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Cardozo Real Estate Law…

Cardozo Real Estate Law Association

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law's student run, real estate law association.

http://cardozorela.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 158

BlawgConomics

BlawgConomics

Explores the intersection of law and economics. By Joshua Sturtevant.

http://blawgconomics.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    The Problem with Libertarianism

    The Problem with Libertarianism
    Libertarianism has created some excitement among the American masses recently in lock-step with the perception that government interference in citizens' lives is on the rise. However, opponents like to point out that libertarianism…
  • Nov 4

    Obamacare Proving My Point Better Than I Ever Could

    Obamacare Proving My Point Better Than I Ever Could
    I have spoken unfavorably about Obamacare many times on this page. While I didn't like the voting process related to it, the forced coverage language or the taxes and the rising costs that would necessarily be associated…
  • Nov 2

    The Price of Liberty...

    The Price of Liberty...
    I had to make a quick stop into the office this morning. Unfortunately, part of the Metro system I would have taken was closed. Fear not dear readers - this was due to weekend track work, not a lesser-reported government…
Rank this Week: 223

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers New York divorce law. By David Centeno.

https://nyuncontesteddivorceattorney.com/wordpress/
  • May 6

    A New Era?

    A New Era?
    Could this be the dawn of the new civil divorce? Last Friday Gov. Jay Inslee signed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act which allows couples to agree on the terms of their divorce without going to court at all. This act can save many couples…
  • Apr 30

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre
    Much has been made about the effects of divorce on children. Some studies claim that children end up as alcoholics or abusers, others claim they are more prone to divorce. Regardless it is pretty obvious that divorce does have a major effect…
  • Apr 23

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!
    Porsha Stewart, the wife of former NFL star and now TV analyst Kordell Stewart, was admittedly shocked when she found out that her husband had fild for divorce. However the way it happened was even worse, imagine finding out on Twitter!? Read…
Rank this Week: 173

Missouri Accident Lawyer Blog

Missouri Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers acar accidents, motorcycle crashes, and trucking accidents. By Ryan Bradley.

http://www.missouriaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 179

LawPundit

LawPundit

Covers law, information technology, intellectual property and new media. By Andis Kaulins.

http://lawpunditblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 171

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer…

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer Blog

Covers New York wrongful death cases involving auto accidents, hospital negligence, and medical malpractice. By Leland T. Williams.

http://www.newyorkwrongfuldeathlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of "internal" Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot's qualifications to fly the…
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of “internal” Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot’s…
  • Dec 10

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case
    The Commonwealth of Virginia, on behalf of Virginia Tech University, settled a 2009 wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of student Daniel Kim, in Fairfax County Circuit Court. The gravamen of the case was the failure of the VTU…
Rank this Week: 218

Law, Eh? Canadian Law School

Law, Eh? Canadian Law School

By Adam Letourneau.

http://canadalawstudent.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    The Going Rate

    The Going Rate
    I came across a 2010 legal fees survey conducted by Canadian Lawyer's Magazine (see here). I found it quite fascinating to go through, and wondered if it might be a useful resource when meeting with clients - especially when they are asking…
  • Feb 5

    Tips for lawyers re-qualifying in Canada

    Tips for lawyers re-qualifying in Canada
    Read about re-qualifying as a lawyer in Canada here (Lawyer's Weekly).
  • Feb 5

    Law School in Canada vs. USA

    Law School in Canada vs. USA
    The McGill TribuneBy Elisa Muyl"For students who have had their hearts set on going to law school since childhood, David Segal's recent New York Times article, "Is Law School a Losing Game?" offered a familiar but oft-ignored warning: law…
Rank this Week: 224

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 178

Products Liability Prof Blog

Products Liability Prof Blog

Member of the law professor blogs network.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/products_liability/
  • Aug 16

    About Products Liability Prof Blog

    About Products Liability Prof Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of Products Liability Prof Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jul 10

    Taking stock of the last 20 years of product liability law

    Taking stock of the last 20 years of product liability law
    The popular Drug and Device Law blog posted a piece yesterday where they reviewed the developments in product liability law for the last few decades and graded them in relation to help to their corporate clients. It is a nice...
  • Jul 2

    GM Product Liability Plaintiffs Better Off Than Secured Creditor

    GM Product Liability Plaintiffs Better Off Than Secured Creditor
    General Motors Corporation has agreed to assume responsibility for all future liability claims filed after the automaker emerges from bankruptcy, regardless of when the vehicle was made. GM had planned to include its product liability claims…
Rank this Week: 165

WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

http://news.wustl.edu/_layouts/WUSTL.SharePoint.WebParts/CustomFeed.aspx?xsl=1&web=/schools/Law&page=ffd03ae5-7e53-44de-89b3-4672f3ea5710&wp=afe32abc-2fc9-4eac-80d2-26a459662960
  • Nov 10

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform
    With Republicans gaining control of Congress after the midterm elections, Speaker of the House John Boehner insists that President Barack Obama could get “burned” if he uses executive action to move forward on immigration reform…
  • Jan 19

    WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on immigration

    WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on immigration
    Stephen Legomsky, the John S. Lehmann University Professor Emeritus and noted expert on immigration law, urges the new Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. The post WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on immigration appeared first…
  • Jan 19

    WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on environment

    WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on environment
    Maxine Lipeles, director of the Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic, urges Congress to continue U.S. participation in the international Paris Accord. The post WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on environment appeared first on The Source.
Rank this Week: 289

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Virginia criminal law- Rebuttable presumptions are not okay; permissive inferences are okay

    Virginia criminal law- Rebuttable presumptions are not okay; permissive inferences are okay
    Criminal defendants are presumed innocent, so juries generally cannot be commanded to presume guilt from a set of circumstances and shift to the defendant the obligation to rebut that presumption. On the other hand, Virginia law does not…
  • Jan 21

    The Women’s March on Washington was peaceful, positive and uplifting

    The Women’s March on Washington was peaceful, positive and uplifting
    Today's Women's March on Washington was a peaceful, positive and uplifting experience. What a counterpoint to yesterday's many Trump opponents who sadly went beyond merely peaceful demonstrating. With hundreds of thousands of people…
  • Jan 20

    Peaceful dissent must eclipse the inaugural violence and police must exercise restraint

    Peaceful dissent must eclipse the inaugural violence and police must exercise restraint
    I write about the inauguration because I am saddened that this is the first inauguration in my three decades in the capital area when I have heard about violent protest, including rock/brick throwing at police (and here a bottle after the…
Rank this Week: 287

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jan 22

    Mexico's president will be among the first foreign leaders to meet with Trump this month

    Mexico's president will be among the first foreign leaders to meet with Trump this month
    Mexico, immigrants from Mexico, and "the wall" featured prominently in Donald Trump's campaign for President. Not surprisingly, Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto plan to meet in Washington on Jan. 31 to discuss trade,…
  • Jan 22

    Sophie Cruz at the Women's March on Washington

    Sophie Cruz at the Women's March on Washington
    Yesterday was a the day of the Women's March -- actually marches -- in cities across the United States. Sophie Cruz, a 6-year-old immigration activist and daughter of two undocumented immigrants, spoke at the Women’s March on Washington on…
  • Jan 22

    Is California’s Ag Industry Worried About a Labor Shortage Under Trump?

    Is California’s Ag Industry Worried About a Labor Shortage Under Trump?
    KQED reports on worries about the availability of farm labor in California during the Trump administration. In the Central Valley there is a popular bumper sticker shaped like California that reads “My job depends on Ag.” In California,…
Rank this Week: 245

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Will Trump Make Iran His Partner or His Adversary?

    Will Trump Make Iran His Partner or His Adversary?
    Editor’s Note: Of all the many uncertainties about Trump's foreign policy, the question of Iran looms among the largest. The Obama administration moved U.S.-Iran relations from abysmal to bad, and both Republicans and Democrats heavily…
  • Jan 22

    Why is the White House Characterizing the Political Opinions of Career CIA Employees?

    Why is the White House Characterizing the Political Opinions of Career CIA Employees?
    Focusing on what's truly important in the many challenges facing America, President Trump got right to work picking a fight with reality over the size of the crowd at his inauguration. And yesterday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer kicked…
  • Jan 21

    President Trump Speaks at CIA Headquarter

    President Trump Speaks at CIA Headquarter
    The day after his inauguration, President Donald Trump addressed CIA employees at the Agency's headquarters. Video of his remarks is available below courtesy of The Washington Post, along with a transcript courtesy of CSPAN. Thank…
Rank this Week: 295

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 247

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 309

Election Law

Election Law

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

http://electionlawblog.org/
  • Jan 21

    “McCrory didn’t hand over social media keys to Cooper”

    “McCrory didn’t hand over social media keys to Cooper”
    WRAL: When former Gov. Pat McCrory turned over the keys to North Carolina’s Executive Mansion to Gov. Roy Cooper on Jan. 1, his staff didn’t include the keys to the social media accounts used by the Governor’s Office. The…
  • Jan 21

    “Voting rights advocates seek to rein in Kansas election laws”

    “Voting rights advocates seek to rein in Kansas election laws”
    AP reports. … Continue reading →
  • Jan 20

    “Voter fraud ‘test’ could backfire”

    “Voter fraud ‘test’ could backfire”
    Martin Wisckol for the OC Register: Huntington Beach’s Chuck Burns grew concerned as he heard repeated — but mostly unsubstantiated — allegations of voter fraud last year. So once the November election was over, he decided…
Rank this Week: 314

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/
  • Jan 21

    An Uncool Adult Gets A Two-Year Suspension

    An Uncool Adult Gets A Two-Year Suspension
    A two-year suspension was recently ordered by a Colorado Hearing Board Through an anonymous text on an online application, Brian M. Reed Benight (“Respondent”) volunteered to fulfill a teenage girl’s request for alcohol. When Respondent…
  • Jan 20

    "Same Old, Same Old" Fee: A "Crapload Of Smoke"

    "Same Old, Same Old" Fee: A "Crapload Of Smoke"
    A one-year suspension has been imposed by the Louisiana Supreme Court for an attorney's criminal conduct. The court struggled in balancing the nature of the misconduct with the attorney's dramatic recovery from substance abuse problems. In…
  • Jan 20

    "The Gamut From Outlandish And Extravagant" to "Inspired By Some Actual Event;" Michigan Disbars Attorney Who Falsely Claimed He Was Hockey Olympian

    "The Gamut From Outlandish And Extravagant" to "Inspired By Some Actual Event;" Michigan Disbars Attorney Who Falsely Claimed He Was Hockey Olympian
    The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board affirmed a panel order of disbarment This case arises out of respondent's numerous misrepresentations, including falsification of his resume beginning prior to and continuing well after his admission to…
Rank this Week: 261

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jan 21

    Abortion Rate in U.S. Falls to Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade

    Abortion Rate in U.S. Falls to Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade
    NPR (January 17, 2017): Abortion Rate in U.S. Falls to Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade, by Sarah MacCammon: The Guttmacher Institute reports that the U.S. abortion rate fell to its lowest level since 1973. In 2014, the abortion rate...
  • Jan 10

    Pregnancy and the Brain

    Pregnancy and the Brain
    New York Times (Dec. 19, 2016): Pregnancy Changes the Brain in Ways That May Help Mothering, by Pam Belluck: A recent study notes that pregnancy works changes in the brain, specifically in the part that perceives the feelings of others....
  • Jan 4

    Americas' Highest Court Holds Forced Sterilization Violates Human Right

    Americas' Highest Court Holds Forced Sterilization Violates Human Right
    International Justice Center Resource Center (January 3, 2016): IACtHR Holds Bolivia Responsible for Forced Sterilization in Landmark Judgment: Last week, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights held that sterilization of a woman without…
Rank this Week: 259

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jan 20

    Florida Residents At Risk in Takata Airbag Recall

    Florida Residents At Risk in Takata Airbag Recall
    Faulty Takata airbags mark the biggest automotive recall in U.S. history to date. Florida residents are at the greatest risk. The post Florida Residents At Risk in Takata Airbag Recall appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Jan 20

    Settlement Reached Over Secret Service Racial Discrimination Allegation

    Settlement Reached Over Secret Service Racial Discrimination Allegation
    A lengthy lawsuit against the Secret Service for committing racial discrimination against African-American agents is coming to a close, seemingly trial-free. Encompassing more than 100 agents, the Department of Homeland Security, and the…
  • Jan 20

    St. Clair County Reaches Verdicts in 11 Civil Case

    St. Clair County Reaches Verdicts in 11 Civil Case
    St. Clair County has awarded almost $15.5 million to seven plaintiffs in 2016 with 11 civil cases reaching a verdict last year. The post St. Clair County Reaches Verdicts in 11 Civil Cases appeared first on Legal Reader.
Rank this Week: 288

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 238

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Relocation from North Carolina to Another State: Ramirez-Barker v. Barker

    Relocation from North Carolina to Another State: Ramirez-Barker v. Barker
    When parents decide to split up, it can be extremely difficult for the child to adjust to the change. When a parent decides to move to another state, the change can be even harder to deal with. At the Woodruff Family Law Group, our skilled…
  • Jan 18

    Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend … Until You Have To Give Them Back

    Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend … Until You Have To Give Them Back
    Leesa M. Poag, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group Boy meets girl. They fall in love.  Before you know it, he’s down on one knee with an expensive diamond ring in his hand.  With Valentines Day quickly approaching, it is a…
  • Jan 11

    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? Divorce Filings Increase After the Holidays.

    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? Divorce Filings Increase After the Holidays.
    Dana M. Horlick, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group   Directly after the holidays happens to be one of the busiest times of the year for divorce attorneys when it comes to divorce filings. The increase in divorce filings is a trend that…
Rank this Week: 315

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jan 20

    Launch of StepstoJustice website brings out justice system leader

    Launch of StepstoJustice website brings out justice system leader
    Lawyers, judges, non-profit employees and others attend a launch event for Stepstojustice.ca, on January 18, at the Law Society of Upper Canada. The event was to promote the website, which provides information to navigate legal problems. …
  • Jan 20

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 20, 2017

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 20, 2017
    Canada Lawsuit launched after condo council deems Moby Dick restaurant name offensive, Canadian Press RCMP say man and woman killed in head-on collision in Prince Edward Island, Canadian Press Report on security measures for Nova Scotia…
  • Jan 19

    Thinking of divorce? E-filing may happen, says Ontario AG

    Thinking of divorce? E-filing may happen, says Ontario AG
    Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi hasn’t been shy about expressing the need to embrace technological advancement when it comes to the province’s justice system. On Jan. 18, at an event at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Naqvi…
Rank this Week: 239

New York Trusts & Estates…

New York Trusts & Estates Litigation Blog

Discusses recent cases and developments pertaining to New York trusts and estates law. By Farrell Fritz.

http://www.nyestatelitigationblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Lessons to be Learned From the Power of Attorney

    Lessons to be Learned From the Power of Attorney
    Powers of attorney and trust instruments have each been the subject of many an estate plan. They each have also been the subject of multiple estate litigations. In combination, the two have served as fodder for controversies surrounding the…
  • Jan 5

    Sharp as a Tack . . . Clear as a Bell

    Sharp as a Tack . . . Clear as a Bell
    Very often, when the proponent of a will (and sometimes even the attorney-draftsperson or witness) is questioned about the decedent’s mental state and the decedent’s instructions, the reflexive response is that the decedent was…
  • Nov 22

    A Flood . . . in the Basement

    A Flood . . . in the Basement
    A recent case decided by the Richmond County Surrogate revisits the law pertaining to probating lost or damages wills. In Matter of Larsen, the decedent’s will, apparently damaged in a flooded basement to the extent that the…
Rank this Week: 254

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/
  • Jan 20

    Everyone wants a piece of El Chapo

    Everyone wants a piece of El Chapo
    Even though he's being prosecuted in the EDNY (here's the indictment), 6 other districts want him too.  As does DOJ.  And lots of others. From the Government's press release:The government’s case is being prosecuted by…
  • Jan 19

    We see you, Judge Ed Carnes. We see you!

    We see you, Judge Ed Carnes. We see you!
    He is having too much fun in this Kardashian case before the 11th Circuit.  The introduction:Kimberly, Kourtney, and Khloe Kardashian appeal the district court’s denial of their motion to compel arbitration of Kroma Makeup,…
  • Jan 17

    Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter detained

    Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter detained
    No surprise there.  And his lawyer, Bob Berube, agreed to it.  The Sun-Sentinel has the details about the hearing where evidence came out that he thought he was under "mind control" and had visited jihadi chat rooms:Accused airport…
Rank this Week: 308

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Blue Hill Gives More Details on ROSS Artificial Intelligence Benchmarking Report

    Blue Hill Gives More Details on ROSS Artificial Intelligence Benchmarking Report
    Following my post earlier this week about the benchmark report published by Blue Hill Research that assessed the ROSS Intelligence legal research platform, I had several questions about the report and many readers contacted me with questions…
  • Jan 19

    By Popular Demand, I Am Changing The Headline On My Recent ROSS Post

    By Popular Demand, I Am Changing The Headline On My Recent ROSS Post
    I cannot remember the last time I changed a headline on a blog post or even whether I ever did. But by popular demand, I am changing the headline on my recent post about a study that compared the ROSS artificial intelligence platform against…
  • Jan 19

    How LexBlog Quietly Reinvented Itself This Year

    How LexBlog Quietly Reinvented Itself This Year
    The dashboard of a demo site in LexBlog’s new blogging platform. When lawyer Kevin O’Keefe started LexBlog in 2003, many in the legal industry thought the idea of a company devoted to nothing but lawyer blogs was crazy. After all,…
Rank this Week: 285

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Jan 20

    Bruhl on Article III Standing and the One Plaintiff Rule

    Bruhl on Article III Standing and the One Plaintiff Rule
    Aaron Bruhl has posted on SSRN a draft of his article, One Good Plaintiff is Not Enough. Here’s the abstract: This Article concerns an aspect of Article III standing that has figured in many of the highest-profile controversies of recent...
  • Jan 19

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Personal Jurisdiction: Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Personal Jurisdiction: Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s docket of civil procedure and federal courts cases continues to expand. Today the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court, which will review a California Supreme Court…
  • Jan 19

    Schwartz on Qualified Immunity

    Schwartz on Qualified Immunity
    Joanna Schwartz has posted on SSRN a draft of her article, How Qualified Immunity Fails. Here’s the abstract: Qualified immunity is a judicially created doctrine that shields government officials from constitutional claims for money…
Rank this Week: 265

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Jan 20

    The long arm of the law: Belhaj and Rahmatullah (No.1)

    The long arm of the law: Belhaj and Rahmatullah (No.1)
    This blog is the first covering the series of three important judgments given on Tuesday by the Supreme Court on issues arising out of the War on Terror and the United Kingdom’s interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Belhaj and another…
  • Jan 11

    Mirza & Ors: The Rules are neither simple nor flexible so don’t leave it too late

    Mirza & Ors: The Rules are neither simple nor flexible so don’t leave it too late
    Mirza and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] UKSC 63 – read judgment and press summary here. The background to each of these appeals, although unfortunate, is not in any way extraordinary. Indeed, it is perhaps…
  • Jan 9

    Professor Robert Wintemute: Same-sex survivor pensions in the CJEU (Parris) and the UKSC (Walker)

    Professor Robert Wintemute: Same-sex survivor pensions in the CJEU (Parris) and the UKSC (Walker)
    In the recent case of David Parris v. Trinity College Dublin, the CJEU found that the ineligibility for a survivor’s pension of an employee’s same-sex partner, in circumstances where the 2011 recognition of their civil partnership…
Rank this Week: 297

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Jan 20

    2017 Real Estate Resolution

    2017 Real Estate Resolution
    January is the month of the fresh start. It brings in the New Year and the inevitable “I am going to be better about (insert your commitments here) this year” commitments everyone makes to themselves. Building on our end of year…
  • Jan 11

    Looking Ahead to 2017 in Takings Law

    Looking Ahead to 2017 in Takings Law
    As usual, the year has flown by and the New Year is upon us. You might remember from my last post, that we took a Christmas-flavored look at takings with St. Nick. Now it’s time to look ahead. When my wife and I were walking in a local…
  • Dec 22

    Looking Back at 2016 Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Legal Issue

    Looking Back at 2016 Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Legal Issue
    As 2016 closes, we reached out to our team and asked them to share some of the most notable issues in real estate and land use & environmental law: Residential Closing Best Practices Requirements by Amanda Barritt 2016 saw the CFPB…
Rank this Week: 241

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Baby Deprived of Oxygen During Birth, Do I have an Injury Claim?

    Baby Deprived of Oxygen During Birth, Do I have an Injury Claim?
    It is the hope and prayer of every parent that their child is born healthy and happy. Unfortunately, many babies suffer injuries during pregnancy, labor and delivery. One of the most serious injuries that can occur to a baby is a lack of…
  • Jan 19

    Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice – Chicago Medical Malpractice

    Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice – Chicago Medical Malpractice
    Anesthesia errors can cause serious or life-threatening injuries and could lead to a medical malpractice claim. Before any surgical procedure, an anesthesiologist puts the patient under sedation or numbs certain body parts. Anesthesia is…
  • Jan 18

    High Hit-and-Run Accident Rates in Chicago – Chicago Hit & Run Lawyer

    High Hit-and-Run Accident Rates in Chicago – Chicago Hit & Run Lawyer
    Hit-and-run car accidents in Chicago are more common than you probably think. In fact, the number of hit-and-run accidents is on the rise across the country, leading to new legislation in some states. Sadly, most hit and run crashes involve…
Rank this Week: 316

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jan 19

    The Defendant's "Brain Fog" May Have Made Him Incompetent to Enter into a Contract

    The Defendant's "Brain Fog" May Have Made Him Incompetent to Enter into a Contract
    I don't come across a lot of cases revolving around competence, but here's a recent one out of New York, Gray v. Jung, No. 62996 (behind paywall). The case, at the summary judgment stage, revolves around plaintiff's seeking of specific...
  • Jan 19

    KCON XII Reminder: Conference Proposals Due by January 31

    KCON XII Reminder: Conference Proposals Due by January 31
    H/T Dov Waisman from the Contracts Prof Listserv for this post: Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year! The 12th Annual International Conference on Contracts (KCON XII) is scheduled to begin on Friday, February 24th. Here in Los Angeles, we are…
  • Jan 19

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (January 19, 2017)

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (January 19, 2017)
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 586 Risk and Anxiety: A Theory of Data Breach Harms Daniel J. Solove and Danielle Keats Citron George Washington University Law School and University…
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Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Jan 19

    Trump Treasury Nominee Answers on Tax Whistleblower Issue

    Trump Treasury Nominee Answers on Tax Whistleblower Issue
    January 19th, 2017, today, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing to consider President-Elect Trump’s pick for the Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin. The National Whistleblower Center asked its supporters to insist that the…
  • Jan 17

    Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence Commuted

    Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence Commuted
    The White House announced today that President Obama commuted the prison sentence of whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Manning was convicted of stealing and disseminating government documents and videos to WikiLeaks. Manning, a former US…
  • Jan 17

    NWC Presents Whistleblower Rewards before Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking

    NWC Presents Whistleblower Rewards before Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking
    This morning, National Whistleblower Center (NWC) Executive Director Stephen Kohn addressed the Federal Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking, a group of private sector experts charged with advising the Presidential Task Force on a…
Rank this Week: 272

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jan 19

    A Visual Study Guide for the New York Bar Exam

    A Visual Study Guide for the New York Bar Exam
    It also has many words, and might help you or someone you know who has, for whatever reason, decided to take the NY bar.        Related StoriesThe Tri-State Monkey Smuggle, and Other Stories 
  • Jan 18

    Bill Would Provide Immunity for Accidentally Running Over Protester

    Bill Would Provide Immunity for Accidentally Running Over Protester
    Let's apply the rational-basis test to this one.        Related StoriesSeriously, Though: Nobody Has the Right to AppealCourt Says Police Need to Make Time for “This Constitutional…
  • Jan 17

    “Downton Abbey” Congressman’s Indictment Is a Hoot

    “Downton Abbey” Congressman’s Indictment Is a Hoot
    At least he didn't delete any emails. (He actually said that.)        Related StoriesAbout Those FoldersALERT: There Are No Lawyers in the Kansas SenateCriminal's Modus Operandi Probably Just Means He…
Rank this Week: 263

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jan 19

    Stryker Metal Hip Failure, Recall and Lawsuit

    Stryker Metal Hip Failure, Recall and Lawsuit
    Metal on metal hip implants have been around for the past two decades but they have been plagued with early failure, metal poisoning, tissue destruction and finally the need for painful replacement surgery. Metal on metal hip implants have a…
  • Jan 17

    IVC Filter Injury and Death lawsuits pass 3,000

    IVC Filter Injury and Death lawsuits pass 3,000
    The number of Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter injury and death lawsuits continue to climb and now are past the 3,000 mark over design defects leading to fractures, migration, tilting and perforation. Recent medical studies have linked IVC…
  • Jan 13

    DePuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Texas Trial

    DePuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Texas Trial
    DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip Texas trial update. A federal jury in Dallas recently ordered Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary unit to pay more than $1 billion to six plaintiffs who claimed that they…
Rank this Week: 267

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Jan 19

    Heraldry mystery solved

    Heraldry mystery solved
    One of our outstanding acquisitions of 2016 was a lovely calligraphic manuscript with a hand-painted image of Lady Justice. The image was the unanimous choice to adorn the Lillian Goldman Law Library’s 2016-2017 holiday card.
  • Jan 7

    Research Courses Spring 2017

    Research Courses Spring 2017
    Here are the research courses offered Spring 2016. Please contact Julie Krishnaswami or John Nann if you have any questions. ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH: METHODS AND SOURCES (“ALR”) (21027) 
  • Jan 3

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift
    The Rare Book Collection is honored to be the recipient of a bequest from the estate of Professor S. F. C. Milsom (1923-2016): the 1561 Richard Tottel edition of the Novae Narrationes. What makes the gift special is the stature of its donor,…
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Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accidents. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

http://www.truckaccidentlawyer.news/
  • Jan 18

    Icy Weather Increases Risk for Major Trucking Accident

    Icy Weather Increases Risk for Major Trucking Accident
    This winter, two were killed and more than a dozen were injured when a tanker truck skidded off of an icy Baltimore, Maryland highway and then exploded. All of this occurred on Interstate 95 on December 17, 2016. Earlier that morning, the…
  • Jan 13

    Damages in a Mississippi Truck Accident Case

    Damages in a Mississippi Truck Accident Case
    Most people in Mississippi know if they are injured as a result of another’s actions, they may receive some type of recovery or damages for their losses.  What the injured party may not fully understand is what exactly the recovery…
  • Jan 9

    Determining Negligence and Fault in Tennessee Accidents Involving Emergency Trucks and Vehicle

    Determining Negligence and Fault in Tennessee Accidents Involving Emergency Trucks and Vehicle
    It is common knowledge that emergency vehicles, including ambulances and fire trucks, are allowed special privileges when responding to emergencies. However, those privileges are not without limit under Tennessee law. Jones v. Bradley County…
Rank this Week: 251

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Jan 17

    Chelsea Manning’s sentence commuted by the President

    Chelsea Manning’s sentence commuted by the President
    The New York Times reports: President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic…
  • Jan 15

    It does make you wonder . . . over to you

    It does make you wonder . . . over to you
    A Facebook post about military sexual assault training: “There’s no need to try to understand why sexual assaults are up 550% in the Military. All women have no ability to think after one drink and are not responsible for their…
  • Jan 13

    Three new SCOTUS grants of potential interest

    Three new SCOTUS grants of potential interest
    The most potentially relevant is McWilliams v. Dunn, No. 16-5294, involves a question regarding the degree of independence needed for appointed mental health experts under Ake v. Oklahoma. Then there are: Weaver v. Massachusetts, No.…
Rank this Week: 278

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

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

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Road(s) Soon To Be Taken

    Road(s) Soon To Be Taken
    In about 10 days, I will be presenting as part of a panel at the Thomson Reuters 24th Annual Marketing Partner Forum. The session I will be presenting will be focused on differentiation in a highly competitive market. Aside from being a…
  • Jan 12

    Libraries, Marketing, Money, Credit, and People

    Libraries, Marketing, Money, Credit, and People
    Perhaps I'm one of the lucky few that has always had a good relationship with the Marketing Department. Although I am the incoming President of the American Association of Law Libraries, I am also a member of the Legal Marketing Association,…
  • Jan 3

    Why Sole Provider Isn't Really A Thing and I'm Not Going to Say It Any More

    Why Sole Provider Isn't Really A Thing and I'm Not Going to Say It Any More
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome back guest blogger, Marcia Burris, Research & Information Services Consultant for HBR. - GL]A lot of attention has been given lately to the trend of law firms cancelling subscriptions to expensive…
Rank this Week: 279

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
Rank this Week: 302

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jan 16

    New York’s Unfair Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations Must Be Undone.

    New York’s Unfair Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations Must Be Undone.
    Medical professionals are getting away with murder!  How?  By a New York law that says victims of medical malpractice have only two and a half years to sue the doctor/hospital or other medical professional who negligently injured…
  • Dec 26

    Michaels & Smolak Helps Get Big Win in Highest Court in New York (Court of Appeals)

    Michaels & Smolak Helps Get Big Win in Highest Court in New York (Court of Appeals)
    Winning is fun, especially when it’s a win not only for your client, but for many other people as well.  I am proud to say I recently helped win a victory for people injured through the negligence of governmental entities such as…
  • Dec 7

    Biggest Spike in Traffic Deaths in 50 Years? Blame Apps.

    Biggest Spike in Traffic Deaths in 50 Years? Blame Apps.
    I came across a New York Times article the other day with the above title.  I didn’t have to read the article to know it was true; having worked as a New York car accident lawyer for more that two decades, I have personally…
Rank this Week: 303

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

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

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jan 13

    Malpractice Payouts Decreasing for Physician Error

    Malpractice Payouts Decreasing for Physician Error
    National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), an entity created by Congress and run by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, has compiled a list of state rankings comparing the number of payouts for physician errors based on the…
  • Jan 10

    ACA Repeal & Replace Plans Call for One Size Fits All Approach, Caps on Damage

    ACA Repeal & Replace Plans Call for One Size Fits All Approach, Caps on Damage
    An article posted yesterday on Huffington Post examines how Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will force Americans to be treated as a diagnosis and not an individual with personal or…
  • Jan 7

    Patients of Female Physicians Have Better Outcome

    Patients of Female Physicians Have Better Outcome
    A recent study conducted by Harvard University found that female doctors provide better quality care to elderly nursing home residents than their male counterparts. Specifically, those patients who were hospitalized and later…
Rank this Week: 249

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Jan 13

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Did anyone remember that it was Friday the 13th today, or was everyone simply to busy to notice? If you’re in Charlotte, North Carolina next week, and you’re curious about music law, you might be interested in the Inn of Court…
  • Jan 9

    Lifestyle Changes — Not Simply Resolution

    Lifestyle Changes — Not Simply Resolution
    The 1993 cult-classic movie, Groundhog Day, starring the great Bill Murray comes to my mind each January. It is most apparent to me when I see people who have lost sight of every wellness habit they began between January and October start…
  • Jan 6

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Hey, it’s our first edition of “Friday Links” of 2017! Can you believe we’ve now been doing this blogging thing for 7 years now? In fact, we posted our very first post 7 years ago yesterday on January 4, 2010. How…
Rank this Week: 311

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jan 12

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud
    LBJ gave up his radio stations. Jimmy Carter gave up his peanut farm. Untangling Donald Trump from his web of companies and interests is a bit more complicated.   Yesterday, a team of lawyers at Morgan Lewis released a “white…
  • Jan 3

    Chantix And The End Of Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical

    Chantix And The End Of Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical
    Last month, the FDA allowed Pfizer to change the warning label for Chantix — a drug prescribed for smoking cessation — so that it no longer has to have a prominent “black box” warning for psychiatric effects. Instead,…
  • Dec 1

    Younger People Are Actually More Supportive Of Democracy

    Younger People Are Actually More Supportive Of Democracy
    Have you seen this horrifying graphic? It’s from a New York Times story, “How Stable Are Democracies? ‘Warning Signs Are Flashing Red.’” The graphic suggests that people were asked whether it was…
Rank this Week: 271

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkelderlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Estate Planning 101 – What Is the Difference Between a Trust and a Will?

    Estate Planning 101 – What Is the Difference Between a Trust and a Will?
    When you begin estate planning, there are a variety of options that are available in order to plan how your estate will be distributed and may seem very similar, however, they all have distinct benefits. Two main estate planning tools…
  • Jan 10

    Long Term Planning – Can Pets Be Beneficiaries?

    Long Term Planning – Can Pets Be Beneficiaries?
    Pets play a special role in all our lives; they serve as companions, security, as well as important additions to our families. However, when it comes to naming beneficiaries in your will, it has long been debated on a state level whether pets…
  • Jan 7

    Injuries from Hot Water Scalding Led to…

    Injuries from Hot Water Scalding Led to Patient’s Death When we place our loved ones in the care of a nursing home we expect that they will be properly treated and cared for. Sadly, there are many instances where negligent care is…
Rank this Week: 286

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/
  • Jan 12

    Conectar a Peter Alfonso con Rita Hayworth

    Conectar a Peter Alfonso con Rita Hayworth
    Vamos con un post off-coyuntura que siempre estuve por escribir.Disputo mucho una forma de asociación inferencial que, créanme, no funciona nada bien en el mundo del Derecho argentino. La practica mucho el periodismo de…
  • Jan 6

    Sobre Los Supremos, part deux -- caveats y reserva

    Sobre Los Supremos, part deux -- caveats y reserva
    Ayer hice una reseña del libro "Los Supremos" de Irina Hauser y -habiendo dicho, grosso modo, que me pareció buenísimo- adelanté algunas cuestiones en las que podría disentir. Obviamente, podría casi…
  • Jan 5

    Sobre Los Supremos de Irina Hauser

    Sobre Los Supremos de Irina Hauser
    Es posible que uno de los libros del verano -y no estoy hablando del micromundo jurídico- sea "Los Supremos" de Irina Hauser, y vamos a hacerle una reseña ponderativa ahora y unas críticas luego.Adelanto que, como lo hice…
Rank this Week: 299

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 11

    Top of the line debt collector defense

    Top of the line debt collector defense
    Client:  C Client Review:  Mr Taras & Mrs Tina are the best team to work on your debt collection defense! They kept me informed on the progress of my case and got the plaintiff to agree to a settlement and I don’t have to…
  • Jan 6

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you
    Client:  George Client Review:  Mr. Taras and Ms. Tina are so helpful, knowledgeable and will fight for your case as he did mine with a debt suit. They took my case at a flat rate. He does not nickel and dime you. He is pro active…
  • Oct 18

    Highly Recommend

    Highly Recommend
    Clients:  Joy and Wess Client Review:  Mr. Rudnitsky Was wonderful. I was extremely impressed with the professionalism and courteousness. He fought very hard to get us a win and would not give up till he did! He did exactly what he…
Rank this Week: 305