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Consumer Advocate Legal Update

Consumer Advocate Legal Update

Discusses consumer law, class action lawsuits, advertising law, business law, copyright, and other topics. By Khorrami, LLP.

https://consumeradvocatelegalupdate.wordpress.com
  • Nov 17

    Class Action Lawsuit against Gap and Banana Republic for Misleading Sales Tactic

    Class Action Lawsuit against Gap and Banana Republic for Misleading Sales Tactic
    Have you ever planned to make a purchase of an item solely because you thought it was on sale, only to find out at the cash register that the item is being sold at full-price? If so, you are not alone. Consumers in California have banned…
  • Nov 17

    Class Action Lawsuit against Gap and Banana Republic for Misleading Sales Tactic

    Class Action Lawsuit against Gap and Banana Republic for Misleading Sales Tactic
    Have you ever planned to make a purchase of an item solely because you thought it was on sale, only to find out at the cash register that the item is being sold at full-price? If so, you are not alone. Consumers in California have banned…
  • Nov 17

    Tylenol Liver Failure Lawsuit

    Tylenol Liver Failure Lawsuit
    Tylenol, the #1 doctor recommended brand of pain relief and a name trusted by Americans for years to treat aches and reduce fevers, has been linked to liver failure. A Tylenol liver failure lawsuit has been filed against Johnson &…
Rank this Week: 874

Consumer Goods & Retail…

Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Litigation Blog

Covers litigation-related issues concerning consumer packaged goods manufacturers, retailers, advertisers, consumers and attorneys. By Kotchen & Low LLP.

http://cpg-retail-litigation.kotchen.com/
Rank this Week: 370

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • May 26

    MIT Technology Review: Google Now Tracks Your Credit Card Purchases and Connects Them to Its Online Profile of You

    MIT Technology Review: Google Now Tracks Your Credit Card Purchases and Connects Them to Its Online Profile of You
    Here. This is for offline credit card purchases. Surveillance capitalism indeed. Excerpt: Google’s new ability to match people’s offline credit card purchases to their online lives is a stunning display of surveillance capitalism…
  • May 25

    My American Banker Op-ed: Would Wells scandal have come to light with a defanged CFPB?

    My American Banker Op-ed: Would Wells scandal have come to light with a defanged CFPB?
    Here. Excerpt: Wells Fargo’s opening of millions of phony accounts using the names of its customers was perhaps the most significant bank scandal to come to light since the financial crisis. But Hensarling’s Financial Choice Act,…
  • May 25

    Read one non-partisan analysis of Trump's budget

    Read one non-partisan analysis of Trump's budget
    The non-partisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has released this analysis of Trump's budget. Listed below are the Committee's five key findings. The first three seek simply to state what the Trump Administration says is coming,…
Rank this Week: 62

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • May 29

    Is Britain About to Exit Brexit?

    Is Britain About to Exit Brexit?
    A year ago, I took a non alarmist view on the European Union Referendum Act 2015, popularly known as "Brexit." I wrote a piece entitled "Brexit Will Lead to Greater Unity, Not Disintegration" for the American Bar…
  • May 29

    Your Mother-in-Law Pays Off Your Student Loans, Then You Divorce Her Son. Now What?

    Your Mother-in-Law Pays Off Your Student Loans, Then You Divorce Her Son. Now What?
    Here's another case for the "it's always better to get it in writing" file. Although here the failure to get the contract in writing doesn't doom recovery, it does just add an extra layer of analysis that might otherwise have...
  • May 26

    Ancestry.com Doesn't Want Your DNA Forever (At Least, Not Anymore)

    Ancestry.com Doesn't Want Your DNA Forever (At Least, Not Anymore)
    Earlier this week, Stacey Lantagne wrote a post about Ancestry.com’s Terms and Conditions. Among other things, it gives Ancestry.com a perpetual license to use its customers' DNA for…well, pretty much anything. Attorney Joel Winston wrote…
Rank this Week: 194

Cooper Elder Law

Cooper Elder Law

Covers Ohio estate planning, nursing home protection and qualifying for veterans benefits. By Thom L. Cooper Company, LPA.

http://cooperelderlaw.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 8

    Cooper, Adel & Associates Names Daniel H. Vu Partner

    Cooper, Adel & Associates Names Daniel H. Vu Partner
    Founder Thom L. Cooper and Managing Partner Mitchell J. Adel are pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Vu as partner in the law firm of Cooper, Adel and Associates. Vu will lead the development of the firm’s advance estate…
  • Apr 22

    Earth Day is a good opportunity to fertilize your estate plan.

    Earth Day is a good opportunity to fertilize your estate plan.
    By Attorney Ted Brown Earth Day is one of my favorite times of the year as it marks the dawn of spring and reminds us of the natural wonder of seasonal renewal. It gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on not only the pristine beauty…
  • Apr 7

    Ohio Under Fire Over Medicaid Regulation

    Ohio Under Fire Over Medicaid Regulation
    By Attorney Nathan Simpson In a recent opinion in the case Wagner v. McCarthy, a judge from the Federal District Court for Southern Ohio issued a preliminary injunction against the Ohio Department of Medicaid for its interpretation of federal…
Rank this Week: 682

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 396

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 865

Corporate Blawg UK

Corporate Blawg UK

Covers corporate, company and commercial law in the UK.

http://corporatelawuk.typepad.com/corporate_blawg/
  • Jul 8

    Blawg Review #116

    Blawg Review #116
    Always one to cut the mustard, Corporate Blawg has gone against the grain and spiced up the Blawg Review #116 with a shake of poetic sauce. The inspiration for this perspiration was found between a sesame bun on July 4th, that most celebrated…
  • Jul 2

    No work no pay puts pay to play

    No work no pay puts pay to play
    Jeepers. Corporate Blawg is looking like he's about to enter his 3rd week in a row of 50+ hours in the office. In May 2005: "The European Parliament has voted to scrap Britain's opt-out from the Working Time Directive and to limit workers to…
  • Jun 26

    Call it mid-life crises, call it what you will

    Call it mid-life crises, call it what you will
    Love makes you fat. Corporate Blawg loves his wife, but not his chub, so Corporate Blawg is trying to lose a little of his extra girth before it appears like he's about to give birth. This new momentim was prompted by Corporate Blawg…
Rank this Week: 964

Cosgrove Law Securities and…

Cosgrove Law Securities and Investment Blog

News and commentary on the latest securities and investment developments.

http://securitiesandinvestmentblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    REPRESENTING ELDERS AND ATHLETES

    REPRESENTING ELDERS AND ATHLETES
    It wouldn’t seem likely that elders and athletes would have much, if anything, in common.  But they do.  They are frequently blessed with substantial semi-liquid assets, and are therefore the targets of fraudulent or reckless…
  • Mar 24

    Kokesh v. SEC: Implications for the Statute of Limitations for Missouri Securities Enforcement Action

    Kokesh v. SEC: Implications for the Statute of Limitations for Missouri Securities Enforcement Action
     Kokesh v. SEC, Docket No. 16-529 (oral argument date April 18, 2017) – Implications for the Statute of Limitations for Missouri State Securities Enforcement Actions.By John R. Phillips, Counsel for Cosgrove Law Group, LLC and…
  • Feb 24

    Get Your Own Lawyer, Darn It!

    Get Your Own Lawyer, Darn It!
    Financial advisors facing an arbitration claim or regulatory inquiry often count on their broker-dealer or registered investment advisor for legal counsel. These “employers” will frequently provide them with an ostensibly…
Rank this Week: 513

Counterfeit Chic

Counterfeit Chic

Covers counterfeits and copycats in the fashion industry. By Susan Scafidi.

http://www.counterfeitchic.com/
  • Nov 26

    Studies in cyber shopping: MarkMonitor Shopping Report

    Studies in cyber shopping: MarkMonitor Shopping Report
    This year's Cyber Monday may be merely part of a cyber shopping season -- for the first time over half of American consumers shopped online during the holiday weekend -- but one thing hasn't changed: the counterfeiting conundrum we might call…
  • Nov 26

    Studies in cyber shopping: MarkMonitor Shopping Report

    Studies in cyber shopping: MarkMonitor Shopping Report
    This year's Cyber Monday may be merely part of a cyber shopping season -- for the first time over half of American consumers shopped online during the holiday weekend -- but one thing hasn't changed: the counterfeiting conundrum we might call…
  • Nov 7

    Of Burch battles, white bread, and wonder about WASP

    Of Burch battles, white bread, and wonder about WASP
    When Chris Burch's first C. Wonder store opened its lacquered lime-green doors, just around the corner from the distinctive lacquered orange doors of the original Tory Burch store, the visual association was striking.  The obvious question,…
Rank this Week: 349

Court News Ohio

Court News Ohio

Provides case announcements and decision highlights. From the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Government Telecommunications.

http://www.courtnewsohio.gov/
Rank this Week: 962

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • May 29

    Worth the Read

    Worth the Read
    David F. Jacobs, Fifth Amendment in the Digital World, 43 THE REPORTER 2 (2017). This should be read considering the recent Air Force Article 62, UCMJ, appeal in United States v. Blatney, Misc. Dkt. No. 2016-16 (A.F. Ct. Crim. App. 22 May…
  • May 29

    A Hills-Hukill trailer of interest

    A Hills-Hukill trailer of interest
    In United States v. Hills, 75 M.J. 350 (C.A.A.F. 2016), the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces decided that– [B]ecause the evidence of the charged sexual misconduct was already admissible in order to prove the offenses at issue,…
  • May 29

    Who decides–a lawyer or a not a lawyer

    Who decides–a lawyer or a not a lawyer
    The ongoing discussion about removing the line officer convening authority from making court-martial decisions is not new, nor are the criticisms of how a military justice process should work.  Check out– Fred L. Borch, Military…
Rank this Week: 566

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • May 29

    Two Miami-Dade Cops, One Civilian Injured in Wrong-Way Car Crash

    Two Miami-Dade Cops, One Civilian Injured in Wrong-Way Car Crash
    Two Miami-Dade police officers were struck by a suspected DUI driver going the wrong way on Sunday morning. All three of the involved persons were hospitalized and are currently listed in stable condition. Authorities identified the suspected…
  • May 26

    Chad Thomas Gorman of Lake Park, Florida Arrested On Child Porn Charge

    Chad Thomas Gorman of Lake Park, Florida Arrested On Child Porn Charge
    Chad Thomas Gorman of Lake Park, Florida was arrested at a Wal-Mart in Jupiter last week after he was allegedly caught taking upskirt photos of a woman. Police reportedly found 400 pictures of women on his phone, including eight upskirt…
  • May 25

    Juan Calero of Hialeah Charged in 2015 Crash That Killed Liza Angulo and Jonathan Raymond Astaphan

    Juan Calero of Hialeah Charged in 2015 Crash That Killed Liza Angulo and Jonathan Raymond Astaphan
    Juan Calero of Hialeah is being charged for his involvement in the 2015 crash that killed high school graduate Liza Angulo of Miramar and third-year medical student Jonathan Raymond Astaphan. Calero, 45, was reportedly operating a flatbed…
Rank this Week: 825

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

Covers New York insurance coverage cases and issues. By Roy A. Mura.

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 243

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • May 26

    Taking Online Dispute Resolution To The Next Level

    Taking Online Dispute Resolution To The Next Level
    Yesterday I purchased a travel alarm clock through Amazon. This morning, the manufacturer emailed me with instructions for its use, including a very important point about switching the travel lock button off to activate the clock. The clock…
  • May 18

    Puerto Rico Bankruptcy: More on Audio

    Puerto Rico Bankruptcy: More on Audio
    As my last post mentioned, release of hearing audio recordings does not appear to be standard practice in the District of Puerto Rico district court. But that isn't for lack of authority within that court. Standing Order 8, adopted in...
  • May 15

    Midland Got It Right (Sort Of)

    Midland Got It Right (Sort Of)
    The Supreme Court got it right in Midland Funding LLC v. Johnson, which holds that it is not a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to file a proof of claim in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy based on...
Rank this Week: 141

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Apr 27

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money
    Most of your favorite pundits are owned by the same big donors who control elections. These relationships are never disclosed. You can, however, help me expose the corrupt. Go to Guidestar.org It's free to register. Search for the name of the…
  • Feb 10

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter
    Clifford Durand is a student at St. John's University who recently threatened to "smash" a "bitch" in his class because she had a Donald Trump sticker on her computer. (You can find an archive of the Tweet here.) None of…
  • Jan 25

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life
    Marc Randazza is a lawyer's lawyer. When someone threatened you with a lawsuit or some up drama came up, Randazza was the man you called. He was more generous with his time than any lawyer I'd ever known. As one of his many lawyer-clients,…
Rank this Week: 165

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 29

    Lest We Forget

    Lest We Forget
    Let us all take a moment today to remember those who gave the last full measure of devotion to the cause of freedom....
  • May 28

    Insomnia Is for Our Enemie

    Insomnia Is for Our Enemie
    This is off topic, but too good to pass up.Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis let one journalist know how accurate his fearless reputation apparently is.In a wide-ranging interview with CBS' John Dickerson, Mattis was asked, "What keeps…
  • May 28

    Heather Mac Donald Annihilates Criticism of Mandatory Minimum

    Heather Mac Donald Annihilates Criticism of Mandatory Minimum
    I've often said that Heather Mac Donald is the best in the business for analyzing policy about police practices and sentencing.  She proves it again in her May 25 piece from the Wall Street Journal (link not presently available).…
Rank this Week: 96

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Covers issues in criminal defense. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://criminaldefenseblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    The Embarrassment Of The George Zimmerman Verdict

    The Embarrassment Of The George Zimmerman Verdict
    The result of a verdict today in a criminal trial is that everyone with a twitter or Facebook account gets to let the world know how ignorant they are of the criminal justice system. I know, First Amendment. But your ignorance shows…
  • Dec 30

    About That DUI Checkpoint On Miami Beach Friday Afternoon

    About That DUI Checkpoint On Miami Beach Friday Afternoon
    Last Friday night (12/28/2012), in the middle of the holiday vacation season, there was a DUI Checkpoint on the way to Miami Beach. When I say "on the way," I mean at about 6:30 p.m. Now let me say this: I don't have a problem with DUI…
  • Dec 15

    Because There's Nothing To Say

    Because There's Nothing To Say
    But sometimes,  we forget what we got,  who we are,  Oh who we are not,  I think we gotta chance,  to make it right  - Amos Lee - Keep it Loose, Keep It Tight It's early Saturday morning. My treasured…
Rank this Week: 934

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • May 26

    Police Misconduct Sends Innocent Man to Prison for 20 Year

    Police Misconduct Sends Innocent Man to Prison for 20 Year
    THE POLICE AND FABRICATION OF EVIDENCE   The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the police from fabricating evidence; that the courts still have to remind law enforcement of this basic premise speaks volumes…
  • May 24

    Indecency With a Child is Serious Business in texa

    Indecency With a Child is Serious Business in texa
    Historically, statutory rape laws prohibit sexual conduct between an adult and a person under the age of consent. These laws are premised on the notion that persons under the age of consent, female or male, are incapable to consenting…
  • May 24

    What Is “Account Takeover” Fraud?

    What Is “Account Takeover” Fraud?
    Any online banking accounts or credit cards are subject to fraudulent takeover. There was a time not so long ago when fraudsters targeted credit card numbers. With the advent of EMV chip-card technology, credit card fraudsters are now going…
Rank this Week: 324

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • May 25

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?
    After going through an accident that ends up with injuries, the victim will never know the full extent of their damages until some time has passed after the accident. Even if a person believes that their injury was minor, they could suffer…
  • May 5

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?
    Many people might find it difficult to go seek help for a mental disorder that they may have. Obtaining a diagnosis is the first step in receiving treatment. Going to a physician’s office may be the first step, but not the last.…
  • Apr 10

    Important Witnesses That May Be Needed in Personal Injury Case

    Important Witnesses That May Be Needed in Personal Injury Case
    Important Witnesses That May Be Needed in Personal Injury Cases Most people who seek a personal injury claim do not know the aspects that are going to be associated with their case. There are a variety of things that need to be performed and…
Rank this Week: 213

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 235

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • May 29

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 861 Surveying the Law of Emojis Eric Goldman Santa Clara University - School of Law Date posted to database: 1 May 2017 2 429 Judging Sexual Assault Trials: Systemic...
  • May 29

    Joy & Uphoff on Counselling Clients about Physical Evidence

    Joy & Uphoff on Counselling Clients about Physical Evidence
    Peter A. Joy and Rodney J. Uphoff (Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Missouri School of Law) have posted ‘What Do I Do with the Porn on My Computer?’: How a Lawyer Should Counsel...
  • May 29

    Galoob on Retributivism and Criminal Procedure

    Galoob on Retributivism and Criminal Procedure
    Stephen Galoob (University of Tulsa College of Law) has posted Retributivism and Criminal Procedure (New Criminal Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Retributivist theories of punishment are in tension with due process.…
Rank this Week: 34

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • May 28

    Former Royal Caribbean Crew Member Convicted of Murdering Family Who He Met During Cruise

    Former Royal Caribbean Crew Member Convicted of Murdering Family Who He Met During Cruise
    Newspapers are reporting that a jury in Canada convicted a former Royal Caribbean waiter, from Mauritius, of murdering a young woman and her family who he met during a cruise in 2009.  In December of 2009, two weeks before…
  • May 27

    Celebrity Constellation Delayed in Barcelona

    Celebrity Constellation Delayed in Barcelona
    Celebrity Cruises passengers intending to depart yesterday on the Celebrity Constellation from Barcelona, Spain are stuck in that port for two days due to propulsion issues, even though the cruise ship just came out of dry dock. During the…
  • May 22

    Drug Mules Used Costa Cruise Ships to Smuggle Cocaine

    Drug Mules Used Costa Cruise Ships to Smuggle Cocaine
    For a two year period from 2012 to 2014, as many as thirty-four people who posed as cruise ship passengers on Costa ships participated in a smuggling network that transported hashish from Morocco to Brazil and cocaine from South America…
Rank this Week: 158

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • May 22

    Cruise Passenger Protection Act Would Bring Welcome Improvements to the Industry

    Cruise Passenger Protection Act Would Bring Welcome Improvements to the Industry
    Many people assume that a cruise line is responsible for providing a safe environment during the cruise and taking responsibility when issues arise. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. However, a new bill introduced to Congress late…
  • May 17

    Boating Accident Kills Recent University of Miami Graduate and Injures Other

    Boating Accident Kills Recent University of Miami Graduate and Injures Other
    Boating accidents are not an issue to be taken lightly. Although most people assume that a day of recreational water sports is just fun and games, the death of a recent UM graduate reminds us that tragedy can strike on the water when you…
  • May 12

    Drug Bust Aboard the Island Princess Delayed Departure by Several Hour

    Drug Bust Aboard the Island Princess Delayed Departure by Several Hour
    When you think of a cruise vacation, illegal narcotics probably do not come to mind. However, this week, that’s exactly what many passengers aboard the Island Princess were likely thinking about, as a search of their ship turned up an…
Rank this Week: 134

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 765

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Nov 25

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation
    Category: Legal History Body: For a brief history of Thanksgiving presidential proclamations and congressional resolutions beginning with the first Federal Congress, see the following National Archives web page: Congress Establishes…
  • Nov 23

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Administrative Appeals Opinions Body: SC19458 - Cales v. Office of Victim Services ("The plaintiffs...appeal from the judgment of the trial court dismissing their appeal from the decision of a Victim Compensation…
  • Nov 23

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC37980 - O’Brien v. O’Brien ("The dispositive issue raised by the plaintiff in the present appeal is whether, after remand, the court improperly skewed its equitable distribution…
Rank this Week: 923

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    Exploring a New Way to Find Smuggled Artifacts: K-9 Artifact Finder

    Exploring a New Way to Find Smuggled Artifacts: K-9 Artifact Finder
    Imagine a new way to catch antiquities traffickers using specially trained working dogs.CHL suggested the idea in a blog post last year. Now Red Arch is on its way toward making that idea into a reality.The K-9 Artifact Finders program…
  • Apr 29

    National Antiquities Take-Back Day

    National Antiquities Take-Back Day
    Today is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Each year the Drug Enforcement Administration coordinates with federal, state, county, and local police and police to collect millions of pounds of unused medications stored in household…
  • Apr 20

    Federal Court Leaves CPIA Coin Import Regs Untouched

    Federal Court Leaves CPIA Coin Import Regs Untouched
    The District Court of Maryland once again has refused the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild's (ACCG) invitation to strike down or weaken import restrictions that protect endangered ancient coins. The court instead ordered the forfeiture…
Rank this Week: 777

Culture Forum Blog

Culture Forum Blog

From the Forum on Law, Culture & Society at Fordham Law.

http://www.forumonlawcultureandsociety.org/blog/
  • Oct 14

    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg

    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg
    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg FOLCS acknowledges the death of one of our former Film Series guests, the legendary civil rights attorney, Jack Greenberg, who passed away on October 12, 2016, at age 91. Greenberg argued 40 cases before the…
  • Aug 3

    The 6 types of lawyer movies (by Thane Rosenbaum)

    The 6 types of lawyer movies (by Thane Rosenbaum)
    When it comes to films about the legal system, spoiler alerts aren’t necessary. For the most part, there’s little ambiguity about where a law film is going—no real surprises, few cliffhangers and not much in the way of…
  • Jul 5

    FOLCS’ Remembers Auschwitz Survivor and Holocaust Hero Elie Wiesel

    FOLCS’ Remembers Auschwitz Survivor and Holocaust Hero Elie Wiesel
    FOLCS is deeply saddened to hear that Elie Wiesel passed away on July 2, 2016 at age 87. Wiesel was an inspirational Holocaust hero, Auschwitz survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and remarkable novelist. Wiesel was born in Sighet,…
Rank this Week: 555

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/
  • May 26

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Common Agricultural Policy (Control and Enforcement, Cross-Compliance, Scrutiny of Transactions and Appeals) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2017 The Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 29 and Commencement No. 17, 19, 22, 23 and…
  • May 26

    Roberts -v-Johnstone after the change in discount rate: a high court decision – Zenith PI Blog

    Roberts -v-Johnstone after the change in discount rate: a high court decision – Zenith PI Blog
    ‘The recent change in the discount rate was covered on this blog. One issue that arose was how the courts were going to treat the Roberts -v- Johnstone approach to accommodation claims. It was not practical to use a multiplier that was…
  • May 26

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Bashir & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 397 (25 May 2017) Hancock & Anor v Revenue & Customs [2017] EWCA Civ 198 (25 May 2017) Newby…
Rank this Week: 5

Current copyright readings

Current copyright readings

Bibliography of current articles on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Teach Act and other copyright issues. By M. Claire Stewart.

http://copyrightreadings.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 4

    Wal-Mart Drops DRM Servers, Customers Lose Music

    Wal-Mart Drops DRM Servers, Customers Lose Music
    Wal-Mart Drops DRM Servers, Customers Lose Musicby Scott NicholsPC World, publication date: 29 September 2008 "Wal-Mart is just following the recent trend of screwing over customers by dropping DRM, as led by Microsoft and Yahoo. Sure,…
  • May 23

    First Sale Victory in Vernor

    First Sale Victory in Vernor
    First Sale Victory in Vernorby WILLIAM PATRYPatry Copyright Blog, publication date: 22 May 2008 "...Judge Jones found that the transactions were legal. To do so, he had to wade through a thicket of court of appeals' opinions, ultimately…
  • May 23

    Microsoft news: confirms a broadcast flag, announces ODF support, drops book program

    Microsoft news: confirms a broadcast flag, announces ODF support, drops book program
    A very interesting week for Microsoft news: confirms a broadcast flag, announces ODF support, drops book programMicrosoft confirms Windows adheres to broadcast flagby Greg SandovalCNet News, publication date:18 May 2008 Open-Source File…
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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:
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    The Warrant, the Network Investigative Technique and Child Pornograph

    The Warrant, the Network Investigative Technique and Child Pornograph
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas: U.S. v. Perdue, 2017 WL 661378 (2017). The judge begins the opinion by explaining that[t]he instant motions to suppress and dismiss the indictment…
  • May 26

    Child Pornography, the Laptop and Asset Forfeiture

    Child Pornography, the Laptop and Asset Forfeiture
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. DistrictCourt for the Western District of North Carolina: United States v. Chase, 2017 WL 1966747 (2017). The issue in the case is whether Chase should be required to forfeit his laptop…
  • May 24

    The Undocumented Aliens, the State Insurance Database and the Fourth Amendment

    The Undocumented Aliens, the State Insurance Database and the Fourth Amendment
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit: United States v. Broca-Martinez, 2017 WL 1521492 (2017).  As Wikipedia explains, this court is one of several U.S. Courts of Appeals which have…
Rank this Week: 714

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 28

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce
    In August, a new NBC sitcom will premiere starring Marlon Wayans that will show a more loving side of divorce. “Marlon,” which premieres Wednesday, Aug. 16 (9/8 CT), is a lighthearted comedy about a father doing his best to…
  • Mar 27

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?
    Question: My wife has forced me out of the home we own together by changing the locks and security codes. Can she still make me pay half of the mortgage payments until the house is sold? Does she have the right to force me out in this way?…
  • Mar 24

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?
    Question: I share 50/50 custody of my son with my ex-wife. For about six years, I paid child support. We recently mediated and child support was eliminated. I am planning on retiring in about a year while my ex is going to be working for…
Rank this Week: 30

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 527

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • May 12

    Smith & Nephew Birmingham Resurfacing premature hip failure

    Smith & Nephew Birmingham Resurfacing premature hip failure
    Smith & Nephew Birmingham Resurfacing premature hip failure. Many metal hip manufacturers have been under fire for the past decade over the premature failure of their metal on metal hip designs. Smith & Nephew Birmingham Resurfacing…
  • May 5

    J&J successfully blocks first Xarelto Bleeding Injury trial

    J&J successfully blocks first Xarelto Bleeding Injury trial
    J&J successfully blocks first Xarelto Bleeding Injury trial. A Louisiana jury found for Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG in the first Xarelto internal bleeding product liability lawsuit to go to trial. Xarelto bleeding injury lawsuits.…
  • May 2

    Ethicon Hernia Mesh Adhesions Lawsuit

    Ethicon Hernia Mesh Adhesions Lawsuit
    Man claims that Ethicon hernia mesh adhesions injuries were due to the plastic product. Charles Racine from Delaware recently filed a product liability lawsuit because of injuries from the Ethicon Physiomesh that was used during his ventral…
Rank this Week: 132

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    What If The Insurance Company Says The Claim Will Be Paid – ERISA

    What If The Insurance Company Says The Claim Will Be Paid – ERISA
    Insurance lawyers needs to know about this ERISA case.  It is from the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, and is styled, Houston Metro And Spine Surgery Center, LLC v. BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois, et…
  • May 27

    Homeowners Policies And Hail Claim

    Homeowners Policies And Hail Claim
    Parker county insurance lawyers will see lots of homeowners claims resulting from hail damage claims.  When this occurs and the insurance company does not want to pay the claim and a lawsuit is filed, the likely result is the insurance…
  • May 25

    ERISA And Administrative Review

    ERISA And Administrative Review
    ERISA lawyers can tell you how important the administrative record is when fighting adverse determinations in ERISA cases.  This is illustrated in a 2017 case from the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston…
Rank this Week: 130

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • May 29

    Standard Personal Injury Terms Defined

    Standard Personal Injury Terms Defined
    Injury Attorney Helping Florida Victims Understand Personal Injury Terms During your personal injury lawsuit, you will hear various terms from your attorney, from the paperwork that you read, and from the insurance company. While you do not…
  • May 22

    10 Safety Tips for New Motorcycle Rider

    10 Safety Tips for New Motorcycle Rider
    Florida Motorcycle Rider Injury Lawyer Motorcycles are supposed to be fun and exciting. Most people buy a bike because they want to enjoy the open road, the wind in their hair, and freedom. Unfortunately, motorcycles are extremely dangerous…
  • May 19

    What Families Should Do To Prevent Elderly Relatives From Being In A Car Accident In Florida

    What Families Should Do To Prevent Elderly Relatives From Being In A Car Accident In Florida
    The post What Families Should Do To Prevent Elderly Relatives From Being In A Car Accident In Florida appeared first on David M. Benenfeld.
Rank this Week: 357

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • May 19

    Court Finds Exit Ramp Roadway Meets Safety Standard

    Court Finds Exit Ramp Roadway Meets Safety Standard
    In Elliott v. State, No. M2016-00392-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. March 13, 2017), the Court of Appeals affirmed the Claims Commission’s finding that plaintiff failed to prove that “the State was negligent in the design,…
  • May 16

    Acknowledgement Letter Used to Establish Pre-suit Notice

    Acknowledgement Letter Used to Establish Pre-suit Notice
    In Runions v. Jackson-Madison County General Hospital Dist., No. W2016-00901-COA-R9-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Feb. 7, 2017), the Tennessee Court of Appeals analyzed a case in which pre-suit notice for an HCLA claim was mistakenly sent to the wrong…
  • May 15

    Patient Alleging Rape at Hospital – Pre-suit Notice Not Required

    Patient Alleging Rape at Hospital – Pre-suit Notice Not Required
    In Cordell v. Cleveland Tenn. Hosp., LLC, No. M2016-01466-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Feb. 27, 2017), the Court of Appeals reversed dismissal in a case filed against a hospital, determining that the complaint did not contain claims covered by…
Rank this Week: 453

DBL Law Blog

DBL Law Blog

Covers business, construction, employment and real estate law in Ohio and Kentucky. By Dressman Benzinger LaVelle.

http://www.dbllaw.com/blog/
  • May 1

    SCOKY Decision Discusses Applicability of Witness Rule to Expert

    SCOKY Decision Discusses Applicability of Witness Rule to Expert
    In McAbee v. Chapman, 504 S.W.3d 18 (Ky. 2016), the Kentucky  Supreme Court in an opinion by Justice Lisabeth Hughes considered at length the applicability of KRE 615 to expert witnesses.  That Rule of Evidence codifies what is…
  • Apr 24

    Nancy A. Spivey is DBL Law’s New Marketing Director

    Nancy A. Spivey is DBL Law’s New Marketing Director
    CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – April 24, 2017 – DBL Law is pleased to announce the addition of Nancy A. Spivey as its new Marketing Director. Nancy A. Spivey will provide strategic guidance in managing the firm’s day-to-day marketing…
  • Mar 22

    Statewide Hunger-Relief Effort Comes to Northern Kentucky

    Statewide Hunger-Relief Effort Comes to Northern Kentucky
    Crestview Hills, KY. (March 22, 2017) – DBL Law is pleased to announce that it will be participating in the inaugural Kentucky Legal Food Frenzy from March 27 to April 7, 2017. The Food Frenzy is a statewide fund drive competition among…
Rank this Week: 756

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law…

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers automobile accidents, burn injury, child safety, defective products, police misconduct, premises liability and truck accidents. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://injurylaw.reganfirm.com/
  • Mar 14

    Safety Strategies for Avoiding St. Patrick’s Day Accident

    Safety Strategies for Avoiding St. Patrick’s Day Accident
    On March 17th, millions of people will adorn Shamrock-themed costumes and ring in St. Patrick’s Day with green beer and corned beef. Enjoy the festivities, but be mindful when engaging in revelry. For complicated psychological and…
  • Mar 10

    Safety Advocacy Group Calls on U.S. Regulators to Reopen Jeep Probe

    Safety Advocacy Group Calls on U.S. Regulators to Reopen Jeep Probe
    The Center for Auto Safety (CAS), a consumer watchdog group, is calling upon U.S. regulating authorities to reopen an investigation into older Jeep SUVs made by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Since a June 2013 recall, models with…
  • Mar 8

    Pedestrian Death Totals Spike in 2015

    Pedestrian Death Totals Spike in 2015
    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner Newly-released data indicates that pedestrian deaths increased by approximately 10 percent in 2015 over 2014, according to a report by the Governors Highway Safety Association. The…
Rank this Week: 848

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 10

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 25

    Antitrust: Will DOJ “Dawn Raids” Become More Common?

    Antitrust: Will DOJ “Dawn Raids” Become More Common?
    The DOJ’s Antitrust Division has traditionally used civil processes (subpoenas & CIDs) to gather evidence. However, this Clifford Chance memo says that 2 recent “dawn raids” may signal a change in tactics: On May 2,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 446

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Can I Use Couture Photos for Wikipedia Entry?

    Can I Use Couture Photos for Wikipedia Entry?
    GEORGE HALLEY -  1968 COTY "WINNIE" AWARDLace Baby Doll Dress with Flower and BowDear Rich: My father was a photographer who at times worked for newspapers and free-lance for himself. He died in 1972 and the works in question were taken…
  • May 13

    Can We Use Ancestry and DNA Information in Book?

    Can We Use Ancestry and DNA Information in Book?
    19th Century imagery used by abolitionist organizations in their efforts to turn northern Americans against slavery. I’m helping two authors with a manuscript about their experiences researching their ancestors who were…
  • Apr 9

    Lyric Writer Wants to License Song

    Lyric Writer Wants to License Song
    Felice and Boudreaux Bryant, cowriters of Bye Bye Love, Wake UpLittle Susie, All I Have to Do Is Dream, Rocky Top, and other great hitsDear Rich: I write song lyrics and about three years ago collaborated by email with a composer. He sent me…
Rank this Week: 387

Declarations and Exclusions

Declarations and Exclusions

News and comment on California insurance law, the politics of insurance, and other risky business. By George Wallace.

http://www.declarationsandexclusions.com/
  • Nov 3

    BLAWG REVIEW #325.8 <br>"May There Be No Moaning of the Bar"

    BLAWG REVIEW #325.8 &lt;br&gt;"May There Be No Moaning of the Bar"
    ~~~ Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, * * * Twilight and evening bell, And after that the dark! And may...
  • Apr 2

    Blawg Review #315

    Blawg Review #315
    Welcome to Blawg Review #315, the initial Monday edition of the resurgent Blawg Review, the weekly blog carnival for everyone interested in the law.  Launched originally in April 2005, and overseen by the still-anonymous Editor, Blawg…
  • Mar 15

    Marc Randazza: The Mark of Excellence

    Marc Randazza: The Mark of Excellence
    You will recall, perhaps, that I am a defendant in The Litigation Commonly Known as Rakofsky v. Internet. I have not posted updates on the case since last October, principally because the case was subject to a stay order. With the stay in…
Rank this Week: 468

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • May 15

    Small Progress Against Implicit Corruption in Harris County Court

    Small Progress Against Implicit Corruption in Harris County Court
    I took Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg to task here for not stepping aside from the decision whether to retry David Temple for the murder of his wife. I saw it as a disappointing example of implicit corruption in the Harris…
  • Apr 27

    Meet the ACLU’s Free-Speech Trojan Horse

    Meet the ACLU’s Free-Speech Trojan Horse
    “I’m what you’d call a true believer in the First Amendment,” Rowland announced. “It’s foundational. I’ve criticized the staff attorney with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology…
  • Apr 9

    Theory: Direct or Indirect Criminal Trial Advocacy

    Theory: Direct or Indirect Criminal Trial Advocacy
    In hypnosis, there are two basic styles of inducing trance: the direct, or “authoritarian” style, and the indirect, or “Ericksonian” (named after Milton Erickson) style. The direct: “Close your eyes.” The…
Rank this Week: 537