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Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 16

    Even for search and rescue?

    Even for search and rescue?
    Sorry, say the feds: a drone ban is a drone ban [Steve Chapman] Tweet Tags: aviation Even for search and rescue? is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
  • Apr 15

    Philip K. Howard, “The Rule of Nobody”

    Philip K. Howard, “The Rule of Nobody”
    Nick Gillespie reviews the new book by the author of The Death of Common Sense: The Rule of Nobody updates and expands Howard’s original brief, and it helps to explain why government at all levels not only is on autopilot but on a…
  • Apr 15

    Labor and employment roundup

    Labor and employment roundup
    “Will ‘Microaggressions’ Make Their Way Into Employment Discrimination Cases? Have They Already?” [Daniel Schwartz] More phone and pen: Obama executive orders will forbid federal contractors from retaliating against…
Rank this Week: 73

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Apr 16

    Morning Musing

    Morning Musing
    Just in time for Passover, Holy Week and Easter, Nasir al-Wuhayshi and his al-Qaeda compatriots appear to have released a well-timed propaganda video. “We must eliminate the cross … the bearer of the cross is America,”…
  • Apr 15

    Morning Musing

    Morning Musing
    Pre-trial hearings for terrorists began in federal court in Miami. They’ve hit a slight snag over an alleged FBI agent’s efforts to turn one of the accused to assist the United States as an informant in the global war against…
  • Apr 14

    Heartbleed, A Coming Political Headache For Online Retailer

    Heartbleed, A Coming Political Headache For Online Retailer
    As lawyers and lobbyists pester the Congress with an array of potential policy boogeymen for the tech industry, the American people are waking up to data privacy issues and what it means to them and their wallet. This has absolutely nothing…
Rank this Week: 684

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    2 Executives Leave G.M. After Wide-Ranging Recall

    2 Executives Leave G.M. After Wide-Ranging Recall
    Corporate scapegoats do not solve the underlying issue of corporate fraud. Today's post was shared by The New York Times and comes from www.nytimes.com DETROIT — In the first major shake-up of General Motors’ senior management…
  • Apr 16

    Prices Soaring for Specialty Drugs, Researchers Find

    Prices Soaring for Specialty Drugs, Researchers Find
    Workers' Compensation insurance covers the FULL cost of prescription drugs.Today's post was shared by The New York Times and comes from www.nytimes.com Even as the cost of prescription drugs has plummeted for many Americans, a small slice of…
  • Apr 15

    ND workers' comp agency sues over computer project

    ND workers' comp agency sues over computer project
    BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota's workers' compensation agency has sued a Chicago company over a failed $17 million computer system overhaul.The Workforce Safety and Insurance agency filed its lawsuit last month in state court against Aon…
Rank this Week: 355

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Professor Andrea B. Carrol of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University and Professor Margaret Ryznar of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Apr 16

    Adoption Case in NY

    Adoption Case in NY
    From the New York Law Journal: A Queens man may legally adopt his husband's biological twins even though they were born to a woman under a surrogacy agreement that is illegal in New York state, a Family Court judge determined....
  • Apr 15

    College Debt Division at Divorce

    College Debt Division at Divorce
    From the Wall Street Journal: In many states, divorce courts have the discretion to divide marital property in a holistic way. That means that if the educational debt is considered marital property, they have the option of taking into…
  • Apr 14

    Fighting Divorce

    Fighting Divorce
    From the Washington Post: For years, social conservatives have been fighting to prevent certain people from getting married. But they’re waging a parallel battle, too: Trying to keep married couples together. In cooperation with the Family…
Rank this Week: 125

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Apr 16

    A Franco-Irish discussion on marriage equality at NUI Galway

    A Franco-Irish discussion on marriage equality at NUI Galway
    The School of Law at NUI Galway, in association with the French embassy in Ireland, will host a Franco-Irish discussion on marriage equality on April 25th. The keynote speaker is Erwann Binet, deputy of the French National Assembly.…
  • Apr 15

    Is Corporation Tax A Human Rights Issue?

    Is Corporation Tax A Human Rights Issue?
    We are delighted to welcome the latest in a series of cross-posts by Dr Shane Darcy from the Business and Human Rights in Ireland Blog. The Business and Human Rights in Ireland Blog is dedicated to tracking and analysing developments relating…
  • Apr 15

    #DirectProvision14: Photography Exhibition ‘One year on, and still no change’

    #DirectProvision14: Photography Exhibition ‘One year on, and still no change’
    Caroline Reid is the Communications Officer for Irish Refugee Council ‘One year on, and still no change’, Thursday 24 April, 6pm at the Powerscourt Gallery in Dublin city centre. This marks one year since…
Rank this Week: 249

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/
  • Apr 16

    "Addiction, Compulsion, and Agency"

    "Addiction, Compulsion, and Agency"
    "Addiction, Compulsion, and Agency" by Ezio Di Nucci has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract I show that Pickard’s argument against the irresistibility of addiction fails because her proposed dilemma,…
  • Apr 14

    "Clinicians’ Attitudes toward Patients with Disorders of Consciousness: A Survey"

    "Clinicians’ Attitudes toward Patients with Disorders of Consciousness: A Survey"
    "Clinicians’ Attitudes toward Patients with Disorders of Consciousness: A Survey" by Michele Farisco, et al., has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Notwithstanding fundamental methodological advancements,…
  • Apr 11

    " Painful Disparities, Painful Realities"

    " Painful Disparities, Painful Realities"
    Recently posted to SSRN (and published as a Univeristy of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper): "Painful Disparities, Painful Realities" AMANDA C. PUSTILNIK, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Legal doctrines and…
Rank this Week: 226

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health care legislation, enforcement and regulation. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://thehealthlawfirmblog.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 16

    Use Caution in USMLE Step Exam Preparation

    Use Caution in USMLE Step Exam Preparation
    By Catherine T. Hollis, J.D., The Health Law Firm and George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Bulletin of Information outlines several…
  • Apr 10

    Governor Requests the Agency for Health Care Administration to Inspect Florida’s VA Hospital

    Governor Requests the Agency for Health Care Administration to Inspect Florida’s VA Hospital
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In response to recent deaths at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals throughout Florida and the rest of the nation, on April 1, 2014, Governor ……
  • Apr 7

    Duke University Health System Pays $1 Million to Settle Allegations of False Claims in Whistleblower Lawsuit

    Duke University Health System Pays $1 Million to Settle Allegations of False Claims in Whistleblower Lawsuit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On March 21, 2014, Duke University Health System in Raleigh, North Carolina, settled a whistleblower/qui tam lawsuit, according to the Department…
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Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Apr 16

    Cybersecurity – Is It Time to Make Your Vendors Account?

    Cybersecurity – Is It Time to Make Your Vendors Account?
    With cybersecurity being at the forefront of clients’ and customers’ minds, businesses should take reasonable precautions to protect digital data that they create, collect, process, and/or maintain. And, according to The New York…
  • Apr 15

    Third Circuit Endorses Successor Liability for Wage and Hour Violation

    Third Circuit Endorses Successor Liability for Wage and Hour Violation
    In the recent case of Thompson v. Real Estate Mortgage Network, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has endorsed successor liability for claimed wage-and-hour violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The ruling…
  • Apr 14

    Defense Against Hacking: Is A New Industry Emerging?

    Defense Against Hacking: Is A New Industry Emerging?
    As the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to increase data exponentially, cyber-attacks and data breaches persist at alarming rates and effectiveness.  These circumstances create a need that has fostered a booming business…
Rank this Week: 774

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Apr 16

    Can My Wife Keep Kids From Me While I Serve in Iraq?

    Can My Wife Keep Kids From Me While I Serve in Iraq?
    Question:I am currently working in Iraq. My wife has told me she is moving out of our home and filing for a divorce.She has told me that a judge will not allow me to have our kids for more than seven days at a time. I have changed my schedule…
  • Apr 15

    DadsDivorce Live: Are Divorce Rates Higher Among Baby Boomers?

    DadsDivorce Live: Are Divorce Rates Higher Among Baby Boomers?
    Pepper Schwartz has written nearly 20 books, including her most recent work "The Normal Bar." Recently, she wrote an article for CNN that explores increasing divorce rates among the Baby Boomers generation.Schwartz, a sociology professor at…
  • Apr 14

    Ex-Spouse's Name on Deed to the House: What Does That Mean for Me?

    Ex-Spouse's Name on Deed to the House: What Does That Mean for Me?
    Question:I purchased property in 1987 and improved it with a two-story home and a two-story garage prior to being married in 1998. I did not put my spouse's named on the deed until 2002. My spouse left and filed for divorce in 2013.Read…
Rank this Week: 181

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • Apr 16

    Guest Post: Is Your Divorce Case Going No Where in Court?

    Guest Post: Is Your Divorce Case Going No Where in Court?
    Is Your Divorce Case Going No Where in Court? Sometimes divorce proceedings can become stalled. It mostly happens when two parties just cannot seem to see eye-to-eye on things and come to a decision. Two stubborn minded people have…
  • Apr 14

    Guest Post: The Legacy of Nigel Savage

    Guest Post: The Legacy of Nigel Savage
    The Legacy of Nigel Savage Richard Ridyard is a DPhil candidate at the University of Oxford, having previously studied there for a BCL. Nigel Savage is an inescapable presence in the legal education sector. Later this month he will retire as…
  • Apr 14

    Back to the blogging very soon….

    Back to the blogging very soon….
    As my spinal injury heals – I reckon that I will be able to return to regular blogging soon…. within days, hopefully. I have kept up with events in the world of law and legal education – so much to write about.  I…
Rank this Week: 140

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    This Proposed Amendment To DGCL Section 141(f) Is A Curate’s Egg

    This Proposed Amendment To DGCL Section 141(f) Is A Curate’s Egg
    In AGR Halifax Fund, Inc. v. Fiscina, 743 A.2d 1188 (1999), the Delaware Court of Chancery was asked to decide whether a consent given by persons before they became directors could become effective if delivered to the corporation after they…
  • Apr 15

    Name And Shame No More?

    Name And Shame No More?
    The last few years has seen the rise of so-called “name and shame” laws. The aims of many these laws may be laudable, but yesterday’s decision by the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit calls their…
  • Apr 14

    American Icon Amends Stock Plan To Make It Section 25102(o) Eligible – Why?

    American Icon Amends Stock Plan To Make It Section 25102(o) Eligible – Why?
    Section 102 the National Securities Markets Improvement Act (which amended Section 18 of the Securities Act of 1933) deems securities listed (or authorized for listing) on the NYSE, the American Stock Exchange or the National Market…
Rank this Week: 397

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Apr 16

    Di Filippi on Ethereum and Law

    Di Filippi on Ethereum and Law
    Dr. Primavera Di Filippi of CERSA / CNRS / Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) gave a presentation entitled Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet? 13 April 2014 at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Click…
  • Apr 15

    Webcast of event: European Citizens’ Initiative Day 2014: Building Up Success, 15 April 2014

    Webcast of event: European Citizens’ Initiative Day 2014: Building Up Success, 15 April 2014
    A live webcast is available of today’s event on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), European Citizens’ Initiative Day 2014: Building up success, taking place 15 April 2014 in Brussels. The European Citizens’…
  • Apr 15

    Slides and handouts from LSC TIG 2014: Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grants Conference

    Slides and handouts from LSC TIG 2014: Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grants Conference
    Slides and handouts of many of the presentations at LSC TIG 2014: Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grants Conference, have been posted. The presentations concern the use of technology for improving access to justice. The…
Rank this Week: 67

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

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

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Apr 16

    Standing to commence a mortgage foreclosure action.

    Standing to commence a mortgage foreclosure action.
    Practice point: A plaintiff has standing where it is the holder or assignee of both the subject mortgage and of the underlying note at the time the action is commenced. Either a written assignment of the underlying note or the physical…
  • Apr 15

    A motion for leave to renew.

    A motion for leave to renew.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division found that the Supreme Court providently exercised its discretion in granting that branch of the defendants' motion which was for leave to renew their opposition to the plaintiff's motion for…
  • Apr 14

    A hearing on proper service of process.

    A hearing on proper service of process.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division found that the Supreme Court should have granted those branches of the appellant's motion which were pursuant to CPLR 5015(a)(4), to vacate the judgment of foreclosure and sale, and pursuant to …
Rank this Week: 343

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Apr 16

    In-House Careers: The View from Asia in 2014

    In-House Careers: The View from Asia in 2014
    By Ben Cooper, Barrister-at-Law and Executive Director at GRMSearch. Ben also specialises in placing American lawyers into job opportunities in Asia. 2013 INTO 2014 2013 was very much a year of maintenance with encouraging areas of growth and…
  • Apr 15

    Conducting Business Intelligence Searches Online

    Conducting Business Intelligence Searches Online
    Marcus P. Zillman's new, comprehensive guide comprises the most current and accurate business intelligence source available via the web, free and fee based. Zillman includes resources and sites mined from both the visible and invisible web.…
  • Apr 14

    When the French clock off at 6pm, they really mean it

    When the French clock off at 6pm, they really mean it
    First it was the Germans, now it is the French.  How soon before this trend sweeps the across the pond (in-house counsel in the US are thinking “uh, never….” as they sip their morning coffee)? A new labour agreement in…
Rank this Week: 257

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    Conscience & Conviction

    Conscience & Conviction
    The Jury, a Norman Rockwell painting, appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post published February 14, 1959. This is one of several Rockwell paintings that can serve more or less as a civics lesson (cf. the 1964 painting, The Problem…
  • Apr 15

    Group Libel and the Crime of Poverty

    Group Libel and the Crime of Poverty
    In reviewing The Divided by Matt Taibbi in the Sunday New York Times Book Review, Timothy Noah makes the remark that poverty is being criminalized in the United States. He refers to the way that poor people are being treated on the streets,…
  • Apr 9

    A Joyous Welcome: The Baptism of Umma Azul

    A Joyous Welcome: The Baptism of Umma Azul
    Welcoming -- the sacrament of Baptism in the Catholic Church is the sacrament of welcoming. The child is presented to the Church, the community of believers, usually by the parents. The priest calls upon the parents, the godparents, and the…
Rank this Week: 330

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 381

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Apr 16

    PERS Update: Future of Pension Funds is Bleak

    PERS Update: Future of Pension Funds is Bleak
    Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis had this post on Friday about a report that concludes that 85% of pension funds will fail over the next three decades. From the post: Bridgewater Associates did an analysis of pension funds recently…
  • Apr 14

    Bobby DeLaughter Looked…….

    Bobby DeLaughter Looked…….
    I’m not sure what I expected from Bobby DeLaughter’s interview on WAPT news last week. But it made a big impression. My big takeaway from the interview was that Bobby DeLaughter looked happy. He smiled. He had the bemused twinkle…
  • Apr 10

    Bobby DeLaughter Interview on WAPT News Tonight

    Bobby DeLaughter Interview on WAPT News Tonight
    It’s my understanding that WAPT in Jackson is touting an exclusive interview with former Judge Bobby DeLaughter on tonight’s 10:00 p.m. newscast. Maybe I can stay up late enough to watch it. With my horrible Comcast DVR and cable…
Rank this Week: 529

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Apr 15

    A Perspicacious Passover and Happy Easter

    A Perspicacious Passover and Happy Easter
    This poem is the second part of a diptych. To read the first part, already posted, follow this link. A Passover/Easter Exhortation When winter, winter days, and dramatic rains, Arrange with memories in ink and fiction, Ascribing each…
  • Apr 11

    An Election is Simply a Festival for the Majority!

    An Election is Simply a Festival for the Majority!
    I speak now to the minority: I apologize for not posting more. I've had many interesting ideas swirling around my head, each of them the potential kernel of a good blog post. …but I've strangely lost the urge, energy, or whatever to…
  • Apr 9

    A Story About Low-Key Policing and Corduroy

    A Story About Low-Key Policing and Corduroy
    A couple of people have asked me to explain an odd corduroy reference I made on Twitter last night. Yes, arguably corduroy references are inherently odd. But this one involved blood, and police officers, so it caused some inquiry. The facts…
Rank this Week: 205

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    DAKSH-India Together Data Journalism

    DAKSH-India Together Data Journalism
    DAKSH and India Together have jointly instituted the DAKSH-India Together Fellowship to encourage data journalism centered around elections. Two of our fellows have written insightful pieces, one on women MPs…
  • Apr 15

    National Legal Services Authority versus Union of India -- Preliminary Reaction

    National Legal Services Authority versus Union of India -- Preliminary Reaction
    This is a guest post by Danish Sheikh, an advocate who is presently doing a masters in law at Michigan Law School. In 2004, Kokila, a hijra in Karnataka, was brutally raped by ten men, only to be tortured by the police to whom she went…
  • Mar 29

    Religion and Caste in the Constituent Assembly

    Religion and Caste in the Constituent Assembly
    In the current issue of EPW, Rowena Robinson in an article titled, "Minority Rights vs Caste Claims: Indian Christians and the Predicament of Law" turns to the Constituent Assembly debates to explore how dalit Christians (and other religious…
Rank this Week: 256

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 106

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

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

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Apr 15

    You Just Locked Your Car With Your Remote, So You’re Good, Right?

    You Just Locked Your Car With Your Remote, So You’re Good, Right?
    Almost everyone uses the remote control on their car key to lock the car. And it’s then alarmed too. What a great technology! Remotes have really come a long way. So you’re safe, right? Well, no. And here’s why, per…
  • Apr 14

    Why Would You Think That Fish Oil Is … ?

    Why Would You Think That Fish Oil Is … ?
    Who would go to a restaurant if they suspected the food might be tampered with? Well, there’s at least one woman who appears to fall into this category. As reported at highlinetimes.com (Washington State) in the police blotter: A Burien…
  • Apr 13

    Some People Think Walmart Sucks. Some People Suck At Walmart.

    Some People Think Walmart Sucks. Some People Suck At Walmart.
    It’s unclear if this guy is a member of the first group of folks. He’s definitely someone who sucks at Walmart. As reported by The Independent Tribune (Concord, North Carolina): Michael Anthony Brown, of 207 Lincoln St. SW,…
Rank this Week: 190

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Apr 15

    Canada’s Parliament Considers Bill Limiting Horse Slaughter

    Canada’s Parliament Considers Bill Limiting Horse Slaughter
    The most recent ban on equine inspections by USDA meat inspectors has moved the horse slaughter debate up to Canada’s House of Commons. A Member of Parliament (MP) from southeastern British Columbia hopes that a final hour of debate…
  • Apr 15

    Salmonella on Poultry a ‘Common Enemy’ for Both U.S. and Denmark

    Salmonella on Poultry a ‘Common Enemy’ for Both U.S. and Denmark
    The United States and Denmark are at war. Not against each other, but against a common enemy — Salmonella on poultry products. Recently, there has been attention in the media about Denmark’s attempts to…
  • Apr 15

    Merger of Meat Industry Groups Aims to Achieve ‘One Voice’

    Merger of Meat Industry Groups Aims to Achieve ‘One Voice’
    The 108-year-old American Meat Institute is close to a merger with the two-year-old North American Meat Association. Among other roles, the new organization will direct the meat industry’s approach to food safety. What gives? James…
Rank this Week: 58

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Apr 15

    Prohiben el vuelo del águila del club de fútbol Niza

    Prohiben el vuelo del águila del club de fútbol Niza
    La Liga Profesional de Fútbol de Francia, Ligue de Football Professionnel, LFP, está siendo el blanco de críticas por parte de los seguidores del club de Fútbol de Niza, OGC Niza, por haber prohibido el vuelo del…
  • Apr 15

    Suprema Corte de la India reconoce un tercer género

    Suprema Corte de la India reconoce un tercer género
    En una muy sorpresiva decisión, la Corte Suprema de la India reconoce a los transexuales o hijras como un tercer sexo y obliga al estado a tomar las medidas pertinentes para asegurarles el respeto de sus derechos de acceso al sistema…
  • Apr 15

    Se confirma responsabilidad de Seaworld en muerte de entrenadora

    Se confirma responsabilidad de Seaworld en muerte de entrenadora
    Este martes una corte de apelaciones federal concluyó que en la muerte de una entrenadora en el parque acuático SeaWorld, ocurrida en 2010, el parque tuvo responsabilidad en materia de prevención de riesgos de trabajo.
Rank this Week: 353

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Apr 15

    Research update: New staff positions in pricing value and LPM, Part 2 of 2

    Research update: New staff positions in pricing value and LPM, Part 2 of 2
    Using existing staff to perform these functions Some firms have adopted a different approach, preferring to utilize the skills of people already on their staff to run project management and pricing: Pricing has become a big part of our…
  • Apr 8

    Research update: New staff positions in pricing value and LPM, Part 1 of 2

    Research update: New staff positions in pricing value and LPM, Part 1 of 2
    This two-part post previews results from my book Client Value and Law Firm Profitability, which will be published this summer. All quotes are from managing partners, chairs, and other senior decision makers at AmLaw 200 firms. Each…
  • Apr 1

    Tip of the month: Become a better listener by asking probing question

    Tip of the month: Become a better listener by asking probing question
    You can improve business development results by becoming a better listener. The easiest way is to use simple probes to keep people talking such as “Tell me more about…,” “Could you elaborate on…” or…
Rank this Week: 642

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Apr 15

    University of Pittsburgh v. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)

    University of Pittsburgh v. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Federal Circuit used its decision that the District Court erred in certain of its claim construction determinations to reverse a jury award of greater than $100 million, but left intact large portions of the District…
  • Apr 14

    Hoffman-La Roche Inc. v. Apotex Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)

    Hoffman-La Roche Inc. v. Apotex Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)
    By Michael Greenfield -- Last Friday, the Federal Circuit issued an opinion in Hoffman La-Roche Inc. v. Apotex Inc. that is a cautionary tale of patent lifecycle and the difficulties those seeking to extend patent protection face -- namely…
  • Apr 13

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. et al. v. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. et al. 1:14-cv-00387; filed March 26, 2014 in the…
Rank this Week: 63

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Apr 15

    Great News About Coal in China

    Great News About Coal in China
    Greenpeace has published a short report on recent trends in Chinese coal consumption, titled “The End of China’s Coal Boom“. Thanks to this Tweet by Kees van der Leun for the link. The report shows plans of multiple…
  • Apr 14

    Stiftung Umweltenergierecht On Commission Guideline

    Stiftung Umweltenergierecht On Commission Guideline
    The Stiftung Umweltenergierecht has published an 89 page analysis (in German language) explaining how the recent move by the European Commission to violate Germany’s legislation competences is illegal. Thanks to this Tweet by Heiko…
  • Apr 14

    Build More Coal Power Plants!

    Build More Coal Power Plants!
    That’s probably not a headline readers expect here. Let me explain. Cleantechnica just published an interesting interview with Peter Terium, CEO of RWE, one of the big German power utilities. From that interview: EP: Still, I get the…
Rank this Week: 670

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 605

Durham-in-Wonderland

Durham-in-Wonderland

Features comments and analysis about the Duke/Nifong case. By Professor KC Johnson.

http://durhamwonderland.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    DNA & "Thousands of Years" of Rape Prosecution

    DNA & "Thousands of Years" of Rape Prosecution
    Author William D. Cohan continued his publicity tour yesterday, appearing on MSNBC’s “The Cycle” and WUNC’s “State of Things.” It’s hard at this stage to escape notice that Cohan’s press…
  • Apr 14

    Fisking Cohan on Rehm

    Fisking Cohan on Rehm
    Yesterday, author William D. Cohan made an extended appearance on the Diane Rehm Show. The hour-long session gave him the most detailed opportunity to present his controversial twin theses that “something happened” and Mike…
  • Apr 14

    Thin-Skinned Cohan Attacks Stuart Taylor

    Thin-Skinned Cohan Attacks Stuart Taylor
    Today author William D. Cohan appeared on the Diane Rehm show, on NPR. During the broadcast, Stuart Taylor called in to ask Cohan a couple of questions. Stuart prepared the resulting transcript below; I have some comments thereafter:Stuart…
Rank this Week: 346

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 38

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
  • Apr 15

    Proposed GMO Labeling Bill Would Block State Law

    Proposed GMO Labeling Bill Would Block State Law
    By Riëtte van Laack – Legislation that would require labeling of genetically engineered or bioengineered foods (generally referred to as “GMOs”) has been proposed in various states. If enacted, these state laws may expose companies to…
  • Apr 14

    Setting the Record Straight on GRAS: Part 1

    Setting the Record Straight on GRAS: Part 1
    By Ricardo Carvajal & Diane B. McColl – When GAO issued its 2010 report criticizing FDA’s oversight of the GRAS exception, we were motivated to respond first in short form in a blog post, and then in long form through...
  • Apr 13

    When is a Thick Sweet Syrupy Substance Properly Labeled as Honey?

    When is a Thick Sweet Syrupy Substance Properly Labeled as Honey?
    By Riëtte van Laack – In 2006, the American Beekeeping Federation and honey industry groups petitioned FDA (Docket No. FDA-2006-P-0207) to adopt a standard of identity for honey. In 2011, FDA denied this petition because it concluded that…
Rank this Week: 272

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool

    Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool
    Write text here...Related articlesSometime My Job is Very Cool!Sometimes My Job Is Very Cool - Part IISometimes My Job Is Pretty CoolWe're Famous (Almost) Again!------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Apr 14

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    Dispute Resolution is at the heart of the Procedural safeguards provided by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act. Which dispute resolution methods under IDEA have you had the most success with? Leave your story in the…
  • Apr 11

    Procedural Safeguards - The Series Part VII

    Procedural Safeguards - The Series Part VII
    Meetings are sometimes held around conference tables. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)This is the seventh installment in a multi-part series on procedural safeguards under the federal special education law, the Individuals With Disabilities…
Rank this Week: 414

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    T1448/09 : une décision confuse

    T1448/09 : une décision confuse
    Dans la présente décision, la Chambre se pose d'abord la question de la recevabilité du recours, étant noté que dans son mémoire le demandeur se limite à présenter un certain nombre…
  • Apr 13

    T895/13 : accélération

    T895/13 : accélération
    La décision en question est une décision intermédiaire uniquement consacrée à une requête en accélération de procédure.L'Opposante avait réclamé…
  • Apr 10

    J22/12 : pas de décision, pas de recour

    J22/12 : pas de décision, pas de recour
    Pour résumer une situation assez curieuse : l'OEB, ayant prélevé par erreur du compte de l'ancien mandataire la taxe de délivrance, avait émis une décision de délivrance. Le déposant…
Rank this Week: 638

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Apr 15

    Today is Emancipation Day 2014 in the land of taxation without representation.

    Today is Emancipation Day 2014 in the land of taxation without representation.
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor…
  • Apr 14

    Paying taxes to be spied upon, and for an overgrown military and criminal justice system.

    Paying taxes to be spied upon, and for an overgrown military and criminal justice system.
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases. http://katzjustice.com Every year for…
  • Apr 13

    When your ideal judge disappoints.

    When your ideal judge disappoints.
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases.…
Rank this Week: 229

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • Apr 15

    Why You Care About the Revision to OMB Circular A-119?

    Why You Care About the Revision to OMB Circular A-119?
    The U.S. Office of Management and Budget is seeking comments, no later than May 12, 2014, on proposed revisions to Circular A-119, “Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity…
  • Apr 9

    The Single Most Significant Change in LEED

    The Single Most Significant Change in LEED
    By Jacqueline Lusk and Stuart Kaplow The newest version of LEED, with the designation LEED v4 is not simply another step in the continuous improvement of the third party verified green building rating system, and while not paradigm shift…
  • Apr 9

    The Single Most Significant Change in LEED v4

    The Single Most Significant Change in LEED v4
    By Jacqueline Lusk and Stuart Kaplow The newest version of LEED, with the designation LEED v4 is not simply another step in the continuous improvement of the third party verified green building rating system, and while not paradigm shift…
Rank this Week: 821

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Apr 15

    Dropbox for Lawyers and Law Firms: a Primer

    Dropbox for Lawyers and Law Firms: a Primer
    According to the ABA’s most-recent technology survey, 58% of lawyers use Dropbox, making it the most popular online file storage option among lawyers. Here is everything you need to know about Dropbox, from how to install it to securing…
  • Apr 14

    5 Alternatives To Dropbox

    5 Alternatives To Dropbox
    No matter what your reason, you can now jump ship and take your data with you. No way we’re looking at the 25+ services listed on Wikipedia, but here are five that you might consider.5 Alternatives To Dropbox is a post from…
  • Apr 14

    5 Alternatives To Dropbox (If You’re Too Cool For Dropbox)

    5 Alternatives To Dropbox (If You’re Too Cool For Dropbox)
    No matter what your reason, you can now jump ship and take your data with you. No way we’re looking at the 25+ services listed on Wikipedia, but here are five that you might consider.5 Alternatives To Dropbox (If You’re Too Cool…
Rank this Week: 107

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    Meeting With Congressman Reichert

    Meeting With Congressman Reichert
    I had the distinct privilege of meeting with Congressman Dave Reichert today organized by the Washington Compact.  The meeting was positive.  I thank One America and Washington Compact for organizing this special meeting and thank…
  • Apr 12

    KCBA CLE on Startups- great success!

    KCBA CLE on Startups- great success!
    It was a great honor to be invited to speak on immigration options for startups for the King County Bar Association CLE on Advising Startups. Tahmina’s presentation was well received and was a great success.  Thank you KCBA for the…
  • Apr 11

    H1b for Entrepreneurs- New Developments Hopefully

    H1b for Entrepreneurs- New Developments Hopefully
    The Puget Sound Business Journal reports on possible new developments for entrepreneurs using the H1b visa.  Read the full article here.  Thank you to the PSBJ and Emily Parkhurst for reporting on this important matter.  …
Rank this Week: 607

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

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

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • Apr 15

    Shaming The Shamele

    Shaming The Shamele
    Venable LLP's Randy Shaheen and Amy Mudge might just be prime candidates for guest posts on Bank Lawyer's Blog. A recent "All About Advertising Law" post launched a snark attack that made this blogger proud. The victim was every…
  • Apr 13

    Fannie Slams The Door Shut

    Fannie Slams The Door Shut
    Alleged shenanigans in foreclosure proceedings by lenders' counsel in Colorado, which we've previously discussed here and here, have prompted some serious consequences for two of the law firms fingered in the investigations. Fannie Mae is not…
  • Apr 10

    ICBA Tries To Break The Choke Hold

    ICBA Tries To Break The Choke Hold
    The ICBA is starting to gag on Operation Choke Point. Before it and its members pass out from lack of oxygen, it's demanding that the Department of Justice loosen its grip on the windpipes of its members. In a letter...
Rank this Week: 185

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/
  • Apr 15

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie
    A new report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has weighed in on the country’s health by county and has concluded that some surprising things that could affect health. …
  • Apr 10

    Therapies That Can Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Homestead and Other Florida Citie

    Therapies That Can Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Homestead and Other Florida Citie
    Patients with spinal cord injuries in Homestead and across Florida have more hope now than ever before, thanks to new research. Typically, patients who have suffered a spinal cord injury in a traffic collision in Homestead or through another…
  • Apr 8

    Florida Wants to Crack Down on Trauma Fees in State Hospital

    Florida Wants to Crack Down on Trauma Fees in State Hospital
    Recent investigative reports by the Tampa Bay Times and I-Team found that trauma patients found that some state hospitals charge very high fees to trauma patients. Attorneys and Rep. Greg Steube of the State House agree that more needs to be…
Rank this Week: 953

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

Provides insight and commentary on aviation accidents and the law. By Danko Meredith.

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Apr 15

    Judge Rules Lawyer Filing Malaysia Flight MH 370 Petition Acted Improperly

    Judge Rules Lawyer Filing Malaysia Flight MH 370 Petition Acted Improperly
    Shortly after the crash of Malaysia Flight MH 370, Monica Kelly of the Ribbeck Law Firm announced that her firm was filing litigation in Chicago seeking to preserve evidence and identify other possible defendants who might be involved in the…
  • Apr 1

    Asiana Admits Pilots Allowed Aircraft To Get Too Slow But Blames Boeing

    Asiana Admits Pilots Allowed Aircraft To Get Too Slow But Blames Boeing
    Asiana now says the autopilot confused the crew of Asiana Flight 214, and blames Boeing for the crash of Flight 214.  ABC Channel 7 asked me to comment.  
  • Mar 29

    Montreal Convention's Time Limit for Bringing Suit Leads to Unjust Result

    Montreal Convention's Time Limit for Bringing Suit Leads to Unjust Result
    A passenger suffered from lung disease.  The airline denied him the use of his supplemental oxygen.  As a result, six months later, the passenger died.  The family sued the airline within two years of the passenger’s…
Rank this Week: 851

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Apr 15

    ITLOS Finds Guinea-Bissau Liable to Panama for Arrest of M/V Virginia G

    ITLOS Finds Guinea-Bissau Liable to Panama for Arrest of M/V Virginia G
    The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) issued its decision today in the case of the M/V Virginia G, an oil tanker flying the flag of Panama, which was arrested by officials from Guinea-Bissau because the vessel...
  • Apr 15

    20th Anniversary of the Signing of the WTO Agreement

    20th Anniversary of the Signing of the WTO Agreement
    Twenty years ago today (April 15, 2014), the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its Annexes were signed in Marrakesh, Morocco. The agreements concluded the 1986-94 Uruguay Round of negotiations and were signed by…
  • Apr 15

    U.N. Security Council Condemns Abduction of Jordan's Ambassador in Libya

    U.N. Security Council Condemns Abduction of Jordan's Ambassador in Libya
    The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned today’s attack in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, which resulted in the abduction of the Jordanian ambassador and injuries to his driver. According to media reports, assailants opened fire…
Rank this Week: 161

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Apr 15

    Another Arrest Made in Roatan

    Another Arrest Made in Roatan
    Just yesterday, our cruise ship lawyers reported on the arrest of Guzman Ramirez, the 20-year-old suspected gunman accused of fatally shooting a Norwegian Cruise Line crew member. The victim, Gavan Yaycob, 27, was working aboard the Norwegian…
  • Apr 14

    Gunman Who Shot and Killed NCL Crew Member in Roatan, Honduras Apprehended

    Gunman Who Shot and Killed NCL Crew Member in Roatan, Honduras Apprehended
    Last week, the seafarer lawyers here at our firm reported on a tragic crime that cost one Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) crew member their life. The incident occurred on Sunday, April 6, when the victim, Gavan Yaycob, 27, a Filipino crew member…
  • Apr 11

    Disney Cruise Line Crew Member Arrested After Molesting 13-Year-Old Girl

    Disney Cruise Line Crew Member Arrested After Molesting 13-Year-Old Girl
    Back in February, the cruise ship sexual assault attorneys at our firm reported on a disturbing case involving a Holland America crew member who brutally beat, raped and attempted to murder a female passenger in her own cabin. Now, we have…
Rank this Week: 247

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

Covers the impact of relationship laws on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    So you want to make a baby seminar a great succe

    So you want to make a baby seminar a great succe
     (L to R) Michael Condon, Dr Warren DeAmbrosis, me and  David Cleary from the LGBTI Legal Service A seminar on how to make a baby, for those not doing so the old fashioned way, was a resounding success. Nearly 70 attendees made this…
  • Apr 1

    Not all human beings can be classified by sex as either male or female: High Court

    Not all human beings can be classified by sex as either male or female: High Court
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]--> <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE …
  • Mar 30

    So you want to make a baby: change of venue

    So you want to make a baby: change of venue
    Due to demand, as we are currently expecting 70 attendees, the venue for So You Want to Make a Baby has changed to: UNITING CHURCH HALL 52 Merthyr Rd New Farm The seminar is not now being held at the Qld Aids Council at Newstead.
Rank this Week: 950

Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By Preston Gates & Ellis.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 372

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Apr 15

    Is the “Yarn-Forward” Rule Forwarding Free Trade?

    Is the “Yarn-Forward” Rule Forwarding Free Trade?
    The answer may depend on whom you ask. Indeed, against the background of the recent TPP negotiation this particular origin rule offers a unique lens through which one can investigate a complex relationship of free trade, political economy and…
  • Apr 12

    The U.S. “Preemptive” Appeal in China-Rare Earth

    The U.S. “Preemptive” Appeal in China-Rare Earth
    Following up on Simon’s last post, I want to raise a few questions on the US appeal. In "U.S. Files 'Preemptive' Appeal Against WTO Ruling on Chinese Rare Earths", BNA WTO Reporter, April 10, 2014, Daniel Pruzin reports: The U.S....
  • Apr 12

    The China - Rare Earths Appeal

    The China - Rare Earths Appeal
    As everyone has no doubt heard by now, the U.S., Japan and the EU recently won a big victory over China in the Rare Earths case at the WTO. The WTO panel ruled that various Chinese export duties and quotas...
Rank this Week: 62

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

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

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Apr 15

    legally brown

    legally brown
    Being brown is one of my best attributes, and it’s one of my favorite topics of discussion. It’s fundamental to my identity and has always affected many of my perspectives, beliefs, and decisions. But when I was younger, no one…
  • Apr 15

    Values-Based Leadership is a Good Fit For Women Lawyer

    Values-Based Leadership is a Good Fit For Women Lawyer
    You know that leadership is one of my favorite themes.  When you develop leadership that is "values based," it is a home run in almost every case.   Values-Based Leadership (VBL) is a leadership philosophy that goes beyond…
  • Apr 15

    Conquering the Writing Competition &amp; Law Review

    Conquering the Writing Competition &amp;amp; Law Review
    If you’re a 1L, one of the last things on your mind right before this spring’s final exam period is probably your school’s upcoming writing competition.  You might not even know if you want to be on a journal, but I…
Rank this Week: 388