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Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Aug 21

    How Hackers Could Mess With 911 Systems and Put You at Risk

    How Hackers Could Mess With 911 Systems and Put You at Risk
    The female caller was frantic. Why, she asked 911 dispatchers, hadn’t paramedics arrived to her home? She’d already called once to say her husband was writhing on the floor in pain. “Hurry up!,” she’d pleaded, as…
  • Aug 20

    Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA’s X-Ray Body Scanner

    Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA’s X-Ray Body Scanner
    Additionally, they found that they could infect the scanner with malware---most practically for an attacker by picking the lock on the scanner's cabinet and physically installing the malware on the PC inside.
  • Aug 19

    How To Save The Net

    How To Save The Net
    We asked some of the biggest stakeholders in the Internet as we know it to lay out ways we can fix it. We are excited to present you with six thoughtful solutions to problems urgently facing the future of the Internet.
Rank this Week: 46

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Aug 21

    Sue One Firm, Arbitrate With The Other

    Sue One Firm, Arbitrate With The Other
    in a huge note-issuance transaction, Stonebridge Capital LLC hires Brown Rudnick LLP to prepare the documents.  The attorney handling the case moves from BR to Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and, of course, the transaction goes…
  • Aug 20

    A Curious Case of Non-Reporting

    A Curious Case of Non-Reporting
    Hospital and Physician are sued for medical malpractice.  The Med Mal case is as big as they come...a brain damaged baby case.  How it ends up in Civil Court is an interesting story.  In Gonzalez v Flushing Hosp. Med.…
  • Aug 19

    "I Don't Remember" and Denial of Motion in Legal Malpractice

    "I Don't Remember" and Denial of Motion in Legal Malpractice
    Immigration legal practice is rife with accusations of neglect, lack of knowledge and incompetence.  INS practice is based almost completely on forms, and knowing when and what to include with the ever-changing forms is the essence of…
Rank this Week: 171

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Aug 21

    Substance and Form: The Elements of a Lawyer Brand

    Substance and Form: The Elements of a Lawyer Brand
    Branding. It's one of the most overworked and overanalyzed topics in the marketplace of ideas. Paradoxically, or perhaps consequently, it's also one of the most misunderstood. This misunderstanding isn’t a definitional one.…
  • Aug 20

    Five Ways Mindfulness Can Benefit Lawyer

    Five Ways Mindfulness Can Benefit Lawyer
    Mindfulness means to be in the present and to accept each moment without preference or judgment. It’s an ancient practice that comes from Buddhism. It's not a religious practice. Rather, it’s a way to engage in our lives with care…
  • Aug 19

    Free Tip Sheet: 40 Ways to Make Networking Work

    Free Tip Sheet: 40 Ways to Make Networking Work
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Rank this Week: 387

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
  • Aug 21

    Applebees E. coli Cases Stand at 15

    Applebees E. coli Cases Stand at 15
     One month after the Minnesota Department of Health associated Applebees restaurants in the state with an outbreak of E. coli O111, the number of publicly announced illnesses stands at 15. The latest press release from the agency…
  • Aug 12

    HUS E. coli Outbreak Follows Petting Zoo

    HUS E. coli Outbreak Follows Petting Zoo
    Three Minnesota children have been hospitalized with E. coli disease that public health investigators have associated with contamination from a traveling petting zoo called  Zerebko Zoo Tran. Two of the children developed kidney…
  • Aug 4

    Applebee's E. coli Outbreak in Minnesota, Wisconsin

    Applebee's E. coli Outbreak in Minnesota, Wisconsin
    Our E. coli lawyers are investigating an E. coli O111 outbreak associated with eating Oriental Chicken Salad at certain Applebee's restaurants in Minnesota and Wisconsin between June 23 and June 29, 2014. We are not aware of reports of…
Rank this Week: 516

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Aug 21

    Costs and forfeiture

    Costs and forfeiture
    Barrett v Robinson [2014] UKUT 322 (LC) is very, very important decision on costs from the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber). It came out a few weeks ago and I’ve been promising to do it since then. Sorry. You’ll be aware that most,…
  • Aug 14

    On the Naughty Step: Incredible Landlords and the buzzy DCLG

    On the Naughty Step: Incredible Landlords and the buzzy DCLG
    It is hard being a civil servant, with a predisposition to reticence, obfuscation and paper, to know what to do in an age where ‘amazeballs’ and ‘bedroom tax’ have entered the Oxford English Dictionary, and even the…
  • Aug 14

    Simply unacceptable

    Simply unacceptable
    Most, if not all, of the London-based readers of this blog will have experience of the “unassigned list” at Central London County Court. In short, a number of cases (today, as I understand it, at least three s.204 apppeals and a…
Rank this Week: 520

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Aug 21

    CA: Ads Hit the Airways in Battle to Raise MICRA Cap

    CA: Ads Hit the Airways in Battle to Raise MICRA Cap
    Opponents of raising California's med mal cap in a fall ballot (Prop 46) are on the air with a 30-second television ad and a 60-second radio ad. Opponents of the measure have raised more than $36M as of June 30;...
  • Aug 20

    Calabresi on Liability Rule

    Calabresi on Liability Rule
    Guido Calabresi (Yale, Second Circuit) has posted to SSRN A Broader View of the Cathedral: The Significance of the Liability Rule, Correcting a Misapprehension. The abstract provides: Recent years have seen a resurgence of Torts viewed as a…
  • Aug 19

    Long on Consent in Defamation and Employment Reference Case

    Long on Consent in Defamation and Employment Reference Case
    Alex Long (Tennessee) has posted to SSRN The Forgotten Role of Consent in Defamation and Employment Reference Cases. The abstract provides: As has been well documented, the fear of defamation suits and related claims leads many employers to…
Rank this Week: 118

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 156

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
  • Aug 21

    A landowner's duty to warn.

    A landowner's duty to warn.
    Practice point:  A property owner must act as a reasonable person in maintaining his or her property in a reasonably safe condition in view of all the attendant circumstances. Encompassed within this duty is the concomitant duty to…
  • Aug 20

    Dismissal for neglect to proceed.

    Dismissal for neglect to proceed.
    Practice point:  Where a party unreasonably neglects to proceed in an action or otherwise delays in prosecuting the action, or unreasonably fails to serve and file a note of issue, the court, on its own initiative or on a motion, may…
  • Aug 19

    The statute of frauds and a subscribed memorandum.

    The statute of frauds and a subscribed memorandum.
    Practice point:  To satisfy the statute of frauds, a memorandum, subscribed by the party to be charged, must designate the parties, identify and describe the subject matter, and state all of the essential terms of a complete …
Rank this Week: 346

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 386

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Aug 20

    ABA Section of International Law Committee Award

    ABA Section of International Law Committee Award
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law announced the recipients of its various committee awards. Congratulations to all. Get the ful list of award recipients by clicking here. (mew)
  • Aug 20

    ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting in Buenos Aire

    ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting in Buenos Aire
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law will hold its first Fall Meeting in South Amreica. The event will be held from October 20-25 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For those of you going to the meeting, and those who...
  • Aug 19

    UN Secretary-General Urges Missouri to Respect Right to Peaceful Assembly

    UN Secretary-General Urges Missouri to Respect Right to Peaceful Assembly
    As protests intensify over the killing of an American teenager in Missouri, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged all parties to exercise restraint and for authorities to respect the right to peaceful assembly. According to…
Rank this Week: 163

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: 108

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 154

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Aug 20

    Free iPad CLE in New Orleans tomorrow

    Free iPad CLE in New Orleans tomorrow
    If you are in the New Orleans area and you want to get an hour of CLE credit tomorrow while you listen to me talk about using an iPad in a law practice, I am told that there are still...
  • Aug 19

    2014 ABA Tech Survey shows more attorneys using iPhones, but iPad use holds steady

    2014 ABA Tech Survey shows more attorneys using iPhones, but iPad use holds steady
    Every year, the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center conducts a survey to gauge the use of legal technology by attorneys in the United States. My thoughts on the prior reports are located here: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010. No survey is...
  • Aug 18

    Lawyer iPhone and iPad stories: Will Harrelson

    Lawyer iPhone and iPad stories: Will Harrelson
    From time to time, attorneys who read iPhone J.D. write to tell me how they are using their iPhone or iPad in their practice. I love to read these stories, and with permission I like to share some of them...
Rank this Week: 503

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Aug 20

    Thursday's ILTA Sessions - eDiscovery Trend

    Thursday's ILTA Sessions - eDiscovery Trend
    As noted Monday, Tuesday and yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2014 is happening this week and eDiscoveryDaily will be reporting this week about the latest eDiscovery trends…
  • Aug 20

    Thursday's ILTA Sessions - eDiscovery Trend

    Thursday's ILTA Sessions - eDiscovery Trend
    As noted Monday, Tuesday and yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2014 is happening this week and eDiscoveryDaily will be reporting this week about the latest eDiscovery trends…
  • Aug 19

    Wednesday’s ILTA Sessions - eDiscovery Trend

    Wednesday’s ILTA Sessions - eDiscovery Trend
    As noted Monday and yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2014 is happening this week and eDiscoveryDaily will be reporting this week about the latest eDiscovery trends being…
Rank this Week: 977

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Aug 20

    Juicio contra artista australiano por pornografía infantil

    Juicio contra artista australiano por pornografía infantil
    Ante la Corte de Magistrados de Melbourne, Australia, se está dirimiendo una controversia entre el arte y el delito en el caso contra Paul Yore, un artista de 26 años, quien está siendo acusado de poseer y utilizar…
  • Aug 20

    Corte en Chile falla en contra de tomas de escuela

    Corte en Chile falla en contra de tomas de escuela
    El pasado lunes la Corte de Apelaciones de Santiago, Chile, falló a favor de un recurso presentado por apoderados del Instituto Nacional José Miguel Carrera y de padres de familia para evitar nuevas tomas de esta…
  • Aug 20

    Barcelona podrá hacer nuevas contrataciones hasta el 2016

    Barcelona podrá hacer nuevas contrataciones hasta el 2016
    La Comisión de Apelación de la Federación Internacional de Futbol Asociación ha decidido rechazar los recursos interpuestos por el club español FC Barcelona y la Real Federación Española de…
Rank this Week: 326

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Aug 20

    Domestic Cat Genome Sequenced

    Domestic Cat Genome Sequenced
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Earlier this month, an international effort* led by Stephen J. O'Brien at the Oceanographic Center, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida reported the complete genomic sequencing of the domestic cat,…
  • Aug 19

    Apotex Inc. v. UCB, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)

    Apotex Inc. v. UCB, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Last week, the Federal Circuit affirmed a finding of inequitable conduct in Apotex v. USB, a relatively rare occurrence in the years after the Federal Circuit's decision in Therasense v. Becton, Dickenson. In the…
  • Aug 18

    I/P Engine, Inc. v. AOL Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)

    I/P Engine, Inc. v. AOL Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)
    By Michael Borella -- Ever since the 2010 Supreme Court opinion in Bilski v. Kappos was handed down, the debate over the scope of patent-eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101 has been at times stimulating, complex, comical, and frustrating.…
Rank this Week: 64

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: 577

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 243

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Law of Inertia: Change Management Within Law Firm

    Law of Inertia: Change Management Within Law Firm
    Every business travels upon a strong current, built of inertia. As work gets done, and as business picks up, ways to do things develop, and become processes — even if those ways were never meant to be formalized processes, but only…
  • Aug 8

    She (or He) Being Brand New: Blogging for Professional Development

    She (or He) Being Brand New: Blogging for Professional Development
    Many new lawyers I talk to are reluctant to start blogging, even as it’s a tremendous content marketing tool that is one of the best ways for lawyers to build their expertise, and their following. A variant of the same, simple…
  • Aug 1

    LOMAP Discount Announced for MILOfest 2014

    LOMAP Discount Announced for MILOfest 2014
    The popular Mac Lovin’ fest is back this October 23-25 at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort.  If you use (or are thinking about using) Mac or iOS products in your law practice, this conference is for you.  MILOfest is an…
Rank this Week: 968

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/
  • Aug 20

    The specter of more frequent “100-year floods”

    The specter of more frequent “100-year floods”
    Not long after California voters ousted Chief Justice Rose Bird and Associate Justices Joseph Grodin and Cruz Reynoso from the state Supreme Court, new Chief Justice Malcolm Lucas assured that the election “was analogous to a…
  • Aug 20

    Judicial Council issues 2014 Court Statistics Report

    Judicial Council issues 2014 Court Statistics Report
    As reflected in this press release, the Judicial Council recently issued its 2014 Court Statistics Report. We’re looking forward to going through it in detail, as we do every year. In the meantime, here’s the low-down from our…
  • Aug 20

    Death penalty opinion filing tomorrow

    Death penalty opinion filing tomorrow
    Tomorrow morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in People v. Lucas, an automatic appeal from a September 1989 judgment of death.  Lucas was argued on the court’s late-May calendar. After the decision in Lucas, there…
Rank this Week: 900

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Aug 20

    Sure, The Thought Of Getting Married Can Give You The Jitters, But This?

    Sure, The Thought Of Getting Married Can Give You The Jitters, But This?
    People get cold feet all the time, and there are several ways to deal with it. You probably haven’t thought of this one, as reported by The Daily Mail: A fiancé faked his own death by telephoning his partner and pretending to be…
  • Aug 19

    You Fell For The Old “Diversion-Style” Burglary?

    You Fell For The Old “Diversion-Style” Burglary?
    As criminal schemes go, this actually isn’t a bad one. So no slamming the victim today. As reported by per NJ.com: According to Montclair Detective Lt. David O’Dowd, the “diversion-style” burglary hit a Fairview Place…
  • Aug 18

    Location, Location, Location – No, Not Real Estate … Tweeting

    Location, Location, Location – No, Not Real Estate … Tweeting
    Everyone has heard the old saying about real estate – location, location, location. If you didn’t think that this applies to tweeting, you will now. As reported by The Arab Times: The Misdemeanor Court sentenced a Twitter user to…
Rank this Week: 188

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/
  • Aug 20

    Ms. JD Pre-Law: Insights from the Ms. JD Board Recap Part II

    Ms. JD Pre-Law: Insights from the Ms. JD Board Recap Part II
    Ms. JD's second online pre-law event took place last night as a group of the Ms. JD Board of Directors shared their pre-law insights in a Google Hangout! In case you missed it, you can check out the YouTube video below to catch…
  • Aug 19

    A Firm of Their Own: Mikayla Kellogg and Kelly Van Aken

    A Firm of Their Own: Mikayla Kellogg and Kelly Van Aken
    I've been following the law firm of Toscano Kellogg & Van Aken since the firm launch, not only because the partners were law school classmates of mine, but because it's wonderful to watch two smart, dynamic women (along…
  • Aug 19

    A Firm of Their Own: Mikayla Kellogg and Kelly Van Aken

    A Firm of Their Own: Mikayla Kellogg and Kelly Van Aken
    ​ I've been following the law firm of Toscano Kellogg & Van Aken since the firm launch, not only because the partners were law school classmates of mine, but because it's wonderful to watch two smart, dynamic women (along…
Rank this Week: 369

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Aug 20

    A Passive Activity Case Goes to the Taxpayer

    A Passive Activity Case Goes to the Taxpayer
    We’re going to see a lot more IRS activity regarding “passive” activities in the coming years. The Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare) added a new Net Investment Tax that impacts passive activities. Many taxpayers will be…
  • Aug 18

    FBAR Filing Follie

    FBAR Filing Follie
    Joe Kristan reported last week that you cannot use Adobe Acrobat to file the FBAR; you must use Adobe Reader. In fact, if you have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer and use Adobe Reader it won’t work either. Well, I have some…
  • Aug 17

    A Golden Scheme Leads to ClubFed

    A Golden Scheme Leads to ClubFed
    If there’s one phrase I’ve used over and over on this blog, it’s if it sounds too good to be true it probably is. But greed is a powerful motivating force. For example, consider Yamashita’s gold. Yamashita’s gold…
Rank this Week: 945

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

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

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    SEC Examines Municipal Advisers and Alternative Mutual Funds, Reviews “Wrap-Fee” Account

    SEC Examines Municipal Advisers and Alternative Mutual Funds, Reviews “Wrap-Fee” Account
    The Securities and Exchange Commission introduced a two-year plan to examine municipal advisers who assist localities and states to raise money in the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market. During this period, regulators plan to look at a…
  • Aug 19

    FINRA Investor Alert Warns About Scams Touting Ebola Cure and Other Viral Disease Stock Scheme

    FINRA Investor Alert Warns About Scams Touting Ebola Cure and Other Viral Disease Stock Scheme
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has put out an investor alert warning against buying stocks in companies claiming to combat viral diseases. The self-regulatory organization says it knows of several possible schemes involving stock…
  • Aug 18

    SEC Files Charges in $4.5M Houston-Based Pump-and-Dump Scam

    SEC Files Charges in $4.5M Houston-Based Pump-and-Dump Scam
    The SEC has filed charges against Chimera Energy, a Houston-based penny stock scam, and four individuals for their purported involvement in a pump-and-dump scam that made over $4.5 million in illicit proceeds. Investors were led to believe…
Rank this Week: 147

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

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

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 215

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Peter Carfagna to teach MOOC course on Representing the Professional Athlete

    Peter Carfagna to teach MOOC course on Representing the Professional Athlete
    Our good friend, Harvard Law School sports law professor Peter Carfagna, has let us know that Case Western Reserve University School of Law, via the Coursera platform, will be offering Peter's "Representing the Professional Athlete Course" as…
  • Aug 20

    Daniel Wallach on settlement reached in Steve Moore, Todd Bertuzzi case

    Daniel Wallach on settlement reached in Steve Moore, Todd Bertuzzi case
    It has taken over a decade, but there is a settlement over litigation stemming from the vicious hit by Todd Bertuzi against Steve Moore.  The hit ended Moore's career and led to a $68 million lawsuit.Sports attorney Daniel Wallach of…
  • Aug 19

    Turning Pro in Hockey

    Turning Pro in Hockey
    For the sports of basketball and football, the draft entry rules and the NCAA eligibility rules are simple--once someone submits their name to the draft, and they don't pull out prior to the draft, they become ineligible to play in college…
Rank this Week: 442

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 539

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

Covers the developments in arbitration and contract law in India and elsewhere.

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 624

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Worker in Critical Condition after Chicago Water Tower Accident

    Worker in Critical Condition after Chicago Water Tower Accident
    Workers are protected by specific laws in the State of Illinois that ensure a safe working environment at a job site. Any worker who is injured while on the clock is entitled to certain benefits through a workers' compensation claim to cover…
  • Aug 19

    Fatal Drowning in Arlington Height

    Fatal Drowning in Arlington Height
    As summertime begins to wind down in Chicago, the available time for kids to swim outdoors in pools is coming to a close. Before school begins, children across the city are taking to pools to get in some last minute time in the water,…
  • Aug 18

    Car Crash Leaves Bicyclist Dead in Garfield Ridge

    Car Crash Leaves Bicyclist Dead in Garfield Ridge
    In recent decades, the number of residents in Chicago that ride bicycles regularly or on occasion has increased dramatically. Many are now commuting by cycle while others are enjoying a ride over the weekend. In response, the city has…
Rank this Week: 591

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 20

    Don’t Worry NSA, Google Has E-mail Surveillance Covered

    Don’t Worry NSA, Google Has E-mail Surveillance Covered
    It shouldn’t be surprising that Google monitors Gmail for child pornography. After all, this is the same company that scans e-mails and bombards uers with advertising for legal services. However, the scans of John Skillern’s Gmail…
  • Aug 19

    The Future of Same-Sex Marriage May Be up to the Supreme Court

    The Future of Same-Sex Marriage May Be up to the Supreme Court
    The states have an enormous amount of leeway when it comes to marriage. On occasion, however, a state’s laws regarding marriage may be called into question, requiring a high authority to step in and offer a well-reasoned answer. Related…
  • Aug 13

    Monkey Selfie Costs Photographer a Small Fortune

    Monkey Selfie Costs Photographer a Small Fortune
    Monkey selfies are all fun and games until a photographer loses his paycheck for the year. In 2011, David Slater spent over 7,000 pounds (or $11,763) to travel to Indonesia to take pictures of crested black macaques. While on the scene, the…
Rank this Week: 550

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 491

Southern California Injury Law…

Southern California Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, dog bites, injuries, insurance disputes, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents and wills and trusts. By Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie.

http://www.californiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Peanut & Almond Butter Sold in Health & Grocery Stores Recalled

    Peanut & Almond Butter Sold in Health & Grocery Stores Recalled
    Peanut butter is a semi-solid and can therefore hold peaks. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Whether you buy your peanut or almond butter at Whole Foods, Trader Joes, or Ralphs, you should throw it out and contact the producer, nSpired Natural Foods…
  • Aug 19

    L.A. Council: Fix Sidewalks with Biggest Risk of Legal Liability First

    L.A. Council: Fix Sidewalks with Biggest Risk of Legal Liability First
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia)In their 40 years practicing personal injury law in California, the lawyers in our office have handled hundreds of cases involving pedestrians injured in accidents that were the result of the failure of city…
  • Aug 15

    Anyone Hear of Morgellons?

    Anyone Hear of Morgellons?
    I was introduced to this terrible condition two years ago. So why discuss this today? How is it relevant to you? Please take a moment to read on. A good friend started having breakouts that caused him to feel like bugs were crawling under…
Rank this Week: 461

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    140 Law is Taking a Break

    140 Law is Taking a Break
    We will be taking a short hiatus from 140 Law, in furtherance of that elusive work-life balance thing we keep hearing so much about (not to mention the domestic bliss that will undoubtedly emerge as I spend a bit less time with my nose…
  • Aug 20

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, August 20, 2014:Heavy Meta: Maine Man, 19, Poses For New Mug Shot Wearing T-Shirt With Photo Of His Old Mug ShotJulian Assange will not leave embassy until assured…
  • Aug 19

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, August 19, 2014: Despite Supreme Court turndown raw milk activist won’t pay fine | Better Farming Report into Lac-Megantic tragedy to be released today…
Rank this Week: 168

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/
  • Aug 20

    Let's Stop Whistling Dixie: Missouri's Toxic Political Culture Must Change

    Let's Stop Whistling Dixie: Missouri's Toxic Political Culture Must Change
    Quite properly, journalistic reaction to events in Ferguson, Missouri, has focused on the militarization of the police, on the role of racism in the killing of unarmed African-American men, and on the political disenfranchisement that allows…
  • Aug 18

    Satanists, Hobby Lobby, and Free Speech

    Satanists, Hobby Lobby, and Free Speech
    The Huffington Post reports here that a Satanic religious group is citing Hobby Lobby to claim that the rights to religious freedom of women belonging to the group would be violated by abortion materials required by informed consent laws.…
  • Aug 7

    Reflections on Public Unions and First Amendment Imperialism

    Reflections on Public Unions and First Amendment Imperialism
    I argued in a recent post here that the Supreme Court has prepared the way to overturn a 40 year old precedent that has protected the financial stability of public unions. Abood v. Detroit Board of Education held that objecting members of a…
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TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Aug 20

    Lexis for Microsoft Office 4.2: Read Our Exclusive Report

    Lexis for Microsoft Office 4.2: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire covers software that adds legal research and litigation drafting tools to Microsoft Office via the Ribbon (see article below), a scanner rental service, an iPhone time management app, and a cloud practice…
  • Aug 20

    Review of Pertino Plus Five Google+ Local Tip

    Review of Pertino Plus Five Google+ Local Tip
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Once upon a time, even solo practices had a file server. Then the cloud arrived. Law firms eschewed buying a "headless" computer given the much lower cost of Dropbox. But law firms eventually realized that…
  • Aug 19

    Secrets to Successful Law Firm Mergers Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week

    Secrets to Successful Law Firm Mergers Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week
    Coming today to BigLaw: Our editorial team has assembled links to all the inside baseball announced by America's largest law firms during the past week in an easy-to-scan format. You'll also find must-read analysis, rankings, trends, etc.…
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Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    New Paper on the Fourteenth Amendment.

    New Paper on the Fourteenth Amendment.
    I have just posted "Constructing Constitutional Politics: Thaddeus Stevens, John Bingham and the Forgotten Fourteenth Amendment" on SSRN.  The abstract of the paper is as follows:This paper maintains that Thaddeus Stevens and other…
  • Aug 20

    Taking Liberties with the Last Word

    Taking Liberties with the Last Word
    Rob WeinerSometimes, lawyers are fortunate that an opponent does not get the opportunity to reply to their argument and they get the last, unchallenged, word on an issue.  The Halbig case presents a prime example.  On Monday, the…
  • Aug 20

    War and Peace in Time and Space

    War and Peace in Time and Space
    My new paper War and Peace in Time and Space was inspired/provoked by the indomitable Yxta Maya Murray, who invited me to participate in a symposium on Law, Peace and Violence: Jurisprudence and the Possibilities of Peace at Seattle…
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HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
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The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Aug 20

    A loss, is a tie, is a win.

    A loss, is a tie, is a win.
    The Connecticut Bar Association voted on whether to sign onto a brief in support of a firearms law. The House of Delegates voted yes, 2-1, but there was a referendum petition. A vote was taken. By a vote of 734-729 (5 votes), the members…
  • Aug 12

    That’s one way to do it

    That’s one way to do it
    It is a pretty common story — “christians” protest other people having fun. In this case, a church in Ohio decided that it is their business to protest a strip club and to harass its patrons. What makes the story uncommon…
  • Aug 12

    California Considers “Affirmative Consent” Requirement for Sex at College

    California Considers “Affirmative Consent” Requirement for Sex at College
    The motivation for this law is noble – who doesn’t want college kids to consent before sex? If SB-967 passes, then California colleges will be required to adopt policies that require “an affirmative, unambiguous and…
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School Board News

School Board News

Covers No Child Left Behind, privitization, religion, school law, special education and more. By the National School Boards Association.

http://schoolboardnews.nsba.org/
  • Aug 20

    PDK/Gallup Poll Reflects Americans’ Support for School Board Governance

    PDK/Gallup Poll Reflects Americans’ Support for School Board Governance
    Local Community Public Schools Earn High Marks – A & B – From Public School Parents National School Boards Association (NSBA) Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel joined William “Bill” J. Bushaw, Chief Executive…
  • Aug 19

    NSBA mourns the passing of school law leader Ann Little Majestic

    NSBA mourns the passing of school law leader Ann Little Majestic
    Ann Majestic was elected to the National School Boards Association (NSBA) Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Board of Directors in 1991, and served as the Chair from spring of 1998 to spring of 1999. In 2012, Ann was awarded COSA’s…
  • Aug 11

    As students go back to school, schools prepare for unaccompanied immigrant children

    As students go back to school, schools prepare for unaccompanied immigrant children
    This is posting appeared in the National School Boards Association’s Legal Clips. Since this posting came out, NSBA has also been featured on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” and on NBC-owned local affiliates: As reported…
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Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press…

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press Center

Covers border issues, disaster relief, immigration and housing.

http://trla.wordpress.com
  • Aug 20

    Ahora Si – Protégete conociendo tus derechos laborale

    Ahora Si – Protégete conociendo tus derechos laborale
    Visto desde un punto de vista, la situación laboral en el estado de Texas podría ser considerada como una de las mejores en la nación. To read the entire article, click here.
  • Aug 18

    El Diario – Enfrentan ‘pizcadores’ de chile jornadas mal pagada

    El Diario – Enfrentan ‘pizcadores’ de chile jornadas mal pagada
    Como cada año, la temporada de cosecha del chile significa una importante derrama económica para la región sur de Nuevo México. Sin embargo, para los trabajadores del campo la situación ha cambiado poco. To…
  • Aug 13

    My San Antonio – S.A. lawyers recognized for pro bono program

    My San Antonio – S.A. lawyers recognized for pro bono program
    The San Antonio Bar Association’s Community Justice Program has been recognized by the State Bar of Texas for its work helping low-income residents access legal help. To read the entire story, click here.
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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
  • Aug 20

    PASPA, Uniformity Requirements, and the “Equal Sovereignty” Principle

    PASPA, Uniformity Requirements, and the “Equal Sovereignty” Principle
    Fans of federalism and/or sports-betting were likely disappointed to see the Supreme Court deny cert last month in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association.  The case involved the constitutionality of the federal Professional…
  • Aug 20

    Some Textual Question

    Some Textual Question
    I was rereading the Constitution the other day, and two things stuck out this time that I had not thought about before. 1.  Article I, Section 3 says “each senator shall have one Vote.”  But Article I never says that…
  • Aug 20

    FAN 28 (First Amendment News) — The Demise of Stare Decisis?

    FAN 28 (First Amendment News) — The Demise of Stare Decisis?
    Start here: “Under the conventional view of constitutional adjudication, dubious precedents enjoy a presumption of validity through the doctrine of stare decisis.” Okay, so much for the gospel regularly taught in law schools. But…
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Illinois Nursing Home Abuse…

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Covers Illinois Nursing Home Abuse, news, updates and commentary. Published by Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.illinoisnursinghomeabuselawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Nursing Home Complaints Can Now be Submitted Online

    Nursing Home Complaints Can Now be Submitted Online
    Illinois Governor Quinn recently signed into law two pieces of legislation that will help nursing home residents voice concerns about their care. The first law, effective immediately, allows these complaints to be submitted electronically…
  • Aug 13

    Illinois Revokes License of Nursing Home Psychiatrist

    Illinois Revokes License of Nursing Home Psychiatrist
    A popular Chicago psychiatrist, Dr. Michael Reinstein, recently had his license suspended by the Illinois medical board due to his illegal prescribing of clozapine, an antipsychotic. He prescribed the dangerous drug to countless nursing home…
  • Aug 5

    Nursing Home Chain Caught in Criminal Scheme

    Nursing Home Chain Caught in Criminal Scheme
    A Tennessee nursing home chain, National HealthCare Corp. (NHC), was recently involved in a scandal involving risky campaign schemes and malicious contracts with the elderly. According to reports, NHC has been forcing its elderly residents to…
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The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Aug 20

    Philly Explosion Brings Food Truck Regulations to the Forefront

    Philly Explosion Brings Food Truck Regulations to the Forefront
    On July 1, 2014, one of two propane tanks located on a food truck parked in a Pennsylvania neighborhood exploded. The explosion injured 12 people, five of whom were immediately placed in critical condition, according to media reports.The…
  • Aug 18

    Key Players in Personal Injury Claim

    Key Players in Personal Injury Claim
    If you’ve been injured in an accident in Southampton, you may file a claim for compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, lost earning potential, and pain and suffering. Filing a personal injury claim can be a complex…
  • Aug 15

    Fatal Truck Accidents and Wrongful Death Case

    Fatal Truck Accidents and Wrongful Death Case
    Trucking accidents, because of the weight and size of the truck in comparison to other vehicles on the road, can be very serious and many result in fatalities. If your loved one has been killed in a fatal truck accident, you may be able to…
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Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    After the Murder of Tom Clements, Can Colorado's Prison System Rehabilitate Itself? by Alan Prendergast

    After the Murder of Tom Clements, Can Colorado's Prison System Rehabilitate Itself? by Alan Prendergast
    Westword When Tom Clements accepted the job of executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections three years ago, he knew he was taking on an enormous challenge. Two particularly alarming sets of figures, trends that he…
  • Aug 17

    Sentencing, by the Number

    Sentencing, by the Number
    New York Times ANN ARBOR, Mich. — IN a recent letter to the United States Sentencing Commission, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. sharply criticized the growing trend of evidence-based sentencing, in which courts use data-driven…
  • Aug 5

    Floorboard

    Floorboard
    Dear [fname] Hi there!!! CCJRC was awarded a grant to attend and participate in a class for Digital Storytelling for Nonprofits.  We created a movie and now we are in the running for a fabulous prize… These are digital stories that…
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Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

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

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Aug 20

    Reading Online News Items (2014 Edition)

    Reading Online News Items (2014 Edition)
    How many times do you see "Visit my blog!", "We have great news articles online here" or "See our website for more"? How often do you actually follow up just to see what is there? My guess is the honest...
  • Jul 30

    ABA Seeks Nominees for Blawg 100 - Top Legal Blog

    ABA Seeks Nominees for Blawg 100 - Top Legal Blog
    The American Bar Association is once again seeking nominations for its annual list of the 100 best legal blogs. You can find the form here (scroll to the bottom). While my blog hasn’t made this list in the last few...
  • Jul 25

    Visualizing Document Automation: Five Steps For Success – Free Webinar!

    Visualizing Document Automation: Five Steps For Success – Free Webinar!
    Visualizing Document Automation: Five Steps For Success is a free one-hour webinar sponsored by the folks at The Form Tool. It is set for Thursday, July 31st at 10:00 a.m. CDT. I shared this information with a few of my...
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