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Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 30

    How Long Does it Take to Get Divorced in California?

    How Long Does it Take to Get Divorced in California?
    Are you planning on getting a divorce? If so, you are probably wondering how long it takes for California divorces to be finalized once the divorce action is filed. Each state has established different rules regarding how long until a…
  • May 27

    4 Things Divorcing Spouses Need to Know

    4 Things Divorcing Spouses Need to Know
    Ending a marriage is not something that comes easy to most people, even if it is clearly the right thing to do. Spouses are under a great deal of stress: they have to make new living arrangements, decide on a parenting schedule, gather…
  • May 26

    Help Your Divorce Attorney Help You

    Help Your Divorce Attorney Help You
    The relationship you have with your divorce attorney is important, especially because going through a divorce is stressful. Since your divorce lawyer has other clients, you want to do everything possible to help your attorney do their…
Rank this Week: 358

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • May 30

    Honoring all the men and women, who have died in military service for the United States!

    Honoring all the men and women, who have died in military service for the United States!
    Memorial Day in United States "This weekend, folks across the country are opening up the pool, firing up the grill, and taking a well-earned moment to relax. But Memorial Day is more than a three-day weekend. In town squares and national…
  • May 27

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 27, 2016

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 27, 2016
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • May 26

    BALCA Reverses Denial, Finding 3 out of 4 Recruitment Steps in Compliance

    BALCA Reverses Denial, Finding 3 out of 4 Recruitment Steps in Compliance
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently overturned the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Battery Engineer.” The CO denied the application stating that…
Rank this Week: 292

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/
  • May 30

    Getting it Wrong on Right to Counsel, By the Number

    Getting it Wrong on Right to Counsel, By the Number
    Ingrid V. Eagly & Steven Shafer, A National Study of Access to Counsel in Immigration Court, 64 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1 (2015).Juliet StumpfI admit it. I’m a data geek. Not that I produce any of it myself—regression analysis makes my…
  • May 29

    Jotwell Is Now Indexed on HeinOline

    Jotwell Is Now Indexed on HeinOline
    Jotwell is now indexed on HeinOnline. This includes all reviews since we started publishing in October 2009.
  • May 27

    Disclosure about Disclosure

    Disclosure about Disclosure
    Margaret B. Kwoka, FOIA, Inc., Duke L.J. (forthcoming 2016), available on SSRN.Anne O'ConnellCongress may be gridlocked on many issues, but both parties are working hard to strengthen the Freedom of Information Act. Motivations differ, of…
Rank this Week: 370

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Covers broker and realtor issues, construction and development, landords and tenants, and real estate taxation. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz.

http://www.ohiorelaw.com/
  • May 30

    Ohio EPA's Draft Beneficial Use Rule

    Ohio EPA's Draft Beneficial Use Rule
    In my article a couple of weeks ago, I covered some of the information in the Ohio EPA's Dredged Material Program. Due to state law in Ohio prohibiting open lake disposal of dredged material in Lake Erie after July 2020, the limited space…
  • May 23

    DUE DILIGENCE IS REQUIRED IN RESIDENTIAL TRANSACTIONS; UNLESS YOU FEEL LUCKY

    DUE DILIGENCE IS REQUIRED IN RESIDENTIAL TRANSACTIONS; UNLESS YOU FEEL LUCKY
    Most investors of commercial real estate understand the importance of “due diligence”; a term often used to describe the process of investigating anything and everything about the property to be purchased. Confirming what property…
  • May 16

    State Law Matters: Ohio's Lake Erie Dredged Material Program

    State Law Matters: Ohio's Lake Erie Dredged Material Program
    All of the information below was taken from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency web page for its Dredged Material Program —If you live or work along Ohio’s northern border, aka Lake Erie, particularly near one of Ohio’s…
Rank this Week: 311

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 351

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • May 30

    GoodSync: Do You Know Where Your Files Are?

    GoodSync: Do You Know Where Your Files Are?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • May 29

    #ParrotSunday - Rio Goes To Work

    #ParrotSunday - Rio Goes To Work
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • May 29

    Memorial Day - A Day For Remembering

    Memorial Day - A Day For Remembering
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 349

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • May 29

    Guest Post -- Keeping an Eye on Patent Troll

    Guest Post -- Keeping an Eye on Patent Troll
    The Question Worth Pondering: Innovation Provokers or Idea Thieves? By Ralf Boscheck* -- In the past five years Cisco and J.C. Penney have spent close to $350 million fending off demands from patent trolls, which are more politely known as…
  • May 28

    2016 BIO International Convention

    2016 BIO International Convention
    The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) will be holding its annual BIO International Convention June 6-9, 2016 in San Francisco, CA. Founded in 1993, BIO is a nonprofit association seeking supportive biotechnology policies on behalf…
  • May 26

    USPTO Issues Memorandum Regarding Enfish and TLI

    USPTO Issues Memorandum Regarding Enfish and TLI
    By Michael Borella -- On the heels of the Federal Circuit handing down two subject matter eligibility decisions regarding software, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has published a memo to its examining corps regarding these cases. On May…
Rank this Week: 367

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    SEBI’s Regime on Wilful Defaulter

    SEBI’s Regime on Wilful Defaulter
    Earlier this year, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had issued a discussion paper that proposed tight curbs against wilful defaulters from accessing the capital markets. We had commented on the discussion paper in previous…
  • May 26

    RBI Permits Deferment of Consideration and Escrow Mechanism Under Automatic Route

    RBI Permits Deferment of Consideration and Escrow Mechanism Under Automatic Route
    [The following post is contributed by Abhishek Dubey who is a Managing Associate with BMR Legal, Delhi. The views expressed here are personal.]In continuation of its policy to rationalize the existing regime under the Foreign Exchange…
  • May 26

    Draft Guidelines for Development of Onshore Wind Power Projects: A Preliminary Analysi

    Draft Guidelines for Development of Onshore Wind Power Projects: A Preliminary Analysi
    [The following guest post is contributed by Alimpan Banerjee, who is an Associate at Luthra and Luthra Law Offices, New Delhi. Views expressed are personal.]The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (“MNRE”) has recently…
Rank this Week: 276

Tortini

Tortini

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

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • May 29

    The Webb of Unsophistication in Products Liability Law

    The Webb of Unsophistication in Products Liability Law
    The Heart of the Matter The classic early cases in products liability law were about consumers hurt by consumer products, sold by manufacturers or dealers directly to consumers. The key component of these cases was inequality of bargaining…
  • May 19

    Credible Incredulity

    Credible Incredulity
    Has skepticism become a victim of political correctness and adversarial zeal? In the last century, philosopher Bertrand Russell advanced intelligent skepticism against myriad enthusiams and mindless beliefs, political, religious, and…
  • May 5

    Ancient Truth

    Ancient Truth
    David Sackett, in some paternity disputes called the “father of evidence-based medicine,” supposedly once claimed that: “Half of what you’ll learn in medical school will be shown to be either dead wrong or out of date…
Rank this Week: 344

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • May 29

    Reglamento del CRIM para tasación de tableros de anuncio y rótulo

    Reglamento del CRIM para tasación de tableros de anuncio y rótulo
    Lea el reglamento completo: [Reglamento 8579] Establece la fórmula y manera en que el CRIM tasara los tableros de anuncio, anuncios y rótulos para propósitos de la imposición de la contribución sobre la…
  • May 29

    Reglamento del Programa de Asistencia Empresarial de PyMES

    Reglamento del Programa de Asistencia Empresarial de PyMES
    Lea el reglamento completo: [Reglamento 8632] Rige el programa de servicios de asistencia empresarial, capacitación especializada en asuntos tecnológicos, ambientales, energéticos, agrícolas u otros, y de…
  • May 29

    Reglamento de incentivos para promoción de Puerto Rico

    Reglamento de incentivos para promoción de Puerto Rico
    Lea el reglamento completo: [Reglamento 8642] Rige la concesión de incentivos especiales para promotores que participen en la promoción de Puerto Rico como destino de negocios de exportación y para el establecimiento de…
Rank this Week: 339

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • May 29

    ERISA Disability Claim

    ERISA Disability Claim
    This 5th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion is a must read for ERISA attorneys. The case is styled, Burell v. Prudential Insurance. The facts will be given here. The case needs to be read to understand how the Court affirmed...
  • May 28

    Bad Faith State Farm

    Bad Faith State Farm
    Here is a case that discusses bad faith accusations against State Farm. Insurance attorneys need to read the case. It is from 14th Court of Appeals. The style of the case is, State Farm Lloyds v. Candelario Fuentes and Maria...
  • May 26

    ERISA And Time Limitations For Appeal

    ERISA And Time Limitations For Appeal
    ERISA lawyers can tell you that the rules with ERISA claims are pretty tough. This is illustrated by a Dallas Division opinion issued in March 2016. The style of the case is, Sharon Smith v. The Boeing Company. Sharon sued...
Rank this Week: 336

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • May 28

    Court Tells Lawyer to “Focus” Their Questioning Instead of Extending Discovery Time

    Court Tells Lawyer to “Focus” Their Questioning Instead of Extending Discovery Time
    The BC Supreme Court Rules, which used to be open ended with respect to examinations for discovery, now have time limits in place with the Court retaining discretion to extend these limits in appropriate circumstances. Unreported reasons for…
  • May 27

    $35,000 Non-Pecuniary Damages for “Temporary Aggravation of Pre-Existing Conditions”

    $35,000 Non-Pecuniary Damages for “Temporary Aggravation of Pre-Existing Conditions”
    Reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Regisry, assessing damages for the temporary aggravation of a pre-existing condition following a vehicle collision. In the recent case (Vintila v.…
  • May 26

    Double Costs Ordered For Unreasonable Response to “Notice to Admit”

    Double Costs Ordered For Unreasonable Response to “Notice to Admit”
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry finding defendants at fault for a vehicle collision and further ordering double costs to be paid following an ‘unreasonable’ refusal to admit…
Rank this Week: 361

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • May 28

    Less Apologies, More Gratitude

    Less Apologies, More Gratitude
    By now, you should know that it's time to stop apologizing. If you are still profusely apologizing for things that you have no need to be sorry for, please take a moment to go read these fantastic posts.  So, yes, it's time to stop…
  • May 25

    LSAT Course Scholarship Opportunity through PowerScore

    LSAT Course Scholarship Opportunity through PowerScore
    Hello Ms. JD readers! Summer is just around the corner. And for many pre-law students, this means LSAT preparation. For those of you in the Los Angeles area, PowerScore is offering scholarships for their two-day course in July. Simply click…
  • May 25

    Ms. J.D’S. REPORT CARD: 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE “SUPERWOMAN J.Ds”

    Ms. J.D’S. REPORT CARD: 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE “SUPERWOMAN J.Ds”
    The Ms. J.D. Annual Conference has become a spotlight event for the legal community. Each year Ms. J.D. holds its conference to highlight where the organization, and the legal community, holistically, has been, and where it plans to take it.…
Rank this Week: 347

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: 357

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: 359

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    What To Do If I Am Arrested In California

    What To Do If I Am Arrested In California
    THE FIRST RULE TO FOLLOW AFTER AN ARREST: REMAIN SILENT EXCEPT TO REQUEST AN ATTORNEY There is a scene in the Showtime series “Billions” where one of the characters is arrested by the F.B.I. for financial fraud. As he is read his…
  • May 20

    Know Your Rights Regarding A Stop and Frisk Detention

    Know Your Rights Regarding A Stop and Frisk Detention
    THE TERRY STOP – “STOP AND FRISK” DETENTION You’ve seen it in the movies and on TV shows: The police approach a person on the street or tell them to get out of a vehicle after a traffic stop and command the person to…
  • May 17

    WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS WHEN POLICE WANT TO QUESTION ME IN CALIFORNIA

    WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS WHEN POLICE WANT TO QUESTION ME IN CALIFORNIA
    YOUR RIGHTS WHEN THE POLICE STOP AND QUESTION YOU If a police officer stops you in a public place and begins asking you questions, what rights do you have? (Note that this post does not apply to a DUI stop. For information on your rights if…
Rank this Week: 330

Saxe Envirolaw News

Saxe Envirolaw News

Features environmental law updates on climate change, compliance, and pesticides. By Dianne Saxe.

http://envirolaw.com
  • May 27

    Could an update to the Environmental Registry be coming soon?

    Could an update to the Environmental Registry be coming soon?
    Change may soon be coming to the Environmental Registry. The Registry has been crucial to supporting public participation in environmental decision making in Ontario for nearly two decades. Created under the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993…
  • May 24

    Critical Habitat Order Proposed for St. Lawrence Beluga Whale

    Critical Habitat Order Proposed for St. Lawrence Beluga Whale
    On May 14, 2016, the government of Canada published a proposed order in the Canada Gazette, Part I, for the protection of critical habitat for the St. Lawrence Estuary (SLE) population of the beluga whale. While this population of beluga…
  • May 19

    Another Hefty Fisheries Act Fine

    Another Hefty Fisheries Act Fine
    Another significant penalty has been ordered in relation to an offence under the Fisheries Act. Earlier this month, a Nova Scotia pulp and paper company was ordered by a provincial court to pay $225,000 in relation to a pipeline break that…
Rank this Week: 268

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 27

    Samuel Chase Manuscript Gets a New Look – Pic of the Week

    Samuel Chase Manuscript Gets a New Look – Pic of the Week
    In today’s Pic-of-the-Week post, we highlight recent work done by Katherine Kelly, a book conservator in the Book Conservation Section of the Conservation Division of the Library of Congress Preservation Directorate. Each year, the Law…
  • May 26

    May 1787 the Beginning of the Constitutional Convention

    May 1787 the Beginning of the Constitutional Convention
    The last week of May marks the anniversary of the first meeting of the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.  The convention was called to address problems with the Articles of Confederation, which had been drafted in 1777 in…
  • May 25

    FALQs: Impeachment Process in Brazil

    FALQs: Impeachment Process in Brazil
    The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist covering Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries at the Law Library of Congress. Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection,…
Rank this Week: 288

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • May 27

    Qualifying as a Personal Representative in Florida

    Qualifying as a Personal Representative in Florida
    When thinking about creating a will, there are many considerations that have to be factored in before putting anything in writing.  An important consideration is deciding who to appoint as the personal representative for the estate. A…
  • May 20

    Adult Adoptions as an Estate Planning Tool

    Adult Adoptions as an Estate Planning Tool
    Many people utilize a will, a trust, or some other standard form of estate planning to ensure that their loved ones are provided for upon their death.  However, in Florida, individuals have an additional estate planning tool: adult…
  • May 13

    The Truth about Living Trust

    The Truth about Living Trust
    Many people, especially the large elderly population in South Florida, are targeted by various entities offering assistance and guidance in estate and financial planning.   The sale of living trusts is a profitable business, and…
Rank this Week: 316

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    HeinOnline to add UNC Press title

    HeinOnline to add UNC Press title
    HeinOnline has announced that they are adding more than 100 titles published by the University of North Carolina Press to their Core collection. Hein says ". A new collection will be created to house these titles, and they will also be added…
  • May 25

    Legal Research Basics presentation

    Legal Research Basics presentation
    The North Carolina Library Association continued its excellent webinar series "Help! I'm an Accidental Government Information Librarian" last week with a presentation titled "Legal Research Basics Redux." The presenter was our friend…
  • May 24

    The GSU case and copyright monitoring

    The GSU case and copyright monitoring
    Prof. Pamela Samuelson has published an opinion piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education titled "Colleges Shouldn't have to Deal With Copyright Monitoring." She discusses the lawsuit against Georgia State University by several academic…
Rank this Week: 298

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 321

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • May 27

    Forced Individual Arbitration of Wage-and-Hour Claims Violates NLRA

    Forced Individual Arbitration of Wage-and-Hour Claims Violates NLRA
    The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, in an opinion by Judge Diane Wood, held that forcing an employee to agree to bring any wage-and-hour claim through individual arbitration violated the National Labor Relations Act. Lewis v. Epic Systems…
  • May 25

    Goings-On in the Committee that Never Sleeps (a/k/a the Civil Rules Advisory Committee)

    Goings-On in the Committee that Never Sleeps (a/k/a the Civil Rules Advisory Committee)
    The indefatigable Advisory Committee on Civil Rules met on April 14, 2016 and prepared a report to the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure (the Standing Committee), which will meet June 6-7, 2016. The report begins at page 251...
  • May 18

    SCOTUS Vacates Ninth Circuit in Spokeo, Remands for New “Concreteness” Inquiry

    SCOTUS Vacates Ninth Circuit in Spokeo, Remands for New “Concreteness” Inquiry
    The Supreme Court issued Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339, earlier this week. In a majority opinion unlikely to make anyone happy, the Court vacated the Ninth Circuit’s decision, which held that Robins had adequately alleged Article III…
Rank this Week: 272

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Heading to Amsterdam

    Heading to Amsterdam
    I'll be there a week, touristically with the exception of my talk, on one of the panels at the June 1 conference that I've mentioned in previous posts.I like traveling, but this is also my favorite time of the year in NYC.
  • May 25

    New Alice film

    New Alice film
    I've been distressed by the unavoidability, in some media settings, of ads, previews, feature articles, etc., that bring to mind the forthcoming film based on Lewis Carroll's Alice Through the Looking Glass.  Part of the problem is its…
  • May 24

    Another upcoming talk

    Another upcoming talk
    On June 17, I will be back in Washington, to participate in a panel (9-10:30 am at AEI) discussing Eric Toder's and Alan Viard's forthcoming "A Proposal to Reform the Taxation of Corporate Income."  This is the follow-up, with…
Rank this Week: 346

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 304

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • May 27

    Procedural missteps foil lawyer’s whistleblower protection claims against Vanguard

    Procedural missteps foil lawyer’s whistleblower protection claims against Vanguard
    In May of 2013, lawyer David Danon brought a whistleblower award (qui tam) case against his then-employer, Vanguard, suing on behalf of New York State regarding taxes that Danon believed Vanguard owed the state. As Nancy Moore & I…
  • May 21

    A Response to Ilya Somin on Justice Sotomayor's Endorsement of Mandatory Pro Bono Program

    A Response to Ilya Somin on Justice Sotomayor's Endorsement of Mandatory Pro Bono Program
    [Cross-posted on The Faculty Lounge] Writing on the Volokh Conspiracy, Ilya Somin takes issue with Justice Sonya Sotomayor’s recent endorsement of mandatory pro bono by lawyers. (Reported here; non-paywalled summary here.) Ilya was…
  • May 9

    What Would Nino Do?

    What Would Nino Do?
    Charlie Geyh (Indiana-Bloomington) and I have an oped today in The National Law Journal about the Merrick Garland nomination. There is an un-paywalled version here. Here is the gist of the piece: But if the Senate Republicans won’t…
Rank this Week: 364

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • May 27

    Social Media should improve--not take the place of--Real Life, you Dorks.

    Social Media should improve--not take the place of--Real Life, you Dorks.
    Don't all call or visit at once but I implore all Facebook, LinkedIn IN friends to make or maintain "live" relationships with everyone they digitally befriend. 100% virtual relationships miss much--and I think miss the point. SM…
  • May 24

    Where in the World is Partner Emeritus?

    Where in the World is Partner Emeritus?
    A recent dispatch from my friend Partner Emeritus, who for political reasons is touring familiar points south and scouting residential properties: Dan, one of the sexual fantasies on my bucket list entails me dressing up as a British naval…
  • May 18

    Full text of May 17, 2017 DDC pro-2nd Amendment Decision.

    Full text of May 17, 2017 DDC pro-2nd Amendment Decision.
    Well-written plain English opinion yesterday U.S. District Judge Richard. R. Leon. DDC May 17, 2016 handgun decision...
Rank this Week: 302

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • May 27

    Broker Investigation: Churning Complaints Against Broker Nathaniel Clay

    Broker Investigation: Churning Complaints Against Broker Nathaniel Clay
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating a customer complaint filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Nathaniel Clay (Clay).  According to BrokerCheck records Clay has been subject to at…
  • May 27

    Customers File Complaints Against Bruce Slater Involving REITs, Oil and Gas, and Variable Annuitie

    Customers File Complaints Against Bruce Slater Involving REITs, Oil and Gas, and Variable Annuitie
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating a customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Bruce Slater (Slater).  According to BrokerCheck records Slater has been subject to…
  • May 25

    FINRA Sanctions Broker Peyton Jackson Over Outside Business Activitie

    FINRA Sanctions Broker Peyton Jackson Over Outside Business Activitie
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Peyton Jackson (Jackson).  According to BrokerCheck records Jackson has been subject…
Rank this Week: 326

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/
  • May 27

    CFPB acts against former Wells Fargo employee for illegal mortgage fee-shifting

    CFPB acts against former Wells Fargo employee for illegal mortgage fee-shifting
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has taken action against a former Wells Fargo employee for an illegal mortgage fee-shifting scheme. The CFPB found that David Eghbali referred a substantial number of loan closings to a single escrow…
  • May 27

    FTC acts to stop three debt-relief schemes affecting student-loan and mortgage borrower

    FTC acts to stop three debt-relief schemes affecting student-loan and mortgage borrower
    This week, the Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida fled cases against two operations charged with running phony student loan debt relief schemes, and the FTC settled a case brought earlier this year against a operators of a...
  • May 26

    FDA issues new rule to portect against food adulteration

    FDA issues new rule to portect against food adulteration
    The Food and Drug Administration today finalized a new food safety rule under the landmark, bipartisan FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. The rule requires companies in the United States and abroad to take steps to prevent intentional…
Rank this Week: 285

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    When is a Product Considered Defective?

    When is a Product Considered Defective?
    A product can be considered defective in numerous ways. Once the product becomes a part of the commerce stream and injures someone, that injured party may be able to pursue a product liability claim against multiple parties. But, there are…
  • May 23

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?
    There are no special training or experience requirements needed to represent a member of a workers’ union who has been injured on the job. While it is helpful to have an attorney who has experience in union worker rights and injuries,…
  • May 20

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case
    A few years ago, video cameras were not a common fixture in public places. But today, when an injury or wrongful death occurs, the first thing investigators look for is video footage. These video recordings come from a variety of sources, and…
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Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • May 26

    INTA’s magic kingdom

    INTA’s magic kingdom
    Waiting in line for my choc shake . Thanks @cantabip for organizing: #INTA16 Tweetup official group photo. pic.twitter.com/IgMYNy0YGE — Kenneth L. Kunkle (@Kunkle_Law) May 23, 2016 This year’s annual meeting of the International…
  • May 20

    Giving up the Web

    Giving up the Web
    Originally posted 2010-11-05 17:11:33. Republished by Blog Post PromoterClickZ News says lawyers are “Giving Up on Web Trademark Infringement”: “Trademark dilution is death by a thousand cuts,” said Joe Dreitler,…
  • May 20

    Design patents at the Supreme Court: A picture is worth…

    Design patents at the Supreme Court: A picture is worth…
    D 593,087   FOUR HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS…Or maybe the three pictures on this page are worth that much?                                    …
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DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • May 26

    Taking Action That Affects The Shareholder Vote? Expect the “Gimlet Eye”

    Taking Action That Affects The Shareholder Vote? Expect the “Gimlet Eye”
    Here’s the intro for this Orrick memo: On May 19, 2016, the Delaware Chancery Court preliminarily enjoined the directors of Cogentix Medical from reducing the size of the company’s board because, under the facts presented, there…
  • May 25

    Transcript: “M&A Research – Nuts & Bolts”

    Transcript: “M&A Research – Nuts & Bolts”
    We have posted the transcript for our recent webcast: “M&A Research: Nuts & Bolts.”
  • May 24

    Private Deal Terms Study

    Private Deal Terms Study
    In this 101-page study, SRS Acquiom analyzes the deal terms of 735 private-target acquisitions valued at $137 billion, to assist you in deal structuring and negotiation and bring you a robust view of the private-target M&A…
Rank this Week: 352

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • May 26

    Florida Real Estate Law Meets The Digital Age: Are Electronic Documents Valid?

    Florida Real Estate Law Meets The Digital Age: Are Electronic Documents Valid?
    Increasingly, paper is becoming a thing of the past, and although the law is notoriously slow to follow trends, it has been rather quick to latch onto the digital wave. It is as if some black-robed man with a curly white wig slammed down the…
  • May 16

    When Is “AS IS” Not Really “AS IS”?

    When Is “AS IS” Not Really “AS IS”?
    Many home sellers mistakenly consider an “AS IS” sales contract as a release from liability for all faulty or defective conditions on the sale of a home. However, under the landmark case of Johnson v Davis, 480 So. 2d 625 (Fla.…
  • May 13

    Meet Henderson Franklin’s Condo and HOA Team Members: Shannon Puopolo

    Meet Henderson Franklin’s Condo and HOA Team Members: Shannon Puopolo
    In addition to providing legal services, Henderson Franklin attorneys are involved in numerous community organizations throughout Southwest Florida. Over the next few weeks, we will be letting our blog readers get to know the members of our…
Rank this Week: 293

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • May 25

    An open letter to the LinkedIn security team

    An open letter to the LinkedIn security team
    Dear LinkedIn secury team, You just sent me an email telling me about the recent publishing on the internet of LI IDs and hashed passwords from 2012. My sincere thanks for this notification. On the one hand, it's very positive that LI…
  • May 2

    Des listes de portails open data

    Des listes de portails open data
    NB : cette liste est une ébauche à compléter. OpenDataSoft : La liste des Portails Open Data dans le Monde : carte interactive et liste. La liste permet une recherche sommaire par chaîne de caractère (exemple…
  • Apr 17

    Les revues en SHS à l'heure des logiciels d'édition et des plateformes de diffusion en ligne

    Les revues en SHS à l'heure des logiciels d'édition et des plateformes de diffusion en ligne
    Le billet qui suit a été rédigé en février 2015 pour guider une amie dans le nouveau (pour elle) monde des revues en ligne. Je le reprend ici quasiment sans mise à jour ni réécriture,…
Rank this Week: 295

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • May 25

    One Woman’s Memoir about Brain Injury

    One Woman’s Memoir about Brain Injury
    Memoir about Brain Injury by Sara Lewis By Jennifer Ball In 1977, Sara E. Lewis, 22 at the time, was in a motor vehicle accident. It was the last day of classes as a senior at William and Mary College. She was accepted to graduate school and…
  • May 24

    Church Bus Overturns in California Bus Accident

    Church Bus Overturns in California Bus Accident
    About 20 people were injured in a California bus accident Sunday traveling from the San Bernardino Mountains to Downey, CA, according to The Press Enterprise.  The bus was transporting people from a church retreat in the mountains. It…
  • Apr 10

    Faulty Ignition Switch Causes Fatal Accident

    Faulty Ignition Switch Causes Fatal Accident
    Faulty Ignition Switch Accident Kills a 29 Year Old Georgia Woman   Brooke Melton was celebrating her 29th birthday when something went horribly wrong.  Brooke drove a Chevy Colbalt.  GM had issued a service report to GM…
Rank this Week: 315

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 275

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 366

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

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

    Congressional Reps Lack Standing to Challenge Districting Plan

    Congressional Reps Lack Standing to Challenge Districting Plan
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School A unanimous Supreme Court ruled today in Wittman v. Personhubalah that three members of Congress from Virginia lacked standing to appeal a federal court's rejection of the state's districting plan.…
  • May 23

    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Death Row Inmate on Batson Racial Challenge to Jury Selection

    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Death Row Inmate on Batson Racial Challenge to Jury Selection
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts in Foster v. Chatman, the Court reversed the finding on the Georgia courts that death row inmate Timothy Foster did not...
  • May 18

    Court Puts a Halt on Kobach's Latest Effort to Restrict Voter Registration in Kansa

    Court Puts a Halt on Kobach's Latest Effort to Restrict Voter Registration in Kansa
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Julie A. Robinson (D. Kansas) granted a preliminary injunction and halted Kansas's requirement that motor-voter applicants provide proof of citizenship when they register to vote (along with…
Rank this Week: 356

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 342

Law Blog

Law Blog

A blog of legal issues and discussions. By Sean R. Hanover.

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Can you get a jury trial on a VA misdemeanor?

    Can you get a jury trial on a VA misdemeanor?
    From a Comment Board I am a member of: Do I have the right for a jury trail for a class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia? Also, what legal process can I do when some one comments perjury to get me arrested? Great questions! VA has a two step…
  • May 18

    Appeals -- summary judgment and evidence

    Appeals -- summary judgment and evidence
    When considering a summary judgment, the standard for review at the appeals level is "de novo" -- this is well established. However, what, if any, restrictions exist as to what evidence may be presented outside of what was originally show to…
  • May 18

    Notario Fraud - a discussion on what to do (this one is different!)

    Notario Fraud - a discussion on what to do (this one is different!)
    In the immigration community, you commonly hear about Notario's scamming innocent immigrants in the US. Often, the Notario is a not trained in law at all, and for a large sum of money, files the wrong papers and causes no end of trouble for…
Rank this Week: 273

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • May 20

    Arbitrator's Award Reinstated in MOU Dispute

    Arbitrator's Award Reinstated in MOU Dispute
    The Ninth Circuit has reinstated an arbitration decision that had been vacated by the U.S. District Court. In SW Reg. Council of Carpenters v. Drywall Dynamics, Inc. (9th Cir. 14-55250 5/19/16), the arbitrator ruled that an employer was bound…
  • May 17

    California Supreme Court Grants Review of Alvarado v. Dart Container Corp

    California Supreme Court Grants Review of Alvarado v. Dart Container Corp
    The Supreme Court has agreed to review the Court of Appeal's decision in Alvarado v. Dart Container Corp. of California (2016) 243 Cal.App.4th 1200 (SC S232607/E061645, review granted, 5/11/16), concerning overtime calculations and the…
  • May 3

    Employer Defeats Class Action Regarding Rounding and Overtime Pay

    Employer Defeats Class Action Regarding Rounding and Overtime Pay
    In Corbin v. Time Warner (9th Cir. 13-55622 5/2/16), the 9th Circuit affirmed a district court’s summary judgment in favor of Time Warner Entertainment-Advance/Newhouse Partnership in a putative class action brought by a Time Warner…
Rank this Week: 282

Real Estate Legal Update

Real Estate Legal Update

Covers US and UK investment property, corporate real estate issues and property development. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.realestatelegalupdate.com/
  • May 20

    Small Developments Affordable Housing New

    Small Developments Affordable Housing New
    Welcome news for developers of small sites. Following the government’s successful appeal last week against the decision in the West Berkshire Council and Reading Borough Council case nearly a year ago (click here to go to our previous…
  • May 18

    Building Around a Tenant

    Building Around a Tenant
    How much redevelopment and refurbishment work can a landlord do when it has a tenant in occupation? The recent case of Timothy Taylor Limited v Mayfair House Corporation provides a useful reminder of the obligations owed by landlords to…
  • May 17

    (US) Pennsylvania Property Tax Reassessment Update

    (US) Pennsylvania Property Tax Reassessment Update
    Several counties in Pennsylvania are conducting countywide property reassessments. This update provides status changes for Washington, Blair and Lancaster Counties, along with a set of important deadlines and basic assessment appeal…
Rank this Week: 309

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • May 20

    Crowdsourcing new developments at Internet Librarian International - the library innovation conference

    Crowdsourcing new developments at Internet Librarian International - the library innovation conference
    Guest post by Katherine Allen, Business Development Director for Information TodayInternet Librarian International’s programme development is now well underway, with the conference’s international advisory board busily…
  • May 19

    Have Your Say!

    Have Your Say!
    Hard to believe that we are already over halfway through May and June and, more importantly, the 2016 BIALL conference will be upon us before we know it. This year we will again be running the BIALL Members' Forum, "Have Your Say", adjacent…
  • May 17

    BIALL KM Group update

    BIALL KM Group update
    The new BIALL Knowledge Management Group met for the first time on Monday 9th May 2016. Jane Bradbury, Head of Knowledge & Information at Slaughter and May, presented on the subject entitled  "An Evolving Landscape: From Information…
Rank this Week: 312

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 337

Broke and Broker

Broke and Broker

Covers the Wall Street docket of criminal, civil, regulatory, and arbitration cases. By Bill Singer.

http://brokeandbroker.com/index.php
  • May 18

    Wordless Songs and the Sounds of Crickets on Wall Street

    Wordless Songs and the Sounds of Crickets on Wall Street
    Today, May 26, is the Friday before the Memorial Day weekend. To say that it's a quiet day on Wall Street would be an understatement. On this Friday, there are three types of folks in the securities industry: those who took off for vacation…
  • May 18

    SEC Can't Reach Federal Inmate For Telephonic Hearing

    SEC Can't Reach Federal Inmate For Telephonic Hearing
    Daniel Christian Stanley Powell founded and operated Christian Stanley, Inc. When you go by four different names, I guess it’s pretty easy to harvest two of those for use in your own business. Moving on from that observation, the…
  • May 18

    Love And Marriage On Wall Street

    Love And Marriage On Wall Street
    What if the spouse or domestic partner of a stockbroker or trader wants to open an account at a brokerage firm other than the one employing the registered person? Is there an important difference between the registered rep "opening" an…
Rank this Week: 294

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • May 17

    17 Seconds #24

    17 Seconds #24
    Transparent patent and trademark fees. Clocktower Law believes in transparent patent and trademark fees. While we are very good at controlling what we charge for our services, third-party costs (including USPTO fees) vary, sometimes wildly.…
  • Apr 27

    Twitter’s Trademark Policy Suck

    Twitter’s Trademark Policy Suck
    The odd case of @YarnAttic vs. @TheYarnAttic. [Editor’s note: Clocktower Law represents The Yarn Attic LLC of NJ (TheYarnAttic.com) in intellectual property matters and has its client’s permission to publish this article.]…
  • Apr 26

    Uniform Username Dispute Resolution Policy (UUDRP)

    Uniform Username Dispute Resolution Policy (UUDRP)
    (As Drafted by GiantPeople LLC on April 26, 2016) 1. Purpose. This Uniform Username Dispute Resolution Policy (the “Policy” or “UUDRP”) was created to provide Service Providers whose services include user-created…
Rank this Week: 340