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MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    On the Mileage-Based Road Fee Highway: Young at (Tax) Heart?

    On the Mileage-Based Road Fee Highway: Young at (Tax) Heart?
    Though I’ve never tried to calculate which topic has been the subject of the most MauledAgain commentaries, certainly my strong support for mileage-based road fees is a candidate for topping the list. If it doesn’t, it’s not…
  • May 2

    Is Basic Math Enough?

    Is Basic Math Enough?
    One of my second cousins once removed shared on Facebook a meme apparently originating in a tweet by Sage Boggs and then posted by George Takei. The meme states “I’m glad I learned about parallelograms instead of how to do taxes.…
  • Apr 29

    Can Mischaracterizing an Undesired Tax Backfire?

    Can Mischaracterizing an Undesired Tax Backfire?
    A little more than a month ago, in Soda Tax Debate Bubbles Up, I noted that I had heard a radio spot on a local radio station seeking support in opposition to the soda tax proposed by Philadelphia’s mayor. I explained:What had caught my…
Rank this Week: 936

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • May 4

    National Star Wars Day

    National Star Wars Day
    A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, a few nuggets of wisdom were passed along by the beloved green Jedi Master Yoda. Although you may not be destined to save the galaxy from the dark side, Yoda’s advice (in the context of estate…
  • May 3

    May is National Elder Law Month

    May is National Elder Law Month
    May is National Elder Law Month and an occasion for community events and client outreach. Many elder law attorneys use May as an opportunity to give presentations to local community groups, hold open houses or participate in local bar…
  • May 2

    Saddle Up For Boot Camp – Why You Don’t Want to Miss This One

    Saddle Up For Boot Camp – Why You Don’t Want to Miss This One
    When was the last time you worked ON your estate planning law practice, rather than working IN your estate planning law practice? That’s what we thought.If you are a relatively new practitioner, the idea of working on your practice is not…
Rank this Week: 527

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 428

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 219

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    May the 4th be with you! (UPDATED)

    May the 4th be with you! (UPDATED)
    Happy Star Wars Day!Judge Rosenbaum has an interesting opinion about a bad cop here.  From the intro:Defendant-Appellant Timothy Filbeck was a lieutenant with the Butts County Sheriff’s Office. When his house was foreclosed upon,…
  • May 2

    FBI stops plot to bomb Aventura temple

    FBI stops plot to bomb Aventura temple
    Mag court should be interesting today. Judge Turnoff is presiding. The Herald has more here:A Hollywood man was arrested Friday night by FBI agents while he was attempting to carry out an explosive attack on an Aventura synagogue, according…
  • Apr 29

    "not Quam ghu'vam, IoD!"

    "not Quam ghu'vam, IoD!"
    That's Klingon for, "This will not stand, man!" And it's in the amicus brief arguing that you can't copyright Klingon.The Recorder has more:To say the filing is colorful doesn't do it justice. Submitted by Marc Randazza of Las Vegas-based…
Rank this Week: 194

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/
  • May 4

    Transgender bathrooms is a solution in search of a problem

    Transgender bathrooms is a solution in search of a problem
    In the blogging world, when you snooze, you lose. Yesterday, my fellow bloggers were all over the EEOC’s publication of guidance on bathroom access for transgender employees: Eric Meyer’s Employer Handbook Blog: Not letting…
  • May 3

    Looks like the DOL just put its new salary test on the discount rack

    Looks like the DOL just put its new salary test on the discount rack
    It’s been a few weeks since we last peeked in on the DOL’s upcoming increase for teh FLSA’s salary test (Winter is coming … for the FLSA’s salary test). It’s long been expected that the DOL would increase…
  • May 2

    Maternity leave vs. “Me-ternity” Leave, and what it means for work-life balance

    Maternity leave vs. “Me-ternity” Leave, and what it means for work-life balance
    I read with great interest the following story in the New York Post, entitled, “I want all the perks of maternity leave — without having any kids.” The story, written by Meghann Foye, a self-professed overworked, yet…
Rank this Week: 174

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: 263

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 4

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    Coverage relating to the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, its effect on the Court, and the nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to succeed him comes from Hanna Trudo of Politico, who reports on comments by President Barack Obama to news…
  • May 3

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Hartley v. Sanchez 15-1281 Issue: Whether individual detectives and an investigator are entitled to qualified immunity from a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claim for malicious prosecution based on…
  • May 3

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On May 11 at 1 p.m., the State & Local Legal Center will host a discussion on decisions of the Roberts Court that have affected state and local governments. Speakers will include this blog’s Tom Goldstein, Adam Liptak, and David…
Rank this Week: 11

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • May 4

    Do repeat C-sections put the health of babies at risk?

    Do repeat C-sections put the health of babies at risk?
    Pregnant women who have delivered a baby via cesarean section in the past are faced with the decision of how to give birth to their next child. Mothers are likely to opt for another C-section over a vaginal delivery due to the risk of…
  • May 2

    Mother files negligence lawsuit against doctors for son’s birth injury

    Mother files negligence lawsuit against doctors for son’s birth injury
    A mother has filed a lawsuit against a number of physicians at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, where her son was born in 2003. She alleges that they were negligent in failing to exercise reasonable care in rendering medical treatment, and that…
  • Apr 29

    Injured worker entitled to wage-differential award in spite of income

    Injured worker entitled to wage-differential award in spite of income
    An Illinois Appellate court ruled that an injured stationary engineer can receive a wage differential award as compensation for her diminished earning capacity in spite of the fact that she did not suffer a decline in income. Kathy Jenkins…
Rank this Week: 530

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/
  • May 4

    Medical Marijuana Recalled over Pesticide Use

    Medical Marijuana Recalled over Pesticide Use
    Medical marijuana is very much a drug that can help millions of patients who often have tried many United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs and saw no major relief.  However, marijuana is not like these…
  • May 1

    Medical Marijuana is Kosher for Passover

    Medical Marijuana is Kosher for Passover
    According to a recent news feature from The Right Prospective, the head Rabbi of Orthodox Judaism in New York City has declared that smoking medical marijuana, or eating medical marijuana products is kosher for Passover. The first thing to…
  • Apr 30

    DEA Moves to Recognize Smoking Marijuana as Medical Research

    DEA Moves to Recognize Smoking Marijuana as Medical Research
    While it may seem to odd to most people that U.S. law considers medical marijuana and cannabis in general to be among the most dangerous and addictive drugs available, much of that has to do with fact that Congress was (and still…
Rank this Week: 171

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 926

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Muslim Woman Sues Long Beach Police Over Forced Removal of Hijab

    Muslim Woman Sues Long Beach Police Over Forced Removal of Hijab
    A suit was filed last week in federal district court in California against the city of Long Beach and its police by a Muslim woman who says that her hijab (headscarf) was forcefully removed while she was being booked by police and held…
  • May 4

    Suit Charges Rabbi With Sexual Abuse of High School Boy

    Suit Charges Rabbi With Sexual Abuse of High School Boy
    AP reports on a federal court lawsuit filed yesterday in Connecticut by 28-year old Eliyahu Mirlis against Rabbi Daniel Greer and the Jewish high school and elementary school that the rabbi heads.  The suit alleges that between…
  • May 4

    Suit Claims Employer Required Watching of Scientology Based Video

    Suit Claims Employer Required Watching of Scientology Based Video
    Yesterday's Las Vegas Review-Journal reported on an employment discrimination lawsuit filed April 26 against Real Water, a water bottling company owned by a member of the Nevada legislature.  Former "brand ambassador" Grecia…
Rank this Week: 17

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 212

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • May 4

    For-Profit Nursing Homes = Inferior Care

    For-Profit Nursing Homes = Inferior Care
    CBC News reported that for-profit nursing homes provide “inferior” care to seniors, and evidence is strong enough for policy makers to pay attention.  The finding came from a new paper published in the peer-reviewed…
  • May 3

    Pay CNAs Their True Value

    Pay CNAs Their True Value
    The Boston Globe had a great editorial on the lack of pay for nursing home caregivers related to their true value. CNAs who provide 95% of the direct care to most nursing home residents only get paid on average $11-an-hour in…
  • May 2

    No. 3 killer in the U.S.: Preventable Medical Error

    No. 3 killer in the U.S.: Preventable Medical Error
    HealthcareITNews reported the sad but predictable report showing that deaths caused by medical mistakes is at an all time high.  Preventable medical errors persist as the No. 3 killer in the U.S. – third only to heart disease and…
Rank this Week: 175

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • May 4

    How the Garland Confirmation Hearing Might Go--And What That Mean

    How the Garland Confirmation Hearing Might Go--And What That Mean
    by Michael Dorf My students and I finished our Federal Courts syllabus a little early, so for our final class of the semester we tried something different. Because the Senate apparently will not hold a confirmation hearing for Judge…
  • May 3

    Prince

    Prince
    by Neil H. BuchananI am currently in Australia, about to begin what amounts to a speaking tour of universities here and in New Zealand.  Because I have been immersing myself in policy wonkery to prepare for those talks, I need a change…
  • May 2

    Sentience and Honorary Membership in the Club of the Morally Entitled

    Sentience and Honorary Membership in the Club of the Morally Entitled
    By Sherry F. ColbMichael and I recently appeared on the Our Hen House podcast to talk about our new book, Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights. In the course of the interview, Michael mentioned a challenge that we regularly…
Rank this Week: 693

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: 43

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/
  • May 4

    Kinded Soul

    Kinded Soul
    A new exhibitor to WorkCompCentral's Comp Laude is Kindred Healthcare.I didn't know much about this organization. I figured it was like most other health care organizations in work comp with doctors, nurses, billings, liens, etc.But curiosity…
  • May 3

    Don't Stand By

    Don't Stand By
    Earlier this year WorkCompCentral published "The Uncompensated Worker: Financial Impact of Work Comp on Households" which reviewed from a very broad perspective the effect an industrial injury has on the prototypical American blue collar…
  • May 2

    Why Work Comp

    Why Work Comp
    Along with changing its image and brand, the International Association of Industrial Accidents Boards and Commissions (aka IAIABC as part of its brand identity realignment) is publishing a new magazine that it says should challenge…
Rank this Week: 778

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 753

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • May 4

    How to Involve Compensation Committees in M&A-Related Decision

    How to Involve Compensation Committees in M&A-Related Decision
    Here’s an excerpt from this Willis Towers Watson memo: Most importantly, the compensation committee should be involved in the design and execution of acquisition-related executive compensation programs in order to maximize the…
  • May 3

    A Novel One: Gannett’s “Just Vote No” Campaign = Merger Talks?

    A Novel One: Gannett’s “Just Vote No” Campaign = Merger Talks?
    Is it novel for a wannabe acquiror to put pressure on a target by running a ‘withhold’ campaign? Yes, it’s very unusual. There may have been others, but not that I can think of. The intro from this WSJ article explains the…
  • May 2

    Webcast: “M&A Research – Nuts & Bolts”

    Webcast: “M&A Research – Nuts & Bolts”
    Tune in tomorrow for the webcast – “M&A Research: Nuts & Bolts” – to hear Cooley’s Mutya Harsch; Wachtell Lipton’s Susan Hesse; White & Case’s Dan Kessler; Foley & Lardner’s Ben…
Rank this Week: 750

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 246

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • May 4

    A Quick Bleg

    A Quick Bleg
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Does anyone have an idea of what would be a fair hourly rate for someone to cite-check — both for substance and for accuracy of citation — a leading international law treatise published by a…
  • May 3

    Thoughts on Jens’s Post about the Kunduz Attack

    Thoughts on Jens’s Post about the Kunduz Attack
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller I read with great interest Jens’s excellent post about whether the US attack on the MSF hospital in Kunduz was a war crime. I agree with much of what he says, particularly about the…
  • May 2

    What the European Convention on Human Rights Has Actually Done For You

    What the European Convention on Human Rights Has Actually Done For You
    by Patrick Wall by Patrick Wall [Patrick Wall is studying for an LL.M. in International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, as the Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies Scholar in International Law.] Last…
Rank this Week: 250

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: 6

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

Covers the impact of relationship laws on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Will the real parents please stand up?

    Will the real parents please stand up?
    Almost every day, I have to advise clients about whether they are or they are not parents under the Family Law Act. Sometimes this is because they have undertaken surrogacy, or because they have had IVF. It was always so simple before the…
  • May 2

    Thank you to the 350,000 people who have viewed my blog!

    Thank you to the 350,000 people who have viewed my blog!
    When I started this blog back in 2007, I didn't know whether it would work and whether anyone would care for it. But I thought I would just give it a go and see what happened. As they say- suck it and see. To my amazement, Google say that…
  • Apr 26

    Baby Gammy judgment delivered

    Baby Gammy judgment delivered
    Just over a week ago, Chief Judge Thackray of the Family Court of Western Australia delivered the Baby Gammy judgment. Or to put it more accurately, delivered the Baby Pipah judgment. You remember the story. Mr Farnell (a convicted sex…
Rank this Week: 880

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • May 4

    Women Lawyers Create Their Own Agenda

    Women Lawyers Create Their Own Agenda
    Last Friday, dozens of women gathered at the San Francisco offices of Seyfarth Shaw for the first Shape the Law unconference. No, no. You didn’t misread, and that isn’t a typo. Popular in the technology world, an unconference…
  • May 4

    Women Lawyers Create Their Own Agenda

    Women Lawyers Create Their Own Agenda
    Last Friday, dozens of women gathered at the San Francisco offices of Seyfarth Shaw for the first Shape the Law unconference. No, no. You didn’t misread, and that isn’t a typo. Popular in the technology world, an unconference…
  • May 3

    Three Simple Steps to Smarter Advertising Decision

    Three Simple Steps to Smarter Advertising Decision
    Information sitting in your law firm's case management software can help you make better-informed marketing decisions — including where and when to advertise. Most firms have the information they need. It's just a matter of making a…
Rank this Week: 245

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers managing and growing your law practice, with a focus on technology, marketing, and management. By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, Joan Feldman and Mark Feldman.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com
  • May 4

    Women Lawyers Create Their Own Agenda

    Women Lawyers Create Their Own Agenda
    Last Friday, dozens of women gathered at the San Francisco offices of Seyfarth Shaw for the first Shape the Law unconference. No, no. You didn’t misread, and that isn’t a typo. Popular in the technology world, an unconference…
  • May 4

    Women Lawyers Create Their Own Agenda

    Women Lawyers Create Their Own Agenda
    Last Friday, dozens of women gathered at the San Francisco offices of Seyfarth Shaw for the first Shape the Law unconference. No, no. You didn’t misread, and that isn’t a typo. Popular in the technology world, an unconference…
  • May 3

    Three Simple Steps to Smarter Advertising Decision

    Three Simple Steps to Smarter Advertising Decision
    Information sitting in your law firm's case management software can help you make better-informed marketing decisions — including where and when to advertise. Most firms have the information they need. It's just a matter of making a…
Rank this Week: 615

South Carolina Child Injury Lawyer…

South Carolina Child Injury Lawyer Blog

By Howell and Christmas, LLC.

http://www.howellandchristmas.com/blog
  • May 4

    How Soon Should I Go Back to Work After an Injury?

    How Soon Should I Go Back to Work After an Injury?
    If you have been injured at work, you may think that you are ready to get back to business. While you very well may be on the mend, you are questioning whether the time is right to start punching the clock again. Here are some things to…
  • May 2

    Worst Occupations for Hearing Lo

    Worst Occupations for Hearing Lo
    A recent report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that more than one out of eight workers that experiences on-the-job noise on a regular basis suffers from some type of hearing impairment.Researchers studied…
  • Apr 29

    A Look at Silicosi

    A Look at Silicosi
    Silicosis is a preventable but potentially fatal lung disease. It is caused by inhaling silica (crystalline silicon dioxide) particles. Because quartz, a crystalline silica, is so abundant in the earth’s crust, workers in a wide range…
Rank this Week: 681

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/
  • May 4

    Is Forced Speech In Responding To Staff Comment Letters Inaccurate Speech?

    Is Forced Speech In Responding To Staff Comment Letters Inaccurate Speech?
    In 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that all comment letters would request that the issuer include the so-called “Tandy Letter”.  Thus, all staff comment letters include a request for a written statement…
  • May 3

    Simple Majority Voting And The Magna Carta

    Simple Majority Voting And The Magna Carta
    Some activists are continuing to submit stockholder proposals seeking the implementation of “simple majority voting”.  For example,  Morgan Stanley’s 2016 proxy statement includes the following…
  • May 2

    Why Delaware Corporations Should Worry About California Law When Making Dividend

    Why Delaware Corporations Should Worry About California Law When Making Dividend
    When paying a dividend to shareholders, California corporations are subject to Chapter 5 of the California Corporations Code.  Corporations incorporated in Delaware and other states may also be subject to Chapter 5 if they meet the…
Rank this Week: 183

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • May 4

    Sharkey on the Economic Loss Rule in Products Case

    Sharkey on the Economic Loss Rule in Products Case
    Cathy Sharkey has posted to SSRN The Remains of the Citadel (Economic Loss Rule in Products Cases). The abstract provides: Though its seeds may have been planted long before, the economic loss rule in products liability tort law emerged in...
  • May 2

    Dagan & Dorfman on Ripstein's "Private Wrongs"

    Dagan & Dorfman on Ripstein's "Private Wrongs"
    Hanoch Dagan & Avi Dorfman have posted to SSRN Against Private Law Escapism: Comment on Arthur Ripstein, Private Wrongs. The abstract provides: Can a comprehensive theory of tort law evade the ultimate test of our moral intuitions (or…
  • Apr 29

    Two by Goldberg & Zipursky

    Two by Goldberg & Zipursky
    John Goldberg & Ben Zipursky have posted two pieces to SSRN. First, from this year's AALS Torts Panel, The Myths of MacPherson. The abstract provides: For a symposium marking the centenary of Macpherson v. Buick, we identify three common…
Rank this Week: 744

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

Provides book reviews and analyses of notable Supreme Court cases.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • May 4

    May 4, 1800 – Alexander Hamilton Writes of “The Fangs of Jefferson”

    May 4, 1800 – Alexander Hamilton Writes of “The Fangs of Jefferson”
    Theodore Sedgwick was an American attorney, politician (he became the fifth Speaker of the House of Representatives), jurist, and a Federalist who was allied with Hamilton against the antifederalists led by Thomas Jefferson. On this day in…
  • May 2

    Review of “America’s War for the Greater Middle East” by Andrew J. Bacevich

    Review of “America’s War for the Greater Middle East” by Andrew J. Bacevich
    The first thing you should know is that by “Greater Middle East,” Bacevich is referring to the oil states and the countries surrounding the Persian Gulf. Not all of these people are Arabs, and not all of the Muslims in this…
  • Apr 30

    April 30, 1812 – Louisiana Joins the Union as the 18th State

    April 30, 1812 – Louisiana Joins the Union as the 18th State
    Louisiana was named by a French discoverer to honor France’s King Louis XIV. Once part of the French Colonial Empire, the Louisiana Territory stretched from present-day Mobile Bay to just north of the present-day Canadian border, and…
Rank this Week: 779

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 310

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • May 3

    Chronically Ill or Disabled In South Dakota-Is A Nursing Home In Your Future?

    Chronically Ill or Disabled In South Dakota-Is A Nursing Home In Your Future?
    The New York Times ran a story on May 2, 2016 that South Dakota is under investigation by the federal government for improperly placing many residents with disabilities in nursing homes instead of providing care in the community. South…
  • May 3

    Chronically Critically Ill and Stable

    Chronically Critically Ill and Stable
    The New York Times ran an article by a doctor, When the Patient Won’t Ever Get Better, which illustrates a difficult scenario for patients and families. A patient, doing well, is hospitalized for some condition, surgery may occur and…
  • May 1

    Go For A Walk Outside-Nature Increases Length of Life!

    Go For A Walk Outside-Nature Increases Length of Life!
    We've all been reading the articles about global warming and the impact on the planet, and on us. Although Earth Day is a couple of weeks past us, there's even more reason to think about the future of the planet....
Rank this Week: 575

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • May 3

    Intensifying the glare of the United Nations’ spotlight

    Intensifying the glare of the United Nations’ spotlight
    We are pleased to publish this guest post from Ciarán Finlay, Legal & Policy Officer with the Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC). The value of shining an international spotlight on domestic human rights issues has long been…
  • Apr 29

    PhD studentships at DCU

    PhD studentships at DCU
    Dublin City University is inviting applications for PhD studentships in Politics, International Relations and Law. Further details are here.
  • Apr 11

    The Role of Sport in the Recognition of Transgender and Intersex Right

    The Role of Sport in the Recognition of Transgender and Intersex Right
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post by Conor Talbot, PhD Candidate at the European University Institute, Florence, and an Associate Researcher at the Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin (contact ctalbot@tcd.ie).…
Rank this Week: 147

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 709

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • May 3

    Mississippi restaurant inspectors working from homes, car

    Mississippi restaurant inspectors working from homes, car
    Mississippi restaurants will be inspected less often as inspectors are being told to work from home now that their offices have been closed by a financially strapped Mississippi Department of Health. Cuts in restaurant inspection are just…
  • May 3

    A question of the Secretary of Agriculture’s jurisdiction

    A question of the Secretary of Agriculture’s jurisdiction
    After an Iowa  jury found the founder of Midamar Corp. guilty of a scheme to falsify documents behind certain Halal beef shipments several years ago, others involved “plead out.” But Midamar and Jalel Aossey, who had to step…
  • May 3

    Snacks, nuts, protein bars recalled for Listeria concern

    Snacks, nuts, protein bars recalled for Listeria concern
    About 100 different snack products including brands such as Planters, Great Value, Meijer, Publix, Roundy and HyVee are being recalled nationwide because of possible Listeria contamination related to sunflower seeds. All but two of the…
Rank this Week: 68

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • May 3

    Bolero de Ravel pasa al dominio público

    Bolero de Ravel pasa al dominio público
    Desde el pasado domingo 1° de mayo, en Bolero de Ravel pasó al dominio público al haberse cumplido los 70 años de protección de la pieza después de fallecido el autor, que se contaron a partir de 1938,…
  • May 3

    Se pospone juicio a extorsionador en línea de más de 40 mujere

    Se pospone juicio a extorsionador en línea de más de 40 mujere
    El lunes de esta semana se dio a conocer la noticia de que el juicio que se sigue en contra de Aydin Coban, en Ámsterdam, Países Bajos, acusado de haber extorsionado a más de 40 mujeres con hacer públicos videos…
  • May 3

    Suprema Corte de los Estados Unidos analizará un caso sobre uniformes de porrista

    Suprema Corte de los Estados Unidos analizará un caso sobre uniformes de porrista
    La Suprema Corte de los Estados Unidos revisará un conflicto entre los fabricantes de uniformes para porristas, Varsity Brands, y Star Athletica en el que el primero acusa al segundo de violar sus derechos de autor sobre sus…
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Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 3

    IDOT Message Concerning Motorcycle Safety

    IDOT Message Concerning Motorcycle Safety
    Today (May 3, 2016) the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) issued a media release titled “Gov. Rauner Urges Illinois to ‘Start Seeing Motorcycles.’” (pdf) A couple of excerpts from this release: All riders…
  • Apr 27

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Concerning Fatal Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Concerning Fatal Motorcycle Accident
    There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed regarding a fatal motorcycle accident that happened on August 26, 2015.  That accident, which happened on Route 173, near Antioch, was originally summarized on this site in the August 27,…
  • Apr 26

    Man Dies Following Route 173 Collision In Unincorporated Zion

    Man Dies Following Route 173 Collision In Unincorporated Zion
    There was a fatal car accident early Monday (April 25, 2016) evening on Route 173, just east of Route 41, in unincorporated Zion. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the accident at 5:45 p.m. A…
Rank this Week: 395

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 379

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • May 3

    Avago Technologies General IP (Singapore) Pte Ltd. v. Asustek Computer, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2016)

    Avago Technologies General IP (Singapore) Pte Ltd. v. Asustek Computer, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2016)
    "Quick Look Test" Used by District Court to Support Lack of Preemption and Find Software Claims Patent Eligible By Joseph Herndon -- On April 15, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an Order Denying a…
  • May 2

    Amici Support Certiorari in Sequenom v. Ariosa

    Amici Support Certiorari in Sequenom v. Ariosa
    By Donald Zuhn –- In response to Sequenom's March 21 petition for certiorari seeking Supreme Court review of the Federal Circuit's decision in Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc. (see "Sequenom Petitions for Certiorari"), a total…
  • May 1

    USPTO Seeks Comments on New Patent Quality Metric

    USPTO Seeks Comments on New Patent Quality Metric
    By Donald Zuhn –- In a notice published in the Federal Register (81 Fed. Reg. 16142) last month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced that new patent quality metrics were being designed for use in FY2017 and that the Office…
Rank this Week: 47

AG Deal Diary

AG Deal Diary

A collection of insights and analysis on hot topics impacting companies, funds, dealmakers and directors. By Akin Gump.

http://www.akingump.com/en/experience/practices/corporate/ag-deal-diary/index.html
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Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • May 3

    Listeria Outbreak tied to Frozen Vegetable

    Listeria Outbreak tied to Frozen Vegetable
    Since March 2016, CDC has been collaborating with public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes... Continue Reading
  • Apr 1

    Listeria on Broccoli?

    Listeria on Broccoli?
    Alimentos Congelados, S.A. (Pinula) is voluntarily recalling 1,800 cases of Frozen Broccoli Cuts because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and... Continue Reading
  • Mar 18

    Raw Milk Strikes Again

    Raw Milk Strikes Again
    CDC and several states are investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections (listeriosis). Listeria can cause a serious, life-threatening illness. Collaborative investigative efforts of state, local, and federal public health...…
Rank this Week: 484

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • May 3

    The Science Connecting Talcum Powder And Ovarian Cancer

    The Science Connecting Talcum Powder And Ovarian Cancer
    On Monday, a jury in Missouri hit Johnson & Johnson with a $55 million verdict in favor of a woman who developed ovarian cancer after decades of using talc baby powder in her vaginal area as part of her normal routine. Younger readers…
  • Apr 29

    When Will Hospitals Learn How To Use Heparin?

    When Will Hospitals Learn How To Use Heparin?
    Heparin is one of the most basic medicines used in medicine, the primary anticoagulant used by hospitals, which is why it’s part of the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines. But anticoagulants are so powerful…
  • Apr 24

    Pennsylvania Workers Comp Doesn’t Need Evidence-Based Medicine (Not Like This)

    Pennsylvania Workers Comp Doesn’t Need Evidence-Based Medicine (Not Like This)
    “Evidence-based medical treatment guidelines” sounds like such a good idea. Who would want medical treatment that wasn’t based on evidence? The problem is in the details. Way back in 1996, when “evidence-based…
Rank this Week: 308

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Second Leg of SARFAESI: All Transactions to be Registered with CERSAI

    Second Leg of SARFAESI: All Transactions to be Registered with CERSAI
    [The following guest post is contributed by Niddhi Parmar of Vinod Kothari & Company. The author can be contacted at parmar@vinodkothari.com]IntroductionThe Central Government introduced the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial…
  • May 1

    Messer Holdings: Supreme Court Refuses to Decide on the Enforceability of Share Transfer Restriction

    Messer Holdings: Supreme Court Refuses to Decide on the Enforceability of Share Transfer Restriction
    As we have previously discussed on several occasions (hereand here), the question of enforceability of share transfer restrictions in Indian companies has been a vexed one. Although the Bombay High Court has sought to bring about some…
  • May 1

    Some Ambiguities in the Rules on Downstream Investment

    Some Ambiguities in the Rules on Downstream Investment
    [The following guest post is contributed by Ajay G. Prasad, who is a Senior Associate with Kochhar & Co, Bangalore. Views expressed in this post are personal and do not reflect the views of the firm.]Exchange control rules on downstream…
Rank this Week: 543

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    JUDGES SARDUY & KELLY HAVE OPPONENTS, JUDGE SAYFIE DOES NOT .....

    JUDGES SARDUY & KELLY HAVE OPPONENTS, JUDGE SAYFIE DOES NOT .....
    This is Rumpole. We want to thank the Captain for doing a great job staying on top of this ever-changing judicial election landscape. The thought that comes to us is....where is Albert Zemlock when you need him?THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING…
  • May 2

    JUDGE ROSA RODRIGUEZ DRAWS AN OPPONENT .....

    JUDGE ROSA RODRIGUEZ DRAWS AN OPPONENT .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS CONTINUES ... JUDGE ROSA RODRIGUEZ HAS OPPOSITION .....In what's now becoming a regular occurrence over the past few days, another long time Incumbent Judge has drawn an opponent.Early on it was the likes of…
  • May 2

    NEW STUFF

    NEW STUFF
    El Chapo cafe at the REGJB is now open for business. There was a soft-no-announce opening last week. Probably because the coffee was horrible and the food worse, and there wasn't- according to reports- a lot available. Judge Sayfie still…
Rank this Week: 121

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • May 3

    Guest Post: Cyber-Liability Insurance and the Retroactive Date Exclusion

    Guest Post: Cyber-Liability Insurance and the Retroactive Date Exclusion
    Cyber liability insurance is a relatively new product and many of the terms and conditions found in cyber-liability policies are as yet untested in the courts. In this guest post, Stephen O’Donnell of the Steptoe & Johnson law firm…
  • May 2

    Private Company Management Liability Insurance Tune-Up Tip

    Private Company Management Liability Insurance Tune-Up Tip
    The private company management liability insurance environment is constantly changing. The liability environment is constantly evolving. Because of the changes in liabilities and exposures and because of the competitive nature of the…
  • May 1

    The Yates Memo: What Impact So Far?

    The Yates Memo: What Impact So Far?
    It has now been seven months since the U.S. Department of Justice announced — in the form of a September 9, 2015 memo from Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates — that it was adopting a policy focused on individual accountability…
Rank this Week: 509

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Library Closing Early on Friday-- Library Website Also Down

    Library Closing Early on Friday-- Library Website Also Down
    This Friday, May 6th, Gallagher Law Library is closing 1/2 hour early at 5:30 p.m. The Circulation Desk will close at 5:15.All visitors, students, faculty, and staff, must leave the library and Gates Hall at 5:30 p.m. UW Law faculty, staff,…
  • May 1

     You Have the Right to Remain…

     You Have the Right to Remain Silent13 U.S.C. § 113 established May 1 as Law Day, U.S.A., which "is a special day of celebration by the people of the United States--in appreciation of their liberties and the reaffirmation of their…
  • Apr 20

    Inspired Infographic

    Inspired Infographic
    Do you like infographics? Check out How Information Graphics Reveal Your Brain's Blind Spots, ProPublica (April 20, 2016). Kicking off a new series on Visual Evidence, Lena Groeger highlights dozens of creative graphics that can teach about…
Rank this Week: 202