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The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • May 25

    Divided Loyalties? Defense Counsel in M&A Litigation

    Divided Loyalties? Defense Counsel in M&A Litigation
    What is the role of defense counsel in deal litigation? What impact does the involvement of “top” deal litigation firms have on lawsuit outcomes? And what will the impact on deal litigation be from the advent of forum selection…
  • May 24

    Under Morrison, U.S. Securities Laws Don’t Apply to Toshiba’s Unsponsored ADRs Purchased OTC in the U.S.

    Under Morrison, U.S. Securities Laws Don’t Apply to Toshiba’s Unsponsored ADRs Purchased OTC in the U.S.
    It has been nearly six years since the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 2010 decision in Morrison v. National Australia Bank, in which the Court restricted the ability of shareholders of non-U.S. companies who purchased their shares…
  • May 23

    Two Cities in Canada

    Two Cities in Canada
    The D&O Diary was on assignment in Canada last week for meetings and to attend a PLUS Canadian Chapter event in Montréal. It was a short sunlit visit to our Northern neighbor, but it was just long enough for a bit of foreign…
Rank this Week: 434

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • May 25

    Contractors Should Exercise Reasonable Diligence to Avoid Serious Violation

    Contractors Should Exercise Reasonable Diligence to Avoid Serious Violation
    When issuing citations under the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act of 1973 (“WISHA”), the Department of Labor and Industries (“L&I”) commonly classifies violations as either “general” or…
  • May 19

    John P. Ahlers Honored with ASCE Life Membership

    John P. Ahlers Honored with ASCE Life Membership
    John P. Ahlers, one of the founding members of the law firm of Ahlers & Cressman PLLC, was recently honored with a life membership in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  John has been a member of the ASCE since college…
  • May 11

    OSHA’s New Silica Rule Imposes New Regulations on Many Contractor

    OSHA’s New Silica Rule Imposes New Regulations on Many Contractor
    On March 25, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published its final rule on occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica (the “Silica Rule”).  Crystalline silica is a basic…
Rank this Week: 989

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • May 25

    Donald Trump says U.S. law against foreign bribes is horrible law

    Donald Trump says U.S. law against foreign bribes is horrible law
    A federal law called the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act prohibits U.S. companies for paying foreign officials or their families in order to obtain contracts with foreign nations.  Back in 2012, long before his current presidential…
  • May 24

    Settlement near in Government’s $1.8 billion against LifeCare Medicare fraud case

    Settlement near in Government’s $1.8 billion against LifeCare Medicare fraud case
    A settlement may be close in the federal government’s closely watched False Claims Act case against Cleveland, Tn.-based Life Care Centers of America. Attorneys have asked Chattanooga Federal Judge Sandy Mattice to put a 30-day…
  • May 22

    Lending Club gets Dept. of Justice subpoena — loans sold to investment bank under scrutiny

    Lending Club gets Dept. of Justice subpoena — loans sold to investment bank under scrutiny
    The Lending Club, which connects small borrows to individual and institutional lenders has fallen under heavy scrutiny by the Department of Justice and others.  It was revealed last week that the company received a subpoena from the…
Rank this Week: 652

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • May 25

    The Legalization of Medicinal Marijuana in PA – What Does it Mean for Employer Provided Insurance Coverage?

    The Legalization of Medicinal Marijuana in PA – What Does it Mean for Employer Provided Insurance Coverage?
    Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act (MMA) was signed into law on April 17, 2016 and officially took effect last week. One of the questions we’ve been asked since the passage of the Act is: how will employer provided insurance…
  • May 24

    Constructive Discharge: Supreme Court Sets the Clock in Employees’ Favor

    Constructive Discharge: Supreme Court Sets the Clock in Employees’ Favor
    On May 23, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the filing period for constructive discharge claims, which can be filed pursuant to many different employment laws, begins to run upon an employee’s resignation as…
  • May 23

    McNees Labor Seminar Preview: Is This Work-Related?

    McNees Labor Seminar Preview: Is This Work-Related?
    As if it knew we would be discussing this topic at the 26th Annual McNees Labor and Employment Seminar on June 3rd, in Hershey, PA, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recently issued a decision addressing whether an injury occurring in an…
Rank this Week: 809

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Juris Diversitas 4th Annual Conference: Updated Program

    Juris Diversitas 4th Annual Conference: Updated Program
    Monday, May 308:45—9:15          Registration & Coffee 9:15—9:30           PLENARY—OPENING & WELCOMING…
  • May 2

    JURIS DIVERSITAS: Juris Diversitas Annual Conference May 30-June 1, ...

    JURIS DIVERSITAS: Juris Diversitas Annual Conference May 30-June 1, ...
    JURIS DIVERSITAS: Juris Diversitas Annual Conference May 30-June 1, ...: Annual Conference Registration   Registration Fee w/ Dinner €250.00 EUR   Members Registration Fee w/ Dinner €175.00 EUR   Registration F...
  • May 2

    Juris Diversitas Annual Conference May 30-June 1, Baton Rouge

    Juris Diversitas Annual Conference May 30-June 1, Baton Rouge
    Annual Conference Registration Registration Fee w/ Dinner €250.00 EUR Members Registration Fee w/ Dinner €175.00 EUR Registration Fee Only €200.00 EUR Members Registration Only €125.00 EUR Links to…
Rank this Week: 875

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • May 25

    Durham's Trespassing Complaint

    Durham's Trespassing Complaint
    The Tennessean's follow up story to the Nashville Scene reporter being arrested for trespass had an interesting side story. The Tennessean complained in the story about not getting a copy of the complaint after multiple requests by the paper.…
  • May 19

    Questions About the Criminal Justice System We Can't Answer

    Questions About the Criminal Justice System We Can't Answer
    The Marshall Project provides excellent commentary regarding the criminal justice system. A recent post was titled 13 Important Questions About  Criminal Justice We Can't Answer. Today's post focuses on one question. How many…
  • May 5

    Willaimson County Public defenders Take a Hiatu

    Willaimson County Public defenders Take a Hiatu
    I was in the Circuit Court for Williamson County , Tennessee recently. The court announced that the public defenders had requested not to be appointed to any new cases for a short period of time. The judges agreed and started to appoint local…
Rank this Week: 653

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • May 25

    LSAT Course Scholarship Opportunity through PowerScore

    LSAT Course Scholarship Opportunity through PowerScore
    Hello Ms. JD readers! Summer is just around the corner. And for many pre-law students, this means LSAT preparation. For those of you in the Los Angeles area, PowerScore is offering scholarships for their two-day course in July. Simply click…
  • May 25

    Ms. JD’s Pre-Law Summer LSAT Course Giveaway with PowerScore!

    Ms. JD’s Pre-Law Summer LSAT Course Giveaway with PowerScore!
    To celebrate Ms. JD's pre-law programming, Ms. JD Pre-Law Sponsor, PowerScore, is giving away a LSAT prep course to one lucky Ms. JD reader. Enter to win a PowerScore Live Online Course using the widget below! Attend 12…
  • May 24

    Leading By Example

    Leading By Example
    One of the approaches I have taken to my legal career is to seek out female lawyers who love what they do and learn about their path. Some of them have become mentors, while others remained one-off conversations. My discussions with them…
Rank this Week: 455

Kentucky Injury Lawyer Blog

Kentucky Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law in Kentucky. By Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC.

http://www.kentuckyinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 337

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • May 25

    Weber of Disability Discrimination

    Weber of Disability Discrimination
    DePaul University Law Professor Mark C. Weber has recently published important scholarship which I would like to bring to my readers' attention. Mark Weber, Numerical Goals For Employment of People With Disabilities By Federal Agencies and…
  • May 5

    State Judge Strikes Wisconsin's Right to Work Law

    State Judge Strikes Wisconsin's Right to Work Law
    Machinists v. Wisconsin, Case No. 2015CV000628 (Dane Co. April 8, 2016) Download Wisc Order is an important case. A state trial judge struck down 2015 Wisconsin Act 1 which was known as the right to work law. This statute prohibits...
  • May 2

    Call For Papers-Journal Experiential Learning

    Call For Papers-Journal Experiential Learning
    Dean Patricia E. Salkin (Touro) writes to inform us of an important publishing opportunity. The Journal describes the papers they are looking for as follows: The Journal of Experiential Learning is interested in articles focused on…
Rank this Week: 543

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
  • May 25

    Lawyer–artist lust for (creative) life reminds of Iggy Pop originality

    Lawyer–artist lust for (creative) life reminds of Iggy Pop originality
    Before we exit May, I share with you my editor’s letter from that issue of Arizona Attorney Magazine. It referred to the incredible lawyer–artists who populate the issue’s pages, comprising our annual Creative Arts…
  • May 24

    Think you know Miranda v. Arizona? 5/26 event may surprise you

    Think you know Miranda v. Arizona? 5/26 event may surprise you
    A luncheon seminar this Thursday, May 26, offers to tell “The Inside Story of Miranda v. Arizona.” Of course, the only way to discover how much you know (and don’t know) about the landmark case is to attend the event hosted…
  • May 23

    Lawyer roundtable to explore best strategies by practice area, size

    Lawyer roundtable to explore best strategies by practice area, size
    We routinely consider the modern challenges that face attorneys and their law practices. But those challenges vary considerably depending on your practice type, firm size, and client base. That is part of the strategy behind a roundtable…
Rank this Week: 669

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    First Details of Attorney General’s Report on Drug Chemist’s Misconduct Revealed

    First Details of Attorney General’s Report on Drug Chemist’s Misconduct Revealed
    Drug Chemist’s Misconduct Within the past few months, Massachusetts drug testing labs have been under fire for two separate instances in which chemists working for the state engaged in misconduct that potentially could have an impact on…
  • May 20

    Massachusetts Probation Service Speeds Up Record Sealing Proce

    Massachusetts Probation Service Speeds Up Record Sealing Proce
    Those individuals who are worried about their criminal record costing them a job opportunity can breathe a sigh of relief after the Massachusetts Probation Service revamped its criminal record sealing procedures. The process of sealing a…
  • May 10

    Potential Defenses to Disorderly Conduct Charge

    Potential Defenses to Disorderly Conduct Charge
    Disorderly Conduct In Massachusetts, disorderly conduct charges are a serious criminal law matter that should never be taken lightly. Many people find themselves facing charges like these when they act out in public, engage in a fight, or…
Rank this Week: 838

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • May 25

    One Woman’s Memoir about Brain Injury

    One Woman’s Memoir about Brain Injury
    Memoir about Brain Injury by Sara Lewis By Jennifer Ball In 1977, Sara E. Lewis, 22 at the time, was in a motor vehicle accident. It was the last day of classes as a senior at William and Mary College. She was accepted to graduate school and…
  • May 24

    Church Bus Overturns in California Bus Accident

    Church Bus Overturns in California Bus Accident
    About 20 people were injured in a California bus accident Sunday traveling from the San Bernardino Mountains to Downey, CA, according to The Press Enterprise.  The bus was transporting people from a church retreat in the mountains. It…
  • Apr 10

    Faulty Ignition Switch Causes Fatal Accident

    Faulty Ignition Switch Causes Fatal Accident
    Faulty Ignition Switch Accident Kills a 29 Year Old Georgia Woman   Brooke Melton was celebrating her 29th birthday when something went horribly wrong.  Brooke drove a Chevy Colbalt.  GM had issued a service report to GM…
Rank this Week: 371

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 25

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Cruson v. Missoula Electric Cooperative

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Cruson v. Missoula Electric Cooperative
    CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 15-0330, 2016 MT 125N, JON G. CRUSON, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MISSOULA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC., Defendant and Appellant.
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of Y.G.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of Y.G.
    CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0646, 2016 MT 124N, IN THE MATTER OF: Y.G., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Welty

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Welty
    CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0451, 2016 MT 123N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIAN WELTY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 14

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 53

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • May 25

    Father should be allowed to apply for parental responsibility following surrogacy

    Father should be allowed to apply for parental responsibility following surrogacy
    Z (A Child) (No 2) [2016] EWHC 1191 (Fam) 20 May 2016 – read judgment. The Court of Protection has granted an order for a declaration of incompatibility with Convention rights of a section in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act…
  • May 24

    Censorship or justified Concern?

    Censorship or justified Concern?
    IR(Ben-Dor & Ors) v The University of Southampton [2016] EWHC 953 (Admin) (read judgment) Mrs Justice Whipple dismissed one claim for judicial review, and refused permission to bring a further claim, in respect of decisions made by…
  • May 24

    Article 5 ECHR does not require time limits for detention pending deportation

    Article 5 ECHR does not require time limits for detention pending deportation
    J.N. v. the United Kingdom, Application no. 37289/12, 19 May 2016 – read judgment. The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the general system for detention of individuals prior to deportation in the United Kingdom, which lacks…
Rank this Week: 101

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
Rank this Week: 438

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 268

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

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

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • May 25

    Fire Expert Witness Testimony Allowed

    Fire Expert Witness Testimony Allowed
    Plaintiff hired expert to opine on the cause of a fire in a house leased by defendants.  Defendants filed a motion to exclude the expert witness testimony of the fire expert.  The court ruled in favor of plaintiff. Facts:  This…
  • May 18

    Hydrologist’s Expert Testimony Allowed in Groundwater Contamination Case

    Hydrologist’s Expert Testimony Allowed in Groundwater Contamination Case
    Defendant is accused of contaminating groundwater near a missile motor casings site. Plaintiff challenged the expert witness testimony of defendant’s hydrologist expert.  The court denied the motion to exclude. Facts: This case…
  • May 2

    Police Practices Expert Testimony Partially Allowed

    Police Practices Expert Testimony Partially Allowed
    Plaintiff sued the City of Chicago Heights and others alleging that he was deprived of his constitutional rights after his murder and attempted murder convictions were overturned.  The defendants challenged the expert witness testimony…
Rank this Week: 544

Hospitality Labor and Employment…

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers labor and employment laws and policies that affects the hospitality industry. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.hospitalitylaboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 934

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 82

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • May 25

    Status Certificate Error

    Status Certificate Error
    In a recent case, a condominium management firm was held responsible to pay a condominium corporation for financial losses incurred as a result of an error in a status certificate issued by the manager. The condominium corporation was in the…
  • May 17

    Condo Owner Ordered to pay $20,000 in Costs After Unsuccessfully Suing Condo Corporation for Harassment

    Condo Owner Ordered to pay $20,000 in Costs After Unsuccessfully Suing Condo Corporation for Harassment
    In a recent Small Claims Court case, Wexler v. C.C.C. No. 28, a condominium corporation that had to undertake enforcement measures to get an owner to comply with the condominium documents and the Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”)…
  • May 10

    CMHC Report Indicates Long-Term Commitment for Resident Condo Investors in Toronto and Vancouver

    CMHC Report Indicates Long-Term Commitment for Resident Condo Investors in Toronto and Vancouver
    After conducting a Condominium Owners Survey (“COS”) of 42,681 condominium owners residing in Toronto and Vancouver, Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation (“CMHC”) released a report of its findings about condominium…
Rank this Week: 834

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • May 25

    June CIPA Meeting!

    June CIPA Meeting!
     CIPA Colleagues: Please mark your calendars for Monday, June 13, 2016, and plan to attend our monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at Midstate College, 411 W. Northmoor Road, Peoria.   Dinner will begin at 5:30 pm,…
  • May 24

    Paralegal Opening!

    Paralegal Opening!
    HELP WANTEDA Canton law firm is searching for an experienced, motivated and organized paralegal. This full time position will consist of managing client files, handling daily correspondence received, drafting pleadings, and maintaining…
  • May 16

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal Opening!

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal Opening!
    Thielen, Foley & Mirdo, LLC, an insurance defense law firm, is currently seeking aLegal Assistant/Paralegal. Candidates should possess the following: excellentorganizational and communication skills; a proactive work ethic; proficiency…
Rank this Week: 85

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: 728

Strom Law Firm Blog

Strom Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://stromlaw.com/category/columbia-sc-lawyer-blog/
  • May 25

    SC Reviews Alternative Workers’ Compensation Plan

    SC Reviews Alternative Workers’ Compensation Plan
    South Carolina Considers Other Workers’ Compensation Legislation A number of states including Oklahoma and Texas currently allow employers to elect an employer injury plan over state mandated insurance coverage. South Carolina…
  • May 24

    La Caja Negra del Cuerpo Humano

    La Caja Negra del Cuerpo Humano
    Dispositivo usables para el seguimiento de la salud, como el Fitbit, pueden ser usados como evidencia Tecnología portátil de seguimiento de la salud está avanzando rápidamente y es extremadamente popular. De…
  • May 24

    Four Local Restaurants/Bars Named in DUI Related Lawsuit

    Four Local Restaurants/Bars Named in DUI Related Lawsuit
    DUI Fatality Lands Several Columbia Bars and Restaurants in Hot Water A lawsuit was recently filed against four local Columbia restaurants and bars for allegedly over serving alcohol to a customer who later caused a DUI accident resulting in…
Rank this Week: 584

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Covers current events and issues in personal injury and medical malpractice law. By Levine & Slavit.

http://www.newyorkinjuries.com/blog
  • May 25

    Deadly 64-Vehicle Pile Up Under Investigation

    Deadly 64-Vehicle Pile Up Under Investigation
    On February 13, a massive pileup on I-78 in Pennsylvania that involved 64 vehicles and sent 73 people to hospitals is currently under investigation. Among the three fatalities was a 50-year Long Island resident who died at the scene.
  • May 18

    Claims Against New York City Department of Correction Rose in 2015

    Claims Against New York City Department of Correction Rose in 2015
    Recently, New York Daily News reported that in 2015, there were more than 2,800 personal injury claims filed by inmates in city jails against the New York City Department of Correction. This is a 27 percent…
  • May 9

    Dental Anesthesia Mishaps Lead to Children’s Death

    Dental Anesthesia Mishaps Lead to Children’s Death
    It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. A mother brings her toddler in for a routine dental procedure and her child passes away. That is the reality for Betty Squire, a young Texas mother whose 14-month-old daughter, Daisy Lynn…
Rank this Week: 372

The Courtroom Insight Blog

The Courtroom Insight Blog

Featuring attorney reviews of expert witnesses, litigation consultants, mediators and arbitrators.

http://blog.courtroominsight.com/
  • May 25

    Missouri passes expert witness legislation

    Missouri passes expert witness legislation
    In April, lawmakers in Missouri passed a bill that work to ensure that all experts who testify in court are actually experts.  This bill would allow expert testimony only after determining it was based on “sufficient facts”…
  • May 4

    Expert Witness Testimony in Death Cases Jeopardized in LA County with recent departure of County Coroner

    Expert Witness Testimony in Death Cases Jeopardized in LA County with recent departure of County Coroner
    Citing lack of personnel and resources, as well as a backlog in cases, Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner Dr. Mark Fajardo suddenly announced his resignation from the LA County Coroner’s office in March 2015.  Over 8,500 autopsies are…
  • Apr 14

    New Attorney Directory and International Listing

    New Attorney Directory and International Listing
    Courtroom Insight is proud to announce the launch of our new attorney directory and international functionality.  Clients may now use our powerful knowledge management system to share information about attorney referrals and/or opposing…
Rank this Week: 999

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 559

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 600

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • May 25

    What Is Acquaintance Rape? Is It Prosecuted Differently?

    What Is Acquaintance Rape? Is It Prosecuted Differently?
    Acquaintance Rape Laws in Texas In the state of Texas, the crime of rape is legally known as sexual assault. A person who engages in any type of sexual contact or intercourse with another person without that person’s consent may be…
  • May 18

    4 Types of Sex Crimes and Their Consequence

    4 Types of Sex Crimes and Their Consequence
    Types of Sex Crimes in Texas A sex crime is a certain type of criminal offense that includes some sexual component. This sexual component usually involves a crime that involves the sexual act or which involves the sexual organs or genitals of…
  • May 11

    Improper Photography: Taking Pictures Without Consent

    Improper Photography: Taking Pictures Without Consent
    Texas Laws on Improper Photography It’s safe to say that modern technology has made many people into amateur photographers. Whether they are snapping selfies or taking a video in a public place, nearly everyone has instant access to…
Rank this Week: 662

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • May 25

    Is There Chaos in the Dallas Criminal Justice System? Consider These Five News Stories in May 2016

    Is There Chaos in the Dallas Criminal Justice System? Consider These Five News Stories in May 2016
    Criminal defense lawyers tend to see the world a bit differently than most. Maybe that’s because we are privy to things that most of the general public is not and it skews our perspective. However, if anyone has been reading the news…
  • May 18

    Money Laundering and Texas Drug Cartel

    Money Laundering and Texas Drug Cartel
    Money Laundering Arrests – The Flip Side of the Forfeiture Coin Money laundering in Texas has to happen, it’s a given. Why? The extremely successful Mexican Drug Cartels that operate here (and across the Tex-Mex border) must have…
  • May 11

    Do You Have Any Privacy From the Police in Texas? Laredo vs. Dalla

    Do You Have Any Privacy From the Police in Texas? Laredo vs. Dalla
    If you watched the CBS crime show “Hawaii Five-O” last week, you saw the elite police squad use a device that allowed them to see through the walls of a building and view not only the location of the kidnapping victim but also the…
Rank this Week: 466

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • May 25

    Prince Appears to Be Guilty of One of the Biggest Estate Planning Mistake

    Prince Appears to Be Guilty of One of the Biggest Estate Planning Mistake
    There are four primary mistakes that individuals make with regard to their planning and it appears that the late artist Prince, could have been guilty of one of them. These include: • Having no will • Forgetting to plan ahead for…
  • May 18

    I Am Concerned That My Family Might Contest My Will. How Can I Avoid This?

    I Am Concerned That My Family Might Contest My Will. How Can I Avoid This?
    Many individuals who are going through the process of putting together their estate planning are doing so not just because they are concerned about outlining their wishes clearly, but also so that they can help family members avoid arguments…
  • May 11

    Baby Boomers Must Be Aware of the Number One Estate Planning Issue Impacting Their Generation

    Baby Boomers Must Be Aware of the Number One Estate Planning Issue Impacting Their Generation
    Most people are familiar with the basic tenets of estate planning and understand their benefit. Estate planning, however, is not only about what happens to your assets after you pass away. Instead, it is also about how you plan for your own…
Rank this Week: 712

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 824

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

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

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 319

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Job Posting: Halliburton

    Job Posting: Halliburton
    The Halliburton Dispute Resolution Program in Houston is hiring an Ombudsperson.  Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in sociology, psychology, or conflict resolution; and at least two years of experience in conflict…
  • May 24

    Job Posting: Kaiser Permanente Southern California

    Job Posting: Kaiser Permanente Southern California
    KP Southern California is hiring a full-time Health Care Ombuds/Mediator for its medical facilities in Bellflower.  The Kaiser HCOM, "functions as a trained alternative dispute professional offering patients, family members, staff &…
  • May 20

    West Virginia University Names First Ombud

    West Virginia University Names First Ombud
    After a regional search, WVU has appointed Tom Patrick, a long-time law professor and trained mediator, as its first Faculty Ombudsman. WVU Provost Joyce McConnell said, “Tom stood out by virtue of both his experience with the ombudsman…
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Colorado Construction Litigation

Colorado Construction Litigation

Covers construction litigation in Colorado. By Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC.

http://www.coloradoconstructionlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 627

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 386

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice laws, doctor negligence, and defective medical devices and drugs. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.medicalmalpracticelawyer.center/
  • May 24

    The Real Cost of Medical Mistakes in America

    The Real Cost of Medical Mistakes in America
    A study recently found that over 250,000 Americans die from medical mistakes every year, making it the third-leading cause of death. Our medical malpractice lawyers have been representing victims of medical errors for 30 years. Here, we shed…
  • Apr 20

    How New York’s Medical Malpractice Insurance Changes Can Affect Injured Patient

    How New York’s Medical Malpractice Insurance Changes Can Affect Injured Patient
    Our team of medical malpractice lawyers represent injured clients in New York, where the malpractice insurance market is undergoing significant change. Although this may not be on the public’s radar, it could leave injured patients…
  • Mar 10

    Plastic Surgery Malpractice in Miami

    Plastic Surgery Malpractice in Miami
    An emergency restriction has been placed on a Miami plastic surgeon who promised his clients flat stomachs and curvaceous backsides. Dr. “Osak” Omulepu has botched several procedures, sending at least four patients to the…
Rank this Week: 637

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
Rank this Week: 233

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • May 24

    Facebook Fourth Estate? Two Questions Lawyers Should Answer

    Facebook Fourth Estate? Two Questions Lawyers Should Answer
    In defending Facebook against government scrutiny by invoking First Amendment rights, we’ve overlooked the legal consequences for CDA 230 and risk constitutionalizing the web.   In the wake of recent reporting of Facebook’s…
  • May 24

    The Mandatory Emergency Disclosure Sinkhole Exception to the Email Privacy Act

    The Mandatory Emergency Disclosure Sinkhole Exception to the Email Privacy Act
    The Email Privacy Act is moving forward in the Senate.  S.356, which currently has 28 cosponsors, would require a warrant for stored content -- essentially codifying current law and practice over the last six years. The House passed H.R.…
  • May 23

    Facebook, Congress and the First Amendment

    Facebook, Congress and the First Amendment
    The Facebook Trending Topics controversy has been analyzed from many angles, but there's been virtually no attention paid to the single most troubling aspect of the story: a Senate inquiry into Facebook's editorial decision-making process. My…
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Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • May 24

    Lou Sirico Receives the 2016 Burton Award for Legal Writing Education

    Lou Sirico Receives the 2016 Burton Award for Legal Writing Education
    Professor Lou Sirico of Villanova Univeristy received the 2016 Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing and Education. The Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing and Education Committee presents this award (one of the…
  • May 21

    More than 100 Participants from 18 Countries Gather in Verona for the 11th Global Legal Skills Conference

    More than 100 Participants from 18 Countries Gather in Verona for the 11th Global Legal Skills Conference
    More than 100 participants from at least 18 countries are gathering this week at the University of Verona Department of Law for the 11th Global Legal Skills Conference, organized by The John Marshall Law School of Chicago. The conference…
  • May 19

    A Tribute to Richard Wydick

    A Tribute to Richard Wydick
    A Guest Post from David Marcello For a dozen years, Dick Wydick generously shared his drafting expertise and his teaching talent at our International Legislative Drafting Institute. When illness curtailed his travels and he could no longer…
Rank this Week: 618

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Covers quirky questions in employment law. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
  • May 24

    Quirky Question #279: Concerted Activity in 140 Characters or Le

    Quirky Question #279: Concerted Activity in 140 Characters or Le
    Question: I am a manager in a medium-sized retailer that has locations and employees in 16 states.  The company maintains a social media policy, which was recently updated.  Last week, I noticed that one of our employees posted some…
  • May 18

    Quirky Question #278: DOL Doubles the FLSA Salary Basis Threshold

    Quirky Question #278: DOL Doubles the FLSA Salary Basis Threshold
    Question: Where can I find more information about the DOL’s doubling of the FLSA salary basis threshold? Did they make other changes? As an employer, what does this mean for me? And how long do I have to prepare? Answer: By Marilyn…
  • Apr 28

    Quirky Question #277: Passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Quirky Question #277: Passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    Question: I saw something on the news about some new trade secrets legislation. What’s going on with that? Will it help employers better protect their trade secrets? Answer: By Joel O’Malley Indeed, employers have something to…
Rank this Week: 267

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California personal injury law concerning slip and fall injuries, hit and run accidents, and car accidents. By the Law Offices of Gary K. Walch.

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

    LOS ANGELES CAR CRASH CLOSES NEW L.A. METRO EXPO LINE

    LOS ANGELES CAR CRASH CLOSES NEW L.A. METRO EXPO LINE
    The new Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Expo Line was suddenly and unexpectedly closed yesterday morning, when a Toyota car crashed through a fence and over the Expo’s light rail tracks at Exposition Boulevard,…
  • May 20

    UCLA MEDICAL CENTER & CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER PATIENTS’ FOUND IN “IMMEDIATE JEOPARDY” AFTER MEDICAL SCOPE SUPERBUG OUTBREAK

    UCLA MEDICAL CENTER & CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER PATIENTS’ FOUND IN “IMMEDIATE JEOPARDY” AFTER MEDICAL SCOPE SUPERBUG OUTBREAK
    California State Health Inspectors from the Department of Public Health in 2015 found two leading California hospitals in violation of numerous safety requirements that appeared to put their patients in “immediate jeopardy”. …
  • May 5

    NEW CALIFORNIA TOBACCO LAW RAISES AGE LIMIT TO 21

    NEW CALIFORNIA TOBACCO LAW RAISES AGE LIMIT TO 21
    On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed various new bills which became law, including one that will raise the smoking age in California from 18 to 21 years of age, another that will restrict the use of electronic…
Rank this Week: 994

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 193

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Stoel Rives Law Firm Allegedly Assisted Tri-Med’s $17M Ponzi Scheme

    Stoel Rives Law Firm Allegedly Assisted Tri-Med’s $17M Ponzi Scheme
    By Miles Indest, J.D./M.B.A.; Law Clerk, The Health Law Firm On May 6, 2016, investors filed a securities class action lawsuit against law firm Stoel Rives, Charles Corces, CPA, and affiliated individuals for allegedly helping Tri-Med Corp…
  • May 18

    Walgreens Announces Expansion of Mental Health Services to Raise Awarene

    Walgreens Announces Expansion of Mental Health Services to Raise Awarene
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 10, 2016, Walgreens announced it will expand its mental health services, including access to behavioral health treatment via telemedicine,…
  • May 12

    Quality of Care: New Study Finds That Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

    Quality of Care: New Study Finds That Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S.
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law A new study by patient safety researchers revealed that common medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the US, after heart…
Rank this Week: 623

TaxMama's TaxQuips

TaxMama's TaxQuips

Daily tax and small business podcast with tax and small business news tidbits covering investment, inheritance real estate and more.

http://www.taxquips.com/?cat=TaxQuips
  • May 24

    Divorce Home Sale

    Divorce Home Sale
    Alexas_Fotos / Pixabay[/caption] Today TaxMama® hears from Greg in the TaxQuips Forum with a very common divorce issue. Let me paraphrase. “We got divorced. My wife and child stayed in our home. I made the payments. Now, when we…
  • Apr 18

    Tax Day Deadline - and Extension

    Tax Day Deadline - and Extension
    tevepb / Pixabay[/caption] Good news! This year we get a few extra days to file our tax returns – until April 18th (19th in MA and MN). But what’s if you’re just not ready? Relax. File an extension – no excuses…
  • Apr 4

    Wasted Refund

    Wasted Refund
    tevepb / Pixabay Today TaxMama® wants to bring wasted refunds to your attention. The IRS keeps sending out announcements that refunds are expiring. People keep ignoring those announcements, thinking that this doesn’t apply to…
Rank this Week: 718