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Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Aug 1

    Where Do We Go Now?

    Where Do We Go Now?
    Axl Rose may have said it best, but "where do we go now" was the theme of today's Argentina hearing. There wasn't really any official business to conduct. Unless you count all those pending motions about whether Bank of New...
  • Jul 31

    Injunction Math: Acceleration and the Incredible Shrinking Payment Percentage

    Injunction Math: Acceleration and the Incredible Shrinking Payment Percentage
    If some or all of Argentina's Exchange Bond holders accelerate their bonds after last night's default, the amount Argentina owes NML et al. under the terms of Judge Griesa's injunction could plummet. Here is the relevant language: Such…
  • Jul 30

    It Depends, Argentina Edition

    It Depends, Argentina Edition
    The phrase "it depends" was invented 130 year ago by a small group of drunk lawyers from London and New York for the sole purpose of annoying first-year law students, nonlawyers, and people from civil law jurisdictions. Like all…
Rank this Week: 142

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Aug 1

    Areheart & Stein on the Disability/Employability Divide

    Areheart & Stein on the Disability/Employability Divide
    Brad Areheart (Tennessee) and Michael Stein (William & Mary) have posted a new article on SSRN: The Disability/Employability Divide: Bottlenecks to Equal Opportunity, forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review. From the abstract: Joseph…
  • Aug 1

    Binding the United States to Arbitrate?

    Binding the United States to Arbitrate?
    False Claims Act suits come in two flavors – those brought by “relators” on behalf of the United States to recover for harm caused by false or fraudulent submission of claims to the government and retaliation suits seeking damages as...
  • Jul 31

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Act 10

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Act 10
    It a 5-2 decision today, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that the state's Act 10 was constitutional. As we reported earlier, the statute's validity was in doubt in earlier litigation, so this result wasn't a given. But unions certainly…
Rank this Week: 141

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Aug 1

    Communicate Right: Communicate and Write

    Communicate Right: Communicate and Write
    For this week’s Guest Post Friday, we welcome back Melissa Dewey Brumback.  Melissa is a North Carolina construction lawyer and a partner at Ragsdale Liggett in Raleigh. She mostly represents architects and engineers in…
  • Jul 30

    Even with LEED, Clear Specifications and Proper Documentation are Necessary

    Even with LEED, Clear Specifications and Proper Documentation are Necessary
    A recent lawsuit filed in California over the proper documentation necessary for LEED certification (discussed in detail at the Green Building Law Update) emphasizes the fact that, no matter how detailed the LEED certification process seems…
  • Jul 25

    Silver Lining? Economic Downturn Spurs Construction Dispute

    Silver Lining? Economic Downturn Spurs Construction Dispute
    For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back Rob Pitkin.  Rob (@KCconstrlawyer) is an attorney with the Construction Law Group of Horn Aylward & Bandy, LLC in Kansas City, where he handles Construction…
Rank this Week: 140

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Cloture invoked for Jill Pryor...

    Cloture invoked for Jill Pryor...
    ...but the Senate is now in recess till September.  So her final vote will happen then.
  • Jul 30

    Jill Pryor a step closer to the 11th Circuit

    Jill Pryor a step closer to the 11th Circuit
    Senator Reid has called for a cloture vote on Jill Pryor's nomination. It will be up for a vote on Friday morning, which means barring some craziness, she should be our newest 11th Circuit judge by early next week.She will fill Judge Birch's…
  • Jul 30

    Judge Gleeson gets justice

    Judge Gleeson gets justice
    He did it.  The blog previously covered his request to prosecutors to do the right thing and this New York Times piece covers the government's agreement at Judge Gleeson's urging:Francois Holloway has spent nearly two…
Rank this Week: 138

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 136

The Justice Blog

The Justice Blog

The Official Blog of the United States Department of Justice.

http://blogs.justice.gov/main/
Rank this Week: 139

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

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

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 137

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 1

    Regulating Political Intelligence

    Regulating Political Intelligence
    Donna Nagy and Richard Painter have a very insightful new article on the political intelligence issue. Plugging Leaks and Lowering Levees in the Federal Government: Practical Solutions for Securities... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jul 31

    The Argentine Debt Litigation

    The Argentine Debt Litigation
    Alison Frankel has a very insightful post about how the looking Argentine debt default illustrates the limits of US courts to manage sovereign debt litigation: ... the hedge fund litigation with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Jul 30

    Will the NLRB's McDonald's Decision Affect How We Teach Agency Law?

    Will the NLRB's McDonald's Decision Affect How We Teach Agency Law?
    The agency chapter of the Business Associations casebook I co-author with Bill Klein and Mark Ramseyer relies heavily on cases involving franchise relationships. Is the franchisee an agent of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 144

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    An Open Letter To Kamala Harri

    An Open Letter To Kamala Harri
    Dear Madam Attorney General: I write to urge you to not appeal Jones v. Chappell, the recent federal court decision holding that the administration of California's death penalty is irrevocably dysfunctional, resulting in systemic delays in…
  • Jun 13

    George Bush's Iraq: The Long Reach Of The Pottery Barn Rule

    George Bush's Iraq: The Long Reach Of The Pottery Barn Rule
    "You are going to be the proud owner of 25 million people,' he told the president. 'You will own all their hopes, aspirations, and problems. You'll own it all."-- Secretary of State Colin Powell to President George W. Bush per Bob…
  • Jun 10

    When The Lunatic Fringe Goes Mainstream

    When The Lunatic Fringe Goes Mainstream
    While outraged conservatives fear that President Obama's exchange of five Taliban prisoners for the release of POW Bowe Bergdhal will precipitate terrorist attacks from Islam Jihadists, they conveniently ignore the…
Rank this Week: 143

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    RUMPOLE AT REST....

    RUMPOLE AT REST....
    ... Because life is too short not to travelto drink bad wineto not follow your dreamsto eat bad foodto associate with bad peopleto represent pain-in-the-butt clientsto tangle with clueless judgesto not read great booksto not see great…
  • Jul 30

    ANOTHER THOUGHTFUL JUDGE

    ANOTHER THOUGHTFUL JUDGE
    Longtime and careful readers of this blog know the high regard in which we hold US District Court Judge John Gleeson (EDNY). And Judge Gleeson again proves that humanity and common sense belong in the justice system. In Judge Gleeson's…
  • Jul 28

    A JUDGE SPEAKS

    A JUDGE SPEAKS
    Every now and then the system works. A wise and experienced and successful individual runs for judge not because s/he needs a steady paycheck and a decent retirement, but because they want to give back to this community and hopefully…
Rank this Week: 146

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/
Rank this Week: 145

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jul 30

    The PTO’s Cambridge Roundtable: Read all about it

    The PTO’s Cambridge Roundtable: Read all about it
    And so it was that, as previously blogged, on June 25, 2014, I participating in the copyright statutory damages segment of the PTO’ / Department of Commerce / Internet Policy Task Force public roundtable discussion “Green Paper…
  • Jul 24

    The Garden State Parkway and government trademarks: What exit?

    The Garden State Parkway and government trademarks: What exit?
    @RonColeman @likely2confuse Can you opine on this one: http://t.co/NTwO0K6XzH — Keith Kaplan (@kkaplan) July 24, 2014 So, yes:  One of my many continuing series around here has long been the assertion of trademark rights by…
  • Jul 22

    Cover me

    Cover me
    Originally posted 2010-05-18 13:02:18. Republished by Blog Post PromoterPhoto Attorney Carolyn Wright writes: Rebecca Tushnet over at the 43Blog reports on a recent case in New York where the court determined that the use of a woman’s…
Rank this Week: 149

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Think of yourself as a mountain

    Think of yourself as a mountain
    TRY: Setting aside a time every day for just being. Five minutes would be fine, or ten or twenty or thirty if you want to venture that far. Sit down and watch the moments unfold, with no agenda other than to be fully present. Use the breath…
  • Jul 14

    Is going to divorce court ever the answer?

    Is going to divorce court ever the answer?
  • Jun 12

    California divorce resources I use

    California divorce resources I use
    If you are representing yourself or otherwise interested, these are some of the resources I’ve used as a practicing divorce attorney. This is an evolving list, which I will add to in the future. Please bookmark the page and check…
Rank this Week: 147

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 148

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Aug 1

    Spotlighting that nearly all GOP Prez hopefuls are talking up sentencing reform

    Spotlighting that nearly all GOP Prez hopefuls are talking up sentencing reform
    I have previously questioned the assertion that significant federal sentencing is inevitable, and the failure of the current Congress to make serious progress on the Smarter Sentencing Act or other notable pending federal sentencing reform…
  • Jul 31

    More potent reviews of criminal justice data via the Washington Post's Wonkblog

    More potent reviews of criminal justice data via the Washington Post's Wonkblog
    In this post last week, titled " "There’s little evidence that fewer prisoners means more crime," I made much of some recent postings on the Washington Post Wonkblog and suggested that sentencing fans ought to make a habit of…
  • Jul 31

    Making a libertarian case for "Why the Death Penalty Needs to Die"

    Making a libertarian case for "Why the Death Penalty Needs to Die"
    The title of this post is drawn from the headline of this notable new commentary by Nick Gillespie at The Daily Beast. Here are excerpts: As a libertarian, I’m not surprised that the state is so incompetent that it can’t...
Rank this Week: 150

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Court Has Jurisdiction to Overturn an IME Order After the Examination is Complete

    Court Has Jurisdiction to Overturn an IME Order After the Examination is Complete
    If a party to a lawsuit is ordered to attend an independent medical exam can a Court hear an appeal of the order after the examination is complete?  The BC Court of Appeal addressed this in reasons for judgement released today and the…
  • Jul 30

    “Walk Away” Offer Fails to Trigger Double Costs in Liability Trial

    “Walk Away” Offer Fails to Trigger Double Costs in Liability Trial
    Reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, addressing a defence application for double costs after a Plaintiff’s personal injury claim was dismissed. In this week’s case (Miller v.…
  • Jul 29

    60/40 Liability Split After Pedestrian Steps in Front of Bu

    60/40 Liability Split After Pedestrian Steps in Front of Bu
    Corrected reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, assessing fault between a pedestrian and a bus driver. In today’s case (Whelan v. BC Transit) the Plaintiff pedestrian “was…
Rank this Week: 151

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 1

    News Scan

    News Scan
    AL Postpones Executions Until 2015: An Alabama lawmaker has announced that the state will not be able to resume executing death row inmates until Spring 2015.  The Associated Press reports that Alabama has run out of lethal injection…
  • Jul 31

    Libertarians Endorse Murder

    Libertarians Endorse Murder
    OK, they don't endorse murder, exactly, but they come too close for comfort in a truly idiotic, and dishonest, article in Reason Magazine by Nick Gillespie. Its title is, "Why the Death Penalty Needs to Die."  Here's how it starts:...
  • Jul 31

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Prosecutor Challenges Early Release of Inmates: An Ohio prosecutor has issued a court challenge against a policy that allows prison directors to recommend to judges the early release of certain offenders, calling it a violation of separation…
Rank this Week: 156

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: 157

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    China Distribution Agreements In Real Life

    China Distribution Agreements In Real Life
    Hardly a week goes by without some American SME confidently telling one of my firm’s China lawyers of how they will be working with a great distributor in China to get the US company’s product into the China market. Our job as…
  • Jul 29

    China Cosmetics From Overseas. Animal Testing Required.

    China Cosmetics From Overseas. Animal Testing Required.
    We represent a number of all natural organic cosmetic companies. Almost without exception, these companies tout how their products are “cruelty free” because they are never tested on animals. Many of these companies rightly see…
  • Jul 27

    Where To Locate Your Business In China Or Asia

    Where To Locate Your Business In China Or Asia
    A reporter recently asked me why our clients that had chosen to locate in Vietnam had chosen Vietnam over China. I mentioned lower costs, less competition, and how some had told me that it was because they just flat out preferred spending…
Rank this Week: 154

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • May 6

    Your New Tires Might Not Actually Be New At All

    Your New Tires Might Not Actually Be New At All
    May 6, 2014 Yesterday, San Diego’s 10 News released an investigative reporting that indicated new tires being sold in San Diego, and nationwide, may not be new at all. There is no state or federal regulation to stop salesmen from…
  • May 6

    HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO: A MESSAGE FROM OUR STAFF

    HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO: A MESSAGE FROM OUR STAFF
    HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO: A MESSAGE FROM OUR STAFF May 5, 2014 Summary: Many Americans see Cinco de Mayo as a good excuse to hit the bars, but the event also preserved our democracy.  Cinco de Mayo is a holiday worth celebrating; if you plan…
  • Apr 25

    Multiple Students Injured in Anaheim Hills School Bus Crash

    Multiple Students Injured in Anaheim Hills School Bus Crash
    Multiple Students Injured in Anaheim Hills School Bus Crash An Orange Unified School District bus carrying 11 middle school students veered off the road and crashed into a tree in Anaheim Hills yesterday, leaving multiple students with…
Rank this Week: 155

Freedom To Differ

Freedom To Differ

Speaks freely about legal and policy issues facing the media and the internet. By Peter Black.

http://www.freedomtodiffer.com/freedom_to_differ/
  • Feb 25

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2014 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Oct 1

    Daily Twitter Link

    Daily Twitter Link
  • Aug 3

    Blogging the election

    Blogging the election
    This afternoon the Kevin Rudd will visit the Governor-General and request a dissolution and an election on 7 September. A proclamation will then have to be issued dissolving the House of Representatives. The writ initiating the 150 House…
Rank this Week: 153

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 152

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
  • Aug 1

    Russia under sanctions: no longer business as usual

    Russia under sanctions: no longer business as usual
    legalweek These are dark days for businesses - and their lawyers - who have been working for many years to develop trade and investment flows between Russia and other countries, as Morgan Lewis Moscow chief Brian Zimbler report
  • Jul 3

    Sleeping is the enemy - what BNP Paribas' $8.9bn fine tells us about lawyer ethic

    Sleeping is the enemy - what BNP Paribas' $8.9bn fine tells us about lawyer ethic
    legalweek An article by Susan Beck in the New York Law Journal takes a look at the role of lawyers in the events leading to BNP Paribas's $8.9bn settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ).
  • Jul 2

    The Defamation Act, six months on - has it been a success?

    The Defamation Act, six months on - has it been a success?
    legalweek The Defamation Act 2013 came into force on 1 January 2014, billed as providing enhanced protection for publishers and website operators, and with measures to curb trivial claims and 'libel tourism'. Has it been a…
Rank this Week: 159

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jul 31

    Guilty Plea In One Of the Largest, Longest Running Tax Fraud Schemes Ever

    Guilty Plea In One Of the Largest, Longest Running Tax Fraud Schemes Ever
    A 29 year old New Jersey woman today pleaded guilty for her part in a scheme to steal nearly $65 million in bogus tax refunds. Elian Matlovsky admitted her part in a scheme that used stolen Social Security numbers and purchased mail routes to…
  • Jul 28

    Charles Barkley Offers To Pay Funeral Costs For Youngest Carjacking Victim

    Charles Barkley Offers To Pay Funeral Costs For Youngest Carjacking Victim
    Over the weekend, carjackers crashed a stolen SUV into a crowd in Philadelphia, killing three young children. As the city searched for those responsible, former NBA star Charles Barkley stepped forward and asked to help.
  • Jul 28

    Spanish Court Moving Forward With Messi Tax Evasion Case

    Spanish Court Moving Forward With Messi Tax Evasion Case
    Lionel Messi may have won over fans with his impressive performance in the World Cup but he has yet to win over the Spanish courts. Despite allegedly settling up his tax debts, Messi will be prosecuted on tax evasion charges.
Rank this Week: 158

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 160

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Aug 1

    OED Discipline for False, Misleading Statements in Brief to CAFC

    OED Discipline for False, Misleading Statements in Brief to CAFC
    The USPTO charged that Hicks violated 37 C.F.R. 10.20 et seq.[1] Ultimately, Hicks acknowledged that he violated 37 C.F.R. 10.23(b)(5), which prohibited “conduct that is prejudicial to the administration of justice.” *** Thus,…
  • Aug 1

    GE Patents: Patents of Note: Medical Inventions & Alternative Energy System

    GE Patents: Patents of Note: Medical Inventions & Alternative Energy System
    General Electric has been awash in recently issued patents pertaining to medical technologies, and we discuss an intriguing collection of these inventions. One patent protects an improved anaesthesia delivery system that monitors oxygen…
  • Jul 31

    Abstraction in the Commonplace: Alice v. CLS Bank and its Use of Ubiquity to Determine Patent Eligibility

    Abstraction in the Commonplace: Alice v. CLS Bank and its Use of Ubiquity to Determine Patent Eligibility
    A troubling aspect of the analysis in the Alice opinion is the suggestion that an invention, once patent eligible, can become patent ineligible simply based on the passage of time and public adoption. Dialogue in the oral argument as well as…
Rank this Week: 167

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jul 31

    Jay Walker: Fix the Licensing System

    Jay Walker: Fix the Licensing System
  • Jul 30

    Supreme Court Patent Cases Per Decade

    Supreme Court Patent Cases Per Decade
    The Chart below is an update of one I published earlier this year. The new chart adds in a couple of extra cases that I had previously not included and also takes account of the Supreme Court’s spate of decisions this term, including…
  • Jul 29

    Interpreting Claims Against The Drafter

    Interpreting Claims Against The Drafter
    By Dennis Crouch Over the past year, the Federal Circuit has decided dozens of important patent cases. Of those, one of the most important appears to be 3M Innovative Props. Co. v. Tredegar Corp., 725 F.3d 1315 (Fed. Cir. 2013). When I wrote…
Rank this Week: 164

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 161

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog /…

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog / Blawg

Covers biker and motorcycle legal issues, safety tips, motorcycle ride reports and personal injury information. By Norman Gregory Fernandez.

http://bikerlawblog.com/
  • Jul 11

    How to get to your fuse panel on your Harley Davidson Electra glide motorcycle

    How to get to your fuse panel on your Harley Davidson Electra glide motorcycle
    I have created a series of videos to help people wrench on their Harley Davidson motorcycles. The below video discusses not only how to get to the fuse panel on your Harley Davidson Electra glide motorcycle, it also teaches you how to remove…
  • Jul 4

    Happy Independence Day, 2014

    Happy Independence Day, 2014
    I would like to wish you on behalf of myself and the Biker Law Blog a happy Independence Day for the year 2014. On this day in the year 1776, a group of liberal radicals declared their independence from the English Empire, which was a…
  • Jul 3

    How to hardwire a GPS into a Harley-Davidson Electra glide

    How to hardwire a GPS into a Harley-Davidson Electra glide
    For several years now I’ve used a GPS set up my different Harley-Davidson Electra glides with a cigarette charger type of cable that I had the jerry-rigged into the GPS. You can read an article that I wrote about my GPS setup back in…
Rank this Week: 162

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

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

    The Procreation Question

    The Procreation Question
    When you talk to traditional marriage advocates, there is always the procreation question.  That is, allowing gays or lesbians to get married cannot lead to naturally conceived children.  If the only purpose of marriage in this…
  • Mar 27

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."
    Roger Simon argues that those among the gay/lesbian community who seek to get married are just as bourgeois as those middle class heterosexuals who want to get married.  These are people who are committed to what Simon…
  • Mar 26

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 165

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 166

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Covers Texas construction accidents and workplace safety. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.texas-construction-accident-attorney.com
  • Nov 15

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store
    Two workers were injured in Fort Worth, TX by a falling awning on November 14, 2012. The workers were attempting to remove the awning as part of a renovation project for Gateway Church at an abandoned grocery store. The men sustained nonfatal…
  • Nov 12

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident
    According to local news reports, 39-year old John Goode, an employee of Drewery Tree Service’s tree cutting business, was killed on November 9, 2012 after a work accident. Goode was trimming trees at Stephen F. Austin University and was at…
  • Nov 8

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 163

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 1

    Maryland extends pay hike for Medicaid physician

    Maryland extends pay hike for Medicaid physician
    Maryland officials are spending tens of millions of dollars to extend a federal pay hike for physicians who serve Medicaid patients, but it’s unclear whether the incentive has been effective at increasing those patients’ access to…
  • Aug 1

    Towson law firm seeks halt of AG investigation

    Towson law firm seeks halt of AG investigation
    A Towson law firm says it is being investigated by the attorney general’s Consumer Protection Division for services it stopped providing several years ago and, in some instances, never offered at all.
  • Aug 1

    Stay sought in ruling on Va. gay-marriage ban

    Stay sought in ruling on Va. gay-marriage ban
    A county court clerk in northern Virginia is seeking to delay a federal appeals court ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
Rank this Week: 176

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Aug 1

    3 Count: Let it Go… On

    3 Count: Let it Go… On
    Lawsuit over Frozen trailer is allowed to move forward, dueling milk crates spark battle in Australia and it Yo! vs. Oi! in the battle of one-word apps. The post 3 Count: Let it Go… On appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jul 31

    The Impact of Pre-Release Piracy

    The Impact of Pre-Release Piracy
    With the leak of the upcoming Expendables movie, it's worth taking a look at why pre-release piracy is treated so serious and what can be done about it. The post The Impact of Pre-Release Piracy appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jul 31

    3 Count: $90,000 Delay

    3 Count: $90,000 Delay
    FilmOn hit with $90,000 contempt judgment, NMPA sues two unlicensed lyrics sites and Polish group wants to expand copyright levy to phones and tablets. The post 3 Count: $90,000 Delay appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 168

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Guardians of Wow!

    Guardians of Wow!
    I caught an early screening of Guardians of the Galaxy last night and it was truly a lot of fun. Think of it as Marvel meets Star Wars with uber hunk Chris Pratt as the new Han Solo. Doing a quick image search on said actor revealed that he…
  • Aug 1

    SFL Friday -- More Than This?

    SFL Friday -- More Than This?
    You guys know I'm a sucker for the dreamers, the misfit toys, the creators and iconoclasts who start with nothing and keep on beating to their own drum no matter who is listening or whether they can pronounce correctly the name of an…
  • Jul 31

    The Coveted SFL "Bump"!

    The Coveted SFL "Bump"!
    Do you care what some anonymous blogger thinks about our judicial races?I certainly don't.But if you do, read on:Alright kids, here are our picks --Miami-Dade County Court Judge: Group 19 - Rachel DOOLEY Group 36 - Nuria SAENZ Miami…
Rank this Week: 178

ADR Times

ADR Times

Covers alternative dispute resolution issues.

http://www.adrtimes.com/
  • Aug 1

    The Role of the Peacemaker: Adaptive versus Technical Work

    The Role of the Peacemaker: Adaptive versus Technical Work
    People often wonder what a peacemaker does. Is it mediation, or is it something different? What distinguishes peacemaking from other mediation processes?  
  • Aug 1

    DirecTV CEO Will Consider Mediation

    DirecTV CEO Will Consider Mediation
    "Satellite broadcaster DirecTV said it would be open to some sort of mediation to resolve its dispute with Time Warner Cable over carriage of SportsNet LA, the new local TV home for the Dodgers."
  • Jul 31

    Met Opera Unions Agree to Federal Mediator as Deadline Loom

    Met Opera Unions Agree to Federal Mediator as Deadline Loom
    The unions representing the Metropolitan Opera’s chorus and orchestra said on Thursday they had agreed to have a federal mediator come in at the 11th hour to try to help with negotiations as the midnight deadline for a threatened…
Rank this Week: 174

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/
  • Aug 1

    WIRTW #330 (the “be careful what you post” edition)

    WIRTW #330 (the “be careful what you post” edition)
    You’d think that people would know better than to post a private conversations with one’s attorney over a public social network. Kaiser v. Gallup, Inc. (D. Neb. 7/8/14) (h/t We Know Next) is an ADA case. During discovery, the…
  • Jul 31

    6th Cir. invalidates individual waivers of FLSA collective action participation

    6th Cir. invalidates individual waivers of FLSA collective action participation
    The wage-and-hour class or collective action lawsuit is one of, if not the, greatest risk facing employers. Many of these lawsuits are filed by disgruntled ex-employees. And, many employers seek to limit their risk by securing waivers from…
  • Jul 30

    NLRB seeks to supersize its joint-employer standard

    NLRB seeks to supersize its joint-employer standard
    The NLRB is waging war on employers, and it’s drawing its latest battle line at the McDonald’s drive-in. Yesterday, the NLRB Office of General Counsel announced that it has authorized complaints against 43 different…
Rank this Week: 172

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: 177

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By John B. Mesirow.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jul 31

    Yup. Definitely Time For Some Sensitivity Training.

    Yup. Definitely Time For Some Sensitivity Training.
    Please, tell The Juice that this Connecticut legislator did not just push the button to talk and say that. Alas, he did. As reported by the The New London Day: State Rep. Ernest Hewett, D-New London, was removed from his post as deputy…
  • Jul 30

    Oh, So You Think You Can Mess With My Trust Just Because I’m Dead?

    Oh, So You Think You Can Mess With My Trust Just Because I’m Dead?
    So back in 1996, this couple in Arkansas set up a Trust. The beneficiaries were his 3 kids and her 3 nieces. Simple enough. Well, after Robert died, guess what Robena did? Kids? What kids? She amended the trust to exclude her deceased…
  • Jul 29

    Drawing Attention To Yourself? Not A Good Idea.

    Drawing Attention To Yourself? Not A Good Idea.
    Working on your knife-throwing in a public area is not a good idea under normal circumstances.  How about under these circumstances, as reported by kval.com (Eugene, Oregon): Police responded to the commercial district near NW 9th Street…
Rank this Week: 171

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
Rank this Week: 173

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
Rank this Week: 170

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Recovering Illicit Assets Via Switzerland’s Mutual Legal Assistance Unit

    Recovering Illicit Assets Via Switzerland’s Mutual Legal Assistance Unit
    Mr. Pascal Gossin is the head of Switzerland’s Mutual Legal Assistance Unit, (hereinafter “the Unit”), which is part of the Federal Office of Justice.  Mr. Gossin was a fellow speaker at the Carmelite Chambers…
  • Jul 3

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Four Methods Spouses Sometimes Use To Conceal Asset

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Four Methods Spouses Sometimes Use To Conceal Asset
    This is the eighth post in the “Divorce & Hidden Money” series.  Like “Four Asset Concealment Tools” and “Four Ways Assets Can Be Secretly Transferred”, the post reveals methods a spouse may use to…
  • Jun 10

    Carmelite Chambers International Fraud & Asset Recovery Conference

    Carmelite Chambers International Fraud & Asset Recovery Conference
    I will present my program “The Ins & Outs Of Recovering Assets Via Whistleblowers & Other Tipsters” in London at 11:40 AM June 23, 2014, during the Carmelite Chambers International Fraud & Asset Recovery…
Rank this Week: 175

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 169

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Aug 1

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 1º/8 20h – Grandes Julgamentos do STF O programa apresenta decisão do STF sobre fixação do salário mínimo, na qual declarou constitucional a Lei 12.382, que autoriza o Poder Executivo…
  • Aug 1

    Plenário julga 127 processos na sessão desta sexta-feira (1º)

    Plenário julga 127 processos na sessão desta sexta-feira (1º)
    Na primeira sessão do segundo semestre de 2014, realizada nesta sexta-feira (1º) sob a presidência interina do ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, o Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) julgou 127 recursos, entre…
  • Aug 1

    Programação da Rádio justiça para o fim de semana (2)

    Programação da Rádio justiça para o fim de semana (2)
    Saúde é Direito Neste sábado, estreia na Rádio Justiça o programa Saúde é Direito com a apresentação de Marina Fauth. O programa de estreia destaca a forma como a Justiça…
Rank this Week: 182

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
  • Aug 1

    Beck, Doherty Introduce Bill to Save Cats & Dogs from Death Sentence

    Beck, Doherty Introduce Bill to Save Cats & Dogs from Death Sentence
    Senators Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) and Mike Doherty (R-Hunterdon, Somerset, Warren) introduced legislation to save cats and dogs no longer used for educational, research or scientific purposes from automatic death sentences. Legislation by…
  • Aug 1

    Beck & O’Scanlon to Menendez: It’s About Time!

    Beck & O’Scanlon to Menendez: It’s About Time!
    State Legislators Say That Although Senator Is Late to the Table on Flood Insurance Problems, They Welcome His Help Senator Jennifer Beck and Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon responded to a NorthJersey.com article in which U.S. Senator…
  • Jul 31

    O’Toole, Russo, Rumana Introduce Bill to Create ‘Christopher Goodell Memorial Highway’

    O’Toole, Russo, Rumana Introduce Bill to Create ‘Christopher Goodell Memorial Highway’
    Senator Kevin O’Toole and Assemblymen David Russo and Scott Rumana (all R-40) introduced today legislation to create the “Christopher Goodell Memorial Highway” along State Route 17 in Waldwick in memory of the fallen…
Rank this Week: 179