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Virginia Disability Law Blog

Virginia Disability Law Blog

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

http://sheriabrams.com/blog
Rank this Week: 471

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    Iowa Car and Truck Accident Lawyer Winter Accident

    Iowa Car and Truck Accident Lawyer Winter Accident
    Jefferson County - Pedestrian Accident in Burlington, Iowa – February 1, 2017 - Thomas Calhoun, 71 struck by a Ford Fusion with a 28 year-old driver.UNIT 1 WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON BURLINGTON AVE AT N 9TH ST-A PEDESTRIAN WAS CROSSING…
  • Feb 15

    Fraudulent Care Provider Told Patients they had Alzheimer'

    Fraudulent Care Provider Told Patients they had Alzheimer'
    Dozens of patients were treated by Sherry-Ann Jenkins, owner of the Toledo Clinic Cognitive Center in Ohio, between 2015 and 2016.  These patients received treatment from Ms. Jenkins and she diagnosed them all with Alzheimer's, leading…
  • Feb 14

    Three Arrested after High Speed Chase in Des Moine

    Three Arrested after High Speed Chase in Des Moine
    Police began pursuing a vehicle in Des Moines on December 31, 2016 when they tried to pull the car over for a traffic stop and the vehicle took off at a high speed.  Officers stated the chase lasted about one minute until the suspect's…
Rank this Week: 769

techblawg

techblawg

Focuses primarily on issues involving the intersection of law, technology and finance. By David Ma.

http://david-ma.ca/
  • Feb 16

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    internet backbone provider cogent cuts off the pirate bay and other pirate sites. first step on the slippery slope? https://t.co/a6ANe6HKBS 2017-02-13 interesting (but long) piece on the most successful ticket scalper in the us and the ticket…
  • Feb 9

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    an interesting peek at the poker ai that bested humans. https://t.co/HJPK8SNjdE 2017-02-03 why ups trucks don't turn left. quite interesting. https://t.co/tqswHI0CzD 2017-02-08 goldman has replaced 600 traders with 200 engineers since 2000…
  • Feb 2

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    i never fail to be impressed by boston dynamics – their latest creation – a wheeled robot. https://t.co/T6vzLgQ43o 2017-02-01 interesting piece on the sometimes imperfect world of science and one fellow who's funding attempts to…
Rank this Week: 576

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    The Consequences of TrumpMedical 2016–25: Price Increases, Aging Push Sector To 20 Percent Of Economy

    The Consequences of TrumpMedical 2016–25: Price Increases, Aging Push Sector To 20 Percent Of Economy
    Workers' Compensation medical expenses mirror some of the national health care projections. An aging workforce and the increased longevity of the population impacts overall all costs. Furthermore as the Affordable Healthcare Act's repeal has…
  • Feb 16

    Professional Liability Policy Rescinded For Failure to Provide Notice

    Professional Liability Policy Rescinded For Failure to Provide Notice
    A US District Court ruled that a professional liability insurance company was permitted to rescind an attorney's policy for lack of notice. The attorney was instructed to appeal a workers' compensation claim and failed to do so on a timely…
  • Feb 15

    Accelerated Justice Is Problematic on Appeal

    Accelerated Justice Is Problematic on Appeal
    Workers' Compensation matters were intended by the legislature to be summary and remedial actions. Accelerated justice does have its consequences on appeal, and should be implemented prudently.In an effort to move case dockets at a quicker…
Rank this Week: 329

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
  • Feb 16

    Fifth Circuit Issues Contentious Dissent Over Designation of Louisiana Land

    Fifth Circuit Issues Contentious Dissent Over Designation of Louisiana Land
    On June 13, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in a 2-1 decision, held that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) had properly included approximately 1,500 acres in Louisiana as designated critical habitat for the…
  • Feb 9

    Endangered Species Act Case Roundup

    Endangered Species Act Case Roundup
    Two noteworthy cases have recently been issued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.  The two cases address: (1) the interplay between the Federal Insecticide,…
  • Feb 1

    President Trump Announces Supreme Court Nominee

    President Trump Announces Supreme Court Nominee
    On January 31, 2017, President Trump announced Judge Neil M. Gorsuch as his nominee to fill the ninth seat of the United States Supreme Court, left vacant since Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing in February 2016.  Judge Gorsuch…
Rank this Week: 738

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Feb 16

    HR 985: A Sneak Attack On Veterans, Consumers, and Patient

    HR 985: A Sneak Attack On Veterans, Consumers, and Patient
    Without even holding a hearing, the House Judiciary Committee just passed a new bill (H.R. 985) that would make it far harder to sue large corporations when they cheat or hurt people. The vote was on party lines, with all Republicans voting…
  • Feb 8

    Rethinking Article III Standing Requirement

    Rethinking Article III Standing Requirement
    More than 2.6 million people tuned in to hear the Ninth Circuit’s oral argument in State of Washington, et al., vs. Donald Trump, President of the United States, et al, one of the cases challenging the Muslim refugee ban. It was a…
  • Jan 12

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud
    LBJ gave up his radio stations. Jimmy Carter gave up his peanut farm. Untangling Donald Trump from his web of companies and interests is a bit more complicated.   Yesterday, a team of lawyers at Morgan Lewis released a “white…
Rank this Week: 288

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Morgan Stanley Smith Barney to Pay $8M Penalty

    Morgan Stanley Smith Barney to Pay $8M Penalty
    Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has agreed to pay an $8 million penalty and admit wrongdoing to settle SEC charges that the firm made unsuitable recommendations about single inverse exchange traded fund (“ ETF”)  investments to…
  • Feb 13

    Variable Annuity Rider

    Variable Annuity Rider
    One of the most common investments sold by financial advisors to investors is the Variable Annuity (VA). These products are often sold because they pay among the highest commissions to the advisor. In recent years, we have seen many cases…
  • Feb 6

    Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor Barry Connell Arrested for Stealing more than $5 million from Client Account

    Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor Barry Connell Arrested for Stealing more than $5 million from Client Account
    On January 3, 2017, Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation…
Rank this Week: 537

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Feb 16

    HuffPo Repost: Congress Intends to Destroy Your Rights and Hopes You Won’t Notice

    HuffPo Repost: Congress Intends to Destroy Your Rights and Hopes You Won’t Notice
    If you’re wondering why Republicans in Congress seem disturbingly complacent about the unhinged President and the exploding Watergate-level (or worse) constitutional crises starting to brew, check out the February 15 Full Frontal show…
  • Feb 9

    Surprise! It’s PopTort PopQuiz Time

    Surprise! It’s PopTort PopQuiz Time
    Hey kids. I know some of you east coaster’s probably have a snow day today – we sure do. But that’s no reason to delay our surprise medical malpractice Pop Quiz (courtesy of the Center for Justice & Democracy’s…
  • Feb 1

    HuffPo Repost: Congress to Judges - We’re the Boss of You Now

    HuffPo Repost: Congress to Judges - We’re the Boss of You Now
    Politicians now controlling our executive and legislative branches of government are finally paying attention to that other, pesky third branch – although it may be less about “paying attention” than showing utter disrespect…
Rank this Week: 916

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Feb 16

    Tesla and Adidas Tangle Over 3 Stripe Design

    Tesla and Adidas Tangle Over 3 Stripe Design
    IPNews® - Tesla’s logo for its upcoming Model 3 vehicle received a rebrand near the time that Adidas filed a notice of opposition, with some speculating Adidas’ actions caused the change in design. Adidas opposed the trademark…
  • Feb 8

    Former NFL Player Sues Under Armour For Trademark Infringement

    Former NFL Player Sues Under Armour For Trademark Infringement
    IPNews® -  Former NFL player Shawne Merriman’s company has filed a lawsuit against Under Armour claiming trademark infringement.   Under Armour recently launched a new “Curry 3 Lights Out” footwear line with…
  • Feb 2

    Trump Files Trademark for "Keep America Great" Re-election Slogan

    Trump Files Trademark for "Keep America Great" Re-election Slogan
    IPNews® - Donald Trump has already selected his re-election campaign slogan.  Just before being sworn in as president, Trump revealed in an interview that his re-election slogan will be “Keep America Great”.…
Rank this Week: 915

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/
  • Feb 16

    Defying Basic Medical Know-how, Stem Cell Treatments and Fake New

    Defying Basic Medical Know-how, Stem Cell Treatments and Fake New
    A racing car driver, a celebrity TV surgeon and allegations of stem cell "fake news" surfaced this week on California stem cell blogs.It was a matter of Dr. Oz, A.J. Foyt and a company called Cell Surgical Network Corp. of Rancho Mirage, Ca.,…
  • Feb 14

    California to Hand Out $32 Million for Stem Cell Research Next Week

    California to Hand Out $32 Million for Stem Cell Research Next Week
    The California stem cell agency next week is expected to award as much as $32 million for late stage research and clinical trials involving therapies for arthritis of the knee, type 1 diabetes, an immunodeficiency affliction and…
  • Feb 12

    Cost of a Stem Cell Therapy? An Estimated $900,000

    Cost of a Stem Cell Therapy? An Estimated $900,000
    What is the likely cost of a freshly minted stem cell therapy? Close to $900,000. That's at least by one current estimate.In the United States, such calculations are rare. Researchers and biotech executives shy away from discussing in public…
Rank this Week: 408

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
  • Feb 16

    MHS $5.5M HIPAA Settlement Reminds Health Plans To Implement & Audit HIPAA Compliance

    MHS $5.5M HIPAA Settlement Reminds Health Plans To Implement & Audit HIPAA Compliance
    A $5.5 million settlement payment that Memorial Healthcare Systems (MHS) just paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996…
  • Feb 6

    Children’s Pays $3.2M+ For Recurrently

    Children’s Pays $3.2M+ For Recurrently
    Children’s Pays $3.2M+ For Recurrently Delaying HIPAA Compliance Shttp://ow.ly/EPIW308Jofp http://ow.ly/i/rxJC5Filed under: Uncategorized
  • Feb 2

    $3.2 Children’s HIPAA CMP Teaches Key L

    $3.2 Children’s HIPAA CMP Teaches Key L
    $3.2 Children’s HIPAA CMP Teaches Key Lessons http://ow.ly/kDQT308DiVv http://ow.ly/i/rrtaJFiled under: Uncategorized
Rank this Week: 308

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Toro loses at CAFC to MetalCraft (Scag)

    Toro loses at CAFC to MetalCraft (Scag)
    In MetalCraft, Judge Moore wrote an opinion denying the appeal of Toroconcerning a preliminary injunction:The United States District Court for the EasternDistrict of Wisconsin granted Metalcraft of Mayville,Inc.’s [Scag's] motion for a…
  • Feb 15

    CAFC trims sails of "Red Wing" in Xilinx v. Papst

    CAFC trims sails of "Red Wing" in Xilinx v. Papst
    The CAFC observed:We disagree with Papst that this case is controlled byRed Wing and its holding that certain types of contacts,by themselves, are not sufficient to establish the reasonablenessof jurisdiction. As we have discussed in…
  • Feb 14

    CAFC affirms PTAB in MPHJ v. Ricoh

    CAFC affirms PTAB in MPHJ v. Ricoh
    Judge Newman wrote in MPHJ TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENTS v. RICOH :MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC appeals the decisionof the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board” or“PTAB”), on Inter Partes Review, that claims 1–8…
Rank this Week: 44

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

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

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 785

Internet Cases

Internet Cases

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

http://blog.internetcases.com
  • Feb 16

    Florida court rules that online seller’s terms and conditions were not enforceable

    Florida court rules that online seller’s terms and conditions were not enforceable
    Beware the browsewrap. A Florida state appellate court recently held that an online seller’s terms and conditions, appearing in a “browsewrap” agreement linked-to from the bottom of its web pages, were not enforceable.…
  • Nov 28

    Quora gets Section 230 victory in the Tenth Circuit

    Quora gets Section 230 victory in the Tenth Circuit
    Pro se plaintiff Silver filed suit in federal court in New Mexico against the online question-and-answer website Quora, alleging that statements made by two different individuals concerning his professional services were defamatory. Quora…
  • Sep 15

    Website operator faces copyright liability over use of allegedly infringing third party add-on

    Website operator faces copyright liability over use of allegedly infringing third party add-on
    The recent case of Live Face on Web, LLC v. Biblio Holdings LLC illustrates some important risks of which any purchaser of third-party technology services or deliverables should be aware. The defendant in this case faces potential…
Rank this Week: 367

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    When the Teachers Say the Test Is Too Hard

    When the Teachers Say the Test Is Too Hard
    Deans of 20 California law schools say the California bar exam is too strict. They want to lower the score needed to pass the test. It is odd when the teachers complain the test is too hard. Such complaints should...
  • Feb 16

    No, Justice Thomas Is Not Going to Be Disqualified in the Travel Ban Case

    No, Justice Thomas Is Not Going to Be Disqualified in the Travel Ban Case
    [cross-posted from The Faculty Lounge] This article on The Daily Beast argues that Thomas may be recused because of some emails sent by his wife, but it is wrong. It seems that Virginia Thomas has written some emails to a...
  • Feb 12

    Wendel & Luban on philosophical legal ethic

    Wendel & Luban on philosophical legal ethic
    Two of my favorite legal ethics scholars -- Brad Wendel and David Luban -- have joined forces to write an accessible history of philosophical legal ethics. Breaking down the relatively short (40-year) span of serious theoretical work in the…
Rank this Week: 41

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: 300

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

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

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 730

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    ‘Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean’

    ‘Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean’
    Source: The Manila Times (16 February 2017)http://www.manilatimes.net/reviving-death-penalty-ph-setback-asean/312522/THE revival of capital punishment will be an embarrassment for the Philippines and a setback for the rest of Southeast Asia,…
  • Feb 7

    Indonesia reaffirms use of death penalty despite criticism

    Indonesia reaffirms use of death penalty despite criticism
    Source: Jakarta Post (1 February 2017)http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/02/01/indonesia-reaffirms-use-of-death-penalty-despite-criticism.htmlAttorney General M. Prasetyo said on Wednesday that Indonesia would continue to impose the…
  • Feb 3

    Pakistan: Senate Committee on Human Rights to Debate Misuse of Blasphemy Law

    Pakistan: Senate Committee on Human Rights to Debate Misuse of Blasphemy Law
    Source: The Wire (13 January 2017)https://thewire.in/99465/pakistan-senate-committee-human-rights-debate-misuse-blasphemy-laws/Islamabad: A Pakistani senate committee is set to debate how to prevent the country’s blasphemy laws being…
Rank this Week: 943

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Feb 16

    Jury Nullification in NH

    Jury Nullification in NH
    New Hampshire has drawn one step closer to creating a new law requiring courts to inform "the jury of its right to judge the facts and the application of the law in relation to the facts in controversy.” This week...
  • Feb 15

    Civil Trials: A Film Illusion?

    Civil Trials: A Film Illusion?
    Taunya Lovell Banks Civil Trials: A Film Illusion? Abstract The right to trial in civil cases is enshrined in the United States Constitution* and most state constitutions. Most people, laypersons and legal professionals alike, consider trials…
  • Feb 9

    Tainting the Jury Pool

    Tainting the Jury Pool
    Law360, Dallas (February 9, 2017, 3:19 PM EST) -- Prosecutors in the felony securities fraud case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday accused him of orchestrating a two-year crusade to taint the jury pool in his home…
Rank this Week: 567

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
Rank this Week: 618

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Feb 16

    Check Out the Updated Form I-9 Handbook

    Check Out the Updated Form I-9 Handbook
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its guidance manual, Handbook for Employers, Guidance for Completing the Form I-9 (M-274). This useful manual provides employers with detailed instructions on completing the…
  • Feb 14

    Free 30-Minute Webinar for Small Businesse

    Free 30-Minute Webinar for Small Businesse
    Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know. Just ask the businesses who thought they were following the law until faced with…
  • Feb 14

    Love is in the Air: Workplace Romance on the Rise

    Love is in the Air: Workplace Romance on the Rise
    According to CareerBuilder’s annual Valentine’s Day survey, the number of workers reporting an office romance is at a 10-year high. Forty-one percent of workers have dated a co-worker, up from 37 percent last year and the highest…
Rank this Week: 552

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
Rank this Week: 713

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

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

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Divided Infringement – Expanding Patent Infringement Liability

    Divided Infringement – Expanding Patent Infringement Liability
    By Audrey Millemann In 2015, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals cast the net of patent infringement liability even more broadly, to cover direct infringement by “divided” (or “joint”) infringement.  Akamai…
  • Feb 9

    Northern District of California Revises Local Patent Rule

    Northern District of California Revises Local Patent Rule
    On January 17, 2017, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued revisions to its Local Patent Rules requiring early disclosure of damages-related discovery and contentions. The revised rules are effective…
  • Feb 2

    McGregor Files for Trademark for “Conor McGregor” and “The Notorious”

    McGregor Files for Trademark for “Conor McGregor” and “The Notorious”
    Whether you like him or not, Conor McGregor’s business savvy cannot be disputed. The UFC superstar, in just over year, has become a household name known to people who may not even watch the sport. His quick rise to superstardom is no…
Rank this Week: 822

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 745

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: 345

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

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

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Feb 16

    Legal research evolves, ROSS artificial intelligence edges ahead in some area

    Legal research evolves, ROSS artificial intelligence edges ahead in some area
    Not feeling robot-friendly yet? Maybe some data will bring you around. Bob Ambrogi is an experienced and talented journalist who covers the legal profession. And all of that means he has the essential element of skepticism. So when he covers…
  • Feb 8

    Impact of dementia on lawyers, judges the focus of free @AZStateBar @azcle 2/15 program

    Impact of dementia on lawyers, judges the focus of free @AZStateBar @azcle 2/15 program
    Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. That stunning fact—and its impact on our personal and professional lives—drove the creation of a special State Bar of Arizona program on dementia…
  • Feb 7

    Moot-court judges sought by @ASUCollegeofLaw for trial competition

    Moot-court judges sought by @ASUCollegeofLaw for trial competition
    Today I share an opportunity to participate in moot court—as a judge. The ASU Moot Court Executive Board seeks volunteer judges for its competition on February 17 and 18. Here is the news from Tyler Carlton, the Chair of the Hosted…
Rank this Week: 958

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
  • Feb 16

    Patent Arcade is Hiring! Research Intern Wanted.

    Patent Arcade is Hiring! Research Intern Wanted.
    It's that time of year again.  PatentArcade.com (as part of Banner & Witcoff) is looking for a summer Research Intern.  Full or part-time.Hiring criteria are simple.  Qualified candidates:Must be enrolled in an accredited…
  • Feb 15

    Computer Science Majors WANTED!

    Computer Science Majors WANTED!
    I've been preaching this for years.  We need people to go into computer science and electrical engineering.  Here's more proof.Calling all computer science majors: jobs are waiting for…
  • Feb 13

    Teen Video Game Design Opportunity

    Teen Video Game Design Opportunity
    From the Smithsonian Institution:From: SI Email AnnouncementsSent: Monday, February 13, 2017 11:01 AMSubject: Calling All Teens!Calling all teens who are museum-lovers, performers, gamers, designers and adventurers! The…
Rank this Week: 457

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 16

    West Virginia Supreme Court Holds Juveniles Not Required To Register As Sex Offender

    West Virginia Supreme Court Holds Juveniles Not Required To Register As Sex Offender
    In most states, including West Virginia, when an individual commits a serious sexual offense, he or she may be required to register as a sex offender after a criminal sentence is completed. Due to the high rates of recidivism among sexual…
  • Feb 10

    Fourth Circuit Holds Carjacking Is a Crime of Violence

    Fourth Circuit Holds Carjacking Is a Crime of Violence
    Under the federal sentencing guidelines, certain crimes are subject to mandatory periods of imprisonment. Under Section 924(c), whenever a defendant commits a crime of violence that involves the use of a firearm, the defendant must, at the…
  • Jan 19

    Fourth Circuit Considers What Constitutes “Appropriate Guidelines Range” in Plea Deal

    Fourth Circuit Considers What Constitutes “Appropriate Guidelines Range” in Plea Deal
    For many criminal defendants, the risks of a potential criminal trial far outweigh the possibility of a guilty verdict. This makes the option of taking a guilty plea an appealing way to minimize the risk of a lengthy jury sentence and create…
Rank this Week: 773

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Feb 16

    Three Concerns the Senate Committee Should Raise with David Friedman

    Three Concerns the Senate Committee Should Raise with David Friedman
    Ambassadors are on the front lines of diplomacy, where they can head off conflict or be the cause of the next war.  They must not have any conflicts-of-interest or appearance of conflict and definitely not be involved in unlawful…
  • Jan 27

    Ethiopia: Zone 9

    Ethiopia: Zone 9
    At the end of 2016 Amnesty International published a report titled Ethiopia Offline: Evidence of Social Media Blocking and Internet Censorship in Ethiopia. This report documented how social media and networks in Addis Ababa and the Oromia…
  • Jan 26

    Trump’s Global Gag Rule a blow for women’s rights and lives.

    Trump’s Global Gag Rule a blow for women’s rights and lives.
    A mere two days after millions of people marched around the word with and in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, President Donald J. Trump announced the “Global Gag Rule,” a major blow to women’s rights…
Rank this Week: 116

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

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

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    SEC News - Stolen Funds, Ponzi Scheme, Overbilling Client

    SEC News - Stolen Funds, Ponzi Scheme, Overbilling Client
    Financial Adviser Charged With Stealing From Client AccountsAn investment adviser representative has been charged with stealing approximately $5 million from client accounts by initiating unauthorized wire transfers and issuing checks to…
  • Feb 1

    SEC News - Impeding Whistleblowers, Accounting Failures, Misuse of EB-5 Investment

    SEC News - Impeding Whistleblowers, Accounting Failures, Misuse of EB-5 Investment
    Financial Company Charged With Improper Accounting and Impeding WhistleblowersSeattle-based financial services company HomeStreet Inc. has agreed to pay a $500,000 penalty to settle charges that it conducted improper hedge accounting and…
  • Jan 31

    SEC News - Internalization, Miscalculations, and FCPA Violation

    SEC News - Internalization, Miscalculations, and FCPA Violation
    Citadel Securities Paying $22 Million for Misleading Clients About Pricing TradesThe SEC’s order finds that Citadel Execution Services suggested to its broker-dealer clients that upon receiving retail orders they forwarded from their…
Rank this Week: 499

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Compensation: Is it Becoming Employers’ Greatest Vulnerability?

    Compensation: Is it Becoming Employers’ Greatest Vulnerability?
    A few weeks ago, a jury in New Jersey federal court found that Lockheed Martin discriminated against a former employee. The employee claimed that Lockheed violated federal and state laws by discriminating against him on the basis of age,…
  • Jan 20

    The Trump Card: What’s In Store for the Workplace in 2017 and Beyond?

    The Trump Card: What’s In Store for the Workplace in 2017 and Beyond?
    On November 3, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board issued a Decision and Order in Trump Ruffin Commercial, LLC, finding that the Trump International Hotel, Las Vegas unlawfully refused to bargain with UNITE HERE International Union after…
  • Jan 20

    Remember to Switch to New Version of I-9

    Remember to Switch to New Version of I-9
    Just over thirty years ago, Congress passed the Immigration Reform and Control Act (“the Act”). It requires that employers verify the identity and work authorization of the people they hire. It also mandates that such verification…
Rank this Week: 791

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Feb 16

    Howard Zaharoff Highlights 2016 Copyright Legislative and Regulatory Development

    Howard Zaharoff Highlights 2016 Copyright Legislative and Regulatory Development
    While many are reflecting on the key copyright cases of 2016, Howard Zaharoff states the necessity of noting the important copyright legislative and regulatory developments that also took place. In his most recent article, Howard…
  • Feb 14

    MBBP’s 2016 M&A Year in Review

    MBBP’s 2016 M&A Year in Review
    The MBBP M&A team has extensive experience guiding clients through the complexities of M&A transactions in diverse markets. Over the last decade, we have represented hundreds of publicly-traded and privately-held companies in…
  • Feb 10

    MBBP’s Shannon Zollo and Josh French Discuss Quickly Enacting Trump Administration Policies in BBJ Article

    MBBP’s Shannon Zollo and Josh French Discuss Quickly Enacting Trump Administration Policies in BBJ Article
        In an article in the Boston Business Journal, Corporate partner Shannon Zollo and corporate senior attorney Josh French discuss the importance for the Trump administration to act quickly in enacting new policies that were…
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Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
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The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wale

    Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wale
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Speeding is the most common type of driving offence, with around one in seven motorists being caught driving over the speed limit every year. Some drivers are repeat…
  • Nov 16

    CerealOffers.com - A great site about breakfast cereals and their gifts over the year

    CerealOffers.com - A great site about breakfast cereals and their gifts over the year
    Heads-up for a great site about breakfast cereals and their various gifts over the years. It's at www.cerealoffers.com and is packed full of wonderful information and pictures of the boxes and the gifts which could be found inside.…
  • Oct 19

    Have You Been Hurt on the Job? A Post-Injury Checklist

    Have You Been Hurt on the Job? A Post-Injury Checklist
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Getting injured at a site of employment is a terrible thing to experience. Not only is the pain and embarrassment often difficult to bear, there are many legal…
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Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • Feb 16

    CTE Found in Brains of Retired Soccer Player

    CTE Found in Brains of Retired Soccer Player
    Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) has been found for the first time in the brains of retired soccer players in a new study published in the Feb 14th edition of the journal Acta Neuropathologica. Researchers examined the brains of six…
  • Feb 14

    Be careful driving following a concussion

    Be careful driving following a concussion
    Driving may be dangerous following a concussion, even after an individual’s symptoms improve or they think they have recovered, researchers report in an article published on line in the Journal of Neurotrauma. "Despite being…
  • Feb 14

    March 2017 Brain Injury Conference

    March 2017 Brain Injury Conference
    Here is a list of brain injury conferences scheduled for March, 2017: Pacific Northwest Brain Injury Conference 3/9-11 Portland, OR 800-544-5243 Scripps Brain Injury Conference 3/10-11 San Diego, CA 858-652-5400 BIA of Virginia Annual…
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One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
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Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Feb 15

    Now, about those other dams...

    Now, about those other dams...
    For several recent days, the eyes of the nation were on the Oroville Dam in Northern California. A rainstorm atop heavy snowpack threatened to overfill Lake Oroville, and the outflows began to erode the dam’s primary spillway. Dam managers…
  • Feb 8

    "2-for-1" Marketing Ploy is Bad Policy

    "2-for-1" Marketing Ploy is Bad Policy
    By: Lesley McAllister I’ve been thinking about the ridiculous Executive Order, signed last week, calling for two regulations to be “identified for elimination” for every new one proposed. Trump's so-called "2-for-1" EO. Amidst…
  • Feb 6

    Lesley McAllister, David Takacs, and some Moments to Celebrate

    Lesley McAllister, David Takacs, and some Moments to Celebrate
    For the most part, the past few weeks have not been uplifting. But I’ve been to a few inspiring events, both involving my fellow professors. The first was a festschrift for Lesley McAllister, a law professor at UC Davis and...
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DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

Covers legal technology, technology law and other musings. By Dennis Kennedy.

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Happy 14th Blawgiversary to DennisKennedy.Blog

    Happy 14th Blawgiversary to DennisKennedy.Blog
    It was 14 years ago today that I brought DennisKennedy.Blog into play. Back in February 2003, I launched this blog as an early birthday present to myself. Much has happened over those 14 years. It’s sobering to have a blog that’s…
  • Jan 23

    Lawyers Get Ready, There’s a Blockchain Coming

    Lawyers Get Ready, There’s a Blockchain Coming
    Blockchain technology is a topic that interests me greatly. It also is a favorite topic of my occasional co-author, Gwynne Monahan (often better known as @econwriter5 on Twitter). We have talked off and on for a while about collaborating on…
  • Jan 5

    52 Books in 52 Weeks – 2017

    52 Books in 52 Weeks – 2017
    For quite a few years, I’ve enjoyed reading the posts of several bloggers who are trying to read 52 books in 52 weeks. I’ve also wanted to find a good way for me to keep track of the books I’ve read. And it gives me a good…
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Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Dangerous Truck Driving Contributor

    Dangerous Truck Driving Contributor
    Whether you’re driving to work, taking the kids to school, or running a few errands; chances are you’re commuting on a busy highway to reach your destination. Motorists put themselves behind the wheel each day and must watch out…
  • Jan 11

    Do You Have a Case?

    Do You Have a Case?
    Picture yourself walking into work one morning just like any other start to your day. As you enter the premises of the building you slip and fall in a wet puddle and hit your head on the hard ground, resulting in a brain injury and other…
  • Dec 27

    Jessica Wilson is the 2015-2016 Law Offices of David Michael Cantor Scholarship winner!

    Jessica Wilson is the 2015-2016 Law Offices of David Michael Cantor Scholarship winner!
    The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor 2015-2016 scholarship contest ended on November 30, 2016. The essays subject title was “The necessity and value of the presumption of innocence and reasonable doubt in the criminal justice…
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Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Test Your Fire Alarms to Prevent Burn Injuries and Fire Injurie

    Test Your Fire Alarms to Prevent Burn Injuries and Fire Injurie
    Smoke detectors in your home are your front-line defense in the event of a fire. They can alert you in time so you can get out safely—before you suffer burns or serious injury. Yet, millions of homes across the country do not have…
  • Feb 9

    Children’s Safety Tips for Birthday Partie

    Children’s Safety Tips for Birthday Partie
    Birthday parties are a major rite of passage for children of all ages. They are usually lots of fun and can create a lifetime of memories. However, you will also want to consider personal safety when throwing a birthday party or when allowing…
  • Feb 7

    Dating Safety Tip

    Dating Safety Tip
    At this time of year, many people are focusing on romance and dating. There lots of ways to meet new people to date, and one of the most common ones involves online dating and blind dates. If you’re meeting someone new for the first…
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Kluwer Copyright Blog

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Covers European copyright law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwercopyrightblog.com/
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The JAG Hunter

The JAG Hunter

Covers legal deveopments involving the military and military personnel.

http://thejaghunter.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 15

    POST & EMAIL PLEDGE DRIVE! PLEASE DONATE!

    POST & EMAIL PLEDGE DRIVE! PLEASE DONATE!
    A Free Press for a New Generation We are a Free Press for a New Generation, of the people, by the people, and for the people. But we need your help. Pledge Any Amount Pledge ANY Amount Today To The Post & Email SUBSCRIBE TO FREE EMAIL…
  • Feb 8

    LARRY WALLACE IS THE INCUMBENT McMINN COUNTY TENNESSEE GRAND JURY FOREMAN NOW RUNNING INTO HIS THIRD YEAR!!

    LARRY WALLACE IS THE INCUMBENT McMINN COUNTY TENNESSEE GRAND JURY FOREMAN NOW RUNNING INTO HIS THIRD YEAR!!
    A SENIOR BANKING OFFICIAL EMPLOYED BY OR DEEPLY CONNECTED WITH THE ATHENS FEDERAL COMMUNITY BANK ORGANIZATION HAS BEEN “HAND PICKED” INTO THE FOREMANSHIP OF THE McMINN COUNTY TENNESSEE GRAND JURY SINCE 2011! McMinn County…
  • Feb 8

    USS COLE (CG-67) currently patrolling waters off Yemen’s coast!!

    USS COLE (CG-67) currently patrolling waters off Yemen’s coast!!
    USS COLE – A PROUD HISTORY It’s taken nearly SEVENTEEN yrs for USS Cole case to get day in court. Jihad-coddling Obama DOJ dragged its feet.https://t.co/L4qSoE0RVp https://t.co/fRX9ixhkbn — Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin)…
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Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

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

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    ICE Immigration Raids: A Primer

    ICE Immigration Raids: A Primer
    TRAC, the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse data gathering and research organization from Syracuse University, provides comprehensive, independent and nonpartisan information about federal enforcement, staffing and spending. They…
  • Feb 13

    New Law Librarian of Congre

    New Law Librarian of Congre
    The Library of Congress has announced that Jane Sánchez has been named the Law Librarian of Congress. Sánchez earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of New Mexico, an MLS from Simmons College in Boston,…
  • Feb 12

    Visual Personality Quiz by Getty Image

    Visual Personality Quiz by Getty Image
    Getty Images has a Visual Personality Quiz online that can help you "discover your visual personality." The quiz uses a unique format in which you answer questions by selecting images rather than text. The colors and images people are drawn…
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inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Feb 15

    Hawaii Supreme Court Oral Arguments: When Is Election Law Admin Appeal "Brought?"

    Hawaii Supreme Court Oral Arguments: When Is Election Law Admin Appeal "Brought?"
    Here's the recording of Hawaii Supreme Court oral arguments from last month in a case we first were following, and then later became involved in as counsel. As we previewed here, the question which the court is reviewing is whether an appeal…
  • Feb 14

    6th Circuit: Michigan Statute Allows Recovery Of Money, So Takings Claim Not Ripe For Federal Court

    6th Circuit: Michigan Statute Allows Recovery Of Money, So Takings Claim Not Ripe For Federal Court
    The Sixth Circuit's majority opinion in Wayside Church v. Van Buren County, No. 15-2463 (Feb. 10, 2017) isn't all that exciting -- after all, it was a takings case brought in federal court, and you know what that means: Williamson County --…
  • Feb 10

    New Article: Recent Developments In Eminent Domain

    New Article: Recent Developments In Eminent Domain
    Here's an article, recently published by the Urban Lawyer (the law review produced by our ABA section, the Section of State and Local Government Law), with our take on the most interesting and important eminent domain and takings rulings from…
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Beyond Structured Settlements

Beyond Structured Settlements

Covers 468B settlement funds, factoring, medicare set-aside arrangements, settlement planning, special needs trusts and structured settlements. By Patrick Hindert.

http://s2kmblog.typepad.com/rethinking_structured_set/
  • Feb 15

    S2P2J Release 61

    S2P2J Release 61
    The United States structured settlement industry has been in existence for more than 40 years and continues to expand its scope, complexity and importance within the context of personal injury settlement planning. The industry consists of…
  • Jan 18

    Interview with SSP President Joe Tomb

    Interview with SSP President Joe Tomb
    Joe Tombs is currently completing the first year of a two-year term as President of the Society of Settlement Planners (SSP). SSP's 2017 Annual Conference is scheduled for March 1-3 in Las Vegas. As Tombs prepares for this event, he...
  • Jan 16

    SSP President Responds to AIG Class Action Lawsuit

    SSP President Responds to AIG Class Action Lawsuit
    Based upon the history of the Society of Settlement Planners (SSP), and the role of Richard Risk (an SSP founder and member) as one of the plaintiff attorneys, structured settlement industry participants might assume that SSP, as an…
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