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Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 247

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Pollution Exclusion

    Pollution Exclusion
    Dallas insurance lawyers need to have some familiarity with pollution exclusions in insurance policies. A 1998, Texarkana Court of Appeals case is worth reading. The style of the case is, Allen v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company.…
  • Jan 29

    Notice Of Claim

    Notice Of Claim
    Arlington insurance lawyers will tell a client that a claim needs to be made to the insurance company as soon as the client knows of the claim. This is illustrated in a 1998, United States, Northern District of Texas case....
  • Jan 27

    Misrepresentation In Health Insurance Policy Application

    Misrepresentation In Health Insurance Policy Application
    Fort Worth insurance lawyers will find the 1995, case, Darby v. Jefferson Life, useful in their insurance law practice. It is from the Houston Court of Appeals [1 Dist.]. On October 5, 1987, Jefferson Life's agent, Charles Sharp, interviewed…
Rank this Week: 446

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jan 31

    Pre-Suit Notice Required When Re-Filing Med Mal Complaint

    Pre-Suit Notice Required When Re-Filing Med Mal Complaint
              As Tennessee courts continue to decide new Health Care Liability Act (“HCLA”) cases, nuances of the law are beginning to be parsed out for practitioners’ guidance. The Tennessee Supreme…
  • Jan 31

    Pre-Suit Notice Required When Re-Filing Med Mal Complaint

    Pre-Suit Notice Required When Re-Filing Med Mal Complaint
              As Tennessee courts continue to decide new Health Care Liability Act (“HCLA”) cases, nuances of the law are beginning to be parsed out for practitioners’ guidance. The Tennessee Supreme…
  • Jan 18

    2015 Tennessee Tort Reform Compendium Available

    2015 Tennessee Tort Reform Compendium Available
    The most recent version of my book, Compendium of Tort Reform Statutes and Related Case Law, 2008-2014, is now available.   The book includes tort reform statutes enacted by the Tennessee General Assembly in the period indicated and…
Rank this Week: 495

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

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

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jan 30

    Questionable Police Tactic, Even If Legal

    Questionable Police Tactic, Even If Legal
    Yes, what we as a society want is for people not to trust police officers. That’ll foster a great police/citizen relationship. This ruse used by police in Ohio will not only undermine the ordinary citizen’s trust in the police, it…
  • Jan 29

    So It Turns Out Crime Victims Have Access To Craigslist Too!

    So It Turns Out Crime Victims Have Access To Craigslist Too!
    Craigslist is a fantastic marketplace. You can literally buy and sell anything, or so these gents thought. As reported by The Colorado Springs Police Department: On 02/01/14 at approximately 1700 hrs. Officer M. McCormick, was dispatched to…
  • Jan 28

    Drinking Just Got A Little Easier For New Zealanders Under 18

    Drinking Just Got A Little Easier For New Zealanders Under 18
    The Juice does not have a problem with parents letting an older teenager have a drink in their own home. But this New Zealand law goes way, way beyond that, and extends outside of the home. In fact, it’s not clear what the outer limits…
Rank this Week: 472

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Jan 30

    Figure Skating and Law School

    Figure Skating and Law School
    Throughout my childhood, I have loved figure skating with a passion and vigor that rivals no other. Although I no longer compete, I enjoyed watching the United States Figure Skating Championship this past weekend because it demonstrated the…
  • Jan 29

    Court of Appeals Upholds Dismissal of Sing-Along Citation

    Court of Appeals Upholds Dismissal of Sing-Along Citation
    Today the Wisconsin Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a citation issued to a “solidarity singer,” one of the participants in the ongoing State Capitol Sing-a-Long in which the participants sing songs protesting…
  • Jan 28

    MPS Is at a “Tipping Point,” Driver Tells Law School Audience

    MPS Is at a “Tipping Point,” Driver Tells Law School Audience
    The Milwaukee Public Schools system is “at a tipping point” where improvements in how the system is run and a strong base of community support need to lead to better overall academic achievement for students, the new…
Rank this Week: 255

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Slip and Fall Accident on Icy Sidewalk Renders $1.2M Personal Injury Verdict

    Slip and Fall Accident on Icy Sidewalk Renders $1.2M Personal Injury Verdict
    A jury has awarded Brenda Alcala $1.2 million for her slip and fall accident on a sidewalk. The 54-year-old woman shattered her right ankle during the incident while staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Bettendorf. Alcala had to undergo two…
  • Jan 27

    Massachusetts Wrongful Death Lawsuit Blaming MIT for Student’s Suicide Moves Closer to a Civil Trial

    Massachusetts Wrongful Death Lawsuit Blaming MIT for Student’s Suicide Moves Closer to a Civil Trial
    A Middlesex Superior Court judge has denied the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s request to dismiss the Cambridge, MA wrongful death case filed by the family of Han Duy Nguyen. The doctoral student, who suffered from mental…
  • Jan 26

    Two Commuters Injured When Billerica Train Platform Collapse

    Two Commuters Injured When Billerica Train Platform Collapse
    Two people were injured on Friday night when a platform overhand at the North Billerica commuter rail station collapsed as passengers exited a Lowell-bound train, The Lowell Sun reported. According to MBTA Transit Police Lieutenant Richard…
Rank this Week: 363

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 30

    Celebrating Four Decades of Energy Innovation: The California Energy Commission at 40

    Celebrating Four Decades of Energy Innovation: The California Energy Commission at 40
    This month marks the 40th anniversary of California’s landmark Warren-Alquist Act, which created the state Energy Commission and triggered a transformation of energy policy in California, across the U.S., and abroad. This week an…
  • Jan 29

    California’s Water Law Symposium–A Law Student Success Story

    California’s Water Law Symposium–A Law Student Success Story
    The 11th Annual Water Law Symposium was held last weekend at Golden Gate University Law School in San Francisco.  The event drew a standing-room-only crowd of water law scholars, practitioners and policymakers, who devoted the day to a…
  • Jan 28

    Food Policy: A Reply to Dan Farber

    Food Policy: A Reply to Dan Farber
    Earlier this week on this blog, Dan Farber made the excellent point that although the average American is neither malnourished nor obese, both persist as significant problems revealing deep failures in our food system. But his…
Rank this Week: 479

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Jan 30

    2015.33: In Which I Gertrude About Gertruding about Gertruding

    2015.33: In Which I Gertrude About Gertruding about Gertruding
    I would never say that I don’t need to prove that I don’t need to prove that I’m opposed to cops being murdered. Because it’s obvious that I don’t need to prove that I don’t need to prove that I ……
  • Jan 30

    2015.32: Texas Lawyers, Don’t Be That Guy

    2015.32: Texas Lawyers, Don’t Be That Guy
    Some lawyers are reportedly interpreting Ethics Opinion 646 to mean that they can give their clients copies of discovery produced under Article 39.14 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, despite Article 39.14(f)‘s admonition that:…
  • Jan 30

    2015.31: Ethical Question—Privilege vs. Best Interest

    2015.31: Ethical Question—Privilege vs. Best Interest
    Hypo: In a Texas criminal case, defense counsel receives a video recording in discovery from the state. Assume that she needs to prepare her witnesses for cross-examination by talking to them about the contents of the video. The defendant…
Rank this Week: 383

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 325

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    7 Cell Phone Safety Rules for Stoner

    7 Cell Phone Safety Rules for Stoner
    They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Whether you measure you favorite chemical indulgences in grams or ounces you need to take some basic cell phone safety precautions. First, a disclaimer, a warrant and a dedicated…
  • Jan 20

    Kaufman County Jury Duty- No, I wasn’t struck

    Kaufman County Jury Duty- No, I wasn’t struck
    I received my first jury summons since moving to Kaufman County. It’s the first I have received in at least 10 years. I must be on some kind of “Do Not Call” list for potential jurors (let’s call them PJs). If you have…
  • Jan 2

    Ignorance of the law in no excuse, unless you’re a cop

    Ignorance of the law in no excuse, unless you’re a cop
    One of the most frustrating aspects of criminal defense work is the double standards that abound between what we expect of government (cops and prosecutors) and what expect of citizens. Which leads us to the case of the day…..…
Rank this Week: 404

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/
  • Jan 30

    Driver safety on Super Bowl Sunday

    Driver safety on Super Bowl Sunday
    Sunday is the Super Bowl and the Seattle Seahawks are going for a repeat of last year's win. Go Hawks!The Farber Law Group is urging drivers to avoid a DUI or getting into an accident on this exciting day for the city of Seattle and for…
  • Jan 16

    Kirkland woman killed in wrong way car accident

    Kirkland woman killed in wrong way car accident
    Head-on collisions are some of the most devastating. A case in point is an accident that occurred this morning when a 38-year-old Kirkland woman was killed in a head-on collision when she drove the wrong way — eastbound in the…
  • Jan 5

    New study reveals that drowsy driving plays a factor in up to 21% of fatal car accident

    New study reveals that drowsy driving plays a factor in up to 21% of fatal car accident
    A new study published by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety refutes an earlier study that said that only 1-3% of all motor vehicle accidents were affected by drowsy drivers. The new study by AAA which looked at 14,268 crashes, revealed that a…
Rank this Week: 465

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 391

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jan 30

    With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility For Chip McGee's Feelz. And For Wombats.

    With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility For Chip McGee's Feelz. And For Wombats.
    Bedford New Hampshire School Superintendent Chip McGee is a sensitive man. Chip McGee is sensitive to his duties as an educator. He's sensitive to the instruction and welfare of his students. He's sensitive to the constitutional limits…
  • Jan 30

    On Seeing John Waterhouse's My Sweet Rose

    On Seeing John Waterhouse's My Sweet Rose
      Contemplate in all detail A scintillating allegory Integrating to avail Alated visions of the story Of a maid's respiratory, Hortatory adoration Of a floral territory: Horticultural elation. Ruminate this painted tale, Instilling…
  • Jan 29

    The Feds Reach A Settlement With Craig Brittain, Revenge Pornster and Extortionist Behind "Is Anybody Down"

    The Feds Reach A Settlement With Craig Brittain, Revenge Pornster and Extortionist Behind "Is Anybody Down"
    Back in 2012 and 2013 I wrote about the saga of Craig Brittain and his revenge porn site "Is Anybody Down." The genesis of that series was Marc Randazza's discovery that the site was posting nude pictures and contact information, and someone…
Rank this Week: 294

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Jan 30

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    A 47-year-old Louisiana man who served nearly two-thirds of his life in prison for a crime that his lawyers say he did not commit has accepted a plea bargain with the local district attorney's office in order to secure his innocence. In 1985,…
  • Jan 29

    Federal Judge Resigns from the National Commission on Forensic Science in Opposition to Department of Justice

    Federal Judge Resigns from the National Commission on Forensic Science in Opposition to Department of Justice
    In a bold protest of a recent decision by the U.S. Department of Justice's to reject recommendations made by a federally appointed panel of the National Commission on Forensic Science formed to address growing concerns around the quality of…
  • Jan 29

    Brooklyn District Attorney Expands Purview of Wrongful Conviction Investigations Unit

    Brooklyn District Attorney Expands Purview of Wrongful Conviction Investigations Unit
    On Wednesday, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced that his office's Conviction Review Unit, which led to the exonerations of 11 people in 2014, has expanded its investigations beyond murder charges. According to the Brooklyn…
Rank this Week: 471

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    RoundUp, Child Pornography and Kyllo

    RoundUp, Child Pornography and Kyllo
    After Jeffrey Feldman was indicted on federal charges of “receiving and possessing child pornography” he filed motions to “compel discovery regarding the computer program (`RoundUp’) used by law enforcement to…
  • Jan 28

    The "Electronic Data Files," the British Authorities and the 4th Amendment

    The "Electronic Data Files," the British Authorities and the 4th Amendment
    After “Paul Robert Gunter [was] convicted and sentenced on multiple counts related to two international investment fraud schemes”, he appealed.  U.S. v. Odoni, 2015 WL 150740 (U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit…
  • Jan 26

    Computers, Child Pornography and Forfeiture

    Computers, Child Pornography and Forfeiture
    Federal authorities indicted Justin Paul Gladding on two countsrelated to his possession of child pornography: Count 1: Receipt or Distribution of a Visual Depiction of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct in violation of 18 U.S.…
Rank this Week: 324

White Collar Defense and…

White Collar Defense and Compliance

Covers developments in criminal law, federal case law, and statutes. Published by Alan Leibman of Fox Rothschild.

http://whitecollarcrime.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 30

    Third Circuit Opinion Cites Alain Leibman’s Fox WC Blog Entry

    Third Circuit Opinion Cites Alain Leibman’s Fox WC Blog Entry
    Alain Leibman writes: Those of you who follow, or at least sporadically read, this blog know that it attempts to treat in a considered way important issues facing the white collar bar and our clients.  Still, like any blog, it exists…
  • Dec 22

    Alain Leibman And Fox Rothschild Acknowledged For Veterans’ Assistance

    Alain Leibman And Fox Rothschild Acknowledged For Veterans’ Assistance
    Alain Leibman writes: Departing from the usual subjects discussed in this space, I wanted in the spirit of the season to share with our readers an example of lawyers giving back to their larger community.  Three years ago, with the…
  • Dec 8

    Fox Rothschild Obtains Complete Dismissal Of Federal Trade Secret Theft Case

    Fox Rothschild Obtains Complete Dismissal Of Federal Trade Secret Theft Case
    Alain Leibman: On Friday, December 5th, the Department of Justice finally surrendered in a multi-defendant trade secret case being prosecuted in the Southern District of Indiana on behalf of complainant Eli Lilly and Company. (United States…
Rank this Week: 490

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

Focused on keeping politician's hands off the 'net and everything else related to technology.

http://techliberation.com
  • Jan 30

    The LAPD versus the First Amendment

    The LAPD versus the First Amendment
    A smartphone app is threatening speed trap revenue, and the cops don’t want to take it any more.
  • Jan 28

    DRM for Drones Will Fail

    DRM for Drones Will Fail
    I suppose it was inevitable that the DRM wars would come to the world of drones. Reporting for the Wall Street Journal today, Jack Nicas notes that: In response to the drone crash at the White House this week, the Chinese maker of the device…
  • Jan 28

    Some Initial Thoughts on the FTC Internet of Things Report

    Some Initial Thoughts on the FTC Internet of Things Report
    Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its long-awaited report on “The Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World.” The 55-page report is the result of a lengthy staff exploration of the issue,…
Rank this Week: 409

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Tampa woman crashes into a bar, gets a DUI

    Tampa woman crashes into a bar, gets a DUI
    A woman drives into a bar...not the beginning of a bad joke but rather an unfortunate incident for the unlucky driver. 29-year-old Sully Marie Torre-Medina was charged with possession of marijuana and DUI with injury after her car crashed…
  • Jan 22

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night
    Bay News 9 has a brief write up about recent events in Tampa that sound like a great Lethal Weapon montage scene... Two seperate police pursuits in Tampa with two stolen vehicles equal four grand theft auto arrests yesterday. Per police…
  • Jan 15

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?
    From People magazine, a woman shows that driving under the influence arrests aren't always because of beer, wine or spirits. We had previously written about a man arrested for DUI who claimed he smelled of alcohol because of the…
Rank this Week: 459

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 240

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

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

http://associatesmind.com
  • Jan 30

    PSA: Changing Email Subscription Provider

    PSA: Changing Email Subscription Provider
    Just a quick PSA. I’m changing email subscription providers from Google Feedburner to MailChimp. The general consensus for years now is that Feedburner is a dying service full of bugs, but I’ve been too busy/lazy to sit down and…
  • Jan 28

    How to Write (Better) Requests for Admission

    How to Write (Better) Requests for Admission
    Requests for Admissions are sort of the red-headed stepchild of the discovery process. Interrogatories and Requests for Production get all the attention in law school and CLEs, while poor Requests for Admissions (RFAs) sit in the corner,…
  • Jan 26

    Social Media Subpoena Guide 2015 Edition

    Social Media Subpoena Guide 2015 Edition
    I initially wrote about how to subpoena various social media sites back in 2011. Seeing as it has been a few years I thought it was time to provide an update. It’s worth noting that almost every site you attempt to subpoena will throw…
Rank this Week: 382

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 439

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Does Uber Do Enough to Protect Its Passengers?

    Does Uber Do Enough to Protect Its Passengers?
    Alleged criminal activity by Uber drivers has the company in hot water. Do you think Uber drivers should face the same process as taxi drivers? Do you feel comfortable using Uber?
  • Jan 28

    How Long is Too Long for a Traffic Stop?

    How Long is Too Long for a Traffic Stop?
    Can a police officer call for backup and wait for a drug-sniffing dog to arrive during a traffic stop? That is the question that is being asked by the U.S. Supreme Court in an interesting case.
  • Jan 26

    Is Police Brutality Avoidable?

    Is Police Brutality Avoidable?
    Every year, innocent people die by the hands of law enforcement. However, many of these deaths could be avoided by handling the situation correctly when approached by police. Our attorneys explain how you could avoid police brutality.
Rank this Week: 375

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Jan 30

    When Algorithmic Surveillance Becomes Structural Surveillance

    When Algorithmic Surveillance Becomes Structural Surveillance
    A recent Wall Street Journal article revealed an ongoing DEA program designed to use automated license plate readers to build a real-time database of vehicle movement throughout the United States. This database would also store this data,…
  • Jan 29

    36 Leading Scholars to Federal Officials: Only the FCC Can Protect the Open Internet

    36 Leading Scholars to Federal Officials: Only the FCC Can Protect the Open Internet
    Today, 36 leading scholars published a letter stating that the only way to protect network neutrality is for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt Open Internet rules under Title II of the Communications Act. The letter…
  • Jan 28

    Seven Reasons the New GOP Bill Will Not Give Us Net Neutrality

    Seven Reasons the New GOP Bill Will Not Give Us Net Neutrality
    This blog post was co-authored by Barbara van Schewick and Morgan Weiland. After a year of debates on network neutrality, the GOP has finally joined the party. Through a draft bill released this month and congressional hearings last week,…
Rank this Week: 494

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
  • Jan 30

    Kean Introduces Now-Bipartisan E-Driver’s License Legislation

    Kean Introduces Now-Bipartisan E-Driver’s License Legislation
    Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean introduced now-bipartisan legislation to require the state Motor Vehicle Commission to study and make recommendations about implementing electronic driver’s licenses and mobile applications. The NJ MVC…
  • Jan 30

    Kean Introduces Now-Bipartisan E-Driver’s License Legislation

    Kean Introduces Now-Bipartisan E-Driver’s License Legislation
    Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean introduced now-bipartisan legislation to require the state Motor Vehicle Commission to study and make recommendations about implementing electronic driver’s licenses and mobile applications. The NJ MVC…
  • Jan 29

    Committee Passes Beck’s Now-Bipartisan Bill to Help Keep & Create NJ Job

    Committee Passes Beck’s Now-Bipartisan Bill to Help Keep & Create NJ Job
    Legislation Is 1st Bill Advanced from 4th Phase of Senate Republicans’ New Jobs Bill Package The Senate Economic Growth Committee passed legislation sponsored by Senator Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) to create the “New Jersey…
Rank this Week: 508

Copyfight

Copyfight

Covers the politics of IP.

http://copyfight.corante.com/
  • Jan 30

    Nintendo Rolls Out Terrible Deal for YouTuber

    Nintendo Rolls Out Terrible Deal for YouTuber
    Nintendo has put out a new "Creator's Program" for people who review, comment on, or do "Let's Play" videos using its games on YouTube. The program attempts to restrict 'Tuber's fair use of Nintendo-originated material and give the company…
  • Jan 20

    SCOTUS vs CAFC, Round N+1

    SCOTUS vs CAFC, Round N+1
    I noted last year that the CAFC seems to be hell-bent on interpreting the laws however it damn well pleases, despite Supreme Court decisions to the contrary. Guess what? It's still happening. This time (in a case called Teva…
  • Jan 12

    That Thudding Sound You Heard

    That Thudding Sound You Heard
    Was the bodies hitting the floor as a Golden Globes award night went by for the first time with no award going to anything by a broadcast network (except PBS). The network shut-out also included a surprise rise in Amazon's star, as the…
Rank this Week: 342

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/
  • Jan 30

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger from NCL's Norwegian Gem

    Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger from NCL's Norwegian Gem
    The Defense Video and Imagery Services reports that the U.S. Coast Guard rescued a 66 year old passenger from a Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) cruise ship last night approximately 220 miles in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North…
  • Jan 30

    Caribbean Cruise Line Scam?

    Caribbean Cruise Line Scam?
    NBC 6 is airing a story about Caribbean Cruise Line alleging that the company routinely offers essentially "free" cruises via unsolicited phone calls or vouchers in the mail, and deceives the public by not disclosing hidden fees.  It…
  • Jan 29

    Death on the Carnival Dream

    Death on the Carnival Dream
    We have been contacted by a half-dozen passengers from the Carnival Dream ship sailing out of New Orleans. They have inquired about the death of a 30 year-old man (passenger) sailing with his wife and other couples.  He apparently fell…
Rank this Week: 389

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

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

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 290

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jan 30

    The Internet of Things: A threat to yummy trademarks?

    The Internet of Things: A threat to yummy trademarks?
    This item came across the ether yesterday: RT @adage: Edible 3-D food printing becomes a reality at Hershey http://t.co/GiYhzUzoR2 pic.twitter.com/LVWDV2ioe2 — Likelihood TM Blog (@likely2confuse) January 29, 2015 Adorable. Delicious.…
  • Jan 30

    Best of 2010: Drive-by infringement

    Best of 2010: Drive-by infringement
    Originally posted 2010-12-15 08:00:28. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSteve Baird says initial interest confusion is “the real thing” and in the process  seeks to “add life” to Professor McCarthy’s…
  • Jan 28

    Best of 2009: Char’ed, I’m sure

    Best of 2009: Char’ed, I’m sure
    First posted December 8, 2009.  Poor Starbucks.  So much trademark trouble they have!  Other trouble, too.  And now the people who gave you five-dollar coffee in a paper cup had lost another one — one they…
Rank this Week: 337

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Jan 30

    Leonardo da Vinci show a perfect match for Arizona at @phxart

    Leonardo da Vinci show a perfect match for Arizona at @phxart
    Here is a list of people who would enjoy the remarkable Phoenix Art Museum show of works by Leonardo da Vinci: 1. Lawyers who work in water resources 2. Lawyers who work with science-based clients 3. Lawyers who appreciate amazing…
  • Jan 29

    Corporate counsel awards of @ACCinhouse @azbusiness a must-attend event

    Corporate counsel awards of @ACCinhouse @azbusiness a must-attend event
    What makes a lawyer event more enjoyable? When organizers can dial down the lawyerliness. (Yes, I just coined a word. Sue me.) That ability to create an event dedicated to lawyers but also committed to battling sleepiness is what has made…
  • Jan 28

    Legal practice predictions offer 2015 guidepost

    Legal practice predictions offer 2015 guidepost
    Most of us enjoy gazing into the legal profession’s crystal ball, especially when someone else is doing the heavy lifting. That’s why I so much appreciate Bob Denney’s annual prognostications about what will be the hot…
Rank this Week: 419

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Jan 30

    Published This Week

    Published This Week
    Darren S. Tucker, Gregory F. Wells, Emerging Competition Issues Involving Follow-On Biologics, 29 Antitrust Mag. 100 (2014). Paul F. Rothstein, Ambiguous-Purpose Statements of Children and Other Victims of Abuse under the Confrontation…
  • Jan 28

    Health Care Policy by Common Sense?

    Health Care Policy by Common Sense?
    In announcing the federal government’s approval of Indiana’s Medicaid expansion, Governor Mike Pence invoked common sense in defending his insistence that beneficiaries shoulder a share of their health care premiums. But relying on common…
  • Jan 23

    Raising the King v. Burwell Stake

    Raising the King v. Burwell Stake
    Cross-Posted from Bill of Health Today, the Washington Post ran an interview with Laurence Tribe about the King v. Burwell subsidy litigation (recall that oral arguments are scheduled for March 4). Tribe speculated that Chief Justice Roberts…
Rank this Week: 317

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Are You Ready For The Big Game?

    Are You Ready For The Big Game?
    Of course I said "Big Game" and not "Super Bowl" for a reason.With the college football champion now decided, and the NFL league championships this coming weekend to decide this year’s Super Bowl teams, it’s that time when we post…
  • Jan 29

    Watch The FL Supremes Give Out Pro Bono Awards Live!

    Watch The FL Supremes Give Out Pro Bono Awards Live!
    It's why we all do it, isn't it?Oh I kid, these folks are mensches, representing the best our profession has to offer, and are role models to all you youngsters too busy posting pictures of your food.Watch it live at 3:30 p.m. today.Here's…
  • Jan 28

    3d DCA Watch -- Your Case Has Been Dismissed, But Also Set for Trial -- Welcome to State Court!

    3d DCA Watch -- Your Case Has Been Dismissed, But Also Set for Trial -- Welcome to State Court!
    Only in sunny South Florida can a case be dismissed for lack of prosecution, but then 18 months later be set for trial and mandatory mediation:Petitioner, Aqua Life Corp. (“Petitioner”), petitions this court for issuance of a writ…
Rank this Week: 297

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jan 30

    More Inexplicable Teacher- and Union-Bashing From Nominal Liberal

    More Inexplicable Teacher- and Union-Bashing From Nominal Liberal
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananLast Thursday, my Dorf on Law post discussed the emergence of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as a loud voice blaming teachers for the problems in the schools.  Cuomo's actions and words have made it…
  • Jan 29

    Corruption, Legislator Pay, and Public Finance

    Corruption, Legislator Pay, and Public Finance
    by Michael DorfLast Wednesday, on the fifth anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC, about half a dozen protesters briefly disrupted the Supreme Court's proceedings. The next day, Sheldon Silver, the long-time Speaker of the New York State…
  • Jan 28

    A False History: The Rewriting of the Affordable Care Act by the Challengers in King v. Burwell

    A False History: The Rewriting of the Affordable Care Act by the Challengers in King v. Burwell
    by Eric SegallOn March 4, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, yet another challenge to the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"). This time around, the plaintiffs are claiming that the IRS acted illegally by providing…
Rank this Week: 477

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 334

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Jan 30

    Musings on “Hanging a Shingle”

    Musings on “Hanging a Shingle”
    Well, I’m back from speaking on “Setting Up Your Office” at the Virginia CLE “Hanging a Shingle” Seminar.  As always, I appreciate all of the folks that came out to hear me and my fellow speakers talk on all…
  • Jan 26

    The Anatomy of a Construction Dispute Stage 3- The Last Straw

    The Anatomy of a Construction Dispute Stage 3- The Last Straw
    Over the past two weeks here at Construction Law Musings, I’ve discussed the first two stages of a typical construction dispute (if such a thing exists): the claim, and how to bring heat short of litigation/arbitration.  As…
  • Jan 22

    Join Me In Fairfax, VA for a “Hanging a Shingle” CLE

    Join Me In Fairfax, VA for a “Hanging a Shingle” CLE
    On January 29, 2015 I will be joining a great group of solo practitioners to help out those that are thinking of “hanging a shingle” and starting a journey that I started almost 5 years ago now.  Here’s the brochure and…
Rank this Week: 233

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/
  • Jan 30

    Head-On Crash East Of Dallas Takes Life Of Former Deputy

    Head-On Crash East Of Dallas Takes Life Of Former Deputy
    Could More Effective Roadway Safety Strategies Prevent Head-On Collisions in Texas? Friends and family gathered to mourn the death of a former Henderson County Deputy. The tragic accident occurred last Wednesday at 1.30 p.m. on Loop 7 in…
  • Jan 29

    Trial Begins in Midland Veterans Parade Crash

    Trial Begins in Midland Veterans Parade Crash
    Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Second Lawsuit in 2012 Collision Between Freight Train and Parade FloatThe trial began yesterday in the horrific crash between a freight train and a parade float…
  • Jan 26

    Dallas Nurse Dies After Hit By Bus Across From His Hospital

    Dallas Nurse Dies After Hit By Bus Across From His Hospital
    Pedestrian Was Walking in Crosswalk When He Was Fatally Struck By Shuttle BusA pair of running shoes still on the road is a heart-breaking reminder of the dedicated medical professional killed in front of the hospital he had served for…
Rank this Week: 385

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co. - Asbestos Illness Medical Expense Reimbursement Disputed

    Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co. - Asbestos Illness Medical Expense Reimbursement Disputed
    In the case of Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co., the workers' compensation insurance carrier for a Montana mining company had agreed to accept liability for medical expenses of a former worker who died of asbestos-related lung cancer. However, the…
  • Jan 29

    Making Workplace Accident Prevention a 2014 Goal

    Making Workplace Accident Prevention a 2014 Goal
    The New Year means it is time for resolutions. Employers need to resolve to take workplace seriously safety this year and to do what they can to try to improve work conditions. Employees can also do their part to protect themselves this…
  • Jan 25

    OR-OSHA v. CBI Services, Inc. - Monitoring Workplace Safety

    OR-OSHA v. CBI Services, Inc. - Monitoring Workplace Safety
    Far too many workers suffer on-the-job injuries because employers fail to obey the industry and legal standards for safety. In a recent lawsuit out of Oregon, the federal regulatory agency that oversees workforce safety sued a company for…
Rank this Week: 361

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 319

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 30

    Ohio BWC Approved for Safety Intervention Grant

    Ohio BWC Approved for Safety Intervention Grant
    Grants to help focus in more on workplace safety are going a long way in Ohio.   The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) recently approved 118 safety intervention grants for Ohio employers totaling $3,499,148 in September and…
  • Jan 29

    Implementing Safety Training Guidelines in The Workplace

    Implementing Safety Training Guidelines in The Workplace
    The responsibilities that come with running a company are endless.  These duties include budgeting, human resource decision and making a profit.  Due to all of these demands, the goal of work environment safety must never get…
  • Jan 29

    Illinois Employer Cited, Worker Dies on Job

    Illinois Employer Cited, Worker Dies on Job
    The death of a worker has led to more than a dozen of citations against an Illinois employer.   A U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation recently found that Environmental Remediation and…
Rank this Week: 407

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Expanded DACA will be available February 18, 2015

    Expanded DACA will be available February 18, 2015
    President Obama announced a new series of executive actions related to Immigration on November 20, 2014. The first part of these executive actions, (Expanded) Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will be available beginning February…
  • Jan 29

    Impact of New Americans - District of Columbia & United States (Overall)

    Impact of New Americans - District of Columbia & United States (Overall)
    Immigration Policy Center Releases Updated State-by-State Fact Sheets (2014) The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) has released all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the United States (Overall), for a total of fifty-two updated fact…
  • Jan 28

    DACA Statistics – DACA Quarterly Report FY2014-Q4

    DACA Statistics – DACA Quarterly Report FY2014-Q4
    The USCIS statistics on DACA Initial cases for the fourth quarter of FY2014, from 7/1/14 to 9/30/14 show a total of 26,995 DACA requests accepted for processing, (N/A) biometric services appointments scheduled, 29,120 requests approved, and…
Rank this Week: 431

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Jan 30

    Judge Williamson of Monroe County Follows Rule of Consolidation for Post-Koken Negligence/UIM Claim

    Judge Williamson of Monroe County Follows Rule of Consolidation for Post-Koken Negligence/UIM Claim
    Another Monroe County decision in favor of consolidation of Post-Koken negligence/UIM claims was recently handed down by Judge David J. Williamson in the case of Cahill v. Fritz and Hartford Ins. Co., No. 7056-CV-2014 (C.P. Monroe Co. Jan.…
  • Jan 30

    Judge Zulick of Monroe County Reaffirms Pennsylvania Social Host Liability

    Judge Zulick of Monroe County Reaffirms Pennsylvania Social Host Liability
    In his recent decision in the case of Cicardo v. Mangual, No. 7668-CV-2010 (C.P. Monroe Co. Jan. 22, 2015 Zulick, J.), Judge Arthur L. Zulick of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas reaffirmed the law in Pennsylvania that one minor (i.e.,…
  • Jan 28

    Corporate Defendant Protected By Good Samaritan Civil Immunity Law

    Corporate Defendant Protected By Good Samaritan Civil Immunity Law
    In the recent Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas decision in the case of Kromferd v. Sugarhouse HSP Gaming LP, PICS Case No. 14-2015 (C.P. Phila. Co. Dec. 9, 2014 Massiah – Jackson, J.), the court ruled that a Defendant…
Rank this Week: 313

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    WIRTW #353 (the “sphere of influence” edition)

    WIRTW #353 (the “sphere of influence” edition)
    Earlier this week, Moodvise published its list of the The 100 Most Influential People in HR and Recruiting on Twitter. I clocked in at a respectable #83. If you are new to Twitter, or just looking for a good list of folks to follow for your…
  • Jan 29

    Help EmployeeScreenIQ with its 6th annual Employment Background Screening Survey

    Help EmployeeScreenIQ with its 6th annual Employment Background Screening Survey
    Every now again I get to do something nice for people I like. Today is one of those days. EmployeeScreenIQ is conducting its 6th annual Employment Background Screening Survey. According to the company: In its 2015 survey, EmployeeScreenIQ…
  • Jan 28

    Jury verdict teaches that “open door” policies must still comply with EEO law

    Jury verdict teaches that “open door” policies must still comply with EEO law
    There exists an inherent tension  between open-door and other self-reporting policies and the EEO laws. Consider, for example, a recent $100,000+ jury verdict against a trucking company for disability discrimination. The company…
Rank this Week: 387

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jan 30

    Another Litigation Reform Bylaw Variant: The Minimum Stake to Sue Bylaw

    Another Litigation Reform Bylaw Variant: The Minimum Stake to Sue Bylaw
    In prior posts, I have noted the growing phenomenon of companies adopting various types of bylaws as a self-help version of litigation reform. Delaware’s courts have already approved the facially validity of both forum-selection bylaws…
  • Jan 29

    Guest Post: Hack to the Future: Eleven Cyber Risk Developments Watch in 2015

    Guest Post: Hack to the Future: Eleven Cyber Risk Developments Watch in 2015
    Without a doubt, during 2014, cyber security emerged as one of the critical topics for discussion. In the following guest post, Bill Boeck, who is  senior legal and claim resource worldwide for cyber and executive risk coverages and…
  • Jan 28

    Advisen Releases 2014 Corporate and Securities Litigation Report

    Advisen Releases 2014 Corporate and Securities Litigation Report
    New corporate and securities lawsuit filings and enforcement actions were down for the third consecutive year in 2014, according to the latest annual report from the insurance information firm, Advisen. According to the report, which is…
Rank this Week: 384

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
  • Jan 30

    A Federal Court Rules that Increased Conductivity Impairs a Stream — How Shocking!

    A Federal Court Rules that Increased Conductivity Impairs a Stream — How Shocking!
    On Tuesday, Chief Judge Robert Chambers ruled that Fola Coal Company violated the Clean Water Act by discharging mine waste with sufficiently high levels of conductivity to cause or materially contribute to impairment of Stillhouse…
  • Jan 29

    General Permits Are Also Entitled to a Permit Shield

    General Permits Are Also Entitled to a Permit Shield
    On Tuesday, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the “permit shield” provisions of the Clean Water Act protected ICG hazard from Sierra Club claims that effluent from ICG Hazard’s Thunder Ridge mine caused…
  • Jan 26

    Coming Soon to a Settlement Near You: Next Generation Compliance

    Coming Soon to a Settlement Near You: Next Generation Compliance
    In a memorandum issued earlier this month, EPA Assistant Administrator for Enforcement Cynthia Giles encouraged use by EPA staff of “Next Generation Compliance Tools” in civil settlements.  Some of the tools are more…
Rank this Week: 486

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

Covers copyright and other intellectual property topics. By Tonya Gisselberg.

http://www.seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Jan 30

    Copyright Preemption Nixed in Models' Privacy and Misappropriation Case

    Copyright Preemption Nixed in Models' Privacy and Misappropriation Case
    Professional models Amber Coyle and Jasmin Dustin were paid to participate in a photo and video shoot by Michael O’Rourke and O’Rourke Holdings, LLC.  Coyle and Dustin later sued O’Rourke and O’Rourke Holdings…
  • Jan 22

    Omega Can't Pull Off Copyright Infringement Hat Trick

    Omega Can't Pull Off Copyright Infringement Hat Trick
    High end Swiss watch manufacturer Omega decided to take on discount retailer Costco.  Omega registered its Omega Globe Design with the U.S. Copyright Office.  Omega engraved its Omega Globe Design on the back of some of its…
  • Jan 16

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse
    Electronic Arts (EA) develops and publishes Madden NFL, a video game that allows users to play virtual football games by controlling avatars of real life NFL players.  EA pays to license current NFL players’ likenesses. …
Rank this Week: 295

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
Rank this Week: 497