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The Gavel

The Gavel

Features legal and library news. By the Oklahoma City University Law Library.

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Oct 23

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day
    Title and Curative Landman Symplicity Job ID 7979 Application Deadline: October 31, 2014… Read more
  • Oct 15

    Information Overload & Emotional Wellness – Part 1

    Information Overload & Emotional Wellness – Part 1
    Today is Information Overload Day, in recognition of a growing problem in the modern world. Information overload occurs when you are trying to deal with more information than you are able to process. The result is either that you delay…
  • Oct 13

    US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case

    US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case
    By: Molly McClure, Reference AssistantOn Monday, October 6, 2014, the United States Supreme Court declined to decide whether states have the right to ban gay marriage. The court rejected appeals that prohibited gay marriage, without comment,…
Rank this Week: 641

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: 6

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: 405

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 662

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 204

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By Ralph Behr.

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

    Blackwater Contractors Convicted of Killings in Iraq

    Blackwater Contractors Convicted of Killings in Iraq
    This past Wednesday, October 22, 2014, four former Blackwater contractors were convicted in the infamous 2o007 killings in Baghdad, by a federal jury. In 2007, at the height of the United States incursion in Iraq, seventeen Iraqi civilians…
  • Oct 20

    Ebola Travel Ban: Legal Issue

    Ebola Travel Ban: Legal Issue
    Congressional Republicans have been vocal in demanding the United States impose travel bans from African nations where Ebola infection rates are high. Travel bans have a long history of being of dubious value, and a look at travel bans…
  • Oct 14

    New Arrests in Rothstein Case

    New Arrests in Rothstein Case
    The Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida opened a Grand Jury indictment on October 10, 2014 and made a new arrest in the Rothstein scam. A now “former” regional vice president of TD Bank, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 355

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: 186

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: 712

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: 452

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Oct 23

    Despite appellate rulings, 3 states refuse to allow gay union

    Despite appellate rulings, 3 states refuse to allow gay union
    Demonstrators march in Columbia, South Carolina, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in celebration after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. Photo by Tim Dominick/The State/MCT via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — The…
  • Oct 18

    Supreme Court OKs Texas voter ID law for November election

    Supreme Court OKs Texas voter ID law for November election
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. A majority of the justices rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil…
  • Oct 17

    ‘Breaking In’ explores Sotomayor’s Supreme Court disruptions and breakthrough

    ‘Breaking In’ explores Sotomayor’s Supreme Court disruptions and breakthrough
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKS8 things you didn’t know about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Justice Sotomayor Talks Life Before and on the Bench in ‘My Beloved World’ Sotomayor delays birth control…
Rank this Week: 707

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 385

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: 827

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Features civil appellate practice tips, resources, and news. By D. Todd Smith.

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

    Texas Appellate Courts Get a Major Website Upgrade

    Texas Appellate Courts Get a Major Website Upgrade
    If you’ve received CaseMail updates this week, you’ve likely noticed something new when clicking on the link embedded in your notification emails. Last Friday, the Texas appellate courts got a major online upgrade with the…
  • Sep 8

    Are Lawyer-Hyperlinked Briefs Headed for Extinction?

    Are Lawyer-Hyperlinked Briefs Headed for Extinction?
    When used appropriately, hyperlinks to specific portions of the record or to on-point authorities can be a very effective tool in the appellate lawyer’s arsenal. But are recent developments enhancing that tool or effectively taking it…
  • Aug 6

    Justice Moseley’s Departure Creates Unusual Election Scenario

    Justice Moseley’s Departure Creates Unusual Election Scenario
    In early June, Fifth Court of Appeals Justice Jim Moseley (pictured) announced that he would be leaving the Court this month. He has since decided to join Gray, Reed & McGraw, where he will chair the firm’s appellate section. I have…
Rank this Week: 880

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: 649

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Oct 23

    Legal Pop Culture Citation

    Legal Pop Culture Citation
    Marc’s recent post on How to Cite to Walter Sobchak, along with another friend’s comment on citing to The Pirates of Penzance, has inspired me to create a new Wikia. A compendium of this sort is long overdue. Legal Pop Culture…
  • Oct 23

    Legal Pop Culture Citation

    Legal Pop Culture Citation
    Marc’s recent post on How to Cite to Walter Sobchak, along with another friend’s comment on citing to The Pirates of Penzance, has inspired me to create a new Wikia. A compendium of this sort is long overdue. Legal Pop Culture…
  • Oct 23

    Thank you again, Rick Scott

    Thank you again, Rick Scott
    I wish I could have had the luxury of growing up and living and spending my entire life in a nice place like the American West, but I was doing other things. As a matter of fact, when I think about it now, the place I lived longest in my…
Rank this Week: 526

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

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

    Domestic Contract For Foreign Manufacture and Delivery Not An Infringing Act

    Domestic Contract For Foreign Manufacture and Delivery Not An Infringing Act
    The court granted defendants' motion for summary judgment of noninfringement of plaintiff's image sensor patents because the accused wafers were not sold in the U.S. "[A]t most, the evidence shows that [defendants'] entities engaged in…
  • Oct 22

    Conflicting Claim Constructions by District Court and PTAB No Basis for Interlocutory Appeal

    Conflicting Claim Constructions by District Court and PTAB No Basis for Interlocutory Appeal
    The court denied plaintiff's motion to certify for interlocutory appeal the court's claim construction where the PTAB construed certain claim terms differently. "In this case, there have been different decisions on the same contested issue by…
  • Oct 21

    Plaintiff’s Communications With Internal Counsel Presumptively Not Privileged

    Plaintiff’s Communications With Internal Counsel Presumptively Not Privileged
    The court granted defendant's motion to compel documents withheld as privileged. "[T]he established policies underlying the work product doctrine require that the phrase 'in anticipation of litigation' . . . be limited, with respect to…
Rank this Week: 153

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    High Crime Rates in Miami-Dade County

    High Crime Rates in Miami-Dade County
    According to data recently compiled by information services provided Esri, and as reported by the South Florida Business Journal, you're more likely to live in a high crime area in Miami-Dade County than in any other county in South…
  • Oct 20

    Why Michael Dunn was Found Guilty and Sentenced to Life in Prison

    Why Michael Dunn was Found Guilty and Sentenced to Life in Prison
    The Florida criminal case of Michael Dunn, who shot at a car full of teenagers and ended up killing one of them back in 2012, attracted media attention in particular for its apparent similarities to the case of George Zimmerman. In both…
  • Oct 19

    Florida Judge: Red Light Camera Ticket Violated State Law

    Florida Judge: Red Light Camera Ticket Violated State Law
    Our traffic ticket defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that Florida's unpopular, so-called red light cameras are regarded both as a nuisance and an intrusion, and the programs allowing them have had their…
Rank this Week: 240

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

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

    Carnival and Royal Caribbean Threaten to Pull Out of Belize Due to Ebola Screening

    Carnival and Royal Caribbean Threaten to Pull Out of Belize Due to Ebola Screening
    7 News Belize reports that after Belize’s Ministry of Immigration announced new stringent measures for Ebola screening at the Belize Harbor, Carnival and Royal Caribbean "threatened to pull scheduled cruises fast and furious." In an…
  • Oct 21

    The Predatory "Sweet Spot" - Bahamian Tourism Police Arrest U.S. Cruise Tourist for Pot Possession

    The Predatory "Sweet Spot" - Bahamian Tourism Police Arrest U.S. Cruise Tourist for Pot Possession
    Bahamas Weekly reports that last weekend the police in Nassau, Bahamas arrested a U.S. citizen for possession of marijuana. The report says that the American man was a 33 year old man from Jacksonville, Florida. The Florida man was arrested…
  • Oct 19

    Carnival Magic Returns to Galveston - "#EbolaCruise" Scare Over?

    Carnival Magic Returns to Galveston - "#EbolaCruise" Scare Over?
    This morning the Carnival Magic returned to the U.S. as the sun arose over the sleepy little town of Galveston.   The Texas Presbyterian Hospital worker who handled Ebola-infected Thomas Duncan samples disembarked the ship after…
Rank this Week: 342

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 465

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 23, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 23, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, October 23, 2014:Slava Voynov's lawyer says Kings defenceman 'never hit the woman' - Toronto Sun Toronto lawyer to be sentenced for fraud | Toronto & GTA |…
  • Oct 23

    The Ultimate Guide to Being a Mobile Road Warrior

    The Ultimate Guide to Being a Mobile Road Warrior
    Today is the OBA TECHxpo at Toronto. My good friend Bob Tarantino and I will be presenting "The Ultimate Guide to Being a Mobile Road Warrior:"With the right tools you can work on anything, anywhere, anytime. Come to this session to…
  • Oct 22

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, October 22, 2014How libel chill is quashing negative online reviewsPennsylvania Supreme Court suspends one of its own in porn scandal Suit claims NY…
Rank this Week: 298

The United States Agricultural…

The United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog

Covers agricultural law and policy news. By the American Agricultural Law Association.

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

    Vilsack Announced New Crop Insurance Program

    Vilsack Announced New Crop Insurance Program
    Posted October 23, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers that were affected by severe weather, including drought, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture…
  • Oct 15

    WTO Ruled in Favor of U.S.

    WTO Ruled in Favor of U.S.
    Posted October 15, 2014 India broke several World Trade Organization (WTO) trade rules when it banned imports of American poultry, meat, eggs and live pigs according to an article on the Des Moines Register available here. USA Today also…
  • Oct 10

    Lawsuit Testing Chimpanzee's Right as Legal Person

    Lawsuit Testing Chimpanzee's Right as Legal Person
    Posted October 10, 2014 On Wednesday, a state appellate court heard cases about whether a chimpanzee can be considered a “legal person” and sue for freedom, according to a New York Times article by Jesse McKinley available here.…
Rank this Week: 770

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Oct 23

    Ebola Outbreak: Could cruise passengers be in danger?

    Ebola Outbreak: Could cruise passengers be in danger?
    Lately the news has been flooded with facts and information on the outbreak of the Ebola virus. The Ebola virus affects some animals as well as humans and is spread through body fluids and mucus. The virus can be highly infectious if not…
  • Oct 22

    2014 National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 19-25

    2014 National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 19-25
    Parents need to talk to first-time drivers. Sadly, surveys show that only 25% of parents take the time to talk with their new drivers about the dangers of driving.The 2014 – 2015 school year is fully underway. As such, we are seeing an…
  • Oct 21

    Can adequate record keeping really prevent you from collecting PIP benefits?

    Can adequate record keeping really prevent you from collecting PIP benefits?
    PIP insurers are always seeking out creative ways to defend personal injury protection cases. From failure to submit a valid demand letter, to provider-executed assignments of benefits lacking the requisite standing, insurers are attempting…
Rank this Week: 823

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 609

West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the law as well as issues about life, faith and healthy living. By Bordas & Bordas, PLLC.

http://www.bordaslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Allstate Insurance Company Releases Its 10th Annual "America's Best Drivers Report"

    Allstate Insurance Company Releases Its 10th Annual "America's Best Drivers Report"
    Allstate Insurance Company recently released its 10th annual "America's Best Drivers Report." Among America's smaller cities, Pittsburgh ranked dead last in terms of car crash frequency. A "smaller city" was determined to…
  • Oct 22

    The Surprise House Guest

    The Surprise House Guest
    'Twas the night before an exam and all through the house not a creature was stirring except for A MOUSE! It was last Tuesday, I was almost asleep until I heard my roommate Sarah, call out, "Liv, there is a...
  • Oct 21

    A Truly Frightening Medical Crisi

    A Truly Frightening Medical Crisi
    The ongoing Ebola scare in the United States has led to calls for broad travel bans, the appointment of an "Ebola Czar" from President Obama's administration, and a general feeling that our government at all levels should be doing…
Rank this Week: 338

National Eminent Domain Blog

National Eminent Domain Blog

Covers eminent domain news with a focus on Michigan. By Ackerman Ackerman & Dynkowski.

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

    Waldo Cancels A Virginia Visit

    Waldo Cancels A Virginia Visit
    Outstanding Virginia eminent domain attorney, Joe Waldo, cancelled a scheduled meeting over a planned pipeline to traverse Floyd County, Virginia.  It is noteworthy that the decision to cancel the meeting was because the pipeline route…
  • Oct 22

    Citizens District Councils have been a…

    Citizens District Councils have been a basic part of almost every State’s blighted areas Rehabilitation Acts.  These Acts were initiated in the 1930′s and 1940′s to clear blight in major cities.  Michigan’s…
  • Oct 15

    American Transmission Company Moves Forward With Upper Peninsula Line

    American Transmission Company Moves Forward With Upper Peninsula Line
    In January, 2014, the Public Service Commission granted authority to the American Transmission Company to build a 138 kilovolt (Kv) overhead transmission line from Holmes Township in Menominee County to the Old Mead Substation in Delta…
Rank this Week: 740

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

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

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage And Punitive Damage

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage And Punitive Damage
    Weatherford insurance lawyers need to be able to discuss the coverages available to a client, depending on the circumstances they are dealing with as described by the client. When it comes to uninsured motorist coverage, the Houston Court of…
  • Oct 21

    Home Owners Insurance Policie

    Home Owners Insurance Policie
    Attorneys who handle home owner insurance policy might want to share this article from the Insurance Journal regarding rates and the Texas Insurance Commission. The title of the article is, Homeowner Insurance Rates Hikes Not Challenged By…
  • Oct 19

    Bad Faith Damage

    Bad Faith Damage
    Weatherford lawyers who handle bad faith claims need to be able to know how to calculate damages that may be assessed in a bad faith claim. There are lots of opinions that deal with this issue and they all have...
Rank this Week: 748

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 413

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

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

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Child Support: What to Do When a Child Emancipate

    Child Support: What to Do When a Child Emancipate
    It’s a common story. Pursuant to your Virginia divorce decree, you are ordered to pay your ex-spouse $1,200/month in child support for your three children. A few years later, your oldest child graduates from high school and goes off to…
  • Oct 20

    Prenups for Same-Sex Couples in Virginia

    Prenups for Same-Sex Couples in Virginia
    The U.S. Supreme Court announced on October 6, 2014 that it was not going to consider appeals from lawmakers in five states, including Virginia, who wished to uphold same-sex marriage bans. The result: same-sex couples now have the right to…
  • Oct 16

    Custody and Visitation Do’s and Don’t

    Custody and Visitation Do’s and Don’t
    Parents going through a divorce or encountering custody or visitation issues can face a very difficult and stressful time. Each custody case is different, and there is no definitive “how-to” guide which will answer every…
Rank this Week: 54

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Oct 23

    Are You Kidding Me? Jimmy John’s Makes Sandwich Makers Sign Non-Compete Agreement

    Are You Kidding Me? Jimmy John’s Makes Sandwich Makers Sign Non-Compete Agreement
    I thought I was reading “The Onion” when I read that Jimmy John’s was forcing lowly paid sandwich makers in Illinois to sign non-compete agreements. Unfortunately, this is true, and that is tragic for Jimmy John’s…
  • Oct 20

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Ebola?

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Ebola?
    The recent news of Ebola in the United States has given me pause to think whether the nurses in Texas who contracted the Ebola virus are covered under the workers’ compensation system. Here in Nebraska, the nurses with Ebola would…
  • Oct 16

    Truckerlawyers.com Announces Mobile Website

    Truckerlawyers.com Announces Mobile Website
    A new mobile website for truckerlawyers.com has gone live, said Rod Rehm, owner of truckerlawyers.com and Rehm, Bennett & Moore law firm. It can be found on truckerlawyers.com/mobile or by searching for trucker lawyers on a mobile device.…
Rank this Week: 188

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Oct 23

    Milton’s paradise lost? Part 5, Axing the oak tree

    Milton’s paradise lost? Part 5, Axing the oak tree
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 4 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.] By: David A. Smith “We live Law to ourselves. Our reason is our Law.” ― John Milton, Paradise Lost As patient readers have seen up to now, the…
  • Oct 22

    Milton’s paradise lost? Part 4: Eleventh-hour attempt

    Milton’s paradise lost? Part 4: Eleventh-hour attempt
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 3 and the preceding Part 1 and Part 2.] By: David A. Smith  “A mind not to be changed by place or time.” ― John Milton, Paradise Lost It might seem, to judge by the statement of…
  • Oct 21

    Milton’s paradise lost? Part 3: Endanger seniors by delaying ambulance

    Milton’s paradise lost? Part 3: Endanger seniors by delaying ambulance
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.] By: David A. Smith “What is dark within me, illumine.” ― John Milton, Paradise Lost Milton, as we’ve seen in preceding two parts, is a town where time…
Rank this Week: 956

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 10/10/14

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 10/10/14
    The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs. The H-2B cap limit for first half of FY 2015 (October 1 - March 31) is 33,000.…
  • Oct 22

    BALCA on Familial Relationship between Alien and Employer

    BALCA on Familial Relationship between Alien and Employer
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently overturned the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Forman.” Upon evaluating an Employer’s Application for…
  • Oct 21

    Impact of New Americans - California, Colorado, Connecticut & Delaware

    Impact of New Americans - California, Colorado, Connecticut & Delaware
    Immigration Policy Center Releases Updated State-by-State Fact Sheets (2014) The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) has released all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the United States (Overall), for a total of fifty-two updated fact…
Rank this Week: 340

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Oct 23

    When Any Alpaca Will Do

    When Any Alpaca Will Do
    No doubt a psychologist can explain how prescribing a guinea pig for emotional support serves a real purpose, a medically necessary purpose, even if it defies empirical proof.  And similarly, there are those who will speak in…
  • Oct 23

    To Silence Mumia

    To Silence Mumia
    Regardless of whether you think Mumia Abu-Jamal to be a cop killer or political prisoner of a racist legal system, his voice continued to ring out, first from death row and later from his life-cell after his sentence was reduced to…
  • Oct 22

    Deputy Matt: Forget Ferguson And Love Me

    Deputy Matt: Forget Ferguson And Love Me
    Via Tim Cushing at Techdirt, a pseudonymous cop who calls himself Deputy Matt explains at the Daily Caller how the evil forces of the media have turned the heads of not just the “normal criminal element” but good people,…
Rank this Week: 42

Saxe Envirolaw News

Saxe Envirolaw News

Features environmental law updates on climate change, compliance, and pesticides. By Dianne Saxe.

http://envirolaw.com
  • Oct 23

    Certificates of Property Use for contaminated site

    Certificates of Property Use for contaminated site
    Certificates of Property Use and risk management measures for contaminated site
  • Oct 23

    Our condolences and thank

    Our condolences and thank
    Like virtually all Canadians, we offer our condolences to the family of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, and our thanks to the doughty Sergeant at Arms, Kevin Vickers. Whatever our opinion of particular politicians, we are grateful that they are…
  • Oct 22

    Energy East Pipeline v Belugas, Part 2

    Energy East Pipeline v Belugas, Part 2
    The threatened white beluga whales of the St. Lawrence or high-noise pipeline work? Earlier this month we blogged about Justice Claudine Roy’s decision granting a temporary injunction to environmental groups, blocking Energy East…
Rank this Week: 430

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

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

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

    ALJ Nixes Another Arbitration Agreement

    ALJ Nixes Another Arbitration Agreement
    Earlier this week, a National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge held that Ross Stores Inc. violated the National Labor Relations Act by maintaining an unlawful arbitration agreement.  In pertinent part, Judge Pollack ruled…
  • Oct 22

    FairPoint Strikers Accused Of Illegal Tactic

    FairPoint Strikers Accused Of Illegal Tactic
    Earlier this week, FairPoint Communications officials located in northern New England accused its striking workers of not playing fair.  The more than 1,700 striking employees, represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA)…
  • Oct 21

    ALJs Signal That D.R. Horton Is Alive And Well

    ALJs Signal That D.R. Horton Is Alive And Well
    At the end of last week, two separate National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judges determined that two separate employer-promulgated arbitration agreements were unlawful.  The reader may recall the Board’s now-infamous…
Rank this Week: 309

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Oct 23

    New Jersey Employer Fined for Safety and Health Hazard

    New Jersey Employer Fined for Safety and Health Hazard
    Not keeping workers safe on the job has resulted in fines for one New Jersey-based business.   Custom-order cabinetry company Choice Cabinetry LLC exposed employees to safety and health hazards, many involving methylene chloride,…
  • Oct 22

    How Would An Ebola Pandemic Affect Work Comp?

    How Would An Ebola Pandemic Affect Work Comp?
    What does 1918 have to do with Ebola and work comp in 2014? Unfortunately a great deal. In 1918, the final year of World War I, the world saw a pandemic of influenza with the most deaths of any single event in world history – estimated…
  • Oct 22

    Nova Scotia WBC Unveils 2015 Rate

    Nova Scotia WBC Unveils 2015 Rate
    Officials in Nova Scotia unveiled some good news recently regarding workers compensation rates in the Canadian province.   Demonstrating leadership in workplace safety and return to work programs can reduce the impact of workplace injury…
Rank this Week: 524

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 751

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Are DUI Laws A Sophisticated Form Of Gaslighting?

    Are DUI Laws A Sophisticated Form Of Gaslighting?
    How does “gaslighting” relate to Ohio DUI laws? In the 1944 film Gaslight, Ingrid Bergman’s character  Paula Alquist Anton meets and marries the charming Gregory Anton played by Charles Boyer.  The husband does…
  • Oct 22

    Is It A Crime To Refuse To Take A Breath Test?

    Is It A Crime To Refuse To Take A Breath Test?
    Is it a crime to refuse to take a breath test? Ohio has adopted O.R.C. 4511.19(A)(2) which makes it a crime to refuse to take an evidentiary chemical test if you have a prior OVI (drunk driving)  or OVUAC (juvenile/underage drunk…
  • Oct 20

    Rowland To Train As Drug Recognition Expert

    Rowland To Train As Drug Recognition Expert
    Later this month, Charles M. Rowland II will receive certification in the latest techniques of the Drug Recognition Expert protocol now being used across the nation.  Rowland will be among the first attorneys in Ohio to receive this…
Rank this Week: 686

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    How to Collect Money for a Foreign Judgment in Florida

    How to Collect Money for a Foreign Judgment in Florida
    If you have won a lawsuit and obtained a Final Judgment in another state or country against an individual who lives or owns assets in Florida or against a company that is domiciled in Florida, then you must go through the Florida…
  • Oct 21

    Do You Have an Estate Plan for Your Business?

    Do You Have an Estate Plan for Your Business?
    If you own a business, then it is important to include this asset in your estate plan when you pass away. If there is more than one owner or member of the company, then the By-Laws or Operating Agreement of the company (depending on whether…
  • Oct 16

    Home Prices in Florida Vary Depending on Location

    Home Prices in Florida Vary Depending on Location
    Home prices in Florida and cost of living in Florida vary throughout the state. This blog is a response to a recent question we received from a foreign individual inquiring about the different home prices in Florida. According to Trulia.com,…
Rank this Week: 683

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Oct 23

    A Post-Riley Analysis: Smartphone and Social Media Discovery

    A Post-Riley Analysis: Smartphone and Social Media Discovery
    As you know, we here at Abnormal Use love writing and blogging, so much so that our editor Jim Dedman is now contributing posts to other venues.  Recently, his piece, “A Post-Riley Analysis: Smartphone and Social Media…
  • Oct 22

    Tech Companies To Litigate Unpaid Royaltie

    Tech Companies To Litigate Unpaid Royaltie
    Two kings of the tech world will reportedly duke it out over allegedly unpaid royalties.  In the suit, filed in federal court in New York, Microsoft alleges that it entered into a patent-sharing agreement in 2011 by which Samsung was to…
  • Oct 21

    Pink Panties v. Colonoscopy: Office Prank Gone Awry

    Pink Panties v. Colonoscopy: Office Prank Gone Awry
    According to a report from The Huffington Post, a Delaware man has filed suit after waking up from a medical procedure wearing women’s underwear.  The plaintiff, Andrew Walls, claims that surgeons from the Delaware Surgery Center…
Rank this Week: 297

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Oct 23

    Intellectual Property – Why it’s Fashionable to Consider when Estate Planning.

    Intellectual Property – Why it’s Fashionable to Consider when Estate Planning.
    Much to the sadness of many celebrities, socialites, fashionistas and even politicians, world renowned fashion designer, Oscar de la Renta, passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014, from complications with cancer.  Mr. de la Renta was 82…
  • Oct 22

    End-of-life Wishes Should Be Communicated Early

    End-of-life Wishes Should Be Communicated Early
    The controversial topic of life support and when to “pull the plug” is likely to ignite debate wherever it is raised. The issue involves aspects of morality, religion, science, and, of course, law. This complicated philosophical…
  • Oct 21

    Hull on Estates #393 – Law reform and small estate

    Hull on Estates #393 – Law reform and small estate
    Listen to Hull on Estates #393 – Law reform and small estates Today on Hull on Estates, David M Smith and Joshua Eisen discuss potential legislative developments for easier administration of estates at the federal and provincial level.…
Rank this Week: 347

ataxingmatter

ataxingmatter

Tax law and economics by Linda Beale

http://ataxingmatter.blogs.com/tax/
  • Oct 23

    Both the rich and ordinary Americans misunderstand their economic interest

    Both the rich and ordinary Americans misunderstand their economic interest
    There is class warfare going on, right now, all across this country. It's highlighted by the election gimmicks and gambits of those on the right who claim to be supporting ordinary Americans but whose real intentions show in the results. And…
  • Oct 22

    AICPA tax accountants have a new leader

    AICPA tax accountants have a new leader
    The following is today's press release from AICPA announcing the selection of Troy Lewis to head the AICPA Tax Executive Committee. Troy K. Lewis Named Chairman of AICPA Tax Executive Committee Washington, D.C. (October 22, 2014) – The…
  • Oct 21

    The result of taxpayers' financial bailout of GMAC

    The result of taxpayers' financial bailout of GMAC
    GMAC, as most of you likely know, was General Motors' financial group. GMAC had originated as a means for the auto company to support the market for autos through its wholly owned lending group. But as with most corporate enterprises,...
Rank this Week: 750

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/
Rank this Week: 216

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

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

    Hedge Funds, Insurance Companies and Legal Malpractice

    Hedge Funds, Insurance Companies and Legal Malpractice
    Legal malpractice cases come up in all kinds of settings.  It may be the individual personal injury plaintiff whose case was not started on time; it may be the car accident in which the doctor's reports failed to give the necessary…
  • Oct 22

    A New Rule For Legal Malpractice and Appeal

    A New Rule For Legal Malpractice and Appeal
    Up to today, the rule in legal malpractice litigation has been that Plaintiff was not required to appeal from a decision in order to sue his attorney.  That all changed today with the Court of Appeals decision in Grace v Law  2014…
  • Oct 21

    Is It Partnership Fraud or Individual Fraud in this Legal Malpractice Case?

    Is It Partnership Fraud or Individual Fraud in this Legal Malpractice Case?
    Attorneys represent individual client for a personal injury case.  The attorneys also represent two companies that are run by the individual.  The PI case settles and the attorneys want to apply the settlement monies against…
Rank this Week: 562

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

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

    Sufficient Notice of Arbitration Clause

    Sufficient Notice of Arbitration Clause
    On August, 18, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s denial of Barnes & Noble, Inc.’s motion to compel arbitration, finding that plaintiff did not have sufficient notice of Barnes & Noble’s Terms of Use…
  • Oct 22

    Staffing at 4.1 hours of nursing care per day per patient

    Staffing at 4.1 hours of nursing care per day per patient
    Illinois Citizens for Better Care  is a group dedicated to Improving the quality of life of Illinois long-term care residents.  They recently published the below are their website. Both the federal government and Illinois…
  • Oct 21

    Video Footage Shows Neglect

    Video Footage Shows Neglect
    The Buffalo News reported that two employees of Erie County Medical Center’s skilled nursing facility were arrested following an investigation into their treatment of a nursing home resident.  The investigation relied on a…
Rank this Week: 166

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Oct 23

    Can intermittent FMLA leave be used to eliminate mandatory overtime requirement?

    Can intermittent FMLA leave be used to eliminate mandatory overtime requirement?
    Addressing what it labeled “the novel question of whether an employee could use his yearly FMLA leave allotment to essentially permanently change his position into one in which he was no longer required to work overtime,” a…
  • Oct 22

    “Franchise model” under threat?

    “Franchise model” under threat?
    By Lisa Milam-Perez, J.D. Some of the most compelling (and potentially impactful) questions that labor and employment lawyers contend with these days go to the heart of the traditional employment relationship—the very notion of which is…
  • Oct 22

    Dollar General to pay $4M to end FCRA class action

    Dollar General to pay $4M to end FCRA class action
    By Pamela Wolf, J.D. Dollar General has agreed to pay up $4.08 million in order to resolve allegations that it violated the FCRA when it conducted background checks on job applicants and made adverse employment decisions without properly…
Rank this Week: 98