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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 27

    Trump Debate Performance: Fat-Shaming, Sniffling, and Outright False Statement

    Trump Debate Performance: Fat-Shaming, Sniffling, and Outright False Statement
    Devastating to Trump. On Twitter last night, Alicia Machado thanked Hillary for the shout-out during the debate. Here's Alicia telling her story in May, 2016: Another interview the same month is here. [More....] Mother Jones…
  • Sep 26

    Tecate Beer Wall Ad Debuts on Debate Night

    Tecate Beer Wall Ad Debuts on Debate Night
    It's gonna be huuuuge. Great timing for the Tecate beer wall ad mocking Donald Trump's border wall. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 26

    The Candidates Debate - Live Thread

    The Candidates Debate - Live Thread
    Update: The audience has had enough. They are laughing at Trump and cheering Hillary. She even got his sexism in. What a dismal performance by Trump, even worse than I expected. He even blew his attempt to criticize her stamina. No…
Rank this Week: 3

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Sep 27

    Pedestrian Safety in the City – Are You at Risk for Injury?

    Pedestrian Safety in the City – Are You at Risk for Injury?
    Fighting for Pedestrian Safety in Chicago In busy cities like Chicago, accidents that result in injured pedestrians are a common reality, and are extremely unfortunate. In some cases, the pedestrian is killed or suffers from long-term…
  • Sep 23

    Knowing Your Auto Insurance Policy Could Help After an Accident

    Knowing Your Auto Insurance Policy Could Help After an Accident
    Chicago Attorneys Assisting with Insurance Claims There are an estimated five million motor accidents that occur each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If you are involved in an accident,…
  • Sep 20

    Proving Your Truck Accident Case Using Data from the Black Box

    Proving Your Truck Accident Case Using Data from the Black Box
    Serving Victims of Truck Accidents in the Chicago Area According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, out of the 411,000 reported crashes involving large commercial vehicles in 2014, there were…
Rank this Week: 345

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 334

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Sep 27

    Drone Journalism in Sri Lanka

    Drone Journalism in Sri Lanka
    Over August and September this year, I conducted Sri Lanka’s first workshops on the ethical, legal use of drones or UAVs in journalism. The workshop was heavily anchored to the ethics around the use of drones, the detailed regulations…
  • Sep 26

    ICCM 2016, Manila, Philippines: Video message from ICT4Peace Foundation

    ICCM 2016, Manila, Philippines: Video message from ICT4Peace Foundation
    The International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) is the leading humanitarian technology event of the year, bringing together the most important humanitarian, human rights, development and media organizations with the world’s best…
  • Aug 28

    Remembering is resisting

    Remembering is resisting
    I gave a short talk on the politics of digital memorialisation through personal archives at Colomboscope 2016 on a panel titled ‘Rendering Realities’, moderated by Subha Wijesiriwardena. The festival’s description of my…
Rank this Week: 399

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Tenant penalties for breaching tenancy rules – smoking

    Tenant penalties for breaching tenancy rules – smoking
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: This is the second post looking at the ten most common tenancy agreement breaches by tenants, as identified by Direct Line in their survey, which I discussed in the introduction to this series. The Direct…
  • Sep 25

    An Interview with Ben Beadle of TDS

    An Interview with Ben Beadle of TDS
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Ben Beadle is the Director of Customer Relations at TDS. I had interviewed him a couple of years ago where we had technical problems so I was very glad when this interview went through without a hitch! I…
  • Sep 25

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 19 September

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 19 September
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: I did a very enjoyable webinar with Ben Beadle of TDS on Thursday (which will be published, probably tomorrow – it is already live on the Landlord Law Podcast on iTunes). We had loads of questions,…
Rank this Week: 195

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse – Why you are getting sued tomorrow

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse – Why you are getting sued tomorrow
    How many people sickened in how many states? Right, your problem with E. coli O157:H7 is the fault of the government?  From your Facebook page:
  • Sep 24

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse Tied to E. coli Outbreak

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse Tied to E. coli Outbreak
    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC, an Athol, Mass., establishment, is recalling beef, veal, and Bison products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...…
  • Sep 23

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee
    News Channel 5 reports that Tennessee state health officials investigated a Salmonella food poisoning outbreak that sickened potentially dozens of people in Middle Tennessee. The Salmonella illnesses emerged after a... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 22

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Clio Cloud Conference nails it : Here’s the social media coverage

    Clio Cloud Conference nails it : Here’s the social media coverage
    There are legal conferences. There are legal technology conferences. And there is the annual Clio Cloud Conference, which after wrapping up a week ago in Chicago has set itself apart from the pack — in a big way. When you’re…
  • Sep 23

    Sports; Internal Investigations: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    Sports; Internal Investigations: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Well over here in Seattle we’re ready to get our typical Fall weekend started: Clouds, falling leaves, and catching up on what we’ve missed during all that Clio coverage. Speaking of, don’t miss this week’s new to the…
  • Sep 20

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MasterCard, Galaxy Note 7, and China Employment Laws.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MasterCard, Galaxy Note 7, and China Employment Laws.
    Before you dig in to our Top 10, make sure to check out our #ClioCloud9 coverage over on LXBN. Now here’s Tuesdays Top 10 in Law Blogs: Federal Court in D.C. Rules Against FEC in Important Disclosure Case – …
Rank this Week: 14

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

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

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    The Worth of an Indian LL.M.: Possible Solutions (Part II & Concluding Part)

    The Worth of an Indian LL.M.: Possible Solutions (Part II & Concluding Part)
    The previous post in this blog dealt with the problems that beset the LL.M. programme in India. This post proposes certain solutions in addressing the problems identified therein. It may be noted that the solutions suggested are tentative and…
  • Sep 26

    The Worth of an Indian LL.M.: A Critique of the LL.M. Programme in India

    The Worth of an Indian LL.M.: A Critique of the LL.M. Programme in India
    This blog post discusses a paper titled "LL.M. in India: A Critical Review" presented by the author in a recent conference on Legal Education in in India in a Globalised World. This post discusses some of the major problems with the course in…
  • Sep 6

    Sasan Power v North American Coal: Part I

    Sasan Power v North American Coal: Part I
    Many initial news reports about Sasan Power Ltd. v. North American Coal Corporation India Private Limited said that Supreme Court allowed Indian parties to contract out Indian law or that Indian parties could agree to a foreign seat. Later…
Rank this Week: 649

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Gotcha!

    Gotcha!
    In recent months (and years), we have read about stories where public "officials" have been caught stealing monies from the public till, OR getting caught accepting bribes, OR getting caught with their pants (or panties) down around their…
  • Sep 19

    Where are your children?

    Where are your children?
    Picture it.  You're unconscious laying in bed.  Dead to the world, you are dreaming of pink clouds and unicorns.  Well, I don't dream about pink clouds and unicorns, but you might. Anyway, around 2AM you get a knock on the door…
  • Sep 12

    They must think we're REALLY stupid

    They must think we're REALLY stupid
    Has anyone out in blogging land ever read the bible?  Not to get into specifics but I remember every time the Bible talked about LEPROSY, everyone stopped what they were doing and started throwing rocks at the infected person.…
Rank this Week: 350

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 26

    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institution

    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institution
    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institutions. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. Published online before print September 22, 2016, doi:…
  • Sep 26

    Looking Ahead: October Term 2016

    Looking Ahead: October Term 2016
    Reynolds, Glenn Harlan, Looking Ahead: October Term 2016 (September 13, 2016). 2016 Cato Supreme Court Review 313 (2016). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2838343 “This essay looks at leading cases set for…
  • Sep 26

    Paper – Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman

    Paper – Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman
    Simons, Kenneth W., Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman (September 26, 2016). Virginia Law Review Online, Vol. 102, July 2016, pp. 85-100; UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-48. Available for download at…
Rank this Week: 38

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Sep 26

    Mass Torts with a Consumer Class Action Garnish

    Mass Torts with a Consumer Class Action Garnish
    Somehow I missed Alison Frankel's report on a consumer class action in Texas spurred by solicitations to join a mass tort. Here is the report:…
  • Sep 18

    Bradt and Rave on The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation

    Bradt and Rave on The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation
    Professors Andrew Bradt (UC Berkeley Law) and D. Theodore Rave (U. Houston Law) have posted to SSRN their article, The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation, Cal. L. Rev. (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: In…
  • Sep 2

    Inside the Agency Class Action

    Inside the Agency Class Action
    Adam Zimmerman of Loyola and Michael Sant'Ambrogio of Michigan State have just posted on SSRN a draft of their new article, Inside the Agency Class Action, forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal. Here is the abstract: Federal agencies in the...
Rank this Week: 300

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Massachusetts Judges Must Now Consider “Ability to Pay” When Imposing Restitution

    Massachusetts Judges Must Now Consider “Ability to Pay” When Imposing Restitution
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s recent decision in Commonwealth v. Henry imposed clearer defendant-friendly safeguards on judges when imposing restitution in a criminal matter.  Additionally, the SJC also held that, in…
  • Aug 22

    MA SJC Orders Aaron Hernandez Cell Phone Held by Attorneys Turned Over to Prosecutor

    MA SJC Orders Aaron Hernandez Cell Phone Held by Attorneys Turned Over to Prosecutor
    In the case now being prosecuted in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, against Aaron Hernandez, the SJC has ruled that a cell phone belonging to Hernandez, given by him to his prior attorneys, must be turned over to prosecutors for the…
  • Aug 15

    Massachusetts SJC Rules No Right to Counsel for Breathalyzer

    Massachusetts SJC Rules No Right to Counsel for Breathalyzer
    A reported question pre-trial was taken by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in the matter of Commonwealth v. Timothea T. Neary-French as to whether the defendant had a right to an attorney prior to submitting to a breathalyzer test.…
Rank this Week: 283

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    LAPD Officers Charged in DUI Cover-Up

    LAPD Officers Charged in DUI Cover-Up
    Usually when I write about officers falsifying DUI police reports, it’s because they’ve done so to create non-existent evidence to justify a DUI arrest and help secure a wrongful conviction. So when I see a story of officers…
  • Sep 20

    Challenging the Breathalyzer in a California DUI Case

    Challenging the Breathalyzer in a California DUI Case
    The breathalyzer is the most commonly used method for testing the blood alcohol content of suspected drunk drivers in California. Yet, both myself and Lawrence Taylor have written on more than a few occasions about the inaccuracies of the…
  • Sep 14

    Are Marijuana Breathalyzers Here?

    Are Marijuana Breathalyzers Here?
    Law enforcement continues to be frustrated in trying to prove that a possibly impaired driver is under the influence of marijuana (so-called "stoned driving").   As recent posts on this blog have pointed out, the simple fact is that…
Rank this Week: 612

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

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

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    In Memoriam: Professor Marjorie Rombauer, 1929 - 2016

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

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution
    Have you ever wondered about the scribe who wrote out the famous parchment copy of the Constitution? It was a Jacob Shallus, assistant clerk of the Pennsylvania legislature, who had a weekend to make a good copy of what the Constitutional…
  • Sep 13

    Roald Dahl in the law

    Roald Dahl in the law
    Author Roald Dahl was born 100 years ago today. To learn more about the author and his work, check out the official Roald Dahl website.Charlie and the Chocolate Factory illustration from RoaldDahl.comIn 1965 an elementary school student…
Rank this Week: 308

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covering estate planning, elder law, special needs planning, and veteran's benefits in Virginia. By Hook Law Center.

http://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Determining the Appropriate Level of Care

    Determining the Appropriate Level of Care
    Nearly all clients want to remain in their home for as long as possible. Determining when additional levels of care are necessary and when it is not safe for an individual to remain at home often requires the intervention of a team of persons…
  • Sep 20

    Protecting Seniors From Isolation

    Protecting Seniors From Isolation
    Although we frequently think of seniors as living among family members or in a senior community or other shared housing arrangement, the likelihood of living alone rises as one ages, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Among women 65 to 74…
  • Sep 19

    My Loved One Just Died and I’m Named as Executor . . . Now What?

    My Loved One Just Died and I’m Named as Executor . . . Now What?
    Losing a loved one is difficult enough, but losing a loved one and being faced with the responsibility of serving as executor of his or her estate can be extremely overwhelming. If you find yourself in this situation, or if you know someone…
Rank this Week: 280

Legal Update

Legal Update

Covers real estate law and business law. By Peter Moulinos.

http://www.moulinos.com/category/legal-update-peter-moulinos/
Rank this Week: 628

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/
  • Sep 26

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story
    Arnold Palmer, one of the iconic figures of our time, died on Sunday at the age of 87. Palmer’s story is truly remarkable. Charismatic and dashing, Arnie burst on to the national scene in the mid-1950’s just as the age ……
  • Jan 27

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?
    Really? This is what over a decade of Astrodome redevelopment plans have come to? The Astrogarage? That’s not exactly the stuff of grand legacies. So, here is my unsolicited advice for County leaders. Rather than continuing to waste…
  • Jan 7

    A Day in the Life of a Texas Neurosurgeon

    A Day in the Life of a Texas Neurosurgeon
Rank this Week: 527

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    How Marketing Automation Saves You Time and Money

    How Marketing Automation Saves You Time and Money
    Marketing automation software automates, streamlines and helps you measure your marketing activities. It makes you smarter, faster and more efficient. You use it for email marketing, lead generation, lead nurturing, lead conversion, social…
  • Sep 23

    How to Figure Out What You Need to Spend on Law Firm Marketing

    How to Figure Out What You Need to Spend on Law Firm Marketing
    When it comes to law firm marketing, it takes 7 to 10 meaningful “touches” to move someone through the sales process to get them to the point where they are ready to hire you. (A “touch” is an interaction between…
  • Sep 21

    Learn How to Launch a Mass Tort Practice

    Learn How to Launch a Mass Tort Practice
    I know there are many attorneys who have wondered at one time or another if they should pursue a mass tort practice. After all, mass torts is a highly lucrative area of practice for personal injury attorneys — much more so than if you…
Rank this Week: 996

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 26

    We eat ham and jam and spam a lot

    We eat ham and jam and spam a lot
    Property guardian companies. Just when you think that most of the firms involved have managed some form of legality around their possession and eviction practices, they go and disappoint you. Way back in 2012, we noted the widespread failure…
  • Sep 25

    Vulnerability, ‘significantly’ and equality dutie

    Vulnerability, ‘significantly’ and equality dutie
    S Butt v London Borough of Hackney. County Court at Central London. 22 February 2016 (PDF of judgment) This was another in a number of county court judgments on section 204 Housing Act 1996 appeals which turned on the question of…
  • Sep 25

    ‘Solicitor’s agents’ and rights of audience again

    ‘Solicitor’s agents’ and rights of audience again
    We had a look at this issue many years ago, and now, with thanks to Gordon Exall at Civil Litigation Brief, there is information on a county court case on the point. This is of significance, and potential use, as the appearance of…
Rank this Week: 471

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
  • Sep 26

    4A_333/2016: Beweislast für das Vorliegen einer Doppelversicherung liegt bei der Versicherung

    4A_333/2016: Beweislast für das Vorliegen einer Doppelversicherung liegt bei der Versicherung
    In einer versicherungsrechtlichen Auseinandersetzung war umstritten, welche Partei die Beweislast für das Vorliegen einer Doppelversicherung trägt (Urteil 4A_333/2016 vom 18. August 2016).Bei Doppelversicherung haftet jeder…
  • Sep 26

    4A_179/2016: Mitverschulden der Mutter an Verkehrsunfall des Kindes (amtl. Publ.)

    4A_179/2016: Mitverschulden der Mutter an Verkehrsunfall des Kindes (amtl. Publ.)
    X. war mit seinem Motorroller unterwegs. Auf dem Trottoir liefen B. (vier Jahre und elf Monate alt) und dessen Schwester C. (9 Jahre alt)  in die gleiche Richtung wie die Fahrtrichtung von X. B. begab sich unerwartet auf die Fahrbahn, wo…
  • Sep 26

    4A_69/2016: Bonus; Ermittlung eines sehr hohen Einkommen

    4A_69/2016: Bonus; Ermittlung eines sehr hohen Einkommen
    Das Bundesgericht hatte Gelegenheit, seine Rechtsprechung zur Ermittlung eines sehr hohen Einkommens bei Bonusstreitigkeiten weiter zu erläutern (Urteil 4A_69/2016 vom 17. August 2016). Die Beschwerdeführerin hatte vor Bundesgericht…
Rank this Week: 915

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Rare Book Room Traveling Show

    Rare Book Room Traveling Show
    I was happy to have the opportunity to visit Professor Mary Bilder's American Legal History class this past Friday. Professor Bilder introduced her students to the various categories of legal literature (case reports, statutory compilations,…
  • Sep 6

    New exhibit on the history of legal forms and formbook

    New exhibit on the history of legal forms and formbook
    I am happy to announce the opening of a new exhibit in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room for the fall semester. The exhibit is called "Don't Reinvent the Wheel: The History of Forms in Anglo-American Literature". Whether in print…
  • Jul 15

    A look at the "crime of poverty" through a new acquisition

    A look at the "crime of poverty" through a new acquisition
    Our previous post shed light on the legal dilemma of debtors in the early United States. The book on hand today tracks the development of bankruptcy law in Massachusetts up to the eve of the Civil War.This is the third edition of Joseph…
Rank this Week: 388

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Sep 26

    The Unconventional Career Path of Jockey’s GC

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

    10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life

    10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life
    My column this week at Above the Law rounds up 10 Tiny Tools to Simplify A Lawyer’s Life. I cover: ActiveWords. The post 10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life appeared on InhouseBlog.com.
  • Sep 22

    In-House Lawyer Says Firms Risk Losing Work Over Associate Salarie

    In-House Lawyer Says Firms Risk Losing Work Over Associate Salarie
    Elevated first-year associate salaries seem to be the new normal at top law firms, but Michael Ray, Chief Legal Officer of Western Digital Corporation, thinks the new compensation schemes are “largely unsustainable.”…
Rank this Week: 314

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Covers adoption, family law, surrogacy and mediation. By Harden Jackson LLC.

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Best Workplaces for Adoptive Parents List Released

    Best Workplaces for Adoptive Parents List Released
    The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recently released its annual “100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces” list. The Foundation has compiled a yearly list of workplaces that offer the best policies for employees growing…
  • Aug 23

    An Update on Gestational Surrogacy Trends in the United State

    An Update on Gestational Surrogacy Trends in the United State
    As gestational surrogacy continues to increase in the United States, so do opportunities to observe its trends and outcomes. Many states presently permit gestational surrogacy, although the laws vary by state and are rapidly evolving.…
  • Aug 12

    ASRM Ethics Committee Opinion on Embryo Donation Terminology

    ASRM Ethics Committee Opinion on Embryo Donation Terminology
    The American Society of Reproductive Medicine (“ASRM”) recently issued an Ethics Committee opinion regarding the appropriate terminology for the donation of embryos. The opinion is consistent with the modern sentiment that…
Rank this Week: 233

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 310

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) – Auto-Dialer Uncertainty

    Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) – Auto-Dialer Uncertainty
    Were you aware that when you tell a bill collector (including a student loan collector) to stop calling your cell phone, they must do so immediately?  Well usually.  It depends upon the type of telephone system the collector is…
  • Sep 23

    The Witch is Dead!!! ACICS, the Accreditor for Both ITT and Corinthian Just had its Own Recognition Revoked!

    The Witch is Dead!!! ACICS, the Accreditor for Both ITT and Corinthian Just had its Own Recognition Revoked!
    This is great news!!  Many of us have been complaining about the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”) for the past year.  This is the accreditor for both Corinthian and ITT.  Both…
  • Sep 22

    Transparency for Student Loan

    Transparency for Student Loan
    Earlier this week I wrote about the transparency of costs of education and how private for-profit institutions are likely going to have to change their marketing to comply with stricter oversight by the CFPB and the accreditation agency for…
Rank this Week: 408

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Fatal DUI Hit-and-Run Accident in Boston Alleged

    Fatal DUI Hit-and-Run Accident in Boston Alleged
    Unfortunately, many drunk driving accidents in Boston also involve a hit-and-run driver.  The reason for this is because some of these drunk drivers realize they will likely be arrested for drunk driving in addition to other charges…
  • Sep 24

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured
    According to a recent news feature from CBS Local Boston, a woman has just been arrested after she allegedly crashed into a Massachusetts State Police Cruiser in Boston, injuring a trooper.  Authorities say the alleged drunk driving…
  • Sep 22

    Police Officer Accused of Drunk Driving Crash Talks Fast Food

    Police Officer Accused of Drunk Driving Crash Talks Fast Food
    In a rather bizarre incident reported by KATU 2 News, a police officer alleged to have been responsible for a drunk driving crash in a city-owned vehicle. He reportedly struck up a conversation with arresting officers about fast food and…
Rank this Week: 274

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 507

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • Sep 26

    The 16th Edition of Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions Is Here!

    The 16th Edition of Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions Is Here!
    Authored by Christopher A. Crosman We are excited to announce the 16th edition of Seyfarth Shaw’s publication Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions. As in previous editions, this publication…
  • Sep 21

    Employers Should Not Retreat on Compliance Planning Despite Two-Pronged Attack on OT Rule

    Employers Should Not Retreat on Compliance Planning Despite Two-Pronged Attack on OT Rule
    Authored by Alex Passantino Two lawsuits related to the Department of Labor’s revisions to the white-collar exemptions have been filed in East Texas. The first lawsuit, citing (among other things) the severe impact the impending salary…
  • Sep 6

    You Can’t Eat Your Cake And Have Your PAGA Too

    You Can’t Eat Your Cake And Have Your PAGA Too
    Authored by Daniel C. Whang and Simon L. Yang Seyfarth Synopsis: When an allegedly aggrieved employee attempts both to seek compensatory relief as an individual and to impose penalties as a proxy for the California Labor Commissioner under…
Rank this Week: 861

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Evading A Police Officer in Orange County, CA

    Evading A Police Officer in Orange County, CA
    California Vehicle Code Section 2800.1 and 2800.2 make it illegal to flee or attempt to evade a police officer. The individual who flees from the police after the police turn on the overhead lights would seem to be in for trouble. What with…
  • Jul 23

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA
    I receive lots of inquiries about elder abuse from people who have read my previous blogs and visited my website. Most of the contacts are from folks who believe that their elderly relatives have been either physically or financially abused…
  • Jul 23

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA
    I receive lots of inquiries about elder abuse from people who have read my previous blogs and visited my website. Most of the contacts are from folks who believe that their elderly relatives have been either physically or financially abused…
Rank this Week: 645

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Sep 26

    NLRB Advice Memo: Independent Contractor Mistake is an NLRA Violation

    NLRB Advice Memo: Independent Contractor Mistake is an NLRA Violation
    State and federal enforcement agencies continue to crack down on the misclassification of independent contractors. Recently, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Office of General Counsel released an Advice Memorandum, which…
  • Sep 23

    Los Angeles Garment Manufacturers Targeted In Labor Enforcement Sweep

    Los Angeles Garment Manufacturers Targeted In Labor Enforcement Sweep
    The California Labor Commissioner’s Office issued $682,344 in fines and penalties to 18 garment manufacturers and contractors in a two-day enforcement operation in the Los Angeles area. The sweep also resulted in stop orders for…
  • Sep 22

    Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Bill Improving Disability Acce

    Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Bill Improving Disability Acce
    Governor Edmund Brown Jr. has signed a California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will help businesses assess whether commercial rental property is compliant with disability access laws. AB 2093 (Steinorth; R-Rancho…
Rank this Week: 682

Litigation Consulting Report

Litigation Consulting Report

Covers trial presentation theory, trial graphics designs, trial technician recommendations and jury research methodologies. By A2L Consulting.

http://www.a2lc.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    How Many PowerPoint Slides Should You Use in a Typical Trial?

    How Many PowerPoint Slides Should You Use in a Typical Trial?
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting How many slides should a world-class trial lawyer or trial presentation consultant create for use in a typical trial? That’s an interesting question that I hadn’t thought of…
  • Sep 23

    Last Day to Vote: Best of Legal Times 2016

    Last Day to Vote: Best of Legal Times 2016
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting
  • Sep 14

    [Free Download] Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Jury Consulting & Mock Trial

    [Free Download] Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Jury Consulting & Mock Trial
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting Today, we are publishing our latest free book -- A Trial Lawyer's Guide to Jury Consulting and Mock Trials. This free 328-page book is based on the idea that even after some decades in which jury…
Rank this Week: 575

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/
  • Sep 26

    Disability discrimination case fails after 2d Circuit examines what is a "disability"

    Disability discrimination case fails after 2d Circuit examines what is a "disability"
    This case asks the Court of Appeals to find that plaintiffs may challenge a school district's special education program that places too many students into non‐credit bearing courses intended for students at risk of not meeting state…
  • Sep 23

    Establishment Clause claim stymied by standing objection

    Establishment Clause claim stymied by standing objection
    I have said it before and I'll say it again. Constitutional "standing" principles can rip the fun out of a lawsuit. We see that again in this case that alleges a Rockland County school district was allegedly in violation of the Establishment…
  • Sep 21

    JP Morgan retaliation case goes to trial

    JP Morgan retaliation case goes to trial
    This plaintiff sued JP Morgan Chase for retaliation under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act because she was fired one week after she blew the whistle on what she reasonably thought was illegal activity. The case was dismissed on a motion for summary…
Rank this Week: 53

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 26

    SCOTUS ConLaw Cases Preview for 2016-17 Term

    SCOTUS ConLaw Cases Preview for 2016-17 Term
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The United States Supreme Court hears only small fraction of cases: The Court hears about 80 cases a year, of the approximately 8,000 requests for review filed with...
  • Sep 25

    Ninth Circuit: Green Party's First Amendment Challenge to Arizona's 180-day Party Recognition Deadline

    Ninth Circuit: Green Party's First Amendment Challenge to Arizona's 180-day Party Recognition Deadline
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Arizona Green Party v. Reagan, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district judge's grant of summary judgment in favor of Arizona's Secretary of State,…
  • Sep 22

    Judge Slaps FEC for Erroneous Analysis of Political Committee

    Judge Slaps FEC for Erroneous Analysis of Political Committee
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Christopher R. Cooper (D.D.C.) ruled earlier this week that the controlling members of the FEC applied the wrong legal analysis in concluding that two groups were not "political…
Rank this Week: 417

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    How Long Does Florida Probate Take

    How Long Does Florida Probate Take
    One question the most frequent questions our Jacksonville estate planning lawyers receive is how long does a probate case in Florida take? Often the best answer to how long a Florida Probate Case takes is “it depends.”  The…
  • Sep 26

    2016 Amendments to the Florida Probate Rule

    2016 Amendments to the Florida Probate Rule
    This year the Florida Probate Rules Committee has a added a few new rules to the Probate Code. Many of these rules are minor amendments to the old rules or clarifications of previously vague language. The biggest change to the code was the…
  • Sep 23

    Promise To Establish A Trust In The Future

    Promise To Establish A Trust In The Future
    The general rule in estate planning is that if something is not in writing it usually will not be legally valid.  For instance, Florida law requires a Will or trust must be in writing to be effective.  However, one question we often…
Rank this Week: 548

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Mayor DiBlasio Announces Fair Workweek Initiative

    Mayor DiBlasio Announces Fair Workweek Initiative
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. Earlier this week, we reported on a worker scheduling law implemented by the City of Seattle that required employers to provide employees with a more stable work schedule. Recently, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sent out…
  • Sep 26

    Mayor DiBlasio Announces Fair Workweek Initiative

    Mayor DiBlasio Announces Fair Workweek Initiative
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. Earlier this week, we reported on a worker scheduling law implemented by the City of Seattle that required employers to provide employees with a more stable work schedule. Recently, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sent out…
  • Sep 23

    Seventh Circuit Holds that Chicago Fire Department Discriminated Against Female Applicant

    Seventh Circuit Holds that Chicago Fire Department Discriminated Against Female Applicant
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On September 19, 2016, in Ernst v. City of Chicago, the Seventh Circuit held that the Chicago Fire Department failed to connect the physical skills for which it tested with the actual skills that its paramedics needed to…
Rank this Week: 990

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/
  • Sep 26

    Britannia Travel Advisory for Belgium: Beware of "Extremist Activity"

    Britannia Travel Advisory for Belgium: Beware of "Extremist Activity"
    Today, I received a copy of an advisory which the staff of P&O's Britannia distributed to passengers aboard the cruise ship, prior to disembarking in Bruges, advising them of the existence of a possible threat associated with…
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Crew Member from Ruby Prince

    U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Crew Member from Ruby Prince
    The Defense Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) reports that the U.S Coast Guard medevaced a 47 year old crew member from the Ruby Princess early this morning. The air medevac took place when the Princess Cruises cruise ship was approximately…
  • Sep 23

    Pullmantur Monarch Strikes a Whale

    Pullmantur Monarch Strikes a Whale
    A passenger aboard the Pullmantur Monarch (formerly Royal Caribbean's Monarch of the Seas) informed us that the cruise ship apparently struck a whale last week as the ship was returning to the port of Lisbon. He photographed the whale carcass…
Rank this Week: 207

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Community Health Exploring Options Including the Possible Sale of Its Busine

    Community Health Exploring Options Including the Possible Sale of Its Busine
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On September 16, 2016, Community Health System Inc. (CHS), one of the largest US hospital chains, announced that it is exploring the…
  • Sep 23

    HHS Announces Hefty Increase in Civil Monetary Penaltie

    HHS Announces Hefty Increase in Civil Monetary Penaltie
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On September 16, 2016, the US Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new updates that would require health care organizations to pay…
  • Sep 22

    CMS's Pre-Claim Review Project for Home Health Agencies Delayed Indefinitely For Florida

    CMS's Pre-Claim Review Project for Home Health Agencies Delayed Indefinitely For Florida
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is implementing a three-year Medicare Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health…
Rank this Week: 357

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 26

    REDRESS NEDERLAND CONFERENCE: “Justice for Victims and Accountability for Torturers”

    REDRESS NEDERLAND CONFERENCE: “Justice for Victims and Accountability for Torturers”
    REDRESS is pleased to announce the conference ‘Justice for victims and accountability for torturers: past, present and future strategies’, which will take place from 2 to 6 pm, on 29 September 2016, at The Carlton Ambassador Hotel…
  • Sep 23

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project
    The role of “commentaries” in the shaping of contemporary international law proved a recurring question in the just-concluded morning public plenary of today’s conference, “Humanity’s Common Heritage: 2016…
  • Sep 22

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court
    On 10 September, the African Court and UNESCO convened a seminar on “Strengthening judiciary systems and African Courts to protect the safety of journalists and end impunity” in Arusha, Tanzania. Attended by some 100 participants,…
Rank this Week: 116

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Reducing Stress Through Play

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Reducing Stress Through Play
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is organizing a webinar called Play to Reduce Stress and Increase Cognition on October 13, 2016 from 1 to 2:30PM Eastern: "Law schools and law firms are stressful environments which can lead…
  • Sep 26

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for October 2016

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for October 2016
    The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for October 2016. To find out more about any particular case, the Court's website has a section that allows users to find docket information, case summaries as well…
  • Sep 25

    Directory of Quebec Law Blog

    Directory of Quebec Law Blog
    Édith Guilhermont, a legal scholar at the University of Sherbrooke in the province of Quebec, has created a directory of Quebec law-related blogs.It lists blogs that deal with law applicable to Quebec an whose main audience is the…
Rank this Week: 429

Shear on Social Media Law

Shear on Social Media Law

Covers legal issues involving social media websites. By Bradley S. Shear.

http://www.shearsocialmedia.com/
  • Sep 26

    Will Snap Spectacles Destroy Your Reputation and Privacy?

    Will Snap Spectacles Destroy Your Reputation and Privacy?
    When the company Snap (formerly known as Snapchat) was created it touted itself as an alternative to Facebook. Snap promised users that their messages would [...] The post Will Snap Spectacles Destroy Your Reputation and Privacy? appeared…
  • Sep 15

    Will Colin Powell’s Hacked Emails Effect His Reputation?

    Will Colin Powell’s Hacked Emails Effect His Reputation?
    The last couple of years have demonstrated that anyone who has a digital account can become a hacking victim.  If someone targets you and they [...] The post Will Colin Powell’s Hacked Emails Effect His Reputation? appeared first…
  • Sep 15

    Parents May Be Sued For Posting Their Kids Photos On Facebook

    Parents May Be Sued For Posting Their Kids Photos On Facebook
    Parents may be sued for posting their kids photos on Facebook.  This is not some kind of hoax floating around on Facebook it has already [...] The post Parents May Be Sued For Posting Their Kids Photos On Facebook appeared first on Shear…
Rank this Week: 319

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, pedestrian accidents, and other personal injury news. By Elman Law Group.

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Fatal Bicycle Accident At Damen Avenue And Addison Street

    Fatal Bicycle Accident At Damen Avenue And Addison Street
    There was a fatal bicycle accident Monday morning (September 26, 2016) at Damen Avenue near Addison Street in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood. According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at 7:50 a.m. as a bicyclist (a woman…
  • Sep 23

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Regarding Route 31 Collision

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Regarding Route 31 Collision
    There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed regarding a fatal two-vehicle accident that happened in Kane County.  The accident, which happened on March 29, 2016, involved a “head-on collision” between a Ford F150 pickup…
  • Sep 23

    Fatal Bicycle Accident On Sheridan Road In Evanston

    Fatal Bicycle Accident On Sheridan Road In Evanston
    There was a fatal bicycle accident Thursday evening (September 22, 2016) in Evanston. According to authorities, the accident happened in the 2000 block of Sheridan Road (near Sheridan Road and Northwestern Place) as a cement truck was…
Rank this Week: 691

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 976

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

Follow news related to safe roads in the Bay Area, California, and nationwide. By Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis & Larsen.

http://www.gjel.com/blog
  • Sep 26

    Absent federal, state, and regional leadership, cities and counties seek transportation funding this November

    Absent federal, state, and regional leadership, cities and counties seek transportation funding this November
    Facing congested and deteriorating infrastructure, California voters will decide on an unprecedented 16+ transportation measures on this November’s ballot. The post Absent federal, state, and regional leadership, cities and counties…
  • Sep 13

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz County is in the midst of a debate over how to relieve gridlock along Highway 1. Traffic congestion has continued to worsen in recent years along the four lane freeway, to the point that an 18 mile one-way commute to or from…
  • Sep 13

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz County is in the midst of a debate over how to relieve gridlock along Highway 1. Traffic congestion has continued to worsen in recent years along the four lane freeway, to the point that an 18 mile one-way commute to or from…
Rank this Week: 553

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Sep 26

    Know Your Cognitive Biase

    Know Your Cognitive Biase
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: There is a central fiction of our jury trial system, and voir dire in particular. That fiction is that bias is the exception, not the rule. When we treat bias as the aberration, affecting a relatively small handful in…
  • Sep 22

    Safely Handle the "Safety Rule" Question

    Safely Handle the "Safety Rule" Question
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Don't you think that, when faced with a choice between a safer option and a riskier option, one should take the safer option? Well, on face that seems pretty reasonable. Who wouldn't want the safer option, after all?…
  • Sep 19

    Don't Expect Cause Challenges to Do the Work of Peremptorie

    Don't Expect Cause Challenges to Do the Work of Peremptorie
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: The peremptory challenge right now shares one problem with the two leading presidential contenders: high negatives. In the recent Foster v. Chatman case, the United States Supreme Court overturned a murder conviction…
Rank this Week: 266

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: 261