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Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Jan 23

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para segunda-feira (26)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para segunda-feira (26)
    Revista Justiça No quadro Direito Civil, o advogado especialista em Direito de Família e professor universitário Benedicto Gonçalves Patrão comenta a obrigatoriedade da pensão alimentícia. O…
  • Jan 23

    Presidente do STF encaminha ao relator habeas corpus de investigado na operação Lava-Jato

    Presidente do STF encaminha ao relator habeas corpus de investigado na operação Lava-Jato
    O presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, encaminhou os autos do Habeas Corpus (HC) 126397 – impetrado em favor de Fernando Antônio Falcão Soares, investigado pela Operação…
  • Jan 23

    Entrevista do Saiba Mais trata da licença-paternidade

    Entrevista do Saiba Mais trata da licença-paternidade
    A licença-paternidade é o tema do quadro Saiba Mais desta semana, do canal do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) no YouTube. O benefício é previsto no artigo 7º, inciso XIX, da Constituição Federal,…
Rank this Week: 237

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Transformative use of the day: Washington's football team edition

    Transformative use of the day: Washington's football team edition
    This ad uses footage of Washington's team to make the point that its racially inflammatory name and mascot are unnecessary.  Consider the TM and copyright implications!http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 20

    Q of the day: is this enough disclosure?

    Q of the day: is this enough disclosure?
    Steve Clowney argues that Prawsfblawg's disclosures of West-sponsored content aren't enough, given how much a sponsored post looks like a regular post.  How would you advise a client to comply with the FTC's guidance here?  Would…
  • Jan 20

    Dial U for unfair competition?

    Dial U for unfair competition?
    Liveperson, Inc. v. 24/7 Customer, Inc., 2015 WL 170348, No. 14 Civ. 1559 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 13, 2015) LivePerson “provides customers with live-interaction and customer engagement technology for e-commerce websites, enabling businesses…
Rank this Week: 195

Virginia Trucking Accident Injury…

Virginia Trucking Accident Injury Attorneys

Covers truck accidents and legal issues affecting trucking law in Virginia and beyond. By the Cooper Hurley Law Firm.

http://www.virginia-truck-accident-attorney-help.com/
  • Jan 23

    Cattle Truck Driver Fell Asleep in Indiana, Causing Truck to Crash on its Side

    Cattle Truck Driver Fell Asleep in Indiana, Causing Truck to Crash on its Side
    By John Cooper, Virginia Trucking Accident Lawyer I have written many articles about the dangers posed by sleepy truck drivers who may be on the road at the end of a long shift. I was, therefore, alarmed to read a report about a driver who…
  • Jan 16

    Trucker is Charged Over Death of Paramedic in Rockingham County, NC

    Trucker is Charged Over Death of Paramedic in Rockingham County, NC
    By John Cooper, North Carolina Trucking Accident Lawyer An off-duty paramedic in Rockingham County, North Carolina was wearing his reflective vest early one morning this week as he checked out an auto accident. It was not enough to prevent a…
  • Jan 7

    Tidewater Community College Receives a Grant to Train Veterans as Truck Driver

    Tidewater Community College Receives a Grant to Train Veterans as Truck Driver
    By John Cooper, Trucking Accident Lawyer The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has awarded $1 million in grants to nine technical and community colleges including one in Hampton…
Rank this Week: 178

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jan 23

    Again, Accused Taggers Should Reconsider Tagging the Courthouse

    Again, Accused Taggers Should Reconsider Tagging the Courthouse
    In covering some of these stories, I sometimes wonder whether I am potentially helping to deter future conduct of that kind or possibly just encouraging it. It depends a lot on what the particular conduct is, of course. I…
  • Jan 21

    Jury Finds for Rick Springfield in Buttocks-Assault Case

    Jury Finds for Rick Springfield in Buttocks-Assault Case
    A jury in Syracuse needed just 61 minutes to deliberate on this one, making it all the more puzzling to me why Rick Springfield's attorneys thought they needed a mistrial the first time around. As you may recall, Vicki…
  • Jan 20

    Expert: Invitation to Child's Party Not Enforceable

    Expert: Invitation to Child's Party Not Enforceable
    The BBC asked its legal correspondent to weigh in on the case of Alex Nash, the five-year-old who was billed £15.95 for failing to show up for a friend's birthday party. Although the party organizers (the friend's parents) have…
Rank this Week: 186

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jan 23

    Mechantability Applied to Legal Scholarship

    Mechantability Applied to Legal Scholarship
    We know that mechantability means passing without objection in the trade. If law review articles were goods, what would that trade be? For law professors, it seems like it is second and third year law students. At some level it...
  • Jan 22

    Recent Scholarship: Mark Burge

    Recent Scholarship: Mark Burge
    Texas A & M School of Law Contracts Prof Mark Burge (pictured) has posted a new article on SSRN: Too Clever by Half: Reflections on Perception, Legitimacy, and Choice of Law Under Revised Article 1 of the Uniform Commercial Code...
  • Jan 21

    New in Print (including books!)

    New in Print (including books!)
    Jason T. Brown & Zijian Guan, Click to Accept (You Now Have No Rights!), 31 Hofstra Lab. & Emp. L.J. 411 (2014) Larry A. DiMatteo (ed.), International Sales Law: A Global Challenge (Cambridge University Press 2014) Martin Hogg &…
Rank this Week: 241

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jan 23

    Dr. Sheppard Selected as Director of USPTO’s Detroit Office

    Dr. Sheppard Selected as Director of USPTO’s Detroit Office
    By Jason Rantanen Congratulations to my colleague at the University of Nebraska College of Law, Dr. A. Christal Sheppard, who I understand has been selected as the first Director of the PTO’s Detroit satellite office.  From her…
  • Jan 22

    Director Lee: Next Step is to Focus on Patent Quality Initiative

    Director Lee: Next Step is to Focus on Patent Quality Initiative
    by Dennis Crouch In her confirmation hearings on January 21, Michelle Lee reported to the Senate that both the USPTO and the Courts have taken significant steps in addressing problems in the patent system following enactment of…
  • Jan 21

    Giving Deference to the Supreme Court in Teva v. Sandoz

    Giving Deference to the Supreme Court in Teva v. Sandoz
    by Dennis Crouch In Teva v. Sandoz, the Supreme Court raised the standard of appellate review of a district court’s factual conclusions regarding extrinsic evidence relied upon during claim construction proceedings.  Although the…
Rank this Week: 216

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Talking Football with Judge Rosenbaum!

    Talking Football with Judge Rosenbaum!
    You're on sports talk 11 with Judge Rosenbaum!! -- news and weather on the nines -- caller what's your question?Can you win a football game with a crappy defense?On the football field, a team with a weak defense may choose to emphasize its…
  • Jan 22

    So Prince Andrew Allegedly Had an Orgy With Jeff Epstein's Sex Slave.

    So Prince Andrew Allegedly Had an Orgy With Jeff Epstein's Sex Slave.
    It's not often you get to write a headline like that.Wow this case was already insane but reading the allegations in this affidavit just lifted it to another level:Actually I can't bring myself to quote any of it.The allegations about…
  • Jan 22

    Q & A With Spencer Aronfeld (Now With Moderate Facial Hair!)

    Q & A With Spencer Aronfeld (Now With Moderate Facial Hair!)
    I have a few cruise ship questions:1.  Can I die boarding the ship?2.  Can I die while rolling at the craps table?3.  Can I die on the waterslide?4.  Can I die while snorkeling?5.  Can I die from eating a frittata off…
Rank this Week: 261

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 23

    5 Realities of Divorce

    5 Realities of Divorce
    Divorce can be a hard decision for many families, especially for couples that still have a friendly relationship. Unfortunately, this leads many couples to assume that they should simply stick it out and avoid divorce, even if they are not…
  • Jan 22

    Discovering the Cost of Divorce

    Discovering the Cost of Divorce
    One of the reasons why some people may choose to delay their divorce is because of the financial toll that filing can cause. Cost of divorce is definitely a factor, but the health and happiness of an individual should be the primary…
  • Jan 21

    First Same Sex Divorce Granted in Kentucky

    First Same Sex Divorce Granted in Kentucky
    One of the common reasons that courts in states that do not allow same sex marriage are reluctant to perform divorces for these couples is that the legal premise of doing so would make the marriages themselves valid. Under the law, in order…
Rank this Week: 184

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    We Prefer A More Subtle, Delicate Approach

    We Prefer A More Subtle, Delicate Approach
    For those of you who have been with us since the beginning of this wonderful collaboration of legal and marketing types, known as DuetsBlog, you also know we have a mascot dubbed Duey — he’s depicted in the squirrel graphic at the…
  • Jan 22

    Tacking: It’s Not Just for Judges Anymore

    Tacking: It’s Not Just for Judges Anymore
    The U.S. Supreme Court doesn’t frequently take on trademark cases, so yesterday’s release of its decision in Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank should have been pretty exciting (available here). We discussed the case back in June…
  • Jan 21

    Free Speech: Paris Mayor Off-Message by Threatening Fox News Suit

    Free Speech: Paris Mayor Off-Message by Threatening Fox News Suit
    I returned from Paris on Tuesday after a short vacation.  As a bit of a news junky, it was admittedly an exciting time to be there.  When I arrived on Friday, we headed straight for the scene of the attack on journalists at the…
Rank this Week: 205

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Jan 23

    Firms that name a “Director of Pricing” miss the boat

    Firms that name a “Director of Pricing” miss the boat
    Many firms have created a job for “pricing.” The reason for doing so is that firms don’t have much experience with non-hourly billing, but clients are demanding non-hourly fee arrangements.  Since the firms want to make…
  • Jan 13

    Upcoming Conference on Legal Procurement

    Upcoming Conference on Legal Procurement
    My friend Dr. Silvia Hodges Silverstein leads the legal procurement organization, Buying Legal Council.  Silvia and her group are holding a conference in New York City on February 2, 2015, Pricing and Collaboration.  The program…
  • Jan 9

    Lawyers Can’t Help Themselves: Client Gouging is just a way of life

    Lawyers Can’t Help Themselves: Client Gouging is just a way of life
    In reading my morning mail, this post caught my eye: Don’t Lose Your Shirt When Raising Fees.  So I read the post, written by the CFO of a firm named Rivkin Radler.  It contains 5 suggestions on how to raise your rates and…
Rank this Week: 266

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jan 23

    Best of 2008: MasterCard card. Card card. Card.

    Best of 2008: MasterCard card. Card card. Card.
    Originally posted 2008-12-17 12:21:30. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFirst posted December 17th, 2008. A reader writes to New York Times Q&A guy Stuart Elliot with a question that’s on a lot minds:  What’s with this…
  • Jan 22

    Best of 2008: Color me infringing

    Best of 2008: Color me infringing
    Originally posted 2008-12-04 11:44:28. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFirst posted on December 8, 2008. Trademark law continues to slip from its moorings in subtle ways.  From Inside Higher Ed (hat tip to its editor, Doug Lederman, for…
  • Jan 22

    Best of 2008: Tackiness not grounds for refusal to register

    Best of 2008: Tackiness not grounds for refusal to register
    [Posted December 1, 2008.] Otherwise, why would John Welch be reporting this appeal?: December 4, 2008 – 10 AM: In re Chippendales USA, LLC, Serial No. 78666598 [Refusal to register the apparel configuration shown below for “adult…
Rank this Week: 245

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Jan 23

    Exhibit talk: "Murder and Women in 19th-Century America"

    Exhibit talk: "Murder and Women in 19th-Century America"
    “Murder and Women in 19th-Century America: Trial Accounts in the Yale Law Library” An exhibition talk by MIKE & EMMA WIDENER, curators Friday, January 30 11:00am – 12:00pm Room 122, Yale Law School 127 Wall Street, New…
  • Jan 14

    7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Seventh Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named…
  • Dec 17

    A papal bull against bullfighting

    A papal bull against bullfighting
    One of our most interesting recent acquisitions is a papal bull against bullfighting: Bulla S.D. N. Pii Pape V. Super prohibitione agitationis Taurorum & Ferarum, & annulatione votorum & iuramentorum, super eisdem pro tempore…
Rank this Week: 206

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Jan 23

    Aiding and a-bedding? Part 4, In an hour, you won’t want them to

    Aiding and a-bedding? Part 4, In an hour, you won’t want them to
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 3 and the preceding Part 1 and Part 2.] By: David A. Smith Jack Bellicec: What are you talking about? A space flower? Nancy Bellicec: Well why not a space flower? Why do we always expect metal ships?…
  • Jan 22

    Aiding and a-bedding? Part 3, Being spied on

    Aiding and a-bedding? Part 3, Being spied on
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Dr. David Kibner: Elizabeth, could you please tell me, in your opinion, what is going on? Elizabeth Driscoll: People are being duplicated. And once it…
  • Jan 21

    Aiding and a-bedding? Part 2, No one is complying

    Aiding and a-bedding? Part 2, No one is complying
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.] By: David A. Smith You’re next!  You’re next! Running man: [panicked shouting] Help! They’re coming! They’re coming! Elizabeth Driscoll: Maybe we should help him. Running…
Rank this Week: 180

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jan 23

    Hardcovers? No, hardware at this library

    Hardcovers? No, hardware at this library
    “A proposed library in Camden County won’t use the Dewey Decimal System. Instead, expect the DIY approach at a facility where patrons might check out saws, sanders and other handy gadgets. Freeholders voted Thursday night to…
  • Jan 23

    Changing Skyline: Temple’s plan comes together with new focus on library

    Changing Skyline: Temple’s plan comes together with new focus on library
    “Temple University has spent a billion dollars over the last decade transforming itself from a commuter college into a residential school that can draw students nationally. It’s added glassy classroom buildings, a ritzy skyscraper…
  • Jan 23

    Inside British Library’s low-oxygen archive

    Inside British Library’s low-oxygen archive
    “Newspaper sales may have dropped by more than 40% over the last decade, but more than seven million of them are still sold every day. The British Library save at least one copy of every paper printed – more than 60 million in…
Rank this Week: 214

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Jan 23

    Perhaps Showing Up For the Deposition Was the Better Choice

    Perhaps Showing Up For the Deposition Was the Better Choice
    In this legal malpractice action Estate of Alston v Ramseur  2015 NY Slip Op 00490  Decided on January 21, 2015 Appellate Division, Second Department the attorney is defending against a claim that there was a departure from good…
  • Jan 22

    Legal Malpractice in the Major

    Legal Malpractice in the Major
    Clients sometimes exaggerate or have high hopes about  their damages.  They sometimes  do so in order to interest attorneys in taking their legal malpractice case.  Often, they will inform the potential attorney that…
  • Jan 21

    The Difference Between "A" Proximate Cause and "The" Proximate Cause

    The Difference Between "A" Proximate Cause and "The" Proximate Cause
    The 183 day rule in NYS taxation bobs to the surface from time to time.  In this accounting malpractice case, where plaintiff resided makes a difference of about $1 million in tax.  Client relied upon the CPAs explanation of how the…
Rank this Week: 210

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 23

    Top Ten Business Risks For 2015

    Top Ten Business Risks For 2015
    William Gallagher Associates, an insurance broker and risk management company, compiled what it sees as the top business risks in all categories for the coming year. Number one is a risk that hasn’t received much attention. It derives…
  • Jan 21

    Find New Legal Blogs at The Blawggie Award

    Find New Legal Blogs at The Blawggie Award
    In late December, Dennis Kennedy announced the 11th Edition of his popular Blawggie awards, which tout his choices of top legal blogs in a variety of categories. Dennis Kennedy is a well-known lawyer (VP, Senior Counsel at MasterCard),…
  • Jan 20

    BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming

    BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming
    Duane Morris pro bono counsel A. Nicole Friant Stewart left the law firm in December to become an organic farmer in California. Friant Stewart and… The post BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming appeared on…
Rank this Week: 249

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jan 23

    Things Lawyers Say They Love About the Cloud

    Things Lawyers Say They Love About the Cloud
    In nearly seven years of building and leading a company that provides practice management solutions for the legal profession, you hear a lot about the pains and joys of being a lawyer. I’ve engaged with hundreds (if not thousands) of…
  • Jan 22

    10 Tips: Why I Love Publishing to SlideShare

    10 Tips: Why I Love Publishing to SlideShare
    What’s not to like about a large, highly targeted B2B market with low competition? Not much. That’s why SlideShare has become the Internet’s largest platform for sharing presentations. With 60 million unique visitors every…
  • Jan 21

    Target Practice: Writing for Marketing

    Target Practice: Writing for Marketing
    Ask any parent of a small child, and they’ll tell you: Caillou is a whiny little puke. On the scale of fears for parents, seeing that a "Caillou" episode is coming on the television, and knowing that you won’t have the dexterity…
Rank this Week: 243

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jan 23

    In Legal History: Roe v. Wade Decided

    In Legal History: Roe v. Wade Decided
    On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court issued one of the most famous and controversial legal decisions of our era.  Justice Harry Blackmun authored the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion.  At the time, news of…
  • Jan 16

    New and Notable: Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical justice

    New and Notable: Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical justice
    Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice  Lisa Blee E99.N74L473 2014 From the Publisher: In 1855 in the South Puget Sound, war broke out between Washington settlers and Nisqually Indians. A party of…
  • Jan 15

    Taking Action through Pro Bono & Experiential Learning

    Taking Action through Pro Bono & Experiential Learning
    Social Justice Monday – January 12, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern The speakers at the first Social Justice Monday of the Spring had a conversation about opportunities for students to make the most of their short…
Rank this Week: 194

Law Offices of Richard B.…

Law Offices of Richard B. Schneider, LLC Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning.

http://www.rbsllc.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Should I Let the Nursing Home Prepare a Living Will for Me?

    Should I Let the Nursing Home Prepare a Living Will for Me?
    Statistically speaking, most people will spend an extended period of time in a long-term care facility at some point in their life. If you are currently living in a nursing home, you are likely dependent on the staff and caregivers at the…
  • Jan 21

    What Is Per Stirpes and Per Capita?

    What Is Per Stirpes and Per Capita?
    When you sit down to create your estate plan with your attorney you will undoubtedly run across a variety of legal terms and jargon with which you are unfamiliar. The law uses a number of antiquated words and Latin phrases that have been…
  • Jan 20

    What Is a QTIP Trust?

    What Is a QTIP Trust?
    Estate planning in the 21 century can be complex and downright confusing. One reason for this is that an estate plan can accomplish so much more now than it once could. The other reason is that family structures are more complex now, often…
Rank this Week: 185

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jan 22

    Confirman el derecho de los hombres a orinar parado

    Confirman el derecho de los hombres a orinar parado
    Con su fallo, una corte de Dusseldorf, Alemania, confirma que los hombres siguen teniendo derecho a orinar de pie, una costumbre que aunque tachada de poco higiénica y que les trae varios conflictos particularmente con novias y…
  • Jan 22

    Tribunal considera que una pintura inspirada en una foto es un plagio

    Tribunal considera que una pintura inspirada en una foto es un plagio
    Un  tribunal de Amberes, Bélgica, condenó al renombrado pintor belga Luc Tuymans por el plagio de la fotografía tomada por la fotógrafa Katrijn Van Giel, al haberla tomado como modelo para realizar su…
  • Jan 22

    Rihanna vuelve a ganar a Topshop

    Rihanna vuelve a ganar a Topshop
    Rihanna volvió a ganar el segundo round del pleito con la tienda de modas Topshop, integrante de Arcadia Group, por la venta de una camiseta sin mangas con la imagen no autorizada de ella, después de que tres jueces de la Corte…
Rank this Week: 270

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jan 22

    What's Next? Some Consequences of the Teva v. Sandoz Decision

    What's Next? Some Consequences of the Teva v. Sandoz Decision
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- It has escaped almost no one's notice that the Supreme Court has spent the past decade or so being much more involved in patent law than in preceding twenty years. Evident but perhaps less discussed is the change in the…
  • Jan 21

    Teva v. Sandoz: The Dissent

    Teva v. Sandoz: The Dissent
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The recent history of Supreme Court patent cases has made the dissent a seemingly endangered species, the Court consistently deciding important patent cases by 9-0 votes and, at best, garnering concurring opinions for…
  • Jan 20

    Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz Inc. (2015)

    Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz Inc. (2015)
    Is Deference in Claim Construction Review a Good Thing for the Patent System? By Andrew Williams -- As we reported earlier today, the Supreme Court held in a 7-2 decision authored by Justice Breyer that an "appellate court must apply a 'clear…
Rank this Week: 177

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jan 22

    5 Google Tricks to Find Online Plagiarism

    5 Google Tricks to Find Online Plagiarism
    Searching for plagiarism can be daunting, fortunately, there are some google tricks and hacks that can make your life a lot easier when hunting for copied work.
  • Jan 22

    3 Count: Rdio Flyer

    3 Count: Rdio Flyer
    Greek court says blocking pirate sites is overreaching, Rdio expands to 25 new markets and Apple buys music and piracy analytics service.
  • Jan 21

    Artist Luc Tuymans Loses Plagiarism Case, Raises Question

    Artist Luc Tuymans Loses Plagiarism Case, Raises Question
    Artist Luc Tuymans has lost a copyright decision in Belgium. However, this case is just one of many difficult judgments about appropriation and photos.
Rank this Week: 272

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Jan 22

    WILMap Updated...and to Be Further Expanded (with Your Help)

    WILMap Updated...and to Be Further Expanded (with Your Help)
    After launch in July 2014, the World Intermediary Liability Map (WILMap) has been steadily and rapidly growing. New country pages were added to the WILMap, including the African Union, Belgium, the European Union,…
  • Jan 22

    Here Come the Trade Secret Troll

    Here Come the Trade Secret Troll
    Download the full article at W&L Law Review.  Authors: David S. Levine and Sharon K. Sandeen Within the past few years, the U.S. federal government has been forced to confront the massive but hard-to-quantify problem of foreign and…
  • Jan 21

    Sticks and stones may break your bones, but Charlie Hebdo cartoons will never hurt you.

    Sticks and stones may break your bones, but Charlie Hebdo cartoons will never hurt you.
    Don't insult the Pope's mother, or he'll punch you in the face! In response to questioning about the Charlie Hebdo killings, the Pope stated: "If [you] say[] a curse word against my mother, [you] can expect a punch." Not only does the Pope…
Rank this Week: 278

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jan 22

    Jenkins Research Tip: Finding Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Online

    Jenkins Research Tip: Finding Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Online
    Find the unofficial, unannotated Pennsylvania Statutes free online, provided by WestlawNext at http://tinyurl.com/PennsylvaniaStatutes. Both the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes (Pa.C.S.) and Purdon's Unconsolidated Statutes (P.S.) are…
  • Jan 15

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Food Magazines on General OneFile

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Food Magazines on General OneFile
    Next week Philadelphia foodies will partake in Restaurant Week with discounted meals at a variety of Center City restaurants, including City Tavern, Knock, Oyster House, Smokin' Betty's, Zama, and more. To celebrate Restaurant Week, take a…
  • Dec 19

    Year in Review: Jenkins Collection Growth for 2014

    Year in Review: Jenkins Collection Growth for 2014
    The staff at Jenkins continuously work to build our collection of print and electronic resources each year. Here are some of the collection highlights of 2014: Our print collection grew by over 800 titles, some of which introduced new and/or…
Rank this Week: 204

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 269

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    “No one is buying a judge for $500. But it could buy you a continuance down the road.”

    “No one is buying a judge for $500. But it could buy you a continuance down the road.”
    That was one Florida Judge running for re-election back in 2002 (see par. 46). The Supreme Court heard argument this week on whether judges running for election in Florida should be able to personally solicit campaign contributions. …
  • Jan 21

    Judge Jose Gonzalez celebrates 50 years on the bench

    Judge Jose Gonzalez celebrates 50 years on the bench
    Wow, what an accomplishment for such a good and nice man.  Last week the Court recognized Judge Gonzalez at the Ft. Lauderdale courthouse (good thing it wasn't raining!).  Lots of law clerks, friends and family attended, including…
  • Jan 19

    Return of the Jedi

    Return of the Jedi
    Guy Lewis and Michael Tein, along with Dexter Lehtinen, just blew up the Death Star.  It was a long war, but they have finally won to the tune of over $1 million in sanctions against the Tribe's lawyers.  Kudos to Lewis and Tein's…
Rank this Week: 173

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland…

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland Blog

Covers estate planning, probate and living trusts.

http://www.attorneyoffice.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Free Report: What is a Special Needs Trust in California?

    Free Report: What is a Special Needs Trust in California?
    Now that we have provided the necessary background information, we can look at the value of special needs trusts. These trusts are alternately called supplemental needs trusts. Topics covered in this report include: People With Disabilities…
  • Jan 21

    Should I Change My Living Trust When I Acquire Assets?

    Should I Change My Living Trust When I Acquire Assets?
    A revocable living trust can provide you with a number of different benefits. One of them is the ability to make changes to the trust after it has been established. If you were to establish a living trust, you would create a trust…
  • Jan 20

    Free Report: What are the Drawbacks of Probate in California?

    Free Report: What are the Drawbacks of Probate in California?
    The probate court must examine the will to determine its validity. If there were any challenges to the validity of the will, they could be presented during the probate process. Topics covered in this report include: Estate Challenges Time…
Rank this Week: 218

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jan 21

    Iron County Prosecutors Drop Ag-gag Charges, Law Examined

    Iron County Prosecutors Drop Ag-gag Charges, Law Examined
    Four animal activists who were allegedly on private property at a hog farm in Iron County in September have been released from charges of Utah’s agricultural interference law, also known as an ag-gag law. The activists will still face…
  • Jan 19

    New Public Enemy No. 1 Warrant Includes Attempted Murder, Other Charge

    New Public Enemy No. 1 Warrant Includes Attempted Murder, Other Charge
    The Salt Lake City Metro Gang Unit named a new Public Enemy No. 1 on Friday, Jan. 16. The warrant for his arrest includes charges of attempted murder and felony discharge of a weapon. Currently an adult, the man has a juvenile record as well.…
  • Jan 14

    Brooklyn DA Reviews Dozens of Wrongful Conviction Case

    Brooklyn DA Reviews Dozens of Wrongful Conviction Case
    At the beginning of January, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson stated that he is seeking to vacate the wrongful conviction of a man who served 20 years in prison for a 1991 murder. However, this isn’t the first wrongful…
Rank this Week: 182

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Jan 21

    Paper: Technology in a Trial Practice - SBOT Litigation Update seminar

    Paper: Technology in a Trial Practice - SBOT Litigation Update seminar
    I realized last Friday that one indication you have been away from home too long is when you can't remember the security code for your own house. I did eventually figure it out, but it reminded me that I need...
  • Jan 19

    Verdict in Droplets v. Overstock.com & Sear

    Verdict in Droplets v. Overstock.com & Sear
    A Marshall jury in Judge Rodney Gilstrap's court returned a verdict Friday mid afternoon in Droplets v. Overstock.com and Sears. The jury found that the asserted claims were infringed, were not shown by clear and convincing evidence to be…
  • Jan 2

    Patent Litigation "Year in Review" - Texas Bar Journal

    Patent Litigation "Year in Review" - Texas Bar Journal
    The January issue of the Texas Bar Journal means another "Year in Review" where commentators around the state describe the important developments in numerous fields of practice during the previous year. The articles can be found here, and my…
Rank this Week: 189

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 207

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

Covers law firm marketing, including advertising, blogging and sales.

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • Jan 20

    7 Tips of Transform into a Great Legal Networker

    7 Tips of Transform into a Great Legal Networker
    The legal job market is fiercely competitive. Learning to network can mean the difference between success and failure. Developing your networking skills can help you advance your career and grow a steady book of business that will give you…
  • Dec 6

    Bigger Legal Marketing Budgets Now Fund 6 Most Effective Tactic

    Bigger Legal Marketing Budgets Now Fund 6 Most Effective Tactic
    Law firms on average firms spent 3.4 percent of their annual collected fees on marketing and business development activities in 2013 -- up from a previous level of only 2.3 perclegalent in 2012. Legal marketing spending has rebounded to…
  • Aug 29

    Writing Your Personal Marketing Plan

    Writing Your Personal Marketing Plan
    Does your firm simply dress up the lawyers as hunters, send them into the woods and tell them to shoot at anything that moves? Instead, you should practice premeditated business development and make 2011 the best year financially in your…
Rank this Week: 198

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 268

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

Focused on keeping politician's hands off the 'net and everything else related to technology.

http://techliberation.com
  • Jan 20

    The government sucks at cybersecurity

    The government sucks at cybersecurity
    Originally posted at Medium. The federal government is not about to allow last year’s rash of high-profile security failures of private systems like Home Depot, JP Morgan, and Sony Entertainment to go to waste without…
  • Jan 16

    Striking a Sensible Balance on the Internet of Things and Privacy

    Striking a Sensible Balance on the Internet of Things and Privacy
    This week, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released a new white paper entitled, “A Practical Privacy Paradigm for Wearables,” which I believe can help us find policy consensus regarding the privacy and security concerns…
  • Jan 16

    Again, We Humans Are Pretty Good at Adapting to Technological Change

    Again, We Humans Are Pretty Good at Adapting to Technological Change
    Claire Cain Miller of The New York Times posted an interesting story yesterday noting how, “Technology Has Made Life Different, but Not Necessarily More Stressful.” Her essay builds on a new study by researchers at the Pew…
Rank this Week: 267

Total Injury Blog

Total Injury Blog

Covers car accident cases, and personal injury cases in the news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totalinjury.com/blog
  • Jan 20

    Settlement Reached in Petco Rat Bite Lawsuit

    Settlement Reached in Petco Rat Bite Lawsuit
    A man in Portland, Maine who suffered a rat bite settled his personal injury lawsuit against Petco last Thursday, according to a statement made by the pet supply retailer. Dominic Profenno Jr. sued Petco in April 2014, one month after he was…
  • Jan 14

    Rick Springfield Faces Injury Lawsuit Retrial

    Rick Springfield Faces Injury Lawsuit Retrial
    A retrial has begun for the injury lawsuit filed by a woman against Rick Springfield, regarding an injury that occurred during a 2004 concert at the New York State Fair. Vicki Calcagno, 45, said Springfield struck her in the head with his…
  • Jan 6

    Dubuque, Iowa to Enact Sledding Ban

    Dubuque, Iowa to Enact Sledding Ban
    On Monday night, the Dubuque, Iowa, City Council voted to ban sledding in all but two city parks. According to NPR, the local Dubuque broadcast station KCRG-TV reported council members passed the ordinance out of fear of liability issues. The…
Rank this Week: 284

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Jan 20

    In Memoriam: Henry G. Manne (1928-2015)

    In Memoriam: Henry G. Manne (1928-2015)
    Henry Manne was a great man, and a great father. He was, for me as for many others, one of the most important intellectual influences in my life. I will miss him dearly. Following is his official obituary. RIP, dad. Henry Girard Manne…
  • Jan 20

    Si Monumentum Requiris, Circumspice

    Si Monumentum Requiris, Circumspice
    The famous epitaph that adorns Sir Christopher Wren’s tomb in St. Paul’s Cathedral – Si monumentum requiris, circumspice (“if you seek his monument, look around you”) – applies equally well to Henry Manne,…
  • Jan 14

    Heritage Foundation January 29 Conference on Obama Administration Antitrust Enforcement Record

    Heritage Foundation January 29 Conference on Obama Administration Antitrust Enforcement Record
    During the 2008 presidential campaign Barack Obama criticized the Bush Administration for “the weakest record of antitrust enforcement of any administration in the last half century” and promised “to reinvigorate antitrust…
Rank this Week: 209

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Whistleblowers Claim Boca Raton Company Committed Fraud

    Whistleblowers Claim Boca Raton Company Committed Fraud
    Three whistleblowers allege that Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies, Inc. (“Med-Care”) committed Medicare fraud in violation of the False Claims Act.  Med-Care is a durable medical equipment supply company based in Boca…
  • Dec 22

    Record Management Company Settles False Claims Act Case

    Record Management Company Settles False Claims Act Case
    Iron Mountain Incorporated and Iron Mountain Information Management LLC (collectively “Iron Mountain”) has agreed to settle allegations by two whistleblowers in a qui tam lawsuit that it overcharged the government in violation of…
  • Dec 16

    Research Foundation Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Case

    Research Foundation Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Case
    The State University of New York’s Research Foundation (“Research Foundation”) has agreed to settle claims brought by five whistleblowers in a qui tam lawsuit filed in 2010 under the False Claims Act that it knowingly…
Rank this Week: 188

Broke and Broker

Broke and Broker

Covers the Wall Street docket of criminal, civil, regulatory, and arbitration cases. By Bill Singer.

http://brokeandbroker.com/index.php
  • Jan 20

    BrokeAndBroker.com Blog by Bill Singer WEEK IN REVIEW

    BrokeAndBroker.com Blog by Bill Singer WEEK IN REVIEW
    Chinese Pharma Private Securities TransactionsAs the economy recovers from the Great Recession, a number of regulatory violations that had been somewhat dormant for the past few years are once again showing up on the radar screen. With…
  • Jan 20

    Chinese Pharma Private Securities Transaction

    Chinese Pharma Private Securities Transaction
    As the economy recovers from the Great Recession, a number of regulatory violations that had been somewhat dormant for the past few years are once again showing up on the radar screen. With increasing number of deals, we're also…
  • Jan 20

    The Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker and Wall Street CPA

    The Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker and Wall Street CPA
    Ya got your butcher, your baker, your candlestick maker. Ya also got your attorney, accountant, and federal contractor -- and, while you're at it, let's toss in a stockbroker. What the hell do the three characters in a nursery rhyme have to…
Rank this Week: 201

Harvard JD Admissions

Harvard JD Admissions

The Official JD Admissions Blog at Harvard Law School.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/admissions
  • Jan 20

    Finding Your Fit: Law School Choice

    Finding Your Fit: Law School Choice
    Marissa is a 2L from the San Francisco Bay Area by way of five years in Atlanta at Emory University—four for school and one working in Development and Alumni Relations. She double majored in History and French Studies, with a minor in…
  • Jan 20

    Facing Ferguson, Driving Change

    Facing Ferguson, Driving Change
    Facing Ferguson, Driving Change Thanks to the activism of our students and the response our faculty, critical discussions on race and justice are taking place all around the HLS campus. Watching these events unfold, I have been reminded that…
  • Jan 13

    Learning Appellate Advocacy at HLS: Ames Moot Court Competition

    Learning Appellate Advocacy at HLS: Ames Moot Court Competition
    In his first post, Jacob Hanna wrote about the First-Year Ames Moot Court Competition, a chance for 1Ls to get a taste of courtroom life. In this post, he writes about other opportunities for upperclassmen to hone the craft of litigation here…
Rank this Week: 234

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
Rank this Week: 239

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jan 17

    17 Seconds #8

    17 Seconds #8
    17 Seconds gives you useful info quickly. If you think about a trademark as a “mark” of a “trade,” then it makes more sense. Consider the origins of branding. Farmers needed a way to identify their cows from their…
  • Dec 31

    2015 Clocktower Law Group Fee

    2015 Clocktower Law Group Fee
    2015 Clocktower Law Group Fees. Greetings, Effective 2015-01-01, Clocktower’s billing rate is $425/hour, the same rate as in 2014. In the name of transparency, this info has been posted online (http://www.erikjheels.com/5013.html) and…
  • Dec 31

    LawLawLaw 2014-12-31

    LawLawLaw 2014-12-31
    A newsletter by Clocktower Law Group founder Erik J. Heels about trends in technology, intellectual property (IP) law (patent law, trademark law), baseball, and rock ‘n’ roll. Greetings, My name is Erik Heels, and this is my…
Rank this Week: 251

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage…

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.massachusetts-alcoholic-beverage-licensing.com/
  • Jan 17

    Northampton Seeks Additional License

    Northampton Seeks Additional License
    The Northampton City Council agreed to adopt a resolution to create 5 new liquor licenses for 5 existing businesses. Mayor David Narkewicz hopes this is the first step in getting rid of the quota system, and giving local city and towns (like…
  • Jan 13

    Newton Police Arrest Minor

    Newton Police Arrest Minor
    Newton police made multiple arrests on Jan. 10 at Tedeschi's Food Shop on Winchester Street. Assigned to liquor enforcement, police spotted a young man head into the store around 8:40 p.m. He left carrying two 30-packs of beer, and loaded it…
  • Jan 11

    King Arthur's Building in Chelsea is Sold

    King Arthur's Building in Chelsea is Sold
    The old King Arthur's Strip Club building in Chelsea was sold to a former produce wholesaler from Quincy, according to the Boston Herald, beating out Revere businessman Charlie Lightbody - who is currently under indictment for wire fraud…
Rank this Week: 281

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jan 16

    The six things I forgot about desert sushi.

    The six things I forgot about desert sushi.
    A number of years ago when lawyering was not even a twinkle in my eye, I traveled to Flagstaff, Arizona on overnight business. For dinner that evening, my employee suggested of all things — that we have sushi. Ever dubious, I asked,…
  • Jan 14

    Everything’s better with bacon, including FREE CLE.

    Everything’s better with bacon, including FREE CLE.
    It’s been a few years since I last made reference to bacon. And that’s despite my knowing full well that a lot of people think bacon ought to go with just about everything, perhaps even “The Irreverent Lawyer.” Sir…
  • Jan 7

    Belated Happy New Year to “the noble profession.”

    Belated Happy New Year to “the noble profession.”
    About a year ago, I again posted about how far, in the minds of some, the ‘noble profession of law’ has slipped its ‘surly bonds‘ — but not ‘to touch the face of God’ — thanks in part to lawyer…
Rank this Week: 229

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Criminal Mischief

    Criminal Mischief
    This weekend as I drove through my neighborhood, I noticed a street sign had been knocked down... it apparently, had been run over. I remember thinking, "Somebody in Jacksonville had a good time last night." My criminal defense…
  • Jan 6

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #163: Child Neglect

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #163: Child Neglect
    Take a look at the picture above. Is there anything that troubles you about this picture? I'm bothered by the distance between the adult and the two small children that are walking several feet behind the man. Even more...
  • Dec 29

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #573: Know Thy Victim- Grand Theft and Credit Card Fraud

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #573: Know Thy Victim- Grand Theft and Credit Card Fraud
    "Crime doesn't pay." I've heard this cliché over and over, but rarely in my capacity as a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer. The few times I did hear it as a criminal defense lawyer, it didn't come from other Jacksonville…
Rank this Week: 213

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers national and New York based elder neglect and nursing home abuse news. Published By Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorknursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 265

Delaware Employment Law Blog

Delaware Employment Law Blog

Covers national headline employment law news and updates. By Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP.

http://www.delawareemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Lawsuits, Discovery, and the Right to Privacy In the Context of Social Media

    Lawsuits, Discovery, and the Right to Privacy In the Context of Social Media
    A party’s “right to privacy” in the context of social media is the subject for numerous motions in civil litigation.  The scenario goes like this:  Plaintiff sues defendant, alleging injuries.  Defendants…
  • Dec 4

    Facebook Threats Constitute Legitimate Grounds for Termination

    Facebook Threats Constitute Legitimate Grounds for Termination
    Earlier this week, I wrote about the issue of threats made via Facebook constitute constitutionally protected speech.  Today’s post also is about threats made via Facebook but in the context of the workplace.  The case,…
  • Dec 1

    Issue of Threats via Facebook Heads to the Supreme Court

    Issue of Threats via Facebook Heads to the Supreme Court
    The intersection of Facebook use and Free Speech is complicated.  Complicated enough, in fact, that the U.S. Supreme Court will weigh in on the subject when it decides a case it is scheduled to hear argument in today, Elonis v. United…
Rank this Week: 282