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Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers landlord-tenant, bankruptcy, small business and family law. By Richard C. Koman.

http://www.richardkoman.com
  • May 2

    Negotiating a lease buyout

    Negotiating a lease buyout
    It’s not just lawyer sites that advise hiring lawyers. It’s actually a critical step in signing any legal document, to make sure you are being paid adequately and that you’re not waiving rights unnecessarily. Here are some…
  • Sep 20

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide
    The California Supreme Court will take on the case of whether San Jose can require developers to include “affordable housing” in new developments, The Mercury News reports. San Jose would require developers to offer 15 percent of…
  • Dec 8

    California eviction basic

    California eviction basic
    I wrote this step by step for Avvo a while back, called How to Evict a Tenant in California. It’s not just the basic procedures, but also gives a sense of the negotiation and settlement process that is key to working out a good deal. 1…
Rank this Week: 221

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense…

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense Issues

Covers Long Island criminal defense law. By Joseph Potashnik & Associates PLLC.

http://jpcriminaldefense.com/new-york-federal-criminal-defense
Rank this Week: 230

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 203

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 214

Manpower Employment Blawg

Manpower Employment Blawg

Covers employment law. By Mark Toth.Covers employment law. By Mark Toth.

http://manpowerblogs.com
  • Nov 26

    DECEMBER WORKPLACE CELEBRATIONS

    DECEMBER WORKPLACE CELEBRATIONS
    To help ensure that you stay on top of all the latest workplace developments, the following is our guide to some of the lesser-known holidays your employees might be observing in December.
  • Nov 20

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
    The Blawg is truly really extremely very THANKFUL for each and every one of its wonderful visitors.
  • Nov 19

    FACEBOOK FESTIVAL FROLICKING = FMLA FRAUD FIRING?

    FACEBOOK FESTIVAL FROLICKING = FMLA FRAUD FIRING?
    Last week, we asked you to be the judge in a rather fascinating FMLA case. To review … The Fact
Rank this Week: 202

LawPundit

LawPundit

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

http://lawpunditblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 195

Fame Appeal

Fame Appeal

Covers intellectual property and other legal issues affecting the entertainment and fashion industry.

http://fameappeal.com
Rank this Week: 205

Mac Law Students

Mac Law Students

Macintosh + Law School.

http://www.maclawstudents.com/blog/
  • May 20

    Official List of States that will Support ExamSoft’s SofTest Mac

    Official List of States that will Support ExamSoft’s SofTest Mac
    Here is the official list of states supporting the Mac version of ExamSoft’s test software: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut,  Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas,…
  • May 18

    Update on ExamSoft: Bars to use ExamSoft’s SofTest Mac

    Update on ExamSoft: Bars to use ExamSoft’s SofTest Mac
    Looks like most of the State Bar Examiners will allow the use of ExamSoft’s SofTest Mac. Dear Administrator, We’re very excited with the response we’ve received from Mac users at your school and we’d like to request your assistance in…
  • Feb 17

    “It’s wonderful to have a beginner’s mind.”

    “It’s wonderful to have a beginner’s mind.”
    In 1996, Wired interviewed Steve Jobs. I gave that interview another look last night, and was startled (not for the first time) at how much he got right, and how much of the interview telegraphed things to come from Apple. “It’s wonderful…
Rank this Week: 209

Grace Case

Grace Case

Covers the U.S. v. W.R. Grace criminal prosecution. By the University of Montana School of Law and the School of Journalism.

http://archive.umt.edu/gracecase/
  • May 28

    Week 2 Wrap-Up

    Week 2 Wrap-Up
    This week, both the U.S. Government and Defense counsel for W.R. Grace and individual defendents layed out their case in opening statements. EPA On-Site Coordinator Paul Peronard was introduced, examined and cross-exaimined after Molloy…
  • May 19

    UM students from Libby split on verdict

    UM students from Libby split on verdict
    MISSOULA (May 18, 2009) –  Not guilty. To Danielle Bundrock, a University of Montana senior, the verdicts sounded a lot like, “No justice.”
  • May 19

    Verdict is justice deferred for many Libby resident

    Verdict is justice deferred for many Libby resident
    LIBBY (May 10, 2009) — The environmental criminal inquiry into the most sprawling industrial disaster in U.S. history ended in the failed prosecution of a company charged with poisoning a small Montana town. Some residents of the town say…
Rank this Week: 220

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 25

    Two Events, Juxtaposed

    Two Events, Juxtaposed
    Today was revealing about the place of policing in this country.As Kent noted, it saw the naming of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as the first featured office holder to speak at the Democratic National Convention.  Ms. Rawlings-Blake…
  • Jul 25

    "Space to Destroy" Mayor Opens Democratic National Convention

    "Space to Destroy" Mayor Opens Democratic National Convention
    Wow.  You can't make this stuff up.The DNC chair got the ax when hacked emails definitively proved what just about everyone paying attention pretty much knew -- that she was using the party apparatus to favor one primary candidate…
  • Jul 25

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Manson Follower Denied Parole:  California Gov. Jerry Brown denied parole last week for a former Charles Manson follower convicted in the murder of two grocers nearly five decades ago.  The LA Daily News reports that Leslie Van…
Rank this Week: 266

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 272

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 25

    "As A Result Of Respondent's Conduct, The Bankruptcy Court And Opposing Party Were Required To Endure A Proceeding Which Was Groundless"

    "As A Result Of Respondent's Conduct, The Bankruptcy Court And Opposing Party Were Required To Endure A Proceeding Which Was Groundless"
    A public reprimand has been imposed by the South Carolina Supreme Court for misconduct in a bankruptcy matter By order dated October 27, 2015, respondent was sanctioned by the Honorable David R. Duncan, a judge of the United States…
  • Jul 25

    New Jersey A Forgiving Place To Unethical Lawyer

    New Jersey A Forgiving Place To Unethical Lawyer
    An attorney with a lengthy record of prior discipline has been suspended for three months for a retainer agreement violation. The attorney was admitted in 1993, suspended three months for false statements to a tribunal in 1999, admonished in…
  • Jul 25

    The Law Of Sleeping Juror

    The Law Of Sleeping Juror
    The right to an attentive jury is discussed in this opinion of the New Jersey Supreme Court. From the headnote Defendants have a constitutional right to an impartial and mentally competent tribunal. Jury irregularity, including sleeping, may…
Rank this Week: 246

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 25

    Horizon Runs Aground in Norway

    Horizon Runs Aground in Norway
    The Horizon cruise ship ran aground today in Stavanger, Norway.  The Stavanager Aftonblad newspaper reports that the cruise ship became stuck after sailing into the sandbanks near the Norwegian port. Tugs were sent to the scene and and…
  • Jul 25

    Thomson Celebration Suffers Engine Failure in Malta

    Thomson Celebration Suffers Engine Failure in Malta
    The Thomson Celebration suffered an engine failure as the cruise ship was leaving Grand Harbor in Valletta, Malta on Saturday, according to the Times of Malta.   The Maltese newspaper states that the cruise ship "drifted for around 100…
  • Jul 24

    Coast Guard Medevacs Two Passengers From Norwegian Gem

    Coast Guard Medevacs Two Passengers From Norwegian Gem
    The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced two cruise ship passengers from NCL's Norwegian Gem today. The NCL cruise ship was off the Virginia coast at the time of the rescue. The Norwegian Gem notified the Coast Guard shortly after 2:00 a.m. that two…
Rank this Week: 276

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 25

    Most-Cited lists: what's coming

    Most-Cited lists: what's coming
    Two more subject-matter areas: Family Law and Legal Ethics/Legal Profession/Professional Responsibility. And then a list of schools by the per capita rate at which their...
  • Jul 22

    Revenge porn law introduced in Congre

    Revenge porn law introduced in Congre
    An important milestone; law professor Mary Anne Franks (Miami), the primary author of the bill, is quoted in the article. (Thanks to Jason Walta for...
  • Jul 21

    Ten Most-Cited Antitrust Faculty, 2010-2014 (inclusive)

    Ten Most-Cited Antitrust Faculty, 2010-2014 (inclusive)
    Once again, this draws on the data from the 2015 Sisk study: Rank Name School Citations Age in 2016 1 Herbert Hovenkamp University of Iowa...
Rank this Week: 287

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Jul 25

    #barexamprep: 1 More Day

    #barexamprep: 1 More Day
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, Graduate of UCLA Law Tomorrow is the first day of the California Bar. There is so much to know, so little time to prepare, so much pressure, and so much uncertainty. But, I feel confident. I have done everything…
  • Jul 25

    #BarExamTake2: Post Bar Reintegration

    #BarExamTake2: Post Bar Reintegration
    GUEST BLOG by Gianna Venticinque, Graduate of Northern Illinois College of Law You may be reading this post-bar but hey, better late than never, right?! It’s finally here!! The day everyone’s been waiting for… er……
  • Jul 22

    #barpreplife: 1 More Week!

    #barpreplife: 1 More Week!
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, Graduate of UCLA Law So, the Bar Exam is one week away. I have studied more in the past 9ish weeks than my entire last year of school. It is honestly unbelievable how much can be learned in a few […]
Rank this Week: 259

Diversity at Albany Law School

Diversity at Albany Law School

A blawg from Albany Law School's Diversity Office to engage all students, faculty and staff to create a community of inclusion and to have an open forum to address issues facing all of us.

http://albanylawdiversity.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 309

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/
  • Jul 25

    Prominent Trans Lawyer Picked To Run National Trans Rights Legal Group

    Prominent Trans Lawyer Picked To Run National Trans Rights Legal Group
    Buzzfeed (July 12, 2016): Prominent Trans Lawyer Picked To Run National Trans Rights Legal Group, by Meredith Talusan: Jillian Weiss was just named the new executive director of the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund. With a…
  • Jul 22

    Indiana Court of Appeals Vacates Purvi Patel's Feticide Conviction

    Indiana Court of Appeals Vacates Purvi Patel's Feticide Conviction
    (July 22, 2016): Today, the Indiana Court of Appeals vacated Purvi Patel's feticide conviction and Class A felony conviction for neglect of a dependent. Patel was convicted of feticide and neglect of a dependent for allegedly…
  • Jul 21

    Doctors urged to advise patients about risks of abstinence-centric sex education

    Doctors urged to advise patients about risks of abstinence-centric sex education
    The Guardian (July 18, 2016): Doctors urged to advise patients about risks of abstinence-centric sex education, by Molly Redden: In a recently released report, The American Academy of Pediatrics denounced abstinence only education programs,…
Rank this Week: 249

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Covers quirky questions in employment law. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
Rank this Week: 318

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Rebecca Tushnet: The Inconsistent and Confusing Role of Registration in American Trademark Law

    Rebecca Tushnet: The Inconsistent and Confusing Role of Registration in American Trademark Law
    Patent law scholars argue over how much time and money the Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) should spend on pre-grant review of patent applications. Likewise, they argue over the degree to which patents should be given a "presumption of…
  • Jul 22

    Merges & Mattioli on the Costs and (Enormous) Benefits of Patent Pool

    Merges & Mattioli on the Costs and (Enormous) Benefits of Patent Pool
    Patent pools bundle related patents for a single price, reducing the transaction costs of negotiating patent licenses but creating the threat of anti-competitive harm. So are they a net benefit from a social welfare perspective? Professors…
  • Jul 20

    New GAO Patent Studie

    New GAO Patent Studie
    The Government Accountability Office released two new reports on the PTO today: one on search capabilities and examiner monitoring, one on patent quality and clarity. They also released the underlying data from examiner surveys.I think the…
Rank this Week: 286

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on The Lean Law Library

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on The Lean Law Library
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is organizing a webinar on The Lean Law Library: How to Apply Process Improvement Concepts to your Organization on August 24, 2016 from 1 to 2:30PM Eastern: "Law libraries are under pressure…
  • Jul 24

    CanLII Takes Over Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research

    CanLII Takes Over Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research
    The Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII), the free law society-supported Internet site for finding Canadian jurisprudence and legislation, is taking over the Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research, a well-known website launched by…
  • Jul 21

    Statistics Canada Article on Police-Reported Crime

    Statistics Canada Article on Police-Reported Crime
    Yesterday, the Statistics Canada publication Juristat published an article entitled Police-reported crime statistics, 2015: "Police-reported crime in Canada, as measured by both the Crime Severity Index (CSI) and the crime rate, increased in…
Rank this Week: 323

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    So what might actually decide the election?

    So what might actually decide the election?
    Obsessing over last week's or this week's polls is irresistible, but they are pure noise (see here). This essay in the NYRB makes for timely reading (I've been reading the Achen & Bartels book, on recommendation of Jason Brennan, and...
  • Jul 25

    Philosophy of wine

    Philosophy of wine
    Who knew? (Thanks to Robert McGarvey for the pointer.)
  • Jul 25

    Alice Dreger on academic freedom in the universitie

    Alice Dreger on academic freedom in the universitie
    Here. Dreger is an historian of science, who has herself been the victim of the thought police because she has discussed, sympathetically, disfavored views about transgender people. Her main theme is that threats to academic freedom in…
Rank this Week: 337

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Jul 25

    Brian Weese Has Misrepresentation Complaint

    Brian Weese Has Misrepresentation Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 18, 2016 indicate that Utah-based Wells Fargo Advisors broker/adviser Brian Weese has received numerous resolved or pending customer…
  • Jul 25

    Carmine Capone Sanctioned and Fined by FINRA

    Carmine Capone Sanctioned and Fined by FINRA
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 18, 2016 indicate that Florida-based GMS Group broker Carmine Capone has been sanctioned by FINRA. The securities and investment fraud law firm…
  • Jul 25

    Broker Spotlight: Howard Lee (Morgan Stanley)

    Broker Spotlight: Howard Lee (Morgan Stanley)
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 17, 2016 indicate that California-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Howard Lee is the subject of pending customer complaints. The securities…
Rank this Week: 242

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 25

    Open a File for Pro Bono Matters Too

    Open a File for Pro Bono Matters Too
    This post is by Nora Rock, corporate writer and policy analyst at LAWPRO Pro bono work is something nearly every lawyer does occasionally. Here’s one practical tip for avoiding some pro bono pitfalls: open a file for every matter you…
  • Jul 25

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as…
  • Jul 25

    Why Do Lawyers Resist Ethical Rules Requiring Competence With Technology?

    Why Do Lawyers Resist Ethical Rules Requiring Competence With Technology?
    Recently, the Virginia State Bar Council voted to adopt changes to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct. The changes were based on the American Bar Association’s modifications to the Comments of Rule 1.1 respecting Competence…
Rank this Week: 303

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jul 25

    Podcast Update: Episode 2 Now Available

    Podcast Update: Episode 2 Now Available
    In a previous post, I announced the release of our new podcast, Beyond the Bench. The reaction to the first episode was positive, and I’m happy to say that the second episode is now available. It’s on our podcast website, in…
  • Jul 22

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Six police officers were shot on Sunday in Baton Rouge in yet another targeted attack on law enforcement officers.  Three of the officers died and the gunman later was killed in a shootout.  Early reports suggest that the shooter,…
  • Jul 21

    Traffic Laws Amended to Address Cyclist Safety and Shared Use of the Road

    Traffic Laws Amended to Address Cyclist Safety and Shared Use of the Road
    I wrote a post last January about proposed changes to the state’s traffic laws to address bicyclist safety and shared use of the roads by motorists and bicyclists.  I am still smarting from the on-line comments and emails I…
Rank this Week: 336

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jul 25

    Talk Like You Drive — With Care

    Talk Like You Drive — With Care
    Nothing draws a smirk or an arched eyebrow in certain circles as quickly as mispronunciation of the brand name of an automobile. This faux pas is especially damning when entertaining clients in businesses related to the auto industry, but…
  • Jul 25

    Talk Like You Drive — With Care

    Talk Like You Drive — With Care
    Nothing draws a smirk or an arched eyebrow in certain circles as quickly as mispronunciation of the brand name of an automobile. This faux pas is especially damning when entertaining clients in businesses related to the auto industry, but…
  • Jul 22

    Five Ways to Improve Your Clients’ Experience Today

    Five Ways to Improve Your Clients’ Experience Today
    Sometimes it’s the small things that make the biggest difference in life — and in business. From a customer service perspective, the little things can build loyalty more effectively than any advertising or marketing campaign. You…
Rank this Week: 279

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Jul 24

    The Demographic Both Party Platforms Missed: Child Sex Abuse Victim

    The Demographic Both Party Platforms Missed: Child Sex Abuse Victim
    Cardozo law professor Marci Hamilton discusses how the Republican and Democratic platforms deal with child sex abuse. Hamilton reveals that both parties fail to provide adequate support for child sex abuse victims.
  • Jul 21

    Melania Trump’s Plagiarism Fiasco

    Melania Trump’s Plagiarism Fiasco
    John W. Dean, former counsel to President Nixon, explains why Melania Trump’s plagiarism fiasco might not simply fade away, and he argues that it reveals more about Donald than Melania. Dean dissects the situation and the bogus…
  • Jul 20

    Can Criminal Justice Reform Survive Cleveland?

    Can Criminal Justice Reform Survive Cleveland?
    Cornell University law professor Joseph Margulies laments the revival of the “law and order” rhetoric triggered by the recent shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge and seized upon as common ground for Donald Trump and the GOP.…
Rank this Week: 334

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Jul 24

    Can an employer use subjective criteria to evaluate employees during their probationary period?

    Can an employer use subjective criteria to evaluate employees during their probationary period?
    by Paul Côté-Lépine There is sometimes uncertainty surrounding the proper scope of evaluation for a probationary employee. Is an employer limited to relying on neutral, objective criteria, or can the employer also consider…
  • Jul 17

    Early termination of fixed-term contract proves costly

    Early termination of fixed-term contract proves costly
    by Jacqueline Gant The highest court in Ontario recently ordered an employer to pay out a whopping three years of compensation to a 23-month employee terminated without cause. The employee was entitled to his full salary and benefits for the…
  • Jul 10

    Reconsidering random drug and alcohol testing in Canada

    Reconsidering random drug and alcohol testing in Canada
    by Hannah Roskey Random workplace drug and alcohol testing is generally prohibited by Canadian employers in Canada. However, there are limited circumstances in which it may be permitted. A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen’s…
Rank this Week: 260

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Jul 22

    TWiL 353: I Fought The Pokemon And The Law Won

    TWiL 353: I Fought The Pokemon And The Law Won
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guest: Tiffany Li, Derek Muller Denise Howell and Emory Roane speak with Tiffany Li and Derek Muller about legal issues surrounding Pokemon Go including privacy, copyright, children and even election…
  • Jul 15

    TWiL 352: AI, Oh My!

    TWiL 352: AI, Oh My!
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guests: Andrew Arruda, Joshua Browder Andrew Arruda of ROSS Intelligence and Joshua Browder, founder of DoNotPay robot lawyer discuss with Denise Howell and Emory Roane the future of using robots and…
  • Jul 8

    TWiL 351: Stairway To Court

    TWiL 351: Stairway To Court
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Ali Sternburg A jury finds that Led Zeppelin did not copy "Stairway to Heaven", Hillary Clinton's Initiative on Technology & Innovation, the music industry asks Congress to amend…
Rank this Week: 288

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Citrus County Deputy Charged with Prostitution, Solicitation

    Citrus County Deputy Charged with Prostitution, Solicitation
    A Citrus County sheriff’s deputy was arrested and charged with solicitation and engaging in prostitution, authorities said Wednesday. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said the 31-year-old man was taken into custody.…
  • Jul 20

    Largo Man Accused of Possessing Child Porn

    Largo Man Accused of Possessing Child Porn
    A Largo man has been charged with possessing child pornography, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. The 69-year-old was arrested at his home on 126th Avenue Wednesday morning. According to detectives, the investigation…
  • Jul 18

    New Port Richey Couple Accused of Running Investment Scam

    New Port Richey Couple Accused of Running Investment Scam
    A New Port Richey couple has been arrested on charges of organized fraud, grand theft and mortgage fraud tied to the sale of investment offerings in Clearwater. The Florida Office of Financial Regulation announced on Friday the couple is…
Rank this Week: 280

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Copycatwalks: Fashion & The Law

    Copycatwalks: Fashion & The Law
    Earlier this week, Los Angeles-based artist Tuesday Bassen accused international clothing retailer Zara of stealing several of her designs for its clothing and jewelry. Her Instagram post featured side-by-side comparisons of Bassen's art next…
  • Jul 13

    Pokemon GO...to Court?

    Pokemon GO...to Court?
    Are you one of the millions of users who downloaded the Pokémon GO app in its first week of release? Or have you spent the last few days confused by your friends' sudden stream of social media references to "PokéStops,"…
  • Jul 5

    In Praise of Microform

    In Praise of Microform
    During library tours for new law students, there is usually a brief stop in the Microforms Room on level 1. It's not the most attractive space in the library, with its rows of metal cabinets, but it's a good place to pause the tour for some…
Rank this Week: 314

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Jul 22

    Blog Post: NBA Pulls All-Star Game From Charlotte Citing Bathroom Law

    Blog Post: NBA Pulls All-Star Game From Charlotte Citing Bathroom Law
    The NBA has decided to relocate the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, citing the state's controversial new law preventing transgender people from choosing the bathroom of their choice in a move that has sparked outrage from…
  • Jul 21

    Blog Post: 4 Things Making BigLaw Uneasy About A Clinton Presidency

    Blog Post: 4 Things Making BigLaw Uneasy About A Clinton Presidency
    A potential Hillary Clinton presidency bears the taint of scandal, a history of cronyism and the threat of aggressive enforcement, experts say, sparking worries over potentially heavy-handed regulation that would keep litigators, defense…
  • Jul 21

    Blog Post: Chamber of Commerce Weighs In On SEC's Disclosure Update

    Blog Post: Chamber of Commerce Weighs In On SEC's Disclosure Update
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness sent a letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, urging regulators to focus on what information is materially important as they continue…
Rank this Week: 289

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    How are Preliminary Breath Tests Calibrated for Accuracy?

    How are Preliminary Breath Tests Calibrated for Accuracy?
    If you’re on trial for DUI in Virginia, you should know how the preliminary breath test (PBT) must be checked for accuracy and calibrated. If that device can’t be proven to be in proper working order, it shouldn’t be allowed…
  • Jul 18

    Driving on Suspended License Secret: The Officer Must Have a Reason to Pull You Over

    Driving on Suspended License Secret: The Officer Must Have a Reason to Pull You Over
    Video – click to watch instead of reading. Did you know that it’s possible to beat a driving on suspended offense if the officer did not have a good reason to pull you over? This defense applies to many traffic related violations,…
  • Jul 14

    [VIDEO] Should You Prepay Your Virginia Reckless Driving Ticket?

    [VIDEO] Should You Prepay Your Virginia Reckless Driving Ticket?
    If you’re facing reckless driving right now, you need to contact me so you can learn more about reckless driving defenses, learn more about what your situation with the law really means, and then make an educated, informed decision…
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The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Investor Alert: former Wells Fargo advisor Bradley Smegal

    Investor Alert: former Wells Fargo advisor Bradley Smegal
    According to reports, fired Wells Fargo investment adviser Bradley Smegal is facing federal securities fraud charges for allegedly stealing more than $5 million from clients. Authorities purportedly allege that from…
  • Jul 20

    Possible huge step forward for investors.

    Possible huge step forward for investors.
    It is being reported that FINRA’s board of governors is privately debating the creation of a relief fund for unpaid arbitration awards. Such a fund, which has been pushed for by PIABA (the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association,…
  • Jul 19

    Jonothon Lieberman barred from securities industry.

    Jonothon Lieberman barred from securities industry.
    According to FINRA, Jonothon Michael Lieberman (CRD #2237428, Woodbury, New York) recently submitted an AWC in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. Without admitting or denying the findings, Lieberman…
Rank this Week: 244

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Duty of Technology Competence Doesn’t Mean Technology Paranoia

    The Duty of Technology Competence Doesn’t Mean Technology Paranoia
    Last month’s announcement of the marriage between Microsoft and LinkedIn had ethics gurus coming out of the woodwork, warning of a parade of horribles that would flow from the pairing. When the deal was initially launched, ethics CLE…
  • Jul 21

    Are Solos Honest With Themselves When It Comes To Success?

    Are Solos Honest With Themselves When It Comes To Success?
    Recently, Bob Ambrogi reported  on the results of a survey on management and technology challenges faced by solo and small law firms of up to 30 lawyers, conducted by the Thomson Reuters Solo and Small Firm Law Group . Among the various…
  • Jul 7

    As If Solos & Smalls Weren’t Regulated Enough, Professor Leslie Levin Wants Malpractice Insurers To Regulate Us Too

    As If Solos & Smalls Weren’t Regulated Enough, Professor Leslie Levin Wants Malpractice Insurers To Regulate Us Too
    At a time when solo and small law firms are losing ground to non-lawyer providers that aren’t subject to the same onerous and costly regulation , Professor Leslie Levin comes up with this proposal: why not subject solos and smalls to…
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miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jul 21

    No hay fatua sobre Pokémon Go

    No hay fatua sobre Pokémon Go
    Mientras el frenesí por jugar Pokémon Go se extiende por todo el planeta, con grupos de personas rondando las ciudades con la cabeza baja mirando ininterrumpidamente hacia sus celulares, las noticias sobre las regulaciones…
  • Jul 21

    Película de DiCaprio relacionada con investigación por corrupción en Malasia

    Película de DiCaprio relacionada con investigación por corrupción en Malasia
    La película protagonizada por Leonardo DiCaprio en 2013, The Wolf of Wall Street forma parte de una investigación por actos de corrupción en Malasia y que ha llegado hasta los Estados Unidos.
  • Jul 21

    Declaran a Indonesia culpable de genocidio de comunista

    Declaran a Indonesia culpable de genocidio de comunista
    El tribunal popular internacional que se reunió del 10 al 13 de noviembre de 2015 en La Haya, Países Bajos, para revisar acusaciones contra el gobierno de Indonesia por los homicidios en masa ocurridos en 1965 en contra de…
Rank this Week: 296

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 21

    Unifund CCR Case Dismissed for Failure to Timely Serve Summon

    Unifund CCR Case Dismissed for Failure to Timely Serve Summon
    Related to the issue in our last blog post, we caused the dismissal of a $14,000 case on the grounds that the plaintiff, Unifund, CCR, LLC, waited too long to properly serve our client. Almost a year after the action was filed, Unifund,…
  • Jun 24

    The Clock Ticks for Plaintiffs to Serve a Summons and Complaint

    The Clock Ticks for Plaintiffs to Serve a Summons and Complaint
    To be held valid, service of the summons and complaint must be made within 120 days of commencement of the action.[1] If service is not made within that time the court may entertain two options: 1) Dismiss the action without prejudice…
  • Jun 24

    Served Improperly with a Summons and Complaint? Move to Dismiss within 60 Days!

    Served Improperly with a Summons and Complaint? Move to Dismiss within 60 Days!
    New York law is strict when it comes to preserving — and acting upon — a defense grounded on improper service. In a nutshell, and subject to other rules (which I invite you to contact me about), valid service of a summons on an…
Rank this Week: 271

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Jul 21

    New FOIA Legislation

    New FOIA Legislation
    Congress recently enacted new legislation updating and amending the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 was signed into law by the President on June 30, 2016. The new Act codifies a “presumption of…
  • Jul 20

    Professor Lewis Delivers Lecture on Physician-Assisted Suicide

    Professor Lewis Delivers Lecture on Physician-Assisted Suicide
    Browne Lewis,  the Leon M. and Gloria Plevin Professor of Law, recently delivered a lecture on physician-assisted suicide at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow, Scotland. Professor Lewis spoke about the “right to die” movement…
  • Jul 20

    Law Library Hours Update

    Law Library Hours Update
    As always, we ask that our patrons check our website for the most updated hours.  However, with the RNC (and the different hours and access restrictions that it brought) ending, I thought it might be helpful to post the hours upcoming…
Rank this Week: 235

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Jul 21

    Even Law Professors Need to Laugh

    Even Law Professors Need to Laugh
    For a break from polishing your article or prepping for fall classes (assuming you’re through watching political convention coverage), try viewing the original Australian version of Rake. This series features Richard Roxburgh…
  • Jul 18

    Finding Meaning

    Finding Meaning
    As national and international events continue to develop in uncertain and unsettling ways, educating the next generation of lawyers continues to be obviously and critically important. What should our laws be, how are…
  • Jul 15

    The Campaign for Full Citizenship for All Full-Time Law Faculty

    The Campaign for Full Citizenship for All Full-Time Law Faculty
    I’ve just returned from the Legal Writing Institute’s Biennial Conference held in Portland, Oregon.  With hundreds of attendees presenting on a variety of topics in workshops, panel discussions, coffee sessions, and a…
Rank this Week: 322

e-Lessons Learned

e-Lessons Learned

Covers e-discovery issues by focusing on mistakes made by counsel, employers and employees.

http://ellblog.com
  • Jul 21

    Court Punishes Dishonest Defendant with Sanctions, Default Judgment, and Dismissal

    Court Punishes Dishonest Defendant with Sanctions, Default Judgment, and Dismissal
    In the mood for a judicial tongue-lashing?  All you have to do is disobey a court order, destroy evidence and lie under oath.  By means of factual background, Plaintiff Pacific Packaging is a distributor of packaging products. …
  • Jul 13

    Copying Documents = Conversion?

    Copying Documents = Conversion?
    Prior to this case, Quintero Community Association (hereinafter “QCA”) sued Hillcrest Bank (hereinafter “HB”) under a variety of legal theories after plaintiffs sustained a loss in their investment. This is the only…
  • Jul 1

    Inadvertent Disclosures: Who Benefits?

    Inadvertent Disclosures: Who Benefits?
    Plaintiff Steve Pick filed suit against Defendant City of Remsen (and other defendants) alleging, among other claims, violations of constitutional rights pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Pick served the city with a discovery request. The…
Rank this Week: 273

Oakland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Oakland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office Of Thomas G. Lewellyn.

http://www.oaklandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Heads up play prevents serious sports injury

    Heads up play prevents serious sports injury
    Tampa Bay Ray’s Evan Langoria’s quick reflexes prevented what could have been a serious injury to a reporter during an on- field interview over the weekend. The interview was alongside the first baseline while it looks like…
  • Jul 15

    Should California bike riders be allowed to roll through stop signs?

    Should California bike riders be allowed to roll through stop signs?
    Last October, the City of San Francisco was considering a law, known as the Bike Yield Law, which would allow bicyclists to roll through stop signs under certain circumstances.  When I first heard about the proposed law, my gut reaction…
  • Jul 8

    Are Embedded Safety Lights A Good Idea For Alameda Pedestrian

    Are Embedded Safety Lights A Good Idea For Alameda Pedestrian
    I reviewed an article recently about a City in Germany which has embedded traffic lights into the pavement at crosswalks.  The City of Augsburg, is a college town of about 270,000 residents. The decision to install the lights was made…
Rank this Week: 299

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 243

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 18

    Autopilot Crashed My Car. Who’s Liable?

    Autopilot Crashed My Car. Who’s Liable?
    By Mackenzie Olson Recently, numerous drivers have claimed that their Tesla vehicles have crashed while in autopilot mode. Perhaps most notable was a crash that occurred in Florida, when a 2015 Tesla Model S in autopilot mode failed to apply…
  • Jul 13

    Game of Drone

    Game of Drone
    By Jessy Nations Sometime during the past decade or so we started taking the idea of making robots a part of our everyday lives more seriously. Naturally, we went from joking about making machines serve us by doing our menial chores, to…
  • Jul 8

    EU Privacy Litigation: United States Now Filing An Amicus Brief in Facebook Case

    EU Privacy Litigation: United States Now Filing An Amicus Brief in Facebook Case
    By Jason Liu The United States will be filing an amicus brief in the ongoing EU case between privacy activist Max Schrems and Facebook. Although not filed yet, the brief will provide vital information on the U.S.’ stance on privacy and…
Rank this Week: 285

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 329

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/
  • Jul 18

    Judicial umpiring-WTR

    Judicial umpiring-WTR
    Brett M. Kavanaugh, The Judge as Umpire: Ten Principles, 65 Cath. U. L. Rev. 683 (2016). First, and most obviously, a good judge, like a good umpire, cannot act as a partisan. Fifth, at the same time, to be a good judge and a good umpire you…
  • Jul 18

    Judicial umpiring-WTR

    Judicial umpiring-WTR
    Brett M. Kavanaugh, The Judge as Umpire: Ten Principles, 65 Cath. U. L. Rev. 683 (2016). First, and most obviously, a good judge, like a good umpire, cannot act as a partisan. Fifth, at the same time, to be a good judge and a good umpire you…
  • Jul 12

    How broad is the evidentiary privilege in MRE 513

    How broad is the evidentiary privilege in MRE 513
    Very broad. Or, that’s how I interpret a 2-1 Order in H.V v. Kitchen and Randolph (RPI), MISC D. No. 001-06 (C.G. Ct. Crim. App. 8 July 2016). At trial, the defense sought mental health records of the complaining witness.…
Rank this Week: 274

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jul 17

    17 Seconds #26

    17 Seconds #26
    What should I do if I get a trademark cease and desist letter? You should probably cease and desist. Chances are you didn’t search your trademark before using it. Or, in order to “save” money, you didn’t register your…
  • Jun 30

    LawLawLaw #40

    LawLawLaw #40
    Technology, Law, Baseball, Rock ‘n’ Roll. About LawLawLaw My name is Erik Heels, and this is my LawLawLawTM newsletter. Since 2001, LawLawLaw has documented trends in technology, law (mostly patents and trademarks), baseball…
  • Jun 17

    17 Seconds #25

    17 Seconds #25
    Help us update Clocktower Law’s list of cool clients. Clocktower Law believes that all of its clients are cool. But it is admittedly tricky to keep up with what y’all are doing. This is our request for help, since our cool clients…
Rank this Week: 327