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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: 26

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
  • Jul 27

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-26

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-26
    Search Engine Snippets Protected By Section 230–O’Kroley v. Fastcase https://t.co/pJ0scRXmTi -> DCA’s New Report on Enabling Malware https://t.co/JwH4ycWHxO -> National securities regulator: Questions about opt-in;…
  • Jul 26

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-25

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-25
    20th Century Fox Accuses Kim Dotcom of Asset Freeze Breach https://t.co/QLvwXCAeoU -> INDUCED INFRINGEMENT BECOMES MORE DIFFICULT TO DEFEND https://t.co/p7GDV1aHCI -> BASCOM v. AT&T: Section 101 Jurisprudence Continues to Develop…
  • Jul 25

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-24

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-24
    isoHunt Founder Settles with Music Industry for $66 Million https://t.co/3szekgMpW2 -> Why Canada should adopt a national IP strategy https://t.co/yoTILdWVVj -> Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-07-23 https://t.co/kGoY2MqWDV…
Rank this Week: 880

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    China Trademarks, Patents and Copyrights: A Different Sort of Wake-Up Call

    China Trademarks, Patents and Copyrights: A Different Sort of Wake-Up Call
    EBN, an online publication geared to supply chain professionals, recently ran a piece called Why Apple’s Patent Fight With Baili Should Serve As A Wake-Up Call. Although the piece is well-meaning, and its generic thesis – that…
  • Jul 26

    Negotiating with Chinese Companies: Distribution Agreements with no Joint Venture Required

    Negotiating with Chinese Companies: Distribution Agreements with no Joint Venture Required
    One of the most interesting things about representing foreign companies that do business in or with China is how Chinese companies all seem to operate from the same playbook. Our China lawyers can go years without a Chinese company doing…
  • Jul 25

    China: Do Just ONE Thing: Register Your Trademarks AND Your Design Patents, Part 2

    China: Do Just ONE Thing: Register Your Trademarks AND Your Design Patents, Part 2
    In part 1 of this two-part series, I stressed the need for just about any company doing business in China or with China to register their brand name(s) and logo(s) as a trademark in China. We have considered registering your trademark in…
Rank this Week: 469

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
Rank this Week: 123

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 224

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 27

    American Sexual Culture as Public Health Crisi

    American Sexual Culture as Public Health Crisi
    Margo Kaplan, Rape Beyond Crime, 66 Duke L.J. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Angela HarrisNot long ago, I was indulging in one of my favorite lazy-day pastimes – standing in my local bookstore, reading. The book was Girls and…
  • Jul 26

    Of Firms and Fee

    Of Firms and Fee
    Kathryn Judge, Intermediary Influence, 82 U. Chi. L. Rev. 573 (2015).Tom C.W. LinProminent economic theories rooted in the seminal work of Ronald Coase have long suggested that firms in a marketplace exist and work to reduce transaction…
  • Jul 25

    Classing up the Agency

    Classing up the Agency
    Administrative Conference of the United States, Aggregate Agency Adjudication, Final Report (June 9, 2016) Administrative Conference of the United States, Administrative Conference Recommendation 2016-2, Aggregation of Similar Claims in…
Rank this Week: 768

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/
  • Jul 27

    How will the new overtime rules affect workplace flexibility? Not well.

    How will the new overtime rules affect workplace flexibility? Not well.
    The slow death of the 9-5 workday, together with the arrival of the new FLSA overtime rules, which do into effect on December 1, could create one of the bigger wage-and-hour pitfalls for employers in 2017 and beyond. Less…
  • Jul 26

    Got young employees? They pray to different gods? Then, you need this EEOC fact sheet.

    Got young employees? They pray to different gods? Then, you need this EEOC fact sheet.
    Less colloquially, last Friday, the EEOC released this one-page fact sheet “designed to help young workers better understand their rights and responsibilities under the federal employment anti-discrimination laws prohibiting…
  • Jul 25

    What HR can learn from those hella-dumb DNC leadership emails.

    What HR can learn from those hella-dumb DNC leadership emails.
    About a year ago, I had a post entitled, The “E” in E-Mail stands for Exhibit. As in Exhibit A. Here’s a snippet: As part of my respect-in-the-workplace training,  I tell employees and managers that bad e-mails are like…
Rank this Week: 627

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 492

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jul 27

    The Project Management ABC’

    The Project Management ABC’
    A Curmudgeon's Perspective. The Attorney at Work compilation about time management and productivity ("A Matter of Time: Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers") got me thinking about how lawyers are drawn to chasing new trends and…
  • Jul 27

    The Project Management ABC’

    The Project Management ABC’
    A Curmudgeon's Perspective. The Attorney at Work compilation about time management and productivity ("A Matter of Time: Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers") got me thinking about how lawyers are drawn to chasing new trends and…
  • Jul 26

    Team Communication Tools: Why All the Buzz?

    Team Communication Tools: Why All the Buzz?
    A change has crept up on us in the past couple of years. Just when you were starting to roll your eyes back into their sockets at the talk of "the death of email," up popped expressions like "WhatsApp me that file" or "I just Vibered my…
Rank this Week: 413

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 27

    The Project Management ABC’

    The Project Management ABC’
    A Curmudgeon's Perspective. The Attorney at Work compilation about time management and productivity ("A Matter of Time: Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers") got me thinking about how lawyers are drawn to chasing new trends and…
  • Jul 27

    The Project Management ABC’

    The Project Management ABC’
    A Curmudgeon's Perspective. The Attorney at Work compilation about time management and productivity ("A Matter of Time: Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers") got me thinking about how lawyers are drawn to chasing new trends and…
  • Jul 26

    Team Communication Tools: Why All the Buzz?

    Team Communication Tools: Why All the Buzz?
    A change has crept up on us in the past couple of years. Just when you were starting to roll your eyes back into their sockets at the talk of "the death of email," up popped expressions like "WhatsApp me that file" or "I just Vibered my…
Rank this Week: 505

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

Covers felonies, casino markers, murder, manslaughter, arson and other criminal conduct.

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    The Clear Definition of Aggravated Assault or Assault with a Deadly Weapon

    The Clear Definition of Aggravated Assault or Assault with a Deadly Weapon
    Assault with a deadly weapon, which can also be referred to as aggravated assault, is a felony charge that hundreds of Las Vegas locals and visitors are charged with every year. If convicted, it carries serious criminal penalties, such as a…
  • Jul 24

    Plea Negotiations are Common in Clark County When Charged with a Criminal Offense

    Plea Negotiations are Common in Clark County When Charged with a Criminal Offense
    Plea negotiations are the most common solution to criminal charges committed in Las Vegas. A plea negotiation can be referred to as “working out a deal” or “pleading to lesser charges,” and the legal definition is not…
  • Jul 21

    TV Crime Shows use the Miranda Rights with Every Arrest, but is that Real Life?

    TV Crime Shows use the Miranda Rights with Every Arrest, but is that Real Life?
    Everybody has watched enough TV crime shows to have heard that “reading your rights” should happen at every arrest, and if the police officer didn’t “read the one arrested their rights,” the case would be thrown…
Rank this Week: 954

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 248

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
  • Jul 27

    A dismissed claim of malicious prosecution.

    A dismissed claim of malicious prosecution.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division affirmed dismissal, as the record does not support a finding that defendants initiated the criminal proceeding against plaintiff without probable cause and with malice. Instead, the record merely…
  • Jul 26

    Lack of capacity as a defense.

    Lack of capacity as a defense.
    Practice point:  Absent a judicial declaration of incompetence, a person of unsound mind may sue or be sued in the same way as any other person.Student note:  A motion to amend to add a defense will be denied if the proposed…
  • Jul 25

    An exclusionary clause in an insurance contract.

    An exclusionary clause in an insurance contract.
    Practice point:  In order to be given effect, an exclusion from coverage must be specific and clear, and any ambiguity in the exclusionary clause must be construed most strongly against the insurer.Student note:  As with any…
Rank this Week: 678

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/
  • Jul 27

    New Article: "Life, Death and Medicare Fraud: The Corruption of Hospice..."

    New Article: "Life, Death and Medicare Fraud: The Corruption of Hospice..."
    Georgetown University's American Criminal Law Review recently hosted a symposium on health care fraud and one of the articles to come out of that program is by University of Alabama Law School Adjunct Professor James F. Barger, Jr. His…
  • Jul 26

    As the Suburbs Gray....

    As the Suburbs Gray....
    My friend and colleague, Professor Mark Bauer sent me this recent article (thank you!) Can car-centric suburbs adjust to aging Baby Boomers? We want to age in place, but neither or houses, or their locations, are always designed for us...
  • Jul 26

    Are Certain Professionals, including Lawyers, Less at Risk for Cognitive Decline?

    Are Certain Professionals, including Lawyers, Less at Risk for Cognitive Decline?
    The Washington Post published an interesting article reporting on the recent Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Toronto. According to the article, Two studies looked at how complex work and social engagement counteract the…
Rank this Week: 503

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 27

    Fiduciary Duty Waiver in Delaware Alternative Entitie

    Fiduciary Duty Waiver in Delaware Alternative Entitie
    Just in case you haven't gotten the message yet: Delaware law means fiduciary duty freedom of contract for alternative entities. In May 2016, the Delaware Chancery Court upheld a waiver of fiduciary duties in a master limited partnership. In…
  • Jul 26

    Slow Down on the Reverse Veil Piercing of LLCs (Which Are STILL Not Corporations)

    Slow Down on the Reverse Veil Piercing of LLCs (Which Are STILL Not Corporations)
    Anyone who reads this blog knows that I have issues related to the distinction between LLCs (limited liability companies) and corporations. In some instances, it is a subtle, likely careless mistake. Other cases seem to be trolling me. Today,…
  • Jul 25

    Direct v. Derivative under the Tennessee Business Corporation Act

    Direct v. Derivative under the Tennessee Business Corporation Act
    In a recent decision of the Tennessee Supreme Court, Keller v. Estate of Edward Stephen McRedmond, Tennessee adopted Delaware's direct-versus-derivative litigation analysis from Tooley v. Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette, Inc., 845 A.2d 1031…
Rank this Week: 302

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law issues, including green cards and visas. By The Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    I-601A Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Approval

    I-601A Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Approval
    Our most recent I-601A Hardship Waiver approved by the USCIS. Procedure initiated and followed by The Ranchod Law Group in Sacramento California. See more of our Approved I-601 Hardship Waivers. Contact us now for a consultation and learn how…
  • Jul 6

    I601 and i601a waiver statement and evidence of hardship

    I601 and i601a waiver statement and evidence of hardship
  • Jul 6

    5 star Review on Google for a K-1 Fiancé Visa

    5 star Review on Google for a K-1 Fiancé Visa
    “After deciding to bring my future wife here to the US from China I did a lot of fiancé K-1 visa research online. I was very overwhelmed with the process and decided to hire an immigration attorney. I did some searches and came…
Rank this Week: 851

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/
  • Jul 27

    CARULLCA Amendment Purporting To Eliminate Surprise May Do The Opposite

    CARULLCA Amendment Purporting To Eliminate Surprise May Do The Opposite
    Readers will know that I’m no fan of California’s Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (aka CARULLCA).  As originally enacted, the law was rife with technical errors.  As the legislature…
  • Jul 26

    Is Rescission Ever Legal?

    Is Rescission Ever Legal?
    Yesterday’s post concerned when a corporation’s rescission of the issuance of shares does not constitute a “distribution to its shareholders” as defined in Section 166 of the California Corporations Code.  I noted…
  • Jul 25

    When A Share Rescission Is Not A Distribution

    When A Share Rescission Is Not A Distribution
    Section 166 of the California Corporations Code defines “distribution to its shareholders”.  Knowing what constitutes a distribution to shareholders is important because Chapter 5 of the General Corporation Law imposes…
Rank this Week: 342

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jul 27

    Miss. Supreme Court Sharply Divided on Whether Family Tragedy Constitutes Excusable Neglect

    Miss. Supreme Court Sharply Divided on Whether Family Tragedy Constitutes Excusable Neglect
    On Thursday a divided Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed the trial court’s refusal to grant an extension to file a notice of appeal in Nunnery v. Nunnery. Here is the Court’s opinion. Justice Coleman’s majority opinion has…
  • Jul 25

    Could State’s Loss in HB 1523 Litigation Save Jackson’s PGA Tournament?

    Could State’s Loss in HB 1523 Litigation Save Jackson’s PGA Tournament?
    Last week the NBA moved its 2017 all-star game out of Charlotte in response to North Carolina’s passage of anti-gay laws similar to Mississippi’s HB 1523. From the New York Times article on the move: “While we recognize that…
  • Jul 21

    Defense Verdict in Humphrey County 18-wheeler Accident Trial

    Defense Verdict in Humphrey County 18-wheeler Accident Trial
    I’ve received two recent reports of a Humphrey County defense verdict in the last couple of weeks in a case involving an 18-wheeler accident. Word around town is that the accident resulted in paralysis of the plaintiff. Robert Gibbs…
Rank this Week: 816

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    A landlord threatens to withhold the deposit – what can be done?

    A landlord threatens to withhold the deposit – what can be done?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Here is a question to the blog clinic ‘fast track’ from Mary (not her real name). I am moving out of a room in a house that I agreed to rent for six months but had to cancel the agreement early.…
  • Jul 26

    If tenants have not been seen, or paid any rent for four months, what can the landlord do?

    If tenants have not been seen, or paid any rent for four months, what can the landlord do?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Here is a question to the blog clinic from Christine who is a landlord My tenants left the country three months ago, not having paid any rent at all since moving into the property the previous month. As far…
  • Jul 25

    Serving penal notices on tenants who don’t move out

    Serving penal notices on tenants who don’t move out
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Workshops are a good chance for me to speak to landlords and agents and find out what is going on in landlord land. At my recent workshop on Ending Tenancies, I learned about a new ploy being used by at…
Rank this Week: 191

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    A few E. coli Outbreaks in the United State

    A few E. coli Outbreaks in the United State
    PT Farm, LLC, a North Haverhill, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,800 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety... Continue…
  • Jul 22

    Press Release: E. coli Outbreak in New Hampshire

    Press Release: E. coli Outbreak in New Hampshire
    The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is investigating an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli) associated with ground beef. Since June,... Continue…
  • Jul 7

    More Sick with E. coli linked to Carbón Live Fire Mexican Grill

    More Sick with E. coli linked to Carbón Live Fire Mexican Grill
    The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) continues to work with the owners and staff of Carbón Live Fire Mexican Grill at 300 W. 26th Street as part of our... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 90

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Timing of orders for interim costs payment

    Timing of orders for interim costs payment
    I have previously commented on the issue of the timing of orders for interim costs payments. CPR 44.2(8) reads: “Where the court orders a party to pay costs subject to detailed assessment, it will order that party to pay a reasonable…
  • Jul 24

    Offers in detailed assessment proceeding

    Offers in detailed assessment proceeding
    On Day One of Contract Law they teach you that if a party makes an offer (“Offer A”) and the other party rejects the offer, the rejection of the offer means Offer A is no longer open for acceptance in the future. They also teach…
  • Jul 21

    Law Costs Firm of the Year – Gibbs Wyatt Stone

    Law Costs Firm of the Year – Gibbs Wyatt Stone
    I am delighted to announce that Gibbs Wyatt Stone has won the prestigious ‘Law Costs Firm of the Year’ award. I have to confess that this did not come as a complete surprise.  Readers may recall we had previously been awarded…
Rank this Week: 545

Software Intellectual Property…

Software Intellectual Property Report

Covers the places where software intersects the law of intellectual property. By Charles A. Bieneman.

http://swipreport.com/
  • Jul 26

    Federal Circuit Makes Patent-Eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101 Even Murkier

    Federal Circuit Makes Patent-Eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101 Even Murkier
    Claims  of  U.S. Patent No. 5,987,606, directed to “content filtering information retrieved from an internet computer network,” recited an “inventive concept,” and therefore were patent-eligible as a matter…
  • Jul 24

    Objectively Reasonable Defenses Do Not Preclude Finding of Willful Patent Infringement

    Objectively Reasonable Defenses Do Not Preclude Finding of Willful Patent Infringement
    The Federal Circuit has held that even if an accused infringer’s defenses to patent infringement are objectively reasonable, Supreme Court precedent does not preclude a willful infringement finding, or enhancing damages.  WBIP, LLC…
  • Jul 19

    Another Easy Section 101 Case at the Federal Circuit

    Another Easy Section 101 Case at the Federal Circuit
    In a per curiam decision on an appeal brought by a pro se patent owner, a Federal Circuit panel of Judges O’Malley, Linn, and Stoll held that claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,744,933 (“Payroll processing, certification, reporting and…
Rank this Week: 942

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jul 26

    Ranch Foods Direct Likely Link to E. coli Outbreak

    Ranch Foods Direct Likely Link to E. coli Outbreak
    Good Food Concepts, LLC, doing business as Ranch Foods Direct, a Colorado Springs, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,606 pounds of non-intact beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S.…
  • Jul 26

    FSIS Recalls New Hampshire Hamburger After 14 With E. coli

    FSIS Recalls New Hampshire Hamburger After 14 With E. coli
    PT Farm, LLC, a North Haverhill, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,800 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection…
  • Jul 26

    Oahu Hepatitis A Outbreak Spikes to Nearly 100

    Oahu Hepatitis A Outbreak Spikes to Nearly 100
    The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is investigating a cluster of hepatitis A infections on Oahu.  HDOH staff are conducting interviews with the cases in an effort to identify the source of infection. Identifying the source of…
Rank this Week: 59

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    New Issue: European Journal of International Law

    New Issue: European Journal of International Law
    The latest issue of the European Journal of International Law (Vol. 27, no. 2, May 2016) is out. Contents include:Editorial Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, One Swallow Does Not a Summer Make, but Might the Paris Agreement on Climate Change a…
  • Jul 25

    AJIL Unbound Symposium: Hovell’s "Due Process in the United Nations"

    AJIL Unbound Symposium: Hovell’s "Due Process in the United Nations"
    AJIL Unbound has posted a symposium on Devika Hovell's article Due Process in the United Nations. The symposium includes an introduction by Alexandra Huneeus and responses by Antonios Tzanakopoulos, Rosa Freedman, and Joy Gordon.
  • Jul 24

    Ohlin: Remoteness and Reciprocal Risk

    Ohlin: Remoteness and Reciprocal Risk
    Jens David Ohlin (Cornell Univ. - Law) has posted Remoteness and Reciprocal Risk (in Research Handbook on Remote Warfare, Jens David Ohlin ed., forthcoming). Here's the abstract:The history of modern weaponry involves the construction of the…
Rank this Week: 86

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Jul 26

    Trump’s Law and Order Versus the Rule of Law

    Trump’s Law and Order Versus the Rule of Law
    Cornell University law professor Michael C. Dorf explains the difference between “law and order,” a term Donald Trump uses to describe his approach to governance, and “rule of law,” a principle that those in positions…
  • Jul 25

    Chevron Deference and the Proposed “Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016”: A Sign of the Time

    Chevron Deference and the Proposed “Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016”: A Sign of the Time
    Illinois Law dean and professor Vikram David Amar comments on the Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016, a bill that, if passed, would undo the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Chevron U.S.A. v. Natural Resources Defense Council.…
  • Jul 24

    The Demographic Both Party Platforms Missed: Child Sex Abuse Victim

    The Demographic Both Party Platforms Missed: Child Sex Abuse Victim
    Cardozo law professor Marci Hamilton discusses how the Republican and Democratic platforms deal with child sex abuse. Hamilton reveals that both parties fail to provide adequate support for child sex abuse victims.
Rank this Week: 247

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jul 26

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Genzyme Corp. et al. v. Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc. 1:16-cv-00540; filed June 29, 2016 in the District Court of Delaware…
  • Jul 25

    LendingTree, LLC v. Zillow, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    LendingTree, LLC v. Zillow, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    Claims of Another "Loan Application" Patent Invalidated under Section 101 By Joseph Herndon -- In a nonprecedential opinion issued earlier today, the Federal Circuit invalidated claims under 35 U.S.C. § 101 that had survived the District…
  • Jul 24

    Shortridge v. Foundation Construction Payroll Service, LLC (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    Shortridge v. Foundation Construction Payroll Service, LLC (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    By Michael Borella -- Douglas M. Shortridge, the named inventor of U.S. Patent No. 8,744,933, sued Foundation Construction Payroll Service, LLC ("Foundation") for infringement thereof in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of…
Rank this Week: 187

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 209

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 26

    Tuesday Night DNC: Clinton Time

    Tuesday Night DNC: Clinton Time
    I just tuned on the TV for the first time today. I caught the last part of Madeline Albright and thought she was terrific. I purposely waited until certain mothers were finished. Now it's time for Bill Clinton. "In the spring of…
  • Jul 26

    Tuesday Afternoon Open thread

    Tuesday Afternoon Open thread
    Open Thread. Bill Clinton tonight in the 10 o'clock hour. Also Meryl Streep and Alicia Keys. At 8 Mothers of the Movement. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 26

    My Day In Philly at the DNC

    My Day In Philly at the DNC
    I start at the 12 minute mark and drone on for an hour. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 501

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Woman Bit on Arm by Alligator in Seminole County

    Woman Bit on Arm by Alligator in Seminole County
    A 40-year-old woman was bitten on the arm by what wildlife officials think was a nearly 11-foot alligator earlier this month in Seminole County. The bite occurred at about 2:30 p.m. while the woman was wading in the water in the Little Big…
  • Jul 22

    50 Former Wrestlers Sue WWE

    50 Former Wrestlers Sue WWE
    More than 50 ex-wrestlers have filed a Connecticut lawsuit stating that World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is responsible for their long-term neurological damage and failed to care for their injuries. Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka,…
  • Jul 20

    Disney Worker Fired, Rehired Over Tweet About Alligator

    Disney Worker Fired, Rehired Over Tweet About Alligator
    A Disney College Program participant working in Magic Kingdom restaurants was fired and subsequently rehired after she Tweeted a picture of a sign posted in the breakroom regarding gators. If guests ask whether there are alligators in the…
Rank this Week: 580

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

Covers legal technology, technology law and other musings. By Dennis Kennedy.

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Quarterly Personal Offsite Meeting

    Quarterly Personal Offsite Meeting
    I recently read Greg McKeown‘s excellent book called Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. Lots of good ideas in the book, but the one that has stuck with me is the “quarterly personal offsite meeting.” I’ve…
  • Jun 30

    Tech/Life Balance and Other Law Technology Today Roundtable

    Tech/Life Balance and Other Law Technology Today Roundtable
    One of my favorite writing outlets these days is the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center’s Law Technology Today blog. I’m a regular participant in a series of monthly roundtable discussions by LTRC board members on technology…
  • Apr 25

    LTRC’s Women of Legal Tech – 2016

    LTRC’s Women of Legal Tech – 2016
    I’m excited to point readers to the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center’s 2016 Women of Legal Tech list. As the announcement says: One of the American Bar Association’s core values is a commitment to diversity, which the…
Rank this Week: 192

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    Women's Right to Free Speech on Social Media

    Women's Right to Free Speech on Social Media
    (Guest Post by Alok Prasanna)Almost every day brings to the fore some instance of abuse, harassment and stalking that women face on the internet and on social media specifically. Addressing this doesn't require more ill drafted, draconian…
  • Jul 24

    Nine-Judge Bench Examines Part XIII of the Constitution

    Nine-Judge Bench Examines Part XIII of the Constitution
    Last week, a nine-judge Supreme Court bench began hearing appeals relating to the interpretation of Part XIII of the Constitution (Articles 301-307). This nine-judge-bench is the sixteenth time that the Supreme Court has assembled in such…
  • Jul 17

    Housing Discrimination update: Disturbed Areas Act and Real Estate Rule

    Housing Discrimination update: Disturbed Areas Act and Real Estate Rule
    This blog has doggedly pursued the issue of housing discrimination and the need for legal regulation (see here and here). Sociological research by Sidhwani and Vithayathil & Singh add to the growing evidence of housing apartheid in urban…
Rank this Week: 461

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/
  • Jul 26

    Over 6,000 lawsuits pending against Xarelto

    Over 6,000 lawsuits pending against Xarelto
    Xarelto is a new type of blood thinner approved in 2011 by the Food and Drug Administration and marketed in the U.S. by Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary company, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. When a person is taking blood thinners they…
  • Jul 25

    Does Abilify cause gambling?

    Does Abilify cause gambling?
    Abilify is one of the top selling drugs in the world, with 2015 sales estimated at more than $6 billion worldwide. It was approved by the FDA in 2002 for the treatment of a number of psychological problems, including autism, depression,…
  • Jul 22

    Risperdal lawsuits highlight gynecomastia side effect

    Risperdal lawsuits highlight gynecomastia side effect
    Medical studies and recent lawsuits against the makers of Risperdal have helped highlight the links between the drug and gynecomastia, a condition that causes males to grow breasts. A 2006 study conducted by Duke University showed that…
Rank this Week: 250

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury…

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury Blog

Covers incidents resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.

http://www.thegomezfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Trend Shows Increased Risk of Palm Springs Car Accident

    Trend Shows Increased Risk of Palm Springs Car Accident
    The mention of Palm Springs can evoke the thought of certain iconic images. We visualize long, straight roads lined with majestic palm trees; world-class golf resorts; and high-end sports cars cruising down El Paseo.  These are all…
  • Jul 25

    Pokémon Go Accidents Piling Up – Be Careful When and Where You Play

    Pokémon Go Accidents Piling Up – Be Careful When and Where You Play
    We wrote about the burgeoning Pokémon Go phenomenon last week and delved into the potential dangers of playing this incredibly popular game in the wrong place and at the wrong time.  While this game is obviously fun and millions…
  • Jul 20

    Startling Child Sexual Abuse Statistics – Things You Should Know

    Startling Child Sexual Abuse Statistics – Things You Should Know
    There are certain topics that no one wants to talk about or think about.  Unfortunately, some of these topics are so important they need to be discussed even though they are uncomfortable for some and excruciating for others.  One…
Rank this Week: 869

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    What Are the Differences Between Jail and Prison in Arizona?

    What Are the Differences Between Jail and Prison in Arizona?
    Many people use the terms “jail” and “prison” synonymously. But these two types of facilities have some distinct differences, as much as they have much in common. When you are facing charges that may lead to prison…
  • Jul 21

    Is an Extreme DUI the same as an Aggravated DUI in Arizona?

    Is an Extreme DUI the same as an Aggravated DUI in Arizona?
    Extreme DUI vs. Aggravated DUI in Arizona In Arizona, being charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI) is not as simple as one set of charges and penalties. There are a multitude of factors that can lead to felony…
  • Jul 19

    Charged with DUI in Arizona with Suspended License

    Charged with DUI in Arizona with Suspended License
    Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol while your license is revoked, canceled, suspended or refused in the state of Arizona is considered an Aggravated DUI charge, as specified in Arizona Revised…
Rank this Week: 129

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 26

    Law and Human Suffering: A Slice of Life in Vichy France

    Law and Human Suffering: A Slice of Life in Vichy France
    Curran, Vivian Grosswald, Law and Human Suffering: A Slice of Life in Vichy France (July 25, 2016). Journal of Law and Literature, Forthcoming; U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-20. Available for download at SSRN:…
  • Jul 26

    GQ: The Guantanamo Quagmire

    GQ: The Guantanamo Quagmire
    Pearlman, Adam Ross, GQ: The Guantanamo Quagmire (June 9, 2016). Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 27, 2016. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2792512 “Accepting for argument’s sake the twin premises…
  • Jul 26

    Opening the Textbook: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16

    Opening the Textbook: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16
    Opening the Textbook: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16  I. Elaine Allen, Ph.D. Professor of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, UCSF Co- Director, Babson Survey Research Group Jeff Seaman, Ph.D. Co- Director, Babson…
Rank this Week: 27

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Hawaii Hepatitis A Outbreak Grow

    Hawaii Hepatitis A Outbreak Grow
    It only looks like paradise I flew to Oahu Hawaii over the weekend to meet with two people impacted by what is now at least a 93 person hepatitis A... Continue Reading
  • Jul 24

    Common Link Still Elusive in Oahu Hepatitis a Outbreak

    Common Link Still Elusive in Oahu Hepatitis a Outbreak
    What can the 74 do to help health officials?  Being your own Jr. Epidemiologist. Sitting in my hotel room on the shores of Waikiki in the remnants of tropical storm... Continue Reading
  • Jul 22

    E. coli Outbreak Hits 12 in New Hampshire

    E. coli Outbreak Hits 12 in New Hampshire
    The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is investigating an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli) associated with ground beef. Since June,... Continue…
Rank this Week: 19

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Former state office candidate admits mortgage scam, faces 3 years in prison | NJ.com

    Former state office candidate admits mortgage scam, faces 3 years in prison | NJ.com
    Former state Senate and Assembly candidate Bruce Alston faces up to three years in prison and $133,500 in restitution after pleading guilty today to theft by deception stemming from a 27-count indictment alleging a sophisticated mortgage…
  • Jul 22

    Ex-appraiser sentenced to 6 years for mortgage fraud | TribLIVE

    Ex-appraiser sentenced to 6 years for mortgage fraud | TribLIVE
    A Shaler man whose original eight-year sentence was overturned by a federal appeals court was sentenced Monday to six years in prison for his role in a multimillion dollar mortgage fraud scheme. A Pittsburgh federal jury convicted Jason…
  • Jul 19

    Alleged Fraudster Used DOL OIG’s Digital Signature on Fake Transcript

    Alleged Fraudster Used DOL OIG’s Digital Signature on Fake Transcript
    Edgar Avila aka Michael Mendez aka Michael Edgar Avila-Mendez, aka Michael AvMen was indicted on one charge of mail fraud and one charge of bank fraud in connection with two separate fraud schemes. According to the affidavit in support of the…
Rank this Week: 3

North Carolina Injury Attorney…

North Carolina Injury Attorney Blog

Covers the application of North Carolina personal injury and products liability law to traffic accidents, defective products and prescription drugs. By Davis Law Group, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Blue Ridge Parkway Motorcycle Crash

    Blue Ridge Parkway Motorcycle Crash
    On Saturday night, there was a motorcycle wreck on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Buncombe County. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened near Mile Marker 405 and the Hominy Valley Overlook, sometime around 11:00 a.m.…
  • Jul 21

    Fatal Jackson County Crash

    Fatal Jackson County Crash
    Earlier this week, there was a fatal head-on collision in Jackson County. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened at about 11:00 a.m. on Monday. For currently unknown reasons, a vehicle heading southbound on 23 S crossed…
  • Jul 12

    Yancey County Injury Crash

    Yancey County Injury Crash
    On Sunday night, at least four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Yancey County. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened on Highway 80 near Micaville, at about 7:45 p.m. Very few details about the crash have…
Rank this Week: 922

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Bitcoin, Olympics, and Legal Marketing

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Bitcoin, Olympics, and Legal Marketing
    Believe it or not but today is a significant day for equal rights in the United States. It all started on June 26th 2003 when the United States Supreme Court struck down the sodomy law in Texas, invalidating sodomy laws …
  • Jul 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Brexit, Online Accounts, Labor Union

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Brexit, Online Accounts, Labor Union
    Welcome back from your weekend—hope it was a good one. Don’t miss our Quick Links series over on LXBN if you need any writing inspiration, and let’s dive into our top 10 today: This is the house that Brexit built…
  • Jul 22

    In-House Counsel; Energy & Environmental: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    In-House Counsel; Energy & Environmental: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Well summer is back in Seattle, and it’s looking like our weekend is going to be full of fun in the (very warm, and largely without air conditioned) sun. If you’re like us, get ready for a relaxing weekend by …
Rank this Week: 13

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Brooklyn Man Loses Right Leg Due to Medical Malpractice

    Brooklyn Man Loses Right Leg Due to Medical Malpractice
    Delfino Cuautle, a 46 year old resident of Brooklyn, NY lost his right leg due to medical malpractice and flaws in management that resulted in a 13 hours of agony. Cuautle was leaving work on September 22, 2015 around 6 A.M. when he was…
  • Jul 26

    U.S. Ranked Highest In Auto Accident Death

    U.S. Ranked Highest In Auto Accident Death
    According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) weekly Morbidity and Mortality Report, the United States (U.S.) has the highest vehicle crash death rate of 19 high-income nations, such as Belgium, Slovenia, Spain and…
  • Jun 14

    Speed and Age Found to be Important Considerations in Fatal Pedestrian Accident

    Speed and Age Found to be Important Considerations in Fatal Pedestrian Accident
    In 2011, a researcher from the Triple AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety published a report on the death rate in pedestrian-car accidents based on federal study of car crashes from 1994-1998; the study found the faster a car was going or…
Rank this Week: 738

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Jul 26

    Armand Fisher Sanctioned by State of Connecticut

    Armand Fisher Sanctioned by State of Connecticut
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 25, 2016 indicate that Connecticut-based Signator Investors broker/adviser Armand Fisher has received numerous settled or pending customer…
  • Jul 26

    Melissa Cox (MetLife) Has Misrepresentation Complaint

    Melissa Cox (MetLife) Has Misrepresentation Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 2015 indicate that Texas-based MetLife broker Melissa Cox, also known as Melissa McCarley, has been the subject of a customer complaint. The…
  • Jul 26

    Ralph Ward (Morgan Stanley) Has Pending and Settled Complaint

    Ralph Ward (Morgan Stanley) Has Pending and Settled Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 25, 2016 indicate that New York-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Ralph Ward has received resolved or pending customer complaints. The…
Rank this Week: 262

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jul 26

    Robert Child Facing Unsuitability Allegation

    Robert Child Facing Unsuitability Allegation
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 25, 2016 indicate that Florida-based National Securities broker/adviser Robert Child has been the subject of numerous resolved or pending customer…
  • Jul 26

    George Koulouris Sanctioned by FINRA

    George Koulouris Sanctioned by FINRA
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 25, 2016 indicate that New York-based KCD Financial broker George Koulouris has received customer complaints and a FINRA sanction. The…
  • Jul 26

    Frank Black Has Numerous Regulatory Complaint

    Frank Black Has Numerous Regulatory Complaint
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 25, 2016 indicate that North Carolina-based Southeast Investments broker Frank Black is the subject of a pending regulatory complaint. The securities and…
Rank this Week: 197

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Broker Report: Steven Syslo

    Broker Report: Steven Syslo
    The attorneys at Malecki Law are interested in hearing from customers of Steven Syslo who were recommended investments in SandRidge Energy, Inc. as a safe investment, or suitable for conservative investors. Mr. Syslo was employed by Morgan…
  • Jul 25

    BROKER REPORT: Anthony Manougian

    BROKER REPORT: Anthony Manougian
    The investment and securities fraud attorneys at Malecki Law are interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Oppenheimer & Co. financial advisor Anthony Manougian. According to his BrokerCheck report maintained by…
  • Jul 22

    BROKER REPORT: Financial Advisor Barry D. Abram

    BROKER REPORT: Financial Advisor Barry D. Abram
    The securities fraud attorneys at Malecki Law are interested in hearing from investors who have complaints against stockbroker Barry D. Abrams.  Mr. Abrams is currently employed and registered with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.,…
Rank this Week: 325

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers Canadian immigration law from a Toronto perspective. By Max Chaudhary.

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Jul 26

    Job Offers to Support an Immigration Application under Express Entry

    Job Offers to Support an Immigration Application under Express Entry
    Foreign nationals who seek to enhance their chances of success for immigration to Canada have many options.  One such option is obtaining a job offer in Canada.  The job offer must be supported by an Labour Market Impact Assessment,…
  • Jul 24

    I’m repatriating to Canada, do I need to prove I have taken certain vaccines to get back in?

    I’m repatriating to Canada, do I need to prove I have taken certain vaccines to get back in?
    A Quora user had the above question.  My response is: Canadian citizens have a right to enter Canada if they present proof of Canadian citizenship such as a passport at a Canadian port of entry. Given that right, it is highly unlikely…
  • Jul 15

    Consular Offices/ Embassies and Canada Immigration

    Consular Offices/ Embassies and Canada Immigration
    A key player in obtaining a visa to Canada is often a consular office or Embassy of a country.  The consular office of importance is often the one corresponding to your own country of citizenship, or of a country you resided in for more…
Rank this Week: 244