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Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 864

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Covers credit card and other debt suit litigation in Texas from the defense side, including substantive legal and evidentiary issues, and comparative analysis of pleadings, legal theories, and litigation strategy. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 536

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 719

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
  • Jul 20

    Steve Koch, '82: Emanuel's Right-Hand Man Leaving City Hall

    Steve Koch, '82: Emanuel's Right-Hand Man Leaving City Hall
    Steve Koch, '82, Deputy Mayor of Chicago, who played a key role in rebuilding Chicago's finances and boosting its post-recession economy, is leaving City Hall. …
  • Jul 19

    Jared Grusd, '00: How Digital Publishing is Evolving for the Future

    Jared Grusd, '00: How Digital Publishing is Evolving for the Future
    Forbes interviews Jared Grusd, '00, CEO of HuffPost (rebranded from Huffington Post), on the rebrand of HuffPost being about reaching its true audience. He also talks about how every publication is in a battle to figure out a model that works…
  • Jul 19

    David Rubenstein, '73: Recipient of 2017 American Spirit Award

    David Rubenstein, '73: Recipient of 2017 American Spirit Award
    The National WWII Museum held its recent American Spirit Awards gala to celebrate “individuals and organizations whose work reflects the values and spirit of those who served our country during the WWII years and throughout…
Rank this Week: 265

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
  • Jul 20

    Unofficial Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné Addendum Released

    Unofficial Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné Addendum Released
    According to the website, the addendum “focuses exclusively on genuine paintings that, for various reasons, were not included in the official Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné.” The website also states that the goal of the…
  • Jul 20

    Lygia Pape’s Daughter Claims LG Stole Mother’s Images to Promote Mobile Phone

    Lygia Pape’s Daughter Claims LG Stole Mother’s Images to Promote Mobile Phone
    Paula Pape, daughter of Brazilian artist Lygia Pape (1927-2004, currently exhibiting at the Met Breuer), is suing LG Electronics, Inc., alleging that LG is using copies of Lygia Pape’s 2003 sculpture Tteia 1, C in packaging materials,…
  • Jul 19

    Copyright Infringement Suit Against Richard Prince Marches Strong

    Copyright Infringement Suit Against Richard Prince Marches Strong
    Here’s Judge Stein’s opinion, Graham_v_Prince_7 18 2017 (via PDF format). In essence, here’s Judge Stein’s reasoning:
Rank this Week: 501

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Jul 20

    HuffPo Repost: Blocking the Courts: The Trump Triple Threat

    HuffPo Repost: Blocking the Courts: The Trump Triple Threat
    One thing seems undeniably true about the health care bill’s demise: when the public has a right to something, it’s pretty hard for politicians to take that away. But things aren’t always so simple, especially when the…
  • Jul 5

    Policing: Congress’ Bad New Federal Idea

    Policing: Congress’ Bad New Federal Idea
    On this very sad anniversary of the senseless police shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, we are reminded of two subsequent after-effects/events: the horrendous ambush killing of three Baton Rouge police officers 12 days later; and, to…
  • Jun 26

    HuffPo Repost: Big Pharma Worms Its Way Into Congress’ Medical Malpractice Bill

    HuffPo Repost: Big Pharma Worms Its Way Into Congress’ Medical Malpractice Bill
    While the nation pays close attention to the Senate’s health care bill this week, the U.S. House of Representatives intends to do more egregious harm to everyday people who encounter the health care system. On Wednesday, the House will…
Rank this Week: 601

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    In Re R.T. (Cal. Supreme Ct. - July 20, 2017)

    In Re R.T. (Cal. Supreme Ct. - July 20, 2017)
    This seems fine.  I agree with the California Supreme Court that the relevant statute allows kids to be taken away from their parents even if the parent isn't at fault.  The text of the statute sort of says that, and the legislative…
  • Jul 19

    People v. Roberts (Cal. Ct. App. - July 18, 2017)

    People v. Roberts (Cal. Ct. App. - July 18, 2017)
    Some things seem common, some things seem strange."Sharkey, who had ties to the West Coast Crips (WCC) street gang, was playing dice in downtown San Diego when Roberts, known as "Scrappy," shot her twice in the chest."  Do people really…
  • Jul 17

    Lewis v. Superior Court (Cal. Supreme Ct. - July 17, 2017)

    Lewis v. Superior Court (Cal. Supreme Ct. - July 17, 2017)
    I wonder why it is that I find myself agreeing with the California Supreme Court more than perhaps many other courts?  Similar disposition to the justices?  More cases that the court accepts for review that are important and yet…
Rank this Week: 60

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 397

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Jul 20

    Florida Probate Questions for the Month of July 2017

    Florida Probate Questions for the Month of July 2017
    Quick links: My husband of 3 years has passed he bought a trailer home before we ever met there is no will who gets the trailer? How long can I wait before filing probate? [ps2id id=’trailer-home-probate’ target=”/]…
  • Aug 5

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate Property

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate Property
    Download a PDF optimized copy of this article here. Off the top of my head, real estate assets make up about 75% of the estates we handle. With over 600 probate cases under our belt, that’s roughly 450 real estate transfers throughout…
  • Aug 5

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate property

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate property
    Off the top of my head, real estate assets make up about 75% of the estates we handle. With over 600 probate cases under our belt, that’s roughly 450 real estate transfers throughout the State of Florida. Many of these properties are…
Rank this Week: 524

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com
  • Jul 20

    Folding the White Cube: What Is Transforming the Gallery Scene in NYC?

    Folding the White Cube: What Is Transforming the Gallery Scene in NYC?
    by Alexandra Terrell* Speaking at a Stropheus Art Law event entitled “Letting Go of Brick and Mortar: The Future of the Gallery” in September 2016, Josh Baer noted that the notorious art scene in the Big Apple has always changed…
  • Jul 7

    Give and Take: on Jeff Koons mastering contractual and statutory relationships with other artist

    Give and Take: on Jeff Koons mastering contractual and statutory relationships with other artist
    By Madeleine Conlin* Contemporary blue-chip artist and controversial figure Jeff Koons has long been known for developing concepts, then leaving the implementation of his designs to studio assistants to execute the vision. Historically studio…
  • Jun 28

    Post Co-Authorship and Past Congeniality: Creative Relationship Spoil

    Post Co-Authorship and Past Congeniality: Creative Relationship Spoil
    By Colby A. Meagle* Synergy is the sharing of talent and ideas, the combining of two or more minds in order to produce a product superior to anything one is capable of creating alone. Partnerships may look like a constructive arrangement, one…
Rank this Week: 211

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jul 20

    Social Security Warns On New Scheme Similar To IRS Phone Scam

    Social Security Warns On New Scheme Similar To IRS Phone Scam
    Financial scams involving individuals posing as government employees aren't limited to those Internal Revenue Service (IRS) phone scams. There's a new scam making the rounds - and this time, it involves individuals claiming to be from the…
  • Jul 20

    Is Your New Tax Professional Secretly A Robot?

    Is Your New Tax Professional Secretly A Robot?
    Could a robot be doing your tax return? There was a time when that sounded far-fetched. But according to EY Americas Tax Talent Leader Martin Fiore, it's happening already.
  • Jul 16

    Some Chill History & Sales Tax Facts On National Ice Cream Day

    Some Chill History & Sales Tax Facts On National Ice Cream Day
    It's National Ice Cream Day. And in case you think that it's a holiday made up by scheming kids to convince parents to give them ice cream (I wouldn't put it past mine), it's a real holiday. Here's what you need to know.
Rank this Week: 569

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    When John McCain Was A Maverick

    When John McCain Was A Maverick
    The political tactics of division and slander are not our values. They are corrupting influences on religion and politics, and those who practice them in the name of religion or in the name of the Republican Party or in the name of America…
  • Jul 13

    We Saw Monsters, She Saw Human

    We Saw Monsters, She Saw Human
    Scharlette Holdman, a true hero in the death penalty community and a friend and mentor to me, died yesterday.  Scharlette came to California in the early 1990s, where she taught me and so many other lawyers, investigators and…
  • Jun 27

    Trumpcare: Everything That Is Despicable About The GOP In One Bill

    Trumpcare: Everything That Is Despicable About The GOP In One Bill
    This is the final, febrile end-stage of the prion disease that has afflicted the Republican Party since Ronald Reagan first fed it the monkeybrains in 1981. -- Charles PierceThe Senate's health care bill, cobbled together in secrecy by a few…
Rank this Week: 521

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!
    Orenthal James Simpson was granted parole today in his nine to thirty-three year prison sentence for the contretemps in a Las Vegas hotel wherein he participated in a poorly conceived and poorly executed plan to "rob" the individuals who had…
  • Jul 18

    JUDGE MURPHY LEAVES FOR CIVIL

    JUDGE MURPHY LEAVES FOR CIVIL
    UPDATE: Lourdes Simon was appointed to the circuit court Tuesday by Governor Scott. Congrats to Judge Simon. See you in court. There's a really worthy charity - School Uniform Drive, that we highly recommend. The FACDL is running a…
  • Jul 12

    KRIS MAHARAJA CASE

    KRIS MAHARAJA CASE
    We think this was the  case Judge Sepe was in trial in  when he was arrested during Court Broom. Don't know what Court Broom was? See below. Anyone have any info on this? Marajahal by Rumpole21 on Scribd From Rumpapedia ( (C)…
Rank this Week: 113

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Two Women Saved From Burning Car By 85-Year-Old

    Two Women Saved From Burning Car By 85-Year-Old
    My client receives maximum amount from intoxicated driver and other insurance policies Here’s an incredible story with a happy ending. A 22-year-year old woman was driving in Burleson at 6:00 a.m. in January when she took a curve too…
  • Jul 18

    Bigger Vehicles Are Better In Texas, Unless They’re On This List

    Bigger Vehicles Are Better In Texas, Unless They’re On This List
    I always tell my clients whose vehicles have been totaled to buy the biggest truck or SUV they can. That’s because over half of the vehicles on the road are pickup trucks or SUVs in Texas. And that’s not counting all the 18…
  • Jul 14

    What Do Venus, Video, And Vegetables Have In Common?

    What Do Venus, Video, And Vegetables Have In Common?
    Yesterday the amazing Venus Williams blew away her opponent at the world famous Wimbledon tennis tournament. She’ll play for her sixth title on Saturday. Venus, who at 37 is very old for an athlete, may make history by becoming the…
Rank this Week: 959

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Jul 20

    ‘Entire Agreement’ Clauses: Usefulness and Precaution

    ‘Entire Agreement’ Clauses: Usefulness and Precaution
    Implementing an entire agreement clauses is a useful way to ensure that no verbally expressed promises are contested by an employee for being unfulfilled. An entire agreement clause can eliminate dispute over the terms of employment that were…
  • Jul 17

    Do I Owe A Contractor Reasonable Notice to End Services?

    Do I Owe A Contractor Reasonable Notice to End Services?
    Independent contractors are not bound to their clients by an employment relation. Independent contractors are, in essence, their own employers. The courts will apply a number of tests which look at certain factors such as economic dependency,…
  • Jul 6

    Constructive Dismissal – An Intolerable Environment or Culture

    Constructive Dismissal – An Intolerable Environment or Culture
    When an employer unilaterally changes a fundamental term of an employee’s job, then an employee may quit and claim ‘constructive dismissal’. Essentially, what this means is that the changes to the employment relation would…
Rank this Week: 974

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Jul 20

    The clash between open justice and one’s good name

    The clash between open justice and one’s good name
    Khuja (formerly known as PNM) v. Times Newspapers [2017] UKSC 49, Supreme Court, read judgment The outcome of this case is summed up in its title, an unsuccessful attempt to retain anonymity in press reporting.  It is…
  • Jul 20

    Enforcement of environmental law: what is not in the Brexit Bill

    Enforcement of environmental law: what is not in the Brexit Bill
    I posted recently on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its approach to rolling over EU-derived laws into our domestic law. But a law is only as good as its enforcement makes it, and so we all need to think how this is going…
  • Jul 19

    Human rights job alert

    Human rights job alert
    RightsInfo is one of one of the UK’s newest and most exciting charities, building knowledge and support for human rights with engaging, accessible and beautifully presented online content. We’re looking for an enthusiastic,…
Rank this Week: 383

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Goldman Sachs Fined $2.5 Million for Reporting Issue

    Goldman Sachs Fined $2.5 Million for Reporting Issue
    FINRA censures and fines Goldman Sachs for Reporting Issues According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC did not account for numerous conventional options positions between January 2010 and July…
  • Jul 20

    Trident Partners LTD Censured and Fined

    Trident Partners LTD Censured and Fined
    FINRA sanctions Trident Partners LTD for Violations Relating to Sale of Steepeners The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has censured Trident Partners LTD and fined it $50,000 for supervisory system violations relating to…
  • Jul 19

    ARC New York City REIT Shareholders Postpone Vote on Charter Provision

    ARC New York City REIT Shareholders Postpone Vote on Charter Provision
    Recovery of Investment Losses in ARC New York City REIT Have you suffered investment losses in ARC New York City REIT? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing FINRA Arbitration claim against…
Rank this Week: 137

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Google Refuses to Hand Over Employment Data Claiming Burden — Chicago Overtime Attorneys Near Oak Brook

    Google Refuses to Hand Over Employment Data Claiming Burden — Chicago Overtime Attorneys Near Oak Brook
    Google did hand over some documents earlier in the year, but when it refused to hand over the names and contact information of more than 21,000 employees, the DOL sued the tech company to try to force them to provide the information. The DOL…
  • Jul 15

    California Appellate Court Reverses Trial Court Decision on Rest Break

    California Appellate Court Reverses Trial Court Decision on Rest Break
    The plaintiffs appealed and the case went before a California appellate court, which reversed the decision. The appellate court pointed out that the trial court judge had misinterpreted both the laws regarding mandatory rest periods, as well…
  • Jun 30

    Chili’s Franchisee Allegedly Fails to Properly Allocate Tip

    Chili’s Franchisee Allegedly Fails to Properly Allocate Tip
    According to a recent class action wage and hour lawsuit against Chesapeake Bay Seafood House Associates LLC, a Chili's franchise that owns more than 30 restaurants in Maryland and Virginia, servers and bartenders allegedly spent 30%-50% of…
Rank this Week: 476

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jul 20

    Does NAFTA Chapter 19 Constrain AD/CVD Use?

    Does NAFTA Chapter 19 Constrain AD/CVD Use?
    This is from Chad Bown: Figure 1 illustrates the United States’ use of [trade remedies] over the NAFTA period of 1994–2016, as well as a projection for potential use in 2017 (more on this below). Each line represents the share...
  • Jul 20

    Is NAFTA Chapter 19 Constitutional?

    Is NAFTA Chapter 19 Constitutional?
    Here are some excerpts from an old law review debate about the constitutionality of CUSFTA Chapter 19: Alan Morrison of Public Citizen: If the meaning and applicability of the laws of the United States dealing with antidumping and…
  • Jul 18

    The New Calvo Doctrine of the Trump Administration: Renegotiating the Investment Chapter of NAFTA

    The New Calvo Doctrine of the Trump Administration: Renegotiating the Investment Chapter of NAFTA
    In a recent post here, I commented on the absence of Fair and Equitable Treatment and protection against expropriation from the text on investment in the recently released (thought not finalized) Japan-EU Economic Partner Agreement (JEEPA),…
Rank this Week: 260

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Experiential Education - BC Law Librarians' Presentation

    Experiential Education - BC Law Librarians' Presentation
    The teaching librarians at Boston College Law Library traveled to Austin, Texas this week to the American Association of Law Libraries' conference.  We presented a program on designing legal research courses to meet the new ABA…
  • Jul 10

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law
    Whether you are looking for an overview of the various topics in foreign and international law, or a freshening-up of the knowledge you  acquired a while ago in law school classrooms, here are some free online courses that can help you…
  • Jul 6

    Come see the Law Library's new exhibit on Jesuit Resistance to Oppression

    Come see the Law Library's new exhibit on Jesuit Resistance to Oppression
    The Law Library has an exhibit featuring inspirational stories of Jesuits who have fought for social justice, who have protested for peace, and who have risked or lost their own lives and liberty while saving the lives of others.  The…
Rank this Week: 953

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jul 20

    Michigan Supreme Court Overturns People v. Alexander

    Michigan Supreme Court Overturns People v. Alexander
    In what looked like an impossible hurdle to climb, the law firm of Grabel and Associates shocked the state of Michigan by winning their second decision before the Michigan Supreme Court in less than a 3-week time span when the highest court…
  • Jun 19

    Teens, Sexting, and the Potential for a Lengthy Prison Sentence

    Teens, Sexting, and the Potential for a Lengthy Prison Sentence
    Recently it was announced the House of Representatives had passed a bill that could effectively leave teenagers facing 15 years in prison for doing something many teens do – sexting, or sending messages or photos via mobile devices that…
  • Feb 24

    Lawmakers Look to Change Michigan State Law Regarding Sexual Predator

    Lawmakers Look to Change Michigan State Law Regarding Sexual Predator
    Currently in the state of Michigan there are four degrees of CSC, or criminal sexual conduct, which a person who allegedly commits a sex-related crime may be charged with depending on various factors. These include first-, second-, third-,…
Rank this Week: 562

The Startup Lawyer

The Startup Lawyer

Covers entrepreneurship and startup companies. By Ryan Roberts.

http://startuplawyer.com/
  • Jul 20

    U.S. VC Process for India Startup

    U.S. VC Process for India Startup
    As an India-based startup, closing on U.S. venture capital is similar to doing so if your company was completely US-based, with a few notable differences. In the past several years, I’ve represented several India-based startups through…
  • May 18

    Accelerator Investments Should Be Convertible Equity

    Accelerator Investments Should Be Convertible Equity
    I previously wrote that accelerator documents should be easy.  At the time, I thought accelerator documents should be easy primarily because of the potential adverse selection problem for the accelerator.  In other words, the more…
  • May 16

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016
    Tech Wildcatters, the original Dallas accelerator, is hosting their first pitch day of 2016 on May 26th at the House of Blues in Dallas. Here’s the streamlined agenda: 12:45pm — Accredited Investor Preview 1:30pm —…
Rank this Week: 337

LII Announce

LII Announce

Features announcements, featured content and legal information factoids. From the Legal Information Institute.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Jul 20

    Thank you

    Thank you
    Friends: If you done it, it ain’t bragging — Walt Whitman First of all, thank you to everyone who donated during our June campaign. It was extremely successful — we met our goal and then some — and all of us here are…
  • Jul 20

    The Emoluments Clause

    The Emoluments Clause
    It’s been in the news lately, but what do you know about the Emoluments Clause?  Cornell Law student Stephanie Jurkowski recently contributed the following to our Wex legal reference: Also known as the Title of Nobility Clause,…
  • Jul 20

    LII Alumni Profile: Bill Gameros 96′, Partner at Hoge & Gameros, L.L.P.

    LII Alumni Profile: Bill Gameros 96′, Partner at Hoge & Gameros, L.L.P.
    For over 20 years the LII has been one of only two universities that are able to publish an official electronic version of the Supreme Court’s decision within minutes after its release. In 1995, these opinions had to manually be…
Rank this Week: 549

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Jul 20

    On Bill 148′s Labour Relations Act Reforms, Little to Get Excited Over

    On Bill 148′s Labour Relations Act Reforms, Little to Get Excited Over
    After much fanfare and public consultation, the Changing Workplaces Review was released in May 2017.   Some 150 pages of that report was devoted to the Labour Relations Act and the mission of reinventing collective bargaining…
  • Jul 12

    Vacuousness of CSR on Display in Loblaws’ Victory in Rana Plaza Class Action Lawsuit

    Vacuousness of CSR on Display in Loblaws’ Victory in Rana Plaza Class Action Lawsuit
    Last week, Justice Paul Perell, my former Property Law prof, dismissed a $2 billion class action lawsuit filed against Loblaws and Joe Fresh by victims of the infamous Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh.  The outcome is not a great…
  • Jun 29

    The First Labour Law Research Network Festive in Prince Edward County is a Wrap

    The First Labour Law Research Network Festive in Prince Edward County is a Wrap
    I spent this week at the premier labour law conference in the world organized by the Labour Law Research Network (LLRN), and this year the conference was held in my home town Toronto at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law after previous…
Rank this Week: 455

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 20

    Tips for Bar Exam Stre

    Tips for Bar Exam Stre
    An interesting article, The Lawyer, the Addict, in last weekend’s New York Times was written by the ex-wife of a lawyer who died of an overdose. In investigating her husband’s drug use and death, the author found a legal…
  • Jul 7

    Researching Legislative History?

    Researching Legislative History?
    Whether you are tracing a statute’s history for your summer internship or for a paper you are writing, you will want to use a new tool the library recently acquired, Proquest’s Legislative Insight.  Often researching…
  • Jul 6

    July New Books List and Impeachment

    July New Books List and Impeachment
    Brooklyn Law School Library’s New Books List for July 1, 2017 has 59 print titles and 30 eBook titles. Many of the titles deal with racial discrimination in the criminal justice administration and elsewhere, for example, He Calls Me By…
Rank this Week: 132

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

Provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. By Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
  • Jul 20

    FCC Proposes Stricter Anti Slamming and Cramming Rule

    FCC Proposes Stricter Anti Slamming and Cramming Rule
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seeking comments on proposed rules regarding carrier phone changes and charges for additional services. Read More › Tags: FCC
  • Jul 16

    Class Decertified in TCPA Junk Fax Case

    Class Decertified in TCPA Junk Fax Case
    Issue of Ascertainability Blocks Plaintiff From Proceeding On Class Basis Read More › Tags: Advertising, Advertising Law, Class Action, Class Action Lawsuit, TCPA, TCPA Class Action
  • Jul 5

    Kokesh v. SEC: Potential Impact of Supreme Court Decision on FTC’s Restitution Practice

    Kokesh v. SEC: Potential Impact of Supreme Court Decision on FTC’s Restitution Practice
    The FTC has increasingly relied on equitable monetary remedies (such as disgorgement based on gross revenues less returns) to avoid the applicability of an analogous statute of limitations defense.  The Supreme Court’s recent…
Rank this Week: 417

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Jul 20

    5 Tips on How to Be a Civil Communicator in Co-Parenting

    5 Tips on How to Be a Civil Communicator in Co-Parenting
    5 Tips on How to Be a Civil Communicator in Co-Parenting After a painful separation or divorce, knowing how to communicate with your former spouse or partner might not always be very clear. While you might not want to have much to do with…
  • Jul 18

    7 Ways to Help Your Kids Live Happily in Two House

    7 Ways to Help Your Kids Live Happily in Two House
    7 Ways to Help Your Kids Live Happily in Two Houses Living in two homes can be hard for a child. Facing the fact that their parents have separated or divorced can be very difficult to cope with, and moving between two houses can create…
  • Jul 13

    Checklist for Keeping Your Child Healthy & Safe

    Checklist for Keeping Your Child Healthy & Safe
    Checklist for Keeping Your Child Healthy & Safe Many children look to their parents for their basic necessities like shelter, food, clothing, access to medical care, and more. As a parent, you do so much to maintain your children's…
Rank this Week: 851

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Jul 20

    Cooper v. Harris - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Cooper v. Harris - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Cooper v. Harris, formerly known as McCrory v. Harris. In this case, the Court considered a redistricting plan introduced in North Carolina after the 2010 census.…
  • Jul 18

    Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer. The Learning Center is a licensed preschool and daycare that is operated by Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc (Trinity Lutheran). Though it…
  • Jul 18

    Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On May 30, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions. In 2009, Juan Esquivel-Quintana, who was then 21, pleaded no-contest to a California statutory rape offense after engaging in consensual sex with a 17-year…
Rank this Week: 847

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jul 20

    Real Estate Paralegal!

    Real Estate Paralegal!
    McGrath Law Office, P.C. is seeking candidates to fill an immediate full time opening for a Real Estate Paralegal for our real estate department. The duties of a Real Estate Paralegal with McGrath Law Office, P.C. are as…
  • Jul 17

    File room clerk position!

    File room clerk position!
    Our firm has a full-time somewhat flexible position for a file room clerk.  If anyone in your program is looking for a position in a legal firm, we would like for them to send me their resume!  Sarah L. JonesOffice…
  • Jul 17

    JOB OPPORTUNITY NOTICEPrairie State Legal…

    JOB OPPORTUNITY NOTICEPrairie State Legal Services, Inc. is seeking applicants for the position of SELF-HELP CENTER NAVIGATOR for the PEORIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE.  Prairie State is an 80-attorney legal services program serving 36 counties…
Rank this Week: 286

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Covers topics such as sales and payroll tax problems, offers in compromise, tax audits, tax debt, tax disputes, tax fraud, tax litigation and tax controversy, and tax preparer penalties. By Brager Tax Law Group.

http://www.taxproblemattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    The Requirements for Traditional Innocent Spouse Relief

    The Requirements for Traditional Innocent Spouse Relief
    Traditional innocent spouse relief is one of three types of defenses available to taxpayers when the IRS is attempting to collect tax that is attributable to a return filed jointly with your spouse or former spouse. The IRS can collect from…
  • Jul 17

    What’s the Difference Between an Innocent Spouse and an Injured Spouse?

    What’s the Difference Between an Innocent Spouse and an Injured Spouse?
    An innocent spouse defense is used to get relief from the typical joint and several liability that exists for joint tax returns. If you filed a joint return, and your spouse erroneously understated the amount of tax owed, you can attempt to…
  • Jul 13

    Innocent Spouse Relief Options: Separation of Liability

    Innocent Spouse Relief Options: Separation of Liability
    Separation of liability is an innocent spouse defense that allocates a tax deficiency between two spouses in proportion to each spouse’s contribution to the deficiency. While the IRS can generally collect the entire tax debt for a joint…
Rank this Week: 320

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/
  • Jul 20

    McCain's Cancer and the California Stem Cell Agency: The Promising Approaches of Genetic Engineering

    McCain's Cancer and the California Stem Cell Agency: The Promising Approaches of Genetic Engineering
    City of Hope video on T-cell treatment of glioblastomaThe type of aggressive brain cancer that is now afflicting U.S. Sen. John McCain is a disease that has been long targeted by California's $3 billion stem cell agency.The agency, formally…
  • Jul 18

    Correction

    Correction
    Two items today and yesterday on the California Stem Cell Report incorrectly said that Carmen Puliafito was reappointed as a member of the stem cell agency's governing board in 2010 by Gov. Jerry Brown. The re-appointment was made by then…
  • Jul 18

    'Secret Life' Flap: Former USC Med School Dean-Stem Cell Agency Board Member on Leave from School

    'Secret Life' Flap: Former USC Med School Dean-Stem Cell Agency Board Member on Leave from School
    The former dean of the USC medical school, who is also a member of the governing board of the $3 billion California stem cell agency, is on leave and no longer seeing patients, the Los Angeles Times is saying today.The news came after the…
Rank this Week: 322

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jul 20

    How PTO Submissions Can Waive Privilege to Future Communications – Even for Trial Counsel and Subsequent Patent Owner

    How PTO Submissions Can Waive Privilege to Future Communications – Even for Trial Counsel and Subsequent Patent Owner
    In re OptiumInsight (Federal Circuit 2017) The Federal Circuit has denied OptumInsight’s petition for writ of mandamus on privilege waiver. In the underlying litigation, OptumInsight has sued Cave Consulting for…
  • Jul 19

    Please Define What you Mean by Ordinary Meaning

    Please Define What you Mean by Ordinary Meaning
    by Dennis Crouch In NobelBiz v. Global Connect, a jury sided with the patentee-finding that global connect infringed the caller ID modifying patents.[1] On appeal however the Federal Circuit has reversed on claim construction – in a…
  • Jul 18

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain
    Steve Brachmann: Report Shows Drug Patents Fare Better In IPR Proceedings At PTAB Jo Dale Carothers: Offensive Trademarks Are Protected Free Speech Under The First Amendment Andrew Chung: Supreme Court And Top Patent Court Rarely See Eye To…
Rank this Week: 54

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

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

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    My Remarks and Highlights from the AALL 2017 Conference

    My Remarks and Highlights from the AALL 2017 Conference
    I'm finally back in my office in Houston today after taking a week to visit Austin and attend the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual meeting. Looking back on the last week, all I can do is take a deep breath and say……
  • Jul 7

    Knowledge Management in the Age of Need to Know Security

    Knowledge Management in the Age of Need to Know Security
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome back guest blogger, Keith Lipman, President at Prosperoware. Keith is a long-time friend of the Geeks, and well-known leader in the information management field of the legal industry. -GL] Double-edged Sword:…
  • Jul 6

    Creating and Using RSS in a Post-RSS World

    Creating and Using RSS in a Post-RSS World
    There are a few things that have happened in this decade that I look at and think, "Man, I've gotten old." Things like trying to figure out why Kendrick Lamar is so popular, and hearing that OK Computer turns 20 years old this week are just…
Rank this Week: 315

Tax Policy Blog

Tax Policy Blog

Covers federal, state and international tax issues, including AMT, capital gains and dividends taxes, corporate income taxes, income taxes, property taxes, and sales and use taxes. By the Tax Foundation.

http://taxfoundation.org/blog/
  • Jul 20

    If Retained, R&D Tax Credit Should Be Reformed

    If Retained, R&D Tax Credit Should Be Reformed
    As Congress contemplates implementing comprehensive tax reform, several of the deductions and credits that pepper the U.S. tax code are being reevaluated and considered for elimination in an effort to offset the cost of tax rate cuts and…
  • Jul 20

    Expansions for the R&D Tax Credit Should Implement Broader Reform

    Expansions for the R&D Tax Credit Should Implement Broader Reform
    As Congress contemplates implementing comprehensive tax reform, several of the deductions and credits that pepper the U.S. tax code are being reevaluated and considered for elimination in an effort to offset the cost of tax rate cuts and…
  • Jul 20

    How High Are Individual Income Tax Collections in Your State?

    How High Are Individual Income Tax Collections in Your State?
    The individual income tax is the third largest source of tax revenue for state and local governments, accounting for 22.9 percent of collections in fiscal year 2014. Property taxes and sales taxes comprise larger shares of state and local tax…
Rank this Week: 529

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 506

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 126

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Jul 20

    Throwback Thursday, Recognize these faces?

    Throwback Thursday, Recognize these faces?
    Attention LL.M. Alumni - Throwback Thursday has begun!We need your help.  We are looking for your photos, news stories, or other items of interest from your time in the LL.M. Program. We will post them on one or both of our social media…
  • Jul 18

    LLM Alum Monica Rainge: New Heirs Property and Mediation Center

    LLM Alum Monica Rainge: New Heirs Property and Mediation Center
    We are proud to share this exciting news released by the Federation of Southern Cooperatives, where our alumna, Monica A. Rainge serves as Director of Land Retention and Advocacy.Federation/LAF Signs MOU with USDA Office of the Assistant…
  • Jul 18

    Donald Judges Named Vice Provost for Distance Education, Global Campus Head

    Donald Judges Named Vice Provost for Distance Education, Global Campus Head
    As posted on the University of Arkansas Newswire, July 17th, 2017Donald P. Judges has been named as vice provost for distance education and leader of the Global Campus, effective July 1. He served in these roles in an interim capacity since…
Rank this Week: 978

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Jul 20

    Challenge to sex offender registration in Pennsylvania

    Challenge to sex offender registration in Pennsylvania
    As I have argued, for some time in courts-martial, sex offender registration is effectively a punishment in today’s society–despite what legislators and courts say.  Well, now we have an interesting decision from the…
  • Jul 2

    UCMJ and MCM changes coming

    UCMJ and MCM changes coming
    The DoD Joint Service Committee on Military Justice has some new “publications” on its website.  But more importantly, there are a number of proposed changes not yet on their site (but which are available on CAAFLog). A draft…
  • Jun 24

    Copious rations and heaping serving

    Copious rations and heaping serving
    The military does not have Alford pleas. In an Alford Plea, the criminal defendant does not admit the act but admits that the prosecution could likely prove the charge. The court will pronounce the defendant guilty. The defendant may plead…
Rank this Week: 849

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Last Nail in the PTFP Coffin?

    Last Nail in the PTFP Coffin?
    (NTIA Proposes Formal End to Public Telecom Facilities Program) The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes to repeal all of its regulations…
  • Jul 19

    Leggo Our Spectrum – The Auto Industry’s Win for Vehicular Radar

    Leggo Our Spectrum – The Auto Industry’s Win for Vehicular Radar
    FCC Order Represents One More Step Towards Fully-Autonomous Vehicles I’ve written on connected and autonomous vehicles in the past, including about an ongoing spectrum fight at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding use…
  • Jul 18

    FCC Tweaks Mic Rules, Microsoft Launches Spectrum Fight

    FCC Tweaks Mic Rules, Microsoft Launches Spectrum Fight
    In late 2015, major wireless microphone manufacturers requested that the FCC “reconsider” various mostly-technical rules that it had adopted as part of a wide-ranging strategy to reallocate spectrum for wireless microphones.…
Rank this Week: 467

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Jul 20

    Update: New VOSH Maximum Penalties as of July 1

    Update: New VOSH Maximum Penalties as of July 1
    As those who read Construction Law Musings know, as a construction attorney, I want to assure that not only are my clients successful in their litigation/dispute resolution endeavors, but that they stay out of trouble.  I take my problem…
  • Jul 12

    Subcontractors Aren’t Helple

    Subcontractors Aren’t Helple
    As a construction attorney here in Virginia, I often have the pleasure of assisting subcontractors seeking advice on their all important contracts with general contractors.  I often sense that these subcontractors feel that they are at…
  • Jul 4

    Happy Independence Day from Construction Law Musings!

    Happy Independence Day from Construction Law Musings!
    As things warm up as they always do in July here in Richmond, Virginia, here’s wishing you all a wonderful 4th of July from Construction Law Musings and The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC.  I hope that you and your families…
Rank this Week: 431

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Jul 20

    Tech Thursday: US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airport

    Tech Thursday: US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airport
    The U.S. has now lifted entirely a controversial ban on laptops in hand luggage for passengers flying to the country from the Middle East or via certain Middle Eastern airlines, with the Department of Homeland Security professing itself…
  • Jul 11

    Cleveland Law Library to Host Book Discussion on Target OMEGA on September 29th.

    Cleveland Law Library to Host Book Discussion on Target OMEGA on September 29th.
    The Cleveland Law Library will host a Book Discussion on Target OMEGA by Local author and attorney Peter N. Kirsanow, Esq., Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP., on September 29th. This event is free and open to the public. To...
  • Jul 11

    Cleveland Law Library to Host CLE Lost in Translation on July 27th

    Cleveland Law Library to Host CLE Lost in Translation on July 27th
    The Cleveland Law Library will host a CLE program called Lost in Translation on July 27, 2017. Alvaro DeCola, Esq. will discuss court interpretation demographics, the legal background for language access, and key considerations when…
Rank this Week: 877

Investment Fraud Information

Investment Fraud Information

By Andrew Stoltmann.

http://www.investmentfraudtimes.com/securities-fraud-attorneys/
Rank this Week: 681

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jul 20

    Call for Papers: Municipalities and Privacy Protection

    Call for Papers: Municipalities and Privacy Protection
    Seton Hall Law School’s Institute for Privacy Protection is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for its conference “New and Nontraditional Actors in Privacy and Social Media Regulation,” which will be held on Friday,…
  • Jul 18

    The Vermont Ratification Convention

    The Vermont Ratification Convention
    Here’s something that I didn’t know until yesterday: Vermont held a convention to ratify the Constitution. Vermont was an independent country (in other words, it was not part of the Union under the Articles of Confederation). In…
  • Jul 17

    Who Would Be the Senate Majority Leader?

    Who Would Be the Senate Majority Leader?
    I’m working on the galley proofs of my Bill of Rights book–the last stage before publication. This puts me in the mood to daydream about far-fetched legal scenarios. Suppose the Senate is divided equally between the parties. Under…
Rank this Week: 52

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 178

The Mac Lawyer

The Mac Lawyer

Covers legal technology with a focus on using Macs in the law office. By attorney Ben Stevens.

http://www.themaclawyer.com/
  • Jul 20

    Ben Stevens Interviewed: What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?

    Ben Stevens Interviewed: What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?
    Ed Sohn from Thomson Reuters recently interviewed me for an article titled “What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?” which was published yesterday at Above The Law. It was a pleasure to assist with his article, because…
  • May 16

    Learn More About the MacTrack Legal Conference

    Learn More About the MacTrack Legal Conference
    MacTrack Legal – The ONLY Event JUST for Mac-Using Small Law Firms. The idea might pique your interest, but are you left feeling uncertain as to whether it’s really for you? Is the conference for the über-advanced,…
  • Feb 13

    Your Options for Running a Mac-Based Law Firm: Managed Service

    Your Options for Running a Mac-Based Law Firm: Managed Service
    The following Guest Post is from technology guru, Tom Lambotte from GlobalMac IT: Managed Services is the opposite of the reactive, hourly model. The biggest benefit is being able to budget IT costs and shifting the…
Rank this Week: 679