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Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Flash in the Panama

    Flash in the Panama
    Many of you may have heard recently that (in)famous dictator and all-around terrible (misunderstood?) person Manuel Noriega has sued Activision.  According to the LA Times: In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior…
  • Jul 22

    NONPROFIT BRAND TINTED WITH – NOT TAINTED BY – LEGAL

    NONPROFIT BRAND TINTED WITH – NOT TAINTED BY – LEGAL
    - Abby V. Reiner, Brand Director, Wounded Warrior Project Fine (red) Lines Nonprofits walk a fine line between wanting everyone to feel a part of the mission without allowing everyone to use its trademarks resulting in dilution or…
  • Jul 21

    Fly the Tasty Skie

    Fly the Tasty Skie
    - Nancy Friedman, Wordworking In mid-June JetBlue, which since its first flights in 2000 had been a single-class “value” airline, introduced its version of first-class service. To signal this departure—forgive the…
Rank this Week: 166

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    New Judgment: Coventry & Ors v Lawrence & Anor (No 2) [2014] UKSC 46

    New Judgment: Coventry & Ors v Lawrence & Anor (No 2) [2014] UKSC 46
    On appeal from: [2012] EWCA Civ 26 This case relates to a previous Supreme Court case ([2014] UKSC 13), which… The post New Judgment: Coventry & Ors v Lawrence & Anor (No 2) [2014] UKSC 46 appeared first on UKSCBlog.
  • Jul 23

    Supreme Court Justices: Lady Hale Lecture

    Supreme Court Justices: Lady Hale Lecture
    In a speech to Women in the Judiciary (the Fiona Woolf Lecture) Lady Hale fought the issue of diversity within… The post Supreme Court Justices: Lady Hale Lecture appeared first on UKSCBlog.
  • Jul 22

    Case Preview: McDonald (Deceased) v National Grid Electricity Transmission PLC

    Case Preview: McDonald (Deceased) v National Grid Electricity Transmission PLC
    A case involving liability for alleged exposure to asbestos was recently heard by the Supreme Court, raising interesting issues as… The post Case Preview: McDonald (Deceased) v National Grid Electricity Transmission PLC appeared first…
Rank this Week: 536

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 94

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Unemployment benefits and your obligation to accept suitable work

    Unemployment benefits and your obligation to accept suitable work
    If you’ve received Iowa unemployment insurance benefits, then you should know that if you’re lazy, they’ll be taken away.  You’ve got to continue to fulfill certain work search requirements.  You’ve got…
  • Jul 22

    Fired for your cash drawer being short? That's not enough to deny you unemployment benefit

    Fired for your cash drawer being short? That's not enough to deny you unemployment benefit
                If you lose your job, it’s reasonable to file for unemployment benefits.  Your employer might protest your claim, and if that happens, Iowa Workforce Development will probably arrange…
  • Jul 21

    Serious Iowa Personal Injury Accident

    Serious Iowa Personal Injury Accident
    Motorcycle Accident in Pocahontas County, IowaMotorcyclist dies after crash in ditchI have been so busy lately and need to thank Katrina and Bridgette for their help keeping up the blog posts. But time moves on and sooner or later lawyers…
Rank this Week: 263

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Death & Medical Treatment - New Symposium

    Death & Medical Treatment - New Symposium
    The August 2014 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics includes a symposium of over 20 articles on the intersection of medical treatment and death.   I was unable to contribute to this issue because of competing manuscript…
  • Jul 22

    Kim Teske - Compelling Story of VSED

    Kim Teske - Compelling Story of VSED
    The Globe & Mail has a very extensive story on Kim Teske and her use of VSED to die on her own terms. Teske had Huntington’s, an incurable genetic disease that combines aspects of Parkinson’s,…
  • Jul 21

    Wake Up to Dying Project

    Wake Up to Dying Project
    The Wake Up to Dying Project is an awareness and action campaign that encourages people to think and to talk about dying.  The organizers do this by gathering and sharing stories about death, dying, and life. They also do this through…
Rank this Week: 291

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer…

Lakeland Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida injury law. By Rivas Law Group, LLC.

http://www.rivaslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Marijuana Use Increases Your Risk of Car Accident

    Marijuana Use Increases Your Risk of Car Accident
    Tweet With more and more states legalizing the use of marijuana, it’s important to remember that despite its growing acceptance in the United States, marijuana is a drug and comes with an array of risks, especially when it comes to…
  • Jul 16

    What is Wrongful Death? Tampa Wrongful Death Lawyer Explain

    What is Wrongful Death? Tampa Wrongful Death Lawyer Explain
    Tweet If you lost a loved one to an accident, you may have heard the term “wrongful death” being mentioned. You may have even been encouraged to file a wrongful death claim against those responsible for your loved one’s…
  • Jul 9

    Steps to Avoid Dog Bites from a Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer

    Steps to Avoid Dog Bites from a Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer
    Tweet Now that it’s summertime, people are out walking their dogs everywhere you look. For children, this can be thrilling. Often where there is a dog, there is an eager child running up to him with hands outstretched. Sometimes this…
Rank this Week: 864

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 23

    Pre-Engagement Ring Hand Procedure

    Pre-Engagement Ring Hand Procedure
    From the New York Times: It was the stuff of Marie Valencis’ dreams: a 3.9-carat, princess-cut, platinum engagement ring with a diamond band — which her fiancé picked out by himself. But after the initial elation wore off, a seemingly...
  • Jul 22

    Hasday's "Family Law Reimagined"

    Hasday's "Family Law Reimagined"
    From Jill Elaine Hasday (University of Minnesota), writing for Slate: Too often, the law permits sibling relationships to be severed by an adoption or a parent’s divorce or death. Sometimes, siblings are left with no way to stay in touch...
  • Jul 21

    Time Spent with Kid

    Time Spent with Kid
    From the Guardian: Dads may deserve that card to mark Fathers' Day as research shows they spend seven times as much time interacting with their children than their own fathers did with them 40 years ago. While the time focused...
Rank this Week: 279

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Test Your TTAB Judge-Ability on This 2(d) Refusal of DASH DOG WASH & Design

    Test Your TTAB Judge-Ability on This 2(d) Refusal of DASH DOG WASH & Design
    The PTO refused registration of the mark DASH DOG WASH and Design, shown first below, for various pet-related services, including dog washing and grooming [DOGWASH disclaimed], deeming the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered…
  • Jul 22

    Fame of "POST-IT" Mark Yields 2(d) Opposition Victory over "FLAG-IT!"

    Fame of "POST-IT" Mark Yields 2(d) Opposition Victory over "FLAG-IT!"
    Opposer 3M stuck it to Applicant Professional Gallery, Inc. in this opposition to registration of the mark FLAG-IT! for "adhesive-backed labels; adhesive-backed plastic film designating signatory action." The Board found the applied-for mark…
  • Jul 21

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

    ABA IP Section: TTAB Hot Topics, Boston, August 7th
    Yours truly will be a panelist at the "TTAB Hot Topics" session of the ABA Annual Meeting in Boston, on August 7th from 8:30 to 10:00 AM at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel. Register here. The session is hosted by the ABA Section of…
Rank this Week: 217

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jul 23

    Confirmed: In-House Lawyers as Good as Name-Brand Product

    Confirmed: In-House Lawyers as Good as Name-Brand Product
    In 2012, a plaintiff who challenged State Farm’s practice of using in-house attorneys to defend its auto insureds against third-party claims asserted that in-house lawyers constitute "a different … product" from the type of…
  • Jul 22

    The 2014 GC Compensation Survey

    The 2014 GC Compensation Survey
    Last year's gains for general counsel pay are holding. Are good times back to stay? The post The 2014 GC Compensation Survey appeared on InhouseBlog.com. AD: Thousands of contracts at kFetch.com
  • Jul 19

    What law schools do Fortune 500 general counsel hail from?

    What law schools do Fortune 500 general counsel hail from?
    ALM publishes data about the Fortune 500 companies and their chief legal officers. One of the pieces of information is the law school from which the CLO graduated. Firing up my trusty software for data analysis, I looked at the distribution…
Rank this Week: 249

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Jul 23

    Terrorist threats in the America

    Terrorist threats in the America
    The Washington Times ran my latest op-ed this week: “Terrorist threats in the Americas: Extremists are infiltrating the Western Hemisphere to strike the U.S.“: Hezbollah activities in the Americas are well documented and…
  • Jul 22

    NCR: Religious Liberty Abroad: Where is Obama?

    NCR: Religious Liberty Abroad: Where is Obama?
    Thank you to Michael Sean Winters at the National Catholic Reporter for posting an item about my piece that appeared in the American Thinker earlier this week: While the USCCB seems more interested in the plight of Christians at…
  • Jul 22

    Economic Sanctions Are Tools, Not Policie

    Economic Sanctions Are Tools, Not Policie
    One of the more curious aspects about political Washington, DC is its predictability. This is true for just about every capital city anywhere in the world. Take the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight #17. Since 2008, the Russian…
Rank this Week: 588

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jul 23

    Drunk Man May Sue Friends For Fall From Cliff

    Drunk Man May Sue Friends For Fall From Cliff
    Here's a good one for your class on negligence: A California appellate court has held that a man who fell off a cliff while drunk can sue the friends who brought him to the cliff to watch the sunrise after...
  • Jul 22

    PA: Jury Upholds Waiver; Paralyzed Racecar Driver Loses Suit Against Speedway

    PA: Jury Upholds Waiver; Paralyzed Racecar Driver Loses Suit Against Speedway
    On Monday in my home county, a jury returned a defense verdict in the tragic case of a man who became a quadriplegic in a sprint-car racing accident at the Williams Grove Speedway on September 5, 2008. The plaintiff argued...
  • Jul 22

    Tejani on Torts & Federalism

    Tejani on Torts & Federalism
    Riaz Tejani (University of Illinois Springfield-Department of Legal Studies) has posted to SSRN National Geographics: Toward a 'Federalism Function' of American Tort Law. The abstract provides: This Article defends current contours in the…
Rank this Week: 417

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 309

USA Recht

USA Recht

Covers US law from a German perspective. By Nietzer & Häusler.

http://www.usa-recht.de
  • Jul 23

    Code of Conduct, Compliance Policies and Procedures-Part II

    Code of Conduct, Compliance Policies and Procedures-Part II
    This week, I am reviewing the importance of a Code of Conduct and anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures in your compliance program and how you should go about drafting or updating Code of Conduct and anti-corruption compliance…
  • Jul 22

    Capital One Agrees to Largest-Ever TCPA Class Action Settlement

    Capital One Agrees to Largest-Ever TCPA Class Action Settlement
    “Hier der vollständige gerichtliche Vergleich” here. Capital One and several other collection agencies have agreed to settle class claims that they “called individuals on their mobile devices without their…
  • Jul 22

    Code of Conduct, Compliance Policies and Procedures-Part I

    Code of Conduct, Compliance Policies and Procedures-Part I
    For the remainder of this week, I will have a four-part episode on your Code of Conduct and anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures. In today’s post I will review the underlying legal and statutory basis for the documents as…
Rank this Week: 580

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

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

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jul 23

    Defamation and the single publication rule.

    Defamation and the single publication rule.
    Practice point:  Under the rule, the publication of a defamatory statement in a single issue of a newspaper or magazine, although widely circulated and distributed, constitutes one publication, which gives rise to one cause of action,…
  • Jul 22

    Sua sponte dismissal undone.

    Sua sponte dismissal undone.
    The Appellate Division determined that the Supreme Court erred when, sua sponte,  it directed the dismissal of the complaint and the cancellation of the notice of pendency filed against the subject property for lack of standing. A…
  • Jul 21

    A motion to dismiss pursuant to 3211(a)(7).

    A motion to dismiss pursuant to 3211(a)(7).
    Practice point:  In considering the motion, the court must accept the facts as alleged in the complaint as true, accord plaintiffs the benefit of every possible favorable inference, and determine only whether the facts as alleged fit…
Rank this Week: 334

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 822

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

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

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Jul 23

    Parents are not having Financial Planning Discussions with their Children Early Enough

    Parents are not having Financial Planning Discussions with their Children Early Enough
    A recent study from an American investment firm notes some surprising revelations about the conversations parents are having with their adult children about financial planning. Approximately 40% of parents have not discussed issues such as…
  • Jul 22

    Seniors Remain Optimistic About Golden Year

    Seniors Remain Optimistic About Golden Year
    The average Canadian will struggle to fund retirement.  However, despite increasing longevity, resulting in greater costs associated with personal care later in life, a recent study suggests that a significant majority of the aging…
  • Jul 21

    Revoking a Notarial Will: Destruction of a Certified Copy is not Enough

    Revoking a Notarial Will: Destruction of a Certified Copy is not Enough
    Unique among Canadian provinces, Quebec recognizes a third type of Will in addition to Formal and Holograph Wills: Notarial Wills.  We have previously blogged about Notarial Wills here.  A Notarial Will is drawn up by a notary, and…
Rank this Week: 126

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jul 22

    Argentina: The RUFO Crazy

    Argentina: The RUFO Crazy
    Kudos to Joseph Cotterill at FTAlphaville for an excellent post on the obsession with the Rights-Upon-Future-Offers (RUFO) clause in Argentina's restructured bonds, which seems to be driving Argentina to a payment default on those very bonds.…
  • Jul 20

    In Tribute to Dan Markel

    In Tribute to Dan Markel
    On behalf of everyone at Credit Slips, I want to express our profound sadness at hearing of the tragic and untimely passing of Professor Dan Markel. a professor of law at Florida State University and a prominent criminal law theorist....
  • Jul 20

    A Bubble in Deceptive, Abusive Subprime Auto Lending?

    A Bubble in Deceptive, Abusive Subprime Auto Lending?
    In a long story in today's edition, the New York Times is reporting a bubble in often deceptive and abusive subprime auto lending on unaffordable terms, including very high rates of interest. Although not quite the threat to the overall...
Rank this Week: 262

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 189

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 95

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 171

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Jul 22

    Apple 2014 fiscal third quarter -- the iPhone and iPad angle

    Apple 2014 fiscal third quarter -- the iPhone and iPad angle
    Yesterday, Apple released the results for its 2014 fiscal third quarter (which ran from March 30, 2014 to June 28, 2014) and held a call with analysts to discuss the results. This is typically not a big fiscal quarter for...
  • Jul 15

    TranscriptPad on sale; update coming soon

    TranscriptPad on sale; update coming soon
    If part of your job as an attorney is to review depositions, TranscriptPad is one of the best apps you can have on your iPad. It makes it easy to read depositions and, while you do so, identify the important...
  • Jul 10

    In the new

    In the new
    There is a KickStarter campaign seeking to raise $100,000 to produce a documentary called App: The Human Story that will discuss the impact of the availability of apps for mobile devices. It's an interesting idea, and caused me to think...
Rank this Week: 946

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Jul 22

    Business development best practices: Plan Advance

    Business development best practices: Plan Advance
    This is one of a series of occasional posts summarizing the most important best practices from my book the Legal Business Development Quick Reference Guide which is now also available in a Kindle edition. The concept of a sales…
  • Jul 15

    Research update: What clients should do to increase value (Part 2 of 2)

    Research update: What clients should do to increase value (Part 2 of 2)
    This post previews results from my book Client Value and Law Firm Profitability, which will be published in October, and can be pre-ordered now for a 25% discount. The second most important client issue raised by research participants was…
  • Jul 8

    Research update: What clients should do to increase value (Part 1 of 2)

    Research update: What clients should do to increase value (Part 1 of 2)
    This post previews results from my book Client Value and Law Firm Profitability, which will be published in October, and can be pre-ordered now for a 25% discount. Over the past year, I have interviewed managing partners, chairs, senior…
Rank this Week: 710

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jul 22

    IPR Update -- The First Pharma IPR Decision

    IPR Update -- The First Pharma IPR Decision
    By Andrew Williams -- Late last month, while many of us were getting ready to attend the BIO International Convention in San Diego, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("Board") issued four related inter partes review opinions, marking what…
  • Jul 21

    USPTO Seeks Public Input on Application Pendency

    USPTO Seeks Public Input on Application Pendency
    By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier this month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a notice in the Federal Register (79 Fed. Reg. 38854) requesting comments from the public regarding optimal patent first action and total pendency target…
  • Jul 20

    Software Sector Leads Pack in 2Q Venture Funding and Biotech Sector Finishes Second

    Software Sector Leads Pack in 2Q Venture Funding and Biotech Sector Finishes Second
    By Donald Zuhn -- Last week, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), a trade association representing the U.S. venture capital industry, released the results of its MoneyTree Report on venture funding for the second quarter of 2014.…
Rank this Week: 110

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 456

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    There’s always more room in the clown car.

    There’s always more room in the clown car.
    John Lennon was right. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” Not long after I ate a couple of yellow nectarines yesterday afternoon, I got a robocall. It was from the big box store where I’d…
  • Jul 15

    If you can believe it, survey claims consumers use Yelp to find lawyers.

    If you can believe it, survey claims consumers use Yelp to find lawyers.
    Early Saturday morning I was catching up on my reading while listening to “Queen of Latin Music” Celia Cruz, lawyer-turned-salsero Rubén Blades and soulful Sam Smith’s – “In The Lonely Hour.” I like…
  • Jul 8

    Judge Richard Kopf and our unfiltered world.

    Judge Richard Kopf and our unfiltered world.
    Like Cher, Article III federal judges answer only to themselves and to God — assuming, that is, they aren’t atheists — otherwise they’re not answering to the Almighty either. Which leads me to question why given how…
Rank this Week: 889

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

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

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jul 22

    Easy DWI Bust Top Ten – Easily

    Easy DWI Bust Top Ten – Easily
    This guy could not have made it any easier for the police to bust him for driving while intoxicated. As reported by  The Hunterdon County Democrat (New Jersey): The incident happened on Friday, July 18, just before midnight on Route 31…
  • Jul 21

    Can’t A Man, Alone In Elevator, Have A Little Privacy?

    Can’t A Man, Alone In Elevator, Have A Little Privacy?
    If you live in Britain, you have to know that cameras are everywhere.  And yes, that includes elevators too. And seriously, you couldn’t wait another minute or two? Per The Daily Post: A man who defecated in a lift is being hunted…
  • Jul 20

    Inmate Down An Ear, Up A Little Coin

    Inmate Down An Ear, Up A Little Coin
    No doubt this gent would rather have his ear back. Unfortunately, that is not an option.  As reported by the Belleville News-Democrat (Illinois): Roger W. Harris, 21, alleged in a federal lawsuit that guards at the jail should have done…
Rank this Week: 264

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Jul 22

    What Counts as an Abortion, and Does It Matter?

    What Counts as an Abortion, and Does It Matter?
    Cornell University law professor Sherry Colb discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., and the nature of the respondents’ claim that IUDs and morning-after pills are abortifacients.…
  • Jul 21

    Hard Labor: New Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance From the EEOC

    Hard Labor: New Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance From the EEOC
    Hofstra University law professor Joanna Grossman discusses the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)’s new Enforcement Guidance on pregnancy discrimination. Grossman provides an overview of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of…
  • Jul 20

    Banning the Export of American Oil

    Banning the Export of American Oil
    Ronald Rotunda, a Chapman University law professor, discusses why Congress should eliminate the federal ban on the export of American oil. Rotunda provides a background on the history of the Export Clause of the U.S. Constitution and explains…
Rank this Week: 732

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Recap - Cutting to the Front of the Line: OCI Prep

    Recap - Cutting to the Front of the Line: OCI Prep
    [View the story "Cutting to the Front of the Line: OCI Prep Skills" on Storify]
  • Jul 18

    Mentors Matter: Some of the Best Advice I’ve Received

    Mentors Matter: Some of the Best Advice I’ve Received
    I've been practicing law for 18 years.  In that time, I've externed for a Federal Bankruptcy Judge and worked at three different firms.  I've read many articles on how to make it in a man's world, how to succeed in BigLaw, how to…
  • Jul 18

    Finishing Your Internship Strong, even if you hate it.

    Finishing Your Internship Strong, even if you hate it.
    A lot of advice exists on how to start off strong (which is very useful), but not enough advice exists on how to cross the finish line as a model student intern.  If your summer position was less than a stellar experience it's still…
Rank this Week: 104

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Jul 22

    Failure to implement policy may prove costly, even in absence of specific complaint

    Failure to implement policy may prove costly, even in absence of specific complaint
    A recent decision by a federal district court in Indiana should serve as a reminder to employers that just having an anti-discrimination policy isn’t enough. As a dry cleaning company in that state discovered, the failure to properly…
  • Jul 22

    Staffing agency nurse was employee of hospital for liability insurance purpose

    Staffing agency nurse was employee of hospital for liability insurance purpose
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. A nurse hired by a staffing agency and assigned to work at a hospital on a temporary basis was a covered hospital “employee” under an insurance policy providing coverage for hospital employees for claims…
  • Jul 22

    Military women sexually assaulted by colleagues find no recourse in civilian court

    Military women sexually assaulted by colleagues find no recourse in civilian court
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Affirming the dismissal of Constitutional claims by members of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps against government officials based on the alleged rape and sexual assault they suffered at the hands of fellow service…
Rank this Week: 436

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

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

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 283

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Trade, Law and Development Journal Call for Paper

    Trade, Law and Development Journal Call for Paper
    The Board of Editors of Trade, Law and Development [TL&D] is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Winter ‘14 Issue of the Journal (Vol. 6, No. 2) in the form of Articles, Notes,…
  • Jul 21

    Deadline reminder: Contemporary Issues in Indian Public Law

    Deadline reminder: Contemporary Issues in Indian Public Law
    The deadline for the submission of proposals is 1 August 2014.The Faculty of Law, University of Oxford and the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne are organising a workshop on Contemporary issues in Indian Public Law on…
  • Jul 19

    Macaulay revisited

    Macaulay revisited
    1. 1,Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code: The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform  edited by Wing-Cheong Chan, Barry Wright and Stanley Yeo, Ashgate, 2011. (hereafter referred to as Codification…
Rank this Week: 90

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers various accident and injury accident topics. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.seattlecaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Preventing accidental hot car death

    Preventing accidental hot car death
    So far this year, there have been 17 children who have died after being left in a hot car. The problem has awareness ever since the death of 22-month-old Cooper Harris and his father's subsequent arrest. According to KidsandCars.org, 670…
  • Jul 15

    Traffic nightmare coming our way: prepare for Westbound I-90 lane closure

    Traffic nightmare coming our way: prepare for Westbound I-90 lane closure
    Traffic is going to be horrendous between Bellevue and Seattle from July 18th to July 25th due to Interstate 90 lane closures between Bellevue and Mercer Island. Adjust your travel schedule or you could be facing huge backups. According to…
  • Jul 7

    Injured in a car accident caused by driver high on pot?

    Injured in a car accident caused by driver high on pot?
    As pot shops legally open in Washington state this week, the concern is that there will be an increase in driving under the influence or drugged driving associated car accidents. A lot of marijuana users claim that they drive better under…
Rank this Week: 469

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various accident, injury, and medical malpractice topics including nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.washingtoninjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Worker at Bellevue College construction cites falls to death

    Worker at Bellevue College construction cites falls to death
    A construction worker fell several stories to his death while on a ladder at the new Bellevue College Health Sciences Building which is under construction. The construction accident occurred on Monday morning around 10:30 am. Bellevue police…
  • Jul 17

    One person dead, two seriously injured in Lake Washington boating accident

    One person dead, two seriously injured in Lake Washington boating accident
    One woman has been killed and a man and a woman were taken to Harborview Medical Center in serious condition after a Lake Washington boating accident in which a powerboat struck a sailboat around 10:30pm. In what might be a case of boating…
  • Jul 16

    Pedestrian accidents and the elderly

    Pedestrian accidents and the elderly
    Every year, more than 4,000 pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Older adults -- those 65 and older -- account for 19% of all pedestrian accident fatalities and another 52,000 older Americans are treated…
Rank this Week: 801

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jul 22

    .ma Meh

    .ma Meh
    Dog.ma resolves, but isn’t interesting. Opti.ma is parked, which almost seems appropriate. Enig.ma doesn’t resolve, which also seems appropriate, and it isn’t available. And neither are mag.ma and dra.ma. Look.ma exists but…
  • Jul 17

    B+

    B+
    I really wanted to like this initial effort from Represent.us more than I did. It’s a good effort, marred by some sophomoric stuff. Actually, I like the straight pitch better: I wonder how they will play in Kentucky? Although facially…
  • Jul 16

    A Mystery: Miami Property Values Seem Immune to Climate Change Risk

    A Mystery: Miami Property Values Seem Immune to Climate Change Risk
    There’s been a lot of news recently about the dire effects climate change can have on Miami, yet not only has the risk not been priced into real estate but values are rising. What’s up? Are climate change deniers that ……
Rank this Week: 13

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Can Do a Lot to Reduce Greenhouse Ga

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Can Do a Lot to Reduce Greenhouse Ga
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has captured the attention of the energy world with its proposed regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants – and for good reason. The EPA’s authority…
  • Jul 21

    Groundwater and the public trust doctrine, California style

    Groundwater and the public trust doctrine, California style
    If you follow California water law or environmental law, you probably have been aware that the Environmental Law Foundation has been pursuing a public trust claim based on groundwater pumping that affects the Scott River. Last week they…
  • Jul 21

    How the Public Views Climate Action

    How the Public Views Climate Action
    A poll released last month probed American attitudes toward climate change.  The poll was released after the Obama Administration issued its proposed rules for existing power plants to loud cries of protest from industry.  The poll…
Rank this Week: 962

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 127

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Hobby Lobby Aftermath: What Does This Mean For For-Profit Companies?

    The Hobby Lobby Aftermath: What Does This Mean For For-Profit Companies?
    By Edward Warner On Monday June 30, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled that requiring family owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) violated a federal law…
  • Jul 16

    EEOC Issues Updated Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

    EEOC Issues Updated Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination
    By Michael D. Lowe On July 14, 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued an updated “Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues” (Notice No. 915.003), along with a…
  • Jul 11

    Lagniappe: Tips When Buying Louisiana Tax Credit

    Lagniappe: Tips When Buying Louisiana Tax Credit
    By Meg Alsfeld Kaul Buying Louisiana tax credits is a relatively easy way to reduce your state income tax (and sometimes franchise tax) liability. The following is a sampling of issues you and your legal or tax professional should discuss…
Rank this Week: 674

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 308

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jul 22

    Reimagining IP/Gender: Feminist Engagement with IP Law—Washington, DC

    Reimagining IP/Gender: Feminist Engagement with IP Law—Washington, DC
    The Women and the Law Program and the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property of American University Washington College of Law announce a Call for Papers for the Eleventh Annual IP/Gender Symposium, “Reimagining…
  • Jul 22

    Wyoming’s Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication—Riverton, WY

    Wyoming’s Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication—Riverton, WY
    The University of Wyoming (UW) College of Law and the Wyoming Law Review host a symposium, Wyoming’s Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication 1969-2014, Sept. 10-12, 2014, at the Wind River Hotel and Casino in Riverton, Wyoming. The…
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Climate Change, Disasters & Displacement

    CFP: Climate Change, Disasters & Displacement
    The editors of Forced Migration Review (Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford) invite submissions on Climate Change, Disasters and Displacement for a feature in issue 49, to be published in May 2015. The deadline for submission of…
Rank this Week: 33

ChildLaw Blog

ChildLaw Blog

Commentary, insight and analysis on children's law, policy and current issues. By Marsh Law Firm.

http://www.childlaw.us/
  • Jul 22

    A National Responsible Father Registry: Providing Constitutional Protections for Children, Mothers and Father

    A National Responsible Father Registry: Providing Constitutional Protections for Children, Mothers and Father
    The United States Supreme Court initially acknowledged the right to raise children in 1923 when it held that the liberty interest referred to in the Fourteenth Amendment was “not merely freedom from bodily restraint but also the right…
  • Jun 24

    Writing for Teenagers in Foster Care about their Legal Right

    Writing for Teenagers in Foster Care about their Legal Right
    Teenagers in foster care need to know what rights they have. Writing for teenagers in foster care about those rights is, to say the least, challenging. The writer must be thoroughly familiar with the law, be succinct, and be deeply in touch…
  • Jun 23

    Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2013

    Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2013
    by Rachel E. Morgan, Ph.D., BJS Statistician, Jana Kemp, Amy Rathbun, and Simone Robers, American Institutes for Research, Thomas D. Synder, National Center for Education Statistics The Bureau of Justice Statistics, in collaboration with the…
Rank this Week: 531

Food Liability Law Blog

Food Liability Law Blog

Covers emerging legal threats to the food industry. By Kenneth Odza of Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.foodliabilitylaw.com/
  • Jul 22

    Supreme Court Creates New Food Labeling Battleground, plus GMO Labeling Primer

    Supreme Court Creates New Food Labeling Battleground, plus GMO Labeling Primer
    My colleague Anne Glazer recently co-authored an article with Connie Kirby of Northwest Food Processors Association titled “Summary of Regulatory Intersection between the Federal Trade Commission and the Food and Drug Administration…
  • Jul 15

    FDA Issues Gluten Free Labeling Compliance Guide

    FDA Issues Gluten Free Labeling Compliance Guide
    Nearly a year ago on August 5, 2013, we reported on the blog that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had published a final rule establishing a regulatory definition of the term “gluten-free” for voluntary use in the labeling…
  • Jul 14

    "Tanning Salons" Versus "Edible Art": What is Artisan Bread?

    "Tanning Salons" Versus "Edible Art": What is Artisan Bread?
    This is a follow-up on the entry on VPN Pizza.  It results from this interview by a blogger with Eli Colvin, head baker of the MODEL Bakery in California, and Don Sadowsky, whom the interviewer identifies as a "bread pal."  Don…
Rank this Week: 601

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    My 50 State Marathon Quest Featured In Dallas News Today

    My 50 State Marathon Quest Featured In Dallas News Today
    ______________________________________________________________________ It was an honor to be interviewed by the Dallas Morning News about my crazy dream of trying to run a marathon in every state, especially since I live in Fort Worth. I've…
  • Jul 21

    Dallas DWI Accident Flips Truck And Kills One, Injures Five

    Dallas DWI Accident Flips Truck And Kills One, Injures Five
    UPDATED. Last night one woman, age 30, was tragically killed and five people suffered injuries after a crash caused by a drunk driver. The collision happened just before midnight on LBJ Freeway northbound near Highway 175. Police found a…
  • Jul 18

    Fatal Dallas Motorcycle Crash Caused By Unlicensed Teenager

    Fatal Dallas Motorcycle Crash Caused By Unlicensed Teenager
    Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com Here's an outrageous story that is far too common: a motorcycle rider lost his life in Dallas Wednesday in a hit-and-run accident. An 27-year-old male motorcycle rider, Kris Stroman, was driving eastbound on…
Rank this Week: 652

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/
  • Jul 22

    An Open Letter To Kamala Harri

    An Open Letter To Kamala Harri
    Dear Madam Attorney General: I write to urge you to not appeal Jones v. Chappell, the recent federal court decision holding that the administration of California's death penalty is irrevocably dysfunctional, resulting in systemic delays in…
  • Jun 13

    George Bush's Iraq: The Long Reach Of The Pottery Barn Rule

    George Bush's Iraq: The Long Reach Of The Pottery Barn Rule
    "You are going to be the proud owner of 25 million people,' he told the president. 'You will own all their hopes, aspirations, and problems. You'll own it all."-- Secretary of State Colin Powell to President George W. Bush per Bob…
  • Jun 10

    When The Lunatic Fringe Goes Mainstream

    When The Lunatic Fringe Goes Mainstream
    While outraged conservatives fear that President Obama's exchange of five Taliban prisoners for the release of POW Bowe Bergdhal will precipitate terrorist attacks from Islam Jihadists, they conveniently ignore the…
Rank this Week: 225

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Jul 22

    Will conflicting federal health care law rulings head to the Supreme Court?

    Will conflicting federal health care law rulings head to the Supreme Court?
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhat Are the Effects and Requirements for Employers Under Health Reform? How do marketplace health care plans differ from others? At enrollment deadline, affordability may be real test of…
  • Jul 15

    How will your healthcare change after the recent rulings on contraceptives?

    How will your healthcare change after the recent rulings on contraceptives?
    Supporters of employer-paid birth control rally in front of the Supreme Court before the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores was announced June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesQ. How will my health…
  • Jul 10

    Border spat: When optics and substance don’t meet

    Border spat: When optics and substance don’t meet
    President Obama is greeted by Texas Gov. Rick Perry as he arrives in Dallas, Texas Wednesday for a meeting with local elected officials and faith leaders to discuss the humanitarian situation at the Southwest border. Photo by JEWEL…
Rank this Week: 593

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
Rank this Week: 123