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Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Feb 9

    Beware the Dangers of WiFi

    Beware the Dangers of WiFi
    Many of us have to travel for our work, and that often means connecting to wireless networks. If you use unsecured public WiFi networks when working on client matters that could mean trouble. Most hotels, airports, cafés don’t…
  • Feb 9

    Beware the Dangers of WiFi

    Beware the Dangers of WiFi
    Many of us have to travel for our work, and that often means connecting to wireless networks. If you use unsecured public WiFi networks when working on client matters that could mean trouble. Most hotels, airports, cafés don’t…
  • Feb 8

    Law Firm Marketing: Six Hot Search Tips for 2016

    Law Firm Marketing: Six Hot Search Tips for 2016
    Driving traffic to your website through organic search is on every law firm’s marketing agenda — or it should be. If you’ve targeted wisely, then a significant percentage of your organic search traffic is primed to take the…
Rank this Week: 325

The Verdict

The Verdict

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

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Is it a free lunch or a taxable time-bomb when student loans are forgiven?

    Is it a free lunch or a taxable time-bomb when student loans are forgiven?
    Is the student loan forgiveness program really all it is cracked up to be or is it a sucker punch waiting to rob you of your inheritance? According the IRS if your loans are forgiven that amount is considered taxable income. (And you thought…
  • Feb 8

    Bark For Bernie

    Bark For Bernie
    Today I am taking a detour from personal injury blogs and talking politics. All the political noise has left Iowa and headed to New Hampshire. I am tired of all the noise and look forward to fewer presidential campaign ads.Heading over to the…
  • Feb 4

    "Unfair" Prenuptial Agreements Still Given Legal Force

    "Unfair" Prenuptial Agreements Still Given Legal Force
    Prenuptial agreements first came into play in the 1960s and 1970s, but have only recently become more common and have entered the legal arena upon increasingly common divorce litigation.  While many divorcing couples want to argue that…
Rank this Week: 298

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Feb 9

    Reconciling Debt

    Reconciling Debt
    Michael If you owe money and have not paid your debts for a while, your bills may have gone to collections. Texas debt collection laws allow for collectors to contact you in order to try to get you to pay. There are many legal ways for them…
  • Feb 9

    Hire Legal Representation to Avoid Losing Wage

    Hire Legal Representation to Avoid Losing Wage
    Michael The state of Texas understands that you work hard for your money every day which is why it does its best to protect the individual from creditors being able to take money from your check. On the flip side there are two major…
  • Feb 4

    Hiring an Experienced Attorney

    Hiring an Experienced Attorney
    Michael A Houston, Texas family law attorney has a very important job. They work diligently to protect every one of their clients. They also do their best to protect any children that might be involved. Family law attorneys specialize in many…
Rank this Week: 612

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    How Holiday Lets are leaching rented homes off the market in London

    How Holiday Lets are leaching rented homes off the market in London
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Ben considers the rise of holiday lets in London and how this threatens the supply of rented homes in the capital The post How Holiday Lets are leaching rented homes off the market in London appeared first…
  • Feb 7

    The largely unknown perils of consumer law which lurk to trap letting agents into expensive error

    The largely unknown perils of consumer law which lurk to trap letting agents into expensive error
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Why Consumer Law is increasingly important for letting agents and indeed all in the private rented sector and why it can be VERY expensive to ignore it ... The post The largely unknown perils of consumer law…
  • Feb 7

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 1 February

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 1 February
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: All the news and posts from the Landlord Law Blog from the past week with some extra reading for you from around the web The post Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 1 February appeared first on The Landlord Law…
Rank this Week: 481

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Feb 8

    Attorney James W Taylor on Tahmina’s radio show on Tuesday 9th Feb at 10am @Desi1250am

    Attorney James W Taylor on Tahmina’s radio show on Tuesday 9th Feb at 10am @Desi1250am
    We are honored to have attorney James W. Taylor on the show tomorrow.  A practitioner of IP and Entertainment Law, James will talk about his experience assisting a victim of human trafficking- an interesting and complicated area of…
  • Feb 8

    Interview recording of Todd Schulte, President of FWD.us with Tahmina @Desi1250am

    Interview recording of Todd Schulte, President of FWD.us with Tahmina @Desi1250am
    In this episode we talk to Todd Schulte, President of FWD.us. A day after the Iowa primaries, Todd shares his insights on the primaries, election and immigration. Thank you to Todd for taking time out of his busy day to join us my radio show…
  • Feb 8

    March 2016 Visa Bulletin Commentary

    March 2016 Visa Bulletin Commentary
    March 2016 For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category advances 21 days to priority date at 22 September 2014, 7 days movement forward in F2B preference with PD at 22 of May 2009; F4 category…
Rank this Week: 459

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Feb 8

    GMO labeling gets another look in two New England state

    GMO labeling gets another look in two New England state
    Today and tomorrow the Rhode Island House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare and the House side of the New Hampshire General Court will hear bills about labeling food made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). A bipartisan…
  • Feb 8

    Six kids sickened in outbreak linked to Organic Pastures raw milk

    Six kids sickened in outbreak linked to Organic Pastures raw milk
    Four of six California children in a confirmed E. coli outbreak cluster drank unpasteurized raw milk from Organic Pastures Dairy Co. before becoming ill in January, state officials said Monday. The California Department of Public Health…
  • Feb 8

    More organic macadamia nuts and butters recalled after Salmonella test

    More organic macadamia nuts and butters recalled after Salmonella test
    Living Tree Community Foods of Berkeley, Calif., is recalling its “Alive, Organic Macadamia Nuts” and “Alive, Organic Macadamia Butter” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled…
Rank this Week: 415

The TSA Blog

The TSA Blog

Covers innovations in security, technology and the checkpoint screening process. By the Transportation Security Administration.

http://blog.tsa.gov/
Rank this Week: 407

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 8

    Latest On The Latest Hawaii Takings Case: Unconstitutional Conditions, Statutes Of Limitations, And Vested Right

    Latest On The Latest Hawaii Takings Case: Unconstitutional Conditions, Statutes Of Limitations, And Vested Right
    Here's the latest on a takings case that is winding its way through the U.S. District Court in Honolulu. Yes, you read that right: a takings case being litigated in federal court. Intrigued? Read on. We've covered this case and the related…
  • Feb 8

    State Looking For A TMT Hearing Officer - You Know You Want To Do Thi

    State Looking For A TMT Hearing Officer - You Know You Want To Do Thi
    Are you a lawyer and need something to do for the next 6-12 months? Want to make a recommendation to the Department of Land and Natural Resources about whether it should issue a Conservation District Use Permit to the Thirty Meter Telescope…
  • Feb 5

    Kelo And The Cultural Zeitgeist: Movies, Music

    Kelo And The Cultural Zeitgeist: Movies, Music
    <a href="http://swampyankeect.bandcamp.com/album/kelo-v-new-london" data-mce-href="http://swampyankeect.bandcamp.com/album/kelo-v-new-london">kelo v new london by Swamp…
Rank this Week: 281

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Feb 8

    Arbitration Provisions and Unconscionability

    Arbitration Provisions and Unconscionability
    This case is a lesson in: Do what the judge tells you to do. Ruiz v. Millennium Square Residential Association, Civil Action No. 15-1014 (JDB), out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, is a fairly staid...
  • Feb 7

    YouTube and Annoying Plaintiff

    YouTube and Annoying Plaintiff
    In a case that is a sad testament to today’s apparently increasing loneliness in the Western world despite much technological progress that could have alleviated some of that, but instead only seems to have made it worse, a woman created...
  • Feb 5

    Fellowships - please share with your students and other

    Fellowships - please share with your students and other
    From our colleagues at Harvard Law School come these two job postings - please share with anyone potentially interested: Qualcomm Postdoctoral Fellowship in Private Law and Intellectual Property Located at Harvard Law School, the Qualcomm…
Rank this Week: 350

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    A Mediator’s Role in Divorce Case

    A Mediator’s Role in Divorce Case
    Divorces are some of the most complex, emotionally troubling battles people have faced for decades now. To ease the process of a divorce, mediators are called in as a form of alternative dispute resolution. Why divorce mediation? Mediation is…
  • Feb 7

    Child Custody And Why You Should Seek Mediation

    Child Custody And Why You Should Seek Mediation
    Fighting over the custody of your children during a divorce process can be a painful experience. Frequent visits to court and constant battling can be a harrowing time for your children. Child custody is the highest priority among divorcing…
  • Feb 4

    Divorce Mediation – A Stress Reducer

    Divorce Mediation – A Stress Reducer
    One of the hardest things to do in life is parting way with things that you cherished, loved and spent time with. The same is the case in marriages, where two people come together and decide to spend the rest of their life with one another.…
Rank this Week: 602

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Feb 8

    FDA is Failing to Properly Track Drug

    FDA is Failing to Properly Track Drug
    In an unsurprising case of “duh!” federal investigators from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) came to the conclusion that the FDA is not doing well at one of its main responsibilities. The FDA is failing to properly…
  • Feb 8

    Cybersecurity Threats to Medical Devices are a Growing Concern

    Cybersecurity Threats to Medical Devices are a Growing Concern
    According to a statement from the FDA, "Cybersecurity threats to medical devices are a growing concern. The exploitation of cybersecurity vulnerabilities presents a potential risk to the safety and effectiveness of medical devices.” The…
  • Feb 8

    SCOTUS Allows Child Slavery Suit Against Nestle to Proceed

    SCOTUS Allows Child Slavery Suit Against Nestle to Proceed
    The U.S. Supreme Court draws the line at child slavery. Almost always in the corner, if not the vest pocket, of big business, the court on Monday rejected a bid by Nestle and other food giants Cargill and Archer-Daniels-Midland to dismiss a…
Rank this Week: 351

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 568

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 8

    Substitute Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

    Substitute Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student
    A Pasco County Schools substitute teacher was arrested Tuesday for having sex with a 15-year-old girl. According to an arrest report, the 20-year-old Spring Hill man, engaged in a consensual sexual relationship with the girl from July to…
  • Feb 2

    Federal Jury Finds Cruise Ship Employee Guilty Of Smuggling Cocaine Into The United State

    Federal Jury Finds Cruise Ship Employee Guilty Of Smuggling Cocaine Into The United State
    A federal jury recently found a 23-year-old cruise ship employee guilty of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine. He…
  • Feb 1

    Spring Hill Man Pleads Guilty to Making False Statement

    Spring Hill Man Pleads Guilty to Making False Statement
    A 38-year-old Spring Hill man pleaded guilty to making a false statement in an application to obtain a United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) loan earlier this month. He faces a maximum penalty of five years in…
Rank this Week: 460

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
  • Feb 8

    Building Women…Up

    Building Women…Up
    Pillsbury would like to congratulate the winners of the “Built by Women” contest in DC, which highlights women’s contributions to the city of Washington D.C in the areas of architecture, engineering, construction, and real…
  • Feb 8

    11th Circuit and Tax Court Side With Property Owner on Conservation Easement Valuation

    11th Circuit and Tax Court Side With Property Owner on Conservation Easement Valuation
    On February 5, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in the case of Palmer Ranch Holdings, LTD, et al., v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, issued a long and complex ruling that largely affirms the Tax Court’s…
  • Feb 4

    Decades in the Not Making: EPA Given Schedule for Fulfilling CERCLA Rulemaking Responsibilitie

    Decades in the Not Making: EPA Given Schedule for Fulfilling CERCLA Rulemaking Responsibilitie
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is required by Section 108 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. §§ 9601–9675 (CERCLA), to establish financial assurance…
Rank this Week: 590

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
Rank this Week: 502

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    From tarnished financial brand to ashy whiskey?

    From tarnished financial brand to ashy whiskey?
    This story about Lehman Brothers whiskey is ... well, it is what it is.  I'm not sure I've seen a similar use of an abandoned mark before.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Feb 8

    The rest is silence: #thatswhatshesaid goes on, redacted

    The rest is silence: #thatswhatshesaid goes on, redacted
    Here's the story.  Apparently Pike just got another C&D from the holder of the rights in the play The Whipping Man, which is apparently represented in Pike's work by the sound of 72 pages flipping (because there are no women in…
  • Feb 8

    Warning sign for the First Amendment: safety signs unconstitutional?

    Warning sign for the First Amendment: safety signs unconstitutional?
    PSEG Long Island LLC v. Town of North Hempstead, No. 15-cv-0222 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 3, 2016) Around the country, construction companies and similar businesses are routinely required to post warning signs of various sorts in order to proceed…
Rank this Week: 242

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers national and New York based elder neglect and nursing home abuse news. Published By Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorknursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Criminal Actions Bought Against an Ilion Nursing Home

    Criminal Actions Bought Against an Ilion Nursing Home
    On January 4, 2016 Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the entry of several guilty pleas in connection with  allegations against Mohawk Valley Health Care Center (MVNH) for falsifying business records and covering up nursing…
  • Feb 5

    Lawsuit Filed Following Newborn Death as Result of Medical Malpractice

    Lawsuit Filed Following Newborn Death as Result of Medical Malpractice
    The family of an infant child filed a lawsuit after the loss of their newborn child in February of 2014 after emergency medical technicians and doctors made a series of medical errors, resulting in the infant’s death. On January 3,…
  • Feb 4

    Brooklyn, NY Nursing Home Cited For DNR Problem

    Brooklyn, NY Nursing Home Cited For DNR Problem
    Hopkins Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare in Brooklyn was recently fined $10,000.00 by the New York State Department of Health for a citation issued during a 2012 inspection.  The incident involved an 87 year-old female resident…
Rank this Week: 466

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    The following are currently sitting on assignment: Judge Ann I. Jones of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division Three until February 29, 2016.Judge Amy D. Hogue of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be…
  • Feb 5

    Cal Supreme Court Statistical Review

    Cal Supreme Court Statistical Review
    Kirk Jenkins at Sedgwick presents The California Supreme Court In 2015: A Year In Transition at Law360.2015 was a year of transition for the California Supreme Court as two new justices appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown, Justices…
  • Feb 4

    The Real Groundhog Day

    The Real Groundhog Day
    Speaking of Groundhog Day, the Court's online dockets have been stuck on February 2 until this afternoon! So check your dockets now....
Rank this Week: 489

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news and laws. By Jacob J. Sapochnick.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    What are the reasons for green card denials?

    What are the reasons for green card denials?
    In this segment, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick discusses common reasons for green card denials. To read more about family-based green cards please click here. For information about employment-based green cards click here. Overview: There are…
  • Feb 1

    What are the requirements to successfully file a self-employed H-1B petition?

    What are the requirements to successfully file a self-employed H-1B petition?
    In this segment, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick discusses the key to filing a successful self-employed H-1B petition. For more information please contact us for a free consultation. One of the most important factors in filing a successful self…
  • Jan 25

    What are some ways to obtain relief from deportation?

    What are some ways to obtain relief from deportation?
    In this segment, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick answers one of your most frequently asked questions: What are some ways to obtain relief from deportation? Overview: There are generally four ways to obtain relief from deportation through…
Rank this Week: 555

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Feb 8

    Steve Eisman Opposes Breaking Up The Bank

    Steve Eisman Opposes Breaking Up The Bank
    Media observers will be a little curious about the timing of an op-ed that isn't really asking for much, even...
  • Feb 5

    The Financial Crisis Penalties Will Never End

    The Financial Crisis Penalties Will Never End
    Today the Fed issued a $131 million penalty against HSBC for playing fast and loose with some of the evidence...
  • Feb 3

    You are your employer

    You are your employer
    . . . when it comes to the company's reputation. At least, that's what argue in this piece over at...
Rank this Week: 305

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

Provides legal information of interest to landowners in the areas of agriculture law, energy law and environmental law. By John Goudy.

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 572

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 8

    Florida Bill Seeks to Change State's Divorce Law

    Florida Bill Seeks to Change State's Divorce Law
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The people of our fellow sunshine state may soon be seeing some big changes to the state's divorce laws. Florida's lawmakers are considering changing the state's family laws, including key aspects of the state's…
  • Feb 5

    How Do Domestic Partners File Taxes?

    How Do Domestic Partners File Taxes?
    Are you looking for information regarding domestic partnership in California? First off, you may be wondering if the legalization of same-sex marriage last year changed the rights of domestic partners. No, it did not. On June 26, 2015, in…
  • Feb 4

    Keys to a Friendly Divorce

    Keys to a Friendly Divorce
    Divorce impacts more than just the couple, it affects their children, family and friends. The best way to minimize the negative and long-term consequences of a divorce is to consciously have an amicable one. But you're going to have to work…
Rank this Week: 408

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Tax Intercept Time: What To Do About Your Student Loans in Default

    Tax Intercept Time: What To Do About Your Student Loans in Default
     Unfortunately, student loan borrowers in default on federal loans are experiencing tax intercepts around this time of year, sometimes for the first time ever.  Some tips:  1) if we can cure the default before your taxes are…
  • Feb 5

    Still Receiving Calls and Mortgage Statements Even Though You Have an Attorney?

    Still Receiving Calls and Mortgage Statements Even Though You Have an Attorney?
    Communications with a homeowner when a debt collector is aware that the homeowner is represented by counsel is a violation of the FDCPA.  15 U.S.C. 1692c(a)(2).  This includes any mortgage servicer who has acquired a defaulted…
  • Feb 3

    Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Took a Hit on an FDCPA Case — Good for Consumers!

    Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Took a Hit on an FDCPA Case — Good for Consumers!
    While not a Florida case, the Fourth Circuit ruled today that the arbitration provision of Western Sky Payday Loans is unenforceable.  This may be a sign of expanding consumer protections in the future, although it is very early to tell.…
Rank this Week: 304

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Investor Recovery Options for RAAM Global Energy Company Losse

    Investor Recovery Options for RAAM Global Energy Company Losse
    The investment attorneys with Gana LLP continue to report on investor related losses in oil and gas and commodities related investments. Investors may have potential legal remedies due to unsuitable recommendations by their broker to invest…
  • Feb 8

    Broker Investigation: Customer Complaints Against Broker Stanley Keye

    Broker Investigation: Customer Complaints Against Broker Stanley Keye
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Stanley Keyes (Keyes). According to BrokerCheck records Keyes is subject to 5 customer…
  • Feb 6

    Investor Recovery Options for Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) Losse

    Investor Recovery Options for Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) Losse
    The investment attorneys with Gana LLP continue to report on investor related losses in oil and gas and commodities related investments. Investors may have potential legal remedies due to unsuitable recommendations by their broker to invest…
Rank this Week: 494

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
  • Feb 8

    Virginia L. Aronson, '75: The Magic of Retirement - A Conversation with Alumna Virginia Aronson

    Virginia L. Aronson, '75: The Magic of Retirement - A Conversation with Alumna Virginia Aronson
    Original source:  http://www.sidley.com/en/sidley-pages/convers... A conversation with alumna Virginia Aronson For some, the idea of retirement inspires the call of a deep plush couch.…
  • Feb 2

    Martin 'Skip' Burke, '62: 1937-2016

    Martin 'Skip' Burke, '62: 1937-2016
    Original source:  http://www.startribune.com/obituary-martin-sk... Thousands run the Twin Cities Marathon each fall. Martin “Skip” Burke was the man who made the event happen. As the…
  • Feb 2

    Charles G. Curtis, Jr, '82: Elected to American Law Insititue

    Charles G. Curtis, Jr, '82: Elected to American Law Insititue
    Original source:  https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/news-insights/... Joel W. Nomkin, a partner in Perkins Coie’s Litigation practice in Phoenix, and Charles G. Curtis, Jr., '82, a partner in…
Rank this Week: 518

Boalt Bulletin Board

Boalt Bulletin Board

An online forum for non-event announcements. From Berkeley Law.

http://bbb.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Feb 8

    Hastings Professor Needs Research Assistant

    Hastings Professor Needs Research Assistant
    Professor Roger C. Park, UC Hastings, needs a research assistant to work on a coursebook. The pay will be $25 per hour and the time commitment will be 5-10 hours per week until exam period starts. Most of the coordination of the work can be…
  • Jan 13

    Seeking Student Feedback on Low Enrollment in 245.2 Civil Trial Practice this Spring

    Seeking Student Feedback on Low Enrollment in 245.2 Civil Trial Practice this Spring
    We are trying to maximize enrolled in 245.2 Civil Trial Practice and find out why enrollment remains below 12. If you originally enrolled in this course and dropped the course or if you seriously considered enrolling in the course but did not…
  • Dec 18

    Seeking Housemate in Oakland Hill

    Seeking Housemate in Oakland Hill
    I’m semi-retired and seeking housemate in a quiet, lovely hillside house in the Montclair District of the Oakland Hills. (you should have a car) Bedroom has very verdant views and its own deck. Also, off-street parking, washer/dryer,…
Rank this Week: 521

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

Meuser & Associates, P.A., Minnesota Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    We've Moved!

    We've Moved!
    We've Moved!MeuserLaw's legal blogs have moved!For a huge database of articles covering workers' compensation, PERA duty disability, MSRS duty disability, and personal injury, check out MeuserLaw's article library. And, for Minnesota's Police…
  • Feb 25

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation
    I met with a firefighter recently who had just had her 55th birthday. Over the last few years, she had been having increasing difficulty performing her normal firefighting duties due to the worsening effects of several on-duty injuries she…
  • Feb 18

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation
    How much will my employer have to pay me for the pain and suffering I’ve had to endure because of my work injury? Nothing, unfortunately. While Minnesota workers’ compensation provides a variety of benefits, including…
Rank this Week: 431

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    Idiocy in the defense of extremism is no virtue

    Idiocy in the defense of extremism is no virtue
    Just on the substance, it's interesting to note the actual content of Rubio's "defense" of Obama as highly competent, albeit anti-American (or at least, anti-America as it has always been).  The bill of particulars appears to consist…
  • Feb 7

    Campaign spin war

    Campaign spin war
    I'll admit it; I quite enjoyed Marco Rubio's epic (whether or not electorally consequential) meltdown yesterday, in which he responded to Chris Christie's accusation that he was just parroting pre-memorized talking points by re-parroting the…
  • Feb 3

    Tax policy colloquium, week 3: Lucy Martin’s “The Structure of American Income Tax Policy Preferences” (co-authored with Cameron Ballard-Rosa and Kenneth Scheve)

    Tax policy colloquium, week 3: Lucy Martin’s “The Structure of American Income Tax Policy Preferences” (co-authored with Cameron Ballard-Rosa and Kenneth Scheve)
    Yesterday, Lucy Martin of the UNC Political Science Department presented the above paper, discussing survey evidence regarding how Americans think about tax progressivity.  The paper addresses an apparent puzzle: the fact that rising…
Rank this Week: 381

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Feb 8

    Wipe That Smirk Off Your Face

    Wipe That Smirk Off Your Face
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: By this point, most of us have heard of Martin Shkreli, the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals. Social media has dubbed him the "Pharma Bro" after he acquired the drug Daraprim, an antiparasitic often used…
  • Feb 4

    Be Realistic About Hypothetical Questions: Four Ways to Answer

    Be Realistic About Hypothetical Questions: Four Ways to Answer
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: A popular focus in the polling for the presidential race right now is to ask about the various potential general election match-ups: What if it was Clinton versus Trump? Or Sanders versus Cruz? Clinton versus Rubio?…
  • Feb 1

    Distinguish Between Attitude and Behavior in Voir Dire Question

    Distinguish Between Attitude and Behavior in Voir Dire Question
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: The time has finally come for the first votes to be cast in the presidential primaries: the Iowa caucus. That contest has historically proven to be somewhat unpredictable, even to pollsters, and with tight races on both…
Rank this Week: 475

El Juego de la Suprema Corte

El Juego de la Suprema Corte

Blog de la revista Nexos en linea

http://eljuegodelacorte.nexos.com.mx/
  • Feb 8

    El tratamiento de las adicciones en el sistema de justicia penal para adolescente

    El tratamiento de las adicciones en el sistema de justicia penal para adolescente
    Durante estas semanas, se están llevando a cabo los debates organizados por el legislativo y el ejecutivo en torno a la regulación de la mariguana. Pese a que en ninguno de los dos ha habido un espacio dedicado al…
  • Feb 4

    ¿Pueden nuestros empleadores espiar nuestros Whatsapp?

    ¿Pueden nuestros empleadores espiar nuestros Whatsapp?
    Un empleado recibe la orden de su superior jerárquico de abrir una cuenta de mensajería instantánea en línea –como puede ser whatsapp, el servicio proporcionado por Facebook o Yahoo Messenger-, utilizando una…
  • Feb 1

    El espectro autista a debate en la Suprema Corte

    El espectro autista a debate en la Suprema Corte
    El pasado jueves 28 de enero de 2016, el Pleno de la Suprema Corte comenzó el estudio inédito de la acción de inconstitucionalidad 33/2015. La Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (CNDH) acudió a la…
Rank this Week: 347

Record on Appeal

Record on Appeal

Focuses on case law analysis, appellate events, and other topics in the area of appellate law. By Rebecca A. Copeland.

http://www.recordonappeal.com/
  • Feb 8

    January 2016 Hawaii Appellate Statistic Round Up

    January 2016 Hawaii Appellate Statistic Round Up
    Once again we round up the stats for the Hawaii appellate courts for the previous month. In the month of January 2016, 78 decisions (in the form of opinions and orders) were issued by the courts down from 101 in December. The following is a…
  • Feb 7

    Deadline to Comment on HRAP 4 Change

    Deadline to Comment on HRAP 4 Change
    Tomorrow, February 8, 2016, is the deadline to submit comments on proposed changes to Rule 4 of the Hawaii Rules of Appellate Procedure. For example, one proposed amendment adds language clarifying when a notice of appeal must be filed after…
  • Jan 6

    HAWSCT to Hear First Case in Appellate Pro Bono Pilot Project

    HAWSCT to Hear First Case in Appellate Pro Bono Pilot Project
    The Hawaii Supreme Court will hear its first case tomorrow, January 7, 2016, as part of the Appellate Pro Bono Pilot Project. The Court approved the pilot project on August 7, 2015. The project is a partnership between the Hawaii State Bar…
Rank this Week: 263

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Feb 8

    Questioning a Witness: Poor Questions Versus Good One

    Questioning a Witness: Poor Questions Versus Good One
    When conducting direct examination, you generally can’t ask leading questions, i.e., ones that suggest a particular answer. Evid C §§764, 767(a)(2). And, of course, you can’t ask objectionable questions. For…
  • Feb 5

    Business Plan Basic

    Business Plan Basic
    Every business should have a plan—from tech start-ups to law firms. The process of creating a document that details the thoughts and ideas of the owners or founders of the business allows for a realistic appraisal of the business’…
  • Feb 3

    Should You Save Something for Your Closing?

    Should You Save Something for Your Closing?
    Although it may be tempting to cover everything during cross-examination, there are situations in which it’s better to save something for your closing argument. In fact, it’s a time-honored rule among some litigators to always…
Rank this Week: 280

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Feb 8

    Questioning a Witness: Poor Questions Versus Good One

    Questioning a Witness: Poor Questions Versus Good One
    When conducting direct examination, you generally can’t ask leading questions, i.e., ones that suggest a particular answer. Evid C §§764, 767(a)(2). And, of course, you can’t ask objectionable questions. For…
  • Feb 5

    Business Plan Basic

    Business Plan Basic
    Every business should have a plan—from tech start-ups to law firms. The process of creating a document that details the thoughts and ideas of the owners or founders of the business allows for a realistic appraisal of the business’…
  • Feb 3

    Should You Save Something for Your Closing?

    Should You Save Something for Your Closing?
    Although it may be tempting to cover everything during cross-examination, there are situations in which it’s better to save something for your closing argument. In fact, it’s a time-honored rule among some litigators to always…
Rank this Week: 285

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Feb 8

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation
    Modern academic dissertations are typically rather dull visually, consisting almost entirely of typescript. In early modern Europe, however, dissertations could be quite ornate. The Rare Book Collection recently acquired one of these, a 1692…
  • Feb 1

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Free Tom Mooney!"

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Free Tom Mooney!"
    A hundred years ago, a bomb explosion was the pretext that San Francisco authorities needed to prosecute the militant left-wing labor organizer Tom Mooney on trumped-up murder charges. Mooney’s false conviction set off a 22-year…
  • Jan 13

    New on the shelves: Venetian decree

    New on the shelves: Venetian decree
    Cataloging is now complete on a significant addition to our Italian statute collection: two bound volumes containing 204 Venetian “Parte Presas”, dating from 1574 to 1655. A “parte presa” is an individual decree issued…
Rank this Week: 465

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Publicizes appearances of Louis D. Brandeis and John Marshall Harlan on the web and in the media. By Scott Campbell.

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 8

    Louis D. Brandeis at 100 – Influence on the 250 Legal Milestone

    Louis D. Brandeis at 100 – Influence on the 250 Legal Milestone
    This is this blog’s first post by a guest writer. The name Laura Rothstein should be familiar to anyone who reads this blog as it seems like I mention her in about every other post. She is Professor of Law and Distinguished…
  • Feb 3

    Editorial Cartoons About Brandeis’ Supreme Court Nomination

    Editorial Cartoons About Brandeis’ Supreme Court Nomination
    In honor of the 100th anniversary of Louis D. Brandeis’ ascension to the Supreme Court, I will be posting a number of collections of newspaper images and stories from Brandeis’ personal scrapbooks. For this post, I will be…
  • Feb 1

    The 100th Anniversary of Brandeis’ Nomination

    The 100th Anniversary of Brandeis’ Nomination
    January 28th marked the 100th anniversary of Woodrow Wilson nominating Louis D. Brandeis to the Supreme Court. It was an historic nomination in many ways. Brandeis was the second Jew to be nominated to the Court and the first to be confirmed.…
Rank this Week: 621

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Feb 8

    Compliance and the Super Bowl Victory

    Compliance and the Super Bowl Victory
    Defense wins championships. It’s an old sport cliche. However, the Denver Broncos proved it last night in the Super Bowl. The Orange Crush neutralized the NFL’s MVP, Cam Newton. Peyton Manning rounded off his career, landing win…
  • Feb 6

    Weekend Watching

    Weekend Watching
    You may have missed Madoff on ABC this week. It’s four hours on the life of the fraudster, portrayed by Richard Dreyfuss. If you have a few hours this weekend, it’s worth watching. Mr. Dreyfuss does a great job portraying Madoff,…
  • Feb 5

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar For February 5

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar For February 5
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. The Most Thankless Job on Wall Street Gets a New Worry: Recent enforcement actions find compliance officers personally liable by Emily Glazer in the Wall…
Rank this Week: 449

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of February 8, 2016

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of February 8, 2016
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Ghomeshi emails reveal growing importance of 'digital debris' to trials, experts sayChicago Officer, Citing Emotional Trauma, Sues Estate of Teenager He Fatally Shot Exonerations…
  • Feb 1

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of February 1, 2016

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of February 1, 2016
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Yet Another Privacy Tort Comes to Ontario "There is a cancer on Canadian journalism.The malignancy is Postmedia Network Canada Corp."Canadians who can't wait for doctor-assisted…
  • Jan 29

    When The Press Comes A'Calling

    When The Press Comes A'Calling
    In the course of your work as a legal professional, you may receive the occasional call from the media, seeking your comments or insights on a recent legal development or issue.Handling these enquiries with expertise and grace will…
Rank this Week: 290

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Feb 8

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report
    As I wrote in a previous blog post, OSHA has decided to make a 90-day regional emphasis on “high-hazard manufacturing industries” in Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri, which are three of the four states in what the Occupational Safety…
  • Feb 4

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’
    The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently highlighted two news releases that are related to or will affect workplace safety, workers’ injuries, and workers’ compensation in both Iowa…
  • Feb 1

    This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950

    This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950
    Today’s post is an article that was shared by Tomasz Stasiuk, a Colorado lawyer, and comes from www.wisebread.com Every once in a while, this blog gives a person a chance to take a step back and think about both personal priorities and…
Rank this Week: 272

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 474

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Feb 7

    News Essentials: 8th February 2016

    News Essentials: 8th February 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSLatest deprivation of liberty ruling has ‘huge implications’ for children’s social workersExperts say the case could soon be talked of as…
  • Feb 5

    Aburn v Aburn: Appeal allowed against advance variation of periodical payments order

    Aburn v Aburn: Appeal allowed against advance variation of periodical payments order
    Lord Justice McFarlaneA summary of Aburn v Aburn [2016] EWCA Civ 72 (04 February 2016), which concerned an appeal relating to a provision for an automatic increase in the level of periodical payments payable to the wife following the…
  • Feb 5

    Better debate on family law reform, and 3 children case

    Better debate on family law reform, and 3 children case
    This week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog I attempt to jettison scaremongering and prejudice from the debate on family law reform, before diving into the judgments of three very different children cases:The end of…
Rank this Week: 504

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 348

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Feb 7

    ‘Poor’ employer’s termination obligation not reduced

    ‘Poor’ employer’s termination obligation not reduced
    by Hannah Roskey There has been some controversy in Canadian law on the issue of whether the financial circumstances of the employer should play a role in deciding what constitutes reasonable notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice.…
  • Jan 31

    Project manager sentenced to 3.5-year jail term in Metron swing stage collapse

    Project manager sentenced to 3.5-year jail term in Metron swing stage collapse
    by Norm Keith, Christina Hall, and Shane Todd “… [A] significant term of imprisonment is necessary to reflect the terrible consequences of the offences and to make it unequivocally clear that persons in positions of authority in…
  • Jan 24

    An abbreviated case for cause

    An abbreviated case for cause
    by Keri Bennett We all know litigation is expensive. That’s particularly true when an employer seeks to justify a for-cause termination. But there may be an alternative to protracted litigation. In Cotter v. Point Grey Golf and Country…
Rank this Week: 569

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 7

    Ninth Circuit Resolves Two of the Facebook Sponsored Stories Lawsuit

    Ninth Circuit Resolves Two of the Facebook Sponsored Stories Lawsuit
    The litigation over Facebook’s sponsored stories occurred what seems like eons ago. Recently, the last of it wrapped up (although the latest ruling is the subject of a petition for rehearing en banc). It generated lots of blog fodder,…
  • Feb 4

    Google Can Derive Undisclosed Economic Benefits From CAPTCHAs–Rojas-Lozano v. Google

    Google Can Derive Undisclosed Economic Benefits From CAPTCHAs–Rojas-Lozano v. Google
    This lawsuit alleges that Google benefits unfairly from consumers’ responses to Google’s CAPTCHA. Plaintiff, a Massachusetts resident, responded to a two word CAPTCHA prompt when signing up for a Gmail accout. She alleged that…
  • Feb 1

    Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2015 (Forbes Cross-Post)

    Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2015 (Forbes Cross-Post)
    I’m pleased to present my annual list of top Internet Law developments from the past year. As the years go by, increasingly the most important Internet Law developments/crackdowns are occurring internationally, but I tried to focus on…
Rank this Week: 514

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 7

    The Necessity Defense for DWI Drivers in Minnesota

    The Necessity Defense for DWI Drivers in Minnesota
    With one in seven Minnesotans have a DWI on their record, the state has a bustling and active DWI enforcement system comprised of DWI courts, prosecutors, and law enforcement agencies. Minnesota law criminalizes driving while under the…
  • Jan 23

    Understanding Whiskey Plates in Minnesota

    Understanding Whiskey Plates in Minnesota
    While it is commonly known that drivers’ licenses may be revoked due to a Minnesota DWI, but not many individuals are aware of the fact that license plates may also be impounded. Minnesota statutes require individuals involved in…
  • Jan 12

    Minnesota Touts High Probation Rates, but with High Revocation Rate

    Minnesota Touts High Probation Rates, but with High Revocation Rate
    After a defendant is convicted of a crime, Minnesota statutes allow the court to issue a stay of the sentence and place the defendant on probation. State law defines probation as a sanction ordered by the court to be imposed on a criminal…
Rank this Week: 623

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 7

    Linn Energy Investors Brace for Bankruptcy

    Linn Energy Investors Brace for Bankruptcy
    The deep and extended drop in oil prices continues to negatively impact Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINE). Shares of Linn Energy (NASDAQ:LINE) / LinnCo (NASDAQ:LNCO) dropped more than 50% on February 5 after Linn announced that it was going to…
  • Feb 6

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Related to Credit Suisse X-Links Cushing MLP Infrastructure ETN

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Related to Credit Suisse X-Links Cushing MLP Infrastructure ETN
    Sonn|Erez is investigating investment losses related to Credit Suisse X-Links Cushing MLP Infrastructure ETN (NYSE: MLPN). The X-Links Cushing MLP Infrastructure ETNs are senior, unsecured debt securities issued by Credit Suisse AG that are…
  • Feb 5

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Related to Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund (NYSE: BGH)

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Related to Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund (NYSE: BGH)
    Sonn|Erez is investigating investment losses related to Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund (NYSE: BGH), a closed end short duration high yield bond fund managed by Babson Capital Management, LLC. The Fund “seeks to…
Rank this Week: 618