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Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

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

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Cosimo’s Italian Restaurant Sued For Overtime Violation

    Cosimo’s Italian Restaurant Sued For Overtime Violation
    Restaurant workers are suing Cosimo’s Italian Restaurant in Westfield, New Jersey for unpaid overtime wages in New Jersey federal court. Cooks, dishwashers, food preparation workers, and other back of house workers  claim…
  • Sep 26

    Texas Roadhouse to Pay $1.4M to Settle Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

    Texas Roadhouse to Pay $1.4M to Settle Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit
    A Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Columbus, Ohio will pay $1.4 million to settle a class sexual harassment suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). EEOC had charged the restaurant with victimizing a group of female…
  • Sep 19

    Wage Theft Case Filed By Delivery Workers Against Just Salad

    Wage Theft Case Filed By Delivery Workers Against Just Salad
    Delivery persons at Just Salad restaurants in New York were cheated out of their wages and overtime, according to a lawsuit filed in New York federal court. Just Salad allegedly failed to pay its employees the minimum wage and forced them to…
Rank this Week: 645

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/
  • Sep 28

    This Just In: Everybody Matters, A Memoir by Mary Robinson

    This Just In: Everybody Matters, A Memoir by Mary Robinson
    Mary Robinson became the first woman President of Ireland in 1990. She is one of the most inspiring women of the modern age and has spent her life in pursuit of a fairer world. In Everybody Matters, Robinson describes her upbringing, how her…
  • Sep 27

    Library Open House: This Thursday, September 29th 4-6PM

    Library Open House: This Thursday, September 29th 4-6PM
    The C|M|Law Library cordially invites all students, faculty and staff to attend our semi-annual Open House this Thursday, September 29th from 4-6pm on the first floor of the library.  We will have pizza, pop, and refreshments along with…
  • Sep 26

    “The Other Guys” HeinOnline CONTEST

    “The Other Guys” HeinOnline CONTEST
    Thanks to all who participated in our HeinOnline Demos and read our blog posts about HeinOnline!  Now is the time for our HeinOnline contest the winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. Here are the rules: Answer the questions below;…
Rank this Week: 418

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Sep 28

    Big Data and the ADA

    Big Data and the ADA
    Sharona Hoffman (Case Western) has just posted on SSRN her essay (forthcoming Hastings L.J.) Big Data and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Here's the abstract: While big data offers society many potential benefits, it also comes with…
  • Sep 28

    Stone Argues for a Workplace Sabbatical

    Stone Argues for a Workplace Sabbatical
    Katherine Stone (UCLA) just had her essay What Hillary Should Say published in The Huffington Post. The essay argues that Hillary Clinton should respond to Trump's critique of free trade by adopting any of several proposals to help American…
  • Sep 27

    EEOC Launches Small Business Center

    EEOC Launches Small Business Center
    Earlier today, the EEOC initiated an online resource center for small businesses. The resource is targeted specifically toward small businesses, with an eye toward helping them comply with federal anti-discrimination laws, which can often…
Rank this Week: 20

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 28

    This Is Silly

    This Is Silly
    …but it’s also fun: The Hillary Shimmy Song: by Jonathan Mann.
  • Sep 27

    John Oliver Explains the Clinton e-Mail ‘Scandal’

    John Oliver Explains the Clinton e-Mail ‘Scandal’
    …and as a bonus explains the Clinton Foundation controversy too. This will undoubtedly enrage certain people.
  • Sep 27

    Baked

    Baked
    The jokes this year have been on us. Here’s the first actually funny joke I’ve spotted about the 2016 campaign: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump go into a bakery. As soon as they enter the bakery, Trump steals three pastries…
Rank this Week: 34

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 28

    OPINION: Wrzesien v. MPERA

    OPINION: Wrzesien v. MPERA
    CIVIL – DECLARATORY JUDGMENT DA 15-0554, 2016 MT 242, EDWARD D. WRZESIEN and LACEY VAN GRINSVEN, individually and on behalf of all similarly situated persons, and MEGAN ASHTON, individually, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. STATE OF…
  • Sep 28

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Krause

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Krause
    CRIMINAL – REVOCATION DA 15-0700, 2016 MT 241N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. TERRY DUANE KRAUSE, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 28

    OPINION: CCRC v. Board of Oil and Ga

    OPINION: CCRC v. Board of Oil and Ga
    CIVIL – DECLARATORY JUDGMENT DA 15-0613, 2016 MT 240, CARBON COUNTY RESOURCE COUNCIL, a Montana Non-profit public benefit corporation, and NORTHERN PLAINS RESOURCE COUNCIL, Montana Non-profit, public benefit corporation, Plaintiffs and…
Rank this Week: 76

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Sep 28

    Join Me at the Virginia Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar 2016

    Join Me at the Virginia Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar 2016
    I have given post mortem glowing reviews of past Construction and Public Contracts Law seminars in the past here at Construction Law Musings (and for full disclosure an one of the co-chairs of the seminar planning committee this year). …
  • Sep 22

    Why You Should Consider “In House Counsel”

    Why You Should Consider “In House Counsel”
    We construction lawyers have occasionally taken it on the chin as one of the obstacles in the construction process.  However, I have often argued what I believe to be true, that early consultation with a construction lawyer, before…
  • Sep 14

    Another Way a Mechanic’s Lien Protects You

    Another Way a Mechanic’s Lien Protects You
    Here at Construction Law Musings, we have discussed mechanic’s lien law in Virginia on multiple occasions.  We have discussed everything from the very picky nature of the perfection and enforcement of these liens to the changes…
Rank this Week: 318

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Could A Skin Patch Help Prevent DUIs?

    Could A Skin Patch Help Prevent DUIs?
    Would the number of DUIs in Los Angeles decrease if drivers and/or police officers had an easier, more reliable way to measure blood alcohol content? Researchers at the University of San Diego have developed a wearable, flexible sensor that…
  • Sep 26

    Officers Face Charges After DUI Cover Up

    Officers Face Charges After DUI Cover Up
    Most police officers in the City of Angels take very seriously their responsibility to get Los Angeles DUI drivers off the road. Occasionally, however, some law enforcement officials may turn a blind eye to someone’s drinking and…
  • Sep 21

    Children Are Often Victims in DUI Crashe

    Children Are Often Victims in DUI Crashe
    The State of California law recognizes that children involved in incidents of DUI in Los Angeles are at special risk; in fact, California Vehicle Code 23572 mandates enhancements in penalties for anyone driving DUI with kids in the car. For a…
Rank this Week: 627

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Sep 28

    September oral argument videos available

    September oral argument videos available
    The Supreme Court has added to its temporary archive videos of the oral arguments on the September calendar. The court holds a special end-of-September calendar in San Diego tomorrow.
  • Sep 26

    Summary of September 21, 2016 conference report for civil case

    Summary of September 21, 2016 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • Sep 19

    Summary of September 14, 2016 conference report for civil case

    Summary of September 14, 2016 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
Rank this Week: 880

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Sep 28

    Pittsblog: Back Again, and the End of New

    Pittsblog: Back Again, and the End of New
    There is more to say, as it turns out, about law and tech and entrepreneurship and Pittsburgh and various and sundry other things. Since the end of Pittsblog (born 2003, suspended 2013) and the earlier version of this site (born 2004,…
  • Oct 20

    Fair Use and Google: Ten Years After

    Fair Use and Google: Ten Years After
    (Ten Years After, I’d Love to Change the World) Digesting the fair use reading in The Authors Guild v. Google in the Second Circuit, I went back to some things that I wrote when the case was filed, ten years ago, in 2005. What did…
  • Sep 22

    Working Fair Use

    Working Fair Use
    Are there tensions in recent fair use cases regarding methods? Fair use analysis has traditionally and conventionally posed a set of very “work-specific,” nuanced questions. For at least 15 years or so, since the rise of the…
Rank this Week: 255

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Bruce Springsteen, feminist. Which,…

    Bruce Springsteen, feminist. Which, really, should come as no surprise, but in the current atmosphere of normalized misogyny, is a welcome breath of air. I'm on record as predicting that Springsteen's memoir would be dull, but now I think I…
  • Sep 27

    Very flattered to have been asked to…

    Very flattered to have been asked to participate on a panel with Dr. Anthony Neal, Dr. Patrick McGovern, and Dr. Peter Yacobucci last night at Buffalo State previewing and post-morting last night's Presidential debate. For the most part what…
  • Sep 25

    This is what being a sole practitioner…

    This is what being a sole practitioner means: it's a beautiful fall Sunday, and I am in the office Bates stamping exhibits. #NotesOnAGlamorProfession
Rank this Week: 500

But I Do Have a Law Degree

But I Do Have a Law Degree

A lawyer turned stay at home mom chronicles life after law firms.

http://www.butidohavealawdegree.com/
  • Sep 28

    One Foot in Front of the Other

    One Foot in Front of the Other
    Adulthood throws curveballs, that much I've learned. In my twenties I was naive enough to think that I had it all planned out, how our life would go.  And why wouldn't I?  I was doing everything right, checking the boxes.  Kids…
  • Sep 15

    The Last Birthday Sleepover

    The Last Birthday Sleepover
    For each of my sons, starting on their third birthdays, one of the "gifts" I give them is a sleepover in their bed.  Sleepovers in my bed don't happen all that often, but me sleeping in their bed is a true treat.  And as much…
  • Jul 14

    When a Childless Gay Man from England Visits an American Suburban Housewife for 9 Days, Fun Things Happen

    When a Childless Gay Man from England Visits an American Suburban Housewife for 9 Days, Fun Things Happen
    First, you immediately abandon your healthy eating/alcohol abstinence plan for the first couple of weeks in July.  You plan to pretend you aren't an American suburban housewife with three kids for those 9 days, to the extent possible.…
Rank this Week: 871

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 167

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

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

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    A Public Reading of the U.S. Constitution

    A Public Reading of the U.S. Constitution
    For the eleventh year in a row, the UW Suzzallo & Allen Libraries are hosting a campus-wide, 75-minute public reading of the U.S.Constitution.  Please consider joining in as a reader (of just a few sentences) or as a listener.…
  • Sep 26

    In Memoriam: Professor Marjorie Rombauer, 1929 - 2016

    In Memoriam: Professor Marjorie Rombauer, 1929 - 2016
    Professor Marjorie D. Rombauer, who served on the UW Law faculty for 30 years, died on Friday. She was widely heralded as the "Mother of the Field of Legal Writing Education." Prof. Rombauer was a Husky through and through. She earned…
  • Sep 21

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution
    Have you ever wondered about the scribe who wrote out the famous parchment copy of the Constitution? It was a Jacob Shallus, assistant clerk of the Pennsylvania legislature, who had a weekend to make a good copy of what the Constitutional…
Rank this Week: 159

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Sep 28

    Podcast: Metadata Management and Daily Best Practice

    Podcast: Metadata Management and Daily Best Practice
    Discussions about metadata used to be very common in law office management and technology circles. You do not hear as much about that topic today, primarily because Microsoft Word and Corel WordPerfect have built-in metadata scrubbers. But,…
  • Sep 16

    OBA MAP Reading Room for August 2016

    OBA MAP Reading Room for August 2016
    Apparently, August was a big month for law practice management and technology articles. I ended up with twenty-six articles we have placed in the OBA Management Assistance Program Reading Room for the month. The linked articles range from…
  • Sep 12

    On Law Firm Profitability and Being a Jetson

    On Law Firm Profitability and Being a Jetson
    Law firms are businesses. Businesses should have the goal of being profitable. The September/October 2016 issue of Law Practice Magazine is the annual finance issue. The cover story is Increasing Law Firm Profitability by Instilling Values by…
Rank this Week: 403

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Sep 28

    New Tax Foundation Report Highlights Best & Worst States For Busine

    New Tax Foundation Report Highlights Best & Worst States For Busine
    The Tax Foundation has released its 2017 State Business Tax Climate Index, ranking the best and worst states for business tax climate. Who made the top? And who sits at the bottom? Here's what you need to know.
  • Sep 28

    IRS Posts New Per Diem Rates For Taxpayers Who Travel For Busine

    IRS Posts New Per Diem Rates For Taxpayers Who Travel For Busine
    New per-diem numbers are out, effective October 1, 2016. These numbers are to be used for per-diem allowances paid to any employee on or after October 1, 2016, for travel away from home on or after that date. The new rates include those for…
  • Sep 26

    Live Blog: The First 2016 Presidential Debate (September 26, 2016)

    Live Blog: The First 2016 Presidential Debate (September 26, 2016)
    Welcome to our live coverage of the September 26, 2016, presidential debate. At around 9:00 p.m. EST, the two main presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton for the Democrats, and Donald Trump for the Republicans, are expected to take the…
Rank this Week: 82

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
Rank this Week: 730

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    The Trump tax-exempt foundation story

    The Trump tax-exempt foundation story
    I was among many tax people who spoke to David Farenthold as he researched his Washington Post story on diversion of income from Donald Trump to his tax-exempt foundation.  In case you haven't seen the story, the key reveal is that…
  • Sep 27

    Exposed

    Exposed
    Let's face it, there's something almost glamorous about being an existential threat to everything positive that the United States has accomplished over the last two-plus centuries, such as prosperity, the rule of law, progress towards racial…
  • Sep 26

    An NYU Law School first?

    An NYU Law School first?
    I am wondering whether my colleague Lily Batchelder's paper, "Families Facing Tax Increases Under Trump's Latest Tax Plan," might actually be mentioned, or at least referred to, during tonight's presidential debate, whether by Hillary Clinton…
Rank this Week: 659

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    US v. Zhou, No. 14-50288 (9-27-16)(Graber…

    US v. Zhou, No. 14-50288 (9-27-16)(Graber w/Silverman; concurrence by Graber; dissent by Tashima).  The 9th affirmed restitution for fraud victims of a Target store in Colorado, although he only pled to the conviction covering fraud at…
  • Sep 25

    Case o' The Week: Gov't Gobbles Second Bite of Argument Apple - Williams and Reasonable Suspicion for Searche

    Case o' The Week: Gov't Gobbles Second Bite of Argument Apple - Williams and Reasonable Suspicion for Searche
     Q: What’s does one call a government argument, raised for the first time on appeal?  A: Waived. “More precise.”   United States v. Williams, 2016 WL 5030343 (9thCir. Sept. 20, 2016), decision available…
  • Sep 22

    US v. Williams, No. 15-10008…

    US v. Williams, No. 15-10008 (9-20-16)(Wallace w/Kozinski & Whaley, Sr. D.J.). The 9th reversed the suppression of a search of crack cocaine and a firearm.  The 9th held that the officers had reasonable suspicion of the defendant…
Rank this Week: 283

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    How the California Juvenile Justice System Continues to Change

    How the California Juvenile Justice System Continues to Change
    If you’ve ever heard the term “juvenile hall,” you know there is a difference between adult criminal courts and the juvenile justice system. But what really is the difference? Don’t minors convicted of crimes just go…
  • Sep 19

    New Law Permits Police to Use Body Scanners to Search You When Arrested

    New Law Permits Police to Use Body Scanners to Search You When Arrested
    The Fourth Amendment protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. This protection requires law enforcement to seek a warrant or to have probable cause in order to search you or your property. However, a new California law allows…
  • Sep 16

    New More Liberal California Supreme Court Could Protect Your Right

    New More Liberal California Supreme Court Could Protect Your Right
    In the criminal justice system, there is almost always a way for you to get a second chance. If you are convicted of a crime, you may be able to appeal your conviction. If your appeal fails, you may be able to appeal to a higher court. If you…
Rank this Week: 399

Federalist Society Multimedia…

Federalist Society Multimedia Archive

Audio of recent events, speeches and conferences of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.

http://www.fed-soc.org/publications/page/multimedia-from-past-federalist-society-events-2014
  • Sep 28

    Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2016?

    Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2016?
    Co-Sponsored by the Faculty Division and the Practice GroupsOctober 4th will mark the first day of oral arguments for the 2016 Supreme Court term. The Court's docket already includes major cases involving insider trading, the Fourth…
  • Sep 22

    Justice Scalia and the Evolution of Chevron Deference 9-17-2016

    Justice Scalia and the Evolution of Chevron Deference 9-17-2016
    Second Annual Texas Chapters ConferenceFor over thirty years, the seminal Supreme Court decision in Chevron v. NRDC has provided the principles used to determine the extent to which a court reviewing agency action should defer to…
  • Sep 20

    Texas and Regulation 9-17-2016

    Texas and Regulation 9-17-2016
    Second Annual Texas Chapters ConferenceThe tension between economic liberty and the state’s power to regulate economic activity has long served as a source for landmark cases and controversies.  Post-New Deal jurisprudence opened…
Rank this Week: 196

Patent Law Practice Center

Patent Law Practice Center

Features news, analysis and resources on patent law. From the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).

http://patentlawcenter.pli.edu
  • Sep 28

    “Shark Tank”-funded inflatable, solar-powered LED company receives first patent

    “Shark Tank”-funded inflatable, solar-powered LED company receives first patent
    Earlier this summer, LuminAID issued a press release to announce that it had been issued a patent grant from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office which covers its inflatable solar-powered LED technology. The patent…
  • Sep 27

    Federal Circuit says automating 3D-animation method is patent eligible

    Federal Circuit says automating 3D-animation method is patent eligible
    The Federal Circuit recently issued a decision in McRo, Inc. v. Bandai Namco Games America, which found that the software patent claims at issue were not directed to an abstract idea and were patent eligible. The patents…
  • Sep 19

    USPTO Director Lee testifies before House Judiciary Committee

    USPTO Director Lee testifies before House Judiciary Committee
    On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 13th, the intellectual property subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee convened for a hearing on oversight of practices and procedures at the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 688

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Sep 28

    Whistleblower Tip Alerts NOAA to Illegally Harvested Atlantic Striped Ba

    Whistleblower Tip Alerts NOAA to Illegally Harvested Atlantic Striped Ba
    Yesterday, the Department of Justice announced that Dewey W. Willis Jr. plead guilty to federal charges for the illegal harvest of Atlantic striped bass from federal waters in 2010. It has been illegal to harvest the Atlantic striped bass,…
  • Sep 27

    Congress Passes “END Wildlife Trafficking Act”

    Congress Passes “END Wildlife Trafficking Act”
    On September 21, 2016, The House of Representatives voted by unanimous consent to pass H.R. 2494, the Eliminate, Neutralize and Disrupt (END) Wildlife Trafficking Act. The bipartisan legislation, designed to combat the growing wildlife…
  • Sep 22

    Encouraging Whistleblower Legislation in West African State

    Encouraging Whistleblower Legislation in West African State
    The Economic Community of West African States’, or ECOWAS, recently held a weeklong anti-corruption meeting in Monrovia, Liberia. Attendees included 13 West African countries, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Arms, and…
Rank this Week: 281

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Sep 28

    The ‘BACK’ in the .FEEDBACK TLD Refers To The Trademark Owner

    The ‘BACK’ in the .FEEDBACK TLD Refers To The Trademark Owner
    TLS is the registry behind the .FEEDBACK top level domain. The CEO of TS has stated that .FEEDBACK is UDRP-proof, because, as I understand the claim, criticism is a good faith use under the second prong of the UDRP. The CEO backed up that…
  • Sep 26

    Lawsuit re FOOTBALL FACTORY AT LEGENDS

    Lawsuit re FOOTBALL FACTORY AT LEGENDS
    We need Men In Blazers to sort this one out. Allegations that employee of NYC bar stole FOOTBALL FACTORY trademark.
  • Sep 19

    2d Cir: Brown v Winfrey re OWN YOUR POWER

    2d Cir: Brown v Winfrey re OWN YOUR POWER
    Blogged previously here and here. Plaintiff fails to establish protectability of OWN YOUR POWER, and likelihood of confusion arising from Oprah’s use on magazine cover and other usages.
Rank this Week: 171

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 241

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Sep 28

    Podiatrists Blamed for Negligent Care, Lawsuit Filed

    Podiatrists Blamed for Negligent Care, Lawsuit Filed
    Foot surgery should be considered routine because it is performed every day all across the country with few problems. However, sometimes a mistake is made that causes the patient extreme pain and the need for further medical treatment. In one…
  • Sep 23

    Man Suffered Injuries, Dysphasia, Due to Medical Negligence

    Man Suffered Injuries, Dysphasia, Due to Medical Negligence
    Hospitals are places where we expect to be treated for our medical problems. Sometimes, however, hospitals fall short of providing proper care and may even provide negligent care that causes serious injuries. A man filed a lawsuit in Cook…
  • Sep 20

    Man Files Lawsuit Alleging Loss of Vision after Eye Surgery

    Man Files Lawsuit Alleging Loss of Vision after Eye Surgery
    Eye surgery is among the most difficult and delicate types of surgery available. There are a number of reasons why eye surgery may be required. Some of the most common eye problems that necessitate medical treatment are cataracts and myopia.…
Rank this Week: 391

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    The Arc of a Data Breach: A 3-Part Series to Make Sure You’re Prepared

    The Arc of a Data Breach: A 3-Part Series to Make Sure You’re Prepared
    In the second segment of our 3-part series with Lawline, Lisa Sotto discusses data breach notification obligations and actions to take to manage the regulatory onslaught in the aftermath of a breach. This blog post contains a link to the…
  • Sep 27

    CNIL Publishes Internet Sweep Results on Connected Device

    CNIL Publishes Internet Sweep Results on Connected Device
    On September 26, 2016, the French Data Protection Authority published the results of the Internet sweep on connected devices. The sweep was conducted in May 2016 to assess the quality of the information provided to users of connected devices,…
  • Sep 22

    Department of Transportation Issues Cyber Guidance for Autonomous Car

    Department of Transportation Issues Cyber Guidance for Autonomous Car
    On September 20, 2016, the Department of Transportation, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, released federal cyber guidance for autonomous cars entitled Federal Automated Vehicles Policy. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 220

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 28

    Centuries-old map of Detroit finds way to UM library

    Centuries-old map of Detroit finds way to UM library
    “The latest addition to a University of Michigan library doesn’t show where Detroit is going, but it captures where it was more than 225 years ago. UM’s William L. Clements Library has acquired a map of the city created in…
  • Sep 28

    Persistent URL Service, purl.org, Now Run by the Internet Archive

    Persistent URL Service, purl.org, Now Run by the Internet Archive
    “OCLC and the Internet Archive today announced the results of a year-long cooperation to ensure the future of purl.org. The organizations have worked together to build a new service hosted by the Internet Archive that will manage…
  • Sep 28

    Librarians Stand Again Against FBI Overreach

    Librarians Stand Again Against FBI Overreach
    “We are the four librarians who fought a government gag order a decade ago when FBI agents demanded library records under the Patriot Act and told us, under penalty of criminal prosecution, that we couldn’t talk about it. We…
Rank this Week: 195

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Sep 28

    FAN 125 (First Amendment News) Forthcoming book spotlights First Amendment freedom & LGBT equality

    FAN 125 (First Amendment News) Forthcoming book spotlights First Amendment freedom & LGBT equality
    It comes out this March: The First Amendment and LGBT Equality: A Contentious History (Harvard University Press, 320 pp.). The author is Carlos A. Ball, the Distinguished Professor of Law and Judge Frederick Lacey Scholar at the…
  • Sep 27

    Is the iPhone Defectively Designed?

    Is the iPhone Defectively Designed?
    This is a question raised by a fascinating NYT article on Sunday.  Here’s the argument: Apple has a patent on a technology that would prevent the iPhone from sending or receiving texts in a moving car.  This technology is not,…
  • Sep 26

    What’s Buffett’s Secret to Great Writing?

    What’s Buffett’s Secret to Great Writing?
    We all write more than ever today, but do we communicate well?  As one group, corporate directors, pondered how to communicate effectively to shareholders, they  turned to the gold standard.  They wondered, what most…
Rank this Week: 38

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Sep 28

    GC Becomes CEO at American Apparel

    GC Becomes CEO at American Apparel
    In recent years, the clothing retailer American Apparel has struggled through a bankruptcy, the ouster of its founder and ex-CEO Dov Charney and controversies surrounding its ad campaigns and work environment. Maybe all it needs is that…
  • Sep 26

    The Unconventional Career Path of Jockey’s GC

    The Unconventional Career Path of Jockey’s GC
    As the SVP of human resources, general counsel and secretary of Jockey International, Mark Jaeger is right where he wants to be in his career. Growing up in the Chicago suburbs, Jaeger was a good student with an interest in business and law.…
  • Sep 24

    10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life

    10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life
    My column this week at Above the Law rounds up 10 Tiny Tools to Simplify A Lawyer’s Life. I cover: ActiveWords. The post 10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life appeared on InhouseBlog.com.
Rank this Week: 237

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    A Nearly Three-Decade Long Stem Cell Tale in California

    A Nearly Three-Decade Long Stem Cell Tale in California
    Kris Boesen, patient in Asterias trial -- photo from CIRMOne could say that the latest news involving human embryonic stem cell research and the California stem cell agency stretches back nearly 27 years. It was then -- in 1990 -- that…
  • Sep 23

    A Look at Stem Cell Treatments in Mexico with Ties to California

    A Look at Stem Cell Treatments in Mexico with Ties to California
    First part of KBPS' stem cell treatment seriesA San Diego television station this week aired a solid series exploring the world of unproven stem cell treatments, including therapies in Mexico and involving a California company.The work was…
  • Sep 21

    California Stem Cell Research: $639 Million Left in the Golden State's "Big Bucket"

    California Stem Cell Research: $639 Million Left in the Golden State's "Big Bucket"
    Randy Mills, head of the California stem cell agency, calls the cashavailable for research awards "the big bucket." CIRM graphicCalifornia's ambitious stem cell research agency has $639 million remaining in uncommitted cash as it continues to…
Rank this Week: 405

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/
  • Sep 28

    President Obama: Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier

    President Obama: Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
    Greg Deal’s Leonard Peltier mural at the Albuquerque, New Mexico Peace and Justice Center, headquarters for the Peltier Defense Committee “Leonard Peltier (born September 12, 1944) is a Native American activist and member of the…
  • Sep 27

    Islam and Muslims in the United States: A Select Bibliography

    Islam and Muslims in the United States: A Select Bibliography
    Islamic Cultural Center of New York Abdullah, Zain. Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. Ammar, Nawal H., ed. Muslims in US Prisons: People, Policy, Practice. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2015.…
  • Sep 26

    Islamic Ethics: a very select bibliography

    Islamic Ethics: a very select bibliography
    Here is a very select list of titles (you’re warmly invited to add more in the comments), in English, on “Islamic ethics.” Of course ethics in Islam cannot be discussed without—at the very least—a corresponding…
Rank this Week: 337

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Sep 28

    Research Firm, With No Customers, Cannot Enforce Non-Compete Agreement

    Research Firm, With No Customers, Cannot Enforce Non-Compete Agreement
    When asked by clients how a court will react to a non-compete, I only can do so much.Responsible lawyer make no guarantees. They lay out a range of options and distribution of outcomes, emphasizing what's most and least likely to occur based…
  • Sep 23

    Deconstructing the Trump Campaign's Non-Compete Agreement

    Deconstructing the Trump Campaign's Non-Compete Agreement
    The inspiration for this post comes from Donna Ballman's terrific blog and her latest post today, titled "Trump Campaign Noncompete Agreements May Break Multiple Laws."It probably comes as no surprise that Trump's noncompete agreement sucks…
  • Sep 23

    Rhode Island Bars Physician Non-Compete

    Rhode Island Bars Physician Non-Compete
    Only rarely do courts strike non-competes on the final element of the three-part reasonableness test: whether enforcement would be contrary to a public interest.Earlier this year, a Rhode Island court followed Massachusetts' lead and held…
Rank this Week: 791

Scottish Law Reporter

Scottish Law Reporter

Reporting on news & issues of Justice, Law & Politics, from Scotland.

http://scottishlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 624

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
Rank this Week: 463

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 28

    The Impact of a Trump Presidency, in Tons of CO2

    The Impact of a Trump Presidency, in Tons of CO2
    One of Trump’s pledges is to eliminate Obama’s Clean Power Plan.  That wouldn’t be quite as easy as he thinks, but there’s little doubt that he could do so.  So, how much difference would that make?  The…
  • Sep 27

    The Machine at the Center of the Clean Power Plan

    The Machine at the Center of the Clean Power Plan
    As attention shifts from last night’s debate to today’s oral argument on the Clean Power Plan, we thought it worth focusing on the machine at the heart of the President’s plan to cut greenhouse gases from the electric power…
  • Sep 27

    Trump Embraces His Inner Denialist

    Trump Embraces His Inner Denialist
    Donald Trump has pledged to wipe out Obama’s climate change efforts, including the Clean Power Plan and the Paris Agreement.  His choice to head the transition team for EPA shows how little his view of climate change has…
Rank this Week: 251

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Carelessness and Tax Evasion

    Carelessness and Tax Evasion
    According to this story, the owner of several Atlantic City businesses admitted in federal court that he and his associates in one of the businesses deliberately hid profits in order to avoid paying more than $100,000 in federal taxes. He…
  • Sep 26

    Course Enrollment Matters, Even for Tax Purpose

    Course Enrollment Matters, Even for Tax Purpose
    Most people have heard at least one anecdote about a student who attempts to take a final exam in a course, only to discover that failure to have enrolled in the course shuts the door to the opportunity to earn a grade in the course. Most…
  • Sep 23

    Another Lesson in the “Tax Rate Reductions Increase Tax Revenue” Experience

    Another Lesson in the “Tax Rate Reductions Increase Tax Revenue” Experience
    Supply-siders like to argue that by reducing tax rates, people and businesses will engage in economic activity squelched by higher tax rates, and that taxes on that increased activity will increase tax revenues. Not only have supply-siders…
Rank this Week: 480

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    SUFFOLK SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE MITCHELL KAPLAN DELIVERS JUDGEMENT IN MURDER TRIAL

    SUFFOLK SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE MITCHELL KAPLAN DELIVERS JUDGEMENT IN MURDER TRIAL
    The judge’s comments were on the money and everyone should recognize it. Not knowing it could end your life one way or another. The judge is Suffolk Superior Court Judge Mitchell H. Kaplan. He just presided over a murder trial. The case…
  • Sep 27

    MASSACHUSETTS JUVENILES AND ADULT ARE ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH STOUGHTON CVS SHOOTING

    MASSACHUSETTS JUVENILES AND ADULT ARE ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH STOUGHTON CVS SHOOTING
    Usually, a stroll to the local CVS Pharmacy is something that you can assume will be non-eventful. Not in Stoughton. Not last week. Last week, three kids allegedly entered a Stoughton CVS, had words with another teen and then shot him.…
  • Sep 22

    SJC RULES THAT RUNNING FROM BOSTON POLICE DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE GUILT

    SJC RULES THAT RUNNING FROM BOSTON POLICE DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE GUILT
    In Twelve Step programs, one of the steps to recovery is to “make amends” to people you have wronged. Well, while I am not involved in such a program at present, I do owe you, my readers, an amends. I left you hanging during the…
Rank this Week: 364

Music & Copyright's Blog

Music & Copyright's Blog

Covers global copyright and legal issues affecting the music industry.

http://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com
  • Sep 28

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Mexico country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Mexico country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Midyear trade results hint at a very positive year for global recorded-music sales All of the world’s major…
  • Sep 14

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Japan country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Japan country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. ECJ clarifies the copyright infringement rules concerning hyperlinks The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that…
  • Aug 31

    New issue of Music & Copyright

    New issue of Music & Copyright
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Russia’s royalty collection system heading for a big shake-up Russia’s music royalty collecting segment has…
Rank this Week: 859

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Sep 28

    What You Need To Know About Child Maintenance

    What You Need To Know About Child Maintenance
    The number of children benefiting from Child Maintenance has decreased by 17% according to the DWP’s Child Support Quarterly Summary. This is the lowest since March 2012. The recent Child Support Agency (CSA) case closures have had a…
  • Sep 25

    News Essentials: 26th September 2016

    News Essentials: 26th September 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSFamily Drug and Alcohol Court’s ‘humane’ approach keeps more families togetherNew research has found that mothers reunited with their children…
  • Sep 22

    Fraudulent, banal, dismal...

    Fraudulent, banal, dismal...
    Well, I hope my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog are none of those things:Lord McNally does have a point, but only up to a point - Are lawyers being “quite fraudulent” when stating…
Rank this Week: 267

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Sep 27

    OldSoak

    OldSoak
    Claire and I had a drink with one of the more eccentric characters in chambers last night (and that’s saying something). ‘You know, you kids should all slow down’, he said.  ‘You’re all in far too much of a…
  • Sep 27

    5 Things NOT to do Following a Serious Road Accident

    5 Things NOT to do Following a Serious Road Accident
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post With over 187,000 road collision casualties per year, and over 20,000 of those involving serious injury, our chances of being involved in a significant road accident are…
  • Sep 26

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
Rank this Week: 952

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Sep 27

    Review: Apple Watch Series 2

    Review: Apple Watch Series 2
    I started using an Apple Watch on April 24, 2015, and I have worn one every single day since. I loved my original Apple Watch for its basic functions that were built-in by Apple: receiving notifications such as new emails...
  • Sep 25

    [Sponsor] Drobo -- safe, expandable storage

    [Sponsor] Drobo -- safe, expandable storage
    Thank you to Drobo for sponsoring iPhone J.D. this month. Drobo appears to your computer to be a single external hard drive, but it actually has multiple hard drives inside of it and your data is always stored on multiple...
  • Sep 22

    In the new

    In the new
    Demand for Apple's newly announced products outstripped supply for many of the popular models, but Apple is beginning to catch up. In the last 48 hours, I've seen reports from many folks who were originally going to have to wait...
Rank this Week: 535

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Sep 27

    Fourth edition of our Legal Project Management Quick Reference Guide published today

    Fourth edition of our Legal Project Management Quick Reference Guide published today
    Vincent Cino, the chairman of Jackson Lewis, calls the fourth edition of our LPM Quick Reference Guide, “A must read.” According to Toby Brown, the chief practice management officer at Perkins Coie, “Every partner should use…
  • Sep 20

    Tracking legal progress with Kanban

    Tracking legal progress with Kanban
    By Paul Saunders In 2015, after working as a corporate lawyer for seven years at Stewart McKelvey in Halifax, Nova Scotia, I agreed to devote 100% of my time to the newly created position of Practice Innovation Partner. My role...
  • Sep 13

    Case Study:  LPM Certification at Tucker Elli

    Case Study:  LPM Certification at Tucker Elli
    By Tim Batdorf, Jim Hassett, and Jonathan Groner In the November 2010 press release that announced the start of our Certified Legal Project Manager™ program, we called it “the first to award certification in this new…
Rank this Week: 669

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    T610/11 : l'erreur ne vient pas du mandataire

    T610/11 : l'erreur ne vient pas du mandataire
    Trois semaines après la convocation pour la procédure orale, prévue pour le 8 juillet dernier, le mandataire de la demanderesse avait envoyé un courrier dans lequel il retirait le recours et annonçait qu'il…
  • Sep 25

    La fin des tomate

    La fin des tomate
    Après 2 décisions de la Grande Chambre, et 3 décisions de la Chambre 3.3.04, la saga "tomates" est sur le point de se terminer. Le brevet EP1211926, déposé en 2000, portait sur la production de tomates…
  • Sep 22

    T1377/15 : recours contre une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE

    T1377/15 : recours contre une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE
    La division d'examen, étant d'avis que la requête subsidiaire 1 satisfaisait les exigences de la CBE, avait envoyé une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE accompagnée d'une annexe (formulaire 2906)…
Rank this Week: 633

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
  • Sep 27

    If It Were Real, It Wouldn’t Be “Deemed”

    If It Were Real, It Wouldn’t Be “Deemed”
    The Fifth Circuit last week released an opinion upholding the District Court’s decision not to grant Defense Distributed’s motion for a preliminary injunction.  Defense Distributed had sought a preliminary…
  • Sep 23

    Bad News For Anyone Named Paul Davi

    Bad News For Anyone Named Paul Davi
    ABOVE: Paul Davis Yesterday, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) designated PacNet Services, a Canadian payments processing company, and many of its officers and employees as SDNs under the Transnational Criminal…
  • Sep 22

    Don’t Forget Croatia

    Don’t Forget Croatia
    Yesterday, the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced various amendments to the encryption rules. I realize that the encryption rules are a sprawling mess, scattered through various sections of the EAR and written in an…
Rank this Week: 402

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    Nationwide EAS Test Update: FCC “Recommends” Time Slots for Form Two Filing

    Nationwide EAS Test Update: FCC “Recommends” Time Slots for Form Two Filing
    As we all know, the FCC has been planning the second nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System for months. To monitor how the test goes, the Commission developed a whole new online reporting system – the EAS Test Reporting System…
  • Sep 26

    Nationwide EAS Test Still Set for September 28

    Nationwide EAS Test Still Set for September 28
    Just a quick reminder for all EAS participants. The second-ever nationwide test of the EAS system is still set for Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 2:20 p.m. (ET). This is a command-performance-all-hands-on-deck gig for all participants, so…
  • Sep 26

    Six-Figure Fine for Failing to Focus on Former Felonie

    Six-Figure Fine for Failing to Focus on Former Felonie
    Many FCC forms completed on a “routine” basis may need extra attention. Anyone who fills in pretty much any FCC form should be familiar with the certifications required by those forms. Anyone who “signs” an FCC form…
Rank this Week: 876