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Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Mar 31

    LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment 2015

    LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment 2015
    Click on the link below to find out more about becoming next year’s Lexis Student Associate in Guildford. LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment poster 2015-16  
  • Mar 24

    Pfp2 -eResources on the Library Services Portal

    Pfp2 -eResources on the Library Services Portal
    Don’t forget to look at the following when researching your subject: eResources by Subject – All resources; books, commentary, journals, law reports and websites divided into subject e.g. Family, Employment, Intellectual…
  • Mar 24

    pfp2 – Finding bibliographic information on the database

    pfp2 – Finding bibliographic information on the database
    Many of you will be accessing books via Westlaw and Lexis Library when researching for pfp2. You will need details such as the full title, name and date of publication of the books for your bibliography. For books accessed via Westlaw go…
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The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 178

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Mar 31

    McClurg on the Second Amendment and Negligence

    McClurg on the Second Amendment and Negligence
    Andrew McClurg (Memphis) has posted to SSRN The Second Amendment Right to Be Negligent. The abstract provides: Only two constitutional rights — the First and Second Amendments — have the capacity, through judicial interpretation or…
  • Mar 30

    FL: New Model Jury Instructions for Products Liability

    FL: New Model Jury Instructions for Products Liability
    Last week, Florida adopted new model jury instructions for products cases. On design defects, there is a split in Florida circuits between the consumer expectations and risk-utility tests; the instructions do not resolve the split. Newsome…
  • Mar 27

    PA: Justices Reject Complete Ban of Informed Consent Evidence in Traditional Med Mal Case

    PA: Justices Reject Complete Ban of Informed Consent Evidence in Traditional Med Mal Case
    Back in November, I reported that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court was deciding whether to become the eighth state to completely ban informed consent evidence from a traditional med mal trial. The plaintiff's lawyer argued that the informed…
Rank this Week: 126

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Mar 31

    New Local Rules in Tennessee’s 23rd Judicial District

    New Local Rules in Tennessee’s 23rd Judicial District
    The judge’s in Tennessee’s 23rd Judicial District – Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys and Stewart Counties – have adopted new rules of court for the circuit and chancery courts. Among the new rules is a requirement…
  • Mar 30

    Tennessee Products Liability Claim Falls Short

    Tennessee Products Liability Claim Falls Short
    A recent Court of Appeals case illustrates that trying to make a Tennessee product liability claim against a product that did not technically cause the injury can be quite difficult. In Long v. Quad Power Products, LLC, No.…
  • Mar 30

    Tennessee Products Liability Claim Falls Short

    Tennessee Products Liability Claim Falls Short
    A recent Court of Appeals case illustrates that trying to make a Tennessee product liability claim against a product that did not technically cause the injury can be quite difficult. In Long v. Quad Power Products, LLC, No.…
Rank this Week: 277

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Mar 31

    Behold

    Behold
    Considering that this blog has had essentially the same design for, let's see, approximately the last decade, it was way past time for an overhaul. There are more changes coming soon, most likely, but rest assured that the actual…
  • Mar 30

    Prosecutor Declines to Prosecute Himself

    Prosecutor Declines to Prosecute Himself
    Although it is surprisingly difficult to find solid news reporting out of Zambia, several different sources including AFP have reported that the country's Director of Public Prosecutions decided recently to drop nine corruption charges…
  • Mar 27

    Sufficiently Notorious Convicted Felon Identified?

    Sufficiently Notorious Convicted Felon Identified?
    My previous post on this mystery is already pretty long, so I'm doing this update separately. To start with, here's the evidence to the extent I can glean it from the redacted OIG report, which, if you've forgotten, reported…
Rank this Week: 127

The Verdict

The Verdict

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

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

    Minnesota Laws May Change in Order to Protect Citizens Who Call 911

    Minnesota Laws May Change in Order to Protect Citizens Who Call 911
    Steve Bohnen and Keith Mueller, citizens of Grant, Minnesota, were involved in a lawsuit over their decision to report to the police what they suspected to be unlawful behavior.  Mr. Mueller saw another man, Jeffrey Nielson, driving an…
  • Mar 30

    How can you protect your claim following an accident?

    How can you protect your claim following an accident?
    Following an accident one of the biggest mistakes people make is one easily fixed. Most people realize that in order to prove the personal injury case, they will need photographs of the cars, trucks, motorcycles, accident scenes along with…
  • Mar 27

    A Woman's Negative Online Reviews of Led to Defamation Lawsuit

    A Woman's Negative Online Reviews of Led to Defamation Lawsuit
    Yelp and other online review websites allow consumers to comment on their experience at a restaurant or business.  These comments can range from particulars about what someone thought of a food item, to opinions on the business itself.…
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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/
  • Mar 31

    Substantial, Systematic, And Continuous Contacts Do Not Establish General Jurisdiction

    Substantial, Systematic, And Continuous Contacts Do Not Establish General Jurisdiction
    California courts may exercise personal jurisdiction over nonresidents “on any basis not inconsistent with the Constitution of this state or of the United States”.  Code Civ. Proc. § 410.10.  Seventy years ago,…
  • Mar 30

    District Court Refuses To Halt SEC Administrative Proceeding

    District Court Refuses To Halt SEC Administrative Proceeding
    While serving as General Counsel to California’s Business, Transportation & Housing Agency, I was from time to time asked to respond to ersatz summons and other documents issued by “Our One Supreme Court”. …
  • Mar 27

    Covenants Not To Compete – By The Number

    Covenants Not To Compete – By The Number
    In a recently published article, three professors undertook an empirical analysis of noncompetition and other restrictive postemployment covenants in public company Chief Executive Officer contracts.  Norman D. Bishara, Kenneth J.…
Rank this Week: 384

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

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

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 130

El Blog de Derecho Publico de…

El Blog de Derecho Publico de Sevach

Covers public law and legislation. By Professor J.R. Chaves.

http://contencioso.es/
  • Mar 31

    Aciertos de la nueva Ley Pompeya sobre los Altos Cargos del Estado (Ley 3/2015)

    Aciertos de la nueva Ley Pompeya sobre los Altos Cargos del Estado (Ley 3/2015)
    Julio César se divorció de Pompeya aduciendo que la mujer del César no solo debía ser honesta sino parecerlo. Diríase que esta idea inspira la Ley 3/2015, de 30 de Marzo, reguladora del ejercicio del alto…
  • Mar 28

    Lo bueno del espantoso accidente aéreo en Los Alpe

    Lo bueno del espantoso accidente aéreo en Los Alpe
    Originalmente publicado en Vivo y Coleando: El ser humano a diferencia de los animales tiene la posibilidad y el deber de reflexionar sobre los sucesos que impactan en la vida. El espantoso accidente de un avión estrellado en los…
  • Mar 26

    La tradición como fuente del derecho a ocupar dominio público

    La tradición como fuente del derecho a ocupar dominio público
    Caracoles. Leo la Sentencia de la Sala de lo Contencioso-Administrativo del Tribunal Supremo de 24 de Febrero de 2015 (rec. 467/2013) y me entero que para otorgar autorizaciones temporales de dominio público municipal es criterio…
Rank this Week: 714

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 31

    CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: LEGAL PLURALISM IN EUROPE AND THE ORDRE PUBLIC EXCEPTION: NORMATIVE AND JUDICIAL PERSPECTIVES

    CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: LEGAL PLURALISM IN EUROPE AND THE ORDRE PUBLIC EXCEPTION: NORMATIVE AND JUDICIAL PERSPECTIVES
    Trento, Faculty of Law, 16 and 17 April, 2015 The International Workshop draws its inspiration from the circumstance of several countries in Europe experiencing a growing number of cases in which individuals (mainly immigrants) claim to…
  • Mar 31

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Fundamental Rights in the EU

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Fundamental Rights in the EU
    A Matter for Two CourtsEdited by Sonia Morano-Foadi and Lucy VickersThis collection joins the new and expanding scholarship on the protection of fundamental rights in Europe and reflects on the relationship between the Court of Justice of the…
  • Mar 31

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Europe’s Justice Deficit?

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Europe’s Justice Deficit?
    Edited by Dimitry Kochenov, Gráinne de Búrca and Andrew WilliamsENDORSEMENTS"The question of the EU’s justice deficit could not be of greater relevance. Both scholars and politicians have often argued that the economic and…
Rank this Week: 481

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
  • Mar 31

    "Structure" and "demolition" within the meaning of the Labor Law, and the recalcitrant worker defense.

    "Structure" and "demolition" within the meaning of the Labor Law, and the recalcitrant worker defense.
    Practice point:  Plaintiff was injured in a fall from an unsecured ladder while working in a warehouse, where his job required the removal of heavy machinery and shelves that ran from floor to ceiling across three second-floor walls,…
  • Mar 30

    A tenant-shareholder's action against the coop board.

    A tenant-shareholder's action against the coop board.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed, and granted the board's president and a board member's motion to dismiss.  In an action involving a coop, the business judgment rule provides that a court should defer to a…
  • Mar 27

    A college's denial of tenure.

    A college's denial of tenure.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division affirmed the denial of the Article 75 petition to vacate an arbitration award denying petitioner's grievance of respondent college's determination to deny her tenure, and granted the cross motion…
Rank this Week: 353

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Mar 31

    Work is in the air

    Work is in the air
    ‘I love the turning back of the clocks, BabyB.’ It was my solicitor SlipperySlope on another visit to chambers with his neice NurserySlope. ‘Why’s that?’ I asked innocently. ‘Oh, you know. Nights drawing…
  • Mar 30

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
  • Mar 23

    London Counsel

    London Counsel
    TheBusker gives as good as he gets when he encounters a plain-speaking opponent in a Yorkshire court
Rank this Week: 968

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Mar 31

    Inheritance Tax Debates Continue

    Inheritance Tax Debates Continue
    President Obama has recently revealed plans to increase inheritance taxes payable by Americans with high-value estates.  His proposal increases the tax rate applied to estates of sizes greater than $5,430,000.00 from 40% to 68% of the…
  • Mar 30

    Hull on Estates #411 – Capacity assessments under the Substitute Decisions Act

    Hull on Estates #411 – Capacity assessments under the Substitute Decisions Act
    Listen to Hull on Estates #411 – Capacity assessments under the Substitute Decisions Act This week on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Doreen So discuss the 411 on Saunders v. Vautier and the jurisdiction of the Court to order a…
  • Mar 29

    Is Sitting The New Smoking?

    Is Sitting The New Smoking?
    Many of us spend a significant portion of our lives sitting. We sit while we eat, commute, work, and while we watch TV. In fact, a recent survey conducted by Ergotron found that on average North Americans are sitting for 13 hours a day. I…
Rank this Week: 92

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 299

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 397

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 432

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 167

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 30

    Wedding "High"

    Wedding "High"
    From the New York Times: The risk of self-delusion is ever-present in the days leading up to a wedding. There you are, surrounded by parents, friends, caterers and florists, all vying for attention. And as the big day approaches, everyone...
  • Mar 30

    Marrying Across Class Line

    Marrying Across Class Line
    From Jessi Streib (assistant professor of sociology at Duke University), writing for the Washington Post: Madison didn’t have an easy childhood. As a kid, her house was always in disrepair. Her parents couldn’t consistently afford…
  • Mar 30

    Young v. United States Parcel Service

    Young v. United States Parcel Service
    Professors Naomi Cahn & June Carbone, on the GWU Law Review blog: At the core of the Court’s decision in Young v. United Parcel Service is a fundamental question of feminist jurisprudence: should women be treated the same as men,...
Rank this Week: 133

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 962

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Mar 30

    Detienen a quien denunció haber encontrado corona dental en bola de arroz

    Detienen a quien denunció haber encontrado corona dental en bola de arroz
    La policía de la prefectura de Miyazaki, Japón, anunció la detención del maestro de una escuela primaria en la ciudad de Hyuga, Akira Kuroki, por la tentativa de desacreditar a un negocio, al haber presentado una…
  • Mar 30

    Confirman sentencia a mujer que participó en el genocidio de Ruanda

    Confirman sentencia a mujer que participó en el genocidio de Ruanda
    El viernes de la semana pasada la Corte de Apelaciones del primer Circuito de los Estados Unidos confirmó la sentencia de 10 años de prisión de Beatrice Munyenyezi, una mujer residente de Manchester, New Hampshire,…
  • Mar 30

    Condenan a abogada que ocultó perro que mordió a una persona

    Condenan a abogada que ocultó perro que mordió a una persona
    Una abogada neozelandesa fue condenada a pagar una fuerte multa a ya servir 200 horas de trabajo comunitario por haber ocultado durante 18 meses la tenencia de un perro que mordió a una mujer el labio superior, ocasionándole…
Rank this Week: 267

Excess Copyright

Excess Copyright

Covers the harm of excess copyright enforcement. By Howard Knopf.

http://excesscopyright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 350

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 113

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
  • Mar 30

    The Federal Government’s Planned Failure in Improving Patient Safety

    The Federal Government’s Planned Failure in Improving Patient Safety
    In April of 2010, Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D. President, Institute of Medicine had this to say: “Ten years after the publication of the Institute of Medicine’s landmark Quality Chasm series of reports, we often do not know to…
  • Mar 30

    Bioterrorism and the Naked Truth—We are Defensele

    Bioterrorism and the Naked Truth—We are Defensele
      The federal government has “goals” for researching how our health care system can prepare for bioterrorism as stated in this prior press release: “AHRQ’s investment in bioterrorism research recognizes that…
  • Mar 29

    Seizure Precautions: The Standards of Nursing Practice

    Seizure Precautions: The Standards of Nursing Practice
    The most immediate concern when it comes to grand mal epileptic seizures is to prevent traumatic injury and/or choking. Because of the uncontrolled violent movements of the entire body, aside from the danger of choking, victims have incurred…
Rank this Week: 574

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/
  • Mar 30

    When in doubt tell yourself the truth

    When in doubt tell yourself the truth
    This from marketer and author, Seth Godin, writing that no matter the amount of external validation nothing can undo the drone of self criticism. You’re beating yourself up so badly that “One little voice in the ether that…
  • Mar 30

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Juries and Mandatory Minimums, Drugs on Costa Concordia, Trademark Bullie

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Juries and Mandatory Minimums, Drugs on Costa Concordia, Trademark Bullie
    We’re back at it on a sunny Monday evening in Seattle. But before jumping into the Top 10, a couple LXBN notes: Zosha writes up why the growing trend of legal representation for the unborn might be dangerous, and Young v. UPS trending…
  • Mar 28

    We need laws requiring lawyers to stay abreast of technology?

    We need laws requiring lawyers to stay abreast of technology?
    Robert Ambrogi (@bobambrogi) reported this week that Massachusetts is the 14th state to require lawyers to stay abreast of technology as a condition of licensure. Massachusetts ethics rules will now include the following provision,…
Rank this Week: 39

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Mar 30

    Revew: Workflow Video Field Guide by David Spark

    Revew: Workflow Video Field Guide by David Spark
    Late last year, I purchased an app called Workflow just as soon as it came out. I wasn't really sure what to do with it, but the idea sounded interesting: an app that lets you automate certain tasks on the...
  • Mar 26

    In the new

    In the new
    This past weekend, the ABA Journal sponsored its second Hackcess to Justice legal hackathon, where attorneys and programmers worked all weekend to create apps that help lawyers and increase the ability of individuals to gain access to legal…
  • Mar 25

    Two-Way Media v AT&T -- be careful reading notices of electronic filings on an iPhone!

    Two-Way Media v AT&T -- be careful reading notices of electronic filings on an iPhone!
    Last week, a federal appellate court ruled that two law firms missed an appeal deadline in a $40 million case notwithstanding the defense that the law firms were misled by a notice of electronic filing email sent by the trial...
Rank this Week: 531

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Mar 30

    Report to MD Government: Raw Milk Benefits Don’t Outweigh Health Risk

    Report to MD Government: Raw Milk Benefits Don’t Outweigh Health Risk
    Drinking raw milk has an increased risk of foodborne illness, according to a report prepared for the Maryland General Assembly. Last year, the House of Delegates’ Health and Operations Committee was considering a bill to legalize…
  • Mar 30

    Note to Small Farms: Keep Food Safety Front and Center When Donating or Selling to Food Bank

    Note to Small Farms: Keep Food Safety Front and Center When Donating or Selling to Food Bank
    As you read this, please keep in mind that back in the 1970s and 80s, my family — ma, pa, and the kids — had a 20-acre place in northern Idaho. We raised sheep, goats, chickens and rabbits, and put in an orchard, several acres of…
  • Mar 30

    144 Food Industry Employees Filed FSMA Whistleblower Complaints From 2011-2014

    144 Food Industry Employees Filed FSMA Whistleblower Complaints From 2011-2014
    Food industry employees have been using the whistleblower protections provided under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) ever since it was signed into law, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…
Rank this Week: 60

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Mar 30

    Happy 70th birthday, Eric Patrick 'God' Clapton.

    Happy 70th birthday, Eric Patrick 'God' Clapton.
    Happy 70th Birthday Eric Patrick "God" Clapton (b. March 30 1945). I first heard you on Yardbirds tracks I started collecting at 13 but 2 weeks after my 15th birthday on March 10, 1968 you played a live version of...
  • Mar 27

    In praise of structure: For lawyers and other underachievers.

    In praise of structure: For lawyers and other underachievers.
    Above: E practicing Structure. This 2006 post is from our famous Evergreen Collection. We haven't seen a need to revise it much. Do we lawyers know how to get things done, done right and done on time? Do we...
  • Mar 27

    Religion as mental illness at best.

    Religion as mental illness at best.
    "In the course of history," Adouous Huxley famously wrote in the Saturday Evening Post on October 18, 1958, "many more people have died for their drink and their dope than have died for their religion or their country."…
Rank this Week: 75

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    The Tenth Year Anniversary of UNSCR 1593, which Referred the Situation in Darfur to the International Criminal Court

    The Tenth Year Anniversary of UNSCR 1593, which Referred the Situation in Darfur to the International Criminal Court
    Ten years ago today, on March 31, 2005, the U.N. Security Council adopted resolution 1593, which referred the situation in Darfur, Sudan, to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court for investigation. Although not a party to the…
  • Mar 30

    “The Future of Violence” on Diane Rehm

    “The Future of Violence” on Diane Rehm
    This morning, Gabriella Blum and I had the pleasure of appearing on the Diane Rehm Show to discuss The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones——Confronting A New Age of Threat. It was a good discussion for those…
  • Mar 30

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    Shots were fired this morning at Fort Meade after two people in a vehicle attempted to ram a gate leading to the National Security Agency. The Washington Post reports that one person was killed and at least one other injured. According to…
Rank this Week: 70

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Mar 30

    USPTO Director Announces "Quick-Fix" and Anticipated Changes to PTAB Practice

    USPTO Director Announces "Quick-Fix" and Anticipated Changes to PTAB Practice
    By Grantland Drutchas and Andrew Williams -- On Friday, March 27, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director Michelle Lee issued a statement on the PTO Blog indicating several "quick-fix" and proposed rule changes. The "quick-fix" rules…
  • Mar 29

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. 1:15-cv-11294; filed March 26, 2015 in the District Court of…
  • Mar 29

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    March 30-31, 2015 - Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the PTAB*** (Momentum) - San Jose, CA March 31, 2015 - "Overcoming Sect. 101 Rejections Post-Alice Corp. -- Leveraging USPTO Guidance and Recent Decisions to Meet Sect. 101 Patent…
Rank this Week: 65

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 541

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Mar 30

    Veronica Root, "Modern-Day Monitorships"

    Veronica Root, "Modern-Day Monitorships"
    Article. Abstract: When a sexual abuse scandal rocked Penn State, when Apple engaged in anticompetitive behavior, and when servicers like Bank of America improperly foreclosed upon hundreds of thousands of homeowners, each organization…
  • Mar 30

    Conference Announcement: Reconsidering Access to Justice

    Conference Announcement: Reconsidering Access to Justice
    Lack of access to justice has long been a problem in the United States and other developed countries. Recent regulatory reforms - from the adoption of Alternative Business Structures in the United Kingdom to LLLTs in Washington State -…
  • Mar 30

    "Attorney-Client Privilege not Extended to E-Mails Exchanged with Attorney Litigation Funder"

    "Attorney-Client Privilege not Extended to E-Mails Exchanged with Attorney Litigation Funder"
    Case discussion at Legal Ethics in Motion.
Rank this Week: 38

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Mar 30

    I Only Had A Couple Beers …

    I Only Had A Couple Beers …
    Dishonesty is just so, so tiresome. Just tell the truth. Make The Juice happy. But no, this gent, like just about everyone else who gets busted for an alcohol-related offense, only had “a couple of beers.” He’s either a…
  • Mar 29

    Law School? Why Waste Your Money? Just “Esquire” Yourself.

    Law School? Why Waste Your Money? Just “Esquire” Yourself.
    Law school is really expensive, and it takes three years. So how can you avoid it, and still be a lawyer? Well, just say you are a lawyer. That’s what this woman did, apparently quite well, as reported by newser.com: A woman used forged…
  • Mar 28

    All Those Things You Hear About The Importance Of A Solid Foundation? They’re True! Ask These Folks.

    All Those Things You Hear About The Importance Of A Solid Foundation? They’re True! Ask These Folks.
    Was it “Wait, I thought we tested the soil?” or “Soil, shmoil. It looks fine to me. Build it!” It’s unclear what happened because the case of the sliding house has not yet gone to trial … but it’s…
Rank this Week: 193

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    JOB POSITION  Senior Manager PI & Licensing |Regular Full time position  About HalioDx  HalioDx will develop and commercialize its proprietary offering in immuno-oncology with the aim to characterize the patient’s…
  • Mar 29

    G2/12 et G2/13 : un produit obtenu par un procédé essentiellement biologique est brevetable

    G2/12 et G2/13 : un produit obtenu par un procédé essentiellement biologique est brevetable
    Dans ces affaires brocoli 2 et tomate 2, la Grande Chambre avait été saisie de question très proches, relatives à l'exclusion des procédés essentiellement biologiques d'obtention de…
  • Mar 25

    G3/14 : examen de la clarté en opposition

    G3/14 : examen de la clarté en opposition
    L'an dernier, la Grande Chambre avait été saisie de questions relatives à l'examen de la clarté en procédure d'opposition. La question était de savoir dans quelle mesure la clarté d'une…
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Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

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

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Mar 30

    The Democratic Party and Corporate Money

    The Democratic Party and Corporate Money
    The announcement that Chuck (Mr. Wall Street) Schumer has been tabbed to lead the Democratic Party in the Senate is a vivid reminder that the Democrats have been captured by big money. The Democrats can talk economic populism, but those who…
  • Mar 27

    Capitalist Agriculture & Biotechnology: Toward Delineating the Contexts and Contours of Post-Academic Science

    Capitalist Agriculture & Biotechnology: Toward Delineating the Contexts and Contours of Post-Academic Science
    The latest issue of the “independent socialist” periodical, Monthly Review, has two articles that might interest this blog’s readers: Fred Magdoff’s, “A Rational Agriculture Is Incompatible with…
  • Mar 19

    Toward a Developmental Finance State

    Toward a Developmental Finance State
    Robert C. Hockett and Saule T. Omarova have posted a draft of their important—hence highly recommended—new article, “Public Actors in Private Markets: Toward a Developmental Finance State,” at SSRN, available here. The…
Rank this Week: 346

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Mar 30

    Should Nonprofits Stay Closer to the Red with Reserves?: A Blue Shield Inquiry

    Should Nonprofits Stay Closer to the Red with Reserves?: A Blue Shield Inquiry
    As seen in a recent post here, the California Franchise Tax Board did not cite a reason for revoking Blue Shield’s state tax exemption. Many have speculated that its unusually large reserves and attendant issues were the main causes.…
  • Mar 29

    The Public Policy Doctrine Is An Unlikely Solution To Addressing Racism In Greek Organization

    The Public Policy Doctrine Is An Unlikely Solution To Addressing Racism In Greek Organization
    Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s problems seem to be getting bigger by the second. Most recently, an investigation into the events has discovered that the racist chant the chapter at the University of Oklahoma was caught singing was allegedly taught…
  • Mar 29

    Questions On The Blue Shield Of California Decision

    Questions On The Blue Shield Of California Decision
    According to an article in The LA Times, Blue Shield of California, the state’s third-largest health insurer, lost its state tax-exempt status—a benefit it has enjoyed since 1939. According to the article, Blue Shield California has…
Rank this Week: 210

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Mar 30

    - Operation

    - Operation
    LinkedIn is often seen as the place to go if you're recruiting new employees or searching for a new job -- not necessarily as a place to grow franchise sales. However, when you think about it, a franchise sale...
  • Mar 30

    How Simple Technology is Helping Restaurant Managers - Operation

    How Simple Technology is Helping Restaurant Managers - Operation
    Ever wish there were a "Moneyball approach " to managing multi-location restaurants? It would be a business model where we would field dozens of "scouts " who could fan out across multiple locations, logging in data,…
  • Mar 29

    What You Need From Your Mapping Software - Operation

    What You Need From Your Mapping Software - Operation
    Microsoft has discontinued MapPoint starting this year, which was used as a territory mapping software. This left many users with an option to replace it. However, the big question here is, what exactly does a business, like a franchise,...
Rank this Week: 739

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Mar 30

    Court Declines to Hear IPAB, "Death Panel" Case

    Court Declines to Hear IPAB, "Death Panel" Case
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court today declined to review Coons v. Lew, the Ninth Circuit case holding that the plaintiffs' challenge to the ACA's Independent Payment Advisory Board was not ripe and rejecting the…
  • Mar 30

    Supreme Court Denies Certiorari to School's Ban on American Flag Clothing for Cinco de Mayo

    Supreme Court Denies Certiorari to School's Ban on American Flag Clothing for Cinco de Mayo
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In a summary order today, the United States Supreme Court listed among the cases denied certiorari the controversial "Cinco de Mayo" case, Dariano v. Morgan…
  • Mar 29

    Habeas, Death Penalty Argument Preview

    Habeas, Death Penalty Argument Preview
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in Brumfield v. Cain, the case testing how state courts must consider evidence of mental retardation in death penalty sentencing proceedings.…
Rank this Week: 85

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 266

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 30

    The Importance of Data Occupations in the U.S. Economy

    The Importance of Data Occupations in the U.S. Economy
     Economics & Statistics Administration, Department of Commerce. By William Hawk, Regina Powers, Economists, and Robert Rubinovitz Deputy Chief Economist Economics and Statistics Administration Office of the Chief Economist. ESA Issue…
  • Mar 30

    The Liquidation of Government Debt

    The Liquidation of Government Debt
    The Liquidation of Government Debt, Carmen M. Reinhart and M. Belen Sbrancia. IMF Working Paper. January 21, 2015. “High public debt often produces the drama of default and restructuring. But debt is also reduced through financial…
  • Mar 30

    Public Sector Unions & the First Amendment after Harris v. Quinn and Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

    Public Sector Unions & the First Amendment after Harris v. Quinn and Burwell v. Hobby Lobby
    Tang, Aaron, Public Sector Unions & the First Amendment after Harris v. Quinn and Burwell v. Hobby Lobby (March 28, 2015). New York University Law Review, Forthcoming. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2586491…
Rank this Week: 34

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Mar 30

    Chancery Decides Adverse Possession Claim

    Chancery Decides Adverse Possession Claim
    In an example of the range of cases handled by the Court of Chancery beyond corporate and commercial litigation, the opinion in Tumulty v. Schreppler, C.A. No. 5948-VCP (Del. Ch. Mar. 30, 2015), addresses a claim for adverse possession of…
  • Mar 29

    Claims By Receiver for Corporation Proceed Against Director

    Claims By Receiver for Corporation Proceed Against Director
    Stewart v. Wilmington Trust SP Services, Inc., et al., C.A. No. 9306-VCP (Del. Ch. Mar. 26, 2015). This opinion from the Delaware Court of Chancery should be required reading for anyone who wants to know the latest iteration of Delaware…
  • Mar 28

    Large Defamation Damage Award Upheld Against Hewlett-Packard

    Large Defamation Damage Award Upheld Against Hewlett-Packard
    The opinion in Professional Investigating & Consulting Agency, Inc. v. Hewlett-Packard Co., C.A. No. N12C-06-196 MMJ CCLD (Del. Super. Mar. 23, 2015), applies the Delaware law of defamation in the context of a claim by one business vendor…
Rank this Week: 181

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Mar 30

    How Are They (I Mean *We*) Going To Pay For Honolulu's Rail?

    How Are They (I Mean *We*) Going To Pay For Honolulu's Rail?
    The short answer: taxes. There's been a lot of breathless reporting over the past couple of weeks about the skyrocketing cost of the 20-mile, 21-station Honolulu rail project. Cost estimates to build the line from Ewa to Ala Moana Center…
  • Mar 30

    Pacific Business News Details The Rail's Impact On Honolulu Property

    Pacific Business News Details The Rail's Impact On Honolulu Property
    The cover story in Pacific Business News' recent edition, "Honolulu rail transit's eminent domain" is worth reading. Most importantly, the PBN staff created maps which show how much property is targeted for acquisition, and where it is…
  • Mar 30

    Amici Brief: Property Owners Have Right Of Direct Access To Highways That Can't Be Regulated Away

    Amici Brief: Property Owners Have Right Of Direct Access To Highways That Can't Be Regulated Away
    Here's the amici brief on behalf of Central Oregon Builders Association, Oregonians in Action, and Owners' Counsel of America in a case being considered by the Oregon Supreme Court, State of Oregon v. Alderwoods (Oregon), Inc., No. S062766.…
Rank this Week: 145

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Mar 30

    CFPB issues FDCPA 2015 report

    CFPB issues FDCPA 2015 report
    Barbara S. Mishkin The CFPB has issued its fourth annual FDCPA report covering the CFPB’s activities in 2014.  The section of the report that reviews consumer complaints about debt collection received by the CFPB in 2014 recycles…
  • Mar 30

    CFPB holds hearing on payday and auto title loans in Richmond, VA

    CFPB holds hearing on payday and auto title loans in Richmond, VA
    Theodore R. Flo On March 26, the CFPB held a public hearing on payday and auto title lending, the same day that it released proposed regulations for short-term small-dollar loans. Virginia Attorney General, Mark Herring gave opening remarks,…
  • Mar 30

    CFPB 2014 complaints report shows large increase in debt collection and credit reporting complaint

    CFPB 2014 complaints report shows large increase in debt collection and credit reporting complaint
    Barbara S. Mishkin The CFPB’s Consumer Response Annual Report analyzing complaints handled in 2014 indicates that volume rose 53% from 163,700 complaints in 2013 to 250,200 in 2014. The report provides data on the most common types of…
Rank this Week: 693

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Falling Cans of Seafood At Local Supermarket Result in Lawsuit

    Falling Cans of Seafood At Local Supermarket Result in Lawsuit
    Market Basket is in the midst of a premises liability lawsuit after a patron claimed she was injured by falling seafood. According to WCVB, 74-year-old Ida Clement is alleging Market Basket was negligent after she was struck by several…
  • Mar 30

    Massachusetts Mother Arrested for Hosting Underage Drinking Party: A Reminder to Parents About Social Host Liability Law

    Massachusetts Mother Arrested for Hosting Underage Drinking Party: A Reminder to Parents About Social Host Liability Law
    A North Andover woman was arrested this weekend for hosting an underage drinking party. According to police, the woman, whose children were also both in attendance, charged teens an attendance fee. Police officers had received reports of an…
  • Mar 24

    Woman Gets $1.1M Clergy Sex Abuse Settlement

    Woman Gets $1.1M Clergy Sex Abuse Settlement
    A 49-year-old woman will get a $1.1 million in her clergy sex abuse lawsuit against the late Rev. Thomas Shea. The plaintiff, Jane Doe 2, claims that the clergyman sexually assaulted her over 60 times. The settlement was reached with the…
Rank this Week: 495

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    DREAM ACT DREAM

    DREAM ACT DREAM
    As you may have heard, we've arrived at a final budget agreement. The budget is a good budget--it champions the needs of middle class families and working New Yorkers, makes critical ethics reforms, and increases school aid. However, it…
  • Mar 30

    JESSICA'S HAWKING VEUVE

    JESSICA'S HAWKING VEUVE
    @ International Polo Club of Palm Beach
  • Mar 30

    I SEE AN OPENING

    I SEE AN OPENING
    Islanders @ BB&T Center
Rank this Week: 13

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
  • Mar 30

    “21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act” Introduced in House

    “21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act” Introduced in House
    On March 26, 2015, House of Representatives Republican Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) introduced a bill (H.R. 1667) to amend Section 4(b) of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to require the Secretary of Interior to “make publicly available on the…
  • Mar 27

    National Marine Fisheries Service Accepts Two Petitions to List the Porbeagle Shark

    National Marine Fisheries Service Accepts Two Petitions to List the Porbeagle Shark
    On March 27, 2015, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) accepted two petitions asking NMFS to list the Porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act either throughout the entirety of its…
  • Mar 27

    Agencies Must Aim for Recovery of the Species When Designating Critical Habitat

    Agencies Must Aim for Recovery of the Species When Designating Critical Habitat
    In a decision issued earlier this week, a U.S. District Court rejected the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) interpretation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), finding that its interpretation of the critical habitat…
Rank this Week: 729