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New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 1

    Consumer Given Another Chance to Challenge Pinpoint Technologies' Affidavit of Service

    Consumer Given Another Chance to Challenge Pinpoint Technologies' Affidavit of Service
    Often times, consumers have to unwind their case after they've defaulted (did not appear in court). Bad service of initial papers often leads to lack of awareness, which then leads to a default judgment. The garnishment proceedings and…
  • Aug 5

    Using Receivership to Aid Enforcement of A Money Judgment

    Using Receivership to Aid Enforcement of A Money Judgment
    Generally, receivership is the situation in which an institution or business enterprise is being held by a "receiver," a person appointed with custodial power to manage or distribute assets. Receivers can be appointed by government…
  • Aug 3

    Account Numbers on Envelopes Doesn't Violate FDCPA, Holds Two Federal Judge

    Account Numbers on Envelopes Doesn't Violate FDCPA, Holds Two Federal Judge
    Although the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is broadly applied, visible account numbers through envelope windows do not violate the law, holds two federal judges. The twin rulings appeared as stories front and center of today's…
Rank this Week: 977

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
  • Sep 1

    2015 Global Peace Index

    2015 Global Peace Index
    The Institute for Economics and Peace has released: Global Peace Index 2015 Some highlights from the Executive Summary: This is the ninth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks the nations of the world according to their level…
  • Aug 10

    Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback

    Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback
    Please see: New Features Added to Congress.gov Based On Your Feedback From the above blog post, note in particular the intent of the Law Librarians of Congress: “Since the unveiling of Congress.gov in September of 2012, we have been…
  • Jul 2

    New U.S. Copyright Office Report: “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization”

    New U.S. Copyright Office Report: “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization”
    The United States Copyright Office has recently issued a new report on “orphan works,” or copyright-protected work for which rights-holders are not determinable or contactable, as well as on digitization en masse.…
Rank this Week: 879

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 253

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 1

    John Harding Added to Best Lawyer

    John Harding Added to Best Lawyer
    John Harding was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 in the field of Family Law. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the…
  • Aug 31

    Alameda and Contra Costa Family Court Realignment

    Alameda and Contra Costa Family Court Realignment
    The family law courts in Alameda County and Contra Costa County are going in opposite directions. Alameda County has announced a contraction effective 2016. All family law departments and courtrooms will be consolidated at the Hayward Hall of…
  • Aug 21

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge
    Long time Alameda County Support Commissioner Thomas Nixon was elevated in July by Governor Jerry Brown to Superior Court judge. Nixon, 56, of Dublin, has served as a commissioner at the Alameda County Superior Court since 2002. He was an…
Rank this Week: 738

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Sep 1

    Please plead me

    Please plead me
    Everyone knows about copyright preemption.  How about trademarks?  Pamela Chestak has a great post that explains why yes one, and no the other. First, a refresher on preemption in copyright.  Preemption, of course, refers to…
  • Aug 20

    It’s not all in the detail

    It’s not all in the detail
    Originally posted 2012-08-17 10:14:15. Republished by Blog Post PromoterHow detailed do architectural drawings have to be to qualify for copyright protection?  Not all that detailed, the Second Circuit ruled on August 15th, in the case…
  • Aug 20

    When you say BUD®

    When you say BUD®
    Disputes involving the great BUDWEISER trademark are even older than LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® — the blog, not the secondary meaning thing.  You know that because even in 2006 I wrote — already sounding like a tired…
Rank this Week: 87

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Sep 1

    Firm has an immediate opening for a qualified paralegal!

    Firm has an immediate opening for a qualified paralegal!
    Butler & Giraudo, P.C., a Central Illinois law firm specializing in all areas of family law, has an employment opportunity for a skilled paralegal.  The firm's attorneys, Susan Butler, Kelly Giraudo, and Tamara Meister, have more…
  • Aug 21

    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately!

    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately!
    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately with personal injury/general practice law firm in Peoria with five attorneys. General office experience, excellent typing and computer skills are a must as this is a very fast paced…
  • Aug 19

    Peoria Work Comp Paralegal Position

    Peoria Work Comp Paralegal Position
    Peoria Worker's Compensation Lawyer seeks qualified Paralegal to fill position immediately.  Will train the right candidate.  Experienced Paralegals in Work Comp or other practice areas are welcome to apply.Send a resume and cover…
Rank this Week: 198

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Sep 1

    Condo Pet Eviction After Court Rejects Human Rights Claim

    Condo Pet Eviction After Court Rejects Human Rights Claim
    As we have reported in prior blog posts, many pet owners who have breached the pet restrictions in their condominium documents will go to great lengths to keep the pet
  • Aug 26

    Condo Unit Owner Awarded Damages for Oppression by Condo Corporation

    Condo Unit Owner Awarded Damages for Oppression by Condo Corporation
    In a recent decision by the Superior Court of Ontario, Wu v. PCC No. 245, the Court found that a condominium owner had been oppressed by the condominium corporation and
  • Aug 24

    Bill 106 Highlights- Mandatory Licensing of Condominium Manager

    Bill 106 Highlights- Mandatory Licensing of Condominium Manager
    In addition to amending the Condominium Act, Bill 106 also enacts the Condominium Management Services Act. This legislation will require mandatory licensing of all individual condominium managers, and condominium management
Rank this Week: 851

On Being A Black Lawyer

On Being A Black Lawyer

By Yolanda Young.

http://www.onbeingablacklawyer.com
  • Sep 1

    Hearing expected in the Freddie Gray case

    Hearing expected in the Freddie Gray case
    A judge in Baltimore is expected to hear preliminary motions in the Freddie Gray case on Wednesday. In May, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced indictments against six officers involved in the arrest of Gray who…
  • Aug 11

    Jon Stewart, Employment Discrimination, and the Problem of Pointing Out Microaggressions to Good White People

    Jon Stewart, Employment Discrimination, and the Problem of Pointing Out Microaggressions to Good White People
    on Stewart, Employment Discrimination, and the Problem of Pointing Out Microaggressions to Good White People Follow @yolandayoungesq JonStewart.jpg In the end, Jon Stewart, the retired host of the Daily Show and Wyatt Cenac, his former…
  • May 4

    Marilyn Mosby is the Latest Example of Why Black Lawyers Matter

    Marilyn Mosby is the Latest Example of Why Black Lawyers Matter
    Follow @yolandayoungesq   This article is the second in a series sponsored by The Cochran Firm, lawyers for the parents of John Crawford III, who was shot and killed by police near Dayton, Ohio, in … Read More
Rank this Week: 431

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Sep 1

    Harrison Schumacher & Quantum Energy Named In SEC Action

    Harrison Schumacher & Quantum Energy Named In SEC Action
    August 27, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has alleged that Harrison Schumacher and his two Los Angeles companies, Quantum Energy LLC and Quaneco LLC, raised over $12.3 million from some 300 investors in connection with oil…
  • Sep 1

    SEC Names West Palm Beach Man in Boiler Room Securities Fraud

    SEC Names West Palm Beach Man in Boiler Room Securities Fraud
    August 20, 2015-West Palm Beach, FL Moshe Yehuda Dunoff was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with participating in a boiler room fraud that raised over $1.5 million from 58 investors in 14 countries. Victims were led to…
  • Sep 1

    Iowa Regulators Name Austin Texas Residents In Oil & Gas Securities Fraud Action

    Iowa Regulators Name Austin Texas Residents In Oil & Gas Securities Fraud Action
    August 28, 2015 Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart issued a cease and desist order to the following Austin, Texas residents: Carson Energy, Inc.                        …
Rank this Week: 587

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Arizona Men Face Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop in Oklahoma

    Arizona Men Face Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop in Oklahoma
    On Saturday, August 22, two Arizona men were arrested by deputies with the Canadian County Sheriff’s Dept. in Oklahoma after being pulled over for driving erratically on Interstate 40. 56-year-old Rafael Luna of Glendale and 50-year-old…
  • Aug 31

    Beloit Bicyclist Killed in Car Collision, Suspected Drunk Driver Arrested

    Beloit Bicyclist Killed in Car Collision, Suspected Drunk Driver Arrested
    On Saturday August 29 at approximately 1:45 in the morning, a 43-year-old Beloit man, Mario Esquivel-Flores, died at an area hospital after becoming involved in a collision with a car on Milwaukee Road. At the time of news reports, an…
  • Aug 28

    Detroit Police Officer Charged in Drive-by Shooting at Assisted Living Facility

    Detroit Police Officer Charged in Drive-by Shooting at Assisted Living Facility
    On Tuesday, August 25, a Detroit Police Officer who had been suspended after being accused of a drive-by shooting at a Ray Township assisted-living home was sentenced to prison. Clifford E. Gullion now faces a minimum of three years in…
Rank this Week: 629

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Objections to facts in the PSR: this is not just a child porn case

    Objections to facts in the PSR: this is not just a child porn case
    Bottom line for child porn offenses: United States v. Cover, 14-3641 holds that the depiction of an 11- or 12-year-old child penetrated orally by an adult penis is not per se a depiction of sadistic or masochistic conduct. There was no…
  • Sep 1

    State restoration of rights does NOT restore federal gun right

    State restoration of rights does NOT restore federal gun right
    In a lengthy opinion today, the Sixth Circuit ruled that even though a FEDERAL felon had their Tennessee state civil rights fully restored - including specifically his right to have a firearm - his federal right to firearms had not been…
  • Aug 31

    Evading arrest not a predicate for ACCA

    Evading arrest not a predicate for ACCA
    Very quick, unpublished opinion today in United States v. Odell Holder, 14-5666. Case was remanded by the Supreme Court for evaluation under Johnson. Sixth held that evading arrest is not a predicate offense.
Rank this Week: 803

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
Rank this Week: 875

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Justice on safari?

    Justice on safari?
    Today's DJ features an article about 2/8's PJ Bigelow, wearing African garb, playing a wife whose husband's murderer is on trial ... in Uganda. As the article explains, Justice Bigelow and District Court Judge Bev O'Connel (and six other…
  • Aug 28

    Book review: The Case Against the Supreme Court

    Book review: The Case Against the Supreme Court
    End of Summer book review time! By now you surely have read Dean Chemerinsky's latest, The Case Against the Supreme Court. But if not...As the introduction makes clear, the book tells "stories of instances in which the Supreme Court…
  • Aug 28

    DJ profiles 1/2's Justice Stewart

    DJ profiles 1/2's Justice Stewart
    Today's DJ profiles Justice Therese Stewart, recounting her "front row seat to the gay rights revolution." It's another solid profile, providing personal and professional background, and some good anecdotes."People assume that if you're…
Rank this Week: 518

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    StarKist Tuna is Giving Away Tuna or Cash: Here’s How to get Yours!

    StarKist Tuna is Giving Away Tuna or Cash: Here’s How to get Yours!
    If you are anything like us, then the possibility of getting free money or food is always of great interest. That’s why the recent decision by StarKist to settle a class action lawsuit is something that caused us to stand up and take…
  • Aug 24

    Top 5 Qualities to Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Top 5 Qualities to Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer
    No one ever plans to need a personal injury lawyer. Accidents happen to all of us, everyday, and for some of us, the consequences last for months, years or an entire lifetime. When that accident happens through no fault of your own, or, God…
  • Aug 17

    3 Celebrity Courtroom Sketches MUCH Worse than Tom Brady’s!

    3 Celebrity Courtroom Sketches MUCH Worse than Tom Brady’s!
    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you surely have seen the news stories regarding the less-than-flattering courtroom sketch that was done of New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady. The sketch by veteran sketch artist Jane…
Rank this Week: 385

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    What Can Consumers Learn from the Multiple Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies?

    What Can Consumers Learn from the Multiple Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies?
    First, let’s set the record straight.  Donald Trump, the man (and Republican Party presidential candidate), has never filed personal bankruptcy.  On the other hand, his casino business has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization…
  • Jul 29

    Massachusetts Bankruptcy Summer New

    Massachusetts Bankruptcy Summer New
    There will be a new Bankruptcy Judge in the Worcester Bankruptcy Court.  Attorney Christopher J. Panos, formerly of Partridge Snow & Hahn in Boston, will be installed as the judge in Worcester.  Judge Panos will replace Judge…
  • Apr 30

    Bankruptcy Discharge Function of Honesty:  No Rolexe

    Bankruptcy Discharge Function of Honesty:  No Rolexe
    Another case of attempted fraud on the Bankruptcy Court yielded no discharge to a Florida couple.  In this case, a Boca Raton husband and wife filed bankruptcy after the husband’s business began to fail.  An anesthesiologist,…
Rank this Week: 753

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 885

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Sep 1

    Canadian Music Industry Hit With Competition Complaint Over Public Domain Recording

    Canadian Music Industry Hit With Competition Complaint Over Public Domain Recording
    Earlier this year, I wrote about the secret campaign by major record labels and publishers to stop the release of public domain recordings, most notably Beatles records that outsold the offerings from major label records at retail giant…
  • Aug 25

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie
    The trial of Senator Mike Duffy featured several notable revelations last week about the inner workings of the Prime Minister's Office. One of the most important was found in a 2013 memo written by former chief of staff Nigel Wright that…
  • Aug 25

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 22, 2015 as Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policies The trial of Senator Mike Duffy featured several notable revelations last week about the inner workings of the Prime…
Rank this Week: 447

Art Law

Art Law

Covers recent developments in art litigation and art finance. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://artlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 1

    Art Stocks: A Volatile Market

    Art Stocks: A Volatile Market
    In August 2015, the combined market value of global listed art industry companies fell 21.9%. The Skate’s Art Stocks Index is designed to benchmark publicly traded companies that derive most of their revenues and profits from art assets…
  • Aug 6

    Inaugural Seattle Art Fair A Success With Tech Industry Boost

    Inaugural Seattle Art Fair A Success With Tech Industry Boost
    After this past weekend’s close of the Seattle Art Fair, the Emerald City has been catapulted into the international art scene having been categorized for so long as a regional art center.  Among the more than 11,000 who attended…
  • Aug 4

    Smuggled $27.4 Million Picasso Masterpiece Seized In Corsica

    Smuggled $27.4 Million Picasso Masterpiece Seized In Corsica
    As recently reported by ArtNews, French customs officials on the island of Corsica have seized a $27.4 million painting by Pablo Picasso entitled Head of a Young Woman (1906) that was banned from leaving Spain.  The prized painting had…
Rank this Week: 614

Equine Law Blog

Equine Law Blog

Covers laws, legal developments, and "fine points" in the law that can have important consequences for businesses, associations, companies, non-profits, and individual horse owners. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.equinelawblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    What You Didn't Know About Liability Insurance

    What You Didn't Know About Liability Insurance
    Every year you write the check to your insurance agent, fully expecting that you're covered for liabilities arising from your horse-related activities. But what if a claim or lawsuit is brought against you, and, to your surprise, you discover…
  • Aug 18

    Didn’t Read the Stable’s Release? You Might Still Be Bound By It

    Didn’t Read the Stable’s Release? You Might Still Be Bound By It
    The stable or instructor gives the customer a liability release to sign. Later, he sues the stable, and when the stable uses the signed release in its defense, the customer admits that he signed it. But he claims that it should not be…
  • Aug 4

    Lawn Mower Spooks Horse – Georgia Court Dismisses Injured Rider’s Lawsuit

    Lawn Mower Spooks Horse – Georgia Court Dismisses Injured Rider’s Lawsuit
    Spooking Horse Was an “Inherent Risk” and No “Willful or Wanton” Conduct Found As of Aug. 1, 2015, 47 states – all but California, Maryland, and New York – have passed some form of an Equine Activity…
Rank this Week: 980

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Sep 1

    BYU Law #1 in Least Debt

    BYU Law #1 in Least Debt
    BYU Law was #1 in U.S. News’s recent “10 Law Schools that Leave Grads with the Least Debt.” The article looked at indebtedness of the Class of 2014 and found that BYU Law Grads had an average debt of $54,203, ……
  • Aug 20

    Welcome, Class of 2018!

    Welcome, Class of 2018!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2018 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 18

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101
    HeinOnline has just released a new, enhanced interface that is both modern and fresh.  If you are like me you probably loved Hein’s content, but did not love the awkward and sometimes confusing site layout. After listening to…
Rank this Week: 262

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/
  • Sep 1

    Skateboarder Killed In Bell Hit-and-Run Crash

    Skateboarder Killed In Bell Hit-and-Run Crash
    Joshua Maldonado, 17, was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Bell after he was struck by a vehicle while skateboarding. According to a KTLA news report, the deadly collision occurred at the intersection of Bear and Gage avenues the night of…
  • Aug 28

    Man Killed In Brea Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed In Brea Motorcycle Accident
    Trevor Huff, 21, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Brea, which also left two others injured. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the night of August 25, 2015. Officials said Huff was riding…
  • Aug 24

    Pedestrian Accident In San Bernardino County Ends In DUI Arrest

    Pedestrian Accident In San Bernardino County Ends In DUI Arrest
    Alan Bell, 45, suffered major head injuries in a pedestrian accident in Highland, which officials say, involved a suspected DUI driver. According to a report in Highland News, the injury collision occurred the night of August 18, 2015 at the…
Rank this Week: 34

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Newport Beach Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal

    Newport Beach Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal
    Mohamad Ahmed Abdelwahhab, 36, was killed in a Newport Beach pedestrian accident after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a roadway. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred the night of…
  • Aug 28

    Man Killed In Newport Beach Pedestrian Accident

    Man Killed In Newport Beach Pedestrian Accident
    Darin Wells, 44, was killed in a Newport Beach pedestrian accident after a car struck him near a street intersection. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal collision occurred near Newport Boulevard south of…
  • Aug 24

    Four Injured In Fullerton DUI Crash

    Four Injured In Fullerton DUI Crash
    Four people were injured in a car crash in Fullerton, which officials say, was caused by a suspected DUI driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred when the driver of a BMW traveling south…
Rank this Week: 36

eMedia Law

eMedia Law

Covers internet marketing and online media. By Travis Crabtree.

http://www.emedialaw.com/
Rank this Week: 680

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Sep 1

    Wyndham Decision Highlights FTC Role in Cybersecurity: Legal and Policy Consideration

    Wyndham Decision Highlights FTC Role in Cybersecurity: Legal and Policy Consideration
    On August 24, the Third Circuit issued its much anticipated decision in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., holding that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has authority to challenge cybersecurity practices under its statutory…
  • Aug 28

    Suprema v. ITC: The Case for Chevron Deference

    Suprema v. ITC: The Case for Chevron Deference
    Recently, the en banc Federal Circuit decided in Suprema, Inc. v. ITC that the International Trade Commission could properly prevent the importation of articles that infringe under an indirect liability theory. The core of the dispute in…
  • Aug 27

    The essence of Josh Wright’s FTC tenure was to ensure that benefits outweigh costs; the rest is commentary

    The essence of Josh Wright’s FTC tenure was to ensure that benefits outweigh costs; the rest is commentary
    As the organizer of this retrospective on Josh Wright’s tenure as FTC Commissioner, I have the (self-conferred) honor of closing out the symposium. When Josh was confirmed I wrote that: The FTC will benefit enormously from Josh’s…
Rank this Week: 243

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 1

    I have read and agree

    I have read and agree
    “iTunes just made me promise I had read a 20,552-word, 9-point contract — with 3,276 words in all caps — before I could buy a $1.29 song” [@mbutterick] Tags: Apple, music and musicians, shrinkwrap/EULAs I have read and…
  • Aug 31

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    Marcia Narine on D.C. Circuit’s recent ruling striking down part of Dodd-Frank conflict mineral disclosure rule [Business Law Prof] More on suit challenging constitutionality of FATCA, the law complicating many expatriates’ lives…
  • Aug 30

    The liability limit that created the modern online economy

    The liability limit that created the modern online economy
    A tribute to Section 230: “No other sentence in the U.S. Code, I would assert, has been responsible for the creation of more value than that one; if you have other candidates for that honor you think more worthy, please do share…
Rank this Week: 18

Diversity at Albany Law School

Diversity at Albany Law School

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

http://albanylawdiversity.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 287

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 1

    The Top Ten Reasons Trump Should Endorse a Carbon Tax

    The Top Ten Reasons Trump Should Endorse a Carbon Tax
    Not that he’s asked for my advice, but here are ten powerful reasons why Donald Trump should endorse a carbon tax: 10.  It would be completely inconsistent with his past positions. 9.    It would shock the GOP…
  • Aug 31

    Can We Trust the Science? The Challenge of Irreproducible Result

    Can We Trust the Science? The Challenge of Irreproducible Result
    In the peer review process, articles submitted to scientific journals are sent to experts in the field who then assess the methodology, results and conclusions. Based on their feedback, authors often revise and re-submit, publishing an…
  • Aug 29

    Climate Hike Meets Climate Change

    Climate Hike Meets Climate Change
    Team Emmett — a group of seven women raising money for the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment — just returned from an incredible trip to Glacier National Park sponsored by the fabulous Climate Ride (Ted posted…
Rank this Week: 983

IP Notiz

IP Notiz

Covers intellectual property law rights in Germany.

http://www.ip-notiz.de
  • Sep 1

    IP|Fundstück des Tages: Das sogenannte internet

    IP|Fundstück des Tages: Das sogenannte internet
    „Die Klägerin behauptet, unter der Bezeichnung „Hellweg“, in deren Bekanntheitsgrad sie in erheblichem Maße investiert habe, in der Öffentlichkeit durch Gewerbeanzeigen und -beilagen aufzutreten – Um…
  • Aug 17

    IP|Rezension: Mario Pricken, Die Aura des Wertvollen

    IP|Rezension: Mario Pricken, Die Aura des Wertvollen
    Die Aura des Wertvollen – Bucherscheinung Juni 2014 from Mario Pricken on Vimeo. Mario Pricken ist Innovationsforscher und hat verschiedene Werke zum Thema Kreativität vorgelegt, siehe hier. In seinem neuen Buch „Die Aura des…
  • Jul 16

    Bankgeheimnis gilt nicht absolut

    Bankgeheimnis gilt nicht absolut
    Der BGH hat einen Rechtsstreit zwischen der Coty Germany GmbH und der Stadtsparkasse Magdeburg zu entscheiden. Coty Germany begehrt Auskunft über Namen und Anschrift des Inhabers des Bankkontos, das auf einer Internetauktionsplattform…
Rank this Week: 497

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    [VIDEO] Fight Virginia Reckless Driving Statute

    [VIDEO] Fight Virginia Reckless Driving Statute
    Contact me today so we can go ahead and get started analyzing your case, and seeing what defenses you may have, and what possible outcomes we’d like to get in court. Video Transcription Hello, my name is Andrew Flusche. I’m your…
  • Aug 31

    [VIDEO] Can Your Virginia Shoplifting Case be Dismissed?

    [VIDEO] Can Your Virginia Shoplifting Case be Dismissed?
    Definitely contact a lawyer like myself so you can find out kind of what you’re facing and how the local court does treat these kind of cases, because shoplifting charges are very serious, and you certainly don’t want to have that…
  • Aug 29

    [VIDEO] Will Virginia Shoplifting go Away by Paying The Store?

    [VIDEO] Will Virginia Shoplifting go Away by Paying The Store?
    If you’re charged with shoplifting, definitely contact me so we can discuss your case and how I can help you with it. Video Transcription Hello, my name is Andrew Flusche. I’m your Virginia misdemeanor lawyer. If you’re…
Rank this Week: 612

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/
Rank this Week: 451

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 428

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Listeria Positive Test Prompts Corn Recall

    Listeria Positive Test Prompts Corn Recall
    Bonduelle USA Inc. of Brockport, NY is recalling 9,335 cases of frozen corn because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious... Continue Reading
  • Aug 26

    Green Beans With Listeria

    Green Beans With Listeria
    General Mills recalled a “limited quantity” of Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after a package of the product tested positive for listeria. No illnesses have been reported, General Mills said.... Continue Reading
  • Jul 30

    Cold Smoked Salmon Recalled Over Listeria

    Cold Smoked Salmon Recalled Over Listeria
    The California Department of Public Health is reporting that cold smoked salmon is being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. There is no word on whether or not any illnesses... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 190

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Aug 31

    Chancery Determines Proper Board Members in Section 225 Action

    Chancery Determines Proper Board Members in Section 225 Action
    The Delaware Court of Chancery in Kerbawy v. McDonnell, C.A. No. 10769-VCP (Del. Ch. Aug. 18, 2015), addresses whether written consents of stockholders were effective in replacing the board members of the company involved.  The case…
  • Aug 30

    Short Observation on Long Delaware Chancery Decision

    Short Observation on Long Delaware Chancery Decision
    Based on more than ten years that I have been highlighting corporate and commercial decisions on these pages, primarily from Delaware’s Supreme Court and Court of Chancery, I am aware that the main reason busy…
  • Aug 28

    Chancery Appoints Custodian to Break Deadlock of Profitable Corporation

    Chancery Appoints Custodian to Break Deadlock of Profitable Corporation
    In re: Shawe & Elting LLC, C.A. No. 9661-CB (Del. Ch. Aug. 13, 2015). There are many important principles of Delaware corporate law addressed in this 104-page post-trial opinion, but for the benefit of busy readers, I will highlight…
Rank this Week: 471

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Aug 31

    Cruise Cocaine Bust in Fort Lauderdale

    Cruise Cocaine Bust in Fort Lauderdale
    News outlets are reporting that a cruise passenger sailing to Port Everglades from the Bahamas was arrested after the U.S. Customs & Border Protection discovered 2.4 pounds of cocaine in the man's luggage and additional drugs taped…
  • Aug 29

    Crew Member Allegedly Rapes Passenger on Costa Diadema

    Crew Member Allegedly Rapes Passenger on Costa Diadema
    An Italian newspaper reports today that a Costa crew member is accused of raping a young passenger aboard the Costa Diadema while the cruise ship was docked in Naples. The newspaper says that a Costa bartender allegedly followed an 18…
  • Aug 29

    New Crime Warnings for the Bahama

    New Crime Warnings for the Bahama
    "New Crime Warnings - Brits, Canadians Put Citizens on Alert" read the headlines of the Nassau Guardian yesterday.  The newspaper reports that the governments of Britain and Canada issued advisories to their citizens about the rising…
Rank this Week: 146

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Aug 31

    The Hospital’s Closing; Who Will Notice the Missing Charity Money?

    The Hospital’s Closing; Who Will Notice the Missing Charity Money?
    Irvine, California used to have Irvine Regional Hospital. The hospital closed back in 2009 (but has since reopened as Hoag Hospital Irvine). When I lived in Irvine one of my doctors has his office in the medical building that’s attached…
  • Aug 30

    Sergeant Schultz to the Rescue!

    Sergeant Schultz to the Rescue!
    Back in the 1960s there was a television show called Hogan’s Heroes. The comedy was set in a prisoner-of-war camp in Germany during World War II. One of the characters on the show was Sergeant Schultz. Here’s an excerpt via…
  • Aug 30

    When Even IRS Employees Are Tempted to Commit Identity Theft…

    When Even IRS Employees Are Tempted to Commit Identity Theft…
    …you know there’s a huge problem. Especially given that the employee should realize that the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) does look at alleged criminal activities by IRS employees. Yet it happens.…
Rank this Week: 272

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

Covers legal technology, technology law and other musings. By Dennis Kennedy.

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Catching Up – Here, There and Everywhere

    Catching Up – Here, There and Everywhere
    I’ve had quite a few articles, podcasts and other things appear over the last few months, but not on this blog. It seemed like a good time to catch up and point to some of those. Tom Mighell and I have continued a good run of episodes…
  • Jun 30

    Are Lawyers Ready for Artificial Intelligence?

    Are Lawyers Ready for Artificial Intelligence?
    Tom Mighell and I have had an especially good run of episodes recently on The Kennedy-Mighell Report podcast. I especially want to recommend the most recent one “Are Lawyers Ready for Artificial Intelligence?“ I had been seeing a…
  • May 7

    ABA TECHSHOW 2015 – A Few Reflection

    ABA TECHSHOW 2015 – A Few Reflection
    Another ABA TECHSHOW (#ABATECHSHOW) blazed by and I barely have had time to catch my breath afterward. I also had little time to catch my breath at the show – it was a whirlwind. The good news is that Tom Mighell and I captured our…
Rank this Week: 652

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Aug 31

    Ralph Lauren Gets Hit with Patent Infringement Claims Over Handbag

    Ralph Lauren Gets Hit with Patent Infringement Claims Over Handbag
    IPNews® - An inventor of technology for equipping handbags with lights and USB ports has sued legendary fashion house Ralph Lauren. The inventor claims that one of Ralph Lauren’s top selling handbags violates his patent…
  • Aug 21

    Apple Suffers Patent Invalidation in Samsung Case

    Apple Suffers Patent Invalidation in Samsung Case
    IPNews® - Apple took a hit in its continuing back and forth with nemesis Samsung, as the USPTO issued a finding that calls into question the validity of one of Apple’s iPhone patents. USPTO records show that one of Apple’s…
  • Aug 14

    Pop Group LMFAO Not Laughing About New Beer Trademark Dispute

    Pop Group LMFAO Not Laughing About New Beer Trademark Dispute
    IPNews® - A dispute has arisen between the popular music group LMFAO and a Michigan craft brewery, over the name of one of the brewery’s beers, the LMFAO Stout. Despite the founders of the brewery contending that they had no intent…
Rank this Week: 530

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    Two opinions today -- the Ninth Circuit…

    Two opinions today -- the Ninth Circuit affirmed the grant of a judgment notwithstanding the verdict to a federal-court defendant charged with destroying bank records, and also affirmed the denial of a California state prisoner's habeas…
  • Aug 30

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Endorses Defenders' Lack of Restraint(s) - Blanket shackling policies for non-jury proceeding

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Endorses Defenders' Lack of Restraint(s) - Blanket shackling policies for non-jury proceeding
      How do you feel about full five-point restraints on detained defendants, regardless of individualized danger, for almost all non-jury appearances?  The Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc. feel the same way.  Fortunately, so…
  • Aug 27

    United States v. Mujahid, No. 11-30276…

    United States v. Mujahid, No. 11-30276 (8-27-15)(Christen with Wallace and Wardlaw).  Can the federal sexual assault statutes reach into state or local jail facilities housing federal inmates?  Yes, holds the 9th, against a facial…
Rank this Week: 367

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/
  • Aug 31

    Central Bank Alter-Ego Theory Rejected

    Central Bank Alter-Ego Theory Rejected
    This ruling, handed down today by the Second Circuit, may spell the end of one phase of the NML litigation. For some time, the plaintiffs have been trying to find a way to seize assets held by Argentina's central bank....
  • Aug 26

    Yep, 800,000 Bankruptcy Filings This Year

    Yep, 800,000 Bankruptcy Filings This Year
    My blogging has been light the past few months as we have been working on the eighth edition of what will now be LoPucki, Warren & Lawless, Secured Transactions: A Systems Approach. For you secured transactions teachers out there, we...
  • Aug 26

    Venue (Again)

    Venue (Again)
    Some thoughts on the latest dustup over venue in big chapter 11 cases, on Dealb%k.
Rank this Week: 496

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • Aug 31

    Eighth Circuit Concludes That $24 Million Wage Payment Judgments Have No Meat

    Eighth Circuit Concludes That $24 Million Wage Payment Judgments Have No Meat
    Co-authored by Michael Wahlander and Noah Finkel It is not every day that multi-million dollar wage and hour class action judgments get reversed. But that is exactly what happened twice late last week in the Eighth Circuit in two cases…
  • Aug 30

    What the Browning-Ferris Decision May Forecast for Wage and Hour Law

    What the Browning-Ferris Decision May Forecast for Wage and Hour Law
    Co-authored by Richard Alfred and Patrick Bannon The National Labor Relations Board’s decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., announced last week, dramatically expands joint employer liability under the National…
  • Aug 24

    Home Health Care Agencies Feeling Sick After Friday’s Circuit Court Ruling

    Home Health Care Agencies Feeling Sick After Friday’s Circuit Court Ruling
    Co-authored by Gena Usenheimer and Jade Wallace As we reported earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor has been fighting nearly 14 months of legal challenges in connection with its attempt to modify the FLSA’s…
Rank this Week: 920

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Part 3: An Asset Search Over Terrorism & Airbus Aircraft

    Part 3: An Asset Search Over Terrorism & Airbus Aircraft
    Part 1 &/or Part 2 of this post described recent efforts by the judgment creditors in Havlish v. bin Laden to collect on their judgment against Iran for more than $1.3 billion dollars.  The judgment creditors sought to attach monies…
  • Aug 24

    Part 2: An Asset Search Over Terrorism & Airbus Aircraft

    Part 2: An Asset Search Over Terrorism & Airbus Aircraft
    Part 1 of this post discussed the judgment creditors in Havlish v. bin Laden who are are trying to interdict assets owned by Iran.  Part 1 explained the judgment creditors sought to attach monies reportedly earmarked for the purchase of…
  • Aug 17

    Part 1: An Asset Search Over Terrorism & Airbus Aircraft

    Part 1: An Asset Search Over Terrorism & Airbus Aircraft
    The Court found Iran was behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Iran is therefore liable for the money damages set forth by the October 2012 Order issued at In Re Terrorist Attacks On September 11, 2001, U.S. District Court,…
Rank this Week: 200

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Aug 31

    Pushing work down to lower priced lawyers: why is that a good thing?

    Pushing work down to lower priced lawyers: why is that a good thing?
    This just caught my eye. The data – some $18 billion in legal invoices – suggests the largest law firms have modified staffing models and reassigned IP litigation work to more junior partners in an effort at cost control. Are we…
  • Aug 31

    Take 2: A lesson from the healthcare industry

    Take 2: A lesson from the healthcare industry
    There are certain mistakes made by doctors or other healthcare professionals that result in the need for further treatment. An example is sponge that is left behind during surgery, which generally necessitates further surgery.  Insurance…
  • Aug 31

    Great Movie Lines and PaleoLaw

    Great Movie Lines and PaleoLaw
              Uttered by PaleoLaw MPs when the subject is diversity and gender equality. (PaleoLaw explained here.) The post Great Movie Lines and PaleoLaw appeared first on In Search of Perfect Client Service.
Rank this Week: 57

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Aug 31

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC36118 - Taft v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "On appeal, the petitioner claims that the court abused its discretion by denying his petition for certification to appeal, and…
  • Aug 31

    Criminal Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015

    Criminal Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: AC37222 - State v. Leon (Manslaughter first degree with firearm; carrying revolver without permit; "The defendant, Edwin Leon, Jr., appeals from the judgment of conviction, rendered…
  • Aug 31

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion - 8/31/2015

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: AC36483 - Brochu v. Aesys Technologies (Personal injury; "In this appeal, the primary issue is whether, following the death of the original plaintiff, an unjustified delay of more than four…
Rank this Week: 317

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

Provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. By Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
  • Aug 31

    Debt Collectors Gain Key TCPA Ruling

    Debt Collectors Gain Key TCPA Ruling
    Eleventh Circuit allows autodialed calls to later-acquired cell phone number Read More › Tags: Auto-dial, Cell phones, Debt collectors, FCC, TCPA
  • Aug 27

    Andrew Lustigman Quoted in AdExchanger.Com on Cybersecurity Practice

    Andrew Lustigman Quoted in AdExchanger.Com on Cybersecurity Practice
    Olshan Advertising Partner Andrew Lustigman was quoted regarding FTC’s power to penalize companies for insufficient cybersecurity practices. Read More › Tags: Advertising, Advertising Law, cybersecurity, FTC,…
  • Aug 25

    DirectTv

    DirectTv
    Advertisers may believe that claims contained in light-hearted or humorous advertising are immune from challenge. Read More › Tags: Ads, Advertising, DirectTV, NAD, NARB
Rank this Week: 533

Planning Notes

Planning Notes

Covers fundamental concepts relevant to estate planning, business law, real estate law, and tax law. By Cook & Cook.

http://cooklaw.co/blog
  • Aug 31

    What Happens If You Die Without A Will?

    What Happens If You Die Without A Will?
    When it comes to our to do lists, most people have penciled in "make a will" or "make an estate plan" right at the very bottom. For heaven's sake, who wants to think about dying? Not me, and I'm an estate planning attorney. The trouble is…
  • Jul 31

    State Death Tax Is a Killer?

    State Death Tax Is a Killer?
    Stephen Moore & Joel Griffith via The Heritage Foundation: Over the past five years, a handful of states — Indiana, Kansas, Ohio, Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Tennessee — have repealed their death taxes mostly in response to…
  • Jun 15

    LLC Agreement Provisions Create Non-Probate Interest

    LLC Agreement Provisions Create Non-Probate Interest
    In Blechman v. Estate of Blechman, a Florida District Court of Appeal recently held that the provisions of a particular limited liability company’s (LLC) operating agreement restricted the transfer of a decedent’s ownership…
Rank this Week: 342