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TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Oct 29

    Top Five Dumbest Things New Solos Do Plus 71 More Must-Read

    Top Five Dumbest Things New Solos Do Plus 71 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 72 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Oct 29

    ClearView Social Launches Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week

    ClearView Social Launches Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week
    Coming today to BigLaw: Our editorial team has assembled links to all the inside baseball announced by America's largest law firms during the past week in an easy-to-scan format. You'll also find must-read analysis, rankings, trends, etc.…
  • Oct 28

    Easy Gmail Export for Discovery Plus 49 More Must-Read

    Easy Gmail Export for Discovery Plus 49 More Must-Read
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 50 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld…
Rank this Week: 483

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
Rank this Week: 517

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

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

    China Copyrights: The Basic

    China Copyrights: The Basic
    Every so often we get emails from people asking us to direct them to one of our posts on China copyright law and every so often I respond by saying that we will be doing such a post and then I will let them know. This has gone on for years.…
  • Oct 28

    China’s Film Industry Online, Part III. Production and Distribution Converge in Cyberspace

    China’s Film Industry Online, Part III. Production and Distribution Converge in Cyberspace
    This is the third in a series of posts looking at developments in China’s digital ancillaries market. Part I is here and part II is here. In this post I comment on the impending online convergence of motion picture production and…
  • Oct 27

    China Employment Law: How To Avoid LIFETIME Employee

    China Employment Law: How To Avoid LIFETIME Employee
    In China, an open-term labor contract (无固定期限劳动合同) is a contract where the employer and its employee agree that there is no definitive ending date for the labor relationship. Such…
Rank this Week: 205

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

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

    Assistant AG Lauds Cybersecurity Planning, Cooperation

    Assistant AG Lauds Cybersecurity Planning, Cooperation
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Amy Leisinger, J.D.In remarks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Third Annual Cybersecurity Summit today, Assistant Attorney General John Carlin highlighted the…
  • Oct 28

    Entire Fairness Review Not Triggered Where Investment Firm Was Not Controlling Stockholder

    Entire Fairness Review Not Triggered Where Investment Firm Was Not Controlling Stockholder
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Lene Powell, J.D.The Delaware Chancery court dismissed a shareholder challenge to the merger of two oil and gas companies, finding that entire fairness review was not…
  • Oct 27

    Key Senators Say CFTC Must Work with FERC on Oversight of Energy Market

    Key Senators Say CFTC Must Work with FERC on Oversight of Energy Market
    Three U.S. Senators are profoundly disappointed by the CFTC’s settlement with a former hedge fund trader who sold massive volumes of futures contracts in order to manipulate the price of natural gas and make illicit profits. In a letter…
Rank this Week: 836

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    New OCSC website for Appellate info

    New OCSC website for Appellate info
    Orange County Superior Court has launched a new webpage to provide information about appeals. News release is here and the new Appeals Webpage is here.Today's DJ features another article by Justice Hoffstadt, this one titled "Deputizing…
  • Oct 24

    Vote to Retain 2d District Justice

    Vote to Retain 2d District Justice
    The Los Angeles County Bar Association urges the electorate to vote to retain the eleven 2d District Justices in the November 4 election. That's probably not news to this blawg's readers, but please share this information with all your…
  • Oct 24

    Funny Stuff

    Funny Stuff
    At SCAN, we realize our readers expect only a serious tone in addresses appellate items. For that reason, we've held off (until now) linking to the Justices-as-dogs bit that's been all over the internet (and on blawgs like How Appealing, ABA…
Rank this Week: 51

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Oct 29

    State Bar's #txlawdesk project reveals traditional office styles and heavy workload

    State Bar's #txlawdesk project reveals traditional office styles and heavy workload
    As we take a look at the first installment of the State Bar of Texas’s #txlawdesk social media project, it’s clear that many Texas lawyers keep traditional desks. According to the Harvard Business Review’s October 2014 cover…
  • Oct 28

    Mike Maslanka @ Your Desk returns with new video

    Mike Maslanka @ Your Desk returns with new video
    Dallas lawyer Mike Maslanka was at the Texas Law Center last week to film new clips for his YouTube video series Mike Maslanka @ Your Desk. Launched two years ago, the series is presented by the State Bar of Texas and produced on the sixth…
  • Oct 24

    Past President Tatum accepts ABA award for community service

    Past President Tatum accepts ABA award for community service
    SAN ANTONIO — State Bar of Texas Immediate Past President Lisa M. Tatum, who helped launch successful pro bono and civics education projects during her presidential year, was recognized Friday for her community service. Tatum, the owner…
Rank this Week: 608

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Parks on the Mississippi Legislative History Project

    Parks on the Mississippi Legislative History Project
    About a year ago, Nick Parrillo put up a guest post here that commenced, “The biggest obstacle to writing American legal history, in my view, is the dearth and inaccessibility of records of state legislative deliberations.” …
  • Oct 29

    The Bonfield Fellowship at Iowa Law

    The Bonfield Fellowship at Iowa Law
    [We have the following announcement.]The Law Library welcomes applications for its newly-created Bonfield Fellowship for a visiting researcher.The aim of the Bonfield Fellowship is to bring a faculty member at another institution to the…
  • Oct 28

    New Release: Bartoloni-Tuazon on "George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789"

    New Release: Bartoloni-Tuazon on "George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789"
    New from Cornell University Press: For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789 (2014), by Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon (First Federal Congress Project). A description from the Press: For Fear…
Rank this Week: 171

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Oct 29

    Facebook, Google, and the Rise of Open Source Security Software

    Facebook, Google, and the Rise of Open Source Security Software
    OSquery aims to identify attacks on the thousands of machines used across Facebook. On Wednesday, the company open-sourced the tool. The post Facebook, Google, and the Rise of Open Source Security Software appeared first on WIRED.
  • Oct 29

    Hackers Are Using Gmail Drafts to Update Their Malware and Steal Data

    Hackers Are Using Gmail Drafts to Update Their Malware and Steal Data
    In his career-ending extramarital affair that came to light in 2012, General David Petraeus used a stealthy technique to communicate with his lover Paula Broadwell: the pair left messages for each other in the drafts folder of a shared Gmail…
  • Oct 27

    ACLU Calls Schools’ Policy to Search Devices and ‘Approve’ Kids’ Web Posts Unconstitutional

    ACLU Calls Schools’ Policy to Search Devices and ‘Approve’ Kids’ Web Posts Unconstitutional
    A school board in Tennessee is being accused of violating the constitutional rights of students over a policy that allows school officials to search any electronic devices students bring to campus and to monitor and control what students post…
Rank this Week: 24

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Medicare Providers: Make Sure Medicare Has Your Correct Address; Make Sure You Complete CMS Forms 855I Correctly

    Medicare Providers: Make Sure Medicare Has Your Correct Address; Make Sure You Complete CMS Forms 855I Correctly
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law We are constantly consulted by and retained to represent physicians, medical groups, pharmacies, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) distributors…
  • Oct 22

    Supreme Court Scrutinizes Dentist Regulating Dentists - Ruling Could Affect Other Regulatory Board

    Supreme Court Scrutinizes Dentist Regulating Dentists - Ruling Could Affect Other Regulatory Board
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The United States Supreme Court is currently hearing arguments in North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission…
  • Oct 20

    Baker Act Basic

    Baker Act Basic
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm The Florida Mental Health Act, more commonly known as the Baker Act, was passed to allow for the creation of programs designed to "reduce the occurrence, severity, duration, and disabling…
Rank this Week: 955

Total Injury Blog

Total Injury Blog

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

http://www.totalinjury.com/blog
  • Oct 29

    Nurse Rejects Ebola Quarantine Rule

    Nurse Rejects Ebola Quarantine Rule
    A nurse who was involuntarily quarantined in New Jersey after treating West African Ebola patients said she plans to sue her home state of Maine if she is forced to submit to a home seclusion. Kaci Hickox returned to Maine on Monday after she…
  • Oct 21

    Joan Rivers Autopsy: Therapeutic Complication

    Joan Rivers Autopsy: Therapeutic Complication
    The Joan Rivers autopsy shows that she died as a result of low blood oxygen during a medical procedure, as per the New York City medical examiner. “The manner of death is therapeutic complication,” the medical examiner stated,…
  • Sep 17

    More Suspicious Details in Joan Rivers’ Death

    More Suspicious Details in Joan Rivers’ Death
    More details have emerged regarding comedian Joan Rivers’ suspicious death. On August 29, Rivers underwent a scheduled endoscopy at Manhattan’s Yorkville Endoscopy clinic. Gastroenterologist Dr. Lawrence Cohen had ordered the…
Rank this Week: 154

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Oct 29

    Fourth Oklahoma Execution Date Scheduled for 2015

    Fourth Oklahoma Execution Date Scheduled for 2015
    The McAlester News-Capital reports, "Execution dates set — again," by Glenn Puit. A fourth death row inmate has a scheduled execution date at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. A court set Benjamin Robert Cole Jr.’s…
  • Oct 29

    In Texas, the Death Penalty is Slowly Dying Out

    In Texas, the Death Penalty is Slowly Dying Out
    That's the title of Matt Ford's post at the Atlantic. It's subtitled, "The Lone Star State carried out its fewest executions since 1996 this year." There is an infographic at the link. On Tuesday night, the state of Texas executed...
  • Oct 29

    Additional News Coverage of the Oklahoma Stay

    Additional News Coverage of the Oklahoma Stay
    "U.S. Supreme Court stays Missouri inmate's execution," is by Jim Salter of Associated Press, via St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The appeal to the Supreme Court raised several concerns about legal counsel Christeson has received over the years,…
Rank this Week: 27

Patent Law Practice Center

Patent Law Practice Center

Features news, analysis and resources on patent law. From the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).

http://patentlawcenter.pli.edu
  • Oct 29

    Failure to Argue Waives Infringement on Proper Claim Construction

    Failure to Argue Waives Infringement on Proper Claim Construction
    Recently, the Federal Circuit issued a decision in CardSoft v. Verifone, in which the Court overturned the district court’s claim construction. Overturning a district court’s claim construction is hardly unusual, and perhaps more…
  • Oct 27

    Big Tech Turns to Biometric Innovation

    Big Tech Turns to Biometric Innovation
    Over on IPWatchdog.com, I publish what we call Companies that We Follow. The goal is to look for interesting new technologies by exploring what some of the most innovative companies in the world are working on. After a while, you see a…
  • Oct 24

    False Statements to CAFC Lead to Attorney Discipline

    False Statements to CAFC Lead to Attorney Discipline
    Each year, PLI holds its annual Patent Litigation seminar. I will be speaking at the New York Patent Litigation 2014 program, which will take place from November 10-11, 2014. There will be an earlier presentation of the program…
Rank this Week: 750

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Oct 29

    Mobile devices in courtrooms divide justice system, reporters, free pre

    Mobile devices in courtrooms divide justice system, reporters, free pre
    A recent panel discussion on mobile devices in courtrooms yielded surprising agreement on the role of those devices in the justice system. It took the lone media representative on the panel to throw a little cold water on that unified…
  • Oct 28

    Arizona Black Bar honors leaders, hears from Connie Rice of @adv_project

    Arizona Black Bar honors leaders, hears from Connie Rice of @adv_project
    Today, I catch up with another Arizona legal event of note: the Arizona Black Bar’s Hayzel B. Daniels Scholarship Award Dinner. http://www.arizonablackbar.org/ Held on October 16, 2014, at the Phoenix Art Museum, the event carried…
  • Oct 28

    Arizona Black Bar honors leaders, hears from Connie Rice of @adv_project

    Arizona Black Bar honors leaders, hears from Connie Rice of @adv_project
    Today, I catch up with another Arizona legal event of note: the Arizona Black Bar’s Hayzel B. Daniels Scholarship Award Dinner. http://www.arizonablackbar.org/ Held on October 16, 2014, at the Phoenix Art Museum, the event carried…
Rank this Week: 360

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Oct 29

    Extra DUI Patrols Likely on Halloween Weekend in Minnesota

    Extra DUI Patrols Likely on Halloween Weekend in Minnesota
    Although there has yet to be an official announcement from the Sheriff’s Office or the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety, it’s well speculated that Minnesota troopers will once again be conducting…
  • Oct 28

    Crime Rates Surge in South Minneapoli

    Crime Rates Surge in South Minneapoli
    An analysis of police statistics revealed that some historically safe South Minneapolis neighborhoods have seen a noticeable uptick in violent crime in the past year. The Lake Nokomis neighborhood saw the biggest spike in crime, as violent…
  • Oct 27

    New Police Weapon Technology on the Horizon

    New Police Weapon Technology on the Horizon
    In an effort to quell concerns about policy brutality and use of deadly force, a Silicon Valley company has developed a new technology that will allow law enforcement to track when a gun is pulled from its holster, as well as when a weapon is…
Rank this Week: 711

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Oct 29

    If You Gold Plate Your Note 4, You Are Dead To Me

    If You Gold Plate Your Note 4, You Are Dead To Me
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Oct 29

    Fifty Shades Of Lawyer

    Fifty Shades Of Lawyer
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Oct 29

    Can You Trust Your Pet?

    Can You Trust Your Pet?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 481

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 123

Article 3

Article 3

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

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Oct 29

    Money Talks, Defendants Don’t Walk

    Money Talks, Defendants Don’t Walk
    Another day, another chilling study about the corrosive effects big money has on our electoral system. What makes this one noteworthy is that it’s not another “shocking” expose about how our politicians are bought and paid…
  • Oct 28

    The Strange Case of the Fake Chinese Island Chain

    The Strange Case of the Fake Chinese Island Chain
    Over the past two years, China has pursued agenda to strategically grow their power by constructing fake islands in the South China Sea. The country is staking claim on islands that they have little rights to near the Philippines, Malaysia,…
  • Oct 27

    One Country, Two Belief

    One Country, Two Belief
    The protests continue in Central Hong Kong this week, despite the increasingly forceful dispersal attempts by the city’s police.  Pepper spray, billy clubs and even dogs have been used with only temporary success, as video and…
Rank this Week: 706

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Accepting a Plea Deal – Is It In Your Best Interest?

    Accepting a Plea Deal – Is It In Your Best Interest?
    Deciding about accepting a plea deal is not an easy decision to make. Adhering to the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorneycan help you reach a favorable outcome. As a criminal defense attorney, I have helped my clients…
  • Oct 17

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 3 of 3: The Insanity Defense

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 3 of 3: The Insanity Defense
    One of the more highly profiled criminal defenses, especially in cases involving murder or attempted murder, is insanity, meaning that the defendant was insane at the time of the crime. This criminal defense strategy is often popularized in…
  • Oct 10

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 2 of 3: Mistaken Identity

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 2 of 3: Mistaken Identity
    Mistaken identity is one of the leading causes of wrongful conviction. Mistaken identity is a criminal defense that is raised by a defendant that asserts that a witness, usually an eyewitness, is mistaken in his or her memory that the…
Rank this Week: 450

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 88

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 29

    An Interview with Xiao Yu, Foreign Law Intern

    An Interview with Xiao Yu, Foreign Law Intern
    This week’s interview is with Xiao Yu, who is currently working as a foreign law intern at the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in South Central China, which has the…
  • Oct 27

    Ukraine: Two Understandings of Lustration

    Ukraine: Two Understandings of Lustration
    The following is a guest post by Peter Roudik, director of legal research at the Law Library of Congress.  He has written a number of posts for In Custodia Legis, including on “Crimean History, Status, and Referendum,”…
  • Oct 24

    Baseball and the Law – Pic of the Week

    Baseball and the Law – Pic of the Week
    I have to admit that, at the end of September, it was difficult for me to think about anything besides baseball.  The Nationals were first in their Division (no comments from Giants fans, please) and, at the last game of the season, I…
Rank this Week: 398

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Oct 29

    Year-End Tax Planning for Lawyer

    Year-End Tax Planning for Lawyer
    A little planning goes a long way. It is actually pretty easy to stay on top of your taxes if you start the year with good estimates and end the year fine-tuning your liability with the help of your accountant.
  • Oct 28

    The Case Against Owning a Smartphone

    The Case Against Owning a Smartphone
    Jared Correia doesn’t own a smartphone, but that doesn’t stop him from being a tech guy at the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program. Here’s an excerpt from his argument for why.
  • Oct 28

    Show Your Client You Are Earning Your Fee

    Show Your Client You Are Earning Your Fee
    At Unwashed Advocate, Eric Mayer explains what is means to go through the motions of zealous advocacy.
Rank this Week: 599

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

Provides national and international environmental law news. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    EPA Provides Additional Clean Power Plan Information & Comment

    EPA Provides Additional Clean Power Plan Information & Comment
    EPA Provides Additional Information on Clean Power Plan & requests public comment on additional information and proposes carbon goals for areas in Indian Country and U.S. Territories - EPA is making additional information and…
  • Oct 28

    Environmental Assessment Certificate issued for TransCanada's Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project

    Environmental Assessment Certificate issued for TransCanada's Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project
    Environmental Assessment Certificate issued for TransCanada's Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) announced Oct. 24, that the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has…
  • Oct 27

    Encouraging Ending to Bonn Talks as World Readies for Lima UN Climate Conference

    Encouraging Ending to Bonn Talks as World Readies for Lima UN Climate Conference
    Encouraging Ending to Bonn Talks as World Readies for Lima UN Climate Conference -  The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) says: A positive stage has been set for the UN climate convention conference in…
Rank this Week: 647

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 29

    2014 FBA DC Indian Law Conference Agenda — November 14, 2014

    2014 FBA DC Indian Law Conference Agenda — November 14, 2014
    Here: 8:00 am Registration 8:30 am Welcome & Prayer 8:45 am Roundtable on the Federal Trust Responsibility – Perspectives of a Federal Government Lawyer Government attorneys from Environmental Protection Agency, Department of…
  • Oct 29

    Second Circuit Briefs in Citizens against Casino Gambling in Erie County v. Hogen (FINAL)

    Second Circuit Briefs in Citizens against Casino Gambling in Erie County v. Hogen (FINAL)
    Here: Final CACGEC Principal Brief Final Federal Brief Final Seneca Amicus Brief Final CACGEC Reply Brief Final Federal Reply Brief Lower court materials here.
  • Oct 29

    Update in Hualapai Ranch Tribal Court Litigation

    Update in Hualapai Ranch Tribal Court Litigation
    Here are additional materials in WD at the Canyon v. Hwal’Bay Ba:J Enterprises Inc. (Hualapai Tribal Court): Order setting telephonic hearing  Respondents’ Supplementary Brief Disclosure Plaintiffs’ Disclosure Statement…
Rank this Week: 178

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • Oct 29

    LEED v4 Delayed, Again

    LEED v4 Delayed, Again
    The U.S. Green Building Council has announced that projects will still be able to register under the current LEED 2009 through October 31, 2016. News of the extension of LEED 2009 began circulating yesterday and is being heralded and widely…
  • Oct 26

    Greenbuild: Designing the Perfect Green People

    Greenbuild: Designing the Perfect Green People
    The USGBC’s annual Greenbuild Conference and Expo in New Orleans wrapped up last Friday and the question I am most asked is, “what was the highlight?” My response is that the highlight at Greenbuild was all the…
  • Oct 13

    I have been trekking and mountaineering in Tibet

    I have been trekking and mountaineering in Tibet
    I am writing this blog post from the Yak & Yeti hotel in Kathmandu. As some regular readers of this blog have commented, there has been a brief hiatus in my postings. For the last many weeks I have been trekking and mountaineering in…
Rank this Week: 954

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 107

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Oct 29

    Privity Relaxed In South Carolina

    Privity Relaxed In South Carolina
    South Carolina now recognizes that a beneficiary of a will may sue an attorney for drafting errors: Erika Fabian (Appellant) brought this action for legal malpractice and breach of contract by a third-party beneficiary, alleging attorney Ross…
  • Oct 29

    In My Mind I'm Going To Carolina

    In My Mind I'm Going To Carolina
    An attorney admitted to practice in Utah and California has been permanently disbarred in south Carolina for solicitation of a South Carolina client and subsequent false statements to disciplinary authorities. The attorney was associated with…
  • Oct 29

    Protecting Lawyers Rather Than The Public

    Protecting Lawyers Rather Than The Public
    Ever mindful of its role as the protector of accused attorneys rather than the public, the District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility has proposed a 90 day suspension with automatic reinstatement of an attorney who engaged in…
Rank this Week: 160

eLegal Canton

eLegal Canton

Technology law blog covering software, copyright, privacy, the Internet, electronic commerce, and computers. By David Canton.

http://canton.elegal.ca
  • Oct 29

    CASL software provisions & CRTC interpretation

    CASL software provisions & CRTC interpretation
    In addition to the anti spam provisions of CASL, it contains provisions against malware starting in January 2015. It imposes disclosure and consent requirements for software providers in certain situations. Unfortunately, those provisions are…
  • Oct 15

    Android 5.0 Lollipop has arrived

    Android 5.0 Lollipop has arrived
    Anyone who wants the latest and greatest tablet is in luck. Google just announced the release of its new Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, and a new Nexus 9 tablet, Nexus 6 phone, and Nexus Player streaming media player.  Lollipop will…
  • Oct 14

    Randy Bachman this weekend at Orchestra London’s Red Hot Weekend

    Randy Bachman this weekend at Orchestra London’s Red Hot Weekend
    Randy Bachman (Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrive) performs with Orchestra London this Friday and Saturday night in his first ever performance with an orchestra. More info is in James Reaney’s column where he says: A new project,…
Rank this Week: 697

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 29

    CASL Software Provisions & CRTC Interpretation

    CASL Software Provisions & CRTC Interpretation
    In addition to the anti spam provisions of CASL, it contains provisions against malware starting in January 2015. It imposes disclosure and consent requirements for software providers in certain situations. Unfortunately, those provisions are…
  • Oct 29

    New CEO of the Law Society of Manitoba

    New CEO of the Law Society of Manitoba
    The Law Society of Manitoba late last week announced to its members the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. C. Kristin Dangerfield will replace Allan Fineblit, Q.C. as CEO when he retires at the end of this month. Ms Dangerfield,…
  • Oct 29

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Myers v. Peel County Board of…
Rank this Week: 74

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 29

    Statement from Sen. Beck on 2nd Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy’s Landfall in New Jersey

    Statement from Sen. Beck on 2nd Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy’s Landfall in New Jersey
    Senator Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) issued the following statement on the second anniversary of the landfall of Superstorm Sandy on the Jersey Shore: This image of Sandy approaching the New Jersey coastline was taken on October 29, 2012 from…
  • Oct 27

    Panel Passes Bucco Bill to Expedite Jobs, Cut Local Spending

    Panel Passes Bucco Bill to Expedite Jobs, Cut Local Spending
    Legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Budget Officer Anthony Bucco to authorize local governments to email permits, receipts and bills was unanimously passed by the Senate Community & Urban Affairs Committee. Legislation sponsored by…
  • Oct 27

    Singer Bill Improving Coordination Between Behavioral/Primary Health Services Advanced

    Singer Bill Improving Coordination Between Behavioral/Primary Health Services Advanced
    A measure sponsored by Senator Robert Singer (R-Monmouth, Ocean) to create better coordinated and comprehensive primary and behavioral health care services was advanced by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens…
Rank this Week: 131

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Oct 29

    New Procedures for Getting DUI Videos from Florida Highway Patrol

    New Procedures for Getting DUI Videos from Florida Highway Patrol
    It has always been difficult to get the DUI arrest videos from the Florida Highway Patrol. In many of these cases the defense attorney ends up filing a motion to compel the prosecutor to provide the video. The court then orders the prosecutor…
  • Oct 20

    Is a DUI in Florida a Misdemeanor or a Felony?

    Is a DUI in Florida a Misdemeanor or a Felony?
    Although the vast majority of DUI cases are charged as a misdemeanor, the answer to that question ultimately depends on a host of factors. Below is a quick summary of the statutory maximum penalties allowed under Florida law for different…
  • Aug 29

    Problems with the Intoxilyzer 8000 and Power Outage

    Problems with the Intoxilyzer 8000 and Power Outage
    The FDLE website has a section on its website where it sporadically adds “Miscellaneous and Correspondence” on different Intoxilyzer 8000 machines. Criminal defense attorneys rarely get notice when the machines suffer from serious…
Rank this Week: 683

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 69

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 90

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 64

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Oct 29

    Flak Over FBI and DEA Impersonation

    Flak Over FBI and DEA Impersonation
    The FBI and DEA's impersonation tactics have been facing a lot of criticism lately. First, there was the case of the cocaine defendant in New York who has filed a lawsuit to stop the DEA from impersonating her on Facebook. The DEA used…
  • Oct 28

    Tuesday Open Thread

    Tuesday Open Thread
    Our last open thread is full. Here's a new one, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 28

    Robel Phillipos: Guilty Verdict on Five of Nine Alleged Statement

    Robel Phillipos: Guilty Verdict on Five of Nine Alleged Statement
    Robel Phillipos has been found guilty of making five of the nine false statements alleged in the Indictment. The jury found he lied about both false statements charged in Count 1 and three of the nine statements charged in Count 2. He will…
Rank this Week: 3

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

Updates, events, and useful tips surrounding family law issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 29

    FACEBOOK IS A VIRTUAL ADDRESS…UNLESS IT’S NOT

    FACEBOOK IS A VIRTUAL ADDRESS…UNLESS IT’S NOT
    To the best of my knowledge, using Facebook as a way to serve legal papers or proving notice of a lawsuit or other legal issue has not been addressed by Pennsylvania courts, but that doesn’t mean it won’t in the future. Recently,…
  • Oct 9

    PA CHILD ABDUCTED BY FATHER IN SEATTLE – OCEAN CROSSING FEARED

    PA CHILD ABDUCTED BY FATHER IN SEATTLE – OCEAN CROSSING FEARED
    About a month and a half ago I wrote about parental kidnappings and Pennsylvania’s statute designed to prevent such situations.  Based on numerous reports going back to mid-September, it unfortunately appears that such a situation…
  • Oct 2

    HAGUE CONVENTION ON SUPPORT ORDERS MOVES CLOSER TO RATIFICATION

    HAGUE CONVENTION ON SUPPORT ORDERS MOVES CLOSER TO RATIFICATION
    Seven years after becoming a signatory state to the Hague Convention on International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance, Congress passed and the President signed into law implementing legislation which will gives…
Rank this Week: 884

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Full U.S. Breakfast

    Full U.S. Breakfast
    Ross E. Davies, George Mason University School of Law, and The Green Bag, has published Breakfast with the Justices: Networking in the Nineteenth Century at The Green Bag Almanac & Reader 109 (2014). Here is the abstract.On Thursday,…
  • Oct 28

    Controversy Over Metropolitan Opera Presentation of "The Death of Klinghoffer"

    Controversy Over Metropolitan Opera Presentation of "The Death of Klinghoffer"
    The Metropolitan Opera has moved ahead with a presentation of John Adams' opera The Death of Klinghoffer despite many protests that the work glorifies anti-Semitism. Here's an account from the New York Times. The New Yorker first covered…
  • Oct 28

    Literature and Comparative Law

    Literature and Comparative Law
    Eric Heinze, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, is publishing The Literary Model in Comparative Law in the American Journal of Comparative Law. Here is the abstract. Legal theory, if it is to attain any level of generality,…
Rank this Week: 560

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Oct 29

    EPA Recognizes Food Recovery Project with Achievement Award

    EPA Recognizes Food Recovery Project with Achievement Award
    EPA Gives University Achievement Award for Food RecoveryPosted on October 20, 2014The University of Arkansas continues to receive accolades and recognition for its pioneering work on food waste prevention and food recovery promotion. The…
  • Oct 27

    Nicole Civita presents on Food Justice at Conference in Wyoming

    Nicole Civita presents on Food Justice at Conference in Wyoming
    Visiting Assistant Professor Nicole Civita delivered several well-received presentations on food justice, food insecurity, food waste and recovery at the 2014 Consumer Issues Conference — Food: Policies, Perceptions, &…
  • Oct 21

    Janie Hipp attends White House discussion on women in agriculture

    Janie Hipp attends White House discussion on women in agriculture
    The article below was originally posted by the Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative blog. Read the article below or find the original posting here. A Week of Celebrating Native #WomeninAg IFAI Director, Janie Hipp (Chickasaw),…
Rank this Week: 571

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    ARTICLES ANNOUNCEMENT: Philosophy of Law eJournal

    ARTICLES ANNOUNCEMENT: Philosophy of Law eJournal
    We suggest two interesting articles from Philosophy of law eJournal. Click here to view the full table of content of the current issue."Law Is Made of Stories: Erasing the False Dichotomy between Stories and Legal Rules"  Legal…
  • Oct 29

    CALL FOR PAPERS: 'Law in Transition' - Association of Young Legal Historians Annual Forum

    CALL FOR PAPERS: 'Law in Transition' - Association of Young Legal Historians Annual Forum
    The XXIst Annual Forum of Young Legal Historians, and 6th Berg Institute International Conference, with the theme "Law in Transition", will take place at Tel Aviv University March 1-3, 2015.[The deadline for proposals is 1…
  • Oct 21

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: What Makes Law - An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: What Makes Law - An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law
    This book offers an advanced introduction to central questions in legal philosophy. What factors determine the content of the law in force? What makes a normative system a legal system? How does law beyond the state differ from domestic law?…
Rank this Week: 313

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 574

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Oct 29

    Senators advise IRS to be more receptive to whistleblower

    Senators advise IRS to be more receptive to whistleblower
    In an editorial published yesterday in Politico Magazine, Senators Ron Wyden and Chuck Grassley criticize the IRS whistleblower program. The editorial, “Will the IRS Ever Listen?” states that the backlog on cases is too long and…
  • Oct 29

    The False Claims Act Work

    The False Claims Act Work
    The Chamber of Commerce has commenced a well-financed and aggressive lobbying campaign to undermine America’s most effective whistleblower law, the False Claims Act. To justify its anti-whistleblower campaign the Chamber published a…
  • Oct 27

    September/October SEC Whistleblower Award List

    September/October SEC Whistleblower Award List
    The SEC Office of the Whistleblower post Notices of Covered Action where a final judgment or order, by itself or together with other prior judgments or orders in the same action issued after July 21, 2010, results in monetary…
Rank this Week: 271

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Oct 29

    The Beginning of an Investigation

    The Beginning of an Investigation
    The first time the regulated community ever finds out about an investigation is when an inspection is conducted or a search warrant is executed. Here is a brief description of the statutory requirements that set out the various…
  • Aug 5

    The Blog is Moving!!

    The Blog is Moving!!
    I am now posting to my blog from my website at www.jamespllc.com. More later. As always, feel free to contact me at walter.james@jamespllc.com WDJiii
  • Jun 5

    2013 Enforcement Analysi

    2013 Enforcement Analysi
    I received the Spring 2014 Newsletter from the ABA’s Litigation Section, Environmental Litigation committee this morning. The ABA continues to prove its value to me all the time. Anyway, there is an interesting article on USEPA…
Rank this Week: 817

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Correction of Obvious Error Saves Patent Claim From Indefinitene

    Correction of Obvious Error Saves Patent Claim From Indefinitene
    The court denied defendant's motion for summary judgment that plaintiff's wireless communication patent was invalid as indefinite and granted plaintiff's motion to correct an obvious error in the patent. "During prosecution of [a…
  • Oct 28

    Damages Expert May Not Testify From Memory Concerning Past Transactions Without Producing Documentation

    Damages Expert May Not Testify From Memory Concerning Past Transactions Without Producing Documentation
    The court granted defendant's motion to exclude the testimony of plaintiff's expert regarding a reasonable royalty because his opinion was based on licenses not produced in discovery and the expert was not permitted to testify about the…
  • Oct 27

    Bad Faith Infringement Suit Warrants Doubling of Attorneys’ Fee Award

    Bad Faith Infringement Suit Warrants Doubling of Attorneys’ Fee Award
    Following judgment on the pleadings that plaintiff's decision-making patent was invalid as claiming unpatentable subject matter, the court granted defendant's motion for attorneys’ fees under 35 U.S.C. § 285 and doubled the amount…
Rank this Week: 489

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Oct 29

    Death of a Gladiator: James LaRossa Die

    Death of a Gladiator: James LaRossa Die
    James (Jimmy) LaRossa, one of New York City's top criminal defense lawyers, died recently. LaRossa, according to the New York Times obituary, see here, was "'the last of the gladiators' -- his characterization of defense lawyers."…
  • Oct 27

    Too Much Skin in the Game? A Review of Sidney Powell's Licensed To Lie

    Too Much Skin in the Game? A Review of Sidney Powell's Licensed To Lie
    Imagine being so angry at prosecutorial shenanigans in one of your cases that you decide to write a book. A book that names names and settles scores. A book that details the Brady violations you believe occurred in your client's...
  • Oct 6

    Rob Cary's Book on Senator Ted Steven

    Rob Cary's Book on Senator Ted Steven
    Rob Cary's book, "Not Guilty: The Unlawful Prosecution of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens" is a wonderful read and reminder of what needs to be corrected in our criminal justice system. Discovery in a criminal case is incredibly important,…
Rank this Week: 446

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Oct 29

    Utah: Complaint Must Allege Either A Physical Or Regulatory Taking To Avoid Dismissal

    Utah: Complaint Must Allege Either A Physical Or Regulatory Taking To Avoid Dismissal
    Utah seized a failing bank without notice to the bank, and appointed the FDIC receiver. The bank owners sued for a bunch of things, including a taking under the state constitution. The trial court dismissed for failure to state a claim…
  • Oct 24

    Cal App: "There is no rational nexus, no less rough proportionality"

    Cal App: "There is no rational nexus, no less rough proportionality"
    We're tied up today and don't have time to do any analysis, so we post this without comment: Bowman v. California Coastal Comm'n, No. B243015 (Oct. 23, 2014), wherein the court held: In Kleiniecke v. Montecito Water District (1983) 147…
  • Oct 22

    Federal Court: San Francisco's Housing Exaction Violates Nollan-Dolan-Koontz

    Federal Court: San Francisco's Housing Exaction Violates Nollan-Dolan-Koontz
    It cost a lot to live in San Francisco, these days. A whole lot, whether you own, or rent. If you're a renter, however, you should hope and pray that your landlord wants out of the rental business. Because under a San Francisco ordinance,…
Rank this Week: 694

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Oct 29

    Injury Induced By Robotic Surgery Increases With Advertising

    Injury Induced By Robotic Surgery Increases With Advertising
    Bloomberg News reports surgeries performed by robots are increasing, “fueled by aggressive marketing by doctors, hospitals and Intuitive Surgical Inc.,” the $1.5 million robot’s manufacturer. Advertising for the…
  • Oct 28

    Featured Link — What Do You Want to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis?

    Featured Link — What Do You Want to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    In our Social Security disability practice, we see many clients with bad cases of rheumatoid arthritis. It’s a painful, disabling condition. The Healthline site has very good resources for those dealing with rheumatoid arthritis. Please…
  • Oct 27

    Is It Time to Reform Tort Reform?

    Is It Time to Reform Tort Reform?
    Tort reform made sense to lots of people at the time, Stephen DiLeo included—that is, until a doctor removed his son’s brain tumor. That was the headline and subhead of a recent article in The Houstonia Magazine. And the answer is…
Rank this Week: 311