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Lawsuit Information Center

Lawsuit Information Center

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    FDA Orders Testosterone Drug Risk Evaluation

    FDA Orders Testosterone Drug Risk Evaluation
    For months, we have been talking about the increasing concerns over testosterone replacement therapy and the accompanying potential side effects, a topic that was buried under a rug for years because no one ever told us about the risks.…
  • Jul 15

    Power Morcellator Lawsuits | Get the Latest Information

    Power Morcellator Lawsuits | Get the Latest Information
    Everyone now agrees that power morcellators as used now are not safe because they increase the risk of cancer in women.   Experts at the FDA disagree as to whether or not they should be banned or continue to be used, but with stronger…
  • Jul 3

    Pennsylvania Malpractice Statistics | Value of Your Case

    Pennsylvania Malpractice Statistics | Value of Your Case
    Here are some interesting malpractice statistics in Pennsylvania for 2013: Doctors won 77% of the medical malpractice cases that went to a jury trial. In fact, there is not a single jurisdiction in Pennsylvania where the plaintiff had a…
Rank this Week: 870

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

Covers law firm marketing, including advertising, blogging and sales.

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • Jul 22

    Fourteen Facebook Stats That Can Change Your Busine

    Fourteen Facebook Stats That Can Change Your Busine
    This is an interactive infographic. Hover your most cursor over a section of the graphic to see the statistics underneath. For example: Posts that contain high-quality photos are more likely to be shared. Friday is the day with the highest…
  • Jul 22

    Managing Your Social Media to Generate New File

    Managing Your Social Media to Generate New File
    Lawyers spend thousands of dollars to market their websites, yet many may be throwing it all down the drain with an embarrassing social media profile that no client would want to touch with a 10-foot pole. Here's how to keep your social media…
  • Jul 19

    Free Webinar: Generating New Clients for a Personal Injury Law Firm

    Free Webinar: Generating New Clients for a Personal Injury Law Firm
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 12-1pm PT | 1-2pm MT | 2-3pm CT | 3-4pm ET Personal injury is the most competitive practice area in the field of law. PI attorneys spend hundreds of thousands of dollars every month to generate more and…
Rank this Week: 968

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jul 22

    Aereo, FilmOn, and the “Shimmer” of maybe-unlawfully-clever digital entertainment delivery

    Aereo, FilmOn, and the “Shimmer” of maybe-unlawfully-clever digital entertainment delivery
    Those of you of a certain age will remember the classic SNL parody commercial for “New Shimmer“: It’s kind of the same thing with Aereo, isn’t it?  As I said in my now-legendary-in-my-own-mind multi-part post,…
  • Jul 16

    Defending the trademark infringement defendant

    Defending the trademark infringement defendant
    It’s an art, not a science — like all litigation — and despite the best advice, well… there are some things, many of them in robes, you just can’t account for. But still, why not at least get the best advice?…
  • Jul 14

    Marty Schwimmer’s blog

    Marty Schwimmer’s blog
    Originally posted 2005-01-03 21:02:00. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBy the way, let me be very clear about this:  The definitive blog on the topic of trademarks is my friend Marty Schwimmer’s Trademark Blog. It’s funny…
Rank this Week: 130

Oklahoma Law Blog

Oklahoma Law Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury news. By McIntyre Law P.C.

http://www.oklahoma-law.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Staying Safe During a Heat Wave

    Staying Safe During a Heat Wave
    Oklahoma is again in the grip of a stifling heat wave. With temperatures rising near 100 degrees, we all need to be mindful of ways to keep ourselves, our families, and our neighbors safe and cool under difficult conditions. We tend to worry…
  • Jul 15

    Child’s Play: A Look at Dangerous Toy

    Child’s Play: A Look at Dangerous Toy
    Childhood should be a fun and worry-free time… for kids, that is. As parents, we’re always trying to make sure that we’re doing the right things so that our kids grow up safe and healthy. We focus on child safety seats in…
  • Jul 8

    Have Fun in the Sun, but Be Careful

    Have Fun in the Sun, but Be Careful
    July Fourth weekend took a sad turn at Lake Thunderbird this year, as a 25-year-old man drowned while swimming across a cove at Post Oak Campgrounds. While this is unfortunate, it’s not uncommon: a man drowned in the same lake last…
Rank this Week: 886

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Jul 22

    Settlements and Planning for Financial Transitions | Managing Transition Stre

    Settlements and Planning for Financial Transitions | Managing Transition Stre
    Plaintiffs are often asked to make life impacting financial decisions during a period of heightened stress.Transition stress can impair the decision making process, perhaps even leading to a frozen... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Jul 21

    Factoring of Structured Settlements | Where's "The Bill"?

    Factoring of Structured Settlements | Where's "The Bill"?
    The efforts of AAPD and Congressmen Cartwright and Sensebrenner are appreciated, but they and their colleagues must do more to protect structured settlement annuitants. State legislatures need to do... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Jul 21

    SSQ | Who is "Brad Jones"? Questions About SSQ/Genex Link Continue

    SSQ | Who is "Brad Jones"? Questions About SSQ/Genex Link Continue
    SSQ, the acronym of a purported company "Structured Settlement Quotes", (1) soliciting American consumers to sell structured settlements, (2) solely using a Hartford CT address (with no record of... This is a content summary only. Please…
Rank this Week: 132

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/
  • Jul 22

    The Boulder Condemnation of Xcel Begin

    The Boulder Condemnation of Xcel Begin
    Boulder has filed an eminent domain action against the Xcel property. In all likelihood, the approval of the Public Utility Commission is a necessary part of this process. If Boulder thinks it is going to “save” money, it needs to…
  • Jul 21

    Michigan Township Develops Without Eminent Domain

    Michigan Township Develops Without Eminent Domain
    Harrison Township envisions a bustling waterfront. At the same time, Township officials know that a Downtown Development Authority or some kind of other economic spur may be required. Yet, the officials assume that if people see the best use…
  • Jul 21

    A Thoughtful Commentary About Urban Disengagement

    A Thoughtful Commentary About Urban Disengagement
    Gideon Kanner, a Professor of Law Emeritus at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, is probably the pre-eminent thinker on eminent domain and land use issues. Gideon is a friend of mine, and one who frequently bashes our Detroit activities. Part…
Rank this Week: 850

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 502

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Jul 22

    15 New Additions to Lawblogs.ca

    15 New Additions to Lawblogs.ca
    The list just keeps on growing, and with these 15 new additions to lawblogs.ca, we’ve hit the 450 blog mark! Here’s a look at some of the blogs that have been added to the Canadian law blogs list since …
  • Jul 10

    Neat Numbers from the Canadian Legal Blogosphere

    Neat Numbers from the Canadian Legal Blogosphere
    Every June, we review all the blogs listed at lawblogs.ca, fixing dead or outdated links and feeds and removing defunct blogs. It’s a big project but an interesting one. This year’s review left us with a final tally of …
  • Jun 30

    Stem Client Roundup for June 2014

    Stem Client Roundup for June 2014
    It’s official: the year is half over! After a year away on mat leave, I’m happy to be back at Stem, and to share this roundup of June’s client news and activities with you. BC legal support services provider Dye …
Rank this Week: 631

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.drugrecallattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    How Big Data is Helping the FDA Track Drug Complication

    How Big Data is Helping the FDA Track Drug Complication
    The FDA is tasked with the immense responsibility of tracking adverse events, both major and minor, from over-the-counter and prescription medications. Recognizing the seeming impossibility of spotting serious side effects before they become…
  • Jul 15

    Study Suggests Actos Could Affect Alzheimer's Risk

    Study Suggests Actos Could Affect Alzheimer's Risk
    Actos attorneys at Pintas & Mullins highlight several recent studies focusing on Alzheimer's risk and methods of preventing the disease. Nursing home residents with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia are significantly more likely to…
  • Jul 11

    Benicar Linked to Severe Stomach Problem

    Benicar Linked to Severe Stomach Problem
    Our team of Benicar attorneys warns those taking the high blood pressure drug that it is currently under investigation for causing severe gastrointestinal issues. The FDA is also reviewing Benicar for its cardiovascular risks in diabetic…
Rank this Week: 907

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal…

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal Defense

Covers criminal legal issues in the Colorado area. By Nathaniel Baca.

http://www.mtnlegal.com
  • Jul 22

    The Fellow Officer Rule in Colorado Criminal Case

    The Fellow Officer Rule in Colorado Criminal Case
    In criminal cases in Colorado, typically, more than one officer responds to the scene of a crime.  This is particularly true in felonies and more serious cases.  When multiple officers respond to the scene, different officers take…
  • Jul 21

    Private Surveillance and how it can affect a Colorado Criminal Case

    Private Surveillance and how it can affect a Colorado Criminal Case
    ow far can private companies go in obtaining data? Can the government use privately collected data against you in a criminal case? These questions are at the forefront of the law and were recently discussed by the UN High Commissioner for…
  • Jul 20

    When can a Police Officer execute an Arrest Warrant in Colorado

    When can a Police Officer execute an Arrest Warrant in Colorado
    If you have a warrant out for your arrest, you may be wondering when a police officer is going to try to arrest you. This is a common and reasonable concern. Fortunately, there are some guidelines about when the police officer can and cannot…
Rank this Week: 963

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers South Florida car accident, product liability and wrongful death news. By Friedland Law Group.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Pennsylvania Woman Suing Target For Deep Lacerations Suffered While Browsing

    Pennsylvania Woman Suing Target For Deep Lacerations Suffered While Browsing
    A woman in Pennsylvania is seeking large compensatory damages for deep lacerations and lost time after she cut her hands on a shattered bowl in a Target store. The woman is seeking damages from both Target and the bowl's manufacturer,…
  • Jul 17

    Actor and Comedian Tracy Morgan Suing Wal-Mart after Fatal Accident

    Actor and Comedian Tracy Morgan Suing Wal-Mart after Fatal Accident
    Actor Tracy Morgan, famous for his comedy acts and his stint on NBC show 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live, was severely injured in a accident on the New Jersey Turnpike when his limousine collided with a Wal-Mart tractor trailer. Morgan's…
  • Jul 3

    Father Sues Apartment Complex After Child's Fall

    Father Sues Apartment Complex After Child's Fall
    A Texas father is suing his apartment complex management company after his son fell onto an exposed jagged metal pipe, citing premises negligence. The father claims that the apartment company was at fault in leaving the jagged pipe exposed…
Rank this Week: 745

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 22

    The Advantages of Avoiding the Courtroom during Divorce

    The Advantages of Avoiding the Courtroom during Divorce
    Divorce can be one of the most emotionally charged legal processes, which is why it is not uncommon for spouses to find themselves in the courtroom when they are ending their marriage. However, if you could avoid the time, stress, and money…
  • Jul 21

    Forming A Prenup: It's not the Bad Process You may think it is!

    Forming A Prenup: It's not the Bad Process You may think it is!
    Due to the negative way countless people view prenuptial agreements, it is not uncommon for married couples to be hesitant about forming one. People believe that forming a premarital agreement means that they do not truly believe their…
  • Jul 17

    Animal Cruelty Is Often an Indication of Domestic Violence

    Animal Cruelty Is Often an Indication of Domestic Violence
    According to one study, 70 and 85 percent of all female victims of domestic violence say that their abusers also committed acts of violence against their pets. Children witness violence against pets in about one-third to two-thirds of all…
Rank this Week: 726

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
Rank this Week: 971

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    When I do radio I need to remember to…

    When I do radio I need to remember to speak from lower in my chest. Still, this came out pretty okay I think.
  • Jul 20

    Being on the radio is much cooler than…

    Being on the radio is much cooler than just driving somewhere and shouting at the radio. Thanks to Dave Debo and WBEN for the opportunity to put on the cans and take calls on the air.
  • Jul 18

    Fans of nasal-y downstate accents might…

    Fans of nasal-y downstate accents might want to tune in to WBEN this Sunday morning at ten, whenI will be interviewed about judicial elections. Because writing a letter to the editor of the Buffalo News wasn't already a stupid enough thing to…
Rank this Week: 887

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 16

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Jul 22

    Compliance Failures and Performance Measure

    Compliance Failures and Performance Measure
    Progress Rail is under criminal investigation for failures in its railcar and locomotive repairs operation. Investigators claim that it was charging owners of rail equipment for making unnecessary repairs and replacements. There is also an…
  • Jul 21

    Compliance and Dodd-Frank at Four

    Compliance and Dodd-Frank at Four
    It’s been four years since the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law. President Obama sat down on July 21, 2010 to sign the behemoth of a bill that was the most dramatic change to financial…
  • Jul 18

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for July 18

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for July 18
    Book de Tour by Greig Leach These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Big Settlements Elevate Compliance Officers in WSJ.com’s Risk & Compliance Journal Recent white-collar settlements are…
Rank this Week: 301

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Jul 22

    Another Blogger Wins a Fair Use Defense For a Photo–Leveyfilm v. Fox Sport

    Another Blogger Wins a Fair Use Defense For a Photo–Leveyfilm v. Fox Sport
    Danielle Wysocki blogged at “The Jersey Catcher,” a sports blog for women. On December 6, 2010, she blogged about a lawsuit over the 1985 novelty rap song “The Super Bowl Shuffle,” sung by members of the Chicago Bears…
  • Jul 21

    TCPA Claim Against Taco Bell Fails For Lack of Agency

    TCPA Claim Against Taco Bell Fails For Lack of Agency
    I mentioned before that a court said Taco Bell wasn’t liable for texts sent on its behalf because the plaintiff didn’t adequately allege the sender was Taco Bell’s agent (See “Franchisor Isn’t Liable Under the…
  • Jul 16

    Textbooks For An “Intellectual Property For Engineers” Course

    Textbooks For An “Intellectual Property For Engineers” Course
    I have been exploring teaching a one unit course in the undergraduate Engineering School called something like “IP for Engineers.” As part of researching this course, I flagged several books for closer review. Here are some…
Rank this Week: 111

Internet Cases

Internet Cases

Legal developments involving the Internet and new technologies. By Evan Brown.

http://blog.internetcases.com
  • Jul 22

    When is it okay to use social media to make fun of people?

    When is it okay to use social media to make fun of people?
    There is news from California that discusses a Facebook page called 530 Fatties that was created to collect photos of and poke fun at obese people. It’s a rude project, and sets the context for discussing some intriguing legal and…
  • Jul 15

    DMCA’s protection of copyright management information applied to non-electronic work

    DMCA’s protection of copyright management information applied to non-electronic work
    The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provides safe harbors from copyright infringement liability for online service providers (17 U.S.C. 512) and makes it unlawful to circumvent technological measures that effectively control access to…
  • Jun 29

    Is the Aereo decision a setback for innovation?

    Is the Aereo decision a setback for innovation?
    I have written about last week’s Aereo decision over on my firm’s blog: One of the big questions preceding the Supreme Court’s decision in the Aereo case … was whether a holding against Aereo would put cloud services…
Rank this Week: 730

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?
    Motions in limine are requests brought by the parties and decided by a judge that determine what evidence might be admitted or excluded at trial. These motions are usually filed prior to trial or on the day of trial however they can be…
  • Jul 14

    What is a Required Finding of Not Guilty and How Does it Work?

    What is a Required Finding of Not Guilty and How Does it Work?
    The duty of the office of the district attorney in Massachusetts is not only to prosecute cases but to screen criminal allegations to determine if in fact a crime was committed. Sometimes this screening process fails. Young prosecutors…
  • Jul 10

    Newburyport Police Find a Cocaine Lab and Arrest a 51 Year Old Man

    Newburyport Police Find a Cocaine Lab and Arrest a 51 Year Old Man
    Cocaine labs are rare in Massachusetts. By the time the drug makes it into the Commonwealth it has already been processed and often diluted with cutting agents. Large scale cocaine production efforts are typically performed in the countries…
Rank this Week: 195

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

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

    DC Circuit Court of Appeals Deals ObamaCare Major Blow: Federal Exchange Tax Subsidies Axed

    DC Circuit Court of Appeals Deals ObamaCare Major Blow: Federal Exchange Tax Subsidies Axed
    The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia dealt the Obama Administration a major blow today when the court ruled 2-1 that only state health exchanges plans are eligible for tax subsidies. The IRS had promulgated a rule that health…
  • Jul 19

    Major Court Decision Extends Loving; IRS Enjoined from a Circular 230 Regulation

    Major Court Decision Extends Loving; IRS Enjoined from a Circular 230 Regulation
    Thus, what Ridgley challenges here is the IRS’s proclaimed authority to regulate fee arrangements entered into by CPAs for preparing and filing Ordinary Refund Claims before the commencement of any adversarial proceedings with the IRS…
  • Jul 19

    Victory for Lap Dances in Philadelphia

    Victory for Lap Dances in Philadelphia
    The City of Philadelphia has a tax on amusements; it’s a 5% sales tax. Are lap dances performed at adult entertainment facilities subject to that tax? A court in Pennsylvania ruled no. Philadelphia billed three strip clubs adult…
Rank this Week: 324

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Jul 22

    The Most Popular Hollywood Law Movie

    The Most Popular Hollywood Law Movie
    The consensus among film critics seems to be that the “law movie” does not constitute a shaped genre comparable to the thriller or the romantic comedy. However, we can still speak more generally of movies in which a lawyer is a…
  • Jul 22

    Remembering the 1964 All-Star Game

    Remembering the 1964 All-Star Game
    Last week’s Major League All-Star Game was pretty entertaining, as All-Star games go. The game was reasonably close throughout, and the outcome was never entirely certain until the final out was made. Even though the American League…
  • Jul 20

    Commonly Confused Words: A Couple, A Few, Some, Several, or Many?

    Commonly Confused Words: A Couple, A Few, Some, Several, or Many?
    In three previous posts (here, here, and here), I’ve addressed some commonly confused words and how to choose the one that expresses what you really mean. Talking about those posts with some friends prompted this one: what’s the…
Rank this Week: 911

New Jersey Law Blog

New Jersey Law Blog

Covers ADR, bankruptcy, business, family law, employment, intellectual property, real estate, estate planning and more. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    New Jersey District Court Enforces Arbitration Provision in Franchise Agreement

    New Jersey District Court Enforces Arbitration Provision in Franchise Agreement
    In Yogo Factory Franchising, Inc. v. Edmond Ying, et al., US District Court D. New Jersey 2014), the court enforced the arbitration clause and held that the arbitration clause should be applied to all the franchisee's claims arising from the…
  • Jul 18

    "Release and Refunding Bond" and the Right to an Accounting

    "Release and Refunding Bond" and the Right to an Accounting
    Prior to receiving a distribution from an Estate, the Executor will often require a beneficiary to sign a “Release and Refunding Bond.” A potential impact of the “Release and Refunding Bond,” which must be considered…
  • Jul 17

    Shareholder Thomas S. Onder to Co-Chair Panel Discussion at ICSC Next Generation Conference

    Shareholder Thomas S. Onder to Co-Chair Panel Discussion at ICSC Next Generation Conference
    Shareholder Thomas S. Onder, member of Stark & Stark's Commercial, Retail and Industrial Real Estate Group, will co-chair a panel discussion on the legal challenges and negotiation strategies within retail leasing at the ICSC…
Rank this Week: 764

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/
  • Jul 22

    New ALWD-LWI survey results are available

    New ALWD-LWI survey results are available
    The results of the 2014 ALWD-LWI survey are now available! The report can be found on both the LWI and ALWD websites. Previous surveys have provided us with information about other law schools and have been influential in helping to...
  • Jul 20

    Honoring Leaders in Legal Writing

    Honoring Leaders in Legal Writing
    The gala held during the Legal Writing Institute Conference in Boston celebrated various individuals who have worked in the legal writing for more than 30 years or who helped found the field. Here, for example, is the tribute slide to...
  • Jul 19

    Professor Dan Markel, Florida State University, Dies After Being Shot

    Professor Dan Markel, Florida State University, Dies After Being Shot
    Professor Dan Markel, the D'Alemberte Professor at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, focused his scholarship on topics such as the proper scope of mercy, the death penalty, punitive damages, shaming punishments, and…
Rank this Week: 230

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Events & Opportunities: August 2014 & Last Minute July 2014

    Events & Opportunities: August 2014 & Last Minute July 2014
    July 2014:Q&A Panel: The High Court & the Asylum Case, Sydney, 22 July 2014 [info]- Follow on Twitter using #highcourt153 and @kaldorcentre.Statelessness and Transcontinental Migration Conference Conference, Barcelona, 24-25 July 2014…
  • Jul 21

    Regional Focus: Syria

    Regional Focus: Syria
    Echoes from Syria, no. 2 (July 2014) [full-text via ReliefWeb]Listening to the Voices of Syrian Women Refugees in Jordan: Ethnographies of Displacement and Emplacement (Ruba Al Akash & Karen Boswall, 2014?) [text]Opening the Door to…
  • Jul 21

    Thematic Focus: Detention

    Thematic Focus: Detention
    Opportunity:Inquiry into the Use of Immigration Detention (APPG on Refugees & APPG on Migration) [info]- The deadline for submitting written evidence is 1 October 2014.  See also related openDemocracy article.Publications:Child…
Rank this Week: 495

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Jul 22

    Choi on Earnout

    Choi on Earnout
    You know me. I'm not an earnout fan. They're usually more trouble than they are worth. Nevertheless, Albert Choi has posted a new paper, Facilitating Mergers and Acquisitions with Earnouts and Purchase Price Adjustments. His studies suggests…
  • Jul 16

    Summer of the inversion

    Summer of the inversion
    For those of you trying to catch up on the inversion wave that has swamped the deal world this summer, here's a neat video summary of what they are all about. For those of you who don't have access to...
  • Jul 15

    Kraft still haunts UK

    Kraft still haunts UK
    Kraft's 2012 acquisition of Cadbury is still haunting the UK. At the time Kraft promised to maintain Cadbury's Somerdale plant in the UK as part of the deal. After the deal closed, however, Kraft had an epiphany and closed the...
Rank this Week: 270

Givner & Kaye Blog

Givner & Kaye Blog

Covers estate and tax planning.

http://www.givnerkaye.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 594

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Corcoran Update: Nine members of Save the Corcoran get standing (UPDATED)

    Corcoran Update: Nine members of Save the Corcoran get standing (UPDATED)
    The Washington Post confirms.  The amusing thing about this one is that the Hall Monitors don't know how to feel about it.  On the one hand, they're against the proposed plan because they're against everything they care deeply…
  • Jul 22

    Fair Use Update: It's still a me

    Fair Use Update: It's still a me
    Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento flags a good student note in the Harvard Law Review on the Prince-Cariou decision. The bottom line:  "Because outcomes based on value judgments are difficult to predict, artists will struggle to conform…
  • Jul 22

    Detroit Update: Pensioners vote in favor of Grand Bargain

    Detroit Update: Pensioners vote in favor of Grand Bargain
    Detroit Free Press story here.  This was as expected.  The real question is whether Judge Rhodes will force the other creditors to accept the deal:  "Unless the city reaches a settlement with the financial creditors —…
Rank this Week: 419

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Study: Lack of trust leads to poorer workers comp outcome

    Study: Lack of trust leads to poorer workers comp outcome
    Workers should be able to trust their employers while they recover from work-related injuries and illnesses. After all, workers’ compensation is a right, and it’s illegal in many states for an employer to retaliate or fire…
  • Jul 15

    Playing Around with Hazard

    Playing Around with Hazard
    Identifying workplace hazards is no game, but training to recognize potential dangers could be. At least that's the idea behind a new online tool introduced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The agency's Assistant…
  • Jul 14

    Sugar plant accident that killed temp worker could have been avoided

    Sugar plant accident that killed temp worker could have been avoided
    Temp jobs are a permanent part of the new normal in the U.S. economy. An increasing number of workers in Pennsylvania and other states are temporary workers, and with the increase has come new concerns about worker safety. A Pennsylvania...
Rank this Week: 673

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 81

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Estate planning for disabled beneficiarie

    Estate planning for disabled beneficiarie
    One of the estate-planning goals often stated by the parents of disabled children is to provide for the children without causing them to be cut off from provincial government benefits. Achieving that goal may involve pulling together several…
  • Jul 21

    Pleased to have made the Personal Finance Guru list

    Pleased to have made the Personal Finance Guru list
    Thanks to Cory Papineau for including me in his Top 25 Personal Finance Gurus in Canada list! I'm honoured to be on this list along with so many people that I respect and admire. "Here are my top 25 Personal Finance Gurus in Canada (no…
  • Jul 15

    Editor-in-chief runs for mayor of Vancouver

    Editor-in-chief runs for mayor of Vancouver
    I would like to introduce my west coast readers to Kirk Lapointe, who is the publisher and editor-in-chief at the company that  has published five of my books. Kirk has announced his intention to run for mayor of Vancouver. I can't vote for…
Rank this Week: 694

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Medical Marijuana Researcher Loses University Position Over PTSD Trial

    Medical Marijuana Researcher Loses University Position Over PTSD Trial
    Medical marijuana research is complicated by federal law, the FDA, as well as varying opinions in the public and private sector. According to recent reports, a University of Arizona researcher lost her job over a study involving the impact of…
  • Jul 20

    L.A. Marijuana Farmers' Market Forced to Shut Down

    L.A. Marijuana Farmers' Market Forced to Shut Down
    The L.A. marijuana farmers market, which only opened over the 4th of July weekend, had a short existence and was ordered to shut down by a Superior Court Judge after a city attorney filed an injunction. The farmers' market is being forced to…
  • Jul 18

    Marijuana Business Booming (and Risky)

    Marijuana Business Booming (and Risky)
    As states continue to open their doors to the marijuana business, entrepreneurs are flocking towards the action. This means that states in where medical and recreational marijuana have been legalized, including Colorado and Washington, the…
Rank this Week: 259

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 22

    Bar Exam Logistic

    Bar Exam Logistic
    With the Georgia Bar Exam quickly approaching, here are a couple of logistical questions you need to decide before the first day of exams: 1. Know the exam date. 2. Know the exam schedule. 3. Decide on where you will stay. Family, Friends,…
  • Jul 18

    Library Hours for Remainder of Summer

    Library Hours for Remainder of Summer
    The library’s hours will be affected by several law school events over the next few weeks. Below are the hours when we’ll be open until the start of Fall semester. Exams (July 18-28) Library Hours Reference Hours Public Hours…
  • Jul 15

    Law-Themed Vacation Ideas: Mixing Business with Pleasure

    Law-Themed Vacation Ideas: Mixing Business with Pleasure
    By Ryan Kerr Here at GSU College of Law, students are getting ready for a break before Fall Semester begins.  Some of us are lucky enough to get away and visit family or even take trip that has no purpose other than to relax.  For…
Rank this Week: 951

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 80

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 72

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jul 22

    Daubert Doesn’t Ask Judges To Become Experts On Statistic

    Daubert Doesn’t Ask Judges To Become Experts On Statistic
    © Max Kennerly. The original for this post is Daubert Doesn’t Ask Judges To Become Experts On Statistics at Litigation & Trial Lawyer Blog.Back in 2012, I wrote: “Scientific evidence is one of those rare areas of law upon…
  • Jul 11

    This Is Rice: How To Get Better At The Practice Of Law

    This Is Rice: How To Get Better At The Practice Of Law
    © Max Kennerly. The original for this post is This Is Rice: How To Get Better At The Practice Of Law at Litigation & Trial Lawyer Blog.  This month the Smithsonian has long profile on Anthony Bourdain that ends with, “What…
  • Jun 27

    Can A Lawyer Interrupt A Deposition For A “Conference” With A Witness?

    Can A Lawyer Interrupt A Deposition For A “Conference” With A Witness?
    © Max Kennerly. The original for this post is Can A Lawyer Interrupt A Deposition For A “Conference” With A Witness? at Litigation & Trial Lawyer Blog.Two weeks ago, I attended the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s…
Rank this Week: 200

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Jul 22

    Ferrari or Dairy? — Pronouncing “Certiorari” and the Problem with Dictionarie

    Ferrari or Dairy? — Pronouncing “Certiorari” and the Problem with Dictionarie
    What’s the right way to pronounce “certiorari”? That’s exactly what James J. Duane asks in his recent Green Bag article The Proper Pronunciation of Certiorari. Specifically, Duane examines how U.S. Supreme Court…
  • Jul 21

    Ravel: New Electronic Legal Research Platform

    Ravel: New Electronic Legal Research Platform
    Do you know Ravel? Maybe you should—and they offer free student accounts.  Ravel is a new startup electronic legal research platform.  Ravel currently offers case law but will be offering statutes soon.  What makes this…
  • Jul 18

    Library Hours for Bar Exam

    Library Hours for Bar Exam
    The dates for the July 2014 Ohio bar exam are July 29, 30, and 31. To accommodate people studying for the bar, the library will be open the following hours: Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 27 Monday – Thursday…
Rank this Week: 676

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Plaintiff alleges Title VII national origin discrimination claim

    Plaintiff alleges Title VII national origin discrimination claim
    The Court of Appeals does not often reinstate discrimination complaints following dismissal in the district court, but it does so in this race and national origin discrimination case brought against a Japanese company that operated a…
  • Jul 21

    Serving two masters under Title VII

    Serving two masters under Title VII
    The old saying is that you can't serve two masters. But you can. Under Title VII, you can sue your immediate employer as well as another entity that also controls your employment. They are both on the hook for an unlawful employment practice…
  • Jul 15

    Under the First Amendment, the fox cannot watch the hen house

    Under the First Amendment, the fox cannot watch the hen house
    A Town Justice ran for re-election. At the same time, she was appointed the Democratic Party's Election Commissioner, which required her to regulate local elections by reviewing petitions, approve ballots and determine which voters can vote…
Rank this Week: 693

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 498

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
Rank this Week: 278

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Three Surveys Offering New Insights into ADR Practice

    Three Surveys Offering New Insights into ADR Practice
    Professor Thomas Stipanowich recently published information regarding three major surveys conducted by the The Straus Institute’s Theory-to-Practice Research Project that produced a wide array of new information on arbitrator and…
  • Jul 21

    Does Mediation Still Promote Settlement?

    Does Mediation Still Promote Settlement?
    Experienced and well-renowned mediator, Jeffery Krivis, just posted an article on the current role of mediation in achieving efficient and cost-effective settlements entitled The Settlement Drift. Check it out!
  • Jul 20

    U.S. Proposes Convention to Enforce Mediated Settlements to UNCITRAL

    U.S. Proposes Convention to Enforce Mediated Settlements to UNCITRAL
    Earlier this month, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) approved its draft UNCITRAL Convention on transparency in treaty-based investor-State arbitration at its 47th session in New York City.
Rank this Week: 165

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jul 22

    Grief Counseling For Work Comp Saves In More Ways Than One

    Grief Counseling For Work Comp Saves In More Ways Than One
    Severe injuries can take a tremendous personal toll on a work force, as well as the families of the injured worker.  Employers are also recognizing this grief, associated with workers compensation losses, has adverse cost impact on…
  • Jul 22

    Pair of Ohio Men Tagged for Comp Fraud

    Pair of Ohio Men Tagged for Comp Fraud
    Authorities in the Buckeye State moved quickly recently to arrest a pair of men on workers compensation fraud charges.   In the first case, a St. Clairsville (Belmont County) man pleaded guilty to fraud after investigators with the Ohio…
  • Jul 21

    Why NY Workers Comp Proceedings Sooooo Slow”

    Why NY Workers Comp Proceedings Sooooo Slow”
    New York comp claims, even the simplest ones, can take a shocking amount of time to work their way through the claims process. No one is more shocked, and too often financially ravaged, by the unexpected glacially slow flow than the injured…
Rank this Week: 433

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    What an Employment Lawyer Can Learn From Minecraft (or Not)

    What an Employment Lawyer Can Learn From Minecraft (or Not)
    Over the last few years, my kids have started to get interested in this “thing” called a blog. “What do you write about?” Um, employment law issues, I’d reply. And then I’d say something about how I…
  • Jul 21

    Accommodating Employees’ Religious Beliefs: A Primer on “Sincerely Held”

    Accommodating Employees’ Religious Beliefs: A Primer on “Sincerely Held”
    In the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, holding that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act provides protection to closely held corporations to refuse, for religious reasons, to provide birth…
  • Jul 18

    The Employment Law Exemption for “Religious Corporations” You Never Knew About

    The Employment Law Exemption for “Religious Corporations” You Never Knew About
    Over the past month, after the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, much has been made in the press about how it is unprecedented for the court to consider a company’s religious beliefs in making its decisions. The issue…
Rank this Week: 99

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Jul 22

    Foreign criminal cannot be deported because of his right not to be discriminated against on grounds of illegitimacy

    Foreign criminal cannot be deported because of his right not to be discriminated against on grounds of illegitimacy
    Johnson, R (on the application of) the Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 2386 (Admin) 17 July 2014 – read judgment The proposed deportation to Jamaica of a man convicted of drug smuggling and manslaughter would…
  • Jul 20

    Government still on the standing warpath

    Government still on the standing warpath
    O (R o.t.a) v. Secretary of State for International Development [2014] EWHC 2371 (QB) 14 July 2014  read judgment One proposal of the Lord Chancellor on reforming judicial review last year was the narrowing of the tests for standing,…
  • Jul 18

    Minimum income rules for immigrants do not breach human rights – Appeal Court

    Minimum income rules for immigrants do not breach human rights – Appeal Court
    MM(Lebanon) and Others, R (on the application of ) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2014] EWCA Civ 985 (11 July 2014) – read judgment Neil Sheldon of 1 Crown Office Row acted for the appellant Secretary of…
Rank this Week: 518

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 519

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Easier For Condominium Association To Sue Over Defective Construction, SJC Rule

    Easier For Condominium Association To Sue Over Defective Construction, SJC Rule
    Wyman v. Ayer Properties:  SJC Holds That Economic Loss Doctrine Inapplicable In Condominium Construction Defect Claims In an important ruling which will make it less difficult for condominium associations and trustees to seek…
  • Jun 29

    Cohasset Wind Turbine Project Can Move Forward, Appeals Court Rule

    Cohasset Wind Turbine Project Can Move Forward, Appeals Court Rule
    Controversial Wind Turbine Project Approved, Over Neighbors’ Opposition, Appeals Court Rules Plans for a controversial wind turbine on top of Turkey Hill in swanky coastal Cohasset could soon move forward after the…
  • Jun 23

    The Notice To Quit: Terminating Massachusetts Residential Tenancies, Traps For The Unwary

    The Notice To Quit: Terminating Massachusetts Residential Tenancies, Traps For The Unwary
    Avoid Being Dead On Arrival In Eviction Court The first step in evicting any Massachusetts tenant is issuing a notice to quit which is a legal document formally notifying the tenant that his tenancy is being terminated for a particular…
Rank this Week: 455