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ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Mar 5

    The SEC misspeaks about the effect of US v Newman on insider trading case

    The SEC misspeaks about the effect of US v Newman on insider trading case
    At the recent SEC Speaks conference: SEC Solicitor Jacob Stillman said the Newman decision would lead to confusion because it altered the recognized standard for the personal benefit that must be... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Mar 5

    The limits of corporate personhood: Can a corporation be an expert witness?

    The limits of corporate personhood: Can a corporation be an expert witness?
    Not in Delaware, as Jim Hamilton explains: Only a biological person can be an expert witness in Delaware under its Rules of Evidence, so the defendants in a shareholder litigation could not designate... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Mar 4

    James Park on Bondholders and Securities Class Action

    James Park on Bondholders and Securities Class Action
    My friend and UCLAW colleague James Park has posted his article Bondholders and Securities Class Actions (January 15, 2015), available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2550398. Here's the abstract:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 66

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Bloomberg BNA’s New ‘Big Law Business’ Offers Content and Community

    Bloomberg BNA’s New ‘Big Law Business’ Offers Content and Community
    Bloomberg BNA today launched Big Law Business, a free news and community site targeted at lawyers in AmLaw 200 law firms and corporate legal departments. The site will provide an array of editorial and multimedia content — both…
  • Mar 2

    Three Notable Updates on Non-Lawyers Providing Legal Assistance

    Three Notable Updates on Non-Lawyers Providing Legal Assistance
    In the January 2015 issue of the ABA Journal, I had an article about Washington state’s limited license legal technician (LLLT) program, which will formally license non-lawyers to deliver legal services in limited circumstances…
  • Feb 27

    Do Lawyers Have An Ethical Duty To Be Competent in E-Discovery?

    Do Lawyers Have An Ethical Duty To Be Competent in E-Discovery?
    It was big news in 2012 when the American Bar Association amended the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to make clear that lawyers have a duty to be competent in technology. Specifically, the ABA amended the comment to Model Rule 1.1,…
Rank this Week: 716

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
Rank this Week: 936

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 913

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Mar 5

    The Upward Surge of Mankind

    The Upward Surge of Mankind
    Well, ladies and gentlemen, we're not here to indulge in fantasy, but in political and economic reality. America, America has become a second-rate power. Its trade deficit and its fiscal deficit are at nightmare proportions. Now, in the days…
  • Mar 4

    Update: Dr. Mario Saad Asks Court To Reconsider Prior Restraint On Epically Ridiculous Ground

    Update: Dr. Mario Saad Asks Court To Reconsider Prior Restraint On Epically Ridiculous Ground
    Last week I wrote about how a Massachusetts federal court rejected Dr. Mario Saad's bumptious demand for a temporary restraining order forbidding the American Diabetes Association from publishing statements of concern about his scientific…
  • Mar 4

    Darren Wilson and the Benefit of Doubt

    Darren Wilson and the Benefit of Doubt
    The United States Department of Justice has released a prosecution memo explaining how it decided not to bring federal charges against Ferguson Police Department Officer Darren Wilson for shooting Michael Brown. The report is 86 pages long,…
Rank this Week: 494

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    No Consent To General Jurisdiction By Merely Registering To Do Busine

    No Consent To General Jurisdiction By Merely Registering To Do Busine
    Since Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014), severely curtailed general personal jurisdiction, litigation tourist plaintiffs – those who file suit outside of their states of domicile (mostly in so-called litigation…
  • Mar 4

    An Error-free Seventh Circuit Medical Device Case

    An Error-free Seventh Circuit Medical Device Case
    Today is National Grammar Day. Before anyone of our posts goes online, it dashes thorough a gauntlet of reviewers.  Those reviewers collectively possess just the right amount of neurotic fastidiousness to ensure that what emerges is…
  • Mar 3

    A Pleasant Surprise from the Accutane MCL

    A Pleasant Surprise from the Accutane MCL
    A couple of weeks ago, we talked about Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.  We were eagerly anticipating the Best in Show competition, which was slated to feature a Standard Poodle – the breed of our heart – along with a…
Rank this Week: 182

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Single-Letter Trademark Battles: Who Gets the W for “W”?

    Single-Letter Trademark Battles: Who Gets the W for “W”?
    How much trouble can a double-U make?  If you’ve been following this blog over the years, you know the answer: quite a lot. This blog has written extensively on the trials and tribulations that may accompany single-letter trademark…
  • Mar 4

    Deck Stacked Against HOUSE OF CARDS

    Deck Stacked Against HOUSE OF CARDS
    No spoilers here, I promise.  Like many Americans since it was released on Friday, I’ve been binge-watching Season 3 of House of Cards.  If you haven’t watched the program, available only on Netflix, it’s a…
  • Mar 3

    Thoughts on the New Mitchell|Hamline Law School

    Thoughts on the New Mitchell|Hamline Law School
    - Draeke Weseman, Weseman Law Office, PLLC Naming is a tricky business with important marketing and trademark considerations.  Recently, two Minnesota law schools, William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline Law School, took up this…
Rank this Week: 79

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 237

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Some harassment shouldn't be in the eye of the beholder

    Some harassment shouldn't be in the eye of the beholder
    A hostile work environment is hostile for one of two reasons—the alleged misconduct is either severe (overtly offensive), or pervasive (repeatedly offensive). The more severe the misconduct is, the less pervasive it has to be. In this…
  • Mar 4

    My latest column in Workforce: Absolut Commitment to Checking

    My latest column in Workforce: Absolut Commitment to Checking
    In addition to my daily blogging, I also write a monthly column in Workforce Magazine. Here’s my latest from the March edition, discussing the import of the Fair Credit Reporting Act on employment background checks—Absolut…
  • Mar 3

    Transfer as reasonable accommodation?

    Transfer as reasonable accommodation?
    I once worked for a law firm (that shall remain nameless) that put me in a converted utility closet for my office. It was the only associate “office” open near the partners for whom I worked. It was so cramped that I has to turn…
Rank this Week: 78

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 436

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 5

    If It’s Wednesday, We Like the Fed

    If It’s Wednesday, We Like the Fed
    The Department of Justice issues two reports, one condemning the police in Ferguson, Missouri, for racism, and the other concluding that its investigation did not support bringing civil rights charges against Police Officer Darren Wilson for…
  • Mar 5

    Defend, But Only So Much

    Defend, But Only So Much
    The Dersh’s conundrum was obvious: he was accused of heinous conduct in a proceeding where he wasn’t a party, thus precluding him from the opportunity to present a defense.  So he took to the streets to defend his honor and…
  • Mar 4

    Why Would They Lie?

    Why Would They Lie?
    Richard Wesley conducted himself appropriately as a school counselor and child behavioral specialist at the Sixth District Elementary School in Covington, Kentucky.  That’s where he used to work, before he was falsely tarred a…
Rank this Week: 33

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Mar 5

    Rabin on O'Connell

    Rabin on O'Connell
    Bob Rabin (Stanford) has posted to SSRN his contribution to the JTL's O'Connell tribute. Entitled Jeffrey O'Connell and the Compensation Principle in Accident Law: Institutional and Intellectual Perspectives, the abstract provides: In this…
  • Mar 4

    IA: Med Mal Early Offer Program Proposed

    IA: Med Mal Early Offer Program Proposed
    In Iowa, the medical community and trial lawyers have agreed to a voluntary early resolution program for medical malpractice cases; a Senate subcommittee has recommended passage. The bill's "Explanation" section provides: This bill…
  • Mar 3

    GA: Workers Comp-Style Med Mal Reform Bill Re-Introduced

    GA: Workers Comp-Style Med Mal Reform Bill Re-Introduced
    Last year, Georgia debated becoming the first state in the country to reform med mal along the lines of workers comp. The bill failed. Sen. Brandon Beach is introducing a similar bill, Senate Bill 86: Under the proposal, the new...
Rank this Week: 649

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Mar 5

    Court-Appointed Lawyers: Too Busy? Lighten Your Case Load

    Court-Appointed Lawyers: Too Busy? Lighten Your Case Load
    I will not take cases away from the Public Defender Service. How can I take someone’s money when that person is already getting top-notch legal representation for free? I am trying to make a living. But I also have to live with myself.…
  • Mar 3

    Saidi v. U.S.: No Special Findings in Defense-of-Property Case

    Saidi v. U.S.: No Special Findings in Defense-of-Property Case
    You are allowed to use a reasonable amount of force to protect property.  This is true “regardless of any actual or threatened injury to the property by the trespasser.”  Moreover, upon timely request with sufficient…
  • Feb 25

    Three Voices in Writing

    Three Voices in Writing
                            H/T Ken White
Rank this Week: 445

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Mar 5

    Worthwhile Canadian Appellate Decision

    Worthwhile Canadian Appellate Decision
    For years now, I've been fascinated by Canada's Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), which has a domestic trade dispute system that looks a lot like the dispute systems in international trade agreements. I've never been able to generate much…
  • Mar 5

    Is There Anything That Can Be Done About Anti-Dumping?

    Is There Anything That Can Be Done About Anti-Dumping?
    In my view, there's not enough talk about anti-dumping these days. Most people seem to have accepted the status quo, and all the big mega-regional trade talks just ignore it. So, I'm always happy to see that some people still...
  • Mar 3

    Interview With a TPP Critic

    Interview With a TPP Critic
    Having observed critics of trade agreements for around 20 years now, I've often wondered about their precise views. It's clear they don't like trade agreements, but what exactly do they want to see from the trade regime? Some of them...
Rank this Week: 326

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Defending against Employment Lawsuits is far too Expensive

    Defending against Employment Lawsuits is far too Expensive
    My colleague, Chris McKinney has penned an excellent post on the costs of defending against an employment lawsuit. See his post here. As Chris says, far too much money is spent defending against lawsuits that could be settled for $40,000 or…
  • Mar 4

    Federal Judge Overruled and Case is Re-assigned

    Federal Judge Overruled and Case is Re-assigned
    I have written about Judge Lynn Hughes a couple of times. See my prior posts here and here. It is unfortunate, but some judges, even U.S. District Judges, just do not understand their duties. He has been overruled again. This time, the suit…
  • Feb 26

    Award of Attorney’s Fees Against EEOC is Reversed

    Award of Attorney’s Fees Against EEOC is Reversed
    I first wrote about this case a couple of years ago. See my prior post about EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc.  It struck me as a good case, but the court parsed the evidence to make it seem like a weak case. Too, the court…
Rank this Week: 848

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Mar 5

    Health Concern: Daylight Saving Time Loom

    Health Concern: Daylight Saving Time Loom
    Even though it seems like winter this year has been never-ending, the promise of spring is in the air as the wind sweeps across the Great Plains. With the promise of spring also looms an event that affects most everyone nationwide this…
  • Mar 2

    OSHA: Nebraska Construction Company Ignored Safety Requirement

    OSHA: Nebraska Construction Company Ignored Safety Requirement
    OSHA recently wrapped up an investigation that stemmed from a September 2014 incident in Grand Island, Nebraska, where “a 42-year-old worker fell 16 feet to his death and a 25-year-old co-worker suffered serious injuries after their…
  • Feb 26

    NPR: Brain Affects Pain

    NPR: Brain Affects Pain
    Pain and chronic pain is a topic that many of our clients experience as a reality every day. This fairly recent National Public Radio report gives more details about what some of the research shows in reference to the brain and pain. Although…
Rank this Week: 993

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

Covers workers’ compensation law and drug injuries. By Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP.

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Mar 5

    New Law Protects People From Deadly Carbon Monoxide

    New Law Protects People From Deadly Carbon Monoxide
    As an attorney who has practiced in the field of Workers’ Compensation for more than 25 years, I have represented thousands of injured workers, spouses, and families of workers killed on the job. Sadly, many of these deaths and injuries…
  • Mar 2

    Public Employees, Claim Your World Trade Center Disability Law Benefit

    Public Employees, Claim Your World Trade Center Disability Law Benefit
    January 2015 is a milestone for me as it marks my 25th anniversary as an attorney. It is always imperative to keep up with changes in the laws, particularly those impacting injured workers as I focus on Workers’ Compensation claims. I…
  • Feb 2

    James Brown and Attorney/Client Relation

    James Brown and Attorney/Client Relation
    Artist James Brown Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. If you haven’t seen the recent movie or HBO documentary on James Brown, you should check it out. He made me think about these…
Rank this Week: 988

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 5

    On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law

    On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law
    Marek Martyniszyn (Queen's Belfast) and Maciej Bernatt (Warsaw) describe On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law. ABSTRACT: January 2015 marks entry into force of the 2014 Amendment Act, reforming Poland’s…
  • Mar 5

    Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective

    Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective
    Frederic Marty has a new paper (in French) on Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective. ABSTRACT: A lot of cases had arouse in the past decade about agreements between regional airports and low-cost…
  • Mar 5

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market
    Daniel S. Hosken, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and Steven Tenn, Charles River Associates analyze Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Markets. ABSTRACT: In this essay, we describe antitrust analysis of…
Rank this Week: 26

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Covers bankruptcy, debt collection, and foreclosures. By Christine Wilton.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Mar 5

    Attorney’s Fees in Chapter 13 Cases To Increase Under the RARA

    Attorney’s Fees in Chapter 13 Cases To Increase Under the RARA
    I am a member of the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney’s Association (“CDCBAA”) and have served as a member of the board of directors for this group for the past three (3) years. I have also participated in one…
  • Feb 23

    Pros and Cons of Bankruptcy as Debt Relief

    Pros and Cons of Bankruptcy as Debt Relief
    No one wants to file for bankruptcy.  I know it and so do you.  I read the scathing comments about good people who struggle with debt and their perceived “moral” obligation to repay their debts.  I also enjoy…
  • Feb 16

    Help For Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding

    Help For Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding
    If you are served a Summons and Complaint during your bankruptcy case you MUST take action to protect your rights.  You cannot ignore court papers and should seek the advice of an attorney immediately, or you may lose your rights and be…
Rank this Week: 329

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    DHS Funding bill passed!

    DHS Funding bill passed!
    On Tuesday, March 3rd, the House of Representatives passed a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through to the end of the fiscal year (September 30, 2015)! It was a clear bill sent over from the Senate and had no…
  • Mar 5

    DHS Funding bill passed!

    DHS Funding bill passed!
    On Tuesday, March 3rd, the House of Representatives passed a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through to the end of the fiscal year (September 30, 2015)! It was a clear bill sent over from the Senate and had no…
  • Mar 4

    BALCA Reverses Denial, Finds Prevailing Wage Variance De Minimu

    BALCA Reverses Denial, Finds Prevailing Wage Variance De Minimu
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently overturned the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Computer SW Engineers, Applications.” After receiving &…
Rank this Week: 890

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Mar 5

    An Interesting Look at the Characteristics of Insider Trader

    An Interesting Look at the Characteristics of Insider Trader
    For the past several years, insider trading has been one of the hottest topics in world of corporate and securities law. The controversy that has followed Second Circuit’s December 2014 dismissal of the insider trading convictions of…
  • Mar 2

    The New Zealand Edition

    The New Zealand Edition
    The D&O Diary continued its South Pacific sojourn over the weekend with a short stop in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, for meetings and for a brief look around. Auckland is located on New Zealand’s Northern Island,…
  • Feb 27

    Cornerstone Research Releases 2014 M&A Litigation Report

    Cornerstone Research Releases 2014 M&A Litigation Report
    According to the latest report from Cornerstone Research, during 2014, over 90 percent of M&A transactions resulting in at least one lawsuit, but each deal attracted a smaller average number of lawsuits and in fewer jurisdictions than in…
Rank this Week: 346

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Mar 5

    Just 6 Months for Sexual Abuse

    Just 6 Months for Sexual Abuse
    The Daily News reported the tragic sexual abuse of a vulnerable nursing home resident.  The nurse who sexually abused the resident t with dementia took a plea deal that’ll send him behind bars for just six months.  Nanic…
  • Mar 4

    Lack of Staffing Led to Pelvic Fracture

    Lack of Staffing Led to Pelvic Fracture
    Oregon Live reported the recent lawsuit filed by David E. Pattison for neglect at Avamere Crestview of Portland.  Pattison was under doctor’s orders not to walk after back surgery, so he checked into Avamere.  The first…
  • Mar 3

    Reduce Unnecessary Medication

    Reduce Unnecessary Medication
    The New York Times reported that Federal investigators say they have found evidence of widespread overuse of psychiatric drugs by older Americans with Alzheimer’s disease, and are recommending that Medicare officials take immediate…
Rank this Week: 70

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Mar 5

    New Suit Claims Helmets Turn Firefighters Into Bobblehead

    New Suit Claims Helmets Turn Firefighters Into Bobblehead
    Every day, police officers, firefighters, and other first responders face the difficult job of protecting our well-being.  They are often placed in harm’s way with nothing to protect them other than their government…
  • Mar 4

    Cadbury Eggs Alive And Well In America This Holiday Season

    Cadbury Eggs Alive And Well In America This Holiday Season
    With Easter approaching, store shelves are quickly becoming stocked with products seeking to profit off of the season.  One such product is the iconic chocolate-covered, fondant-filled eggs known as Cadbury Creme Eggs.  For whatever…
  • Mar 3

    $500,000 Judgment In Barking Dog Suit Is Not What It Seem

    $500,000 Judgment In Barking Dog Suit Is Not What It Seem
    “Family could lose house over $500,000 barking dog lawsuit.”  That’s certainly an attention grabbing headline.  A $500,000 judgment over a barking dog?  What jury went off the rails with this…
Rank this Week: 213

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 662

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Act of God?

    Act of God?
    Let us return, briefly, to the Peach Tree State where they keep deciding not to kill Kelly Gissendaner for reasons that have nothing to do with their urgent desire to kill Kelly Gissendaner.You'll recall that she was to be killed Wednesday…
  • Feb 28

    Perilously Close

    Perilously Close
    Linda Carty is on death row in Texas, convicted of the abduction and murder of her neighbor, Joana Rodriguez.  Lise Olsen in the Houston Chronicle:Her conviction rested on the prosecution's theory that Carty, a former school teacher from…
  • Feb 25

    One Killing that Didn't Happen and One Killing that Won't

    One Killing that Didn't Happen and One Killing that Won't
    First to Georgia where the Board of Pardons and Paroles said it reviewed the record and the pleas from lawyers and 21 witnesses.  And then offered Kelly Gissendaner the finger.Die, bitch! Fuck you!Which would seem to have ended…
Rank this Week: 319

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Alabama Supreme Court Upholds State's Tuition and Scholarship Tax Credit Law

    Alabama Supreme Court Upholds State's Tuition and Scholarship Tax Credit Law
    In Magee v. Boyd, (AL Sup. Ct., March 2, 2015), the Alabama Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality under the state constitution of Alabama's law creating a refundable income tax credit to parent of students in failing schools to be…
  • Mar 5

    District Court Invalidates Nebraska Bans on Same-Sex Marriage

    District Court Invalidates Nebraska Bans on Same-Sex Marriage
    In Waters v. Ricketts, (D NE, March 2, 2015), a Nebraska federal district court issued a preliminary injunction, effective March 9, prohibiting enforcement of the state's laws that bar same-sex marriage and recognition of same-sex…
  • Mar 5

    6th Circuit En Banc Hears Arguments In Arab Festival Proselytization Case

    6th Circuit En Banc Hears Arguments In Arab Festival Proselytization Case
    Yesterday the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, heard oral arguments in Bible Believers vs Wayne County. (Audio of full oral arguments.)  In the case, a 3-judge panel last year, in a 2-1 decision, affirmed the…
Rank this Week: 62

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Mar 5

    Finding a Thief: Personal Red Flags of Fraud

    Finding a Thief: Personal Red Flags of Fraud
    As victims of occupational fraud reflect on crimes committed against their companies, they wonder if there were any signs that a fraud was occurring. They wonder how a trusted employee could steal from the company. Sadly, frauds are committed…
  • Mar 4

    Essential Oils Scam: NOT a Medical Treatment

    Essential Oils Scam: NOT a Medical Treatment
    Social media has been exploding over the last year with claims that essential oils have cured all sorts of diseases and illnesses. Obviously, this is a total scam. Even worse, essential oils are being pushed through multi-level marketing…
  • Feb 27

    Divorce Financials: The Lifestyle Analysis and the Search for Hidden Income or Asset

    Divorce Financials: The Lifestyle Analysis and the Search for Hidden Income or Asset
    Tracy explains the purpose of a lifestyle analysis in a divorce case, and the process used to analyze the family’s finances. The lifestyle analysis may be used to determine how much money is required to continue living the lifestyle the…
Rank this Week: 34

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Mar 5

    Victims of Crime and the Justice System: Where are their rights?

    Victims of Crime and the Justice System: Where are their rights?
    While many of our rights and freedoms are entrenched in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Charter seemingly reflects the time period of that in which it was drafted. At the time the Charter was written, there was...
  • Mar 4

    The Right to be Tried Within a Reasonable Time

    The Right to be Tried Within a Reasonable Time
    Imagine that you were charged with an offence. In addition to the confusion, anger and perhaps the guilt you would experience, what about the process itself? Would you want the process to be drawn out? To have the charges hanging...
  • Mar 3

    Tuition in US Law Schools!!

    Tuition in US Law Schools!!
    Elite law schools' tuition has now reached $55,000: Tuition at U.S. law schools continues to increase even as demand for law degrees declines. And the increases are particularly pronounced at the elite schools that send the most graduates…
Rank this Week: 559

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Mar 5

    Thoughts on the oral argument in In re Cipro Cases I & II

    Thoughts on the oral argument in In re Cipro Cases I & II
    On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, I attended the oral argument in In re Cipro Cases I & II, No. S198616. (See this post for more on the case.) The argument was extremely interesting, and very well handled by both sides....
  • Mar 3

    Oral argument preview: In re Cipro Cases I & II

    Oral argument preview: In re Cipro Cases I & II
    This morning at 9:00 a.m. in San Francisco, the Court will hear oral argument in In re Cipro Cases I & II, No. S198616. This case involves some interesting questions of antitrust law as well as a sleeper UCL issue....
  • Mar 2

    New class certification opinion: Mies v. Sephora U.S.A., Inc.

    New class certification opinion: Mies v. Sephora U.S.A., Inc.
    In Mies v. Sephora U.S.A., Inc., ___ Cal.App.4th ___ (Feb. 2, 2015; pub. ord. Feb. 26, 2015), the Court of Appeal (First Appellate District, Division One) affirmed an order denying class certification in an employee misclassification case.…
Rank this Week: 737

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Mar 5

    On the Terror of Renting Your Home

    On the Terror of Renting Your Home
    Penny Anderson on the feelings of insecurity that arise when tenure is insecure: My bedroom has three dirty, off-white walls (magnolia – the blandness of choice for buy to let rentiers) while one (just one) wall is a vibrant, intrusive...
  • Mar 5

    Layard & Milling on Protest and the Planning Proce

    Layard & Milling on Protest and the Planning Proce
    Antonia Layard (Bristol) & Jane Milling (Independent) have posted Creative Place-Making: Where Legal Geography Meets Legal Consciousness (Book Chapter) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: This chapter investigates how creative participation in…
  • Mar 5

    Eagle on Engineering Urban Densification

    Eagle on Engineering Urban Densification
    Steven Eagle (George Mason) has posted On Engineering Urban Densification (Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: City planning in America began as a Progressive Era exercise, intended to pre-serve…
Rank this Week: 220

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 15

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 132

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Union, Environmental Group Say Dozens of Nuclear Workers Suffering from Toxic Materials Exposure

    Union, Environmental Group Say Dozens of Nuclear Workers Suffering from Toxic Materials Exposure
    Evidence “strongly suggests a causal link between chemical vapor releases and subsequent health effects" at a Washington facility, according to a recent report. (Ellery / Wikimedia Commons)Since March 2014, nearly 60 workers at the…
  • Mar 5

    The Extra Cost Of Extra Weight For Older Adult

    The Extra Cost Of Extra Weight For Older Adult
    Today's post was shared by Kaiser Health News and comes from kaiserhealthnews.org Bayou La Batre calls itself the seafood capital of Alabama. Residents here depend on fishing and shrimping for their livelihood, and when they sit down to eat,…
  • Mar 5

    Injured Workers Suffer As 'Reforms' Limit Workers' Compensation Benefit

    Injured Workers Suffer As 'Reforms' Limit Workers' Compensation Benefit
    Jeff Swensen for ProPublica Dennis Whedbee's crew was rushing to prepare an oil well for pumping on the Sweet Grass Woman lease site, a speck of dusty plains rich with crude in Mandaree, N.D.It was getting late that September afternoon in…
Rank this Week: 684

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Mar 5

    ISS’ Equity Plan Scorecard: 3 New FAQs Added

    ISS’ Equity Plan Scorecard: 3 New FAQs Added
    A few days ago, ISS released the following three new FAQs to its “Equity Plan Scorecard FAQs” (so there were 20 FAQs before; now there are 23): FAQ #11: Are there additional factors that could result in a recommendation on an…
  • Mar 4

    Disclosure Usability: GE’s Next-Gen 10-K!

    Disclosure Usability: GE’s Next-Gen 10-K!
    In an effort to entice more investors to read it, General Electric has overhauled its Form 10-K this year – and the final product is quite impressive. In a nutshell, the company has applied its enhanced usability principles that it…
  • Mar 3

    Shareholder Proposals: Another Flip-Flop? “Upon Further Reflection”

    Shareholder Proposals: Another Flip-Flop? “Upon Further Reflection”
    Here’s my reaction when I learned of this new development: It looks like the Corp Fin Staff has reversed course on a line of proposals that asks the board to adopt a policy that the board chair shall be an independent director who is…
Rank this Week: 228

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Mar 5

    Rocky Mountain Public Adjuster Conference Set for March 13, 2015

    Rocky Mountain Public Adjuster Conference Set for March 13, 2015
    The Rocky Mountain Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (RMAPIA) is having an educational conference approved for Colorado and Idaho CE credit (pending credit in Montana, Utah and Wyoming). It will be held at The University Club in…
  • Mar 4

    FEMA's Rush to Resolve Sandy Fraud Issues May Only Scratch the Surface

    FEMA's Rush to Resolve Sandy Fraud Issues May Only Scratch the Surface
    Unless you have been consciously trying to avoid it, you cannot help but know that is going on regarding Hurricane Sandy and the engineering fraud that seems to have run rampant in the claims handling process. FEMA has not stepped into the…
  • Mar 4

    Coast Guardsman Takes Control of Superstorm Sandy Claim

    Coast Guardsman Takes Control of Superstorm Sandy Claim
    FEMA officials appointed a person familiar with taking control of emergency situations when they appointed a retired United States Coast Guardsman to take control of the Superstorm Sandy mess. The mess was largely created by WYO “Dogs…
Rank this Week: 217

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Cost of Being Society

    Cost of Being Society
    I haven't yet checked into the Workers' Compensation Research Institute's annual conference in Boston this morning, but I'm sure the attendees will have the latest scathing reports about workers' compensation published by ProPublica and the…
  • Mar 4

    Non-Competitive Damage

    Non-Competitive Damage
    If workers' compensation benefits were adequate to satisfy Nina Pham, would she still pursue a civil lawsuit against the parent company of her employer?Pham was the first nurse infected with Ebola in the United States. She contracted the…
  • Mar 3

    Employee Opt Out

    Employee Opt Out
    Texas and Oklahoma permit employers to opt out of participating in those state workers' compensation systems. A bill in Tennessee is pending on the same topic, and I suspect that this is a trend that will spread to many other states over the…
Rank this Week: 584

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Precedential No. 6: "PMONEY" Confusable with "POPMONEY" for Electronic Funds Transfer, Says TTAB

    Precedential No. 6: "PMONEY" Confusable with "POPMONEY" for Electronic Funds Transfer, Says TTAB
    The Board highly commended the parties for choosing to resolve this Section 2(d) opposition via the ACR regime. The parties agreed to forego discovery and disclosures, and submitted stipulations of facts and briefs with attached evidence,…
  • Mar 4

    CAFC Affirms TTAB: a Service Mark is Not in "Use" Until the Services are Rendered

    CAFC Affirms TTAB: a Service Mark is Not in "Use" Until the Services are Rendered
    The CAFC affirmed a decision of the TTAB (here) that ordered cancellation of a registration for the mark PLAYDOM for certain entertainment services. The appellate court agreed with the Board that the registration was void ab initio…
  • Mar 3

    TTAB Posts March 2015 Hearing Schedule

    TTAB Posts March 2015 Hearing Schedule
    The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled eight (VIII) oral hearings for the month of March, as listed below. Seven of the hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building, in Alexandria, Virginia. The hearing in the…
Rank this Week: 474

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Mar 5

    Not Business as Usual for In-House Counsel

    Not Business as Usual for In-House Counsel
    Anton R. Valukas, for Jenner & Block, Report to Board of Directors of General Motors Company Regarding Ignition Switch Recalls (2014).W. Bradley WendelOne of the most interesting things written about professional responsibility in 2014 is…
  • Mar 4

    Big Data and Deterrence

    Big Data and Deterrence
    Zenon Zabinski and Bernard Black, The Deterrent Effect of Tort Law: Evidence from Medical Malpractice Reform, available at SSRN.Nora EngstromIn a provocative new piece, Zenon Zabinski and Bernard Black address one of the most stubborn…
  • Mar 3

    So Who, at the End of the Day, Owns Google (or Apple, or Microsoft, or Pfizer…)?

    So Who, at the End of the Day, Owns Google (or Apple, or Microsoft, or Pfizer…)?
    Chris William Sanchirico, As American as Apple Inc.: International Tax and Ownership Nationality, 68 Tax. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Omri MarianAs I was sitting down to draft this review of Chris Sanchirico’s paper, I…
Rank this Week: 331

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Mar 5

    IO Hawk - Wish I'd Had One Of These In Las Vega

    IO Hawk - Wish I'd Had One Of These In Las Vega
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Mar 5

    Gear VR Store Offering Paid App

    Gear VR Store Offering Paid App
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Mar 5

    HTC Vive - You Will Need A HoloDeck

    HTC Vive - You Will Need A HoloDeck
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 289

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Florida Distribution Agreements for Alcohol and Other Product

    Florida Distribution Agreements for Alcohol and Other Product
    If you are importing alcohol to the United States and you are applying for, or have received, and alcohol import license, then you have the option of applying for a Florida distribution license as well. You also have the option of entering…
  • Mar 3

    Florida Registered Agent for Your Home Busine

    Florida Registered Agent for Your Home Busine
    Who is the Florida registered agent for your home business? Does this comply with Florida law? The State of Florida requires that all companies maintain a registered agent that is open to the public during business hours and able to accept…
  • Feb 26

    Avoid the Rent Monster with a Florida Investment Property

    Avoid the Rent Monster with a Florida Investment Property
    A Florida residential or commercial investment property is a great way to make money while living in or using a property instead of feeding the rent monster. The rent monster eats your rent money every month because instead of turning that…
Rank this Week: 869

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 438

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Mar 5

    Snowden Still A Traitor, Now Talks Like a Loser Too

    Snowden Still A Traitor, Now Talks Like a Loser Too
    “I would love to go back and face a fair trial, but unfortunately … there is no fair trial available, on offer right now,” Snowden told the Canadian media. Who does this fellow think he is? He’s been in Russia one day…
  • Feb 22

    Trouble Brewing in Nicaragua

    Trouble Brewing in Nicaragua
    If an American corporation engaged in unlawful property confiscations in rural areas of Nicaragua, with the full cooperation of the Nicaraguan military, it would be front page news at the New York Times and other progressive news…
  • Feb 20

    Whitewashing & Policy Laundering Cuban Terrorism

    Whitewashing & Policy Laundering Cuban Terrorism
    Terrorism experts and other federal officials at the State Department and other agencies, as they do every year, are preparing a terrorism report for the Congress. Due in the spring by April 30, U.S.-Cuba policy watchers are paying…
Rank this Week: 397

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Mar 5

    Future Perfect: Staged Business Planning for Law Firm

    Future Perfect: Staged Business Planning for Law Firm
    This is probably wishful thinking, but wouldn’t it be nice if every solo practitioner and small law firm had a business plan? I mean, mostly nice for them. Probably not for their competitors ... or for me. I’ve become somewhat…
  • Mar 4

    Law Firm Leaders on Twitter: Pros and Con

    Law Firm Leaders on Twitter: Pros and Con
    Leading a law firm is often compared to being the chief herder at a cat ranch. On the communications front, the managing partners at a law firm are challenged not only with what to say to their colleagues and clients but when and how to say…
  • Mar 3

    Who Cares About Martindale-Hubbell?

    Who Cares About Martindale-Hubbell?
    There was a time when a sizable listing and an AV Peer Review rating in the Martindale-Hubbell directory was a lawyer's key to an endless flow of high-class clients. And today plenty of cash is still spent on premium listings in legal…
Rank this Week: 276

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Mar 5

    Bill Would Authorize Payments For Commercial Loan Referral

    Bill Would Authorize Payments For Commercial Loan Referral
    California State Senator Marty Block has introduced a bill, SB 197, that would authorize a licensed finance lender to compensate an unlicensed person or company in connection with the referral of one or more prospective borrowers to the…
  • Mar 4

    Are LLC Interests Securities in California?

    Are LLC Interests Securities in California?
    Does California consider membership interests in a limited liability company to be securities?  There are two correct answers to this question – yes and no. As I discussed a few years back, the California Corporate Securities Law…
  • Mar 3

    Does Former Officer Have An Obligation To Turn Over Whistleblower Award?

    Does Former Officer Have An Obligation To Turn Over Whistleblower Award?
    Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced “a whistleblower award payout between $475,000 and $575,000 to a former company officer who reported original, high-quality information about a securities fraud that…
Rank this Week: 222