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Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    WIRTW #377 (the “…all I ever wanted” edition)

    WIRTW #377 (the “…all I ever wanted” edition)
    According to Nielsen Consumer Research, over the past year 52% of people did not take all their paid vacation days, leaving an average of 7.2 days unused. Why aren’t these “work martyrs” using vacation time? According to The…
  • Jul 30

    Even lone-wolf activity is concerted, according to NLRB

    Even lone-wolf activity is concerted, according to NLRB
    Bonus post today. We know that the National Labor Relations Act protects employees who engage in protected concerted activity from retaliation. How broadly defined is concerted? According to 200 East 81st Restaurant Corp. [pdf], decided…
  • Jul 30

    You need to pay employees if you know, or should know, they are working overtime

    You need to pay employees if you know, or should know, they are working overtime
    Consider Garcia v. SAR Food of Ohio (N.D. Ohio 7/6/15) a cautionary tale. SAR owns and operates food-court Japanese restaurants. The court previously certified a state-wide collective action for employees who were not paid for post-shift…
Rank this Week: 228

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Sympathetic Court Nevertheless Rejects Claim That Chimpanzees Are "Persons" Entitled To Habeas Relief

    Sympathetic Court Nevertheless Rejects Claim That Chimpanzees Are "Persons" Entitled To Habeas Relief
    A New York state trial court judge yesterday in a 33-page opinion sympathetic to plaintiffs' claims nevertheless rejected attempts by animal rights activists to obtain a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of two chimpanzees used in scientific…
  • Jul 31

    Judge Acquits Hasidic Rabbi Accused of Sexually Molesting A Boy

    Judge Acquits Hasidic Rabbi Accused of Sexually Molesting A Boy
    In Rockland County, New York yesterday, a state trial court judge, after a bench trial, found Hasidic Rabbi Moshe Taubenfeld not guilty on charges of sexually abusing a minor from 2001 to 2006.  The Lower Hudson Journal News reports…
  • Jul 30

    Inspector General Issues Report On Protection of Conscience Rights In the Military

    Inspector General Issues Report On Protection of Conscience Rights In the Military
    Last week (July 22), the U.S. Department of Defense Inspector General issued a report on Rights of Conscience Protections for Armed Forces Service Members and Their Chaplains.  The 2014 Defense Authorization Act called for the…
Rank this Week: 102

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Jul 31

    What It's Like Meeting a Woman Who Doesn't Exist

    What It's Like Meeting a Woman Who Doesn't Exist
    For years I read a blog by Vox Day, but to be honest, I had my concerns about the man. I thought it was weird that he pretended to have an attractive wife. Why do this? John Scalzi, one of Vox Day's haters, had convinced me and others that…
  • Jul 27

    Why Does the Word "Cuckservative" Trigger Conservative Men?

    Why Does the Word "Cuckservative" Trigger Conservative Men?
    There's a riot in the right, and rather than ask people what's wrong, conservatives are throwing around lies and labels. Conservatives (the cuckservative) who obviously knew of our existence and yet never reached out to support us when Gawker…
  • Jul 25

    What is a Cuckservative?

    What is a Cuckservative?
    A cuckservative is a Republican who enjoys watching his friends on the right (and indeed his entire country) get screwed by the radical left. A cuckservative will never have the back of his "friends" or "allies," and…
Rank this Week: 78

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/
  • Jul 31

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    I’ve done a lot of bicycle riding, both as a kid and as an adult. But I don’t think I could do one single thing that’s shown on this video of road bike skills. The post Friday Fun appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal…
  • Jul 30

    Protect Your Rights: What To Do If You’ve Been Charged With A Serious Crime

    Protect Your Rights: What To Do If You’ve Been Charged With A Serious Crime
    You have rights even if you have been charged with a serious crime. You must react to the charges quickly in order to protect yourself and to prevent the situation from escalating. You should know what to do if you have been charged with a…
  • Jul 29

    Five Social Security Disability Myths That Simply Aren’t True

    Five Social Security Disability Myths That Simply Aren’t True
    Social Security is a vital program for millions of Americans. It provides much-needed monetary and medical benefits for the elderly, the disabled, and dependents of deceased workers. Unfortunately, the Social Security Administration gets a…
Rank this Week: 124

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Jul 31

    CalPERS And Pay Equity

    CalPERS And Pay Equity
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has given notice of its intent to adopt final pay ratio disclosure rules at its meeting next week.  In applauding the SEC’s proposed rules, the California Public Employees’ Retirement…
  • Jul 30

    Senate Appropriations Committee Is Next Stop For California Finders Bill

    Senate Appropriations Committee Is Next Stop For California Finders Bill
    AB 667 (Wagner) continues to wend its way through the California legislature.  The bill, which was sponsored by the Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar, defines a finder as a natural person who,…
  • Jul 29

    California Crowdfunding Bill In Suspense

    California Crowdfunding Bill In Suspense
    Yesterday, Broc Romanek published several posts regarding crowdfunding.  Meanwhile here in California, crowd funding has stalled in the legislature.  AB 722 (Perea) passed unanimously out the Assembly Committee on Judiciary…
Rank this Week: 328

The Law Offices of Gordon P.…

The Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark

Covers art, entertainment law, film finance and intellectual property.

http://firemark.com
  • Jul 31

    Face to Face – Canadian Copyright Term, The (non)Mark of Zorro and more – Entertainment Law Update Episode 65

    Face to Face – Canadian Copyright Term, The (non)Mark of Zorro and more – Entertainment Law Update Episode 65
    The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located…
  • Jul 27

    How to get your music into film, TV, Video Games, etc.

    How to get your music into film, TV, Video Games, etc.
    If you’ve wondered how composers and songwriters get noticed, and have their music licensed for use in movies, on television, in video games, and other media, you’re not alone. Fortunately, the good folks over at ASCAP have…
  • Jul 24

    Entertainment Law Asked & Answered – Copyright Renewals?

    Entertainment Law Asked & Answered – Copyright Renewals?
    TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com A reader wrote in with a question about whether copyrights need to be renewed. Hi, I’m attorney Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your entertainment law questions, to help you…
Rank this Week: 378

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Composite Caps for Foreign Investment Formalized

    Composite Caps for Foreign Investment Formalized
    We had earlier discussed the Union Cabinet’s decision to create composite caps for foreign investment under various categories. That decision has now been formalized in the form of Press Note No. 8 of 2015 issued by the Department of…
  • Jul 30

    Participatory Note

    Participatory Note
    [The following guest post is contributed by Rishi A, a fourth year student of Hidayatullah National Law University]IntroductionThe Supreme Court appointed Special Investigations Team (“SIT”), in its report on how best to curb…
  • Jul 29

    Secretarial Standards – 1: Circulation of Signed Board Minute

    Secretarial Standards – 1: Circulation of Signed Board Minute
    [The following guest post is contributed by Nivedita Shankar, Partner, Corporate Law Division at Vinod Kothari & Co.]Paragraph 7.6.4 of Secretarial Standards - 1 (“SS-1”) states that signed board minutes have to be circulated…
Rank this Week: 261

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jul 31

    A FOIL request and redaction.

    A FOIL request and redaction.
    Practice point:  Petitioner requested documents from the New York City Fire Department, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law.  The Fire Department provided copies of the documents, but with numerous items of information…
  • Jul 30

    The whistleblower statute and the underlying claims that gave rise to the complaint.

    The whistleblower statute and the underlying claims that gave rise to the complaint.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division was asked to decide the extent to which bringing an action under New York's whistleblower statute, codified at Labor Law § 740, bars the maintenance of other claims to redress the wrongful…
  • Jul 29

    A settlement is approved nunc pro tunc.

    A settlement is approved nunc pro tunc.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed the Court of Claims' denial of claimant's motion for an order approving the settlement of a claim nunc pro tunc under Workers' Compensation Law § 29(5).The Appellate Division…
Rank this Week: 158

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jul 31

    The diverse world of family law

    The diverse world of family law
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog covered a range of topics, illustrating the diverse world of family law:Transparency: Closing the stable door after the horse has bolted - As demonstrated by the…
  • Jul 30

    Re D: Relieving the child from the maelstrom of his parents' destructive relationship

    Re D: Relieving the child from the maelstrom of his parents' destructive relationship
    Lady Justice KingA brief note upon Re D (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 829, a father's appeal against an order refusing him contact with his six year old son ('OD').The facts: The parents lived together between January 2007 and April 2009,…
  • Jul 29

    Actuaries - Buy One, Get One For Free

    Actuaries - Buy One, Get One For Free
    Expert pension sharing and offsetting reports are not inexpensive which makes choosing the expert an important part of the instruction process.Lawyers, mediators and clients are sometimes surprised to learn that the provision of pension…
Rank this Week: 564

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

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

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
  • Jul 30

    FDA Approved: Medicinal Mayhem

    FDA Approved: Medicinal Mayhem
    The United States has the largest pharmaceutical industry in the world to the tune of about 325 billion dollars per year. This industry has evolved to the point that the media is now calling it the pharmaceutical biotechnology industry. The…
  • Jul 26

    FDA = Fraud, Deception and Abuse

    FDA = Fraud, Deception and Abuse
    One of the greatest dangers we have ever faced as a nation is the transformation of our society into a drug culture. We have pills available for every feeling of discomfort; pain, anxiety, rage, depression, anguish and…
  • Jul 24

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Dangerous Nurse-to-Patient Ratio

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Dangerous Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
    The next two questions, regarding the nurse-to-patient ratio and the acuity of other patients who share the same nurse, will identify how much attention the patient is going to get. The nursing profession measures acuity in…
Rank this Week: 907

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 534

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jul 30

    Drew Hirshfeld Appointed as New Commissioner of Patent

    Drew Hirshfeld Appointed as New Commissioner of Patent
    By Donald Zuhn -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced earlier today that U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has appointed Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy Drew Hirshfeld to be the new Commissioner for…
  • Jul 30

    Biotech-specific Subject Matter Eligibility Materials Delayed

    Biotech-specific Subject Matter Eligibility Materials Delayed
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Pursuant to the Notice published in the Federal Register today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office provided additional materials related to the Office's interpretation of what does (and what does not) satisfy the…
  • Jul 29

    New Update on Subject Matter Eligibility to be Published on July 30th

    New Update on Subject Matter Eligibility to be Published on July 30th
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will publish a Notice on July 30th that the Office is updating their procedures for determining subject matter eligibility. A copy of this Notice can be found here. The update will…
Rank this Week: 557

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 147

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

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

    Southern District Rebuffs Citizens United's Speech Claim

    Southern District Rebuffs Citizens United's Speech Claim
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Sidney Stein (SDNY) this week denied Citizens United's motion to preliminarily enjoin the New York Attorney General from enforcing his policy of requiring registered charities to disclose the…
  • Jul 24

    D.C. Circuit OKs Case Against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    D.C. Circuit OKs Case Against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit on Friday ruled that a case challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can move forward. At the same time, the court dismissed claims against…
  • Jul 22

    Eighth Circuit Finds North Dakota's "Heartbeat" Abortion Prohibition Unconstitutional

    Eighth Circuit Finds North Dakota's "Heartbeat" Abortion Prohibition Unconstitutional
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law A unanimous panel of the Eighth Circuit, affirming the district judge, found that North Dakota's abortion regulation based on a "detectable heartbeat" is…
Rank this Week: 940

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Symposium: Ideology, partisanship, and the new “one person, one vote” case

    Symposium: Ideology, partisanship, and the new “one person, one vote” case
    Richard L. Hasen is a Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. He blogs at Election Law Blog. It is tempting to think of the plaintiffs in Evenwel v. Abbott as conservatives. After all, the…
  • Jul 30

    U.S. appeals major insider trading case

    U.S. appeals major insider trading case
    Seeking to overturn a major setback in its power to punish trading of stocks based on insider tips, the Obama administration on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to revive one of the highest profile prosecutions in years on Wall Street.…
  • Jul 29

    Symposium: Misguided hysteria over Evenwel v. Abbott

    Symposium: Misguided hysteria over Evenwel v. Abbott
    Richard H. Pildes is the Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU. As soon as the Court decided to hear Evenwel, a barely suppressed anger emerged in many quarters, on grounds of both process and substance. On process: how dare…
Rank this Week: 11

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 243

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Jul 30

    2015.69: The Montgomery County Online-Solicitation Litigation

    2015.69: The Montgomery County Online-Solicitation Litigation
    Yesterday Kelly Case, Judge of the 9th District Court in Montgomery County, Texas, found the remainder of Section 33.021 of the Texas Penal Code unconstitutional, and dismissed the case against a defendant charged with that crime.1 Scared…
  • Jul 30

    2015.68: A Texas Online-Solicitation Law Roadmap

    2015.68: A Texas Online-Solicitation Law Roadmap
    Here’s a quick summary (more than a soundbite, less than a brief) of the status of the remains of Texas’s online-solicitation-of-a-minor statute. The statute forbids adults soliciting people whom they believe are minors to have…
  • Jul 18

    2015.67: Texas Legislature Outlaws Sex

    2015.67: Texas Legislature Outlaws Sex
    From Texas Penal Code Section 43.021, effective September 1: (a) A person commits an offense if, in return for receipt of a fee, the person knowingly: (1) offers to engage, agrees to engage, or engages in sexual conduct; or (2) ……
Rank this Week: 374

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1000

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Nevada Prison Linked to E. coli Outbreak

    Nevada Prison Linked to E. coli Outbreak
    Colton Lochhead of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Public health officials are investigating a case of E. coli at the Lovelock Correctional Center, the Nevada Department of Corrections said... Continue Reading
  • Jul 20

    E. coli Outbreak: Red River Valley Fair

    E. coli Outbreak: Red River Valley Fair
    The North Dakota Department of Health is investigating a possible cluster of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infections in eastern North Dakota. Three cases have been reported, all are less... Continue Reading
  • Jun 12

    Day Care’s Can Be E. coli Friendly and Dangerous to Kid

    Day Care’s Can Be E. coli Friendly and Dangerous to Kid
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has provided the following update to a E. coli investigation at Learning Vine Daycare in Greenwood County: At this time,... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 52

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jul 30

    The Developing Phenomenon of Trade Sanction-Related Follow-On Civil Litigation

    The Developing Phenomenon of Trade Sanction-Related Follow-On Civil Litigation
    In the latest example of a case where alleged violations of U.S. trade sanction laws have led to a follow-on civil lawsuit, on July 28, 2015, a plaintiff shareholder filed a securities class action lawsuit against VASCO Data Security…
  • Jul 30

    Cornerstone Research Releases Midyear Securities Litigation Report

    Cornerstone Research Releases Midyear Securities Litigation Report
    The number of federal securities class action lawsuit filings in the first half of 2015 was above the number of securities suits in the first half of 2014, although below long-term semiannual averages, according to the latest report from…
  • Jul 28

    Meanwhile, Back at the FDIC Failed Bank Litigation Ranch

    Meanwhile, Back at the FDIC Failed Bank Litigation Ranch
    As the global financial crisis has receded further into the past and as other issues have crowded to the top of the agenda, the remaining vestiges from the credit crisis have faded into the background. But though the peak of the crisis is now…
Rank this Week: 271

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 33

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers serious personal injury, wrongful death, and product liability. By Montross Miller Muller Mendelson & Kennedy, LLP

http://www.indianalawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Five Simple Steps to Prevent a Central Line Infection

    Five Simple Steps to Prevent a Central Line Infection
    A series of five simple steps is all it takes to prevent a potentially deadly central line--associated infection in a hospital. The steps are part of a checklist that is simple to follow, and highly recommended by the World Health…
  • Jul 2

    Firework Safety is a Hot Topic

    Firework Safety is a Hot Topic
    There is nothing more thrilling that watching the night sky fill with the colors and sounds of a perfectly orchestrated 4th of July fireworks display. It is a brilliant reminder and celebration of our nation’s birth. In the hands of a…
  • Jun 25

    Driving with Pets: Are You Making A Serious Mistake?

    Driving with Pets: Are You Making A Serious Mistake?
    Driving around, with your dog unrestrained, unsecured, and with his head hanging out the window, is not only dangerous for him but also for you. Unfortunately, far too many dog owners think nothing of driving around without bothering to…
Rank this Week: 997

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    A New Book On Law and Literature

    A New Book On Law and Literature
    Our good friend Jose Calvo Gonzalez tells us of a newly published book on law and literature. Os Modelos de Juiz: Ensaios de Direito e Literatura (André Karam Trindade e Lenio Luiz Streck, eds., Editora Atlas, São Paulo,…
  • Jul 30

    Appropriation, Mark Twain Style

    Appropriation, Mark Twain Style
    Via @ArsScripta  Andrew Newman, Stony Brook University, and Brandi So (PhD, Stony Brook, University) have published “It Couldn’t Be Robbery To Steal That”: Artistic Appropriation and Twain's "Jumping Frog."  at 42…
  • Jul 29

    Before Ferguson

    Before Ferguson
    Rigel Christine Oliveri, University of Missouri School of Law (Columbia), is publishing Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis in the Missouri Law Review. Here is the abstract. The events of fall…
Rank this Week: 289

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    In Re Marriage of Olson (Cal. Ct. App. - July 30, 2015)

    In Re Marriage of Olson (Cal. Ct. App. - July 30, 2015)
    Here's a nice, short, and equitable opinion.Justice Rothschild holds that even though the relevant case law is sparse, and even though there's a provision in the Family Code that says that family law cases are otherwise treated like any other…
  • Jul 30

    Rodriguez v. RWA Trucking Co. (Cal. Supreme Ct. - July 30, 2015)

    Rodriguez v. RWA Trucking Co. (Cal. Supreme Ct. - July 30, 2015)
    The only thing that the California Supreme Court did today was noncontroversial (albeit unusual).Yet I think that what the Court did is squarely impermissible.Part of it I'm fine with.  The Court of Appeal issued an published opinion in…
  • Jul 29

    Organized Village of Kake v. USDA (9th Cir. - July 29, 2015)

    Organized Village of Kake v. USDA (9th Cir. - July 29, 2015)
    It takes a village to fight about a road.  Or lack thereof.Around a third of National Forest Service lands are inventoried roadless areas; i.e., deliberately don't have roads.  That way they're wild.  Really wild.  Of…
Rank this Week: 556

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Slaw Research Tips on Deep Linking

    Slaw Research Tips on Deep Linking
    Shaunna Mireau, Director of Knowledge Management and Process Improvement at the Alberta-based firm Field Law, has published a series of  Research Tips at Slaw.ca on how to create deep links to specific sub-collections in major Canadian…
  • Jul 30

    Adam Dodek of University of Ottawa Wins Bar Association's 2015 Walter Owen Book Prize

    Adam Dodek of University of Ottawa Wins Bar Association's 2015 Walter Owen Book Prize
    The Canadian Bar Association has awarded its 2015 Walter Owen Book Prize to University of Ottawa law professor Adam Dodek for his book Solicitor-Client Privilege, published by Lexis-Nexis: "Solicitor-Client Privilege explains key aspects of …
  • Jul 29

    July 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    July 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The July 2015 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts.The bulletin is published by the Virginia-based National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference of Court…
Rank this Week: 649

Goldman's Observations

Goldman's Observations

Covers legal education and the legal industry. By Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/personal/
  • Jul 30

    Newly Listed: My Mom’s “Mountain Home” in the Sierra Foothill

    Newly Listed: My Mom’s “Mountain Home” in the Sierra Foothill
    I’m continuing to liquidate the real estate portfolio left by my mom’s death. We just listed my mom’s “second home,” which is a little misleading because my mom had several “second” homes. This…
  • Jul 15

    Just Listed: Income-Producing Commercial Building in Angels Camp

    Just Listed: Income-Producing Commercial Building in Angels Camp
    [My mom had a portfolio of 15 real estate properties, and I now spend my days and nights managing them until I can get them sold. I’m excited to bring to market this attractive income-producing opportunity in the bustling Gold...
  • Jul 13

    Memorial For My Mom At The ALA Annual Meeting (Gail Schlachter Hauser 1943-2015)

    Memorial For My Mom At The ALA Annual Meeting (Gail Schlachter Hauser 1943-2015)
    At the ALA Annual Meeting in San Francisco at the end of June, we had a memorial session for my mom. I think about 100 people showed up. The session started with the current ALA president, Courtney Young, presenting us...
Rank this Week: 531

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Jul 30

    Sean Griffith's Deal Tax Clinic

    Sean Griffith's Deal Tax Clinic
    Fordham's Sean Griffith is putting his motions where his writing is, and taking positions against "deal tax" shareholder settlements. If...
  • Jul 29

    Peter Conti-Brown on the Fed's Regional Bank

    Peter Conti-Brown on the Fed's Regional Bank
    My colleague Peter Conti-Brown has an op-ed in the Times today regarding the Fed's crazy regional bank system. A taste:...
  • Jul 28

    Shadow Everything

    Shadow Everything
    I was looking at Dan Scwarcz's lastest paper on Shadow Insurance, which is a thing: Shadow insurance – defined as...
Rank this Week: 145

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Predictability

    Predictability
    The folks at the MVD tell me that, if you do your administrative suspension before you are convicted of DUI, you can get a restricted license after thirty days and avoid having to get expensive SR22 insurance. They say you won’t get…
  • Jul 21

    All The Power

    All The Power
    Adrian keeps telling me: Sometimes I wish we just dealt with those people from Hellraiser instead of some prosecutors; then, at least, my mom could understand why my job is so damn frustrating. I went to court a while back for a felony DUI…
  • Jul 8

    A Small Step

    A Small Step
    For any lawyer who practices a lot in federal court, the recent Supreme Court decision in Johnson v. United States is a pretty big deal. It involves the “Armed Career Criminal Act,” a part of 18 U.S.C. § 924 that has an…
Rank this Week: 879

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 30

    Dartmouth, Massachusetts: Elderly Women Dies after Being Struck by a Car

    Dartmouth, Massachusetts: Elderly Women Dies after Being Struck by a Car
    July 30, 2015: Hortense Medeiros, 78, from Dartmouth, Massachusetts, has succumbed to her injuries after she was struck by a car earlier this week. At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Medeiros was walking on Russells Mill Road, near…
  • Jul 7

    Woburn, Massachusetts: Two Dead after Motorcycle Collides with Vehicle on Route 9

    Woburn, Massachusetts: Two Dead after Motorcycle Collides with Vehicle on Route 9
    July 7, 2015: Victoria Tucker, 22, from Woburn, Massachusetts, and Darius Theriault, 27, from Framingham, died when the motorcycle Theriault was operating, collided with the rear end of a car, which was driven by Libo Chen, 28, of Shrewsbury.…
  • Jun 25

    Boston, Massachusetts: Two dead and One Injured in North End Car Accident

    Boston, Massachusetts: Two dead and One Injured in North End Car Accident
    June 25, 2015: Connor Darcey, 21, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, has died, and Harry James, 21, also of Wellesley, sustained serious personal injuries, when the car they were traveling in crashed in the North End Section of Boston. The driver…
Rank this Week: 295

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Jul 30

    The Difficulty of Obtaining Justice for MH 17 Victim

    The Difficulty of Obtaining Justice for MH 17 Victim
    As expected, Russia used its Security Council veto to prevent the U.N. from creating a tribunal to prosecute persons responsible for last year's downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 17. The Chicago Convention and its annexes include…
  • Jul 29

    Will Drones Require New Classes of Airspace?

    Will Drones Require New Classes of Airspace?
    Among the many restrictions small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operators face, one of the least controversial is the limitation on operations above 400 feet of altitude. Similar altitude caps are common throughout the world, even in…
  • Jul 20

    Thai DCA Must Staff Up to Avoid FAA Downgrade

    Thai DCA Must Staff Up to Avoid FAA Downgrade
    Officials from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration completed an initial assessment of the Thai civil aviation sector last week and reportedly identified a number of problems in need of correction for the country to maintain its Category…
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Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on shigella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Shigella Spike in San Joaquin

    Shigella Spike in San Joaquin
    The San Joaquin County Public Health Services has seen an increase in the number of cases of Shigella in the county this year. So far, 66 people have come down... Continue Reading
  • Apr 3

    Shigella Outbreak Hits 243 in 32 State

    Shigella Outbreak Hits 243 in 32 State
    Shigella sonnei has spread via international travelers to 32 states and Puerto Rico, US health officials say. Between May 2014 and February 2015, a drug-resistant strain of shigella has infected... Continue Reading
  • Dec 24

    Indiana Sees More Than 1,000 Shigella Cases in 2014

    Indiana Sees More Than 1,000 Shigella Cases in 2014
    In 2013, the state of Indiana reported approximately 100 cases of the gastrointestinal bacterial infection, shigellosis. This year, state health officials say that number is more than 1,000. Every year, about 14,000... Continue…
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Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Florida Guardian Advocacy

    Florida Guardian Advocacy
    Many parents who have children with physical and/or mental developmental disabilities need to know what to do when their child comes of age. On a child’s 18th Birthday, regardless of any physical or mental disability, their parents…
  • Jul 30

    Recent Florida case invalidates the will of a husband killed by his wife

    Recent Florida case invalidates the will of a husband killed by his wife
    Florida’s 4th District Court of Appeals recently decided the case of what to do with a will that left the murder’s children the victim’s estate. The trial court held the “slayer statute” did not affect the will,…
  • Jul 29

    How a trust can allow a parent to influence loved ones lives after death.

    How a trust can allow a parent to influence loved ones lives after death.
    A trust is one of the most important estate planning tools available and can be used to achieve almost any estate plan’s purpose. A trust can even be drafted with provisions to allow the settlor, or the person who creates the trust, to…
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Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Cold Smoked Salmon Recalled Over Listeria

    Cold Smoked Salmon Recalled Over Listeria
    The California Department of Public Health is reporting that cold smoked salmon is being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. There is no word on whether or not any illnesses... Continue Reading
  • Jun 23

    More Sprouts Recalled Over Listeria

    More Sprouts Recalled Over Listeria
    Good Seed Inc. of Springfield, VA, is recalling all packages of soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The company announced a similar... Continue…
  • Jun 12

    Smoked Andouille Sausage Recalled After Listeria Test

    Smoked Andouille Sausage Recalled After Listeria Test
    Shirks Meats of Dundee, NY, is recalling “Smoked Andouille Sausage” due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The recalled in-store... Continue Reading
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Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jul 30

    Law of Debtors and Creditors Users (and would-be users)

    Law of Debtors and Creditors Users (and would-be users)
    As Jason Kilborn has graciously described, Credit Slips is the blogging base of the authors of the Law of Debtors and Creditors, 7th edition, (Aspen/Wolters Kluwer 2015). We have revised the Teacher's Manual this summer and encourage all…
  • Jul 30

    Consumer Financial Protection Clinic Position

    Consumer Financial Protection Clinic Position
    Here's an opportunity to supervise a consumer financial protection clinic that has done some great work - information on the position and how to apply here.
  • Jul 29

    Chapter 9 and Federal Courts: The Detroit Blueprint

    Chapter 9 and Federal Courts: The Detroit Blueprint
    Among its other effects, the Puerto Rico debt crisis has dramatically increased the number of public figures and politicians whose verbal repertoire includes the term "chapter 9." Bondholders' resistance to chapter 9 access for…
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Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    The Psychological Impact of Car Accidents in Massachusetts and Throughout The Country

    The Psychological Impact of Car Accidents in Massachusetts and Throughout The Country
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that a person is injured in a car accident every 10 seconds. Crashes affect approximately three million Americans annually. From fender benders to catastrophic collisions, car…
  • Jul 29

    Are Anti-Texting While Driving Campaigns Effective?

    Are Anti-Texting While Driving Campaigns Effective?
    Everyone knows the dangers of texting while driving. Currently, 39 states have laws against this growing problem, and anti-texting campaigns can regularly be seen and heard on radio, television, social media, and in print ads. These ads have…
  • Jul 23

    Bike Accident Proves Fatal in Exeter, Another Reminder To Remain Cautious On The Roadways This Summer

    Bike Accident Proves Fatal in Exeter, Another Reminder To Remain Cautious On The Roadways This Summer
    Another unfortunate loss of life serves as a reminder that accidents can happen anywhere and at any time. The saddening incident from Exeter, New Hampshire that took place yesterday has highlighted just how random these accidents may be. At…
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Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Blog Watch: Judicial Training & Education Blog

    Blog Watch: Judicial Training & Education Blog
      We pride ourselves on bringing timely and knowledgeable information to our readers on a regular basis. Our readers include clients (both current, former, and potential), other defense attorneys, judges, and even prosecutors. We focus…
  • Jul 29

    Know Your Rights During A Traffic Stop

    Know Your Rights During A Traffic Stop
    You are responsible for knowing your rights and legal obligations.  Law enforcement has no duty to make sure you know your rights or the law. Don't be fooled by what you see in the movies. During a traffic stop: You have the following…
  • Jul 23

    Bad News For Hemophobiac

    Bad News For Hemophobiac
    Bad news for hemophobiacs: The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals just ruled that it is a-ok to arrest someone, haul her off to jail, and tell her: We want evidence of the crime we think you committed, and we’re not getting a warrant. You…
Rank this Week: 800

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
  • Jul 30

    OPINION: State v. Spady

    OPINION: State v. Spady
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUSTICE COURT APPEAL DA 14-0089, 2015 MT 218, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. ROBERT E. SPADY, Defendant and Appellee.
  • Jul 29

    OPINION: Crow Water Compact

    OPINION: Crow Water Compact
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – WATER RIGHTS ADJUDICATION DA 14-0567 2015 MT 217, IN RE THE CROW WATER COMPACT, IN THE MATTER OF THE ADJUDICATION OF EXISTING AND RESERVED RIGHTS TO THE…
  • Jul 29

    OPINION: Murray v. Motl

    OPINION: Murray v. Motl
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DECLARATORY JUDGMENT DA 14-0699, 2015 MT 216, RONALD MURRAY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. JONATHAN MOTL, Montana Commissioner of Political Practices,…
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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/
  • Jul 30

    Google Loogle

    Google Loogle
    In his post the "Great Google Debate", Mark Gediman suggested I was wise to not touch the debate on Google, and while I am happy to take the compliment, it also makes me wonder if somewhere down the road we (and by we, I mean those…
  • Jul 29

    The Great Google Debate or "I am not touching this"

    The Great Google Debate or "I am not touching this"
    I just returned from the AALL annual meeting in Philadelphia and had an interesting discussion with a colleague about Google.  First, let me set the scene: I was on a panel with Zena Applebaum and we had just answered a question about…
  • Jul 28

    Watson Graduates Law School, Returns to America

    Watson Graduates Law School, Returns to America
    We all know this coming of age story. A boy leaves home to study abroad, sows his wild oats, and returns home a grown man, wiser and ready to take on the world. Except this coming of age story has a bit of a twist. The boy is actually a…
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Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for retail employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
  • Jul 30

    Washington Court Dismisses Challenge to NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule

    Washington Court Dismisses Challenge to NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule
    My colleague Steven M. Swirsky at Epstein Becker Green published a Management Memo blog post concerning U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson granting summary judgment in favor of the NLRB – “Washington Court Dismisses Challenge…
  • Jul 29

    Working Like a Dog – Qualifying As A Service Animal For ADA Purpose

    Working Like a Dog – Qualifying As A Service Animal For ADA Purpose
    The United States Department of Justice recently released technical guidelines aimed at cur”tail”ing proliferating efforts purporting to expand the meaning of “service animal” under the Americans With Disabilities Act…
  • Jul 29

    EEOC’s Electronic Charge System: Phase I – Respondent’s Portal

    EEOC’s Electronic Charge System: Phase I – Respondent’s Portal
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) created the Action Council for Transformation to a Digital Charge System (“ACT Digital”) to enable the electronic submission of documents between the parties to…
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The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Jul 30

    California Supreme Court invites your comment on proposed changes to publication rules involving cases accepted for review

    California Supreme Court invites your comment on proposed changes to publication rules involving cases accepted for review
    I expect that in this age of electronic research, most lawyers have experienced the frustration of finding the “perfect” case, only to learn it is unpublished and therefore could not be cited as precedent. (See rule 8.1115(a),…
  • Jul 28

    Don’t treat one superior court judge as the reviewing court for another

    Don’t treat one superior court judge as the reviewing court for another
    Writs and appeals are sometimes not the only routes (or even the preferred routes) to relief from an adverse order or judgment. Motions for reconsideration, post-trial motions for new trial or to vacate the judgment, and motions to set aside…
  • Jul 23

    The appellate angle in Marriage of Davi

    The appellate angle in Marriage of Davi
    Family law attorneys are buzzing this week about Monday’s unanimous Supreme Court decision in Marriage of Davis, case no. S215050 (July 20, 2015). The Metropolitan News-Enterprise summed up the holding this way: “A…
Rank this Week: 430

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 30

    Metal on Metal Hip Implants Continue to Fail

    Metal on Metal Hip Implants Continue to Fail
    The epidemic of premature metal on metal hip implant failure continues surge at an alarming rate. DePuy ASR, DePuy Pinnacle, Biomet Magnum, Smith and Nephew, Wright Conserve, Zimmer Durom cup and Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II, are among hip…
  • Jul 30

    Morcellator Hysterectomy and FDA Black Box Warning

    Morcellator Hysterectomy and FDA Black Box Warning
    Power morcellators are medical devices used to allow surgeons to cut up and remove fibroids through a minimally invasive incision in the abdomen. Over the past 2 years, medical experts have questioned the safety of the devices, since some…
  • Jul 9

    Xarelto Bleeding Side Effects and Lawsuits Increasing

    Xarelto Bleeding Side Effects and Lawsuits Increasing
    Xarelto is under fire, if you follow the allegations in the over 550 lawsuits filed to date. Xarelto is one of the newer oral anticoagulant medications that has been approved by the FDA. The federal Xarelto personal injury and product…
Rank this Week: 74

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 30

    Law Librarians May Have Killed World’s Biggest Copyright Troll

    Law Librarians May Have Killed World’s Biggest Copyright Troll
    “We here at Above the Law appreciate law librarians. Staci attended the AALL’s recent conference and it was the law librarian community that kickstarted the Twitter phenomenon #lawlibpickuplines. But for all their invaluable…
  • Jul 30

    Amazon about to score $30M gig to sell e-books to N.Y.C. school kid

    Amazon about to score $30M gig to sell e-books to N.Y.C. school kid
    “The Department of Education is about to approve a $30 million contract with Amazon to create an e-book marketplace for New York City’s 1,800 public schools. The Amazon deal will be one of the D.O.E.’s most expensive…
  • Jul 30

    New Email Archive Tool to Sift Literary Legacie

    New Email Archive Tool to Sift Literary Legacie
    “The leather-bound diaries of a 19th-century high-school principal in southwestern India are helping change how archivists around the world handle email. As authors’ archives encompass fewer handwritten drafts and more digital…
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Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 110

Law & Economics Prof Blog

Law & Economics Prof Blog

Edited by Murat C. Mungan, David Gamage, Eric Rasmusen, Ben Depoorter, Gerrit de Geest, Shi-Ling Hsu, Manuel A. Utset, Jr., Brian Galle and Yuval Feldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_econ/
  • Jul 30

    Prescott & Spier on Civil Settlement

    Prescott & Spier on Civil Settlement
    "A Comprehensive Theory of Civil Settlement" Forthcoming, NYU Law Review, April 2016 J.J. PRESCOTT, University of Michigan Law School KATHRYN E. SPIER, Harvard University - Law School - Faculty, National Bureau of Economic Research…
  • Jul 27

    Macey-Dare on an 1856 Transfer Pricing Case

    Macey-Dare on an 1856 Transfer Pricing Case
    Post v. Jones (US Supreme Court 1856) – A Protype Early Transfer Pricing Type Case (at SSRN) Rupert Macey-Dare University of Oxford - Saint Cross College; Middle Temple; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Minerva Chambers July 12, 2015 On…
  • Jul 26

    Dari-Mattiaci & Faure on Disaster Relief

    Dari-Mattiaci & Faure on Disaster Relief
    "The Economics of Disaster Relief" Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2015-01 Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2015-25 GIUSEPPE DARI‐MATTIACCI, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Center for Law…
Rank this Week: 938

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • Jul 30

    Nevada Updated Its Definition of Personal Information, Have You?

    Nevada Updated Its Definition of Personal Information, Have You?
    When businesses set out to safeguard “personal information,” a fundamental consideration is what that term means. Likewise, when negotiating a third-party vendor agreement, it typically is not enough to rely on the standard…
  • Jul 28

    The Hololens From Microsoft – Help Can Be Right Under…Over Your Nose

    The Hololens From Microsoft – Help Can Be Right Under…Over Your Nose
    The saying – never let them see you sweat – soon may be more difficult to accomplish with Microsoft’s Hololens. Like Google Glass, the Hololens is worn as a headset. But this device has a “plurality” of sensors…
  • Jul 28

    6 Best Practices For Avoiding TCPA Violations As The Scope Of Liability Under The Statute Swell

    6 Best Practices For Avoiding TCPA Violations As The Scope Of Liability Under The Statute Swell
    As we have previously discussed, the Federal Communications Commission (the “FCC”) recently issued a Declaratory Ruling (“Declaratory Ruling”) that, among other things, likely exposes companies to even greater…
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