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Arkansas Injury Lawyer Blog

Arkansas Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers boat accidents, motorcycle accident, and nursing home abuse in Arkansas. By Pfeifer Law Firm.

http://www.arkansasinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Recovering After an Arkansas Drunk Driving Accident

    Recovering After an Arkansas Drunk Driving Accident
    It’s common knowledge that drunk driving is against the law. However, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, each year across Arkansas there are approximately 150 deaths caused by drunk driving. For whatever reason, the fact…
  • Feb 23

    The Availability of Punitive Damages in Arkansas Personal Injury Case

    The Availability of Punitive Damages in Arkansas Personal Injury Case
    When someone is injured due to the negligence of another party, the injured party is entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit against the person whom they claim is responsible for their injuries. If the accident victim is successful in…
  • Jan 5

    Arkansas Supreme Court Discusses Sole-Remedy Provision of Workers’ Compensation Law, Dismissing Plaintiff’s Appeal

    Arkansas Supreme Court Discusses Sole-Remedy Provision of Workers’ Compensation Law, Dismissing Plaintiff’s Appeal
    Last month, the Arkansas Supreme Court issued a written opinion in a personal injury case brought by a woman against her husband’s previous employer, alleging that her husband’s exposure to asbestos while on the job caused the…
Rank this Week: 987

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Feb 25

    Finally, Someone Else asks "Is the Supreme Court a Court?"

    Finally, Someone Else asks "Is the Supreme Court a Court?"
    By Eric SegallReaders of this Blog, or those who follow me on Twitter or elsewhere, probably know that I've devoted much of my career, and a full length book, to the argument that the Supreme Court is actually not a "Court," as we generally…
  • Feb 24

    Trump's Muslim Travel Ban 2.0 Will Be Magical

    Trump's Muslim Travel Ban 2.0 Will Be Magical
    by Michael DorfAccording to a story in The Hill on Wednesday, the White House has decided to wait until next week to release a revised Executive Order (EO) to (presumably) replace EO 13769, which has been stayed in the courts. Exactly what…
  • Feb 23

    Viewing Trump's Mess from Abroad

    Viewing Trump's Mess from Abroad
    by Neil H. BuchananThe rest of the world has been looking on with a combination of bemusement and horror as Donald Trump has made the transition from cartoonish reality-TV star to even more cartoonish American president.  By all…
Rank this Week: 371

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 Februry

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 Februry
    A busy week this week, with a legal update webinar with Sam Madge-Wyld for our Legal Update course on Tuesday and a visit to the Property Redress Scheme HQ on Thursday. I am also pleased to announce that the Lodger Landlord website is…
  • Feb 24

    Tessa Shepperson Friday Newsround #7

    Tessa Shepperson Friday Newsround #7
    Ben and I are alternating the Newsround now so you are going to get me every 2 weeks. Ming you, this morning I am recovering after 11 hours travelling yesterday after my usual Property Redress Scheme quarterly Council meeting. It took 3 hours…
  • Feb 22

    David Smith at the Landlord Law Conference 2017

    David Smith at the Landlord Law Conference 2017
    David Smith – who is fast becoming THE go-to expert on landlord and tenant issues, has always been one one of the most popular speakers at our Conferences. As you probably know, David is a solicitor and partner in the legal 500 law firm…
Rank this Week: 410

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Feb 25

    Links for 2017-02-24 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-02-24 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Feb 21

    Links for 2017-02-20 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-02-20 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Feb 17

    Links for 2017-02-16 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-02-16 [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: 556

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Videos prepared for Hogan Lovells' celebration of the life of E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr. last Thursday are here.  We attended and enjoyed learning about this lion of the Washington bar. The Law Times has a series on the various sources of…
  • Feb 24

    Collings on Comparative Constitutional History

    Collings on Comparative Constitutional History
    Justin Collings, Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School, What Should Comparative Constitutional History Compare? University of Illinois Law Review (2017)Raymond Grew once observed that, ‘‘for many professional…
  • Feb 24

    Rady on Hungarian customary law

    Rady on Hungarian customary law
    We missed this book by Martyn Rady, UCL, out in 2015: Customary Law in Hungary: Courts, Texts, and the Tripartitum. From Oxford University Press: This is the first comprehensive treatment in any language of the history of customary…
Rank this Week: 341

Spatial Law

Spatial Law

Covers legal issues associated with geospatial data and technology. Published by Kevin Pomfret.

http://spatiallaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Spatial Law and Policy Update February 21, 2017)

    Spatial Law and Policy Update February 21, 2017)
    SPATIAL LAW AND POLICY UPDATE"Where Geospatial Technology Is Taking the Law"LEGAL DISCIPLINESPrivacy/Data Protection/CybersecuritySmart City: the next step or privacy threat? (Computer Business Review)  Data Commissioner legally…
  • Jul 26

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (July 25, 2016)

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (July 25, 2016)
    LEGAL DISCIPLINESPrivacy/Data Protection/CybersecurityPokémon Go has revealed a new battleground for virtual privacy  (Business Insider)EPIC Ask FTC to Investigate Privacy Risks of Pokemon GO  (EPIC)Digital toxic waste…
  • Feb 23

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (February 21, 2016)

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (February 21, 2016)
    SPATIAL LAW AND POLICY UPDATE"Where Geospatial Technology Is Taking the Law"LEGAL DISCIPLINESPrivacyHow this company tracked 16,000 Iowa caucus-goers via their phones  (Fusion)Apple’s FBI Battle Is Complicated. Here’s…
Rank this Week: 815

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 907

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Who are the Other Parties Liable in a Drunk Driving Accident Claim?

    Who are the Other Parties Liable in a Drunk Driving Accident Claim?
    There are a number of parties that can be held accountable in any drunk driving accident. But did you know that there are some parties that may not seem directly involved in the accident, but can still be held liable in a civil claim? One of…
  • Feb 20

    Enhanced Catheter Safety Helps Reduce Hospital Infection

    Enhanced Catheter Safety Helps Reduce Hospital Infection
    Improved safety measures associated with catheters are reducing the risk of contamination of central venous lines and fatal blood stream infections in hospitals. According to a new study, when hospitals improve catheter safety, there is a…
  • Jan 26

    Missing Accident Data Impedes Ability to Prevent School bus Accident

    Missing Accident Data Impedes Ability to Prevent School bus Accident
    The horrifying fatal school bus accident in Chattanooga in November that killed five children has highlighted the frailties in the system that make it difficult to track accidents and take steps to effectively prevent similar deadly crashes.…
Rank this Week: 762

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 309

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 879

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Feb 24

    California’s Interlock Law and Impaired Driving

    California’s Interlock Law and Impaired Driving
    There is a new impaired-driving law that will take effect in San Diego in 2019, but right now, the law is already in force in certain counties in California, according to a report from AutoConnectedCar.com. Late last year, California Governor…
  • Feb 23

    Harley Riding Law Professor Wins With Former Student

    Harley Riding Law Professor Wins With Former Student
    Law professor Jane Siegel has spent more than two decades doing the things she loves: teaching law students and lawyers, and riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle. Last June, however, when the retired Marine Corp Colonel was riding to work on…
  • Feb 17

    Defective IKEA Beach Chair Could Pose Injury Risk to San Diego Resident

    Defective IKEA Beach Chair Could Pose Injury Risk to San Diego Resident
    Did you recently purchase a beach chair at the IKEA store in San Diego on Fenton Parkway? While IKEA can be a great option for purchasing reasonably priced furniture, a recent report from the Newport Beach Patch indicates that the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 882

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Trusts for Tots and Teenager

    Trusts for Tots and Teenager
    Children under the age of 18 cannot directly inherit more than a small amount of money. If you make no provisions in your Will, a court will appoint a property guardian to manage your child’s assets until he reaches 18. The property…
  • Feb 7

    The Importance of Beneficiary Designation

    The Importance of Beneficiary Designation
    A holding by the U.S. Supreme Court in Kennedy v. Plan Administrator for DuPont Savings and Investment Plan, et al. makes clear the importance of keeping on top of estate planning matters. In that case, a divorced father did not take all of…
  • Feb 7

    The Importance of Beneficiary Designation

    The Importance of Beneficiary Designation
    A holding by the U.S. Supreme Court in Kennedy v. Plan Administrator for DuPont Savings and Investment Plan, et al. makes clear the importance of keeping on top of estate planning matters. In that case, a divorced father did not take all of…
Rank this Week: 978

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 473

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    The Necessity of Downtime

    The Necessity of Downtime
    I think most of us would agree that we work hard to have a better life.  Unfortunately, many of us make the mistake of thinking our better life is off in the distance; it’s “someday” rather than today.  And…
  • Feb 23

    Is Your Ugly Office Costing Your Law Firm Business?

    Is Your Ugly Office Costing Your Law Firm Business?
    One of the main ways to differentiate your law firm is by focusing on the client experience, the way your prospects and clients experience your law firm. At our monthly Rainmaker Retreat, I teach attorneys how to micromanage the client…
  • Feb 22

    4 Ways Attorneys Can Connect with Today’s Legal Consumer

    4 Ways Attorneys Can Connect with Today’s Legal Consumer
    Last year, an Avvo survey of 1,000 consumers who purchased legal services provided some important insights into what attorneys need to know about the modern legal consumer.  The Avvo study offered a three-point description of…
Rank this Week: 756

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Feb 24

    RD Legal Funding Accused of Scamming 9/11 Responders, Former NFL Player

    RD Legal Funding Accused of Scamming 9/11 Responders, Former NFL Player
    It’s not unusual for litigation to require months or years before settlement. Even then, it does not necessarily follow that anyone will receive timely compensation. That is where companies like RD Legal Funding step in. RD Legal…
  • Feb 17

    Worker’s Medical Marijuana To Be Covered By Worker’s Compensation Insurance

    Worker’s Medical Marijuana To Be Covered By Worker’s Compensation Insurance
    A December 2016 decision reached by an Administrative Law Judge in New Jersey may have implications for employers in other states where medical marijuana is legal. With the current trend toward legalization of marijuana, it’s only…
  • Feb 9

    Judge Denies Walmart Drivers Another $80 Million in Wage Lawsuit

    Judge Denies Walmart Drivers Another $80 Million in Wage Lawsuit
    U.S. District Judge Susan Illston has ruled that Walmart truck drivers are not entitled to an additional $80 million in a class action lawsuit settlement. The complaint was filed in 2008 with hundreds of California truck drivers claiming that…
Rank this Week: 266

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 502

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

Covers legal issues, developments, and other pertinent pertinent information relating to the creation, use, and exchange of electronic health records. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://hipaahealthlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 765

North Carolina Journal of Law &…

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology

Features legal scholarship in law and technology topics, including intellectual property law, cyberspace law, environmental law, criminal law, health law, and privacy law.

http://ncjolt.org/
  • Feb 24

    Treatment of Women in the Tech Industry Cannot Be Ignored

    Treatment of Women in the Tech Industry Cannot Be Ignored
    Technology companies, especially start-ups, have long been a beacon for the quirky yet talented to produce great products that make early investors and creators rich. Somewhere around 90% of startups will ultimately fail and with the speed in…
  • Feb 23

    Microsoft is Fighting to Protect Your Secret

    Microsoft is Fighting to Protect Your Secret
    It seems the United States Government cannot stop secretly spying on its citizens, but Microsoft, and other service providers, may be paving the way to at least remove some of the secrecy. U.S. District Court Judge James Robart—recently…
  • Feb 22

    Helping Astronauts Go to the Bathroom in Space

    Helping Astronauts Go to the Bathroom in Space
    Imagine that moment of trying to unlock your front door when you desperately need to use the bathroom. You finally jiggle the key into the lock, burst into the room, drop everything you’re holding, and sprint to the bathroom. Relief.…
Rank this Week: 971

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Vietnam to build five more lethal injection venue

    Vietnam to build five more lethal injection venue
    Source: DTI News (9 February 2017)http://www.dtinews.vn/en/news/017/49419/vietnam-to-build-five-more-lethal-injection-venues.htmlFive more venues to facilitate lethal injections will be built in Vietnam in the coming time according to the…
  • Feb 16

    ‘Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean’

    ‘Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean’
    Source: The Manila Times (16 February 2017)http://www.manilatimes.net/reviving-death-penalty-ph-setback-asean/312522/THE revival of capital punishment will be an embarrassment for the Philippines and a setback for the rest of Southeast Asia,…
  • Feb 7

    Indonesia reaffirms use of death penalty despite criticism

    Indonesia reaffirms use of death penalty despite criticism
    Source: Jakarta Post (1 February 2017)http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/02/01/indonesia-reaffirms-use-of-death-penalty-despite-criticism.htmlAttorney General M. Prasetyo said on Wednesday that Indonesia would continue to impose the…
Rank this Week: 733

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Melania Trump’s Lawsuit and Tax Return

    Melania Trump’s Lawsuit and Tax Return
    The other day I ripped Melania Trump‘s lawyers for stupidly claiming — in a defamation lawsuit against those that called her an escort while she was a model — that she had lost her once-in-a-liftime opportunity to capitalize…
  • Feb 22

    Saving TechDirt

    Saving TechDirt
    As regular readers know, I’ve twice been sued for defamation over my reporting and opinions from this blog. When Joseph Rakofsky sued me (and so many others) for reporting on his dreadful attempt to defend a murder case in his…
  • Feb 15

    Trials, Trump and Betrayal

    Trials, Trump and Betrayal
    The feeling of betrayal is, perhaps one of the most powerful of emotions. It comes up in law all the time, and now it comes up in politics with the Flynn-Russia scandal and Trump’s demonstration that making America great is not…
Rank this Week: 708

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Feb 24

    Is Your Law Firm a Ferrari or a Ford?

    Is Your Law Firm a Ferrari or a Ford?
    No knock on Ford, but the Ferrari lives in a different universe. You don’t expect a Ford Taurus to drive like a Ferrari 488 GTB. But you wouldn’t take the Ferrari out for a quart of milk. Both have different roles to play. One’s a very…
  • Feb 23

    Did you Know? You’re Also a Legal Marketing Leader

    Did you Know? You’re Also a Legal Marketing Leader
    Law firm owners who double as legal marketing leaders have enviable practices. They are forward-looking, keep their team focused and in a positive mind-set, and are skilled at anticipating issues before a crisis point. Legal marketing leaders…
  • Feb 22

    Does Multi-Channel Digital Marketing Calibration Sound Like a Late Night Commercial?

    Does Multi-Channel Digital Marketing Calibration Sound Like a Late Night Commercial?
    Fragmented data, uncalibrated channels and humans who can’t see the forest for the trees are a few reasons why it is sometimes challenging to measure the success of your digital marketing. The challenge is assigning a value so that all of…
Rank this Week: 583

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    It is unusual for me to be on the pointy…

    It is unusual for me to be on the pointy end of a public policy debate  in my practice, but I kept a man from being deported today, and it may be the best thing I've ever done with my license.The man's story is interesting, but it is…
  • Feb 22

    Jared Mobarak, Chris Schobert and my Oscar…

    Jared Mobarak, Chris Schobert and my Oscar pics here.
  • Feb 14

    Well, this is kind of interesting. Forbes…

    Well, this is kind of interesting. Forbes has assembled a list of each state's favorite vinyl albums from 2016 based on eBay sales figures. The methodology: "Favorite" means the album a state buys at the highest rate compared to that state's…
Rank this Week: 566

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Feb 24

    DE ONVRIJWILLIGE ONTBINDING VAN RECHTSPERSONEN

    DE ONVRIJWILLIGE ONTBINDING VAN RECHTSPERSONEN
    Kan bij beschikking van de Kamer van Koophandel De regeling op grond waarvan de Kamer van Koophandel en Nijverheid de ontbinding van rechtspersonen kan bewerkstelligen is in Curaçao met ingang van 28 december 2016 sterk…
  • Feb 2

    EEN OVEREENKOMST MET HET LAND?

    EEN OVEREENKOMST MET HET LAND?
    Let op de Comptabiliteitsverordening 1989 Uit een kort gedingvonnis van 26 januari 2017 van het Gerecht in Eerste Aanleg te Aruba (ECLI:NL:OGEAA:2017:54) blijkt nog maar weer eens dat de overheid (in dit geval het Land Aruba) niet (zomaar) is…
  • Jan 18

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD
    The CCC represents 33 countries A new Board of the Consular Corps of Curaçao was appointed at the recent annual general meeting. Karel Frielink, honorary consul of Germany, was appointed the new Dean. The other board members appointed…
Rank this Week: 497

Qui Tam 101

Qui Tam 101

Covers qui tam lawsuits. By Nolan Law Firm.

http://false-claims-act.net
  • Feb 24

    2017 Is the Year to Speak Up Against Healthcare Fraud

    2017 Is the Year to Speak Up Against Healthcare Fraud
    The year is still new.  The decision to become a whistleblower is not easy nor do False Claims cases resolve themselves quickly. However,  a whistleblower has the power and ability to bring sizeable and specific evidence of fraud to…
  • Feb 13

    US Intervene’s in Whistleblower’s Lawsuit Alleging Kickbacks for Ambulance Service

    US Intervene’s in Whistleblower’s Lawsuit Alleging Kickbacks for Ambulance Service
    Recently, the U.S. filed a complaint in partial intervention in the Eastern District of Texas against East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System, Inc., (together, “ETMC”), Paramedics Plus, LLC, Emergency…
  • Feb 9

    Attorney General Sessions on the Value of Whistleblower

    Attorney General Sessions on the Value of Whistleblower
    Transcript:  Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA): In 1986, 10 years before you came to the United States Senate I got the False Claims Act passed. It has brought 53 billion dollars back into the federal treasury since then. If you’re…
Rank this Week: 321

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Third Circuit Affirms Injunction in Non-Compete Case

    Third Circuit Affirms Injunction in Non-Compete Case
    Last October, I discussed a case in which the District of New Jersey issued an injunction which enforced ADP, LLC’s non-compete agreement with two of its former employees.  Earlier this month, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals…
  • Feb 14

    Court Overturns Jury Waiver and Fee Award to Employer Under CEPA

    Court Overturns Jury Waiver and Fee Award to Employer Under CEPA
    In a recent published opinion, New Jersey’s Appellate Division reversed a trial court’s rulings that an employee had waived his right to a jury trial under New Jersey’s whistleblower law, the Conscientious Employee…
  • Feb 7

    Employer’s “Honest Belief” Defeats FMLA Retaliation Claim

    Employer’s “Honest Belief” Defeats FMLA Retaliation Claim
    Last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employee cannot establish a retaliation claim under the Family & Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) if his employer honestly believed he abused his right to take time off…
Rank this Week: 784

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Ruling of the Week 2017.6: Printers vs. Printing Machine

    Ruling of the Week 2017.6: Printers vs. Printing Machine
    This one will be quick, for lots of reasons. Mostly, I don’t have much to add to the ruling other than a question. The ruling at issue is HQ H128416 (Feb. 9, 2017). It involves the tariff classification of digital wide-format ink-jet…
  • Feb 21

    Sunflower Seed

    Sunflower Seed
    I am falling behind on Rulings of the Week, but not for want of effort. I am keeping up with CIT decisions (more or less). The latest of which is Well Luck Co., Inc. v. United States. The case has to do with the classification of sunflower…
  • Feb 15

    Who Moved My CAFTA-DR Cheese?

    Who Moved My CAFTA-DR Cheese?
    La Nica Products is an odd case. It involves a claim for preferential duty treatment under the US-Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement, or CAFTA-DR. The merchandise is cheese from Nicaragua. On its face, one would think…
Rank this Week: 554

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Feb 24

    Cal App: Increasing A Nonprofit's Losses May Result In A Business Goodwill Claim

    Cal App: Increasing A Nonprofit's Losses May Result In A Business Goodwill Claim
    We've been meaning to post People ex rel. Dept' of Transportation v. Presidio Performing Arts Foundation, No. A145278 (Nov. 3, 2016) for a while (as you might be able to tell by the date of the opinion), thinking that one of our left coast…
  • Feb 24

    11th Cir: Junky Inverse Condemnation Case Not Ripe

    11th Cir: Junky Inverse Condemnation Case Not Ripe
    Scopellitti's properties were apparently falling apart, as they were subject to a list of code violations, so the city issued citations, and went through the proscribed nuisance abatement procedures. Scopellitti, it seems, pretty much ignored…
  • Feb 15

    Hawaii Supreme Court Oral Arguments: When Is Election Law Admin Appeal "Brought?"

    Hawaii Supreme Court Oral Arguments: When Is Election Law Admin Appeal "Brought?"
    Here's the recording of Hawaii Supreme Court oral arguments from last month in a case we first were following, and then later became involved in as counsel. As we previewed here, the question which the court is reviewing is whether an appeal…
Rank this Week: 667

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Lawsuit Funding can be the Financial Ammunition Needed to Fight for Your Right

    Lawsuit Funding can be the Financial Ammunition Needed to Fight for Your Right
    A 21-year-old Bryan, Texas man was killed and three others were injured in a rollover accident. According to police, four people were in a pick-up when the driver lost control and the truck flipped and rolled. One passenger was pronounced…
  • Feb 23

    Pharmacy Accused of Prescription Error that Caused Death

    Pharmacy Accused of Prescription Error that Caused Death
    Pharmacy errors can happen when the wrong dose of a prescription is given, when the wrong medication is given and in other circumstances. When that duty of care is breached and the breach causes harm to the patient, a pharmacy and pharmacist…
  • Feb 21

    Lawsuit Alleges Nurses Tied Resident to Wheelchair and Injected a Sedative to Keep Her Quiet

    Lawsuit Alleges Nurses Tied Resident to Wheelchair and Injected a Sedative to Keep Her Quiet
    When we place our loved ones in the care of a nursing home, we expect they will receive quality care. Unfortunately, nursing home negligence and abuse are all too common due in part to overworked nurses, under-trained staff, and/or a simple…
Rank this Week: 972

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

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

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 422

Virgin Islands Law Blog

Virgin Islands Law Blog

Covers U.S. Virgin Island law and politics. By Tom Bolt.

http://lawblog.vilaw.com/
  • Feb 24

    Governor Vetoes Bill Eliminating Customs Duties in U.S. Virgin Island

    Governor Vetoes Bill Eliminating Customs Duties in U.S. Virgin Island
    U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp recently vetoed legislation that would have eliminated customs duties, while at the same time transferring money that would have been collected through a different provision in the proposed bill. The…
  • Feb 10

    Legislators Look at ‘Sin Taxes’ to Address USVI Financial Situation

    Legislators Look at ‘Sin Taxes’ to Address USVI Financial Situation
    Members of the U.S. Virgin Islands Senate recently met to discuss a variety of issues, including the financial affairs of the Government of the Virgin Islands. Of particular interest were the opinions of senators on Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s…
  • Feb 6

    How Sound Estate Planning Benefits Your Busine

    How Sound Estate Planning Benefits Your Busine
    If you own a business or have an ownership stake in a corporation, you will need to account for these activities in your estate planning. You have likely spent years building up your business, so the last thing you want is for the estate tax…
Rank this Week: 693

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Feb 24

    YouTube Defeats Another Remove-and-Relocate Case–Darnaa v. Google

    YouTube Defeats Another Remove-and-Relocate Case–Darnaa v. Google
    YouTube has been sued a few times for removing a video based on its spam policies and then relocating it to a new URL because remove-and-relocate breaks in-bound links (and any associated marketing investments) and resets the view counter.…
  • Feb 21

    Illinois Anti-SLAPP Law Doesn’t Apply To Law Firm Blog Posts–Bock & Hatch v. McGuireWood

    Illinois Anti-SLAPP Law Doesn’t Apply To Law Firm Blog Posts–Bock & Hatch v. McGuireWood
    We’re revisiting the important and entirely self-referential issue of defamation liability for blogging about judicial opinions. As I’ve discussed before (this post is perhaps my most heartfelt), blogging about judicial opinions…
  • Feb 18

    Ellen DeGeneres Defeats Lawsuit Over Breast Pun–TiTi Pierce v. Warner Bro

    Ellen DeGeneres Defeats Lawsuit Over Breast Pun–TiTi Pierce v. Warner Bro
    The Ellen Show, featuring Ellen DeGeneres, runs a periodic segment called “What’s Wrong with These Signs? Signs.” In Feb. 2016, the segment included a sign for “Nipple Convalescent Home” followed by the…
Rank this Week: 624

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/
  • Feb 24

    El Salvador considering proposal to increase jail sentences of women seeking abortion

    El Salvador considering proposal to increase jail sentences of women seeking abortion
    National Catholic Reporter (Feb. 21, 2017): El Salvador's proposal to increase jail sentences of women seeking abortions must be rejected, by Natasha Reifenberg, Alexis Doyle and Aly Cox: Earlier this week El Salvador began debating a…
  • Feb 23

    Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade, die

    Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade, die
    Washington Post (February 18, 2017): Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decisions legalizing abortion nationwide dies at 19, by Emily Langer: Last Saturday, Norma McCorvey who was plaintiff "Jane Roe" in the 1973 case Roe v.…
  • Feb 22

    Judge Blocks Medicaid Cuts to Planned Parenthood in Texa

    Judge Blocks Medicaid Cuts to Planned Parenthood in Texa
    New York Times (Feb. 21, 2017): Judge Blocks Medicaid Cuts to Planned Parenthood in Texas, by Christopher Mele: On Tuesday, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction preventing Texas from defunding Planned Parenthood finding that the…
Rank this Week: 431

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    Damages Claims for Assault by Parents and Caregivers Upon Children

    Damages Claims for Assault by Parents and Caregivers Upon Children
    BY PAUL ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYERA recent parliamentary bill in Ontario, the "Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act" brought changes to Ontario's Limitations Act, and removed virtually all time limits on bringing court claims…
  • Feb 23

    Setting Up or Updating Child Support Online in Ontario

    Setting Up or Updating Child Support Online in Ontario
    BY RACHEL SPENCE, LAW CLERKWouldn’t it be amazing if you could avoid going to Court to update or set up your child support payments? The Government of Ontario has made that an option for some, by setting up a user-friendly site found…
  • Feb 23

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday February 23, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net.A…
Rank this Week: 696

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers false medical records, amputation medical malpractice, birth injuries, hospital malpractice and medical malpractice. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Jury Awards $45.8 Million in Post-Childbirth Brain Damage Malpractice Case

    Jury Awards $45.8 Million in Post-Childbirth Brain Damage Malpractice Case
    After eight days of testimony and fifteen hours of deliberations, an Atlanta jury this week awarded $45.8 million to a woman who suffered catastrophic and irreversible brain damage just days after giving birth.  Three days after her…
  • Feb 3

    PA Jury Awards $14.5 Million to Child Born With Cerebral Palsy

    PA Jury Awards $14.5 Million to Child Born With Cerebral Palsy
    A jury in a medical malpractice case tried in federal court has awarded $14.5 million to a young boy who suffered catastrophic injuries, including cerebral palsy, during birth.  The lawsuit alleged that the healthcare providers involved…
  • Jan 27

    Montgomery County, Maryland Jury Awards $1 Million in Medical Negligence Case

    Montgomery County, Maryland Jury Awards $1 Million in Medical Negligence Case
    After a five-day trial last week, a jury in Montgomery County, Maryland awarded $1 million a man who permanently lost vision in one eye following surgery.  The man went to a local eye clinic in December of 2014 with pre-existing…
Rank this Week: 853

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: 430

The Reverse Merger & SPAC Blog

The Reverse Merger & SPAC Blog

Covers reverse mergers, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), and other alternatives to initial public offerings (IPOs). By David Feldman.

http://www.reversemergerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 985

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (12/31/16) *Using New Specific Date Format

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (12/31/16) *Using New Specific Date Format
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 1/25/17 with processing dates as of 11/30/16. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Feb 23

    BALCA on Travel Requirements and Multi-Position Notices of Filing

    BALCA on Travel Requirements and Multi-Position Notices of Filing
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently affirmed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for several “Software Engineer” positions. Upon evaluating an Employer’s…
  • Feb 22

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE (end 1st half) – 2/9/17

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE (end 1st half) – 2/9/17
    The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs. There is a cap limit of 33,000 for the first half of the fiscal year and 33,000…
Rank this Week: 886

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

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

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

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Feb 24

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Hearing ‘America First,’ European Nations Jockey to Be Second. I try to avoid partisan politics on this blog, but some things are just too funny to ignore. With President Trump saying he will make America “first”…
  • Feb 24

    What You Need to Know about Government Liability for Auto Accident

    What You Need to Know about Government Liability for Auto Accident
    If you get in an accident, the procedure is typically simple. You file a police accident report to show fault, trade insurance cards, and let your insurance company handle the rest. In some cases, you may then file a civil lawsuit. If you are…
  • Feb 23

    3 Legal Considerations For Those With A Risky Career

    3 Legal Considerations For Those With A Risky Career
    While it may not be the case in the corporate board room, in many industries, the highest paying positions tend to be the riskiest. With those high salaries, however, comes inherent danger. As such, there are special legal considerations for…
Rank this Week: 668

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

Covers law, technology, economics and history. By Nick Szabo.

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Conflict and collectibles among the Yurok

    Conflict and collectibles among the Yurok
    Until about 11,000 years ago all humans were foragers, living by hunting, gathering, or fishing.  To study human evolution, and in particular the interest of this author, the long evolution of collectibles -- non-fungible treasure and…
  • Feb 9

    Money, blockchains, and social scalability

    Money, blockchains, and social scalability
  • Dec 18

    Weigh and deliver: compensation and the evolution of law and money

    Weigh and deliver: compensation and the evolution of law and money
    Long before the invention of coins, the earliest written legal codes take for granted the existence of commodity money that served both as a medium for paying fines and compensation and as a unit of account and standard of value assessing…
Rank this Week: 246

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Feb 23

    An interesting week...

    An interesting week...
    Hopefully, you will find something of interest amongst my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included:The case against marriage - Why some people reject the institution.Is it just me, or are…
  • Feb 23

    Book Review: Dictionary of Financial Remedies, 2017 Edition

    Book Review: Dictionary of Financial Remedies, 2017 Edition
    Dictionary of Financial RemediesHess, Duckworth & Max£50 - Published by Class Legal: February 2017I am minded to make this my shortest book review ever, by referring to my previous reviews of the first three editions of Dictionary…
  • Feb 19

    News Essentials: 20th February 2017

    News Essentials: 20th February 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSPrime Minister's plans to transform the way we tackle domestic violence and abusePrime Minister Theresa May announced plans for a major programme of work…
Rank this Week: 344

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Scammers Throw Themselves In Front of Cars and Demand Money!

    Scammers Throw Themselves In Front of Cars and Demand Money!
    The scam may be as old as the automobile itself: A fraudster throws himself in front of a vehicle and demands that the driver pay for his self-inflicted (or nonexistent) injuries. But in an age of ever-present cameras, it’s getting a…
  • Feb 21

    The Dangers of Purchasing a Salvage Title Vehicle

    The Dangers of Purchasing a Salvage Title Vehicle
    If the term “salvage title” stops you in your tracks, you’re not off base. Salvage title cars attract some buyers because they’re priced significantly below market. They might seem like a bargain, but ultimately they…
  • Feb 14

    8 SUVs With the Highest Safety Score

    8 SUVs With the Highest Safety Score
    What are the safest SUV’s? Millions of Americans drive vehicles like these, and families are dependent on the vehicles to keep them safe in the event of a crash. For many new SUV buyers, no characteristic is more important than safety.…
Rank this Week: 690

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Feb 23

    Fossil Fuel Hero Story

    Fossil Fuel Hero Story
    David Roberts, writing on a recent bipartisan effort from State Governors to help renewable energy in the United States: People are more likely to accept a story in which they are the heroes than one in which they are the villains. In that…
  • Feb 9

    Supporting Trump Travel Ban

    Supporting Trump Travel Ban
    President Trump lost a preliminary round in the legal fight about his Muslim travel ban. I for one hope he will be able to turn this around later on. It is true that this travel ban doesn’t help securing the population of the United…
  • Jan 22

    White House Still White

    White House Still White
    President Trump has started his term a couple of days ago. And I stand corrected. A couple of my recent predictions were clearly wrong. For one, the White House has (as of now) not been repainted in black, in honor of Trump’s fossil…
Rank this Week: 486

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Boca Raton Boy Allegedly Punched by Former NY Jet Defensive Lineman

    Boca Raton Boy Allegedly Punched by Former NY Jet Defensive Lineman
    A Boca Raton man facing charges that he pushed and punched a 15-year-old after accusing the boy of egging his home is a former NFL player who spent seven seasons with the New York Jets. Scott Mersereau, 51, posted a $3,000 bond Saturday and…
  • Feb 18

    Woman Accused of Performing Oral Sex in Duval Courthouse Arrested

    Woman Accused of Performing Oral Sex in Duval Courthouse Arrested
    A woman accused of performing oral sex on a man inside the Duval County Courthouse and then posting a video of the act has been arrested. The 26-year-old was booked into the Duval County jail Wednesday night, according to jail records.…
  • Jan 27

    2 Convicted Of $8.9 Million Medicare Scam In Florida And Three Other Gulf Coast State

    2 Convicted Of $8.9 Million Medicare Scam In Florida And Three Other Gulf Coast State
    Federal prosecutors have said that two owners of psychological service companies have been convicted of an $8.9 million fraud scheme that billed Medicare for unnecessary or nonexistent tests on nursing home patients in four Gulf Coast states.…
Rank this Week: 806

LexUtah

LexUtah

Covers Utah's Legal Scene.

http://www.lexutah.com
  • Feb 23

    Important Tax Considerations in Starting a Business in Utah

    Important Tax Considerations in Starting a Business in Utah
    When you start a business in Utah, you are going to make money. When you make money, you will have to pay taxes. The type of business you create will determine how you account to the IRS for the money you make. The four business entities that…
  • May 31

    Basic Contract Terms in Utah

    Basic Contract Terms in Utah
    The Utah Court of Appeals recently provided a quick and dirty summary of basic contract terms in Lebrecht v. Deep Blue Pools, 2016 UT App 110. The case also provides a primer for creating an enforceable settlement agreement without an…
  • Apr 28

    How to Use a Liquidated Damages Clause in Utah Contract

    How to Use a Liquidated Damages Clause in Utah Contract
    What happens when you suffer harm from a breach of contract that you cannot prove or would have a very difficult time proving? Such as for a delay? Often your damages will go unreimbursed. One typical situation is for delay in contract…
Rank this Week: 901

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    People v. Nicolas (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 23, 2017)

    People v. Nicolas (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 23, 2017)
    Don't text and drive.It's good counsel.  For a plethora of reasons.  For one, you don't want to kill (or even harm) anyone as a result of your distracted driving.  Which definitely exists.Here's another reason:  Even if…
  • Feb 22

    Vieira Enterprises v. McCoy (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 22, 2017)

    Vieira Enterprises v. McCoy (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 22, 2017)
    These sentences from today's opinion neatly encapsulate why Property was the least favorite of my first-year classes in law school:  (Though I like the way Justice Rushing puts them, as well as the snide asides about the quality of…
  • Feb 21

    People v. Camel (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 21, 2017)

    People v. Camel (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 21, 2017)
    It's a sign of bad things if you have a car parked on your front lawn.  Driveway:  Fine.  Carport or garage:  Perfect.  But front lawn:  No.  Not classy.It's even worse if this vehicle (1) has been on the…
Rank this Week: 319