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FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
  • Aug 28

    FDA Semi-Decides the Biosimilar Naming Issue; Issues Draft Guidance and a Proposed Rule

    FDA Semi-Decides the Biosimilar Naming Issue; Issues Draft Guidance and a Proposed Rule
    By James C. Shehan – On August 27, 2015, FDA published its much–anticipated views on the non-proprietary naming of biological products. Set forth in a proposed rule, a draft guidance, and a blog post, FDA proposes that a four letter...
  • Aug 26

    FDA Clashes with Congress Regarding Untitled Letter

    FDA Clashes with Congress Regarding Untitled Letter
    By David C. Gibbons – As we reported in a previous post, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce requested that FDA answer a number of questions regarding how FDA Centers issue and publicly disclose Untitled Letters (“ULs”). As…
  • Aug 26

    FDA Releases Primer on Rare Disease Drug Development, Discusses Utility of Natural History Studie

    FDA Releases Primer on Rare Disease Drug Development, Discusses Utility of Natural History Studie
    By Alexander J. Varond & James E. Valentine* – FDA recently released a draft guidance, titled “Rare Diseases: Common Issues in Drug Development.” The fourteen-page document amounts to more of a primer than a focused discussion of…
Rank this Week: 700

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Aug 28

    New Walkover collection titles – fiction

    New Walkover collection titles – fiction
    Take time in your busy academic schedule for some non-law, thought provoking reading. Each won coveted literary awards. Enjoy! PR9619.3.F525N37 2015 From the publisher:  “In We Are All Completely beside Ourselves,  author…
  • Aug 27

    Journal Staff Legal Research Guide

    Journal Staff Legal Research Guide
    Conducting a Source and Cite Check for a Journal?  Check out the library’s guide for journal staff.  It answers general questions about choosing a topic, preemption checks, locating and borrowing materials, and cite and source…
  • Aug 26

    Featured Database: Subject Compilation of State Laws – Fifty State Survey

    Featured Database: Subject Compilation of State Laws – Fifty State Survey
    Have you ever wondered where to find a comparison of state laws governing the proceeds from the sales of all those lottery tickets you buy hoping to pay off your student loans?  Or how various states’ laws on the use of cell phones…
Rank this Week: 473

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

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

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Aug 28

    Leave to extend the time to serve process.

    Leave to extend the time to serve process.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed the motion court and denied that branch of plaintiff's motion for leave to extend the time within which to serve the summons and complaint.Plaintiff's supporting affidavits failed to…
  • Aug 27

    CPLR 3215 and a motion for a default judgment.

    CPLR 3215 and a motion for a default judgment.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed the motion court and granted plaintiff's motion for leave to enter a judgment on the issue of liability upon defendant's failure to appear or answer the complaint.Plaintiff, in support of…
  • Aug 26

    A golf-cart injury and assumption of risk.

    A golf-cart injury and assumption of risk.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed the motion court and dismissed the complaint in this action arising from plaintiff's injury when she was thrown from a golf-car in which she was a passenger.  The Appellate Division…
Rank this Week: 223

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    I don't like to say I told you so, but...

    I don't like to say I told you so, but...
    What I have said before comes to pass in three of the posts I wrote for Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog this week, which include:The Marriage Foundation’s figures disprove their case - The Foundation shoots…
  • Aug 24

    Concerned

    Concerned
  • Aug 21

    Fickleness and folly

    Fickleness and folly
    ...were both in evidence in my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included the following:Further thoughts on enforcing family financial orders - With reference to The Law Society's response to…
Rank this Week: 428

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/
  • Aug 28

    Testamentary Dispositions and Joint Bank Accounts: An Important Lesson

    Testamentary Dispositions and Joint Bank Accounts: An Important Lesson
    In yesterday’s blog post, I discussed a recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision that shows the litigation that can arise between beneficiaries when the deceased dies intestate and uses joint bank accounts as a form of estate…
  • Aug 27

    Think Your Joint Accounts Will Pass Automatically On Your Death? Don’t Bank On It

    Think Your Joint Accounts Will Pass Automatically On Your Death? Don’t Bank On It
    The use of joint accounts as an estate planning tool continues to gain in popularity. For example, parents may create joint bank accounts with their adult children, with the intention that the children receive the remaining balance in the…
  • Aug 25

    The New Trend of Delayed Funeral

    The New Trend of Delayed Funeral
    In today’s fast paced world, time just seems to slip away. More and more, we are putting things off because of our hectic lives. Funeral planning is one common example of this phenomenon. Where it was once the norm to hold a funeral for…
Rank this Week: 178

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: 314

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

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

    In the new

    In the new
    Yesterday, Apple announced that it will give a presentation on September 9, 2015 at 10 Pacific / 1 Eastern to show off the 2015 version of the iPhone. Well, technically Apple didn't say what it is showing off, but for...
  • Aug 24

    Review: Black's Law Dictionary, 10th edition -- legal dictionary for the iPad, iPhone

    Review: Black's Law Dictionary, 10th edition -- legal dictionary for the iPad, iPhone
    Black's Law Dictionary is, of course, the leading dictionary of legal terms and phrases. Ever since Bryan Garner took over as editor for the 7th edition, released in 1999, a new edition has been released every five years. It was...
  • Aug 20

    In the new

    In the new
    Did you know about the Medical ID feature on the iPhone? Florida attorney Katie Floyd and California attorney David Sparks discuss it on a recent episode of the Mac Power Users podcast. Just launch the Health app on your iPhone,...
Rank this Week: 931

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Aug 27

    Prisión de 30 días a adolescente que jugó una broma sobre una bomba

    Prisión de 30 días a adolescente que jugó una broma sobre una bomba
    Un adolescente noruego de 15 años de edad ha sido sentenciado a 30 días de prisión, deportación y prohibición para entrar a Dinamarca durante seis años por haber fingido llevar una bomba en el…
  • Aug 27

    Imputan a conductor por voltear cámaras de tráfico en Long Island

    Imputan a conductor por voltear cámaras de tráfico en Long Island
    La policía del condado de Suffolk, ubicado en Long Island, estado de Nueva York, Estados Unidos, detuvo a Stephen Ruth, de 42 años, quien frustrado por multas impuestas con el programa de cámaras en luces rojas,…
  • Aug 27

    Star Trek Axanar, ¿hasta donde pueden llegar las películas hechas por fans?

    Star Trek Axanar, ¿hasta donde pueden llegar las películas hechas por fans?
    Un grupo de fanáticos de Star Trek planea producir una película llamada Star Trek Axanar, para lo cual han recaudado en Kickstarter e Indiegogo 1.13 millones de dólares, pero CBS ya ha advertido que no apoya el proyecto y…
Rank this Week: 103

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

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

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Whether a Section 9 Petition Can be Disposed of Ex Parte: Full Bench of Hyderabad HC

    Whether a Section 9 Petition Can be Disposed of Ex Parte: Full Bench of Hyderabad HC
    In a recent judgement in East India Udyog Ltd. v. Maytas Infra Ltd., a Full Bench of the Hyderabad High Court had to decide whether a court hearing a petition under Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 could dispose of the…
  • Aug 15

    National Law School of India Review - Call for submission

    National Law School of India Review - Call for submission
    Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review, Vol. 28(1)The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue- Volume 28(1).  The most recent issue of the NLSIR, Vol.…
  • Aug 1

    Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi: A Judgement Eagerly Awaited

    Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi: A Judgement Eagerly Awaited
    One of the most closely watched cases in the recent times from a commercial law perspective is the case of Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi pending before the UK Supreme Court. The hearings were complete on 23.07.2015 and…
Rank this Week: 882

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: 420

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

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

    L'invention de la semaine

    L'invention de la semaine
    L'invention a pour objet un dispositif pour stopper le hoquet. A device for curing hiccups, comprising: - a metallic cup-like vessel being a first electrode for producing electricity adapted to be applied to the lip of the user; and - a…
  • Aug 25

    T1436/12 : numéro de dossier dans une incorporation par référence

    T1436/12 : numéro de dossier dans une incorporation par référence
    Le demandeur souhaitait corriger dans la description une incorporation par référence citant une demande "US n° [Attorney Docket N° 53807-0023USPT] déposée simultanément" par la demande WO03/069463 ou…
  • Aug 23

    T1929/12 : copier-coller

    T1929/12 : copier-coller
    La demande avait été rejetée pour infraction à l'Art 123(2) CBE. Pour le déposant, la décision n'est pas correctement motivée: - d'une part car elle ne contient pas de section…
Rank this Week: 611

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Aug 27

    Now what? Divided NLRB loosens joint employer standard

    Now what? Divided NLRB loosens joint employer standard
    As widely expected, a divided NLRB has loosened its standard for determining joint-employer status under the NLRA. In a press statement announcing the release of the long-awaited decision, the Board said its newly adopted standard serves…
  • Aug 27

    Told ‘you can’t take off’ after taking leave to care for son, teacher has FMLA claims revived

    Told ‘you can’t take off’ after taking leave to care for son, teacher has FMLA claims revived
    By Marjorie Johnson, J.D. While an African-American teacher whose contract was not renewed after multiple absences due to his diabetes and/or to care for his son (who suffered from sickle cell anemia) failed to convince the Seventh Circuit to…
  • Aug 27

    Employer on notice of coworker exposing himself; hostile environment claim revived

    Employer on notice of coworker exposing himself; hostile environment claim revived
    By Kathleen Kapusta, J.D. A coworker’s acts in exposing himself to several women, including once to the employee, coupled with his alleged sexual leering and a supervisor’s purported flirtatious manner and sexually provocative…
Rank this Week: 556

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Washington Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Massive Port Recall

    Washington Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Massive Port Recall
    Kapowsin Meats, a Graham, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 523,380 pounds of pork products that may be contaminated with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and... Continue Reading
  • Aug 26

    Macadamia Nuts With Salmonella – Again

    Macadamia Nuts With Salmonella – Again
    Sid Wainer and Son of New Bedford, MA, is voluntarily recalling Jansal Valley brand Raw Macadamia Nuts because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.  The product... Continue Reading
  • Aug 14

    CDC, WSDOH and SKC Follow Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- Outbreak

    CDC, WSDOH and SKC Follow Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- Outbreak
    The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and Public Health of Seattle & King County (SKC), with CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS),... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 613

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Aug 27

    The Great War: A Book List

    The Great War: A Book List
    Last August, in conjunction with the centennial of the start of World War I, I re-read Barbara Tuchman’s classic account of the war’s first days, The Guns of August. Tuchman is a great writer and she tells the story of the…
  • Aug 25

    Reps and Warranties Insurance: Increasingly Indispensable Part of M&A Deal

    Reps and Warranties Insurance: Increasingly Indispensable Part of M&A Deal
    Representations and warranties insurance has been around for years, but it is becoming an increasingly important part of M&A transactions, according to an August 24, 2015 Law 360 article (here). According to the article, more buyers are…
  • Aug 24

    Third Circuit: FTC May Pursue Data Breach Enforcement Action against Wyndham Worldwide

    Third Circuit: FTC May Pursue Data Breach Enforcement Action against Wyndham Worldwide
    On August 24, 2015, in a ruling that was much-anticipated because of its potential implications for the regulatory liability exposures of companies that have been hit with data breaches, the Third Circuit affirmed the authority of the Federal…
Rank this Week: 340

AdvoKAYte

AdvoKAYte

Covers dangerous drugs and prescription drug diversion. By Van Wey Law, P.L.L.C.

http://www.advokayte.com/
  • Aug 27

    New Texas Law to Prevent Children From Being Left in Hot Car

    New Texas Law to Prevent Children From Being Left in Hot Car
    This summer three kids in Texas alone have passed away after being left in a hot car. This is more than any other state and lawmakers are, thankfully, working on changing that. It is a matter of minutes in the Texas heat for the inside of…
  • Aug 18

    Options to Deter Teens from Using Handheld Devices While Driving

    Options to Deter Teens from Using Handheld Devices While Driving
    The temptation to interact with our electronic devices while driving is almost too much to resist, especially for teens. Many experts believe that this problem caused by technological advances can be solved with technological solutions.…
  • Aug 9

    10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

    10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
    Medical experts suggest 10 questions to ask when deciding which doctor to choose. When we hear how carefully we should research our health care providers we choose, it’s not a surprise. It’s well known that medical and…
Rank this Week: 959

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Aug 27

    Local Zoning Code Trumps Statutory Scheme for Collective Cannabis Garden

    Local Zoning Code Trumps Statutory Scheme for Collective Cannabis Garden
    In a recent case, the Washington State Supreme Court examined the question of whether a city or town’s zoning regulations can take precedence over activities that are permitted under state law.  The issue arose from the City of…
  • Aug 20

    Federal Procurement Update

    Federal Procurement Update
    There were a few developments this month in the federal government procurement arena that are likely of interest to our readers: 1. Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council Proposes to Curb Bid Shopping and Protect Subcontractor…
  • Aug 12

    Gov. Inslee Flashes his Cards as to Defenses Against Tunnel Contractor

    Gov. Inslee Flashes his Cards as to Defenses Against Tunnel Contractor
    The Alaskan Way Tunnel Project remains front and center in the news.  Hardly a day goes by when we are not bombarded with an article about the status of the tunnel project.  As it sits now, tunneling is to resume in November of…
Rank this Week: 715

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Aug 27

    Federal Court Enjoins Implementation Of EPA's New WOTUS Rules: Intermittent And Remote Wetlands Have No Nexus To Navigable Water

    Federal Court Enjoins Implementation Of EPA's New WOTUS Rules: Intermittent And Remote Wetlands Have No Nexus To Navigable Water
    Here's the latest in an issue we've been following, the myriad legal challenges to the EPA's recently-adopted rules expanding the scope of the definition of "waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act. The U.S. District Court for…
  • Aug 25

    Join Us: 2015 Brigham-Kanner Conference At William And Mary Law School

    Join Us: 2015 Brigham-Kanner Conference At William And Mary Law School
    As we've done every year lately, we're soon headed to the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference at the William and Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. This year, the B-K Property Rights Prize will be awarded to Harvard lawprof…
  • Aug 24

    NC Supreme Court To Review "Map Act" Takings Case

    NC Supreme Court To Review "Map Act" Takings Case
    We have learned that the North Carolina Supreme Court has granted the State's request to review Kirby v. North Carolina Dep't of Transportation, No. COA14-184 (Feb. 17, 2015). That's the case in which the Court of Appeals not only held that…
Rank this Week: 964

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Aug 27

    California Court of Appeals Awards Harassed City of Los Angeles Employee $3.2 Million

    California Court of Appeals Awards Harassed City of Los Angeles Employee $3.2 Million
    A California appellate court has ruled in favor of a white employee who suffered from discrimination by his Hispanic boss. The court ordered the City of Los Angeles to give James Duffy $3.2 million for the harassment he received from his…
  • Aug 19

    Des Moines School District Settles Former Superintendent Lawsuit

    Des Moines School District Settles Former Superintendent Lawsuit
    A lawsuit brought by a former superintendent against her school district has been settled. Nancy Sebring, who served as superintendent of Des Moines Public Schools, received a settlement from the district's insurer before the matter came…
  • Aug 6

    Lawsuit 101: Understanding the Litigation Proce

    Lawsuit 101: Understanding the Litigation Proce
    We regularly receive requests to explain the process of litigation, which we always communicate (using dialog NOT monologue) to prospective clients during our initial consultation. We hope you will find our lawsuit synopsis helpful. Feel…
Rank this Week: 564

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former Morgan Stanley Broker Ronald Cohen

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former Morgan Stanley Broker Ronald Cohen
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Ronald Seth Cohen (CRD #2419431, Boca Raton, Florida). Cohen recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was assessed a deferred fine of $10,000 and suspended from…
  • Aug 26

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Mark Andrew Bullivant

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Mark Andrew Bullivant
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Mark Andrew Bullivant (CRD #4444874, Fort Myers, Florida). Bullivant recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in…
  • Aug 24

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former UBS Representative Darlene Bandy

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former UBS Representative Darlene Bandy
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Darlene Kay Bandy (CRD #11744, Bellflower, California). Bandy recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which she was barred from association with any FINRA member in any…
Rank this Week: 297

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    United States v. Mujahid, No. 11-30276…

    United States v. Mujahid, No. 11-30276 (8-27-15)(Christen with Wallace and Wardlaw).  Can the federal sexual assault statutes reach into state or local jail facilities housing federal inmates?  Yes, holds the 9th, against a facial…
  • Aug 27

    United States v. Christensen, No. 08-50531…

    United States v. Christensen, No. 08-50531 (8-25-15)(Clifton with Fisher; partial concurrence and dissent by Christensen).  This is an appeal from various RICO convictions stemming from illegal wiretaps and investigations conducted by a…
  • Aug 27

    United States v. Sanchez-Gomez, No.…

    United States v. Sanchez-Gomez, No. 13-50561 (8-25-15)(Schroeder with Nguyen and Zouhary).  Unshackle the defendants!  The 9th held that the US Marshals cannot use "economic strain" on its staff as justification for a blanket policy…
Rank this Week: 413

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    Culpable States of Mind - Negligence

    Culpable States of Mind - Negligence
    Maine's criminal laws are almost always interested in what was going through your mind, when you're accused of committing a crime. What you were thinking is a crucial element of many crimes in the state, and having what is called a…
  • Aug 26

    Culpable States of Mind - Recklessne

    Culpable States of Mind - Recklessne
    When they were writing criminal laws, lawmakers determined that what was going through a person's mind should be a crucial element in determining how serious of a crime they were committing, or even if they were committing a crime, at all.…
  • Aug 25

    Culpable States of Mind - Knowledge

    Culpable States of Mind - Knowledge
    In criminal courts, including Maine's, what was going through a person's mind is a crucial part of whether what they did was a crime, or not. This is a crime's requirement that someone have a “culpable state of mind” in order to…
Rank this Week: 980

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Aug 27

    Steroids and Utah High School Athlete

    Steroids and Utah High School Athlete
    Use of steroids, otherwise known as doping, continues to be common among Utah high school athletes. Using steroids is a dishonest way for players to get ahead in their sport, and it can have long lasting effects on their overall health. What…
  • Aug 26

    Unsecured Load Turns Fatal

    Unsecured Load Turns Fatal
    Items that fall off of an unsecured load can become fatal road debris for fellow motorists on the highway. A study done by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety states: “In North America, vehicle related road debris (VRRD) is estimated to…
  • Aug 24

    Sharing Prescription Drug

    Sharing Prescription Drug
    Sharing prescription drugs with friends and family members is dangerous and against the law. Before handing out single pills or an entire bottle, study the health and criminal repercussions associated with sharing prescription drugs. Health…
Rank this Week: 615

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Aug 27

    Flynn: “I’d Like to See Fifty More Prosecutors”

    Flynn: “I’d Like to See Fifty More Prosecutors”
    Don’t look only to the police to solve the problems of high poverty communities, Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn told a capacity audience Thursday in the Appellate Courtroom at Eckstein Hall. Flynn pointed to the need for better…
  • Aug 26

    Milwaukesha

    Milwaukesha
    Funny how the words fit together so smoothly yet, when combined, seem grating to the ears of many who reside in the region.  The peculiar antipathy between Milwaukee County and Waukesha County may reflect the ways in which people have…
  • Aug 21

    An Alternative Arena Approach: Arsenal and Emirates Stadium

    An Alternative Arena Approach: Arsenal and Emirates Stadium
    Recently, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker approved an Assembly bill earmarking $250 million for the Milwaukee Bucks to use in financing their new downtown arena. Since I was at the tail end of my London study abroad program at the time of the…
Rank this Week: 795

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    Six Tips To Remember When Preparing For A Hurricane!

    Six Tips To Remember When Preparing For A Hurricane!
    Hurricane season is here and the peak of the season is right around the corner. Are you prepared if a hurricane hits your area? There are many things that can help you stay safe when a hurricane comes along but here are six tips to remember…
  • Aug 20

    How To Prepare For Your Social Security Disability Hearing

    How To Prepare For Your Social Security Disability Hearing
    Testifying at your disability hearing can be scary. The whole procedure is not meant to be intimidating. It is meant to be a conversation between you, the Judge and your attorney. If you don’t have an attorney at this point I highly…
  • Aug 19

    Victory For Medical Providers In The 4th District Court Of Appeals Allstate Case

    Victory For Medical Providers In The 4th District Court Of Appeals Allstate Case
    Today we experienced a historic moment in Florida Personal Injury Protection law. The 4th District Court of Appeals (4th DCA) ruled in favor of Medical Providers across the State of Florida.   Allstate has lost the year-long battle…
Rank this Week: 888

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 27

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute
    Ever need to see what a particular section of Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Annotated looked like at a specific time? Jenkins has print versions of the statutes going back to 1930.  We also have pocket parts from 1969 forward. The…
  • Aug 18

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin
    Celebrate Orville Wright's birthday this week with NASA, The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright Brothers National Memorial Park, and other air and space organizations. His birthday, August 19, is recognized as National Aviation Day…
  • Aug 18

    The Pro Bono Road Show Is Coming to Jenkins!

    The Pro Bono Road Show Is Coming to Jenkins!
    In preparation for National Pro Bono Week, the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Delivery of Legal Services Committee is pleased to offer a Pro Bono Road Show and Interactive Fair introducing pro bono opportunities available in…
Rank this Week: 218

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 904

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    When Divorces Go Wrong, You Can Appeal

    When Divorces Go Wrong, You Can Appeal
    If your divorce case goes wrong, you made need to appeal the judge’s decision. Judges don’t always get it right. I’ve witnessed this as a Jacksonville family and divorce lawyer. Whenever, cases have reached a final…
  • Aug 5

    Divorce Happen

    Divorce Happen
    Divorce is an unfortunate reality.  It happens to people of all walks of life from the average Joe to household names like celebrity couple Gwen Steffani and Gavin Rossdale.   According to TMZ.com, Gwen filed for divorce on Monday.…
  • Jul 11

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money
    “Why is divorce so expensive? Because it’s worth it. “- Unknown As a Jacksonville divorce lawyer, I can tell you that the average person that is thinking of divorce worries about the cost of  divorce.  The ugly…
Rank this Week: 675

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Aug 27

    Port Arthur LNG Granted FTA Export Authority

    Port Arthur LNG Granted FTA Export Authority
    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an order authorizing Port Arthur LNG, LLC to export 10 million metric tons (517 Bcf) of LNG per year over 25 years from its proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Port Arthur, Texas to…
  • Aug 26

    Construction Status Report Filed for Corpus Christi LNG Project

    Construction Status Report Filed for Corpus Christi LNG Project
    Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC has filed a report with FERC on the status of construction of its LNG export terminal near Corpus Christi, Texas through July 2015.  The report states that engineering has progressed to 71.9%, procurement…
  • Aug 26

    Alaska Governor Seeks to Buyout TransCanada from Alaska LNG Project

    Alaska Governor Seeks to Buyout TransCanada from Alaska LNG Project
    The Alaska Dispatch News reports that Alaska Governor Bill Walker will ask state legislators to exercise an option to buyout TransCanada Corporation’s 25% pipeline share of the Alaska LNG project, which involves construction of an…
Rank this Week: 129

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Aug 27

    NLRB adopts new standard in determining joint employment

    NLRB adopts new standard in determining joint employment
    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has adopted a new and broader standard of what constitutes joint employment by taking a stand that abandons a long-accepted standard in favor of one the Board claims better reflects “the current…
  • Aug 25

    Appeals court revives new homecare worker rules on minimum wage, overtime

    Appeals court revives new homecare worker rules on minimum wage, overtime
    A new rule from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) requiring minimum wage and overtime pay for many homecare workers is set to take effect after a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The DOL instituted…
  • Aug 17

    NLRB dismisses petition to unionize Northwestern football player

    NLRB dismisses petition to unionize Northwestern football player
    Just how the dismissal of the petition to unionize some Northwestern University football players will affect other representation issues before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is uncertain, but one issue the Board didn’t touch…
Rank this Week: 997

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 955

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Judges Intervening on Behalf of Pro Se Litigant

    Judges Intervening on Behalf of Pro Se Litigant
    How much assistance may a judge provide a pro se plaintiff? Judge Jack Weinstein and Judge Richard Posner seem to favor the interventionist approach. Judge Weinstein was “required” to intervene on behalf of the pro se plaintiff in…
  • Aug 27

    Eighth Circuit overturns sanctions against lawyer for deposition objection

    Eighth Circuit overturns sanctions against lawyer for deposition objection
    Opinion here and below. (h/t: How Appealing) The trial court had reviewed depo transcripts well after they had been taken, formed the view that the attorney had been improperly obstructive, and issued a novel sanction (i.e., the attorney was…
  • Aug 25

    Richard McAdams review of "Go Set a Watchman"

    Richard McAdams review of "Go Set a Watchman"
    The review, at New Rambler, discusses in part the views of Monroe Freedman and Stephen Lubet about Atticus Finch. (h/t: Faculty Lounge) Excerpt: While it might then appear that I am in accord with the iconoclastic critics of theMockingbird…
Rank this Week: 199

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Aug 27

    My Boss Made Significant Changes to My Employment

    My Boss Made Significant Changes to My Employment
    Drastic Changes to My Employment The concept of an employer making a change to a workers employment is not odd. It’s possibly more common than we think. The issue employees take is the extent and significance of these changes, and this…
  • Aug 17

    Q&A: Being forced into retirement–is this allowed?

    Q&A: Being forced into retirement–is this allowed?
    QUESTION It is not uncommon for an employer to want a ‘young’ hire for their business and even less common for the employer to come up with ways to dismiss their senior employee in an attempt to ‘make space’.  To…
  • Aug 10

    Q&A: Can an employer significantly reduce an employee’s pay?

    Q&A: Can an employer significantly reduce an employee’s pay?
    QUESTION Employers are finding that under recent economic changes, the salary paid to employees may need to reflect this change by significantly reducing an employees pay to account for their budget. Employee’s on the other hand, are…
Rank this Week: 165

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Aug 27

    End Nursing Home Forced Arbitration Now!

    End Nursing Home Forced Arbitration Now!
    Vunies High was the sister of heavyweight boxing legend Joe Louis. For 25 years, she was a public school teacher and counselor, but later in life she suffered from Alzheimer’s. She lived at The Heatherwood, a Detroit assisted living…
  • Jul 30

    Our Top 10 “Wet Hot PopTort Summer” Recommendation

    Our Top 10 “Wet Hot PopTort Summer” Recommendation
    Well as usual, we’re about to embark on a long overdue summer vacation. But before we do, we thought we’d share our Top 10 List for a fun time this summer. OK maybe not exactly “fun.” But safe. 1. If...
  • Jul 28

    Commemorating a Tragedy that Changed Tort Law

    Commemorating a Tragedy that Changed Tort Law
    Most of you probably don’t remember this, but 70 years ago today, a plane crashed into the Empire State Building. Here’s what happened: It was the waning days of World War II, and a B-25 bomber was flying a routine...
Rank this Week: 707

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    People v. Romero & Self (Cal. Supreme Court - Aug. 26, 2015)

    People v. Romero & Self (Cal. Supreme Court - Aug. 26, 2015)
    Sometimes you read these death penalty cases and wonder what it was that led the jury to invoke the death penalty.Not here.Just read the first nine pages of the opinion, which recounts the various crimes that the defendants committed during…
  • Aug 26

    Sternberg v. California State Board of Pharmacy (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 26, 2015)

    Sternberg v. California State Board of Pharmacy (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 26, 2015)
    It at first seemed a little harsh to me that the California State Board of Pharmacy revoked Andrew Sternberg's pharmacy license just because he was the pharmacist in charge when someone else stole some drugs from the office.  Seemed…
  • Aug 26

    People v. Toloy (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 26, 2015)

    People v. Toloy (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 26, 2015)
    Section 290 of the Penal Code requires that when certain people (e.g., sex offenders) are released from jail after serving a sentence of 30 days or more, these people must register their new (post-release) address with the local police…
Rank this Week: 182

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Aug 27

    Law Library to Commemorate Constitution Day with Discussion on Religious Freedom

    Law Library to Commemorate Constitution Day with Discussion on Religious Freedom
    In commemoration of Constitution Day, the Law Library of Congress will host a discussion about the importance of religious liberty in America and its historical connection to the U.S. Constitution with Princeton University professor of…
  • Aug 26

    An Interview with Noah Lapidus, Intern

    An Interview with Noah Lapidus, Intern
    Today’s interview is with Noah Lapidus. Noah has been working on the Indigenous Law Portal for several months as an LC Knowledge Navigators Intern. We have previously written about the Indigenous Law Portal several times, including an…
  • Aug 25

    Legal Aspects of Unmanned Systems – Part 1: Civilian Use

    Legal Aspects of Unmanned Systems – Part 1: Civilian Use
    Brave New World: Unmanned Systems and Us I have always been intrigued by technological advances. I am repeatedly amazed at the depth of human curiosity and ingenuity. Throughout history humans have developed machines to assist, and when…
Rank this Week: 951

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Aug 27

    Pilot Program Aims To Solve Child-Support Problem

    Pilot Program Aims To Solve Child-Support Problem
    It’s apparent that the child-support system in the United States is, at best, flawed. Perhaps the system’s biggest failing is how it treats low-income parents who lack the ability to pay. Once they fall behind on payments, even if…
  • Aug 26

    DadsDivorce Live: Reuniting Homeless Fathers With Their Kid

    DadsDivorce Live: Reuniting Homeless Fathers With Their Kid
    It’s hard enough for divorced fathers to maintain meaningful bonds with their children under the best of circumstances. For dads who find themselves in a dire financial situation and without a place to live, the situation is drastically…
  • Aug 25

    Do Men Take Breakups Harder Than Women?

    Do Men Take Breakups Harder Than Women?
    Do men or women take breakups harder? New research suggests that women might experience more emotional turmoil after a split, but men have more difficulty recovering. Researchers from Binghamption University and University College London…
Rank this Week: 346

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Driving While Under the Influence of Heroin Can Be Deadly

    Driving While Under the Influence of Heroin Can Be Deadly
    Undoubtedly, opiate addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions. Specifically, heroin is cheaper and more plentiful than ever before, and prescription pill abuse is rampant, according to the MinnPost(see link below). As…
  • Aug 23

    How to Avoid Damaging Your DWI Case

    How to Avoid Damaging Your DWI Case
    If you have been arrested for drunk driving, it is imperative to know that certain behaviors can negatively influence your case or complicate your case further. You already may be aware of certain mistakes to avoid making after the DWI…
  • Aug 19

    Marijuana, Alcohol, and Driving are a Dangerous Mix

    Marijuana, Alcohol, and Driving are a Dangerous Mix
    Given the recent deregulation and decriminalization of marijuana in some states nationwide, and the specter of more states considering the same, more and more law enforcement officers may encounter a greater number of people driving while…
Rank this Week: 914

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Aug 27

    Upon Further Review, I Don't Know What to Think

    Upon Further Review, I Don't Know What to Think
    Guys, a topic that is kind of interesting but that you should still not bring up on a first date is how the NFL's instant-replay system is similar in some ways to the courts of appeal. Both systems use…
  • Aug 25

    "Arabic Terror Message" Actually Said "Welcome Home" in Hebrew

    "Arabic Terror Message" Actually Said "Welcome Home" in Hebrew
    If you see something, say something! Unless you're an idiot: The Rapides Parish [Louisiana] Sheriff's Office ... and KALB were contacted by several residents who were concerned about the signs and that they might have been [a] terror message…
  • Aug 25

    Alleged Hypno-Lawyer Disbarred

    Alleged Hypno-Lawyer Disbarred
    It's not too unusual, or so I hear, for a client to be unable to recall every meeting and phone call with a lawyer. I would guess that the recall rate goes down as the billing rate goes up,…
Rank this Week: 244

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

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

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 619

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 53

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Aug 27

    Surprise! Get Assaulted, Call 911, Get Evicted … By Order of the Police

    Surprise! Get Assaulted, Call 911, Get Evicted … By Order of the Police
    When Nancy Markham called police on her abusive ex repeatedly, she never thought it would lead to her eviction. This piece originally appeared at Refinery29.  Last August, Nancy Markham was shocked to learn that she and her children…
  • Aug 25

    Catholic Hospital Caves Under Threat of Lawsuit and Approves Woman’s Procedure

    Catholic Hospital Caves Under Threat of Lawsuit and Approves Woman’s Procedure
    A Catholic-affiliated hospital will now perform a common reproductive healthcare procedure after the ACLU threatened to sue Under the threat of a potential lawsuit, a Catholic-affiliated hospital in California’s largest hospital network…
  • Aug 21

    The Army Should Assign Roles Based on Merit, Not Gender

    The Army Should Assign Roles Based on Merit, Not Gender
    Now that two women have graduated from Army Ranger school, it’s time to end all restrictions on women’s roles in the military This piece originally appeared on The Guardian. During my deployment to Iraq in 2007, the IED that…
Rank this Week: 65

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 240

California Accident Attorneys Blog

California Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers California injury and accident law. By Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat - A Professional Corporation.

http://www.californiaaccidentattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Caitlyn Jenner May Face Criminal Charges for Los Angeles Car Wreck

    Caitlyn Jenner May Face Criminal Charges for Los Angeles Car Wreck
    There have been conflicting statements that have been submitted concerning the initial factor that caused the accidental death of 69 year old Kim Howe. One theory is that Caitlyn Jenner was talking or textin on a phone prior to the incident.…
  • Aug 24

    Los Angeles Street Safety for Walkers and Bikers May Get Boost

    Los Angeles Street Safety for Walkers and Bikers May Get Boost
    The Los Angeles City Council finally seems to be taking its culture into account when dealing with the laws of the road. The proposed Mobility Plan 2035 no longer treats the car as the king of the highway – city planners and other…
  • Aug 13

    DUI Accident Results in $20M for California Family

    DUI Accident Results in $20M for California Family
    A verdict was recently reached in Los Angeles County in the case of Cardona v. Cortes. The three plaintiffs, Jose, Irene and Eduardo Cardona, were awarded $20 million for damages they collectively sustained after their vehicle was struck by a…
Rank this Week: 825

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

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

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Beware of UBS Puerto Rico Sending Out Settlement Offer

    Beware of UBS Puerto Rico Sending Out Settlement Offer
    UBS Puerto Rico clients have reported over the last few days the receipt of unsolicited settlement offers from UBS Puerto Rico for losses in customer accounts. The letters, which appear to be dated August 20, 2015 and are from Roberto…
  • Aug 26

    SEC Says Broker-Dealers Need to Do a Better Job of Monitoring High Risk Product

    SEC Says Broker-Dealers Need to Do a Better Job of Monitoring High Risk Product
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has put out an alert warning brokerage firms that they need to better monitor the sale of high risk complex investments to retail investors. The regulator said that its analysis of 26,600 transactions of…
  • Aug 25

    Puerto Rico Delays $750M Bond Sale

    Puerto Rico Delays $750M Bond Sale
    According to The New York Times, Puerto Rico is again delaying a recent proposed bond issuance latest decision to stall the bond sale, this time because of trouble in the global markets. However, said the newspaper, the island’s…
Rank this Week: 437

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 487