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Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Oct 17

    Washington L&I Cites Olympia Roofing Busine

    Washington L&I Cites Olympia Roofing Busine
    The roofing business can be one of the most dangerous fields out there, especially if safety protocol is not being followed.   Recently, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) cited an Olympia roofing company…
  • Oct 16

    Workers Comp Claim Adjuster’s Dream Job

    Workers Comp Claim Adjuster’s Dream Job
    For the most part an adjuster works from day to day.  They work in an office or cubicle, and go about their business.  Recent polls and studies have shown that the adjuster is mostly satisfied with their job.  They feel as if…
  • Oct 16

    Ohio BWC Reports Grants, Comp Fraud Suspect Nailed

    Ohio BWC Reports Grants, Comp Fraud Suspect Nailed
    It turned out to be some busy days recently for The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC).   First, the BWC approved 127 safety grants for Ohio employers totaling more than $3.5 million. BWC designed the Safety Intervention Grant…
Rank this Week: 291

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    TTAB Finds ARCATA Not Primarily Geographically Deceptively Misdescriptive of Wine

    TTAB Finds ARCATA Not Primarily Geographically Deceptively Misdescriptive of Wine
    The Board reversed a Section 2(e)(3) refusal of ARCATA for wine, finding the mark not primarily geographically deceptively midescriptive of the goods. The evidence established that Arcata is a city in California that is neither obscure nor…
  • Oct 16

    LA BOMBA and LA BAMBA Confusable for Cigars, Says TTAB

    LA BOMBA and LA BAMBA Confusable for Cigars, Says TTAB
    The Board affirmed a refusal to register the mark LA BOMBA, finding it likely to cause confusion with the registered mark LA BAMBA (Stylized), both for cigars. The Board took judicial notice of certain information from the Encyclopedia…
  • Oct 15

    Test Your TTAB Judge-Ability: Is KETOSIS ESSENTIALS Merely Descriptive of Nutritional Supplements?

    Test Your TTAB Judge-Ability: Is KETOSIS ESSENTIALS Merely Descriptive of Nutritional Supplements?
    The USPTO refused registration of the mark KETOSIS ESSENTIALS, deeming it merely descriptive of nutritional supplements [KETOSIS disclaimed], under Section 2(e)(1). The examining attorney asserted that the constituent words describe the…
Rank this Week: 268

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 288

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Oct 17

    Patent Exhaustion Applies Despite License Restriction

    Patent Exhaustion Applies Despite License Restriction
    Cascades Computer Innovation, LLC v. Samsung Elecs. Co., Nos. 11 C 4574 & 11 C 6235, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 14, 2014) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly granted in part defendants Samsung’s and HTC’s motions for summary judgment…
  • Oct 15

    Related Party Bound to Agreement’s Arbitration Clause

    Related Party Bound to Agreement’s Arbitration Clause
    FarmedHere, LLC v. Just Greens, LLC d/b/a AeroFarm Systems, LLC, No. 14 C 370, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. June 16, 2014) (Holderman, Sen. J.). Judge Holderman granted defendant AeroFarm’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(3) motion to dismiss plaintiff…
  • Oct 13

    Trading Technologies: New Expert Opinions Doomed by Lack of Inclusion in LPR Final Contention

    Trading Technologies: New Expert Opinions Doomed by Lack of Inclusion in LPR Final Contention
    The Court also struck some, but not all, of the experts’ opinions based upon trader usage. Trading Techs. Int’l, Inc. v. CQG, Inc., No. 05 C 4811, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 10, 2014) (Coleman, J.). Judge Coleman granted in…
Rank this Week: 281

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/
  • Oct 16

    Cases on Tap for Tomorrow’s SCOTUS Conference: Are Cert Grants Coming on Pleading and Personal Jurisdiction?

    Cases on Tap for Tomorrow’s SCOTUS Conference: Are Cert Grants Coming on Pleading and Personal Jurisdiction?
    A couple of cases on the calendar for tomorrow's Supreme Court conference are worth a quick mention. Both appear on SCOTUSblog’s "relist" list. (That they had already been calendared for previous conferences and avoided a quick…
  • Oct 15

    Epstein on Black & Spriggs on the Depreciation of U.S. Supreme Court Precedent

    Epstein on Black & Spriggs on the Depreciation of U.S. Supreme Court Precedent
    Over on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is an essay by Lee Epstein entitled The Depreciation of Precedent. It reviews an article by Ryan Black and James Spriggs that was recently published in the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies.
  • Oct 14

    The Advisory Committee's Gargantuan New Agenda

    The Advisory Committee's Gargantuan New Agenda
    Far from resting on its laurels after pushing through the latest round of defense-oriented amendments to the FRCP, the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules continues its assault. This time, among many other things, it's tackling class actions…
Rank this Week: 278

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Oct 16

    NEJM Study on Defensive Medicine

    NEJM Study on Defensive Medicine
    From the American Association for Justice: The New England Journal of Medicine published a new study on the effects of tort reform on emergency room department treatments. The researchers examined Medicare emergency room fee-for-service…
  • Oct 16

    NEJM Study on Defensive Medicine

    NEJM Study on Defensive Medicine
    From the American Association for Justice: The New England Journal of Medicine published a new study on the effects of tort reform on emergency room department treatments. The researchers examined Medicare emergency room fee-for-service…
  • Oct 11

    Recent Tennessee Jury Verdict

    Recent Tennessee Jury Verdict
    Here are the verdicts collected by the October, 2014 Tennessee Jury Verdict Reporter: Health Care Liability - epidural steroid injection with back injury - June 27, 2014 - defense verdict in state court in Davidson County Abuse of Process…
Rank this Week: 272

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

Covers Florida's PIP/No-Fault laws. By Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg & Zlotnick, P.A.

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Oct 16

    One of Florida’s Most Wanted for Insurance Fraud is Arrested in Maryland

    One of Florida’s Most Wanted for Insurance Fraud is Arrested in Maryland
    James William Lloyd, Jr., who was part of an organized insurance fraud ring that carried out multiple staged vehicle accidents on Florida’s east coast, was recently arrested in Maryland. Before his arrest, the 42-year old held the…
  • Oct 15

    Operation Sledgehammer Finds Three Chiropractors Guilty of PIP Fraud

    Operation Sledgehammer Finds Three Chiropractors Guilty of PIP Fraud
    A federal jury has convicted one West Palm Beach chiropractor and two Miami chiropractors for their roles in a massive staged automobile accident scheme, following a seven-week trial in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of…
  • Oct 9

    Crooks Use Stolen IDs to Take Vehicles, Reports NICB

    Crooks Use Stolen IDs to Take Vehicles, Reports NICB
    The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has noticed an uptick in the use of more sophisticated schemes to steal cars as new vehicle technology makes methods like hot-wiring almost obsolete. These findings highlight a growing trend in…
Rank this Week: 283

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Oct 16

    Advisan Releases Third Quarter Corporate and Securities Claims Trends Report

    Advisan Releases Third Quarter Corporate and Securities Claims Trends Report
    Continuing an recent downward trend, corporate and securities litigation filings during the third quarter declined, both compared to the prior quarter and compared to the third quarter last year, according a new report from Advisen, the…
  • Oct 14

    IPO Companies and Fee-Shifting Bylaw

    IPO Companies and Fee-Shifting Bylaw
    One of the more interesting recent developments in the D&O liability arena has been the emergence of issues surrounding fee-shifting bylaws. As readers will recall, in May 2014, the Delaware Supreme Court in the ATP Tours case upheld the…
  • Oct 14

    Book Review: The Global Directors and Officers Deskbook

    Book Review: The Global Directors and Officers Deskbook
    The increasing globalization of business and commerce presents significant opportunities and major complications. The complications run across a wide variety of issues. Among other things, the complications arising from an increasingly global…
Rank this Week: 273

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Medical Device Makers No Longer Required to Report Product Change

    Medical Device Makers No Longer Required to Report Product Change
    Companies that manufacture medical devices used to have to report any changes they made to the devices to the FDA. On Tuesday, the FDA announced that it would no longer make companies report this information, except when they apply to recalls…
  • Oct 13

    Boeing Whistleblowers Cause $23 Million Settlement

    Boeing Whistleblowers Cause $23 Million Settlement
    Chicago-based aerospace company Boeing recently settled a labor law violations lawsuit in the amount of $23 million. The lawsuit was filed after four present and former Boeing employees acted as whistleblowers, exposing false labor…
  • Oct 9

    TVM Company Agrees to $400 Million Settlement

    TVM Company Agrees to $400 Million Settlement
    Endo International, one of the major manufacturers of tranvaginal mesh products, recently agreed to pay more than $400 million to women who were harmed by the devices. More than 10,000 lawsuits will be resolved in this settlement, with an…
Rank this Week: 271

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 15

    I Stand Against The Death Penalty Because ...

    I Stand Against The Death Penalty Because ...
    it dehumanizes the condemned and condemners, fosters rather than abates violence, and is inherently arbitrary, discriminatory and unreliable.As described in the New York Times, photographer Marc Asnin asked his…
  • Oct 10

    America's Soundtrack of Hysteria

    America's Soundtrack of Hysteria
    Guest Post by Tom EngelhardtIt happened so fast that, at first, I didn’t even take it in.Two Saturdays ago, a friend and I were heading into the Phillips Museum in Washington, D.C., to catch a show of neo-Impressionist…
  • Oct 1

    Do Not Vote Republican

    Do Not Vote Republican
    It is not true that all politics is local.  Voting for a Republican congressperson or senator means you are aiding and abetting a national party that is little more than a collection of far right wing lunatics who…
Rank this Week: 280

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Oct 14

    Workshop on Researching Local Land Use Law

    Workshop on Researching Local Land Use Law
    Workshop on Researching Local Land Use Law 12:10 – 1 pm, Wednesday, October 15, 2014, SLB 122
  • Oct 14

    Researching with the New Lexis Advance

    Researching with the New Lexis Advance
    Researching with the New Lexis Advance 3:10 pm, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 3:10 pm, in SLB Room 110, join Meredith Shuman Casale, Lexis Representative for an introduction to researching on the new…
  • Oct 2

    Information for Research Assistant

    Information for Research Assistant
    If you’re a new research assistant for a Yale Law School professor and could use some help navigating the law library’s resources, please visit this webpage. We’ve collected some basic information – like scanner and…
Rank this Week: 274

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 279

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims of Selling Away Involving Houston Broker James "Jeb" Bashaw

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims of Selling Away Involving Houston Broker James "Jeb" Bashaw
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding James "Jeb" Bashaw (CRD #1251491, Houston, Texas). Bashaw was registered with LPL Financial LLC in Houston from November 2001 until his termination in September 2014. Investment News reports that…
  • Oct 13

    UBS Settles Claims with Puerto Rico Regulator

    UBS Settles Claims with Puerto Rico Regulator
    Puerto Rico's Office of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions recently announced a settlement with UBS regarding the offering and sale of Puerto Rico closed-end mutual funds. Under the settlement, UBS will offer $1.7 million restitution…
  • Oct 9

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Excessive Trading Claims Involving Newport Coast Securities, Inc.

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Excessive Trading Claims Involving Newport Coast Securities, Inc.
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Newport Coast Securities, Inc. (CRD #16944, New York, New York), Marc Anthony Arena (CRD #2754309, Hicksville, New York), Donald Andrew Bartelt (CRD #1377935, Cave Creek, Arizona), Antonio Costanzo…
Rank this Week: 277

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Oct 14

    LEXIS DAY (21-22 Oct 2014)

    LEXIS DAY (21-22 Oct 2014)
    You are cordially invited to the Lexis Day training sessions.  Multiple sessions will be offered each day by Lexis specialist trainer in the Computer Room, Lui Che Woo Law Library, 1/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus.  For…
  • Oct 12

    Scheduled System Maintenance on WiseEnterprise

    Scheduled System Maintenance on WiseEnterprise
    A system maintenance will be scheduled on Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 from 18:00 to 23:15 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable. addthis_url =…
  • Oct 5

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source
    Feature Belonging: The Resettlement Experiences of Hmong Refugees in Texas and Germany Drawing on a case study of two Hmong refugee populations from Laos that were resettled in a major Texas city and a German village, this article explores…
Rank this Week: 267

Abogados-i

Abogados-i

Comunica al Derecho con la Sociedad.

http://www.abogados-i.com/
  • Oct 10

    Nuevo Código Civil y Comercial

    Nuevo Código Civil y Comercial
    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación   texto completo octubre 2014 La Cámara de Diputados sancionó la reforma y unificación del Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación. El nuevo…
  • Oct 4

    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación - Modificaciones Relevantes de la Reforma

    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación - Modificaciones Relevantes de la Reforma
    Modificaciones relevantes del  Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación Octubre 2014 "Análisis de las principales modificaciones de la reforma, actualización y unificación de los Códigos Civil…
  • Sep 27

    Abogado VIP - Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídico

    Abogado VIP - Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídico
    Novedad enviada por:  Federico Fabián Elinger PROGRAMA PARA ADMINISTRACIÓN DE ESTUDIO JURÍDICO   Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídicos Abogado VIP Hola, quiero compartir una…
Rank this Week: 284

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

Offers business trial law with a sense of humor. By Barry Barnett.

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
Rank this Week: 286

The Divorce Blog

The Divorce Blog

Covers divorce and family law news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totaldivorce.com/blog
  • Sep 25

    Kris and Bruce Jenner Divorce

    Kris and Bruce Jenner Divorce
    Kris Jenner has officially filed for divorce from Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner, ending their 23-year marriage. The documents were filed Monday, September 22 in the L.A. Superior Courthouse, citing irreconcilable differences. The filing…
  • Sep 5

    32 States Ask Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Marriage

    32 States Ask Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Marriage
    Following decisions made by several states this week, 32 states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule upon the legality of same-sex marriage. Massachusetts filed a brief Thursday, along with fourteen states that allow gay marriage, asking…
  • Aug 27

    Neil and Pegi Young Divorce

    Neil and Pegi Young Divorce
    After 36 years of marriage, Canadian rock legend Neil Young has filed for divorce from his wife Pegi. Young, 68, filed a petition for dissolution of marriage in his hometown of San Mateo, California, on July 29th. The couple met in 1974 at a…
Rank this Week: 275

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

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

    Vehicle Crosses Centerline

    Vehicle Crosses Centerline
    "We base these posts on information retrieved from on-line crash reports and other media. By posting this information we are in no way attempting to contact any of the people mentioned in the respective posts. We post only public information…
  • Aug 28

    Vehicle Was Hit Head On Causing Serious Injurie

    Vehicle Was Hit Head On Causing Serious Injurie
    "We base these posts on information retrieved from on-line crash reports and other media. By posting this information we are in no way attempting to contact any of the people mentioned in the respective posts. We post only public information…
  • Aug 26

    Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle with attached Tractor and Trailer

    Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle with attached Tractor and Trailer
    "We base these posts on information retrieved from on-line crash reports and other media. By posting this information we are in no way attempting to contact any of the people mentioned in the respective posts. We post only public information…
Rank this Week: 285

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    New Massachusetts Domestic Violence Act

    New Massachusetts Domestic Violence Act
    Earlier this month, Massachusetts enacted the "Act Relative to Domestic Violence". Though arguably the intent of the act is in good faith, it has very profound and serious implications on those defendants charged with a domestic violence…
  • May 9

    Sufficiently Advising a Client of Immigration Consequences Upon Change of Plea

    Sufficiently Advising a Client of Immigration Consequences Upon Change of Plea
    In circumstances where criminal defendants, for whatever reason, elect to change their plea to guilty, the attorney must ensure that the client understands the full panoply of potential consequences that might result. One of the issues that…
  • Apr 29

    SJC Rules Persons in Same Residential Facility Cannot Obtain Restraining Orders Against The Other

    SJC Rules Persons in Same Residential Facility Cannot Obtain Restraining Orders Against The Other
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court considered the case of Silva v. Carmel, and decided that an abuse prevention order may issue where the defendant and victim live in the same state facility may not issue. Both the defendant and the…
Rank this Week: 270

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Coming to Super Bowl XLIX: What are the Arizona DUI Laws?

    Coming to Super Bowl XLIX: What are the Arizona DUI Laws?
      Every year, cities and sports venues from all around America submit bids to host a Super Bowl. University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona was privileged to be awarded the right to host Super Bowl XLIX (49) to be played on…
  • Aug 4

    58-year-old Phoenix man arrested for 1989 sexual assault, murder

    58-year-old Phoenix man arrested for 1989 sexual assault, murder
    PHOENIX – 58-year-old Cudellious Love, of Phoenix, was arrested on Friday by the Phoenix police officers after they found DNA evidence that linked him to an unsolved murder and sexual assault from 1989. A report released by the Phoenix…
  • Jul 3

    Fourth of July 2014 DUI Patrol

    Fourth of July 2014 DUI Patrol
    ** If you are looking for DUI Checkpoint Do’s and Don’ts, Click Here. Summertime is one of the best times to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. and more specifically, the Fourth of July is a time when people in Arizona…
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Res Communis

Res Communis

Covers the legal aspects of human activities using aerospace technologies. From the University of Mississippi School of Law.

http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/
  • Nov 27

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
    Source – Secure World Foundation: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
  • Nov 27

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England
    The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in England: Flood in England Type of Event: Flood Location of Event: England, United Kingdom Date of Charter Activation: 27 November 2012 Charter Requestor: Environment Agency (of England…
  • Nov 26

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
Rank this Week: 265

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Oct 18

    $15.6M Auto Defects Case Against Toyota Dealership is Upheld

    $15.6M Auto Defects Case Against Toyota Dealership is Upheld
    A three-judge panel has upheld a jury’s verdict awarding $15.6 million to a driver and passengers of a Toyota minivan. They sustained injuries when the auto malfunctioned and went into a ravine. The defendant of this auto defects case…
  • Oct 14

    Nursing Home Chain Settles Medicare Fraud, Whistleblower Claims for $38M

    Nursing Home Chain Settles Medicare Fraud, Whistleblower Claims for $38M
    Extendicare Health Services Inc., a nursing and rehabilitation facilitation chain, has agreed to pay $38 million to settle Medicaid and Medicare fraud claims that were originally brought in a whistleblower lawsuit. The chain is accused of…
Rank this Week: 302

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Oct 19

    War of words: Book purge called necessary, but pains Chattanooga Public Library supporter

    War of words: Book purge called necessary, but pains Chattanooga Public Library supporter
    Chattanooga’s Public Library is shedding books by the thousands. Over the past two years, Library Director Corinne Hill has reduced the library’s collection by nearly half. She says it’s part of a national trend —…
  • Oct 18

    Mayor’s Office proposes letting police check out library patron information

    Mayor’s Office proposes letting police check out library patron information
    “The Omaha Mayor’s Office would like law enforcement officials to be able to access personal information from Omahans’ library cards in emergencies, setting off a debate over patrons’ privacy. Mayor Jean…
  • Oct 18

    Sensing subversion, China throws the book at kids’ librarie

    Sensing subversion, China throws the book at kids’ librarie
    “When she got off school last Thursday, Huang Qiufeng, the high spirited 12-year old daughter of migrant workers, dropped by the local library in this scruffy village on the outskirts of Beijing, as she does from time to time. She found…
Rank this Week: 301

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 304

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Oct 18

    That Getaway Might Work In The Movies …

    That Getaway Might Work In The Movies …
    Most things work in the movies. See, that’s because movies are not real. The Juice could be wrong (hah), but it sure sounds like these bank robbers thought they were in a movie when they pulled off (briefly, any way) a bank robbery in…
  • Oct 17

    You Really Thought Saying You Had Ebola Was A Good Idea?

    You Really Thought Saying You Had Ebola Was A Good Idea?
    This woman took advantage of the country’s appropriate high-alert status (not the media-stoked fear of an outbreak here) in a really, really stupid way.  As reported by 610wtvn.com: There is no word on possible charges involving a…
  • Oct 16

    The Motorist’s Equivalent Of “The Dog Ate My Homework”

    The Motorist’s Equivalent Of “The Dog Ate My Homework”
    Most people appreciate just being told the truth. Police officers are no exception. So enough with the excuses already! But if you want to read some whoppers, check this out, as reported by The Cambridge News: Cambridgeshire police have…
Rank this Week: 312

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

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

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Oct 18

    Court Rules on University E-Reserves Copyright Case

    Court Rules on University E-Reserves Copyright Case
    Art teachers and professors, pay attention! Academic publishers on Friday notched a win in the ongoing legal debate about digital access to copyrighted works, as the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a broad ruling on how to determine…
  • Oct 16

    Louis Menand on Copyright and Why We Can Survive Without “Motown”

    Louis Menand on Copyright and Why We Can Survive Without “Motown”
    The copyright argument is not really a philosophical battle, but rather a battle between interest groups. This, Louis Menand argues, is really what drives us to blog about and argue over piracy, appropriation, court opinions, and anything and…
  • Oct 16

    Iggy Pop on Piracy and Why the Working Class Steal

    Iggy Pop on Piracy and Why the Working Class Steal
    Rock and punk icon Iggy Pop gave a lecture the other night, and this is what he had to say about illegal downloading, “We are exchanging the corporate rip-off for the public one. Aided by power nerds. Kind of computer Putins. They just…
Rank this Week: 323

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 295

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 300

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 324

DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
Rank this Week: 313

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Pedestrian Killed in Chicago Car Accident

    Pedestrian Killed in Chicago Car Accident
    When an average Chicago resident goes through his or her daily life, that citizen may come into contact with multiple forms of transportation. Some will use personal cars to drive to work while others will take a CTA train or bus to their…
  • Oct 16

    Lawyers at Abels & Annes, P.C. Representing 2 Victims of Chicago-Bound Megabus Crash

    Lawyers at Abels & Annes, P.C. Representing 2 Victims of Chicago-Bound Megabus Crash
    The bus accident lawyers at Abels & Annes, P.C. are representing victims who were injured this week when a Megabus crashed in Indiana and are helping the victims seek relief for their damages. Early Tuesday morning, a Megabus traveling…
  • Oct 15

    Megabus Headed for Chicago Crashes, Injures 18

    Megabus Headed for Chicago Crashes, Injures 18
    A large number of people who call Chicago home do not own a personal vehicle and instead opt for public transportation on a daily basis and during longer trips. Among those that do own cars, public transit also may be an attractive option due…
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    GPS Tracking, the 4th Amendment and the Exclusionary Rule

    GPS Tracking, the 4th Amendment and the Exclusionary Rule
    After a federal grand jury indicted Henry Stephens “for being a felon in possession of a firearm on May 16, 2011, in violation of 18 U.S. Code § 922(g)(1)”, he filed a motion to suppress certain evidence.  U.S. v.…
  • Oct 14

    Hard Drives, "Containers" and Private Searche

    Hard Drives, "Containers" and Private Searche
    The 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives citizens a right to be free from “unreasonable searches and seizures”.  As I have explained in prior posts, and as Wikipedia also explains, the standard the Supreme Court has…
  • Oct 13

    The “Russian Facebook Page” and Unlawful Transfer of a False Identification Document

    The “Russian Facebook Page” and Unlawful Transfer of a False Identification Document
    After a jury convicted Aliaksandr Zhyltsou of “a single count of the unlawful transfer of a false identification document, in violation of 18 U.S. Code § 1028(a)(2) and (b)(1)(A)(ii)”, he appealed.  U.S.…
Rank this Week: 311

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 320

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Beth Bloom's formal investiture today

    Beth Bloom's formal investiture today
    Congratulations!
  • Oct 16

    Anthony Bosch pleads guilty

    Anthony Bosch pleads guilty
    Here's the AP:The former owner of a South Florida anti-aging clinic pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes including high-profile Major League Baseball players, most notably New…
  • Oct 15

    Deputy U.S. Marshal from Miami arrested on drug ripoff charge in California

    Deputy U.S. Marshal from Miami arrested on drug ripoff charge in California
    From News10 ABC in Yuba City, California:One of three men arrested following a suspected marijuana theft is a deputy US Marshal.Clorenzo Mack Griffin, 37, works out of the US Marshal's Service office in Miami and has been a deputy marshal…
Rank this Week: 322

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Oct 17

    Our New “Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans Handbook”

    Our New “Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans Handbook”
    Spanking brand new. By popular demand, this comprehensive “Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans Handbook” covers a topic that many have requested. This one is a real gem – 72 pages of guidance. DOJ Staffer Provides Fresh Guidance on…
  • Oct 16

    ISS: New Draft Approaches to Equity Plan & Independent Board Chair Proposal

    ISS: New Draft Approaches to Equity Plan & Independent Board Chair Proposal
    Yesterday, ISS released a group of draft policy changes for comment – two of them relating to the US: a new “scorecard” approach to evaluating equity compensation plan proposals and independent board chair proposals.…
  • Oct 15

    Whistleblowers: How to Evaluate Hotline Provider

    Whistleblowers: How to Evaluate Hotline Provider
    With whistleblowing such a hot topic, it’s a good time to gain an in-house perspective on how to evaluate the many firms that assist companies to process whistleblower tips (we maintain a list of hotline providers in our…
Rank this Week: 299

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Oct 17

    On the Rise of Lawyers in Lobbying in India

    On the Rise of Lawyers in Lobbying in India
    Bhargavi Zageri, Notes from the Field: How India's Corporate Law Firms are Influencing Her Legal, Policy and Regulatory Frameworks, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No.2014-19, 2014, available at SSRN.Nick…
  • Oct 15

    Citizenship by Descent

    Citizenship by Descent
    Kristin A. Collins, Illegitimate Borders: Jus Sanguinis Citizenship and the Legal Construction of Family, Race, and Nation, 123 Yale L.J. 2134 (2014).Allison TirresThere are three paths to citizenship in the United States: birth,…
  • Oct 14

    The Depreciation of Precedent

    The Depreciation of Precedent
    Ryan C. Black & James F. Spriggs II, The Citation and Depreciation of U.S. Supreme Court Precedent, 10 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 325 (2013).Lee EpsteinLandes & Posner’s 1976 article Legal Precedent: A Theoretical and Empirical…
Rank this Week: 293

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 317

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 321

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 15

    Foreign Direct Investment: Trusts as Investment Vehicle

    Foreign Direct Investment: Trusts as Investment Vehicle
    [Vishal Achanta has contributed the following guest post. Vishal is a 5thyear student at the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi]Recently, two investment vehicles have been introduced that as per the relevant SEBI regulations…
  • Oct 13

    Amendments to the Provident Fund and Pension Fund Schemes Under the EPF Act

    Amendments to the Provident Fund and Pension Fund Schemes Under the EPF Act
    [The following guest post is contributed by Madhusudan Bose, who is a lawyer and company secretary by profession, at PRA Law Offices, New Delhi. Author’s views are personal]Pursuant to the proposals made by the Finance Minister in his…
  • Oct 12

    Bombay High Court Ruling in Favour of Vodafone in Share Issue Case

    Bombay High Court Ruling in Favour of Vodafone in Share Issue Case
    Over the last couple of years, Indian subsidiaries of multinational companies have been faced with the unique tax issue pertaining to the issuance of shares to their parent companies. The tax department has questioned the valuation on which…
Rank this Week: 318

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Oct 14

    Month in Review: August, 2014: Part 2, Longest

    Month in Review: August, 2014: Part 2, Longest
    [Continued from Friday's Part 1.] By: David A. Smith In the long, long month of August, I wrote three long pieces, none longer than the final one, a post that set a dubious personal record – ten parts! – in which I covered…
  • Oct 10

    Month in Review: August, 2014: Part 1, Long, longer

    Month in Review: August, 2014: Part 1, Long, longer
    By: David A. Smith Whether by accident, laziness, or design, during August I wrote only three posts, but they were all mega-expositions: 3, 7, and 10 parts.  Long, longer, and longest The shortest was my piece about New York City (where…
  • Oct 9

    When the house loses: Part 12, The butt end of Boston?

    When the house loses: Part 12, The butt end of Boston?
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 11 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, and Part 10.] By: David A. Smith I got no chance of losing this time – Loser, Grateful Dead (Jerry Garcia,…
Rank this Week: 325

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 310

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Helga Glock’s Search For Gaston Glock’s Asset

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Helga Glock’s Search For Gaston Glock’s Asset
    This is the ninth post in the “Divorce & Hidden Money” series.  By failing to disclose any offshore assets, one divorcing spouse may cheat the other out of child support, alimony or other court awards.  A spouse…
  • Aug 21

    Recovering Assets By Identifying & Immobilizing Them

    Recovering Assets By Identifying & Immobilizing Them
    Identifying and immobilizing assets in a timely fashion can be paramount to asset recovery cases ranging from an ultra- high net worth divorce to a forced collection proceeding against a debtor. The abstract about “Suspending Suspicious…
  • Jul 22

    Recovering Illicit Assets Via Switzerland’s Mutual Legal Assistance Unit

    Recovering Illicit Assets Via Switzerland’s Mutual Legal Assistance Unit
    Mr. Pascal Gossin is the head of Switzerland’s Mutual Legal Assistance Unit, (hereinafter “the Unit”), which is part of the Federal Office of Justice.  Mr. Gossin was a fellow speaker at the Carmelite Chambers…
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The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Oct 1

    Arizona Bar says “Finish the Ballot!” with 250 simoleons.

    Arizona Bar says “Finish the Ballot!” with 250 simoleons.
    Last week, the State Bar of Arizona launched an odd campaign. It’s a social media contest using the photo sharing, video streaming site Instagram. Called Finish the Ballot!, the contest is supposed to promote voter information about…
  • Sep 23

    “I listen to what you say, but I hear what you mean” — and more Free CLE.

    “I listen to what you say, but I hear what you mean” — and more Free CLE.
    And so I found myself pondering the quote, “I listen to what you say, but I hear what you mean.” It was attributed to Agatha Christie’s famed Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, as played by actor David Suchet. But it…
  • Sep 18

    WTF? And More FREE CLE

    WTF? And More FREE CLE
    “What the falafel?” I rhetorically asked after two colleagues separately emailed me the past day about the State Bar of Arizona’s new CLE Institute Training Program. Ahead of the Arizona Bar’s likely imminent approval…
Rank this Week: 297

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 26

    The Science of Blood Alcohol Levels: Alcohol Absorption & Elimination

    The Science of Blood Alcohol Levels: Alcohol Absorption & Elimination
    Blood alcohol levels are related to the amount of alcohol consumed. The passage of time may mean that some of the alcohol has been eliminated from the body. A consultation with someone charged with drunk driving invariably will involve…
  • Aug 29

    Legal Strategy for Multiple Criminal Offense

    Legal Strategy for Multiple Criminal Offense
    This blog is based upon our experience representing clients that are charged with multiple criminal offenses. Multiple criminal offenses may be brought even when there is a single intent involved. When confronted with multiple criminal…
  • Mar 11

    Shotime's 'Shameless' Accurately Portrays Experience of a First-Time Offender

    Shotime's 'Shameless' Accurately Portrays Experience of a First-Time Offender
    A recent storyline on the Shotime series 'Shameless' has focused on the show's protagonist being charged with a crime for the first time. Fiona Gallagher, Shameless' lead played brilliantly by Emmy Rossum, is charged with narcotic possession…
Rank this Week: 307

The Nutmeg Lawyer

The Nutmeg Lawyer

Discusses the Trials & Tribulations of Law Practice. By Adrian Baron.

http://www.nutmeglawyer.com/
  • Aug 13

    How is Dumping Ice Water on Your Head Supposed to Cure ALS?

    How is Dumping Ice Water on Your Head Supposed to Cure ALS?
                              This article can also be viewed at our new site thenutmeglawyer.com Like most days, I spent my morning perusing cat videos on Facebook when I…
  • Aug 11

    Metadata and the Legal Profession. How Ignorance Can Lead to Disaster

    Metadata and the Legal Profession. How Ignorance Can Lead to Disaster
    This article can also be viewed at our updated site thenutmeglawyer.com Your office always engages in the best practices when it comes to your clients' confidentiality, this goes without saying. You've got the latest anti-virus software…
  • Feb 9

    Mr. Baron Goes to Washington

    Mr. Baron Goes to Washington
     This past Friday, I was invited to take part in a day of meetings at the White House with various community leaders from across the United States.  As an American citizen, the honor was overwhelming. As a kid, I had visited the…
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