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ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Dec 7

    Economic Sanctions and War

    Economic Sanctions and War
    As the year (and the current administration) draws to an end, there has not been much news on the export front.  So, I’m using today, which is Pearl Harbor Day, to raise the question as to whether U.S. sanctions on Japan for its…
  • Dec 2

    Prosecutors’ Flood of Crocodile Tears Drown the Wind

    Prosecutors’ Flood of Crocodile Tears Drown the Wind
    ABOVE: Reza Zarrab This blog recently reported on the Iran sanctions case against Reza Zarrab in which Judge Berman misread and misquoted the International Emergency Economic Powers Act to hold that the United States has criminal…
  • Nov 30

    Maybe There’s a Good Idea Lurking in Tom Fox’s Stealth Advertorial

    Maybe There’s a Good Idea Lurking in Tom Fox’s Stealth Advertorial
    Over at the excellent FCPA Compliance & Ethics Blog, Tom Fox has a plug for email monitoring software disguised as a blog post.  He’s even doing a “webinar” with the software developers — completely free, of…
Rank this Week: 838

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Rosner v. Rosner

    Rosner v. Rosner
    2016 NY Slip Op 06816 October 19, 2016 This is an appeal by Norman Rosner for a decision by the Supreme Court, decided on June 26, 2014. The order granted the motion of Christine Rosner, where she was to recover real estate taxes which she…
  • Nov 30

    In re: Custody /Visitation of Beverly

    In re: Custody /Visitation of Beverly
    April 26, 2016 The biological mother (petitioner) Beverly L. surrendered her parental rights of her 2 daughters Kendall and Brooke, and her son Zachary. She signed a Judicial Conditional Surrender reserving the right to visit her children and…
  • Nov 18

    Matter of Andrea CC v Eric DD

    Matter of Andrea CC v Eric DD
    NY Slip Op 07310 October 8, 2015 This is an appeal of the Family Court of Fulton City, which modified a prior custody order. Continue reading
Rank this Week: 196

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Dec 7

    Salmonella and Pancakes Don’t Mix

    Salmonella and Pancakes Don’t Mix
    Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for certain Publix Premium Pancake and Waffle Mixes after being informed by the supplier that milk powder used as an ingredient may contain Salmonella. The mixes were sold at Publix stores in…
  • Dec 7

    2M Pounds of Undercooked “ready-to-eat chicken” Recalled over Bacteria Risk

    2M Pounds of Undercooked “ready-to-eat chicken” Recalled over Bacteria Risk
    FSIS announced that National Steak and Poultry, an Owasso, Okla., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,976,089 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products due to adulteration because of possible undercooking, resulting in the potential…
  • Dec 7

    Botulism Recall: Uneviscerated Smoked Mackerel

    Botulism Recall: Uneviscerated Smoked Mackerel
    Phil-am Trading, Inc. of Jersey City, NJ is recalling Phil-am Smoked Mackerel (Hasa-Hasa), because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers…
Rank this Week: 59

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 7

    Transparency Project: Family Court Reporting Watch – Weekly Round-Up

    Transparency Project: Family Court Reporting Watch – Weekly Round-Up
    The purpose of this update is to correct, clarify and comment on media reports of family court cases, to explain and comment on published Judgments of family cases and to highlight other transparency news. Media Reports of Family Courts Case…
  • Dec 7

    Case Law, Australia: Heather Reid v Stan Dukic, $180,000 damages for nine Facebook posts – Yvonne Kux

    Case Law, Australia: Heather Reid v Stan Dukic, $180,000 damages for nine Facebook posts – Yvonne Kux
    In the case of Reid v Dukic [2016] ACTSC 344, a man who posted a series of Facebook posts defaming the chief executive of a Canberra football organisation has been ordered to pay her damages of $180,000. ACT Supreme Court Justice…
  • Dec 5

    Consultation on Leveson: the Press has no case at all – Brian Cathcart

    Consultation on Leveson: the Press has no case at all – Brian Cathcart
    The Government has launched a public consultation on ‘The Leveson Inquiry and its Implementation’. You might think that when they consult in this way it must be a thorny issue with strong arguments on both sides, but in this case…
Rank this Week: 156

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: 598

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Dec 7

    Counterfeit Pain Pills More Dangerous Than Original

    Counterfeit Pain Pills More Dangerous Than Original
    Thousands of counterfeit pain pills confiscated during a massive drug bust turned out to be more dangerous that the original prescriptions the bogus pills were imitating. Distribution of pain pills Just a couple days prior to Thanksgiving, a…
  • Dec 5

    Wrongful Appropriation – Borrowing without Permission

    Wrongful Appropriation – Borrowing without Permission
    If someone is found to be borrowing property that doesn’t belong to them and does it without the owner’s permission it is known as wrongful appropriation. Wrongful appropriation Utah code 76-6-404.5 defines wrongful appropriation…
  • Nov 30

    Impaired Driving – The Reduced DUI Charge for Utah Driver

    Impaired Driving – The Reduced DUI Charge for Utah Driver
    Utah drivers who are arrested for a DUI need to know there’s a chance they may be offered a reduced charge known as impaired driving. Although this charge is slightly better than a DUI, it is best to consult with a criminal defense…
Rank this Week: 982

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/
  • Dec 7

    Coping With Post-Traumatic Election-Induced Stress Disorder

    Coping With Post-Traumatic Election-Induced Stress Disorder
    I am very slowly working my way through the five steps of grieving (see Five Stages of Trump), mostly still toggling between denial and anger.  It is impossible to move forward when every day brings a new trigger -- another trifecta…
  • Dec 2

    The Media Needs To Wake The Fuck Up

    The Media Needs To Wake The Fuck Up
    Now is the time to counter lies with facts, repeatedly and unflaggingly, while also proclaiming the greatest truths:  of our equal humanity, of decency, of compassion.  Every precious ideal must be reiterated, every obvious argument…
  • Nov 30

    Needed: The Audacity Of A Lame Duck

    Needed: The Audacity Of A Lame Duck
    Barack Obama seems to view his role in the last weeks of his presidency as that of enabler-in-chief -- to ensure the transition to the new administration will be as smooth and as peaceful as possible.  He deeply…
Rank this Week: 96

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Dec 7

    Firefighter Sexually Assaulted With a Sausage

    Firefighter Sexually Assaulted With a Sausage
    In January 2015, at an Ellis County, Texas firehouse, five volunteer firefighters allegedly held down a new recruit and sodomized him with a sausage while a woman recorded it on her cell phone. A grand jury indicted the group along with the…
  • Dec 6

    Woman Suspected of DUI Crashes Into Apartment Killing a 5 Year Old Boy

    Woman Suspected of DUI Crashes Into Apartment Killing a 5 Year Old Boy
    24 year old Vrenda Moreno was driving north on South Central Avenue early Thursday morning when she claims another car cut her off. That’s when she crashed into the side of an apartment where a 5 year old boy was sleeping according to…
  • Dec 5

    NFL Star Drugs and Rapes 9 Women in Multiple State

    NFL Star Drugs and Rapes 9 Women in Multiple State
    NFL network star Darren Sharper has recently pled guilty or no contest to drugging and raping a total of nine women in multiple states reports say. While working as an analyst for the NFL network Sharper reportedly approached two women at a…
Rank this Week: 545

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Covers case law, news, practical advocacy advice, and developments in state and federal statutes and regulations regarding special education law. By Charles Fox.

http://specialedlaw.blogs.com/home/
  • Dec 7

    Defending Public Education under Secretary of Education DeVo

    Defending Public Education under Secretary of Education DeVo
    President-elect Trump offered few specifics about his education policy during the campaign other than promising $20 billion in federal money for school choice initiatives in response to our “failing government schools.” Where this…
  • Nov 8

    Parental Guidelines for Access to Athletics, Field Trips and Extracurricular

    Parental Guidelines for Access to Athletics, Field Trips and Extracurricular
    Parents frequently raise issues about schools denying access or failing to accomodate students who need support to participate in non-academic parts of the school experience including field trips. Frequently, children who require aides during…
  • Oct 18

    Getting Informed for the Presidential Election 2016

    Getting Informed for the Presidential Election 2016
    I have always adhered to the adage that reasonable people can reasonably disagree, whether it is in the context of an IEP meeting or even our current political debate. With this in mind, I discussed in a recent blog how...
Rank this Week: 952

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    New Canadian Association of Law Libraries Award

    New Canadian Association of Law Libraries Award
    In the last year, Thomson Reuters established two (2) new awards for Canadian law librarians for which nominations are open until February 24, 2017.They are the: Michael Silverstein Prize for $1500 for a Canadian Association of Law Libraries…
  • Dec 6

    Research Tips on Finding Canadian Grey Literature

    Research Tips on Finding Canadian Grey Literature
    Bronwyn Guiton, Senior Librarian at the B.C. Ministry of Justice, and Lindsay Tripp, Copyright Librarian at Vancouver-area Langara College, have assembled a small Canadian primer on grey literature in a recent tip column for the Slaw.ca…
  • Dec 6

    Library of Parliament Article on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

    Library of Parliament Article on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
    The Library of Parliament blog HillNotes has published a brief article about the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (December 6):"The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women…
Rank this Week: 382

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Dec 7

    DOJ Offers Conditional Approval of Alaska/Virgin Merger

    DOJ Offers Conditional Approval of Alaska/Virgin Merger
    The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a proposed settlement that would resolve its antitrust claims against Alaska Air Group's proposed acquisition of Virgin America, on the condition that Alaska limit its existing codeshare agreement with…
  • Dec 5

    DOT Grants Permit to Norwegian Air International Limited

    DOT Grants Permit to Norwegian Air International Limited
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has finally granted Norwegian Air International Limited (NAI) its requested foreign air carrier permit to begin operating flights to the United States. The announcement brings to a close a three-year saga…
  • Nov 11

    Aviation in a Trump Administration

    Aviation in a Trump Administration
    Bloomberg News solicited comments from Professor Brian F. Havel in an article this week speculating on what U.S. aviation policy might look like under President-elect Trump.
Rank this Week: 841

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    CAFC vacates PTAB obviousness decision in Nuvasive [IPR2013- 00506. ]. A lack of articulation.

    CAFC vacates PTAB obviousness decision in Nuvasive [IPR2013- 00506. ]. A lack of articulation.
    The conclusion of Nuvasive reads:We have considered the parties’ remaining argumentsand find them unpersuasive. For these reasons, the FinalWritten Decision of the U.S. Patent and TrademarkOffice’s Patent and Trial Appeal Board…
  • Dec 7

    Oral argument in CRISPR interference on December 6, 2016

    Oral argument in CRISPR interference on December 6, 2016
    The Scientist discussed the hearing of December 6, 2016 in the CRISPR interference battle.Jeff Akst wroteJust after 10:00 a.m., three USPTO judges entered and took their seats in front of the packed room. A few minutes later, Steve Trybus of…
  • Dec 5

    PHOSITA, the Frankenstein from the US Supreme Court?

    PHOSITA, the Frankenstein from the US Supreme Court?
    The 717Madison blog had a post mentioning the use of the word "Frankenstein" in oral argument at the CAFC.That appellation goes back some time, and the first court "attacked" with this verbiage was the US Supreme Court:Prior to the…
Rank this Week: 87

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    U.S. Marshalls File Probable Cause Statement Against Ammon Bundy’s Lawyer

    U.S. Marshalls File Probable Cause Statement Against Ammon Bundy’s Lawyer
    In a bizarre end to an already-bizarre criminal case, a group of six U.S. marshals surrounded the criminal defense attorney who defended Ammon Bundy, tackled him, and stunned him with a taser. The marshals have now filed a probable cause…
  • Dec 2

    Prop 57: Voters Approve Early Inmate Release

    Prop 57: Voters Approve Early Inmate Release
    In the latest criminal justice reform to pass through the state of California, California voters have also approved Prop. 57, the Parole for Non-Violent Criminals and Court Trial Requirements Initiative. The measure passed with 65% of the…
  • Nov 30

    California Just Legalized Recreational Marijuana: Here is What Will Happen Next

    California Just Legalized Recreational Marijuana: Here is What Will Happen Next
    This past election, California voters chose to join the ranks of their northern neighbors Oregon and Washington, along with Alaska, Colorado, and Massachusetts, to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. California Proposition 64, the…
Rank this Week: 967

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Dec 7

    Catholic Charities of Central Texas receives Texas Bar Foundation grant

    Catholic Charities of Central Texas receives Texas Bar Foundation grant
    The Texas Bar Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to Catholic Charities of Central Texas to help those seeking naturalization services across the region, the charity announced this week. The money will fund representation for lawful…
  • Dec 7

    How to help your clients navigate divorce and holiday visitation schedule

    How to help your clients navigate divorce and holiday visitation schedule
    For a divorce, it has been as amicable as possible. But the inevitable disputes over property and finances have left everyone drained. With the primary custody questions—such as conservatorship—finally settled, the only thing left…
  • Dec 6

    American Bar Association to host resilience webinar

    American Bar Association to host resilience webinar
    The American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs is hosting a resilience training webinar this month. The program—which Texas Lawyers Assistance Program director Bree Buchanan helped produce—is called…
Rank this Week: 449

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Dec 7

    [Eugene Volokh] Second Amendment challenge to New York state stun gun ban

    [Eugene Volokh] Second Amendment challenge to New York state stun gun ban
    Avitabile v. Cuomo, filed over the weekend in federal district court, claims that the New York state ban on stun guns violates the Second Amendment; I’m pleased to say that I’ll be consulting a bit on this litigation. For more on…
  • Dec 7

    [David Bernstein] The Supreme Court oral argument that cost Democrats the presidency

    [David Bernstein] The Supreme Court oral argument that cost Democrats the presidency
    Vin Testa of Washington in front of the Supreme Court before a hearing about gay marriage on April 28, 2015. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) The presidential election was so close that many factors were “but-for” causes of Donald…
  • Dec 7

    [Ilya Somin] Volokh Conspiracy holiday gift

    [Ilya Somin] Volokh Conspiracy holiday gift
    The holiday season is now upon us! And if you are looking for possible gifts for regular Volokh Conspiracy readers in your life, what could better than books by VC bloggers? Some of these books help shed light on the difficult political…
Rank this Week: 9

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Dec 7

    Court of Appeals Says Magistrate’s Order Does Not Toll Statute of Limitation

    Court of Appeals Says Magistrate’s Order Does Not Toll Statute of Limitation
    The court of appeals held yesterday in State v. Turner, __ N.C. App. ___ (2016), that the issuance of a magistrate’s order charging a defendant with driving while impaired did not toll the two-year statute of limitations for…
  • Dec 6

    At an Impasse Again

    At an Impasse Again
    Twenty-five years ago the North Carolina Supreme Court departed from national standards on attorney-client decision-making and gave clients greater control over the direction of their case, including trial strategy and tactics. Since then,…
  • Dec 5

    Expert Testimony about Eyewitness Identification

    Expert Testimony about Eyewitness Identification
    This post addresses three recurrent issues concerning eyewitness identification: When, if at all, is expert testimony about eyewitness identification admissible? When, if at all, is an indigent defendant entitled to funds with which to hire…
Rank this Week: 840

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Lake County Undercover Cyber Sex Sting Nets 10 Arrest

    Lake County Undercover Cyber Sex Sting Nets 10 Arrest
    The Lake County Sheriff’s Office arrested 10 men last week following a recent undercover cyber operation dubbed “Treasure Florida’s Kids.” Detectives said during the week-long operation, they posed online as a teenager…
  • Dec 5

    St. Augustine Man Arrested In Mobile Meth Lab Bust Outside Publix

    St. Augustine Man Arrested In Mobile Meth Lab Bust Outside Publix
    A St. Augustine man was arrested Monday afternoon after he was allegedly found in possession of a mobile meth lab in the parking lot of a Publix supermarket on State Road 16, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. The…
  • Nov 28

    Citrus County Man Found Guilty Of Sexual Battery On A Child

    Citrus County Man Found Guilty Of Sexual Battery On A Child
    A Citrus County man was found guilty for sexual battery on a person 12 – 18 years old and lewd/lascivious molestation of a child. Authorities claim the 46-year-old man sexually battered the child while in a position of familial or…
Rank this Week: 358

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    The Cost of Long Term Care Continues To Rise

    The Cost of Long Term Care Continues To Rise
    What many of our clients do not realize is that long-term health care is expensive, and will only get more expensive with time.  Many people are shocked when they learn about the actual costs of long-term health and feel helpless because…
  • Dec 7

    Homestead Protection In Florida

    Homestead Protection In Florida
    Florida’s homestead protections are renown throughout the country for the great homestead protection laws that protect state residents.  These laws are found in Florida’s Constitution and offer key protection in three…
  • Dec 1

    Does a Revocable Trust Allow My Assets to Pass Outside of Probate Automatically?

    Does a Revocable Trust Allow My Assets to Pass Outside of Probate Automatically?
    One of the best tools estate planning attorneys in Jacksonville utilize for their clients is the Florida revocable trust. The revocable trust is also known as a living trust.  A revocable trust has many benefits including the ability to…
Rank this Week: 313

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 356

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 873

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/
  • Dec 7

    Complex Wage Loss Claim Fuels Successful Jury Strike Application

    Complex Wage Loss Claim Fuels Successful Jury Strike Application
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Victoria Registry, granting a Plaintiff’s jury strike application. In today’s case (van Driesum v. Young) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2011 collision and sued…
  • Dec 6

    $110,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Likely Permanent Chronic Pain Syndrome

    $110,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Likely Permanent Chronic Pain Syndrome
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Chilliwack Registry, assessing damages for a collision caused chronic pain syndrome. In today’s case (Beaton v. Perkes) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2012 rear end…
  • Dec 3

    My 2016 Clawbies Nomination

    My 2016 Clawbies Nomination
    What’s a Clawbie?  You can click here for a lengthy explanation, or if you want to skip all that pesky reading what you really need to know is that Clawbies are annual law blog awards handed out following a top secret meeting…
Rank this Week: 69

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
Rank this Week: 363

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Dec 7

    ISIS Releases New Video of John Cantlie in Mosul

    ISIS Releases New Video of John Cantlie in Mosul
    British photojournalist and ISIS hostage John Cantlie is still alive. ISIS released a new video today of him in Mosul. He asks why the coalition forces are bombing Mosul's bridges when the only people affected are residents -- the ISIS…
  • Dec 7

    Trump Picks Another General: Kelly for HSA

    Trump Picks Another General: Kelly for HSA
    UnPresident Elect Donald Trump has named retired Gen. John Kelly to be Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. If you're wondering why his name is familiar, think Guantanamo: General Kelly attracted notice while at the…
  • Dec 6

    Tuesday Night Open Thread

    Tuesday Night Open Thread
    The predicted "arctic freeze" in Colorado has begun. It is really cold, and just started snowing. It's a perfect night to stay in and watch the premiere of El Chema on Telemundo. You can watch the first 20 minutes here. The recount…
Rank this Week: 2

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Dec 7

    Resistance is Futile… Or so the Creditors Think.

    Resistance is Futile… Or so the Creditors Think.
    All the games, parent-teacher conferences, and parent-child dances you missed because you had to work overtime to pay for the gifts while keeping food on the table WILL make a lasting impression. Only time will tell whether that lasting…
  • Dec 6

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do
    Much has been written on this site and others about the information you need to gather to help your lawyer prepare your Chapter 13 case. You have also learned about mistakes to avoid during the weeks and months prior to your Chapter 13…
  • Dec 2

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?
    Like a lot of things, what will happen to that inheritance in a bankruptcy case depends on the timing.
Rank this Week: 26

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Dec 7

    Huq on The Predicates of Military Detention

    Huq on The Predicates of Military Detention
    Aziz Z. Huq (University of Chicago - Law School) has posted The Predicates of Military Detention at Guantánamo: The Role of Individual Acts and Affiliations (Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The…
  • Dec 7

    Federle on Juvenile Dispositions and the Right to Redemption

    Federle on Juvenile Dispositions and the Right to Redemption
    Katherine Hunt Federle (Ohio State University Moritz College of Law) has posted The Right to Redemption: Juvenile Dispositions and Sentences (Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 47, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The punishment of…
  • Dec 6

    Chavis on Stop and Frisk

    Chavis on Stop and Frisk
    Kami Chavis (Wake Forest University Law School) has posted The Legacy of Stop and Frisk: Addressing the Vestiges of a Violent Police Culture (Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 49, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the introduction to...
Rank this Week: 123

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Dec 7

    Cuba Permits NCL and RCCL Cruise

    Cuba Permits NCL and RCCL Cruise
    Cuba has granted permission to Royal Caribbean Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line to sail passengers to the island. Cuba also approved all three of Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) brands, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven…
  • Dec 4

    Princess Cruises Pollution Cover-Up: What Did the Executives Know?

    Princess Cruises Pollution Cover-Up: What Did the Executives Know?
    The $40,000,000 fine levied against Princess Cruises last week raises the issue of what cruise executives knew about the illegal dumping of oil-contaminated waste from the Caribbean Princess cruise ship and the other illegal practices which…
  • Dec 1

    Deliberate Dumping, Cover-Up and Lies: DOJ Fines Princess Cruises $40,000,000

    Deliberate Dumping, Cover-Up and Lies: DOJ Fines Princess Cruises $40,000,000
    Multiple news sources are reporting that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will fine Princess Cruises a record $40,000,000 for polluting the seas and trying to cover it up. Princess Cruises will plead guilty to seven felony charges of…
Rank this Week: 272

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 7

    And the EPA Pick Is…

    And the EPA Pick Is…
    According to reports this morning, the EPA pick will be Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt. We’ll hear more about him in the coming days.  For me, the story that sticks out most about him is this one – revealing his…
  • Dec 7

    Gone, Baby, Gone: The Death of Appalachian Coal

    Gone, Baby, Gone: The Death of Appalachian Coal
    Trump has promised to end the “war on coal” and bring the industry roaring back. The NY Times appropriately called this a “cruel promise,” because cheap natural gas has driven coal to its knees economically.  That…
  • Dec 5

    California’s internecine water war

    California’s internecine water war
    If you thought California was immune to the season of political craziness, think again. California Democrats Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer were elected to the Senate together in 1992. They are usually on the same side, but not always.…
Rank this Week: 262

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Kaplan Law, LLC.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Oregon Governor Proclaims December as ‘3D’ Month

    Oregon Governor Proclaims December as ‘3D’ Month
    In a bid to raise safety awareness this holiday season, Oregon Governor Kate Brown has declared December to be “3D Month”, a term which, according to Bend TV station KTVZ, is shorthand for “Drunk and Drugged Driving…
  • Nov 27

    Oregon Psychiatric Facility Death Raises Numerous Issue

    Oregon Psychiatric Facility Death Raises Numerous Issue
    A story published this week in The Oregonian focuses on the suicide of a teenage boy who was living in a Corvallis residential treatment facility and on accusations that the facility falsified care records in an attempt to evade…
  • Nov 18

    OSHA fine May Not End Workplace Death Case

    OSHA fine May Not End Workplace Death Case
    A recent article in The Oregonian outlined the details of a $142,000 fine leveled against a Portland excavating company for a fatal job site accident last May. According to the newspaper a 29-year-old worker died when a trench in which he was…
Rank this Week: 732

The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

Discusses family law issues including divorce, child support, child custody, order enforcements, and adoptions. By Welsh Law, PLLC.

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    The Physician’s Assistant v. The Doctor

    The Physician’s Assistant v. The Doctor
    I recently went to the doctor. Let me back that up, I went to 3 doctors recently all for the same condition. It started with a headache that led to a “cold” that finally led me to go to the after hours clinic where I was told I…
  • Nov 11

    It’s Post Election Time – How Does This Affect You

    It’s Post Election Time – How Does This Affect You
    Many many people are unhappy today. Many many people are also happy today. The election was close in terms of the popular vote. This has caused quite an uproar. I think the same uproar would have come about if the result had been exactly the…
  • Nov 3

    Do’s and Dont’s during Family Law Matter

    Do’s and Dont’s during Family Law Matter
    Sometimes I am asked, what should I be doing while my case is pending. I usually tell clients to keep a log of anything related to the divorce or children, but what does that really mean and is there more that you should be doing while your…
Rank this Week: 848

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
  • Dec 7

    Merrill Lynch Slammed by FINRA over Loan Management Account Deficiencie

    Merrill Lynch Slammed by FINRA over Loan Management Account Deficiencie
    On November 30, 2016, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced that it had fined Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. $6.25 million and ordered the firm to pay approximately $780,000 in restitution for…
  • Oct 18

    Attorney Mark Maddox quoted in IBJ article in Veros Case

    Attorney Mark Maddox quoted in IBJ article in Veros Case
    Click the link to view the article http://www.ibj.com/articles/60826-victims-to-collect-money-soon-in-veros-case The post Attorney Mark Maddox quoted in IBJ article in Veros Case appeared first on Maddox Hargett & Caruso.
  • Oct 11

    Morgan Stanley – Dishonest & Unethical Conduct Harms its Customer

    Morgan Stanley – Dishonest & Unethical Conduct Harms its Customer
    As reported this week in The Wall Street Journal (“Massachusetts Charges Morgan Stanley Over High-Pressure Sales Contest”), Massachusetts officials have charged Morgan Stanley with dishonest and unethical conduct for running…
Rank this Week: 956

FDA Lawyers Blog

FDA Lawyers Blog

By Frommer Lawrence & Haug.

http://www.fdalawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 898

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
Rank this Week: 325

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    Munoz Santos v. Thomas (9th Cir. - July 28, 2016)

    Munoz Santos v. Thomas (9th Cir. - July 28, 2016)
    One possible view of this en banc opinion is to perceive it as a classic liberal/conservative split in which the former outnumber the latter in the draw.  And, to a degree, that's true.The dissent consists of Judges Callahan and Ikuta.…
  • Dec 6

    Japanese Village v. FTA (9th Cir. - Dec. 6, 2016)

    Japanese Village v. FTA (9th Cir. - Dec. 6, 2016)
    Bonus question for the day:The shortened caption for this opinion is "Japanese Village v. FTA."  What's the FTA?(No peeking).Answer:........The Federal Transit Administration.Give yourself a dollar if you got that one correct.P.S. - The…
  • Dec 6

    In Re Marriage of Schu (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 6, 2016)

    In Re Marriage of Schu (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 6, 2016)
    I always thought that California was a no-fault divorce state.I was wrong.Apparently how much spousal support ("alimony") you receive can vary depending on how much "at fault" you are.  To the extent that -- as here -- the trial court…
Rank this Week: 91

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Dec 7

    BJS Data: Property Offenders Nearly as Likely as Violent Offenders to Commit Violent Offenses After Release

    BJS Data: Property Offenders Nearly as Likely as Violent Offenders to Commit Violent Offenses After Release
    An implicit assumption in the outcry for releasing "nonviolent offenders" is that criminals specialize, and a person in prison for, say, burglary, is no more likely to commit a violent crime than regular law-abiding people are.  Last…
  • Dec 7

    News Scan

    News Scan
    2 Officers Shot in Georgia: Two police officers sustained serious injuries in shootings that took place early Wednesday morning. Jon Gosa of the Albany Herald reports that the two officers were injured this morning in separate shootings which…
  • Dec 6

    Roots of the Populist Wave

    Roots of the Populist Wave
    Bret Stephens writes the Global View column at the WSJ.  He was that paper's most persistent and outspoken critic of Donald Trump throughout the campaign.  He has these thoughts on the global populist wave (italics added):...
Rank this Week: 100

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Road Rage In Dallas-Fort Worth A Serious Problem

    Road Rage In Dallas-Fort Worth A Serious Problem
    An Arlington man was the target of a road rage shooting on I-20 on Thursday. He told WFAA8 that after he passed a vehicle driving slowly, that driver raced to catch up, rolled down his window, and began firing a gun at him! The victim…
  • Dec 6

    Right To Trial By Jury And Injury Compensation Under Attack

    Right To Trial By Jury And Injury Compensation Under Attack
    Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) recently tried to trick Texans into giving up their constitutional right to a trial by jury. The consumer watchdog of the Dallas Morning News, David Lieber, recently wrote about this outrageous attempt where in…
  • Dec 1

    Good Injury Lawyer Selection

    Good Injury Lawyer Selection
    The list of Top Attorneys was just published today by Fort Worth Magazine. It is an honor to have been again selected by my peers. I attended the reception Tuesday evening and was again reminded how many good lawyers we have here. But it made…
Rank this Week: 226

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Study: Urine Test for Fatigue Could Prevent Accident

    Study: Urine Test for Fatigue Could Prevent Accident
    Many times in the news this year, we have heard about bus and car crashes that have had devastating results. Sometimes accidents could be caused by fatigue of the truck, bus, and car drivers. Other jobs that hold lives in their hands are…
  • Dec 6

    Sleep deprivation may cause brain damage in children

    Sleep deprivation may cause brain damage in children
    Children who don’t get enough sleep may be at risk for structural changes in their brain matter, according to CDA News. A study from the University Hospital of Zurich found that sleep deprivation can cause damage to the back parts of…
  • Dec 5

    Treating the Most Vulnerable Brains: Newborn Babie

    Treating the Most Vulnerable Brains: Newborn Babie
    Newborn babies are small and vulnerable. When there is a lack of oxygen, newborn babies may have fatal consequences or become brain damaged. Blood can stop flowing to the brain, thus depriving it of oxygen and nutrients. Babies that are born…
Rank this Week: 207

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 542

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Dec 7

    Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split On Insider Trading, Partially Overruling Newman

    Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split On Insider Trading, Partially Overruling Newman
    Stephen D. Dargitz For the first time since 1997, the United States Supreme Court explored the requirements for proving a federal securities fraud claim based on insider trading, in Salman v. United States (Dec. 6, 2016).  The Salman…
  • Dec 6

    Causation Standard at Center of PA Supreme Court Asbestos Ruling

    Causation Standard at Center of PA Supreme Court Asbestos Ruling
    Jennifer L. Cree On November 22, 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a 4-2 Opinion in Rost v. Ford Motor Co., No. 56 EAP 2014, 2016 Pa. LEXIS 2638 (Pa. Nov. 22, 2016), in which the court purported to uphold and expand upon prior…
  • Dec 5

    Another Smoking Lung Cancer Asbestos Claim Gets Burned in Baltimore

    Another Smoking Lung Cancer Asbestos Claim Gets Burned in Baltimore
    Kevin R. Sloan Five plaintiffs in a smoking lung cancer case in a Baltimore City, Maryland case captioned James Harrell, et al v. ACandS, INC., et al, Consol. Case No. 24X16000053 saw their claims hammered on November 15, 2016 when the Court…
Rank this Week: 735

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Muni Bonds Sinking as Rates are Rising

    Muni Bonds Sinking as Rates are Rising
    Since the election, much of the financial commentary has centered on the stock market’s surprising surge. But the largest changes by far have been in expectations for interest rates, which, in turn, have affected the bond markets. The…
  • Dec 6

    UBS Loses $18.6 Million over Puerto Rico Bond

    UBS Loses $18.6 Million over Puerto Rico Bond
    UBS Financial Services Inc. lost again in another arbitration claim regarding Puerto Rico closed-end municipal bond funds, this time for $18.6 million. This marks the largest award involving Puerto Rico bond funds to date, according to FINRA.…
  • Dec 5

    Tye C. Williams Barred from Securities Industry

    Tye C. Williams Barred from Securities Industry
    According to FINRA, Tye Calvin Williams (CRD #1271046, Frisco, Texas) submitted an AWC in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. Without admitting or denying the findings, Williams consented to the…
Rank this Week: 254

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

Covers personal injury and the firm's involvement in the Bakersfield and Kern County community. By the Chain | Cohn | Stiles law firm.

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 868

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Dec 7

    Virtual Reference: We’re there, even when we aren’t

    Virtual Reference: We’re there, even when we aren’t
    Just because you don’t see a librarian sitting at the reference desk, does not mean we are not there to help. The library has many virtual reference tools to help you with your research. For example, you can always email the library at…
  • Dec 2

    Revenge Porn: Taking Trolls to Court

    Revenge Porn: Taking Trolls to Court
    An article in a recent issue of The New Yorker features Brooklyn Law School alum Carrie Goldberg, Class of 2007, as a leader in the crusade against non-consensual pornography, also called “revenge porn.” A founder of the Brooklyn…
  • Dec 1

    Library Hours & Study Room Reservations During Exam

    Library Hours & Study Room Reservations During Exam
    Library hours for the reading and exam period, Thursday, December 8th – Thursday, December 22th, are 8:00am – 2:00am. The circulation desk will close at 12:00am every night during this period. On Friday, December 23rd we will be…
Rank this Week: 49

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/
  • Dec 7

    3d DCA Watch -- Bye Bye Bunker Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- Bye Bye Bunker Edition!
    So one time in bunker camp the Resplendently Robed Ones™ decided to pretty much chuck the month of December and go explore the beautiful environs of Central West Someplace Off Highway On Way to Islamorada  -- and it…
  • Dec 6

    You Know Who You Are!

    You Know Who You Are!
  • Dec 5

    Are You Young (At Heart)?

    Are You Young (At Heart)?
    If so, my friend and esteemed colleague Francisco Ramos wants to help you think like a young lawyer:DRI–The Voice of the Defense Bar today published The Associate’s Handbook by DRI member, Frank Ramos. The handbook is a…
Rank this Week: 203

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/
  • Dec 7

    Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook Second Edition Released

    Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook Second Edition Released
    On December 6, 2016, Hunton & Williams announced the release of the second edition treatise Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook (Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.) by lead author Lisa J. Sotto, head of the firm’s Global…
  • Dec 6

    CIPL Issues White Paper on the GDPR’s One-Stop-Shop

    CIPL Issues White Paper on the GDPR’s One-Stop-Shop
    On November 30, 2016, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP issued a white paper on The One-Stop-Shop and the Lead DPA as Co-operation Mechanisms in the GDPR.… Continue Reading
  • Dec 5

    Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity Issues Recommendation

    Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity Issues Recommendation
    On December 1, 2016, the nonpartisan Commission on Enhancing Cybersecurity issued its Report on Securing and Growing the Digital Economy, which includes recommended actions that the government and private sector can take over the next 10…
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • Dec 7

    O2 vey - Raising Claim Construction Disputes at the Pretrial Stage

    O2 vey - Raising Claim Construction Disputes at the Pretrial Stage
    One of the effects of O2 Micro is that the raising new claim construction issues on the eve of a trial is unfortunately not terribly rare. But few cases present a situation like this one where a party's rebuttal expert...
  • Dec 5

    Motion to Switch Curtain #1 for Curtain #2 Denied

    Motion to Switch Curtain #1 for Curtain #2 Denied
    Remember Let's Make a Deal with Monty Hall? The game show where contestants had to chose their prize by picking a curtain? Remember how badly the contestants wanted to change their mind after there was a goat behind the curtain...
  • Dec 5

    New York Times Updates Status of Little League Football in Marshall, Texa

    New York Times Updates Status of Little League Football in Marshall, Texa
    Back in 2014, New York Times reporter Ken Belson had an article on the front page of the Gray Lady on the declining status of tackle football in Marshall due to the risks of head injuries, Football's Risks Sink in,...
Rank this Week: 710

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 7

    OPINIONS – December 7, 2016

    OPINIONS – December 7, 2016
    Marriage of Jardine and Schwartz DA 16-0332 2016 MT 321N Civil – Domestic Relations Matter of N.W. YINC DA 16-0049 2016 MT 320N Civil – Dependent Neglect Korman DA 16-0071 2016 MT 319N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication State…
  • Nov 30

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016
    State v. Mayes DA 15-0371 2016 MT 305 Criminal – Dangerous Drug
  • Nov 30

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016
    Estate of A.H.E. DA 16-0304 2016 MT 315N Civil – Guardian/Conservator State v. R. Kampf DA 15-0570 2016 MT 314N Criminal – Justice Court Appeal McCrorie v. Franz DA 16-0046 2016 MT 313N Civil – Injunction Wiggins v.…
Rank this Week: 24