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Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer…

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers legal news and case developments in personal injury. By Berniard Law Firm.

http://www.louisianapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 582

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • May 24

    China Joint Ventures: The 101

    China Joint Ventures: The 101
    Our own China lawyers have written countless articles on China joint ventures (for this blog, for AmCham, for the Wall Street Journal, for Above the Law,  and for many others), so it good when someone we know and respect says…
  • May 23

    China Employee Probation: All is NOT What it Seem

    China Employee Probation: All is NOT What it Seem
    Employee probation periods has to be one of the most misunderstood issues in China employment law. Westerners just assume their probationary employees are at will employees who can be fired at any time, for good reason or for no reason…
  • May 22

    Copyright Protection in China – It’s Real, and It’s Spectacular

    Copyright Protection in China – It’s Real, and It’s Spectacular
    Okay, maybe not spectacular. But definitely real. An article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, How a Plague on the Movie and Music Industries Became Their Chief Protector in China: Chinese search giant Baidu’s transition to…
Rank this Week: 616

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
Rank this Week: 957

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: 4

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 24

    Short Take: The ABA’s Binders Full of Women

    Short Take: The ABA’s Binders Full of Women
    We knew it was coming. March 1st was the date, and the American Bar Association made it very clear that as of that date, it would be mandatory. In June 2016, in response to the efforts of the ABA’s “Diversity & Inclusion 360…
  • May 24

    Kopf: The Question of Sentencing Disparity, Part 1

    Kopf: The Question of Sentencing Disparity, Part 1
    The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska is the only court, or at least that’s what I have been told, that regularly publishes each judge’s individual sentencing statistics. We have been doing so since 2007.…
  • May 24

    A Grande Gesture

    A Grande Gesture
    The bombing in Manchester, England was horrific. There’s no scale by which to measure such tragedies, but by any measure, it’s up at the top. By Tuesday, 22 people had died, and 59 others had been hospitalized, some with…
Rank this Week: 122

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • May 24

    Cap’n Cashbags: The SEC Loves Teamwork

    Cap’n Cashbags: The SEC Loves Teamwork
    I recommend that you watch my quasi-parody below before you watch the SEC’s video. When I fed my buddies their lines before we taped, I didn’t inform them that this was a spoof. They thought I had written the lines as a joke.…
  • May 23

    Insider Trading: The Funny Bone

    Insider Trading: The Funny Bone
    This Nixon Peabody memo cracked me up. It describes a criminal insider trading conviction based on one buddy sliding a napkin to his pal at a bar with the name of a company that was going to be acquired (ie. nonpublic material information…
  • May 22

    More Fake News: Fitbit’s “Unreal” Tender Offer

    More Fake News: Fitbit’s “Unreal” Tender Offer
    If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that nothing excites me more than when someone fools the SEC’s Edgar & makes a fake filing! A little drool perhaps. Plug the term “fake” into the search box of this…
Rank this Week: 914

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/
  • May 24

    Committing to Critically Interrogating Our Conversations About Women We Think We Don’t Much Like

    Committing to Critically Interrogating Our Conversations About Women We Think We Don’t Much Like
    Alice Woolley & Elysa Darling, Nasty Women and the Rule of Law, U.S.F. L. Rev. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Kim BrooksIf you have been called aggressive, incompetent, immoral, nasty, unlikeable, unattractive, unfeminine, or…
  • May 23

    How Local Police and Prosecutors Protect Immigrant

    How Local Police and Prosecutors Protect Immigrant
    Ingrid V. Eagly, Immigrant Protective Policies in Criminal Justice, 95 Tex. L. Rev. 245 (2016), available at SSRN.Mary FanLocal governments are increasingly taking the role of protectors in these fear-filled times for federal immigration…
  • May 22

    What Judges Can Do About Implicit Bia

    What Judges Can Do About Implicit Bia
    Andrew J. Wistrich & Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Implicit Bias in Judicial Decision Making: How It Affects Judgment and What Judges Can Do About It, in Ensuring Justice: Reducing Bias 87 (Sarah Redfield ed., forthcoming 2017), available at…
Rank this Week: 532

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • May 24

    When Sexting is a Crime in Texa

    When Sexting is a Crime in Texa
    Last Friday, former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner pled guilty in a federal court to the felony charge of transferring obscene material to a minor as part of a plea deal. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for September 8, 2017. …
  • May 17

    New 2017 Federal Drug Policy from Attorney General Jeff Session

    New 2017 Federal Drug Policy from Attorney General Jeff Session
    Last week, the Attorney General of the United States sent a memo to all the Offices of the U.S. Attorney General around the country, including the one overseeing the Northern District of Texas that prosecutes federal crimes here in the…
  • May 10

    Texas Prosecutor on Trial for Prosecutorial Misconduct

    Texas Prosecutor on Trial for Prosecutorial Misconduct
    Prosecutorial misconduct is a problem of epidemic proportions in this country.  There is lots of discussion in criminal justice circles (and elsewhere) about how best to rein in these rogues and stop the rampant injustice created by…
Rank this Week: 365

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • May 24

    What motivates and keeps the attention of a jury and any audience?

    What motivates and keeps the attention of a jury and any audience?
    Last night, my son and I attended Tape Face's only appearance in the Washington, D.C., area for his current tour. I had been looking forward to this performance very much, and even more to spending a weeknight on the town with my son. Tape…
  • May 22

    Before her acquittal, cop who killed Terence Crutcher insisted his actions dictated her

    Before her acquittal, cop who killed Terence Crutcher insisted his actions dictated her
    Last September 2016, I blogged about Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby's killing of unarmed Terence Crutcher. Video footage of the incident is here. Subsequently, officer Shelby was brought to trial on a manslaughter charge for her killing of…
  • May 20

    DWI defense – Determining guilt or innocence is not a cookbook exercise

    DWI defense – Determining guilt or innocence is not a cookbook exercise
    During some DWI bench trials, it appears that judges are using a piece of paper to check off information about the defendant's purported performance on the junk science field sobriety tests. I hope that no judges are using a pre-printed…
Rank this Week: 372

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 61

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 24

    National Security: CFIUS Overview

    National Security: CFIUS Overview
    Potential national security issues that might be raised by a cross-border transaction are becoming matters of increasing concern to dealmakers. This Latham memo provides an overview of CFIUS, the interagency group charged with conducting…
  • May 23

    More Fake News: Fitbit’s “Unreal” Tender Offer

    More Fake News: Fitbit’s “Unreal” Tender Offer
    If you’re a regular reader of “TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog,” you know that nothing excites me more than when someone fools the SEC’s Edgar & makes a fake filing! A little drool perhaps. Plug the term…
  • May 22

    Appraisal Rights: Chancery Clarifies Basis for “Quasi-Appraisal”

    Appraisal Rights: Chancery Clarifies Basis for “Quasi-Appraisal”
    Earlier this month, in In re Cyan Stockholders Litigation, Delaware Chancellor Bouchard dismissed post-merger fiduciary duty and quasi-appraisal claims arising out of Ciena’s 2015 acquisition of Cyan in a primarily stock-for-stock…
Rank this Week: 385

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 784

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 55

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 24

    LA Times Series on the Brain and Alzheimer'

    LA Times Series on the Brain and Alzheimer'
    Kaiser Health News ran a story about a series from the LA Times on Alzheimer's. The LA Times did a 3-part series on the brain and Alzheimer's. The first story focused on when the brain begins to be affected, the...
  • May 23

    Loneliness Doesn't Have to Be Permanent.

    Loneliness Doesn't Have to Be Permanent.
    Kaiser Health News ran a story about the impact of loneliness in elders. Like Hunger Or Thirst, Loneliness In Seniors Can Be Eased explains that loneliness is "fixable". [L]oneliness is the exception rather than the rule in later…
  • May 23

    Growing Opposition to Consolidation of Departments of Aging into Other State Department

    Growing Opposition to Consolidation of Departments of Aging into Other State Department
    As I reported here for the first time recently, Pennsylvania's Governor Wolf has proposed consolidation -- or as he prefers to call it -- unification -- of four separate administrative agencies, the Departments of Aging, Health, Human…
Rank this Week: 429

Music & Copyright's Blog

Music & Copyright's Blog

Covers global copyright and legal issues affecting the music industry.

http://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com
  • May 24

    New issue of Music & Copyright with South Africa country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with South Africa country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Digital and private-copying gains boost SACEM collections French collection society SACEM has reported a second…
  • May 12

    WMG makes recorded-music market share gains, while indies extend publishing lead

    WMG makes recorded-music market share gains, while indies extend publishing lead
    The annual survey by Ovum publication Music & Copyright of the recorded music and music publishing sectors has revealed the changes in global market share for the three major music groups and the independent sector. For the second…
  • May 10

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Finland country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Finland country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. WMG makes recorded-music market share gains, while indies extend publishing lead Music & Copyright’s annual…
Rank this Week: 758

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • May 24

    SquareHome 2 - Launcher - Get A New Phone Free

    SquareHome 2 - Launcher - Get A New Phone Free
    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.
  • May 24

    Lies, Damned Lies And Statistic

    Lies, Damned Lies And Statistic
    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.
  • May 24

    Who Makes The Laws In Outer Space?

    Who Makes The Laws In Outer Space?
    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: 245

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

This day in legal history, with occasional relevant posts on legal resources and developments, and book reviews.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • May 24

    Review of “Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth” by Holger Hoock

    Review of “Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth” by Holger Hoock
    Hoock aims to tell the story of the American Revolution by using violence as his central analytical and narrative focus. He argues that the story of the revolution has been subject to “whitewashing and selective remembering and…
  • May 22

    May 22, 1887 – Birthday of Jim Thorpe, One of the Greatest Athletes in American History

    May 22, 1887 – Birthday of Jim Thorpe, One of the Greatest Athletes in American History
    Jim Thorpe was an amazing sports phenomenon. In 1999, he was ranked seventh on the AP list of top athletes of the 20th century, but from his accomplishments, I think “seventh” might be selling him short! He was born in Oklahoma…
  • May 19

    May 19, 1925 – Birth of Malcolm X

    May 19, 1925 – Birth of Malcolm X
    Malcolm X, born on this day, May 19, in 1925, and was killed on February 21, in 1965 at the age of 40. He was born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska, the fourth of five children of Earl Little and Louise Norton, both activists in the…
Rank this Week: 929

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 20 – Business Use

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 20 – Business Use
    Business use of rented residential property Should you prohibit tenants running a business from your property?  The law has changed recently here, but still, the real answer is that it depends. What type of business use?…
  • May 23

    Do tenants have any redress for deceptive and misleading break clauses?

    Do tenants have any redress for deceptive and misleading break clauses?
    I have advised two tenants in the past two weeks both of whom have essentially the same problem. The break clause in their tenancy agreement did not work in the way that they assumed it would. In neither case was the precise workings of the…
  • May 22

    Can agents claim commission for another year when the landlord wants the tenants to leave?

    Can agents claim commission for another year when the landlord wants the tenants to leave?
    This is a question to the blog clinic from Tom who is a landlord. We want to move into our flat in about 75 day time from now and occupy it for a few months or more. We don’t want to sell it. The tenant is on a fixed term agreement…
Rank this Week: 368

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • May 24

    A claim of unfair competition and misappropriation of confidential information.

    A claim of unfair competition and misappropriation of confidential information.
    Practice point:  To establish a cause of action for relief based on unfair competition, a plaintiff must demonstrate that the defendant wrongfully diverted the plaintiff's business to itself. To establish a cause of action based on…
  • May 23

    The signatory's obligation to read the instrument, and a claim of notarial misconduct.

    The signatory's obligation to read the instrument, and a claim of notarial misconduct.
    Practice point:  A party is obliged to read a document before signing it, and cannot avoid the document's effect by alleging ignorance of its contents.  A cause of action alleging that the plaintiff was induced to sign something…
  • May 22

    CPLR Article 31, Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), and discovery.

    CPLR Article 31, Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), and discovery.
    Practice point: Article 31 is not a statute specifically exempting public records from disclosure under FOIL, and FOIL does not bar the simultaneous use of both CPLR 3101 and FOIL in order to procure discovery.Case in point:  Smith v.…
Rank this Week: 626

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • May 24

    Miss. Supreme Court Reverses and Renders Jefferson County Silica Verdict

    Miss. Supreme Court Reverses and Renders Jefferson County Silica Verdict
    On Thursday the Mississippi Supreme Court reversed and rendered a $13 million judgment in American Optical Corporation v. Rankin. This was a Jefferson County silica case where the date of the judgment was February 24, 2015. The Court reversed…
  • May 22

    May Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    May Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the May 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $200,000 verdict- Aberdeen federal court excessive force by state trooper case (3/28/17); $265,000 verdict- Aberdeen federal court breach of contract case (4/21/17);…
  • May 17

    More Bad News on PERS

    More Bad News on PERS
    There is more negative coverage this week on public employment retirement systems, such as the Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System: Hidden Debt, Hidden Deficits: 2017 Edition, by Joshua Rauh; and The Unavoidable Pension Crisis, by…
Rank this Week: 614

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 23

    The Importance of Reading between the Lines: Strasbourg’s Case for 24

    The Importance of Reading between the Lines: Strasbourg’s Case for 24
    In February this year, Slovenia legalized same-sex marriage. From a European standpoint, this may not seem particularly ground-breaking considering that the Netherlands legalized same-sex marriage in 2001. However, marriage equality has been…
  • May 17

    Postgraduate Colloquium on Frontiers of International Environmental Law

    Postgraduate Colloquium on Frontiers of International Environmental Law
    The PluriCourts Centre of Excellence for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order in collaboration with the Faculty of Law welcome 20 young scholars working in the area of International Law and…
  • May 17

    On the Job! Director of the Indiana University Mexico Gateway

    On the Job! Director of the Indiana University Mexico Gateway
    On the Job! compiles interesting vacancy notices, as follows: ► Applications are welcome from for the position of Director of the Indiana University Mexico Gateway.  The holder of this position will principally work from the…
Rank this Week: 38

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 23

    Guest Post: SEC Enforcement Data: Midyear Review

    Guest Post: SEC Enforcement Data: Midyear Review
    In the following guest post, Tammy Yuen and Ted Carleton of the Skarzynski Black law firm review and analyze the May 9, 2017 Cornerstone Research report entitled “SEC Enforcement Activity: Public Companies and Subsidiaries, Midyear FY…
  • May 22

    Is Deal Litigation in Delaware Done?

    Is Deal Litigation in Delaware Done?
    As documented on this site (for example, here and here) and elsewhere, deal litigation has been shifting from Delaware Chancery Court to courts in other states and to federal courts. This shift is largely the result of two Delaware court…
  • May 21

    Why Are There Fewer Public Companies and How Worried Should We Be About it?

    Why Are There Fewer Public Companies and How Worried Should We Be About it?
    There are fewer public companies in the U.S. than there were in the nineties. Understanding the reason for the decline in the number of public companies is important to understanding whether or not the decline is a cause for concern, as well…
Rank this Week: 332

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • May 23

    When you should hire a personal injury lawyer

    When you should hire a personal injury lawyer
    WHILE YOU WAIT YOUR EVIDENCE IS BEING DESTROYEDYou are in a motorcycle accident, taken by ambulance to the hospital and admitted. You do not know how many days or weeks you will be in there. People tell you, there is plenty of time after you…
  • May 22

    Work Injuries While Walking In or Walking Out the Door, Break room injurie

    Work Injuries While Walking In or Walking Out the Door, Break room injurie
    BREAK ROOM INJURY, IS IT COVERED?What if you are at work, but not doing the exact job you were hired to do, and you get hurt? Let us say you took a break, are walking to the break room and you slip on someone’s spilled coffee. The…
  • May 21

    LYING TO WORKERS WILL FORCE A RISE IN UNION MEMBERSHIP

    LYING TO WORKERS WILL FORCE A RISE IN UNION MEMBERSHIP
    WORKERS WILL REBEL AGAINST THE ROBOTS AND LIESThis week thousands of ATT&T Inc. employees walked off the job to start what turned out to be a three-day protest. The walk-out protested work rules some in-home technicians and the…
Rank this Week: 405

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
Rank this Week: 164

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • May 23

    Review: Renogy E.LUMEN Solar Flashlight iPhone Charger

    Review: Renogy E.LUMEN Solar Flashlight iPhone Charger
    Five years ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked about Microsoft's decision to merge laptop and tablet computers into one device. Cook said that he thought it was better to keep the iPad and the MacBook different devices, explaining:…
  • May 18

    In the new

    In the new
    New York attorney Nicole Black discusses a new ABA Opinion (Formal Opinion 477) on legal ethics issues surrounding email and other methods of communicating with clients. The bottom line is that you need to determine what is the right…
  • May 17

    Install iOS updates, even if they seem minor

    Install iOS updates, even if they seem minor
    Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 10.3.2 for iPhone and iPad. Any X.X.1, X.X.2, etc. update is typically considered a minor update which adds no new features and just addresses some bugs and/or security issues. Sure enough, the release…
Rank this Week: 712

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • May 23

    State says botulism outbreak is limited; FDA won’t talk

    State says botulism outbreak is limited; FDA won’t talk
    Federal officials won’t discuss it, but state officials doubled down Tuesday on their assertion that a botulism outbreak traced to a California gas station is likely contained. Since late April 10 people have been confirmed with…
  • May 23

    Egg rolls sold by Costco in Quebec recalled for Listeria

    Egg rolls sold by Costco in Quebec recalled for Listeria
    Deliwok Quebec Inc. recalled an undisclosed volume of chicken egg rolls sold by Costco Wholesale stores in Quebec after tests by Canadian officials showed Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The Deliwok Suprême brand…
  • May 23

    Presidential bribes likely to slow JBS USA’s independence day

    Presidential bribes likely to slow JBS USA’s independence day
    When Federal Police in Brazil moved on several meatpacking plants on March 17, where meat inspectors were suspected of being on the take, no one could have predicted the probe would shortly be felt as far away as Northern Colorado and…
Rank this Week: 101

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • May 23

    Tratan de evitar que juicio de Bill Cosby sea un circo

    Tratan de evitar que juicio de Bill Cosby sea un circo
    El próximo 5 de junio iniciará el juicio en contra del actor Bill Cosby y el tribunal ha establecido reglas claras para regular la presencia de los medios de comunicación en el juzgado, prohibiendo cualquier dispositivo…
  • May 23

    Compensan a cliente de Starbucks por quemaduras con café

    Compensan a cliente de Starbucks por quemaduras con café
    La semana pasada, un jurado en Jacksonville, Florida, Estados Unidos, falló a favor de una mujer que recibió quemaduras de segundo y tercer grado con un café en Starbucks, adjudicándole una compensación por…
  • May 23

    Cantón suizo aprueba impuesto por bolsa de basura

    Cantón suizo aprueba impuesto por bolsa de basura
    En el referéndum del pasado domingo, los habitantes del cantón de Tesino, Suiza, aprobaron la homogeneización de un impuesto sobre bolsa de basura, dejando al cantón de Ginebra como el único en este…
Rank this Week: 158

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: 411

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • May 23

    Innocent Spouse Ability to Recover Policy Proceeds Following Arson

    Innocent Spouse Ability to Recover Policy Proceeds Following Arson
    In Texas, unlike some states, courts assign a minor role to public policy when interpreting insurance policies. A good example is the treatment of an arsonist’s innocent spouse. As has been described earlier, the “arson…
  • May 22

    Arizona Insurers Reminded to Provide Timely and Specific Notice of Coverage Change

    Arizona Insurers Reminded to Provide Timely and Specific Notice of Coverage Change
    Last week, the Arizona Department of Insurance issued the first Regulatory Bulletin of 2017.1 The Bulletin reminded property insurance carriers that, pursuant to A.R.S. § 20-1677, they must provide their policyholders with written notice…
  • May 21

    More on the Ripeness of Bad Faith in First-Party Property Cases in Florida

    More on the Ripeness of Bad Faith in First-Party Property Cases in Florida
    As a follow up to my colleague, Shaun Marker’s series, In Florida, An Appraisal Award May Be A Final Determination Of Liability For A Bad Faith Case, posted August 30, September 8, and September 15, 2014, I wanted to take a moment…
Rank this Week: 92

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 23

    May 24 roundup

    May 24 roundup
    “Court: Lawyer Who Gave Himself Award Can’t Sue People Who Reported He Did That” [Lowering the Bar] ADA reform moves closer to governor’s desk in Texas [Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse, HB 1463, Texas Restaurant…
  • May 23

    Kindred Nursing Centers: SCOTUS hasn’t soured on arbitration

    Kindred Nursing Centers: SCOTUS hasn’t soured on arbitration
    The Litigation Lobby may despise arbitration that is contractually agreed to before a dispute, editorialists may denounce it, and legal academics may deprecate it, but the U.S. Supreme Court shows no signs of cooperating in plans to snuff it…
  • May 23

    Drop that iced tea and back away

    Drop that iced tea and back away
    According to coverage at places like NPR and CNN, an innovative campaign in Howard County, Maryland “provides a road map for other communities to reduce consumption of sugary drinks.” Not so fast, I argue in my new Washington…
Rank this Week: 18

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • May 23

    5 Myths About Legal Insurance BUSTED

    5 Myths About Legal Insurance BUSTED
    If you’re not quite sure what legal insurance is, you’re not alone. At ARAG, we deal with misconceptions attorneys and others in the legal industry have about what we do all the time. We want to bust the five most common myths we…
  • May 19

    Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program names new director

    Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program names new director
    The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program has named Michelle Alden its new director, the Dallas Bar Association announced Friday. Alden, a 10-year employee of the program, succeeds Alicia E. Hernandez who took over as executive director of the…
  • May 19

    Beck Redden partner to serve as new Houston Bar Association president

    Beck Redden partner to serve as new Houston Bar Association president
    Alistair B. Dawson is now the 2017-2018 president of the Houston Bar Association, officials announced Friday. Dawson, a partner in Beck Redden who has been a part of the HBA Board of Directors since 2009, succeeds Neil Kelly of Andrews Kurth…
Rank this Week: 280

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 23

    Doctrine trumps party loyalty (sort of) in two race districting decision

    Doctrine trumps party loyalty (sort of) in two race districting decision
    SCOTUS decided two important cases dealing with race-based districting this week. As I have noted in an earlier post, this area of doctrine has evolved in a suspiciously partisan way. So the question naturally arises: Was this week's pair of…
  • May 23

    Another unwarranted universal/nationwide injunction

    Another unwarranted universal/nationwide injunction
    Last week, Judge Jones of the Western District of Washington issued a nationwide TRO against enforcement of a federal regulation barring attorneys from providing limited limited legal services for otherwise-pro bono litigants in immigration…
  • May 23

    An Updated Fiduciary Forecast

    An Updated Fiduciary Forecast
    As the clock ticks down, the fiduciary rule seems increasingly likely to go into effect. This morning, Secretary Acosta dropped a surprising op-ed in the Wall Street Journal announcing that he would not delay the fiduciary rule's…
Rank this Week: 43

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 53

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • May 23

    Criminalizing Pregnancy: Policing Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs in the United State

    Criminalizing Pregnancy: Policing Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs in the United State
    Amnesty International (May 23, 2107): Criminalizing Pregnancy: Policing Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs in the United States: Amnesty International has issued a new report that looks at the impact of pregnancy criminalization laws in the U.S.…
  • May 17

    Trump expansion of abortion 'gag rule' will restrict $8.8 billion in U.S. aid

    Trump expansion of abortion 'gag rule' will restrict $8.8 billion in U.S. aid
    Washington Post (May 15, 2017): Trump expansion of abortion 'gag rule' will restrict $8.8 billion in U.S. aid, by Ariana Eunjung Cha and Carol Morello: On Monday, President Trump's executive order blocking U.S. aid to groups that counsel or…
  • May 16

    Black Lives Matter is Bailing Out Women for Mothers's Day

    Black Lives Matter is Bailing Out Women for Mothers's Day
    Mother Jones (May 12, 2017): Black Lives Matter is Bailing Out Women for Mother's Day, by Brandon E. Patterson: Organized around Mother's Day, National Black Mamas Bail Out Day raised nearly $500,000 to bail out over 50 women around the...
Rank this Week: 35

The JAG Hunter

The JAG Hunter

Covers legal deveopments involving the military and military personnel.

http://thejaghunter.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 237

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 589

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    MOVIN ON UP

    MOVIN ON UP
    Your Circuit Court nominees courtesy of the JNC (motto "We shall nominate no judge, before their time....unless the federalist society tells us to.")JNC - Press Release (Circuit Court) Nominations (1) by Rumpole21 on ScribdSite Feed
  • May 22

    A BIG NOT GUILTY

    A BIG NOT GUILTY
    It was a big case. A big, weird case. So naturally, it was in Broweird. Here's one headline: Man who claimed girlfriend accidentally choked during oral sex found not guilty of murder. Check out the story…
  • May 21

    DIARY OF AN ARABIAN PRESIDENT

    DIARY OF AN ARABIAN PRESIDENT
    Dear Diary: I'm in Arabia! And life is grand. Landed after a long flight. (Memo to self- complain about travel times to air force guys. We can speed this up.)Everyone on the flight was tense. Special prosecutor stuff. I've about had it…
Rank this Week: 300

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: 166

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 371

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com
  • May 23

    In Matters of Probate: Trust but Verify

    In Matters of Probate: Trust but Verify
      By Marine Leclinche* When Anne Marie Rouart, the widow of Denis Rouart – a descendent of the French artist and art collector Henri Rouart – died on December 18, 1993, she left behind a tremendous collection of art. The…
  • May 19

    In the Eye of the Beholder: Appraisals of Art for Estate Tax Liability

    In the Eye of the Beholder: Appraisals of Art for Estate Tax Liability
      By Emily Lanza* In February 2017, the U.S. Tax Court ruled that the estate of a deceased New York woman, Eva Franzen Kollsman, undervalued $2.4 million worth of art on the estate tax return. The assets at issue before the Tax Court…
  • Apr 28

    WYWH: Immigration Law and the Arts – NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IN

    WYWH: Immigration Law and the Arts – NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IN
      By Katherine Jennings   On March 9, 2017, the Center for Art Law held an Art Law Mixer addressing the timely and provocative topic of immigration issues confronted by immigrant artists with the recent issuance of EO…
Rank this Week: 486

Louisiana Injury Lawyers Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cardone Law Firm.

http://www.louisianainjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 981

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Job Posting: UC Davi

    Job Posting: UC Davi
    The University of California Davis is hiring two full-time Associate Ombuds.  One will replace an employee who recently left, Lisa Brodkey, and the other position will be designated primarily to the UC Davis Medical Center.  Both…
  • May 22

    Job Posting: University of Oregon

    Job Posting: University of Oregon
    UO has opened a search for an Assistant Ombuds and Director of Conflict Resolution Services. The full-time position will provide Ombuds services, primarily to students, and direct a conflict resolution program. This position works under the…
  • May 19

    Job Posting: National Lawyers Guild

    Job Posting: National Lawyers Guild
    The progressive public interest association is hiring its first Ombudsperson for a two-year appointment. According to an internal announcement, "The National Lawyers Guild has recently decided to appoint an Ombudsperson to assist the…
Rank this Week: 180

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Nairobi Protocol

    Nairobi Protocol
    The Court of International Trade has taken an interesting hard look at the Nairobi Protocol to the Florence Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials, which is popularly known as just the Nairobi…
  • May 17

    The "It's May? I Better Catch Up" Edition

    The "It's May? I Better Catch Up" Edition
    There have not been many specifically customs-related cases from the courts of late. There have been plenty of rulings, in fact there have been rulings every week. I just have not had a chance to blog them. That is why things have been slow…
  • Apr 29

    Ruling of the Week 2017.9:

    Ruling of the Week 2017.9:
Rank this Week: 595

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    GPS Devices to Be Removed From Many Missouri Sex Offender

    GPS Devices to Be Removed From Many Missouri Sex Offender
    5-23-17 Missouri: A preliminary injunction will require Missouri to remove GPS monitoring devices from hundreds of sex offenders after they were recently required to wear them. ST. LOUIS (AP) — A court ruling requires Missouri to at least…
  • May 22

    Debate over sex offenders moves to court as California undertakes prison parole overhaul

    Debate over sex offenders moves to court as California undertakes prison parole overhaul
    5-22-17 California: A Los Angeles-based nonprofit is claiming California prison officials have undermined last fall’s ballot measure to overhaul the state’s parole process by excluding sex offenders from consideration for early…
  • May 19

    How to Measure 1,000 Feet for the Sex Offender Residential Restriction

    How to Measure 1,000 Feet for the Sex Offender Residential Restriction
    5-20-17 North Carolina: Under G.S. 14-208.16, a registered sex offender may not reside “within 1,000 feet of the property on which any public or nonpublic school or child care center is located.” What’s the right way to measure those…
Rank this Week: 51

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • May 23

    Removing Confederate Monument

    Removing Confederate Monument
    New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu explains why they had to go:
  • May 23

    AALS 2018 Annual Meeting Program on “Reconstruction: The Second Founding” CFP

    AALS 2018 Annual Meeting Program on “Reconstruction: The Second Founding” CFP
    The AALS Sections on Constitutional Law and Legal History invite paper submissions to participate in our joint program, “Reconstruction: The Second Founding,” at the 2018 AALS Annual Meeting on January 4, 2018. One paper will be selected…
  • May 23

    Jim Crow School Trivia Question

    Jim Crow School Trivia Question
    Here's a school established during the era of Jim Crow, which was the site of an important protest. The parents from this county were part of the lawsuits leading into Brown. And am I making this too easy by adding...
Rank this Week: 72