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PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 4

    Missing the signal

    Missing the signal
    Ed: This post originally was published under Dan's name because I was inadvertently signed-in on our administrative password. My apologies. The worst thing that can be said about the Supreme Court of Alabama's mandamus decision (besides its…
  • Mar 4

    Experiencing practical education

    Experiencing practical education
    The following guest post is by Michael Chasalow (USC Gould School of Law) and is sponsored by West Academic. Given the new ABA guidelines (and the push by many State Bars) for experiential learning, I wanted to share my experiences using…
  • Mar 4

    Book Reviews! Hallelujah!

    Book Reviews! Hallelujah!
    Thanks to Orin, I see that a new online book review, The New Rambler, has been launched by editors Eric Posner, Adrian Vermeule, and Blakey Vermeule. It describes itself as reviewing "books about ideas, including literary fiction."…
Rank this Week: 24

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Mar 4

    Wellness Int'l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    Wellness Int'l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On January 14, 2015, the Supreme Court heard oral argument inWellness Int’l Network, Limited v. Sharif, which presents two questions. The first is whether a bankruptcy court has power under Article I of the Constitution to determine,…
  • Feb 24

    Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama

    Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama
    On November 12, 2014, the Supreme Court heard oral argument inAlabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama, which was consolidated with Alabama Democratic Conference v. Alabama. These cases ask whether Alabama's legislative redistricting…
  • Feb 19

    Jennings v. Stephens - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Jennings v. Stephens - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On January 14, 2015, the Supreme Court heard oral argument inJennings v. Stephens. The issue in this case involves a federal habeas petitioner who sought relief based upon three theories of ineffective assistance of counsel. The district…
Rank this Week: 349

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 184

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Covers the False Claims Act, qui tam litigation and whistleblower litigation. By Tycko & Zavareei.

http://www.fraudfighters.net/news/
Rank this Week: 771

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Mar 4

    Lenovo Computers Are Programmed To Spy On You!

    Lenovo Computers Are Programmed To Spy On You!
    I hope Lenovo goes bankrupt fighting the thousands of lawsuits Superfish is going to cause them!  They deserve it!  ABC News broke a story that is driving me crazy.  We are investigating an upcoming class action case against…
  • Mar 3

    Who Does an Auto Insurance Policy Cover?

    Who Does an Auto Insurance Policy Cover?
    Auto insurance policies cover different people in different ways. So, when you ask who an auto insurance policy covers it depends on which insurance you’re talking about. Each car involved in an accident is going to have a…
  • Mar 2

    Treating Physicians Are Entitled To Expert Witness Fees for PIP Deposition

    Treating Physicians Are Entitled To Expert Witness Fees for PIP Deposition
    Insurance companies request depositions of the treating physician in most personal injury protection (PIP) cases. The medical treatment rendered and the reason for performing the medical services are the central issues for treating physician…
Rank this Week: 541

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    3d DCA Watch -- And Then There Was One.

    3d DCA Watch -- And Then There Was One.
    How exciting!Today is the day when the bunker is supposed to be answering all the important legal questions that keep us up at night, pointing us in the right direction through clear and concise legal prose, and providing grateful trial…
  • Mar 3

    The Real Danger

    The Real Danger
    With everything there are both benefits and risks. This is true for medical marijuana. Thankfully we have fine professionals at the DEA there to set us straight when our rose-colored glasses make everything too pink. "I deal in facts. I deal…
  • Mar 3

    Medically Necessary

    Medically Necessary
    When you talk to law enforcement officers about medical marijuana users they will quickly tell you that "these are not the people we are after." It would be nice to believe them, but reality sets in when you see stuff like this.It worked.For…
Rank this Week: 198

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
Rank this Week: 692

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Mar 4

    Workplace Wellness and On-site Chiropractic Services: Is There a Chiropractor in the House?

    Workplace Wellness and On-site Chiropractic Services: Is There a Chiropractor in the House?
    By Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D., LexisNexis Legal & Professional Operations   Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), including most commonly sprains and strains, accounted for a whopping 33 percent of all workplace injury and illness cases as…
  • Mar 4

    Pair of Calif. Employers Cited after Electrocution Fatalitie

    Pair of Calif. Employers Cited after Electrocution Fatalitie
    The loss of two workers has led to some stiff fines for a pair of employers.   During the same week of July 2014, two of California’s young workers were killed and one seriously injured in separate accidents involving contact with…
  • Mar 3

    Handling Chiropractic Claims in Workers’ Compensation

    Handling Chiropractic Claims in Workers’ Compensation
    Chiropractic care continues to cause claim management teams problems in workers’ compensation claims.  Based upon these issues, it is important to even the most seasoned claim handler to understand how to deal with these…
Rank this Week: 175

eLegal Canton

eLegal Canton

Technology law blog covering software, copyright, privacy, the Internet, electronic commerce, and computers. By David Canton.

http://canton.elegal.ca
  • Mar 4

    March is fraud prevention month – let’s be careful out there

    March is fraud prevention month – let’s be careful out there
    Let’s be careful out there.  We have all received fraudulent emails or phone calls.  To reduce the chances of being a victim, here is a Global News article on the Top 10 scams to watch out for this Fraud Prevention ……
  • Feb 25

    Smartwatches still in the running

    Smartwatches still in the running
    I’ve written about smartwatches before. So far they have not been selling as fast as some expected.  The marketplace still hasn’t sorted out the right combinations of features and price. Apple’s iWatch is…
  • Feb 18

    Privacy Commissioner issues guidance on police body camera

    Privacy Commissioner issues guidance on police body camera
    The federal Privacy Commissioner has just released a report giving guidance on the privacy implications of police wearing body-worn cameras, and what police need to do to comply with privacy laws. It points out that the issues around…
Rank this Week: 407

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Mar 4

    LegalEyes for March 4, 2015

    LegalEyes for March 4, 2015
    by Caroline CoxToday, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments for King v. Burwell. Robert Schlesinger writes in U.S. News that a Supreme Court decision against the government would result in both human and political misery. ACS President…
  • Mar 3

    LegalEyes for March 3, 2015

    LegalEyes for March 3, 2015
    by Caroline CoxAt MSNBC, Ari Melber argues that the lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act in King v. Burwell is a charade.Sahil Kapur writes for Talking Points Memo that if the Supreme Court rules against the Affordable Care Act,…
  • Mar 2

    How the Supreme Court’s Decision in King v. Burwell Could Affect the Public’s Health

    How the Supreme Court’s Decision in King v. Burwell Could Affect the Public’s Health
    by Sara Rosenbaum, Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University and Georges Benjamin, executive director, American Public Health AssociationKing v Burwell carries profound public…
Rank this Week: 635

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 152

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
  • Mar 4

    Women in History: Elected Representative

    Women in History: Elected Representative
    In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8) we thought we’d try something a bit different for the blog. We asked the foreign law specialists, analysts, and interns at the Law Library of…
  • Mar 3

    Women in History: Voting Right

    Women in History: Voting Right
    In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8) we thought we’d try something a bit different for the blog. We asked the foreign law specialists, analysts, and interns at the Law Library of…
  • Mar 2

    FALQs: Israel’s Upcoming 2015 General Election

    FALQs: Israel’s Upcoming 2015 General Election
    Israel’s next general election is scheduled for March 17, 2015, just a little over two years since the prior election that took place on January 22, 2013. According to Basic Law: the Knesset, elections to the Knesset (Israel’s…
Rank this Week: 616

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Numérisation d'imprimés rares et anciens : méthodes, coût

    Numérisation d'imprimés rares et anciens : méthodes, coût
    NB : la pertinence des résultats de Google lors de mes recherches sur ce thème était moyenne, même en le "torturant". D'où la publication de cette liste. Ici, le truc qui consiste à lire les…
  • Mar 1

    INPI c/ Infogreffe : du nouveau

    INPI c/ Infogreffe : du nouveau
    Dans le feuilleton Greffes de commerce c/ Institut national de la propriété industrielle (INPI) (ou Infogreffe c/ RNCS/Euridile) , Le projet de loi Macron (dernière version adoptée) pour la croissance et…
  • Feb 26

    Informer et communiquer : 10 règles pour être en règle

    Informer et communiquer : 10 règles pour être en règle
    Je suis intervenu en clôture de la matinée d'étude "Le droit sans complexe" organisée par l'ADBS à la DILA ce jeudi 26 février 2015. Voici le "pitch" : comment respecter facilement et sans prise de…
Rank this Week: 447

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Reeve

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Reeve
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0252, 2015 MT 74N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DEAN ANTHONY REEVES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of X.V.H.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of X.V.H.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 13-0858, 2015 MT 73N, IN THE MATTER OF: X.V.H., A Youth.
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Adam

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Adam
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0047, 2015 MT 72N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ROY VINCENT ADAMS, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 98

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Mar 4

    Guest Counterpoint by Prof. Sichelman: The Innovation Act’s Fee-Shifting is Biased against Patent Holders and Will Likely Increase PAE Activity

    Guest Counterpoint by Prof. Sichelman: The Innovation Act’s Fee-Shifting is Biased against Patent Holders and Will Likely Increase PAE Activity
    Ted Sichelman is a Professor of Law and Director of the Technology Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Proerty Clinic and Center for Intellectual Property Law & Markets at the University of San Diego School of Law.  Representative Bob…
  • Mar 3

    Patently-O Bits and Byte

    Patently-O Bits and Byte
    Information and events. The University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship is hosting an event on March 13th, 2015. The focus is on Intellectual Property issues in the University Setting.…
  • Mar 3

    The Strong Patent Act of 2015 from Senator Coon

    The Strong Patent Act of 2015 from Senator Coon
    by Dennis Crouch Senator Coons is expected to introduce his competing patent reform bill into the Senate this week under the title Strong Patents Act.  As the name suggests, these provisions here tend to strongly favor patent…
Rank this Week: 51

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Mar 4

    Central District of Illinois Explains Its Disagreement With Fifield Consideration Rule

    Central District of Illinois Explains Its Disagreement With Fifield Consideration Rule
    At this rate, I should have about 20 blog posts this year concerning Illinois' controversial Fifield rule.As I have explained in numerous posts, Illinois appears to have a unique rule concerning the type of consideration needed to…
  • Feb 20

    Obama Administration's Cybersecurity Proposal Would Broaden CFAA

    Obama Administration's Cybersecurity Proposal Would Broaden CFAA
    The Obama Administration has been active in addressing concerns related to cybersecurity and trade secrets theft. In 2013, the Administration rolled its strategy to mitigate trade secrets theft - the first of its kind executive-level white…
  • Feb 13

    Fifield and the Northern District: A Stormy Marriage

    Fifield and the Northern District: A Stormy Marriage
    The much-maligned Illinois decision of Fifield v. Premier Dealer Services, Inc. got a big jolt of life when another appellate district reaffirmed its essential holding: when an at-will employee signs a non-compete, continued employment…
Rank this Week: 802

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Mar 4

    Getting Caught With IPO Fever

    Getting Caught With IPO Fever
    A decade ago shares in an initial public offering were handed out as gifts to curry favor with business executives. The shares were all but guaranteed to pop on the opening day for an easy gain. The recent Twitter IPO had that similar feeling…
  • Mar 3

    SEC Guidance On Gifts and Entertainment Compliance

    SEC Guidance On Gifts and Entertainment Compliance
    Any story about the SEC, funds, gifts will catch my attention. Last week, the Staff of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management issued IM Guidance Update No. 2015-1 on gifts and entertainment in the fund industry. The Guidance refers…
  • Feb 27

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for February 27

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for February 27
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. SEC Commissioners Push Lifetime Bans on Executives by Joel Schectman in WSJ.com’s Risk & Compliance Journal The U.S. Securities and Exchange…
Rank this Week: 413

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/
  • Mar 4

    How To Make Sure You Get Fair Compensation When You Are Dealing With A Personal Injury

    How To Make Sure You Get Fair Compensation When You Are Dealing With A Personal Injury
    A personal injury can cause many problems in your life. It can cause serious financial problems if you have extensive medical bills, not to mention the physical toll it can take on your body. You can file a claim against the responsible…
  • Mar 3

    In a Car Accident? Seven Things To Do Next

    In a Car Accident? Seven Things To Do Next
    No one plans to get into a car accident, but sometimes they happen despite your best efforts to drive safely. It’s very important to stay as calm as possible after an accident and to handle the situation as rationally as possible. The…
  • Mar 2

    Doctor’s Visit: Malpractice and What Rights You Should Know

    Doctor’s Visit: Malpractice and What Rights You Should Know
    Medical malpractice, by definition, is when a healthcare provider causes injury to a patient through either a negligent act, or through omission. Because medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the United States, it’s…
Rank this Week: 875

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Update for SandRidge Energy and Hercules Offshore Bond Investor

    Update for SandRidge Energy and Hercules Offshore Bond Investor
    The White Law Group continues to investigate the liability that brokerage firms may have for recommending risky investments in shale energy companies and their leveraged debt (primarily in the form of junk bonds). Two of the most leveraged…
  • Mar 3

    FINRA Arbitration Statistics through early 2015

    FINRA Arbitration Statistics through early 2015
    FINRA recently reported updated statistics on the number and type of arbitration claims being filed in 2015 relative to previous years.  For the full statistics published by FINRA,…
  • Mar 2

    Securities Investigation involving UBS’s V10 Enhanced FX Carry Strategy

    Securities Investigation involving UBS’s V10 Enhanced FX Carry Strategy
    According to reports, a lawsuit was recently filed  against UBS Group for selling its V10 Enhanced FX Carry Strategy product without allegedly explaining the risk and complexity of the investment. The lawsuit reportedly further…
Rank this Week: 375

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families aat nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Nursing Home Employee’s Whistleblower Lawsuit Moves Forward

    Nursing Home Employee’s Whistleblower Lawsuit Moves Forward
    There were over 16,000 nursing homes in the U.S. by the year 2004, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with 1.7 million beds, of which 86 percent had been occupied. An elderly lives in a nursing home for an average of…
  • Feb 9

    Alzheimer’s Patients Frequently Victims of Nursing Home Abuse

    Alzheimer’s Patients Frequently Victims of Nursing Home Abuse
    Sending your loved ones to a nursing home might be a growing concern for you, especially if you are aware of the number of Alzheimer’s patients who have been victims of nursing home abuse each year.  Nursing homes cater for almost…
  • Feb 2

    As Nursing Home Profits Increase, So Does The Risk of Injury

    As Nursing Home Profits Increase, So Does The Risk of Injury
    The entire purpose of any for-profit corporation is to make money and to continuously implement new strategies that will increase profit and reduce expenses. How far is too far though when a company puts its own needs above those of the…
Rank this Week: 243

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 326

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Mar 4

    People value a government they pay taxes for: Part 2, The implication

    People value a government they pay taxes for: Part 2, The implication
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.] By: David A. Smith In yesterday’s Part 1, we explored a fascinating bit of doctoral research conducted by Lucy Martin designed to test whether people’s sense of unfairness, and willing to…
  • Mar 3

    People value a government they pay taxes for: Part 1, The experiment

    People value a government they pay taxes for: Part 1, The experiment
    By: David A. Smith Given that People value only what they pay for is indeed a universal rule, it will have subcases – and one such subcase, striking in its own right and with major implications for the way donors deals with country…
  • Mar 2

    Month in review, January 2015: Part 2, Hello to the future

    Month in review, January 2015: Part 2, Hello to the future
    [Continued from Friday’s Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Although half of January’s post concerned themselves with the unhappy past, the other half looked at the emerging, even disrupted, future, starting with the…
Rank this Week: 483

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Mar 4

    FEMA's Rush to Resolve Sandy Fraud Issues May Only Scratch the Surface

    FEMA's Rush to Resolve Sandy Fraud Issues May Only Scratch the Surface
    Unless you have been consciously trying to avoid it, you cannot help but know that is going on regarding Hurricane Sandy and the engineering fraud that seems to have run rampant in the claims handling process. FEMA has not stepped into the…
  • Mar 4

    Coast Guardsman Takes Control of Superstorm Sandy Claim

    Coast Guardsman Takes Control of Superstorm Sandy Claim
    FEMA officials appointed a person familiar with taking control of emergency situations when they appointed a retired United States Coast Guardsman to take control of the Superstorm Sandy mess. The mess was largely created by WYO “Dogs…
  • Mar 3

    Insurance Company Lawyers Called "Dogs on a Leash"

    Insurance Company Lawyers Called "Dogs on a Leash"
    The CBS 60 Minutes documentary, The Storm After The Storm, called insurance company lawyers, "Dogs on a Leash." It raised the question whether insurers should be held accountable for acquiescing to unethical and wrongful misconduct by their…
Rank this Week: 382

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Four Dead and Three Injured After 18-Wheeler Accident in Jacksonville, Florida

    Four Dead and Three Injured After 18-Wheeler Accident in Jacksonville, Florida
    Pictured above: A video submitted by a witness to the accident (Courtesy of First Coast News)  A trucking accident that involved a tractor trailer rig and an SUV on Buckman Bridge in Jacksonville, Florida, resulted in four dead and three…
  • Mar 3

    New Drug May Be Able to Reverse Xarelto's Side Effect

    New Drug May Be Able to Reverse Xarelto's Side Effect
    Xarelto is one of the newest blood thinners on the market. It is prescribed to treat patients who are at risk of developing blood clots. However, Xarelto has recently received negative feedback from the pharmaceutical world because of its…
  • Mar 2

    Questcor Reveals Numerous Severe Side Effects of Acthar in Filing

    Questcor Reveals Numerous Severe Side Effects of Acthar in Filing
    Acthar is a prescription gel given to a wide variety of patients who suffer from different ailments. Among them are people with lupus, infants who suffer from infantile spasms, adults who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and for other…
Rank this Week: 96

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 4

    King v. Burwell oral argument

    King v. Burwell oral argument
    Above is an introductory video on King v. Burwell, the ObamaCare exchange subsidy challenge, from my Cato colleagues Michael Cannon and Trevor Burrus, introduced by Caleb Brown. Tomorrow you can stream this Cato reaction panel on the…
  • Mar 4

    NYC’s gravity-knife law, cont’d

    NYC’s gravity-knife law, cont’d
    Carsten Vogel had been a vociferous defender of New York City police practices against critics. That all began to change one afternoon at the Nostrand Ave. station for the A train, “when he was approached by an NYPD officer, who asked…
  • Mar 4

    Grocery clerk wouldn’t handle pork products, sue

    Grocery clerk wouldn’t handle pork products, sue
    A lawsuit claims Costco did not do enough to accommodate the religious scruples of Brooklyn, N.Y. grocery clerk Jean Camara. He says managers sent him outside to work with shopping carts after he refused to handle pork or alcohol on checkout…
Rank this Week: 63

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 342

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Mar 4

    Ringly - Is It Smart Enough?

    Ringly - Is It Smart Enough?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Mar 4

    Google Contacts Update - Who Do You Know?

    Google Contacts Update - Who Do You Know?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Mar 4

    Why I Am A Solo - Blogging And Social Media

    Why I Am A Solo - Blogging And Social Media
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 159

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 44

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Mar 4

    How Will Divorce Affect Your Immigration Status?

    How Will Divorce Affect Your Immigration Status?
    Going through a divorce can be stressful enough without the added element of marriage-based immigration issues. While all your time and energy may be focused on terminating your marriage, you cannot neglect how this change in your…
  • Feb 23

    Is There Any Advantage to Filing First?

    Is There Any Advantage to Filing First?
    Family law attorneys are constantly asked what, if any, advantage there is to filing first. Whether it is for divorce, custody or support, the answer is both “yes, there is an advantage” and “no, there is not an…
  • Feb 19

    Making the Virginia DCSE Work for You

    Making the Virginia DCSE Work for You
    You’ve succeeded in getting the court to enter a child support order for your child. It has been a few months and the obligated parent is no longer paying or is not paying the full amount. The child support arrears are growing with…
Rank this Week: 632

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 210

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Mar 4

    Senate Takes Aim At Quickie Election Rule

    Senate Takes Aim At Quickie Election Rule
    Yesterday, the United States Senate voted 53-45 in favor of proceeding to formal debate on Senate Joint Resolution 8.  S.J. Res. 8 is a joint resolution with the U.S. House of Representatives designed to express both the House and…
  • Mar 3

    Union Reps Testify Against Proposed Wisc. Right-to-Work Legislation

    Union Reps Testify Against Proposed Wisc. Right-to-Work Legislation
    Yesterday, a cabal of union officials testified before the Wisconsin Assembly Labor Committee regarding their opposition to the legislature’s proposed Right to Work bill.  The bill, which has already passed the state Senate and…
  • Mar 2

    MLS, Players Union Resume Contract Talk

    MLS, Players Union Resume Contract Talk
    Yesterday, officials representing Major League Soccer (MLS) met with MLS Players Union representatives at the office of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to hammer out the final details of a…
Rank this Week: 760

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
  • Mar 4

    BILL COULD END MANDATORY ARBITRATION IN BROKERAGE CONTRACTS

    BILL COULD END MANDATORY ARBITRATION IN BROKERAGE CONTRACTS
    Legislation introduced to the House last week could stop brokers and advisers from requiring investors to take claims to arbitration rather than court. Nearly all brokerage and a large amount of advisory agreements include provisions limiting…
  • Feb 13

    UBS V10 Currency Structured Notes Under Investigation by U.S. Justice Department

    UBS V10 Currency Structured Notes Under Investigation by U.S. Justice Department
    The U.S. Justice Department is looking into the UBS V10 Enhanced FX Carry Strategy, a product sold to investors such as hedge funds and pension funds. Focusing on whether banks misrepresented how currency transactions were priced,…
  • Feb 2

    SEC Charges Oppenheimer and Orders Payment of $20 Million for Securities Law Violation

    SEC Charges Oppenheimer and Orders Payment of $20 Million for Securities Law Violation
    Oppenheimer & Co. has been charged by the SEC for violating federal securities laws while wrongly selling penny stocks in unregistered offerings on behalf of clients. Oppenheimer admitted their wrongdoing and will pay $10 million to…
Rank this Week: 562

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 4

    Divorced Catholic

    Divorced Catholic
    From The New York Times: Facing millions of divorced Catholics around the world, many of whom express frustration over their status in the church, the Vatican has begun a remarkable re-examination of the church’s treatment of worshipers…
  • Mar 3

    On Cohabitation

    On Cohabitation
    From New York Post: “What are the odds you’d be in this relationship if you weren’t living with your boyfriend or girlfriend?” That’s the question Scott Stanley asks people who cohabited before they got married. Stanley, the…
  • Mar 2

    Divorce Trend

    Divorce Trend
    From Dubuque Telegraph Herald: If you're past 50, it's critically important to pay attention to how your retirement savings weathers the storm. Divorce filings tend to surge at the beginning of the year, experts say, whether from pent-up…
Rank this Week: 133

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
  • Mar 4

    Women on US Boards: What Are We Seeing?

    Women on US Boards: What Are We Seeing?
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Ernst & Young LLP, and is based on a publication by the EY Center for Board Matters. Despite the value of bringing more women onto corporate boards being increasingly recognized, US…
  • Mar 4

    The Impact of Whistleblowers on Financial Misrepresentation Enforcement Action

    The Impact of Whistleblowers on Financial Misrepresentation Enforcement Action
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Andrew Call of the School of Accountancy at Arizona State University, Gerald Martin of the Department of Finance and Real Estate at American University, Nathan Sharp of the Department of…
  • Mar 3

    Proxy Access—a Decision Framework

    Proxy Access—a Decision Framework
    Editor's Note: Richard J. Sandler is a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and co-head of the firm’s global corporate governance group. Margaret E. Tahyar is a partner in the Financial Institutions Group at Davis Polk &…
Rank this Week: 116

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    My Boss Made Me Appear in Yelp Commercial

    My Boss Made Me Appear in Yelp Commercial
    Dear Rich: My employer at a small law firm has required his whole staff (about 8 of us) to appear in a Yelp commercial video. Please note that all the employees had no choice but to do it, and although we signed a release, no consideration…
  • Mar 2

    Quoting Dialogue From Raising Arizona in Novel

    Quoting Dialogue From Raising Arizona in Novel
    Dear Rich: I'm self-publishing my novel and I'm trying to track down Circle Films for permission to use four lines from "Raising Arizona." (I did get permission from the Cather Foundation to quote "My Antonia.")  The problem is, I can't…
  • Feb 25

    Do We Need Formal Contract for Private School Permission?

    Do We Need Formal Contract for Private School Permission?
    Dear Rich: I work for a fully online private school and am seeking permission to use images, videos, and links within the course. Do I need to have a formal contract with a signature confirming that permission is granted to use the item, or…
Rank this Week: 465

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Mar 4

    Demand Letter Legislation Must be Narrowly Tailored

    Demand Letter Legislation Must be Narrowly Tailored
    An effort to address bad actors may unnecessarily create significant hurdles for innovators seeking to enforce or license the rights to their own innovations. The fear of unintended consequences requires targeted reform that will specifically…
  • Mar 4

    Google acquires Softcard, setting up mobile payment showdown with Apple

    Google acquires Softcard, setting up mobile payment showdown with Apple
    Softcard’s patents and their ability to protect Google Wallet against any potential legal challenges from Apple may be a much more important aspect of the acquisition than Softcard itself, which had struggled financially and laid off…
  • Mar 3

    Fee-shifting won’t do anything to stop Patent Troll

    Fee-shifting won’t do anything to stop Patent Troll
    The company that just forcefully promised to fight the troll at all costs now can’t write the check fast enough. The case settles, the corporation feels vindicated because they didn’t have to pay their high priced attorneys for…
Rank this Week: 151

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Deck Stacked Against HOUSE OF CARDS

    Deck Stacked Against HOUSE OF CARDS
    No spoilers here, I promise.  Like many Americans since it was released on Friday, I’ve been binge-watching Season 3 of House of Cards.  If you haven’t watched the program, available only on Netflix, it’s a…
  • Mar 3

    Thoughts on the New Mitchell|Hamline Law School

    Thoughts on the New Mitchell|Hamline Law School
    - Draeke Weseman, Weseman Law Office, PLLC Naming is a tricky business with important marketing and trademark considerations.  Recently, two Minnesota law schools, William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline Law School, took up this…
  • Mar 2

    Will #TheDress Impact Color Trademarks?

    Will #TheDress Impact Color Trademarks?
    #TheDress phenomenon is about to shape the future of color trademarks and trade dress rights. You may recall, we have written a great deal on the subject of non-traditional trademark protection of colors, especially during the Christian…
Rank this Week: 199

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Mar 4

    ASIL Private International Law Prize 2015

    ASIL Private International Law Prize 2015
    The Private International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law invites submissions for this year’s ASIL Private International Law prize. The prize is given for the best text on private international law…
  • Mar 3

    German Federal Court of Justice on Surrogacy and German Public Policy

    German Federal Court of Justice on Surrogacy and German Public Policy
    By Dina Reis, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (Germany) In its ruling of 10 December 2014 (Case XII ZB 463/13), the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof – BGH) had to decide whether, despite the domestic prohibition of…
  • Mar 3

    Advocate General’s Opinion on Art. 34 para. 1 of Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001

    Advocate General’s Opinion on Art. 34 para. 1 of Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001
    On 3 March 2015, Advocate General Szpunar delivered its opinion in the case C-681/13 (Diago Brands BV) concerning the interpretation of Art. 34 para. 1 of Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001 (former Regulation (EU) No. 1215/2012), in a case where…
Rank this Week: 138

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Mar 4

    STEP CONFERENCE CURACAO – MARCH 12 AND 13

    STEP CONFERENCE CURACAO – MARCH 12 AND 13
    Curacao; The New Midshore Reality Set to run March 12 & 13th 2015 at the Santa Barbara Resort and Hotel Curacao, the theme will be “Curacao; The New Midshore Reality” and is aimed at generating a lively debate with industry…
  • Feb 26

    AANSPRAKELIJKHEID VAN DE COMMANDITAIRE VENNOOT

    AANSPRAKELIJKHEID VAN DE COMMANDITAIRE VENNOOT
    De Hoge Raad mag zich erover uitlaten Eerst een stukje Nederlands recht. Een commanditaire vennootschap (CV) is een contractuele rechtsbetrekking tussen twee of meer (rechts)personen tot uitoefening van een bedrijf onder gemeenschappelijke…
  • Feb 20

    INVESTEERDERS EN OPENBARE PLAKZUILEN

    INVESTEERDERS EN OPENBARE PLAKZUILEN
    Notaris handelde onrechtmatig inzake veiling De casus heeft betrekking op de uitwinning van een pandrecht op aandelen in een dochtervennootschap. De moedervennootschap (Trellas; de pandgever) is zelf onderwerp van een geschil met…
Rank this Week: 530

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 4

    Why Would They Lie?

    Why Would They Lie?
    Richard Wesley conducted himself appropriately as a school counselor and child behavioral specialist at the Sixth District Elementary School in Covington, Kentucky.  That’s where he used to work, before he was falsely tarred a…
  • Mar 4

    21st Century Policing: You Can’t Handle The Truth

    21st Century Policing: You Can’t Handle The Truth
    The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing issues its interim report.  If you’re not the sort of person to get invited to serve on a President’s Task Force, because you’re not official enough to make the…
  • Mar 3

    When The FBI Went Rogue

    When The FBI Went Rogue
    The integrity of public functions isn’t exactly a cause easily dismissed.  After all, who out there wants to openly champion the idea that the government need have no integrity, because it’s got the guns and, well, you…
Rank this Week: 137

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    UK ad regulator finds Israel falsely advertised

    UK ad regulator finds Israel falsely advertised
    By implying that the Old City of Jerusalem was recognized as being in Israel, rather than in occupied Palestinian territories.  File under: having the First Amendment makes the US very…
  • Mar 2

    Pregnancy clinic ads are commercial speech

    Pregnancy clinic ads are commercial speech
    First Resort, Inc. v. Herrera, No. C 11-5534 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 20, 2015)     The court rejected a facial challenge to San Francisco’s Pregnancy Information Disclosure and Protection Ordinance, “aimed at ensuring…
  • Mar 2

    Copying graffiti could infringe copyright and trademark

    Copying graffiti could infringe copyright and trademark
    Williams v. Roberto Cavalli S.p.A., No. 14-cv-06659 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 12, 2015) Plaintiffs Jason Williams, Victor Chapa, and Jeffrey Rubin sued the producers and distributors of Just Cavalli clothing, alleging copyright infringement,…
Rank this Week: 69

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Mar 4

    An Expert Answers the Question: How Safe is Abortion?

    An Expert Answers the Question: How Safe is Abortion?
    The Huffington Post: How Safe Is Abortion?, by Dr. David A. Grimes: The safety of abortion depends on whom one asks. National data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that induced abortion and miscarriage are…
  • Mar 1

    Virginia Legislature Approves Restitution to Victims of Forced Sterilization

    Virginia Legislature Approves Restitution to Victims of Forced Sterilization
    The Roanoke Times: Forced sterilization victims in Virginia awarded compensation: Rose Brooks would have loved to have children and a family of her own one day. “But they said, no, no, no, you can’t,” she said. Brooks, 73, of…
  • Feb 26

    Women Increasingly Embrace Long-Acting, Reversible Contraceptive

    Women Increasingly Embrace Long-Acting, Reversible Contraceptive
    The Los Angeles Times: For contraception, U.S. women increasingly turn to IUDs and implants, by Karen Kaplan: IUDs and implants are safe, reliable, long-acting and reversible forms of birth control. Now there’s a new attribute to add to…
Rank this Week: 78

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Staff Issues Guidance on Volcker Rule’s Covered Fund Exemption

    Staff Issues Guidance on Volcker Rule’s Covered Fund Exemption
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Jacquelyn LumbCommissioner Kara Stein last month spoke in Tokyo, Japan, about the changes the Dodd-Frank Act’s Volcker rule brought to the U.S financial system. In…
  • Mar 3

    Corporations Are Not People in Delaware Courts, Cannot Be Expert Witnesse

    Corporations Are Not People in Delaware Courts, Cannot Be Expert Witnesse
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Joanne Cursinella, J.D.Only a biological person can be an expert witness in Delaware under its Rules of Evidence, so the defendants in a shareholder litigation could not…
  • Mar 2

    Whole Foods Position Creates Whole Host of Problems, Coalition Say

    Whole Foods Position Creates Whole Host of Problems, Coalition Say
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By John Filar AtwoodThe SEC’s decision to review the Rule 14a-8(i)(9) basis for omission of shareholder proposals has drawn the ire of a coalition of 17 professional…
Rank this Week: 141

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Mar 4

    New series: Scanning Nuremberg

    New series: Scanning Nuremberg
    We’re pleased to announce a new series to our blog: Scanning Nuremberg. Scanning Nuremberg will share the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes…
  • Mar 3

    New e-Resource

    New e-Resource
    The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day! For help efficiently navigating it all, make an appointment to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. Among our newest e-resources:…
  • Feb 27

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case
    Post by Mary Person and Meg Kribble Warning: this post contains spoilers through the February 22 broadcast of Downton Abbey in the United States! Like many of you, we at the library enjoy watching and discussing the ITV/PBS…
Rank this Week: 813

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Mar 4

    Infranca on Distributive Justice and Federal Low-Income Housing Policy

    Infranca on Distributive Justice and Federal Low-Income Housing Policy
    John Infranca (Suffolk) has posted Housing Resource Bundles: Distributive Justice and Federal Low-Income Housing Policy (Richmond Law Review). Here's the abstract: Only one in four eligible households receives some form of rental assistance…
  • Mar 4

    Miller on Airbnb and the Sharing Economy

    Miller on Airbnb and the Sharing Economy
    Stephen Miller (Idaho) has posted First Principles for Regulating the Sharing Economy on SSRN. Here's the abstract: This Article posits ten first principles on which a regulatory response to the sharing economy must rest. Given the rapid…
  • Mar 3

    Case of the Week

    Case of the Week
    Joe Singer's blog points us toward an easement case from Vermont: The Vermont Supreme Court has adopted the rule promoted by the Restatement (Third) of Property (Servitudes), §4.8(3), allowing the owner of a servient estate to relocate an…
Rank this Week: 94