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California Condo & HOA Law…

California Condo & HOA Law Blog

Covers affordable housing, elections, collections, boards and committees. By Beth Grimm.

http://communityassociations.net/cacondoguru/
  • Jul 4

    GIVING PROXIES IN AN HOA OR CONDO – IS IT LEGAL?

    GIVING PROXIES IN AN HOA OR CONDO – IS IT LEGAL?
    It’s summer time, a time for some summertime blogs. A time for vacation, yay! So what kind of problems arise in a homeowners association because of vacations?   One question
  • Jun 7

    ANNUAL MEETING IN AN HOA – IS ONE REQUIRED?

    ANNUAL MEETING IN AN HOA – IS ONE REQUIRED?
    ANNUAL MEETING IN AN HOA – IS ONE REQUIRED? A manager recently said to me: “I was under the impression the term “annual meeting” was obsolete now due to the
  • May 6

    Clotheslines Are On the HOA Radar!

    Clotheslines Are On the HOA Radar!
    Clotheslines – Don’t Get in a Bind About Them Clotheslines are becoming a big issue in HOAs (this I perceived 3 years ago when I first wrote this blog). Many
Rank this Week: 606

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Jul 4

    Injustice Spawned by the 851 Federal Repeat Drug Offender Enhancement

    Injustice Spawned by the 851 Federal Repeat Drug Offender Enhancement
    Despite recent changes in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and new policies regarding drug sentencing issued by the Department of Justice, sentences in federal drug case remain draconian. Section 841 of Title 18, United States Code, sets…
  • Jul 3

    Sloppy Police Work, Good Lawyering Leads to Suppression of Evidence in Child Porn Case

    Sloppy Police Work, Good Lawyering Leads to Suppression of Evidence in Child Porn Case
    Whether Yuri Bershchansky possessed child pornography in November 2010 in violation of Section 2252 (a) (4) (B) and (b) (2) of Title 28, United States Code, will never be truly known. Why? The Department of Homeland Security, in its…
  • Jul 3

    Supreme Court Takes on Bath Salts and Analogue Drug Act

    Supreme Court Takes on Bath Salts and Analogue Drug Act
    Before 2011, few in this country had heard about “bath salts”—a synthetic drug which mimics amphetamine-like stimulants. In 2009, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration estimated that more than 20 million Americans used an…
Rank this Week: 791

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

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

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jul 4

    Catching Up

    Catching Up
    So I've been off the grid for a few weeks, and of course after months of little to talk about, the world gave us a bounty of stories about financial distress, and related topics, each of which would merit its...
  • Jul 2

    Madden v. Marine Midland Funding

    Madden v. Marine Midland Funding
    In a recent case called Madden v. Marine Midland Funding, the Second Circuit ruled that a loan owned by a debt collector violated New York's usury statute. The loan had been originally made by a national bank and was subsequently...
  • Jun 30

    Notifying Potential Claimants in Diocese Chapter 11 Case

    Notifying Potential Claimants in Diocese Chapter 11 Case
    Since 2004, 12 Catholic dioceses have filed under Chapter 11. The latest case is that of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, which filed in January 2015. The claims bar date is set for August 3. How should the...
Rank this Week: 617

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jul 4

    Nat Turner Project. Org

    Nat Turner Project. Org
    Here's another way to celebrate July Fourth -- by reading about Nat Turner's rebellion. Today a new website on the Nat Turner rebellion has gone live -- you may recall that Turner first planned his rebellion for July Fourth, 1831....
  • Jul 3

    Independence Day: Bayard Rustin's Childhood Home

    Independence Day: Bayard Rustin's Childhood Home
    In thinking about what I wanted to talk about for July Fourth this year, I had a bunch of candidates. The contrarian in me wanted to put up something on "what to the slave was the magna carta" -- but...
  • Jul 3

    Empathy and the Constitution

    Empathy and the Constitution
    In an op-ed in the Boston Globe, Kent Greenfield argues that the key difference between Justice Kennedy’s opinion in Obergefell v, Hodges and the dissent of Chief Justice Roberts is that Kennedy has empathy and Roberts does not. In…
Rank this Week: 899

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 4

    Seabright Ins. Co. v. Lopez – Work-Related Car Accident

    Seabright Ins. Co. v. Lopez – Work-Related Car Accident
    In most car accidents, injured persons or survivors of those deceased may seek compensation from the at-fault driver’s insurance company or, in some cases, their own through uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. But in cases where…
  • Jul 2

    Lopez v. U.S. – Injury Crash Involving Postal Worker

    Lopez v. U.S. – Injury Crash Involving Postal Worker
    A car accident victim sued the federal government under the Federal Tort Claims Act after he was injured as a passenger in a vehicle struck from behind by a postal truck. In Lopez v. U.S., before the U.S. court of Appeals for the Eighth…
  • Jun 30

    Auto Makers Fight Deadly Distraction Problem With Technology

    Auto Makers Fight Deadly Distraction Problem With Technology
    A school bus driver who was texting was the cause of a deadly December 2014 crash that killed two students and a teacher’s aid, according to a recently-released report filed at the conclusion of a six-month investigation into the crash.…
Rank this Week: 829

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 552

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

Covers law, technology, economics and history. By Nick Szabo.

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    The Greek financial mess; and some ways Bitcoin might help

    The Greek financial mess; and some ways Bitcoin might help
    Many years of government debt buildup in Greece has ultimately resulted, in the last few days, in a political and financial maelstrom.  The political maelstrom includes demonstrates in the runup to a referendum on obscure…
  • May 25

    Small-game fallacie

    Small-game fallacie
    A small-game fallacy occurs when game theorists, economists, or others trying to apply game-theoretic or microeconomic techniques to real-world problems, posit a simple, and thus cognizable, interaction, under a very limited and precise set…
  • Dec 11

    The dawn of trustworthy computing

    The dawn of trustworthy computing
    When we currently use a smart phone or a laptop on a cell network or the Internet, the other end of these interactions typically run on other solo computers, such as web servers. Practically all of these machines have architectures that were…
Rank this Week: 564

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, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 914

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    English Law Commission Consultation on New Sentencing Code

    English Law Commission Consultation on New Sentencing Code
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy post of January 26, 2015 entitled English Law Commission Launches Project to Codify Sentencing Procedure.On July 1, 2015, the law Commission of England launched its first consultation in its project to…
  • Jul 3

    July 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter

    July 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The July 2015 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
  • Jul 2

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice June 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice June 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter
    The non-profit Canadian Forum on Access to Justice (CFCJ) has been publishing a monthly newsletter about Access to Justice since early 2013. The latest issue of the newsletter includes:a report on the research project Paralegals, the Cost…
Rank this Week: 566

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Criminal Issues Associated with July 4th Celebration

    Criminal Issues Associated with July 4th Celebration
    Our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert hope you have an enjoyable and safe July 4th Weekend spent with friends and family. While the 4th of July - which marks the birth of the…
  • Jun 30

    Federal Hiring Rules vs. State Marijuana Law

    Federal Hiring Rules vs. State Marijuana Law
    In many states across the country, marijuana use is becoming more and more accepted; laws in various states now allow recreational and/or medical use of marijuana or have eased the penalties associated with using the drug once criminalized…
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court Approves Continued Use of Problematic Execution Drug

    Supreme Court Approves Continued Use of Problematic Execution Drug
    Yesterday, in the case of Glossip v. Gross, the United States Supreme Court ruled against three death row inmates who were seeking to prevent the use of a certain lethal injection drug that can cause excruciating pain. The majority opinion,…
Rank this Week: 944

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Focuses on career and marketing issues facing associates or partners. By Stephen Seckler.

http://www.seckler.com/blog/
  • Jul 3

    Second Thoughts on Winning the In-house Lottery

    Second Thoughts on Winning the In-house Lottery
    In the past 18 years, I have spoken to thousands of law firm associates about their career concerns.  While there are a number of themes that are common (concerns about long and unpredictable hours, difficult clients, concerns about not…
  • Feb 25

    Building Your Practice Through Non-Profit or Civic Involvement

    Building Your Practice Through Non-Profit or Civic Involvement
    There are many ways to build your reputation as a lawyer and cultivate relationships that can turn into referral sources.  The important thing is to stay involved in activities you enjoy, otherwise, you will find yourself making excuses…
  • Jan 22

    It’s Never too Late to Set New Goal

    It’s Never too Late to Set New Goal
    If you are like most of your colleagues, the New Year has come and gone and so have your New Year’s Resolutions.  Change is hard and in the high pressured field of law, resolving to spend more time on non-billable work may be…
Rank this Week: 412

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Jul 3

    Five things I’m thankful for this Fourth of July

    Five things I’m thankful for this Fourth of July
    1.     For the great risk and sacrifice our Founding Fathers took to establish the country.  When learning about the Founding Fathers in high school history class I did not have a perspective about the risks the…
  • Jul 1

    July 1 is here: Is your company compliant with California’s paid sick leave requirements?

    July 1 is here: Is your company compliant with California’s paid sick leave requirements?
    July 1 is here – the deadline for California employers to begin offering up to three days or 24 hours of paid sick leave.  Here is a short three-minute video from a recent presentation I conducted discussing some common questions…
  • Jun 30

    Presentation: General rules to comply with California’s paid sick leave law

    Presentation: General rules to comply with California’s paid sick leave law
    I’ll be posting some short clips of a recent presentation I conducted on complying with California’s paid sick leave law.  In this first video, I discuss some general rules California employers need to consider to comply with…
Rank this Week: 736

Krebs Law Firm Blog

Krebs Law Firm Blog

Provides information to injury victims in Southwest Missouri. By Jason Krebs.

http://www.krebslawoffice.com/blog/
  • Jul 3

    4 tips for testifying at your Missouri Social Security Disability hearing

    4 tips for testifying at your Missouri Social Security Disability hearing
    I have 4 tips for testifying at your Missouri Social Security Disability hearing: Be prepared, Be consistent, Be responsive and Be truthful!! These sound obvious but these 4 tips are probably the most useful information you can have when…
  • Jul 3

    Why Most Missouri and Arkansas Social Security Disability Applicants DO NOT receive Disability Benefit

    Why Most Missouri and Arkansas Social Security Disability Applicants DO NOT receive Disability Benefit
    Learn the 3 Reasons Why Most Missouri and Arkansas Social Security Disability Applicants DO NOT receive Disability Benefits (And Learn How YOU can avoid them) With this Free 3 Page Report Inside you’ll learn: What many Disability…
  • Jul 2

    8 things you can do to improve your Missouri disability case

    8 things you can do to improve your Missouri disability case
    Here are 8 things you can do to improve your Missouri disability case 1. Complete and return any forms SSA or your Missouri disability lawyer provides to you as fast as possible. Most people don’t realize how important to attorneys…
Rank this Week: 753

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/
  • Jul 3

    People v. Vukodinovich (Cal. Ct. App. - June 29, 2015)

    People v. Vukodinovich (Cal. Ct. App. - June 29, 2015)
    It's the day before July 4.  So everyone's on holiday.  (Except for most lawyers, of course.)  Which means no new opinions.But as we head into the holiday, let's just send a simple message.  You'd think that you wouldn't…
  • Jul 2

    Valley Crest Landscape Development, inc. v. Mission Pools (Cal. Ct. App. - July 2, 2015)

    Valley Crest Landscape Development, inc. v. Mission Pools (Cal. Ct. App. - July 2, 2015)
    How much do you think this fact pattern settles for:"The St. Regis is a resort facility located in Dana Point and is owned by CPH Monarch Hotel, LLC (CPH). . . . On September 15, 2007, Epp dived into the shallow end of one the swimming…
  • Jul 1

    Santos v. Brown (Cal. Ct. App. - July 1, 2015)

    Santos v. Brown (Cal. Ct. App. - July 1, 2015)
    The Court of Appeal publishes this opinion today.  And it's relentless.  Relentless.  Seriously. Relentless.Justice Hull lets you know at the very outset that we're not just talking about any defendant.  He lets you know…
Rank this Week: 518

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Jul 3

    Would you hire you?

    Would you hire you?
    I’ve got a question for you. Something for you to ponder over this weekend. Don’t just answer and move on, give this a bit of thought because it is important. The question is, “Would you hire you?” Knowing what you…
  • Jul 2

    If The Three Stooges managed your law firm

    If The Three Stooges managed your law firm
    “Moe, Larry the Cheese!” If that puts a smile on your face and brings back memories of your silliness-obsessed youth, welcome to my world. If you don’t get the reference, I’ll meet you in Niagara Falls. I confess, as a…
  • Jul 1

    Imagine there’s no Internet. It’s easy if you try.

    Imagine there’s no Internet. It’s easy if you try.
    If the Internet didn’t exist, how would you go about marketing your services? Think about this for minute or two. Write down some ideas. Go ahead. I’ll wait. If you were around before the Internet, you can probably…
Rank this Week: 398

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Arrests Spike on July 4th Holiday

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Arrests Spike on July 4th Holiday
    This Independence Day, travel experts estimate some 35 million people are going to travel by car to BBQs, pools, beaches, parades and firework shows. Many people celebrate these occasions with booze. In fact, authorities say in 2013,…
  • Jun 29

    Report: South Florida Communities May Lower Marijuana Possession Penaltie

    Report: South Florida Communities May Lower Marijuana Possession Penaltie
    A number of cities are weighing local proposals to reduce the penalties for low-level possession of marijuana. The measures would effectively decriminalize possessing the drug in small amounts for personal possession. So far, council…
  • Jun 27

    Hodgkins v. State - Florida Murder Conviction Overturned

    Hodgkins v. State - Florida Murder Conviction Overturned
    A man convicted of murder will soon be released after the Florida Supreme Court ordered the lower court to enter acquittal, upon finding DNA evidence of defendant's DNA under victim's fingernails was not enough proof of guilt. The court…
Rank this Week: 941

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
  • Jul 3

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Patient Suicide, or Attempted Suicide

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Patient Suicide, or Attempted Suicide
    Patients in psychiatric hospitals or in psychiatric units of medical centers have to go to regular hospital floors when they have physical ailments that need medical attention. Medical and surgical units are not equipped to handle psychotic…
  • Jul 2

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Air Embolism

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Air Embolism
    Air embolism is a pocket of air in the veins through an intravenous line. The intravenous infusion apparatus is supposed to be a closed system with fluids only. However, air invariably gets into the tubing every time it is connected to a…
  • Jul 1

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Contamination of Devices and Medication

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Contamination of Devices and Medication
    One of the most common and deadly hospital acquired infections occurs from the use of contaminated devices, drugs and biological materials. Many of the treatments provided in hospitals require the insertion of medical devices for monitoring…
Rank this Week: 790

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Jul 3

    State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Earl – Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

    State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Earl – Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit
    Auto insurance companies often will not pay an insured what is owed under uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage provisions without a fight.  Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage is coverage paid for by the insured in the event he…
  • Jul 1

    Ex parte Quality Carriers, Inc. – Two Dead After Truck Collides With Stalled Vehicle

    Ex parte Quality Carriers, Inc. – Two Dead After Truck Collides With Stalled Vehicle
    Two passengers who sat in the back seat of a Crown Victoria had three strikes against them.  In the first place, they were in a vehicle that had not been properly maintained, and thus suffered mechanical problems. In the second place,…
  • Jun 27

    Minden v. Atain Specialty Ins. Co. – Bar Fight Liability Lawsuit

    Minden v. Atain Specialty Ins. Co. – Bar Fight Liability Lawsuit
    When criminal attacks occur, we expect there will be a criminal case against those responsible. However, in many cases, there may be a civil claim for liability not only against the attacker, but also against the property owner. Under…
Rank this Week: 842

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Boy Injured After SUV Drives onto Basketball Court

    Boy Injured After SUV Drives onto Basketball Court
    Parents are focused on protecting their children year-round, no matter the activities in which the child is engaged. Some regular functions involve a level of risk that most parents are aware exists - the best example of this remains the use…
  • Jul 2

    Crash Near Illinois Boarder Leaves 1 Dead

    Crash Near Illinois Boarder Leaves 1 Dead
    Car accidents are such a serious and pervasive threat to the safety of motorists in America that the trends associated with them are monitored closely. Numerous federal and independent agencies record data related to car crashes so that the…
  • Jul 1

    Celebrate Safely over 4th of July Weekend

    Celebrate Safely over 4th of July Weekend
    Every year, thousands of visitors flock to Chicago over the 4th of July weekend to celebrate the anniversary of America's independence in one of the greatest cities in the nation. With the world-class fireworks display at Navy Pier and the…
Rank this Week: 345

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Jul 3

    The big bad wolf to the . . . rescue?

    The big bad wolf to the . . . rescue?
    If you work in technology, the big bad wolf can be your best friend. Read below to find out why. A few days ago, the U.S. Supreme court denied Google's appeal from a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit which…
  • Jul 2

    Senator Grassley Letter Asks Tough Questions on Law Enforcement Use of Spyware

    Senator Grassley Letter Asks Tough Questions on Law Enforcement Use of Spyware
      This letter is pretty remarkable.  It is already beginning to attract some attention. It is interesting from the perspective of both the general subject matter...   "I am writing in regard to the Federal Bureau of…
  • Jul 2

    June 2015 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project

    June 2015 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project
    June 2015 in Retrospect is available here: http://www.internetjurisdiction.net/observatory/retrospect/2015-june/ Retrospect is the monthly newsletter of the Internet & Jurisdiction Project - a global multi-stakeholder dialogue…
Rank this Week: 499

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    TV Anchors Making DUI News [Themselves]

    TV Anchors Making DUI News [Themselves]
    When you report the news—whether you’re describing a fire in Chicago or a high-profile arrest for DUI in Los Angeles—you don’t want to end up as a story on the 6 p.m. broadcast. But that’s just what’s…
  • Jun 29

    Police and the DUI Driver and the City

    Police and the DUI Driver and the City
    Police officers are constantly on the lookout for drivers whom they can charge with a DUI in Los Angeles. So the last thing that impaired motorists usually want to do is to call attention to themselves and their driving. But in two recent…
  • Jun 24

    Los Angeles DUI Cases in Question

    Los Angeles DUI Cases in Question
    Hundreds of drivers found guilty of a Los Angeles DUI are getting another (unwelcome) day in court. An investigation by county prosecutors and the FBI has revealed that a former court clerk may have fixed as many as 1,000 DUI and other…
Rank this Week: 793

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
  • Jul 3

    Visiting faculty at the top six law schools, 2015-16, 3rd draft

    Visiting faculty at the top six law schools, 2015-16, 3rd draft
    As I've done in the past, I'm posting a list of the visiting professors (who hold university appointments elsewhere) at the top six law schools,...
  • Jul 2

    Lateral hires with tenure (or equivalent), 2015-16

    Lateral hires with tenure (or equivalent), 2015-16
    These are appointments that will take effect in 2016; I will move the list to the front at various intervals as new additions come in....
  • Jun 29

    Judge Posner on the same-sex marriage decision

    Judge Posner on the same-sex marriage decision
    This line from his commentary was particularly funny: The chief justice criticizes the majority for “order[ing] the transformation of a social institution that has formed...
Rank this Week: 462

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jul 3

    Five Tips to Stay Safe This 4th Of July

    Five Tips to Stay Safe This 4th Of July
    What’s a better way to start the summer than celebrating with friends and family! Every year on the Fourth of July families and friends get together and celebrate with a cookout and fireworks. While these events can be a lot of fun for…
  • Jul 2

    Has Your Water Bottle Been Recalled Because of E.Coli?

    Has Your Water Bottle Been Recalled Because of E.Coli?
    Recently it has been announced that Niagara Bottling LLC, a family- owned bottling company has issued a voluntary recall due to the possibility of an E. coli contamination. The company urges consumers to either avoid drinking the water or to…
  • Jul 1

    One Hundred And Thirty New Laws Just Took Effect In Florida: Here Is What You Need To Know

    One Hundred And Thirty New Laws Just Took Effect In Florida: Here Is What You Need To Know
    As of today, July 1, 2015 there are 130 new laws that were produced by the Legislature this year in both regular and special sessions.  For the year there were a total of 239 bills sent to Governor Rick Scott and he only vetoed 7 of…
Rank this Week: 290

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Jul 3

    Jr. Faculty Scholarship Exchange--ASPers are welcome!

    Jr. Faculty Scholarship Exchange--ASPers are welcome!
    UMass Law School will be hosting our 3rd Jr. Faculty Scholarship Exchange this fall. I strongly recommend ASPer's who have a work-in-progress to attend. I participated last year, and the experience was invaluable. Feedback from colleagues…
  • Jul 2

    In order to pass the bar exam you must believe in yourself

    In order to pass the bar exam you must believe in yourself
    The bar exam is the last test you will ever take. You’ve been preparing for it since the first day of law school. The foundation is built and these weeks of focused study help solidify what you’ve learned over the...
  • Jul 1

    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Director of Bar Preparation

    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Director of Bar Preparation
    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Director of Bar Preparation University of Detroit Mercy School of Law seeks applicants to direct and expand its bar preparation program. The Director of Bar Preparation will administer and assess the…
Rank this Week: 998

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

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

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Jul 3

    The Perils of Travel, or Welcome to Batam

    The Perils of Travel, or Welcome to Batam
    Ling Yong Nam, a Singaporean national under indictment in the United States, will be extradited to the United States after a ruling by a court in Batam, Indonesia. Lim is accused of having arranged the shipment of radio modules from the…
  • Jun 30

    OFAC Sets Mousetrap; Company Takes Cheese

    OFAC Sets Mousetrap; Company Takes Cheese
    The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) recently announced a fine of $391,500 agreed to by John Bean Technologies, a maker of aircraft ground support equipment, to settle charges that it violated the U.S. economic sanctions…
  • Jun 26

    Hostage Ransom Policy Leaves OFAC a Free Hand to Fine Familie

    Hostage Ransom Policy Leaves OFAC a Free Hand to Fine Familie
    We reported earlier this week on an anticipated policy announcement by the White House that would permit families of hostage victims to pay ransoms to the captors without fear of prosecution by the federal government. Of course, we wondered…
Rank this Week: 321

The Law Offices of Gordon P.…

The Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark

Covers art, entertainment law, film finance and intellectual property.

http://firemark.com
  • Jul 3

    On liberty and independence

    On liberty and independence
    On this Independence Day weekend, I'm reflecting on the brave men who, in 1776, stood up to authority of the King of England and declared their (our) independence, beginning to craft a new nation founded on principles of liberty and justice…
  • Jun 25

    Entertainment Law Update Podcast 64

    Entertainment Law Update Podcast 64
    The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located…
  • Jun 19

    Gordon Firemark presenting podcast law workshop

    Gordon Firemark presenting podcast law workshop
    I’m speaking at Podcast Movement 2015! The conference is being held in Fort Worth, Texas July 30th through August 1st, and it’s a must-attend for podasting pros and beginners alike! My workshop is entited: “The Law and the…
Rank this Week: 284

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Jul 3

    New York City’s Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings is seeking individuals to serve on its Contract Dispute Resolution Board panel

    New York City’s Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings is seeking individuals to serve on its Contract Dispute Resolution Board panel
    New York City’s Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings [OATH} is accepting applications from qualified persons who would like to serve on Contract Dispute Resolution Board (CDRB) panels. Each CDRB panel consists of an OATH ALJ, as…
  • Jul 2

    Captains Are Not Supervisor

    Captains Are Not Supervisor
    The Board recently held in Cook Inlet Tug & Barge, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 111 (2015), that captains of tugboats are not supervisors. Despite arguments by the company that the captains are supervisors because they exercise assignment authority…
  • Jun 27

    New Edition of Randall & Randall The Discipline Book

    New Edition of Randall & Randall The Discipline Book
    The Randalls just updated their treatise entitled The Discipline Book. The 2015 edition is available in both a softcover and an e-book format. The URL is http://booklocker.com/books/5215.html Both versions are now 458 pages to accommodate the…
Rank this Week: 235

Maryland Injury Attorney Blog

Maryland Injury Attorney Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and recent verdict updates. By Butschky & Butschky, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Heavy Maryland Traffic Predicted for July 4 — Deadliest Day for Car Accident

    Heavy Maryland Traffic Predicted for July 4 — Deadliest Day for Car Accident
    With its barbecues, beach trips and fireworks, everyone welcomes July 4 as the official start of summer. If you plan to hit the road in Maryland this holiday weekend — you’re not alone. AAA Mid-Atlantic predicts some 870,000…
  • Jun 10

    Maryland Drivers : Does Takata Air Bag Recall Include Your Vehicle?

    Maryland Drivers : Does Takata Air Bag Recall Include Your Vehicle?
    The Takata air bag recall we’ve been hearing about in the news is the most massive automotive safety recall in U.S. history, affecting an estimated 34 million vehicles and some two dozen brands. That means thousands of drivers in…
  • May 17

    Can’t Drive 65? Maryland Votes to Raise Speed Limit to 70 MPH

    Can’t Drive 65? Maryland Votes to Raise Speed Limit to 70 MPH
    Last month, the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation enabling the state to raise the speed limit on specified highways from 65 to 70 miles per hour. That comes as good news to those eager to put the pedal to the metal … and not…
Rank this Week: 825

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jul 3

    D. C. Bar Wants To Raise Dues Ceiling

    D. C. Bar Wants To Raise Dues Ceiling
    An announcement on the web page of the District of Columbia Bar should raise a concern for members that I have had for some time - that the recession-proof Bar is soaking its membership as it gorges at the spending...
  • Jul 2

    The Passage Of Time

    The Passage Of Time
    An attorney benefitted from his failure to report a federal conviction to bar authorities and, as a result, avoided automatic disbarment. The New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department accepted his resignation A federal…
  • Jul 2

    It's My Party

    It's My Party
    An attorney convicted of bribery and wire fraud has been disbarred by the New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department The respondent was convicted for his role in a bribery scheme to allow Malcolm A. Smith, a Democratic...
Rank this Week: 459

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Jul 3

    The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

    The Dangers of Drowsy Driving
    Drowsy driving is often referred to as “the third D” in the top three causes of automobile accidents. Drunk driving and distracted driving can be legally determined by certain clues. A Breathalyzer or sobriety test can alert law…
  • Jun 30

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?
    If you’ve been in a car accident, you have likely experienced multiple damages. Property damages, medical bills, emotional trauma, and lost wages can be overwhelming and expensive. Insurance exists to help offset or even fully cover…
  • Jun 26

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake
    In today’s medical world, doctors don’t always have the time that patients need. Technology and insurance have changed the medical landscape over the past few decades, some things for the better, and some, for the worse. To…
Rank this Week: 276

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jul 3

    SIFMA Unveils Cyber Securities Tip

    SIFMA Unveils Cyber Securities Tip
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:A single security breach can have detrimental effects on a small advisory firm. Small firms often face more difficulty as they lack resources or technical expertise to implement a sound…
  • Jul 2

    Adviser Wins Care Brought by SEC

    Adviser Wins Care Brought by SEC
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:A houston-based firm has won a rare victory against the SEC in a case focused on advisers, accepting payments from brokerage firms.The SEC judge dismissed the allegations that the firm…
  • Jul 1

    Morgan Stanley Restructures Number of Management Role

    Morgan Stanley Restructures Number of Management Role
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:In its latest round of restructuring, Morgan Stanley has altered the number of management roles at their branch, complex and regional levels. The top positions affected are Associate Complex…
Rank this Week: 297

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 551

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

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

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jul 3

    Court Holiday.

    Court Holiday.
  • Jul 2

    Contracts and damages for lost profits.

    Contracts and damages for lost profits.
    Practice point:  Where a plaintiff seeks to recover damages for lost profits, those profits must be within the parties' contemplation at the time the contract was entered into. While they must be proven with reasonable certainty, damages…
  • Jul 1

    A fall on wet bus steps.

    A fall on wet bus steps.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division reversed the trial court and dismissed this action in which plaintiff allegedly was injured when he slipped and fell on the wet steps of defendant's bus as he was exiting its front door. At his…
Rank this Week: 336

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jul 3

    A hot week

    A hot week
    Well, the weather was hot. I'll leave it to you to decide whether my posts on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were:Special treatment - Why are lawyers being singled out for special treatment by the Government?Rocket…
  • Jun 29

    Disappointing government mediation data highlights role of judges in boosting take-up

    Disappointing government mediation data highlights role of judges in boosting take-up
    The family court system has an ace to play to help salvage government plans to increase the take-up of family mediation, says a leading family charity after new official data showed mediation has yet to return to pre-legal aid cut levels.New…
  • Jun 26

    [Insert post title here]

    [Insert post title here]
    Posts attributed to me this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog included:Respecting the human rights of a terror suspect is not a sign of weakness, it is a sign of what makes us better - Well, that was my original…
Rank this Week: 487

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 273

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    T1267/10 : requête en réponse au mémoire de l'Opposante

    T1267/10 : requête en réponse au mémoire de l'Opposante
    La Titulaire-Requérante avait déposé la requête subsidiaire 2 en réponse au mémoire de recours de l'Opposante, également requérante. Dans cette requête, les caractéristiques…
  • Jun 30

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    A biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of developing therapeutic and diagnostic solutions in metabolic and inflammatory diseases, that notably affect the liver or the gastrointestinal system, GENFIT is seeking :  HEAD OF…
  • Jun 28

    T2536/12 : un mémoire de recours long, mais néanmoins insuffisant

    T2536/12 : un mémoire de recours long, mais néanmoins insuffisant
    Lors de la procédure orale devant la division d'opposition, la Titulaire avait retiré la requête principale et la requête subsidiaire 1 dont l'objet avait été jugé dépourvu respectivement…
Rank this Week: 325

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

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

http://www.saberderecho.com/
Rank this Week: 640

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers serious personal injury, wrongful death, and product liability. By Montross Miller Muller Mendelson & Kennedy, LLP

http://www.indianalawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 2

    Firework Safety is a Hot Topic

    Firework Safety is a Hot Topic
    There is nothing more thrilling that watching the night sky fill with the colors and sounds of a perfectly orchestrated 4th of July fireworks display. It is a brilliant reminder and celebration of our nation’s birth. In the hands of a…
  • Jun 25

    Driving with Pets: Are You Making A Serious Mistake?

    Driving with Pets: Are You Making A Serious Mistake?
    Driving around, with your dog unrestrained, unsecured, and with his head hanging out the window, is not only dangerous for him but also for you. Unfortunately, far too many dog owners think nothing of driving around without bothering to…
  • Jun 18

    Rhode Island Hospital Slapped with State's Largest Medical Malpractice Verdict

    Rhode Island Hospital Slapped with State's Largest Medical Malpractice Verdict
    A Rhode Island hospital has been ordered to pay $25 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit. It is the state's largest such verdict against a hospital in a case involving medical negligence. The verdict was handed down by a jury against the…
Rank this Week: 761

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
Rank this Week: 316

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Matthew D. Kaplan.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 2

    Oregon Truck Accidents May Have Links to Potentially Faulty Trailer Hitche

    Oregon Truck Accidents May Have Links to Potentially Faulty Trailer Hitche
    An article published yesterday in the Washington Post reported that since early last year the federal government has been “investigating a potentially high rate of trailer separations.” The research focuses specifically on a…
  • Jun 29

    Government and Google Team Up to Prevent Rail Crossing Accident

    Government and Google Team Up to Prevent Rail Crossing Accident
    Today the federal government is announcing a partnership with Google aimed at preventing accidents at railroad crossings, according to the New York Times. The newspaper reports that the Federal Railroad Administration will work with the tech…
  • Jun 28

    Oregon Car Crash Leaves One Dead Near Tillamook

    Oregon Car Crash Leaves One Dead Near Tillamook
    A three-vehicle Oregon car accident near Tillamook this weekend took the life of a 79 year old man from Aloha, Oregon in Washington County. The Oregonian, citing the Oregon State Police, reports that the accident took place on State Route 6…
Rank this Week: 824

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 2

    Fourth of July Road Danger

    Fourth of July Road Danger
    Fireworks are definitely dangerous, but they are not the only dangers to avoid this Fourth of July weekend. The roadways are especially hazardous during the summer holidays. When you are traveling to or from an Independence Day party this…
  • Jun 29

    Uber Facing $2 Million Lawsuit Following Assault of Teen Girl

    Uber Facing $2 Million Lawsuit Following Assault of Teen Girl
    The mother of a 13-year-old girl is suing Uber and one of its drivers after the driver was convicted of sexually assaulting the young girl earlier this year. The man convicted of sexual assault is a driver for Uber. The man drove a young teen…
  • Jun 19

    GM Adds More than 243,000 Cars to Takata Airbag Recall

    GM Adds More than 243,000 Cars to Takata Airbag Recall
    General Motors is adding more than 243,000 compact hatchbacks in the U.S. and Canada to the growing number of already recalled vehicles for airbags that can explode with too much force. The company said Friday that the expanded recall for…
Rank this Week: 915

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 2

    DUIs on the Fourth of July

    DUIs on the Fourth of July
    The Fourth of July is just days away and people all over Tampa Bay will be planning to attend various celebrations, or perhaps planning one of their own. As is the case with other holidays, Fourth of July festivities often involve the…
  • Jun 24

    John Stamos Booked for DUI

    John Stamos Booked for DUI
    John Stamos, the actor mostly known for his role as Uncle Jesse on televisions’ Full House, was arrested in Beverly Hills for DUI on June 12. According to reports, police began receiving phone calls that Friday evening reporting that a…
  • Jun 18

    Man with Child in Car Charged with DUI

    Man with Child in Car Charged with DUI
    A Lakeland man is accused of driving under the influence with a 4-year-old child in the car. The 40-year-old man was arrested early Saturday morning after a traffic stop in New Port Richey. According to the arrest report, the sheriff’s…
Rank this Week: 883

InnovaCounsel Blog

InnovaCounsel Blog

Covers legal and compliance issues faced by executives and general counsels.

http://innovacounsel.com/blog/
  • Jul 2

    The Process of Forming a Company

    The Process of Forming a Company
    When forming a business, there are a ton of legal hoops to jump through. There are federal and state business laws to which new businesses must adhere. Attorneys can help those wanting to start a business with first choosing the ……
  • Jun 24

    Dealing with Patent Lawsuit

    Dealing with Patent Lawsuit
    Patent lawsuits have become increasingly prevalent over the years. Many technology-based companies will encounter a patent infringement issue at some point no matter their size. When a company or business is hit with a threatening letter,…
  • Jun 16

    Consulting Contract

    Consulting Contract
    Sometimes companies are in need of a consultant to provide professional advice on a project. When creating a consulting contract, it should include certain requirements such as: An offer The acceptance Valid consideration Mutual asset A legal…
Rank this Week: 653

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    OH MY GOODNESS

    OH MY GOODNESS
    From NBC 6, video of Judge Mindy Glazer and a defendant who was her junior high school classmate. The two classmates bumped into each other at bond hearing. One was on the bench, one was wearing orange, the new black. The defendant was…
  • Jun 30

    JUDGE VICTORIA SIGLER HAS RETIRED

    JUDGE VICTORIA SIGLER HAS RETIRED
    We're losing one of the good gals. We first met Vicki Sigler when she was a no-nonsense -take no guff-PD who fought like hell for her clients, with a little bit of a  home-spun old time Florida accent.When she ran for the bench and…
  • Jun 28

    DISQUALIFIED!

    DISQUALIFIED!
    Before their ridiculous runs for the presidency, three of the GOP's finest (please don't think I am not being sarcastic), Bobby Jindal, Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee have disqualified themselves to be President.  The reason is simple, they…
Rank this Week: 533

Hearsay Culture

Hearsay Culture

KZSU-FM (Stanford) Tech/Law Talk Show. Hosted by Dave Levine.

http://www.hearsayculture.com
  • Jul 2

    Summer 2015 Schedule Posted!

    Summer 2015 Schedule Posted!
    The Summer 2015 schedule is posted! It’s a terrific group of guests, discussing topics ranging from legislative decision-making to control over robots. I look forward to chatting with them! Note: because I have several writing deadlines…
  • Jul 2

    Hearsay Culture now available on Stitcher!

    Hearsay Culture now available on Stitcher!
    If you’ve been paying attention to the links below recent show posts (and why wouldn’t you? Are you THAT busy?), you may have noticed a new link to Stitcher. For those who don’t know, Stitcher is a proprietary podcast…
  • Jul 2

    Show # 239 — Jacob Silverman, author of Terms of Service — posted

    Show # 239 — Jacob Silverman, author of Terms of Service — posted
    I’m pleased to post Show # 239, June 3, my interview with Jacob Silverman, author of Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection. Jacob has written an insightful critique of the costs associated with information…
Rank this Week: 500