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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 25

    3 Potential Consequences of Drunk Driving

    3 Potential Consequences of Drunk Driving
    Even if you do not feel impaired, driving a motor vehicle after having too many drinks is very dangerous. Everyone knows that drunk driving can lead to legal charges, but being imprisoned or fined are not the only penalties that you will face…
  • Jul 22

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    How could anyone possibly resist exploring a site called TheUselessWeb? The post Friday Fun appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal Injury, Social Security Disability. Dallas Texas Lawyers.
  • Jul 21

    3 Tips For Caring For Your Car After An Accident

    3 Tips For Caring For Your Car After An Accident
    Vehicle accidents are stressful events that can result in significant physical injuries and financial loss. However, there are some things that a person can do to limit the financial damages that are caused to a vehicle in an accident. Taking…
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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 25

    No pepper emergency in drug stop

    No pepper emergency in drug stop
    A Terry stop happens when the police search your person on the street based on the "reasonable suspicion" that criminal activity is afoot. That's a low standard for the police to satisfy, but if you're arrested following a Terry stop, you…
  • Jul 21

    Small-town constitutional retaliation claim is reinstated

    Small-town constitutional retaliation claim is reinstated
    Small-town politics once again makes it way to the U.S. Court of Appeals, which decides that a jury may find that a town in Dutchess County retaliated against a police captain for supporting the incumbent Town Supervisor (who lost her…
  • Jul 19

    A cornucopia of reasons to reinstate a teacher's Title VII claims against an upstate school district

    A cornucopia of reasons to reinstate a teacher's Title VII claims against an upstate school district
    This is a 20 page summary order issued by the Court of Appeals in resolving an upstate school-teacher's employment discrimination claim. Summary orders are normally four to five pages, but this one goes on and on because the district court…
Rank this Week: 834

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Euthanasia: Pro and Con Podcast

    Euthanasia: Pro and Con Podcast
    A new Podcast series objectively examines pro and con perspectives on euthanasia. Recent guests have included Margaret Somerville and Derek Humphry.
  • Jul 22

    One Hundred Washington State Hospital Policies on End-of-Life Treatment

    One Hundred Washington State Hospital Policies on End-of-Life Treatment
    Two years ago, Washington state passed a rule requiring hospitals to post their policies on end-of-life care.  I blogged about the policies here. Unfortunately, the state website was not a model of clarity.  Consequently, the ACLU,…
  • Jul 21

    Innovative Approaches to End-of-Life Care (King's Fund Conference))

    Innovative Approaches to End-of-Life Care (King's Fund Conference))
    The King's Fund is producing an conference on September 22, 2016 in London: "Innovative Approaches to End-of-Life Care." This event will look at innovative approaches to palliative and end-of-life care. It will give you an overview of…
Rank this Week: 300

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
  • Jul 25

    Delaware Court on LLC Managers’ Authority to Delegate

    Delaware Court on LLC Managers’ Authority to Delegate
    The Delaware Court of Chancery recently issued an important opinion addressing the ability of managers of a limited liability company to delegate to non-managers. Obeid v. Hogan. CA. No. 11900-VCL (Del. Ch. Jun. 10, 2016). In Obeid, the…
  • Jul 25

    Regulating Corporate Governance in the Public Interest: The Case of Systemic Risk

    Regulating Corporate Governance in the Public Interest: The Case of Systemic Risk
    There’s long been a debate whether corporate governance law should require some duty to the public. The accepted wisdom is not to require such a duty—that corporate profit maximization provides jobs and other public benefits that…
  • Jul 25

    Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issue

    Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issue
    A growing number of investors are now engaging companies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, in addition to traditional executive compensation, shareholder rights, and board of directors’ topics. In 2013, nearly 40…
Rank this Week: 110

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jul 25

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

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

    Defense Verdict in Humphrey County 18-wheeler Accident Trial

    Defense Verdict in Humphrey County 18-wheeler Accident Trial
    I’ve received two recent reports of a Humphrey County defense verdict in the last couple of weeks in a case involving an 18-wheeler accident. Word around town is that the accident resulted in paralysis of the plaintiff. Robert Gibbs…
  • Jul 20

    Reading Between the Lines in the Clarion-Ledger’s Latest Law School Article

    Reading Between the Lines in the Clarion-Ledger’s Latest Law School Article
    The Clarion-Ledger ran this Jimmy Gates commercial article about law school on Monday. The article quotes Ole Miss Law dean Deborah Bell and MC Law dean Wendy Scott. Here are some of their comments: Deborah Bell, interim dean of the…
Rank this Week: 447

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jul 25

    New Law Library hours beginning July 26

    New Law Library hours beginning July 26
    On Monday, July 25, the Law Library will be open 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Then on Tuesday, July 26, we will begin to follow a new schedule of hours, and will be open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for the rest of the summer.…
  • Jul 15

    Charles B. @ AALL16

    Charles B. @ AALL16
    Law librarians from around the country are flocking to Chicago for the annual AALL conference. You won’t have to look too hard to find our librarians there: Nancy Babb is working with the Animal Law Caucus to make therapy dogs…
  • Jul 1

    Fourth of July: library closed

    Fourth of July: library closed
    Just a reminder that the Law Library will be closed this coming Monday, July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The full schedule of hours is available at http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/about/hours/
Rank this Week: 708

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jul 25

    New York Times: C.D.C. Painkiller Guidelines Aim to Reduce Addiction Risk

    New York Times: C.D.C. Painkiller Guidelines Aim to Reduce Addiction Risk
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The following is an exerpt from a New York Times article by Sabrina Tavernise publised on March 15, 2016. New C.D.C. guidelines on opioids like Percocet are likely to…
  • Jul 21

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. I just returned from New Orleans where I made a presentation to about 150 workers’ compensation lawyers (both for workers and for employers) on…
  • Jul 18

    The Dangers of Working with Vibrating Tool

    The Dangers of Working with Vibrating Tool
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Vibration White Finger (VWF) or “Dead Finger,” now known as Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), is a chronic, progressive disorder caused by…
Rank this Week: 963

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 309

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jul 25

    3 Count: Kickass Reborn

    3 Count: Kickass Reborn
    Kickass Torrents come back, in clone form at least, Beyonce hits back at Lemonade lawsuit and cable industry responds to FCC set top box proposal. The post 3 Count: Kickass Reborn appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jul 22

    3 Count: Additional Casualtie

    3 Count: Additional Casualtie
    EFF sues alleging DMCA anti-circumvention violates First Amendment, Solarmovie shuts down following KAT closure and artists accuse Zara of infringement. The post 3 Count: Additional Casualties appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jul 21

    3 Count: Kickass Down

    3 Count: Kickass Down
    Kickass Torrents seized and owner arrested, U.S. Navy accused of large scale software piracy and Justin Timberlake responds to Damn Girl lawsuit. The post 3 Count: Kickass Down appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 54

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 442

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Jul 25

    Bitch, we’re the co-op board

    Bitch, we’re the co-op board
      By: David A. Smith   I always thought I should be treated like a star. – Madonna Ciccone Blogs must be entertaining or they are nothing, and few things can be more entertaining than mocking a self-important bloviator playing…
  • Jul 21

    Month in Review: May, 2016: Part 2, Breaking the blogger’s fourth wall

    Month in Review: May, 2016: Part 2, Breaking the blogger’s fourth wall
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1] In yesterday’s Part 1 of a content-additive review of my May posts, I introduced the concept of kayfabe to politics.  More precisely, I outed kayfabe as an…
  • Jul 20

    Month in Review: May, 2016: Part 1, The world of kayfabe

    Month in Review: May, 2016: Part 1, The world of kayfabe
    By: David A. Smith   Over the last few years, I have become consumed with the post-meta concept of kayfabe, the twenty-first century’s dominant mode of entertainment, as defined (in true kayfabe fashion) by Wikipedia’s entry…
Rank this Week: 465

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/
  • Jul 25

    EB-5 USCIS Teleconference from Miami – (7-28-16)

    EB-5 USCIS Teleconference from Miami – (7-28-16)
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be holding an EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Teleconference from Miami, Florida on Thursday, July 28th, between 1:00pm to 2:30pm (Eastern). The event will start with an…
  • Jul 22

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, July 22, 2016

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, July 22, 2016
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • Jul 21

    BALCA Reverses Denial, Finds Nexus between Ads and Position on ETA 9089

    BALCA Reverses Denial, Finds Nexus between Ads and Position on ETA 9089
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently reversed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Business Development Specialist.” After receiving & reviewing…
Rank this Week: 553

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 25

    Call for Papers--Children’s Legal Rights Journal

    Call for Papers--Children’s Legal Rights Journal
    Children’s Legal Rights Journal Call for Papers Issue 1, 2016 Children and the Law About the CLRJ. The Children’s Legal Rights Journal is a national journal sponsored by Loyola University Chicago School of Law in cooperation with the…
  • Jul 24

    The Guardian view on Ellie Butler’s murder: human fallibility?

    The Guardian view on Ellie Butler’s murder: human fallibility?
    From The Guardian: The family justice system has few admirers. Its clients come into contact with it at moments of stress and anger. It has to make the hard decisions that parents have been unwilling or incapable of making for...
  • Jul 23

    Opportunity: Be a Facilitator at Marion County Unrepresented Litigants Family Law Facilitation Program

    Opportunity: Be a Facilitator at Marion County Unrepresented Litigants Family Law Facilitation Program
    From the IndyBar: Dear Senior Judge/Domestic Relations Attorney, I am writing to you to invite you to participate in Marion County’s new Unrepresented Litigant (“URL”) Family Law facilitation program. In October of 2015 Marion County…
Rank this Week: 139

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Unpaid Volunteers Are Not “Employees”, Says Court

    Unpaid Volunteers Are Not “Employees”, Says Court
    The CHRO is no stranger to taking aggressive positions in the court system. So, it can really be no surprise that the agency wanted to expand who is covered by the state’s anti-discrimination laws. But the Connecticut Supreme Court, as…
  • Jul 14

    Sex Harassment in the Workplace: An Uptick in Cases, Awareness or Both?

    Sex Harassment in the Workplace: An Uptick in Cases, Awareness or Both?
    The last few weeks it seems that I’ve been reading about sexual harassment in the workplace issues a lot more. Here are a few examples: Gretchen Carlson sues Fox News’ Roger Ailes. Suit Says Managing Partner Pressured Female Staff…
  • Jul 12

    Another Day, Another Reversal by the NLRB

    Another Day, Another Reversal by the NLRB
    By now, it’s really not a big surprise when the NLRB reverse course on a prior decision. This week, the NLRB did it again.  My colleague, Jarad Lucan, provides this quick update on temporary/contract employees being allowed to join…
Rank this Week: 204

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    11th Circuit now being ridiculed for its Johnson jurisprudence

    11th Circuit now being ridiculed for its Johnson jurisprudence
    Noah Feldman has this essay in Bloomberg about the Johnson mess in the 11th Circuit, and it's not a pretty picture.  The conclusion, in support of Judge Martin and her frequent dissents on the Johnson orders:Yet no other court of appeals…
  • Jul 22

    Ferguson building being evacuated (updated)

    Ferguson building being evacuated (updated)
    Not sure what's going on over there other than a fire alarm went off and everyone is milling around outside. Will update if any further information becomes available.Update (2pm) -- Apparently the King building has been evacuated as well.…
  • Jul 22

    Former Miami AUSA and Bachelorette contestant still making new

    Former Miami AUSA and Bachelorette contestant still making new
    This time Mike Garofola makes news for dating habits in NYC.  From the New York Post:Ever since Michael Garofola, 36, moved to New York in October, his calendar has been packed with different women penciled in for dinner or drinks. As…
Rank this Week: 164

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 500

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 352

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jul 25

    Lies, Damned Lies, And Statistics - Why I Am A Solo

    Lies, Damned Lies, And Statistics - Why I Am A Solo
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jul 25

    Deal: Samsung Gear S2 4G $159.95

    Deal: Samsung Gear S2 4G $159.95
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jul 25

    Verizon Buys Yahoo - Carrier Acquires Advertising and News Infrastructure

    Verizon Buys Yahoo - Carrier Acquires Advertising and News Infrastructure
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 159

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jul 25

    Court Rules Donald Isn’t a Fascist

    Court Rules Donald Isn’t a Fascist
    It affirmed, in fact, that he is not to be taken seriously at all.        Related StoriesMuseum Sued for Art Depicting Jesus as WhiteGollum Experts to Testify, Says CourtIndiana Briefly Considered…
  • Jul 21

    CBP to Settle With Woman Forced to Pay Cost of Cavity Search 

    CBP to Settle With Woman Forced to Pay Cost of Cavity Search 
    And it'd be great if this were the only time that had ever happened ... but no.        Related StoriesApparently He Left “War Criminal” Off His ResuméHappy Memorial Day From the…
  • Jul 20

    Plaintiff Misses Response Deadline by About 21 Year

    Plaintiff Misses Response Deadline by About 21 Year
    Justice delayed is ... oh, whatever.        Related StoriesLord Hanuman Gets Another Court SummonsIndiana Briefly Considered Fining Bad Anthem Singers 
Rank this Week: 131

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 25

    But Is It Leprosy?

    But Is It Leprosy?
    Commenter: Seems to me she has leprosy. Does she have leprosy? Me: What makes you think she has leprosy? Commenter: I don’t know. That’s why I asked you. Don’t do this. I get it. You have no clue what you’re talking…
  • Jul 25

    Love Me Some Law, NYC Edition

    Love Me Some Law, NYC Edition
    Some people believe in legislative solutions.  Got a problem? Pass a law. That will fix it, because, you know, law. And when mean people like me make fun of their naiveté, they get very angry because they believe that if there is…
  • Jul 25

    The Dog Commanded Them To Rape

    The Dog Commanded Them To Rape
    David Berkowitz, better known as “Son of Sam,” killed because Harvey, his neighbor Sam’s dog, commanded him to do so.  He was, of course, a homicidal psycho. For people who are not, taking your marching orders from dogs…
Rank this Week: 117

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    What to Do With Fireworks Excise Tax Revenues?

    What to Do With Fireworks Excise Tax Revenues?
    Usually, taxes are enacted or increased to provide funds for specific purposes or to provide resources for general funds used for a package of government services. Occasionally, a tax is enacted to discourage particular behavior, with the…
  • Jul 22

    When Does a Tobacco Tax Not Apply to Tobacco, and Why?

    When Does a Tobacco Tax Not Apply to Tobacco, and Why?
    As part of its most recent budget deal, Pennsylvania has increased the tax on cigarettes, snuff, chew tobacco, and loose tobacco. However logical this might seem, all rationality goes up in smoke because cigars are exempt from the tobacco…
  • Jul 20

    The Tax Break Parade Continues and We’re Not Invited

    The Tax Break Parade Continues and We’re Not Invited
    There’s a parade underway. Unlike most performances, in which those watching pay and those performing are paid, this parade is special. Those who are being paid aren’t putting on much of a performance, and almost none of those…
Rank this Week: 478

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/
  • Jul 25

    FSC questions admissibility of unaccredited forensic

    FSC questions admissibility of unaccredited forensic
    Here are a couple of items related to forensic error that merit Grits readers' attention: Challenging admissibility of junk scienceThe Texas Forensic Science Commission's Lynn Garcia posed what to me sounds like a blockbuster question to the…
  • Jul 22

    Black Lives Matter well-positioned to win concessions on police, if ...

    Black Lives Matter well-positioned to win concessions on police, if ...
    Black Lives Matter is formally an organization and has a chapter here in Austin, but really #Blacklivesmatter is an amorphous, broad-based movement with decentralized leadership and an enormous opportunity to accomplish concrete goals to…
  • Jul 21

    Save lives by limiting police pursuit

    Save lives by limiting police pursuit
    In the wake of a terrible crash that killed a Patton Village police officer and an 11-year old boy, State Sen. John Whitmire called on police departments to make law-enforcement pursuit policies public. Reported the local paper: "A Chronicle…
Rank this Week: 47

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    SIFMA urges principles, priorities for SEC’s disclosure reform

    SIFMA urges principles, priorities for SEC’s disclosure reform
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association said it wants the SEC to focus its efforts to reform Regulation S-K on the development of principles-based rules, the primacy of materiality, and to avoid…
  • Jul 22

    Derek Jeter's undies endorsement flummoxes chancery court

    Derek Jeter's undies endorsement flummoxes chancery court
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.A governance-based endorsement deal between Derek Jeter and sports-underwear maker RevolutionWear soured, prompting the Delaware Court of Chancery to warn about "the mixing of roles in a corporate-governance setting." The…
  • Jul 21

    In absence of scienter, Crocs auditor walks away

    In absence of scienter, Crocs auditor walks away
    By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D.A Tenth Circuit panel has affirmed a district court judgment giving the boot to a complaint against the auditor for Crocs, Inc. The complaint, which the district court dismissed for failure to state a claim, alleged…
Rank this Week: 148

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 263

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Jul 25

    Does Your Website Have Proof Of Life?

    Does Your Website Have Proof Of Life?
    This past weekend, my twin and I had brunch with one of our best friends and her fiancé. While catching up on each other’s lives, we provided a brief update on our older sister. Our friend’s fiancé promptly replied, “I don’t believe…
  • Jul 22

    Mobile Friendly Websites: More Important Than Ever

    Mobile Friendly Websites: More Important Than Ever
    Google made it official in May 2015 – more searches take place on mobile devices than on desktops. And that was more than a year ago! If your website is not completely mobile friendly, also referred to as featuring responsive design, please…
  • Jul 21

    Rock, Paper, Scissors: Paper Still Has a Place

    Rock, Paper, Scissors: Paper Still Has a Place
    Paper still has a role to play in law firm marketing, and particularly for estate planning law firms. Here’s just one of many places where paper still matters in your practice. What do you give clients to hold materials when their documents…
Rank this Week: 906

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/
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Jul 25

    Ohio Supreme Court sides with workers’ comp fraud

    Ohio Supreme Court sides with workers’ comp fraud
    Ohio has a specific statute that protects injured workers from retaliation after filing a workers’ compensation claim. O.R.C. 4123.90 states: No employer shall discharge, demote, reassign, or take any punitive action against any…
  • Jul 22

    WIRTW #422 (the “Pikachu” edition)

    WIRTW #422 (the “Pikachu” edition)
    The story of the week? Not the RNC, but Pokémon GO!, something about which I (happily) know very little. What does the blogosphere have to say about this phenomenon? Pokémon GO! Catch ‘Em All—All The Workplace…
  • Jul 21

    Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of public Wi-Fi?

    Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of public Wi-Fi?
    According to Politico, an IT company set up various fake Wi-Fi networks around the RNC with names such as “Google Starbucks”, “I vote Trump! free Internet”, and “I vote Hillary! free Internet”. The goal was…
Rank this Week: 235

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jul 25

    Bankruptcy Won’t Protect Owner

    Bankruptcy Won’t Protect Owner
    News4Jax reported an interesting development in the case involving the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration in the dispute with bankrupt nursing home operator Bayou Shores SNF,…
  • Jul 24

    Another CNA Accused of Assault

    Another CNA Accused of Assault
    The Utica Observer Dispatch reported the disturbing story about CNA Sonya King at Focus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Utica allegedly punching an 87-year-old male resident on the right side of the face, Attorney General Eric T.…
  • Jul 23

    Security Guard Strikes Resident

    Security Guard Strikes Resident
    The NY Daily News reported the awful nursing home security guard named Michael Adagba from Staten Island’s Verrazano Nursing Home who is accused of punching an 83-year-old Alzheimer’s patient when she tried to leave the…
Rank this Week: 122

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/
  • Jul 25

    California Federal Magistrate Stresses Proportionality Requirement Under New Federal Rule 26

    California Federal Magistrate Stresses Proportionality Requirement Under New Federal Rule 26
    As we have previously reported here and here, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have recently changed. One of the major changes to the rules is the new definition of scope of discovery under Rule 26: Unless otherwise limited by court…
  • Jul 21

    The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good

    The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good
    The phrase “The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good” can be traced back to one of Voltaire’s 18th century poems. Shakespeare expressed similar sentiments: “Were it not sinful then, striving to mend, to mar the…
  • Jul 20

    Should Judges Allow Juries To Hear A Windfall May Be Bad For A Plaintiff?

    Should Judges Allow Juries To Hear A Windfall May Be Bad For A Plaintiff?
    Around times of big lottery jackpots, it is widely reported that bad things often happen to people who win the lottery or receive a large financial windfall, and the statistics are staggering: Indeed, 44% of those who have ever won large…
Rank this Week: 533

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Paul T. Babie, Australia and Australian External Territories in Brill, Encyclopedia of Law and Religion (July 2016).Melissa Crouch, Promiscuity, Polygyny and the Power of Revenge: The Past and Future of Burmese…
  • Jul 25

    Church Directional Sign On Public Property Did Not Violate Establishment Clause

    Church Directional Sign On Public Property Did Not Violate Establishment Clause
    In Tearpock-Martini v. Shickshinny Borough, (MD PA, July 22, 2016), a Pennsylvania federal district court dismissed an Establishment Clause challenge to the action of a borough council that voted to permit a sign on a public property…
  • Jul 24

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Turner v. Sidorowicz, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93339 (SD NY, July 18, 2016), a New York federal district court dismissed an inmate's complaint that he was removed from the kosher diet meal plan after he allegedly took food from the…
Rank this Week: 23

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 112

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: 60

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Jul 25

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-24

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

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-07-23

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-07-23
    Damages grant against unknown Internet defendant Smith v Unknown Defendant, Pseudonym 'Likeicare' [2016] EWHC 1775 https://t.co/h71UuN3ASX -> Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-07-16 https://t.co/yPCXir6Y7X -> Computer and…
  • Jul 23

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-22

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-22
    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-21 https://t.co/WsF0E41noy -> Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-07-21 https://t.co/ATbARq3CsX -> Claim to trademark infringement dismissed Oran Pre-Cast Ltd v Oranmore Precast Ltd &…
Rank this Week: 591

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/
  • Jul 25

    How Many Companies Are Being Targeted By Hedge Fund Activists?

    How Many Companies Are Being Targeted By Hedge Fund Activists?
    Here’s an excerpt from this PwC memo on hedge fund activism: Neither size nor status is a defense. Nearly 1,300 unique companies were activated against from 2010 to 2015. In 2015 alone, 343 public US companies were targets; 113 have…
  • Jul 21

    Spinoffs: IRS Changes Course With “Active Trade or Business Requirement” Proposal

    Spinoffs: IRS Changes Course With “Active Trade or Business Requirement” Proposal
    Here’s news via this summary of this memo (also see these memos in our “Spinoffs” Practice Area): On July 14, 2016, the IRS and Treasury Department released proposed regulations regarding tax-free spinoffs by a parent…
  • Jul 20

    Halo’s Enhanced Patent Infringement Damages Bring Enhanced M&A Risk

    Halo’s Enhanced Patent Infringement Damages Bring Enhanced M&A Risk
    Here’s the intro from this Cleary Gottlieb blog: In a recent ruling (Halo Elecs., Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc. and Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc.), the US Supreme Court adopted a relaxed and more plaintiff-friendly standard for…
Rank this Week: 578

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Jul 25

    Jefferson County volunteer attorneys hold free veterans legal clinic

    Jefferson County volunteer attorneys hold free veterans legal clinic
    Veterans and spouses of deceased veterans are invited to a free legal clinic from 9 a.m. to noon July 30 at the West Side Development Center, 601 W. Rev. Dr. Ransom Howard St., Port Arthur. Volunteer attorneys from the Jefferson County Bar…
  • Jul 22

    Dallas Bar names next executive director

    Dallas Bar names next executive director
    The Dallas Bar Association has announced Alicia E. Hernandez as its next executive director, succeeding its longtime head Cathy Maher. “I am honored to have been selected to serve as the sixth executive director of the DBA,”…
  • Jul 22

    Dallas attorney honored for lifetime achievement in real estate law

    Dallas attorney honored for lifetime achievement in real estate law
    The State Bar of Texas Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section honored a Dallas attorney for her sustained contributions to the field of real estate law. Ann Saegert, senior counsel to Haynes and Boone, received the 2016 Distinguished Real…
Rank this Week: 821

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Jul 25

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: Mark Lemely Year in Patent Review

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: Mark Lemely Year in Patent Review
    I attended the 14th annual Rocky Mountain IP & Technology Institute at the beginning of June. As usual, Mark Lemely reviewed the last year in patent law at the Federal Circuit. Here are some highlights: 101 jurisprudence 42 cases holding…
  • Jul 22

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: PTAB Year in Review

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: PTAB Year in Review
    I attended the 14th annual Rocky Mountain IP & Technology Institute at the beginning of June. This panel looked at the PTAB case law and related Federal Circuit decisions over the last year.  Here are the highlights: Institution…
  • Jul 20

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: The PTAB Speak

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: The PTAB Speak
    I attended the 14th annual Rocky Mountain IP & Technology Institute at the beginning of June. An interesting addition to this year’s Institute was the panel of PTAB personnel, including the following: Nathan Kelley, PTO Solicitor…
Rank this Week: 109

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jul 25

    Classing up the Agency

    Classing up the Agency
    Administrative Conference of the United States, Aggregate Agency Adjudication, Final Report (June 9, 2016) Administrative Conference of the United States, Administrative Conference Recommendation 2016-2, Aggregation of Similar Claims in…
  • Jul 22

    A Federalism Stake in the Heart of the Unitary Executive?

    A Federalism Stake in the Heart of the Unitary Executive?
    Leah M. Litman, Taking Care of Federal Law, 101 Va. L. Rev. 1289 (2015).Peter ShaneThe passing of Justice Antonin Scalia removes from the Supreme Court its most strident modern advocate of the “unitary executive”…
  • Jul 21

    Culture as Keystone

    Culture as Keystone
    Gwendolyn Gordon, Culture in Corporate Law or: A Black Corporation, a Christian Corporation, and a Māori Corporation Walk into a Bar ... , 39 Seattle U. L. Rev. 353 (2016).Marcia L. McCormickRecent Supreme Court decisions that embrace…
Rank this Week: 267

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
  • Jul 25

    Business Divorce, Delaware Style

    Business Divorce, Delaware Style
    The Delaware Court of Chancery plays an outsized role not only in the public company arena, but also in the field of business divorce and other disputes among co-owners of closely held corporations, partnerships, and LLCs. This week's New…
  • Jul 18

    Tie-Breaker in Shareholders Agreement Defeats Deadlock Dissolution Petition

    Tie-Breaker in Shareholders Agreement Defeats Deadlock Dissolution Petition
    This week's New York Business Divorce highlights an unusual corporate dissolution case in which a tie-break provision in the shareholders agreement of 50/50 shareholders gave one of them the decisive vote in the event of board deadlock, which…
  • Jul 11

    John Cunningham on Avoiding Deadlock in Two-Member LLC

    John Cunningham on Avoiding Deadlock in Two-Member LLC
    Deadlock in LLCs with two equal members can be a major problem and trigger for dissolution proceedings, which is why it's crucial to consider deadlock avoidance provisions in the operating agreement. This week's New York Business Divorce, and…
Rank this Week: 681

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

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

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Jul 25

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

    What HR can learn from those hella-dumb DNC leadership emails.
    About a year ago, I had a post entitled, The “E” in E-Mail stands for Exhibit. As in Exhibit A. Here’s a snippet: As part of my respect-in-the-workplace training,  I tell employees and managers that bad e-mails are like…
  • Jul 22

    Say, Eric. Where do you find all that fodder for your blog posts, anyway?

    Say, Eric. Where do you find all that fodder for your blog posts, anyway?
    Fart stories, tea-bagging, and a grown man getting fired for Pokémon Go rants. Want to know where do I find these cases and stories? Sure, I’ll dish. News sources: In my humble opinion, Wolters Kluwer: Employment Law…
  • Jul 21

    Trailblazing federal court flatly rejects one free tea-bagging at work

    Trailblazing federal court flatly rejects one free tea-bagging at work
    No, not that tea-bagging. And just when you thought that Your Blogness couldn’t possibly raise his game (raise, right?) after yesterday’s fart post. (Yes, the next 1000+ words will either be my G.O.A.T. or my Waterloo, which,…
Rank this Week: 891

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

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

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jul 25

    An exclusionary clause in an insurance contract.

    An exclusionary clause in an insurance contract.
    Practice point:  In order to be given effect, an exclusion from coverage must be specific and clear, and any ambiguity in the exclusionary clause must be construed most strongly against the insurer.Student note:  As with any…
  • Jul 22

    A bicyclist, a bus, and an illegally parked vehicle.

    A bicyclist, a bus, and an illegally parked vehicle.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division affirmed denial of the motion to dismiss in this action where defendant argues that, although its truck was parked in a no-standing zone at the time of the accident involving plaintiff's bicycle…
  • Jul 21

    A collision on a ski slope.

    A collision on a ski slope.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division affirmed the denial of defendant's motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint in this action where plaintiff-snowboarder was injured when, while standing at the base of a beginner ski…
Rank this Week: 351

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton, North Devon is now open!

    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton, North Devon is now open!
    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton is now open! Special Summer reduction for family pitches 2 Adults + 2 Children £20 per night. Visit their website here. 
  • Jul 20

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Young children listen to their parents  While younger children admire their parents and listen to everything you tell them, teenagers are moving towards…
  • Jul 20

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Young children listen to their parents  While younger children admire their parents and listen to everything you tell them, teenagers are moving towards…
Rank this Week: 461

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Jul 25

    Lynn Turner: The State of Auditing

    Lynn Turner: The State of Auditing
    As part of my “Big Legal Minds” podcast series – check out this one-hour podcast, during which Lynn Turner describes his diverse – and fascinating – career, as well as offers his perspectives on the state of…
  • Jul 22

    The High-Level “Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles”

    The High-Level “Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles”
    The effort by 13 prominent business leaders – including Warren Buffett & Jamie Dimon – and large institutional investors to draw up a set of “Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles” is complete. Not an easy…
  • Jul 21

    More on “Congress Being Congress: What Does “Defunding” a Rule Even Mean?”

    More on “Congress Being Congress: What Does “Defunding” a Rule Even Mean?”
    Recently, I blogged about how it wasn’t clear what Congress would mean if it passed a budget bill that wouldn’t allow the SEC to conduct rulemaking or enforce certain rules. I indicated that the SEC hasn’t been faced with…
Rank this Week: 291

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    TTABlog Note: Converting an Opposition to a Concurrent Use Proceeding

    TTABlog Note: Converting an Opposition to a Concurrent Use Proceeding
    Two recent decisions illustrate when an applicant may, and when it may not, successfully move to amend its opposed, geographically unrestricted application to one for concurrent use registration. In the first, the Board granted the motion and…
  • Jul 22

    TTAB Enters Judgment as Sanction For Non-Compliance With Its Order

    TTAB Enters Judgment as Sanction For Non-Compliance With Its Order
    The Board had it up to here with Plaintiff Gary W. Stuckle's lack of cooperation in this opposition proceeding. His transgressions included failing to adhere to the Board's scheduling orders, repeatedly interposing groundless objections to…
  • Jul 21

    TTAB Test: Is "HOME BREWING CO." Merely Descriptive of Beer?

    TTAB Test: Is "HOME BREWING CO." Merely Descriptive of Beer?
    It's not easy to pick a viable trademark for beer, as the Wall Street Journal noted in a recent article, "Hopportunity Cost: Craft Brewers Brawl Over Catchy Names as Puns Run Dry." This applicant sought to register the mark HOME BREWING CO.…
Rank this Week: 176

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jul 25

    Talk Like You Drive — With Care

    Talk Like You Drive — With Care
    Nothing draws a smirk or an arched eyebrow in certain circles as quickly as mispronunciation of the brand name of an automobile. This faux pas is especially damning when entertaining clients in businesses related to the auto industry, but…
  • Jul 25

    Talk Like You Drive — With Care

    Talk Like You Drive — With Care
    Nothing draws a smirk or an arched eyebrow in certain circles as quickly as mispronunciation of the brand name of an automobile. This faux pas is especially damning when entertaining clients in businesses related to the auto industry, but…
  • Jul 22

    Five Ways to Improve Your Clients’ Experience Today

    Five Ways to Improve Your Clients’ Experience Today
    Sometimes it’s the small things that make the biggest difference in life — and in business. From a customer service perspective, the little things can build loyalty more effectively than any advertising or marketing campaign. You…
Rank this Week: 391

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    2(c) or Not to See Political TM Speech?

    2(c) or Not to See Political TM Speech?
    That is the question, at least for the day. It’s also a question we hope the U.S. Supreme Court will address. In particular, does a careful focus on the USPTO’s routine application of Section 2(c) of the Lanham Act, help shed…
  • Jul 21

    The Olympics! Officially Protected from Zika by OFF!

    The Olympics! Officially Protected from Zika by OFF!
    The Summer Olympics are with us again, in what has been a great summer for sports. Besides the normal summer sports highlights, soccer fans have gotten a special second year in a row of the Copa America, not so great if you’re a Messi…
  • Jul 20

    A Prime Concern: Counterfeiting on Amazon

    A Prime Concern: Counterfeiting on Amazon
    Readers: find any good deals on Prime Day? For my part, I abstained. I’ve had a “Gold Box” deal sitting in the box for about 6 months now — turns out, I really didn’t need a pressure cooker. If you did…
Rank this Week: 194