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Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
  • Nov 12

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Rank this Week: 89

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 81

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 90

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 84

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 99

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jan 16

    AALS as Trade Association vs. Learned Society, and Whether or How it Matter

    AALS as Trade Association vs. Learned Society, and Whether or How it Matter
    This is my last post, God willing, on the AALS annual meeting. In my first post, I argued, in a nutshell, that the AALS is the American legal academy's learned society; that this is a reason to welcome and defend it against its harsher…
  • Jan 16

    Sponsore Post: West Study Aid

    Sponsore Post: West Study Aid
    The following post is by Anna Lawless-Collins, Associate Director for Systems and Collection Services at Boston University Law School, and is sponsored by West Academic. The Fineman and Pappas Law Libraries at Boston University added the West…
  • Jan 13

    Procedure returns to SCOTUS docket

    Procedure returns to SCOTUS docket
    SCOTUS granted cert in sixteen new cases today. Several involve procedure/fed courts issues, including: • The scope of general personal jurisdiction over a U.S.-based company in a state. • In what court a fired federal employee can…
Rank this Week: 109

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 118

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jan 15

    Demandan por 250,000 euros al futbolista Boateng del Bayern Múnich

    Demandan por 250,000 euros al futbolista Boateng del Bayern Múnich
    La semana pasada, ante una corte de distrito de Múnich, Alemania, se empezó a ventilar el proceso iniciado en contra del futbolista alemán Jerome Boateng, del Bayern Múnich, por un administrador de bienes…
  • Jan 15

    Policía de Londres consigue apoyo de anunciantes contra la piratería

    Policía de Londres consigue apoyo de anunciantes contra la piratería
    La Unidad contra Crímenes de Propiedad Intelectual de la Policía de la Ciudad de Londres en el Reino Unido (PIPCU), anuncia que ha alcanzado acuerdos con los mayores anunciantes para que estos dejen de anunciarse en 1,232 sitios…
  • Jan 15

    Marruecos y la prohibición del burka

    Marruecos y la prohibición del burka
    El anuncio de la emisión de un decreto para prohibir la confección y uso del burka en Marruecos, ha desatado un debate entre quienes están a favor y quienes se oponen al uso de esta prenda de vestir musulmana que cubre…
Rank this Week: 101

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jan 15

    Supreme Court to Review BPCIA -- Amgen v. Sandoz Petitions for Writs of Certiorari Granted

    Supreme Court to Review BPCIA -- Amgen v. Sandoz Petitions for Writs of Certiorari Granted
    By Andrew Williams -- On Friday, the Supreme Court granted both petitions for writs of certiorari and consolidated the Sandoz v. Amgen (No. 15-1039) and Amgen v. Sandoz (No. 15-1195) appeals. Sandoz had petitioned the Court on February 16,…
  • Jan 15

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    January 18, 2017 - "Top Patent Law Stories of 2016" (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP) - 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT) January 19, 2017 - "Evidence of Prior Art at the PTAB: Rigorous Proof, Or Else" (Intellectual Property Owners…
  • Jan 15

    USPTO Patent Quality Chat Webinar Serie

    USPTO Patent Quality Chat Webinar Serie
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be offering the next webinar in its Patent Quality Chat webinar series from 12:00 to 1:00 pm (ET) on January 19, 2017. Sandie Spyrou, Supervisor, Office of Patent Quality Assurance, and Mary Beth…
Rank this Week: 115

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Jan 15

    Nouveaux Tarifs de l’Immigration Américaine

    Nouveaux Tarifs de l’Immigration Américaine
    Les Services de la Citoyenneté et de l’Immigration des Etats-Unis (USCIS) ajustent périodiquement ses tarifs. Le 24 octobre 2016, ils ont publié leurs nouveaux frais pour l’immigration américaine qui…
  • Jan 12

    10 Lois de Floride Adoptées ou Refusées en 2016

    10 Lois de Floride Adoptées ou Refusées en 2016
    Cette dernière année 2016, de nombreuses lois ont été soumises au Sénat et à la Chambre des Représentants de Floride. Cependant, seulement une fraction de ces lois proposées sont…
  • Jan 9

    2017 Rendez-vous de Planification d’Entreprise Disponible

    2017 Rendez-vous de Planification d’Entreprise Disponible
    Le Cabinet d’Avocats Boyer Law Firm est heureux d’annoncer qu’il prend maintenant des rendez-vous pour les sessions de planification d’entreprise pour 2017 ! Les rendez-vous de planification d’entreprise qui vous…
Rank this Week: 100

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 15

    CBS Sunday Morning on 15 January 2017, the Sunday before the inauguration

    CBS Sunday Morning on 15 January 2017, the Sunday before the inauguration
    The cover story was done by Martha Teichner, giving an analysis of the Obama presidency. Michelle Miller on Jackie Evancho, who will be singing at the inauguration. Lee Cowan on Viola Davis, who noted praise doesn't always last (or bring…
  • Jan 14

    Evaluating the value of patents; a lesson from baseball?

    Evaluating the value of patents; a lesson from baseball?
    From time to time, the use of forward patent citation numbers to evaluate the value ofa patent arises, and IPBiz points out the errors of this approach.In baseball, the value of players involved in a trade is frequently debated. 2017 marks…
  • Jan 12

    CAFC affirms SD Ind in Lilly v. Teva in pemetrexed case Teva loses;

    CAFC affirms SD Ind in Lilly v. Teva in pemetrexed case Teva loses;
    The overview of the action:Eli Lilly & Co. (“Eli Lilly”) is the owner of U.S. PatentNo. 7,772,209 (“’209 patent”). It filed this consolidatedHatch-Waxman suit against Teva Parenteral Medicines,Inc.; APP…
Rank this Week: 105

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jan 13

    The Clay Feet of Qualified Immunity Doctrine

    The Clay Feet of Qualified Immunity Doctrine
    I want to draw your attention to an important new paper by Will Baude on the flawed legal  foundations of qualified immunity doctrine. The paper lucidly explains that the Supreme Court’s explanations for why 42 U.S.C. Section…
  • Jan 10

    A Scholar is a Bu

    A Scholar is a Bu
    This is a phrase attributed to Alexander Bickel, the noted constitutional scholar.  What he meant was that scholars should do their research without concern about its partisan implications. The bus goes on its route no matter who might…
  • Jan 10

    FAN 137 (First Amendment News) Backpage.com removes adult content due to government censorship — vows to fight First Amendment battle

    FAN 137 (First Amendment News) Backpage.com removes adult content due to government censorship — vows to fight First Amendment battle
    Seattle. This from a press release from Backpage.com: As the direct result of unconstitutional government censorship, Backpage.com has removed its Adult content section from the highly popular classified website, effective immediately. For…
Rank this Week: 107

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    So Much for the Presumption of Innocence

    So Much for the Presumption of Innocence
    We pride ourselves in this country on our Constitution and the protections it gives us from the abuses of Big Government.  Perhaps most prominent of these rights is the "presumption of innocence", and the associated right not to have our…
  • Jan 13

    Medical Marijuana Patients Can Now Fight DUI Charges in Arizona

    Medical Marijuana Patients Can Now Fight DUI Charges in Arizona
    A recent decision by the Arizona Court of Appeals held that medical marijuana patients who have been arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana can fight the charges by arguing that they were not stoned enough to drive. In 2013…
  • Jan 5

    California Law Attempts to Prevent Marijuana Use While Driving

    California Law Attempts to Prevent Marijuana Use While Driving
    As many of you now know, California passed proposition 64 this past November making recreational marijuana use and possession legal. According to Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, and Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, proposition 64 contains a…
Rank this Week: 116

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

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

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jan 12

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud
    LBJ gave up his radio stations. Jimmy Carter gave up his peanut farm. Untangling Donald Trump from his web of companies and interests is a bit more complicated.   Yesterday, a team of lawyers at Morgan Lewis released a “white…
  • Jan 3

    Chantix And The End Of Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical

    Chantix And The End Of Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical
    Last month, the FDA allowed Pfizer to change the warning label for Chantix — a drug prescribed for smoking cessation — so that it no longer has to have a prominent “black box” warning for psychiatric effects. Instead,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 96

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jan 12

    Guest Post: Extension of the 14 day rule: potential implications for Irish embryo

    Guest Post: Extension of the 14 day rule: potential implications for Irish embryo
    Human Rights in Ireland is delighted to welcome this guest post from Ciara Staunton. Ciara is a lecturer in Law at Middlesex University London with research interests in the governance of medical research, particularly new and emerging…
  • Nov 24

    Notes on Judge Harding-Clark’s Report on the Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme.

    Notes on Judge Harding-Clark’s Report on the Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme.
    Judge Maureen Harding-Clark’s report on the much-criticised Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme was published two days ago. It is 275 pages long – 133 of commentary from the judge, 142 of extracts from medical literature and hospital…
  • Nov 3

    The Practical Implications of Miller v SSEEU for Brexit: Nine Reflection

    The Practical Implications of Miller v SSEEU for Brexit: Nine Reflection
    Like many others, I have been thinking about and discussing Miller (R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2016] EWHC 2768) with colleagues today. This is the decision from the High Court that the Government…
Rank this Week: 106

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Jan 11

    What age discrimination looks like in the workplace

    What age discrimination looks like in the workplace
    “We do not want to invest in someone who will retire so soon.” “Perhaps you would benefit from working with people your own age.” “We prefer to maintain our youthful culture.” “We prefer to hire more…
  • Jan 9

    Inducement of an Employee: Risks and Damage

    Inducement of an Employee: Risks and Damage
    Inducement: When pursuing an employee that works for another company, it is important to be mindful that this employee would be sacrificing a number of employment benefits by leaving their employer. This generally includes seniority,…
  • Dec 21

    Important Additions in a Severance Package

    Important Additions in a Severance Package
    The purpose of a severance package is to make a terminated employee “whole” over a reasonable period of time.  Very commonly, severance packages include only base salary, neglecting other elements of compensation – such…
Rank this Week: 120

The 1709 Blog

The 1709 Blog

Covers all things copyright, warts and all.

http://the1709blog.blogspot.co.uk/
  • Jan 10

    Court gives jury mission to explore strange world of copyright and fair use

    Court gives jury mission to explore strange world of copyright and fair use
    As notedby Tibbie in last the installment of CopyKat, Judge Klausner from the Central District Court of California sent the Paramount v. Axanar case off to jury trial on January 4, as he denied both parties’ motions to dismiss. Tibbie…
  • Jan 7

    Fair Use? It’s in the bag

    Fair Use? It’s in the bag
    On December 22, 2016, the Second Circuit affirmed the January 6, 2016 orderfrom Judge Furman of the Southern District of New York (SDNY), which had found that the use of the Louis Vuitton logo and the representation of the Louis Vuitton bags…
  • Jan 6

    Now BMI takes on the US Radio industry

    Now BMI takes on the US Radio industry
    Last month, Irving Azoff’s US collection society, Global Music Rights (GMR), launched a legal attack on the Radio Music License Committee (RMLC), which represents over 10,000 commercial radio stations in the United States. The suit…
Rank this Week: 111

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Jan 10

    Project on Predatory Student Lending

    Project on Predatory Student Lending
    Did you know there was a Project on Predatory Student Lending? This one is at the Harvard Law School Legal Services Center. And don’t forget about the federal Consumer Financial Protection Board (at least for the next few days) and your…
  • Jan 10

    Oregon 2017 Legislative Session Begin

    Oregon 2017 Legislative Session Begin
    Visit the Oregon Legislature’s website for more information about the 2017 Session: “Organizational Days will run January 9th through the 11th. During Organizational Days, Members-elect are sworn in as legislators and bills…
  • Jan 4

    Country Corruption Indexe

    Country Corruption Indexe
    A country’s financial health, among other measures, depends a lot on views of how corrupt its political and financial leaders and systems are rated. (E.g. would you invest in a country where corruption is high, where you can’t…
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
  • Jan 9

    First U.S. Shale Gas Reaches Japan

    First U.S. Shale Gas Reaches Japan
    Reuters reports that Japan’s JERA Co., a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power and Chubu Electric Power, has imported the country’s first LNG produced from U.S. shale gas in the lower-48 states.  Historically, Japan has…
  • Jan 3

    State Corporation Takes Over Alaska LNG Project

    State Corporation Takes Over Alaska LNG Project
    The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) announced that it has reached an agreement with affiliates of ExxonMobil, BP and ConocoPhillips, whereby AGDC will assume the responsibility for the technical and regulatory activities…
  • Jan 3

    Bear Head LNG Feeder Pipeline Receives Environmental Approval

    Bear Head LNG Feeder Pipeline Receives Environmental Approval
    On December 22, 2016, the Nova Scotia Minister of Environment approved the environmental assessment authorizing construction of Bear Paw Pipeline Corporation Inc.’s (Bear Paw) 62.5 mile pipeline to provide gas to the proposed Bear Head…
Rank this Week: 102

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 8

    Management rights clause doesn't supersede ADA - Court confirms arbitrator's award

    Management rights clause doesn't supersede ADA - Court confirms arbitrator's award
    A Solo Cup facility decided to end its lease of sit down fork lifts and instead to purchase several for its use. After a review of various options, Solo elected to purchase stand up fork lifts, concluding that these provided better safety and…
  • Nov 6

    Law enforcement officers pointing weapons at co-workers - two terminations upheld

    Law enforcement officers pointing weapons at co-workers - two terminations upheld
    Two recent arbitration awards address discipline imposed on law enforcement employees alleged to have pointed loaded weapons at other employees.In State of Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Arbitrator Howard Silver…
  • Oct 30

    Social media, adverse publicity and just cause

    Social media, adverse publicity and just cause
    The Clark County, Ohio Sheriff's office is responsible for County wide law enforcement and operates the county jail. The jail shares a building with the Springfield police department with a common lobby between the two. Grievant was one of…
Rank this Week: 119

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law issues, including green cards and visas. By The Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 7

    Donald Trump’s First 100 Days in Office » What to Expect

    Donald Trump’s First 100 Days in Office » What to Expect
    In October, Trump released an action plan detailing the changes he will make during his first 100 days in office. By listing immigration changes six separate times throughout this action plan, Trump has made it very clear that immigration…
  • Jan 7

    I-601A Waiver Approval, Illegal Entry and Illegal Presence

    I-601A Waiver Approval, Illegal Entry and Illegal Presence
    The Case: a lady illegally entered the country, had a child with and married a US Citizen Filed: July 14, 2016 Approved: December 12, 2016 Client entered illegally in the early 2000s and never left the United States. She had a child with a…
  • Dec 8

    USCIS Issues Employment Authorization Document to Victim of Robbery and Derivative Children

    USCIS Issues Employment Authorization Document to Victim of Robbery and Derivative Children
    On November 21, 2016, we received employment authorization documents for the victim of a robbery and his derivative children. On April 2011, our client Julian (not his real name), was beaten and robbed by a group of men. He sustained a large…
Rank this Week: 117

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
Rank this Week: 97

Kansas Defenders

Kansas Defenders

Forum for discussion about issues and appellate decisions of interest to Kansas defenders.

http://kansasdefenders.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    No weighing of aggravating factors in Jessica's Law sentencing

    No weighing of aggravating factors in Jessica's Law sentencing
    Christina M. Kerls won in State v. McCormick, No. 109,985 (Kan. Sept. 9, 2016), obtaining a new sentencing hearing in a Sumner County rape prosecution. The KSC affirmed Mr. McCormick's convictions, but remanded for resentencing because the…
  • Aug 27

    October 2016 KSC docket

    October 2016 KSC docket
    Here are the criminal cases on the KSC docket for October 24-27, 2016. These summaries are based on the issues listed in the briefs filed and may not very accurately or fully describe the actual issues in the cases. I recommend you…
  • Jul 9

    September 2016 KSC docket

    September 2016 KSC docket
    Here are the criminal cases on the KSC docket for September 12-16, 2016. These summaries are based on the issues listed in the briefs filed and may not very accurately or fully describe the actual issues in the cases. I recommend…
Rank this Week: 104

713Bankruptcy.Com

713Bankruptcy.Com

Covers the preparation of Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy petitions. By Victoria Ring.

http://www.713bankruptcy.com
  • Jun 14

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money
    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money From TV ads to word-of-mouth, there are numerous ways to market your law firm to prospective clients. A firm may spend thousands of dollars per year on different marketing channels, all while…
  • Oct 7

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy
    Head over to 713training.com to read our latest article.  You will learn tips and tricks to help you  when you prepare bankruptcy petitions. The post Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy appeared first on…
  • Jun 29

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge
    Check out the latest article on 713training.com, written by Attorney/VBA Shannon Doyle of Ebankruptcy Assistants.  Learn some tricks and training on how to avoid having bankruptcy cases closed without a discharge.  For more…
Rank this Week: 114

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Jun 2

    California child support calculators and guideline

    California child support calculators and guideline
    Calculating guideline child support in California is, for the most part, a standardized procedure, but it can be difficult, drawn-out and a bit confusing. In an effort to simplify matters, this is an overview of how guideline child support is…
  • Mar 1

    Real California Divorce Papers – FREE

    Real California Divorce Papers – FREE
    Read California divorce papers written by trial lawyers paid up to $700 hourly to prepare in Legal Separation and Dissolution of Marriage cases filed in the Superior Court of California in Marin, Napa, Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Contra…
  • Feb 22

    How to make your best choices in divorce – Free download

    How to make your best choices in divorce – Free download
    Register now Free to Download this poster The post How to make your best choices in divorce – Free download appeared first on Helene L Taylor.
Rank this Week: 113

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Sep 3

    Six Great Movies About Addiction

    Six Great Movies About Addiction
    As some people know, I am in long-term recovery from both heavy alcohol and cocaine use. I am also in recovery from both anorexia and bulimia, all wrapped around a diagnosis of body dysmorphic disorder. My sobriety date is April 8th 2007.
  • Aug 21

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow
    Don’t be afraid of surgery because of an addiction past. Deal with the past right up front and have a plan that involves everyone in the chain. You can do it!
  • Jul 29

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
Rank this Week: 98

the complex litigator

the complex litigator

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

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
  • Aug 12

    Luckey v. Superior Court says no to temporary judges for class settlement approval

    Luckey v. Superior Court says no to temporary judges for class settlement approval
    In Luckey v. Superior Court (July 22, 2014), the Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District, Division Three), the Court considered a writ following the denial of a stipulation to utilize a temporary judge to handle a class settlement…
  • Aug 12

    Misclassifcation of independent contractors gets a boost in Ayala v. Antelope Valley Newspaper

    Misclassifcation of independent contractors gets a boost in Ayala v. Antelope Valley Newspaper
    As I fill the backlog, we have yet another big decision from the California Supreme Court. In Ayala v. Antelope Valley Newspapers, 59 Cal. 4th 522 (June 30, 2014), the Supreme Court examined how the question of certification should be…
  • Aug 12

    Analysis of Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles LLC

    Analysis of Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles LLC
    Next up on the update list is Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles LLC (June 23, 2014). In Iskanian, a limousine driver filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of himself and similarly situated employees for his employer’s alleged…
Rank this Week: 95

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: 108

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Covers Texas construction accidents and workplace safety. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.texas-construction-accident-attorney.com
  • Nov 15

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store
    Two workers were injured in Fort Worth, TX by a falling awning on November 14, 2012. The workers were attempting to remove the awning as part of a renovation project for Gateway Church at an abandoned grocery store. The men sustained nonfatal…
  • Nov 12

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident
    According to local news reports, 39-year old John Goode, an employee of Drewery Tree Service’s tree cutting business, was killed on November 9, 2012 after a work accident. Goode was trimming trees at Stephen F. Austin University and was at…
  • Nov 8

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 110

Accident Blog

Accident Blog

Covers personal injury, accident prevention, and consumer issues. By the Law Offices of Michael Pines.

http://seriousaccidents.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident
    A young man has been charged with speeding and reckless driving after killing a local woman in a San Diego pedestrian accident. Lawrence Joseph Farry, 25, is facing misdemeanor charges including gross vehicular manslaughter after speeding…
  • Mar 4

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road
    We recently reported on driving tips for teenage drivers, but senior drivers need just as much advice to stay current and safe on the road, and timing couldn’t be any better since next week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
  • Dec 30

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?
    New York City motorists may be in for a surprise once Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ordinance to collect “crash tax” becomes in-effect. The “crash tax” also referred to as an “accident tax” collects every time a car accident occurs.…
Rank this Week: 112

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jan 16

    Walker on Bagley on Remedial Restraint in Administrative Law

    Walker on Bagley on Remedial Restraint in Administrative Law
    Christopher J. Walker (Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law) has posted Against Remedial Restraint in Administrative Law (Columbia Law Review Online, 2017 (Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In Remedial…
  • Jan 16

    Lawson on Scalia on Interpretation

    Lawson on Scalia on Interpretation
    Gary Lawson (Boston University School of Law) has posted Did Justice Scalia Have a Theory of Interpretation? (Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: It seems beyond bizarre to ask whether Justice Scalia had a…
  • Jan 16

    Finnis on the Nature of a Free Society

    Finnis on the Nature of a Free Society
    John Finnis (University of Oxford - Faculty of Law) has posted The Nature of a Free Society on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This address, on the occasion of an award (16 May 2015) in Princeton related to the institutions...
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Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Top 10 Legal Headline

    Top 10 Legal Headline
    Here are your Top 10 legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter last week.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 16, 2017 at 8:03am PST- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit…
  • Jan 16

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of January 16, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of January 16, 2017
    Here are this week's leading legal news stories from Wise Law on TwitterJudge shortage forcing Ottawa courts to prioritize criminal trials over civil cases - Ottawa - CBC NewsA preview of the Supreme Court of Canada's winter session -…
  • Jan 13

    3 Things I've Learned as a Law Clerk

    3 Things I've Learned as a Law Clerk
    BY RACHEL SPENCE, LAW CLERKUpon entering the legal field I was excited and eager to see if I had what it took to keep up in the real world, outside of school. I had been warned by other graduates that there was always a learning curve when…
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jan 16

    IRS Whistleblower Awards Jump 322%

    IRS Whistleblower Awards Jump 322%
    The IRS's Whistleblower Office has released its FY 2016 Annual Report to Congress: Accounting Today, IRS Awards to Whistleblowers Grew Last Year: The Internal Revenue Service’s Whistleblower Office ramped up the number of monetary awards it…
  • Jan 16

    Professional Degrees Yield Much Higher Salaries Compared To Other Graduate Degrees (And Undergraduate Degrees)

    Professional Degrees Yield Much Higher Salaries Compared To Other Graduate Degrees (And Undergraduate Degrees)
    Sandy Baum (Urban Institute) & Patricia Steele (Higher Ed Insight), Who Goes to Graduate School and Who Succeeds? (Jan. 2017): During the Great Recession, those with college degrees fared much better than those without degrees, but a…
  • Jan 16

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1348: How The Trump Administration Can Stop IRS Abuse Of Political Group

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1348: How The Trump Administration Can Stop IRS Abuse Of Political Group
    Weekly Standard, How the Trump Administration Can Stop IRS Abuse of Political Groups: For more than six years, the Internal Revenue Service has been trying to fend off accusations that its process for granting tax-exempt status discriminated…
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Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jan 16

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 16, 2017

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 16, 2017
    Canada Police issue Amber alert for teenage girl abducted in Mississauga, Canadian Press Murder trial to begin for Alberta man charged after couple, grandson disappear, Canadian Press Police investigate after Advil pills found in ice cream in…
  • Jan 13

    Document on HIV non-disclosure prosecutions disclosed

    Document on HIV non-disclosure prosecutions disclosed
    A newly disclosed document sheds some light on how Crown attorneys may have approached prosecuting HIV non-disclosure cases. The Ministry of the Attorney General has released a document written by an assistant Crown attorney detailing her…
  • Jan 13

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 13, 2017

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 13, 2017
    Canada Nurse accused of killing seniors faces six new charges, Canadian Press Uncharted territory if judge in 'knees together' case continues fight for job, Canadian Press N.B. appeal court explains why it overturned Dennis Oland's murder…
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The Verdict

The Verdict

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

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Beef Jerky Manufacturer Sued for OSHA Violation

    Beef Jerky Manufacturer Sued for OSHA Violation
    An employee trying to help a co-worker who was seriously injured at work was fired for attempting to call 911 for help.  The employer, Lone Star Western Beef, a beef jerky manufacturer, is now being sued by the U.S. Department of Labor…
  • Jan 10

    Patent Trolls and Their Lawyers Forced to Pay

    Patent Trolls and Their Lawyers Forced to Pay
    Patent trolls are companies that buy patents that are vague in description and then use those to sue other companies that create a product that the trolling company claims is infringing on the patent they own.  The trolling company…
  • Jan 4

    Having Sex With Your Patient

    Having Sex With Your Patient
    Iowa law prohibits a physician from having a sexual relationship with a patient. The physician-patient relationship must have been terminated and the termination needs to be clear. The reasons for this prohibition has a lot to do with…
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IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Social media, "WikiLeaks" and false news in the 18th century: Thomas Jefferson and the "Mazzei letter"

    Social media, "WikiLeaks" and false news in the 18th century: Thomas Jefferson and the "Mazzei letter"
    In today’s public discourse, nothing is more super-charged than social media, "WikiLeaks" and false news. We like to think about these issues as something new. However, if we discount the internet and digital context and look through a…
  • Jan 13

    Arrow declarations can be granted: Fujifilm v AbbVie

    Arrow declarations can be granted: Fujifilm v AbbVie
    The Court of Appeal decided yesterday that the High Court can, as a point of principle, properly grant declarations that a product lacked novelty or an inventive step at a particular date, see Fujifim Kyowa Kirin Biologics Co.,…
  • Jan 10

    Guest Post - China's Patent Boom

    Guest Post - China's Patent Boom
    The IPKat is delighted to receive this guest post from Yangjin Li (details at the end of the post)World Intellectual Property Organization recently published its annual World Intellectual Property Indicators report. This report states that,…
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The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Do you know how to clean your rented property?

    Do you know how to clean your rented property?
    A very substantial proportion of all inventory disputes are caused by issues over cleaning.  Many tenants have had their deposits docked because they left the property in a condition which they thought was clean, but their landlords or…
  • Jan 14

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 3 January

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 3 January
    I have been speaking to various people at Alan Boswell (the specialist landlord insurance brokers) recently about insurance for both landlords and tenants (although mostly for landlords). We are working together on developing a free mini…
  • Jan 12

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #279

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #279
    [Ben Reeve Lewis has had a cold…) I’ve decided that colds need to be graded, like storms. I have come to this conclusion having suffered for the past week with a terrible one whilst admittedly stopping short of full blown flu,…
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Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jan 15

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – North Carolina

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – North Carolina
    Next up in our whirlwind 50-state tour of claims handling requirements is the Tar Heel State. Unlike our previous stops in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, North Carolina has relatively few explicit claims handling requirements. This may be why…
  • Jan 14

    The Obligation to Comply with Proof of Loss Policy Condition

    The Obligation to Comply with Proof of Loss Policy Condition
    Insurance policies containing conditions pertaining to an insured’s obligation to submit a notice and proof of loss are “meant to give the insurer the necessary facts to facilitate an investigation of a claim and to…
  • Jan 13

    Rental House Insurance: Check and Double Check the Coverage

    Rental House Insurance: Check and Double Check the Coverage
    With a new year upon it us, it is a good time to look at your insurance documents and make all of your files are organized for the upcoming year. It is not uncommon for a family or an individual to make a move from one house to another, and…
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International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jan 15

    90% of Children Crossing Mediterranean to Italy Arrive Unaccompanied

    90% of Children Crossing Mediterranean to Italy Arrive Unaccompanied
    According to a press release from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), more than 90% of children reaching Italy's shores after crossing the Mediterranean Sea have been separated from their families or are unaccompanied. The number of…
  • Jan 12

    US Ends Cuban Wet Foot, Dry Foot Immigration Policy

    US Ends Cuban Wet Foot, Dry Foot Immigration Policy
    For the last two decades, the United States has maintained a special immigration policy that applied only to Cubans. Cubans who were intercepted by U.S. officials in the waters between the United States and Cuba (those with wet feet) would...
  • Jan 12

    Reminder for U.S. Jessup Team

    Reminder for U.S. Jessup Team
    Here's another reminder for Jessup Teams submitting their memorials tomorrow. In addition to uploading your memorials to your team homepage on the ILSA website, you must also email your memorials to the relevant Administrator (if you have…
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InfoBytes Blog

InfoBytes Blog

Monitors and reports on news, legal developments and legislative actions affecting the financial services industry. By Buckley Sandler LLP.

http://www.infobytesblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    D.C. Circuit Grants PHH Request to Respond to Solicitor General’s Brief

    D.C. Circuit Grants PHH Request to Respond to Solicitor General’s Brief
    Over the objections of the CFPB, the D.C. Circuit today granted the request of PHH Corp. to file a supplemental brief responding to arguments in support of en banc review that were raised for the first time in a brief filed by the U.S.…
  • Jan 13

    CFPB Announces Leadership Change

    CFPB Announces Leadership Change
    On January 6, the CFPB announced several leadership changes. Specifically, Leandra English is returning to the CFPB to serve as the Chief of Staff; Jerry Horton will serve as the CFPB’s Chief Information Officer; Paul Kantwill will…
  • Jan 13

    Rep. Wilson Introduces Bill to Delay Fiduciary Rule

    Rep. Wilson Introduces Bill to Delay Fiduciary Rule
    On January 6, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) introduced the Protecting American Families’ Retirement Advice Act, a bill that would delay by two years the effective date of the Department of Labor’s “fiduciary rule.” As…
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Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
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Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will

    Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will
    What is the Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will? A common question Jacksonville estate planning lawyers are often asked is how long does a person have to Florida will contest a will or what is the statute of limitations to contest a will…
  • Jan 11

    The Importance of a Florida DNR: Do Not Resuscitate Order

    The Importance of a Florida DNR: Do Not Resuscitate Order
    A Florida DNR is a document you will not complete with your Jacksonville Estate Planning Lawyer. Many feel that estate planning is a great area of law because it allows people to plan ahead for how they wish to be treated medically in a…
  • Jan 9

    Jacksonville Will Lawyer: Shows Many Americans Do Not Have A Will

    Jacksonville Will Lawyer: Shows Many Americans Do Not Have A Will
    As a Jacksonville Will Lawyer I have seen an alarming trend in Florida.  Most Americans live fast-paced lives with long work hours, bills to pay, and mouths to feed.  After a long day, the last thing on our minds is our…
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In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jan 13

    Advocate’s Close, Edinburgh – Pic of the Week

    Advocate’s Close, Edinburgh – Pic of the Week
    During a recent vacation in Scotland I took several treks along the Royal Mile in Edinburgh’s Old Town. On one such walk, in the darkness of the late afternoon, I snapped a picture of Advocate’s Close and the plaque that provides…
  • Jan 12

    Presidential Inaugurations Outside of Washington, D.C. – Law and Tradition

    Presidential Inaugurations Outside of Washington, D.C. – Law and Tradition
    The following is a guest post by Janice Hyde, assistant law librarian for the Law Library’s Global Legal Collections Directorate.  Janice has previously contributed to this blog with posts such as: Crossing State Lines to Settle…
  • Jan 11

    A Congress.gov Interview with Fred Simonton, Information Technology Specialist

    A Congress.gov Interview with Fred Simonton, Information Technology Specialist
    This week’s interview is with Fred Simonton, an information technology specialist in the Office of the Chief Information Officer. Describe your background. Born in Vermont, I grew up in Hawaii, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and New York,…
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Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

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

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
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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/
  • Jan 11

    Adult Adoption in Virginia

    Adult Adoption in Virginia
    In most cases, when one thinks of adoption, they imagine a child being taken into a loving “forever” home. Virginia law, however, allows for the adoption of an adult, though specific circumstances must apply. For instance, a…
  • Jan 4

    Overview of the International Adoption Proce

    Overview of the International Adoption Proce
    Prospective parents, when considering their options, may choose the international adoption route. When deciding whether or not this option is best for your family, it is important to have an idea what that process will look like. Some of the…
  • Dec 27

    Choice of Guidelines in Virginia Child Support Case

    Choice of Guidelines in Virginia Child Support Case
    Sole vs. Split vs. Shared Child Support Guidelines Virginia law recognizes the obligation of parents to support their children financially, and the Virginia child support guidelines account for that fact. The guidelines take into account the…
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