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China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    China-US Trade: Why Donald Trump Would be a Horrible Fantasy Baseball League Commissioner

    China-US Trade: Why Donald Trump Would be a Horrible Fantasy Baseball League Commissioner
    Donald Trump is that fantasy sports team owner who vetoed every trade involving Team China or Team Mexico (except his own, of course).  But now he’s become the league commissioner and he’s promised to fix or renegotiate all…
  • Mar 28

    Alibaba and Small Business Owner

    Alibaba and Small Business Owner
    The New York Times had a fascinating piece recently on the problems small business are having with knockoffs on Chinese e-commerce sites run by Alibaba. The story presented three case studies of companies making custom products: Vintage…
  • Mar 27

    Why NOW is the Time to Comply with China’s Employment Laws, Part 2

    Why NOW is the Time to Comply with China’s Employment Laws, Part 2
    In part one of this series, I explained what has changed in China to make employer compliance — especially for foreign companies doing business in China — so important. In this part two, I explain what our China employment…
Rank this Week: 166

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 231

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Mar 29

    Attorney’s Fees Denied After Early §101 Invalidity Decision

    Attorney’s Fees Denied After Early §101 Invalidity Decision
    O2 Media, LLC v. Narrative Science Inc., No. 15 C 5129, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 3, 2017) (Tharp, J.). Judge Tharp denied prevailing defendant Narrative Science’s 35 U.S.C. §285 motion to make exceptional and for attorney’s…
  • Mar 27

    Understand Your District Court Before Going to the PTAB

    Understand Your District Court Before Going to the PTAB
    A PTAB proceeding, such as an Inter Partes Review (“IPR”), Covered Business Method Review (“CBM”) or Post-Grant Review (“PGR”) is a powerful defensive strategy because of speed and cost. The business…
  • Mar 24

    Patent Cases Up Significantly in the Northern District of Illinoi

    Patent Cases Up Significantly in the Northern District of Illinoi
    While the rest of the country saw a year-over-year drop in patent cases during 2016, the Northern District saw an increase. According to the excellent data from Docket Navigator, the Northern District’s share of patent cases nearly…
Rank this Week: 112

Renewable + Law

Renewable + Law

The climate policy, renewable energy, and sustainability blog. By Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.lawofrenewableenergy.com/
  • Mar 29

    Likely and Potential Impacts of Yesterday’s Energy Independence Executive Order

    Likely and Potential Impacts of Yesterday’s Energy Independence Executive Order
    As a follow up to yesterday’s post, President Trump’s Energy Independence Executive Order (the “Order”) has now been posted on the White House website, a summary of which can be found here.  Over the last week,…
  • Mar 29

    Brief Overview of President Trump’s Energy Independence Executive Order

    Brief Overview of President Trump’s Energy Independence Executive Order
    Section 1 of the Order sets forth various policy objectives, many of which (e.g., clean, reliable, affordable, safe energy) are goals that should garner bi-partisan support.  How these policies are interpreted by the various heads of…
  • Mar 28

    President Trump Holds Press Conference and Signs Energy Independence Executive Order

    President Trump Holds Press Conference and Signs Energy Independence Executive Order
    President Trump and four executives of his administration held a press conference this afternoon in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA’s”) Map Room. Rick Perry (Secretary of Energy), Ryan Zinke (Secretary of…
Rank this Week: 482

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Mar 29

    Create a Multi-Level Marketing Company in Ten Easy Step

    Create a Multi-Level Marketing Company in Ten Easy Step
    Hundreds of thousands of Americans get sucked into Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) companies each year. From Mary Kay to Amway to Herbalife to PrePaid Legal, the list is seemingly endless. Each offers its own special spin on the products it…
  • Mar 27

    How to Avoid Business Opportunity Frauds and MLM Scam

    How to Avoid Business Opportunity Frauds and MLM Scam
    In a past appearance on CNBC’s On the Money, Tracy Coenen talked about how consumers could protect themselves from business opportunity scams and multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes. MLMs parade themselves around as business…
  • Mar 22

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case
    Bank statements can be a very valuable tool in child support and divorce cases, particularly when one party has not been forthcoming about income an expenses. We can look at deposits to draw conclusions about income, and the level of…
Rank this Week: 65

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 181

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

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

    Judge Dismisses Federal Claim Against Man Who Shot Down Drone

    Judge Dismisses Federal Claim Against Man Who Shot Down Drone
    Defendant was sued after shooting plaintiff's drone out of the sky when it was over defendant's property. Plaintiff sued in federal court claiming the drone was an aircraft, and, thus, under the regulation of the FAA. Senior U.S. District…
  • Mar 28

    Geistfeld on Autonomous Vehicle

    Geistfeld on Autonomous Vehicle
    Mark Geistfeld has posted to SSRN A Roadmap for Autonomous Vehicles: State Tort Liability, Automobile Insurance, and Federal Safety Regulation. The abstract provides: The vast majority of motor vehicle crashes are now caused by driver error.…
  • Mar 24

    Lens on Defective Punitive Damage Award

    Lens on Defective Punitive Damage Award
    Jill Wieber Lens has posted to SSRN Defective Punitive Damage Awards. The abstract provides: Private redress theories of punitive damages recognize an individual victim’s right to be punitive. That right exists because the defendant knew…
Rank this Week: 135

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 105

Music & Copyright's Blog

Music & Copyright's Blog

Covers global copyright and legal issues affecting the music industry.

http://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com
  • Mar 29

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Russia country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Russia country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. UK High Court orders ISPs to block servers of illegal streaming services The handing out of blocking orders to an ISP by…
  • Mar 15

    New issue of Music & Copyright with China country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with China country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Much of MEA’s digital music fortunes lie with carriers and RBTs Music revenue in the Middle East and North Africa…
  • Mar 1

    New issue of Music & Copyright with India country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with India country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Pay-monthly bundle opportunities for recorded music are expanding Offering customers who buy one product a discount on…
Rank this Week: 859

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Mar 29

    Lying for Colleagues is Medicine’s Dirty Little Secret

    Lying for Colleagues is Medicine’s Dirty Little Secret
    This  Medscape Article titled Poll: 43% of Doctors Say Lying For Colleague Could Be Justified confirms what lawyers already know. Doctors aren’t any more honest than the next guy. In the poll of 922 physicians, only 57% said it was…
  • Mar 27

    PERS Earns 9.24% Investment Return in 2016

    PERS Earns 9.24% Investment Return in 2016
    The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) had a great year in 2016 earning a 9.24% return on its investments. Here is the PERS Investment Report for the period ending December 31, 2016. That’s well above the…
  • Mar 22

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production
    In February a federal district court in Virginia issued this opinion on a motion to disqualify counsel for using inadvertently produced documents. Here’s what happened factually: In an effort to share information electronically, Thomas…
Rank this Week: 443

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Mar 28

    Six law firms take legal project management just-in-time training to the next level

    Six law firms take legal project management just-in-time training to the next level
    Six leading law firms have recently started to take their legal project management (LPM) programs to the next level by purchasing licenses to LegalBizDev’s new library of online LPM tools and templates which lawyers can access on their…
  • Mar 21

    Lessons learned reviews – Part 2 of 2

    Lessons learned reviews – Part 2 of 2
    By Jim Hassett and Gary Richards After action reviews According to the ACC Value Challenge Briefing Package, law firms should “Conduct after action reviews at the end of each matter to help continuously improve performance” (p.…
  • Mar 14

    Lessons learned reviews – Part 1 of 2

    Lessons learned reviews – Part 1 of 2
    By Jim Hassett and Gary Richards Some lawyers hold meetings at the end of every significant matter to review what worked, what didn’t, and what could be done better the next time. In large matters, they also conduct these…
Rank this Week: 671

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Statistiques 2016

    Statistiques 2016
    L'OEB et l'OMPI ont récemment publié leurs statistiques annuelles. S'agissant des demandes PCT, leur nombre a augmenté de 7,3% par rapport à 2015, avec 233 000 demandes déposées, augmentation en…
  • Mar 27

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    Ingénieur Brevet (H/F)  Présent sur les 5 continents, fort de ses 84 000 collaborateurs, SUEZ est un groupe de services et de solutions industrielles spécialisé dans la valorisation et la sécurisation…
  • Mar 26

    T577/11 : transfert de priorité

    T577/11 : transfert de priorité
    Cette décision d'une centaine de pages est intéressante tant sur des aspects procéduraux que sur la question du transfert du droit de priorité. Le brevet, au nom de Tenaris AG (LI), revendiquait la priorité…
Rank this Week: 637

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 855

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/
  • Mar 28

    Judges, Courthouses, and C-SPAN

    Judges, Courthouses, and C-SPAN
    The Virginia Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (JIRC) has filed a complaint against two retired judges alleging that they violated the state’s judicial ethics code by campaigning against a referendum to relocate the Augusta County…
  • Mar 20

    In Houston this week? Join us for the Yale L. Rosenberg Annual Lecture - "What Does it Mean to Be the First? Lessons from Women Shortlisted for the U.S. Supreme Court"

    In Houston this week? Join us for the Yale L. Rosenberg Annual Lecture - "What Does it Mean to Be the First? Lessons from Women Shortlisted for the U.S. Supreme Court"
    Dean Leonard M. Baynes cordially invites you and a guest to the The Yale L. Rosenberg Memorial Lecture featuring Renee Knake Professor of Law and The Larry and Joanne Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics at the University of Houston Law...
  • Mar 20

    Stop Calling Him "Judge" Napolitano

    Stop Calling Him "Judge" Napolitano
    By now, everyone knows that Fox News contributor Andrew Napolitano was the source behind the recent White House claim that the British intelligence service, known as GCHQ, colluded with President Obama to conduct surveillance of Donald Trump…
Rank this Week: 41

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Oral argument in TC Heartland case concerning patent venue provision

    Oral argument in TC Heartland case concerning patent venue provision
    The TC Heartland case pits a Supreme Court decision against later Congressional changes to venue.The Washington Post on the Supreme Court TC Heartland case:The justices acknowledged that their case from 1957 seemed definitive. The problem…
  • Mar 28

    Story of professor stealing work of student reprises the "Big Bang" episode of "Law and Order"

    Story of professor stealing work of student reprises the "Big Bang" episode of "Law and Order"
    In an early episode of "Law and Order" entitled "Big Bang," a journal reviewer (who happened to have been an advisor to the article submitter) gave an unfavorable review and stole the work of the submitter, a former student. Fast forward…
  • Mar 28

    CAFC reverses PTAB for lack of substantial evidence in Chudik “Glenoid Implant" case

    CAFC reverses PTAB for lack of substantial evidence in Chudik “Glenoid Implant" case
    The CAFC reversed PTAB in the Chudik case, 2016-1817.Legal standard:Anticipation is a question of fact we review for substantialevidence. Blue Calypso, LLC v. Groupon, Inc.,815 F.3d 1331, 1341 (Fed. Cir. 2016). Substantial evidenceis…
Rank this Week: 44

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    News & Note

    News & Note
    1. The Miami Herald covers Willy Ferrer's move to H&K here.2. It's a busy criminal justice week in the Supreme Court.  SCOTUSBlog summarizes them this way:Lee v. United States, No. 16-327, to be argued March 28, 2017Issue: Whether it…
  • Mar 27

    Fane Lozman wants back in the Supreme Court

    Fane Lozman wants back in the Supreme Court
    You all remember him -- he's the guy who won the floating home case.  Well, he's back.  From Curt Anderson:Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating…
  • Mar 23

    How would you answer this question?

    How would you answer this question?
    While Gorsuch is being grilled on these important questions, Labor nominee Alex Acosta is quietly having his hearings.  From the Miami Herald:“Why cut a non-prosecution deal despite your staff saying you shouldn’t?”…
Rank this Week: 160

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Mar 28

    Commerce Export Award Winner Fined $27 Million for Export Violation

    Commerce Export Award Winner Fined $27 Million for Export Violation
    Access USA Shipping, which runs the website MyUS.com, was once the darling of the Commerce Department.  According to the company’s website, the company won that agency’s “President’s ‘E’ Award”…
  • Mar 24

    About That Laptop Ban

    About That Laptop Ban
    The United States and the United Kingdom just announced that laptops (and other electronic devices larger than a cellphone) would have to be checked as luggage and could not be carried by passengers into cabins when traveling on non-stop…
  • Mar 17

    Chocolate Bunnies, Marshmallow Peeps and an Easter Surprise from BIS

    Chocolate Bunnies, Marshmallow Peeps and an Easter Surprise from BIS
    The Bureau of Industry and Security is playing Easter Bunny and has left a little Easter egg in the Easter baskets of anyone planning to export certain items to Hong Kong beginning April 19, or two days after Easter Sunday. The Easter egg,…
Rank this Week: 403

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/
Rank this Week: 152

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Canada Health Announced E. coli Outbreak Tied to Flour

    Canada Health Announced E. coli Outbreak Tied to Flour
    The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with federal and provincial public health partners to investigate an outbreak of Escherichia coli, called E. coli O121 that has now been linked to Robin Hood All...…
  • Mar 21

    Update: Soy Nut Butter E. coli Outbreak

    Update: Soy Nut Butter E. coli Outbreak
    The CDC this morning updated the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to I.M. Healthy and Dixie Drew Soy Nut Butter to twenty-three people infected with the outbreak strains of E.... Continue Reading
  • Mar 19

    Boneless Beef Recalled Over E. coli

    Boneless Beef Recalled Over E. coli
    H & B Packing Co., Inc., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 304

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 28

    Getting Over Your Divorce. Yes, It's Possible!

    Getting Over Your Divorce. Yes, It's Possible!
    Most people who go through a divorce will openly admit that it wasn’t easy; for some, it was downright hard, even if it was the best decision they could’ve made. When spouses divorce, they can feel like they’re losing…
  • Mar 21

    Good Advice: Don't Compare Your Divorce

    Good Advice: Don't Compare Your Divorce
    Just about everybody feels insecure while they’re going through a divorce, and this makes perfect sense. When we split from our spouse, we’re literally turning our lives upside-down, and we don’t know what’s to…
  • Mar 14

    5 Ways to Positively Manage Your Divorce

    5 Ways to Positively Manage Your Divorce
    How a spouse handles the news that their beloved husband or wife no longer wants to be married to them determines how quickly they’re able to recover emotionally and healthfully from the breakup. If you are at the beginning of…
Rank this Week: 636

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

Provides health care regulatory, legislative, enforcement, legal, and management updates. From Solution Law Press.

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
  • Mar 28

    IRS Warns About Payroll Data Scam

    IRS Warns About Payroll Data Scam
    Employers, employee benefit plans and their service providers beware!  The Internal Revenue Service is warning you to be on the watch for a dangerous email scam currently  circulating nationwid that targets  targeting…
  • Mar 27

    Trump Administration Grants Fiduciary Rule Prohibited Transaction Relief

    Trump Administration Grants Fiduciary Rule Prohibited Transaction Relief
    Employer and other employee benefit plan sponsors, fiduciaries and investment and financial service providers and other plan service providers should review their plans for possible transactions that may qualify for excise tax relief…
  • Mar 21

    Read Latest Version of Republican Healtg Reform Bill

    Read Latest Version of Republican Healtg Reform Bill
    Republicans continue to push health reform on the fast track. Read the Manager’s Amendment to H.R. 1628 at https://rules.house.gov/bill/115/hr-1628, which is scheduled to go before the House Rules Committee before a planned House vote…
Rank this Week: 786

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 98

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Mar 28

    4 Tips for Dealing with Worrying During Divorce

    4 Tips for Dealing with Worrying During Divorce
        4 Tips for Dealing with Worrying During Divorce Worry alerts a person that all is not right in a situation; it’s a call to action for making a change. Here are four ways to heed this call in a productive manner.…
  • Mar 28

    Lessons From Lisbon

    Lessons From Lisbon
    I am just back from the European Chapter meeting of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. Held at the Ritz Four Seasons, this year’s meeting continued the legacy of fantastic IAFL events. It is such…
  • Mar 7

    Divorce Trigger

    Divorce Trigger
    The Huffington Post website features a divorce section that always impresses me. The content and advice on divorce is substantial. Take for example a recent article entitled The Three Dangers of Divorce. The article discusses triggers that…
Rank this Week: 948

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Mar 28

    Access Board issues guidance on International Symbol of Accessibility

    Access Board issues guidance on International Symbol of Accessibility
    In response to questions that have been raised on the use of alternative symbols, the Access Board has released guidance on the International Symbol of Accessibility (ISA). For almost 50 years, the ISA has been recognized worldwide as a…
  • Mar 28

    Employee who was told she ‘dresses like a dyke’ advances sex stereotyping claim

    Employee who was told she ‘dresses like a dyke’ advances sex stereotyping claim
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Refusing to dismiss Title VII and state-law sex discrimination claims brought based on a gender-stereotyping theory, a federal court in Pennsylvania found that she sufficiently alleged discrimination “because of…
  • Mar 28

    Embarrassing group email, disciplinary write-ups not adverse actions, no constructive discharge

    Embarrassing group email, disciplinary write-ups not adverse actions, no constructive discharge
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Granting summary judgment against discrimination and retaliation claims by a former Home Depot store manager, a federal court in California found that she failed to show she suffered an adverse employment action, as…
Rank this Week: 413

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

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

    RTB and Airbnb in Southwark

    RTB and Airbnb in Southwark
    Yes, the backlog of case reports is growing, but I’ve only time for a quick note on an interesting development in Southwark. According to this report, Southwark council have decided that their Right To Buy leases contain covenants that…
  • Mar 26

    Floating right

    Floating right
    Jones v Canal & River Trust (2017) EWCA Civ 135 This was an appeal against an order that Canal and River Trust could remove Mr Jones boat from a canal near Bradford on Avon, under its powers under s.8 of the British Waterways…
  • Mar 26

    Job Ads – W London & Watford

    Job Ads – W London & Watford
    Ealing Law Centre Housing Solicitor Salary: According to experience Working hours: 35 per week Benefits include:  22 days annual leave, flexible working and significant opportunities for learning and development. Ealing Law Centre seeks…
Rank this Week: 480

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/
  • Mar 28

    An Impassioned Employee Storms Out of the Office: Is This Resignation?

    An Impassioned Employee Storms Out of the Office: Is This Resignation?
    When an employee resigns there is usually clear actions that support their decision. This may include a written letter, a verbal statement, a notice period, information that the employee has found another position or is moving away, or so…
  • Mar 22

    Some resignations are terminations in disguise

    Some resignations are terminations in disguise
    When is a resignation a termination in disguise? Sometimes employers too easily confuse when an employee has voluntarily decided to leave. Whether through insincerity or neglect, this is one situation where employers may try to rid themselves…
  • Mar 21

    Dismissal for Poor Performance: Does an Employer Need to Provide Severance?

    Dismissal for Poor Performance: Does an Employer Need to Provide Severance?
    Only if there is just cause for termination, the employer may terminate the employee without severance pay. As an employer, it is very difficult to establish just cause for employee incompetence or poor performance. To do so, the employer…
Rank this Week: 570

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Mar 28

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research
    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research   March 29 2017 / Wednesday / Room 113 / 3:10 - 4:00 PM   Students will learn the basic strategies of conducting foreign law research using open-access and subscription resources.…
  • Feb 5

    Brexit Talk with MEP Catherine Stihler

    Brexit Talk with MEP Catherine Stihler
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library invites you to join MEP Catherine Stihler for a Brexit talk and discussion on Friday, February 10, 9:10 am – 10:00 am, in the Yale Law School Faculty Lounge. Doors will open at 9:00 for refreshments.
  • Jan 24

    New Book Display: Dr. Rebecca Gomperts: Steering the Discourse of Reproductive Justice

    New Book Display: Dr. Rebecca Gomperts: Steering the Discourse of Reproductive Justice
         The upcoming Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice will feature Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, general-practice physician and activist who pushes the boundaries of abortion law.  On L1 of the law library is a new…
Rank this Week: 516

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    California Real Estate Agent Sentenced for Undisclosed Kickback

    California Real Estate Agent Sentenced for Undisclosed Kickback
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Dianna Woods, 60, Citrus Heights, California, was sentenced to three years in prison for four counts of making false statements on loan applications. According to evidence presented at her four-day trial in December 2016,…
  • Mar 28

    Short Sale Fraud Indictments and Sentencing

    Short Sale Fraud Indictments and Sentencing
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jasmin Polanco, 37, Methuen, Massachusetts, a real estate closing attorney, and Vanessa Ricci, 40, Methuen, Massachusetts. a mortgage loan officer, each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud in…
  • Mar 15

    Comment on Sentencing of Kristen Ayala

    Comment on Sentencing of Kristen Ayala
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. A recent comment from Brandon on the blog post Mortgage Mod Case Results in 10+ Year Sentences stated: “Couple of small pawns in a much larger game.kristen is a 32 year old first time,non violent offender…
Rank this Week: 5

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 28

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce
    In August, a new NBC sitcom will premiere starring Marlon Wayans that will show a more loving side of divorce. “Marlon,” which premieres Wednesday, Aug. 16 (9/8 CT), is a lighthearted comedy about a father doing his best to…
  • Mar 27

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?
    Question: My wife has forced me out of the home we own together by changing the locks and security codes. Can she still make me pay half of the mortgage payments until the house is sold? Does she have the right to force me out in this way?…
  • Mar 24

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?
    Question: I share 50/50 custody of my son with my ex-wife. For about six years, I paid child support. We recently mediated and child support was eliminated. I am planning on retiring in about a year while my ex is going to be working for…
Rank this Week: 167

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 992

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Mar 28

    OSC publishes draft 2017-2018 statement of prioritie

    OSC publishes draft 2017-2018 statement of prioritie
    The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) will seek opportunities to reduce the regulatory burden on market participants while maintaining investor protections as one of the 14 priority areas further described in the OSC’s draft Statement…
  • Mar 24

    Climate change disclosure gets its day in the sun

    Climate change disclosure gets its day in the sun
    The Canadian Securities Administrators will review TSX-listed issuers’ disclosure of the material risks and financial impacts associated with climate change and related governance processes as part of a disclosure review project…
  • Mar 20

    TSX publishes guidance on advance notice policie

    TSX publishes guidance on advance notice policie
    The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has reviewed 25 randomly selected advance notice policies adopted by TSX-listed issuers and has identified a number of its concerns in a Staff Notice published on March 9, 2017. The Staff Notice acknowledges…
Rank this Week: 490

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

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

http://associatesmind.com
  • Mar 28

    New Lawyers 2010 to 2017: Lower LSATS, Lower Bar Passage…More DUIs??

    New Lawyers 2010 to 2017: Lower LSATS, Lower Bar Passage…More DUIs??
    The academic quality of students applying to law school is something I’ve been writing about for quite awhile. Notably, the downturn ever since the legal market imploded back in 2007 along with everything else. The National Conference…
  • Mar 21

    Assault By GIF (Assault with a Deadly Twitter Part VI)

    Assault By GIF (Assault with a Deadly Twitter Part VI)
    This is Part VI of the ongoing coverage of Assault With A Deadly Twitter. Previous entries: Can You Sue Someone For A Tweet That Induces Epilepsy? (Part I) Can Kurt Eichenwald Get Pre-suit Discovery From Twitter? (Part II) Can You…
  • Mar 18

    Assault With A Deadly Twitter Part V

    Assault With A Deadly Twitter Part V
    This is Part V of the ongoing coverage of Assault With A Deadly Twitter. Previous entries: Can You Sue Someone For A Tweet That Induces Epilepsy? (Part I) Can Kurt Eichenwald Get Pre-suit Discovery From Twitter? (Part II) Can You…
Rank this Week: 647

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Mar 28

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Robert B. Ahdieh, Notes from the Border: Writing Across the Administrative Law/Financial Regulation Divide, 66 J. Legal Educ. 64 (2016).…
  • Mar 28

    Call for Participants: Proposed AALS Discussion Group - A New Era for Business Regulation?

    Call for Participants: Proposed AALS Discussion Group - A New Era for Business Regulation?
    Proposed Discussion Group A New Era for Business Regulation? Joan MacLeod Heminway, The University of Tennessee College of Law Anne Tucker, Georgia State University College of Law 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA January 3-6, 2018 This…
  • Feb 27

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: John P. Anderson, When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense?, 46 Stetson L. Rev. 147 (2016). Maria Babajanian,…
Rank this Week: 99

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Will I see you in Las Vegas? LMA Annual 2017

    Will I see you in Las Vegas? LMA Annual 2017
    I’m in Las Vegas for the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Annual conference this week. Not my favorite city, but I always enjoy LMA Annual for any number of reasons. As always with conferences, it’s about the people.…
  • Mar 23

    Trend is law firms moving blogs off websites : ABA publication

    Trend is law firms moving blogs off websites : ABA publication
    While some law firm website developers are advising law firms to bury law blogs inside a law firm website, a just released ABA book on strategic online publishing for law firms advises just the opposite. Law blogs should be located …
  • Mar 16

    Access to legal services : Only if lawyers communicate like public

    Access to legal services : Only if lawyers communicate like public
    Sitting here at Skadden for Chicago legal innovation and technology listening to speakers talk of access to legal services. Point being that 85% plus of people never think of using a lawyer. Lawyers rank six on who people turn to …
Rank this Week: 33

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Timing is Everything

    Timing is Everything
    Years ago I got into the legal speaking circuit after presenting on the future of the legal profession to a group of bar leaders. I called the presentation "Staying Relevant." I credit this moment with pushing me into the spotlight of change…
  • Mar 16

    Who Leads the Law Library? How About Law Librarians?

    Who Leads the Law Library? How About Law Librarians?
    There are two standard answers to questions asked in a law firm setting.Well... it depends. You have to understand, we're unique. Both of them drive us nuts, but we get used to them and adjust or responses over time to limit the eye-roll and…
  • Mar 2

    The Strong Silent Type

    The Strong Silent Type
    All too often in law firms when we talk about marketing failures or look for new marketing successes, we look to see how "other industries" are doing it. We look at the marketing spend of consumer goods companies which make our budgets look…
Rank this Week: 110

Children and the Law

Children and the Law

By the Center for Children, Law & Policy at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://childrenandthelawblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    16th Zealous Advocacy Conference Agenda

    16th Zealous Advocacy Conference Agenda
    We’re excited to share with you the 16th Zealous Advocacy Conference Agenda.  Please visit the Center of Children, Law and Policy website for the registration form and more information. (Subject to Change) Friday, April 21,…
  • Mar 28

    Weekly Roundup

    Weekly Roundup
    Studies Suggest Cautious Optimism About Declines In Teen Opioid Use, NPR In the midst of an opioid epidemic that continues to devastate families, a sliver of hope has arrived. Two long-term studies published Monday show that opioid use among…
  • Mar 22

    Weekly Roundup

    Weekly Roundup
    Fifty Year Later, In re Gault Continues to Inspire, The Huffington Post Gerald Gault was a fifteen-year-old Arizona boy who was arrested in 1964 for making obscene phone calls to a neighbor. After a brief juvenile court hearing in which Gault…
Rank this Week: 634

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

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

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Mar 28

    "Criminal Adjudication, Error Correction, and Hindsight Blind Spots"

    "Criminal Adjudication, Error Correction, and Hindsight Blind Spots"
    Recently published on SSRN (and in 73 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 165 (2016)): "Criminal Adjudication, Error Correction, and Hindsight Blind Spots" LISA KERN GRIFFIN, Duke University School of Law Concerns about hindsight in the law typically…
  • Mar 27

    "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future"

    "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future"
    Recently published on SSRN (and in Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 48, 2017): "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future" OWEN D. JONES, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences This article surveys…
  • Mar 27

    "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain"

    "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain"
    Recently Published on SSRN: "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain" IRIS VILARES, University College London - Wellcome Trust Center for Neuroimaging MICHAEL WESLEY, University of Kentucky - Behavioral Science…
Rank this Week: 240

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Mar 28

    Reminder: Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses This Thursday

    Reminder: Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses This Thursday
    Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know. Just ask the businesses who thought they were following the law until faced with…
  • Mar 27

    New Criminal Background Regulations Coming July 1

    New Criminal Background Regulations Coming July 1
    Today, the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved new regulations relating to the use of criminal background information in employment decisions. These regulations will be filed with the Secretary of State’s office and…
  • Mar 23

    New Rule Targets Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care

    New Rule Targets Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care
    The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has developed a regulation addressing workplace violence protection in health care. I am the HR director for an acute care facility. How will the new regulation for workplace violence…
Rank this Week: 551

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Mar 28

    Women’s Law Student Association Collecting Toiletries for Community Women’s Shelter

    Women’s Law Student Association Collecting Toiletries for Community Women’s Shelter
    The Women’s Law Student Association is collecting toiletries for Community Womens Shelter.  There is box to drop off the toiletries at the library circulation desk.  They are looking for feminine products, shampoo, soap,…
  • Mar 27

    3/28 Ohio Legal Research “Crash Course”

    3/28 Ohio Legal Research “Crash Course”
    The Ohio Legal Research for Your Summer Associate Experience Seminar is Tuesday, March 28th, 4:50pm-5:50pm, in Law Library Room A059.  This Ohio legal research “Crash Course” Seminar is worth 25 points toward a Legal Research…
  • Mar 24

    HR1628 Postponed for Consideration

    HR1628 Postponed for Consideration
    This afternoon, the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, postponed further consideration of House Resolution 1628.  This action was conducted in accordance with clause 1(c) of Rule 19 of the Rules of the House of Representatives.  HR…
Rank this Week: 418

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Spring Cleaning Safety: Preventing Injury in Your Home

    Spring Cleaning Safety: Preventing Injury in Your Home
    If you’re cleaning your Homestead or South Florida home at this time of year, you want to get your home sparkling but you’ll also want to clean safely. While cleaning is generally a safe activity, it can lead to chemical burns…
  • Mar 15

    Spring Break Safety Tip

    Spring Break Safety Tip
    Spring break and spring travel plans are a big part of the fun for college students and even for those not attending school. If you will be taking part in any spring break festivities or traveling, there are several things you will want to do…
  • Feb 15

    Test Your Fire Alarms to Prevent Burn Injuries and Fire Injurie

    Test Your Fire Alarms to Prevent Burn Injuries and Fire Injurie
    Smoke detectors in your home are your front-line defense in the event of a fire. They can alert you in time so you can get out safely—before you suffer burns or serious injury. Yet, millions of homes across the country do not have…
Rank this Week: 998

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    ARRESTS ON FEMALE LINGERIE THEFTS AFTER GETAWAY CAR FLIPS

    ARRESTS ON FEMALE LINGERIE THEFTS AFTER GETAWAY CAR FLIPS
    Two Shoplifters Arrested After Getaway Car Flips A News4Jax story details the arrests of Khadrede Brown and Cheneta Duffy on March 25, 2017.  Brown, Duffy, and third suspect yet to be identified, entered into a Victoria’s Secret…
  • Mar 26

    NORTH JACKSONVILLE DRUG OPERATION ARRESTS 60

    NORTH JACKSONVILLE DRUG OPERATION ARRESTS 60
    JSO RELEASES DETAILS OF MONTH LONG DRUG OPERATION A recent News4Jax report gives details into a four month operation in the Oceanway area of Jacksonville’s Northside.  The operation targeted narcotics violations ranging from simple…
  • Mar 24

    JACKSONVILLE STOREOWNER ARRESTED, BONDS SET AT 1.5 MILLION

    JACKSONVILLE STOREOWNER ARRESTED, BONDS SET AT 1.5 MILLION
    RECENT NEWS REPORTS DETAIL THE RECENT ARREST OF WILLIAM SHEPARD ELLISON Ellison who owns Shep’s Discount Furniture on Normandy Boulevard and Shep’s Chicken and Auction House on Beaver Street, was in the news last year upon his…
Rank this Week: 822

Justia Law, Technology & Legal…

Justia Law, Technology & Legal Marketing Blog

Covers legal research tools, notable websites and blogs, web site design, search engine optimization and marketing for law firms.

https://onward.justia.com/
  • Mar 28

    Justia Client Miller & Zois Wins Inaugural Maryland State Bar Website Award

    Justia Client Miller & Zois Wins Inaugural Maryland State Bar Website Award
    Justia is pleased to announce that our client Miller & Zois won the Maryland State Bar Association's inaugural Zenith Award for Best Call to Action. According to the Bar Association's website, the Zenith Awards recognize the best Maryland…
  • Feb 24

    The Importance of High-Quality, Original, Focused Content

    The Importance of High-Quality, Original, Focused Content
    One of the best investments a law firm can make is in high-quality, original, focused content for their website. Content not only drives SEO, but it is also crucial for attracting and retaining readers, and for converting those readers into…
  • Feb 9

    Most States Now Require Tech Competence for Lawyers. What Does That Mean For You?

    Most States Now Require Tech Competence for Lawyers. What Does That Mean For You?
    Legal ethics rules in a majority of states now require attorneys to become and remain familiar with technologies that affect their practices. However, the broad wording of the applicable rules and the constantly evolving world of technology…
Rank this Week: 305

Strategic Legal Technology

Strategic Legal Technology

Covers the application of technology to law practice and law business. By Prism Legal Consulting.

http://prismlegal.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    A Day of Legal Innovation in London: Client Innovation Space + Flex Staffing

    A Day of Legal Innovation in London: Client Innovation Space + Flex Staffing
    It may only be Tuesday, but is has already been an eventful week in innovation news from the London legal market. Two Magic Circle firms  and one Top 30 firm made noteworthy announcements today. Here is a quick recap, some additional…
  • Mar 18

    Interview: Elevator Pitch, Blogging, and Legal Tech (#LegalTechLives)

    Interview: Elevator Pitch, Blogging, and Legal Tech (#LegalTechLives)
    I was recently interviewed about my elevator pitch, blogging, and the future of legal tech for the ROSS Intelligence blog by Kathleen Killin (#LegalTechLives with Ron Friedmann, Consultant at Fireman & Company +…
  • Feb 26

    The Future of Contract Management

    The Future of Contract Management
    What is the future of contract management? I ask for two reasons. First, we have seen an explosion in software start-ups focused on various elements of drafting or managing contracts. And second, in the last month I saw demos of…
Rank this Week: 805

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Mar 28

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?
    One of the major concerns people have when they consider filing for bankruptcy is the damage it will do to their credit. Understandably, they worry that their credit score will plummet and that it will be difficult to restore once…
  • Mar 23

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail
    News stories this week indicated that Payless Shoes would likely file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy within the week. Stalwart Sears, founded in 1893 and once the country’s largest retailer, stated in its March 2017 SEC filing that,…
  • Mar 7

    Mistakes to Avoid: How to Recognize When and Where You are Exposed Financially

    Mistakes to Avoid: How to Recognize When and Where You are Exposed Financially
    Last month, I wrote a blog post entitled Are You Exposed on this blog where I suggest that most bankruptcies occur when a debtor allows himself to be excessively exposed to external forces. By recognizing and controlling these points of…
Rank this Week: 82

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 243