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Ruling Imagination: Law and…

Ruling Imagination: Law and Creativity

Discusses the ways law rules creativity and law employs creativity. By Professor Peter Friedman.

http://blogs.geniocity.com/friedman
  • Jan 30

    Choose A San Diego SEO Company And Get A Fully Customized Digital Marketing Plan

    Choose A San Diego SEO Company And Get A Fully Customized Digital Marketing Plan
    San Diego SEO Companies have created numerous campaigns with search engine marketing and internet marketing for many companies located in the San Diego county area. With the use of search engine optimization, online business owners are…
  • Jan 22

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Jan 15

    A PC Without Sound? Don’t Do It!

    A PC Without Sound? Don’t Do It!
    One key medium to consider in any kind of multimedia marketing is audio. Sound provides smoother presentation transitions and allows you to step back from the podium while a prerecorded message gets your point across. Start recording. Audio…
Rank this Week: 385

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    WIRTW #353 (the “sphere of influence” edition)

    WIRTW #353 (the “sphere of influence” edition)
    Earlier this week, Moodvise published its list of the The 100 Most Influential People in HR and Recruiting on Twitter. I clocked in at a respectable #83. If you are new to Twitter, or just looking for a good list of folks to follow for your…
  • Jan 29

    Help EmployeeScreenIQ with its 6th annual Employment Background Screening Survey

    Help EmployeeScreenIQ with its 6th annual Employment Background Screening Survey
    Every now again I get to do something nice for people I like. Today is one of those days. EmployeeScreenIQ is conducting its 6th annual Employment Background Screening Survey. According to the company: In its 2015 survey, EmployeeScreenIQ…
  • Jan 28

    Jury verdict teaches that “open door” policies must still comply with EEO law

    Jury verdict teaches that “open door” policies must still comply with EEO law
    There exists an inherent tension  between open-door and other self-reporting policies and the EEO laws. Consider, for example, a recent $100,000+ jury verdict against a trucking company for disability discrimination. The company…
Rank this Week: 249

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/
  • Jan 30

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Although we’ve previously written about Lou Reed’s Mistrial album, we were previously unfamiliar with this bootleg, Lou Reed On Trial . . . (which notes that it was “as recorded by his lawyer.”) You can read a bit more…
  • Jan 29

    South Carolina Federal Trial Court Grants Summary Judgment In Mesothelioma Case

    South Carolina Federal Trial Court Grants Summary Judgment In Mesothelioma Case
    A South Carolina federal trial court recently granted summary judgment in a mesothelioma case, after applying the Lohrmann standard, in spite of the Plaintiff’s argument that a lower standard of proof should apply in such cases.…
  • Jan 28

    Coach Belicheck, we know Mona Lisa Vito. And you are no Mona Lisa Vito.

    Coach Belicheck, we know Mona Lisa Vito. And you are no Mona Lisa Vito.
    Unless you been completely disconnected from the media over the last week, you have undoubtedly heard about the purported scandal arising out of the New England Patriots’ alleged deflation of footballs prior to the AFC Championship…
Rank this Week: 658

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jan 30

    Another Litigation Reform Bylaw Variant: The Minimum Stake to Sue Bylaw

    Another Litigation Reform Bylaw Variant: The Minimum Stake to Sue Bylaw
    In prior posts, I have noted the growing phenomenon of companies adopting various types of bylaws as a self-help version of litigation reform. Delaware’s courts have already approved the facially validity of both forum-selection bylaws…
  • Jan 29

    Guest Post: Hack to the Future: Eleven Cyber Risk Developments Watch in 2015

    Guest Post: Hack to the Future: Eleven Cyber Risk Developments Watch in 2015
    Without a doubt, during 2014, cyber security emerged as one of the critical topics for discussion. In the following guest post, Bill Boeck, who is  senior legal and claim resource worldwide for cyber and executive risk coverages and…
  • Jan 28

    Advisen Releases 2014 Corporate and Securities Litigation Report

    Advisen Releases 2014 Corporate and Securities Litigation Report
    New corporate and securities lawsuit filings and enforcement actions were down for the third consecutive year in 2014, according to the latest annual report from the insurance information firm, Advisen. According to the report, which is…
Rank this Week: 138

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

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

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

    Random Thoughts on Reform

    Random Thoughts on Reform
    I just finished discussing the “random walk” theory in my Corporate Finance class, so I thought I would close out my stint on Credit Slips with some “random thoughts” on reform. First, two expressions of sincere gratitude: I want…
  • Jan 29

    Bankruptcy Valuations: A Pair of Modest Proposal

    Bankruptcy Valuations: A Pair of Modest Proposal
    I want to take up Michelle Harner's call for "innovation and new approaches to valuation". Valuation may well be the most important issue in bankruptcy, and it is also the issue that is least subject to meaningful judicial review.…
  • Jan 29

    To Hedge or Not to Hedge

    To Hedge or Not to Hedge
    Much is being made of American Airlines' "bold" decision to avoid hedging its fuel costs. I fully believe that corporations engage in way too much hedging, mostly to the benefit of big financial institutions. But let's be clear, a…
Rank this Week: 76

Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Jan 30

    SEC Announces 2015 Exam Prioritie

    SEC Announces 2015 Exam Prioritie
    Don’t say you haven’t been warned! In January, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its 2015 exam priorities for the coming year. In regards to the 2015 exam priorities, the report should be required reading for…
  • Jan 29

    Consumer Privacy and Security Risks Are Issues That Businesses Need To Addre

    Consumer Privacy and Security Risks Are Issues That Businesses Need To Addre
    As the prevalence of Internet-connected devices continues to grow, companies need to be proactive in addressing the consumer privacy attendant risks. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued a report on the Internet of Things, which…
  • Jan 28

    Women in Businesses: Where Do We Stand According to the UN Report?

    Women in Businesses: Where Do We Stand According to the UN Report?
    Though they run 30 % of it, women in businesses are noticeably absent at the top of the world’s largest corporations. In fact, women in businesses represent just five percent of the chief operating officers, according to a new report by…
Rank this Week: 788

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

Covers copyright and other intellectual property topics. By Tonya Gisselberg.

http://www.seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Jan 30

    Copyright Preemption Nixed in Models' Privacy and Misappropriation Case

    Copyright Preemption Nixed in Models' Privacy and Misappropriation Case
    Professional models Amber Coyle and Jasmin Dustin were paid to participate in a photo and video shoot by Michael O’Rourke and O’Rourke Holdings, LLC.  Coyle and Dustin later sued O’Rourke and O’Rourke Holdings…
  • Jan 22

    Omega Can't Pull Off Copyright Infringement Hat Trick

    Omega Can't Pull Off Copyright Infringement Hat Trick
    High end Swiss watch manufacturer Omega decided to take on discount retailer Costco.  Omega registered its Omega Globe Design with the U.S. Copyright Office.  Omega engraved its Omega Globe Design on the back of some of its…
  • Jan 16

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse
    Electronic Arts (EA) develops and publishes Madden NFL, a video game that allows users to play virtual football games by controlling avatars of real life NFL players.  EA pays to license current NFL players’ likenesses. …
Rank this Week: 953

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/
  • Jan 30

    Jan. 29 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: Your honor, please reconsider!

    Jan. 29 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: Your honor, please reconsider!
    As expected, Law360 reports this morning that Plaintiff Alexandra Marchuk has asked Judge Alvin Hellerstein to reconsider his ruling that Nadeem Faruqi and Lubna Faruqi, co-founders of the New York law firm Faruqi & Faruqi, be dismissed…
  • Jan 30

    Employers, don’t be caught in the “bogus RIF” trap!

    Employers, don’t be caught in the “bogus RIF” trap!
    I was disappointed earlier this week to see a consultant quoted in an otherwise good article in the Wall Street Journal – “Employee Theft Often Leads Small Firms to Make Bad Choices” — as advising the “bogus…
  • Jan 29

    Jan. 28 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: The defense rests.

    Jan. 28 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: The defense rests.
    The defense completed its case yesterday at the trial of Alexandra Marchuk’s sexual harassment claims against the New York City law firm of Faruqi & Faruqi and partner Juan Monteverde. Prior coverage of the trial is available here,…
Rank this Week: 425

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Jan 30

    Supreme Court Has Its Doubts; The Appellate Division Has None

    Supreme Court Has Its Doubts; The Appellate Division Has None
    Plaintiff brings a legal malpractice case against attorney and alleges that the attorney did not timely file a notice of appeal, that the underlying case was dismissed on discovery grounds ant that the mistake was by the attorney, and that…
  • Jan 29

    Land, Lots of It, and Legal Malpractice

    Land, Lots of It, and Legal Malpractice
    OK, so you own a home in the NY Metropolitan area, and have some land.  Houses around here have a half-acre, or an acre or even 2-3 acres.  That's a lot of land around here.  Now imagine you have so much land that you and…
  • Jan 28

    Judiciary Law 487 as an Afterthought

    Judiciary Law 487 as an Afterthought
    Lawyers arguing over legal fees make up a surprising number of law suits.  When one reads down the list of AD cases to be argued, the number of law firms as parties is striking.  in Tassan v Pugatch & Nikolis  2014 NY…
Rank this Week: 165

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 30

    You may now smile in your Delaware driver’s license photo

    You may now smile in your Delaware driver’s license photo
    Effective immediately, Delaware motorists may smile for the camera when they get their driver’s license photos taken. Announced Wednesday, the state motor vehicles division policy… The post You may now smile in your Delaware…
  • Jan 29

    Guide: Structuring your in-house legal team

    Guide: Structuring your in-house legal team
    Interested in learning more about structuring your in-house legal team? DLA Piper has published a resource for general counsel and other in-house counsel involved in law department management: “This article is aimed at both new GCs…
  • Jan 28

    10 Career Insights from 10 Successful GC

    10 Career Insights from 10 Successful GC
    Throughout 2014, I sat down with 10 fascinating individuals who also happen to be successful legal department leaders. From a former Dallas Cowboys football player to a former 2nd Lieutenant in the US Marine Corp with several tours under his…
Rank this Week: 246

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/
Rank this Week: 270

IP Notiz

IP Notiz

Covers intellectual property law rights in Germany.

http://www.ip-notiz.de
  • Jan 30

    IP|Job: Stellen beim MDR

    IP|Job: Stellen beim MDR
    Der MDR rüstet auf/um und sucht Juristen in Leipzig und Dresden. Hier Dresden. Hier Leipzig.
  • Jan 29

    Workshop am 30.01.2015 in Halle

    Workshop am 30.01.2015 in Halle
    Diesen Freitag halte ich einen Workshop in Halle an der Burg Giebichenstein. Es geht um eine Einführung in das Recht des geistigen Eigentums für Kreative. Falls Sie teilnehmen wollen, melden Sie sich einfach kurz vorab bei mir.
  • Jan 28

    Fehlende Herstellerkennzeichnung bei Elektrogeräten: abmahnfähig?

    Fehlende Herstellerkennzeichnung bei Elektrogeräten: abmahnfähig?
    Die Hersteller von Elektrogeräten müssen auf den jeweiligen Geräten genannt werden, so will es das ElektroG. Denn nur so kann sichergestellt werden, dass die Entsorgungskosten der Geräte korrekt umgelegt werden. Ob eine…
Rank this Week: 701

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Jan 30

    House Bill: Repeal of Pay Ratio

    House Bill: Repeal of Pay Ratio
    Last week, the “Burdensome Data Collection Relief Act” (HR 414) was introduced to repeal Dodd Frank’s Section 953(b), the pay ratio disclosure requirement. The bill is real simple – a single paragraph. This same bill…
  • Jan 29

    Proxy Access Punt: Glass Lewis Weighs In “For Real”

    Proxy Access Punt: Glass Lewis Weighs In “For Real”
    On Monday, I blogged about a statement from Glass Lewis on proxy access shareholder proposals that was contained in a WSJ article. Now, Glass Lewis has posted this on its own blog on the topic: In 2015, approximately 100 companies will face…
  • Jan 28

    Our New “Form 8-K Handbook”

    Our New “Form 8-K Handbook”
    Spanking brand new. By popular demand, this comprehensive “Form 8-K Handbook” covers all you need to know about “real time” disclosures via Form 8-K (it’s now posted on our “Form 8-K” Practice Area).…
Rank this Week: 287

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Jan 30

    What price liberty? Damages, DOLS and a cat named Fluffy – UK Human Rights Blog

    What price liberty? Damages, DOLS and a cat named Fluffy – UK Human Rights Blog
    ‘With a significant backlog of care home cases in the Court of Protection, P’s case runs the risk of becoming something of a precedent on the question of damages for unlawful detention. However, as far as calculation of damages…
  • Jan 30

    Lee Balkwell concrete mixer death: Family awarded £12,000 – BBC New

    Lee Balkwell concrete mixer death: Family awarded £12,000 – BBC New
    ‘The family of a man found dead in a concrete mixer in Essex has been awarded £12,000 in compensation.’ Full story BBC News, 30th January 2015 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Jan 30

    FCA could call time on PPI claims – The Guardian

    FCA could call time on PPI claims – The Guardian
    ‘Britain’s financial watchdog has raised the possibility of introducing a time limit on complaints about payment protection insurance, the mis-selling scandal that has cost banks more than £17bn in compensation.’ Full…
Rank this Week: 9

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jan 30

    News from NFM: New government mediation report tells us little that’s new

    News from NFM: New government mediation report tells us little that’s new
    The largest of provider of family mediation in England and Wales says a new Ministry of Justice (MOJ) report outlining the findings of a family mediation research programme, “doesn’t tell us a huge amount we didn’t already…
  • Jan 30

    Judges and practitioners urged to stay vigilant over Public Law Outline

    Judges and practitioners urged to stay vigilant over Public Law Outline
    The Public Law Outline (PLO) is achieving its objective of cutting the length of care proceedings to six months, but its continued success is dependent on judges and lawyers ensuring that corners are not cut, the Head of the Family Team at 9…
  • Jan 30

    Even I can be wrong sometimes...

    Even I can be wrong sometimes...
    It doesn't happen very often, but even I can occasionally be wrong about something. I'm big enough to admit it, as with my first post this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog. Of course,I am absolutely right in…
Rank this Week: 261

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 179

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Jan 30

    Five Thoughts on the Future for Solo and Small Firm Lawyer

    Five Thoughts on the Future for Solo and Small Firm Lawyer
    In 2014, I spent a lot of time focused on the future of lawyers. One highlight of that was spending time with legal futurist Richard Susskind, who was our guest at the Oklahoma Bar Association's annual meeting in November. I also met and…
  • Jan 29

    Do Yourself a Favor

    Do Yourself a Favor
    Do you ever feel like everything you do is for someone else — be it clients, colleagues, staff, family members, the kid at the door selling candy bars to fund his class trip — when, truth be told, you are feeling pretty darn needy…
  • Jan 28

    A Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media Marketing

    A Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media Marketing
    If your ideal clients are on the Internet (and if they are alive, they are), you might be missing out on a world of marketing opportunity. You can kick back and hope the random hits Google coughs up for your practice do the trick. Or you can…
Rank this Week: 394

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Jan 30

    Tackling Cold War Demons in Nicaragua

    Tackling Cold War Demons in Nicaragua
    Nicaragua is undergoing a political transformation that has the small Central American nation teetering right on the edge of it becoming another policy problem for the United States. Most of the issues come from atop the government as…
  • Jan 29

    Losers Never Set the Terms of Surrender, But Cuba Is Trying

    Losers Never Set the Terms of Surrender, But Cuba Is Trying
    The Cuban Communist Party is a recalcitrant lot. Cuba is an economic basket case, broke. And it is about to get a lot more in the red. Meanwhile the majority of its population is disheartened and hungry. Castro,…
  • Jan 26

    Poblete & Poblete: U.S.-Cuba Policy, A little history and clarification are in order

    Poblete & Poblete: U.S.-Cuba Policy, A little history and clarification are in order
    The following op-ed was published in The Hill newspaper’s website this afternoon: In announcing the move to “normalize” relations with the Cuban regime, President Obama referred to U.S. policy as an “outdated…
Rank this Week: 688

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 978

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jan 30

    Today in Legal History: Gandhi Assassinated, 1948

    Today in Legal History: Gandhi Assassinated, 1948
    Gandhi was the leading figure in India’s drive for independence.  He studied law in England and practiced for a short time in South Africa where he encountered the racism of the apartheid system first hand.  His first success…
  • Jan 29

    Ready, Set, Go Pro Bono!

    Ready, Set, Go Pro Bono!
    Social Justice Monday – January 26, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern As a law student there are countless ways you can make a real-world impact on the communities and issues you care most about while furthering your…
  • Jan 27

    Primo – the New Library Search Tool

    Primo – the New Library Search Tool
    Primo is the new library search tool that replaced our former catalog. With one search you will be able to find items (including articles and other electronic resources) available from the law and Lemieux libraries and our partner Summit…
Rank this Week: 739

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/
  • Jan 30

    These Data Show Nevada Rising And California Sinking

    These Data Show Nevada Rising And California Sinking
    A recent paper by Matthew D. Cain, an economic fellow at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Stephen B. McKeon, an Assistant Finance Professor at the University of Oregon, and Steven Davidoff Solomon, a Professor of Law at the…
  • Jan 29

    Court Of Appeal Decides Against Arbitration Bylaw Amendment

    Court Of Appeal Decides Against Arbitration Bylaw Amendment
    Much has been written of late about the enforceability of exclusive forum bylaws.  What happens when the forum isn’t a court, but an arbitration?  Does it make any difference if the arbitration bylaw is adopted after a dispute…
  • Jan 28

    California AG Declares Whistleblower Tally A State Secret

    California AG Declares Whistleblower Tally A State Secret
    Since 2004, the California Attorney General has been required to maintain a whistleblower hotline to receive calls from persons who have information regarding possible violations of state or federal statutes, rules, or regulations, or…
Rank this Week: 382

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/
  • Jan 30

    SFO PD Lawyer, Jamie Tillotson Arrested for saying, "Please do."

    SFO PD Lawyer, Jamie Tillotson Arrested for saying, "Please do."
    This public defender is arrested by a SFO Officer for saying "Please do.". Above the Law Please tell me what she did wrong. If they fail at prosecuting Ms. Tillotson the officer needs to be fired. Where do I send my check to support the…
  • Jan 29

    E-Cigarettes May be Just as Harmful as Regular Cigarette

    E-Cigarettes May be Just as Harmful as Regular Cigarette
    The New England Journal of Medicine published a study on Wednesday, January 21 stating that e-cigarettes produce vapor with exceedingly high concentrations of formaldehyde, a carcinogen.  Proponents of e-cigarettes quickly dismissed…
  • Jan 28

    Farming Accidents - ISU and Hydrogen Sulfide Research

    Farming Accidents - ISU and Hydrogen Sulfide Research
    I have written several blogs having to do with hydrogen sulfide and the effects it can have on farmers mostly. In in my office we come into contact with it through workers’ compensation and property claims in the agricultural industry,…
Rank this Week: 861

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Jan 30

    You're on Maggie's Farm Again, Campers.

    You're on Maggie's Farm Again, Campers.
    I ain't gonna work for Maggie's ma no more. No, I ain't gonna work for Maggie's ma no more. Well, she talks to all the servants about man and God and law. and everybody says she's the brains behind pa....
  • Jan 28

    Weenie-ness in white collar America: Is it getting worse?

    Weenie-ness in white collar America: Is it getting worse?
    I just talked on the phone to the Most Obsequious Senate Committee Staffer Ever (male, likely a young lawyer, but that's not the point) over at the Senate Judiciary Committee where they are doing Day 2 of the Attorney General...
  • Jan 28

    CPR's New Cross-Border Arbitration Rule

    CPR's New Cross-Border Arbitration Rule
    Bravo, once again. New York City-based CPR (International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution), now in its fourth decade, has released its Rules for Administered Arbitration of International Disputes for use cross-border…
Rank this Week: 74

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
  • Jan 30

    A condominium board member's individual liability.

    A condominium board member's individual liability.
    Practice point:  In moving to amend the complaint, plaintiff's proposed claims were barred to the extent that they are palpably insufficient or patently devoid of merit. The claim that board members violated the bylaws is insufficient,…
  • Jan 29

    A defendant's summary judgment motion in a slip-and-fall action.

    A defendant's summary judgment motion in a slip-and-fall action.
    Practice point:  A defendant can establish prima facie entitlement to judgment as a matter of law by demonstrating that the plaintiff did not know what caused the fall.Student note:  In determining a defendant's motion for summary…
  • Jan 28

    A marching band, a fall, and the doctrine of assumption of the risk.

    A marching band, a fall, and the doctrine of assumption of the risk.
    Practice point:  The injured plaintiff is a music teacher who was directing a school marching band during a parade that took place on a public street.  While directing the band, plaintiff, who was required to walk backwards,…
Rank this Week: 350

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/
  • Jan 30

    Back From the Dead

    Back From the Dead
    Earlier this month, a cat living in Tampa, Florida was hit by a car.  Unfortunately, collisions between pets and motor vehicles are not in themselves uncommon.  What is unique about this particular case is that Bart the cat, who was…
  • Jan 29

    An Estate Going to the Dog

    An Estate Going to the Dog
    Two charities are proceeding to an Irish High Court for the adjudication of a dispute over the charitable bequest made pursuant to a Last Will and Testament. The Will in question, executed by Elizabeth Burke of Limerick, Ireland, provided…
  • Jan 28

    The Golden Age of Retirement

    The Golden Age of Retirement
    By the year 2050, an estimated one third of Canadians will be 60 years of age or older. We were raised thinking of the default retirement age as 65. Regardless of what age they retire at, Canadians have more active lives in retirement than…
Rank this Week: 91

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

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

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending January 30, 2015

    Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending January 30, 2015
    In her Confirmation Hearings this week, Loretta Lynch declared her plans to "be Loretta Lynch" if confirmed as Attorney General. If confirmed, Ms. Lynch will be the first black female attorney general. Her plan to be true to…
  • Jan 28

    Ms. JD Pre-Law: Financial February - 10 Things You Must Do This Month

    Ms. JD Pre-Law: Financial February - 10 Things You Must Do This Month
    Upon I submitting all of my law school applications before Christmas I felt a huge weight lift off of my shoulders. The peace of mind that came with knowing I had checked all the boxes and there was nothing left to do was probably the best…
  • Jan 28

    The Incredible Men (TIM) Initiative featuring Grover E. Cleveland

    The Incredible Men (TIM) Initiative featuring Grover E. Cleveland
    Ms. JD launched The Incredible Men (TIM) Initiative in 2014 to celebrate men who are active champions for women’s advancement in the legal profession. These men not only value equality and diversity in the profession, but earnestly…
Rank this Week: 364

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Jan 29

    In the new

    In the new
    It has now been five years since Steve Jobs first introduced the world to the iPad on January 27, 2010. I was definitely intrigued when the product debuted, but at the time even I wasn't sure whether an iPad would...
  • Jan 27

    Apple 2015 fiscal first quarter -- the iPhone and iPad angle

    Apple 2015 fiscal first quarter -- the iPhone and iPad angle
    Yesterday, Apple released the results for its 2015 fiscal first quarter (which ran from September 28, 2014 to December 27, 2014, and did not actually include any days from calendar year 2015) and held a call with analysts to discuss...
  • Jan 26

    GoodReader improves tab

    GoodReader improves tab
    I've often said that the GoodReader app is the best $5 than an attorney can spend on an iPad, but apparently the word has gotten out. The last few times that I have spoken to a group of attorneys about...
Rank this Week: 526

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 967

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jan 29

    Taylor Swift solicita registro de marca de frases de sus cancione

    Taylor Swift solicita registro de marca de frases de sus cancione
    La cantante que más discos vendió en 2014 en los Estados Unidos, Taylor Swift, ha presentado una solicitud ante la Oficina de Patentes y Marcas de los Estados Unidos para registrar ciertas frases de canciones de su exitoso…
  • Jan 29

    Fallo australiano en contra de explotación de internos o becario

    Fallo australiano en contra de explotación de internos o becario
    La Corte Federal de Circuito de Australia sentenció este jueves a una empresa de comunicaciones a pagar una multa por $24, 000 dólares australianos por violaciones a la legislación laboral al haber explotado los servicios…
  • Jan 29

    Interrogan en Francia a niño de 8 años por apología del terrorismo

    Interrogan en Francia a niño de 8 años por apología del terrorismo
    Este jueves la policía de Niza, en el sur de Francia, detuvo para interrogar a un niño de 8 años llamado Ahmed, porque en el patio de la escuela declaró que no estaba con “Charlie”, en alusión al…
Rank this Week: 273

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
  • Jan 29

    Regulatory Week in Review: January 30th, 2015

    Regulatory Week in Review: January 30th, 2015
    President Obama announces cooperative efforts with India on climate change, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeks to aid colleges in accessing student funding, and more...
  • Jan 28

    Can we Eliminate “Too Big to Fail”?

    Can we Eliminate “Too Big to Fail”?
    Recently passed House legislation would amend bankruptcy code for big banks.
  • Jan 27

    Public Access to the Law Must Be Taken More Seriously

    Public Access to the Law Must Be Taken More Seriously
    The Office of the Federal Register has missed an opportunity to ensure meaningful public access to over 9,000 government regulations.
Rank this Week: 557

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Jan 29

    Public Defender Jami Tillotson's arrest strikes at the very heart of the Constitutional right to an effective lawyer.

    Public Defender Jami Tillotson's arrest strikes at the very heart of the Constitutional right to an effective lawyer.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best possible results…
  • Jan 28

    On the porous fortressing of the White House.

    On the porous fortressing of the White House.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best possible results…
  • Jan 25

    Jerame Reid- Another fatality victim of excessive force by police.

    Jerame Reid- Another fatality victim of excessive force by police.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best possible results…
Rank this Week: 227

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    CAPSUM, entreprise scientifique dédiée à l’innovation cosmétique, recherche pour son site de Marseille un ingénieur brevets. MISSIONS CONFIÉES Au sein du service R&D, vous aurez en…
  • Jan 27

    T1748/10 : accessibilité au public d'une brochure commerciale

    T1748/10 : accessibilité au public d'une brochure commerciale
    La Chambre est convaincue que la brochure commerciale D1 a été distribuée à des membres du public avant la date de priorité du brevet en cause. En soutien à ses allégations, l'Opposante a…
  • Jan 25

    T1101/14 : signature d'un mauvais document, pas de vigilance

    T1101/14 : signature d'un mauvais document, pas de vigilance
    Le mandataire avait envoyé dans le délai prévu un courrier accompagné de requêtes et indiquant que les motifs du recours étaient joints, ce qui n'était pas le cas.  La Chambre se demande…
Rank this Week: 621

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 71

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Provides news and commentary on the legal developments in the secondary insurance market, with an emphasis on the secondary market's impact upon the insurance industry. By Katherine Scanlon and Peter Vodola.

http://secondaryinsurancemarketblog.com/recent-posts/
  • Jan 29

    Following Judicial Ruling, Life Settlements Company Files for Bankruptcy

    Following Judicial Ruling, Life Settlements Company Files for Bankruptcy
    A Texas-based life settlements company filed for bankruptcy this month, seeking to continue operations while it appeals a $46 million judgment won by the Securities and Exchange Commission against the company and two of its officers,…
  • Jan 26

    Among the 5 Worst Things to Do with Your Savings? Invest In Viaticals, Says Commentator

    Among the 5 Worst Things to Do with Your Savings? Invest In Viaticals, Says Commentator
    If you have money to invest, you could “Help a Nigerian Prince Out” or “Play the Lottery” – if you wanted to do two of the “five worst possible things you can do with your savings”, according to Steve…
  • Jan 21

    More About Arizona Appellate Opinion Concerning Lottery Dispute

    More About Arizona Appellate Opinion Concerning Lottery Dispute
    Last year, Secondary Insurance Market Blog included a number of posts about disputes between factoring companies.  One such post described an appellate opinion from Arizona concerning a lawsuit between two factoring companies over a…
Rank this Week: 957

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 881

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jan 29

    Comparing States' Unintended Pregnancy Rates Based on Abortion Stance

    Comparing States' Unintended Pregnancy Rates Based on Abortion Stance
    The Washington Post (The Fix blog): States that are more opposed to abortion rights have fewer abortions — but not fewer unintended pregnancies, by Aaron Blake: Abortion in America is an extremely divisive issue, splitting Republicans and…
  • Jan 29

    Rep. Tim Ryan Switches to Pro-Choice Camp

    Rep. Tim Ryan Switches to Pro-Choice Camp
    The New York Times (Taking Note blog): Tim Ryan’s Switch on Abortion Rights, by Dorothy Samuels: Representative Tim Ryan, an Ohio Democrat who previously opposed abortion rights, has officially changed sides. He’s very welcome in the…
  • Jan 22

    El Salvador Woman's 30-Year Sentence for Alleged Abortion Is Lifted

    El Salvador Woman's 30-Year Sentence for Alleged Abortion Is Lifted
    NPR: 30-Year Sentence Lifted For Woman In El Salvador Abortion Case, by Jason Beaubien: Seven years ago, Carmen Guadalupe Vasquez Aldana went to jail in El Salvador. She was initially charged with abortion but prosecutors elevated the charge…
Rank this Week: 79

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
Rank this Week: 248

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 262

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Crowd Safety: Do You Know How to Stay Safe at a Big Event in Miami or Florida?

    Crowd Safety: Do You Know How to Stay Safe at a Big Event in Miami or Florida?
    Miami and Florida are known for huge concerts, special events, festivals, and spring break parties. While these huge events can be exhilarating, though, crowds can pose a real risk. Getting lost in a crowd can put you at risk of being…
  • Jan 27

    Stay Safe in Florida’s Wilderne

    Stay Safe in Florida’s Wilderne
    Homestead and surrounding areas have miles of Florida nature to explore. Although Florida is known for its modern cities, it is also a very green state and you don’t have to drive far to find large expanses of wilderness. In fact, each…
  • Jan 22

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community
    According to authorities, Southwest Florida is experiencing weather conditions that could make brush fire season potentially more dangerous. Low humidity conditions may make things more comfortable in Florida heat, but they can also turn one…
Rank this Week: 975

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jan 29

    Originalism and Same-Sex Marriage

    Originalism and Same-Sex Marriage
    A while back I wrote some posts stating that one day we would see originalist justifications for the inevitable Supreme Court decision holding that same-sex marriage cannot be prohibited by a state.  Turns out those justifications have…
  • Jan 29

    Andrew Sullivan

    Andrew Sullivan
    I wanted to note Andrew Sullivan’s retirement from blogging, which he announced yesterday.  I am a blogger because my CoOp colleagues gave me a chance in 2009.  I wanted to become a blogger because of Andrew Sullivan.  As…
  • Jan 28

    Prosecuting Prosecutors for Perjury? 9th Circuit panel comes down hard on lying prosecutors issue

    Prosecuting Prosecutors for Perjury? 9th Circuit panel comes down hard on lying prosecutors issue
    Updated: 1-28-15: 2:10 PM, ET Writing in the New York Observer, Sidney Powell began his column this way: “What will it take to produce honest and ethical conduct from our state and federal prosecutors? The Ninth Circuit has a…
Rank this Week: 37

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
  • Jan 29

    The Case of the Missing Cuba Embargo Regulation

    The Case of the Missing Cuba Embargo Regulation
    The recent OFAC amendments to the Cuba embargo regulations, and related statements by OFAC, went to great pains to make clear that, notwithstanding these changes, the embargo was still in place. That being said, it is somewhat perplexing that…
  • Jan 28

    Buy Me Some Peanuts and OFAC-jack

    Buy Me Some Peanuts and OFAC-jack
    ABOVE: Yoan Moncado It’s cold outside. It’s been snowing. So it’s time, of course, to dream of spring training and the boys of summer. Let’s talk baseball. And OFAC. Batter up! Baseball blogs, reporters and social…
  • Jan 27

    Epsilon, Epsilon

    Epsilon, Epsilon
    As we reported in a recent post, The Auto Sound and the OFAC Fury Part II, auto audio manufacturer Epsilon Electronics responded to the $4 million fine imposed by OFAC by filing a lawsuit with what we think has little chance for success. One…
Rank this Week: 398

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

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

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 773

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Jan 29

    How to Make a Legal Franchise Sale: Step 3 of 11 - Legal

    How to Make a Legal Franchise Sale: Step 3 of 11 - Legal
    Before furnishing an FDD to a prospect, you must confirm that the prospect has been given, or must give the prospect, notice of the FDD formats available, and the prerequisites and conditions for obtaining those formats. The law does...
  • Jan 29

    Avoiding the "Professional Franchise Candidate" - Operation

    Avoiding the "Professional Franchise Candidate" - Operation
    Have you ever wondered how a franchise candidate that seemed so promising during the selection process turned into such a nightmare? You ask yourself time and time again "How could this franchisee slip past our screening process? They…
  • Jan 28

    Should You Be Using Software as a Service? - Operation

    Should You Be Using Software as a Service? - Operation
    Why Franchise Software is Moving Into the Cloud When somebody says, "the cloud," your first thoughts may be of data flying over your head, a room full of servers or the latest scandal to rock the celebrity world. While...
Rank this Week: 737

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jan 29

    Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop–Topeka, KS

    Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop–Topeka, KS
    Washburn University School of Law is proud to announce the second annual Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop, to be held on July 24-25, 2015. Expressions of interest are due...
  • Jan 29

    British Colonial Sexual Regulation in Asia–Singapore

    British Colonial Sexual Regulation in Asia–Singapore
    The Centre for Asian Legal Studies (National University of Singapore) will present The Life and Future of British Colonial Sexual Regulation in Asia Oct. 8-9, 2015.  Abstracts are due by April 15, 2015....
  • Jan 29

    Fair Use in the Digital Age–Seattle, WA

    Fair Use in the Digital Age–Seattle, WA
    Save the date: The University of Washington School of Law will present Fair Use In The Digital Age: Understanding the Impact of Campbell v. Acuff-Rose‘s “Transformative Use Test” April 17-18,...
Rank this Week: 26

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Jan 29

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Writing Your Way to Happiness, New York Times In The Popular Press: Violent Psychopaths Don’t Register Punishment, Study Says, TIME Unconscious Thought Not So Smart After All, Nature News…
  • Jan 25

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): I Tried A Brain-Altering Wearable That Allows Users To Change Their Moods On Demand, Quartz In The Popular Press: Psychologists Seek Roots of Terror, Nature News How the Brain Stores Trivial Memories,…
  • Jan 21

    "A Diet Enriched with Curcumin Impairs Newly Acquired and Reactivated Fear Memories"

    "A Diet Enriched with Curcumin Impairs Newly Acquired and Reactivated Fear Memories"
    "A Diet Enriched with Curcumin Impairs Newly Acquired and Reactivated Fear Memories" Monsey MS, Gerhard DM, et. al. Abstract Curcumin, a yellow-pigment compound found in the popular Indian spice turmeric (Curcuma longa), has been extensively…
Rank this Week: 232