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Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jan 18

    January Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    January Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the January 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $16.5 million settlement- Hattiesburg federal court civil rights case; three men wrongfully convicted of murder; served combined 83 years in prison (8/1/16);…
  • Jan 10

    Mississippi Judiciary Website Now Mobile Friendly

    Mississippi Judiciary Website Now Mobile Friendly
    The State of Mississippi Judiciary recently launched a redesigned website. The big difference is the new site is mobile friendly. It looks better on my phone than it does on my monitor. It’s very easy to access and read the hand down…
  • Jan 9

    Experts Say Tell Florida It’s 7.6% PERS Investment Return Assumption Is Too High

    Experts Say Tell Florida It’s 7.6% PERS Investment Return Assumption Is Too High
    The Orlando Sentinel reported last week on a report from the State’s actuarial consultant that stated that Florida’s PERS investment return assumption of 7.6% is too high. The actuaries recommended a 7% investment return…
Rank this Week: 443

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

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

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Jan 17

    Not a penny more

    Not a penny more
    Old Smoothie popped round to UpTights’ room yesterday.  They have a case listed against each other next week and he wanted to try and settle it early.  OldSmoothie is for a mother who was knocked over by a drunk driver and…
  • Jan 15

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
  • Jan 10

    Diva

    Diva
    Apparently there was an opera singer dining on High Table in Gray’s Inn Hall last night.  The diva surrounded by some of the country’s most distinguished barristers and judges. “Doesn’t open her mouth for less…
Rank this Week: 957

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Jan 17

    How Agile is being used to increase legal marketing innovation at Fasken Martineau

    How Agile is being used to increase legal marketing innovation at Fasken Martineau
    Agile is a highly flexible approach to project management which law firms are just starting to use. I’ve written several posts in this blog about how Agile works and how some lawyers are applying it to improve legal efficiency by...
  • Jan 10

    Case Study: LPM Certification at Davis Wright Tremaine

    Case Study: LPM Certification at Davis Wright Tremaine
    By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner Since our Certified Legal Project Manager® program began in 2010, we have written several case studies describing participant results, most recently a few months ago. This post summarizes the long-term…
  • Jan 3

    Tip of the month: Develop a defensive marketing plan for 2017

    Tip of the month: Develop a defensive marketing plan for 2017
    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: As legal competition continues to get tougher, it’s more important than ever to focus on protecting relationships with the clients you already have. What will you do in 2017 to…
Rank this Week: 672

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    T2561/11 : contenu de l'acte de recour

    T2561/11 : contenu de l'acte de recour
    Selon la règle 99 CBE, l'acte de recours doit indiquer le nom et l'adresse du requérant, identifier la décision attaquée et contenir une requête définissant l'objet du recours. Dans le cas…
  • Jan 15

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    Merci d’envoyer vos CV et lettre de motivation par mail à Aude JACHEET à l’adresse : jobs@genfit.com, en mentionnant la référence de l’offre d’emploi (GF360) Lien vers l'annonce
  • Jan 12

    T2502/13 : pas un disclaimer

    T2502/13 : pas un disclaimer
    Afin de se distinguer du document A8, la requête subsidiaire précisait que le troisième pli du matériau intercalaire comprenait un plastifiant. A8, appartenant à l'état de la technique selon…
Rank this Week: 635

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Jan 17

    Dick Enberg Offers Insights into the Incredible Al McGuire

    Dick Enberg Offers Insights into the Incredible Al McGuire
    Here’s a detail about Al McGuire you likely don’t know: Among his many habits, he liked to lie on the floor. Often, when he was in a hotel room, he would sleep through the night on the hard tile floor of a bathroom. Here’s…
  • Jan 17

    The Law Professor Who Coached the Marquette Football Team

    The Law Professor Who Coached the Marquette Football Team
    The Marquette University Law School has long been associated with the world of sports.  Although the National Sports Law Institute has represented the connection in recent years, the school’s relationship to the sports industry…
  • Jan 16

    Water: 2016 Retrospective (and Issues to Watch in 2017)

    Water: 2016 Retrospective (and Issues to Watch in 2017)
    At this time of year it seems appropriate to both examine the year just ended and look forward to the one to come.[1] 2016 brought numerous developments in the water law and policy sector at the national and state levels, and also here at…
Rank this Week: 863

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
  • Nov 18

    Leaving Facebook's "Lawyers On The Left"

    Leaving Facebook's "Lawyers On The Left"
    In the fucking aftermath of "what the fuck is going to happen now," people are fucking talking about fucking getting together and fucking advocating for fucking rights they fucking think will fucking be taken fucking away.As part of this…
  • Nov 11

    A Heartfelt Message About Moving On From This Election

    A Heartfelt Message About Moving On From This Election
    My girl lost and your guy won. I accept that Donald J. Trump will be the next President of the United States. I don't like it, as I don't think he was the lesser of two evils, I think he was the evil of two lessers. Hillary wasn't…
Rank this Week: 922

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    K.L.W v. Genesis Fertility Centre

    K.L.W v. Genesis Fertility Centre
    Mr. A.B. had serious medical problems throughout his life. He and his wife, K.L.W., wished to have children. He arranged to have his sperm stored by Genesis Fertility Centre, so that his wife could use his reproductive material to conceive a…
  • Jan 8

    Sabey Rule LLP Welcomes Taeya Fitzpatrick

    Sabey Rule LLP Welcomes Taeya Fitzpatrick
    I am pleased to announce that Taeya Fitzpatrick joined our firm last week, on January 1, 2016. Before joining Sabey Rule LLP, Taeya practiced condominium law with a boutique firm here in Kelowna, and recently successfully appealed a…
  • Jan 2

    Supreme Court of Canada Decision Takes a Narrow Approach to Rectification

    Supreme Court of Canada Decision Takes a Narrow Approach to Rectification
    The majority of the Supreme Court of Canada has construed the equitable power of the court to rectify a contract or other document relatively narrowly in a recent decision, Canada (Attorney General) v. FairmontHotels Inc. 2016 SCC 56.…
Rank this Week: 454

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jan 17

    Legal Writing Photos from the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting

    Legal Writing Photos from the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting
    Professor David Austin of the California Western School of Law, a contributing editor to the Legal Writing Prof Blog, has created a wonderful video montage of photos from the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools.…
  • Jan 13

    Bob Brain Finishes Term as Chair of AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research; New Chair is Sabrina DeFabritii

    Bob Brain Finishes Term as Chair of AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research; New Chair is Sabrina DeFabritii
    Professor Bob Brain (Loyola Law School, Los Angeles) is pictured here with an exit sign at the end of his term as Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. He now joins...
  • Jan 12

    Hiring at Chicago-Kent

    Hiring at Chicago-Kent
    Chicago-Kent College of Law is seeking applications for its Visiting Assistant Professor Program. Visiting Assistant Professors are generally appointed for an initial term that can be renewed to a total of four years. Each Visiting Assistant…
Rank this Week: 156

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    CMS Recovery and Reporting Threshold

    CMS Recovery and Reporting Threshold
    By the Kean Miller Medicare Compliance Team CMS issued an Alert on November 15, 2016, concerning 2017 Recovery Thresholds.  On December 12, 2016, it issued another Alert regarding 2017 Reporting Thresholds.  CMS also updated its…
  • Jan 15

    EPA RMP Requirements: Third Party Audits and Privilege

    EPA RMP Requirements: Third Party Audits and Privilege
    By Lee Vail, Ph.D., J.D. On March 14, 2016, Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) proposed changes to the Risk Management Plan Program (“RMP”) Rule.  On January 13, 2017, the EPA published a new final…
  • Jan 13

    U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Class-Action Waiver

    U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Class-Action Waiver
    By Scott Huffstetler Today, the United States Supreme Court decided to consider three decisions involving class-action waivers in employee arbitration agreements.  As background, many employers require employees to sign arbitration…
Rank this Week: 759

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jan 17

    UN Secretary General Says Diversity is Richness, Not a Threat

    UN Secretary General Says Diversity is Richness, Not a Threat
    In a message to an event spotlighting the growing challenges of anti-Muslim discrimination as well as hatred in various contexts, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appealed for drawing strength from the principles of…
  • Jan 15

    90% of Children Crossing Mediterranean to Italy Arrive Unaccompanied

    90% of Children Crossing Mediterranean to Italy Arrive Unaccompanied
    According to a press release from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), more than 90% of children reaching Italy's shores after crossing the Mediterranean Sea have been separated from their families or are unaccompanied. The number of…
  • Jan 12

    US Ends Cuban Wet Foot, Dry Foot Immigration Policy

    US Ends Cuban Wet Foot, Dry Foot Immigration Policy
    For the last two decades, the United States has maintained a special immigration policy that applied only to Cubans. Cubans who were intercepted by U.S. officials in the waters between the United States and Cuba (those with wet feet) would...
Rank this Week: 173

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

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

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Jan 17

    South African Liberation Struggles: Toward (Revolutionary?) Democratic Self-Determination—A Bibliography

    South African Liberation Struggles: Toward (Revolutionary?) Democratic Self-Determination—A Bibliography
    My latest compilation is on South African liberation struggles. The two images respectively above and below are paintings by the South African artist John Koenakeefe Mohl. The first, “Miners carrying their working tools, near Springs,…
  • Jan 17

    It Can't Happen Here

    It Can't Happen Here
    The election of Donald Trump created trauma, depression, and associated health issues with those who were shocked by the result. Virtually all of us thought it can’t happen here. The U.S. could not elect an ignorant, intellectually…
  • Jan 9

    "The Holidays"

    "The Holidays"
    This is around (or actually after) the time of year when I often pitch my short unpublished essay on the legal and cultural complications of Christmas. See here. That essay speaks for itself. But here are some additional reflections: Donald…
Rank this Week: 339

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jan 17

    Can a Miscarriage Be a Wrongful Death Claim?

    Can a Miscarriage Be a Wrongful Death Claim?
    A recent decision from the Alabama Supreme Court allows a woman to proceed forward with a wrongful death suit against her obstetrician after suffering a miscarriage.  While the decision has rocked a few boats, the Court only affirmed…
  • Jan 16

    Bieber and Usher “Usher” Out Copyright Claim

    Bieber and Usher “Usher” Out Copyright Claim
    Many of the most famous musicians have faced high-profile copyright cases accusing them of stealing their music from another artist. From Led Zeppelin to the Beatles to Skrillex to the guy who wrote the Ghostbusters theme song, the list of…
  • Jan 11

    Driving With FaceTime: Apple Faces Lawsuit from Grieving Family

    Driving With FaceTime: Apple Faces Lawsuit from Grieving Family
    Talking on a hand-held cell phone while driving. Texting while driving. Both of these activities are major causes of accidents that have now been banned in most states. However, with the development of technology, a new problematic activity…
Rank this Week: 559

Renewable + Law

Renewable + Law

The climate policy, renewable energy, and sustainability blog. By Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.lawofrenewableenergy.com/
  • Jan 17

    Oregon PUC Issues Guidance on Energy Storage Program

    Oregon PUC Issues Guidance on Energy Storage Program
    Actions are underway  at the Oregon Public Utility Commission (the “PUC”) to implement HB 2193, Oregon’s energy storage legislation.  HB 2193 requires that PacifiCorp and Portland General Electric…
  • Dec 29

    Katie Sieben Appointed to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, and Nancy Lange Appointed as Chair

    Katie Sieben Appointed to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, and Nancy Lange Appointed as Chair
    Yesterday, Governor Mark Dayton announced his appointment of Minnesota State Senator Katie Sieben to a six-year term on the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC). He also appointed current MPUC commissioner Nancy Lange as chair of the…
  • Dec 16

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Final Revised Eagle Rule

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Final Revised Eagle Rule
    Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published notice in the Federal Register of a long-anticipated final rule revising its eagle permitting regulations (Revised Eagle Rule). Concurrent with the Revised Eagle Rule, the Service…
Rank this Week: 480

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jan 17

    * 17 Seconds #32 – Clocktower Law’s newish address, 2017 fees, Unidesk exit

    * 17 Seconds #32 – Clocktower Law’s newish address, 2017 fees, Unidesk exit
    Our USPS mail forwarding is about to end. By Erik J. Heels First published 1/17/2017; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. We Have Still Moved A reminder that we moved to Acton about a year ago. Our mail forwarding is about to end, so…
  • Jan 11

    * Escaping The Political Echo Chamber: Observations From Failed Pol

    * Escaping The Political Echo Chamber: Observations From Failed Pol
    After the election, I created a website dedicated to failed policies, politicians, and policies. The goal of the site was to force myself out of the echo chamber to try to understand what happened, where were are, and what comes next. Two…
  • Dec 17

    17 Seconds #31 – Re-forming Patent Law Is Not Patent Law Reform

    17 Seconds #31 – Re-forming Patent Law Is Not Patent Law Reform
    Shame on the AIA. By Erik J. Heels First published 12/17/2016; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is the worst thing to happen to US patent law ever. This self-serving PR piece by the USPTO…
Rank this Week: 255

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 246

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 314

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/
  • Jan 17

    Chelsea Manning’s sentence commuted by the President

    Chelsea Manning’s sentence commuted by the President
    The New York Times reports: President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic…
  • Jan 15

    It does make you wonder . . . over to you

    It does make you wonder . . . over to you
    A Facebook post about military sexual assault training: “There’s no need to try to understand why sexual assaults are up 550% in the Military. All women have no ability to think after one drink and are not responsible for their…
  • Jan 13

    Three new SCOTUS grants of potential interest

    Three new SCOTUS grants of potential interest
    The most potentially relevant is McWilliams v. Dunn, No. 16-5294, involves a question regarding the degree of independence needed for appointed mental health experts under Ake v. Oklahoma. Then there are: Weaver v. Massachusetts, No.…
Rank this Week: 512

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    CALL FOR PAPERSJURIS…

    CALL FOR PAPERSJURIS DIVERSITAS5th ANNUAL CONFERENCEJuly 10-12, 2017Lyon, FranceIn partnership withEM Lyon & Université Jean MoulinLaw & FoodLa cuisine juridiqueThe Theme:For its 5th Annual Conference, Juris…
  • Jan 17

    6th Annual International Conference on Law, Regulations and Public Policy (LRPP 2017)

    6th Annual International Conference on Law, Regulations and Public Policy (LRPP 2017)
    We invite you/your research students to submit a paper to the 6th Annual International Conference on Law, Regulations and Public Policy (LRPP 2017) which will be held on 5th - 6th June 2017 in Singapore. The co-Program Chairs areDr. Suresh V…
  • Jan 17

    Job Offer: Visiting Lecturership at the University of Tuscia

    Job Offer: Visiting Lecturership at the University of Tuscia
    JOB OFFER – VISITING LECTURER During the Spring Semester of this academic year (2016-2017), the DISTU Department of the University of Tuscia, in its effort to promote the internationalisation of the legal studies, will offer a…
Rank this Week: 475

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jan 17

    So now Gopee, walk out the door

    So now Gopee, walk out the door
    There are new cases to report on – the Court of Appeal on suitability reviews and the PSED and the Upper Tribunal on leasehold works charges, fire resistant doors and disrepair – but those will have to wait for a couple of days.…
  • Jan 17

    Job Ads: S London, Norwich, and Sheffield

    Job Ads: S London, Norwich, and Sheffield
    Anthony Gold Solicitors Anthony Gold is looking for two Paralegals to join our Housing & Property Disputes team for a two-year contract. The role involves supporting the team with a varied and interesting caseload with an emphasis on the…
  • Jan 16

    What Westminster did next. Sending the homeless to Coventry

    What Westminster did next. Sending the homeless to Coventry
    As has been reported here and here, Westminster City Council have decided to adopt various new housing policies. In particular, there are new proposed policies on temporary accommodation and permanent accommodation offers for homeless…
Rank this Week: 481

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jan 17

    21st Century Fox v. Netflix . . . Will This Lawsuit Determine the Value of Employment Contracts?

    21st Century Fox v. Netflix . . . Will This Lawsuit Determine the Value of Employment Contracts?
    A heated lawsuit between 21st Century Fox and Netflix reveals a great deal about the inner workings of Hollywood while also providing useful insights for employers in California and across the country. This high-profile case is a helpful…
  • Jan 6

    How Will Proposition 64 Affect California Employers?

    How Will Proposition 64 Affect California Employers?
    With the passage of Proposition 64 in November, California became one of a handful of states to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. Many residents are thrilled with the outcome, but the new law is leaving employers wondering what…
  • Dec 21

    Happy Holiday

    Happy Holiday
    The Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde Team Wish You and Yours a Wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year
Rank this Week: 814

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/
  • Jan 17

    Road(s) Soon To Be Taken

    Road(s) Soon To Be Taken
    In about 10 days, I will be presenting as part of a panel at the Thomson Reuters 24th Annual Marketing Partner Forum. The session I will be presenting will be focused on differentiation in a highly competitive market. Aside from being a…
  • Jan 12

    Libraries, Marketing, Money, Credit, and People

    Libraries, Marketing, Money, Credit, and People
    Perhaps I'm one of the lucky few that has always had a good relationship with the Marketing Department. Although I am the incoming President of the American Association of Law Libraries, I am also a member of the Legal Marketing Association,…
  • Jan 3

    Why Sole Provider Isn't Really A Thing and I'm Not Going to Say It Any More

    Why Sole Provider Isn't Really A Thing and I'm Not Going to Say It Any More
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome back guest blogger, Marcia Burris, Research & Information Services Consultant for HBR. - GL]A lot of attention has been given lately to the trend of law firms cancelling subscriptions to expensive…
Rank this Week: 110

Strategic Legal Technology

Strategic Legal Technology

Covers the application of technology to law practice and law business. By Prism Legal Consulting.

http://prismlegal.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Legal Operations – What We Know Now

    Legal Operations – What We Know Now
    Legal business operations, especially in corporate law departments, is on the rise.  Lawyers in both law firms and law departments require an array of business and administrative support. That support makes a huge…
  • Jan 10

    Best of my 2016 Posts Now in an eBook by Legal Business World

    Best of my 2016 Posts Now in an eBook by Legal Business World
    My friends at Legal Business World, a Dutch global publisher, offered to publish an eBook of the best of my 2016 blog posts. Working with them I have assembled about 20 blog posts in three categories: Changes in Law Firm Service Delivery…
  • Jan 8

    Is 2017 the Year of Legal Data Analytics? Jackson Lewis’ New Team

    Is 2017 the Year of Legal Data Analytics? Jackson Lewis’ New Team
    In this post, I interview Jackson Lewis Principal Eric J. Felsberg about a team of statisticians and data scientists he leads. (See the firm’s 22 November 2016 press release for additional detail.) Introduction I think 2017 is more…
Rank this Week: 807

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 17

    Is Life After Divorce Always Difficult?

    Is Life After Divorce Always Difficult?
    When people go through a divorce, they often face various psychological and physiological issues, such as stress, anxiety, depression, weight loss or weight gain, stress-induced illness, and sleep difficulties. Along with losing the…
  • Jan 11

    Why People Really Get Divorced

    Why People Really Get Divorced
    If you take a moment to think about it, there are divorced people everywhere. You probably have divorced co-workers, divorced family members, divorced neighbors, and divorced friends. With roughly 50 percent of first marriages ending…
  • Jan 4

    Fundamentals of a California Divorce

    Fundamentals of a California Divorce
    If you are planning on getting a divorce in Los Angeles, California, or anywhere else in the state, it would be beneficial for you to conduct some research before you move forward. Often, it is best for spouses to speak with a divorce…
Rank this Week: 637

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 334

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Jan 17

    Anderson on Insider Trading

    Anderson on Insider Trading
    John P. Anderson has posted When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense? on SSRN with the following abstract: Corporations are subject to broad criminal liability for the insider trading of their employees. Critics…
  • Jan 4

    President-Elect Nominates Jay Clayton as SEC Chair

    President-Elect Nominates Jay Clayton as SEC Chair
    Details available here.
  • Jan 3

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: John Armour & Brian Cheffins, Stock Market Prices and the Market for Corporate Control, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 761. Rutheford B. Campbell…
Rank this Week: 98

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction
    Open and Gross Lewdness Open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior in Massachusetts is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 16. To convict someone of this crime the prosecuting attorney must prove the element of shock or alarm. This…
  • Dec 28

    Criminal Charges for Stabbing Someone in Massachusett

    Criminal Charges for Stabbing Someone in Massachusett
    Stabbing Someone in Massachusetts One of the more personal and highly violent criminal offenses in Massachusetts is stabbing another person. Stabbings are usually the result of hot emotions or fits of rage, and they can cause minor, serious,…
  • Dec 10

    Proving Intent in Larceny By False Pretenses Case

    Proving Intent in Larceny By False Pretenses Case
    Larceny by False Pretenses Larceny over $250 by false pretenses is a felony in Massachusetts under G.L. c. 266 Section 34. The law simply states that “[w]hoever, with intent to defraud and by a false pretense, induces another to part…
Rank this Week: 446

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
  • Jan 17

    “Vote” 365 Days of the Year: Talk, Talk, Talk to your Elected Representative

    “Vote” 365 Days of the Year: Talk, Talk, Talk to your Elected Representative
    We can “vote” 365 days of the year, not just on election days, at least as long as our U.S. Constitution remains intact: Every Day is “Call Government Switchboard Day” or “Talk to Your Elected Representatives…
  • Jan 17

    Protect Your Constitutional Rights: “Vote” With Your Families on January 21, 2017

    Protect Your Constitutional Rights: “Vote” With Your Families on January 21, 2017
    Oregon women and their families walk and speak out to protect all our Oregon and U.S. Constitutional rights: Womens March in Oregon
  • Jan 10

    Project on Predatory Student Lending

    Project on Predatory Student Lending
    Did you know there was a Project on Predatory Student Lending? This one is at the Harvard Law School Legal Services Center. And don’t forget about the federal Consumer Financial Protection Board (at least for the next few days) and your…
Rank this Week: 174

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    More FCC Satellite Earth Stations Up for Renewal in 2017

    More FCC Satellite Earth Stations Up for Renewal in 2017
    We take this opportunity to remind earth station licensees and registrants that the FCC’s International Bureau does not issue notifications of license expiration dates, or reminders to file renewal applications. We expect to see more…
  • Jan 13

    FCC, Straight Path Execute $100 Million Settlement of Wireless Probe

    FCC, Straight Path Execute $100 Million Settlement of Wireless Probe
    Decision has 5G implications Wow—FCC enforcement actions don’t get any juicier than this:  an anonymous whistleblower, alleged misrepresentations to the FCC, and a complex $100 million fine to Straight Path Communications,…
  • Jan 12

    FCC Fines Straight Path $100M to Settle Wireless License Probe

    FCC Fines Straight Path $100M to Settle Wireless License Probe
    Wow—FCC enforcement actions don’t get any juicier than this:  an anonymous whistleblower, alleged misrepresentations to the FCC, and a complex $100 million fine to Straight Path Communications, Inc. for apparently…
Rank this Week: 878

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/
  • Jan 17

    Baby Court: Hope for More Permanence in Young Familie

    Baby Court: Hope for More Permanence in Young Familie
    Nicholas Kristof's Blog On the Ground in the New York Times online offers Kristof's readers a public forum within which to present and discuss alternative views, innovative approachs, and forward-thinking ideas about social issues. One such…
  • Dec 16

    *HEADS UP!! REWRITE of Uniformed Svcs Former Spouses' Protection Act

    *HEADS UP!! REWRITE of Uniformed Svcs Former Spouses' Protection Act
    Mark E. Sullivan, COL, USA (Ret.), a frequent guest author on this Blog, offers lawyers and military spouses alike important information about pending legislation, not yet law, regarding division of military retirements. Military retirements…
  • Nov 3

    Divorce and Electronic Data | Be Forewarned

    Divorce and Electronic Data | Be Forewarned
    Facebook A New York Times article published on October 31, 2016, discussing access to and ownership of electronic data published today was certainly interesting. It was all the more interesting when I learned that one of my clients had had…
Rank this Week: 270

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jan 17

    The United States Supreme Court

    The United States Supreme Court
    We got a little tour of the U.S. Supreme Court building ahead of our argument in Lee v. Tam tomorrow, January 18, 2016. I was allowed to take pictures so...
  • Jan 12

    Best of 2011: The big guy

    Best of 2011: The big guy
    Originally posted 2011-12-20 08:35:56. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOriginally posted on February 8, 2011. I try these days not to blog about blogging, but this item seemed like a good...
  • Jan 12

    Fashion Law in New York City – February 10, 2017

    Fashion Law in New York City – February 10, 2017
    I’ll be participating in the 2017 Federal Bar Association Fashion Law Seminar in New York on February 10th at the New School. My panel will surely rock: Litigating a Brand: The...
Rank this Week: 137

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Jan 17

    Antitrust review revolution?

    Antitrust review revolution?
    Ok, so revolution is perhaps a bit overblown. But, we are about to undergo a significant change in antitrust enforcement in the context of merger and acquisitions - probably more significant than the change we saw after the transition from...
  • Jan 5

    Ross Johnson, RJR Nabisco, and Barbarian

    Ross Johnson, RJR Nabisco, and Barbarian
    I'd be remiss if I didn't note that F. Ross Johnson recently passed away. Johnson was the real life protagonist of Bryan Burrough and John Helyar's Barbarians at the Gate - the story of the auction of RJR Nabisco and...
  • Jul 29

    Richmond is Hiring

    Richmond is Hiring
    From the law school at the University of Richmond: The University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill two entry-level tenure-track positions for the 2017-2018 academic year, including one in corporate/transactional law. Candidates should…
Rank this Week: 112

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 17

    Bloomberg Law Training Webinar

    Bloomberg Law Training Webinar
    Bloomberg Law is a vital tool for many legal research projects, including docket research, company research, and finding good transactional sample documents. USF offers Bloomberg Law accounts to current USF Law faculty, students, and staff…
  • Dec 20

    Holiday Hours: Closed December 22 to January 2

    Holiday Hours: Closed December 22 to January 2
    As noted on our hours page, the law library closes for the holiday break on Thursday, December 22 and will remain closed through January 2, 2017. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
  • Oct 25

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law
    With Bloomberg Law’s new Litigation Analytics feature, you can gather inside information about federal judges. Find out how judges rule on motions, how long they typically take to decide cases, and how often they are overturned on appeal.…
Rank this Week: 742

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/
  • Jan 17

    New podcast: "Can the executor do that?"

    New podcast: "Can the executor do that?"
    Our second podcast is now available on our web page. It follows the same format at the first one, with our practice coordinator, Chelsea Kennedy, asking me questions. This one is called "Can the executor do that?" and covers a…
  • Jan 11

    No standing for adopted child to vary birth mother's will

    No standing for adopted child to vary birth mother's will
    There has been an interesting case recently in the BC courts regarding the rights of adopted children with respect to the estate of the birth mother. Gary Boer was the biological son of Deloreen Mikaloff. He was adopted by another family…
  • Jan 9

    Our first podcast (free to listen, of course) is now online!

    Our first podcast (free to listen, of course) is now online!
    Such exciting news! Our very first podcast is on the website and ready to go! We've created a series of podcasts on various topics relating to wills, estates, trusts, and elder law, and we'll be uploading a new one each week. The first one…
Rank this Week: 247

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Jan 17

    Incorporation, Bonds and Statutes of Limitations, Oh My!

    Incorporation, Bonds and Statutes of Limitations, Oh My!
    We all know that the contract is king in Virginia.  We also know that Virginia will allow for a so called “incorporation” clause that will allow for “flow down” of certain prime contract provisions in a way that…
  • Jan 2

    Private Project Payment Bonds and Pay if Paid in Virginia

    Private Project Payment Bonds and Pay if Paid in Virginia
    One of the many items of construction law that has always been about as clear as mud has been the interaction between a contractual pay if paid clause and payment bond claims either under the Federal Miller Act or Virginia’s…
  • Jan 1

    Pre-Construction Issues: A Review

    Pre-Construction Issues: A Review
    Originally posted 2010-04-09 09:00:30. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWhen the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) contacted me over Twitter, I was both honored and happily surprised to find out that they wanted me to…
Rank this Week: 317

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/
  • Jan 17

    South African Liberation Struggles: Toward (Revolutionary?) Democratic Self-Determination — A Bibliography

    South African Liberation Struggles: Toward (Revolutionary?) Democratic Self-Determination — A Bibliography
    My latest compilation on South African Liberation Struggles is here.The images are of two paintings by John Koenakeefe Mohl and are found here.
  • Jan 6

    Charter 77: First published on 6 January 1977

    Charter 77: First published on 6 January 1977
    Today, as the 2017 Verso Radical Diary reminds me, is the date of the signing of Charter 77. First, by way of historical backdrop and relevant causal conditions: “The sweeping political reforms introduced by [Mikhail] Gorbachev in…
  • Jan 5

    Vice President-elect Mike Pence pontificate

    Vice President-elect Mike Pence pontificate
    “The American people want us to start over,” Pence said. “Releasing the power of the free market is the pathway toward expanding access and affordability of health care across the country.”  This is one of the…
Rank this Week: 511

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Jia Jinglong: Chinese villager executed despite campaign

    Jia Jinglong: Chinese villager executed despite campaign
    Source: BBC News (15 November 2016)http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37985339The execution of a Chinese villager - despite widespread calls to commute his sentence - has drawn criticism from those who say this country's courts have one…
  • Jan 17

    UNGA 2016 Resolution – How Countries Voted

    UNGA 2016 Resolution – How Countries Voted
    Source: Anti Death Penalty Asia Network (19 December 2016)https://adpan.org/2017/01/10/unga-2016-resolution-how-countries-voted/UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY(UNGA) MORATORIUM ON THE USE OF THE DEATH PENALTY RESOLUTION..19/12/2016[117 of the…
  • Dec 20

    Duterte’s critics slam ‘barbaric’ death penalty plan to execute six criminals a day

    Duterte’s critics slam ‘barbaric’ death penalty plan to execute six criminals a day
    Source: South China Morning Post (20 December 2016)http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2056015/dutertes-critics-slam-barbaric-death-penalty-plan-executePhilippine Catholic leaders and rights groups have condemned as…
Rank this Week: 942

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Jan 17

    Rossway Swan Launches PaperStreet Website

    Rossway Swan Launches PaperStreet Website
    Rossway Swan launched a custom PaperStreet website in January 2017. The Florida-based firm provides a depth of knowledge and high quality services in various areas of law. Categories: Site Launches The post Rossway Swan Launches PaperStreet…
  • Jan 16

    Content Marketing Associate – Full-Time, Remote or In-House

    Content Marketing Associate – Full-Time, Remote or In-House
    PaperStreet is hiring for a content marketing associate to support its content and SEO team. Full time is 35-hour work week! Full Benefits. Remote. Join a growing team and create meaningful content. Categories: PaperStreet The post Content…
  • Jan 11

    WDPrx Launches PaperStreet Essentials Website

    WDPrx Launches PaperStreet Essentials Website
    WDPrx launched a PaperStreet Essentials website in January 2017. The pharmaceutical contract manufacturer creates liquid solutions, suspensions and semi-solids. Categories: Site Launches The post WDPrx Launches PaperStreet Essentials Website…
Rank this Week: 666

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    FINRA Releases 2017 Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter

    FINRA Releases 2017 Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter
    FINRA has released its Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter  for 2017. The letter provides information about areas FINRA plans to review in its 2017 exams based on observations from its regulatory programs as well as input member…
  • Jan 13

    SEC News - Fraudulent EB-5 Offerings, Hackers, and FCPA Charge

    SEC News - Fraudulent EB-5 Offerings, Hackers, and FCPA Charge
    Businessman Settles Charges of Fraudulent EB-5 OfferingA Florida-based businessman has agreed to settle charges that he misused investor funds intended to create U.S. jobs through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.SEC Charges Lawyer With…
  • Jan 4

    Jay Clayton said to be top contender for Trump’s SEC chief - MarketWatch

    Jay Clayton said to be top contender for Trump’s SEC chief - MarketWatch
    Jay Clayton said to be top contender for Trump’s SEC chief - MarketWatch:"Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton has emerged as the leading candidate to be chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission and could be announced as the nominee…
Rank this Week: 498

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?
    Many consumers who have settled insurance claims are perplexed when they hear of other claimants receiving more in settlements for property damage or pain and suffering for their injuries that they did for very similar claims. While not every…
  • Sep 29

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?
    Do attorneys have an ethical obligation to state the law accurately?  Even if there is an opposing attorney that works for the Bankruptcy Court?  Is it legal malpractice? Given the political season, you might think that it is up to…
  • Mar 23

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor
    Many of our bankruptcy clients come to us after the credit card companies file a lawsuit, or start to call them daily. Or, their car is repossessed for failure to make payment and all of a sudden they have a huge deficit bill on their hands.…
Rank this Week: 817

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Focuses on brain and spine injury awareness, education, news and information. By Timothy Titolo.

http://brainandspine.titololawoffice.com/
  • Jan 17

    Living With Brain Injury: Embracing the Future – Pacific Northwest Conference

    Living With Brain Injury: Embracing the Future – Pacific Northwest Conference
      34th Annual Brain Injury Conference   Living With Brain Injury: Embracing the Future   15th Annual Pacific Northwest Brain Injury Conference         Join Us March 9-11!   Come join us for the 15th…
  • Jan 10

    Obamacare versus Tort Reform

    Obamacare versus Tort Reform
    I found this blog post by  Ray Mullman  and include it here as a topic of current relevance given the political climate of our country in 2017. Replace Obamacare with Tort Reform? By Ray Mullman on January 10, 2017 Posted in…
  • Dec 25

    Merry Christma

    Merry Christma
    Please receive joy and happiness this Christmas Day 2016. I am blessed this year and hope you are too. Through the years challenges, battles, victories, losses, and relationship development, we all persevere.  On this day may your…
Rank this Week: 665

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jan 17

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers January/February 2017

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers January/February 2017
    The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published.In this issueIntellectual property – Shireen Smith of Azrights explains why IP is relevant to every business and how to protect itLaw publishers – Nick…
  • Jan 15

    News Essentials: 16th January 2017

    News Essentials: 16th January 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSThree-quarters of social workers oppose ‘power to innovate’ provisionsLAs should not be permitted to opt out of statutory duties to children and…
  • Jan 12

    Old and...

    Old and...
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were mainly about the past and the future. They included:Response and responsibility - Newly qualified lawyers must be nurtured.Dowry: the problem that…
Rank this Week: 268

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 241

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Covers European copyright law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwercopyrightblog.com/
Rank this Week: 831

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Jan 17

    GIS Analysis as a Research Communication Tool

    GIS Analysis as a Research Communication Tool
    The power of geospatial analysis lies in the new ways it provides to look at datasets and the relations among them. It allows you to explore more nuanced questions and discover correlations previously hidden. Used properly, geographic…
  • Jan 4

    NYC to Collect GPS Data on Car Service Passengers—Good Intentions Gone Awry or Something Else?

    NYC to Collect GPS Data on Car Service Passengers—Good Intentions Gone Awry or Something Else?
    During the holiday season, New York City through its Taxi & Limousine Commission (the “TLC”) proposed a new rule expanding data reporting obligations for car service platform companies including Uber and Lyft. If the rule…
  • Dec 14

    Disrupting The Business Model of the Fake News Industry

    Disrupting The Business Model of the Fake News Industry
    By Katherine Haenschen & Paul Ellenbogen  In the aftermath of the 2016 election, researchers and media professionals alike seized on the vast proliferation of so-called “Fake News” on Facebook as a cause for concern. An…
Rank this Week: 188

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jan 16

    Payback is a mutha – Washington Bar hikes dues 141%.

    Payback is a mutha – Washington Bar hikes dues 141%.
    In 2012, a member referendum cut Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) dues from $450 to $325. Members were thrilled. Lawyers elsewhere were envious. From WSBA leaders, teeth-gnashing and underwear-twisting ensued. But truth be told, the…
  • Jan 10

    Court petition filed to split up Arizona Bar’s regulatory functions from its trade association activities.

    Court petition filed to split up Arizona Bar’s regulatory functions from its trade association activities.
    A petition was filed today asking the Arizona Supreme Court to amend Rule 32(c) and (d) so as to split the functions of the State Bar of Arizona into two distinct subsets, a mandatory membership organization (“Mandatory Bar”) and…
  • Jan 6

    Brokenness and broken justice.

    Brokenness and broken justice.
    Over the holidays, I finished reading lawyer and social activist Bryan Stevenson’s extraordinary memoir, Just Mercy. Not only does Stevenson humanize the incarcerated by telling their stories but he goes marrow deep in describing…
Rank this Week: 611