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Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 25

    Polk County Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With 15-Year-Old Student

    Polk County Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With 15-Year-Old Student
    Polk County deputies have arrested a Polk County high school teacher for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old female student. The 34-year-old has been charged with three counts of sexual battery by custodian on a victim between 12 and 18…
  • May 6

    Florida Corrections Officer Accused of Molesting Toddler At Daycare

    Florida Corrections Officer Accused of Molesting Toddler At Daycare
    A state prison corrections officer was arrested this week after being accused of molesting a young girl at an Ormond Beach-area day care he co-owned. The girl, who is now 9 years old, told her mother about the alleged abuse in April 2015,…
  • May 5

    Orlando Officer Charged With DUI, Hit & Run In Manatee County

    Orlando Officer Charged With DUI, Hit & Run In Manatee County
    According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an officer with the Orlando Police Department was arrested this past weekend in Manatee County for DUI and hit-and-run.   FHP claims that on Saturday, troopers investigated a hit-and-run accident…
Rank this Week: 238

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 583

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Another EDNY Judge steps up

    Another EDNY Judge steps up
    This time it's Judge Block, who wrote this wonderful sentencing opinion explaining how devastating collateral consequences are and deciding that probation was sufficient punishment.  The whole thing is definitely worth a read.  Why…
  • May 25

    Another win for Lewis Tein

    Another win for Lewis Tein
    This time to the tune of $4 million. Congrats to them for proving the haters wrong.
  • May 24

    Time for a new courthouse in Ft. Lauderdale

    Time for a new courthouse in Ft. Lauderdale
    GSA says it will cost about $190 million.  From the Sun-Sentinel:The downtown federal courthouse needs to be replaced, a new federal study has determined, something that local judges, attorneys and area officials have been saying for…
Rank this Week: 53

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 25

    Hillary, Donald and Bernie Open Thread

    Hillary, Donald and Bernie Open Thread
    I've had enough of the election for a while. I'm not particularly interested in Trump protests or Bernie Sanders' latest maneuvers. Or reports on Hillary's email. Here's an open thread to discuss the election. [[ This is a content summary…
  • May 25

    El Chapo's Lawyers Denied Extradition Document

    El Chapo's Lawyers Denied Extradition Document
    Some new developments in the extradition efforts against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman: His lawyer Jose Refugio was refused permission to meet with El Chapo when he went to the Prison. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs refused to give his…
  • May 25

    All Four ISIS "Beatles" Guards Now Identified

    All Four ISIS "Beatles" Guards Now Identified
    All four of the brutal British prison guards of ISIS's foreign hostages known as the Beatles have now been identified. Here's an interview with the mother of the 4th one, El Shafee Elsheikh, identified a few days ago by the Washington…
Rank this Week: 3

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING

    YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING
    A Las Vegas Judge ordered an assistant Public Defender handcuffed and placed in the box. The story is here. Zohra Bakhtary, a deputy public defender for three years, has spent at least one day a week for the past year inside…
  • May 23

    PD EXODUS

    PD EXODUS
    The relentless march of time and loss of legal talent continued this past week as PDs young and old, new and grizzled, gathered somewhere downtown to bid adieu to Stephen Kramer, Jay Kolsky and Bob Aaron. Along with the pending retirement of…
  • May 20

    JUDGE GIL FREEMAN RETIRES

    JUDGE GIL FREEMAN RETIRES
    Judge Gil Freeman had a retirement party this week. There was food, fun, frivolity, friendship and a good time had by all. Judge Freeman made a brief appearance in the REGJB as a "newish" judge and then repaired to Civil and Family…
Rank this Week: 125

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
  • May 25

    FOIA Requests for Tax Return

    FOIA Requests for Tax Return
    Donald Trump’s refusal thus far to release his tax returns raises an interesting issue.  Tax returns are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). I can’t just ask the IRS to give me his returns and get them.…
  • May 25

    Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 69, Number 4

    Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 69, Number 4
    In the May 2016, the Vanderbilt Law Review, with the generous support of the Branstetter Litigation & Dispute Resolution Program and the Program in Law & Government, hosted a paper symposium entitled, “Erwin Chemerinsky’s…
  • May 25

    FAN 110 (First Amendment News) Steve Shapiro to Step Down as ACLU’s Legal Director

    FAN 110 (First Amendment News) Steve Shapiro to Step Down as ACLU’s Legal Director
    Civil liberties without Steve Shapiro is like the Rolling Stones without Jagger. — Kathleen Sullivan He is a giant in his world, the world of civil liberties. For some two decades he has been the man at the helm of defending freedom on…
Rank this Week: 82

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 701

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • May 25

    Visa Bulletin Predictions for July 2016

    Visa Bulletin Predictions for July 2016
    As you all know June 2016 is horrible for India F4 family category and EB2 category. We have tried to analyze the possibilities to actually give you a perspective what we can expect in the next month. Please watch the video and share it.
  • May 23

    Lawsuit Seeks Transparency in H-1B Lottery Proce

    Lawsuit Seeks Transparency in H-1B Lottery Proce
    Washington D.C. – The American Immigration Council (Council) and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) have teamed up on a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration…
  • May 19

    Egypt Air disappearance and the implication on immigration

    Egypt Air disappearance and the implication on immigration
    According to Reuters “An EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean south of Greece on Thursday, with Athens saying the plane swerved in mid-air before plunging from…
Rank this Week: 950

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • May 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gas Emissions, Nanoparticles, and Brexit

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gas Emissions, Nanoparticles, and Brexit
    Welcome back to our top 10! If you’re interested in following vital bills on their journey through the House and Senate, read about the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act which we need ASAP. And now, our top 10: Federal …
  • May 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Uber, Robot Lawyers, and Cannabis Crowdfunding

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Uber, Robot Lawyers, and Cannabis Crowdfunding
    We’ve got a great Tuesday top 10 for you today. I’ve also got a post up on LXBN about Uber’s deal with organized labor for their drivers in NYC. Here’s today’s best in law blogs: Uber Agrees to Form …
  • May 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam
    And we’re back at it! Still seeing a lot of useful posts about what the final DOL overtime rules means for employers, universities, and beyond; be sure to check it out. And now, to today’s top 10: School Restriction …
Rank this Week: 11

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • May 25

    How to Find the Right Lawyer in China, Spain, the United States or Really Just About Anywhere

    How to Find the Right Lawyer in China, Spain, the United States or Really Just About Anywhere
    A foreign company client recently asked us to handle what he viewed as a “very simple” domestic matter for his company. We turned it down, explaining that we were not experts in that legal area and that we did not…
  • May 23

    China Employment Law: The Myths and the Realities of Employee Severance

    China Employment Law: The Myths and the Realities of Employee Severance
    Generally speaking, once an employee has completed his or her probation period, termination requires severance payment. Note also that even when the employer and the employee mutually decide to terminate their employment relationship, a…
  • May 20

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXIII

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXIII
      Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and…
Rank this Week: 817

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • May 25

    Long-Term Care Facility Sued for Negligence and Wrongful Death

    Long-Term Care Facility Sued for Negligence and Wrongful Death
    With a growing population of elderly in the United States, there are more and more older people living in nursing homes. It may come as a surprise to some that there are often claims of neglect and abuse in these facilities. While we often…
  • May 23

    Negligence Blamed for Woman’s Death at Medical Facility

    Negligence Blamed for Woman’s Death at Medical Facility
    When we are being treated at a hospital or medical facility we expect that we will receive proper care and that our condition will improve, rather than worsening. In one recent case, a woman died after allegedly receiving improper treatment…
  • May 20

    Woman Injured by Fall Sues Nursing Home for Neglect

    Woman Injured by Fall Sues Nursing Home for Neglect
    Nursing care facilities are often the best places for elderly people as they recover from medical problems. A nursing home offers the supervision and care needed, and may be a transitional care provider after surgery. A woman has filed a…
Rank this Week: 693

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/
  • May 25

    Goings-On in the Committee that Never Sleeps (a/k/a the Civil Rules Advisory Committee)

    Goings-On in the Committee that Never Sleeps (a/k/a the Civil Rules Advisory Committee)
    The indefatigable Advisory Committee on Civil Rules met on April 14, 2016 and prepared a report to the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure (the Standing Committee), which will meet June 6-7, 2016. The report begins at page 251...
  • May 18

    SCOTUS Vacates Ninth Circuit in Spokeo, Remands for New “Concreteness” Inquiry

    SCOTUS Vacates Ninth Circuit in Spokeo, Remands for New “Concreteness” Inquiry
    The Supreme Court issued Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339, earlier this week. In a majority opinion unlikely to make anyone happy, the Court vacated the Ninth Circuit’s decision, which held that Robins had adequately alleged Article III…
  • May 17

    SCOTUS Decision on Arising Under Jurisdiction in Merrill Lynch Case

    SCOTUS Decision on Arising Under Jurisdiction in Merrill Lynch Case
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith v. Manning. Justice Kagan wrote the opinion, with Justices Thomas (joined by Justice Sotomayor) concurred in the judgment and wrote…
Rank this Week: 379

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • May 25

    Contractors Should Exercise Reasonable Diligence to Avoid Serious Violation

    Contractors Should Exercise Reasonable Diligence to Avoid Serious Violation
    When issuing citations under the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act of 1973 (“WISHA”), the Department of Labor and Industries (“L&I”) commonly classifies violations as either “general” or…
  • May 19

    John P. Ahlers Honored with ASCE Life Membership

    John P. Ahlers Honored with ASCE Life Membership
    John P. Ahlers, one of the founding members of the law firm of Ahlers & Cressman PLLC, was recently honored with a life membership in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  John has been a member of the ASCE since college…
  • May 11

    OSHA’s New Silica Rule Imposes New Regulations on Many Contractor

    OSHA’s New Silica Rule Imposes New Regulations on Many Contractor
    On March 25, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published its final rule on occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica (the “Silica Rule”).  Crystalline silica is a basic…
Rank this Week: 923

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    CAFC addresses IPR amendment procedure in Aqua Products; PTAB's approach upheld

    CAFC addresses IPR amendment procedure in Aqua Products; PTAB's approach upheld
    The outcome of the appeal of an IPR decision in Aqua Products:Aqua Products, Inc. (“Aqua”) appeals from the final written decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) in an inter partes review…
  • May 23

    Nova obtains a "win" on supplemental damages in the Dow case

    Nova obtains a "win" on supplemental damages in the Dow case
    The US Supreme Court declined to hear the Dow case, which left intact the decision of the Federal Circuit onsupplemental damages. Reuters reported:At issue were $28 million in supplemental damages plus interest that a federal judge awarded to…
  • May 22

    UChicago chem grad student expelled for ghost writing

    UChicago chem grad student expelled for ghost writing
    The University of Chicago Maroon discusses a report mentioning an ethical issue with a chemistry grad student who was ghost writing:The report only included one expulsion, which was given to a Chemistry doctoral student who was found to have…
Rank this Week: 83

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 991

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 219

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 870

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
Rank this Week: 114

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • May 25

    Flint Hill Resources Receives Non-FTA Export Authority

    Flint Hill Resources Receives Non-FTA Export Authority
    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an order authorizing Flint Hill Resources, LP to export over a 20-year period up to 3.62 Bcf/year of domestically produced LNG in ISO containers or in bulk to nations without a Free Trade Agreement…
  • May 25

    Corpus Christi Liquefaction Submits Construction Progress Report

    Corpus Christi Liquefaction Submits Construction Progress Report
    Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC has filed a report with FERC covering through April 2016 construction progress at its liquefaction and LNG export terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas.  The reports states that (i) engineering has progressed…
  • May 25

    Alaska LNG Files Monthly Status Report

    Alaska LNG Files Monthly Status Report
    Alaska LNG has filed a report with FERC covering through April 2016 the status of pre-filing environmental review activities for its proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Nikiski, Alaska and 800-mile interconnected pipeline. …
Rank this Week: 84

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • May 25

    DePaul Alumnus Quoted in NY Times Drone Story

    DePaul Alumnus Quoted in NY Times Drone Story
    Today's New York Times reports on the increasing number of small businesses offering drone-related services. In addition to providing examples of specific companies such as HoneyComb, which provides drone-operated agricultural monitoring, the…
  • May 17

    Should the U.S. Privatize Airport Security?

    Should the U.S. Privatize Airport Security?
    While air traffic control privatization was the en vogue idea for reforming U.S. aviation policy for most of the past year, developments over the past few weeks have shifted attention to the growing problem of airport security lines as the...
  • May 16

    Introducing the Value Alliance

    Introducing the Value Alliance
    Eight low-cost carriers (LCCs) from the Asia Pacific region today announced they have formed value alliance, the world's largest LCC alliance. Value alliance includes Cebu Pacific, Jeju Air, Nok, NokScoot, Scoot, Tigerair Australia, Tigerair…
Rank this Week: 668

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Juris Diversitas 4th Annual Conference: Updated Program

    Juris Diversitas 4th Annual Conference: Updated Program
    Monday, May 308:45—9:15          Registration & Coffee 9:15—9:30           PLENARY—OPENING & WELCOMING…
  • May 2

    JURIS DIVERSITAS: Juris Diversitas Annual Conference May 30-June 1, ...

    JURIS DIVERSITAS: Juris Diversitas Annual Conference May 30-June 1, ...
    JURIS DIVERSITAS: Juris Diversitas Annual Conference May 30-June 1, ...: Annual Conference Registration   Registration Fee w/ Dinner €250.00 EUR   Members Registration Fee w/ Dinner €175.00 EUR   Registration F...
  • May 2

    Juris Diversitas Annual Conference May 30-June 1, Baton Rouge

    Juris Diversitas Annual Conference May 30-June 1, Baton Rouge
    Annual Conference Registration Registration Fee w/ Dinner €250.00 EUR Members Registration Fee w/ Dinner €175.00 EUR Registration Fee Only €200.00 EUR Members Registration Only €125.00 EUR Links to…
Rank this Week: 760

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Cornell Saves the Oyez Project

    Cornell Saves the Oyez Project
    After months of uncertainty about its future, the Oyez Project, a free repository of more than 10,000 hours of U.S. Supreme Court oral-argument audio and other court resources, has found a new home. The project’s founder, Jerry…
  • May 25

    UCI Supreme Court Program set for Bastille Day

    UCI Supreme Court Program set for Bastille Day
    Registration opens one week from today (6/1/16) for the 6th annual UCI Supreme Court Term in Review to be presented July 14, 2016 (noon to 1:30 for 1.5 mcle hours). Panelists will be Erwin Chemerinsky, Howard…
  • May 25

    How to get sanctioned really fast!

    How to get sanctioned really fast!
    We all know that you need to tread cautiously in rehearing petitions, right? Well, maybe not all of us... Calling the justices "Grandads of Anarchy"? No, not smart. How about this: “feeble-minded, nincompoops,”…
Rank this Week: 531

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • May 25

    Police Practice of Unlawfully Stopping Individuals to Check for Warrants Under Scrutiny by Supreme Court

    Police Practice of Unlawfully Stopping Individuals to Check for Warrants Under Scrutiny by Supreme Court
    The nation’s police seem to feel uncomfortable with the fact that they are now under constant scrutiny. The scrutiny they are under is not by their internal investigations departments or by their supervisory agencies, but by the…
  • May 20

    Appeal Court Says Rejects Mandatory Polygraph Exam for Sex Offender Treatment Program

    Appeal Court Says Rejects Mandatory Polygraph Exam for Sex Offender Treatment Program
    There are more than 10,000 registered sex offenders in the State of Colorado.   In 1992, lawmakers in Colorado created the Sex Offender Management Board (“SOMA”), charging it with the task of developing and implementing…
  • May 16

    Guide to Federal Espionage Laws and Charge

    Guide to Federal Espionage Laws and Charge
    The ugly mood of war gripped the nation on April 2, 1917 when President Woodrow Wilson sought from the U.S. Congress a declaration of war against Germany. Senator Charles Culberson of Texas and Representative Edwin Webb of North Carolina…
Rank this Week: 564

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    May 2016 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    May 2016 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The May 2016 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts.The bulletin is published by the Virginia-based National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference of…
  • May 24

    IFLA Bibliography on Impact and Outcomes of Librarie

    IFLA Bibliography on Impact and Outcomes of Librarie
    People are always looking for materials on the impacts of different kinds of libraries.This recent bibliography from IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) brings together studies that deal with the impact…
  • May 23

    New Legal Citation Guide for Canada

    New Legal Citation Guide for Canada
    As reported last week on Slaw.ca, a working group of law librarians, lawyers and law professors has been set up to develop a new legal citation guide for Canada:"There is currently no standard legal citation guide in Canada that has been…
Rank this Week: 202

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

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

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 776

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • May 25

    Durham's Trespassing Complaint

    Durham's Trespassing Complaint
    The Tennessean's follow up story to the Nashville Scene reporter being arrested for trespass had an interesting side story. The Tennessean complained in the story about not getting a copy of the complaint after multiple requests by the paper.…
  • May 19

    Questions About the Criminal Justice System We Can't Answer

    Questions About the Criminal Justice System We Can't Answer
    The Marshall Project provides excellent commentary regarding the criminal justice system. A recent post was titled 13 Important Questions About  Criminal Justice We Can't Answer. Today's post focuses on one question. How many…
  • May 5

    Willaimson County Public defenders Take a Hiatu

    Willaimson County Public defenders Take a Hiatu
    I was in the Circuit Court for Williamson County , Tennessee recently. The court announced that the public defenders had requested not to be appointed to any new cases for a short period of time. The judges agreed and started to appoint local…
Rank this Week: 532

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • May 25

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Atlanta Street Shootings, Gainesville

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Atlanta Street Shootings, Gainesville
    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Atlanta Street Shootings, Gainesville Did negligent security contribute to the shootings of two young men, only days apart? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victims may have legal claims for…
  • May 19

    Summer Safety Check: Hotel and Apartment Swimming Pool Inspection

    Summer Safety Check: Hotel and Apartment Swimming Pool Inspection
    In preparation of Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, the CDC reminds families to check the latest inspection results before heading anywhere with treated water this summer. Thousands of public pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds…
  • May 17

    Sufficient Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Augusta Apartment Shooting

    Sufficient Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Augusta Apartment Shooting
    Sufficient Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Augusta Apartment Shooting Did negligent security contribute to this fatal shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a claim for substantial…
Rank this Week: 76

LoTempio Law Blog

LoTempio Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks and copyright news. By Vincent G. LoTempio.

http://www.lotempiolaw.com/
  • May 25

    3-D Printing: 5 Things You Need to Know About Patent Protection

    3-D Printing: 5 Things You Need to Know About Patent Protection
    ­­Buffalo Business First recently published an article about how 3-D printing has changed the world of patent protection. Vin & Justin Kloss served as guest columnists for the article, so we will break that down into 5 things that…
  • May 4

    Why Should You Beware of Patent Trolls?

    Why Should You Beware of Patent Trolls?
    The United States has reached an all new high of Patent Troll cases in 2015. This past year has been the biggest year ever for patent lawsuits with 68% of them filed by trolls. Patent Trolls use patents as legal weapon rather than actually…
  • Apr 11

    Inventors answer important questions when filing a patent

    Inventors answer important questions when filing a patent
    Inventors, Tom and Claudia Salerno of Safe to Grow and creators of “Chair Locks” answer important questions that relate to every inventor when looking to patent. •What is the name of business and where are you located? Safe…
Rank this Week: 745

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    New Alice film

    New Alice film
    I've been distressed by the unavoidability, in some media settings, of ads, previews, feature articles, etc., that bring to mind the forthcoming film based on Lewis Carroll's Alice Through the Looking Glass.  Part of the problem is its…
  • May 24

    Another upcoming talk

    Another upcoming talk
    On June 17, I will be back in Washington, to participate in a panel (9-10:30 am at AEI) discussing Eric Toder's and Alan Viard's forthcoming "A Proposal to Reform the Taxation of Corporate Income."  This is the follow-up, with…
  • May 23

    Godwin's Law versus the Wodehouse Rule

    Godwin's Law versus the Wodehouse Rule
    The corollary to Godwin's Law holds that whoever first makes a Hitler comparison in a debate loses.But it's probably also a good rule of thumb that whoever first makes an apt Wodehouse reference in a debate automatically wins.In today's NY…
Rank this Week: 386

Massachusetts Employment Lawyer…

Massachusetts Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts employment laws governing maternity leave, discrimination, and wages. By the Brown Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    Belmont Tennis Club Honors Jenning

    Belmont Tennis Club Honors Jenning
    At its Annual Meeting on March 15, 2016, the members of the Belmont Tennis Club (BTC), one of the oldest tennis clubs in America, honored its venerable Groundskeeper – Charles T. “Chuck” Jennings. BTC President Alison…
  • Apr 7

    Employment Law Short

    Employment Law Short
    Company can’t interview only ‘inexperienced’ job applicants A medical device company in Illinois posted an ad for a job in its law department, restricting consideration of applicants to those with no more than seven years of…
  • Dec 24

    2015 MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS’ SEASONAL GREETING

    2015 MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS’ SEASONAL GREETING
    In an abundance of good faith, from us (collectively, the “Wishor”) to you (hereinafter referred to as the “Wishee”), please accept without obligation, implied or implicit, our best wishes for an environmentally…
Rank this Week: 862

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • May 25

    “New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down”

    “New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down”
    This LCD Soundsystem song perfectly captures my feelings today. If you know the song, you know it’s about the city. But today, I’m applying it to the whole darn state. Let’s start with this fact: New York’s statute of…
  • May 19

    Medical Malpractice: When Money Can’t Save Them

    Medical Malpractice: When Money Can’t Save Them
    It’s incredibly sad and kind of unnerving when artists foreshadow their own death in song lyrics. For example, Prince was found dead in an elevator. In Let’s Go Crazy, he wrote, “And if the elevator tries to bring you…
  • May 17

    North Carolina’s “Bathroom Bill” Is About So Much More Than Bathroom

    North Carolina’s “Bathroom Bill” Is About So Much More Than Bathroom
    The age discrimination lawsuits filed by Maryanne White and Rick Compton were both kicked out North Carolina state court recently - but not because they lost their cases. They were kicked out because of North Carolina’s infamous…
Rank this Week: 755

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

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

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • May 25

    LSAT Course Scholarship Opportunity through PowerScore

    LSAT Course Scholarship Opportunity through PowerScore
    Hello Ms. JD readers! Summer is just around the corner. And for many pre-law students, this means LSAT preparation. For those of you in the Los Angeles area, PowerScore is offering scholarships for their two-day course in July. Simply click…
  • May 25

    Ms. JD’s Pre-Law Summer LSAT Course Giveaway with PowerScore!

    Ms. JD’s Pre-Law Summer LSAT Course Giveaway with PowerScore!
    To celebrate Ms. JD's pre-law programming, Ms. JD Pre-Law Sponsor, PowerScore, is giving away a LSAT prep course to one lucky Ms. JD reader. Enter to win a PowerScore Live Online Course using the widget below! Attend 12…
  • May 24

    Why LSAT Registration Deadlines Are Earlier Than Ever

    Why LSAT Registration Deadlines Are Earlier Than Ever
    Recently, LSAC released a statement indicating that the registration deadline for the February 2017 LSAT would occur before the scores from the December 2016 LSAT were released. This places December test takers in a tough spot if they think…
Rank this Week: 636

Kentucky Injury Lawyer Blog

Kentucky Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law in Kentucky. By Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC.

http://www.kentuckyinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 550

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • May 25

    Weber of Disability Discrimination

    Weber of Disability Discrimination
    DePaul University Law Professor Mark C. Weber has recently published important scholarship which I would like to bring to my readers' attention. Mark Weber, Numerical Goals For Employment of People With Disabilities By Federal Agencies and…
  • May 5

    State Judge Strikes Wisconsin's Right to Work Law

    State Judge Strikes Wisconsin's Right to Work Law
    Machinists v. Wisconsin, Case No. 2015CV000628 (Dane Co. April 8, 2016) Download Wisc Order is an important case. A state trial judge struck down 2015 Wisconsin Act 1 which was known as the right to work law. This statute prohibits...
  • May 2

    Call For Papers-Journal Experiential Learning

    Call For Papers-Journal Experiential Learning
    Dean Patricia E. Salkin (Touro) writes to inform us of an important publishing opportunity. The Journal describes the papers they are looking for as follows: The Journal of Experiential Learning is interested in articles focused on…
Rank this Week: 231

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • May 25

    In Emotionally Charged Case, Judge Throws Out DUI Driver’s Plea Agreement

    In Emotionally Charged Case, Judge Throws Out DUI Driver’s Plea Agreement
    Many drivers charged with DUI in Los Angeles end up taking plea agreements – they get charges and penalties reduced by agreeing to admit guilt to lesser offenses. Judges usually accept such deals, but occasionally a new piece of…
  • May 16

    NJ Supreme Court: No Jury Trial for Repeat DUI Driver

    NJ Supreme Court: No Jury Trial for Repeat DUI Driver
    Under California law, drivers charged with DUI in Los Angeles have the right to demand a jury trial. That’s not the case in every state. In a May 12th ruling, the New Jersey Supreme Court said that defendants facing trial for repeat DUI…
  • May 11

    Yikes: Driver Gets DUI with High School Students Onboard

    Yikes: Driver Gets DUI with High School Students Onboard
    You can be arrested for Los Angeles DUI whether you’re an out-of-state tourist tooling around in a rented convertible or a homegrown Angelino driving a car you’ve owned since high school. However, no matter what vehicle you drive,…
Rank this Week: 423

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

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

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • May 25

    Lawyer–artist lust for (creative) life reminds of Iggy Pop originality

    Lawyer–artist lust for (creative) life reminds of Iggy Pop originality
    Before we exit May, I share with you my editor’s letter from that issue of Arizona Attorney Magazine. It referred to the incredible lawyer–artists who populate the issue’s pages, comprising our annual Creative Arts…
  • May 24

    Think you know Miranda v. Arizona? 5/26 event may surprise you

    Think you know Miranda v. Arizona? 5/26 event may surprise you
    A luncheon seminar this Thursday, May 26, offers to tell “The Inside Story of Miranda v. Arizona.” Of course, the only way to discover how much you know (and don’t know) about the landmark case is to attend the event hosted…
  • May 23

    Lawyer roundtable to explore best strategies by practice area, size

    Lawyer roundtable to explore best strategies by practice area, size
    We routinely consider the modern challenges that face attorneys and their law practices. But those challenges vary considerably depending on your practice type, firm size, and client base. That is part of the strategy behind a roundtable…
Rank this Week: 767

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • May 25

    One Woman’s Memoir about Brain Injury

    One Woman’s Memoir about Brain Injury
    Memoir about Brain Injury by Sara Lewis By Jennifer Ball In 1977, Sara E. Lewis, 22 at the time, was in a motor vehicle accident. It was the last day of classes as a senior at William and Mary College. She was accepted to graduate school and…
  • May 24

    Church Bus Overturns in California Bus Accident

    Church Bus Overturns in California Bus Accident
    About 20 people were injured in a California bus accident Sunday traveling from the San Bernardino Mountains to Downey, CA, according to The Press Enterprise.  The bus was transporting people from a church retreat in the mountains. It…
  • Apr 10

    Faulty Ignition Switch Causes Fatal Accident

    Faulty Ignition Switch Causes Fatal Accident
    Faulty Ignition Switch Accident Kills a 29 Year Old Georgia Woman   Brooke Melton was celebrating her 29th birthday when something went horribly wrong.  Brooke drove a Chevy Colbalt.  GM had issued a service report to GM…
Rank this Week: 301

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 25

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Cruson v. Missoula Electric Cooperative

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Cruson v. Missoula Electric Cooperative
    CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 15-0330, 2016 MT 125N, JON G. CRUSON, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MISSOULA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC., Defendant and Appellant.
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of Y.G.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of Y.G.
    CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0646, 2016 MT 124N, IN THE MATTER OF: Y.G., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Welty

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Welty
    CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0451, 2016 MT 123N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIAN WELTY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 14

Construction Law Canada

Construction Law Canada

Covers recent developments in construction law in Canada. By Thomas G. Heintzman.

http://www.constructionlawcanada.com/
Rank this Week: 435

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Covers consumer law, arbitration, credit card fraud, credit report errors, foreclosure, and identity theft. By Watts & Herring, LLC

http://www.alabamaconsumerlawblog.com/
  • May 25

    Sued by a debt collector: if the case doesn't settle, do I need to go to trial?

    Sued by a debt collector: if the case doesn't settle, do I need to go to trial?
    If we have answered your debt collection lawsuit, but the lawsuit does not settle, do you need to go to the trial of your case? Might sound like a silly question. And the debt collector who sued you would certainly want you to be at trial. …
  • May 24

    Sued by a debt collector: what happens after we file an answer for you?

    Sued by a debt collector: what happens after we file an answer for you?
    You have been sued and now we have filed an answer for you. What happens next? We send you a copy of the answer. And we reach out to the collection lawyer to let them know that we are in the case and normally we give them the option of…
  • May 23

    FDCPA -- 15 USC 1692a -- Definition

    FDCPA -- 15 USC 1692a -- Definition
    Continuing our look at the actual text of the FDCPA (Fair Debt Collection Practices Act), let's look at Section 1692a which is the definition section. As in our previous post in this series, my thoughts and commentary will be in italics and…
Rank this Week: 673

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 201

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • May 25

    FINRA Sanctions Broker Peyton Jackson Over Outside Business Activitie

    FINRA Sanctions Broker Peyton Jackson Over Outside Business Activitie
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Peyton Jackson (Jackson).  According to BrokerCheck records Jackson has been subject…
  • May 25

    Customers File Complaints Against Barry Jin Over Unauthorized Trade

    Customers File Complaints Against Barry Jin Over Unauthorized Trade
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints against broker Barry Jin (Jin).  There are at least three customer complaints against Jin.  The customer complaints against Jin allege a number of securities…
  • May 24

    Gana LLP Files Claim On Behalf of Vertical Recovery Fund Investor

    Gana LLP Files Claim On Behalf of Vertical Recovery Fund Investor
    The investment attorneys at Gana LLP have recently filed a case on behalf of an investor in the Vertical Fund private placements.  The investor purchased a Vertical Fund private placement through Financial West Group broker Jeffrey…
Rank this Week: 90

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
  • May 25

    Father should be allowed to apply for parental responsibility following surrogacy

    Father should be allowed to apply for parental responsibility following surrogacy
    Z (A Child) (No 2) [2016] EWHC 1191 (Fam) 20 May 2016 – read judgment. The Court of Protection has granted an order for a declaration of incompatibility with Convention rights of a section in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act…
  • May 24

    Censorship or justified Concern?

    Censorship or justified Concern?
    IR(Ben-Dor & Ors) v The University of Southampton [2016] EWHC 953 (Admin) (read judgment) Mrs Justice Whipple dismissed one claim for judicial review, and refused permission to bring a further claim, in respect of decisions made by…
  • May 24

    Article 5 ECHR does not require time limits for detention pending deportation

    Article 5 ECHR does not require time limits for detention pending deportation
    J.N. v. the United Kingdom, Application no. 37289/12, 19 May 2016 – read judgment. The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the general system for detention of individuals prior to deportation in the United Kingdom, which lacks…
Rank this Week: 624

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
Rank this Week: 485

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 91