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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/
  • May 29

    Survey Shows Corporate Counsel Especially Fear Class Actions: With Good Reason!

    Survey Shows Corporate Counsel Especially Fear Class Actions: With Good Reason!
    A recent survey shows that class actions are the biggest worry for US corporate counsel.  This is based on a polling of approximately 800 corporate counsel where the results were that 25% of those polled labeled class actions as their…
  • May 26

    “Suffer or Permit” Case Again Shows Danger Of Implicitly Requiring Overtime

    “Suffer or Permit” Case Again Shows Danger Of Implicitly Requiring Overtime
    I have often warned clients that simply having a policy against working unauthorized overtime does not immunize an employer against a successful lawsuit claiming payment for off-the-clock work.  A recent case (yet again) proves this…
  • May 18

    Bigger Rigs Are Better In the Trucking Industry, Says the Third Circuit

    Bigger Rigs Are Better In the Trucking Industry, Says the Third Circuit
    In March, the Third Circuit joined other circuits in its ruling in McMaster v. Eastern Armored Services, Inc.  that trucking companies are not relieved from the payment of overtime wages to their employees whose job “in whole…
Rank this Week: 541

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • May 29

    Automobile Air Bag Expert Witnesses & Takata Recall

    Automobile Air Bag Expert Witnesses & Takata Recall
    Automobile air bag safety expert witnesses may consult and testify on automobile airbags, air bag deployment, and other automobile safety systems. In the news, BMW, Ford and Mitsubishi have provided lists of vehicles that are affected by the…
  • May 26

    Insurance Expert Witness Report

    Insurance Expert Witness Report
    What areas may insurance expert witnesses consult on? They may write reports and testify on the insurance industry, commercial insurance, insurance carriers, insurance policies, and more. In Experts - They May Know What To Do and How To Do…
  • May 24

    Forensic Expert Witness Association Webinar

    Forensic Expert Witness Association Webinar
    On June 4, 2015, the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) will present the webinar Lawyers and Experts: Beware of Daubert, Robinson, and Kuhmo in 2015. The presentation will be an in-depth review of motions to strike. Topics that will…
Rank this Week: 857

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/
  • May 29

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Above, you’ll find the cover of Police Comics #94, published way, way back in 1949. As you can see, it depicts a courtroom setting, and we’re a bit surprised that we’ve just now chanced across it after five years of…
  • May 28

    Is There A Duty To Test A Chicken McNugget?

    Is There A Duty To Test A Chicken McNugget?
    A Chicago man recently filed a lawsuit against McDonald’s to recover damages incurred after he allegedly bit into a chicken nugget which contained shards of bone. Lawsuits over objects in food which are not supposed to be there are…
  • May 27

    Popehat Is Happy To Be Here, And We Are Happy He I

    Popehat Is Happy To Be Here, And We Are Happy He I
    Many thanks to our editor who sent me a link to the Popehat blog by California attorney Ken White. Mr. White and I have something in common: we have both been diagnosed with and treated for depression. I have written about that…
Rank this Week: 102

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

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

    Improper Transfer Leads to Resident’s Death

    Improper Transfer Leads to Resident’s Death
    The StarTribune reported that a resident of Evergreen Terrace was neglected causing significant injuries.  The resident stumbled and broke a leg while being improperly lifted out of bed, then was left in the dining room for lunch…
  • May 28

    Family Confronts Sexual Predator

    Family Confronts Sexual Predator
    Weeping relatives of a mute 64-year-old woman sexually abused by a male aide at a Bronx nursing home labeled the creep as subhuman as he was sentenced last month to six months behind bars.  “He’s an animal. He preyed on my…
  • May 27

    “Race To The Bottom”

    “Race To The Bottom”
    The New York Times had an interesting article on the “cutthroat race for Medicare dollars” and how it affects quality of care. Nursing homes are now marketing to sicker people to get Medicare dollars.  At the same time,…
Rank this Week: 42

Spain From My (Legal) Point of…

Spain From My (Legal) Point of View

By Patricia Morales Sevillano.

http://pmsabogada.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    "Vísteme despacio que tengo prisa"

    "Vísteme despacio que tengo prisa"
    Dicen que fue consejo del Emperador Augusto la siguiente recomendación: "Caminad lentamente si queréis llegar más pronto a un trabajo bien hecho". Los abogados vamos corriendo a todas partes: a la notaría, al juzgado, a una…
  • May 4

    Sección sexta del concurso de Aifos: culpable.

    Sección sexta del concurso de Aifos: culpable.
    El pasado 13 de Abril, el Juzgado de lo Mercantil Número Uno de Málaga, dictó Auto aprobando el plan de liquidación de Aifos y decretando la apertura de la sección sexta del concurso, sección encaminada a determinar su calificación:…
  • Apr 1

    ¿Vas a comprar una casa? Entérate de lo que se cuece en las reuniones de comunidad.

    ¿Vas a comprar una casa? Entérate de lo que se cuece en las reuniones de comunidad.
    No hace mucho, en una de las compraventas en la que asistía al comprador, solicité al vendedor información sobre las reuniones de comunidad, las juntas ordinarias y extraordinarias celebradas durante los últimos años. El vendedor, muy…
Rank this Week: 923

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • May 29

    An Ounce of Prevention

    An Ounce of Prevention
    If you haven’t heard by now, internal fraud is expensive, costing companies an average of 6 percent of revenues each year. Employees are in an excellent position to steal the company blind. Particularly for those in upper management,…
  • May 25

    Lifestyle Analysis in Family Law Case

    Lifestyle Analysis in Family Law Case
    This article was originally printed in the ABA Section of Family Law eNewsletter, November 2011. One of the chief concerns in a divorce or child custody case is identifying the true income of one or both of the parties. It is not unusual for…
  • May 21

    Starting a Case as an Expert Witne

    Starting a Case as an Expert Witne
    Tracy Coenen talks about the steps she takes when she starts a new expert witness case. What documents should you ask for? What should you evaluate first?
Rank this Week: 229

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • May 29

    Immigration Litigation Timing and Presidential Politic

    Immigration Litigation Timing and Presidential Politic
    by Michael DorfOn Tuesday, a 2-1 decision of a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's preliminary injunction against President Obama's Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent…
  • May 28

    Triple Taxation and the Non-Dangers of Interstate Competition

    Triple Taxation and the Non-Dangers of Interstate Competition
    by Neil H. BuchananFor a relatively minor and unheralded case, Comptroller of the Treasury of Maryland v. Wynne presents a surprisingly large number of interesting issues, in both constitutional law and tax policy.  Because…
  • May 27

    Formalism and Functionalism in the Fifth Case in the Article III "Trilogy"

    Formalism and Functionalism in the Fifth Case in the Article III "Trilogy"
    By Michael DorfArticle III grants federal judges life tenure and salary protection. Nonetheless, Congress may assign some business that could be assigned to an Article III court to adjudication by personnel who lack life tenure and salary…
Rank this Week: 708

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • May 29

    Meet Batman’s New (Trademark) Nemesis: Rihanna

    Meet Batman’s New (Trademark) Nemesis: Rihanna
    After making (and remaking (and re-remaking)) movies, sequels, and prequels for nearly every comic book character in its library, it appears that DC Comics has finally found a new foe for its Batman franchise: music and fashion superstar…
  • May 28

    For Game of Thrones Beer, Quoth the RAVEN “Nevermore”

    For Game of Thrones Beer, Quoth the RAVEN “Nevermore”
    The HBO show “Game of Thrones” is a popular show for nerds and non-nerds alike.  And if you also happen to be a beer nerd, Brewery Ommegang has been making  a series of Game of Thrones-inspired beers in a collaboration…
  • May 27

    Trademark Bully Or Responsible Trademark Owner?

    Trademark Bully Or Responsible Trademark Owner?
    Travelers Cos., a large property-casualty insurer, sent a cease and desist letter to a small consulting firm in Anchorage, AK demanding that it stop using the image of an umbrella in connection with its business. Travelers has sent…
Rank this Week: 115

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Covers national and international agriculture issues. By Rincker Law PLLC.

http://rinckerlaw.com/blog
  • May 29

    Ask Cari: How are “Agents” to my “Power of Attorney” Compensated in New York?

    Ask Cari: How are “Agents” to my “Power of Attorney” Compensated in New York?
    Dear Cari,  I have a New York Power of Attorney.  It states that my “Agent” can have reasonable compensation.  What does this mean? Miss C   Miss C – In New York, an agent appointed in a Power of…
  • May 26

    Pace Law School’s Environmental Law Program’s Video

    Pace Law School’s Environmental Law Program’s Video
    I graduated from Pace Law School with a Certificate of Environmental Law.  Here I am part of the recruitment video for the renown Environmental Law Program at Pace University, School of Law speaking about my food and…
  • May 18

    My Article on New York Livestock Animal Cruelty Law

    My Article on New York Livestock Animal Cruelty Law
    My article on “New York Livestock Animal Cruelty Law:  What if a Non-Police Officer Comes Knocking?” was published in the May 2015 issue of Grassroots newspaper published by New York Farm Bureau.  You can find the…
Rank this Week: 166

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/
  • May 29

    WIRTW #368 (the “let's go Cavs” edition)

    WIRTW #368 (the “let's go Cavs” edition)
    It’s t-minus six days until championship fever sweeps the most victory-starved city in America. Let’s go Cavs! A photo posted by Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) on May 27, 2015 at 12:02pm PDT Here’s the rest of what I…
  • May 28

    A lesson on the importance of uniformity in performance standard

    A lesson on the importance of uniformity in performance standard
    Under the ADA, and employer can require all employees, including disabled employees, to meet minimum qualification standards. According to the EEOC’s Q&A on Applying Performance And Conduct Standards To Employees With Disabilities,…
  • May 27

    “You’re late again!” “Talk to my lawyer.”

    “You’re late again!” “Talk to my lawyer.”
    I’m timely to a fault. I hate being late, and go to great lengths to ensure that I am never tardy for anything. I think it’s annoying to those around me, or least those I live with. Just ask my kids. Do you have the opposite…
Rank this Week: 658

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 29

    Poll: plurality of U.S. respondents would ban “hate speech”

    Poll: plurality of U.S. respondents would ban “hate speech”
    Most depressing poll of the year? A majority of Democrats and 37% of Republicans say they favor banning so-called hate speech, which would squarely contradict the free speech jurisprudence of the U.S. Supreme Court and thus would implicitly…
  • May 28

    A Michigan forfeiture pattern

    A Michigan forfeiture pattern
    After crooks sell bogus insurance coverage to credulous Michigan auto owners, cops swoop down and seize/forfeit victims’ cars for having been operated without insurance. Crooks and cops, stronger together! [Juan Thompson, The Intercept]…
  • May 28

    Liability roundup

    Liability roundup
    Home lab butane cannabis fatality: “The Hash Oil contributory negligence lawsuit you’ve all been waiting for” [Elie Mystal, Above the Law] With Sheldon Silver out of the speaker’s chair, New York has better chance at…
Rank this Week: 137

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • May 29

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Here’s a hypnotic video of light projected onto moving surfaces. It sounds so simple, but watch: Box from Bot & Dolly on Vimeo. The post Friday Fun appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal Injury, Social Security Disability. Dallas…
  • May 28

    How to Best Defend Yourself after Being Involved in DUI Related Accident

    How to Best Defend Yourself after Being Involved in DUI Related Accident
    Should you be involved in a DUI related accident, one of the best ways to defend yourself is to just say no. The investigating officer will ask you to do certain things. Just say no. Field sobriety tests The investigating officer will…
  • May 27

    Five Tips to Help Your Elderly Loved Ones Avoid Being a Target for Criminal

    Five Tips to Help Your Elderly Loved Ones Avoid Being a Target for Criminal
    Unfortunately, there are many unscrupulous people who are all too eager to take advantage of unsuspecting victims. Whether through identity theft, property crimes, or abuse, the elderly are particularly susceptible to crime. Believing that…
Rank this Week: 492

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 87

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    Sharing the Experience - Honoring Choices Minnesota

    Sharing the Experience - Honoring Choices Minnesota
    Plan now to attend the 6th Annual Honoring Choices Minnesota Conference - on Thursday, July 16, 2015, from 8:15 to 4:30, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel. Featuring Keynote SpeakersKris Maser, JD - "Planning for a Good Life: An…
  • May 29

    Scary Hospital Room [EOL in Art 19]

    Scary Hospital Room [EOL in Art 19]
    Even video game art can prompt reflection.
  • May 28

    ICU StoryWeb - Sharing Stories about ICU Treatment Decision

    ICU StoryWeb - Sharing Stories about ICU Treatment Decision
    ICU StoryWeb is a new interactive, web-based tool designed to help people share their stories about making decisions related to life-sustaining treatment for family members and friends in the ICU.  ICU StoryWeb involves three…
Rank this Week: 449

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • May 29

    Google Photos - All Your Photos All The Time

    Google Photos - All Your Photos All The Time
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • May 29

    Google I/O 2015 - The Short List

    Google I/O 2015 - The Short List
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • May 28

    Still Think Wearable Computing Devices Are A Fad?

    Still Think Wearable Computing Devices Are A Fad?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 60

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • May 29

    To Have and Have Not

    To Have and Have Not
    This week my posts on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog are all about our two-tier family justice system: one for the rich, one for the poor:Second class litigants - The perils faced by those who can't afford proper…
  • May 28

    Divorce Fact

    Divorce Fact
    The breakdown of a marriage is a distressing time and divorce law solicitors must handle the situation carefully and with much consideration. On average 42% of marriages end in divorce, in this infographic we place the spotlight on the facts…
  • May 27

    SEO post

    SEO post
    Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, (internal link).Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, (external link).
Rank this Week: 559

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • May 28

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 29, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 29, 2015
    Press Release: CanAm’s Alabama Subsidiaries File Voluntary Petition under Chapter 11 to Complete Financial and Operational Restructuring and Intend to Continue Serving Customers Without Interruption Calgary Herald: Lenders…
  • May 28

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 28, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 28, 2015
    Court Docket (Bankr. D. Del.): Notice of Appointment of Committee of Unsecured Creditors in Golden County Foods, Inc. Bankruptcy Cases Court Docket (Bankr. D. Del.): Notice of Withdrawal of Professionals Representing the Official Committee of…
  • May 26

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 27, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 27, 2015
    U.S. Supreme Court: Opinion Issued in Wellness Int’l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif Weil, Gotshal & Manges: Some Guidance from SCOTUS on Stern v. Marshall! (And What You Really Need to Know) Wall Street Journal: Judge…
Rank this Week: 143

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #206

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #206
    Ben looks at corruption in high places and wonders who the real criminals are The post Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #206 appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • May 28

    Some surprising facts about right to rent from immigration expert Sue Luke

    Some surprising facts about right to rent from immigration expert Sue Luke
    Right to rent is going to be rolled out nationwide so landlords and agents need to know about it. Watch this video from immigration expert Sue Lukes to find out more The post Some surprising facts about right to rent from immigration expert…
  • May 26

    What are a tenants rights if the Landlord takes valuable property against outstanding rent?

    What are a tenants rights if the Landlord takes valuable property against outstanding rent?
    Looking at tenants rights where a landlord enters a property without consent and removed a valuable musical instrument against unpaid rent? The post What are a tenants rights if the Landlord takes valuable property against outstanding rent?…
Rank this Week: 788

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 151

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • May 28

    5 Great Novels About Privacy and Security

    5 Great Novels About Privacy and Security
    I am a lover of literature (I teach a class in law and literature), and I also love privacy and security, so I thought I’d list some of my favorite novels about privacy and security. I’m also trying to compile a more comprehensive…
  • May 28

    The Integrity of Clayton Homes and the Politics of “Investigative Journalism”

    The Integrity of Clayton Homes and the Politics of “Investigative Journalism”
    The following is adapted from “Berkshire’s Blemishes,” a working paper delineating the costs, rather than the vaunted benefits, of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway as a management model, including its…
  • May 28

    Berkshire Trivia Contest: Win $100 in Book

    Berkshire Trivia Contest: Win $100 in Book
    Ace the following quiz and win a $100 Amazon gift certificate (or, if you prefer, take $100 worth of my own books directly from me).  All answers may be found in Berkshire Beyond Buffett:  The Enduring Value of Values.  Feel…
Rank this Week: 105

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • May 28

    In the new

    In the new
    British actor Stephen Fry talked to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Apple's Jony Ive, and wrote an interesting article about it earlier this week in The Telegraph. The article reveals that Ive has a new position at Apple: Chief Design...
  • May 26

    Review: Adonit Jot Script 2 -- major update for the original active stylu

    Review: Adonit Jot Script 2 -- major update for the original active stylu
    When it comes to using a stylus with an iPad, the Holy Grail is a stylus that gives you the precision and feel of a nice pen. Unfortunately, the iPad is not designed to recognize something as small as a...
  • May 25

    Review: Weather Line -- iPhone weather app

    Review: Weather Line -- iPhone weather app
    There are a ridiculous number of iPhone apps that can tell you the weather. I have purchased a whole bunch of them, partly because weather apps are inherently useful, but also because whenever I find one with an interface or...
Rank this Week: 540

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

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

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • May 28

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/29/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/29/15
    This week we’ve witnessed the potential risks of nonprofits engaging in international activities, with China and Russia both targeting nonprofits that are not “government-friendly”. Have a listen to Elvis Presley‘s…
  • May 26

    Fiscal Sponsorship: What You Should Know and Why You Should Know It

    Fiscal Sponsorship: What You Should Know and Why You Should Know It
    Erin Bradrick‘s article on fiscal sponsorship published by the American Bar Association’s Business Law Today was made available online last week. Read it here. For lawyers who work with nonprofits and exempt organizations or…
  • May 21

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/22/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/22/15
    This week was marked by David Letterman‘s final Late Show, Red Nose Day, and the Center for Effective Philanthropy Annual Conference: Leading Effective Foundations. Have a listen to the Late Show Theme Song while perusing our…
Rank this Week: 347

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 615

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    A wills & estates joke for a weekend smile

    A wills & estates joke for a weekend smile
    If you watch Downton Abbey, you'll get it.
  • May 28

    Is your ancestor Lizzie Ryan from Westmeath? You could inherit $788,000

    Is your ancestor Lizzie Ryan from Westmeath? You could inherit $788,000
    A woman named Kathleen Hilda Ryan, aged 83, recently died in the UK, leaving an estate of $788,000 USD (about 500,000 UK pounds). Mrs. Ryan's death has caused quite a fuss because she died leaving no will, and no living relatives that anyone…
  • May 28

    Estate Planning: Top 10 Mistake

    Estate Planning: Top 10 Mistake
    One of the most popular seminars that I present is called "10 Things Not to do in Estate Planning". While I'm talking, people in the audience laugh their heads off at the examples I give of people who have made silly mistakes, but…
Rank this Week: 97

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
  • May 28

    A Credible Strategy for One Stop Shop

    A Credible Strategy for One Stop Shop
    It's been said before but the CJEU's decision on the Google Spain v. AEPD case was a real game changer. Every law student on the planet learns that there are a number of sources that contribute to the legal system of a given jurisdiction.…
  • May 28

    Recent Developments Regarding the Legality of Government Data Collection Effort

    Recent Developments Regarding the Legality of Government Data Collection Effort
    Two federal appeals courts recently published significant opinions that redefine the scope of government access to phone records, setting the stage for a complex debate in Congress over the future of bulk data collection under the Patriot…
  • May 28

    U.S. FCC Chairman Circulates Proposed TCPA Decision with Significant Impact Across Industry Sector

    U.S. FCC Chairman Circulates Proposed TCPA Decision with Significant Impact Across Industry Sector
    FCC Chairman Wheeler has announced that he is circulating a proposal to address more than twenty pending petitions seeking clarity regarding the scope requirements under the U.S. Telephone Consumer Protection Act. He authored a blog post on…
Rank this Week: 231

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • May 28

    Koepsell and Noonan on Gene Patenting

    Koepsell and Noonan on Gene Patenting
    In 2009, the first edition of Dr. David Koepsell's book "Who Owns You: The Corporate Gold Rush to Patent Your Genes" was published. With the second edition of his text about to be published, Dr. Koepsell allowed Patent Docs to post the…
  • May 27

    Rare Genomics Institute Announces Crowdfunding Initiative for Rare Disease

    Rare Genomics Institute Announces Crowdfunding Initiative for Rare Disease
    By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier this month, Rare Genomics Institute, an international non-profit that makes cutting edge research technologies of genome sequencing, physicians and scientists around the world accessible to rare disease patients,…
  • May 26

    Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. (2015)

    Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. (2015)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Supreme Court handed down its decision in Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. today and in doing so reprised several themes that have emerged over the past decade of the Court's activist approach to patent law.…
Rank this Week: 844

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 256

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • May 28

    That Bird Is Gonna Cost You.

    That Bird Is Gonna Cost You.
    Regular Juice readers know that you have a first amendment right to flip off a police officer. That doesn’t mean you won’t be arrested and thrown in jail. It just means that ultimately you will prevail. Any way, the same does NOT…
  • May 27

    Some Things You Just Can’t Say To A Judge

    Some Things You Just Can’t Say To A Judge
    Judges are generally an understanding lot. But there are some things you just can’t say to a judge.  Mr. Harry Elias found this out the hard way. As reported by kamloopsnews.ca: Harry Elias was in a family court proceeding on…
  • May 26

    Busted For Going On Facebook?

    Busted For Going On Facebook?
    Yes, this man was busted for going on Facebook, as he should have been. As reported by North Country Now (Potsdam, New York): A Norwood man was arrested for allegedly contacting a female via Facebook who had an order of protection against…
Rank this Week: 737

Jusweek!

Jusweek!

Covers law, society, humor and geopolitics. In Portuguese.

http://jusweek.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 174

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • May 28

    Defenses to Advancement Based on Conditions in Agreement Rejected

    Defenses to Advancement Based on Conditions in Agreement Rejected
    Blankenship v. Alpha Appalachia Holdings, Inc., C.A. No. 10610-CB (Del. Ch., May 28, 2015). This is the latest Chancery decision in a long series of recent Delaware decisions (and one of two opinions handed down today), rejecting defenses to…
  • May 28

    Chancery Addresses Advancement Claim for Offensive v. Defensive Litigation

    Chancery Addresses Advancement Claim for Offensive v. Defensive Litigation
    Mooney v. Echo Therapeutics, Inc., C. A. No. 10054-VCP (Del. Ch. May 28, 2015). This is one of two Chancery decisions in separate matters handed down today on the issue of advancement. This opinion is notable for its treatment of ……
  • May 25

    Dealing With Difficult Lawyers and Other Difficult People

    Dealing With Difficult Lawyers and Other Difficult People
    One finds difficult personalities more often in lawyers as a group than in the general population as a whole. But there is hope. For the last 10 years or so, a well-respected Delaware lawyer has made an annual presentation with ……
Rank this Week: 261

Wills and Estate Administration…

Wills and Estate Administration Articles

Covers probate, elder law and litigation topics. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://njwills.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    SECTION 3-601. QUALIFICATION. uniform probate code

    SECTION 3-601. QUALIFICATION. uniform probate code
    PART 6. PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE; APPOINTMENT, CONTROL AND TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY SECTION 3-601. QUALIFICATION. Prior to receiving letters, a personal representative shall qualify by filing with the appointing court any required bond and a…
  • May 28

    SECTION 3-505. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; INTERIM ORDERS; DISTRIBUTION AND CLOSING ORDERS.

    SECTION 3-505. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; INTERIM ORDERS; DISTRIBUTION AND CLOSING ORDERS.
    SECTION 3-505. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; INTERIM ORDERS; DISTRIBUTION AND CLOSING ORDERS. Unless otherwise ordered by the court, supervised administration is terminated by order in accordance with time restrictions, notices and…
  • May 28

    SECTION 3-504. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.

    SECTION 3-504. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
    SECTION 3-504. SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION; POWERS OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE. Unless restricted by the court, a supervised personal representative has, without interim orders approving exercise of a power, all powers of personal…
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Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 226

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Stewart, You Are One Step Closer to Jail

    Stewart, You Are One Step Closer to Jail
    AP reports today that U.S. District Court Judge Louis Sands Thursday refused to throw out criminal convictions in a Salmonella outbreak traced to Former Peanut Corporation of America after the court... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    Criminal Sanctions Against Producers of Adulterated Food – Who is Next?

    Criminal Sanctions Against Producers of Adulterated Food – Who is Next?
    I am working on an upcoming speech on the risk of criminal sanctions for the production and sale of adulterated food. Criminal Sanctions – A Real Risk in Food Production... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    Another Ohio Botulism Scare

    Another Ohio Botulism Scare
    Jose Madrid Salsa of Zanesville, OH, has recalled its mild salsa because the jars are not properly sealed and therefore present a health risk. Improperly sealed jars can lead to... Continue Reading
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Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 23

California Eminent Domain Report

California Eminent Domain Report

Covers condemnation, inverse condemnation, and regulatory takings in California. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.californiaeminentdomainreport.com
  • May 28

    A Public Agency’s Contingent Final Offer Of Compensation Is Not Reasonable

    A Public Agency’s Contingent Final Offer Of Compensation Is Not Reasonable
    In California eminent domain cases, a property or business owner is entitled to recover litigation expenses (attorneys’ fees and expert costs) when the public agency’s final offer of compensation is unreasonable and the property…
  • May 27

    When It Comes to Property Acquisitions and Private Development, Timing May Be Everything

    When It Comes to Property Acquisitions and Private Development, Timing May Be Everything
    As the old adage goes, the three most important things to consider with real estate are location, location, and location.  But any developer who has lived through a real estate cycle, and any public agency that is under a funding…
  • May 26

    Redevelopment By Any Other Name Would Still Be Redevelopment…

    Redevelopment By Any Other Name Would Still Be Redevelopment…
    It appears the state assembly is trying to get California back on the redevelopment wagon…again. (For a brief history lesson on redevelopment, see below.)  Assembly Bill 2 (AB2), which passed the assembly earlier this month,…
Rank this Week: 195

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • May 28

    Brent Budowsky: The coming terror attacks | TheHill

    Brent Budowsky: The coming terror attacks | TheHill
    I strongly and consistently opposed the Iraq War that was initiated by former President George W. Bush and would equally strongly oppose any similar large-scale military venture today. But with ISIS gaining strength and calling on followers…
  • May 28

    Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal May 27, 2015

    Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal May 27, 2015
    What is most interesting from the cultural point of view about the preposterous nonsense of trigger warnings for Victorian books is the obvious thirst or desire for victimization that they express. Victims are the heroes of the politically…
  • May 28

    An Economic Checkup | TIME

    An Economic Checkup | TIME
    The U.S. economy is at a critical juncture. The Federal Reserve’s very easy monetary policy during the past few years has been the root of both good and ill: reduced unemployment on the one hand and increased financial risks on...
Rank this Week: 477

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/
  • May 28

    NeoStem Stock Price Falls 22 Percent as It Seeks to Match California Stem Cell Grant

    NeoStem Stock Price Falls 22 Percent as It Seeks to Match California Stem Cell Grant
    NeoStem, Inc., has had a wild financial ride this past week with its stock price soaring and then plummeting in the wake of a nearly $18 million award last Thursday from the California stem cell agency. The share price of the New York firm…
  • May 27

    $15 Million for Calimmune and California Stem Cell HIV Trial

    $15 Million for Calimmune and California Stem Cell HIV Trial
    Calimmune, Inc., which has received $8.3 million from the California stem cell agency, today announced it has rustled up another $15 million to help out with the work that the agency is backing.Calimmune of Tucson, Ariz., was co-founded by a…
  • May 27

    Cedars-Sinai Researcher Snags $5 Million for Stem Cell Eye Research

    Cedars-Sinai Researcher Snags $5 Million for Stem Cell Eye Research
    Another winner in last week's California stem cell awards was scientist Shaomei Wang of Cedars-Sinai, who will receive nearly $5 million for her work to find a treatment for retinitis pigmentosa. Shaomei Wang, Cedars photoThe board…
Rank this Week: 177

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 28

    Former Short Sale Specialist Convicted of Mortgage and Tax Fraud

    Former Short Sale Specialist Convicted of Mortgage and Tax Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Charise Stone, 46, Ashburn, Virginia resident was convicted by a federal jury on 13 charges related to mortgage fraud, passing fictitious financial instruments, and tax fraud. The defendant was indicted on April 15, 2014.…
  • May 27

    Judge Hands Down 30 Year Prison Sentence to Leader of Mortgage and Investment Fraud Scheme

    Judge Hands Down 30 Year Prison Sentence to Leader of Mortgage and Investment Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. James Tyson, Jr., 34, Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Graham C. Mullen to 30 years in prison, Carrie Tyson, 61, Winterville, North Carolina, was sentenced to 18 years in prison,…
  • May 26

    It’s Prison Time for Man Who Ran $4M Loan Fraud Scheme

    It’s Prison Time for Man Who Ran $4M Loan Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Julian Martin Gaspar Vazquez, 52, of Mexico was sentenced on May 22, 2015, by United States District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas, to forty-one months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release for…
Rank this Week: 5

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner, Allcorn, Baumgart & Ben-Asher, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 28

    Risks of Competing With Your Employer

    Risks of Competing With Your Employer
    A recent New Jersey Appellate Division ruling provides a good example of how dangerous it can be to compete with your current employer. B&H Securities, Inc. designs, sells and maintains security monitoring systems. In spring 2007, three…
  • May 7

    FLSA Prohibits Retaliation Based on Internal Complaint

    FLSA Prohibits Retaliation Based on Internal Complaint
    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who complain to their employer’s about a violation of the FLSA. The FLSA is…
  • May 1

    New Jersey Prohibits Harassment Because of Family Member’s Race

    New Jersey Prohibits Harassment Because of Family Member’s Race
    New Jersey’s Appellate Division recently ruled that the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) protects employees who are harassed because of the race of their spouses, fiancés, or children. Shi-Juan Lin, who…
Rank this Week: 885

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 28

    Thursday Open Thread: Aspen Bound

    Thursday Open Thread: Aspen Bound
    I'm off to NORML's annual Aspen legal conference. My talk this year: "Getting High With Someone Who Dies: Defending Drug Users Charged With Complicity and Enhanced Penalties in Drug Overdose Cases." Here's the entire agenda, it's a... [[ This…
  • May 27

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    My blogging is light because I'm just finishing watching the last 24 episodes of Cartel de los Sapos (First Season.) In between episodes, I read about the real life persons the charaters are portraying, to see how closely the show follows…
  • May 27

    Soccer Officials Face U.S. Indictment and Extradition

    Soccer Officials Face U.S. Indictment and Extradition
    Swiss police have arrested several FIFA officials and sports marketing executives on a U.S. grand jury indictment alleging corruption and bribery related charges. They will be extradited the the U.S. to face trial. The head honcho, Sepp…
Rank this Week: 3

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • May 28

    Does the U.S. Have Legal Jurisdiction over the FIFA Officials?

    Does the U.S. Have Legal Jurisdiction over the FIFA Officials?
    Fourteen FIFA officials are being charged for allegations of racketeering, conspiracy, and corruption. The U.S. Department of Justice indicted all fourteen this past Wednesday and the officials were arrested at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland.…
  • May 28

    Will Lawsuits Put an End to College Hazing Rituals?

    Will Lawsuits Put an End to College Hazing Rituals?
    A distraught family is suing Baruch College in New York City for $25 million after their son, Michael Deng, died in a fraternity hazing ritual. The lawsuit comes after Deng’s parents sued the fraternity Pi Delta Psi and multiple members…
  • May 27

    Boy Scouts Might Finally Revoke the Ban on Gay Leader

    Boy Scouts Might Finally Revoke the Ban on Gay Leader
    Robert Gates, the former Defense Secretary and current president of the Boy Scouts, has called for the ban on gay Boy Scout leaders to be revoked. Although he’s not requesting that the policy be immediately changed, he made it clear…
Rank this Week: 114

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • May 28

    DOL Taking Interest in Smartphones and Off-the-Clock Work

    DOL Taking Interest in Smartphones and Off-the-Clock Work
    In this era of smartphones and tablets, remote work creates off-the-clock liability issues. There is no longer a clear line in the sand signifying the end of a work day. Litigation has increased from nonexempt employees claiming that they…
  • May 26

    DOL Updates FMLA Forms – Valid through May 2018

    DOL Updates FMLA Forms – Valid through May 2018
    The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has been working for some time on updates to Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms. On several occasions, DOL extended the expiration dates on the forms while the updates were pending. Now, the…
  • May 22

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​
    Attorney George David Kieffer, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has composed and directed a song and video to honor the nation’s veterans and raise funds for veterans organizations.…
Rank this Week: 375

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Discussion Paper on Use of Social Media by Canadian Judicial Officer

    Discussion Paper on Use of Social Media by Canadian Judicial Officer
    The Canadian Centre for Court Technology (CCCT-CCTJ) today released a discussion paper entitled The Use of Social Media by Canadian Judicial Officer.The paper is based on unprecedented survey of Canadian judicial officers with responses from…
  • May 26

    Canadian Lawyer Magazine Top 25 Most Influential 2015 Survey

    Canadian Lawyer Magazine Top 25 Most Influential 2015 Survey
    Canadian Lawyer is holding its sixth annual Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential survey:"Again this year, we will be picking the top 5 lawyers and judges in the following 5 categories:Corporate-commercial, including litigation,…
  • May 25

    Evolving Legal Services Research Project

    Evolving Legal Services Research Project
    Community Legal Education Ontario, in partnership with the Institute for Social Research at York University, has undertaken a major research project to examine the effectiveness of public legal education and information (PLEI) in helping…
Rank this Week: 754

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • May 28

    Judicial Control of the Rate of Error in Expert Witness Testimony

    Judicial Control of the Rate of Error in Expert Witness Testimony
    In Daubert, the Supreme Court set out several criteria or factors for evaluating the “reliability” of expert witness opinion testimony. The third factor in the Court’s enumeration was whether the trial court had considered…
  • May 20

    Can an Expert Witness Be Too Biased to Be Allowed to Testify

    Can an Expert Witness Be Too Biased to Be Allowed to Testify
    The Case of Barry Castleman Barry Castleman has been a fixture in asbestos litigation for over three decades. By all appearances, he was the creation of the litigation industry. Castleman received a bachelor of science degree in chemical…
  • May 15

    Professor Bernstein’s Critique of Regulatory Daubert

    Professor Bernstein’s Critique of Regulatory Daubert
    In the law of expert witness gatekeeping, the distinction between scientific claims made in support of litigation positions and claims made in support of regulations is fundamental. In re Agent Orange Product Liab. Litig., 597 F. Supp. 740,…
Rank this Week: 213

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    The Misdiagnosis of an Ectopic Pregnancy

    The Misdiagnosis of an Ectopic Pregnancy
    Though pregnancy may seem like an easy condition to diagnose, there are numerous possibilities for misdiagnosis. When physicians are negligent and incorrectly identify a medical condition, there can be fatal consequences. The development of…
  • May 18

    Inducement May Prove Healthier for Large Babie

    Inducement May Prove Healthier for Large Babie
    There is arguably no more natural process than pregnancy and delivery of a baby. The female body is wired for this process and most experts agree that the healthiest option for all concerned is to let nature take its course. But a growing…
  • May 5

    Injury Basics - The Risks of Breech Birth

    Injury Basics - The Risks of Breech Birth
    As the world celebrates the birth of a new royal princess, it is important to also recognize the risks of childbirth to both the mother and the baby. Parents expect physicians to act in a professional manner when diagnosing and treating…
Rank this Week: 929