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Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Citibank Ordered to Pay for Illegal Debt Sales and Collection

    Citibank Ordered to Pay for Illegal Debt Sales and Collection
    Illegal debt sales and debt collection practices have landed Citibank in hot water with federal regulators. In two separate actions, regulators ordered the bank to fork over $16 million in consumer relief, pay $3 million to the government in…
  • Mar 1

    Democrats Must Own Bad Obama-Era Financial Policies If They Want to Win

    Democrats Must Own Bad Obama-Era Financial Policies If They Want to Win
    We are now slightly more than a month in to the Trump presidency, and Democrats are already gearing up for the next election, setting their sights on the next mid-term. However, if they want to prevail, they are first going to have to…
  • Feb 6

    Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Bruce Jacobs Seeks to Oust Dem. Party Leader

    Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Bruce Jacobs Seeks to Oust Dem. Party Leader
    Esteemed Miami foreclosure lawyer Bruce Jacobs has been given the go-ahead to proceed with his lawsuit that aims to oust the new Florida Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Bittel.  The lawsuit recently survived a motion to dismiss…
Rank this Week: 836

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Mar 22

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case
    Bank statements can be a very valuable tool in child support and divorce cases, particularly when one party has not been forthcoming about income an expenses. We can look at deposits to draw conclusions about income, and the level of…
  • Mar 20

    Big Name Tax Prep Services Are a Waste of Money

    Big Name Tax Prep Services Are a Waste of Money
    You need your personal taxes done and they’re not that complex, so you think you’ll just run right over to H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt, Liberty Tax Service, or some other tax preparation franchise. It’s easy and they must…
  • Mar 16

    Using a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce Case

    Using a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce Case
    How is a lifestyle analysis used in a divorce case? Attorney Miles Mason discusses how he uses the report, more specifically the numbers that he is most concerned about. <iframe src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/KzlwvKX_P6k”…
Rank this Week: 65

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 893

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Mar 22

    Today in Legal History: Beer & Wine Revenue Act Signed

    Today in Legal History: Beer &amp; Wine Revenue Act Signed
    The Beer & Wine Revenue Act was signed by Franklin Roosevelt on March 22, 1933.  No fan of prohibition, President Roosevelt signed the Act in order to levy a federal tax on alcoholic beverages to raise federal revenue to get our…
  • Mar 13

    Today in Legal History: Roosevelt Signs Lend-Lease Program

    Today in Legal History: Roosevelt Signs Lend-Lease Program
    The Lend-Lease program was Franklin Roosevelt’s way to circumvent US laws requiring that all sales to foreign governments be made in cash.  Roosevelt strongly believed that the Allied powers needed help.  This program was met…
  • Mar 11

    Today in Legal History: Confederate Constitution Adopted

    Today in Legal History: Confederate Constitution Adopted
    The Confederate Constitution, adopted on March 11, 1861, provides an interesting insight into the political opinions of the South during the antebellum period. While much of the Confederate version is clearly taken straight from the US…
Rank this Week: 713

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Mar 22

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production
    In February a federal district court in Virginia issued this opinion on a motion to disqualify counsel for using inadvertently produced documents. Here’s what happened factually: In an effort to share information electronically, Thomas…
  • Mar 20

    Artificial Intelligence to Make Lawyers Obsolete?

    Artificial Intelligence to Make Lawyers Obsolete?
    This Jason Koebler article in the Atlantic speculates on the Rise of Robolawyers. Don’t laugh. I believe it’s coming. From the article: …The most successful robolawyer yet was developed by a British teenager named Joshua…
  • Mar 16

    Sid Salter Explains Who Picks Next 5th Circuit Judge

    Sid Salter Explains Who Picks Next 5th Circuit Judge
    This Sid Salter column in the Clarion-Ledger does an excellent job explaining why Thad Cochran will likely pick the replacement for retiring 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Grady Jolly. The column includes a fascinating story on how then…
Rank this Week: 443

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Mar 21

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic
    I was invited to deliver a short-talk, as part of a public discussion looking at ‘Cross Cutting Dynamics of Online Democracy: Mainstreaming Internet Freedom and the Right to Privacy in Sri Lanka”, at the Bar Association of Sri…
  • Mar 21

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist
    ‘Corridors of Power’, a path-breaking project marrying constitutional reform and theory with architecture, is a finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017 awards, under the Urban Design category. As noted online,…
  • Feb 19

    Identifying & combatting Fake News: A primer

    Identifying &amp; combatting Fake News: A primer
    I was recently asked to put together a presentation on the fake news phenomenon for discussions with leading journalists and media institutions in a developing country, with extremely poor media literacy but strong growth around social media…
Rank this Week: 45

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 319

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Mar 21

    Lessons learned reviews – Part 2 of 2

    Lessons learned reviews – Part 2 of 2
    By Jim Hassett and Gary Richards After action reviews According to the ACC Value Challenge Briefing Package, law firms should “Conduct after action reviews at the end of each matter to help continuously improve performance” (p.…
  • Mar 14

    Lessons learned reviews – Part 1 of 2

    Lessons learned reviews – Part 1 of 2
    By Jim Hassett and Gary Richards Some lawyers hold meetings at the end of every significant matter to review what worked, what didn’t, and what could be done better the next time. In large matters, they also conduct these…
  • Mar 7

    Value questions to ask top client

    Value questions to ask top client
    Improved communication can strengthen relationships with top clients. From a project management perspective, this may include not just communicating about the details of a particular matter, but also asking general questions about a…
Rank this Week: 671

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

Provides health care regulatory, legislative, enforcement, legal, and management updates. From Solution Law Press.

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
  • Mar 21

    Read Latest Version of Republican Healtg Reform Bill

    Read Latest Version of Republican Healtg Reform Bill
    Republicans continue to push health reform on the fast track. Read the Manager’s Amendment to H.R. 1628 at https://rules.house.gov/bill/115/hr-1628, which is scheduled to go before the House Rules Committee before a planned House vote…
  • Mar 18

    Teach Patients To Protect Against Healthcare Associated Illnesse

    Teach Patients To Protect Against Healthcare Associated Illnesse
    Staff infections are only one category of serious infection risks that patients and their families face when getting health care treatment. Patients can reduce these infection risks by sharing the following tips from the Center for Disease…
  • Mar 17

    Update CMS Bookmarks By April 3

    Update CMS Bookmarks By April 3
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has merged all up-to-date content from its Road to 10 website to its main ICD-10 site, cms.gov/ICD10. It expects to finish its  phase out the Road to 10 site by April 3. In…
Rank this Week: 786

The Estrin Report

The Estrin Report

Created for professional paralegals. By Chere Estrin.

http://estrinlegaled.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Mar 21

    Meet Joseph Spada: Controversial, Trendsetting Leader, Educator, and Paralegal Career Change Agent

    Meet Joseph Spada: Controversial, Trendsetting Leader, Educator, and Paralegal Career Change Agent
    Meet a leader: Joseph Spada, Director of Paralegal Certificate Studies, Boston University. Joe plays a significant role in leading and teaching paralegals who are entering the field. If you think back on significant people who influenced your…
  • Mar 1

    Where Do I Go From Here? Alternative Careers for Paralegal

    Where Do I Go From Here? Alternative Careers for Paralegal
    When I ask a paralegal “What's the next step in your career”, they inevitably tell me what they don’t want. “I don’t want a major firm.” “I don’t want litigation.” “I don’t…
  • Feb 28

    Where Do I Go From Here? Alternative Careers for Paralegal

    Where Do I Go From Here? Alternative Careers for Paralegal
    When I ask a paralegal “What's the next step in your career”, they inevitably tell me what they don’t want. “I don’t want a major firm.” “I don’t want litigation.” “I don’t…
Rank this Week: 766

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Mar 21

    Hold the Phone: SEC Takes One Last Stand Before the Tenth Circuit regarding the Constitutionality of the SEC’s Administrative Law Judge

    Hold the Phone: SEC Takes One Last Stand Before the Tenth Circuit regarding the Constitutionality of the SEC’s Administrative Law Judge
    Last week, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission filed a petition for rehearing en banc with the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, imploring the court to reconsider a divided panel’s ruling on the unconstitutionality of its…
  • Mar 17

    Understanding the New DOJ Guidance: Part 1 – Tone at the Top

    Understanding the New DOJ Guidance: Part 1 – Tone at the Top
    In February, the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section offered a new perspective on what the government expects in a compliance program in the form of a series of questions that companies should be prepared to answer about their…
  • Mar 14

    Circuit Split on Whistleblower Protections Widen

    Circuit Split on Whistleblower Protections Widen
    On March 8, 2017, a divided panel of the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust Inc. that further widened a circuit split on the issue of whether the anti-retaliation provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform…
Rank this Week: 335

Agricultural Law

Agricultural Law

Covers agricultural law, farming, and GM crops.

http://aglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    The political economy of California agriculture

    The political economy of California agriculture
    “Wages rise on California farms. Americans still don’t want the job.” Trump’s immigration crackdown is supposed to help U.S. citizens. For California farmers, it’s worsening a desperate labor shortage. By…
  • Mar 10

    David A. Cleveland’s Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture (2014)

    David A. Cleveland’s Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture (2014)
     Below is a substantial excerpt from the Introduction to David A. Cleveland’s Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture(Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2014). I hope it entices you to read the book,…
  • Mar 7

    California’s chronic water shortage does not bode well for its agriculture

    California’s chronic water shortage does not bode well for its agriculture
    “Our wild, wet winter doesn’t change this reality —California will be short of water forever”By Jay Famiglietti and Michelle Miro* for the Los Angeles Times, March 7, 2017[….] All winter, Californians have been…
Rank this Week: 886

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Mar 21

    9th Cir. Affirms Denial of Samsung’s Motion to Compel Arb. in Norcia v. Samsung

    9th Cir. Affirms Denial of Samsung’s Motion to Compel Arb. in Norcia v. Samsung
    In Norcia v. Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, et al., No. 14-16994 (9th Cir. Jan. 19, 2017) (slip op. available here), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with a consumer in denying Samsung’s attempt to enforce an…
  • Mar 13

    Again, NLRB Strikes Arb Agreement Waiving Class Claims in Buy-Low Market v. Palacio

    Again, NLRB Strikes Arb Agreement Waiving Class Claims in Buy-Low Market v. Palacio
    In yet another decision, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) continues to mount pressure on employers seeking to enforce arbitration agreements that contain class action waivers. On February 3, 2017, in Buy-Low Market,…
  • Mar 1

    After Spokeo: A Trend Toward State Court Remand

    After Spokeo: A Trend Toward State Court Remand
    In Medellin v. Ikea U.S.A .West, Inc., No. 15-55174 (9th Cir. Jan. 13, 2017) (slip op. available here), an unpublished ruling, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently endorsed plaintiffs’ most recent strategy for avoiding Article…
Rank this Week: 854

PHOSITA

PHOSITA

Covers biotechnology, copyright, intellectual property, public policy, licensing, patents, software and trademark. By Douglas Sorocco, J. Matthew Buchanan and Laura C. Wood.

http://dunlapcodding.com/phosita
  • Mar 21

    A Patent Laches Defense No More

    A Patent Laches Defense No More
    Julie Langdon Today, the Supreme Court vacated a prior Federal Circuit decision when it decided that laches cannot be used as a defense against a claim for damages brought within the…
  • Mar 9

    Trademark Security Check Point – Draining the Swamp with Random Audits of Trademark Use

    Trademark Security Check Point – Draining the Swamp with Random Audits of Trademark Use
    Elizabeth Isaac Despite flying with TSA pre-check, random checks in airport security lines seem to be a thing for me. Just last week, a TSA officer randomly wiped down all of my…
  • Feb 25

    The Supreme Court Limits Overseas Patent Infringement

    The Supreme Court Limits Overseas Patent Infringement
    Julie L. Langdon On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Federal Circuit got it wrong on the reach of overseas patent infringement, and opined that providing one commodity from…
Rank this Week: 808

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    What it really means when you add someone to the title of your property

    What it really means when you add someone to the title of your property
    Anyone who reads this blog regularly will have noticed, as I have, how often people talk about "adding a name" to the title to real estate. I hear the same phrase in my practice and in my seminars. It concerns me that so many people…
  • Mar 16

    Two beneficiaries want Dad's house sold, and two don't. What will happen?

    Two beneficiaries want Dad's house sold, and two don't. What will happen?
    If some beneficiaries want a specific piece of estate property to be sold, and others don't, what will happen? Who decides whether it's sold? Can it be given to a beneficiary? A reader recently asked these questions: "My dad died and…
  • Mar 16

    New VOCM radio show - The Law Show - starting April 6, 2017

    New VOCM radio show - The Law Show - starting April 6, 2017
    Starting on April 6, 2017, you'll be able to listen to me on a weekly radio show. I will be co-hosting The Law Show along with Chelsea Kennedy, our Executive Practice Co-ordinator. For an hour each Thursday, we'll talk about legal topics such…
Rank this Week: 247

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 21

    Good Advice: Don't Compare Your Divorce

    Good Advice: Don't Compare Your Divorce
    Just about everybody feels insecure while they’re going through a divorce, and this makes perfect sense. When we split from our spouse, we’re literally turning our lives upside-down, and we don’t know what’s to…
  • Mar 14

    5 Ways to Positively Manage Your Divorce

    5 Ways to Positively Manage Your Divorce
    How a spouse handles the news that their beloved husband or wife no longer wants to be married to them determines how quickly they’re able to recover emotionally and healthfully from the breakup. If you are at the beginning of…
  • Mar 7

    Do You Need a Los Angeles Prenuptial Agreement?

    Do You Need a Los Angeles Prenuptial Agreement?
    Since the 1950s, Hollywood and the Greater Los Angeles Area have been a magnet for the rich, the beautiful, and the successful. From Millennial entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley transplants, to A-list actors, models, and top-ranking CEOs,…
Rank this Week: 637

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

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

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    9th Cir. Split: What's the Math Say?

    9th Cir. Split: What's the Math Say?
    That's the title of Vanderbilt Professor Brian Fitzpatrick's article in today's DJ. He argues that "Smaller circuits might very well make fewer outlier decisions" in "both directions" (i.e., from the left or right). He then uses math to prove…
  • Mar 20

    Appellate Tidbit

    Appellate Tidbit
    Today's Moskovitz on Appeals column is Writs: Part II, explaining that to pique an appellate court's interest in your writ petition, you should show: immediacy ("the issue must be resolved now"); a need to clarify the law; and a serious…
  • Mar 18

    Book Review: Allegiance

    Book Review: Allegiance
    As an appellate practitioner, you recognize the name Eugene Gressman, right? As in "Stern & Gressman" -- the colloquial way of referring to the SCOTUS bible/practice guide (actually titled Supreme Court Practice). Well, did you know that…
Rank this Week: 615

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Mar 21

    Annual Blog Hiatu

    Annual Blog Hiatu
    It’s time for my annual blog hiatus. The annual Bozo Tax Tips have been written and will start appearing around April 1st. I’ll be back with new blog content about April 21st. (If something truly momentous happens in the tax world…
  • Mar 20

    Do Not Blindly Pay IRS Notices, Reason ∞

    Do Not Blindly Pay IRS Notices, Reason ∞
    One of my clients angrily sent me a message today. She received an IRS Automated Underreporting Unit (AUR) notice alleging that she did not include $50,000 of W-2Gs on her 2015 tax return. She’s a professional gambler, so I looked at…
  • Mar 15

    The Other March 15th Deadline

    The Other March 15th Deadline
    Today’s the deadline for filing partnership and S-Corporation returns. An extension is available by filing Form 7004. Most (but not all) states grant an automatic extension. Do realize that if your state charges a tax for your entity…
Rank this Week: 849

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • Mar 21

    US Chamber of Commerce seeks Senior Manager/Director, China

    US Chamber of Commerce seeks Senior Manager/Director, China
    Here's the job announcement. It seems to be based in Washington, DC. Among the job requirements: "An advanced degree and 5+ years’ experience working with China trade and investment policy issues."
  • Mar 19

    Random comments on China's new civil code

    Random comments on China's new civil code
    On March 15th, the National People’s Con...
  • Mar 13

    China-related positions at ABA ROLI (Rule of Law Initiative)

    China-related positions at ABA ROLI (Rule of Law Initiative)
    I have received the following announcement: The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative currently has three open positions with a China focus: a Program Director, a Program Manager, and a pro bono longterm legal specialist. If…
Rank this Week: 153

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    Update: Soy Nut Butter E. coli Outbreak

    Update: Soy Nut Butter E. coli Outbreak
    The CDC this morning updated the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to I.M. Healthy and Dixie Drew Soy Nut Butter to twenty-three people infected with the outbreak strains of E.... Continue Reading
  • Mar 19

    Boneless Beef Recalled Over E. coli

    Boneless Beef Recalled Over E. coli
    H & B Packing Co., Inc., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s... Continue Reading
  • Mar 7

    16 with E. coli in 10 State

    16 with E. coli in 10 State
    CDC, multiple states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coliO157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) infections. Sixteen people infected with the outbreak... Continue…
Rank this Week: 304

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Mar 21

    Leadership to be recognized in @AZStateBar awards – nominate by 3/22

    Leadership to be recognized in @AZStateBar awards – nominate by 3/22
    The worst award is the one that goes ungiven, and with that in mind, you should consider who in your circle may deserve to be honored with an award by the State Bar. Nominations for the 2017 awards are now being accepted through March 22,…
  • Mar 15

    Idea for the Ides of March: Learn from Caesar and the Godfather

    Idea for the Ides of March: Learn from Caesar and the Godfather
    Why, yes, today is the Ides of March. And I’m hoping no one is standing behind me. That was one of my thoughts as I selected an image for the sign indicating our monthly meeting of the Arizona Attorney Editorial Board (see above). Many…
  • Mar 10

    UA libraries provide free resources, guide to spotting ‘fake news,’ telling if news sources are reliable

    UA libraries provide free resources, guide to spotting ‘fake news,’ telling if news sources are reliable
    Originally posted on Society of Professional Journalists - Valley of the Sun chapter - Phoenix, Arizona: From the University of Arizona School of Journalism in a March 9 post on Facebook: “Need help in spotting ‘fake news’…
Rank this Week: 959

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

Covers health law and compliance issues. By The Health Law Partners.

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 981

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 346

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/
  • Mar 21

    Willful Blindness or Deliberate Ignorance – Either One Can Get You in Trouble

    Willful Blindness or Deliberate Ignorance – Either One Can Get You in Trouble
    It does not matter if you purposefully decided not to look at the results of an audit, you could still be found culpable. Let us suppose you have engaged a firm to conduct an audit of your operations. You get...
  • Mar 7

    OMB Issues Guidance on Implementation of “One In, Two Out” Executive Order

    OMB Issues Guidance on Implementation of “One In, Two Out” Executive Order
    This is a guest post from my good friend, Lynn Bergeson; you can see her blog at http://pesticideblog.lawbc.com/ By Lynn L. Bergeson, James V. Aidala, and Margaret R. Graham On February 2, 2017, Dominic J. Mancini, Acting Administrator of…
  • Mar 6

    The Executive Order on WOTUS – A Follow-Up

    The Executive Order on WOTUS – A Follow-Up
    On February 28, 2017, the White House issued the Executive Order (“EO”) entitled “Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by reviewing the "Waters of the United States" Rule.” The EO took aim at the…
Rank this Week: 750

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Erdogan sees Turkey parliament restoring capital punishment

    Erdogan sees Turkey parliament restoring capital punishment
    Source: Channel News Asia (19 March 2017)http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/erdogan-sees-turkey-parliament-restoring-capital-punishment/3606628.htmlISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday (Mar 18) he expected…
  • Mar 14

    China says it uses death penalty sparingly

    China says it uses death penalty sparingly
    Source: The Japan Times (12 March 2017)http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/03/12/asia-pacific/crime-legal-asia-pacific/china-says-uses-death-penalty-sparingly/#.WMfSXPnyvIUBEIJING – China’s chief justice said Sunday that his…
  • Mar 10

    Philippine House approves reinstating death penalty

    Philippine House approves reinstating death penalty
    Source: The Straits Times (8 March 2017)http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/philippine-house-approves-reinstating-death-penaltyThe Philippine House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a Bill to reinstate the death…
Rank this Week: 937

Specialty Insurance Blog

Specialty Insurance Blog

Offers news and commentary on specialty insurance, risk management and private equity, with an emphasis on professional liability and entrepreneurship. By Tennant Risk Services.

http://specialtyinsurance.typepad.com/specialty_insurance_blog/
  • Mar 21

    Third Party Breach, Third Party Exposure

    Third Party Breach, Third Party Exposure
    A breach of a printing company system shows the exposure to third party breaches, and the importance of Cyber Risk Insurance (also called Data Breach, Privacy and Network Security insurance coverage) for protection from situations outside…
  • Mar 7

    One Third of US Companies Breached

    One Third of US Companies Breached
    According to a recent survey of IT professionals, 34% of [large] US companies were breached in the 12 months prior to the survey. Cyber Risk Insurance (also called Data Breach, Privacy and Network Security insurance coverage) is an important…
  • Mar 2

    How Good Are Hackers? Really Good

    How Good Are Hackers? Really Good
    Expert hackers are good, and can quickly breach most targets, according to a survey. Cyber Risk Insurance (also called Data Breach, Privacy and Network Security insurance coverage) is an important additional protection.
Rank this Week: 621

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Mar 21

    Assault By GIF (Assault with a Deadly Twitter Part VI)

    Assault By GIF (Assault with a Deadly Twitter Part VI)
    This is Part VI of the ongoing coverage of Assault With A Deadly Twitter. Previous entries: Can You Sue Someone For A Tweet That Induces Epilepsy? (Part I) Can Kurt Eichenwald Get Pre-suit Discovery From Twitter? (Part II) Can You…
  • Mar 18

    Assault With A Deadly Twitter Part V

    Assault With A Deadly Twitter Part V
    This is Part V of the ongoing coverage of Assault With A Deadly Twitter. Previous entries: Can You Sue Someone For A Tweet That Induces Epilepsy? (Part I) Can Kurt Eichenwald Get Pre-suit Discovery From Twitter? (Part II) Can You…
  • Mar 10

    Is Wikipedia A Reliable Legal Authority? (2017 Update)

    Is Wikipedia A Reliable Legal Authority? (2017 Update)
    Back in 2014, a Twitter exchange with Judge Dillard prompted an article on AboveTheLaw discussing the reliability of Wikipedia as a resource. Which was an update to a post I wrote back in 2011. As it’s been a…
Rank this Week: 646

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Mar 21

    Spring Exam

    Spring Exam
    Spring is in the air.  Daylight savings time has begun and you can enjoy an extra amount of evening light.  Which also means, exams are just around the corner. The library has digital study aids to assist in your exam preparation.…
  • Mar 8

    De-stress with GSU Law Library’s Leisure Section

    De-stress with GSU Law Library’s Leisure Section
        Whether you’re looking to de-stress over a weekend or binge watch something over a vacation, the Law Library’s Leisure Section has what you need. With exams looming in the not too distant future you may need a break…
  • Feb 26

    Finding Your Fit in a Student Organization

    Finding Your Fit in a Student Organization
    Most everyone entering law school has heard of Moot Court, Law Review, and Student Trial Lawyers Association (Mock Trial), but there are other organizations that get far less attention. The plethora of student organizations chartered at GSU…
Rank this Week: 602

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
  • Mar 21

    Atlantic City Firefighters Won’t Face Layoffs — for now

    Atlantic City Firefighters Won’t Face Layoffs — for now
    As reported by Philly.com, a New Jersey judge temporarily blocked the state Friday from laying off firefighters in Atlantic City, but ruled that their work schedules, salaries, and overtime can be changed by former U.S. Sen. Jeffrey S. Chiesa…
  • Mar 16

    NJ Supreme Court Hears Argument Over Government Imposed Salary Freeze

    NJ Supreme Court Hears Argument Over Government Imposed Salary Freeze
      As reported by N.J.com, public employee unions and government officials clashed Monday in a case before the state Supreme Court that could determine whether workers across New Jersey will get pay raises. The state’s highest court…
  • Feb 28

    Sweeney Introduces Bill Seeking to Wrest Control of PFRS Away from State Treasury

    Sweeney Introduces Bill Seeking to Wrest Control of PFRS Away from State Treasury
    As reported by N.J.com, furious after watching pension investment fees triple over the last three years even as their funds lost value, police and firefighter union leaders are seeking to wrest control of their underfunded pensions from…
Rank this Week: 907

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

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

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    FDA Advisory Committee Finds Opana ER Risks Outweigh Benefit

    FDA Advisory Committee Finds Opana ER Risks Outweigh Benefit
    On March 14, 2017, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee found that the risks associated with use of Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride) outweighed the potential benefits. Opana ER is an opioid pain medication, which…
  • Mar 20

    Jennifer Jordan, Featured Speaker at the 2017 ALFA International Seminar

    Jennifer Jordan, Featured Speaker at the 2017 ALFA International Seminar
    This week, Jennifer Jordan, our Chief Legal Officer, will be a featured speaker at the 2017 ALFA International – Workers’ Compensation Practice Group Seminar in Austin, Texas.  Jennifer will be co-presenting with Beth…
  • Mar 17

    MAO Recovery & Courts: Aggressively Pursuing Lien

    MAO Recovery &amp; Courts: Aggressively Pursuing Lien
    On Wednesday, in the second decision of its kind this month, the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida denied in part and granted in part a Motion to Dismiss in a Medicare Advantage Organization (MAO) Medicare Secondary…
Rank this Week: 746

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Focuses on brain and spine injury awareness, education, news and information. By Timothy Titolo.

http://brainandspine.titololawoffice.com/
  • Mar 21

    House Committees Pass Reconciliation Bill Affecting Health Care

    House Committees Pass Reconciliation Bill Affecting Health Care
    Health Care Bill This week, two House Committees expedited legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and dramatically reduce and change the Medicaid program. The Committees debating the bill were the House Energy and Commerce…
  • Mar 7

    Traumatic Brain Injury Victims versus President Trump and Republican Congre

    Traumatic Brain Injury Victims versus President Trump and Republican Congre
    The Brain Injury Association of America enriches us with activity in government updates.  Of particular interest is the deconstruction of our nation’s health care. The Affordable Care Act is being dismantled in favor of a yet…
  • Feb 27

    Brain Injury Conference

    Brain Injury Conference
    My friend, Sherry Stock of the Pacific NW Brain Injury’s 15th Annual Conference, asked me to post this for my readers.  I have participated in this conference   Don’t Miss Out  Early Registration Deadline is Fast…
Rank this Week: 670

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Covers Social Security disability law and special needs trusts. By Sheri R. Abrams.

http://sheriabrams.com/blog
Rank this Week: 473

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 779

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Covers national and international agriculture issues. By Rincker Law PLLC.

http://rinckerlaw.com/blog
  • Mar 21

    Top 5 Legal Issues for Illinois Farmers in 2017

    Top 5 Legal Issues for Illinois Farmers in 2017
    I am speaking this morning to the Macon Co. Farm Bureau in Decatur, Illinois.  Here my Top 5 Legal Issues for 2017 (can you guess what they are?): The post Top 5 Legal Issues for Illinois Farmers in 2017 appeared first on Rincker…
  • Mar 14

    Cari’s 6 Tips for Married Folk

    Cari’s 6 Tips for Married Folk
    I was recently interviewed regarding my “tips for married couples”.  I’m a single gal and have never been married myself; however, I feel like I’ve learned a lot about married from my chair as being a matrimonial…
  • Mar 6

    Are you a “DBA” in Illinois?

    Are you a “DBA” in Illinois?
    There are several food and agriculture businesses that are a sole proprietorship or general partnership that operate as a DBA.  For example, my own cattle business is really Cari Rincker d/b/a Rincker Cattle Co.  My parents’…
Rank this Week: 666

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/
  • Mar 21

    Uninsured, Self Represented Litigant Learns that Perjury is a Poor Idea

    Uninsured, Self Represented Litigant Learns that Perjury is a Poor Idea
    From the vault of how not to represent yourself in court, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, admonishing a self represented litigant for providing the Court with perjured evidence. In…
  • Mar 16

    $85,000 For Chronic Myofascial Pain From Three Collision

    $85,000 For Chronic Myofascial Pain From Three Collision
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic soft tissue injuries. In today’s case (Dhillon v. Singer) the Plaintiff was involved in three collisions which the…
  • Mar 15

    “Meagre” Plaintiff Income Keeps Court From Awarding Costs to Successful Defendant

    “Meagre” Plaintiff Income Keeps Court From Awarding Costs to Successful Defendant
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, demonstrating judicial discretion in dealing with costs after a plaintiff fails to beat a defence formal offer at trial. In today’s case (Barta v.…
Rank this Week: 208

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Are You a Bad Communicator or is the Other Person a Bad Listener? Or Both?

    Are You a Bad Communicator or is the Other Person a Bad Listener? Or Both?
    Not everyone absorbs information the same way and some of us are better at it than others. You may need to adjust your communication style to best fit how your clients learn and process information. Different people have different learning…
  • Mar 9

    How to Handle High-Stress Situations and Difficult Conversation

    How to Handle High-Stress Situations and Difficult Conversation
    Stress and conversations often go hand-in-hand. The topic may be difficult, the person you’ll be talking to may be difficult and you may just want to avoid the whole thing. But whatever the issue delaying a tough conversation may not be…
  • Mar 5

    Three Habits You Can Use to Keep Yourself Healthy Physically and Mentally

    Three Habits You Can Use to Keep Yourself Healthy Physically and Mentally
    You probably lead a very busy life. You work many hours and you may have family obligations and outside interests that fill your time. What you might not be doing is exercising. Not doing that may actually be harming you in the short and long…
Rank this Week: 896

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Mar 20

    Multimedia Presentation and Discussion: Justice at Dachau

    Multimedia Presentation and Discussion: Justice at Dachau
    All are invited to a multimedia presentation and discussion on Friday, April 7 at 2:15 pm in the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall about Justice at Dachau – a two-hour presentation that explores the largest yet least…
  • Mar 20

    Book Talk: The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuel

    Book Talk: The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuel
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library for a discussion with Moshe Halbertal and Stephen Holmes ’76 PhD about their new book, The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuel. Introductions by Anthony Kronman…
  • Mar 13

    Book Talk: Dancing in Dreamtime

    Book Talk: Dancing in Dreamtime
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and the Yale Environmental Law Association for a Book Talk with Scott Russell Sanders on his latest book, Dancing in Dreamtime. Commentary provided by Prof. Doug Kysar. The event will take place on…
Rank this Week: 790

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

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

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 728

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/
Rank this Week: 41

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 260

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    Well, this is embarrassing: Cybersecurity…

    Well, this is embarrassing: Cybersecurity contractor hit by W2 phishing scam.  
  • Feb 23

    Interesting Question: HIPAA lawyer Adam…

    Interesting Question: HIPAA lawyer Adam Greene was interviewed at HIMSS, and noted that HHS is close to publishing the regulations implementing the HITECH revisions that allow affected individuals to get a share of the fines levied by OCR.…
  • Feb 22

    2 Healthcare Data Breaches up 40%, Affect…

    2 Healthcare Data Breaches up 40%, Affect 25% of Consumers: According to the Identity Theft Research Center, Healthcare represents one third of all data breaches, and the number of reported breaches has risen from 780 in 2015 to 1093 last…
Rank this Week: 648

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 552

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Mar 20

    Law Library: News & Events: Congressional Committees and Hearings Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Congressional Committees and Hearings Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
    The National Archives and the Law Library of Congress are hosting a Wikipedia edit-a-thon.  The focus will be on congressional committees and hearings.  It will be held at the Library of Congress on Friday, April 7 from 9:30 am…
  • Mar 17

    Law Library: News & Events: Take a Short Congress.gov Search User Test

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Take a Short Congress.gov Search User Test
    The Library of Congress constantly works to improve Congress.gov, and regularly conducts usability testing on the site as part of this effort. We recently looked at the variety of ways in which you search the site. Congress.gov has…
  • Feb 16

    Law Library: News & Events: Event to Explore History of the Venetian Ghetto

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Event to Explore History of the Venetian Ghetto
    The Law Library of Congress in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy will host a program to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice. The program, “Understanding Seclusion: the Legal Dimensions of the…
Rank this Week: 618

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 255

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 20

    Do I Need An Attorney To Modify Child Support?

    Do I Need An Attorney To Modify Child Support?
    Question: I need to modify my child support. Is there any advantage to having an attorney do the modification versus doing it myself? Answer: While I am likely not licensed to practice law in your state and cannot give you legal advice, I can…
  • Mar 17

    What Protections Does Legal Separation Provide?

    What Protections Does Legal Separation Provide?
    Question: What protections does a legal separation provide as compared to a divorce? Answer: I do not practice law in your state. Therefore, I cannot inform you as to the specific laws of your state and can only provide you with general tips…
  • Mar 16

    4 Facts You Might Not Know About Modern Dad

    4 Facts You Might Not Know About Modern Dad
    The role dads play in the family is constantly evolving. Years ago, dads were viewed as the home’s breadwinner. He held the job, brought in the money, came home to a warm dinner and spent the rest of the night with a beer on the couch.…
Rank this Week: 166