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The Startup Lawyer

The Startup Lawyer

Covers entrepreneurship and startup companies. By Ryan Roberts.

http://startuplawyer.com/
  • May 18

    Accelerator Investments Should Be Convertible Equity

    Accelerator Investments Should Be Convertible Equity
    I previously wrote that accelerator documents should be easy.  At the time, I thought accelerator documents should be easy primarily because of the potential adverse selection problem for the accelerator.  In other words, the more…
  • May 16

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016
    Tech Wildcatters, the original Dallas accelerator, is hosting their first pitch day of 2016 on May 26th at the House of Blues in Dallas. Here’s the streamlined agenda: 12:45pm — Accredited Investor Preview 1:30pm —…
  • May 5

    Right of First Refusal in Company Bylaw

    Right of First Refusal in Company Bylaw
    A Right of First Refusal provision provides a startup with the right to step in place of a prospective 3rd party purchaser when a current stockholder desires to sell their stock. That is, the startup has the right to purchase and redeem any…
Rank this Week: 144

Whistleblower Claims News

Whistleblower Claims News

By Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC.

http://whistleblower-claims.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Why the Universal Health Services Whistleblower Case is Such a Big Deal

    Why the Universal Health Services Whistleblower Case is Such a Big Deal
    This week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Universal Health Services whistleblower case, which has generated a fair amount of media attention. The implications of Universal Health Services vs. U.S. ex rel. Escobar cannot be…
  • Mar 31

    SEC: Vanguard Whistleblower Deserves Protection

    SEC: Vanguard Whistleblower Deserves Protection
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a brief in support of Vanguard whistleblower David Danon, who claims he was wrongfully fired after opposing the financial firm’s tax practices. The SEC filed its “friend of…
  • Mar 17

    Pfizer Whistleblower Has History of Exposing Big Pharma

    Pfizer Whistleblower Has History of Exposing Big Pharma
    After a lengthy government investigation, drug manufacturer Pfizer agreed to pay $784 million last month to settle claims that its Wyeth unit overcharged Medicaid for the heartburn drug Protonix. The settlement agreement resolved claims filed…
Rank this Week: 180

The Blawgraphy

The Blawgraphy

By Luke Gilman at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://www.lukegilman.com/blawg
Rank this Week: 145

East Central Illinois Criminal Law…

East Central Illinois Criminal Law & DUI Weblog

Covers criminal law and drunk driving. By Jeremy J. Richey.

http://ecilcrime.com
  • Apr 17

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense
    There is a type of DWLS that can be a petty offense rather than a Class A misdemeanor. The relevant statute is 625 ILCS 5/6-601: If a licensee under this Code is convicted of violating Section 6-303 for operating a motor vehicle during a time…
  • Apr 17

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense
    There is a type of DWLS that can be a petty offense rather than a Class A misdemeanor. The relevant statute is 625 ILCS 5/6-601: If a licensee under this Code is convicted of violating Section 6-303 for operating a motor vehicle during a time…
  • Aug 27

    Douglas County Courthouse

    Douglas County Courthouse
    Address The address of the Douglas County Courthouse is 401 South Center Street, Tuscola, IL 61953.   Visitors must pass through security when entering the courthouse. Courtroom “1? is located on the third floor of the courthouse.  There…
Rank this Week: 169

The Justice Blog

The Justice Blog

The Official Blog of the United States Department of Justice.

http://blogs.justice.gov/main/
Rank this Week: 132

Legal Andrew

Legal Andrew

Law practice and law school tips and information. From Andrew Flusche.

http://www.legalandrew.com
  • May 7

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce
    Guest post by Scott Morgan Going through a divorce can be a very traumatic experience. You feel like your world is collapsing, so it is hard to think clearly. It is important that you do not lose your health insurance coverage. You never know…
  • Dec 26

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist
    I’ve written about Ruby Receptionist quite a bit. They handle the overflow calls for my law firm. Some people might say that voicemail is good enough for their business. But here’s why I pay Ruby instead of letting calls go to voicemail:…
  • Oct 9

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer
    Richmond lawyer Horace Hunter is fighting the Virginia State Bar on the issue of website disclaimers. Unfortunately, I’ll bet he’s going to lose. (Thanks to Carolyn Elefant for pointing the story out!) According to a Washington Post…
Rank this Week: 151

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: 135

Say What?! Judge Jerry Buchmeyer's…

Say What?! Judge Jerry Buchmeyer's weblog of classic legal humor.

Real life Texas Courtroom Humor. From U.S. Federal District Judge Jerry Buchmeyer (Northern District of Texas).

http://saywhat.texasbar.com/
  • Nov 21

    December 1997 - I Did a Buchmeyer

    December 1997 - I Did a Buchmeyer
    From Jeffrey Hirt of Houston, this excerpt from his examination of the present wife of his client:Q. Gina, how long have you known your stepdaughters?A. Actually, since before they were born. When Joan was still pregnant.Mr. Hirt: I'll send…
  • Nov 20

    September 2007 - That's How Vegas Work

    September 2007 - That's How Vegas Work
    Ryan Morris, who is a second-year law student at the University of Texas, was working for a small firm in Austin when he came across this excerpt in a deposition from a probate case where a party was testifying about his bank account:A. I…
  • Nov 19

    May 1985 - Were You in the Military Service?

    May 1985 - Were You in the Military Service?
    Q. How far did you get in the service? It was in the Army, wasn't it? A. Yes, sir, the Army. Q. How far did you get? A. Over to the South Pacific.
Rank this Week: 158

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.boston-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
Rank this Week: 157

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals…

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals blog

Covers the court of last resort on Texas criminal matters. By R. J. MacReady.

http://www.txccablog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10
    The CCA handed down a number of orders denying habeas corpus relief and a few unpublished opinions. Still no Dobbs.
  • May 26

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10
    The CCA handed down orders and opinions in a number of cases. They handed down published opinions, featuring Judge Meyers prominently, in the following cases:
  • May 26

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State
    Douglas Hubert was on parole and living with his grandfather when his grandfather called Hubert's parole officer to report that Hubert had violated numerous conditions of his parole, including possessing a firearm. Hubert's parole officer…
Rank this Week: 173

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jun 27

    Happy 45th birthday, Title IX: You’ve changed a bit over the year

    Happy 45th birthday, Title IX: You’ve changed a bit over the year
    LaLonnie wrote this post with Sandra Sok, who is clerking for the summer in our Denver Office. Sandra is a rising second-year student at the University of Colorado Law School. Before starting law school, she worked as a paralegal while…
  • Jun 23

    It’s SUMMER! Top 4 ways employers can get burned

    It’s SUMMER! Top 4 ways employers can get burned
    We officially entered the season of summer this week. What are the most common ways employers can get burned? I can think of four right off the bat. (In the 1960s, melanoma was cool.) Sexist air conditioning. It seems like a long time…
  • Jun 21

    OFCCP, Google awaiting a decision

    OFCCP, Google awaiting a decision
    The hearing on the lawsuit filed by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs against Google concluded on Friday, May 26, in San Francisco. As I’ve reported here, here, and here, the OFCCP is seeking historical pay data as…
Rank this Week: 277

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Seeking a CEO: $3 Billion California Stem Cell Agency Faces Critical Leadership Challenge

    Seeking a CEO: $3 Billion California Stem Cell Agency Faces Critical Leadership Challenge
    California's 12-year-old stem cell research effort is expected to give away tens of millions of dollars in public this week, but its most important matters -- issues that deal with its survival and future -- likely will be discussed behind…
  • Jun 15

    Guest Posting: "Stem Cell Options Should be on the Table"

    Guest Posting: "Stem Cell Options Should be on the Table"
    (Editor's note: The following is a guest posting from Joseph Rodota and Bernard Munos, both of whom have been active in California policy matters for some time. More biographical information can be found at the end of the item. The California…
  • Jun 13

    California Stem Cell Agency Reports 'Streak of Good News' on Asterias Spinal Therapy

    California Stem Cell Agency Reports 'Streak of Good News' on Asterias Spinal Therapy
    Asterias videoCalifornia's $3 billion stem cell program today reported ongoing rosy results in a clinical trial involving a therapy for severe spinal cord injury.The treatment is being developed Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., of Fremont,…
Rank this Week: 215

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    MMO takes the offensive

    MMO takes the offensive
    Sometimes I feel very coddled: I practice in southwest Ohio, and rarely hear about shenanigans in the exact opposite corner of the state, which also happens to be the home turf of Medical Mutual of Ohio. They keep me in the loop regarding…
  • Jun 27

    More ACA Anecdata

    More ACA Anecdata
    Another wonderful renewal case study. As we've reported over the years, we have a number of grandmothered plans ("If you like your plan, you can keep it.")("But make no changes"). Ralph and Laura (and their son) have a Medical Mutual…
  • Jun 26

    The More You Know: Flooding the zone

    The More You Know: Flooding the zone
    This, courtesy of PCI:[click to embiggen][Hat Tip: LexisNexis]Original content copyright © InsureBlog
Rank this Week: 243

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 205

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Jun 27

    Blog Post: Pruitt Unsure If EPA Has 'Tools In The Toolbox' For CO2 Reg

    Blog Post: Pruitt Unsure If EPA Has 'Tools In The Toolbox' For CO2 Reg
    A Tuesday Senate hearing about the White House’s proposed 30 percent funding cut for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency turned into an inquiry of Administrator Scott Pruitt’s views on climate change, with the cabinet…
  • Jun 27

    Blog Post: Republican AGs Back Exxon In Climate Probe Fight

    Blog Post: Republican AGs Back Exxon In Climate Probe Fight
    Twelve Republican state attorneys general have urged a New York federal judge to keep alive ExxonMobil's suit challenging climate change probes launched by two of their Democratic counterparts, accusing the pair of unconstitutionally abusing…
  • Jun 27

    Blog Post: Calif. Cap-And-Trade Fight Still A Live Issue, Foes Say

    Blog Post: Calif. Cap-And-Trade Fight Still A Live Issue, Foes Say
    California air regulators can't downplay the potentially sweeping changes to state tax law unleashed by an appellate court's endorsement of the state's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program and the auction of emissions allowances underpinning…
Rank this Week: 202

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    What do you get if you are suing your landlord because your property is in poor repair?

    What do you get if you are suing your landlord because your property is in poor repair?
    Or Quantum in Disrepair Claims Claims against landlords relating to the poor repair of property are known as ‘disrepair’ claims and are subject to very complex rules. They are not easy claims to bring. There are two parts to a…
  • Jun 27

    Scams and Trends of Holiday Let

    Scams and Trends of Holiday Let
    Ben Reeve Lewis takes a look at holiday lets Working in rogue landlord enforcement you see trends in behaviours. For a while now its been the old scam of….. Give them a lodger agreement even though I don’t live in the…
  • Jun 24

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 19th June

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 19th June
    The continuing saga of the fallout from the Grenfell Tower fire is throwing up all sorts of issues. Including why this problem has occurred in the first place. It will be very interesting indeed to see the result of the police criminal…
Rank this Week: 233

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Testimony before USTR on NAFTA

    Testimony before USTR on NAFTA
    I'll be testifying later today on behalf of the Organization for Transformative Works, based on this submission (for which Betsy Rosenblatt deserves primary credit, though she couldn't fly across the country to attend--a stark reminder that…
  • Jun 27

    Reading list: right of publicity

    Reading list: right of publicity
    Mark Bartholomew, The Political Economy of Celebrity Rights Whittier Law Review, ForthcomingAbstract:This essay discusses how the right of publicity became such a robust property right — much more far-reaching than analogous rights…
  • Jun 22

    Copyright Office issues 1201 report

    Copyright Office issues 1201 report
    Available here.  It's a lot to go through, but on first inspection they seem to be trying to address persistent problems, though in the main not by accepting the advice that participants had for them (like scheduling 1201 exemption…
Rank this Week: 278

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jun 27

    Canadian government announces judicial appointments in four province

    Canadian government announces judicial appointments in four province
    Canadian Minister of Justice and Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould has announced another round of judicial appointments to Federal Courts and for Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta.The announcement was made on June 23 in…
  • Jun 27

    LSUC considers revamping contingency fee rule

    LSUC considers revamping contingency fee rule
    After making changes to the rules about advertising and referral fees, the Law Society of Upper Canada has turned its attention toward contingency fees. The LSUC’s Advertising and Fee Arrangements Issues Working Group released an…
  • Jun 27

    Anti-SLAPP law to be tested at Ontario Court of Appeal

    Anti-SLAPP law to be tested at Ontario Court of Appeal
    The Ontario Court of Appeal is being asked for the first time to interpret the province’s so-called anti-SLAPP law, which came into effect in the fall of 2015.The court will hear arguments tomorrow in a case where a Toronto doctor is…
Rank this Week: 222

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Jun 27

    FJC Publication on Int'l Human Rights Litigation

    FJC Publication on Int'l Human Rights Litigation
    The US Federal Judicial Center recently published International Human Rights Litigation: A Guide for Judges. This Guide was written to assist federal judges in managing and resolving federal cases involving international human rights claims,…
  • Jun 27

    Final Day of Opinions at SCOTUS: Lots of Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Issue

    Final Day of Opinions at SCOTUS: Lots of Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Issue
    On the last day of opinions for the October 2016 Term, the Court handed down decisions involving a range of civil procedure and federal courts issues: In California Public Employees’ Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., the Court held…
  • Jun 22

    Effron on Privatized Procedure and Judicial Discretion

    Effron on Privatized Procedure and Judicial Discretion
    I have posted my newest article, "Ousted: The New Dynamics of Privatized Procedure and Judicial Discretion" to SSRN. In litigation days of old, American courts jealously guarded their procedural powers through the doctrine of…
Rank this Week: 245

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jun 27

    Never Wire Money To Kenya

    Never Wire Money To Kenya
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jun 27

    Use Old Android Phone As A Dedicated Music Player

    Use Old Android Phone As A Dedicated Music Player
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jun 27

    T-Mobile Increases LTE Speed With LTE-U

    T-Mobile Increases LTE Speed With LTE-U
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 220

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Two Essays on Constitutional Rot

    Two Essays on Constitutional Rot
    I have posted two connected essays on the phenomenon of constitutional rot on SSRN; the essays began as posts on this blog. Each approaches the problem of constitutional rot from a slightly different angle.Here are the…
  • Jun 27

    Your Travel Ban Isn't Safe Yet, Mr. Trump

    Your Travel Ban Isn't Safe Yet, Mr. Trump
    Here is my piece for the New York Times today about the travel ban.Yesterday President Trump tweeted that he was “grateful” for the Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion on his travel ban, which allowed some of it to stand…
  • Jun 26

    Is Now a Good Time to Go Back to that Presidential War Power Debate?

    Is Now a Good Time to Go Back to that Presidential War Power Debate?
    Cross-posted at Opinio JurisBecause it’s too easy for our growing war in Syria to get lost amidst other also-pressing news, I want to be sure to note that last week ended with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee formally requesting…
Rank this Week: 249

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    Smart Traveler: 5 Legal Missteps To Avoid While Abroad

    Smart Traveler: 5 Legal Missteps To Avoid While Abroad
    Local laws can vary substantially from town to town, and you may be surprised to learn that simply crossing into a suburb or into a different county can dramatically affect what you can lawfully do. The laws can vary even … Continue…
  • Jun 26

    How to Divide Your Estate and Keep Everyone Happy

    How to Divide Your Estate and Keep Everyone Happy
    Estate planning can be extremely complicated. You must consider the value of your property, the cost of final expenses, any business ties, and much more. There are also the obvious emotional factors. The people closest to you will have…
  • Jun 23

    Dementia Care From Multiple Health Systems May Pose Drug Safety Risk

    Dementia Care From Multiple Health Systems May Pose Drug Safety Risk
    Reuters reports that, according to a study of US veterans in the Annals of Internal Medicine, “dementia patients who get prescriptions from multiple health systems may face a higher risk of drug mix-ups or unsafe…
Rank this Week: 196

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Why do drug prices soar? Blame PBJs, PBMs, weak regulators, and CME

    Why do drug prices soar? Blame PBJs, PBMs, weak regulators, and CME
    What do PBJs, PBM “black boxes,” industry friendly advisory panels, and CME (aka doctor training programs) all share in common? They’re blamed for contributing to Big Pharma’s skyrocketing prices—and…
  • Jun 25

    GOP senators’ Trumpcare: Meaner in many ways than even House plan

    GOP senators’ Trumpcare: Meaner in many ways than even House plan
    After weeks of huddling in partisan secrecy, majority Republicans in the U.S. Senate have coughed up what they’ve dubbed the Better Care Reconciliation Act , aka their version of Trumpcare. In brief, the GOP Senate bill would: Slash…
  • Jun 23

    Obesity spreads as global bane, afflicting 604 million adults, 108 million kid

    Obesity spreads as global bane, afflicting 604 million adults, 108 million kid
    Although weight issues plague Americans as gravely as anywhere on the planet, obesity also has become a global woe, increasing sharply over the last three decades in 195 countries and afflicting an estimated 604 million adults and 108 million…
Rank this Week: 237

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • Jun 27

    Cape Coral Mayor Marni Sawicki’s Ex-Husband Arrested in Miami Beach on Domestic Battery Charge

    Cape Coral Mayor Marni Sawicki’s Ex-Husband Arrested in Miami Beach on Domestic Battery Charge
    Cape Coral Mayor Marni Sawicki confirmed on Monday that she was the victim of domestic abuse at Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach that led to the arrest of her ex-husband Kenneth Duane Retzer. The names of abuse victims are usually redacted…
  • Jun 26

    Hit-And-Runs Continue to Be a Problem in South Florida

    Hit-And-Runs Continue to Be a Problem in South Florida
    The number of fatal hit-and-run crashes in South Florida has been steadily rising over the past five years, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports. The statewide figure went up by two on Sunday after a woman in Boynton Beach was struck and…
  • Jun 23

    Luis Manuel Charchabal Arrested in South Miami-Dade, Florida for Possession of Heroin and Fentanyl

    Luis Manuel Charchabal Arrested in South Miami-Dade, Florida for Possession of Heroin and Fentanyl
    Luis Manuel Charchabal was arrested in Miami-Dade, Florida on Thursday on drug trafficking charges after a long-term investigation by Miami-Dade police and the state attorney’s office. He was reportedly found in possession of 2.5 kilos…
Rank this Week: 231

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jun 26

    If Medicaid is Cut, is the Result a Crisis for Some SNF Residents?

    If Medicaid is Cut, is the Result a Crisis for Some SNF Residents?
    This week is a big one for the Senate as they consider the Republican version of a health care bill to "repeal" the Affordable Care Act. Now I confess that I've only skimmed portions of it, and I suspect that...
  • Jun 26

    Age with Dignity Video

    Age with Dignity Video
    Last year, Justice in Aging produced a video, See Me Age in Dignity, in celebration of Pride Month. Justice in Aging recently sent out a reminder about thee video: LGBTQ older adults face unique challenges as they age—caused by a...
  • Jun 23

    Coming of Age in Aging America: Coming Soon to a Channel Near You

    Coming of Age in Aging America: Coming Soon to a Channel Near You
    Are you aware of the Coming of Age in Aging America Project, a "one hour documentary distributed by American Public Television [that] asks … 'What will it mean for us all to grow up, live and age in a society...
Rank this Week: 232

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/
  • Jun 26

    Revisiting Sally Yates' decision

    Revisiting Sally Yates' decision
    Today's ruling from the SCOTUS upholding large portions of President Trump's executive order 9-0 gives us grounds to revisit the earlier decision by then Acting Attorney General Sally Yates to order DOJ personnel not to defend any portion of…
  • Jun 24

    Why Mueller is Not Conflicted

    Why Mueller is Not Conflicted
    There is has been some loose talk about Mueller being conflicted because Comey is his friend. Let's stipulate that a prosecutor cannot prosecute a crime where his or her friend is the victim. But this begs the question. a. What...
  • Jun 6

    DOJ lawyers must be honest with the Court

    DOJ lawyers must be honest with the Court
    Lawyers may not misrepresent facts to the court. FRCP Rule 11. Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers in particular have an obligation accurately to inform the court about executive branch action that is challenged as illegal or…
Rank this Week: 244

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    WILL A DUI IN CALIFORNIA AFFECT YOUR PROFESSIONAL LICENSE?

    WILL A DUI IN CALIFORNIA AFFECT YOUR PROFESSIONAL LICENSE?
    If you are a licensed professional in California, a DUI conviction could affect your license status. In this age when law enforcement information is immediately shared electronically with the state, which in turn, alerts the state boards that…
  • Jun 16

    IS ENHANCED PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION A SOLUTION TO DRUNK DRIVING?

    IS ENHANCED PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION A SOLUTION TO DRUNK DRIVING?
    We all know that driving under the influence is unwise and dangerous, with potential consequences that should convince anyone that they shouldn’t do it. Yet, close to 200,000 Californians are arrested for DUI every year. What makes a…
  • Jun 7

    Will The Blood Alcohol Level Be Lowered To 0.05 Percent

    Will The Blood Alcohol Level Be Lowered To 0.05 Percent
    Is 0.05 Percent the new 0.08 Percent? Since 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has advocated that the legal blood alcohol level (BAC) limit for drivers in the United States be lowered to 0.05 percent or even lower. Citing…
Rank this Week: 223

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 267

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jun 26

    Kitchen Gadget

    Kitchen Gadget
    I've been using the Nordic Ware Microwave Egg Boiler to produce exceptional soft-boiled eggs. https://t.co/mvQFZCwaho RECOMMENDED — Professor Bainbridge (@ProfBainbridge) June 26, 2017 I got this... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jun 25

    Bainbridge books now on Kindle

    Bainbridge books now on Kindle
    Did you know Corporate Law (Concepts and Insights) by Stephen Bainbridge is now on Kindle? https://t.co/z5NHGVUudD via @amazon — Professor Bainbridge (@ProfBainbridge) June 26, 2017 Did you know my... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jun 20

    Bainbridge & Henderson on Limited Liability on Sale

    Bainbridge & Henderson on Limited Liability on Sale
    It's on sale for about 1/3 off! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    The Dorm Room, the Fourth Amendment and the Issue of First Impression

    The Dorm Room, the Fourth Amendment and the Issue of First Impression
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas: State v. Rodriguez, 2017 WL 2457441 (2017). As courts usually do, the Court of Criminal Appeals begins the opinion by explaining that[r]esident assistants…
  • Jun 22

    The Burglary, the Computer and Concealing or Destroying Evidence

    The Burglary, the Computer and Concealing or Destroying Evidence
    The Burglary, the Computer and Concealing or Destroying EvidenceThis post examines an opinion from the California Court of Appeal – Fourth District: People v. Pineda, 2017 WL 632823 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining…
  • Jun 21

    “Surreptitiously Photographing or Videotaping a Person’s Clothed Anatomy”

    “Surreptitiously Photographing or Videotaping a Person’s Clothed Anatomy”
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts – Nantucket: Commonwealth v. Nascimento, 2017 WL 2467790 (2017). The Court begins the opinion by explaining that[w]e consider here whether Massachusetts General…
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Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Which Court Should You File In?

    Which Court Should You File In?
    Many family law clients ask the same question during their initial consultation: “which court should I file in?” In Virginia, both the juvenile and domestic relations district court (“J&DR court”) and the circuit…
  • Jun 20

    Change in Virginia Family Law Regarding Life Insurance

    Change in Virginia Family Law Regarding Life Insurance
    A new law goes into effect in Virginia on July 1, 2017, giving courts the authority to order a party paying spousal support to maintain an existing life insurance policy for the benefit of the payee spouse. This change to Virginia family…
  • Jun 12

    The Safe Reporting Law for Overdoses in Virginia

    The Safe Reporting Law for Overdoses in Virginia
    Back in July of 2015, the Virginia General Assembly passed a law that aimed to save the lives of people suffering from overdoses. This safe reporting law (Virginia Code § 18.2-251.03) provides for an affirmative defense to prosecution of…
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When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Jun 24

    Older Workers Barred from Applying for Tens of Thousands of Federal Job

    Older Workers Barred from Applying for Tens of Thousands of Federal Job
    Tens of thousands of U.S. jobs were reserved for  younger workers from 2012 to 2014 under the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Pathways Program, which permits federal agencies to limit hiring to recent college graduates. In…
  • Jun 20

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’
    The callback rate for job applicants begins to fall significantly around the age of 40-45 and is close to zero by the age of 70. This was the “striking” finding of a recent Swedish study in which more than 6,000 fictitious resumes…
  • Jun 12

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex
    According to the news report, all eyes were on Bill Cosby’s wife,  Camille Cosby, as she entered the courtroom and found her seat while the judge was speaking. “By allowing Cosby’s wife to enter the courtroom in the…
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San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Three Killed by Gunman at San Francisco UPS Facility

    Three Killed by Gunman at San Francisco UPS Facility
    On Wednesday, June 14, a gunman opened fire in a United Parcel Service facility in San Francisco, killing three people and wounding two others before he killed himself. The shooter has been described as a UPS driver and was dressed in a…
  • Jun 21

    Your Rights to Have Appliances Repaired or Replaced

    Your Rights to Have Appliances Repaired or Replaced
    When you move into your apartment, a number of appliances may already be there, like a refrigerator, stove and oven, microwave, dishwasher, air conditioning unit, and washer and dryer. You assume you are responsible for the daily care of…
  • Jun 19

    California Appellate Court Expands Reading of California Elder Abuse Law

    California Appellate Court Expands Reading of California Elder Abuse Law
    The First District Court of Appeal in California found the state’s Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act should be interpreted broadly. In Mahan v. Charles E. Chan Insurance Agency, Inc., the court determined that the Act…
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Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on shigella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Altamonte Springs Daycare Linked to Shigella Outbreak

    Altamonte Springs Daycare Linked to Shigella Outbreak
    Florida health officials in Seminole County are warning about a shigella outbreak at a daycare. A shigella outbreak was reported to Florida Health Department officials on Tuesday at the Kids... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    Arkansas and Louisiana see increase in Shigella

    Arkansas and Louisiana see increase in Shigella
    The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is continuing to see cases in Northeast Arkansas of Shigellosis, an infectious disease that commonly causes diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps. Shigellosis is caused... Continue Reading
  • Dec 20

    Shigella in Stanislau

    Shigella in Stanislau
    Stanislaus County has seen an increase in Shigella infections this year. According to the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency, there has been 123 confirmed cases of Shigella in the county... Continue Reading
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Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court knocked a hole in consumers’ rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Starting now, debt buyers, like Midland,…
  • Apr 1

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia
    Robert Weed has the best rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia Just finished checking on the number of my law firm bankruptcy cases dismissed the first three months of this year. (“Dismissed” means thrown out; the…
  • Mar 4

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%
    After Bankruptcy: Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48% The same week that her bankruptcy was discharged, Tammy got a car loan at 4.48%.  Now I sure don’t suggest trying to buy a car the same week your bankruptcy is over. But Tammy had no…
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Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Jun 22

    M&A Litigation: Standards of Review

    M&A Litigation: Standards of Review
    A member of the Delaware Court of Chancery has penned a chapter for an upcoming book on stockholder litigation. An overview of the chapter was recently published on the Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog. This scholarly writing…
  • Jun 16

    Challenge to State Bid Dispute Denied

    Challenge to State Bid Dispute Denied
    Justin M. Forcier, an associate in the Delaware office of Eckert Seamans, prepared this overview. A recent Chancery decision provides guidance for attorneys seeking injunctive relief in connection with a bid dispute for a state contract…
  • Jun 16

    Challenge to State Dispute Denied

    Challenge to State Dispute Denied
    Justin M. Forcier, an associate in the Delaware office of Eckert Seamans, prepared this overview. A recent Chancery decision provides guidance for attorneys seeking injunctive relief in connection with a bid dispute for a state contract…
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Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, insurance and disability claims. By Goldfinger Personal Injury Law.

http://www.torontoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Basic steps for initiating a Long Term Disability Claim in Ontario

    Basic steps for initiating a Long Term Disability Claim in Ontario
    When it comes to litigating Long Term Disability Claims, many disabled claimants don’t know where to start. How do I sue? Who do I sue? Can I sue my own insurer? If I sue, will I get fired? How much can I sue for? Will my case go to…
  • Jun 15

    Deteriorating Accident Rights in Ontario: Nobody cares until it happens to you or a loved one

    Deteriorating Accident Rights in Ontario: Nobody cares until it happens to you or a loved one
    Members of Goldfinger Personal Injury Law attended at a legal conference a few weeks ago. It had all sorts of lawyers, spanning a multitude of different practice areas. It was great chatting with different lawyers outside of the realm of…
  • Jun 7

    Examinations for Discovery for Personal Injury Claims in Ontario

    Examinations for Discovery for Personal Injury Claims in Ontario
    What is an Examination for Discovery? Examinations for Discovery are normal. They occur in nearly every civil action (personal injury, or not), in Ontario. This is an opportunity for your personal injury lawyer to ask the Defendant at fault…
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Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    Beckman v. Chicago Bear

    Beckman v. Chicago Bear
    Russell Beckman is a Green Bay Packers fan who holds season tickets with the Chicago Bears only so he can attend the Bears-Packers game. Season-ticket holders earn points allowing them to purchase "experiences," including going onto the field…
  • May 25

    DePaul Law Review Publishes Three Articles In Symposium Edition On Fantasy Sports And The Law

    DePaul Law Review Publishes Three Articles In Symposium Edition On Fantasy Sports And The Law
    Last week, DePaul Law Review released its Volume 66 edition, which includes three articles from its 2016 symposium on fantasy sports and the law.(1) I wrote the lead article, entitled  "From 'Too Small to Notice' to 'Too Big to Fail' -…
  • May 16

    Hope to see you at the 2017 Oregon Law Summer Sports Institute

    Hope to see you at the 2017 Oregon Law Summer Sports Institute
    Looking to study sports law this summer?You might be interested to know that I’ll be teaching again this July at the University of Oregon’s annual Summer Sports Institute. This is a five-week, six-credit program that brings…
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PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jun 21

    Why Fair Use Isn’t Enough Sometimes…

    Why Fair Use Isn’t Enough Sometimes…
    With the Supreme Court declining to hear the Lenz v. Universal case, it's time to take another look at the lawsuit and what it means for the DMCA. The post Why Fair Use Isn’t Enough Sometimes… appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jun 21

    3 Count: Not in Mexico

    3 Count: Not in Mexico
    Roku's get banned from sale in Mexico, Dish Network wins subpoena to unmask TVAddons and ZemTV owners and entertainment reps give NAFTA wish list. The post 3 Count: Not in Mexico appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jun 20

    60 Days on a VPN

    60 Days on a VPN
    With the recent controversies over internet privacy, I decided to test and see just how practical a VPN was for daily usage. The answer, was easy. The post 60 Days on a VPN appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
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Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Football Player Not Entitled to Compensation Benefits Because League Did Not Sign Contract

    Football Player Not Entitled to Compensation Benefits Because League Did Not Sign Contract
    In a recent decision, a Florida court of appeals determined that a football player whose contract was not renewed for the following season and who then injured himself during tryouts was not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits…
  • Jun 13

    Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Law May Complicate Some Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Law May Complicate Some Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Back in 2015, the Governor signed into law Haleigh’s Hope Act, which established the Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis to provide recommendations concerning medical marijuana regulations. The Act allowed individuals with certain…
  • Jun 6

    Workplace Falls Are a Leading Cause of Employee Death

    Workplace Falls Are a Leading Cause of Employee Death
    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are a leading cause of workplace deaths. Falls represent 39% of all construction workplace deaths and account for around 350 deaths in construction jobs per year.…
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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
  • Jun 20

    New Standard for Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

    New Standard for Reverse Domain Name Hijacking
    UDRP Rule 1 defines RDNH as “using the Policy in bad faith to attempt to deprive a registered domain name holder of a domain name” (further defined in Rule 15(c)).  There has been a mixed history in granting and denying this…
  • Jun 13

    Building a Case for Cybersquatting Under the UDRP

    Building a Case for Cybersquatting Under the UDRP
    A number of recent UDRP decisions remind trademark owners (and counsel) that cybersquatting cases have to be built from the ground up. Each stage has its evidentiary demands.  The first two demand either/or proof; the third, the most…
  • Jun 6

    Charting the Balance between Trademark Owners and Domain Name Holders: A Jurisprudential Overview

    Charting the Balance between Trademark Owners and Domain Name Holders: A Jurisprudential Overview
    Efforts to combat cybersquatting began in earnest in 1998 when the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (at the request of the United States Government supported by all member states) began an extensive process of international…
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Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Xarelto and Pradaxa Lawsuits Rise – Fresh Look at Risk for Vs. Reward

    Xarelto and Pradaxa Lawsuits Rise – Fresh Look at Risk for Vs. Reward
    There is no question that millions of Americans are in need of potentially life-saving medications to prevent strokes from occurring.  In fact, as discussed in a recent Bio Pharma Dive article, strokes are up in the U.S. The conventional…
  • Jun 7

    Boston Researchers Find More Pain for Knee Replacement with Opioid Use

    Boston Researchers Find More Pain for Knee Replacement with Opioid Use
    Hip replacement surgery may not make you feel 20-years-old again, but a properly-designed artificial hip should last at least 20 years, and should not cause you substantial pain. Unfortunately, a significant number of defective hip…
  • Jun 2

    BMW Issues Major Recall as Doors May Open While Driving

    BMW Issues Major Recall as Doors May Open While Driving
    According to a recent news article from Autoweek, BMW has issued a major recall of 45,000 older 7 Series vehicles.  These sedans were made between 2005 and 2008, and all feature what the company called Comfort Access and Soft Close…
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The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

Discusses family law issues including divorce, child support, child custody, order enforcements, and adoptions. By Welsh Law, PLLC.

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Property Division in Divorce

    Property Division in Divorce
    I have had several people say, “isn’t it split 50/50? Why do we need to do discovery then?” This is a myth. Yes, a Judge is likely going to get close to a 50/50 division in most cases, however, depending on the facts of your…
  • May 15

    It’s All In The Agreement!

    It’s All In The Agreement!
    I like chocolate chip cookie dough. She likes chocolate chip cookies. Instead of baking ALL of the cookies, there is always a little bit of cookie dough left over for me (or my kids if they find out about it). When going through a divorce…
  • May 10

    Money, Money, Money

    Money, Money, Money
    Your spouse cheated on you.  He makes more money than you. You stayed home with the kids while he worked. And now he wants divorce. Does any of this sound like you? Now you are left wondering how you are going to pay for things. You…
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Kentucky Personal Injury Attorneys…

Kentucky Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley LLP.

http://www.kentuckypersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 13

    Kentucky Court of Appeal Affirms Jury Verdict in Favor of Customer Who Slipped in “Oily Substance” at Mall

    Kentucky Court of Appeal Affirms Jury Verdict in Favor of Customer Who Slipped in “Oily Substance” at Mall
    Those who own or operate businesses that are open to the public have certain responsibilities to keep their premises safe for those who come onto the property for a business purpose, such as to shop at a store or eat at a restaurant. When…
  • May 30

    Appeals Court Reverses Judgment in Kentucky personal injury case

    Appeals Court Reverses Judgment in Kentucky personal injury case
    Under Kentucky law, a person who is injured on the job is entitled to benefits such as temporary and permanent disability payments and medical expenses. Usually, these benefits are less than what the worker would have received in a negligence…
  • May 24

    ELPO wins major victory in Court of Appeals in car accident case

    ELPO wins major victory in Court of Appeals in car accident case
    By Kyle Roby, Attorney and Partner English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP Would you consider an ATV – an all-terrain vehicle – a motor vehicle? Kentucky law and some insurance companies do not – and that’s what the…
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TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jun 13

    Summer

    Summer
    Blogging will be light--perhaps nonexistent--for the next several weeks. Enjoy summer!
  • Jun 12

    Goudkamp's Introduction to Tort Law Defence

    Goudkamp's Introduction to Tort Law Defence
    James Goudkamp has posted to SSRN the Introduction to his book Tort Law Defences. The abstract provides: The law of torts recognises many defences to liability. While some of these defences have been explored in detail, scant attention has…
  • Jun 9

    FL: Supreme Court Strikes Down Med Mal Cap

    FL: Supreme Court Strikes Down Med Mal Cap
    Yesterday, on equal protection grounds, a sharply divided Florida Supreme Court struck down a 2003 cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases: “We conclude that the caps on noneconomic damages … arbitrarily reduce damage…
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