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Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Illinois Motorcycle Accident In Jo Daviess County

    Illinois Motorcycle Accident In Jo Daviess County
    There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Saturday (August 16, 2014) north of Galena, Illinois, in Jo Daviess County. The accident happened on West Council Hill Road some time before 3:25 p.m. The accident happened when the motorcyclist…
  • Aug 14

    Dan Ryan Expressway Motorcycle Accident Injures Rider

    Dan Ryan Expressway Motorcycle Accident Injures Rider
    There was a motorcycle accident early Thursday morning (August 14, 2014)  on Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94). According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) witnesses saw the motorcycle accident, in which the motorcyclist lost…
  • Aug 8

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Channahon, Illinoi

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Channahon, Illinoi
    There was an Illinois fatal motorcycle accident early Friday morning (August 8, 2014) in Channahon, Illinois. According to Channahon Police, the motorcycle accident happened at approximately 1:40 a.m. as the motorcyclist and passenger were…
Rank this Week: 338

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 26

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 216

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Nevada criminal law updates and news. Published by Neil Shouse & Associates.

http://www.las-vegas-criminal-defense-blog.com/
  • Aug 18

    9th Circuit overturns ruling denying inmate eye surgery

    9th Circuit overturns ruling denying inmate eye surgery
    Last week the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals overturned a District Court ruling that would prevent 67-year-old inmate John Colwell from getting cataract surgery. The Ninth Circuit Circuit considered Colwell's condition serious and the…
  • Aug 11

    Nevada road-rage driver gets possible life in prison.

    Nevada road-rage driver gets possible life in prison.
    In Carson City last week, a District judge sentenced 28-year-old Leonardo Cardoza to a possible life sentence for the first-degree murder committed in a bout of road rage. The victim was a teenage girl. The incident occurred in early 2013…
  • Aug 7

    Burning Man may cause increase in bike theft

    Burning Man may cause increase in bike theft
    Reno police believe the annual Burning Man festival may prompt a surge in bicycle thefts. Authorities see a substantial increase in stolen bike cases leading up to the week-long event, which commences on August 25th. Since Burning Man takes…
Rank this Week: 898

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Eavesdropping By Cops Does Not Pay Off In Florida Courtroom

    Eavesdropping By Cops Does Not Pay Off In Florida Courtroom
    The 4th DCA (District Court of Appeals) recently affirmed a lower court’s evidentiary ruling, which may have far reaching exclusions on statements a defendant makes to third parties, when the statements are overheard by others,…
  • Aug 4

    Immigration Law, Deportation and Criminal Conviction

    Immigration Law, Deportation and Criminal Conviction
    If you are in the United States of America as a documented individual without citizenship, also known as a foreign national, you face deportation if you are convicted of a crime in Florida that violates “moral turpitude” or is…
  • Jul 30

    In Florida leaving a child in the Car is Not Illegal

    In Florida leaving a child in the Car is Not Illegal
    Under Florida law, Section 316.6135, it is not unlawful to leave a child in an automobile. Whether you believe it is prudent or unwise is a personal preference. This blog only addresses the law in Florida and not moral or personal…
Rank this Week: 688

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Aug 18

    A Supreme Victory for Residential Homebuilder

    A Supreme Victory for Residential Homebuilder
    In its August 18, 2014 decision in the case of Conway v. Cutler, No. 80 MAP 2013 (Pa. Aug. 18, 2014)(Op. by McCaffery, J.), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that a subsequent purchaser of residential real estate cannot pursue a…
  • Aug 18

    Another Trial Court Allows a Plaintiff To Consolidate Entirely Separate Accident Claim

    Another Trial Court Allows a Plaintiff To Consolidate Entirely Separate Accident Claim
    In the case of Swalinski v. Forsythe, 2012-SU-1529-69 (York Co. Aug. 5, 2014), the York County Court of Common Pleas followed the prior decision of Judge Wettick in Jackson v. Drew and allowed a Plaintiff to pursue personal injury claims…
  • Aug 17

    REMINDER: New Location for Tort Talk Expo At the Mohegan Sun Casino Hotel

    REMINDER: New Location for Tort Talk Expo At the Mohegan Sun Casino Hotel
    For those of you who have registered for the Friday September 26th Tort Talk Expo 2014 CLE Seminar & Cocktail Reception, please note that the seminar will NOT be in the same downstairs area ballroom as in past years.Rather, the…
Rank this Week: 471

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Aug 18

    SmallGovCon’s 500th Post: Thank You, Reader

    SmallGovCon’s 500th Post: Thank You, Reader
    Last week, SmallGovCon hit a milestone: the 500th post since the blog began publication in May 2012. At the beginning, I wondered whether anyone would pay attention to a blog focusing exclusively on legal issues of interest to small…
  • Aug 18

    Family Relationship, Plus Revenues & Subcontracts, Caused Affiliation, Says SBA OHA

    Family Relationship, Plus Revenues & Subcontracts, Caused Affiliation, Says SBA OHA
    A small business was affiliated with companies owned by the business owner’s father and siblings, based on the family relationship and the companies’ ongoing history of doing business together. In a recent size appeal decision,…
  • Aug 15

    Thank You, San Diego!

    Thank You, San Diego!
    I am back in Lawrence after a trip to beautiful San Diego, where I spent three great days. On Tuesday, I was part of the 2014 Navy Gold Coast conference, where I gave a presentation on GAO bid protests.  A big “thank you” to…
Rank this Week: 559

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Aug 18

    Win for Google and Allies Stomps Causes Vringo Shares to Plummet

    Win for Google and Allies Stomps Causes Vringo Shares to Plummet
    Live and die by the patent. That’s typically the fate of today’s intellectual property firms, with Vringo feeling the sting. The NY-based firm has 500-plus patents and applications that covers internet search, handheld technologies, and…
  • Aug 18

    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Asked to Make $25M Fine Payment

    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Asked to Make $25M Fine Payment
    A unit from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) will be paying $25 million and be immediately suspended from some consultation work for a couple years to sort out claims that the company made report alterations on a Japan-based bank’s…
  • Aug 14

    Whitey Bulger Now Filing for Appeal

    Whitey Bulger Now Filing for Appeal
    James “Whitey” Bulger, a gangster convict, recently filed a federal court appeal saying he didn’t receive a fair trial since he wasn’t able to claim the immunity promised from the now-deceased prosecutor. The senior ex-crime boss was…
Rank this Week: 538

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Aug 18

    Aggravated Assault Charges Result After Utah Altercation

    Aggravated Assault Charges Result After Utah Altercation
    A confrontation on Thursday, August 14, in South Salt Lake led to a shooting that put one man in jail and another in critical condition. The man arrested has been charged with aggravated assault and other charges. Probably Not Just a Social…
  • Aug 13

    Sixth Amendment Violation the Basis for Court of Appeals Decision

    Sixth Amendment Violation the Basis for Court of Appeals Decision
    When it comes to the United States Constitution and how it affects a person suspected of committing a crime, perhaps the most important amendment is the Sixth Amendment, which states: “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall…
  • Aug 11

    Man Charged with Leaving the Scene of Accident in Cedar City, Utah

    Man Charged with Leaving the Scene of Accident in Cedar City, Utah
    A hit-and-run late Thursday night, August 7, in a construction zone in Cedar City has left one victim in critical condition and one suspect charged with leaving the scene of an accident. Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right The incident…
Rank this Week: 350

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug, OUI and firearm offenses. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 866

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Aug 18

    FBAR Filing Follie

    FBAR Filing Follie
    Joe Kristan reported last week that you cannot use Adobe Acrobat to file the FBAR; you must use Adobe Reader. In fact, if you have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer and use Adobe Reader it won’t work either. Well, I have some…
  • Aug 17

    A Golden Scheme Leads to ClubFed

    A Golden Scheme Leads to ClubFed
    If there’s one phrase I’ve used over and over on this blog, it’s if it sounds too good to be true it probably is. But greed is a powerful motivating force. For example, consider Yamashita’s gold. Yamashita’s gold…
  • Aug 17

    Judge Sullivan Not Impressed by the “Dog Ate my Homework” Excuse

    Judge Sullivan Not Impressed by the “Dog Ate my Homework” Excuse
    Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the IRS for information on the targeting of conservative groups. When the FOIA request went nowhere, Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit against the IRS. In July, Judge Emmet…
Rank this Week: 639

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Hi, I'm Back

    Hi, I'm Back
    Domain issue fixed. Return to your normal activities. My fear of having my domain hijacked by a competitor has passed.
  • Aug 18

    GRK Canada: Wood Screws, Fly Swatters, and Butter Knive

    GRK Canada: Wood Screws, Fly Swatters, and Butter Knive
    Is it possible that I failed to report on the Court of International Trade decision in GRK Canada, Ltd. v. United States? I can't find it on my own blog, so that seems to be true. Well, the Federal Circuit has vacated and remanded that…
  • Aug 15

    Ruling of the Week 4: Gelato

    Ruling of the Week 4: Gelato
    I need to give you a post on GRK Canada v. United States, which is a recent decision of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on the classification of screws. It is interesting and deserves attention. You'll have to wait a bit.In the…
Rank this Week: 683

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 493

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Aug 18

    Disclaimers & Promissory Estoppel

    Disclaimers & Promissory Estoppel
    Imagine that, rather than because of his speech, but for no reason at all, University of Illinois Chancellor Wise decided not to present Prof. Salaita’s appointment to the Board of Trustees. Also assume that the facts are as…
  • Aug 18

    Vice Presidential Proxy Voting

    Vice Presidential Proxy Voting
    There have been a few stories recently speculating on how the Senate would function if the November elections resulted in a 50-50 split between Republicans and Democrats.  The standard answer is that that Joe Biden would have to spend a…
  • Aug 16

    Steven Salaita’s Promissory Estoppel Claim is Weak

    Steven Salaita’s Promissory Estoppel Claim is Weak
    Mike Dorf has written something about the Steven Salaita case which I can’t agree with. Acknowledging that Professor Salaita had no actual contract with the University of Illinois, Dorf turns to promissory estoppel: “Like many…
Rank this Week: 57

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/
  • Aug 18

    Chu on Credit Rating

    Chu on Credit Rating
    Chenghuan Sean Chu has posted Empirical Analysis of Credit Ratings Inflation as a Game of Incomplete Information on SSRN with the following abstract: This paper models competition among credit rating agencies as an auction. Equilibrium…
  • Aug 18

    Rapp on the Office of Market Intelligence

    Rapp on the Office of Market Intelligence
    Geoffrey Christopher Rapp has posted Intelligence Design: An Analysis of the SEC's New Office of Market Intelligence and its Goal of Using Big Data to Improve Securities Enforcement on SSRN with the following abstract: This contribution to…
  • Aug 18

    NASAA Annual Conference to Focus on Meeting Tomorrow’s Challenges Today

    NASAA Annual Conference to Focus on Meeting Tomorrow’s Challenges Today
    Details available here.
Rank this Week: 138

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Aug 18

    APEC’s Complementarity to the WTO via Plurilateral Agreement

    APEC’s Complementarity to the WTO via Plurilateral Agreement
    Now that the WTO members failed to adopt the protocol on the Trade Facilitation (TF) Agreement, APEC members try to fill in the gap. APEC Leaders instructed their officials to work toward the APEC TF Agreement between APEC members and...
  • Aug 18

    What Should the U.S. Judge in the Argentina Debt Case Have Done?

    What Should the U.S. Judge in the Argentina Debt Case Have Done?
    I'm still trying to sort out what I think should happen in the Argentina debt crisis case. I gather that a lot of people are mad at the U.S. judge who prevented Argentina from making payments to those creditors who...
  • Aug 17

    Russia’s Account of Negotiation History: Reason for Deletion Further Explained

    Russia’s Account of Negotiation History: Reason for Deletion Further Explained
    On the question raised in my last post – what was the reason for deleting from Russia’s accession protocol the sentence on non-derogation of its rights under the WTO Agreement – I have now located further explanation in…
Rank this Week: 352

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    eJOURNAL: German Law Journal - Special Issue on: EU Citizenship: Twenty Years On

    eJOURNAL: German Law Journal - Special Issue on: EU Citizenship: Twenty Years On
    Patricia Mindus of Uppsala University has assembled a special issue on European Citizenship - marking the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the concept in the Maastricht Treaty - that treats the question in all its complexity. …
  • Aug 18

    BOOK:An Introduction to Empirical Legal Research

    BOOK:An Introduction to Empirical Legal Research
    A new book from Oxford University Press, as follows the main features of this publication: A concise, accessible introduction to understanding, conducting, and evaluating empirical research in a legal context ts the foundations…
  • Aug 18

    SSRN PAPER: Mobilizing Law for Justice in Asia: A Comparative Approach

    SSRN PAPER: Mobilizing Law for Justice in Asia: A Comparative Approach
    FRANK W. MUNGER, New York Law SchoolEmail: fmunger@nyls.eduSCOTT L. CUMMINGS, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of LawEmail: cummings@law.ucla.eduLOUISE G. TRUBEK, University of Wisconsin Law…
Rank this Week: 740

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Aug 18

    An Oklahoma Update From the Tulsa World

    An Oklahoma Update From the Tulsa World
    "DOC has yet to release logs from botched April execution; state waiting on autopsy," is by Cary Aspinwall and Ziva Branstetter of the Tulsa World. Logs from the final hours before Clayton Lockett’s botched execution still haven’t…
  • Aug 18

    Exclusive Emails Show Ohio's Doubts About Lethal Injection

    Exclusive Emails Show Ohio's Doubts About Lethal Injection
    That's the title of a report at the New Republic, written by Ben Crair. It's subtitled, "The state worried new drugs could make prisoners "gasp" and "hyperventilate"—and used them anyway." Here's the beginning: On July 23, Arizona took…
  • Aug 18

    New York Times Examination of Arizona Execution Procedure

    New York Times Examination of Arizona Execution Procedure
    Today's New York Times reports, "Arizona Loose With Its Rules in Executions, Records Show," by Fernanda Santos and John Schwartz. There is an infographic at the link. Here's the beginning of the must-read: In an execution in 2010 in…
Rank this Week: 43

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

Covers FINRA arbitration, securities litigation, and stockbroker misconduct. By Blum Law Group.

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    LPL Financial Fraught with Allegations of Supervisory Failure

    LPL Financial Fraught with Allegations of Supervisory Failure
    Advisor Independence Achilles Heel for Gigantic Investment Organization LPL Financial is one of the nation’s largest broker/dealer investment firms, yet it is not an investment firm in the traditional sense. Whereas most investment…
  • Aug 12

    Total Wealth Management Sanctions Kickback

    Total Wealth Management Sanctions Kickback
    Top Executives Foster Flagrant Fraud Practices It goes without saying that there is a lot of money to be made in the investment industry. Even when investment firms and advisors follow the rules that govern the industry, they stand to earn…
  • Aug 4

    U.S. Attorney’s Office Files Parallel Action in Response to Previous CFTC Fraud Charge

    U.S. Attorney’s Office Files Parallel Action in Response to Previous CFTC Fraud Charge
    The types of investments that one can invest in are nearly as diverse as the brokers who trade them and the investors who invest in them. One such investment practice is commodity futures pools. This type of investment is a private…
Rank this Week: 763

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 18

    Protecting your IP in China: the on-line game

    Protecting your IP in China: the on-line game
    Yes, there really is an on-line game (also available in downloadable form) about protecting your IP in China - brought to you by the European Commission's China IPR SME Helpdesk. It's available here. HT to the China Law Blog, which...
  • Aug 12

    The Peter Humphrey case: my (preliminary) take

    The Peter Humphrey case: my (preliminary) take
    I have now had time to read quickly thro...
  • Aug 12

    Stanley Lubman on police powers in China

    Stanley Lubman on police powers in China
    What with the government's crackdown on just about everyone (with the exception of Certain People's Relatives), the well-prepared citizen and visitor will certainly want to read Stanley Lubman's timely explanation of the various rubrics -…
Rank this Week: 547

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/
  • Aug 18

    Man Killed In San Bernardino Hit-and-Run Crash

    Man Killed In San Bernardino Hit-and-Run Crash
    William Earl Swisher III, 62, of Victorville was killed in a San Bernardino car accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the incident was reported the night of August…
  • Aug 11

    12 Injured In Thousand Oaks Passenger Van Accident

    12 Injured In Thousand Oaks Passenger Van Accident
    At least 12 people were injured after a charter passenger van rolled over after blowing a tire. According to a news report in The Acorn, the van blew a tire the afternoon of August 7, 2014 on the northbound 101 Freeway near Lynn Road, hit…
  • Aug 4

    Anaheim Bicycle Accident Causes Injurie

    Anaheim Bicycle Accident Causes Injurie
    A bicyclist was injured in an Anaheim car accident after being struck at a busy intersection. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred the morning of July 31, 2014 at the intersection of Lincoln…
Rank this Week: 55

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Aug 18

    Feds Say Legally Dead Is Slightly Alive

    Feds Say Legally Dead Is Slightly Alive
    Miracle Max: He probably owes you money, huh? I'll ask him. Inigo Montoya: He's dead. He can't talk. Max: Whoo-hoo-hoo, look who knows so much. It just so happens that your friend here is only MOSTLY dead. There's a…
  • Aug 18

    Quadrigamist Tripped Up by Facebook Photos of Fourth Wedding

    Quadrigamist Tripped Up by Facebook Photos of Fourth Wedding
    While the main purpose of this thing is entertainment, it is actually quite possible to learn useful information from reading it. Especially if you are an aspiring bigamist. The latest non-reader to pay the price is a 49-year-old South…
  • Aug 18

    In Which I Am Used to Embarrass Fox New

    In Which I Am Used to Embarrass Fox New
    So this just happened on Twitter: And yes, that's me (on her television, apparently). The general theme of the thread that followed was something like "Fox News thinks this bird-poop thing is more important than #Ferguson!" It very well…
Rank this Week: 318

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Shae v. Shae - Modification of Child Support Order

    Shae v. Shae - Modification of Child Support Order
    While child support guidelines in Indiana were modified nearly five years ago in order to promote fairness in family law proceedings, many parents still find themselves battling a system that is either forcing them to pay more than they can…
  • Aug 8

    In re: J.A.L. - Securing Elderly Guardianship in Indiana

    In re: J.A.L. - Securing Elderly Guardianship in Indiana
    Typically when our Highland family law attorneys talk about guardianship of an individual, we are speaking of children. However, as the population ages, with increasing frequency we are seeing individuals seeking guardianship of elderly…
  • Jul 22

    Frackman v. Enzor - Evidence of Substance Abuse, Mental Illness, a Material Change in Circumstance for Child Custody Case

    Frackman v. Enzor - Evidence of Substance Abuse, Mental Illness, a Material Change in Circumstance for Child Custody Case
    Modification of child custody orders in Indiana, as well as in many other states, typically requires evidence of some material change in circumstances. That is, something is substantially different to such an extent that reconsideration of…
Rank this Week: 586

DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
  • Aug 18

    Data Breach and Privacy Law Seminar--September 11-12, Chicago, Illinoi

    Data Breach and Privacy Law Seminar--September 11-12, Chicago, Illinoi
    The Employment and Labor Law Committee is one of several DRI committees participating in DRI's inaugural Data Breach and Privacy Law Seminar, September 11-12, 2014 in Chicago.  Click here to sign up.  It seems like every day when we…
  • Aug 15

    Seventh Circuit Affirms Decisions Concerning Jury Selection

    Seventh Circuit Affirms Decisions Concerning Jury Selection
    On Monday, the Seventh Circuit affirmed two jury-selection decisions in a Section 1983 wrongful arrest lawsuit. In Marshall v. City of Chicago, No. 13-2771, 2014 WL 3892562 (7th Cir. Aug. 11, 2014), officers placed the plaintiff under arrest…
  • Aug 14

    Fracking: A Historical Research Perspective

    Fracking: A Historical Research Perspective
    The business of natural gas production has been booming over the last decade thanks to recent technological improvements, namely horizontal drilling coupled with hydraulic fracturing (commonly referred to as fracking). This has given energy…
Rank this Week: 284

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Early Modern Ideas of Legal Pluralism

    Early Modern Ideas of Legal Pluralism
    Richard J. Ross, University of Illinois College of Law & University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Department of History, and Philip J. Stern, Duke University Department of History, have published Reconstructing Early Modern Notions of…
  • Aug 15

    New Issue of Law and Humanities Now Available

    New Issue of Law and Humanities Now Available
    The June 2014 issue (volume 8, no. 1) of Law and Humanities is now available. Here is the table of contents.Gary Watt, Editorial  at iii.Ronnie Lippens, The Light of High Modern Discipline: Viewing the Birth, Life and Death of the…
  • Aug 15

    Call For Papers: U.S. Feminist Judgments Project

    Call For Papers: U.S. Feminist Judgments Project
    From Bridget Crawford, Pace Law School, comes this Call for Papers: The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project seeks contributors of revised opinions and commentary for an edited collection entitled Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the…
Rank this Week: 358

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
Rank this Week: 206

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/
  • Aug 18

    Plaintiff Ordered To Produce Credit Card Statements In ICBC Brain Injury Claim

    Plaintiff Ordered To Produce Credit Card Statements In ICBC Brain Injury Claim
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, ordering a Plaintiff in an injury lawsuit to disclose credit card statements for a span of several years. In today’s case (Jermana v. Kananga) the…
  • Aug 18

    Quickscribe 2.0 Now Live With “Expert Annotation”

    Quickscribe 2.0 Now Live With “Expert Annotation”
      Quickscribe, BC’s premier service for tracking legislative changes in the Province, has now launched their updated online version which provides many new features including legislative annotations from ‘experts’ in…
  • Aug 14

    Welcome CBC Radio Vancouver Listener

    Welcome CBC Radio Vancouver Listener
    Yesterday I had the pleasure of being interviewed by CBC Radio’s Jeremy Allingham on the topic of expert witness advocacy in personal injury lawsuits. For those visiting this site for the first time welcome!  If you are looking for…
Rank this Week: 250

Rush On Business

Rush On Business

Covers business litigation, employment law, franchise law, incorporation and starting a business. By Rush Nigut.

http://www.rushonbusiness.com/
  • Aug 18

    Rush Nigut Receives Recognition by Peer Review Publication

    Rush Nigut Receives Recognition by Peer Review Publication
    Rush Nigut has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2015 Edition of the Best Lawyers in America© in the practice areas of Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and Franchise Law. Since it was first…
  • Aug 15

    Lessons from an early Long John Silver’s Franchisee

    Lessons from an early Long John Silver’s Franchisee
    Recently I reviewed a restaurant franchise offering for a client. One of the things I pointed out is the franchise agreement is freely assignable by the franchisor. This means the franchisor could sell its franchise to another entity and the…
  • May 20

    Zoom Past Legal Zoom - Revisited

    Zoom Past Legal Zoom - Revisited
    Years ago now I wrote a post called Zoom Past Legal Zoom. For years it has been one of the most read posts on this site and no post on the site has more comments. In that post I talked about how Legal Zoom does NOT give out legal advice and…
Rank this Week: 537

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • Aug 18

    Southern District of Indiana Seeks Comments on Reappointment of Incumbent Magistrate Judge

    Southern District of Indiana Seeks Comments on Reappointment of Incumbent Magistrate Judge
    Indianapolis, Indiana - The Southern District of Indiana has released a public notice regarding the reappointment of Incumbent Magistrate Judge Craig M. McKee. Magistrate Judge McKee (pictured left) is currently in office at Terre Haute,…
  • Aug 15

    Indiana Patent Owners - Beware of Maintenance Fee Scam

    Indiana Patent Owners - Beware of Maintenance Fee Scam
    Alexandria, Virginia - The United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") has repeated its warning about unsolicited communications regarding maintenance fees.Many patent owners have received unsolicited communications that at first…
  • Aug 14

    Indiana Patent Infringement Lawsuit: CeraMedic Sues DePuy Orthopaedic

    Indiana Patent Infringement Lawsuit: CeraMedic Sues DePuy Orthopaedic
    South Bend, Indiana - In conjunction with New York intellectual property co-counsel, Indiana patent attorneys for CeraMedic LLC of Plano, Texas sued in the Northern District of Indiana alleging that DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. of Warsaw,…
Rank this Week: 192

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/
  • Aug 18

    New Paper on SSOs, SEP and Antitrust by Joanna Tsai & Joshua Wright

    New Paper on SSOs, SEP and Antitrust by Joanna Tsai & Joshua Wright
    An important new paper was recently posted to SSRN by Commissioner Joshua Wright and Joanna Tsai.  It addresses a very hot topic in the innovation industries: the role of patented innovation in standard setting organizations (SSO),…
  • Aug 15

    Microsoft’s Android Anathema

    Microsoft’s Android Anathema
    Microsoft wants you to believe that Google’s business practices stifle competition and harm consumers. Again. The latest volley in its tiresome and ironic campaign to bludgeon Google with the same regulatory club once used against…
  • Aug 13

    Teslas’s New Patent Policy: Long Live the Patent System!

    Teslas’s New Patent Policy: Long Live the Patent System!
    [First posted to the CPIP Blog on June 17, 2014] Last Thursday, Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, issued an announcement on the company’s blog with a catchy title: “All Our Patent Are Belong to You.”…
Rank this Week: 277

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Aug 18

    Zimmerman on Presidential Settlement

    Zimmerman on Presidential Settlement
    Adam Zimmerman (Loyola Los Angeles) has a guest post at the Penn Program on Regulation on regulating settlements brokered by the executive branch.
  • Aug 18

    Hastings Law Journal Symposium on Atlantic Marine

    Hastings Law Journal Symposium on Atlantic Marine
    We covered earlier the upcoming Hastings Law Journal symposium on the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Atlantic Marine Construction Co. v. U.S. District Court. It will take place in San Francisco on Friday, September 19th. Here’s an…
  • Aug 17

    Wasserman on Mass Torts, Future Claimants & Global Peace

    Wasserman on Mass Torts, Future Claimants & Global Peace
    Rhonda Wasserman (Pittsburgh) has posted on SSRN a draft of her article, Future Claimants and the Quest for Global Peace, which will appear in the Emory Law Journal. Here’s the abstract: In the mass tort context, the defendant typically…
Rank this Week: 367

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/
  • Aug 18

    End-Of-Life Decisions - What Would The Doc Do?

    End-Of-Life Decisions - What Would The Doc Do?
    There is a great deal to think about and consider when it comes to end of life planning. Be sure to make sure your desires are in writing and that you have communicated them with your loved ones.
  • Aug 15

    Is Estate Planning Different For Women?

    Is Estate Planning Different For Women?
    There are many differences between men and women, and you need to respect those differences and account for them in your estate planning.
  • Aug 13

    The Federal Estate Tax Exclusion: Get The Fact

    The Federal Estate Tax Exclusion: Get The Fact
    It is important to understand how the estate tax may impact or not impact your estate and how to properly plan if necessary.
Rank this Week: 706

Illinois Sexual Harassment…

Illinois Sexual Harassment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination, constructive discharge, gender discrimination, and sexual harassment. By Peter M. LaSorsa.

http://www.illinoissexualharassmentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Bertolini Corporation Settles Retaliation Lawsuit For $92,500

    Bertolini Corporation Settles Retaliation Lawsuit For $92,500
    Bertolini Corporation pays $92,500 to settle a retaliation lawsuit. The discrimination lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). The EEOC is tasked with investigating violations of the Title VII of the…
  • Aug 13

    Royal Tire, Inc. Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit For $182,500

    Royal Tire, Inc. Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit For $182,500
    Royal Tire, Inc. pays $182,500 to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit. The discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). According to published accounts, between January 2008 and June 2011, Royal…
  • Aug 10

    Turner Machine Company Settles Retaliation Lawsuit For $80,000

    Turner Machine Company Settles Retaliation Lawsuit For $80,000
    Turner Machine Company pays $80,000 to settle a retaliation a lawsuit. The federal lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). According to documents, which were made public, Ken Woodard was hired by Turner in…
Rank this Week: 396

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Numerous Violations at Cricket Hollow Zoo

    Numerous Violations at Cricket Hollow Zoo
    Roadside zoos are one more travesty in the world of animal display.
  • Aug 15

    Howling for Coyote

    Howling for Coyote
    Coyotes are wild song dogs known for their beautiful howls and their importance to diverse wild lands.
  • Aug 12

    NYPD’s Anti-Cruelty Initiative a Succe

    NYPD’s Anti-Cruelty Initiative a Succe
    The NYPD’s recent anti-cruelty initiative has, for many of New York’s animals, been a success.
Rank this Week: 335

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

Covers drug recalls and side effects, pharmaceutical litigation, and drug warnings. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.drugrecallattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Court Rules Pfizer Can Be Sued for Generic Drug

    Court Rules Pfizer Can Be Sued for Generic Drug
    In a controversial ruling, the Alabama Supreme Court allowed a man injured by a generic version of Reglan to sue the drug's brand-name manufacturer, Pfizer. Although this is not the first time a high court has taken this type of stand, it is…
  • Aug 12

    Drug Recalls Surge in U.S Making 2014 Record Year

    Drug Recalls Surge in U.S Making 2014 Record Year
    Due in part to increased federal oversight, this year has already seen record numbers in pharmaceutical recalls. The most common causes of drug recalls include contamination, packaging defects, safety problems and improper testing. Drug…
  • Jul 30

    Drug Companies Prey on Poor, Homeless, For Drug Research

    Drug Companies Prey on Poor, Homeless, For Drug Research
    In American urban centers, where homelessness is abundant and the working class slips into poverty, it is not difficult to find people willing to test experimental drugs in exchange for a little cash. Here in Chicago, ads for pharmaceutical…
Rank this Week: 809

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Mandatory life sentence for NJ child molesters proposed again

    Mandatory life sentence for NJ child molesters proposed again
    8-18-2014 New Jersey: Convicted child predators could face a mandatory life sentence under legislation one New Jersey lawmaker continues to push. In August of 1994, just days after 7-year-old Megan Kanka was brutally raped and murdered by a…
  • Aug 17

    Wake Up California Therapists! Protecting Client Confidentiality per Proposed California Law AB 1775

    Wake Up California Therapists! Protecting Client Confidentiality per Proposed California Law AB 1775
    8-17-2014 California: The Current Situation vs. AB 1775 For a very long time, California psychotherapists have been required to break client confidentiality only when we believe a minor or dependent adult is in imminent danger of serious…
  • Aug 17

    Sex Offender Programming In Iowa Starts at Mount Pleasant

    Sex Offender Programming In Iowa Starts at Mount Pleasant
    See also: Iowa Preparing For Huge Increase In Sex Offenders Entering Probation, Parole 8-17-2014 Iowa: The programming hub for incarcerated sex offenders is at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility. The medium security prison houses men…
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • Aug 18

    Two Boys Mauled In Indio Pit Bull Attack

    Two Boys Mauled In Indio Pit Bull Attack
    Two small children were attacked in a vicious encounter with a pit bull in Indio this week. The boys, ages five and eleven, were mauled in a single incident with one dog on Saturday. The five-year-old boy suffered bite wounds to the back of…
  • Aug 11

    Lack of Bicycle Lanes in Orange County Causing Danger

    Lack of Bicycle Lanes in Orange County Causing Danger
    In recent years, many cities in California, including Los Angeles, have become more and more friendly to cyclists. More bicycle lanes are appearing, and there has been a concerted effort to increase awareness of bicyclist’s rights and…
  • Jul 29

    Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Risk of Dementia

    Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Risk of Dementia
    Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are catastrophic injuries that have long-term consequences. For many years, researchers have suspected that brain injuries dramatically increase the risk of brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and…
Rank this Week: 382

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Aug 18

    Beauty Contestant Arrested on Charges of Workers’ Comp Fraud

    Beauty Contestant Arrested on Charges of Workers’ Comp Fraud
    If you say you broke your toe, can’t work and then collect workers’ compensation benefits, it’s probably a good idea to forgo the beauty pageant circuit. Shawna Lynn Palmer was arrested for workers’ compensation fraud…
  • Aug 14

    S.F. Releases FAQs on Ban-the-Box Ordinance

    S.F. Releases FAQs on Ban-the-Box Ordinance
    San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO) took effect yesterday, and San Francisco’s Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) released a new Frequently Asked Questions document with detailed information on how the FCO…
  • Aug 13

    Minimum Wage Showdown in San Diego

    Minimum Wage Showdown in San Diego
    At the end of July, San Diego’s City Council approved an ordinance that called for incremental increases to the city’s minimum wage starting on January 1, 2015. The ordinance also included an “earned sick leave”…
Rank this Week: 861

Next Generation, Next Destination

Next Generation, Next Destination

Covers partner transition planning at professional firms. By Practice Development Counsel.

http://www.nextgeneration-nextdestination.com/
  • Aug 18

    Birth of a Vision: THE ORIGIN OF CROSS-GENERATIONAL CONVERSATION DAY

    Birth of a Vision: THE ORIGIN OF CROSS-GENERATIONAL CONVERSATION DAY
    Have you ever found yourself literally bolt up awakened by an idea that just kept coming and wouldn’t quit? My inspiration for Cross-Generational Conversation Day was the stunning example of determination and resiliency of a 36-year-old…
  • Jul 31

    Are Tech Companies Avoiding the Age Diversity Issue?

    Are Tech Companies Avoiding the Age Diversity Issue?
    Tech companies in general have a reputation for preferring young employees, whether or not they are really more tech savvy than older, experienced individuals. This is especially true in the Silicon Valley area culture. When the San Francisco…
  • Jul 25

    BOOMERS STILL WANT TO WORK

    BOOMERS STILL WANT TO WORK
    As was expressed in 2004-5 surveys and again in 2014, Boomers want to keep working beyond traditional retirement age. Now there’s evidence they mean it. A recent study by Merrill Lynch in partnership with Age Wave of workers over age...
Rank this Week: 888

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    BBC: “Julian Assange speaks of ‘leaving’ Ecuador embassy”

    BBC: “Julian Assange speaks of ‘leaving’ Ecuador embassy”
    BBC on August 18, 2014 released the following: “Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has suggested he will be leaving London’s Ecuadorean embassy “soon”. He said he understood from Wikileaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson he…
  • Dec 10

    “Extradited Briton Babar Ahmad admits terrorism offences”

    “Extradited Briton Babar Ahmad admits terrorism offences”
    BBC on December 10, 2013 released the following: By: Dominic Casciani “A British man who spent eight years fighting extradition to the US has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges. Babar Ahmad, 39, from south London, admitted conspiracy…
  • Oct 3

    “Alleged Al-Qaeda Member Extradited to U.S. to Face Charges in Terrorism Conspiracy”

    “Alleged Al-Qaeda Member Extradited to U.S. to Face Charges in Terrorism Conspiracy”
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on October 3, 2013 released the following: “Defendant and Others Planned Suicide Bomb Attack Against Americans in Europe WASHINGTON— Nizar Trabelsi, a Tunisian national, has been…
Rank this Week: 79

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Cover California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    David Duchovny and Tea Leoni finalize Divorce

    David Duchovny and Tea Leoni finalize Divorce
    The Marriage is finally over for David Duchovny and Tea Leoni. The "Californication" star and "Deep Impact" actress have divorced, according to several reports. Duchovny, 54, is said to have filed for divorce back in June, and the New…
  • Aug 15

    Kelly Rutherford Child Custody Battle Continue

    Kelly Rutherford Child Custody Battle Continue
    Kelly Rutherford has launched a dramatic legal bid to stop her son and daughter from ever returning to France where they live with her ex-husband - while the children are on holiday with her in New York. The former Gossip Girl star has filed…
  • Aug 13

    Child's Preference in a Child Custody Modification Proceeding

    Child's Preference in a Child Custody Modification Proceeding
    Let's say you have a current child custody order in place and now you wish to modify that order. How does a child's preference come into play in modifying the custody order? A child's wishes are entitled to greater consideration in…
Rank this Week: 263

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

Summarizes environmental decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    El Dorado Chemical Company v. EPA

    El Dorado Chemical Company v. EPA
    El Dorado Chemical Company  v.  EPA - 8/15/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, Case No. The Panel ruled that the district court did not err in upholding the EPA's ruling rejecting Arkansas's water…
  • Aug 18

    South Carolina Public Service v. FERC

    South Carolina Public Service v. FERC
    South Carolina Public Service v. FERC - 8/15/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 12-1232 (Consolidated with 12-1233, 12-1250, 12-1276, 12-1279, 12-1280, 12-1285, 12-1292, 12-1293, 12-1296,…
  • Aug 18

    Minisink Residents for Enviro. v. FERC

    Minisink Residents for Enviro. v. FERC
    Minisink Residents for Enviro. v. FERC - 8/15/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 12-1481. The Appeals Court said, "Though we respect the concerns they raise, we conclude that, as a legal matter, …
Rank this Week: 937

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 159

Michael Markarian: Animals &…

Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics

Covers elections, ballot measures, and legislation. By the Human Society.

http://hslf.typepad.com/political_animal/
  • Aug 18

    Domestic Violence Hurts the Whole Family

    Domestic Violence Hurts the Whole Family
    Domestic violence is more complicated, in terms of the social relationships, than previously understood. Many abusers will harm or threaten the beloved dog or cat of a spouse or partner as a way of exerting control over that person.…
  • Aug 13

    Tackling the Tusk Trade

    Tackling the Tusk Trade
    In a welcome break from partisan gridlock, Republicans and Democrats are joining together to protect elephants and rhinos from illegal poaching. This month, New Jersey and New York became the first two states to ban the trade in elephant…
  • Aug 11

    Slow Down Needed on Sea Cow Downlisting

    Slow Down Needed on Sea Cow Downlisting
    Ask any child to name an endangered sea creature, and not every kid would list the manatee first, but that species would make almost every top 10 list. These gentle giants, who long ago inspired the mermaid myth, can…
Rank this Week: 945

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Aug 18

    A certain NFL team is on the warpath

    A certain NFL team is on the warpath
    Sorry about the pun — but then again, I’m not the PTO; then again, too, my attitude toward “scandalous and offensive” ethnic marks is different from that of lots of people, too. This one, in particular, has long rubbed…
  • Aug 11

    Kimberlin v. All the bloggers — The Patterico / Liberty Chick Motion to Dismi

    Kimberlin v. All the bloggers — The Patterico / Liberty Chick Motion to Dismi
    Read about the case here and here. Read the motion to dismiss here:
  • Aug 7

    Secret defrauder ring (UPDATED)

    Secret defrauder ring (UPDATED)
    Originally posted 2010-02-15 13:15:54. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI want one, too! What is the FRAUD-O-METER™?  Its creator, John Welch, explains: Some say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and that is certainly true…
Rank this Week: 132