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43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    COOL story, part 3: dissent

    COOL story, part 3: dissent
    Judge Henderson dissented, believing the question of Zauderer’s appropriate scope to have been resolved in R.J. Reynolds and unfairly revisited.Judge Brown also dissented, quite vigorously. Under the majority’s reasoning, “a…
  • Jul 31

    COOL story, part 2: concurrence

    COOL story, part 2: concurrence
    AMI continued: concurrencesJudge Rogers concurred in part.  She wrote to disassociate herself from the suggested collapse of Central Hudsonand Zauderer.  “Viewing Zaudereras simply an application of Central Hudson to special…
  • Jul 31

    COOL story, part 1: DC Circuit upholds country of origin labeling rule

    COOL story, part 1: DC Circuit upholds country of origin labeling rule
    American Meat Institute v. U.S. Dep’t of Agriculture, No. 13-5281 (D.C. Cir. July 29, 2014)The D.C. Circuit here, en banc, upholds country of origin labeling (COOL) requirements for meat, and in the process holds that Zauderer’s…
Rank this Week: 67

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 353

Eminent Domain Blog

Eminent Domain Blog

Covers condemnation and real estate law. By David B. Snyder of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://eminentdomain.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 31

    Risk of Property Valuation Fraud Reportedly On The Rise

    Risk of Property Valuation Fraud Reportedly On The Rise
    According to analytics firm Interthinx, the risk of property valuation fraud increased during the first quarter.  The report noted that in addition to high property appraisals, individuals purchasing and listing multiple properties in…
  • Jul 31

    AI Member Appointed to Pa. Board of Certified Real Estate Appraiser

    AI Member Appointed to Pa. Board of Certified Real Estate Appraiser
    Joseph Pasquarella, MAI, has been appointed by Gov. Tom Corbett to the Pennsylvania State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers for a four-year term, the Appraisal Institute reported July 14.  Pasquarella, senior managing director at…
  • Jul 31

    Our Firm Defeats Statute Of Limitations Challenge To Just Compensation Demand

    Our Firm Defeats Statute Of Limitations Challenge To Just Compensation Demand
    I recently argued a case before the PA Commonwealth Court regarding whether our client, a church, was barred by the statute of limitations to seek just compensate for the partial taking of its property.  In In re: Condemnation of…
Rank this Week: 958

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law…

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers automobile accidents, burn injury, child safety, defective products, police misconduct, premises liability and truck accidents. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://injurylaw.reganfirm.com/
  • Jul 31

    5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe on Vacation

    5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe on Vacation
    Going on a family vacation represents a time-honored tradition, resulting in a lifetime of happy memories to cherish. Taking one or more children along for the ride – whether in a car, plane, or cruise – means exponentially…
  • Jul 23

    Drivers Beware: Virginia and Maryland Enacted New Laws July 1

    Drivers Beware: Virginia and Maryland Enacted New Laws July 1
    On Tuesday, July 1, new laws regarding vehicles and their operation went into effect in Maryland and Virginia. These statutes range from financial and tax considerations to stiffer penalties for toll booth dodgers and those driving under the…
  • Jul 22

    Tips for Surviving the War between Car and Bike Commuter

    Tips for Surviving the War between Car and Bike Commuter
    When it comes to city transportation, biking is a cheap and efficient way to get around. D.C. and other cities have been engaging in concerted efforts – such as adding bike lanes – to make commutes easier for cyclists. However,…
Rank this Week: 602

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Department of Transportation Proposes New Rules to Protect Motorcoach and Large Bus Passengers in Rollover Crashe

    Department of Transportation Proposes New Rules to Protect Motorcoach and Large Bus Passengers in Rollover Crashe
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed a new federal motor vehicle safety standard yesterday, to protect motor-coach and other large bus passengers in rollover crashes. The proposal seeks to improve the structural design…
  • Jul 30

    Low-Speed Collision ends in $3.1 Million Awarded by Jury

    Low-Speed Collision ends in $3.1 Million Awarded by Jury
    According to the entertainment industry, car accidents are always exceedingly dramatic. They seem to only occur at a high rate of speed, culminating in a chaotic spectacle impressing viewers munching on popcorn in their seats. The problem is…
  • Jul 21

    IIHS Issues Recommendation Report for Safest Used Cars for Teen Driver

    IIHS Issues Recommendation Report for Safest Used Cars for Teen Driver
    Being a parent with a teenage driver inevitably causes anxiety, especially when it comes to choosing which car will be safest for them to drive. Because of a teen driver’s lack of experience and budget restrictions, many parents opt to…
Rank this Week: 993

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Loss Of Use - Another Opinion

    Loss Of Use - Another Opinion
    Attorneys handling insurance cases will run into situations dealing with "loss of use" claims. The Waco Court of Appeals issued an opinion in June of 2014, that is worth reading. The style of the case is, American Alternative…
  • Jul 29

    Homeowners Policy And Fire

    Homeowners Policy And Fire
    Insurance law attorneys will one day see a claim wherein the insurance company is denying a fire loss by asserting that the fire was the result of arson by the homeowner. The Houston Court of Appeals [14th Dist.] issued an...
  • Jul 27

    Prompt Payment Penalty Calculation

    Prompt Payment Penalty Calculation
    Texas insurance law lawyers need to be able to calculate how the Prompt Payment Act when calculating damages. A 2008, Fort Worth Court of Appeals case is good to read for guidance. The style of the case is, GuideOne Lloyds...
Rank this Week: 746

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Jul 31

    Congress and The Ironic Right to Sue

    Congress and The Ironic Right to Sue
    There’s a fine line between irony and hypocrisy. I’m not sure our political leaders in Congress understand either one. But at least that makes for some fine comedy! You may have heard that right before going on vacation, the…
  • Jul 28

    Troop Abuse and What Congress Should Do About It

    Troop Abuse and What Congress Should Do About It
    Do you think Congress really cares about those who serve in the military? I’m of several minds here. First the good news. Over the weekend, “House and Senate negotiators reached agreement … on a legislative package intended…
  • Jul 22

    Insurance Capacity In the Midst of Calamity

    Insurance Capacity In the Midst of Calamity
    You may have heard about the unfortunate tweet(s) by actor Jason Biggs (and is subsequent apology), which makes reference to the recent troubles of Malaysia Airlines. Our blog today is also about these recent troubles, but on a topic no...
Rank this Week: 957

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jul 31

    Baseball and TV

    Baseball and TV
    The Hollywood Reporter discusses what is happening now that an MLB arbitration panel has decided that the Washington Nationals should get fair market value for the broadcast rights to their games. More here, and here from the Washington Post.
  • Jul 31

    More News of the World Editors Facing Charge

    More News of the World Editors Facing Charge
    Two former editors of the now shuttered tabloid News of the World are facing court dates. The Crown Prosecution Service is bringing charges against Neil Wallis and Jules Stenson for conspiracy it alleges they engaged in with former editor…
  • Jul 29

    French Regulator Says No To Networks' Request To Move Some Channels From Pay To Free TV

    French Regulator Says No To Networks' Request To Move Some Channels From Pay To Free TV
    Three French TV networks have failed to obtain official approval to move some of their channels from pay to free television, after regulatory agency Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) said it thought the market for advertising was…
Rank this Week: 38

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Jul 31

    Tech Thursday: Working From Home

    Tech Thursday: Working From Home
    Ever work from home? If your answer is yes, then you know it's not as easy as it sounds. James Kendrick gives us five tips in his article "5 tips for getting the most out of working at home". You...
  • Jul 24

    Tech Thursday: How To Avoid A Dead Android Battery

    Tech Thursday: How To Avoid A Dead Android Battery
    Tired of pulling out your phone and realizing your battery is about to die? Techlicious' Elizabeth Harper's article, "What's Draining Your Android Battery?" lists some steps you can take to conserve battery power. You can read her article…
  • Jul 17

    Tech Thursday: The Correct Way To Completely Erase Data On Your Phone

    Tech Thursday: The Correct Way To Completely Erase Data On Your Phone
    Did you buy a new phone? Don't just throw your old one out, there may be sensitive data on it. Fox Van Allen's article, "Study: Wiping Your Android Phone Doesn't Erase All Your Data" details a new study from security...
Rank this Week: 309

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jul 31

    Who Commits The Most Workers Comp Fraud?

    Who Commits The Most Workers Comp Fraud?
    The title of this piece was prompted by a blog-site discussion of who, besides claimants, commits comp fraud. Pardon if a New Yorker should display a bland smirk at such a question, since the answer has been obvious to us for, literally, a…
  • Jul 31

    New Zealand Officials Hand Out Workplace Fine

    New Zealand Officials Hand Out Workplace Fine
    Officials in New Zealand continue to stay on top of workplace safety issues, looking to make safer conditions for workers.   WorkSafe NZ handed down charges recently against a company and two individuals following the death of 20…
  • Jul 30

    Consistently Obtain Positive Outcomes From Work Comp Claim

    Consistently Obtain Positive Outcomes From Work Comp Claim
    No matter the type of claim, adjusters will get a feeling right away if a claim is going to be trouble or not. The first indication is from the first phone call to the employer. If the employer has a negative feeling about the injury and…
Rank this Week: 173

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/
Rank this Week: 78

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
  • Jul 31

    How Much Time Do I Have To Report A Work Injury In Pennsylvania- Workers Comp Attorney

    How Much Time Do I Have To Report A Work Injury In Pennsylvania- Workers Comp Attorney
    Question: I hurt my back at work a few months ago. I was working the night shift and I was with my supervisor when it happened. I told my supervisor immediately that I felt a real bad pain in my back when I lifted a box. He asked me if I…
  • Jul 30

    Gas Wells Leaking Methane For years—-DLP is Gas Drilling Rig Accident Law Firm

    Gas Wells Leaking Methane For years—-DLP is Gas Drilling Rig Accident Law Firm
    Amid Auditor General investigations and reports and recent concerns about the health effects of fracking, the Scranton Times reports today that at least five natural gas wells in Northeast Pennsylvania have been leaking methane gas for…
  • Jul 30

    Pa. Work Injury Must Occur In The Course and Scope Of Employment

    Pa. Work Injury Must Occur In The Course and Scope Of Employment
    In Pennsylvania, to establish a claim for workers compensation benefits, the injury must occur in the course and scope of employment. The Commonwealth Court addressed this issue in the case of Penn State University v. WCAB (Smith).…
Rank this Week: 537

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Animal Art?

    Animal Art?
    If you’re looking for an interesting non-legal question to ponder and argue during your break, then how about this one: Can non-human animals create art, in the sense we typically intend by that term?This article offers an intriguing…
  • Jul 30

    New CRS Report: Afghanistan: Politics, Elections, and Government Performance

    New CRS Report: Afghanistan: Politics, Elections, and Government Performance
    Read Kenneth Katzman's new report, Afghanistan: Politics, Elections, and Government Performance takes the reader from historic patterns of Afghan authority and politics to promoting human rights in the region.  Ernster, the Virtual…
  • Jul 29

    Exploring NYC and Long Island

    Exploring NYC and Long Island
    Long Island and New York City"Long Island, located at the threshold of New York City, is a diverse playground of unbelievable natural beauty and a wealth of historical charm. It is a true island, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, East River…
Rank this Week: 355

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jul 31

    City of Charlotte settles lawsuit over police shooting for $115,000

    City of Charlotte settles lawsuit over police shooting for $115,000
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.charlotteobserver.com More Information Joint statement in police shooting lawsuit “In the late evening hours of October 16, 2010,…
  • Jul 28

    Amazon faces federal lawsuit over charges racked up by children playing app game

    Amazon faces federal lawsuit over charges racked up by children playing app game
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.oregonlive.com kindle.jpg The Kindle Fire, Amazon’s first color tablet computer, is at the heart of a lawsuit filed by the Federal…
  • Jul 24

    Patient Access To Physicians Notes: An Experiment of Psychological Importance

    Patient Access To Physicians Notes: An Experiment of Psychological Importance
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from well.blogs.nytimes.com Photo Today’s post is shared from the NYTimes.com  What would happen if all workers’ compensation patients had access to all…
Rank this Week: 929

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 31

    The Rich Get Richer: Royal Caribbean's Fain Cashes In

    The Rich Get Richer: Royal Caribbean's Fain Cashes In
    Reuters reports that Royal Caribbean's CEO Richard Fain recently sold 94,850 shares at average price of $62.38 for a total value of $5,916,743.00; and exercised options for 51,143 shares at $7.27 per share for a total value of…
  • Jul 26

    The Rich Get Richer: Cruise Executive Goldstein Unloads $2,599,935.36 of Royal Caribbean Stock

    The Rich Get Richer: Cruise Executive Goldstein Unloads $2,599,935.36 of Royal Caribbean Stock
    Media reports say that Royal Caribbean Cruises Chief Operating Officer (COO) Adam Goldstein sold 42,152 shares of his cruise company’s stock yesterday. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.68 for $2,599,935.36. COO Goldstein…
  • Jul 25

    Royal Caribbean Bars Pregnant Passenger, Then Apologize

    Royal Caribbean Bars Pregnant Passenger, Then Apologize
    News sources in Canada are reporting that Royal Caribbean barred a woman from cruising with her family after she admitted that she was pregnant but didn't have a note from her doctor stating that she was fit to travel.  Global Toronto…
Rank this Week: 138

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Shared Work Program Gets a Refresh With New Regulations from Connecticut Department of Labor

    Shared Work Program Gets a Refresh With New Regulations from Connecticut Department of Labor
    One of the better programs run by the Connecticut Department of Labor that gets almost zero publicity is the “Shared Work” program.  For employers, it’s a useful tool when you’re dealing with a temporary slowdown…
  • Jul 29

    Everything You Need To Know About New Labor & Employment Law

    Everything You Need To Know About New Labor & Employment Law
    With the dog days of summer firmly upon us, it’s a good time to catch up on some items that you might have put aside. One of those items is reviewing the new Connecticut laws that go into effect (mainly) later this year. Fortunately, my…
  • Jul 28

    Cameras in the Workplace Among Topics in Latest “Employment Law Letter”

    Cameras in the Workplace Among Topics in Latest “Employment Law Letter”
    While you might think our department at Shipman & Goodwin LLP would be content to rest on just this blog, my fellow colleagues have actually been passing along tidbits for years in its quarterly Employment Law Letter publication. The…
Rank this Week: 210

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Business Valuation Expert Witness On Clippers Deal

    Business Valuation Expert Witness On Clippers Deal
    In Does the Clippers $2 Billion Deal Make Sense?, business valuation expert witness Donald Erickson ASA , writes:In recent court testimony, Bank of America – Merrill Lynch (“BoA”) revealed its bid book (“Project…
  • Jul 29

    Aviation Safety Expert Witnesses & Southwest Airlines $12M Fine

    Aviation Safety Expert Witnesses & Southwest Airlines $12M Fine
    Aviation safety expert witnesses may consult on aviation accident analysis, aerospace engineering, aviation maintenance, and related matters. In the news, a July 28th Federal Aviation Administration press release stated that the FAA plans to…
  • Jul 28

    Oncology Expert Witness On Malpractice Insurance Part 2

    Oncology Expert Witness On Malpractice Insurance Part 2
    In Malpractice Premiums Drop for 6th Straight Year, oncology expert witness Dr. Judy L. Schmidt writes:86% of Rates Decreased or Did Not Change The MLM survey analyzes malpractice insurance rates charged by carriers in markets that range…
Rank this Week: 305

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    August Happening

    August Happening
    Before heading back to school, take advantage of the last few weeks of summer! Music: Miley Cyrus, Booker T Jones, Reevestock, Hillsong Worship, The Bacon Brothers, The Legendary Briarhoppers 80th Anniversary, James Taylor, Gavin Degraw, Matt…
  • Jul 31

    The Point System Is Launching in August!

    The Point System Is Launching in August!
    And, like we say, for more information on the Points System, head on over to our OrgSync site: https://orgsync.com/80746/files/583898/show  or ask the library staff.  
  • Jul 30

    ALR Student’s Corner: North Carolina Estate Settlement Practice Guide

    ALR Student’s Corner: North Carolina Estate Settlement Practice Guide
    In general, practice guides are secondary sources that aid and guide lawyers through the understanding of a particular area of the law.  In addition to explaining an area of law, practice guides often times provide useful forms and tips,…
Rank this Week: 345

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Jul 31

    Stem Client Roundup for July 2014

    Stem Client Roundup for July 2014
    American author Hal Borland once said, “Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January.” A bit of a deflating thought! Here at Stem …
  • Jul 30

    This Is My Life: Stop Writing About Yourself In The Third Person

    This Is My Life: Stop Writing About Yourself In The Third Person
    “He has a dream that one day, this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘They hold those truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.’” “He considers himself the…
  • Jul 22

    15 New Additions to Lawblogs.ca

    15 New Additions to Lawblogs.ca
    The list just keeps on growing, and with these 15 new additions to lawblogs.ca, we’ve hit the 450 blog mark! Here’s a look at some of the blogs that have been added to the Canadian law blogs list since …
Rank this Week: 919

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • Jul 31

    10 Reasons Why Your Client Development Efforts Are Not Working

    10 Reasons Why Your Client Development Efforts Are Not Working
    A lawyer once told me he was trying to develop business, but nothing was working. What are the potential reasons a young energetic lawyer is not finding success?  Here are 10 potential reasons: You just do good work. You bought into the…
  • Jul 29

    If Your Clients Could Choose Your Law Firm’s Vision and Core Value

    If Your Clients Could Choose Your Law Firm’s Vision and Core Value
    Your law firm’s success depends on attracting, retaining and expanding relationships with your clients. Could that possibly be a topic for brainstorming at your next law firm retreat or meeting? If your clients could choose, what would…
  • Jul 24

    What Skills do Rainmakers Have?

    What Skills do Rainmakers Have?
    I recently gave a presentation and a young lawyer asked: What skills do rainmakers have?  Generally rainmakers have a high degree of emotional intelligence. There are plenty of books on emotional intelligence. If you are interested in my…
Rank this Week: 534

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
Rank this Week: 445

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    BOOK: Comparative Law and International Organisation

    BOOK: Comparative Law and International Organisation
    We're pleased to note the publication of Colin Picker, Lukas Heckendorn Urscheler, and Daria Solenik (eds), Comparative Law and International Organisations: Cooperation, Competition and Connections (2014) by Schulthess.The…
  • Jul 30

    CALL FOR PAPERS: 10th International Workshop for Young Scholar

    CALL FOR PAPERS: 10th International Workshop for Young Scholar
    The European Law Journal, HEC Paris and the Center for Research on Transnational Law (CTL), Peking University School of Transnational Law (PKUSTL), Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, are welcoming proposals for presentation at the…
  • Jul 30

    SEMINAR: Pluralism, Religious Diversity and Methodology

    SEMINAR: Pluralism, Religious Diversity and Methodology
    In the filed of the Research Projects JPs (Jurisdiction and pluralisms), the University of Trieste organizes an international seminar on "Pluralism, Religious  Diversity and Methodology". The seminar will be held in Trieste (Italy) on…
Rank this Week: 485

Washington D.C. Employment Law…

Washington D.C. Employment Law Update

Covers labor and employment law developments in Washington, D.C. By Littler.

http://www.littler.com/blog/dc-employment-law-update
  • Jul 31

    New Executive Order Targets Contractor Labor Law Violation

    New Executive Order Targets Contractor Labor Law Violation
    Ilyse Wolens Schuman Linda M. Jackson Update: President Obama signed the Executive Order on July 31, 2014.  A more in-depth discussion of this new E.O. and its implications…
  • Jul 29

    NLRB General Counsel Takes Aim at Franchise

    NLRB General Counsel Takes Aim at Franchise
    Michael J. Lotito In a move that could have a dramatic impact on the franchise business model, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard Griffin has announced that his office intends to name a parent…
  • Jul 24

    Senate Committee Approves Bill Making ERISA Clarification

    Senate Committee Approves Bill Making ERISA Clarification
    Ilyse Wolens Schuman On July 23, 2014, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions unanimously approved S.read more
Rank this Week: 909

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    The New, Official Life Expectancy of the California Stem Cell Agency

    The New, Official Life Expectancy of the California Stem Cell Agency
    Randy Mills' calculations on cash for future CIRM fundingRandy Mills, the new president of the $3 billion California stem cell agency, rewrote some of the agency’s history last week and extended the life span of the now nearly…
  • Jul 29

    California Stem Cell Agency and the Revolving Door: A Need for More Safeguard

    California Stem Cell Agency and the Revolving Door: A Need for More Safeguard
    The revolving door and related conflict of interest issues remain open at the $3 billion California stem cell agency despite the pledge by its new president, Randy Mills, to refrain from taking a job with a recipient of the agency’s…
  • Jul 25

    Los Angeles Times: Flawed Investigation Magnifies California Stem Cell Scandal

    Los Angeles Times: Flawed Investigation Magnifies California Stem Cell Scandal
    The Los Angeles Times will have a column again this Sunday excoriating the $3 billion California stem cell agency, and it will involve the same set of players, the agency’s former president and a San Francisco area stem cell company.…
Rank this Week: 398

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 159

Internet Cases

Internet Cases

Legal developments involving the Internet and new technologies. By Evan Brown.

http://blog.internetcases.com
  • Jul 30

    One must conscientiously and systematically perform abstraction-filtration-comparison test in software copyright infringement matter

    One must conscientiously and systematically perform abstraction-filtration-comparison test in software copyright infringement matter
    In all copyright infringement cases, a plaintiff must prove, among other things, that the defendant copied elements of plaintiff’s work that are protected by copyright. This is key because not all copying is infringement – some of…
  • Jul 28

    What should we do when trademarks offend?

    What should we do when trademarks offend?
    Trademarks are symbols that convey meaning, and ostensibly that meaning is ontologically linked to the purveyor of the goods or services with which the trademark is connected. But those symbols can relate to different ontologies as well, be…
  • Jul 25

    Lawsuit against Yelp over how it marketed its review filters can move forward

    Lawsuit against Yelp over how it marketed its review filters can move forward
    Plaintiff restaurant owner sued Yelp under California unfair competition law, claiming that certain statements Yelp made about the filters it uses to ascertain the unreliability or bias of user reviews were misleading and untrue. For example,…
Rank this Week: 348

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    DISBARRED THE SERIES: GARTH DRABINSKY

    DISBARRED THE SERIES: GARTH DRABINSKY
    How far the mighty fall….Garth Drabinsky was an entertainment mogul in the world of theatre, whose productions including Phantom of the Opera, Showboat, Sunset Boulevard, and Kiss of the Spider Woman, garnered nineteen Tony awards for…
  • Jul 28

    Convicted Murderer Teaches Himself the Law, Obtains a New Trial and Acquittal

    Convicted Murderer Teaches Himself the Law, Obtains a New Trial and Acquittal
    Rodell Sanders is yet another victim of a corrupt criminal justice system in America. In 1993 he was a member of a gang called the Gangster Disciples in Chicago, Illinois. In December 1993 a carjacking took place resulting in a robbery and…
  • Jul 27

    Would You Hire a 101 Year-Old Lawyer?

    Would You Hire a 101 Year-Old Lawyer?
    Philadelphia lawyer, Murray Shusterman, loves the law and has no intention of retiring anytime soon, despite his pending 102nd birthday. A lawyer since 1936 he practices corporate and real estate law at blue-chip firm Fox Rothschild, a firm…
Rank this Week: 756

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 214

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
  • Jul 30

    JSMP criticises indictment in domestic violence case in Dili District Court (18 July 2014)

    JSMP criticises indictment in domestic violence case in Dili District Court (18 July 2014)
    ETLJB 31/07/2014 Indictment of the public prosecutor does not reflect the suffering of the victim - On 18 July 2014 the Dili District Court tried the defendant AA for allegedly committing domestic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 29

    Meeting of the Timor-Leste’s Development Partners July 2014

    Meeting of the Timor-Leste’s Development Partners July 2014
    ETLJB 30/07/2014 - Mon. 28 of July of 2014, 13:47h On July 25th and 26th, just after the CPLP’s Summit of Díli and the official visit of the Prime Minister of Portugal to Timor-Leste, the... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jul 29

    EWER Alert: Sexual Violence in Dili's Public Space

    EWER Alert: Sexual Violence in Dili's Public Space
    ETLJB 30/07/2014 From EWER: Incidents of Sexual Violence in Dili's Public Spaces - Incidents of sexual violence[1] (#_ftn1) continue to concern communities across Timor-Leste. Over the past year,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
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Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jul 30

    House Republicans Authorize Suit Against President Obama

    House Republicans Authorize Suit Against President Obama
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The House of Representatives voted along party lines this afternoon to authorize a federal lawsuit against President Obama for alleged constitutional overreach in implementation of the Affordable…
  • Jul 29

    Divided Fifth Circuit Upholds Preliminary Injunction Against Mississippi's Restrictive Abortion Law HB 1390

    Divided Fifth Circuit Upholds Preliminary Injunction Against Mississippi's Restrictive Abortion Law HB 1390
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law A panel of the Fifth Circuit in its opinion today in Jackson Women's Health Organization v. Currier upheld the district judge's injunction against the enforcement of a…
  • Jul 29

    In Memoriam: Cheryl Hanna

    In Memoriam: Cheryl Hanna
    Vermont Law School has reported the death of ConLawProf Cheryl Hanna. A memorial is scheduled for Friday. Her scholarship was devoted to issues of domestic violence, sexuality, and gender. Her essay, Gender As A Core Value in Teaching…
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The Estrin Report

The Estrin Report

Created for professional paralegals. By Chere Estrin.

http://estrinlegaled.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Jul 30

    You Might Be Stressed Out If.....

    You Might Be Stressed Out If.....
    You might be stressed out if.....You have seriously pondered entering the paralegal protection program in an effort to actually step away from that papyrus covered desk, as you flee the legal perimeter to play a fun little game called…
  • Jul 21

    Are calling yourself certified? Chances are you're mistaken.

    Are calling yourself certified? Chances are you're mistaken.
    Confusing the certified with certificate says you don’t know your career. How sad is that? You need to be able to represent yourself correctly. Saying you are certified when you received a certificate of completion or achievement after…
  • Jul 15

    What's a nice Greek like Nikki Karakostas doing in the paralegal field?

    What's a nice Greek like Nikki Karakostas doing in the paralegal field?
    "Who can truthfully say they absolutely love what they do? Be honest. While most people open with their “don’t like” list, getting Nikki to confess what she does not like was not going to happen. When pressed, she admitted…
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the (new) legal writer

the (new) legal writer

A collection of resources for lawyers, who write. By Raymond Ward.

http://raymondpward.typepad.com/newlegalwriter/
  • Jul 30

    Five grammar myths debunked ...

    Five grammar myths debunked ...
    ... by Ross Guberman. Bookmark Ross’s post so you’ll have it the next time a believer in these myths critiques your work.
  • Jul 21

    One reason to hyphenate phrasal adjectives ...

    One reason to hyphenate phrasal adjectives ...
    ... is that “defective drug attorneys” doesn’t mean the same thing as “defective-drug attorneys.”
  • Jul 15

    From soup to nuts: True and false range

    From soup to nuts: True and false range
    Over at Daily Writing Tips, Maeve Maddox has a helpful post on true and false ranges, usually phrased as “ranging from x to y.” She gives helpful examples of each and a simple test for avoiding use of false ranges.
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ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Jul 30

    BIS Announces Future Restrictions on Exports of Unspecified Items to Russia

    BIS Announces Future Restrictions on Exports of Unspecified Items to Russia
    As the sanctions pile up on Russia, the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced new sanctions yesterday. Of course, what exactly is covered by the sanctions isn’t quite clear, but as they say on birthdays and in…
  • Jul 29

    OFAC and the Passion Fruit of the Poisoned Tree

    OFAC and the Passion Fruit of the Poisoned Tree
    Processadoro Campofresco, Inc., a Puerto Rican fruit juice processor and packager, has agreed to pay to OFAC $27,000 in connection with its purchase of passion fruit juice and pulp from a Colombian company designated under OFAC’s…
  • Jul 29

    New Russia Sanction

    New Russia Sanction
    OFAC just announced the addition of the three banks to the Sectoral Sanctions Identifications List (“SSIL”). As with the banks previously added to the SSIL, U.S. companies and individuals are prohibited in dealing in loans longer…
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Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

Covers the impact of relationship laws on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Thai surrogacy is now dead in the water

    Thai surrogacy is now dead in the water
    A couple of days ago I wrote about how there was a crackdown in Thailand about surrogacy and gender selection. Yesterday there was a meeting between the various IVF clinics, the Thai Medical Council, lawyers and others. The outcome of the…
  • Jul 27

    Thai crackdown on surroacy and gender selection

    Thai crackdown on surroacy and gender selection
    Thailand has until now been one of the major places that Australians go for surrogacy. As Australians have not been able (except for medical reasons) to undertake gender selection at home, they have undertaken gender selection in Thailand,…
  • Jul 21

    Great quote about same sex marriage

    Great quote about same sex marriage
    I came across today this great quote from Judge McShane hearing the marriage equality case in Oregon. The words summarise the story: <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE …
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Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Jul 30

    Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International. The question in the case is whether, for purposes of obtaining a patent, claims to computer-implemented inventions…
  • Jul 29

    American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    | On June 25, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its opinion inAmerican Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo. This case involves the question of whether, under sections 101 and 106 of the Copyright Act, a company “publicly performs”…
  • Jul 28

    Harris v. Quinn - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Harris v. Quinn - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On June 30, 2014, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Harris v. Quinn. The central question in this case concerned whether a state can, consistent with the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution, compel in-home care…
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Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
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School Board News

School Board News

Covers No Child Left Behind, privitization, religion, school law, special education and more. By the National School Boards Association.

http://schoolboardnews.nsba.org/
  • Jul 30

    NSBA calls for caution on data collection of students with disabilitie

    NSBA calls for caution on data collection of students with disabilitie
    The U.S. Department of Education should exercise caution in collecting and analyzing data on students with disabilities based on their racial and ethnic backgrounds because of the unique circumstances of each students’ special needs,…
  • Jul 30

    The “unintended consequences” of federal school meal regulation

    The “unintended consequences” of federal school meal regulation
    Check out the National School Boards Association’s Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel reflection on the real impact and the challenges that public schools still face on implementing federal school meal regulations in a commentary…
  • Jul 29

    Resources help school districts address undocumented children

    Resources help school districts address undocumented children
    School districts may feel significant impacts in the coming year resulting from the influx of Central American children to our country and schools. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) and its Council of School Attorneys (COSA) along…
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Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
Rank this Week: 65

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
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Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    CNN Discusses the Startup Visa

    CNN Discusses the Startup Visa
    Today, CNNMoney reported on one of our favorite subjects, the Startup Visa. Reporter Sara O”Brian discusses specific examples of talented people moving to Canada to launch their startups since they were unable to do so in the US due to…
  • Jul 21

    I-130 Backlog Ensue

    I-130 Backlog Ensue
    The I-130 backlog that started about 6-9 months ago is still causing families to remain separated.  At the American Immigration Lawyers Association annual conference in June, USCIS said that they are aware of the problem and are working…
  • Jul 17

    Microsoft To Cut 18,000 Jobs: Immigration Status When Laid-Off

    Microsoft To Cut 18,000 Jobs: Immigration Status When Laid-Off
    On Thursday July 17, 2014, Microsoft made an announcement that 18,000 will be slashed- most by December 2014 and all by June 2015.  While this is a blow to the economy which will see about 1300 job cuts in Washington State. To the 18,000…
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Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Standard for Non-FAPE Case

    Standard for Non-FAPE Case
    English: The Supreme Court of the United States. Washington, D.C.  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)This post was inspired by a discussion during a presentation by Professor Mark Weber at the recent conference at Seattle University at the…
  • Jul 28

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    Procedural violations of IDEA are only actionable if they adversely impact the child's education or significantly impair the parents' participation rights. Which procedural violations are most likely to result in an adverse finding against a…
  • Jul 24

    ADA Is 24 Years Old

    ADA Is 24 Years Old
    This is the internationally recognized symbol for accessibility (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law twenty-four years ago this Saturday. If you are interested in suggestions on how to celebrate,…
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The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Jul 30

    [Eugene Volokh] U.S. Commission on Civil Rights member, on university speech code

    [Eugene Volokh] U.S. Commission on Civil Rights member, on university speech code
    I testified last week at a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing on sexual harassment law in education, and I found these comments from Commissioner Michael Yaki — a former senior adviser to Rep. Nancy Pelosi, and a former member of…
  • Jul 30

    [Dale Carpenter] Same-sex marriage and animu

    [Dale Carpenter] Same-sex marriage and animu
    In yesterday’s New York Times, Adam Liptak considered the possibility that Justice Kennedy might not be persuaded that state laws limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples reflect unconstitutional animus against same-sex couples.…
  • Jul 30

    [Jonathan H. Adler] En banc D.C. Circuit upholds USDA country-of-origin labeling rule

    [Jonathan H. Adler] En banc D.C. Circuit upholds USDA country-of-origin labeling rule
    Yesterday, in American Meat Institute v. USDA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, sitting en banc, upheld the constitutionality of USDA regulations mandating detailed country-of-origin labeling for meat products.…
Rank this Week: 9

DRI Today

DRI Today

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

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
  • Jul 30

    Ascertainability Is Gaining Traction in the Ninth Circuit as a Requirement for Class Certification

    Ascertainability Is Gaining Traction in the Ninth Circuit as a Requirement for Class Certification
    Defendants often raise ascertainability when opposing class certification in food, beverage, and personal care products labeling litigation.  District courts in the Ninth Circuit, however, sometimes reach different conclusions regarding…
  • Jul 25

    Another Victory for Plain Text (and I Don’t Mean Font Style)

    Another Victory for Plain Text (and I Don’t Mean Font Style)
    Earlier this week, the Seventh Circuit rejected an attempt by the U.S. Department of Justice to rewrite a federal statute to suit the Executive Branch’s convenience.  In Bormes v. United States, No. 13-1602 (7th Cir. July 22,…
  • Jul 24

    Second Circuit Affirms Attorney’s Fees Award to Prevailing Defendant

    Second Circuit Affirms Attorney’s Fees Award to Prevailing Defendant
    An attorney's fees award to prevailing defendants under 42 U.S.C. 1988 is relatively uncommon, at least more uncommon than fee awards to prevailing plaintiffs.  But this week in Carter v. Inc. Village of Ocean Beach, the Second Circuit…
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Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 436

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 406