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Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 3

    Using mediation to resolve sports relate

    Using mediation to resolve sports relate
    Using mediation to resolve sports related disputes – Lexology http://ow.ly/JRHQrFiled under: Conflict
  • Mar 2

    English High Court adopts Singapore deci

    English High Court adopts Singapore deci
    English High Court adopts Singapore decision and holds that obligation to engage in “friendly discussion” before arbitration is enforceable – Lexology http://ow.ly/JOQWeFiled under: Conflict
  • Mar 2

    Mediation as Sustainable Development? |B

    Mediation as Sustainable Development? |B
    Mediation as Sustainable Development? |By John Sturrock, Core Solutions Group for Kluwer Mediation Blog http://ow.ly/JPbhfFiled under: Conflict
Rank this Week: 654

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Mar 3

    Is The Hawaii Reapportionment Commission About To Go The Way Of The 'O'o Bird?

    Is The Hawaii Reapportionment Commission About To Go The Way Of The 'O'o Bird?
    Spurred by yesterday's battle-of-the-titans Supreme Court oral arguments (Clement vs. Waxman) in a case we've been following, we're taking a short diversion from our usual fare of takings, eminent domain, and land use law today to cover…
  • Mar 2

    Tohono's "Jurisdictional Ambush" And The Tucker Act Shuffle In The Federal Circuit

    Tohono's "Jurisdictional Ambush" And The Tucker Act Shuffle In The Federal Circuit
    This one from the Federal Circuit is a must read, particularly for those interested in takings claims where the federal government is involved. But even if that doesn't describe you, we think you should review Ministero Roca Solida v. United…
  • Feb 27

    March 12, 2015, Honolulu: Awarding Professor David Callies The Crystal Eagle

    March 12, 2015, Honolulu: Awarding Professor David Callies The Crystal Eagle
    Please join us on Thursday, March 12, 2015, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. for the awarding of the Owners' Counsel Crystal Eagle to University of Hawaii Law Professor David L. Callies. We're inviting his current and former students (of whom there are…
Rank this Week: 119

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    Injury crash on US91 in Blackfoot

    Injury crash on US91 in Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Mar 2

    Injury crash on US91 in Blackfoot

    Injury crash on US91 in Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Mar 1

    Updated Information Fatal Injury Crash I84 at Twin Falls Exit 173

    Updated Information Fatal Injury Crash I84 at Twin Falls Exit 173
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 283

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 181

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Mar 2

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 3, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 3, 2015
    Caesars Files a Proposed Plan of Reorganization… Court Docket (Bankr. N.D. Ill.): Debtors’ Joint Plan of Reorganization Pursuant to Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code Court Docket (Bankr. N.D. Ill.): Disclosure Statement…
  • Mar 1

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 2, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 2, 2015
    Press Release: University General Health System, Inc. Initiates Restructuring Through A Chapter 11 Filing Court Docket (Bankr. S.D. Tex.): Declaration of Director, General Counsel and Secretary of University General Health System,…
  • Mar 1

    New Bankruptcy Opinion: RESIDENTIAL FUNDING COMPANY, LLC v. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. – Dist. Court, SD New York, 2015

    New Bankruptcy Opinion: RESIDENTIAL FUNDING COMPANY, LLC v. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. – Dist. Court, SD New York, 2015
    In re: RESIDENTIAL CAPITAL, LLC, Chapter 11 RESIDENTIAL FUNDING COMPANY, LLC, Plaintiff, v. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Defendant. Case No. 12-12020 (MG), Adv. Proc. No. 13-01820 (MG), No. 14-CV-6015 (RA). United States District Court, S.D. New…
Rank this Week: 38

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 410

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Mar 2

    How to win a hopeless case

    How to win a hopeless case
    I’ve often heard TheBusker chuckle about the many ways to win even the most hopeless of cases. ‘Everything’s winnable once you have a real, living and above all fallible judge sitting in front of you. Maybe you’ll…
  • Mar 2

    ‘Proof of Death’ by thriller-writer and barrister Chris Pearson

    ‘Proof of Death’ by thriller-writer and barrister Chris Pearson
    Lawyer Richard Troy doesn’t do mathematics. But when he accepts Chechen number theorist Aslan Ivanov as a client, he realises that life, love and death are all part of the same equation. Aslan possesses a proof of the Riemann Hypothesis…
  • Mar 2

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
Rank this Week: 916

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    ECUSA and the Freedom of Association: a Showdown Is Coming

    ECUSA and the Freedom of Association: a Showdown Is Coming
    Litigation between the Episcopal Church (USA) and its parishes has been ongoing for more than fifteen years. It is a myth to say that the Church did not start any of the lawsuits: you can read all of the dreary details in this post. The…
  • Feb 25

    A Rule of Law, or of One Man?

    A Rule of Law, or of One Man?
    Capitol Hill is today, for better or worse, the last bulwark of this country's Rule of Law. If the Republicans -- given a majority in both Houses in order to stop the administration's lawlessness -- cannot hold the line against Obama's…
  • Feb 23

    SC Court Makes Short Shrift of ECUSA's Motion

    SC Court Makes Short Shrift of ECUSA's Motion
    As reported here, the Episcopal Church (USA) and its rump group in South Carolina filed a 182-page motion for reconsideration with Circuit Court Judge Diane S. Goodstein, asking her to reverse her earlier decision in favor of Bishop Lawrence,…
Rank this Week: 583

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    UNH Law and Sports Illustrated Pro Sports Law Panel on Thursday, March 5

    UNH Law and Sports Illustrated Pro Sports Law Panel on Thursday, March 5
    If you're in New England, we have a great professional sports law panel coming up this Thursday at the University of New Hampshire School of Law with topics including analysis of Donald Sterling, Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson controversies as…
  • Feb 28

    Kingsford Charcoal Should Use Images of Current Athlete

    Kingsford Charcoal Should Use Images of Current Athlete
    The media is all over Kingsford Charcoal's decision to use Ed O'Bannon's image on its product and pay him for it.  If Kingsford, or any other company, is interested in drawing even more publicity to their product, they should use…
  • Feb 27

    Legal aftermath of Adrian Peterson decision

    Legal aftermath of Adrian Peterson decision
    In a new Sports Illustrated article, I write about the legal consequences to U.S. District Judge David Doty vacating an aberration award in favor of the NFL's suspension of Adrian Peterson and the NFL swiftly petitioning the U.S. Court of…
Rank this Week: 581

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California personal injury law concerning slip and fall injuries, hit and run accidents, and car accidents. By the Law Offices of Gary K. Walch.

http://www.californiapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Man Killed Today in Simi Valley Pedestrian Accident

    Man Killed Today in Simi Valley Pedestrian Accident
    A 23 year old man, named Jerome De La Cruz Castro, was killed today in a tragic car accident in Simi Valley on Highway 118. The crash occurred a little after five in the morning today when Castro, according to the Ventura County Star, lost…
  • Feb 24

    Serious Injuries Reported In Oxnard Metrolink Train Accident

    Serious Injuries Reported In Oxnard Metrolink Train Accident
    A Metrolink train accident in Oxnard this morning has caused many serious injuries to the occupants of the train, including the conductor. The accident apparently occurred after a produce or farm equipment truck got stuck on the railway and…
  • Feb 8

    Elderly Woman In Lexus Killed In Collision With Bruce Jenner on PCH in Malibu On February 7, 2015

    Elderly Woman In Lexus Killed In Collision With Bruce Jenner on PCH in Malibu On February 7, 2015
    Additional information has been learned in follow-up to our blog post of February 6, 2015, titled “Celebrity Bruce Jenner Involved In Fatal Malibu Car Accident”, about the tragic four (4) car traffic accident on PCH in Malibu…
Rank this Week: 387

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 999

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/
Rank this Week: 204

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 198

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Covers Chicago criminal and DUI laws. By Ava George Stewart.

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest
    This Chicago DUI attorney has posted here and hereabout having your driving privileges taken away before you ever have your first day in court.  From the Chicago Tribune:Bureaucratic mix-ups have let thousands of drunken drivers…
  • Jan 19

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday
    My Dear Friends,I have already posted my thoughts over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog on this subject.  There is always something you can do today.-- PaxContinue reading over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog
  • Nov 3

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote
    Tomorrow is election day.  And like many people, I am busy.  My husband is busy.  We have to work.  I have to pack after work for a flight for a memorial service.  But we voted already.  We prefer to vote early…
Rank this Week: 490

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Spanish language blog on auto accidents and personal injuries. By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 957

Construction Law Monitor

Construction Law Monitor

Covers construction contracts, disputes and liens. By Wolfe Law Group.

http://www.constructionlawmonitor.com/
  • Mar 2

    Guest Blog – Public Contracting: Why You Need Performance and Payment Bond

    Guest Blog – Public Contracting: Why You Need Performance and Payment Bond
    The world of public contracting is quite complex because at stake are a lot of taxpayer dollars, with figures sometimes in the billions. In order to compete for these jobs, contractors will have to take out contract surety bonds. Two types of…
  • Jun 17

    Louisiana Public Contract Law: Material Supplier Notice Requirement

    Louisiana Public Contract Law: Material Supplier Notice Requirement
    In Louisiana public contracts and jobs have been gaining momentum for my clients. Over the past few years there has been a spike in public work and as these jobs reach completion contractors, subcontractors, equipment lessors, laborers and…
  • Jun 9

    Demand Letter: How An Attorney Letter Can Help You Get Paid

    Demand Letter: How An Attorney Letter Can Help You Get Paid
    In the legal and collection industry we call this document a demand letter, but in most other circles its simply known as an “attorney letter.” There are many people who are fearful of this type of correspondence and others who…
Rank this Week: 783

Civil Rights Law & Policy Blog

Civil Rights Law & Policy Blog

Edited by Andrew M. Ironside.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civil_rights/
  • Mar 2

    "Rethinking District of Columbia Venue in Voting Rights Preclearance Actions"

    "Rethinking District of Columbia Venue in Voting Rights Preclearance Actions"
    The title of this post comes from this essay by Professor Michael Solimine, the abstract of which states: In 2013 the Supreme Court in Shelby County v. Holder vitiated the preclearance provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, Section 5,...
  • Feb 20

    "Intelligence Legalism and the National Security Agency's Civil Liberties Gap"

    "Intelligence Legalism and the National Security Agency's Civil Liberties Gap"
    The title of this post comes from this recent paper by Professor Margo Schlanger, the abstract of which states: This paper examines the National Security Agency, its compliance with legal constraints and its respect for civil liberties. But…
  • Feb 19

    How much is 25 years of your life worth to you?

    How much is 25 years of your life worth to you?
    How about $25 million? Well that's precisely what a Brooklyn man claims he's due for the 25 years he spent locked up for a murder he didn't commit. The NYPost reports: A Brooklyn man who spent 25 years behind bars...
Rank this Week: 769

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Mar 2

    Mediation, the Talking Cure

    Mediation, the Talking Cure
    This article was published March 2, 2015 by Industry Today. The origin of disputes is friction: “the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another.” Unless taken in hand there is a sure progression from…
  • Feb 15

    Garnishing Domain Names for Unpaid Debt

    Garnishing Domain Names for Unpaid Debt
    Initially, in the far distant past, in the mid-1990s, domain names were seen primarily as addresses in cyberspace — much like telephone numbers or postal addresses to which they were analogized — rather than as assets of value in…
  • Feb 5

    The Role of Investors in Marketing Literary Work

    The Role of Investors in Marketing Literary Work
    Co-Author Gerald M. Levine Copyright adheres to creative works when they are fixed in tangible mediums of expression for the first time. At the moment of fixation authors own and control their works in every respect, but this is likely to…
Rank this Week: 330

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Mar 2

    Marijuana Cultivation, Other Felony Charges for Spanish Fork Couple

    Marijuana Cultivation, Other Felony Charges for Spanish Fork Couple
    On Thursday, Feb. 26, a husband and wife in Spanish Fork were arrested on suspicion of marijuana cultivation for an operation set up in a shed on their property. The couple was booked into the Utah County Jail and is being investigated for…
  • Feb 25

    Utah Wrongful Death Statutes Allow Woman to Sue Self

    Utah Wrongful Death Statutes Allow Woman to Sue Self
    It may sound like the plot to the newest movie to be considered for an award for “Best Comedy,” but the Utah case of Bagley v. Bagley, wherein Barbara Bagley is suing herself is very real. The case was dismissed in January of 2014…
  • Feb 23

    Threat of Terrorism Charge for Man Threatening Provo PD

    Threat of Terrorism Charge for Man Threatening Provo PD
    Between Tuesday, Feb. 17 and Friday, Feb. 20, three men and one woman were arrested after allegedly making threats against the Provo Police Department. One of the men was charged with a threat of terrorism. Don’t Write it if You…
Rank this Week: 513

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Mar 2

    Supreme Court weighs process, not politics, of who draws voting map

    Supreme Court weighs process, not politics, of who draws voting map
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSupreme court to hear case on voter-approved redistricting Supreme Court considers line between racial and partisan gerrymandering States stretch the limits of geography for politically uniform…
  • Mar 1

    Supreme court to hear case on voter-approved redistricting

    Supreme court to hear case on voter-approved redistricting
    WASHINGTON  — In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district…
  • Feb 25

    Supreme Court weighs how religious freedom affects business dress code

    Supreme Court weighs how religious freedom affects business dress code
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSJustices weigh case of Muslim denied job over headscarf #Iwastheonly girl in my school who wore a headscarf First lady forgoes headscarf in Saudi Arabia GWEN IFILL: Now we turn to the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 281

Ideas

Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

http://daviddfriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Redit AMA planned for this Wednesday

    Redit AMA planned for this Wednesday
    2 P.M. PST.For the reason see.
  • Feb 18

    Exploiting my Thirty Minutes of Fame

    Exploiting my Thirty Minutes of Fame
    Someone recently posted, somewhere online, a picture of me playing World of Warcraft while listening to a talk at the International Students for Liberty conference last weekend. It got quite a lot of attention, including, I am told, "over…
  • Feb 13

    Wanted: A Better Shower Controller

    Wanted: A Better Shower Controller
    Taking a shower this morning I was struck, not for the first time, by how badly designed the mechanism for controlling the temperature is. Turn it a little to the right and the shower is uncomfortably hot. Turn it just a little back to the…
Rank this Week: 846

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers,…

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. Blog

Covers safety and personal injury news.

http://harrispersonalinjury.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Top Five Causes for Crashes in California

    Top Five Causes for Crashes in California
    Top Five Causes for Crashes in California With the recent apparent increase in deadly crashes across San Diego and the Central Coast, concerned citizens are calling on the California Highway Patrol (CHP) for answers. Although they don’t…
  • Mar 2

    UCSB DUI Crackdown

    UCSB DUI Crackdown
    UCSB DUI Crackdown The University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers this week. A DUI checkpoint and crackdown is being conducted on Friday night. According to KSBY News Channel Six,…
  • Mar 2

    Child Struck by Car

    Child Struck by Car
    Child Struck by Car On Thursday afternoon, a child was struck and injured by a car in an El Cajon neighborhood. According to ABC News Channel 10, the incident happened at about 3:50 p.m. in the 900 block of Peach Avenue, near Mollison Avenue.…
Rank this Week: 516

Colorado Homeowners Association…

Colorado Homeowners Association Law Blog

Covers community associations, covenant enforcement, and governance. By Winzenburg Leff Purvis & Payne.

http://www.cohoalaw.com/
  • Mar 2

    Division of Real Estate Releases Changes to Proposed Rule

    Division of Real Estate Releases Changes to Proposed Rule
    As you probably know, the Colorado Division of Real Estate is holding a hearing on permanent rule-making on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 10:00 am at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center in Conference Room 1D. In advance of this hearing,…
  • Mar 2

    Debunking the Myths of SB 177: Installment Number 1

    Debunking the Myths of SB 177: Installment Number 1
    A coalition of special interest groups, led by the Metro Mayors Caucus and Denver Chamber of Commerce, are behind the introduction of Senate Bill 15-177 (“SB 177”). While this bill was brilliantly crafted to provide immunity…
  • Feb 18

    Topics to Study for State Law Portion of Licensure Examination Clarified

    Topics to Study for State Law Portion of Licensure Examination Clarified
    A big thanks goes out to the Colorado Division of Real Estate for clarifying those portions of Colorado law which community association managers should study to prepare for the licensure examination!  To review this important…
Rank this Week: 500

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Mar 2

    Illinois Counties With the Highest DUI Arrest

    Illinois Counties With the Highest DUI Arrest
    Thanks to improved awareness, harsher penalties, and significant legislative efforts, drunk driving fatalities in Illinois have decreased by over 37 percent  between 2002 and 2012. Alcohol-impaired driving remains a serious…
  • Mar 2

    Appellate Court Holds That Fourth Amendment Does Not Apply to License Revocation Hearing

    Appellate Court Holds That Fourth Amendment Does Not Apply to License Revocation Hearing
    Earlier this month, a North Carolina appellate court held that the Fourth Amendment does not apply in driver’s license revocation hearings, “even if those proceedings could be viewed as quasi-criminal in nature.” In…
  • Feb 6

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Defendant’s DUI Based on Officer’s Fourth Amendment Violation

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Defendant’s DUI Based on Officer’s Fourth Amendment Violation
    This month, the Fifth District Court of Appeal reversed a defendant’s DUI conviction based on the arresting officer’s Fourth Amendment violation. The defendant, Katelyn Bozarth, was charged with two counts of DUI after being…
Rank this Week: 877

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    The Ohio Field Sobriety Test

    The Ohio Field Sobriety Test
    There is no feeling quite like looking in your rearview mirror while driving to see the red and blue flashing lights of a police car. The sick feeling only intensifies when the police inform you that you are being pulled over because you are…
  • Feb 26

    The Interstate Driver’s License Compact

    The Interstate Driver’s License Compact
    Did you know that your driving record in one state is being shared with officials in most other states? The Interstate Driver’s License Compact (IDLC) is an agreement between 45 states and the District of Columbia to share and exchange…
  • Feb 6

    Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoint

    Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoint
    After receiving strong negative feedback, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office has announced that it will not participate in another “no refusal” OVI checkpoint. A “no refusal” checkpoint is a checkpoint at which…
Rank this Week: 893

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Beard, Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Coast Guard Safety Alerts 1996-2014

    Coast Guard Safety Alerts 1996-2014
    The cover photo of Coast Guard Safety Alerts 1996-2014 is chilling: A large ship is awash in ocean water and about to sink. The report is a compilation of safety alerts on a myriad of maritime safety issues such as...
  • Mar 1

    Washington Oregon Dungeness Crab Prices Jumped to $9 Per Pound

    Washington Oregon Dungeness Crab Prices Jumped to $9 Per Pound
    Commercial Dungeness crab fishermen on the Washington and Oregon Coast earned $3.10/pound at the beginning of the season in December 2014. By Christmas they received $4.50/pound, and by the middle of February 2015, prices jumped to $9/pound.…
  • Feb 28

    RIP Leonard Nimoy - on a Ship Nonethele

    RIP Leonard Nimoy - on a Ship Nonethele
    "I realize it was a fake spaceship, but dangit it was a ship nonetheless and Mr. Spock served on it. Here’s to one of the great humans of our time." Rob Almeida Rob Almeida is Partner and Chief Marketing Officer...
Rank this Week: 725

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Mar 2

    Court of Appeals to Hear Missing Will Case

    Court of Appeals to Hear Missing Will Case
    The Estate of Robyn Lewis reported in the Watertown Daily Times  presents a state of facts perfect for a bar examination question.  When Robyn Lewis and her husband James Simmons divorced in Texas in 1966, Robyn retained ownership…
  • Mar 2

    Court of Appeals to Hear Missing Will Case

    Court of Appeals to Hear Missing Will Case
    The Estate of Robyn Lewis reported in the Watertown Daily News presents a state of facts perfect for a bar examination question.  When Robyn Lewis and her husband James Simmons divorced in Texas in 1966, Robyn retained ownership of a…
  • Feb 21

    Surrogate Denies Attempt To Renounce Infant’s Legacy In Order To Avoid Estate Tax

    Surrogate Denies Attempt To Renounce Infant’s Legacy In Order To Avoid Estate Tax
    The Brooklyn Eagle has reported that Kings County Surrogate  Diana Johnson  has denied a petition to renounce a  bequest to a grandchild of a decedent in the six million dollar estate of Sharon Lindsay. The total bequest to the…
Rank this Week: 389

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Mar 2

    Is This the Perfect Laptop for Lawyers? Plus 57 More Must-Read

    Is This the Perfect Laptop for Lawyers? Plus 57 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 58 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...
  • Mar 2

    Preliminary Deposition Questions Plus 48 More Must-Read

    Preliminary Deposition Questions Plus 48 More Must-Read
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 49 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld…
  • Feb 27

    Reviews of MessageSave and X1, Bates Stamps; Time Matters and WordPerfect X7; Paragraph Numbering; Apple Watch; Much More

    Reviews of MessageSave and X1, Bates Stamps; Time Matters and WordPerfect X7; Paragraph Numbering; Apple Watch; Much More
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: Robin Meadow, Review: MessageSave and X1 Together John Dorst, Three Products We Use for Bates Stamp Matthew Appleton, Time Matters and WordPerfect X7 Integration in the Works Steven…
Rank this Week: 227

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Mar 2

    Learning Outcomes: Consistently Developing Predictably Competent Graduate

    Learning Outcomes: Consistently Developing Predictably Competent Graduate
    Consistency and predictability—these are two principles that I have come to appreciate during my first year of law school. Schedule—predictable, every Tuesday/Thursday, 5:30-9:00. Exams—unpredictable, but consistently…
  • Mar 1

    Same-Sex Marriage Referendums: Major Metropolitan Areas Out of Step With Less Populated Region

    Same-Sex Marriage Referendums: Major Metropolitan Areas Out of Step With Less Populated Region
    In most states same-sex marriage has become the law of the land by judicial decision. In a smaller number, the institution has been recognized by acts of the state legislature. Although there were numerous public referendums attempting to ban…
  • Mar 1

    Welcome to Our March Blogger

    Welcome to Our March Blogger
    Our September guest blogger with be 1L Jessica Lothman. Jessica is originally from Springfield, Illinois, but now considers herself a local. She is in her second year of the part-time program, is interested in public interest law, education…
Rank this Week: 569

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 186

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 354

Boalt Bulletin Board

Boalt Bulletin Board

An online forum for non-event announcements. From Berkeley Law.

http://bbb.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 2

    Research Grant in Hotel Law Topic

    Research Grant in Hotel Law Topic
    In connection with the Hospitality and Tourism Law Program annual symposium, a research grant of $2500 is also being offered, separate from the symposium itself, to the applicant interested in writing on certain topics related to…
  • Feb 18

    Dorsey & Whitney Foundation Scholarships: Attend The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice

    Dorsey & Whitney Foundation Scholarships: Attend The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice
    The International Peace & Security Institute (IPSI) is offering a prestigious and specialized scholarship for exceptional law students to attend the 2015 The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice. In…
  • Feb 10

    The Sovereignty Symposium Writing Competition

    The Sovereignty Symposium Writing Competition
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court and the Sovereignty Symposium, Inc. will host The Sovereignty Symposium XXVIII, June 3-4, 2015, at Oklahoma City’s Skirvin Hotel. The Symposium is the premier conference on Indian Law. Each year we invite law…
Rank this Week: 486

The Law Offices of Robert J.…

The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C.

Covers debt collection and consumer law.

http://nahoumlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    What is a Stipulation in a New York Debt Collection Case?

    What is a Stipulation in a New York Debt Collection Case?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum The Problem: You have been sued by a debt collector and have come to terms on a settlement but the debt collector wants you to sign something called a “stipulation”.  What is a stipulation in a... The…
  • Feb 25

    Is Credit Reporting An Attempt To Collect A Debt?

    Is Credit Reporting An Attempt To Collect A Debt?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You’re just about to close a deal on buying a new car, or perhaps a new home.  You’ve come to an agreement on the sales price and your sitting at the closing table, the... The post Is Credit…
  • Feb 24

    NY Dept. of Financial Services Issues Guidance on New Debt Collection Regulation

    NY Dept. of Financial Services Issues Guidance on New Debt Collection Regulation
    By: Robert J. Nahoum As part of the roll out of the new New York debt collection laws, the New York Department of Financial Services has issued guidance through a “Frequently Asked Questions” page on its website.  The FAQs…
Rank this Week: 286

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Mar 2

    Program Note

    Program Note
    No new posts today (except this one, of course) or tomorrow, because to your likely shock and amazement I am actually arguing a case tomorrow before the California Supreme Court. And no, the case is not in any way…
  • Feb 27

    A Fish Is a Tangible Object, You Say? The Majority Didn't Describe It That Way

    A Fish Is a Tangible Object, You Say? The Majority Didn't Describe It That Way
    Mr. Yates caught some fish that he shouldn't have hoarded, Because of the risk that his ship would be boarded. An officer noticed that some were too small, And ordered the man to hang onto them all 'Til returning…
  • Feb 26

    Twitter Takedown of Scottish Scam [Updated]

    Twitter Takedown of Scottish Scam [Updated]
    Scottish lawyer Malcolm Combe recently posted this tale about a promoted tweet gone wrong. He and several other lawyers went after a company called Highland Titles, which was making this offer: For just 30 quid, it would appear, you…
Rank this Week: 214

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Homeland Security Blanket

    Homeland Security Blanket
    It is amusing to watch Republicans' inability to govern their own lunatic ward d/b/a the House of Representatives.  House Speaker John Boehner's orange hue is starting to pale as he attempts to…
  • Feb 27

    Evolution Of The Republican Party Or Why Democrats Need To Tune In And Turn Out

    Evolution Of The Republican Party Or Why Democrats Need To Tune In And Turn Out
    What does it mean that your typical Republican does not believe in global warming or evolution, but does believe that Christianity should be established as this country's national religion?  According to a recent Public Policy…
  • Feb 20

    Giuliani's World: A Noun, A Verb and A Crazy GOP Talking Point

    Giuliani's World: A Noun, A Verb and A Crazy GOP Talking Point
    Rudy Giuliani is a mean-spirited hack who long ago gave up any right to appear in polite society, much less be the driver of a news cycle.  But there he was, speaking at a fundraiser for a fellow traveler, Wisconsin Governor Scott…
Rank this Week: 322

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Mar 2

    Whatsapp at Risk of Suspension of Services in Brazil

    Whatsapp at Risk of Suspension of Services in Brazil
    A few weeks ago, a judge of the state of Piauí, in Brazil, ordered Whatsapp to suspend its activities in the country. The judge has also issued orders for the suspension of the service to all telecommunication service providers,…
  • Feb 26

    Historic FCC Vote will Protect the Future of America's Economy and Democracy

    Historic FCC Vote will Protect the Future of America's Economy and Democracy
    Today, the FCC voted to adopt strong network neutrality rules based on Title II of the Communications Act. Here is my statement: "Today's vote is among the greatest public interest victories in U.S. history. The FCC's strong rules banning…
  • Feb 23

    The Mutual Legal Assistance Problem explained

    The Mutual Legal Assistance Problem explained
    Following Edward Snowden revelations, it’s an understatement to say that governments were unhappy with their citizens' data being managed solely under US laws. This frustration is brought into sharp contrast when you examine the…
Rank this Week: 765

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 434

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/
  • Mar 2

    New FMLA Rules Recognize Celebration Rule: Managing Benefit

    New FMLA Rules Recognize Celebration Rule: Managing Benefit
    Although the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (“FMLA”) is not something I usually address, the DOL final regulations issued last week did address an issue I have previously written about and that is recognition of same-sex…
  • Feb 23

    Medical Premium Reimbursement: Limited Relief for Some Employer

    Medical Premium Reimbursement: Limited Relief for Some Employer
    Back in November of 2014, the DOL issued FAQ Part 22, which directly addresses some recent efforts by employers to reimburse employees for participation in the exchange through Code Section 105, or through some type of other…
  • Feb 17

    IRS Releases “Final” Versions and Instructions for Forms 1094 and 1095: Start Collecting Data

    IRS Releases “Final” Versions and Instructions for Forms 1094 and 1095: Start Collecting Data
    At last, the forms are upon us.  Last week, the IRS issued its “final” versions of the forms 1094-B, 1094-C, 1095-B and 1095-C along with instructions for the “B” forms and instructions for the “C”…
Rank this Week: 521

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkelderlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Managing Health Care Costs with Crowdfunding

    Managing Health Care Costs with Crowdfunding
    While some say that it takes a village to raise a child, others are now saying that it takes a crowd to pay for rising medical costs. As more caregivers are expected to pay for their loved one's medical costs out of pocket, they are turning…
  • Feb 26

    Chinese Elite Fighting for Palliative Care

    Chinese Elite Fighting for Palliative Care
    Families of China's political elite and senior Communist Party leaders are now fighting for a more unusual cause: the right for their seniors to die with dignity. Failure to take every measure possible to keep these people alive is considered…
  • Feb 23

    Government to Change How It Rates Nursing Home

    Government to Change How It Rates Nursing Home
    The federal government announced on Thursday that it was changing the way that it rates nursing homes, adjusting the curve that it uses to measure the quality of the communities to make it more difficult to earn four and five star ratings.…
Rank this Week: 834

Real Estate and Construction Law…

Real Estate and Construction Law Blog

Up-to-date information on real estate, construction, environmental, and land use law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.realestatelanduseandenvironmentallaw.com/
Rank this Week: 907

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
Rank this Week: 605

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/
  • Mar 2

    Association of Academic Support Educators Conference

    Association of Academic Support Educators Conference
    Registration is now open for the Third Annual National Conference of the Association of Academic Support Educators. The conference will be May 26-28, 2015 (just after the Global Legal Skills Conference) at The John Marshall Law School in…
  • Mar 2

    Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop in July

    Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop in July
    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…
  • Mar 1

    Ed Harri Receives Oregon State Bar Award

    Ed Harri Receives Oregon State Bar Award
    Edward J Harri of Willamette University College of Law is a Professor of Legal Writing and the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. He began teaching Legal Research and Writing in 1986 and he has served as associate dean from 1994...
Rank this Week: 244

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Mar 2

    60 Minutes Atones with Flood and Lumber

    60 Minutes Atones with Flood and Lumber
    Like many people, I’ve had my issues lately with 60 Minutes. I was most recently annoyed in January when Lesley Stahl interviewed Steven Brill about Obamacare’s failure to control costs. The first thing out of Brill’s mouth…
  • Feb 27

    Will Class Actions Go Up in Flames?

    Will Class Actions Go Up in Flames?
    I’m guessing if you made a list of the biggest flim flam artists of all time, the tobacco industry would be right at the top. In 2006, “a federal district court determined that tobacco companies ‘knew there was a…
  • Feb 24

    Cuomo Tries to Whack Patient Safety

    Cuomo Tries to Whack Patient Safety
    In 1999, the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a now famous study finding up to 98,000 deaths in hospitals each year due to medical negligence. The statistics are now much worse. (See our coverage here, for...
Rank this Week: 428

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Exporting From China By The Numbers: HTS (US)

    Exporting From China By The Numbers: HTS (US)
    Companies deciding whether to export products from China must carefully weigh immediate and long-term profit potential against the costs of shipping and entering their products into foreign markets. The most important considerations are…
  • Mar 1

    China Contracts: Calling A Table A Chair Is Not Clever.

    China Contracts: Calling A Table A Chair Is Not Clever.
    I like this cartoon because it is funny. But I love this cartoon because it is so China relevant. This cartoon was sent to me by my friend Roberto De Vido, whose  own very funny and topical cartoons can be found here. Roberto…
  • Feb 26

    China Distributor Relationships: Why Don’t They Get No Respect?

    China Distributor Relationships: Why Don’t They Get No Respect?
    Yesterday’s post China Distributor Agreements: A Relatively Easy Way To Sell Your Products Into China, was on how companies can sell their products into China via a China-based distributor. On Linkedin, in response to that post,…
Rank this Week: 289

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 102