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Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
  • Jan 29

    Recent Cases on Clean Air Act Preemption of Common Law Torts Upend Conventional Wisdom

    Recent Cases on Clean Air Act Preemption of Common Law Torts Upend Conventional Wisdom
    Tuesday, Pillsbury attorneys Matt Morrison and Bryan Stockton published their client alert Recent Cases on Clean Air Act Preemption of Common Law Torts Upend Conventional Wisdom. The Alert discusses two recent appellate-level decisions…
  • Jan 28

    A Boost for Business: Time to Reaffirm or Secure Terrorism Insurance

    A Boost for Business: Time to Reaffirm or Secure Terrorism Insurance
    Monday, we published our client alert A Boost for Business: Time to Reaffirm or Secure Terrorism Insurance. The Alert discusses H.R. 26, a bill signed into law on January 12, 2015 by President Obama enacting the Terrorism Risk Insurance…
  • Jan 27

    6th Cir. Upholds Clean Water Act "Permit Shield" Defense

    6th Cir. Upholds Clean Water Act "Permit Shield" Defense
    The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that ICG Hazard, LLC's Clean Water Act (CWA) general permit defense, located in the CWA at 33 U.S.C. 1342(k), shielded the mining company from a CWA enforcement lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club.…
Rank this Week: 592

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Oklahoma Medical Treatment Laws Information Act - The Disclosure

    Oklahoma Medical Treatment Laws Information Act - The Disclosure
    Last year, I blogged about the 2014 Oklahoma  Medical Treatment Laws Information Act.   This law was enacted to educate clinicians about their duties, and patients about their rights, under the 2013 Oklahoma Nondiscrimination in…
  • Jan 28

    Texas Advance Directives Act - 2015 Legislative Session

    Texas Advance Directives Act - 2015 Legislative Session
    The 2015 legislative session (the 84th) in Texas has just begun and some are getting ready to again tackle the Advance Directives Act. TADA was last amended in 2003.  Multiple bills were advanced in 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2013.…
  • Jan 27

    Medical Benefit Is ALWAYS Patient Determined

    Medical Benefit Is ALWAYS Patient Determined
    The value or benefit of any medical intervention can be assessed on two dimensions.  First, the intervention can be assessed physiologically (e.g. does it restore function to an organ).  Second, the intervention can be assessed…
Rank this Week: 290

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jan 29

    Dorfman on the Philosophical Foundation of Tort Law

    Dorfman on the Philosophical Foundation of Tort Law
    Avi Dorfman (Tel Aviv) has posted to SSRN New Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law?. The abstract provides: In this critical piece I take stock of current understandings of five basic distinctions in the theoretical study of tort law: First,…
  • Jan 28

    NE: "Total Idiot" Not Defamatory

    NE: "Total Idiot" Not Defamatory
    The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a libel lawsuit based on an e-mail in which a home inspector was called a "total idiot." Olson/Overlawyered
  • Jan 27

    Hubbard on the Application of Tort and Regulation to Robot

    Hubbard on the Application of Tort and Regulation to Robot
    Patrick Hubbard (South Carolina) has just published Sophisticated Robots: Balancing Liability, Regulation, and Innovation in the Florida Law Review. The abstract provides: Our lives are being transformed by large, mobile, “sophisticated…
Rank this Week: 670

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jan 29

    The Pennsylvania Medical Society’s Hypocrisy On Malpractice Case

    The Pennsylvania Medical Society’s Hypocrisy On Malpractice Case
    The Philadelphia Inquirer recently picked up on a story that has been around the Philadelphia legal community for a while, i.e., the $1 million in sanctions entered against attorney Nancy Raynor in the Sutch v. Roxborough Memorial Hospital…
  • Jan 20

    Ethicon Asks MDL Court To Presume Women Lie About Their Health

    Ethicon Asks MDL Court To Presume Women Lie About Their Health
    Transvaginal mesh is one of the great health debacles of our time, causing more damage across more families than any other medical device in recent memory. I know it from my own files: the mesh implants ruin women’s health, often…
  • Jan 8

    Does The President Really Think U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz Is Doing A Good Job?

    Does The President Really Think U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz Is Doing A Good Job?
    Next week is the second anniversary of the death of Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide amid an unjustifiable prosecution led by U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, a prosecution that at best was based on a complete misunderstanding of how computers…
Rank this Week: 164

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    E-Cigarettes May be Just as Harmful as Regular Cigarette

    E-Cigarettes May be Just as Harmful as Regular Cigarette
    The New England Journal of Medicine published a study on Wednesday, January 21 stating that e-cigarettes produce vapor with exceedingly high concentrations of formaldehyde, a carcinogen.  Proponents of e-cigarettes quickly dismissed…
  • Jan 28

    Farming Accidents - ISU and Hydrogen Sulfide Research

    Farming Accidents - ISU and Hydrogen Sulfide Research
    I have written several blogs having to do with hydrogen sulfide and the effects it can have on farmers mostly. In in my office we come into contact with it through workers’ compensation and property claims in the agricultural industry,…
  • Jan 27

    Workers' Compensation Benefits Allowed for Wife of Man Who Died at Home in Maine

    Workers' Compensation Benefits Allowed for Wife of Man Who Died at Home in Maine
    In Maine, similar to Iowa, one must prove that a heart attack occurred in the course of employment AND arose out of the employment in order to qualify for workers' compensation benefits.  Gregory Sullwold worked as a portfolio manager…
Rank this Week: 485

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jan 29

    A defendant's summary judgment motion in a slip-and-fall action.

    A defendant's summary judgment motion in a slip-and-fall action.
    Practice point:  A defendant can establish prima facie entitlement to judgment as a matter of law by demonstrating that the plaintiff did not know what caused the fall.Student note:  In determining a defendant's motion for summary…
  • Jan 28

    A marching band, a fall, and the doctrine of assumption of the risk.

    A marching band, a fall, and the doctrine of assumption of the risk.
    Practice point:  The injured plaintiff is a music teacher who was directing a school marching band during a parade that took place on a public street.  While directing the band, plaintiff, who was required to walk backwards,…
  • Jan 27

    Application of the storm in progress rule.

    Application of the storm in progress rule.
    Practice point:  Plaintiff alleges that he was injured after slipping and falling on an icy condition on the landing of an exterior stairway of the apartment building in which he resided. He commenced this action against the owners and…
Rank this Week: 443

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 918

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Jan 29

    An Estate Going to the Dog

    An Estate Going to the Dog
    Two charities are proceeding to an Irish High Court for the adjudication of a dispute over the charitable bequest made pursuant to a Last Will and Testament. The Will in question, executed by Elizabeth Burke of Limerick, Ireland, provided…
  • Jan 28

    The Golden Age of Retirement

    The Golden Age of Retirement
    By the year 2050, an estimated one third of Canadians will be 60 years of age or older. We were raised thinking of the default retirement age as 65. Regardless of what age they retire at, Canadians have more active lives in retirement than…
  • Jan 27

    New Power of Attorney Legislation Introduced in Saskatchewan

    New Power of Attorney Legislation Introduced in Saskatchewan
    At the beginning of the month, Saskatchewan introduced new rules with respect to Powers of Attorney to help protect aging individuals, specifically those with diminished mental capacity. The amendments introduced within the Powers of Attorney…
Rank this Week: 333

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 184

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jan 28

    Fatua declara validez de Twitter para jurar lealtad al rey Salman

    Fatua declara validez de Twitter para jurar lealtad al rey Salman
    Tras la muerte del rey Abdalá y la consecuente asunción del poder por su hermano, el rey Salman en el Reino de Arabia Saudita, se emitió una fatua o fetua por el Consejo de Académicos, máxima autoridad en…
  • Jan 28

    Implementan nuevo sistema de grabación de juicios en Bolivia

    Implementan nuevo sistema de grabación de juicios en Bolivia
    Esta semana la presidente del Consejo de la Magistratura de Bolivia, Cristina Mamani, presentó el sistema de grabación audiovisual que será implementado en las audiencias judiciales, con el objetivo de terminar con la…
  • Jan 28

    Restaurante logra acuerdo extrajudicial en demanda por regalías musicale

    Restaurante logra acuerdo extrajudicial en demanda por regalías musicale
    Papi's Fajita Factory, un restaurante de comida texmex ubicado en Denham Springs, una ciudad del condado de Livingston Parish, Louisiana, Estados Unidos, de poco más de 10,000 habitantes, fue demandado por Broadcast Music, Inc (BMI) al…
Rank this Week: 79

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 699

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jan 28

    Caesars Wins Round One: Chicago, not Delaware

    Caesars Wins Round One: Chicago, not Delaware
    Judge Kevin Gross ruled on Wednesday that the bankruptcy case of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company will be tried in Chicago, not Wilmington, Delaware. Caesars’ second-tier creditors wanted the case tried in Delaware; Caesars…
  • Jan 27

    One Good Crime Deserved Another

    One Good Crime Deserved Another
    Let’s say you’re involved in a 20-year scheme that has successfully evaded millions of dollars in payroll and income taxes for your largest client. However, you’ve only had minor profits from the scheme. So why not embezzle…
  • Jan 26

    The Form 3115 Conundrum

    The Form 3115 Conundrum
    Form 3115 is the form used to request an accounting method change. For example, if your business is changing from cash to accrual, this form is filed. Many such changes are automatic; you just notify the IRS, file the paperwork, and life…
Rank this Week: 414

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 179

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Covers maritime laws and concerns in Hawaii and Oceania. By Mark M. Murakami.

http://www.hawaiioceanlaw.com/hawaiioceanlaw/
Rank this Week: 460

Estate Planning Attorney Blog

Estate Planning Attorney Blog

Covers probate, estate planning, business formation and business law. By Deemer Law.

http://www.estateplanningattorney-blog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Where should I incorporate? (Part 1)

    Where should I incorporate? (Part 1)
    Where should I incorporate? This is a question that I am often asked, and although we can explore the legal issues as to where you should incorporate, there are non-legal issues to consider as well.  People often hear advertising…
  • Jan 22

    Do I need to update my estate plan if I am moving?

    Do I need to update my estate plan if I am moving?
    There are many things that can cause someone to move, and depending to the reasons, the method, or other decisions, it may be appropriate to update a trust or a will.  Some of the reasons for moving, may be a reason to review, for…
  • Jan 14

    How much does it cost for Probate?

    How much does it cost for Probate?
    Probate Expenses Proper estate planning can help save time, save money, and protect the privacy of an estate.  Probate expenses can have a wide variance depending on where you live and how much you have in assets.  Some states, like…
Rank this Week: 787

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jan 28

    USPTO Issues Post-Alice Abstract Idea Example

    USPTO Issues Post-Alice Abstract Idea Example
    By Michael Borella -- On January 27, the USPTO provided its promised set of examples of patent-eligible and patent-ineligible claims relating to the abstract idea exception to 35 U.S.C. § 101, in light of Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank. These…
  • Jan 27

    Myriad Throws in the Towel

    Myriad Throws in the Towel
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- In the aftermath of the Supreme Court's decision in AMP v. Myriad Genetics in 2013, Myriad (paradoxically to those either not paying attention or who over interpreted the scope of the Court's holding in its opinion)…
  • Jan 26

    House Fly Genome Sequenced

    House Fly Genome Sequenced
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The phylogenetic Order Diptera comprises the "true" flies (defined as having a single pair of wings arising from the thorax) and is first found in the fossil record in the Middle Triassic (~245 million years ago). It is…
Rank this Week: 139

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jan 28

    Drinking Just Got A Little Easier For New Zealanders Under 18

    Drinking Just Got A Little Easier For New Zealanders Under 18
    The Juice does not have a problem with parents letting an older teenager have a drink in their own home. But this New Zealand law goes way, way beyond that, and extends outside of the home. In fact, it’s not clear what the outer limits…
  • Jan 28

    The Bird Gets It If You Don’t Follow Legal Juice On Twitter And Like It On Facebook

    The Bird Gets It If You Don’t Follow Legal Juice On Twitter And Like It On Facebook
    If you don’t follow Legal Juice on Twitter (@LegalJuice), the bird gets it. And lest you feel complacent because of Mr. Wile E. Coyote’s track record, rumor has it that he is ending his longstanding relationship with Acme for…
  • Jan 27

    Not Your Typical Day At The Libaray

    Not Your Typical Day At The Libaray
    Maybe she just had the wrong public building? Trust The Juice – you won’t guess what this woman did at the library. As reported by The Hunterdon County Democrat, via nj.com: On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1617 hours, Patrol…
Rank this Week: 194

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 394

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Jan 28

    On the porous fortressing of the White House.

    On the porous fortressing of the White House.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best possible results…
  • Jan 25

    Jerame Reid- Another fatality victim of excessive force by police.

    Jerame Reid- Another fatality victim of excessive force by police.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best possible results…
  • Jan 24

    Our day of service on MLK Day 2015.

    Our day of service on MLK Day 2015.
                                 About to make fifty sandwiches. (Photo property of…
Rank this Week: 601

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • Jan 28

    Disparate Impact: Liz Goes Loony

    Disparate Impact: Liz Goes Loony
    In full-spittle mode, Lizzie Warren let the hysterics and flop-sweat fly last week in an Op-Ed piece for the Wapo, in which she warned that if the SCOTUS strikes down "disparate impact" in the context of fair lending laws, the...
  • Jan 25

    CFPB's Mini-Me

    CFPB's Mini-Me
    Melanie Brody and Anjali Garg of K&L Gates warned us last week about a new trend in perils for those who wish to provide financial services to consumers. At the end of 2014, the New York Department of Financial Services...
  • Jan 19

    Pat's Prognastication

    Pat's Prognastication
    Former community banker and occasional contributor to this blog, Pat Dalrymple, has a column in a local Colorado newspaper that contains his banking business predictions for 2015. Pat invites readers to call him out at year end if any of...
Rank this Week: 211

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 263

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Jan 28

    BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance on 31 Jan 2015

    BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance on 31 Jan 2015
    Maintenance activities are planned for the website (bioone.org) on Saturday, 31 January 2015 . Beginning at 7 am., content and services may be intermittently unavailable for up to four hours. We are sorry for the…
  • Jan 28

    Emerald Insight website maintenance on 31 Jan 2015

    Emerald Insight website maintenance on 31 Jan 2015
    There is a upcoming maintenance on Emerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday 31 January 2015, between 7 am and 11am. During this maintenance window, Emerald Insight will be unavailable…
  • Jan 25

    Try out the new training video resources and new user guide of i-law.com

    Try out the new training video resources and new user guide of i-law.com
    A new user guide in PDF format and a series of online training videos were developed by i-law.com recently to enhance your searching skills and techniques in using i-law.com e-resources anytime anywhere. Training videos focus on four areas…
Rank this Week: 201

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 671

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Jan 28

    Where can I do my DUI Jail time?

    Where can I do my DUI Jail time?
    If you have the funds and do not want to go to the downtown or MRJC in King County you can ask the Court to approve other alternative jails. (make sure to ask at sentencing hearing) These jails tend to...
  • Jan 28

    What's the maximum jail sentence on a Washington State DUI?

    What's the maximum jail sentence on a Washington State DUI?
    364 days. Unless, it is a felony (5th in 10 years). With a 1/3 off for good time - about 8 months. That is the maximum jail time a Judge can impose on you for violations of the Court's DUI...
  • Jan 27

    Is a Deferred Prosecution recorded as a conviction?

    Is a Deferred Prosecution recorded as a conviction?
    No. If you do a Deferred Prosecution for a DUI in Washington State it is not a conviction at any pont. (unlike a deferred sentence). However, the Deferred Prosecution does remain in the Court and Department of Licensing (DOL) records.
Rank this Week: 888

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jan 28

    Conference on the CISG at 35

    Conference on the CISG at 35
    Global Sales Law Conference: The CISG at 35: Challenges Today Friday, January 30, 2015 Please join us on Friday, Jan. 30 on campus at Georgetown University Law Center for the Global Sales Law Conference: The CISG at 35: Challenges Today....
  • Jan 27

    A Contract to Kill but no Intent to

    A Contract to Kill but no Intent to
    A young Norwegian man has been fined $1,300 for accepting a contract to kill without the intent to follow up on it. Yes, you read that right: all the authorities could charge this man with was contractual fraud. Another 21-year...
  • Jan 27

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 339 Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2014: Twenty-Eighth Annual Survey Symeon C. Symeonides Willamette University - College of…
Rank this Week: 542

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Jan 28

    Taxes on Settlements for Wrongful Death or Survival Actions in Bristol

    Taxes on Settlements for Wrongful Death or Survival Actions in Bristol
    Taxes on settlements for wrongful death and survivor actions differ. But before we get into the difference, it’s important to understand the differences between these two types of lawsuits. In a wrongful death lawsuit, a personal…
  • Jan 26

    Tips for Riding a Motorcycle in Winter in Bensalem

    Tips for Riding a Motorcycle in Winter in Bensalem
    Winter motorcycle riding presents a special set of unique challenges for Bensalem motorcyclists. Brisk winds, poor visibility, and snowfall all can place motorcyclists at high risk of an accident. Here are some tips for riding a motorcycle in…
  • Jan 23

    What are the recoverable damages for a pedestrian accident in Newtown?

    What are the recoverable damages for a pedestrian accident in Newtown?
    Damages for a pedestrian accident claim must cover not only the individual’s immediate medical expenses, but also any long-term medical consequences of the injury. There are several other potential pedestrian accident damages, which…
Rank this Week: 266

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    IT NEVER ENDS

    IT NEVER ENDS
    The cycle of CLE, trials, and Bench and Bar Mixers continues with another "come meet the judges y'all"  shing-ding at Pride and Joy, which is not a half-bad BBQ joint on Thursday, after work (or several hours after work for certain…
  • Jan 27

    EAT, DRINK, GET CLE AND NOW…PARK

    EAT, DRINK, GET CLE AND NOW…PARK
    TGK PARKING WOES UPDATE BELOW.You Know it. You Love it. You can't live without it. The REGJB Lunch & Learn is back for 2015! This week's topic is especially enlightening, because no matter where we go, and regardless…
  • Jan 26

    ELECTION CENTRAL: WHO'S RUNNING FOR JUDGE IN 2016

    ELECTION CENTRAL: WHO'S RUNNING FOR JUDGE IN 2016
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS ....NEW CANDIDATE FILING TODAY ......MONA LISA VITO ...........................More than once we have been referred to as the Mona Lisa Vito of reporters, when it comes to the reporting of judicial elections…
Rank this Week: 403

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Covers constitutional law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). Features legal news, cases and commentaries from Argentina, U.S. and the Americas.

http://www.saberderecho.com/
  • Jan 28

    Sobre Carlés, la nominación y el proceso de confirmación

    Sobre Carlés, la nominación y el proceso de confirmación
    CarlésEs un candidato "atípico" al que -para adelantar las conclusiones- estamos apoyando.No creo que su edad (33 años, sería el más joven desde Oyhanarte, que llegó a la Corte con 38) sea un…
  • Jan 28

    Revisión de las estadísticas de la Corte 2012-2014: arbitrariedad y planchas.

    Revisión de las estadísticas de la Corte 2012-2014: arbitrariedad y planchas.
    En este punto ya no descansamos en el informe de la semana pasada, que comentamos en el post anterior, sino en estadísticas construidas a través de la base de datos de jurisprudencia de la Corte (y, en ese sentido, son…
  • Jan 27

    Revisión de las estadísticas de la Corte Suprema 2012-2014

    Revisión de las estadísticas de la Corte Suprema 2012-2014
    La semana pasada la Corte difundió a través del CIJ (link) unas espartanas tablas estadísticas sobre los fallos del último trienio, información interesante pero difícil de decodificar sin contexto, y…
Rank this Week: 236

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Jan 28

    Age Discrim. Article Featured in Aging Today

    Age Discrim. Article Featured in Aging Today
    I am pleased that the American Society on Aging has chosen to feature my article, An Epidemic of Discrimination, about the silent epidemic of age discrimination in the workplace, on its web site and in the January/February…
  • Jan 25

    Obama Forgot to Fight Age Discrimination

    Obama Forgot to Fight Age Discrimination
    “Obama will fight job discrimination for aging employees by strengthening the Age Discrimination in Employment Act … .”  Source: Blueprint for Change (2008) I was surprised when I recently…
  • Jan 20

    Older Americans are Invisible in Obama’s Union

    Older Americans are Invisible in Obama’s Union
    President Obama forgot something in his State of the Union address – the plight of older Americans. He talked about a young couple who suffered through the recession but emerged victorious. He talked about middle class…
Rank this Week: 265

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jan 28

    Prison Reform, Relocation Discussed to Address Utah’s Prison Population

    Prison Reform, Relocation Discussed to Address Utah’s Prison Population
    As part of Utah’s ongoing attempt to address the growing prison population, input on prison reform was recently taken from experts in Texas who have also worked toward fixing the problem in their own state. Reforms have been officially…
  • Jan 26

    Drastic Increase in Utah Poaching Incidents Past Two Year

    Drastic Increase in Utah Poaching Incidents Past Two Year
    According to recent figures from state wildlife officials, poaching incidents in Utah have increased by more than 30 percent over the past two years. However, officials say these numbers may not be representative of what is actually happening…
  • Jan 21

    Iron County Prosecutors Drop Ag-gag Charges, Law Examined

    Iron County Prosecutors Drop Ag-gag Charges, Law Examined
    Four animal activists who were allegedly on private property at a hog farm in Iron County in September have been released from charges of Utah’s agricultural interference law, also known as an ag-gag law. The activists will still face…
Rank this Week: 411

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

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

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Jan 28

    The Incredible Men (TIM) Initiative featuring Grover E. Cleveland

    The Incredible Men (TIM) Initiative featuring Grover E. Cleveland
    Ms. JD launched The Incredible Men (TIM) Initiative in 2014 to celebrate men who are active champions for women’s advancement in the legal profession. These men not only value equality and diversity in the profession, but earnestly…
  • Jan 28

    Walk This Way: 20 Places to Eat and Drink Near UC Hastings’ “Campus”

    Walk This Way: 20 Places to Eat and Drink Near UC Hastings’ “Campus”
    One of the best things about UC Hastings is that San Francisco is our campus! The Tenderloin, as well as nearby thoroughfare Market Street, present a hodge-podge of no frills and semi-upscale hip restaurants great for a quick bite or a…
  • Jan 28

    Welcome to San Francisco!

    Welcome to San Francisco!
    As the Stronger Together Conference approaches, UC Hastings’ NWLSO chapter would like to share some helpful hints to make your trip more enjoyable. 1. Go to a museum. From the Exploratorium (just as much for adults as it is for kids!),…
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nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jan 28

    Unnoticed

    Unnoticed
    Another Court of Appeal disrepair judgment! I can barely contain myself. And on a fairly important issue too. So.. Edwards v Kumarasamy [2015] EWCA Civ 20 Mr Edwards rented a second floor flat from Mr Kumarasamy. Mr K was the leaseholder of…
  • Jan 24

    Just because you are paranoid…

    Just because you are paranoid…
    … doesn’t mean that they aren’t out to get you. The MoJ and Legal Aid Agency have put out a leaflet on Legal aid and “Help for people at risk of losing their home“. The trouble is that that it doesn’t…
  • Jan 24

    Qualification criteria and allocations: An outlier?

    Qualification criteria and allocations: An outlier?
    In R(Hillsden) v Epping Forest DC [2015] EWHC 98 (Admin), McCloskey J held the council’s allocation scheme valid in circumstances which, I must say, did not seem propitious to the council.  The council’s new…
Rank this Week: 674

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Jan 28

    La liste des normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire publiée sur Legifrance

    La liste des normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire publiée sur Legifrance
    Une page spéciale vient d'apparaître sur Legifrance : Normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire. Elle inclut : la référence de la norme AFNOR et le lien vers son texte intégral gratuit (mais difficilement…
  • Jan 27

    Récentes traductions de Codes français / Recent translations of a few French Code

    Récentes traductions de Codes français / Recent translations of a few French Code
    Le Juriscope, avec l'aide d'Universités étrangères, continue le travail de travail de traduction des Codes français. Trouvé récemment sur le compte Facebook de l'association Juriconnexion : Code de…
  • Jan 20

    Les avis secrets du Conseil d'Etat bientôt en ligne ?

    Les avis secrets du Conseil d'Etat bientôt en ligne ?
    Le Conseil d'Etat vient d'inaugurer sa base d'avis ConsiliaWeb . Extrait du communiqué de presse : « Dans sa fonction de conseil aux pouvoirs publics, le Conseil d'Etat rend des avis de différentes natures. Les avis du…
Rank this Week: 989

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Washington Beef Recalls 1,620 Pounds of Trim Over E. coli Concern

    Washington Beef Recalls 1,620 Pounds of Trim Over E. coli Concern
    Washington Beef, LLC, a Toppenish, Wash., establishment, is recalling 1,620 pounds of boneless  beef trim product that may be contaminated with  E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food... Continue Reading
  • Dec 11

    1 Child Dead, 4 Sickened After Consuming Raw “Bath Milk” in Australia

    1 Child Dead, 4 Sickened After Consuming Raw “Bath Milk” in Australia
    Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Dr Rosemary Lester has issued a warning about the dangers of drinking raw cow’s milk. Her warning has been prompted by five cases of gastroenteritis illness... Continue Reading
  • Dec 2

    E. coli Recall: Cargill Recalls Ground Beef From Canadian Walmart

    E. coli Recall: Cargill Recalls Ground Beef From Canadian Walmart
    Cargill Meat Solutions (Est. 700) is recalling Your Fresh Market brand ground beef products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The following products have been sold... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 84

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 857

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    What are unintended safety consequences of cutting health insurance benefits for school bus drivers?

    What are unintended safety consequences of cutting health insurance benefits for school bus drivers?
    There is a new budget proposal pending in the legislature to cut health insurance benefits for school bus drivers in Georgia. I know that state budgets are awfully hard, and that the Governor and his team mean well. No matter what Gov.…
  • Jan 19

    Georgia Jury Verdicts on a Roll in 2015

    Georgia Jury Verdicts on a Roll in 2015
    As past president of the State Bar of Georgia and a seasoned trial lawyer, I’m impressed by the recent string of jury verdicts in Georgia, two of which exceed $70 million. Several of these were won by lawyers who, like me, have attended…
  • Nov 20

    When is the fine print too fine?

    When is the fine print too fine?
    There is an old maxim that, “What big print giveth the fine print taketh away.” In a case involving a used car sale, our Georgia Supreme Court this week said, “not so fast.” To make out a claim at common law for fraud,…
Rank this Week: 259

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jan 28

    Is it true that shareholder voices on the board "can't hurt"?

    Is it true that shareholder voices on the board "can't hurt"?
    In an article on Nelson Peltz's looming proxy fight at DuPont, the WSJ observed that: The challenge for both sides now is to win over shareholders. Typically, the biggest investors reserve judgment... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jan 28

    Dennis Berman on the activist hedge funds short-term playbook

    Dennis Berman on the activist hedge funds short-term playbook
    From today's WSJ comes a must read column by Dennis Berman in which he argues that: The vast majority [of shareholder activist funds] are making similar demands of their targets, delivered with what... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jan 27

    If you're going to write about corporations as actors and don't talk about Bill Klein ....

    If you're going to write about corporations as actors and don't talk about Bill Klein ....
    So I'm perusing Do Corporations Have Religious Beliefs? (90 Ind. L.J. 47) by Jason Iuliano and on the first two pages, I read the following: Do corporations have religious beliefs? In a word, yes.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 174

Los Angeles Intellectual Property…

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Trademark Attorney Blog

Includes topics such as copyright litigation, licensing, patent litigation, TTAB, trademark applications, and trademark litigation. By Los Angeles, California intellectual property lawyer, Milord A. Keshishian.

http://www.iptrademarkattorney.com/
  • Jan 28

    Grammy Tickets, Duped Trademark Attorney, Cash, And Trademark Infringement

    Grammy Tickets, Duped Trademark Attorney, Cash, And Trademark Infringement
    This is not your ordinary trademark infringement case. It involves Grammy Awards ceremony tickets, allegedly sold by now ex-Recording Academy member and trademark attorney – Matthew Blakely – to alleged swindler and trademark infringer…
  • Jan 26

    Sam Smith To Pay Tom Petty Copyright Royalties For "Stay With Me" Song

    Sam Smith To Pay Tom Petty Copyright Royalties For "Stay With Me" Song
    Sam Smith's hit song "Stay With Me" was reportedly the subject of a copyright dispute with Tom Petty claiming that it infringed his "I Won't Back Down" hit song. Here's a third party's analysis and comparison of the two…
  • Jul 15

    Karaoke Bar Fight! Elohim EPF & Ratt Sue Numerous Bars For Copyright Infringement

    Karaoke Bar Fight! Elohim EPF & Ratt Sue Numerous Bars For Copyright Infringement
    The U.S. music sub-publisher of Korean music publishers has filed copyright infringement lawsuits against several karaoke bars in Los Angeles and Korea town. I’m not sure how popular the 80’s glam-metal-hair-band Ratt is in Korean karaoke…
Rank this Week: 726

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    PTAB picks broadest definition of "secured" among those offered by Examiner and Applicant

    PTAB picks broadest definition of "secured" among those offered by Examiner and Applicant
    Takeaway: In an ex parte reexamination of a patent on a rolling tool cabinet, both the Applicant and the Examiner made extensive use of dictionary definitions to interpret the claim term "secured." The Applicant asserted the prior art…
  • Jan 26

    Taking allowable subject matter during the appeal proce

    Taking allowable subject matter during the appeal proce
    At any time during appeal, an Applicant with an indication of allowable subject matter can accept the allowable subject matter and back out of the appeal. To do this, the Applicant should file an Amendment under § 41.33 that rewrites the…
  • Jan 23

    Taking allowable subject matter during the appeal proce

    Taking allowable subject matter during the appeal proce
    The Applicant in Ex parte Riley (PTAB 2014) went to appeal in 2012 with all claims rejected. In the Appeal Brief, the Applicant argued each of the three independent claims, as well as dependent claims 3, 4, 10, 15, 16-17, and 20. The Examiner…
Rank this Week: 270

Sacramento Injury Attorney Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Sacramento and Stockton worker's compensation, personal injury and auto accident topics. By Law Office of Frederick J. Sette.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Sacramento Injury Lawyers consider Truck Accident Data

    Sacramento Injury Lawyers consider Truck Accident Data
    Major freeways lace around and through Sacramento. Our injury lawyers at Sette law want to draw attention to trucking accidents that are a tragic byproduct of being part of a major interstate highway system. Our Sacramento accident attorneys…
  • Dec 23

    Sacramento Wrongful Death Lawyers advocate for Justice

    Sacramento Wrongful Death Lawyers advocate for Justice
    From working on behalf of families who have lost a loved one due to the fault of others, our Sacramento wrongful death attorneys know how difficult and devastating this kind of death can be. For many people the emotional healing process has…
  • Nov 21

    Dealing with a Car Accident in Sacramento

    Dealing with a Car Accident in Sacramento
    Personal injury attorneys with Sette Law frequently work with victims of car accidents in Sacramento. Accident lawyers deal with the outcome of missteps on the part of injured victims in the immediate aftermath of the accident – a…
Rank this Week: 769

Trademark Blog of the Trademark…

Trademark Blog of the Trademark Lawyer's Mind

Discusses issues in intellectual property law and litigation. By Michael Cohen.

http://patentlawip.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    Alice is Harsh - Understanding Alice Corp for Patent Ineligible Subject Matter

    Alice is Harsh - Understanding Alice Corp for Patent Ineligible Subject Matter
    The US Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, which came down last June elaborated on patent ineligible subject matter, particularly as it applies to software patents.  But the scope of these 101 type rejections has…
  • Nov 3

    SEMA 2014 Las Vega

    SEMA 2014 Las Vega
    Cohen IP Law Group will be attending SEMA 2014 in Las Vegas.  SEMA is the number one annual convention of automotive specialty products.  If you will be there, let us know!SEMA Los Angeles Trademark Lawyer
  • Oct 10

    Hershey Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Marijuana Edible Company

    Hershey Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Marijuana Edible Company
    This past June, Hershey filed a lawsuit in Colorado Federal Court against TinctureBell, LLC and TinctureBelle Marijuanka LLC- two companies that marketed cannabis-laced chocolate bars that were allegedly packaged to look like Hershey…
Rank this Week: 744

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Jan 28

    Mind Your Ps and Q

    Mind Your Ps and Q
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently ruled that the documents we attorneys sign will be interpreted based on their plain meaning, even if it's plain we didn't mean what we wrote. The case has nothing to do with…
  • Jan 27

    Malicious Prosecution Claims in a Post-Rehberg World

    Malicious Prosecution Claims in a Post-Rehberg World
    Courtesty of http://www.probono.netA decision civil rights lawyers have been waiting on, at least in the Second Circuit's jurisdiction where I practice, since the Supreme Court granted police officers civil immunity for lying to grand…
  • Jan 19

    Marching on Montgomery

    Marching on Montgomery
    Almost 50 years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr., participated in a historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, to call attention to the ongoing fierce opposition to black voter registration, despite the Civil Rights Act passed in 1964.My…
Rank this Week: 255

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Jan 28

    It can be counterproductive to fight grounds in termination of parental rights case

    It can be counterproductive to fight grounds in termination of parental rights case
    A party bringing a termination of parental rights (TPR) case must prove, by clear and convincing evidence, both a statutory ground under S.C. Code § 63-7-2570 to terminate parental rights and that such termination is in the best…
  • Jan 26

    Should one execute a formal agreement at the conclusion of mediation?

    Should one execute a formal agreement at the conclusion of mediation?
    A frequent debate among my family law colleagues is whether one should have one’s client execute a formal agreement before concluding mediation if one has reached an agreement-in-principal during mediation. There’s no right answer…
  • Jan 24

    How mediators and attorneys can make mediation more productive

    How mediators and attorneys can make mediation more productive
    For attorneys and their clients there’s often much unproductive time during mediation. When the mediator is meeting with the opposing party, the attorney and client are often merely waiting to react to the next offer, and little…
Rank this Week: 645

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

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

http://techliberation.com
  • Jan 28

    DRM for Drones Will Fail

    DRM for Drones Will Fail
    I suppose it was inevitable that the DRM wars would come to the world of drones. Reporting for the Wall Street Journal today, Jack Nicas notes that: In response to the drone crash at the White House this week, the Chinese maker of the device…
  • Jan 28

    Some Initial Thoughts on the FTC Internet of Things Report

    Some Initial Thoughts on the FTC Internet of Things Report
    Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its long-awaited report on “The Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World.” The 55-page report is the result of a lengthy staff exploration of the issue,…
  • Jan 27

    Television is competitive. Congress should end mass media industrial policy.

    Television is competitive. Congress should end mass media industrial policy.
    Congress is considering reforming television laws and solicited comment from the public last month. On Friday, I submitted a letter encouraging the reform effort. I attached the paper Adam and I wrote last year about the current state of…
Rank this Week: 602

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jan 28

    Nicole Porter Scholarship Now Available on SSRN

    Nicole Porter Scholarship Now Available on SSRN
    I have just learned that friend-of-blog and employment law scholar/expert Nicole Porter (Toledo) has just uploaded a significant amount of her wonderful scholarship on SSRN. I am sure that most of our readers are familiar with Nicole's…
  • Jan 28

    Thirteenth Annual Biagi Conference

    Thirteenth Annual Biagi Conference
    The Thirteenth International Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi will take place on March 19 – 20, 2015. This year’s conference theme is “Employment Relations and Transformation of the Enterprise in the Global…
  • Jan 27

    S'now Joke: You are Fired for "Bad Weather"

    S'now Joke: You are Fired for "Bad Weather"
    Many of you in the Northeast may be snowed in or facing hazardous travel conditions (we here in South Carolina typically don't have to worry about that). So if you are enjoying a Snow day off, you might contemplate whether...
Rank this Week: 111