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The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jul 19

    Up Next: Mandatory Securities Claim Arbitration Provisions?

    Up Next: Mandatory Securities Claim Arbitration Provisions?
    For a while a few years ago, litigation reform bylaws were all the rage – including forum selection bylaws, fee shifting bylaws, even mandatory arbitration bylaws. More recently, discussion of the topic quieted down, in part because the…
  • Jul 17

    Turning Events into Securities Suit

    Turning Events into Securities Suit
    It may come as little surprise that litigation has emerged in the wake of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London last month. Some may find it surprising, however, that among the lawsuits arising from the London building fire is a securities…
  • Jul 12

    Guest Post: Ransomware Payment: Legality, Logistics, Mitigation, and Insurance

    Guest Post: Ransomware Payment: Legality, Logistics, Mitigation, and Insurance
    Readers undoubtedly are aware of the recent outbreak of ransomware incidents and the problems they present. The threat of ransomware attacks poses a host of issues, among the most significant of which is whether or not ransomware victims…
Rank this Week: 277

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Jul 19

    What is IndieGoGo? That is Exactly What I Asked When I Heard About It.

    What is IndieGoGo? That is Exactly What I Asked When I Heard About It.
    It is not often I promote news related to new social media outlets on the firm’s website. But every once in a while an idea comes along that merits promotion. That idea is The Good Men Project’s IndieGoGo campaign. What is…
  • Jul 17

    How to Avoid Paying Alimony That Is Too Much and For Too Long

    How to Avoid Paying Alimony That Is Too Much and For Too Long
    How to avoid paying alimony that is too much and for too long depends greatly on diligence before there is a court order. This article is for the higher earning spouse during the marriage who has a potential exposure to alimony. This article…
  • Jul 10

    How Long Do You Have To Be Married To Get Alimony?

    How Long Do You Have To Be Married To Get Alimony?
    How long do you have to be married to get alimony? This is a question often raised by a spouse in a short-term marriage. Spouses ask this question because they are unsure whether a court would order alimony given the short duration of their…
Rank this Week: 313

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jul 19

    State Forensic Chemist Causes Thousands of Falsified Drug Conviction

    State Forensic Chemist Causes Thousands of Falsified Drug Conviction
    A state forensic chemist out of Massachusetts fabricated positive tests, leading to thousands of falsified drug convictions. Playing with the freedom of others Annie Dookhan, a state forensic chemist who worked for the state of Massachusetts…
  • Jul 17

    Utah Boating Law

    Utah Boating Law
    Before Utah residents flock to reservoirs and lakes to cool off from the scorching summer temperatures, they should be informed of current boating laws in order to avoid tickets or criminal charges. Oasis in the desert Utah is unique in the…
  • Jul 12

    How Using Speech Imitation Software Wrong Could Get a Person Thrown in Jail

    How Using Speech Imitation Software Wrong Could Get a Person Thrown in Jail
    There is new speech imitation software being created that is making voice cloning easier to do while sounding more realistic. Users beware: certain uses of speech imitation could get a person thrown in jail. Speech recognition Speech…
Rank this Week: 381

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Mortgage Broker Sentenced for Fraudulent Loan Application

    Mortgage Broker Sentenced for Fraudulent Loan Application
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Pierre Chainey, 42, Tabernacle, New Jersey, was sentenced to 54 months in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that caused $2.7 million in losses.  Chainey previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District…
  • Jul 19

    Sentences for Two Law Firm Faker

    Sentences for Two Law Firm Faker
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ronald Rodis, 52, Long Beach, California was sentenced to 41 months in prison, and Charles Wayne Farris, 56, Aliso Viejo, California, was sentenced to serve 47 months in prison for their roles in a multi-million…
  • Jul 19

    Kickbacks and Fraudulent tax returns result in Prison Sentence

    Kickbacks and Fraudulent tax returns result in Prison Sentence
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Richard Pierce, a Michigan business owner, was sentenced to serve a year and a day in prison for obstructing and impeding the internal revenue laws and committing bank fraud. According to documents filed with the court,…
Rank this Week: 2

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    8 Steps to Improve Your Local Search Ranking

    8 Steps to Improve Your Local Search Ranking
    Local search is becoming increasingly important when trying to improve the ranking for your law firm website on Google and other search engines. After all, someone searching for an attorney in Scottsdale will not care about a lawyer in…
  • Jul 17

    Don’t Miss Our Free Training Webinar for Attorneys on Building a Great Online Reputation!

    Don’t Miss Our Free Training Webinar for Attorneys on Building a Great Online Reputation!
    What do prospects see when they type your name into a search engine? If it’s not much, that can often be as harmful as something negative.  Creating a strong online reputation is critical to your ability to attract new…
  • Jul 13

    Use the 4 Things Clients Care About to Differentiate Your Law Firm

    Use the 4 Things Clients Care About to Differentiate Your Law Firm
    In today’s hyper-competitive legal services marketplace, it is not enough to be smart or even to do a great job for your clients. You must find a way of differentiating yourself and your law firm so that prospective clients have a…
Rank this Week: 523

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

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

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 624

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
  • Jul 19

    FERC Releases Update on Annova LNG Brownsville Project

    FERC Releases Update on Annova LNG Brownsville Project
    FERC has released an update on its review of the Annova LNG Brownsville export project proposed to be located on the southern bank of the Brownsville Ship Channel at mile marker 8.2, in Cameron County, Texas. The project would include six…
  • Jul 17

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through May 2017

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through May 2017
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data on U.S. LNG exports and imports for the period January 2017 through May 2017. The data show that, during May, 18 cargoes of domestically produced LNG were shipped from Cheniere…
  • Jul 14

    Article: U.S. LNG Deliveries to the U.K. Likely to be Rare

    Article: U.S. LNG Deliveries to the U.K. Likely to be Rare
    Platts reports that although a shipment U.S. LNG landed at the United Kingdom’s Isle of Grain last week, additional U.S. LNG shipments to the U.K. are likely to be few because profit margins on U.S. LNG are higher in other markets,…
Rank this Week: 135

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 387

Wrongful Dismissal Blog

Wrongful Dismissal Blog

Discussion of Canadian wrongful dismissal cases and other employment law issues and decisions. By Kenneth A. Krupat.

http://joblaw.ca/blog/
  • Jul 19

    20 Month Wrongful Dismissal Award for Employee Upheld

    20 Month Wrongful Dismissal Award for Employee Upheld
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca The Ontario Court of Appeal has released several wrongful dismissal decisions over the past few months.  It has also released some…
  • Jul 15

    SCC: Unjust Dismissal: Big Win for Employee

    SCC: Unjust Dismissal: Big Win for Employee
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca The Supreme Court of Canada has issued a landmark employment law decision.  The case of Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada focused on the…
  • Jun 10

    CBC Fires Evan Solomon for Conflict of Interest: Just Cause?

    CBC Fires Evan Solomon for Conflict of Interest: Just Cause?
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca The CBC continues to provide wonderful material for Canadian employment lawyers.  Its very public employment disputes are fascinating case…
Rank this Week: 870

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/
  • Jul 19

    NPR: Huge Convictions in Thai Human Trafficking Trial

    NPR: Huge Convictions in Thai Human Trafficking Trial
    NPR reports: A Thai army general and local politicians are among the dozens of people found guilty at a Bangkok court Wednesday in one of Thailand's largest human trafficking trials. Thailand has faced international criticism for years over…
  • Jul 19

    New Edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach

    New Edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach
    Congratulations to Paul Secunda, Jeff Hirsch, and Mike Duff on the publication of the second edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach (2d ed. 2017). Here's the publisher's description: The problem-based approach of Labor Law: A…
  • Jul 16

    Textualism Gone Mad?

    Textualism Gone Mad?
    A district court in Minnesota recently held that retaliation against a prospective hire for requesting an accommodation wasn’t actionable under §704(a). At issue in EEOC v. N. Mem'l Health Care was a claim on behalf of an applicant whose…
Rank this Week: 173

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 19

    Medical Marijuana: When a Positive Drug Test may not be Grounds to Fire an Employee

    Medical Marijuana: When a Positive Drug Test may not be Grounds to Fire an Employee
    In a portentous opinion, Massachusetts’ highest court held that a medical marijuana patient terminated for failing a drug screening could state a claim for disability discrimination against her employer.  Because many states’…
  • Jul 12

    Will Paid Family Leave Become the Law of the Land?

    Will Paid Family Leave Become the Law of the Land?
    Included in President Trump’s 2018 budget proposal is a request for funding a paid leave program.  The program would require $19 billion from the budget and would provide that employees were entitled to 6 weeks of paid leave from…
  • Jun 30

    Arizona Sick Leave Law Goes in Effect July 1st: Are you ready?

    Arizona Sick Leave Law Goes in Effect July 1st: Are you ready?
    In November, voters in Arizona approved a ballot initiative that would require employers to provide paid sick leave.  The law goes into effect tomorrow. Under the law, Arizona employers with less than 15 employees will have to provide up…
Rank this Week: 978

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/
  • Jul 19

    St. Petersburg Man Accused of Posing as Girl, Luring Teenage Boy

    St. Petersburg Man Accused of Posing as Girl, Luring Teenage Boy
    St. Petersburg police arrested a 25-year-old man and charged him with two counts of kidnapping and one count of sexual battery with a deadly weapon. Police claim the incidents involved teenage boy. Police said the first incident happened June…
  • Jul 19

    Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Arrested in St. Petersburg

    Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Arrested in St. Petersburg
    Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler was arrested on charges of simple battery and criminal mischief Tuesday night. Police say Fowler was driving in the Trellis at the Lakes apartment complex Tuesday night when a man walking nearby…
  • Jul 11

    Valrico Man Charged with 100 Counts of Child Porn

    Valrico Man Charged with 100 Counts of Child Porn
    Lakeland Police charged a Valrico man with 100 counts of possession of child pornography following an investigation of alleged child porn images found on his work computer. Officials said an investigation into the 55-year-old man began in…
Rank this Week: 361

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Gary Truck Accident Lawsuit Claims Trucking Company Negligent

    Gary Truck Accident Lawsuit Claims Trucking Company Negligent
    Liability will be a hotly disputed issue in a recently filed Indiana truck accident lawsuit. According to NWI.com, the lawsuit was filed on behalf of a 35-year-old man with autism who suffered significant brain damage and multiple…
  • Jul 5

    Jurors Award $745K in Indiana Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Jurors Award $745K in Indiana Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    Jurors in an Indiana medical malpractice lawsuit ruled against a now-deceased physician accused of performing an allegedly unnecessary surgery on a 16-year-old athlete.  The South Bend Tribune reports the lawsuit was filed in June 2015.…
  • Jun 16

    Gary Indiana Injury Lawsuit $500k Default Judgment for Plaintiff Affirmed

    Gary Indiana Injury Lawsuit $500k Default Judgment for Plaintiff Affirmed
    A default judgment in an Indiana personal injury lawsuit can occur when there is a failure to take action by one of the involved parties. In most cases, it’s a judgment in favor of the plaintiff (the injured person) when the defendant…
Rank this Week: 492

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

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

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 341

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jul 19

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim
    Our Florida Jet Ski accident attorneys handle many different types of personal watercraft injury cases. These cases range from negligently conducted Jet Ski tours to improper personal watercraft design. In this case, we represent a person who…
  • Jun 5

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable
    Our Florida personal watercraft injury lawyers were recently successful in convincing a court that a release was legally insufficient and, therefore, unenforceable. Facts of the Case Our client and her boyfriend were staying at the…
  • Apr 25

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
Rank this Week: 314

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Jul 19

    Shkreli Jurors Finally Selected

    Shkreli Jurors Finally Selected
    While the title of the article below may be a little misleading (apparently I am not the only one who felt that way), the article is nonetheless a good read, especially if you want to know more about how the...
  • Jul 17

    Iowa SCT Makes it Easier to Challenge Non-Diverse Jury Pool

    Iowa SCT Makes it Easier to Challenge Non-Diverse Jury Pool
    The Iowa Supreme Court, in State v. Plain, recently made it a little easier for minorities to challenge the racial make-up of the jury pool. Instead of relying solely on the "absolute disparity test" to determine the jury pool…
  • Jul 17

    Latest Edition of the Jury-E Bulletin

    Latest Edition of the Jury-E Bulletin
    Did a Juror Lie in Voir Dire? The Supreme Court of North Dakota rendered an opinion in State v. Glick on July 12, 2017. Mr. Glick was charged with aggravated assault. During voir dire, the jurors were asked, "Is there...
Rank this Week: 196

Art Law

Art Law

Covers recent developments in art litigation and art finance. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://artlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 781

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

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

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
  • Jul 19

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

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

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

    David Rubenstein, '73: Recipient of 2017 American Spirit Award
    The National WWII Museum held its recent American Spirit Awards gala to celebrate “individuals and organizations whose work reflects the values and spirit of those who served our country during the WWII years and throughout…
  • Jul 14

    Ajit Pai, '97: Will Be Honored With Inaugural 'Zee Entertainment Leadership' Award

    Ajit Pai, '97: Will Be Honored With Inaugural 'Zee Entertainment Leadership' Award
    Ajit Pai, '97, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the first Indian-American to hold this post, will be honoured with the inaugural Leadership Award. …
Rank this Week: 166

Indiana Long Term Disability…

Indiana Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers ERISA, disability benefits, and insurance bad faith. By O'Ryan Law Firm.

http://www.indianalongtermdisabilitylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 19

    HARTFORD AGREES TO SETTLE DISABILITY LAWSUIT

    HARTFORD AGREES TO SETTLE DISABILITY LAWSUIT
    The O’Ryan Law Firm recently represented a former employee of Trinity Health, in South Bend, in a lawsuit against Hartford Insurance Company.  Plaintiff worked for Trinity Health as a Food Service Manager for 24 years when she was…
  • Jun 13

    Purdue Employee Sues Cigna

    Purdue Employee Sues Cigna
    O’Ryan Law Firm, on behalf of a former employee of Purdue University recently filed a lawsuit against Cigna for wrongfully denying the former Purdue employee’s disability claim.  The plaintiff had was a long time employee of…
  • May 31

    Schizophrenia as a Disabling Condition

    Schizophrenia as a Disabling Condition
    At the O’Ryan Law Firm, we have represented several clients who have become disabled due to the severe symptoms of Schizophrenia. According to the National Institute of Mental Health[1], schizophrenia is described as follows:…
Rank this Week: 602

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Aims to Help Save Time and Money

    Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Aims to Help Save Time and Money
    Two of the most common complaints I hear as a litigation attorney are “why is it so expensive” and “why does it take so long.” Part of the answer to both questions are the procedural rules for discovery which often end…
  • Jul 17

    Property Tax Reassessments – School Districts Increased Their Millage Rate

    Property Tax Reassessments – School Districts Increased Their Millage Rate
    Lancaster Online recently discussed the property tax rates for the 2018-19 tax year for all Lancaster County school districts. Since your school tax is usually much larger than the municipal and county tax, the increase in the school tax rate…
  • Jun 29

    Is your Estate Planning Ready for Summer Vacation?

    Is your Estate Planning Ready for Summer Vacation?
    As summer vacation hits its peak, we sometimes start thinking about estate planning before we board the plane for that long-awaited getaway.  We’ve put it off for one reason or another but is it time to just take care of it? …
Rank this Week: 876

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Jul 19

    Justices allow stricter enforcement of Trump’s refugee ban

    Justices allow stricter enforcement of Trump’s refugee ban
    Photo by Molly Riley/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration’s request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in. But the justices are…
  • Jul 17

    State Department expands definition of ‘close family’ for visa applicants, refugee

    State Department expands definition of ‘close family’ for visa applicants, refugee
    Behnam Partopour, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) student from Iran, is greeted by his sister at Logan Airport after he cleared U.S. customs and immigration in February in Boston. The State Department on Monday expanded its definition…
  • Jul 15

    Feds appeal judge’s travel ban ruling to Supreme Court

    Feds appeal judge’s travel ban ruling to Supreme Court
    A view of the U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, D.C., on October 13, 2015. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking to close a legal window opened for tens of thousands of…
Rank this Week: 172

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    Buca di Beppo Cheated Workers Out of Wages, According to Wage Theft Lawsuit

    Buca di Beppo Cheated Workers Out of Wages, According to Wage Theft Lawsuit
    A wage theft lawsuit claims the Times Square location of Buca di Beppo, a nationwide Italian restaurant, failed to pay its workers minimum wages and overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the New…
  • Jul 12

    SUBWAY Restaurant Settles Overtime Pay Lawsuit

    SUBWAY Restaurant Settles Overtime Pay Lawsuit
    A SUBWAY restaurant located in Times Square has paid $42,500 to a sandwich preparer to settle a lawsuit alleging that the popular sandwich chain did not pay him overtime pay, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor…
  • Jul 10

    Bojangles’ Assistant Managers Sue for Overtime

    Bojangles’ Assistant Managers Sue for Overtime
    Two assistant managers who worked at a North Carolina Bojangles’ restaurant are suing the famous southern food chain for failing to pay them overtime.  The assistant managers argue that they were not actually managers and spent…
Rank this Week: 806

Wexler Wallace Law Firm Blog

Wexler Wallace Law Firm Blog

Covers legal cases and news.

http://blog.wexlerwallace.com/
  • Jul 19

    Please Nominate Wexler Wallace for the ABA Blawg 100!

    Please Nominate Wexler Wallace for the ABA Blawg 100!
    Friends of the blog, The Wexler Wallace blog is a project we’re all extremely proud of. It’s not always easy to… Read More The post Please Nominate Wexler Wallace for the ABA Blawg 100! appeared first on Wexler Wallace…
  • Jul 18

    The Better Care Reconciliation Act – An Irreconcilable Solution

    The Better Care Reconciliation Act – An Irreconcilable Solution
    On June 22, 2017, Senate Republicans introduced a draft version of their Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) repeal bill – the… Read More The post The Better Care Reconciliation Act – An Irreconcilable Solution…
  • Jul 12

    Help Preserve Net Neutrality on the Internet-Wide Day of Action

    Help Preserve Net Neutrality on the Internet-Wide Day of Action
    If you visit any of your favorite websites today, there’s a good chance you’ll be made aware of a concerted… Read More The post Help Preserve Net Neutrality on the Internet-Wide Day of Action appeared first on Wexler…
Rank this Week: 338

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/
  • Jul 19

    Setbacks in the Department of Labor’s Investigation into Google Pay Gap.

    Setbacks in the Department of Labor’s Investigation into Google Pay Gap.
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. The tech companies of California’s Silicon Valley are playing an ever-expanding role in the world economy and redefining how people live their lives. However, in recent years, many of these companies have come under…
  • Jul 14

    Minnesota Federal Court: Requesting Religious Accommodation Not Protected Activity Under Title VII

    Minnesota Federal Court: Requesting Religious Accommodation Not Protected Activity Under Title VII
    Lev Craig Last week, on July 6, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota granted summary judgment in favor of defendant in EEOC v. North Memorial Health Care, finding that a Minnesota hospital had not violated Title VII of…
  • Jul 11

    Ninth Circuit Holds That Mortgage Underwriters Are Not Exempt Employee

    Ninth Circuit Holds That Mortgage Underwriters Are Not Exempt Employee
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. In McKeen-Chaplin v. Provident Savings Bank, FSB, the Ninth Circuit ruled that mortgage underwriters employed by a bank were entitled to overtime compensation for hours worked in excess of 40 in a work week.  The…
Rank this Week: 326

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
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  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
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  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
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Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    Illinois post office mulls drastic step to protect mail carriers from dog attack

    Illinois post office mulls drastic step to protect mail carriers from dog attack
    Postal officials in Vermillion County, Illinois, are considering changing their mail delivery system after reports of a growing number of dog attacks on mail carriers. Georgetown residents who fail to control their pets may soon find…
  • Jul 7

    Chicago man faces multiple charges in pedestrian hit-and-run crash

    Chicago man faces multiple charges in pedestrian hit-and-run crash
    A Chicago man was charged with several felony and misdemeanor counts for a hit-and-run car accident that left an elderly pedestrian seriously injured. Jean Leonard, 38, was driving his car when he hit the 73-year-old victim who was crossing a…
  • Jun 30

    Illinois Driver With Multiple Prior Violations Kills Family Of Three

    Illinois Driver With Multiple Prior Violations Kills Family Of Three
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how a driver with multiple traffic violations killed a family in a car accident.
Rank this Week: 514

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    Carnival Cruises Change Itinerary in the Caribbean Due to Tropical Storm Don

    Carnival Cruises Change Itinerary in the Caribbean Due to Tropical Storm Don
    When you set out on a cruise, the last thing you want is to discover that your itinerary has been changed. Unfortunately, when dangerous weather conditions arise, the best option for a cruise line is to make last minute changes in order to…
  • Jul 17

    65-Year-Old Woman Attempts a Swim to Catch Up with Her Cruise

    65-Year-Old Woman Attempts a Swim to Catch Up with Her Cruise
    Most people would agree that a cruise ship moves slowly and gracefully through the water. However, you should keep in mind that a cruise is not slow enough for any human to catch up with by swimming. Yet, that is exactly what one woman…
  • Jul 14

    56-Year-Old Medevaced from Cruise off of Cape Cod

    56-Year-Old Medevaced from Cruise off of Cape Cod
    No one sets out on a cruise with the intention of needing emergency medical assistance. However, accident and injury happen far more often than anyone would like. This week, a 56-year-old woman was medevaced from her cruise as it sailed off…
Rank this Week: 192

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/
  • Jul 19

    Betty Dukes, Lead Plaintiff in Walmart Class Action, Die

    Betty Dukes, Lead Plaintiff in Walmart Class Action, Die
    Betty Dukes, the lead plaintiff in the historic class action Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. C-01-2252 (N.D. Calif.), has died at age 67. Although the lower courts granted and affirmed class certification in a gender- and race-based…
  • Jul 12

    Central States Law School Association (CSLSA) Annual Scholarship Conference

    Central States Law School Association (CSLSA) Annual Scholarship Conference
    An announcement from the CSLSA: Registration is Open for the CSLSA 2017 Conference Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference, which will be held on Friday, October 6 and Saturday,…
  • Jul 10

    CFPB Issues Rule on Arbitration Agreement

    CFPB Issues Rule on Arbitration Agreement
    Today the Consumer Financial Protection Board issued its final rule on arbitration agreements. Here’s the full 775-page document (the text of the regulation itself begins at p.747). From the summary: First, the final rule prohibits covered…
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Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
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Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Construction Zone Car Accidents Pose Risk to Workers in Maine

    Construction Zone Car Accidents Pose Risk to Workers in Maine
    A road worker was left in critical condition following a Portland car accident in a construction zone. The Portland Press-Herald reports the 58-year-old worker, employed by a private construction firm, sustained severe injuries while on…
  • Jul 12

    Maine Distracted Driving Bill Gets Lawmaker Approval

    Maine Distracted Driving Bill Gets Lawmaker Approval
    State lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have approved a Maine distracted driving bill that would ban hand-held cell phone use, which would make it one of 15 states to do so. Although Maine already has several laws that prohibit…
  • Jul 5

    Compensation Options in Fatal Maine Pedestrian Accident

    Compensation Options in Fatal Maine Pedestrian Accident
    The death of a man in a Maine pedestrian accident is being blamed on an impaired driver who has since been arrested for multiple felonies. The Portland-Press Herald reported the crash happened near the entrance of a Target store, where the…
Rank this Week: 346

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Negligence at Daycare Facilitie

    Negligence at Daycare Facilitie
    Choosing the right daycare facility is one of the most important decisions we make when our kids are young. Although we all want our kids to have the best possible start at life, there is more to consider than whether the facility serves…
  • Jul 19

    Chipotle Customers Suffer From Norovirus Again

    Chipotle Customers Suffer From Norovirus Again
    The past few years haven’t been good for Chipotle. The “healthy” burrito chain made headlines in 2015 following an E.coli outbreak in several of its restaurants. After extensive marketing efforts – and the passing of…
  • Jul 12

    How to Stay Safe While Cycling in Massachusetts this Summer

    How to Stay Safe While Cycling in Massachusetts this Summer
    Whether you’re a leisure cyclist or you commute to work on your bike each day, it’s important to use safe cycling practices at all times. As cycling continues to grow in popularity, so do related accidents. Boston has taken…
Rank this Week: 163

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Issues Renters Face Smoking Marijuana at Home in Los Angele

    Issues Renters Face Smoking Marijuana at Home in Los Angele
    One of the issues that faces those who want to smoke pot in their apartments is that even though it will be legal to do so, it may be a violation of your lease. A recent news article from NBC 4 Los Angeles takes a closer look at this issue.…
  • Jul 17

    County Fair Marijuana Sales Now Possible in California

    County Fair Marijuana Sales Now Possible in California
    According to a recent news article from the Fresno Bee, a California State Senate bill (SB-94) has just passed and become law after it was signed by Governor Jerry Brown.  This law was a big deal, as it combined the regulation of medical…
  • Jul 15

    Concerns About Recreational Marijuana in California

    Concerns About Recreational Marijuana in California
    While California was at one time the most progressive state in terms of medical marijuana legalization, as it was the first state to allow for such an unheard of thing in 1996, there are other states, and the District of Columbia, that have…
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Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Should You Be Banned from Owning a Gun if You Commit a Hate Crime?

    Should You Be Banned from Owning a Gun if You Commit a Hate Crime?
    Gun control has long been a controversial topic, but the conversation has become even more heated with the rise of mass shootings and domestic terrorism. In an effort to balance gun rights with public safety, California lawmakers have…
  • Jul 17

    California Gun Magazine Law Blocked By Judge Days Before Going into Effect

    California Gun Magazine Law Blocked By Judge Days Before Going into Effect
    In 2016, California voters allowed a number of laws that aimed to strictly regulate firearm and ammunition purchases within the state. One of those laws banned Californians from owning or possessing large-capacity magazines that can hold more…
  • Jul 14

    Does Trump Blocking Twitter Followers Violate First Amendment?

    Does Trump Blocking Twitter Followers Violate First Amendment?
    It’s no secret how much President Trump loves taking his message directly to the public through his Twitter account. Recently, Trump’s account has started to block people who express opposition to his tweets. By blocking these…
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    “Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise,” the Laptop and Forfeiture

    “Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise,” the Laptop and Forfeiture
    “Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise,” the Laptop and ForfeitureThis post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Western Division of North Carolina: U.S. v. Chase, 2017 WL 1966747 (2017). The U.S.…
  • Jul 17

    The 2200 Emails, the Injunction and Cyberstalking

    The 2200 Emails, the Injunction and Cyberstalking
    This post examines a recent decision the District Court of Appeal of Florida – Second District issued in a civil case: Scott v. Blum, 191 So.3d 502 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatRandy Scott challenges the order…
  • Jul 14

    Robbery, the Photograph and the Authentication of Evidence

    Robbery, the Photograph and the Authentication of Evidence
    This post examines a recent decision from the Court ofAppeals of New York: People v. Price, 2017 WL 2742214 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[p]n this appeal, we are asked to determine whether the People proffered a…
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The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Housing Court Expansion Bill Gets Funding

    Housing Court Expansion Bill Gets Funding
    State-Wide Housing Court Coverage a “Done Deal” Governor Baker has earmarked $750,000 in the new state budget towards the Housing Court Expansion plan, clearing the way for state-wide coverage for the Housing Court. Senator Karen…
  • Jun 27

    Mass. Lawmakers: Tax and Regulate Airbnb Rental

    Mass. Lawmakers: Tax and Regulate Airbnb Rental
    Proposal: 5%-10% Tax, Plus Comprehensive Regulations Like Uber and Lyft, is the law finally catching up with the new economy-disrupting technologies for the real estate industry like Airbnb? The answer is yes if Massachusetts legislators have…
  • May 20

    Massachusetts Housing Court Expansion Update

    Massachusetts Housing Court Expansion Update
    Proposal Moving Through State House, But Funding Remains a Question The Housing Court expansion plan to have statewide coverage has been gaining political momentum, but whether the plan will receive the long-term funding it needs to make it a…
Rank this Week: 648

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

Covers workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance webtools and technology. By Lynch Ryan.

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • Jul 19

    High hazards, gruesome deaths; farm worker safety programs facing cut

    High hazards, gruesome deaths; farm worker safety programs facing cut
    Farm work is dangerous work. Injuries and fatalities are gruesome – amputations, death by being caught in machinery or rolled over by tractors; drownings in manure pits; suffocation in grain bins. More than 5,000 agricultural workers in…
  • Jun 23

    Health Wonk Review on AHCA and other health policy matter

    Health Wonk Review on AHCA and other health policy matter
    The secret Senate Republican gang of 12 finally came out from behind closed doors and Joe Paduda is on the case to help analyze the legislation that will have a profound impact on one-sixth of the nation’s economy. Joe’s posted a…
  • Jun 2

    Eight Steps To Controlling Workers’ Compensation Costs: Conclusion

    Eight Steps To Controlling Workers’ Compensation Costs: Conclusion
    This is part 3 in a 3-part series. Here are parts 1 and 2. Step 6 – Establish a partnership with your claim service provider It is not the job of the insurer or third party administrator (TPA) to solve your workers’ compensation…
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Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 958

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 331

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 63

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

https://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jul 19

    Texas Bankruptcy Exemption

    Texas Bankruptcy Exemption
    Considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Texas? You may have several questions about how the process works and how it will affect your financial future. Many people assume that filing for bankruptcy will cost them…
  • Jul 17

    Who is Paid First in a Bankruptcy Case?

    Who is Paid First in a Bankruptcy Case?
    Bankruptcy and discharges of debt are a great benefit for people facing tough financial times, but bankruptcy also allows many creditors to get paid as well. Both Chapter 7 bankruptcy (liquidation bankruptcy) and Chapter 13 bankruptcy…
  • Jul 12

    How Can I Rebuild My Credit After Bankruptcy?

    How Can I Rebuild My Credit After Bankruptcy?
    Many people believe that bankruptcy permanently destroys your credit, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, bankruptcy may even save your credit in cases where an old debt kept your score down. Now that you have…
Rank this Week: 969

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jul 19

    Is There a Right to a Home’s View?

    Is There a Right to a Home’s View?
    Your client bought a home with a beautiful view but has just learned that this view will soon be blocked. Do you know your client’s rights and how to protect them? Under English common law, views were well protected: Under the doctrine…
  • Jul 17

    4 Things Expert Witnesses Should Read Before Trial

    4 Things Expert Witnesses Should Read Before Trial
    In addition to the file materials used in preparing for deposition—and that should be reviewed again for trial—there are at least four types of written materials that every expert witness should carefully read and analyze before…
  • Jul 14

    Using Video to Brand Yourself and Connect with Client

    Using Video to Brand Yourself and Connect with Client
    The following is a guest blog post by Nicole Abboud, Esq.  Ms. Abboud is a Millennial speaker, former practicing attorney, producer and host of The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast, and founder at Abboud Media—a video branding and marketing…
Rank this Week: 975

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jul 19

    Is There a Right to a Home’s View?

    Is There a Right to a Home’s View?
    Your client bought a home with a beautiful view but has just learned that this view will soon be blocked. Do you know your client’s rights and how to protect them? Under English common law, views were well protected: Under the doctrine…
  • Jul 17

    4 Things Expert Witnesses Should Read Before Trial

    4 Things Expert Witnesses Should Read Before Trial
    In addition to the file materials used in preparing for deposition—and that should be reviewed again for trial—there are at least four types of written materials that every expert witness should carefully read and analyze before…
  • Jul 14

    Using Video to Brand Yourself and Connect with Client

    Using Video to Brand Yourself and Connect with Client
    The following is a guest blog post by Nicole Abboud, Esq.  Ms. Abboud is a Millennial speaker, former practicing attorney, producer and host of The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast, and founder at Abboud Media—a video branding and marketing…
Rank this Week: 460

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 94

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 27

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Jul 19

    Survivor Advice: Words from Successful Bar Taker

    Survivor Advice: Words from Successful Bar Taker
    Yearly, I ask former students who successfully passed the bar exam to share last minute advice with bar exam studiers gearing-up to sit for the bar exam. I look to individuals who have recently successfully passed the bar exam because...
  • Jul 18

    ILTL Cultural Competency Takeaways, 2 of 2

    ILTL Cultural Competency Takeaways, 2 of 2
    This blog post is the second in a two-part series detailing my takeaways from the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning’s “Teaching Cultural Competency and Other Professional Skills” conference which was held in Little Rock, Arkansas…
  • Jul 17

    Some Thoughts on the NYT article "The Lawyer, The Addict"

    Some Thoughts on the NYT article "The Lawyer, The Addict"
    The New York Times recently published “The Lawyer, The Addict”—a very compelling article about a tragic event. The story describes the death of an influential Silicon Valley attorney. The interplay between (1) addiction, stress, and…
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