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The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 144

Nanotechnology Law Report

Nanotechnology Law Report

Covers legal issues surrounding nanotechnology. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur.

http://www.nanolawreport.com/
  • Jun 20

    Supreme Court holds ban on disparaging trademarks is unconstitutional – a victory for The Slant

    Supreme Court holds ban on disparaging trademarks is unconstitutional – a victory for The Slant
    On Monday, June 19, 2017, the Supreme Court released a decision in a high profile trademark case rejecting the Lanham Act’s rule against disparaging trademarks as being facially invalid and unconstitutional. The Lanham Act, since its…
  • Jun 9

    ‘This could be heaven or this could be hell’ for Hotel California

    ‘This could be heaven or this could be hell’ for Hotel California
    Nearly 50 miles south of San Diego in Mexico lies an eleven room hotel which is currently making waves for its name, Hotel California, which is also the name of the Eagles classic single and album. The boutique hotel was originally named…
  • May 18

    Don’t wannacry? Help your IT staff prevent ransomware

    Don’t wannacry? Help your IT staff prevent ransomware
    This week our colleagues at Employer Law Report published a post discussing the recent “Wannacry” ransomware attack. In the post, Brian Hall outlines the risks employers may face when dealing with cyber attacks and how human…
Rank this Week: 921

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 521

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 313

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 492

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    Change in Virginia Family Law Regarding Life Insurance

    Change in Virginia Family Law Regarding Life Insurance
    A new law goes into effect in Virginia on July 1, 2017, giving courts the authority to order a party paying spousal support to maintain an existing life insurance policy for the benefit of the payee spouse. This change to Virginia family…
  • Jun 12

    The Safe Reporting Law for Overdoses in Virginia

    The Safe Reporting Law for Overdoses in Virginia
    Back in July of 2015, the Virginia General Assembly passed a law that aimed to save the lives of people suffering from overdoses. This safe reporting law (Virginia Code § 18.2-251.03) provides for an affirmative defense to prosecution of…
  • May 24

    Divesting Jurisdiction in Virginia Family Law Case

    Divesting Jurisdiction in Virginia Family Law Case
    In Virginia, there are two types of courts that handle family law cases: juvenile and domestic relations district courts (“J&DR courts”) and circuit courts. Circuit courts have the authority to hear divorce cases and all…
Rank this Week: 419

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

Covers law firm marketing, including advertising, blogging and sales.

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • Jun 20

    Get New Business from In-person and Online Marketing

    Get New Business from In-person and Online Marketing
    By Larry Bodine, Seton Hall 1981, the Senior Legal Marketing Strategist for LawLytics - Legal Marketing Suite. Reprinted from Wisconsin Lawyer. Are you marketing more and getting less in return? Complaints I often hear from lawyers…
  • May 31

    81% of Law Firm Marketers Will Produce More Content in 2017

    81% of Law Firm Marketers Will Produce More Content in 2017
    Chicago, May 31, 2017 – A survey released today by strategic communications firm Greentarget and consulting firm Zeughauser Group shows a near-unanimous feeling among in-house counsel that “information overload” is a problem…
  • May 21

    Don't Miss This Webinar Thursday - How to Convert More Callers to Client

    Don't Miss This Webinar Thursday - How to Convert More Callers to Client
    »Free National Trial Lawyers webinar May 25 — see below!« By Michael Delon. Your #1 problem is not “getting more leads.” The phone rings and you capture their information in your intake system. Then you follow up…
Rank this Week: 203

Case Clothesed For Fashion Law

Case Clothesed For Fashion Law

Covers trade dress, trademark, design patent and counterfeiting issues in the fashion industry. By New York Law School.

http://www.caseclothesed.com/
Rank this Week: 343

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Jun 19

    Administrators Have To Behave

    Administrators Have To Behave
    Today’s New York Daily News reports the tale of a brawl with potentially  wide-reaching implications for the Administrator of a New York County Estate. The administrator of the 3.1 million dollar estate was arrested for a brawl…
  • Jun 8

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution
    In the Matter of Reuben Hoppenstein, No. 2015-2918/A (N.Y. Sur. Mar. 31, 2017) the New York County Surrogate ruled as appropriate the distribution of a life insurance policy to a new trust which eliminated certain beneficiaries of the…
  • Jun 8

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution
    In the Matter of Reuben Hoppenstein, No. 2015-2918/A (N.Y. Sur. Mar. 31, 2017) the New York County Surrogate ruled as appropriate the distribution of a life insurance policy to a new trust which eliminated certain beneficiaries of the…
Rank this Week: 802

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Internet radio show / Podcast hosted by the leaders in structured settlements. From Ringler Associates and the Law Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/ringler-radio
  • Jun 19

    Driverless Cars Litigation

    Driverless Cars Litigation
    On the 1960’s television show, The Jetsons, we saw a future world where people traveled in flying cars. Sound far-fetched? Maybe not – now we have driverless cars.  And with all the advantages also come liability and…
  • May 21

    The Mission of WILG to Help Injured Worker

    The Mission of WILG to Help Injured Worker
    The Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group also known as WILG, is the national non-profit membership organization dedicated to representing the interests of millions of workers and their families who, each year, suffer the consequences of…
  • May 1

    Drone Liability and Litigation

    Drone Liability and Litigation
    An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard.  Drones were originally associated by the military, but are now used for other purposes, with estimates of over a million sold by…
Rank this Week: 356

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 19

    Child Custody & Same-Sex Divorce

    Child Custody & Same-Sex Divorce
    If you are in a same-sex marriage and you have children, you may or may not be confronted with challenges in the near future. Fortunately, California has some of the friendliest same-sex marriage laws in the nation; however, maneuvering…
  • Jun 13

    Don'ts of Online Dating After Divorce

    Don'ts of Online Dating After Divorce
    According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC), there were 813,862 divorces in the United States in 2014. That’s a lot of people untying the knot, but if your filing for divorce in the near…
  • Jun 5

    Advantages of Conscious Uncoupling

    Advantages of Conscious Uncoupling
    “The U.S. divorce rate dropped for the third year in a row, reaching its lowest point in nearly 40 years,” reported Time Magazine on Dec. 04, 2016. Even still, when you look at your Facebook account, it may seem like your…
Rank this Week: 620

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Jun 19

    Vive la révolution

    Vive la révolution
    Well, we may have only one retailer in the near future — AmazonWholeFoods. But we sure have a lot of beer to choose from. This jumped out at me when looking at beer approvals from a recent 10 day period in 2017. I saw no less than 720…
  • May 30

    Powdered Alcohol is Not Dead

    Powdered Alcohol is Not Dead
    Just when we least expected it, here is another version of powdered alcohol. It got approved a couple weeks ago, after grinding through the process for a good long while (six months or more). Many thanks to an astute reader for pointing this…
  • May 25

    Gluten

    Gluten
    We wanted to check in and see what’s been happening with gluten claims, in connection with alcohol beverages. LabelVision data shows virtually no references to gluten until 2012. Then, TTB approved the first label with a nice, clear…
Rank this Week: 481

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Freestyle Legal Practice: Inferior Lawyer + Technology Beats Expert Lawyer + Technology?

    Freestyle Legal Practice: Inferior Lawyer + Technology Beats Expert Lawyer + Technology?
    One of the best things that sometimes happens at professional conferences is when a speaker says something that makes you sit up and pay attention. That happened to me at the British Irish Association of Law Libraries (BIALL) meeting earlier…
  • Jun 7

    Are you a Client or a Customer?

    Are you a Client or a Customer?
    I recently made a move from working in a large law firm environment to working for a solutions provider to the legal and tax world.  The move has brought with it many changes in process, perspective and daily routines.  All of which…
  • Jun 4

    Why Now? The Rise of Alternative Legal Service Provider

    Why Now? The Rise of Alternative Legal Service Provider
    Last post, I got distracted by silly claims about AI lawyer robot magic. The post before that I focused on an issue of genuine moment and merit. I cited a study on the surge in spending on alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) in the…
Rank this Week: 110

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 19

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (2)

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (2)
    The epigraph is germane to our third maxim from La Rochefoucauld below.“The argument for the promising rule goes by appeal to the value that the practice of promising has for us as members of a society. The chief value of the practice…
  • Jun 17

    Beyond Illusions & Delusions: Knowledge of Ignorance and the Disposition to Truth

    Beyond Illusions & Delusions: Knowledge of Ignorance and the Disposition to Truth
    Propositions pivotal to the “default liberal optimism about human welfare:”People tend to fare best when they possess, more or less, the greatest possible freedom to live as they wish. Exceptions will be marginal. Ideally, people…
  • Jun 17

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (introductory post)

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (introductory post)
    Several years ago I occasionally posted on my Facebook page selections from La Rochefoucauld’s (Tr. Leondard Tancock) Maxims (Penguin Books, 1959, first published in 1665) and I thought perhaps Ratio Juris readers might enjoy them as…
Rank this Week: 510

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 50

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Jun 19

    Copyright Office Releases Redlines for Draft Compendium

    Copyright Office Releases Redlines for Draft Compendium
    The U.S. Copyright Office today announces the posting of redlines comparing the current version of Compendium of Copyright Office Practices (Third), which was released December 22, 2014, and the public draft of Compendium (Third), which…
  • Jun 15

    Copyright Office Introduces Online Supplementary Registration

    Copyright Office Introduces Online Supplementary Registration
    The U.S. Copyright Office announces that, as of July 17, it will for the first time begin accepting applications for supplementary copyright registration—used to correct or amplify information set forth in a basic…
  • Jun 13

    PhotoAttorney Blog: Top 50 Copyright Blog

    PhotoAttorney Blog: Top 50 Copyright Blog
    PhotoAttorney blog is honored to be selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 50 Copyright Blogs on the web. These Top 50 blogs are ranked based on following criteria: Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on…
Rank this Week: 352

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Debt Collectors Catch a Break in Gorsuch’s First U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

    Debt Collectors Catch a Break in Gorsuch’s First U.S. Supreme Court Opinion
    The first U.S. Supreme Court opinion in which Justice Niel Gorsuch wrote may not be of much note for its eloquence. However, you will find it means a great deal to you if you ever have – or ever will be – on the other end of the…
  • Jun 15

    Report: Auto Loan Fraud May Be Nearing Housing Bubble Proportion

    Report: Auto Loan Fraud May Be Nearing Housing Bubble Proportion
    Since 2010, there has been a rapid growth in the U.S. car loan industry. A new report from Bloomberg indicates borrower fraud is soaring, and we may soon near a bursting bubble, similar to what we saw with the housing crisis.  It’s…
  • Jun 13

    Miami Debt Defense Lawyer Defends Federal Debt Protection

    Miami Debt Defense Lawyer Defends Federal Debt Protection
    The establishment of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau came in 2012, following the fallout of the economic crisis set off by the collapse of the housing market and a massive wave of foreclosures.  As our Miami debt defense…
Rank this Week: 828

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 297

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto.

https://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Jun 19

    Cool Job Opening! Policy Director, Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program

    Cool Job Opening! Policy Director, Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program
    David Cassuto From the email: Policy Director – Job Description Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Overview The Harvard Law School Animal Law & Policy Program is inviting applications for a Policy Director to develop and…
  • Jun 16

    Will Feds Permit Ringling to Send Endangered Cats to German Circus?

    Will Feds Permit Ringling to Send Endangered Cats to German Circus?
    This piece originally appeared on Salon under the title “Ringling’s big cats need new homes — and they could be headed for a circus overseas”…
  • May 10

    Animal Law Grants!

    Animal Law Grants!
    David Cassuto From the email (with a huge hats off to Prof. Taimie Bryant at UCLA): Thanks to generous funding from Mr. Bob Barker, UCLA Law School is pleased to offer the Animal Law and Policy Small Grants Program (“UCLA ALP…
Rank this Week: 326

the complex litigator

the complex litigator

Covers complex litigation and class actions. By H. Scott Leviant.

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
  • Jun 19

    DOJ switches teams in NLRB v. Murphy Oil

    DOJ switches teams in NLRB v. Murphy Oil
    The DOJ announced on Friday, June 16, 2017, that it was reversing its position on the validity of class action waivers in arbitration agreements and would file an amicus brief in support of the employer's position in NLRB v. Murphy Oil.…
  • Mar 22

    Briefs on the merits are available in Troester v. Starbuck

    Briefs on the merits are available in Troester v. Starbuck
    Briefing on the merits is complete in Troester v. Starbucks Corporation (S234969).  The California Supreme Court granted the Ninth Circuit's request to decide an issue of California law.  The issue, taken from the California…
  • Mar 17

    A rest break says what? Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture LLC holds that commission-only pay employees must be paid separately for rest periods.

    A rest break says what? Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture LLC holds that commission-only pay employees must be paid separately for rest periods.
    California is the wage and hour gift that keeps on giving.  And if you thought every wage and hour question must have been answered by now....well....the naivete is charming.  A few weeks ago, in Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture LLC…
Rank this Week: 431

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
  • Jun 19

    Washington State to Consider Paid Family Leave

    Washington State to Consider Paid Family Leave
    Last week, representatives of the business community and employee groups completed negotiations to create a paid family and medical leave insurance program in Washington. Many details need to be worked out, the actual legislation has not…
  • Jun 6

    Protecting Your Company and Your Employees During an ICE Raid

    Protecting Your Company and Your Employees During an ICE Raid
    In light of the current administration’s approach to immigration enforcement, it is important that employers understand their legal rights and responsibilities when faced with potential raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement…
  • May 30

    Time to Revise Your Job Applications: Oregon Prohibits Salary History Inquiries in Effort to Address Systemic Wage Inequality

    Time to Revise Your Job Applications: Oregon Prohibits Salary History Inquiries in Effort to Address Systemic Wage Inequality
    “Equal pay for equal work.”  Everyone – employees and employers alike – can agree that no workers should be paid less than others simply because of their gender, race, veteran status, or any other protected…
Rank this Week: 976

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Jun 19

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (2)

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (2)
    The epigraph is germane to our third maxim from La Rochefoucauld below. “The argument for the promising rule goes by appeal to the value that the practice of promising has for us as members of a society. The chief value of the practice…
  • Jun 16

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (introductory post)

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (introductory post)
    Several years ago I occasionally posted on my Facebook page selections from La Rochefoucauld’s (Tr. Leondard Tancock) Maxims (Penguin Books, 1959, first published in 1665) and I thought perhaps RLL readers might enjoy them as well…
  • Jun 15

    Beyond Capitalist-Attenuated Time: Freedom, Leisure, and Self-Realization — A Basic Bibliography

    Beyond Capitalist-Attenuated Time: Freedom, Leisure, and Self-Realization — A Basic Bibliography
    This bibliography is now available on my Academia page. What follows is the Epigraph and Apologia for this compilation. Epigraph “The wealthiest and most powerful nation in the world may be the poorest in what was supremely precious to…
Rank this Week: 339

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Jun 19

    Retaliation, "but for" causation, and the prima facie element

    Retaliation, "but for" causation, and the prima facie element
    Back in 2013, in UTSMC v. Nassar, the Supreme Court held in no uncertain terms that "Title VII retaliation claims must be proved according to traditional principles of but-for causation." That seems simple enough - but wait, earlier this year…
  • Jun 9

    Easy come, easy go - DOL pulls independent contractor and joint employer guidance

    Easy come, easy go - DOL pulls independent contractor and joint employer guidance
    On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Labor released the following press release:Not official use.U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced the withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2015 and 2016 informal guidance…
  • Jun 5

    Independent Contractor or Employee? - Construction Workplace Misclassification Act

    Independent Contractor or Employee? - Construction Workplace Misclassification Act
    Another wrinkle in the convoluted mess that is employee/independent contractor classification law:As I've blogged previously, courts (and agencies) use different factors and standards to analyze classification depending on the underlying…
Rank this Week: 625

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Jun 19

    Free legal clinic for veterans in Katy

    Free legal clinic for veterans in Katy
    Free legal advice will be offered to veterans in Katy on Saturday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteer attorneys will be available to advise any veteran or spouse of a deceased veteran in a number of areas including family law, wills and…
  • Jun 19

    Free legal clinic for veterans in Katy

    Free legal clinic for veterans in Katy
    Free legal advice will be offered to veterans in Katy on Saturday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteer attorneys will be available to advise any veteran or spouse of a deceased veteran in a number of areas including family law, wills and…
  • Jun 16

    Discounts for car shopping

    Discounts for car shopping
    If you’re shopping for a new car, check out your Beneplace discount website for great deals on a variety of makes and models. Or browse your refinancing options to lower your current monthly car payment. With the Employee Auto Buying…
Rank this Week: 797

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

https://www.malmanlaw.com/Malman-Law-Injury-Blog/
  • Jun 19

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?
    Chicago Eye Doctor Malpractice Attorneys No one can argue about the value of the eye. The human eye is a remarkable tool designed by nature, but is also a vital one. Humans rely on their eyes to see, function, and experience life. That is why…
  • Jun 19

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?
    Chicago Eye Doctor Malpractice Attorneys No one can argue about the value of the eye. The human eye is a remarkable tool designed by nature, but is also a vital one. Humans rely on their eyes to see, function, and experience life. That is why…
  • Jun 12

    Birth Injuries: Everything You Need to Know

    Birth Injuries: Everything You Need to Know
    Birth Injury Malpractice Attorney Serving Families in the Chicago Area Preparing for a new baby is supposed to be exciting. Expectant mothers plan for the best and trust that their healthcare provider has their best interests at heart. The…
Rank this Week: 528

LoTempio Law Blog

LoTempio Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks and copyright news. By Vincent G. LoTempio.

http://www.lotempiolaw.com/
  • Jun 19

    Patent Rights After Sale

    Patent Rights After Sale
    In late May, the Supreme Court placed limits on a patent owner’s rights after sales. The case concerned Lexmark International, a manufacturer of laser printers and imaging products. Lexmark sells and owns several patents covering toner…
  • Jun 9

    Trademark Use in Commerce

    Trademark Use in Commerce
    The Lanham Act is the federal law controlling trademarks. Section 1051 requires an individual uses the trademark in commerce before they apply to register the mark. But what exactly does the phrase “used in commerce” mean?…
  • May 26

    Generic Trademark

    Generic Trademark
    Among other things, in order to file and maintain a successful trademark, the trademark cannot be generic. There are five different categories of trademark distinctiveness. In descending order, they are: “fanciful” –…
Rank this Week: 563

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 826

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
Rank this Week: 674

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jun 19

    Today in Legal History: Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York

    Today in Legal History: Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York
    The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor on June 19, 1885. The statue was a gift from France to the United States commemorating the centennial of the American Declaration of Independence. The 151-foot statue, Liberty Enlightening the…
  • Jun 14

    This Crim Law Q&A could be yours!

    This Crim Law Q&A could be yours!
    Welcome to all of our new 1Ls taking Criminal Law this summer! We’re so excited to have you here and look forward to seeing you in the library. The library has many different study aids for you to borrow, but wouldn’t it…
  • Jun 14

    Today in Legal History: Flag Day

    Today in Legal History: Flag Day
    On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress adopted the stars and stripes design for the flag of the United States. While the first national observance of Flag Day occurred on June 14, 1877, the centennial of the adoption of the flag, it was…
Rank this Week: 704

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    A Terrorist by Any Other Name

    A Terrorist by Any Other Name
    What’s in a name? that which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet. The names are the problem, Juliet says. Romeo, after all, is wonderful. The trouble is that he's a Montague, hated for that alone by her family, the…
  • Jun 18

    Government Work

    Government Work
    Hey, maybe he didn't do it.  But close enough for government work.It's the story of too many folks on death row.  Too many folks in prison.  Too many charged and convicted where . . . .OK, let me be both careful and honest…
  • Jun 17

    Conflating Guilt

    Conflating Guilt
    You know Cosby's guilty.  You just know it.  But the jury hung!?What is it that the jury did't get?  How could they have been so confused? And that cop in Minnesota, Jeronimo Yanez.  The one who killed Philando…
Rank this Week: 350

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • Jun 18

    Regulatory Relief: Don't Hold Your Breath

    Regulatory Relief: Don't Hold Your Breath
    On a purely partisan vote, the House passed the Financial Choice Act last week and sent it to the Senate, where a number of sources proclaimed that it was DOA. On the other hand, everyone's favorite hectoring harridan, Elizabeth Warren,...
  • Jun 11

    He's A Lumberkack And He's OK

    He's A Lumberkack And He's OK
    Although I'm taking a break from banking and legal issues this week, I do want to continue my series of public service announcements designed to educate older generations about their newest challenge in the workplace: Millennials. While…
  • Jun 4

    Small Enough To Jail

    Small Enough To Jail
    At a time when many of both the over- and under-educated among the chattering class have repeatedly bemoaned the lack of banks and bankers who have done the "perp walk" as a result of the high crimes and misdemeanors that...
Rank this Week: 196

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jun 18

    “celebritytaxguy” Soon to be at ClubFed

    “celebritytaxguy” Soon to be at ClubFed
    Michael Joseph Calalang Cabuhat had been living the good life. He had a nice house in the Hollywood Hills (of Los Angeles) and drove a Ferrari 360 Spider. Mr. Cabuhat owned a tax practice in Glendale (near Los Angeles) and called himself…
  • Jun 16

    Office Closed on June 16th

    Office Closed on June 16th
    Two idiot drivers raced down Jones Blvd in front of our office this morning driving an estimated 80mph in a 35 zone. They hit an innocent SUV which flipped, caught on fire, and landed on top of a transformer. The driver escaped with minor…
  • Jun 12

    IRS Not Moving e-Services to a New Platform this Week

    IRS Not Moving e-Services to a New Platform this Week
    The IRS had planned on moving e-Services to a new platform on Thursday, June 15th. However, today I received an email stating it has been postponed until later this summer: The planned move of IRS e-Services to a different platform has been…
Rank this Week: 841

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Jun 18

    Suncontract Token Sale Review

    Suncontract Token Sale Review
    I just found out about the token sale scheduled later this month for the “Suncontract” project, by clicking on an ad at coinmarketcap. Here is their website. And here is a thread on bitcointalk announcing the project. A first…
  • Jun 14

    Bitmain Hard Fork

    Bitmain Hard Fork
    Bitmain has announced that they will sponsor a hard fork of the Bitcoin network in early August. It is supposed to go live a couple of days after the UASF (user-activated soft fork), which has an activation date of August 1st, 2017. Bitmain…
  • Jun 1

    Covfefe: “Carry on to VICTORY! Fossil energy. FOSSIL ENERGY”

    Covfefe: “Carry on to VICTORY! Fossil energy. FOSSIL ENERGY”
    That’s my attempt to understand what the recent Trump Tweet should read. The simplest explanation seems to be that he fell asleep half way through tweeting and this was just a botched spelling of “coverage”. Then again,…
Rank this Week: 667

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Supra Legem, un exemple de machine learning appliqué au droit

    Supra Legem, un exemple de machine learning appliqué au droit
    Le site Supra Legem, tenu par le juriste Michael Benesty , nous en apprend beaucoup sur la (soi disant) "intelligence artificielle" en droit. En le testant, on comprend que les[fameuses "IA" en droit sont en réalité des moteurs…
  • Jun 15

    Simple Notepad de Mighty Frog - Une app pour écrire partout, tout le temps, tout simplement

    Simple Notepad de Mighty Frog - Une app pour écrire partout, tout le temps, tout simplement
    Mighty Frog : Puissante Grenouille. Non, ce n'est pas totem scout :-) Ce français-là ("frog") , le développeur de l'application Android Simple Notepad, n'est peut-être pas exactement puissant ("mighty"), mais son…
  • Jun 12

    Tourisme végétal à Mediadix (photos)

    Tourisme végétal à Mediadix (photos)
    Début juin 2017, j'étais en formation Catalogage Unimarc dans le Sudoc [1] pendant 6 jours à l'établissement Mediadix de Saint-Cloud. C'est le pôle Métiers du livre de l'Université de Paris…
Rank this Week: 460

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • Jun 18

    You Need a Green Building Consultant (Who Speaks for the Trees)

    You Need a Green Building Consultant (Who Speaks for the Trees)
    We are often asked “what is the best way to assure success in a green building project?” Whether that query is from a Fortune 1000 businesses or an architect, the answer is the same, have the owner engage an experienced green…
  • Jun 11

    Attorney General’s End of Third Party Settlements is Good for the Environment

    Attorney General’s End of Third Party Settlements is Good for the Environment
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo on June 5, 2017 to all Department of Justice components and 94 U.S. Attorney’s Offices prohibiting them from entering into any agreement in settlement of federal claims or charges that…
  • Jun 4

    Retailers Pay Millions for Hazardous Waste Violation

    Retailers Pay Millions for Hazardous Waste Violation
    Retailers across the nation are buttressing their trash disposal practices after Dollar General Stores and Big Lots Stores paid Millions of dollars to settle civil suits for environmental violations for the unlawful disposal of hazardous…
Rank this Week: 833

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    Center for Court Innovation Programs Partner to Support Father

    Center for Court Innovation Programs Partner to Support Father
    UPNEXT participant and BCS intern, Rahmel WarrenOn this Father's Days we want to highlight the work of our sister program, UPNEXT, who supports non-custodial fathers and unemployed men through job training and family engagement.  Bronx…
  • May 12

    Partners in Practice: John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Partners in Practice: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    by Lovis Nelson-Williams, Compliance ManagerAbove: BCS Project Director, Maria Almonte-Weston with Intake Intern Chris Rivera and BCS Compliance Manager, Lovis Nelson-Williams; Below: Chris Rivera presents on his internship experienceBronx…
  • May 12

    Eye on Immigration

    Eye on Immigration
    by Shlomit Levy, LMSW, Clinical CoordinatorMental Health Social Worker, Giuliana Ruiz-Moreno (LMSW) and Clinic Coordinator, Shlomit Levy (LMSW) at the the YMCA's "Know Your Rights Immigration Session"Giuliana Ruiz-Moreno and Shlomit Levy from…
Rank this Week: 890

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 961

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

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

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jun 17

    * When To File Trademarks In Canada And Europe

    * When To File Trademarks In Canada And Europe
    17 Seconds #37 With apologies to my Canadian friends and family, Canada is the functional equivalent of the 51st state. Because Canada is so close to the United States, you should file trademarks in Canada for your top trademarks (i.e. your…
  • May 17

    * 17 Seconds #36 – Q: What do Boston startups Disruptor Beam, Onshape, RailPod, and Tamr have in common?

    * 17 Seconds #36 – Q: What do Boston startups Disruptor Beam, Onshape, RailPod, and Tamr have in common?
    A: IP law by Clocktower Law. By Erik J. Heels First published 5/17/2017; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. Three of the four things that Clocktower Law does for a living are a waste of money: Most foreign patents are a waste of money.…
  • Apr 17

    * 17 Seconds #35 – Whitelist us please!

    * 17 Seconds #35 – Whitelist us please!
    We’re here to help. By Erik J. Heels First published 4/17/2017; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. While the open rate for Clocktower Law’s emails (like this one) is twice industry average, we are not satisfied. It has come…
Rank this Week: 250

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 252

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/
  • Jun 17

    Misreading Rod Rosenstein and Missing a New Angle on Obstruction

    Misreading Rod Rosenstein and Missing a New Angle on Obstruction
    Talking heads were in a dither yesterday, trying to decipher DAG Rosenstein's brief statement about the danger of relying on news accounts from supposedly reliable sources. See here for the Washington Post's account. Below is Rosenstein's…
  • Jun 7

    DOJ Ends Third Party Settlement Practice - But What is No Longer Allowed?

    DOJ Ends Third Party Settlement Practice - But What is No Longer Allowed?
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a press release today here putting an end to settlements that had payments to third parties as a condition of settlement. The press release says that " [w]ith this directive, we are ending this…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 45

KEYTLaw

KEYTLaw

Covers Arizona and federal laws.

http://www.keytlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 17

    0.3% of 11,944 Peer-reviewed Climate Articles Said Warming is Man-made

    0.3% of 11,944 Peer-reviewed Climate Articles Said Warming is Man-made
    This article called "To Put America First Is to Put Our Planet’s Climate First" was written by Istvan Marko, J. Scott Armstrong, William M. Briggs, Kesten Green, Hermann Harde, David R. Legates, Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, and…
  • Jun 17

    Environmental Effects of Increased Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

    Environmental Effects of Increased Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
    This scientific research paper was written by Arthur B. Robinson, Noah E. Robinson and Willie Soon and published by the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine.  The following is from the abstract: "Review of the research literature…
  • Jun 4

    Democrats Love Socialism

    Democrats Love Socialism
    Socialism has never worked any where on the planet, but people who push socialism don't let facts get in the way of their belief in the religion called "socialism."  In this video Ami Horowitz goes to Venezuela to find out how well…
Rank this Week: 679

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Uber Accidents Keep Happening in Chicago. What You Need to Know If One Happens to You.

    Uber Accidents Keep Happening in Chicago. What You Need to Know If One Happens to You.
    Rideshare operations such as Uber and Lyft have become extremely popular in Chicago and other cities throughout the United States–and it is easy to see why. Ordering a ride through your smartphone is faster, easier, and often less…
  • Mar 15

    Wrongful Death Claims after an Illinois Car Accident

    Wrongful Death Claims after an Illinois Car Accident
    Death is an unfortunate part of life, but sometimes due to the negligence of others death comes too soon. When someone dies due to the fault of another’s recklessness or negligence their loved ones, under Illinois law, may be able to…
  • Mar 8

    Chicago Workers Face Possibility of Electrical Injurie

    Chicago Workers Face Possibility of Electrical Injurie
    It is no secret the construction industry is dangerous, reporting the most injuries and fatalities across American industries. Electrocutions or electrical hazards is considered one of the ‘Fatal Four’ – a hazard that…
Rank this Week: 604

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Tasks of mourning after death of a family member

    Tasks of mourning after death of a family member
    Very often, in wrongful death lawsuits I represent families who after traumatic loss of a family member struggle with grief. Mourning the death of a loved one is a universal experience that sooner or later befalls all of humanity. But despite…
  • Aug 31

    What to do if you are directly solicited for a lawyer after a crash

    What to do if you are directly solicited for a lawyer after a crash
    This morning on her way to work, a paralegal in our office was injured when someone rear-ended her car on the way to work. When she was waiting for a CT scan in the hospital emergency department, she sent us a text reporting that she had…
  • Aug 31

    TV law firm “settlement mills” blasted in legal ethics journal

    TV law firm “settlement mills” blasted in legal ethics journal
    Lawyers and paralegals who had previously worked at personal injury firms that advertise heavily on television, billboards and bus placards have told me many tales about the business model of those firms. They have told me how lawyers may be…
Rank this Week: 379

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Jun 16

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied
    Petitioner retired while 3020a disciplinary charges were pending against him.  The Appellate Division Second Department held that the teacher was presumed to have known the Chancellor’s rule that you cannot have your license…
  • Jun 16

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73
      To protect your job you may have to apply for reinstatement after being place on Section 72 leave.  You would need to fill out DCAS’s Medical Reinstatement form. Along with the form you may have to attach the relevant…
  • Jun 14

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?
    This was the recently issue in an Article 78 suit brought of remedy a security clearance revocation for old criminal convictions.   The Court addressed the issue of whether an alcohol counselor was seeking “membership”…
Rank this Week: 776

Seattle Personal Injury Blog

Seattle Personal Injury Blog

Covers Washington car accident and other personal injury news. By Premier Law Group PLLC.

http://www.plg-pllc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 801