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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/
  • Jul 31

    Have you ever considered what your retirement income will look like?

    Have you ever considered what your retirement income will look like?
    Saving for retirement is always a hot topic in the Estates and Trusts bar and it should really be a hot topic with anyone over the working age. There was an interesting article yesterday in the Globe and Mail about our “blind”…
  • Jul 30

    Judge Decides the Sale of the L.A. Clipper

    Judge Decides the Sale of the L.A. Clipper
    In the latest high profile trust dispute to hit the courts, the Los Angeles County Superior Court has ruled in favour of Rochelle “Shelley” Sterling thereby giving her the authority to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve…
  • Jul 30

    Hull on Estates #385 – Mroz v. Mroz, 2014

    Hull on Estates #385 – Mroz v. Mroz, 2014
    Listen to Hull on Estates #385 – Mroz v. Mroz, 2014 Today on Hull on Estates, David Morgan Smith and Noah Weisberg discuss the recent decision of Mroz v. Mroz, 2014. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com,…
Rank this Week: 223

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Jul 31

    USA v. Microsoft: what the decision does and doesn't mean

    USA v. Microsoft: what the decision does and doesn't mean
    Somehow we went from mild interest in December when Microsoft challenged a search warrant over user data stored in Ireland to some kind of frenzy today when Chief US District Judge Loretta Preska ruled in the government’s favor.  I…
  • Jul 31

    UK Parliament's Committee Labelled the "Right to be Forgotten" as Misguided and Unworkable

    UK Parliament's Committee Labelled the "Right to be Forgotten" as Misguided and Unworkable
    The European Union Committee of the UK Parliament released a report on the implications of the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) recent Google Spain decision: "EU Data Protection Law: a 'Right to be Forgotten'?". The Committee came…
  • Jul 30

    Australian Government's Leaked Proposal to Force ISPs to Monitor Copyright Infringement

    Australian Government's Leaked Proposal to Force ISPs to Monitor Copyright Infringement
    A discussion paper from the Australian Government titled "Online Copyright Infringement" leaked a few days ago. The paper included proposals to amend Australian copyright law and force ISPs to monitor copyright infringment. Under the…
Rank this Week: 884

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jul 31

    Berkeley Memorial to Dan Markel

    Berkeley Memorial to Dan Markel
    Yesterday, a few of us got together in Berkeley to remember Dan and share stories about how he touched our lives. Some of us knew him from the Harvard days and some of us later, as a professor, a thinker, and mostly--an amazing organizer and…
  • Jul 31

    SEALS

    SEALS
    For everyone headed to SEALS on Amelia Island beginning Friday, a reminder of two upcoming events (in addition to everything on the Program): The first MarkelFest!, co-sponsored by PrawfsBlawg and CoOp, on Saturday, August 2, from 8:30-? in…
  • Jul 28

    Bay Area Memorial

    Bay Area Memorial
    Jonathan Simon, Malcolm Feeley, and Ashley Rubin have organized a small Bay Area gathering for Dan's friends at 4:30 p.m., this Wednesday, July 30, at Berkeley Law. You can email Jonathan (jsimon@law.berkeley.edu) or Malcolm…
Rank this Week: 16

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 640

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Jul 31

    In the new

    In the new
    Microsoft updated its Word, Excel and PowerPoint iPad apps yesterday. My favorite new feature is that you can now export to PDF directly from the apps; when you email a document, the app asks whether you want to do so...
  • Jul 29

    Review: Lumsing Harmonica Style Power Bank -- external battery for iPhone, iPad

    Review: Lumsing Harmonica Style Power Bank -- external battery for iPhone, iPad
    When you are away from the office for an extended time, it is often useful to have a portable battery with you. And nowadays, when many of us have both an iPhone and an iPad, it is even more useful...
  • Jul 27

    Review: Presentations by David Sparks -- Keynote manual and speaking tip

    Review: Presentations by David Sparks -- Keynote manual and speaking tip
    Most lawyers that I know give presentations from time to time, whether they be formal opening statements or closing arguments to a jury, teaching a CLE, client presentations or even just running a small meeting. Considering this, you would…
Rank this Week: 830

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: 157

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Jul 31

    Are Law Firms at an eDiscovery "Watershed"? - eDiscovery Trend

    Are Law Firms at an eDiscovery "Watershed"? - eDiscovery Trend
    As reported by Sean Doherty of Law Technology News (Survey: Law Firms Are at E-Discovery 'Watershed'), according to a survey released on July 22, sponsored by RVM Enterprises Inc. and conducted by Ari Kaplan Advisors, law firms are at a…
  • Jul 30

    eDiscovery Throwback Thursdays - Collecting Document

    eDiscovery Throwback Thursdays - Collecting Document
    In 1978, I took my first job in litigation, with the law department of a Fortune 100 corporation headquartered in New York City. I was one of a team assembled to collect responsive documents to be produced in a major antitrust litigation. The…
  • Jul 29

    Texas Supreme Court Reverses Spoliation Ruling, Remands Case for New Trial - eDiscovery Case Law

    Texas Supreme Court Reverses Spoliation Ruling, Remands Case for New Trial - eDiscovery Case Law
    In Brookshire Bros., Ltd. v. Aldridge, the Supreme Court of Texas determined “that imposition of the severe sanction of a spoliation instruction was an abuse of discretion” in the trial court, reversed the court of appeals'…
Rank this Week: 264

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jul 31

    Esposo que amenazó con rasurar la cabeza de su esposa, condenado

    Esposo que amenazó con rasurar la cabeza de su esposa, condenado
    Una corte de menor cuantía en Dubái condenó a un hombre, nacional de Emiratos Árabes Unidos, por enviar varios mensajes amenazantes a su esposa a su teléfono celular, en uno de los cuales decía que le…
  • Jul 31

    CIDH falla en contra de Chile por caso de mapuche

    CIDH falla en contra de Chile por caso de mapuche
    Esta semana la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, CIDH, falló a favor de un grupo de personas de la etnia mapuche y en contra del estado de Chile por haber procesado a estas personas bajo la ley antiterrorista, violando los…
  • Jul 31

    Se pospone juicio contra hijo del expresidente de Senegal

    Se pospone juicio contra hijo del expresidente de Senegal
    El jueves de esta semana dio inicio en Dakar, Senegal, el esperado juicio en contra de Karim Wade, hijo de Abdoulaye Wade, presidente de ese país de 2000 a 2012, por enriquecimiento ilícito y peculado. Sin embargo tras escasos…
Rank this Week: 121

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: 177

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Are We Seeing the Start of a Nationwide Listeria Outbreak?

    Are We Seeing the Start of a Nationwide Listeria Outbreak?
    In the last week of August of 2006, I got three emails and a few phone calls from families who were suffering from E. coli O157:H7.  Some of them thought... Continue Reading
  • Jul 31

    It’s a good day to be Salmonella

    It’s a good day to be Salmonella
    Less so if you are 1 of the 1.4M Americans sickened by Salmonella yearly in the United States. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) posted on its... Continue Reading
  • Jul 31

    CDC: Foster Farms Salmonella Chicken Outbreak Appears Over

    CDC: Foster Farms Salmonella Chicken Outbreak Appears Over
    The CDC announced today a total of 634 persons infected with seven outbreak strains of Salmonella Heidelberg were reported from 29 states and Puerto Rico from March 1, 2013 to... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 23

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By John B. Mesirow.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jul 31

    Yup. Definitely Time For Some Sensitivity Training.

    Yup. Definitely Time For Some Sensitivity Training.
    Please, tell The Juice that this Connecticut legislator did not just push the button to talk and say that. Alas, he did. As reported by the The New London Day: State Rep. Ernest Hewett, D-New London, was removed from his post as deputy…
  • Jul 30

    Oh, So You Think You Can Mess With My Trust Just Because I’m Dead?

    Oh, So You Think You Can Mess With My Trust Just Because I’m Dead?
    So back in 1996, this couple in Arkansas set up a Trust. The beneficiaries were his 3 kids and her 3 nieces. Simple enough. Well, after Robert died, guess what Robena did? Kids? What kids? She amended the trust to exclude her deceased…
  • Jul 29

    Drawing Attention To Yourself? Not A Good Idea.

    Drawing Attention To Yourself? Not A Good Idea.
    Working on your knife-throwing in a public area is not a good idea under normal circumstances.  How about under these circumstances, as reported by kval.com (Eugene, Oregon): Police responded to the commercial district near NW 9th Street…
Rank this Week: 171

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Jul 31

    Gaza, and why I did not emigrate to Israel.

    Gaza, and why I did not emigrate to Israel.
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases.…
  • Jul 30

    Prosecutors must NOT tell or even hint at cops and other witnesses not to talk with defense lawyers.

    Prosecutors must NOT tell or even hint at cops and other witnesses not to talk with defense lawyers.
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases.…
  • Jul 28

    More on the power of positive energy

    More on the power of positive energy
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases. http://katzjustice.com  I do not take…
Rank this Week: 462

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    L'invention de la semaine

    L'invention de la semaine
    Un dispositif fort utile pour coller les timbres sur les enveloppes. Brevet US4300473
  • Jul 29

    Formation epi-CEIPI

    Formation epi-CEIPI
    Chaque année, le CEIPI organise en collaboration avec l’epi une formation en droit européen des brevets, appelée « formation de base », dans un grand nombre de villes européennes, et notamment…
  • Jul 27

    T1635/10 : modifications manuscrites en recour

    T1635/10 : modifications manuscrites en recour
    Rappel: l'ancien service d'abonnement par courriel n'est plus en service. Si vous souhaitez continuer à être informés par courriel de la publication de nouveaux articles, veuillez entrer votre adresse électronique…
Rank this Week: 284

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
  • Jul 31

    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014

    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014
    Starting August 4, the websites of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com will begin migrating to another platform. This migration process may take a few days to complete and the site will be unavailable during this time. The…
  • Jul 31

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source
    Feature Turkey’s Evolving Migration Identity Turkey’s migration identity has shifted from being principally a country of emigration and transit to becoming a destination for immigrants and people fleeing conflict. In response,…
  • Jul 27

    Emerald migration in August

    Emerald migration in August
    In August 2014, Emerald will migrate its research content to Atypon’s Literatum. Content will remain accessible via and Emerald (http://library.hku.hk/record=b1812913) and Emerald Management First (http://library.hku.hk/record=b4859116)…
Rank this Week: 104

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jul 31

    Court Report -- Part III

    Court Report -- Part III
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Fresenius Kabi USA LLC 1:14-cv-00914; filed July 11, 2014 in the District Court of Delaware…
  • Jul 30

    In re Patel (Fed Cir 2014)

    In re Patel (Fed Cir 2014)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Supreme Court has made a sport of reversing the Federal Circuit over the past decade or so, and other than reserved (and sometimes not so reserved) statements by members of the lower court, the Federal Circuit has…
  • Jul 29

    Court Report -- Part II

    Court Report -- Part II
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Acorda Therapeutics Inc. v. Actavis Laboratories FL Inc. 1:14-cv-00882; filed July 7, 2014 in the District Court of Delaware…
Rank this Week: 220

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Health care subsidies issue rushed to Court

    Health care subsidies issue rushed to Court
    Nine days after two federal appeals courts reached opposite rulings on a major new threat to the federal health care law, challengers pursuing that threat rushed to the Supreme Court on Thursday with a plea to step in and settle the dispute…
  • Jul 31

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Goins v. Lazaroff 13-1517 Issue: Whether an aggregate prison term imposed on a juvenile for non-homicide offenses that does not permit release before 100 years of age constitutes a sentence of life…
  • Jul 31

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Katie Couric

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Katie Couric
    In an exclusive interview, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about everything from retirement to her jabots and the Court’s recent decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.  Links…
Rank this Week: 12

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Jul 31

    Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Case Filed Against WTC Contractor

    Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Case Filed Against WTC Contractor
    U.S. prosecutors have charged the chief executive of DCM Erectors Inc., Larry Davis with conspiracy and wire fraud. Two others who are allegedly co-conspirators have pleaded guilty to charges which are very similar and according to the…
  • Jul 31

    Wisconsin's Act 10 Here to Stay

    Wisconsin's Act 10 Here to Stay
    Earlier today the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a 5-2 ruling which stated Governor Scott WAlker's signature policy is constitutional. The law was initially passed in 2011 but it angered a lot of people and the governor was made to stand for…
  • Jul 31

    Wisconsin: High Court Supports Law Halting Employer-Worker Bargaining

    Wisconsin: High Court Supports Law Halting Employer-Worker Bargaining
    The highest court in Wisconsin maintained a law, which ended a majority of collective bargaining right for government workers in the state. This was a major blow for public unions who have been hindered to overturn a measure backed by…
Rank this Week: 892

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    EPA extends biofuel compliance deadline

    EPA extends biofuel compliance deadline
    The EPA continues to tread water on biofuels.from Reuters:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday [July 31, 2014] extended for a third time the deadline for refiners to show compliance with 2013 federal biofuel use targets, a…
  • Jul 31

    Plagiarism charge hampers Walsh's campaign in Montana

    Plagiarism charge hampers Walsh's campaign in Montana
    Glenn Poshard had already lost his race in Illinois when plagiarism charges were brought against him.John Walsh, D-Montana, is not so lucky.from the Hill:Walsh apparently copied more than a quarter of his paper from other sources without…
  • Jul 31

    John Whealan quoted in Washington Post

    John Whealan quoted in Washington Post
    From the Washington Post:The tech community, adds George Washington University professor John Whealan, himself a deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law at the USPTO from 2001-2008, "has, with all due respect, become an…
Rank this Week: 82

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

Covers legal technology, technology law and other musings. By Dennis Kennedy.

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    The Productization of Legal Services – My New Article

    The Productization of Legal Services – My New Article
    The July/August issue of Law Practice magazine is now out, the theme is “Big Ideas,” and one of the big ideas included in the issue is covered in an article I wrote. In “Link to article,” I dive into the ways that…
  • Jun 24

    GC Research Club Interview about Legal Technology

    GC Research Club Interview about Legal Technology
    William Barns Graham at the GC Research Club interviewed me a while back about technology as it relates to in-house counsel, some of my uses of technology, collaboration and other topics. The interview originally ran in two parts, but has…
  • May 29

    Presentation Tips for Legal Professionals: A Podcast Serie

    Presentation Tips for Legal Professionals: A Podcast Serie
    I’ve done a number of presentations lately in all sorts of formats – solo, duo, panels and webcasts. For the Kennedy-Mighell Report podcast on the Legal Talk Network, Tom and I decided to record an episode in which we shared some…
Rank this Week: 824

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Why Summertime in Hollywood and Florida Can Mean a Greater Risk of Car Crashes – And What You Can Do About It

    Why Summertime in Hollywood and Florida Can Mean a Greater Risk of Car Crashes – And What You Can Do About It
    There are many reasons why summertime can mean a greater risk of motor vehicle accidents in Hollywood and Florida: More traffic due to summer trips, tourists, and teens being out of school Summer construction and road work projects can wreak…
  • Jul 29

    Florida Has Changed Its Car Seat Law

    Florida Has Changed Its Car Seat Law
    A recent Florida law passed by Gov. Rick Scott will require parents to use a car seat for their children until the child reaches the age of five. Previously, parents were allowed to use seat belts for children once they turned four, even…
  • Jul 24

    Why The Mind Can Be One of the Leading Causes of Car Crashes in Hollywood and Other Florida Citie

    Why The Mind Can Be One of the Leading Causes of Car Crashes in Hollywood and Other Florida Citie
    Drivers are often told about the dangers of external distractions. We all known that cell phones and distracted drivers in Hollywood and Florida lead to collisions. And we are all told that drunk driving in Hollywood and other communities…
Rank this Week: 786

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Jul 31

    Obama Will Be Disgraced, Not Impeached

    Obama Will Be Disgraced, Not Impeached
    This incident should inform the general Republican Party response to any executive action on amnesty and the Left’s other passive-aggressive attempts to divert attention away from the failures of their unpopular, discredited president.…
  • Jul 31

    None Dare Call It Impeachment - NYTimes.com

    None Dare Call It Impeachment - NYTimes.com
    The possibility of actual impeachment is not something that keeps Barack Obama up at night. Modern history suggests there’s nothing Congress could do that the American public would hate more. Yet impeachment talk has been bounding…
  • Jul 31

    Argentina Default Imminent as Talks Collapse - WSJ

    Argentina Default Imminent as Talks Collapse - WSJ
    Argentina teetered on the brink of its second default in 13 years after talks with bondholders collapsed late Wednesday. via online.wsj.com
Rank this Week: 206

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 831

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/
  • Jul 31

    Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending August 1, 2014

    Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending August 1, 2014
    The recent Supreme Court term brought Justice Ginsburg much deserved fanfare from women nationwide.  So, what happens when you invite one of the most beloved Supreme Court Justices to your wedding?  Take a look at how Justice…
  • Jul 31

    Pre-Law Launch

    Pre-Law Launch
    With the launch of Ms. JD's Prelaw Prep Guide earlier this summer, Ms. JD recognizes that the pipeline of women in the legal profession stretches back beyond law school. As undergraduate and young professional women face…
  • Jul 28

    Key Tips for Writing the Law School Resume

    Key Tips for Writing the Law School Resume
    Turning in a boring, generic resume with your law school application will do nothing to improve your chances for admission. But show admissions officers a well-written, concise and engaging resume, and they will not only be impressed, they…
Rank this Week: 197

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    RUMPOLE AT REST....

    RUMPOLE AT REST....
    ... Because life is too short not to travelto drink bad wineto not follow your dreamsto eat bad foodto associate with bad peopleto represent pain-in-the-butt clientsto tangle with clueless judgesto not read great booksto not see great…
  • Jul 30

    ANOTHER THOUGHTFUL JUDGE

    ANOTHER THOUGHTFUL JUDGE
    Longtime and careful readers of this blog know the high regard in which we hold US District Court Judge John Gleeson (EDNY). And Judge Gleeson again proves that humanity and common sense belong in the justice system. In Judge Gleeson's…
  • Jul 28

    A JUDGE SPEAKS

    A JUDGE SPEAKS
    Every now and then the system works. A wise and experienced and successful individual runs for judge not because s/he needs a steady paycheck and a decent retirement, but because they want to give back to this community and hopefully…
Rank this Week: 146

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Husband and Wife Jailed for Obtaining 10 Fraudulent Mortgage

    Husband and Wife Jailed for Obtaining 10 Fraudulent Mortgage
    Linda Yarleque, 44, and Fabio Moreno Vargas, 47, Bergen County, New Jersey, husband and wife, were both sentenced to prison for lying about their employment, income, and other financial information in order to fraudulently obtain millions in…
  • Jul 31

    Final Mortgage Fraud Defendants Sent to Prison for Straw Buyer Scam

    Final Mortgage Fraud Defendants Sent to Prison for Straw Buyer Scam
    Din Chaney, 36, and Lisa Lipton, 50, the final two defendants charged for their roles in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme operating in the Houston, Texas area have been ordered to prison. Chaney and Lipton admitted to…
  • Jul 31

    Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Lender

    Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Lender
    Paulynn Wright, 42, Knoxville, Tennessee, pleaded guilty on July 29, 2014, in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Knoxville, to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Wright admitted conspiring to obtain a mortgage loan by…
Rank this Week: 4

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jul 31

    Guilty Plea In One Of the Largest, Longest Running Tax Fraud Schemes Ever

    Guilty Plea In One Of the Largest, Longest Running Tax Fraud Schemes Ever
    A 29 year old New Jersey woman today pleaded guilty for her part in a scheme to steal nearly $65 million in bogus tax refunds. Elian Matlovsky admitted her part in a scheme that used stolen Social Security numbers and purchased mail routes to…
  • Jul 28

    Charles Barkley Offers To Pay Funeral Costs For Youngest Carjacking Victim

    Charles Barkley Offers To Pay Funeral Costs For Youngest Carjacking Victim
    Over the weekend, carjackers crashed a stolen SUV into a crowd in Philadelphia, killing three young children. As the city searched for those responsible, former NBA star Charles Barkley stepped forward and asked to help.
  • Jul 28

    Spanish Court Moving Forward With Messi Tax Evasion Case

    Spanish Court Moving Forward With Messi Tax Evasion Case
    Lionel Messi may have won over fans with his impressive performance in the World Cup but he has yet to win over the Spanish courts. Despite allegedly settling up his tax debts, Messi will be prosecuted on tax evasion charges.
Rank this Week: 158

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Jul 31

    49ers Quarterback Obtained Copyright Waivers for Video Game

    49ers Quarterback Obtained Copyright Waivers for Video Game
    IPNews® - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick obtained the copyright waivers from two tattoo artists who designed and inked the tattoos on his biceps. The arm tattoos will be on display in Kaepernick's digital avatar in the…
  • Jul 21

    San Diego State Seeks "I Believe That We Will Win" Trademark

    San Diego State Seeks "I Believe That We Will Win" Trademark
    IPNews® - San Diego State University has set out to trademark the chant "I believe that we will win!" which was recently popularized by the U.S. soccer team during the World Cup. San Diego State University's basketball team has been using…
  • Jul 14

    Lenovo Files Patent for Wearable Technology Similar to Google Gla

    Lenovo Files Patent for Wearable Technology Similar to Google Gla
    IPNews® - Chinese tech giant Lenovo might have a plan to compete with Google Glass in the wearable technology market. Lenovo has filed a U.S. patent for a device that looks like Google Glass, featuring an audio and video recorder and…
Rank this Week: 439

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
Rank this Week: 219

Patents Post-Grant

Patents Post-Grant

Provides insight and commentary on patent post-grant options. By Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP.

http://www.patentspostgrant.com
Rank this Week: 621

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Jul 31

    Board’s GC takes on the big one: Is McDonald’s a joint employer?

    Board’s GC takes on the big one: Is McDonald’s a joint employer?
    The NLRB stirred a hornet’s nest on Tuesday when its Office of the General Counsel announced that McDonald’s will be named as a joint employer respondent with regard to any unresolved charges against its franchisees stemming from…
  • Jul 31

    Union’s hardball tactics in hotel dispute crossed the line into secondary boycott

    Union’s hardball tactics in hotel dispute crossed the line into secondary boycott
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. A union’s strategy of targeting organizations that had made arrangements to reserve large blocks of rooms or spaces with a hotel in the hopes that they would cancel their plans may have crossed the line into…
  • Jul 31

    California’s truck driver misclassification lawsuit not preempted by federal law

    California’s truck driver misclassification lawsuit not preempted by federal law
    By Lisa Milam-Perez, J.D. The FAA Authorization Act does not preempt California’s UCL claims against a trucking company that allegedly misclassified its drivers as independent contractors, a unanimous California Supreme Court has ruled.…
Rank this Week: 257

The Gavel

The Gavel

Features legal and library news. By the Oklahoma City University Law Library.

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Jul 31

    The Rotten World of Legal Citation

    The Rotten World of Legal Citation
    In the past few years, the issue of link rot has become a growing concern in relation to broken links in legal citations, most notably in U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Two articles that discuss this problem in detail are:Raizel… Read…
  • Jul 23

    Examining superheroes & the law as Batman turns 75

    Examining superheroes & the law as Batman turns 75
    DC Entertainment has named July 23 “Batman Day” and this year he turns 75. In honor of this, we’re highlighting some of the resources where you can learn about the legal issues and lawyers in the worlds of superheroes:Law…
  • Jul 23

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day
    2015-2016 Bristow Fellowship Program US Department of Justice (Washington, DC) Office of the Solicitor GeneralFor program details and application procedures, 3L/4L students and recent graduates may log into Symplicity and query the Job…
Rank this Week: 782

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    How to Get Amazing Attention for Your Firm on Social Media

    How to Get Amazing Attention for Your Firm on Social Media
    Human beings are wired for loving the spotlight.  When you post something on social media and no one comments or likes, it feels almost like a personal rejection.  And when you’re posting to get attention for your business and…
  • Jul 30

    3 Ways to Build Client Loyalty and Referral

    3 Ways to Build Client Loyalty and Referral
    A recent poll by digital business solutions provider Huzzah Media found that 80% of small businesses report the two top sources of revenue are repeat customers and word-of-mouth referrals.  Now that we are in the age of social media,…
  • Jul 29

    5 Copywriting Techniques That Will Grow Your Email List

    5 Copywriting Techniques That Will Grow Your Email List
    I am a big believer in contrarian marketing and there’s one guy I’ve become interested in listening to when it comes to building up email subscribers.  His name is Ramsay Taplin and he writes over at The Blog…
Rank this Week: 222

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
  • Jul 31

    FDA Issues Final Guidance on Evaluating Substantial Equivalence

    FDA Issues Final Guidance on Evaluating Substantial Equivalence
    By Alysson B. Mullen — On July 28, 2014, FDA issued the final guidance document “The 510(k) Program: Evaluating Substantial Equivalence in Premarket Notifications [510(k)].” The draft of this guidance was issued on December 27, 2011…
  • Jul 30

    “Pedigree Nouveau” Must Be Uncorked January 1

    “Pedigree Nouveau” Must Be Uncorked January 1
    By Douglas B. Farquhar – While Wikipedia tells us that this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau will best be consumed during a flexible time period beginning November 21, drug manufacturers and drug wholesalers should be warned that there is less…
  • Jul 30

    ACI’s 23rd FDA Boot Camp

    ACI’s 23rd FDA Boot Camp
    The American Conference Institute’s popular FDA Boot Camp, now in its 23rd iteration, is slated to take place at the Omni Parker House Boston in Boston, MA from Thursday, September 18 to Friday, September 19, 2014. The conference is…
Rank this Week: 401

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Whistleblower Gets $400,000

    Whistleblower Gets $400,000
    A Whistleblower who reported a fraud to the SEC after the company failed to address the issue internally has been given $400,000 for his efforts as part of the SEC's whistleblower program.That program rewards high-quality, original…
  • Jul 31

    SEC Charges Smith & Wesson With FCPA Violation

    SEC Charges Smith & Wesson With FCPA Violation
    Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation has been charged with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) when employees and representatives of the U.S.-based parent company authorized and made improper payments to foreign officials…
  • Jul 30

    SEC Charges Florida-Based Transfer Agent and Owner with Defrauding Investor

    SEC Charges Florida-Based Transfer Agent and Owner with Defrauding Investor
    The SEC announced it has charged a Florida-based transfer agent and its owner with defrauding investors by using aggressive boiler room tactics to peddle worthless securities with promises of high returns or discounted prices. Transfer…
Rank this Week: 735

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/
  • Jul 31

    Lawmakers hesitant to act despite rise in truck accident

    Lawmakers hesitant to act despite rise in truck accident
    Did you know that more than 100,000 people are injured in truck accidents across the nation each year? According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, truck accidents are common occurrences, happening at an average rate of…
  • Jul 25

    Walmart faces lawsuit from celebrity injured in truck crash

    Walmart faces lawsuit from celebrity injured in truck crash
    Motor vehicle accidents happen in every state across the nation. And while some only get reported in local papers, some garner national attention. Sometimes this is because a celebrity or famous person was involved in the crash, while in…
  • Jul 21

    Erie Injury Lawyers: You'll Always Get First Class Treatment

    Erie Injury Lawyers: You'll Always Get First Class Treatment
    Our Erie injury law blog is mostly populated with stories about Pennsylvania accident, injury and medical malpractice legal topics, as it should be.  But sometimes we venture off topic.  This off-topic rant is inspired by my…
Rank this Week: 740

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Provides news and commentary on the legal developments in the secondary insurance market, with an emphasis on the secondary market's impact upon the insurance industry. By Katherine Scanlon and Peter Vodola.

http://secondaryinsurancemarketblog.com/recent-posts/
  • Jul 31

    Court: Transfer Is Not Fair, Reasonable, Or In Payee’s Best Interest:

    Court: Transfer Is Not Fair, Reasonable, Or In Payee’s Best Interest:
    New York courts have issued many opinions in matters involving structured settlement factoring transactions.  A search of legal databases reveals many decisions from New York judges rejecting such proposed transactions, on the…
  • Jul 30

    ACLI Warns Against Delaware STOLI Legislation

    ACLI Warns Against Delaware STOLI Legislation
    “Legislation Encourages Financial Fraud Against Delaware Senior Citizens.” That’s how the American Council of Life Insurers described a Delaware bill that, according to the ACLI, “would create an incentive for…
  • Jul 30

    Another Kind of Forged Order Leads to Iowa Woman’s Guilty Plea

    Another Kind of Forged Order Leads to Iowa Woman’s Guilty Plea
    As readers of Secondary Insurance Market Blog are aware, courts in New York state have been dealing with situations where court orders have been fabricated, and judges’ signatures forged. Some were led by those forged orders to…
Rank this Week: 1000

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

By Beach-Oswald Immigration Law Associates, PC.

http://lawblog.boilapc.com/
  • Jul 31

    Countries of Particular Concern

    Countries of Particular Concern
    In its 15th annual report, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) recommends that the Countries of Particular Concern (CPC) list, which tracks and monitors countries with severe violations of religious…
  • Jul 28

    Leon Rodriguez to Become New Head of USCIS

    Leon Rodriguez to Become New Head of USCIS
    The US Senate, on Tuesday, June 24, confirmed Leon Rodriguez as the next Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The director is responsible for administering and processing asylum and refugee applications,…
  • Jul 21

    Two Years Later: The Impact of DACA

    Two Years Later: The Impact of DACA
    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program is an Obama Administration initiative implemented to extend rights and benefits to the growing number of undocumented youths and young adults living in the United States. The program…
Rank this Week: 533

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

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

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Making Sense of the Trial in South Carolina

    Making Sense of the Trial in South Carolina
    In trying to make sense of the trial in South Carolina (which I did not attend, but know only from the reports of those who did), I noted certain pervasive themes.First, the trial was a clash of diametrically opposed camps. Bishop Lawrence,…
  • Jul 26

    Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Judgment for Anglican Diocese

    Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Judgment for Anglican Diocese
    On July 24, 2014 the Illinois Appellate Court for the Fourth District filed its opinion in the appeal taken by the Episcopal Church (USA) from a judgment entered against it by the Hon. Thomas J. Ortbal in September 2013. The three justices on…
  • Jul 22

    S. Carolina Day 10: When Will ECUSA Start to Play by the Rules?

    S. Carolina Day 10: When Will ECUSA Start to Play by the Rules?
    Why are ECUSA and its attorneys so incapable of following the rules? Could it be that the lawlessness of 815, as aided and abetted by its attorneys, has now infected ECUSA's ability to present a civil case under the rules of court in South…
Rank this Week: 939

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Jul 31

    The Fifth Circuit, Federalism, and Undue Burdens on Abortion

    The Fifth Circuit, Federalism, and Undue Burdens on Abortion
    On July 29, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an as-applied ruling in a case involving Mississippi’s statute requiring that all physicians affiliated with a Jackson clinic providing abortion services have…
  • Jul 27

    Health Care Decisions in the New Era of Health Care Reform (North Carolina Law Review Symposium)

    Health Care Decisions in the New Era of Health Care Reform (North Carolina Law Review Symposium)
    HealthLawProf Blog is pleased to post the following introduction to a very interesting Symposium published by the North Carolina Law Review entitled "Health Care Decisions in the New Era of Health Care Reform:" Optimal decision…
  • Jul 26

    Thank You to June's Guest Blogger

    Thank You to June's Guest Blogger
    HealthLawProf Blog would like to thank our June guest bloggers Associate Dean and Professor Alicia Ouellette, Professor Erin Fuse Brown, Professor Seema Mohapatra, and Professor Wendy Mariner. Here is a short recap of their posts: Associate…
Rank this Week: 654

Southern California Injury Law…

Southern California Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.californiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Laguna Beach Most Dangerous City for Pedestrian

    Laguna Beach Most Dangerous City for Pedestrian
    Southbound PCH in Crystal Cove State Park near Laguna Beach (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Annually, 3 million people flock to Laguna Beach for its temperate year-round climate, scenic beaches and coves, and art galleries and festivals. Throughout…
  • Jul 25

    Porcelain Dolls Resembling Little Girls Left on Doorsteps in San Clemente

    Porcelain Dolls Resembling Little Girls Left on Doorsteps in San Clemente
    Earlier this week, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department received reports that porcelain dolls had been left on the doorsteps of eight homes in the upscale community of Talega in San Clemente. The impacted families expressed concern to…
  • Jul 23

    Stone Fruits Recalled Nationwide Due to Listeria Contamination

    Stone Fruits Recalled Nationwide Due to Listeria Contamination
    Yummy peach! (Photo credit: skyseeker)Summer barbecues and picnics are often made sweeter with stone fruits like peaches, nectarines, and plums. This year, eating these fruits may leave you feeling pretty awful unless you’re certain…
Rank this Week: 379

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
Rank this Week: 271

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 77

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    CJ Kozinski on Firing Squad

    CJ Kozinski on Firing Squad
    Self-professed "avid reader" and "big fan" of SCAN David Hackett at GMSR draws our attention to this LA Times interview of Chief Judge Kozinski, in which he discusses his reviews on the death penalty and his recent dissental: Judge Alex…
  • Jul 31

    Aug. 28 Hearing date for nominee

    Aug. 28 Hearing date for nominee
    Commission on Judicial Appointments sets Confirmation Hearings for August 28 Hearings to consider judicial seats on the Supreme Court of California, and the Court of Appeal Second and Third Appellate Districts SAN FRANCISCO—Four…
  • Jul 30

    The 5 Types of Appellate Briefs You Don't Want to Write

    The 5 Types of Appellate Briefs You Don't Want to Write
    In today's Recorder Cameron Gilbert (director of Counsel Press Legal Research Group) offers The Five Types of Appellate Briefs You Don't Want to Write. In short, his dreadful quintet are:1. The See-What-Sticks Brief -- Defect =…
Rank this Week: 900

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Sex Offender Registry Insanity

    Sex Offender Registry Insanity
    7-31-2014 National: Writing at Reason’s Hit & Run blog, Lenore Skenazy passes along the story of a man caught up in a particular bizarre application of the laws requiring people register as sex offenders:See original for underlying…
  • Jul 31

    Vermont Sex Offender Registry's Problems Persist

    Vermont Sex Offender Registry's Problems Persist
    7-31-2014 Vermont: In May 2007, a Windham County teenager was convicted of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl when he was 17. He pleaded guilty. At his sentencing, a judge explicitly said the law called for him to be kept off the…
  • Jul 31

    Federal funds targeted for improved sex offender registry

    Federal funds targeted for improved sex offender registry
    A quarter of a million dollars+ (so far), to know where each sleeps for a few hours of the day or night! And to know names of those in prison and civil commitment facility. What a unbelievable waste of taxpayer money. 7-31-2014 North…
Rank this Week: 24

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Jul 31

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): The New Normal: How the Definition of Disease Impacts Enhancement, The Neuroethics Blog In The Popular Press: Smart and Smarter Drugs, Mosaic This Blood Test Can Predict Suicide Risk, Scientists Say,…
  • Jul 29

    "The Comparative Advantages of Brain-Based Lie Detection: The P300 Concealed Information Test and Pre-Trial Bargaining"

    "The Comparative Advantages of Brain-Based Lie Detection: The P300 Concealed Information Test and Pre-Trial Bargaining"
    See the piece here by John Danaher, forthcoming in the International Journal of Evidence and Proof: Abstract The lie detector test has long been treated with suspicion by the law. Recently, several authors have called this suspicion into…
  • Jul 24

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): The Trouble With Brain Science, New York Times Opinion Pages In The Popular Press: Does Your Dog Feel Jealous, Or Is That A Purely Human Flaw? National Public Radio Shots Blog Smarter than a…
Rank this Week: 553