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The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Tell me again about the public trust (more than 400 photos from MoMA edition)

    Tell me again about the public trust (more than 400 photos from MoMA edition)
    MoMA is selling more than 400 photos from its collection at Christie's over the next nine months.I thought I very recently read somewhere that "one of the most fundamental and longstanding principles of the museum field is that a collection…
  • Aug 2

    Groundhog Day

    Groundhog Day
    I’ve basically been avoiding the latest deaccessioning controversy, in large part because it’s all so depressingly familiar – the usual suspects compete with each other to see who can seem the most outrageously outraged by…
  • Jul 31

    "Is the art world's conventional wisdom on copyright infringement and fair use driven by nature of the use or the nature of the parties?"

    "Is the art world's conventional wisdom on copyright infringement and fair use driven by nature of the use or the nature of the parties?"
    "In other words, does the art world simply think it is fair use if an 'artist' (i.e. insider) copies a 'professional' (i.e. outsider), but infringement if it is the other way around? Zaretsky implies the answer is 'yes.' And I am inclined to…
Rank this Week: 478

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Aug 14

    Photo Album – SEALS Conference 2017

    Photo Album – SEALS Conference 2017
    Sarah, Art, and Andrea organized a series of four sessions at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) conference two weeks ago.  Each session involved discussion of four classic articles in our field written before 2000.…
  • Aug 13

    Comments on the Blog

    Comments on the Blog
    We very much welcome people’s comments on our blog. Alas, we have gotten swamped by a deluge of spam comments lately, which are channeled directly into the trash folder.  Unfortunately, this causes some legitimate comments to go in…
  • Aug 10

    Call for Short, Quick Article on Dispute Resolution and Political Polarization

    Call for Short, Quick Article on Dispute Resolution and Political Polarization
    From my colleague, S.I. Strong: The Journal of Dispute Resolution has just issued an expedited call for papers relating to a “virtual symposium”  that will be published in its next  issue.  One of the…
Rank this Week: 901

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Research Handbook on the Economics of IP (Depoorter, Menell & Schwartz)

    Research Handbook on the Economics of IP (Depoorter, Menell & Schwartz)
    Many IP professors have posted chapters of the forthcoming Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law. As described in a 2015 conference for the project, it "draws together leading economics, legal, and empirical scholars…
  • Aug 2

    Kevin Collins on Patent Law's Authorship Screen

    Kevin Collins on Patent Law's Authorship Screen
    Numerous scholars have examined the various functionality screens that are used to prevent non-utility-patent areas of IP from usurping what is properly the domain of utility patent law (see, e.g., the terrific recent articles by Chris…
  • Jul 26

    Kuhn & Thompson on Measuring Patent Scope by Word Count

    Kuhn & Thompson on Measuring Patent Scope by Word Count
    I've seen a number of recent papers that attempt to algorithmically measure patent scope by counting the number of words in the patent's first claim and comparing to other patents in the same technological field (with longer claims →…
Rank this Week: 164

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Aug 14

    Resources Domestic Violence Victims Can Use to Escape Their Marriage

    Resources Domestic Violence Victims Can Use to Escape Their Marriage
    Before you can divorce your abusive spouse, you might need to get yourself out of your home and into a healthy mental and physical state. You can do this by making use of the resources available to you provided by the Illinois Coalition…
  • Aug 9

    Determining If Mediation Is Right for Your Divorce

    Determining If Mediation Is Right for Your Divorce
    If your marriage has reached the point where divorce is inevitable, do not assume that a lengthy court battle has to be part of your divorce. You and your spouse could be good candidates for mediation, which will make the divorce process…
  • Jul 27

    Immigrant Status and Illinois Family Law Issue

    Immigrant Status and Illinois Family Law Issue
    In the wake of recent political upheavals, it is becoming common to encounter instances when family law questions and concerns acquire an immigration element. Many U.S. citizens hold dual citizenship or are married to foreign nationals. Their…
Rank this Week: 345

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Aug 14

    Unreasonable Search of a Hotel Room

    Unreasonable Search of a Hotel Room
    In some ways, a hotel room is literally a home away from home as patrons are granted the same privacy against an unreasonable search of their hotel room just as they would a search of their residence. Fourth amendment protection of hotel…
  • Aug 9

    Religious Rights of Inmates in Utah

    Religious Rights of Inmates in Utah
    Inmates in Utah lose many of their freedoms temporarily while they serve their time behind bars, yet many religious rights of inmates continue to be upheld throughout their incarceration. Freedom of religion The First Amendment to the United…
  • Aug 7

    Threatening Breach of Peace on Public Bus Systems in Utah

    Threatening Breach of Peace on Public Bus Systems in Utah
    The Bus Passenger Safety Act of Utah is “essential to the comfort, safety and well-being of bus passengers” and anyone threatening breach of peace while riding the public bus systems may end up with criminal charges. Public…
Rank this Week: 461

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    SAY HELLO TO JUDGES MANSFIELD AND FRANCIS .....

    SAY HELLO TO JUDGES MANSFIELD AND FRANCIS .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR TWO NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGES ARE:JOSEPH MANSFIELD, Age 52.  Joe has served as an ASA since 2001.  He fills the vacancy created by Judge Victoria del Pino who was elevated to the Circuit Court.RENATHA…
  • Aug 8

    FIVE NEW JUDGES COMING TO A COURTROM NEAR YOU ......

    FIVE NEW JUDGES COMING TO A COURTROM NEAR YOU ......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR NEXT CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE ...... Will be selected by Governor Rick Scott from among the below names. With the elevation of Judge Norma Lindsey to the 3rd DCA and the retirement of Judge Gisela Cardonne Ely, there…
  • Aug 7

    REMEMBERING AN REGJB LEGEND

    REMEMBERING AN REGJB LEGEND
    He was a US Marine. He fought in Korea at the infamous and hellish Chosin Reservoir battle against the Chinese in the brutal korean winter of 1950. He was a prolific author of pulp-fiction short stories. He knew his way around…
Rank this Week: 205

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Tampa Woman Accused of DUI After Crash Killed Child, 2 Adult

    Tampa Woman Accused of DUI After Crash Killed Child, 2 Adult
    A fiery crash on the Selmon Expressway killed a child and two adults, and led to the arrest of a 29-year-old Brandon woman for DUI. The woman is accused of leaving the scene of the crash and she faces a litany of charges after she apparently…
  • Aug 8

    Scientists Looking for a Reliable DUI Test for Marijuana

    Scientists Looking for a Reliable DUI Test for Marijuana
    Despite the increasingly legal use of cannabis in many states, cops still don’t have the equivalent of a reliable alcohol breathalyzer or blood test — a chemically based way of estimating what the drug is doing in the brain.…
  • Jul 27

    Lakeland Man Arrested on DUI Hit And Run Charge

    Lakeland Man Arrested on DUI Hit And Run Charge
    A Lakeland man was arrested Saturday night on DUI charges after a hit and run and driving the wrong-way. Troopers believe the 36-year-old was driving recklessly westbound on I-4 around 10 p.m. Saturday. When troopers attempted to conduct a…
Rank this Week: 735

Education Law and Student Rights

Education Law and Student Rights

Covers education law and student rights in public and private school settings, from preschool through college. By Michelle Ball.

http://edlaw4students.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Appealing A Bad OCR Decision On Alleged School Discrimination

    Appealing A Bad OCR Decision On Alleged School Discrimination
    By Michelle Ball, California Education Attorney for Students since 1995Have you filed a complaint alleging discrimination or improper retaliation with the United States Department of Education (USDOE) and their Office for Civil Rights (OCR)…
  • Jul 13

    Schools Have An Obligation To Provide Translated Document

    Schools Have An Obligation To Provide Translated Document
    By Michelle Ball, California Education Attorney for Students since 1995California is a diverse state, with many different cultures, nationalities and languages being spoken.  Residents' children, regardless of language spoken by students…
  • May 3

    Cats and Dogs Released From Public Colleges: The Obligation To Allow Adoption After The Experiment Is Over

    Cats and Dogs Released From Public Colleges: The Obligation To Allow Adoption After The Experiment Is Over
    By Michelle Ball, California Education Attorney for Students since 1995Did you know that cats and dogs are used as test subjects in colleges and universities?  People often think of rats, mice and primates as animals used in research,…
Rank this Week: 257

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

News, editorial comment and legal information for California community associations. By SwedelsonGottlieb.

http://www.hoalawblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    HOA Liability for Discriminatory Harassment: A Primer

    HOA Liability for Discriminatory Harassment: A Primer
    Title VIII of the Civil Rights of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”), is a federal law which prohibits discrimination in housing and housing-related services due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,…
  • Nov 11

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership
    Community Associations Institute's Greater Los Angeles Chapter held its Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, November 5, 2016. SwedelsonGottlieb congratulates firm client Harbor Gate Homeowners Association (San Pedro, California) for receiving…
  • Nov 11

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership

    Harbor Gate HOA Receives CAI-GLAC Excellence in Community Leadership
    Community Associations Institute’s Greater Los Angeles Chapter held its Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, November 5, 2016. SwedelsonGottlieb congratulates firm client Harbor Gate Homeowners Association (San Pedro, California) for…
Rank this Week: 11

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Aug 14

    Read Senator Al Franken’s Letter to CMS Against Nursing Home Binding Arbitration

    Read Senator Al Franken’s Letter to CMS Against Nursing Home Binding Arbitration
    Minnesota Senator Al Franken has sent a letter to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, strongly asking them to ban nursing home arbitration clauses. In short, nursing home clauses strip away a vulnerable…
  • Aug 14

    Medicare to Implement Financial Penalties For Nursing Homes with High Hospital Readmission Rate

    Medicare to Implement Financial Penalties For Nursing Homes with High Hospital Readmission Rate
    Finally a potentially good bit of news for nursing home residents. Modeled after a program that encouraged low readmission rates to hospitals, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will introduce a new financial incentive…
  • Aug 13

    Forced Arbitration Isn’t Just a Trend in Nursing Home

    Forced Arbitration Isn’t Just a Trend in Nursing Home
    Binding or Forced Arbitration, the process of requiring customers, patients, and nursing home residents to agree to settle disputes outside of court, has been gaining popularity. From a big business perspective, arbitration significantly…
Rank this Week: 202

Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

http://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Aug 14

    Week Ending 8/11/17: Dugan v. Best Buy

    Week Ending 8/11/17: Dugan v. Best Buy
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 11, 2017 Dugan v. Best Buy, 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2053 (N.J. App. Div. (Unpublished) August 11, 2017) The Appellate Division continued a line of New Jersey cases…
  • Aug 7

    Week Ending 8/4/17: Roopchand v. Complete Care

    Week Ending 8/4/17: Roopchand v. Complete Care
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 4, 2017 Roopchand v. Complete Care, 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1974 (N.J. App. Div. (Unpublished) August 3, 2017) The Appellate Division reversed an indefensible…
  • Jul 31

    3 Protected Classes of the NJ Law Against Discrimination

    3 Protected Classes of the NJ Law Against Discrimination
    New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination provides compassionate statutory protections for members of many protected classes. These protections bar workplace discrimination in hiring and compensation, in terms of employment and…
Rank this Week: 656

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Aug 14

    Nuisance, Invasion of Privacy, IIED, and Chicken

    Nuisance, Invasion of Privacy, IIED, and Chicken
    In Stinson v. Mensel, No. M2016-00624-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 12, 2017), a neighborly dispute about chickens turned into a suit and counter-suit for nuisance, intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy and…
  • Aug 10

    Mothers, Minors and Medical Bill

    Mothers, Minors and Medical Bill
    Who has the right to recover medical expenses incurred for personal injuries to children in Tennessee?  The parents?  The minor?  Either but not both?  Does it make any difference if there is a holder of a subrogation…
  • Aug 9

    Special Duty Doctrine Applied Against 911 Agency in Suicide Case

    Special Duty Doctrine Applied Against 911 Agency in Suicide Case
    In Ramsey v. Cocke County, Tennessee, No. E2016-02145-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 23, 2017), plaintiff sued the county, the police department, and the county emergency communications district for wrongful death after her daughter committed…
Rank this Week: 74

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Aug 14

    Found. One mojo

    Found. One mojo
    I wrote rather un-inspiringly yesterday about the loss of all my Mojos. But look here, I found this lonely mojo languishing down the back of the sofa, nestled beside a fluff encrusted peanut and an awkward shaped piece of lego. Yes, I forgot…
  • Aug 13

    A dry spell during a wet spell

    A dry spell during a wet spell
    I am so deflated by the grind of back to back to back trials and by the morning to evening rain that has characterised my summer so far that my blogging mojo has got up and gone somewhere sunny for a break. When everything you touch goes part…
  • Aug 6

    Joint Research : CAFCASS and Women’s Aid

    Joint Research : CAFCASS and Women’s Aid
    This post is one of mine, but originally appeared on The Transparency Project blog. I have re-posted it here but this blog also houses some of my previous blog posts about Women’s Aid and it seemed right to include this post in the…
Rank this Week: 279

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Nursing Home Errors and Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Nursing Home Errors and Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Errors in nursing homes are tragic. Not only can they lead to serious injury, but they can also cost the life of a loved one. Whether it is due to a medication error, slip and fall, neglect, abuse, or another form of negligence, family…
  • Aug 11

    Secrets Insurance Claims Adjusters Don’t Want You to Know

    Secrets Insurance Claims Adjusters Don’t Want You to Know
    After an accident, the first company to reach out to you will be the at-fault party’s insurance company. They might seem as though they are on your side. They will tell you that they are concerned about you and your family’s…
  • Aug 4

    What Every Florida Motorcycle Rider Needs to Know

    What Every Florida Motorcycle Rider Needs to Know
    It does not matter if you have been riding bikes for years or you are new to the game, if you are on the road with vehicles, it is imperative that you stay safe out there. Riders are not seen by most drivers, and when they are, it can be too…
Rank this Week: 299

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Aug 14

    Job Ad – London Bridge

    Job Ad – London Bridge
    Anthony Gold Paralegal – Housing and property disputes team Based at London Bridge, SE1 Anthony Gold is looking for a Paralegal to join our Housing & Property Disputes team for a two-year contract. The role involves supporting the…
  • Aug 13

    Dwelling in temporary accommodation

    Dwelling in temporary accommodation
    Dacorum Borough Council v Bucknall (aka Acheampong) [2017] EWHC 2094 (QB) When is temporary accommodation provided under the Housing Act 1996 Section 193(2) duty occupied ‘as a dwelling’ fo the purposes of Section 3 Protection…
  • Aug 13

    Illegal subletting – an ‘elaborate farrago of lies’

    Illegal subletting – an ‘elaborate farrago of lies’
    Poplar Housing & Regeneration Community Association Ltd v Begum & Ors [2017] EWHC 2040 (QB) We are no fans of illegal subletting of social housing here at NL. So here is an appeal by the landlord of a county court decision to grant a…
Rank this Week: 142

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/
  • Aug 14

    Hacked Employment Law

    Hacked Employment Law
    Charlotte Alexander (Georgia State) and Liz Tippett (Oregon) have just posted on SSRN their article (forthcoming Missouri L. Rev.) The Hacking of Employment Law. Here's the abstract of this timely (pun intended!) article: Employers can use…
  • Aug 14

    Firing Nazi

    Firing Nazi
    David Yamada (Suffolk) has a post worth reading over at Minding the Workplace on Can an employer fire a publicly-avowed white supremacist? The answer: almost certainly yes for private-sector employers; yes with some free-speech caveats for…
  • Aug 11

    COSELL Registration Closing ... Register Now!

    COSELL Registration Closing ... Register Now!
    Michael Green (TAMU Law) sends this update of the registration deadline for the upcoming COSELL conference: This is a final notice about registration for the 12th Annual Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law (COSELL) to be…
Rank this Week: 206

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 62

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

https://www.bostonemploymentlawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 14

    Foreign bribery whistleblowing

    Foreign bribery whistleblowing
    When all the money and legitimate influence in the world can’t get what you want, some of the world’s less scrupulous – and wealthier – individuals will resort to one tried and true, illegal method that has been…
  • Aug 14

    Are you working in a hostile environment?

    Are you working in a hostile environment?
    The workplace is where Americans spend close to 10,000 hours of their lives, on average. Needless to say, if your place of employment makes you unhappy, you won’t exactly be able to simply endure the negative way it makes you feel, day…
  • Aug 2

    Customs Tariff Evasion Whistleblower Lawsuits Likely to Rise

    Customs Tariff Evasion Whistleblower Lawsuits Likely to Rise
    The Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) is stepping up its efforts to identify violations of customs laws, such as anti-dumping and trade tariff evasion. The agency will receive $300 million for the hiring of additional staff, and…
Rank this Week: 212

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Aug 14

    Off-Duty Emails May Be Compensable (or Not)

    Off-Duty Emails May Be Compensable (or Not)
    After living with the reality of after-hours work emails, texts and cell phone calls for so many years, no one should be surprised that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq.) requires employers to pay non-exempt…
  • Aug 14

    Multiple Choices: Compliance Considerations in the Shifting Landscape of Pre-Employment Testing

    Multiple Choices: Compliance Considerations in the Shifting Landscape of Pre-Employment Testing
    In recent years, the landscape of pre-hire employment screening tests has rapidly evolved. Employers throughout the U.S. are facing shrinking applicant pools as the labor market tightens.  As a result, many employers are now looking at…
  • Aug 7

    NLRB: Employer Should Not Have Asked an Employee How Things Were Going During a Union Campaign

    NLRB: Employer Should Not Have Asked an Employee How Things Were Going During a Union Campaign
    Employers must tread carefully when communicating with employees during union organizing campaigns. A seemingly innocuous question can violate the National Labor Relations Act’s (NLRA) prohibition on employers soliciting grievances…
Rank this Week: 651

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 14

    Divorce & The Younger Child

    Divorce & The Younger Child
    “Mom and Dad are getting a divorce.” To children, this statement can mean all different things depending on one thing – their age. For example, a baby or toddler would have no idea what this means. A fifth grader may be…
  • Aug 8

    Divorce: Should You Ditch the House?

    Divorce: Should You Ditch the House?
    If you’re getting a divorce and you own a home, you could have mixed emotions about the house. With California’s housing prices, the marital home can be a huge asset, but it’s also an ongoing expense – think…
  • Aug 1

    Same-Sex Parenting Today

    Same-Sex Parenting Today
    According to the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), “Studies estimate that between 1 and 9 million children in the United States have at least one parent who is lesbian or gay.” The AAMFT goes on…
Rank this Week: 73

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 14

    Add NYU to the list of law review articles with incredible chutzpah

    Add NYU to the list of law review articles with incredible chutzpah
    Back in 2011 I got a request from the Chicago Law Review to join a group of academics that would referee articles for them, which pissed me off: We are inviting a select group of academics to comment... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Aug 13

    Being precise about the two kinds of reverse veil piercing

    Being precise about the two kinds of reverse veil piercing
    I thought I was done mining Keith Paul Bishop's post on Curci Investments, LLC v. Baldwin, Cal. Ct. App. Case No. G052764 (Aug. 10, 2017), but one more minor point needs to be made. Keith writes: As... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Aug 13

    California court completely bollixes up business law nomenclature

    California court completely bollixes up business law nomenclature
    We've been mining Keith Paul Bishop's report on the Curci Investments, LLC v. Baldwin, Cal. Ct. App. Case No. G052764 (Aug. 10, 2017), decision. lastly, we note his complaint that: ... under the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 483

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    The History and Law of Special Counsel

    The History and Law of Special Counsel
    Robert MuellerYou may have heard about special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating any potential connection between President Donald Trump's election campaign and the Russian government. The public relationship between President…
  • Jun 23

    Law-Related Blogs in Washington State

    Law-Related Blogs in Washington State
    Do you think lawyers only write motions, briefs, wills, and contracts? Think again: a lot of lawyers write blogs. Why? To share information, to express opinions, to establish their expertise, and to market their practices. Why read them? To…
  • Jun 9

    UW Law Reads: Summer Reading Recommendation

    UW Law Reads: Summer Reading Recommendation
    Now that finals are over and summer is upon us, how about some summer reading recommendations from UW Law faculty and staff?Since 2015, we have added to a research guide that contains book recommendations from the UW Law community.…
Rank this Week: 217

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Eluding the Police in Virginia – Is it a Felony?

    Eluding the Police in Virginia – Is it a Felony?
    Eluding the police is a crime in Virginia, but exactly what type of crime and what punishment you may be looking at will depend upon the specifics facts of your case. Eluding law Virginia law lays out the basic standard and punishments for…
  • Jun 30

    Driving Without a License in Virginia – 46.2-300

    Driving Without a License in Virginia – 46.2-300
    Are you wondering about the penalty for driving without a license in Virginia? Are you trying to figure out what the fine might be and what defenses you may have? You’re in the right place! This article will explain all the details of…
  • Jun 30

    Penalty for Driving with an Expired License in Virginia

    Penalty for Driving with an Expired License in Virginia
    If you got a ticket for driving with an expired license in Virginia, you’re in the right place. I can help with your case. Let’s look at the law, penalties, and defenses you may have. Then when you’re ready for individual…
Rank this Week: 746

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 14

    Yes, Neo-Nazis at Charlottesville Can Be Legally Fired from their Job

    Yes, Neo-Nazis at Charlottesville Can Be Legally Fired from their Job
    First, let us start by saying that we are saddened by the tragic and violent events that occurred in Charlottesville over the weekend.  Our hearts go out to the families and friends of Heather Heyer,  Lt. H. Jay Cullen, and…
  • Aug 14

    Governor Christie Vetoes Paid Family Leave Law

    Governor Christie Vetoes Paid Family Leave Law
    A couple of weeks ago we asked whether the federal government would pass a paid family leave law.  Although it is still unclear whether a federal law will pass, it is clear, for now, that there will not  be an expansion of paid…
  • Jul 19

    Medical Marijuana: When a Positive Drug Test may not be Grounds to Fire an Employee

    Medical Marijuana: When a Positive Drug Test may not be Grounds to Fire an Employee
    In a portentous opinion, Massachusetts’ highest court held that a medical marijuana patient terminated for failing a drug screening could state a claim for disability discrimination against her employer.  Because many states’…
Rank this Week: 453

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 951

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Seal Beach

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Seal Beach
    Sarah Krueger, 46, was fatally injured in a Seal Beach pedestrian accident the morning of August 11, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and…
  • Aug 2

    Street Racing May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Anaheim Crash

    Street Racing May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Anaheim Crash
    Police are looking into whether a car accident in Anaheim that killed a man who was pulling into his driveway was prompted by street racing. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, an 18-year-old man is accused of slamming…
  • Jul 24

    Fatal Car Accident in South El Monte Involves Disabled Large Truck

    Fatal Car Accident in South El Monte Involves Disabled Large Truck
    Tiffany Chiali Yi Ching, 49, was killed when her car crashed into a disabled big rig on the 60 Freeway in South El Monte. According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the incident occurred the afternoon of July 20, along the…
Rank this Week: 30

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Woman Drowns in Boating Accident on the Colorado River

    Woman Drowns in Boating Accident on the Colorado River
    Tasha Turner, 30, drowned in a boating accident as she took a trip with her daughter and boyfriend on the Colorado River. According to a KTLA news report, the three had set out on a 19-foot closed-bow vessel with three other passengers to go…
  • Aug 14

    Toddler Dies After Orange County Swimming Pool Accident

    Toddler Dies After Orange County Swimming Pool Accident
    Grayson Brown, 2, died from injuries he suffered in a swimming pool accident on August 6, 2017 in an unincorporated areas outside of Santa Ana. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the boy was pronounced dead on August 8.…
  • Aug 4

    Two Dead Six Injured in San Diego Area Truck Accident

    Two Dead Six Injured in San Diego Area Truck Accident
    Two people were killed and six others, including two children, were injured when a large truck crashed on State Route 125 in La Mesa. According to an NBC news report, California Highway Patrol officials say the big rig was getting onto the…
Rank this Week: 123

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Joust Do It? A New Form of Nike Battle Cry?

    Joust Do It? A New Form of Nike Battle Cry?
    By now, you’re familiar with my enjoyment in capturing and sharing new billboard signage that hits the streets of the Twin Cities. Question, what tagline might have inspired this one? Was the Minnesota Renaissance Festival inspired by…
  • Aug 11

    The Federal Circuit Building’s Circuitous History

    The Federal Circuit Building’s Circuitous History
    I had the opportunity this week to attend an oral argument at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington this week (#humblebrag). I quickly came to realize that, like so many things in trademark law, the Federal…
  • Aug 10

    Registrations for Golden Knights Still Refused…Partially

    Registrations for Golden Knights Still Refused…Partially
    Another update on my series of posts following the newest NHL expansion team, the Las Vegas Golden Knights, and the difficult time they’re having prosecuting their trademark applications. The applicant Black Knight Sports and…
Rank this Week: 25

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Aug 14

    The masochist says “Beat me!” …

    The masochist says “Beat me!” …
    … and the sadist says “No.” It is hard not to pay attention to people who are screaming for your attention. It’s hard to manage your own attention in the best of circumstances; sages have for thousands of years been…
  • Jul 8

    Such an Alpha, He Even Piddles Himself Dominantly

    Such an Alpha, He Even Piddles Himself Dominantly
    “Trump ‘won’ Putin handshake: body-language expert.” Erm. No. Submissive dogs reveal their throats. Humans show their palms. . . . . The opposite of the dominant handshake is to offer your hand with the palm facing…
  • May 15

    Small Progress Against Implicit Corruption in Harris County Court

    Small Progress Against Implicit Corruption in Harris County Court
    I took Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg to task here for not stepping aside from the decision whether to retry David Temple for the murder of his wife. I saw it as a disappointing example of implicit corruption in the Harris…
Rank this Week: 55

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Covers developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com
  • Aug 14

    Protest Site Grounded for Using Adulterated Trademark

    Protest Site Grounded for Using Adulterated Trademark
    In United Airlines, Inc. v. Cooperstock, 2017 FC 616, the Federal Court of Canada enjoined a disgruntled traveler from using colorable variations of United Airlines’ trademarks on a protest website he set up at www.untied.com.…
  • Aug 1

    Rebranding in the energy market – The issues to consider

    Rebranding in the energy market – The issues to consider
    A number of energy giants have recently undergone corporate rebranding exercises. The motivations of these powerhouses often vary, from unifying a group after a series of mergers and acquisitions, to repairing reputational damage, to just…
  • Jul 30

    Stay safe on social media – New ACCC guideline

    Stay safe on social media – New ACCC guideline
    Businesses shelling out big bucks for prime advertising space are used to paying close attention to content, for the sake of the bottom line as well as out of respect for consumer law. However, it may not feel as natural and cost-effective to…
Rank this Week: 834

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
  • Aug 14

    Was there wisdom in the “tender years” doctrine

    Was there wisdom in the “tender years” doctrine
    There is no doubt that the “tender years” doctrine–which favored granting mothers custody of young children–would not pass constitutional muster in the 21st century. Such gender based classifications cannot survive…
  • Aug 10

    Two recent interesting unpublished family law opinion

    Two recent interesting unpublished family law opinion
    I rarely blog about unpublished opinions because even when they are interesting, and even when they should have been published, they rarely do anything other than restate legal principals that have been established in published opinions.…
  • Aug 9

    The legislative paternalism of South Carolina’s name change law

    The legislative paternalism of South Carolina’s name change law
    When my wife was a social worker at a local hospital she once acted as a case manager for a mother giving birth to twins. That mother had allowed her five year-old son to name the newborns. Thus, there are teenage twins running around the…
Rank this Week: 577

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

Provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. By Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
Rank this Week: 192

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    FINRA Arbitration Awards for Broker U5 Defamation Claim

    FINRA Arbitration Awards for Broker U5 Defamation Claim
    U5 Arbitration Lawyer for Brokers In PennsylvaniaIf You Are the Victim of an Erroneous, Misleading or Libelous/Defamatory U5, You Can Sue for Substantial RemediesSecurities broker-dealers who are employed by securities firms are put in a…
  • Aug 9

    Brothers Joe Hammond Live in Malvern, PA This Week and Next

    Brothers Joe Hammond Live in Malvern, PA This Week and Next
    Local Boys Make Good - Charlie and Sam Gallagher are Brothers Joe HammondLive at Locust Lane Craft Brewery August 10, August 12 and August 17, 2017They are very talented, play multiple instruments each, and play a pretty diverse playlist.…
  • Aug 6

    Securities Broker Disputes under FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitration – U5 Defamation Claim

    Securities Broker Disputes under FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitration – U5 Defamation Claim
    Have You Been Subjected to an Erroneous or Defamatory U5?U5s Can be DevastatingThe law requires that a Form U5 be filed any time a securities broker-dealer is involuntarily separated from his/her employment with a securities firm.  This…
Rank this Week: 592

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Disturbingly High Number of Hostile and Threatening Workplace

    Disturbingly High Number of Hostile and Threatening Workplace
    A study of 3,066 U.S. workers found that nearly one in five employees face a hostile or threatening environment at work. The unemployment rate may be at a 16-year low in 2017, but the study indicates everything is not well on the job front.…
  • Aug 10

    WSJ Reports Ontario Securities Whistleblower Tips Against Major Private Equity Firm

    WSJ Reports Ontario Securities Whistleblower Tips Against Major Private Equity Firm
    Since the Ontario Securities Commission opened its whistleblower program to tips, at least four individuals have filed complaints against one of Canada’s largest private equity firms according to the Wall Street Journal. Officials at…
  • Aug 10

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning of Philadelphia Firefighters Reminds of Danger

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning of Philadelphia Firefighters Reminds of Danger
    Five Philadelphia firefighters were rushed to the hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning while fighting an underground electrical fire in West Chester yesterday. Six other firefighters were evaluated and monitored on the scene…
Rank this Week: 326

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

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

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Women's Health Care (PA): A large…

    Women's Health Care (PA): A large Philadelphia-area ob/gyn practice has notified 300,000 patients of a potential data breach.  Not much news on what happened, but it was apparently a hack that penetrated the group's computer system; they…
  • Jul 26

    Wall of Shame: OCR is updating its large…

    Wall of Shame: OCR is updating its large data breach reporting website.
  • Jul 20

    Peachtree Neurological (Atlanta):…

    Peachtree Neurological (Atlanta): Peachtree Neurological was hit with ransomware recently.  Fortunately, (i) they were able to restore their systems without paying the ransom, and (ii) there was no evidence that the ransomware exfiltrated…
Rank this Week: 338

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Aug 14

    Farewell to the Dengrove Courtroom Sketche

    Farewell to the Dengrove Courtroom Sketche
    Students returning to campus this fall may wonder what happened to the intriguing courtroom sketches that were on display in the Georgetown Law Library. Their creator, Ida Libby Dengrove, drew some of the most memorable trials of the late…
  • Aug 8

    Interview Week Resource

    Interview Week Resource
    Congratulations to all participating in Interview Week. The library offers a number of resources to help you prepare for your interviews – books with sample interview questions, databases with profiles of legal employers and much more.…
  • Jul 28

    Bloomberg Businessweek now available

    Bloomberg Businessweek now available
    The library now subscribes to Bloomberg Businessweek.  You will need to sign in with your NetID and password to obtain the secure access information to use this resource. Bloomberg Businessweek provides the latest news on the markets,…
Rank this Week: 623

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 991

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    It's the Little Thing

    It's the Little Thing
    Once upon a time I had a laptop computer that was giving me trouble.  Seems no matter how long I had the computer plugged in, the battery wouldn't charge. Sometimes, even with a full charge (and right in the middle of a presentation), my…
  • Aug 7

    Running with the Big Dog

    Running with the Big Dog
    The other day I was reading an article on the 15 skills employers just expect people to have.  Number 8 was the ability to do research.  The article stated, simply, that any fool can do research - just type a search in Google and…
  • Aug 1

    Word of the Month for August 2017: Habit

    Word of the Month for August 2017: Habit
    A few months back, I turned off my Facebook account because the wankers kept kicking my blog posts.  I hadn't realized how much time I was wasting until I stopped logging onto Facebook.  Hours of wasted time dinking around looking…
Rank this Week: 722

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Chew on Thi

    Chew on Thi
    The important legal and possibly philosophical question to be answered in Mondelez Global LLC v. United States is whether the unflavored, and largely chemical, base for chewing gum is classified in HTSUS Heading 2106 as a food preparation or…
  • Aug 12

    XYZ and Lever Protection (Part 2)

    XYZ and Lever Protection (Part 2)
    This is a discussion of the jurisdictional merits of XYZ Corporation v. United States. If you are not up on the ins and outs of parallel (or "gray market") imports, read Part 1 of this post.Remember what is happening here: Plaintiff, going by…
  • Aug 11

    The XYZ Affair and a Quasi-War Over Gray Market Imports (Part I)

    The XYZ Affair and a Quasi-War Over Gray Market Imports (Part I)
    Every now and then a case shows up at the Court of International Trade that does not fit into the normal baskets of what tends to happen there. One such case is XYZ Corporation v. United States.Here is some background. U.S. law says that only…
Rank this Week: 632

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, foreclosures, and business law. By The Silber Law Firm LLC.

http://www.thesilberlawfirm.com/
  • Aug 14

    Failure to Review Insurance Policy Does Not Bar Insured’s Potential Recovery

    Failure to Review Insurance Policy Does Not Bar Insured’s Potential Recovery
    Plaintiffs own a number of commercial properties in Brooklyn. In connection with that ownership, plaintiffs retained defendant broker to arrange for insurance coverage for the buildings. At the time of issuance, in 2002, the policies did not…
  • Aug 3

    Minimum Requirements to Maintain Information as a Trade Secret

    Minimum Requirements to Maintain Information as a Trade Secret
    While some businesses believe that all of their business information can be deemed a “trade secret,” the Second Department recently reaffirmed that not to be the case. In an action by a lighting company seeking to prevent an…
  • Jul 26

    Bad Faith Reservation of Rights by Insurance Company Defats Breach Claim Against its Insured

    Bad Faith Reservation of Rights by Insurance Company Defats Breach Claim Against its Insured
    In affirming the dismissal of an insurance company’s breach of contract claim which alleged that the insured’s failure to cooperate and obtain consent to settle breached the policy, the First Department held that despite…
Rank this Week: 220

Adam Smith, Esq.

Adam Smith, Esq.

An inquiry into the economics of law firms. By Bruce MacEwen.

http://www.adamsmithesq.com/
  • Aug 14

    My Kingdom for a Horse: The Psychology of Pricing

    My Kingdom for a Horse: The Psychology of Pricing
    The following guest column is by Richard Hinwood, based in London. Richard is the Head of Strategy & Chief of Staff at Withers.  As Head of Strategy, Richard leads the formulation and implementation of firm-wide strategy and business…
  • Aug 7

    A Parable of Client Service: Coda

    A Parable of Client Service: Coda
    A few weeks ago I related the tale of our abortive foray into changing wireless service providers from AT&T to Verizon, which provided rich material for reflections on client service.  If you missed it, the original story is here.…
  • Aug 1

    Question of the Month #3: Best measure of law firm performance?

    Question of the Month #3: Best measure of law firm performance?
    Steven Brill’s audacious decision to publish AmLaw profits per partner figures starting over three decades ago was without question the single most brilliant journalistic stroke Law Land trade media has ever experienced, creating an…
Rank this Week: 226

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Aug 14

    A Criticism of Cynicism

    A Criticism of Cynicism
    That’s the classical etymological origin of the word cynic. Today most people define cynicism as an attitude or state of mind characterized by a general distrust of others’…
  • Jul 31

    W.A.I.T.

    W.A.I.T.
    I’ve always been amazed at people who are good listeners. I have a friend who is an amazing listener. When you’re speaking with him – it’s not a back and forth volley of conversation. He’s not waiting for his…
  • Jul 21

    Speaking At Clio Cloud Conference

    Speaking At Clio Cloud Conference
    So Clio has announced the majority of the speaker line up for its annual event, the Clio Cloud Conference. Yes, #cloud.1This is a in joke for Gyi Tsakalakis. If you don’t have an overabundance of consonants in your name, go back to the…
Rank this Week: 134

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 69

Environmental Law Blog

Environmental Law Blog

By Siskinds.

http://www.siskinds.com/envirolaw/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Coal Mine Fined $4.5 Million for Provincial and Federal Offence

    Coal Mine Fined $4.5 Million for Provincial and Federal Offence
    A coal mining company was fined approximately $4.5 million in federal and provincial penalties as a result of a spill from its tailings pond into tributaries flowing into the Athabasca River in Alberta. Prairie Mines & Royalty ULC…
  • Aug 11

    Take Your Best Shot – Pictures As Evidence

    Take Your Best Shot – Pictures As Evidence
    You have a problem and you’ve talked to your legal representative. You promised to send them some pictures… Here are 3 things you should know. 1. Who took the picture? To make the best use of your pictures, make sure you know who…
  • Aug 9

    New Treaty Governing Ocean Biodiversity on the Horizon?

    New Treaty Governing Ocean Biodiversity on the Horizon?
    A new treaty governing biodiversity and the use of nearly 50 per cent of the world’s oceans, is inching closer to realisation. The biodiversity of the world’s oceans are increasingly under threat from over-fishing, pollution, the…
Rank this Week: 783

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Boston Daycare Injuries – Standards of Proof

    Boston Daycare Injuries – Standards of Proof
    If a child suffers abuse or neglect at a daycare facility, there is a high likelihood police will be called. This could be because the parents called the police, but the manager at a daycare center is also a mandated reporter and must contact…
  • Aug 6

    Head Injuries in Boston Youth Sports – The Tort Claims Act

    Head Injuries in Boston Youth Sports – The Tort Claims Act
    There was a time when it seemed like nothing would stop the increase in football’s popularity in America. However, recent years have involved a better understanding of the serious risk of head injury the sport poses. From the…
  • Aug 1

    Medical Malpractice Cases and Medical Battery

    Medical Malpractice Cases and Medical Battery
    When we are dealing with a medical malpractice cases, we are typically dealing with action founded under a theory of negligence. In a standard negligence case, the elements of the tort are duty, breach, causation, and damages. The duty is a…
Rank this Week: 435