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3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??
    Okay... it's Friday. It's snowing in Dallas, and it's a bit slow around the office. But, when I saw that Reed Elsevier was going to change its name to RELX, I thought maybe it was a joke to draw attention away from the black/blue vs.…
  • Feb 10

    The Profession is Doomed

    The Profession is Doomed
    Image [cc] slworking2 Recently I participated on a panel on the future of the profession for the National Conference of Bar Presidents and walked away thoroughly convinced the profession is doomed. For those of you unfamiliar with how bar…
  • Feb 6

    Ok, now you've saved us money. Can you make us some too?

    Ok, now you've saved us money. Can you make us some too?
    Over the past few years, there's been a lot of discussion about the value of the Law Firm Librarian (aka Research Analyst).   I've written on the subject (here and here) as have others (here, here, here and here). Most of the…
Rank this Week: 657

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Feb 27

    South Florida and Legionnaires' Disease

    South Florida and Legionnaires' Disease
    South Florida had its share of Legionnaires' Disease outbreaks over the recent years. Florida's Department of Health defines "Legionnaires' Disease" as an infection caused by the bacterium Legionella pneumophilia. Symptoms associated with the…
  • Feb 24

    Boater Negligence and Florida Dive Flag Law

    Boater Negligence and Florida Dive Flag Law
    Florida SCUBA divers and snorkelers face an all too common threat when engaging in their favorite aquatic activity. That threat is negligent boat operators. In most dive accident cases it is found that the boat operator failed to abide by…
  • Feb 13

    Senator McCain seeks, fails to repeal Jones Act

    Senator McCain seeks, fails to repeal Jones Act
    Last month, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) filed an amendment to repeal the Jones Act. In a January 13, 2015 Press Release published on his website, Sen. McCain states, "I have long advocated for a full repeal of The Jones Act, an antiquated law…
Rank this Week: 678

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 153

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice…

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, product liability, public health and tort reform. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://www.dcmedmalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 322

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Monfore v. Phillips - $1M Medical Malpractice Verdict Affirmed

    Monfore v. Phillips - $1M Medical Malpractice Verdict Affirmed
    Federal appellate court justices for the Tenth Circuit issued a clear warning to defendants who argue for more time in the wake of last-minute settlement deals wrangled by co-defendants to avoid trial: Don't count on it. In Monfore v.…
  • Feb 26

    Needham v. Price - Parental Immunity Doctrine Won't Bar NC Child Injury Claim

    Needham v. Price - Parental Immunity Doctrine Won't Bar NC Child Injury Claim
    The parental immunity doctrine is a long-standing legal principle holding that minor children can't sue their parents for tort-related claims, and parents can't sue their children either. The general idea is to avoid undermining parental…
  • Feb 25

    Olatoye v. Burlington Coat Factory - NC Slip-and-Fall Case to Continue

    Olatoye v. Burlington Coat Factory - NC Slip-and-Fall Case to Continue
    The North Carolina Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment favoring the defendant in a slip-and-fall case at a large box chain store a few years ago. The trial court had granted the favorable ruling to the store, but on appeal,…
Rank this Week: 688

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 27

    Spring Break Hour

    Spring Break Hour
    The Library hours for the BLS spring recess are: Saturday, March 7:  9am – 10pm Sunday, March 8:  10am – 10pm Monday, March 9 – Saturday, March 14:  9am – 10pm Sunday, March 15:  10am – 12am…
  • Feb 25

    Prepare to Practice…in 30 Minute

    Prepare to Practice…in 30 Minute
    During the month of March the Library will be offering “Prepare to Practice” workshops on various topics to prepare for summer legal jobs and internships. Each “session” will last for 30 minutes and will be held in…
  • Feb 23

    February New Books List

    February New Books List
    The Brooklyn Law School Library February 2015 New Books List is out with 98 new titles in both print and e-book versions. The items cover a wide range of subjects including copyright law (Cultures of Copyright, Call #KF2996 .C85 2015), legal…
Rank this Week: 648

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Feb 27

    A Fish Is a Tangible Object, You Say? The Majority Didn't Describe It That Way

    A Fish Is a Tangible Object, You Say? The Majority Didn't Describe It That Way
    Mr. Yates caught some fish that he shouldn't have hoarded, Because of the risk that his ship would be boarded. An officer noticed that some were too small, And ordered the man to hang onto them all 'Til returning…
  • Feb 26

    Twitter Takedown of Scottish Scam [Updated]

    Twitter Takedown of Scottish Scam [Updated]
    Scottish lawyer Malcolm Combe recently posted this tale about a promoted tweet gone wrong. He and several other lawyers went after a company called Highland Titles, which was making this offer: For just 30 quid, it would appear, you…
  • Feb 26

    Twitter Takedown of Scottish Scam

    Twitter Takedown of Scottish Scam
    Scottish lawyer Malcolm Combe recently posted this tale about a promoted tweet gone wrong. He and several other lawyers went after a company called Highland Titles, which was making this offer: For just 30 quid, it would appear, you…
Rank this Week: 152

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 894

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 27

    Changing the architecture of justice: OD

    Changing the architecture of justice: OD
    Changing the architecture of justice: ODR, dispute resolution and design. | Kluwer Mediation Blog http://ow.ly/JJYhXFiled under: Conflict
  • Feb 25

    Arts for Social Change: Intersections of

    Arts for Social Change: Intersections of
    Arts for Social Change: Intersections of Innovation, Impact and Advocacy – Peace and Collaborative Development Network http://ow.ly/JDW4GFiled under: Conflict
  • Feb 12

    Mediation, Prachi Commercial Mediation i

    Mediation, Prachi Commercial Mediation i
    Mediation, Prachi Commercial Mediation in India 1/3 http://ow.ly/IY9xKFiled under: Conflict
Rank this Week: 649

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 345

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Feb 27

    Proposed Law Aims to Remove Shroud of Secrecy in Court Settlement

    Proposed Law Aims to Remove Shroud of Secrecy in Court Settlement
    A cadre of corporations whose profit margins outweigh product safety have found a loophole in the litigation process: sealed settlement agreements. Such agreements are legal, as there is no law prohibiting them, and often left up to the…
  • Feb 26

    E-Discovery — If not transparency, how about translucency?

    E-Discovery — If not transparency, how about translucency?
    Florida is sunny and a great place to live or work; but we can be a little slow to except new things. Florida Rules of Civil Procedure were amended a couple of years ago to include at least the mention of electronic discovery. Sadly, the…
  • Feb 13

    LegalTech 2015 — Not so much collaboration, cooperation or transparency

    LegalTech 2015 — Not so much collaboration, cooperation or transparency
    I attended LegalTech   2015 this year in New York. It was a great seminar and another well done project by ALM. One wrinkle, though. Lawyers, vendors and even judges continue to want to shove predictive coding down everyone’s…
Rank this Week: 598

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Bruce Jenner Faces Possible Criminal And Civil Liability In Fatal Car Accident

    Bruce Jenner Faces Possible Criminal And Civil Liability In Fatal Car Accident
    Ex Olympic decathlon star and TV personality Bruce Jenner, 65, was involved in a serious car crash on February 7, 2015 on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, CA.  In the accident, 69 year old widow Kim Howe was killed, and five others…
  • Feb 20

    NHL Facing Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Similar To NFL

    NHL Facing Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Similar To NFL
    The National Hockey League was sued by 29 former players in the United States District Court in Minnesota last week, joining several others who brought suit last year against the league contending that the NHL ignored substantial evidence of…
  • Feb 16

    Legendary CBS News Correspondent Bob Simon In Fatal NYC Car Crash

    Legendary CBS News Correspondent Bob Simon In Fatal NYC Car Crash
    On February 11, 2015, famed CBS News and “Sixty Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon, 73, (who won 27 Emmy Awards and reported on the Vietnam War, the 1973 Yom Kippur War, and the Gulf War) was killed in a car crash on the West Side…
Rank this Week: 910

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Feb 27

    Leading Legal Scholars on Stakes in Latest Effort to Topple Obamacare

    Leading Legal Scholars on Stakes in Latest Effort to Topple Obamacare
    by Jeremy LeamingYes, King v. Burwell is fundamentally a case dealing with a statutory matter, not a lofty constitutional claim, but at the end of the day one must not forget that this statutory-based case, if handled improperly by the…
  • Feb 27

    Respecting the State

    Respecting the State
    by Nicholas Bagley, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School. *This piece first appeared at The Incidental Economist.  One of the strangest things about King v. Burwell is the challengers’ claim that…
  • Feb 27

    LegalEyes for February 27, 2015

    LegalEyes for February 27, 2015
    by Caroline CoxAt The Washington Post, Elizabeth B. Wydra discusses five myths about King v. Burwell and argues that “the Affordable Care Act provides financial assistance to all Americans who need it, regardless of who administers the…
Rank this Week: 378

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • Feb 27

    Copyright Law: Federal Circuit Upholds $540,000 in Royalties for USPS Copyright Infringement

    Copyright Law: Federal Circuit Upholds $540,000 in Royalties for USPS Copyright Infringement
    Washington, D.C. - The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a royalty award in Gaylord v. United States for copyright infringement committed by the United States Postal Service. Frank Gaylord, a World War II…
  • Feb 26

    Copyright Litigation: Nike Sued for Infringement of Michael Jordan Photo

    Copyright Litigation: Nike Sued for Infringement of Michael Jordan Photo
    Portland, Oregon - Copyright attorneys for Jacobus Rentmeester of Westhampton Beach, New York sued for copyright infringement in the District Court of Oregon, Portland Division alleging that Nike, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon infringed…
  • Feb 25

    Indiana University to Host BioPharma/Tech Law Symposium

    Indiana University to Host BioPharma/Tech Law Symposium
    Indianapolis, Indiana - The Center for Intellectual Property Law and Innovation of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law will be hosting its Annual BioPharma/Tech Law Symposium on Thursday, March 12, 2015. CLE credit…
Rank this Week: 437

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
  • Feb 21

    Contested Race in Group IV

    Contested Race in Group IV
    Democracy is saved! Frank Quesada has drawn an opponent in Coral Gables Commission Group IV: Enrique Lopez, alternately described as a brilliant man and a “crony” of former Mayor Don Slesnick. Not that there seems any groundswell…
Rank this Week: 27

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Woman Charged For 4th DUI With Kids in Car

    Woman Charged For 4th DUI With Kids in Car
    A Kansas woman has been arrested and charged with DUI and endangering a child after she was pulled over for drunk driving while her two kids were in the car. According to reports this is the woman’s fourth DUI charge, 3 of which came…
  • Feb 26

    Coach From ‘Remember The Titans’ Movie Arrested For DUI

    Coach From ‘Remember The Titans’ Movie Arrested For DUI
    Actor Will Patton, most famous for playing assistant coach Bill Yoast in the Disney football movie Remember the Titans, was arrested yesterday in South Carolina for DUI. Patton, who is from Charleston, was released on bail and is set to go to…
  • Feb 25

    MD Woman Charged With DUI After Hitting Snowbank

    MD Woman Charged With DUI After Hitting Snowbank
    A Maryland woman has been arrested and charged with DUI after allegedly running off the side of Deep Creek Drive and hitting a snowbank. Maryland State Police who responded to the scene said the woman, Alisa Shafer, shows signs of impairment…
Rank this Week: 641

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Issue

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Issue
    Opportunities:FY 2015 Request for Research Concept Notes to Strengthen Evidence-based Humanitarian Decision Making by PRM and its Partners Worldwide [info]- "Concept notes must respond to one of the following research questions: 1. Access to…
  • Feb 27

    Events & Opportunities: More March 2015

    Events & Opportunities: More March 2015
    Info sharing: ESPMI Guest Twitter Project, Online, 2 March-13 April 2015 [info]- Follow tweets at @ESPMINetwork.Meeting: Working Together in the Field for Effective Humanitarian Response, Berlin, 3-4 March 2015 [info]- Follow link for…
  • Feb 26

    Thematic Focus: Detention

    Thematic Focus: Detention
    Alternatives to Immigration and Asylum Detention in the EU: Time for Implementation (MADE REAL Project, Jan. 2015) [text]Behind Bars: The Detention of Migrants in and from the East & Horn of Africa (RMMS, Feb. 2015) [text]Court Orders DHS…
Rank this Week: 379

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 718

Qui Tam 101

Qui Tam 101

Covers qui tam lawsuits. By Nolan Law Firm.

http://false-claims-act.net
Rank this Week: 728

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Feb 27

    And the winner for Favorite Lawyer is…

    And the winner for Favorite Lawyer is…
    Atticus Finch! This is Atticus’ third consecutive win in the category. The pillar of Maycomb County has shown the best of what lawyers can be. With all the excitement surrounding Go Set a Watchman set for publication in July, it looks…
  • Feb 26

    Gargano to get Law Day Award

    Gargano to get Law Day Award
    Exciting news! Bernadette Gargano’s Pro Se Civil Litigation Support Practicum was selected to receive the Law Day 2015 Justice Award from the Erie County Bar Association. The Pro Se Civil Litigation Support Practicum was selected…
  • Feb 23

    The Millies: Favorite Lawyer

    The Millies: Favorite Lawyer
    We’re entering the final week of the Millies, and it’s time to determine who will be Favorite Lawyer. Many in the legal profession can point to a particular character on the silver screen and say, “That’s why I became…
Rank this Week: 675

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/
  • Feb 27

    RIP Leonard Nimoy

    RIP Leonard Nimoy
     We're not trying to bring you down, but things happen.His final tweet.A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015
  • Feb 27

    Good Times, Bad Times -- I Know I've Had My Share.

    Good Times, Bad Times -- I Know I've Had My Share.
    In a bit of sad news, I wanted to note the passing of Gentle Giant and true legal legend Ed Moss.Ed was a tremendously talented and effective litigator, with a wry sense of humor, who was always a gentleman and respectful to all -- including…
  • Feb 27

    Wet Neutrality?

    Wet Neutrality?
     Consumers won a major victory this week with the implementation of real and genuine net neutrality. Literally millions of Americans directly lobbied the FCC to get this done and I'd love to present this as a triumph of people power over…
Rank this Week: 254

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Real Estate Agent Sent to Prison for Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

    Real Estate Agent Sent to Prison for Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Asm Afsary, 42, Stamford, Connecticut, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 36 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiring to defraud…
  • Feb 27

    MetLife to Pay $123.5M in Mortgage Fraud Settlement

    MetLife to Pay $123.5M in Mortgage Fraud Settlement
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. MetLife Home Loans LLC has agreed to pay $123.5 million to resolve accusations that its MetLife Bank unit violated the False Claims Act by knowingly originating and underwriting Federal Housing Administration-insured…
  • Feb 26

    Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Resale Scam

    Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Resale Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. James Currey, 55, Orlando, Florida, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in connection with a telemarketing scam wherein the defendant targeted timeshare owners and falsely promised a buyer…
Rank this Week: 4

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law…

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog

Covers antitrust, privacy, international trade, and white color criminal defense. By Reed Smith.

http://www.globalregulatoryenforcementlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 932

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 27

    Gray Divorce

    Gray Divorce
    According to a study on rising divorce among middle-aged and older adults by the Department of Sociology and National Center for Family & Marriage Research Bowling Green State University, the divorce rate among adults ages 50 and up…
  • Feb 26

    Same-Sex Marriage Sweeps Nation by Storm

    Same-Sex Marriage Sweeps Nation by Storm
    As of February 2015, 37 states, the District of Columbia, and 22 Native American tribal jurisdictions recognize same-sex marriage. Due to the Supreme Court's June 2013 ruling to strike down a key aspect of the Defense of Marriage Act, those…
  • Feb 25

    Can Cheating Affect Spousal Support?

    Can Cheating Affect Spousal Support?
    Many cases that we handle at Claery & Green, LLP involve adultery, either on behalf of a client's spouse, or on behalf of our client. Since cheating, racy text messages, and rekindled Facebook love affairs lead to so many divorces, we are…
Rank this Week: 825

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Feb 27

    Walmart Joins the Trend to Increase Minimum Wage

    Walmart Joins the Trend to Increase Minimum Wage
    Minimum wage has always been a controversial topic. Proponents argue that minimum wage protects the working poor. Others feel that minimum wage slows job growth and discourages employers from hiring new employees. For most of America’s…
  • Feb 26

    Women in Technology: When Will the Discrimination End?

    Women in Technology: When Will the Discrimination End?
    It’s no secret that the tech industry is dominated by a “bro” culture that leaves almost no room for women. Google published a “diversity” report last May, determining that its workforce is 70% men. Facebook,…
  • Feb 23

    Nurses Need Better Protections from Workplace Injurie

    Nurses Need Better Protections from Workplace Injurie
    According to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), nursing assistants are subject to more than 35,000 back-related injuries every year. Some injuries are so severe nurses are forced to stay home from work. In fact,…
Rank this Week: 593

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Feb 27

    World Equity Group Is Charged for Failing to Supervise Sales of Risky Investment

    World Equity Group Is Charged for Failing to Supervise Sales of Risky Investment
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices:FINRA has accused World Equity Group, an Illinois based brokerage firm, of failing to supervise the sale of non-traditional Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), failing to properly document due…
  • Feb 24

    First American Securities Charged for Failing to Supervise Broker

    First American Securities Charged for Failing to Supervise Broker
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: First American Securities, Inc., an Ohio-based brokerage firm, was fined by FINRA for failing to implement, maintain and enforce a proper supervisory system. According to FINRA,…
  • Feb 18

    Deferred Compensation Is the New Black For Wirehouses Payment Grid

    Deferred Compensation Is the New Black For Wirehouses Payment Grid
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices:Many wirehouses have deferred compensations for their advisors. Even though the whole grids were largely left intact, compensation is inarguably more back loaded, and therefore somewhat…
Rank this Week: 134

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    VALL Board 2015 - 2016

    VALL Board 2015 - 2016
    Patty PetroccioneVice President/President Elect: Patricia Peroccione (Walter T. McCarthy Law Library). Patty received her J.D. from George Washington University, her MSLIS from Catholic University and her B.A. in sociology and…
  • Feb 19

    Virginia Report

    Virginia Report
    To date, the last bound volume published was 286 Virginia (distributed in June 2014) and the last advance sheet published was vol. 288 No. 1 (distributed in October 2014). This means there has been a delay in producing bound volume 287 of…
  • Feb 3

    VLA-VALL Joint Meeting 2015

    VLA-VALL Joint Meeting 2015
    A joint meeting with VLA and VALL will be held October 21-23, 2015 at the Richmond Marriott. Program submissions are now open!  Please consider submitting a program idea for the joint meeting.  It is a wonderful opportunity…
Rank this Week: 946

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 186

Endangered Species and Wetlands…

Endangered Species and Wetlands Report

Covers the Endangered Species Act, wetlands and takings law. By Steve Davies.

http://www.eswr.com/
Rank this Week: 975

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/
  • Feb 27

    Evolution Of The Republican Party Or Why Democrats Need To Tune In And Turn Out

    Evolution Of The Republican Party Or Why Democrats Need To Tune In And Turn Out
    What does it mean that your typical Republican does not believe in global warming or evolution, but does believe that Christianity should be established as this country's national religion?  According to a recent Public Policy…
  • Feb 20

    Giuliani's World: A Noun, A Verb and A Crazy GOP Talking Point

    Giuliani's World: A Noun, A Verb and A Crazy GOP Talking Point
    Rudy Giuliani is a mean-spirited hack who long ago gave up any right to appear in polite society, much less be the driver of a news cycle.  But there he was, speaking at a fundraiser for a fellow traveler, Wisconsin Governor Scott…
  • Feb 18

    Hope Springs Eternal

    Hope Springs Eternal
    As I wrote last year in Zen and the Misery of Being a Met Fan, since their heartbreaking loss in Game 7 of the 2006 playoffs, the Mets have experienced historic collapses to miss the playoffs, baffling player moves, an unprecedented…
Rank this Week: 393

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 27

    Rock Bottom

    Rock Bottom
    At a hearing earlier this week, I mentioned to the judge how a police officer unfairly targeted my client. It seemed to me that the cop was clearly out to get him. The judge laughed, “he’s a motor; of course he’s out to…
  • Feb 24

    Prosecutorial DV Psychosi

    Prosecutorial DV Psychosi
    Negotiating with prosecutors in domestic violence cases can be impossible, as the mere filing of such a case somehow instantly cements in their minds the roles each person involved the case must play. Fairly often, no amount of rational…
  • Feb 16

    Let This Be A Lesson

    Let This Be A Lesson
    If you read it carefully, the recent opinion from the Arizona Court of Appeals in State v. Woods can tell you a lot about how criminal appeals work in Arizona. In it, the trial court judge did something very unusual and suppressed evidence…
Rank this Week: 760

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Feb 27

    DISH eDiscovery Writing Competition

    DISH eDiscovery Writing Competition
    Announcing: DISH® 2015 “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition sponsored by DISH Network L.L.C., in conjunction with Redgrave LLP. The grand prize is $3,500 for the winning student. The submission…
  • Feb 26

    TODAY: Getting the Incentives Right in Environmentalism talk at 4pm

    TODAY: Getting the Incentives Right in Environmentalism talk at 4pm
    Today at 4pm in room 206 of the law school The Federalist Society will be hosting a talk titled “Getting the Incentives Right in Environmentalism” by James Huffman, Dean Emeritus, Lewis & Clark Law School. Food and drinks will…
  • Feb 25

    Cleveland Metro Bar Association Provides Mental Health Toolkit

    Cleveland Metro Bar Association Provides Mental Health Toolkit
    Lawyers suffer from depression and other related mental illnesses at an alarming rate. More and more resources are becoming available to help impaired professionals get the help they need to treat depression and get their careers and lives…
Rank this Week: 213

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Feb 27

    Reviews of MessageSave and X1, Bates Stamps; Time Matters and WordPerfect X7; Paragraph Numbering; Apple Watch; Much More

    Reviews of MessageSave and X1, Bates Stamps; Time Matters and WordPerfect X7; Paragraph Numbering; Apple Watch; Much More
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: Robin Meadow, Review: MessageSave and X1 Together John Dorst, Three Products We Use for Bates Stamp Matthew Appleton, Time Matters and WordPerfect X7 Integration in the Works Steven…
  • Feb 26

    Synergy Tools 1.0: Read Our Exclusive Report

    Synergy Tools 1.0: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire The feature article of today's issue of TL NewsWire covers a Windows utility that automates common law office document tasks. The Roundup section covers an online store for interactive legal forms, a virtual legal…
  • Feb 25

    How to Take Control of Email Plus 40 More Must-Read

    How to Take Control of Email Plus 40 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 41 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
Rank this Week: 179

Pepper Podcasts

Pepper Podcasts

Features Interviews with senior attorneys on emerging legal issues. By Pepper Hamilton.

http://www.pepperpodcasts.com/pepper_podcasts/
  • Feb 27

    Investment Management Update: Intellectual Property Issue

    Investment Management Update: Intellectual Property Issue
    Pepper Hamilton partner Gregory J. Nowak recently hosted a webinar for West LegalEdcenter. Mr. Nowak was joined by associate Lori E. Harrison and they delved into the intellectual property issues affecting funds, managers and vendors. They…
  • Feb 11

    Investment Management Update - January 2015

    Investment Management Update - January 2015
    This podcast is a recording of the January 2015 webinar that Pepper partner Gregory J. Nowak participated on for West LegalEdcenter. Mr. Nowak discussed a regulatory outlook for 2015, from insider trading to fees and expense allocations, from…
  • Jan 21

    2014 Construction SuperConference Recap and Lessons for 2015

    2014 Construction SuperConference Recap and Lessons for 2015
    Pepper Hamilton has been a longtime supporter of the Construction SuperConference, the preeminent construction conference for mid- to senior-level professionals who work in any of the legal and commercial construction markets. Pepper partner…
Rank this Week: 933

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Feb 27

    Medical Device Infecting Patients with "Super Bug"

    Medical Device Infecting Patients with "Super Bug"
    The FDA recently warned health care providers that improperly sterilized scopes are infecting patients with deadly, drug-resistant bacteria. The so-called "super bug" has already killed dozens of patients and caused hundreds others to fall…
  • Feb 24

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident
    A 40-year-old factory employee lost his arm yesterday morning in a work accident. The factory is located in Bridgeport on Chicago's South Side. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Work accident lawyers at Pintas &…
  • Feb 17

    Why Surgeons Defend the Power Morcellator

    Why Surgeons Defend the Power Morcellator
    A surgical device used in hysterectomies, myomectomies and other gynecological procedures is now linked to aggressive and fatal uterine cancer. The device, called a power morcellator, has been banned my top hospitals throughout the country…
Rank this Week: 850

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Feb 27

    “Father of the G.I. Bill” exhibit opens Feb. 28 at Arizona Capitol Museum

    “Father of the G.I. Bill” exhibit opens Feb. 28 at Arizona Capitol Museum
    It was just two weeks ago that I noted the ribbon-cutting for a memorial to the talented Ernest McFarland. https://azatty.wordpress.com/2015/02/12/arizona-statehood-day-to-include-ernest-mcfarland-memorial-dedication/ But wait.…
  • Feb 26

    Chief Justice meets with Community Legal Services on access to justice issue

    Chief Justice meets with Community Legal Services on access to justice issue
    Here is some news from Community Legal Services, Phoenix: On February 6, 2015, Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Scott Bales collaborated with members of the team at Community Legal Services (CLS) to discuss ideas to assist low-income…
  • Feb 25

    Smart thinkers including lawyers present at @PHXStartupWeek

    Smart thinkers including lawyers present at @PHXStartupWeek
    Those of us at our desks this week are clearly doing innovation wrong. That’s all I can conclude as Phoenix Startup Week is kicking off. Time to get our creative on. Don’t know what the week entails? Here’s a…
Rank this Week: 470

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Feb 27

    Last Year’s Automobile Recalls Continue into 2015

    Last Year’s Automobile Recalls Continue into 2015
    It looks like the automobile industry hasn’t gotten over its rough year. Last year GM had several sets of recalls that included millions of cars with faulty ignition starters.  Unfortunately this was only the start of the…
  • Feb 26

    Dangers of Nighttime Driving

    Dangers of Nighttime Driving
    There have been several studies showing that the frequency of accidents increase during the night.  This is easy to understand with the lack of natural light and headlights shining too brightly into a drivers eyes.  However, light…
  • Feb 24

    What Is The Process For A Demand Letter In A PIP Case?

    What Is The Process For A Demand Letter In A PIP Case?
    As a distinguished health care provider, demand letters are a tricky component of your practice. Demand letter litigation is unclear, vague and inconsistent. A demand letter is an intermediary of sorts, a document that serves to announce what…
Rank this Week: 671

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Feb 27

    How Many Presidents Claim Your State as Home?

    How Many Presidents Claim Your State as Home?
    The states in which our presidents are historically attached aren’t necessarily the states where they were born. However, for this Continued on Next Page
  • Feb 27

    News You Can Use Digest – February 27, 2015

    News You Can Use Digest – February 27, 2015
    Federal: Report: Illinois Rep. Schock billed private planes, concerts Tacoma News Tribune – Jack Gillum and Stephen Braun (Associated Press) Continued on Next Page
  • Feb 26

    Lawsuit Challenges MA Law Banning Corporate Contribution

    Lawsuit Challenges MA Law Banning Corporate Contribution
    On February 24, a lawsuit was filed in Suffolk County Superior Court challenging Massachusetts laws allowing unions to make political Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 391

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Feb 27

    BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partner

    BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partner
    BYU Law School was recently ranked #38 in the National Law Journal’s ranking of associates promoted to partner in 2014 (BYU Law School affiliation required for this link).  These rankings were part of NLJ’s 2015 Go-To Law…
  • Feb 26

    Greenwire

    Greenwire
    The Law Library has recently acquired access to EnergyWire, ClimateWire, Environment & Energy Daily ( E&E Daily), GreenWire and E&E News PM for the BYU Law School community. Each of these sources provide objective, timely and…
  • Feb 26

    New database: AILALink

    New database: AILALink
    Immigration is one of the most significant hot button issues in the U.S. today as interested parties engage in heated debate regarding appropriate avenues of reform. The Law Library has recently acquired access to AILALink, a research…
Rank this Week: 613

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Feb 27

    Will Class Actions Go Up in Flames?

    Will Class Actions Go Up in Flames?
    I’m guessing if you made a list of the biggest flim flam artists of all time, the tobacco industry would be right at the top. In 2006, “a federal district court determined that tobacco companies ‘knew there was a…
  • Feb 24

    Cuomo Tries to Whack Patient Safety

    Cuomo Tries to Whack Patient Safety
    In 1999, the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a now famous study finding up to 98,000 deaths in hospitals each year due to medical negligence. The statistics are now much worse. (See our coverage here, for...
  • Feb 16

    Colorado’s Manufactured Condo Lawsuit Crisi

    Colorado’s Manufactured Condo Lawsuit Crisi
    As the national housing market started to recover in the last couple years, there have been a slew of articles with headlines like this September 2014 Washington Post story: “Housing recovery missing key group: young first-time buyers."…
Rank this Week: 448

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Covers quirky questions in employment law. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
  • Feb 27

    Quirky Question #255, Certain Dependent Spouses of H-1B Workers Become Eligible for Employment Authorization

    Quirky Question #255, Certain Dependent Spouses of H-1B Workers Become Eligible for Employment Authorization
    Question:  Can dependent spouses of H-1B workers get permission to work in the United States? Answer: By Saiko McIvor and Ieva Aubin The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) amended the regulations to allow certain H-4…
  • Feb 24

    Quirky Question #254, Foreign currency fluctuations and expat employee

    Quirky Question #254, Foreign currency fluctuations and expat employee
    Question: I am an HR manager working for a US company that sends employees on long term assignment abroad.   One of our senior assignees recently rang me to say how worried he is about Greek politics and the potential effect on the…
  • Feb 18

    Quirky Question #253, Private arbitrations becoming not-so-private?

    Quirky Question #253, Private arbitrations becoming not-so-private?
    Question: I read with interest the answer to Quirky Question #248 about mandatory arbitration. You mentioned one of the benefits of arbitration being that is more private than a dispute in court, which is certainly a consideration for our…
Rank this Week: 581

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 95

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Dez Bryant Domestic Violence Video Rumors: Is Dez Bryant Being Extorted?

    Dez Bryant Domestic Violence Video Rumors: Is Dez Bryant Being Extorted?
    Recent rumors have surfaced regarding a potential video of NFL star Dez Bryant engaging in an act of domestic violence. Is the video being withheld from the public due to extortion?
  • Feb 25

    Hit and Run Epidemic Leads LA to Launch New System

    Hit and Run Epidemic Leads LA to Launch New System
    Los Angeles has launched a hit and run alert system that will make public information regarding hit and run suspects in an attempt to make more hit and run-related arrests.
  • Feb 23

    Could Your Smartphone Carry Your Driver’s License?

    Could Your Smartphone Carry Your Driver’s License?
    California could implement a plan to let drivers possess their license on their smartphone. Would you apply for a digital driver's license?
Rank this Week: 601

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 142

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Feb 27

    Home Prices in New Urbanist Neighborhood

    Home Prices in New Urbanist Neighborhood
    In a new paper, geographer Hongwei Dong takes a look at whether home prices in New Urbanist neighborhoods were more resilient after the crash. Planetizen summarizes the findings: Among the measures analyzed by Dong, mixed land uses did not…
  • Feb 27

    Stein on Land Rights in China

    Stein on Land Rights in China
    Gregory Stein (Tennessee) has posted What Will China Do When Land Use Rights Begin to Expire? The Evolution Toward Rule of Law in Real Estate on SSRN. Here's the abstract: China’s recent economic success is largely based on the vitality...
  • Feb 27

    Alexander on Occupying the Constitutional Right to Housing

    Alexander on Occupying the Constitutional Right to Housing
    Lisa Alexander (Wisconsin) has posted Occupying the Constitutional Right to Housing on SSRN. Here's the abstract: The United States (U.S.) does not recognize a formal legal right to housing. Yet, the right to housing is alive in America.…
Rank this Week: 216