • Jul 19

    New Edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach

    New Edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach
    Congratulations to Paul Secunda, Jeff Hirsch, and Mike Duff on the publication of the second edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach (2d ed. 2017). Here's the publisher's description: The problem-based approach of Labor Law: A…
Rank this Week: 128

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

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

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 17

    Prudential Revocation of Nonimmigrant Visas for DUI Arrest

    Prudential Revocation of Nonimmigrant Visas for DUI Arrest
    On November 5, 2015 the U.S. Department of State (DOS) implemented a policy which required consular officers to revoke the nonimmigrant visas of foreign nationals convicted of, or merely arrested for, driving under the influence, driving…
  • Jul 10

    Third-Party Custodians and Adoption in Virginia

    Third-Party Custodians and Adoption in Virginia
    In Virginia, a grandparent, relative, or other interested party may seek and receive a court order granting them legal and physical custody of a child in their care. Such an order would give the custodian a feeling of security that the…
  • Jul 5

    Impact of Leaving Children Home Alone on Your Custody Case

    Impact of Leaving Children Home Alone on Your Custody Case
    It is very common these days for both parents to work outside of the home, whether on a part-time or full-time basis. For many parents, this requires a juggling of responsibilities and it also requires making sure that children are supervised…
Rank this Week: 126

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 13

    Invokana Injury Lawsuit

    Invokana Injury Lawsuit
    Invokana Injury Lawsuit. Martha Williams, from Tennessee, recently filed an Invokana product liability and personal injury lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and it’s parent company, Johnson & Johnson. According to…
  • Jun 24

    California Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip failure

    California Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip failure
    California Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip failure. Gary Lunsford from Riverbank, California filed a personal injury and product liability lawsuit against Smith & Nephew. Smith & Nephew Birmingham hip failure linked to design defect…
  • Jun 23

    Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit. Scott Martin from Alabama alleges that the side effects of the blockbuster diabetic drug Invokana caused the wrongful death of his wife. According to Martin, his wife suffered severe diabetic ketoacidosis…
Rank this Week: 121

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Covers mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and more.

http://www.simmonsfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 11

    What to Do if You’re a Carpenter Exposed to Asbesto

    What to Do if You’re a Carpenter Exposed to Asbesto
    What Carpenters Can Do About This On-the-Job Hazard Many people choose an occupation because it’s an area they’re passionate about, it’s a family business, or they have a special talent for the… Read More The post…
  • Jul 3

    When It Comes to NY Clergy Abuse, Is Legal Representation Better Than the Church’s IRCP?

    When It Comes to NY Clergy Abuse, Is Legal Representation Better Than the Church’s IRCP?
    After enrolling 145 survivors in its first few months of operation, the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program (IRCP) has entered Phase 2. The program, founded by Archbishop of New York Timothy Cardinal… Read More The post…
  • Jun 30

    Regulatory Accountability Act Puts Workplace Protections, Asbestos Ban, At Risk

    Regulatory Accountability Act Puts Workplace Protections, Asbestos Ban, At Risk
    The Regulatory Accountability Act, or RAA for short, aims to modify the way that federal agencies enact new rules. This proposed bill places increased emphasis on how such regulations would affect the… Read More The post Regulatory…
Rank this Week: 117

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • May 29

    WordPress Plugin For Avvo Star Rating And Review

    WordPress Plugin For Avvo Star Rating And Review
    Lawyers, here are two easy-to-use plugins for WordPress that publish your star rating and reviews from Avvo.com directly to your website. WiserBrand team activated it on my website FREE of charge. Please take a look! Avvo Reviews Avvo…
  • May 10

    Jail For Laughing Protester Is An Outrage

    Jail For Laughing Protester Is An Outrage
    Marc Randazza’s most recent CNN column analyzes the recent conviction of Code Pink Protestor Desiree Fairooz after the media suggested she had been arrested merely for, “laughing at Jeff Sessions” during a Congressional…
  • Apr 27

    Marc Randazza’s most recent CNN column analyzes U.C. Berkley’s decision to silence Ann Coulter

    Marc Randazza’s most recent CNN column analyzes U.C. Berkley’s decision to silence Ann Coulter
    See Dear Berekely: Even Ann Coulter deserves free speech. There has been a wave of violent outbursts against conservative speakers during the 2016 election season, including violent protestors at Berkeley driving Milo Yiannopolous off campus…
Rank this Week: 129

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers boating safety and laws. By Dwayne Clark and Kristen Watson.

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 116

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

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

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Feb 23

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied
    Issues that are beyond the "ken" of ordinary jurors require expert testimony says the First Department in Wadsworth Condos, LLC v Dollinger Gonski & Grossman 2014 NY Slip Op 00930 [114 AD3d 487] February 13, 2014 Appellate Division, First…
  • Feb 20

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"
    Judiciary Law 487, the attorney-deceit statute, part of the common law, is reserved by the Appellate Division for really really bad conduct.  It is not "lightly given."  While proof does not require "clear and convincing" evidence,…
  • Feb 19

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule
    As we discussed yesterday, courts are eager to dismiss legal malpractice cases, early in the case or late, on the question of whether Client can show that "but for" the attorney's negligence there would have been a better economic outcome for…
Rank this Week: 124

The Blawgraphy

The Blawgraphy

By Luke Gilman at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://www.lukegilman.com/blawg
Rank this Week: 127

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 130

Julie's Wills & Estate Planning…

Julie's Wills & Estate Planning Blog

Covers estate planning and probate. By Julie Garber.

http://wills.about.com/
  • May 31

    Julie's Wills & Estate Planning Blog Becomes Common Sense Estate Planning Blog

    Julie's Wills & Estate Planning Blog Becomes Common Sense Estate Planning Blog
    Listen up Wills & Estate Planning Blog readers - my blog has moved to a new location with a new name: Common Sense Estate Planning Blog. My About.com blogs aren't going away, they're just being transitioned into articles that will still…
  • May 27

    Why Does it Take So Long to Receive Your Inheritance?

    Why Does it Take So Long to Receive Your Inheritance?
    For certain beneficiaries of an estate or trust (you know who you are), the first question they want answered is when they can expect to receive their inheritance - cash is preferred, but a check will do just fine, thank you. What these…
  • May 21

    Does Your Child Need a Discretionary Lifetime Trust?

    Does Your Child Need a Discretionary Lifetime Trust?
    One of my roles as a former estate planning attorney and current trust officer for a private bank is to insure that my clients' estate plans meet their ever-changing estate planning goals. One question that private bank clients bring up on a…
Rank this Week: 120

Northern California Accident…

Northern California Accident Attorney Blog

Published By Estey & Bomberger, LLP

http://www.northerncaliforniaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 8

    One Motorcyclist Killed, One Injured in Head-on Collision in Siskiyou County

    One Motorcyclist Killed, One Injured in Head-on Collision in Siskiyou County
    YREKA - A head-on collision that left a Fort Jones resident and an Etna man seriously injured is being blamed on distracted driving, the Siskiyou Daily has reported. The accident happened on Saturday, October 6, 2012, at approximately 2:55…
  • Oct 4

    Teen Cyclist Struck by Car in San Leandro Intersection

    Teen Cyclist Struck by Car in San Leandro Intersection
    SAN LEANDRO - A teenage bicyclist was hurt Wednesday morning when he was hit by a car, Mercury News reported. The accident occurred at the intersection of Liberty Street and 163rd Avenue. According to the news report, the cyclist, a…
  • Sep 27

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Back Injurie

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Back Injurie
    Q. I thought one of the benefits of wearing a Skechers Shape-ups was back pain relief? A. One of the many benefits of Shape-ups touted by Skechers was back pain relief, however, a number of consumers have experienced the opposite - the…
Rank this Week: 131

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • Jul 25

    Dog Days.

    Dog Days.
    The Summer Heat. It's mostly not climate change wrought by the relatively recent industrial revolution. It's been going on a while. In fact, the six week period between July 1 and August 15 was named by the both the...
  • Jul 23

    Pat Moynihan: The Irish.

    Pat Moynihan: The Irish.
    There's no point in being Irish if you don't know that the world is going to break your heart eventually. I guess that we thought we had a little more time. --Daniel Patrick Moynihan, then-Assistant Secretary for Labor, a...
Rank this Week: 138

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Halliburton Paying $29.2 Million to Settle FCPA Violation

    Halliburton Paying $29.2 Million to Settle FCPA Violation
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Halliburton Company with violating the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) while selecting and making payments to a…
  • Jul 26

    Jessica Magee Named Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in Fort Worth Office

    Jessica Magee Named Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in Fort Worth Office
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Jessica B. Magee has been named the Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in the SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office.  Ms. Magee succeeds David L. Peavler, who left the…
  • Jul 25

    SEC Issues Investigative Report Concluding DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset, Were Securitie

    SEC Issues Investigative Report Concluding DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset, Were Securitie
    The Securities and Exchange Commission issued an investigative report today cautioning market participants that offers and sales of digital assets by "virtual" organizations are subject to the requirements of the federal securities…
Rank this Week: 158

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    Bird from Bristol to KCL

    Bird from Bristol to KCL
    Alexander Bird (metaphysics & epistemology of science and medicine), Professor of Philosophy at the University of Bristol, will take up the Peter Sowerby Chair in Philosophy and Medicine at King’s College London, effective January…
  • Jul 25

    "Philosophy Time": the serie

    "Philosophy Time": the serie
    Philosopher Eliot Michaelson (King's College, London, who took his PhD at UCLA) explains this new project with the actor James Franco: About mid-way through my time in grad school, my friend James Franco suggested that we do a project…
  • Jul 24

    On Cedric Robinson

    On Cedric Robinson
    This is interesting, from the always interesting Boston Review. It does involve some misunderstandings of Marx, however.
Rank this Week: 140

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 156