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California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Jun 28

    Is Counterfeit Currency A Bank Note?

    Is Counterfeit Currency A Bank Note?
    Counterfeiting was once considered to be tantamount to treason.  It is still a serious, but not capital, crime.  In fact, it is one of only four crimes specifically mentioned in the Constitution.  Notably, however, the…
  • Jun 27

    Are A Breach Of Fiduciary Duty And A Breach Of Governing Documents “Non Bis In Idem”?

    Are A Breach Of Fiduciary Duty And A Breach Of Governing Documents “Non Bis In Idem”?
    Last week, I discussed the Court of Appeal’s consideration of whether the business judgment rule protects a director from claims based on breach of the corporation’s governing documents.  See Does The Business Judgment…
  • Jun 24

    Does The Business Judgment Rule Protect Directors Who Violate Governing Documents?

    Does The Business Judgment Rule Protect Directors Who Violate Governing Documents?
    Under the business judgment rule, a director will not be liable for a mistake in business judgment provided that certain conditions are met.  In the case of a California nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, a director who performs her…
Rank this Week: 440

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

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

    The Housing Crisis reaches critical in Oxford – a new video explain

    The Housing Crisis reaches critical in Oxford – a new video explain
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Ben and I have often discussed the problem of high housing costs making it hard for employees to find housing near their jobs and the problems that this causes the economies of the cities affected. This…
  • Jun 26

    The people speak, and they are not happy. How housing can help.

    The people speak, and they are not happy. How housing can help.
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: If you’ve got money, you vote in,” a woman in Collyhurst (just north of Manchester) told a Guardian reporter. “If you haven’t got money, you vote out.” Well, they have voted…
  • Jun 25

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 June

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 June
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Brexit.  Well, the people have spoken, and I for one feel profoundly depressed about it. I have been reading this website which makes it clear the amount of re-negotiation that will need to be done.…
Rank this Week: 751

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jun 28

    Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law: New York City, June 27-29, 2016

    Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law: New York City, June 27-29, 2016
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Today through Wednesday, June 27-29, 2016, the Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law will host its fifth edition, at the New York University School of Law. The Forum is convened by Dino…
  • Jun 27

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Here’s your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa The United States and France supported Hissène Habré, the former…
  • Jun 26

    Avoiding a Rush to the Exit – Article 50 and the UK’s Withdrawal from the EU

    Avoiding a Rush to the Exit – Article 50 and the UK’s Withdrawal from the EU
    by Larry Helfer by Larry Helfer [Laurence R. Helfer is the Harry R. Chadwick, Sr. Professor of Law at Duke University and a permanent visiting professor at iCourts: Center of Excellence for International Courts at the University of…
Rank this Week: 142

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jun 28

    Denial of a motion to renew.

    Denial of a motion to renew.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division affirmed the denial of the motion, noting that movant's supporting papers were properly rejected by the motion court as they were submitted for the first time in the reply papers. In addition,…
  • Jun 27

    Res judicata and a judgment of foreclosure and sale.

    Res judicata and a judgment of foreclosure and sale.
    Practice point:  A judgment of foreclosure and sale is final as to all questions at issue between the parties, and concludes all matters of defense which were or could have been litigated in the foreclosure action.Student note:  …
  • Jun 24

    Vacatur of a default judgment denied.

    Vacatur of a default judgment denied.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed, and denied the motion to vacate. For one thing, defendants failed to demonstrate a reasonable excuse for their default. Defendants' counsel never substantiated or explained the nature of…
Rank this Week: 84

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 28

    Bicycle Riding, Easy & Fun, but Dangerou

    Bicycle Riding, Easy & Fun, but Dangerou
    Bicycle riding seems simple. It’s easy, inexpensive and really anyone can ride one. But while it may be easy to learn, the risks remain considerable. Busy roads streaming with cars and trucks along with architectural landscaping…
  • Jun 27

    Univ. of Iowa Developing ATV Simulator to Evaluate Accident

    Univ. of Iowa Developing ATV Simulator to Evaluate Accident
    Every year ATV accidents take the lives of Iowa farmers and recreational riders. In a recent accident a pregnant mother was killed and a young passenger was injured. [LOGAN, Ia. (Iowa State Patrol Press Release) - A woman pregnant with…
  • Jun 22

    Iowa Personal Injury News for June 2016

    Iowa Personal Injury News for June 2016
    News #1: I-35 Truck-Car Accident at Bevington Construction Zone - Three drivers were injured in a late afternoon accident near Bevington, Iowa in the construction zone on Interstate 35 just south of West Des Moines. The crash site caused a…
Rank this Week: 127

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Jun 28

    “The Future Ain’t What it Used to Be”- 2016 ULI Florida Summit

    “The Future Ain’t What it Used to Be”- 2016 ULI Florida Summit
    This year’s two day Urban Land Institute (ULI) Annual Florida Summit was held in Miami at the Turnberry Isle Resort and was comprised of more than 650 attendees. The theme of this year’s event was Creative Disruption: “The…
  • Jun 27

    Disney Alligator Death is a Wake Up Call to Florida Association

    Disney Alligator Death is a Wake Up Call to Florida Association
    In light of the recent death of a 2 year old boy by an alligator attack in the Orlando Walt Disney World Resort, associations who operate water bodies within their communities may be wondering what, if anything, they should do to help prevent…
  • Jun 23

    Meet Henderson Franklin’s Condo and HOA Team Members: Molly Maggiano

    Meet Henderson Franklin’s Condo and HOA Team Members: Molly Maggiano
    Continuing with our series to introduce you to members of our Condo and HOA Team, today meet Molly Maggiano. Molly concentrates her practice in real estate matters, more specifically in the areas of community association representation,…
Rank this Week: 405

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jun 27

    Retirement Advisors and the Fiduciary Standard

    Retirement Advisors and the Fiduciary Standard
    Do retirement advisors have to comply with the fiduciary standard when giving clients advice? If you said yes, you'd be right in line with what most folks think. After all, isn't your financial advisory giving you advice about your…
  • Jun 26

    Medicare Appeal

    Medicare Appeal
    The GAO issued a new report on improving the Medicare Appeals process for original Medicare. Medicare Fee-For-Service: Opportunities Remain to Improve Appeals Process was released on June 9, 2016. Here is what the GAO found: The appeals…
  • Jun 24

    When "Good Enough" Is Not Good Enough At All

    When "Good Enough" Is Not Good Enough At All
    Our friend, GW Law Professor Naomi Cahn, has shared with us a recent essay by her long-time friend, Cindy Schweich Handler, who writes of the death of her mother-in-law. This essay presents an important counterpoint to the lawsuit that…
Rank this Week: 739

Hawaii Land Use Law & Policy

Hawaii Land Use Law & Policy

Commentary and insight on the complex, multifaceted area of land use in Hawaii. By Jesse Souki.

http://hilanduse.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    To Build or Not to Build: Honolulu Rail Redux

    To Build or Not to Build: Honolulu Rail Redux
    Once again, we are confronted with the question on whether to fully fund Oahu’s rail project.  I can't help but draw comparisons with recent world events, like Brexit. Whether one agrees with the outcome of the UK vote to leave the…
  • Nov 3

    The Seminar Group Presents: Transit-Oriented Development in Hawaii

    The Seminar Group Presents: Transit-Oriented Development in Hawaii
    One of the largest public investments in the history of the City and County of Honolulu, the Honolulu Rail Transit project will fundamentally change how we live and do business.Transit-oriented development (TOD) will increase property values…
  • Aug 29

    Ensuring Small Businesses Thrive During Rail Construction

    Ensuring Small Businesses Thrive During Rail Construction
    A report by PolicyLink (a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity), outlines successful strategies that have been used to help businesses survive and thrive in Seattle, Washington, and St. Paul,…
Rank this Week: 499

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jun 27

    Beach Beat: Watch for Pink Chicken and ‘Microwave Burritos’

    Beach Beat: Watch for Pink Chicken and ‘Microwave Burritos’
    Most days news of the food safety variety is alarming at best and tragic at worst, so it is with tremendous pleasure that I can share a couple of stories that crossed my screen in recent days. They left the office cat staring blankly, yet…
  • Jun 27

    Court pulls plug on California soy business and its tofu, sauce

    Court pulls plug on California soy business and its tofu, sauce
    Wa Heng Dou-Fu & Soy Sauce Corp., doing business as Wa Heng Dou-Fu & Soy Sauce International Enterprises (Wa Heng), along with co-owners Peng Xiang “Martin” Lin and Yuexiao “Opal” Lin have consented to a decree…
  • Jun 27

    First update to food safety law since 1967 in Nepal

    First update to food safety law since 1967 in Nepal
    National food safety laws are coming in for attention around the world and the latest to look at changes is Nepal. The government in Kathmandu wants to amend its Food Safety Act to broaden the definition of food and define more types of…
Rank this Week: 279

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jun 27

    Compañía que participó en Star Wars demanda a sus ex empleado

    Compañía que participó en Star Wars demanda a sus ex empleado
    McCune Masterworks, compañía fundada por Grant McCune, creador de las figuras de R2-D2, X-Wing, Death Star y el Millennium Falcon para Star Wars, ha demandado a tres de sus ex empleados por competencia desleal y por haberse…
  • Jun 27

    Revocan condena de prisión a ex gobernador de Estados Unidos, acusado de corrupción

    Revocan condena de prisión a ex gobernador de Estados Unidos, acusado de corrupción
    El lunes de esta semana, en decisión unánime, la Suprema Corte de Justicia de los Estados Unidos dejó sin efectos una sentencia de prisión emitida en contra del ex gobernador del estado de Virginia, Bob McDonnell…
  • Jun 27

    Dictan cadena perpetua en Dinamarca a enfermera de la muerte

    Dictan cadena perpetua en Dinamarca a enfermera de la muerte
    El viernes de la semana pasada, la corte de distrito de Nykobing Falster, Dinamarca, sentenció a cadena perpetua a la enfermera Christina Hansen, apodada por el fiscal del caso como “el demonio de la muerte”, por el…
Rank this Week: 221

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 627

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Zhang, "Cultural Paradigms in Property Institutions"

    Zhang, "Cultural Paradigms in Property Institutions"
    Taisu Zhang (Yale Law School) has posted "Cultural Paradigms in Property Institutions," a comparative historical piece that is forthcoming in the Yale Journal of International Law. Here's the abstract:Do “cultural factors”…
  • Jun 27

    Ideology and the Supreme Court: The BackStory Episode

    Ideology and the Supreme Court: The BackStory Episode
    BackStory, a radio show and podcast by Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, and Peter Onuf, recently posted the episode Above The Fray? Ideology & the Court, with guests Nina Totenberg, Jeffrey Rosen, RonNell Anderson Jones, Kevin Gutzman, Larry…
  • Jun 27

    Perlingeiro on European and American Influences on Administrative Law in Latin America

    Perlingeiro on European and American Influences on Administrative Law in Latin America
    [Last November, we noted the Portuguese version of "A Historical Perspective on Administrative Jurisdiction in Latin America: Continental European Tradition versus US Influence," by Ricardo Perlingeiro, Universidade Federal Fluminense;…
Rank this Week: 214

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
  • Jun 27

    Old and New Capture

    Old and New Capture
    These two forms of regulatory capture require different solutions.
  • Jun 26

    Prosecuting Corporate Criminal

    Prosecuting Corporate Criminal
    Prosecutions of individual corporate criminals can, in fact, be successful—and are critical for attaining justice.
  • Jun 23

    The Regulatory Week in Review: June 24, 2016

    The Regulatory Week in Review: June 24, 2016
    The Supreme Court issues major decisions on immigration and affirmative action, FAA finalizes drone rule, and more...
Rank this Week: 237

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    New Issue: American Journal of International Law

    New Issue: American Journal of International Law
    The latest issue of the American Journal of International Law (Vol. 110, no. 1, January 2016) is out. Contents include:Devika Hovell, Due Process in the United Nations Joseph W. Doherty & Richard H. Steinberg, Punishment and Policy in…
  • Jun 27

    New Issue: International Relation

    New Issue: International Relation
    The latest issue of International Relations (Vol. 30, no. 2, June 2016) is out. Contents include:Justin Rosenberg, International Relations in the prison of Political ScienceTouko Piiparinen, Intervening to strengthen sovereignty: The…
  • Jun 27

    Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law

    Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law
    Today through Wednesday, June 27-29, 2016, the Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law will host its fifth edition, at the New York University School of Law. The Forum is convened by Dino Kritsiotis (Univ. of Nottingham), Anne…
Rank this Week: 59

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jun 27

    US Attorney Shuts Down Tofo Manufacturer

    US Attorney Shuts Down Tofo Manufacturer
    The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Wa Heng Dou-Fu & Soy Sauce Corporation doing business as Wa Heng Dou-Fu & Soy Sauce International Enterprises (Wa…
  • Jun 22

    Customer Complaints of Illness prompt Boathouse Farms Recall

    Customer Complaints of Illness prompt Boathouse Farms Recall
    Bolthouse Farms is voluntarily recalling a selection of protein drinks due to possible spoilage that may cause the beverages to appear lumpy, taste unpleasant and have an off odor. These products should not be consumed. The issue was…
  • Jun 21

    Peas Recalled Due to Listeria

    Peas Recalled Due to Listeria
    Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of C&W Early Harvest Petite Peas and C&W Petite Peas because they may contain Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause…
Rank this Week: 60

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Tofo Manufacturer Shuttered

    Tofo Manufacturer Shuttered
    The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Wa Heng Dou-Fu & Soy Sauce Corporation doing business as Wa Heng... Continue Reading
  • Jun 27

    Listeria Tainted Sunflower Kernels continue to cause Recall

    Listeria Tainted Sunflower Kernels continue to cause Recall
    General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of four specific flavors of Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars. The recall is being issued as... Continue Reading
  • Jun 19

    A Business Reason to Avoid Foodborne Illnesse

    A Business Reason to Avoid Foodborne Illnesse
    For the last 20 plus years at food safety conferences around the world, I have primarily pitched the moral reason not to poison customers.  With 48,000,000 sickened each year, 125,000... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 49

The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Domestic Violence and the Right to Bear Arm

    Domestic Violence and the Right to Bear Arm
    Today, the last day of the term, the SCOTUS announced its 6-2 decision in Voisine v United States which expanded a federal firearm prohibition to include crimes of domestic violence. The consolidated cases, from Maine in the 1st Circuit,…
  • Jun 23

    SCOTUS Shoots Down Executive Immigration Policy

    SCOTUS Shoots Down Executive Immigration Policy
    President Obama's immigration reform via executive fiat was all but repealed by the Supreme Court in an unusually brief decision in United States v Texas that stated in its entirety, "[t]he judgment is affirmed by an equally divided…
  • Jun 17

    Big Law Firm Opens Cannabis Practice

    Big Law Firm Opens Cannabis Practice
    For the past 85-years, Dykema Gossett, one of Michigan's largest law firms, has developed a corporate and commercial transactional clientele. The firm's website touts serving clients in the automotive, energy, hospitality, gaming and…
Rank this Week: 693

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jun 27

    BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc. v. AT&T Mobility LLC (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc. v. AT&T Mobility LLC (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    Federal Circuit Concurrence -- Decide Patentability with Patent-Eligibility By Joseph Herndon -- The Federal Circuit earlier today vacated a District Court's order dismissing BASCOM's complaint and remanded for further proceedings. BASCOM…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Sequenom v. Ariosa

    Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Sequenom v. Ariosa
    The Supreme Court issued an order this morning denying certiorari in Sequenom, Inc. v. Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. Patent Docs will provide more analysis of the Court's denial of certiorari in a subsequent post.
  • Jun 26

    Immersion Corp. v. HTC Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    Immersion Corp. v. HTC Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    Continuation Application Filed on Same Day Parent Issues Satisfies § 120 Requirement That Continuation Be Filed Before the Patenting of Parent By Donald Zuhn -- Last week, in Immersion Corp. v. HTC Corp., the Federal Circuit reversed the…
Rank this Week: 137

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

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

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Jun 27

    Chancery Addresses Commercially Reasonable Efforts and Denies Request to Enforce Deal

    Chancery Addresses Commercially Reasonable Efforts and Denies Request to Enforce Deal
    In an expedited deal litigation matter, in The Williams Company, Inc. v. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P., C.A. No. 12168-VCG (Del. Ch. June 24, 2016), the Court of Chancery denied a request to enjoin Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.…
  • Jun 26

    Chancery Approves Sale of Deadlocked Company Proposed by Custodian

    Chancery Approves Sale of Deadlocked Company Proposed by Custodian
    This post was prepared by Justin Forcier, an associate in the Wilmington office of Eckert Seamans. Why This Case is Noteworthy: The Court of Chancery approved, with certain modifications, the recommendation of an…
  • Jun 21

    Chancery Imposes Attorneys’ Fees for Bad Faith Litigation

    Chancery Imposes Attorneys’ Fees for Bad Faith Litigation
    This post was prepared by Justin Forcier, an associate in the Wilmington office of Eckert Seamans. In James v. National Financial, LLC, C.A. No. 8931-VCL (Del. Ch. June 3, 2016), the Court of Chancery held that the defendant and its counsel…
Rank this Week: 388

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Drowsy Driving Results in Deadly Georgia Head-On Collision

    Drowsy Driving Results in Deadly Georgia Head-On Collision
    Drowsy Driving Ends in Tragedy The long summer days tend to make for longer driving days. This can become dangerous as drivers have more daylight to travel, but still need rest. With summer travel reaching its height and as we approach…
  • Jun 14

    Georgia Double Tractor Trailer Crash Injures Driver

    Georgia Double Tractor Trailer Crash Injures Driver
    How often have you been driving on a highway, followed too closely by a truck? Unfortunately, this is a common experience and can lead to serious or fatal injury. This is because when velocity and weight combine, the truck driver can find out…
  • Jun 14

    Georgia Double Tractor Trailer Crash Injures Driver

    Georgia Double Tractor Trailer Crash Injures Driver
    How often have you been driving on a highway, followed too closely by a truck? Unfortunately, this is a common experience and can lead to serious or fatal injury. This is because when velocity and weight combine, the truck driver can find out…
Rank this Week: 480

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jun 27

    Federal Court Strikes HB 1523 – Mississippi Preserves its Reputation for Bigotry

    Federal Court Strikes HB 1523 – Mississippi Preserves its Reputation for Bigotry
    On Monday U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves struck the central ‘feature’ of HB 1523, ruling that county clerks must issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. Here is Larrison Campbell’s article on Mississippi…
  • Jun 22

    June Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    June Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the June 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $31,095,000 verdict- Rankin County car wreck case (5/17/16); $6,228,000 verdict- Harrison County eminent domain case (5/20/16); $100,000 settlement- Lafayette County…
  • Jun 21

    Is Trump in it to Win it?

    Is Trump in it to Win it?
    This morning Electoral Vote.com mentioned a question that has been on my mind for a few days: is Donald Trump trying to lose? Let’s look at some of Trump’s bizarre moves lately: calling Bernie Sanders crazy as a bedbug; calling…
Rank this Week: 94

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Jun 27

    Warning! Copyright Infringement Case Dismissed Due to Choice of Law Provision

    Warning! Copyright Infringement Case Dismissed Due to Choice of Law Provision
    Metal Bulletin, an English corporation, sued Scepter, Inc., a company subscribing to its services that, contrary to subscription terms and conditions, purchased an individual Metal Bulletin subscription for use by their employees. Metal…
  • Jun 27

    Italian Consumer Group Wants Investigation Into Christo Artwork

    Italian Consumer Group Wants Investigation Into Christo Artwork
    Jean Claude and Christo’s latest massive public art installation, The Floating Piers, transforms lake Iseo in Italy with 100,000 square meters of yellow fabric over 220,000 polyethylene cubes that ripple with the water…
  • Jun 24

    Art World Responds to Brexit

    Art World Responds to Brexit
    I’m quoted in this Artnet article. In a decision that’s left Europe in a frenzied aftermath, artists, curators, gallery and museum employees, art law experts, and others in the art world find themselves anticipating…
Rank this Week: 471

The Law Offices of Gordon P.…

The Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark

Covers art, entertainment law, film finance and intellectual property.

http://firemark.com
  • Jun 27

    I’m Presenting at Podcast Movement 2016

    I’m Presenting at Podcast Movement 2016
    I’m coming to Chicago for Podcast Movement Just a quick announcement that I’ll be speaking at the Podcast Movement conference in Chicago next week. Q & A session on legal and business issues for podcasters. As I predicted a…
  • May 27

    Location Releases – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

    Location Releases – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered
    AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: http://firemark.com George writes in with a question about location releases and permissions. I’m Gordon Firemark and this is asked and answered where entertainment law questions so you can take your career and…
  • May 20

    Using Film Clips in Movie Reviews – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered SaveApply change

    Using Film Clips in Movie Reviews – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered SaveApply change
    AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com Brief Explanation of Fair Use YouTube’s Strike Policy   Tim wrote in with a question about his movie reviews channel on YouTube. I’m Entertainment Lawyer Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked…
Rank this Week: 747

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jun 27

    Will a “No Trespassing” Sign Protect a Roommate from a Search Warrant?

    Will a “No Trespassing” Sign Protect a Roommate from a Search Warrant?
    When someone living in a shared home is served with a search warrant for their residence, another roommate may have their private room explored as well, even if a “No Trespassing” sign is posted. State v. Boyles When law…
  • Jun 22

    Lesser Included Offense – Plea Bargain Option or Backup Charge to Ensure a Conviction

    Lesser Included Offense – Plea Bargain Option or Backup Charge to Ensure a Conviction
    When someone is charged with a crime such as a felony, that charge is often accompanied by a lesser included offense of that greater crime. Lesser included offense A lesser included offense is a crime wherein the elements, or specific aspects…
  • Jun 16

    Popular Online Dating App Bans Use by Teenager

    Popular Online Dating App Bans Use by Teenager
    A popular online dating app has recently changed its policy and is banning all teenagers access to their services. The danger of online dating for teens For the last three years Tinder has let adults and teenagers alike create and utilize…
Rank this Week: 565

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident
    Arturo Zamarripa, 33, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Long Beach involving a vehicle that was making a left turn. According to a City News Service report, the fatal crash occurred the night of June 22, 2016 at the intersection of…
  • Jun 27

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident
    Arturo Zamarripa, 33, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Long Beach involving a vehicle that was making a left turn. According to a City News Service report, the fatal crash occurred the night of June 22, 2016 at the intersection of…
  • Jun 27

    Hit-and-Run Driver Sought in Fatal Bicycle Accident

    Hit-and-Run Driver Sought in Fatal Bicycle Accident
    A 58-year-old man was killed in a Los Angeles bicycle accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to an NBC4 news report, the incident occurred the night of June 21, 2016 in the 100 block of North Crescent Heights…
Rank this Week: 17

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Estate Planning, Charitable Pledges, and Community Property

    Estate Planning, Charitable Pledges, and Community Property
    Many people pledge money to charity as part of their estate planning. In California, charitable pledges are generally not enforceable in court unless the donor receives some consideration, thereby creating a binding contract. For example, if…
  • Jun 26

    Should My Estate Plan Be Digital?

    Should My Estate Plan Be Digital?
    For many of us the “paperless office” is a reality. Our personal and professional lives reside online through our laptops, smart phones, and cloud storage. But what does this mean for our estate planning? Recently, an article on…
  • Jun 25

    What Happens if the Beneficiaries Named in My Will Die Before I Do?

    What Happens if the Beneficiaries Named in My Will Die Before I Do?
    When making a last will and testament, you may assume that the beneficiaries you name will outlive you. Of course, that is not always the case. So what happens, for example, if you leave your brother $10,000 in your will and he dies before…
Rank this Week: 623

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Jun 27

    A Little “Mayhem” Reveals Limits to Immunity Provision of Communications Decency Act

    A Little “Mayhem” Reveals Limits to Immunity Provision of Communications Decency Act
    As a general rule, a website is not held liable for the content its users post on its platform. The Communications Decency Act (CDA) immunizes websites from lawsuits by not treating the website as the publisher or speaker of content posted by…
  • Jun 22

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 6/22/16

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 6/22/16
    To the surprise of no one, Instagram is pretty popular; Samsung puts a billion dollars into the Internet of Things; the FCC’s trying to decide if radio noise is a problem; and there’s an approach to virtual reality that…
  • Jun 14

    Six Ways Site Design Can Potentially Render TOS Agreements Unenforceable

    Six Ways Site Design Can Potentially Render TOS Agreements Unenforceable
    Our recent posts on successful legal challenges to the arbitration clauses in browsewrap and clickwrap agreements have a theme in common—even the most thorough and well-worded agreement can be rendered unenforceable by website design.…
Rank this Week: 533

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 846

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 844

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
Rank this Week: 907

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/
  • Jun 27

    LSAC Data and Predicting Number of Applicants for Fall 2015, Part 28

    LSAC Data and Predicting Number of Applicants for Fall 2015, Part 28
    The LSAC is reporting that "As of 06/17/16, there are 341,049 applications submitted by 53,843 applicants for the 2016–2017 academic year. Applicants are up 1.4% and applications are up 1.9% from 2015–2016. Last year at this time, we…
  • Jun 27

    Boston College Law School Hiring Announcement

    Boston College Law School Hiring Announcement
    BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL expects to make three faculty appointments this year in several fields, with a focus on candidates with 0-10 years’ experience in the academy. Applicants must possess a J.D. or equivalent degree and outstanding…
  • Jun 27

    Court Rightly Embraced a 'Living' Constitution in Death Penalty Case

    Court Rightly Embraced a 'Living' Constitution in Death Penalty Case
    That is the headline of my oped in today's National Law Journal, discussing the Court's approach to judicial bias. Here is the gist: How should we interpret our Constitution? Is it a living document, to be read in the context...
Rank this Week: 93

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Jun 27

    Injunction stops July 1 implementation of new ‘persuader’ rule

    Injunction stops July 1 implementation of new ‘persuader’ rule
    A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from enforcing its new “persuader” rule, which was set to take effect on July 1. Senior U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings of the…
  • Jun 23

    New Chicago ordinance will require employers to provide paid sick leave

    New Chicago ordinance will require employers to provide paid sick leave
    by Steven L. Brenneman On June 22, the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance that will require nearly all employers in Chicago to provide paid sick leave to employees. The ordinance, which passed 48-0 despite opposition from business and…
  • Jun 22

    New Rhode Island data security law takes effect July 2

    New Rhode Island data security law takes effect July 2
    by Timothy C. Cavazza and Matthew H. Parker The Rhode Island Identity Theft Protection Act of 2015 will take full effect on July 2, meaning employers need to have their data security and notification policies in compliance or face serious…
Rank this Week: 367

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jun 27

    Veep, S5E10

    Veep, S5E10
    Sunday's season finale played out the constitutional election/selection/succession contingencies to the last, producing what, in reality, would be a genuine constitutional and political crisis. And it leaves the show in the position of a…
  • Jun 27

    Posner is Much More Right Than Wrong

    Posner is Much More Right Than Wrong
    Three passages from the new Slate Breakfast Table are getting a lot of play today among law professors. I no longer read Slate if I can help it, but this was a fun conversation. The first is from Richard Posner, complaining about a widening…
  • Jun 26

    Dan Markel Memorial Lecture July 23 in DC

    Dan Markel Memorial Lecture July 23 in DC
    Friends, If you are in Washington DC in July please make a note in your calendars. Matthew Price will give a d'var Torah on Shabbat morning, titled “Reflections on Friendship,” in memory of Dan Markel, z”l, on the occasion of his…
Rank this Week: 66

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/
  • Jun 27

    Brexit, Competition, and Economic Welfare

    Brexit, Competition, and Economic Welfare
    A key issue raised by the United Kingdom’s (UK) withdrawal from the European Union (EU) – popularly referred to as Brexit – is its implications for competition and economic welfare.  The competition issue is rather…
  • Jun 21

    Robust Patent and Copyright Systems Promote a Strong U.S. Economy – and Are Consistent with Originalist Understandings of the Constitution

    Robust Patent and Copyright Systems Promote a Strong U.S. Economy – and Are Consistent with Originalist Understandings of the Constitution
    In a Heritage Foundation Legal Memorandum released today, I explore both the “constitutionalist” as well as utilitarian, economic-welfare-oriented justifications for robust U.S. patent and copyright systems.  The Memorandum…
  • Jun 21

    Welcome guest blogger David Olson

    Welcome guest blogger David Olson
    I’m delighted to announce that David Olson will be guest blogging at Truth on the Market this summer. David is an Associate Professor at Boston College Law School. He teaches antitrust, patents, and intellectual property law.…
Rank this Week: 164

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/
  • Jun 27

    Tarrant County Firefighter Killed by Hit and Run Driver

    Tarrant County Firefighter Killed by Hit and Run Driver
    Brandie Gage posted this Facebook photo after her husband Trevor Gage was killed in a hit-and-run crash.Road Rage Road Rage Claims One Of Our Finest Yesterday a White Settlement firefighter tragically died after his motorcycle was…
  • Jun 24

    New Decision From Supreme Court Upholds Breath Tests During DWI Stop

    New Decision From Supreme Court Upholds Breath Tests During DWI Stop
    Dallas firefighters at scene of deadly car crash. (@FOX4Terry, Terry Van Sickle) Another reminder why this is such an important issue Early Thursday the driver of a Mercedes died after running into a tree at the intersection of Royal Lane and…
  • Jun 22

    Back-up Collisions Continue Despite Latest Technology

    Back-up Collisions Continue Despite Latest Technology
    What can be done to stop this? Almost every new car now comes equipped with sensors, cameras, video screens and/or audio warning systems that make backing up easier — and hopefully safer. But many drivers rely on the technology…
Rank this Week: 384

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Jun 27

    Employee Error Accounts for Most Security Breache

    Employee Error Accounts for Most Security Breache
    A recent study by a well-known information security company captures one of the most common information security fallacies: that information security is a technology problem. Most businesses view mitigating information security risks as…
  • Jun 27

    Recent Developments Again Call for Timely Review of Restrictive Covenant

    Recent Developments Again Call for Timely Review of Restrictive Covenant
    We have suggested before that employers should view non-competition and other restrictive agreements as “live” documents, warranting regular examination to ensure they are deployed with appropriate precision and account for…
  • Jun 27

    New USCIS Policy Decision Broadens Permissible Bases for Visa Transfer of Multinational Manager

    New USCIS Policy Decision Broadens Permissible Bases for Visa Transfer of Multinational Manager
    After four years of internal deliberations, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued a policy memorandum binding all USCIS personnel to follow the reasoning of a 2013 USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO)…
Rank this Week: 903

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 27

    DOL Persuader Rule Enjoined

    DOL Persuader Rule Enjoined
    We don’t normally talk a lot about NLRB decisions and rulings related to the NLRB on this blog.  However, in light of the importance of the DOL Persuader rule, we wanted to update you on events that have management-side attorneys…
  • Jun 22

    Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Firing Someone For It Is Illegal To Do

    Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Firing Someone For It Is Illegal To Do
    Marriage is tough.  And with the divorce rate in the United States hovering around fifty percent, unless you work in a monastery, there are likely divorced individuals in your workplace.  This week, the New Jersey Supreme Court…
  • Jun 20

    Employee Leave Questions Got You Down?

    Employee Leave Questions Got You Down?
    Employee leave issues can be exceedingly complicated given the interplay between local, state and federal laws.  If you have questions, hopefully, I can help.  I will be giving a webinar through Lorman on June 23rd at 1 pm EST…
Rank this Week: 863

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/
  • Jun 27

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 1 Killed in Macon Apartment Shooting

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 1 Killed in Macon Apartment Shooting
    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 1 Killed in Macon Apartment Shooting Did negligent security contribute to the tragic death of this young man? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a claim for…
  • Jun 23

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Motel Shooting, Atlanta

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Motel Shooting, Atlanta
    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Motel Shooting, Atlanta Did negligent security contribute to the death of this young man? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a claim for compensation. Local…
  • Jun 22

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Roswell Apartment Shooting

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Roswell Apartment Shooting
    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Roswell Apartment Shooting Did negligent security contribute to the drive-by shooting of this young man? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have a claim for compensation.…
Rank this Week: 91

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 418

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jun 27

    Environmental Review of Petronas’s Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal Resume

    Environmental Review of Petronas’s Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal Resume
    Reuters reports that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has resumed its review of the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG (PNWLNG) project near Lelu Island, British Columbia.   Malaysian state oil company Petronas is the…
  • Jun 24

    Dominion Cove Point LNG Files Construction Progress Report

    Dominion Cove Point LNG Files Construction Progress Report
    Dominion Cove Point LNG has filed a report with FERC covering construction progress at its liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Lusby, Md. through May 2016. The report states that engineering is 99.8% complete, engineered equipment…
  • Jun 23

    Rio Grande LNG Files Response to Opposing Partie

    Rio Grande LNG Files Response to Opposing Partie
    Rio Grande LNG and Rio Bravo Pipeline Company, LLC (together, RGLNG) have filed an answer with FERC opposing various entities’ motions to intervene, protests and comments regarding RGLNG’s application to construct and operate a…
Rank this Week: 148

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 708

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Jun 27

    Medication Mistake Caused Injury to Nursing Home Resident, Prompted Lawsuit

    Medication Mistake Caused Injury to Nursing Home Resident, Prompted Lawsuit
    As people get older they often require prescription medications to treat their medical conditions and to keep their problems from worsening. Most elderly people in nursing homes take at least one prescription medication on a regular basis and…
  • Jun 25

    Levin & Perconti Represent Estate of Man Who Died From Nursing Home Neglect

    Levin & Perconti Represent Estate of Man Who Died From Nursing Home Neglect
    Nursing homes should be safe places where our loved ones can live peacefully and securely. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. The resident of a local nursing home died after suffering injuries that were allegedly due to neglectful…
  • Jun 22

    Defective Depuy Hip Implant Prompts Lawsuit

    Defective Depuy Hip Implant Prompts Lawsuit
    Hip surgery is a somewhat common surgery for many older individuals. Weakened or brittle bones may fracture in a fall or could simply deteriorate. Often, doctors recommend hip implant surgery to correct the problem and relieve pain. Depuy…
Rank this Week: 330

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jun 27

    Judge Blocks U.S. Department of Labor “Persuader Rule”

    Judge Blocks U.S. Department of Labor “Persuader Rule”
    U.S. District Court Judge Sam R. Cummings in Lubbock, Texas, has issued a preliminary injunction, which blocks the U.S. Department of Labor’s “Persuader Rule” from going into effect on Friday. I have not had a chance to…
  • Jun 24

    School’s out! So what’s with this summer employment law quiz?

    School’s out! So what’s with this summer employment law quiz?
    No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks . . . except for one little quiz on employment law issues that come up during the summer. Don’t worry about your score – I’m told that Teacher already…
  • Jun 24

    Your summer labor and employment reading list — for this week, anyway

    Your summer labor and employment reading list — for this week, anyway
    I was on vacation last week, and so we have a lot of catching up to do. Here’s what’s been going on, from most to least recent: *David Phippen has been keeping us up to date on the U.S. Department of Labor’s…
Rank this Week: 629

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Jun 27

    When Pharmacists Are Overworked – Problems Abound

    When Pharmacists Are Overworked – Problems Abound
    If the pharmacist provides the wrong medication or the right drug at the wrong dose, the consequences are often extremely dangerous and, at times, deadly. When the drugstore is extremely busy the pharmacist may fill 20 prescriptions or more…
  • Jun 21

    Private Equity Companies See Profits in Nursing Home

    Private Equity Companies See Profits in Nursing Home
    Nursing homes are big business that provide valuable investing opportunities for private equity firms around the world. While not a glamorous business, nursing home chains can make money. In 2009, the U.S. nursing home industry provided more…
  • Jun 14

    Facilities to Take a Closer Look at Use of Antibiotic

    Facilities to Take a Closer Look at Use of Antibiotic
    According to public health watchdog groups, nearly 75 percent of all antibiotics given to ailing residents in nursing facilities are incorrectly prescribed. In many cases, the resident was given the wrong medication or the right medication…
Rank this Week: 562

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    What to Ask Yourself before Drawing Up a Prenuptial Agreement

    What to Ask Yourself before Drawing Up a Prenuptial Agreement
    There was a time when prenuptial agreements were associated mostly with celebrities and the very wealthy. Today, however, couples frequently wait longer to marry. They enter these unions after first building careers and accumulating financial…
  • Jun 13

    Guiding Your Children through Your Divorce

    Guiding Your Children through Your Divorce
    For some people, divorce is the only solution to the problems in their relationship. Still, it is difficult for everyone involved as they adjust to changes in family finances and lifestyles. Children can be most affected since they very often…
  • May 30

    Neglecting Terms of Custody Agreement Have Costly Consequence

    Neglecting Terms of Custody Agreement Have Costly Consequence
    When facing divorce, many parents will go to great lengths to arrive at custody agreements that protect the daily routines of their children as much as possible. Allowing children to remain with the friends and schools they’ve become…
Rank this Week: 860