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Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

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

    Defense Verdict in Jackson Federal Court Racial Discrimination Trial

    Defense Verdict in Jackson Federal Court Racial Discrimination Trial
    On Tuesday a Jackson federal court jury rendered a defense verdict in Zhan v. UMMC. Here is the jury’s Verdict Form. The jury found that race was not a motivating factor in the plaintiff’s termination. Here is the…
  • Feb 23

    George Will on the Looming Pension Crisi

    George Will on the Looming Pension Crisi
    Conservative columnist George Will wrote this article about America’s looming pension crisis. From the article: Nowadays, America’s most persistent public dishonesties are the wildly optimistic, but politically convenient,…
  • Feb 22

    Smartphone – Dumb Driver

    Smartphone – Dumb Driver
    The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday on the ‘epidemic issue’ of drivers distracted by their smartphones. In response, auto insurers are raising rates for everyone. And its not just texting. Insurer surveys show that in 2015,…
Rank this Week: 149

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

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

    Will "Everyday Americans" Lose Potential Protections re Investment Advice?

    Will "Everyday Americans" Lose Potential Protections re Investment Advice?
    NPR had a good recent summary of the politics behind opposition to full implementation of fiduciary duty standards for investment brokers in providing retirement advice: Over the past two weeks, the Trump administration has taken steps to…
  • Feb 26

    CNN Report: Sexual Assaults in Nursing Home

    CNN Report: Sexual Assaults in Nursing Home
    CNN has published an investigative report on sexual assault of residents in nursing homes. Sick, dying and raped in America's nursing homes opens with these paragraphs "Some of the victims can't speak. They rely on walkers and…
  • Feb 24

    Washington State Discusses Expansion of Limited License Legal Technicians to Estate & Health Care Law

    Washington State Discusses Expansion of Limited License Legal Technicians to Estate & Health Care Law
    In 2012, the Washington Supreme Court approved Admission to Practice Rule 28, which created a new program for authorization of "limited license legal technicians," also known as LLLTs or "Triple L-Ts." The express purpose…
Rank this Week: 592

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    How to deal with an appalling live in landlord running an unregistered HMO

    How to deal with an appalling live in landlord running an unregistered HMO
    This is a question to the blog clinic from Keri  who is probably a lodger. Since moving into an unregistered MHO that doesn’t have fire extinguishers, co2 monitors, locks on doors, services gas fire, transparency with utilities…
  • Feb 25

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 Februry

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 Februry
    A busy week this week, with a legal update webinar with Sam Madge-Wyld for our Legal Update course on Tuesday and a visit to the Property Redress Scheme HQ on Thursday. I am also pleased to announce that the Lodger Landlord website is…
  • Feb 24

    Tessa Shepperson Friday Newsround #7

    Tessa Shepperson Friday Newsround #7
    Ben and I are alternating the Newsround now so you are going to get me every 2 weeks. Ming you, this morning I am recovering after 11 hours travelling yesterday after my usual Property Redress Scheme quarterly Council meeting. It took 3 hours…
Rank this Week: 549

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/
  • Feb 26

    2017 Ms. JD Honors Awardees Spotlight Series: 5 Q&A with Gigi Parri

    2017 Ms. JD Honors Awardees Spotlight Series: 5 Q&A with Gigi Parri
    Gigi Parris 2017 Ms. JD Woman of Inspiration Award The following questions were formulated based on Gigi's profile. 1. Prior to working at Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, you worked at a law firm as a corporate associate.…
  • Feb 26

    2017 Ms. JD Honors Awardees Spotlight Series: 5 Q&A with Alan Bryan

    2017 Ms. JD Honors Awardees Spotlight Series: 5 Q&A with Alan Bryan
    Alan Bryan 2017 Ms. JD TIM Initiative Award The following questions were formulated based on Alan's profile. 1. You served on the American Bar Association’s Diversity & Inclusion 360 Commission; you are an active member of the…
  • Feb 24

    Seven Ways to Support a Friend or Family Member Experiencing Domestic Violence

    Seven Ways to Support a Friend or Family Member Experiencing Domestic Violence
    In the United States annually, there are more than 10 million cases of domestic violence reported to authorities.  However, many cases go unreported or un-addressed, placing women and men in physical and emotional duress and danger, per…
Rank this Week: 936

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Feb 26

    Trader Joe’s recalls applesauce because it may contain gla

    Trader Joe’s recalls applesauce because it may contain gla
    Trader Joe’s is recalling three varieties of its applesauce because of the potential presence of glass pieces. Two of the products were sold at Trader Joe’s stores nationwide, according to the recall notice on the grocer’s…
  • Feb 26

    Mar-A-Lago’s restaurants pass annual food safety inspection

    Mar-A-Lago’s restaurants pass annual food safety inspection
    Both areas of the Mar-A-Lago Club and the smaller 30-seat Beach Club at Mar-A-Lago passed their annual inspections by the State of Florida’s Division of Hotels and Restaurants, but like most, they fell a little short of perfection.…
  • Feb 26

    On a clear IoT day, you can see data forever and evermore

    On a clear IoT day, you can see data forever and evermore
    It doesn’t matter whether a grower or food packing facility is 5 or 5,000 miles away from Megan Arnold’s office at Robinson Fresh, because within seconds her food safety analysis can begin with pinpointed data at the tips of her…
Rank this Week: 106

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

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

    Acusan a periodista sudanesa de apostasía por artículo sobre el uso del condón

    Acusan a periodista sudanesa de apostasía por artículo sobre el uso del condón
    La periodista sudanesa Shamail Alnour está siendo acusada por varios de sus lectores por haber escrito un artículo sobre el condón y su utilidad en la protección de la transmisión de enfermedades…
  • Feb 26

    El Derecho como entretenimiento

    El Derecho como entretenimiento
    Dan Abrams, analista legal en jefe de ABC News y el fundador de Mediaite, lanzará el lunes un nuevo canal de video online para dar cobertura en vivo a juicios y otras audiencias en otros tribunales: LawNewz.
  • Feb 26

    Caso sobre granja eólica y especie protegida es referida por Irlanda al TJUE

    Caso sobre granja eólica y especie protegida es referida por Irlanda al TJUE
    El viernes de la semana pasada, la Suprema Corte de la República de Irlanda decidió referir al Tribunal de Justicia de la Unión Europea, TJUE, para que analice bajo la ley europea ciertos aspectos de una decisión…
Rank this Week: 384

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 597

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 26

    News from Abroad -- Swiss-style Patent Claims Can Be Very Valuable in Australia

    News from Abroad -- Swiss-style Patent Claims Can Be Very Valuable in Australia
    By James Cherry* & Adam Denley** -- The scope for enforcement of Swiss-style claims may be broader in Australia than for method of medical treatment claims. Second medical use inventions can be claimed in an ever increasing number of…
  • Feb 26

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    February 28, 2017 - "Trends in Paragraph IV Challenges: What Lies Ahead in 2017 and Beyond" (The Knowledge Group) - 12:00 to 2:00 pm (EST) March 1, 2017 - "Ex Parte Schulhauser and Claim Drafting for Computer-Implemented Inventions"…
  • Feb 25

    Webinar on Post-Grant Review at the PTAB

    Webinar on Post-Grant Review at the PTAB
    McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP will be offering a live webinar entitled "Post-Grant Review at the PTAB: What Petitioners and Patent Owners are Doing and What Lies Ahead?" on March 14, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT). In this…
Rank this Week: 157

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    Questions to Ask a Contractor

    Questions to Ask a Contractor
    I was recently in Texas meeting with a client when a news story caught my attention. Dave Lieber of the Dallas Morning News did a piece on North Texas Roofing Schemes. Steve Badger of Zelle LLP, an insurance defense attorney, is representing…
  • Feb 25

    Alexa, Play Back My Conversation with the Insurance Company Adjuster

    Alexa, Play Back My Conversation with the Insurance Company Adjuster
    I was skimming my news feed this morning when I came upon an article from technology media company Engadget titled, “Amazon refuses to hand over Alexa info for murder investigation.” The article highlighted a murder…
  • Feb 24

    Does a Partial Denial and Jury Demand Prohibit the Insurer From Proceeding with Appraisal?

    Does a Partial Denial and Jury Demand Prohibit the Insurer From Proceeding with Appraisal?
    It happens frequently: The insurance company admits the policy covered part of the loss but refuses payment at the time because the amount of the loss falls below the deductible. The insurer then admits the insured also suffered other damages…
Rank this Week: 462

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Internet radio show / Podcast hosted by the leaders in structured settlements. From Ringler Associates and the Law Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/ringler-radio
  • Feb 26

    Nursing Home Residents and Litigation

    Nursing Home Residents and Litigation
    Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and cohost, Peter Early take on the topic of litigation when it comes to nursing home residents. Hear expert litigation manager, Christine Kehoe, at Hamlin & Burton Liability Management, discuss Medicare…
  • Feb 12

    Myth vs. Fact: The Civil Justice System

    Myth vs. Fact: The Civil Justice System
    A report on the state of the Illinois legal system from the Illinois Trial Lawyer Association reveals many misconceptions when it comes to lawyers, litigation and the civil justice system. That’s the topic of discussion on thisRingler…
  • Dec 18

    Exploding Samsung Cell phones and Litigation

    Exploding Samsung Cell phones and Litigation
    Everyone has heard the stories about the exploding Samsung cell phones, specifically, the Galaxy Note 7. Samsung cellphone owners were either burned from the explosions or the explosions caused severe property damage. On this edition of…
Rank this Week: 879

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Michigan DUI Lawyer – The high cost of Being Honest

    Michigan DUI Lawyer – The high cost of Being Honest
    It’s hard to say this without sounding conceited, but I’ll try anyway: as a Michigan DUI lawyer, I am rather successful, both in terms of the excellent results I produce for my clients and the busy nature of my practice. …
  • Feb 24

    Michigan -What Happens to your Driver’s License in a 1st Offense DUI Case

    Michigan -What Happens to your Driver’s License in a 1st Offense DUI Case
    Among the most common questions I’m asked by someone facing a 1st offense OWI charge is “What happens to my license?”  In my role as a Michigan DUI lawyer, one of my primary functions is to protect my client’s…
  • Feb 19

    Getting a Plea Bargain in a Michigan DUI Case

    Getting a Plea Bargain in a Michigan DUI Case
    As a Michigan DUI lawyer, I handle some aspect of drunk driving cases on a daily basis.  I am in a local court for drinking and driving charges just about every day, as well.  Within the DUI section of this blog, I regularly post…
Rank this Week: 622

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

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

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Feb. 26, 2017)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Feb. 26, 2017)
    "May...adamant...government should be more active in vetting proposed foreign acquisitions of UK companies" https://t.co/E0lqU7bWax #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) February 20, 2017 "Stocks and bonds are at war over…
  • Feb 26

    Business Law Professor Jobs List is Updated

    Business Law Professor Jobs List is Updated
    I have updated my business law professor jobs list here. While many of the schools on this list, which was originally posted this past summer, have likely now filled those positions, there are a few new postions posted in the...
  • Feb 25

    Mardi Gras!

    Mardi Gras!
    It's Mardi Gras season here in NOLA, so I'm afraid I've been a little distracted. It's hard to concentrate when this is what's going on a block away .... So, for this Saturday, I offer you a game: The Unicorn...
Rank this Week: 554

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Americans should prepare to spend more time traveling abroad (assuming they will be allowed in)

    Americans should prepare to spend more time traveling abroad (assuming they will be allowed in)
    A story in the Washington Post details the idiotic behavior of the United States in nearly preventing a distinguished French historian of the Holocaust (who apparently is originally Egyptian) from entering the United States at the Houston…
  • Feb 23

    Originalism as Old and New, Part II

    Originalism as Old and New, Part II
    Four days ago, I posted in this space some reflections about a very good conference I’d just attended at the University of San Diego Law School’s Center for the Study of Originalism.  The core of my reflection concerned a…
  • Feb 23

    The Anti Head of State

    The Anti Head of State
    One fascinating aspect of the Trump Administration is that the President is functioning as the antithesis of a traditional head of state.  Think about a country where the head of state and head of government roles are divided (for…
Rank this Week: 48

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

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

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Feb 26

    Les conditions financières pour faire venir son conjoint étranger aux USA

    Les conditions financières pour faire venir son conjoint étranger aux USA
    Faire venir son conjoint lorsque l’on est marié à un étranger peut s’avérer être un vrai parcours du combattant. Parmi les obstacles auxquels doivent faire face les couples mixes, il y a celui du…
  • Feb 26

    Contestation d’un Testament en Floride

    Contestation d’un Testament en Floride
    Un testament est un document juridique qui énonce les dernières volontés d’un défunt et la distribution des biens et des fonds. Parfois, pour une raison ou une autre, un testament est contesté. La…
  • Feb 19

    Procès Civil en Floride en Réclamation pour Fraude

    Procès Civil en Floride en Réclamation pour Fraude
    En Floride, le procès civil en réclamation pour fraude peut se faire sur une réclamation pour fraude basée sur de multiples théories. Une théorie est le dol. Une autre théorie contrastée…
Rank this Week: 723

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Feb 26

    Video of the "Can Delaware be Dethroned?" Conference

    Video of the "Can Delaware be Dethroned?" Conference
    The Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy and the UCLA School of Law recently sponsored a conference entitled Can Delaware Be Dethroned? Evaluating Delaware’s Dominance of Corporate... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Feb 25

    Château Lynch-Bages (Pauiliac) 2002

    Château Lynch-Bages (Pauiliac) 2002
    Disappointing even considering the vintage. Generic and anonymous dark fruit. Modest tannins. Lacks grip and complexity. No faults but nothing to write home about. Grade: 79 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links,…
  • Feb 24

    Ridge Monte Bello (Santa Cruz Mountains) 1997

    Ridge Monte Bello (Santa Cruz Mountains) 1997
    As this is the last weekend before Lent, we pushed the boat right out. Butter basted Wagyu beef ribeye steaks and Three Cheese Hasselback Potatoes. If you looked up decadence in the dictionary, it... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 555

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Feb 26

    Terms and Conditions Hyperlink at Bottom of Page Not Conspicuous Enough to Be Binding on User

    Terms and Conditions Hyperlink at Bottom of Page Not Conspicuous Enough to Be Binding on User
    We have blogged about arbitration clauses in contracts lots of times before, including in the Internet context, and including in the diet pill context. Now a recent case out of Florida, Vitacost.com, Inc. v. McCants, No. 4D16-3384, adds to…
  • Feb 26

    Iowa Bill Proposal: To Get Faculty Position, Must Have Correct Political Affiliation

    Iowa Bill Proposal: To Get Faculty Position, Must Have Correct Political Affiliation
    Just when you think the political debacle in this country cannot get anymore grotesque, here's a recent proposal by Iowa State Senator March Chelgren: to counter the liberal slant at Iowa's three public universities, the job candidates'…
  • Feb 25

    Contract Law Meets Reality

    Contract Law Meets Reality
    From left: Rachel Arnow-Richman, Keith Rowley (Moderator), Eric Zacks, and Allen Kamp. This after-lunch panel deals with a variety of contract law issues in specific settings--hence "reality." Summaries follow, with the usual…
Rank this Week: 304

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

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

    “Perverse Incentives”

    “Perverse Incentives”
    Osman, R (on the application of) v London Borough of Harrow (2017) EWHC 274 (Admin) A challenge to Harrow’s allocation policy, specifically on the ‘downgrading’ of allocation priority for overcrowded households in PRS…
  • Feb 26

    Job ads – N London

    Job ads – N London
    Osbornes Solicitors LLP Osbornes was established in Camden in 1973 and currently has 105 lawyers and staff. We have a reputation for excellence and a strong commitment to its clients. Two experienced Housing Solicitors (1-4 PQE) are required…
  • Feb 24

    It ain’t what you do, but the way that you do it – property guardians & ‘licences’

    It ain’t what you do, but the way that you do it – property guardians & ‘licences’
    (1) Camelot Property Management Ltd, (2) Camelot Guardian Management Ltd v Greg Roynon. County Court at Bristol, 24 February 2017 (copy of Judgment) We’ve noted the issues bubbling away between Camelot and property guardians in Bristol…
Rank this Week: 270

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Feb 26

    Blurred lines: Managers may have the right to bargain collectively

    Blurred lines: Managers may have the right to bargain collectively
    by Valérie Gareau-Dalpé In several jurisdictions across Canada, the issue of unionization of managers and supervisors is a thorny one. In many cases, unionization is restricted to “employees,” a definition from which…
  • Feb 19

    Tech Companies: Canada is open—here are some immigration consideration

    Tech Companies: Canada is open—here are some immigration consideration
    by Gilda Villaran The Government of Canada prides itself on its positive attitude towards immigration and openly welcomes international talent. There are no restrictions preventing the issuance of work permits based on citizenship, and there…
  • Feb 12

    Employer rules for temporary foreign workers in Canada

    Employer rules for temporary foreign workers in Canada
    by Stéphane Aublet A work permit is generally issued based on a specific job offer made by a particular Canadian employer (or an employer doing business in Canada). As such, the employer commits itself to providing the foreign worker…
Rank this Week: 766

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    The limits on a total permanent disability award

    The limits on a total permanent disability award
    The New Jersey Supreme Court recently heard oral argument concerning the mathematical limits of a workers’ compensation total disability case. At the heart of the issue was whether an injured worker could have an increase in a…
  • Feb 16

    The Consequences of TrumpMedical 2016–25: Price Increases, Aging Push Sector To 20 Percent Of Economy

    The Consequences of TrumpMedical 2016–25: Price Increases, Aging Push Sector To 20 Percent Of Economy
    Workers' Compensation medical expenses mirror some of the national health care projections. An aging workforce and the increased longevity of the population impacts overall all costs. Furthermore as the Affordable Healthcare Act's repeal has…
  • Feb 16

    Professional Liability Policy Rescinded For Failure to Provide Notice

    Professional Liability Policy Rescinded For Failure to Provide Notice
    A US District Court ruled that a professional liability insurance company was permitted to rescind an attorney's policy for lack of notice. The attorney was instructed to appeal a workers' compensation claim and failed to do so on a timely…
Rank this Week: 405

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Feb 26

    Denial Hawai'in Style

    Denial Hawai'in Style
    The Hawai'i Supreme Court has denied reinstatement to a petitioner who had been reciprocally disbarred based on his voluntary license revocation in Georgia. we find and conclude, after careful and thorough review, that Petitioner Duru failed…
  • Feb 26

    Interim Suspension For Attorney Who "Respectfully Refuse[d] To Answer Any Questions"

    Interim Suspension For Attorney Who "Respectfully Refuse[d] To Answer Any Questions"
    An interim suspension has been ordered by the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department of an attorney admitted in 1961. In September 2016, a member of the law firm where respondent had been employed since April 2015,...
  • Feb 26

    Reprimand For "Sloppy And Careless" Bankruptcy Representation

    Reprimand For "Sloppy And Careless" Bankruptcy Representation
    The Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers publicly reprimanded an attorney for incompetent handling of a bankruptcy matter that involved property jointly owned by divorced spouses. The summary from the Board's web page On November 26, 2012,…
Rank this Week: 212

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Feb 26

    Reflections on the Citizen’s Assembly (4): The Presentation of Dr. Dónal O’Mathúna

    Reflections on the Citizen’s Assembly (4): The Presentation of Dr. Dónal O’Mathúna
      We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Donnchadh O’Conaill, of the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies at the University of Helsinki. This is the fourth of a series of posts…
  • Feb 20

    Hague Justice Journal: Call for Paper

    Hague Justice Journal: Call for Paper
    The Hague Justice Journal First Edition in Association with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia launches its call for submissions The editorial board of The Hague Justice Journal (HJJ) is delighted to announce that…
  • Feb 14

    Reflections on the Citizen’s Assembly (3): The Presentation of Dr. Joan McCarthy

    Reflections on the Citizen’s Assembly (3): The Presentation of Dr. Joan McCarthy
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Donnchadh O’Conaill, of the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies at the University of Helsinki. This is the third of a series of posts…
Rank this Week: 361

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 159

Animal Law Update

Animal Law Update

Covers animal law and legal issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://animallaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Feb 26

    The Benefits and Pitfalls of DNA Test

    The Benefits and Pitfalls of DNA Test
    Genetic testing in human and animal medicine has been used for some time, and shows great promise, when used judiciously.  For example, genotyping the avian influenza virus and other pathogens has helped animal and human health officials…
  • Feb 25

    New Jersey Livestock owners concerned about the humane care of their animal

    New Jersey Livestock owners concerned about the humane care of their animal
      At the request of New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA), New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES), and New Jersey Farm Bureau, State legislators adopted a law in 1996 “which directs the Department of…
  • Feb 7

    Update from USDA on the deactivation of its Animal Care Search Tool

    Update from USDA on the deactivation of its Animal Care Search Tool
    After a whirlwind of comments and criticisms, USDA has updated its statement regarding the abrupt deactivation of its Animal Care Search Tool, available here https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAAPHIS/bulletins/185b051. Similar…
Rank this Week: 764

Eminent Domain Blog

Eminent Domain Blog

Covers condemnation and real estate law. By David B. Snyder of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://eminentdomain.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 26

    NC House Approves Eminent Domain Bill

    NC House Approves Eminent Domain Bill
    The N.C. House voted 104-9 to approve a ballot question for a constitutional amendment limiting the power of eminent domain. The amendment would ban eminent domain in cases where government seizes property only to sell it to a private…
  • Feb 25

    California Considering Eminent Domain Amendment

    California Considering Eminent Domain Amendment
    The California legislature is considering a bill that could increase the likelihood condemnees will be reimbursed its litigation expenses. Under the current law, a condemnee can recover litigation expenses, such as attorneys’ and…
  • Feb 20

    $2.3 Million Victory

    $2.3 Million Victory
    I tried an eminent domain case last week in Bucks County, PA. The condemnor – the PA Turnpike Commission – alleged the property was worth $850,000. We alleged on behalf of the property owner that the property was worth $2.3…
Rank this Week: 846

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

Published By Villanueva & Sanchala Attorneys At Law

http://www.new-york-employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 26

    New York Department of Labor Audit Lawyer – Is a writer an employee or a freelance contractor?

    New York Department of Labor Audit Lawyer – Is a writer an employee or a freelance contractor?
    That was the question In The Matter of Gregory A. Mitchell v. The Nation Co. LTD Partners, [Commissioner of Labor], 2016 WL 7469461 (Ny. Sup. Ct. App. Div. Dec. 29, 2016). The Appellate Division for the Third Department reversed the…
  • Dec 12

    Are Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?

    Are Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?
    Our New York Misclassification Attorney discusses a recent court decision that addresses that question. A group of FedEx Ground drivers (“Plaintiffs”) alleged that they were misclassified as independent contractors instead of…
  • Dec 12

    Are Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?

    Are Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?
    Our New York Misclassification Attorney discusses a recent court decision that addresses that question. A group of FedEx Ground drivers (“Plaintiffs”) alleged that they were misclassified as independent contractors instead of…
Rank this Week: 774

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Voters rip GOP reps in town halls, but party leaders press on with ACA assault

    Voters rip GOP reps in town halls, but party leaders press on with ACA assault
    Congressional Republicans took their first break from Washington under the new Trump Administration. And those, like Sen. Tom Cotton, R.-Ark., who actually tried to  hear out constituents in town halls got caught in an angry backlash.…
  • Feb 24

    Low back pain? Try exercise before drugs, doctors say

    Low back pain? Try exercise before drugs, doctors say
    Back pain is one of Americans’ leading debilitating complaints, prompting us to spend billions of dollars annually for relief and costing more than $100 billion, especially in lost work and wages. But an influential physicians’…
  • Feb 22

    More disturbing data on over-prescription of powerful pills to senior

    More disturbing data on over-prescription of powerful pills to senior
    Some diligent, grown-up sons and daughters may want to check in on mom, dad, and grandma, grandpa, all the aunties and uncles, too. That’s because there’s yet another warning that too many doctors are whipping out their…
Rank this Week: 982

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Feb 26

    OSHA Levies Fines in Fatal Construction Accident Case

    OSHA Levies Fines in Fatal Construction Accident Case
    The April death of a construction worker killed by a falling beam has led OSHA to fine the worker’s employer and to issue multiple health and safety citations. According to OSHA, the company overstressed the beam during a demolition…
  • Feb 19

    Boy Scout Project Makes Pedestrians Safer in Chicagoland Suburb

    Boy Scout Project Makes Pedestrians Safer in Chicagoland Suburb
    An Eagle Scout Project completed last month in Orland Park was dedicated to the safety of the many local pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. The Life Scout, Joe Boyce took a page from similar initiatives around the world which have…
  • Feb 12

    Jury Determines Railroad Workers Leukemia was Due to Creosote Exposure

    Jury Determines Railroad Workers Leukemia was Due to Creosote Exposure
    A jury in Madison county ruled against the Union Pacific Railroad, awarding a former worker $7.5 million in damages for injuries linked to long term exposure to creosote and other toxic materials during his 31-year career as a railroad…
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Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Feb 26

    OSHA Levies Fines in Fatal Construction Accident Case

    OSHA Levies Fines in Fatal Construction Accident Case
    The April death of a construction worker killed by a falling beam has led OSHA to fine the worker’s employer and to issue multiple health and safety citations. According to OSHA, the company overstressed the beam during a demolition…
  • Feb 19

    Boy Scout Project Makes Pedestrians Safer in Chicagoland Suburb

    Boy Scout Project Makes Pedestrians Safer in Chicagoland Suburb
    An Eagle Scout Project completed last month in Orland Park was dedicated to the safety of the many local pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. The Life Scout, Joe Boyce took a page from similar initiatives around the world which have…
  • Feb 12

    Jury Determines Railroad Workers Leukemia was Due to Creosote Exposure

    Jury Determines Railroad Workers Leukemia was Due to Creosote Exposure
    A jury in Madison county ruled against the Union Pacific Railroad, awarding a former worker $7.5 million in damages for injuries linked to long term exposure to creosote and other toxic materials during his 31-year career as a railroad…
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Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
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New York Estate Planning Lawyer…

New York Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, estate administration and estate taxes. By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    The Role of the Executor

    The Role of the Executor
    There are plenty of fancy words in law that actually have very basic definitions. Estate planning law is no different, with plenty of legal terms that can often be hard to unpack and understand. One such term that gets thrown around a great…
  • Feb 24

    Fixing a Broken Trust

    Fixing a Broken Trust
    We recently posted about situations that may make it important to revise your estate plan, and about how reviewing your estate plan is an important part of ensuring it is accurate and secure. One component of an estate plan that continues to…
  • Feb 20

    Including Asset Protection Clauses in Your Estate Plan

    Including Asset Protection Clauses in Your Estate Plan
    Comprehensive estate plans often include precautionary measures that ensure your assets are protected and distributed according to your wishes. Many times, many of your assets will be distributed to your spouse. However, it is important to…
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The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Court Rules Against “Persuader Rule” Regarding Union Organizing Right

    Court Rules Against “Persuader Rule” Regarding Union Organizing Right
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule, known as the “persuader rule,” in early 2016. The rule dealt with actions by employers, both direct and indirect, “to persuade employees about how to exercise their…
  • Feb 16

    EEOC Issues New Guidelines on National Origin Discrimination in Employment

    EEOC Issues New Guidelines on National Origin Discrimination in Employment
    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of five distinct factors:  sex, religion, race, color, and national origin. The “national origin” category can apply to individuals…
  • Feb 9

    New Federal Overtime Rule Blocked by Judge, Faces Uncertain Future

    New Federal Overtime Rule Blocked by Judge, Faces Uncertain Future
    In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new rule that reportedly would have extended overtime pay for millions of workers around the country. Twenty-one U.S. states, led by Nevada, filed suit against the DOL in September to…
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Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Arbitrators exceeding their powers - three courts reverse

    Arbitrators exceeding their powers - three courts reverse
    Arbitrator ignored limitations in cbaThe cba between CenterPoint Energy and the Gas Workers sets forth several offenses which provide "absolute causes" for discharge and limit an arbitrator to the question of whether the employee, in fact,…
  • Feb 19

    Quick Hits - Public policy, double jeopardy and email

    Quick Hits - Public policy, double jeopardy and email
    Four (unsuccessful) public policy challenges to arbitration awardsCourts continue to carefully scrutinize challenges to arbitration awards based on claims that the award is contrary to public policy. In  Cuyahoga…
  • Feb 5

    Court rejects Union's challenge to outsourcing award-work was supplemental and was not replaced elsewhere

    Court rejects Union's challenge to outsourcing award-work was supplemental and was not replaced elsewhere
    Steelworkers Local 10-86 represents employees at Merck facility in West Point, PA. The facility is primary used for the production of large molecule products like vaccines, rather than small molecule products like tablets.Merck sold a small…
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Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    $3 Million Product Liability Verdict Reversed for Failure to Vet Expert Witne

    $3 Million Product Liability Verdict Reversed for Failure to Vet Expert Witne
    Three years ago, Florida lawmakers altered the standards for admissibility of expert witness testimony in the courtroom. We went from being a “Frye” state (based on the 1923 precedent in Frye v. U.S.) to a “Daubert”…
  • Feb 21

    Bicyclist Killed in Florida Hit-and-Run Crash

    Bicyclist Killed in Florida Hit-and-Run Crash
    A 37-year-old man on a bicycle was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Rockledge, about an hour east of Orlando.  WESH NBC-2 reports an alleged wrong-way driver was traveling west bound in an eastbound lane when he struck the bicyclist.…
  • Feb 17

    Should Florida Scrap PIP Auto Insurance and Become and At-Fault State?

    Should Florida Scrap PIP Auto Insurance and Become and At-Fault State?
    Back in the 1970s, lawmakers in Florida sought to reduce the burden that constant car accident lawsuits imposed on the courts. That’s when they devised a system of no-fault benefits that every driver was required to purchase, called…
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Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Insurance Policies – Waiver And Estoppel

    Insurance Policies – Waiver And Estoppel
    A problem for Kimble County insurance lawyers is knowing and being able to predict how a Judge will interpret an insurance policy.  This topic is discussed in a State Bar of Texas, Insurance Section article.  The article is titled,…
  • Feb 25

    Insurance Company Failure To Pay Claim

    Insurance Company Failure To Pay Claim
    What happens when an insurance does not pay a claim that it was suppose to pay?  That issue is dealt with in the Texas Insurance Code by statute and by courts interpreting the statute. A particularly strict deadline for insurance…
  • Feb 23

    ERISA = No Jury Trial

    ERISA = No Jury Trial
    Most people who find themselves in court like to think they are entitled to a jury trial.  Claims against ERISA insurance policies is one of those places where a jury trial is not permitted.  A recent Southern District, Houston…
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Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Virginia criminal defense – Beware dealing with probation agent

    Virginia criminal defense – Beware dealing with probation agent
    Being convicted of a crime is no picnic. When a probation agent is involved, the picnic can seem to gather even more red ants. Talk about potential and actual sentencing with criminal defendants often focuses so much on the length of active…
  • Feb 25

    In criminal defense, take nothing for granted & seize the opportunitie

    In criminal defense, take nothing for granted & seize the opportunitie
    Many criminal & DWI defendants at first may feel like they have been thrown to the lions. Beyond the veneer of smiling prosecutors, police and judges in the courthouse, is a criminal justice system ready to eat alive those who go to court…
  • Feb 24

    With Trump, Colorado & Washington may become less the marijuana paradises they were

    With Trump, Colorado & Washington may become less the marijuana paradises they were
    With Trump as president, Colorado and Washington state may become less the marijuana paradises they were, Yesterday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer informed the press of possible increased federal enforcement in the states, of the…
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Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Feb 26

    Stone: Unions in the Gig Economy

    Stone: Unions in the Gig Economy
    Kathy Stone (UCLA) has just published Unions in the Precarious Economy: How collective bargaining can help gig and on-demand workers (American Prospect, 2/21/17). In it, she discusses various types of precarious workers, including workers in…
  • Feb 23

    Dimick on Other Avenues Unions Can Serve their Members (and Encourage Membership)

    Dimick on Other Avenues Unions Can Serve their Members (and Encourage Membership)
    Many thanks to Matthew Dimick for contributing this guest post: A few weeks ago, OnLabor.org featured a post I wrote about the Ghent system and progressive federalism. At the end of that post, I referred to “other avenues for Ghent-type...
  • Feb 22

    Getman: Let's Fix Linn

    Getman: Let's Fix Linn
    Jack Getman (Texas) wrote a guest post yesterday over at PrawfsBlawg on The Continuing Mischief of the Linn Case. I am re-posting it here with Jack's permission: In September of last year, a Texas jury, on the basis of erroneous...
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Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Feb 26

    Book Talk: Military History: A Very Short Introduction

    Book Talk: Military History: A Very Short Introduction
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library, American Constitution Society at YLS, and the Yale Law Veteran’s Association for a Book Talk with Eugene Fidell on his latest book, Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction. Commentary…
  • Feb 23

    International Polar Bear Day

    International Polar Bear Day
    February 27th is International Polar Bear Day. You may commemorate the day by turning down your thermostat, visiting the live cam at the website of polar bear international (www.polarbearinternational.org), or viewing the display of new books…
  • Feb 20

    Data Rescue New Haven @ Yale

    Data Rescue New Haven @ Yale
    Data Rescue New Haven @ Yale March 4, 2017 9 AM - 4 PM 17 Hillhouse Avenue, TEAL Classroom  More information: http://researchdata.yale.edu/datarescuenhv Register for DataRescueNHV: http://tinyurl.com/datarescuenhv
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Law of the Land

Law of the Land

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

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
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Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation
    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiations.1From the time that I started practicing law others have told me do act in a particular way or do things differently using the argument “that's how everybody else does it.” In…
  • Feb 20

    Separation agreements can't contract away bankruptcy protection

    Separation agreements can't contract away bankruptcy protection
    I recently negotiated a separation agreement in a divorce in which the opposing attorney insisted on inserting a clause that on its face prevented the parties from receiving the benefit of bankruptcy laws if one of them filed a bankruptcy…
  • Dec 23

    Prenuptial Agreements Should Address All Terminating Events For A Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements Should Address All Terminating Events For A Marriage
     Every marriage will come to an end.   Some terminate by divorce and others terminate by death.   Eventually every marriage will end.  Most people who want Prenuptial Agreements  (also called premarital agreements or…
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Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
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Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Feb 25

    Publicly Funded Objector

    Publicly Funded Objector
    With House Bill 985 (the "Fairness" in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017), the controversy over current class action practice has escalated. I've been an outspoken critic of the cozy relationships that plaintiffs' lawyers and…
  • Feb 21

    Academic Roundup on HR 985

    Academic Roundup on HR 985
    Academics have been busy this week providing commentary on HR 985, the "Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017." Here's a round-up of the commentary thus far (and please do let me know if I've missed someone). John…
  • Feb 18

    H.R. 985: An Attempt to Undermine Class Actions & MDL

    H.R. 985: An Attempt to Undermine Class Actions & MDL
    Class actions and MDL have real problems that need fixing. I have written about these problems at length, most recently in Aggregation as Disempowerment. But the new bill that just passed the House Judiciary Committee does not fix any of...
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Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    Abolition of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board

    Abolition of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board
    The economic liberalization that began in India in 1991 brought with it a substantial increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) since then. Those involved in, or following, these developments, since the 1990s will remember the rather…
  • Feb 23

    Supreme Court Reinforces Sanctity of a Takeover Offer

    Supreme Court Reinforces Sanctity of a Takeover Offer
    In what circumstances can a takeover offer, once made, be withdrawn? This issue has occupied the attention of the Supreme Court in two previous cases, Nirma Industries v.Securities and Exchange Board of India and Securities and Exchange Board…
  • Feb 21

    SEBI accuses statutory auditors for fraud, etc.

    SEBI accuses statutory auditors for fraud, etc.
    SEBI has passed an interim order against various persons which also doubles up as a show cause notice (“SCN”) on the erstwhile statutory auditors (“the Auditors”) of a listed company. The Auditors are asked to show…
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New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
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Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Feb 25

    Links for 2017-02-24 [del.icio.us]

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  • Feb 21

    Links for 2017-02-20 [del.icio.us]

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  • Feb 17

    Links for 2017-02-16 [del.icio.us]

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    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
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Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Abandoned homes in Kansas City to go on sale for $999

    Abandoned homes in Kansas City to go on sale for $999
    2-24-17 Missouri: KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A program in Kansas City, Missouri, that sold off dozens of eyesore houses for just a dollar last year hopes buyers are willing to pay a bit more for another batch of fixer-uppers. The Land Bank…
  • Feb 24

    Revenge Porn Could Land Teens on Sex Offender Registry

    Revenge Porn Could Land Teens on Sex Offender Registry
    2-24-17 North Carolina: GREENSBORO, NC – Ask a room full of people about revenge porn and they may have an inkling of what the law says. Ask a room full of teenagers and they may not know anything about it. WHAT IS REVENGE PORN? In…
  • Feb 24

    Trial date set for Walker man, fiancee in 2015 killing of her convicted molester

    Trial date set for Walker man, fiancee in 2015 killing of her convicted molester
    See original story of murder2-24-17 Louisiana: A Baton Rouge state judge set a July 24 trial date Friday for a Walker man and his 19-year-old fiancee in the fatal 2015 stabbing and strangling of her convicted molester. Jace Crehan, 23, and…
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