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The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

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

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Dec 9

    Trump’s new DOL pick has zero damns to give about the new overtime rule

    Trump’s new DOL pick has zero damns to give about the new overtime rule
    Yesterday, President Elect Donald J. Trump tapped Andy Puzder to run the Department of Labor. Over on that Twitter jawn, I was asked for my hot take on what Mr. Puzder’s appointment as Secretary of Labor means for the…
  • Dec 8

    Can you fire an employee whom you learn is “alt-right”?

    Can you fire an employee whom you learn is “alt-right”?
    What the heck do pistachios have to do with the Alternative Right also known as the “alt-right” or white nationalists? Well, multiple news outlets, Philly.com (here) among others, are reporting that Emily Youcis, better known…
  • Dec 7

    Join me at 3 pm EST today on Twitter for a SHRM #nextchat on these dang DOL #OvertimeRules.

    Join me at 3 pm EST today on Twitter for a SHRM #nextchat on these dang DOL #OvertimeRules.
    Today is your lucky day. For, your see, I have received special permission from my Illuminati brothers and sisters to share with you the secret to navigating this morass that is the U.S. Department of Labor overtime rules and the…
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Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 160

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 9

    Police and prosecution roundup

    Police and prosecution roundup
    “Policing in America: Understanding Public Attitudes Toward the Police. Results from a National Survey” [Emily Ekins, Cato] “In ‘blistering’ ruling, court upholds recusal of entire Orange County DA’s office…
  • Dec 8

    Eugene Volokh vs. Deborah Rhode on hostile environment and ABA 8.4(g)

    Eugene Volokh vs. Deborah Rhode on hostile environment and ABA 8.4(g)
    At last month’s Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, Eugene Volokh debated Deborah Rhode on whether hostile environment law on and off campus often violates the First Amendment. The discussion also got onto Model Rule 8.4…
  • Dec 7

    Parents sue school counselor over student suicide

    Parents sue school counselor over student suicide
    In Loudoun County, Virginia, the parents of Jay Gallagher are suing school counselor Richard Bader following the suicide of their 18-year-old son [Washington Post]: The lawsuit accuses the school counselor of negligence and ignoring school…
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • Dec 9

    Faith and Work in Busine

    Faith and Work in Busine
    Below are some resources related to the integration of faith and work stemming from businesses or business people. Companies Chick-fil-A Greyston Bakery Forever 21 Hobby Lobby In-N-Out Burgers Marriott Timberland Tyson Food Organizations…
  • Dec 8

    Trump as a Teaching Tool for Business Association

    Trump as a Teaching Tool for Business Association
    A friend of mine is considering teaching his constitutional law seminar based almost entirely on current and future decisions by the President-elect. I would love to take that class. I thought of that when I saw this article about Mr....
  • Dec 8

    "Show Me the Money!" - State Tax Issues Under the Pay-For-Play Model

    "Show Me the Money!" - State Tax Issues Under the Pay-For-Play Model
    If you’re a college football fan it’s hard to forget the beginning of the 2013 season when star quarterbacks Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M) and Tajh Boyd (Clemson) took the Internet by storm after rubbing their fingers together in…
Rank this Week: 354

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 21

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Dec 9

    Corp Fin: CDIs Here, CDIs There, CDIs, CDIs Everywhere!

    Corp Fin: CDIs Here, CDIs There, CDIs, CDIs Everywhere!
    Getting them out the door before Keith Higgins’ imminent departure, Corp Fin dropped a whopping 35 new CDIs yesterday, covering a broad range of topics.  Here’s the inventory: – 5 new Exchange Act Forms…
  • Dec 8

    Our New “John Tales” Blog!

    Our New “John Tales” Blog!
    We have launched a new members-only blog for DealLawyers.com: “John Tales.” John is telling stories on this new “long-form” blog – education by entertainment! John brings his fine humor to bear! Place your email…
  • Dec 7

    Corp Fin Director Keith Higgins to Leave!

    Corp Fin Director Keith Higgins to Leave!
    Yesterday, the SEC announced that Corp Fin Director Keith Higgins is leaving in early January. I am happy for Keith – sad for the rest of us. Keith did an amazing job under tough circumstances. For example, getting the “disclosure…
Rank this Week: 844

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Dec 9

    Court Sua Sponte Dismisses Patent Case for Improper Venue

    Court Sua Sponte Dismisses Patent Case for Improper Venue
    Anuwave LLC v. Assoc. Banc-Corp. d/b/a Assoc. Bank, N.A., No. 16 C 9925, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 26, 2016) (Shadur, Sen. J.). Judge Shadur sua sponte dismissed plaintiff Anuwave’s patent complaint for improper venue with leave to…
  • Dec 7

    Specific Jurisdiction Over Entity Does Not Guarantee Jurisdiction Over its Corporate Parent

    Specific Jurisdiction Over Entity Does Not Guarantee Jurisdiction Over its Corporate Parent
    Weber-Stephen Prods., LLC v. Char-Broil, LLC, No. 16 C 4483, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 5, 2016) (Gettleman, J.). Judge Gettleman denied defendant Char-Broil’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction…
  • Dec 5

    Personal Jurisdiction Not Waived by Consent to Jurisdiction in Prior Case

    Personal Jurisdiction Not Waived by Consent to Jurisdiction in Prior Case
    Johnson v. Barrier, No. 15 C 3928, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 28, 2016) (St. Eve, J.). Judge St. Eve granted defendant UMG Recordings’ (“UMG”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s complaint for lack of…
Rank this Week: 402

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Dec 9

    Five Tips for Starting Your Own Law Firm

    Five Tips for Starting Your Own Law Firm
    When I graduated from law school in 2010, legal jobs were hard to find. After a brief stint as a staff attorney, I wasn't optimistic about finding a job that would fulfill the dreams that led me to law school in the first place. So, I started…
  • Dec 9

    Five Tips for Starting Your Own Law Firm

    Five Tips for Starting Your Own Law Firm
    When I graduated from law school in 2010, legal jobs were hard to find. After a brief stint as a staff attorney, I wasn't optimistic about finding a job that would fulfill the dreams that led me to law school in the first place. So, I…
  • Dec 7

    Strategic December Business Development vs. Mere “Holiday Marketing”

    Strategic December Business Development vs. Mere “Holiday Marketing”
    About this time each year, law industry publications are rife with advice about “holiday marketing.” The advice tends to be about gift-giving protocols and using social events to network and create relationships. However,…
Rank this Week: 253

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/
  • Dec 9

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Diners at a Washington D.C. pizza restaurant, Comet Ping Pong, were terrified Sunday when a North Carolina man, Edgar M. Welch of Salisbury, entered the restaurant and fired a rifle in an effort to “self investigate” an online…
  • Dec 8

    Confinement as Part of a Deferral or Conditional Discharge

    Confinement as Part of a Deferral or Conditional Discharge
    May probation pursuant to a deferred prosecution or conditional discharge include incarceration? The question has come up a lot lately, both on the front end when a person is placed on probation and on the back end if he or she violates. What…
  • Dec 7

    Court of Appeals Says Magistrate’s Order Does Not Toll Statute of Limitation

    Court of Appeals Says Magistrate’s Order Does Not Toll Statute of Limitation
    The court of appeals held yesterday in State v. Turner, __ N.C. App. ___ (2016), that the issuance of a magistrate’s order charging a defendant with driving while impaired did not toll the two-year statute of limitations for…
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Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Futility Disputes - An Interminable and Intractable Failure of Medical Decision Making

    Futility Disputes - An Interminable and Intractable Failure of Medical Decision Making
    Check out this video of Bob Truog presenting "Futility Disputes - An Interminable and Intractable Failure of Medical Decision Making" at the Children's Mercy Kansas City 2016 Pediatric Bioethics Symposium.   This presentation frames and…
  • Dec 8

    End of Life Care for Infants, Children and Young People with Life-limiting Conditions: Planning and Management

    End of Life Care for Infants, Children and Young People with Life-limiting Conditions: Planning and Management
    NICE has just released new guidance: "End of Life Care for Infants, Children and Young People with Life-limiting Conditions: Planning and Management." The Guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care in…
  • Dec 7

    Assisted Suicide: the Musical

    Assisted Suicide: the Musical
    If you are in London next month, check out "Assisted Suicide: the Musical" at the Southbank Centre.  There are many good reviews, including this one. "Opinion polls would have you believe that the majority of the UK population believe…
Rank this Week: 474

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    Going for A Collaborative Or Mediated Divorce

    Going for A Collaborative Or Mediated Divorce
    Divorce courts in California work under the same rules used to courts to tackle other disputes. It is seen  frequently that such courts are unable to function properly in solving disputes related to divorce. Collaborative or mediation…
  • Dec 8

    What To Do About Hidden Assets In Divorce

    What To Do About Hidden Assets In Divorce
    It is a common occurrence for warring spouses to hide assets when in the course of a contentious divorce. There are a number of ways a spouse may disguise or at least undervalue assets. One of the most common ways is to overlook or undervalue…
  • Dec 7

    Religion & The Issue of Child Custody

    Religion & The Issue of Child Custody
    If the parents of a child are of different faiths, and they separate, there may not be agreement on the religion the child will follow. This is increasingly common as the number of interfaith marriages are on the rise. High divorce rate can…
Rank this Week: 723

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

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

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Dec 9

    How Does One Know When A Corporation Is Antagonistic?

    How Does One Know When A Corporation Is Antagonistic?
    When a shareholder files a derivative suit in state court, the defendants often will try to have the case removed to the federal district court. Federal courts, however, are courts of limited jurisdiction and not every plaintiff can make…
  • Dec 8

    When A Majority Won’t Suffice

    When A Majority Won’t Suffice
    For California corporations, the general rule is that an act or decision done or made by a majority of the directors present at a meeting duly held at which a quorum is present is the act of the board.  Cal. Corp. Code §…
  • Dec 7

    Who Votes As Proxy For Shares Standing In The Name Of Another Corporation?

    Who Votes As Proxy For Shares Standing In The Name Of Another Corporation?
    The Proxy Season blog yesterday discussed the following question from the Q&A Forum of TheCorporateCounsel.net: Under Delaware law, can a Board of Directors authorize a person who is not an officer of the company to act as agent and vote…
Rank this Week: 224

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Dec 9

    Child Safety in Foster Care

    Child Safety in Foster Care
    Having your child placed into foster care can raise many concerns. Chief among these is whether your child will be safe.
  • Dec 8

    What Constitutes Child Neglect?

    What Constitutes Child Neglect?
    Child neglect is legally defined as the failure of a parent or caregiver to provide for a child’s minimum needs. This definition is vague and leaves room for interpretation.
  • Dec 7

    What Can an Attorney Do to Protect My Children?

    What Can an Attorney Do to Protect My Children?
    If your child’s safety is at stake, you have rights as a parent. You can take steps to ensure your child is protected at all times when with you or the non-custodial parent. If you have genuine concerns for your child’s safety,…
Rank this Week: 717

Kluwer Patent Blog

Kluwer Patent Blog

Provides information and news on European patent law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwerpatentblog.com
  • Dec 9

    New The Annotated European Patent Convention by Derk Visser

    New The Annotated European Patent Convention by Derk Visser
    The new Visser is out The 24th edition of the book The Annotated European Patent Convention by Derk Visser has been published on 6 December 2016. The book is updated till 15 November 2016. A few important amendments in the book are:…
  • Dec 8

    Kluwer Christmas Quiz on Second Medical Use

    Kluwer Christmas Quiz on Second Medical Use
    The festive season is almost upon us once again. Since many British and other European folk (not to mention our American cousins) are feeling somewhat exhausted by the political upheavals that 2016 has brought with it, the Kluwer patents…
  • Dec 8

    Germany: Yttrium-Aluminium-Granat, Federal Court of Justice of Germany, X ZR 96/14, 16 August 2016

    Germany: Yttrium-Aluminium-Granat, Federal Court of Justice of Germany, X ZR 96/14, 16 August 2016
    The appeal court is not prevented from denying the credibility of a witness affirmed in the first instance court if there are concrete indications that raise doubts about the correctness and completeness of the relevant findings of fact and…
Rank this Week: 749

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #277

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #277
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: [Ben Reeve Lewis is not doing Christmas this year …) The Xmas break for me starts today as Tessa is closing down the blog for a few weeks for an upgrade. Not that I am remotely in the Xmas mood. We…
  • Dec 7

    The landlord is refusing to repair a broken backdoor lock, what can the tenant do?

    The landlord is refusing to repair a broken backdoor lock, what can the tenant do?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: This is a question to the blog clinic from Catherine who is a tenant. We rent a property privately via estate agency for 5 years . the homemade extension is in bad repair and now the backdoor cannot be…
  • Dec 5

    An Interview with David Lawrenson on Referencing Tenant

    An Interview with David Lawrenson on Referencing Tenant
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: In this podcast I talk to experienced landlord David Lawrenson about his procedures for referencing tenants. And answer a few listeners questions along the way. NB David’s new book is The Buy to Let…
Rank this Week: 190

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

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

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Dec 9

    Interposing a defense waived under CPLR 3211(e).

    Interposing a defense waived under CPLR 3211(e).
    Practice point:  Defenses waived under CPLR 3211(e) can be interposed in an answer amended by leave of the court pursuant to CPLR 3025(b). In the absence of prejudice or surprise resulting directly from the delay in seeking leave, these…
  • Dec 8

    A forensic examination of a computer system.

    A forensic examination of a computer system.
    The Appellate Division affirmed the denial of the motion to appoint an expert to conduct a forensic examination of plaintiff's computer system.  A court may order discovery of electronically stored information where the party seeking the…
  • Dec 7

    Denial of a motion to join actions.

    Denial of a motion to join actions.
    The Appellate Division affirmed denial of the motion to join three unrelated actions for trial: a motor vehicle negligence action, a premise liability action, and a medical malpractice action. When Supreme Court decided the motion, the motor…
Rank this Week: 152

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

This day in legal history, with occasional relevant posts on legal resources and developments, and book reviews.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 722

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Dec 8

    The blame game...

    The blame game...
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were dominated by the concept of blame, not just for marriage breakdown but also for courts not making the decisions you want them to make. They…
  • Dec 7

    Family Law Reduced Fees Scheme Launched To Help People In A “Jam”

    Family Law Reduced Fees Scheme Launched To Help People In A “Jam”
    A new scheme is being launched this month offering a more affordable legal advice service to people who are “just about managing” financially – or “Jams.”The hourly rate under this scheme is set at around…
  • Dec 5

    ONS divorce stats release: Resolution response

    ONS divorce stats release: Resolution response
    Nigel ShepherdThe Office of National Statistics’ latest figures on divorce in England and Wales show there were 111,169 divorces in England and Wales in 2014, a drop of 3.1% compared to 2013. The divorce rate has also fallen by 5.3%…
Rank this Week: 341

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 491

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Dec 8

    New Brief: A Closer Look at the Revised Nursing Facility Regulation

    New Brief: A Closer Look at the Revised Nursing Facility Regulation
    The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care, the Center for Medicare Advocacy and Justice in Aging have released the first in a series of briefs regarding the changes to the Nursing Facility regulations. This first brief focuses on…
  • Dec 8

    21st Century Cures Act

    21st Century Cures Act
    The Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act, HR 34, on December 7, 2016. Having already passed the House, the bill goes to the President for signature. There are two specific provisions in the Cures Act that bear mention: The...
  • Dec 7

    Remembering Pearl Harbor

    Remembering Pearl Harbor
    Remembering all of those of the Greatest Generation who gave so much.
Rank this Week: 231

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 565

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Dec 8

    Marrakech Express–Going Slow But Still on Track

    Marrakech Express–Going Slow But Still on Track
    by Daniel Bodansky by Daniel Bodansky [Daniel Bodansky is Foundation Professor of Law at the Center for Law and Global Affairs’ Faculty Co-Director at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law; an Affiliate Faculty…
  • Dec 8

    African Withdrawals Mask the Real Issue at the Assembly of States Parties 15

    African Withdrawals Mask the Real Issue at the Assembly of States Parties 15
    by Matt Brown by Matt Brown [Matt Brown holds an LL.M in Public International Law from Leiden University and is currently a Defence Intern for Jovica Stanišić before the MICT and worked as an intern for the Coalition for the…
  • Dec 8

    Brexit Symposium: UK Trade Negotiations with the EU

    Brexit Symposium: UK Trade Negotiations with the EU
    by Roger Alford by Roger Alford On November 7, 2016 I was privileged to organize a conference at the University of Notre Dame’s London Global Gateway on the topic of UK trade and Brexit. The conference had three sessions: (1) UK trade…
Rank this Week: 183

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    THE TIMING OF HIRING A PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER

    THE TIMING OF HIRING A PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER
    Yesterday I talked about the 25+ photographs you must have in order to prove your personal injury or property damage case. Today let’s discuss why doing an investigation is so important. I will use a wrongful death case to demonstrate…
  • Dec 7

    THE 30+ PHOTOGRAPHS YOU HAVE TO HAVE AFTER A CAR WRECK

    THE 30+ PHOTOGRAPHS YOU HAVE TO HAVE AFTER A CAR WRECK
    Did the dog really eat your homework? Probably not, and frankly, who cares because the important thing to keep in mind in any lawsuit is who has the burden of proof. The burden to prove your personal injury case is on the injured guy and gal.…
  • Dec 6

    Personal Injury, Hunger, Cold and Christma

    Personal Injury, Hunger, Cold and Christma
    Being injured and feeling the pressures of Christmas approaching do not mix well. Thirty-five years of managing a personal injury/workers’ compensation claim practice have taught me about how stressed out clients can get at this time of…
Rank this Week: 410

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Dec 8

    Stonewall Kitchen recalls mixes for tainted powdered milk

    Stonewall Kitchen recalls mixes for tainted powdered milk
    A second company has issued a recall of pancake and waffle mixes — this time Stonewall Kitchen — because the FDA found Salmonella at a manufacturing facility where powdered milk for the mixes was produced. The Stonewall Kitchen…
  • Dec 8

    Meatloaf recalled because of undeclared allergens, wrong label

    Meatloaf recalled because of undeclared allergens, wrong label
    Taylor Farms Northwest LLC of Kent, WA, is recalling meatloaf products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens. There is concern consumers may have the improperly labeled products in their homes because they have sell-by dates of Dec.…
  • Dec 8

    Two years later, state is still trying to shut down meat processor

    Two years later, state is still trying to shut down meat processor
    A slaughterhouse-meat processing business in Auburn, WA, that lost its license two years ago because of food safety violations is still operating and now under court order to cease operations. Rickson Vilog, owner of Vilog Livestock, is under…
Rank this Week: 700

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Dec 8

    Caso de Sofía Vergara se relaciona con decisión que ordena destrucción de embrione

    Caso de Sofía Vergara se relaciona con decisión que ordena destrucción de embrione
    Ante los tribunales de Luisiana, en los Estados Unidos, Nick Loeb, el exesposo de la actriz colombiana Sofía Vergara, presentó una nueva demanda que busca que le entreguen los óvulos de ella fecundados con semen del…
  • Dec 8

    Acción legal contra Alemania y Reino Unido por no haber impuesto sanciones a Volkswagen

    Acción legal contra Alemania y Reino Unido por no haber impuesto sanciones a Volkswagen
    En su paquete mensual de decisiones sobre procedimientos por incumplimiento, la Comisión Europea ha emprendido acciones jurídicas contra diversos Estados miembros por no haber cumplido adecuadamente las obligaciones que en…
  • Dec 8

    Doris Leuthard será la nueva presidente de Suiza

    Doris Leuthard será la nueva presidente de Suiza
    Durante 2017 la presidente de Suiza será Doris Leuthard, una abogada y política de 53 años de edad, y que actualmente es la integrante con mayor antigüedad del Consejo Federal, órgano ejecutivo, integrado por…
Rank this Week: 417

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Good times for costs firms?

    Good times for costs firms?
    The majority of industry news concerning the costs profession comes from the pages of Costs Lawyer magazine and the Association of Costs Lawyers’ regular email bulletins. Reading these gives the impression of a profession in glowing…
  • Dec 7

    Hindsight and legal cost

    Hindsight and legal cost
    Traditionally, the law has avoided applying hindsight when assessing the reasonableness of legal costs that have been incurred. However, when dealing with the issue of proportionality, hindsight has had a tendency to creep in.  If a…
  • Dec 4

    Costs budgeting v detailed assessment

    Costs budgeting v detailed assessment
    Watching the implementation process of the Jackson reforms has often been like witnessing a slow-motion car crash.  It has certainly been in slow-motion, with his original report being published all the way back in May 2009 and his final…
Rank this Week: 662

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 645

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Dec 8

    In re Nuvasive (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    In re Nuvasive (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- In a precedential decision the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision invalidating claims from Nuvasive's U.S. Patent No. 8,361,156 in an inter partes review instituted on a…
  • Dec 7

    PTAB Life Sciences Report -- Part I

    PTAB Life Sciences Report -- Part I
    By John Cravero and Richard Martin -- About the PTAB Life Sciences Report: Each month we will report on developments at the PTAB involving life sciences patents. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Shire Laboratories, Inc. PTAB Petition:…
  • Dec 7

    USPTO and Duke to Co-Sponsor Patent Quality Conference

    USPTO and Duke to Co-Sponsor Patent Quality Conference
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Center for Innovation Policy at Duke University are co-sponsoring a conference on patent quality. The conference will be held at USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA on December 13, 2016. Michelle…
Rank this Week: 217

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 763

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
  • Dec 6

    T1921/12 : correction d'erreur en opposition par la division d'examen

    T1921/12 : correction d'erreur en opposition par la division d'examen
    Pendant la procédure d'opposition, le titulaire a requis une correction d'erreur selon la règle 139 CBE, afin de modifier "une rugosité de 0,25 µm" en "une rugosité de 0,25 µm et moins". Curieusement,…
  • Dec 4

    J7/15 et J8/15 : erreur du payeur d'annuité

    J7/15 et J8/15 : erreur du payeur d'annuité
    Pour les deux demandes en question, la taxe annuelle due pour la 5ème année et la surtaxe correspondante n'avaient pas été acquittées à temps et la section de dépôt avait rejeté la…
Rank this Week: 241

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Dec 8

    Thursday Night Open Thread

    Thursday Night Open Thread
    Congratulations to Mick Jagger on the birth of his 8th child. I don't get why so many people are trashing him for having a child at age 73. He's got more energy than most people half his age and will probably live long enough to…
  • Dec 8

    Donald Trump: An American Tragedy

    Donald Trump: An American Tragedy
    From Jesse Berney in Rolling Stone, An American Tragedy on what we know about Donald Trump: We know he's inexperienced and ignorant enough to cause genuine harm to America's interests....We know he doesn't understand or care about... [[…
  • Dec 7

    ISIS Releases New Video of John Cantlie in Mosul

    ISIS Releases New Video of John Cantlie in Mosul
    British photojournalist and ISIS hostage John Cantlie is still alive. ISIS released a new video today of him in Mosul. He asks why the coalition forces are bombing Mosul's bridges when the only people affected are residents -- the ISIS…
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FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 617

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Dec 8

    Death, History, Law, Experience (book)

    Death, History, Law, Experience (book)
    Oregon author: “Death: An Oral History,” a book by Casey Jarman: Publisher Comments: “In this illuminating collection of oral-history style interviews, Casey Jarman talks to a funeral industry watchdog about the (often…
  • Dec 8

    Oregon’s Reluctant Executioner (BBC News Outlook)

    Oregon’s Reluctant Executioner (BBC News Outlook)
    Radio doesn’t get any better than BBC’s World Service program Outlook. Listen to the “The Reluctant Death Row Executioner” episode as Frank Thompson, formerly in charge of the Oregon State Penitentiary, speaks to…
  • Nov 14

    Teaching Students That Judge Judy Is Not a Supreme Court Justice (NYT)

    Teaching Students That Judge Judy Is Not a Supreme Court Justice (NYT)
    It’s not new news that most U.S.-born American citizens who’ve been through and even graduated from our educational institutions could not pass the Naturalization Test with anything close to barely-passing scores on the first…
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FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 626

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
Rank this Week: 658

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 285

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Want More Westworld? @WestworldHBO

    Want More Westworld? @WestworldHBO
    "Hell is empty, and all the devils are here." Well, there's a lot of Westworld coverage, and it seems to be just about everywhere (just like those hosts would like to be, apparently), so it's hard to keep track of, but The Hollywood…
  • Dec 8

    Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue Femmes et Droit, Vol. 28, Issue 3 (Nov. 2016) Now Available

    Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue Femmes et Droit, Vol. 28, Issue 3 (Nov. 2016) Now Available
    Now available through Project MUSE:Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue Femmes et Droit Volume 28, Issue 3, November 2016La régulation du genre dans la coexistence des niveaux de droit : regards croisés Europe-Canada /…
  • Dec 8

    "The Good Fight," New CBS Legal Drama, Premieres February 19th on CBS All-Acce

    "The Good Fight," New CBS Legal Drama, Premieres February 19th on CBS All-Acce
    The Good Fight, the spinoff of CBS's long-running legal and relationship drama The Good Wife, will premiere February 19th on CBS's All-Access service. The show stars Christine Baranski, who reprises her role as Diane Lockhart, and…
Rank this Week: 140

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Blanket Import Waiver, Extended

    Blanket Import Waiver, Extended
    FCC extends waiver of Form 740 import declarations As we’ve reported here and here, the Commission is proposing to modify some import declaration rules (i.e. Sections 2.1203 and 2.1205) that require, in part, that importers of RF…
  • Dec 8

    GMR Strikes Back

    GMR Strikes Back
    We previously informed you about the Radio Music License Committee’s (RMLC) antitrust lawsuit filed against the “fourth” performing rights organization (“PRO”), Global Music Rights (“GMR”) for…
  • Dec 6

    FHH Webinar: What You Need to Know About Global Music Rights and the RMLC’s Lawsuit Against It

    FHH Webinar: What You Need to Know About Global Music Rights and the RMLC’s Lawsuit Against It
    Many broadcasters are telling FHH they’ve been contacted by the Radio Music License Committee about a lawsuit the RMLC has filed against a new performing rights organization. Called Global Music Rights, it was founded in 2013 with the…
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Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Audit finds flaws in state prison psych program

    Audit finds flaws in state prison psych program
    12-8-16 Colorado: The Colorado Department of Corrections has several gaps in its behavioral health programs that need addressing, a state audit revealed Tuesday. The department’s mental-health and sex-offender programs were lacking on…
  • Dec 8

    New sex offender rules stalled

    New sex offender rules stalled
    12-8-16 Michigan: LANSING – Passage seems increasingly unlikely for a bill that would limit the places registered sex offenders can work and was inspired by the discovery that sex offenders worked at a Lansing nonprofit that serves victims…
  • Nov 24

    Happy Thanksgiving to ALL of my Reader

    Happy Thanksgiving to ALL of my Reader
    A Little Extra for the Older Folk
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The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Dec 8

    Should Intermediaries (Such as Retailers) Collect and Pay IP Royalties?

    Should Intermediaries (Such as Retailers) Collect and Pay IP Royalties?
    We had an expert from an accounting firm give us a presentation yesterday about royalty audits. All sorts of bad things can occur with regard to collecting royalties from the licensee – the licensee may under count, may go bankrupt,…
  • Dec 7

    Anatomy of “Anatomy of a Rumor”

    Anatomy of “Anatomy of a Rumor”
    I was reading about the Pizzagate affair, where a 28 year-old, with an arrest record and substance-abuse problems, walked into a DC pizza place named Comet Ping Pong, and fired an AR-16 rifle several times. It was reported that he had driven…
  • Nov 29

    Infographic Explaining Top Level Domain System

    Infographic Explaining Top Level Domain System
    Infographic explaining top level domain name system, courtesy of HostingFacts.com SourceHosting Fact
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False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 709

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 118

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
  • Dec 8

    2017 Revisions to California Family Code

    2017 Revisions to California Family Code
    The 2017 Revisions to the California Family Code It's that time again. Each year we like to provide you a head's up as to the legislative additions and changes to the Family Code and Rules of Court pertaining to divorce and family law…
  • Sep 13

    Thurman W. Arnold, III, CFLS Inducted As A Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)

    Thurman W. Arnold, III, CFLS Inducted As A Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
    Thurman W. Arnold, III, CFLS Inducted As A Fellow into the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers We are very pleased to announce that Thurman Arnold III CFLS has been inducted into the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers ("AAML") as…
  • Mar 1

    The Date of Separation Wars Continue - Will New Family Code Section 70 Abrogate Marriage of Davis?

    The Date of Separation Wars Continue - Will New Family Code Section 70 Abrogate Marriage of Davis?
    The Uncertain Landscape of Date of Separation in California Divorce - Going From Bad to Worse? My colleague, attorney David C. Stone of Anaheim, recently brought to my attention Senate Bill 1255 (introduced by Senator John Moorlach on…
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nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Dec 8

    Don’t try this at home

    Don’t try this at home
    Gibson v Douglas & Anor [2016] EWCA Civ 1266 In which the court of appeal almost but not quite consider the notice requirements for licencees excluded from the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 Mr G had been living at Mrs D’s…
  • Dec 7

    Rather too certain to be uncertain

    Rather too certain to be uncertain
    Leeds City Council v Broadley [2016] EWCA Civ 1213 This was Leeds’ second appeal of a Valuation Tribunal decision on council tax liability. We covered the first High Court appeal here. Full disclosure, I acted for the intervener in this…
  • Dec 4

    Housing Law Conference 2016

    Housing Law Conference 2016
    13 December 2016, Royal College of Surgeons, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE The Housing Law Practitioners Association conference – the biggest and, let’s be honest, best housing law conference of the year. This…
Rank this Week: 207

Health Care Investor

Health Care Investor

Covers issues and trends that impact investments in healthcare and life sciences businesses. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.thehealthcareinvestor.com
Rank this Week: 715