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Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Dr. King's legacy must be remembered

    Dr. King's legacy must be remembered
    [In commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we republish a post by the late Jim Hamilton from January 20, 2014, honoring Dr. King and his legacy.]By Jim Hamilton, J.D., LL.M."I was taking a part of the South to transplant in alien soil.…
  • Jan 13

    OCIE announces examination priorities for 2017

    OCIE announces examination priorities for 2017
    By Jacquelyn LumbThe SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations this year will focus on areas of importance to retail investors, risks affecting elderly and retiring investors, and the assessment of market-wide risks. OCIE…
  • Jan 12

    ‘HALOS’ capital bill sails through House

    ‘HALOS’ capital bill sails through House
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.The House once again passed the Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act, a bill sponsored by Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) that seeks to clarify the general solicitation rules targeted by the Jumpstart Our Business…
Rank this Week: 150

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jan 16

    Martin Luther King: Jan. 15, 1929-April 4, 1968

    Martin Luther King: Jan. 15, 1929-April 4, 1968
    All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” Image Credit: From flickr, Creative Commons license. Photo of mural from D.C. Public Library by Elvert Barnes.……
  • Jan 13

    Nitpicking the EEOC’s proposed guidance on harassment

    Nitpicking the EEOC’s proposed guidance on harassment
    This week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a proposed Enforcement Guidance on workplace harassment. It’s 75 pages long, so a little too much to cover in a single blog post. The EEOC is seeking comments from the public…
  • Jan 13

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    The latest installment of Mallory Schneider Ricci’s saga, Diary of a Pregnant Lawyer: Second Blogmester, is up at FOCUS, our women’s leadership blog. Is the second trimester really the easiest part of a pregnancy? Well,…
Rank this Week: 438

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/
  • Jan 16

    SCOTUS to review NLRB ban on class-action waiver

    SCOTUS to review NLRB ban on class-action waiver
    One of the biggest issues on the NLRB’s hit list over the past few years has been class-action waivers. In D.R. Horton, a 3-2 majority of the Board held that an arbitration agreement which requires employees to waive their right to…
  • Jan 13

    WIRTW #444 (the “training” edition)

    WIRTW #444 (the “training” edition)
    The workplace training video. I hope yours go better than this example. Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination 3d Cir: Even where old folks are treated fairly, OLDER folks can bring age-bias claims — via…
  • Jan 12

    … and an early contender for worst employer of the year

    … and an early contender for worst employer of the year
    We already have a nominee for worst employee of 2017, so why not share the love and nominate a worst employer. Drum roll… Man Fired For Attending Son’s Birth  The first day of the new year was pretty eventful…
Rank this Week: 230

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/
  • Jan 16

    Court of Appeals to Decide Controversial Partnership Dissolution Case

    Court of Appeals to Decide Controversial Partnership Dissolution Case
    New York's highest court last week agreed to hear an appeal in a case that raises important issues concerning wrongful dissolution, damages, and valuation discounts under New York's partnership law. Learn more in this week's New York Business…
  • Jan 9

    Announcing Must-Have Treatise on Business Divorce Litigation

    Announcing Must-Have Treatise on Business Divorce Litigation
    If you are or aspire to be a business divorce lawyer, you'll want to read in this week's New York Business Divorce my review of a newly published treatise called Litigating The Business Divorce, after which you'll want to order a copy.
  • Jan 2

    Limited Partners Take a Licking in Two Delaware Supreme Court Decision

    Limited Partners Take a Licking in Two Delaware Supreme Court Decision
    A pair of important decisions last month by the Delaware Supreme Court handed defeats to limited partners challenging conflicted asset sales by the general partner. Learn more in this week's New York Business Divorce.
Rank this Week: 683

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    University Settles Suit By Christian Counseling Student

    University Settles Suit By Christian Counseling Student
    The Springfield News-Leader reports that last month Missouri State University agreed to pay former student Andrew Cash $25,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by him charging that he was suspended from the Masters program in Counseling because of…
  • Jan 16

    Prosperity Gospel Pastor, Bishop Eddie Long, Die

    Prosperity Gospel Pastor, Bishop Eddie Long, Die
    As reported by CNN and AP, controversial Atlanta area mega-church pastor, Bishop Eddie Long, died Sunday morning of cancer at age 63. At its height, his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church where he preached a "prosperity gospel" had…
  • Jan 16

    Egyptian Prosecutors Say Insufficient Evidence In Case Of Attack On Christian Woman

    Egyptian Prosecutors Say Insufficient Evidence In Case Of Attack On Christian Woman
    According to AP, in Egypt prosecutors have dropped a case against several members of a Muslim mob allegedly involved last May in stripping a Christian woman of her clothes and parading her naked through the streets in a village in Minya…
Rank this Week: 23

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 895

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 16

    “The scheme was characterized by unbridled greed”

    “The scheme was characterized by unbridled greed”
    The Indianapolis Business Journal had an article about the fraud and greed that led to the indictment of nursing home owner and operator James Burkhart.   In an explosive federal indictment unsealed in October, kickback money was…
  • Jan 15

    Resident Tased by Police

    Resident Tased by Police
    WCCB Charlotte reported the tragic assault of a resident suffering from dementia by police with tasers.  When the incident happened in March, the sheriff made excuses defending the police by claiming the resident assaulted another…
  • Jan 14

    Dumping for Profit

    Dumping for Profit
    Herald Mail Media reported on the accusation of resident dumping by the owner/operator of five Maryland nursing homes.  The suit alleges that during a 17-month period between Jan. 1, 2015, and May 31,  Neiswanger Management Services…
Rank this Week: 123

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
Rank this Week: 599

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Jan 16

    Podcast by Professor Nancy Marder

    Podcast by Professor Nancy Marder
    Juries and Lay Participation. Nancy Marder from Chicago-Kent College of Law offers a comparative perspective on the jury, surveying the different ways in which laypersons are used and controlled in different common law and civil law systems.
  • Jan 16

    Brief Historical Overview of Jurie

    Brief Historical Overview of Jurie
    A recent Wall Street Journal article provided a brief historical overview of the jury. WSJ: Juries, From the Ancient Athenians to '12 Angry Men'
  • Jan 13

    Latest edition of Jur-E-Bulletin by the National Center for State Court

    Latest edition of Jur-E-Bulletin by the National Center for State Court
    Article on Juror Questions Judge Jeannine Turgeon, Court of Common Pleas, Dauphin County (Harrisburg, PA) published an article in the January-February, 2017 edition of The Pennsylvania Lawyer titled, Permitting Jurors to Ask Questions During…
Rank this Week: 567

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Today and all days, we shall overcome

    Today and all days, we shall overcome
    The darkness of the upcoming Trump presidency is offset by the light of the lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Our law firm this and every year celebrates his birthday by being closed. Today, my son and I will join the annual peace walk on…
  • Jan 15

    National Academy of Sciences releases lengthy report on “Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids”

    National Academy of Sciences releases lengthy report on “Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids”
    On January 12, 2017, the National Academy of Sciences released its lengthy report on "Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids." The report is too lengthy for me to have reviewed yet. A cursory check seems to show the report's recognizing…
  • Jan 14

    Praised be Congressman John Lewis and all others who are boycotting Trump’s inauguration

    Praised be Congressman John Lewis and all others who are boycotting Trump’s inauguration
    Praised be Congressman John Lewis -- and all other boycotting government officials -- for boycotting Trump's inauguration, after attending all prior inaugurations while a member of the House of Representatives.
Rank this Week: 226

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 241

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

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/
  • Jan 16

    Jim Crow’s Unwritten Code

    Jim Crow’s Unwritten Code
    Stephen A. Berrey, The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race, Civil Rights, and Segregation in Mississippi (2015).Anders WalkerIn The Jim Crow Routine, historian Stephen Berrey brings fresh eyes to the intricate set of legal rules…
  • Jan 13

    What the Sharing Economy and Environmental Law Have In Common

    What the Sharing Economy and Environmental Law Have In Common
    Kellen Zale, When Everything is Small: The Regulatory Challenge of Scale in the Sharing Economy, San Diego L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Eric BiberThere has been a lot of literature about the so-called “sharing”…
  • Jan 12

    Connecting Nineteenth-Century Antislavery and Labor Movements with Twenty-First-Century Workers’ Right

    Connecting Nineteenth-Century Antislavery and Labor Movements with Twenty-First-Century Workers’ Right
    Rebecca E. Zietlow, A Positive Right to Free Labor, 39 Seattle U. L. Rev. 859 (2016).Anne Marie LofasoIn her article, A Positive Right to Free Labor, Professor Zietlow recounts the history of the working person’s claim to free labor.…
Rank this Week: 269

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Covers national and international agriculture issues. By Rincker Law PLLC.

http://rinckerlaw.com/blog
  • Jan 16

    Illinois Family Law: Common Law Marriage

    Illinois Family Law: Common Law Marriage
    Interestingly, Illinois does not recognize common law marriage (i.e., when two people cohabitate and hold the other out as a spouse for a certain period of time); however, Illinois WILL recognize a common law marriage in other state if…
  • Dec 5

    Farm Machinery Lease

    Farm Machinery Lease
    Leasing farm equipment, rather than buying it, may be appropriate when the equipment is only needed for a short period of time or if the value of the equipment will be low after the intended use or if the farmer … The post Farm…
  • Nov 28

    Some Considerations for General Partnership Agreement

    Some Considerations for General Partnership Agreement
    Happy Post- Thanksgiving Break.  I ate a lotta turkey down in College Station, Texas over the weekend.  So I’ve been getting a lot of questions about partnership agreements lately.  A partnership arises when two or more…
Rank this Week: 663

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 17

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jan 16

    Pro Se Plaintiff Allowed to Proceed with Part of Claim Against Chiropractor

    Pro Se Plaintiff Allowed to Proceed with Part of Claim Against Chiropractor
    In Lacy v. Mitchell, No. M2016-00677-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Nov. 30, 2016), the trial court dismissed plaintiff’s case, finding that her claim fell under the Health Care Liability Act and that she uncontestedly failed to follow the…
  • Jan 15

    Employer Had No Duty to Prevent Employee From Leaving Store in His Own Car

    Employer Had No Duty to Prevent Employee From Leaving Store in His Own Car
    In Thompson v. Best Buy Stores, L.P., No. E2015-02304-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Nov. 28, 2016), the Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling that an employer had no duty to prevent an employee from leaving the premises in his own car.…
  • Jan 14

    Article Shows Misinformation About Malpractice Litigation

    Article Shows Misinformation About Malpractice Litigation
    An article in Becker’s Hospital Review demonstrates the need for careful review of any article that purports to give information about medical malpractice (which Tennessee now calls “health care liability”) lawsuits. The…
Rank this Week: 271

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 318

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jan 16

    CT: Rejection of R(3): Products Liability

    CT: Rejection of R(3): Products Liability
    In late December, the Connecticut Supreme Court reaffirmed its commitment to 402(A), but also modified existing doctrine. Jennifer Brooks Crozier and Adam Masin explain at JD Supra Business Advisor. The gist: In arguably the most important…
  • Jan 13

    A State-by-State Breakdown of Med Mal Case

    A State-by-State Breakdown of Med Mal Case
    Becker's Hospital Review provides a state-by-state comparison of malpractice suits and costs per 100,000 residents, in order from the largest amount (Louisiana at 44.1 suits per 100,000 residents) to the smallest (Hawaii at 4.9). The list is…
  • Jan 12

    JOTWELL Torts: Hershovitz on Cornell on the Connection Between Rights and Wrong

    JOTWELL Torts: Hershovitz on Cornell on the Connection Between Rights and Wrong
    At JOTWELL, Scott Hershovitz reviews Nicolas Cornell's Wrongs, Rights, and Third Parties.
Rank this Week: 135

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jan 16

    Check Your Business Development Vital Sign

    Check Your Business Development Vital Sign
    You know by now (did you ever not?) that it takes more than your business card and an open door to draw clients into your law office. And while you may have devised your marketing plan and work it to the best of your ability, January is still…
  • Jan 16

    Check Your Business Development Vital Sign

    Check Your Business Development Vital Sign
    You know by now (did you ever not?) that it takes more than your business card and an open door to draw clients into your law office. And while you may have devised your marketing plan and work it to the best of your ability, January is still…
  • Jan 13

    Five Tech Tools Every Lawyer Should Be Using

    Five Tech Tools Every Lawyer Should Be Using
    Whether you’ve been practicing for one year or 25 years, you’ve likely come across an array of emerging tech tools and services designed to help you improve your law practice. As the industry moves forward, it’s essential…
Rank this Week: 385

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/
  • Jan 16

    How to Document Your Car Accident Correctly

    How to Document Your Car Accident Correctly
    After an accident, it’s critically important to thoroughly document all evidence relating to the wreck. Incorrect or inadequate documentation of an auto accident can imperil your claim with your own insurance company, the other…
  • Jan 13

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    More than half of these were surprises to me — Thirty Famous People With Law Degrees. The post Friday Fun appeared first on pissd.com.
  • Jan 13

    4 Tips for Filing a Social Security Disability Claim

    4 Tips for Filing a Social Security Disability Claim
    When you’re injured and can no longer work, Social Security disability benefits can be a blessing. Unfortunately, the process of filing a Social Security disability claim and getting money back can be tough, especially since many people…
Rank this Week: 815

IP Notiz

IP Notiz

Covers intellectual property law rights in Germany.

http://www.ip-notiz.de
  • Jan 16

    Neues Verfahren zur Löschung nicht benutzter Marken – Änderung des Schweizer Markenrechts ab dem 1. Januar 2017

    Neues Verfahren zur Löschung nicht benutzter Marken – Änderung des Schweizer Markenrechts ab dem 1. Januar 2017
    Ein Gastbeitrag von RA Michael Bopp, LL.M. Während bisher für die Löschung von nicht gebrauchten Marken im Schweizer Markenregister ein aufwändiges und teures Zivilverfahren nötig war, besteht seit Beginn dieses…
  • Oct 24

    IP|Event: Copycamp Polen

    IP|Event: Copycamp Polen
    Das Copycamp in Warschau findet nächste Woche vom 27.-28.10. statt. Das Programm und die Speaker finden Sie hier. Themen sind u.a.: Copyright and Art; Remuneration Models; Copyright, Education and Science; Technology, Innovation and…
  • Oct 5

    Entwurf für Urheberrechts-Richtlinie jetzt auch auf Deutsch

    Entwurf für Urheberrechts-Richtlinie jetzt auch auf Deutsch
    Der Text des Oettinger-Entwurfs wurde ja schon vor einiger Zeit geleaked, die Diskussion ist schon in vollem Gang. Der/die ein oder andere mag von den wichtigsten „Stellen“ aber bislang nur aus zweiter Hand erfahren haben, weil…
Rank this Week: 692

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Trial in Dunn/Kelly Case Challenging TADA Pushed to July 2017

    Trial in Dunn/Kelly Case Challenging TADA Pushed to July 2017
    The lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the medical futility dispute resolution provisions in the Texas Advance Directives had been scheduled to begin this month.  But it has been pushed back to July. Check out my analysis of…
  • Jan 15

    2nd International Conference on End of Life: Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice

    2nd International Conference on End of Life: Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice
    Join me at the 2nd International Conference on End of Life: Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice (ICEL 2017) from 13 – 15 September 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. This is a multidisciplinary, multinational conference, with presenting…
  • Jan 15

    A Clinician's Guide to Privacy and Communication in the ICU

    A Clinician's Guide to Privacy and Communication in the ICU
    Make your staff read this short article in Critical Care Medicine.  So many clinicians believe that HIPAA constrains their ability to communicate with patient's families far more than it really does. This expert analysis helps bust those…
Rank this Week: 295

Translation For Lawyers

Translation For Lawyers

Covers various topics related to language translation, interpretation, and culture in the Legal Sytem. By All Language Alliance, Inc.

http://www.translationforlawyers.com/
  • Jan 16

    On-Site Medical Interpreting Services Shield Healthcare Facilities from Malpractice Claim

    On-Site Medical Interpreting Services Shield Healthcare Facilities from Malpractice Claim
    When Medical Translation Services Are Not Used in Medical Settings, Bad Things Happen On-site medical interpreting services save human lives and shield hospitals and doctors from malpractice lawsuits. Recent studies indicate that medical…
  • Jan 1

    Apostille Translation Services in the Practice of Law

    Apostille Translation Services in the Practice of Law
    Apostille translation services consisting of certified translation of public documents are often required in the practice of law. An apostille is a certificate that authenticates the origin of a public document. Documents bearing an apostille…
  • Dec 14

    Use Professional Medical Translation Services to Comply with Affordable Care Act

    Use Professional Medical Translation Services to Comply with Affordable Care Act
    Professional medical translation services play an important role in helping hospitals and doctors’ offices comply with the Affordable Care Act, and, thus, help to shield doctors and medical clinics from liability that arises when the…
Rank this Week: 596

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/
  • Jan 16

    Beef Jerky Manufacturer Sued for OSHA Violation

    Beef Jerky Manufacturer Sued for OSHA Violation
    An employee trying to help a co-worker who was seriously injured at work was fired for attempting to call 911 for help.  The employer, Lone Star Western Beef, a beef jerky manufacturer, is now being sued by the U.S. Department of Labor…
  • Jan 10

    Patent Trolls and Their Lawyers Forced to Pay

    Patent Trolls and Their Lawyers Forced to Pay
    Patent trolls are companies that buy patents that are vague in description and then use those to sue other companies that create a product that the trolling company claims is infringing on the patent they own.  The trolling company…
  • Jan 4

    Having Sex With Your Patient

    Having Sex With Your Patient
    Iowa law prohibits a physician from having a sexual relationship with a patient. The physician-patient relationship must have been terminated and the termination needs to be clear. The reasons for this prohibition has a lot to do with…
Rank this Week: 769

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
  • Jan 16

    Court holiday.

    Court holiday.
    Tomorrow's issue:  Absolute liability under the Labor Law.
  • Jan 13

    The presumption of proper service.

    The presumption of proper service.
    Practice point:  A defendant's conclusory and undocumented affidavit asserting that he had moved, when the defendant had not notified the post office of a change of address, is insufficient to rebut the presumption of proper service…
  • Jan 12

    A runaway bus.

    A runaway bus.
    The Appellate Division affirmed the order granting plaintiff's motion for summary judgment on  liability and dismissing the affirmative defenses alleging plaintiff's culpable conduct. The evidence showed that the owner-defendants'…
Rank this Week: 351

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Social media, "WikiLeaks" and false news in the 18th century: Thomas Jefferson and the "Mazzei letter"

    Social media, "WikiLeaks" and false news in the 18th century: Thomas Jefferson and the "Mazzei letter"
    In today’s public discourse, nothing is more super-charged than social media, "WikiLeaks" and false news. We like to think about these issues as something new. However, if we discount the internet and digital context and look through a…
  • Jan 13

    Arrow declarations can be granted: Fujifilm v AbbVie

    Arrow declarations can be granted: Fujifilm v AbbVie
    The Court of Appeal decided yesterday that the High Court can, as a point of principle, properly grant declarations that a product lacked novelty or an inventive step at a particular date, see Fujifim Kyowa Kirin Biologics Co.,…
  • Jan 10

    Guest Post - China's Patent Boom

    Guest Post - China's Patent Boom
    The IPKat is delighted to receive this guest post from Yangjin Li (details at the end of the post)World Intellectual Property Organization recently published its annual World Intellectual Property Indicators report. This report states that,…
Rank this Week: 31

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Do you know how to clean your rented property?

    Do you know how to clean your rented property?
    A very substantial proportion of all inventory disputes are caused by issues over cleaning.  Many tenants have had their deposits docked because they left the property in a condition which they thought was clean, but their landlords or…
  • Jan 14

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 3 January

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 3 January
    I have been speaking to various people at Alan Boswell (the specialist landlord insurance brokers) recently about insurance for both landlords and tenants (although mostly for landlords). We are working together on developing a free mini…
  • Jan 12

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #279

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #279
    [Ben Reeve Lewis has had a cold…) I’ve decided that colds need to be graded, like storms. I have come to this conclusion having suffered for the past week with a terrible one whilst admittedly stopping short of full blown flu,…
Rank this Week: 392

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jan 15

    News Essentials: 16th January 2017

    News Essentials: 16th January 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSThree-quarters of social workers oppose ‘power to innovate’ provisionsLAs should not be permitted to opt out of statutory duties to children and…
  • Jan 12

    Old and...

    Old and...
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were mainly about the past and the future. They included:Response and responsibility - Newly qualified lawyers must be nurtured.Dowry: the problem that…
  • Jan 9

    New website helps children and young people access and understand their right

    New website helps children and young people access and understand their right
    A new website from Coram’s Child Law Advice Service which helps children and young people to find out about their rights, goes live today, January 9th 2017.Called www.lawstuff.org.uk and funded by The Queen’s Trust, the website…
Rank this Week: 268

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jan 15

    Mark Your Calendar-DOJ webinar

    Mark Your Calendar-DOJ webinar
    Do you know about the DOJ Elder Justice Initiative? If not, then this webinar is for you. Even if you do know about it, still register for this webinar! According to the email I received, On January 26, 2017, the...
  • Jan 13

    Should All States Permit Use of Medicaid for Assisted Living?

    Should All States Permit Use of Medicaid for Assisted Living?
    The plight of 108-year-old Ohio resident Carrie Rausch, facing the prospect of losing her spot in an assisted living community because she's run out of money, is generating a lot of attention in the media, including People magazine. Some…
  • Jan 12

    Superagers, the New Super Heroes?

    Superagers, the New Super Heroes?
    Who doesn't want to be a super "something"? How about a Superager? What is a Superager anyway? (and no, capes and tights are not needed). According to a recent story in the NY Times, Superagers are "those whose memory and...
Rank this Week: 184

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jan 15

    Cocina Verify tackles restaurant food safety in Latin America

    Cocina Verify tackles restaurant food safety in Latin America
    A third-party food safety program for restaurants that want to show travelers that they adhere to U.S. food code standards is taking root in Central and South America, and is looking to expand into Southeast Asia in the near future.…
  • Jan 15

    Technology gives transparency to transportation food safety

    Technology gives transparency to transportation food safety
    There are mountains of it; fresh, nutritious, beautiful — belonging on the finished plates of high-end restaurants, school lunch trays and dinner tables across America. But instead, it’s dumped into landfills to rot into nothing…
  • Jan 14

    Letter From The Editor: Huge Change For FDA

    Letter From The Editor: Huge Change For FDA
    Something huge is going to be happening soon at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). There’s lot’s of chatter about it. From a “Coming Political Hurricane” to a “Libertarian Take-over,” it is all…
Rank this Week: 61

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jan 15

    Demandan por 250,000 euros al futbolista Boateng del Bayern Múnich

    Demandan por 250,000 euros al futbolista Boateng del Bayern Múnich
    La semana pasada, ante una corte de distrito de Múnich, Alemania, se empezó a ventilar el proceso iniciado en contra del futbolista alemán Jerome Boateng, del Bayern Múnich, por un administrador de bienes…
  • Jan 15

    Policía de Londres consigue apoyo de anunciantes contra la piratería

    Policía de Londres consigue apoyo de anunciantes contra la piratería
    La Unidad contra Crímenes de Propiedad Intelectual de la Policía de la Ciudad de Londres en el Reino Unido (PIPCU), anuncia que ha alcanzado acuerdos con los mayores anunciantes para que estos dejen de anunciarse en 1,232 sitios…
  • Jan 15

    Marruecos y la prohibición del burka

    Marruecos y la prohibición del burka
    El anuncio de la emisión de un decreto para prohibir la confección y uso del burka en Marruecos, ha desatado un debate entre quienes están a favor y quienes se oponen al uso de esta prenda de vestir musulmana que cubre…
Rank this Week: 242

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 763

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: 494

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 15

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    Merci d’envoyer vos CV et lettre de motivation par mail à Aude JACHEET à l’adresse : jobs@genfit.com, en mentionnant la référence de l’offre d’emploi (GF360) Lien vers l'annonce
  • Jan 12

    T2502/13 : pas un disclaimer

    T2502/13 : pas un disclaimer
    Afin de se distinguer du document A8, la requête subsidiaire précisait que le troisième pli du matériau intercalaire comprenait un plastifiant. A8, appartenant à l'état de la technique selon…
  • Jan 10

    J1/16 à J5/16 : poursuite de la suspension

    J1/16 à J5/16 : poursuite de la suspension
    Les présentes affaires concernent 5 demandes, pour lesquelles une action en revendication de propriété ont été engagées en 2014 par 3M devant le Landgericht (LG) de Braunschweig. Les 5…
Rank this Week: 635

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Jan 15

    Judge Cuts Over $10M from Attorney Fees Due to Use of Temporary Attorneys for Document Review: eDiscovery Case Law

    Judge Cuts Over $10M from Attorney Fees Due to Use of Temporary Attorneys for Document Review: eDiscovery Case Law
    The use of temporary associates for document review (and billing at normal staff associate rates) caused a federal judge in Manhattan to reduce the request for attorney fees by $10.3 million in a settlement of a securities case against Bank…
  • Jan 12

    REAL CLE Credit and Also a Bit About FAKE Lawyers: eDiscovery Trend

    REAL CLE Credit and Also a Bit About FAKE Lawyers: eDiscovery Trend
    We now have our first two approved states for CLE for our webcast "What Every Attorney Should Know About eDiscovery in 2017" coming up on Wednesday, January 25! Also, if you're reading an attorney blog, that attorney may or may not be a real…
  • Jan 11

    2016 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 4

    2016 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 4
    As we noted yesterday, Tuesday and Monday, eDiscovery Daily published 74 posts related to eDiscovery case decisions and activities over the past year, covering 62 unique cases! Yesterday, we looked back at cases related to social media…
Rank this Week: 911

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jan 15

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – North Carolina

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – North Carolina
    Next up in our whirlwind 50-state tour of claims handling requirements is the Tar Heel State. Unlike our previous stops in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, North Carolina has relatively few explicit claims handling requirements. This may be why…
  • Jan 14

    The Obligation to Comply with Proof of Loss Policy Condition

    The Obligation to Comply with Proof of Loss Policy Condition
    Insurance policies containing conditions pertaining to an insured’s obligation to submit a notice and proof of loss are “meant to give the insurer the necessary facts to facilitate an investigation of a claim and to…
  • Jan 13

    Rental House Insurance: Check and Double Check the Coverage

    Rental House Insurance: Check and Double Check the Coverage
    With a new year upon it us, it is a good time to look at your insurance documents and make all of your files are organized for the upcoming year. It is not uncommon for a family or an individual to make a move from one house to another, and…
Rank this Week: 371

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

Covers the developments in arbitration and contract law in India and elsewhere.

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 15

    Empirical Findings in International Arbitration: Part I

    Empirical Findings in International Arbitration: Part I
    Christopher R Drahozal has come up with a paper titled "Empirical Findings on International Arbitration: An Overview". For those uninitiated, Drahozal has been writing a lot about empirical analysis in International Arbitration, including…
  • Dec 20

    Failures in Law Making: The Case of Arbitration Law in India

    Failures in Law Making: The Case of Arbitration Law in India
    A recently published paper of this blawgger deals with failures in law making with focus on arbitration law in India. The abstract is provided below:The Statement of Objects and Reasons to the Arbitration & Conciliation (Amendment) Bill,…
  • Dec 16

    Two-Tiered Tribunal with the first Tier Indian & Second Tier Foreign Valid Says SC: Another Pro-Arbitration Decision?

    Two-Tiered Tribunal with the first Tier Indian & Second Tier Foreign Valid Says SC: Another Pro-Arbitration Decision?
    Readers would be aware of the two-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court in Centrotrade (2006) 11 SCC 245:2006(3) Arb LR 201 (SC).) where SB Sinha, J. held a two-tiered tribunal invalid when the first tier was Indian and the second tier was foreign…
Rank this Week: 651

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jan 15

    90% of Children Crossing Mediterranean to Italy Arrive Unaccompanied

    90% of Children Crossing Mediterranean to Italy Arrive Unaccompanied
    According to a press release from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), more than 90% of children reaching Italy's shores after crossing the Mediterranean Sea have been separated from their families or are unaccompanied. The number of…
  • Jan 12

    US Ends Cuban Wet Foot, Dry Foot Immigration Policy

    US Ends Cuban Wet Foot, Dry Foot Immigration Policy
    For the last two decades, the United States has maintained a special immigration policy that applied only to Cubans. Cubans who were intercepted by U.S. officials in the waters between the United States and Cuba (those with wet feet) would...
  • Jan 12

    Reminder for U.S. Jessup Team

    Reminder for U.S. Jessup Team
    Here's another reminder for Jessup Teams submitting their memorials tomorrow. In addition to uploading your memorials to your team homepage on the ILSA website, you must also email your memorials to the relevant Administrator (if you have…
Rank this Week: 173

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jan 15

    Supreme Court to Review BPCIA -- Amgen v. Sandoz Petitions for Writs of Certiorari Granted

    Supreme Court to Review BPCIA -- Amgen v. Sandoz Petitions for Writs of Certiorari Granted
    By Andrew Williams -- On Friday, the Supreme Court granted both petitions for writs of certiorari and consolidated the Sandoz v. Amgen (No. 15-1039) and Amgen v. Sandoz (No. 15-1195) appeals. Sandoz had petitioned the Court on February 16,…
  • Jan 15

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    January 18, 2017 - "Top Patent Law Stories of 2016" (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP) - 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT) January 19, 2017 - "Evidence of Prior Art at the PTAB: Rigorous Proof, Or Else" (Intellectual Property Owners…
  • Jan 15

    USPTO Patent Quality Chat Webinar Serie

    USPTO Patent Quality Chat Webinar Serie
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be offering the next webinar in its Patent Quality Chat webinar series from 12:00 to 1:00 pm (ET) on January 19, 2017. Sandie Spyrou, Supervisor, Office of Patent Quality Assurance, and Mary Beth…
Rank this Week: 67

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    EPA RMP Requirements: Third Party Audits and Privilege

    EPA RMP Requirements: Third Party Audits and Privilege
    By Lee Vail, Ph.D., J.D. On March 14, 2016, Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) proposed changes to the Risk Management Plan Program (“RMP”) Rule.  On January 13, 2017, the EPA published a new final…
  • Jan 13

    U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Class-Action Waiver

    U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Class-Action Waiver
    By Scott Huffstetler Today, the United States Supreme Court decided to consider three decisions involving class-action waivers in employee arbitration agreements.  As background, many employers require employees to sign arbitration…
  • Jan 10

    WDLA Rules That Offshore Contractors Are Not Subject To BSEE Regulation

    WDLA Rules That Offshore Contractors Are Not Subject To BSEE Regulation
    By Michael J. O’Brien In an earlier blog post here we highlighted the facts in Island Operating Co., v. Jewell, et al., Civil Action No. 16-145, currently pending in the Lafayette Division of the Western District of Louisiana. The…
Rank this Week: 760

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 15

    Lock Washers: Scope and Suspension

    Lock Washers: Scope and Suspension
    Here, we continue our dive into the intersection of customs and trade law. The Court of International Trade decision in United Steels and Fasteners, Inc. v. United States, raises interesting issues about how scope decisions from the…
  • Jan 14

    What the Frak?

    What the Frak?
    Spin up the FTL drive and meet me in the CIC, the Federal Circuit has issued its first 2017 decision in an appeal from the Court of International Trade. Here is the sitrep: The case in question is Schlumberger Technology Corp. v. United…
  • Jan 13

    Ruling of the Week 2017.2: Emergency War Material Covers Failed NAFTA Claim

    Ruling of the Week 2017.2: Emergency War Material Covers Failed NAFTA Claim
    I like this ruling. It is HQ H273101 (Nov. 4, 2016). This is a case where the importer made a NAFTA claim. When asked by Customs and Border Protection, the importer either could not or just did not support the claim. It…
Rank this Week: 686

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Jan 15

    Ava for Professional

    Ava for Professional
      Ava is a mobile application that provides real time captions to empower deaf and hard of hearing people to participate better in conversations. It connects people’s smartphones to each other, and captures the audio from…
  • Jan 14

    All NYC subway stations will have cell service by January 9th–engadget.com

    All NYC subway stations will have cell service by January 9th–engadget.com
    Jon Fingas, @jonfingas 01.06.17 in Transportation When officials recently vowed that all New York City underground subway stations would have cellular coverage sometime in early 2017, they weren’t joking. Governor Cuomo…
  • Jan 13

    Sui Generis–a New York law blog: Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data

    Sui Generis–a New York law blog: Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data
    Amazon Echo has been around for a few years now. But last week was the first time it was reported that data from one of these devices was sought by the prosecution in a murder investigation. Read much more, including Niki Black’s…
Rank this Week: 722

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 15

    Old News! Female Clerks in Treasury!

    Old News! Female Clerks in Treasury!
    The Library of Congress jointly sponsors a historic newspaper database. Get your old news for the years 1789 through 1924. Free. WASHINGTON STANDARD, Mar. 19, 1864 (Washington Territory) Describing the general public's first impression of…
  • Jan 12

    Preventing Nepotism in the Federal Civil Service

    Preventing Nepotism in the Federal Civil Service
    A June 2016 report by the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board dealt with a very timely topic. Preventing Nepotism in the Federal Civil Service deals with criminal laws prohibiting nepotism in titles 5 and 18 of the U.S. Code,…
  • Jan 10

    Presidential Power: Timely Course and Guide

    Presidential Power: Timely Course and Guide
    When Professors Kathryn Watts and Sanne Knudsen announced a new law school course on presidential power for this quarter, the course quickly filled. But the interest wasn't restricted to law students: faculty and students from other UW…
Rank this Week: 162

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Jan 15

    "Moral Intuition or Moral Disengagement? Cognitive Science Weighs in on the Animal Ethics Debate"

    "Moral Intuition or Moral Disengagement? Cognitive Science Weighs in on the Animal Ethics Debate"
    "Moral Intuition or Moral Disengagement? Cognitive Science Weighs in on the Animal Ethics Debate" by Simon Christopher Timm has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract In this paper I problematize the use of appeals…
  • Jan 14

    "Addiction, Compulsion, and Persistent Temptation"

    "Addiction, Compulsion, and Persistent Temptation"
    "Addiction, Compulsion, and Persistent Temptation" by Robert Noggle has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Addicts sometimes engage in such spectacularly self-destructive behavior that they seem to act under…
  • Jan 14

    "Legal Insanity and the Brain: Science, Law and European Courts"

    "Legal Insanity and the Brain: Science, Law and European Courts"
    Neuroethics & Law Blog recommends Legal Insanity and the Brain: Science, Law and European Courts edited by Sophia Moratti and Dennis Patterson. Description This landmark publication offers a unique comparative and interdisciplinary study…
Rank this Week: 238