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Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jul 31

    Smart Ways Lawyers Can Use Email Marketing

    Smart Ways Lawyers Can Use Email Marketing
    It's clear that email is central to communications these days, with an estimated 122 billion emails sent per hour. So it's no wonder almost 70 percent of marketers rely on email as a core part of their marketing strategy — because it…
  • Jul 30

    The Expertise Effect: How Getting Narrow Can Grow Your Practice

    The Expertise Effect: How Getting Narrow Can Grow Your Practice
    There are countless ways lawyers can and do compete with one another for work. We have price — what work costs; process — how work is performed; personality — the lawyer’s and her firm’s; place —…
  • Jul 29

    How to Welcome a Lateral Attorney

    How to Welcome a Lateral Attorney
    Question: A partner from a local firm is joining our practice in a few weeks. It's been several years since we hired a senior lateral attorney, and, honestly, it didn't go so well the last time we did. Can you give some good tips on…
Rank this Week: 391

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Guest Post: Josh Jarvis, "The Trademark “Chaff” Quandary: PTO Report On Post-Registration Proof of Use"

    Guest Post: Josh Jarvis, "The Trademark “Chaff” Quandary: PTO Report On Post-Registration Proof of Use"
    My friend, Joshua S. Jarvis, of Foley Hoag LLP in Boston, has consented to my re-posting this article discussing the USPTO's recent report on its pilot study regarding post-registration proof of use - a study intended to "Assess the accuracy…
  • Jul 30

    Test Your TTAB Judge-Ability: Are Sci-Fi and Comedy TV Shows Related?

    Test Your TTAB Judge-Ability: Are Sci-Fi and Comedy TV Shows Related?
    Sherrilynn Kenyon applied to register the mark THE LEAGUE for science fiction films (class 9) and television programs (class 41), but the PTO refused registration under Section 2(d), finding a likelihood of confusion with the identical mark…
  • Jul 30

    Reminder: ABA IP Section: TTAB Hot Topics, Boston, August 7th

    Reminder: ABA IP Section: TTAB Hot Topics, Boston, August 7th
    Yours truly will be a panelist at the "TTAB Hot Topics" session of the ABA Annual Meeting in Boston, on August 7th from 8:30 to 10:00 AM at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel. Register here. The session is hosted by the ABA Section of…
Rank this Week: 177

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jul 31

    Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons to Be Presented August 1

    Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons to Be Presented August 1
    At the 2014 International Elder Law and Policy Conference hosted by John Marshall Law School in Chicago on July 10 and 11, many weeks of hard work culminated in adoption of a "Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Person."...
  • Jul 31

    10th Circuit: Defamation Case Can Go Forward Against NBC's Dateline Re "Annuity University"

    10th Circuit: Defamation Case Can Go Forward Against NBC's Dateline Re "Annuity University"
    As readers of this Blog may recall, back in April 2008 NBC's Dateline program aired a segment called "Tricks of the Trade" that incorporated use of hidden cameras to record portions of seminars that allegedly showed insurance…
  • Jul 30

    Overview of Statutory Claims for Health Care Fraud and Abuse

    Overview of Statutory Claims for Health Care Fraud and Abuse
    John Washlick, a shareholder with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney in Philadelphia and Princeton, provides a concise and useful overview of laws that form the basis for claims of "fraud" or "abuse" associated with Medicare…
Rank this Week: 175

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

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

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Jul 31

    Delaware Likes Garner/California Not So Much

    Delaware Likes Garner/California Not So Much
    In 1970, Richard Nixon was president, the 26th Amendment was still not part of the Constitution, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Garner v. Wolfinbarger, 430 F.2d 1093 (5th Cir. 1970).  In that case, Judge…
  • Jul 30

    I Find More Confusion On Tallying Vote

    I Find More Confusion On Tallying Vote
    I recently came across the following vote tally in Item 5.07 of Form 8-K: 73,197,209 votes for (28.9% of the voted shares) 177,776,280 votes against (70.2% of the voted shares) 2,113,797 abstentions (0.8% of the voted shares) 26,725,569…
  • Jul 29

    The Franchise Tax Board’s Doing Business Legal Ruling – Ex Nihilo, Aliquid Fit

    The Franchise Tax Board’s Doing Business Legal Ruling – Ex Nihilo, Aliquid Fit
    Today’s post will try to put the Franchise Tax Board’s recent Legal Ruling 2014-01 in perspective by imagining the following inquisition by the Franchise Tax Board: FTB: We suspect that you are doing business in…
Rank this Week: 390

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Guest Post: Comments on SEBI’s Crowdfunding Paper

    Guest Post: Comments on SEBI’s Crowdfunding Paper
    [The following post is contributed by Debanshu Mukherjee, a Senior Resident Fellow at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, New Delhi]Last month, SEBI had issued a Consultation Paper on regulating Crowdfunding in India. Vidhi Centre for Legal…
  • Jul 31

    Comparative Paper on M&A: Transaction Structures, Law & Practice

    Comparative Paper on M&A: Transaction Structures, Law & Practice
    Professor John Coates has a new paper titled Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring: Types, Regulation, and Patterns of Practicethat is available on SSRN. The abstract is as follows:An important component of corporate governance is the…
  • Jul 28

    SEBI: Infrastructure Investments and Portfolio Investment

    SEBI: Infrastructure Investments and Portfolio Investment
    Infrastructure Investment TrustsLast last year, we had discussedthe SEBI Consultation Paper on Infrastructure Investment Trusts. While the move towards the establishment of infrastucture investment trusts (InvITs) was welcome, certain issues…
Rank this Week: 313

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    CalNonprofits Policy Convention: Hot Topics in Nonprofit Law

    CalNonprofits Policy Convention: Hot Topics in Nonprofit Law
    Today, Public Counsel senior staff attorney Sarah Stegemoeller and I will be presenting a workshop on Hot Topics in Nonprofit Law for the CalNonprofits Policy Convention. We’ll be presenting on the following topics: Anatomy of…
  • Jul 30

    Charities and Issue Advocacy: Doing it Right – Part One

    Charities and Issue Advocacy: Doing it Right – Part One
    Advocacy is a broad term that covers a range of activities that seek to bring about change. One form of advocacy is lobbying, defined as activities that attempt to influence specific legislation. Charities are permitted to engage in lobbying…
  • Jul 25

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – July 25, 2014

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – July 25, 2014
    Photo credit: Purvis It’s been a challenging week for the world and an appropriate time for reflection. Have a listen to Van Morrison‘s Enlightenment while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week: Lucy…
Rank this Week: 401

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
  • Jul 31

    A motion to dismiss for failure to prosecute is denied.

    A motion to dismiss for failure to prosecute is denied.
    Practice point:  On receipt of plaintiffs' 90-day notice, defendants did not file a note of issue within 90 days.. However, plaintiffs refused certain requests to schedule a continued deposition of the injured defendant, and, after the…
  • Jul 30

    An untimely cross-motion for summary judgment.

    An untimely cross-motion for summary judgment.
    Practice point:  The Appellate determined that the Supreme Court improvidently exercised its discretion in denying as untimely plaintiff's cross-motion for summary judgment. While the motion was made more than 120 days after the note of…
  • Jul 29

    Denial of a motion to dismiss on a general release and waiver.

    Denial of a motion to dismiss on a general release and waiver.
    Practice point:  The defendants presented proof, in the form of the general release and the waiver, demonstrating their prima facie entitlement to judgment as a matter of law dismissing the complaint and on their counterclaim for a…
Rank this Week: 347

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Call for papers: JURISIN 2014: International Workshop on Juris-informatic

    Call for papers: JURISIN 2014: International Workshop on Juris-informatic
    The call for papers has been issued for JURISIN 2014: International Workshop on Juris-informatics, being held 23-24 November 2014, at Keio University Kanagawa. The submission deadline is 10 September 2014. Papers are invited on topics…
  • Jul 27

    Hagan and Kimbro: Access Hub Project: Designing new resources for legal service provider

    Hagan and Kimbro: Access Hub Project: Designing new resources for legal service provider
    Margaret Hagan has a new post about her and Stephanie Kimbro‘s project: The Access Hub Project: Designing new resources for legal service providers. Here are excerpts from the post: I’ve been working alongside Steph Kimbro to do…
  • Jul 27

    Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014: Video, storify, and resource

    Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014: Video, storify, and resource
    Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014 was held 16-18 May 2014, with an award ceremony on 24 July 2014, at the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome. The event Website, which includes the program, participant descriptions, and links…
Rank this Week: 68

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    7,000 EPO employees in DE, NL, AT & BE ... plus one in FR?

    7,000 EPO employees in DE, NL, AT & BE ... plus one in FR?
    EPO President Battistelli in his office. The Eiffel Tower is not visible from this angle, it would appear.Back in 2010, when Benoît Battistelli was first appointed as President of the European Patent Office (EPO), there was a certain…
  • Jul 30

    From 1 October UK will have exceptions for private copying, broader quotation and parody

    From 1 October UK will have exceptions for private copying, broader quotation and parody
    Following some fear [here and here] that UK Government could have decided not to introduce exceptions for private copying, broader quotation and parody into UK copyright after all, last month this blog reported that…
  • Jul 30

    A scoop ... of yoghurt!

    A scoop ... of yoghurt!
    Miffy just can't get enoughGreek yoghurt ..."Greek dairy company Fage wins yogurt case in Britain" is the headline of a piece of breaking news carried in Ekathimerini today. The yoghurt case in question is Fage UK Ltd & Another v…
Rank this Week: 28

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

Washington D.C. Employment Law…

Washington D.C. Employment Law Update

Covers labor and employment law developments in Washington, D.C. By Littler.

http://www.littler.com/blog/dc-employment-law-update
  • Jul 31

    New Executive Order Targets Contractor Labor Law Violation

    New Executive Order Targets Contractor Labor Law Violation
    Ilyse Wolens Schuman Linda M. Jackson Update: President Obama signed the Executive Order on July 31, 2014.  A more in-depth discussion of this new E.O. and its implications…
  • Jul 29

    NLRB General Counsel Takes Aim at Franchise

    NLRB General Counsel Takes Aim at Franchise
    Michael J. Lotito In a move that could have a dramatic impact on the franchise business model, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard Griffin has announced that his office intends to name a parent…
  • Jul 24

    Senate Committee Approves Bill Making ERISA Clarification

    Senate Committee Approves Bill Making ERISA Clarification
    Ilyse Wolens Schuman On July 23, 2014, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions unanimously approved S.read more
Rank this Week: 909

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/
  • Jul 31

    The New, Official Life Expectancy of the California Stem Cell Agency

    The New, Official Life Expectancy of the California Stem Cell Agency
    Randy Mills' calculations on cash for future CIRM fundingRandy Mills, the new president of the $3 billion California stem cell agency, rewrote some of the agency’s history last week and extended the life span of the now nearly…
  • Jul 29

    California Stem Cell Agency and the Revolving Door: A Need for More Safeguard

    California Stem Cell Agency and the Revolving Door: A Need for More Safeguard
    The revolving door and related conflict of interest issues remain open at the $3 billion California stem cell agency despite the pledge by its new president, Randy Mills, to refrain from taking a job with a recipient of the agency’s…
  • Jul 25

    Los Angeles Times: Flawed Investigation Magnifies California Stem Cell Scandal

    Los Angeles Times: Flawed Investigation Magnifies California Stem Cell Scandal
    The Los Angeles Times will have a column again this Sunday excoriating the $3 billion California stem cell agency, and it will involve the same set of players, the agency’s former president and a San Francisco area stem cell company.…
Rank this Week: 398

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Jul 30

    Judge Decides the Sale of the L.A. Clipper

    Judge Decides the Sale of the L.A. Clipper
    In the latest high profile trust dispute to hit the courts, the Los Angeles County Superior Court has ruled in favour of Rochelle “Shelley” Sterling thereby giving her the authority to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve…
  • Jul 30

    Hull on Estates #385 – Mroz v. Mroz, 2014

    Hull on Estates #385 – Mroz v. Mroz, 2014
    Listen to Hull on Estates #385 – Mroz v. Mroz, 2014 Today on Hull on Estates, David Morgan Smith and Noah Weisberg discuss the recent decision of Mroz v. Mroz, 2014. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com,…
  • Jul 30

    Reliance of an Estate Trustee upon counsel: Is reliance always reasonable?

    Reliance of an Estate Trustee upon counsel: Is reliance always reasonable?
    Estate Trustees have an obligation to account for all expenditures relating to an estate, a duty which beneficiaries may enforce by way of an application to pass accounts.  The Estate Trustees must then compile a comprehensive accounting…
Rank this Week: 88

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 159

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jul 30

    One for Your Torts Class - General Noriega Sues Video Gamer

    One for Your Torts Class - General Noriega Sues Video Gamer
    Most TortsProfs probably don't cover the common law right of publicity, but if you do, here's a good one to use in class: General Manuel Noriega (yes that one) has sued manufacturers of the video game "Black Ops II" for...
  • Jul 29

    Haack on "Evidence Matters: Science, Proof and Truth in the Law"

    Haack on "Evidence Matters: Science, Proof and Truth in the Law"
    Of interest to TortsProfs is Evidence Matters: Science, Proof and Truth in the Law by Susan Haack (Miami), recently published by Cambridge University Press. The abstract provides: Is truth in the law just plain truth – or something sui…
  • Jul 29

    Oberdiek on Proximate Cause

    Oberdiek on Proximate Cause
    John Oberdiek (Rutgers-Camden) has posted to SSRN Putting (and Keeping) Proximate Cause in Its Place. The abstract provides: This is a draft contribution to a forthcoming fetschrift in Michael S. Moore's honor, to be published by Oxford…
Rank this Week: 117

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: 107

Internet Cases

Internet Cases

Legal developments involving the Internet and new technologies. By Evan Brown.

http://blog.internetcases.com
  • Jul 30

    One must conscientiously and systematically perform abstraction-filtration-comparison test in software copyright infringement matter

    One must conscientiously and systematically perform abstraction-filtration-comparison test in software copyright infringement matter
    In all copyright infringement cases, a plaintiff must prove, among other things, that the defendant copied elements of plaintiff’s work that are protected by copyright. This is key because not all copying is infringement – some of…
  • Jul 28

    What should we do when trademarks offend?

    What should we do when trademarks offend?
    Trademarks are symbols that convey meaning, and ostensibly that meaning is ontologically linked to the purveyor of the goods or services with which the trademark is connected. But those symbols can relate to different ontologies as well, be…
  • Jul 25

    Lawsuit against Yelp over how it marketed its review filters can move forward

    Lawsuit against Yelp over how it marketed its review filters can move forward
    Plaintiff restaurant owner sued Yelp under California unfair competition law, claiming that certain statements Yelp made about the filters it uses to ascertain the unreliability or bias of user reviews were misleading and untrue. For example,…
Rank this Week: 348

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 986

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jul 30

    Niegan pasaporte a Skywalker

    Niegan pasaporte a Skywalker
    Desde 2008 Laura Matthews agregó a su nombre, por diversión, el nombre de Skywalker en referencia al personaje de Star Wars. Desde ese año ha usado el Skywalker en todos sus documentos hasta ahora que la Oficina de…
  • Jul 30

    Empleados de Air India responsables de contrabando de oro

    Empleados de Air India responsables de contrabando de oro
    Frente al Parlamento de la India, un funcionario del ministerio de aviación civil dio a conocer que en los pasados tres años, incluyendo lo que va de este, han encontrado 13 casos de empleados de la empresa nacional de…
  • Jul 30

    Acusan a Ricky Martin de violar derechos de autor

    Acusan a Ricky Martin de violar derechos de autor
    El cantante puertorriqueño Luis Adrián Cortés demandó a Ricky Martín, Sony ATV Music Publishing, Sony Music Holdings, Sonic Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Sony Electronics y Sony Musical…
Rank this Week: 332

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jul 30

    Conference in Ukraine on "International Legal Protection of Ukrainian Interests"

    Conference in Ukraine on "International Legal Protection of Ukrainian Interests"
    We received the following announcement concerning an upcoming conference in Ukraine. (mew0 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine Ukrainian Association of International Law Institute of International…
  • Jul 30

    ELSA Needs a Host for Its North American Moot Court Round

    ELSA Needs a Host for Its North American Moot Court Round
    The European Law Students' Association (ELSA) is seeking a host of the ELSA Moot Court Competition All American Regional Round taking place in March 2015! The ELSA Moot Court Competition on WTO law is a simulated hearing of the WTO...
  • Jul 28

    Iran Arrests and Holds Americans Incommunicado

    Iran Arrests and Holds Americans Incommunicado
    Iran confirmed on Friday that it has arrested and detained a reporter for the Washington Post, Jason Rezaian, his wife, and two other American photographers in Iran. News reports indicate that Iran has said it will release information about…
Rank this Week: 162

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Gordon, "The Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case"

    Gordon, "The Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case"
    Gregory S. Gordon (University of North Dakota - School of Law) has posted "The Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case: Otto Dietrich and the Future of Persecution Law." The article appears in Volume 75 of the Ohio State Law Journal (2014).…
  • Jul 30

    Iowa Law Review Symposium on Gideon v. Wainwright

    Iowa Law Review Symposium on Gideon v. Wainwright
    The Iowa Law Review has posted all of the articles stemming from its November 2013 Symposium on the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright.  Several may be of special interest to legal historians:Lawrence Herman, Gideon and the Golden…
  • Jul 29

    New Release: Doern, et al., "Rules and Unruliness: Canadian Regulatory Democracy, Governance, Capitalism, and Welfarism"

    New Release: Doern, et al., "Rules and Unruliness: Canadian Regulatory Democracy, Governance, Capitalism, and Welfarism"
    New from McGill-Queen's University Press: Rules and Unruliness: Canadian Regulatory Democracy, Governance, Capitalism, and Welfarism, by G. Bruce Doern (Carleton University/University of Exeter), Michael J. Prince (University of Victoria),…
Rank this Week: 61

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: 582

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jul 30

    In re Patel (Fed Cir 2014)

    In re Patel (Fed Cir 2014)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Supreme Court has made a sport of reversing the Federal Circuit over the past decade or so, and other than reserved (and sometimes not so reserved) statements by members of the lower court, the Federal Circuit has…
  • Jul 29

    Court Report -- Part II

    Court Report -- Part II
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Acorda Therapeutics Inc. v. Actavis Laboratories FL Inc. 1:14-cv-00882; filed July 7, 2014 in the District Court of Delaware…
  • Jul 28

    Finally, A Biosimilar Application Has Been Accepted By The FDA

    Finally, A Biosimilar Application Has Been Accepted By The FDA
    By Andrew Williams -- In what is thought to be the first application accepted under the new biosimilar pathway created by the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation (BPCI) Act, Sandoz announced last Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug…
Rank this Week: 64

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

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

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jul 30

    Oh, So You Think You Can Mess With My Trust Just Because I’m Dead?

    Oh, So You Think You Can Mess With My Trust Just Because I’m Dead?
    So back in 1996, this couple in Arkansas set up a Trust. The beneficiaries were his 3 kids and her 3 nieces. Simple enough. Well, after Robert died, guess what Robena did? Kids? What kids? She amended the trust to exclude her deceased…
  • Jul 29

    Drawing Attention To Yourself? Not A Good Idea.

    Drawing Attention To Yourself? Not A Good Idea.
    Working on your knife-throwing in a public area is not a good idea under normal circumstances.  How about under these circumstances, as reported by kval.com (Eugene, Oregon): Police responded to the commercial district near NW 9th Street…
  • Jul 28

    Maybe Things Aren’t Going Well With Your Employer, But …

    Maybe Things Aren’t Going Well With Your Employer, But …
    Warning: Do not read this right before, or after, eating, because it’s really, really gross. Okay, here it goes, per The Standard, “China’s Business Newspaper” A domestic helper has appeared in court accused of trying…
Rank this Week: 189

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Jul 30

    Prosecutors must NOT tell or even hint at cops and other witnesses not to talk with defense lawyers.

    Prosecutors must NOT tell or even hint at cops and other witnesses not to talk with defense lawyers.
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases.…
  • Jul 28

    More on the power of positive energy

    More on the power of positive energy
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases. http://katzjustice.com  I do not take…
  • Jul 23

    In persuading, remember that people are not always what they appear to be.

    In persuading, remember that people are not always what they appear to be.
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases. http://katzjustice.comHow can we truly…
Rank this Week: 229

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 393

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    DISBARRED THE SERIES: GARTH DRABINSKY

    DISBARRED THE SERIES: GARTH DRABINSKY
    How far the mighty fall….Garth Drabinsky was an entertainment mogul in the world of theatre, whose productions including Phantom of the Opera, Showboat, Sunset Boulevard, and Kiss of the Spider Woman, garnered nineteen Tony awards for…
  • Jul 28

    Convicted Murderer Teaches Himself the Law, Obtains a New Trial and Acquittal

    Convicted Murderer Teaches Himself the Law, Obtains a New Trial and Acquittal
    Rodell Sanders is yet another victim of a corrupt criminal justice system in America. In 1993 he was a member of a gang called the Gangster Disciples in Chicago, Illinois. In December 1993 a carjacking took place resulting in a robbery and…
  • Jul 27

    Would You Hire a 101 Year-Old Lawyer?

    Would You Hire a 101 Year-Old Lawyer?
    Philadelphia lawyer, Murray Shusterman, loves the law and has no intention of retiring anytime soon, despite his pending 102nd birthday. A lawyer since 1936 he practices corporate and real estate law at blue-chip firm Fox Rothschild, a firm…
Rank this Week: 755

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: 214

Space Politics

Space Politics

Covers space policy, new and commentary. By Jeff Foust.

http://www.spacepolitics.com
  • Jul 30

    Bolden skeptical about prospects for NASA authorization bill this year

    Bolden skeptical about prospects for NASA authorization bill this year
    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said Wednesday he is not optimistic that Congress will pass a NASA authorization bill this year, and expects to start the 2015 fiscal year on a continuing resolution (CR). Bolden, speaking at a meeting of the…
  • Jul 29

    Panel sees ASTEROIDS Act as step in right direction for space property right

    Panel sees ASTEROIDS Act as step in right direction for space property right
    A bill introduced in the House earlier this month that establishes property rights for resources taken from asteroids is not perfect, but a step in the right direction towards a broader resolution of property rights in outer space, a…
  • Jul 26

    Court presses SpaceX and Air Force to resolve case in mediation

    Court presses SpaceX and Air Force to resolve case in mediation
    In a pair of orders issued Thursday, a federal court judge pushed SpaceX and the US Air Force to resolve the ongoing lawsuit over the EELV block buy contract through mediation rather than in the courtroom. In the first order, Judge Susan…
Rank this Week: 221

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 178

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Jul 30

    Actionstep 14.7: Read Our Exclusive Report

    Actionstep 14.7: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire covers a cloud accounting, billing, and practice management application with a new technology for the fast pace and unpredictable nature of law firm work (see article below), a website that creates a printer…
  • Jul 29

    A Lawyer Reflects on His Content Marketing Efforts Plus 66 More Must-Read

    A Lawyer Reflects on His Content Marketing Efforts Plus 66 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 67 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Jul 28

    Review of TrialDirector 6.5 Plus Nine Tips for Video Deposition

    Review of TrialDirector 6.5 Plus Nine Tips for Video Deposition
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: "We hold these truths to be self-evident" may have sufficed for the Declaration of Independence but trials require more proof. Because showing while telling is more persuasive, trial presentation…
Rank this Week: 216

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
  • Jul 30

    JSMP criticises indictment in domestic violence case in Dili District Court (18 July 2014)

    JSMP criticises indictment in domestic violence case in Dili District Court (18 July 2014)
    ETLJB 31/07/2014 Indictment of the public prosecutor does not reflect the suffering of the victim - On 18 July 2014 the Dili District Court tried the defendant AA for allegedly committing domestic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 29

    Meeting of the Timor-Leste’s Development Partners July 2014

    Meeting of the Timor-Leste’s Development Partners July 2014
    ETLJB 30/07/2014 - Mon. 28 of July of 2014, 13:47h On July 25th and 26th, just after the CPLP’s Summit of Díli and the official visit of the Prime Minister of Portugal to Timor-Leste, the... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jul 29

    EWER Alert: Sexual Violence in Dili's Public Space

    EWER Alert: Sexual Violence in Dili's Public Space
    ETLJB 30/07/2014 From EWER: Incidents of Sexual Violence in Dili's Public Spaces - Incidents of sexual violence[1] (#_ftn1) continue to concern communities across Timor-Leste. Over the past year,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 529

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 136

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jul 30

    House Republicans Authorize Suit Against President Obama

    House Republicans Authorize Suit Against President Obama
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The House of Representatives voted along party lines this afternoon to authorize a federal lawsuit against President Obama for alleged constitutional overreach in implementation of the Affordable…
  • Jul 29

    Divided Fifth Circuit Upholds Preliminary Injunction Against Mississippi's Restrictive Abortion Law HB 1390

    Divided Fifth Circuit Upholds Preliminary Injunction Against Mississippi's Restrictive Abortion Law HB 1390
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law A panel of the Fifth Circuit in its opinion today in Jackson Women's Health Organization v. Currier upheld the district judge's injunction against the enforcement of a…
  • Jul 29

    In Memoriam: Cheryl Hanna

    In Memoriam: Cheryl Hanna
    Vermont Law School has reported the death of ConLawProf Cheryl Hanna. A memorial is scheduled for Friday. Her scholarship was devoted to issues of domestic violence, sexuality, and gender. Her essay, Gender As A Core Value in Teaching…
Rank this Week: 83

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Jul 30

    Bush on Bush

    Bush on Bush
    This should be an interesting read: George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, has authored a personal biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st President. The currently untitled book will be released in the...
  • Jul 27

    Clueless Joe!

    Clueless Joe!
    Yup that was the headline in NYC when Joe Torre first signed up to manage the New York Yankees in 1996! Today, he is being inducted into the Hall of Fame! He joins three great players and two great managers....
  • Jul 22

    Andrew Wiggins is Canadian

    Andrew Wiggins is Canadian
    Yeah - so what? Well everyone seems to be making an issue of it. First, the question was whether he was too nice to survive the NBA? Now, apparently, Canadians aren't hungry enough for success in the NBA (aound 3.20):
Rank this Week: 983

The Estrin Report

The Estrin Report

Created for professional paralegals. By Chere Estrin.

http://estrinlegaled.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Jul 30

    You Might Be Stressed Out If.....

    You Might Be Stressed Out If.....
    You might be stressed out if.....You have seriously pondered entering the paralegal protection program in an effort to actually step away from that papyrus covered desk, as you flee the legal perimeter to play a fun little game called…
  • Jul 21

    Are calling yourself certified? Chances are you're mistaken.

    Are calling yourself certified? Chances are you're mistaken.
    Confusing the certified with certificate says you don’t know your career. How sad is that? You need to be able to represent yourself correctly. Saying you are certified when you received a certificate of completion or achievement after…
  • Jul 15

    What's a nice Greek like Nikki Karakostas doing in the paralegal field?

    What's a nice Greek like Nikki Karakostas doing in the paralegal field?
    "Who can truthfully say they absolutely love what they do? Be honest. While most people open with their “don’t like” list, getting Nikki to confess what she does not like was not going to happen. When pressed, she admitted…
Rank this Week: 719

the (new) legal writer

the (new) legal writer

A collection of resources for lawyers, who write. By Raymond Ward.

http://raymondpward.typepad.com/newlegalwriter/
  • Jul 30

    Five grammar myths debunked ...

    Five grammar myths debunked ...
    ... by Ross Guberman. Bookmark Ross’s post so you’ll have it the next time a believer in these myths critiques your work.
  • Jul 21

    One reason to hyphenate phrasal adjectives ...

    One reason to hyphenate phrasal adjectives ...
    ... is that “defective drug attorneys” doesn’t mean the same thing as “defective-drug attorneys.”
  • Jul 15

    From soup to nuts: True and false range

    From soup to nuts: True and false range
    Over at Daily Writing Tips, Maeve Maddox has a helpful post on true and false ranges, usually phrased as “ranging from x to y.” She gives helpful examples of each and a simple test for avoiding use of false ranges.
Rank this Week: 785

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
  • Jul 30

    BIS Announces Future Restrictions on Exports of Unspecified Items to Russia

    BIS Announces Future Restrictions on Exports of Unspecified Items to Russia
    As the sanctions pile up on Russia, the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced new sanctions yesterday. Of course, what exactly is covered by the sanctions isn’t quite clear, but as they say on birthdays and in…
  • Jul 29

    OFAC and the Passion Fruit of the Poisoned Tree

    OFAC and the Passion Fruit of the Poisoned Tree
    Processadoro Campofresco, Inc., a Puerto Rican fruit juice processor and packager, has agreed to pay to OFAC $27,000 in connection with its purchase of passion fruit juice and pulp from a Colombian company designated under OFAC’s…
  • Jul 29

    New Russia Sanction

    New Russia Sanction
    OFAC just announced the addition of the three banks to the Sectoral Sanctions Identifications List (“SSIL”). As with the banks previously added to the SSIL, U.S. companies and individuals are prohibited in dealing in loans longer…
Rank this Week: 395

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

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

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
  • Jul 30

    House Passes ESA Reform Package

    House Passes ESA Reform Package
    On July 29, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Endangered Species Act (ESA) reform legislation introduced by members of the House Natural Resources Committee. As previously reported, the legislation consists of four bills seeking…
  • Jul 24

    EPA Not Required to Consult on Air Quality Regulation Regarding Four Corners Power Plant

    EPA Not Required to Consult on Air Quality Regulation Regarding Four Corners Power Plant
    On July 23, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was not required to consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regarding potential endangered species…
  • Jul 22

    NMFS Releases Final Recovery Plan for Central Valley Salmonid

    NMFS Releases Final Recovery Plan for Central Valley Salmonid
    The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has released its final recovery plan for Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon, Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon, and Central Valley steelhead.  The website for the recovery plan…
Rank this Week: 705

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

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

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Thai surrogacy is now dead in the water

    Thai surrogacy is now dead in the water
    A couple of days ago I wrote about how there was a crackdown in Thailand about surrogacy and gender selection. Yesterday there was a meeting between the various IVF clinics, the Thai Medical Council, lawyers and others. The outcome of the…
  • Jul 27

    Thai crackdown on surroacy and gender selection

    Thai crackdown on surroacy and gender selection
    Thailand has until now been one of the major places that Australians go for surrogacy. As Australians have not been able (except for medical reasons) to undertake gender selection at home, they have undertaken gender selection in Thailand,…
  • Jul 21

    Great quote about same sex marriage

    Great quote about same sex marriage
    I came across today this great quote from Judge McShane hearing the marriage equality case in Oregon. The words summarise the story: <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE …
Rank this Week: 946

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Toddler Drowns in Mira Loma Backyard Pool

    Toddler Drowns in Mira Loma Backyard Pool
    Sheriff's officials are investigating a swimming pool accident in Riverside County, which claimed the life of 2-year-old Kimberly Gonzalez. According to a news report in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Kimberly was found the evening of July…
  • Jul 28

    Newport Coast Crash Proves Fatal For Woman

    Newport Coast Crash Proves Fatal For Woman
    Karine Bondra, 46, was killed in a Newport Beach car accident the night of July 23, 2014. According to a news report in Corona del Mar Today, the fatal car accident occurred when Bondra was driving south on Newport Coast Drive near Pelican…
  • Jul 25

    Elderly Man Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in San Bernardino

    Elderly Man Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in San Bernardino
    John Preciado, who was reported missing from an assisted-living facility in Mentone, was killed in a hit-and-run accident near West Rialto Avenue and G Street in San Bernardino the night of July 18, 2014. According to a CBS Los Angeles news…
Rank this Week: 209

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Jul 30

    Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International. The question in the case is whether, for purposes of obtaining a patent, claims to computer-implemented inventions…
  • Jul 29

    American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    | On June 25, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its opinion inAmerican Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo. This case involves the question of whether, under sections 101 and 106 of the Copyright Act, a company “publicly performs”…
  • Jul 28

    Harris v. Quinn - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Harris v. Quinn - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On June 30, 2014, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Harris v. Quinn. The central question in this case concerned whether a state can, consistent with the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution, compel in-home care…
Rank this Week: 327

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

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

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
Rank this Week: 146

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/
  • Jul 30

    NSBA calls for caution on data collection of students with disabilitie

    NSBA calls for caution on data collection of students with disabilitie
    The U.S. Department of Education should exercise caution in collecting and analyzing data on students with disabilities based on their racial and ethnic backgrounds because of the unique circumstances of each students’ special needs,…
  • Jul 30

    The “unintended consequences” of federal school meal regulation

    The “unintended consequences” of federal school meal regulation
    Check out the National School Boards Association’s Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel reflection on the real impact and the challenges that public schools still face on implementing federal school meal regulations in a commentary…
  • Jul 29

    Resources help school districts address undocumented children

    Resources help school districts address undocumented children
    School districts may feel significant impacts in the coming year resulting from the influx of Central American children to our country and schools. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) and its Council of School Attorneys (COSA) along…
Rank this Week: 283

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
Rank this Week: 65