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Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

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

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 180

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

By Professors D. Benjamin Barros and Alfred L. Brophy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Apr 16

    The Property Story at Bundy Ranch

    The Property Story at Bundy Ranch
    It's not often an individual citzen manages to bully the federal government, but that's exactly what's happening out in Utah: Twenty-one years ago, rancher Cliven Bundy stopped paying his grazing fees. Bundy does not recognize federal…
  • Apr 16

    10 Ancient Theaters That You Can Still Visit

    10 Ancient Theaters That You Can Still Visit
    For the classics buffs among you.
  • Apr 16

    Schorr on Water Rights in Mandate Palestine

    Schorr on Water Rights in Mandate Palestine
    David Schorr (Tel Aviv) has posted Reform of Water Rights in Mandate Palestine (Water History) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: This article surveys the water law of Palestine under British rule, identifying the legal norms governing the use of…
Rank this Week: 183

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    No Time like the Present

    No Time like the Present
       "October: This is one of the particularly dangerous months to invest in stocks. Other dangerous months are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February."So Mark Twain, or so it is…
  • Apr 13

    DeLong on Piketty; Economist on Bank

    DeLong on Piketty; Economist on Bank
    Two can't miss weekend reads:  One. the  "Economist Essay" on the history of financial crises; and two, DeLong on Piketty--i.e., P's magisterial new study of inequality.  The Economist piece explains itself and I stand ready to…
  • Apr 12

    Cowen's Italy and Mine

    Cowen's Italy and Mine
    Tyler rolls his eyes at an NYT account of prodigal misspending at the Italian Tourist Board, particularly in respect to the South and Sicily.     He's right of course, but here's a guilty secret: hang the Tourist Board, I'd list…
Rank this Week: 182

Arnstein & Lehr LLP Legal News

Arnstein & Lehr LLP Legal News

Features news, publications, events and cases.

http://legalnews.arnstein.com
  • Jan 8

    Joel Hurwitz quoted in Law360 regarding real estate legislative and regulatory issue

    Joel Hurwitz quoted in Law360 regarding real estate legislative and regulatory issue
    Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Joel Hurwitz was quoted in a January 1 article, “Real Estate Regulation And Legislation To Watch in 2014.” The article provides an overview of the biggest legislative and regulatory issues real…
  • Jan 8

    Robert E. McKenzie writes on common tax mistakes and Swiss tax evasion issue

    Robert E. McKenzie writes on common tax mistakes and Swiss tax evasion issue
    Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Robert E. McKenzie was quoted in two recent articles, one dealing with common tax mistakes and the other with tax evasion issues in Switzerland. The first article, “Avoid These 10 Common Tax…
  • Jan 8

    David Sugar testifies on proposed amendments to Chicago Condominium Ordinance

    David Sugar testifies on proposed amendments to Chicago Condominium Ordinance
    Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner David Sugar testified on January 8, 2013 before the City of Chicago Committee on Housing and Real Estate in support of proposed amendments to the Chicago Condominium Ordinance introduced by Alderman Thomas…
Rank this Week: 184

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    The ASA on insufficiently close comparison

    The ASA on insufficiently close comparison
    The ASA found Made.com's ad misleading for claiming "FURNITURE DIRECT FROM THE MAKERS By the time the average sofa hits the high street it's been marked up by 500%. Agents, importers and wholesalers all add a little extra along the way. Our…
  • Apr 15

    FDA has a standard, so no Lanham Act claim can be made

    FDA has a standard, so no Lanham Act claim can be made
    OraLabs, Inc. v. Kind Group LLC, 2014 WL 1395954, No. 13–cv–00170 (D. Colo. Apr. 10, 2014)The court adopted the magistrate judge's recommendation to deny Kind leave to amend its counterclaims to add a Lanham Act false advertising…
  • Apr 15

    conflict mineral disclosure unconstitutional, DC Circuit rule

    conflict mineral disclosure unconstitutional, DC Circuit rule
    National Association of Manufacturers v. Securities and Exchange Commission, No. 13-5252 (D.C. Cir. Apr. 14, 2014)If we needed an example of how the First Amendment can reinstate Lochner, this would be a good one.  Here we have a…
Rank this Week: 187

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    One Day of Neglect

    One Day of Neglect
    ValleyCentral.com reported the tragic story of Isidora Martinez. After only one day of being neglected in a nursing home, under deplorable conditions, Martinez had to be rushed off to the hospital in an ambulance.  Upon…
  • Apr 15

    Tort Reform = Corporate Bailout

    Tort Reform = Corporate Bailout
    Mr. Jernigan is a Florence attorney and president of the S.C. Association for Justice, formerly the S.C. Trial Lawyers Association.  He wrote the below article in The State newspaper about additional efforts to "reform" the civil…
  • Apr 13

    Sex Offender Taking Care of Vulnerable Resident

    Sex Offender Taking Care of Vulnerable Resident
    Recently, authorities discovered that a man convicted of third-degree sexual assault was employed at a nursing home facility. This man was able to obtain employment because of the facilities failure to conduct any sort of background check.…
Rank this Week: 188

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    WHAT KIND OF LEGAL SYSTEM DOES THIS?

    WHAT KIND OF LEGAL SYSTEM DOES THIS?
    Caesar Cantu plead guilty to marijuana trafficking and was sentenced to 11.5 years in federal court. Due solely to a scribbners error an additional 42 months was added to his sentence on the judgment and conviction. However, the district…
  • Apr 14

    WHY IS THIS NIGHT....

    WHY IS THIS NIGHT....
    "Why is this night different from all other nights?"For those of you who observe Passover in this season of miracles, Happy Pesach.  Good Friday and Easter Sunday and ABC's airing of the Ten Commandments coming up this…
  • Apr 14

    50 YEARS AGO

    50 YEARS AGO
    Courtesy of the second best blog in Miami, Random Pixels, we are reminded of a riot at the Dade County Jail 50 years ago in April. The Sheriff blamed it on "black muslims." It's not entirely clear about what caused the riot, but we took note…
Rank this Week: 190

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.missouriinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Head-on Collision Kills Both Driver

    Head-on Collision Kills Both Driver
    In Jefferson County, the two drivers involved in a head-on collision are pronounced dead. On March 25, 2014 at approximately 12:23 p.m., Mary Burke, age 82 of St. Louis, Missouri was operating a 2000 Toyota Camry. James Sybert, age 25 of De…
  • Apr 11

    Five Killed in Lawrence County Crash

    Five Killed in Lawrence County Crash
    In Lawrence County, five people are pronounced dead as a result of a head-on collision. On March 23, 2014 at approximately 3:45 a.m., Mason Colley, age 75 of Larussell, Missouri was operating a 2002 Ford F350. John Stephens, age 30 of Van…
  • Apr 10

    Overturned Vehicle Causes Serious Injurie

    Overturned Vehicle Causes Serious Injurie
    In Atchison County, two people are seriously injured after the driver neglected to operate the vehicle correctly, causing it to travel down an embankment and to overturn. On March 23, 2013 at approximately 1:10 a.m., Christopher Barnes, age…
Rank this Week: 189

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Sen. Boxer Publicly Endorses California Micra Reform

    Sen. Boxer Publicly Endorses California Micra Reform
    Sen. Boxer Publicly Endorses California Micra Reform April 11, 2014 Summary: Proponents of California’s MICRA reform have just received significant support with Sen. Barbara Boxer’s public endorsement for MICRA improvement…
  • Apr 11

    Bus Full of Students Collides with FedEx Truck, At Least 10 Lives Lost

    Bus Full of Students Collides with FedEx Truck, At Least 10 Lives Lost
    Charter Bus Full of Students Collides with FedEx Truck, Claiming At Least 10 Lives A bus packed with Los Angeles high school students en route to tour Humboldt State University collided with a FedEx freight truck in Northern California last…
  • Apr 9

    Can Medical Marijuana Help TBI Victims?

    Can Medical Marijuana Help TBI Victims?
    Can Medical Marijuana Help TBI Victims? Medical marijuana is being prescribed by doctors to treat a variety of illnesses and symptoms, including muscle spasms, nausea from chemotherapy, seizure disorders, Crohn’s disease, chronic pain,…
Rank this Week: 185

Bulletins from Aloha

Bulletins from Aloha

Covers the Oregon State Bar and lawyering in Oregon.

http://www.bulletinsfromaloha.org/
  • Apr 9

    PUT WOMEN IN CHARGE OF WAR

    PUT WOMEN IN CHARGE OF WAR
    WOMEN AND WAR   Let Us Put Women In Charge of  War   My friend was not able to go on a skiing vacation with us this year because of disabilities caused by his year in the Vietnam War.  My service escaped those…
  • Feb 5

    THE KNOWN BIGOT

    THE KNOWN BIGOT
    THE BIGOT I KNOW     HE IS not CLOSE TO ME, OR IS HE?  LET ME INTRODUCE MY business ACQUAINTANCE,  mr. ED harnden, A DOWNTOWN LAWYER.   ONE DAY, DOWNTOWN,   I ASKED MY MOTHER….’WHY DO PEOPLE HATE…
  • Jan 22

    UPDATED TABLE OF CONTENTS (JANUARY, 2014)

    UPDATED TABLE OF CONTENTS (JANUARY, 2014)
    CURRENT TABLE OF CONTENTS   TABLE OF CONTENTS  (Note Foreclosure Law Articles-and on Drones Torture, Due Process -Below)   1. Welcome To A New Blog Site for Oregon Lawyers(2/4/07)2. Opening Page -- Purpose of This Blog…
Rank this Week: 186

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 16

    Defense In Depth On Work Comp Claims: The Employer’s Role

    Defense In Depth On Work Comp Claims: The Employer’s Role
    “Defense in depth” is a principal from conflict theory which promotes using several defenses in coordination instead of seeing them as separate defenses to be used one at a time. Sometimes, the phrase “mutually…
  • Apr 16

    OSHA Does Not Tolerate Disregard For Safety, Imposes Fine

    OSHA Does Not Tolerate Disregard For Safety, Imposes Fine
    Safety on the jobsite will likely become more in focus for a pair of Colorado employers; this after they were levied with a substantial fine.     “OSHA Will Not Tolerate Disregard For Worker Safety”   Reconstruction…
  • Apr 15

    How To Make Unions An Asset To Workers Comp Cost Saving

    How To Make Unions An Asset To Workers Comp Cost Saving
    Many employers may be suspicious of working with unions, thinking that they support the filing of questionable workers’ comp claims. However, in some cases working with labor unions may lead to decreases in workers’ comp costs.…
Rank this Week: 192

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Apr 15

    legally brown

    legally brown
    Being brown is one of my best attributes, and it’s one of my favorite topics of discussion. It’s fundamental to my identity and has always affected many of my perspectives, beliefs, and decisions. But when I was younger, no one…
  • Apr 15

    Values-Based Leadership is a Good Fit For Women Lawyer

    Values-Based Leadership is a Good Fit For Women Lawyer
    You know that leadership is one of my favorite themes.  When you develop leadership that is "values based," it is a home run in almost every case.   Values-Based Leadership (VBL) is a leadership philosophy that goes beyond…
  • Apr 15

    Conquering the Writing Competition & Law Review

    Conquering the Writing Competition & Law Review
    If you’re a 1L, one of the last things on your mind right before this spring’s final exam period is probably your school’s upcoming writing competition.  You might not even know if you want to be on a journal, but I…
Rank this Week: 191

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Apr 16

    James Addision DuRant Drinks, Hits Pet Shop in Newport News, VA

    James Addision DuRant Drinks, Hits Pet Shop in Newport News, VA
    Newport News, VA — Police report that an accident in Newport News, Virginia, was caused by an intoxicated driver. James Addision DuRant hit a power pole while traveling on Warwick Blvd. He continued down the road before crossing a…
  • Apr 16

    UPDATE: Salvatore Pippa Killed in Car Accident in Ashland, Oregon

    UPDATE: Salvatore Pippa Killed in Car Accident in Ashland, Oregon
    ASHLAND, OR — A single-vehicle accident left one man dead in Ashland, Oregon on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014, according to a report from KOBI-5. Investigators from the Oregon State Police believe Salvatore Pippa was killed when the car he…
  • Apr 16

    One Killed in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident on Morris Street in Franklin, Illinoi

    One Killed in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident on Morris Street in Franklin, Illinoi
    FRANKLIN, IL — A major single-vehicle accident took the life of a passenger in Franklin, Illinois on Saturday, April 12th, 2014, according to a news release from KATC. Authorities with the Louisiana State Police have not yet released…
Rank this Week: 196

Rainmaker Lawyer Blog

Rainmaker Lawyer Blog

Covers business strategy for law firms, legal marketing, attorney business development, law firm marketing plans, and work/life balance for attorneys. By David Lorenzo.

http://www.rainmakerlawyer.com/site/index/
  • Apr 16

    Wow. That Was Fast.

    Wow. That Was Fast.
    “Are you serious about taking control of your future?” This was the question being posed to me by the guy across the table. “Yes” I answered timidly. “Then you need to learn how to get tings done…
  • Jan 30

    Rainmaker Lawyer is Now A Registered Trademark

    Rainmaker Lawyer is Now A Registered Trademark
    It is with pride that I announce the registration of Rainmaker Lawyer as a Trademark on the Principal Register with the United States of America. Continue Reading...
  • Nov 27

    Thankful for Second Chance

    Thankful for Second Chance
    I use this forum to discuss things that can help you make a great living and live a great life ®. Typically these things involve business and leadership strategy and/or a marketing tactic. This is not one of those occasions. A few times…
Rank this Week: 195

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

By University of Cincinnati Law Professor S. Elizabeth Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Apr 15

    The Delay of ICD-10

    The Delay of ICD-10
    As part of the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014,” Congress provided that DHHS may not set ICD-10 as the code standard before October 15, 2015. October 15, 2014 had been the day set by DHHS for ICD-10 implementation....
  • Apr 15

    Guest Blogger Professor Deborah L. Forman: Introducing The ABA's Draft Model Act Governing Assisted Reproductive Technology Agencie

    Guest Blogger Professor Deborah L. Forman: Introducing The ABA's Draft Model Act Governing Assisted Reproductive Technology Agencie
    The use of assisted reproductive technology to create families is often described as collaborative reproduction. Intended parents, gamete donors and surrogates can all play a role in the process. Assisted reproduction typically involves…
  • Apr 11

    The Game of Succession

    The Game of Succession
    It is almost always dramatic when a well-known figure resigns. So it was this week, one leader gone and another swiftly nominated. Almost inevitably the process and new nominee were subject to conservative sniping. Then, Secretary Sebelius…
Rank this Week: 193

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Apr 4

    Unifor’s Toyota Campaign Demonstrates Flaw in Labour Law Model

    Unifor’s Toyota Campaign Demonstrates Flaw in Labour Law Model
    You may have seen in the media that Unifor (the old Canadian Auto Workers) applied this week to represent employees at Toyota’s three plants in Cambridge and Woodstock.  The media stories said there is approximately 6500 employees…
  • Apr 3

    Union Security and the Law (links)

    Union Security and the Law (links)
     Labour Relations Act Canadian Laws on Union Dues and Membership Rand’s Arbitration Decision (Ford, 1946) Right to Work and Bullshit in Labour Policy Debates Has anything changed with Hudak’s New claim that he is dropping…
  • Mar 27

    Are University Football Players “Employees” and Entitled to Unionize?

    Are University Football Players “Employees” and Entitled to Unionize?
    There was a big decision from the Illinois region of the National Labor Relations Board yesterday, finding that Northwestern University football players are “employees” and therefore entitled to unionize.  Here’s the…
Rank this Week: 194

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Turbo Coding Patent Not Invalid for Claiming Unpatentable Subject Matter

    Turbo Coding Patent Not Invalid for Claiming Unpatentable Subject Matter
    The court denied defendant's motion for summary judgment that plaintiff's turbo coding telecommunications patent was invalid for claiming unpatentable subject matter. "[Defendant] argues that Claims 1 and 10 do not meet the transformation…
  • Apr 15

    Infringement Contention Identifying Products by “Standard” or “Series” is Insufficient

    Infringement Contention Identifying Products by “Standard” or “Series” is Insufficient
    The court granted plaintiff's motion to strike the reports of defendant's infringement experts as to newly identified products. "[I]dentifying products 'that include DDR3 SDRAM memory' or otherwise practice the JEDEC standard is not…
  • Apr 14

    “Implicit” Instruction May Support Induced Infringement Claim

    “Implicit” Instruction May Support Induced Infringement Claim
    The court denied defendant's motion for summary judgment that it did not induce infringement of plaintiff's drug buffer patent because there was a question of fact regarding deliberate indifference. "In order not to infringe or induce…
Rank this Week: 197

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
  • Apr 9

    East Timor Police must maintain professionalism and credibility, says PM Gusmao

    East Timor Police must maintain professionalism and credibility, says PM Gusmao
    ETLJB 10/04/2014 - According to the Prime Minister and Minister for Defence and Security, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, “the National Police of Timor-Leste (PNTL) shall maintain its professionalism and... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 9

    East Timor Government supports police and military interventions to guarantee public order

    East Timor Government supports police and military interventions to guarantee public order
    ETLJB 10/04/2014 - The Council of Ministers decided in an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday, April 2, to endorse the Commands of Falintil Defence Forces of Timor-Leste (F-FDTL) and the National... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Apr 1

    Ex-Guerrillas Threaten Political Stability in East Timor

    Ex-Guerrillas Threaten Political Stability in East Timor
    ETLJB 2/4/2014 Extract from From Global Voice Online - Anxiety has plagued East Timor in recent weeks after national police moved in on two groups led by ex-freedom fighters accused of fomenting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 198

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Professors Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Apr 15

    Federal District Judge Finds Massachusetts Ban of Zohydro ER Unconstitutional

    Federal District Judge Finds Massachusetts Ban of Zohydro ER Unconstitutional
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In a very brief order in Zogenix v. Patrick, federal district judge Rya Zobel enjoined the Massachusetts Emergency Order prohibiting prescriptions of "hydrocodone…
  • Apr 15

    State Constitutional Paramount Allegiance

    State Constitutional Paramount Allegiance
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Matt Ford writes over at The Atlantic that there's an irony in rancher Cliven Bundy's land claim against the federal Bureau of Land Management, now brewing in Nevada. That's because the very…
  • Apr 15

    A Conversation with the Chief Justice of the South African Con Court

    A Conversation with the Chief Justice of the South African Con Court
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Drew Cohen recently published A Constitution at a Crossroads: A Conversation with the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa in the Northwestern Journal of International Human…
Rank this Week: 199

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

Covers legislation, news and cases for whistleblowers and those who represent them. By The Employment Group.

http://employmentlawgroupblog.com
  • Apr 1

    March Whistleblower Rewards Include $500,000 in Cargo Price-Fixing Case

    March Whistleblower Rewards Include $500,000 in Cargo Price-Fixing Case
    The U.S. Department of Justice announced settlements in three large qui tam cases during March — including a price-fixing case where the whistleblower earned a half-million-dollar reward. The False Claims Act (FCA) penalizes fraud…
  • Apr 1

    March 2014 FCA Rewards: $500,000 in Cargo Price-Fixing Case

    March 2014 FCA Rewards: $500,000 in Cargo Price-Fixing Case
    The U.S. Department of Justice announced settlements in three large qui tam cases during March — including a price-fixing case where the whistleblower earned a half-million-dollar reward. The False Claims Act (FCA) penalizes fraud…
  • Mar 5

    Supreme Court Says SOX Can Fit Almost Anyone

    Supreme Court Says SOX Can Fit Almost Anyone
    NOTE: A version of this post first appeared on Law360.com.  The author, R. Scott Oswald, was counsel of record on an amicus curiae brief filed in this case. In deciding Lawson v. FMR LLC, the first whistleblower case they have heard…
Rank this Week: 200

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
  • Dec 10

    “Extradited Briton Babar Ahmad admits terrorism offences”

    “Extradited Briton Babar Ahmad admits terrorism offences”
    BBC on December 10, 2013 released the following: By: Dominic Casciani “A British man who spent eight years fighting extradition to the US has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges. Babar Ahmad, 39, from south London, admitted conspiracy…
  • Oct 3

    “Alleged Al-Qaeda Member Extradited to U.S. to Face Charges in Terrorism Conspiracy”

    “Alleged Al-Qaeda Member Extradited to U.S. to Face Charges in Terrorism Conspiracy”
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on October 3, 2013 released the following: “Defendant and Others Planned Suicide Bomb Attack Against Americans in Europe WASHINGTON— Nizar Trabelsi, a Tunisian national, has been…
  • Oct 3

    “Tunisian Nizar Trabelsi extradited to US on terror charges”

    “Tunisian Nizar Trabelsi extradited to US on terror charges”
    BBC on October 3, 2013 released the following: “A Tunisian man jailed in Belgium in 2003 for planning to attack a Nato air base has been extradited to the US to face further charges. Nizar Trabelsi faces several charges linked to the…
Rank this Week: 201

Freedom To Differ

Freedom To Differ

A blog that speaks freely about legal and policy issues facing the media and the internet. By Peter Black.

http://www.freedomtodiffer.com/freedom_to_differ/
  • Feb 25

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2014 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Oct 1

    Daily Twitter Link

    Daily Twitter Link
  • Aug 3

    Blogging the election

    Blogging the election
    This afternoon the Kevin Rudd will visit the Governor-General and request a dissolution and an election on 7 September. A proclamation will then have to be issued dissolving the House of Representatives. The writ initiating the 150 House…
Rank this Week: 202

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Fifth Circuit Panel Ignores Evidence of Racism

    Fifth Circuit Panel Ignores Evidence of Racism
    In Willis v. CLECO Corp., No. 13-30217, (5th Cir. 4/8/14), the Fifth Circuit panel reverses summary judgment regarding a disciplinary write-up, but affirms summary judgment regarding the termination of an African-American worker. Gregory…
  • Apr 8

    How to Avoid Sanctions in a Discrimination Lawsuit

    How to Avoid Sanctions in a Discrimination Lawsuit
    In federal court, the parties are subject to sanctions for any number of offenses, ranging from discovery abuse to filing frivolous claims. Sanctions can include everything from money to a prohibition of certain evidence. Federal Rule of…
  • Apr 1

    Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment

    Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment
    In a recent unpublished decision, the Fifth Circuit reversed the grant of summary judgment in favor of the employer. Monica Hague formerly worked for the University of Texas Health Science Center t San Antonio. Ms. Hague worked in the…
Rank this Week: 203

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Oklahoma Youth Expo

    Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Oklahoma Youth Expo
    KFOR News reports that several Oklahoma families have been hospitalized with E. coli infections after attending the same Oklahoma Youth Expo event at the State Fairgrounds.  While some cases are... Continue Reading
  • Feb 24

    E. coli Puts Cider Maker in Prison

    E. coli Puts Cider Maker in Prison
    According to press reports and a press release from the Michigan Depart of Agriculture, James Ruster, owner of Mitchell Hill Farm in Ellsworth, was sentenced last week for a felony... Continue Reading
  • Feb 13

    More Hydro Burger E. coli Illnesse

    More Hydro Burger E. coli Illnesse
    A further six cases of E coli O157 linked to events on the 17th, 18th and 19th January at the SSE Hydro have been identified taking the total number of... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 204

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Apr 16

    Marketing to the Bar

    Marketing to the Bar
    I have spent a good deal of my career trying to get lawyers to spend less time with other lawyers and more time with clients and prospects. In many cases, a lawyer’s business development and networking efforts are more effective when…
  • Apr 16

    Would You Pass a Trust Account Audit?

    Would You Pass a Trust Account Audit?
    Every lawyer knows mismanaging a trust account (IOLTA) can have terrible consequences. However, most lawyers receive little or no training in how to manage a trust account before opening one of their own. Law schools don’t address this…
  • Apr 15

    I Landed the Sales Opportunity, So Now What?

    I Landed the Sales Opportunity, So Now What?
    Question: “After several networking lunches and casual meetings with a potential client, she invited me to come meet with her and her staff to “tell us what you can do for us.” What should I do? How can I make sure I stand…
Rank this Week: 206

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Apr 15

    University of Pittsburgh v. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)

    University of Pittsburgh v. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Federal Circuit used its decision that the District Court erred in certain of its claim construction determinations to reverse a jury award of greater than $100 million, but left intact large portions of the District…
  • Apr 14

    Hoffman-La Roche Inc. v. Apotex Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)

    Hoffman-La Roche Inc. v. Apotex Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)
    By Michael Greenfield -- Last Friday, the Federal Circuit issued an opinion in Hoffman La-Roche Inc. v. Apotex Inc. that is a cautionary tale of patent lifecycle and the difficulties those seeking to extend patent protection face -- namely…
  • Apr 13

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. et al. v. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. et al. 1:14-cv-00387; filed March 26, 2014 in the…
Rank this Week: 205

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

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

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 16

    SEC Commissioner Gallagher on Reforming the Shareholder proposal Rule

    SEC Commissioner Gallagher on Reforming the Shareholder proposal Rule
    In his recent speech, SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher also commented on the state of SEC Rule 14a-8--the so-called shareholder proposal rule. First, he identified the problem: The Commission’s... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 16

    SEC Commissioner Gallagher on Federalization of Corporate Law

    SEC Commissioner Gallagher on Federalization of Corporate Law
    In an important recent speech, SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher touched on a number of key issues, all of which will be blog fodder. First, he discussed what I have called "The Creeping... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
  • Apr 15

    Orin Kerr spanks Erwin Chemerinsky and Carrie Menkel-Meadow

    Orin Kerr spanks Erwin Chemerinsky and Carrie Menkel-Meadow
    Kerr exposes the absurdity of Chemerinsky and Menkel-Meadow's NY Times op-ed on law school "reform." I understand that Chemerinsky needs to justify the utterly unnecessary law school he started, but... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
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Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
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No Deportation

No Deportation

Covers immigration and deportation of non-citizens. By Stanley D. Radtke.

http://nodeportation.blogspot.com/
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Larry Bodine LawMarketing Blog

Larry Bodine LawMarketing Blog

Covers law firm marketing, including advertising, blogging and sales. By Larry Bodine.

http://blog.larrybodine.com/
  • Feb 22

    Blog continued at http://www.larrybodine.com/blog

    Blog continued at http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
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  • Jan 29

    Nancy Fox's Successful Icebreaking Strategies for Networking

    Nancy Fox's Successful Icebreaking Strategies for Networking
    Nancy Fox Nancy Fox, one of the most charming and graceful people I've ever met, outlined her top icebreaking strategies for networking. "Breaking the ice is difficult because people's attention span is so much smaller nowadays, and…
  • Jan 27

    Successful Icebreaking Strategies for Networking

    Successful Icebreaking Strategies for Networking
    Join a free webinar with Nancy Fox on Tuesday (tomorrow) January 28 by registering at http://lawmarketing.com/networking-for-lawyers-webinar. Attendees will get a copy of her fabulous "55 Great Icebreaker Questions" as well as her expert…
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China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    China Challenges U.S. Antidumping Policies In WTO

    China Challenges U.S. Antidumping Policies In WTO
    The U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced on Tuesday that China, in a follow-up to its December 3, 2013 request for World Trade Organization (“WTO”) consultations, has asked for a dispute settlement panel…
  • Apr 14

    China Trademarks. Register Them In China Not Madrid.

    China Trademarks. Register Them In China Not Madrid.
    Whenever clients ask about filing a trademark in China via the Madrid System, my answer is simple: filing a national application directly with the Chinese Trademark Office (CTMO) is better. Co-blogger Steve Dickinson takes an even stronger…
  • Apr 13

    China Design Patents. Cause They Work.

    China Design Patents. Cause They Work.
    In 2012, the last year for which statistics are available, 657,582 design patent applications were filed in China – more than in any other nation in the world. In fact, more design patent applications were filed in China than in the…
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The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Apr 16

    By the Numbers: Venture-Backed IPOs in 2013

    By the Numbers: Venture-Backed IPOs in 2013
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Richard C. Blake, partner at Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP, and is based on a Gunderson Dettmer report by Mr. Blake and Meaghan S. Nelson. 2013 was the…
  • Apr 16

    Shareholder Voting in an Age of Intermediary Capitalism

    Shareholder Voting in an Age of Intermediary Capitalism
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Paul H. Edelman and Randall S. Thomas, Professor of Law and Mathematics and Professor of Law and Business, respectively, at Vanderbilt University, and Robert Thompson, Professor of Business…
  • Apr 15

    Beyond Efficiency in Securities Regulation

    Beyond Efficiency in Securities Regulation
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Yesha Yadav of Vanderbilt Law School. In my paper, Beyond Efficiency in Securities Regulation, recently made available on SSRN, I argue that the emergence of algorithmic trading calls into…
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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 2

    Partners can no longer claim to be victim

    Partners can no longer claim to be victim
    The principal victims of this phenomenon have been those lawyers who become trapped in the culture of short-termism. That culture is especially rampant among the prestigious big firms, where, as a group, lawyers are the unhappiest. Steven J.…
  • Dec 27

    10 Value Questions Inside Counsel Should Be Asking Themselve

    10 Value Questions Inside Counsel Should Be Asking Themselve
    1.   Has your management mandated (or gently suggested) that you reduce your spend on litigation? Would it be a good career move if you achieved a reduction in total spend? 2.   Do your law firms spend more than the…
  • Dec 27

    Now this is a mission statement

    Now this is a mission statement
    Everybody wants the next great thing. Even us. So we are a music store, who became an airline, who became a soft drink company, who became over 200 different businesses all over the planet united by one simple common thought: We want to do…
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Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
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Recording Industry vs The People

Recording Industry vs The People

Covers the RIAA's lawsuits of against ordinary working people.

http://recordingindustryvspeople.blogspot.com/
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ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Negligence Claim Dismissed Following Vehicle / Sled Collision

    Negligence Claim Dismissed Following Vehicle / Sled Collision
    Reasons for judgement were released today (Scott v. Brown) by the BC Court of Appeal addressing motorist liability following a vehicle collision with a two children who were “riding their sled westbound on 4th Street (in Nakusp, BC)…
  • Apr 15

    $80,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Mild, Chronic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    $80,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Mild, Chronic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    In the latest addition to this site’s Thoracic Outlet Syndrome caselaw database, reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, assessing damages for mild but chronic TOS. In this…
  • Apr 14

    Court Finds Dr. Koch “To Be More of An Advocate For ICBC”

    Court Finds Dr. Koch “To Be More of An Advocate For ICBC”
    Adding to this site’s archived posts highlighting judicially rejected expert witness evidence reasons for judgement were released last week by the BC Supreme Court, Victoria Registry, criticizing the evidence of a defense medical…
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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/
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Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

http://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Apr 16

    Cruise Ship Industry Vows to Take Down David Beckham’s New Port Stadium

    Cruise Ship Industry Vows to Take Down David Beckham’s New Port Stadium
    It seems not everyone is excited for the new soccer stadium in Miami that David Beckham is sponsoring. But as it happens, the biggest opposition is coming from the cruise industry. Led by Royal Caribbean, an alliance of cruise lines have come…
  • Apr 15

    Another Arrest Made in Roatan

    Another Arrest Made in Roatan
    Just yesterday, our cruise ship lawyers reported on the arrest of Guzman Ramirez, the 20-year-old suspected gunman accused of fatally shooting a Norwegian Cruise Line crew member. The victim, Gavan Yaycob, 27, was working aboard the Norwegian…
  • Apr 14

    Gunman Who Shot and Killed NCL Crew Member in Roatan, Honduras Apprehended

    Gunman Who Shot and Killed NCL Crew Member in Roatan, Honduras Apprehended
    Last week, the seafarer lawyers here at our firm reported on a tragic crime that cost one Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) crew member their life. The incident occurred on Sunday, April 6, when the victim, Gavan Yaycob, 27, a Filipino crew member…
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International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Apr 15

    ITLOS Finds Guinea-Bissau Liable to Panama for Arrest of M/V Virginia G

    ITLOS Finds Guinea-Bissau Liable to Panama for Arrest of M/V Virginia G
    The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) issued its decision today in the case of the M/V Virginia G, an oil tanker flying the flag of Panama, which was arrested by officials from Guinea-Bissau because the vessel...
  • Apr 15

    20th Anniversary of the Signing of the WTO Agreement

    20th Anniversary of the Signing of the WTO Agreement
    Twenty years ago today (April 15, 2014), the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its Annexes were signed in Marrakesh, Morocco. The agreements concluded the 1986-94 Uruguay Round of negotiations and were signed by…
  • Apr 15

    U.N. Security Council Condemns Abduction of Jordan's Ambassador in Libya

    U.N. Security Council Condemns Abduction of Jordan's Ambassador in Libya
    The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned today’s attack in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, which resulted in the abduction of the Jordanian ambassador and injuries to his driver. According to media reports, assailants opened fire…
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Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
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Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
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Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
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Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister and Dave Owen.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Apr 11

    Global Environmental Constitutionalism Symposium at Widener Law

    Global Environmental Constitutionalism Symposium at Widener Law
    Today I will be blogging live from the Global Environmental Constitutionalism Symposium held at Widener Law in Delaware. A live feed of the conference is available here. A remarkable group of scholars from all over the world have converged…
  • Apr 9

    Energy Law Symposium on Emerging Business and Regulatory Model

    Energy Law Symposium on Emerging Business and Regulatory Model
    The San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law just announced its upcoming symposium. Here's the conference description and a call for papers: Proposals Due: Monday, April 21, 2014 On Friday, November 7, 2014, the University of San Diego…
  • Apr 8

    Why Take Environmental Law?

    Why Take Environmental Law?
    Across the country, law students are registering for their fall courses, and some of them are choosing whether or not to take environmental law. This, then, is a good time to make the case for enrolling in the course. The...
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All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
  • Feb 3

    What Would be the Impact if the Chinese Economy Tanked?

    What Would be the Impact if the Chinese Economy Tanked?
    One of the most interesting conversations I ever had was over drinks with a European central banker looking to learn about the reach of China. His core questions was “If China imploded, what could be the impact…. “, and for…
  • Jan 31

    The Year of the Horse is here! Bring on the Fireworks! Bring on the SMOG!

    The Year of the Horse is here! Bring on the Fireworks! Bring on the SMOG!
    LAst night, while enjoying a hot pot with friends and doing my best to ignore the CCTV New Year extravaganza, I was taking screen shots from my CN Air quality app to see if it would be possible to show the impact of fireworks on China’s…
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