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Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Mar 3

    Saidi v. U.S.: No Special Findings in Defense-of-Property Case

    Saidi v. U.S.: No Special Findings in Defense-of-Property Case
    You are allowed to use a reasonable amount of force to protect property.  This is true “regardless of any actual or threatened injury to the property by the trespasser.”  Moreover, upon timely request with sufficient…
  • Feb 25

    Three Voices in Writing

    Three Voices in Writing
                            H/T Ken White
  • Feb 12

    #Serial: No Miscarriage of Justice in the Adnan Syed Case

    #Serial: No Miscarriage of Justice in the Adnan Syed Case
    Over at our private family page on Facebook, we have been having a lively discussion about Serial, the This American Life podcast that investigates the 1999 murder of Baltimore County high school senior Hae Min Lee. Lee’s former…
Rank this Week: 757

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

Podcast covering recent developments in New Jersey and Federal law. From Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    Do You Have the Property Management Agreement You Need?

    Do You Have the Property Management Agreement You Need?
    Stark & Stark Shareholder Jerry A. Nelson, member of the Commercial, Retail Industrial, and Multi-Family Real Estate Group, authored the article “Do You Have the Property Management Agreement You Need?” which…
  • Feb 26

    New Jersey Creditor Responsibility Law

    New Jersey Creditor Responsibility Law
    As of July, 2014, a change was made to an existing statute, NJSA 46:10B-51, that requires all creditors initiating a mortgage foreclosure proceeding against residential property to provide the municipality information related to that action,…
  • Feb 18

    U.S. Court of Appeals Addresses Presumption of Irreparable Harm: Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    U.S. Court of Appeals Addresses Presumption of Irreparable Harm: Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently was asked to determine whether “a party seeking a preliminary injunction pursuant to the Lanham Act, is entitled to a presumption of irreparable harm.” Ferring Pharms.. Inc.…
Rank this Week: 229

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Mar 3

    Plan. Do. Review.

    Plan. Do. Review.
    I want to bring in more business. Okay, what’s you’re plan? I’m thinking of joining a networking group and meeting some prospective clients and/or referral sources. Sounds good; which one(s) will you join? I’ve…
  • Feb 27

    The problem with being self-employed

    The problem with being self-employed
    Being the boss is a double-edged sword. I love being the master of my destiny but sometimes the weight of responsibility wears on me. You too? Do you ever get anxious thinking about how many people depend on you or how much work remains to be…
  • Feb 26

    Email marketing for attorneys done right

    Email marketing for attorneys done right
    I read an article for real estate agents about ten ways email marketing beats social media. It’s a good article and I agree with all of it. I was going to tell you that it makes no difference whether you’re selling legal…
Rank this Week: 679

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Mar 3

    Panel: "Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings"

    Panel: "Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings"
    This panel was moderated by Professor Siegler and included Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone. The event took place on February 4, 2015. It was presented by BLSA in partnership with the Law School and…
  • Feb 11

    A Conversation With Elena Kagan

    A Conversation With Elena Kagan
    In a conversation with David A. Strauss, Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan reflects on decision-making, persuasion, and hunting with Scalia. This event took place on February 2, 2015,…
  • Feb 4

    Will the Supreme Court Make Disparate Impact Disappear?

    Will the Supreme Court Make Disparate Impact Disappear?
    A panel discussion with John Relman, Jeff Leslie, Lee Fennell, and Tara Ramchandani As part of the Law School's Diversity Month, the panelists discuss the pending Supreme Court Case, "Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The…
Rank this Week: 223

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    You're doing it wrong...

    You're doing it wrong...
    So, some years back, one of our clients - we'll call him Bruce - bought a life insurance policy on his son, Bruce Jr. He named himself as the sole beneficiary, and declined to name a contingent.(A contingent beneficiary is one who would…
  • Mar 3

    Another day, Another CoOp Snafu

    Another day, Another CoOp Snafu
    Last week, Bob posted his take on the rather tumultuous CoOp situation. As fate would have it, I was working on a post about the same thing, but with a slightly different "angle." Now, I frequently claim that "I was told there'd be no math"…
  • Mar 2

    Five Little Words: An Epiphany

    Five Little Words: An Epiphany
    "Exchange established by the State under 1311"I've always believed the adage that "words mean things;" that is, words have meaning and one should be careful in how they're used. Sometimes, silence is golden: not speaking can communicate…
Rank this Week: 54

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/
  • Mar 3

    State Exchange Problems Present ACA Concerns That Exist Beyond King v. Burwell

    State Exchange Problems Present ACA Concerns That Exist Beyond King v. Burwell
    While most Americans are familiar with the well-publicized issues and higher than projected premium costs of coverage offered to Americans enrolling in health care coverage through the federal healthcare marketplace Healthcare.gov…
  • Mar 2

    EEOC Charges Employer Violated ADA By Terminating Employment At FMLA Leave End

    EEOC Charges Employer Violated ADA By Terminating Employment At FMLA Leave End
    Health care employers and organizations should review and tighten their employment and other discrimination policies and risk management in light of recent employment discrimination enforcement actions targeting health care organization…
  • Mar 2

    New Opportunity To Share Your Input With HHS About How To Improve Healthcare

    New Opportunity To Share Your Input With HHS About How To Improve Healthcare
    Originally posted on Coalition For Responsible Health Care Policy:Health care providers, health plans and insurers, employers, providers, patients, states, consumer groups, individual Americans and others concerned about health care in…
Rank this Week: 292

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

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

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
  • Mar 3

    State Exchange Problems Added ACA Threat Regardless of SCOTUS Decision In King v. Burwell

    State Exchange Problems Added ACA Threat Regardless of SCOTUS Decision In King v. Burwell
    While most Americans are familiar with the well-publicized issues and higher than projected premium costs of coverage offered to Americans enrolling in health care coverage through the federal healthcare marketplace Healthcare.gov…
  • Mar 2

    Health Care Employer’s Discrimination Triggers Medicare, EEOC Prosecution

    Health Care Employer’s Discrimination Triggers Medicare, EEOC Prosecution
    Health care employers and organizations should review and tighten their employment and other discrimination policies and risk management in light of recent employment discrimination enforcement actions targeting health care organization…
  • Mar 2

    Health Care Providers, Provide ACO, Reimbursement Reform Input To HHS

    Health Care Providers, Provide ACO, Reimbursement Reform Input To HHS
    Physicians, nurses, hospitals and other health care providers, patients and others concerned about health care reimbursement and other health care reforms in the United States should sign up and participate in the new Health Care Payment…
Rank this Week: 772

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 3

    Starting with WHY — Building Curriculum for Clinic-wide Orientation

    Starting with WHY — Building Curriculum for Clinic-wide Orientation
    My clinical colleagues and I are planning to convert an Orientation that we currently jointly teach into a 2-credit Clinic Orientation module. The Orientation typically includes a mixture of joint classes and smaller individual clinic-focused…
  • Mar 2

    Teaching “Doing” as a Lawyer During Law School – Steven Friedland

    Teaching “Doing” as a Lawyer During Law School – Steven Friedland
    In doctrinal courses, we are used to teaching students to think critically, an activity often referred to in the legal education domain as “thinking like a lawyer.” This thinking component is central to what lawyers do. But Lee…
  • Feb 23

    CSALE 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education – by Mary Lynch

    CSALE 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education – by Mary Lynch
    The Center for the Study of Applied Legal Education’s (CSALE) 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education is now available on CSALE’s website http://www.csale.org/results.html and on…
Rank this Week: 931

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Mar 3

    2015.44: One out of Seven—an F for McBrayer

    2015.44: One out of Seven—an F for McBrayer
    Justin McBrayer laments the fact that our public schools are teaching our children that there are no moral facts, and therefore no moral truths. He gives seven examples, from online fact vs. opinion worksheets, of facts that kids are taught…
  • Feb 28

    2015.43: Don’t Worry, Be Happy …

    2015.43: Don’t Worry, Be Happy …
    … I’ve got your back. (Eat your heart out, Reposa.) Copyright © 2013 Houston criminal-defense lawyer Mark Bennett. This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches…
  • Feb 28

    2015.42: Harris County Welcomes Dallas Prosecutor

    2015.42: Harris County Welcomes Dallas Prosecutor
    What do you do if you’re a District Attorney running an office that is under fire for prosecutorial misconduct and in the middle of a hearing (in which current and former prosecutors contradicted each other, themselves, and the…
Rank this Week: 201

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
Rank this Week: 442

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

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

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Cooks at Nevada Sports Bar Sue for Overtime Compensation

    Cooks at Nevada Sports Bar Sue for Overtime Compensation
    Cooks at Bully’s Sports Bar & Grill are suing the popular Nevada sports bar for overtime violations. According to the lawsuit filed in Nevada federal court, the bar misclassified its cooks as “exempt” under the Fair…
  • Feb 24

    Tipped Minimum Wage to rise to $7.50 per hour on December 31, 2015

    Tipped Minimum Wage to rise to $7.50 per hour on December 31, 2015
    The minimum wage for all tipped workers in the hospitality industry in New York State will be raised from $5 an hour to $7.50 effective December 31, 2015. The Order of Acting Commissioner of Labor Mario J. Muolino on the Report ……
  • Feb 23

    “Real Housewife” Sued for Wage Theft at Her Restaurant

    “Real Housewife” Sued for Wage Theft at Her Restaurant
    “Real Housewives of New Jersey” reality television celebrity, Teresa Aprea, has been sued for stealing wages and tips at her Little Italy restaurant, Angelo’s of Mulberry Street. Attorneys for waiters, bartenders, cooks,…
Rank this Week: 657

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Mar 3

    Conference & CFP: Law and Culture–London, UK

    Conference & CFP: Law and Culture–London, UK
    The Centre for Law and Culture at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham will be hosting its 2015 conference on September 10-11, 2016. The Centre will accept submissions for the conference no...
  • Mar 3

    International Competition Law Forum–St. Gallen, Switzerland

    International Competition Law Forum–St. Gallen, Switzerland
    The 22nd International Competition Law Forum will be taking place on April 23-24, 2015 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Please visit the the Forum’s website and see the St.Gallen-ICF-Flyer for more information...
  • Mar 3

    CFP: Journal of Law and Criminal Justice

    CFP: Journal of Law and Criminal Justice
    The Journal of Law and Criminal Justice is accepting article submissions in the areas of socio-legal studies and the psychology of law, criminology and social justice studies.  The deadline for...
Rank this Week: 26

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Mar 3

    A Few Comments on the David Petraeus Plea Deal: What Money And Connections Buy You

    A Few Comments on the David Petraeus Plea Deal: What Money And Connections Buy You
    David Petraeus, who suffered a fall worthy of a Greek tragedy when was caught leaking classified information to his biographer-girlfriend, has reached a plea deal with the feds, in the person of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western…
  • Mar 2

    Weekend Censorious Dipshittery Roundup

    Weekend Censorious Dipshittery Roundup
    You may take the weekend off. I may take the weekend off. But the censorious spirit never rests, friend. Dateline: England. MP George Galloway has arranged for his lawyers to send legal threats demanding £5,000 [upon information and…
  • Mar 2

    Judge Tim Grendell Was For The First Amendment Before He Was Against It

    Judge Tim Grendell Was For The First Amendment Before He Was Against It
    Last week I described how Ohio judge Tim Grendell was abusing his contempt power to lash out at a critic, and how he justified his conduct in a puerile letter to the editor. Jonathan Adler at the Volokh Conspiracy has picked it up, as has…
Rank this Week: 206

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 321

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Mar 3

    Changes to Heat Illness Standard on the Move

    Changes to Heat Illness Standard on the Move
    Despite opposition, California’s Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB) approved revisions to California’s unique heat illness regulations. The OSHSB sent the revised regulations to the Office of Administrative…
  • Mar 2

    We Interrupt Your FMLA and CFRA Challenges for This Live Webinar

    We Interrupt Your FMLA and CFRA Challenges for This Live Webinar
    The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) entitle eligible employees to unpaid, job-protected leave for defined reasons, such as caring for a parent, spouse, child or domestic partner with a…
  • Feb 25

    See the Winners of CalChamber’s Off-the-Wall Poster Contest

    See the Winners of CalChamber’s Off-the-Wall Poster Contest
    Judging in CalChamber’s 2015 Off-the-Wall Poster Contest is finished, and we’re proud to announce the winners. This year, we had two sets of first- and second-place winners: One set was decided by popular vote (the contest was…
Rank this Week: 538

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Mar 3

    Want a Class with that Barrista Job?

    Want a Class with that Barrista Job?
    Last year, Starbucks announced a new corporate-supported educational program that one year later is still viable: Starbucks will reimburse its full-time workers for taking online classes with Arizona State University. Partial tuition (58%)…
  • Mar 3

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 379 Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2014: Twenty-Eighth Annual Survey Symeon C. Symeonides Willamette University - College of…
  • Feb 26

    California Port and Freshwater Disputes – From Citrus Fruits to Water-Stealing Nudist

    California Port and Freshwater Disputes – From Citrus Fruits to Water-Stealing Nudist
    Two contracts issues have reappeared recently and both greatly affect the earning abilities of California citrus farmers, among others: the ability to ship products and the ability to grow them in the first place. The shipping situation was -…
Rank this Week: 128

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    Nurses Face Frightening Job Injuries in Homestead and Other Citie

    Nurses Face Frightening Job Injuries in Homestead and Other Citie
    Health care workers face many job-related injuries in Homestead and across Florida, but nurses are among the workers that seem to suffer the most. Nurses report about 35,000 back injuries and other serious injuries each year, according to the…
  • Feb 27

    Staying Safe When Driving Alone

    Staying Safe When Driving Alone
    Driving alone is a fact of life, whether you are running errands, heading to classes, or simply going for a drive along the coast. When you don’t have passengers, however, you may be more at risk of certain crimes, such as muggings or…
  • Feb 24

    Beach Safety Tip

    Beach Safety Tip
    Miami and surrounding areas have some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Each year, residents and visitors alike flock to these beaches in order to enjoy themselves. While most beachgoers leave with a suntan and some great…
Rank this Week: 977

DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
Rank this Week: 613

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

Summarizes environmental decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    American Forest Resource Council v. Ashe

    American Forest Resource Council v. Ashe
    <> American Forest Resource Council v. Ashe - 2/27/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 13-5302 (unpublished). The Appeals Court indicates: "Appellants attack the Fish and…
  • Mar 2

    Alliance for the Wild Rockies (AWR) v. Bradford

    Alliance for the Wild Rockies (AWR) v. Bradford
    <> Alliance for the Wild Rockies (AWR) v. Bradford - 2/26/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No.13-35768 (unpublished). The Appeals Court affirmed a lower court's…
  • Mar 2

    Ministerio Roca Solida v. United State

    Ministerio Roca Solida v. United State
    <> Ministerio Roca Solida v. United States - 2/26/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, Case No. 14-5058. In a takings dispute regarding water rights the Appeals Court upheld a…
Rank this Week: 861

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

Provides national and international environmental law news. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    EPA's Commitment to Scientific Integrity

    EPA's Commitment to Scientific Integrity
    <> Our Commitment to Scientific Integrity at EPA - Francesca Grifo, Ph.D., EPA's Scientific Integrity Officer, announced the release of EPA's Fiscal Year 2014 Scientific Integrity Annual Report.…
  • Mar 2

    SAB Review of the EPA's draft Report on the Environment 2014

    SAB Review of the EPA's draft Report on the Environment 2014
    <> SAB Review of the EPA's draft Report on the Environment 2014 - The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was asked to review the draft ROE with particular attention to its adoption of a sustainability framework…
  • Feb 27

    Nebraska Injunctions halt Keystone XL for 12-18 months+

    Nebraska Injunctions halt Keystone XL for 12-18 months+
    <> Injunctions halt KXL eminent domain proceedings in two Nebraska counties - Bold Nebraska reports that eminent domain and the Keystone XL pipeline are now halted in Nebraska for 12-18 months,…
Rank this Week: 540

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Mar 3

    Congress.gov Now Offers Email Tracking

    Congress.gov Now Offers Email Tracking
    Recently, the Library of Congress announced that users can set email tracking at congress.gov. According to the LOC: “Users can elect to receive email alerts for tracking: A specific bill in the current Congress: Receive an email when…
  • Feb 26

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline
    Check out the new ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline! This collection features over 90 ABA periodical titles, including 44 titles previously only available to ABA section members. Select titles are available as full color…
  • Feb 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New! The Law of Lawyering, Fourth Edition

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New! The Law of Lawyering, Fourth Edition
    Curious about the revisions and updated changes made in December’s release of the The Law of Lawyering, 4th ed.? The greatly expanded two-volume fourth edition of The Law of Lawyering is available on the Loislaw Treatise Library, a…
Rank this Week: 811

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 312

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Mar 3

    Issues Abound in For-Profit College Conversion

    Issues Abound in For-Profit College Conversion
    Readers of this blog are likely familiar with issues surrounding nonprofit hospital conversions. It appears that we may be witnessing a trend of conversions in the opposite direction (i.e., from for-profit to nonprofit form) in another field…
  • Mar 2

    Growing Marijuana as “Agriculture” on Conservation-Easement Protected Land

    Growing Marijuana as “Agriculture” on Conservation-Easement Protected Land
    A small group of residents of the Town of Palisade, Colorado, recently gathered to protest the Board of Trustees' approval of two zoning ordinances that help pave the way for a couple to lease land in the town to grow...
  • Mar 2

    Northeastern University Pays Portion of Requested PILOT

    Northeastern University Pays Portion of Requested PILOT
    According to a recent article in the Boston Globe, “Northeastern University recently retroactively paid the city of Boston $886,000 to help cover the costs of municipal services after the school faced criticism for failing to give anything…
Rank this Week: 209

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Mar 3

    What Would Make You Want To Work for A Small Firm?

    What Would Make You Want To Work for A Small Firm?
    This post from January 2015 at Above the Law  questions why solos and small firms pay associates so little. Initially, the answer seemed self evident to me: sadly, some solos and smalls are just plain cheap, while others need the help…
  • Feb 27

    A New Reason To Limit Free Consultation

    A New Reason To Limit Free Consultation
    I’ve long been a fan of free consultations for a couple of reasons. First, given the importance of the attorney-client relationship, it never made sense to put up obstacles  to clients seeking to vet different attorneys by forcing…
  • Feb 23

    A Twitter Shout Out That Lawyers Can Do Without

    A Twitter Shout Out That Lawyers Can Do Without
    When I couldn’t get a response from a medical provider after I’d written a lengthy complaint more than two months earlier, I did what any disgruntled consumer would do: I took it to Twitter. Cognizant of the possibility of a…
Rank this Week: 823

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Mar 3

    Tyler patent verdict - Smartflash v. Apple

    Tyler patent verdict - Smartflash v. Apple
    I am a little behind on this post since much of last week was either weather days or seminar, but I wanted to note that last Tuesday a Tyler jury returned a verdict in favor of plaintiff Smartflash against defendant...
  • Feb 24

    About that Verdict...

    About that Verdict...
    USEI v. TI, 6:11cv491 (2/19/15) Judge: Michael Schneider Holding: Motion for Application of Collateral Estoppel Granted Sometimes a verdict doesn't even get to the appellate stage before it is reversed. In 2009, the plaintiff in this case…
  • Feb 24

    "Emerging Trends in Intellectual Property Litigation " - Panel at Dr. Kenneth Street Law Symposium - Austin College

    "Emerging Trends in Intellectual Property Litigation " - Panel at Dr. Kenneth Street Law Symposium - Austin College
    I was privileged to participate in the 12th annual Dr. Kenneth Street Law Symposium at Austin College in Sherman last Friday, which was themed as "Emerging Trends in the Federal Courts." The symposium began with a luncheon address by Fifth...
Rank this Week: 197

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

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

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    It's time to tackle america's jail problem

    It's time to tackle america's jail problem
    Right On Crime It’s time to tackle America’s jail problem Marc Levin describes the impetus behind the new right-left alliance on criminal justice reform at FoxNews.com. There’s not much the right and left agree on these days, but…
  • Mar 3

    Federa Fair Chance Hiring Report

    Federa Fair Chance Hiring Report
    Federal-Fair-Chance-Hiring-Agenda
  • Feb 28

    CCJRC Weekly Legislative Update

    CCJRC Weekly Legislative Update
    CCJRC http://www.ccjrc.org/pdf/Weekly%20Newsletter%20Update%20223docx.pdf
Rank this Week: 658

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    As is usually the case with music videos…

    As is usually the case with music videos I'm not so sure I see the connection between the song and the visual, but I love the noir look of this all the same.
  • Mar 1

    Good review of a complicated record: <a…

    Good review of a complicated record: <a href="http://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/cahoots-19711111"> Jon Landau on The Band's Cahoots</a>.  It seems to me that Greil Marcus's conception of "the old, weird America"…
  • Feb 28

    I've been saying this for years. You want…

    I've been saying this for years. You want tort reform? Devise a more equitable social welfare system. You want medical malpractice reform? Socialize it. Easy-peasy. I suppose another alternative is just to throw accident victims out on the…
Rank this Week: 536

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: 399

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Mar 3

    UnitedHealth Tightens Rules on Hysterectomie

    UnitedHealth Tightens Rules on Hysterectomie
    The country's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, recently announced that it was tightening the rules around hysterectomies and the use of power morcellators. Doctors will not have to gain specific authorization to perform surgeries…
  • Feb 27

    Medical Device Infecting Patients with "Super Bug"

    Medical Device Infecting Patients with "Super Bug"
    The FDA recently warned health care providers that improperly sterilized scopes are infecting patients with deadly, drug-resistant bacteria. The so-called "super bug" has already killed dozens of patients and caused hundreds others to fall…
  • Feb 24

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident
    A 40-year-old factory employee lost his arm yesterday morning in a work accident. The factory is located in Bridgeport on Chicago's South Side. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Work accident lawyers at Pintas &…
Rank this Week: 631

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Mar 3

    U.S. Issues Another Critical Crime Warning for Honduras, Including Roatan

    U.S. Issues Another Critical Crime Warning for Honduras, Including Roatan
    The United States Department of State just issued a warning to U.S. citizens that the level of crime and violence in Honduras remains "critically high."   The warning is similar to the critical crime warning issued by the U.S. State…
  • Mar 2

    Cruise Executive Richard Fain Hits the Jackpot Again

    Cruise Executive Richard Fain Hits the Jackpot Again
    According to the SEC, Royal Caribbean CEO Richard Fain (below right) sold 87,488 shares of his RCL stock at an average price of $76.41, for a total value of $6,684,958.08. After the transaction, cruise executive Fain still owns 1,139,613…
  • Feb 27

    Disney Passenger Drowns at Castaway Cay

    Disney Passenger Drowns at Castaway Cay
    A newspaper in the Bahamas is reporting that a passenger from a Disney cruise ship drowned while visiting Disney's private island Castaway Cay. According to reports by the Tribune, on Thursday afternoon, a 38–year-old man from New York…
Rank this Week: 134

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 348

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
  • Mar 3

    Medical Malpractice Caps on Verdicts Leaves Patients in the Cold

    Medical Malpractice Caps on Verdicts Leaves Patients in the Cold
    The state of South Dakota has imposed a medical malpractice cap that leaves many who are injured or killed without a remedy. It was reported recently that a young woman who brought herself to a hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., because she was…
  • Feb 26

    Cook County Deadlocked on Death Caused by an Omission by Radiologist

    Cook County Deadlocked on Death Caused by an Omission by Radiologist
    On Jan. 8, 2008, Nicole Yerkovich, who was 35 at the time, was taken by ambulance to the emergency department at LaGrange Memorial Hospital because of severe abdominal pain and nausea. The ER doctor at the hospital ordered a contrast CT scan…
  • Feb 20

    Illinois Jury Considers Medical Malpractice Death That Occurred During Leg Surgery from MRSA Infection

    Illinois Jury Considers Medical Malpractice Death That Occurred During Leg Surgery from MRSA Infection
    Anthony Bausal was transported by ambulance to the emergency department at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, Ill., on Sept. 20, 2008. Bausal had a cellulitis infection in his left leg, increased pain and shortness of breath. He…
Rank this Week: 685

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    Circuit Court changes its mind in Occupy Wall Street protesters, dismissing case

    Circuit Court changes its mind in Occupy Wall Street protesters, dismissing case
    Occupy Wall Street protesters who marched across the Brooklyn Bridge sued the police who arrested them for disorderly conduct. The protesters said the arrests were unwarranted because some officers actually invited them to cross the bridge.…
  • Mar 2

    First Amendment protects NYC police officer who spoke out against quota

    First Amendment protects NYC police officer who spoke out against quota
    The Court of Appeals has ruled that the First Amendment prohibits the City of New York from retaliating against a police officer who spoke out against a precinct-wide quota policy. This is a rare victory under the First Amendment for public…
  • Feb 26

    You can sue community colleges in federal court

    You can sue community colleges in federal court
    If ever there was a convoluted constitutional doctrine, it's the Eleventh Amendment, which says, "The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of …
Rank this Week: 846

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Mar 3

    Why Art Is a Unique Asset Cla

    Why Art Is a Unique Asset Cla
    Twelve main reasons, according to Nouriel Roubini.
  • Mar 3

    Beastie Boys Get Permanent Injunction Against Monster

    Beastie Boys Get Permanent Injunction Against Monster
    Interesting outcome to a copyright/trademark case. You may remember that last year The Beastie Boys won a major copyright infringement case against Monster Energy drink. Last month, a New York district court granted The Beastie Boys’…
  • Feb 19

    UCSD’s Conceptual Public Artwork Destroyed

    UCSD’s Conceptual Public Artwork Destroyed
    A rare permanently installed art project by Michael Asher has been destroyed. San Diego 6 and Hyperallergic have more on this story. I’d like to add that although the obvious question here is whether this project gets restored and how,…
Rank this Week: 249

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Mar 3

    The new “us”!

    The new “us”!
    We are delighted to announce that the law firm formerly known as Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, is now Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, as internationally-recognized labor and employment attorney Don Prophete and 12 other…
  • Feb 27

    This ‘n’ that from the world of the workplace

    This ‘n’ that from the world of the workplace
    Religious accommodation, the Oscars, non-competes, social media, Brian Williams versus Bill O’Reilly, workplace violence, and inspirational employees — we have it all today! Here are some links about recent news and court…
  • Feb 23

    New FMLA rule will give rights to same-sex spouses based on “place of celebration”

    New FMLA rule will give rights to same-sex spouses based on “place of celebration”
    The U.S. Department of Labor announced today its Final Rule changing the definition of “spouse” in the Family and Medical Leave Act to include most same-sex married couples. I blogged about the proposed rule in…
Rank this Week: 428

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

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

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Mar 3

    Wow! A Mechanic’s Lien Bill That Helps Subcontractors and Supplier

    Wow! A Mechanic’s Lien Bill That Helps Subcontractors and Supplier
    You know how I’ve stated on many occasions that the contract is king here in Virginia?  You know how that included contractual provisions waiving mechanic’s lien rights for subcontractors and suppliers?  You know how I…
  • Feb 13

    Lien Waivers Should Be Fair — And Efficient

    Lien Waivers Should Be Fair — And Efficient
    This week for our Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome back my good friend Scott Wolfe. Scott, a thought leader in the construction industry, combines his construction background, tech experience, entrepreneurial…
  • Feb 9

    Where Construction Law Musings Asks for Your Vote

    Where Construction Law Musings Asks for Your Vote
    Each year, Mark Buckshon of the Construction Marketing Ideas blog (one that contains a great amount of wonderful information, by the way), hosts a Best Construction Blog contest. This little corner of the blawgosphere has been nominated for…
Rank this Week: 325

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    If the CHRO Ran the Legislature: Agency Proposals On Deck

    If the CHRO Ran the Legislature: Agency Proposals On Deck
    As the legislative session continues to roll around, sometimes you can get caught up in bills that have no chance of getting passed. For example, the General Assembly — as presented structured — will never pass a bill making…
  • Feb 26

    The Year of Religion and the Workplace

    The Year of Religion and the Workplace
    The law works in mysterious ways.  (Cue the U2 song.) Some years seem to get dominated by a particular type of issue, even though the law has been around for years. This year, it seems as though issues of religion and the workplace are…
  • Feb 25

    The Perils of Social Media & Legal Considerations – Join Us!

    The Perils of Social Media &amp; Legal Considerations &ndash; Join Us!
    On Thursday, February 26th, I’ll be speaking on a panel discussion for the Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section discussing the legal considerations of social media. The topic covers how the evolving world of new social…
Rank this Week: 207

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Mar 3

    A Delaware Law Insider: A Nexus between Shareholder Activism & Hobby Lobby?

    A Delaware Law Insider: A Nexus between Shareholder Activism &amp; Hobby Lobby?
    The Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law recently published a March 6, 2014, lecture from Former Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Myron T. Steele, Continuity and Change in Delaware Corporate Law Jurisprudence (available on…
  • Mar 3

    A quick plug

    A quick plug
    I finally got it together and opened an account on SSRN (I know, I know), and posted two of my forthcoming pieces there. The first, Searching for Market Efficiency, is a very short comment that will be published in the...
  • Mar 2

    Guest Blogger: Marc Edelman

    Guest Blogger: Marc Edelman
    The Business Law Prof Blog is pleased to announce that Professor Marc Edelman will be joining us as a guest blogger for the month of March. Quoting from his online bio, "Marc Edelman is an Associate Professor of Law at...
Rank this Week: 88

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 155

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 431

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Mar 3

    Listen to Cases and Treatises on the Go!

    Listen to Cases and Treatises on the Go!
    Interested in listening to cases during your morning commute? How about freshening up your knowledge with chapters from a treatise or hornbook during your afternoon run? When juggling hefty casebooks or attempting to use your iPad on your run…
  • Feb 23

    Fair Use Week

    Fair Use Week
    This week, the Law Library and University Library are celebrating national Fair Use Week. This annual celebration highlights the doctrine of fair use, which is one of the exceptions of U.S. copyright law that allows teachers, students,…
  • Feb 19

    PILA Auction

    PILA Auction
    The Public Interest Law Association (PILA) will hold its annual auction at the Georgia Freight Depot on Saturday, Feburary 28th. The auction raises money to provide scholarships to students who take public interest internships.…
Rank this Week: 574

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Mar 3

    Back to the Future: Learning from the Past and Looking into the Future of 401(k) Advisor Fee

    Back to the Future: Learning from the Past and Looking into the Future of 401(k) Advisor Fee
    So, my past two Mondays have been bookended by being quoted in a pair of excellent articles concerning the operation of 401(k) plans, one in Pensions & Investments and the other in Fiduciary News. The interesting thing about them is that…
  • Feb 5

    Me, Tibble, Pensions & Investments and Don Draper

    Me, Tibble, Pensions &amp; Investments and Don Draper
    With the Supreme Court hearing argument this month in Tibble, I thought I would pass along a link to this article in Pensions & Investments (registration may be required) on the case. Leaving aside (for the moment) the fact that I am…
  • Jan 20

    ACI's 9th National Forum on ERISA Litigation

    ACI's 9th National Forum on ERISA Litigation
    The American Conference Institute (ACI) hosts a comprehensive ERISA litigation conference twice a year, in New York in October and in Chicago in April. Fall in Manhattan and spring in Chicago. What’s not to like? Beyond that though, the…
Rank this Week: 412

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Devolution of powers in the Northwest Territorie

    Devolution of powers in the Northwest Territorie
    Resource development and infrastructure improvements were top of mind when a new Northwest Territories (NWT) government was elected in the fall of 2011.  Since that time, the government has tried to realize these goals by reducing…
  • Feb 12

    Love Audit for Valentine’s Day

    Love Audit for Valentine’s Day
    This Valentine’s Day, our resident poet, Luciano, put together a poem about love, audits and continuous improvement along with a handy free checklist. Happy Valentine’s Day! As the time moves by, day to year, Something becomes…
  • Feb 11

    Incident Management Made Easy with E-Mail

    Incident Management Made Easy with E-Mail
    Nimonik is happy to announce our Beta version of our easy to use Incident Management Tool. After carefully looking at the available options on the market, we determined that the missing element in Incident Management is ease of use. Incident…
Rank this Week: 801

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • Mar 3

    The Office Of The Child Advocate Recognizes Lewis H. Lazarus for Ten Years of Pro Bono Service

    The Office Of The Child Advocate Recognizes Lewis H. Lazarus for Ten Years of Pro Bono Service
    The Office Of The Child Advocate has recognized Lewis Lazarus with “deep appreciation” for ten years of pro bono service as an attorney guardian ad litem. The Office Of The Child Advocate noted that Mr. Lazarus…
  • Mar 2

    Master Denies Limits On Trading Following Inspection

    Master Denies Limits On Trading Following Inspection
    Southpaw Credit Opportunity Master Fund LP v. Advanced Battery Technologies Inc,. C.A. 9542-ML (February 26, 2015) A Master holds that the Court should not impose trading restrictions after a books and records inspection but should impose a…
  • Mar 2

    Court Of Chancery Upholds Arbitration Clause In LLC Agreement After Conversion

    Court Of Chancery Upholds Arbitration Clause In LLC Agreement After Conversion
    3850 & 3860 Colonial Blvd LLC v. Griffin, C.A. 9575-VCN (February 26, 2015) This is an interesting decision because it deals with whether an LLC agreement requiring arbitration may be enforced even after the LLC was converted into a…
Rank this Week: 494