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Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
Rank this Week: 526

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    Observable result

    Observable result
    Years ago, my youngest had a particularly painful episode which necessitated a trip to the ER at the local Children's Hospital. She actually stayed there overnight, but was not technically admitted.I never really understood that, but was told…
  • Sep 12

    Lyin' liars gonna lie...

    Lyin' liars gonna lie...
    Due to the ObamaTax, nearly a quarter of a million Virginians will lose their current healthcare plans.So says NBC's Sharon Gregory.To which Harry Reid replies:So, who ya gonna believe? [NBC clip Hat Tip: FoIB Holly R]Original content…
  • Sep 12

    Cavalcade of Risk #217: Call for submission

    Cavalcade of Risk #217: Call for submission
    Rebecca Shafer hosts next week's edition. Entries are due by Monday (the 15th).To submit your risk-related post, just click here to email it.You'll need to provide:■ Your post's url and title■ Your blog's url and name■ …
Rank this Week: 40

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    ViaCyte: Stem Cell Diabetes Therapy 'Not Possible' Without California Taxpayer Cash

    ViaCyte: Stem Cell Diabetes Therapy 'Not Possible' Without California Taxpayer Cash
    The California stem cell agency hit a couple of firsts this week when it pumped up its investment this week in the “teabag” diabetes therapy being developed by ViaCyte, Inc., of San Diego.The effort, backed by $55 million from the…
  • Sep 10

    California Stem Cell Meeting Concludes; Links to Storie

    California Stem Cell Meeting Concludes; Links to Storie
    BERKELEY, Ca. -- Directors of the California stem cell agency today concluded their meeting at 1:53 p.m. PDT. Look for more coverage of matters discussed at the meeting in the next week or so.Here are links and excerpts from stories from…
  • Sep 10

    Revolving Door Policy Tightened at California Stem Cell Agency

    Revolving Door Policy Tightened at California Stem Cell Agency
    BERKELEY, Ca. -- Directors of the California stem cell agency today approved a measure aimed at easing conflicts of interest involving employees who may seek employment with recipients of the agency’s largess. On a unanimous voice…
Rank this Week: 817

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Sep 12

    Suffolk County, NY Considers Amending Its Lobbying Law

    Suffolk County, NY Considers Amending Its Lobbying Law
    The Suffolk County Legislature introduced an ordinance amending the county’s lobbying law. Resolution No. 1658-2014 expands the definition of lobbying Continued on Next Page
  • Sep 12

    Panel Convenes to Consider Changes to Mississippi Primary Election

    Panel Convenes to Consider Changes to Mississippi Primary Election
    Changes to current election procedures are being considered following an extremely close Senate race. State Sen. Chris McDaniel narrowly lost Continued on Next Page
  • Sep 12

    Tougher Gift Limits Proposed for Arlington County

    Tougher Gift Limits Proposed for Arlington County
    Arlington County Board member John Vihstadt is calling for tougher gift restrictions for county employees and officials. In the wake Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 448

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Sep 12

    SAM Registration: What The Heck Is An “Immediate Owner?”

    SAM Registration: What The Heck Is An “Immediate Owner?”
    Government contractors who have attempted to recently register or re-register in the SAM database have been confronted with new questions asking about an “immediate owner” and a “higher-level owner.”  These new…
  • Sep 9

    GSA Contractor Team Arrangement: Single-SIN Restriction Was Appropriate

    GSA Contractor Team Arrangement: Single-SIN Restriction Was Appropriate
    A procuring agency reasonably required all members of a SDVOSB set-aside GSA Contractor Team Arrangement to possess a certain Federal Supply Schedule contract and Special Item Number. In a recent bid protest decision, the GAO held that…
  • Sep 8

    SDVOSB Fraud: Business Owner Faces 51 Months In Prison

    SDVOSB Fraud: Business Owner Faces 51 Months In Prison
    The co-owner of a Missouri construction company faces the likelihood of 51 months in jail after pleading guilty to SDVOSB fraud charges. According to a Department of Justice Press release, Michael Parker admitted that he and his father,…
Rank this Week: 980

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
Rank this Week: 167

Labor Immigration Law

Labor Immigration Law

Features United States labor immigration law news and analysis. By the Capitol Immigration Law Group LLC.

http://www.laborimmigration.com
  • Sep 12

    Current PERM Processing Times (September 8, 2014)

    Current PERM Processing Times (September 8, 2014)
    Our office handles a substantial number of ETA Form 9089 – Permanent Labor Certification (“PERM”) applications and we are closely [...]
  • Sep 10

    Breaking News: EB-2 India Unavailable for Rest of September; Major Retrogression in EB-2 India Coming in the Fall

    Breaking News: EB-2 India Unavailable for Rest of September; Major Retrogression in EB-2 India Coming in the Fall
    Mr. Charles Oppenheim, the Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the U.S. Department of State, just announced in a meeting in which our office participated that due to extraordinarily high volume of EB-2 India cases, the…
  • Sep 9

    Overview of Reentry Permit Extensions and Validity Term

    Overview of Reentry Permit Extensions and Validity Term
    Our office serves many first-time and returning reentry permit applicants and one of the most frequently asked questions or concerns related to the ability to extend a reentry permit after its initial term (of often two years) and about the…
Rank this Week: 262

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Sep 12

    Russell Bucklew in Missouri

    Russell Bucklew in Missouri
    "Bucklew gets day in court; decision could take weeks," is by Emily Priddy of the Southeast Missourian. Lawyers for the state of Missouri and for convicted murderer Russell Bucklew made their cases in federal appellate court Tuesday, but a…
  • Sep 12

    Additional Coverage of the Pennsylvania Media Lawsuit

    Additional Coverage of the Pennsylvania Media Lawsuit
    Philly Magazine posts, "3 Reasons We Need to End the Pennsylvania Death Penalty," by Joel Mathis. First of all, much praise to the Inquirer and City Paper. They’re among the publications joining the ACLU to sue the state to get...
  • Sep 12

    Oklahoma Attorney General Speaks Out on LI Drug

    Oklahoma Attorney General Speaks Out on LI Drug
    The Tulsa World reports, "Pruitt says execution drug shortage a continuing problem," by Randy Krehbiel. “Anti-death penalty zealots” are causing shortages of execution drugs and contributing to the uncertainty marking lethal…
Rank this Week: 42

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Sep 12

    SCC limits appeal courts’ ability to raise new issue

    SCC limits appeal courts’ ability to raise new issue
    “Courts cannot be seen to go in search of a wrong to right.”So ruled the Supreme Court of Canada today in Mian v. R. — a case that limits the discretion of appeal courts to raise new issues that unduly assist one side in a…
  • Sep 12

    News Roundup - September 12, 2014

    News Roundup - September 12, 2014
    CanadaSCC decision recognizing aboriginal title may complicate improved government relations with First Nations, The Vancouver Sun B.C. man convicted of killing three women and a teenage girl, Toronto StarCrown’s key witness in gangland…
  • Sep 12

    Pistorius found guilty of manslaughter

    Pistorius found guilty of manslaughter
    Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide on Friday, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, and will now battle to avoid going to prison.The 27-year-old double…
Rank this Week: 92

Legal Ease Blog

Legal Ease Blog

Covers clients development and law practice management. By Allison Shields.

http://legalease.blogs.com/legal_ease_blog/
  • Sep 12

    Improve Your Firm's Financial Performance

    Improve Your Firm's Financial Performance
    This month's issue of Law Practice Magazine is all about finance. If you're looking for some tips on how to improve your firm's financial performance, this month's issue can help. For example, check out this article from Peter Roberts on...
  • Aug 28

    Don't Let Fear of Your Competition Cripple Your Marketing

    Don't Let Fear of Your Competition Cripple Your Marketing
    Last week, Nancy Myrland did a post on her blog, "Competition Watching? Who Cares?!" in which she reminded her readers that, You can’t go through your professional life not showing your clients and potential clients what you know…
  • Aug 21

    Is There a Gender Gap in the Law?

    Is There a Gender Gap in the Law?
    Here's an interesting infographic from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, addressing the state of women in the law: Brought to you by the online Master of Legal Studies program at @WashULaw What do you think? What are...
Rank this Week: 671

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Sep 12

    Follow-Up: U.C. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks Gets Free Speech Right This Time

    Follow-Up: U.C. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks Gets Free Speech Right This Time
    Last week I criticized an email from U.C. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks that was either dangerously ambiguous or flat wrong about the scope of free speech. Chancellor Dirks has just sent a follow-up email, probably prompted by the…
  • Sep 11

    The Quality of Mercy Is Not Strained, But It May Have A Litmus Test

    The Quality of Mercy Is Not Strained, But It May Have A Litmus Test
    Back in January I wrote about the indictment of Dinesh D'Souza and how difficult it would be for him to defend himself based on his assertion that he was selectively prosecuted based on his political views. D'Souza did eventually file a…
  • Sep 11

    [Rerun from 2011] Ten Things I Want My Kids To Learn From 9/11

    [Rerun from 2011] Ten Things I Want My Kids To Learn From 9/11
    This is what I wrote on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. [Rerun from 2011] Ten Things I Want My Kids To Learn From 9/11 © 2007-2014 by the authors of Popehat. This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. Using this feed on any other…
Rank this Week: 383

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

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

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Sep 12

    Maybe Their Phones Aren’t Working

    Maybe Their Phones Aren’t Working
    Both the Commodity Futures Trading  Commission and the Office of Foreign Assets Control announced settlement agreements under which they imposed fines of $150,000 and $200,000 respectively on the oddly named Zulutrade, an…
  • Sep 12

    New Russian Sanctions Add Parties to SSIL and SDN List

    New Russian Sanctions Add Parties to SSIL and SDN List
    This morning OFAC added a number of Russian entities to the SSIL and SDN Lists.  Those new designations are the following: The following entities have been added to OFAC’s SDN List: JOINT STOCK COMPANY ALMAZ-ANTEY AIR DEFENSE…
  • Sep 10

    Sen. Landrieu Attempts to Clarify the Record … But Doesn’t

    Sen. Landrieu Attempts to Clarify the Record … But Doesn’t
    On Sunday, in Lafayette, LA, The Advertiser printed an opinion from Sen. Mary Landrieu entitled, “Sanctions, as written, will hurt La. workers.”  While we hoped Sen. Landrieu was writing to clarify the record in response to…
Rank this Week: 732

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Sep 12

    Are Lawyers Fashion Weak?

    Are Lawyers Fashion Weak?
    Are lawyers fashion weak? According to a recent poll by Robert Half Legal, 73 percent of lawyers report having a business casual attire policy at their workplace; however, half of these same attorneys would prefer their colleagues to dress…
  • Sep 11

    Fluent Legalese When Practicing Law

    Fluent Legalese When Practicing Law
    Aaah, fluent legalese – something only lawyers can appreciate – and not all of them as many of you can relate: “But I continue to find it amazing that so much of the written product of lawyers seems almost intentionally…
  • Sep 10

    Transitioning from the law firm to the small, privately-held company

    Transitioning from the law firm to the small, privately-held company
    In a small, family-owned business, the lawyer is starting from scratch. You cannot assume that the building blocks of “basic” legal fundamentals, strategies or even communication style are in place. The post Transitioning from the…
Rank this Week: 230

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Sep 12

    Why Predictive Coding Is Like Ice Cream Plus Videoconferencing for Deposition

    Why Predictive Coding Is Like Ice Cream Plus Videoconferencing for Deposition
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Like ice cream? How about garlic ice cream? In this issue of LitigationWorld, ediscovery consultant Tom O'Connor explains why judges, geeks, and litigators love predictive coding in the abstract, but argue…
  • Sep 11

    Review of iPhone Dictation; Olympus Dictation System, eFax, MyFax; How and Why of Document Naming

    Review of iPhone Dictation; Olympus Dictation System, eFax, MyFax; How and Why of Document Naming
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: Braden Sparks, Review: Dictating Litigation Documents With an iPhone Paige Anderson, Review: Olympus Dictation System Philip Olenick, The How and Why of Naming Documents With Dates Keith…
  • Sep 11

    Abacus Private Cloud: Read Our Exclusive Report

    Abacus Private Cloud: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire covers a virtual desktop and network service that eliminates the need for you to buy and maintain server hardware (see article below), active noise canceling headphones, an Outlook add-on that analyzes your email…
Rank this Week: 610

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • Sep 12

    J & J Sports Productions Sues For Illegal Interception of Satellite Signal

    J & J Sports Productions Sues For Illegal Interception of Satellite Signal
    Hammond & South Bend, Indiana - An attorney for J & J Sports Productions, Inc., of Campbell, California filed two Indiana intellectual property lawsuits alleging illegal interception of programming. The first lawsuit was…
  • Sep 11

    Loretta Rush Sworn in as Chief Justice of Indiana Supreme Court

    Loretta Rush Sworn in as Chief Justice of Indiana Supreme Court
    Indianapolis, Indiana - Loretta H. Rush (pictured)succeeds former Chief Justice Brent Dickson as Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court. Rush was appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court by then-Governor Mitch Daniels in 2012.…
  • Sep 10

    Indiana Patent Law: Strong Showing Required to Plead and Prove Inequitable Conduct

    Indiana Patent Law: Strong Showing Required to Plead and Prove Inequitable Conduct
    Fort Wayne, Indiana - Judge Theresa L. Springmann of the Northern District of Indiana heldthat a patent infringement defendant's claim of inequitable conduct by the patentee had been insufficiently pled. The defendant's counterclaim was…
Rank this Week: 311

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/
  • Sep 12

    SFL Civil Ethics Friday, Continued: Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Material!

    SFL Civil Ethics Friday, Continued: Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Material!
    SFL sets the tone with his Ethics Seminar plug. (Anytime I see Tannebaum I review my malpractice policy limits.)If, like me, you "delegate" document production to your associates and "carefully" review the production before made, you've…
  • Sep 12

    DCDBA NTSF:SD:SUV Civil Ethics Seminar!

    DCDBA NTSF:SD:SUV Civil Ethics Seminar!
    That group with a lot of initials (actually, it's here) is having a seminar about a few important topics:1. Gun rights;2. Government overreach;3. Constitutional violations;4. Illegal drone wars;5. How to rock a hat in South Florida; and6.…
  • Sep 11

    I Don't Think Judge Tjoflat Likes These Tobacco Cases That Much.

    I Don't Think Judge Tjoflat Likes These Tobacco Cases That Much.
    He seems to think they don't belong in federal court any court:These consolidated appeals are yet another chapter in the ongoing tobacco litigation that began as a class action in Florida courts more than two decades ago and has since swollen…
Rank this Week: 181

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Sep 12

    Proposed Rule 37(e): Failure to Preserve Electronically Stored Information

    Proposed Rule 37(e): Failure to Preserve Electronically Stored Information
    I mentioned yesterday that the proposed FRCP amendments include all three top priorities of the defense-oriented "Lawyers for Civil Justice," as stated on its web site: LCJ’s . . . current federal rulemaking agenda is focused on .…
  • Sep 11

    Third Circuit Oral Argument Held in GlaxoSmithKline Diversity Case

    Third Circuit Oral Argument Held in GlaxoSmithKline Diversity Case
    We've been following GlaxoSmithKline's re-removal, more than 12 months after filing, of several personal injury cases after the Third Circuit held that a ten-by-ten foot subleased office made Delaware the principal place of business of a…
  • Sep 11

    "Corporate and Defense Perspective" Prevails in the Proposed Step Toward Cost-Shifting in Rule 26(c)

    "Corporate and Defense Perspective" Prevails in the Proposed Step Toward Cost-Shifting in Rule 26(c)
    With the proposed amendment to Rule 26(c), the Advisory Committee is taking another step down the road to perhaps the biggest prize for large institutional defendants: shifting to plaintiffs the defendants' cost of responding to discovery.…
Rank this Week: 359

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 24

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Sep 12

    Some Recent TTAB Notices of Opposition

    Some Recent TTAB Notices of Opposition
    TTAB: KEURIG and K-CUPS v KUPS http://t.co/nXygLpatRd — TrademarkBlog (@TrademarkBlog) September 12, 2014 TTAB Three stripes v two stripes http://t.co/uwcwM5GGAo — TrademarkBlog (@TrademarkBlog) September 12, 2014 TTAB: ANGEL SOFT…
  • Sep 12

    CANNABIS BEAUTY DEFINED v CANNABIS BEAUTY DEFINED

    CANNABIS BEAUTY DEFINED v CANNABIS BEAUTY DEFINED
    cannavest v kannaway.pdf
  • Sep 11

    Failure to prove trademark rights dooms UDRP against VERB.COM

    Failure to prove trademark rights dooms UDRP against VERB.COM
    Failure to prove trademark rights dooms UDRP against http://t.co/qilkuB2P79 http://t.co/66Ay03sOK1 — TrademarkBlog (@TrademarkBlog) September 11, 2014
Rank this Week: 529

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 12

    CATegorically Speaking

    CATegorically Speaking
    Reading and friendship are FUNdamental.
  • Sep 11

    The Good, the Bad, and the Rest

    The Good, the Bad, and the Rest
    Jo Becker examines the journalist genre of non-fiction for the New York Times here.
  • Sep 11

    Restricting Speech About Tobacco

    Restricting Speech About Tobacco
    Micah L. Berman, Ohio State University, has published The Commercial Speech Doctrine in the United States: False Promise and Promising Approaches for Protecting Public Health as Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 269. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 38

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Sep 12

    VISA BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 2014

    VISA BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 2014
    The Visa Bulletin for October 2014 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Sep 9

    PRESIDENT WILL HOLD OFF ON TAKING IMMIGRATION-RELATED ACTION UNTIL AFTER NOVEMBER ELECTIONS

    PRESIDENT WILL HOLD OFF ON TAKING IMMIGRATION-RELATED ACTION UNTIL AFTER NOVEMBER ELECTIONS
    Politics as usual in DC as President Obama felt political pressure to hold off on any executive action regarding the nation’s broken immigration system until after the November mid-term elections.  Pro-immigrant groups are…
  • Aug 13

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2014

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2014
    The Visa Bulletin for September 2014 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 444

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 12

    Is Your Comp Medical Provider Brochure Complete?

    Is Your Comp Medical Provider Brochure Complete?
    If it seems like there is a never-ending trail of paperwork and computer files to go over, that is likely the case.   One of the many facets of running a business is looking out for your employees, especially there physical well-being.…
  • Sep 12

    Major Workplace Safety Conference Set for Sept. 24-25

    Major Workplace Safety Conference Set for Sept. 24-25
    The effort to protect workers nationwide continues in the Pacific Northwest, as Washington State will play host to a two-day safety event in late September. One of the largest safety and health conferences in the nation is planned for Spokane…
  • Sep 11

    People Can Achieve Benefits By Investing In Thirty Minutes of Modest, Daily Activity

    People Can Achieve Benefits By Investing In Thirty Minutes of Modest, Daily Activity
    New research supports that it is never too late to begin an endurance training routine and benefit from it!   A study on men has found that “relatively intensive” endurance exercise provides heart benefits regardless of age…
Rank this Week: 236

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 806

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

Features current developments in whistleblower lawsuits brought under the False Claims Act. By Phillips & Cohen LLP.

http://quitam.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 8

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 8
    Meridian Surgical Partners has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that claimed the surgery center operator paid doctors above fair market value for services, which is against the anti-kickback statute of the False…
  • Sep 5

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 1

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 1
    Smith & Nephew agreed to pay the U.S. government $11 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that claimed the London-based medical device maker sold the U.S. devices it said were U.S.-made but were actually produced in Malaysia. The…
  • Sep 4

    DOJ settles first case involving Stark violations by a physician practice

    DOJ settles first case involving Stark violations by a physician practice
    The Department of Justice broke new ground last month in its ongoing campaign to aggressively enforce the Stark Law to combat improper payment for referrals.New York Heart Center settled a case with the government on Aug. 14 for $1.3 million…
Rank this Week: 437

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 43

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Sep 12

    The Official Launch of the Andover Institute October 17th

    The Official Launch of the Andover Institute October 17th
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:Andover Institute Launch: A Hub for Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning Please join us to celebrate the official launch of the Andover Institute on Friday, October 17, 2014. The program…
  • Aug 29

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:As we continue to advance our Connected Learning efforts, we are seeking to hire an experienced math instructor who will support the development of online modules and work with us to explore…
  • Jul 2

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More
    A few times per year, I have been sharing a “Head of School’s bookshelf” with community members at Phillips Academy.  It comes this time in two parts: 1) six books that are among those I’ve read in the past few…
Rank this Week: 83

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    Paying Tax Debt When You Can Pay in Full

    Paying Tax Debt When You Can Pay in Full
    Most taxpayers that have a tax debt can pay it in full. As such, there are generally two options for resolution: taxpayers can pay their entire tax debt at once or they can pay what’s owed in monthly installments. Paying in a single…
  • Sep 5

    Tax Scam Alert: Phishing and Phone Scam

    Tax Scam Alert: Phishing and Phone Scam
    Emails and phone calls are the most common methods scammers use to dupe people. At any time, someone claiming to be from the IRS can reach out to you. The phony IRS agent may try to extract sensitive information from you such as your Social…
  • Aug 29

    Why Tax Debt Should be Paid

    Why Tax Debt Should be Paid
    Regardless of how much you owe in tax debt, if you elect not to pay it there are a couple of things you should expect. The first is that your tax debt will increase due to the accumulation of penalties and interest. The second is that the IRS…
Rank this Week: 439

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

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

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 94

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Sep 12

    Getting to Know the Berkman Center with Jonathan Zittrain [AUDIO]

    Getting to Know the Berkman Center with Jonathan Zittrain [AUDIO]
    Learn more about the Berkman Center for Internet & Society — and its incredible network of researchers, activists, faculty, students, technologists, entrepreneurs, artists, policy makers, lawyers, and more — in an interactive…
  • Sep 12

    Getting to Know the Berkman Center with Jonathan Zittrain

    Getting to Know the Berkman Center with Jonathan Zittrain
    Learn more about the Berkman Center for Internet & Society — and its incredible network of researchers, activists, faculty, students, technologists, entrepreneurs, artists, policy makers, lawyers, and more — in an interactive…
  • Aug 4

    Tressie (McMillan) Cottom on Democratizing Ideologies and Inequality Regimes in Digital Domain

    Tressie (McMillan) Cottom on Democratizing Ideologies and Inequality Regimes in Digital Domain
    How are inequality regimes challenged, or sometimes perpetuated, in online environments? In this talk Tressie McMillan Cottom — blogger, PhD candidate in the Sociology Department at Emory University, and PhD Intern at the Microsoft…
Rank this Week: 303

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Sep 12

    DUI on a bicycle? It depends.

    DUI on a bicycle? It depends.
    The Wisconsin State Bar Association discussed an appellate court case from that state regarding whether someone could be guilty of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) on a bicycle.  The bicycle in question could be self-propelled by an…
  • Aug 29

    DUI fatality cases in Illinoi

    DUI fatality cases in Illinoi
    A news media outlet filed a report concerning a DUI offense that occurred in Illinois. The report indicates that 11, resulting in the death of a passenger and injuries to other passengers. The driver is charged with what is known as…
  • Aug 15

    Illinois DUI look back period

    Illinois DUI look back period
    Those who are arrested for DUI in Illinois must understand how long the look back period will be.  As is the case with much of the law governing Driving Under the Influence, the answer is not clear because it is based upon political…
Rank this Week: 725

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/
  • Sep 12

    Settling Detroit: Remembering General Unsecured Creditor

    Settling Detroit: Remembering General Unsecured Creditor
    The trial on the City of Detroit's restructuring takes a hiatus while insurer Syncora and others try to finalize a settlement. The deal seems to be a hybrid of enhanced treatment for Syncora's class of claims in Detroit's plan (class...
  • Sep 10

    Apple Pay and the CFPB

    Apple Pay and the CFPB
    Apple Pay has been getting a lot of attention, and I hope to do a longer post on it, but for now let me highlight one possible issue that does not seem to have gotten any attention. I think Apple...
  • Sep 9

    Isis Wallet Mobile Payment

    Isis Wallet Mobile Payment
    One of the competitors in the Great Mobile Payments Race is changing its name. Isis Wallet, a mobile payments joint venture of AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile is changing its name to Softcard for fairly obvious reasons. Isis Wallet operates…
Rank this Week: 674

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    FINRA's New Head of Dispute Resolution Search Narrow

    FINRA's New Head of Dispute Resolution Search Narrow
    With the retirement of Linda Fienberg, Reuters is reporting that FINRA has narrowed its search for a new head of its arbitration unit to two of its own long-time officials, according to a person familiar with the matter. FINRA, Wall Street's…
  • Sep 11

    Investor Alert - Frontier Fund

    Investor Alert - Frontier Fund
    FINRA has issued an investor alert regarding "Frontier funds" which are funds that invest in securities of companies in countries with developing securities markets—like Argentina, Lebanon, Nigeria, Slovenia and Vietnam.According to…
  • Sep 11

    SEC Charges Offshore Business and Two Individuals Behind Scheme to Conceal Ownership of Microcap Stock

    SEC Charges Offshore Business and Two Individuals Behind Scheme to Conceal Ownership of Microcap Stock
    The SEC charged two individuals managing an offshore business intended to help clients evade U.S. securities laws with concealing the ownership of certain microcap stocks as part of a larger money laundering scheme alleged by criminal…
Rank this Week: 756

The Invent Blog

The Invent Blog

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

http://blogs.bnip.com/tib/
  • Sep 12

    Free/Low Cost IP Statute Supplement

    Free/Low Cost IP Statute Supplement
    It used to be that almost every intellectual property attorney would personally have a printed copy of all of the U.S. patent, trademark and copyright statutes sitting on their desk. Every year, a new edition would be bought to replace the…
  • Sep 10

    The use of “characterized in that” in claims filed in the United State

    The use of “characterized in that” in claims filed in the United State
    PCT Rule 6.3(b) states that: Whenever appropriate, claims shall contain: (i) a statement indicating those technical features of the invention which are necessary for the definition of the claimed subject matter but which, in combination, are…
  • Sep 4

    Upcoming USPTO Webinar: “Patent Litigation Tool Kit”

    Upcoming USPTO Webinar: “Patent Litigation Tool Kit”
    The USPTO has announced a new webinar entitled the “PATENT LITIGATION ONLINE TOOL KIT”: Main street business owners and consumers have received letters accusing them of using a patented invention, along with demands for money to…
Rank this Week: 246

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    Careers, Careers, Careers!

    Careers, Careers, Careers!
    What sort of law do you want to practice? And what's the practice of law like, anyway?We have just updated our guides, Learning About Legal Careers & the Job Search and Learning About Legal Specialties & Practice Areas, highlighting…
  • Sep 10

    Screen Star or Social Media Trainwreck?

    Screen Star or Social Media Trainwreck?
    How do you present yourself online: insightful and professional? or not so much?To help you use email and social media to advance your career rather than derail it, NALP (the leading association of legal career specialists) has created…
  • Sep 8

    Leisure Reading for You!

    Leisure Reading for You!
    Did you stay up late reading when you were a kid? Did you get totally absorbed in terrific books? Do you still? Good books are still out there for you, if you just pick them up.The Good Reads section of the Gallagher Law Library, just west of…
Rank this Week: 736

Colorado Homeowners Association…

Colorado Homeowners Association Law Blog

Covers community associations, covenant enforcement, and governance. By Winzenburg Leff Purvis & Payne.

http://www.cohoalaw.com/
  • Sep 12

    Money in your Pocket: Monitoring Foreclosure Sale

    Money in your Pocket: Monitoring Foreclosure Sale
     In an improving economy, the important of monitoring a public trustee foreclosure sales has additional benefits above and beyond making a claim for payment of the association’s super priority lien. As most of you are aware,…
  • Sep 12

    Information for Managers on Obtaining the CMCA Credential

    Information for Managers on Obtaining the CMCA Credential
    On behalf of the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA), I was privileged on Tuesday to present my annual legislative update on HOA issues.  During the course of my presentation, we talked at length about the…
  • Sep 4

    Property Insurance - Isn't it All the Same?

    Property Insurance - Isn't it All the Same?
    We get questions about property insurance for community associations all the time - What insurance is the association supposed to carry? What insurance are the owners required to carry? Who pays the deductible under the association's policy?…
Rank this Week: 603

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 865

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Sep 12

    Six Children Suffer Near-Drowning Accidents Over a Two Day Span

    Six Children Suffer Near-Drowning Accidents Over a Two Day Span
    The summer months increase the risk of childhood drowning. The weather is at its warmest, and many people in the San Diego area enjoy swimming at the beach and in pools throughout the area. However, it is extremely important to keep a…
  • Aug 29

    Auto Accident Leaves Cyclist with Spinal Cord Injury

    Auto Accident Leaves Cyclist with Spinal Cord Injury
    Earlier this month, a cyclist suffered catastrophic injuries after being struck by a wrong-way driver on Fiesta Island, according to a recent story from NBC San Diego.  Other riders in San Diego’s cycling community…
  • Aug 22

    Car Accidents and the California Cell Phone Ban

    Car Accidents and the California Cell Phone Ban
    New Study Questions Significance of California’s Cell Phone Ban Six years ago, the use of hand-held phones while driving was banned in California.  The ban, aimed at preventing serious car accidents, led other states to pass…
Rank this Week: 433

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Sep 12

    Debit Card Misconduct Leaves Attorney Minus Law License

    Debit Card Misconduct Leaves Attorney Minus Law License
    The Nebraska Supreme Court has determined that disbarment is the appropriate sanction in a matter involving misappropriation and other misconduct. The facts In 1977, respondent was admitted to practice law in Nebraska. Between 1982 and 2005,…
  • Sep 12

    Judging While Intoxicated Draws Suspension

    Judging While Intoxicated Draws Suspension
    The Iowa Supreme Court has suspended a judge for 30 days without pay for judging while intoxicated The gravamen of the original complaint that triggered commencement of the proceeding was a report that the judge arrived at a courthouse in...
  • Sep 10

    Thefts To Buy Sports Memorabilia Lead To Disbarment

    Thefts To Buy Sports Memorabilia Lead To Disbarment
    The New York appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department has disbarred an attorney convicted of larceny in the second degree in Connecticut. The Fairfield Citizen had this report on the criminal case A Fairfield man who once was…
Rank this Week: 443

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 12

    Teenage Drivers Often Distracted by Parent

    Teenage Drivers Often Distracted by Parent
    No one can be more concerned about a teenage driver’s safety than a parent. Unfortunately, often it is a parent’s concern for a teenage motorist that places the teen at risk of being involved in a car accident. That happens when…
  • Sep 10

    San Diego Bicycle Club Member Left Paralyzed After Devastating Accident

    San Diego Bicycle Club Member Left Paralyzed After Devastating Accident
    Bicyclists and motor vehicles are expected to share the road. Drivers should always be aware of bicyclists, especially because of the relative lack of protection a bicyclist has in a collision with a motor vehicle. Such little protection…
  • Sep 9

    PG&E Gets $1.4 Billion Fine For Gas Explosion

    PG&E Gets $1.4 Billion Fine For Gas Explosion
    Four years ago, there was a massive gas explosion in a San Francisco neighborhood. Eight people died, and countless revision projects were begun on pipelines up and down the Pacific Coast. The penalty to Pacific Gas & Electric, the…
Rank this Week: 438

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 12

    Tips for Grandparent's Navigating Their Child's Divorce

    Tips for Grandparent's Navigating Their Child's Divorce
    In a divorce, it is not only the immediate partner and children that are affected. Extended family members, such as grandparents, play a vital role in helping navigate the after-effects of a divorce. Not only can they impact both divorcing…
  • Sep 11

    Pamela Anderson Halts Divorce Proceeding

    Pamela Anderson Halts Divorce Proceeding
    On-Again, Off-Again Couple Pamela Anderson filed for divorce of husband Rick Solomon in July. In August, the actress petitioned the court to toss the divorce filing. This is the second time that Anderson has married and asked to split from…
  • Sep 10

    Research Suggests Middle-Age Women Seek Passion, Not Divorce

    Research Suggests Middle-Age Women Seek Passion, Not Divorce
    Sociological research that will be presented at an upcoming conference suggests that middle-aged women that are just seeking passion in a relationship are less likely to file for divorce and more likely to engage in an extramarital affair.…
Rank this Week: 502

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
  • Sep 12

    SEC Examines Fund Payments to Brokerage Firm

    SEC Examines Fund Payments to Brokerage Firm
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices:  The SEC has begun a review of fees paid by mutual funds to brokerages and their financial advisors to encourage fund sales. Unfortunately, the SEC has…
  • Sep 5

    PennsylvaniaBroker Found to Have Sold Unsuitable Investment

    PennsylvaniaBroker Found to Have Sold Unsuitable Investment
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices:  Anthony Diaz, a broker from Pennsylvania has agreed to charges by the FINRA that he made unsuitable investments. Since 2000, Diaz worked for 11…
  • Sep 4

    B.C. Ziegler Fined For Supervisory Gap in Church Bond Pricing and Sale

    B.C. Ziegler Fined For Supervisory Gap in Church Bond Pricing and Sale
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: FINRA has fined Chicago-based brokerage firm B.C. Ziegler & Company for failing to establish and maintain a supervisory system to ensure that material economic…
Rank this Week: 152

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Cover California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Child Custody Exchange leads to Shooting

    Child Custody Exchange leads to Shooting
    In Randleman, North Carolina, a man was injured after being shot during a child custody exchange at a McDonald's in Randleman Sunday afternoon. In a report released by Randleman Police Tuesday, the incident took place around 4:47 p.m. when…
  • Sep 10

    Statutory Rape Victim Forced to Pay Child Support

    Statutory Rape Victim Forced to Pay Child Support
    Nick Olivas became a father at 14, a fact he wouldn't learn for eight years. While in high school, Olivas had sex with a 20-year-old woman. As he sees it now, she took advantage of a lonely kid going through a rough patch at home. State law…
  • Sep 8

    Jason Patric Child Custody Battle Continue

    Jason Patric Child Custody Battle Continue
    Jason Patric, Actor, Activist and Founder of 'Stand Up for Gus', went back to court on September 2 to resume the trial that was erroneously aborted by the prior trial judge and directed to take place by the Court of Appeal, which was ruled in…
Rank this Week: 171

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Sep 12

    Chasing Happine

    Chasing Happine
    A July 2014 article in the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine describes a nationwide study about the happiness of lawyers.  This study shows factors that correlate with lawyer happiness, as well as those that don’t correlate.  Those…
  • Sep 9

    Lovell Wants to Build on “Penned Energy” of Marquette Community

    Lovell Wants to Build on “Penned Energy” of Marquette Community
    One thing Michael Lovell has learned about Marquette University since starting as president on July 1 is that there are many people on campus who have great pride in the institution and who want to make it better. “There’s a lot…
  • Sep 9

    Time for Changes in the Policies of Major League Soccer

    Time for Changes in the Policies of Major League Soccer
    Major League Soccer (MLS) is the top-flight soccer league in the United States. Unlike professional soccer leagues in other nations, MLS does not use a federation model. In a federation model, a governing association controls each level of…
Rank this Week: 596

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Sep 12

    The ACLU Supports Campaign Finance Reform and Free Speech

    The ACLU Supports Campaign Finance Reform and Free Speech
    This post originally appeared on the Huffington Post. For an organization that works on issues as diverse as drones, women's rights, racial justice, war powers, immigration and flag burning, internal debates are inevitable and healthy. We…
  • Sep 12

    Today in Voter Suppression: Wisconsin Edition

    Today in Voter Suppression: Wisconsin Edition
    Why does the state of Wisconsin want voter ID for voters? It's not to prevent voter fraud--- there have been ZERO instances of in-person voter fraud, which the state's 2011 voter ID law purports to address. Instead, it disenfranchises voters…
  • Sep 11

    The Fight to Let Pregnant Women Work Reaches the Supreme Court

    The Fight to Let Pregnant Women Work Reaches the Supreme Court
    Peggy Young worked for UPS delivering letters and packages. When she became pregnant, she requested but was denied less strenuous work. She was then forced off her job. We first told you about Peggy's story back in 2012, when the ACLU…
Rank this Week: 50

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Sep 12

    Why do enduring marriages often fail in middle age?

    Why do enduring marriages often fail in middle age?
    According to a comprehensive recent study carried out into divorce in middle age, researchers noticed that their results not only backed up their initial expectations, but proved that the growing trend they anticipated had quickly become a…
  • Sep 12

    A tale of four cases...

    A tale of four cases...
    Not exactly Dickens, but my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog include:K (Children): Judges have to give themselves time to make decisions - A look at the recent case K (Children) (notwithstanding that I…
  • Sep 11

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers September/October 2014

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers September/October 2014
    The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published.  In this issueLegal practice – Tessa Shepperson shares her experience of working on the web since 2001SEO – Michael Scutt of Crane & Staples…
Rank this Week: 970