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Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Jul 25

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    We here at Abnormal Use are somewhat embarrassed to admit that we were once fans of the television show, “Alf.” But, hey, we all have some mortifying secret from the 1980′s, right? Accordingly, we direct you to the above…
  • Jul 24

    Chicago Cubs File Suit to Stop Rogue Cub

    Chicago Cubs File Suit to Stop Rogue Cub
    Reportedly, the Chicago Cubs have filed suit against five individuals responsible for the “billy cub” mascot, which has interacted with fans around Wrigley field for the past seven years in exchange for tips.  Billy Club has…
  • Jul 23

    Wedding Disasters: Funny Stories Or Lawsuit Worthy?

    Wedding Disasters: Funny Stories Or Lawsuit Worthy?
    Weddings are a big deal. Couples  spend thousands of dollars to make sure every tiny detail is perfect. Unfortunately, however, there is no guarantee the ceremony will go off without a hitch. Even when spending a small fortune, a wedding…
Rank this Week: 738

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jul 25

    19th Century Contract Formalism From a Unanimous 21st Century Supreme Court

    19th Century Contract Formalism From a Unanimous 21st Century Supreme Court
    by Michael DorfNext week, I'll once again be speaking at the annual Practicing Law Institute Supreme Court Review session (in-person in NYC, group-cast in Atlanta and Cleveland, and also available via webcast). I'll be participating in…
  • Jul 24

    Veganism, Year Six: The Familiar and the Unfamiliar

    Veganism, Year Six: The Familiar and the Unfamiliar
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananOn July 24, 2008, I posted "Meat, Dairy, Psychology, Law, Economics," here on Dorf on Law, in which I described how I had decided to become an ethical vegan, after several years of having been a vegetarian. …
  • Jul 23

    Hobby Lobby Post-Mortem Part 10: When Is There Complicity?

    Hobby Lobby Post-Mortem Part 10: When Is There Complicity?
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss and analyze an underdeveloped dimension of the Supreme Court's ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.  The Court held in Hobby Lobby that the Religious Freedom Restoration…
Rank this Week: 225

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jul 25

    Truck Driver Left Vehicle and Loses Protection Under UM Coverage

    Truck Driver Left Vehicle and Loses Protection Under UM Coverage
     An over-the-road truck driver parked his truck on the shoulder of a road, got out, walked across a five-lane highway to a convenience store, purchased a soft drink and chewing tobacco, walked back across the highway towards his truck,…
  • Jul 23

    Tennessee Insurance Coverage Decision

    Tennessee Insurance Coverage Decision
     In Cleveland Custom Stone v. Acuity Mutual Insurance Company, No. E2013-02132-COA-R3-CV (June 10, 2014), the Tennessee Court of Appeals considered a myriad of issues in a case concerning an insurance company’s failure to pay…
  • Jul 21

    Fraudulent Concealment Exception to Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations and Statute of Repose in Tennessee

    Fraudulent Concealment Exception to Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations and Statute of Repose in Tennessee
     In Robinson v. Baptist Memorial Hospital, No. W2013-01198-COA-R3-CV (July 11, 2014), the court addressed the fraudulent concealment exception to the statute of limitations and statute of repose for medical negligence actions in…
Rank this Week: 287

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Jul 25

    Sample Reps & Warranties: Conflict Mineral

    Sample Reps & Warranties: Conflict Mineral
    Recently, we got the question from a member who was marking up a definitive agreement for the purchase of target company – a manufacturer of metal products – whom they believed to be utilizing conflict minerals. The member asked…
  • Jul 24

    Examples of Social Media in M&A Transaction

    Examples of Social Media in M&A Transaction
    In his blog, Stinson Leonard Street’s Steve Quinlivan provides examples from 4 recent deals that used social media…
  • Jul 23

    Exclusive Forum Bylaws: California State Court Follows Delaware

    Exclusive Forum Bylaws: California State Court Follows Delaware
    Here’s news excerpted from this Ropes & Gray newsletter: State and federal courts in California have gone different directions on whether to follow Delaware’s lead in enforcing forum selection provisions in bylaws. In 2011,…
Rank this Week: 579

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Jul 25

    Famous Paintings You Can't Get on Loan

    Famous Paintings You Can't Get on Loan
    The Guardian has a fascinating article about the few artistic masterpieces that are considered either too fragile or too precious to loan to other museums: Girl with a Pearl Earring thus joins the select band of art treasures that never...
  • Jul 25

    Mumme on Labor as a Commodity

    Mumme on Labor as a Commodity
    Claire Mumme (Windsor) has posted Property in Labour and the Limits of Contract (Book Chapter) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: As has long been recognized, the contract of employment depends on the commodification of labour power.…
  • Jul 24

    How Much is a Sand Dune Easement Worth?

    How Much is a Sand Dune Easement Worth?
    The property owners thought a few hundred thousand dollars. A jury awarded them $300: A jury has awarded a Harvey Cedars couple just $300 as compensation for the borough's taking of land needed to build a sand dune and berm...
Rank this Week: 90

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jul 25

    Sex stereotyping, sexual orientation discrimination, and federal law – crazy-mixed-up right now

    Sex stereotyping, sexual orientation discrimination, and federal law – crazy-mixed-up right now
    The Employment Non-Discrimination Act is dead again. Is there any federal law on same-sex harassment or discrimination? If so, what is it? Here are some scenarios that may be helpful in picking through this crazy extremely complex and rapidly…
  • Jul 23

    Obama’s LGBT Executive Order raises more questions than it answer

    Obama’s LGBT Executive Order raises more questions than it answer
    ROBIN’S NOTE: Thanks very much to Cara Crotty, head of our Affirmative Action practice group, who allowed me to share her insights about the President’s Executive Order here on the blog. This will also be going out today via email…
  • Jul 21

    Obama signs LGBT discrimination, affirmative action order

    Obama signs LGBT discrimination, affirmative action order
    This morning President Obama signed an Executive Order amending the 1965 Executive Order 11246. President Obama’s EO prohibits discrimination and requires affirmative action by federal contractors based on sexual orientation…
Rank this Week: 408

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Jul 25

    The Tragedy of Suicide & The Enigma of Blame (And Liability)

    The Tragedy of Suicide & The Enigma of Blame (And Liability)
    In Ancient Rome and other cultures, suicide was regarded as a rational choice in the face of dishonor. Only three candidates were barred from exercising this choice in Ancient Rome: those accused of capital crimes, soldiers, and…
  • Jul 24

    Target v. LCH Pavement Consultants, et al. Trial: Where the Rubber Hits The Road…

    Target v. LCH Pavement Consultants, et al. Trial: Where the Rubber Hits The Road…
    Update (July 24, 2014): Target’s voyage to recoup money in connection with its nation-wide parking lot maintenance arrangement has been a two-year bumpy ride, as set out in the string of earlier posts below. Target brought the…
  • Jul 23

    On the Risk and the Lack of Risk When Lawyers Sue Lawyer

    On the Risk and the Lack of Risk When Lawyers Sue Lawyer
    Suing lawyers for professional malpractice is a double-edged sword. It cuts both ways. I know. I do it. On the one hand, lawyers who sue lawyers probably face less malpractice risk in those cases than almost any other…
Rank this Week: 555

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 210

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jul 25

    Recognition Without Consent

    Recognition Without Consent
    Erez Aloni, Deprivative Recognition, 61 UCLA L. Rev. 1276 (2014).Carlos BallRelationship recognition has been at the center of reform efforts in family law for the last two decades. Scholars and advocates alike have focused intently on…
  • Jul 23

    Getting Specific About the Financial Security Aspects of Health Insurance

    Getting Specific About the Financial Security Aspects of Health Insurance
    Allison K. Hoffman, Health Care Spending and Financial Security After the Affordable Care Act, N.C.L. Rev. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Amy MonahanToo often, discussions about health insurance coverage are one-dimensional, and focus…
  • Jul 22

    Empiricism and Equality: Studying Fathers’ Right

    Empiricism and Equality: Studying Fathers’ Right
    Kelly A. Behre, Digging Beneath the Equality Language: The Influence of the Fathers’ Rights Movement on Intimate Partner Violence Public Policy Debates and Family Law Reform, 21 Wm. & Mary J.  Women &…
Rank this Week: 265

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jul 25

    The App I Used to Break Into My Neighbor’s Home

    The App I Used to Break Into My Neighbor’s Home
    Leave your ring of cut-brass secrets unattended on your desk at work, at a bar table while you buy another round, or in a hotel room, and any stranger---or friend---can upload your keys to their online collection.
  • Jul 24

    How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon’s Cloud

    How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon’s Cloud
    Hackers have long used malware to enslave armies of unwitting PCs, but security researchers Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar had a different thought: Why steal computing resources from innocent victims when there’s so much free processing…
  • Jul 23

    How Thieves Can Hack and Disable Your Home Alarm System

    How Thieves Can Hack and Disable Your Home Alarm System
    When it comes to the security of the Internet of Things, a lot of the attention has focused on the dangers of the connected toaster, fridge and thermostat. But a more insidious security threat lies with devices that aren’t even on the…
Rank this Week: 46

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jul 25

    Creating a successful SharePoint intranet

    Creating a successful SharePoint intranet
    Have you just decided that SharePoint is going to be your next intranet, but you're unsure where to start on the implementation process? Fear not as help is on hand in the shape of this excellent presentation from James Robertson.In the…
  • Jul 23

    Are you a digital bridge builder?

    Are you a digital bridge builder?
    I enjoy reading posts by Gerry McGovern and his latest post called "From Intranet to Net-Work: the rise of the digital bridge builder" is an interesting look at the changing role of in intranet managers and those involved in the…
  • Jun 23

    What is a social intranet and how can it help your business?

    What is a social intranet and how can it help your business?
    Looking for a good introduction to what a social intranet is and how it can help your employees/business? Then the short video below, which was published to the IT Portal website is a good starting point.The video "stars" Lori Williams…
Rank this Week: 541

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jul 25

    Something for everyone

    Something for everyone
    My efforts this week on Marilyn Stowe's Family Law & Divorce Blog include:Important cases: Edgar v Edgar - A look at the case that gave its name to the 'Edgar agreement'.  Child support variations - The current rules explained,…
  • Jul 22

    Re B: Children giving evidence

    Re B: Children giving evidence
    A summary of Re B (Child Evidence) [2014] EWCA Civ 1015.Re B concerned a father's application for contact with his 5 year old son. The mother alleged that the father had been violent towards her during their relationship. Her allegations were…
  • Jul 22

    Not QUITE got the idea...

    Not QUITE got the idea...
    Research indicates that legal aid contributes to significant public savings - Family Law, 22nd July 2014
Rank this Week: 255

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Jul 25

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    I have written before about a cool underground auto parking garage. Now here’s the same idea from Japan, but this time it’s automated parking for bicycles.
  • Jul 24

    Trampolines Are Too Dangerous, Say Pediatrician

    Trampolines Are Too Dangerous, Say Pediatrician
    I’ve always liked trampolines. I had a lot of fun with them when I was a teenager. I even took a college PE class that was just trampoline-jumping. What a strange class, right? The teacher was a former Baylor cheerleader (male, darn…
  • Jul 23

    After the Fact: How to Respond when Someone Sues You Long After Your Involvement in a Car Accident

    After the Fact: How to Respond when Someone Sues You Long After Your Involvement in a Car Accident
      Photo credit: bills.com. It’s every driver’s worst nightmare: months or even years after a car accident, you receive a letter in the mail informing you that you are being sued for damages or injuries. Don’t panic; as…
Rank this Week: 881

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 177

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Jul 25

    “Growing Trend” That Bit Torrent Doe Defendants Need Not be Time-Related

    “Growing Trend” That Bit Torrent Doe Defendants Need Not be Time-Related
    TCYK, LLC, v. Does 1-44, No. 13 C 3825, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 20, 2014) (Dow J.). Judge Dow denied various Doe defendants’ motions to grant subpoenas to their respective ISPs in this BitTorrent copyright case involving the movie…
  • Jul 22

    Modifying the Innovation Act to Selectively Target the Patent Troll Problem

    Modifying the Innovation Act to Selectively Target the Patent Troll Problem
    The following is a blog post by Varun Shah, Aruba Network’s Director, Intellectual Property — full disclosure, I previously represented Aruba.  Shah has an interesting alternative patent reform proposal that seeks to target…
  • Jul 21

    Patent Claims Dismissed for Lack of Ownership

    Patent Claims Dismissed for Lack of Ownership
    Rehco, LLC v. Spin Master, Ltd., No. 13 C 2245, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 17, 2014) (Leinenweber, J.). Judge Leinenweber granted defendant Spin Master’s motion to dismiss plaintiff Rehco’s patent infringement claim related to a toy…
Rank this Week: 102

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jul 25

    Upcoming LEC Workshops for Law Professor

    Upcoming LEC Workshops for Law Professor
    I posted last February about my experience at the George Mason Law & Economic Center Workshop on Risk, Injury, Liability & Insurance. In a word: fantastic. If any of the upcoming LEC Workshop topics strike your fancy, my advice is...
  • Jul 24

    Erica Goldberg on Emotional Dutie

    Erica Goldberg on Emotional Dutie
    Erica Goldberg (Climenko Fellow - HLS) has posted "Emotional Duties" to SSRN. The abstract provides: The distinction between physical and emotional harm is fundamental. Legal disciplines from torts to constitutional law rely on the…
  • Jul 23

    Drunk Man May Sue Friends For Fall From Cliff

    Drunk Man May Sue Friends For Fall From Cliff
    Here's a good one for your class on negligence: A California appellate court has held that a man who fell off a cliff while drunk can sue the friends who brought him to the cliff to watch the sunrise after...
Rank this Week: 117

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 391

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jul 25

    Trending: Client Service

    Trending: Client Service
    What’s the biggest predictor of a law firm’s success? Hint: It’s not the firm’s bottom line. The No. 1 thing impacting a firm’s long-term viability is client satisfaction. Several articles over the past month…
  • Jul 24

    New Balance: Finding the Dividing Line Between Life and Work

    New Balance: Finding the Dividing Line Between Life and Work
    Sometime before the Great Recession (Depression?), there existed a quaint notion that people could stop working — at least some of the time. Over the course of recent years, however, the line of argumentation has advanced, with…
  • Jul 23

    Pen on Paper Works! The Bullet Journal

    Pen on Paper Works! The Bullet Journal
    If you’ve never sat bolt upright in bed at 3:17 a.m. convinced that you’ve missed a critical deadline, congratulations. You should bottle your secret and sell it to the rest of us — along with every other productivity guru…
Rank this Week: 389

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Work restrictions and your unemployment benefits claim—are you still eligible?

    Work restrictions and your unemployment benefits claim—are you still eligible?
    We’ve discussed the intersection of workers’ compensation claims and unemployment benefits claims before.  But what if you’ve got permanent work restrictions due to your work-related injury, and your employer just…
  • Jul 24

    Atlanta Blood Testing Lab Admits to Faking Test Result

    Atlanta Blood Testing Lab Admits to Faking Test Result
    It has been reported by the Washington Post that  the 39-year old owner of a laboratory near Atlanta, pled guilty on July 22 to health care fraud charges.  From September 2012 through February 2014, someone at the lab, allegedly…
  • Jul 23

    Unemployment benefits and your obligation to accept suitable work

    Unemployment benefits and your obligation to accept suitable work
    If you’ve received Iowa unemployment insurance benefits, then you should know that if you’re lazy, they’ll be taken away.  You’ve got to continue to fulfill certain work search requirements.  You’ve got…
Rank this Week: 931

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jul 25

    The Lawyer Whose Eagle Eye Led to This Week’s Health Law Ruling

    The Lawyer Whose Eagle Eye Led to This Week’s Health Law Ruling
    Months after the Affordable Care Act became law, employment benefits lawyer Thomas Christina paced in his Greenville, S.C., office with its oil portrait of a greenhouse. He was reading the statute to learn its impact on clients. By his…
  • Jul 24

    Insider tips to legal department transformation

    Insider tips to legal department transformation
    For today’s general counsel to have the impact that large businesses have come to expect, they must transform not only their way of thinking, but the very operation of their departments. The post Insider tips to legal department…
  • Jul 23

    Confirmed: In-House Lawyers as Good as Name-Brand Product

    Confirmed: In-House Lawyers as Good as Name-Brand Product
    In 2012, a plaintiff who challenged State Farm’s practice of using in-house attorneys to defend its auto insureds against third-party claims asserted that in-house lawyers constitute "a different … product" from the type of…
Rank this Week: 256

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jul 25

    A fall on the ice, out of season but actionable.

    A fall on the ice, out of season but actionable.
    Practice point:  Defendant failed to establish that it lacked constructive notice of a large layer of ice which allegedly caused the plaintiff to slip and fall in the defendant's parking lot.  At a hearing held pursuant to…
  • Jul 24

    The City's Human Rights Law and an allegation of discrimination based on disability.

    The City's Human Rights Law and an allegation of discrimination based on disability.
    Practice point:  Here, the defendant met its burden of demonstrating entitlement to judgment as a matter of law by offering evidence that the plaintiff, at the time of his discharge, was not suffering from a disability that would…
  • Jul 23

    Defamation and the single publication rule.

    Defamation and the single publication rule.
    Practice point:  Under the rule, the publication of a defamatory statement in a single issue of a newspaper or magazine, although widely circulated and distributed, constitutes one publication, which gives rise to one cause of action,…
Rank this Week: 346

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – July 25, 2014

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – July 25, 2014
    Photo credit: Purvis It’s been a challenging week for the world and an appropriate time for reflection. Have a listen to Van Morrison‘s Enlightenment while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week: Lucy…
  • Jul 18

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – July 18, 2014

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – July 18, 2014
    This week featured Malala Day and Bastille Day. And today is Nelson Mandela Day (“take responsibility for making the world a better place, one small step at a time”)! Have a listen to Beyonce’s Run the World…
  • Jul 16

    Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

    Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio
      Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio is celebrating its 200th show this Friday.  I hope you’ll join Tony for Nonprofit Radio’s 200th show at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET on Talking Alternative or later on iTunes.…
Rank this Week: 402

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Jul 25

    Late actor’s whiskey brand the subject of litigation

    Late actor’s whiskey brand the subject of litigation
    John Wayne was known by many of his fans as “the Duke”.  Now, thirty-five years after the late actor’s death, his estate is involved in litigation with respect to the use of Wayne’s iconic nickname and image. The…
  • Jul 24

    Choosing the Wrong Attorney for Property

    Choosing the Wrong Attorney for Property
    Several recent matters before British courts highlight the damage that can be done when one appoints the wrong person as a continuing attorney for property. One article tells the story of a World War II veteran and successful entrepreneur who…
  • Jul 23

    Parents are not having Financial Planning Discussions with their Children Early Enough

    Parents are not having Financial Planning Discussions with their Children Early Enough
    A recent study from an American investment firm notes some surprising revelations about the conversations parents are having with their adult children about financial planning. Approximately 40% of parents have not discussed issues such as…
Rank this Week: 88

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jul 24

    A Modest Proposal on Abortion Reform in Ireland

    A Modest Proposal on Abortion Reform in Ireland
    Yesterday the UN Human Rights Committee released its Concluding Observations on Ireland’s compliance with the ICCPR, following hearings in Geneva on which Máiréad Enright blogged here and here. Those Concluding…
  • Jul 23

    The UK report on socio-economic rights: guilty by omission?

    The UK report on socio-economic rights: guilty by omission?
    We are delighted to welcome back Ben Warwick with a guest post on the recent  UK report on socio-economic rights sent to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Ben is a Graduate Teaching…
  • Jul 16

    A Mother and Baby Homes Commission: Lessons from the Murphy Report at the UNHRC.

    A Mother and Baby Homes Commission: Lessons from the Murphy Report at the UNHRC.
    Tuesday was the second, and most eventful, day of the Irish state’s examination before the ICCPR . I have made a Storify of my tweets and some others from Geneva, which is embedded at the bottom of this post, and includes…
Rank this Week: 236

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 585

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 263

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Jul 24

    In the new

    In the new
    Apple recently announced a new partnership with IBM. IBM, which knows a lot more about the enterprise them Apple, will develop over 100 industry-specific applications for the iPhone and iPad, and IBM's more than 100,000 consultants and…
  • Jul 22

    Apple 2014 fiscal third quarter -- the iPhone and iPad angle

    Apple 2014 fiscal third quarter -- the iPhone and iPad angle
    Yesterday, Apple released the results for its 2014 fiscal third quarter (which ran from March 30, 2014 to June 28, 2014) and held a call with analysts to discuss the results. This is typically not a big fiscal quarter for...
  • Jul 15

    TranscriptPad on sale; update coming soon

    TranscriptPad on sale; update coming soon
    If part of your job as an attorney is to review depositions, TranscriptPad is one of the best apps you can have on your iPad. It makes it easy to read depositions and, while you do so, identify the important...
Rank this Week: 502

MARPA Blog

MARPA Blog

Provides news and commentary on the regulations, laws, policies and trends affecting the aircraft parts manufacturing community. From the Modification and Replacement Parts Association.

http://pmaparts.wordpress.com
  • Jul 24

    Ensure Your Manufacturing Designees Get Their New Designee Number

    Ensure Your Manufacturing Designees Get Their New Designee Number
    Do you have manufacturing designees in your facility? If so then they should be going through the process of obtaining new designee numbers. Continue reading →
  • Jul 23

    JCAB to Speak at the 2014 MARPA Conference

    JCAB to Speak at the 2014 MARPA Conference
    We are just over two months away from the 2014 MARPA Conference! MARPA is thrilled to see that PMA manufacturers, air carriers, and regulators from all over the world are joining us this year in Las Vegas.  Part of what makes the annual…
  • Jul 11

    MARPA Files Comments on FAA Geometry AC

    MARPA Files Comments on FAA Geometry AC
    MARPA recently filed comments on the FAA Engine and Propeller Directorate’s draft Advisory Circular 33-Geometry, discussing geometry and dimensional considerations for comparative test and analysis for turbine engine and APU replacement…
Rank this Week: 971

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Jul 24

    eDiscovery Market Predicted to Reach $15.65 Billion by 2020 - eDiscovery Trend

    eDiscovery Market Predicted to Reach $15.65 Billion by 2020 - eDiscovery Trend
    Is the eDiscovery industry still growing? According to one research firm, the answer is a resounding yes.       Related StorieseDiscovery History: Welcome to Throw-back Thursdays!Court Denies Sanctions for…
  • Jul 23

    eDiscovery Throwback Thursdays - Circa 1978, We Lived in a World of Paper

    eDiscovery Throwback Thursdays - Circa 1978, We Lived in a World of Paper
    Back before desktops, laptops and tablets, the business world meant paper. Lots of paper. And that meant that litigation preparation activities revolved around paper. Here's how the phases of discovery were handled, prior to the early…
  • Jul 22

    Transparency Reports for Other Companies - Social Tech eDiscovery

    Transparency Reports for Other Companies - Social Tech eDiscovery
    Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve taken a fresh look at Twitter’s Law Enforcement Policies and their latest Transparency Report to show government requests for data, looked at (for the first time) LinkedIn’s Privacy and…
Rank this Week: 993

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jul 24

    Police Wait Patiently for Man in Pond to Surrender

    Police Wait Patiently for Man in Pond to Surrender
    Well, this is probably about as relaxed as a standoff can get and still be called a "standoff": As you may recall, earlier this month another miscreant's path to jail led through a pond, although in that case the…
  • Jul 24

    Hey, I'm Appearing on FOX Tonight

    Hey, I'm Appearing on FOX Tonight
    I will appear for a few minutes tonight (Thursday) on the John Stossel show to talk about some ridiculous laws. The show was taped last week and is on tonight at 9 pm Eastern (and various other times depending…
  • Jul 23

    U.S. Patent App. No. 20140159444: Airline Passenger Torture Device

    U.S. Patent App. No. 20140159444: Airline Passenger Torture Device
    The application calls it "Seating Device Comprising a Forward-Foldable Backrest," but I like my name better. The inventor describes the alleged motivation thusly (my annotations below): [T]o increase the number of cabin seats [and thus…
Rank this Week: 121

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    L'invention de la semaine

    L'invention de la semaine
    L'invention de la semaine est un détecteur de radiation. L'inventeur propose deux types d'applications fort différentes : - distinguer le chat roux de la maison du chat noir du voisin, de sorte à ne laisser entrer que le…
  • Jul 22

    T602/10 : moins la méthode est ordinaire, plus elle doit être décrite.

    T602/10 : moins la méthode est ordinaire, plus elle doit être décrite.
    Le brevet revendiquait des particules définies notamment par une rugosité de surface inférieure à 1,1, ce chiffre correspondant à la dimension fractale décrite dans le brevet (voir passage…
  • Jul 20

    J15/13 : pas de reprise de la procédure

    J15/13 : pas de reprise de la procédure
    Peu après la réponse de la demanderesse à la notification selon la R.71(3) CBE, un tiers a requis la suspension de la procédure au motif qu'il venait d'introduire au Danemark une action en revendication de la…
Rank this Week: 635

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
Rank this Week: 530

Ponzitracker

Ponzitracker

Covers Ponzi schemes. By Jordan Maglich.

http://www.ponzitracker.com/
  • Jul 24

    Second Florida Cop Sentenced For Rothstein Tie

    Second Florida Cop Sentenced For Rothstein Tie
    A former Broward County detective was sentenced to serve a year and a day in federal prison for his role in carrying out a wrongful arrest of a south Florida woman at the direction of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.  Jeff Poole,…
  • Jul 23

    TelexFree Founders Indicted On Fraud Charge

    TelexFree Founders Indicted On Fraud Charge
    A Massachusetts grand jury indicted TelexFree co-founders James Merrill and Carlos Wanzeler on multiple fraud charges in what authorities have alleged was a massive Pyramid/Ponzi scheme that may have defrauded victims out of hundreds of…
  • Jul 21

    Florida Cop Gets 5-Year Sentence For Rothstein Ties, Including Illegal Arrest

    Florida Cop Gets 5-Year Sentence For Rothstein Ties, Including Illegal Arrest
    "Mr. Benjamin, while wearing the cloak of BSO authority, engineered the arrest and incarceration of an innocent citizen.  This was done purely for financial gain. This conduct is deplorable — it is unconscionable." - U.S. District…
Rank this Week: 710

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    BRIAN MCDONALD RETIRES

    BRIAN MCDONALD RETIRES
    In the arena of criminal law in Miami, Assistant Public Defender Brian McDonald has seen it all and done it all and given all to his clients.  He was here during the McDuffie and Lozano riots, and the crack scourge and the cocaine…
  • Jul 23

    BREAKDOWN!

    BREAKDOWN!
    (In a resigned voice as if he says this 100's of times a day):"Hi. Welcome to the department of corrections. Please sign in and take a seat. We will be with your shortly.""Yes, but you see I have to be back at work by 1:30 pm. Lots of people…
  • Jul 21

    JUSTICE OR VENGEANCE ?

    JUSTICE OR VENGEANCE ?
    There was a time, before legislators reacted to Hollywood movies and began enacting sentencing guidelines and minimum mandatory laws, when Judges could be Judges instead of calculators. There was a time when Judges like Ed Cowart, Tom…
Rank this Week: 190

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers various accident and injury accident topics. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.seattlecaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Man injured in road rage incident

    Man injured in road rage incident
    The Associated Press published a story of a Florida man who suffered a broken hand and foot when he was struck by his own truck in what might have been just deserts after it appears that the man was involved in an act of road rage. Joseph…
  • Jul 22

    Preventing accidental hot car death

    Preventing accidental hot car death
    So far this year, there have been 17 children who have died after being left in a hot car. The problem has awareness ever since the death of 22-month-old Cooper Harris and his father's subsequent arrest. According to KidsandCars.org, 670…
  • Jul 15

    Traffic nightmare coming our way: prepare for Westbound I-90 lane closure

    Traffic nightmare coming our way: prepare for Westbound I-90 lane closure
    Traffic is going to be horrendous between Bellevue and Seattle from July 18th to July 25th due to Interstate 90 lane closures between Bellevue and Mercer Island. Adjust your travel schedule or you could be facing huge backups. According to…
Rank this Week: 467

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Oversized Truck Caused Washington State Bridge Collapse: NTSB

    Oversized Truck Caused Washington State Bridge Collapse: NTSB
    An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found that last year’s collapse of an Interstate 5 bridge in Washington state was caused by an oversized truck that struck components of the bridge while it was…
  • Jul 15

    Carmax Under Fire for Selling Recalled Cars Without Fixe

    Carmax Under Fire for Selling Recalled Cars Without Fixe
    The country’s largest used-car dealer is facing strong criticism for its practice of selling recalled cars without fixing them, and then claiming in its advertising, that it conducts inspections of its cars before selling them. CarMax…
  • Jul 14

    DUI Suspect Found with Scooter Lodged in Pickup Truck

    DUI Suspect Found with Scooter Lodged in Pickup Truck
    A truck involved in a fatal DUI collision in Palm Springs was recovered on Indian Canyon Drive with a motor scooter lodged in the truck’s front end. Fifty-five-year-old David Buckley Doyle of Palm Springs is suspected of driving his…
Rank this Week: 258

Privacy Law Blog

Privacy Law Blog

Covers data privacy, identity theft, invasion of privacy, and national security legal issues. By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://privacylaw.proskauer.com/
  • Jul 24

    e-IDs: the Future of Secure Digital Identification?

    e-IDs: the Future of Secure Digital Identification?
    Courtney BowmanOver the past decade, the EU has made significant technological and legal strides toward the widespread adoption of electronic identification cards.  An electronic ID card, or e-ID, serves as a form of secure…
  • Jul 9

    One year of Data Protection Enforcement in France: what the CNIL’s Activity Report 2013 Reveals and what to expect in 2014

    One year of Data Protection Enforcement in France: what the CNIL’s Activity Report 2013 Reveals and what to expect in 2014
    Marianne Le MoullecAccording to the French Data Protection Authority’s (“CNIL”) recently issued activity report for 2013 (http://www.cnil.fr/fileadmin/documents/La_CNIL/publications/CNIL_34e_Rapport_annuel_2013.pdf ), the…
  • Jul 1

    France Facilitates Implementation of Whistleblowing System

    France Facilitates Implementation of Whistleblowing System
    Cecile MartinIn France, before implementing a whistleblowing process, a company must inform and consult with its employees’ representatives, inform its employees and notify the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL). There are two…
Rank this Week: 978

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jul 24

    USF's HeinOnline Now Includes Fastcase Caselaw Feature

    USF's HeinOnline Now Includes Fastcase Caselaw Feature
    USF's new Fastcase Premium subscription has let us integrate Fastcase caselaw features into HeinOnline. Some of the noteworthy features of this integration are: You can search caselaw from within HeinOnline via the new "Fastcase"…
  • Jul 10

    Words & Phrases Now Available on WestlawNext

    Words & Phrases Now Available on WestlawNext
    We're pleased to see the return of Words & Phrases on WestlawNext. Words & Phrases is a West-published resource that allows researchers to locate judicial definitions of a particular phrase or word. For example, let's say you need to…
  • Jul 2

    Westlaw Classic is Gone

    Westlaw Classic is Gone
    Westlaw Classic, the "old" Westlaw interface, is no longer available on our campus. If you need help using WestlawNext, please ask a librarian!
Rank this Week: 705

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

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

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Jul 24

    Mugabe’s Scottish Castle in the Sky

    Mugabe’s Scottish Castle in the Sky
    The Herald, a Mugabe mouthpiece owned by the Zimbabwean government, recently criticized former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in two articles for reported comments the UK made to justify the imposition of sanctions against Zimbabwe. …
  • Jul 23

    Be Careful What You Like on Facebook

    Be Careful What You Like on Facebook
    ABOVE: Viacheslav Zhukov A Savannah resident, Viacheslav Zhukov, has been charged in a superseding indictment with export violations and false statements in connection with rifle scopes that he mailed from Savannah, Georgia, to Russia without…
  • Jul 22

    Comment Notification

    Comment Notification
    For some reason, there was a period of about a week during which I was not getting notifications of comments pending approval, so there were a number that I just discovered and approved. I am trying to figure out why that happened and fix it.…
Rank this Week: 395

Federalist Society Multimedia…

Federalist Society Multimedia Archive

Audio of recent events, speeches and conferences of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.

http://www.fed-soc.org/publications/page/multimedia-from-past-federalist-society-events-2014
  • Jul 24

    2014 Annual Supreme Court Round Up 7-18-2014

    2014 Annual Supreme Court Round Up 7-18-2014
    Washington, DC Lawyers Chapter On July 18, 2014, Thomas Hungar of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Noel Francisco of Jones Day delivered the Annual Supreme Court Round Up at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington,…
  • Jun 11

    Commissioner Barkow Keynote Remarks 5-13-2014

    Commissioner Barkow Keynote Remarks 5-13-2014
    Criminal Law and the Administrative State: Defining and Enforcing Regulatory Crimes | The Administrative Conference, together with The Federalist Society, the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice and Administrative Law and Regulatory…
  • Jun 11

    Commissioner Barkow Keynote Remarks 5-13-2014

    Commissioner Barkow Keynote Remarks 5-13-2014
    Criminal Law and the Administrative State: Defining and Enforcing Regulatory Crimes | The Administrative Conference, together with The Federalist Society, the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice and Administrative Law and Regulatory…
Rank this Week: 184

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/
  • Jul 24

    Raymond James Lawsuit Against Former Employee

    Raymond James Lawsuit Against Former Employee
    According to FA Magazine, Raymond James Financial Services (RJFS) has filed a lawsuit against former broker, Jo Ellen Fisher, for allegedly diverting nearly $1.5 million away from an elderly client’s brokerage account. RJFS accused…
  • Jul 23

    Broker Runs $6 million Hedge Fund

    Broker Runs $6 million Hedge Fund
    Have you suffered investment losses as a result of your dealings with former Sterne Agee Financial Services broker, Dean Mustaphalli? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recovery some of your losses. According to Investment News,…
  • Jul 22

    New Jersey Broker Allegedly Diverts $900,000 to Personal Bank Account

    New Jersey Broker Allegedly Diverts $900,000 to Personal Bank Account
    Did you suffer investment losses as a result of your dealings with former New Jersey broker, John Montague? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recoup some of your investment losses. According to a press release from the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 387

LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
Rank this Week: 349

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/24

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/24
    Thanks to Courtney Hall, our new volunteer, for her great work on these bulletins!   * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin - find case summaries and links to source documents at:http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.htmlUnited…
  • Jul 17

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/17

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/17
    The National Indian Law Library would be pleased to help you locate any resources featured in the Indian Law Bulletins. Use the AskNILL service at http://www.narf.org/contact/library.htm.* U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Jul 16

    2014 Symposium on Wyoming's Big Horn General Stream Adjudication

    2014 Symposium on Wyoming's Big Horn General Stream Adjudication
    September 10-12, 2014, the University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting a symposium on the Big Horn general stream adjudication as it draws to a close after nearly four decades.  Presenters will examine the adjudication historically…
Rank this Week: 260

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    How to Lock in Your Custody Agreement and Avoid an Appeal

    How to Lock in Your Custody Agreement and Avoid an Appeal
    The juvenile and domestic relations district courts (“J&DR courts”) in the Commonwealth of Virginia have jurisdiction over cases to determine child custody and visitation. While this jurisdiction is “concurrent”…
  • Jul 21

    Green Cards Through the Immigration Registry

    Green Cards Through the Immigration Registry
    I recently handled the immigration case of an individual who has resided in the U.S. since the late 1950s. Having entered on a farmworker visa and then falling out of status once the visa expired, my client filed for a green card based on a…
  • Jul 14

    Surge of Unaccompanied Children Crossing the Border

    Surge of Unaccompanied Children Crossing the Border
    Over the last few weeks, the recent upsurge of unaccompanied minor children crossing illegally into the United States has caught the attention of the media and protesters alike. Anti-immigration activists will predictably seek to frame…
Rank this Week: 820

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jul 24

    Rest in Peace, Dan

    Rest in Peace, Dan
    Our dear friend Dan was to be laid to rest today. All of us here, and so many others elsewhere, send our love to him, and our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. As his family has noted, memorial donations may be made to the…
  • Jul 22

    Memorials for Dan Markel

    Memorials for Dan Markel
    So much outpouring of affection for our friend. 1) At Brooklyn Law School as we speak (it began around 5:30). It is on the 22d floor of Feil Hall, 205 State Street (building # 3 on this map). Sorry for the late notice; get there if you can.…
  • Jul 19

    We Have Lost Our Beloved Friend, Dan Markel

    We Have Lost Our Beloved Friend, Dan Markel
    We write this together, all of us, as a community. Our friend Dan Markel has been taken from us, suddenly and terribly. His law school, the Florida State University College of Law, will issue an announcement in due time. We do not have all…
Rank this Week: 24