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Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 174

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Sep 30

    Elder Advocates Worry About Massachusetts Assisted Living Resident

    Elder Advocates Worry About Massachusetts Assisted Living Resident
    According to elder advocates, the state’s Executive Office of Elder Affairs, which oversees some 224 facilities, is not properly equipped to protect Massachusetts assisted living residents, who are too often at risk of getting hurt. The…
  • Sep 30

    $1.25 Million Verdict Awarded to Man Who Cut Off Fingers with Unsafe Table Saw

    $1.25 Million Verdict Awarded to Man Who Cut Off Fingers with Unsafe Table Saw
    An Illinois woodworker was awarded a $1.25 million jury verdict after he was severely injured while using a defective Ryobi table saw. Brandon Stollings, 30, lost his index finger and parts of his two other fingers when his Ryobi saw…
Rank this Week: 187

InfoBytes Blog

InfoBytes Blog

Monitors and reports on news, legal developments and legislative actions affecting the financial services industry. By Buckley Sandler LLP.

http://www.infobytesblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    CFPB Enforcement Action Targets Bank’s Add-On Product Billing Practice

    CFPB Enforcement Action Targets Bank’s Add-On Product Billing Practice
    On September 24, the CFPB announced a consent order with a large national bank to address alleged unfair practices related to add-on identity theft protection products marketed by the bank and sold and administered by a third-party service…
  • Sep 26

    CFPB Finalizes Rule Defining Larger Participants Of The International Money Transfer Market

    CFPB Finalizes Rule Defining Larger Participants Of The International Money Transfer Market
    On September 23, the CFPB issued a Final Rule that defines which nonbank covered persons are designated “larger participants” for purposes of the international money transfer market. In particular, this rule, which finalizes a…
  • Sep 26

    FFIEC and CFPB Announce Updates To Web-Based HMDA Database And Tool

    FFIEC and CFPB Announce Updates To Web-Based HMDA Database And Tool
    On September 22, the FFIEC announced an update to its online database for analyzing HMDA data and the CFPB announced updates to the agency’s corresponding HMDA tools. Originally launched in September 2013, the tool focuses on the number…
Rank this Week: 182

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Oct 1

    Social Insecurity

    Social Insecurity
    The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has imposed a reprimand and other sanctions on an attorney for ethical violations relating to a fee dispute with his law firm. The court agreed with its Lawyer Disciplinary Board that only two...
  • Oct 1

    Buck Rogers In The 21st Century

    Buck Rogers In The 21st Century
    When lawyers sue their former clients for unpaid fees, the result often is a return volley alleging legal malpractice. The New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department dealt with such a situation in a decision issued…
  • Oct 1

    Murdter, He Wrote (But Not the Briefs)

    Murdter, He Wrote (But Not the Briefs)
    A District of Columbia Hearing Committee has taken the unusual step of recommending a more severe sanction than that proposed by the Office of Bar Counsel. The matter involved an experienced attorney (with a private practice and Department of…
Rank this Week: 184

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Child Pornography, Videos and "Hackers"

    Child Pornography, Videos and "Hackers"
    After Lawson Hardrick, Jr. was “found guilty after a jury trial of two counts of knowingly receiving visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct in violation of 18 U.S. Code § 2252(a)(2),” he…
  • Sep 29

    The Traffic Stop, the K-9 and the Computer Check

    The Traffic Stop, the K-9 and the Computer Check
    After local Georgia police found “marijuana in a car that was stopped for lane infractions, Patrick Scott and Dorian Allen, the driver and passenger, respectively, were indicted for the possession of more than one ounce of…
  • Sep 26

    Child Pornography, Slack Space and “Possession”

    Child Pornography, Slack Space and “Possession”
    After a “general court-martial composed of officer and enlisted members convicted [Shane A. Nichlos] . . . of two specifications of knowingly possessing child pornography in violation of Article 134, Uniform Code of Military…
Rank this Week: 186

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 200

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Sep 30

    The Future of Bank-Loan Fund Investment

    The Future of Bank-Loan Fund Investment
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Investors have been pulling substantial amounts of money away from Bank-Loan funds, floating rate bank loans sold to institutional investors and mutual funds with…
  • Sep 29

    FINRA’s New Rule Proposal for Brokers’ Background Check

    FINRA’s New Rule Proposal for Brokers’ Background Check
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices:  FINRA is launching a new rule that would require brokers to put in place written procedures to verify the accuracy of information contained in their Forms U-4,…
  • Sep 24

    Risks Related To Floating-Rate Investment

    Risks Related To Floating-Rate Investment
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices:  Floating-rate investments could be an effective way to diversify fixed-income portfolios in today’s low-yield environment. However, investors need to…
Rank this Week: 203

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Homeless Man Charged in Fatal Ypsilanti Township Heroin Case

    Homeless Man Charged in Fatal Ypsilanti Township Heroin Case
    Russell Smith, a 37-year-old man that according to court records is homeless, was arrested and charged in a case involving an Ypsilanti Township man who died after Smith provided him with heroin, according to news articles at Mlive.com. The…
  • Sep 29

    Fatal Ontario Crash Involving Big Rig Results in Arrest of Driver on Suspicion of DUI

    Fatal Ontario Crash Involving Big Rig Results in Arrest of Driver on Suspicion of DUI
    Earlier this month, Hilario Homberto Urena was arrested on suspicion of DUI after the big rig he was driving crossed a yellow line and struck on oncoming vehicle head-on. The driver of the other vehicle died of the injuries he sustained,…
  • Sep 26

    Handyman Charged in Murder of Bloomfield Township Resident

    Handyman Charged in Murder of Bloomfield Township Resident
    Earlier this week, a Wayne man was charged in the September 4 homicide of a Bloomfield Township resident. Bart Mitchell Spencer, a 45-year-old handyman, is suspected of murdering 77-year-old William Whitelaw. According to news reports at the…
Rank this Week: 183

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 196

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/
  • Sep 30

    Jail Term Not a Bar For Jail Inmate’s Ability to Communicate

    Jail Term Not a Bar For Jail Inmate’s Ability to Communicate
    Underwood v. Menfre, 2014 WL 67644 (M.D. Fla. Jan. 8, 2014). Aggrieved by her inability to write letters to her husband with sensitive, personal information, and send him inter alia photographs, drawings, and newspaper clippings, the…
  • Sep 29

    Merchandise Certificates are Not Coupons And Therefore CAFA Did Not Apply to Louis Vuitton Settlement

    Merchandise Certificates are Not Coupons And Therefore CAFA Did Not Apply to Louis Vuitton Settlement
    Morey v. Louis Vuitton N. America, Inc., 2014 WL 109194 (S.D. Cal. Jan. 9, 2014). A District Court granted final approval to a settlement reached between the parties holding that the settlement was fair and reasonable, and that because the…
  • Sep 26

    Suit on behalf of All Taxpayers in a State is Deemed a Class Action Under CAFA

    Suit on behalf of All Taxpayers in a State is Deemed a Class Action Under CAFA
    Brown v. Mortgage Elec. Reg. Systems, Inc., 2013 WL 6851088 (8th Cir. Dec. 31, 2013) The Eighth Circuit affirmed the order of a District Court denying a Plaintiff’s motion to remand holding that, because Arkansas cases involving the…
Rank this Week: 201

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 199

AttorneySync Blog

AttorneySync Blog

Covers legal marketing strategies.

http://www.attorneysync.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Personal Injury Lawyer in Philadelphia SERP Analysi

    Personal Injury Lawyer in Philadelphia SERP Analysi
    The image below is a screenshot of a Google search engine result page for the query, “personal injury lawyer in philadelphia.” It was performed in an incognito Chrome browser with location set to Philadelphia, PA on September 29,…
  • Aug 4

    How Google’s Pigeon Update Might Impact Your Law Firm

    How Google’s Pigeon Update Might Impact Your Law Firm
    By now, you’ve probably heard something about Google’s recent Pigeon update. In short, Pigeon has rocked local search results. In many instances, it’s rocked them for the worse. SEL has a great Pigeon expert round-up. Here…
  • Jul 10

    Google AdWords Auction Update from Hal Varian

    Google AdWords Auction Update from Hal Varian
    Over at Inside AdWords, Google’s Chief Economist, Hal Varian has posted some additional insights about Quality Score and the AdWords Auction. Google users want ads they see to be relevant. They don’t want to be bothered by ads…
Rank this Week: 195

The Law Offices of Robert J.…

The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C.

Covers debt collection and consumer law.

http://nahoumlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Can a Debt Collector Restrain My Entire Bank Account? What Assets Are Exempt from a Bank Restraint?

    Can a Debt Collector Restrain My Entire Bank Account? What Assets Are Exempt from a Bank Restraint?
    By Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been notified by your bank that your account has been frozen by a debt collector who was awarded a judgment against you in a lawsuit on an old debt.  You just got paid and you need that…
  • Sep 24

    What’s The Difference Between A Loan Servicer And A Debt Collector?

    What’s The Difference Between A Loan Servicer And A Debt Collector?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum Federal debt collection laws known as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA for short) regulates the collection of consumer debts by third party debt collectors.  The FDCPA precludes debt collectors from…
  • Sep 22

    What To Do When a Debt Collector Freezes a Joint Bank Account In New York

    What To Do When a Debt Collector Freezes a Joint Bank Account In New York
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: In New York, the quickest way for a debt collector to collect on a judgment is with a frozen or “restrained” bank account.  Often, a consumer doesn’t even know he or she has been sued…
Rank this Week: 206

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Sep 29

    Keeping Construction Issues Out of Court at Construction Law North Carolina

    Keeping Construction Issues Out of Court at Construction Law North Carolina
    For this week’s post, I am taking a trip to the great Construction Law in North Carolina blog run by a friend and fellow construction attorney, Melissa Brumback (@melissabrumback).  Over at her blog, I discuss how to keep…
  • Sep 23

    Early Action on Your Construction Contract is Key

    Early Action on Your Construction Contract is Key
    I bang the drum of early and frequent consultation with one of us construction attorneys on a regular basis here at Musings and in other places of the “blawgosphere.” Why do I do this?  Doesn’t such consultation help to…
  • Sep 15

    Just Because Your Employee Was Supposed to Work Safely. . .

    Just Because Your Employee Was Supposed to Work Safely. . .
    Here at Construction Law Musings, I’ve discussed the need to keep up with your safety program and stay out of the cross-hairs of the state and federal safety inspectors. The Virginia Court of Appeals gave a stark reminder of this fact…
Rank this Week: 190

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

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

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 192

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Sep 29

    Westlaw Day (7-8 October 2014)

    Westlaw Day (7-8 October 2014)
    You are cordially invited to the Westlaw Day training sessions.  Multiple sessions will be offered each day by Westlaw specialist trainer in the Computer Room, Lui Che Woo Law Library, 1/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus. …
  • Sep 25

    MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime

    MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime
    Due to required server maintenance, the MedDRA Web-Based Browser will not be available from Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 10pm to Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 6am; and Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 from 1pm to 11pm. addthis_url =…
  • Sep 16

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenew

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenew
    A system maintenance for Wisenews / Wisers Service Platforms has been scheduled on Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 from 18:00 to 23:15 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable. addthis_url =…
Rank this Week: 202

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • Sep 27

    Rive Gauche: A little bit of Lord Chancellor Grayling…and why not, indeed?

    Rive Gauche: A little bit of Lord Chancellor Grayling…and why not, indeed?
    The Lord Chancellor, Chris Grayling, continue to amaze, but not amuse, the legal profession and others… Justice Secretary Grayling tells Scots MPs: Get off my lawn Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary, warns of a “travesty of…
  • Sep 26

    Back to blogging and podcasting

    Back to blogging and podcasting
    Just a quick note to say…back to blogging and podcasting this weekend. In the meantime…apropos of nothing in particular, I feel that I need yellow frames for my reading glasses to add more colour. I shall go and startle some…
  • Sep 21

    Rive Gauche: Talk like a Pirate day…

    Rive Gauche: Talk like a Pirate day…
    Some may take the view that the gentlemen pictured below are pirates.  In the famous words of another ‘politico’ from fiction:  ”You may think that.  I couldn’t possibly comment” Read And……
Rank this Week: 205

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Barbara Lee Continues To Speak For Me

    Barbara Lee Continues To Speak For Me
    That the President is authorized to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or…
  • Sep 26

    Walling In Or Walling Out?

    Walling In Or Walling Out?
    Before I built a wall I'd ask to know What I was walling in or walling out, And to whom I was like to give offence.-- Mending Wall, Robert FrostAs the Mets put the finishing touches on their sixth losing season in succession, there is a…
  • Sep 19

    The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises: Change in a Time of Climate Change

    The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises: Change in a Time of Climate Change
    Guest post by Rebecca SolnitThere have undoubtedly been stable periods in human history, but you and your parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents never lived through one, and neither will any children or grandchildren you may have or…
Rank this Week: 191

Oral Arguments

Oral Arguments

From the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

http://www.ca8.uscourts.gov
Rank this Week: 197

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 7

    IPSC part 5: more copyright

    IPSC part 5: more copyright
    Third Breakout SessionCopyright and CompetitionCopyright’s Technological InterdependenciesClark AsayTechnological patrons depend on copyright for their motivations.  Copyright is an interdependent part of broader creative systems.…
  • Aug 7

    IPSC part 4: copyright (and a bit on the right of publicity)

    IPSC part 4: copyright (and a bit on the right of publicity)
    Second Breakout SessionCopyright Fair UseRaw Materials and Creative WorksAndrew GildenRaw materials concept is part of transformativeness in copyright and right of publicity cases.  Project: Examining the application and meaning of this…
  • Aug 7

    IPSC part 3: judicial panel

    IPSC part 3: judicial panel
    Judicial Panel: Chief Judge Diane Wood (7th Circuit) and Chief Judge Alex Kozinski (9th Circuit) Peter Menell: Discussion question: is IP common law?Wood: throughout the federal level, we are not a pure common law system, nor a civil law…
Rank this Week: 204

Culture Forum Blog

Culture Forum Blog

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

http://www.forumonlawcultureandsociety.org/blog/
  • Aug 3

    2014 Film Festival Guest Ayaan Hirsi Ali On The Israel–Hamas Conflict

    2014 Film Festival Guest Ayaan Hirsi Ali On The Israel–Hamas Conflict
    Somalian refugee and women’s-rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali recently gave an interview to Israel Hayom, in which she defended Israel’s right to fight Hamas, argued that Benjamin Netanyahu should receive a Nobel Peace Prize,…
  • Jul 10

    Right Place Wrong Time

    Right Place Wrong Time
    “Soccer” as we Americans refer to it, is simply another sport within our society that has its share of leagues, clubs, and fanatics. In Brazil, however, it is their society—it embodies all that is Brazil. Brazilians live to…
  • Jul 2

    Forum makes Above The Law, Jeopardy

    Forum makes Above The Law, Jeopardy
    Above the Law, a leading blog on legal education, has posted a piece noting the Forum’s recent move to NYU Law. It lauds the Forum for hosting “such luminaries as President Bill Clinton and [Supreme Court] Justice Sonia…
Rank this Week: 188

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 185

The Mac Lawyer

The Mac Lawyer

Covers legal technology with a focus on using Macs in the law office. By attorney Ben Stevens.

http://www.themaclawyer.com/
  • Oct 21

    Importance of Technology in Divorce Case

    Importance of Technology in Divorce Case
    Our family law attorneys at The Stevens Firm are very tech savvy. In fact, Ben Stevens has given presentations on legal technology issues to attorneys all across South Carolina and the country, and he is widely regarded as one of the thought…
  • Oct 19

    Participate in the 4th Annual “Apple in Law Offices” Survey

    Participate in the 4th Annual “Apple in Law Offices” Survey
    The good folks at Clio are currently running their 4th annual “Apple in Law Offices” survey now through Wednesday, October 23rd. I hope that all of my readers will join me in participating in this survey. It should take less…
  • Oct 1

    Discover iOS 7

    Discover iOS 7
    Apple’s iOS 7 was released about two weeks ago, and everyone seems to have an opinion about it. I downloaded it the first day, and I like it overall. Sure, there are some things that take a little getting used to, but that’s the…
Rank this Week: 198

Tax Policy Blog

Tax Policy Blog

Covers federal, state and international tax issues, including AMT, capital gains and dividends taxes, corporate income taxes, income taxes, property taxes, and sales and use taxes. By the Tax Foundation.

http://taxfoundation.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 193

CAAFlog

CAAFlog

Covers military justice appellate practice.

http://caaflog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 27

    You can’t prosecute a machine

    You can’t prosecute a machine
    o it’s not a military justice story… yet. Over at Opinio Juris they’re talking about the brand new DoD Directive 3000.09 dated November 21, 2012: Autonomy in Weapon Systems. 4. POLICY. It is DoD policy that:
  • Nov 27

    CAAF issues order to AFCCA in Carter

    CAAF issues order to AFCCA in Carter
    CAAF today issued this order to AFCCA arising from the second petition for extraordinary relief in Carter v.
  • Nov 27

    Top Ten Military Justice Stories Time Again

    Top Ten Military Justice Stories Time Again
    Going to try something novel this year.  I am taking noinations for the Top Ten Military Justice Stories of 2012.  Leave comments on this post or on our Facebook page, here, with your nominations.  Much like all those reality shows, the…
Rank this Week: 189

Prop 8 On Trial

Prop 8 On Trial

Daily reports from the same-sex marriage trial by Berkeley Law students

http://prop8.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Sep 5

    Perry v. Schwarzenegger becomes Perry v. Brown

    Perry v. Schwarzenegger becomes Perry v. Brown
    The same Perry attorneys head back to court Tuesday, but their arguments will appear under a new docket name: Perry v. Brown. In March, the federal courts updated the names of the Perry defendants to reflect California’s newly-elected…
  • May 21

    Civil marriage and its history: Cott as the key to Prop 8?

    Civil marriage and its history: Cott as the key to Prop 8?
    For more than twenty years, Harvard history professor Nancy Cott has studied family, gender, marriage, and citizenship. In 2000, she published Public Vows: A History of Marriage and the Nation, and in 2010, she took the stand in Perry v.…
  • Feb 17

    California Supreme Court to hear standing issue

    California Supreme Court to hear standing issue
    The California Supreme Court announced Wednesday that it would re-enter the legal battle surrounding same-sex marriage and seek to hear further arguments by September. Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the federal lawsuit challenging…
Rank this Week: 194

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    OECD on Public Enforcement of Corporate Governance in Asia

    OECD on Public Enforcement of Corporate Governance in Asia
    The principles and norms of corporate governance tend to operate through layers. On the one hand, there is the basic legislation, i.e. the Companies Act, SEBI Act and the like. Then there are specific norms in the form of clause 49 of the…
  • Sep 29

    The Indian Supreme Court on Lifting the Corporate Veil

    The Indian Supreme Court on Lifting the Corporate Veil
    In its recent judgment in Balwant Rai Saluja, a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court has considered a number of important questions relating to when, if ever, it is appropriate to lift the corporate veil. Readers may recall that we had…
  • Sep 23

    “Dual-class” Share Structure

    “Dual-class” Share Structure
    The recent NYSE listing of Alibaba has once again brought to the fore the issue of dual-class share structures, as discussed in this columnin the Economist. Alibaba’s founder and a group of insider shareholders have control rights that…
Rank this Week: 216

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Mesothelioma: New findings on treatment option

    Mesothelioma: New findings on treatment option
    Today's post is shared from sciencedaily.com/Treating patients with high-dose radiotherapy after chemotherapy and surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma does not achieve improvements in local relapse and overall survival, according…
  • Oct 1

    Doctors Find Barriers to Sharing Digital Medical Record

    Doctors Find Barriers to Sharing Digital Medical Record
    Today's post is shared from nytimes.com/As a practicing ear, nose and throat specialist in Ahoskie, N.C., Dr. Raghuvir B. Gelot says that little has frustrated him more than the digital record system he installed a few years ago.The problem:…
  • Sep 30

    New Study Shows Earnings Losses Persist Much Longer After Work-Related Injury, Even for Minor Injurie

    New Study Shows Earnings Losses Persist Much Longer After Work-Related Injury, Even for Minor Injurie
    Today's post was shared by CAAA and comes from www.lexisnexis.com Income benefits paid to workers through the workers’ compensation system replace a smaller fraction of lost income benefits than previously believedThomas A. Robinson,…
Rank this Week: 215

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Oct 1

    The Law Firm Purge Has Begun

    The Law Firm Purge Has Begun
    BTI’s just completed research[1] with over 300 General Counsel finds two trends driving how the litigation market will unfold in 2015: Bet-the-company matters have dropped by 50%. Aggressive settlement strategies and heightened focus on…
  • Sep 30

    Recorder Names Legal Departments of the Year

    Recorder Names Legal Departments of the Year
    Who made the cut for the best legal departments of the year for 2014? The Recorder’s tally lists some prominent companies – did your legal department make the list? “The Recorder has named Gilead Sciences and Palo Alto…
  • Sep 26

    Multi-tasking makes your brain smaller

    Multi-tasking makes your brain smaller
    The next time you are asked to field calls, emails, texts, online chats, video chats, faxes and electronic meeting requests all at the same time, remind your colleagues that your brain will continue shrinking as a result: “If you are…
Rank this Week: 214

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Oct 1

    Josephine Sandler Nelson -- The Conflict of Interest Inherent in a Corporation Paying for its Employee's Counsel: A Better Model for Preventing and Addressing Corporate Crime

    Josephine Sandler Nelson -- The Conflict of Interest Inherent in a Corporation Paying for its Employee's Counsel: A Better Model for Preventing and Addressing Corporate Crime
    Article. Abstract: Although the U.S. Supreme Court as far back as the 1981 case of Wood v. Georgia identified the inherent conflict of interest that exists when an employer controls its employee’s counsel, until now, no uniform solution…
  • Sep 30

    Justice Curtis and Slavery

    Justice Curtis and Slavery
    (Cross posted from The Faculty Lounge) In a recent interview with Jeffrey Rosen of The New Republic, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was asked “when you think about your constitutional legacy, who’s your model?” In response, she…
  • Sep 30

    Bibliography on legal education reform

    Bibliography on legal education reform
    Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center has posted a nice bibliography about legal education reform, with embedded links. It collects lots of useful stuff if you're into that topic. (h/t: Faculty Lounge) Download Touro - Bibliography…
Rank this Week: 213

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 30

    "More on LLCs as Non-Signatories of Operating Agreements . . ."

    "More on LLCs as Non-Signatories of Operating Agreements . . ."
    From Joan Heminway. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 30

    The need for proxy advisor reform

    The need for proxy advisor reform
    David Katz on the problems posed by the rise of proxy advisors: Commentators have for years lamented the undue influence of proxy advisory firms in corporate elections. James R. Copland of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 30

    Are people organized as corporations entitled to constitutional rights?

    Are people organized as corporations entitled to constitutional rights?
    Ilya Somin discusses the titular question. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 223

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Sep 30

    The Rule

    The Rule
    Our world-famous 12 Rules of Client Service. Revel in their wisdom. Ignore them at your peril. Teach them to your coworkers. Argue about them. Improve them....
  • Sep 29

    No closure on Maggie's farm.

    No closure on Maggie's farm.
    Well, I try my best to be just like I am. But everybody wants you to be just like them They say sing while you slave--and I just get bored. I ain't gonna work on Maggie's farm no more....
  • Sep 29

    American Authentic: Ben Bradlee is 93, ailing and irreplaceable.

    American Authentic: Ben Bradlee is 93, ailing and irreplaceable.
    You had a lot of Cuban or Spanish-speaking guys in masks and rubber gloves, with walkie-talkies, arrested in the Democratic National Committee Headquarters at 2:00 in the morning. What the hell were they in there for? What were they...
Rank this Week: 212

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Sep 30

    OSHA releases FY 2014 must frequently cited workplace safety standard

    OSHA releases FY 2014 must frequently cited workplace safety standard
    Fall protection tops the list of the most frequently cited workplace safety standards for fiscal year 2014, followed by hazard communication and scaffolding, according to preliminary figures from the Occupational Safety and Health…
  • Sep 30

    Cluster-headache-suffering employee could use intermittent leave to get around overtime requirement

    Cluster-headache-suffering employee could use intermittent leave to get around overtime requirement
    By Marjorie Johnson, J.D. A DOT employee who was denied and/or discouraged from requesting intermittent leave to cover his mandatory overtime hours in order to prevent “cluster headaches,” which his doctor stated were precipitated…
  • Sep 30

    Requiring advance notice before employee seeks medical treatment unlawful

    Requiring advance notice before employee seeks medical treatment unlawful
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. FedEx’s policy requiring that employees notify the company before seeking medical treatment for workplace injuries violated the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act (IWCA) as a matter of law, ruled a federal…
Rank this Week: 208

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Sep 30

    Governor Facing Gun Restraining Order Bill Deadline in California

    Governor Facing Gun Restraining Order Bill Deadline in California
    Jerry Brown, California’s present governor, will have until Tuesday of this week to veto or sign a bill that would let people make a petition to the judge --- to take any firearm temporarily from an immediate member who may pose a threat to…
  • Sep 30

    Federal Court Makes Ruling Against Subsidies in Health Law

    Federal Court Makes Ruling Against Subsidies in Health Law
    An Oklahoma federal judge early this week halted subsidies available to certain consumers who have bought insurance coverage via healthcare-exchanges. The ruling is another recent indicator that the issue will ultimately fall to the U.S.…
  • Sep 23

    Former Dewey Executive Struggling to Shake off $9M Case

    Former Dewey Executive Struggling to Shake off $9M Case
    A bankruptcy judge early this week halted an attempt by an ex-executive for Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP to shoot down a lawsuit he owed the now-defunct law firm creditors for $9.3 million. The bankruptcy trustee for Dewey a few months back sued…
Rank this Week: 228

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 30

    Judge rules against billionaire in beach dispute | Fox New

    Judge rules against billionaire in beach dispute | Fox New
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – A Northern California judge ruled Wednesday against a Silicon Valley billionaire who had shut down public access to a beach beloved by surfers and swimmers, ordering him to reopen his private road to the beach.…
  • Sep 30

    Dallas hospital confirms first Ebola case in US | The Miami Herald

    Dallas hospital confirms first Ebola case in US | The Miami Herald
    A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday. via www.miamiherald.com Ruh roh.
  • Sep 30

    The Case Against Qatar

    The Case Against Qatar
    For years, U.S. officials have been willing to shrug off Doha's proxy network -- or even take advantage of it from time to time. Qatar's neighbors, however, have not. via www.foreignpolicy.com
Rank this Week: 220

Illinois Sexual Harassment…

Illinois Sexual Harassment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination, constructive discharge, gender discrimination, and sexual harassment. By Peter M. LaSorsa.

http://www.illinoissexualharassmentattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant, Inc. Pays $1.3 Million To Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

    McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant, Inc. Pays $1.3 Million To Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
    McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, Inc. pays $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit involving a pattern-or-practice of racial discrimination. The lawsuit was first filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). …
  • Aug 31

    Discrimination In Public Accommodation

    Discrimination In Public Accommodation
    So you are visiting a public place and a worker at the business is discriminating against you. What if anything can you do? Well under the Illinois Human Rights Act ("Act"), you have legal protection from discrimination in a public…
  • Aug 20

    Food Rite Community Supermarket Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

    Food Rite Community Supermarket Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
    Lee's Food Corp., doing business as Food Rite Community Super­market pays $10,500 to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit. The discrimination lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") after initial…
Rank this Week: 230

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    What Fort Lauderdale Slip and Fall Victims Need to Know About Pelvic Injurie

    What Fort Lauderdale Slip and Fall Victims Need to Know About Pelvic Injurie
    Most of us walk into a store, restaurant, supermarket, office building, or other business never giving much thought to falling. However, slip and fall accidents in Florida occur far more frequently than you may realize. This is because…
  • Sep 22

    Lithium-Ion Batteries Can Be Linked to Florida Wrongful Death

    Lithium-Ion Batteries Can Be Linked to Florida Wrongful Death
    Lithium-ion batteries can be found around the house from a battery pack in a laptop to a battery used in a remote control car. While someone might not give a second thought to a battery that keeps their laptop or remote control car running,…
  • Sep 17

    What Tourists in an Out-of-Town Car Crash in Florida Should Know

    What Tourists in an Out-of-Town Car Crash in Florida Should Know
    Many tourists flock to Florida to enjoy the sunshine, beaches, and theme parks. While tourists come to the Sunshine State for vacation, there is a chance that a tourist will be involved in a car accident while visiting from out-of-state. If…
Rank this Week: 211

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 222

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

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

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Tip Lawsuit Filed Against Pat O’Brien’s Bar in New Orlean

    Tip Lawsuit Filed Against Pat O’Brien’s Bar in New Orlean
    Pat O’Brien’s, a New Orleans bar famous for creating the “hurricane” drink was sued by bartenders alleging violations of tip and wage payment laws.  Louis Pechman, founder of waiterpay.com, is lead attorney on the…
  • Sep 16

    Fig & Olive Restaurants Sued for Pay Violation

    Fig & Olive Restaurants Sued for Pay Violation
    Fig & Olive restaurants have been sued by a former worker for failure to pay its waitstaff federal and state minimum wage for all hours worked, for instituting a tip scheme which was not determined nor agreed upon by the ……
  • Sep 8

    Pizza Hut Delivery Driver Sues For Unpaid Service Charges And Overtime

    Pizza Hut Delivery Driver Sues For Unpaid Service Charges And Overtime
    Pizza Hut is being sued by a former delivery driver for keeping all of the mandatory service charges it charged its customers and for unpaid overtime pay. According to the lawsuit, filed on August 11 in Manhattan federal court, Pizza ……
Rank this Week: 209

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Sep 26

    Opportunistic Registrations of Domain Name

    Opportunistic Registrations of Domain Name
    This article, “Opportunist Registrations of Domain Names: What Is Going On, and What Tools Are Available for Trademark Owners,” appears in Bright Ideas, a publication of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the New York State…
  • Sep 22

    Dictionary Words, Compounds, Phrases and Acronym

    Dictionary Words, Compounds, Phrases and Acronym
    Trademark dictionary words, compounds, phrases and acronyms (or strings of arbitrary letters complainants claim as trademarks) are regularly contested in UDRP proceedings. The registry of trademarks includes numerous dictionary words used…
  • Sep 19

    Awarding Punitive Damages in Arbitral Dispute

    Awarding Punitive Damages in Arbitral Dispute
    Awarding punitive damages in arbitral disputes may be available as a remedy but the question is, Who gets to decide? There have been a number of cases recently in New York addressing who determines, court or arbitrator, particular issues. The…
Rank this Week: 217

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 26

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    PUBLIC LAW SOLICITORS are looking for a lawyer or paralegal for maternity cover starting in December 2014. We are a firm specialising in Public Law, Community Care and Human Rights work. We are based in Birmingham and have a national…
  • Sep 23

    The way we live now.

    The way we live now.
    This is not exactly a housing law post, though the operation of housing law runs through it at an angle. It is more of a snapshot of the present reality of social and private housing, at least in London, traced through the history of a…
  • Sep 22

    Technical hitch for Internet Explorer user

    Technical hitch for Internet Explorer user
    Sorry to anyone already affected by this, but it appears that trying to print from this site in Internet Explorer to a laser printer causes the printer to crash or reboot – and not print. I have absolutely no idea what is causing this.…
Rank this Week: 231

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

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

    Creepshot Law Held Unconstitutional: New Cases in Texas Child Pornography Defense

    Creepshot Law Held Unconstitutional: New Cases in Texas Child Pornography Defense
    The prosecution of child pornography cases just got a bit harder here in Texas after the highest criminal court in the state, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, issued its opinion last week regarding photographs taken of children in public…
  • Sep 16

    More Texas DWI Convictions Will Be Overturned Because of Warrantless Blood Draw

    More Texas DWI Convictions Will Be Overturned Because of Warrantless Blood Draw
    Over in Tyler, somebody had a very good day recently – specifically, Samuel Gentry who saw his lawyer win a DWI appeal before the Tyler Court of Appeals and get his 3d DWI conviction overturned along with the Life Sentence he was…
  • Sep 10

    Ray Rice and When Couples Get Violent: Felony Charges in Dating and Marriage

    Ray Rice and When Couples Get Violent: Felony Charges in Dating and Marriage
    Things exploded on the web this week when TMZ.com published a video caught by a hotel elevator cam of NFL star Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens punching his fiance (now his wife) Janay Palmer so hard that she fell unconscious to the floor of…
Rank this Week: 221

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Can a Day Care Center Facility That Has Closed Its Door Be Sued for Negligence?

    Can a Day Care Center Facility That Has Closed Its Door Be Sued for Negligence?
    Police: Montco day care worker abused kids Posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 4:00 pm | Updated: 7:20 am, Wed Aug 13, 2014. By Matt Coughlin Staff Writer A former Whitpain KinderCare employee allegedly broke the arm of a 1-year-old, struck…
  • Aug 14

    Is a Georgia Day Care Center Liable for the Death of a Child When There are Rule Violations?

    Is a Georgia Day Care Center Liable for the Death of a Child When There are Rule Violations?
    By Scott Zahler, Attorney and David Wolf, Attorney Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network In Brunswick, Georgia and other cities, day care centers are responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of the children enrolled in the…
  • Aug 14

    Are Infants at Risk During Sleep Time at Day Care Centers?

    Are Infants at Risk During Sleep Time at Day Care Centers?
    By David Wolf, Attorney Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network In California and other States, parents depend on day care center to watch over their children while they are at work. Most people recognize that there may be dangers in a…
Rank this Week: 210

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 207

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Covers law foundations of Canadian Law. From McGill University's Neil Wehneman and Erin Morgan.

http://www.lifeofalawstudent.com
  • Jul 11

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou
    I started writing this article the other day for an attorney law blog and realized how silly it sounded. I put in all of the work and then realized that probably everyone knows that sipping on that Red Bull and Vodka isn’t any good…
  • Dec 4

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?
    A court appointed ad litem (often referred to as guardian ad litem in Raleigh) refers to a court-appointed advocate for children involved in court proceedings.  These guardian ad litem volunteers represent the best interests of the child…
  • Nov 26

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill
    You’ve probably seen the shocking videos of de-beaked chickens shoved thirty to a cage at a factory farm, or rats running rampant at a food processing plant. Such things are upsetting to see- but as a member of the public, you…
Rank this Week: 227