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In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Feb 12

    Pic of the Week: Monday is not Presidents’ Day – Or is it?

    Pic of the Week: Monday is not Presidents’ Day – Or is it?
    This coming Monday, February 15, we will celebrate the federal holiday, Washington’s Birthday. You may be thinking, “my calendar says Monday is ‘Presidents’ Day,’ not ‘Washington’s…
  • Feb 11

    Presidential Communications: A Beginner’s Guide

    Presidential Communications: A Beginner’s Guide
    This post is coauthored by Robert Brammer and Barbara Bavis, senior legal reference specialists. We sometimes receive questions about communications sent to Congress by the president that concern legislation. Since this post pertains…
  • Feb 10

    Meet govinfo, GPO’s Next Generation of Access to Federal Government Information

    Meet govinfo, GPO’s Next Generation of Access to Federal Government Information
    The following is a guest post by Christine McMahon and Amanda Colvin, Office of Programs, Strategy, and Technology, Government Publishing Office.   On February 3, 2016, the Government Publishing Office launched www.govinfo.gov, a…
Rank this Week: 566

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    TTAB Test: Which One of these Three Section 2(d) Refusals Was Reversed?

    TTAB Test: Which One of these Three Section 2(d) Refusals Was Reversed?
    I once heard a TTAB judge say that the outcome of most Section 2(d) likelihood of confusion cases can be predicted just by looking at the marks and the identified goods/services, without more. Well, try your luck on these three appeals. Which…
  • Feb 11

    Precedential No. 41: TTAB Refuses Reconsideration of its Denial of Rule 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismi

    Precedential No. 41: TTAB Refuses Reconsideration of its Denial of Rule 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismi
    Once in a great while, a precedential interlocutory ruling of the TTAB slips through the TTABlog crack. Here's one from December 2015 (although I can't understand why it earned the precedential label). The Board had denied (here) Respondent…
  • Feb 9

    IP Cases on Supreme Court Docket: October 2015 Term

    IP Cases on Supreme Court Docket: October 2015 Term
    Wolters Kluwer, in its IP Today newsletter, provided a chart here listing the current "U.S. Supreme Court Docket, October 2015 Term — Intellectual Property Cases," with links to the docket sheet, the lower court ruling, and many of the…
Rank this Week: 176

Copyhype

Copyhype

Discusses copyright law for those in the content industries and the general public. By Terry Hart.

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • Feb 12

    Friday’s Endnotes – 02/12/16

    Friday’s Endnotes – 02/12/16
    SAG-AFTRA Applauds WIPO Beijing Treaty On Performers’ Rights — This week, the White House transmitted the WIPO Beijing Treaty on Performers’ Rights to the Senate for advice and consent. The treaty, concluded four years…
  • Feb 5

    Friday’s Endnotes – 02/05/16

    Friday’s Endnotes – 02/05/16
    Copyright Works: Professional Authors Tell It as It Is — Read the personal experiences of authors from South Africa, Sudan, Panama, Canada, Australia, Malawi, and India in this booklet from the International Authors Forum. Sorry…
  • Jan 29

    Friday’s Endnotes – 01/29/16

    Friday’s Endnotes – 01/29/16
    White Paper on Remixes, First Sale, and Statutory Damages — The Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force, led by the USPTO and NTIA, released its anticipated White Paper on copyright policy yesterday, highlighting a…
Rank this Week: 266

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/
  • Feb 12

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    This absolutely one of the very best jugglers I have ever seen. The post Friday Fun appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal Injury, Social Security Disability. Dallas Texas Lawyers.
  • Feb 11

    Finished Driver’s Ed? Now It’s Time for Accident Ed.

    Finished Driver’s Ed? Now It’s Time for Accident Ed.
    There are almost 250 million cars and trucks in the U.S., according to IHS, a company that collects statistics about cars. So it’s not surprising to read that the government recorded 6.1 million car accidents in 2014. If you’ve…
  • Feb 10

    Restaurant Food Poisoning! 7 Reasons You Should Sue

    Restaurant Food Poisoning! 7 Reasons You Should Sue
    Restaurant food poisoning is a painful and embarrassing experience that millions of people experience each year. It occurs when a person eats something that has become contaminated with enough bacteria to manifest an illness. Food poisoning…
Rank this Week: 838

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XIV

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XIV
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments or phone calls as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get…
  • Feb 11

    Dude, Just Form a China WFOE

    Dude, Just Form a China WFOE
    Don’t fall apart on me tonight I just don’t think that I could handle it * * * * I wish I’d have been a doctor Maybe I’d have saved some life that had been lost Maybe I’d have done some good in the world…
  • Feb 10

    China Employee Probation

    China Employee Probation
    With China’s economy slowing, our clients with employees in China are focusing even more on hiring and firing flexibility. One of the best ways to maintaining employee flexibility (at least for at time) is to take advantage of a…
Rank this Week: 168

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Elder Neglect and Unsanitary Living Conditions in Castro Valley

    Elder Neglect and Unsanitary Living Conditions in Castro Valley
    Nursing home neglect is a serious problem that can result in severe personal injuries to the elderly. Signs of nursing home neglect, according to a fact sheet from the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) and the Administration on Aging…
  • Feb 5

    Physicians Ask: What Provokes Elder Abuse?

    Physicians Ask: What Provokes Elder Abuse?
    For those of us with elderly loved ones who are currently living in nursing homes or assisted-living facilities, the threat of injuries caused by nursing home abuse is all too real. But what leads staff members at these facilities to…
  • Jan 29

    Nursing Home Abuse and Social Media

    Nursing Home Abuse and Social Media
    If you have an elderly loved one in a nursing home or assisted-living facility in the San Diego area, do you need to worry about whether abusive photos of your loved one will end up on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat?…
Rank this Week: 927

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment

    Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment
    The Fifth Circuit reversed a summary judgment, but the district court ruling was by Judge Lynn Hughes in Houston. So, perhaps that is not so surprising, after all. I have written about Judge Hughes before here and here. In the case of Cannon…
  • Feb 11

    Abbott Loses Appeal re Attorney’s fees for Wendy Davis and Other

    Abbott Loses Appeal re Attorney’s fees for Wendy Davis and Other
    I have written about Greg Abbott’s many frivolous lawsuits and frivolous defenses to meritorious lawsuits. One such lawsuit was filed by Wendy David and other civil rights organizations regarding re-districting in 2011. Wendy Davis and…
  • Feb 2

    Western District Jury Finds for Plaintiff

    Western District Jury Finds for Plaintiff
    Monica Hague filed suit against the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2011. Judge Garcia of the Western District granted summary judgment against her in 2013. The Plaintiff appealed to the Fifth Circuit. The higher…
Rank this Week: 423

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 12

    Sexism at LegalTech?

    Sexism at LegalTech?
    Last year, I did a quick run through LegalTech, the trade show for businesses with a lifespan of about a month to show how cool their legal technology is. It was the “swag report,” and it was for fun, though some of the…
  • Feb 12

    P.O. Liang Convicted, And No One Was Saved

    P.O. Liang Convicted, And No One Was Saved
    Rookie New York City Police Officer Peter Liang was convicted in Brooklyn of Manslaughter 2° for the killing of Akai Gurley in the stairwell of the Pink Houses. Gurley is still dead, not to mention smeared for the audacity of being the…
  • Feb 12

    How Fair Is Too Fair?

    How Fair Is Too Fair?
    Among the myriad complaints arising from colleges adjudicating rape and sexual assault claims following the unlawful and misguided efforts of the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, to compel schools to recreate their campuses…
Rank this Week: 121

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Feb 12

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for February 12

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for February 12
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. CFTC Can’t Give Whistleblower Money Away by Jean Eaglesham in the Wall Street Journal Since its Whistleblower Program was launched in 2011, the…
  • Feb 11

    Compliance Across Industrie

    Compliance Across Industrie
    One of the puzzling aspects of compliance is that it means vastly different things across industries. What compliance means to a bank is very different from what compliance means to a drilling company. I think the reasons are obvious:…
  • Feb 10

    Compliance and the Presidential Candidate

    Compliance and the Presidential Candidate
    With the New Hampshire primary complete, the field of presidential candidates will continue to become smaller. Some of those dropping out may lower their expectations to Vice President or go back to their day jobs. Registered investment…
Rank this Week: 415

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Feb 12

    A Brady Violation in Picture

    A Brady Violation in Picture
    I've gotten a lot of questions about whether Adnan's attorney, Justin Brown, raised a Brady/cell tower/Exhibit 31 claim at the reopened PCR proceedings. Sometimes, a picture really does tell a thousand words. Coreworkflow, the company that…
  • Feb 11

    Wrap-Up of Adnan's Reopened PCR Proceedings: Addendum

    Wrap-Up of Adnan's Reopened PCR Proceedings: Addendum
    While writing my post yesterday, I realized that Griffin v. Warden, Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center, 970 F.2d 1355 (4th Cir. 1992) is not only a very helpful case for Adnan under the "unreasonable performance" prong of the…
  • Feb 10

    Wrap-Up of Adnan's Reopened PCR Proceedings: It's All About the Case(law)

    Wrap-Up of Adnan's Reopened PCR Proceedings: It's All About the Case(law)
    After five days of evidence and testimony at the reopened PCR proceedings for Adnan Syed, the case now shifts from facts to law on the issue of whether Cristina Gutierrez rendered ineffective assistance of counsel by failing to contact…
Rank this Week: 307

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Feb 12

    2015 Annual Corporate Governance Review

    2015 Annual Corporate Governance Review
    The stage for the 2015 proxy season was set early by the actions of the New York City Comptroller’s Office in sponsoring 75 shareholder proposals, with proxy access playing out as the dominant governance issue. The total number of…
  • Feb 12

    Weekly Roundup: February 5–February 11

    Weekly Roundup: February 5–February 11
    2015 Year-End Activism Update Posted by Barbara L. Becker & Eduardo Gallardo, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, on Friday, February 5, 2016 Tags: Board composition, Boards of Directors, Director nominations, Hedge funds, Management,…
  • Feb 11

    Top M&A Developments and Trends for 2016

    Top M&A Developments and Trends for 2016
    2015 witnessed an all-time high in M&A deal value at over $5 trillion, according to Dealogic. The high volume was primarily attributable to strategic megadeals that used stock as full or partial consideration, with healthcare and…
Rank this Week: 111

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Feb 12

    Repeated.donor.miracle

    Repeated.donor.miracle
    That’s the address for the MiamiLaw quadrangle’s center point, as assigned by the exciting new mapping software from What3Words. Our Dean will love that.
  • Feb 11

    Figure

    Figure
    Baby carrots are not baby carrots. I should probably add a category for “stuff everyone else knew.” But, even though I had vaguely wondered how it could be economic to grow so many carrots and harvest them at a tiny ……
  • Feb 10

    Weirdest Ad of the Year?

    Weirdest Ad of the Year?
    This is a genuine Cruz-for-Prez production aimed at Donald Trump. Weird doesn’t begin to describe it.
Rank this Week: 36

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Feb 12

    Pregnancy Clinics Fight for Right to Deny Abortion Information

    Pregnancy Clinics Fight for Right to Deny Abortion Information
    From The New York Times: “Free Pregnancy Testing,” reads the large sign in front of the East County Pregnancy Care Clinic, on a busy intersection of this impoverished city east of San Diego. Inside the clinic, a woman will not...
  • Feb 11

    Fear Factor: Meeting with a Family Law Attorney

    Fear Factor: Meeting with a Family Law Attorney
    From The Charlotte Observer: “I have an appointment this afternoon with a family law attorney.” “Oh no. I’m so sorry. So, you are going through a divorce?” “What? No, no. I just want to ask some questions. Do you think...
  • Feb 10

    Florida Bill Aims to Abolish Cohabitation Law

    Florida Bill Aims to Abolish Cohabitation Law
    From Action News Jacksonville: Living with a significant other out of wedlock is illegal in Florida, but anew push, mostly by Democratic state lawmakers, is trying to do away with the ban on shacking up. Michigan, Mississippi and Florida…
Rank this Week: 137

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Feb 12

    Evidence Suggests the Sony Hackers Are Alive and Well and Still Hacking

    Evidence Suggests the Sony Hackers Are Alive and Well and Still Hacking
    Researchers have uncovered ties between the attack against Sony in late 2014 and more recent hacks, suggesting the culprits are still active. The post Evidence Suggests the Sony Hackers Are Alive and Well and Still Hacking appeared first on…
  • Feb 9

    How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioner

    How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioner
    Researchers show how hackers can manipulate the remote on-off device installed on some air conditioners to cause a blackout. The post How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioners appeared first on WIRED.
  • Feb 9

    Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing

    Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing
    The thumb drives gathering dust in your desk drawer could help to open one of the world's most closed countries. The post Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Feb 12

    WIRTW #400 (the “400th” edition)

    WIRTW #400 (the “400th” edition)
    Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination 5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider Five point checklist:…
  • Feb 11

    You cannot afford to sleep on harassment complaint

    You cannot afford to sleep on harassment complaint
    Yesterday, I suggested that harassment prevention is a 365-days-a-year job for employers. Apparently, some employers still need to learn this lesson. Case in point? Smith v. Rock-Tenn Services, decided yesterday by the 6th…
  • Feb 10

    I hate Valentine’s Day, and employers should too

    I hate Valentine’s Day, and employers should too
    I hate Valentine’s Day. It’s not a visceral hate; it’s more of a disgustful annoyance. And, no, it’s not because I’m not romantic. Quite the opposite. I believe that we don’t need a special day to celebrate…
Rank this Week: 238

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Magistrate Refuses To Dismiss Suit Against Anti-Falun Gong Organization

    Magistrate Refuses To Dismiss Suit Against Anti-Falun Gong Organization
    In Jingrong v. Chinese Anti-Cult World Alliance, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16560 (ED NY, Jan. 28, 2016), a group of Falun Gong practitioners in Flushing Queens, New York sued an allegedly virulent anti-Falun Gong organization under…
  • Feb 12

    Denial of Permit For Muslim Cemetery Was Arbitrary and Capriciou

    Denial of Permit For Muslim Cemetery Was Arbitrary and Capriciou
    The Farmington (MN) Independent reported yesterday on a decision last month by a Dakota County, Minnesota trial court judge holding that the Castle Rock Township board of supervisors' decision to deny a permit for a Muslim cemetery was…
  • Feb 12

    Title VII Suit Dismissed Under Ministerial Exception

    Title VII Suit Dismissed Under Ministerial Exception
    In Moreno v. Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16543 (ED NY, Jan. 20, 2016), a New York federal magistrate judge recommended dismissing a Title VII action brought by an African-American Episcopal pastor who claimed…
Rank this Week: 23

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Indiana Senate unanimously passes legislation to create child abuse registry

    Indiana Senate unanimously passes legislation to create child abuse registry
    2-12-16 Indiana: Database would be similar to sex offender registry INDIANA —New legislation is making its way through the Indiana General Assembly to create an online public registry for convicted child abusers. Indiana State Sen.…
  • Feb 10

    State Assembly passes bill restricting where violent sex offenders can live

    State Assembly passes bill restricting where violent sex offenders can live
    2-10-16 Wisconsin: MADISON, Wis. —The Wisconsin Assembly has signed off on a bill creating uniform restrictions on where violent sex offenders can live. Right now, municipalities use ordinances to determine where sex offenders can't live.…
  • Feb 10

    West Lake Hills set to defend its registered sex offender ordinance, city council say

    West Lake Hills set to defend its registered sex offender ordinance, city council say
    2-10-16 Texas: General-law city, nonprofit organization face off over residency restrictions Texas Voices of Reason and Justice filed a lawsuit Dec. 28 against several cities, including West Lake Hills, alleging the city’s restrictions on…
Rank this Week: 54

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

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Feb 12

    Ohio Business Owner Finds Comp Fraud Doesn’t Pay

    Ohio Business Owner Finds Comp Fraud Doesn’t Pay
    The owner of a Fairfield County, Ohio excavating company has admitted to falsifying his workers compensation insurance coverage certificate in order to submit bid proposals to the city of Lancaster.   William Newell, of Pleasantville,…
  • Feb 11

    Using an Attorney to Resolve Employee Workers Compensation Fraud

    Using an Attorney to Resolve Employee Workers Compensation Fraud
    The records show that fraud prosecution and restitution is falling far short in accomplishing the goals mandated by legislation.  There are many reasons for this dilemma, and they start with apathy and end with inefficiency.   One…
  • Feb 11

    New York Employee Has No Business Doing Comp Fraud

    New York Employee Has No Business Doing Comp Fraud
    New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott recently announced the arrest of the Schenectady-based home improvement business, an individual with a history of criminal fraud, for repeatedly certifying that she had valid workers…
Rank this Week: 175

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Feb 12

    NYPD Psychological Appeals- One chance to choose expert and obtain NYPD record

    NYPD Psychological Appeals- One chance to choose expert and obtain NYPD record
    I am a NYPD disqualification appeals lawyer who has been assisting disqualified NYPD candidates who have received either an Notice of Proposed Disqualification for psychological reasons or a Final Notice of Disqualification for psychological…
  • Jan 2

    Terminated Probationary teacher seeking back pay in Article 78 must file Notice of Claim in 90 day

    Terminated Probationary teacher seeking back pay in Article 78 must file Notice of Claim in 90 day
    The New York State Court of Appeals held that a probationary teacher who sues for back pay in an Article 78 would have had to have filed a Notice of Claim within 90 after the claim arose. The Court affirmed the Appellate Division, Second…
  • Dec 22

    Education Law 3020(a) termination decision upheld

    Education Law 3020(a) termination decision upheld
    After and Education Law 3020-a hearing the Petitioner was terminated from employment with the New York City Department of Education. DOE.  She had been a tenured teacher and was charged with failing to plan and execute lessons after…
Rank this Week: 785

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/12/16

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/12/16
    The past week was marked by the Broncos victory in the Super Bowl, the New Hampshire primary, and more fear created by the Zika virus. Have a listen to Beyonce‘s Formation while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:…
  • Feb 6

    Nonprofits and Social Media: Clear Law Institute CLE

    Nonprofits and Social Media: Clear Law Institute CLE
    Social media is a rising trend, a declining trend, just another communication, the Wild West. Each of these statements may ring true, depending on the context. But there’s no doubt that nonprofits are using social media and many would…
  • Feb 5

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/5/16

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/5/16
    Here in our hometown of San Francisco, the past week has been building up to Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 but it was also marked by Fred Korematsu Day and another loss of a musical legend (RIP Maurice White). Have a listen ……
Rank this Week: 431

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    A Fine Mess: YouTube’s Reaction to REACT

    A Fine Mess: YouTube’s Reaction to REACT
    In the world of YouTube, subscriber count is king. With over 14 million subscribers, the Fine Brothers seemed at the forefront of new media. But earlier this month, the Internet’s collective scorn for a trademark…
  • Feb 11

    Carlos Santana is Everywhere

    Carlos Santana is Everywhere
    Seeing Carlos Santana this weekend while watching the Super Bowl with friends reminded me about the recently filed copyright infringement suit against BuzzFeed. You might be thinking, “that was Chris Martin of Coldplay, not Carlos…
  • Feb 10

    A Meaningful Shift in Super Bowl Ad

    A Meaningful Shift in Super Bowl Ad
    The Super Bowl ads this year were much like the game itself – maybe one remarkable catch, a few fumbles, and heavy on defense.  Some even deserved a penalty flag – like the one for toe fungus and the revolting…
Rank this Week: 193

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Feb 12

    What’s Love Got to Do with It?

    What’s Love Got to Do with It?
    Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and talk of love and relationships is in the air! Marketing also has a lot to do with relationships – client relationships, that is. Now is the perfect time to look at ways to make client…
  • Feb 11

    Lawyer Videos That Reveal the Real You

    Lawyer Videos That Reveal the Real You
    Please don’t try this at home! We know you love your GoPro camera and selfie-stick because we also enjoy sharing movies of the family ski trips, snorkeling and more. But your lawyer video is different. Consider these very different…
  • Feb 10

    Personal Messages – Why They Matter

    Personal Messages – Why They Matter
    Birthday cards were always a big deal in my family when I was growing up. Whenever a cousin, aunt or uncle’s birthday was coming up, my mom would have us drop whatever we were doing—whether that was homework or play—to write a personal…
Rank this Week: 904

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: 131

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

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

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    More Evidence That False Promise Tax Breaks Fail

    More Evidence That False Promise Tax Breaks Fail
    Readers of MauledAgain are well aware that I dislike tax break giveaways to wealthy corporations as rewards for moving jobs from one state to another. Job relocation is not job creation. One of the states that engages in this game of giving…
  • Feb 10

    Stupid Criminals, Tax Version

    Stupid Criminals, Tax Version
    A reader sent me a story that I probably would have otherwise missed. According to several reports, including this one, a woman and her son walked into a Liberty Tax Services office in Toledo, Ohio, pointed what appeared to be a gun over…
  • Feb 8

    Backups, Anyone?

    Backups, Anyone?
    It was the sort of news that spreads so quickly that notices came to me from multiple directions. There was a posting on a tax listserv, an item in a daily tax update email, on-line articles, and newspaper reports. According to an IRS news…
Rank this Week: 477

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Corporate Governance Panelists Discuss Directors’ Responsibilitie

    Corporate Governance Panelists Discuss Directors’ Responsibilitie
    By Jacquelyn LumbThe Practising Law Institute’s corporate governance conference featured panel discussions on the responsibilities of directors serving on compensation, audit, nominating, and governance committees. Panelists also…
  • Feb 11

    Raymond Lucia Fires Opening Salvo in ALJ Court Challenge, Aided by Mark Cuban

    Raymond Lucia Fires Opening Salvo in ALJ Court Challenge, Aided by Mark Cuban
    By John M. Jascob, J.D., LL.M.Raymond J. Lucia, Sr. and his eponymous investment advisory firm have fired the first shot in their court challenge to the SEC’s use of administrative law judges. In their suit opposing the SEC’s…
  • Feb 10

    GAO: SEC’s Priorities Have Changed Since Climate Change Disclosure Guidance

    GAO: SEC’s Priorities Have Changed Since Climate Change Disclosure Guidance
    By Amanda Maine, J.D. The Government Accountability Office issued a report on how companies disclose climate-related supply chain risks in SEC filings and through other channels. The report determined that the SEC has taken some action to…
Rank this Week: 145

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Impact of New Americans (2015) - Oregon, Pennsylvania & Rhode Islland

    Impact of New Americans (2015) - Oregon, Pennsylvania & Rhode Islland
    Immigration Policy Center Releases Updated State-by-State Fact Sheets (2015) The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) has released all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the United States (Overall), for a total of fifty-two updated fact…
  • Feb 11

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 2/9/16

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 2/9/16
    The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs. There is a cap limit of 33,000 for the first half of the fiscal year and 33,000…
  • Feb 10

    Visa Bulletin - March 2016

    Visa Bulletin - March 2016
    The Department of State has released its latest Visa Bulletin. Click here to view the March 2016 Visa Bulletin The monthly Visa Bulletin has changed. The bulletin now summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during the reported month…
Rank this Week: 553

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Feb 12

    In Honor of Lincoln's Birthday

    In Honor of Lincoln's Birthday
    In honor of President Abraham Lincoln's Birthday, I provide this reprint of an article of mine that appeared in the Pennsylvania Law Weekly a few years back: LINCOLN LOGS OF WISDOMA Presidents' Day review of practical advice from one of…
  • Feb 8

    Federal Middle District Magistrate Mehalchick Addresses Spoliation of Evidence Issues in Slip and Fall Case

    Federal Middle District Magistrate Mehalchick Addresses Spoliation of Evidence Issues in Slip and Fall Case
    In her recent decision in the case of Mack v. Pilot Travel Centers, LLC, 1:14-CV-00090 (MD Pa. Dec. 22, 2015 Mehalchick, M.J.), Magistrate Judge Karoline Mehalchick denied a Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment under a…
  • Feb 5

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Revisits Forum Non Conveniens Doctrine

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Revisits Forum Non Conveniens Doctrine
    In its recent decision in the case of Fessler v. Watchtower Bible & Tract Society, Inc., 2015 Pa. Super. 274 (Pa. Super. Dec. 30, 2015 Jenkins, Mundy, Fitzgerald, J.J.)(Op. by Jenkins, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court addressed…
Rank this Week: 414

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Feb 12

    The Women's Suffrage Movement in Switzerland

    The Women's Suffrage Movement in Switzerland
    “Changing the situation was not possible without the vote of the women and the women didn’t have the vote” [1]. In any given country, the fight for women’s suffrage is greatly influenced by the electoral system, societal views and…
  • Feb 11

    The Suffrage Movement in Quebec

    The Suffrage Movement in Quebec
    Quebec, as always, has a unique and solitary history, and was the last province in Canada to achieve women’s suffrage. Despite the extension of federal franchise to women in 1918, and the Persons Case in 1929 which made women eligible...
  • Feb 10

    The Zombies are Here!

    The Zombies are Here!
    Because good lawyers think of everything, Amazon's lawyers have now inserted a Zombie clause in their standard terms of service. Clause 57.10 states: 57.10 Acceptable Use; Safety-Critical Systems. Your use of the Lumberyard Materials must…
Rank this Week: 981

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    There is still more commentary on Tuesday’s order blocking the Obama administration’s implementation of its “Clean Power Plan.”  The editorial board of The New York Times characterizes the order as “deeply…
  • Feb 11

    Symposium: Barack Obama is not king

    Symposium: Barack Obama is not king
    John Eastman is the founding director of the Claremont Institute’s Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence and a constitutional law professor at Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law. “I’m president, I’m not…
  • Feb 11

    Symposium: United States v. Texas – The road to perpetual immigration gridlock?

    Symposium: United States v. Texas – The road to perpetual immigration gridlock?
    Kevin Johnson is Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies at UC Davis School of Law. United States v. Texas raises critically important legal issues concerning the discretion of the executive branch in the…
Rank this Week: 28

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Feb 12

    Resident Found in Dumpster

    Resident Found in Dumpster
    The body of Ralph Ford was found covered in clothes in a dumpster behind the St. Francis Nursing Center in Detroit.  Construction workers found Ford’s body but it wasn’t until much later that day that Detroit Police say…
  • Feb 11

    6th Circuit’s Recent Arbitration Opinion

    6th Circuit’s Recent Arbitration Opinion
    The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in the case of Richmond Health Facilities – Kenwood, LP, et al. v. Adrianne Nichols, No. 15-5062, that involved a state court lawsuit filed by the personal representative of an…
  • Feb 10

    “I should have called 911”

    “I should have called 911”
    WBRC reported a controversy at Millennium Nursing and Rehab Center which lost funding after the death of a resident.  Medicare inspectors discovered serious issues inside the nursing home–all related to an incident…
Rank this Week: 122

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Why it may not be possible to provide a comprehensive explanation of trademark

    Why it may not be possible to provide a comprehensive explanation of trademark
    Fellow Kat Eleonora asked in her post of yesterday-- “Is trademark law difficult?”, focusing on the complexity of the trademark registration process. A similar question recently occurred to this Kat, but from a different…
  • Feb 11

    Life of a national/EU trade mark ... in a map

    Life of a national/EU trade mark ... in a map
    Is trade mark law difficult? Usually, the response that one gets (with a serious/defeated tone) when asking this question is: "Yes because of the Court of Justice of the European Union that has added all those trade mark functions".But…
  • Feb 11

    Thursday Thingie

    Thursday Thingie
    The cat as patent star--It is rare that the IPKat and its ilk find themselves part of a patent appeal. For that reason, the IPKat thanks Kat friend Sam Adams of Müller-Boré & Partner for bringing to our attention paragraph 18…
Rank this Week: 30

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Feb 12

    Virginia’s Governor Scheduled to Meet with Human Rights Abuser

    Virginia’s Governor Scheduled to Meet with Human Rights Abuser
    For friends in Virginia, look at who “our” governor is meeting with next week: Cuba human rights abuser, Rodrigo Malmierca. Officially, Malmierca Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment. The real story is that…
  • Feb 8

    Should the UK Sever Diplomatic Relations With Ecuador?

    Should the UK Sever Diplomatic Relations With Ecuador?
    The following post about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was submitted by a colleague and friend in Washington, DC, Ms. Maggie Petito. Ms Petito knows a bit about the antics of the Latin American left in the Andean region and beyond. Ms.…
  • Feb 5

    Regulatory Humility?

    Regulatory Humility?
    The widespread use of encryption technology was one of the major topics trending in technological discussions for 2015. Encryption technology allows a user to protect confidential conversations or information on designated computers by…
Rank this Week: 677

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Update: Revised Broadcast Contest Rules Now In Effect

    Update: Revised Broadcast Contest Rules Now In Effect
    It’s official! Last fall’s overhaul of the rules governing licensee-conducted broadcast contests has finally become effective. According to a notice in the Federal Register, our friends at the Office of Management and Budget gave…
  • Feb 11

    FCC Announces Millimeter Wave Workshop

    FCC Announces Millimeter Wave Workshop
    We’ve written about the great potential for putting the millimeter wave band to use through emerging technologies currently in active development. If you didn’t believe us, maybe you’ll believe the FCC, which will be…
  • Feb 11

    Tips on Negotiating the Acquisition of a Telecommunications System

    Tips on Negotiating the Acquisition of a Telecommunications System
    When it’s time to replace your telecom system, the devil is in the details – and there are a lot of details. Virtually every business depends on its telecommunications systems – and the bigger the company, the more crucial,…
Rank this Week: 879

Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Feb 12

    Selecting an Arbitrator for Your Business Dispute

    Selecting an Arbitrator for Your Business Dispute
    Selecting an Arbitrator for Your Business Dispute Many contracts now require the arbitration of disputes instead of allowing for court hearings of claims. Just as important as selecting jurors, lawyers will take care in selecting the…
  • Feb 11

    Computer Hacking Defendant Loses in U.S. Supreme Court, Violates CFAA

    Computer Hacking Defendant Loses in U.S. Supreme Court, Violates CFAA
    Computer Hacking Defendant Loses at U.S. Supreme Court In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held recently that the former executive of a logistics company was properly found guilty of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act…
  • Feb 10

    FINRA & the Culture of Compliance

    FINRA & the Culture of Compliance
    FINRA examiners are looking for “Culture of Compliance” The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently published its 2016 Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter. For firms under FINRA’s purview, the…
Rank this Week: 791

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
  • Feb 12

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-02-11

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-02-11
    Copyright Protection in Canada for Artists https://t.co/UzdKg9Z5zM -> Linking to illegal content unlawful under copyright law, according to the German BGH https://t.co/jegpvZsXg6 -> Legal Research Firm Sues Over Whether State…
  • Feb 11

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-02-10

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-02-10
    Netflix border crackdown cuts off some customers, but unblocking services fight back https://t.co/7uF1LBbp9i -> Happy Birthday: Warner offers up to $14M to settle copyright dispute https://t.co/xJg8uU7sqs -> Competition Tribunal…
  • Feb 9

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-02-08

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-02-08
    SCO slapped in latest round of eternal 'Who owns UNIX?' lawsuit https://t.co/YKTwqIL3l4 -> God Can Stop Piracy, Research Finds https://t.co/OBurT4u227 -> No-show cybersquatter liable for $1.2 million | IPPro The Internet news…
Rank this Week: 593

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/
  • Feb 12

    Be my workplace valentine? We’ll see . . .

    Be my workplace valentine? We’ll see . . .
    Happy Valentine’s Day! (almost) Psychology Today had a great article by social psychologist and professor Theresa DiDonato about nine questions one should ask oneself before starting a workplace romance. Of course, the article was…
  • Feb 12

    $89K manager may not be FLSA-exempt, court rule

    $89K manager may not be FLSA-exempt, court rule
    This is scary. You’d think a person with “Manager” in her job title who was making more than $89,000 a year would be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Not necessarily. A federal judge in…
  • Feb 12

    EEOC Retaliation Guidance, Part 3: A “causal connection” checklist for employer

    EEOC Retaliation Guidance, Part 3: A “causal connection” checklist for employer
    This is the final installment of my analysis of the EEOC’s recently issued proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues. Here are Part One (“You gotta be protected!”) and Part Two (“Was…
Rank this Week: 432

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Feb 12

    Michelle Farrell on Freedom from Fear

    Michelle Farrell on Freedom from Fear
    “The fourth is freedom from fear—which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of…
  • Feb 12

    Brian Farrell on Freedom from Want

    Brian Farrell on Freedom from Want
    “The third is freedom from want . . . everywhere in the world.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt The first and second of the Four Freedoms articulated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during his State of the Union speech on…
  • Feb 12

    Darcy on Freedom of Religion

    Darcy on Freedom of Religion
    “The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way – everywhere in the world”. – Franklin Delano Roosevelt. I am pleased to contribute a short essay to the University of Iowa Center of Human…
Rank this Week: 196

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

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

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Feb 12

    New EEOC statistics highlight the importance of disability accommodations at work

    New EEOC statistics highlight the importance of disability accommodations at work
    Yesterday, the EEOC released its FY2015 Enforcement and Litigation Data. Consistent with prior years, claims of retaliation continue to dominate (44.5% of all claims filed with the EEOC). Race is second (34.7%). But, it’s…
  • Feb 11

    Over 100 members of Congress want the DOL to deep six the proposed overtime-rule change

    Over 100 members of Congress want the DOL to deep six the proposed overtime-rule change
    On February 9, over 100 members of Congress signed this letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez to voice their opposition to the new proposed overtime rules, which could go into effect in July.  I only have an electronic…
  • Feb 10

    Boy sexts girl. Girl sexts boy. Nope, no sexual harassment here.

    Boy sexts girl. Girl sexts boy. Nope, no sexual harassment here.
    It’s the age old tale. Like a couple of sexting rabbits, a female employee and her male supervisor carrying on like, well, a pair of sexting rabbits. And, then, after the defendant-company fires the plaintiff-employee, she sues and…
Rank this Week: 899

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Feb 12

    ‘Politics as Markets’ Goes Global

    ‘Politics as Markets’ Goes Global
    Samuel Issacharoff, Fragile Democracies: Contested Power in the Era of Constitutional Courts (2015).Rosalind DixonComparative constitutional law is a field crowded with rich and complex ideas about the role of courts and judicial review in a…
  • Feb 11

    What We Do With Substantive Due Proce

    What We Do With Substantive Due Proce
    Jamal Greene, The Meming of Substantive Due Process,  31 Constitutional Commentary -- (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Cary C. FranklinIn 1980, John Hart Ely pronounced substantive due process “a contradiction in…
  • Feb 10

    The Low Road

    The Low Road
    Serena Mayeri, Marital Supremacy and the Constitution of the Nonmarital Family, 103 Calif. L. Rev. 1277 (2015).Katharine BartlettA concern about the marriage equality movement is that it has reinforced the supremacy of marriage and detracted…
Rank this Week: 265

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Feb 12

    How Animal Rescue Bears on Board Diversity

    How Animal Rescue Bears on Board Diversity
    Here’s something from Abby Jones, who recently retired from QEP Resources as corporate secretary: As I write this, my canine companion – who just a few months ago begged for scraps and dodged auto rickshaws on the bustling roads…
  • Feb 11

    This Survey Doesn’t Bode Well for Pay Ratio Disclosure

    This Survey Doesn’t Bode Well for Pay Ratio Disclosure
    Here’s the teaser for this new set of survey results from Stanford: Recently, the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University conducted a nationwide survey of 1,202 individuals — representative by gender, race,…
  • Feb 10

    SEC Chair White on Activism & Board Diversity

    SEC Chair White on Activism & Board Diversity
    This Q&A interview with SEC Chair White conducted by Wilson Sonsini’s Steve Bochner is more useful than the typical speech (here’s a summary from Ning Chiu). Here’s an excerpt from near the end: STEVEN BOCHNER: We have a…
Rank this Week: 290

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    California Medical Marijuana Sales Tax Proposed 15 Percent

    California Medical Marijuana Sales Tax Proposed 15 Percent
    A recently-introduced bill would impose a 15 percent tax on the sales of medical marijuana, which would in turn be funneled into state enforcement initiatives, rehabilitation programs and park services. The proposed Marijuana Value Tax Act…
  • Feb 10

    California's First Medical Marijuana Chief Appointed

    California's First Medical Marijuana Chief Appointed
    As part of a push to wrangle state control of a pot industry that has largely been subject to localized oversight, legislators last year approved the creation of the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation. And now, they have a person set to…
  • Feb 9

    What Will Legalization Mean for Medical Marijuana Doctors?

    What Will Legalization Mean for Medical Marijuana Doctors?
    The medical community has had a tumultuous relationship with marijuana. Decades ago, they warned of the many supposed dangers, particularly when it came to consumption by younger people. The failed War on Drugs was fueled at least partially…
Rank this Week: 870

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Time is On My Side

    Time is On My Side
    Yesterday, I listened to a livestream of a suicidal and paranoid member of the Bundy gang surrender in Oregon. He said he was holding a gun to his head as supporters frantically tried to reason with him as he stumbled through a slew of…
  • Feb 6

    Ambulance Chasing the NYC Crane Collapse, Via Baton Rouge [With Greek Chorus!]

    Ambulance Chasing the NYC Crane Collapse, Via Baton Rouge [With Greek Chorus!]
    On Friday a construction crane collapsed in Manhattan that was dramatically caught on video, killing one and injuring others. And within hours, a law firm was boasting that it had a lawyer “on scene.” I shit you not. [Uh oh,…
  • Feb 5

    Alcohol and Lawyers — A test

    Alcohol and Lawyers — A test
    An ugly new study came out showing that lawyers have a huge drinking problem. As per the Washington Post: More than 20 percent of licensed attorneys drink at levels that are considered “hazardous, harmful, and potentially…
Rank this Week: 383

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 12

    Update: “Judge tosses suit from caddies who claimed they were ‘human billboards'”

    Update: “Judge tosses suit from caddies who claimed they were ‘human billboards'”
    Following up on a post from a year ago: “Caddies lost their class-action lawsuit against the PGA Tour when a federal judge in California ruled they signed a contract with the tour that requires them to wear bibs as part of their uniform…
  • Feb 11

    ABA: lift ban on credit for paid externship

    ABA: lift ban on credit for paid externship
    ABA Journal via Paul Caron/TaxProf: A proposed change in the law school accreditation standards that would lift the ban on students receiving academic credit for paid externships has drawn a lot of comment—and much of the comment is in…
  • Feb 11

    Supreme Court and constitutional law roundup

    Supreme Court and constitutional law roundup
    Constitutional right to teach children in a foreign language: the story of Meyer v. Nebraska, 1922 [Dave Kopel] Court to address Indian law issues in three cases this term: right of counsel in tribal courts, conditions of removal from tribal…
Rank this Week: 53

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Feb 12

    Colorado River Abstention Not Warranted in Patent Case

    Colorado River Abstention Not Warranted in Patent Case
    Envirogen Techs., Inc. v. Maxim Construction Corp., No. 14 C 2090, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Nov. 18, 2015) (Zagel, J.). Judge Zagel denied defendant City of Crystal Lake’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss pursuant to the Colorado…
  • Dec 18

    Court Sets Holiday Hour

    Court Sets Holiday Hour
    The Northern District and the Seventh Circuit have altered their hours of operation for the holidays.  Both courts will be closed on: December 24, 2015; December 25, 2015; and January 1, 2016 The courts will also close at 3:00 pm on…
  • Dec 16

    Seventh Circuit Practice Requires Dismissal of State Law Claims When Federal Claims are Dismissed

    Seventh Circuit Practice Requires Dismissal of State Law Claims When Federal Claims are Dismissed
    Galvin v. Ill. Republican Party, No. 14 C 10490, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 20, 2015) (Zagel, J.). Judge Zagel dismissed plaintiff’s remaining state law claims for appropriation of image, false light, defamation and civil conspiracy for…
Rank this Week: 109