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Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Why Grocery Stores Really Don’t Give a Damn About Food Safety

    Why Grocery Stores Really Don’t Give a Damn About Food Safety
    The next time you walk down the produce aisle (with your kids in tow) picking out fruits and vegetables to feed your family, ask yourself the question I ask myself... Continue Reading
  • Feb 28

    Regulation, Not Litigation, Is Likely Solution to the Mad Cow

    Regulation, Not Litigation, Is Likely Solution to the Mad Cow
    In recent years, “mad cow” disease has created considerable confusion for American consumers as it has grabbed headlines, thanks to several now infamous North American bovines – including two recently... Continue Reading
  • Feb 26

    73% of England’s Chickens In Retail Have Campylobacter

    73% of England’s Chickens In Retail Have Campylobacter
    The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) today published the latest set of results from its year-long survey of Campylobacter on fresh chickens at retail. The results to date show:... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 30

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Mar 2

    Supreme Court weighs process, not politics, of who draws voting map

    Supreme Court weighs process, not politics, of who draws voting map
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSupreme court to hear case on voter-approved redistricting Supreme Court considers line between racial and partisan gerrymandering States stretch the limits of geography for politically uniform…
  • Mar 1

    Supreme court to hear case on voter-approved redistricting

    Supreme court to hear case on voter-approved redistricting
    WASHINGTON  — In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district…
  • Feb 25

    Supreme Court weighs how religious freedom affects business dress code

    Supreme Court weighs how religious freedom affects business dress code
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSJustices weigh case of Muslim denied job over headscarf #Iwastheonly girl in my school who wore a headscarf First lady forgoes headscarf in Saudi Arabia GWEN IFILL: Now we turn to the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 357

Ideas

Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

http://daviddfriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Redit AMA planned for this Wednesday

    Redit AMA planned for this Wednesday
    2 P.M. PST.For the reason see.
  • Feb 18

    Exploiting my Thirty Minutes of Fame

    Exploiting my Thirty Minutes of Fame
    Someone recently posted, somewhere online, a picture of me playing World of Warcraft while listening to a talk at the International Students for Liberty conference last weekend. It got quite a lot of attention, including, I am told, "over…
  • Feb 13

    Wanted: A Better Shower Controller

    Wanted: A Better Shower Controller
    Taking a shower this morning I was struck, not for the first time, by how badly designed the mechanism for controlling the temperature is. Turn it a little to the right and the shower is uncomfortably hot. Turn it just a little back to the…
Rank this Week: 653

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers,…

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. Blog

Covers safety and personal injury news.

http://harrispersonalinjury.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Top Five Causes for Crashes in California

    Top Five Causes for Crashes in California
    Top Five Causes for Crashes in California With the recent apparent increase in deadly crashes across San Diego and the Central Coast, concerned citizens are calling on the California Highway Patrol (CHP) for answers. Although they don’t…
  • Mar 2

    UCSB DUI Crackdown

    UCSB DUI Crackdown
    UCSB DUI Crackdown The University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers this week. A DUI checkpoint and crackdown is being conducted on Friday night. According to KSBY News Channel Six,…
  • Mar 2

    Child Struck by Car

    Child Struck by Car
    Child Struck by Car On Thursday afternoon, a child was struck and injured by a car in an El Cajon neighborhood. According to ABC News Channel 10, the incident happened at about 3:50 p.m. in the 900 block of Peach Avenue, near Mollison Avenue.…
Rank this Week: 589

Colorado Homeowners Association…

Colorado Homeowners Association Law Blog

Covers community associations, covenant enforcement, and governance. By Winzenburg Leff Purvis & Payne.

http://www.cohoalaw.com/
  • Mar 2

    Division of Real Estate Releases Changes to Proposed Rule

    Division of Real Estate Releases Changes to Proposed Rule
    As you probably know, the Colorado Division of Real Estate is holding a hearing on permanent rule-making on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 10:00 am at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center in Conference Room 1D. In advance of this hearing,…
  • Mar 2

    Debunking the Myths of SB 177: Installment Number 1

    Debunking the Myths of SB 177: Installment Number 1
    A coalition of special interest groups, led by the Metro Mayors Caucus and Denver Chamber of Commerce, are behind the introduction of Senate Bill 15-177 (“SB 177”). While this bill was brilliantly crafted to provide immunity…
  • Feb 18

    Topics to Study for State Law Portion of Licensure Examination Clarified

    Topics to Study for State Law Portion of Licensure Examination Clarified
    A big thanks goes out to the Colorado Division of Real Estate for clarifying those portions of Colorado law which community association managers should study to prepare for the licensure examination!  To review this important…
Rank this Week: 508

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Mar 2

    Illinois Counties With the Highest DUI Arrest

    Illinois Counties With the Highest DUI Arrest
    Thanks to improved awareness, harsher penalties, and significant legislative efforts, drunk driving fatalities in Illinois have decreased by over 37 percent  between 2002 and 2012. Alcohol-impaired driving remains a serious…
  • Mar 2

    Appellate Court Holds That Fourth Amendment Does Not Apply to License Revocation Hearing

    Appellate Court Holds That Fourth Amendment Does Not Apply to License Revocation Hearing
    Earlier this month, a North Carolina appellate court held that the Fourth Amendment does not apply in driver’s license revocation hearings, “even if those proceedings could be viewed as quasi-criminal in nature.” In…
  • Feb 6

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Defendant’s DUI Based on Officer’s Fourth Amendment Violation

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Defendant’s DUI Based on Officer’s Fourth Amendment Violation
    This month, the Fifth District Court of Appeal reversed a defendant’s DUI conviction based on the arresting officer’s Fourth Amendment violation. The defendant, Katelyn Bozarth, was charged with two counts of DUI after being…
Rank this Week: 852

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    A Better System for Lead Management and Conversion

    A Better System for Lead Management and Conversion
    Your lead generation efforts are being wasted useless you have a system to nurture and convert them. “I don’t have time” is no longer a valid excuse with the software that’s available today to practically turn this…
  • Feb 27

    Does Every Attorney Need a Law Firm Website?

    Does Every Attorney Need a Law Firm Website?
    Yesterday, I spotted an interesting infographic on the Legal Productivity website entitled, 10 Surprising Stats on Law Firm Websites. You can scroll through it below. Kevin O’Keefe over at Real Lawyers Have Blogs picked up on it too,…
  • Feb 26

    U.S. Supreme Court Decision Could Cause State Bars to Lose Antitrust Immunity

    U.S. Supreme Court Decision Could Cause State Bars to Lose Antitrust Immunity
    Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission, ruling that a regulatory body of a self-regulated profession (dentists in this case, but the law would apply…
Rank this Week: 222

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    The Ohio Field Sobriety Test

    The Ohio Field Sobriety Test
    There is no feeling quite like looking in your rearview mirror while driving to see the red and blue flashing lights of a police car. The sick feeling only intensifies when the police inform you that you are being pulled over because you are…
  • Feb 26

    The Interstate Driver’s License Compact

    The Interstate Driver’s License Compact
    Did you know that your driving record in one state is being shared with officials in most other states? The Interstate Driver’s License Compact (IDLC) is an agreement between 45 states and the District of Columbia to share and exchange…
  • Feb 6

    Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoint

    Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoint
    After receiving strong negative feedback, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office has announced that it will not participate in another “no refusal” OVI checkpoint. A “no refusal” checkpoint is a checkpoint at which…
Rank this Week: 932

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Beard, Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Coast Guard Safety Alerts 1996-2014

    Coast Guard Safety Alerts 1996-2014
    The cover photo of Coast Guard Safety Alerts 1996-2014 is chilling: A large ship is awash in ocean water and about to sink. The report is a compilation of safety alerts on a myriad of maritime safety issues such as...
  • Mar 1

    Washington Oregon Dungeness Crab Prices Jumped to $9 Per Pound

    Washington Oregon Dungeness Crab Prices Jumped to $9 Per Pound
    Commercial Dungeness crab fishermen on the Washington and Oregon Coast earned $3.10/pound at the beginning of the season in December 2014. By Christmas they received $4.50/pound, and by the middle of February 2015, prices jumped to $9/pound.…
  • Feb 28

    RIP Leonard Nimoy - on a Ship Nonethele

    RIP Leonard Nimoy - on a Ship Nonethele
    "I realize it was a fake spaceship, but dangit it was a ship nonetheless and Mr. Spock served on it. Here’s to one of the great humans of our time." Rob Almeida Rob Almeida is Partner and Chief Marketing Officer...
Rank this Week: 871

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Mar 2

    Court of Appeals to Hear Missing Will Case

    Court of Appeals to Hear Missing Will Case
    The Estate of Robyn Lewis reported in the Watertown Daily Times  presents a state of facts perfect for a bar examination question.  When Robyn Lewis and her husband James Simmons divorced in Texas in 1966, Robyn retained ownership…
  • Mar 2

    Court of Appeals to Hear Missing Will Case

    Court of Appeals to Hear Missing Will Case
    The Estate of Robyn Lewis reported in the Watertown Daily News presents a state of facts perfect for a bar examination question.  When Robyn Lewis and her husband James Simmons divorced in Texas in 1966, Robyn retained ownership of a…
  • Feb 21

    Surrogate Denies Attempt To Renounce Infant’s Legacy In Order To Avoid Estate Tax

    Surrogate Denies Attempt To Renounce Infant’s Legacy In Order To Avoid Estate Tax
    The Brooklyn Eagle has reported that Kings County Surrogate  Diana Johnson  has denied a petition to renounce a  bequest to a grandchild of a decedent in the six million dollar estate of Sharon Lindsay. The total bequest to the…
Rank this Week: 312

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Mar 2

    Is This the Perfect Laptop for Lawyers? Plus 57 More Must-Read

    Is This the Perfect Laptop for Lawyers? Plus 57 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 58 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • Mar 2

    Preliminary Deposition Questions Plus 48 More Must-Read

    Preliminary Deposition Questions Plus 48 More Must-Read
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 49 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld…
  • Feb 27

    Reviews of MessageSave and X1, Bates Stamps; Time Matters and WordPerfect X7; Paragraph Numbering; Apple Watch; Much More

    Reviews of MessageSave and X1, Bates Stamps; Time Matters and WordPerfect X7; Paragraph Numbering; Apple Watch; Much More
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: Robin Meadow, Review: MessageSave and X1 Together John Dorst, Three Products We Use for Bates Stamp Matthew Appleton, Time Matters and WordPerfect X7 Integration in the Works Steven…
Rank this Week: 213

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Mar 2

    Forever 21 Was Caught Pirating Software Programs from Adobe

    Forever 21 Was Caught Pirating Software Programs from Adobe
    Everyone knows that stealing is wrong. If you walk out of a store without paying for merchandise, you shouldn’t be surprised when an alarm sounds.Related Posts:Spotify: The Next Generation of (Legal) Online MusicArtists vs. Online…
  • Mar 2

    What You Should Know about StingRay Cell Phone Surveillance

    What You Should Know about StingRay Cell Phone Surveillance
    What Is the StingRay Tapping Device? A new device called StingRay Tapping Device enables the police and the government to track cell phone communications. The StringRay is a box that electronically connects to local cell phone towers. It then…
  • Feb 27

    Walmart Joins the Trend to Increase Minimum Wage

    Walmart Joins the Trend to Increase Minimum Wage
    Minimum wage has always been a controversial topic. Proponents argue that minimum wage protects the working poor. Others feel that minimum wage slows job growth and discourages employers from hiring new employees. For most of America’s…
Rank this Week: 780

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Mar 2

    Learning Outcomes: Consistently Developing Predictably Competent Graduate

    Learning Outcomes: Consistently Developing Predictably Competent Graduate
    Consistency and predictability—these are two principles that I have come to appreciate during my first year of law school. Schedule—predictable, every Tuesday/Thursday, 5:30-9:00. Exams—unpredictable, but consistently…
  • Mar 1

    Same-Sex Marriage Referendums: Major Metropolitan Areas Out of Step With Less Populated Region

    Same-Sex Marriage Referendums: Major Metropolitan Areas Out of Step With Less Populated Region
    In most states same-sex marriage has become the law of the land by judicial decision. In a smaller number, the institution has been recognized by acts of the state legislature. Although there were numerous public referendums attempting to ban…
  • Mar 1

    Welcome to Our March Blogger

    Welcome to Our March Blogger
    Our September guest blogger with be 1L Jessica Lothman. Jessica is originally from Springfield, Illinois, but now considers herself a local. She is in her second year of the part-time program, is interested in public interest law, education…
Rank this Week: 696

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 176

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: 209

Boalt Bulletin Board

Boalt Bulletin Board

An online forum for non-event announcements. From Berkeley Law.

http://bbb.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 2

    Research Grant in Hotel Law Topic

    Research Grant in Hotel Law Topic
    In connection with the Hospitality and Tourism Law Program annual symposium, a research grant of $2500 is also being offered, separate from the symposium itself, to the applicant interested in writing on certain topics related to…
  • Feb 18

    Dorsey & Whitney Foundation Scholarships: Attend The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice

    Dorsey & Whitney Foundation Scholarships: Attend The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice
    The International Peace & Security Institute (IPSI) is offering a prestigious and specialized scholarship for exceptional law students to attend the 2015 The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice. In…
  • Feb 10

    The Sovereignty Symposium Writing Competition

    The Sovereignty Symposium Writing Competition
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court and the Sovereignty Symposium, Inc. will host The Sovereignty Symposium XXVIII, June 3-4, 2015, at Oklahoma City’s Skirvin Hotel. The Symposium is the premier conference on Indian Law. Each year we invite law…
Rank this Week: 466

The Law Offices of Robert J.…

The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C.

Covers debt collection and consumer law.

http://nahoumlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    What is a Stipulation in a New York Debt Collection Case?

    What is a Stipulation in a New York Debt Collection Case?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum The Problem: You have been sued by a debt collector and have come to terms on a settlement but the debt collector wants you to sign something called a “stipulation”.  What is a stipulation in a... The…
  • Feb 25

    Is Credit Reporting An Attempt To Collect A Debt?

    Is Credit Reporting An Attempt To Collect A Debt?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You’re just about to close a deal on buying a new car, or perhaps a new home.  You’ve come to an agreement on the sales price and your sitting at the closing table, the... The post Is Credit…
  • Feb 24

    NY Dept. of Financial Services Issues Guidance on New Debt Collection Regulation

    NY Dept. of Financial Services Issues Guidance on New Debt Collection Regulation
    By: Robert J. Nahoum As part of the roll out of the new New York debt collection laws, the New York Department of Financial Services has issued guidance through a “Frequently Asked Questions” page on its website.  The FAQs…
Rank this Week: 280

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Mar 2

    Does Promoting Democracy in Hong Kong Violate the Principle of Non-Interference in Domestic Affairs?

    Does Promoting Democracy in Hong Kong Violate the Principle of Non-Interference in Domestic Affairs?
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku A bipartisan group of US lawmakers proposed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act last week.  The proposed law would “would enhance U.S. monitoring of Hong Kong’s autonomy and human…
  • Mar 2

    Will Japan Embrace the “Illegal But Legitimate” View of the UN Charter’s Limits on Use of Force?

    Will Japan Embrace the “Illegal But Legitimate” View of the UN Charter’s Limits on Use of Force?
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku Japan has been slowly moving to modify its domestic law, both constitutional and legislative, restricting the use of its military forces outside of Japan.  In its latest political discussions, it is worth noting…
  • Mar 2

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, March 2, 2015

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, March 2, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa The Malian government has signed a peace agreement with some northern rebel groups but the main…
Rank this Week: 123

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Mar 2

    Program Note

    Program Note
    No new posts today (except this one, of course) or tomorrow, because to your likely shock and amazement I am actually arguing a case tomorrow before the California Supreme Court. And no, the case is not in any way…
  • Feb 27

    A Fish Is a Tangible Object, You Say? The Majority Didn't Describe It That Way

    A Fish Is a Tangible Object, You Say? The Majority Didn't Describe It That Way
    Mr. Yates caught some fish that he shouldn't have hoarded, Because of the risk that his ship would be boarded. An officer noticed that some were too small, And ordered the man to hang onto them all 'Til returning…
  • Feb 26

    Twitter Takedown of Scottish Scam [Updated]

    Twitter Takedown of Scottish Scam [Updated]
    Scottish lawyer Malcolm Combe recently posted this tale about a promoted tweet gone wrong. He and several other lawyers went after a company called Highland Titles, which was making this offer: For just 30 quid, it would appear, you…
Rank this Week: 145

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Homeland Security Blanket

    Homeland Security Blanket
    It is amusing to watch Republicans' inability to govern their own lunatic ward d/b/a the House of Representatives.  House Speaker John Boehner's orange hue is starting to pale as he attempts to…
  • Feb 27

    Evolution Of The Republican Party Or Why Democrats Need To Tune In And Turn Out

    Evolution Of The Republican Party Or Why Democrats Need To Tune In And Turn Out
    What does it mean that your typical Republican does not believe in global warming or evolution, but does believe that Christianity should be established as this country's national religion?  According to a recent Public Policy…
  • Feb 20

    Giuliani's World: A Noun, A Verb and A Crazy GOP Talking Point

    Giuliani's World: A Noun, A Verb and A Crazy GOP Talking Point
    Rudy Giuliani is a mean-spirited hack who long ago gave up any right to appear in polite society, much less be the driver of a news cycle.  But there he was, speaking at a fundraiser for a fellow traveler, Wisconsin Governor Scott…
Rank this Week: 345

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Mar 2

    Whatsapp at Risk of Suspension of Services in Brazil

    Whatsapp at Risk of Suspension of Services in Brazil
    A few weeks ago, a judge of the state of Piauí, in Brazil, ordered Whatsapp to suspend its activities in the country. The judge has also issued orders for the suspension of the service to all telecommunication service providers,…
  • Feb 26

    Historic FCC Vote will Protect the Future of America's Economy and Democracy

    Historic FCC Vote will Protect the Future of America's Economy and Democracy
    Today, the FCC voted to adopt strong network neutrality rules based on Title II of the Communications Act. Here is my statement: "Today's vote is among the greatest public interest victories in U.S. history. The FCC's strong rules banning…
  • Feb 23

    The Mutual Legal Assistance Problem explained

    The Mutual Legal Assistance Problem explained
    Following Edward Snowden revelations, it’s an understatement to say that governments were unhappy with their citizens' data being managed solely under US laws. This frustration is brought into sharp contrast when you examine the…
Rank this Week: 613

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 380

Employee Benefits Legal Blog

Employee Benefits Legal Blog

Covers employee benefits related to labor and employment matters. By Keith R. McMurdy of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://employeebenefits.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 2

    New FMLA Rules Recognize Celebration Rule: Managing Benefit

    New FMLA Rules Recognize Celebration Rule: Managing Benefit
    Although the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (“FMLA”) is not something I usually address, the DOL final regulations issued last week did address an issue I have previously written about and that is recognition of same-sex…
  • Feb 23

    Medical Premium Reimbursement: Limited Relief for Some Employer

    Medical Premium Reimbursement: Limited Relief for Some Employer
    Back in November of 2014, the DOL issued FAQ Part 22, which directly addresses some recent efforts by employers to reimburse employees for participation in the exchange through Code Section 105, or through some type of other…
  • Feb 17

    IRS Releases “Final” Versions and Instructions for Forms 1094 and 1095: Start Collecting Data

    IRS Releases “Final” Versions and Instructions for Forms 1094 and 1095: Start Collecting Data
    At last, the forms are upon us.  Last week, the IRS issued its “final” versions of the forms 1094-B, 1094-C, 1095-B and 1095-C along with instructions for the “B” forms and instructions for the “C”…
Rank this Week: 584

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkelderlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Managing Health Care Costs with Crowdfunding

    Managing Health Care Costs with Crowdfunding
    While some say that it takes a village to raise a child, others are now saying that it takes a crowd to pay for rising medical costs. As more caregivers are expected to pay for their loved one's medical costs out of pocket, they are turning…
  • Feb 26

    Chinese Elite Fighting for Palliative Care

    Chinese Elite Fighting for Palliative Care
    Families of China's political elite and senior Communist Party leaders are now fighting for a more unusual cause: the right for their seniors to die with dignity. Failure to take every measure possible to keep these people alive is considered…
  • Feb 23

    Government to Change How It Rates Nursing Home

    Government to Change How It Rates Nursing Home
    The federal government announced on Thursday that it was changing the way that it rates nursing homes, adjusting the curve that it uses to measure the quality of the communities to make it more difficult to earn four and five star ratings.…
Rank this Week: 730

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Mar 2

    How to Forget You’re A Lawyer When You Travel

    How to Forget You’re A Lawyer When You Travel
    Being a lawyer is, by no means, an easy career. It’s demanding and stressful and can be downright nasty at times, which is why most attorneys revel in their vacations. The post How to Forget You’re A Lawyer When You Travel…
  • Feb 27

    Lawyers Replaced by Robot

    Lawyers Replaced by Robot
    {summary}{body} The post Lawyers Replaced by Robots appeared on InhouseBlog.com.
  • Feb 26

    Marshawn Lynch files for trademark – so he won’t get fined

    Marshawn Lynch files for trademark – so he won’t get fined
    In the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX, Lynch appeared at media events and did indeed speak to reporters, repeatedly uttering the phrase “I’m just here so I won’t get fined.” Now, reports have surfaced the Lynch has…
Rank this Week: 247

Real Estate and Construction Law…

Real Estate and Construction Law Blog

Up-to-date information on real estate, construction, environmental, and land use law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.realestatelanduseandenvironmentallaw.com/
Rank this Week: 643

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
Rank this Week: 582

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Mar 2

    Association of Academic Support Educators Conference

    Association of Academic Support Educators Conference
    Registration is now open for the Third Annual National Conference of the Association of Academic Support Educators. The conference will be May 26-28, 2015 (just after the Global Legal Skills Conference) at The John Marshall Law School in…
  • Mar 2

    Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop in July

    Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop in July
    Washburn University School of Law is proud to announce the second annual Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop, to be held on July 24-25, 2015. This workshop will provide a unique collaborative environment in which to receive…
  • Mar 1

    Ed Harri Receives Oregon State Bar Award

    Ed Harri Receives Oregon State Bar Award
    Edward J Harri of Willamette University College of Law is a Professor of Legal Writing and the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. He began teaching Legal Research and Writing in 1986 and he has served as associate dean from 1994...
Rank this Week: 221

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Mar 2

    60 Minutes Atones with Flood and Lumber

    60 Minutes Atones with Flood and Lumber
    Like many people, I’ve had my issues lately with 60 Minutes. I was most recently annoyed in January when Lesley Stahl interviewed Steven Brill about Obamacare’s failure to control costs. The first thing out of Brill’s mouth…
  • Feb 27

    Will Class Actions Go Up in Flames?

    Will Class Actions Go Up in Flames?
    I’m guessing if you made a list of the biggest flim flam artists of all time, the tobacco industry would be right at the top. In 2006, “a federal district court determined that tobacco companies ‘knew there was a…
  • Feb 24

    Cuomo Tries to Whack Patient Safety

    Cuomo Tries to Whack Patient Safety
    In 1999, the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a now famous study finding up to 98,000 deaths in hospitals each year due to medical negligence. The statistics are now much worse. (See our coverage here, for...
Rank this Week: 457

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Exporting From China By The Numbers: HTS (US)

    Exporting From China By The Numbers: HTS (US)
    Companies deciding whether to export products from China must carefully weigh immediate and long-term profit potential against the costs of shipping and entering their products into foreign markets. The most important considerations are…
  • Mar 1

    China Contracts: Calling A Table A Chair Is Not Clever.

    China Contracts: Calling A Table A Chair Is Not Clever.
    I like this cartoon because it is funny. But I love this cartoon because it is so China relevant. This cartoon was sent to me by my friend Roberto De Vido, whose  own very funny and topical cartoons can be found here. Roberto…
  • Feb 26

    China Distributor Relationships: Why Don’t They Get No Respect?

    China Distributor Relationships: Why Don’t They Get No Respect?
    Yesterday’s post China Distributor Agreements: A Relatively Easy Way To Sell Your Products Into China, was on how companies can sell their products into China via a China-based distributor. On Linkedin, in response to that post,…
Rank this Week: 256

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 100

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Short Wins - the Third Level Edition

    Short Wins - the Third Level Edition
    The third level for acceptance of responsibility is interesting - it's one area where some courts have held the government has pretty much unfettered discretion to decide whether or not it should apply. Basically, a person is supposed to get…
  • Feb 12

    The Seventh Circuit Continues to Make Entrapment Meaningful

    The Seventh Circuit Continues to Make Entrapment Meaningful
    Entrapment is making a comeback. As a defense I mean. It started making a comeback as a government tactic shortly after September 11 before it migrated to the non-national security law enforcement world. And the Seventh Circuit appears to…
  • Feb 11

    Short Wins - the Restitution Edition

    Short Wins - the Restitution Edition
    In this set of short wins, the one that I'd like to call attention to is United States v. Cuti. Restitution is not a sexy issue. It isn't as fun to read about as, say, a Brady fight, or a glaring evidentiary problem at a trial. But it's…
Rank this Week: 757

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Mar 2

    New Bedford, Massachusetts: Local Woman Killed in Accident on Route 18

    New Bedford, Massachusetts: Local Woman Killed in Accident on Route 18
    March 2, 2015: Yesterday morning, Theresa Suprenant, 22, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained as the passenger in a single car accident, which occurred on Route 18 in New Bedford, near Elm…
  • Jan 22

    Avon, Massachusetts: Cambridge Man Killed in 2 Car Accident on Route 24

    Avon, Massachusetts: Cambridge Man Killed in 2 Car Accident on Route 24
    January 22, 2015: Last Sunday morning, January 18, 2015, Winchel Auburg, 41, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the car he was driving collided with another vehicle.  The accident…
  • Jan 8

    Westborough, Massachusetts: Victims of Fatal Crash Identified as Randolph Resident

    Westborough, Massachusetts: Victims of Fatal Crash Identified as Randolph Resident
    January 7, 2015: Last Thursday, January 1, Clarice Felix, 18, and Dave Virgile, 27, both of Randolph, Massachusetts, died as a result of personal injuries sustained when a car they were riding in collided with a truck on the Massachusetts…
Rank this Week: 685

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Mar 2

    Third Annual AASE Conference

    Third Annual AASE Conference
    Registration is NOW OPEN for the 3rd Annual AASE National Conference May 26-28, 2015 The John Marshall Law School Chicago, Illinois To register go to: http://www.associationofacademicsupporteducators.org/conferencesevents.html You can update…
  • Feb 26

    Law School Action Comics #11

    Law School Action Comics #11
    (Alex Ruskell)
  • Feb 25

    Call for Proposals AALS Section on Academic Support

    Call for Proposals AALS Section on Academic Support
    Call for Proposals AALS Section on Academic Support January 2016 Annual Meeting in New York, New York Raising the Bar As law schools react to a changing bar exam landscape, many schools have adapted new and different programming to meet...
Rank this Week: 610

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Mar 2

    Tax Checks Go Up In Flames After Mail Truck Burn

    Tax Checks Go Up In Flames After Mail Truck Burn
    What happens when the tax check is in the mail - but the mail truck is on fire? Residents in one Tennessee city found out when a U.S. Postal Service truck caught fire at tax time. How can you make sure that your tax payments are protected?…
  • Mar 2

    TIGTA On Lerner Emails: Potential Criminal Activity

    TIGTA On Lerner Emails: Potential Criminal Activity
    Potential criminal activity. Those are loaded words from Treasury Deputy Inspector General Timothy Camus, who confirmed that TIGTA is investigating whether the disappearance of the Lois Lerner (IRS) emails could be linked to criminal…
  • Mar 2

    UPDATED: Timeline Of IRS Tax Exempt Organization Scandal

    UPDATED: Timeline Of IRS Tax Exempt Organization Scandal
    As the news circulates that the House voted to hold Lois Lerner in Contempt of Congress, it's getting increasingly difficult to remember what happened when. Here's an updated timeline of the IRS tax exempt organization scandal.
Rank this Week: 188

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Mortgage Fraud Ringleader Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

    Mortgage Fraud Ringleader Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Susanne Helbig, 50, Roanoke, Virginia, the former majority owner of a construction company who recruited a number of strawbuyers to defraud financial institutions of millions of dollars through an intricate mortgage fraud…
  • Mar 2

    7th Defendant Pleads Guilty to $3M Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

    7th Defendant Pleads Guilty to $3M Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Justin Joseph Christenson, 35, Forest Lake, Minnesota, admitted conspiring with Thomas Rosensteel, Robert Scott “Rod” Aslesen, and at least four others to defraud mortgage lenders by falsifying loan…
  • Mar 2

    Businessman Admits Role in $1M Short Sale Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

    Businessman Admits Role in $1M Short Sale Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Danny Zhao, 36, Ashburn, Virginia, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud admitting his role in a short sale mortgage fraud scheme. Zhao faces a maximum period of five years of imprisonment when he is sentenced…
Rank this Week: 3

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 2

    Divorce Dilemma: Long-Distance Visitation Almost Killed Me

    Divorce Dilemma: Long-Distance Visitation Almost Killed Me
    By Dad “X” If you live a long distance from your kids, visitation becomes an incredible part of your life. Whether it’s arranging for flights to see them or for them to travel to you, or just long-distance driving, your life…
  • Mar 1

    Modifying Child Support When Arrears Are Owed

    Modifying Child Support When Arrears Are Owed
    Question: I am trying to modify my current parenting time. Right now, because I only have 80 overnights, I owe my ex-wife child support. If I modify the plan to at least 110 overnights, she would have to start paying me child support.…
  • Feb 28

    Does The Right Of First Refusal Apply?

    Does The Right Of First Refusal Apply?
    Question: My ex-spouse and I share 50/50 legal/physical custody of our two children. We follow a one-week alternating custody schedule and both agreed to a right of first refusal in our stipulation, which is vague at best. I frequently work…
Rank this Week: 65

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Mar 2

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Property Law Opinions Body: AC35471 - Saggese v. Beazley Co. Realtors ("This fraudulent nondisclosure appeal arises out of claims made by the plaintiff purchaser of shoreline real property against the defendant…
  • Mar 2

    Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015

    Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions Body: AC36647 - Harnage v. Torres ("PER CURIAM. In this appeal, the self-represented plaintiff...claims that the trial court, Cosgrove, J., improperly granted the motion for summary judgment filed by the…
  • Mar 2

    Administrative Appeal Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015

    Administrative Appeal Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Administrative Appeals Opinions Body: AC35878 - Conee v. Dept. of Social Services (Administrative appeal; "The plaintiff . . . appeals from the judgment of the trial court dismissing his appeal from the decision…
Rank this Week: 767

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Mar 2

    Brian Cuban Recounts Battle With Eating Disorders And Addiction

    Brian Cuban Recounts Battle With Eating Disorders And Addiction
    "The author and activist tells GW students “empathy” is the best tool to offer friends who are struggling with body image.
  • Jan 28

    Strip Club Shame

    Strip Club Shame
    Summer 2006. A local Dallas Strip club. “Do you want a lap-dance’? Blank stare.
  • Jan 26

    Just Be Brave For One Second To Get Help

    Just Be Brave For One Second To Get Help
    Alcoholics call it the moment of clarity. That sudden instant of self-awareness and realization when one can see a path out of turbulent waters.
Rank this Week: 391

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Mar 2

    Library spring break hour

    Library spring break hour
    The law library will be on shorter hours this week for spring break. Our hours will be: February 27        8 a.m. to 8 p.m. February 28        9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 1         …
  • Feb 6

    Library catalog, databases, and interlibrary loan system down on Monday February 9th

    Library catalog, databases, and interlibrary loan system down on Monday February 9th
    Access to the library catalog, some library databases (Lexis and Westlaw will not be affected) and ILLiad will be unavailable for 2-3 hours beginning at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, February 9th.  Partial service disruptions may occur…
  • Jan 21

    The great Delaware blue laws crackdown of 1941

    The great Delaware blue laws crackdown of 1941
    I’ve previously posted about the blue laws, or Sunday closing laws, of Delaware. Originally passed in 1795, Delaware’s strict blue laws, prohibiting “any worldly employment, labor or business” on Sunday were still in…
Rank this Week: 711

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 691

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 837

Harvard JD Admissions

Harvard JD Admissions

The Official JD Admissions Blog at Harvard Law School.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/admissions
  • Mar 2

    Career Pipeline

    Career Pipeline
    Lindsay Church is a second-year student from Jacksonville, Florida. Before coming to HLS, she studied journalism at the University of South Carolina. Student Voice: Career Services at HLS The Early Interview Program Without a doubt, the job…
  • Feb 23

    Outside the Lecture Hall 2

    Outside the Lecture Hall 2
    Noah Marks is a current 2L from Chapel Hill, NC. He went to school at Swarthmore College, where he studied Engineering and Religion, and then received a MA from the Jewish Theological Seminary in Biblical Interpretation before coming to HLS.…
  • Jan 26

    Myth Buster: Classroom Experience at HLS

    Myth Buster: Classroom Experience at HLS
    Jaimie McFarlin is a third-year Harvard Law School student, originally from Monroe, New York and a member of the Harvard Black Law Students Association. Before law school, Jaimie played professional basketball in Copenhagen, Denmark and…
Rank this Week: 348

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    The MVD Should Not Be Allowed To Have Nice Thing

    The MVD Should Not Be Allowed To Have Nice Thing
    Arizona’s MVD, our equivalent of what everyplace else seems to call the DMV, has been on a bit of a rampage lately. I used to routinely wait months and months to get a hearing on a license suspension, but now they schedule them with…
  • Feb 27

    Rock Bottom

    Rock Bottom
    At a hearing earlier this week, I mentioned to the judge how a police officer unfairly targeted my client. It seemed to me that the cop was clearly out to get him. The judge laughed, “he’s a motor; of course he’s out to…
  • Feb 24

    Prosecutorial DV Psychosi

    Prosecutorial DV Psychosi
    Negotiating with prosecutors in domestic violence cases can be impossible, as the mere filing of such a case somehow instantly cements in their minds the roles each person involved the case must play. Fairly often, no amount of rational…
Rank this Week: 803

SW Virginia law blog

SW Virginia law blog

Covers law in Southwest Virginia. By Steven Minor.

http://swvalaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Latest batch of opinions focuses on the law of lawyering

    Latest batch of opinions focuses on the law of lawyering
    In its decisions issued on Friday, the Virginia Supreme Court dealt with the timeliness of a prisoner's collateral attack on his conviction based on involving prosecutorial misconduct in the failure to disclose exculpatory evidence (Hicks v.…
  • Feb 25

    On the Juvenile Court judgeship in the 28th

    On the Juvenile Court judgeship in the 28th
    I understand that the General Assembly, or at least the House of Delegates, voted to appoint Joe Lyle who practices here in Bristol to the new seat on the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the 28th District. Congratulations…
  • Feb 25

    Heard from an oral argument

    Heard from an oral argument
    One of my friends arguing recently before the Virginia Supreme Court said this: "The train had already come, it had run over me, and I'm trying to save the case, at the very last stage."I guess we've all been there.
Rank this Week: 561