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TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Sep 30

    Drones and Tort Law

    Drones and Tort Law
    A recent Volokh Conspiracy column analyzed the applicability of various existing laws to the increasing use of drones. Discussed are: intrusion upon seclusion, publication of private facts, battery, assault, negligence, trespass, and…
  • Sep 30

    PA: No Manufacturing Defect/Implied Warranty Claims Against Pharmaceutical/Medical Device Companie

    PA: No Manufacturing Defect/Implied Warranty Claims Against Pharmaceutical/Medical Device Companie
    In Pennsylvania, a federal split is resolved: manufacturing defect and implied warranty claims are not viable against pharmaceutical and medical device companies. It was already clear that design and warning defect claims were not viable.…
  • Sep 29

    "The New Doctrinalism" at Penn Law

    "The New Doctrinalism" at Penn Law
    ...includes a paper presentation by Ben Zipursky ("Reasonableness in and out of Negligence Law") and Greg Keating as a panelist. The symposium is October 24th and 25th. The program is here and you can RSVP. Thanks to Karen Wong…
Rank this Week: 418

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: 389

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Sep 30

    Ecstasy Tragedy: Clemson Student Knocked Off Radar Platform

    Ecstasy Tragedy: Clemson Student Knocked Off Radar Platform
    There's more to the story regarding how 20 year old Kendall Wernet, a student at Clemson, died aboard the Carnival Ecstasy than the cruise line disclosed in its carefully crafted PR statement on Monday. Carnival claimed that Mr. Wernet…
  • Sep 30

    No Grandi Navi? Norwegian Jade Photobombs George Clooney's Wedding in Venice

    No Grandi Navi? Norwegian Jade Photobombs George Clooney's Wedding in Venice
    Last night, like most nights, I was watching Erin Burnett's show Outfront on CNN. At the end of the program, Jeanne Moos did a short special on George Clooney's wedding in Venice earlier that day. He had gone to the wedding in a highly…
  • Sep 30

    Agony on the Ecstasy: What Causes People to be Cruel in Times of Tragedy?

    Agony on the Ecstasy: What Causes People to be Cruel in Times of Tragedy?
    Yesterday was the worst day in the lives of a family from North Carolina. A 20 year old fell twenty to thirty feet from a mast on the Carnival Ecstasy at the port of Miami. The young man was later pronounced dead at the Ryder Trauma Center in…
Rank this Week: 251

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Sep 30

    CA Governor Vetoes State Senate’s Animal Antibiotics Bill

    CA Governor Vetoes State Senate’s Animal Antibiotics Bill
    California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed state Senate Bill 835 on animal antibiotics when it reached his desk Monday. Brown said that the bill to ban the use of antibiotics for growth promotion and require a veterinarian prescription for a…
  • Sep 30

    IL Restricts Raw Milk Sales While Making Them Legal

    IL Restricts Raw Milk Sales While Making Them Legal
    After 30 years or more, Illinois is about to get procedures for permitting and inspecting dairy farms that will make the sale and distribution of raw milk legal in the Land of Lincoln. Raw milk dairies that have operated in the shadows during…
  • Sep 30

    KY Health Official Warns Residents About the Risks of Unpasteurized Milk

    KY Health Official Warns Residents About the Risks of Unpasteurized Milk
    The Kentucky Department for Public Health has not been able to identify the source of the E. coli outbreak that sickened five children in early September, despite the work of well-respected raw milk journalist David Gumpert to bring the…
Rank this Week: 86

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Sep 30

    Tip of the month: Prioritize strategic goals, focusing first on your best client

    Tip of the month: Prioritize strategic goals, focusing first on your best client
    In today’s challenging marketplace, it is more important than ever for law firms to prioritize relentlessly and do the most valuable things first. Client satisfaction must always come first. As Tom Clay of Altman Weil has noted,…
  • Sep 23

    Book excerpt: What should law firms do to improve profitability and LPM? (Part 1 of 4)

    Book excerpt: What should law firms do to improve profitability and LPM? (Part 1 of 4)
    This series was adapted from my new book Client Value and Law Firm Profitability, which will be published in a few weeks. This research was designed to help lawyers make the best possible decisions about how to adapt to a...
  • Sep 16

    Case Study: Update on LPM’s benefits at Bilzin Sumberg (Part 2 of 2)

    Case Study: Update on LPM’s benefits at Bilzin Sumberg (Part 2 of 2)
    Jose Ferrer is a commercial litigation partner at Bilzin Sumberg who has an extensive practice in international disputes and arbitration. As noted in Part 1 of this post, a majority of Bilzin Sumberg’s partners completed our three-month…
Rank this Week: 737

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Sep 30

    Sentencian por desfalco al sobrino de la reina Sonia de Noruega

    Sentencian por desfalco al sobrino de la reina Sonia de Noruega
    El sobrino de la reina Sonia, esposa del rey Harald V de Noruega, fue encontrado culpable por la corte de distrito de Oslo en materia de descreimiento económico, de desfalco y fraude y sentenciado a ocho meses de prisión sin…
  • Sep 30

    Suecia planea elevar dos años la educación obligatoria

    Suecia planea elevar dos años la educación obligatoria
    El primer acuerdo al que llegó el gobierno de coalición de Suecia se refiere a la educación, pues los partidos Demócrata Social y Verde que conforman bajo el liderazgo de Stefan Löfven el gobierno Rojo-Verde,…
  • Sep 30

    Niegan compensación a bebé atacado por chimpancé

    Niegan compensación a bebé atacado por chimpancé
    Los padres de un bebé de dos meses que fue atacado por un chimpancé en Uganda están exigiendo al gobierno compensación por las lesiones que el animal ocasionó al infante, bajo el fundamento de que es…
Rank this Week: 75

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Sep 30

    USPTO Outlines Changes to Myriad-Mayo Guidance at BIO Symposium

    USPTO Outlines Changes to Myriad-Mayo Guidance at BIO Symposium
    By Donald Zuhn -- Last Friday, at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) IP & Diagnostics Symposium in Alexandria, VA, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office provided additional information regarding changes that the Office plans to…
  • Sep 29

    Supreme Court Preview -- Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz Inc. -- The End of Cybor Corp.?

    Supreme Court Preview -- Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz Inc. -- The End of Cybor Corp.?
    By Andrew Williams -- The Supreme Court will begin its 2014-2015 term next Monday. Last year, the Court heard a record number of patent law cases, at least for recent history. Nevertheless, it is scheduled to hear another one on October 15.…
  • Sep 28

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Cadence Pharmaceuticals Inc. et al. v. InnoPharma Licensing LLC et al. 1:14-cv-01225; filed September 24, 2014 in the…
Rank this Week: 99

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Sep 30

    Another Smil Mistake

    Another Smil Mistake
    Craig Morris writes another  long debunking article pointing out some mistakes in something Vaclav Smil wrote about the German Energiewende. Morris points out more than five errors. But there is also is this extraordinary claim by…
  • Sep 29

    The Hammelburg Story

    The Hammelburg Story
    This story is showing in German right now at the website of Hans-Josef Fell, the former Green member of Parliament who was one of the author of the German feed-in tariff. It is about the experience of the small town of Hammelburg. It has a…
  • Sep 28

    Book Review: Star’s Reach, by John Michael Greer

    Book Review: Star’s Reach, by John Michael Greer
    Link to Kindle version. This is one of the best global warming fiction books I have read. It is set in what is left of the United States a couple of hundred years in the future. All the fossil fuel is burnt, all the ice is gone, sea levels…
Rank this Week: 785

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
Rank this Week: 764

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Build your own communities for valuable engagement

    Build your own communities for valuable engagement
    Social networks combined with blogs represent opportunities we’ve never had before to network and collaborate. The fact that the networks with huge numbers of people can create a lot of noise ought not prevent us from worthwhile…
  • Sep 30

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Texting Liability, Coke Zero Marks, McDonald’s Labor

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Texting Liability, Coke Zero Marks, McDonald’s Labor
    I always enjoy when lawyers on our network get legal insight directly from those who help make the and shape the laws—and Ronald Urbach does just that today as he gathers notes from something an FTC commissioner recently said. Also,…
  • Sep 29

    Why not have lawyers blog as opposed to writing content?

    Why not have lawyers blog as opposed to writing content?
    A discussion on Twitter last week brought home how blogging is different than writing articles. Blogging by lawyers is more about networking, more of a conversation. And much easier to maintain. The discussion kicked off when I read a post in…
Rank this Week: 24

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Sep 30

    Scofflaws, Head To Belgium!

    Scofflaws, Head To Belgium!
    It’s kind of like the “blue flu” with one big difference – these officers are showing up for work, but with a twist. As reported by Reuters: Belgians who drive a bit over the speed limit, forget to buckle their seat…
  • Sep 29

    Bingo Rage?

    Bingo Rage?
    You would think a bingo hall would be a refuge of sorts. In this instance, you would be wrong. As reported by North Country Now (Potsdam, New York): A Lisbon woman faces a harassment charge following a Sept. 26 domestic incident, according to…
  • Sep 28

    Come On. It Was A Really Small Gun.

    Come On. It Was A Really Small Gun.
    True, it was a really, really small gun. But when you’re trying to board a plane, size doesn’t matter as this gent found out. As reported by wmbf.com: Officers with the Transportation Security Administration found a loaded gun in…
Rank this Week: 514

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Sep 30

    Guest Post: Kenyatta (Finally) Has to Go Back to The Hague

    Guest Post: Kenyatta (Finally) Has to Go Back to The Hague
    by Abel Knottnerus by Abel Knottnerus [Abel S. Knottnerus is a PhD Researcher in International Law and International Relations at the University of Groningen.] The case against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has reached a critical juncture.…
  • Sep 30

    To Debate or Not to Debate in a Time of War

    To Debate or Not to Debate in a Time of War
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon John Stewart’s Sept. 29 clip “Cameron – What are you Doing?” is a must see on comparative constitutional law.   Stewart contrasts the fulsome and spirited debate in the UK on…
  • Sep 30

    Ground Troops & the Myth of Air Power

    Ground Troops & the Myth of Air Power
    by Jens David Ohlin by Jens David Ohlin House Speaker John Boehner said in an interview on Sunday that ground troops may be necessary in order to stop the threat of ISIS. Although his comments were interwoven with lots of unnecessary…
Rank this Week: 365

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Sep 30

    Singling Out Jewish Kaporos For Criticism

    Singling Out Jewish Kaporos For Criticism
    Cornell University law professor Sherry Colb explains why an animal rights advocate might choose to protest the Jewish Kaporos ritual and the relative merits of such a position. Colb argues that despite the potential for facilitating…
  • Sep 29

    Click Away: A Texas Law on “Improper Photography” Bites the Dust

    Click Away: A Texas Law on “Improper Photography” Bites the Dust
    Hofstra University law professor Joanna Grossman and Stanford University law professor Lawrence Friedman comment on a recent decision by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals striking down that state’s law against “improper…
  • Sep 28

    A Special Counsel to Investigate the IRS Targeting of Tea Party Group

    A Special Counsel to Investigate the IRS Targeting of Tea Party Group
    Chapman University law professor Ronald Rotunda discusses the need for the Attorney General to appoint Special Counsel to investigate IRS misconduct. Rotunda argues that by appointing Special Counsel, the Attorney General can restore…
Rank this Week: 976

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Sep 30

    The essentials of a trial outline and idea book.

    The essentials of a trial outline and idea book.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
  • Sep 29

    Documents and links for my clients.

    Documents and links for my clients.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
  • Sep 25

    Unarmed victim of police shooting displayed top character throughout.

    Unarmed victim of police shooting displayed top character throughout.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
Rank this Week: 282

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/
  • Sep 30

    The Rule

    The Rule
    Our world-famous 12 Rules of Client Service. Revel in their wisdom. Ignore them at your peril. Teach them to your coworkers. Argue about them. Improve them....
  • Sep 29

    No closure on Maggie's farm.

    No closure on Maggie's farm.
    Well, I try my best to be just like I am. But everybody wants you to be just like them They say sing while you slave--and I just get bored. I ain't gonna work on Maggie's farm no more....
  • Sep 29

    American Authentic: Ben Bradlee is 93, ailing and irreplaceable.

    American Authentic: Ben Bradlee is 93, ailing and irreplaceable.
    You had a lot of Cuban or Spanish-speaking guys in masks and rubber gloves, with walkie-talkies, arrested in the Democratic National Committee Headquarters at 2:00 in the morning. What the hell were they in there for? What were they...
Rank this Week: 238

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    T49/11 : tempus regit actum

    T49/11 : tempus regit actum
    Après réception de la convocation à la procédure orale, citant pour la première fois les membres de la Chambre, une des parties avait d'abord indiqué qu'elle s'exprimerait en allemand, puis, 3 mois…
  • Sep 28

    T826/11 : essais comparatif

    T826/11 : essais comparatif
    Selon la Titulaire, le problème technique objectif résolu par la composition cosmétique revendiquée consistait en l’obtention de meilleures propriétés en terme de démêlage,…
  • Sep 25

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    Conseil en propriété industrielle/Ingénieur brevet confirmé  Notre cabinet ALCANDRE est mandaté par notre client, l’un des plus grands cabinets de conseils en propriété industrielle…
Rank this Week: 635

Internet Cases

Internet Cases

Legal developments involving the Internet and new technologies. By Evan Brown.

http://blog.internetcases.com
Rank this Week: 816

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

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

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Is the Arbitrator Obligated to Frame Issues?

    Is the Arbitrator Obligated to Frame Issues?
    Srinivasan, Badrinath, Is the Arbitrator Obligated to Frame Issues? (September 3, 2014). Current Tamil Nadu Cases, Volume 20, Issue 36, Journal Section, pp. 162-167. One of the frequent questions that a non-lawyer arbitrator faces is how…
  • Sep 30

    Blue skies of Hong Kong - less pollution and hope of freedom & democracy in the air

    Blue skies of Hong Kong - less pollution and hope of freedom & democracy in the air
    The boycott of students have turned into a spontaneous "occupy central" by the last weekend. Instead of heavy traffic, pollution and commercial activities, the busy roads of central district of Hong Kong and certain outlying areas are…
  • Sep 24

    Yellow is the Colour of Democracy in Hong Kong and Youth the Image

    Yellow is the Colour of Democracy in Hong Kong and Youth the Image
    Joshua Wong was 15 in 2011 when he started a sit-in with few of his friends in the Legislative House premises of Hong Kong to protest against pro-China nationalist education in Hong Kong. This humble beginning magnified into a movement, of a…
Rank this Week: 462

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Provides news and commentary on the legal developments in the secondary insurance market, with an emphasis on the secondary market's impact upon the insurance industry. By Katherine Scanlon and Peter Vodola.

http://secondaryinsurancemarketblog.com/recent-posts/
Rank this Week: 416

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 13

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
  • Sep 30

    E. coli and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Kentucky Possibly Caused by Raw Milk

    E. coli and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Kentucky Possibly Caused by Raw Milk
    Raw milk again? Five children in Kentucky have been diagnosed with E. coli O157 infections. Four of them are in the hospital with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) , a disease caused toxins produced by E. coli O157 bacteria. The toxins are…
  • Sep 25

    Durand High School Campylobacter Outbreak, Attorneys Investigating

    Durand High School Campylobacter Outbreak, Attorneys Investigating
    The most recent numbers in the Campylobacter outbreak in Durand, Wisconsin, are as follows: 8 confirmed Campylobacter infections in students at Durand High School 50 students with symptoms consistent with a Campylocater infection. Our…
  • Sep 20

    North Carolina Legionella Investigation

    North Carolina Legionella Investigation
    Legionnaire's Disease lawyers in our firm are investigating an outbreak of LD in the Winston-Salem area of North Carolina, including confirmed cases at Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation. A seventh resident of that particular center was…
Rank this Week: 395

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 245

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Sep 30

    OSHA releases FY 2014 must frequently cited workplace safety standard

    OSHA releases FY 2014 must frequently cited workplace safety standard
    Fall protection tops the list of the most frequently cited workplace safety standards for fiscal year 2014, followed by hazard communication and scaffolding, according to preliminary figures from the Occupational Safety and Health…
  • Sep 30

    Cluster-headache-suffering employee could use intermittent leave to get around overtime requirement

    Cluster-headache-suffering employee could use intermittent leave to get around overtime requirement
    By Marjorie Johnson, J.D. A DOT employee who was denied and/or discouraged from requesting intermittent leave to cover his mandatory overtime hours in order to prevent “cluster headaches,” which his doctor stated were precipitated…
  • Sep 30

    Requiring advance notice before employee seeks medical treatment unlawful

    Requiring advance notice before employee seeks medical treatment unlawful
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. FedEx’s policy requiring that employees notify the company before seeking medical treatment for workplace injuries violated the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act (IWCA) as a matter of law, ruled a federal…
Rank this Week: 220

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Sep 30

    BIS Kicks Dirt in Face of Utah Dirt Bike Dealer

    BIS Kicks Dirt in Face of Utah Dirt Bike Dealer
    Like many Washingtonians, I have grown weary of marauding packs of dirtbags on dirt bikes and ATVs that terrorize drivers and pedestrians by speeding down the wrong side of streets and on sidewalks defying the police to chase them down. So it…
  • Sep 24

    Get Smart: Chinese Spy Edition

    Get Smart: Chinese Spy Edition
    Meet Charlie and Alice, two self-professed PRC spies who branched out from smuggling crystal meth into the United States to attempting to export airplanes and military technology from the United States to the PRC. Things did not turn out so…
  • Sep 22

    Texas Man Charged with Smuggling for Forwarding One Email

    Texas Man Charged with Smuggling for Forwarding One Email
    A criminal information was filed last week against Patrick Jean Zuber, a U.S permanent resident and former Weatherford International Vice-President, charging him with conspiracy to violate the anti-smuggling statute, 18 U.S.C. § 554. How…
Rank this Week: 568

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Sep 30

    Is Your Staff Making One of these Five Killer Mistakes? - Operation

    Is Your Staff Making One of these Five Killer Mistakes? - Operation
    There are many, many words and phrases that can and will sabotage your business. And, chances are, your staff is saying some of these now without your even knowing it - on the phone and in person. And worse yet,...
  • Sep 30

    What Goals are You Setting for Your Social Media? - Marketing

    What Goals are You Setting for Your Social Media? - Marketing
    Defining your goals is the first and most important part of your social media strategy. If you don't know why you're doing what you're doing, how in the world can you expect it to be successful? In your business, there...
  • Sep 28

    The Art of Solving Franchise Disputes - Legal

    The Art of Solving Franchise Disputes - Legal
    A large portion of the difficulty and expense of dispute resolution is that there are pre-emergence symptoms that are not recognized and dealt with. Financial advisors evaluate and assist in the management of financial variables. There are…
Rank this Week: 330

the 13th juror

the 13th juror

Offers comments on social justice issues, news and court decisions. By Florida A&M College of Law Professor Jacqueline Dowd.

http://jackiedowd.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    LA's homeless allowed to live in cars, appeals court rule

    LA's homeless allowed to live in cars, appeals court rule
    A federal appeals court has struck down Los Angeles’ ban on homeless people living in vehicles, declaring that the law “opens the door to discriminatory enforcement” against the poor.A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit…
  • Sep 30

    “Why do they waste their money on junk food?” If you've ever said that, you need to read thi

    “Why do they waste their money on junk food?” If you've ever said that, you need to read thi
    As a nation, we’re slowly realizing that whole, fresh foods are good for you and that cooking at home can save you money and provide you with better nutrition.Overall, this is a great trend. It’s becoming easier and more common to…
  • Jun 7

    Almost half of homeless men had a previous brain injury

    Almost half of homeless men had a previous brain injury
    A new study of homeless men found that 45% of the subjects surveyed had experienced traumatic brain injuries in the past.“You could see how it would happen,” says Jane Topolovec-Vranic, a researcher in trauma and neurosurgery at…
Rank this Week: 873

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Covers constitutional law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). Features legal news, cases and commentaries from Argentina, U.S. and the Americas.

http://www.saberderecho.com/
  • Sep 30

    Salió el Tratado de los Derechos Constitucionales (+IX ENJDDC)

    Salió el Tratado de los Derechos Constitucionales (+IX ENJDDC)
    A través de los canales habituales (librerías jurídicas, web de La Ley) ya está a la venta  el "Tratado de los Derechos Constitucionales" que dirigieron Santiago Legarre, Lucas Sebastián Grosman,…
  • Sep 23

    Datos sobre Proyectos del Ejecutivo y la Década Legislada 2004-2014

    Datos sobre Proyectos del Ejecutivo y la Década Legislada 2004-2014
    A raíz del post anterior sobre la suerte del Proyecto de Código Civil y Comercial Unificado (que quedó con media sanción a fines de 2013) se nos ocurrió pensar si había o no muchos casos de…
  • Sep 17

    En punto crítico: la reforma al Código Civil y Comercial

    En punto crítico: la reforma al Código Civil y Comercial
    Aclaración previa: no fuimos "oficialistas" del Proyecto de Reforma y Unificación del Cödigo Civil y Comercial, que en muchos casos hubiera podido tener mejores soluciones."Juicios críticos sobre el proyecto de…
Rank this Week: 678

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 30

    Judge Strikes Subsidies for Health Insurance Purchasers on Federal Exchange

    Judge Strikes Subsidies for Health Insurance Purchasers on Federal Exchange
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Ronald A. White (E.D. Okla.) ruled today in Oklahoma v. Burwell that the IRS rule providing subsidies for individual purchasers of health insurance on an exchange established by the federal…
  • Sep 29

    Seventh Circuit Keeps Wisconsin Voter ID in Place

    Seventh Circuit Keeps Wisconsin Voter ID in Place
    An equally divided en banc Seventh Circuit on Friday denied review of a three-judge panel decision that stayed an earlier district court ruling and injunction against Wisconsin's voter ID law. The upshot is that Wisconsin's voter ID law will…
  • Sep 29

    Second Circuit: Volunteer Ambulance Corps Not State Actor

    Second Circuit: Volunteer Ambulance Corps Not State Actor
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Grogan v. Blooming Grove Volunteer Ambulance Corps, a panel of the Second Circuit affirmed the summary judgment of the district judge finding that…
Rank this Week: 293

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/
  • Sep 30

    Wal-Mart seeks to establish "contributory negligence" in auto accident that seriously injured Tracy Morgan, killed friend

    Wal-Mart seeks to establish "contributory negligence" in auto accident that seriously injured Tracy Morgan, killed friend
    Comparative or contributory negligence is a legal defense which allows the plaintiff to negate damages that they may be required to pay for a negligence claim. A defendant may establish a defense that the plaintiff's own negligence…
  • Sep 26

    2 pedestrian accident deaths in Western Washington in 24 hour

    2 pedestrian accident deaths in Western Washington in 24 hour
    Two women have been killed in two separate pedestrian accidents in Western Washington in 24 hours. With rainy weather and less daylight, pedestrians are especially vulnerable. An 82-year-old woman who was crossing in the 700 block of Main…
  • Sep 22

    Bicyclist behavior in the news after pedestrian struck and killed

    Bicyclist behavior in the news after pedestrian struck and killed
    A 59-year-old Connecticut mother, was died of her injuries after being struck by a bicyclist who was riding recklessly in Central Park last week. Jill Tarlov was birthday shopping with her daughter when a bicycle ridden by Jason Marshall…
Rank this Week: 454

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 30

    Legislative Research for Congressional Staff: How to Find Documents and Other Resource

    Legislative Research for Congressional Staff: How to Find Documents and Other Resource
    CRS - Legislative Research for Congressional Staff: How to Find Documents and Other Resources. Ada S. Cornell, Information Research Specialist. Michael Greene, Information Research Specialist; Laura A.…
  • Sep 30

    Food Price Crisis Observatory

    Food Price Crisis Observatory
    World Bank: “How do we know if and when a food price spike will become a full-fledged crisis? How do we prepare for such situations? The Food Price Crisis Observatory is an interactive information platform for policymakers, civil…
  • Sep 30

    Statistics on payment, clearing and settlement systems in the CPMI countries – Figures for 2013 – preliminary release

    Statistics on payment, clearing and settlement systems in the CPMI countries – Figures for 2013 – preliminary release
    “This is an annual publication that provides data on payments and payment, clearing and settlement systems in the CPMI countries. This version of the statistical update contains data for 2013 and earlier years. There are detailed…
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Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    CAFC vacates PTAB decision in In re Taylor Made Golf; PTAB needs to pay attention to Wikipedia

    CAFC vacates PTAB decision in In re Taylor Made Golf; PTAB needs to pay attention to Wikipedia
    The issue on appeal is whether the U.S. Patent andTrademark Office’s (PTO) Patent Trial and Appeals Boarderred in not rejecting on grounds of obviousness claims8, 9, 12, and 13 of U.S. Patent No. 7,344,450 (the ’450 patent). These…
  • Sep 30

    EMD MILLIPORE CORPOR ATION v. ALLPURE TECHNOLOGIES on doctrine of equivalent

    EMD MILLIPORE CORPOR ATION v. ALLPURE TECHNOLOGIES on doctrine of equivalent
    As to the doctrine of equivalents: Even without literal infringe-ment of a certain claim limitation,a patentee may estab-lish infringement under the doctrine ofequivalents if an element of theaccused device “performs substantially…
  • Sep 30

    Tobacco for biofuel?

    Tobacco for biofuel?
    On September 25, 2014, within a post from the California Academy of Sciences titled The Search for More Sustainable Biofuels , there was textHere’s an interesting idea from scientists at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National…
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3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 3

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 3
    The following is the 3rd part of a 4 part post expanding on my short introduction to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have nothing better…
  • Sep 29

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 2

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 2
    The following is the second part of a 4 part post that expands upon a short introduction I gave to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have…
  • Sep 28

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 1

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 1
    The following is the 1st part of a 4 part post expanding on my short introduction to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have nothing better…
Rank this Week: 801

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Cargill does Right by its Customers and is Rewarded by a Jury

    Cargill does Right by its Customers and is Rewarded by a Jury
    Sindhu Sundar of Law360 reported today “Cargill Wins $9M From Beef Supplier In Tainted Meat Suit.”  According to the article, Cargill Inc., on Monday was awarded a $9 million verdict... Continue Reading
  • Sep 30

    Michigan Reading Summer Festival Salmonella Outbreak Update

    Michigan Reading Summer Festival Salmonella Outbreak Update
    Hillsdale Daily News reports that the Salmonella outbreak which struck the Reading Summer Festival Days the weekend of July 31 was part of an eight-state outbreak from contaminated berries or melons,... Continue Reading
  • Sep 30

    Campylobacter Strikes at Least 19 on Durand High Football Team

    Campylobacter Strikes at Least 19 on Durand High Football Team
    Jessica Bringe of WEAU reports that more than 100 total Durand High School students were reported absent last week with Durand’s football team being hardest hit by the illness.  There... Continue Reading
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Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
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Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Sep 30

    Is a Subpoena Served Outside the State of Tennessee Valid ?

    Is a Subpoena Served Outside the State of Tennessee Valid ?
    In yesterday's post , I discussed whether an subpoena served via telephone was valid . In reading the rule , something else caught my attention. Is a subpoena served outside the of Tennessee valid ? Nashville is a great city to visit.…
  • Sep 29

    Is a Subpoena Valid If It Was Served by Telephone ?

    Is a Subpoena Valid If It Was Served by Telephone ?
    Last week a question was posted on a consumer website that allows lawyers to answer  questions posted by people looking for information. First , please do not rely on answers from attorneys on websites as legal advice. The lawyers…
  • Sep 24

    Take Control of Your Schedule

    Take Control of Your Schedule
    I had posted some suggestions set out by lawyer Nicole Black on how to be a happy lawyer . One of her suggestions is to take control of your calendar . I could not agree more. Criminal defense lawyers in Nashville, Tennessee calendars are set…
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Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Sep 30

    Governor Facing Gun Restraining Order Bill Deadline in California

    Governor Facing Gun Restraining Order Bill Deadline in California
    Jerry Brown, California’s present governor, will have until Tuesday of this week to veto or sign a bill that would let people make a petition to the judge --- to take any firearm temporarily from an immediate member who may pose a threat to…
  • Sep 30

    Federal Court Makes Ruling Against Subsidies in Health Law

    Federal Court Makes Ruling Against Subsidies in Health Law
    An Oklahoma federal judge early this week halted subsidies available to certain consumers who have bought insurance coverage via healthcare-exchanges. The ruling is another recent indicator that the issue will ultimately fall to the U.S.…
  • Sep 23

    Former Dewey Executive Struggling to Shake off $9M Case

    Former Dewey Executive Struggling to Shake off $9M Case
    A bankruptcy judge early this week halted an attempt by an ex-executive for Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP to shoot down a lawsuit he owed the now-defunct law firm creditors for $9.3 million. The bankruptcy trustee for Dewey a few months back sued…
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Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 30

    South Carolina Representative Choosing Mediation in Divorce

    South Carolina Representative Choosing Mediation in Divorce
    A Republican representative from South Carolina, Mark Sanford, and his wife have agreed to undergo mediation in order to address parenting concerns and other issues in their divorce following a request from a judge. Ongoing Allegations in…
  • Sep 29

    "Orange Is The New Black" Writer Files for Divorce

    "Orange Is The New Black" Writer Files for Divorce
    A writer for the popular HBO show "Orange Is The New Black", Lauren Morelli, has filed for divorce from her husband. Morelli realized while writing for the show that she was not content with her current relationship. She is now dating actress…
  • Sep 26

    Telling Others About Your Divorce

    Telling Others About Your Divorce
    Divorce is a process that does not necessarily end once the decision to get a divorce is made, or even after the divorce is finalized. From the moment a couple decide to begin the divorce procedure, telling people about the separation will…
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All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
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LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Sep 30

    Delaware Now Allows Social Media Accounts to Be Inherited

    Delaware Now Allows Social Media Accounts to Be Inherited
    A new law was enacted in Delaware this year that views social media accounts as property and allows the decedent’s executors and heirs to obtain the passwords to those accounts. Prior to the passage of this law, social media accounts…
  • Sep 25

    Statutory Rape – Everyone Lose

    Statutory Rape – Everyone Lose
    Statutory rape laws are supposed to protect underage girls from predatory men. Ironically, statutory rape puts all the focus on the men. If society punishes men for engaging in sex with minors, then there won’t be underage pregnancies.…
  • Sep 18

    Police Detain Actress for Prostitution after She’s Seen Kissing Her Husband

    Police Detain Actress for Prostitution after She’s Seen Kissing Her Husband
    On September 11, Danièle posted on Facebook that she had been detained and handcuffed in North Hollywood because she had been seen kissing her husband, Brian Lucas, in public. Danièle and Brian suspect that someone had reported…
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RESPA Lawyer Blog

RESPA Lawyer Blog

Covers the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). By Sterbcow Law Group LLC.

http://www.respalawyer.com/
  • Sep 30

    CFPB ANNOUNCES RESPA MSA ENFORCEMENT ACTION

    CFPB ANNOUNCES RESPA MSA ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced today, September 30, 2014, that they had entered into a Consent Order with Lighthouse Title, a Michigan title insurance agency, for entering into Marketing Service Agreements (MSAs)…
  • Sep 29

    Wells Fargo announces RESPA-TILA Integrated Disclosure Form Plan

    Wells Fargo announces RESPA-TILA Integrated Disclosure Form Plan
    Wells Fargo announced that effective August 1, 2015 it will control the generation and delivery of the borrower's Closing Disclosure form in anticipation of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule. The new Closing Disclosure is a mix of…
  • Aug 29

    CFPB ENFORCEMENT: IS THE CFPB LOOKING AT RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LEAD GENERATION COMPANIES?

    CFPB ENFORCEMENT: IS THE CFPB LOOKING AT RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LEAD GENERATION COMPANIES?
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau often provides subtle clues as to where they may be headed on the enforcement front and on November 6, 2013 they addressed the topic on their website about online Lead Generation and consumer safety…
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Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Sep 30

    Next Nonproft News Paper Target: U-T San Diego

    Next Nonproft News Paper Target: U-T San Diego
    Preliminary planning is underway for a group of donors to form a nonprofit organization that would own the U-T San Diego, according to the U-T itself. It looks like the newspaper would stay as a for-profit organizaton, and the nonprofit...
  • Sep 29

    What happens if charity care becomes obsolete?

    What happens if charity care becomes obsolete?
    An article last week in the Washington Post (h/t Chronicle of Philanthropy) discussed a report by the Department of Health and Human Services that indicated that hospitals are experiencing significant declines in charity care and bad debt,…
  • Sep 26

    Reuters: Muslim Scholars Present Rebuttal to Islamic State

    Reuters: Muslim Scholars Present Rebuttal to Islamic State
    Reuters is reporting that over 120 Islamic scholars from around the world have issued an open letter denouncing Islamic State militants and refuting their religious arguments. Many of these scholars are themselves leading Muslim voices in…
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California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Sep 30

    Bicyclist Killed in Oceanside Hit-and-Run Accident

    Bicyclist Killed in Oceanside Hit-and-Run Accident
    OCEANSIDE, CA – The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man who was hit and killed while riding his bicycle last week. According to 760 KFMB news, Philip White of Oceanside was found dead on the morning of…
  • Sep 30

    Toyota Recalls 69,000 Tacoma Pickups for Suspension Problem

    Toyota Recalls 69,000 Tacoma Pickups for Suspension Problem
    Toyota has issued a recall of 690,000 of its 2005-2011 Tacoma 4×4 and Pre-Runner pickup trucks to fix a problem with the rear suspension, USA Today reported.  According to the news release, Toyota notified the NHTSA that the trucks…
  • Sep 30

    The Journal Times: Estey Bomberger Files Civil Lawsuit Against Billionaire Curt Johnson

    The Journal Times: Estey Bomberger Files Civil Lawsuit Against Billionaire Curt Johnson
    RACINE, WI – Estey Bomberger filed a lawsuit against SC Johnson heir Curt Johnson for the alleged sexual abuse of his stepdaughter’s friend. Johnson is accused of molesting his stepdaughter’s childhood friend on multiple…
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International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Sep 30

    Happy National Day to the Republic of Palau

    Happy National Day to the Republic of Palau
    The Republic of Palau (Belau) became an independent country on October 1, 1994. Palau had previously been a Strategic Trust Territory of the United Nations administered by the United States. I had the honor of serving as Court Counsel for...
  • Sep 29

    China Tells UN that Sustainable Development Agenda Should Advance People's Wellbeing na

    China Tells UN that Sustainable Development Agenda Should Advance People's Wellbeing na
    The new sustainable development agenda should advance people’s wellbeing, promote inclusivity and ensure implementation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told the United Nations General Assembly, delivering his country’s annual address to…
  • Sep 28

    A Peaceful Transition of Power in Afghanistan

    A Peaceful Transition of Power in Afghanistan
    Ashraf Ghani has been sworn in as the new president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, following the 13-year term of Hamid Karzai. In a power sharing agreement, Abdullah Abdullah has also been sworn in as the Chief Executive of...
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South Carolina Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation By Louthian Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.southcarolinalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    What Rhymes With Severe?

    What Rhymes With Severe?
    We usually expect an increased number of car accidents during certain seasons – winter and the summer vacation period being two – but we’re coming up on another season in which roads can be hazardous . . . deer season.…
  • Sep 29

    Why We’re Groovin’ On Groove

    Why We’re Groovin’ On Groove
    As we’ve reminded you several times (see this blog, and this one, and this), distracted driving is a major problem on our roads, causing the deaths of an estimated 15 people every day. And yet, news reports and statistics show that…
  • Sep 26

    Micromanaging Your Health

    Micromanaging Your Health
    I know some members of the Big Blue Nation (i.e., U.K. basketball devotees) who are such rabid fans that they are probably maniacally brushing with Crest in hopes that their gums will turn blue before the start of basketball season –…
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