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Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Aug 19

    My Real (and Not So Real) Heroe

    My Real (and Not So Real) Heroe
    Guest Post by Somers Brush I normally tell people that my desire to be a lawyer came after the couple of weeks I spent with my aunt and uncle during the summer before my senior year of high school. I shadowed my Aunt Susan and watched her in…
  • Aug 1

    Judge Easterly Lets The Facts Speak For Themselves In Damning the Government for Brady Violation

    Judge Easterly Lets The Facts Speak For Themselves In Damning the Government for Brady Violation
    You suspect it happens all the time:  the prosecutor withholds exculpatory information from the defendant, thereby preventing the defendant from mounting an effective defense.  The problem is that, with the government in sole…
  • Jul 30

    “Equal Justice Under Law”: Why Alec Karakatsanis Is Not Smug, Humorless Public Interest Lawyer

    “Equal Justice Under Law”: Why Alec Karakatsanis Is Not Smug, Humorless Public Interest Lawyer
    One of the hazards of public interest work is that it seems to contribute to smugness.  I may be underpaid and overworked.  But at least I am doing the Lord’s work.  And that work is more important than anything my higher…
Rank this Week: 654

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Broken Windows Theory

    Broken Windows Theory
    Broken Windows Theory infuses many of the ideas and projects of the Center for Court Innovation. My overly simplified explanation of the theory goes like so: by changing the appearance of a neighborhood for the better (ex. repairing broken…
  • Aug 15

    A BCS Summer Intern's Experience

    A BCS Summer Intern's Experience
    Throughout the year, Bronx Community Solutions relies on the careful, enthusiastic work provided by a rotating team of talented interns. Interns help out with intake and scheduling, classroom monitoring, special projects such as the DWI…
  • Aug 6

    The Bronx is Blooming!

    The Bronx is Blooming!
    BCS ADP Community Service Participants and youth volunteers begin their day of work in the park On Tuesday, July 29th, the Bronx was blooming at Joyce Kilmer Park on 161st street and Grand Concourse. BCS Youth Community Service met with our…
Rank this Week: 430

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

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

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Aug 19

    nSpired Natural Foods Recalls Peanut and Almond Butter

    nSpired Natural Foods Recalls Peanut and Almond Butter
    nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters packaged in glass... Continue Reading
  • Aug 14

    Salmonella Chia Outbreak Appears Over

    Salmonella Chia Outbreak Appears Over
    In Canada, four strains of Salmonella were associated with this outbreak: Salmonella Newport, Salmonella Hartford, Salmonella Oranienburg, and Salmonella Saintpaul. In total, 63 cases were reported in British Columbia (14),... Continue…
  • Aug 10

    Beware of Chicks and Ducks with Salmonella

    Beware of Chicks and Ducks with Salmonella
    Friday the CDC updated its ongoing reporting of a Salmonella outbreak linked to baby chickens and ducks.  Now a total of 300 persons infected with the outbreak strains…
Rank this Week: 721

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Aug 19

    Court of Appeals in State v. Townsend Beefs Up Prejudice Required for Relief under Knoll

    Court of Appeals in State v. Townsend Beefs Up Prejudice Required for Relief under Knoll
    No one gets relief any more under State v. Knoll—at least not from the court of appeals.  State v. Townsend, decided today, is the latest in a series of post-Knoll cases in which the defendant failed to establish that he was…
  • Aug 18

    Ferguson and Camera

    Ferguson and Camera
    According to the New York Times, the governor of Missouri is now deploying the National Guard in an “effort[] to quell unrest” resulting from a white police officer’s shooting of a black teenager in the city of Ferguson. It…
  • Aug 15

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    This week brought two tidbits of legislative news as the session winds down. First, the General Assembly slightly revised the rules for disposing of weapons seized during criminal investigations, generally making it somewhat easier to order…
Rank this Week: 985

California Car Accident Lawsuit…

California Car Accident Lawsuit Center

Features car accident news and discussions on motor vehicle safety issues. By Michael Ehline.

http://caraccidentlawsuits.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Car Accidents: The How and Why, and What to Do

    Car Accidents: The How and Why, and What to Do
    Car accidents happen every day throughout the country and especially on the congested freeways of California. Nationwide, traffic accidents occur at a rate of approximately one every ten seconds, according to the National Highway Traffic…
  • Aug 13

    Documenting Evidence after a Severe Auto Accident

    Documenting Evidence after a Severe Auto Accident
    An accident or injury can be traumatic and can warp your sense of life and well being. After being involved in such an event, you may not be ale to accurately remember exactly what happened exactly where and when. Having written notes can…
  • Jul 31

    Liability For Person Sending Text Messages to Vehicle Operator

    Liability For Person Sending Text Messages to Vehicle Operator
    By car injury attorney, Michael P. Ehline, Esq. - Over the last several days, our offices have been inundated with callers seeking information about  texting and driving. I turned on the news, only to see the pundits espousing in a…
Rank this Week: 503

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers,…

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. Blog

Covers safety and personal injury news.

http://harrispersonalinjury.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    John Clayton Joins the Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    John Clayton Joins the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    John Clayton Joins the Million Dollar Advocates Forum Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. is proud to announce an impressive achievement by Attorney John Clayton. John is now a certified member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum!…
  • Aug 14

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Labor Day Edition

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Labor Day Edition
    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Labor Day Edition The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently issued a press release urging motorists to drive sober for the upcoming…
  • Aug 14

    Vehicle Crashes into Santa Barbara House

    Vehicle Crashes into Santa Barbara House
    Vehicle Crashes into Santa Barbara House On Tuesday Afternoon, an out-of-control vehicle struck a fire hydrant and crashed into a house in Santa Barbara. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened at about 12:30 p.m.…
Rank this Week: 778

Southern California Injury Law…

Southern California Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, dog bites, injuries, insurance disputes, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents and wills and trusts. By Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie.

http://www.californiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    L.A. Council: Fix Sidewalks with Biggest Risk of Legal Liability First

    L.A. Council: Fix Sidewalks with Biggest Risk of Legal Liability First
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia)In their 40 years practicing personal injury law in California, the lawyers in our office have handled hundreds of cases involving pedestrians injured in accidents that were the result of the failure of city…
  • Aug 15

    Anyone Hear of Morgellons?

    Anyone Hear of Morgellons?
    I was introduced to this terrible condition two years ago. So why discuss this today? How is it relevant to you? Please take a moment to read on. A good friend started having breakouts that caused him to feel like bugs were crawling under…
  • Aug 14

    Nationwide DUI Crackdown on Now Through Labor Day

    Nationwide DUI Crackdown on Now Through Labor Day
    Between backyard parties, festivals, and barbecues, we may find ourselves drinking more than usual during the summer. This is especially true on the season’s holidays, first Memorial Day then the Fourth of July and finally the quickly…
Rank this Week: 354

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Aug 19

    Disharging a Firearm in NC & NC Hunting Rule

    Disharging a Firearm in NC & NC Hunting Rule
    Tags: disharging firearm NCnc hunting rules sitesIn my quest to locate hunting laws and firearms laws in North Carolina for my personal use, I’ve come up with the following. Please note, it is not exhaustive. Please make sure these…
  • Aug 12

    TRO’s-Temporary Restraining Order- Litigation Attorney NC

    TRO’s-Temporary Restraining Order- Litigation Attorney NC
    Tags: TRO in NCpower of attorney abuse casesRecently, in a power of attorney abuse case, Sanders Law Firm PLLC obtained a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the alleged defendants. In this situation, the TRO, signed by the…
  • Aug 4

    Gap Insurance for automobile? (Personal Injury Attorney NC)

    Gap Insurance for automobile? (Personal Injury Attorney NC)
    Tags: gap insurance nc; personal injury attorney mt. airyGap Insurance is a policy rider you can get when you apply for insurance on a vehicle. If you have a loan on your automobile it's a good idea. Especially if you're involved in a…
Rank this Week: 877

New York Probate Lawyer Blog

New York Probate Lawyer Blog

By Jules Martin Haas.

http://www.newyorkprobatelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    New York Non-Marital Children May Lose Their Inheritance

    New York Non-Marital Children May Lose Their Inheritance
    New York Estate Lawyers are aware of the importance of proper estate planning. Such planning may include the preparation of a Last Will, Living Will, Health Care Proxy, Power of Attorney and Living Trust. By creating the above papers a person…
  • Aug 13

    New York Advance Directives Can Avoid The Appointment of a Guardian

    New York Advance Directives Can Avoid The Appointment of a Guardian
    The New York Guardianship Law is contained in Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law (“MHL”). As discussed in numerous posts in the New York Probate Lawyer Blog, a Court will appoint a Guardian for an individual’s property…
  • Aug 6

    A New York Will Should Contain Clear Language to Create A Supplemental Needs Trust

    A New York Will Should Contain Clear Language to Create A Supplemental Needs Trust
    A New York Estate Lawyer is familiar with the manner in which a Last Will should be prepared.  Among the fundamental rules when drafting a Will is to make certain that the provisions clearly set forth the manner in which the…
Rank this Week: 957

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Aug 19

    “Listening” Without Actually Listening: How New Technology May Turn Doritos Bags Into Recording Device

    “Listening” Without Actually Listening: How New Technology May Turn Doritos Bags Into Recording Device
    Over the last few months, we have talked about several new technologies enabling incredible new ways to eavesdrop on secretly record conversations. These have included drones equipped with cameras and audio recorders, as well as wearable…
  • Aug 18

    Americans Turning to Business, Not Government, To Tackle Problem

    Americans Turning to Business, Not Government, To Tackle Problem
    It’s no secret that the American people are fed up with Congress. Incessant partisan squabbling on Capitol Hill has led to several contrived crises that have diminished faith in Uncle Sam to historic lows. As of July 2014, only 15…
  • Aug 18

    How Medical Premiums Have Curbed Healthcare Enrollment

    How Medical Premiums Have Curbed Healthcare Enrollment
    In July 2011, the Heritage Foundation, a right wing think tank, looked at poverty in the United States and decided it wasn’t all that bad. They reported, “Government surveys show that most of the persons whom the government…
Rank this Week: 575

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation By Louthian Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.southcarolinalawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    A Refresher In School Bus Safety

    A Refresher In School Bus Safety
    A peculiar accident on an Eastern Kentucky school bus has left the bus attendant hospitalized in critical condition and transportation authorities conducting an investigation. With school children recently returning to class and the big…
  • Aug 18

    Asbestos In The Best Interest Of Whom?

    Asbestos In The Best Interest Of Whom?
    I was appalled to read an August 12 AP news report about asbestos production in India being hailed as a form of social welfare, a way to save lives and elevate the living standards of some of the world’s poorest people. India is already…
  • Aug 18

    Time for Shot

    Time for Shot
    If you’re young and single, you may think I’m talking about those little glasses of vodka or whiskey meant to be downed in one quick swallow. If you’re a parent of school-aged children, you know I’m talking about…
Rank this Week: 568

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse…

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Notices

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices.

http://www.chillingeffects.org/
  • Aug 19

    Takedown Request via Other Legal Complaint to YouTube

    Takedown Request via Other Legal Complaint to YouTube
    International: Takedown Request via Other Legal Complaint to YouTube; <br> <i>From:</i> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKjsKE5sJU8oCse7fn3NbCw (ES) <i>To:</i> YouTube (Google, Inc.)
  • Aug 19

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
    DMCA Notices: <br> <i>From:</i> GreenishWeb <i>To:</i> Google, Inc. [Blogger]<br><i>Date:</i> 2011-11-12
  • Aug 19

    Google Image Search - IT - Privacy -

    Google Image Search - IT - Privacy -
    International: Google Image Search - IT - Privacy -; <br> <i>From:</i> Massimiliano Cioffi (Italy) <i>To:</i> Google, Inc.
Rank this Week: 130

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Aug 19

    Professor Neil Hamilton: Introduction to the Law of Food & Agriculture

    Professor Neil Hamilton: Introduction to the Law of Food &amp; Agriculture
    LOTS GOING ON in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Monday, August 18 was the first day of classes for the 2014-15 LL.M. Program academic year. We were proud to welcome 9 face-to-face candidates and 3 of our distance candidates to Fayetteville for an…
  • Aug 14

    Bill Clinton Recognizes the Food City Scenario

    Bill Clinton Recognizes the Food City Scenario
    Several prior posts have discussed the Food City Scenario, an award winning University of Arkansas collaboration led by the Fay Jones School of Architecture's Community Design Center.  The latest award was a Charter Award from the…
  • Aug 13

    University of Arkansas School of Law Ranked as Best Value

    University of Arkansas School of Law Ranked as Best Value
    The University of Arkansas School of Law ranks first in the nation in preLaw magazine’s annual “Best Value Law Schools” issue. This is the fourth year in a row that the School of Law has been honored as a top 20 “Best…
Rank this Week: 856

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Aug 19

    Innocence Project Executive Director Co-Authors Paper on Wrongful Conviction

    Innocence Project Executive Director Co-Authors Paper on Wrongful Conviction
    The latest paper from the Harvard Executive Session's New Perspectives in Policing series is a thoughtful examination of the systemic causes of wrongful convictions that offers specific, evidence-based recommendations for reducing their…
  • Aug 18

    Reflections of an Exoneree Ten Years Later

    Reflections of an Exoneree Ten Years Later
    It has been a decade since North Carolina inmate Darryl Hunt was exonerated of a murder he didn't commit, but he is still adjusting to a life of freedom. Hunt, who spent nearly two decades behind bars before DNA evidence proved his innocence,…
  • Aug 15

    Judge Tosses Washington Exoneree's Jury Award

    Judge Tosses Washington Exoneree's Jury Award
    A case out of Washington proves how difficult it is for the wrongly convicted to bring successful civil lawsuits for police misconduct. The Associated Press reported that a federal judge has thrown out a $9 million jury award in the case of a…
Rank this Week: 286

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    ICYMI: Rhode Island Hospital Pays Mass. AG…

    ICYMI: Rhode Island Hospital Pays Mass. AG for HIPAA Breach: In a rare cross-border reach, the Massachusetts attorney general fined a Rhode Island hospital (and the hospital paid the fine) for breaching the security of PHI of a bunch of…
  • Aug 18

    Community Health Systems: An APT hacker…

    Community Health Systems: An APT hacker group got into Community Health System's database and stole names, SSNs and DOBs of 4.5 million patients of Community's physician network.  The good news: the hackers are usually looking for medical…
  • Aug 13

    Weaponizing Your Breach Detection System:…

    Weaponizing Your Breach Detection System: If you're a HIPAA covered entity, you need a breach detection system, even if it's just your normal access audit reviews plus your employees keeping their eyes and ears open for something funny.  The…
Rank this Week: 698

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 345

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Cyclist Struck and Killed by Garbage Truck

    Cyclist Struck and Killed by Garbage Truck
    A bicyclist was killed Wednesday after being hit by a garbage truck, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Officials with Palm Beach County Fire Rescue believe the crash happened at around 9:50 a.m. near Old Boynton Beach Road and…
  • Aug 12

    DirecTV Sued by Texas Family Over Sex Offender Who Came Into Their Home: What Would Happen in the State of Florida?

    DirecTV Sued by Texas Family Over Sex Offender Who Came Into Their Home: What Would Happen in the State of Florida?
    A Dallas family has filed a lawsuit against satellite television provider DirecTV following an incident where a man making a service call at their home was found to be a registered sex offender who took photos of their 12-year-old daughter.…
  • Aug 7

    Johnson & Johnson Pulls Laparoscopic Power Morcellators from Market

    Johnson &amp; Johnson Pulls Laparoscopic Power Morcellators from Market
    Johnson & Johnson is asking doctors to return its laparoscopic power morcellators, due to the fact that these controversial surgical devices may have inadvertently spread cancer in women being treated for uterine growths called fibroids.…
Rank this Week: 467

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 45

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/
  • Aug 19

    Ana Alliegro pleads guilty on eve of trial

    Ana Alliegro pleads guilty on eve of trial
    Curt Anderson, from the AP, covers it here:Less than a week before trial, a onetime close associate of former U.S. Rep. David Rivera pleaded guilty Tuesday to four charges in a long-running campaign finance investigation that also…
  • Aug 18

    House Pizzi vs. House Slaton

    House Pizzi vs. House Slaton
    In addition to the mass chaos this morning because it's the first day of school, there is going to be quite a show over at Miami Lakes City Hall if Michael Pizzi follows through with his promise to appear as Mayor this morning.  Over the…
  • Aug 14

    Mayor Michael Pizzi acquitted of all counts!

    Mayor Michael Pizzi acquitted of all counts!
    Congrats to Ed Shohat and Ben Keuhne on this big win.
Rank this Week: 93

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Aug 19

    You’re not thinking big enough

    You’re not thinking big enough
    If you’re not wealthy, there’s a good chance you’re not thinking big enough. In, 10 Ways in Which Wealthy People Think Differently About Money, the author says, “The wealthy think big”: When you focus on…
  • Aug 18

    Turn your goals into problems and then solve those problem

    Turn your goals into problems and then solve those problem
    Lawyers are good at solving problems. We can look at a situation, decide what needs to be done, and take action to solve the problem. That’s what we do all day long for our clients. We know the objective–to win the case, to…
  • Aug 15

    Managing a law practice by playing childish game

    Managing a law practice by playing childish game
    Remember playing “hot potato” as a kid? You stand in a circle and pass around a small object as quickly as possible. When the egg timer or oven buzzer sounds, whoever has the “potato” in hand is out. If you’re…
Rank this Week: 926

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    How Do You Get Paid Your Underinsured Motorists Insurance?

    How Do You Get Paid Your Underinsured Motorists Insurance?
    I've represented a lot of people over the last 34 years who were hit by an underinsured driver, and since I posted about uninsured drivers yesterday, I'd explain how this related topic works today. I just represented this hard-working…
  • Aug 18

    Which County Has Most Uninsured Drivers? (Hint: It's Here)

    Which County Has Most Uninsured Drivers? (Hint: It's Here)
    Dallas County again leads the cringe-worthy list of where your chance of being hit by a noninsured driver is the greatest. More people here -- over 16% -- don't even carry the most basic liability insurance, according to our state…
  • Aug 15

    Just Recovered Full Insurance Limits Against A Not DUI Teen

    Just Recovered Full Insurance Limits Against A Not DUI Teen
    OK, so here's the drunk driving/drag racing week's final post: I met yesterday with these two wonderful clients to hand them their final checks after recovering the entire insurance policies available, well in excess of $100,000.00. I argued…
Rank this Week: 567

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Aug 19

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie
    Two former Minnesota athletes – one a Viking, the other a Timberwolf – got some good news regarding their lawsuits on Monday. One saw assault charges dismissed, while the other won a generous ruling. We’ll explain both cases…
  • Aug 18

    Geoff Saltzstein Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Geoff Saltzstein Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge
    Over the weekend, partner Geoff Saltzstein was challenged to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge. For those of you who have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice cold…
  • Aug 14

    Minnesota Truck Driver Charged For Failing to Yield to Bu

    Minnesota Truck Driver Charged For Failing to Yield to Bu
    An Apple Valley truck driver who sped by a stopped school bus on a two-lane highway is lucky to only be facing two misdemeanor charges considering his actions nearly took the life of a sixth grade student. Allen H. Morris, 48, was charged…
Rank this Week: 483

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    I am generally suspicious of this sort of…

    I am generally suspicious of this sort of project: Bob Dylan's publisher approached T-Bone Burnett with a box of Bob Dylan lyrics from 1967 and asked if he was interested in assembling an album from them. Mermaid Avenue was okay-- Billy Bragg…
  • Aug 16

    Nobody was really taking <a…

    Nobody was really taking <a href="http://www.salon.com/2014/08/16/down_goes_perry_the_gops_deep_bench_just_completely_fell_apart/"> Rick Perry </a> seriously, were they? A Texas governor stupider than Bush? 
  • Aug 15

    My listening took an odd turn this week:…

    My listening took an odd turn this week: inspired by this video, recommended by Captain X, I started out listening to a bunch of Jeff Beck. Here's the core problem with Jeff Beck albums: everything that's not Jeff Beck. (I except from this…
Rank this Week: 428

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Four Martin Attorneys Named to 2015 'Best Lawyers in America®' List

    Four Martin Attorneys Named to 2015 'Best Lawyers in America®' List
    Martin LLC is pleased to announce that four lawyers have been named to the 2015 Edition ofBest Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three…
  • Aug 18

    Back to School Supply Drive: Martin Law Dropoff Location

    Back to School Supply Drive: Martin Law Dropoff Location
    Martin Law is proud to support our own Maria Bermudez, Chair-Elect of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) with their Second Annual Back to School Supply Drive.&nbsp; Download the flyer here!&nbsp; The Young Lawyers Division is proud to…
  • Aug 18

    Man who fell after quitting his job is eligible for workers' comp

    Man who fell after quitting his job is eligible for workers' comp
    Can you receive workers&rsquo; compensation benefits for an injury that happened after you quit your job? In at least one case, the answer is yes. In a recent case decided by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, a worker argued that he...
Rank this Week: 474

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 457

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    OSHA Penalizes Company Almost a Million Dollars For Retaliating Against Employee

    OSHA Penalizes Company Almost a Million Dollars For Retaliating Against Employee
    Yesterday, on August 18, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) penalized Asphalt Specialists for retaliating against three of their workers. The company, which is based in Michigan, fired the employees after they refused to…
  • Aug 15

    Repeat Drunk Driver Tyler White Thompson Kills Justin Romo in Pomona, California

    Repeat Drunk Driver Tyler White Thompson Kills Justin Romo in Pomona, California
    Last weekend, a drunk driver in Pomona, California killed an innocent man in a wrong-way crash. The accident occurred after 3a.m. on Saturday morning on the 210 Freeway. Tyler White Thompson, age 24, swerved into the wrong lane and crashed…
  • Aug 14

    Millions of Men Taking Viagra Are at Risk of Higher Incidence of Melanoma

    Millions of Men Taking Viagra Are at Risk of Higher Incidence of Melanoma
    In June of this year, the Journal of the American Medial Association (JAMA) released a study that linked the usage of Viagra to an increased development of skin cancer, or melanoma. The deadly skin disease is estimated to kill an estimated…
Rank this Week: 187

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Jesus and the Paradox of the Law (II)

    Jesus and the Paradox of the Law (II)
    In the first post of this series, we looked at a paradox created by the fact that Jesus was both man and God. As a man, he was subject to Jewish law, which forbade blasphemy, or claiming that one was in any way divine. But as the Son of God,…
  • Aug 16

    The Paradox of the Law

    The Paradox of the Law
    At Jesus' trial before Pontius Pilate, as reported in ch. 14 of the Gospel of Mark, Caiaphas and the other Jewish elders charged Jesus with violating the law against blasphemy (see Leviticus 24:10-16):60 The cohen hagadol stood up in the…
  • Jul 31

    Making Sense of the Trial in South Carolina

    Making Sense of the Trial in South Carolina
    In trying to make sense of the trial in South Carolina (which I did not attend, but know only from the reports of those who did), I noted certain pervasive themes.First, the trial was a clash of diametrically opposed camps. Bishop Lawrence,…
Rank this Week: 551

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Warning: Texting Patients' Sensitive Information Could Have Serious Consequence

    Warning: Texting Patients' Sensitive Information Could Have Serious Consequence
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm I regularly lecture to residents and interns of local hospital residency programs. I like to discuss life skills for health care professionals that they may not learn in a classroom. At the…
  • Aug 12

    As a Health Care Professional in Florida, You Need to Stay In the Know on Medical Marijuana

    As a Health Care Professional in Florida, You Need to Stay In the Know on Medical Marijuana
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law During the 2014 session, the Florida legislature passed Senate Bill 1030 or the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014. The bill was signed…
  • Aug 5

    Stay Sharp and Aware: Employee Embezzlement in the Medical Field - Part 2

    Stay Sharp and Aware: Employee Embezzlement in the Medical Field - Part 2
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Embezzlement should be a concern to all healthcare facilities , medical practices and business owners . Part one of my embezzlement…
Rank this Week: 967

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 19

    Federal judge approves final settlement in Wells Fargo investment case

    Federal judge approves final settlement in Wells Fargo investment case
    [JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Minnesota [official website] on Monday approved a settlement for $62.5 million between Wells Fargo & Co [corporate website] and large institutional clients who lost money in…
  • Aug 19

    Security forces arrest Somali pirate commander

    Security forces arrest Somali pirate commander
    [JURIST] A Somali police official on Monday reported that security forces arrested Somali pirate [JURIST news archive] Mohamed Garfanji. Garfanji, second-in-command of Somalia's pirate industry, was arrested [AP report] on Sunday for…
  • Aug 19

    Virginia same-sex marriage supporters urge Supreme Court not to block ruling

    Virginia same-sex marriage supporters urge Supreme Court not to block ruling
    [JURIST] Groups supporting same-sex marriage on Monday urged the US Supreme Court [official website] not to put a hold on a lower court ruling [opinion, PDF] that would allow same-sex couples in Virginia to marry. After the US Court of…
Rank this Week: 11

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Aug 19

    Undergrad law degree of @ArizonaLaw gets national ink

    Undergrad law degree of @ArizonaLaw gets national ink
    You may have wondered: What are the best reasons for an American university to launch a Bachelor of Arts in Law degree? This week, you got an answer. I wrote before about the University of Arizona’s decision to be the first in the…
  • Aug 18

    When is a book review more than a book review?

    When is a book review more than a book review?
    I was considering what takes a book review to a whole other level recently when an email arrived from Judge George Anagnost. And I was all, “Now I remember.” As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a sucker for book reviews…
  • Aug 15

    Prize money, fame, more on tap for @TheExpertInst law student blog contest

    Prize money, fame, more on tap for @TheExpertInst law student blog contest
    Today’s Change of Venue item is aimed at law students (sorry lawyers). But I’d sure appreciate your sharing it with worthy law student friends. The sum of it is, there’s a blog post contest, and there is cash-money…
Rank this Week: 303

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 627

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Aug 19

    http://ow.ly/ArLcs As of August 1, 2014,

    http://ow.ly/ArLcs As of August 1, 2014,
    http://ow.ly/ArLcs As of August 1, 2014, USCIS receipted 26,345 beneficiaries toward the 33,000 H-2B cap for the second half of FY2014. This count includes 25,210 approved and 1,135 pending beneficiaries. Information on the first half of…
  • Aug 19

    www.californiaimmigration.us The Washing

    www.californiaimmigration.us The Washing
    http://www.californiaimmigration.us The Washington Post reports that President Obama is preparing to announce new measures that would potentially allow millions of undocumented immigrants to remain in the U.S. without fear of deportation.
  • Aug 8

    http://ow.ly/zU4K5 According to document

    http://ow.ly/zU4K5 According to document
    http://ow.ly/zU4K5 According to documents obtained at the family immigration detention facility in Artesia, New Mexico, the U.S. government is refusing to release on bond Central American mothers and children who have fled violence in their…
Rank this Week: 688

SW Virginia law blog

SW Virginia law blog

Covers law in Southwest Virginia. By Steven Minor.

http://swvalaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    The next Chief Justice

    The next Chief Justice
    I read this morning that Justice Lemons has been elected to succeed Chief Justice Kinser as the next Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court. He would be the first former member of the Virginia Court of Appeals to serve as the Chief…
  • Jul 10

    On the late Judge Turk

    On the late Judge Turk
    I enjoyed my dealings with Judge Turk of the W.D. Va., including a couple of jury trials and a bunch of hearings, and seeing him at the courthouse many times and a few times at the judicial conference. Years ago I represented an older woman…
  • Jun 24

    On the upcoming retirement of Chief Justice Kinser

    On the upcoming retirement of Chief Justice Kinser
    I have been around Chief Justice Cynthia Kinser from time to time the whole time I have been a lawyer. Kurt Pomrenke, now a judge himself, used to tell a story about going to argue against her in the Fourth Circuit and she had her children…
Rank this Week: 625

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 19

    California in Top 7 Worst States for Divorce

    California in Top 7 Worst States for Divorce
    In consideration of long waiting times and expensive filing fees, California is listed among the seven worst states in America to obtain a divorce. California paved the way for the nation in 1970 when Ronald Regan instituted "no fault…
  • Aug 18

    Kendra Wilkinson Looks to Divorce Hank Baskett

    Kendra Wilkinson Looks to Divorce Hank Baskett
    Earlier this year, reports that former professional football player Hank Baskett cheated on wife Kendra Wilkinson while she was pregnant with his child surfaced. In early August, Wilkinson met with divorce lawyers to begin talking custody…
  • Aug 15

    What You Should Know About Paying a Divorce Lawyer

    What You Should Know About Paying a Divorce Lawyer
    Divorce can take a financial toll on each of the parties in the split. Knowing what to expect when you hire a divorce lawyer can help avoid added stress that comes from worrying about finances during a divorce. There are a few different…
Rank this Week: 554

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Federal Judge charged with domestic assault and battery

    Federal Judge charged with domestic assault and battery
    U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller was recently arrested and detained in an Atlanta jail resulting from an allegation of domestic violence raised by his wife. A CNN article reports that local police received a 911 call after 10pm on...
  • Aug 16

    Looking ahead to trial in the police shooting of Missouri teenager Mike Brown

    Looking ahead to trial in the police shooting of Missouri teenager Mike Brown
    Residents from Fergusen, Missouri have been protesting in the streets for days as a result of the tragic death young Mike Brown, an 18-year old Ferguson college student who was shot by a local police officer. Outrage continued to erupt...
  • Aug 6

    How the Massachusetts uses the NDR Report to access your out-of-state driving record

    How the Massachusetts uses the NDR Report to access your out-of-state driving record
    Many drivers in Massachusetts do not realize that a license suspension or revocation, or even a conviction on a serious driving offense, leaves a long term mark on their records that can be accessed by several different types of inquirers....
Rank this Week: 637

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 240

School Board News

School Board News

Covers No Child Left Behind, privitization, religion, school law, special education and more. By the National School Boards Association.

http://schoolboardnews.nsba.org/
  • Aug 19

    NSBA mourns the passing of school law leader Ann Little Majestic

    NSBA mourns the passing of school law leader Ann Little Majestic
    Ann Majestic was elected to the National School Boards Association (NSBA) Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Board of Directors in 1991, and served as the Chair from spring of 1998 to spring of 1999. In 2012, Ann was awarded COSA’s…
  • Aug 11

    As students go back to school, schools prepare for unaccompanied immigrant children

    As students go back to school, schools prepare for unaccompanied immigrant children
    This is posting appeared in the National School Boards Association’s Legal Clips. Since this posting came out, NSBA has also been featured on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” and on NBC-owned local affiliates: As reported…
  • Aug 5

    School boards urge USDA to provide substantial flexibility in school meals proposal

    School boards urge USDA to provide substantial flexibility in school meals proposal
    The National School Boards Association (NSBA) supports the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to delay or waive implementation of some of the more difficult provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. However, NSBA…
Rank this Week: 164

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 19

    Ofcom Investigates the (UK) Gold Channel Over Live Monty Python Show

    Ofcom Investigates the (UK) Gold Channel Over Live Monty Python Show
    Ofcom, the UK broadcasting agency, is investigating complaints on two fronts about the recent live Monty Python show, which aired on the Gold Channel. Some viewers objected to the swearing broadcast before the watershed, saying there was too…
  • Aug 19

    British Police Officer Sentenced For Selling Info To Tabloid

    British Police Officer Sentenced For Selling Info To Tabloid
    The Guardian reports that Thomas Ridgeway, a Scotland Yard police officer, has been sentenced to one year in prison for for selling stories to the UK tabloid the Sun. The stories involved information about an actor who attempted suicide…
  • Aug 18

    FCC Extends Date To File Comments On Open Internet Rulemaking

    FCC Extends Date To File Comments On Open Internet Rulemaking
    The FCC has extended the opportunity to file comments on its proposed rulemaking on the Open Internet until September 15. More here.
Rank this Week: 18

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/
Rank this Week: 382

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    UMass Law’s ‘Justice Bridge’ Pairs New Lawyers with Needy Client

    UMass Law’s ‘Justice Bridge’ Pairs New Lawyers with Needy Client
    The University of Massachusetts School of Law has launched what it is calling an incubator designed to help new lawyers start their careers while serving modest-income clients who might not otherwise afford a lawyer. Justice Bridge is…
  • Aug 18

    Microsoft Launches Document Management System for Legal

    Microsoft Launches Document Management System for Legal
    At the ILTA annual conference in Nashville today, Microsoft Corp. announced the release of a preview version of a new document management and collaboration platform designed for law firms and legal departments. Called Matter Center for Office…
  • Aug 18

    Another App from the ‘Hackcess’ Winner

    Another App from the ‘Hackcess’ Winner
    I recently reported here about the ABA Journal’s Hackcess to Justice, the first-ever hackathon held during an ABA annual meeting. First prize went to William Palin, a Massachusetts lawyer. Over the course of the two-day event,…
Rank this Week: 352

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Aug 19

    Haiti to Charge Royal Caribbean Passengers $2 More to Visit Labadee

    Haiti to Charge Royal Caribbean Passengers $2 More to Visit Labadee
    Haiti-Caribbean News Network reports that Haiti will require Royal Caribbean cruise passenger to pay an extra two dollars to visit the cruise line's "private destination" in Labadee. The extra money, to be paid by the cruise passengers and…
  • Aug 17

    Crew Member Disappears From Independence of the Seas: Why No Mention in the Press or Social Media?

    Crew Member Disappears From Independence of the Seas: Why No Mention in the Press or Social Media?
    A crew member disappeared from Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas earlier in the week. We were first notified of the crew member's disappearance from another crew member who was concerned about the incident. Today we received…
  • Aug 15

    Norwegian Breakaway Passengers Busted in Bermuda for Drug

    Norwegian Breakaway Passengers Busted in Bermuda for Drug
    The Royal Gazette reports that Bermuda customs officials arrested two cruise passengers from the Norwegian Breakaway for possession of marijuana and drugs.  A passenger from New York pleaded guilty to possessing ecstasy, cocaine and…
Rank this Week: 62

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Aug 19

    Third Circuit Holds Philadelphia Police Campaign Contribution Rule Violates First Amendment

    Third Circuit Holds Philadelphia Police Campaign Contribution Rule Violates First Amendment
    Can a city prohibit police officers from making monetary contributions to political campaigns, including contributions to their union's political action committee? The Third Circuit, in its opinion in Lodge No. 3, Fraternal Order of Police v.…
  • Aug 18

    Second Circuit Orders Compliance Reports on Erie County Prisons Unsealed

    Second Circuit Orders Compliance Reports on Erie County Prisons Unsealed
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Second Circuit ruled today in U.S. v. Erie County, New York that a lower court's order sealing compliance reports on the treatment of prisoners in Erie County violated the First Amendment.…
  • Aug 18

    CALI for Constitutional Law: New Lesson on Same Sex Marriage, Windsor, and Perry

    CALI for Constitutional Law: New Lesson on Same Sex Marriage, Windsor, and Perry
    CALI has been updating its lessons this summer, including its Constitutional Law lessons. There is an entirely new one "Marriage and Same-Sex Marriage in Constitutional Law" covering the basic constitutional issues and arguments in…
Rank this Week: 217

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

Provides legal information of interest to landowners in the areas of agriculture law, energy law and environmental law. By John Goudy.

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 752

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
  • Aug 19

    O’Toole: Now’s the Time to Reexamine Senatorial Courtesy

    O’Toole: Now’s the Time to Reexamine Senatorial Courtesy
    The following op-ed by Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic) was published by The Bergen Record on Sunday, Aug. 17. Senator O’Toole’s op-ed urges legislative Democrats and Republicans to consider…
  • Aug 19

    Pennacchio Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Partner Racetrack and Video Slots, Aid Public Pension

    Pennacchio Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Partner Racetrack and Video Slots, Aid Public Pension
    Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-Morris) has introduced a constitutional amendment to allow video slot wagering at the New Jersey horse racetracks. SCR134, which would need voter approval, allows the legislature to authorize slot machine wagering at…
  • Aug 18

    Oroho Completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on State House Step

    Oroho Completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on State House Step
    Senator Steven Oroho (R-Sussex, Warren, Morris) completed Senator Kevin O’Toole’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on the New Jersey State House steps on Monday afternoon and donated to the ALS Association. The challenge raised $30,000. …
Rank this Week: 161

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 61