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Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

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

    How Airbnb Host Violations Affect Employers Through the Department of Fair Employment and Housing

    How Airbnb Host Violations Affect Employers Through the Department of Fair Employment and Housing
    Employers might be surprised to learn that the actions of an Airbnb host can affect policy and obligations created by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. Nonetheless, that is the outcome of a particularly heated racial…
  • Jul 18

    California Gives $3 Million in Assistance to Laid-Off Worker

    California Gives $3 Million in Assistance to Laid-Off Worker
    We hear a lot about jobs and job numbers on the news these days, as it has become a major political talking point.  Whether or not jobs will come back to Americans is up for debate, and both sides of the aisle have a lot to say about the…
  • Jul 15

    Carl’s Jr. Fined $1.45 Million by City of LA for Wage Hour Violation

    Carl’s Jr. Fined $1.45 Million by City of LA for Wage Hour Violation
    According to a recent news article from CNN, the City of Los Angeles has issued a demand for $1.45 million from fast food chain Carl’s Jr.  This money is to pay fines and make restitution for employees that were underpaid. The city…
Rank this Week: 509

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
  • Jul 21

    Cornell University Law Library – Pic of the Week

    Cornell University Law Library – Pic of the Week
    I was in Ithaca, N.Y. recently for a meeting of the Northeast Foreign Law Libraries Cooperative Group (NEFLLCG) hosted by Cornell University Law Library. This group meets semiannually to discuss collection development issues, new…
  • Jul 20

    An Interview with Marie-Philippe Lavoie, Foreign Law Intern

    An Interview with Marie-Philippe Lavoie, Foreign Law Intern
    Today’s interview is with Marie-Philippe Lavoie, a foreign law intern with the Global Legal Research Directorate (GLRD). This summer, Marie-Philippe is assisting the GLRD with Canadian law research requests. She is currently…
  • Jul 19

    UK Supreme Court rules “Deport first, appeal later” power is unlawful

    UK Supreme Court rules “Deport first, appeal later” power is unlawful
    The following is a guest post by Conleth Burns, a foreign law intern working this summer in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Recently, in the R (Kiarie) v Secretary of State for the Home…
Rank this Week: 349

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Friday July 21, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.Where a person dies without a will, an intestacy arises. Ontario’s Succession Law Reform Act establishes rules for…
  • Jul 19

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Wednesday July 19, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.The property rights of common law spouses upon separation are not governed by any Ontario statute. Common law spouses may still…
  • Jul 18

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday July 18, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.Did you know that a probationary period may go longer than three (3) months.The Employment Standards Act does not impose a…
Rank this Week: 364

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

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

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for July 21

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for July 21
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Developments in the Asset Management Industry by Itzhak Ben-David in the HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation The rising concentration…
  • Jul 20

    Looking at the Direction of the New Securities and Exchange Commission

    Looking at the Direction of the New Securities and Exchange Commission
    With Chairman Jay Clayton in place, the Securities and Exchange Commission is now controlled by Republican appointees. Former Chair White came from a litigation and prosecutor background. Chair Clayton comes from a deal-making and capital…
  • Jul 18

    The One With The Incriminating Internet Searche

    The One With The Incriminating Internet Searche
    The case against Fei Yan was a fairly straight-forward insider trading case involving leaky M&A transactions. In this case, the leaks came from a junior corporate associate working on the transactions. We can only guess that she told her…
Rank this Week: 900

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Do You Even Trademark, Bro?

    Do You Even Trademark, Bro?
    Two Bros are competing over their Bro meal delivery services. Jamie Giovinazzo is the owner of Eat Clean Bro, LLC, a meal delivery service providing “a convenient service that is designed to bring chef-prepared meals right to your front…
  • Jul 20

    Titleist Trademark Tarnishment?

    Titleist Trademark Tarnishment?
    During today’s first round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, many a golf ball bearing the famous TITLEIST cursive script will be lofted into the heavens – meanwhile, back on the ground, the brand’s owner is…
  • Jul 19

    MLB to Oppose (maybe) Blizzard’s Overwatch League Logo

    MLB to Oppose (maybe) Blizzard’s Overwatch League Logo
    If you’re a video game fan like me, you’re probably familiar with Blizzard Entertainment and their assortment of popular games, such as Starcraft, Diablo, and World of Warcraft. One of Blizzard’s newest games is Overwatch, a…
Rank this Week: 109

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

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

    Reports of the Death of the SEP Have Not Been Greatly Exaggerated

    Reports of the Death of the SEP Have Not Been Greatly Exaggerated
    Last month, Attorney General Sessions barred DOJ from entering into settlements that provide for payments to non-governmental persons not a party to the dispute.  At the time, I peered into my crystal ball and proclaimed that the…
  • Jul 19

    EPA Fails to Justify Its Use of Surrogates for Certain Hazardous Air Pollutant

    EPA Fails to Justify Its Use of Surrogates for Certain Hazardous Air Pollutant
    Yesterday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals remanded EPA’s MACT standards for PCBs, polycyclic organic matter, and hexachlorobenzene to EPA.  Rather than setting specific MACT standards for these compounds, EPA regulated them…
  • Jul 14

    EPA Delays Compliance with Massachusetts MS4 Permit

    EPA Delays Compliance with Massachusetts MS4 Permit
    On Thursday, EPA extended the compliance deadline for its General Permit for Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems for one year, until July 1, 2018.  The move almost certainly prompted a collective sigh of relief among both small…
Rank this Week: 815

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

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

    Stock Transfer Restrictions Explained

    Stock Transfer Restrictions Explained
    A recent decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery needs to be consulted by anyone who seeks to fully understand the prerequisites under the Delaware General Corporation Law for effective restrictions on the transfer of stock. Henry v.…
  • Jul 21

    Relief Granted for Fraudulent Conveyance

    Relief Granted for Fraudulent Conveyance
    The Court of Chancery recently addressed claims for fraudulent conveyance, and relief available for such claims, in Duffield Associates, Inc. v. Lockwood Brothers, LLC, C.A. No. 9067-VCMR (Del. Ch. July 11, 2017). Court of Chancery Rule 9(b)…
  • Jul 21

    More on ABA Model Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4(g)

    More on ABA Model Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4(g)
    Much has been written about the new Model Rule of Professional Conduct that the American Bar Association (ABA) adopted in August 2016. My ethics column in the November/December 2016 edition of The Bencher, the national publication of the…
Rank this Week: 121

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jul 21

    How to Be Happier in Your Career and Personal Life

    How to Be Happier in Your Career and Personal Life
    Even if you are not a CEO or an entrepreneur, but just a hard-working lawyer, it is possible to be happier in your career and your personal life: “Here are 8 strategies I’ve compiled through... The post How to Be Happier in Your…
  • Jul 20

    Lawyer Says He Missed Deposition Because Notice Went To Junk Email Folder

    Lawyer Says He Missed Deposition Because Notice Went To Junk Email Folder
    Raise your hand if you’ve had something legitimate go to your junk folder due to your email provider’s over-zealous filtering: “A Wisconsin lawyer has informed a federal court that he and his client missed a... The post…
  • Jul 19

    Despair Ahead: Millennial Lawyers and the Legal Job Market

    Despair Ahead: Millennial Lawyers and the Legal Job Market
    Are millenial lawyers headed for a rude awakening in the legal job market? Are lawyers at any level immune? “We recently learned of the shocking story of Robert Chu, a medical school graduate who committed... The post Despair Ahead:…
Rank this Week: 499

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

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

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) Order 2017 The Fire and Rescue Services (Appointment of Inspector) (England) (Revocation) Order 2017 The Value Added Tax (Place of Supply of Services) (Telecommunication…
  • Jul 21

    Lady Hale appointed next President of Supreme Court, alongside three new Justices – Supreme Court

    Lady Hale appointed next President of Supreme Court, alongside three new Justices – Supreme Court
    ‘Baroness Hale of Richmond will succeed Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury as President of the UK Supreme Court, it was announced today, alongside three additional appointments to the UK’s top appeal court.’ Full StorySupreme…
  • Jul 21

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Capita (Banstead 2011) Ltd & Anor v RFIB Group Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1032 (20 July 2017) The Secretary of State for the Home Department v SU [2017] EWCA Civ 1069 (20 July 2017) Hussain, R (on the application…
Rank this Week: 5

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jul 21

    DOL Fiduciary Rule: Impact and Action Step

    DOL Fiduciary Rule: Impact and Action Step
    With the survival of the US Department of Labor’s (DOL) new fiduciary rule (at least for now) and the applicability date (June 9, 2017) now behind us, plan sponsors who have not already begun to do so should take steps to ensure…
  • Jul 21

    The Leidos Mixup and the Misunderstood Duty to Disclose in Securities Law

    The Leidos Mixup and the Misunderstood Duty to Disclose in Securities Law
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in a significant securities law case, Leidos, Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System (Leidos). The legal question presented in Leidos is whether a regulation issued by…
  • Jul 21

    Weekly Roundup: July 14–20, 2017

    Weekly Roundup: July 14–20, 2017
    Lighting Our Capital Markets Posted by Kara M. Stein, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Friday, July 14, 2017 Tags: Algorithmic trading, Capital formation, Capital markets, Dark pools, High-frequency…
Rank this Week: 73

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/
  • Jul 21

    Discounts for vacation

    Discounts for vacation
    It’s not too late to plan the perfect summer vacation! Your Beneplace discount website has great savings on car rentals, cruise vacations, hotel rates and more. Browse the “Travel” category on the site to view and compare…
  • Jul 21

    Discounts for vacation

    Discounts for vacation
    It’s not too late to plan the perfect summer vacation! Your Beneplace discount website has great savings on car rentals, cruise vacations, hotel rates and more. Browse the “Travel” category on the site to view and compare…
  • Jul 17

    Stories of Recovery: Like a Freight Train

    Stories of Recovery: Like a Freight Train
    Editor’s note: This post is part of the Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program’s Stories of Recovery series. TLAP offers confidential assistance for lawyers, law students, and judges with substance abuse or mental health…
Rank this Week: 663

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 918

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Piwowar engages in Q&A session on capital formation initiative

    Piwowar engages in Q&A session on capital formation initiative
    By Jacquelyn LumbCommissioner Michael Piwowar participated in a question-and-answer session hosted by the Heritage Foundation titled “SEC, Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth.” David Burton, a senior fellow in economic policy,…
  • Jul 20

    Hester Peirce again gets nod for SEC post

    Hester Peirce again gets nod for SEC post
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.President Trump has nominated Hester Peirce to be an SEC commissioner. This will be the second time Peirce has received a presidential nod to join the Commission, the first having been under the Obama administration.…
  • Jul 19

    House panel mulls reforms to fixed income market structure

    House panel mulls reforms to fixed income market structure
    By John M. Jascob, J.D., LL.M.The House Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment held a hearing on July 14 to review the state of the U.S. fixed income markets and the need for reform of the current market structure. Aimed…
Rank this Week: 242

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

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

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

    Wells Fargo Sued Again for Unethical Practice

    Wells Fargo Sued Again for Unethical Practice
    Another local manager has sued Wells Fargo saying she was fired due to the oppressive and fraudulent sales tactics employed by the company. Rachael DeBoy of Cibolo sued the company accusing them of fraud, breach of contract, quantum meruit…
  • Jul 19

    Lawsuit Seeks Trump Deposition

    Lawsuit Seeks Trump Deposition
    Some folks refer to the President as the Twitter-in-Chief. Well, he should also be considered as the Litigator-in-Chief. He tossed out provocative statements at campaign rallies like they were candy. At one rally in Louisville, he exhorted…
  • Jul 18

    General Accommodation Requests Do not Work Well

    General Accommodation Requests Do not Work Well
    When a person asks for an accommodation, s/he must be specific. A general request to “reduce stress” at the work place will not suffice. In Murray v. Warren Pumps, 821 F.3d 77 (1st Cir. 2016), the plaintiff had a bad back. His…
Rank this Week: 223

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 115

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 21

    The Crime of Not Loving Israel Enough

    The Crime of Not Loving Israel Enough
    I’m no fan of the BDS movement and take no issue with Israel’s unwillingness to welcome people who hate it with open arms. But this isn’t Israel, and just because an idea is anathema doesn’t mean people don’t get…
  • Jul 21

    Will Federal Money Change State Bail?

    Will Federal Money Change State Bail?
    Much as anyone who knew of Kamala Harris before her recent reinvention as a senate social justice icon might hate to say anything nice about her, suck it up and remember the blind squirrel. Harris has hooked up with Senator Rand Paul to push…
  • Jul 20

    Short Take: Second Banana

    Short Take: Second Banana
    Judge Kopf, in his letter to a young practicing attorney, was deliberately provocative and slightly snarky, both for the entertainment value as well as to grab attention. The sweet tummy rubs that the babies prefer tend not to serve any…
Rank this Week: 67

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    TTAB Affirms Genericness Refusal of CHOCOLATE GLAÇAGE for .... Guess What?

    TTAB Affirms Genericness Refusal of CHOCOLATE GLAÇAGE for .... Guess What?
    The TTAB affirmed a refusal to register CHOCOLATE GLAÇAGE on the Supplemental Register, finding the phrase to be generic for "icing and glaze for cakes, pies, donuts, and bakery goods." For icing on the cake, the Board also affirmed a…
  • Jul 20

    TTAB Dismisses Section 2(e)(1) Opposition to BLUE COLLAR BREWERY Due to Lack of Standing

    TTAB Dismisses Section 2(e)(1) Opposition to BLUE COLLAR BREWERY Due to Lack of Standing
    The Board put an end to Blue Collar Brewery, Inc.'s attempt to prevent Brew Collar Brewery, LLC from registering the mark BLUE COLLAR BREWERY for beer making kits and related goods [BREWERY disclaimed], finding that opposer failed to…
  • Jul 19

    TTAB Okays Concurrent Use Agreement Regarding FRASCA for Restaurant Service

    TTAB Okays Concurrent Use Agreement Regarding FRASCA for Restaurant Service
    Accepting an agreement reached by the parties, the TTAB found that applicant Frasca Food and Wine (FFW) is entitled to a concurrent use registration for the mark FRASCA for bar and restaurant services, covering the entire United States except…
Rank this Week: 399

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Jul 21

    Judge Nealon of Lackawanna County Addresses Coverage Issues in a Declaratory Judgment Action

    Judge Nealon of Lackawanna County Addresses Coverage Issues in a Declaratory Judgment Action
    In the case of Penn National Ins. Co. v. Kapinus, No. 2016 - CV - 3379 (C.P. Lacka. Co. July 12, 2017 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon sustained in part and denied in part an insured's Preliminary Objections in a declaratory judgment…
  • Jul 21

    Copy of Facebook Decision in Clapsadle Case Secured

    Copy of Facebook Decision in Clapsadle Case Secured
    A copy of the Facebook Discovery decision in the case of Clapsadle v. Barkman, No. 2015-1896 (C.P. Franklin Co. Sept. 15, 2016) has been secured and has been added to the Facebook Discovery Scorecard on Tort Talk.The decision can be accessed…
  • Jul 20

    Link To Interesting Article on the Evolution of Self-Driven Vehicles To Date

    Link To Interesting Article on the Evolution of Self-Driven Vehicles To Date
    The advent of self-driven vehicles appears to be upon as as the technology continues to be developed.Here is a LINK to an interesting article written by noted liability expert Steven M. Schorr and Joseph R. Fowler entitled…
Rank this Week: 637

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Covers what you need to know before you quit, get fired, or decide to sue the bastards. By Donna Ballman.

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Stupid HR Stuff: If You Don't Want Employees To See The Handbook, You're Doing It Wrong

    Stupid HR Stuff: If You Don't Want Employees To See The Handbook, You're Doing It Wrong
    I hear this all the time: "I was required to sign a paper saying I received the handbook. As soon as I signed, the HR folks snatched up the handbook and didn't let me keep a copy." Or, "I was required to sign saying I received the handbook,…
  • Jul 14

    Can I Fire An Employee If Their Ex Threatens The Boss?

    Can I Fire An Employee If Their Ex Threatens The Boss?
    I was asked this question by a friend asking on behalf of someone else and thought the answer might be useful here. Question: An employee has become involved with multiple abusive men, who then end up calling the office and…
  • Jul 7

    Former Employer's Attorney Can Be Liable For Despicable Retaliation

    Former Employer's Attorney Can Be Liable For Despicable Retaliation
    In a case that has the management-side bar moaning and groaning, the 9th Circuit held that an attorney who set up an ICE deportation sting against a client's former employee could be held personally liable for retaliation. As if it weren't…
Rank this Week: 971

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Internship: United Nations, New York

    Internship: United Nations, New York
    The Office of the UN Ombudsman and Mediation Services is accepting applications for an unpaid internship in its New York headquarters. The temporary position is full-time and will last just two months (as opposed to the usual three to six…
  • Jul 20

    Paper Urges Academic Ombuds to Deal with Disparities in Practice

    Paper Urges Academic Ombuds to Deal with Disparities in Practice
    Tessa Tompkins Byer surveyed 111 Ombuds in higher education and interviewed 21 to learn about their practices. She presented initial findings at the IOA conference in 2016 and now has published a paper with more detail in Harvard's…
  • Jul 19

    Job Posting: University of Cincinnati

    Job Posting: University of Cincinnati
    The public research university in Ohio is hiring its next Ombudsman. The search will fill a position vacated by the retirement of Lillian Santa Maria who led the UC Ombuds Office for 23 years. The position directs a program that serves a…
Rank this Week: 464

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

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

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

    WIRTW #468 (the “big in Japan” edition)

    WIRTW #468 (the “big in Japan” edition)
    True story. While trekking between San Francisco’s Coit Tower and Lombard Street, we passed a group of Japanese tourists exiting their bus. One of girls, wearing a striped shirt sort of similar to Norah’s striped dress, asked if…
  • Jul 20

    This is what the interactive process is supposed to look like

    This is what the interactive process is supposed to look like
    Last week, Donovan turned 9. Since we were in California during his birthday, we’ve had a bit of a delayed celebration back home. Since D-man has Celiac Disease and cannot eat anything with any gluten, he wanted an ice cream birthday…
  • Jul 19

    The (high) times they are a changin’: medical marijuana and disability discrimination

    The (high) times they are a changin’: medical marijuana and disability discrimination
    In what is believed to be the first decision of its kind, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has allowed an employee to pursue a disability discrimination claim based on the use of medical marijuana. Christine Barbuto suffered from…
Rank this Week: 358

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

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

    ExxonMobil Fined Two Million Dollars for Two Milliliters of Ink.

    ExxonMobil Fined Two Million Dollars for Two Milliliters of Ink.
    ABOVE: Igor Sechint Yesterday the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced that it was fining ExxonMobil $2 million in connection with contracts signed by ExxonMobil with Rosneft in violation of the Ukraine Related…
  • Jul 19

    Why One of the Swapped Prisoners Did Not Return to Iran.

    Why One of the Swapped Prisoners Did Not Return to Iran.
    ABOVE: Nima Golestaneh In January 2016 the United States and Iran engaged in a prisoner swap. None of the freed prisoners returned to Iran, instead they all chose to remain in the United States, including Nima Golestaneh, the only Iranian…
  • Jul 13

    You Had Just One Job: BIS Spokesman Dodges Qatar Boycott Question

    You Had Just One Job: BIS Spokesman Dodges Qatar Boycott Question
    ABOVE:Port of Fujairah Eugene Cotilli is the Media/Congressional Liason at the Department of Commerce and is the listed contact for inquiries relating to the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”). Josh Lederman of the Associated…
Rank this Week: 363

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jul 21

    How to Use Google Drive on Windows 10

    How to Use Google Drive on Windows 10
    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.
  • Jul 21

    RoboLawyer? RoboWorm Is More Likely

    RoboLawyer? RoboWorm Is More Likely
    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.
  • Jul 20

    The Mobile Lawyer In 2017: Practice Law From Your Pocket

    The Mobile Lawyer In 2017: Practice Law From Your Pocket
    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: 422

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Jul 21

    Know your jurors: NRA members are different than other gun owners 

    Know your jurors: NRA members are different than other gun owners 
    In voir dire and jury selection, seemingly small differences can help you make decisions that are good for your case facts. Recently, the Pew Research Center put out a survey showing that gun owners who are also NRA members have a…
  • Jul 19

    Simple Jury Persuasion: Combatting mistrust  in science [Part 2]

    Simple Jury Persuasion: Combatting mistrust  in science [Part 2]
    On July 10, 2017, we published the first part of this post on combatting mistrust in science. As we continued to read, we decided there was more for you to know about this topic so here’s a bit more information. We wanted to share a…
  • Jul 17

    Cross-examining shrinks, rural vs. urban America, pay & gender, black men & the police

    Cross-examining shrinks, rural vs. urban America, pay & gender, black men & the police
    Perhaps we should lower our standards on what sources are good for an entire blog post as these combination posts seem to increasingly inhabit our blog. We simply run across a lot of things that we want you to know about but we don’t…
Rank this Week: 497

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
  • Jul 21

    Machinery Machination

    Machinery Machination
    Andrew Archer sold a wholly-owned company to Bulldog Holdings. Part of the deal, from Archer’s perspective, was that Bulldog Holdings would continue to sell machines that included Archer’s retained intellectual property and…
  • Jul 19

    Millions of Dollars Spent Litigating a Dispute Over Eight Years, All for Nothing.

    Millions of Dollars Spent Litigating a Dispute Over Eight Years, All for Nothing.
    Update #6 (July 19, 2017): The lawsuit, described below, has to be one of the most dramatic reversals and one of the greatest failures of our legal system we have ever seen. After litigating a case for years, Plaintiff Great Lakes Gas…
  • Jul 17

    Purple Pain

    Purple Pain
    Lawyers acting for the personal representative of Prince (whom we will call “Prince’s lawyers” for convenience) have their sights on Mr. George Ian Boxill, a mixing and recording engineer, who allegedly had five unpublished…
Rank this Week: 387

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 27

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer…

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers legal news and case developments in personal injury. By Berniard Law Firm.

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

    Slip and Fall Lawsuits Require Proof in Louisiana, Not Mere Speculation

    Slip and Fall Lawsuits Require Proof in Louisiana, Not Mere Speculation
    No legal case is without controversy, but some of the most controversial types of cases involve a slip and fall injury. For some, it is hard to believe that a “little fall” could actually cause substantial injury. Often times,…
  • Jul 20

    Louisiana Court of Appeals Discusses Continuances and Dismissals in Louisiana

    Louisiana Court of Appeals Discusses Continuances and Dismissals in Louisiana
    When a case goes to trial, there are many nuances that a lawyer might have to address, including a motion for a continuance or a dismissal. A continuance is the postponement of a hearing, trial or other scheduled court proceeding at the…
  • Jul 19

    Caddo Parish, Louisiana Woman Injured At Work Can Only Recover Once for Her Injurie

    Caddo Parish, Louisiana Woman Injured At Work Can Only Recover Once for Her Injurie
    “My neck, my back, my neck and my back” is a cliche that has been used in television shows and movies when someone gets hurt in an accident and likely tends to file a lawsuit. Although Caddo Parish, Louisiana woman, Ruth Toliver,…
Rank this Week: 906

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

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

    How to Copyright Internet Content in China, the 101

    How to Copyright Internet Content in China, the 101
    One of our China copyright lawyers recently sent the below email (slightly modified) to one of our clients, and since it nicely lays out the basics on what is required to secure Chinese copyrights on internet content, I am running the key…
  • Jul 20

    China Joint Ventures: Watching a Small Slice of the Sausage Get Made

    China Joint Ventures: Watching a Small Slice of the Sausage Get Made
    We have recently been getting an onslaught of foreign companies (mostly North American and European) looking to do joint ventures in China. China joint ventures tend to be cyclical, rising when the business climate in China is for any…
  • Jul 19

    Terminating Probationary Employees in China: It’s Complicated

    Terminating Probationary Employees in China: It’s Complicated
    Employee probation is one of the most often misunderstood China employment law issues. Many employers understand employee termination in China is difficult because China is not an employment-at-will country. But far…
Rank this Week: 248

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jul 21

    Private No More: Exposing the Praxis of Comparative Law for What It I

    Private No More: Exposing the Praxis of Comparative Law for What It I
    Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., Privacy Revisited: A Global Perspective on the Right to Be Left Alone (2016). Russell Miller I liked Privacy Revisited, not the least because Ronald Krotoszynski’s book – both explicitly and implicitly…
  • Jul 20

    Courtesy Without Copyright

    Courtesy Without Copyright
    Robert Spoo, Courtesy Paratexts: Informal Publishing Norms and the Copyright Vacuum in Nineteenth-Century America, 69 Stan. L. Rev. 637 (2017). David Fagundes It is now a familiar point that positive law accounts for only part of the systems…
  • Jul 19

    Disruptive Platform

    Disruptive Platform
    Orly Lobel, The Law of the Platform, 101 Minn. L. Rev. 87 (2016), available at SSRN. Margot Kaminski Until recently, the law of the online platform involved intermediary liability for online content and safe harbors like CDA §230 or DMCA…
Rank this Week: 197

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 908

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat Last Week!

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat Last Week!
    Dear IPKat followers, if you could not make time for your small IP doses last week, you don’t have to worry! The 156th edition of Never Too Late is here to give you your weekly dose of IP in one go!We started the week quite glamorously…
  • Jul 21

    The protection of TV formats: an Italian mock trial

    The protection of TV formats: an Italian mock trial
    Milan's TriennaleEffective protection of TV formats has often proved a challenging topic, no matter the jurisdiction considered. But what is the situation like in Italy? A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending a dedicated mock trial…
  • Jul 21

    It may be use, but is it trade mark use?

    It may be use, but is it trade mark use?
    One of the most challenging issues in trademark revocation is the claim that while the mark is being used, it is not being used “in a trade mark sense”. Kat friend Anna Toh brings us a recent example of this as it played out…
Rank this Week: 407

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 21

    Higher education roundup

    Higher education roundup
    Claw back money spent on unhelpful college tuition after bankruptcy? Not if Connecticut has anything to say about it [The American Interest] Incoming civil rights/Title IX enforcement officials tell university lawyers they plan to take less…
  • Jul 20

    Barton and Bibas, Rebooting Justice

    Barton and Bibas, Rebooting Justice
    In the mail, and on sale soon from Encounter Books: Rebooting Justice: More Technology, Fewer Lawyers, and the Future of Law by Benjamin Barton (University of Tennessee) and Stephanos Bibas (Penn). Publisher’s summary: America is a…
  • Jul 20

    Supreme Court could revisit forced advocacy dues for public worker

    Supreme Court could revisit forced advocacy dues for public worker
    A 1977 Supreme Court decision, Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, upheld the constitutionality of forcing public employees to fund (through union dues) advocacy they might not like. More recently the Court has questioned the reasoning of…
Rank this Week: 51

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

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

    Typographical Claim Error Survives Motion to Dismi

    Typographical Claim Error Survives Motion to Dismi
    Midwest Innovative Prods., LLC v. Kinamor, Inc., No. 16 C 11005, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 31, 2017) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah denied defendants’ (collectively “Kinamor”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff…
  • Jun 28

    Northern District’s New Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project Will Have Major Impact on IP Case

    Northern District’s New Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project Will Have Major Impact on IP Case
    On June 1, 2017, the Northern District implemented a Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot (MIDP) Project. The MIDP is going to have a big impact on trademark, copyright and Defense of Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) cases. It will not impact patent…
  • Jun 13

    TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
    I have made it a practice not to immediately blog about big Supreme Court cases. While there is a rush to be the first to publish, I have found that there is a significant difference in the value between immediate analysis and analysis after…
Rank this Week: 657

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

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

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Jul 21

    Private Equity: Institutions Offer “Subscription Credit Line” Guideline

    Private Equity: Institutions Offer “Subscription Credit Line” Guideline
    This Weil Gotshal blog discusses the Institutional Limited Partners Association’s new guidelines on the use of subscription credit lines by fund managers.  These credit arrangements – which originally were used to…
  • Jul 20

    Preferred Stock: Charter Provision Gives Vote, Not Preference

    Preferred Stock: Charter Provision Gives Vote, Not Preference
    It’s been a tough year in Delaware for preferred stockholders – & according to this K&L Gates blog, they just took another hit in Chancery Court: In In re Appraisal of GoodCents Holdings, Inc., C.A. No.…
  • Jul 19

    Earnouts: Yes, They Can Be Securitie

    Earnouts: Yes, They Can Be Securitie
    Convincing business people that an earnout can be a “security” for purposes of the Securities Act is often a challenge.  Fortunately, this recent Cooley blog provides some help. Here’s an excerpt:…
Rank this Week: 501

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jul 21

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The criminal tribulations of O.J. Simpson once again captured the nation’s attention this week.  Simpson was granted parole yesterday after serving nearly nine years in prison in Nevada following his conviction on robbery and…
  • Jul 20

    The Interstate Corrections Compact

    The Interstate Corrections Compact
    Can a person convicted and sentenced to prison in North Carolina serve the time in another state? Can a person convicted elsewhere serve his or her sentence here? Yes to both. North Carolina participates in the Interstate Corrections Compact.…
  • Jul 19

    State v. Younts: Rule 702 Does Not Require Proof that HGN Testing is Reliable

    State v. Younts: Rule 702 Does Not Require Proof that HGN Testing is Reliable
    Folks, we have an answer. The court of appeals held yesterday in State v. Younts, ___ N.C. App. ___ (2017), that a law enforcement officer trained to administer a Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) test may properly testify about the results of…
Rank this Week: 444

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 187

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers managing and growing your law practice, with a focus on technology, marketing, and management. By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, Joan Feldman and Mark Feldman.

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

    Trending: Ditching Apps for Analog

    Trending: Ditching Apps for Analog
    New Column Recently, I was scrolling through family photos on my phone when I found a very moving shot of my extended family at a dinner with their heads bowed. They looked so devout, so meditative, so centered and focused on the real. Except…
  • Jul 21

    Trending: Ditching Apps for Analog

    Trending: Ditching Apps for Analog
    New Column Recently, I was scrolling through family photos on my phone when I found a very moving shot of my extended family at a dinner with their heads bowed. They looked so devout, so meditative, so centered and focused on the…
  • Jul 20

    Client Won’t Pay: What Are You Going to Do About It?

    Client Won’t Pay: What Are You Going to Do About It?
    You may recall this LexisNexis report: “Law Firm Billing Survey: Collections Conversations Leave Lawyers Uncomfortable.” Duh. In what industry is a "collections conversation" a comfortable thing? The report is three years old, but…
Rank this Week: 759

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 642

IP Finance

IP Finance

Looks at financial issues for intellectual property rights: securitisation and collateral, IP valuation for acquisition and balance sheet purposes, tax and R&D breaks, film and product finance, calculating quantum of damages--anything that happens where IP meets money.

http://www.ip.finance/?m=1
  • Jul 21

    Yet another article on the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone

    Yet another article on the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone
    An extra-terrestrial alien visiting Earth in 2007 and returning, now, one decade later, might, at first glance, notice little difference in smartphones between times. For example, most-recent iPhone models superficially appear very similar to…
  • Jul 12

    Google's Competitors Take a Swipe at Google's "Academic Influence Campaign"

    Google's Competitors Take a Swipe at Google's "Academic Influence Campaign"
    The Campaign for Accountability (CA) has released a report on Google's "influence" on academic papers.  Notably, The Chronicle for Higher Education states that "The Campaign for Accountability" is funded by Google's…
  • Jul 11

    Newspapers Fight Back Against Facebook and Google for Stronger IP Protection

    Newspapers Fight Back Against Facebook and Google for Stronger IP Protection
    In most intellectual property law courses and many property courses in the U.S., the INS v. AP case is taught.  In that case, the U.S. Supreme Court created the INS misappropriation claim which essentially protects the gathering of…
Rank this Week: 974

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jul 21

    Summer Reading: Parker Palmer - Courage to Teach

    Summer Reading: Parker Palmer - Courage to Teach
    At the beach with my wife’s family, I read Parker J. Palmer’s Courage to Teach in a couple sittings. Palmer has a PHD in sociology from UC Berkeley, and has written extensively on education. My mother-in-law was reading the book...
  • Jul 20

    ICYMI: #corpgov SSRN & Law Review Roundup (July 20, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov SSRN & Law Review Roundup (July 20, 2017)
    "Dark money groups [are] comparing themselves to civil rights heroes in Alabama under Jim Crow" 121 Penn St. L. Rev. 1049 #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) July 16, 2017 stakeholder theory's "subordination of the…
  • Jul 19

    Making Friends with Entrepreneur

    Making Friends with Entrepreneur
    Last year, I was asked to contribute to a symposium on law and entrepreneurship hosted at the University of North Carolina. Although I had to Skype in for my presentation from Little Rock, Arkansas (where I had just given a...
Rank this Week: 168

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jul 21

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

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

    $3 Million Dollar Verdict Vacated Due to Defective Verdict Form

    $3 Million Dollar Verdict Vacated Due to Defective Verdict Form
    In Stockton v. Ford Motor Co., No. W2016-01175-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 12, 2017), the  Court of Appeals vacated a jury verdict in a Tennessee products liability case due to a defective jury verdict form. Plaintiff was the wife of…
  • Jul 17

    No HIPAA Form Required in Single Defendant Medical Negligence Case

    No HIPAA Form Required in Single Defendant Medical Negligence Case
    In an important turn in medical malpractice (now know as health care liability) law, the Tennessee Supreme Court has held that “a prospective plaintiff who provides pre-suit notice to one potential defendant is not required under…
Rank this Week: 144

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Jul 21

    Conflict of Laws in International Commercial Arbitration – Call for Paper

    Conflict of Laws in International Commercial Arbitration – Call for Paper
    In 2010, Professors Franco Ferrari and Stefan Kroell organized a seminar on “conflict of laws in international commercial arbitration”, conscious of the fact that every arbitration raises a number of ‘conflict of laws’…
  • Jul 21

    Out now: Yuko Nishitani (ed.), Treatment of Foreign Law – Dynamics towards Convergence? (2017)

    Out now: Yuko Nishitani (ed.), Treatment of Foreign Law – Dynamics towards Convergence? (2017)
    The book Treatment of Foreign Law – Dynamics towards Convergence? (Springer, 2017), edited by Professor Yuko Nishitani, has just been published. It includes one general report and 30 national reports on the treatment of foreign law in…
  • Jul 20

    The Revised European Small Claims Procedure Has Entered into Force

    The Revised European Small Claims Procedure Has Entered into Force
    The revised European Small Claims Procedure entered into force on July 14 (see Regulation (EU) 2015/2421 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2015 amending Regulation (EC) No 861/2007 establishing a European Small…
Rank this Week: 78

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 21

    Careers and Divorce Rate

    Careers and Divorce Rate
    From Marketwatch: Marriage problems are more likely for people in some career paths than others. Workers in certain fields are seeing higher divorce rates by age 30, a new analysis of U.S. Census Data from career website Zippia found. The...
  • Jul 20

    Malta Latest to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    Malta Latest to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
    From The New York Times: VALLETTA, Malta — Lawmakers in Malta, a predominantly Roman Catholic country, voted to legalize same-sex marriage on Wednesday, joining much of Western Europe by replacing the traditional “you are now husband and…
  • Jul 19

    Solutions to Child Abuse in NC

    Solutions to Child Abuse in NC
    From WRLA News: RALEIGH, N.C. — Child abuse and neglect leads to long-term social, emotional and health consequences, according to leaders of a North Carolina organization looking to stop abuse. Prevent Child Abuse NC said that a lifetime…
Rank this Week: 261

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: 77

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

Provides book reviews and analyses of notable Supreme Court cases.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • Jul 21

    July 21, 1899 – Birthdate of Nathan Ross Margold

    July 21, 1899 – Birthdate of Nathan Ross Margold
    Nathan Margold, who drew up the blueprint for NAACP’s strategy in Brown v. Board of Education, was born on this day in history in Romania. His parents immigrated to the U.S. in 1901, and he was raised in Brooklyn, New York. He attended…
  • Jul 19

    Review of “Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945” by Tony Judt

    Review of “Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945” by Tony Judt
    Tony Judt’s detailed monumental work (over 800 pages) is well-written and well-organized. He begins by documenting the devastation in Europe following World War II. Post-war planning for Europe was heavily influenced by the knowledge…
  • Jul 17

    July 17, 1947 – The U.S. District Court in South Carolina Opened the All-White Primary to Black

    July 17, 1947 – The U.S. District Court in South Carolina Opened the All-White Primary to Black
    Julius Waties Waring was a native of Charleston, South Carolina born in 1880, whose father and uncles had been slaveowners and Confederate war veterans. But somehow along the way, Waring got radicalized, and, as Wil Haygood wrote in Showdown:…
Rank this Week: 821