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Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    New Issue of RSQ

    New Issue of RSQ
    The latest issue of the Refugee Survey Quarterly (RSQ) has been published. Contents of vol. 34, no. 3, September 2015 include:A Gendered Human Security Perspective on Humanitarian Action in IDP and Refugee Protection [abstract]Back Home…
  • Aug 27

    New Issue of IJRL

    New Issue of IJRL
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Refugee Law (IJRL) has been published. Contents of vol. 27, no. 3, October 2015 include:Portuguese Refugee Law in the European Context: The Case of Sexuality-Based Claims [abstract]The…
  • Aug 26

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Events:Report launch: Annual Report on the State of Asylum in Europe, Brussels, 10 September 2015 [info]Conference: 5 Years of EASO and the CEAS: Results and Perspectives, Valletta, Malta, 23 September 2015 [info]- Register by 11 September…
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 27

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute
    Ever need to see what a particular section of Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Annotated looked like at a specific time? Jenkins has print versions of the statutes going back to 1930.  We also have pocket parts from 1969 forward. The…
  • Aug 18

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin
    Celebrate Orville Wright's birthday this week with NASA, The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright Brothers National Memorial Park, and other air and space organizations. His birthday, August 19, is recognized as National Aviation Day…
  • Aug 18

    The Pro Bono Road Show Is Coming to Jenkins!

    The Pro Bono Road Show Is Coming to Jenkins!
    In preparation for National Pro Bono Week, the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Delivery of Legal Services Committee is pleased to offer a Pro Bono Road Show and Interactive Fair introducing pro bono opportunities available in…
Rank this Week: 412

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Kangaroo court in Waco: No reason needed to arrest packing pastor with CCL

    Kangaroo court in Waco: No reason needed to arrest packing pastor with CCL
    Gun ownership is on trial in Waco, so why aren't the NRA and all the open-carry advocates going nuts over what's happening in Waco regarding prosecutions from the the Twin Peaks biker massacre?In McLennan County, visiting Judge James Morgan…
  • Aug 23

    Overbuilt Texas county jails turned private prison boom into bust

    Overbuilt Texas county jails turned private prison boom into bust
    John MacCormack at the SA Express-News described in this morning's paper massive overbuilding at Texas county jails which has mostly gone unnoticed by the press and the public:In June 1995, Texas jails had 64,000 beds, and were operating at…
  • Aug 23

    Bad cops, bad puns, bad contracts, bad Democrats and other happy stories to cheer up your day

    Bad cops, bad puns, bad contracts, bad Democrats and other happy stories to cheer up your day
    Here are several items which merit readers' attention even if I don't have time to blog on the topics:If coverage in the Express-News is indicative, a community forum on civil rights and policing in San Antonio didn't at all focus on the…
Rank this Week: 76

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    2 vehicle injury crash near Wendell

    2 vehicle injury crash near Wendell
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Aug 27

    One vehicle crash on SH-51 near Riddle, in Owyhee County

    One vehicle crash on SH-51 near Riddle, in Owyhee County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Aug 27

    Single vehicle injury crash southbound I15, milepost 89, south of Blackfoot

    Single vehicle injury crash southbound I15, milepost 89, south of Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 209

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    When Divorces Go Wrong, You Can Appeal

    When Divorces Go Wrong, You Can Appeal
    If your divorce case goes wrong, you made need to appeal the judge’s decision. Judges don’t always get it right. I’ve witnessed this as a Jacksonville family and divorce lawyer. Whenever, cases have reached a final…
  • Aug 5

    Divorce Happen

    Divorce Happen
    Divorce is an unfortunate reality.  It happens to people of all walks of life from the average Joe to household names like celebrity couple Gwen Steffani and Gavin Rossdale.   According to TMZ.com, Gwen filed for divorce on Monday.…
  • Jul 11

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money
    “Why is divorce so expensive? Because it’s worth it. “- Unknown As a Jacksonville divorce lawyer, I can tell you that the average person that is thinking of divorce worries about the cost of  divorce.  The ugly…
Rank this Week: 988

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Aug 27

    Port Arthur LNG Granted FTA Export Authority

    Port Arthur LNG Granted FTA Export Authority
    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an order authorizing Port Arthur LNG, LLC to export 10 million metric tons (517 Bcf) of LNG per year over 25 years from its proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Port Arthur, Texas to…
  • Aug 26

    Construction Status Report Filed for Corpus Christi LNG Project

    Construction Status Report Filed for Corpus Christi LNG Project
    Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC has filed a report with FERC on the status of construction of its LNG export terminal near Corpus Christi, Texas through July 2015.  The report states that engineering has progressed to 71.9%, procurement…
  • Aug 26

    Alaska Governor Seeks to Buyout TransCanada from Alaska LNG Project

    Alaska Governor Seeks to Buyout TransCanada from Alaska LNG Project
    The Alaska Dispatch News reports that Alaska Governor Bill Walker will ask state legislators to exercise an option to buyout TransCanada Corporation’s 25% pipeline share of the Alaska LNG project, which involves construction of an…
Rank this Week: 176

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Judges Intervening on Behalf of Pro Se Litigant

    Judges Intervening on Behalf of Pro Se Litigant
    How much assistance may a judge provide a pro se plaintiff? Judge Jack Weinstein and Judge Richard Posner seem to favor the interventionist approach. Judge Weinstein was “required” to intervene on behalf of the pro se plaintiff in…
  • Aug 27

    Eighth Circuit overturns sanctions against lawyer for deposition objection

    Eighth Circuit overturns sanctions against lawyer for deposition objection
    Opinion here and below. (h/t: How Appealing) The trial court had reviewed depo transcripts well after they had been taken, formed the view that the attorney had been improperly obstructive, and issued a novel sanction (i.e., the attorney was…
  • Aug 25

    Richard McAdams review of "Go Set a Watchman"

    Richard McAdams review of "Go Set a Watchman"
    The review, at New Rambler, discusses in part the views of Monroe Freedman and Stephen Lubet about Atticus Finch. (h/t: Faculty Lounge) Excerpt: While it might then appear that I am in accord with the iconoclastic critics of theMockingbird…
Rank this Week: 147

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.yourerieaccidentlawyers.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Police focusing on intoxicated drivers through holiday

    Police focusing on intoxicated drivers through holiday
    Three-day weekends can provide Erie residents with myriad opportunities to get out and have some fun. However, holiday weekends can also pose extra dangers on the road as some drivers get behind the wheel while impaired by alcohol or…
  • Aug 21

    How do truck drivers keep loads from falling?

    How do truck drivers keep loads from falling?
    The roadways of Pennsylvania certainly see their share of truck traffic. Most motorists are aware that it is a good idea to give these big rigs a wide birth when in their vicinity. Since trucks have blind spots to the...
  • Aug 14

    Attracting attention can help motorcyclists avoid accident

    Attracting attention can help motorcyclists avoid accident
    Riding a motorcycle is a great way to get around the scenic roadways of northern Pennsylvania. But motorcycles are at a decided disadvantage in the size department compared with the cars and trucks that travel the state's highways and…
Rank this Week: 931

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Aug 27

    My Boss Made Significant Changes to My Employment

    My Boss Made Significant Changes to My Employment
    Drastic Changes to My Employment The concept of an employer making a change to a workers employment is not odd. It’s possibly more common than we think. The issue employees take is the extent and significance of these changes, and this…
  • Aug 17

    Q&A: Being forced into retirement–is this allowed?

    Q&A: Being forced into retirement–is this allowed?
    QUESTION It is not uncommon for an employer to want a ‘young’ hire for their business and even less common for the employer to come up with ways to dismiss their senior employee in an attempt to ‘make space’.  To…
  • Aug 10

    Q&A: Can an employer significantly reduce an employee’s pay?

    Q&A: Can an employer significantly reduce an employee’s pay?
    QUESTION Employers are finding that under recent economic changes, the salary paid to employees may need to reflect this change by significantly reducing an employees pay to account for their budget. Employee’s on the other hand, are…
Rank this Week: 339

Tortini

Tortini

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

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    District Court Denies Writ of Coram Nobis to Dr Harkonen

    District Court Denies Writ of Coram Nobis to Dr Harkonen
    Courts are generally suspicious of convicted defendants who challenge the competency of their trial counsel on any grounds that might reflect strategic trial decisions. A convicted defendant can always speculate about how his trial might have…
  • Aug 23

    Time to Retire Ancient Documents As Hearsay Exception

    Time to Retire Ancient Documents As Hearsay Exception
    The Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States has prepared a Preliminary Draft of Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the Federal Rules of Evidence (Aug.…
  • Aug 19

    Let Me Not Be Frank With You – Frank Subpoena Quashed

    Let Me Not Be Frank With You – Frank Subpoena Quashed
    In June 2015, Honeywell International Inc. subpoenaed non-party witness Dr. Arthur Frank, to produce documents and to testify, in Yates v. Ford Motor Co., et al., No. 5:12-cv-752-FL (E.D.N.C.). Although Dr. Frank is a “prolific…
Rank this Week: 764

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Aug 27

    End Nursing Home Forced Arbitration Now!

    End Nursing Home Forced Arbitration Now!
    Vunies High was the sister of heavyweight boxing legend Joe Louis. For 25 years, she was a public school teacher and counselor, but later in life she suffered from Alzheimer’s. She lived at The Heatherwood, a Detroit assisted living…
  • Jul 30

    Our Top 10 “Wet Hot PopTort Summer” Recommendation

    Our Top 10 “Wet Hot PopTort Summer” Recommendation
    Well as usual, we’re about to embark on a long overdue summer vacation. But before we do, we thought we’d share our Top 10 List for a fun time this summer. OK maybe not exactly “fun.” But safe. 1. If...
  • Jul 28

    Commemorating a Tragedy that Changed Tort Law

    Commemorating a Tragedy that Changed Tort Law
    Most of you probably don’t remember this, but 70 years ago today, a plane crashed into the Empire State Building. Here’s what happened: It was the waning days of World War II, and a B-25 bomber was flying a routine...
Rank this Week: 583

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    People v. Romero & Self (Cal. Supreme Court - Aug. 26, 2015)

    People v. Romero & Self (Cal. Supreme Court - Aug. 26, 2015)
    Sometimes you read these death penalty cases and wonder what it was that led the jury to invoke the death penalty.Not here.Just read the first nine pages of the opinion, which recounts the various crimes that the defendants committed during…
  • Aug 26

    Sternberg v. California State Board of Pharmacy (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 26, 2015)

    Sternberg v. California State Board of Pharmacy (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 26, 2015)
    It at first seemed a little harsh to me that the California State Board of Pharmacy revoked Andrew Sternberg's pharmacy license just because he was the pharmacist in charge when someone else stole some drugs from the office.  Seemed…
  • Aug 26

    People v. Toloy (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 26, 2015)

    People v. Toloy (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 26, 2015)
    Section 290 of the Penal Code requires that when certain people (e.g., sex offenders) are released from jail after serving a sentence of 30 days or more, these people must register their new (post-release) address with the local police…
Rank this Week: 162

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Aug 27

    Law Library to Commemorate Constitution Day with Discussion on Religious Freedom

    Law Library to Commemorate Constitution Day with Discussion on Religious Freedom
    In commemoration of Constitution Day, the Law Library of Congress will host a discussion about the importance of religious liberty in America and its historical connection to the U.S. Constitution with Princeton University professor of…
  • Aug 26

    An Interview with Noah Lapidus, Intern

    An Interview with Noah Lapidus, Intern
    Today’s interview is with Noah Lapidus. Noah has been working on the Indigenous Law Portal for several months as an LC Knowledge Navigators Intern. We have previously written about the Indigenous Law Portal several times, including an…
  • Aug 25

    Legal Aspects of Unmanned Systems – Part 1: Civilian Use

    Legal Aspects of Unmanned Systems – Part 1: Civilian Use
    Brave New World: Unmanned Systems and Us I have always been intrigued by technological advances. I am repeatedly amazed at the depth of human curiosity and ingenuity. Throughout history humans have developed machines to assist, and when…
Rank this Week: 487

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Aug 27

    Have a land use law event happening this semester? Tell us about it!

    Have a land use law event happening this semester? Tell us about it!
    It's that time of the semester when we invite folks to publicize land use-related events at their law schools (or other professional schools holding land use law-related events). Feel free to send your events to me, or to any of...
  • Aug 26

    Another Victory for Environmental Clinic

    Another Victory for Environmental Clinic
    Helen Kang has been a wonderful mentor to me, and so I like to celebrate her victories. Helen is the Director of the Golden Gate University Environmental Law & Justice Clinic and this week she shared this news: The Stanford...
  • Aug 25

    Israel Land Law of 1969

    Israel Land Law of 1969
    Hello all: This is my second post as a guest author for the blog. In my precious post I discussed the struggle for and conflict over land in the Negev desert, between the Government of Israel (“GOI”) and the country’s...
Rank this Week: 650

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

Covers bankruptcy planning, creditor rights, fraudulent conveyances, homestead protections and offshore planning. By Jonathan Alper.

http://floridaassetprotection.blogs.com/alperlaw/
  • Aug 27

    Homestead Exemption of Triplex in The County

    Homestead Exemption of Triplex in The County
    One of my clients wanted to protect cash from a judgment creditor by buying a triplex outside of a city and living in one of the units. The question was whether rental of two units in a building located in …The post Homestead Exemption…
  • Aug 20

    Converting Florida Homestead To Income Producing Rental Property

    Converting Florida Homestead To Income Producing Rental Property
    One of my clients owned a Florida homestead which he wants to convert to a rental property. He plans to himself rent a smaller home and live on net rental income from the former homestead. He suggested to me transferring …The post…
  • Aug 17

    Protection of Cash With Homestead Investment and Reverse Mortgage

    Protection of Cash With Homestead Investment and Reverse Mortgage
    Many senior citizens use reverse mortgages on their homestead to fund their retirement living expenses. One caller asked whether money received as periodic payments under a reverse mortgage is protected from judgment creditors after the money…
Rank this Week: 702

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    The Importance of First Impression

    The Importance of First Impression
    How important is a first impression to you? Do you trust your gut instincts, or do you like to live by the motto don’t judge a book by its cover?  No matter which school of thought you belong to, the way you initially present…
  • Aug 23

    Get Over Yourself and Get to the Truth

    Get Over Yourself and Get to the Truth
    The litigation process is a way to discover the truth of a situation and apply the law to determine if the plaintiff’s legal claims are valid and if so, whether damages should be awarded or actions by a defendant should be ordered. How…
  • Aug 19

    Early Employment Mediation: Timing Matter

    Early Employment Mediation: Timing Matter
    By Steven G. Mehta Why do some early employment mediations not end in resolutions?  After all the parties have good intentions to come to mediation, they want to settle, but at the end the case doesn’t resolve.  There are…
Rank this Week: 469

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Aug 27

    Pilot Program Aims To Solve Child-Support Problem

    Pilot Program Aims To Solve Child-Support Problem
    It’s apparent that the child-support system in the United States is, at best, flawed. Perhaps the system’s biggest failing is how it treats low-income parents who lack the ability to pay. Once they fall behind on payments, even if…
  • Aug 26

    DadsDivorce Live: Reuniting Homeless Fathers With Their Kid

    DadsDivorce Live: Reuniting Homeless Fathers With Their Kid
    It’s hard enough for divorced fathers to maintain meaningful bonds with their children under the best of circumstances. For dads who find themselves in a dire financial situation and without a place to live, the situation is drastically…
  • Aug 25

    Do Men Take Breakups Harder Than Women?

    Do Men Take Breakups Harder Than Women?
    Do men or women take breakups harder? New research suggests that women might experience more emotional turmoil after a split, but men have more difficulty recovering. Researchers from Binghamption University and University College London…
Rank this Week: 71

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Aug 27

    Upon Further Review, I Don't Know What to Think

    Upon Further Review, I Don't Know What to Think
    Guys, a topic that is kind of interesting but that you should still not bring up on a first date is how the NFL's instant-replay system is similar in some ways to the courts of appeal. Both systems use…
  • Aug 25

    "Arabic Terror Message" Actually Said "Welcome Home" in Hebrew

    "Arabic Terror Message" Actually Said "Welcome Home" in Hebrew
    If you see something, say something! Unless you're an idiot: The Rapides Parish [Louisiana] Sheriff's Office ... and KALB were contacted by several residents who were concerned about the signs and that they might have been [a] terror message…
  • Aug 25

    Alleged Hypno-Lawyer Disbarred

    Alleged Hypno-Lawyer Disbarred
    It's not too unusual, or so I hear, for a client to be unable to recall every meeting and phone call with a lawyer. I would guess that the recall rate goes down as the billing rate goes up,…
Rank this Week: 235

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 552

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 69

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Aug 27

    Surprise! Get Assaulted, Call 911, Get Evicted … By Order of the Police

    Surprise! Get Assaulted, Call 911, Get Evicted … By Order of the Police
    When Nancy Markham called police on her abusive ex repeatedly, she never thought it would lead to her eviction. This piece originally appeared at Refinery29.  Last August, Nancy Markham was shocked to learn that she and her children…
  • Aug 25

    Catholic Hospital Caves Under Threat of Lawsuit and Approves Woman’s Procedure

    Catholic Hospital Caves Under Threat of Lawsuit and Approves Woman’s Procedure
    A Catholic-affiliated hospital will now perform a common reproductive healthcare procedure after the ACLU threatened to sue Under the threat of a potential lawsuit, a Catholic-affiliated hospital in California’s largest hospital network…
  • Aug 21

    The Army Should Assign Roles Based on Merit, Not Gender

    The Army Should Assign Roles Based on Merit, Not Gender
    Now that two women have graduated from Army Ranger school, it’s time to end all restrictions on women’s roles in the military This piece originally appeared on The Guardian. During my deployment to Iraq in 2007, the IED that…
Rank this Week: 51

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/
  • Aug 27

    Investor Alert: Market Risk: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

    Investor Alert: Market Risk: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
    FINRA has reissued an investor alert regarding market risk, to remind investors that  investing involves risks as well as rewards and that, generally speaking, the higher the risk, the greater the potential reward.FINRA believes that…
  • Aug 26

    Small Percentage of Brokers Fined is a Bad Thing?

    Small Percentage of Brokers Fined is a Bad Thing?
    It is truly a bizarre world that we live in. Anyone involved in the financial services industry knows that  the overwhelming majority, in fact almost all of the registered representatives in this country, are honest, hard working…
  • Aug 25

    More Filings and Regulations on the Way for Investment Advisers and Investment Companie

    More Filings and Regulations on the Way for Investment Advisers and Investment Companie
     The SEC is proposing to increase the reporting and disclosure requirements for Registered Investment Advisers and Investment companies.The investment company proposals would increase data reporting for mutual funds, ETFs and other…
Rank this Week: 991

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 504

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
  • Aug 27

    Andrew Lustigman Quoted in AdExchanger.Com on Cybersecurity Practice

    Andrew Lustigman Quoted in AdExchanger.Com on Cybersecurity Practice
    Olshan Advertising Partner Andrew Lustigman was quoted regarding FTC’s power to penalize companies for insufficient cybersecurity practices. Read More › Tags: Advertising, Advertising Law, cybersecurity, FTC,…
  • Aug 25

    DirectTv

    DirectTv
    Advertisers may believe that claims contained in light-hearted or humorous advertising are immune from challenge. Read More › Tags: Ads, Advertising, DirectTV, NAD, NARB
  • Aug 23

    Text Marketer Gains Legal Victory in California

    Text Marketer Gains Legal Victory in California
    “Human intervention” was key to avoiding TCPA liability Read More › Tags: Auto-dial, FCC, Mass texts, TCPA, TCPA Claim, TCPA Liability
Rank this Week: 877

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Beware of UBS Puerto Rico Sending Out Settlement Offer

    Beware of UBS Puerto Rico Sending Out Settlement Offer
    UBS Puerto Rico clients have reported over the last few days the receipt of unsolicited settlement offers from UBS Puerto Rico for losses in customer accounts. The letters, which appear to be dated August 20, 2015 and are from Roberto…
  • Aug 26

    SEC Says Broker-Dealers Need to Do a Better Job of Monitoring High Risk Product

    SEC Says Broker-Dealers Need to Do a Better Job of Monitoring High Risk Product
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has put out an alert warning brokerage firms that they need to better monitor the sale of high risk complex investments to retail investors. The regulator said that its analysis of 26,600 transactions of…
  • Aug 25

    Puerto Rico Delays $750M Bond Sale

    Puerto Rico Delays $750M Bond Sale
    According to The New York Times, Puerto Rico is again delaying a recent proposed bond issuance latest decision to stall the bond sale, this time because of trouble in the global markets. However, said the newspaper, the island’s…
Rank this Week: 347

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

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

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 515

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Aug 27

    Vision of the Seas Rescues Migrant

    Vision of the Seas Rescues Migrant
    Several crew members from the Vision of the Seas notified me that earlier this morning the cruise ship was involved in the rescue of 45 or 46 migrants. The crew of the Vision provided food and water to all of the migrants.  It then…
  • Aug 26

    Celebrity Cancels More Stops in Istanbul

    Celebrity Cancels More Stops in Istanbul
    Celebrity Cruises canceled a stop in Istanbul earlier this week because of concerns with terrorism.  We were the first to report on the cancellation involving the Equinox. Today, Celebrity canceled more port stops, announcing…
  • Aug 26

    Stop the Grind - Boycott Cruise Lines that Cruise to Faroe Island

    Stop the Grind - Boycott Cruise Lines that Cruise to Faroe Island
    European cruise lines AIDA, Hapag-Lloyd, and P & O have already decided to avoid the Faroe Islands because of the cruel and gruesome slaughter of pilot whales (Grindadrap). Kudos to them. Disney is the only U.S. based cruise line…
Rank this Week: 131

K&L Gates Construction Law…

K&L Gates Construction Law Blog

Covers legal issues, news, and regulations relating to the construction industry. By K&L Gates.

http://www.klconstructionlawblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Good Faith in the Middle East

    Good Faith in the Middle East
    By Darran J. Jenkins, K&L Gates, Doha The concept of good faith as applicable in the Civil law jurisdictions of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) is one that may be unfamiliar to lawyers from a common law background…
  • Aug 20

    FIDIC Update: Further clarity provided by Obrascon Huarte Lain SA v HM Attorney General for Gibraltar

    FIDIC Update: Further clarity provided by Obrascon Huarte Lain SA v HM Attorney General for Gibraltar
    By Mike R. Stewart and Mary E. Lindsay, K&L Gates, London We wrote recently on the case of Obrascon Huarte Lain SA v Her Majesty’s Attorney General for Gibraltar [2014] EWHC 1028 (TCC).  The case provided welcome clarity on the…
  • Jul 23

    State v. Perini: New Jersey Supreme Court Has Its Say on Statute of Repose

    State v. Perini: New Jersey Supreme Court Has Its Say on Statute of Repose
    By Denise N. Yasinow, Christopher A. Barbarisi, and Loly G. Tor, K&L Gates, Newark Recently, the New Jersey Supreme Court shed some new light on an old question impacting construction claims, i.e., when does the statute of repose…
Rank this Week: 900

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: 976

Boalt Bulletin Board

Boalt Bulletin Board

An online forum for non-event announcements. From Berkeley Law.

http://bbb.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 27

    Haas Course Available to Law Students – “Social Lean Launchpad”

    Haas Course Available to Law Students – “Social Lean Launchpad”
    MBA 295T: Social Lean Launchpad Welcome back to campus! We are excited to formally open the application for teams interested in participating in the fall 2015 Social Lean Launchpad course (MBA 295T) at BerkeleyHaas. Students will join the…
  • Jun 19

    American Jobs Project Class Application Deadline Extended

    American Jobs Project Class Application Deadline Extended
    The application deadline has been extended to August 1st. 290-18 (3) Special Topics in Public Policy Topic: American Jobs Project Instructors: Steve Weissman and Jennifer Granholm CCN: 77397 Mondays 6-9 PM Enrollment will be capped at 25, and…
  • Jun 10

    Course Available at the Goldman School of Public Policy

    Course Available at the Goldman School of Public Policy
    290-18 (1) Special Topics in Public Policy Steve Weissman and Jennifer Granholm Topic: American Jobs Project CCN: 77397 This seminar will be project-based. Working with Professor Steve Weissman and former Governor Jennifer Granholm, it is…
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Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Aug 27

    Broker Spotlight: Mark Anthony Intino (Royal Alliance)

    Broker Spotlight: Mark Anthony Intino (Royal Alliance)
    According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), former Nevada-based Royal Alliance Associates broker Mark Anthony Intino is presently not licensed to act as a broker or an investment adviser. The securities and investment…
  • Aug 27

    CA Stockbroker, Robert J. Clark: Complaints and Fine

    CA Stockbroker, Robert J. Clark: Complaints and Fine
    According to his FINRA BrokerCheck report, California stockbroker, Robert J. Clark is the subject of three customer complaints and one regulatory sanction. Robert J. Clark has spent 37 years in the securities industry and was most…
  • Aug 26

    Broker Spotlight: Cape Securities’ Robert M. Mark

    Broker Spotlight: Cape Securities’ Robert M. Mark
    The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding New York-based Cape Securities broker Robert M. Marks (CRD# 4198251). Robert M. Marks has spent fifteen years…
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bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Aug 27

    Quick, Name an Australian Beer(?)

    Quick, Name an Australian Beer(?)
    Who did not see this coming but should have? Hey Christopherson, who says beer and wine are closely related/un-related for trademark purposes? Hey Messinger thanks for telling me about this. It is common knowledge that the beer field is…
  • Aug 27

    Here is the Bare

    Here is the Bare
    Here is the bare minimum anyone in the beer business should know — about beer trademarks. Click below to see a video, from yesterday, by Dan Christopherson, a trademark lawyer at Lehrman Beverage Law in the Washington, DC area. Go ahead…
  • Aug 24

    For Jim Beam, Puff is Enough, and No Safe Harbor is Required

    For Jim Beam, Puff is Enough, and No Safe Harbor is Required
    A federal judge in California dismissed a class action suit against Jim Beam on August 21, 2015. The suit—Welk v. Beam Suntory Import Co.—concerned whether Beam’s use of the term “handcrafted” on its Bourbon…
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UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

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

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Aug 27

    ISIL child brides: a big care problem for the Family Court?

    ISIL child brides: a big care problem for the Family Court?
    London Borough Tower of Hamlets v B [2015] EWHC 2491 (Fam) 21 August 2015 – read judgment  When a judge waxes lyrical about a child, garlanded with starred GCSEs, their intelligence, their medical school ambitions, you wonder what…
  • Aug 25

    Adam Wagner shortlisted for prestigious human rights award

    Adam Wagner shortlisted for prestigious human rights award
    A hand of applause for our Chief Ed Adam Wagner who’s just been  shortlisted for the 2015 Liberty Human Rights Lawyer of the Year Award in recognition of his innovative efforts to bring human rights to life by correcting…
  • Aug 24

    Does Article 5 apply to extended sentences?

    Does Article 5 apply to extended sentences?
    Brown v Parole Board for Scotland, [2015] CSIH 59 – read judgment Scotland’s civil appeal court, the Inner House of the Court of Session, has refused a prisoner’s appeal for damages resulting from an…
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Changing the Court

Changing the Court

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

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    BCS goes Back-to-School with the Bryant Hill Community Garden

    BCS goes Back-to-School with the Bryant Hill Community Garden
    On Friday August 21, Bronx Community Service Staff members along with nine BCS clients headed up to the Bryant Hill Community Garden in Hunts Point for a beautification and back-to-school event. We met with Lucia Hernandez, who has been the…
  • Aug 7

    BCS Helps with National Night Out

    BCS Helps with National Night Out
    National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Bronx Community Solutions participated again by…
  • Jul 31

    A Day in the Life...Community Service from the Perspective of a Resource Coordinator

    A Day in the Life...Community Service from the Perspective of a Resource Coordinator
    Jeffrey Seplowe, BCS Resource Coordinator, in the grey shirtAs a Resource Coordinator I am usually stationed in courtrooms, providing alternative sanction recommendations to judges that include but are not limited to community service, social…
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Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    “Won’t Take Me Down” – living with chronic pain

    “Won’t Take Me Down” – living with chronic pain
    Our personal injury clients often give us great inspiration with their fortitude and positive spirit. A client recently forwarded this poem written for her by her sister in Ireland. WON’T TAKE ME DOWN What you see on the…
  • Aug 4

    What is the “full value of life” in Georgia wrongful death law?

    What is the “full value of life” in Georgia wrongful death law?
    In Georgia wrongful death law, the measure of damages is the “full value of life,” which includes both economic and noneconomic value of the decedent’s life to him or her. Unlike some states, Georgia does not provide for…
  • Aug 1

    4 advantages of contingent attorney fee

    4 advantages of contingent attorney fee
    Almost all personal injury and wrongful death cases in the United States are handled on a contingent fee basis. That means that the lawyer is paid only in proportion to the amount recovered for the client. If there is no recovery, the lawyer…
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Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
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International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Aug 27

    ICC Trial of DRC Military Commander Bosco Ntaganda to Begin Next Week

    ICC Trial of DRC Military Commander Bosco Ntaganda to Begin Next Week
    The trial of the military commander Bosco Ntaganda for grave crimes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is scheduled to begin on September 2, 2015, at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Bosco Ntaganda is the...
  • Aug 26

    ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting in Montreal - Early Bird Registration Only Until September 8

    ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting in Montreal - Early Bird Registration Only Until September 8
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law will hold its Fall Meeting in Montreal, Canada from October 20-24, 2015. Early bird registration ends September 8, 2015. Click here for more information about the Fall Meeting. It's…
  • Aug 21

    ABA Section of International Law

    ABA Section of International Law
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law installed its new leadership earlier this month during the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago. The new Section Chair is Lisa J. Savitt (pictured left), who takes over for Marcelo Bombau of…
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eMedia Law

eMedia Law

Covers internet marketing and online media. By Travis Crabtree.

http://www.emedialaw.com/
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Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Aug 27

    How the New York Public Library digitizes its vast map collection

    How the New York Public Library digitizes its vast map collection
    “While much of the city’s mapping community is focused on creating something new, a great deal of energy also goes into recovering maps that are quite old. The New York Public Library, the spiritual heart of the city’s…
  • Aug 26

    Amazon e-book deal with NYC public schools postponed as blind advocates say it would leave out visually impaired student

    Amazon e-book deal with NYC public schools postponed as blind advocates say it would leave out visually impaired student
    “City education officials have shelved a $30 million deal to give students electronic books after advocates complained it would exclude the visually impaired. Online retail giant Amazon had been poised to land the groundbreaking,…
  • Aug 26

    Colombian Garbage Collector Rescues Books for Children

    Colombian Garbage Collector Rescues Books for Children
    “A second-grade education has not stopped garbage collector Jose Gutierrez from bringing the gift of reading to thousands of Colombian children. Gutierrez started rescuing books from the trash almost 20 years ago, when he was driving a…
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One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

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

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
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Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Establishment and Disestablishment of Paternity in Virginia

    Establishment and Disestablishment of Paternity in Virginia
    Establishment of Paternity of a Child Born to a Married Mother A child born to a married woman in Virginia is presumed to be the child of her husband, so long as they were married for the ten months preceding the birth of the child. The…
  • Aug 20

    Six Things to Do Before Seeking a Divorce in Virginia

    Six Things to Do Before Seeking a Divorce in Virginia
    Going through a divorce results in a whirlwind of emotions—everything from extreme sadness and disappointment to elation and acceptance. Regardless of how the marriage ended, or whether the divorce is amicable or contested, people are…
  • Aug 13

    Legal Separation in Virginia

    Legal Separation in Virginia
    A question that is often posed by persons seeking to separate from their spouse and eventually divorce, is whether or not there is a status of legal separation under Virginia law. The short answer is no, unlike many other states,…
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Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Famous New York Deli Sued for Time Shaving and Overtime Violation

    Famous New York Deli Sued for Time Shaving and Overtime Violation
    A former cook at Ben’s Kosher Deli, has sued the restaurant chain for wage theft in New York federal court. The lawsuit was filed by Michael Palermo, who worked at the Greenvale, Long Island location of the restaurant. Palermo claims…
  • Aug 25

    Popular Greek Restaurant in Astoria, Queens Sued for Wage Violation

    Popular Greek Restaurant in Astoria, Queens Sued for Wage Violation
    Waiters worked only for tips at Taverna Kyclades, according to a lawsuit filed in New York federal court. The wage theft lawsuit filed against the restaurant, often recommended as one of the best Greek restaurants in New York, seeks to…
  • Aug 18

    Lawsuit Against Le Perigord Reported on by Wall Street Journal

    Lawsuit Against Le Perigord Reported on by Wall Street Journal
    An article in The Wall Street Journal reported on workers suing restaurants in wage disputes. The story reports that workers claiming they have been cheated out of wages are increasingly taking legal action against expensive eateries in…
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Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    ERISA And Life Insurance And Accidental Death Coverage

    ERISA And Life Insurance And Accidental Death Coverage
    Fort Worth lawyers who handle ERISA claims will need to read this opinion out of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. It is styled, Sandra James v. Life Insurance Company of North America and...
  • Aug 25

    Exclusions In Policy - How To Interpret

    Exclusions In Policy - How To Interpret
    Duncanville insurance lawyers have to be able to read an insurance policy and understand how the courts will interpret the language found in the policy. The Amarillo Court of Appeals issued an opinion in July of 2015, that deals with...
  • Aug 23

    ERISA - Summary Plan Description

    ERISA - Summary Plan Description
    Parker County ERISA attorneys know the two documents needed to be reviewed in an ERISA case are the Certificate of Coverage (COC) and the "summary plan description." The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an…
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Saxe Envirolaw News

Saxe Envirolaw News

Features environmental law updates on climate change, compliance, and pesticides. By Dianne Saxe.

http://envirolaw.com
  • Aug 27

    Should non-human animals have rights?

    Should non-human animals have rights?
    Who is a “person”? If corporations can be “persons”, why not chimpanzees? Do sentient non-human animals deserve legal rights? The Nonhuman Rights Project is a US civil rights organization working to achieve actual…
  • Aug 25

    The Dutch Climate Case: Beginning of a New Era of Climate Litigation?

    The Dutch Climate Case: Beginning of a New Era of Climate Litigation?
    In an worldwide first, the Hague District Court has ordered the Dutch government to cut its greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by at least 25% compared to 1990 levels by the end of 2020. The decision, an English translation of which can be found…
  • Aug 24

    Pivotal lawsuit over the Peel River watershed

    Pivotal lawsuit over the Peel River watershed
    Can the Yukon government simply reject what the First Nations have to say about the exploitation of their traditional territory? Read more Read Pivotal lawsuit over the Peel River watershed on Environmental Law and Litigation!
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International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Aug 27

    Big Tobacco's Lobbying on the TTIP

    Big Tobacco's Lobbying on the TTIP
    This is from the Independent: The European Commission has been accused of a cover-up after refusing to release details of talks between its officials and the tobacco industry during negotiations over the proposed Transatlantic Trade and…
  • Aug 24

    A Nationality-Based National Treatment Standard in Investment Law

    A Nationality-Based National Treatment Standard in Investment Law
    In response to the recent NAFTA Chapter 11 Bilcon award, Canada, Mexico and the U.S. all made submissions in the ongoing Mesa arbitration, offering their views on the Bilcon reasoning. One issue they all addressed was whether the national…
  • Aug 20

    A Novel DSU Article 22.6 Arbitration Argument

    A Novel DSU Article 22.6 Arbitration Argument
    This is from the U.S. written submission in the COOL DSU Article 22.6 arbitration between the U.S. and Canada (DS384), although Mexico's argument in the parallel DS386 proceeding is referenced too: 118. Both Canada and Mexico's Methodology…
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