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Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    Videos of U.S. Supreme Court Arguments—at Last!

    Videos of U.S. Supreme Court Arguments—at Last!
    On the HBO program Last Week Tonight, John Oliver observed that without video Supreme Court oral arguments are pretty dry, even with courtroom sketches as backdrops. So he proposed that the audio be livened up with video. What video? Dogs!…
  • Aug 7

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division
    Unlike the federal circuits, the Washington Court of Appeals is a "unitary system"—one court that sits in three divisions, not three separate courts. But sometimes panels from two divisions disagree with each other, so there can be…
  • Jun 20

    Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesse

    Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesse
    Under RPC 1.2(d), a "lawyer shall not counsel a client to engage, or assist a client, in conduct that the lawyer knows is criminal . . ."  Does this cover lawyers advising clients under Washington's new marijuana law, when possession is…
Rank this Week: 452

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
Rank this Week: 584

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 244

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Oct 23

    Crippling Drug Crime Perpetuates Violence Narrative In Mexico

    Crippling Drug Crime Perpetuates Violence Narrative In Mexico
    Unfortunately stories of gang violence, brutal murders, and drug trafficking are nothing new in Mexico. Over the past seven years, violent clashes between drug cartels and their leaders, along with corruption within the government have…
  • Oct 22

    Our Upcoming “Sick-O” Election

    Our Upcoming “Sick-O” Election
    AP Photos If you’ve turned on cable news these past few weeks, you’ve no doubt seen panicked concerned citizens engaged in a mad scramble to isolate themselves from a condition deemed so deadly, so contagious, that even being in…
  • Oct 21

    The Shellshock Virus: Yet Another Way For Hackers To Steal Your Information

    The Shellshock Virus: Yet Another Way For Hackers To Steal Your Information
    The emergence of a computer bug named “Shell Shock,” which is being called one of the worst computer viruses to have ever existed, has scrambled cyber security professionals into fixing a security flaw that has been built into…
Rank this Week: 748

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Oct 23

    DOJ Releases Report on FBI Whistleblower Protection

    DOJ Releases Report on FBI Whistleblower Protection
    Yesterday, Senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Wyden expressed optimism that Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) whistleblowers may receive better protection under new guidelines outlined in a proposal to President Barack Obama.  The…
  • Oct 22

    NWC Fights Back Chamber of Commerce/KBR Attack on Whistleblowers at Supreme Court

    NWC Fights Back Chamber of Commerce/KBR Attack on Whistleblowers at Supreme Court
    Washington, D.C. October 22, 2014. Yesterday, the National Whistleblower Center filed a “friend of court” brief in Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter before the U.S. Supreme…
  • Oct 14

    ARB Decision Promotes Clarity And Uniformity In Whistleblower Case

    ARB Decision Promotes Clarity And Uniformity In Whistleblower Case
    In a long-overdue decision issued on October 9, 2014, the Department of Labor Administrative Review Board (ARB) finally clarified the standard of proof for employees to establish the “contributing factor” test in whistleblower…
Rank this Week: 285

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
  • Oct 23

    Patent Trolls are NOT the Biggest Barrier to Innovation

    Patent Trolls are NOT the Biggest Barrier to Innovation
    This survey shows what those in the industry have long known — patent trolls and the need for patent reform are NOT the biggest problems facing the high tech industry in the United States. In fact, 92% of respondents feel that there are…
  • Oct 23

    Caterpillar Patents: Automated Bulldozers, Hydraulics and Energy Efficient Vehicle

    Caterpillar Patents: Automated Bulldozers, Hydraulics and Energy Efficient Vehicle
    Caterpillar holds a respectable patent portfolio and has some strong intellectual property holdings in the field of industrial equipment. In 2013, the company earned 332 patents, an increase of 4.1 percent over the number of patents earned by…
  • Oct 22

    Skin Care Dominates P&G Recent Patents and Filing

    Skin Care Dominates P&G Recent Patents and Filing
    P&G is a company well-known for its extensive lineup of personal care products, and many of its brands are found on the shelves of retail stores and pharmacies all over the world. The company has achieved varying levels of success since…
Rank this Week: 147

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/
  • Oct 23

    Seventh Circuit Appeal Downplays Fifield Consideration Rule

    Seventh Circuit Appeal Downplays Fifield Consideration Rule
    The federal case of Instant Technology LLC v. DiFazio is somewhat of a rare breed in that the parties tried the case to the end. Most business disputes settle, frequently after an initial injunction hearing, and this generally holds true when…
  • Oct 16

    Aleynikov Strikes Out in the Third Circuit

    Aleynikov Strikes Out in the Third Circuit
    About a year ago, I wrote about Sergey Aleynikov's win against Goldman Sachs Group (at least as far as legal fees are concerned). The ex-Goldman computer programmer won an expedited summary judgment proceeding in New Jersey federal…
  • Oct 13

    My 500th Blog Post

    My 500th Blog Post
    The original title of this post was simply: "Thank you and goodbye."I have a lot of other stuff I want to do. Write law journal articles. Perhaps start another blog. Do more pro bono work. Learn how to ski. Experiment with vegan cooking.So…
Rank this Week: 809

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 422

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Oct 23

    Nor'easter Expected to Bring Heavy Rain and Strong Winds to Northeast & Mid-Atlantic

    Nor'easter Expected to Bring Heavy Rain and Strong Winds to Northeast & Mid-Atlantic
    A Nor'easter began to wreak havoc in New England and the surrounding areas Tuesday and the inclement effects are expected to continue through Friday. Flooded roads, wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour, hail of up to three quarters of an…
  • Oct 23

    Representing and Helping Policyholders is Good for the Soul - Reflections on Merlin vs. Badger

    Representing and Helping Policyholders is Good for the Soul - Reflections on Merlin vs. Badger
    Steve Badger was a good sport before and after our presentation at TAPIA's Fall meeting last week. Here's a picture of us after the event: I personally think it is difficult to keep saying "no" to almost anything or anybody. Insurance…
  • Oct 22

    Cosmetic Damage is Physical Damage

    Cosmetic Damage is Physical Damage
    Property insurance policies cover physical damage to property. Cosmetic damage has traditionally been paid if the damage is greater than the deductible. Lately, some ingenious insurance company lawyers are wrongfully arguing that their stingy…
Rank this Week: 382

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 459

Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, veterans benefits and special needs trusts. By Mark E. Wight.

http://idahoestateplanning.typepad.com/idaho_estate_planning/
  • Oct 23

    Idaho Estate Planning - Inheritance From Long Lost Auntie? It Happen

    Idaho Estate Planning - Inheritance From Long Lost Auntie? It Happen
    An insular Hemel Hempstead man who died with an estate worth £750,000 has had his legacy split among 39 relatives who never even knew he existed.
  • Oct 22

    Idaho Estate Planning - Family Feuds Over Loved One's Passing

    Idaho Estate Planning - Family Feuds Over Loved One's Passing
    In what likely foretells a bitter probate battle to come, a judge ordered Wednesday that the body of wealthy Alamo Heights woman who died Tuesday not be cremated before an autopsy is performed.
  • Oct 21

    Idaho Estate Planning - Digital Asset Law Criticized by Tech Giant

    Idaho Estate Planning - Digital Asset Law Criticized by Tech Giant
    In a recent blog post, Yahoo’s Senior Legal Director for Public Policy criticized the UFADAA for the “faulty presumption that the decedent would have wanted the trustee to have access to his or her communications” and for “set[ting]…
Rank this Week: 685

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

Covers global privacy and data security. By Covington & Burling LLP.

http://www.insideprivacy.com
  • Oct 23

    EU Confirms New Heads of the European Commission – But Who Will Drive Data Protection Reforms?

    EU Confirms New Heads of the European Commission – But Who Will Drive Data Protection Reforms?
     By Philippe Bradley-Schmieg  The European Parliament voted yesterday (October 22, 2014) to approve the President of the European Commission’s selections for his team of European Commissioners. Jean-Claude Juncker’s…
  • Oct 22

    CFPB Finalizes Rule to Allow Online Privacy Disclosures from Financial Institution

    CFPB Finalizes Rule to Allow Online Privacy Disclosures from Financial Institution
    By Ani Gevorkian On Monday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule that promotes more effective privacy disclosures and saves the financial services industry around $17 million dollars.  The new rule…
  • Oct 21

    Senators Request Hearing on Connected Device

    Senators Request Hearing on Connected Device
    On October 20, 2014, a bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation Chairman John D. Rockefeller IV (D-W.Va.) and Ranking Member John Thune (R-S.D.), requesting that…
Rank this Week: 760

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 458

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
  • Oct 23

    Supreme Court Term Limits: Pursuing Apolitical Predictability (Part 2)

    Supreme Court Term Limits: Pursuing Apolitical Predictability (Part 2)
    by Jason Steed, Associate at Bell Nunnally, and president of the Dallas-Ft. Worth Lawyer ChapterIn part 1, I tried to briefly explain why the argument for term limits should be focused on the nonpartisan value of increased…
  • Oct 23

    LegalEyes for October 23,2014

    LegalEyes for October 23,2014
    by Caroline CoxIn The Atlantic, Peter Beinart explains how voter ID laws channel an American tradition of restricting the political decisions of those with limited economic means.Emily Wax-Thibodeaux reports for The Washington Post on the…
  • Oct 22

    Supreme Court Term Limits: Pursuing Apolitical Predictability (Part 1)

    Supreme Court Term Limits: Pursuing Apolitical Predictability (Part 1)
    by Jason Steed, Associate at Bell Nunnally.*This is part one of a three part series.There’s been a lot of talk lately about term limits for Supreme Court justices. Norm Ornstein brought renewed attention to the issue in May.…
Rank this Week: 636

Copyfight

Copyfight

Covers the politics of IP.

http://copyfight.corante.com/
  • Oct 23

    Free Music in a Capitalist Society

    Free Music in a Capitalist Society
    In a keynote speech that ranges from his early utopian community days with the Stooges to BitTorrent and Kim Dotcom, Iggy Pop shows he is still as with it and still as relevant as ever. Pop talks about the music business, then and now, and…
  • Oct 20

    Art & Law in Chicago

    Art & Law in Chicago
    Our friends at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago sent me an announcement for their 6th Annual Symposium that is taking place in a couple weeks. The theme this time is "Art Meets Law: The Intersection of Art and Intellectual Property"…
  • Oct 18

    Compare and Contrast Approaches to the DMCA

    Compare and Contrast Approaches to the DMCA
    Mike Masnick at Techdirt published two stories this past week that give an interesting comparison in approaches to handling DMCA takedown notices. First, Google came out with its "how we fighr piracy" report. As Masnick notes, there's not…
Rank this Week: 167

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

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

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Oct 23

    Free legal clinic for veterans to take place in Lake Jackson

    Free legal clinic for veterans to take place in Lake Jackson
    A free legal clinic for veterans is scheduled for Oct. 25 at the Lake Jackson VA Outpatient Clinic, 208 Oak Drive South, Lake Jackson. During the event, attorneys will be available to answer questions on a variety of legal issues, including…
  • Oct 23

    Pro Bono Spotlight: Eduardo V. Rodriguez

    Pro Bono Spotlight: Eduardo V. Rodriguez
    The State Bar of Texas, the Texas Access to Justice Commission, the American Bar Association, and others proudly support the National Pro Bono Celebration (Oct. 19-25). Pro bono week is an opportunity to educate the public about the good work…
  • Oct 22

    Pro Bono College members, Champion of Justice law firms honored at reception

    Pro Bono College members, Champion of Justice law firms honored at reception
    The Texas Access to Justice Commission kicked off Pro Bono Week on Monday with a reception honoring law firms and individual attorneys that support access to justice efforts in Texas.  Gov. Rick Perry and the Supreme Court of Texas both…
Rank this Week: 876

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    More on my deaccessioning puzzle

    More on my deaccessioning puzzle
    Michael Rushton offers up a speculative, tentative, cautious, possible answer to the deaccessioning puzzle I presented last week.It's basically a "capture" theory -- that, as with all large, complex nonprofit organizations, the general…
  • Oct 23

    Ain't it grand!

    Ain't it grand!
    The Atlantic: One-Fifth of Detroit's Population Could Lose Their Homes.
  • Oct 22

    Inching Closer

    Inching Closer
    The hedge funds are on board in Detroit.
Rank this Week: 139

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Oct 23

    Get the 411 on Google Analytics for Lawyer

    Get the 411 on Google Analytics for Lawyer
    Does the very mention of the word "analytics" make your eyes glaze over a bit? I don't blame you if the thought of sifting through tons of numbers and metrics makes your brain hurt before you even begin. Read on for Google Analytics…
  • Oct 21

    I’m a New IMS Client … Now What? (Part 7!)

    I’m a New IMS Client … Now What? (Part 7!)
    In Part 7 of the New IMS Client Series, we cover Social Media Training. We will review a sample agenda of ideas you could post each day of the week and show how to schedule the posts in advance, allowing you to spend more time with your…
  • Oct 17

    IMS Client Spotlight - Attorney Ken Vanway

    IMS Client Spotlight - Attorney Ken Vanway
    Our Client Spotlight this week is Ken Vanway from The Vanway Law Firm in Lakeway, TX. Ken is a longstanding friend and client of IMS. Ken has put forth the effort over the years; updating his website, shooting video, sending e-News, and…
Rank this Week: 912

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press…

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press Center

Covers border issues, disaster relief, immigration and housing.

http://trla.wordpress.com
  • Oct 23

    Texas Bar Blog – Pro Bono Spotlight: Eduardo V. Rodriguez

    Texas Bar Blog – Pro Bono Spotlight: Eduardo V. Rodriguez
    For more than four years, Eduardo V. Rodriguez has served as a pro bono volunteer with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid’s Hidalgo County Community Justice Program. According to Rodriguez, the drive to be a pro bono volunteer is a natural…
  • Oct 22

    Victoria Advocate – Law enforcement, counselors, case managers learn about available resources, technique

    Victoria Advocate – Law enforcement, counselors, case managers learn about available resources, technique
    A lot of men are abused and afraid to speak up, Alice Summers said during a family violence training Tuesday. Her son was one of them. He stayed with the mother of his child and endured her abuse for years before getting out of the…
  • Oct 10

    Zocalo Saltillo – Preparan Vigilia contra la Violencia Doméstica

    Zocalo Saltillo – Preparan Vigilia contra la Violencia Doméstica
    El personal de Quad Counties trabaja de cerca con la Oficina del Sheriff de Val Verde, Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid y la Casa de la Cultura para organizar su evento anual de Vigilia en contra de la Violencia Doméstica. To read the entire…
Rank this Week: 762

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 73

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Woman Injured in Fountain Valley Pedestrian Accident

    Woman Injured in Fountain Valley Pedestrian Accident
    A 59-year-old woman walking two dogs was injured in a Fountain Valley pedestrian accident the afternoon of October 18, 2014. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred as the woman was walking…
  • Oct 22

    Teen Suffers Severe Head Injuries In Huntington Beach Bicycle Accident

    Teen Suffers Severe Head Injuries In Huntington Beach Bicycle Accident
    A teenager suffered serious head injuries after he was struck by at least one vehicle in Huntington Beach. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred the afternoon of October 17, 2014 at the intersection…
  • Oct 16

    One Killed In Huntington Beach Car Accident

    One Killed In Huntington Beach Car Accident
    A three-vehicle car accident in Huntington Beach left a 26-year-old man dead and two others injured. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Edwards Street…
Rank this Week: 198

Harvard JD Admissions

Harvard JD Admissions

The Official JD Admissions Blog at Harvard Law School.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/admissions
  • Oct 23

    Nor’easter? That calls for bacon.

    Nor’easter? That calls for bacon.
    It’s raining in Cambridge.  And by raining, I mean flood-warning raining.  On mornings like this, I tend to think that bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches are in order, so I stopped by the The Hark on my way into the…
  • Oct 20

    Inside the Black Box 1: The Admissions Team

    Inside the Black Box 1: The Admissions Team
    This post is the first in a series that will help to demystify the black box of HLS Admissions. To begin with, we would like to reintroduce you to our admissions team. Get to know our staff members, in their own words, below. Jessica Soban is…
  • Sep 15

    Our Application is Live!

    Our Application is Live!
    Hello again! The admissions season has officially begun! To get you started, here are some resources to help you as you apply. Your best source of information over the coming months will be our website. It contains information on…
Rank this Week: 705

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Orange County Drowning Calls Surpass 2013

    Orange County Drowning Calls Surpass 2013
    Fire officials in Orange County have seen more swimming pool and drowning accidents this year already than they did in 2013, The Orange County Register reports. On Sunday, emergency responders rushed to a community pool on Keywood Lane in…
  • Oct 22

    Victorville Family Calls for Safer Intersection after Fatal Accident

    Victorville Family Calls for Safer Intersection after Fatal Accident
    The family of Dollie Wilson is calling for a stop light at the intersection in Victorville where Wilson was hit and killed by another drivers. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of…
  • Oct 21

    California Man Fatally Injured In Dog Attack

    California Man Fatally Injured In Dog Attack
    Juan Fernandez, 59, was killed in a dog attack in Modesto after a pack of pit bulls attacked him and his elderly mother, Maria. According to a CBS news report, the dog attack occurred at his home on October 14, 2014. Deputies said when they…
Rank this Week: 106

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 23

    Details of Prenup Revealed in Griffin Divorce

    Details of Prenup Revealed in Griffin Divorce
    In the high-stakes divorce of Kenneth Griffin and his wife, even the smallest details can move millions of dollars around. Recently, Griffin made the details of the couple's prenuptial agreement public, which shows that his wife has already…
  • Oct 22

    Engagement Ring Cost May Indicate Divorce

    Engagement Ring Cost May Indicate Divorce
    One of the first things that a person does when they decide they want to marry someone is to purchase an engagement ring. An engagement ring serves as a symbol for the public that the person will soon be married. However, recent research…
  • Oct 21

    Prioritizing the Needs of Children in a Divorce

    Prioritizing the Needs of Children in a Divorce
    One of the most important aspects of any divorce is ensuring that the children are taken care of, which includes making sure that they don't experience any blame or bad feelings as a result of the separation. This may be difficult to do, but…
Rank this Week: 689

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Oct 23

    Law Student Essay Competition $$$$$

    Law Student Essay Competition $$$$$
    The Canadian American Bar Association is hosting a competition isopen to all students currently enrolled in law school in the United States or Canada. You can find the complete guidelines and details for the competition by clicking here: 2014…
  • Oct 23

    First Things First: Drafting Preliminary Statement

    First Things First: Drafting Preliminary Statement
    When drafting a brief, you naturally want to make the strongest positive first impression possible. In terms of brief writing structure, you address this goal in the preliminary statement. A forthcoming article in the Seton Hall Law Review…
  • Oct 22

    ABA Business Law Section Clerkships and Writing Contest

    ABA Business Law Section Clerkships and Writing Contest
    The ABA Business Law Section offers two outstanding initiatives specifically for law students looking to gain a rewarding experience and earn a monetary prize. 2015 Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program Up to nine law students from…
Rank this Week: 421

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Oct 23

    ED Texas Affirmance rates at Federal Circuit

    ED Texas Affirmance rates at Federal Circuit
    CAFC Judge Timothy Dyk is putting up some interesting statistics on reversal rates for the district on the panel that is up right now. He shows the stats for the year thus far as 38% reversal on mandamus - up...
  • Oct 22

    Captain Of The Patent Rocket Docket: Judge Leonard Davis - Law360 article

    Captain Of The Patent Rocket Docket: Judge Leonard Davis - Law360 article
    Good article in today's Law360 Captain Of The Patent Rocket Docket: Judge Leonard Davis about our chief.…
  • Oct 22

    Paul Brown Courthouse Naming Ceremony

    Paul Brown Courthouse Naming Ceremony
    Great morning in Sherman watching the federal courthouse be formally renamed for the late U.S. District Judge Paul Brown. In a sign of the collegiality among the local bench, every sitting and senior district judge and all magistrate judges…
Rank this Week: 196

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

Provides national and international environmental law news. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    Coalition of Farmers and Environmental Groups to Challenge EPA Over Herbicide Approval

    Coalition of Farmers and Environmental Groups to Challenge EPA Over Herbicide Approval
    Coalition of Farmers and Environmental Groups to Challenge EPA Over Herbicide Approval - A coalition of farmers and environmental groups filed a lawsuit to sue the U.S. EPA on behalf of six Midwest states where a toxic herbicide…
  • Oct 22

    Geochemical Tracers Can ID Fracking Flowback Fluid

    Geochemical Tracers Can ID Fracking Flowback Fluid
    Geochemical Tracers Can ID Fracking Flowback Fluids - The National Science Foundation reports scientists have developed tracers that can identify hydraulic fracturing flowback fluids that have been spilled or released into the …
  • Oct 21

    US, EU want UN to stress low cost of climate change fight; draft document

    US, EU want UN to stress low cost of climate change fight; draft document
    US, EU want UN to stress low cost of climate change fight; draft document - (Reuters) - The United States and European Union want the U.N. to stress the low cost of fighting climate change in a draft handbook on the issue that it is…
Rank this Week: 538

E-Commerce Law

E-Commerce Law

Covers news, trends, and legal issues affecting e-commerce businesses. By Jonathan D. Frieden.

http://ecommercelaw.typepad.com/ecommerce_law/
  • Oct 23

    7 Key Elements of Effective Terms of Use: Amendment

    7 Key Elements of Effective Terms of Use: Amendment
    In earlier posts in this series, we discussed the first six oessential elements of website Terms of Use or Terms of Service (TOS), a website operator's contract with its website users. The next and final key element of such contracts is: 7.…
  • Oct 22

    This Week in Law, Episode #280

    This Week in Law, Episode #280
    On Friday, after an absence of more than two and a half years, I will be returning as a guest on This Week in Law . The show streams live at http://live.twit.tv/ from 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. ET and will be produced as a podcast thereafter. The…
  • Sep 30

    7 Key Elements of Effective Terms of Use: Governing Law and Choice of Forum

    7 Key Elements of Effective Terms of Use: Governing Law and Choice of Forum
    There are seven essential concepts which must be addressed in effective website Terms of Use or Terms of Service (TOS): (1) permitted use – that is, the specific uses to which the website may be put and any restrictions on use imposed by…
Rank this Week: 859

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Oct 23

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: International Newspapers on NewsBank

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: International Newspapers on NewsBank
    NewsBank has a collection of newspapers from around the world. Its UK and Ireland collection includes the Daily Star (7/31/2005-current), The Guardian (1/1/1998-current), The Herald [Scotland] (1/1/1998-current), and The Observer…
  • Oct 9

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Journals on LegalTrac

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Journals on LegalTrac
    Use LegalTrac to find articles from American Bar Association journals, magazines, and newsletters. Many titles include full text from 2007-present, and indexing goes back to the 1980s. ABA titles have a two week embargo between publication…
  • Sep 25

    Search PLIs Online

    Search PLIs Online
    Jenkins owns over 2500 print publications from the Practising Law Institute.  To help find a title, chapter or form on your topic, use PLI Discover Plus to search their database of PLI treatises, course handbooks and answer books from…
Rank this Week: 837

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Hard Money Lender Sentenced To Prison For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

    Hard Money Lender Sentenced To Prison For Mortgage Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Emiel A. Kandi, 37, University Place, Washington, a former hard money lender, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to five years in prison, three years of supervised release and $831,607 in restitution for structuring…
  • Oct 22

    3 Indicted for Scheme to Provide Underqualified Borrowers New Credit Score

    3 Indicted for Scheme to Provide Underqualified Borrowers New Credit Score
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Benjamin Bland, 39, Glen Allen, Virginia; Michael Westbrook, 36; and Anthony Simpson, 43, both of Baltimore, on charges arising from a scheme to allow individuals with poor credit histories and criminal records to obtain…
  • Oct 22

    Fraudster Homebuilder Gets Lengthy Sentence for Ripping of Real Estate Investor

    Fraudster Homebuilder Gets Lengthy Sentence for Ripping of Real Estate Investor
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Patrick J. Belzner, a/k/a Patrick McCloskey, 45, Selbyville, Delaware, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz to 15 years in prison followed, by three years of supervised release, on charges of wire…
Rank this Week: 10

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 335

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Beard, Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 917

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 155

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 262

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    CanLII Connects – A Canadian Content Success Story in the Making

    CanLII Connects – A Canadian Content Success Story in the Making
    It is not often that my role in the world as the Canadian Geek Add-On enables me to write about things happening in the Legal Research world up here, north of the border. But today, I have the honour and privilege to share with all 3 Geeks…
  • Oct 16

    The Next Target

    The Next Target
    Previously I posted on some knowledge gained at the Bridgeway Conference in Nashville. I wanted to add one more item to the list.Jeff Paquin, who now works with Bridgeway, gave a presentation called Legal Department 2050. He started by…
  • Oct 14

    Listening to Client

    Listening to Client
    Last week I was able to attend the Bridgeway Customer Connective Conference in Nashville. Unlike many of the conferences I attend, this one is directed at clients, not law firms. One of the sessions I attended really got my attention. Pratik…
Rank this Week: 100

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    At Least 2 Hurt in Car Accident at Intersection

    At Least 2 Hurt in Car Accident at Intersection
    Teenagers learning to drive across the nation are instructed in defensive driving techniques, or a set of skills that will help motorists avoid a crash due to actions beyond their control. An inattentive driver, an early collision, or a…
  • Oct 22

    Pedestrian Safety during Halloween Trick-or-Treat

    Pedestrian Safety during Halloween Trick-or-Treat
    Neighborhoods in the Chicago area are sporting pumpkins, gourds, and ghoulish decor, indicating that Halloween is just over a week away. While Halloween may be a time-honored tradition among American children, it is not always a safe day for…
  • Oct 21

    Failure-to-Yield was Cause of Fatal Car Crash

    Failure-to-Yield was Cause of Fatal Car Crash
    Traffic laws vary between states and each city or municipality may have additional codes that cover the behavior of motorists behind the wheel. The basic elements of driving remain consistent throughout the country, though, and that is one of…
Rank this Week: 598

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/
  • Oct 23

    Laurence Leavy: The Marlins Man!

    Laurence Leavy: The Marlins Man!
    I had forgotten we're in the middle of a World Series, but then the Herald reminded me with this photo:I love this guy!Apparently he's a Broward workers' comp attorney named Laurence Leavy.He's done more with this gesture to promote the…
  • Oct 22

    Cash Party!

    Cash Party!
    Pam: "Oh Rickey, can't we execute on another night? The girls are having a party. A cash party!"Rick Scott's impression of a mammal is near spot on.
  • Oct 22

    3d DCA Watch -- This Actually (Did Not) Happen!

    3d DCA Watch -- This Actually (Did Not) Happen!
    Here's an actual exchange between an unnamed bunkerite and a loyal law clerk: Judge:  Where is everybody?  The bus for Schnedbly's leaves in two minutes!  We can't be late!Clerk:  Your Most Honorable, Resplendently Robed…
Rank this Week: 200

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    Rehabilitation facility must exhaust administrative requirements before suing in federal court

    Rehabilitation facility must exhaust administrative requirements before suing in federal court
    Litigation can be so exciting that sometimes we can't wait to file the lawsuit and get started on discovery, motion practice and all the other lawsuit-related activities that make life worth living. But sometimes you have to wait to exhaust…
  • Oct 22

    County employee's speech before Legislature not protected by First Amendment

    County employee's speech before Legislature not protected by First Amendment
    In 1991, the Second Circuit held that a high-ranking New York City employee could not be fired in retaliation for giving subpoenaed testimony before a State Assembly Committee about the validity of civil service tests for police officers. In…
  • Oct 21

    Circuit lays down the rules on sexual harassment claims under Section 1983

    Circuit lays down the rules on sexual harassment claims under Section 1983
    Employment discrimination cases usually proceed under Title VII and other statutes. But you can also sue public employers under 42 U.S.C. sec. 1983, which enforces the Equal Protection Clause, which in turn also prohibits employment…
Rank this Week: 830

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    County Cook Jury Decides Patient Injury in Post-op Physical Therapy Case

    County Cook Jury Decides Patient Injury in Post-op Physical Therapy Case
    A Cook County jury heard evidence in a medical malpractice jury trial related to postoperative physical therapy that was alleged to have caused left knee ligament damage to the patient. The plaintiff in this case was 44-year-old Michele…
  • Oct 21

    $2.268 Million Federal Jury Verdict in Wrongful Death Case of Doctor

    $2.268 Million Federal Jury Verdict in Wrongful Death Case of Doctor
    On Aug. 1 to Aug. 3, 2012, Luis Enrique Acevedo Muro M.D. attended a medical conference at the J.W. Marriott Hotel on Adams Street in downtown Chicago. While staying at the hotel, which was recently renovated and located at 151 W. Adams St.,…
  • Oct 10

    Fatal Vein Rupture During Cardiac Catherization Medical Malpractice Claim Ends in Verdict for Doctor

    Fatal Vein Rupture During Cardiac Catherization Medical Malpractice Claim Ends in Verdict for Doctor
    A Cook County jury found that no medical negligence that caused the death of Jerome Granat following a cardiac catherization. On June 16, 2010, the defendant cardiologist, Dr. Surendra Avula, performed a cardiac catherization procedure on…
Rank this Week: 792

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 239

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    How would a corporation run a country?

    How would a corporation run a country?
    - Aaron Keller, Managing Principal, Capsule In a recent meeting, someone dropped a forecast on the table stating that Google was on track, in five years, to become the world’s first trillion dollar company (currently they are $382 B).…
  • Oct 22

    Lessons from Improv Class for the Law Firm

    Lessons from Improv Class for the Law Firm
    This month, the greater downtown Minneapolis community is welcoming the Brave New Workshop Student Union to the neighborhood.  Until just a few weeks ago, the improvisational comedy school convened classes at the Brave New…
  • Oct 21

    I DON’T GET IT

    I DON’T GET IT
    - Abby V. Reiner, Brand Director, Wounded Warrior Project The more people understand the depth of meaning and enormous value a so-called “simple logo” has to a non-profit organization and the people it serves, the fewer…
Rank this Week: 202

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    The Condemned Woman In Sir Walter Scott's Writing

    The Condemned Woman In Sir Walter Scott's Writing
    Erin L. Sheley, George Washington University School of Law, has published Doubled Jeopardy: The Condemned Woman as Historical Relic at 24 Law and Literature 211 (2014). Here is the abstract.  This article explores how Sir Walter Scott's …
  • Oct 23

    George IV's "Great Matter"

    George IV's "Great Matter"
    Erin L. Sheley, George Washington University School of Law, is publishing Adultery, Criminality, and the Myth of English Sovereignty in volume 11 of Law, Culture, and the Humanities. Here is the abstract.This article argues that in Britain…
  • Oct 22

    Testamentary Manumission In New Jersey in the Early Republic

    Testamentary Manumission In New Jersey in the Early Republic
    Stuart Gold, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, has published The 'Gift' of Liberty: Testamentary Manumission in New Jersey - 1791-1805 in volume 15 of Rutgers Race and the Law Review (2014). Here is the abstract.This paper explores…
Rank this Week: 407

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/
  • Oct 23

    Understanding Your Rights: How To Work Your Way Through The Legal System After Personal Injury

    Understanding Your Rights: How To Work Your Way Through The Legal System After Personal Injury
    When you have been injured on the job, in public, from a car accident or much more, you need to follow simple steps to retain your rights. There are many things you can do after a personal injury, and you must go through the whole process to…
  • Oct 22

    What Are The Long-Term Consequences of Getting a DUI?

    What Are The Long-Term Consequences of Getting a DUI?
    Traffic violations, for speeding and reckless driving, are extremely common. Most people have received a traffic ticket themselves or know someone else who has paid a fine for driving above the speed limit. Surprisingly, the more serious…
  • Oct 22

    Legal Issues with Delayed Injurie

    Legal Issues with Delayed Injurie
    In the world of personal injury there are two types of injury: the immediate and the delayed. ·  The immediate injuries are usually the result of a sudden trauma, such as a fall, an automotive collision, or a similar accident.…
Rank this Week: 879

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Oct 23

    Politico and BP, Sittin’ in a Tree

    Politico and BP, Sittin’ in a Tree
    The irony of today's PopTort is palpable. In 2011, Politico ran a story headlined, “Public opinion of media never worse.” In a seeming attempt to enlighten us as to what might generate such distrust, (as explained by Erik Wemple…
  • Oct 21

    The Latest Innovations in Auto Safety: Shrapnel and Harpoon

    The Latest Innovations in Auto Safety: Shrapnel and Harpoon
    Since when did cars become war zones? Of course they used to be. Back in the 1950s and 1960s when, during car crashes, “Drivers were impaled on rigid steering wheel columns.… Unpadded dashboards and the sharp edges and ashtrays…
  • Oct 16

    Hospital Infections - A New Coal Mine Canary

    Hospital Infections - A New Coal Mine Canary
    Does it really take a plague to get some attention around here? Nurses are on an understandable rampage about lax infection controls at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, which has now left two nurses fighting for their lives after having…
Rank this Week: 954

Strategic Legal Technology

Strategic Legal Technology

Covers the application of technology to law practice and law business. By Prism Legal Consulting.

http://prismlegal.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Legal Market and Large Law Firm Trends from TRI COO – CFO Conference

    Legal Market and Large Law Firm Trends from TRI COO – CFO Conference
    This is a live blog post from the Law Firm COO & CFO Forum by Thomson Reuters. The opening session is The Market Setting – Trends Driving New Approaches to Legal Practice, which covers large law firm trends and the legal market..…
  • Oct 22

    So You Think You Know Search – Best Practices in Law Firm Search and the Future (Live Ark KM Post)

    So You Think You Know Search – Best Practices in Law Firm Search and the Future (Live Ark KM Post)
    The final Day One session of the 10th Annual Ark KM conference addresses enterprise search in “So You Think You Know Search…?”, which addresses “the disconnect between what law firms think they know about…
  • Oct 22

    Client Facing KM at Baker Donelson – Live Ark KM Post

    Client Facing KM at Baker Donelson – Live Ark KM Post
    What is the future of client-facing legal knowledge management? That is the topic of this Ark KM 10th Annual Conference.  The session description and speaker information is appended below. (Live post: please forgive typos and errors.)…
Rank this Week: 810