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Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Apr 23

    Yingli Solar Retains Top Spot

    Yingli Solar Retains Top Spot
    GTM Research has released some figures for last years’ solar panel market. Thanks to this Tweet by Kees van der Leun for the link. They show Yingli on the top spot for both production at 2.622 GW, beating second rank Trina by 0.062 GW,…
  • Apr 18

    33.2 GW Of New Renewable In Japan

    33.2 GW Of New Renewable In Japan
    The Japanese Economics Ministry has released figures on the state of play on renewable energy in Japan under the new feed-in tariff. Some of it is good news. Thanks to this Tweet by Hiro Matsubara for the link. The Japanese feed-in tariff…
  • Apr 15

    Great News About Coal in China

    Great News About Coal in China
    Greenpeace has published a short report on recent trends in Chinese coal consumption, titled “The End of China’s Coal Boom“. Thanks to this Tweet by Kees van der Leun for the link. The report shows plans of multiple…
Rank this Week: 934

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    W. Bradley Wendel, "In Search of Core Values"

    W. Bradley Wendel, "In Search of Core Values"
    Article. Abstract: A consensus appears to have emerged among American lawyers that globalization and information technology are transforming the practice of law in fundamental ways. In particular, non-lawyers are increasingly involved in what…
  • Apr 22

    Yet another apology, because Typepad blogs are down

    Yet another apology, because Typepad blogs are down
    The attack on Typepad that's been keeping us off-line is, according to this article, a modern form of highway robbery.
  • Apr 22

    William D. Henderson, " Letting Go of Old Ideas (Book Review)"

    William D. Henderson, " Letting Go of Old Ideas (Book Review)"
    Article. Abstract: Two recently published books apply a rigorous analytical lens to the same topic — the state of the legal profession — and come to dramatically different conclusions. Yet, what is more remarkable is the fact that…
Rank this Week: 218

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Apr 23

    $271,200 Jury Verdict in Jackson Federal Court Retaliation Lawsuit

    $271,200 Jury Verdict in Jackson Federal Court Retaliation Lawsuit
    On April 18, 2014 a federal court jury in Jackson rendered a plaintiffs’ verdict in the total amount of $271,200 in Smith v. Tower Automotive Operations USA. The two plaintiffs were white employees of Tower Automotive in Meridian. The…
  • Apr 21

    Defense Verdict in Harrison County Trip and Fall Case

    Defense Verdict in Harrison County Trip and Fall Case
    A Harrison County Circuit Court jury rendered a defense verdict on April 10, 2014 in Bonn v. Rouses Enterprises, L.L.C.  The plaintiff tripped and fell in a Rouses supermarket in 2011. Plaintiff had a total knee replacement three months…
  • Apr 16

    PERS Update: Future of Pension Funds is Bleak

    PERS Update: Future of Pension Funds is Bleak
    Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis had this post on Friday about a report that concludes that 85% of pension funds will fail over the next three decades. From the post: Bridgewater Associates did an analysis of pension funds recently…
Rank this Week: 378

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 988

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    3 Things to Expect from Your Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer on Your First Call

    3 Things to Expect from Your Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer on Your First Call
    If you were hurt or injured in a cruise ship accident, one of the actions you’ll probably take first is to contact a personal injury lawyer who is experienced in representing passengers against the cruise lines.  (**note: many of…
  • Apr 22

    Will My Cruise Ship Injury Case Go to Trial?

    Will My Cruise Ship Injury Case Go to Trial?
    We receive dozens of calls and emails from injured cruise ship passengers every week. Some of those injuries are relatively minor and some unfortunately are life-altering. One of the common questions our clients sometimes ask is, “will…
  • Apr 15

    Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?

    Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?
    If you were hurt or injured on cruise ship, you’re going to have a lot of questions. At some point, you’ll probably want to talk to a personal injury lawyer or firm that can shed some light on your specific potential case. What…
Rank this Week: 310

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 22

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection: The Lazarus Project

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection: The Lazarus Project
    The Walkover collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. Aleksandar Hemon, The Lazarus Project (Riverhead Books 2009) LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor)   PS3608.E48L39 2009 (National Book Award…
  • Apr 22

    Today in Legal History: Earth Day

    Today in Legal History: Earth Day
    Before 1970 there were no legal or regulatory devices to protect the environment. In the spring of 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson, inspired by the student anti-war movement, created Earth Day as a way to force environmental protection onto the…
  • Apr 21

    New and Notable: Havana Requiem

    New and Notable: Havana Requiem
    Paul Goldstein, Havana Requiem (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012) LAW – Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3607.O4853H38 2012 Fueled by alcohol and legal brilliance, Michael Seeley once oversaw his law firm’s most successful…
Rank this Week: 668

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Are You a Friend-in Law?

    Are You a Friend-in Law?
    As a business coach who works with Lawyers, Leaders & Visionaries in Business, I hear this a lot, "I have a friend-in-law" who could really use your services. This brings me to the friend-in-law question: Do you have a parent in law?…
  • Apr 22

    Achieving Gender Diversity from One of America’s Top Lawyer

    Achieving Gender Diversity from One of America’s Top Lawyer
    Mary Cranston is one of America's best-known women lawyers --- or just plain best-known lawyers.  She was a partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and served as its Chairman of the Board.  She has been named one of "The 100…
  • Apr 22

    What I wish I knew before going to law school

    What I wish I knew before going to law school
    I’ve always heard that “law school is an entirely different monster to tackle.” As I sit here writing this, days before completing my first year, I can say I actually understand the implications of that statement. When I…
Rank this Week: 48

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 322

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By John B. Mesirow.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Apr 22

    So They Were Shooting A Gun In The Woods. What’s The Big Deal?

    So They Were Shooting A Gun In The Woods. What’s The Big Deal?
    So this couple was shooting a gun in the woods. What’s the big deal? Well, there are all kinds of woods. As reported by The Bradenton Herald: A man and a woman have been charged with getting drunk and shooting at a tree at G.T. Bray…
  • Apr 21

    Everything Sticks To Duct Tape, Including DNA

    Everything Sticks To Duct Tape, Including DNA
    So maybe it’s not CSI, but it’s damn impressive nevertheless. As reported by www.big1059.com out of Miami,Florida: An Akron man who pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary and robbery will spend six years in prison. 40-year-old…
  • Apr 20

    Addicted To Walmart?

    Addicted To Walmart?
    Maybe it’s not an addiction. A fetish? Whatever the reason, this gent is flat out not allowed to go to this Walmart, but he can’t help himself. As reported by The Northwest Florida Daily News: A man went into a local discount…
Rank this Week: 339

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Apr 22

    Missouri Mulls Food Safety Exemptions for Home Kitchens, Nonprofit Event

    Missouri Mulls Food Safety Exemptions for Home Kitchens, Nonprofit Event
    Nonprofit events in Missouri would be able to serve food prepared in unregulated home kitchens exempt from food safety regulations, and home kitchens would be able to make and sell cottage foods worth up to $50,000 a year under legislation…
  • Apr 22

    Risk Assessment vs. Risk Management: What’s the Difference?

    Risk Assessment vs. Risk Management: What’s the Difference?
    (This article was posted April 16, 2014, on the European Food Safety Authority website and is reposted here with permission.) The decision to separate the tasks of risk assessment and risk management just over a decade ago has transformed the…
  • Apr 22

    Judge Gives Prosecutors Last Word In Duel Over Stewart Parnell’s Expert Witne

    Judge Gives Prosecutors Last Word In Duel Over Stewart Parnell’s Expert Witne
    U.S. District Court Judge W. Louis Sands said Tuesday that government attorneys may file an additional three pages of arguments to correct a possible misstatement of law by Stewart Parnell’s defense attorneys. Parnell is the former…
Rank this Week: 239

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

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

    Deportan a turista de Sri Lanka por tatuaje del Buda

    Deportan a turista de Sri Lanka por tatuaje del Buda
    Las autoridades de Sri Lanka están tramitando la deportación de una turista británica que llegó procedente de la India al país el lunes pasado y a quien fue negada la entrada por “ofender los…
  • Apr 22

    Suprema Corte de Chile revisa impugnación de sentencia a mapuche

    Suprema Corte de Chile revisa impugnación de sentencia a mapuche
    Tras haber escuchado los alegatos de las partes, la Corte Suprema de Chile anunció que será el próximo 12 de mayo cuando dé a conocer la resolución del juicio de nulidad presentado por el mapuche sentenciado…
  • Apr 22

    Arrestan al capitán del ferry hundido en Corea del Sur

    Arrestan al capitán del ferry hundido en Corea del Sur
    Las autoridades de Corea del Sur emitieron otras cuatro órdenes de arresto en contra de miembros de la tripulación del ferry Sewol hundido la semana pasada, entre ellos contra el capitán de la embarcación, Lee…
Rank this Week: 115

Texas Personal Injury Attorney…

Texas Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Texas accidents. By Schechter McElwee Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P.

http://www.smslegal.com/blog
  • Apr 22

    Global Youth Traffic Safety Month Encourages Safe Driving Practice

    Global Youth Traffic Safety Month Encourages Safe Driving Practice
    Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for teens, with more than 3,500 lives lost every year. May is designated as Global Youth Traffic Safety Month to spread awareness about this epidemic. Summer is a particularly dangerous time…
  • Apr 21

    Maritime Attorney Arthur Schechter Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Injured Worker

    Maritime Attorney Arthur Schechter Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Injured Worker
    Houston maritime attorney Arthur Schechter will celebrate his 50th anniversary of practicing law this month. On April 27, he will become the nation’s longest practicing plaintiff’s maritime attorney. “I have represented some…
  • Apr 17

    West Marks One Year Since Fertilizer Plant Explosion

    West Marks One Year Since Fertilizer Plant Explosion
    April 17 marked one year since the tragic explosion at a West, Texas fertilizer plant that ripped through the small Texas town, leaving 15 people dead and injuring more than 300. One year later, it’s still unknown what caused the…
Rank this Week: 536

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Apr 22

    Apr. 23 Colloquia/Workshop

    Apr. 23 Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty Lawrence Katz (Harvard University) presents Neighborhoods vs. Schools – paper is not publicly available University of Wisconsin-Madison Asifa Quraishi-Landes (University…
  • Apr 22

    Research Design for Causal Inference—Chicago, IL, and Durham, NC

    Research Design for Causal Inference—Chicago, IL, and Durham, NC
    Northwestern University School of Law and Duke University School of Law are holding two workshops on Research Design for Causal Inference this year: Main workshop: Monday – Friday, July 7-11, 2014, at Northwestern Advanced workshop:…
  • Apr 22

    From Bleak House to Geek House: Evolving Law for Entrepreneurial Lawyers—Brooklyn, NY

    From Bleak House to Geek House: Evolving Law for Entrepreneurial Lawyers—Brooklyn, NY
    Brooklyn Law School presented From Bleak House to Geek House: Evolving Law for Entrepreneurial Lawyers April 4, 2014. Videos are available here. The agenda is here. mw
Rank this Week: 25

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 136

ipwars.com

ipwars.com

Covers intellectual property (IP) issues Down Under. By Warwick Rothnie.

http://ipwars.com
  • Apr 22

    Copyright in bikini design

    Copyright in bikini design
    Dodds-Streeton J has ordered that City Beach[1] pay Seafolly $250,333.06 by way of damages for infringing copyright in 3 Seafolly designs, including consideration of the copyright/design overlap
  • Apr 21

    IP and antitrust in Australia

    IP and antitrust in Australia
    The ACCC has sued Pfizer for alleged antitrust breaches by locking in Lipitor sales for 12 months after the patent expired
  • Apr 8

    How much did Bugatchi get Bugatti-ed?

    How much did Bugatchi get Bugatti-ed?
    Last October, Tracey J found that Shine Forever had infringed Bugatti’s registered trade mark (for BUGATTI) by selling clothing and accessories under the trade mark BUGATCHI and BUGATCHI UOMO. Now Tracey J has ordered that Shine Forever…
Rank this Week: 750

Durham-in-Wonderland

Durham-in-Wonderland

Features comments and analysis about the Duke/Nifong case. By Professor KC Johnson.

http://durhamwonderland.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Cohan & Mangum's Credibility

    Cohan & Mangum's Credibility
    William D. Cohan’s book tour has featured a full-throated defense of prosecutorial misconduct. The prosecutor who withheld exculpatory evidence in violation of North Carolina law is, instead, “honorable.” The district…
  • Apr 21

    Cohan Does C-SPAN

    Cohan Does C-SPAN
    Sunday evening, author William D. Cohan made the longest appearance (a full hour) of his book publicity tour, on C-SPAN’s Q&A. Cohan continued his aggressive defense of the book’s twin theses: (1) that “something…
  • Apr 20

    New Evidence from Karen R. Long?

    New Evidence from Karen R. Long?
    In his (excellent) review of William D. Cohan’s Nifong apologia, Stuart Taylor commented on an oddity of the book’s roll-out—the “amazing succession of puff-piece reviews” that have appeared in some reputable…
Rank this Week: 315

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Apr 22

    The Best And The Worst Onscreen Cross Examination

    The Best And The Worst Onscreen Cross Examination
    Ladies and gentlemen, it is never a good idea to have a client that can turn into a terrifying monster and, should one find oneself with such a client, it is best not to provoke said client into hulking out.The Best And The Worst Onscreen…
  • Apr 21

    NeatConnect Cloud Scanner Review

    NeatConnect Cloud Scanner Review
    The NeatConnect is an excellent document scanner for heavy cloud users, and a pretty good scanner for everyone else, too.NeatConnect Cloud Scanner Review is a post from Lawyerist.com. The original content in this feed is © 2013 Lawyerist…
  • Apr 19

    Why Capping Hourly Fees is (Usually) a Bad Idea

    Why Capping Hourly Fees is (Usually) a Bad Idea
    With a capped fee, there is no upside for the lawyer. The best-case scenario is he gets paid for exactly the hours he worked.Why Capping Hourly Fees is (Usually) a Bad Idea is a post from Lawyerist.com. The original content in this feed is…
Rank this Week: 364

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    DeFunis, Defunct

    DeFunis, Defunct
    Justice William O. Douglas, author of a pivotal dissent in DeFunis v. Odegaard.The Supreme Court's decision to uphold Michigan's ban on race-conscious admissions in state universities in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, No.…
  • Apr 19

    “Act naturally!” “Say what?”

    “Act naturally!” “Say what?”
     Grand View of Rivers and Mountains, Ma Yuan, Ming dynastyOn an existential level, when we recognize the extent to which our lives are molded by social constructs, we become able to free ourselves from a type of emotional entanglement…
  • Apr 15

    Conscience & Conviction

    Conscience & Conviction
    The Jury, a Norman Rockwell painting, appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post published February 14, 1959.This is one of several Rockwell paintings that can serve more or less as a civics lesson (cf. the 1964 painting, The…
Rank this Week: 544

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 357

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 491

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Wage Theft -- Another Assault on Workers' Compensation

    Wage Theft -- Another Assault on Workers' Compensation
    As corporate American devises new methods to reduce wages it also assaults the injured workers' benefit safety net including workers' compensation insurance. It results in rate benefits to go down and premium bases to become inadequate to pay…
  • Apr 21

    President of Roofing Company Pleads Guilty to Felony for Scheme to Avoid Paying Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Insurance Premium

    President of Roofing Company Pleads Guilty to Felony for Scheme to Avoid Paying Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Insurance Premium
    Acting NJ Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that the president of a roofing company pleaded guilty today to providing false and misleading information to the company’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier in order to…
  • Apr 21

    Inside low-wage workers' plan to sue McDonald's — and win

    Inside low-wage workers' plan to sue McDonald's — and win
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.msnbc.com The wage theft lawsuits filed against McDonald’s last week in New York, Michigan and California threaten to breach a wall that for decades has protected…
Rank this Week: 353

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Apr 22

    Copyright Office Establishes New Fees to Begin on May 1

    Copyright Office Establishes New Fees to Begin on May 1
    The U.S. Copyright Office has announced a new fee schedule covering registration, recordation, and related services; special services; Licensing Division services; and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) services. These fees will take effect…
  • Apr 9

    Congrats to our Winners and Additional Offer from Image Witness!

    Congrats to our Winners and Additional Offer from Image Witness!
    Congrats to our winners of the Image Witness Giveaway! George Widman Scott MacQuarrie Patrick Lauzon The great folks at Image Witness have an additional offer. As Photo Attorney readers seem to be really keen on protecting…
  • Apr 8

    Image Witness Giveaway!

    Image Witness Giveaway!
    The great folks at Image Witness have an offer for Photo Attorney blog readers to help them manage where their content is being used online. Image Witness is an image tracking and protection platform that is custom built for…
Rank this Week: 874

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Apr 22

    The Three Pictures of Aereo

    The Three Pictures of Aereo
    As many who follow such things know, ABC v. Aereo was argued today before the Supreme Court. My writeup on it last year provides some background about the case and my views at the time (which have changed a bit … Continue reading…
  • Apr 22

    Why Isn’t Aereo a Cable System?

    Why Isn’t Aereo a Cable System?
    The Aereo case was argued this morning, and before Paul Clement could even get rolling on his introduction on behalf of the broadcaster plaintiffs, Justice Sotomayor hit him with this: JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR: Why aren’t [companies like…
  • Apr 4

    Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank: Setting the abstract idea goalpost

    Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank: Setting the abstract idea goalpost
    This week, the Court heard oral arguments in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank. There are lots of writeups, and I, of course, prefer the one that quotes me. For that reason, I’m going to skip a lot of the detail. … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 637

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

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

    THE SLANTS — Federal Circuit brief

    THE SLANTS — Federal Circuit brief
  • Apr 10

    Likelihood of extrusion

    Likelihood of extrusion
    Originally posted 2011-04-18 14:15:24. Republished by Blog Post PromoterReprinting my annual Passover post, adjusted for days of the week as they come out this year: I’ve been hit by pre-Passover preparations, plus the need to…
  • Apr 10

    Explicitly your

    Explicitly your
    Tomorrow I will be on a panel called ”Warning, the Following Material May Be Explicit: Addressing the Efficacy of §2(a) of the Lanham Act” as part of American University Law Review’s annual Federal Circuit…
Rank this Week: 213

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/
  • Apr 22

    Medical Marijuana and Drug Bans in Pro Sport

    Medical Marijuana and Drug Bans in Pro Sport
    Marijuana is banned in most professional sports leagues, including the National Basketball Association (NBA). However, as laws related to marijuana use have been relaxed and the benefits of medical marijuana have become more apparent, many…
  • Apr 20

    Long Beach Moves to Tax Medical Marijuana

    Long Beach Moves to Tax Medical Marijuana
    And where would we be without a marijuana law blog on 4/20? The Long Beach city counsel does not yet have regulations in place to govern the sale of medical marijuana. Despite the fact that medical marijuana is not legal for sale in Long…
  • Apr 18

    Federal Government Claims Medical Marijuana Law Used as a "Ruse"

    Federal Government Claims Medical Marijuana Law Used as a "Ruse"
    The federal government has indited 37 people as part of an alleged marijuana grow operation that spanned multiple counties. The government accuses defendants of using the medical marijuana laws in the state of Michigan as a cover for…
Rank this Week: 865

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Apr 22

    Court in Schuette: Michigan Can Ban Affirmative Action

    Court in Schuette: Michigan Can Ban Affirmative Action
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Court's opinion in Schuette v. BAMN (Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary),…
  • Apr 22

    Oral Arguments in Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus on Campaign Lie

    Oral Arguments in Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus on Campaign Lie
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Court heard oral arguments today in Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus, a challenge to an Ohio election law prohibiting false statements. As we explained when…
  • Apr 17

    Daily Read: NYT Editorial on Constitutionalizing Police Surveillance

    Daily Read: NYT Editorial on Constitutionalizing Police Surveillance
    With the announcement of the disbanding of the "Demographics Unit" in the NYC Police Department, some might think that litigation we've previously discussed about Muslim surveillance after 9/11, such the dismissal of a complaint…
Rank this Week: 741

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 876

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/
  • Apr 22

    Hey New York Life | Can You See What I See?

    Hey New York Life | Can You See What I See?
    Here's yet another example of efforts of the settlement secondary market to create consumer confusion. New York Life is the victim. This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for the full content, If you find yourself on…
  • Apr 16

    Structured Settlement With Index-Linked Payment Adjustment

    Structured Settlement With Index-Linked Payment Adjustment
    Structured settlements can now include an S&P 500 index-linked annuity adjustment feature, thanks to Pacific Life, which rolled out its rider on April 17, 2014, following its obtaining a... This is a content summary only. Please click on…
  • Apr 16

    More Bull SHP! | Massachusetts State Regulators HELP

    More Bull SHP! | Massachusetts State Regulators HELP
    SHP Financial continues to make outrageous claims in tweets to solicit the purchase of structured settlement payment rights by individual investors. Why is this necessary? This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for the…
Rank this Week: 161

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Apr 22

    Separate IMEs Denied for Cervical Spine/Carpal Tunnel Injurie

    Separate IMEs Denied for Cervical Spine/Carpal Tunnel Injurie
    In his recent decision in the case of DiGiacinto v. Obelinas, No. 2009-CV-8085 (C.P. Lacka. Co. April 17, 2014 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon addressed the issue of whether a Plaintiff may be compelled to attend two separate IMEs where…
  • Apr 22

    Big Post-Koken Question Of How to Handle "Insurance" At Trial Will Remain Unanswered For Now

    Big Post-Koken Question Of How to Handle "Insurance" At Trial Will Remain Unanswered For Now
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied the Petition for Appeal in the Post-Koken case of Stepanovich v. McGraw and State Farm.  Click HERE to review the Court's Order.Too bad....another opportunity for much-desired appellate guidance…
  • Apr 22

    Lebanon County Trial Court Agrees to Sever and Stay Bad Faith Claim from Coverage Complaint

    Lebanon County Trial Court Agrees to Sever and Stay Bad Faith Claim from Coverage Complaint
    In his March 28, 2014, decision in the case of Audrey's Crafts & Home Décor, Inc. v. Penna. Nat'l Ins., No. 2013 - CV - 00511 (C.P. Leb. Co. 2014 Charles, J.), Judge Bradford H. Charles ruled in favor…
Rank this Week: 202

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    AndroDerm Stroke Testosterone Patch Lawsuit Filed

    AndroDerm Stroke Testosterone Patch Lawsuit Filed
    Wesley Davis, from New York filed a stroke product liability lawsuit against Actavis and Watson. Davis alleged that the side effects of the testosterone patch AndroDerm caused him to suffer a serious stroke. Furthermore, Davis claimed that…
  • Apr 19

    Pradaxa Uncontrollable Bleeding Death Lawsuit Set for Trial

    Pradaxa Uncontrollable Bleeding Death Lawsuit Set for Trial
    U.S. District Judge Herndon, who is presiding over all federal Pradaxa lawsuits has established the pretrial schedule for the first bellwether trial. On September 8, 2014, the first trial will involve the wrongful death lawsuit brought by…
  • Apr 18

    F.D.A. Warns About Hysterectomy Morcellator Procedure

    F.D.A. Warns About Hysterectomy Morcellator Procedure
    According to the FDA, doctors should stop using a procedure performed on thousands of American women a year in the course of hysterectomy uterine surgery, because it increases the risk of spreading cancerous tissue. The procedure, power…
Rank this Week: 468

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 22

    Surgical Error: Botched Appendectomy Results in Miscarriage and Death

    Surgical Error: Botched Appendectomy Results in Miscarriage and Death
    The Belfast Telegraph reports that a woman has suffered miscarriage and death as a result of a surgical error. The 32 years old woman, who was 20 weeks pregnant with her fourth child, was admitted to the hospital for an appendectomy. Rather…
  • Apr 17

    Proposed Birth Injury Fund Would Strip Medical Malpractice Victims of their Right

    Proposed Birth Injury Fund Would Strip Medical Malpractice Victims of their Right
    The Baltimore Business Journal reports that Maryland lawmakers are considering creating a birth injury fund. While on its face this may seem like a wonderful and well-intentioned idea, it would ultimately hurt those families who are most…
  • Apr 15

    Annual Survey Results: Millions Misdiagnosed Each Year

    Annual Survey Results: Millions Misdiagnosed Each Year
    CBS News reports that each year 12 million adults who receive outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed in the United States. The report relies on a new study published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety. That 12 million number means…
Rank this Week: 833

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 335

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Apr 22

    2014 Winners of Peeps in the Law

    2014 Winners of Peeps in the Law
    Just when you thought The Law couldn’t get any weirder: Peeps in the Law From that webpage you can also link to previous Peeps in the Law galleries: Peeps in Law 2013 The Dark Peep Rises: 2012 Peeps in Law … Continue reading…
  • Apr 22

    Who Makes Model Laws?

    Who Makes Model Laws?
    Thinking beyond the Uniform Law Commission, the American Law Institute, and the American Bar Association:  Who Makes Model Laws? “You’ve heard of the Uniform Commercial Code and the Model Penal Code, but how much do you know…
  • Apr 18

    Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?

    Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?
    See Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites: Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?
Rank this Week: 603

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

Offers business trial law with a sense of humor. By Barry Barnett.

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
  • Apr 22

    Secret Lawsuit Must Step into the Light, Fourth Circuit Rule

    Secret Lawsuit Must Step into the Light, Fourth Circuit Rule
    A new decision by the Fourth Circuit underscores the public's first amendment right to know what happens in the course of a lawsuit in federal court. It's also a reminder that secret papers that you so confidently filed under seal...
  • Apr 9

    Bridgegate: Who Went Too Far -- the New Jersey Legislature or the Judge Who Quashed Its Subpoenas?

    Bridgegate: Who Went Too Far -- the New Jersey Legislature or the Judge Who Quashed Its Subpoenas?
    The George Washington Bridge. Who has the better argument in the Bridgegate subpoena flap? New Jersey Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson on April 9 quashed subpoenas that a special investigative committee of the Garden State's legislature…
  • Apr 4

    DuPont Deflects Kevlar Antitrust Claim

    DuPont Deflects Kevlar Antitrust Claim
    Do federal judges protect their own? Before Blawgletter suggests an answer, let's look at the case that raises the question. The Fourth Circuit upheld a summary judgment for E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., ruling that the South Korean...
Rank this Week: 346

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Apr 22

    Saginaw Ex-Con Accused of Raping, Threatening to Kill Teenage Girl

    Saginaw Ex-Con Accused of Raping, Threatening to Kill Teenage Girl
    Abraham Rosales, also known as Abraham McCombs, was recently arraigned on charges of extortion and third-degree criminal sexual conduct in the alleged rape of a teenage girl, according to a news article at Mlive.com.  Rosales, 28,…
  • Apr 21

    40-year-old Former School Administrator Pleads Not Guilty to Allegations of Sexual Assault of Two Riverside County Girl

    40-year-old Former School Administrator Pleads Not Guilty to Allegations of Sexual Assault of Two Riverside County Girl
    Andrea Michelle Cardosa, a 40-year-old former school administrator, is facing 16 felony counts after she allegedly sexually assaulted two girls in recent years, one of whom was under 14 at the time, and one that was 14 or 15 years old,…
  • Apr 18

    67-year-old Taylor Man Charged with Multiple Sex Crime

    67-year-old Taylor Man Charged with Multiple Sex Crime
    A Michigan man has been charged with 35 crimes connected to the alleged sexual assault of four teenage girls between the ages of 13 and 15, according to a news article at Mlive.com.  67-year-old Benny R. Grimes of Taylor has been charged…
Rank this Week: 227

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Apr 22

    Justices consider future of TV and copyright in Aereo case

    Justices consider future of TV and copyright in Aereo case
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: For more on the arguments behind today’s arguments on the Aereo case, we turn things over to Jeffrey Brown. RELATED LINKSDoes a Mich. amendment prohibiting affirmative action violate equal…
  • Apr 22

    Why the Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s right to ban affirmative action

    Why the Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s right to ban affirmative action
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Affirmative action made its reappearance at the Supreme Court today, as the justices weighed in on a Michigan ballot initiative that banned public colleges from using race as a factor in…
  • Apr 22

    Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative action in college admission

    Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative action in college admission
    (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Updated 10:59 a.m. EDT WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling that Michigan voters had…
Rank this Week: 546

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

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

    Cleaning Up An Oil Spill Is Insider Trading

    Cleaning Up An Oil Spill Is Insider Trading
    Keith A. Seilhan was 20-year employee of BP and a senior responder during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Seilhan directed BP’s oil skimming operations and its efforts to contain the expansion of the oil spill. What he saw scared…
  • Apr 21

    Happy Patriots’ Day

    Happy Patriots’ Day
    The Redcoats are coming! The Redcoats are coming! Patriots’ Day is a Massachusetts state holiday commemorating the opening battles of the American Revolutionary War in Lexington and Concord in April, 1775.  The more modern day…
  • Apr 18

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for April 18

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for April 18
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Quantity does not equal quality: Expanding ‘disclosure events’ on BrokerCheck a bad idea: Brokerage industry is only one in which professionals as…
Rank this Week: 425

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

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

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

    April 28 - APA Conference in Atlanta presents a day on taking

    April 28 - APA Conference in Atlanta presents a day on taking
    The American Planning Association annual conference is in Atlanta from April 26-30. Check out the conference program here. Monday, April 28, is the "law" day and is focusing on takings. Panels include: "Takings in the 21st…
  • Apr 22

    Idaho Law's Resilient Cities symposium now online

    Idaho Law's Resilient Cities symposium now online
    The 2014 Idaho Law Review symposium, Resilient Cities: Environment | Economy | Equity, was held earlier this month and was a great success. For those who couldn’t happen by Boise for the event, video of the entire symposium is now...
  • Apr 22

    Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Environmental Law at Pace Law School

    Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Environmental Law at Pace Law School
    Pace Law School seeks applicants for a new Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Environmental Law. The VAP in Environmental Law will hold a one-year appointment, renewable for a second one-year term. The appointment is designed to mentor and…
Rank this Week: 246

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Apr 22

    A Fishy SOX Case

    A Fishy SOX Case
    18 U.S.C. § 1519, known as the “anti-shredding provision” of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, makes it a crime for anyone who “knowingly alters, destroys, mutilates, conceals, covers up, falsifies, or makes a false entry in any record,…
  • Apr 17

    Extradition in an Antitrust Case

    Extradition in an Antitrust Case
    DOJ reports their first ever extradiction on an Antitrust charge. (see here). The accused is charged with violating the Sherman Act. The company where the excutive had worked was in Italy, but the arrest and extradition was from Germany.…
  • Apr 15

    Lois Lerner Held in Contempt

    Lois Lerner Held in Contempt
    Last week, as reported in the New York Times (see here), the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted to hold in contempt Lois Lerner, the Internal Revenue Service official who after making a brief statement…
Rank this Week: 471

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 492

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Illinois Forms Securities Fraud Section

    Illinois Forms Securities Fraud Section
    According to a recent report in Crain’s, the US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois recently created a new section to prosecute securities and commodities fraud. The new fraud section was formed as part of the criminal…
  • Apr 22

    NJ Broker Pleads Guilty to Fraud

    NJ Broker Pleads Guilty to Fraud
    According to FA-mag.com a former New Jersey borker, Randy Schneider recently plead quilty to theft by unlawful taking. Schneider allegedly stole nearly one million dollars from two elderly clients. According to the report, Schneider worked…
  • Apr 17

    DBSI Executives Found Guilty

    DBSI Executives Found Guilty
    According to reports, CEO and president of DBSI, Douglas L. Swenson, was convicted of thirty-four counts of wire fraud and forty-four counts of securities fraud. Three other top DBSI executives were also convicted on multiple fraud charges.…
Rank this Week: 147

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Glass First Impressions: The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good

    Glass First Impressions: The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good
    OK. I've had a couple of days to experiment with Google's Glass technology. It's still very early days, and I haven't come to any firm conclusions yet, but I'm ready to give my first impressions. First, the bad. Glass is definitely not yet…
  • Apr 22

    LegalZoom Gets Nod From South Carolina Supreme Court

    LegalZoom Gets Nod From South Carolina Supreme Court
    Image [cc] Rusty Tanton The term "Access to Justice" (A2J) is tossed around a lot in the legal world, but as the old saying goes, talk is cheap. It is common for state bar associations to step up and use another phrase to shoot down A2J…
  • Apr 17

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong
    Image [cc] - Tedeytan Last year it seemed everyone was gaga for Google Glass. "Ooooooh, it's a computer for your face!  It's got a camera and can give you directions! It's just like your phone was permanently positioned 3 feet in…
Rank this Week: 402

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Is VirginiaDebtRelief.org really BBB rated A+

    Is VirginiaDebtRelief.org really BBB rated A+
    VirginiaDebtRelief.org, one of those “Avoid Bankruptcy” outfits–is unusual because they claim to be rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. These debt settlement operations work the same way–people stop paying their…
  • Apr 7

    Recovery Services at 855-633-3603 Scams Ana

    Recovery Services at 855-633-3603 Scams Ana
    Before she came to talk to me about bankruptcy, Ana was scammed out of $200 by Recovery Services. “Recovery Services” called Ana from 855-633-3603 in January and told her she was in trouble for non-payment of a “check”…
  • Apr 4

    Virginia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Virginia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    The Bankruptcy Law Office of Robert Weed led all attorneys in Virginia Chapter 7 bankruptcy case filings in 2013. That fact was announced just recently by 722 Redemption Funding, a company that finances cars for people in or just out of…
Rank this Week: 927

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 22

    Celebrate Earth Day By Destroying The Planet!

    Celebrate Earth Day By Destroying The Planet!
    The first e-mail in my inbox this morning was from a regional pharmacy chain, advertising “Great Earth Day Savings!” That seemed to me to be a little ironic: celebrate by the planet by consuming as much as you can! It isn’t…
  • Apr 21

    George Kennan and the Environment: With Friends Like These…

    George Kennan and the Environment: With Friends Like These…
    Last year, I read John Lewis Gaddis’ magisterial biography of George F. Kennan, one of the prime architects of American Cold War policy and a distinguished foreign policy intellectual. I was surprised — and not a little…
  • Apr 21

    The Quest to Tame the River

    The Quest to Tame the River
    As the song tells us, “Old Man River, he just keeps rolling along” – but he doesn’t necessarily roll where we want him to.  Human efforts at controlling the river and its massive tributaries succeed at times but…
Rank this Week: 961

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 647