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The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    How to Increase Your Law Firm Website’s Lead Generation Capability

    How to Increase Your Law Firm Website’s Lead Generation Capability
    Is your website operating to maximum efficiency for lead generation? Do people who come to your site stay or do they jump off after the home page? Do you know what your “bounce rate” is? If someone visits only one page on…
  • Apr 26

    4 Steps to Increase Your Law Firm’s Online Visibility

    4 Steps to Increase Your Law Firm’s Online Visibility
    There is one simple marketing strategy that can mean real money in your pocket: increasing the online visibility of your law firm. If you increase your online visibility, you improve your chances of having potential clients find you…
  • Apr 25

    FREE Lead Conversion Webinar for PI & Mass Tort Law Firms on May 11

    FREE Lead Conversion Webinar for PI & Mass Tort Law Firms on May 11
    Personal injury and plaintiff law firms spend millions of dollars every year to generate leads, but very few pay attention to the most cost effective way to sign up more cases—improving their intake and lead conversion rate! The…
Rank this Week: 574

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 101

The Startup Lawyer

The Startup Lawyer

Covers entrepreneurship and startup companies. By Ryan Roberts.

http://startuplawyer.com/
  • Apr 27

    Convertible Note Maturity Date Term

    Convertible Note Maturity Date Term
    Convertible notes are a very common startup financing method. Convertible notes contain a maturity date provision at which point the notes are to be repaid with interest.  This is usually set at 18-24 months after the first convertible…
  • Dec 10

    Dual Class Common Stock Structure for Founder

    Dual Class Common Stock Structure for Founder
    A startup founder’s desire to hold equity better than plain-vanilla common stock isn’t new.  Several years ago, Series FF stock for founders was all the rage when it came to founder liquidity at subsequent…
  • Dec 8

    How to Survive a Co-Founder Divorce while at an Accelerator

    How to Survive a Co-Founder Divorce while at an Accelerator
    Accelerators can certainly help a startup reach new levels. But when the relationship between the startup’s co-founders is already on shaky ground upon entrance, the only thing the accelerator (by no fault of their own) accelerates is…
Rank this Week: 221

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
Rank this Week: 408

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

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

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

    GAO Proposes Major Changes to Bid Protest Procedure

    GAO Proposes Major Changes to Bid Protest Procedure
    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) has jurisdiction to hear bid protests from government contractors seeking review of a federal agency’s contract procurement and awards.  The GAO receives thousands of…
  • Apr 20

    Washington’s Timber Trespass Statute and its Treble Damages Mandate

    Washington’s Timber Trespass Statute and its Treble Damages Mandate
    Under Washington’s timber trespass statute, a timber trespass occurs when a person cuts down, girdles, or otherwise injures or carries off any tree, including a Christmas tree, timber, or shrub on the land of another.[1]  The…
  • Apr 13

    Steps to Minimize Exposure from Workplace Discrimination Complaint

    Steps to Minimize Exposure from Workplace Discrimination Complaint
    Even the most altruistic employers, at one point or another, will likely face an employment discrimination complaint against their company.  Even meritless discrimination claims can cause potential exposure to costly attorney fees and/or…
Rank this Week: 457

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 636

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • Apr 27

    New York company pays $5 million to settle service-disabled veteran fraud case

    New York company pays $5 million to settle service-disabled veteran fraud case
    New York-based Hayner Hoyt Corp. agreed to pay $5 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegations that the company defrauded the government by fraudulently obtaining contracts set aside for service-disabled veteran-owned businesses, the…
  • Apr 27

    Oncology parent company settles following subsidiary’s agreement in whistleblower case

    Oncology parent company settles following subsidiary’s agreement in whistleblower case
    On March 8, the Department of Justice announced that 21st Century Oncology, Inc., the parent of 21st Century Oncology, LLC (which paid nearly $20 million to DOJ in December 2015), and another subsidiary have agreed to pay $34.7 million to…
  • Apr 27

    Combat helmet maker pays $3 million to settle whistleblowers’ allegations.

    Combat helmet maker pays $3 million to settle whistleblowers’ allegations.
    On March 7, the Department of Justice announced that Ohio-based Armorsource, LLC, had agreed to pay $3 million to resolve a whistleblower’s allegations that the company provided defective combat helmets to the U.S. Army. According to…
Rank this Week: 325

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Apr 27

    GC Wants Cultish Devotion from Outside Counsel

    GC Wants Cultish Devotion from Outside Counsel
    For a study in contrasts, take a look at the corporate legal departments at Coca-Cola and UPS. UPS keeps fewer than 100 in-house lawyers despite a market capitalization of about $93 billion. The company’s general counsel Norman…
  • Apr 26

    ABA commission revisits nonlawyer ownership of law firm

    ABA commission revisits nonlawyer ownership of law firm
    An ABA commission is seeking comments on an “issues paper” examining ethics rules that bar nonlawyers from owning and managing law firms. The ABA Commission… The post ABA commission revisits nonlawyer ownership of law firms…
  • Apr 25

    What commercial clients want from their lawyer

    What commercial clients want from their lawyer
    The perspective of Brett McAnulty, General Counsel for TVNZ on what companies want from their lawyers: “The relationship between external and in-house counsel has changed remarkably in the last ten years….So how does…
Rank this Week: 387

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
  • Apr 27

    In Memoriam: William G. Sipple

    In Memoriam: William G. Sipple
    27 April 2016 In Memoriam: William G. Sipple All of us in the hospitality industry will miss the warm smile, good humor and practical insights of our colleague, Bill Sipple, who left us too soon. I am proud to have counted Bill as a good and…
  • Mar 29

    Meet the Money® 2016 – May 2-4, 2016: 26th National Hotel Finance & Investment Conference in Los Angele

    Meet the Money® 2016 – May 2-4, 2016: 26th National Hotel Finance & Investment Conference in Los Angele
    Meet the Money® 2016 – May 2-4, 2016: 26th National Hotel Finance & Investment Conference in Los Angeles Getting to the winner’s circle – marathon, sprint or obstacle course? LOS ANGELES –  The 26th annual…
  • Feb 23

    ADA Compliance & Defense Lawyer update: Lawmakers consider steps to limit abusive ADA lawsuit

    ADA Compliance & Defense Lawyer update: Lawmakers consider steps to limit abusive ADA lawsuit
    23 February 2016 As the number of ADA lawsuits continues to explode, both Federal and California lawmakers are considering steps to limit abusive ADA lawsuits. Here is an update on these positive developments from my partner, Marty Orlick,…
Rank this Week: 523

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Apr 27

    Review and Rating of David Sarnacki, Top One Percent, Divorce, Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Review and Rating of David Sarnacki, Top One Percent, Divorce, Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution
    The National Association of Distinguished Counsel selected David Sarnacki of The Sarnacki Law Firm PLC, to the 2016 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards…
  • Apr 10

    Rebuilding trust into relationship: Time, choice, emotion

    Rebuilding trust into relationship: Time, choice, emotion
    Jim Daly’s column discussed forgiveness and reconciliation in the context of infidelity. Jim Daly writes (excerpt): [F]orgiveness is an individual decision, whereas reconciliation is a joint venture. . . . Without true forgiveness there…
  • Apr 4

    What’s the best age to get married? The perfect 5 year window

    What’s the best age to get married? The perfect 5 year window
    TIME offers us research on timing your marriage. A University of Utah study suggests that best time for people to get married is between the ages of 28 and 32. That period was the lowest rate for divorce in the…
Rank this Week: 608

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 364

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

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

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

    Woman Wins $13 Million in Slip and Fall Lawsuit Against Lowe'

    Woman Wins $13 Million in Slip and Fall Lawsuit Against Lowe'
    Executives at Lowe's Home Improvement stores may be forced to re-evaluate their safety policies after a jury awarded a victim who was injured at one of their locations a multi-million dollar verdict. Kelly Henrickson, a 41 year-old mother…
  • Apr 14

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Nordstrom and HauteLook for Selling Counterfeit Rolex Watche

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Nordstrom and HauteLook for Selling Counterfeit Rolex Watche
    A class action lawsuit has been filed against online flash-sale retailer HauteLook. Plaintiffs claim that they were sold purportedly genuine Rolex watches at a substantially reduced price. However, the watches they received were damaged or…
  • Apr 1

    Companies Sue for Rights to MOVA Technology

    Companies Sue for Rights to MOVA Technology
    Technology plays an amazing role in Hollywood's movies. Many of the most popular movies are visually stunning thanks to an array of high-tech gadgets. Today's moviegoers are pretty savvy, and they are very familiar with the idea of motion…
Rank this Week: 829

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Apr 27

    Sex Crimes, Sexual Assault and Civil Lawsuits for Damages: Bill Cosby’s Legacy?

    Sex Crimes, Sexual Assault and Civil Lawsuits for Damages: Bill Cosby’s Legacy?
    Sexual assault cases continue to get more and more media coverage. (We’ll discuss Dennis Hastert’s sentencing this morning to two years of supervised release and my correct prediction this would happen in a later post.) Sex crimes…
  • Apr 20

    Johnny Manziel, Domestic Violence Allegations: 5 Lesson

    Johnny Manziel, Domestic Violence Allegations: 5 Lesson
    Tomorrow, the Dallas Grand Jury will hear from a prosecutor as the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office present its case against Johnny Manziel. The Grand Jury will hear the DA’s evidence that the former NFL quarterback…
  • Apr 13

    Probation, Jail, and Money: Do You Know About Probation Fees in Texas?

    Probation, Jail, and Money: Do You Know About Probation Fees in Texas?
    After you are arrested here in Dallas or Fort Worth, or elsewhere in North Texas (or the rest of the state, for that matter), you’ve got a prosecutor wanting to maximize their case against you as best they can. If you have a good…
Rank this Week: 652

E-Discovery Beat

E-Discovery Beat

Covers electronic discovery. By Exterro.

http://www.exterro.com/e-discovery-beat/
  • Apr 27

    If Not Now, When: Process Optimization Principles Come to Legal

    If Not Now, When: Process Optimization Principles Come to Legal
    I spent the first part of last week at the ACEDS annual conference in New York City and came away with two primary thoughts. First, I have to admit, the conference far exceeded my expectations. Mary Mack and her team put together a great…
  • Apr 22

    Friday Funnies!: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme and Original Cartoon Series (Earth Day Edition)

    Friday Funnies!: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme and Original Cartoon Series (Earth Day Edition)
    On Earth Day, we make a point to remember to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. We should take that idea and carry it over to the world of e-discovery, where waste and (data) pollution runs rampant. This week's E-Discovery Meme from…
  • Apr 20

    Everything But the Kitchen Sink: New Data Types and E-Discovery

    Everything But the Kitchen Sink: New Data Types and E-Discovery
    Almost any activity we take part in creates data; it no longer resides just on email servers or your laptop or mobile phones. Data resides in the cloud, in apps, on social media, in your watch or fitness tracker. For e-discovery…
Rank this Week: 805

eLawyering Blog

eLawyering Blog

Covers online legal services, document automation, and virtual lawyering. By DirectLaw.

http://www.elawyeringredux.com/
  • Apr 27

    Happy Birthday to Edgar Cahn – a tribute

    Happy Birthday to Edgar Cahn – a tribute
    Happy Birthday to Edgar Cahn The University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law is having an 81st birthday celebration for Prof. Edgar S. Cahn, the founding Dean of what was then Antioch School of Law, (founded 1972),…
  • Apr 13

    Legal Start-Ups and the ABA Commission on Legal Service

    Legal Start-Ups and the ABA Commission on Legal Service
    The American Bar Association Commission on the Future of Legal Services was created last year by then ABA President William C. Hubbard to explore ways to meet the legal needs of the underserved. The Commission does its work by…
  • Feb 19

    AVVO – Uber for Legal Service

    AVVO – Uber for Legal Service
    AVVO – the world’s largest online legal directory –  now enables lawyers to offer legal services directly to consumers through their platform. Beginning last year, AVVO offered the opportunity to consumers to…
Rank this Week: 887

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Apr 27

    Twitter’s Trademark Policy Suck

    Twitter’s Trademark Policy Suck
    The odd case of @YarnAttic vs. @TheYarnAttic. [Editor’s note: Clocktower Law represents The Yarn Attic LLC of NJ (TheYarnAttic.com) in intellectual property matters and has its client’s permission to publish this article.]…
  • Apr 26

    Uniform Username Dispute Resolution Policy (UUDRP)

    Uniform Username Dispute Resolution Policy (UUDRP)
    (As Drafted by GiantPeople LLC on April 26, 2016) 1. Purpose. This Uniform Username Dispute Resolution Policy (the “Policy” or “UUDRP”) was created to provide Service Providers whose services include user-created…
  • Apr 17

    17 Seconds #23

    17 Seconds #23
    Is Clocktower Law the best patent law firm in America? I was talking on the phone with an entrepreneur and prospective patent client (who did not hire us) when I said something like, “There are two ways to practice patent law: the…
Rank this Week: 858

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    DUIs Hit Your Pocketbook

    DUIs Hit Your Pocketbook
    Ever wondered how much a conviction for a DUI in Los Angeles will really cost you? A recent study from InsuranceQuotes.com provides some insights. The website took a look at the average increases in vehicle insurance rates after drivers get a…
  • Apr 25

    Interesting Court Decisions in DUI Case

    Interesting Court Decisions in DUI Case
    Prosecutors sometimes use a “relation-back” calculation to determine blood alcohol content when charging someone with a Los Angeles DUI. The theory is that chemists or other experts can look at the results of a blood test taken a…
  • Apr 20

    Navy Hero [Who Claims He Killed Osama Bin Laden] Gets Nabbed For DUI

    Navy Hero [Who Claims He Killed Osama Bin Laden] Gets Nabbed For DUI
    Police officers are not selective about who they arrest for DUI in Los Angeles and other cities. Celebrity, political figures—even people who have distinguished themselves for their courageous actions—may find themselves facing…
Rank this Week: 870

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Apr 27

    Misprision is Not a Misspelling

    Misprision is Not a Misspelling
    Do you ever notice that new words come to one’s attention in waves? I’ve run across this word several times in the past few weeks – and it’s not one to trip off the tongue, so to speak, with any regularity, although…
  • Apr 14

    Internet Archivists: When Links Rot, Data Disintegrates, and Files Vanish, Find a Friend

    Internet Archivists: When Links Rot, Data Disintegrates, and Files Vanish, Find a Friend
    The Internet Archive is partnering with the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and Society of American Archivists (SAA) at the: Archive-It’s 2016 Partner Meeting, Tuesday, August 2, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia Previous OLR blog post about…
  • Apr 5

    Equal Justice Library at Georgetown Law School

    Equal Justice Library at Georgetown Law School
    The Equal Justice Library is now located at the Georgetown Law School Library: “The National Equal Justice Library (NEJL) is the first and only institution dedicated to documenting and preserving the legal profession’s…
Rank this Week: 367

Investment Fund Law Blog

Investment Fund Law Blog

Provides updates and insights on legal issues facing fund managers and investors. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.investmentfundlawblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Update Your Subscription Documents – FATCA and CRS

    Update Your Subscription Documents – FATCA and CRS
    The Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority advised yesterday that it will allow Cayman Islands Financial Institutions to rely on CRS due diligence procedures for new accounts opened on or after 1 January 2016 to identify…
  • Apr 20

    2016 FinTech Risk Management and Compliance Roundtable

    2016 FinTech Risk Management and Compliance Roundtable
    Yesterday, Pillsbury hosted the first FinTech Roundtable of 2016,  a series of risk management and regulatory compliance roundtables for FinTech companies.  Senior Managers from Prosper, SigFig and FundingCircle discussed the market…
  • Apr 19

    Negotiating Cybersecurity Contractual Protections for Retirement Plan

    Negotiating Cybersecurity Contractual Protections for Retirement Plan
    The ERISA Advisory Council recently announced that, as part of its goals for 2016, it will be focusing on cybersecurity issues affecting retirement plans and, in particular, the extent to which such issues relate to third-party administrators…
Rank this Week: 759

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Apr 27

    LL.M. Alumna Kerri Boling Named Bumpers College Outstanding Alumni

    LL.M. Alumna Kerri Boling Named Bumpers College Outstanding Alumni
    LL.M. Alumna Kerri Boling recognized by Bumpers College as the Outstanding Young AlumnaCongratulations are in order for LL.M. Alumna Kerri Boling. Boling is being recognized by the Bumpers College Alumni Society as the Outstanding Young…
  • Apr 26

    LL.M. Alum and Dean at Yeungnam University returns to Fayetteville

    LL.M. Alum and Dean at Yeungnam University returns to Fayetteville
    Last week our friend and Alum Tea huan Keum returned to Fayetteville for a brief visit with LL.M. Candidates, Faculty, and Law School Administration. Dean Keum joined the LL.M. Program in 2010 during his sabbatical year as a Professor of Law…
  • Apr 26

    New Legal Guide on the Federal Enhanced Tax Deduction for Food Donation

    New Legal Guide on the Federal Enhanced Tax Deduction for Food Donation
    The Harvard Food Law & Policy Clinic and the University of Arkansas Food Recovery Project Launch the Updated  Legal Guide on the Federal Enhanced Tax Deduction for Food DonationsThe Food Law and Policy…
Rank this Week: 958

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Apr 27

    Removing Permanent Alimony for Divorcing Floridians a No Go

    Removing Permanent Alimony for Divorcing Floridians a No Go
    A previous blog discussed Florida’s child custody bill that would have started divorcing parents on equal ground in a custody battle with a presumption of 50/50 custody. Governor Rick Scott, who expressed creating a promise of equal…
  • Apr 26

    Utah Creates First Ever White Collar Criminal Registry

    Utah Creates First Ever White Collar Criminal Registry
    Utah has created the first ever registry for white-collar criminals. Similar to a sex-offender registry, the Utah White Collar Crime Offender Registry primarily targets any offender convicted of fraud. With a whopping $1 billion of…
  • Apr 25

    Protecting Your Real Estate Sale From Eviction Lawsuit

    Protecting Your Real Estate Sale From Eviction Lawsuit
    A couple from Idaho is faced with the difficult task of evicting a squatter that rented their home from someone posing as the landlord. Brian and Renae Prindle moved out of their Canyon County home at the end of 2015 in order to expedite its…
Rank this Week: 355

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Michigan Trial Courts: Circuit, District and Probate Court

    Michigan Trial Courts: Circuit, District and Probate Court
    Many people are not aware of the fact that Michigan trial courts include the circuit, district, and probate courts.  All of the courts serve different purposes, however the district court is the one most are familiar with and is often…
  • Apr 25

    Norfolk, VA Drunk Driving Crash Results in Death of Woman

    Norfolk, VA Drunk Driving Crash Results in Death of Woman
    Recently, a 23-year-old woman passed away due to injuries she suffered as a passenger in a vehicle involved in a three-car accident. According to news reports, Thomas Walters of Virginia Beach did not stop at an intersection, which resulted…
  • Apr 22

    Dispute Between Neighbors Results in Court of Appeals Ruling Regarding Drunk Driving

    Dispute Between Neighbors Results in Court of Appeals Ruling Regarding Drunk Driving
    What began as a dispute between neighbors over loud music resulted in the Michigan Court of Appeals ruling that it is not illegal to operate a vehicle in your own driveway after drinking too much. According to a report at Michigan Public…
Rank this Week: 484

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 208

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

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

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 497

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    California Prison Population

    California Prison Population
    WHY ARE SO MANY PEOPLE LOCKED UP IN THE UNITED STATES? In last week’s post, I discussed the high prison population in the United States relative to other countries. According to all available statistics, the U.S. leads the world in the…
  • Apr 21

    THE UNITED STATES LEADS THE WORLD IN PRISON POPULATION

    THE UNITED STATES LEADS THE WORLD IN PRISON POPULATION
    According to the London-based International Centre for Prison Studies (ICPS), which is an arm of the University of London Law School Institute for Criminal Policy Research, the United State ranks 2nd in the world for the number of prisoners…
  • Apr 15

    DNA EXONORATES MAN AFTER 33 YEARS IN PRISON

    DNA EXONORATES MAN AFTER 33 YEARS IN PRISON
    33 YEARS IN PRISON FOR A CRIME HE DID NOT COMMIT Imagine you are a 26 years old sailor docked at port. A murder and brutal rape is committed in the city where your ship is docked. The rape victim cannot identify her assailant but she does…
Rank this Week: 537

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
  • Apr 27

    BVGer erklärt Verfügung des Vizepräsidenten der WEKO zur Volkswagen-Preisabsprache für nichtig

    BVGer erklärt Verfügung des Vizepräsidenten der WEKO zur Volkswagen-Preisabsprache für nichtig
    Die Wettbewerbskommission (WEKO) hatte am 22. Mai 2013 eine Untersuchung gegen die AMAG Automobil- und Motoren AG sowie vier AMAG-Vertriebspartner wegen möglicher Preisabsprachen im Einzelhandelsverkauf von Neuwagen der Volkswagengruppe…
  • Apr 24

    Revision des Korruptionsstrafrechts auf den 1. Juli 2016 in Kraft gesetzt

    Revision des Korruptionsstrafrechts auf den 1. Juli 2016 in Kraft gesetzt
    Der Bundesrat hat die Revision des Korruptionsstrafrechts (dazu unseren früheren Beitrag) auf den 1. Juli 2016 in Kraft gesetzt. Dazu die Medienmitteilung:Nach geltendem Recht kann die Privatbestechung nur verfolgt werden, wenn eine…
  • Apr 24

    Inkrattreten des revidierten Transplantationsgesetze

    Inkrattreten des revidierten Transplantationsgesetze
    Der Bundesrat hat einen Teil der Bestimmungen des revidierten Transplantationsgesetzes (s. dazu die Botschaft) auf den 1. Mai 2016 in Kraft gesetzt. Das betrifft die Aufhebung von Art. 3 lit. d (Definition des Transplantatprodukts), Art. 17…
Rank this Week: 594

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Apr 27

    The Uber Settlement Is Only the Beginning

    The Uber Settlement Is Only the Beginning
    by Catherine Fisk, Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law           Although it has been widely reported that Uber has agreed to settle class action suits by drivers…
  • Apr 27

    LegalEyes for April 27, 2016

    LegalEyes for April 27, 2016
    by Jim ThompsonA federal judge in North Carolina on Monday “upheld one of the most regressive and restrictive voting laws in the country — a 2013 North Carolina law that eliminated same-day voter registration and…
  • Apr 26

    Virginia’s Bathroom Case to Have Broad Implication

    Virginia’s Bathroom Case to Have Broad Implication
    by Gail M. Deady, Esq., The Secular Society Women’s Rights Legal Fellow at the ACLU of VirginiaGavin Grimm is a junior in high school in Gloucester, Virginia. Gavin is a boy but, because he is also transgender, his school district…
Rank this Week: 240

Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Arizona accident and injury news. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.phoenixinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Five of Nation’s Most Dangerous Railroad Crossings are in the Phoenix Area

    Five of Nation’s Most Dangerous Railroad Crossings are in the Phoenix Area
    How do you get around Phoenix? Do you walk, take a bus, or take your own personal car? Ever hop on the light rail for a quick trip? If you are like most residents, you probably have a primary mode of transportation but may use other forms on…
  • Apr 26

    Know Before You Ride: Motorcycle Safety Tip

    Know Before You Ride: Motorcycle Safety Tip
    To many, this is an ideal time of year to live in Phoenix and the surrounding cities. The weather is consistently warm but has not yet hit the brutal heat that comes with summer. Many seasonal activities are popping up across the Valley, kids…
  • Apr 21

    ATVs Recalled after 160 Reported Fire

    ATVs Recalled after 160 Reported Fire
    One of the best things about Arizona is the wide variety of its landscape from east to west and north to south. Depending on what you like to do, you can find a place in the state to enjoy it – whether you like to swim, boat,…
Rank this Week: 653

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

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

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Natural Resources Defense Council v. NRC

    Natural Resources Defense Council v. NRC
    <> Natural Resources Defense Council v. NRC - 4/26/16. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 14-1225. National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) challenges the Nuclear…
  • Apr 26

    In Re: U.S. DOD & EPA & the Definition Of WOTUS

    In Re: U.S. DOD &amp; EPA &amp; the Definition Of WOTUS
    <> In Re: U.S. DOD & EPA & the Definition Of WOTUS - 4/21/16, Order denying en banc review. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, Consolidated Case Nos. 15-3751 …
  • Apr 22

    Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC

    Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC
    <> Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC - 4/19/16. In the U.S. Supreme Court, Docket No. 14-614H. In a unanimous 8-0 decision the Supreme Court said, ". . .the Court of Appeals for the…
Rank this Week: 524

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
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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/
  • Apr 27

    Road Rage Leads To Gun Fire — In A DFW School Zone!

    Road Rage Leads To Gun Fire — In A DFW School Zone!
    Angry Driver Agitated When Victim Drove Slower Speed Limit Police are looking for a driver who fired shots in a Grand Prairie school zone in a frightening road rage incident on Friday. Fortunately nobody was hurt, but the thought of somebody…
  • Apr 25

    Construction Zones: DANGER AHEAD on North Texas Highway

    Construction Zones: DANGER AHEAD on North Texas Highway
    Workers and Motorists Put at Risk, Often Deadly At any given time in Texas, 2,500 work zones are active. Especially here in North Texas we motorists have come to dread the signs warning them to merge, detour and expect delays. Funneling two…
  • Apr 22

    Cell Phone Use Was Cause of Tragic Argyle Auto Accident

    Cell Phone Use Was Cause of Tragic Argyle Auto Accident
    Two Mothers and Their Daughters Killed 26 year-old Ashli Morgan was driving southbound when her Nissan crossed the center line and crashed head-on into Emma Lourdes Shaffer’s Volvo several weeks ago. Shaffer’s 12 year-old…
Rank this Week: 470

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Privacy: Court Mandates Protective Order for Workers' Compensation Discovery

    Privacy: Court Mandates Protective Order for Workers' Compensation Discovery
    Plaintiff in mesothelioma case sought production of defendant's (Union Carbide Corp) employees' workers' compensation claim records. The corporate defendant, Union Carbide Corp) sought to restrict access and limit dissemination of the records…
  • Apr 22

    Fatal Occupational Injuries - 2014

    Fatal Occupational Injuries - 2014
    Related articlesNJ Judge Orders Psychotherapy Sessions In Conjunction With Pain Management (workers-compensation.blogspot.com)Expectations Must Adapt to Change (workers-compensation.blogspot.com)Opting Out Creates Savings Reports Stanford…
  • Apr 21

    22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous occupational noise

    22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous occupational noise
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data regarding injuries, deaths, and illness faced by millions every year in the workplace. This week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) issue is devoted to…
Rank this Week: 423

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
Rank this Week: 234

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

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

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Apr 27

    Feedback from Jurors After Trial

    Feedback from Jurors After Trial
    The jury is still deadlocked after three days of deliberations, and the judge declares a mistrial. She releases the jurors. Anyone interested in answering questions from the lawyers, she tells them, should stick around in the jury room....…
  • Apr 14

    The SFSTs Have Never Been Peer-Reviewed

    The SFSTs Have Never Been Peer-Reviewed
    Q:            Based on your training, officer, you are aware that the SFSTs have never been peer reviewed, right? A:           …
  • Mar 8

    Second Fiddle at a Jury Trial

    Second Fiddle at a Jury Trial
    It is not easy sitting second-chair at a trial when you are used to running the show yourself. Recently appointed as a provisional member of the panel to represent indigent criminal defendants in D.C., I need to second-chair... Read More
Rank this Week: 679

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Professor Jeff Jarvis, The Joke

    Professor Jeff Jarvis, The Joke
    "Jeff Jarvis, a national leader in the development of online news, blogging, the investigation of new business models for news, and the teaching of entrepreneurial journalism, writes an influential blog, Buzzmachine.com. He is author of…
  • Jan 7

    Florida Court: False Online Review Of Lawyer = Libel

    Florida Court: False Online Review Of Lawyer = Libel
    A Florida lawyer got some big damages in a libel case, and yesterday the Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld them, with a great opinion.The case is Copia Blake and Peter Birzon v.Ann-Marie Giustibelli, P.A., and Ann-Marie…
  • Dec 20

    Last Minute Wine Gifts TO AVOID For The Wine Lover

    Last Minute Wine Gifts TO AVOID For The Wine Lover
    I've lost count of the wine-gifts-for-the-wine-lover posts in the last few weeks. Seems as if there's a perception that people who love wine, love nothing else.First piece of advice, that's not true. We like books, (i.e., Amazon gift cards),…
Rank this Week: 566

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 27

    Patient Injured During Surgery Files Lawsuit

    Patient Injured During Surgery Files Lawsuit
    When we enter the hospital for surgery we trust that our doctor will take proper care of us and not cause us further harm. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened, according to a patient. The man was allegedly harmed because of…
  • Apr 24

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed for Eye Injury During Surgery

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed for Eye Injury During Surgery
    A man and his wife have filed a lawsuit for medical malpractice against a hospital and medical team after a mistake during surgery. The man was undergoing a surgical procedure for sleep apnea when the injury occurred. The injury was caused,…
  • Apr 20

    Negligent Arthroscopic Surgery and Care Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit

    Negligent Arthroscopic Surgery and Care Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit
    Surgical procedures have come a long way over the past several decades. Injuries that used to require difficult surgery and long recovery times are now becoming routine thanks to arthroscopic surgery techniques. Arthroscopic surgery allows…
Rank this Week: 316

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Apr 27

    Listening In On A Sermon To The Converted – #Lextech16

    Listening In On A Sermon To The Converted – #Lextech16
    Yesterday there was a legal technology conference in America’s hat. It was called LexTech16. It was put on by McCarthy Tétrault (Canadian Big Law) and the MaRS LegalX cluster. So I’m not really sure what a…
  • Apr 20

    There is NOT An Explosion In LegalTech

    There is NOT An Explosion In LegalTech
    Last week Robert Ambrogi made a post, Number of Legal Startups Nearly Triples in Two Years, where he found that the number of startup companies in the legal category of startup/angel investor site Angellist…
  • Apr 12

    Make Your Bed Everyday

    Make Your Bed Everyday
    When I was around 13 years old I was completely and utterly done with making my bed. All I did was get back into at the end of the day! Why cover it all back up when I was just going to get into it again? No one else was in my room either. It…
Rank this Week: 494

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 41

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Apr 27

    April Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    April Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the April 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $50,000 verdict- Rankin County car wreck case (3/9/16); $16,573 verdict- Harrison County underinsured motorist car wreck case (3/2/16); defense verdict- Greenville…
  • Apr 26

    Enjoy Business Travel? Let Me See if I Can Fix That

    Enjoy Business Travel? Let Me See if I Can Fix That
    Many lawyers love business travel. Get out of the house, get a break from the kids, have a few drinks, big meal at a chain restaurant, watch some TV. They can have it. Until business travel doesn’t require staying in a hotel, you can…
  • Apr 21

    All Courts Should Announce When They Are Going to Rule

    All Courts Should Announce When They Are Going to Rule
    Something the Mississippi Supreme Court and Mississippi Court of Appeals have right is how they release opinions. The Supreme Court issues opinions at 1:30 pm. every Thursday except for a few weeks a year (holidays, bar convention). The Court…
Rank this Week: 243

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Apr 27

    Need Change? Take Inventory of Your Legal Career

    Need Change? Take Inventory of Your Legal Career
    The following is a guest blog post by Laura Boysen-Aragon. Ms. Boysen-Aragon is a legal recruiter at Solutus Legal Search, LLC, where she helps lawyers find their next dream job and helps companies and law firms find their next legal ace. She…
  • Apr 25

    Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?

    Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?
    When is a personal representative bound to arbitrate claims against a nursing home? The answer depends on the nature of the claim, as illustrated in a recent case. Here’s what happened in Monschke v Timber Ridge Assisted Living, Inc.…
  • Apr 22

    11 Steps to Introducing Exhibits at Trial

    11 Steps to Introducing Exhibits at Trial
    If it’s your first trial or it’s been a while since you’ve tried a case, here’s a handy list of the steps to take when introducing your evidence at trial. STEP 1: Mark your exhibit for identification. The court clerk…
Rank this Week: 834

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Apr 27

    Need Change? Take Inventory of Your Legal Career

    Need Change? Take Inventory of Your Legal Career
    The following is a guest blog post by Laura Boysen-Aragon. Ms. Boysen-Aragon is a legal recruiter at Solutus Legal Search, LLC, where she helps lawyers find their next dream job and helps companies and law firms find their next legal ace. She…
  • Apr 25

    Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?

    Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?
    When is a personal representative bound to arbitrate claims against a nursing home? The answer depends on the nature of the claim, as illustrated in a recent case. Here’s what happened in Monschke v Timber Ridge Assisted Living, Inc.…
  • Apr 22

    11 Steps to Introducing Exhibits at Trial

    11 Steps to Introducing Exhibits at Trial
    If it’s your first trial or it’s been a while since you’ve tried a case, here’s a handy list of the steps to take when introducing your evidence at trial. STEP 1: Mark your exhibit for identification. The court clerk…
Rank this Week: 764

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?
    In an effort to keep consumers constantly informed about the safety of the vehicles they drive, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (“IIHS”) puts several models of popular cars, trucks, and vans through a series of…
  • Apr 26

    Put Down the Phone: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Put Down the Phone: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Technology is pervasive in our daily lives. From the alarm clock that rings in the morning to the GPS device that gets you to your destination, to a cell phone that keeps you connected to the world and the tablet that lets you work on the go,…
  • Apr 22

    Faster Speed Limits Blamed for 33,000 Deaths over Two Decade

    Faster Speed Limits Blamed for 33,000 Deaths over Two Decade
    Many drivers on Chicago roadways today remember a time when the speed limits across the country were much lower than they are now. In the 1970s and 1980s, most states chose to keep their maximum speed limits to 55 miles per hour or under due…
Rank this Week: 597

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The NIT Warrant, the Federal Magistrate and Jurisdiction

    The NIT Warrant, the Federal Magistrate and Jurisdiction
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts:  U.S. v. Levin, 2016 WL 1589824 (2016).  The U.S. District Court Judgewho has the case began the opinion by explaining that Alex Levin…
  • Apr 23

    The Email Hack, the "Stolen Domain Names" and Personal Jurisdiction

    The Email Hack, the "Stolen Domain Names" and Personal Jurisdiction
    This post examines a relatively brief opinion ithat was recently ssued by a U.S. District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona:  Wu v. BDK DSD, et al., 2016 WL 1059534. The first paragraph of the…
  • Apr 22

    Divorce, Joint Custody and the Email

    Divorce, Joint Custody and the Email
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Kentucky:  Wedding v. Harmon, 2016 WL 1534682 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining thatJohn Michael Wedding (Father) appeals an order of the Jefferson…
Rank this Week: 340

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Prince's Heirs: Star's sister says Prince died without a will

    Prince's Heirs: Star's sister says Prince died without a will
    Pop star Prince passed away recently at the age of 57 years old. Now his sister has filed papers saying that Prince didn't have a will, but left a fortune of 300 million dollars. Apparently he did not leave a spouse or children. This is…
  • Apr 26

    What do we do with our art collection?

    What do we do with our art collection?
    I've recently come across a good article by Malcolm Burrows, who specializes in philanthropy and helping people set up plans for donations both in their lifetimes and after death. Malcolm (with whom I have had the very great pleasure to work…
  • Apr 19

    Summary of the government's bill on medical assistance in dying

    Summary of the government's bill on medical assistance in dying
    Have you been following the news about the future law in Canada that will allow physician-assisted dying? Have you perhaps been wondering what the government is going to propose for the new law? I'm keeping an eye on it so that I can…
Rank this Week: 733

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Covers oil, gas and mineral law topics, including pooling, surface damages, lessor's remedies and lease bonuses. By John McFarland.

http://www.oilandgaslawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    LNG Produced in George West?

    LNG Produced in George West?
    Stabilis Energy has a facility in George West, about an hour south of San Antonio in the Eagle Ford field, that can produce up to 120,000 gallons of liquified natural gas a day. It opened in March 2015.  The US Department of Energy has…
  • Apr 25

    North American Oil & Gas Industry Bankruptcie

    North American Oil &amp; Gas Industry Bankruptcie
    Haynes and Boone has published a list of the companies who have filed bankruptcy in the current downturn. View it here. 31 of the 63 companies listed are based in Texas. Yesterday Swift Energy, which filed for bankruptcy protection on the…
  • Apr 18

    GDHM 3rd Annual Landowners’ Seminar – Register Today!

    GDHM 3rd Annual Landowners’ Seminar – Register Today!
    Our firm’s third annual seminar for land and mineral owners is May 6th at the Stephen F Austin Intercontinental Hotel from 9am to 6pm. As a reader of my blog, if you use the coupon code BLOG, you will save $5 off the registration fee.…
Rank this Week: 526