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California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    U.S. v. Mohamud (9th Cir. - Dec. 5, 2016)

    U.S. v. Mohamud (9th Cir. - Dec. 5, 2016)
    This opinion discusses the making of a terrorist.  By the United States.That said, I think that Judge Owens seems spot on.  The jury rejected his entrapment defense, and that's a very high barrier to reversal.  The opinion…
  • Dec 5

    People v. Williams (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Dec. 5, 2016)

    People v. Williams (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Dec. 5, 2016)
    What a terrible crime.  The murder of an eighth-grade girl.  The discussion about the girl's Cabbage Patch dolls -- and the fact that she was from San Diego -- made the facts particularly heartbreaking to me.The California Supreme…
  • Dec 2

    People v. Mejia (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 22, 2016)

    People v. Mejia (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 22, 2016)
    I thought when I first read this opinion that Mr. Mejia was only sentenced to four years in prison, and freaked out about that fact when I got to the portion of the opinion when Justice McKinster described the facts of his offenses.  (I…
Rank this Week: 300

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 5

    Markovits Presents Meritocracy And Its Discontents Today At NYU

    Markovits Presents Meritocracy And Its Discontents Today At NYU
    Daniel Markovits (Yale) presents Meritocracy and Its Discontents at NYU today as part of its High-End Inequality Colloquium Series (more here) hosted by Robert Frank (Cornell) and Dan Shaviro (NYU): Aristocracy and meritocracy are commonly…
  • Dec 5

    Chronicle Of Higher Education Special Report:Faculty Retirement Incentive

    Chronicle Of Higher Education Special Report:Faculty Retirement Incentive
    Chronicle of Higher Education Special Report, Retirement Incentives: How to help faculty members view retirement as an opportunity, not a threat. Greasing the Retirement Wheel at UCLA: Senior scholars, of course, can benefit a college with…
  • Dec 5

    IRS Releases Final Report On Richest 400 American

    IRS Releases Final Report On Richest 400 American
    For the final time, the IRS has released its annual analysis of the richest 400 American taxpayers (The 400 Individual Income Tax Returns Reporting the Largest Adjusted Gross Incomes Each Year, 1992–2014): This release contains four tables…
Rank this Week: 292

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 5

    New Year's Resolution: Divorce

    New Year's Resolution: Divorce
    In the United States, it is estimated that between 40% and 50% of all first marriages will end in divorce, and that figure goes up to 60% for second marriages. Researchers have uncovered and established some very well-known factors that…
  • Nov 30

    America's Gray Divorce Revolution

    America's Gray Divorce Revolution
    After World War II ended and our soldiers came home, the birth rates across the United States and the world spiked in what’s become romantically referred to as the baby boom. Between 1946 and 1964, nearly 77 million babies were…
  • Nov 21

    Looking at Divorce and Taxe

    Looking at Divorce and Taxe
    If you’re headed for, or already going through a divorce, you already know that it’s difficult. What could add to the anxiety of gathering your financial records, dividing households, and trying to reach a marital settlement…
Rank this Week: 314

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: 221

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Dec 5

    Movement to “Ban the Box” Surges Across the Nation

    Movement to “Ban the Box” Surges Across the Nation
    An estimated 70 to 100 million people in the U.S. currently have some sort criminal background.  That’s between one in three and one in four people in the whole United States.  These criminal records, no matter how minor the…
  • Nov 30

    So How About that Wall?

    So How About that Wall?
    President-elect Donald Trump made building a wall on the US-Mexico border a pillar of his campaign. Post-election interviews reveal he intends to keep and act upon this campaign promise. No matter one’s opinion on whether building such…
  • Nov 28

    The Unexpected Oregon Militia Ruling and Understanding Criminal Conspiracy

    The Unexpected Oregon Militia Ruling and Understanding Criminal Conspiracy
    Most have probably heard by now of the armed militia which occupied a federal building in Oregon. For those who have not, the cliff notes version is that a group of armed militia forced their way into the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and…
Rank this Week: 399

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 434

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 324

Utah State Bar News

Utah State Bar News

The Utah State Bar publishes compliance notices, court rule changes, and other information relevant to the practice of law in Utah.

http://www.utahbar.org/news
  • Dec 5

    NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

    NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY
    South Salt Lake, UT— The Salt Lake County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of Anna Lisa Rossi Anderson to fill the South Salt Lake City Justice Court vacancy. The position will replace Judge Catherine M. Johnson who…
  • Dec 5

    NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL SOUTH JORDAN CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

    NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL SOUTH JORDAN CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY
    South Jordan, UT— The Salt Lake County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of Michael Peter Boehm to fill the South Jordan City Justice Court vacancy. The position will replace Judge Clinton Balmforth who will resign…
  • Dec 2

    NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR LEHI CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

    NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR LEHI CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY
    Lehi, UT—The Utah County Nominating Commission has selected five nominees for an upcoming vacancy in the Lehi City Justice Court. The position will replace Judge Douglas Nielsen who resigned effective Sep. 23, 2016. Following are the…
Rank this Week: 390

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and Erie County accident and injury information. By Purchase & George P.C.

http://www.yourerieaccidentlawyers.com/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Mesothelioma: wrongful death lawsuit

    Mesothelioma: wrongful death lawsuit
    Mesothelioma is a slow-acting cancer that damages the lining of a person's internal organs such as their stomach, heart, and lungs. It is primarily caused by repeated exposure to asbestos. According to the American Cancer Society, there…
  • Nov 29

    An overview of ATV accidents and injurie

    An overview of ATV accidents and injurie
    An ATV, or “all-terrain vehicle,” is a type of recreational vehicle that you can drive off-road for fun or work. Many people use them to drive around the country or on family farms for pleasure. Farmers and laborers use ATVs to…
  • Nov 29

    A plastic surgeon's duty of care and the potentially fatal risk

    A plastic surgeon's duty of care and the potentially fatal risk
    No one expects their loved one to die from cosmetic surgeries. "Going under the knife" is always serious but cosmetic surgeries are not supposed to be dangerous. This post will go over how cosmetic surgeries that sometimes result in…
Rank this Week: 215

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Dec 5

    DUIs And Traffic Tickets – How Minnesota Ranks Nationally

    DUIs And Traffic Tickets – How Minnesota Ranks Nationally
    Driving in Minnesota is more challenging than in other states that aren’t privy to rainy or snowy seasons. However, just because the road conditions aren’t ideal doesn’t mean Minnesota drivers are always going to stay under…
  • Dec 1

    Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Annually

    Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Annually
    Gun violence and the associated expenses costs Minnesota more than three-quarters of a billion dollars each year, according to findings from the Minnesota Coalition for Common Sense. Statistics show that gun violence costs Minnesota roughly…
  • Nov 30

    Another Successful “Our Hearts To Your Soles” In The Book

    Another Successful “Our Hearts To Your Soles” In The Book
    One of our favorite annual events has come and gone, and once again it was a huge success! We’re talking of course about Our Hearts To Your Soles! Our Hearts To Your Soles 2016 took place last Tuesday at the Dorothy Day Center in St.…
Rank this Week: 373

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Dec 5

    Tesla Autopilot Fatality Rate

    Tesla Autopilot Fatality Rate
    Are self-driving cars the way of the future? As cool as the concept seems, it may not catch on as expected if the first iteration of the technology does not improve its safety record. Tesla is one of the vehicle manufacturers pioneering…
  • Dec 2

    Compensation for Disfigurement

    Compensation for Disfigurement
    Car accidents can leave behind both obvious and invisible wounds. While the initial injuries like lacerations and broken bones heal, they often leave behind scars, marks, discolorations, and other disfigurements. These are constant reminders…
  • Dec 1

    Are Golf Carts Safe on Streets?

    Are Golf Carts Safe on Streets?
    Long gone are the days when you only used your golf cart on the local 18-hole course. Due to their accessibility and efficiency, golf carts quickly expanded beyond the greens and into local retirement communities. In areas that focused on…
Rank this Week: 346

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 413

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Dec 5

    New Orleans restricts use of consumer credit check

    New Orleans restricts use of consumer credit check
    by H. Mark Adams A new ordinance in New Orleans will prohibit contractors doing business with the city from using consumer credit background checks and consumer credit history in making new-hire and other employment decisions. The ordinance…
  • Dec 2

    DOL appeals overtime rule injunction

    DOL appeals overtime rule injunction
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced on December 1 that it will appeal a court’s injunction temporarily halting its new overtime regulations. A federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas blocked…
  • Dec 1

    Stricter workplace smoking law taking effect in California

    Stricter workplace smoking law taking effect in California
    by Jim Brown Sedgwick LLP A new law expanding smoking restrictions in California workplaces is set to take effect on January 1. State law previously restricted smoking in places of employment based on “enclosed space” areas. In…
Rank this Week: 246

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 250

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    UnAffordable Health "Care"

    UnAffordable Health "Care"
    Years ago, my parents bought a small piece of property. I don't recall the particulars, but it was part of a larger parcel which was divvied up. The idea was that property always increases in value, so it was a "safe" investment. Problem was,…
  • Dec 2

    Some more anecdata

    Some more anecdata
    Another in our informal series chronicling the sad state of ACA as it relates to previously insured ("grandmothered") folks:First up, Ben and his family have been clients for many years. His current plan isn't fully ACA-compliant, but he's…
  • Dec 2

    Friday LinkFest

    Friday LinkFest
    Odds-and-ends from the past couple of weeks:■ Continuing to defy the "death by attrition" model of Long Term care insurance, almost 97% of federal employees participating in government-sponsored LTCi plans opted to keep them, despite…
Rank this Week: 305

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 424

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    The Civil Suit, the Juror’s Tweets and the Motion for a New Trial

    The Civil Suit, the Juror’s Tweets and the Motion for a New Trial
    This post examines an opinion the District Court of Appeal  of Florida – Fourth District recently issued in a civil appeal that involved a jury verdict in an action seeking damages for injuries sustained in an automobile…
  • Dec 2

    Driving with a Suspended License, the Pill Bottle and the Facebook Profile

    Driving with a Suspended License, the Pill Bottle and the Facebook Profile
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas: U.S. v. Cooks, 2016 WL 6948065 (2016). The District Court Judge begins by explaining thatDefendant Gary Cooks was pulled over for driving with a suspended…
  • Nov 30

    Armed Robbery, the Text Message and the Cell Phone

    Armed Robbery, the Text Message and the Cell Phone
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeals of Ohio – Fifth District:  State v. Hidey, 2016 WL 5885507 (2016). The court begins by explaining that “[a]ppellant the State of Ohio appeals a judgment of the…
Rank this Week: 418

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    Summary of Trump's SCOTUS pick

    Summary of Trump's SCOTUS pick
    There's a nice website summarizing all 21 potential nominees here.  It's got lots of interesting tidbits, including significant rulings and writings.In other news, big ups to Ashley Litwin, Lisa Lauck, and Marc Seitles for their…
  • Dec 2

    Judge Ungaro sentences Matt Greer to 3 year

    Judge Ungaro sentences Matt Greer to 3 year
    The other defendants received 18 months to probation. A fair and thoughtful sentencing determination with excellent lawyers all around. Here's the Miami Herald article.In other news, you gotta check out this disaster from the FBI and…
  • Nov 30

    Judge Ungaro hears sentencing arguments in Matthew Greer's case

    Judge Ungaro hears sentencing arguments in Matthew Greer's case
    It's Michael Sherwin and Michael Berger for the government.  And for Greer, it's Roy Black, Hy Shapiro, and Jackie Perczek.  Really great lawyering all around.  Jay Weaver from the Herald is covering the sentencing:The…
Rank this Week: 431

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Dec 5

    The first housing commissioner: Part 1, “Poverty, depravity, avarice and inhumanity”

    The first housing commissioner: Part 1, “Poverty, depravity, avarice and inhumanity”
      By: David A. Smith   From a single thread can unravel a whole epic story to an unexpected hero.     Sources used in this post   The History and Development of the Housing Movement in the City of Washington, DC, by…
  • Dec 2

    Boojum: The ‘new’ problem of immigration

    Boojum: The ‘new’ problem of immigration
      By: David A. Smit     From Border Incident, 1949   I told him about the closed blue truck, the brown men of the temple. “Troy is the head of the gang.  The others work for him.  They’re been running…
  • Dec 1

    “Great job! You’re fired!”: Part 2, You’re fired!

    “Great job! You’re fired!”: Part 2, You’re fired!
    By: David A. Smith    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   As we saw in yesterday’s Part 1, using as source material a Wall Street Journal (November 7, 2016) story coupled with a personal experience from…
Rank this Week: 433

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Dec 5

    The Happiest Companies To Work For In 2017

    The Happiest Companies To Work For In 2017
    It’s getting closer and closer to the New Year, when people start looking in earnest for a new in-house job.  And why not start by looking at the happiest companies? “If you work full time,... The post The Happiest Companies…
  • Dec 2

    Best Practices for Litigating in the Age of Social Media (Free CLE Webinar, 12/7) (Adv.)

    Best Practices for Litigating in the Age of Social Media (Free CLE Webinar, 12/7) (Adv.)
    Practical Law, an InhouseBlog advertiser, has another free webinar that offers CLE in many jurisdictions: Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. ET Social media is a part of the litigation... The post Best…
  • Dec 2

    4 Keys to Mastering the Art of Delegation

    4 Keys to Mastering the Art of Delegation
    Advice for business-owners that can easily translate to the daily life of in-house counsel: “When running a business, the perpetual, though eternally unattainable goal, is to make yourself dispensable. All too often, business owners…
Rank this Week: 364

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • Dec 5

    Don’t Believe What Insurance Carriers Say: Workers Do Finish Retraining Program

    Don’t Believe What Insurance Carriers Say: Workers Do Finish Retraining Program
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. “He’ll never go back to school.”  “He’ll never complete school.” As a representative of injured workers, I hear those…
  • Dec 1

    What Happens If I Get Hurt at My Second Job?

    What Happens If I Get Hurt at My Second Job?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. An estimated 7 million Americans work at least two jobs. As the holidays approach, many people will take on holiday jobs as well. Getting hurt at a second…
  • Nov 28

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer
    Vinyl chloride is a colorless gas that is used primarily to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to make plastic products ranging from pipes to packaging materials.   Workers are primarily exposed to vinyl chloride through…
Rank this Week: 359

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 362

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/
  • Dec 5

    A $15 minimum wage is not without consequences #fightfor15

    A $15 minimum wage is not without consequences #fightfor15
    Donald Trump’s presidency sparks an interesting dichotomy—a Republican that rode into office on a wave of populism, including fiscal populism. Officially, the President-elect favors a higher minimum wage: “On the minimum…
  • Dec 2

    WIRTW #440 (the “muzak” edition)

    WIRTW #440 (the “muzak” edition)
    Earlier this week I had a conference call with a client, an event which I repeat dozens of times per week. This particular client uses UberConnect as its conference call provider. I’ve never used UberConnect before, I know nothing about…
  • Dec 1

    Will the 7th Circuit ban LGBT employment discrimination?

    Will the 7th Circuit ban LGBT employment discrimination?
    Those of you who have been reading this blog for any length of time should know that I strongly believe that it is a national embarrassment that LGBT employment discrimination remains legal. Sure, the EEOC believes that Title VII’s…
Rank this Week: 408

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Dec 5

    Supporting Family Decision Makers for Nursing Home Resident

    Supporting Family Decision Makers for Nursing Home Resident
    JAMA published another study regarding the necessity and effectiveness of communicating with resident’s family members. The study showed how better training can lead to better communication and improved quality of care. The intervention…
  • Dec 4

    Communication at End of Life

    Communication at End of Life
    Reuters had an article on the importance of communication during end of life discussions.  A new study shows better communications leads to less wasteful hospitalizations. “At the end of life, hospital stays for seriously injured…
  • Dec 3

    New Rule for Hospital

    New Rule for Hospital
    NPR reported on what hospitals can and do tell patients looking for information on long term care alternatives.  “For years, many hospitals simply have given patients a list of all the skilled nursing facilities near where they…
Rank this Week: 426

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Dec 5

    Personal Jurisdiction Not Waived by Consent to Jurisdiction in Prior Case

    Personal Jurisdiction Not Waived by Consent to Jurisdiction in Prior Case
    Johnson v. Barrier, No. 15 C 3928, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 28, 2016) (St. Eve, J.). Judge St. Eve granted defendant UMG Recordings’ (“UMG”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s complaint for lack of…
  • Dec 2

    No Implied Right to Copyright Infringement Indemnification

    No Implied Right to Copyright Infringement Indemnification
    Kay Bros. Enters., Inc. v. Parente¸ No. 16 C 387, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 3, 2016) (Ellis, J.). Judge Ellis granted in part third party defendant R.A. Mifflin Architects (“Mifflin”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to…
  • Nov 30

    Court Construes Claims Without Deciding Level of Ordinary Skill Because it is Irrelevant to Current Issue

    Court Construes Claims Without Deciding Level of Ordinary Skill Because it is Irrelevant to Current Issue
    Kolcraft Enters., Inc. v. Chicco USA, Inc., No. 09 C 3339, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 2, 2016) (Chang, J.). Judge Chang construed the claims in this patent case involving play gyms and play yards for babies. Of particular note, the Court held…
Rank this Week: 374

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 281

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Can the Police Search Your Work Computer for Child Pornography in Utah?

    Can the Police Search Your Work Computer for Child Pornography in Utah?
    The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides the “right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures” by members of law enforcement.  In short,…
  • Dec 1

    Salt Lake Tribune Calls for Public Access to BYU Police Records in Sexual Assault Case

    Salt Lake Tribune Calls for Public Access to BYU Police Records in Sexual Assault Case
    Brigham Young University employs its own police agency.  Its members are authorized to make arrests and even use deadly force, just like other police officers in Utah. However, there’s a major difference between BYU officers and…
  • Nov 29

    Is it Illegal to Post a Picture of Someone Online without their Permission?

    Is it Illegal to Post a Picture of Someone Online without their Permission?
    Like it or not, we live in a digital world where our daily lives are chronicled online through sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and LinkedIn. Many people enjoy sharing personal photos and videos on the internet, but serious…
Rank this Week: 435

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Dec 5

    The DOL wants to undo that #OvertimeRule injunction lickety-split!

    The DOL wants to undo that #OvertimeRule injunction lickety-split!
    December 1, 2016 was quite a day! First, on the day that the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules would have taken affect, I blew up the U.S. Department of Labor‘s spot by winning my 5th ABA Blawg 100 award. But,…
  • Dec 2

    Without hyperbole, I’m better than LeBron James. #GraceAndHumility

    Without hyperbole, I’m better than LeBron James. #GraceAndHumility
    LeBron James has four National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player Awards. And, until yesterday, Bron-Bron and I were tied. That is, his four NBA something-or-others equaled my four ABA Journal Blawg 100 Awards. We’d made a date…
  • Dec 1

    Swastika cupcakes?!?

    Swastika cupcakes?!?
    Yesterday, I read this story from David Moye on Huffington Post about a young Jewish girl’s birthday party at which the guests — friends of the birthday girl — were allowed to frost cupcakes. Well, it seems that two of the…
Rank this Week: 438

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
  • Dec 5

    Another Frozen-Out Minority LLC Member’s Petition for Dissolution Bites the . . . Sushi?

    Another Frozen-Out Minority LLC Member’s Petition for Dissolution Bites the . . . Sushi?
    Brooklyn's newest Commercial Division Justice, Sylvia G. Ash, last month handed down an interesting decision denying a petition for judicial dissolution of an LLC brought by a 25% member alleging freeze-out. Catch up with the latest…
  • Nov 28

    She’s a Tie-Breaker, She’s a Risk Taker

    She’s a Tie-Breaker, She’s a Risk Taker
    A recent decision by Justice Martin Ritholtz addresses a novel claim by one of two 50% LLC members for breach of fiduciary duty by a non-member designated by the operating agreement as tie-breaker to resolve member deadlock. It's in this…
  • Nov 21

    Court Finds No Breach of Operating Agreement, No Basis to Enjoin LLC Freeze-Out Merger

    Court Finds No Breach of Operating Agreement, No Basis to Enjoin LLC Freeze-Out Merger
    The LLC freeze-out merger has been referred to by one scholar as "hidden statutory expulsion." In a decision last month featured in this week's New York Business Divorce, Manhattan Commercial Division Justice Charles Ramos refused to enjoin a…
Rank this Week: 310

The Verdict

The Verdict

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

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Variable Length of Worker's Compensation Claim

    Variable Length of Worker's Compensation Claim
    Many clients ask how long it will take for their worker's compensation claim to be completed, when they will get their money, and when they will be done with the process.  Unfortunately there is never a good answer to this question,…
  • Nov 30

    The Big Yellow School Bus - Driving into a stopped car

    The Big Yellow School Bus - Driving into a stopped car
    In what can only be described as “What were you doing?” a young man drives right into the rear of a stopped car as it waits for the school bus to move. Wasn’t it big enough? Bright enough? Lights on? What did you need to see…
  • Nov 29

    The Adjuster Recorded Statement in a Single-Vehicle Crash

    The Adjuster Recorded Statement in a Single-Vehicle Crash
    Marion County, Iowa – November 15, 2016 at 17:36, which is 5:36 PM. We have a 22-year-old driving and it appears there is a 33 year-old passenger. This Mercury Tracer is heading west on Highway 163 at about the 42 mile marker when for…
Rank this Week: 317

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Dec 5

    How Substance Abuse Can Affect Parenting Time

    How Substance Abuse Can Affect Parenting Time
    Non-custodial parents are granted appropriate parenting time when it is in the best interests of the child. When a parent has a substance abuse problem, however, the appropriateness of parenting time is called into question.
  • Dec 2

    When Children Refuse Visitation

    When Children Refuse Visitation
    A good first step in getting past a child refusing visitation is to make sure you have legally enforceable parenting time.
  • Dec 1

    Navigating a Custody Action as an Unmarried Parent

    Navigating a Custody Action as an Unmarried Parent
    When two parents are married when a child is born, paternity is self-evident. When two parents are unmarried, however, paternity must be formally established for custody to be determined.
Rank this Week: 273

Harris Law Blog

Harris Law Blog

Covers car accidents, commercial truck accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death lawsuits, child sex abuse and other child injuries.

http://harrisjustice.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Wrongful Death Suit | Fort Myers Florida

    Wrongful Death Suit | Fort Myers Florida
    A wrongful death suit is used to provide you and family compensation and financial stability moving forward. I know your loss and depth of your pain. Let me help. I provide prompt, hands-on service while we fight for what you deserve. I'm an…
  • Dec 4

    Wrongful Death Lawyers | Fort Myers Florida

    Wrongful Death Lawyers | Fort Myers Florida
    I know your despair and grief. Anyone who loses a loved one knows and shares your pain. When your family member dies due to needless mistakes, the pain is even more intense. As Fort Myers wrongful death lawyers, we're here for you. I…
  • Dec 4

    Cape Coral Accident | Lee County Florida

    Cape Coral Accident | Lee County Florida
    Your Cape Coral accident has left you high and dry. You are stressed, strained, and suffering. You don't have to stand alone against big insurance companies. I'm an experienced Lee County accident attorney who helps injured persons like you…
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California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 224

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • Dec 4

    Tightening Choke Point's Noose On The Way Out

    Tightening Choke Point's Noose On The Way Out
    In an article entitled "One Last Gasp from Operation Choke Point?," the American Banker's Kevin Wack relates (paid subscription required) several recent instances where payday lenders have been cut off by their banks due to pressure…
  • Nov 29

    Gentle Ben Lands At HUD

    Gentle Ben Lands At HUD
    “Every now and then when your life gets complicated and the weasels start closing in, the only cure is to load up on heinous chemicals and then drive like a bastard from Hollywood to Las Vegas ... with the music...
  • Nov 20

    Will Jeff Jolt The Pot Biz?

    Will Jeff Jolt The Pot Biz?
    With this month's elections having doubled the number of states that permit recreational marijuana use (the grand total stands at eight, plus the District of Columbia), the choice of the new US Attorney General is important to those…
Rank this Week: 269

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process under the Bankruptcy Code: Relevant Provisions Notified

    Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process under the Bankruptcy Code: Relevant Provisions Notified
    [The following guest post is contributed by Shikha Bansal, under the aegis of Vinod Kothari & Company. She can be contacted at Shikhabansal2610@gmail.com]The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, by way of Notification no. S.O. 3594(E) dated 30…
  • Dec 4

    Comparative Paper on Corporate Purpose

    Comparative Paper on Corporate Purpose
    Professor Afra Afsharipour has posted on SSRN a paper titled “Redefining Corporate Purpose: An International Perspective”, the abstract of which is as follows:Over the past decade, corporate law in India has begun a reform journey…
  • Dec 4

    Protection of Financial Consumers under the Indian Financial Code

    Protection of Financial Consumers under the Indian Financial Code
    [The following guest post is contributed by Sharada Krishnamurthy, LLM student, National University of Singapore and Gokul Ashok Thampi, final year BSL LLB student, ILS Law College, Pune]IntroductionExisting financial regulation in India has…
Rank this Week: 266

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

Covers Rhode Island divorce and family law. By Chris Pearsall.

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
  • Dec 4

    Should Divorce Be Illegal? - A Unique Quora Question

    Should Divorce Be Illegal? - A Unique Quora Question
    Isn't marriage supposed to be sacred? Then Shouldn't Divorce be Illegal? - Discovery one lawyers thoughts as he answers a Quora question. Share your thoughts.
  • Dec 2

    What is the Best Way to Beat Child Support?

    What is the Best Way to Beat Child Support?
    Discover the Answer to Whether You Can or Should try to Beat Child Support when you are a natural or adoptive parent of a minor child. Justifications may exist ... but reasons or explanations never suffice... Why?
  • Nov 21

    Can my ex-spouse sign me up to be billed for childcare without my permission?

    Can my ex-spouse sign me up to be billed for childcare without my permission?
    Can Your Ex-Spouse Sign You Up to Pay Costs of a RI Childcare Provider? - Find Out if a Family Court Order allows your ex-spouse to sign you up to be billed for your share of child care costs. A little knowledge goes a long away.
Rank this Week: 216

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 358

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 437

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/
  • Dec 4

    Princess Cruises Pollution Cover-Up: What Did the Executives Know?

    Princess Cruises Pollution Cover-Up: What Did the Executives Know?
    The $40,000,000 fine levied against Princess Cruises last week raises the issue of what cruise executives knew about the illegal dumping of oil-contaminated waste from the Caribbean Princess cruise ship and the other illegal practices which…
  • Dec 1

    Deliberate Dumping, Cover-Up and Lies: DOJ Fines Princess Cruises $40,000,000

    Deliberate Dumping, Cover-Up and Lies: DOJ Fines Princess Cruises $40,000,000
    Multiple news sources are reporting that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will fine Princess Cruises a record $40,000,000 for polluting the seas and trying to cover it up. Princess Cruises will plead guilty to seven felony charges of…
  • Nov 29

    Passenger Alleges Sexual Assault on Explorer of the Sea

    Passenger Alleges Sexual Assault on Explorer of the Sea
    News 7 in Australia reports today that a cruise passenger on a Royal Caribbean ship arriving in Sydney, Australia alleges that she was a victim of sexual assault by another passenger during the cruise.     The news account states…
Rank this Week: 231

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Dec 4

    Legal Writing Institute One Day Workshop

    Legal Writing Institute One Day Workshop
    There's still time to attend a Legal Writing Insitute One-Day Workshop this year. Here's the list of the remaining programs: Brooklyn Law School (Dec. 10th) Drake Law School (Dec. 8th) Lewis & Clark (Dec. 10th) Touro Law Center (Dec.…
  • Nov 27

    Reminder: Nominations for the Penny Pether Law and Language Scholarship Award

    Reminder: Nominations for the Penny Pether Law and Language Scholarship Award
    A passionate advocate for interdisciplinary scholarship in law, literature, and language, Penelope J. Pether (1957-2013) was Professor of Law at Villanova University School of Law and former Professor of Law and Director of Legal Rhetoric at…
  • Nov 16

    Hiring at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston

    Hiring at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston
    Northeastern University School of Law is seeking applicants for Assistant/Associate Teaching Professors, a full-time faculty position teaching legal research and writing, and legal skills beginning July 1, 2017. The Assistant/Associate…
Rank this Week: 394

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Dec 3

    My 2016 Clawbies Nomination

    My 2016 Clawbies Nomination
    What’s a Clawbie?  You can click here for a lengthy explanation, or if you want to skip all that pesky reading what you really need to know is that Clawbies are annual law blog awards handed out following a top secret meeting…
  • Nov 28

    $100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic PTSD

    $100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic PTSD
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for post traumatic stress disorder as a result of a vehicle collision. In today’s case, (Harmati v. Williams) the Plaintiff was…
  • Nov 27

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Persistent Neck and Back Injurie

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Persistent Neck and Back Injurie
    Reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for persistent back and neck injuries. In the recent case (Lally v. He) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2011 intersection collision…
Rank this Week: 339

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Passengers Sue Cruise Lines for Personal Injury, Death

    Passengers Sue Cruise Lines for Personal Injury, Death
    Cruises are a popular vacation option for those who want to relax, not worry too much about organizing the details. However, what many people don’t understand is that when they are on a cruise, they are in muddy legal territory in which…
  • Nov 29

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn
    There is a lot of anxiety that comes along with being a new parent. One of those sources of anxiety shouldn’t be the doctors and nurses trusted to take care of your baby. Unfortunately, severe birth injuries and infant deaths caused by…
  • Nov 29

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Alleges NICU Nurse Injured Newborn
    There is a lot of anxiety that comes along with being a new parent. One of those sources of anxiety shouldn’t be the doctors and nurses trusted to take care of your baby. Unfortunately, severe birth injuries and infant deaths caused by…
Rank this Week: 245

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Top 5 Reasons to Quickly file for your citizenship.

    Top 5 Reasons to Quickly file for your citizenship.
    With the immigrants’ fear soaring after the U.S elections, we are recommending to people who are eligible to file for their U.S citizenship to actually move forward with their applications. The five reasons stated below are just few of…
  • Nov 23

    Is Trump present silence on immigration the calm before the storm?

    Is Trump present silence on immigration the calm before the storm?
    Many have started to see hope in the words of President Donald Trump messages because he failed to actually pursue some of his ‘inflaming promises’ on the campaign. For example he is not going to try to go after Hillary Clinton…
  • Nov 22

    Has Donald Trump Shifted Position on Immigration?

    Has Donald Trump Shifted Position on Immigration?
    On his surprise address, on November 21 2016, President Donald Trump made a sharp turn on his priorities. He mentioned that he will be focusing on visa programs which take jobs from American workers. Trump will ask Department of Labor (DOL)…
Rank this Week: 286

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Dec 2

    What Is Justifiable Homicide?

    What Is Justifiable Homicide?
    Are you being charged with murder? It may have been justifiable homicide (NRS 200.120). Read on to get a good understanding of what that means. In the eyes of many, the commission of homicide for any reason is an unforgivable act. These…
  • Nov 25

    Can I file a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of a Deceased Family Member?

    Can I file a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of a Deceased Family Member?
    When a person has died through the fault or negligence of someone or something else, do members of his or her immediate family have any legal recourse? In most cases, the answer is yes. Every state in the union gives surviving family members…
  • Nov 21

    Can I Sue the Government for a Personal Injury?

    Can I Sue the Government for a Personal Injury?
    If you suffer a personal injury from a fall down the stairs or take a header on run-down private property, you know what your legal options are. What happens, though, when your accident occurs on or around a county-owned building or results…
Rank this Week: 274

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

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

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Dec 2

    1L Diversity Scholarship

    1L Diversity Scholarship
    Arent Fox is seeking applications for its annual Diversity Scholarship Program. The New York office will award one first-year law student $20,000 ($10,000 to be awarded during their 1L summer, $5,000 to be awarded upon…
  • Dec 1

    Would Mandatory Paid Childcare Leave Make US #1?

    Would Mandatory Paid Childcare Leave Make US #1?
    I discovered two things today --- seemingly independent but connected, I think.  These things are important for all women, those with children and those who love the children of others, and they are important to me. First of all, I read…
  • Nov 29

    Ms. JD Chats: Law Firm 1L Program

    Ms. JD Chats: Law Firm 1L Program
    First year hiring is open! Join Ms. JD and our panel of esteemed lawyers and diversity professionals on Thursday, December 15th at 3:00 PM ET for a discussion of their law firm's 1L hiring programs, including their specific diversity…
Rank this Week: 336