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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 20

    Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Law

    Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Law
    Al Jazeera (Jul. 19, 2017): Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Laws, by AFP News Agency: In 1989, the dictatorial regime of Augusto Pinochet Ugarte outlawed abortion in Chile in all cases. Almost 30 years later, the law remains unchanged....
  • Jul 18

    Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed

    Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed
    Nashville Public Radio (Jul. 17, 2017): Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed, by Chas Sisk Early last year, Democrats and Republicans in the Tennessee Legislature co-sponsored and passed…
  • Jul 13

    Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach

    Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach
    Human Rights Watch (July 10, 2017): Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach, by Nisha Varia This week, the Family Planning Summit met in London. The goal of this annual meeting is to bring governments, donors, and civil society...
Rank this Week: 40

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 20

    Linking to the GPO’s Authenticated PDFs of the Congressional Record Is Now Available on HeinOnline

    Linking to the GPO’s Authenticated PDFs of the Congressional Record Is Now Available on HeinOnline
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.About the Congressional RecordThe Congressional Record was first published in 1873 and is the official record of the proceedings and…
  • Jul 17

    Security Enhancements To ProQuest Congressional

    Security Enhancements To ProQuest Congressional
      We are pleased to announce that starting today ProQuest Congressional joins several of our other electronic resources that enforce HTTPS, the same technology used to secure things like online shopping and banking. This…
  • Jul 14

    Philadelphia Self Help No-Fault Divorce Manual includes change in state law

    Philadelphia Self Help No-Fault Divorce Manual includes change in state law
    The Philadelphia Self Help No-Fault Divorce Manual was prepared by Leslie Engle, Esquire, Gloria Gilman, Esquire, and the Women’s Law Project.It takes the user step-by-step through the process for separation or mutual consent in…
Rank this Week: 334

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Jul 20

    LinkedIn reveals your personal email to your connection

    LinkedIn reveals your personal email to your connection
    [Huge thanks to Dillon Reisman, Arvind Narayanan, and Joanna Huey for providing great feedback on early drafts.] LinkedIn makes the primary email address associated with an account visible to all direct connections, as well as…
  • Jul 7

    On Encryption, Archiving, and Accountability

    On Encryption, Archiving, and Accountability
    “As Elites Switch to Texting, Watchdogs Fear Loss of Accountability“, says a headline in today’s New York Times. The story describes a rising concern among rule enforcers and compliance officers: Secure messaging apps like…
  • Jun 28

    European authorities fine Google for search tactic

    European authorities fine Google for search tactic
    This week the European Commission (EC) announced that it is fining Google $2.7 billion for anti-competitive tactics in the company’s iconic search product. In this post I’ll unpack what’s going on here. I have some…
Rank this Week: 185

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jul 20

    Call for Papers: Irish Yearbook of International Law

    Call for Papers: Irish Yearbook of International Law
    The Irish Yearbook of International Law is now accepting submissions for the next Volume (Volume XIII (2018)). Edited by Professor Siobhán Mullaly (incoming at NUI Galway) and Professor Fiona de Londras (University of…
  • Jul 17

    Understanding the Increases in Direct Provision Allowance for Asylum Seeker

    Understanding the Increases in Direct Provision Allowance for Asylum Seeker
    From August 2017, asylum seekers in Ireland will receive increases to the direct provision allowance payments. For adults, this is the first increase to direct provision allowance in 17 years. For children, this is the second increase in…
  • Jun 13

    Ireland’s Failing Abortion Law: Statutory Interpretation, Human Rights and the Detention of Pregnant Children.

    Ireland’s Failing Abortion Law: Statutory Interpretation, Human Rights and the Detention of Pregnant Children.
    Mairead Enright (@maireadenright) Yesterday, the Child Care Law Reporting Project published a summary of a District Court case from 2016. A  suicidal teenager’s GP referred her to a consultant psychiatrist. She was pregnant and did…
Rank this Week: 124

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
  • Jul 20

    10 facts about the most famous scene in legal history

    10 facts about the most famous scene in legal history
    The legendary confrontation between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow in the Scopes Monkey Trial took place on a hot Monday afternoon in July 1925. But the real clash of the cultural titans didn’t exactly match what was later…
  • Jul 20

    Interactive Constitution: The Twenty-Fifth Amendment

    Interactive Constitution: The Twenty-Fifth Amendment
    Brian C. Kalt and David Pozen look at how the Twenty-Fifth Amendment seeks to answer a series of questions raised by the original Constitution’s treatment of presidential and vice-presidential vacancies and presidential disability.
  • Jul 19

    Supreme Court allows more family kin to enter U.S.under immigration ban

    Supreme Court allows more family kin to enter U.S.under immigration ban
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Trump Administration to allow grandparents and other family members of foreign nationals from Mideast countries to enter the U.S., but told a lower court to review how many refugees can be…
Rank this Week: 589

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 20

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission
    President John F. Kennedy predicted in 1960 that by the end of the decade the country would put a man on the moon and return him home safely.  The triumphant Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, began an era of moon exploration that…
  • Jul 12

    Check in with Tilman Larson

    Check in with Tilman Larson
    This summer, we would like to share a series of profiles on our former library interns and alumni of Seattle University School Law. We love to hear what they’re up to! Where do you work and what is your role? I am an associate…
  • Jun 28

    Check in with Katie Brown

    Check in with Katie Brown
    This summer, we would like to share a series of profiles on our former library interns and alumni of Seattle University School Law. We love to hear what they’re up to! Where do you work and what is your role? Charleston School of…
Rank this Week: 898

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    Johnson v. North Shore Yacht Works Corp.

    Johnson v. North Shore Yacht Works Corp.
    In British Columbia, a trustee acting in the administration of a trust is generally entitled to be reimbursed for his or her reasonable expenses out of the trust assets. But what if the trustee makes a contract in respect of the trust assets,…
  • Jul 16

    Sabey Rule LLP Welcomes Mark Brade

    Sabey Rule LLP Welcomes Mark Brade
    I am pleased to announce that Mark Brade has joined our firm as an associate.Mark is currently focused on real estate law, as well as developing his estate planning, estate administration and business law practices.He is a graduate of…
  • Jul 3

    Parker v. Felgate

    Parker v. Felgate
    My friend and colleague John Poyser sent these photographs of Upper Gloucester Place, Dorset Square, to me.This building was the home of Georgina Annie Stephens Compton, who died on September 2, 1882. Mary Ann Flack, signed Georgina…
Rank this Week: 636

Data Protection Report

Data Protection Report

Covers global privacy, data protection and cybersecurity regulatory and litigation environment. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.dataprotectionreport.com/
  • Jul 19

    Hong Kong Company Director Convicted Under Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance

    Hong Kong Company Director Convicted Under Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
    A director of a Hong Kong company has been convicted of an offence under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“PDPO”). This is the first conviction of its type under the PDPO since the law came into effect in 1996, confirming…
  • Jul 17

    China Seeks Comment on Draft Regulation on Critical Information Infrastructure

    China Seeks Comment on Draft Regulation on Critical Information Infrastructure
    On 10 July 2017 the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued a draft Regulation on the Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure (CII Regulation) for public comment. The comment period ends on 10 August 2017. This…
  • Jul 17

    The Privacy Implications of Autonomous Vehicle

    The Privacy Implications of Autonomous Vehicle
    This is the first of a two-part series discussing the privacy and security issues associated with the widespread use of automated vehicle technology.  This first post focuses on potential privacy issues, while the second post –…
Rank this Week: 808

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Jul 19

    What is IndieGoGo? That is Exactly What I Asked When I Heard About It.

    What is IndieGoGo? That is Exactly What I Asked When I Heard About It.
    It is not often I promote news related to new social media outlets on the firm’s website. But every once in a while an idea comes along that merits promotion. That idea is The Good Men Project’s IndieGoGo campaign. What is…
  • Jul 17

    How to Avoid Paying Alimony That Is Too Much and For Too Long

    How to Avoid Paying Alimony That Is Too Much and For Too Long
    How to avoid paying alimony that is too much and for too long depends greatly on diligence before there is a court order. This article is for the higher earning spouse during the marriage who has a potential exposure to alimony. This article…
  • Jul 10

    How Long Do You Have To Be Married To Get Alimony?

    How Long Do You Have To Be Married To Get Alimony?
    How long do you have to be married to get alimony? This is a question often raised by a spouse in a short-term marriage. Spouses ask this question because they are unsure whether a court would order alimony given the short duration of their…
Rank this Week: 275

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Mortgage Broker Sentenced for Fraudulent Loan Application

    Mortgage Broker Sentenced for Fraudulent Loan Application
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Pierre Chainey, 42, Tabernacle, New Jersey, was sentenced to 54 months in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that caused $2.7 million in losses.  Chainey previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District…
  • Jul 19

    Sentences for Two Law Firm Faker

    Sentences for Two Law Firm Faker
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ronald Rodis, 52, Long Beach, California was sentenced to 41 months in prison, and Charles Wayne Farris, 56, Aliso Viejo, California, was sentenced to serve 47 months in prison for their roles in a multi-million…
  • Jul 19

    Kickbacks and Fraudulent tax returns result in Prison Sentence

    Kickbacks and Fraudulent tax returns result in Prison Sentence
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Richard Pierce, a Michigan business owner, was sentenced to serve a year and a day in prison for obstructing and impeding the internal revenue laws and committing bank fraud. According to documents filed with the court,…
Rank this Week: 3

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jul 19

    FERC Releases Update on Annova LNG Brownsville Project

    FERC Releases Update on Annova LNG Brownsville Project
    FERC has released an update on its review of the Annova LNG Brownsville export project proposed to be located on the southern bank of the Brownsville Ship Channel at mile marker 8.2, in Cameron County, Texas. The project would include six…
  • Jul 17

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through May 2017

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through May 2017
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data on U.S. LNG exports and imports for the period January 2017 through May 2017. The data show that, during May, 18 cargoes of domestically produced LNG were shipped from Cheniere…
  • Jul 14

    Article: U.S. LNG Deliveries to the U.K. Likely to be Rare

    Article: U.S. LNG Deliveries to the U.K. Likely to be Rare
    Platts reports that although a shipment U.S. LNG landed at the United Kingdom’s Isle of Grain last week, additional U.S. LNG shipments to the U.K. are likely to be few because profit margins on U.S. LNG are higher in other markets,…
Rank this Week: 53

Wrongful Dismissal Blog

Wrongful Dismissal Blog

Discussion of Canadian wrongful dismissal cases and other employment law issues and decisions. By Kenneth A. Krupat.

http://joblaw.ca/blog/
  • Jul 19

    20 Month Wrongful Dismissal Award for Employee Upheld

    20 Month Wrongful Dismissal Award for Employee Upheld
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca The Ontario Court of Appeal has released several wrongful dismissal decisions over the past few months.  It has also released some…
  • Jul 15

    SCC: Unjust Dismissal: Big Win for Employee

    SCC: Unjust Dismissal: Big Win for Employee
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca The Supreme Court of Canada has issued a landmark employment law decision.  The case of Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada focused on the…
  • Jun 10

    CBC Fires Evan Solomon for Conflict of Interest: Just Cause?

    CBC Fires Evan Solomon for Conflict of Interest: Just Cause?
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca The CBC continues to provide wonderful material for Canadian employment lawyers.  Its very public employment disputes are fascinating case…
Rank this Week: 837

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jul 19

    NPR: Huge Convictions in Thai Human Trafficking Trial

    NPR: Huge Convictions in Thai Human Trafficking Trial
    NPR reports: A Thai army general and local politicians are among the dozens of people found guilty at a Bangkok court Wednesday in one of Thailand's largest human trafficking trials. Thailand has faced international criticism for years over…
  • Jul 19

    New Edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach

    New Edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach
    Congratulations to Paul Secunda, Jeff Hirsch, and Mike Duff on the publication of the second edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach (2d ed. 2017). Here's the publisher's description: The problem-based approach of Labor Law: A…
  • Jul 16

    Textualism Gone Mad?

    Textualism Gone Mad?
    A district court in Minnesota recently held that retaliation against a prospective hire for requesting an accommodation wasn’t actionable under §704(a). At issue in EEOC v. N. Mem'l Health Care was a claim on behalf of an applicant whose…
Rank this Week: 112

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 19

    St. Petersburg Man Accused of Posing as Girl, Luring Teenage Boy

    St. Petersburg Man Accused of Posing as Girl, Luring Teenage Boy
    St. Petersburg police arrested a 25-year-old man and charged him with two counts of kidnapping and one count of sexual battery with a deadly weapon. Police claim the incidents involved teenage boy. Police said the first incident happened June…
  • Jul 19

    Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Arrested in St. Petersburg

    Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Arrested in St. Petersburg
    Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler was arrested on charges of simple battery and criminal mischief Tuesday night. Police say Fowler was driving in the Trellis at the Lakes apartment complex Tuesday night when a man walking nearby…
  • Jul 11

    Valrico Man Charged with 100 Counts of Child Porn

    Valrico Man Charged with 100 Counts of Child Porn
    Lakeland Police charged a Valrico man with 100 counts of possession of child pornography following an investigation of alleged child porn images found on his work computer. Officials said an investigation into the 55-year-old man began in…
Rank this Week: 254

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    1 Killed, 1 Injured in Boating Accident Near Courtney Campbell Causeway

    1 Killed, 1 Injured in Boating Accident Near Courtney Campbell Causeway
    A man was killed and a woman hospitalized after a Sunday afternoon incident at the Courtney Campbell Causeway boat ramp. According to Tampa Fire Rescue, two people were in a boat that hit something in the water. No further information was…
  • Jul 12

    Gibsonton Woman Intentionally Hit By Driver Following Argument

    Gibsonton Woman Intentionally Hit By Driver Following Argument
    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 27-year-old Gibsonton woman early Tuesday after she intentionally struck another woman with her car following an argument over parking. Investigators said at around 3:40 a.m. on July 11,…
  • Jul 6

    Two Bitten by Loose Dogs in St. Petersburg

    Two Bitten by Loose Dogs in St. Petersburg
    Two people were injured, one severely, when they were bitten by a group of five pit bulls running loose near a St. Petersburg home. Officials said officers were called to the home on July 3 after the dogs were reported loose. A 52-year-old…
Rank this Week: 953

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Gary Truck Accident Lawsuit Claims Trucking Company Negligent

    Gary Truck Accident Lawsuit Claims Trucking Company Negligent
    Liability will be a hotly disputed issue in a recently filed Indiana truck accident lawsuit. According to NWI.com, the lawsuit was filed on behalf of a 35-year-old man with autism who suffered significant brain damage and multiple…
  • Jul 5

    Jurors Award $745K in Indiana Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Jurors Award $745K in Indiana Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    Jurors in an Indiana medical malpractice lawsuit ruled against a now-deceased physician accused of performing an allegedly unnecessary surgery on a 16-year-old athlete.  The South Bend Tribune reports the lawsuit was filed in June 2015.…
  • Jun 16

    Gary Indiana Injury Lawsuit $500k Default Judgment for Plaintiff Affirmed

    Gary Indiana Injury Lawsuit $500k Default Judgment for Plaintiff Affirmed
    A default judgment in an Indiana personal injury lawsuit can occur when there is a failure to take action by one of the involved parties. In most cases, it’s a judgment in favor of the plaintiff (the injured person) when the defendant…
Rank this Week: 986

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jul 19

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim
    Our Florida Jet Ski accident attorneys handle many different types of personal watercraft injury cases. These cases range from negligently conducted Jet Ski tours to improper personal watercraft design. In this case, we represent a person who…
  • Jun 5

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable
    Our Florida personal watercraft injury lawyers were recently successful in convincing a court that a release was legally insufficient and, therefore, unenforceable. Facts of the Case Our client and her boyfriend were staying at the…
  • Apr 25

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
Rank this Week: 247

Hunton Immigration and Nationality…

Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law Blog

Provides information on US immigration law for employers and employees. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonimmigrationlawblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cycle Officially Over

    Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cycle Officially Over
    U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced today that it has now completed returning all petitions that were not selected in the Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B lottery.  Employers who filed petitions should now…
  • Jul 17

    New Form I-9 to be Published July 17, 2017

    New Form I-9 to be Published July 17, 2017
    U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) is scheduled to release a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, on July 17, 2017. The previous version, dated 11/14/16 N, remains valid, but only through…
  • Jul 12

    August 2017 Visa Bulletin – Unusual Retrogression in the EB-2 All Other Countries Category, While Philippines EB-3 Continues to Advance

    August 2017 Visa Bulletin – Unusual Retrogression in the EB-2 All Other Countries Category, While Philippines EB-3 Continues to Advance
    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below is a summary…
Rank this Week: 897

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Jul 19

    Justices allow stricter enforcement of Trump’s refugee ban

    Justices allow stricter enforcement of Trump’s refugee ban
    Photo by Molly Riley/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration’s request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in. But the justices are…
  • Jul 17

    State Department expands definition of ‘close family’ for visa applicants, refugee

    State Department expands definition of ‘close family’ for visa applicants, refugee
    Behnam Partopour, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) student from Iran, is greeted by his sister at Logan Airport after he cleared U.S. customs and immigration in February in Boston. The State Department on Monday expanded its definition…
  • Jul 15

    Feds appeal judge’s travel ban ruling to Supreme Court

    Feds appeal judge’s travel ban ruling to Supreme Court
    A view of the U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, D.C., on October 13, 2015. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking to close a legal window opened for tens of thousands of…
Rank this Week: 263

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Aims to Help Save Time and Money

    Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Aims to Help Save Time and Money
    Two of the most common complaints I hear as a litigation attorney are “why is it so expensive” and “why does it take so long.” Part of the answer to both questions are the procedural rules for discovery which often end…
  • Jul 17

    Property Tax Reassessments – School Districts Increased Their Millage Rate

    Property Tax Reassessments – School Districts Increased Their Millage Rate
    Lancaster Online recently discussed the property tax rates for the 2018-19 tax year for all Lancaster County school districts. Since your school tax is usually much larger than the municipal and county tax, the increase in the school tax rate…
  • Jun 29

    Is your Estate Planning Ready for Summer Vacation?

    Is your Estate Planning Ready for Summer Vacation?
    As summer vacation hits its peak, we sometimes start thinking about estate planning before we board the plane for that long-awaited getaway.  We’ve put it off for one reason or another but is it time to just take care of it? …
Rank this Week: 706

Wexler Wallace Law Firm Blog

Wexler Wallace Law Firm Blog

Covers legal cases and news.

http://blog.wexlerwallace.com/
  • Jul 19

    Please Nominate Wexler Wallace for the ABA Blawg 100!

    Please Nominate Wexler Wallace for the ABA Blawg 100!
    Friends of the blog, The Wexler Wallace blog is a project we’re all extremely proud of. It’s not always easy to… Read More The post Please Nominate Wexler Wallace for the ABA Blawg 100! appeared first on Wexler Wallace…
  • Jul 18

    The Better Care Reconciliation Act – An Irreconcilable Solution

    The Better Care Reconciliation Act – An Irreconcilable Solution
    On June 22, 2017, Senate Republicans introduced a draft version of their Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) repeal bill – the… Read More The post The Better Care Reconciliation Act – An Irreconcilable Solution…
  • Jul 12

    Help Preserve Net Neutrality on the Internet-Wide Day of Action

    Help Preserve Net Neutrality on the Internet-Wide Day of Action
    If you visit any of your favorite websites today, there’s a good chance you’ll be made aware of a concerted… Read More The post Help Preserve Net Neutrality on the Internet-Wide Day of Action appeared first on Wexler…
Rank this Week: 433

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Setbacks in the Department of Labor’s Investigation into Google Pay Gap.

    Setbacks in the Department of Labor’s Investigation into Google Pay Gap.
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. The tech companies of California’s Silicon Valley are playing an ever-expanding role in the world economy and redefining how people live their lives. However, in recent years, many of these companies have come under…
  • Jul 14

    Minnesota Federal Court: Requesting Religious Accommodation Not Protected Activity Under Title VII

    Minnesota Federal Court: Requesting Religious Accommodation Not Protected Activity Under Title VII
    Lev Craig Last week, on July 6, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota granted summary judgment in favor of defendant in EEOC v. North Memorial Health Care, finding that a Minnesota hospital had not violated Title VII of…
  • Jul 11

    Ninth Circuit Holds That Mortgage Underwriters Are Not Exempt Employee

    Ninth Circuit Holds That Mortgage Underwriters Are Not Exempt Employee
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. In McKeen-Chaplin v. Provident Savings Bank, FSB, the Ninth Circuit ruled that mortgage underwriters employed by a bank were entitled to overtime compensation for hours worked in excess of 40 in a work week.  The…
Rank this Week: 761

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    Illinois post office mulls drastic step to protect mail carriers from dog attack

    Illinois post office mulls drastic step to protect mail carriers from dog attack
    Postal officials in Vermillion County, Illinois, are considering changing their mail delivery system after reports of a growing number of dog attacks on mail carriers. Georgetown residents who fail to control their pets may soon find…
  • Jul 7

    Chicago man faces multiple charges in pedestrian hit-and-run crash

    Chicago man faces multiple charges in pedestrian hit-and-run crash
    A Chicago man was charged with several felony and misdemeanor counts for a hit-and-run car accident that left an elderly pedestrian seriously injured. Jean Leonard, 38, was driving his car when he hit the 73-year-old victim who was crossing a…
  • Jun 30

    Illinois Driver With Multiple Prior Violations Kills Family Of Three

    Illinois Driver With Multiple Prior Violations Kills Family Of Three
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how a driver with multiple traffic violations killed a family in a car accident.
Rank this Week: 794

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Jul 19

    Keeping your inner peace

    Keeping your inner peace
    The recent article on finding the calm in your chaos reminded me of this quote attributed to Saint Francis de Sales: “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace…
  • Jul 19

    Living with the chaos inside of you: How to find calmness and manage stre

    Living with the chaos inside of you: How to find calmness and manage stre
    CNN shows one approach to finding your calm in the storm. Jessica Ravitz writes (excerpt): “Chaos is not outside of us; chaos is inside of us,” [Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji] answers. “In the chaos also you can find calmness.…
  • Jun 11

    Counseling for serious relationship issues: communication and commitment

    Counseling for serious relationship issues: communication and commitment
    Dear Abby responds to a reader’s letter inquiring about the marriage counseling (excerpt): With a troubled marriage, a counselor can often facilitate broader communication than couples can achieve on their own. However, like most…
Rank this Week: 764

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/
  • Jul 19

    Betty Dukes, Lead Plaintiff in Walmart Class Action, Die

    Betty Dukes, Lead Plaintiff in Walmart Class Action, Die
    Betty Dukes, the lead plaintiff in the historic class action Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. C-01-2252 (N.D. Calif.), has died at age 67. Although the lower courts granted and affirmed class certification in a gender- and race-based…
  • Jul 12

    Central States Law School Association (CSLSA) Annual Scholarship Conference

    Central States Law School Association (CSLSA) Annual Scholarship Conference
    An announcement from the CSLSA: Registration is Open for the CSLSA 2017 Conference Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference, which will be held on Friday, October 6 and Saturday,…
  • Jul 10

    CFPB Issues Rule on Arbitration Agreement

    CFPB Issues Rule on Arbitration Agreement
    Today the Consumer Financial Protection Board issued its final rule on arbitration agreements. Here’s the full 775-page document (the text of the regulation itself begins at p.747). From the summary: First, the final rule prohibits covered…
Rank this Week: 520

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 912

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Construction Zone Car Accidents Pose Risk to Workers in Maine

    Construction Zone Car Accidents Pose Risk to Workers in Maine
    A road worker was left in critical condition following a Portland car accident in a construction zone. The Portland Press-Herald reports the 58-year-old worker, employed by a private construction firm, sustained severe injuries while on…
  • Jul 12

    Maine Distracted Driving Bill Gets Lawmaker Approval

    Maine Distracted Driving Bill Gets Lawmaker Approval
    State lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have approved a Maine distracted driving bill that would ban hand-held cell phone use, which would make it one of 15 states to do so. Although Maine already has several laws that prohibit…
  • Jul 5

    Compensation Options in Fatal Maine Pedestrian Accident

    Compensation Options in Fatal Maine Pedestrian Accident
    The death of a man in a Maine pedestrian accident is being blamed on an impaired driver who has since been arrested for multiple felonies. The Portland-Press Herald reported the crash happened near the entrance of a Target store, where the…
Rank this Week: 477

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Should You Be Banned from Owning a Gun if You Commit a Hate Crime?

    Should You Be Banned from Owning a Gun if You Commit a Hate Crime?
    Gun control has long been a controversial topic, but the conversation has become even more heated with the rise of mass shootings and domestic terrorism. In an effort to balance gun rights with public safety, California lawmakers have…
  • Jul 17

    California Gun Magazine Law Blocked By Judge Days Before Going into Effect

    California Gun Magazine Law Blocked By Judge Days Before Going into Effect
    In 2016, California voters allowed a number of laws that aimed to strictly regulate firearm and ammunition purchases within the state. One of those laws banned Californians from owning or possessing large-capacity magazines that can hold more…
  • Jul 14

    Does Trump Blocking Twitter Followers Violate First Amendment?

    Does Trump Blocking Twitter Followers Violate First Amendment?
    It’s no secret how much President Trump loves taking his message directly to the public through his Twitter account. Recently, Trump’s account has started to block people who express opposition to his tweets. By blocking these…
Rank this Week: 439

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Housing Court Expansion Bill Gets Funding

    Housing Court Expansion Bill Gets Funding
    State-Wide Housing Court Coverage a “Done Deal” Governor Baker has earmarked $750,000 in the new state budget towards the Housing Court Expansion plan, clearing the way for state-wide coverage for the Housing Court. Senator Karen…
  • Jun 27

    Mass. Lawmakers: Tax and Regulate Airbnb Rental

    Mass. Lawmakers: Tax and Regulate Airbnb Rental
    Proposal: 5%-10% Tax, Plus Comprehensive Regulations Like Uber and Lyft, is the law finally catching up with the new economy-disrupting technologies for the real estate industry like Airbnb? The answer is yes if Massachusetts legislators have…
  • May 20

    Massachusetts Housing Court Expansion Update

    Massachusetts Housing Court Expansion Update
    Proposal Moving Through State House, But Funding Remains a Question The Housing Court expansion plan to have statewide coverage has been gaining political momentum, but whether the plan will receive the long-term funding it needs to make it a…
Rank this Week: 779

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jul 19

    Another Police Shooting Leaves More Questions Than Answer

    Another Police Shooting Leaves More Questions Than Answer
    First it was Jamar Clark. Then came Philando Castile. Now there’s Justine Damond. These are three of the most controversial officer-involved shootings in recent memory, but they all share one scary truth. They’ve all happened in…
  • Jul 18

    Improving Communication Between Lawyers and Client

    Improving Communication Between Lawyers and Client
    When it comes to having the best experience with a lawyer, effective communication is typically one factor that makes or breaks the deal. However, many people haven’t needed the assistance of a criminal attorney in the past, so they may…
  • Jul 17

    New Underage Drinking Law on Lake Minnetonka

    New Underage Drinking Law on Lake Minnetonka
    A new law that went into effect over the weekend will hold boat operators responsible for any underage drinking that occurs on their boat on Lake Minnetonka. The new law was approved earlier this month by the Lake Minnetonka Conservation…
Rank this Week: 595

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

Covers workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance webtools and technology. By Lynch Ryan.

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • Jul 19

    High hazards, gruesome deaths; farm worker safety programs facing cut

    High hazards, gruesome deaths; farm worker safety programs facing cut
    Farm work is dangerous work. Injuries and fatalities are gruesome – amputations, death by being caught in machinery or rolled over by tractors; drownings in manure pits; suffocation in grain bins. More than 5,000 agricultural workers in…
  • Jun 23

    Health Wonk Review on AHCA and other health policy matter

    Health Wonk Review on AHCA and other health policy matter
    The secret Senate Republican gang of 12 finally came out from behind closed doors and Joe Paduda is on the case to help analyze the legislation that will have a profound impact on one-sixth of the nation’s economy. Joe’s posted a…
  • Jun 2

    Eight Steps To Controlling Workers’ Compensation Costs: Conclusion

    Eight Steps To Controlling Workers’ Compensation Costs: Conclusion
    This is part 3 in a 3-part series. Here are parts 1 and 2. Step 6 – Establish a partnership with your claim service provider It is not the job of the insurer or third party administrator (TPA) to solve your workers’ compensation…
Rank this Week: 298

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 524

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 86

Kluwer Patent Blog

Kluwer Patent Blog

Provides information and news on European patent law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwerpatentblog.com
  • Jul 19

    Germany: Beschichtungsverfahren, Federal Court of Justice of Germany, X ZR 163/12, 27 September 2016

    Germany: Beschichtungsverfahren, Federal Court of Justice of Germany, X ZR 163/12, 27 September 2016
    In this case the FCJ considered the question of whether one of the co-owners of an invention is individually entitled to file a patent application for that invention. The Court held that in general an application is not permissible if it is…
  • Jul 19

    IT team Unified Patent Court calls for input on integration users’ systems with CMS of court

    IT team Unified Patent Court calls for input on integration users’ systems with CMS of court
    The UPC IT team has called on business and service providers to provide information about how they want to integrate their systems with the case management system (CMS) of the UPC, and what services they plan to provide their clients.…
  • Jul 17

    Determination of Design Patent Infringement in China

    Determination of Design Patent Infringement in China
    The recent Apple v. Baili case has generated a wide interest in design patents. This article discusses developments on judicial standards for determining design patent infringement applied in Apple v. Baili, and some implications from this…
Rank this Week: 817

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Jul 19

    Ira Leesfield Reappointed to Serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Committee for Florida

    Ira Leesfield Reappointed to Serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Committee for Florida
    Ira Leesfield, founder and managing partner of Leesfield Scolaro, P.A., was recently reappointed by Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) representing the Southern District…
  • May 16

    Boat Tour Safety Regulations in Focus following latest Airboat Tragedy

    Boat Tour Safety Regulations in Focus following latest Airboat Tragedy
    Boating season is upon us, kicked off during Memorial Day weekend only days away.  During the last weekend of Spring, South Florida will once again become the boating capital of the world for many weeks to come, and each year around this…
  • Apr 13

    92% of drivers use their phone means 100% of the public is at risk

    92% of drivers use their phone means 100% of the public is at risk
    A new study revealed that 92% of motorists use their phone while operating their vehicle.  That reality must sink in.  Whether you are in traffic, stopped at a red light, making 60mph on the highway, a pedestrian walking across an…
Rank this Week: 978

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 19

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER
    “Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition, “A History…
  • Jul 19

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand
    “Two handwritten music manuscripts discovered in a library clearout at an amateur orchestra in New Zealand have been confirmed as the work of British composer Gustav Holst, untraced for more than a century. The North Island’s Bay…
  • Jul 18

    2000+ audio cassettes from Allen Ginsberg collection now streaming from SearchWork

    2000+ audio cassettes from Allen Ginsberg collection now streaming from SearchWork
    “Ginsberg comes up fairly often in this blog (e.g. Rebecca Wingfield’s recent post about “Howl” going up online), but the release of over 2000+ audio cassette recordings to SearchWorks is truly another cause for…
Rank this Week: 213

www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

Covers immigration topics in the United States.By SGM Law Firm.

http://www.immi-usa.com/immigration-news/
  • Jul 19

    E2 Visa Denied | Reasons, Options, Extension Denial

    E2 Visa Denied | Reasons, Options, Extension Denial
    For foreign investors, the E2 visa is one of the best ways to work in the U.S. through your investment. However, due to the complicated nature of immigration law, obstacles can always arise. If you have had your E2 visa … Continue…
  • Jul 13

    August 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Predictions and Analysi

    August 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Predictions and Analysi
    August is just around the corner and with it comes a new visa bulletin. If you have petitioned for a green card and you’re waiting for you priority date to be current, you’ve come to the right place. It’s time ……
  • Jul 12

    NIW vs PERM Labor Certification | Differences, Requirements, Use

    NIW vs PERM Labor Certification | Differences, Requirements, Use
    The world of immigration law is complex and difficult to master. Unless you’re an immigration attorney, you can’t be expected to know everything about every form and policy. So it comes as no surprise when people ask a question…
Rank this Week: 250

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Jul 19

    The technology of urban verticality: Part 2, Interior

    The technology of urban verticality: Part 2, Interior
      By: David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   As we saw in the previous Part 1, the march of human urbanization is a march into the sky: the creation of a vertical built environment that doesn’t…
  • Jul 17

    The technology of urban verticality: Part 1, Ma

    The technology of urban verticality: Part 1, Ma
      By: David A. Smith   The world has experienced more change in humanity’s cities and our residential patterns in the last century and a half than in all of human history put together.  Take a pair of American twins born…
  • Jul 6

    Bail out? Bail in?: Part 2, Italians aren’t stupid

    Bail out? Bail in?: Part 2, Italians aren’t stupid
      By: David A. Smith   [Continued from the previous Part 1.]   As we saw in Part 1, the Italian government is following in a series of national governments (previously Greece, before that Spain) that when confronted with a…
Rank this Week: 694

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

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

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jul 19

    An Explanation for the Low Bankruptcy Rates: Debt

    An Explanation for the Low Bankruptcy Rates: Debt
    Yesterday, I noted the U.S. bankruptcy filing rate of 2.38 per 1,000 persons is at historic lows. The next question is always why. In this post, I am going to try to walk through an explanation in four graphs. The...
  • Jul 18

    Bankruptcy Filings Holding Steady for the First Half of 2017

    Bankruptcy Filings Holding Steady for the First Half of 2017
    Using data from Epiq Systems, we appear to be on track for 774,000 bankruptcy filings for the 2017 calendar year. That would basically be the same rate of filings as in 2016 when total filings were just under 772,000. This...
  • Jul 18

    Eleven Year

    Eleven Year
    The number eleven has a lot of significance in the bankruptcy world. The Bankruptcy Code is, of course, title 11 of the United States Code. There is chapter 11. And, within chapter 11, one can make the eleven-eleven election under...
Rank this Week: 196

Software Intellectual Property…

Software Intellectual Property Report

Covers the places where software intersects the law of intellectual property. By Charles A. Bieneman.

http://swipreport.com/
  • Jul 19

    Lack of Written Description Support Leads CAFC to Invalidate

    Lack of Written Description Support Leads CAFC to Invalidate
    In TransPerfect Global, Inc. v. Joseph Matal, the CAFC affirmed the Board’s PGR rejection of the claims of US6,857,022 as invalid for lack of written description support.  The ‘022 patent discloses a method of obtaining a…
  • Jul 17

    CAFC: PTAB Claim Construction Violates Boundaries of BRI

    CAFC: PTAB Claim Construction Violates Boundaries of BRI
    In IPCom GMBG & Co. v. HTC Corp. (Fed Cir. 2017), the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded a finding of obviousness in an Inter Partes Reexamination because the PTAB’s claim construction went beyond the broadest reasonable…
  • Jul 13

    Federal Circuit Reverses E.D. Texas on Exceptional Case

    Federal Circuit Reverses E.D. Texas on Exceptional Case
    Reversing a decision from the Eastern District of Texas, the Federal Circuit held that AdjustaCam unreasonably litigated its Camera Clip patent (U.S. Pat. No. 5,855,343) and that its case was objectively baseless—holding the case to be…
Rank this Week: 424

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Jul 19

    What is a Motion to Suppress?

    What is a Motion to Suppress?
    In Texas, one of the main weapons that a criminal defense lawyer can use to help his client is a “motion to suppress” that requests the judge order certain evidence be excluded from the case.  It can be filed in both state…
  • Jul 12

    Prosecutors and Police in Dallas: How Bad is It?

    Prosecutors and Police in Dallas: How Bad is It?
    So, what’s going on here in Dallas County with our prosecutors and our police department?  Well, there are lots of things going on right now that impact criminal justice – and criminal defense – here in North Texas.…
  • Jul 5

    Arrested After Police Field Drug Test?  Fight Back: These Things Are Notoriously Wrong

    Arrested After Police Field Drug Test?  Fight Back: These Things Are Notoriously Wrong
    Here’s what happens.   You’re driving along, minding your own business, when you see those flashing lights in your rearview mirror and pull over.  The police officer saunters up to your window.  You ask…
Rank this Week: 534

Music & Copyright's Blog

Music & Copyright's Blog

Covers global copyright and legal issues affecting the music industry.

http://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com
  • Jul 19

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Germany country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Germany country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. EU committees’ views on upload filters highlight differing attitudes to modern copyright protection The European…
  • Jun 21

    New issue of Music & Copyright with UK country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with UK country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Plotting the rise of paid audio subscriptions and the end of smooth lines and growth curves Earlier this year, global…
  • Jun 7

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Indonesia country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Indonesia country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Spotify agrees to settle US copyright-infringement claims Spotify is settling a legal claim made by a group of authors…
Rank this Week: 497

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jul 19

    ‘The Lawyer, the Addict’ is NY Times’ Most Emailed Article This Week

    ‘The Lawyer, the Addict’ is NY Times’ Most Emailed Article This Week
    Eilene Zimmerman’s moving article in the NY Times this weekend about the death of her attorney ex-husband is receiving a lot of attention. Please don’t rely on my description of the article. If you haven’t already read it,…
  • Jul 17

    Study Confirms Plaintiffs Win Less Than They Used To

    Study Confirms Plaintiffs Win Less Than They Used To
    An interesting article recently hit the presses: The Curious Incident of the Falling Win Rate, by Alexander Lahav and Peter Siegleman. Here is the Article. The study is based on federal court results nationwide for 1980 to 2010. It opens:…
  • Jul 12

    Bar Convention Week

    Bar Convention Week
    It’s Bar Convention week–probably the slowest non-Holidays week of the year for Mississippi lawyers. Even attorneys who don’t attend the Bar Convention often schedule vacations this week. On Friday morning, I will be…
Rank this Week: 150

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Two Supreme Court Decisions Narrow Access to Justice for Ordinary Oregonian

    Two Supreme Court Decisions Narrow Access to Justice for Ordinary Oregonian
    An important thing to understand about the US Supreme Court is that its rulings can often seem narrow and technical even as they have sweeping repercussions for every American. That was the case with two rulings that were issued late last…
  • Jul 11

    Beaverton Child’s Injury Spotlights Window Fall Danger

    Beaverton Child’s Injury Spotlights Window Fall Danger
    The news last week that a 3-year-old Beaverton girl was in critical condition after falling from a 2nd floor window is the most tragic sort of reminder of the importance of window safety. As I have written on several previous occasions, when…
  • Jun 29

    Bill to Curb Patients Rights Passes US House

    Bill to Curb Patients Rights Passes US House
    On Wednesday the US House of Representatives passed the misleadingly-named “Protecting Access to Care Act” on a largely party-line vote of 218-210 (all of the ‘yes’ votes came from Republicans; the noes included 191…
Rank this Week: 302

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Jul 18

    Stone Soup Mini-course:  What Do You Wanna Know?

    Stone Soup Mini-course:  What Do You Wanna Know?
    Do you remember when you were a kid, bursting with curiosity about how and why things worked they way they do?  If you’re a parent, grandparent, or other person in close contact with young children, you don’t have to go that…
  • Jul 17

    Great Bibliography of Recent Empirical Research on ADR

    Great Bibliography of Recent Empirical Research on ADR
    From TFOI Jim Coben: Dear Colleagues, Beginning in summer 2013, Donna Steinstra and I have co-edited Research Insights, a regular column in the American Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Magazine (DRM).  Twice a year we choose…
  • Jul 16

    Stone Soup Mini-Course:  My Students and I Can Do This!

    Stone Soup Mini-Course:  My Students and I Can Do This!
    In a recent post in this mini-course, I highlighted several impressive studies relying on qualitative data.  This post follows up the one describing how you and your students can get great joy from doing Stone Soup interviews and focus…
Rank this Week: 728