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Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 144

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 143

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    In his first speech as President, Donald Trump delivered scheduled remarks at CIA headquarters in front of the memorial wall honoring fallen officers in an effort to heal the breach caused by his continual attacks on the intelligence…
  • Jan 23

    The Week That Will Be

    The Week That Will Be
    Event Announcements (More details on the Events Calendar) Tuesday, January 24th, at 9am:  In a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution, experts will discuss U.S.-China Relations in Transition: The Trump…
  • Jan 23

    Guantanamo Habeas Motion Appears to Reference Trump Tweet

    Guantanamo Habeas Motion Appears to Reference Trump Tweet
    Given Donald Trump’s continuing fondness for Twitter over the course of his rise to power, it was perhaps inevitable that sooner or later, we would start seeing his tweets showing up in litigations. Turns out it happened sooner, in fact…
Rank this Week: 148

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jan 23

    Freedom of Speech for Fordham Students?

    Freedom of Speech for Fordham Students?
    Fordham University recently denied an application from Students for Justice in Palestine to form an official campus organization. As reported by Inside Higher Ed, the dean of students gave the following explanation: While students are…
  • Jan 23

    Health Law VAP, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

    Health Law VAP, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
    The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position for 2017-18. The position would primarily involve teaching courses in the Health Law curricula and participation in the…
  • Jan 23

    University of Louisville Dean Finalist

    University of Louisville Dean Finalist
    The finalists in the University of Louisville dean search are here. They are Colin Crawford, Susan Duncan, Wesley Oliver, and Geoffrey Rapp.
Rank this Week: 136

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Top 10 Legal Headline

    Top 10 Legal Headline
    Here are your Top 10 legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter last week.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 23, 2017 at 8:09am PST- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit…
  • Jan 23

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of January 23, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of January 23, 2017
    Here are this week's leading legal news stories from Wise Law on TwitterSelf-represented defendants are a tricky problem for justice system - Toronto Star Order to use anonymous tip in open court could end Crime Stoppers, charity says -…
  • Jan 20

    Trustee Compensation: Small Numbers That Add Up

    Trustee Compensation: Small Numbers That Add Up
    BY PAUL ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYERSome might feel that being an Estate Trustee is an utterly thankless job. I'm here today to tell you thatisn't totally accurate. Trustees are entitled to a small 'thank you' in the form of a tariff on the work…
Rank this Week: 140

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

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

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    On the news: Hyman on reckless employee tweets and our new President

    On the news: Hyman on reckless employee tweets and our new President
    Last Thursday morning I received a call from Mike Brookbank, a reporter for WEWS, our local ABC affiliate. “I saw your quotes on Money.com on how to post on social media about President Trump without losing your job. I’m pitching…
  • Jan 20

    WIRTW #445 (the “dynamic duo” edition)

    WIRTW #445 (the “dynamic duo” edition)
    Last weekend was School of Rock weekend for the Hyman family. My kids showed a packed club what they’ve been working on for the past four months. Norah never disappoints when she performs (or in life, for that matter). Some 10…
  • Jan 19

    A not-so-subtle reminder about the need for cybersecurity training

    A not-so-subtle reminder about the need for cybersecurity training
    I feel like I’ve written a lot lately about the need for cybersecurity training for employees (for example, here, here, and here). Yet, as long as employees keep opening unknown emails and clicking on strange links, we need reminders…
Rank this Week: 139

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: 141

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jan 22

    USPTO Publishes Business Method Subject Matter Eligibility Examples: Part II

    USPTO Publishes Business Method Subject Matter Eligibility Examples: Part II
    By Michael Borella -- As discussed in a previous article, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently published new subject matter eligibility examples directed to the abstract idea exception to patentability under 35 U.S.C. § 101.…
  • Jan 22

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    January 25, 2017 - "Functional Patent Claims After Williamson: Understanding the Benefits and Risks for Your University's Patent Portfolio" (Technology Transfer Tactics) - 1:00 to 2:00 pm (Eastern) January 26, 2017 - "Leveraging Latest Patent…
  • Jan 21

    Chisum Patent Academy Patent Law Seminar

    Chisum Patent Academy Patent Law Seminar
    The Chisum Patent Academy will be offering the next session of its Advanced Patent Law Seminar on March 9-10, 2017 in Cincinnati, OH. The seminar is co-taught by Donald Chisum, author of the treatise Chisum on Patents (LexisNexis), and Janice…
Rank this Week: 149

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jan 22

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 22, 2017)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 22, 2017)
    "10 biggest corporations together have revenue greater than the 180 poorest countries combined" https://t.co/4Pwd5RWWl2 #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) January 16, 2017 "Trump has discovered he can move the…
  • Jan 21

    Saturday Movie Blogging - The Founder

    Saturday Movie Blogging - The Founder
    I’ve been waiting for The Founder to open for months. Starring Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc, it tells the story of the founding of McDonald’s restaurants. As business junkies and professors know, McDonald’s was an innovation: it created…
  • Jan 20

    Thoughts on the Star Trek Fan Film Copyright Lawsuit

    Thoughts on the Star Trek Fan Film Copyright Lawsuit
    A copyright lawsuit against Star Trek fan film creator Axanar Productions is going to trial this month. CBS and Paramount alleged infringement after Axanar raised over $1 million to produce a freely downloadable Star Trek movie and a…
Rank this Week: 138

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Jan 20

    Alarming Developments at Charlotte Law

    Alarming Developments at Charlotte Law
    This post at The Faculty Lounge by David Frakt suggests utter chaos is underway at Charlotte School of Law, an Infilaw for-profit law school. Charlotte law had previously pushed back the start of the semester by one week and the...
  • Jan 20

    Legal Malpractice Case Involving Labor Arbitration

    Legal Malpractice Case Involving Labor Arbitration
    I do not usually comment on tort cases. However, I recently came across Westchester Hills Gold Club v. Panken, 2017 N.Y. Slip Op. 30045(U) (New York Co. Jan. 10, 2017), which many readers may find of interest. Download Westchester Hills...
  • Jan 6

    Adjunct Savings Are Often Not Reinvested In Faculty Development

    Adjunct Savings Are Often Not Reinvested In Faculty Development
    Unless you have been living under a bus, it is apparent that adjuncts are being used more and more by colleges as well as by law schools. Adjuncts get paid a fraction-a very small fraction of what the full-timers get,...
Rank this Week: 147

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

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

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Jan 17

    Incorporation, Bonds and Statutes of Limitations, Oh My!

    Incorporation, Bonds and Statutes of Limitations, Oh My!
    We all know that the contract is king in Virginia.  We also know that Virginia will allow for a so called “incorporation” clause that will allow for “flow down” of certain prime contract provisions in a way that…
  • Jan 2

    Private Project Payment Bonds and Pay if Paid in Virginia

    Private Project Payment Bonds and Pay if Paid in Virginia
    One of the many items of construction law that has always been about as clear as mud has been the interaction between a contractual pay if paid clause and payment bond claims either under the Federal Miller Act or Virginia’s…
  • Jan 1

    Pre-Construction Issues: A Review

    Pre-Construction Issues: A Review
    Originally posted 2010-04-09 09:00:30. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWhen the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) contacted me over Twitter, I was both honored and happily surprised to find out that they wanted me to…
Rank this Week: 137

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

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

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 145

First4Lawyers News

First4Lawyers News

Features UK-centric legal news, with a focus on personal injury and medical negligence.

http://www.first4lawyers.com/news/
  • May 23

    How much can soap stars claim?

    How much can soap stars claim?
    Living in a soap opera has never been an easy ride, but none more so than today. Not only is there a good chance that you live a fairly downtrodden existence filled with daily misery and woe, but you’re far more likely to be involved in…
  • Feb 17

    Stay safe on the road in the wind

    Stay safe on the road in the wind
    FACT: Bad weather causes accidents. Whether it is snow, floods, fog or strong winds then it is always wise to avoid driving wherever possible in extreme weather. Accident claims specialists First4lawyers have produced a short guide to make…
  • Feb 17

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued
    Falling trees, toppled signs, flying debris, trips and slips are set to drive an increase in personal injury claims as 100 mph storms batter Britain, warn personal injury specialists First4lawyers. Storm damage can have a devastating impact…
Rank this Week: 146

LawPundit

LawPundit

Covers law, information technology, intellectual property and new media. By Andis Kaulins.

http://lawpunditblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 142

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jan 23

    USTR Website Removes Information on the TPP

    USTR Website Removes Information on the TPP
    As predicted in our earlier post, the website for the U.S. Trade Representative has quickly removed the information on the benefits that the Trans Pacific Partnership would have had for the United States and replaced it with a statement…
  • Jan 23

    President Trump Withdraws U.S. Signature from the TPP

    President Trump Withdraws U.S. Signature from the TPP
    U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an Executive Order this morning withdrawing the signature of the United States to the Trans Pacific Partnership ("TPP").
  • Jan 21

    Women's Marches Protesting Trump Catch On Around the World

    Women's Marches Protesting Trump Catch On Around the World
    One day following the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. President, massive demonstrations and marches were held in Washington, D.C. and it cities all across the United States. Reports indicate that turnout for these events dwarfed the…
Rank this Week: 154

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Jan 23

    Can an Employer Terminate an Employee Charged But Not Yet Convicted of a Criminal Offence?

    Can an Employer Terminate an Employee Charged But Not Yet Convicted of a Criminal Offence?
    An employer may be concerned about damaging their reputation by continuing to employ an individual that has been charged with a criminal offence. This may especially be the case if the employer is known to be involved with the community in…
  • Jan 18

    How To Choose the Best Wrongful Termination Lawyer

    How To Choose the Best Wrongful Termination Lawyer
    You have questions about your wrongful termination, but how can you find a wrongful termination lawyer you can trust? Do your research.  Like all service-based industries, it pays to spend some time and effort researching potential…
  • Jan 18

    Employee Duty to Mitigate Damages After Being Terminated

    Employee Duty to Mitigate Damages After Being Terminated
    Being terminated from employment can be an emotional and impassioned time but it is important that employees remain mindful of their duty to mitigate damages. This simply means that an employee must make the necessary efforts to lessen their…
Rank this Week: 156

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 152

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jan 23

    Adolescente que inventó crimen de odio, podría ser imputada

    Adolescente que inventó crimen de odio, podría ser imputada
    A principios de año surgió una fuerte controversia en Austria por las palabras de una adolescente musulmana de 14 años que dijo haber sido llamada terrorista y arrojada a las vías del tren por un extraño que…
  • Jan 22

    Detenido pastor que predijo la muerte de presidente de 93 años de edad

    Detenido pastor que predijo la muerte de presidente de 93 años de edad
    El pastor Patrick Mugadza fue detenido la semana pasada en Zimbabwe y acusado de “socavar la autoridad o insultar al presidente” por haber lanzado la profecía de que el presidente Robert Mugabe, de 93 años de edad,…
  • Jan 22

    Sancionan a quien llamó cerdo gordo a un niño en Facebook

    Sancionan a quien llamó cerdo gordo a un niño en Facebook
    La semana pasada, un tribunal francés sentenció a un hombre a pagar 5,000 euros después de haber llamado “cerdo gordo” a un niño de ocho años en un perfil de Facebook.
Rank this Week: 161

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Article 29 Working Party Releases GDPR Action Plan for 2017

    Article 29 Working Party Releases GDPR Action Plan for 2017
    On January 16, 2017, the Article 29 Working Party published further information about its Action Plan for 2017, which sets forth the Working Party’s priorities and objectives in the context of implementation of the EU GDPR for the year…
  • Jan 13

    NIST Releases Proposed Updates to Cybersecurity Framework

    NIST Releases Proposed Updates to Cybersecurity Framework
    On January 10, 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology released proposed updates to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, which include a new section on cybersecurity measurement and refinements…
  • Jan 13

    Email Privacy Act Reintroduced in Congre

    Email Privacy Act Reintroduced in Congre
    On January 9, 2017, Representatives Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and Jared Polis (D-CO) reintroduced the Email Privacy Act, which would amend the Electronic Communications Privacy Act to require government entities to obtain a warrant, based on…
Rank this Week: 158

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 151

The Invent Blog

The Invent Blog

Covers case law, inventors, patents and the USPTO. By Stephen M. Nipper.

http://blogs.bnip.com/tib/
  • Mar 17

    How to Add Figure Numbers to Patent Drawings using Adobe Acrobat

    How to Add Figure Numbers to Patent Drawings using Adobe Acrobat
    If you ever need to quickly add figure numbers to a number of sheets of drawings (each having a single drawing per sheet) for a provisional patent application and you have version of Adobe Acrobat Pro with the built in bates numbering…
  • Jun 23

    Access to Private PAIR/EFS-Web via Chrome ends in September 2015

    Access to Private PAIR/EFS-Web via Chrome ends in September 2015
    According to the USPTO, users will no longer be able to use Google Chrome to access PAIR/EFS-Web after September 2015. ADVISORY (22JUNE2015) In April 2015, Google Chrome removed the default ability to use the Java plug-in for browser version…
  • Sep 23

    USPTO First To File Roadshow

    USPTO First To File Roadshow
    Via this USPTO webpage: The USPTO will be hosting seven half-day roadshows across the country during September-October 2014 to increase the understanding of the First Inventor to File (FITF) provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA). In…
Rank this Week: 150

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Charon to be restaurant critic….

    Charon to be restaurant critic….
    Originally posted on Charon QC:You may find this truly astonishing, but I have been invited by Della Croft, the MD of Law And More, of which more later, and Vanessa Wozniak, the Editor of the LawandMore online magazine ……to be…
  • Oct 11

    Tweet du Jour…

    Tweet du Jour…
    I really must get back to some ‘sensible’ blogging.  I shall find my Panama Hat which aids thinking while writing and do so… I note that a future prime minister and the present ‘incumbent’ are in this…
  • Oct 11

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”
    Came across this Lord Shagger nonsense while ‘perusing’ my Charon files.  I think I may have to do a few more Lord Shagger posts now that the legal year is under way.  I may even be able to do/shoehorn in some vaguely…
Rank this Week: 159

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 160

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Covers law foundations of Canadian Law. From McGill University's Neil Wehneman and Erin Morgan.

http://www.lifeofalawstudent.com
  • Jul 11

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou
    I started writing this article the other day for an attorney law blog and realized how silly it sounded. I put in all of the work and then realized that probably everyone knows that sipping on that Red Bull and Vodka isn’t any good…
  • Dec 4

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?
    A court appointed ad litem (often referred to as guardian ad litem in Raleigh) refers to a court-appointed advocate for children involved in court proceedings.  These guardian ad litem volunteers represent the best interests of the child…
  • Nov 26

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill
    You’ve probably seen the shocking videos of de-beaked chickens shoved thirty to a cage at a factory farm, or rats running rampant at a food processing plant. Such things are upsetting to see- but as a member of the public, you…
Rank this Week: 153

The Briefcase

The Briefcase

Comments on Ohio law with an emphasis on criminal law. By Russ Bensing.

http://www.briefcase8.com/
  • Feb 28

    Friday Roundup

    Friday Roundup
    Big news from SCOTUS.  Not really.  The Potamac Nine did come down with a decision in a criminal case, Fernandez v. California.  The Highly Abbreviated Version of What Went Down:  the cops arrested Fernandez at his home,…
  • Feb 27

    My latest experiences with the burning bush

    My latest experiences with the burning bush
    I do a lot of appeals -- over 150, my BFF Lexis tells me -- and I'm constantly amazed at how much I still learn.  I've had two recent epiphanies.  The first is that the best time to start practicing for oral argument is just before…
  • Feb 26

    An unlikely story

    An unlikely story
    Every trial is a story.  The prosecution has a story.  The defense has a story.  Oftentimes, the defense story is nothing more than that the prosecution hasn't proved their story beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution's…
Rank this Week: 157

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 155

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 162

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jan 23

    Hail Concordia!

    Hail Concordia!
    My old Idaho colleague Mike Oths (formerly Idaho Bar Counsel and now Magistrate Judge) has advised me that his Professional Responsibility class at Concordia University School of Law picks out a "case of the day" from this blog to…
  • Jan 23

    Here Comes the Sun

    Here Comes the Sun
    A deferred disciplinary agreement has been entered into between an investigative panel of the Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct and a General Sessions Court judge. The agreement places the judge on probation for three years. The judge had…
  • Jan 23

    Golden Rule: No Golden Rule Argument

    Golden Rule: No Golden Rule Argument
    The Vermont Supreme Court has reversed a criminal conviction for in part as a result of the prosecutor's improper "Golden Rule" argument But the prosecutor did violate the “golden rule” by asking the jurors to put themselves in…
Rank this Week: 174

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jan 23

    Request for Comments on Examination Time Goal

    Request for Comments on Examination Time Goal
    Jan. 30 is the written comment period deadline for the USPTO’s Federal Register Notice, “Request for Comments on Examination Time Goals.”  From the PTO: The USPTO is conducting a comprehensive study of examination time.…
  • Jan 22

    The Last Days of Night – a brief review

    The Last Days of Night – a brief review
    By Jason Rantanen I recently read Graham Moore’s The Last Days of Night, a tale about the patent war between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse from the point of view of Paul Cravath, the young lawyer representing Westinghouse (and…
  • Jan 20

    More Confusion on Trump’s Next USPTO Director

    More Confusion on Trump’s Next USPTO Director
    Folks are having fun today with Federasl Government web page conversions. We still do not have confirmation that Michelle Lee will stay-on as Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and USPTO Director.  The newly…
Rank this Week: 169

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    WCRC RFP Due Date Revised

    WCRC RFP Due Date Revised
    Yesterday, CMS issued an amendment to the RFP for the WCMSA review contractor. The amendment published responses to questions by offerors, and informed offerors that additional answers to questions will be released on January 25, 2017. The…
  • Jan 19

    Arymo ER – Latest Addition to the Abuse Deterrent Opioids Market

    Arymo ER – Latest Addition to the Abuse Deterrent Opioids Market
    Last week, the FDA approved Arymo ER, an abuse-deterrent formulation of morphine sulfate extended release tablets, marketed by Egalet Corporation. Arymo ER comes in three dosage strengths: 15mg, 30mg, and 60mg and slated to hit the market…
  • Jan 18

    MSP False Claims Action Reaching Its Conclusion

    MSP False Claims Action Reaching Its Conclusion
    On January 18, 2017, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals brought an end to Kent Takemoto’s dreams of whistle blower riches. The Court upheld the District Court’s adoption of the Magistrate’s recommendation to dismiss the…
Rank this Week: 164

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Jan 19

    Could This Shooting Have Been Prevented? Bystanders Shot at Atlanta Gas Station

    Could This Shooting Have Been Prevented? Bystanders Shot at Atlanta Gas Station
    Was Negligent Gas Station Security a Factor in the Shooting of Innocent Bystanders? Local News A shooting outside of a BP gas station in southwest Atlanta reportedly left three people injured, including two innocent bystanders Saturday…
  • Jan 18

    Security Failure? Destiny Nelson Killed in Columbus Apartment Shooting

    Security Failure? Destiny Nelson Killed in Columbus Apartment Shooting
    Was Negligent Security a Factor in the Fatal Shooting of 17-Year-Old Destiny Nelson? Local News A tragic shooting at the Bull Creek Apartments in Columbus reportedly claimed the life of 17-year-old Destiny Nelson Monday, January 16, 2017.…
  • Jan 13

    UPDATE: Arrest Made in Clinton Patterson Shooting; Security Failure in Question

    UPDATE: Arrest Made in Clinton Patterson Shooting; Security Failure in Question
    UPDATE: Did a Fatal Security Lapse Contribute to the Death of Clinton Patterson Robbery? Local News 34-year-old Clinton Tyrell Patterson was reportedly shot during a robbery outside his North Grove apartment home Wednesday…
Rank this Week: 166

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 165

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Ways to Protect Your Assets in a Divorce

    Ways to Protect Your Assets in a Divorce
    You would be well aware of the fact that once you separate from your spouse and start a new life from scratch, you will need substantial financial support to pay your bills and maintain your regular standard of living. It is, therefore…
  • Jan 17

    How to Help Your Child Adjust to a Divorce

    How to Help Your Child Adjust to a Divorce
    A divorce can be a highly traumatizing and overwhelming situation for a child. Although a divorce is a stressful time for the partners getting separated, it is actually the children involved who suffer the deepest impact of a broken family.…
  • Jan 16

    Strategies for Dealing with an Angry Spouse in a Divorce

    Strategies for Dealing with an Angry Spouse in a Divorce
    What with the obvious anguish and stress of a shattered life, the involvement of a toxic spouse can make it even harder for you to deal with your divorce. The stubborn and aggressive attitude of a resentful partner can not only promote…
Rank this Week: 176

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jan 14

    Emoluments Clause: Constitution’s Least Litigated

    Emoluments Clause: Constitution’s Least Litigated
    Article I, Section 9, Clause 8 of the United States Constitution (known as the Emoluments Clause) reads: “No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall,…
  • Jan 12

    Update: World Share Interlibrary Loan Prime

    Update: World Share Interlibrary Loan Prime
    The Library is implementing a new system to manage interlibrary loans called World Share Interlibrary Loan Prime.  The system will streamline interlibrary loan service. Interlibrary loan (ILL) is the service that gives you access to the…
  • Dec 22

    Library Hours – Winter Break and Beyond

    Library Hours – Winter Break and Beyond
    The Library will be CLOSED from Saturday, December 24th, through Monday, January 2nd. Winter Session begins on Monday, January 2nd and ends on Friday, January 13th. These are the Library Hours for early January: Tuesday, January 3rd –…
Rank this Week: 178

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jan 12

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud
    LBJ gave up his radio stations. Jimmy Carter gave up his peanut farm. Untangling Donald Trump from his web of companies and interests is a bit more complicated.   Yesterday, a team of lawyers at Morgan Lewis released a “white…
  • Jan 3

    Chantix And The End Of Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical

    Chantix And The End Of Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical
    Last month, the FDA allowed Pfizer to change the warning label for Chantix — a drug prescribed for smoking cessation — so that it no longer has to have a prominent “black box” warning for psychiatric effects. Instead,…
  • Dec 1

    Younger People Are Actually More Supportive Of Democracy

    Younger People Are Actually More Supportive Of Democracy
    Have you seen this horrifying graphic? It’s from a New York Times story, “How Stable Are Democracies? ‘Warning Signs Are Flashing Red.’” The graphic suggests that people were asked whether it was…
Rank this Week: 172

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Jan 3

    The End of One Era for EDTexweblog.com - The Beginning of Another

    The End of One Era for EDTexweblog.com - The Beginning of Another
    I wanted to thank my readers over the past 13 years for the time they've taken to read my blog on practice in the Eastern District of Texas, and invite all of you to follow the blog's next, upgraded phase....
  • Dec 29

    2016 EDTX patent verdicts review; 43% Marshall/Tyler win rate; 52% overall; competitor cases increase

    2016 EDTX patent verdicts review; 43% Marshall/Tyler win rate; 52% overall; competitor cases increase
    2016 saw 19 patent trials in the Eastern District of Texas. Plaintiffs won 43% in the patent-heavy Marshall and Tyler divisions, but the overall outcome was 52% due to three plaintiff wins in the traditionally less patent-intensive divisions…
  • Dec 29

    Marshall News Messenger review of local court activity in 2016

    Marshall News Messenger review of local court activity in 2016
    It's the time of year for 2016 reviews, and today's Marshall News Messenger had one I thought readers might be interested in Judicial system in review: Marshall courts saw throng of good, bad activity in 2016 in which the paper's...
Rank this Week: 171

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

Covers Hepatitis A news, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Dec 25

    Hepatitis A case prompts public health alert in Clearwater area

    Hepatitis A case prompts public health alert in Clearwater area
    A clinical case of Hepatitis A has been identified in a food handler at the Dairy Queen establishment in Clearwater located at 318 Eden Rd. While Hepatitis A is uncommon... Continue Reading
  • Nov 10

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in Hawaii Hits 292

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in Hawaii Hits 292
    In its weekly update Wednesday, the Hawaii Department of Health reported no new confirmed cases from Nov. 3 through 9. It recorded one new case the previous week, bringing the... Continue Reading
  • Oct 22

    Hawaii Sushi Hepatitis A Update

    Hawaii Sushi Hepatitis A Update
    Since the last update, HDOH has identified 2 new cases of hepatitis A. Seventy-three (73) have required hospitalization. Findings of the investigation suggest that the source of the outbreak is... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 168

National Forest Law Blog

National Forest Law Blog

Focuses on legal issues and cases affecting national forest management and policy. By Ryan L. Woody.

http://www.nationalforestlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 177

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Feb 3

    Lord Lucan: Declared Dead (Twice) and Still Missing

    Lord Lucan: Declared Dead (Twice) and Still Missing
    In 1974, Lord Lucan, British aristocrat (think James Bond and Martinis, according to the New York Times), vanished after the body of his children’s nanny was found dead in the basement of his house. A year later, in 1975, Lord Lucan,…
  • Feb 2

    Alzheimer Awareness Month: #StillHere

    Alzheimer Awareness Month: #StillHere
    As Alzheimer Awareness Month draws to a close, the message the Alzheimer Society of Canada intended to convey in the #StillHere campaign is clear: A diagnosis of dementia does not necessarily mean that an individual is no longer capable of…
  • Feb 2

    Hull on Estates #452 – Responsibility for Joint Debts Upon Death

    Hull on Estates #452 – Responsibility for Joint Debts Upon Death
    This week on Hull on Estates, David Morgan Smith and Noah Weisberg discuss the responsibility for joint debt upon death of one of the debtors. Should you have any questions, please email us at webmaster@hullandhull.com or leave a comment on…
Rank this Week: 163

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 167

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: 173

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 175

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 170

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 195

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Stumbling into Obamacare Federalism

    Stumbling into Obamacare Federalism
    Federalism has various functions in our constitutional system.  But the picture of which functions matter most changes during periods of intense political polarization, intense federal government dysfunction, or both (and our current…
  • Jan 23

    A Long Arc of Deference or an Endless Cycle? Adding Internal Law and Politics to Adrian Vermeule’s Law’s Abnegation

    A Long Arc of Deference or an Endless Cycle? Adding Internal Law and Politics to Adrian Vermeule’s Law’s Abnegation
    Gillian Metzger For the Symposium on Adrian Vermeule, Law's Abnegation.             For progressives committed to strong administrative government, it’s been a tough couple of…
  • Jan 22

    Is Donald Trump a Fascist

    Is Donald Trump a Fascist
    One of the dilemmas facing constitutional analysts is trying to figure out exactly what type of threat to our constitutional order Donald Trump constitutes.  Consider (at least) four different possibilities:1)  He is "merely"…
Rank this Week: 194