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E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • May 4

    E. coli Hits 41 at Whatcom Milk Makers Fest

    E. coli Hits 41 at Whatcom Milk Makers Fest
    The Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is investigating an outbreak of shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157 associated with the Milk Makers Fest that was held at the Northwest Fairgrounds in... Continue Reading
  • May 1

    Whatcom County E. coli Outbreak Grow

    Whatcom County E. coli Outbreak Grow
    The Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is investigating an outbreak of shiga toxin – producing E. coli O157 associated with the Milk Makers Fest that was held at the Northwest... Continue Reading
  • Apr 30

    Another E. coli Outbreak in Washington

    Another E. coli Outbreak in Washington
    According to the Bellingham Herald – of the 32 cases traced to the festival: 17 have been confirmed by the state’s public health lab or tested positive at local labs... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 42

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • May 4

    Plaintiff Ordered To Produce Past Settlement Details in Potential Indivisible Injury Claim

    Plaintiff Ordered To Produce Past Settlement Details in Potential Indivisible Injury Claim
    Reasons for judgement were released last week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, ordering a Plaintiff to disclose details of previous settlements in a personal injury prosecution. In last week’s case (Dholliwar v. Yu) the…
  • Apr 29

    Court Critiques Defence Doctor’s Opinion Following “Flawed” Investigation

    Court Critiques Defence Doctor’s Opinion Following “Flawed” Investigation
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, with critical comments regarding a medico-legal opinion. In today’s case (Chenier v. Szili) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2010 rear end…
  • Apr 28

    Nurse Found Liable for “Negligent Walking”

    Nurse Found Liable for “Negligent Walking”
    There is no reason why the principles of negligence can’t apply to a situation where one pedestrian negligently walks into another causing injury.  Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver…
Rank this Week: 178

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • May 4

    Politics in the Courtroom: Political Ideology and Jury Decision Making

    Politics in the Courtroom: Political Ideology and Jury Decision Making
    Patrick J. Bayer Randi Hjalmarsson Shamena Anwar Politics in the Courtroom: Political Ideology and Jury Decision Making Abstract: This paper uses data from the Gothenburg District Court in Sweden and a research design that exploits the random…
  • Apr 29

    Deaf Juror

    Deaf Juror
    Below is an article about deaf jurors serving in Detroit. The article raises several interesting points that I had not previously given much thought to. First, the process of deliberations is different when one of the jurors is deaf (in...
  • Apr 29

    Trial Jurors and Variables Influencing Why They Return the Verdicts They Do - A Guide for Practicing and Future Trial Attorney

    Trial Jurors and Variables Influencing Why They Return the Verdicts They Do - A Guide for Practicing and Future Trial Attorney
    Mitch Frank Osvaldo Morera Trial Jurors and Variables Influencing Why They Return the Verdicts They Do - A Guide for Practicing and Future Trial Attorneys Abstract: This is the third of a trilogy of articles based on a 204-question survey...
Rank this Week: 776

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/
  • May 4

    Flakka: The Increasingly Popular Synthetic Drug Behind Odd Crime

    Flakka: The Increasingly Popular Synthetic Drug Behind Odd Crime
    In the last few months, an increasingly popular synthetic designer drug called flakka has been the culprit of many strange and bizarre crimes. One man ran nude through a Florida neighborhood, tried to have sex with a tree and told police he…
  • Apr 29

    Hernando County Detention Deputy Allegedly Involved in Illegal Narcotics Transaction

    Hernando County Detention Deputy Allegedly Involved in Illegal Narcotics Transaction
    A Hernando County detention deputy has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of an investigation after he was arrested, along with his girlfriend, in an alleged illegal narcotics transaction. The man, 41, has…
  • Apr 28

    Lakeland Man Jailed on Child Sex Charge

    Lakeland Man Jailed on Child Sex Charge
    The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 31-year-old Lakeland man and charged him with raping two children. The man is currently being held in the Polk County Jail. Authorities allege the man sexually assaulted two children, aged 10…
Rank this Week: 221

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Milk Makers Fest E. coli Cases Now at 41

    Milk Makers Fest E. coli Cases Now at 41
    The Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is investigating an outbreak of shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157 associated with the Milk Makers Fest that was held at the Northwest Fairgrounds in... Continue Reading
  • May 3

    Yelp and Sick Customers Uncover Salmonella Outbreak at Don Antonio’

    Yelp and Sick Customers Uncover Salmonella Outbreak at Don Antonio’
    So, when will public health announce an outbreak? Over the last week, I was been retained by two friends who both ate together at Don Antonio’s in mid-March and developed... Continue Reading
  • May 1

    Fisher Recalls Nuts for 4th Time in Six Year

    Fisher Recalls Nuts for 4th Time in Six Year
    John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) announced today that it is voluntarily recalling Fisher brand chopped walnuts packaged in 10 ounce plastic bags because some of these products may... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 20

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • May 4

    No Charges for Utah Man who Killed Hijacker

    No Charges for Utah Man who Killed Hijacker
    No charges will be issued for the man who killed a hijacker in Utah this weekend.  On Saturday May 2nd, a 31 year old man heard the cries of a hijacking victim being pulled from her car outside a department store in Orem, Utah. …
  • Apr 29

    Assets Seized by Police

    Assets Seized by Police
    We look to our local and state police force to protect our things from burglars and vandals but what about when our assets are being seized by the police themselves? State and federal laws not only condone seizing of assets by our local law…
  • Apr 27

    Utah Teacher Pleads Guilty for Forcible Sexual Abuse

    Utah Teacher Pleads Guilty for Forcible Sexual Abuse
    35 year old Brianne Altice, the Utah teacher charged with having sex with her male students, has pleaded guilty to 3 counts of forcible sexual abuse, each a second degree felony. Although she was likely incapable of forcibly holding down her…
Rank this Week: 646

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Covers issues that affect California employers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • May 4

    CA Supreme Court to Weigh in on On-Call Rest Period

    CA Supreme Court to Weigh in on On-Call Rest Period
    If an employee is required to be available by radio, pager, mobile phone, or the like on a rest break, does it count as a rest break? Like so much of California employment law, it depends on whom you ask. We previously reported on Augustus v.…
  • May 3

    8 Tips for Writing Performance Reviews Your Lawyer Won’t Hate

    8 Tips for Writing Performance Reviews Your Lawyer Won’t Hate
    I’ve written before about why lawyers who defend employers hate performance reviews. Here are tips to writing performance reviews we’ll hate less: Spell Check is your friend. Use it. It’s very hard to defend a…
  • Apr 30

    Can CA Employers Require a Doctors Note for Paid Sick Leave?

    Can CA Employers Require a Doctors Note for Paid Sick Leave?
    As previously discussed, the California Department of Industrial Relations, which will enforce California’s new Paid Sick Leave law, put out a webinar to discuss compliance issues. According to the webinar, requiring employees to…
Rank this Week: 876

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • May 4

    As difficult as pulling teeth

    As difficult as pulling teeth
    Williamson v Khan. Birmingham County Court. Claim No: 3YS66585 (12 March 2015). Disrepair claims against private landlords are often interesting. Not least because said landlords have a tendency to take ridiculous positions and stick with…
  • Apr 28

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    Tower Hamlets Law Centre Housing Law Solicitor (full time) Tower Hamlets Law Centre is seeking to appoint a full time Housing Law Solicitor. The post is for an initial 6 months with a view to…
  • Apr 27

    HMO corner.

    HMO corner.
    A couple of recent Upper Tribunal (Land Chamber) decisions on HMOs under licensing schemes. Urban Lettings (London) Ltd v London Borough Of Haringey [2015] UKUT 104 (LC) What does an ‘appropriate person’ ‘having control of a…
Rank this Week: 429

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

Covers legal issues, developments, and other pertinent pertinent information relating to the creation, use, and exchange of electronic health records. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://hipaahealthlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 4

    Phishing for PHI

    Phishing for PHI
    Two recently reported breaches of hospital data affecting thousands of patients highlight the prevalence, and apparent success, of phishing attacks.  Boston-based Partners HealthCare notified approximately 3,300 patients after a group of…
  • Apr 28

    Providers: Beware of HIPAA and Patient Privacy Rules During Employment Dispute

    Providers: Beware of HIPAA and Patient Privacy Rules During Employment Dispute
    Our partner Elizabeth Litten and I were once again quoted by our good friend Marla Durben Hirsch in her recent article in Medical Practice Compliance Alert entitled “Beware of HIPAA, Patient Privacy During Practice Employment…
  • Apr 10

    Health Information Technology in NJ – Where Are We Now?

    Health Information Technology in NJ – Where Are We Now?
      Part 2 Money talks. In other words, offering financial incentives is one way to effect behavior change.  It seems to have worked in getting providers to adopt and use health IT in everyday practice, both in New…
Rank this Week: 805

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • May 4

    Startups Face Legal Action for Treating Contractors Like W2 Employee

    Startups Face Legal Action for Treating Contractors Like W2 Employee
    Lawsuits against companies for a lack of distinction between contractors and employees are rampant. Startups especially are currently under fire for treating 1099 contractors like W2 employees, but without the benefits. Companies (especially…
  • May 1

    Six Officers Charged in the Murder of Freddie Gray

    Six Officers Charged in the Murder of Freddie Gray
    The death of Freddie Gray was officially ruled as a homicide by Baltimore’s attorney, Marilyn Mosby. All six officers involved in the case will face criminal charges. They were quickly taken into custody following the announcement by…
  • May 1

    Bruce Jenner Highlights the Legal Struggles of Transgender People

    Bruce Jenner Highlights the Legal Struggles of Transgender People
    Bruce Jenner has become the most famous American to date to come out as a transgender woman. Last week, the Olympic gold medalist and star of the show Keeping up with the Kardashians appeared for a groundbreaking interview with Diane Sawyer.…
Rank this Week: 975

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 76

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • May 4

    No Contest Clauses in Illinois Will

    No Contest Clauses in Illinois Will
    A No Contest Clause, sometimes referred to as an in terrorem clause, is used in wills to prevent a beneficiary from challenging provisions in a will. The No Contest Clause would state that if a beneficiary challenges the validity of the…
  • Apr 24

    Naming Minors as IRA Beneficiarie

    Naming Minors as IRA Beneficiarie
    A minor can be a beneficiary of an IRA, and the advantages are many. When an IRA is inherited, the required withdrawals can be stretched across the life expectancy of the individual who is inheriting the IRA. This defers taxes until…
  • Apr 17

    Custodial Accounts for Minors in Illinoi

    Custodial Accounts for Minors in Illinoi
    Custodial accounts are created by adults as custodians for minor children. Both the custodian and the minor must be residents or resident aliens of the United States. The accounts are established under the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act…
Rank this Week: 931

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Ruling of the Week 2015.14: The "Treatment" of Bicycle Seat

    Ruling of the Week 2015.14: The "Treatment" of Bicycle Seat
    Note, this is not another post about tariff classification. Read through the facts to get to the more interesting issue.How much controversy could there possibly be over the tariff classification of an add-on child safety seat for bicycles?…
  • Apr 30

    Ruling of the Week: Missing Edition

    Ruling of the Week: Missing Edition
    Argh.I am a week and a half behind on my commitment to provide a post on a ruling each week. Sorry, that is the beauty and curse of litigation. Back soon and will catch up.The good news is that there have been no new CIT and CAFC…
  • Apr 16

    Ruling of the Week 2015.13: Origin, NAFTA and Circular Reasoning

    Ruling of the Week 2015.13: Origin, NAFTA and Circular Reasoning
    The NAFTA Marking rules are a giant mystery to many people.Let's assume you are importing evaporator cores from Mexico. The cores are initially produced in South Korea and shipped to the U.S. From here, they are exported to a facility in…
Rank this Week: 404

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • May 4

    Connecticut Restaurant Sued for Unpaid Wages and Discrimination

    Connecticut Restaurant Sued for Unpaid Wages and Discrimination
    Kitchen employees filed a lawsuit against Goodfellas Restaurant in New Haven, Connecticut for unpaid wages, discrimination, and other legal violations. The restaurant workers were paid in cash and allege that the restaurant did not pay them…
  • Apr 21

    Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Served with Class Action Wage Lawsuit

    Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Served with Class Action Wage Lawsuit
    Dinosaur Bar-B-Que restaurants have been hit with a wage theft lawsuit by their waiters, bartenders, bussers, and runners. The workers claim, in a lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court, that the popular BBQ joint has shorted them out of…
  • Apr 20

    Restaurant on East End of Long Island Sued For Overtime

    Restaurant on East End of Long Island Sued For Overtime
    A cook at The Frisky Oyster restaurant in Greenport, Long Island, has sued the restaurant for unpaid overtime wages. Michael Power, a cook who worked at the restaurant for almost 10 years alleges that The Frisky Oyster did not pay ……
Rank this Week: 976

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • May 4

    Court Of Chancery Explains Creditor’s Right To File Fiduciary Duty Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Creditor’s Right To File Fiduciary Duty Claim
    Quadrant Structured Products Company Ltd. v. Vertin, C.A. 6990-VCL (May 4, 2015) While it is generally known that creditors may only file derivative suits when the company is insolvent, there have been many open issues about what exactly that…
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Explains Limits Of Ratification Defense

    Court Of Chancery Explains Limits Of Ratification Defense
    Calma v. Templeton, C.A. 9579-CB (April 30, 2015) This decision reviews the history of the effect of stockholder ratification on director compensation. Briefly, stockholder ratification will cause the compensation to be subject to the…
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Applies Garner In 220 Case

    Court Of Chancery Applies Garner In 220 Case
    In re Lululemon Athletica Inc. 220 Litigation, Consol. C.A. 9039-VCP (April 30, 2015) This is an important Section 220 decision for at least two reasons. First, it holds that the personal records of non-employee directors do not need to be…
Rank this Week: 653

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 354

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 4

    On the Job! Director, ABA Center on Children and the Law, Washington, DC

    On the Job! Director, ABA Center on Children and the Law, Washington, DC
    The American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law is seeking a Director. The Center strives to advance access to justice for children and families, through advocating for law reform and supporting court and legal practice…
  • May 4

    Go On! ESIL – European Court of Human Rights Conference, 5 June

    Go On! ESIL – European Court of Human Rights Conference, 5 June
    A one-day conference entitled The European Convention on Human Rights and General International Law is being organized jointly by the European Court of Human Rights and the European Society for International Law. The…
  • May 4

    Go On! Update, ICC Summer School 2015 (deadline 30 May)

    Go On! Update, ICC Summer School 2015 (deadline 30 May)
    We’ve posted previously about this year’s ICC Summer School from 15-19 June 2015 at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway. Here is an update, with the full list of faculty: The ICC Summer School at…
Rank this Week: 47

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • May 4

    Technology Skills for Law Librarian

    Technology Skills for Law Librarian
    We recently had a discussion with students interested in law librarianship which included course recommendations for library school. In today’s environment technology skills are an important component of your knowledge base, and in some…
  • Apr 24

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant
    On behalf of the CS-SIS Grants & Awards Committee, I am very pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Meeting grant recipients. Barbara Ginzburg has been awarded the grant for Experienced Librarians. Barbara is Electronic Services Librarian at…
  • Apr 1

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award
    On behalf of CS-SIS I am happy to announce that Meg Kribble is the 2015 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made…
Rank this Week: 436

Nursing Home Law Blog

Nursing Home Law Blog

Information relating to nursing homes and the care that they provide. By Stark & Stark.

http://nursinghomelaw.stark-stark.com/
Rank this Week: 538

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS

    MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS
    User Actions FollowingDavid OvalleVerified account‏@DavidOvalle305I've heard chatter on Judge Veronica Diaz, who was noticeably not herself when she took the bench Monday. Another judge soon relieved her.User…
  • May 1

    DR. LENNY HABER HAS PASSED AWAY

    DR. LENNY HABER HAS PASSED AWAY
    Some obituaries are hard to write. This is one of them. Dr. Lenny Haber, a forensic psychologist who handled cases in the REGJB for decades was more than just a professional acquaintance, he was a friend. As a young an inexperienced…
  • Apr 29

    SCOTUS AFFIRMS FLORIDA BAN ON DIRECT SOLICITATIONS FROM JUDICIAL CANDIDATES

    SCOTUS AFFIRMS FLORIDA BAN ON DIRECT SOLICITATIONS FROM JUDICIAL CANDIDATES
    In an opinion written by Chief Justice Roberts, a sharply divided court, by plurality, affirmed a Florida Supreme Court ruling upholding Canon 7C(1) banning personal solicitation of campaign funds by judicial candidates.  Lanell…
Rank this Week: 235

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    EFF/OTW DMCA reply comment

    EFF/OTW DMCA reply comment
    Well, that's an alphabet soup.  Here are our reply comments to the opposition from DVDCSS and the MPAA et al. Notably, while opponents assert that remix videos are infringing, they don't oppose extension of the existing…
  • May 4

    District court largely upholds mandatory GE disclosure

    District court largely upholds mandatory GE disclosure
    Grocery Manufacturers Assoc. v. Sorrell, 2015 WL 1931142, No. 5:14–cv–117 (D. Vt. Apr. 27, 2015) Relax, we'll be here for a while. Vermont passed a law, Act 120, requiring that manufacturers and retailers identify…
  • May 4

    Eco-friendliness is functional; so is rustic look of burlap

    Eco-friendliness is functional; so is rustic look of burlap
    Farmgirl Flowers, Inc. v. Bloom That, Inc., No. 14-CV-05657, 2015 WL 1939424 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 28, 2015)Farmgirl, a San Francisco-based florist selling locally farmed arrangements, sought a preliminary injunction against competitor Bloom That…
Rank this Week: 65

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • May 4

    Divorce Dilemma: Why Going Pro Se Is A Costly Mistake

    Divorce Dilemma: Why Going Pro Se Is A Costly Mistake
    By “Dad X” After watching two attorneys cost me thousands of dollars in fees and thousands more in what I considered allowing the judge to use a shovel between my bank account and my ex’s new Prada purse, I decided to appear…
  • May 3

    How To Make Sure An Income Deduction Order Terminate

    How To Make Sure An Income Deduction Order Terminate
    Question: I currently have an income deduction order in place so my child support payments are sent from my employer directly to my ex-wife. My daughter is about to reach the age of emancipation and I want to make sure my payments stop, but…
  • May 2

    How Is Custody Determined For Newborns?

    How Is Custody Determined For Newborns?
    Question: How is child custody typically determined when a couple with a newborn decides to divorce? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and cannot give you legal advice, I can give some general observations on this…
Rank this Week: 250

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • May 4

    Hu on Financial Innovation

    Hu on Financial Innovation
    Henry T. C. Hu has posted Financial Innovation and Governance Mechanisms: The Evolution of Decoupling and Transparency on SSRN with the following abstract: Financial innovation has fundamental implications for the key substantive and…
  • May 2

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Christian At, Sylvain Beal & Pierre-Henri Morand, Freezeout, Compensation Rules, and Voting Equilibria, 41 Int'l Rev. L. & Econ. 91…
  • May 1

    National Business Law Scholars Conference: Reopened Call for Paper

    National Business Law Scholars Conference: Reopened Call for Paper
    Details are available here.
Rank this Week: 188

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/
  • May 4

    Never Fear, The Use and Occupancy Agreement Is Here!

    Never Fear, The Use and Occupancy Agreement Is Here!
    Like Superman, A Use and Occupancy Agreement Can Save the Day, But Be Aware of the Risks! Tom and Mary Ryan, and their two little kids, Abigail and Jake, are relocating from California to the Boston area so Tom can take a job with a local…
  • Apr 9

    Spring Realtor “Blow-Out” Event On April 30th at Beauty Parlr!

    Spring Realtor “Blow-Out” Event On April 30th at Beauty Parlr!
    Real estate professionals, you are cordially invited to a fabulous night of pampering at Metrowest’s hottest style salon, Beauty Parlr! Attendees will enjoy complimentary blow-outs by professional hair stylists, including Moroccan oil…
  • Apr 7

    Upcoming CLE: Are You Ready For CFPB Compliance?

    Upcoming CLE: Are You Ready For CFPB Compliance?
    By August 1, 2015, all real estate attorneys and title companies must be compliant with the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) rules for closing residential real estate transactions. On April 13, 2015, 3pm-6pm,…
Rank this Week: 422

Patent Baristas

Patent Baristas

Offers bio/pharma patent news. By Stephen Jenei.

http://www.patentbaristas.com
  • May 4

    Google’s Patent Purchase Promotion. Is It Worth It?

    Google’s Patent Purchase Promotion. Is It Worth It?
    Google announced an experiment it says will “remove friction from the patent market and improve the landscape.” The experiment, called the Patent Purchase Promotion, will run from May 8 through May 22, 2015. In it, the…
  • May 1

    Friday Round-Up: Azerbaijan Gets a Patent for National Breakfast

    Friday Round-Up: Azerbaijan Gets a Patent for National Breakfast
    According to Abulfas Garayev, Minister of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry has received a patent for the Azerbaijan breakfast brand. According to the Minister: “The new brand will be introduced in several hotels for the first time…
  • Apr 28

    Video Response to John Oliver’s Rant Against Patent Troll

    Video Response to John Oliver’s Rant Against Patent Troll
    Last week, John Oliver on his HBO show Last Week Tonight. During Sunday’s episode, Oliver went after so-called “patent trolls,” companies whose sole mission is to purchase patents covering broad ideas who…
Rank this Week: 711

First Amendment Lawyer Blog

First Amendment Lawyer Blog

Covers the First Amendment and public records. By Karl Olson.

http://www.firstamendmentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Judges Aren't Politicians, High Court Say

    Judges Aren't Politicians, High Court Say
    Does someone who wants to be a judge have a First Amendment right to hit people up for campaign money? Thankfully, the U. S. Supreme Court says "no," in a 5-4 decision filed April 29. The Court's split decision will hopefully keep the…
  • Feb 27

    Swastika Display Triggers Hate Speech Debate

    Swastika Display Triggers Hate Speech Debate
    A Sacramento man's display of a swastika on his front lawn has triggered a hate speech debate in California. State Senator Marty Block (D-San Diego) was joined by a group of veterans, community leaders and fellow legislators February 26…
  • Jun 21

    High Court Protects Public Employee Whistleblower

    High Court Protects Public Employee Whistleblower
    The U. S. Supreme Court has taken a step in the right direction for public employee whistleblowers. The Court's June 19 decision in Lane v. Franks reiterates that citizens don't surrender First Amendment rights by accepting public…
Rank this Week: 891

Labor Immigration Law

Labor Immigration Law

Features United States labor immigration law news and analysis. By the Capitol Immigration Law Group LLC.

http://www.laborimmigration.com
  • May 4

    USCIS Completes Data Entry and Receipting of H-1B Cap Petition

    USCIS Completes Data Entry and Receipting of H-1B Cap Petition
    Many of our readers are aware that as of April 7, 2015, USCIS had received a sufficient number of H-1B cap-subject petitions to fill the annual H-1B quota.    As USCIS has been issuing receipt notices for the H-1B cap…
  • Apr 30

    H-4 Spouse EAD Lawsuit Update: H-4 EAD Program Still on Track

    H-4 Spouse EAD Lawsuit Update: H-4 EAD Program Still on Track
    Our office has been receiving a number of inquiries about a lawsuit challenging the H-4 Spouse EAD program as it is about to become effective on May 26th.    We have been monitoring this lawsuit and related developments very…
  • Apr 30

    This Year’s H-1B Cap Has Been Reached – What Are the Alternative Visa Options?

    This Year’s H-1B Cap Has Been Reached – What Are the Alternative Visa Options?
    Many of our readers are aware that as of April 7, 2015, USCIS had received a sufficient number of H-1B cap-subject petitions to fill the annual H-1B quota.  This year’s number of filings (233,000) is at an all-time high,…
Rank this Week: 773

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
  • May 4

    DOJ Issues Best Practices For Data Breach Response

    DOJ Issues Best Practices For Data Breach Response
    On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, the Department of Justice Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) Cybersecurity Unit issued guidance on best practices for responding to data breaches. DOJ released its “Best Practices…
  • May 1

    Will Class Actions Have a Leg to Stand on After Spokeo?

    Will Class Actions Have a Leg to Stand on After Spokeo?
    Earlier this week we promised you a more detailed look at the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to grant certiorari in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, and why the Court’s willingness to resolve questions on plaintiffs’ standing to…
  • May 1

    Advisory Alert: Meaningful Use Stage 3 Proposed Rule

    Advisory Alert: Meaningful Use Stage 3 Proposed Rule
    Security Risk Analysis and Patient Access Where HIPAA and Meaningful Use intersect, does the newly released Meaningful Use Stage 3 proposed rule provide greater clarity or create more confusion? As discussed in our earlier advisory, the…
Rank this Week: 352

Los Angeles Intellectual Property…

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Trademark Attorney Blog

Includes topics such as copyright litigation, licensing, patent litigation, TTAB, trademark applications, and trademark litigation. By Los Angeles, California intellectual property lawyer, Milord A. Keshishian.

http://www.iptrademarkattorney.com/
  • May 4

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar
    On May 8, 2015, I have the pleasure of speaking at Bridgeport Continuing Education's "Trade Secret and Employee Mobility" seminar. For a list of the distinguished speakers and topics, click here . I will be speaking about the…
  • Apr 10

    Vampire Wines Bites Into Yard House’s Vampire Taco Trademark With Infringement Lawsuit

    Vampire Wines Bites Into Yard House’s Vampire Taco Trademark With Infringement Lawsuit
    TI Beverage Group and its attorney, trademark licensor, and co-plaintiff Michael Machat are not drinking at the Yard House and nothing seems to be merry despite the consumption of tacos and alcohol. Plaintiffs appear to have more of an…
  • Jan 30

    Say “Super Bowl” and Suffer the NFL’s Trademark Infringement Traumatic Brain Injury

    Say “Super Bowl” and Suffer the NFL’s Trademark Infringement Traumatic Brain Injury
    Every year the NFL’s trademark attorneys aggressively send cease and desist letters to business using the term “Super Bowl,” threatening them with the trademark law equivalent of traumatic brain injury. Even churches are not granted…
Rank this Week: 443

Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray

Analyzes current developments in copyright law, including case law, legislation, pleadings, discovery, motion practice, pretrial and trial procedure, and Copyright Office practice. By Naomi Jane Gray.

http://www.shadesofgraylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 631

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Registration Opens for 2015 Summer Academic Ombuds Meeting

    Registration Opens for 2015 Summer Academic Ombuds Meeting
    The 13th annual gathering is returning to its original location at Northern Illinois University! The Summer Meeting provides an opportunity for academic ombuds to become better acquainted, to share concerns unique to our professional…
  • May 4

    Ombuds Serves Students at the University of Portugal

    Ombuds Serves Students at the University of Portugal
    Since 2010, Fernando Nunes Ferreira, has been Student Ombudsman for the Universidade do Porto ("U.Porto"), the largest Portuguese public university with about 31,000 students. According to an English language webpage that went live last week,…
  • May 4

    Blog Talk Radio to Feature UC Davis Ombud

    Blog Talk Radio to Feature UC Davis Ombud
    Patti Porter, the Texas Conflict Coach, will interview Rita Callahan on May 26, 2015. Callahan has been a conflict resolution professional for 20 years and and is now in the Ombuds Office at the University of California Davis. Here is…
Rank this Week: 685

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 800

idealawg

idealawg

Law practice information and ideas. From Stephanie West Allen of Allen & Nichols Production.

http://westallen.typepad.com/idealawg/
Rank this Week: 346

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • May 4

    Supreme Court to Examine Standing Under FCRA

    Supreme Court to Examine Standing Under FCRA
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided to hear a case brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) to determine whether individual consumers have standing to sue a consumer reporting agency for statutory violations of the…
  • Apr 21

    Montana to Join Growing List of States Limiting Access to Social Media?

    Montana to Join Growing List of States Limiting Access to Social Media?
    Earlier this month, legislators in Montana gave final approval to H.B. 342 which would limit an employer’s ability to access the personal social media accounts of applicants and employees.  The bill now goes to Governor Steve…
  • Apr 20

    EEOC Wellness Program Regulations Offer Best Practices for Medical Record Confidentiality

    EEOC Wellness Program Regulations Offer Best Practices for Medical Record Confidentiality
    As reported on our Benefits Law Advisor, the EEOC has issued proposed wellness program regulations. Much of the attention to those proposed rules understandably will be how they would affect the incentives employers have implemented…
Rank this Week: 610

Director's Forum: David Kappos'…

Director's Forum: David Kappos' Public Blog

From the US Patent and Trademark Office.

http://www.uspto.gov/blog/director/
  • May 4

    Successful Transition to the Cooperative Patent Classification System

    Successful Transition to the Cooperative Patent Classification System
    Blog by USPTO Commissioner for Patents Peggy Focarino On January 1, 2015, the USPTO successfully transitioned to the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) system from the United States Patent Classification (USPC) system. The CPC is a…
  • Apr 10

    First Patent Quality Summit – a Productive Discussion with the Public

    First Patent Quality Summit – a Productive Discussion with the Public
    Blog by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee At the end of March, the USPTO engaged in a productive exchange of ideas with the public on patent quality. We held an unprecedented…
  • Apr 9

    Implementing Executive Actions to Further Improve our Patent System

    Implementing Executive Actions to Further Improve our Patent System
    Blog by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee We’ve been working on a number of exciting initiatives at the USPTO that will benefit most of you. These programs all support…
Rank this Week: 486

The Amateur Law Professor

The Amateur Law Professor

Covers Washington Supreme Court and Washington Court of Appeals decisions, as well as local and national legal news. By Justin Walsh.

http://theamateurlawprofessor.com
  • May 4

    Issaquah Legal Services’ Attorney Justin P. Walsh Selected as Rising Star for the Fourth Year in a Row

    Issaquah Legal Services’ Attorney Justin P. Walsh Selected as Rising Star for the Fourth Year in a Row
    Justin P. Walsh, principal attorney of Issaquah Legal Services, PLLC, has been selected as a Rising Star by Washington Super Lawyers. No more than two and a half percent of Washington Attorneys are selected for this honor. This 2015 selection…
  • Apr 16

    WA Supreme Court: No Second Injury Fund Relief for Post-Pension Treatment

    WA Supreme Court: No Second Injury Fund Relief for Post-Pension Treatment
    Boeing v. DLI Here, the worker was exposed to some chemicals through the course of her career. She had a leg injury previously, but the combination of the leg injury and asthma from the exposure made her permanently disabled and she was…
  • Apr 15

    Avoiding Contractor Payment Pitfall

    Avoiding Contractor Payment Pitfall
    (Credit: Nina Matthews, Creative Commons Attribution 2.0) The other day, I was meeting with a client regarding a substantial sum that he had not been paid by one of his clients. Now, ordinarily, this would be an easy process for a contractor.…
Rank this Week: 803

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • May 4

    Congratulations to New York Personal Injury Lawyer, Shana De Caro

    Congratulations to New York Personal Injury Lawyer, Shana De Caro
    Congratulations to my partner, Shana De Caro who was selected as a Top Women Attorney in Metro New York as published in New York Times, March 2015 Shana is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of America and…
  • Apr 28

    Team Physician: Legal Liability for Concussions and Brain Injury

    Team Physician: Legal Liability for Concussions and Brain Injury
    I am honored to be able to address The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 83rd Annual Scientific Meeting on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Washington, D.C. I will address this prestigious group of neurosurgeons on their role and…
  • Apr 23

    Approval of NFL Class Action Settlement by Federal Court-A Bad Deal for Player

    Approval of NFL Class Action Settlement by Federal Court-A Bad Deal for Player
    You can put lipstick on a pig it's still a pig; you can wrap an old fish in a piece of paper called change it's still going to stink after eight years. That is the unfortunate truth concerning the approval of the NFL class action brain injury…
Rank this Week: 703

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • May 4

    "Ethical Issues Surrounding Concussions and Player Safety in Professional Ice Hockey"

    "Ethical Issues Surrounding Concussions and Player Safety in Professional Ice Hockey"
    "Ethical Issues Surrounding Concussions and Player Safety in Professional Ice Hockey" by Jeffrey G. Caron and Gordon A. Bloom has been published in the most recent issue in Neuroethics: Abstract Concussions in professional sports have…
  • May 1

    "Framing the Debate: Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury"

    "Framing the Debate: Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury"
    "Framing the Debate: Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury" by L. Syd M. Johnson, Brad Partridge, and Frederic Gilbert has been published in the most recent issue in Neuroethics: Abstract Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)…
  • Apr 30

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): This Is a Baby’s Brain on Pain, TIME In The Popular Press: The Brain of a Tinnitus Sufferer, New York Times Sugar as a Stress Reliever, New York Times: Well Blog Neurons Rewrite Their DNA...
Rank this Week: 626

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • May 4

    Stepping back from sharing

    Stepping back from sharing
    The announcement from Elsevier about its new policies regarding author rights was a masterpiece of doublespeak, proclaiming that the company was “unleashing the power of sharing” while in fact tying up sharing in as many leashes…
  • Apr 30

    Copyright follie

    Copyright follie
    The joy of being a copyright specialist is the amazing array of cool, beautiful, and profound things that make up the raw material of what we do.  It is a privilege to be granted even a tiny window into the creativity of the many people…
  • Apr 27

    Steps toward a new GSU ruling

    Steps toward a new GSU ruling
    It looks more and more like we will get a new ruling from the trial court in the Georgia State case about what is or is not fair use for digital course readings.  The case, of course, was reversed and remanded to the trial court after…
Rank this Week: 763

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/
  • May 4

    What is the Drug Flakka?

    What is the Drug Flakka?
    First it was bath salts, now it's Flakka. A new drug legal drug has risen in popularity. But is Flakka really legal?
  • Apr 27

    Should Water Wasters Be Hung Out to Dry?

    Should Water Wasters Be Hung Out to Dry?
    California is in the midst of its biggest drought in history so the state is trying to find ways to conserve water. Should California threaten those who waste water with jail time?
  • Apr 24

    Going to Class Could Get You Out of Jail in California

    Going to Class Could Get You Out of Jail in California
    Many California counties are introducing misdemeanor drug classes as an alternative to jail time. We take a look at why you should consider going to class in your case.
Rank this Week: 416

Wisconsin Estate Planning

Wisconsin Estate Planning

Covers Wisconsin estate planning, elder law, probate and trust administration, real estate law, business organization, and individual income tax preparation. By Tesar Law Group, S.C.

http://blog.tesarlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 678

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • May 4

    Four Injured In Fullerton DUI Collision

    Four Injured In Fullerton DUI Collision
    At least four people were injured in a Fullerton car crash, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury crash occurred after 50-year-old William Murray…
  • May 2

    Los Alamitos Car Accident Proves Fatal

    Los Alamitos Car Accident Proves Fatal
    Brenda Coronel, 23, was fatally injured in a highway crash in Los Alamitos early morning on April 26, 2015. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the car accident occurred on the southbound 605 Freeway just south of…
  • Apr 27

    Man Killed In Huntington Beach Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed In Huntington Beach Motorcycle Accident
    Chad Wojno, 27, was killed in a Huntington Beach motorcycle accident after a vehicle struck his motorcycle the morning of April 20, 2015. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the collision occurred near Warner Avenue and…
Rank this Week: 59

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • May 4

    Mithras Investments Launches New Essentials Website

    Mithras Investments Launches New Essentials Website
    Mithras Investments, a global leader in high level consulting, launched a new essentials PaperStreet website in April 2015. Based in Miami, but representing clients worldwide, Mithras Investments LLC practices in the following areas:…
  • May 4

    PaperStreet Wins Three Communicator Awards, Praised for Legal Web Design Excellence

    PaperStreet Wins Three Communicator Awards, Praised for Legal Web Design Excellence
    PaperStreet is pleased to announce that we have been awarded three Communicator awards for website design in the Law and Legal Services category. The Communicator Awards recognize excellence in marketing and communications, including design,…
  • Apr 29

    PaperStreet Now Accepting Online Payment

    PaperStreet Now Accepting Online Payment
    We recently added an online system for our clients to pay their invoices. It’s a very easy process but just in case there is some confusion, here’s a quick tutorial for our users. Categories: PaperStreet The post PaperStreet Now…
Rank this Week: 640

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • May 4

    Why Construction Law- An Update

    Why Construction Law- An Update
    Back in 2009, only a year or so after my first post here at Musings, I posted on why I’m in the field of construction law.  Well, a lot has happened in the over 5 years since then, not the least of which is my move to solo practice…
  • Apr 21

    When is Mediation Appropriate for Your Construction Case?

    When is Mediation Appropriate for Your Construction Case?
    Here at Construction Law Musings, I have often discussed mediation as a good alternative to the expense and headaches of litigation.  What I have discussed less often are the circumstances in which it is most appropriate to consider or…
  • Apr 6

    Bankruptcy and the Virginia Mechanic’s Lien

    Bankruptcy and the Virginia Mechanic’s Lien
    Originally posted 2009-06-22 10:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Image via Wikipedia Unfortunately, developer bankruptcies are very much in the news these days. This news, while unsurprising in today’s economy and given the…
Rank this Week: 473

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • May 4

    Partial Settlement Agreements, part 2

    Partial Settlement Agreements, part 2
    Recently, in the case of Porter v. Porter, the Second District Court of Appeal decided an issue regarding a partial settlement agreement in a family law case. In this case, the husband and wife had two vehicles, a Malibu and an Acadia.…
  • Apr 28

    Alimony Reform

    Alimony Reform
    One of the most highly followed bills in the 2015 Florida Legislative session, (by Family Law attorneys), is regarding alimony reform. Currently (as of April 28, 2015), there are similar, but different bills in both houses of the Florida…
  • Apr 27

    Partial Settlement Agreements, part 1

    Partial Settlement Agreements, part 1
    At some point in almost every divorce case, you and your spouse will attend a settlement or mediation conference. The purpose of attending such a conference is to settle the case and avoid the expense and stress of a trial. While most…
Rank this Week: 935