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InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 158

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
  • Mar 27

    An appeal from an intermediate order.

    An appeal from an intermediate order.
    Practice point:  The right of direct appeal from an intermediate order is terminated with the entry of judgment in the action.Case: Qin Jun Ying v. May Flower Intl., Inc., NY Slip Op 01899 (2d Dep't March 15, 2017)Here is the…
  • Mar 24

    Notice in an eviction proeeding.

    Notice in an eviction proeeding.
    Practice point:   Compliance with a statutory notice requirement is a condition precedent to maintaining a summary eviction proceeding, and the landlord has the burden to prove that element of its case.  A tenant may timely…
  • Mar 23

    A claim of conspiracy to commit a tort.

    A claim of conspiracy to commit a tort.
    Practice point:  The conspiracy to commit a tort is not, of itself, a cause of action, and such an action is time-barred when the substantive tort underlying it is time-barred.Case:  Loren v. Church St. Apt. Corp., NY Slip Op 01964…
Rank this Week: 257

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/
  • Mar 27

    Iowa Police Track Wanted Man Across Three Countie

    Iowa Police Track Wanted Man Across Three Countie
    Des Moines Police attempted to pull over a man for a traffic stop in Des Moines on Thursday, March 9th.  He was suspected to be wanted on a Felony Probation Violation warrant.  The man did not stop but instead began a high-speed…
  • Mar 22

    Hospitals and Insurance Companies Own Your Elected Official

    Hospitals and Insurance Companies Own Your Elected Official
    For the past three days I have covered the workers' compensation and the medical malpractice bills currently before the Iowa legislature. If you've read the articles you should have some idea of what I'm talking about. If not, then read the…
  • Mar 21

    Work Comp Doctor Commits Medical Malpractice

    Work Comp Doctor Commits Medical Malpractice
    People call and ask this question, Can you sue the company doctor when medical malpractice is committed?Anybody can sue anyone, but even though you can sue them, you are probably not going to sue the company doctor who commits malpractice in…
Rank this Week: 253

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: 784

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

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

    PERS Earns 9.24% Investment Return in 2016

    PERS Earns 9.24% Investment Return in 2016
    The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) had a great year in 2016 earning a 9.24% return on its investments. Here is the PERS Investment Report for the period ending December 31, 2016. That’s well above the…
  • Mar 22

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production
    In February a federal district court in Virginia issued this opinion on a motion to disqualify counsel for using inadvertently produced documents. Here’s what happened factually: In an effort to share information electronically, Thomas…
  • Mar 20

    Artificial Intelligence to Make Lawyers Obsolete?

    Artificial Intelligence to Make Lawyers Obsolete?
    This Jason Koebler article in the Atlantic speculates on the Rise of Robolawyers. Don’t laugh. I believe it’s coming. From the article: …The most successful robolawyer yet was developed by a British teenager named Joshua…
Rank this Week: 29

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Mar 26

    How This Budget Care

    How This Budget Care
    Caring for our loved ones while satisfying and fulfilling can be expensive both emotionally and financially.  Understanding needs, costs and tax relief are all important to saving money. Today’s blog provides some caring highlights…
  • Mar 24

    Estate Lawyers: Did our Invitation Get Lost in the Mail?!

    Estate Lawyers: Did our Invitation Get Lost in the Mail?!
    Today’s blog was written by Jenna Ward, Articling Student, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. When clients plan engagement parties, weddings, baby showers or divorce parties (yes, divorce parties are becoming increasingly common) they may…
  • Mar 23

    Who wants to live forever……………through a digital bot version of themselves?

    Who wants to live forever……………through a digital bot version of themselves?
    This Blog was written by Robert Boyd Absurd as the title may suggest, this is a possibility. The technology now exists for a robot to tweet, send and reply to text messages and post on social media profiles after a person’s death. The…
Rank this Week: 842

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Mar 26

    News Essentials: 27th March 2017

    News Essentials: 27th March 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSInterim research findings on divorce law publishedInterim findings from research exploring how the current divorce law works in practice have been published…
  • Mar 24

    "Do your kids a favor – don’t have any."

    "Do your kids a favor – don’t have any."
    It could have been a quote from a family lawyer, but it is actually by American Comedy writer Robert Orben. It seemed apt in relation to my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which were all about…
  • Mar 23

    Family court transparency plans fall short as judges struggle to find time to publish judgments safely

    Family court transparency plans fall short as judges struggle to find time to publish judgments safely
    New research from Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics suggests that guidance given to judges to routinely publish their judgments is not being consistently followed, leaving the public with a patchy understanding of the…
Rank this Week: 347

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Mar 26

    Niegan divorcio a esposa británica porque la infelicidad no es causal

    Niegan divorcio a esposa británica porque la infelicidad no es causal
    Debido a que no existe el divorcio sin causa en el Reino Unido, la semana pasada una Corte de Apelaciones rechazó la demanda de divorcio de una mujer de 66 años que argumentó ser “desesperadamente infeliz” en…
  • Mar 26

    Demandan a Ford por el Mustang Shelby GT350 2016

    Demandan a Ford por el Mustang Shelby GT350 2016
    La semana pasada se presentó una acción colectiva en contra de Ford Motor Company por publicidad engañosa, ya que se afirma que el Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 2016 se vendió como “listo para la pista de…
  • Mar 26

    YouTuber español condenado por acoso sexual

    YouTuber español condenado por acoso sexual
    El youtuber español Wilson Alfonso ha sido condenado por delitos de abuso sexual y deberá pagar una multa de 1,890 euros e indemnizar a sus víctimas, después de que, para una supuesta broma para su canal, besara a…
Rank this Week: 760

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 776

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 913

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 755

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Mar 26

    FAPIA Conference – Educational Courses and Fishing Fun

    FAPIA Conference – Educational Courses and Fishing Fun
    Calling all anglers and Public Insurance Adjusters! Check out the 25th Anniversary FAPIA Conference that kicks off on Sunday, May 21st with a fun fishing tournament in the Florida Keys! Taking a few days in the tranquil Florida Keys to…
  • Mar 25

    Crumbling Foundation and the Collapse Provision in a Homeowners Policy

    Crumbling Foundation and the Collapse Provision in a Homeowners Policy
    Recently, Connecticut has had an increase in insurance claims for crumbling foundations due to faulty foundations poured in the 1980s and 1990s. Some foundations poured during this time frame contained a mineral, pyrrhotite, which can cause…
  • Mar 24

    Homeowners and Renters May Soon Qualify for Policy Discount

    Homeowners and Renters May Soon Qualify for Policy Discount
    In 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that permits insurers that provide homeowners and renters insurance for residential real property to offer discounts. Discounts will be offered to consumers who complete approved…
Rank this Week: 491

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 544

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Mar 26

    TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC -- 98 Professors Chime In

    TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC -- 98 Professors Chime In
    By Andrew Williams -- As we reported last week, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC case on Monday March 27. In that previous report, we covered the background of the case, and…
  • Mar 26

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    March 27, 2017 - Post-argument discussion on TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC case (American University Washington College of Law Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property) - American University Washington…
  • Mar 25

    Webinar on Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Webinar on Defend Trade Secrets Act
    McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP will be offering a live webinar entitled "The Defend Trade Secrets Act at (Almost) One" on April 18, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT). In this presentation, MBHB attorney and Patent Docs…
Rank this Week: 76

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Mar 26

    Pragmatic Ideas for Ways to Spend the Rest of the 3L Year

    Pragmatic Ideas for Ways to Spend the Rest of the 3L Year
    Law school graduation is less than two months away for third-year students. Here are some ideas – maybe needlessly pragmatic ones – on how to spend the rest of the last semester at law school, in addition to school work,…
  • Mar 22

    10 Signs You’re a Horrible Boss And How To Correct It

    10 Signs You’re a Horrible Boss And How To Correct It
    The problem is not them; it's YOU! You're done working with the most monstrous bosses of all times. You probably swore to yourself that when the time comes for you to manage people, you will do things differently. That day has now come -…
  • Mar 21

    After the MPRE

    After the MPRE
    I took the MPRE on Saturday, March 18th. The exam was two hours, sixty questions. I will admit: I was not prepared. I had my game face on throughout the exam, but after I walked out, I felt slightly shell shocked. I felt the process was…
Rank this Week: 885

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

http://scovlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Double Jeopardy Dilemma

    Double Jeopardy Dilemma
    State v. Dow, 2016 VT 91By Andrew DelaneyMr. Dow was charged with a smorgasbord of crimes after a fight with his wife and a later conflict with police. There was a partial mistrial, a couple convictions, a subsequent motion to dismiss, and a…
  • Mar 26

    No Cigar

    No Cigar
    State v. Haskins, 2016 VT 79By Charlie Buttrey Perhaps the only thing worse than losing in front of the Vermont Supreme Court, particularly after it agrees with you that the trial judge made a mistake, is losing by a split decision. Glen…
  • Mar 26

    Be There Or Be Square

    Be There Or Be Square
    State v. Grace, 2016 VT 113 By Elizabeth KruskaWoody Allen is credited with saying that 80% of life is showing up. That’s largely true of criminal court, as well. There’s a whole lot of showing up involved in court cases. Except…
Rank this Week: 369

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Mar 26

    Considérations Fiscales pour l’Expansion des Entreprise

    Considérations Fiscales pour l’Expansion des Entreprise
    La planification fiscale est nécessaire pour assurer que votre entreprise est bien en conformité avec les réglementations dans tous les pays où elle exploite son savoir-faire. Il existe un certain nombre de…
  • Mar 25

    Boyer Law Firm, Ft. Lauderdale Floride

    Boyer Law Firm, Ft. Lauderdale Floride
    Nous avons le plaisir de vous informer, que nous serons à votre écoute à notre nouveau bureau de Ft. Lauderdale où nous continuerons à vous proposer des services juridiques dans la zone métropolitaine…
  • Mar 23

    Recevoir une Part d’Héritage d’une Succession Américaine

    Recevoir une Part d’Héritage d’une Succession Américaine
    Taxation d’un héritier français recevant une part d’héritage d’une succession américaine Vous héritez de vos parents résidents américains mais vous êtes français…
Rank this Week: 703

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Australian Divorce Blog named in the top 50 Australian blog

    Australian Divorce Blog named in the top 50 Australian blog
    I am delighted that the Australian Divorce Blog has been named in the top 50 blogs in Australia by Feedspot.In the words of Feedspot founder Anuj Agarwhal:I personally give you a high-five and want to thank you for your contribution to this…
  • Mar 21

    The danger of relying on your valuation expert in the Family Court

    The danger of relying on your valuation expert in the Family Court
    Going to court to argue the value of the family company can be a risky affair, as a recent Family Court case illustrates. In the case, called Riley and Riley, all property settlement issues between the husband and wife were settled save one:…
  • Mar 18

    Preparing for a family report in the Family Law Court

    Preparing for a family report in the Family Law Court
    When parents continue to disagree about what happens with their children, the road too often leads to the Family Law Courts. When the dispute gets there, the parties will either organise or a judge will order that they see a family report…
Rank this Week: 987

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Michigan Criminal and DUI Charges – Your Arraignment or First Appearance/Contact date After Arrest

    Michigan Criminal and DUI Charges – Your Arraignment or First Appearance/Contact date After Arrest
    As a Michigan criminal and DUI lawyer, I am contacted all the time by people facing something like a drunk driving, suspended license or possession of marijuana charge and are worried about the upcoming date on their citation.  In this…
  • Mar 24

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Cost

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Cost
    In my capacity as a Michigan driver’s license restoration lawyer, I guarantee to win every case I take.  To make that happen, I will only take a case for someone who has honestly quit drinking.  It has never been my goal to…
  • Mar 20

    Five Things to Know About Probation Violation

    Five Things to Know About Probation Violation
    Of all the things I do in my criminal practice, none is more acutely serious, yet nearly as un-technical or less legalistic than handling probation violations.  There are really 5 things you should know if you’re facing a PV (also…
Rank this Week: 140

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Divorce Malpractice Claim Fails Due to the Lack of Expert Testimony

    Divorce Malpractice Claim Fails Due to the Lack of Expert Testimony
    The plaintiff filed a malpractice claim against her divorce lawyers. However, her claim did not succeed because she did not provide expert testimony. That testimony, from a family law lawyer, would be necessary to show negligence. This is one…
  • Mar 24

    Lawyer Is Sued For Holding The File

    Lawyer Is Sued For Holding The File
    Lawyers have rights to hold the client’s file or other property as security for payment. Here the lawyer held on to a former divorce client’s file indefinitely. The client eventually sued the lawyer for legal malpractice –…
  • Mar 14

    ARDC Reprimands Lawyer who Issued Power of Attorney to Elderly Client’s “Friend.”

    ARDC Reprimands Lawyer who Issued Power of Attorney to Elderly Client’s “Friend.”
    http://www.iardc.org/HB_RB_Disp_Html.asp?id=12328 The ARDC has recently filed several elder abuse cases. This is one of those cases. According to the Review Board, the facts were as follows: Respondent graduated from law school in 1989. He…
Rank this Week: 560

New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.newyorkprobateestateadministration.com/
  • Mar 26

    Petitioner Requests Judicial Settlements of Account

    Petitioner Requests Judicial Settlements of Account
    The petition herein prays for the judicial settlement of the accounts of the trustees and for a construction of the validity and effect of the last will and testament of testator and the appointment thereunder of Mr. E Jr. and for the…
  • Mar 23

    Petitioner Alleges Lack of Testamentary Capacity

    Petitioner Alleges Lack of Testamentary Capacity
    In this contested probate litigation proceeding, three motions are before the court. Decedent died on August 8, 1956 survived by several brothers and sisters and by an alleged spouse, the objector herein, to whom she was married on August 8,…
  • Mar 19

    Question Before the Court Relates to Rights of the Trustee

    Question Before the Court Relates to Rights of the Trustee
    At issue in this proceeding is the right of the trustees of the estate of the donor of a power of appointment to commissions for paying out the appointive property to trustees appointed under the will of the donee of such power. Testator Mr.…
Rank this Week: 318

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Injury Crash on I15 North of Malad

    Injury Crash on I15 North of Malad
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Mar 22

    Property damage crash on I84

    Property damage crash on I84
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Mar 22

    Semi Crash in Elmore County Blocks Traffic

    Semi Crash in Elmore County Blocks Traffic
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 170

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Mar 26

    Read All About It! NPR Discovers Age Discrimination

    Read All About It! NPR Discovers Age Discrimination
    A recent tweet from NPR’s reporter on aging, Ina Jaffe: “Age discrimination is real.” Isn’t it great that NPR has finally discovered that age discrimination is real? I’m an attorney and former judge who wrote a…
  • Mar 21

    Judge Gorsuch and the ‘Frozen Trucker’ case

    Judge Gorsuch and the ‘Frozen Trucker’ case
    I write a lot about very bad court decisions. Here’s one from U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch that rivals the very worst. Judge Gorsuch wrote a dissent in Transam Trucking, Inc. v. Administrative Review Board,…
  • Mar 3

    How Can the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Be So Clueless about Age Discrimination?

    How Can the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Be So Clueless about Age Discrimination?
    Why is it left to the Attorney General of Illinois to address the national problem of blatant and destructive age discrimination in hiring? Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan this week warned six national career and job search companies…
Rank this Week: 750

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 26

    Succès de scandale – With Thanks to Rosner & Markowitz

    Succès de scandale – With Thanks to Rosner & Markowitz
    “for there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.” Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) ************************************************** Some years ago, I…
  • Mar 25

    Traditional, Frequentist Statistics Still Hegemonic

    Traditional, Frequentist Statistics Still Hegemonic
    The Defense Fallacy In civil actions, defendants, and their legal counsel sometimes argue that the absence of statistical significance across multiple studies requires a verdict of “no cause” for the defense. This argument is…
  • Mar 24

    Science Day Should Be Every Day in Our Courtrooms — Part II

    Science Day Should Be Every Day in Our Courtrooms — Part II
    This post and the previous one are an expansion upon a post that I wrote with Dr. David Schwartz, of Innovative Science Solutions, LLC. Dr. Schwartz is a talented scientist with whom I had the privilege and pleasure to work at McCarter &…
Rank this Week: 521

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • Mar 26

    FITWEL may be the Future of Building Sustainability

    FITWEL may be the Future of Building Sustainability
    FITWEL, a cost effective, high impact, health promoting building certification, may be the best thing since sliced bread. The well being of building occupants is increasingly being described as the number one driver of sustainability. In the…
  • Mar 19

    The Opportunity for ENERGY STAR

    The Opportunity for ENERGY STAR
    While much of the media hyperbole has focused on the Trump Administration’s 2018 Budget request of $5.7 Billion for the Environmental Protection Agency, a reduction of $2.6 billion, or 31%, from the 2017 level of funding, little…
  • Mar 12

    The First BREEAM USA Certification

    The First BREEAM USA Certification
    The Oaks, a 1.3 million square foot shopping mall located in Thousand Oaks, California, owned by Macerich is the first project achieve certification under the new BREEAM In-Use program for existing buildings. Macerich, a leading owner,…
Rank this Week: 894

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Mar 26

    Eli Lilly v Canada: A Pyrrhic Victory Against Big Pharma

    Eli Lilly v Canada: A Pyrrhic Victory Against Big Pharma
    It is a well known story that Big Pharma aggressively uses trade negotiations, political lobbying, and domestic and international litigation (and the threat thereof) to expand the monopoly rents it gains from patent protection, and defeat the…
  • Mar 23

    President Trump on ISDS (Sort Of)

    President Trump on ISDS (Sort Of)
    OK, not really on ISDS, but touching on ISDS to a very slight degree. Here's what he said a couple days ago: I’ve cleared the way for the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines -- and added a requirement that...
  • Mar 23

    Event on Socio-Legal Methodologies at the University of Warwick

    Event on Socio-Legal Methodologies at the University of Warwick
    From the Centre for Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE) at the University of Warwick: On Tuesday, 16 May 2017, the Centre for Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE) at the University of…
Rank this Week: 89

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Mar 26

    Floating right

    Floating right
    Jones v Canal & River Trust (2017) EWCA Civ 135 This was an appeal against an order that Canal and River Trust could remove Mr Jones boat from a canal near Bradford on Avon, under its powers under s.8 of the British Waterways…
  • Mar 26

    Job Ads – W London & Watford

    Job Ads – W London & Watford
    Ealing Law Centre Housing Solicitor Salary: According to experience Working hours: 35 per week Benefits include:  22 days annual leave, flexible working and significant opportunities for learning and development. Ealing Law Centre seeks…
  • Mar 22

    BPP, fee charging McKenzie friends, and errors of judgment

    BPP, fee charging McKenzie friends, and errors of judgment
    I have a lot to finish writing up by way of case law – a post underway on narrowboats, the Canal & River Authority and Article 8, and two new court of appeal cases popped up today on Introductory tenancy notices and not occupying as…
Rank this Week: 294

The 1709 Blog

The 1709 Blog

Covers all things copyright, warts and all.

http://the1709blog.blogspot.co.uk/
  • Mar 26

    THE COPYKAT

    THE COPYKAT
    This CopyKat from Tibbie McIntyreThe UK Copyright Officers survey – deadline 3rd AprilIf you work at a UK library and educational/cultural institution, your organisation is warmly invited to take part in a survey about copyright…
  • Mar 24

    Cable retransmission within reception area copyright free?!

    Cable retransmission within reception area copyright free?!
    A few days ago the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued yet another judgment on the right of communication to the public within Article 3(1) of the InfoSoc Directive: it is Staatlich genehmigte Gesellschaft der Autoren,…
  • Mar 22

    R.I.P. Conceptual Separability Test

    R.I.P. Conceptual Separability Test
    The Supreme Court held on March 22, 2017 that a feature incorporated into the design of a useful article is eligible for copyright protection “if, when identified and imagined apart from the useful article, it would qualify as a…
Rank this Week: 570

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Discusses issues that affect consumer debtors considering filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Mar 26

    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths About Filing Bankruptcy

    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths About Filing Bankruptcy
    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths about Filing Bankruptcy In every day life, nobody goes into a business venture or every day life thinking that they will have to someday talk to a Seattle bankruptcy attorney, however…
  • Mar 5

    How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home?

    How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home?
    How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home? Filing for bankruptcy is not something that consumers initially set out to do or are thinking about when purchasing a home.  However if the economic circumstances of a borrower change,…
  • Jan 17

    Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?

    Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?
    If you feel threatened by debt collectors you would not be alone.  A recent survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) found that 1 in 4 consumers feel threated by debt collectors.  This is not…
Rank this Week: 362

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

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

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Mar 26

    What’s so primo about primacy?

    What’s so primo about primacy?
    Folks will often contact my office with a desire to file a divorce or custody case immediately, “before the other side does.” Sometimes there is a need for speed: conditions within the marriage have made continued cohabitation…
  • Mar 23

    Should student loan payments be a factor in setting child support?

    Should student loan payments be a factor in setting child support?
    It has always struck me as fundamentally unfair that student loan payments–especially interest on those payments–are not deductible from income for income tax purposes. Borrow $200,000 for business equipment and there’s no…
  • Mar 20

    Changes in the non-custodial parent’s income have a much bigger impact on child support than changes in the custodial parent’s income

    Changes in the non-custodial parent’s income have a much bigger impact on child support than changes in the custodial parent’s income
    Child support can be modified based upon a substantial change of circumstances. Common circumstances that justify a child support modification are when work-related child care expenses drop (typically when the child starts kindergarten or is…
Rank this Week: 197

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Mar 26

    Contractual Waivers and Medical Expense Recovery by Minor

    Contractual Waivers and Medical Expense Recovery by Minor
    In Blackwell v. Sky High Sports Nashville Operations, LLC, No. M2016-00447-COA-R9-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 9, 2017), the Court of Appeals addressed the issue of whether parents in Tennessee may “bind their minor children to pre-injury…
  • Mar 11

    Longer Hours Ahead for Medical Resident

    Longer Hours Ahead for Medical Resident
    So now medical residents in hospitals will be able to work up to 28 hours in a shift. I understand the arguments in favor of this proposal.  Longer, and more traditional, hours allow more continuity of care and permits the residents to…
  • Mar 7

    One Year Statute of Limitations Bars Misrepresentation Claim

    One Year Statute of Limitations Bars Misrepresentation Claim
    In Sakaan v. FedEx Corporation, Inc., No. W2016-00648-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 21, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of a misrepresentation claim based on the statute of limitations. Plaintiff had previously been employed…
Rank this Week: 78

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Mar 26

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (March 26,2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (March 26,2017)
    Adam Smith’s invisible hand: "great idea, badly over-simplified" https://t.co/mx0sG0J5V3 #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) March 19, 2017 "Connecticut is the 17th state to enact a version of the Uniform LLC…
  • Mar 25

    Kissing Cousins: MERS and DTC

    Kissing Cousins: MERS and DTC
    This semester, I’m teaching a seminar on the financial crisis. And because my specialty is corporate and securities law, not property, I brought in a ringer – in the form of Chris Odinet of Southern University Law Center – to...
  • Mar 24

    Impact Esq. and Kickstarter's 2016 Benefit Statement

    Impact Esq. and Kickstarter's 2016 Benefit Statement
    Attorney Kyle Westaway has started a monthly e-mail that compiles information about social enterprise and impact investing law. You can subscribe here. In the latest Impact Esq. newsletter, Kyle included a link to the Kickstarter’s 2016…
Rank this Week: 533

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 26

    My Law Student is Smarter Than Your Bot

    My Law Student is Smarter Than Your Bot
    What are the outer limits to digitization and automation in the practice of law? This week I participated in a small writing workshop at Georgetown Law. A junior colleague presented a fascinating work-in-progress about robots (a/k/a…
  • Mar 20

    Legislation & Regulation and the Bar Exam

    Legislation & Regulation and the Bar Exam
    Most readers of this blog will be familiar with the performance test (PT), a portion of the bar exam in 42 states and D.C. (Forty states use the Multistate Performance Test (MPT); examiners in Pennsylvania and California write and administer…
  • Mar 12

    Preaching to the Choir? A Request for Inclusion in the Call for Equity among Law School Faculty

    Preaching to the Choir? A Request for Inclusion in the Call for Equity among Law School Faculty
    On Tuesday I received an event email from a bar association I was once a member of. The event was to serve as a forum for the deans from six local law schools. The next day, on International Women’s Day, I received an email from…
Rank this Week: 777

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
  • Mar 26

    In Cheerleading-Copyright Scuffle, US Supreme Court Cites Duchamp

    In Cheerleading-Copyright Scuffle, US Supreme Court Cites Duchamp
    In a 6-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held last week that designs on cheerleading uniforms were protected by U.S. Copyright law. You can read the opinion and Justice Breyer and Justice Kennedy’s dissent here. Art law nerds might…
  • Mar 26

    Should Organic Artworks Be Excluded From Copyright Protection?

    Should Organic Artworks Be Excluded From Copyright Protection?
    Zahr Said has just posted his 2015 law review article on copyright’s fixation requirement and conceptual art on SSRN. Via his abstract, Said argues, This Essay argues that copyright illogically excludes conceptual art from protection on…
  • Mar 26

    Should Writers Be Granted Moral Rights?

    Should Writers Be Granted Moral Rights?
    Here are eight reasons why they should. Not saying we necessarily agree. Keep in mind that in the U.S., only visual artists currently get moral rights protection, and only for certain types of art works.
Rank this Week: 466

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Harris County litigation frames debate over bail bill

    Harris County litigation frames debate over bail bill
    Grits remains excited about bail-reform legislation being promoted by Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller this session, and carried at the Lege by John Whitmire (SB 1338)…
  • Mar 26

    Creating new discretion for police to use deescalation method

    Creating new discretion for police to use deescalation method
    An excellent and necessary bill that's so far flown under the radar needs a quick referral and vote if it's going to pass this year. HB 3824, filed on the next to last day of bill filing by state Rep. Toni Rose, alters antiquated…
  • Mar 25

    The CCA, Judicial Activism, and Texas' Statutory Exclusionary Rule

    The CCA, Judicial Activism, and Texas' Statutory Exclusionary Rule
    One of my pet peeves with the Government-Always-Wins faction on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals - which in this instance carried with it most of the rest of the court - arose in a recent ruling on the Fourth Amendment and Texas'…
Rank this Week: 317

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Insurance Company Insolvency

    Insurance Company Insolvency
    All insurance lawyers need to know what happens to a claim when an insurance company becomes insolvent.  Insolvency to an insurance company is the same as bankruptcy to other companies and individuals.  So what effect is this to…
  • Mar 25

    Llano County Property Owners – When Is A Fence Part Of Your Home

    Llano County Property Owners – When Is A Fence Part Of Your Home
    The Insurance Journal published an article on an opinion issued by the Texas Supreme Court that will have an impact on all property owners in the State of Texas.  The title of the article is, Texas High Court Sides With Policyholder In…
  • Mar 23

    Can Someone In Fort Worth Sue An Insurance Company

    Can Someone In Fort Worth Sue An Insurance Company
    To sue an insurance company, a person must have “standing.” Texas is not a direct action state.  In other words, when Fred and Ted collide in their cars, the resulting lawsuit is styled Fred vs Ted, and their respective…
Rank this Week: 797

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

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

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Mar 26

    Inter-Creditor Duties in Sovereign Debt

    Inter-Creditor Duties in Sovereign Debt
    This is a joint post by Mitu Gulati and Mark Weidemaier As we discussed in a couple of earlier posts, we have been thinking recently about the use of exit consents to restructure sovereign debt, especially in the context of...
  • Mar 24

    Exchange Offers and Hardball

    Exchange Offers and Hardball
    Over at Dealb%k. (BTW, I don't pick the pictures).
  • Mar 22

    Jevic

    Jevic
    Third Circuit is reversed. Opinion is here.
Rank this Week: 93

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 517

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Mar 26

    CYBER SECURITY INSURANCE AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS

    CYBER SECURITY INSURANCE AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS
    Cyber security insurance is a relatively new insurance product that has probably become more popular and important in today’s digital age.  Think about it.  Almost everything is created, transmitted, shared, and stored…
  • Mar 18

    PRESERVING YOUR RIGHTS TO SECURE PAYMENT ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS (WITH EXAMPLES)

    PRESERVING YOUR RIGHTS TO SECURE PAYMENT ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS (WITH EXAMPLES)
    All participants across the construction industry should understand what efforts they should take to maximize and collateralize payment.  No one wants to work for free and, certainly, no one in the construction industry wants to work…
  • Mar 15

    EBOOK: MILLER ACT PAYMENT BOND FUNDAMENTALS

    EBOOK: MILLER ACT PAYMENT BOND FUNDAMENTALS
    I finally did it!  I wrote an ebook on the fundamentals of Miller Act payment bonds.  A nuts and bolts approach focusing on the practical application of Miller Act payment bonds.  It is currently on Amazon and will be…
Rank this Week: 921

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

Covers law firm marketing, including advertising, blogging and sales.

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • Mar 26

    Fotojet is a Handy Photo Editor for Business Writer

    Fotojet is a Handy Photo Editor for Business Writer
    As a business writer I will need to edit, add or create a graphic for every blog post that I write. I've tested Fotojet, compared it with two other graphics programs I use, and found it to be a winner. The beauty is that Fotojet is…
  • Mar 23

    How to Create a Successful Live Tweeting Marketing Strategy

    How to Create a Successful Live Tweeting Marketing Strategy
    Say you're at a law conference and hear a particularly interesting approach to retain returning clients or attract new people to your firm. Or perhaps you're reading the newly released results of a public decision that has ramifications for…
  • Feb 19

    Review Marketing Becomes Top Priority for 2017

    Review Marketing Becomes Top Priority for 2017
    As published in: In a recent episode of “Black Mirror,” now streaming on Netflix, a woman needs a higher rating on her profile to get a better apartment. In every daily interaction, people rate her and she rates them back with…
Rank this Week: 172

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 231

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Mar 25

    Vulto Creamery Listeria Outbreak Update

    Vulto Creamery Listeria Outbreak Update
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local officials, has identified Ouleout cheese from Vulto Creamery of Walton, New York, as the likely source of an…
  • Mar 25

    I.M. Healthy and Dixie Dew Soy Nut Butter E. coli Outbreak Update

    I.M. Healthy and Dixie Dew Soy Nut Butter E. coli Outbreak Update
    The CDC updated the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to I.M. Healthy and Dixie Dew Soy Nut Butter to twenty-three people infected with the outbreak strains of E. coli O157:H7 from nine states. Arizona 4, California 5, Maryland 1, Missouri 1,…
  • Mar 25

    Consumer Complaints of Metal Objects Prompts Chicken Fries Recall

    Consumer Complaints of Metal Objects Prompts Chicken Fries Recall
    OK Food, Inc., an Oklahoma City, Okla. establishment, is recalling approximately 933,272 pounds of breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s…
Rank this Week: 198

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Mar 25

    Are we watching the demise of the American public corporation?

    Are we watching the demise of the American public corporation?
    I've spent my professional life studying the American public corporation, but for a while I've been worried that the next generation of corporate law scholars may have to find other subjects of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Mar 25

    My diploma from STEP at ND

    My diploma from STEP at ND
    Five more courses to go for my Certificate in Catholic Doctrine: [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 24

    WLF on the SEC's Conflict Minerals Rule

    WLF on the SEC's Conflict Minerals Rule
    From the Washington Legal Foundation: On March 17, 2017 WLF filed comments with SEC in response to Acting Chairman Piwowar’s January 31 request for input on the Conflict Minerals Rule. WLF seeks... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 497

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Mar 25

    Virginia District Judge Upholds Muslim Travel Ban 2.0

    Virginia District Judge Upholds Muslim Travel Ban 2.0
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In his opinion in Sarsour v. Trump, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia Anthony Trenga denied the Plaintiffs' motion for Temporary…
  • Mar 23

    Fifth Circuit Says Medical Reimbursement Preemption Claim Can Move Forward

    Fifth Circuit Says Medical Reimbursement Preemption Claim Can Move Forward
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Fifth Circuit ruled this week that a medical air-evacuation company has standing and that it sufficiently alleged that state defendants had "some connection" to the enforcement of…
  • Mar 20

    Fourth Circuit: No First Amendment Protection for Fire Battallion Chief's Disruptive Facebook Post

    Fourth Circuit: No First Amendment Protection for Fire Battallion Chief's Disruptive Facebook Post
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Fourth Circuit today dismissed a fire department battalion chief's First Amendment retaliation claim for his Facebook activity in violation of the Department's Social Media and Code of Conduct…
Rank this Week: 149

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Ensuring Guardians Comply With Their Dutie

    Ensuring Guardians Comply With Their Dutie
    When a guardian is appointed for a person with a disability (the “ward”), the guardian is required to follow certain guidelines.  There are two types of guardianships in Illinois, and they each have different rules to follow.…
  • Mar 16

    When It’s Too Late for a Power of Attorney

    When It’s Too Late for a Power of Attorney
    Many times clients will call our firm and state that they need a Power of Attorney for their elderly relative because he/she has dementia or some other condition which causes diminished capacity.  Unfortunately, depending on the…
  • Feb 24

    Trusts for Tots and Teenager

    Trusts for Tots and Teenager
    Children under the age of 18 cannot directly inherit more than a small amount of money. If you make no provisions in your Will, a court will appoint a property guardian to manage your child’s assets until he reaches 18. The property…
Rank this Week: 984