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California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Jan 23

    Magna Carta Friday – King John Guarantees The Freedom Of The English Church

    Magna Carta Friday – King John Guarantees The Freedom Of The English Church
    As I’ve mentioned, this year marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta by King John at Runnymede.  I previously posted the introduction and my translation of the original Latin of the 1215 version.  Today,…
  • Jan 22

    Some LLC Names Slip Past California’s Statutory Ban

    Some LLC Names Slip Past California’s Statutory Ban
    The California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act explicitly bans a number of different words from being included in LLC names: The name shall not include the words “bank,” “trust,” “trustee,”…
  • Jan 21

    SEC Charges Attorney For Allegedly False Legal Opinion

    SEC Charges Attorney For Allegedly False Legal Opinion
    Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against an attorney who was allegedly involved in the filing of false registration statements.  The SEC’s order instituting proceedings alleges that the attorney…
Rank this Week: 336

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jan 23

    Things Lawyers Say They Love About the Cloud

    Things Lawyers Say They Love About the Cloud
    In nearly seven years of building and leading a company that provides practice management solutions for the legal profession, you hear a lot about the pains and joys of being a lawyer. I’ve engaged with hundreds (if not thousands) of…
  • Jan 22

    10 Tips: Why I Love Publishing to SlideShare

    10 Tips: Why I Love Publishing to SlideShare
    What’s not to like about a large, highly targeted B2B market with low competition? Not much. That’s why SlideShare has become the Internet’s largest platform for sharing presentations. With 60 million unique visitors every…
  • Jan 21

    Target Practice: Writing for Marketing

    Target Practice: Writing for Marketing
    Ask any parent of a small child, and they’ll tell you: Caillou is a whiny little puke. On the scale of fears for parents, seeing that a "Caillou" episode is coming on the television, and knowing that you won’t have the dexterity…
Rank this Week: 463

Insolvency Blog

Insolvency Blog

Covers insolvency and corporat restructuring in the UK, Europe, cross-border and beyond. By Mercer & Hole.

http://www.mercerhole.co.uk/blog/insolvency-blog
  • Jan 23

    Personal Insolvency Update - Debt threshold for bankruptcy to increase to £5,000

    Personal Insolvency Update - Debt threshold for bankruptcy to increase to £5,000
    With effect from 1 October 2015 the debt threshold for a creditor issued bankruptcy petition will increase from £750 to £5,000. The Government's reason behind this large increase is to ensure that bankruptcy, with its serious…
  • Jan 6

    Chris Laughton’s predictions for corporate insolvency in 2015

    Chris Laughton’s predictions for corporate insolvency in 2015
    Chris Laughton, Restructuring and Insolvency Partner shares his thoughts and predictions for corporate insolvency in 2015 with Lexis Nexis. To read the full article click here.
  • Nov 5

    Restructuring & Insolvency in Europe – Mis-selling

    Restructuring & Insolvency in Europe – Mis-selling
    The mis-selling of complex financial products such as payment protection insurance (PPI) policies and interest rate hedging products or swaps (IRHP) is not just a UK phenomenon. Preferential shares in Spain and worthless bonds in Italy are at…
Rank this Week: 506

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Covers UK legal stories.

http://www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Free legal advice clinic in Market Harborough

    Free legal advice clinic in Market Harborough
      Next month, Kate Godber, an Associate Solicitor in our Market Harborough branch will start providing free legal advice at The Well in Kibworth. The clinic will run on the first Wednesday of every month between 2.30pm and 4.30pm. Kate…
  • Jan 22

    Leases: What are my repair obligations?

    Leases: What are my repair obligations?
    As a tenant the terminology within a commercial property lease can be quite daunting and difficult to understand. It is essential  at the outset that the landlord and tenant understand exactly what their obligations are before entering…
  • Jan 21

    Residential Property Contract Race

    Residential Property Contract Race
    In conveyancing, purchasers are commonly worried that vendors may have offered contracts for the same property to a different party as well. Doing so would initiate a contract race. Contract races occur where a vendor enters into conveyancing…
Rank this Week: 687

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Jan 23

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Jan 23

    Law journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Jan 22

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 160

El Blog de Derecho Publico de…

El Blog de Derecho Publico de Sevach

Covers public law and legislation. By Professor J.R. Chaves.

http://contencioso.es/
  • Jan 23

    El graduado en Derecho no tiene quien le convoque la prueba de acceso a la abogacía

    El graduado en Derecho no tiene quien le convoque la prueba de acceso a la abogacía
     Así como el coronel de la obra de García Márquez esperaba la carta que no llegaba, durante mas de quince años, concediéndole la pensión a que tenía derecho, una legión de flamantes…
  • Jan 21

    El Tribunal europeo extiende al cliente del abogado la protección de los consumidore

    El Tribunal europeo extiende al cliente del abogado la protección de los consumidore
     La Directiva 93/13/CEE del Consejo de 5 de Abril de 1993 se ocupó de las cláusulas abusivas en los contratos celebrados entre profesionales y consumidores y ha cumplido veinte años largos con un amplio reguero de…
  • Jan 20

    Jaque judicial al Rey Juan Carlo

    Jaque judicial al Rey Juan Carlo
    Parece que el Rey Don Juan Carlos (conserva el cargo a “título honorífico”) se ha buscado un abogado para un litigio de filiación. Y además parecer ser que el zascandil coronel Martínez…
Rank this Week: 879

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jan 23

    An application to stay arbitration.

    An application to stay arbitration.
    Practice point:  An application to stay arbitration is made, pursuant to CPLR 7503[c], when the petition is filed, not when it is served. The petition must be served within 20 days from the date that the petitioner received the demand…
  • Jan 22

    Trivial defects.

    Trivial defects.
    Practice point:  Property owners may not be held liable for trivial defects, not constituting a trap or nuisance, over which a pedestrian might merely stumble, stub a toe, or trip. There is no minimal dimension test or per se rule that…
  • Jan 21

    A plaintiff's motion for summary judgment in a negligence action.

    A plaintiff's motion for summary judgment in a negligence action.
    Practice point: As there can be more than one proximate cause of an accident, a plaintiff must establish, prima facie, not only that the defendant was negligent, but that the plaintiff was free from comparative fault. Typically, the issue…
Rank this Week: 587

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Bloody provisional assessment

    Bloody provisional assessment
    And another thing… Problem: Many judges make the average doctor’s handwriting look as though it was the winning entry to a calligraphy competition. They try to write their decisions to the provisional assessment in boxes which…
  • Jan 22

    Provisional assessment – and another thing…

    Provisional assessment – and another thing…
    More issues as to provisional assessment… Problems: The timing of certain steps in the process is confusing at best. The parties are meant to undertaken the arithmetic on the Bill as assessed post-provisional assessment. However, how…
  • Jan 20

    Further issues with provisional assessment

    Further issues with provisional assessment
    More problems with the provisional assessment process… Problems: The, very limited, provisional assessment pilot was based on claims for costs with a value of up to £25,000. When provisional assessment was rolled out the figure…
Rank this Week: 941

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jan 22

    El Salvador Woman's 30-Year Sentence for Alleged Abortion Is Lifted

    El Salvador Woman's 30-Year Sentence for Alleged Abortion Is Lifted
    NPR: 30-Year Sentence Lifted For Woman In El Salvador Abortion Case, by Jason Beaubien: Seven years ago, Carmen Guadalupe Vasquez Aldana went to jail in El Salvador. She was initially charged with abortion but prosecutors elevated the charge…
  • Jan 22

    Fourth and Fifth Circuits Confront Abortion Exceptionalism

    Fourth and Fifth Circuits Confront Abortion Exceptionalism
    JURIST (commentary): Fourth and Fifth Circuits Confront Abortion Exceptionalism, by Caitlin Borgmann: Federal Courts of Appeals have recently addressed two important abortion cases, either of which could end up before US Supreme Court. Last…
  • Jan 22

    6 Facts About Abortion

    6 Facts About Abortion
    Vox: 6 very basic facts about abortion in America, by Sarah Kliff: Forty-two years ago today, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized a woman's right to abortion. Ever since, America has debated and…
Rank this Week: 186

The Korean Law Blog

The Korean Law Blog

Provides updates and comments on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Not Guilty Verdict for U.S. Government Employee with U.S. 8th Army: Announcement

    Not Guilty Verdict for U.S. Government Employee with U.S. 8th Army: Announcement
    We are proud to announce that, today, we received a not guilty verdict at the Seoul Central District Court for a crime concerning the trafficking in contraband into Korea.  The Korean... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean Hayes.
  • Jan 22

    Bye Bye Uber in Korea?

    Bye Bye Uber in Korea?
    We may see the end of Uber in Korea.  The Korea Telecommunications Commission has requested the Korea Prosecution to file charges against the management of the company for the violation of a law... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Jan 20

    Retail Business in Korea by Tom Coyner

    Retail Business in Korea by Tom Coyner
    The following is an article written by Tom Coyner in 2007 that still has relevancy in today's evolving retail market.  Interesting read on an issue that hasn't changed much since 2007. ... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
Rank this Week: 912

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jan 22

    Confirman el derecho de los hombres a orinar parado

    Confirman el derecho de los hombres a orinar parado
    Con su fallo, una corte de Dusseldorf, Alemania, confirma que los hombres siguen teniendo derecho a orinar de pie, una costumbre que aunque tachada de poco higiénica y que les trae varios conflictos particularmente con novias y…
  • Jan 22

    Tribunal considera que una pintura inspirada en una foto es un plagio

    Tribunal considera que una pintura inspirada en una foto es un plagio
    Un  tribunal de Amberes, Bélgica, condenó al renombrado pintor belga Luc Tuymans por el plagio de la fotografía tomada por la fotógrafa Katrijn Van Giel, al haberla tomado como modelo para realizar su…
  • Jan 22

    Rihanna vuelve a ganar a Topshop

    Rihanna vuelve a ganar a Topshop
    Rihanna volvió a ganar el segundo round del pleito con la tienda de modas Topshop, integrante de Arcadia Group, por la venta de una camiseta sin mangas con la imagen no autorizada de ella, después de que tres jueces de la Corte…
Rank this Week: 80

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 211

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    The California Way: Perjury with Impunity

    The California Way: Perjury with Impunity
    I've talked before about how the courts mostly just blow it off when the prosecutor commits misconduct.  Maybe he says improper things during closing argument.  Maybe he asks questions he knows he can't ask hoping to get away with…
  • Jan 16

    As Long As It Was Policy

    As Long As It Was Policy
    Imagine, if you will (and if you won’t, go away).Someone you know and care about is murdered.  Viciously.  The evidence points to you.Police come, show your mother the incriminating evidence, and ask her if you did it.No, she…
  • Jan 13

    American Exceptionalism Part Deux

    American Exceptionalism Part Deux
    OK, OK.  So the administration now says that the we should have sent someone who we could claim was at least important to the march.  Not a "world leader," of course (that would be his Barakness), but someone like a cabinet officer…
Rank this Week: 368

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

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

    UF Women’s Basketball Player Accused of Stealing Credit Card from Teammate

    UF Women’s Basketball Player Accused of Stealing Credit Card from Teammate
    A University of Florida women’s basketball player was arrested Friday afternoon after a teammate accused her of stealing her credit card and using it at several stores, a nail salon and a pawn shop. According to the arrest report, the…
  • Jan 14

    Lakeland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Porn Charge

    Lakeland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Porn Charge
    A Lakeland man is facing up to 80 years in prison after pleading guilty to producing and transporting child pornography. Reports indicate that the 40-year-old man accepted a guilty plea Monday in Tampa federal court. A date for his sentencing…
  • Jan 9

    Pasco County Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

    Pasco County Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student
    A 25-year-old Pasco County High School instructor has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested for unlawful sexual activity with a minor. According to reports, the female teacher contacted the student at the school through…
Rank this Week: 620

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 599

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jan 22

    Voluntary Human Egg Retrieval and Damage

    Voluntary Human Egg Retrieval and Damage
    A very interesting full decision of the Tax Court was released today in Perez v. Commissioner. The issue was whether a woman who had eggs retrieved from her body after undergoing fertility treatments in exchange for compensation could exclude…
  • Jan 22

    Old Fashioned Theft Leads to New Fashioned Identity Theft

    Old Fashioned Theft Leads to New Fashioned Identity Theft
    A case out of my old home town of Visalia, California lets us know that sometimes there’s just not much you can do to prevent yourself from being a victim of identity theft. Back in 2011 Rebekah Root either stole documents from an IRS…
  • Jan 19

    Fail, Caesar!

    Fail, Caesar!
    Last week Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Chicago. One week ago, second-tier bondholders filed an involuntary bankruptcy petition in Delaware. A company can only be in one bankruptcy court, so…
Rank this Week: 317

Ruling Imagination: Law and…

Ruling Imagination: Law and Creativity

Discusses the ways law rules creativity and law employs creativity. By Professor Peter Friedman.

http://blogs.geniocity.com/friedman
Rank this Week: 419

Mouse Print

Mouse Print

Exposing the strings and catches in advertising fine print and analyses the legal meaning and enforceability.

http://www.mouseprint.org
  • Jan 22

    Intuit Offering Partial TurboTax Upgrade Rebate

    Intuit Offering Partial TurboTax Upgrade Rebate
    (BOSTON – January 22, 2015) – Following a public outcry from regular TurboTax Deluxe users who learned that the popular tax preparation software’s maker had stripped the program of key functionality this year, Intuit today…
  • Jan 19

    CVS Sued Over Eye Vitamin Claim

    CVS Sued Over Eye Vitamin Claim
      In June 2014, we told you about some misleading claims (see story) made for CVS Advanced Eye Health vitamins, a product which purchasers might mistake for being just like Bausch + Lomb’s PreserVision — a vitamin proven to…
  • Jan 12

    More TurboTax Pricing Game

    More TurboTax Pricing Game
      Our trusty mouse caused a little bit of a stir with last week’s story about Intuit yanking out key functionality from TurboTax Deluxe, and selling it back to customers via a $30 – $40 upgrade charge. There are now over 900…
Rank this Week: 589

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    NLS Law and Technology Legislative Analysis Competition 2014-15

    NLS Law and Technology Legislative Analysis Competition 2014-15
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the Law and Technology Society of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore]The Law and Technology Society is proud to present the 3rd edition of ‘NLS Law and…
  • Jan 22

    Insider Trading and the Risks of Due Diligence Acce

    Insider Trading and the Risks of Due Diligence Acce
    [The following post is contributed by Aparna Ravi, a researcher at the Centre for Law and Policy Research, Bangalore and previously a capital markets lawyer in London. She can be contacted at aparna.ravi@clpr.org.inShe presents an interesting…
  • Jan 21

    Supreme Court on Successor Liability

    Supreme Court on Successor Liability
    In the past, we have discussed the difficulties of imposing successor liability on the purchaser of a business when such liabilities pertain to those incurred by the seller prior to the sale and purchase transaction. This issue has come up…
Rank this Week: 421

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jan 22

    A DSB for ISDS?

    A DSB for ISDS?
    I don't read absolutely everything there is to read on ISDS, so maybe this proposal from U.S. Rep. Sander Levin is out there already and has been dicussed to death, but it was new to me: TPP should include several...
  • Jan 21

    Is There An International Economic Law "Super-Legislature"?

    Is There An International Economic Law "Super-Legislature"?
    This is from University of Chicago law prof Brian Leiter: I propose to defend and explore three claims in this lecture. First, there is very little actual “law” in federal constitutional law in the United States, especially with…
  • Jan 19

    The CAFTA Labor Panel's Procedural Ruling

    The CAFTA Labor Panel's Procedural Ruling
    The CAFTA panel set up to hear the U.S. complaint regarding Guatemala's enforcement of its labor laws has issued a procedural ruling. The basic question was, "how the panel should address, as a matter of procedure, a request by Guatemala...
Rank this Week: 293

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
Rank this Week: 829

Joplin Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Joplin Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers catastrophic injury, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, and distracted driving. By Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C.

http://www.joplincaraccidentlawyer.com/
  • Jan 22

    Defensive driving can help prevent Joplin semi-truck accident

    Defensive driving can help prevent Joplin semi-truck accident
    Research shows that accidents involving semi-trucks and passenger vehicles can be extremely dangerous, especially for passenger vehicle occupants, who are more vulnerable to serious, life-threatening injuries. So, what can you do to avoid…
  • Dec 23

    Help keep Joplin roadways safe: Don't drink & drive this holiday season!

    Help keep Joplin roadways safe: Don't drink & drive this holiday season!
    The holiday season is here, bringing it with it the promise of celebrations with friends and loved ones. If your holiday plans include alcohol - even in small amounts - we want to urge you to take precautions to help keep Missouri roadways…
  • Nov 7

    Helping Hands, Helping Others: Donate canned food between now & Nov. 26!

    Helping Hands, Helping Others: Donate canned food between now & Nov. 26!
    Here at Aaron Sachs and Associates, we're proud to be a sponsor of the KODE/KSNF Thanksgiving Pantry Food Drive: Helping Hands, Helping Others. Between now and November 26, you can drop off canned and non-perishable food items at the…
Rank this Week: 635

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jan 22

    5 Google Tricks to Find Online Plagiarism

    5 Google Tricks to Find Online Plagiarism
    Searching for plagiarism can be daunting, fortunately, there are some google tricks and hacks that can make your life a lot easier when hunting for copied work.
  • Jan 22

    3 Count: Rdio Flyer

    3 Count: Rdio Flyer
    Greek court says blocking pirate sites is overreaching, Rdio expands to 25 new markets and Apple buys music and piracy analytics service.
  • Jan 21

    Artist Luc Tuymans Loses Plagiarism Case, Raises Question

    Artist Luc Tuymans Loses Plagiarism Case, Raises Question
    Artist Luc Tuymans has lost a copyright decision in Belgium. However, this case is just one of many difficult judgments about appropriation and photos.
Rank this Week: 190

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
Rank this Week: 925

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

Press digest on transatlantic affairs. Edited by three German Fulbright Alumni.

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Jan 22

    We Saved Fulbright, Now We Need to Save CBYX

    We Saved Fulbright, Now We Need to Save CBYX
    When the Obama administration wanted to cut $30 million from the Fulbright budget last March, the alumni started the Save Fulbright campaign. It was a success, the Senate and House voted to restore the funding and in December, President Obama…
  • Oct 10

    "Befreiung" ist was anderes als "Uebergabe"

    "Befreiung" ist was anderes als "Uebergabe"
    Schlechter Journalismus: Tagesschau, Focus und Bild schreiben über eine „Befreiung“ eines entführten Entwicklungshelfers, obwohl es sich um eine Übergabe handelte. Purer Zufall? Was könnte dahinter…
  • May 23

    Majority of Germans in Favor of More Transatlantic Cooperation

    Majority of Germans in Favor of More Transatlantic Cooperation
    The German media is full of NSA and TTIP criticism, but 56% of Germans still want more cooperation with the United States. That’s a surprisingly positive result of the Körber-Foundation poll “Involvement or Restraint”…
Rank this Week: 976

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Jan 22

    Pirker Settle

    Pirker Settle
    News broke this afternoon that Ralph Pirker, the drone operator whose initial challenge to the FAA's authority to regulate unmanned aircraft was successful before being overturned in November, has settled with the agency. Pirker reportedly…
  • Jan 15

    CJEU Rules Against Air Berlin in Price Transparancy Case

    CJEU Rules Against Air Berlin in Price Transparancy Case
    The Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) has issued a judgment in Case C-573/13. The case was referred to the court for the purpose of resolving two questions concerning the proper interpretation of Article 23(1) of Regulation EC...
  • Jan 14

    Fixing Indonesian Aviation

    Fixing Indonesian Aviation
    In a post last week we took a skeptical view of Indonesia's plans to introduce a price floor for air fares. An analysis out today from CAPA shares our criticism and includes alternative suggestions for how to fix Indonesia's air...
Rank this Week: 272

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Jan 22

    U.S. Supreme Court Denies CLS’ Cert. Petition in Iskanian

    U.S. Supreme Court Denies CLS’ Cert. Petition in Iskanian
    On Tuesday, January 20, 2015, the United States Supreme Court declined certiorari review of Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC, No. 14-341. In June 2014, the California Supreme Court ruled that class action waivers in arbitration…
  • Jan 20

    CA Supreme Court: Security Guards Must Be Paid for Sleep Time

    CA Supreme Court: Security Guards Must Be Paid for Sleep Time
    On January 8, 2014, the California Supreme Court issued a highly anticipated decision, ruling that employers must pay workers for all time spent on a job site, even if they are on-call or sleeping rather than on-patrol, clarifying the meaning…
  • Jan 14

    Bower v. Inter-Con: CA Ct. of App. Upholds Employer’s Waiver of Arb.

    Bower v. Inter-Con: CA Ct. of App. Upholds Employer’s Waiver of Arb.
    On December 31, 2014, a California Court of Appeal issued a ruling affirming the trial court’s decision to deny employer Inter-Con Security Systems Inc.’s motion to compel arbitration of a putative wage-and-hour class action.…
Rank this Week: 908

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/
Rank this Week: 193

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    In Re Wilson (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 22, 2015)

    In Re Wilson (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 22, 2015)
    It's not just teenagers whose parents neglect and/or abandon them who turn to serious crime:Wilson was born on September 7, 1977. He lived with his parents and two younger siblings in Inglewood, and then later in south central Los…
  • Jan 21

    Mosser Companies v. San Francisco Rent & Stabilization Bd. (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 21, 2015)

    Mosser Companies v. San Francisco Rent & Stabilization Bd. (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 21, 2015)
    Parents move into a rent-controlled apartment in San Francisco and pay $1,495 a month.  They've got (inter alia) a 13-year old child.  Everyone lives together in harmony.Years go by.  The rent can legally only go up a little…
  • Jan 21

    People v. Camp (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 21, 2015)

    People v. Camp (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 21, 2015)
    Hugo Camp gets charged with, and pleads guilty to, a theft offense, and gets ordered to serve 14 months in jail and, thereafter, 14 months of "mandatory supervision" by the probation office.  The probation office then notices that…
Rank this Week: 215

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Covers the False Claims Act, qui tam litigation and whistleblower litigation. By Tycko & Zavareei.

http://www.fraudfighters.net/news/
Rank this Week: 834

Employee Benefits Legal Blog

Employee Benefits Legal Blog

Covers employee benefits related to labor and employment matters. By Keith R. McMurdy of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://employeebenefits.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 22

    HIPAA Medical Privacy Matters: Court Permits ADA Claim to Proceed

    HIPAA Medical Privacy Matters: Court Permits ADA Claim to Proceed
    Normally I do not like to comment on cases that are not final or court opinions that do not have a definitive outcome on a case.  But this is an exception because of the topic, which is HIPPA and privacy, which can get overlooked too…
  • Jan 15

    Employer Offering Coverage: The Multiemployer Plan Problem

    Employer Offering Coverage: The Multiemployer Plan Problem
    As we move in to the first phase of ACA compliance, a number of employers have been asking me about unionized employees and how they can know whether the employees are “offered” coverage (as required to avoid penalties) when…
  • Jan 9

    Keeping Track of the Numbers: Some of the 2015 “Limits”

    Keeping Track of the Numbers: Some of the 2015 “Limits”
    At the beginning of each year, there are certain contribution “limits” for retirement plans and welfare plans that I check on just to make sure I am current on my numbers.  While the list is not exhaustive of all…
Rank this Week: 594

McClellan Law Firm Blog

McClellan Law Firm Blog

Covers San Diego brain injuries, car accidents and other personal injury topics.

http://www.mcclellanlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jan 22

    California Law Increases Nursing Home Violation Fine

    California Law Increases Nursing Home Violation Fine
    Noncompliant assisted living facilities could face serious fines in the future, news sources report. According to new California legislature, fines for out-of-line nursing homes will increase hundredfold in the coming year. The new law…
  • Jan 15

    911 Dispatcher May Have Given Faulty Instruction

    911 Dispatcher May Have Given Faulty Instruction
    A 911 dispatcher in San Diego may have given questionable medical instructions, local news reports. The accident occurred when a motorcycle struck a pedestrian, amputating his leg. A bystander used his belt as a tourniquet in an attempt…
  • Jan 7

    Licensed Undocumented Drivers Expected to Make California Roadways Safer

    Licensed Undocumented Drivers Expected to Make California Roadways Safer
    The New Year brings a number of new laws to the state of California. From campus sexual consent laws to plastic bag bans, many of these new laws are designed to make California a better, safer place to live. That couldn't be more true…
Rank this Week: 544

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 22

    Police Body Cameras Coming to Chicago

    Police Body Cameras Coming to Chicago
    In the wake of highly publicized shootings by police officers across the country, there has been an increased focus on body cameras as a way to visually monitor police actions. The Chicago Police Department has announced that Chicago police…
  • Jan 13

    Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers and Dispensaries Put on Hold as Rauner Takes Office

    Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers and Dispensaries Put on Hold as Rauner Takes Office
    The question of whether medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries will receive their licenses has been put into the hands of the new governor, Bruce Rauner. Governor Pat Quinn left office without issuing the contemplated licenses…
  • Dec 30

    7 New Illinois Laws You Should Know for 2015

    7 New Illinois Laws You Should Know for 2015
    1. The liability of parents for underage drinking no longer only applies to residences or private property. State law will be expanded in 2015 to penalize parents who allow those under the age of 21 to consume alcohol in vehicles, trailers,…
Rank this Week: 650

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Jan 22

    Shameless Self-Promotion: Leason Ellis represented the successful party in a trial here in the SDNY/White Plain

    Shameless Self-Promotion: Leason Ellis represented the successful party in a trial here in the SDNY/White Plain
    A jury in the Southern District of New York (White Plains) awarded a complete victory to Triboro Quilt Manufacturing Corporation in its lawsuit against Luve LLC arising from an exclusive license agreement between the parties. Under the…
  • Jan 8

    Recent Case Tweet

    Recent Case Tweet
    Filing at 7pm blew it PAYCOM v. NFP WD OK This is a fact pattern where the DJ Pltf DOES NOT get choice of forum http://t.co/WZdfpdF5BD — TrademarkBlog (@TrademarkBlog) January 4, 2015 DENT DOCTOR v DENT CLINIC ED Wisc Def tries to buy…
  • Dec 19

    Cool Gear v Silver Buffalo re Trade Dress in Water Bottle Cap

    Cool Gear v Silver Buffalo re Trade Dress in Water Bottle Cap
    “. . . a distinctively configured flip forward spout and elegant elliptical, angled loop handle at the top, and at the side, distinctive texturized surfaces and raised vertical bars, interspersed around the side of the cap.” cool…
Rank this Week: 181

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Jan 22

    "Basic Human Right" to Farm Your Lawn?

    "Basic Human Right" to Farm Your Lawn?
    A bill has been introduced into the Michigan legislature to allow urban dwellers to keep a "reasonable" number of livestock on their property. This article refers to the bill as guaranteeing the "basic human right" to farm…
  • Jan 22

    CFP: Fordham Law: Sharing Economy, Sharing City: Urban Law and the New Economy

    CFP: Fordham Law: Sharing Economy, Sharing City: Urban Law and the New Economy
    This is going to be a great event on a major emerging area of land use law, and local government law, inquiry. If it weren't for a personal schedule conflict, I would be there! You should go! Conference Announcement and...
  • Jan 22

    Fennell and Peñalver on Exactions Creep

    Fennell and Peñalver on Exactions Creep
    For those of you who have not already figured out exactly how land use planning officials are expected to proceed in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's 2011 decision in Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District, Lee...
Rank this Week: 598

Michael Markarian: Animals &…

Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics

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

http://hslf.typepad.com/political_animal/
  • Jan 22

    Did Your Members of Congress Make the Grade?

    Did Your Members of Congress Make the Grade?
    Think of the Humane Scorecard as a handy tool to see where your federal legislators stand on our movement’s key policy issues.      Related StoriesThe 113th Congress in Review for AnimalsHighlights for Animals…
  • Jan 6

    The 113th Congress in Review for Animal

    The 113th Congress in Review for Animal
    As the gavel comes down on the 113th Congress (which spanned January 2013 to December 2014) and the new 114th Congress begins its work today, it’s a good time to take stock of what was achieved and what lies…
  • Dec 29

    Audit Shows Lax Lab Enforcement

    Audit Shows Lax Lab Enforcement
    The HSUS and HSLF are at the forefront of legislative reforms concerning animal welfare, but it’s not enough to just pass laws—we must work diligently to ensure they are enforced and that there are consequences for those who…
Rank this Week: 961

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jan 22

    Junior legal writing scholars workshop

    Junior legal writing scholars workshop
    Washburn University School of Law is proud to announce the second annual Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop, to be held on July 24-25, 2015. This workshop will provide a unique collaborative environment in which to receive…
  • Jan 21

    How to improve improve bar passage

    How to improve improve bar passage
    Chapman University’s Mario Mainero states that law schools can improve bar passage rates in his recent article We Should Not Rely on Commercial Bar Reviews to Do Our Job: Why Labor-Intensive Comprehensive Bar Examination Preparation Can and…
  • Jan 15

    Tips on teaching law classe

    Tips on teaching law classe
    For some helpful tips on teaching, check Arizona professor Suzanne Rabe's article Without a Clue: Hard-Earned Lessons in Teaching. Pitched toward adjuncts as well as full-time professors, the article offers nine tips, including "Begin…
Rank this Week: 434

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 22

    New hacking legislation could make criminals of us all, say insider

    New hacking legislation could make criminals of us all, say insider
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?”   Tech industry insiders are guffawing at new cybersecurity initiatives unveiled by the Obama administration.…
  • Jan 20

    Ignorance of law, legal rights at issue in North Carolina-related Supreme Court case

    Ignorance of law, legal rights at issue in North Carolina-related Supreme Court case
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Should I talk to the police?”   A recent United States Supreme Court has some legal observers complaining that police officers are entitled to mistakes of…
  • Jan 15

    Road rage, forgery convictions no obstacle to employment in Family and Children Service

    Road rage, forgery convictions no obstacle to employment in Family and Children Service
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: A past conviction is keeping me from finding work what can I do?   The State of Georgia has employed a woman to protect its most vulnerable children despite her convictions for…
Rank this Week: 706

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Jan 22

    Reviews of ActiveWords, TValue, dtSearch; Body Position and Tablets; Three New Question

    Reviews of ActiveWords, TValue, dtSearch; Body Position and Tablets; Three New Question
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: Stephen Hayes, Review: ActiveWords for Naming Documents Adron Beene, Review: TValue for Amortization Calculations Carol Baker, Review: dtSearch for a Briefs Knowledge Base Christian…
  • Jan 21

    How Prospects Find and Judge Your Law Firm Plus 39 More Must-Read

    How Prospects Find and Judge Your Law Firm Plus 39 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 40 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Jan 19

    This Email Gadget Saved a Law Firm $30,000 Plus 58 More Must-Read

    This Email Gadget Saved a Law Firm $30,000 Plus 58 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 59 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
Rank this Week: 219

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jan 22

    Actos Bladder Cancer Federal Trial

    Actos Bladder Cancer Federal Trial
    The U.S. District Judge overseeing the federal Actos litigation has issued orders requiring that the Court be provided with details about each of the cases filed, information about potential settlements and motions in various state courts…
  • Jan 11

    Hysterectomy Morcellator Cancer 2015 Update

    Hysterectomy Morcellator Cancer 2015 Update
    There are many product liability lawsuits being filed against the manufacturers of power morcellators. The injured women claim that patients and doctors should have been warned about the risks associated with use of the medical devices during…
  • Jan 10

    Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Settlement 2015 Update

    Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Settlement 2015 Update
    The Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II artificial hip metal implant global settlement which was announced in November 2014, appears to finally be gaining some traction as the policy and settlement procedures are being set down. Stryker Corp.…
Rank this Week: 843

Troll Defense

Troll Defense

Tips and commentary for individuals accused of civil liability for Internet activities. By Benjamin Justus.

http://www.troll-defense.com/
  • Jan 22

    100 Does Sued for Online Infringement of PLM Software

    100 Does Sued for Online Infringement of PLM Software
    Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software, Inc. has filed a lawsuit against 100 anonymous Doe parties, alleging infringement of various forms of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for which Siemens holds copyrights. The…
  • Jan 21

    Dallas Buyers Club returns with BitTorrent lawsuits in Texa

    Dallas Buyers Club returns with BitTorrent lawsuits in Texa
      Nationwide copyright enforcer Dallas Buyers Club, LLC has made a return to filing several new matters in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, starting with a round filed in late November 2014 and others just this…
  • Jan 21

    Washington Corporation Sues For Infringement of Police Candidate Video Exam

    Washington Corporation Sues For Infringement of Police Candidate Video Exam
    A Washington firm specializing in video-based simulation exams for public safety officials has filed suit in a New Jersey federal court for copyright infringement of an examination intended to be used for the New Jersey State Police to…
Rank this Week: 412

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jan 22

    And thy say conservatives are anti-science? How about the anti-vaccers?

    And thy say conservatives are anti-science? How about the anti-vaccers?
    WaPo: Seth Mnookin, a journalist who's chronicled the anti-vaccination movement, observed a few years ago that you only had to go visit a Whole Foods to find anti-vaxxers. Now, it doesn't seem that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jan 21

    Want to solve the law school scam? Expose law schools to a market for control

    Want to solve the law school scam? Expose law schools to a market for control
    If you think of law schools as companies selling a product, our customer base has skrunk dramatically and continues to shrink: The number of people applying to law school is down 8.5% compared to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Jan 21

    Sponsored posts: never had 'em, never will

    Sponsored posts: never had 'em, never will
    I was amused, puzzled, and mildly annoyed by this post at Prawfsblawg: You may have noticed a recent "sponsored post" on our feed, and there were some questions from our valued readers about it.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 137

National Eminent Domain Blog

National Eminent Domain Blog

Covers eminent domain news with a focus on Michigan. By Ackerman Ackerman & Dynkowski.

http://www.nationaleminentdomain.com/
  • Jan 22

    John Mogk Provides Criticism of Kelo in Poletown

    John Mogk Provides Criticism of Kelo in Poletown
    Professor John Mogk of the Wayne State University Law School has provided another opinion to The Detroit News in which he claims that the article written by Jesse Hathaway regarding “Re-evaluating eminent domain” simply does not…
  • Dec 24

    Delray District Meets Future Plan

    Delray District Meets Future Plan
    Despite the grievances over the environmental issues in the Delray district, on should recognize that the City of Detroit has intended the area between the Detroit River and I-75 to be an industrial area since at least the passage of the…
  • Dec 12

    By simply seeking to acquire a transfer…

    By simply seeking to acquire a transfer station because a community does not like the use does not suffice to say that just compensation must be paid. That transfer station is a very special use and may end up being a very expensive purchase…
Rank this Week: 616

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jan 22

    Florida Based Investment Advisor Firm Is Charged in Ponzi Scheme

    Florida Based Investment Advisor Firm Is Charged in Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: The SEC has charged a Florida based investment advisor firm, Elm Tree Investment Advisors LLC, its founder Frederic Elm, and its private funds Elm…
  • Jan 21

    Wheat Ridge, Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating a $4.8 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Wheat Ridge, Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating a $4.8 Million Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Perry Sawano pled guilty to swindling investors in a $4.8 million Ponzi scheme between 2007 and 2013. Sawano was accused of running the scheme…
  • Jan 21

    UBS’ Richest Clients Chase After Dollars and Scrap Swiss Franc

    UBS’ Richest Clients Chase After Dollars and Scrap Swiss Franc
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Last week, the Swiss National Bank abolished the franc’s three year-old cap of 1.20 per euro, which caused the currency to soar as much as 41 percent against…
Rank this Week: 104

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
Rank this Week: 803