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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Retail Theft, Criminal Conspiracy and the Computer Monitor

    Retail Theft, Criminal Conspiracy and the Computer Monitor
    This post examines an opinion from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania: Commonwealth v. Chikonyera, 2017 WL 815391 (2017).  The court begins the opinion by explaining thatWilliam V. Chikonyera, appeals from the judgment of sentence of 4…
  • Mar 24

    The Psychologist, the “Therapeutic Relationship” and “Unauthorized Possession of Computer Code

    The Psychologist, the “Therapeutic Relationship” and “Unauthorized Possession of Computer Code
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland: Ali v. State, 2017 WL 128636 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatAfter Sahar Begum Ali's psychologist terminated their therapeutic…
  • Mar 22

    The Suspicious Package, the Cell Phone and the Text Message

    The Suspicious Package, the Cell Phone and the Text Message
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeal ofIdaho:   State v. Billups, 2017 WL 929956 (2017). The court begins, as courts usually do, by explaining how and why the case came about:A detective responded to a call from a…
Rank this Week: 284

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Mar 27

    Scholarship Spotlight: "Laws as Implied Contract Terms" (Steven W. Feldman - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

    Scholarship Spotlight: "Laws as Implied Contract Terms" (Steven W. Feldman - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
    We at ContractsProf Blog love to highlight recent scholarship by our readers! If you are the author of a recent work of contracts or commercial law scholarship that you have posted on SSRN, send me (Mark Edwin Burge) a copy...
  • Mar 27

    NDAs in the Sexual Assault Context

    NDAs in the Sexual Assault Context
    I've blogged a lot about NDAs on this blog, including in the context of allegations of domestic violence. So when I saw this recent essay on Inside Higher Ed discussing NDAs in the context of sexual assault investigations on university...
  • Mar 24

    Contracts read published in Drake Law Review

    Contracts read published in Drake Law Review
    Abstract Consent, a powerful concept that lies at the heart of contract law, has received a great amount of scholarly attention. Recently, some contract law scholars have been criticizing consent and suggesting alternative concepts. Contrary…
Rank this Week: 126

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/
  • Mar 27

    Williams v. Yamaha (9th Cir. - March 24, 2017)

    Williams v. Yamaha (9th Cir. - March 24, 2017)
    It's hard to win a consumer class action these days.  So many roadblocks in the way.Here's an example.  Which highlights just one of the many, many ways you can lose.And the fact that I'm not sure that the plaintiffs…
  • Mar 24

    Espinoza v. Shiomoto (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)

    Espinoza v. Shiomoto (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)
    Even when you think you're right, one downside of filing an appeal is that it may result in an opinion that's published and that tells the world the factual circumstances that gave rise to your appeal.That's sometimes bad.  Even in the…
  • Mar 24

    Wind Dancer Production Group v. Walt Disney Pictures (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)

    Wind Dancer Production Group v. Walt Disney Pictures (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)
    Opinions like this one make me think that Disney can be a 600-pound gorilla, and not a nice one at that.And that's even without any discussion in the opinion about how, on the merits, Disney was (allegedly) stealing the royalties owed to its…
Rank this Week: 165

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

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

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Take Action Today to Protect the Nonprofit, Religious, and Foundation Communities!

    Take Action Today to Protect the Nonprofit, Religious, and Foundation Communities!
    So far, 2,500+ charitable nonprofits, community and private foundations, and for-profit entities have signed the Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship to protect the 501(c)(3) community from the ravages of…
  • Mar 24

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 3/24/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 3/24/17
    Notable Events of the Week: FBI Director James Comey testified before the House Intelligence Committee, asserting that the FBI was investigating the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia and repudiating…
  • Mar 21

    FTC/NASCO Conference on Consumers, Contributions and Charity

    FTC/NASCO Conference on Consumers, Contributions and Charity
    On March 21, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO) hosted Give & Take: Consumers, Contributions, and Charity, a conference exploring charitable solicitations and consumer…
Rank this Week: 41

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Mar 27

    Additional Thoughts on Star Athletica

    Additional Thoughts on Star Athletica
    I mentioned last week that I did not think highly of the Supreme Court’s opinion in the “cheerleader uniform” copyright case. Let me explain why and then make some observations about how the case may be received by the lower…
  • Mar 24

    Call for Papers: LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference

    Call for Papers: LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference
    LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference 2016 ELECTION: WHAT NEXT? ORLANDO, FL   LATCRIT/SALT JUNIOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP SEP. 28, 2017 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE: SEP. 29 – 30 BOARD MEETING (COMMUNITY & EXECUTIVE SESSIONS)…
  • Mar 24

    Book Recommendation

    Book Recommendation
    The professor who influenced me the most as an undergraduate was Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, an iconoclastic political scientist who uses game theory and other behavioral tools to assess domestic and international affairs.  I was so…
Rank this Week: 139

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Mar 27

    How to Analyze An Encryption Access Proposal

    How to Analyze An Encryption Access Proposal
    It looks like the idea of requiring law enforcement access to encrypted data is back in the news, with the UK government apparently pushing for access in the wake of the recent London attack. With that in mind, let’s talk about how one…
  • Mar 22

    How to buy physical goods using Bitcoin with improved security and privacy

    How to buy physical goods using Bitcoin with improved security and privacy
    Bitcoin has found success as a decentralized digital currency, but it is only one step toward decentralized digital commerce. Indeed, creating decentralized marketplaces and mechanisms is a nascent and active area of research. In a new paper,…
  • Mar 8

    Pragmatic advice for buying “Internet of Things” device

    Pragmatic advice for buying “Internet of Things” device
    We’re hearing an increasing amount about security flaws in “Internet of Things” devices, such as a “messaging” teddy bear with poor security or perhaps Samsung televisions being hackable to become snooping…
Rank this Week: 764

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

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

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
Rank this Week: 64

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Mar 27

    Chicago Tribune Report Shows Pharmacies Missing Major Drug Interaction

    Chicago Tribune Report Shows Pharmacies Missing Major Drug Interaction
    In a collaborative report with Chicago physician Dr. Steven Fox and two pharmacy professors who specialize in drug interactions, the Chicago Tribune has pulled back the curtain on a frighteningly common occurrence. Pharmacists at…
  • Mar 15

    Popular Medicine Not Always the Best Course of Treatment

    Popular Medicine Not Always the Best Course of Treatment
    In a co-authored investigative report by ProPublica and The Atlantic, journalist David Epstein outlines the epidemic being played out in hospitals, clinics, and doctor’s offices around the country. Despite evidence to the contrary,…
  • Mar 15

    Levin & Perconti Settles Mt. Sinai Lawsuit for $3.6 Million

    Levin & Perconti Settles Mt. Sinai Lawsuit for $3.6 Million
    Levin & Perconti has just settled a medical malpractice lawsuit against Mt. Sinai Hospital, recovering $3.6 million for the estate of Alberto Mendez, who died after improperly administered anesthesia after a cascade of medical oversights.…
Rank this Week: 201

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/
  • Mar 27

    Creating a Plan for Minor Children

    Creating a Plan for Minor Children
    Estate planning has many benefits, with one of the best being that it allows our clients to have peace of mind.  This peace of mind comes from knowing that your family members can be taken care of if something happens to you.  This…
  • Mar 16

    Jacksonville Probate Attorney: Missing Beneficiarie

    Jacksonville Probate Attorney: Missing Beneficiarie
    Jacksonville Probate: How to Handle Missing Beneficiaries Jacksonville probate attorneys often deal with a beneficiary that is alive, but no one knows this person’s address.  If a beneficiary goes missing or cannot be found, then…
  • Mar 14

    Jacksonville Estate Planning For Single Parent

    Jacksonville Estate Planning For Single Parent
    Jacksonville Estate Planning For Single Parents One of the best aspects of Jacksonville estate planning is that every plan can be tailored to a person’s life and specific needs.  In Jacksonville, Estate planning is important for…
Rank this Week: 222

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Mar 27

    Save the Date – 11th Annual Works-in-Progress Conference

    Save the Date – 11th Annual Works-in-Progress Conference
    As the semester ends and a lot of us are planning our summer research and writing, please keep in mind that the 11th Annual AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section’s Works-in-Progress Conference will be October 20th and 21st, at the…
  • Mar 26

    Learning from Trump’s Negotiation Failure

    Learning from Trump’s Negotiation Failure
    You may recall that, a year ago, I suggested that if Donald J. Trump was elected president, “we will undoubtedly replace Getting to Yes with Art of the Deal” in our negotiation courses. After his spectacular failure to get to…
  • Mar 25

    Come to the Legal Educators’ Colloquium

    Come to the Legal Educators’ Colloquium
    From SFOI Nancy Welsh: Dear Colleagues, The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Spring Conference is now less than a month away – April 19-22 in San Francisco.  Please be sure to register!  And consider forwarding…
Rank this Week: 259

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Mar 27

    iPhone users should take a look at the iPhone app, Workflow

    iPhone users should take a look at the iPhone app, Workflow
    Apple bought the Workflow app last week--and they apparently do not plan to kill it. As an iPhone user who was always going to get around to trying Workflow, I now think big things are ahead for this app and...
  • Mar 13

     The TECHSHOW Edition of Law Practice Magazine

     The TECHSHOW Edition of Law Practice Magazine
    It is the week of ABA TECHSHOW and a good way to get warmed up is to check out the TECHSHOW edition of Law Practice Magazine. The cover story is A Golden Age of Legal Tech Start-Ups by Bob Ambrogi....
  • Mar 10

    Suggested Articles and Posts from January and February in the Reading Room

    Suggested Articles and Posts from January and February in the Reading Room
    Our monthly Reading Room features reading suggestions for you from January and February, 2017 which cover a wide range of topics for the forward-thinking lawyer. Topics include "white dwarf law firms," the Smart Person's Guide to Apple's…
Rank this Week: 659

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Mar 27

    Apply for Scholarships!

    Apply for Scholarships!
    Did you apply for a Scholarship yet? There are several scholarships designated specifically for Public Services students and hundreds of others for which you may qualify.The deadline is April 1st, NO FOOLIN!!!!!!!So click on the link below…
  • Mar 27

    Attorney and paralegal volunteers needed!

    Attorney and paralegal volunteers needed!
    Attorney and paralegal volunteers needed!Legal Advice Fair atMid Central Community Action1301 West Washington StreetBloomington, IL 61701 onSaturday, April 22, 20178:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.What you WILL be doing:• Answering questions and…
  • Mar 8

    Real Estate Paralegal, Peoria, Illinois Firm

    Real Estate Paralegal, Peoria, Illinois Firm
    Real Estate Paralegal – The law firm of Miller, Hall & Triggs LLC is seeking a real estate paralegal to assist in our title department.  This paralegal position will be responsible for real estate title searches, assisting with…
Rank this Week: 227

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Five People Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Los Angele

    Five People Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Los Angele
    Five people were injured in two separate car accidents in Winnetka, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the crashes were reported the night of March 19, 2017…
  • Mar 15

    Bicyclist Killed in La Palma Car Accident

    Bicyclist Killed in La Palma Car Accident
    A man in his 30s suffered fatal injuries in a bicycle accident after he was struck by a sedan. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred when the man was riding his bike along La Palma Avenue just west of…
  • Mar 13

    Woman and Pet Injured in San Diego Dog Attack

    Woman and Pet Injured in San Diego Dog Attack
    Dawn Fenner, a resident of San Marcos, says she and her pet were injured in a dog attack when they were walking home near Pyramid Lake. According to a 10News.com report, Fenner says an off-leash pit bull charged at her and her dog. The pit…
Rank this Week: 94

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
Rank this Week: 267

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 116

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Mar 27

    Biomet Hip MDL Judge Remanded Florida Cases to State Court

    Biomet Hip MDL Judge Remanded Florida Cases to State Court
    Plaintiffs, Griseth DeJesus, Chanton Harris and Rita Taranto sued in Florida State Court asserting that they were injured by hip implant manufactured by Biomet Inc. and Biomet Orthopedics LLC.  According to the complaints, “the…
  • Mar 22

    Seniors and Falls: A Growing, Preventable Problem

    Seniors and Falls: A Growing, Preventable Problem
    The No. 1 cause of injury to U.S. seniors are falls. They happen at unimaginable rates. A member of the elderly population receives treatment in an emergency room every 11 seconds because of a fall. Someone age 75 or older dies from a fall…
  • Mar 16

    Congressional Hypocrisy — Taking away your right

    Congressional Hypocrisy — Taking away your right
    As a part of the recent speed racing bills through Congress, they have put up HR 1215. Quite erroneously, they have titled it: “Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017”. A read of the act’s text quickly tells any objective…
Rank this Week: 167

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Arbitration About Arbitration    

    Arbitration About Arbitration    
    David Horton, Professor of Law and Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of California, Davis, School of Law, has written an interesting journal article titled “Arbitration About Arbitration,” Stanford Law Review, Vol. 70,…
  • Mar 22

    Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017 Introduced in U.S. House and Senate

    Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017 Introduced in U.S. House and Senate
    On March 7th, Minnesota Senator Al Franked introduced “The Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017” before the United States Senate.
  • Mar 17

    The Three Phases of the Supreme Court's Arbitration Jurisprudence

    The Three Phases of the Supreme Court's Arbitration Jurisprudence
    Martin H. Malin, Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Law and the Workplace at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law, has published “The Three Phases of the Supreme Court's Arbitration…
Rank this Week: 246

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Give the “Trespass” Test (and Judge Gorsuch) a Chance

    Give the “Trespass” Test (and Judge Gorsuch) a Chance
    Kiel Brennan-Marquez and Andrew TuttIn 2012, when the Supreme Court held in United States v. Jones that police may not engage in prolonged GPS surveillance of a car on public streets without a warrant, many scoffed. Not at…
  • Mar 24

    Disjunctive Politics in Action

    Disjunctive Politics in Action
    If you were wondering what Jack and others meant by saying that Donald Trump could well be a "disjunctive" president, now you know.  The President and his party could not move one of their main legislative priorities through even one…
  • Mar 24

    Is the GOP ACA Repealer Unconstitutional on Federalism Grounds?

    Is the GOP ACA Repealer Unconstitutional on Federalism Grounds?
                Ironically, the GOP proposal to repeal the ACA in the name of returning authority over health care to the states has some potentially serious constitutional issues on…
Rank this Week: 302

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Republican leadership in the United States Senate hopes to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court before the Senate’s April recess. Before that happens, you can…
  • Mar 20

    Survey on Moritz Law Library and Information Technology Still Open

    Survey on Moritz Law Library and Information Technology Still Open
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Thanks to the approximately 150 Moritz students so far who have completed the Moritz Law Library and Information Technology survey. The survey will remain open for one more week, closing at…
  • Mar 6

    Take a Break with Legal Fiction

    Take a Break with Legal Fiction
    As Spring Break approaches, you might like to take a break from reading cases to…read stories about cases! The Moritz Law Library has a collection of legal fiction to help you take a mental break. The newest books are in the Reserve Room,…
Rank this Week: 409

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Mar 27

    Crimea: In the International Blind Spot

    Crimea: In the International Blind Spot
      By Viachaslau “Slava” Bortnik Amnesty International recently released a public statement raising the worsening human rights situation in Crimea marking three years under Russian rule since the Peninsula’s unlawful…
  • Feb 16

    Three Concerns the Senate Committee Should Raise with David Friedman

    Three Concerns the Senate Committee Should Raise with David Friedman
    Ambassadors are on the front lines of diplomacy, where they can head off conflict or be the cause of the next war.  They must not have any conflicts-of-interest or appearance of conflict and definitely not be involved in unlawful…
  • Jan 27

    Ethiopia: Zone 9

    Ethiopia: Zone 9
    At the end of 2016 Amnesty International published a report titled Ethiopia Offline: Evidence of Social Media Blocking and Internet Censorship in Ethiopia. This report documented how social media and networks in Addis Ababa and the Oromia…
Rank this Week: 25

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Mar 27

    What To Say When a Recruiter Call

    What To Say When a Recruiter Call
    Are you prepared for a call from a recruiter? Liz Ryan, the CEO/founder of Human Workplace and author of Reinvention Roadmap gives her thoughts on how best to prepare: “Before you get on the phone with [the…
  • Mar 26

    Being a Lawyer is a Total Bore

    Being a Lawyer is a Total Bore
    The next survey will reveal that lawyers are total bores: “Lawyers and people employed in the legal sector are the most bored in the workplace with 8 out of 10 admitting they find their job... The post Being a Lawyer is a Total Bore…
  • Mar 21

    Conducting a Long-Distance Legal Job Search

    Conducting a Long-Distance Legal Job Search
    How do you land an in-house gig when you live far from the company you are pining for? Sonya Som, partner in Major Lindsey & Africa’s Chicago/ Midwest office, gives her always eloquent and practical thoughts:…
Rank this Week: 604

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Slim Coverage of California's Ambitious Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Network

    Slim Coverage of California's Ambitious Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Network
    CIRM chart showing jump in clinical trials at institutions currently in the Alpha Clinic NetworkLast week California's soon-to-be $40 million Alpha stem cell clinic network drew attention from within the stem cell community but little…
  • Mar 23

    Fresh $5 Billion for California Stem Cell Research? Voter Poll Scheduled for This Fall

    Fresh $5 Billion for California Stem Cell Research? Voter Poll Scheduled for This Fall
    The man often called the father of the California stem cell agency today all but said he is set to launch an effort to pump an additional $5 billion in state funding into the research effort, which is scheduled to run out of cash in about…
  • Mar 23

    Alpha Clinic Session Streaming Live Today

    Alpha Clinic Session Streaming Live Today
    The symposium on Thursday dealing with California's Alpha stem cell clinics will be available online or via a phone connection that day and also later on YouTube later.Here is the information provided by the City of Hope, which is hosting the…
Rank this Week: 857

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Covers broker and realtor issues, construction and development, landords and tenants, and real estate taxation. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz.

http://www.ohiorelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 893

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Mar 27

    Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Still Unsettled

    Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Still Unsettled
    Last year, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) initiated a rule that prohibits nursing homes from requiring patients to sign mandatory arbitration agreements prior to disputes. However, CMS hit the brakes on…
  • Mar 25

    FHP: Hit-and-Run Crashes in Florida on the Rise

    FHP: Hit-and-Run Crashes in Florida on the Rise
    A recent analysis by The Tampa Bay Times, looking at figures from the Florida Highway Patrol, reveals hit-and-run crashes in Florida are on the rise.  This creates a troubling situation not just for law enforcement companies, but for…
  • Mar 23

    City to Pay $4.85M to Man Injured in Bicycle Accident Caused by Damaged Sidewalk

    City to Pay $4.85M to Man Injured in Bicycle Accident Caused by Damaged Sidewalk
    The City of San Diego has agreed to pay almost $5 million to a man injured in a bicycle accident that resulted in severe injuries when his bike was thrown nearly 30 feet after striking a sidewalk that was damaged by a tree.  The bike…
Rank this Week: 508

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Is Your Baby’s Toy a Toxic Hazard?

    Is Your Baby’s Toy a Toxic Hazard?
    Chicago Injury Attorney Informs About Toxic Toy Hazards Whether your child has received a flurry of new toys for the holidays, or you are just picking up a few new toys from a local garage sale – buyer beware. There are several…
  • Mar 20

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?
    Knowledgeable Chicago Lawyer Answering Questions About Laundry Pod Poisoning Over the years, manufacturers have looked for ways to make household maintenance and chores as convenient as possible. From washing machines that can tackle larger…
  • Mar 13

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability
    The internet is full of fads, and lately, the trend of “challenges” has taken social media and video sharing services by storm. The latest challenge is known as the “Salt and Ice” challenge. It is an incredibly…
Rank this Week: 338

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Is Your Baby’s Toy a Toxic Hazard?

    Is Your Baby’s Toy a Toxic Hazard?
    Chicago Injury Attorney Informs About Toxic Toy Hazards Whether your child has received a flurry of new toys for the holidays, or you are just picking up a few new toys from a local garage sale – buyer beware. There are several…
  • Mar 20

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?
    Knowledgeable Chicago Lawyer Answering Questions About Laundry Pod Poisoning Over the years, manufacturers have looked for ways to make household maintenance and chores as convenient as possible. From washing machines that can tackle larger…
  • Mar 13

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability
    The internet is full of fads, and lately, the trend of “challenges” has taken social media and video sharing services by storm. The latest challenge is known as the “Salt and Ice” challenge. It is an incredibly…
Rank this Week: 276

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 287

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Mar 27

    Understand Your District Court Before Going to the PTAB

    Understand Your District Court Before Going to the PTAB
    A PTAB proceeding, such as an Inter Partes Review (“IPR”), Covered Business Method Review (“CBM”) or Post-Grant Review (“PGR”) is a powerful defensive strategy because of speed and cost. The business…
  • Mar 24

    Patent Cases Up Significantly in the Northern District of Illinoi

    Patent Cases Up Significantly in the Northern District of Illinoi
    While the rest of the country saw a year-over-year drop in patent cases during 2016, the Northern District saw an increase. According to the excellent data from Docket Navigator, the Northern District’s share of patent cases nearly…
  • Mar 22

    Court Stays Case Pending IPR & CBM Petitions, Pre-Institution

    Court Stays Case Pending IPR &amp; CBM Petitions, Pre-Institution
    T-Rex Prop. AB v. Adaptive Micro Sys., LLC, No. 16 C 5667, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 26, 2017) (Kendall, J.). Judge Kendall granted defendant Adaptive Micro Systems’ (“Adaptive”) motion to stay plaintiff T-Rex’s patent…
Rank this Week: 724

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Mar 27

    How to Avoid Business Opportunity Frauds and MLM Scam

    How to Avoid Business Opportunity Frauds and MLM Scam
    In a past appearance on CNBC’s On the Money, Tracy Coenen talked about how consumers could protect themselves from business opportunity scams and multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes. MLMs parade themselves around as business…
  • Mar 22

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case
    Bank statements can be a very valuable tool in child support and divorce cases, particularly when one party has not been forthcoming about income an expenses. We can look at deposits to draw conclusions about income, and the level of…
  • Mar 20

    Big Name Tax Prep Services Are a Waste of Money

    Big Name Tax Prep Services Are a Waste of Money
    You need your personal taxes done and they’re not that complex, so you think you’ll just run right over to H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt, Liberty Tax Service, or some other tax preparation franchise. It’s easy and they must…
Rank this Week: 20

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Mar 27

    Trademarks and Domain Names Composed of Common Term

    Trademarks and Domain Names Composed of Common Term
    The lexical material from which trademarks are formed is drawn from the same social and cultural resources available to everyone else, which includes domain name registrants. Since trademarks are essentially a form of communication it is…
  • Mar 14

    Sanctionable Conduct for Abusing the UDRP Proce

    Sanctionable Conduct for Abusing the UDRP Proce
    To claim a superior right to a string of characters mark owners must (first) have priority (unregistered or registered) in using the mark in commerce; and secondly, have a mark strong enough to rebut any counter argument of registrant’s…
  • Feb 27

    Diversity of View or Unacceptable Inconsistency in the Application of UDRP Law

    Diversity of View or Unacceptable Inconsistency in the Application of UDRP Law
    The general run of UDRP decisions are unremarkable. At their least they are primarily instructive in establishing the metes and bounds of lawful registration of domain names.  A few decisions stand out for their acuity of reasoning and a…
Rank this Week: 37

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Mar 27

    Conference on the “Codification of Private International Law” – Cologne, 23-24 September 2016: Proceedings now published in IPRax 2/2017

    Conference on the “Codification of Private International Law” – Cologne, 23-24 September 2016: Proceedings now published in IPRax 2/2017
    The year 2016 did not only mark 30 years since the great reform of German private international law in 1986, but it was also the 35th anniversary of the foundation of the Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax).…
  • Mar 23

    Germany: Legal Consequences of the Draft Legislation on Child Marriage

    Germany: Legal Consequences of the Draft Legislation on Child Marriage
    On 17 February 2017, the German government presented a legislative draft on child marriage that represents a significant departure from current court practice (the text of the draft is available here). The legal status quo envisages a…
  • Mar 22

    Brexit and PIL, Over and Over

    Brexit and PIL, Over and Over
    The abandonment of the EU by the UK is at the root of many doubts concerning the legal regime of cross-border private relationships. Little by little the panorama begins to clear up as the expectations and objectives of the UK are made…
Rank this Week: 82

Mouse Print

Mouse Print

Exposing the strings and catches in advertising fine print and analyses the legal meaning and enforceability.

http://www.mouseprint.org
  • Mar 27

    Extra 15% Off “All” Appliances at Sears?

    Extra 15% Off &ldquo;All&rdquo; Appliances at Sears?
    A couple of weeks ago, Sears had its periodic “Family & Friends” sale boasting an “extra 15% off ALL appliances” Sunday only. If, however, you went to buy a Whirlpool refrigerator, or Maytag dishwasher, or a…
  • Mar 20

    The Secret Behind Shrinking Corned Beef

    The Secret Behind Shrinking Corned Beef
    Clara Peller, the feisty senior who famously questioned the lack of meat in Wendy’s competitors’ burgers, could well reprise her memorable line, “where’s the beef,” when it comes to corned beef. Cooks across the…
  • Mar 13

    Fake News Fakes Out Bing’s News Search

    Fake News Fakes Out Bing&rsquo;s News Search
    MrConsumer searches through thousands of news stories each week to find the two or three dozen best ones to feature in Consumer World. To do this, he uses targeted searches of Google news and Bing news everyday. Unlike the regular searches of…
Rank this Week: 694

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: 91

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Covers product liability and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 38

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    A quick guide to lawful and unlawful discrimination when renting to tenant

    A quick guide to lawful and unlawful discrimination when renting to tenant
    When talking to landlords they sometimes seem to be a bit confused about what their rights and obligations are when choosing tenants. So let’s take a look at this. When it is unlawful to discriminate According to the gov.uk website here…
  • Mar 25

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20th March

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20th March
    It seems to be a law of nature that things come along (like busses) in twos or threes. So after a few quiet weeks I am off on two trips this week.  Tuesday I will be at the ARLA Conference and Thursday I will be speaking at the…
  • Mar 23

    Considering Rent Repayment Orders and the Council Officer

    Considering Rent Repayment Orders and the Council Officer
    Regular readers will know as an enforcement officer I have never been a fan of prosecution under the Protection from Eviction Act for harassment and illegal eviction. Simply because in the vast majority of cases the criminal judiciary…
Rank this Week: 505

Ideas

Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

http://daviddfriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Free Distance Learning

    Free Distance Learning
    Both of the courses I am teaching this year are being video recorded and webbed. It occurred to me that some of my readers might find one or both interesting.Economic Analysis of LawClass PageBook: Late Draft in HTML  Page Images with…
  • Mar 17

    Propaganda Masquerading as News: The Incredible Shrinking Horse

    Propaganda Masquerading as News: The Incredible Shrinking Horse
    I recently came across a news story which struck me as a good example of how to mislead people, probably for political purposes, without saying anything that was not actually true. The title was "Watch out: Mammals shrink when Earth heats up,…
  • Mar 11

    A Proposal to Triple Tax Robot

    A Proposal to Triple Tax Robot
    Certainly there will be taxes that relate to automation. Right now, the human worker who does, say, $50,000 worth of work in a factory, that income is taxed and you get income tax, social security tax, all those things. If a robot comes in…
Rank this Week: 882

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Iowa Police Track Wanted Man Across Three Countie

    Iowa Police Track Wanted Man Across Three Countie
    Des Moines Police attempted to pull over a man for a traffic stop in Des Moines on Thursday, March 9th.  He was suspected to be wanted on a Felony Probation Violation warrant.  The man did not stop but instead began a high-speed…
  • Mar 22

    Hospitals and Insurance Companies Own Your Elected Official

    Hospitals and Insurance Companies Own Your Elected Official
    For the past three days I have covered the workers' compensation and the medical malpractice bills currently before the Iowa legislature. If you've read the articles you should have some idea of what I'm talking about. If not, then read the…
  • Mar 21

    Work Comp Doctor Commits Medical Malpractice

    Work Comp Doctor Commits Medical Malpractice
    People call and ask this question, Can you sue the company doctor when medical malpractice is committed?Anybody can sue anyone, but even though you can sue them, you are probably not going to sue the company doctor who commits malpractice in…
Rank this Week: 157

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 712

Lisa Law View

Lisa Law View

Covers labor and employment law issues.

http://lisahome.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Will Overtime Laws Change with Trump Presidency?

    Will Overtime Laws Change with Trump Presidency?
    President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder, withdrew his nomination in February 15. The withdrawal comes after controversies over his employing an undocumented immigrant to clean his home…
  • Feb 12

    Labor Law: Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration

    Labor Law: Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration
    The 45th president was inaugurated last month, but the Secretary of Labor position still must be confirmed. President Trump’s selection for the position, Andy Puzder, is the CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and…
  • Jan 21

    19 States See Minimum Wage Increase in 2017

    19 States See Minimum Wage Increase in 2017
    Across the U.S., 19 states will see a state minimum wage increase in 2017. However, the Federal government hasn’t raised minimum wages in over 7 years since 2009, when it raised it from $6.55 to $7.25, some of the states on this list…
Rank this Week: 933

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Massachusetts SJC Should Revoke Ban on “Secret” Recording of Police

    Massachusetts SJC Should Revoke Ban on “Secret” Recording of Police
    We live in the Age of Information; the Age of the smartphone.  An age in which the activities of almost every citizen are monitored by sources both public and private  – including your own cell phone, debit cards and credit…
  • Mar 11

    Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization: Federal & Local Governments Tone-Deaf to Voter

    Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization: Federal &amp; Local Governments Tone-Deaf to Voter
    As a Massachusetts drug arrest defense lawyer, I never cease to be amazed at the resistance I see to the will of the voters on the subject of marijuana legalization, from both the federal government, as well as local government here in…
  • Feb 5

    Massachusetts DUI/OUI: Don’t Make It A Stupor Bowl Event

    Massachusetts DUI/OUI: Don’t Make It A Stupor Bowl Event
    Amid all the Super Bowl hype, try to remember something:  Aside from New Year’s Eve, St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo, Super Bowl Sunday is one the drunkest days of the year.  Worse still, the number of inebriated…
Rank this Week: 840

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Injury Crash on I15 North of Malad

    Injury Crash on I15 North of Malad
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Mar 22

    Property damage crash on I84

    Property damage crash on I84
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Mar 22

    Semi Crash in Elmore County Blocks Traffic

    Semi Crash in Elmore County Blocks Traffic
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 109

Ohio Environmental Law Blog

Ohio Environmental Law Blog

Discusses environmental law and policy at both the national level and with a focus on developments in Ohio. By Joseph P. Koncelik of Frantz Ward LLP.

http://www.ohioenvironmentallawblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Ohio EPA Limits Use of Expedited Wetland/Stream Permitting to Certain Areas of the State

    Ohio EPA Limits Use of Expedited Wetland/Stream Permitting to Certain Areas of the State
    Developments that have small impacts to wetlands (typically around 1/2 acre or less) or streams (typically around 300 feet or less) have been able to qualify for expedited permitting known as Nationwide Permits (NWP).  Projects with…
  • Mar 17

    Federal EPA Budget Doesn't Reflect Stated Prioritie

    Federal EPA Budget Doesn't Reflect Stated Prioritie
    This week, President Trump released his Administration's first federal budget dubbed the "America First- A Blueprint to Make America Great Again."  Under the budget proposal, U.S. EPA current budget would be cut by 31% which amounts to a…
  • Feb 11

    Confustion Regarding Wetland Nationwide Permits and Regulatory Freeze

    Confustion Regarding Wetland Nationwide Permits and Regulatory Freeze
    On January 20th, President Trump's Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus issued a Memorandum to the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies imposing a regulatory freeze. There appears to be a lot of confusion among environmental attorneys and…
Rank this Week: 987

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

Covers New York insurance coverage cases and issues. By Roy A. Mura.

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 822

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 465

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Harris County litigation frames debate over bail bill

    Harris County litigation frames debate over bail bill
    Grits remains excited about bail-reform legislation being promoted by Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller this session, and carried at the Lege by John Whitmire (SB 1338)…
  • Mar 26

    Creating new discretion for police to use deescalation method

    Creating new discretion for police to use deescalation method
    An excellent and necessary bill that's so far flown under the radar needs a quick referral and vote if it's going to pass this year. HB 3824, filed on the next to last day of bill filing by state Rep. Toni Rose, alters antiquated…
  • Mar 25

    The CCA, Judicial Activism, and Texas' Statutory Exclusionary Rule

    The CCA, Judicial Activism, and Texas' Statutory Exclusionary Rule
    One of my pet peeves with the Government-Always-Wins faction on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals - which in this instance carried with it most of the rest of the court - arose in a recent ruling on the Fourth Amendment and Texas'…
Rank this Week: 75