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Financial Institutions Legal Snapshot

Covers banking, finance and insurance law in South Africa. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.financialinstitutionslegalsnapshot.com/
  • May 25

    Asbestos exclusion upheld in US

    Asbestos exclusion upheld in US
    An exclusion for claims ‘arising out of asbestos’ was upheld by a US appeal court because it is unambiguous and therefore enforceable. The appeal court overturned a $36 million judgment against the insurer, which is only part…
  • May 22

    Exclusions for faulty workmanship & recalls rejected (US)

    Exclusions for faulty workmanship & recalls rejected (US)
    A Los Angeles court found the insurer liable for a damaged shipment of corn syrup, rejecting the defences that two exclusions for precautionary recalls and faulty workmanship resulting in goods being restored, repaired or replaced applied…
  • May 22

    Claim rejected for misrepresentation (US)

    Claim rejected for misrepresentation (US)
    A Pennsylvania court held that the insurer was not liable because of misrepresentation for a portion of a $227 million settlement by a building owner arising from a building collapse that took seven lives and injured 12 people. The event…
Rank this Week: 401

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 465

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Huma Abedin and the Weiner Divorce

    Huma Abedin and the Weiner Divorce
    Huma Abedin the long time adviser/confident of Hillary Rodham Clinton the ex presidential candidate, ex secretary of state, ex senator and ex first lady.  And now Huma has finally cut the cord to her long time husband the ex United State…
  • May 16

    The notice requirement for a spousal support hearing

    The notice requirement for a spousal support hearing
    In the recent case of Haskell v Haskell the Court ordered a spousal support order and issued a divorce judgment when one of the spouses did not attend the hearing.  Can the Court enter a final order for spousal support when a party does…
  • May 11

    Divorce and the issue of Donative Intent

    Divorce and the issue of Donative Intent
    A recent Florida Supreme Court case has been published that reviewed a case regarding Hooker v Hooker.  The issue of Donative Intent became an issue of the parties.  The Supreme Court of Florida did not decide the fate of the issue…
Rank this Week: 402

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • May 24

    Update on Texas House Bill 1774

    Update on Texas House Bill 1774
    On May 7, 2017, I posted Texas House of Representatives Passes House Bill 1774, noting that the potential law could have a negative impact on Texas policyholders and their representatives, and promising you an update. Last week, the Texas…
  • May 23

    Innocent Spouse Ability to Recover Policy Proceeds Following Arson

    Innocent Spouse Ability to Recover Policy Proceeds Following Arson
    In Texas, unlike some states, courts assign a minor role to public policy when interpreting insurance policies. A good example is the treatment of an arsonist’s innocent spouse. As has been described earlier, the “arson…
  • May 22

    Arizona Insurers Reminded to Provide Timely and Specific Notice of Coverage Change

    Arizona Insurers Reminded to Provide Timely and Specific Notice of Coverage Change
    Last week, the Arizona Department of Insurance issued the first Regulatory Bulletin of 2017.1 The Bulletin reminded property insurance carriers that, pursuant to A.R.S. § 20-1677, they must provide their policyholders with written notice…
Rank this Week: 269

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • May 24

    Chaffee on the Extraterritorial Application of Private Rights of Action

    Chaffee on the Extraterritorial Application of Private Rights of Action
    I have posted A Call for Legislative Reform: Expanding the Extraterritorial Application of the Private Rights of Action Under Federal Securities Law While Limiting the Scope of Relief Available on SSRN with the following abstract: When the…
  • May 24

    Schulzke & Berger-Walliser on Materiality

    Schulzke & Berger-Walliser on Materiality
    Kurt S. Schulzke and Gerlinde Berger-Walliser have posted Toward a Unified Theory of Materiality in Securities Law on SSRN with the following abstract: In the face of rapidly advancing globalization of capital markets, data, and information…
  • May 24

    Koehler on the FCPA

    Koehler on the FCPA
    Mike Koehler has posted The FCPA's Record-Breaking Year on SSRN with the following abstract: On a number of levels, 2016 was a record-breaking year for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement. This article, part of annual series, highlights…
Rank this Week: 399

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Geotagging: A New Way to Track Charged Asset

    Geotagging: A New Way to Track Charged Asset
    [Post by Rohit Sharma, who is an Executive at Vinod Kothari & Co. He can be reached at rohit@vinodkothari.com.]NotificationThe Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) issued a notificationdated 7 April 2017 introducing a new way to track down…
  • May 24

    Force Majeure Clauses and Impossibility Under the Indian Contract Act

    Force Majeure Clauses and Impossibility Under the Indian Contract Act
    [Post by Isha Jain, who is a 4th year student at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore.Other posts related to this topic are available hereand here.]The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Energy Watchdog v. Central…
  • May 24

    A Proposal for Dealing With Force Majeure Clauses Under Contract Law

    A Proposal for Dealing With Force Majeure Clauses Under Contract Law
    [Post by Siddharth Bajpai, who is a 4thyear student at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Other posts related to this topic are available hereand here.]IntroductionIn 2013, Adani Enterprises entered into a…
Rank this Week: 243

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Litigating Suggestive Identification Procedure

    Litigating Suggestive Identification Procedure
    byJill Paperno,Author of "Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal Defense"Sometimes we don't think about all of the factors that must be considered at a Wade hearing.  Sometimes judges tell us the preliminary…
  • May 22

    Limits on the Prosecutor's Use of PowerPoint Presentations In Summation

    Limits on the Prosecutor's Use of PowerPoint Presentations In Summation
    byJill Paperno,Author of "Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal Defense"April's Court of Appeals decisions included two cases addressing the use by prosecutors of PowerPoint presentations in their summations.…
  • Oct 14

    DOES THE USE OF A CLOSED FILE SHARING…

    DOES THE USE OF A CLOSED FILE SHARING PROGRAM IN A DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY PROSECUTION SUPPORT THE IMPOSITION OF A FIVE LEVEL ENHANCEMENT UNDER U.S.S.G. §2G2.2(b)(3)(B) FOR THE RECEIPT, OR EXPECTATION OF RECEIPT, OF A THING OF…
Rank this Week: 534

Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

http://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • May 24

    Noncompete Clauses Are a Growing Concern for Employee

    Noncompete Clauses Are a Growing Concern for Employee
    This is part I of a story we are passionate about from the NY Times documenting the growing concern of workers and noncompete clauses. Have you ever been asked to sign a noncompete clause as part of an employment contract? Though these legal…
  • May 22

    Week Ending 5/19/17: Meyer v. University of Iowa

    Week Ending 5/19/17: Meyer v. University of Iowa
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending May 19, 2017 Meyer v. University of Iowa, District Court of Iowa, Polk County (Settlement announced May 18, 2017) A settlement of $6.5 million was announced this week after a…
  • May 18

    The Steps To Follow in the Unemployment Proce

    The Steps To Follow in the Unemployment Proce
    Unemployment compensation is a benefit meant to tide workers over when they’re out of work through no fault of their own, such as occurs in a layoff or when an employer shuts its doors. This money can be a financial lifeline that…
Rank this Week: 585

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • May 24

    Indecency With a Child is Serious Business in texa

    Indecency With a Child is Serious Business in texa
    Historically, statutory rape laws prohibit sexual conduct between an adult and a person under the age of consent. These laws are premised on the notion that persons under the age of consent, female or male, are incapable to consenting…
  • May 24

    What Is “Account Takeover” Fraud?

    What Is “Account Takeover” Fraud?
    Any online banking accounts or credit cards are subject to fraudulent takeover. There was a time not so long ago when fraudsters targeted credit card numbers. With the advent of EMV chip-card technology, credit card fraudsters are now going…
  • May 22

    What Is a Brady Violation?

    What Is a Brady Violation?
    The landmark decision Brady v. Maryland was handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1963. The decision held that, under the Fifth and Fourteenth amendments, a prosecutor has a duty to disclose favorable evidence to defendants upon request,…
Rank this Week: 238

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • May 24

    Life After a Conviction: Collateral Consequences After Being Released

    Life After a Conviction: Collateral Consequences After Being Released
    Ex-convicts who have been arrested and sentenced in Utah may face what are known as collateral consequences after being released back into the community; making life after a conviction miserable for those attempting to rebuild their lives.…
  • May 22

    Up to 6 Months in Jail for Collecting Brine Shrimp Eggs without a Permit

    Up to 6 Months in Jail for Collecting Brine Shrimp Eggs without a Permit
    According to Utah Code 23-20-3, without a permit, tag, or other type of registration, a person may face up to 6 months in jail and an $800 fine if they” commercially harvest protected wildlife, including brine shrimp and brine shrimp…
  • May 17

    Pretextual Stop Gives Police Probable Cause to Search a Vehicle

    Pretextual Stop Gives Police Probable Cause to Search a Vehicle
    Anytime a Utah resident is pulled over for a minor traffic violation, that incident has the potential to become a pretextual stop, or an opportunity for police to find probable cause to search a vehicle. Suspicious vehicle There are times…
Rank this Week: 272

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • May 24

    Emotional Intelligence and Why It’s Important In Mediation

    Emotional Intelligence and Why It’s Important In Mediation
    The other day, CBL ran across an interesting mediation article in International Comparative Jurisprudence by Edward J. Kelly of the University of Tennessee and Natalija Kaminiskiené of Lithuania’s Mykolis Romeric University. The…
  • May 17

    PROPOSITION 65 SIXTY DAY NOTICES ARE SKYROCKETING – AND WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE WHY!

    PROPOSITION 65 SIXTY DAY NOTICES ARE SKYROCKETING – AND WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE WHY!
    It’s been more than a year since CBL did an analysis of the frequency various chemicals were the subjects of Proposition 65 Sixty Day Notices / Notices of Violation. As most readers will know, before private party enforcer can bring...
  • Jan 31

    Ninth Circuit Rules “No, You Can’t Just Stash the Binding Arbitration Agreement in the Box”

    Ninth Circuit Rules “No, You Can’t Just Stash the Binding Arbitration Agreement in the Box”
    We know that under the “shrink-wrap doctrine,” the manufacturer of software can place language on the outside of its package stating that by opening the shrink-wrap around the DVD or CD-ROM that contains the software, the user…
Rank this Week: 437

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • May 24

    EVENT: New York Risk Roundtable

    EVENT: New York Risk Roundtable
    Our next Risk Roundtable event will take place on Thursday, June 8th at the office of Shearman & Sterling LLP.Centralizing Your Business Inception Process: Who, Why, What, How, WhenMore and more firms are looking to take the burden of…
  • May 14

    Risk Doesn't Rest on Weekends (Lawyer Encryption, Lawyer Insider Trading and More)

    Risk Doesn't Rest on Weekends (Lawyer Encryption, Lawyer Insider Trading and More)
    With various other enterprises luring in our intrepid editor, and a pause in the action likely upon us, it felt like the right time to squeeze a week’s worth of content into a morning update. (This is a risk management blog, after all.)…
  • May 10

    More Risk Dreams...

    More Risk Dreams...
    Looking forward to seeing many readers next week at Intapp Inception. As always, if we cross paths, please feel free to say hello and attempt the secret risk blog handshake:  Well, maybe we should work on something a little more…
Rank this Week: 576

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional
    The website Librarianship.ca has compiled a list of Competencies for Information Professionals developed by associations and other professional bodies.The list breaks down into the following categories:GeneralAcademic LibrarianshipArchivesArt…
  • May 23

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy posting of April 18, 2017 called Legal Information Preservation Alliance Webinar on Open Access Law Repositories.It described a webinar about LaxArxiv, a new open access site for legal scholarship that…
  • May 22

    Complete Collection of Alter Ego Treatises Now Available on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal

    Complete Collection of Alter Ego Treatises Now Available on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal
    All of the books in the Alter Ego series by Montreal-based publisher Wilson & Lafleur are now available on the website of the CAIJ, the Centre d'accès à l'information juridique (the network of courthouse law libraries…
Rank this Week: 504

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 486

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Harnessing the Rewards of Social Media in Law Practice

    Harnessing the Rewards of Social Media in Law Practice
    Grow your law practice by reaching the clients you want through social media networks. Recent statistics show that 98% of business decision-makers are using social media, reading blogs, watching videos or listening to podcasts. Perhaps more…
  • May 19

    Using Digital Marketing to Court the Right Client

    Using Digital Marketing to Court the Right Client
    Get the strategies you need to grow your law practice online. Creating an online presence and optimizing online visibility is vital to grow your law practice. The Keynote on our first day at this year’s Super Marketing Conference is…
  • May 17

    How to Use Feedback for a More Successful Law Practice [Webinar]

    How to Use Feedback for a More Successful Law Practice [Webinar]
    For all the noise in 2017, feedback is uniquely valuable both to give and receive. In our next edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Anna Rappaport will give you the tools to leverage feedback more effectively as a lawyer – in 30…
Rank this Week: 251

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

Provides breaking news and analysis of communications law and business. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • May 24

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ May 2017

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ May 2017
    Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others.  This month’s issue includes:…
  • May 17

    Details of FCC’s Repack Plans for LPTV and TV Translator Stations Emerge

    Details of FCC’s Repack Plans for LPTV and TV Translator Stations Emerge
    Ever since the idea of holding an incentive auction to reclaim and repurpose broadcast spectrum for new wireless uses first surfaced, a major concern has been how to balance full power stations’ need to replicate their pre-auction…
  • Apr 27

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ April 2017

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ April 2017
    Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others.  This month’s issue includes:…
Rank this Week: 357

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.reyeslaw.com/blog/
  • May 24

    “Desesperada, Ya No Hallaba Qué Hacer”

    “Desesperada, Ya No Hallaba Qué Hacer”
    "Y en verdad yo recomiendo a esta línea de abogados porque me han dado la mano. Y lo que más me gusta es que me han atendido en mi propio idioma." The post “Desesperada, Ya No Hallaba Qué Hacer” appeared first…
  • May 23

    Denton Bans Hand-Held Devices While Driving

    Denton Bans Hand-Held Devices While Driving
    After more than nine months of debate and compromises, the Denton City Council agreed 6-1 to ban drivers from using handheld devices behind the wheel. The post Denton Bans Hand-Held Devices While Driving appeared first on Dallas Auto Accident…
  • May 22

    “I Was T-Boned by an SUV That Flipped Over”

    “I Was T-Boned by an SUV That Flipped Over”
    I can say from day one, those guys were excellent. They were the bomb. I mean, from day one, Rolando called me, he was like, "Hey, I'm going to be your case worker. This is what we're going to do. You're going to be okay. You need to go to…
Rank this Week: 359

Children and the Law

Children and the Law

By the Center for Children, Law & Policy at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://childrenandthelawblog.com/
  • May 24

    Weekly Roundup

    Weekly Roundup
    Senate Bill 179 (“David’s Law”) heads to legislative conference committee in Texas Congress Texas Senator Jose Menendez crafted David’s Law to combat cyberbullying among Texas minors after 16-year-old David Molak…
  • May 19

    Weekly Roundup

    Weekly Roundup
    Weekly Roundup “Conference Showed How Field Is Building on Progress in Youth-Serving Field” May 10, 2017 By Shay Bilchik, Michael Umpierre and Rachael Ward At the LEAD Conference, the latest developments in juvenile…
  • May 19

    Helping Our Kids By Saying “No”

    Helping Our Kids By Saying “No”
    What is the American dream? For some, the American dream is the idea of opportunity or freedom, while for others it is the idea of economic success. As adults we decide how we perceive the world and how to gauge our own success; however,…
Rank this Week: 373

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 24

    Corporal Punishment and Child Injuries in Mass School

    Corporal Punishment and Child Injuries in Mass School
    In Massachusetts, corporal punishment is illegal.  This means that a teacher, coach or anyone else at your child’s school cannot use spanking, paddling or any other type of physical force as a means of discipline. This has not…
  • May 20

    Injuries at Amusement Parks a Risk During the Summer Month

    Injuries at Amusement Parks a Risk During the Summer Month
    Last summer was a particularly dangerous one for amusement park attendees. USA Today reported on numerous incidents which occurred at amusement parks which resulted in serious and even fatal injuries. With summer a prime time for visits to…
  • May 17

    What Happens if a Tourist Gets Hurt During a High-Risk Activity

    What Happens if a Tourist Gets Hurt During a High-Risk Activity
    Summer is a prime time for vacations, and many adventurous travelers like to take trips to hike, rock climb, go boating or diving, water ski, parasail or take part in other fun but risky activities. If you are heading off for a summer trip…
Rank this Week: 537

Hunton Immigration and Nationality…

Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law Blog

Provides information on US immigration law for employers and employees. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonimmigrationlawblog.com/
  • May 24

    “Hire American, Buy American” Executive Order Not Likely to Change H-1B Landscape Significantly

    “Hire American, Buy American” Executive Order Not Likely to Change H-1B Landscape Significantly
    The Trump Administration’s April Executive Order, “Buy American, Hire American,” puts the H-1B visa program under increased scrutiny, but is not likely to have significant, if any, impact on the program for the foreseeable…
  • May 10

    June 2017 Visa Bulletin—Significant EB-1 Retrogression for China and India

    June 2017 Visa Bulletin—Significant EB-1 Retrogression for China and India
    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below is a summary…
  • May 9

    The Future of the H-1B Visa Program Under The Trump Administration

    The Future of the H-1B Visa Program Under The Trump Administration
    There has been a flurry of activity and uncertainty related to immigration issues since President Trump took office. Hunton & Williams partners Adam Rosser and Emily Burkhardt Vicente discuss the concerns faced by the business community…
Rank this Week: 290

Indian Legal Program

Indian Legal Program

By the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

http://newsletters.asucollegeoflaw.com/ilp/
  • May 24

    Call for Presentations: 2017 Navajo Nation Law CLE

    Call for Presentations: 2017 Navajo Nation Law CLE
    The Indian Legal Program will host the 2017 Navajo Nation Law CLE on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Beus Center for Law and Society located in downtown Phoenix ASU campus. I hope you will save the date an join us for ……
  • May 16

    Job Opportunities – Employee and Labor Specialist

    Job Opportunities – Employee and Labor Specialist
    Indian Health Service (IHS) Phoenix, AZ Human Resources Specialist (ER/LR) GS-11/12 postion: Provide employee relations and labor relations advisory services based on knowledge of Federal laws, rules, and regulations. Perform case and…
  • May 11

    Job Opportunity – Titla & Parsi, PLLC

    Job Opportunity – Titla & Parsi, PLLC
    The law firm of Titla & Parsi, PLLC is looking to hire an associate or of-counsel with 0-5 years’ experience to join their team.  The Firm specializes in Federal Indian Law, and also does corporate/commercial transactions, real…
Rank this Week: 377

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration law and employment-based visa news. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • May 24

    Temporary Protected Status for Haitians Extended Six Month

    Temporary Protected Status for Haitians Extended Six Month
    The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for Haitians will be extended an additional six months, until January 22, 2018, Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly has announced. While in TPS, individuals are protected from deportation…
  • May 22

    U.S. Considers NAFTA Renegotiation

    U.S. Considers NAFTA Renegotiation
    Those on TN “visas” and the employers who rely on them can breathe a sigh of relief— for now. While President Donald Trump has issued his recent notice to Congress of his intent to begin the process of renegotiating NAFTA,…
  • May 22

    Ninth Circuit Hears Challenge to Trump’s Travel Ban Again

    Ninth Circuit Hears Challenge to Trump’s Travel Ban Again
    President Donald Trump’s own statements and deference to the Executive regarding travel ban Executive Orders are again the focus of oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. On May 15, 2017, in State of…
Rank this Week: 590

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • May 24

    About Clark Being "Purged" From Popehat

    About Clark Being "Purged" From Popehat
    You may recall that we had a co-blogger named Clark. Clark left us at the end of 2015. Since then, Clark has stood by, approvingly, while others have asserted that he was kicked out/expelled/purged from the blog. Recently, he said so himself:…
  • May 22

    The Dubious "Anthony Weiner's Accuser Was Actually Over 16" Story, And Why I'm Very Skeptical

    The Dubious "Anthony Weiner's Accuser Was Actually Over 16" Story, And Why I'm Very Skeptical
    Friday I wrote about Anthony Weiner's federal plea to transferring obscene material to a person under 16, and offered some comments on how it was unusual and notable. Since then, a site called "Who What Why" has published a story claiming…
  • May 19

    Lawsplainer: The Remarkable Anthony Weiner Guilty Plea

    Lawsplainer: The Remarkable Anthony Weiner Guilty Plea
    Oh Ken . . . . What. I have . . . . [giggles uncontrollably] Oh Lord save me. I have a question about WEINERS. Is there any hope I can get a foil who's not twelve? Don't be an old grouch. Can you explain Anthony Weiner's guilty plea? Ugh.…
Rank this Week: 479

This Business of Law

This Business of Law

The intersection of law practice, marketing, and technology. Leverage technology to increase revenue.

http://thisbusinessoflaw.com
  • May 24

    Three Considerations for Attorneys after Major ABA Ethics Ruling

    Three Considerations for Attorneys after Major ABA Ethics Ruling
    If you’re an attorney who has been paying only marginal attention to the online security of your confidential client communications, perhaps this month’s ruling from the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on…
  • Feb 13

    How to Sign Up to Get New Clients through Avvo Legal Service

    How to Sign Up to Get New Clients through Avvo Legal Service
    Avvo has created a platform that connects lawyers who need paying clients with clients who need straightforward, unbundled legal services at a clearly-defined price.  And there are a lot of lawyers out there who need paying clients.…
  • Feb 1

    Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer

    Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer
    Business development and marketing aren't what they used to be. The first step in successful business development is understanding today's consumer. The post Connecting with Today’s Empowered Legal Consumer appeared first on This…
Rank this Week: 464

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • May 24

    ​ Hourly wage position, 37.5 hours…

    ​ Hourly wage position, 37.5 hours per week, providing secretarial and related administrative support operations for assigned attorneys in a private practice law firm concentrating primarily in business and commercial law, real…
  • May 24

    ​Kanoski Bresney law firm has an…

    ​Kanoski Bresney law firm has an immediate opening for a full-time Legal Assistant handling personal injury and workers' compensation cases in their Bloomington, IL office.  Candidate must be self-motivated, possess excellent…
  • May 24

    Growing Family and Criminal Defense Law…

    Growing Family and Criminal Defense Law Firm is seeking an experienced paralegal / legal assistant to start immediately.  This person would be responsible for drafting documents from templates, drafting correspondence, and reviewing /…
Rank this Week: 303

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • May 24

    Call for Papers: AALS Section on Conflict of Law

    Call for Papers: AALS Section on Conflict of Law
    The AALS Section on Conflict of Laws is inviting papers for its annual program at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego (January 3-6, 2018). The full announcement is below: Download Conflicts Section Call for Paper
  • May 24

    Thomas on Wistrich and Rachlinski on Judges and Implicit Bia

    Thomas on Wistrich and Rachlinski on Judges and Implicit Bia
    This week on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Suja Thomas’s essay, What Judges Can Do About Implicit Bias. Suja reviews Andrew Wistrich & Jeffrey Rachlinski’s contribution to a new American Bar Association book entitled Ensuring…
  • May 22

    Big Civil Procedure Day at SCOTUS

    Big Civil Procedure Day at SCOTUS
    Today the Supreme Court issued unanimous decisions in two cases we’ve been covering: Water Splash, Inc. v. Menon (service by mail under the Hague Convention) TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC (venue in patent cases)
Rank this Week: 273

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Distracted Driving Often Cause of Car Crossing Center Line

    Distracted Driving Often Cause of Car Crossing Center Line
    Very often, when we hear of vehicles “crossing the center line” in traffic, the cause is distracted driving. This action is especially dangerous because it’s the catalyst for head-on collisions. These collisions have some of…
  • May 17

    Drugged Driving Stats Shouldn’t Detract from Ongoing Drunk Driving Scourge

    Drugged Driving Stats Shouldn’t Detract from Ongoing Drunk Driving Scourge
    Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is illegal in Maine, since it jeopardizes the safety and well-being of everyone on the road. It is true that the number of alcohol-fueled crashes has slid slightly in recent years,…
  • May 10

    Dog Bite Injury Lawsuit Weighed by Maine Supreme Judicial Court

    Dog Bite Injury Lawsuit Weighed by Maine Supreme Judicial Court
    The outcome of a vicarious liability claim against an employer of a dog owner in a recent Maine dog bite injury lawsuit hinged on whether the employee was acting in the course and scope of employment at the time the dog attacked. The case,…
Rank this Week: 302

Strictly Business

Strictly Business

Covers business law for entrepreneurs, emerging companies and the investment management industry. By Alexander J. Davie.

http://www.strictlybusinesslawblog.com/
  • May 24

    Managing Conflicts of Interest in Private Equity and Venture Capital Fund

    Managing Conflicts of Interest in Private Equity and Venture Capital Fund
    Since the Securities and Exchange Commission has recently taken an increasingly closer look at the activities of private equity and venture capital fund managers, it is more important than ever for fund managers to understand when conflicts…
  • May 16

    Pre-Money Valuation vs. Post-Money Valuation

    Pre-Money Valuation vs. Post-Money Valuation
    The concept of pre-money valuation vs. post-money valuation can be a confusing one at first for many startup founders. Pre-money valuation refers to the valuation of the company prior to the investment whereas post-money valuation refers to…
  • Apr 18

    Negotiating a Convertible Note Financing

    Negotiating a Convertible Note Financing
    A convertible note is a hybrid of debt and equity, and it’s a popular form of financing for two main reasons. First, convertible notes are generally easy and cost-effective, because they require little negotiation and paperwork. Second,…
Rank this Week: 459

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • May 24

    Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Ring Busted In Washington County

    Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Ring Busted In Washington County
    Washington County police allege that the two individuals they arrested last week ran a large-scale prostitution and sex trafficking operation. 28-year-old Ricky Arlen Turner Jr. and 25-year-old Brittany Marie Harenza face a number of serious…
  • May 23

    What Boats Are Subjected To Minnesota’s BWI Law?

    What Boats Are Subjected To Minnesota’s BWI Law?
    Memorial Day weekend is almost here, and for many, the holiday represents the first time they’ll be able to get their boat out on the water or up to their cottage. However, it’s also a very deadly weekend on the roads for a number…
  • May 22

    Seat Belt Violations in Minnesota – What You Should Know

    Seat Belt Violations in Minnesota – What You Should Know
    Minnesota has one of the highest seat belt adherence rates in the nation, but far too many Minnesotans are still earning citations and losing they lives because they failed to buckle up behind the wheel. As summer arrives, it is even more…
Rank this Week: 259

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

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

    I haven't seen a decent analysis of how…

    I haven't seen a decent analysis of how the Trump campaign worked until a friend sent me this piece from Forbes. White person alienation and entitlement are the factors that I've read columnists opine about, but how did the campaign harness…
  • May 17

    I think (I hope) that a lot of people have…

    I think (I hope) that a lot of people have known that Trump is a mountebank for a long time. I'm thinking that we are rounding into the place where the intelligent among his supporters should admit that their support for him was really…
  • May 13

    Per Five Thirty Eight, the four types of…

    Per Five Thirty Eight, the four types of Constitutional Crises:The Constitution doesn’t say what to do: Something happens for which the Constitution doesn’t provide instructions.The Constitution’s meaning is in question: The…
Rank this Week: 567

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • May 24

    Judges weigh in on researching jurors online

    Judges weigh in on researching jurors online
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Judges Weigh In On Researching Jurors Online Now that social media is simply part of our day-to-day lives, it’s no surprise that…
  • May 15

    ABA Issues New Opinion On Secure Online Communication With Client

    ABA Issues New Opinion On Secure Online Communication With Client
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** In 1999, the American Bar Association issued Formal Opinion 99-413, which permitted lawyers to use email to communicate with clients. In that…
  • Apr 28

    When worlds collide – A tweet constitutes an assault

    When worlds collide – A tweet constitutes an assault
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** When Worlds Collide: A Tweet Constitutes An Assault Sometimes a tweet is just a tweet in the online world, and other times it can amount to an…
Rank this Week: 404

Patent Law Practice Center

Patent Law Practice Center

Features news, analysis and resources on patent law. From the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).

http://patentlawcenter.pli.edu
  • May 24

    Will the Supreme Court ruling on venue really matter?

    Will the Supreme Court ruling on venue really matter?
    Almost two months ago, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Group Brands LLC. In deciding to hear this patent venue case, the Supreme Court agreed to decide whether 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) is…
  • May 23

    USPTO undertakes review of PTAB, IPR proceeding

    USPTO undertakes review of PTAB, IPR proceeding
    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently announced that, at the direction of USPTO Director Michelle Lee (shown left), the Office is launching an initiative “to further shape and improve Patent Trial and Appeal…
  • May 22

    PTAB may invalidate claims federal courts confirmed valid

    PTAB may invalidate claims federal courts confirmed valid
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently issued an opinion in Novartis AG v. Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) invalidation of claims in related inter partes review…
Rank this Week: 431

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • May 24

    World Show of Superstars of Dance Legends “Stellar Duo”

    World Show of Superstars of Dance Legends “Stellar Duo”
    On June 8, Dance Legends from Russia, USA, Italy, South Africa, Denmark, and Azerbaijan will perform at the State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia in “Stellar Duo.” Carolyn Woodruff, known as the Dancing Divorce Attorney, will…
  • May 21

    The IRS and Custody Exemption

    The IRS and Custody Exemption
    Stapleton v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2015-171, 2015 WL 5049758 Facts: A father and mother had two children. The parents were never married. No court was ever asked to decide custody, but the parents agreed that the father would have the…
  • May 18

    If you coerce your spouse into filing a joint tax return, don’t expect to be granted innocent spouse relief

    If you coerce your spouse into filing a joint tax return, don’t expect to be granted innocent spouse relief
    Hiramanek v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2016-92, 2016 WL 2763870 (2016) Facts: The husband prepared a joint tax return for tax year 2006 and asked the wife to sign it. She refused to sign without reading it, and he permitted her to take a…
Rank this Week: 539

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

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

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

    Divesting Jurisdiction in Virginia Family Law Case

    Divesting Jurisdiction in Virginia Family Law Case
    In Virginia, there are two types of courts that handle family law cases: juvenile and domestic relations district courts (“J&DR courts”) and circuit courts. Circuit courts have the authority to hear divorce cases and all…
  • May 18

    Non-Probate Assets in Virginia

    Non-Probate Assets in Virginia
    Probate is the legal process that includes proving the validity of a decedent’s will, identifying the decedent’s assets and transferring those assets to the decedent’s heirs, beneficiaries and/or creditors. “Probate…
  • May 15

    Service by Publication in Virginia Divorce Case

    Service by Publication in Virginia Divorce Case
    If you do not know the whereabouts of your spouse, it is still possible to proceed with a divorce. Because each party in a divorce must have notice of any claims asserted against them, an absent spouse becomes an issue for purposes of…
Rank this Week: 542

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    What Should I do if I Believe My Elderly Parent is Being Abused?

    What Should I do if I Believe My Elderly Parent is Being Abused?
    When you have elderly parents in nursing homes, it can be difficult to monitor their health and safety. You are not around every day to ensure that they get enough food and water, are properly bathed, receive their medications, and are not…
  • May 22

    Construction Site Catches Fire a Second Time

    Construction Site Catches Fire a Second Time
    A construction site on San Pablo Avenue between Oakland and Emeryville caught fire on Saturday, May 13. The fire broke out in the mixed-use apartment complex around 5 a.m. and took about 100 hours to control. Both the Oakland Fire Department…
  • May 19

    Street Racing Causes Accident in California

    Street Racing Causes Accident in California
    In mid-May, a pair of Mustangs raced down 25th Street in Palmdale, California, when they encountered an intersection. Because the vehicles were moving so fast, they were unable to stop. One mustang lost control after the driver slammed on the…
Rank this Week: 324

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • May 24

    Living Together Is Basically the Same as Marriage, Study Find

    Living Together Is Basically the Same as Marriage, Study Find
    This article by Lauren McEwan in The Washington Post may be of interest. Living together is basically the same as marriage, study finds It has been long understood that marriage provided more emotional health benefits than cohabiting or…
  • May 22

    ADR Commission Says Family-Law Mediators Cannot Prepare Legal Documents, Even When the Parties Don’t Have Lawyer

    ADR Commission Says Family-Law Mediators Cannot Prepare Legal Documents, Even When the Parties Don’t Have Lawyer
    The Tennessee Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Commission was recently presented with the following question: Is drafting a marital dissolution agreement or other legal document for presentation to the court by a Neutral in a mediation…
  • May 19

    Photo of the Week: Dog Days of Summer

    Photo of the Week: Dog Days of Summer
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
Rank this Week: 285

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • May 24

    Expert Witnesses in Divorce Case

    Expert Witnesses in Divorce Case
    What kind of work can a forensic accountant do in divorce cases? Tracy Coenen talks about the work of a CPA, including calculating income, evaluating financial disclosures, valuing assets, and completing a lifestyle analysis.
  • May 18

    MLM is Not Like Corporate America

    MLM is Not Like Corporate America
    One of the common statements made by people in favor of multi-level marketing is that it is just like corporate America. We call MLM a pyramid scheme, and corporate America is a pyramid too! That’s simply not true. While the SHAPE of…
  • May 16

    Using a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce Case

    Using a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce Case
    Once a forensic accountant completes a lifestyle analysis for a divorce case, how does the family lawyer use it? Attorney Miles Mason explains how he uses the lifestyle analysis to evaluate the lifestyle and the reasonable needs of a spouse.
Rank this Week: 392

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 410

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • May 24

    Miss. Supreme Court Reverses and Renders Jefferson County Silica Verdict

    Miss. Supreme Court Reverses and Renders Jefferson County Silica Verdict
    On Thursday the Mississippi Supreme Court reversed and rendered a $13 million judgment in American Optical Corporation v. Rankin. This was a Jefferson County silica case where the date of the judgment was February 24, 2015. The Court reversed…
  • May 22

    May Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    May Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the May 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $200,000 verdict- Aberdeen federal court excessive force by state trooper case (3/28/17); $265,000 verdict- Aberdeen federal court breach of contract case (4/21/17);…
  • May 17

    More Bad News on PERS

    More Bad News on PERS
    There is more negative coverage this week on public employment retirement systems, such as the Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System: Hidden Debt, Hidden Deficits: 2017 Edition, by Joshua Rauh; and The Unavoidable Pension Crisis, by…
Rank this Week: 385

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By KaiserDillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 426

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    T260/14 : application de G1/15

    T260/14 : application de G1/15
    Le brevet revendiquait un matériau d'empreinte dentaire comprenant une pâte de base et une pâte catalytique. La pâte de base comprenait au moins un matériau polyéther polymérisable comportant un…
  • May 21

    T540/13 : pas besoin de statuer sur la recevabilité du recour

    T540/13 : pas besoin de statuer sur la recevabilité du recour
    La division d'opposition avait décidé que l'opposition formée par le premier opposant (parmi 3) était irrecevable, et révoqué le brevet. L'opposant 1 avait formé un recours contre le premier…
  • May 18

    Offres d'emploi

    Offres d'emploi
    Regimbeau recherche des : - INGÉNIEUR BREVETS (H/F) SPÉCIALISÉ DANS LES DOMAINES DE L’ELECTRONIQUE OU DE L’INFORMATIQUE - INGÉNIEUR BREVETS (H/F) SPÉCIALISÉ DANS LES DOMAINES…
Rank this Week: 233

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com
  • May 23

    In Matters of Probate: Trust but Verify

    In Matters of Probate: Trust but Verify
      By Marine Leclinche* When Anne Marie Rouart, the widow of Denis Rouart – a descendent of the French artist and art collector Henri Rouart – died on December 18, 1993, she left behind a tremendous collection of art. The…
  • May 19

    In the Eye of the Beholder: Appraisals of Art for Estate Tax Liability

    In the Eye of the Beholder: Appraisals of Art for Estate Tax Liability
      By Emily Lanza* In February 2017, the U.S. Tax Court ruled that the estate of a deceased New York woman, Eva Franzen Kollsman, undervalued $2.4 million worth of art on the estate tax return. The assets at issue before the Tax Court…
  • Apr 28

    WYWH: Immigration Law and the Arts – NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IN

    WYWH: Immigration Law and the Arts – NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IN
      By Katherine Jennings   On March 9, 2017, the Center for Art Law held an Art Law Mixer addressing the timely and provocative topic of immigration issues confronted by immigrant artists with the recent issuance of EO…
Rank this Week: 594

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 23

    OPINIONS – May 23, 2017

    OPINIONS – May 23, 2017
    Richland v. DOR DA 16-0474 2017 MT 122 Civil – Injunction Cudd v. State DA 16-0506 2017 MT 121N Civil – Postconviction A. Potter v. State DA 16-0470 2017 MT 120N Civil – Postconviction
  • May 18

    CORRECTED OPINION – May 17, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – May 17, 2017
    State v. Eskew DA 14-0445 2017 MT 36 Criminal – Assault
  • May 17

    OPINIONS – May 16, 2017

    OPINIONS – May 16, 2017
    VanBuskirk v. Gehlen DA 16-0410 2017 MT 119N Civil – Injunction State v. J. Foster DA 16-0373 2017 MT 118 Criminal – DUI Mountain Water v. DOR DA 16-0469 2017 MT 117 Civil – Declaratory Judgment
Rank this Week: 386

Bad Faith Blog

Bad Faith Blog

Focused on claims of bad faith and extra contractual damages. By Sandberg, Phoenix & Von Gontard P.C.

http://www.badfaithblog.net/
  • May 23

    Sandberg Phoenix will be one of the Sponsors at the DRI Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar

    Sandberg Phoenix will be one of the Sponsors at the DRI Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar
    Sandberg Phoenix Insurance Chair Phil Graham and attorneys Aaron French, Ken Goleaner, and Tony Martin will be attending the DRI Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar in Boston May 31 – June 2. Sandberg Phoenix is…
  • May 22

    Alaska Insurers Face Potential New Claims Handling Tort

    Alaska Insurers Face Potential New Claims Handling Tort
    Summary: A driver lost control of his truck and crashed into a cabin causing property damage, including a heating fuel spill, and personal injuries to the cabin’s owner. The cabin’s owner brought suit against the driver and his…
  • May 15

    Texas Law Firm’s Coverage and EC Awards Properly Reduced from $33M to $28M

    Texas Law Firm’s Coverage and EC Awards Properly Reduced from $33M to $28M
    Summary: OneBeacon Insurance Company (OneBeacon) provided professional liability insurance to T. Wade Welch & Associates (Welch Firm) and firm attorneys, including Ross Wooten (Wooten). After a legal malpractice award against the Welch…
Rank this Week: 506

Carolinas Class Action

Carolinas Class Action

The Carolinas Class Action blog covers class action developments in North and South Carolina. Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. attorneys report on recent cases involving all federal and state courts in the Carolinas, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

http://www.carolinasclassaction.com
  • May 23

    Follow Up – Dish Network Denied New Trial and Slapped with Trebled Damages of $61 Million

    Follow Up – Dish Network Denied New Trial and Slapped with Trebled Damages of $61 Million
    Today we provide you with an update on a previous blog post addressing Dish Network’s plea for a new trial after a jury awarded damages of $20.5 Million in a telemarketing class action lawsuit. After a five-day trial in January, a jury…
  • May 11

    Is a Class Representative Adequate if He Waives Viable Claims in Order to Preserve Commonality?

    Is a Class Representative Adequate if He Waives Viable Claims in Order to Preserve Commonality?
    Class actions don’t work if the class representative has a conflict with the class he or she purportedly represents. As the United States Supreme Court noted over 70 years ago, “a selection of representatives for purposes of…
  • May 1

    Recent Filings – April Digest

    Recent Filings – April Digest
    Not every class action court filing in North and South Carolina becomes a full-length post on our blog. Here is a recap of April’s filings: Sanda, et al. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., et al., No. 6:17-cv-00988 (D.S.C. April 17,…
Rank this Week: 241