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Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 156

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

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

    Felony Elder Abuse Charges in Castro Valley Case

    Felony Elder Abuse Charges in Castro Valley Case
    Back in 2013, a number of elderly residents in a Castro Valley facility were abandoned, “left without proper staffing or care for two days,” according to a recent article in the San Jose Mercury News. Now, the owner and…
  • Mar 17

    Court Prohibits California Health Department from Hiding Nursing Home Citation

    Court Prohibits California Health Department from Hiding Nursing Home Citation
    Getting information about the details of a citation at a nursing home facility can be difficult. However, a new California Supreme Court Decision could change that. Learn more from the California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer blog.
  • Mar 11

    Sexual Abuse Reported at Nursing Home

    Sexual Abuse Reported at Nursing Home
    Elder abuse and neglect can include sexual assault. Learn more about one incident of sexual assault at a nursing home from the California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog.
Rank this Week: 821

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 26

    California's Stem Cell Directors Adjourn, More News Coming up Tomorrow

    California's Stem Cell Directors Adjourn, More News Coming up Tomorrow
    The directors of the California stem cell agency have adjourned their meeting in Berkeley. We do not expect additional stories today but will have more tomorrow including an update on the agency's search for a new home and an overview of the…
  • Mar 26

    $25 Million for Stem Cell Research Plus Sharp Criticism of California Stem Cell Board

    $25 Million for Stem Cell Research Plus Sharp Criticism of California Stem Cell Board
    The California stem cell agency today approved $25.2 million for preclinical research aimed at speeding development of therapies for afflictions that include arthritis, Alzheimer's and “bubble boy” syndrome. The action came during…
  • Mar 26

    California Stem Cell Awards $7.7 Million for Therapy to Alter Arthritis Progre

    California Stem Cell Awards $7.7 Million for Therapy to Alter Arthritis Progre
    The governing board of the California stem cell agency today approved $7.7 million to develop the first therapy that would alter the progression of osteoarthritis.The action came on a proposal by Daryll D’Lima of Scripps…
Rank this Week: 478

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Mar 26

    Too many marijuana candies and handgun make for suicidal mix in sad Colorado case

    Too many marijuana candies and handgun make for suicidal mix in sad Colorado case
    After three years of legalization and 15 months of recreational sales, there is now another sad case in which a premature death apparently can be closely connected to the consumption of edible marijuana. This local story, headlined…
  • Mar 26

    Comparing successful state recreational marijuana initiatives and Ohio proposal

    Comparing successful state recreational marijuana initiatives and Ohio proposal
    In addition to having a notable guest speaking in my marijuana law school seminar this week (basics here), and having one student do a presentation on drugged driving (basics here), another student this week is giving a presentation on…
  • Mar 24

    Basic readings concerning drugged driving realities and law

    Basic readings concerning drugged driving realities and law
    In addition to having a notable guest speaking in my marijuana law school seminar this week (basics here), we are starting a series of weeks in which students are to present to the class some readings and engage in discussion concerning the…
Rank this Week: 689

Copyfight

Copyfight

Covers the politics of IP.

http://copyfight.corante.com/
  • Mar 26

    How's that Kindle Daily Deal Working Out for You?

    How's that Kindle Daily Deal Working Out for You?
    If you're Jim Hines, apparently pretty well. Hines reports on the experience of having his Libromancer selected for the cut-price (USD 2) deal. He reports that the result was a surge in sales, a competitive price cut from other retailers,…
  • Mar 19

    Patreon Buys Subbable

    Patreon Buys Subbable
    If you're a Subbable supporter you've probably gotten several emails on this already - make sure they didn't go into your spam folder or something. It's interesting to me to see consolidation happening in this space. The two entities had…
  • Mar 8

    Intellectual Property is in Everything

    Intellectual Property is in Everything
    This time it's in combating climate change. There is an ongoing round-table debate taking place in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on the tension between the need to have global sharing of ideas for battling our carbon-binge-induced…
Rank this Week: 378

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 419

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, insurance and disability claims. By Goldfinger Personal Injury Law.

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

    Westerhof v. Gee Estate: A legal analysis of introducing expert evidence at trial

    Westerhof v. Gee Estate: A legal analysis of introducing expert evidence at trial
    This week the Ontario Court of Appeal released a much awaited decision in the case of Westerhof v. Gee Estate. The appeal raised the question of whether or not the Rules of Civil Procedure allowed only experts engaged by or on behalf of a…
  • Mar 17

    The things juries aren't told in car accident cases (Ontario)

    The things juries aren't told in car accident cases (Ontario)
    Only 1% of car accident cases go to trial. That means that 99% of car accident cases settle outside of the courtroom. There are many advantages to settlement. Certainly of the settlement and the lack of appeal rights of the parties to the…
  • Mar 12

    The little things insurance companies look at in car accident cases (Ontario)

    The little things insurance companies look at in car accident cases (Ontario)
    Clients frequently believe that because a car accident happened, and they're not at fault, that they're automatically entitled to compensation for pain and suffering. That might have been the case in the 1960's or 1970's during the…
Rank this Week: 648

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

Provides insight and commentary on aviation accidents and the law. By Danko Meredith.

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

    Compensating the Families of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525

    Compensating the Families of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525
     It looks as though the Germanwings first officer intentionally crashed the aircraft, killing all aboard.  Reporters are asking about the airline's obligation to provide the passengers' families monetary compensation.  Here are…
  • Mar 12

    Andreini Family Speaks Out

    Andreini Family Speaks Out
    The Andreini family gave their first interview since Eddie's death to KTVU's John Sasaki.  John asks us about the lawsuit we filed today against the United States Air Force.   
  • Mar 12

    Andreini Family Files Suit Against Air Force

    Andreini Family Files Suit Against Air Force
    Eddie Andreini's plane slid to a stop at show center and caught fire.  Eddie was trapped inside. The crowd watched, prayed, and waited for fire trucks to arrive. Some bystanders wanted to rush to the plane to help Eddie get out, but the…
Rank this Week: 502

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Mar 26

    Dept. of Ed. May Be Thawing on Release of List of Colleges on Heightened Monitoring Status List

    Dept. of Ed. May Be Thawing on Release of List of Colleges on Heightened Monitoring Status List
    President Obama's administration has taken a great interest in protecting Americans from predatory practices, as evinced by his planned remarks on predatory lenders today in Alabama. The Education Department (and the Justice Dept.) have been…
  • Mar 26

    Suspensions Down and School Safety Climate Up in Chicago Public School

    Suspensions Down and School Safety Climate Up in Chicago Public School
    The University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research has released its newest report on discipline in Chicago public schools. The reports are monitoring the efficacy of Chicago's move away from harsh discipline toward more…
  • Mar 25

    Local School Boards Sue Tennessee Over Underfunding

    Local School Boards Sue Tennessee Over Underfunding
    In a fourth challenge to Tennessee's school funding system, seven county boards of education sued the Governor and the State of Tennessee in Hamilton County Bd. of Educ. v. Haslam, filed on March 24. The plaintiffs are asking a state court to…
Rank this Week: 693

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Mar 26

    Morel Denied Attorneys’ Fees In Long-Running Suit Over Photos Lifted From Twitpic

    Morel Denied Attorneys’ Fees In Long-Running Suit Over Photos Lifted From Twitpic
    Daniel Morel uploaded iconic Haiti earthquake photos to Twitpic and shared them via Twitter. Getty Images and AFP republished the photos without permission, and Morel scored a big $1.2M verdict when the jury ruled in his favor. However, the…
  • Mar 25

    Online Dating App Grindr Isn’t Liable For Underage ‘Threesome’ (Forbes Cross-Post)

    Online Dating App Grindr Isn’t Liable For Underage ‘Threesome’ (Forbes Cross-Post)
    Many online dating services undertake some efforts to screen out dangerous or problematic members, but what should the law do if those screening efforts aren’t perfect? As a recent case involving Grindr shows, the answer is nothing.…
  • Mar 24

    Court Says Uber and Lyft Drivers May be Employee

    Court Says Uber and Lyft Drivers May be Employee
    Drivers for Uber and Lyft claimed they are employees, not independent contractors. Two different judges hearing these cases both held that factual questions preclude summary judgment in favor of Uber and Lyft. As Judge Chhabria, who is…
Rank this Week: 420

Austin Business Lawyer

Austin Business Lawyer

Commentary and information regarding the laws and regulations applicable to individuals, corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies (LLCs). By Gary L. Britt.

http://www.austinbusinesslawyer.info
  • Mar 26

    Ten Tax Tips For Farmers And Rancher

    Ten Tax Tips For Farmers And Rancher
    Farms include ranches, ranges and orchards. Some raise livestock, poultry or fish. Others grow fruits or vegetables.Individuals report their farm income on Schedule F, Profit or Loss From Farming.If you own a farm, here are 10 tax tips to…
  • Mar 26

    Register Now To Attend The Small Business Summit At The Shell Houston Open

    Register Now To Attend The Small Business Summit At The Shell Houston Open
    Learn how to successfully market your small business, at no cost to you.  Join the Houston District Office SBA partners: SCORE and SBDC, as they provide information to help you start and grow your small business.  Registration,…
  • Mar 26

    Top Eight Tax Tips About Deducting Charitable Contribution

    Top Eight Tax Tips About Deducting Charitable Contribution
    When you give a gift to charity that helps the lives of others in need. It may also help you at tax time.You may be able to claim the gift as a deduction that may lower your tax.Here are eight tax tips you should know about deducting your…
Rank this Week: 794

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 26

    Medina v. Chappell (9th Cir. - March 26, 2015)

    Medina v. Chappell (9th Cir. - March 26, 2015)
    This is --  unintentionally -- hilarious.  (Okay, maybe not hilarious.  But pretty funny/ironic.)Judge Wardlaw writes a 36-page, single-spaced opinion.  I read the whole thing, and am about to say something about it.You…
  • Mar 25

    People v. Velasco-Palacios (Cal. Ct. App. - March 23, 2015)

    People v. Velasco-Palacios (Cal. Ct. App. - March 23, 2015)
    I said last week that I might not have dismissed the indictment -- and let a (potentially) guilty person free -- based on the government misconduct in that case.  Unlike the Ninth Circuit.By contrast, here's a case where I think the…
  • Mar 24

    Watts v. Oak Shores Community Ass'n (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2015)

    Watts v. Oak Shores Community Ass'n (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2015)
    This is justice?!I'm not saying that Justice Gilbert's opinion is unambiguously wrong.  Maybe it even reaches the legally correct result.But the thing leaves an incredibly bad taste in my mouth.  If it's indeed the "right"…
Rank this Week: 578

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 26

    Privacy Critics Go 0-2 With Congress’ Cybersecurity Bill

    Privacy Critics Go 0-2 With Congress’ Cybersecurity Bill
    Over the last month, privacy advocates have slammed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, arguing that it’s surveillance legislation hidden in a security bill’s clothing. But those protests didn’t stop a Senate…
  • Mar 26

    Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk

    Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk
    Guests at hundreds of hotels around the world are susceptible to serious hacks because of routers that many hotel chains depend on for their Wi-Fi networks. Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the systems, which would allow an…
  • Mar 25

    NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to Learn Your Secret

    NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to Learn Your Secret
    When you're surveilling one person, the contents of conversations can be more important than metadata. But when you're surveilling an entire population, metadata is far more useful. The post NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to…
Rank this Week: 20

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Mar 26

    A New U.N. Champion for Privacy

    A New U.N. Champion for Privacy
    The U.N. Human Rights Council voted today to establish a watchdog to monitor the state of privacy rights worldwide. That watchdog, called a special rapporteur, was created by a consensus vote of all members of the council. That’s very…
  • Mar 26

    Half a Century Later, Mad Men's Peggy Olson Is Still Waiting for Paycheck Fairne

    Half a Century Later, Mad Men's Peggy Olson Is Still Waiting for Paycheck Fairne
    Despite the popularity of the show “Mad Men,” we are no longer living in the 1960s, but the current gender wage gap doesn’t reflect that. Ongoing wage inequity should be a thing that’s in the past. The persistent pay…
  • Mar 25

    Supreme Court Delivers Fairness to Pregnant Workers in UPS Case

    Supreme Court Delivers Fairness to Pregnant Workers in UPS Case
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an important ruling for pregnant workers in the case of Peggy Young, a UPS delivery driver who was forced on to unpaid leave after she became pregnant and was advised by her doctor not to lift more than…
Rank this Week: 54

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Mar 26

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse
    A scaffolding accident in the Charter Square building in Raleigh, North Carolina recently killed three construction workers and serious injured one other. Work accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins have decades of experience handling…
  • Mar 19

    Listeria Deaths Traced to Ice Cream

    Listeria Deaths Traced to Ice Cream
    A Listeria outbreak that has led to three deaths is being traced to ice creams produced at the Blue Bell Creamery in Texas. The deaths occurred at a hospital in Wichita, Kansas, where contaminated Blue Bell Creamery ice cream was served to…
  • Mar 17

    Veterans without Legal Protection Forced into Financial Frauds, Scheme

    Veterans without Legal Protection Forced into Financial Frauds, Scheme
    American military service members face a multitude of hurdles when they return home from duty: PTSD, acclimation back to daily life, familial issues, and finding adequate work, to name just a few. Lesser known are the financial struggles,…
Rank this Week: 155

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
Rank this Week: 809

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

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

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

    Zimmer Persona Recalls Knee Replacement Plate Has Been Recalled

    Zimmer Persona Recalls Knee Replacement Plate Has Been Recalled
    On March 12, Zimmer Persona recalled more than 11,600 of their personalized artificial knee component. The recall of these particular knee replacements primarily impacted all lots and size of the Zimmer Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates.…
  • Mar 25

    Drunk Driver Kills Woman in Farmers Branch, TX

    Drunk Driver Kills Woman in Farmers Branch, TX
    Last Friday night, at around 10:30, a woman was killed in a drunk driving car crash in Farmers Branch, Texas. The accident occurred at the intersection of Webb Chapel Road and Valwood Parkway. The woman, who has been identified as…
  • Mar 23

    For Many Doctors, Xarelto Not Worth the Cost and Side Effect

    For Many Doctors, Xarelto Not Worth the Cost and Side Effect
    When Xarelto was first introduced to the market, doctors were quick to prescribe the medication because unlike it's competition, warfarin, it didn't require as much subsequent monitoring by the prescribing doctor. Now, as more individuals…
Rank this Week: 430

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    Fair use quote of the day

    Fair use quote of the day
    Rigsby v. Erie Ins. Co., No. 14-cv-905 (W.D. Wis. Mar. 16, 2015): “It is difficult to imagine how it could not be fair use for an insurer to copy or distribute a photograph for the purpose of evaluating an insured’s…
  • Mar 26

    The cartoonist has no idea how fair use work

    The cartoonist has no idea how fair use work
    Story here.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Mar 26

    Reading list: Campbell at 21/Sony at 31

    Reading list: Campbell at 21/Sony at 31
    Jessica Litman, Campbell at 21/Sony at 31. As you'd expect, insightful and a pleasure to read. Extracts: When copyright lawyers gather to discuss fair use these days, the most common refrain is its alarming expansion. This distress about…
Rank this Week: 297

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Mar 26

    Lens on Stays Pending Appeal

    Lens on Stays Pending Appeal
    Jill Lens has posted on SSRN a draft of her article, Stays Pending Appeal: Why the Merits Should Not Matter, which will be published in the Florida State University Law Review. Here’s the abstract: In Nken v. Holder, the Supreme...
  • Mar 24

    SCOTUS Decision on Agency Determinations and Issue Preclusion

    SCOTUS Decision on Agency Determinations and Issue Preclusion
    Today the Supreme Court decided B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc., a case about the preclusive effect of determinations made by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) when reviewing trademark registrations. Writing for a…
  • Mar 23

    Advisory Committee Agenda Includes Class Action Amendment "Sketches," Loser-Pays Report

    Advisory Committee Agenda Includes Class Action Amendment "Sketches," Loser-Pays Report
    The Advisory Committee on Civil Rules has released the 640-page agenda for its April 9-10, 2015 meeting. The agenda includes many items that are of interest. The following is far from an exhaustive list: In the Draft Minutes for the...
Rank this Week: 795

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

Covers Class III weapons topics for all of the 50 states. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

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

    Can a Gun Trust have an FFL?

    Can a Gun Trust have an FFL?
    We often get asked questions about how and if a Gun Trust or another type of trust can own or obtain an FFL or C&R license.  A Trust is not a person under the GCA of 1968 and as such a Trust may not apply for or receive an FFL or…
  • Mar 25

    Hunting with Suppressors in Ohio now legal

    Hunting with Suppressors in Ohio now legal
    On March 23rd, Ohio repealed the prohibition on the use of legally possessed suppressors while hunting.  Ohio has become the 35th state to permit hunters to use legally possessed suppressors while hunting.  IN 2014 Alabama, Florida,…
  • Mar 25

    Invalid Gun Trust

    Invalid Gun Trust
    ATF has a history of approving Form 4 transfers to invalid trusts.  Today,  I received another example of an invalid trust that ATF had already approved a transfer for a suppressor.  As more people are learning about gun trust…
Rank this Week: 872

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Mar 26

    Outlook Email Archiving; Review of FileSafe; Rethinking Cost Recovery; Short Date

    Outlook Email Archiving; Review of FileSafe; Rethinking Cost Recovery; Short Date
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: Christian Onsager, How I Archive Client Email in Outlook James Springer, Review: FileSafe (Managed On-Premise Backups) Stephen Hayes, The Case Against Billing for Cost Recovery Fred…
  • Mar 25

    EstateExec: Read Our Exclusive Report

    EstateExec: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire covers a cloud application for estate settlements that all concerned can access (see article below), an iOS email app that intelligently processes your messages, another iOS email app that transforms email…
  • Mar 23

    Review of Zagg Pocket Mobile Keyboard Plus 56 More Must-Read

    Review of Zagg Pocket Mobile Keyboard Plus 56 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 57 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
Rank this Week: 179

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

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

    Made In China?

    Made In China?
      Before you read this post, take a moment to look at the back of your computer monitor or handheld device. Do you see a tag that states “Made in China?” My computer monitor does; my iPhone states it a little differently as…
  • Mar 25

    China Bank Technology Rules, Part 2: Go Local Or Go Home

    China Bank Technology Rules, Part 2: Go Local Or Go Home
    In my post last week, China Bank Technology Rules: Not the Same Old Thing, I said I would come back here with a solution to this bank software mess. How should U.S., European and Japanese bank software developers deal with this…
  • Mar 24

    How To Form A China WFOE: The Initial Information Required

    How To Form A China WFOE: The Initial Information Required
    Just cc’ed on an email from one of our China lawyers to a new client for whom we have been retained to form a China Wholly Foreign Owned Entity, or WFOE. One of the things that so often surprises American companies is how difficult it…
Rank this Week: 406

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Mar 26

    New York Based Brokerage Firm Charged in Investment Fraud

    New York Based Brokerage Firm Charged in Investment Fraud
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Brookville Capital Partners LLC, a registered brokerage firm based in New York, was charged by FINRA with investment fraud in connection with sales of a private placement offering. FINRA…
  • Mar 25

    Former UBS Broker Pleads Guilty to $1 Million Securities Fraud

    Former UBS Broker Pleads Guilty to $1 Million Securities Fraud
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Khawaja Saud Masud, a former UBS broker from New Jersey pled guilty for stealing over $1 million from a retired pediatrician and his wife by fraudulently soliciting them to invest in his…
  • Mar 19

    California Based RIA Charged in Ponzi Scheme

    California Based RIA Charged in Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The SEC has barred a California-based RIA from the industry after the firm was charged with misleading investors - including falsely claiming that its fund was “SEC…
Rank this Week: 173

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 433

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 608

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 26

    Erasing Adolescence

    Erasing Adolescence
    One of the urban legends of childhood is that individuals get a fresh start when they turn 18. Of course, like many urban legends, it's not entirely false. Policies linked to this fresh start include a separate juvenile court that offers…
  • Mar 26

    Narrowing During Oral Argument in Caulkett

    Narrowing During Oral Argument in Caulkett
    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard argument in Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, which substantially concerned the viability of the 1992 precedent Dewsnup v. Timm. The resulting conversation ranged far and wide on the subject of precedent,…
  • Mar 26

    The surprise in the Bergdahl charge

    The surprise in the Bergdahl charge
    Yesterday, the Army formally charged Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl for leaving his outpost in Afghanistan (here is a link to the press conference, h/t CAAFLog). Shortly after he left, he was captured by the Taliban and spent five years in captivity…
Rank this Week: 64

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Mar 26

    Tax Time – Researching State and Federal Tax Policy

    Tax Time – Researching State and Federal Tax Policy
    Founded in 1937, the Tax Foundation is an independent tax policy think-tank based in Washington, D.C. It is organized into the Center for Federal Tax Policy, the Center for State Tax Policy, and the Center for Legal Reform. The Tax…
  • Mar 25

    Citing to Wikipedia in Legal Scholarship

    Citing to Wikipedia in Legal Scholarship
    Should you cite to Wikipedia in a law review article or note? How often do authors do this? In a recent article in Canadian Law Library Review, Rex Shoyama examines Wikipedia citation in Canadian law journal and law review articles and draws…
  • Mar 24

    Professor Eric T. Freyfogle – Cleveland-Marshall Visiting Scholar

    Professor Eric T. Freyfogle – Cleveland-Marshall Visiting Scholar
    On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015, 5pm-6pm, Professor Eric T. Freyfogle will present the Cleveland-Marshall Visiting Scholar lecture “The Next 250 Years.”  America’s long embrace of individual liberty and equality has…
Rank this Week: 162

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

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

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On March 25, 2015

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On March 25, 2015
    On Wednesday (March 25, 2015) there were numerous Lake County, Illinois vehicle accidents as well as traffic hazards. Listed below are various Lake County vehicle accidents and traffic safety hazards that happened on March 25, 2015.…
  • Mar 19

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On March 18, 2015

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On March 18, 2015
    On Wednesday (March 18, 2015) there were numerous Lake County, Illinois car accidents as well as other types of vehicle accidents.   As well, assorted traffic hazards were presented. Below are various Lake County vehicle accidents…
  • Mar 18

    The Start Of Lake County Bicycling Season

    The Start Of Lake County Bicycling Season
    In the months of March, April, and May, often (depending upon the weather) more people will become active in bicycling in Lake County. There are many factors that bicyclists should consider, especially in the early part of the bicycling…
Rank this Week: 416

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 641

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Mar 26

    Traffic Violations can Drastically Increase Insurance Premium

    Traffic Violations can Drastically Increase Insurance Premium
    Most drivers understand that violating traffic laws can result in citations from law enforcement, the consequences of which typically include monetary penalties and potential suspension of driving privileges. More serious offenses, such as…
  • Mar 19

    Concealed Carry Law: What to Disclose during a Traffic Stop

    Concealed Carry Law: What to Disclose during a Traffic Stop
    Nearly two years ago, the Illinois became the last state in the country to enact a concealed carry law, which permits appropriately licensed residents to carry a concealed firearm within the state. Enacted in 2013 and taking effect in 2014,…
  • Mar 12

    Self Checkouts and Price Switching

    Self Checkouts and Price Switching
    Do-it-yourself checkout lanes are becoming increasingly common in grocery stores and retail centers throughout the country. Self checkout systems allow for retailers to maintain more open checkout lines while efficiently managing staff and…
Rank this Week: 678

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Mar 26

    Minnesota Driver and Passenger Both Earn DUI

    Minnesota Driver and Passenger Both Earn DUI
    A driver and a passenger in Lino Lakes both earned DUIs last month after trying to pull the old driver switcheroo. According to the police report, a gas station employee phoned authorities after witnessing a vehicle sideswipe a poll and hit a…
  • Mar 25

    Are March Madness Pools Legal?

    Are March Madness Pools Legal?
    If you’re like most red-blooded Americans, you filled out a bracket for the NCAA tournament. Maybe you just like to fill a bracket out for fun, but odds are you’re in a pool with friends or co-workers that has a little bit of…
  • Mar 24

    Mankato Pair Butt Dial Police During Robbery

    Mankato Pair Butt Dial Police During Robbery
    A pair of would-be robbers tipped police off to their activities last Thursday when one of them accidentally butt dialed the cops mid-heist. According to the police report, a 911 dispatcher in Blue Earth County received a call from a cell…
Rank this Week: 707

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

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

    Let’s Talk InFuse

    Let’s Talk InFuse
                This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog only.            The InFuse litigation has certainly given us…
  • Mar 25

    Pruning 'Expert' Opinions on Risk-Benefit and Corporate Knowledge

    Pruning 'Expert' Opinions on Risk-Benefit and Corporate Knowledge
    “Ignorance is like a delicate fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone.”  - Oscar Wilde   March 25 is a significant day in legal history.  On this date in 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York City caught…
  • Mar 24

    New Jersey Casts a Broader Net (Opinion Rule)

    New Jersey Casts a Broader Net (Opinion Rule)
    It wasn’t too long ago that, down the shore, New Jersey hosted one of the most notorious litigation hellholes in the country.  That’s not the case anymore, as the current (2014-15) ATRA Judicial Hellholes report explains in a…
Rank this Week: 265

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Mar 26

    Mobilegeddon: The Countdown Is On

    Mobilegeddon: The Countdown Is On
    “Make it mobile-friendly” has been the mantra in web development for the last many years, but now Google is making it official. The search engine has announced that as of April 21 (a.k.a. Mobilegeddon), they’ll use…
  • Mar 12

    Lawblogs.ca Breaks 500!

    Lawblogs.ca Breaks 500!
    Since our last lawblogs.ca update we’ve now hit a pretty major milestone — there are now slightly over 500 blogs listed in the Canadian Law Blogs Directory! Some of these blogs are relatively new, while others are just new to…
  • Feb 28

    Stem Client Roundup for February 2015

    Stem Client Roundup for February 2015
    February is short, yet somehow our clients manage to pack as much into it as any other month! Here’s a look at what Stem clients were up to this past month: BC legal support services provider Dye & Durham held …
Rank this Week: 616

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

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

    US Supreme Court Rules That Employers Have a Duty to Accommodate Pregnant Employee

    US Supreme Court Rules That Employers Have a Duty to Accommodate Pregnant Employee
    The US Supreme Court on March 25, 2015 decided the case of Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.(UPS).  The issue in the case was whether, and in what circumstances, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e(k),…
  • Mar 9

    New Massachusetts Parental Leave Act Expands Current Maternity Leave Law

    New Massachusetts Parental Leave Act Expands Current Maternity Leave Law
    In one of his last official acts as governor, Deval Patrick signed into law the new Massachusetts Parental Leave Act.  The new law, which goes into effect on April 7, 2015, expands the current Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act to cover…
  • Dec 30

    Equal Pay Law Change and New Mandatory Poster in Effect January 1, 2015

    Equal Pay Law Change and New Mandatory Poster in Effect January 1, 2015
    As discussed by Nicholas Casolaro in his blog post from August, the NH law which goes into effect January 1st relative to equal pay prevents employers from discriminating between employees on the basis of sex by paying employees of one sex at…
Rank this Week: 690

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Mar 26

    Young v. UPS Musings and an Open Thread

    Young v. UPS Musings and an Open Thread
    As we all know by now, the Supreme Court issued its decision yesterday in Young v. UPS, which resulted in a 6-3 victory for the plaintiff. Congratulations to friend-of-blog Sam Bagenstos, who was closely involved in the case and provided...
  • Mar 25

    Young v. UPS: SCOTUS Interprets the PDA

    Young v. UPS: SCOTUS Interprets the PDA
    The Supreme Court issued an opinion today in Young v. UPS, a case concerning whether a pregnant woman denied a light duty accommodation under a policy that accommodated injuries caused on the job with light duty assignments, but did not...
  • Mar 21

    Bernt on Crowd Work and Volunteerism

    Bernt on Crowd Work and Volunteerism
    Lisa Bernt (Visiting scholar, Northeastern) has just posted on SSRN her very interesting piece, "Suppressing the Mischief: New Work, Old Problems". This article was part of a symposium issue, "Employed or Just Working?:…
Rank this Week: 228

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 194

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 26

    South Carolina Alimony

    South Carolina Alimony
    From Cheraw Chronicle: In South Carolina, the topic of alimony is heating up as the state’s alimony laws are being challenged by South Carolina Alimony Reform, an organization formed in 2011 and led by Wyman Oxner, an Orangeburg resident…
  • Mar 25

    FL Alimony

    FL Alimony
    From Sun Sentinel: Legislation that would end permanent alimony in Florida also would let people reduce their payments after retiring. House and Senate versions of the bill were filed late Tuesday to overhaul Florida's alimony system and, for…
  • Mar 24

    ICWA

    ICWA
    From Indian Country Today Media Network: On Tuesday, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs has published revised, sweeping new guidelines to ensure the rights and protections of…
Rank this Week: 354

Ken Allen Law Blog

Ken Allen Law Blog

Covers personal injury, work-related injuries and wrongful death.

http://www.kenallenlaw.com/injuryblog/
  • Mar 26

    Concussions Are Serious Danger for Girls’ Soccer: 2nd Only to Football in Student Head Injury Risk

    Concussions Are Serious Danger for Girls’ Soccer: 2nd Only to Football in Student Head Injury Risk
    Ask most folk around our area about concussions, and you’ll probably hear talk about the NFL Concussion Settlement or maybe parents worried about whether or not their kids should play school football. However, what many may not realize…
  • Mar 24

    Tires Cause Crashes: Air Pressure and Under-Inflated Tires are Dangerou

    Tires Cause Crashes: Air Pressure and Under-Inflated Tires are Dangerou
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a new federal agency rule regarding Tire Pressure Warnings — which apparently took awhile to get passed and published. An earlier version of the federal rule was challenged in a…
  • Mar 19

    CDC Confirms: Crashes are the Number One Killer of Truck Drivers in the US

    CDC Confirms: Crashes are the Number One Killer of Truck Drivers in the US
    We monitor the risks and dangers of driving on roads in Indiana and Illinois as well as the rest of the country, from riding in buses (see Tuesday’s post) to walking along the road as a pedestrian, to driving in cars, sedans, minivans,…
Rank this Week: 728

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Mar 26

    Medicaid Lien Tweaking: Can it Now be Done?

    Medicaid Lien Tweaking: Can it Now be Done?
    Every lawyer doing personal injury work has on occasion had to deal with an injured Medicaid insured and the ensuing Medicaid lien. Until recently, there was no real way to tweak a settlement agreement such that the lien would be as little as…
  • Mar 25

    Are The Rules Of The Road The Same On Water?

    Are The Rules Of The Road The Same On Water?
    We are all familiar with the rules of the road on land. It’s that handbook you get in drivers education.  However, I am surprised to discover how many boaters are not familiar with the rules of the road on the water.  Just…
  • Mar 24

    3 Rights That Every Florida Motorcyclist Needs To Know

    3 Rights That Every Florida Motorcyclist Needs To Know
    We live in a beautiful state for motorcycle riding.  The weather is clear and perfect most of the year.  Winter especially is a fine time to ride a bike in Florida.  You can go from Key West to the Panhandle and find gorgeous…
Rank this Week: 947

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 51

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 26

    Work-Related Head Injuries and Concussion

    Work-Related Head Injuries and Concussion
    A head injury is one of the most serious types of workplace injuries. Most work-related head injuries result from slip and fall accidents, falling objects, motor vehicle accidents, and defective and dangerous equipment. A worker who has…
  • Mar 24

    The Most Common Causes of Work-Related Injurie

    The Most Common Causes of Work-Related Injurie
    Are you at risk for a work-related injury? Every employee is entitled to a safe workplace, but unfortunately, some employers fail to adhere to workplace safety norms. As a result, many workers are injured every year. Almost…
  • Mar 23

    Exposure to Chemicals on the Job

    Exposure to Chemicals on the Job
    If you have sustained injuries resulting from a chemical exposure while on the job, there are two options for you. Chemical exposure can occur in any employment situation. Workers in factories handling chemicals and other dangerous…
Rank this Week: 789

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

Highlighting recent and noteworthy developments in cases and regulations on wage and hour laws that affect large and small businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 26

    New Jersey Missclassification Wage and Hour Suit

    New Jersey Missclassification Wage and Hour Suit
    An interesting case coming out of New Jersey… We often blog about “misclassification” which is a laconic way of referring to the misclassification of employees as something other than employees, such as independent…
  • Mar 23

    Supreme Court Sides with USDOL on Its Right To Issue New Guidance on Exempt Status of Mortgage Broker

    Supreme Court Sides with USDOL on Its Right To Issue New Guidance on Exempt Status of Mortgage Broker
    I have followed this protracted saga for years, since I wrote an article for the Banking Law Journal in 2001 on the issue of exempt status of mortgage brokers.  Then, in 2010, the US Department of Labor issued a “white paper”…
  • Mar 11

    Payless Shoes Settles Another FLSA Executive Exemption Misclassification Suit

    Payless Shoes Settles Another FLSA Executive Exemption Misclassification Suit
    On the crest of the FLSA collective action wave that has swept the nation in recent years is the never-ending parade of exemption misclassification cases targeting Manager/Assistant Manager positions.  In yet another iteration of this…
Rank this Week: 446

Givner & Kaye Blog

Givner & Kaye Blog

Covers estate and tax planning.

http://www.givnerkaye.com/blog/
  • Mar 26

    IRS Drops Penalty Against Marijuana Company For Not Filing Electronically

    IRS Drops Penalty Against Marijuana Company For Not Filing Electronically
    In a settlement reached with the Internal Revenue Service, a Colorado medical marijuana dispensary will not have to pay a penalty for failing to pay certain taxes electronically. The dispensary, Allgreens LLC, failed to pay employee…
  • Mar 5

    IRS Declines to Further Define “Willful” vs. “Non-Willful”

    IRS Declines to Further Define “Willful” vs. “Non-Willful”
    During a February 24 webcast hosted by the American Bar Association, an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official declined to provide further definition on “willful” versus “non-willful” behavior for taxpayers hoping to…
  • Feb 26

    Protect Your Assets with a Private Retirement Plan

    Protect Your Assets with a Private Retirement Plan
    The following post was taken from our February 2015 newsletter. Click here to subscribe to our monthly newsletter. Most people will not spend a penny today to put a hurdle between their valuable assets and some currently unknown, but…
Rank this Week: 234

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 30

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

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

    Fasten Your Seatbelts and Enjoy the Ride: the 2015 Edition of Cal-Peculiarities is Coming Soon!

    Fasten Your Seatbelts and Enjoy the Ride: the 2015 Edition of Cal-Peculiarities is Coming Soon!
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPAs loyal Cal Pecs Blog readers, you probably know of our signature book Cal-Peculiarities: How California Employment Law Is Different, which we update on an annual basis.  The 2015 edition will be ready…
  • Mar 19

    How Do We Treat the Leased Among Us? New Law on Joint Liability With Labor Contractor

    How Do We Treat the Leased Among Us? New Law on Joint Liability With Labor Contractor
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPBy Laura Maechtlen and Dana Howells As of January 1, 2015, new California Labor Code section 2810.3 requires a “client employer” to share civil liability with “labor contractors” (aka…
  • Mar 12

    A One-Two Punch: New CFRA Regs and Abusive Conduct Training

    A One-Two Punch: New CFRA Regs and Abusive Conduct Training
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPBy Dana Peterson Breaking News: New CFRA regulations will take effect July 1, 2015. Mandatory paid sick leave will not be the only new rule affecting California employers this summer. Also effective on July 1…
Rank this Week: 681