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Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Are Convicted Felons Sentenced to Life, Regardless of the Sentence They Actually Serve?

    Are Convicted Felons Sentenced to Life, Regardless of the Sentence They Actually Serve?
    In Michigan and all other states in the U.S., felony offenses are considered more serious than those classified as misdemeanors. A felony charge can be related to anything from tax fraud or distributing illegal drugs to some theft offenses or…
  • Jan 11

    Michigan, Juvenile ‘Lifers’ and the ACLU

    Michigan, Juvenile ‘Lifers’ and the ACLU
    In November it was announced the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was filing suit against the state of Michigan over the state’s unclear standards regarding denial of parole to juvenile lifers.  In 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court…
  • Jan 5

    Non-Profit or Non-Realistic?

    Non-Profit or Non-Realistic?
    What if I told you that there was a non-profit business that you know and respect that was misrepresenting their financial report and in the process of doing so continually have gotten investors to place hard earned money into their company?…
Rank this Week: 169

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 700

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Jan 13

    Blog Post: Energy-Related Confirmation Hearings: What To Watch For

    Blog Post: Energy-Related Confirmation Hearings: What To Watch For
    Energy policy takes center stage on Capitol Hill starting Tuesday when the U.S. Senate begins confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald J. Trump's nominees for secretaries of Energy and the Interior and for administrator of the U.S.…
  • Jan 13

    Blog Post: In Quick Move, EPA Sets Fuel Standards Before Inauguration

    Blog Post: In Quick Move, EPA Sets Fuel Standards Before Inauguration
    In an action taken just days before Donald Trump is sworn in as the next president, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized rules Thursday that will maintain heightened greenhouse gas emissions standards for 2022 through 2025 model…
  • Jan 13

    Blog Post: EPA Denies Bids To Reconsider Or Stay Clean Power Plan

    Blog Post: EPA Denies Bids To Reconsider Or Stay Clean Power Plan
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday denied dozens of administrative petitions to reconsider or delay its controversial Clean Power Plan, and defended the plan as a moderate, reasonable way to achieve emissions reductions that…
Rank this Week: 556

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

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

    Wallis v. Brainerd Baptist Church – Duty of Facility to Acquire or Use Defibrillator

    Wallis v. Brainerd Baptist Church – Duty of Facility to Acquire or Use Defibrillator
    Every year, more than 400,000 people in America die from sudden cardiac arrest, better known as a heart attack. The key to surviving these attacks, according to medical experts, is a rapid initiation of a “chain of survival,”…
  • Jan 11

    Premises Liability Lawsuit Involving Fatal Domestic Shooting to Proceed

    Premises Liability Lawsuit Involving Fatal Domestic Shooting to Proceed
    A man fatally shoots his wife and two young daughters at a restaurant. Is the restaurant liable for failing to protect the victims?  The plaintiff in a premises liability lawsuit in Ohio alleges the restaurant failed to do enough to…
  • Jan 9

    Report: Hospital Patients Often End Up in Poorly Rated Nursing Home

    Report: Hospital Patients Often End Up in Poorly Rated Nursing Home
    It’s not uncommon for hospital patients to transfer to a nursing home. Their medical needs may no longer be urgent or intensive, but they are still ongoing and require additional care. However, it’s becoming apparent that many…
Rank this Week: 853

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 13

    GPO Style Manual: new edition

    GPO Style Manual: new edition
    The Government Publishing Office (GPO) has announced the release of a new edition of their Style Manual. It's available as a free download in several different formats from the GPO website. According to the announcement, "Besides a thorough…
  • Jan 13

    ALA & Google to launch phase 2 of code-teaching program

    ALA & Google to launch phase 2 of code-teaching program
    "the American Library Association (ALA) and Google, Inc., announced a call for Library and Information Science (LIS) faculty to participate in Phase Two of the Libraries Ready to Code project. This work will culminate in graduate level course…
  • Jan 12

    Northeastern law students compile civil rights & restorative justice archive

    Northeastern law students compile civil rights & restorative justice archive
    The ABA Journal has an interesting article about the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at the Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. The project has been identifying lynching deaths that occurred "during the reign of…
Rank this Week: 738

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Jan 13

    What Is Lawyer Slack?

    What Is Lawyer Slack?
    What the hell is Slack you ask? Slack is basically a messaging app on steroids. It’s meant for teams and workplaces, can be used across multiple devices and platforms, and is equipped with robust features that allow you to not only chat…
  • Jan 11

    How To Write a Legal Brief

    How To Write a Legal Brief
    A few years ago, a couple of law professors surveyed practicing lawyers and judges on the quality of legal writing from new lawyers. The results? More than 93% of the responding practicing attorneys and judges believed that the briefs and…
  • Jan 7

    Motion To Quash Assault By Long-Distance Tweet

    Motion To Quash Assault By Long-Distance Tweet
    This is Part IV of the ongoing coverage of Assault With A Deadly Twitter. Previous entries: Can You Sue Someone For A Tweet That Induces Epilepsy? (Part I) Can Kurt Eichenwald Get Pre-suit Discovery From Twitter? (Part II) Can You…
Rank this Week: 825

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will

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

    The Importance of a Florida DNR: Do Not Resuscitate Order

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

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

    Jacksonville Will Lawyer: Shows Many Americans Do Not Have A Will
    As a Jacksonville Will Lawyer I have seen an alarming trend in Florida.  Most Americans live fast-paced lives with long work hours, bills to pay, and mouths to feed.  After a long day, the last thing on our minds is our…
Rank this Week: 152

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

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

    Change is exciting, unless it isn’t

    Change is exciting, unless it isn’t
    New ideas. New methods. New technology. It all sounds good, doesn’t it? We want our law practice to be on the cutting edge of change, leading the charge in the face of a changing world. The problem is our clients don’t. They…
  • Jan 12

    Once is not enough

    Once is not enough
    I read a lot. I know you do, too. I take courses, watch videos, and learn as much as I can about subjects that interest me or that I can use in my work. Some of the content I consume is excellent. Some is adequate. (If I get one idea from a…
  • Jan 11

    You may be boring but your message shouldn’t be

    You may be boring but your message shouldn’t be
    Yesterday, I said that being boring isn’t necessarily a bad thing for a lawyer. Having a sober and level-headed countenance suggests that you know what you’re doing and are confident in your ability to help people. But…
Rank this Week: 172

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jan 13

    E.U. Starts to Ponder Whether Future Robots Could Have Legal Right

    E.U. Starts to Ponder Whether Future Robots Could Have Legal Right
    The idea a Roomba possessing legal rights may be preposterous. But as robots get smarter and more human-like, the question of recognizing the legal status of “electronic persons” could be taken more seriously. At least in…
  • Jan 13

    AM Roundup: New Scrutiny of Clinton Probe

    AM Roundup: New Scrutiny of Clinton Probe
    Law Blog rounds up the morning’s legal news: Comey’s call:  The Justice Department’s inspector general launched an investigation into how the head of the FBI and his deputy handled probes into Democratic presidential…
  • Jan 12

    SpongeBob and Krusty Krab Prevail in Real-Life Trademark Battle

    SpongeBob and Krusty Krab Prevail in Real-Life Trademark Battle
    It’s an underwater restaurant that caters to sea creatures, owned by a penny-pinching crab and exists in a cartoon universe. The Krusty Krab may not be real like or Red Lobster, but its trademark rights are no fiction. A federal…
Rank this Week: 30

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

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

    UPDATE: Arrest Made in Clinton Patterson Shooting; Security Failure in Question

    UPDATE: Arrest Made in Clinton Patterson Shooting; Security Failure in Question
    UPDATE: Did a Fatal Security Lapse Contribute to the Death of Clinton Patterson Robbery? Local News 34-year-old Clinton Tyrell Patterson was reportedly shot during a robbery outside his North Grove apartment home Wednesday…
  • Jan 11

    Security Lapse? Dominique Devonte Horton Killed in Columbus Apartment Shooting

    Security Lapse? Dominique Devonte Horton Killed in Columbus Apartment Shooting
    Was Negligent Security a Factor in the Fatal Shooting of Dominique Devonte Horton? Local News A shooting outside a Columbus apartment complex reportedly claimed the life of 22-year-old Dominique Devonte Horton and left another man injured…
  • Jan 3

    UPDATE: Did a Fatal Security Lapse Contribute to the Death of Clinton Patterson?

    UPDATE: Did a Fatal Security Lapse Contribute to the Death of Clinton Patterson?
    UPDATE: Security Negligence Possible in Clinton Patterson Robbery? Local News 34-year-old Clinton Tyrell Patterson was reportedly shot during a robbery outside his North Grove apartment home Wednesday night, December 21, 2016.…
Rank this Week: 198

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

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

    The Clay Feet of Qualified Immunity Doctrine

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

    A Scholar is a Bu

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

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

    FAN 137 (First Amendment News) Backpage.com removes adult content due to government censorship — vows to fight First Amendment battle
    Seattle. This from a press release from Backpage.com: As the direct result of unconstitutional government censorship, Backpage.com has removed its Adult content section from the highly popular classified website, effective immediately. For…
Rank this Week: 116

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 13

    It's a Tam, Tam, Tam world

    It's a Tam, Tam, Tam world
    Along with a podcast for the American Constitution Center and an NPR interview running the morning of the Tam argument (next Wednesday), I'll also be on a post-argument panel at AU--the panel before features none other than Tam…
  • Jan 13

    Trump's trademark

    Trump's trademark
    Trump’s lawyer’s statement:Selling, first and foremost, would not eliminate possibilities of conflicts of interest. In fact, it would exacerbate them. The Trump brand is key to the value of the Trump Organization’s assets.…
  • Jan 13

    Question for those who know European privacy law

    Question for those who know European privacy law
    Is this ad campaign for Spotify a problem?"Dear person in the Theater District who listened to the Hamilton soundtrack 5,376 times this year, can you get us tickets?"and"Dear person who played 'Sorry' 42 times on Valentine's Day,…
Rank this Week: 416

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/
  • Jan 13

    Posner criticizes verbosity in brief

    Posner criticizes verbosity in brief
    Posner criticizes 'verbosity' in appeals briefs in decision upholding closed voir dire“We do wish to comment briefly on the length of the parties’ briefs,” Posner wrote. “They total 250 pages, of which 31 pages consist…
  • Jan 12

    More Movie Madne

    More Movie Madne
    The SoCal Business Litigation Inn of Court presents Another Edition of Movie Madness: Real Ethical Issues Hollywood's Fictional (and No So Fictional) Lawyers Confront, with panelist Justice John Segal, on Tuesday, January 24 @ 6:30 at…
  • Jan 12

    More on typo

    More on typo
    A couple days ago SCAN posted about a "2016" typo error (should've been 2017, of course) of the sort that is common around this time of year. But SCAN readers insist on edifying and entertaining posts, not mere gotchas and bland bromide…
Rank this Week: 834

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 377

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

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

    DePuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Texas Trial

    DePuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Texas Trial
    DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip Texas trial update. A federal jury in Dallas recently ordered Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary unit to pay more than $1 billion to six plaintiffs who claimed that they…
  • Jan 12

    Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer 2017 Update

    Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer 2017 Update
    I am providing this timely update for women who have succumbed to talcum powder linked ovarian cancer . Talcum powder ovarian cancer. Medical research and jurors have found talcum powder ovarian cancer link. Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer link…
  • Dec 9

    Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh Lawsuit claim repair patch Injurie

    Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh Lawsuit claim repair patch Injurie
    Atrium C-Qur Mesh hernia mesh lawsuits claim repair patch injuries, according to  allegations in many personal injury and product liability lawsuits. There are several Atrium C-Qur hernia mesh lawsuits filed in federal courts nationwide.…
Rank this Week: 789

North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

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

    Hain v. Jamison – Could Farm Be Liable For Loose Cow That Led to Woman’s Death?

    Hain v. Jamison – Could Farm Be Liable For Loose Cow That Led to Woman’s Death?
    A woman was shepherding a calf that had strayed from its farm and onto a rural road in New York State when a driver on that rural road struck and killed her.  Now, the New York State Court of Appeals has ruled in Hain v. Jamison…
  • Jan 11

    Modisette v. Apple – Should Apple Be Liable for Fatal Distracted Driving Crash?

    Modisette v. Apple – Should Apple Be Liable for Fatal Distracted Driving Crash?
    A five-year-old girl was buckled snugly into her booster seat in the back of her parent’s Toyota passenger car. It was the the day before Christmas 2014. She and her family – her mother, her father, and her older sister –…
  • Jan 9

    States Increasingly Brake on Curbing Elderly Driver

    States Increasingly Brake on Curbing Elderly Driver
    By the year 2030, it’s expected more than 60 million adults over age 65 will be navigating our roadways. Given what we know about the challenges of driving as you age, one would assume states would be bracing for this by expanding…
Rank this Week: 843

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Jan 13

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: January 9-13, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: January 9-13, 2017
    There is a lot of excitement brewing here in our neck of the woods. We are cautiously awaiting a potential ice storm that is expected to hit town today and roll through the weekend, our Kansas Jayhawks are in action against Oklahoma State on…
  • Jan 12

    Accelerated Small Business Subcontractor Payments Extended To December 31, 2017

    Accelerated Small Business Subcontractor Payments Extended To December 31, 2017
    The government’s policy encouraging prompt payment to small business subcontractors has been extended to December 31, 2017. In a Memorandum issued on January 11, 2017 by the Office of Management and Budget, OMB Director Shaun Donovan…
  • Jan 10

    8(a) Sole Source Decision: “Bad Faith” Bid Protest An Uphill Battle

    8(a) Sole Source Decision: “Bad Faith” Bid Protest An Uphill Battle
    An agency’s decision to award a contract as an 8(a) sole source is a “business decision” for which the agency has broad discretion–and a potential protester challenging the agency’s use of that discretion will…
Rank this Week: 278

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 13

    Acclaimed Investment Banker Elected to the Ringler Board And Other News Tidbit

    Acclaimed Investment Banker Elected to the Ringler Board And Other News Tidbit
    Acclaimed Investment Banker Elected to the Ringler Board of Directors Ringler, the nation’s largest settlement planning company in the nation, is pleased to announce that Peter C. Jachym, a veteran investment banker, strategic…
  • Jan 12

    Eliminate Most Frequent Cause of Seasonal Workers Comp Claim

    Eliminate Most Frequent Cause of Seasonal Workers Comp Claim
    Winter weather is upon us (at the time of this writing it’s 8 degrees in Kennebunkport, ME), and that often means an increase in claims. However, many winter weather claims are preventable. Whether it’s a slip/trip/fall,…
  • Jan 11

    4 More Keys To A Healthier Workforce Through Wellne

    4 More Keys To A Healthier Workforce Through Wellne
    As reported in yesterday’s blog “4 Keys to a Healthier Workforce”, comorbidities in your workforce add significant costs in workers’ compensation claims.  While our New Year’s resolutions are still alive,…
Rank this Week: 238

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jan 13

    Document on HIV non-disclosure prosecutions disclosed

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

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 13, 2017

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 13, 2017
    Canada Nurse accused of killing seniors faces six new charges, Canadian Press Uncharted territory if judge in 'knees together' case continues fight for job, Canadian Press N.B. appeal court explains why it overturned Dennis Oland's murder…
  • Jan 12

    LSBC discontinues ‘paralegals in court’ pilot

    LSBC discontinues ‘paralegals in court’ pilot
    The Law Society of British Columbia has recently discontinued a pilot project which allowed designated paralegals to appear in court. However, that doesn’t mean the LSBC has given up plans to regulate paralegals; legislating the…
Rank this Week: 102

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Jan 13

    Modernizing the Risk Management Plan Rule

    Modernizing the Risk Management Plan Rule
    Our country’s chemical industry provides necessary goods we use in our everyday lives, provides employment in many communities throughout the country, and provides key ingredients for many diverse industries nationwide. But while there…
  • Jan 13

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick Science is the foundation of everything that EPA does to protect our health and our environment. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy recently discussed the important role of science at EPA—read her blog Why Science…
  • Jan 12

    Transporting Firewood Leads to Unintended Consequence

    Transporting Firewood Leads to Unintended Consequence
    by Marcia Anderson A colleague of mine who lives in Maine told me she wanted to bring firewood from her cordwood pile at home into a New Hampshire campground. Although she lives .2 miles from the border with New Hampshire, close enough that…
Rank this Week: 70

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jan 13

    Viacom prevails in SpongeBob SquarePants Trademark Lawsuit

    Viacom prevails in SpongeBob SquarePants Trademark Lawsuit
    Recently, Viacom, the company responsible for the Sponge SquarePants television show, prevailed in a trademark lawsuit.[1] The dispute resulted from the Defendant’s plans to use the name “Krusty Krab” for a restaurant.[2]…
  • Dec 27

    Rapper Rick Ross prevails over another rapper in trademark lawsuit

    Rapper Rick Ross prevails over another rapper in trademark lawsuit
    Recently, rapper Rick Ross prevailed in a trademark lawsuit filed against him by rapper Raul Caiz.[1] The Plaintiff, Raul Caiz’s (“Plaintiff”) Complaint asserted claims for Federal Trademark Infringement, Dilution, and…
  • Dec 15

    Supreme Court agrees to hear case that may put limits on where Patent cases can be filed

    Supreme Court agrees to hear case that may put limits on where Patent cases can be filed
    Recently, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case which may place restrictions on where patent litigation lawsuits may be filed.[1] The Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari filed by TC Heartland LLC (“Petitioner”).[2]…
Rank this Week: 767

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 13

    Arrow declarations can be granted: Fujifilm v AbbVie

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

    Guest Post - China's Patent Boom

    Guest Post - China's Patent Boom
    The IPKat is delighted to receive this guest post from Yangjin Li (details at the end of the post)World Intellectual Property Organization recently published its annual World Intellectual Property Indicators report. This report states that,…
  • Jan 8

    Watch out lawyers - do you own your name?

    Watch out lawyers - do you own your name?
    That which we call a roseDo lawyers own goodwill in their name? The UK's IP Enterprise Court tells all in Bhayani & Anor v Taylor Bracewell LLP [2016] EWHC 3360.This was a summary judgment decision which focused on the question…
Rank this Week: 115

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jan 13

    Layaway Plan for Legal Service

    Layaway Plan for Legal Service
    Everyone is familiar with layaway plans. Most common in the context of retail (think Toys R Us  or Walmart, to name just a few), layaway plans give customers the option of depositing a fraction of the cost of the item they want to buy,…
  • Jan 11

    Do I Need A Payroll Service for My Solo Law Firm and Which One Should I Choose?

    Do I Need A Payroll Service for My Solo Law Firm and Which One Should I Choose?
    Although I’ve probably employed thirty people over the lifetime of my practice — as contractors, part-time associates, law clerks, or of-counsel, I never used a payroll service until a year ago.  Up until very recently,…
  • Jan 9

    Make Money Mondays…Or Not: The $17 Incorporation Special

    Make Money Mondays…Or Not: The $17 Incorporation Special
    Fafinski, Mark & Johnson  (FMJ), a seventeen-year old, mid-sized Minnesota law firm is poised to embrace 2017 with a 17-themed special of its own: offering new business incorporations for just $17.17 – plus expenses, reports…
Rank this Week: 314

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jan 13

    Malpractice Payouts Decreasing for Physician Error

    Malpractice Payouts Decreasing for Physician Error
    National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), an entity created by Congress and run by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, has compiled a list of state rankings comparing the number of payouts for physician errors based on the…
  • Jan 10

    ACA Repeal & Replace Plans Call for One Size Fits All Approach, Caps on Damage

    ACA Repeal & Replace Plans Call for One Size Fits All Approach, Caps on Damage
    An article posted yesterday on Huffington Post examines how Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will force Americans to be treated as a diagnosis and not an individual with personal or…
  • Jan 7

    Patients of Female Physicians Have Better Outcome

    Patients of Female Physicians Have Better Outcome
    A recent study conducted by Harvard University found that female doctors provide better quality care to elderly nursing home residents than their male counterparts. Specifically, those patients who were hospitalized and later…
Rank this Week: 85

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    So Much for the Presumption of Innocence

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

    Medical Marijuana Patients Can Now Fight DUI Charges in Arizona

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

    California Law Attempts to Prevent Marijuana Use While Driving

    California Law Attempts to Prevent Marijuana Use While Driving
    As many of you now know, California passed proposition 64 this past November making recreational marijuana use and possession legal. According to Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, and Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, proposition 64 contains a…
Rank this Week: 120

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

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

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 13

    SFL Friday -- Embroid Me!

    SFL Friday -- Embroid Me!
    Could this possibly be true?Specializing in “embroidery, garment printing, custom apparel, promotional products, screen printing and personalized gifts at more than 300 resource centers throughout the United States, Canada and…
  • Jan 13

    Miami Attorney Ramon Manuel Rodriguez Charged With Ethical Misconduct By Florida Bar

    Miami Attorney Ramon Manuel Rodriguez Charged With Ethical Misconduct By Florida Bar
    The Florida Bar's push for civility is welcomed, and judging from this article apparently the Bar has a strategy that starts with weeding out those it convicts as bad apples.From the DBR:The Florida Bar has brought ethics charges against…
  • Jan 11

    3d DCA Watch -- Dear Nice Foreclosure Counsel: We Don't Mean You!

    3d DCA Watch -- Dear Nice Foreclosure Counsel: We Don't Mean You!
    Interesting part concurrence/dissent from Judge Salter on a residential mortgage foreclosure case seemingly birthed in the bowels of hail:In the present case, I cannot agree that the trial court abused its discretion in denying the…
Rank this Week: 23

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 508

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Jan 13

    Federal Support for School Integration: An Obama Administration Review

    Federal Support for School Integration: An Obama Administration Review
    The National Coalition on School Diversity has issued an updated report of the Obama Administration's support for school integration. It concludes that "while much remains to be done, the Obama Administration has made concrete progress…
  • Jan 12

    Pipeline Programs to Increase Diversity: A Writing Competition

    Pipeline Programs to Increase Diversity: A Writing Competition
    The Law School Admission Council's Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition on: WHY PIPELINE PROGRAMS TARGETING STUDENTS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED RACIAL AND ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THE FUTURE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION The…
  • Jan 11

    Betsy DeVos Will Not Bring the Disruption the Department of Education Sorely Need

    Betsy DeVos Will Not Bring the Disruption the Department of Education Sorely Need
    Betsy DeVos's lack of expertise has been cited as a point of opposition to her appointment, but as this morning's commentators remarked, DeVos was not appointed for her expertise. She was appointed to shake up the system. She, in fact,…
Rank this Week: 908

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

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

    You can’t hide from an outstanding MA warrant, but you can resolve it. Here’s how.

    You can’t hide from an outstanding MA warrant, but you can resolve it. Here’s how.
    There are two types of warrants in Massachusetts, arrest warrants and bench warrants. A bench warrant is generally the less serious of the two. These are issued for multiple reasons, including failure to show up at a court hearing or failure…
  • Jan 10

    Nazi Memorabilia, Guns, and 10,000 Rounds of Ammo Found in Home of Lexington Man

    Nazi Memorabilia, Guns, and 10,000 Rounds of Ammo Found in Home of Lexington Man
    Last week, police announced the seizure of 83 guns, with 10,000 rounds of ammo and a Nazi helmet from the house of a Massachusetts man. Robert Ivarson, 49, of Lexington, is facing civil rights and harassment charges for allegedly littering…
  • Jan 10

    Will Massachusetts Pardon Individuals Locked Up for Marijuana Crimes?

    Will Massachusetts Pardon Individuals Locked Up for Marijuana Crimes?
    Vermont governor Peter Shumlin recently issued 192 pardons to individuals with marijuana convictions, as long as the offenses were not related to DUI charges or violent crimes. This bold move begs the question, will Massachusetts follow suit?…
Rank this Week: 484

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

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

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?
    A man walked down the narrow street. He saw a house being remodeled. There was no furniture in the house but there was obviously work being done on it. A “porta potty” was outside the house for the workmen to use. Lots of tools…
  • Dec 20

    Can a judge remove a juror just because the juror is the lone holdout?

    Can a judge remove a juror just because the juror is the lone holdout?
    In a criminal case, a defendant is entitled to a unanimous verdict by all the jurors selected to hear his case.  Many times if only one juror votes in a defendant’s favor it’s a win for the defense.  The prosecutor…
  • Sep 26

    Evading A Police Officer in Orange County, CA

    Evading A Police Officer in Orange County, CA
    California Vehicle Code Section 2800.1 and 2800.2 make it illegal to flee or attempt to evade a police officer. The individual who flees from the police after the police turn on the overhead lights would seem to be in for trouble. What with…
Rank this Week: 441

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

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

    Notes on International Child Abduction and the Philippine

    Notes on International Child Abduction and the Philippine
    Jeremy D. Morley1.      Although the Philippines has acceded to the Hague Abduction Convention, the Convention is not in force between the United States and the Philippines because the United States has not accepted…
  • Jan 10

    Slovakian Noncompliance with the Hague Abduction Convention

    Slovakian Noncompliance with the Hague Abduction Convention
    Jeremy MorleyThe European Court of Human Rights has determined, in the case of the abduction of three children from their habitual residence in Maryland to Slovakia, that the Slovakian legal system failed to protect the left-behind…
  • Jan 3

    A Possible Child Visitation Law in Japan

    A Possible Child Visitation Law in Japan
    Jeremy D. MorleyIn Japan, if the parent who does not have physical possession of a child is allowed to have visitation with the child it will generally be limited to a few hours a month and be strictly supervised – usually in the…
Rank this Week: 805

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 13

    Idaho State Police to award Silver Stars and Certificate of Appreciation for Heroism

    Idaho State Police to award Silver Stars and Certificate of Appreciation for Heroism
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Jan 13

    Idaho State Police Asking for Citizen Tips on Crash Near Jerome

    Idaho State Police Asking for Citizen Tips on Crash Near Jerome
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jan 12

    Injury Crash EB I84 At 211

    Injury Crash EB I84 At 211
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 185

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 362

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jan 13

    Donald Toomer Barred from Securities Industry

    Donald Toomer Barred from Securities Industry
    Have you suffered losses investing with Donald Toomer? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses. In December 2015, the SEC accused Wells Fargo advisor Donald Toomer, of participating in a pump-and-dump…
  • Jan 13

    Robert Tricarico Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison

    Robert Tricarico Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison
    According to various reports, a former Connecticut financial advisor, Robert Tricarico, was sentenced to 41 months in prison for allegedly stealing more than $1.2 million from an elderly client. Tricarico, 60, will also reportedly have three…
  • Jan 13

    Is it Time to Fire your Financial Advisor?

    Is it Time to Fire your Financial Advisor?
    Partnering with a trustworthy advisor will help you protect your money and also make the right decisions to help it grow. Unfortunately, it isn’t always a match made in Heaven. Here are some questions to help you decide if it’s…
Rank this Week: 72

Blogosaurus Lex

Blogosaurus Lex

By the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.

http://www.cplea.ca/blog/
  • Jan 13

    LawNow Vol 41-3 Jan/Feb 2017

    LawNow Vol 41-3 Jan/Feb 2017
    Canada’s transgender community needs and deserves full human rights protection.  Volume 41-3  Jan/Feb 2017 Table of Contents Featured Articles: Transgender Issues Special Report: Canada’s Judiciary Departments Columns…
  • Nov 2

    Renting Basics Guide

    Renting Basics Guide
    CPLEA has developed the Renting Basics Guide, a new easy read guide to renting in Alberta. You can download the guide for free at the CPLEA store. Educators, settlement agencies and community organizations are welcome to order print copies of…
  • Nov 1

    LawNow Vol. 41-2 Nov/Dec 2016

    LawNow Vol. 41-2 Nov/Dec 2016
    Criminal Justice is achieved through the dedicated effort of many players and it must protect all who come in contact with it.  Volume 41-2  Nov/Dec 2016 Table of Contents Featured Articles: Criminal Justice Special Report: The Law…
Rank this Week: 606

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jan 13

    Advocate’s Close, Edinburgh – Pic of the Week

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

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

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

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

    A Congress.gov Interview with Fred Simonton, Information Technology Specialist
    This week’s interview is with Fred Simonton, an information technology specialist in the Office of the Chief Information Officer. Describe your background. Born in Vermont, I grew up in Hawaii, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and New York,…
Rank this Week: 121

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 694

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 113

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jan 13

    Deadline Extended: SIEL/JIEL/OUP Essay Prize Competition

    Deadline Extended: SIEL/JIEL/OUP Essay Prize Competition
    This is from SIEL/JIEL/OUP: The deadline for entering the 2016-2017 SIEL/JIEL/OUP Essay Prize competition has been extended to 31JANUARY 2017. Authors meeting the stated conditions are warmly encouraged to send their submission before/on that…
  • Jan 8

    Is There a Non-Violation Claim Against Trump's Tariff Threats?

    Is There a Non-Violation Claim Against Trump's Tariff Threats?
    Donald Trump has suggested he would impose tariffs on car imports from specific companies who produce in Mexico and export to the United States. Ford, GM, and Toyota have all been mentioned. Here is his Toyota tweet: Toyota Motor said...
  • Jan 8

    Can a Foreign Investor Bring a NAFTA Chapter 11 Lawsuit Against a Non-Host Country Government?

    Can a Foreign Investor Bring a NAFTA Chapter 11 Lawsuit Against a Non-Host Country Government?
    According to this Reuters article, some foreign investors in Mexico are having financial difficulties as a result of Ford's decision -- partly in response to statements by Donald Trump -- not to build a planned factory there: Ford Motor…
Rank this Week: 267

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 308

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 405

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 13

    3 Things I've Learned as a Law Clerk

    3 Things I've Learned as a Law Clerk
    BY RACHEL SPENCE, LAW CLERKUpon entering the legal field I was excited and eager to see if I had what it took to keep up in the real world, outside of school. I had been warned by other graduates that there was always a learning curve when…
  • Jan 12

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday January 12, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 12, 2017 at 7:07am PSTAn estate trustee is entitled to be paid for the…
  • Jan 11

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday January 11, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 11, 2017 at 6:38am PSTA final divorce judgment cannot be granted until one year…
Rank this Week: 146

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Jan 13

    It’s Your Lucky Day – Friday the 13th!

    It’s Your Lucky Day – Friday the 13th!
    Lucky for estate planning and elder care law firms, there’s nothing superstitious about the law firm marketing practiced by IMS. Our clients know that we provide them with the latest in marketing technology to power their practices, in…
  • Jan 11

    Social Media for Law Firm Marketing – Yes, You Can

    Social Media for Law Firm Marketing – Yes, You Can
    The only difference between lawyers who are active on social media and those who are not is that one group has made a habit of posting, tweeting, and updating, and the other has not. If you got through law school and passed the bar exam, you…
  • Jan 10

    Outbound Marketing is Not Outward Bound

    Outbound Marketing is Not Outward Bound
    You can’t drop one little email message into the wilderness and expect it to survive on its own. A teenager on a wilderness experience with Outward Bound will do fine, but a one-off email from your firm is like a lone voice hollering into a…
Rank this Week: 391

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    ORAL B Wireless Floss?

    ORAL B Wireless Floss?
    I recently purchased a post-holiday present (for myself) – Apple’s AirPods, wireless headphones designed to integrate with Apple’s various products, including the iPhone 7 (which, helpfully, discarded the headphone jack in…
  • Jan 12

    The Chargers leave San Diego, but will they leave the brand too?

    The Chargers leave San Diego, but will they leave the brand too?
    According to recent reports, the Chargers will announce this week that they are leaving sunny San Diego for also sunny Los Angeles. Over a short two year span, Los Angeles will have gone from zero NFL teams to two NFL teams, as the Rams moved…
  • Jan 11

    What’s in a name? Registration obtained for “Johnny Hockey”

    What’s in a name? Registration obtained for “Johnny Hockey”
    Applying for a federal trademark registration for a name or nickname can be tricky business.  For example, the registration of a mark is prohibited if it is “primarily merely a surname,” meaning that the primary…
Rank this Week: 301

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

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

    Jackson v. Ford Motor Company: Products Liability Appeal

    Jackson v. Ford Motor Company: Products Liability Appeal
    In Jackson v. Ford Motor Company, a man was killed when he lost control of his 2012 Ford Focus and was in a serious car accident. His wife was also a passenger in the car the day of the fatal accident.  While she was not killed in the…
  • Jan 10

    Samsung Washing Machines Recalled After Serious Personal Injury

    Samsung Washing Machines Recalled After Serious Personal Injury
    According to a recent news story from the Morning Call, Samsung has just issued a major recall on 34 models of their top-selling washing machines.  The reason for the recall is that a defect in these 3 million units sold (all top-loading…
  • Jan 6

    Jury Awards Johnson & Johnson Hip Implant Victims over $1 Billion

    Jury Awards Johnson & Johnson Hip Implant Victims over $1 Billion
    Johnson & Johnson is company many consumers associate with baby shampoo and Band-Aids.  While it is true  the company makes these products, the firm’s real profits come from the fact that it is a major pharmaceutical…
Rank this Week: 604