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LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 25

    Wearable Technology a Violation of Employee Privacy?

    Wearable Technology a Violation of Employee Privacy?
    Performance-monitoring devices are become more prevalent in the workforce. These devices keep track of the day-to-day activities of employees in order to better gauge work performance. An ongoing concern is whether basic civil rights, in…
  • Aug 24

    Ohio Lawyers Face Discipline If They Advise Clients Regarding Marijuana Dispensarie

    Ohio Lawyers Face Discipline If They Advise Clients Regarding Marijuana Dispensarie
    Any lawyer who wants to do business or advise clients in the marijuana industry must first consider State ethic rules before accepting representation. The Supreme Court of Ohio’s Board of Professional Conduct recently concluded that a…
  • Aug 23

    Massachusetts Bans Employers From Asking About Salary History

    Massachusetts Bans Employers From Asking About Salary History
    Massachusetts has passed a law prohibiting employers from asking employees about their past salary history. This is a step in the right direction. Wage inequality has been an ongoing and unresolved issue in this day and age. In an era where…
Rank this Week: 840

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 25

    Bezemek on Anonymity, Encryption, Free Speech, and Privacy

    Bezemek on Anonymity, Encryption, Free Speech, and Privacy
    Christoph Bezemek, IOER, is publishing Behind a Veil of Obscurity – Anonymity, Encryption, Free Speech and Privacy in the International Journal of Technology, Law, and Policy. Here is the abstract. Anonymous and encrypted communication look…
  • Aug 24

    O'Connor @ProfSeanOConnor on Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genre

    O'Connor @ProfSeanOConnor on Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genre
    Sean M. O'Connor, University of Washington School of Law, is publishing Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genres in volume 23 of the George Mason Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. This Essay provides…
  • Aug 23

    Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art

    Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art
    Amy Adler, New York University School of Law, is publishing Fair Use and the Future of Art in volume 91 of the New York University Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. Twenty-five years ago, in a seminal article in...
Rank this Week: 100

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Aug 25

    Welcome LLM Students!

    Welcome LLM Students!
    It has been so great to see all of the new LLM students here at the law school during the last week or so! We are very glad you’re here. There is such wonderful energy here on campus during this time of year. We have seen many LLM…
  • Aug 25

    You’re invited to Love Your Library Fest on September 23

    You’re invited to Love Your Library Fest on September 23
    HLS Students: we invite you to join us for the 12th annual Love Your Library Fest on Friday, September 23 from 2 to 5pm to learn more about your new library! At Library Fest you will: Learn about library services that students…
  • Aug 15

    Summer Reading 2016

    Summer Reading 2016
    At the end of last academic year, we used our bulletin board to ask you what you planned to read this summer. In case anyone out there has some beach time left this month, here are some of the highlights–check them out! Rework…
Rank this Week: 473

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Conflicting Rulings on Red Light Cameras in Florida Court

    Conflicting Rulings on Red Light Cameras in Florida Court
    When it comes to red light cameras, states have come to different conclusions about them. According to the Governors Highway Safety Administration (GHSA), 21 states plus the District of Columbia have laws that permit some form of red light…
  • Aug 21

    Authorities Arrest 6 in South Florida Drug Trafficking Ring

    Authorities Arrest 6 in South Florida Drug Trafficking Ring
    Two stolen prescription pads. That’s all authorities say was needed to forge 140 prescriptions for approximately 17,250 doses of powerful prescription drugs, which were then resold on the streets of South Florida, likely for tens if not…
  • Aug 18

    9th Circuit: Feds Can’t Pay to Prosecute State-Sanctioned Marijuana

    9th Circuit: Feds Can’t Pay to Prosecute State-Sanctioned Marijuana
    U.S. prosecutors were dealt a significant blow recently with a decision by justices with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in their decision regarding 10 consolidated appeals of persons facing federal marijuana charges. What…
Rank this Week: 831

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 409

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
Rank this Week: 431

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 25

    Fears Nachawati Takes on Texas Wrongful Death Case

    Fears Nachawati Takes on Texas Wrongful Death Case
    On August 3, 2016, a Texarkana man was tragically killed in Sabine County, Texas as a result of a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and an unoccupied vehicle. Jerry Lee Woods, 58, was the driver of a 2006 tractor trailer…
  • Aug 18

    Fears Nachawati Partner Nominated to Inn of Court

    Fears Nachawati Partner Nominated to Inn of Court
    Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that founding partner Majed Nachawati has been nominated to become a member of the William “Mac” Taylor, Jr. American Inn of Court. The American Inns of Court is an association of…
  • Mar 1

    Firm Sponsors Local Baseball Team

    Firm Sponsors Local Baseball Team
    Fears | Nachawati is a proud sponsor of Cedar Ridge Baseball! We wish them the best of luck with the remainder of their season. We're always happy to help and support the community!
Rank this Week: 152

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Federal Circuit Holds the PTAB Must Apply Narrower Phillips Claim Construction Standard to Patents that Expire During Pendency of Re-exam

    Federal Circuit Holds the PTAB Must Apply Narrower Phillips Claim Construction Standard to Patents that Expire During Pendency of Re-exam
    By:  Eric Caligiuri In In re CSB-System Int’l, Inc., No. 15-1832 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 9, 2016), the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently held that patents that expire during a pending re-examination before the Patent Trial…
  • Aug 18

    The Seattle Seahawks’ 12th Man Flies Again

    The Seattle Seahawks’ 12th Man Flies Again
    If you regularly follow our publication, you may remember when I discussed the Seattle Seahawks and their use of the Texas A&M trademark “12TH MAN” over a year ago. If not, that’s okay too. In short, I discussed how the…
  • Aug 11

    Small Burger Chain Has a Beef With Chipotle

    Small Burger Chain Has a Beef With Chipotle
    By: Scott Hervey Chipotle’s entry into the burger business has a Boston based small burger chain up in arms.  The Boston burger spot, which has been in operation since 2010 and goes by the name Tasty Burger, has a beef with…
Rank this Week: 642

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 853

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    Stem Cells Have Potential to Help Patients Who Have Stroke

    Stem Cells Have Potential to Help Patients Who Have Stroke
    Scientists have developed a therapeutic technique using stem cells in mice with stroke-induced brain damage that dramatically increases the production of nerve cells. The study was funded by National Institutes of Health (NIH) and was…
  • Aug 24

    ImPACT and ImPACT Pediatric Devices Get FDA Clearance

    ImPACT and ImPACT Pediatric Devices Get FDA Clearance
    ImPACT, a computerized medical device designed to test a patient’s cognitive ability after concussion, is the first of its kind to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) de novo clearance. The Immediate Post-Concussion…
  • Aug 22

    Why You Should Turn Off Your Smartphones Before Bed

    Why You Should Turn Off Your Smartphones Before Bed
    Many of us may struggle with lack of sleep due to use of our smartphones and tablets. These devices that are supposed to make life easier may be causing you to lose sleep. Light is perceived by the eyes in different wavelengths. These…
Rank this Week: 303

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 596

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    South Florida Woman’s Evidence of Stalking, Choking Was Enough to Warrant Protective Injunction She Sought

    South Florida Woman’s Evidence of Stalking, Choking Was Enough to Warrant Protective Injunction She Sought
    When you believe that you are threatened by your partner or former partner, the law and the courts may be a vital part of enhancing your safety. In order to make sure that you protect yourself, it is important to be sure that you are pursuing…
  • Aug 24

    Study Finds Peak Times To File For Divorce In Miami-Dade

    Study Finds Peak Times To File For Divorce In Miami-Dade
    A recent study is reporting that there are specific peaks of divorce filings in March and August. According to researchers, people who want to get divorced do not want to file during the summer family vacation season or before the winter…
  • Aug 18

    Sandy T. Fox, P.A. Law Offices Wins Appeal for Florida Man Wrongfully Jailed for Contempt

    Sandy T. Fox, P.A. Law Offices Wins Appeal for Florida Man Wrongfully Jailed for Contempt
    When you become involved in a family law case, it is important that you follow the orders issued by the judge. However, it is also important to understand that, if you do not comply, there are certain limits imposed by the law regarding the…
Rank this Week: 337

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Aug 25

    Lapping up the trademark law

    Lapping up the trademark law
    The question: Trade Dress Trick Question: Is this laptop shape #distinctive?#trademarks pic.twitter.com/Wj23Sz8kxt — Ed Timberlake (@TimberlakeLaw) August 25, 2016 (Remember non-professionals:  “Distinctiveness” is…
  • Aug 18

    The odd inversion of the trademark “rights in gross” conundrum

    The odd inversion of the trademark “rights in gross” conundrum
    Is reselling domain names a violation of the UDRP? At his blog, Gerald “Mr. DMCA” Levine lays out the question, and then answers it plain and simple (emphasis mine): On the question of reselling domain names on the secondary…
  • Aug 13

    Cease-and-Desist letters as self-executing copyright bomb

    Cease-and-Desist letters as self-executing copyright bomb
    Originally posted 2007-10-13 23:50:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterTechdirt reports (thanks, Pennywit!) on a law firm that tells recipients of its questionable “C&D” letters that if they dare post them, they’ll be…
Rank this Week: 219

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Aug 25

    Librarians are the "Human Google"

    Librarians are the "Human Google"
    A recent article and video from CBS News calls librarians at the New York Public Library the "human Google." The article points out that librarians are still a trusted source for finding accurate information, and they use both both private...
  • Jul 22

    Bookmyne - The CLEVNET Catalog App is now available at the Law Library

    Bookmyne - The CLEVNET Catalog App is now available at the Law Library
    The Cleveland Law Library catalog is now available for your mobile devices via BookMyne. For more information or to install the app, follow this link: https://www.clevnet.org/bookmyne
  • Jul 14

    Library of Congress Has a New Librarian-Its First Female and African American Chief

    Library of Congress Has a New Librarian-Its First Female and African American Chief
    The United States Senate has just confirmed Carla Hayden as the new Librarian of Congress. She is the first female and African American Librarian to hold the position, and, according to a local news article, she is also the first...
Rank this Week: 464

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Hugging and Sexual Harassment: What You Need to Know

    Hugging and Sexual Harassment: What You Need to Know
    A public transportation worker in Washington D.C. is suing the agency for damages in excess of $200,000 after she claims her supervisor repeatedly asked her for, demanded or forced hugs. Eventually, she said, when she reported the sexual…
  • Aug 23

    Disability Discrimination Settlement $90K Against Wal-Mart

    Disability Discrimination Settlement $90K Against Wal-Mart
    Disability discrimination against a Wal-Mart employee could have been avoided had management simply agreed to continue to accommodate the worker with a written list of daily tasks. Instead, court records show, managers chose to fire the…
  • Aug 21

    Hollywood Age Discrimination Target of Bill

    Hollywood Age Discrimination Target of Bill
    California age discrimination is the target of a new bill passed by the state Senate that would allow actors and actresses to keep secrete their ages from certain websites. In particular, the Internet Movie Database, which is frequently used…
Rank this Week: 847

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Aug 25

    Louisiana Flooding

    Louisiana Flooding
    First off, a prayer for all of the victims of the Louisiana flooding, take care. Now, the recovery begins. OSHA has many resources on detailing how to stay safe in the subsequent flood cleanup. See…
  • Aug 12

    Yates to USAO Manuel to OSHA (no more Tinkers to Evers to Chance)

    Yates to USAO Manuel to OSHA (no more Tinkers to Evers to Chance)
    An issue that has come to the forefront for the USDOJ is the decided lack of the prosecution of individuals in environmental criminal matters. In response, the USDOJ has hardened its stance as to the prosecution of individuals who engage...
  • Jul 18

    “Next Gen” Enforcement – An Example

    “Next Gen” Enforcement – An Example
    There has been a considerable “uptick” in civil Consent Agreement and Final Orders (“CAFOs”) executed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“USEPA”) Region 6. I have heard from numerous…
Rank this Week: 898

Fiscalito

Fiscalito

Blog dedicado a los Impuestos, Contabilidad, Excel, Tecnologia e Internet desde la perspectiva de un Contador Geek

http://www.fiscalito.com/
  • Aug 25

    USD-PITI 2016: Actualizacion Fiscal Internacional de E.U., México y Canadá

    USD-PITI 2016: Actualizacion Fiscal Internacional de E.U., México y Canadá
    El USD-PITI cada año presenta información sobre temas trascendentales de impuestos internacionales que afectan operaciones transfronterizas y el programa de este año no podía ser la excepción. En el USD-PITI…
  • Aug 17

    Conoce el nuevo comprobante fiscal “Complemento para Pagos”

    Conoce el nuevo comprobante fiscal “Complemento para Pagos”
    A través de la Resolución Miscelánea Fiscal, las autoridades fiscales dieron a conocer las reglas relacionadas con el complemento para pagos; por medio del cual buscan tener un mayor control sobre los flujos de efectivo…
  • Jul 20

    Comunicado del SAT respecto del complemento para pago

    Comunicado del SAT respecto del complemento para pago
    Derivado de la publicación de la Tercera Resolución de Modificaciones a la Resolución Miscelánea Fiscal para 2016 y sus anexos 1 y 1-A en el Diario Oficial el pasado 14 de julio, en la que se incorpora la regla…
Rank this Week: 359

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 916

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Aug 25

    Create Charisma

    Create Charisma
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: The basics of public speaking aren't that hard to learn. But among even experienced speakers and persuaders, some seem to be more magnetic than others. That factor, charisma, makes the speaker more interesting and the…
  • Aug 22

    Don't Get Lost in Your Own Story

    Don't Get Lost in Your Own Story
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: As this year's presidential election campaigns move into their final stretch, each side is settling in to its own story. Even as the polls shift from week to week, mostly due to a minority of late undecideds reacting to…
  • Aug 18

    Consider Planting a Decision Tree in Your Next Trial

    Consider Planting a Decision Tree in Your Next Trial
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Wherever juries are used, we tend to expect quite a lot out of them. As Marie Comiskey, Senior Counsel with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, has written, "While first-year law students are given a semester…
Rank this Week: 917

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 25

    International Building Code

    International Building Code
    Trying to find a particular International Building Code?  Jenkins Law Library owns all the current editions (2015) of the International Building Code, Fire Code and Plumbing Code, etc., as well as previous editions back to at least 2000…
  • Aug 19

    CCH Pennsylvania Employment Law - A Loislaw Library on Fastcase

    CCH Pennsylvania Employment Law - A Loislaw Library on Fastcase
    CCH Pennsylvania Employment Law Library is accessible to Jenkins' members on their desktops through Fastcase.* This handy resource provides case law, summaries, statutes and regulations. Once you have signed into jenkinslaw.org, access Member…
  • Aug 16

    New Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Rule

    New Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Rule
    The new Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Rules go into effect on Thursday, September 1. The new rules, as well as the Order and the Committee Report, are available online from the Orphans' Court Procedural Rules Committee. The new rules were…
Rank this Week: 388

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 270

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 718

USA Recht

USA Recht

Covers US law from a German perspective. By Nietzer & Häusler.

http://www.usa-recht.de
  • Aug 25

    Compliance im Transaktionsgeschäft / M&A

    Compliance im Transaktionsgeschäft / M&A
    [Photo: Office Building Nietzer&Häusler, 9th Floor] Im Rahmen einer Due Diligence wie aber auch bei der Abfassung und Verhandlung von Garantien / Representations & Warranties und Haftungsobergrenzen / Liability Caps stellt sich…
  • Jun 23

    COMPLIANCE TRAINING, PART I

    COMPLIANCE TRAINING, PART I
    In a recent Slate article, entitled “Ethics Trainings Are Even Dumber Than You Think”, author L.V. Anderson railed against what she termed box-checking training where companies put on training not to actually train employees but…
  • Jun 23

    Compliance Training – Part II: Risk Ranking and Design

    Compliance Training – Part II: Risk Ranking and Design
    Yesterday I began what I thought would be a two-part series on compliance training.However, or perhaps more accurately, as usual, I got carried away so I am now off on a multi-part series on how to design, implement and assess ……
Rank this Week: 680

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Venue Change

    Venue Change
    Changing Venue: Moving  Family Law Cases One question we often receive from our family law clients is if they can change courts, also known as venue, when they move to a new area in Florida from the court where the marriage dissolution…
  • Jul 15

    Parental Rights, Sex Crime

    Parental Rights, Sex Crime
    In 2009, a 14 year old girl was raped in Massachusetts and became pregnant.  Her attacker, Jaime Melendez, pled guilty to rape charges and was sentenced to 16 years probation.  He was also brought into family court and ordered to…
  • Jun 30

    Secret Call Recording

    Secret Call Recording
    Have you ever had the urge to be sneaky and record a phone call or a conversation between yourself and another person?  You just want to prove that the other person is a liar or otherwise full of it, and you decided that recording the…
Rank this Week: 862

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Late Diagnosis of Compartment Syndrome Leads to Jury Verdict of $1.58 Million

    Late Diagnosis of Compartment Syndrome Leads to Jury Verdict of $1.58 Million
    John Pluard, 51, fell from an attic and landed on a concrete surface 14 feet below, fracturing his leg and left elbow. Pluard was admitted to Harborview Medical Center where he underwent leg surgery to repair his fractured leg, but not to his…
  • Aug 24

    Cook County Jury Finds for Oncologist Where Chemotherapy Drug was Blamed for Heart Failure

    Cook County Jury Finds for Oncologist Where Chemotherapy Drug was Blamed for Heart Failure
    A Cook County jury signed a verdict after answering a special interrogatory in this medical malpractice case related to the prescription of a drug Adriamycin, which is given to cancer patients for chemotherapy and is known to cause heart…
  • Aug 23

    Failure to Timely Detect Compartment Syndrome Results in $2.1 Million Settlement

    Failure to Timely Detect Compartment Syndrome Results in $2.1 Million Settlement
    Deshawn Gray, 25, suffered a left tibial fracture in a motorcycle accident. He was transferred to St. Joseph Hospital where he was admitted by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacqueline Mlsna. Dr. Mlsna ordered a femoral nerve block with a…
Rank this Week: 80

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 817

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Aug 25

    Does a judge have to consider Article 8 in possession proceedings brought by a private landlord? – Millie Polimac

    Does a judge have to consider Article 8 in possession proceedings brought by a private landlord? – Millie Polimac
    No, said the Supreme Court in McDonald v McDonald [2016] UKSC 28 – read judgment. Facts Fiona McDonald was a private sector tenant.  The landlords were her parents who had purchased the property by obtaining a secured loan from a…
  • Aug 23

    No protection for Indy Camp under Articles 10 and 11

    No protection for Indy Camp under Articles 10 and 11
    Petition of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body for an Order under Section 46 of the Court of Session Act 1988 [2016] CSOH 113 – read the judgment here The Court of Session recently ruled in favour of the eviction of the Indy Camp…
  • Aug 22

    Successful compensation appeal by rape victim

    Successful compensation appeal by rape victim
    By Pritesh Rathod RT v (1) The First-Tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) and (2) Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority [2016] UKUT 0306 (AAC) – read judgment. The Upper Tribunal has ruled that, in deciding whether or not…
Rank this Week: 792

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 346

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: 33

Music - Technology - Policy

Music - Technology - Policy

Covers issues for professional creators in the music and movie businesses.

http://www.musictechpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 705

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    Excited Utterance Podcast Series on Evidence Law

    Excited Utterance Podcast Series on Evidence Law
    As a graduate student, I was impressed by the extent to which scholars traveled to other schools to present draft papers and obtain feedback from other faculties and graduate students.  As a student, these presentations were interesting…
  • Aug 15

    Art Historian Expert Testimony

    Art Historian Expert Testimony
    Art appraisal and authentication is sometimes held out as a non-technical and non-scientific area of expertise, and as such, not subject to rigorous testing.[1] But to what extent is this simply excuse mongering for an immature field of…
  • Jul 16

    High, Low and Right-Sided Colonics – Ridding the Courts of Junk Science

    High, Low and Right-Sided Colonics – Ridding the Courts of Junk Science
    Not surprisingly, many of Selikoff’s litigation- and regulatory-driven opinions have not fared well, such as the notions that asbestos causes gastrointestinal cancers and that all asbestos minerals have equal potential and strength to…
Rank this Week: 501

Antitrust and Competition…

Antitrust and Competition Newsletter

By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/antitrust/
Rank this Week: 968

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Covers federal and state income taxes, and business taxes. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://taxtrustestatenews.com/
  • Aug 25

    IRS Proposes New Tax Status Regulations on Non-qualified Deferred Compensation Plan

    IRS Proposes New Tax Status Regulations on Non-qualified Deferred Compensation Plan
    Recently, the IRS proposed new tax status regulations related to the Section 457(f) non-qualified deferred compensation plans offered by tax exempt employers. Proposed regulations The goal of the proposal was to clearly define which…
  • Aug 18

    Partnerships Can No Longer Treat Partners as Employees for Tax Purpose

    Partnerships Can No Longer Treat Partners as Employees for Tax Purpose
    New regulations change how partnerships treat partners as employees The IRS and the U.S. Department of Treasury recently issued regulations to address the way the former taxes partners in a partnership that has a sole owner of a…
  • Aug 16

    How New Partnership Audit Rules Will Affect You

    How New Partnership Audit Rules Will Affect You
    Changes to BBA Enact New Partnership Audit Rules Under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (“BBA”), which will take effect in 2018, the IRS will be able to audit certain partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs) and…
Rank this Week: 821

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper & Brothers PLLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Recent Case Lays Down New Law in Tennessee for Joint Bank Accounts of Spouse

    Recent Case Lays Down New Law in Tennessee for Joint Bank Accounts of Spouse
    In Tennessee, many spouses have joint bank accounts with rights of survivorship. Such accounts are considered accounts held by the spouses as “tenants by the entirety” unless the spouses have specifically agreed otherwise. Such…
  • Aug 19

    Breach of Contract Cases: When Does Tennessee Law Apply?

    Breach of Contract Cases: When Does Tennessee Law Apply?
    As much as any other area of the law, the common law related to contractual rights and to breach of contract cases seems to be generally pretty consistent from state to state, but there can be differences. Sometimes, those differences might…
  • Jul 23

    Supreme Court of Tennessee Adopts New Standard for Determining Whether a Claim is Direct or Derivative

    Supreme Court of Tennessee Adopts New Standard for Determining Whether a Claim is Direct or Derivative
    Generally speaking, a shareholder of a corporation or a member of an LLC has no individual right against a third party for an injury done to the corporation or LLC. While injuries done to corporations and LLCs most always have a direct…
Rank this Week: 909

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Starbucks Iced Coffee Suit is (Shocker!) Dismissed

    Starbucks Iced Coffee Suit is (Shocker!) Dismissed
    Bad lawsuits would be bee in my bonnet, if I wore bonnets. And that is because bad lawsuits injure good lawsuits. The bone-headed suit makes news because it is an outlier, but then because it is in the news, helps to form negative…
  • Aug 23

    Should Trump’s Doctor Be Sanctioned for Fraud?

    Should Trump’s Doctor Be Sanctioned for Fraud?
    With the health of the two presidential candidates, aged 68 and 70,  in the news, it’s worth revisiting the statement given out by Donald Trump’s gastroenterologist, Dr. Harold Bornstein. You may remember this from last…
  • Aug 2

    Trump and Lawyers and Privilege, oh my!

    Trump and Lawyers and Privilege, oh my!
    I’ve said before that Donald Trump is a one-man bar exam, as his candidacy seems to touch on roughly six bazillion different issues. One could easily create a law blog devoted solely to the legal issues he is involved with that…
Rank this Week: 811

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    NY false advertising law lacks rigid false/misleading distinction

    NY false advertising law lacks rigid false/misleading distinction
    Classic Liquor Importers, Ltd. v. Spirits International B.V., --- F. Supp. 3d ----, 2016 WL 4419457, No. 15 Civ. 6503  (S.D.N.Y. 2016)Classic Liquor is a newcomer to the liquor business that recently launched a line of vodkas under the…
  • Aug 25

    Pictures from Canada

    Pictures from Canada
    Canada, like many other countries, considers "taking unfair advantage" of a trademark to be a distinct problem, making it less favorable to parody and other uses than the U.S. as a matter of formal law.  What difference does that make in…
  • Aug 25

    Inconceivable: allegedly made-up price comparison allows consumer suit

    Inconceivable: allegedly made-up price comparison allows consumer suit
    Chester v. TJX Cos., 2016 WL 4414768, No 5:15-cv-01437 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 18, 2016)When an opinion begins with the quote, “You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means,” it’s not going to go…
Rank this Week: 164

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 25

    Our Year Begins:

    Our Year Begins:
    Earlier this week, we introduced our new candidates to the LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law.  We began with a short orientation session where we discussed our course of study, LL.M. Program degree requirements, and…
  • Aug 22

    Welcome New LL.M. Candidate

    Welcome New LL.M. Candidate
    Dean Stacy Leeds and LL.M. Director Susan SchneiderWe are delighted to once again welcome an accomplished group of attorney's to the LL.M. Program.Dean Stacy Leeds joined us during our orientation program this week, and in her welcome…
  • Aug 8

    New Food Recovery Publication: Leftovers for Livestock: A Legal Guide

    New Food Recovery Publication: Leftovers for Livestock: A Legal Guide
    In the United States, approximately 63 million tons of food is wasted every year. The natural resources used to produce that food, including water, fertilizer, and land, are also lost as a consequence of this alarming amount of waste.This…
Rank this Week: 632

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Jacksonville Transportation Authority employee arrested for grand theft

    Jacksonville Transportation Authority employee arrested for grand theft
    A  mechanic working for the City of Jacksonville was recently arrested on one charge of grand theft in Duval County.  According to an article in The Florida Times Union, the now ex-employee stole paint and various automotive parts…
  • Aug 11

    Another traveler sex sting for Duval County

    Another traveler sex sting for Duval County
    The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with multiple other law enforcement agencies in Florida, has made several arrests connected to an internet/traveler sting.  According to an article in The Florida Times Union, four…
  • Jul 28

    University of Florida football player intervenes in alleged sexual battery

    University of Florida football player intervenes in alleged sexual battery
    A man is in jail in Gainesville, Florida after a Florida football player intervened in an alleged sexual assault on an intoxicated woman.  According to an article on KTLA 5 news, the football player was working security at a local bar…
Rank this Week: 677

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Aug 25

    Rosenbaum on RICO & Class Action

    Rosenbaum on RICO & Class Action
    Briana Rosenbaum has posted on SSRN a draft of her article, The RICO Trend in Class Action Warfare, which will be published in the Iowa Law Review. Here’s the abstract: Aggregate litigation, including class-actions and mass actions, have…
  • Aug 24

    Second Circuit Opinion on the Alien Tort Statute: Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank

    Second Circuit Opinion on the Alien Tort Statute: Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank
    Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down another post-Kiobel decision on the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank involves claims against a Lebanese bank alleging that they provided international…
  • Aug 23

    Call for Papers: New Voices in Conflict of Law

    Call for Papers: New Voices in Conflict of Law
    I recently received a Call for Papers from the AALS Section on Conflict of Laws, which will be holding a program entitled New Voices in Conflict of Laws at the AALS annual meeting in January 2017. Here’s the submission procedure:...
Rank this Week: 261

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Appellate Court Addresses Damages in Fatal Car Crash Case

    Appellate Court Addresses Damages in Fatal Car Crash Case
    On January 24, 2004, Col. (retired) William Gardner sustained fatal injuries when the vehicle he was driving struck and vaulted over an interstate highway’s snow-covered barrier in Syracuse and fell to the street below. We discussed the…
  • Aug 24

    Newborn’s Brain Injury Pain and Suffering Award Reduced

    Newborn’s Brain Injury Pain and Suffering Award Reduced
    Jaelin Sence was born on July 4, 2007 at New York Methodist Hospital (NYMH) in Brooklyn.  He was discharged two days later after examinations and tests indicated to hospital personnel he was normal and healthy. The next day, though,…
  • Aug 17

    Back and Knee Pain and Suffering Award Affirmed on Appeal in Pedestrian Knockdown Case

    Back and Knee Pain and Suffering Award Affirmed on Appeal in Pedestrian Knockdown Case
    On June 12, 2009, 32 year old Jason Kowalsky was a field technician for Verizon standing at the back of his parked van when he was hit by a pick-up truck owned by the County of Suffolk. In his ensuing lawsuit, Kowalsky’s motion for…
Rank this Week: 739

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Aug 25

    Creative Legal Argument Leads To An Award of Lifetime Diability Benefit

    Creative Legal Argument Leads To An Award of Lifetime Diability Benefit
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kevin Walsh, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Good lawyering requires both creativity and a deep knowledge of the law. Last week I obtained a ruling of Permanent Total…
  • Aug 22

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud – North Carolina Statistics for 2014 – 2015

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud – North Carolina Statistics for 2014 – 2015
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kristina Brown Thompson, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Several months ago, the North Carolina Industrial Commission published their Annual Report for 2014 – 2015. Based on the Annual Report,…
  • Aug 18

    CNBC: If you’re sitting at your desk, GET UP NOW!

    CNBC: If you’re sitting at your desk, GET UP NOW!
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Causey Law Firm has taken small steps to implement ergonomic planning in our office.  We have one Varidesk sit/stand desktop conversion in use, like the one shown…
Rank this Week: 903

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and Erie County accident and injury information. By Purchase & George P.C.

http://www.yourerieaccidentlawyers.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    New Law Passed: Some Nonviolent Misdemeanors may be Sealed

    New Law Passed: Some Nonviolent Misdemeanors may be Sealed
    In Pennsylvania, a conviction for some misdemeanors no longer necessarily means a lifetime of regret, or an impediment to employment, housing, education or simply just a source of embarrassment. Like summary offenses, some nonviolent…
  • Aug 23

    Eric Purchase & Tim George both Named Super Lawyers®

    Eric Purchase & Tim George both Named Super Lawyers®
    We are pleased to announce that our own Eric Purchase & Tim George have been named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® for 2016. The annual list is compiled by an independent service using a patented selection process designed to identify…
  • Aug 21

    Tractor trailer carrying cows overturns on Pennsylvania roadway

    Tractor trailer carrying cows overturns on Pennsylvania roadway
    The roads of Pennsylvania have more than their fair share of big rig truck traffic. Virtually anything can be in the trailers being pulled by these vehicles. And if an accident should occur involving a truck carrying a hazardous load,...
Rank this Week: 314

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 487

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC…

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC Blog

Trademark, brand and social media news, analysis and tips.

http://www.erikpelton.com/resources/
  • Aug 25

    Sept. 14: Fourth Annual ABA-IPL Trademark Day: Behind the Scenes at the USPTO

    Sept. 14: Fourth Annual ABA-IPL Trademark Day: Behind the Scenes at the USPTO
    The ABA-IPL Trademark Day is a unique event. I have been fortunate to have been involved in the planning of the first event. I am not aware of any other event that provides as much detailed information and insight from USPTO trademark staff.…
  • Aug 23

    Brands and trademarks cover everything – even ‘slaughtering’ service

    Brands and trademarks cover everything – even ‘slaughtering’ service
    Did you know that meat slaughtering services and products have brands too? And trademark protection for those brands? Trademarks can protect any legal service or product.  For example, see my blog post, Even manure brands have…
  • Aug 19

    Comparing Trademark Use Requirements in US and Europe: video chat with Rolf Clausen

    Comparing Trademark Use Requirements in US and Europe: video chat with Rolf Clausen
    I was fortunate to sit down with Rolf Claessen of Freischem & Partner in Germany to chat about the differing trademark use requirements on the two sides of the Atlantic Ocean. We met at INTA several years ago and it is always fun and…
Rank this Week: 998

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 717