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Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
Rank this Week: 286

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 861

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Suspect Who Injured Police Officer During Traffic Stop Facing Criminal Charge

    Suspect Who Injured Police Officer During Traffic Stop Facing Criminal Charge
    On Friday January 23, a 55-year-old man allegedly shot a Flint Township police officer after he was stopped for a traffic violation. That man, who has not been named pending his arraignment, is now facing charges of resisting and obstructing…
  • Jan 28

    Georgia Drug Bust Nets Two Arrests, Third Suspect Being Sought by Authoritie

    Georgia Drug Bust Nets Two Arrests, Third Suspect Being Sought by Authoritie
    On Saturday January 24, a drug bust in Ivey located in Wilkinson County, GA resulted in the arrest of two individuals, 32-year-old Amanda Helms, and 57-year-old Herman Bill Hendricks, Helms’s uncle, according to a news article at…
  • Jan 26

    Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson Arrested for DUI, Apologized to Team

    Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson Arrested for DUI, Apologized to Team
    On Friday, January 24, Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Denver police said the starting point guard was pulled over after an officer noticed Lawson driving “fast and carelessly.” While the team had…
Rank this Week: 281

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jan 29

    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?

    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?
    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?Believe it or not, this answer will depend on you!  You are going to have a case and you will hire an attorney to represent you on it. That attorney will put forth all the effort in a pre-suit…
  • Jan 28

    The Irony of Claiming PIP Fraud By Florida PIP Insurer

    The Irony of Claiming PIP Fraud By Florida PIP Insurer
    There have been many recent changes in Florida’s Personal injury protection (PIP) statute thanks to the lobbying efforts of Florida PIP Insurers.  These changes have severely limited injured people’s rights to health care…
  • Jan 27

    Is a Public Records Request Scam Hurting Your Private Company?

    Is a Public Records Request Scam Hurting Your Private Company?
    Are you a private business owner who occasionally does work for government agencies? You should be aware of an ongoing lawsuit scam that involves Florida laws on public records. Chapter 119, Florida statutes is Florida’s Public Records…
Rank this Week: 490

Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

Covers Alabama divorce and family law issues. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.birminghamdivorceblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    In re Marriage of Gust: Spousal Support Termination

    In re Marriage of Gust: Spousal Support Termination
    In re Marriage of Gust, a spousal support appeal from the Supreme Court of Iowa, involved husband who was ordered pay $1,400 per month in spousal support (alimony) beginning upon dissolution of marriage.  Once child support payments…
  • Jan 26

    Parisi v. Parisi: Alimony Payment and Contempt of Court

    Parisi v. Parisi: Alimony Payment and Contempt of Court
    Parisi v. Parisi, a case from the Connecticut Supreme Court involved husband and wife whose marriage was dissolved on November 19, 2010. When their marriage was dissolved, trial court incorporated a separation agreement into its divorce…
  • Nov 28

    Divorcing Quietly, Wealthy or Not

    Divorcing Quietly, Wealthy or Not
    High-asset divorces are likely to make national headlines, but even average-income Americans can benefit from a “quiet divorce.” Keeping your divorce private and handling disputes discretely can help prevent wreaking havoc on your…
Rank this Week: 663

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jan 29

    “No Fast Lanes and Slow Lanes”: CRTC Rules Bell’s Mobile TV Service Violates Telecommunications Act

    “No Fast Lanes and Slow Lanes”: CRTC Rules Bell’s Mobile TV Service Violates Telecommunications Act
    The CRTC has issued a major new decision with implications for net neutrality, ruling that Bell and Videotron violated the Telecommunications Act by granting their own wireless television services an undue preference by exempting them from…
  • Jan 27

    Is the Digital Taxman Headed to Canada?

    Is the Digital Taxman Headed to Canada?
    While some of these claims stem from the ongoing fear of marketplace disruption from Netflix, the tax fairness argument is a good one. In fact, many other countries or tax jurisdictions have either instituted sales taxes on foreign digital…
  • Jan 27

    Is the Digital Taxman Headed to Canada?

    Is the Digital Taxman Headed to Canada?
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on January 24, 2015 as Is the Digital Taxman Headed to Canada? As e-commerce and online digital services command a growing share of the market, it comes as little surprise to find the government angling to claim…
Rank this Week: 253

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: 255

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Catastrophic DUI Accidents – Is the Bar or Restaurant Liable for Injuries Caused by Its Patrons?

    Catastrophic DUI Accidents – Is the Bar or Restaurant Liable for Injuries Caused by Its Patrons?
    This tragic injury story happens all too often in South Florida: Someone is served alcohol, gets drunk, drives, and kills or injures someone on the road. We all know this kind of behavior is illegal. But often the question becomes what…
  • Jan 23

    New Case Shows Judicial Neutrality Matter

    New Case Shows Judicial Neutrality Matter
    There are certain beliefs that we have about American justice that are crucial to an effective court system. One such belief is in the neutrality of our judges. That our judges will see our case impartially, without interference from public…
  • Jan 21

    Crime Within the Family

    Crime Within the Family
    By now most of our readers should know that where a crime is committed, there may also be an avenue for civil recovery, by suing the wrongdoer for damages. A recent case provides an interesting analysis as to what happens when a family member…
Rank this Week: 688

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

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

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Jan 29

    OSC issues IFRS tip sheet for investment fund

    OSC issues IFRS tip sheet for investment fund
    Darin Renton -  On January 23, the OSC's Investment Funds and Structured Products Branch released a tip sheet to assist investment funds in completing their first IFRS annual statements. The guidance specifically discusses required…
  • Jan 23

    TSX proposes additional listing exemptions for interlisted issuer

    TSX proposes additional listing exemptions for interlisted issuer
    Jonah Mann -  The Toronto Stock Exchange yesterday proposed amendments to its Company Manual that would adopt a broader deference model in respect of certain exchange requirements where an interlisted issuer is subject to the…
  • Jan 23

    Regulators adopt changes to CRM2 project

    Regulators adopt changes to CRM2 project
    Earlier this week, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada announced that Phase 2 of its Client Relationship Model amendments (CRM2) have been approved by the applicable securities regulatory authorities and will come…
Rank this Week: 211

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 199

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Questions for your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney

    Questions for your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    If you make the decision to meet with a Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney, it is safe to say that you are at least considering the idea of filing. You are not obligated to move forward, but at the very least you will find yourself learning more…
  • Jan 29

    Foreclosure Timeline in Philadelphia Explained

    Foreclosure Timeline in Philadelphia Explained
    Foreclosure Timeline in Philadelphia Explained from David M. Offen As a borrower, if you miss one mortgage payment your lender will not start the foreclosure process. Learn more about Foreclosure Timeline in Philadelphia  in this…
  • Jan 27

    Factors Against Filing for Bankruptcy

    Factors Against Filing for Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy may be more common in the United States than you have come to realize, but this doesn’t mean it is your only option if you find yourself in a bad financial position. There is no denying the benefits of bankruptcy, such as the…
Rank this Week: 696

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Jan 29

    Who should we trust?

    Who should we trust?
    A recent discussion on an e-mail list, about university open access policies, raised the issue of trust.  The participants correctly noted how important it is that there be some level of trust between faculty, administrators and the…
  • Jan 5

    After another defeat, what will GSU publishers do in 2015?

    After another defeat, what will GSU publishers do in 2015?
    Back in October the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling in the Georgia State copyright infringement suit brought by three publishers and the Copyright Clearance Center to try to end reliance on fair use for course readings that…
  • Jan 2

    Does copyright provide shade against Sunshine laws?

    Does copyright provide shade against Sunshine laws?
    There are many situations in which the application of fair use is vitally important.  Educational uses are paramount, of course, and the law of fair use was clearly written with them in mind.  But right up at the top of the list,…
Rank this Week: 282

Federal Bar Association - New…

Federal Bar Association - New Orleans Chapter

Lists bar association news and events.

http://nofba.org/
  • Jan 29

    Human Trafficking Seminar & CLE on February 26, 2015

    Human Trafficking Seminar & CLE on February 26, 2015
    Human trafficking is a crisis with both global and local implications. Join the Younger Lawyers Division of the New Orleans Federal Bar Association, Eden House, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana for a…
  • Jan 22

    LUNCH WITH THE COURT ON JANUARY 29, 2015 – JUDGE JOSEPH C. WILKINSON, JR.

    LUNCH WITH THE COURT ON JANUARY 29, 2015 – JUDGE JOSEPH C. WILKINSON, JR.
    The next Lunch With the Court will be held on January 29th at 12 noon with Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr. of the Eastern District of Louisiana. The lunch, which is arranged by the Younger Lawyers Division of the Federal Bar…
  • Jan 18

    OPEN HOUSE AT ATTORNEY CONFERENCE CENTER — JAN. 21, 2-5:30 P.M.

    OPEN HOUSE AT ATTORNEY CONFERENCE CENTER — JAN. 21, 2-5:30 P.M.
    The Federal Bar Association – New Orleans Chapter is pleased to announce that the Michaelle Pitard Wynne Attorney Conference Center has moved to its new location on the second floor of the Hale Boggs Federal Building. Join the FBA for…
Rank this Week: 817

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
Rank this Week: 261

Rush On Business

Rush On Business

Covers business litigation, employment law, franchise law, incorporation and starting a business. By Rush Nigut.

http://www.rushonbusiness.com/
  • Jan 29

    Business Owners: Don’t Neglect Succession Planning

    Business Owners: Don’t Neglect Succession Planning
    All too often business owners neglect succession planning. In fact, according to a recent Inc Magazine article and Deloitte survey on the topic, 90 percent of business leaders recognize the success of their company depends on effective…
  • Jan 28

    20 Franchise Trends from Industry News Source

    20 Franchise Trends from Industry News Source
    Franchise Times has an interesting article on 20 to Watch: franchise trendsetters in 2015. One of the more interesting items to me was No. 18 – So Sue Me. Apparently one enterprising insurance executive has set up a suite of insurance…
  • Dec 2

    Iowa Specialty Business Court Off to Good Start

    Iowa Specialty Business Court Off to Good Start
    Back in January of 2013 I shared that the Iowa Supreme Court began a new specialty court for business cases. According to a recent article from the Des Moines Business Record it sounds as though the court is off to a good start.…
Rank this Week: 153

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Jan 29

    Changing Rhetorics of Copyright

    Changing Rhetorics of Copyright
    People with a taste for the finer details of copyright law pay attention to the language in notices of claimed copyright, the rhetoric of claims to enforce software licenses and the night. Book publishers, for example, routinely insert…
  • Jan 26

    In Pittsburgh: Kevin Sousa is Right!

    In Pittsburgh: Kevin Sousa is Right!
    Kevin Sousa, Pittsburgh chef and entrepreneur extraordinaire, has a plan to rescue the Pittsburgh region’s signature communal failure, Braddock, Pennsylvania, by opening a high-end restaurant there. It will be an unusual restaurant,…
  • Jan 12

    Fun with Zombie

    Fun with Zombie
    I have a new post up at JOTWELL, reviewing a forthcoming piece by Julie Cohen on the zombification of the First Amendment.  That doesn’t sound like cyberlaw, but it is. Here is the link.  The title is an homage to Night of the…
Rank this Week: 252

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 29

    Implementing Safety Training Guidelines in The Workplace

    Implementing Safety Training Guidelines in The Workplace
    The responsibilities that come with running a company are endless.  These duties include budgeting, human resource decision and making a profit.  Due to all of these demands, the goal of work environment safety must never get…
  • Jan 29

    Illinois Employer Cited, Worker Dies on Job

    Illinois Employer Cited, Worker Dies on Job
    The death of a worker has led to more than a dozen of citations against an Illinois employer.   A U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation recently found that Environmental Remediation and…
  • Jan 28

    Five Foods To Forego…Everyday Choices Pose Health Concern

    Five Foods To Forego…Everyday Choices Pose Health Concern
    Experts frequently remind us that fresh fruits and vegetables, especially those that come in rich, vibrant colors, should hold a valued position on our tables at meal time. These foods contain nutrients that are known to stave off serious,…
Rank this Week: 173

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Food Safety Speeches for the Coming Week

    Food Safety Speeches for the Coming Week
    Next week I will be in Miami as the Keynote Speaker at the Inter-American Law Review Symposium and then to Las Vegas to be on a panel to discuss food... Continue Reading
  • Jan 28

    A Single Food Safety Agency – Has Its Time Come?

    A Single Food Safety Agency – Has Its Time Come?
    I listened in on the press conference today held by U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) who today introduced the Safe Food Act of 2015,... Continue Reading
  • Jan 28

    Boneless Beef Trim Recalled Over E. coli Fear

    Boneless Beef Trim Recalled Over E. coli Fear
    Washington Beef, LLC, a Toppenish, Wash., establishment, is recalling 1,620 pounds of boneless  beef trim product that may be contaminated with  E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 22

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jan 29

    Euthanasia under Israeli Law

    Euthanasia under Israeli Law
    For some time now, I have been interested in the subject of medical ethics. With the development of science and technology, it is now possible to create life where it was once impossible. We are certainly…
  • Jan 28

    Shelf Improvement: Tips for Improving Your Writing and De-stressing at Your Desk

    Shelf Improvement: Tips for Improving Your Writing and De-stressing at Your Desk
    January is traditionally the time when a large number of people take stock of their activities from the previous year and vow to make changes in their lives. They work to quit old habits or adopt new ones. Recently two new books crossed my…
  • Jan 27

    FALQs: Cuban Legal System

    FALQs: Cuban Legal System
    The following is a guest post by Gustavo Guerra, a foreign law specialist covering a number of Spanish-speaking jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress.  It is the second post in our “Frequently Asked Legal Questions”…
Rank this Week: 432

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    New Web Service Serves as ‘Ethics ER’ for Lawyer

    New Web Service Serves as ‘Ethics ER’ for Lawyer
    A former American Bar Association ethics lawyer has launched a web service that serves as an “emergency room” for lawyers who need immediate assistance with legal ethics issues. The site, ER for Lawyers, provides ethics research…
  • Jan 28

    How Small Firms Are Using Big Data Technology Tool

    How Small Firms Are Using Big Data Technology Tool
    You probably think of big data as something only big firms deal with. Increasingly, however, technology is enabling smaller firms to make use of big data. In the latest issue of the ABA Journal, I have an article that looks at two examples of…
  • Jan 27

    ‘Firm Central’ Updates Include Two-Way Sync, Custom Deadlines, Versioning and Client Portal

    ‘Firm Central’ Updates Include Two-Way Sync, Custom Deadlines, Versioning and Client Portal
    When last I checked in on Firm Central, the cloud-based practice management platform from Thomson Reuters, it had just added rules-based court calendaring through the Deadline Assistant add-on module. In the months since, several other…
Rank this Week: 438

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    China’s Film Industry Getting More Industrial

    China’s Film Industry Getting More Industrial
    China Economic Review editor Hudson Lockett interviewed our Beijing-based entertainment lawyer, Mathew Alderson, for his story 2014: The year China’s film industry got more industrial. Mr. Lockett was interested in some of the…
  • Jan 28

    China Payment Terms: Some Tricks Of The Trade

    China Payment Terms: Some Tricks Of The Trade
    Whenever one of our China attorneys is retained to represent a client providing goods or services to China, we start by asking about the terms of payment. If the Chinese side is going to pay our client the full amount upfront, the contract…
  • Jan 27

    China In Columbus, Ohio

    China In Columbus, Ohio
    When I spoke in Ohio last year at a China function, I met Eric McGraw of Laonei Global Trade Consulting. Eric lived in China for seven years and he is now based in Columbus, Ohio, where he and his company help American companies navigate…
Rank this Week: 86

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Jan 29

    Golf and the romance of pre-urbanized society: Part 4, Total consciousne

    Golf and the romance of pre-urbanized society: Part 4, Total consciousne
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 3 and the preceding Part 1 and Part 2.] By: David A. Smith I’m not feeling very well – I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course. Groucho Marx Dino, Der Bingle, and Groucho on…
  • Jan 28

    Golf and the romance of pre-urbanized society: Part 3, The infallible test

    Golf and the romance of pre-urbanized society: Part 3, The infallible test
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Golf … is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball…
  • Jan 27

    Golf and the romance of pre-urbanized society: Part 2, One vast golf course

    Golf and the romance of pre-urbanized society: Part 2, One vast golf course
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.] By: David A. Smith I like going there for golf. America’s one vast golf course these days. Edward VIII Better than playing well is looking good Yesterday’s post teed off our examination…
Rank this Week: 917

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Jan 29

    Life Insurance for People Who Hate Needle

    Life Insurance for People Who Hate Needle
    Life insurance up to $1 million is available without having to get jabbed with a needle to draw your blood or submit a urine specimen. This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for the full content which includes a library of…
  • Jan 25

    IRS is Hard Boiled on Poached "Eggs Fu Young"

    IRS is Hard Boiled on Poached "Eggs Fu Young"
    Compensation for pain and suffering resulting from the consensual performance of a service contract is not “damages” under I.R.C. section 104(a)(2) and must be included in gross income This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Jan 23

    Cash in Your Structured Settlement So You Can Enjoy Your Weekend?

    Cash in Your Structured Settlement So You Can Enjoy Your Weekend?
    So you get some tender vittles in your wallet, but it's not for going out and joining everyone who is "twerking for the weekend" Lovergirl. Selling your structured settlement is expensive money. It... This is a content summary only. Please…
Rank this Week: 97

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Massachusetts 401k Clients Advised On Bond Mutual Funds and Bankruptcy

    Massachusetts 401k Clients Advised On Bond Mutual Funds and Bankruptcy
    Many of our Massachusetts bankruptcy clients have retirement accounts, including IRA’s, ROTH IRA’s and 401k’s.  These monies can be protected in a personal bankruptcy.  However, in order to make them effective…
  • Jan 27

    Are Debts Really Discharged In Bankruptcy?

    Are Debts Really Discharged In Bankruptcy?
    Of course the answer is yes, absolutely, by federal law.  However, some questionable practices exist among banks and collection agencies which, according to lawsuits filed about the country, prey on those who do not know their rights. If…
  • Jan 21

    Television’s “Real Housewives” Star Convicted of Fraud and Bankruptcy

    Television’s “Real Housewives” Star Convicted of Fraud and Bankruptcy
    TV star Teresa Giudice was convicted of fraud in the filing of her federal personal bankruptcy petition and has been sentenced to prison.  How did this happen?  We don’t follow this tv show but we learned that when Giudice…
Rank this Week: 202

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

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

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • Jan 29

    New York Attorney General Seeks Stonger Data Breach Notification Law and Data Security Safeguard

    New York Attorney General Seeks Stonger Data Breach Notification Law and Data Security Safeguard
    Written by Jeffrey M. Schlossberg Earlier this month, the New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a legislative proposal that would strengthen protections for private information by expanding the state’s breach…
  • Jan 28

    Top 15 for 2015 – Happy National Data Privacy Day

    Top 15 for 2015 – Happy National Data Privacy Day
    In honor of National Data Privacy Day, we provide the following “Top 15 for 2015.”  While the list is by no means exhaustive, it does provide some hot topics for businesses to consider in 2015. Inside Threats for Healthcare…
  • Jan 28

    FTC Announces “Concrete Steps” for IoT Privacy and Security

    FTC Announces “Concrete Steps” for IoT Privacy and Security
    As the vast array of internet-connected devices mushrooms, and technologies permit those devices to communicate with one another, calls for privacy and security can be heard. On the heels of a recent victory in the ongoing LabMD case, the…
Rank this Week: 557

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jan 29

    UN rights chief urges end to violence in Egypt

    UN rights chief urges end to violence in Egypt
    [JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights [official website] Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein [official profile] spoke out [press release] Tuesday against the excessive force used by security personnel to control political protests in Egypt.…
  • Jan 29

    Texas judge refuses to drop criminal charges against former governor Rick Perry

    Texas judge refuses to drop criminal charges against former governor Rick Perry
    [JURIST] A Texas state judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss [order] criminal charges against former governor Rick Perry [personal website]. The charges came after Perry threatened to veto $7.5 million dollars in funds if Travis County District…
  • Jan 28

    Mexico official investigation concludes 43 missing students killed

    Mexico official investigation concludes 43 missing students killed
    [JURIST] Mexican officials issued final findings Tuesday into the disappearance of 43 students with Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam announcing at a press conference that the students were killed after being seized by police in southern…
Rank this Week: 102

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
  • Jan 29

    McHenry County, Ill., Jury Verdict in Rear-End Car Crash for Injured Driver

    McHenry County, Ill., Jury Verdict in Rear-End Car Crash for Injured Driver
    On May 9, 2009, Christopher Billmann, 27, was stopped on Route 176 in Island Lake, Ill., when his car was rear-ended by the defendant Brian Freeman in what was described as a violent impact. Billmann sustained a lumbosacral sprain, soft…
  • Jan 24

    Cook County Circuit Court, Law Division, Launches Mandatory Arbitration Program

    Cook County Circuit Court, Law Division, Launches Mandatory Arbitration Program
    At the beginning of January 2015, the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Ill., will begin its new mandatory arbitration program for certain cases. The program is targeted for cases that have value of less than $75,000. In order…
  • Jan 19

    How the Management of Corporations is Lodged with the Board of Director

    How the Management of Corporations is Lodged with the Board of Director
    Illinois corporations are governed by the Illinois Corporation Act (805 ILCS 5/1, et seq.) and by the company’s bylaws. In general, the governing principle of the management and control of the corporation is vested in the board of…
Rank this Week: 552

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: 13

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

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

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Jan 29

    GOP Senators Introduce NLRB Reform Act

    GOP Senators Introduce NLRB Reform Act
    Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, proposed new legislation designed to rein in what they believe to be a…
  • Jan 28

    Doctors At UC Go On Strike

    Doctors At UC Go On Strike
    For the first time in 25 years, licensed medical doctors in the United States have gone on strike.  Doctors working at student health centers across 10 different University of California campuses walked off the job and hit the pickets…
  • Jan 27

    Ithaca Adjunct Faculty Begin Organizing Effort

    Ithaca Adjunct Faculty Begin Organizing Effort
    The Ithaca Journal reports that adjunct faculty members working at Ithaca College in upstate New York are planning to file a petition for election with the National Labor Relations Board by the end of the current semester.  With the…
Rank this Week: 441

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jan 29

    Corruption, Legislator Pay, and Public Finance

    Corruption, Legislator Pay, and Public Finance
    by Michael DorfLast Wednesday, on the fifth anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC, about half a dozen protesters briefly disrupted the Supreme Court's proceedings. The next day, Sheldon Silver, the long-time Speaker of the New York State…
  • Jan 28

    A False History: The Rewriting of the Affordable Care Act by the Challengers in King v. Burwell

    A False History: The Rewriting of the Affordable Care Act by the Challengers in King v. Burwell
    by Eric SegallOn March 4, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, yet another challenge to the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"). This time around, the plaintiffs are claiming that the IRS acted illegally by providing…
  • Jan 27

    The Greek Elections and the European Great Depression

    The Greek Elections and the European Great Depression
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananThree years ago, in a Dorf on Law post titled (in what is easily my most cringe-worthy play on words) "Owed on a Grecian Urge," I described how Greece had become the reflexive cautionary tale for those in the…
Rank this Week: 834

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    New Clues on Google’s Plans for Insurance

    New Clues on Google’s Plans for Insurance
    The Google Compare auto insurance shopping site has been up and running in the United Kingdom for two years.The insurance industry takes it for granted that Google will soon introduce its Google Compare auto insurance shopping site, which has…
  • Jan 28

    Looking Back: Nellie Kershaw-The First Reported Asbestos Victim

    Looking Back: Nellie Kershaw-The First Reported Asbestos Victim
    Nellie Kershaw (c. 1891 – 14 March 1924) Today's post is shared from wikipedia.org/Nellie Kershaw  was an English textile worker from Rochdale, Greater Manchester. Her death due to pulmonary asbestosis was the first…
  • Jan 28

    Don't Miss The Latest Workers Compensation Info: Follow Us On Twitter

    Don't Miss The Latest Workers Compensation Info: Follow Us On Twitter
    twitter.com/jongelmanFor the latest and most current updates click here to subscribe to our Twitter Feed @jongelmanDeath held "Good Cause" NJ App Div Reverses Trial Court of Compensation & Reinstates claim - Unreport Dec…
Rank this Week: 523

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Covers disability and social security, elder law, and VA benefits.

http://legalnewsyoucanuse.com/
  • Jan 29

    Applicants need an advocate during Clinical Assessment for NJ Medicaid Service

    Applicants need an advocate during Clinical Assessment for NJ Medicaid Service
    The State of New Jersey has not yet proposed new regulations covering the details of its NJ FamilyCare MLTSS Medicaid program. However, the details can be found by reading the Contract which must be signed by a participating Contractor to…
  • Jan 27

    Applying for NJ MLTSS? Here are the acronyms you need to know

    Applying for NJ MLTSS? Here are the acronyms you need to know
    You probably know by now that NJ Medicaid’s Home and Community Based Services are now being administered NJ FamilyCare and that the State’s Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver has created a whole new landscape that is centered…
  • Jan 27

    Applying for NJ MLTSS? Here are the acronyms you need to kno

    Applying for NJ MLTSS? Here are the acronyms you need to kno
    You probably know by now that NJ Medicaid’s Home and Community Based Services are now being administered NJ FamilyCare and that the State’s Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver has created a whole new landscape that is centered…
Rank this Week: 129

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 744

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

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

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    How To Defend Against A One Leg Stand Test

    How To Defend Against A One Leg Stand Test
    Did the officer allege you did poorly on the One Leg Stand standardized field sobriety test? The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST) are a battery of three tests administered and evaluated in a standardized manner to obtain…
  • Jan 28

    Springfield OVI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

    Springfield OVI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II
    We are proud to be your Springfield OVI Defense Firm! Babb & Rowland is proudly located in Fairborn, Ohio at 2190 Dayton-Yellow Springs Dr.  You can find us at Exit 20 (the Fairborn High School Exit) just off I-675.…
  • Jan 26

    What Are The Different Types Of Bail Bonds?

    What Are The Different Types Of Bail Bonds?
    When you are arrested for OVI in Ohio, the police have the discretion to release you or to hold you in a local jail. If you are held in jail, you will be given the opportunity to post a bond.  The posting of a bond is often referred…
Rank this Week: 851

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Jan 29

    Proxy Access Punt: Glass Lewis Weighs In “For Real”

    Proxy Access Punt: Glass Lewis Weighs In “For Real”
    On Monday, I blogged about a statement from Glass Lewis on proxy access shareholder proposals that was contained in a WSJ article. Now, Glass Lewis has posted this on its own blog on the topic: In 2015, approximately 100 companies will face…
  • Jan 28

    Our New “Form 8-K Handbook”

    Our New “Form 8-K Handbook”
    Spanking brand new. By popular demand, this comprehensive “Form 8-K Handbook” covers all you need to know about “real time” disclosures via Form 8-K (it’s now posted on our “Form 8-K” Practice Area).…
  • Jan 27

    Corp Fin: New CDI on Filing Non-Searchable Graphics & Image

    Corp Fin: New CDI on Filing Non-Searchable Graphics & Image
    One of the goals of Corp Fin’s “Disclosure Effectiveness” project is to modernize its filing framework, EDGAR. Not an easy thing to do, but it definitely could use a look. For example, use of multimedia in SEC filings poses…
Rank this Week: 230

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    They Don't Know How They'll Feel

    They Don't Know How They'll Feel
    September 25, 1996.That was the day Robert Charles Ladd raped, strangled, and beat to death Vicki Ann Garner, then set her on fire.  Today is the day the good people of Texas plan to strap him to a table, stick him with needles, and kill…
  • Jan 28

    News from the World of Public Defender

    News from the World of Public Defender
    Three stories.San Francisco.  The City by the Bay.  The embodiment of the left coast.  Liberal mecca.That's where Jami Tillotson plies her trade as a deputy public defender. And where, in the Hall of Justice around 2 o'clock…
  • Jan 28

    Retards Killing the Intellectually Disabled

    Retards Killing the Intellectually Disabled
    A bit of history.The year was 1989.  Johnny Paul Penry was, as even polite folks said in those days, mentally retarded.  He was also on death row in Texas.  That combination of things, his lawyers said, should be impossible.…
Rank this Week: 522

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

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

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Help EmployeeScreenIQ with its 6th annual Employment Background Screening Survey

    Help EmployeeScreenIQ with its 6th annual Employment Background Screening Survey
    Every now again I get to do something nice for people I like. Today is one of those days. EmployeeScreenIQ is conducting its 6th annual Employment Background Screening Survey. According to the company: In its 2015 survey, EmployeeScreenIQ…
  • Jan 28

    Jury verdict teaches that “open door” policies must still comply with EEO law

    Jury verdict teaches that “open door” policies must still comply with EEO law
    There exists an inherent tension  between open-door and other self-reporting policies and the EEO laws. Consider, for example, a recent $100,000+ jury verdict against a trucking company for disability discrimination. The company…
  • Jan 27

    The FMLA has eligibility limits (unless you tell your employees otherwise)

    The FMLA has eligibility limits (unless you tell your employees otherwise)
    The FMLA does not provide leave benefits to all employees of all employers. First and foremost, it only covers employers with 50 or more employees. And, only a subset of employees of a covered employer is eligible for FMLA leave. An employee…
Rank this Week: 478

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

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

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Jan 29

    South Carolina Federal Trial Court Grants Summary Judgment In Mesothelioma Case

    South Carolina Federal Trial Court Grants Summary Judgment In Mesothelioma Case
    A South Carolina federal trial court recently granted summary judgment in a mesothelioma case, after applying the Lohrmann standard, in spite of the Plaintiff’s argument that a lower standard of proof should apply in such cases.…
  • Jan 28

    Coach Belicheck, we know Mona Lisa Vito. And you are no Mona Lisa Vito.

    Coach Belicheck, we know Mona Lisa Vito. And you are no Mona Lisa Vito.
    Unless you been completely disconnected from the media over the last week, you have undoubtedly heard about the purported scandal arising out of the New England Patriots’ alleged deflation of footballs prior to the AFC Championship…
  • Jan 27

    Colorado Inmate Stands Up For Dez Bryant, Cowboys Fans Everywhere (For Only $89 Billion)

    Colorado Inmate Stands Up For Dez Bryant, Cowboys Fans Everywhere (For Only $89 Billion)
    It is the week of the Super Bowl, the biggest sporting event of the year, and we here at Abnormal Use are having trouble getting excited. It has nothing to do with our beloved Carolina Panthers bowing down to the Seahawks earlier in these…
Rank this Week: 277

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 29

    False Claims Act

    False Claims Act
    The Hill had a fantastic article on the nearly $6 billion recovered in 2014 under the False Claims Act. The FCA allows the government to seek redress from individuals or entities that have in some way caused false statements to be used…
  • Jan 28

    Resident to Resident Rape

    Resident to Resident Rape
    Cincinnati.com reported that police have arrested a 57-year-old David Henson in the alleged rape of a fellow patient at Heartland of Mt. Airy nursing facility.  Police allege David Henson anally and vaginally penetrated a…
  • Jan 27

    “Accidentally” Punching A Resident

    “Accidentally” Punching A Resident
    ABC reported that a nursing home employee was arrested for punching a 93-year-old woman. Anita Watford is charged with abuse or neglect of a protected person.  Watford, a nursing assistant, is accused of punching an elderly…
Rank this Week: 157

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 451

Insolvency Blog

Insolvency Blog

Covers insolvency and corporat restructuring in the UK, Europe, cross-border and beyond. By Mercer & Hole.

http://www.mercerhole.co.uk/blog/insolvency-blog
  • Jan 29

    Restructuring and Insolvency in 2015

    Restructuring and Insolvency in 2015
    I expect a busy year for Mercer & Hole’s Restructuring and Insolvency team, with different and interesting assignments, solving problems and delivering solutions by doing what we  do best.  I would not be in this job if I…
  • Jan 23

    Personal Insolvency Update - Debt threshold for bankruptcy to increase to £5,000

    Personal Insolvency Update - Debt threshold for bankruptcy to increase to £5,000
    With effect from 1 October 2015 the debt threshold for a creditor issued bankruptcy petition will increase from £750 to £5,000. The Government's reason behind this large increase is to ensure that bankruptcy, with its serious…
  • Jan 6

    Chris Laughton’s predictions for corporate insolvency in 2015

    Chris Laughton’s predictions for corporate insolvency in 2015
    Chris Laughton, Restructuring and Insolvency Partner shares his thoughts and predictions for corporate insolvency in 2015 with Lexis Nexis. To read the full article click here.
Rank this Week: 625

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

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

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Jan 29

    Land, Lots of It, and Legal Malpractice

    Land, Lots of It, and Legal Malpractice
    OK, so you own a home in the NY Metropolitan area, and have some land.  Houses around here have a half-acre, or an acre or even 2-3 acres.  That's a lot of land around here.  Now imagine you have so much land that you and…
  • Jan 28

    Judiciary Law 487 as an Afterthought

    Judiciary Law 487 as an Afterthought
    Lawyers arguing over legal fees make up a surprising number of law suits.  When one reads down the list of AD cases to be argued, the number of law firms as parties is striking.  in Tassan v Pugatch & Nikolis  2014 NY…
  • Jan 27

    Legal Malpractice in the Settled Case

    Legal Malpractice in the Settled Case
    Judge Lewis of Supreme Court, Kings County decides a legal malpractice case coming from an motor vehicle negligence case.  Defendant attorneys brought the case in Civil Court in which jurisdiction is limited to $25,000.   They…
Rank this Week: 125

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 501

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 29

    Guide: Structuring your in-house legal team

    Guide: Structuring your in-house legal team
    Interested in learning more about structuring your in-house legal team? DLA Piper has published a resource for general counsel and other in-house counsel involved in law department management: “This article is aimed at both new GCs…
  • Jan 28

    10 Career Insights from 10 Successful GC

    10 Career Insights from 10 Successful GC
    Throughout 2014, I sat down with 10 fascinating individuals who also happen to be successful legal department leaders. From a former Dallas Cowboys football player to a former 2nd Lieutenant in the US Marine Corp with several tours under his…
  • Jan 23

    Top Ten Business Risks For 2015

    Top Ten Business Risks For 2015
    William Gallagher Associates, an insurance broker and risk management company, compiled what it sees as the top business risks in all categories for the coming year. Number one is a risk that hasn’t received much attention. It derives…
Rank this Week: 67

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 29

    Funeral Today

    Funeral Today
    Today is my mother’s funeral, and so I’m off to fight the traffic on the Cross Bronx Expressway and the George Washington Bridge on my way to New Jersey.  Because it’s really poor form to be late to your own…
  • Jan 28

    Dirty, Dirty Brandenburg

    Dirty, Dirty Brandenburg
    Since my last post about cops in Albuquerque, which included an update about the indictment of two cops for the killing of James Boyd, people have been sending me stories about how the cops have targeted District Attorney Kari…
  • Jan 28

    Chait’s Big PC Risk

    Chait’s Big PC Risk
    In the team sport of politics, few things are more poorly tolerated than a traitor.  It’s one thing for, say, George Will to question politically correct speech, but when a former liberal champion like Jonathan Chait does so, all…
Rank this Week: 91