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Music & Copyright's Blog

Music & Copyright's Blog

Covers global copyright and legal issues affecting the music industry.

http://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com
  • May 24

    New issue of Music & Copyright with South Africa country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with South Africa country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Digital and private-copying gains boost SACEM collections French collection society SACEM has reported a second…
  • May 12

    WMG makes recorded-music market share gains, while indies extend publishing lead

    WMG makes recorded-music market share gains, while indies extend publishing lead
    The annual survey by Ovum publication Music & Copyright of the recorded music and music publishing sectors has revealed the changes in global market share for the three major music groups and the independent sector. For the second…
  • May 10

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Finland country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Finland country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. WMG makes recorded-music market share gains, while indies extend publishing lead Music & Copyright’s annual…
Rank this Week: 899

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

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

    Miss. Supreme Court Reverses and Renders Jefferson County Silica Verdict

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

    May Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

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

    More Bad News on PERS

    More Bad News on PERS
    There is more negative coverage this week on public employment retirement systems, such as the Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System: Hidden Debt, Hidden Deficits: 2017 Edition, by Joshua Rauh; and The Unavoidable Pension Crisis, by…
Rank this Week: 338

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 23

    The Importance of Reading between the Lines: Strasbourg’s Case for 24

    The Importance of Reading between the Lines: Strasbourg’s Case for 24
    In February this year, Slovenia legalized same-sex marriage. From a European standpoint, this may not seem particularly ground-breaking considering that the Netherlands legalized same-sex marriage in 2001. However, marriage equality has been…
  • May 17

    Postgraduate Colloquium on Frontiers of International Environmental Law

    Postgraduate Colloquium on Frontiers of International Environmental Law
    The PluriCourts Centre of Excellence for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order in collaboration with the Faculty of Law welcome 20 young scholars working in the area of International Law and…
  • May 17

    On the Job! Director of the Indiana University Mexico Gateway

    On the Job! Director of the Indiana University Mexico Gateway
    On the Job! compiles interesting vacancy notices, as follows: ► Applications are welcome from for the position of Director of the Indiana University Mexico Gateway.  The holder of this position will principally work from the…
Rank this Week: 34

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • May 23

    Guest Post: SEC Enforcement Data: Midyear Review

    Guest Post: SEC Enforcement Data: Midyear Review
    In the following guest post, Tammy Yuen and Ted Carleton of the Skarzynski Black law firm review and analyze the May 9, 2017 Cornerstone Research report entitled “SEC Enforcement Activity: Public Companies and Subsidiaries, Midyear FY…
  • May 22

    Is Deal Litigation in Delaware Done?

    Is Deal Litigation in Delaware Done?
    As documented on this site (for example, here and here) and elsewhere, deal litigation has been shifting from Delaware Chancery Court to courts in other states and to federal courts. This shift is largely the result of two Delaware court…
  • May 21

    Why Are There Fewer Public Companies and How Worried Should We Be About it?

    Why Are There Fewer Public Companies and How Worried Should We Be About it?
    There are fewer public companies in the U.S. than there were in the nineties. Understanding the reason for the decline in the number of public companies is important to understanding whether or not the decline is a cause for concern, as well…
Rank this Week: 348

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
Rank this Week: 120

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 37

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

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

    Criminalizing Pregnancy: Policing Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs in the United State

    Criminalizing Pregnancy: Policing Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs in the United State
    Amnesty International (May 23, 2107): Criminalizing Pregnancy: Policing Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs in the United States: Amnesty International has issued a new report that looks at the impact of pregnancy criminalization laws in the U.S.…
  • May 17

    Trump expansion of abortion 'gag rule' will restrict $8.8 billion in U.S. aid

    Trump expansion of abortion 'gag rule' will restrict $8.8 billion in U.S. aid
    Washington Post (May 15, 2017): Trump expansion of abortion 'gag rule' will restrict $8.8 billion in U.S. aid, by Ariana Eunjung Cha and Carol Morello: On Monday, President Trump's executive order blocking U.S. aid to groups that counsel or…
  • May 16

    Black Lives Matter is Bailing Out Women for Mothers's Day

    Black Lives Matter is Bailing Out Women for Mothers's Day
    Mother Jones (May 12, 2017): Black Lives Matter is Bailing Out Women for Mother's Day, by Brandon E. Patterson: Organized around Mother's Day, National Black Mamas Bail Out Day raised nearly $500,000 to bail out over 50 women around the...
Rank this Week: 27

Ask Liza: Nolo's Estate Planning…

Ask Liza: Nolo's Estate Planning Blog

Covers estate planning and wills. By Liza Weiman Hanks.

http://blog.nolo.com/estateplanning/
  • May 23

    We refinanced. Did our house get taken out of the trust?

    We refinanced. Did our house get taken out of the trust?
    Dear Liza:  We are a married couple in our 40s with 2 kids with a living trust. Our primary residence is a part of the trust. We refinanced our primary residence a couple of months ago. We are not sure whether our…
  • May 3

    Why Does Met Life Need to Transfer an Annuity to the Estate?

    Why Does Met Life Need to Transfer an Annuity to the Estate?
    Dear Liza:  My father recently died.  My dad had a trust set up naming me as the trustee and my brother, sister, and I are to split my dad’s assets evenly.  I have set up a trust account at his bank (B of A) and have…
  • Dec 7

    My Aunt Left Me a House, is Probate Required?

    My Aunt Left Me a House, is Probate Required?
    Dear Liza: My relative passed away and I am the only surviving close relative.  She left a will that listed me as the beneficiary of her real property.  Her only assets were a small house tax value, $37,500 and 2 joint bank…
Rank this Week: 340

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com
  • May 23

    In Matters of Probate: Trust but Verify

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

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

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

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

    WYWH: Immigration Law and the Arts – NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IN
      By Katherine Jennings   On March 9, 2017, the Center for Art Law held an Art Law Mixer addressing the timely and provocative topic of immigration issues confronted by immigrant artists with the recent issuance of EO…
Rank this Week: 598

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

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

    Nairobi Protocol

    Nairobi Protocol
    The Court of International Trade has taken an interesting hard look at the Nairobi Protocol to the Florence Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials, which is popularly known as just the Nairobi…
  • May 17

    The "It's May? I Better Catch Up" Edition

    The "It's May? I Better Catch Up" Edition
    There have not been many specifically customs-related cases from the courts of late. There have been plenty of rulings, in fact there have been rulings every week. I just have not had a chance to blog them. That is why things have been slow…
  • Apr 29

    Ruling of the Week 2017.9:

    Ruling of the Week 2017.9:
Rank this Week: 717

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

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

    GPS Devices to Be Removed From Many Missouri Sex Offender

    GPS Devices to Be Removed From Many Missouri Sex Offender
    5-23-17 Missouri: A preliminary injunction will require Missouri to remove GPS monitoring devices from hundreds of sex offenders after they were recently required to wear them. ST. LOUIS (AP) — A court ruling requires Missouri to at least…
  • May 22

    Debate over sex offenders moves to court as California undertakes prison parole overhaul

    Debate over sex offenders moves to court as California undertakes prison parole overhaul
    5-22-17 California: A Los Angeles-based nonprofit is claiming California prison officials have undermined last fall’s ballot measure to overhaul the state’s parole process by excluding sex offenders from consideration for early…
  • May 19

    How to Measure 1,000 Feet for the Sex Offender Residential Restriction

    How to Measure 1,000 Feet for the Sex Offender Residential Restriction
    5-20-17 North Carolina: Under G.S. 14-208.16, a registered sex offender may not reside “within 1,000 feet of the property on which any public or nonpublic school or child care center is located.” What’s the right way to measure those…
Rank this Week: 48

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

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

    OPINIONS – May 23, 2017

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

    CORRECTED OPINION – May 17, 2017

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

    OPINIONS – May 16, 2017

    OPINIONS – May 16, 2017
    VanBuskirk v. Gehlen DA 16-0410 2017 MT 119N Civil – Injunction State v. J. Foster DA 16-0373 2017 MT 118 Criminal – DUI Mountain Water v. DOR DA 16-0469 2017 MT 117 Civil – Declaratory Judgment
Rank this Week: 44

Bad Faith Blog

Bad Faith Blog

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

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

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

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

    Alaska Insurers Face Potential New Claims Handling Tort

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

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

    Texas Law Firm’s Coverage and EC Awards Properly Reduced from $33M to $28M
    Summary: OneBeacon Insurance Company (OneBeacon) provided professional liability insurance to T. Wade Welch & Associates (Welch Firm) and firm attorneys, including Ross Wooten (Wooten). After a legal malpractice award against the Welch…
Rank this Week: 932

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • May 23

    Motorcycle Awareness Month in Valley Center

    Motorcycle Awareness Month in Valley Center
    If you live in Valley Center or elsewhere in Southern California, now is a great time to learn more about motorcycle safety. According to a recent article in the Patch, May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in California, and the…
  • May 19

    California Hotel Liability and Swimming Pool Accident

    California Hotel Liability and Swimming Pool Accident
    If you are staying at a hotel in Rancho Bernardo with your family, and there is a swimming pool accident, who is liable? Hotel accidents and accidental drowning incidents happen more often than they should. Hotels in Southern California and…
  • May 10

    Increase in California Dog Bite Insurance Claim

    Increase in California Dog Bite Insurance Claim
    According to a recent article in Bloomberg, the year 2016 saw a noticeable increase in dog bite insurance claims across the country, including in places like San Marcos. Data from the Insurance Information Institute (III) and other industry…
Rank this Week: 746

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

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

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
    Domestic Assault and Battery and Deportation Any experienced criminal defense attorney will tell you that if you charged with domestic assault and battery and you are not a citizen you are at risk of being deported. That risk has increased…
  • Apr 3

    Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction

    Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction
    We Fight Illegal Search and Seizure At a hearing on a motion to suppress an illegal search and seizure, a Boston police officer testified about responding to a radio broadcast for someone wanted in connection with a domestic assault and…
  • Feb 21

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction
    Fingerprint Evidence It is common for client’s to ask me about fingerprint evidence. I am often asked the following questions: Will the prosecution test evidence for fingerprints? What if my prints are on the item? Should we get out own…
Rank this Week: 209

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
Rank this Week: 599

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

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

    Fatal Mt. Olive Motorcycle Accident

    Fatal Mt. Olive Motorcycle Accident
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Mt. Olive (Macoupin County) on Monday (May 22, 2017) night. Details on the accident appear to be somewhat limited. According to the Macoupin County Coroner, the motorcyclist, identified as Robert Welch…
  • May 22

    Fatal Mt. Vernon Motorcycle Collision

    Fatal Mt. Vernon Motorcycle Collision
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday morning (May 21, 2017) in downtown Mt. Vernon. The accident occurred at 10:19 a.m., at the intersection of Main Street and 13th Street. The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle,…
  • May 22

    Fatal Greene County Motorcycle Accident

    Fatal Greene County Motorcycle Accident
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday evening (May 21, 2017) in Greene County. According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened on U.S. 67. An excerpt from The Telegraph article of May 22,…
Rank this Week: 262

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 23

    This Just in: The Complete Legal Writer

    This Just in: The Complete Legal Writer
    Summer is a great time for pleasure reading.  However, you may want to review your legal skills as well.  The Complete Legal Writer is an easy to read manual on all aspects of legal writing.  What is really nice is that you can…
  • May 22

    Summer Hour

    Summer Hour
    Monday, May 29th Closed Tuesday, July 4th Closed   Summer Semester, May 22nd-July 6th Monday-Thursday 7am-10pm Friday 7am-6pm Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 10am-8pm   Reading and Exam Week, July 7th-14th Friday, July 7th 7am-10pm…
  • May 19

    Professor Forte’s Essay Published by the Library of Law & Liberty

    Professor Forte’s Essay Published by the Library of Law & Liberty
    The Library of Law & Liberty recently published an essay by Professor David Forte, which was based on a course on the Presidency that Professor Forte taught at Princeton University in 2016. Professor Forte has been a visitor at Princeton…
Rank this Week: 799

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

Focuses on recent developments and news in labor and employment law in Wisconsin and at the federal level. By Randy T. Enochs.

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 843

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

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

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 957

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 23

    Driver 25% At Fault For Being Rear Ended Due to “Sudden Stop”

    Driver 25% At Fault For Being Rear Ended Due to “Sudden Stop”
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, assessing a motorist 25% at fault for a crash despite being rear-ended. In today’s case (Gibson v. Matthies) the Plaintiff was operating a…
  • May 23

    212,000 Reasons not to Drive Drunk

    212,000 Reasons not to Drive Drunk
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, illustrating the potentially steep financial consequences of impaired driving. In today’s case (Hamman v. ICBC) the Plaintiff was involved in a rear…
  • May 16

    $100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Breast Pain and Chronic Neck Pain

    $100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Breast Pain and Chronic Neck Pain
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic soft tissue injuries following a collision. In today’s case (Kingston v. Warden) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2013…
Rank this Week: 819

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • May 23

    How long does it take to get a restricted driving permit (RDP) in Illinois?

    How long does it take to get a restricted driving permit (RDP) in Illinois?
    It can take, on average, 10-14 weeks to receive a restricted driving permit (RDP)/hardship license from the date of your administrative hearing with the Illinois Secretary of State. There is not only a waiting period before the hearing…
  • May 16

    What is a Class B misdemeanor in Illinois?

    What is a Class B misdemeanor in Illinois?
    A Class B misdemeanor in Illinois carries a maximum penalty of up to 6 months (180 days) imprisonment in county jail and a maximum fine of $1,500 plus any mandatory court costs. The defendant may be placed on a period of court…
  • May 11

    Illinois Traffic Ticket Laws for Drivers Under 21 Years Old

    Illinois Traffic Ticket Laws for Drivers Under 21 Years Old
    Drivers under 21 years old will have their driver’s license suspended by the Illinois Secretary of State if they receive two traffic ticket convictions within a period of two years (24 months). Illinois law holds drivers under…
Rank this Week: 525

Johnson & Hunter, Inc.

Johnson & Hunter, Inc.

Teaches advocacy and persuasion for trial lawyers and public speaking to corporate lawyers.

http://www.johnson-hunter.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Nikki Haley Stood Up – Stand Up When You Have the Floor

    Nikki Haley Stood Up – Stand Up When You Have the Floor
    Last month at the United Nations emergency Security Council meeting on Syria, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley did something I’ve been urging women to do for about a year: she stood up […] The post Nikki Haley Stood Up –…
  • May 8

    Your No-Device Vacation Await

    Your No-Device Vacation Await
    By Marsha Hunter You are going to take a device-free vacation. It is only a matter of time. Why not be on the cutting edge and start planning yours now? […] The post Your No-Device Vacation Awaits appeared first on Johnson &…
  • Feb 4

    Watch State of Washington v. Donald J. Trump et al from Federal Court February 3

    Watch State of Washington v. Donald J. Trump et al from Federal Court February 3
    The Western District of Washington has cameras in its courtrooms as part of an experiment with video right now. Let’s show our support for it by watching yesterday’s hearing. Both lawyers prepared quickly for this hearing. How did…
Rank this Week: 851

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/
Rank this Week: 83

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 23

    Non-profit ED and Wife Guilty of Mortgage Fraud and Corruption

    Non-profit ED and Wife Guilty of Mortgage Fraud and Corruption
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kwame Insaidoo 60, Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, the former executive director of United Block Association (“UBA”), a New York-based non-profit organization, and his wife Roxanna Insaidoo, 63, Bay Shore,…
  • May 23

    Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue Attorney Sentenced to Prison

    Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue Attorney Sentenced to Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Drew Alia, 40, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, attorney, was sentence to a 12 month and 1 day term of imprisonment for willfully failing to file federal income tax returns for tax years 2010 through 2013 . Alia…
  • May 23

    Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty In Borrower Kickback Scheme

    Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty In Borrower Kickback Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Thomas L. Boyd, 44, Memphis, Tennessee, are real estate investor, pled guilty to bank fraud.  In September 2016, Boyd was indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with a scheme to fraudulently…
Rank this Week: 3

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

Covers California HOA law issues, including HOA governance, foreclosures and ARC enforcement. By Tinnelly Law Group.

http://hoalaw.tinnellylaw.com/
  • May 23

    New Client: Presidential Heights Community Association No. 2

    New Client: Presidential Heights Community Association No. 2
    We are proud to announce that Presidential Heights Community Association No. 2 has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Presidential Heights is a condominium community located above the San Clemente…
  • May 16

    New Client: Tidelands Owners Association

    New Client: Tidelands Owners Association
    We are proud to announce that Tidelands Owners Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Tidelands is a brand new condominium community by The New Home Company. Located in San…
  • May 9

    Swallows Nests are Protected by the Migratory Bird Act

    Swallows Nests are Protected by the Migratory Bird Act
    *Asked & Answered Asked – I’m receiving calls regarding swallows nests. Folks want them removed. Pest control is reminding everyone they are protected and removing is punishable by law. We are in high time for swallow…
Rank this Week: 679

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

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

    Did the Supreme Court Just Close the Door on Eastern District of Texas Patent Plaintiffs?

    Did the Supreme Court Just Close the Door on Eastern District of Texas Patent Plaintiffs?
    For over 25 years, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States district courts have interpreted the patent venue statute 28 U.S.C. §1400(b) to allow plaintiffs to bring patent infringement cases against a…
  • May 18

    Googling Google

    Googling Google
    “I googled it …” has become ubiquitous in every day conversation. Many of us refer to “googling” as the act of searching the internet regardless of whether we use the Google search engine to do so.  But has…
  • May 11

    Everything Old is New Again!* Not So!

    Everything Old is New Again!* Not So!
    *This line is the title of a song written by Peter Allen and Carole Bayer Sager that was performed in Bob Fosse’s movie “All that Jazz.”  The song was a hit, and the phrase has a lot of relevance to everyday life, but…
Rank this Week: 293

InnovaCounsel Blog

InnovaCounsel Blog

Covers legal and compliance issues faced by executives and general counsels.

http://innovacounsel.com/blog/
  • May 23

    No Harm, No Foul? No Way!

    No Harm, No Foul? No Way!
    Here’s a risk management tip for employers who aren’t located in California but decide they need to hire people residing in the Golden State.   Many states permit employers to include non-compete clauses in their employment…
  • May 17

    Consultative Consulting Agreement

    Consultative Consulting Agreement
    Congratulations! You have decided to start a consulting business so other business leaders may access the wisdom you have accumulated in your career.   Here’s a tool to help you prepare a tightly-focused Consulting Agreement that…
  • May 9

    Using a Sales Contract that Speeds up Getting to Ye

    Using a Sales Contract that Speeds up Getting to Ye
    In our post Top Five Ways CEOs Can Utilize Business Lawyers we suggested:   Write a Sales Contract that Speeds Up Getting to Yes.   Do you have a sales contract that you copied off the Internet, or a 20 page … Continue…
Rank this Week: 448

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

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

    Man Killed in Long Beach DUI Crash

    Man Killed in Long Beach DUI Crash
    A 31-year-old Seal Beach resident was killed in a Long Beach car accident, which officials say, involved a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the victim was a passenger in a 2000 Toyota Avalon…
  • May 8

    Six Injured in South Los Angeles Car Accident

    Six Injured in South Los Angeles Car Accident
    Six people were injured, one seriously, in South Los Angles car accident early morning on May 4, 2017. According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred in the 1800 block of East Vernon Avenue. Police said the collision possibly occurred…
  • May 8

    Teen Bicyclist Killed in Redondo Beach Bus Accident

    Teen Bicyclist Killed in Redondo Beach Bus Accident
    Ciara Smith, 13, of Redondo Beach was killed in a bicycle accident after the bike she was riding was struck by a bus on a busy roadway. According to a City News Service report, the incident occurred the evening of May 5, 2017 at the northwest…
Rank this Week: 41

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

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

    Environmental Crime Prosecutions Down

    Environmental Crime Prosecutions Down
    Trac reports - "The latest available data from the Justice Department show that during the first six months of FY 2017 the government reported 152 new environment prosecutions. If this activity continues at the same pace, the annual…
  • May 20

    Pucker Up Buttercups: It's Mueller Time

    Pucker Up Buttercups: It's Mueller Time
    Scattershooting, while wondering whatever happened to John B. Henderson. The appointment of Bob Mueller as Special Counsel sends an unmistakable signal to every politico, white collar lawyer and potential target in DC. It's time to get…
  • May 18

    Another Major Corruption Scandal Hits Brazil

    Another Major Corruption Scandal Hits Brazil
    As I mentioned in a post a few weeks ago, the Second Global White Collar Crime Institute will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 7-8, 2017 at the Law Offices of Trench Rossi Watanabe. The program for the...
Rank this Week: 184

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

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

    This Week’s Visit to Twitter Headquarter

    This Week’s Visit to Twitter Headquarter
      I had the opportunity to visit the San Francisco headquarters of Twitter today, and got to meet the Twitter founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey. For those of you who know me well, I am a big fan of social media, so what a tremendous honor to…
  • May 16

    EB-1 Green Card for Individuals with Extraordinary Abilitie

    EB-1 Green Card for Individuals with Extraordinary Abilitie
    One of my favorite immigration topics is the EB-1 extraordinary worker green card. The great part of this is that it is a law which permits a foreign national to sponsor themselves for a green card. No American sponsor is necessary and no one…
  • May 2

    Alternatives for H-1B Visa Cap

    Alternatives for H-1B Visa Cap
    Within the first 5 days of April 2017 U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it reached the annual 85,000 H-1B visa cap. Although, USCIS did not make the number of applications received public, the…
Rank this Week: 789

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • May 23

    Indiana’s TC Heartland Wins Patent Case in US Supreme Court

    Indiana’s TC Heartland Wins Patent Case in US Supreme Court
    TC Heartland LLC of Carmel, Indiana won a precedent-setting victory in the US Supreme Court in its patent infringement suit with Kraft Foods.  The US Supreme Court held that the term “resides” in 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) for…
  • May 8

    Patent Office Issues 196 Patents To Indiana Citizens in April 2017

    Patent Office Issues 196 Patents To Indiana Citizens in April 2017
    The U.S. Patent Office issued the following 196 patent registrations to persons and businesses in Indiana in April 2017, based on applications filed by Indiana patent attorneys. Overhauser Law Offices, the publisher of this site, assists with…
  • May 3

    177 Trademark Registrations Issued to Indiana Companies in April 2017

    177 Trademark Registrations Issued to Indiana Companies in April 2017
    Overhauser Law Offices the publisher of this site, assists with US and foreign trademark searches, trademark applications and assists with enforcing trademarks via infringement litigation and licensing. Registration No.  Word Mark Click…
Rank this Week: 230

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 23

    LawPORT: Online tutorials from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie

    LawPORT: Online tutorials from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie
    The University of London's Institute of Advanced Legal Studies has announced the launch of LawPORT, a collection of training tutorials "designed to improve the information literacy skills of law PhD students." Of course these are geared…
  • May 19

    Interactive database from the U.S. Court

    Interactive database from the U.S. Court
    The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently made available an enhanced database containing information about civil and criminal federal cases going back to 1970. The Integrated Database (IDB) is available to the public for free on…
  • May 18

    GPO Director on transforming the GPO for the 21st Century

    GPO Director on transforming the GPO for the 21st Century
    The new Director of the Government Publishing Office, Davita Vance-Cooks, recently met with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration at a hearing on "Transforming GPO for the 21st Century and Beyond." She reported…
Rank this Week: 377

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • May 23

    The 2018 Budget – A Double-Hit?

    The 2018 Budget – A Double-Hit?
    The USEPA’s proposed budget for 2018 cuts grants to state environmental programs yet states are still expected to meet the federal monitoring and compliance targets or face severe sanctions from Washington. The 2017 federal budget cycle…
  • Apr 24

    Protecting the Privilege

    Protecting the Privilege
    The recent case styled Valley Forge Ins. v. Hartford Iron & Metal, Inc., No. 1:14-cv-00006-RLM-SLC, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (April 14, 2017), reminds lawyers that not all communications…
  • Apr 13

    Another Thing About Search Warrant

    Another Thing About Search Warrant
    The search warrant executed by the USEPA CID may authorize the taking of samples. When this occurs, always ask for split samples. Agents may or may not be willing to provide split samples and you should know that the current...
Rank this Week: 976

My Social Security Disability SSI…

My Social Security Disability SSI Blog

By Tim Moore.

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

    White House planning cuts to Social Security Disability

    White House planning cuts to Social Security Disability
    Sadly, this is not "fakenews". It comes from the Trump Administration's Office of Management and Budget's director, Mick Mulvaney. 1. "The budget will call for a $72 billion cut over 10 years to the Social Security…
  • May 23

    Will your SSD or SSI benefits increase if your condition worsens?

    Will your SSD or SSI benefits increase if your condition worsens?
    Will your SSD or SSI benefits increase if your condition worsens? Every once in a while, this question comes up. The answer is No, and that's because you get the max benefit you are entitled to when you are approved. For SSI, this is a set…
  • May 23

    Is it easier to get disability if you are 50 or older?

    Is it easier to get disability if you are 50 or older?
    Yes, the rules that govern most decisions are a little easier if you are at least 50 years old. However, individuals under 50 can also be approved provided their medical evidence satisfies the requirements of Social Security Disability and…
Rank this Week: 702

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 603

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Covers oil, gas and mineral law topics, including pooling, surface damages, lessor's remedies and lease bonuses. By John McFarland.

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

    Railroad Commission: Follow Pennsylvania’s Lead

    Railroad Commission: Follow Pennsylvania’s Lead
    One of the complaints made against the Texas Railroad Commission in the current legislative session was that it provides very little information about its environmental compliance efforts in the oil field. The Commission provides little…
  • May 22

    Lightning Oil v. Anadarko – Supreme Court Rules on Subsurface Trespass Claim

    Lightning Oil v. Anadarko – Supreme Court Rules on Subsurface Trespass Claim
    Last week the Texas Supreme Court issued its opinion in Lightning Oil Company v. Anadarko E&P Onshore, LLC, No. 15-0910, denying Lightning Oil’s trespass claim against Anadarko. Lightning Oil lost in the trial court, the San Antonio…
  • May 17

    Post-Production Costs after Hyder

    Post-Production Costs after Hyder
    Our firm hosted its 4th land and mineral owner seminar last Friday, and I spoke on deductability of post-production costs from lease royalties in light of the Texas Supreme Court’s decision last year in Chesapeake v. Hyder. My paper on…
Rank this Week: 268

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 715

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

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

    What Is Obstruction of Justice? An Often Murky Crime, Explained - The New York Time

    What Is Obstruction of Justice? An Often Murky Crime, Explained - The New York Time
    I am not technically a criminal defense attorney, although sometimes criminal law invades my securities defense practice. That doesn't explain why I keep getting asked: "What is Obstruction of Justice."Of course, the explanation for the…
  • May 22

    ETFs Vs. Index Funds: Quantifying The Difference

    ETFs Vs. Index Funds: Quantifying The Difference
    ETFs Vs. Index Funds: Quantifying The Differences:Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have become increasingly popular since its inception in 1993. But despite investor's love affair with ETFs, a closer look shows that index funds are still the top…
  • May 22

    The Hits Keep Coming - Scammer Makes Fake Filing and Sells His Call

    The Hits Keep Coming - Scammer Makes Fake Filing and Sells His Call
    The SEC filed fraud charges against a Virginia-based mechanical engineer accused of scheming to manipulate the price of Fitbit stock by making a phony regulatory filing.According to the SEC’s complaint, Robert W. Murray purchased Fitbit…
Rank this Week: 533

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • May 22

    Update to NYC Salary History Inquiry Ban

    Update to NYC Salary History Inquiry Ban
    In our prior post, we reported that the New York City Council had approved an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) prohibiting New York City employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s…
  • May 22

    New Freelancer Law Imposes Additional Requirements For NYC Companies Contracting With Freelancer

    New Freelancer Law Imposes Additional Requirements For NYC Companies Contracting With Freelancer
    The Establishing Protections for Freelance Workers Act, also known as the Freelance Isn’t Free Act, (the “Freelance Law”), which was touted by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as the first law in the nation aimed at…
  • May 4

    Comp Time for the Private Sector: House Passes “The Working Families Flexibility Act”

    Comp Time for the Private Sector: House Passes “The Working Families Flexibility Act”
    On May 2, 2017, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1180, better known as The Working Families Flexibility Act. The bill proposes to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) to permit private sector employees to…
Rank this Week: 433

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • May 22

    Life after certification applications: Lawful outsourcing and scope of bargaining unit

    Life after certification applications: Lawful outsourcing and scope of bargaining unit
    by Karine Fournier and Valérie Gareau-Dalpé Union certification applications can have profound impacts on the workplace. The composition of a bargaining unit will have implications for the conduct of the employer’s…
  • May 14

    Court refuses to put the brakes on random drug and alcohol testing – for now

    Court refuses to put the brakes on random drug and alcohol testing – for now
    by Rachel Younan The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has declined to grant an injunction that would have suspended the Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) ability to implement its random drug and alcohol testing policy. In Amalgamated…
  • May 7

    Upgrading your occupational health and safety management system

    Upgrading your occupational health and safety management system
    by Cathy Chandler Two workers die each day in Canada from a work-related accident or disease. Hundreds more experience a work-related injury, according to the Association of Workers Compensation Boards of Canada 2015 Statistical Report. The…
Rank this Week: 953

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 22

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty
    From the WSJ: Reports KYW Newsradio: Alito, a South Jersey native, spoke candidly about what he perceives as persistent attacks on free-speech rights and religious liberty. A Roman Catholic himself,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 18

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?
    Alan Palmiter has a wonderful new paper out, which I liked immensely. Corporate Governance as Moral Psychology (May 6, 2017). Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 17

    Keith Paul Bishops questions the defunct Harvard Shareholder Rights Project

    Keith Paul Bishops questions the defunct Harvard Shareholder Rights Project
    Here [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 80

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 22

    Bail Bond Hearings in California

    Bail Bond Hearings in California
    COMPUTER-ASSISTED BAIL HEARINGS When a person is arrested and held in custody, his or her first appearance before a judge will be in what is called an arraignment.   Under California law, the defendant must be afforded an…
  • Apr 27

    Post-Conviction Relief to Remove Potential Immigration Consequence

    Post-Conviction Relief to Remove Potential Immigration Consequence
    Legislature Enacts Post-Conviction Relief to Remove Potential Immigration Consequences After a Penal Code Section 1000 Plea Last week I wrote about the immigration consequences that may attach to an “expunged” conviction. This…
  • Apr 20

    AN “EXPUNGED” CONVICTION MAY STILL BE A DEPORTABLE OFFENSE

    AN “EXPUNGED” CONVICTION MAY STILL BE A DEPORTABLE OFFENSE
    Many people who have been convicted on a misdemeanor charge or certain felonies for which they were not sentenced to prison can, after certain conditions are met, apply to the court for what is commonly called an “expungement” of…
Rank this Week: 734

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    What To Do If You Are Pulled Over For DUI

    What To Do If You Are Pulled Over For DUI
    WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU ARE PULLED OVER AFTER DRINKING After an enjoyable dinner party where several bottles of wine were opened—feeling full in body and mind, but not particularly feeling effects of that wine, or so you…
  • May 8

    Repeat DUI Offender Sobriety Program

    Repeat DUI Offender Sobriety Program
    24/7 SOBRIETY PROGRAMS FOR REPEAT DUI OFFENDERS What if every person who was a repeat drunk driver was prohibited from drinking alcohol at all—day or night, seven days a week—as part of their sentence. It may sound far-fetched but…
  • Apr 28

    Driving Under the Influence of Drugs is Now Deadlier than Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

    Driving Under the Influence of Drugs is Now Deadlier than Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
    Headline: Driving Under the Influence of Drugs is Now Deadlier than Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol You might have heard something on the news or read a news story, or perhaps you only caught the headline suggesting that drugged…
Rank this Week: 557

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

Covers futures, commodities and forex regulation. By Shipkevich Law Firm.

http://www.cftclaw.com/
Rank this Week: 341