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Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Aug 29

    Dissatisfaction guaranteed or your money *not* back: Part 1, 156% over in real term

    Dissatisfaction guaranteed or your money *not* back: Part 1, 156% over in real term
     By: David A.  Smith   Though the Rio games are in the past and rapidly fading from the public consciousness –   Those memories aren’t fading fast enough   – their financial memory will linger on, as…
  • Aug 26

    Zoning’s fifth column

    Zoning’s fifth column
    As my four columns of troops approach the city, a fifth column of people inside the city will support us and undermine the government from within. General Emilio Mola, advancing on Madrid, 1936 (paraphrased from Wikipedia)   By: David A.…
  • Aug 23

    Month(s) in Review, June and July, 2016: Part 2, From abbey to Madonna

    Month(s) in Review, June and July, 2016: Part 2, From abbey to Madonna
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   Yesterday’s Part 1 of the two-month retrospective covered my ruminations about walled cities, some of which, like Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, eventually no longer…
Rank this Week: 774

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Aug 29

    3 Count: Additional Arrest

    3 Count: Additional Arrest
    Kickass Torrents investigation expands with two more arrests, new EU copyright rules could mean restrictions on search engines and Richard Prince sued again. The post 3 Count: Additional Arrests appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Aug 26

    3 Count: Zimmered Up

    3 Count: Zimmered Up
    Hans Zimmer wins lawsuit over 12 Years a Slave score, Twitter bans user after he posts a GIF from the Olympics and Mozilla launches EU copyright petition. The post 3 Count: Zimmered Up appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Aug 25

    Plagiarism In Pop Culture: Criminal Mind

    Plagiarism In Pop Culture: Criminal Mind
    The team of Criminal Minds may battle a lot of sick and twisted killers, but what happens when they had to catch a serial plagiarist/murder? The post Plagiarism In Pop Culture: Criminal Minds appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 847

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Aug 29

    Study on Cold-Calling Undergraduates - Revisting the Law School Socratic Method

    Study on Cold-Calling Undergraduates - Revisting the Law School Socratic Method
    In The Chronicle of Higher Education, a recent article talked about a study that found cold-calling on undergraduate students increased the students' voluntary participation over the semester. The article referenced that like any other skill,…
  • Aug 28

    What About The GOLD MEDAL STUDENT?

    What About The GOLD MEDAL STUDENT?
    As an ASP educator, it is very important for me to work with other entities in the law school building and across campus to fully address student needs. For students to operate at an optimal level, many of their non-academic...
  • Aug 27

    Are you a new ASP or bar prep professional at your law school? Did you change law schools/positions?

    Are you a new ASP or bar prep professional at your law school? Did you change law schools/positions?
    At the beginning of each academic semester, we like to introduce ASP or bar professionals who are new to their law schools or who have changed locations? We want to post an academic spotlight about you so that you are...
Rank this Week: 617

My Panama Lawyer

My Panama Lawyer

Discusses issues of interest to foreigners relocating to or investing in Panama.

http://mypanamalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Panama City property auction seeks qualified buyer

    Panama City property auction seeks qualified buyer
    The Panama Stock Exchange reported that an auction will be held for the lot of land and improvements for the Hotel Unicorn (Park Inn by Radisson under construction on Finca 1025) in 44 Street and Justo Arosemena Av., in Bella Vista, one of…
  • May 9

    How Panama Papers' sponsor George Soros made billions offshore

    How Panama Papers' sponsor George Soros made billions offshore
      The Independent provided this 1994 glimpse into how George Soros made billions with an offshore Netherlands Antilles fund using tax breaks which are now villified under the Panama Papers by the International Consortium of Journalists…
  • May 5

    Free Zone merchant and Balboa Bank in OFAC sanction list

    Free Zone merchant and Balboa Bank in OFAC sanction list
    In the next hours expect more news about one of the newcomer banks in the Panama financial system and the developer of the Soho shopping mall.Action Exposes Extensive Drug Money Laundering Network Based in PanamaWASHINGTON – Today,…
Rank this Week: 976

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Aug 29

    Second Circuit Decision in Nicosia v. Amazon

    Second Circuit Decision in Nicosia v. Amazon
    Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its decision in Nicosia v. Amazon.com, Inc., holding that the plaintiff’s suit against Amazon should not be dismissed for failure to state a claim based on the mandatory...
  • Aug 25

    Rosenbaum on RICO & Class Action

    Rosenbaum on RICO & Class Action
    Briana Rosenbaum has posted on SSRN a draft of her article, The RICO Trend in Class Action Warfare, which will be published in the Iowa Law Review. Here’s the abstract: Aggregate litigation, including class-actions and mass actions, have…
  • Aug 24

    Second Circuit Opinion on the Alien Tort Statute: Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank

    Second Circuit Opinion on the Alien Tort Statute: Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank
    Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down another post-Kiobel decision on the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank involves claims against a Lebanese bank alleging that they provided international…
Rank this Week: 269

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Aug 29

    Cops Trash Home in 10-Hour Standoff With Dog

    Cops Trash Home in 10-Hour Standoff With Dog
    The canine individual was questioned and released.        Related StoriesCourt: Musical Preference Doesn't Prove Gang MembershipCrime-Lab Chemist Was High While TestifyingAgain, Courts Frown on Feigning…
  • Aug 25

    Assorted Stupidity #94

    Assorted Stupidity #94
    In this edition: a couple of tips on faking your own death, spokespeople at work, a steakhouse surprise, and a pseudo-brilliant judicial-disqualification strategy.        Related StoriesAssorted…
  • Aug 23

    Good Reason to Kill #63: Golfing Too Slowly

    Good Reason to Kill #63: Golfing Too Slowly
    Sure, this sport looks peaceful, but never let down your guard.        Related StoriesGood Reason to Kill #62: Smirked When You Asked About That Viking Battle AxeGood Reason to Kill #61: Insisted the…
Rank this Week: 243

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 29

    Surrogacy

    Surrogacy
    From BuzzFeed: Surrogacy is unquestionably expensive: Even before they ran into trouble and began accruing bills from a dozen different lawyers, the Virginia men paid $35,000 to their surrogate and another $12,500 to the Wisconsin agency that…
  • Aug 28

    New Missouri custody law seeks to maximize time with each parent, takes effect August 28

    New Missouri custody law seeks to maximize time with each parent, takes effect August 28
    From Missouri Divorce and Family Law: Governor Jay Nixon signed House bill 1550 into law on July 1, 2016, which takes effect August 28, 2016. This law has been dubbed as an equal custody law, or 50/50 custody law, but...
  • Aug 27

    Pakistan on track to sign Hague Child Abduction Convention

    Pakistan on track to sign Hague Child Abduction Convention
    From International Family Law: A source of relief to both Pakistani and foreigner parents, the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction will make it easier for families to bring their children to Pakistan, or to…
Rank this Week: 297

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    UIW President Makes Racial Comment

    UIW President Makes Racial Comment
    Lou Agnese made some comments about student’s skin color. He is apparently known for his slightly off-color and blunt comments. But, at a recent gathering of students, he mentioned to the students that some were not wearing the school…
  • Aug 24

    Lawyer Must Refrain from Real-time Posts about Trial

    Lawyer Must Refrain from Real-time Posts about Trial
    It is an ancient principle of trials that jurors can only consider what evidence they hear or see in court. That is why every trial these days includes a warning against looking things up on the internet. And, that is why most judges and…
  • Aug 23

    Fox News Sued for Sexual Harassment

    Fox News Sued for Sexual Harassment
    So, now, Fox News itself has been sued for sexual harassment. Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros has sued her former employer, saying Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly harassed her. She describes Fox News as a sex-fueled, Playboy mansion…
Rank this Week: 495

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Aug 29

    Student Surveillance, Racial Inequalities, and Implicit Racial Bia

    Student Surveillance, Racial Inequalities, and Implicit Racial Bia
    Jason Nance's forthcoming article, Student Surveillance, Racial Inequalities, and Implicit Racial Bias, Emory Law Journal, is available here on ssrn. His abstract offers this summary: In the wake of high-profile incidents of school violence,…
  • Aug 29

    In a Rare Case, School District Does Not Use Demographic Change As an Excuse to Give up on Integration

    In a Rare Case, School District Does Not Use Demographic Change As an Excuse to Give up on Integration
    In 1970, the United States brought suit against the Tyler Independent School District in Texas. That lawsuit initiated what would become nearly a half-century desegregation case. Last week, both the United State and the school district agreed…
  • Aug 26

    The Nation's Most Socio-economically Segregated School

    The Nation's Most Socio-economically Segregated School
    EdBuild has released a report of what it calls the most segregated schools in the country. The goal of the study was "[t]o explore how school district borders isolate the neediest students [by] conducted[ing] an analysis of each of these…
Rank this Week: 627

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    13th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC)

    13th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC)
    Plan to attend the 13th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC) in Singapore from May 25 to 27, 2017.  Abstracts are due 21 October 2016.
  • Aug 28

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for Conducting Brain Death Apnea Test WITHOUT Consent

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for Conducting Brain Death Apnea Test WITHOUT Consent
    The issue of whether consent is necessary for an apnea brain death test is at the heart of Lawson v. VCU, now pending before the Supreme Court of Virginia. Now, another case addresses the same issue.  Lydia Cassaro, the mother of…
  • Aug 27

    Law of Brain Death in Los Angeles,California

    Law of Brain Death in Los Angeles,California
    With the media attention on the latest developments in the Israel Stinson case, it might be worth refreshing on the basics of the law of brain death in California.   Here is a video of a 2015 Los Angeles conference where I explained the…
Rank this Week: 373

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Aug 29

    Advance Planning for Estate Planning’s Busy Season

    Advance Planning for Estate Planning’s Busy Season
    Summer tends to be a time when road work is rampant. In fact, it seems like every summer that I attended school, there were construction crews tearing up and replacing sections of the road throughout the summer months. When school starts, you…
  • Aug 26

    Should You Hire An Answering Service?

    Should You Hire An Answering Service?
    Deciding whether or not you need a telephone answering service isn’t an easy choice. While there may be major benefits to an answering service for your firm, negative aspects apply as well. Here are pros and cons to consider before hiring…
  • Aug 25

    Holiday Season is Around the Corner

    Holiday Season is Around the Corner
    Another smart use of your time during the dog days of August: preparing for the holiday season. We have already spotted Halloween candy in the national drug store chains, so you can be sure that Santa is not far behind. Since you are going to…
Rank this Week: 943

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 29

    Life, Death, and the Every Day

    Life, Death, and the Every Day
    By Eric SegallI am 58 years old and in the last two years have experienced more death and serious disease among my friends and family than in my previous 56 years combined. My family and I have lost close ones ranging in age from five (a…
  • Aug 27

    Imagining the Unimaginable

    Imagining the Unimaginable
    by William HausdorffThis political season seems to consist of an unending series of unimaginable statements and behaviors—can you top THIS?--on the part of the Donald Trump campaign. The latest are Trump calling into question the…
  • Aug 26

    Show-Me State Supreme Court Shows Us Textualism Run Amok

    Show-Me State Supreme Court Shows Us Textualism Run Amok
    by Michael DorfEarlier this week, the Missouri Supreme Court held that most stealing offenses are not felonies under state law; they are only misdemeanors. Really? Yes, really. The case is an example of textualism run amok.Lest you think I'm…
Rank this Week: 246

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Aug 29

    The SEC Wants To Know About Your Social Media

    The SEC Wants To Know About Your Social Media
    The Securities Exchange Commission published an update to Form ADV last week. I’m going to devote this week’s stories to some of the new requirements. Today, I’m looking at reporting of social media. Item 1.I of Part 1A…
  • Aug 26

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for August 26

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for August 26
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Private Fund Advisers Must Pay Close Attention to Nuances under Pay-to-Play Restrictions in Light of Upcoming Elections Nationwide As the elections approach…
  • Aug 25

    When Is Fraud Just A Breach Of Contract?

    When Is Fraud Just A Breach Of Contract?
    If you are going to originate some shady mortgages, maybe you shouldn’t nickname the program the “hustle.” If you package up the mortgages and sell them as good mortgages, it would seem you are committing fraud. But maybe…
Rank this Week: 517

Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC…

Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC Blog

Covers personal injury topics related to Phoenix, Arizona.

http://www.personalinjuryattorneys.me/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Victim of a Sinkhole Accident

    Victim of a Sinkhole Accident
    Recently an intersection in Phoenix was shut down because of a sinkhole caused by a broken water main. As the pavement gave way, it caught the back end of  Phoenix Metro bus. While everyone on board was able to safely exit the bus,…
  • Aug 22

    Hall Family Pushes for Harder Distracted Driving Penaltie

    Hall Family Pushes for Harder Distracted Driving Penaltie
    The family of retired Phoenix firefighter, Tom Hall, is working to create harsher penalties for distracted driving. Hall was killed in April by a distracted driver that was reaching for her phone. The driver only received a ticket for the…
  • Aug 1

    Recent Accident Serves as Reminder: Don’t Play on Train Track

    Recent Accident Serves as Reminder: Don’t Play on Train Track
    At the end of July, 15-year-old Mariah Contreras was hit and killed by a train. According to police, her and three of her friends were “playing chicken” with the trains when she was hit. Recent Accident Serves as…
Rank this Week: 955

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Aug 29

    Zoning's Next Century, Part 2: Foundations from the 17th Century, A Series by John R. Nolon

    Zoning's Next Century, Part 2: Foundations from the 17th Century, A Series by John R. Nolon
    Zoning’s Next Century Foundations from the 17th Century John R. Nolon, Distinguished Professor Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University This excerpt from a forthcoming article demonstrates that the earliest foundations of land use…
  • Aug 28

    Conference Announcement: Pace's Annual Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference

    Conference Announcement: Pace's Annual Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference
    15th Annual Alfred B. DelBello Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference The 2016 Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference will be held at Pace Law School on December 8, 2016. This year's theme will be The Economics and Equity…
  • Aug 26

    Mandelker on Zoning Barriers to Manufactured Housing

    Mandelker on Zoning Barriers to Manufactured Housing
    Daniel R. Mandelker (Washington U. Law) has just published "Zoning Barriers to Manufactured Housing" in The Urban Lawyer. Here is the abstract: Manufactured housing is a major affordable housing resource for millions of people.…
Rank this Week: 227

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Aug 29

    Betsy Schmidt publishes second edition of "Nonprofit Law: The Life Cycle of a Charitable Organization"

    Betsy Schmidt publishes second edition of "Nonprofit Law: The Life Cycle of a Charitable Organization"
    Betsy Schmidt has published the second edition of her helpful and well-received "Nonprofit Law: The Life Cycle of a Charitable Organization." From the publisher's website . . . In a concise and readable format, Nonprofit Law, 2nd…
  • Aug 27

    Choike on Nonprofit Art Organization

    Choike on Nonprofit Art Organization
    Anne Choike has posted Examining Gallery-Supported Art Exhibitions on SSRN with the following abstract: For-profit art galleries are making news for the donations they provide to nonprofit art organizations to support exhibitions of artists…
  • Aug 24

    Penalver, Spitz, Brundige & Cisneros on U.S. Nonprofit Activity in Cuba

    Penalver, Spitz, Brundige & Cisneros on U.S. Nonprofit Activity in Cuba
    Eduardo M. Penalver, Laura Spitz, Elizabeth Brundige and Lucia Domínguez Cisneros have posted U.S. Nonprofit Activity in Cuba: The Cuban Context on SSRN with the following abstract: The thaw of U.S.-Cuba relations and the reestablishment of…
Rank this Week: 430

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    GAO examines conflict minerals reports, cites Commerce’s failure to fulfill Dodd-Frank responsibilitie

    GAO examines conflict minerals reports, cites Commerce’s failure to fulfill Dodd-Frank responsibilitie
    By Jacquelyn LumbThe Government Accountability Office, in its annual report to Congress on the effectiveness of the SEC’s conflict minerals rules, found that companies continue to experience difficulties in fulfilling their disclosure…
  • Aug 26

    California leads: Public pension funds must disclose private equity fee

    California leads: Public pension funds must disclose private equity fee
    By Jay Fishman, J.D. California, by passing a bill, has taken the lead on requiring all public pension funds to publicly disclose the various fees paid to private equity managers on Wall Street. Assemblyman Ken Cooley’s AB 2833,…
  • Aug 25

    Commodities 'spoofing statute' survives constitutional challenge

    Commodities 'spoofing statute' survives constitutional challenge
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.Defendants accused by the CFTC of spoofing activity in futures contracts lost a challenge to the constitutionality of the Commodity Exchange Act and a CFTC regulation. 3Red Trading, LLC, and its principal allegedly engaged…
Rank this Week: 335

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 779

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

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

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    An anniversary love story

    An anniversary love story
    Thirteen years ago today I married my best friend. I’m happy to report that the thunderstorms that rocked Cleveland on August 29, 2003, were not of the foreshadowing kind. It hasn’t been perfect. No marriage is. But every day is…
  • Aug 26

    WIRTW #427 (the “treat me like your mother” edition)

    WIRTW #427 (the “treat me like your mother” edition)
    Someday I am going to convert this legal blog into a full-time dad/music blog. Until then, you get my semi-regular kids/musical posts. Like today’s. The lot was definitely rocked today for School of Rock…
  • Aug 25

    OSHA's new Whistleblower Investigations Manual creates a huge burden for employer

    OSHA's new Whistleblower Investigations Manual creates a huge burden for employer
    Image via Lifehack.org http://goo.gl/sn/VO1H We typically think of OSHA in terms of workplace safety. Safety, however, is only a small part of what OSHA does. In fact, in addition to guarding our nations’ workers from workplace…
Rank this Week: 291

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/
  • Aug 29

    All These Hacks, But Why Should I Care?

    All These Hacks, But Why Should I Care?
    In 2002, I had my first exposure to computers with the most basic computer class called “Computers,” where we played games on Mavis Beacon to improve our typing. For many, that would be our last formal education in the world of…
  • Aug 26

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Believe it or not, but tomorrow is the 25th anniversary of the release of Pearl Jam’s Ten, the band’s debut album which arrived in stores on August 27, 1991. Those were the days. More than a few of us here at Abnormal Use and…
  • Aug 22

    Hot Coffee Karma: The Day Was Bound To Happen

    Hot Coffee Karma: The Day Was Bound To Happen
    I have written about the hot coffee litigation for years. So much so that I suspected that one day I, too, would face my own hot coffee incident. After all, there is only so many times one can say, “Coffee is meant to be…
Rank this Week: 167

IPWatchdog

IPWatchdog

Offers insights on current developments in the intellectual property space, and discusses patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright information and news.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Government is to blame for the skyrocketing price of EpiPens, not patent

    Government is to blame for the skyrocketing price of EpiPens, not patent
    The problem is that the government is standing in the way of these competitive autoinjectors getting into the hands of the patients who need them. For example, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has a competitive autoinjector. However, in March,…
  • Aug 29

    ResMed brings infringement suit over sleep apnea treatment device

    ResMed brings infringement suit over sleep apnea treatment device
    On Wednesday, August 17th, respiratory health device developer ResMed Inc. (NYSE:RMD) of San Diego, CA, announced that it had filed multiple legal actions against Fisher & Paykel Healthcare (NZE:FPH) of Auckland, New Zealand. ResMed is…
  • Aug 28

    Horizon Pharma sues Actavis, Lupin for Paragraph IV certifications on generic Pennsaid

    Horizon Pharma sues Actavis, Lupin for Paragraph IV certifications on generic Pennsaid
    Horizon Pharma filed an action for patent infringement against Actavis and Lupin Pharmaceuticals in response to the filing of Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) by both defendants for a generic version of Pennsaid, a topical…
Rank this Week: 702

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Aug 29

    Medicare Rule on Arbitration Forthcoming

    Medicare Rule on Arbitration Forthcoming
    Michael Williamson of Bloomberg News reported on the forthcoming new Medicare rules on mandatory arbitration agreements in nursing home admission paperwork.  The Office of Management and Budget started reviewing the final rule, which…
  • Aug 28

    Bottom Feeder

    Bottom Feeder
    Laphonza Butler wrote a great article on the importance and necessity of adequate staffing in nursing homes.  Butler is provisional president of SEIU Local 2015 and  president of SEIU California.  Butler bemoans the lack of…
  • Aug 27

    Prison Nursing Home

    Prison Nursing Home
    WSAZ reported on an interesting proposal for a prison nursing home.   More than 200 jobs could be created if the prison nursing home moves forward.  The skilled nursing facility would cater to ill, end-of-life…
Rank this Week: 125

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Recent Articles, Books and Upcoming Conference of Interest

    Recent Articles, Books and Upcoming Conference of Interest
    From SSRN:Jeffrey Benjamin Meyers, Nietzsche and the Law of the ‘The Other’: The Jew in Refraction, (August 19, 2016).Carl J. Minniti, The Lanham Act's Unconstitutional Hodgepodge, (17 Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion 315,…
  • Aug 29

    Court Upholds California's Removal of Belief Exemption From Vaccination Requirement

    Court Upholds California's Removal of Belief Exemption From Vaccination Requirement
    In Whitlow v. State of California, (SD CA, Aug. 26, 2016), a California federal district court refused to grant a preliminary injunction against California's recently enacted SB 277 , a law requiring school students (other than those being…
  • Aug 28

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Daker v. Warren, (11th Cir., Aug. 22, 2016), the 11th Circuit reversed and remanded the district court's dismissal of a Muslim inmate's free exercise challenge (but not his RLUIPA challenge) to a total ban on hardcover books and the…
Rank this Week: 35

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Crash Westbound I-84 Near the Boise Port of Entry

    Crash Westbound I-84 Near the Boise Port of Entry
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Aug 27

    Injury Crash Southbound I15@30

    Injury Crash Southbound I15@30
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Aug 27

    D1 Fatal Crash 900 Block Center Valley Rd, Sandpoint, iD

    D1 Fatal Crash 900 Block Center Valley Rd, Sandpoint, iD
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
Rank this Week: 87

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Aug 29

    Visual Evidence: Teaching about complex ideas (CRISPR  or gene editing) with video

    Visual Evidence: Teaching about complex ideas (CRISPR  or gene editing) with video
    We’ve written about CRISPR (aka gene editing) before and even about concerns of Americans about use of emerging technologies, and while this post is sort of about CRISPR—it is also about visual evidence done right. We often work…
  • Aug 26

    Juvenile offenders, divorce likelihood, assessing conscious awareness  and myth-busting in 2016

    Juvenile offenders, divorce likelihood, assessing conscious awareness  and myth-busting in 2016
    Here’s another collection of tidbits that did not stimulate full posts but that we found interesting enough to share with you so that you can investigate them more for yourself if you so desire. While this post contains more serious…
  • Aug 24

    Psychopathy Personality Inventory—Revised (PPI-R) Scale 

    Psychopathy Personality Inventory—Revised (PPI-R) Scale 
    We wrote about this scale in our last post when researchers (trying to convince the reader there is such a thing as a good psychopath for you to hire) used it in a study of German adults. The PPI-R is apparently a measure of psychopathy that…
Rank this Week: 289

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 60

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Aug 29

    Supreme Court takes up appellate standing issue: Hernandez v. Restoration Hardware

    Supreme Court takes up appellate standing issue: Hernandez v. Restoration Hardware
    In June, the Supreme Court granted the petition for review in Hernandez v. Muller (Restoration Hardware), No. S233983. This is the statement of the issue on review: Must an unnamed class member intervene in the litigation in order to have...
  • Aug 26

    Recent opinion addressing UCL's extraterritorial reach: Aghaji v. Bank of America, N.A.

    Recent opinion addressing UCL's extraterritorial reach: Aghaji v. Bank of America, N.A.
    In Aghaji v. Bank of America, N.A., 247 Cal.App.4th 1110 (May 31, 2016), more than 200 plaintiffs from California and other states brought UCL and other claims against numerous lenders and loan servicers related to the handling of their…
  • Aug 25

    Recent UCL preemption decision: Roberts v. United Healthcare Services, Inc.

    Recent UCL preemption decision: Roberts v. United Healthcare Services, Inc.
    In Roberts v. United Healthcare Services, Inc., ___ Cal.App.4th ___ (Aug. 4, 2016), the Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District, Division Two) held that UCL, FAL, and other claims brought on behalf of a putative class of members of a...
Rank this Week: 187

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    When Your China Employee Leaves, Part 2: A Case Study

    When Your China Employee Leaves, Part 2: A Case Study
    Last week in Part 1 of this series, I wrote how when it comes to terminating an employment contract in China, China employment law and its courts do not treat the employee and the employer as equal parties; the employee has much more power…
  • Aug 28

    China Compliance: A Basic Checklist

    China Compliance: A Basic Checklist
    With the last quarter of the year approaching and China increasing its scrutiny of foreign businesses operating in China, now seems like the right time to talk about what such businesses (WFOEs, joint ventures, representative…
  • Aug 27

    Importing From China: One More (New) Thing You Need To Know

    Importing From China: One More (New) Thing You Need To Know
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) just issued new regulations that establish a new administrative procedure for CBP to investigate antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) evasion. Importers of any product that could remotely be…
Rank this Week: 198

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 29

    A District Attorney’s Gotta Eat, You know

    A District Attorney’s Gotta Eat, You know
    There has been much to appreciate about the changed implemented by the new(ish) Kings County District Attorney, Ken Thompson. not the least of which is he’s not Joe Hynes. Thompson has reviewed and tossed questionable past convictions,…
  • Aug 29

    You Won’t Have Judge Persky To Kick Around Anymore

    You Won’t Have Judge Persky To Kick Around Anymore
    It’s hard to blame him for saying, “screw this, I don’t need to have my family go through this insanity.” It’s not that the voters who elected him to office have lost faith in him. It’s not even that the…
  • Aug 28

    The One Who Got Away

    The One Who Got Away
    People often ask if there’s a sure-fire, fool-proof way to beat a criminal case.  There is, but it’s not recommended. While Mr. Libous was convicted last year of lying to F.B.I. agents and expelled from the State Senate,…
Rank this Week: 66

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Aug 29

    The future of media and some implications for regulation

    The future of media and some implications for regulation
    There has been a lot of soul-searching in mainstream media in the past week, following Shane Smith‘s scathing health check at this year’s MacTaggart lecture at the Edinburgh international TV festival. The lecture should be…
  • Aug 4

    Viral cow video copied in ad campaign, but is it copyright infringement?

    Viral cow video copied in ad campaign, but is it copyright infringement?
    There is an interesting copyright case brewing online. Cyriak Harris is a British freelance video animator, famous for creating surreal videos involving cute animals that are then transformed in often nightmarish ways (my favourite is Kitty…
  • Jul 27

    Wikileaks: Who watches the watchmen?

    Wikileaks: Who watches the watchmen?
    With great power comes great responsibility. Yes, this is a line from a superhero movie, but it is just as relevant as when Uncle Ben said it on screen in 2002 (technically, it dates back to the first Spider-man comic in 1962, but I digress).…
Rank this Week: 907

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Aug 29

    The EEOC has no chill for your discriminatory prescription drug use and hiring policy

    The EEOC has no chill for your discriminatory prescription drug use and hiring policy
    Do you require potential hires to pass a drug test as a condition of employment? If so, there are some limits as to what you can do. For example, the Americans with Disabilities Act is the federal law that make it unlawful…
  • Aug 26

    Unusual or just plain creepy? 13 unique ways folks tried to get hired

    Unusual or just plain creepy? 13 unique ways folks tried to get hired
    This one time, at band camp… Hey, I’ll get to the “13 Unusual Things Job Seekers Have Done To Get Noticed” (thank you for compiling this list, Career Builder), in a sec. But, first, for those of you who…
  • Aug 25

    Pish-posh to everything we ever knew about litigating discrimination claim

    Pish-posh to everything we ever knew about litigating discrimination claim
    I feel naked. And, I have the vapors. Quick! Someone fetch me my diamond-studded bathrobe and, oh yes, my pearls for clutching. Evidence is evidence. Someone once described the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to me as a maverick…
Rank this Week: 691

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Aug 29

    BRT’s Updated Governance Principles: What’s Good for the Goose…

    BRT’s Updated Governance Principles: What’s Good for the Goose…
    The Business Roundtable recently updated its “Corporate Governance Principles” for the first time since 2012.  The updates focus on encouraging more shareholder engagement, boardroom diversity, and…
  • Aug 26

    Disclosure Effectiveness: Item 400 Series “Proposal”

    Disclosure Effectiveness: Item 400 Series “Proposal”
    Yesterday, as the latest in Corp Fin’s disclosure effectiveness project, the SEC posted an 8-page “request for comment” on the disclosure requirements in Subpart 400 of Regulation S-K. The scant press release named three…
  • Aug 25

    Hi. I’m the New Guy.

    Hi. I’m the New Guy.
    Hello everybody, I’m John Jenkins – the newest editor here at TheCorporateCounsel.net.  Some of you may have noticed me lurking around the “Q&A Forums” while Broc has been struggling valiantly…
Rank this Week: 413

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Aug 29

    Transcript: “How to Apply Legal Project Management to Deals”

    Transcript: “How to Apply Legal Project Management to Deals”
    We have posted the transcript for our recent webcast: “How to Apply Legal Project Management to Deals.” – John Jenkin
  • Aug 25

    Disclosure-Only Settlements: Mootness Fee

    Disclosure-Only Settlements: Mootness Fee
    Here’s news from this alert from Cleary Gottlieb: As a result of courts’ continued disfavor of disclosure-only settlements, more defendants have decided to issue supplemental disclosures that would unilaterally moot any disclosure…
  • Aug 23

    September-October Issue: Deal Lawyers Print Newsletter

    September-October Issue: Deal Lawyers Print Newsletter
    This September-October issue of the Deal Lawyers print newsletter has been posted – & also sent to the printers – and includes articles on: – “This is the Business We’ve Chosen…” –…
Rank this Week: 336

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Precedential No. 23: TTAB Affirms Refusal Of "pitchingsmart" Due To Faulty I.D. And Specimen

    Precedential No. 23: TTAB Affirms Refusal Of "pitchingsmart" Due To Faulty I.D. And Specimen
    Applicant Jimmy Moore LLC struck out in its attempt to register the mark pitchingsmart (in standard character form) for "entertainment in the nature of baseball games" in Class 41. Recognizing that this original recitation of services was…
  • Aug 26

    Precedential No. 22: Appellee Fails To Address PTO Refusals, TTAB Affirm

    Precedential No. 22: Appellee Fails To Address PTO Refusals, TTAB Affirm
    The Board affirmed the USPTO's refusal to register the mark HEMP HOME HEALTH for "home health care services" because Applicants, in their appeal, failed to address the three grounds of refusal: mere descriptiveness or deceptive…
  • Aug 25

    TTAB Test: Is "PRO." (Stylized) Merely Descriptive of Architectural Services?

    TTAB Test: Is "PRO." (Stylized) Merely Descriptive of Architectural Services?
    The USPTO refused registration of the mark PRO. in the form shown below, finding it to be merely descriptive of "consulting services in the field of architectural design." Applicant Pic Pro appealed, contending that the stylization of the…
Rank this Week: 164

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    How the Korean Government Monitors Bloggers in Korea

    How the Korean Government Monitors Bloggers in Korea
    A recent news report raised concerns as to whether Korean police followed proper process concerning the regulation and monitoring by the government of internet blogging.   Last week, A South... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Aug 26

    Korea to Rule if Pokémon GO Can Be Released Nationally in Korea

    Korea to Rule if Pokémon GO Can Be Released Nationally in Korea
    Korea awaits a decision from the government that will effect the national release of the wildly-popular Pokémon GO app. We recently discussed the legal ramification in America that come with use of... Korean Law and Business Updates…
  • Aug 19

    Right to Publicity/Portrait in Korea: Entertainment Law Basics in Korea

    Right to Publicity/Portrait in Korea: Entertainment Law Basics in Korea
    Recently, the Seoul Central District Court delivered a decision that it is the violation of one right to publicity/portrait rights for a person to share an image on a public site for commercial... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
Rank this Week: 928

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 29

    J.D. Vance on payday lending

    J.D. Vance on payday lending
    J.D. Vance’s bestselling memoir Hillbilly Elegy, which I read last week and recommend (reviews: Aaron Renn, City Journal; Robert Pondiscio, U.S. News) is not as political a book as the early reviewers made it sound, and Vance takes an…
  • Aug 28

    Arizona AG, citing “systemic abuse”, asks for dismissal of batch ADA case

    Arizona AG, citing “systemic abuse”, asks for dismissal of batch ADA case
    The “Arizona attorney general’s office on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss more than 1,000 cases focused on business parking lots, brought by a Phoenix lawyer … The lawyer, Peter Strojnik, has filed more than 2,000…
  • Aug 28

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    Wells Fargo declines to serve firm that sells knives online, which might related to a “mass de-risking” trend that followed Operation Choke Point [Kelsey Harkness/Daily Signal, H. Clay Aalders/The Truth About Knives] “Time…
Rank this Week: 26

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Aug 29

    Training Caregivers Gets Good Result

    Training Caregivers Gets Good Result
    Kaiser Health News (KHN) ran a story about the benefits of training caregivers to give care. Teaching In-Home Caregivers Seems To Pay Off explains that "[u]nder a pilot program, nearly 6,000 aides in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and…
  • Aug 29

    Where's the Beef? One University of Arizona Professor Apparently Knew....

    Where's the Beef? One University of Arizona Professor Apparently Knew....
    We often report on crimes against older adults on this blog, but last week an 80-year-old former University of Arizona professor pleaded guilty to theft of more than $80,000 from his employer. How did he accomplish that? The animal…
  • Aug 26

    The CNA Conundrum: Background Checks, Continuing Education & Licensure

    The CNA Conundrum: Background Checks, Continuing Education & Licensure
    The long-term care industry depends hugely on the services of "nursing assistants," also known as NAs, who provide basic but important care for residents or patients under the direction of nursing staff (who, in turn, are usually…
Rank this Week: 296

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Aug 29

    Sugarman Wins Prosser Award

    Sugarman Wins Prosser Award
    The AALS Section on Torts and Compensation Systems is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 William L. Prosser Award is Stephen Sugarman, Roger J. Traynor Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of…
  • Aug 26

    Two from Hart Publishing

    Two from Hart Publishing
    Hart Publishing has published James Edelman and Elise Bant's Unjust Enrichment. From the blurb: Unjust enrichment is one of the least understood of the major branches of private law. This book builds on the 2006 work by the same authors,...
  • Aug 26

    Sant'Ambrogio & Zimmerman on Agency Class Action

    Sant'Ambrogio & Zimmerman on Agency Class Action
    Michael Sant'Ambrogio and Adam Zimmerman have posted to SSRN Inside the Agency Class Action. The abstract provides: Federal agencies in the United States hear almost twice as many cases each year as all the federal courts. But agencies…
Rank this Week: 434

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Why Did Pedestrian Fatalities Increase in 2015?

    Why Did Pedestrian Fatalities Increase in 2015?
    Reports released earlier this year by the Governors Highway Safety Association has brought up an alarming number of issues regarding pedestrian fatalities. In 2015, it was a horrific year for pedestrians – with fatal car and truck…
  • Aug 26

    Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?

    Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?
    Nursing home injuries are increasingly common in the United States, and one of the most grotesque forms of abuse and neglect. Whether it is yourself or a loved one who has been injured, you do have rights under the law. After an injury or…
  • Aug 22

    The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?

    The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?
    Car seat recalls are issued out of precaution – and sometimes, no real injuries have occurred. But, there are times when the risks associated with those recalls are common – and a child could suffer serious injury. The Britax car…
Rank this Week: 705

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Why Did Pedestrian Fatalities Increase in 2015?

    Why Did Pedestrian Fatalities Increase in 2015?
    Reports released earlier this year by the Governors Highway Safety Association has brought up an alarming number of issues regarding pedestrian fatalities. In 2015, it was a horrific year for pedestrians – with fatal car and truck…
  • Aug 26

    Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?

    Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?
    Nursing home injuries are increasingly common in the United States, and one of the most grotesque forms of abuse and neglect. Whether it is yourself or a loved one who has been injured, you do have rights under the law. After an injury or…
  • Aug 22

    The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?

    The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?
    Car seat recalls are issued out of precaution – and sometimes, no real injuries have occurred. But, there are times when the risks associated with those recalls are common – and a child could suffer serious injury. The Britax car…
Rank this Week: 509

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

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

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Aug 29

    Agreement To Arbitrate “Any Disputes” Doesn’t Reach Derivative Claim

    Agreement To Arbitrate “Any Disputes” Doesn’t Reach Derivative Claim
    Corn v. Superior Court, 2016 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 6182 (Cal. App. 2d Dist. Aug. 22, 2016) is a case about the meaning of one sentence in a settlement agreement consisting of just seven words – “The Parties…
  • Aug 26

    Three Considerations For Drafting A Code of Business Conduct

    Three Considerations For Drafting A Code of Business Conduct
    Although the Securities and Exchange Commission does not require that a company adopt a code of business conduct and ethics, I would be very surprised to hear of an SEC reporting company that has not adopted such a code.  Item 406…
  • Aug 25

    Are Alternate Committee Members “Then Serving”?

    Are Alternate Committee Members “Then Serving”?
    A number of amendments to Delaware’s General Corporation Law took effect at the beginning of this month.  One of these changes was to establish a default quorum requirement for meetings of committees of corporate boards of…
Rank this Week: 638

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 692

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Aug 29

    Aggrieved parties and the right to appeal.

    Aggrieved parties and the right to appeal.
    Practice point:  The order was not based on defendant's default but on the merits, after consideration of the parties' arguments. Therefore, defendant is an aggrieved party and may appeal the motion court's determination.Student…
  • Aug 26

    Alleged ineffective assistance of counsel.

    Alleged ineffective assistance of counsel.
    Practice point:  In a civil litigation, an attorney's errors or omissions are binding on the client, and, in the absence of extraordinary circumstances, the court will not entertain a claim of ineffective assistance of…
  • Aug 25

    Company policy manuals as enforceable obligations.

    Company policy manuals as enforceable obligations.
    Practice point:  Provisions in company policy manuals that can be amended or withdrawn unilaterally do not constitute enforceable obligations owing from an employer to its employees, absent a showing of the employer's regular practice of…
Rank this Week: 794

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Aug 29

    August Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    August Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the August 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $2 million and $192,948 verdicts- Bolivar County products liability case alleging defective design of Hyundai anti-lock braking system (10/17/14); $1,036,000…
  • Aug 26

    Miss. Court of Appeals Affirms Million-Plus Silica Verdict

    Miss. Court of Appeals Affirms Million-Plus Silica Verdict
    On Tuesday the Mississippi Court of Appeals affirmed a $1,095,000 Hinds County jury verdict in Barnett v. Miss. Valley Silica Co. Here is my brief post in October 2012 reporting on the verdict. The decedent worked near sandblasting at Miss.…
  • Aug 24

    A Look at Filing Statistics for Labor and Employment Cases in Federal Court

    A Look at Filing Statistics for Labor and Employment Cases in Federal Court
    Mississippi Bar Labor and Employment Section Chair Nick Norris recently provided me with the section’s research regarding labor and employment filings in federal court for 2005 – 2014. Here it is: Labor and Employment Section…
Rank this Week: 181

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
Rank this Week: 578