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Say What?! Judge Jerry Buchmeyer's…

Say What?! Judge Jerry Buchmeyer's weblog of classic legal humor.

Real life Texas Courtroom Humor. From U.S. Federal District Judge Jerry Buchmeyer (Northern District of Texas).

http://saywhat.texasbar.com/
  • Nov 21

    December 1997 - I Did a Buchmeyer

    December 1997 - I Did a Buchmeyer
    From Jeffrey Hirt of Houston, this excerpt from his examination of the present wife of his client:Q. Gina, how long have you known your stepdaughters?A. Actually, since before they were born. When Joan was still pregnant.Mr. Hirt: I'll send…
  • Nov 20

    September 2007 - That's How Vegas Work

    September 2007 - That's How Vegas Work
    Ryan Morris, who is a second-year law student at the University of Texas, was working for a small firm in Austin when he came across this excerpt in a deposition from a probate case where a party was testifying about his bank account:A. I…
  • Nov 19

    May 1985 - Were You in the Military Service?

    May 1985 - Were You in the Military Service?
    Q. How far did you get in the service? It was in the Army, wasn't it? A. Yes, sir, the Army. Q. How far did you get? A. Over to the South Pacific.
Rank this Week: 208

San Diego Personal Injury Attorney…

San Diego Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers San Diego personal injury and wrongful death news. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.sandiegopersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    Bicyclist Injured in Pacific Beach Hit and Run Accident

    Bicyclist Injured in Pacific Beach Hit and Run Accident
    PACIFIC BEACH - A female bicyclist was hit by a car early Sunday morning at the intersection of Garnet Avenue and Everts Street, NBC San Diego reported. The woman was struck just after 3 a.m., but a four-door sedan carrying at least three…
  • Sep 10

    Woman Tragically Killed in Single-Vehicle Car Crash on Interstate 15

    Woman Tragically Killed in Single-Vehicle Car Crash on Interstate 15
    ESCONDIDO - A 34-year-old woman was tragically killed in a single-vehicle car accident that took place on Interstate 15, reports 10 News. The woman was a rear-seat passenger in a 2007 Nissan Frontier pickup truck driven by a 62-year-old…
  • Sep 6

    Two Teens Seriously Injured in Multi-Vehicle Car Crash

    Two Teens Seriously Injured in Multi-Vehicle Car Crash
    POWAY - According to NBC San Diego, two teens were seriously injured in a car crash involving three vehicles Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 2:30 p.m. a Ford Escort driven by a 17-year-old boy was traveling westbound on Twin Peaks Road…
Rank this Week: 268

California Divorce and Family Law

California Divorce and Family Law

Covers celebrity marriages, child custody, child support, divorce, paternity, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, remarriage and taxes. By Jeffrey Lalloway.

http://oc-divorce.typepad.com/california_divorce_and_fa/
  • Aug 7

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga
    Divorce, even at its most amicable, can cause an enormous amount of stress, anger, worry, confusion, and resentment. People often struggle to find ways to overcome the negative feelings that face them. However, in a recent study conducted by…
  • Aug 7

    'Gray Divorces' rising

    'Gray Divorces' rising
    More Baby Boomers couples in Fairfax County are calling it quits. A recent study by an area law firm shows residents older than 55 are divorcing at increasingly high rates. Calling the county "the divorce capital of Virginia," the Arlington…
  • Aug 6

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce
    Stevie Wonder, 62, is ending his 11-year marriage to fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. According to a report at www.tmz.com, the Saginaw-born Wonder filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court using his legal name: Stevland…
Rank this Week: 226

Law Shucks

Law Shucks

A self-deprecating look at life in and after BigLaw

http://lawshucks.com
  • May 29

    Wrapping Up Dewey

    Wrapping Up Dewey
    Forgive any unintended offense, but as we think about the untimely demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf, we can’t help but think of the 1985 comedic triumph Fletch.
  • May 29

    Wrapping Up Dewey

    Wrapping Up Dewey
    Forgive any unintended offense, but as we think about the untimely demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf, we can’t help but think of the 1985 comedic triumph Fletch. Dr. Joseph Dolan: You know, it’s a shame about [Dewey & LeBoeuf].…
  • May 4

    Get on the Mic, My Man

    Get on the Mic, My Man
    Sorry about the formatting.
Rank this Week: 217

Andy SkinnerLopata's Blog

Andy SkinnerLopata's Blog

Features intellectual property and cyberlaw musings.

http://askinnerlopata.wordpress.com
  • Mar 16

    Owners of registered trademarks targeted for deceptive notice

    Owners of registered trademarks targeted for deceptive notice
    Do you have a trademark or service mark registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)? If you do, chances are you have received, or will recieve, a “notice” or “notification” from one or more private businesses…
  • Mar 16

    Owners of registered trademarks targeted for deceptive notice

    Owners of registered trademarks targeted for deceptive notice
    Do you have a trademark or service mark registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)? If you do, chances are you have received, or will recieve, a “notice” or “notification” from one or more…
  • Mar 8

    Much Ado About Sidereu

    Much Ado About Sidereu
    What do slavery, denying women the right to vote, and musical borrowing have in common? They all existed in the eighteenth century. Why is that relevant? I’m not sure, but it appears that Register-Guard reporter Bob Keefer thinks it is to…
Rank this Week: 258

The Blawgraphy

The Blawgraphy

By Luke Gilman at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://www.lukegilman.com/blawg
Rank this Week: 219

Child Custody Blog

Child Custody Blog

Covers child custody, divorce, and family law matters.

http://www.childcustodycoach.com/blog
  • Nov 27

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?
    Parent’s with a disability have been rightfully concerned about whether their disability can effect child custody and visitation. Many states still remain silent on this issue or do not have adequate laws to protect disabled parents in…
  • Nov 26

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?
    “At what age can a child decide which parent to live with?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions among parents involved in a child custody and visitation situation. It would seem that the answer would be a simple one…
  • Jul 31

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella
    The Custody Coach™: Can a Coach Be an Advocate, Educator and…a Coach? by Mark Joyella You’ve heard of the “coach approach.” But what, exactly, is the Child Custody Coach™ approach? Steven Carlson says he identified the child…
Rank this Week: 275

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Injury Crash at the Intersection of 2nd Ave. N and Addison Ave. in Twin Fall

    Injury Crash at the Intersection of 2nd Ave. N and Addison Ave. in Twin Fall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jun 25

    Update - Fatal Crash in Lincoln County

    Update - Fatal Crash in Lincoln County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jun 25

    Fatal Crash in Lincoln County

    Fatal Crash in Lincoln County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 366

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jun 25

    Figi’s recalls snacks because of sunflower seed Listeria concern

    Figi’s recalls snacks because of sunflower seed Listeria concern
    More snack products are under recall because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination of sunflower kernels from Ontario-based SunOpta Inc. Figi’s Companies Inc. of Marshfield, WI, is recalling two of its products in a total of…
  • Jun 25

    Possible peanut residue in flour spurs recall of GFS cheesecake

    Possible peanut residue in flour spurs recall of GFS cheesecake
    The Father’s Table is recalling 2,100 cases of cheesecakes sold by Gordon Food Service through retail and food service outlets under the GFS label because Grain Craft flour used in the products may contain undeclared peanut residue.…
  • Jun 25

    Listeria concerns prompt recall of Nature Valley granola bar

    Listeria concerns prompt recall of Nature Valley granola bar
    General Mills Inc. has initiated a nationwide recall of four flavors of Nature Valley brand protein and nut bars because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes of sunflower kernels provided by SunOpta Inc. “The four…
Rank this Week: 376

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jun 25

    What price transparency?

    What price transparency?
    Way way back a thousand days ago before Brexit, in a time when the tragedies of individual lives seemed to matter, Ben Butler was convicted of the murder of his daughter Ellie. It was a massive news story that has been swallowed up like…
  • Jun 21

    Dragon Dictate

    Dragon Dictate
    I think I’ve just been a bit sick in my mouth. I was vaguely aware of the rather unpalatable financial remedy case involving a Saudi billionaire and his pirelli calendar model wife. The facts were only matched in…
  • Jun 20

    Book Review : “At A Glance” At A Glance

    Book Review : “At A Glance” At A Glance
    I’m always asked to review At A Glance by the publishers, Class Legal. It makes me chuckle when it turns up because it’s the same every year apart from the colour – so what do I say? This year is a fetching shade of lifeboat…
Rank this Week: 341

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

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

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    I wrote a book. I hope you like it.

    I wrote a book. I hope you like it.
    I am the primary author of Unless You Ask: A Guide For Law Departments to Get More From External Relationships, written and published in partnership with the External Resources Interest Group of the ACC Legal Ops Section. The book was…
  • Jun 22

    Five Years Ago, We Said Law Firms Would Stop Using These By 2016

    Five Years Ago, We Said Law Firms Would Stop Using These By 2016
    Image [cc] Elad Rahmin Nearly five years ago, we did an Elephant Post asking our readers what they think Law Firms would stop using by the Fall of 2016. We thought it would be interesting to review those predictions and see how well we…
  • Jun 20

    The Robots Lawyers Have Arrived...

    The Robots Lawyers Have Arrived...
    This post originally appeared on the HighQ Blog.   Last week, at the HighQ Forum in London, our new robot overlords displayed their mighty powers and declared that all human lawyers should line up and await their turn at the…
Rank this Week: 352

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jun 25

    Common Misunderstood Legal Term

    Common Misunderstood Legal Term
    Most people believe that attorneys use “complicated” language, or what some refer to as legalese.  While the legal terms used in the everyday life of a lawyer are well understood (for the most part) by other attorneys, those…
  • Jun 25

    Michigan Bar Association

    Michigan Bar Association
    In the state of Michigan there are countless local bar associations, including the Grand Rapids Bar Association, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, Oakland and Ingham County Bar Associations, and even “special purpose” bars…
  • Jun 22

    Crime – On the Rise in the Heat of Summer, Tips to Stay Safe

    Crime – On the Rise in the Heat of Summer, Tips to Stay Safe
    Summer is officially underway, and in Laurel, MS authorities have already warned residents of the increase in crime rates over summer months.  Local police say crime begins to rise along with the temperatures, and that it happens every…
Rank this Week: 309

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    Elk Grove Motorist Drives into Swimming Pool

    Elk Grove Motorist Drives into Swimming Pool
    Elk Grove Motorist Drives into Swimming Pool Elk Grove Motorist Drives into Swimming Pool Elk Grove Motorist Drives into Swimming Pool I'm Ed Smith, an Elk Grove auto accident attorney. A sport utility vehicle crashed into a swimming pool…
  • Jun 25

    Fun Things to do in Dixon CA

    Fun Things to do in Dixon CA
    Fun Things To do In Dixon CA I'm Ed Smith a Dixon auto accident attorney. Dixon, California is a charming city situated in northern Solano County. Dixon is home to just under 20,000 residents. It is approximately 27 miles from Sacramento.…
  • Jun 24

    Fun Things to do in Davis CA

    Fun Things to do in Davis CA
    Fun Things to do in Davis CA Sunday in Lodi Fun Things to do in Davis CA I'm Ed Smith, a Davis Personal Injury Lawyer. Davis, California is located in Yolo County. It is situated just west of Sacramento. There are plenty of fun things to…
Rank this Week: 314

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Jun 25

    New Law Success Instructor Positions at St. Mary's University

    New Law Success Instructor Positions at St. Mary's University
    Excerpt from listserv email from Zoe Niesel, Service Professor and Director of Law Success, St. Mary's University School of Law: St. Mary’s University is excited to announce that we are dramatically changing our academic support approach.…
  • Jun 23

    Fear of the bar exam essay

    Fear of the bar exam essay
    With the law school terminal exam, the bar exam, about a month away, bar studiers are typically anxious and nervous for a variety of reasons. Some are overwhelmed by the limited amount of time remaining, others are fearful of not...
  • Jun 21

    The Art of Rebutting Negative Self-Talk

    The Art of Rebutting Negative Self-Talk
    Does that voice in your head ever cause you to feel anxious or defeated? Negative self-talk is something that many people have to combat. What do I mean by negative self-talk? It is when you think: "I have never been...
Rank this Week: 345

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    Prompt Payment Act - Duties Of Insurance Company

    Prompt Payment Act - Duties Of Insurance Company
    Texas lawyers handling insurance claims need to know the following. Once an insurance company receives notice of a claim, four duties are triggered: (1) Acknowledge the claim. Texas Insurance Code, Section 542.055(a)(1) says the insurer must…
  • Jun 23

    Prompt Payment Of Claims Act

    Prompt Payment Of Claims Act
    Insurance lawyers need to be aware of the Prompt Payment of Claims Act found in Texas Insurance Code, Section 542.051. When suing for violation of this Act, an attorney must know that at the same time, he must sue for...
  • Jun 21

    Dog Bite Insurance

    Dog Bite Insurance
    Texas insurance attorneys should find this article from the Insurance Journal interesting. It is titled, F.I.D.O.'S Dog Bite Liability Insurance Fills Coverage Gap. When commercial lines insurance agent and dog owner Debbie Turner began to…
Rank this Week: 377

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jun 25

    By Sharing Painkillers, Friends And Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study

    By Sharing Painkillers, Friends And Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study
    From Kaiser Health News: As lawmakers grapple with how best to combat the nation’s prescription painkiller abuse crisis, a recent survey is shedding light on how patients who get these medications — drugs such as OxyContin, methadone or…
  • Jun 24

    Quick Revenue for Desperate Time

    Quick Revenue for Desperate Time
    From Divorce Discourse: People don’t remember you. I’m sorry. They don’t. It’s not that you’re unremarkable. I’m sure you’re about as interesting as they come. Personally, I find you irresistible, and I’m not likely to forget…
  • Jun 23

    Steep court fee rises are tax on justice, say MP

    Steep court fee rises are tax on justice, say MP
    From The Guardian: Excessive court fees impose an unjustified tax on divorce, deny refugees the opportunity to establish asylum rights and prevent employees with legitimate grievances from obtaining justice, a report by a…
Rank this Week: 319

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jun 25

    Thompson Arbitration Decision

    Thompson Arbitration Decision
    John T. Brooks and Jena L. Levin at Wealth Management wrote an article on the recent South Carolina case Thompson v. Pruitt Corp. (S.C. App., 2016).  ” While the enforceability of arbitration agreements in general…
  • Jun 24

    Quality Measures added to NH Compare

    Quality Measures added to NH Compare
    Leading Age website had an article from LeadingAge’s MDS expert consultant, Judy Wilhide-Brant, RN, providing guidance on the 3 new MDS-based quality measures to be added to CMS Nursing Home Compare beginning April, 2016. These…
  • Jun 23

    Soliciting Rape

    Soliciting Rape
    … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 378

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Support Medical Futility Blog

    Support Medical Futility Blog
    I am preparing to move this blog to its own new top-level domain.   If you find the content useful, please consider making a small donation.
  • Jun 24

    Christ Disputing with the Doctor

    Christ Disputing with the Doctor
    This painting (National Gallery of Scotland) from the 1400s depicts "Christ Disputing with the Doctors."  The conflict between religion and medicine is a common theme in many recent brain death and futility conflicts.  
  • Jun 23

    Santa Claus Revives Dead Children

    Santa Claus Revives Dead Children
    I was surprised to see this Gerard David painting at the National Gallery of Scotland.  The 1510 painting from the Netherlands depicts St. Nicholas dressed as a bishop reviving three boys who had been murdered and salted down for meat…
Rank this Week: 355

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jun 24

    Tragedy Sparks Gun-Control Policy Change for Government’s No Fly List

    Tragedy Sparks Gun-Control Policy Change for Government’s No Fly List
    It’s no surprise that the tragedy of the recent Orlando massacre sparks yet another heated political debate on our country’s gun-control policy. If you’ve been following recent news, presidential candidates have both…
  • Jun 23

    Can You Be Fired for Being “Too Cute?”

    Can You Be Fired for Being “Too Cute?”
    It sounds like a plot to a bad TV show, but for one woman in New York City, it was the reason she was fired from her job. Dilek Edwards was a yoga instructor and massage therapist for a chiropractor. Edwards stated that her relationship with…
  • Jun 23

    Can You Be Fired for Being “Too Cute?”

    Can You Be Fired for Being “Too Cute?”
    It sounds like a plot to a bad TV show, but for one woman in New York City, it was the reason she was fired from her job. Dilek Edwards was a yoga instructor and massage therapist for a chiropractor. Edwards stated that her relationship with…
Rank this Week: 354

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 362

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Columbus OVI Reduced To Reckless Driving Offense

    Columbus OVI Reduced To Reckless Driving Offense
    Being pulled over by the police can be a harrowing experience for anyone, but when you add the suspicion that you were driving under the influence, a typical traffic stop quickly turns into something very grim. With that in mind, a lot was on…
  • Jun 21

    Sexual Orientation Not Included in Ohio’s Hate Crime Law

    Sexual Orientation Not Included in Ohio’s Hate Crime Law
    The FBI broadly defines hate crimes as a criminal offense against a person or property motivated in whole or in part by an offender’s bias or intolerance on the basis of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender,…
  • Jun 21

    OVI Offense Reduced for a Non-citizen

    OVI Offense Reduced for a Non-citizen
    Driving under the influence is taken very seriously in Ohio and if you are charged with an Ohio OVI, you’ll want a skilled attorney with experience handling various OVI cases to answer your questions and help you craft a strong defense.…
Rank this Week: 305

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada Seeks Input on Ombud

    Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada Seeks Input on Ombud
    The federally funded not-for-profit that provides ADR services to the Canadian sports community has launched a survey on the Ombuds concept. The study comes out of an SDRCC working committee appointed to “engage in a consultative…
  • Jun 22

    Job Posting: UC Santa Barbara

    Job Posting: UC Santa Barbara
    The fifth largest University of California campus is hiring an Associate Ombuds.  The full-time position works with students, faculty, and staff and reports to the recently appointed Campus Ombuds and Director, Caroline Adams.Applicants…
  • Jun 22

    U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to Create Internal Ombuds Program

    U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to Create Internal Ombuds Program
    The USPTO has opened a search for a Senior Ombudsman--its first Organizational Ombuds.  The position will, "design, develop, and implement the USPTO-wide ombudsman program, to including conducting research; identifying issues, goals,…
Rank this Week: 363

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday June 24, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 24, 2016 at 6:55am PDTCan an employer lawfully terminate an exceptional employee…
  • Jun 23

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday June 23, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 23, 2016 at 6:33am PDTThe Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) is a…
  • Jun 22

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday June 22, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 22, 2016 at 7:16am PDTThe Child Support Guideline Table Look-up is a free tool to…
Rank this Week: 300

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    The Boston University Library, Trespass and the MacBook

    The Boston University Library, Trespass and the MacBook
    This post examines an opinion from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts:  Commonwealth v. Bermudez, 2016 WL 1618213 (2016). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatThe defendant, Jonathan Bermudez, appeals  from his convictions…
  • Jun 22

    The Lawyer, Sexually Oriented Texts and Misconduct

    The Lawyer, Sexually Oriented Texts and Misconduct
    This post examines an opinion from the Ohio Supreme Court:  Disciplinary Counsel v. Bartels, 2016 WL 3344953 (2016).  The title of the case differs from the usual “Brown v. Smith” (civil case) or “State v.…
  • Jun 20

    Grand Theft, Petit Theft and the Dell Laptop

    Grand Theft, Petit Theft and the Dell Laptop
    This post deals with an opinion from the District Court of Appeal of Florida – Fourth District:  Walker v. State, 2016 WL 2745011 (2016). The court begins by explaining that “[t]he issue in this appeal is whether there was…
Rank this Week: 324

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jun 24

    Nova Scotia Officials Move on New Partnership

    Nova Scotia Officials Move on New Partnership
    A new strategic partnership will ensure consistent, focused care for injured workers who need more advanced treatment for work-related sprain and strain injuries, WCB Nova Scotia (Canada) announced recently.   The change will see WCB…
  • Jun 23

    Create A Workers’ Compensation GPS

    Create A Workers’ Compensation GPS
    Few managers would consider travel to a distant location without a global positioning system (GPS) on how to get to their destination.  The GPS provides precise information on the directions to travel and when to make a turn which…
  • Jun 23

    Texas DWC Provides Grace Period on Comp Coverage Need

    Texas DWC Provides Grace Period on Comp Coverage Need
    The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) is providing a grace period for employers without workers compensation insurance coverage or that terminated their coverage (non-subscribers) to report their…
Rank this Week: 367

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Covers estate planning.

http://www.mendellawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 306

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Jun 24

    GUEST POST: Mrs. Meyer takes over The Employer Handbook

    GUEST POST: Mrs. Meyer takes over The Employer Handbook
    My husband asked me if I wanted to blog for him and I am really not sure why.  My days consist of hearing things like, “knock knock”, “who’s there?”, “I eat mop” over and over again, not exactly…
  • Jun 23

    Can you fire someone for getting divorced? Once court says no.

    Can you fire someone for getting divorced? Once court says no.
    In this unanimous 6-0 decision on Tuesday, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that employers cannot let any of the following motivate an employment decision: being single; getting engaged; marriage; a break up; divorce; or recently widowed All…
  • Jun 22

    When does a telecommuter qualify for FMLA under the 50/75 rule? #HellaTrenchHR #shrm16

    When does a telecommuter qualify for FMLA under the 50/75 rule? #HellaTrenchHR #shrm16
    “This issue has been giving me FMLA nightmares!” – Said absolutely no one in HR. Quit judging and just indulge me, would you? Indeed, leave it Your BlognessTM to disrupt your HR-compliance world. ***Sips week-old ambrosia***…
Rank this Week: 322

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/
  • Jun 24

    Does The Business Judgment Rule Protect Directors Who Violate Governing Documents?

    Does The Business Judgment Rule Protect Directors Who Violate Governing Documents?
    Under the business judgment rule, a director will not be liable for a mistake in business judgment provided that certain conditions are met.  In the case of a California nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, a director who performs her…
  • Jun 23

    What Is A Knowing Violation Of Law?

    What Is A Knowing Violation Of Law?
    Nevada’s private corporation law automatically exculpates directors and officers from individual liability from individual liable to the corporation or its stockholders or creditors for any damages as a result of any act or failure to…
  • Jun 22

    10th Circuit Highlights Difference Between Delaware And Nevada Exculpatory Statute

    10th Circuit Highlights Difference Between Delaware And Nevada Exculpatory Statute
    Because the power to manage a corporation’s affairs rests with the board of directors, it is normally up to the board to decide whether the corporation will pursue a claim.  A shareholder who believes that the corporation should…
Rank this Week: 279

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Covers UK legal stories.

http://www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Jun 23

    The Results are in: We are OUT

    The Results are in: We are OUT
    Having sat up through the night to watch the counts come in, it is clear that there is a relatively even split throughout  the United Kingdom and the vote has been won by a relatively narrow margin.  But looking at each region…
  • May 26

    Buying your first home

    Buying your first home
    Buying your first home can be daunting, but if you want to take your first step on the property ladder, it’s important to know the basics – and to have the right people to fight your corner.   Most people would think the…
  • May 26

    Buying your first home

    Buying your first home
    Buying your first home can be daunting, but if you want to take your first step on the property ladder, it’s important to know the basics – and to have the right people to fight your corner.   Most people would think the…
Rank this Week: 307

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jun 23

    ProQuest Expands Publisher Participation in Access-to-Own to Include Almost 400,000 Title

    ProQuest Expands Publisher Participation in Access-to-Own to Include Almost 400,000 Title
    “With its newest acquisition model launching next month, ProQuest has grown the number of titles available through Access-to-Own to almost 400,000 and dramatically increased publisher participation in just eight months. ProQuest…
  • Jun 23

    See the Gutenberg Bible, 32,000 3D Mechanical Puzzles and a Lock of Edgar Allen Poe’s Hair at This Rare Library

    See the Gutenberg Bible, 32,000 3D Mechanical Puzzles and a Lock of Edgar Allen Poe’s Hair at This Rare Library
    “Only 48 copies of the Gutenberg Bible exist today, both in partial and full form. The book was the first major work produced on a printing press with movable type in 1455—and Indiana University’s Lilly Library in…
  • Jun 23

    In defense of book collecting

    In defense of book collecting
    “As of this writing there are 1,790 books in my apartment, some couple hundred in my campus office, and an unknown number floating about on loan to various friends and students. This represents a decrease of probably 20 percent from the…
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Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 23

    Oak woodlands and wine

    Oak woodlands and wine
    A popular San Luis Obispo county winemarker is suffering a backlash in restaurants after press reports that the winemaker bulldozed oak woodlands to expand production—possibly in violation of a county land grading ordinance. The dispute…
  • Jun 22

    The National Park Service and Climate Change

    The National Park Service and Climate Change
    This past weekend President Obama visited Yosemite, helping the National Park Service celebrate its 100th anniversary.  As part of his remarks, the President noted that climate change is already causing major impacts on the resources in…
  • Jun 22

    The Clean Power Plan — Lost Cost, High Benefit

    The Clean Power Plan — Lost Cost, High Benefit
    The Supreme Court’s stay of EPA’s Clean Power Plan was a surprise, and a questionable action on many grounds.  It now seems clear that the stay — along with much of the political fuss about the CPP — was based on…
Rank this Week: 281

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Jun 23

    The Troublesome Inheritance of Americans in Magna Carta and Trial by Jury

    The Troublesome Inheritance of Americans in Magna Carta and Trial by Jury
    Renee Lettow Lerner The Troublesome Inheritance of Americans in Magna Carta and Trial by Jury Abstract: Many Americans insisted on their traditional rights as Englishmen in the conflict with Britain before and after declaring independence.…
  • Jun 16

    The Eighth Amendment's Lost Jurors: Death Qualification and Evolving Standards of Decency

    The Eighth Amendment's Lost Jurors: Death Qualification and Evolving Standards of Decency
    Aliza Plener Cover Abstract: The Supreme Court’s inquiry into the constitutionality of the death penalty has overlooked a critical “objective indicator” of society’s “evolving standards of decency”: the rate at which citizens are…
  • Jun 13

    SCT to Allow Judges to Recall Jurors (Dietz v. Bouldin)

    SCT to Allow Judges to Recall Jurors (Dietz v. Bouldin)
    In Dietz v. Bouldin, the SCT in a 6-2 opinion held that "[a] federal district court has a limited inherent power to rescind a jury discharge order and recall a jury in a civil case for further deliberations after identifying...
Rank this Week: 357

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Whether to Conduct Depositions of Expert Witnesse

    Whether to Conduct Depositions of Expert Witnesse
    In a Litigation magazine article, Gregory Joseph sets out some strong reasons to consider for not conducting depositions of expert witnesses under the revised 2010 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). See Gregory P. Joseph, “The…
  • Jun 18

    The IARC Announces Water Causes Cancer

    The IARC Announces Water Causes Cancer
    Well, drinking water very hot, or other scalding beverages, probably does cause cancer. Earlier this week, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) issued a press release that one of its working groups had reviewed the data on…
  • May 29

    The Webb of Unsophistication in Products Liability Law

    The Webb of Unsophistication in Products Liability Law
    The Heart of the Matter The classic early cases in products liability law were about consumers hurt by consumer products, sold by manufacturers or dealers directly to consumers. The key component of these cases was inequality of bargaining…
Rank this Week: 298

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jun 23

    Court Deadlocks on President's Immigration Plan

    Court Deadlocks on President's Immigration Plan
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court today deadlocked 4-4 in the case challenging President Obama's deferred action plan for certain unauthorized immigrants, or DAPA. The Court's ruling in United States v. Texas…
  • Jun 23

    United States Supreme Court in Fisher II: UT Affirmative Action Plan Constitutional

    United States Supreme Court in Fisher II: UT Affirmative Action Plan Constitutional
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law On Fisher's second trip to the Court, the United States Supreme Court has found that the affirmative action plan of the University of Texas did not violate the...
  • Jun 20

    Cleveland RNC Convention Protest Zone Challenged

    Cleveland RNC Convention Protest Zone Challenged
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law On behalf of Citizens for Trump, the ACLU has filed a complaint against the City of Cleveland for its Event Zone Permit Regulations, arguing that the regulations…
Rank this Week: 346

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Jun 23

    Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence
    Recently, the news and social media outlets have been inundated with domestic violence headlines including allegations against Johnny Depp, the arrest of Sacramento Kings basketball player, Darren Collison, and the conviction of television…
  • Jun 15

    Summer Parenting

    Summer Parenting
    Summer is here!  While soaking in the warm sun and enjoying outdoor activities are top priorities, now is the time for co-parents to work together to formalize summer plans so that everyone can focus on maximizing summer fun with the…
  • May 10

    Divorce and Dependent Care Account

    Divorce and Dependent Care Account
    If you are going through a divorce and currently using a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), you need to know the specific rules associated with your Dependent Care FSA in order to be sure that you will continue to be reimbursed…
Rank this Week: 286

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    How to Make Sense of Your Monthly Account Statement

    How to Make Sense of Your Monthly Account Statement
    Brokerage account statements can be lengthy and complicated.  Having a basic idea of what you are looking at, however, can help you spot mistakes, unauthorized activity, and even fraud. Here are the key types of information generally…
  • Jun 13

    Financial Fraud: Don’t Be an Easy Target

    Financial Fraud: Don’t Be an Easy Target
    The headlines are full of stories of identity theft and investment fraud.  There are steps you can take to keep from being an easy target. Guard your Social Security number! Memorize the number and don’t carry your Social…
  • Jun 7

    Should I Stay or Should I Go?  What to know before following your broker to a new firm.

    Should I Stay or Should I Go?  What to know before following your broker to a new firm.
    If you have been with your broker for a while, chances are you have developed a good relationship with him or her. If he or she decides to change brokerage firms one day, you will most likely be asked to follow him or her to the new brokerage…
Rank this Week: 294

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 338

Antitrust Today

Antitrust Today

Covers antitrust issues both domestically and abroad. By Constantine Cannon LLP.

http://www.antitrusttoday.com
  • Jun 22

    Geographic Market Definition Trips Up FTC As Federal Court Rejects Challenge To Advocate-NorthShore Hospital Merger

    Geographic Market Definition Trips Up FTC As Federal Court Rejects Challenge To Advocate-NorthShore Hospital Merger
    By James J. Kovacs The loss of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) in a hospital merger case in the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois last week highlights just how tricky defining a proper geographic…
  • Jun 20

    The Antitrust Week In Review

    The Antitrust Week In Review
    Advocate-NorthShore Merger Delayed Again.  Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem face another delay over a merger they announced almost two years ago.  U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso on Friday granted the…
  • Jun 13

    The Antitrust Week In Review

    The Antitrust Week In Review
    Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. U.S. judge probes Uber over allegations of fraud in antitrust case. Uber must hand over documents to a federal judge probing…
Rank this Week: 302

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Jun 22

    Links for 2016-06-21 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-06-21 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jun 20

    Links for 2016-06-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-06-19 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jun 18

    Links for 2016-06-17 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-06-17 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 283

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Jun 21

    Private Equity Companies See Profits in Nursing Home

    Private Equity Companies See Profits in Nursing Home
    Nursing homes are big business that provide valuable investing opportunities for private equity firms around the world. While not a glamorous business, nursing home chains can make money. In 2009, the U.S. nursing home industry provided more…
  • Jun 14

    Facilities to Take a Closer Look at Use of Antibiotic

    Facilities to Take a Closer Look at Use of Antibiotic
    According to public health watchdog groups, nearly 75 percent of all antibiotics given to ailing residents in nursing facilities are incorrectly prescribed. In many cases, the resident was given the wrong medication or the right medication…
  • Jun 6

    Nursing Home Forcing Patients to Stay in Hospitals Indefinitely

    Nursing Home Forcing Patients to Stay in Hospitals Indefinitely
    While many low income individuals who have Medi-Cal (California Medical Assistance Program) are thrilled to have state-provided medical insurance, it may not be enough to provide them the coverage they require to stay in nursing homes…
Rank this Week: 358

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Jun 21

    Summer Safety Guide

    Summer Safety Guide
    For the first day of summer, our injury attorneys offer their top tips for staying safe in the water, at theme parks, and riding your bikes.
  • Jun 9

    Roundup Weedkiller Linked to Lymphoma

    Roundup Weedkiller Linked to Lymphoma
    The World Health Organization recently labeled Roundup weedkiller a probable human carcinogen. Monsanto’s popular product is linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in farm workers and other agricultural professionals. Our cancer lawyers…
  • May 3

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson
    DCF 1.0 A woman in Missouri won $55 million in the second ovarian cancer trial against baby powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Baby powder is made from talcum powder, and is linked to ovarian cancer when used genitally. Our…
Rank this Week: 328

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Questions about Sealing or Expunging your Criminal case in Florida Part Two

    Questions about Sealing or Expunging your Criminal case in Florida Part Two
    What Is The Expungement Process? Is There A Waiting Period? Are Certain Types Of Charges Easier To Expunge Or Have Sealed Or Is It A Standard Process? It’s mostly a standard process to seal or expunge your record. There are the minor…
  • Jun 15

    Questions about Sealing or Expunging your Criminal case in Florida Part One

    Questions about Sealing or Expunging your Criminal case in Florida Part One
    Frequently Asked Questions About The Sealing or Expungement Process What Is An Expungement? Expungement is the way to get your arrest accusation or criminal record removed from public viewing. It’s dictated by a Florida statute 943.0585…
  • Jun 8

    Drug Charges in Florida: Part two of four

    Drug Charges in Florida: Part two of four
    In part two of the four-part series “Drug charges in Florida”, we talk about “doctor shopping” and “pill mills” and their rapid growth in Florida. Have Drugs Crimes Become An Issue Recently? While drugs…
Rank this Week: 379

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    If my Ex Remarries Do I Need to Keep Paying Alimony

    If my Ex Remarries Do I Need to Keep Paying Alimony
    If spouses have been married for many years, the Florida court will usually award a financially dependent spouse alimony in their divorce. Although when the spouse receiving alimony remarries, moves in with someone else or improves their…
  • Jun 13

    How Does Florida Enforce Child Support?

    How Does Florida Enforce Child Support?
    It is every parent’s basic duty to provide for their child whether they live with the parent or not. In a divorce, the parent not living with the child usually pays the custodial parent child support to help take care of their child.…
  • Jun 6

    How Domestic Violence Impacts Child Custody

    How Domestic Violence Impacts Child Custody
    Domestic violence in Florida is defined as assault, battery, sexual abuse, stalking, kidnapping, or any other criminal offense by one household or family member to another that causes injury or death. While judges make custody decisions with…
Rank this Week: 381

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Motorcyclist Injured During Lake in the Hills Crash

    Motorcyclist Injured During Lake in the Hills Crash
    There was a motorcycle accident Friday night (June 17, 2016) in Lake in the Hills in which a motorcyclist was injured and hospitalized. According to the Lake in the Hills Police Department, the accident happened at 7:23 p.m., as a…
  • Jun 18

    Motorcyclist Injured During Head-On Collision In Joliet

    Motorcyclist Injured During Head-On Collision In Joliet
    A motorcyclist was injured Friday (June 17, 2016) in Joliet during a “head-on” collision in a car-motorcyle crash. According to Joliet Police, the accident happened at 4:50 p.m., as the motorcyclist was riding southbound on River…
  • Jun 13

    Motorcycles Collide During Unincorporated Island Lake Motorcycle Accident

    Motorcycles Collide During Unincorporated Island Lake Motorcycle Accident
    There was a motorcycle accident Sunday night (June 12, 2016) in unincorporated Island Lake.  According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, it is believed that this accident involved motorcycle riding after drinking. According…
Rank this Week: 311

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 20

    Establishing a Parenting Plan

    Establishing a Parenting Plan
    If you are a parent who is getting a divorce, one of the most important aspects of your divorce will be child custody, and this will be addressed in a “parenting plan.” In California, divorcing parents must create a…
  • Jun 15

    Should I Move Out of the Marital Home?

    Should I Move Out of the Marital Home?
    When people file for divorce, it’s not uncommon for them to wonder if moving out of the marital home would have any impact on their divorce proceedings. People commonly, and mistakenly believe that moving out of the marital home…
  • Jun 14

    Reasons to Consider a Postnuptial Agreement

    Reasons to Consider a Postnuptial Agreement
    Getting married to the love of your life is an exciting adventure. After you’ve chosen the reception location, the invitations, the cake, the menu, the flowers, and the honeymoon spot, you can’t forget that once you’re…
Rank this Week: 374