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Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 8

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Oct 17

    Real Estate Broker Loses Million Dollar Commission

    Real Estate Broker Loses Million Dollar Commission
    Broker sought to recover commission or finder’s fee of $1,250,000. A NY Broker, who was not registered or licensed as real estate broker in Florida, brought an action against the purchaser of real property in Florida…
  • Oct 17

    Important Decision for Automobile Accident Case

    Important Decision for Automobile Accident Case
      In January of 2014, the Appellate Division affirmed a summary judgment for the defendant in Lee v. D. Daniels Contr., Ltd., 2014 NY Slip Op 00487.  This case centered around an interesting question, to wit, Does a parties conduct…
  • Oct 16

    Lawline.com Faculty Member

    Lawline.com Faculty Member
    I would like to thank Lawline.com for the opportunity to teach a couple of courses focusing on Landlord Tenant and Foreclosure Defense.  Anybody who wants to view the courses can click the link below:   lawline.com – John A.…
Rank this Week: 929

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Oct 17

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para o fim de semana

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para o fim de semana
    Na Trilha da Vida O programa deste sábado conta a trajetória de Antônio Fabricio, mineiro do município de Brasília de Minas e atual diretor da Associação Brasileira de Advogados Trabalhistas…
  • Oct 17

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sábado, 18/10 8h - Saber Direito Debate O Direito Urbanístico aborda questões como vizinhança, construção e, principalmente, planejamento territorial. Cada município tem que ter seu…
  • Oct 17

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para segunda-feira (20)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para segunda-feira (20)
    Revista JustiçaNo quadro “Direito Civil”, o professor Flávio Tartuce, doutor em Direito Civil pela USP, fala sobre resolução do contrato por onerosidade excessiva. O programa traz ainda uma entrevista…
Rank this Week: 204

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
Rank this Week: 549

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 309

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Oct 17

    TWiL 279: Blame Kevin

    TWiL 279: Blame Kevin
    Hosts: Denise Howell. Legal answers to cyber-gambling, Silk Road defendant Ross Ulbricht's catch-22, privacy implications with archiving the web and more. Guests: Michael Nelson, Ron Rychlak and Kevin Thompson Photo credit: John Seb…
  • Oct 10

    TWiL 278: Schroedinger's Crypto

    TWiL 278: Schroedinger's Crypto
    Hosts: Denise Howell. This week Denise Howell talks to a panel of experts on Cryptocurrency and how Bitcoin technology help can possibly help save journalism, the arts, and Ebola? Guests: Warren Allen, Peter Van Valkenburgh and Aaron J.…
  • Oct 3

    TWiL 277: Over the Tent and Into the Wallet

    TWiL 277: Over the Tent and Into the Wallet
    Hosts: Denise Howell. Hollywood and drone regulation, the FCC tries to ban "Redskins", can social network Ello overtake Facebook? And more! Guests: Jonathan Askin, Reg Levy and Mary Hodder Photo credit: Mark Dumont Download or…
Rank this Week: 995

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    A Deaccessioning Puzzle

    A Deaccessioning Puzzle
    Reading about Mitch Rales's Glenstone collection in Carol Vogel's column today got me thinking about how museums come to be bound by the "ethical" rules regarding deaccessioning.  I mean in the most literal sense:  how does it…
  • Oct 17

    30 month

    30 month
    Prison time for foundry owner who sold Jasper Johns fakes.
  • Oct 17

    Family Squabble

    Family Squabble
    NYT:   Charges of Looting as Heirs Dispute C.C. Wang Collection.
Rank this Week: 384

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Oct 17

    The 2014 Ig Nobel Prize

    The 2014 Ig Nobel Prize
    As long as I'm on the topic of Nobel-Prize-Related Comedy With at Best a Tenuous Connection to Legal Humor (see "Did You Pack This Nobel Prize Yourself?" (Oct. 16)), I should mention this year's Ig Nobel Prize winners, which…
  • Oct 16

    Did You Pack This Nobel Prize Yourself?

    Did You Pack This Nobel Prize Yourself?
    Brian Schmidt (along with two others) won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering that the expansion rate of the universe is accelerating, which implies the existence of a huge amount of "dark" energy and matter that we…
  • Oct 15

    Beer Verdict Reversed in Alcohol Case

    Beer Verdict Reversed in Alcohol Case
    The Journal Sentinel's headline for this one, "Judge Beer's verdict for underage drinker goes flat on appeal," is at least as good as mine and more descriptive. (Thanks, Scott.) Judge James Beer did indeed rule in favor of someone…
Rank this Week: 476

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Oct 17

    Three Injured in Plane Crash in Big Bear, California

    Three Injured in Plane Crash in Big Bear, California
    BIG BEAR, CA — Three people were hurt after a plane crash that happened in Big Bear, California on Thursday, October 16th, 2014. The article from the KPCC said that the accident happened around 2:00 Thursday afternoon. Three individuals…
  • Oct 17

    One Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Dyer Street in El Paso, Texa

    One Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Dyer Street in El Paso, Texa
    EL PASO, TX — One man was taken to the hospital after a collision between a motorcycle and an SUV in El Paso, Texas on Thursday, October 16th, 2014. The article from The El Paso Times said that the accident happened sometime Thursday…
  • Oct 17

    Three Injured in Car Accident on Westpark Tollway at Jeanetta Road in Houston, Texa

    Three Injured in Car Accident on Westpark Tollway at Jeanetta Road in Houston, Texa
    HOUSTON, TX — Three people were taken to the hospital after a chain reaction accident in Houston, Texas on Friday, October 17th, 2014. The article from Click 2 Houston said that the accident happened early Friday morning. Three…
Rank this Week: 27

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Johnson v. Appellate Division (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2014)

    Johnson v. Appellate Division (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2014)
    The Court of Appeal confirms today that when CCP says that you have to have "three judges" on the panels that hears appeals, it really means "three".  Not two.  Three.  Even if two judges are enough to issue a judgment.You…
  • Oct 17

    Nixon Peabody v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2014)

    Nixon Peabody v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2014)
    Here are two hypotheticals.  Tell me how you think each one should come out.Hypothetical One.  Plaintiff files a state court lawsuit through counsel, plaintiff and his attorney decide to dismiss the lawsuit and refile it, and…
  • Oct 16

    People v. Blakely (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 16, 2014)

    People v. Blakely (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 16, 2014)
    Ordinarily you'd be happy if someone told you that you were pretty clearly sane.But the contrary is true when that person is a trial judge holding that the evidence of your sanity is so clear that she's taking this issue away from the jury.…
Rank this Week: 142

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Oct 17

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling
    Uber Technologies Inc. is challenging a French court ruling that deems one of its fastest-growing services to be illegal in France, escalating a fight amid the car-hailing company’s broader battles in Europe.
  • Oct 17

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling
    Uber Technologies Inc. is challenging a French court ruling that deems one of its fastest-growing services to be illegal in France, escalating a fight amid the car-hailing company’s broader battles in Europe.
  • Oct 17

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling
    Uber Technologies Inc. is challenging a French court ruling that deems one of its fastest-growing services to be illegal in France, escalating a fight amid the car-hailing company’s broader battles in Europe.
Rank this Week: 70

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/
  • Oct 17

    Low-Income Housing Coop: Different Board, Different Result?

    Low-Income Housing Coop: Different Board, Different Result?
    A low-income housing cooperative that sought reconsideration of the IRS’s determination that it did not qualify as a 501(c)(3) received a final determination earlier this month that it indeed fail to meet the requirements of 501(c)(3). The…
  • Oct 16

    IRA Charitable Rollover Provision: Will Congress Extend or Not Extend?

    IRA Charitable Rollover Provision: Will Congress Extend or Not Extend?
    An insightful Wall Street Journal commentary addresses the likely outcome for the IRA Charitable Rollover Provision. This provision allows taxpayers aged 70.5 and older to make deductible charitable contributions (up to $100,000) from their…
  • Oct 15

    On the March to Efficiency: Millennials & Charity: Water

    On the March to Efficiency: Millennials & Charity: Water
    A concept that I have introduced through scholarly writing and blogged about here is the need for a more efficient charitable market. In August, I commented upon a Vanguard Charitable study that found millennials are more likely to see…
Rank this Week: 386

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Recovery of United Mortgage Trust Investment Losse

    Recovery of United Mortgage Trust Investment Losse
    Did you suffer losses investing in United Mortgage Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recover your investment loss through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the broker dealer that sold you the investment.…
  • Oct 17

    Recovery of TIER REIT Investment Losse

    Recovery of TIER REIT Investment Losse
    Did you suffer losses investing in TIER REIT? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recover your investment loss through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the broker dealer that sold you the investment. According to…
  • Oct 17

    Recovery of Inland American Real Estate Trust Investment Losse

    Recovery of Inland American Real Estate Trust Investment Losse
    Did you suffer losses investing in Inland American Real Estate Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recover your investment loss through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the broker dealer that sold you the…
Rank this Week: 220

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/
  • Oct 17

    CFPB Updates Dodd-Frank Mortgage Rules Readiness Guide

    CFPB Updates Dodd-Frank Mortgage Rules Readiness Guide
    Recently, the CFPB published an updated mortgage rules Readiness Guide for financial institutions to assist them in complying with new mortgage lending requirements. The Guide contains: (i) a summary of the mortgage rules finalized by the…
  • Oct 17

    Proposed Changes to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule

    Proposed Changes to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule
    On October 10, the CFPB issued a proposal to modify and make technical amendments to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule, issued in November of 2013. Specifically, the CFPB proposes to (i) relax the timing requirements associated with…
  • Oct 17

    CFPB Report Analyzes Private Student Loan Borrowers’ Complaint

    CFPB Report Analyzes Private Student Loan Borrowers’ Complaint
    On October 16, the CFPB announced the findings of its annual student loan ombudsman report. Analyzing over 5,000 private student loan complaints that the CFPB received from October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014, the report highlights the…
Rank this Week: 530

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Teen Driver Safety Week 2014: Part 1 of 2

    Teen Driver Safety Week 2014: Part 1 of 2
    Despite what teenagers may believe, they are not the best drivers. Tragically, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. In many cases, the teenagers who died were behind the wheel. Since it…
  • Oct 9

    October is National Crime Prevention Month

    October is National Crime Prevention Month
    While we specialize in helping people pick up the pieces after misfortune strikes, we never like to see a crisis occur. While some accidents are unavoidable (especially for the victims), some problems can be avoided through careful planning…
  • Oct 8

    Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Kicks Off Drive Safely Work Week 2014

    Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Kicks Off Drive Safely Work Week 2014
    Unless you are a bomb squad technician or a professional stuntman, driving is probably the most dangerous part of your job. In fact, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death on the job and the second-leading cause of unintentional…
Rank this Week: 567

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Several Former NFL Players Object To Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

    Several Former NFL Players Object To Concussion Lawsuit Settlement
    This week, ten former NFL players filed objections to the NFL Concussion Lawsuit settlement due to concerns that the settlement does not adequately compensate the victims of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. CTE is a brain injury of…
  • Sep 30

    Second Fatal Bike Accident In Central Park In Two Month

    Second Fatal Bike Accident In Central Park In Two Month
    On September 18th, Jill Tarlov, 59, a married mother of two and former employee of WINS News, was crossing West Drive near West 63rd Street when she was struck by a bicyclist, 31 year old Jason Marshall.  Apparently, Marshall was…
  • Sep 16

    NFL Acknowledges Traumatic Brain Injury Will Affect 1 In 3 Former Player

    NFL Acknowledges Traumatic Brain Injury Will Affect 1 In 3 Former Player
    In a stunning and sudden change of position, the National Football League now acknowledges that 1 in 3 former players are likely to develop some long term brain damage from repeated head trauma and TBI suffered during their playing careers. …
Rank this Week: 783

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Oct 17

    Another Prosecution Bar Case, but With a Twist

    Another Prosecution Bar Case, but With a Twist
    As I’ve pointed out elsewhere here, the adoption of the AIA has created various issues for existing prosecution bars: if you are using a pre-AIA form, consider whether it applies to the new post-grant proceedings.  Courts are…
  • Oct 17

    How is Patent Litigation like Baseball?

    How is Patent Litigation like Baseball?
    By Jason Rantanen I’m a moderately-dedicated baseball fan*, so I’ve been listening** to quite a few baseball games over the past few weeks.  And as I’ve been listening to the games, it’s struck me that in many…
  • Oct 16

    Director Michelle Lee

    Director Michelle Lee
    The White House has announced President Obama’s plans to nominate Michelle Lee for the position of Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.…
Rank this Week: 185

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Oct 17

    Wrongfully Convicted: William Dillon and His Life in Prison

    Wrongfully Convicted: William Dillon and His Life in Prison
    Imagine being 20 years old and being investigated for a murder you didn't commit. Would you know what to say or do? Failure to react correctly could cost you a lifetime in prison. Sound far-fetched? It might surprise you to learn that it…
  • Oct 3

    The Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame: Rainmakers Who Ran the Gauntlet

    The Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame: Rainmakers Who Ran the Gauntlet
    Famed legal writer John Grisham calls them Rainmakers. We've celebrated their legendary victories in cinematic works such as "A Civil Action" and "Erin Brockovich." In Hollywood, these plaintiffs attorneys are often portrayed as Davids to…
  • Sep 19

    Fighting for Fifteen: Does Increasing the Minimum Wage Help the Economy?

    Fighting for Fifteen: Does Increasing the Minimum Wage Help the Economy?
    Worker groups around the country are demonstrating for the purpose of increasing the minimum wage while experts and policy makers debate the effect of such change. Proponents say a higher minimum wage helps low-skilled workers and boosts the…
Rank this Week: 538

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 73

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Oct 17

    Philadelphia Inquirer Urges Philly DA to Drop Charges Against Anthony Wright

    Philadelphia Inquirer Urges Philly DA to Drop Charges Against Anthony Wright
    An editorial in Friday's Philadelphia Inquirer urges the city's District Attorney Seth Williams not to retry Anthony Wright, whose rape and murder convictions were overturned last month based on new DNA testing that revealed the crimes were…
  • Oct 16

    Murder Conviction Overturned After Three Decades Based on DNA Evidence

    Murder Conviction Overturned After Three Decades Based on DNA Evidence
    Nearly thirty years after a New York man was convicted of a 1985 homicide, he was freed from prison Wednesday when Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson vacated the conviction based on DNA evidence. David McCallum was 16 when he and…
  • Oct 15

    The Los Angeles Times Calls for Recording of Interrogation

    The Los Angeles Times Calls for Recording of Interrogation
    One month after DNA evidence exonerated a pair of North Carolina brothers who were convicted of rape and murder based on their coerced confessions, an editorial in Wednesday's Los Angeles Times outlines how law enforcement can prevent future…
Rank this Week: 460

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Plan B

    Plan B
    Should Amendment 1 and other efforts to prevent the end of all life on Earth fail, it's good to have a Plan B!Don’t worry about climate change guys. If we destroy this planet, we’ll just move to another one! Well, not exactly…
  • Oct 17

    How Do You Execute Against a Terrorist Organization? Plus "Bad Judge" Friday!

    How Do You Execute Against a Terrorist Organization? Plus "Bad Judge" Friday!
    It's Friday, so let's keep it light with the 11th Circuit discussing FARC:On February 13, 2003, Keith Stansell, Marc Gonsalves, Thomas Howes, and Thomas Janis were flying over Colombia while performing counter-narcotics reconnaissance.…
  • Oct 17

    Yes On 1

    Yes On 1
    Do you drink water? I drink water. I like water. Water is good. When you break life down to its most basic essentials, water is right there with food, air, shelter, and love. That is why I'm supporting Amendment 1. (Notice I left out…
Rank this Week: 236

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Oct 17

    Senate Democrats: Refugee Mothers and Children "Should Not Be Treated Like Criminals."

    Senate Democrats: Refugee Mothers and Children "Should Not Be Treated Like Criminals."
    In a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson yesterday, 10 Democratic senators, including all of the party's leaders, wrote: "Mothers and their children who have fled violence in their home countries should not be treated like…
  • Oct 17

    Jail Doesn't Help Addicts. Let's Stop Sending Them There.

    Jail Doesn't Help Addicts. Let's Stop Sending Them There.
    Misti Barrickman has scoliosis. Since she was a teenager, it's been debilitating. It hurt to lie down. It hurt to stand up. She started taking Oxycontin to help with the pain and became addicted. She came to Seattle to find large quantities…
  • Oct 16

    On the Creation of Giant Voiceprint Database

    On the Creation of Giant Voiceprint Database
    The Associated Press ran a story (along with two sidebars) this week on the use of voiceprints by big banks and other institutions. Those companies say they are using the technology to fight fraud, but in the process they are apparently…
Rank this Week: 50

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Oct 17

    TRAP Laws Impose Costs, Even When Clinics Stay Open

    TRAP Laws Impose Costs, Even When Clinics Stay Open
    RH Reality Check: The Hidden Costs of Abortion Restrictions, by Carole Joffe (Univ. of Calif.): “You walk into our surgery center and it’s so cold and scary. There’s no art. The lights are bright, the recovery rooms smell like…
  • Oct 17

    Reviews of Katha Pollitt's "Pro," And Interviews with Pollitt

    Reviews of Katha Pollitt's "Pro," And Interviews with Pollitt
    The New York Times: Take Back the Right: Katha Pollitt's 'Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights', by Clara Jeffery: “I never had an abortion, but my mother did. She didn’t tell me about it, but from what I pieced together after her...
  • Oct 17

    Excerpt from Katha Pollitt's New Book, "Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights"

    Excerpt from Katha Pollitt's New Book, "Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights"
    The Huffington Post -- The Blog: The Abortion Conversation We Need To Have, by Katha Pollitt: Abortion. We need to talk about it. I know, sometimes it seems as if we talk of little else, so perhaps I should say...
Rank this Week: 137

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Court Criticizes Doctor As Being “An Advocate For ICBC”

    Court Criticizes Doctor As Being “An Advocate For ICBC”
    Adding to this site’s archives of judicial criticism of ‘advocate’ expert witnesses, reasons for judgement were released today  by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry rejecting the evidence of a defence expert on…
  • Oct 14

    Passenger 35% To Blame For Riding With Impaired Driver

    Passenger 35% To Blame For Riding With Impaired Driver
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, addressing contributory negligence for a passenger who rides with an impaired motorist involved in a collision. In today’s case (Telford v. Hogan)…
  • Oct 9

    The Revival Of ICBC TTD Benefit

    The Revival Of ICBC TTD Benefit
    Important reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Nanaimo Registry, addressing the entitlement of a claimant to ‘revive‘ ICBC disability benefits after an attempted return to work. In today’s case…
Rank this Week: 199

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Oct 17

    Kansas AG Seeks to Reinstate Death Sentence

    Kansas AG Seeks to Reinstate Death Sentence
    "Kansas AG petitions US Supreme Court to reinstate death penalty for Carrs, Gleason," is by Dion Lefler of the Wichita Eagle. Seeking to restore the death penalty for three murderers, including the Carr brothers who killed five Wichitans 14…
  • Oct 17

    In Philadelphia

    In Philadelphia
    Today's Philadelphia Inquirer publishes the editorial, "Dead end for D.A." Here's the beginning: Jailed for life for a vicious murder he insists he did not commit, Anthony Wright spent nearly half his time behind bars awaiting the day last…
  • Oct 17

    Oklahoma Has No Margin for Error

    Oklahoma Has No Margin for Error
    That's the subtitle of an editorial published in today's Oklahoman, "State right to seek delay in pending Oklahoma executions." THE state attorney general’s office did the right thing in requesting that Oklahoma hold off on any…
Rank this Week: 52

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
  • Oct 17

    Kyrillos Praises Quick Signing of Sports Betting Bill

    Kyrillos Praises Quick Signing of Sports Betting Bill
    Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) issued the following statement following the signing of legislation that removes state prohibitions on sports wagering at New Jersey’s casinos and racetracks. Legislation sponsored by Sen. Ray Lesniak…
  • Oct 17

    Bateman Receives Oak Leaf Award from The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey

    Bateman Receives Oak Leaf Award from The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey
    Senator Kip Bateman (R-16) was honored with an Oak Leaf Award by The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey for his years of work to protect the environment, preserve open space and farmland, and other important environmental issues. Sen. Kip…
  • Oct 16

    Senate Committee Approves “Kimmie’s Law” to Establish Zero Tolerance for Driving Under the Influence of Inhalant

    Senate Committee Approves “Kimmie’s Law” to Establish Zero Tolerance for Driving Under the Influence of Inhalant
    Legislation sponsored by Senator Steven Oroho (R-24) making it illegal to drive under the influence of any amount of a prohibited inhalant, such as glue or aerosol, has been approved the Senate Law & Public Safety Committee. Kimberly…
Rank this Week: 178

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Oct 17

    To Rent or Not to Rent

    To Rent or Not to Rent
    Condo owners who want to rent their units should be aware that certain steps are required before doing so. Directors and managers may want to pass along this information to their residents. Click here and look at my most recent article on…
  • Oct 15

    Click Here for a Video Message from Denise Lash

    Click Here for a Video Message from Denise Lash
    Enjoy this personal video message from Aird & Berlis LLP Condo Partner, Denise Lash.  
  • Oct 9

    Changes to Ontario Building Code – Six Storey Wood Building

    Changes to Ontario Building Code – Six Storey Wood Building
    The Ontario government recently announced that it was introducing changes to the Ontario Building Code (effective January 1, 2015) that will allow wood-frame buildings to be built up to six stories (the previous limit was…
Rank this Week: 879

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Oct 17

    Judicial Power, Same-Sex Marriage and Political Backlash: Why the High Court Was Right to Wait

    Judicial Power, Same-Sex Marriage and Political Backlash: Why the High Court Was Right to Wait
    by Eric J. Segall, the Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of LawPrior to the oral arguments in the 2013 same-sex marriage cases involving the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and…
  • Oct 17

    LegalEyes for October 17, 2014

    LegalEyes for October 17, 2014
    by Caroline CoxNorm Ornstein argues in The Atlantic that the money flooding into judicial elections is the dangerous result of Citizens United.In Slate, Dahlia Lithwick considers what the Supreme Court’s silence on the major issues…
  • Oct 17

    LegalEyes for October 17, 2014

    LegalEyes for October 17, 2014
    by Caroline CoxNorm Ornstein argues in The Atlantic that the money flooding into judicial elections is the dangerous result of Citizens United.In Slate, Dahlia Lithwick considers what the Supreme Court’s silence on the major issues…
Rank this Week: 504

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Oct 17

    Summary of October 15, 2014 conference report for civil case

    Summary of October 15, 2014 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • Oct 17

    “Courting Corruption: The Auctioning of the Judicial System”

    “Courting Corruption: The Auctioning of the Judicial System”
    Norm Ornstein writes in The Atlantic about the post-Citizens United world of judicial elections.  Judicial elections, he says, “are no way to select impartial and high-quality jurists.  But judicial elections in the age of…
  • Oct 17

    Single act/multiple convictions opinion filing Monday; first opinion since August

    Single act/multiple convictions opinion filing Monday; first opinion since August
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in People v. Gonzalez, which raises the issue whether the defendant was properly convicted of both oral copulation of an unconscious person and oral copulation of an intoxicated…
Rank this Week: 512

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Oct 17

    Proposal for Canadian cooperative capital markets regulator: Infrastructure and regulatory authority

    Proposal for Canadian cooperative capital markets regulator: Infrastructure and regulatory authority
    Margaret Grottenthaler, Ramandeep K. Grewal and Alex Colangelo -  As we recently discussed, the federal government, Ontario, B.C., Saskatchewan and New Brunswick have agreed to implement a cooperative…
  • Oct 17

    CSA adopt changes to registrant regulatory framework

    CSA adopt changes to registrant regulatory framework
    The CSA yesterday published a range of final changes to the registrant regulatory framework intended to codify exemptive relief and narrow the scope of activities that are conducted by certain registrants. The CSA proposed the…
  • Oct 17

    IIROC releases FAQ regarding Client Relationship Model

    IIROC releases FAQ regarding Client Relationship Model
    IIROC yesterday released a set of responses to frequently asked questions in regards to implementation of its Client Relationship Model. As we've previously discussed, IIROC has adopted a number of rule amendments…
Rank this Week: 900

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 863

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Oct 17

    Cops Need a Warrant to Grab Your Cell Tower Data, Florida Court Rule

    Cops Need a Warrant to Grab Your Cell Tower Data, Florida Court Rule
    Americans may have a Florida drug dealer to thank for expanding our right to privacy. Police departments around the country have been collecting phone metadata from telecoms and using a sophisticated spy tool to track people through their…
  • Oct 17

    Kickstarter Freezes Anonabox Privacy Router Project for Misleading Funder

    Kickstarter Freezes Anonabox Privacy Router Project for Misleading Funder
    On Friday afternoon Kickstarter suspended the crowdfunding campaign for Anonabox, an initiative to sell a tiny, $45 router that would run all the user's online traffic over the anonymity network Tor. The post Kickstarter Freezes Anonabox…
  • Oct 16

    Privacy Router Anonabox Gets $600K in Crowdfunding—And Huge Backlash

    Privacy Router Anonabox Gets $600K in Crowdfunding—And Huge Backlash
    The Tor-enabled router project known as Anonabox successfully tapped into thousands of Internet users' desire for simpler privacy tech. Unfortunately, it wasn't ready for the scrutiny that success brought with it. The post Privacy Router…
Rank this Week: 18

DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
Rank this Week: 257

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
  • Oct 17

    NextDecade Expects to File for FERC Pre-Filing Review in January 2015

    NextDecade Expects to File for FERC Pre-Filing Review in January 2015
    The Brownsville Herald reports that NextDecade expects to file a request in January 2015 to begin FERC’s pre-filing environmental review process for a proposed LNG export terminal at the Port of Brownsville, Texas.  The pre-filing…
  • Oct 17

    Freeport LNG Receives Authorization to Begin Construction

    Freeport LNG Receives Authorization to Begin Construction
    FERC issued an order today granting Freeport LNG authority to commence construction of its LNG export terminal project near Quintana Island, Brazoria County, Texas.  The order authorizes construction of the Pretreatment Plant, the…
  • Oct 16

    DOE Grants Venture Global LNG Authority to Export to FTA Nation

    DOE Grants Venture Global LNG Authority to Export to FTA Nation
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order authorizing Venture Global LNG to export approximately 244 Bcf/year of LNG over a 25-year period to nations having a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States from a proposed LNG…
Rank this Week: 81

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

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

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 94

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
  • Oct 17

    A Moving Story – Pic of the Week

    A Moving Story – Pic of the Week
    Hey!  Does the Law Library Reading Room think that they get to have all the fun? Stand back Public Services Division! We’ll see your 40,000 volume move to temporary space pending the construction of the new and improved Law Library…
  • Oct 16

    Found Objects: Things We Uncovered During the Move

    Found Objects: Things We Uncovered During the Move
    David S. Mao, Law Librarian of Congress; Jim Martin; Margaret Wood; Aga Pukniel; and Agata Tajchert contributed to this post. Have you ever moved out of a house and found yourself lingering over objects that you had once thought…
  • Oct 15

    An Interview with Glenn Ricci, Lead Information Technology Specialist

    An Interview with Glenn Ricci, Lead Information Technology Specialist
    This week’s interview is with Glenn Ricci, lead information technology specialist in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress.  Glenn has produced videos and webcasts for various Law Library events.  Most…
Rank this Week: 340

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 793

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 768

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Oct 17

    Feeling Young-Gore By The Minute

    Feeling Young-Gore By The Minute
    Neil Young and Al Gore shared the stage for about 40 minutes this past Thursday at the annual Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco, whose theme was “Reimagine Everything,” which is meant to be futuristic, but also carries more…
  • Oct 16

    Attack Ads Run Wild in 2014

    Attack Ads Run Wild in 2014
      As I hope many of you are aware, the midterm elections are fast approaching. And as we slog through the final month of the campaign, Americans across the country are being treated to countless political ads attempting to swing…
  • Oct 15

    The Ultimate “Heated” Debate

    The Ultimate “Heated” Debate
    There’s Ebola and hooded terrorists sheathing swords and the imminent World Series, but when you want to get down to real issues of life and death, you can’t beat the Rethinking Hell Conference, held in Houston this past July. OK,…
Rank this Week: 679

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Social Media Sharing App for Lawyers is Launched

    Social Media Sharing App for Lawyers is Launched
    You may remember reading here about ClearView Social, the social media sharing app designed for lawyers by social media marketing consultant Adrian Dayton. Last May, I wrote a post critical of the idea, but after talking to Dayton and seeing…
  • Oct 17

    Casetext Launches Community Pages, Adds Other Feature

    Casetext Launches Community Pages, Adds Other Feature
    Crowdsourced legal research site Casetext officially rolled out its new community pages this week. Designed to provide common ground for lawyers who share interests and practice areas, these pages allow lawyers to contribute analysis, meet…
  • Oct 16

    CanLII Connects: Crowdsourcing Commentary on Canadian Law

    CanLII Connects: Crowdsourcing Commentary on Canadian Law
    Crowdsourcing the law is a concept any number of legal sites have tried over the years, as I’ve written about many times. The idea behind it makes perfect sense. There are lots of very smart legal professionals out there in the world…
Rank this Week: 674

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Oct 17

    Egg Freezing and Women's Decision Making

    Egg Freezing and Women's Decision Making
    The announcement by Apple and Facebook that they will cover the costs of egg freezing predictably provoked some controversy—predictably because it involves reproduction and also because too many people do not trust women to make…
  • Oct 16

    Published This Week

    Published This Week
    Barbara A. Noah, A Role for Law in Preparing for Death, Tr. & Est.55 (2014). Herman Omiti, Elizabeth Cheupe Fundi, Assessing the Legal Mechanisms for Redressing Medical Malpractice in Kenya: Just How Effective are They?, SSRN. Kara…
  • Oct 16

    Guest Blogger Research Fellow and Lecturer in Law Tara A. Ragone: Experimenting with Transparency and Decision Support to Inform Health Plan Selection

    Guest Blogger Research Fellow and Lecturer in Law Tara A. Ragone: Experimenting with Transparency and Decision Support to Inform Health Plan Selection
    As we prepare for the second open enrollment period for the health insurance marketplaces to begin in just over one month, transparency offers a potential means of empowering consumers to make better decisions regarding the health plans they…
Rank this Week: 707

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

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

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 208

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

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

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Louisiana Liability For A Sales Representative's Sizing Error

    Louisiana Liability For A Sales Representative's Sizing Error
                Those of us whose childhood had low tech play options and at least a touch of OCD recall playing with dominoes.  Not whatever the game is where the number of dots on a…
  • Oct 16

    A Colorado Federal Court Adopts Restatement (Third) of Torts Section 6(c)

    A Colorado Federal Court Adopts Restatement (Third) of Torts Section 6(c)
    A federal court recently placed Colorado amongst the states that apply Restatement (Third) of Torts §6(c) in design defect cases.  That’s a good place to be when you’re defending a medical device company.  Section…
  • Oct 15

    A Juicy Little Decision

    A Juicy Little Decision
                This is actually a post from Reed Smith’s Rachel Weil.  While this is not her first post, she is still a mere "guest poster" at this point and takes sole…
Rank this Week: 99

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Oct 17

    The car dealers’ sneak attack in Michigan

    The car dealers’ sneak attack in Michigan
    As we have reported frequently on this blog (see, e.g., here, here, here, here, here and here) the car dealers have been making remarkably silly arguments in their fight to prevent Tesla from distributing its electrical vehicles…
  • Oct 2

    October 7 Heritage Foundation Event Highlights Economic Liberties Protected by the Constitution

    October 7 Heritage Foundation Event Highlights Economic Liberties Protected by the Constitution
    I highly recommend that free market aficionados attend or listen to the Heritage Foundation’s October 7 program on economic liberties and the Constitution.  This event, hosted by my colleague Paul Larkin, will feature presentations…
  • Sep 19

    Enterprise Cities, Competition, and Economic Growth

    Enterprise Cities, Competition, and Economic Growth
    Shanker Singham of the Babson Global Institute (formerly a leading international trade lawyer and author of the most comprehensive one-volume work on the interplay between competition and international trade policy) has published a short…
Rank this Week: 190

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Teen Accused of Committing Lewd Act with Stuffed Animal Inside Walmart

    Teen Accused of Committing Lewd Act with Stuffed Animal Inside Walmart
    Police arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly using a stuffed animal to masturbate inside a Walmart on Tuesday. According to Brooksville Police, the 19-year-old was caught on store cameras just before 3 p.m. acting suspiciously. Reports…
  • Oct 15

    73 Marijuana Plants allegedly Found Growing in Fort White Home – 3 Arrested

    73 Marijuana Plants allegedly Found Growing in Fort White Home – 3 Arrested
    Columbia County detectives served a search warrant on a home in Columbia County on Thursday and allegedly found 73 marijuana plants growing and made three arrests. Police apparently received a tip about the Fort White home, which they allege…
  • Oct 3

    Former Atlantic Beach Police Chief Arrested on Drug Charges and Tampering with Evidence

    Former Atlantic Beach Police Chief Arrested on Drug Charges and Tampering with Evidence
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents arrested Mike Classey, who resigned just last week as chief of the Atlantic Beach Police Department. Classey, 50, was placed on administrative leave Sept. 19 after the city learned of a criminal…
Rank this Week: 124