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www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

Covers immigration topics in the United States.By SGM Law Firm.

http://www.immi-usa.com/immigration-news/
  • Feb 23

    EB-2 vs EB-3 | Requirements, Processing Time and Priority Date

    EB-2 vs EB-3 | Requirements, Processing Time and Priority Date
     EB-2 and EB-3 are two types of “Employment-Based” green card categories. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) grants these visas to foreign nationals depending on their degrees, professional skills,…
  • Feb 21

    Can an H1B Holder Start A Business?

    Can an H1B Holder Start A Business?
    Because the H-1B visa is in such high demand due to its versatility and dual intent, the USCIS has placed strict rules concerning the nature of a visa applicant’s work. While it’s common knowledge that a foreign professional needs…
  • Feb 16

    H1B Visa Request for Evidence (RFE) | SGM Law Group Success Story

    H1B Visa Request for Evidence (RFE) | SGM Law Group Success Story
    Two weeks. That was how much time one consulting company had left when they came to us with a very puzzling H-1B request for evidence concerning one of their employees. In the world of immigration law, two weeks is hardly … Continue…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 23

    Partisan Political Arguments in the Workplace

    Partisan Political Arguments in the Workplace
    The U.S. 2016 presidential election and post-election is causing much debate, criticism, and protest outside of America. Canadians have actively participated in public marches and protests in response to Trump’s comments and proposed…
  • Feb 23

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Crawford on Fake News in Canada

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Crawford on Fake News in Canada
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Feb 23

    #HackJustice

    #HackJustice
    In his February 3rd, 2017, Slaw article entitled “Build, Baby Build”, Colin Lachance describes his experience of having individuals share with and seek his advice on building some “app/service/tool that could very well make…
Rank this Week: 42

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Feb 23

    3 Count: Screener Door

    3 Count: Screener Door
    Warner Bros. settles lawsuit over leaked Oscar screeners, Kim Dotcom vows to sue the New Zealand government and Hamilton creators settle merch lawsuit. The post 3 Count: Screener Door appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Feb 22

    3 Count: Making Argument

    3 Count: Making Argument
    Web host Steadfast wins dismissal of lawsuit against them, Vimeo asks Supreme Court to not hear appeal and Copyright Alliance backs Oracle vs. Google. The post 3 Count: Making Arguments appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Feb 21

    Who Holds the Copyright to an Essay Mill Paper?

    Who Holds the Copyright to an Essay Mill Paper?
    When students buy papers off of essay mill sites, they are paying for an easy grade. However, are they also getting the copyright to the work? The post Who Holds the Copyright to an Essay Mill Paper? appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
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Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Feb 23

    Gugliuzza & La Belle on the Patent Venue Statute

    Gugliuzza & La Belle on the Patent Venue Statute
    Paul Gugliuzza and Megan La Belle have posted on SSRN a draft of their article, The Patently Unexceptional Venue Statute, which will be published in the American University Law Review. Here’s the abstract: Legal doctrines developed by the…
  • Feb 22

    Academic Commentary on the Pending Class Action Bill

    Academic Commentary on the Pending Class Action Bill
    From the Mass Tort Litigation Blog comes this list of academic commentary on the so-called "Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act," H.R. 985: John Coffee (Columbia) Howard Erichson (Fordham) Myriam Gilles (Cardozo) Elizabeth…
  • Feb 22

    Grossi on The Claim

    Grossi on The Claim
    Simona Grossi has posted on SSRN a draft of her article, The Claim. Here’s the abstract: I felt compelled to write this article when I realized that our law interpreters and reformers lack an understanding of the meaning and role...
Rank this Week: 113

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/
  • Feb 23

    Bruner on "Center-Left Politics and Corporate Governance: What Is the 'Progressive' Agenda?"

    Bruner on "Center-Left Politics and Corporate Governance: What Is the 'Progressive' Agenda?"
    Christopher Bruner has posted Center-Left Politics and Corporate Governance: What Is the 'Progressive' Agenda? on SSRN. You can download the paper here. Here is the abstract: For as long as corporations have existed, debates have persisted…
  • Feb 22

    Business Headline

    Business Headline
    Here is a rundown of recent business news headlines: The Yahoo/Verizon deal takes a $350M haircut to compensate for Yahoo data security breaches in 2013 and 2014. The Snapchat parent company, SNAP, scheduled blockbuster IPO ($20-23B) is…
  • Feb 21

    Finally -- Moot Court Meets Transactional Law

    Finally -- Moot Court Meets Transactional Law
    Later this week, I will be on the road to Los Angeles to take one of our teams to a LawMeet Transactional competition. The competition is described as follows: The National Transactional LawMeet is the premier “moot court” experience…
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The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Feb 23

    Who Bleeds When the Wolves Bite?

    Who Bleeds When the Wolves Bite?
    Leo E. Strine, Jr., Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, the Austin Wakeman Scott Lecturer on Law and a Senior Fellow of the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance, recently issued an essay that is forthcoming in…
  • Feb 23

    A Broader Perspective on Corporate Governance in Litigation

    A Broader Perspective on Corporate Governance in Litigation
    Corporate governance issues often figure prominently in litigation, but the issues raised typically have a narrow focus. Disputes most often build on the formal legal skeleton of corporate governance created by the state’s…
  • Feb 23

    Related Investing: Corporate Ownership and Capital Mobilization During Early Industrialization

    Related Investing: Corporate Ownership and Capital Mobilization During Early Industrialization
    Family businesses and concentrated ownership have been the norm across time and place. Business historians like Alfred Chandler have noted these patterns with disapproval, attributing the decline of European industrial dominance in part…
Rank this Week: 572

Lemon Law Blawg

Lemon Law Blawg

Features motor vehicle and lemon law issues, news and updates. By Ronald Burdge.

http://ohiolemonlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    From CARS - How to Buy a Used Car (and Not Get Burned)

    From CARS - How to Buy a Used Car (and Not Get Burned)
     How to Buy a Used Car  TOP ELEVEN TIPS FOR BUYING A USED CARWith a big tip of the hat to our good friend, Rosemary Shahan, Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety, CARS, has a great guide on how to buy a used car, with some…
  • Nov 11

    On Veteran's Day, a Reminder to Thank a Vet You Know

    On Veteran's Day, a Reminder to Thank a Vet You Know
    Every Veterans Day we pause to remember those who served and to reflect on the meaning of this day by republishing an article we wrote several years ago, a thankful tribute to all the veterans who have served over the generations. The true…
  • May 26

    A Farmer's Son, Those He Helped in Wartime, Those Who Never Came Back. Remember the Day

    A Farmer's Son, Those He Helped in Wartime, Those Who Never Came Back. Remember the Day
    Every Memorial Day we pause to remember and thank those who gave their all so that all of us could have the life we have in this country. We also pause to remember those who served and to reflect on the meaning of this Memorial day by…
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Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    Priorities, CPS reform and crime

    Priorities, CPS reform and crime
    This blog focuses on the criminal-justice system itself and Grits spends little time on other, related areas of government whose failures contribute to crime and hopelessness. There are those who think the ultimate solution to criminality is…
  • Feb 22

    Texas innocence compensation still looks pretty good (compared to Kansas)

    Texas innocence compensation still looks pretty good (compared to Kansas)
    Nice to see that Texas' compensation statute for exonerees remains an aspirational standard for other states. The Kansas Legislature is considering a bill setting compensation levels at $80,000 per year, following Texas' example. A newspaper…
  • Feb 21

    Reduce technical revocations to cut prison admissions, cost

    Reduce technical revocations to cut prison admissions, cost
    Let's delve further into the Government Effectiveness and Efficiency Report prepared biennially by the Legislative Budget Board, in particular on the topic of "Estimated net costs of technical revocations from community supervision and…
Rank this Week: 54

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Feb 23

    PTAB: A written decision on “every claim challenged”

    PTAB: A written decision on “every claim challenged”
    SAS Institute v. Lee (Supreme Court 2017) New petition for writ of certiorari from SAS asks the following question: Does 35 U.S.C. § 318(a), which provides that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in an inter partes review “shall…
  • Feb 22

    Life Tech v. Promega: Supreme Court Limits Contributory Liability for Export

    Life Tech v. Promega: Supreme Court Limits Contributory Liability for Export
    Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. (Supreme Court 2017) In a largely-unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court has ruled that the “supply of a single component of a multicomponent invention for manufacture abroad does not give rise to…
  • Feb 21

    For CBM Review: _Claims_ Must be Directed to Financial Service

    For CBM Review: _Claims_ Must be Directed to Financial Service
    by Dennis Crouch This case represents an important decision limiting the scope of Covered Business Method reviews.  However, its short consideration of agency-deference leaves it open to further challenge.  Secure Axcess v. PNC…
Rank this Week: 426

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 347

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 539

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    BALCA on Travel Requirements and Multi-Position Notices of Filing

    BALCA on Travel Requirements and Multi-Position Notices of Filing
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently affirmed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for several “Software Engineer” positions. Upon evaluating an Employer’s…
  • Feb 22

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE (end 1st half) – 2/9/17

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE (end 1st half) – 2/9/17
    The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs. There is a cap limit of 33,000 for the first half of the fiscal year and 33,000…
  • Feb 21

    Plight of the Undocumented Immigrants – Weekly List of Top News Stories!

    Plight of the Undocumented Immigrants – Weekly List of Top News Stories!
    List of Top News Stories from the last week pointing out the plight of Undocumented Immigrants: El Paso Times, 3/15/17: ICE detains alleged domestic violence victim Continue reading
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Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

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

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 81

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Feb 23

    John DiPippa Named Interim Dean Of Arkansas - Little Rock Law

    John DiPippa Named Interim Dean Of Arkansas - Little Rock Law
    Dean Emeritus John DiPippa of UA - Little Rock Law will take over as Interim Dean after Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz departs this summer. The law school will conduct a full search next year for a permanent replacement.
  • Feb 22

    University of Tennessee Conference -- Title IX: History, Legacy, and Controversy

    University of Tennessee Conference -- Title IX: History, Legacy, and Controversy
    The University of Tennessee's law school is hosting the conference, "Title IX: History, Legacy, and Controversy" on March 2 and 3, 2017 to address Title IX issues regarding athletics and education, campus sexual assault, procedural…
  • Feb 22

    Heather Gerken Named Dean Of Yale Law

    Heather Gerken Named Dean Of Yale Law
    Professor Heather Gerkin has been named the new Dean of Yale Law, effective this summer. Gerkin, who holds a JD from Michigan, joined the Yale Law faculty in 2006. She is the first woman to lead the law school.
Rank this Week: 119

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Feb 23

    South Carolina Supreme Court Provides Guidance On Reserving Right

    South Carolina Supreme Court Provides Guidance On Reserving Right
    Today, we here at Abnormal Use take a brief hiatus from the realm of product liability todiscuss a recent decision from the South Carolina Supreme Court which will significantly impact insurers doing business in the state. The case,…
  • Feb 22

    New Suit Alleges Popeyes Served Up Flesh Eating Screwworm

    New Suit Alleges Popeyes Served Up Flesh Eating Screwworm
    According to a report from the NY Daily News, Texas woman Karen Goode has filed suit against Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, alleging that the fast food chain served her a helping of flesh-eating worms. Specifically, Goode alleges that some rice…
  • Feb 17

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    The Slicing Eyeballs music blog has triumphantly returned! Matt Sebastian, its author, has decided to resurrect his famed music website. We here at Abnormal Use were longtime fans, and we’re happy to see the site back in the music…
Rank this Week: 154

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    Belgian Court Rules Kosher Slaughter Is Protected Religious Right

    Belgian Court Rules Kosher Slaughter Is Protected Religious Right
    Jerusalem Post reported yesterday that a court in Belgium has ruled that restricting kosher slaughtering of animals "excessively and unreasonably restricts freedom of religion and seriously harms the fundamental laws of human rights and…
  • Feb 23

    NJ Tax Court Says Church Had Not Stopped Using Area For Religious Purpose

    NJ Tax Court Says Church Had Not Stopped Using Area For Religious Purpose
    In Holy Trinity Baptist Church v. City of Trenton Block 26802, Lot 4, (NJ Tax Ct., Feb. 7, 2017), the New Jersey Tax Court held that the County Board of Taxation was wrong in concluding the the second floor of a church building was no…
  • Feb 23

    Settlements In Mosque's and DOJ's Suits Against Michigan City

    Settlements In Mosque's and DOJ's Suits Against Michigan City
    Detroit Free Press reported yesterday that settlements have been reached in two related lawsuits against the city of Sterling Heights, Michigan over the city's denial of Special Approval Land Use application that would have allowed the…
Rank this Week: 93

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Feb 23

    Viewing Trump's Mess from Abroad

    Viewing Trump's Mess from Abroad
    by Neil H. BuchananThe rest of the world has been looking on with a combination of bemusement and horror as Donald Trump has made the transition from cartoonish reality-TV star to even more cartoonish American president.  By all…
  • Feb 22

    A Serious Proposal to Inform the President

    A Serious Proposal to Inform the President
    by Michael DorfThe events of the last several days suggest that the Trump White House, while not exactly the fine-tuned machine that the Maximum Leader touts, is behaving a bit more professionally than in its first chaotic month. On Monday,…
  • Feb 21

    Why Should Retirement Planning be Confusing and Expensive?

    Why Should Retirement Planning be Confusing and Expensive?
    by Neil H. BuchananNotwithstanding Candidate Trump's promises not to cut Social Security, his enablers in the Republican Party have long salivated at the idea of privatizing our retirement system.  Given the utter chaos of the…
Rank this Week: 233

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    STATE ATTORNEY INVESTITURE TODAY!

    STATE ATTORNEY INVESTITURE TODAY!
    It's not a Trump-ian inauguration, and we are sure that Kathy Fernandez-Rundle will not obsess over the size of the turnout, but today is the swearing in of our State Attorney, and all of her assistant state attorneys. So if you want to…
  • Feb 22

    SCORECARD

    SCORECARD
    As any long-suffering Cubs fan occupying chambers on the second floor of the REGJB would tell you, you can't tell the players without a scorecard. It's that time of year again, when a new judge's fancy turns to dreams of.... "Judge ___of…
  • Feb 21

    CAPTION CONTEST

    CAPTION CONTEST
    A riddle: How do you know it's Monday in the good ol REGJB? Answer: They are fixing the escalators!Except it's Tuesday- but Monday court's are closed. Caption contest: Add caption to picture:We'll start:"Fred, I still can't…
Rank this Week: 71

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Feb 23

    Randazza Resoundingly Wins First Amendment Case

    Randazza Resoundingly Wins First Amendment Case
    The latest successful case of Marc Randazza was highlighted on Pissed Consumer. Check out the blog post to discover the details of First Amendment case where Dr. Steven Novella [Mr. Randazza’s client] was sued for sharing his opinions…
  • Oct 23

    Paralegal / Legal Secretary Job

    Paralegal / Legal Secretary Job
    Randazza Legal Group needs another paralegal / legal secretary. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic about working for a firm that does First Amendment Law and international intellectual property law. Candidates must be in Las…
  • Oct 23

    Associate Attorney Position

    Associate Attorney Position
    Randazza Legal Group is looking for an associate attorney with 1-5 years of experience, but others will be considered. Should you apply?  Will you do no harm to the First Amendment, nor through inaction allow harm to come to the First…
Rank this Week: 547

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/
  • Feb 23

    Could There Be Free Speech for Electronic Sheep?

    Could There Be Free Speech for Electronic Sheep?
    Toni M. Massaro, Helen L. Norton & Margot E. Kaminski, Siri-ously 2.0: What Artificial Intelligence Reveals about the First Amendment, Minn. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Ann BartowThe goal of “Strong Artificial…
  • Feb 22

    The Impact of Business Courts (Outside of Delaware)

    The Impact of Business Courts (Outside of Delaware)
    Jens Dammann, Business Courts and Firm Performance (U. Tex. Research Paper No. 564, 2017), available at SSRN.Omari SimmonsProfessor Jens Dammann’s paper titled Business Courts and Firm Performance is a bold attempt to answer a vexing…
  • Feb 21

    (Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About Class Action

    (Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About Class Action
    John C. Coffee, Jr., Entrepreneurial Litigation: Its Rise, Fall, and Future (2015).Alexandra D. LahavWith the advent of the new administration, aggregate litigation is under attack again. As of this writing new legislation aimed at limiting…
Rank this Week: 282

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Feb 23

    Welcome to the Blogosphere, Lawfire!

    Welcome to the Blogosphere, Lawfire!
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Apparently, being named Charles and having vast military experience is all the rage in the blogosphere these days. Last week I mentioned Charles Blanchard’s new blog. And this week…
  • Feb 21

    “We’re on the Air!” Michael Flynn, Sergey Kislyak and the Paradoxes of Diplomatic Immunitie

    “We’re on the Air!” Michael Flynn, Sergey Kislyak and the Paradoxes of Diplomatic Immunitie
    by Mohamed Helal by Mohamed Helal [Dr. Mohamed Helal is an Assistant Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law & Affiliated Faculty, Mershon Center for International Security Studies – The Ohio State University. From 2002-2003 Dr.…
  • Feb 20

    Introducing the Second Multi-Blog Series on the Updated Geneva Conventions Commentarie

    Introducing the Second Multi-Blog Series on the Updated Geneva Conventions Commentarie
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Last March, the ICRC released an updated Commentary on the First Geneva Convention of 1949 (GCI), the first installment of six new Commentaries aimed at bringing the interpretation of the Geneva…
Rank this Week: 505

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 23

    Gorsuch nomination roundup

    Gorsuch nomination roundup
    More on the nominee, starting with a Washington Post profile: How to read last year’s Garland precedent? [David Post, Jonathan Adler] Gorsuch “consistently applied established First Amendment protections” [Adam Liptak, New…
  • Feb 22

    Civics 101 podcast: “How to Amend the Constitution”

    Civics 101 podcast: “How to Amend the Constitution”
    I joined Virginia Prescott for episode 4 of the interesting Civics 101 podcast series, hosted by New Hampshire Public Radio, this one covering the Article V constitutional amendment process. You can also find it at NPR and AudioBoom.…
  • Feb 22

    February 22 roundup

    February 22 roundup
    “Freedom of Association Takes Another Hit” as Washington high court rules against florist Barronelle Stutzman [Roger Pilon, Ilya Shapiro, earlier] Aside from chipping away at the rule of law, job preservation via presidential…
Rank this Week: 25

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 103

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

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

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Feb 23

    Activism: Wachtell on Hedge Funds & Other Activist

    Activism: Wachtell on Hedge Funds & Other Activist
    Wachtell Lipton recently published its annual memo on dealing with hedge funds & other activists. Although assets managed by activist hedge funds declined somewhat in 2016, there are still more than 100 hedge funds currently engaged…
  • Feb 22

    Doing the Right Thing: M&A & The Limits of Contract Right

    Doing the Right Thing: M&A & The Limits of Contract Right
    This article from Prof. Lawrence Cunningham makes a point that most M&A lawyers probably would agree with – there are often very important parts of a business deal that can’t be completely reduced to…
  • Feb 21

    Antitrust: FTC Merger Remedy Study

    Antitrust: FTC Merger Remedy Study
    This Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer memo addresses the findings of the FTC’s Merger Remedy Study.  Here’s the intro: On February 3, 2017, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) released the findings of its…
Rank this Week: 759

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/
  • Feb 23

    A united approach – Counsel

    A united approach – Counsel
    ‘HHJ Simon Drew QC and Lynda Gibbs explain why the pan-profession s 28 and ‘advocacy and the vulnerable’ training – being delivered to over 14,000 criminal advocates over the next two years – heralds a sea…
  • Feb 23

    Regulators should recognise that drivers cannot be expected to stay in-the-loop in highly autonomous vehicles – Technology Law Update

    Regulators should recognise that drivers cannot be expected to stay in-the-loop in highly autonomous vehicles – Technology Law Update
    ‘The UK Government’s response to last year’s consultation on driverless cars concluded that the current approach of rolling regulatory reform was the right one, giving the flexibility to adapt to technological change and…
  • Feb 23

    Banns of marriage – their development and future – Law & Religion UK

    Banns of marriage – their development and future – Law & Religion UK
    ‘The legal requirement to read banns for couples intending to marry in church services was considered by members of the Church of England General Synod on 14 February 2017. Though Synod rejected moves that sought to end this…
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Feb 23

    National Health Care Decisions Day 2017

    National Health Care Decisions Day 2017
    Florida State University's Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine & Law and Big Bend Hospice have announced that they are co-sponsoring a National Healthcare Decisions Day on Thursday April 20, 2017 from 5-7:30 p.m. The event…
  • Feb 23

    North Carolina Appeals Ct Declines to Recognize Pre-Death Cause of Action for Tortious Interference with Expectancy

    North Carolina Appeals Ct Declines to Recognize Pre-Death Cause of Action for Tortious Interference with Expectancy
    An interesting decision addressing standing issues arising in the context of a family battle over an 87-year old parent's assets was issued by the North Carolina Court of Appeals on February 21, 2017. In Hauser v Hauser, the court nicely...
  • Feb 22

    Fundamentals of Special Needs Planning webinar

    Fundamentals of Special Needs Planning webinar
    Registration is now open for Stetson's annual Fundamentals of Special Needs Planning webinar (full disclosure, I'm the conference chair) scheduled for May 5, 2017. Topics include : Becoming a SNT Administrator A Primer on Tax When Making…
Rank this Week: 319

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
  • Feb 23

    The Client Relationship Meeting

    The Client Relationship Meeting
    Lawyers have a lot of communication with their clients. But the vast majority of interaction tends to be related to specific matters — requesting some information, reporting on the status of a file, scheduling something, checking on a…
  • Feb 23

    The Client Relationship Meeting

    The Client Relationship Meeting
    Lawyers have a lot of communication with their clients. But the vast majority of interaction tends to be related to specific matters — requesting some information, reporting on the status of a file, scheduling something, checking on a…
  • Feb 22

    Eight Ways Shy Lawyers Can Find Mentor

    Eight Ways Shy Lawyers Can Find Mentor
    I have always considered myself an introvert. I always admire those individuals who show no restraint as their laughter booms across the room, or who talk excitedly to someone they have just met. But, alas, that has never been me. As such, I…
Rank this Week: 254

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Feb 23

    The Client Relationship Meeting

    The Client Relationship Meeting
    Lawyers have a lot of communication with their clients. But the vast majority of interaction tends to be related to specific matters — requesting some information, reporting on the status of a file, scheduling something, checking on a…
  • Feb 23

    The Client Relationship Meeting

    The Client Relationship Meeting
    Lawyers have a lot of communication with their clients. But the vast majority of interaction tends to be related to specific matters — requesting some information, reporting on the status of a file, scheduling something, checking on a…
  • Feb 22

    Eight Ways Shy Lawyers Can Find Mentor

    Eight Ways Shy Lawyers Can Find Mentor
    I have always considered myself an introvert. I always admire those individuals who show no restraint as their laughter booms across the room, or who talk excitedly to someone they have just met. But, alas, that has never been me. As such, I…
Rank this Week: 483

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/
  • Feb 23

    Court Finds Promissory Notes Are Not Securitie

    Court Finds Promissory Notes Are Not Securitie
    Yesterday’s post concerned the Court of Appeal’s decision in People v. Black, 2017 Cal. App. LEXIS 130 (Cal. App. 6th Dist. Feb. 16, 2017).  The case involved the criminal prosecution of an individual for making false…
  • Feb 22

    Silver Hills Doesn’t Mute Howey

    Silver Hills Doesn’t Mute Howey
    Anyone who has studied securities regulation since 1946 should be familiar with the U.S. Supreme Court’s definition of a “security” as enunciated by Justice Frank Murphy in S.E.C. v. Howey Co., 328 U.S. 293…
  • Feb 21

    What Do You Know? Bill Proposes To Eliminate Scienter

    What Do You Know? Bill Proposes To Eliminate Scienter
    Corporations Code Section 25401 is California’s basic securities antifraud statute: It is unlawful for any person to offer or sell a security in this state, or to buy or offer to buy a security in this state, by means of any written or…
Rank this Week: 787

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Feb 23

    Non-Custodial Parents and Child Welfare Case

    Non-Custodial Parents and Child Welfare Case
    When a custodial parent is involved in a child welfare proceeding, child welfare workers may turn to the non-custodial parent to identify a placement for the child.
  • Feb 22

    Why Thinking Like CPS Can Help You Get Your Child Back

    Why Thinking Like CPS Can Help You Get Your Child Back
    Some parents make the mistake of refusing to cooperate with the DCP&P. This is often misguided. In actuality, thinking like the DCP&P and cooperating when necessary can help you get your child back sooner.
  • Feb 21

    What Should I Do When My Child Is Temporarily Placed in Foster Care?

    What Should I Do When My Child Is Temporarily Placed in Foster Care?
    When your child is in foster care, he or she will be under the care of his or her foster parents. Although you no longer will be able to care for your child on a day-to-day basis, there are many things you can do to remain involved in your…
Rank this Week: 971

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
  • Feb 23

    Singapore Government-linked Company Faces Criticism for its Termination of Employee

    Singapore Government-linked Company Faces Criticism for its Termination of Employee
    Last month, 54 employees of a Singapore Government-linked company, Surbana Jurong, were terminated from employment. A local newspaper, Today, reported that the Group Chief Executive of Surbana had sent a firm-wide email explaining the…
  • Feb 22

    Key employment law developments expected during 2017 in Québec

    Key employment law developments expected during 2017 in Québec
    In the course of the year, it will be interesting to see how the Government of Québec will deal with pay equity matters. In an important decision issued last October, the Québec Court of Appeal declared that several sections of…
  • Feb 21

    Key employment law developments expected during 2017

    Key employment law developments expected during 2017
    2017 has started with the issuance of important rulings from the Constitutional Court, regarding special protection of stability for: (i) employees close to retirement, and (ii) for the mates of women who are unemployed and expecting a child.…
Rank this Week: 710

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/
  • Feb 23

    Social media for lawyers is about giving, not distribution and attention

    Social media for lawyers is about giving, not distribution and attention
    The more I use social media, the more convinced I am that social media is not about distribution of your content nor garnering traffic to your website or blog. Especially when it comes to a lawyer’s or law firm’s best …
  • Feb 19

    Snapchat for lawyers — is it really happening?

    Snapchat for lawyers — is it really happening?
    Law firms using Snapchat for publishing commentary and engaging their audience. Sounds a little crazy, but so did law firms using Twitter for sharing news in 140 characters just five years ago. Snapchat, an image messaging and multimedia…
  • Feb 14

    Ten Blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    Ten Blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Happy Valentines Day! If you are in search of a perfect last minute gift for him or her, make sure to check out lexblog.com (mostly joking). Since our last “New to the Network” post, we have welcomed two new …
Rank this Week: 17

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    David Smith at the Landlord Law Conference 2017

    David Smith at the Landlord Law Conference 2017
    David Smith – who is fast becoming THE go-to expert on landlord and tenant issues, has always been one one of the most popular speakers at our Conferences. As you probably know, David is a solicitor and partner in the legal 500 law firm…
  • Feb 21

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 7 – partie

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 7 – partie
    The Parties to the tenancy agreement These are the landlord and the tenant. And perhaps in some cases, the guarantor (although guarantors are looked at later). Perhaps the most important thing to say is that when you are writing the names of…
  • Feb 20

    The five top mistakes made by landlords in possession proceedings and how to avoid them

    The five top mistakes made by landlords in possession proceedings and how to avoid them
    I was contacted by a landlord recently who was trying to evict his tenant. He was obviously in serious problems as his tenant had put forward various defences which were going to make the case complex and time-consuming. He ended by saying…
Rank this Week: 727

Afro-IP

Afro-IP

Covers African intellectual property news and views.

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    SABC v Via : Freedom of Expression and Copyright in SA

    SABC v Via : Freedom of Expression and Copyright in SA
    One minute read The SABC asserted a copyright infringement and contractual claim over a documentary that it had commissioned from Via and paid for, and had never aired, against Via. Via defended arguing that it had a right under freedom of…
  • Feb 20

    Nigeria's approved society of collectors still limited, for the time being

    Nigeria's approved society of collectors still limited, for the time being
    Does an exclusive licensee of copyright works [Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria Limited] have the right to exercise property rights in such works outside of and notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 17 and 39 of Copyright Act 2004,…
  • Feb 20

    Putting a price on creativity- Nigerian musos insist on their right

    Putting a price on creativity- Nigerian musos insist on their right
    The African music scene is thriving and popular artists are set to share in a projected R309 million annual earning in 2019 on digital formats alone.While artists on the continent compose lyrics to feed avid consumers, watchdogs are having to…
Rank this Week: 569

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Feb 22

    Ready Pac recalls 30 tons of salad; Listeria risk in cheese

    Ready Pac recalls 30 tons of salad; Listeria risk in cheese
    Ready Pac Foods Inc. is recalling almost 30 tons of single-serve salad bowls because they contain cheese that the lead company’s supplier has recalled because of Listeria monocytogenes. The 59,225 pounds of Ready Pac’s “Puro…
  • Feb 22

    Second dairy – Cozy Vale Creamery – pulls raw milk for E. coli

    Second dairy – Cozy Vale Creamery – pulls raw milk for E. coli
    For the second time this month unpasteurized raw milk is being pulled from retail dairy cases in Washington because of E. coli contamination. This time it’s Cozy Vale Creamery of Tenino, WA. The Washington State Department of…
  • Feb 22

    State confirms E. coli in more raw milk from Pride & Joy

    State confirms E. coli in more raw milk from Pride & Joy
    It is unclear whether Pride & Joy Creamery will expand its current recall of unpasteurized raw milk now that state officials have revealed additional positive test results for E. coli in the dairy’s milk. On Feb. 8, the Toppenish,…
Rank this Week: 116

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Feb 22

    Multan a supermercado de emirato por vender chicharrone

    Multan a supermercado de emirato por vender chicharrone
    En la ciudad de Khor Fakkan, que pertenece al emirato de Sharjah, Emiratos Árabes Unidos, se ha iniciado investigación a una tienda de abarrotes que exhibía en anaqueles bolsas de chicharrones, alimento cuya venta…
  • Feb 22

    Demanda a esposa por haber usado embrión congelado sin autorización

    Demanda a esposa por haber usado embrión congelado sin autorización
    Ante la Corte de Distrito de Osaka, Japón, un hombre de más de 40 años, presentó una demanda en contra de su esposa por haberse implantado sin su consentimiento un óvulo fecundado congelado y haber dado a…
  • Feb 22

    Acusan de blasfemia en Dinamarca a quien quemó el Corán

    Acusan de blasfemia en Dinamarca a quien quemó el Corán
    Por primera vez en 46 años, el fiscal general de Dinamarca decide hacer uso de las leyes que castigan la blasfemia y procesar a un sujeto que se filmó quemando una copia del Corán, libro sagrado de los musulmanes.
Rank this Week: 806

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
  • Feb 22

    Whistleblower Agrees To Split Fees In $785M Pfizer FCA Deal

    Whistleblower Agrees To Split Fees In $785M Pfizer FCA Deal
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On November 29, 2016, Dr. William LaCorte, M.D., a whistleblowing physician in Metairie, Louisiana, helped win a $785 million False Claims Act…
  • Feb 19

    Forest Labs Agree to Pay $38 Million Settlement to End Whistle Blower’s FCA Suit

    Forest Labs Agree to Pay $38 Million Settlement to End Whistle Blower’s FCA Suit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 15, 2016, Forest Laboratories agreed to pay $38 million to resolve a whistle blower’s False Claims Act (FCA) suit involving…
  • Feb 12

    South Florida Hospital Agrees To Pay $12 Million To Settle FCA Claim

    South Florida Hospital Agrees To Pay $12 Million To Settle FCA Claim
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 7, 2016, a Miami-area hospital will pay the federal government about $12 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False…
Rank this Week: 307

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 22

    Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. (2017)

    Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. (2017)
    By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier today, in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp., the Supreme Court reversed a determination by the Federal Circuit that there are circumstances in which a party may be liable under § 271(f)(1) for supplying…
  • Feb 20

    Guest Post -- The Emergent Microbiome: A Revolution for the Life Sciences -- Part X, The Big Data Component

    Guest Post -- The Emergent Microbiome: A Revolution for the Life Sciences -- Part X, The Big Data Component
    By Nicholas Vincent* and Anthony D. Sabatelli** -- Research into the human microbiome has resulted in such unprecedented amounts of data that challenges related to both interpretation and management have emerged. Somewhat paradoxically,…
  • Feb 19

    Xilinx, Inc. v. Papst Licensing GmbH & Co. KG (Fed. Cir. 2017)

    Xilinx, Inc. v. Papst Licensing GmbH & Co. KG (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    Personal Jurisdiction Exists Due to Warning Letters and Prior Litigations in Forum By Joseph Herndon -- Establishing personal jurisdiction in the United States over a company operating in a foreign country can be difficult. How does a U.S.…
Rank this Week: 160

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Motorcycle Crash On Chicago’s North Michigan Avenue

    Motorcycle Crash On Chicago’s North Michigan Avenue
    There was a motorcycle accident Tuesday night (February 21, 2017) on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago. According to Chicago Police, the crash happened shortly before 11:00 p.m., and involved a motorcycle “running a red light”…
  • Feb 21

    Motorcycle Crash In New Lenox

    Motorcycle Crash In New Lenox
    Riding a motorcycle after drinking alcohol – or otherwise being impaired, such as being on drugs – continues to be a leading cause of motorcycle accidents.  This has been seen in many national and Illinois motorcycle…
  • Feb 20

    Fatal Car-Motorcycle Collision In Glendale Height

    Fatal Car-Motorcycle Collision In Glendale Height
    There was a fatal motorcycle crash Monday morning (February 20, 2017) in Glendale Heights.  The crash involved a collision between a motorcycle and car. Details on the crash are somewhat limited.  The cause of the crash remains…
Rank this Week: 215

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Feb 22

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – Hawaii

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – Hawaii
    Recently I received a number of requests for states in this series. I promise I am working through all the requests in the order I received them. Up next, the Aloha State – Hawaii. An insurance carrier in Hawaii must comply with article…
  • Feb 21

    Is a Dispute Over General Contractor Overhead and Profit Appropriate for Appraisal?

    Is a Dispute Over General Contractor Overhead and Profit Appropriate for Appraisal?
    In Windridge of Naperville Condominium Association v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company,1 a federal district court in Illinois recently addressed the issue whether appraisal is appropriate to resolve a dispute over the need for a…
  • Feb 20

    Brandee Bower Expands Her Practice into New Mexico

    Brandee Bower Expands Her Practice into New Mexico
    I have entered the land of enchantment and now have a license to practice law in New Mexico! I have been handling cases there for a few years through local counsel, so I decided to obtain my license. New Mexico has some good laws for…
Rank this Week: 162

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Feb 22

    The Real Religious Liberty Deficits Right in Front of U

    The Real Religious Liberty Deficits Right in Front of U
    Marci Hamilton, a Fox Distinguished Scholar in the Fox Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania and leading church/state scholar, outlines what the United States must do to restore true religious liberty under the First Amendment,…
  • Feb 21

    In for a Pence: How Congress Can Smooth the Path for Trump’s Removal via the 25th Amendment

    In for a Pence: How Congress Can Smooth the Path for Trump’s Removal via the 25th Amendment
    Guest columnist Dean Falvy, a lecturer at the University of Washington School of Law and attorney with an international business practice, explains how Congress might be able to use the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump. Falvy…
  • Feb 19

    Did Trump’s “Muslim Ban” Talk Permanently Taint His Immigration Policy?

    Did Trump’s “Muslim Ban” Talk Permanently Taint His Immigration Policy?
    Cornell University law professor Michael C. Dorf considers whether President Trump’s new executive order on immigration, anticipated to be issued this week, will fare better than Executive Order 13769, which temporarily banned nationals…
Rank this Week: 310

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Feb 22

    Google Required to Hand Over Foreign Stored Emails to Justice Department: eDiscovery Case Law

    Google Required to Hand Over Foreign Stored Emails to Justice Department: eDiscovery Case Law
    In the ruling In re Search Warrant No. 16-960-M-01 to Google, Pennsylvania Magistrate Judge Thomas J. Rueter ordered Google to comply with a search warrant to produce foreign-stored emails, disagreeing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the…
  • Feb 21

    George Socha of BDO: eDiscovery Trend

    George Socha of BDO: eDiscovery Trend
    Today’s thought leader is George Socha of BDO. Co-founder of EDRM, George is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he…
  • Feb 20

    EDRM Rolls Out a New Website: eDiscovery Trend

    EDRM Rolls Out a New Website: eDiscovery Trend
    When I interviewed George Socha for the seventh annual Legaltech thought leader interview series (which we will publish tomorrow), one thing he mentioned was the EDRM is rolling out a new web site. Last week, the new site was officially…
Rank this Week: 412

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 621

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Feb 22

    Better News for the International Criminal Court

    Better News for the International Criminal Court
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) had a better week this past week. Following the announcements this past fall by a few African States that they intend to withdraw from the Court, more recently, Gambia's newly elected government…
  • Feb 22

    WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Takes Effect

    WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Takes Effect
    A major milestone for the global trading system was reached today when the first multilateral deal concluded in the 21-year history of the World Trade Organization (WTO) entered into force. In receiving four more ratifications from Rwanda,…
  • Feb 22

    ICC Revised Arbitration Rules Go Into Effect on March 1st; Changes Include Expedited Procedures for Disputes Under US$2 million

    ICC Revised Arbitration Rules Go Into Effect on March 1st; Changes Include Expedited Procedures for Disputes Under US$2 million
    The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Court) announced important amendments to the ICC Rules of Arbitration (the "Rules") to increase the efficiency and transparency of ICC…
Rank this Week: 325

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 346