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ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    $50,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Lingering PTSD Following Collision

    $50,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Lingering PTSD Following Collision
    Adding to this site’s archived posts addressing damages for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, addressing such an injury. In this week’s case…
  • Jul 23

    The Evidentiary Value of Past Tax Returns In Undeclared Income Claim

    The Evidentiary Value of Past Tax Returns In Undeclared Income Claim
    Although damages for past loss of income can be assessed even if a Plaintiff does not accurately report income to Revenue Canada, the figures reported on tax filings have a high evidentiary value in Court.  This was demonstrated in…
  • Jul 22

    BC Court of Appeal – Lawyers Using “ICBC” in Domain Name Does not Confuse Consumer

    BC Court of Appeal – Lawyers Using “ICBC” in Domain Name Does not Confuse Consumer
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Court of Appeal confirming that plaintiff lawyers can use “ICBC” in their website domain name and that this does not lead to consumer confusion. In this week’s case (ICBC…
Rank this Week: 224

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Uber Claims That the App is Reducing DUI Arrest

    Uber Claims That the App is Reducing DUI Arrest
    Rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft have been making the headlines recently, seemingly fighting with everyone — from companies, to the insurance industry, and at this rate probably your grandma who’s impatiently standing on the…
  • Jul 10

    How to Help a Child Cope after a Wrongful Death

    How to Help a Child Cope after a Wrongful Death
    Coping with a wrongful death is difficult for anyone. For one thing, a wrongful death is not expected—you cannot prepare for it. Wrongful deaths hit people differently but it is imperative that, when children are involved, the situation…
  • Jun 2

    Signs of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home

    Signs of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home
    Often times, a person places their elderly parent, grandparent, or family member in a nursing home so they are able to receive the professional attention and care they need. It’s a hard decision for any person to make, but it means that…
Rank this Week: 865

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Jul 24

    Levity, in solidarity with bar takers everywhere...

    Levity, in solidarity with bar takers everywhere...
    The bar exam is just under a week away in most jurisdictions. I saw one of my former students this morning, who shared this video with me. Worth a chuckle... [Note: the original is from the movie Downfall. See the...
  • Jul 23

    2015 AALS Panel Call For Papers: The Law of Resilient Cities: State and Local Adaptation to Climate Change

    2015 AALS Panel Call For Papers: The Law of Resilient Cities: State and Local Adaptation to Climate Change
    I'm guessing blog readers are probably tired of my posts over the past year about Idaho's Resilient Cities symposium; rest assured, this post has nothing to do with the event I advised last year in Idaho! This is an entirely...
  • Jul 23

    Frick on the Tea Party and planning

    Frick on the Tea Party and planning
    Karen Trapenberg Frick (Berkeley - Planning) has a really interesting article I just came across in the Summer, 2013 edition of the Journal of the American Planning Association entitled The Actions of Discontent: Tea Party and Property Rights…
Rank this Week: 332

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
  • Jul 24

    Can Lawyers Copyright their Briefs (so to speak): Think “Fair Use”

    Can Lawyers Copyright their Briefs (so to speak): Think “Fair Use”
    Link to case and commentary from LLB2: “Court Holds West, Lexis Legal Briefs Offering Is Fair Use” Re: White v. West Publishing Company and Reed Elsevier (USDC Southern District NY) (12 Civ. 1340 (JSR)), decided 7/3/14. Excerpt…
  • Jul 21

    High Legal Research Cool Factor: wellsettled dot com

    High Legal Research Cool Factor: wellsettled dot com
    Hat tip to Bob Ambrogi’s LawSites blog post: WellSettled.com Mines Cases for Established Principles,” which introduces us to wellsettled dot com: “It is well settled…” I bet you can’t search just…
  • Jul 21

    Judicial Funding Cuts Inflict Widespread Economic Harm in Communitie

    Judicial Funding Cuts Inflict Widespread Economic Harm in Communitie
    ABA Journal News: Savings produced by court budget cuts are exceeded by harmful economic effects (white paper) The white paper, “The Economics of Justice,” by Eric J. Magnuson, Steven M. Puiszis, Lisa M. Agrimonti, and…
Rank this Week: 232

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Jul 24

    Knife in bra killer Katie Jenkins jailed for manslaughter – BBC New

    Knife in bra killer Katie Jenkins jailed for manslaughter – BBC New
    ‘A woman who stabbed a businessman in the neck in his car has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.’ Full story BBC News, 24th July 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Jul 24

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Human Medicines (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 The Health Care and Associated Professions (Indemnity Arrangements) Order 2014 The Public Service Pensions Act 2013 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2014 The Housing (Right to Buy) (Limit on…
  • Jul 24

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) K, Re [2014] EWCA Civ 905 (15 July 2014) M & Ors v Suffolk County Council [2014] EWCA Civ 942 (15 July 2014) KS v Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council & Ors [2014] EWCA Civ 941 (15 July 2014) Ahmad…
Rank this Week: 5

Givner & Kaye Blog

Givner & Kaye Blog

Covers estate and tax planning.

http://www.givnerkaye.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 522

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jul 24

    What Legal Processes are Available to the Journalists Imprisoned in Egypt?

    What Legal Processes are Available to the Journalists Imprisoned in Egypt?
    The following is a guest post by George Sadek, a senior legal research analyst at the Law Library of Congress.  George has previously written various posts related to Egyptian law for In Custodia Legis, including about the constitutional…
  • Jul 23

    An Interview with Mohammad Qadamshah, Foreign Law Intern

    An Interview with Mohammad Qadamshah, Foreign Law Intern
    Today’s interview is with Mohammad Qadamshah, an intern with the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your Background I am from Afghanistan.  My family is originally from Mazar-i-Sharif, Balkh…
  • Jul 21

    Movies and Court Martial

    Movies and Court Martial
    Home with a cold this spring, I was re-reading a mystery novel which centered in part around the fate of a British officer in World War I.  In the novel, the officer had been executed for cowardice which made me begin to think about…
Rank this Week: 647

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    Call for Rapporteurs: Symposium on the Protection of People Fleeing Armed Conflict

    Call for Rapporteurs: Symposium on the Protection of People Fleeing Armed Conflict
    The Law Faculty of the University of Luxembourg and the UNHCR are seeking rapporteurs for the (2nd) Symposium on the Protection of People Fleeing Armed Conflict, which will take place on October 20, 2014, in Luxembourg. Here's the call: Call…
  • Jul 24

    New Issue: International Review of the Red Cro

    New Issue: International Review of the Red Cro
    The latest issue of the International Review of the Red Cross (Vol. 95, no. 889, Spring 2013) is out. The theme is "Violence against health care Part I: The problem and the law." Contents include:InterviewInterview with Walter T. Gwenigale -…
  • Jul 24

    Workshop: Procedural Fairness in International Courts and Tribunal

    Workshop: Procedural Fairness in International Courts and Tribunal
    On September 19-20, 2014, the Surrey International Law Centre of the University of Surrey School of Law, with the support of the Institute of Advanced Studies, the McCoubrey Centre for International Law of the University of Hull, and the…
Rank this Week: 64

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jul 24

    Veganism, Year Six: The Familiar and the Unfamiliar

    Veganism, Year Six: The Familiar and the Unfamiliar
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananOn July 24, 2008, I posted "Meat, Dairy, Psychology, Law, Economics," here on Dorf on Law, in which I described how I had decided to become an ethical vegan, after several years of having been a vegetarian. …
  • Jul 23

    Hobby Lobby Post-Mortem Part 10: When Is There Complicity?

    Hobby Lobby Post-Mortem Part 10: When Is There Complicity?
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss and analyze an underdeveloped dimension of the Supreme Court's ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.  The Court held in Hobby Lobby that the Religious Freedom Restoration…
  • Jul 22

    Inequality Studies Across Academic Discipilnes: The Piketty Effect

    Inequality Studies Across Academic Discipilnes: The Piketty Effect
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananJotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots), a playfully named but serious publication, is one of the few successful online writing ventures that relies upon a wide range of authors.  Usually, large-scale…
Rank this Week: 337

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jul 24

    Can better access to citizenship help resolve conflict and refugee crises in Africa’s Great Lakes Region?

    Can better access to citizenship help resolve conflict and refugee crises in Africa’s Great Lakes Region?
    The manifold problems of conflict and displacement in Africa’s Great Lakes region[1] seem as complex as they do intractable. After all, with the exception of Tanzania, all the countries in the region have generated refugees and…
  • Jul 24

    Introducing Lucy Hovil

    Introducing Lucy Hovil
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Dr. Lucy Hovil as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Lucy is the Senior Researcher for at the International Refugee Rights Initiative where, for the past six years, she has been…
  • Jul 24

    You go, ‘Grrls! (Part 2)

    You go, ‘Grrls! (Part 2)
    Over the past year, our contributors have had so many noteworthy accomplishments that we had to write two posts to fit them all (see Part 1 here). Congratulations to all! Rachel Anderson was promoted and is now a tenured full professor…
Rank this Week: 14

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Jul 24

    A Pope and an Atheist Sit Down for a Chat

    A Pope and an Atheist Sit Down for a Chat
    Eugenio Scalfari, aged 90, is truly one of the grand old men of Italian politics and journalism. Trained as a lawyer, he has been active in Italian Socialist causes since World War II and edited and/or founded two of Italy's most influential…
  • Jul 19

    Expel Palestinians, populate Gaza with Jews, says Knesset deputy speaker

    Expel Palestinians, populate Gaza with Jews, says Knesset deputy speaker
    From Ali Abunimah’s blog at The Electronic Intifada: “Israel must attack Gaza even more mercilessly, expel the population and resettle the territory with Jews, the deputy speaker of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, has…
  • Jul 15

    A voice from “the generation that failed” speaks on ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    A voice from “the generation that failed” speaks on ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
    (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images) Raja Shehadeh, a founder of Al-Haq,* proffers advice to the Palestinian leadership in this piece from the London Review of Books, ending with a succinct proposal on how to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict…
Rank this Week: 526

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Projections 2014-2016: Legislative Changes in Marijuana Law

    Projections 2014-2016: Legislative Changes in Marijuana Law
    Recreational marijuana use is legal in both Colorado and Washington, and now 23 states have passed legislation for some form of medical use. Despite the rapid changes taking place state-by-state, there is still no clear path on how marijuana…
  • Jul 22

    Medical Marijuana Researcher Loses University Position Over PTSD Trial

    Medical Marijuana Researcher Loses University Position Over PTSD Trial
    Medical marijuana research is complicated by federal law, the FDA, as well as varying opinions in the public and private sector. According to recent reports, a University of Arizona researcher lost her job over a study involving the impact of…
  • Jul 20

    L.A. Marijuana Farmers' Market Forced to Shut Down

    L.A. Marijuana Farmers' Market Forced to Shut Down
    The L.A. marijuana farmers market, which only opened over the 4th of July weekend, had a short existence and was ordered to shut down by a Superior Court Judge after a city attorney filed an injunction. The farmers' market is being forced to…
Rank this Week: 259

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jul 24

    The al-Senussi Admissibility Decision in Two Quote

    The al-Senussi Admissibility Decision in Two Quote
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Libya’s Foreign Minister, 21 May 2014: There is a complete absence of the army and the police [in Libya], which are responsible for the security of the state. Armed groups are not under…
  • Jul 24

    ECHR Rules Against Poland in CIA Black Sites Case

    ECHR Rules Against Poland in CIA Black Sites Case
    by Jens David Ohlin by Jens David Ohlin In two decisions (here and here) handed down this morning, the European Court of Human Rights has found that Poland violated its obligations under the European Convention of Human Rights for its…
  • Jul 23

    Emerging Voices: Responsibility of the Netherlands for the Genocide in Srebrenica–The Nuhanović and Mothers of Srebrenica Cases Compared

    Emerging Voices: Responsibility of the Netherlands for the Genocide in Srebrenica–The Nuhanović and Mothers of Srebrenica Cases Compared
    by Otto Spijkers by Otto Spijkers [Otto Spijkers is an Assistant Professor of Public International Law at Utrecht University.] Introduction This post compares the recent judgment of the District Court in The Hague in the case of the…
Rank this Week: 188

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press…

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press Center

Covers border issues, disaster relief, immigration and housing.

http://trla.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 478

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
  • Jul 24

    Revised CMS Policy on Medicare Part D Drugs for Hospice Enrollee

    Revised CMS Policy on Medicare Part D Drugs for Hospice Enrollee
    CMS has revised its earlier policy on Medicare Part D payments for drugs used by beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare hospice. In a July 18, 2014 memo, CMS is modifying its March 10, 2014 guidance to Part D sponsors that imposed a prior…
  • Jul 24

    Sunshine Act Open Payments System Review/Dispute Process Underway

    Sunshine Act Open Payments System Review/Dispute Process Underway
    CMS has made a series of announcements related to the Sunshine Act Open Payments system, including information about the Open Payments review, dispute and correction process that runs from July 14 through August 27, 2014. This period…
  • Jul 23

    OIG Seeks Input on Potential Revisions to its Permissive Exclusion Criteria

    OIG Seeks Input on Potential Revisions to its Permissive Exclusion Criteria
    The OIG published a notice July 11, 2014 announcing that it is considering revising its nonbinding criteria, established in 1997, outlining the circumstances under which the OIG may exercise its permissive authority under Section 1128(b)(7)…
Rank this Week: 807

DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
  • Jul 24

    Second Circuit Affirms Attorney’s Fees Award to Prevailing Defendant

    Second Circuit Affirms Attorney’s Fees Award to Prevailing Defendant
    An attorney's fees award to prevailing defendants under 42 U.S.C. 1988 is relatively uncommon, at least more uncommon than fee awards to prevailing plaintiffs.  But this week in Carter v. Inc. Village of Ocean Beach, the Second Circuit…
  • Jul 21

    Vermont Supreme Court Makes Radical Change to Premises Liability Law

    Vermont Supreme Court Makes Radical Change to Premises Liability Law
    In a significant decision issued on Friday, July 18, 2014, involving a retail store, the Vermont Supreme Court has abolished the old premises liability distinction between “business invitees” (i.e., customers) and licensees (other…
  • Jul 15

    Seventh Circuit finds Indiana’s Marriage Solemnization Statute Unconstitutional

    Seventh Circuit finds Indiana’s Marriage Solemnization Statute Unconstitutional
    Yesterday, the Seventh Circuit ruled that Indiana’s statute regarding who may solemnize a marriage violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment as well as the First Amendment, reversing the lower court’s…
Rank this Week: 435

ADR Times

ADR Times

Covers alternative dispute resolution issues.

http://www.adrtimes.com/
  • Jul 24

    Listening For The Emotion

    Listening For The Emotion
    Have you ever attempted to calm down an emotional person? Our natural inclination is to deny the emotional content of what the speaker is saying by using logic and/or facts.
  • Jul 23

    The Final Frontier to Settlement

    The Final Frontier to Settlement
    Mediators play an essential role in assisting parties to make progress towards settlement (although I by no way mean that they are acting a role). The overall responsibility for the mediation rests with the mediator who should be skilled…
  • Jul 22

    Conflict Resolution Versus Litigation

    Conflict Resolution Versus Litigation
    Mediators often describe the process they lead as antithetical to the traditional justice system. I do it myself, sometimes explaining to the participants in a mediation that we do things in mediation the opposite way from court.
Rank this Week: 839

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    Testing the Limits of Prescription Drug Preemption

    Testing the Limits of Prescription Drug Preemption
    Just how far can a state go in regulating prescription drugs?  The simple answer is that states can go nowhere and that FDA is king in this field under the FDCA and the Supremacy Clause.  But we all know that it is not that…
  • Jul 23

    Court Dismisses Balderdash Solodyn Complaint

    Court Dismisses Balderdash Solodyn Complaint
     The genius who devised the theory of evolution.  The statesman who defended Western Civilization against the Nazis.  The man who freed a subcontinent via the majesty of nonviolent resistance.  The greatest basketball…
  • Jul 22

    No Duty for Sales Representatives in the Operating Room

    No Duty for Sales Representatives in the Operating Room
                If anyone is still shocked that medical device manufacturers’ sales representatives are present during surgery – don’t be.  It’s a common…
Rank this Week: 99

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Blood Test Shows Promise for Gauging Heart Attack Risk After Chest Pain

    Blood Test Shows Promise for Gauging Heart Attack Risk After Chest Pain
    A blood test that will predict heart attacks? This sounds too good to be true, but it just might be possible, according to an article at USNews.com. Here are excerpts:. Though more study needs to be done, new research suggests ……
  • Jul 23

    India-Based Firm Recalls Cholesterol Medicine Over Dosage Mix-Up

    India-Based Firm Recalls Cholesterol Medicine Over Dosage Mix-Up
    The Washington Post reported India-based pharmaceutical firm Ranbaxy Laboratories, which is facing increased regulatory scrutiny over its manufacturing practices, “has recalled more than 64,000 bottles of the generic version…
  • Jul 22

    New Hampshire Senate Sends Governor Medically Unfit Drivers Bill

    New Hampshire Senate Sends Governor Medically Unfit Drivers Bill
    The AP reports the New Hampshire Senate has sent Gov. Maggie Hassan a bill “that would protect New Hampshire doctors and other medical professionals from lawsuits if they report someone as unfit to drive.” The Senate…
Rank this Week: 451

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jul 24

    Bay City Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Girl Over Four Year Time Span

    Bay City Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Girl Over Four Year Time Span
    On Tuesday, July 22, 49-year-old Joseph A. Howell of Saginaw was arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting a young girl beginning in January of 2008, and continuing through December of 2011. According to a news article at Mlive.com, Howell…
  • Jul 22

    Father & Son Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Female Relative

    Father & Son Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Female Relative
    Recently, a father and son from Birch Run were charged with the sexual assault of a young female relative. According to news reports at Mlive.com, 66-year-old Juan Cabello Sr. and 41-year-old Juan Cabello Jr. were charged with multiple…
  • Jul 16

    Former Southwestern Michigan Teacher Facing Sexual Assault Charge

    Former Southwestern Michigan Teacher Facing Sexual Assault Charge
    David Wing, a former southwestern Michigan teacher and coach, was arrested on Saturday on sexual assault charges. Wing, who is 59 years old, is accused of the sexual assault of a 16-year-old child and producing child sexually abusive…
Rank this Week: 919

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jul 24

    Are You the Perfect Lawyer for the Job?

    Are You the Perfect Lawyer for the Job?
    This isn’t a solo story per se, but one with some lessons – a reminder that the perfect lawyer for the job or the client isn’t always the one with the biggest firm or the stellar credentials of the fanciest offices. From…
  • Jul 16

    What If Lawyers Were Compelled to Use the Cloud?

    What If Lawyers Were Compelled to Use the Cloud?
    These days, most legal regulators are pre-occupied with the question of whether lawyers may ethically move files to the cloud rather than whether they must. That’s not so in the medical profession, where the Affordable Care Act mandates…
  • Jul 15

    Hiatus Is Over. I Think.

    Hiatus Is Over. I Think.
    I’m back from what has become a more than a month long hiatus from blogging. I last posted on June 11, a week before departing for a two week vacation on June 18. Since then, a varied band of solos stepped up as guest bloggers…
Rank this Week: 458

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law…

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog

Covers antitrust, privacy, international trade, and white color criminal defense. By Reed Smith.

http://www.globalregulatoryenforcementlawblog.com
  • Jul 24

    Italian Data Protection Authority issues new EU guideline

    Italian Data Protection Authority issues new EU guideline
    This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue, Kate Brimsted, and Matthew N. Peters. In early May the Italian data protection authority (“Garante”) issued “Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and…
  • Jul 23

    Foreign Investment in the United States: D.C. Circuit Reversal Could Lead to Increased Transparency for CFIUS

    Foreign Investment in the United States: D.C. Circuit Reversal Could Lead to Increased Transparency for CFIUS
    This post was written by Michael J. Lowell and Bethany R. Brown. On July 15, the D.C. Circuit held that a presidential order requiring Ralls Corporation to divest its interests in Oregon windfarms because of national security concerns…
  • Jul 23

    European Commission Releases Cloud Computing Service Level Agreement

    European Commission Releases Cloud Computing Service Level Agreement
    This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue and Kate Brimsted. Back in 2012, the European Commission (‘Commission’) adopted the Cloud Computing Strategy to promote the adoption of cloud computing and ultimately boost…
Rank this Week: 668

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

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

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

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Jul 24

    Trampolines Are Too Dangerous, Say Pediatrician

    Trampolines Are Too Dangerous, Say Pediatrician
    I’ve always liked trampolines. I had a lot of fun with them when I was a teenager. I even took a college PE class that was just trampoline-jumping. What a strange class, right? The teacher was a former Baylor cheerleader (male, darn…
  • Jul 23

    After the Fact: How to Respond when Someone Sues You Long After Your Involvement in a Car Accident

    After the Fact: How to Respond when Someone Sues You Long After Your Involvement in a Car Accident
      Photo credit: bills.com. It’s every driver’s worst nightmare: months or even years after a car accident, you receive a letter in the mail informing you that you are being sued for damages or injuries. Don’t panic; as…
  • Jul 23

    Women Seek Support From Texas in Battle Over Pelvic Mesh Implant

    Women Seek Support From Texas in Battle Over Pelvic Mesh Implant
    The Texas Tribune, in partnership with Kaiser Health News, covers the controversy surrounding use of pelvic mesh implants by women, noting that in Texas, “a coalition of ‘pelvic mesh survivors’ has asked Texas Attorney…
Rank this Week: 440

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 307

School Board News

School Board News

Covers No Child Left Behind, privitization, religion, school law, special education and more. By the National School Boards Association.

http://schoolboardnews.nsba.org/
  • Jul 24

    Twitter town hall on Common Core implementation on July 24

    Twitter town hall on Common Core implementation on July 24
    Join the Learning First Alliance (LFA) and Bob Farrace, Director of Communications for the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for a Twitter town hall on Common Core State Standards (CCSS) implementation July 24 at 8 p.m.…
  • Jul 23

    Are charter schools really cheaper to run?

    Are charter schools really cheaper to run?
    This is republished from NSBA’s Center for Public Education’s The EDifier blog by Jim Hull, Senior Policy Analyst. A new study from the School Choice Demonstration Project at the University of Arkansas claims that charter schools…
  • Jul 23

    Council of Urban Boards of Education embraces White House initiative to address education success for minority male

    Council of Urban Boards of Education embraces White House initiative to address education success for minority male
    The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education is supporting a White House initiative to improve preK-12 education and post-graduation outcomes for boys and young men of color. The program, an…
Rank this Week: 181

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/
  • Jul 24

    He's Back!

    He's Back!
    Tan, ready, and rehabilitated:Henry "Hank" Adorno, whose law firm collapsed after he mishandled a class action settlement, can practice law again.The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated Adorno's license, which was suspended for…
  • Jul 23

    3d DCA Watch -- Dear Nonresidents: Don't Get Sick in Our City!

    3d DCA Watch -- Dear Nonresidents: Don't Get Sick in Our City!
      Judge Rothenberg (see, I can spell it right!) gets a lot of attention in our 3d DCA Watch posts, perhaps because she is very active.Here she is reversing Judge Schumacher in a class action involving Miami charging nonresidents more for…
  • Jul 23

    Obamacare: Big Socialist Takeover That Wasn't

    Obamacare: Big Socialist Takeover That Wasn't
    Here we are nearly 8 months into the full rollout of Obamacare and in spite of all the "patient protections" in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act insurance companies still aren't playing nice.No law has done more to reform health…
Rank this Week: 173

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 216

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jul 24

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Receives Excellent Review

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Receives Excellent Review
    Client: Name Withheld by Request Type of Case: Debt Collection Defense Client Review: I was being sued over a debt amount that I did not feel I owed, nonetheless, being involved in a law suit was so traumatic for me that I only wanted to…
  • Jul 17

    Main Street Acquisition Lawsuit Against Our Client Dismissed

    Main Street Acquisition Lawsuit Against Our Client Dismissed
    Plaintiff: Main Street Acquisition Corp. Original Creditor: HSBC Bank Nevada, N.A. Plaintiff’s Attorney: Andrew Fleisher, Esq. Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Law Offices of Erskine and Fleisher Case Outcome: Voluntary Dismissal with…
  • Jul 15

    Capital One Drops Debt Collection Lawsuit After Client Hires the Rudnitsky Law Firm

    Capital One Drops Debt Collection Lawsuit After Client Hires the Rudnitsky Law Firm
    Plaintiff: Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. Plaintiff’s Attorney: Flynn LaVrar, Esq. / Richard Battaglino, Esq. Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Zakheim and LaVrar, P.A. Case Outcome: Voluntary Dismissal Our client was sued for an alleged…
Rank this Week: 59

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jul 24

    The ContractsProf Blog Welcomes Mirror of Justice to the LPBN Family

    The ContractsProf Blog Welcomes Mirror of Justice to the LPBN Family
    As Blog Emperor Paul Caron announced here on the Mother of All Blawgs, the TaxProf Blog, Mirror of Justice, a blog dedicated to the development of Catholic legal theory edited by Rick Garnett (Notre Dame) and 19 other prominent law...
  • Jul 23

    The MOOC

    The MOOC
    Several of us have participated in a MOOC of one kind of another. I concede that I am a doubter. The attrition rates are huge and, at least in my case, the material presented at a fairly elementary level. My...
  • Jul 23

    New in Print

    New in Print
    Kenneth A. Adams, Adrian J. Walters & Robert L. Eisenbach III, Termination-on-Bankruptcy Provisions: Some Proposed Language, Business Law Today 1 (June 2014) Mark Anderson, The Enigma of the Single Entity, 16 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. 497 (2014)…
Rank this Week: 474

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    Cease and Desist Letter May Create Substantial Controversy Without Identifying Specific Accused Products or Service

    Cease and Desist Letter May Create Substantial Controversy Without Identifying Specific Accused Products or Service
    The court denied in part defendant's motion to dismiss plaintiff's declaratory relief action for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. "[Defendant] contends that this Court lacks jurisdiction because, in its pre-suit communications, it did not…
  • Jul 23

    PTAB’s Rejection of Inherency Argument Supports Summary Judgment of No Invalidity

    PTAB’s Rejection of Inherency Argument Supports Summary Judgment of No Invalidity
    The court granted plaintiff's motion for summary judgment that its tooth whitening patents were not invalid as obvious in light of prior art patents based, in part, on the PTAB's findings during inter partes review. "[U]nder this 'reasonable…
  • Jul 22

    No Stay Pending IPR in Light of Previous Unsuccessful IPR

    No Stay Pending IPR in Light of Previous Unsuccessful IPR
    The court denied defendant's motion to stay pending inter partes review because of the undue prejudice to plaintiff. "Third parties have already unsuccessfully challenged these patents in a previous IPR proceeding. Now, five months after that…
Rank this Week: 560

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 775

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jul 24

    July is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

    July is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month
    July has been declared bladder cancer awareness month in Florida. Did you know that Florida has the third highest incidence of bladder cancer in the US? An estimated 74,690 adults will be diagnosed with bladder cancer in the United States.…
  • Jul 23

    Why Your Inheritance Should Not Be In A Joint Account

    Why Your Inheritance Should Not Be In A Joint Account
    Did you know that inheritances are normally exempt from equitable distribution in a divorce? Did you know that this exemption is frequently inadvertently waived when inherited funds are co-mingled with marital property? A recent Florida 4th…
  • Jul 22

    Medical Providers Billing PIP Insurance: Consultation codes are no longer recognized but are billable under law.

    Medical Providers Billing PIP Insurance: Consultation codes are no longer recognized but are billable under law.
    As of January 1, 2010 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) no longer recognized consultation codes 99241-99245.What are consultations?Consultation codes are used to bill for medical office consultations with new or…
Rank this Week: 991

Labor Immigration Law

Labor Immigration Law

Features United States labor immigration law news and analysis. By the Capitol Immigration Law Group LLC.

http://www.laborimmigration.com
Rank this Week: 830

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: 28

Securities Compliance Sentinel

Securities Compliance Sentinel

Covers securities industry compliance and enforcement issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://securitiescompliancesentinel.foxrothschild.com
  • Jul 24

    Court Remands Dispute Over Expungement of CRD Data

    Court Remands Dispute Over Expungement of CRD Data
    The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California remanded to a California state court a stockbroker’s lawsuit against the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority for expungement of certain allegedly harmful disclosures…
  • Jul 23

    SEC RARELY SEEKS TO POSSESS ELECTRONIC DEVICES

    SEC RARELY SEEKS TO POSSESS ELECTRONIC DEVICES
    SEC staff has been instructed to seek subpoenas for devices such as computer hard drives and cell phones only rarely. In many cases, there could be unintended consequences, such as exposing authorities to other sensitive materials on a device…
  • Jul 22

    NEW YORK AG PUSHES FOR COLLABORATION TO COMBAT NEW FORMS OF INSIDER TRADING

    NEW YORK AG PUSHES FOR COLLABORATION TO COMBAT NEW FORMS OF INSIDER TRADING
    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pushing for better cooperation with the financial industry and federal lawmakers to combat emerging insider-trading threats.  While he commended competition among financial services firms,…
Rank this Week: 838

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 24

    Norwegian Cruise Line Wins Worst Cruise Line in the World Award

    Norwegian Cruise Line Wins Worst Cruise Line in the World Award
    It's been a while since I awarded my "Worst Cruise Line in the World" award. Quite frankly, I became tired of giving it to Carnival and Royal Caribbean every month.  But a reader of Cruise Law News just sent me a story of little…
  • Jul 23

    Cruise Ship Safety Hearing: Senator Rockefeller Demands Accountability From Cruise Line

    Cruise Ship Safety Hearing: Senator Rockefeller Demands Accountability From Cruise Line
    At the hearing today before Senator John (Jay) Rockefeller regarding “The Cruise Passenger Protection Act (S.1340): Improving Consumer Protections for Cruise Passengers," three women told the committee their horrific experiences on…
  • Jul 22

    Bad Medical Care, Lack of Accountability, Plague Cruise Industry

    Bad Medical Care, Lack of Accountability, Plague Cruise Industry
    One of the dangers which cruise passengers face is incompetent medical care provided by non-U.S. doctors and nurses. And when these go wrong in the high seas, most cruise passengers don't realize that the cruise lines are not legally…
Rank this Week: 154

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Businessman Pleads Guilty to Loan Fraud

    Businessman Pleads Guilty to Loan Fraud
    Donald Keith Goff, 66, Laguna Niguel, California, has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to a series of fraud schemes that include one in which he worked with his criminal defense attorney to fraudulently apply for millions of dollars…
  • Jul 23

    4 Arrested for Alleged Short Sale Fraud Scheme

    4 Arrested for Alleged Short Sale Fraud Scheme
    Sofia Atias, 44, Great Neck, New York, Joseph Atias, 50, Great Neck, Nicholas A. Pellegrini, 51, Garden City, New York, and Paula Berckhoff, 34, Garden City, have been charged with bank fraud and conspiracy for allegedly defrauding Bank of…
  • Jul 22

    Bogus Loan Modification Scammers Arrested

    Bogus Loan Modification Scammers Arrested
    Samuel Paul Bain, aka Paul Bain, 35, Tustin, California, an owner and principal of the businesses, Aminullah Sarpas, aka Amin Sarpas and David Sarpas, 32, Irvine, California, also an owner and principal of the businesses, Damon Grant…
Rank this Week: 3

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jul 24

    Spencer v Taylor – section 21 new

    Spencer v Taylor – section 21 new
    The Appellant tenant in Spencer v Taylor [2013] EWCA Civ 1600 (our note here) has had permission to appeal to the Supreme Court refused, on the grounds that it did not raise an arguable point of law. This means that the Court of Appeal…
  • Jul 22

    Pyrrhic victory corner: Costs on appeal from a small claim

    Pyrrhic victory corner: Costs on appeal from a small claim
    Akhtar v Boland [2014] EWCA Civ 943 Just a quick note on this one, after a conversation with a colleague reminded me I hadn’t written it up. The details of the case need not detain us, it was a PI case which had been allocated to the…
  • Jul 19

    Trouble out west

    Trouble out west
    In O’Brien v Bristol CC [2014] EWHC 2423 (Admin) [heard at the RCJ instead of in the Bristol admin court?  Not on Bailii yet but we have seen a transcript], a range of issues arose out of the council’s decision to seek…
Rank this Week: 565

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, July 24, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, July 24, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines for Thursday, July 24, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter: European Court Rules Against Poland Over Secret CIA Jail  Provincial jails clogged with legally innocent Canadians - Canada - CBC…
  • Jul 23

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Here are the leading legal headlines for Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter: Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII  CBC, Star head to court to seek access to Omar Khadr Showdown at the Supreme…
  • Jul 22

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines for Tuesday, July 22, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter: Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez say attorney-client court chat was broadcast on Web  Pathways Update: Articling Reporting Tool…
Rank this Week: 107

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    What the Numbers Tell Us About How State Courts Apply the Unconscionability Doctrine to Arbitration Agreement

    What the Numbers Tell Us About How State Courts Apply the Unconscionability Doctrine to Arbitration Agreement
    Susan Landrum, Director of the Office of Academic Achievement at the Savannah Law School, has published Much Ado About Nothing?: What the Numbers Tell Us About How State Courts Apply the Unconscionability Doctrine to Arbitration Agreements,…
  • Jul 22

    Three Surveys Offering New Insights into ADR Practice

    Three Surveys Offering New Insights into ADR Practice
    Professor Thomas Stipanowich recently published information regarding three major surveys conducted by the The Straus Institute’s Theory-to-Practice Research Project that produced a wide array of new information on arbitrator and…
  • Jul 21

    Does Mediation Still Promote Settlement?

    Does Mediation Still Promote Settlement?
    Experienced and well-renowned mediator, Jeffery Krivis, just posted an article on the current role of mediation in achieving efficient and cost-effective settlements entitled The Settlement Drift. Check it out!
Rank this Week: 115

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    Zoldan on the Ex Post Facto Clause

    Zoldan on the Ex Post Facto Clause
    Evan C. Zoldan, University of Toledo College of Law, has posted The "Professional" Meaning of the Ex Post Facto Clauses.  Here is the abstract:Since its decision in Calder v. Bull, the Supreme Court has held consistently that the Ex Post…
  • Jul 23

    Call for Submissions: No Foundation

    Call for Submissions: No Foundation
    No Foundations ("an interdisciplinary journal of law and justice")has issued the following call for submissions:No Foundations is an international peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing interdisciplinary legal scholarship of the …
  • Jul 23

    Distinguished Historians Win National Humanities Medal

    Distinguished Historians Win National Humanities Medal
    President Obama recently announced the 2013 winners of the National Humanities Medal. The medals recognize those whose work has “deepened the nation’s understanding of the humanities, broadened our citizens’ engagement with…
Rank this Week: 70

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
  • Jul 24

    Cyclospora Food Poisoning Outbreak Hit

    Cyclospora Food Poisoning Outbreak Hit
    The FDA, CDC and state health officials are investigating an outbreak of Cyclospora food poisoning (cyclosporiasis) that has sickened 125 people in 13 states. Health officials are still trying to determine the source (or sources) of these…
  • Jul 21

    E. coli Lawsuit vs. Minnesota Applebee

    E. coli Lawsuit vs. Minnesota Applebee
    Apple Minnesota LLC has been sued in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota in connection with an outbreak of E. coli O111 that has sickened 15 people in the state and garnered the attention of the national Centers for Disease…
  • Jul 17

    Q&A: Minnesota Applebees E. coli Lawsuit

    Q&A: Minnesota Applebees E. coli Lawsuit
    Minnesota E. coli lawyers at PritzkerOlsen bring lawsuits on behalf of victims, including those sickened in the current  Applebee's E. coli O111 outbreak confirmed by the Minnesota Department of Health. Contact staff attorneys…
Rank this Week: 353

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Jul 24

    Groundhog Day at the Rent Guidelines Board: Part 8, “How the duck did this happen?”

    Groundhog Day at the Rent Guidelines Board: Part 8, “How the duck did this happen?”
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 7 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6.] By:David A. Smith Phil: Do you know what today is? Rita: No, what? Phil: Today is tomorrow. It happened. – Groundhog Day Candidate…
  • Jul 23

    Groundhog Day at the Rent Guidelines Board: Part 7, “Some of it dirty”

    Groundhog Day at the Rent Guidelines Board: Part 7, “Some of it dirty”
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 6 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5.] By:David A. Smith Phil: There is no way that this winter is *ever* going to end as long as this groundhog keeps seeing his shadow. I don’t…
  • Jul 22

    Groundhog Day at the Rent Guidelines Board: Part 6, “A different situation by law”

    Groundhog Day at the Rent Guidelines Board: Part 6, “A different situation by law”
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 5 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4.] By:David A. Smith Phil: You want a prediction about the weather, you’re asking the wrong Phil. I’ll give you a winter prediction: It’s…
Rank this Week: 298

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
  • Jul 24

    Pennsylvania Workers Compensation- Work Injury Lawyer- Scranton Moosic Pa.

    Pennsylvania Workers Compensation- Work Injury Lawyer- Scranton Moosic Pa.
    Question- I was hurt at work a few months ago. I was out for a while but I just went back to light duty work. My current earnings are less than they were when I was injured. Am I entitled to anything for that? Answer: If you return to…
  • Jul 24

    DEP Underfunded and Short Staffed in Overseeing Marsellus Shale Natural Gas Boom

    DEP Underfunded and Short Staffed in Overseeing Marsellus Shale Natural Gas Boom
    In a lengthy report reviewing the Department of Environment and its performance regulating the Marcellus Shale Natural gas boom from 2008 through 2012, the Pennsylvania Auditor General found what most people already knew—Pennsylvania…
  • Jul 23

    Truck Accidents And How They Affect You If Involved

    Truck Accidents And How They Affect You If Involved
    Big rigs have the lion’s share of freight transport in the United States. Millions of trucks hit the road every year, delivering food, raw materials for manufacturers and household goods. Even though it is possible for automobiles and…
Rank this Week: 873

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    Court of Appeals revives Fair Housing Act claim

    Court of Appeals revives Fair Housing Act claim
    This housing discrimination case alleges that a senior citizens' mobile home community discriminated against an elderly couple by denying them a chance to live there because of their disabled son. The district court dismissed the claims…
  • Jul 22

    Plaintiff alleges Title VII national origin discrimination claim

    Plaintiff alleges Title VII national origin discrimination claim
    The Court of Appeals does not often reinstate discrimination complaints following dismissal in the district court, but it does so in this race and national origin discrimination case brought against a Japanese company that operated a…
  • Jul 21

    Serving two masters under Title VII

    Serving two masters under Title VII
    The old saying is that you can't serve two masters. But you can. Under Title VII, you can sue your immediate employer as well as another entity that also controls your employment. They are both on the hook for an unlawful employment practice…
Rank this Week: 867