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Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Mar 30

    Competitive intelligence research resources and strategie

    Competitive intelligence research resources and strategie
    Gain the knowledge you need to prepare for summer associate positions and beyond!   Join  Erin Wachowicz, librarian at the Yale School of Management, to learn the best business and competitive intelligence research resources…
  • Mar 24

    Advanced Google Searching Tomorrow!

    Advanced Google Searching Tomorrow!
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Find inner poise and confidence as you face the overwhelming and ever expanding Google universe of information. Law Librarian Jason Eiseman will guide you through getting the most out of your…
  • Mar 16

    Library Tip: New Morris Tool "Map It"

    Library Tip: New Morris Tool "Map It"
    Dear Students: Did you know that you can find where your book is shelved: In the library catalog, MORRIS, you can now click the “Map It!” button next to an item to see a map to your book. The system will show you a map of the…
Rank this Week: 337

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Mar 30

    Department of Transportation v. Association of American Railroads - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Department of Transportation v. Association of American Railroads - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On March 9, 2015, the Supreme Court decided Department of Transportation v. Association of American Railroads. The question in this case is whether the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 unconstitutionally delegates…
  • Mar 17

    Yates v. United States - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Yates v. United States - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On February 25, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Yates v. United States. This case concerns whether Mr. Yates’ order to his crew to throw undersized fish back into the Gulf of Mexico during the course of a government…
  • Mar 16

    Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On March 2, 2015, the Supreme Court heard oral argument inArizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. The first question in the case is whether Arizona’s reliance on a commission to draw up congressional…
Rank this Week: 950

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 838

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Mar 30

    New OFCCP rule on sexual orientation, gender identity takes effect April 8

    New OFCCP rule on sexual orientation, gender identity takes effect April 8
    by Emily L. Bristol A new rule that adds “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the list of prohibited bases of discrimination under Executive Order 11246 goes into effect on April 8. The rule, from the U.S.…
  • Mar 27

    Texas judge puts FMLA rule’s new definition of spouse on hold

    Texas judge puts FMLA rule’s new definition of spouse on hold
    For the time being, employers in states that don’t recognize same-sex marriage don’t have to comply with a new rule changing the definition of spouse under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The rule was to take effect on…
  • Mar 25

    Supreme Court clarifies employer obligations related to pregnant worker

    Supreme Court clarifies employer obligations related to pregnant worker
    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that employers need to treat pregnant employees under job restrictions the same way they treat nonpregnant employees who are temporarily similarly unable to perform their jobs. The Court ruled 6-3 on March 25…
Rank this Week: 702

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Mar 30

    The dawn of .sucks — protecting your brand

    The dawn of .sucks — protecting your brand
    Although companies’ marketing departments likely are all over this issue, it won’t hurt their human resources directors to ponder what might happen if a few of their disgruntled former employees gets their hands on this new top…
  • Mar 27

    Same Sex Marriage Rule set to go in effect today halted by court

    Same Sex Marriage Rule set to go in effect today halted by court
    We reported in February on a Department of Labor (DOL) rule permitting same sex partners who are legally married to take FMLA leave to care for their spouse, regardless of whether they live in a state that recognizes same sex marriage…
  • Mar 27

    New “significant burden” test for pregnancy discrimination

    New “significant burden” test for pregnancy discrimination
    Yesterday, in a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and answered the question of how to apply the law to an employer’s policy that accommodates many, but not all, workers with…
Rank this Week: 637

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 82

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Jon Dressler My Restaurant Hero of the Year

    Jon Dressler My Restaurant Hero of the Year
    Shawn Flynn of KWC News reports that a Charlotte restaurant owner is going on the offensive battling perception and health concern over Hepatitis A. “The restaurant industry is thriving,” said... Continue Reading
  • Mar 30

    LA Star Seafood Shuttered Over Listeria and Botulism Concern

    LA Star Seafood Shuttered Over Listeria and Botulism Concern
    At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a judge has ordered L.A. Star Seafood Company Inc., located in Los Angeles, and its owners, Sima and Sam Goldring,... Continue Reading
  • Mar 27

    Six with Campylobacter Linked to Claravale Farm Raw Milk

    Six with Campylobacter Linked to Claravale Farm Raw Milk
    California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today warned consumers that the consumption of unpasteurized (raw) dairy products may cause serious illness. Six... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 46

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 24

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 344

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Two Injured In Buena Park Car Accident

    Two Injured In Buena Park Car Accident
    Two drivers were injured in a Buena Park car accident the night of March 26, 2015 after their respective vehicles crashed into each other. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the crash occurred at the intersection of…
  • Mar 24

    Bicyclists Injured In Orange County Collision

    Bicyclists Injured In Orange County Collision
    Two bicyclists were injured after both were struck by vehicles nearly at the same time in the cities of Orange and Anaheim the night of March 17, 2015. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, Orange police responded to an…
  • Mar 17

    Three Injured In Orange Car Accident

    Three Injured In Orange Car Accident
    Three people were injured, one critically, in a three-car crash the evening of March 13, 2015. According to a report in the Orange County Register, the incident, which involved three vehicles, occurred at the intersection of Main Street and…
Rank this Week: 78

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Motorcyclist Fatally Injured in Downtown Los Angeles Collision

    Motorcyclist Fatally Injured in Downtown Los Angeles Collision
    Philip Siron, 29, was killed in a Los Angeles motorcycle accident after a left-turning vehicle struck him at a street intersection. According to a City News Service report, the fatal crash occurred at the corner of Alameda and Seventh…
  • Mar 25

    Woman Critically Injured In San Pedro Hit-and-Run Crash

    Woman Critically Injured In San Pedro Hit-and-Run Crash
    A 43-year-old mother suffered life-threatening injuries when a motorist suspected of driving under the influence of drugs ran a red light outside a San Pedro school and caused a vehicle to strike her. According to a news report in the Orange…
  • Mar 24

    Fullerton Car Accident Causes Injurie

    Fullerton Car Accident Causes Injurie
    Three people were injured in a Fullerton car accident involving two vehicles the morning of March 20, 2015. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred at the intersection of North State College…
Rank this Week: 62

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/
  • Mar 30

    Antibiotics and Nerve Damage | Avelox, Cipro, Levaquin

    Antibiotics and Nerve Damage | Avelox, Cipro, Levaquin
    I recently heard that if we all keep taking antibiotics we are going to be responsible for creating the “superbug.” The theory is that since the advent of antibiotics nearly a century ago, we have caused bacteria to become so…
  • Mar 26

    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuit Information

    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuit Information
    The data that links Zofran and birth defects keeps piling up. Lawsuits have been filed against the drug’s manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline, because they failed to warn pregnant women that the drug can cause injuries to their unborn…
  • Mar 19

    Illinois Malpractice Verdicts | Malpractice Settlement Value

    Illinois Malpractice Verdicts | Malpractice Settlement Value
    I think sample settlements and verdicts are a useful tool in conjunction with other tools to help victims better understand at least the range of values in a medical malpractice case.  Clearly, no two cases are the same and you cannot…
Rank this Week: 589

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 30

    DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road

    DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road
    Nearly 18 months after the Silk Road online drug market was busted by law enforcement, the criminal charges rippling out from the case have now come full circle. The post DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road appeared…
  • Mar 30

    Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum

    Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum
    Over the last year, Reddit’s “dark net markets” discussion forum has grown into one of the central fixtures of the online drug scene. The post Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum appeared first on…
  • Mar 30

    US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for Them

    US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for Them
    A a new document sheds light on the backstory behind the development of the government’s zero-day policy and offers some insight into the motivations for establishing it. The post US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for…
Rank this Week: 5

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

Covers current antitrust news and regulatory developments. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 723

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Mar 30

    Brotherly Love Only Goes So Far

    Brotherly Love Only Goes So Far
    I’ll admit it and apologize in advance.  The main reason for this story and for this link to Britain’s worst newspaper is so that I can run the picture of Ariel Maralit. Ariel, the guy in the photo on the right brandishing…
  • Mar 27

    PayPal Has No Pals at OFAC

    PayPal Has No Pals at OFAC
    Internet payment facilitator PayPal recently agreed to pay to the Office of Foreign Assets Control $7,658,300 in fines and penalties to settle charges that it processed 486 financial transactions involving embargoed countries and blocked…
  • Mar 25

    Dead Cubans Removed from SDN List; Fictional Daniel Garcia Stays On

    Dead Cubans Removed from SDN List; Fictional Daniel Garcia Stays On
    Yesterday the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) quietly removed a number of Cuba-related listings from its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons list. These delistings included dissolved companies, dead people…
Rank this Week: 952

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/
  • Mar 30

    Thematic Focus: Education

    Thematic Focus: Education
    The Cost of War: Calculating the Impact of the Collapse of Syria's Education System on Syria's Future (Save the Children et al., March 2015) [text]- See also related Guardian news story."Education: A Life-saver in Emergencies," Servir, no. 58…
  • Mar 30

    Regional Focus: America

    Regional Focus: America
    Publications:Caracterización de la Población Retornada Centroamericana con Necesidades de Protección (ACNUR, 2014) [access]- Two studies are currently available, one on the protection needs of El Salvadoran returnees, the…
  • Mar 27

    Thematic Focus: ICTs & Innovation

    Thematic Focus: ICTs & Innovation
    ICTs:App Helps Syrian Refugees Adapt to Life Away from Home (NPR, March 2015) [access]- Follow link for audio and transcript."Charity Providing Refugees with Library-in-a-Box to Launch in UK," Newsweek, 19 March 2015 [text]IST Researchers…
Rank this Week: 183

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Mar 30

    Prescription Fraud in Arizona

    Prescription Fraud in Arizona
    Addiction to prescription medication has become a widespread problem in the United States over recent years. As opposed to illegal substances like heroin, meth, or cocaine, prescription medication is prescribed by a doctor and is legal to…
  • Mar 25

    Can I be charged with a crime in Arizona if my dog bit someone?

    Can I be charged with a crime in Arizona if my dog bit someone?
    The answer to that question depends upon the details of the incident, but yes, it is possible for an owner of a dog who bit another person to be criminally liable under Arizona law. According to the American Society for the Prevention of…
  • Mar 23

    Multiple Shoplifting Offenses in Arizona

    Multiple Shoplifting Offenses in Arizona
    Shoplifting addition is a real and prevalent problem in today’s society. Click here to see a previous blog detailing the reasons behind the issue and possible treatments. While some people shoplift because they truly cannot afford to…
Rank this Week: 268

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Mar 30

    Ukraine's Russian Problem, Part 2

    Ukraine's Russian Problem, Part 2
    Ukraine is telling investors it must trim external debt by $15.3 billion. Its bonds have CACs but no aggregation, and a 50% vote is needed to bind holdouts. (Modification requires a quorum of at least 2/3 in aggregate principal amount;...
  • Mar 28

    Foreclosure Crisis Update

    Foreclosure Crisis Update
    Is the foreclosure crisis over? Yes and no. Since 2007, about six million homes have been sold at foreclosure sales (Foreclosures Public Data Summary Jan 2015). Today, about one million homes are still somewhere in the foreclosure process.…
  • Mar 27

    Clickwrap Contracts and the Federal Government

    Clickwrap Contracts and the Federal Government
    The government is a major player in the marketplace as a buyer of goods and services, but legal scholars seldom pay attention to the law governing federal acquisitions. As it turns out this nearly completely ignored branch of contract law...
Rank this Week: 801

Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 660

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 30

    Should the WTO Run International Climate Policy?

    Should the WTO Run International Climate Policy?
    Last Thursday, Ethan explained the difficulties with attempting to craft a new international climate treaty, and suggested biting off more snackable chunks to work on the problem piece-by-piece (a recommendation I have also made). Now, hot…
  • Mar 30

    News from a Warming World

    News from a Warming World
    There’s been a lot of interesting environmental news recently, much of which seems to have gotten little notice. The topics range from U.S. wind power (growing) to U.S. coal power and Arctic sea ice (both shrinking), with a bit of Ted…
  • Mar 26

    The Futility Of An International Climate Treaty

    The Futility Of An International Climate Treaty
    Call it Kyoto Syndrome, but each year for the past few decades we hear hopeful things about the upcoming negotiations for the “United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.” These discussions usually take place in some…
Rank this Week: 687

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

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

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Private Investigators: Detecting Hidden Assets By Following A Money Trail

    Private Investigators: Detecting Hidden Assets By Following A Money Trail
    When vast sums of money are hidden in a bank account there is usually an electronic trace or other kind of money trail.  A skilled investigator may help detect the money trail, as suggested by my 2010 post Secreting Assets Without A…
  • Mar 23

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Collecting Evidence About Assets Concealed By A Trust

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Collecting Evidence About Assets Concealed By A Trust
    My post “Four Asset Concealment Tools” says that assets can be hidden by fraudulently transferring them to a trust.  This 15th post in the “Divorce & Hidden Money” series concentrates on the evidence…
  • Mar 16

    Recovering Art Assets & Cultural Heritage Property

    Recovering Art Assets & Cultural Heritage Property
    Divorcing spouses, debtors, determined criminals or others may hide and secretly transfer art assets and cultural heritage property.  The article below was written by Leila Amineddoleh, a partner and co-founder at Galluzzo &…
Rank this Week: 236

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/
  • Mar 30

    Spittler and Farnham v. City of Clearlake - Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ban Challenged

    Spittler and Farnham v. City of Clearlake - Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ban Challenged
    Marijuana advocates are fighting back in court against a ban on medical marijuana cultivation in Clearlake. Plaintiffs in Spittler and Farnham v. City of Clearlake, before the Superior Court of California for Lake County, allege the ban is…
  • Mar 27

    "Historic" Marijuana Bill Introduced by U.S. Senator

    "Historic" Marijuana Bill Introduced by U.S. Senator
    The marijuana reform bill introduced by a trio of high-profile U.S. senators is being called "historic" for the way in which it would pave a path toward the drug's legitimacy nationwide. It's a first for the Senate, and advocates are…
  • Mar 25

    California Lawmakers Lay Off Marijuana DUI - For Now

    California Lawmakers Lay Off Marijuana DUI - For Now
    California state lawmakers will be mulling a myriad of issues related to marijuana in the coming months. In all, there are approximately 20 bills that address the drug in some form or another. Those measures were all filed before the…
Rank this Week: 676

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/
  • Mar 30

    Is FERC Serious in Investigating Alternative Routes?

    Is FERC Serious in Investigating Alternative Routes?
    FERC has ordered Nexus to “investigate” whether a route can be provided which will not go through the more densely populated areas such as Green, Ohio. However, the notion that it is to be “investigated” does not give…
  • Mar 23

    Outstanding Appraiser Article

    Outstanding Appraiser Article
    Bill Rothman, an experienced Pennsylvania appraiser, provided an outstanding appraiser discussion about eminent domain. Mr. Rothman describes the process under which individuals deal with pipeline eminent domain actions in Pennsylvania.…
  • Mar 22

      Missoula may indeed have a right to…

      Missoula may indeed have a right to acquire and control the privately owned water utility. But the simple argument that “this is owned by out of state people who will sell to other out of state people” does not properly…
Rank this Week: 494

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • Mar 30

    All Solar Panels are Pervious in Maryland

    All Solar Panels are Pervious in Maryland
    Forget what you know about earth sciences and think law. By statute all solar panels are pervious in Maryland. Of course that doesn’t mean that rain actually passes through the solar panels or that in Maryland the panels are constructed…
  • Mar 22

    Eco Terrorism is Not in the Headlines so Did it Ever Exist?

    Eco Terrorism is Not in the Headlines so Did it Ever Exist?
    America’s most notorious eco-terrorist, Eric Taylor McDavid, was surprisingly released from prison earlier this year after serving 8 years of a 20 year sentence when a Federal judge determined “the FBI withheld documents from…
  • Mar 17

    Green Code Mandatory on April 1 For All Building in Baltimore

    Green Code Mandatory on April 1 For All Building in Baltimore
    By Jacqueline Lusk and Stuart Kaplow Baltimore City adopted the International Green Construction Code 2012 as an overlay to the City’s building, fire and related codes effective April 1, 2015. And despite that the IgCC becomes mandatory…
Rank this Week: 844

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Mar 30

    Family | Advocacy for a Truce in the War What is "a Family?

    Family | Advocacy for a Truce in the War What is "a Family?
    Times have changed so much. Why are we so concerned about same-sex marriage when studies would show that the number of babies born to unmarried mothers is at an all-time high? [The percentage of out-of-wedlock births rose from 18.4 percent in…
  • Mar 27

    Cyber-bullying | Monica Lewinsky Speaks Out

    Cyber-bullying | Monica Lewinsky Speaks Out
    "Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop," says Monica Lewinsky. In 1998, she said, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” Today, the kind of online public shaming she…
  • Mar 24

    Michigan Adopts Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act

    Michigan Adopts Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act
    Michigan's Legislature has enacted the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act (UCAPA), MCL 722.1521 et seq. The Act, which became effective on January 12, 2015, provides family courts with the authority to take measures to prevent child…
Rank this Week: 519

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/
  • Mar 30

    Winnipeg woman, 98, packs up a lifetime of memorie

    Winnipeg woman, 98, packs up a lifetime of memorie
    I'd like to share with you an article I read from CBC News in Winnipeg. It's about Gail Carruthers, 98 years old, who is leaving her home to move to a long-term care facility. She's downsizing her possessions, just as thousands of other…
  • Mar 29

    What legal document does the executor have to submit to the court to close an estate?

    What legal document does the executor have to submit to the court to close an estate?
    Here is a question that I don't believe I've been asked before. That doesn't happen very often! This reader wants to know what an executor should file with the government to close an estate. Here is the question and my answer. "What…
  • Mar 28

    Why would someone buy your business?

    Why would someone buy your business?
    I always enjoy estate planning with business owners, as there are always a few interesting issues to resolve and some worthwhile challenges to overcome in the process. For business owners, estate planning can take much longer than it does for…
Rank this Week: 369

DRI Today

DRI Today

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

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
Rank this Week: 794

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
  • Mar 30

    Mandatory Arbitration Leaves Troops With Repossessions and Foreclosure

    Mandatory Arbitration Leaves Troops With Repossessions and Foreclosure
    Over the years, there have been several laws and regulations to protect troops from repossessions and foreclosures while they are on active duty. However according to an article from The New York Times, some companies “recently violate…
  • Mar 27

    Injured Workers In Pennsylvania

    Injured Workers In Pennsylvania
    In Pennsylvania, if an injured worker voluntarily withdraws from the labor market, the employer can seek to suspend the payment of workers compensation wage loss benefits. Likewise, if an injured worker retires voluntarily, the employer can…
  • Mar 23

    Dunmore Work Injury Question

    Dunmore Work Injury Question
    Question: I was injured at work last year and I am being paid weekly benefits. My doctor says that I’m not completely recovered but I may be able to go back to light duty work. I called my boss but my employer isn’t willing…
Rank this Week: 364

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: 120

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    TV ad for TaskRabbit?

    TV ad for TaskRabbit?
    Since tomorrow, at the colloquium, we will have a paper that discusses taxation of the sharing economy (Uber, AirBnB, TaskRabbit, etc.), I couldn't resist sharing my idea for a TaskRabbit TV ad.A young woman in medieval garb is sitting…
  • Mar 25

    Overheard on the street

    Overheard on the street
    Walking home at the end of the workday, I passed by a couple of guys, and over-heard the following monologue from one of them, which seemed script-worthy, so I kept it in mind and wrote it down as soon as I got home:"I was immediately head…
  • Mar 25

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 8: Leigh Osofsky's The Case for Categorical Nonenforcement

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 8: Leigh Osofsky's The Case for Categorical Nonenforcement
    Yesterday we continued our theme this semester of branching from tax towards other law, rather than towards public economics, by discussing the above paper.  "Categorical non-enforcement" is a label that one might, subject to dispute,…
Rank this Week: 925

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Nine Tips for New Employees in the Workplace

    Nine Tips for New Employees in the Workplace
    So, if you’ve been a fan of the blog, you know that I often preach that onboarding (that is, helping new employees get acclimated to the new workplace) is one way to help reduce the risk of lawsuits in the future. After all, a happy…
  • Mar 26

    In Employment Litigation, the Best Defense is a Good Defense

    In Employment Litigation, the Best Defense is a Good Defense
    It’s a busy week in employment law. Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court case decided Young v. UPS — a case about pregnancy discrimination. I’ll have more on that case in an upcoming post (in the meantime, check out Jon…
  • Mar 23

    Free Speech in the Workplace Gets Another Day in Court

    Free Speech in the Workplace Gets Another Day in Court
    Tomorrow, the Connecticut Supreme Court will hear arguments in Trusz v. UBS. It’s case I’ve mentioned before and even made a prediction about the case back at the start of the year. I’m not going to discuss it in detail…
Rank this Week: 131

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Mar 30

    Heads up on soliciting donations-recruiters-instructors beware

    Heads up on soliciting donations-recruiters-instructors beware
    On 28 January 2015, DoD issued an instruction (DODI 1304.33) protecting against inappropriate relationships during recruiting and entry level training. Paragraph 1.a.(1)(k) of Enclosure (3) of this instruction expressly prohibits recruiters…
  • Mar 29

    Is there an SVC crisis?

    Is there an SVC crisis?
    I am for (and against) the SVC program.  I am mostly for it because it is necessary.  Over the years and prior to the Air Force start there were regulations in place that required the trial counsel to inform the “victim”…
  • Mar 10

    Worth the read

    Worth the read
    A couple of items have come across the transom today which are worth the read to military practitioners. James E. Baker, Is Military Justice Sentencing on the March? Should it be? And if so, Where should it Head? Court-Martial Sentencing…
Rank this Week: 178

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

Covers the law and business of social media. By Morrison Foerster.

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Status Update

    Status Update
    Out with the inbox? The overwhelming popularity of workplace-specific platforms that facilitate coworker communication—commonly referred to as “enterprise social media”—is undeniable. But are these…
  • Mar 26

    UK’s Financial Services Regulator: No Hashtags in Financial Promotion

    UK’s Financial Services Regulator: No Hashtags in Financial Promotion
    Earlier this month the UK’s financial services regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), issued its final guidance on financial promotions made via social media channels. As we reported last year, the FCA issued long-awaited…
  • Mar 25

    The New Frontier in Interest Based Advertising: FTC Shifts Focus to Cross-Device Tracking

    The New Frontier in Interest Based Advertising: FTC Shifts Focus to Cross-Device Tracking
    As consumers increasingly connect to the Internet using multiple devices—such as mobile phones, tablets, computers, TVs and wearable devices—advertising technology companies have rapidly developed capabilities to reach the same…
Rank this Week: 791

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Mar 30

    Journal of Food Law & Policy Symposium: The Past, Present & Future of Food Law

    Journal of Food Law & Policy Symposium: The Past, Present & Future of Food Law
    On March 20th, the Journal of Food Law & Policy celebrated its 10th anniversary with a symposium featuring some of the most recognized names in food law and policy. Our guests were instrumental in establishing the Journal 10 years ago,…
  • Mar 30

    Special Class with LL.M. Alum Brandon Willis, Head of USDA Risk Management Agency

    Special Class with LL.M. Alum Brandon Willis, Head of USDA Risk Management Agency
    Brandon Willis, Administrator of the Risk Management Agency (RMA) at the USDA made a special visit to the LL.M. Program on Friday, March 20th as a part of his visit to the University of Arkansas campus.Brandon addressed the…
  • Mar 21

    LL.M. Alumnus Wes Ward Appointed Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture

    LL.M. Alumnus Wes Ward Appointed Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture
    We are proud to announce that LL.M. Alumnus Wesley Ward of Lake City, Arkansas has just become Arkansas' third Secretary of Agriculture.Wes was recommended by Governor Asa Hutchinson on March 13 and on Friday, the Arkansas Agriculture Board…
Rank this Week: 920

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 498

North Carolina Estate Planning…

North Carolina Estate Planning Blog

Covers legal issues relating to wealth transfer, asset preservation, probate, and taxation. By Greg Herman-Giddens of Trust Counsel, P.A.

http://www.ncestateplanningblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    10 Things to Ask Your Accountant: Small Biz Webinar

    10 Things to Ask Your Accountant: Small Biz Webinar
    Our tax attorneys in Chapel Hill recently reviewed the advantages and disadvantages of investing or gifting your tax refund, tax issues when settling an estate, and ways to protect yourself from tax preparer fraud. As the tax season filing…
  • Mar 27

    Downsides of Do-It-Yourself Powers of Attorney

    Downsides of Do-It-Yourself Powers of Attorney
    Powers of attorney are powerful documents that grant another individual broad rights over medical and financial decisions. Such an important power should involve careful planning. Ready-made legal forms found online, software programs with…
  • Mar 25

    Beneficiary Designation Reminder

    Beneficiary Designation Reminder
    Beneficiary designation forms are an important way for account and asset owners to ensure the respective assets pass to the individuals of their choosing. Mistakes with beneficiary designations could result in serious loss – the…
Rank this Week: 878

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    DA called 'unstable,' prison guard raises, clearance rates, and other storie

    DA called 'unstable,' prison guard raises, clearance rates, and other storie
    No time this morning to adumbrate the issues in individual posts, but Grits readers may be interested in these items:Just three months into her tenure, Dallas DA Susan Hawk fired two top lieutenants, one of whom called her "unstable," and…
  • Mar 30

    DPS border surge made rest of state measurably less safe

    DPS border surge made rest of state measurably less safe
    When the Department of Public Safety shifted its deployments to the border as part of "Operation Strong Safety," it measurably reduced DPS enforcement in the rest of the state, resulting in fewer citations and warnings issued statewide and…
  • Mar 29

    No need to pick a side when everybody's wrong

    No need to pick a side when everybody's wrong
    Grits finds it ironic that David Dow, a Houston appellate lawyer specializing in death penalty work, is claiming the Court of Criminal Appeals issued an illegal sanction against him by suspending his practice before the court for a year.…
Rank this Week: 134

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

Covers bankruptcy planning, creditor rights, fraudulent conveyances, homestead protections and offshore planning. By Jonathan Alper.

http://floridaassetprotection.blogs.com/alperlaw/
  • Mar 30

    Head of Household Wage Garnishment Exemption For Non-Resident Debtor

    Head of Household Wage Garnishment Exemption For Non-Resident Debtor
    Florida Statute 222.11 prohibits a creditor from garnishing the earnings of a debtor who qualifies as head of household. Florida residents working in another state are unable to enforce this garnishment exemptions in foreign state courts…
  • Mar 23

    Florida Court Lacks Jurisdiction To Seize Foreign Checking Account In Forfeiture Action

    Florida Court Lacks Jurisdiction To Seize Foreign Checking Account In Forfeiture Action
    I have known clients who have opened bank accounts in other states where garnishments are more difficult. These clients have asked me whether a Florida court could issue an order garnishing the account or imposing another order concerning…
  • Mar 16

    Florida Court Finds Jurisdiction Over Offshore LLC Membership Interest

    Florida Court Finds Jurisdiction Over Offshore LLC Membership Interest
    An important rationale for offshore asset protection is effecting the removal of the debtor’s asset beyond the jurisdiction of U.S. courts. For example, people choose to form LLCs outside the U.S. because they believe a U.S. court would…
Rank this Week: 771

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Mar 30

    Workplace Suicides Are on the Rise

    Workplace Suicides Are on the Rise
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Comp Brief and comes from www.theatlantic.com And rates are particularly high among people working in law enforcement, farming, and auto repair, a new study found. www.GlynLowe.com/Flickr/The Atlantic…
  • Mar 26

    Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employer

    Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employer
    Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Survey 1991 – 2014 (Credit: Sisi Wei/ProPublica) Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Business and insurance interests are…
  • Mar 23

    How much is your arm worth? Depends on where you work

    How much is your arm worth? Depends on where you work
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.propertycasualty360.com Nearly every state has what’s known as a "schedule of benefits" that divides up the body like an Angus beef chart. At the time of their…
Rank this Week: 820

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

Covers workers’ compensation law and drug injuries. By Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP.

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Mar 30

    Avoid the Pitfalls of Auto-Pay Agreement

    Avoid the Pitfalls of Auto-Pay Agreement
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Many of my clients tell me, with fear in their voice, that they have one or more bills set to automatically pull from their bank accounts, but they have no money in…
  • Mar 25

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty
    Today’s post comes to us from the Washington Post via our colleague Jon Gelman. There’s a good news/bad news situation for occupational injuries in the United States: Fewer people are getting hurt on the job. But those who do are…
  • Mar 25

    Measuring Our Progress Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    Measuring Our Progress Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
    As an attorney who practices in the field of Workers’ Compensation, there are some events that are seminal in the history of workplace safety. One of those events was the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which occurred on March 25,…
Rank this Week: 861

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Mar 30

    Let’s Think About Medical Marijuana for Injured Worker

    Let’s Think About Medical Marijuana for Injured Worker
    Nebraska, known for its conservative views, is considering legalization of medical marijuana. Sen. Tommy Garrett writes a passionate, persuasive and practical letter to constituents in support of medical marijuana.  “Bottom line up…
  • Mar 26

    Workers’ Compensation Covers Fast-Food Workers, Too

    Workers’ Compensation Covers Fast-Food Workers, Too
    All employees of fast-food restaurants, including part-time workers, students and retirees, are covered by ‪workers’ compensation laws. Frequently, fast-food employees are not aware of these rights or are afraid to make claims,…
  • Mar 23

    Workers’ Compensation ‘Reforms’ by State Have Costs, Too

    Workers’ Compensation ‘Reforms’ by State Have Costs, Too
    This ProPublica/NPR series should be required reading for all who care about workers’ compensation and how the process really works – or doesn’t work – for those who are injured on the job. The series shows the very…
Rank this Week: 867

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice
    Suffering harm at the hands of a doctor or hospital can be an unsettling experience. If you or a loved one has been injured while receiving medical care, you may have a claim for medical malpractice. What is Medical Malpractice? The term…
  • Mar 27

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability
    As a homeowner, it is important to understand the laws that apply if someone gets injured on your property. As a general rule, homeowners can be held financially responsible for accidents that result from dangerous conditions existing in…
  • Mar 23

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law
    Let’s take a look at four facts most people don’t know about personal injury law in Illinois. 1. To win your case, you must prove that it is more likely than not that someone else’s negligence was a cause of your injuries.…
Rank this Week: 651

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Mar 30

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice
    Suffering harm at the hands of a doctor or hospital can be an unsettling experience. If you or a loved one has been injured while receiving medical care, you may have a claim for medical malpractice. What is Medical Malpractice? The term…
  • Mar 27

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability
    As a homeowner, it is important to understand the laws that apply if someone gets injured on your property. As a general rule, homeowners can be held financially responsible for accidents that result from dangerous conditions existing in…
  • Mar 23

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law
    Let’s take a look at four facts most people don’t know about personal injury law in Illinois. 1. To win your case, you must prove that it is more likely than not that someone else’s negligence was a cause of your injuries.…
Rank this Week: 190

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    High Heeled Shoes: Low Level Legal Protection

    High Heeled Shoes: Low Level Legal Protection
    Dear Rich: I make and sell high heel shoes. What I do is decorate with spikes, studs, feathers, embellishments etc., and sell them. But my biggest sellers which I call my signature design is the peacock feather that I place in certain areas…
  • Mar 18

    Little Rascals/Affordable Care Fair Use Question

    Little Rascals/Affordable Care Fair Use Question
    Dear Rich: My original music video concerning the Affordable Care Act would illustrate the song's narrative with very short clips cut from online video: The Little Rascals from the 1950s, a major league pitcher 'doctoring' a baseball,…
  • Mar 16

    Should I Register My Domain Name as a Trademark?

    Should I Register My Domain Name as a Trademark?
    Dear Rich: In your book on trademarks there is a discussion of whether you should register "trademark.com" as a trademark if you've already registered "trademark." The example provided is a line of menswear that is now also going to be sold…
Rank this Week: 409

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    140Law - Leading Legal Headlines For The Week of March 23, 2015

    140Law - Leading Legal Headlines For The Week of March 23, 2015
    Here are the recent legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Ghomeshi case put over to April 28 Former American Apparel CEO Dov Charney seeks $40M in damages after ousterCalifornia acts to reject lawyer's 'bullets to the head'…
  • Mar 23

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of March 16, 2015

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of March 16, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio agrees to sanctions for contempt of court Jewish summer camp which barred boy appears to be acting within its rightsTarget proposes to pay $10M to…
  • Mar 20

    Late Lawyers (and Other Musings)

    Late Lawyers (and Other Musings)
    New York City’s embattled, progressive mayor, Bill de Blasio, has in rapid order acquired a bit of a reputation for failing to arrive on time. His tardy tendencies have even launched a new cottage industry in the press, the “De…
Rank this Week: 305