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Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
  • Apr 26

    U.S. Patent No. 8,690,653: Video game systems and method

    U.S. Patent No. 8,690,653: Video game systems and method
    U.S. Patent No. 8,690,653: Video game systems and methodsIssued Apr. 8, 2014, to Nintendo Co., Ltd.Summary:The ‘653 patent covers multiplayer games in which each player controls a separate character and, under certain conditions, a…
  • Apr 19

    U.S. Patent No. 8,715,087: Video game including user determined location information

    U.S. Patent No. 8,715,087: Video game including user determined location information
    U.S. Patent No. 8,715,087: Video game including user determined location informationIssued May 6, 2014Summary:The ‘087 patent covers a method and device, which work together to collect player selected GPS information then use that…
  • Apr 12

    U.S. Patent No. 8,721,412: System and method configured to unlock content within a videogame

    U.S. Patent No. 8,721,412: System and method configured to unlock content within a videogame
    U.S. Patent No. 8,721,412: System and method configured to unlock content within a videogameIssued May 13, 2014, to Activision Publishing, Inc.Summary:The ‘412 patent covers both single and multi-player video games. The games covered…
Rank this Week: 983

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Apr 26

    Regulating "Healthy" Cigarette

    Regulating "Healthy" Cigarette
    From The Economist: TOBACCO companies specialise in contradiction. They herald the decline of smoking among youngsters, for example, then flaunt their sales to callow puffers. The most skilled contortionist in the industry may be Philip…
  • Apr 26

    Section 337 Case on "Unfair and Illegal Practices Affecting Steel Sector"

    Section 337 Case on "Unfair and Illegal Practices Affecting Steel Sector"
    This is a bold new case against steel imports: USW Strongly Supports U.S. Steel’s Trade Case to Sanction Chinese Unfair and Illegal Practices Affecting Steel Sector: Bold Action is Absolutely Necessary United Steelworkers (USW)…
  • Apr 24

    Guest Post: Treaty Interpretation Issues in Mesa v. Canada

    Guest Post: Treaty Interpretation Issues in Mesa v. Canada
    This is a guest post from Mona Pinchis on the Mesa v. Canada NAFTA Chapter 11 decision On March 24, 2016, a decision was rendered in the Mesa Power Group LLC v Canada dispute. The Government of Canada released the...
Rank this Week: 291

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Delayed Justice: Jury verdict in "The Hillsborough Disaster"

    Delayed Justice: Jury verdict in "The Hillsborough Disaster"
    The top Sports Law story in the world today?No, not the awful ruling by the Second Circuit reinstating the suspension of Tom Brady for, more probably than not, conspiring to deflate a few footballs contrary to the laws of physics.A far more…
  • Apr 19

    University of New Hampshire Summer Sports Law Institute

    University of New Hampshire Summer Sports Law Institute
    This summer at the University of New Hampshire Durham campus we will be offering 4 outstanding sports law courses--taught by leading experts--as part of our 4-week UNH Law Summer Sports Law Institute from May 23 to June 17. The UNH…
  • Apr 19

    Great Lake Sports and Entertainment Law Academy

    Great Lake Sports and Entertainment Law Academy
    If you are interested in studying sports law, check out the Great Lake Sports and Entertainment Law Academy, hosted by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio from May 16 to June…
Rank this Week: 473

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 687

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Distracted Driving Distracts You for Longer Than You Think

    Distracted Driving Distracts You for Longer Than You Think
    A recent Triple AAA Foundation for Traffic (“Triple AAA”) study draws attention to the risks of distracted driving. Distracted driving refers to drivers who talk, text, and dial, including hands-free devices, while operating…
  • Apr 20

    Has Your Doctor Been Sued for Medical Malpractice?

    Has Your Doctor Been Sued for Medical Malpractice?
    Americans file approximately 17,000 medical malpractice claims a year. Studies have shown that 75% of doctors in low-risk specialties have faced a medical malpractice claim in their career with the number shooting up to 99% of doctors in…
  • Apr 18

    Woman Secretly Records Her Surgery — Shocked at What She Hear

    Woman Secretly Records Her Surgery — Shocked at What She Hear
    Ethel Easter of Harris County, Texas was wary of the doctor who would be performing a hernia surgery after some harsh comments he made to her. Easter was told by her doctor she would have to wait two months before her surgery could be…
Rank this Week: 724

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

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

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Frustrated with the NLRB’s Scrutiny of Employer Work Rules?

    Frustrated with the NLRB’s Scrutiny of Employer Work Rules?
    By Erin L. Kilgore Employers are not the only ones frustrated with the National Labor Relations Board’s ever-growing scrutiny of common employer work rules and policies.  A member of the NLRB is, too. As many employers are aware,…
  • Apr 25

    Update: Fights Continue Over the Availability of Punitive Damages in Maritime Case

    Update: Fights Continue Over the Availability of Punitive Damages in Maritime Case
    By Tod Everage Last December, we posted an article addressing the recent conflicted decisions out of the Eastern District of Louisiana on the remaining availability of punitive damages against third parties under general maritime law. You can…
  • Apr 15

    Louisiana’s Sales Tax Occasional Sale Rule Limitation Does Not Impact Just Yard Sale

    Louisiana’s Sales Tax Occasional Sale Rule Limitation Does Not Impact Just Yard Sale
    By Chris Dicharry and Jason Brown The Louisiana state and local sales tax laws have historically included an isolated or occasional sale rule. In general, the rule looks at the characteristics of a seller to determine if a sales taxable…
Rank this Week: 567

PHOSITA

PHOSITA

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

http://dunlapcodding.com/phosita
Rank this Week: 172

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Apr 26

    Summary of April 20, 2016 conference report for civil case

    Summary of April 20, 2016 conference report for civil case
      The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has…
  • Apr 22

    Defendant’s death ends Fourth Amendment appeal

    Defendant’s death ends Fourth Amendment appeal
    In People v. Ikeda, the Supreme Court was poised to address these questions:  (1) After detaining a person outside a hotel room, may law enforcement officers enter the detainee’s room to conduct a protective sweep under Maryland v.…
  • Apr 21

    Supreme Court affirms death sentence, finding inadequate appellate record to be not prejudicial

    Supreme Court affirms death sentence, finding inadequate appellate record to be not prejudicial
    The Supreme Court today affirms the death penalty in People v. Townsel.  Although the death sentence remains intact, the unanimous opinion by Justice Kathryn Werdegar does reverse one special circumstance finding and the conviction for…
Rank this Week: 812

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
  • Apr 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Lance

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Lance
    CRIMINAL – INTIMIDATION DA 15-0329, 2016 MT 97N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JOHN FESLER LANCE, II, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Apr 26

    OPINION: State v. Crawford

    OPINION: State v. Crawford
    CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0207, 2016 MT 96, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ROBERT LEE CRAWFORD, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Apr 26

    OPINION; Ray v. Connell

    OPINION; Ray v. Connell
    CIVIL – DEFAMATION DA 15-0543, 2016 MT 95, JERRY T. RAY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. MARTIN R. CONNELL, Defendant and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 39

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Apr 26

    PHMSA Schedules Public Meeting on LNG Facility Regulation

    PHMSA Schedules Public Meeting on LNG Facility Regulation
    The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has announced a public LNG Workshop meeting to be held May 18-19, 2016, “to solicit input and obtain background information for the formulation of a future…
  • Apr 25

    DOE Denies Rehearing of Order Authorizing Dominion Cove Point LNG Export

    DOE Denies Rehearing of Order Authorizing Dominion Cove Point LNG Export
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an order denying Sierra Club’s request for rehearing of DOE’s order, which authorizes Dominion Cove Point LNG (DCP) to export 281 Bcf/year of LNG over a 20-year period from…
  • Apr 21

    Corpus Christi Liquefaction Files Construction Progress Report

    Corpus Christi Liquefaction Files Construction Progress Report
    Corpus Christi Liquefaction has filed a report with FERC covering construction through March 2016 at its liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Corpus Christi, Texas.  The report states that engineering has progressed to 97.1%,…
Rank this Week: 397

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Apr 26

    Federal Identity Theft Act

    Federal Identity Theft Act
    The U.S. Congress in 1998 enacted the Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act. The Act makes it a federal crime if someone “knowingly transfers or uses, without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person with the…
  • Apr 19

    Supreme Court Fails to Hear Case, Stop Georgia Execution Amid Documented Racism

    Supreme Court Fails to Hear Case, Stop Georgia Execution Amid Documented Racism
    U.S. Supreme Court decisions are often perplexing; sometimes impossible to understand, much less rationalize.   That was the case when the Court on April 12, 2016 refused to block the execution of Kenneth Fults by the State of…
  • Apr 18

    Michigan Federal Judges Granting Bond to Violent Criminal

    Michigan Federal Judges Granting Bond to Violent Criminal
    There are two types of crimes in the United States: federal and state law violations.   State crimes are a defined by statutes enacted by state legislatures. They apply to residents and visitors to the state. Each criminal statute…
Rank this Week: 532

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 472

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Ombuds Program Serves Fencing Referee

    Ombuds Program Serves Fencing Referee
    Since October 2014, the Fencing Officials Commission Ombudsmen have served as a resource for referees with concerns and issues about the sport.  Derek Cotton is the lead FOC Ombudsman and works with six other Ombuds--all are experienced…
  • Apr 26

    North Carolina State University Ombuds Recaps 2016 IOA Conference

    North Carolina State University Ombuds Recaps 2016 IOA Conference
    On his blog, Roy Baroff, the Faculty Ombuds at NC State, recounts his experience at the International Ombudsman Association's annual conference in Seattle.  He notes that Bernie Mayer's keynote speech gave him some ideas to…
  • Apr 25

    American Public University Establishes Ombuds Office

    American Public University Establishes Ombuds Office
    The for-profit, online learning institution that is composed of American Military University and American Public University has opened an Office of the Ombuds for its 100,000 plus students. Lynn Wallace established the position in September…
Rank this Week: 178

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    What Happens when a DUI Causes Injury to Someone?

    What Happens when a DUI Causes Injury to Someone?
    Typically, a California DUI of either alcohol or marijuana is charged as a misdemeanor when the DUI does not involve injuries to anyone other than the driver. Given the fact that alcohol impairs a person’s ability to operate a vehicle…
  • Apr 22

    Idaho Court: Cops Can’t Forcefully Draw Blood

    Idaho Court: Cops Can’t Forcefully Draw Blood
    Hours before the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing arguments as to whether refusing to submit to blood-alcohol testing could be criminally prosecuted (see my post yesterday, Supreme Court Dubious of Making Refusal to Give Blood Sample a…
  • Apr 21

    Supreme Court Dubious of Making Refusal to Give Blood Sample a Crime

    Supreme Court Dubious of Making Refusal to Give Blood Sample a Crime
    Is it a crime to refuse to submit to having your blood drawn without a search warrant if you are suspected of drunk driving?  In some states, yes.  But should it be? The Hawaiian Supreme Court has held that a blood test was invalid…
Rank this Week: 741

Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

A law blog by Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship James Gathii

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 26

    The Outdated Economics of Conservative Ideologue

    The Outdated Economics of Conservative Ideologue
    Some of you may have been following Shankar Vedantam on NPR or the discoveries of Daniel Kahneman, the Nobel Prize winning psychologist on the Princeton faculty, and their demonstration of the irrational ways that people very naturally and…
  • Apr 19

    It’s Government’s Job to Make Work Available

    It’s Government’s Job to Make Work Available
    Bernie and Hilary argue about trade pacts. We know trade pacts cost some jobs and open up others. That’s not a satisfying trade-off if your skill is suddenly unmarketable and you’ve become unemployed or underemployed. An effective…
  • Apr 12

    Why Neither Party Can Back Down on Garland

    Why Neither Party Can Back Down on Garland
    Why is blocking the Garland nomination to the Supreme Court so important to them that most Republicans won’t even meet with him let alone agree to hold a vote? Many probably think it is about gay rights and abortion. But there is much…
Rank this Week: 908

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Apr 26

    Schoenefeld v. State of New York

    Schoenefeld v. State of New York
    Full Text of Decision. The court upheld N.Y. Judiciary Law § 470, requiring nonresident attorneys to maintain offices in New York State. Noting that more than 20,000 NYSBA members reside or practice outside the state, President David P.…
  • Apr 26

    NFL v. NFL Players Association, 15-2801 (L)

    NFL v. NFL Players Association, 15-2801 (L)
    Full Text of Decision “Our role is not to determine for ourselves whether Brady participated in a scheme to deflate footballs or whether the suspension imposed by the Commissioner should have been for three games or five games or none…
  • Apr 24

    ORT’s TRID Closing Calendar

    ORT’s TRID Closing Calendar
    ORT’s  TRID Closing Calendar tool allows you and your customers to easily plan your settlement/signing dates in order to meet the CFPB’s TRID Rule timing requirements. Select your closing method … and then click on a…
Rank this Week: 576

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Man Dies Following Route 173 Collision In Unincorporated Zion

    Man Dies Following Route 173 Collision In Unincorporated Zion
    There was a fatal car accident early Monday (April 25, 2016) evening on Route 173, just east of Route 41, in unincorporated Zion. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the accident at 5:45 p.m. A…
  • Apr 18

    “Chain-Reaction” Crash Near Barrington

    “Chain-Reaction” Crash Near Barrington
    There was a “chain-reaction” crash involving five vehicles this morning near Barrington. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m.  The accident happened on…
  • Apr 14

    Driver Critically Injured In Crash Near Round Lake

    Driver Critically Injured In Crash Near Round Lake
    There was a two-car accident Wednesday (April 13, 2016) morning near Round Lake in which one person was critically injured. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the accident scene at…
Rank this Week: 519

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    SCRAM

    SCRAM
    If you are arrested for drunk driving in San Diego, you may be ordered to SCRAM, (which stands for “Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor”). The judge may include this in your sentence after you enter a guilty plea, after a…
  • Oct 6

    One Leg Stand (OLS):  A NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)

    One Leg Stand (OLS):  A NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)
    As you will recall, Susan Hartman, of the Law Offices of Susan L. Hartman, attended The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and The International Association of Chiefs of Police (ICAP) approved DWI Detection and…
  • Sep 30

    Walk And Turn (WAT):  One Of The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST’s)

    Walk And Turn (WAT):  One Of The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST’s)
    As you will recall, Susan Hartman, of the Law Offices of Susan L. Hartman, attended The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and The International Association of Chiefs of Police (ICAP) approved DWI Detection and…
Rank this Week: 617

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

Covers the practice of interstate drug interdiction and property seizure/forfeiture. By Stowers & Sarcone, PLC.

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    ARSONS IN IOWA

    ARSONS IN IOWA
    Today, Des Moines Register reported about six fires that happened in Iowa. In this post, I want to explain how Iowa law defines the crime of arson. According to Section 712.1 of the Iowa Code, Arson is defined as causing a fire or…
  • Apr 21

    Iowa Fraud Law

    Iowa Fraud Law
    Recently, I blogged about theft laws in Iowa. One of the ways to commit theft in Iowa is to engage in “fraudulent practices”. Fraudulent practice is more commonly known as fraud.  In Iowa, there are a lot of different ways a…
  • Apr 19

    What to Do if a Police Officer Stops You?

    What to Do if a Police Officer Stops You?
    I have already blogged about whether police need a reason to pull a driver over.  The answer is—yes. So, for example, an officer has probable cause to stop a driver.  What that driver should do in this situation? Generally,…
Rank this Week: 962

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Public Employee Demoted For Perceived Political Activity Can Bring First Amendment Challenge

    Public Employee Demoted For Perceived Political Activity Can Bring First Amendment Challenge
    By Joanna Vilos In a 6-to-2 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that when a public employer demotes an employee in order to prevent the employee from exercising his free-speech rights, the employee may challenge that action as a violation of…
  • Apr 19

    Employee Reveals Medical Condition At Disciplinary Meeting – Now What?

    Employee Reveals Medical Condition At Disciplinary Meeting – Now What?
    By Steve Collis You’re all set to fire an underperforming employee. You sit down for the disciplinary meeting and just as you start discussing her performance problems, she reveals she has back and neck pain due to work-related stress. What…
  • Apr 13

    H-1B Visa Submissions Lower than Expected

    H-1B Visa Submissions Lower than Expected
    By Roger Tsai The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received over 236,000 H-1B visa applications for fiscal year (FY) 2017 in the first week of April. That number far exceeds the statutory cap of 65,000 H-1B visas under the…
Rank this Week: 888

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Roxbury Car Accident Results in Serious Injury

    Roxbury Car Accident Results in Serious Injury
    It is hard to imagine anything scarier than being trapped in a car following a serious car accident.  Unfortunately, this was the case for one family, according to a recent news feature from the Boston Globe. Authorities report the crash…
  • Apr 21

    Three-Car Crash Allegedly Result of Driver and Passenger Having Sex

    Three-Car Crash Allegedly Result of Driver and Passenger Having Sex
    According to a recent report from Breibart News, a three-car accident in Texas was caused by rather unusual circumstances. The driver of one vehicle reportedly crashed into a truck in an intersection.  That’s not the…
  • Apr 17

    Johnny Manziel Survives Serious Car Wreck

    Johnny Manziel Survives Serious Car Wreck
    Things have not been going so well for former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel.  As many know, the talented yet troubled athlete has reportedly struggled with staying sober, and that led to his former team leaders making…
Rank this Week: 869

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Apr 26

    Pro Athletes Promoting Involved Fatherhood

    Pro Athletes Promoting Involved Fatherhood
    On Sunday, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas made a series of clutch plays to help lead his squad to a crucial playoff victory over the Atlanta Hawks. After the game, however, it was Thomas’ two young sons who were the stars. During…
  • Apr 25

    Should I Leave The Home?

    Should I Leave The Home?
    Question: My wife and I are talking about getting a divorce and whether or not I should move out of the house. We have four children and both want what’s best for them, but I’m worried it will not look good if I leave. What is the…
  • Apr 24

    Serving Divorce Papers To A Missing Spouse

    Serving Divorce Papers To A Missing Spouse
    Question: I filed for divorce almost two months ago, but have not been able to serve my spouse. I sent the papers to her last known address and it was returned. What options do I have? Can I file for a default divorce?  Answer: While I…
Rank this Week: 47

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Apr 26

    Denying a Cadet Her Right to Wear Hijab Will Not ‘Make America Great’

    Denying a Cadet Her Right to Wear Hijab Will Not ‘Make America Great’
    Officials at the Citadel should respect religious freedom and allow a Muslim student to wear hijab. Should a Muslim woman who enrolls as a cadet at the Citadel, a public military college in South Carolina, be permitted to wear hijab with her…
  • Apr 25

    What’s Driving Religious Discrimination at the Alabama DMV?

    What’s Driving Religious Discrimination at the Alabama DMV?
    I am a Christian woman who follows the Biblical instruction on headscarves, and the state of Alabama should respect that. I have always been a spiritual being. Even as a young child I would spend countless hours delving into the tattered…
  • Apr 25

    Texas Courts Rely on “Of Mice and Men” to Define Intellectual Disability and Sentence People to Death

    Texas Courts Rely on “Of Mice and Men” to Define Intellectual Disability and Sentence People to Death
    Bobby James Moore has an intellectual disability, yet he sits on death row because of deeply unscientific evidence. This piece originally appeared at Salon. Bobby James Moore has a lifelong intellectual disability, yet he sits on…
Rank this Week: 68

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 780

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Apr 26

    Siri Patent Infringement Settlement to Cost Apple $24.9M

    Siri Patent Infringement Settlement to Cost Apple $24.9M
    IPNews® - Apple has agreed to pay $24.9 million to settle a years-long lawsuit alleging that its Siri voice assistant technology violated a patent licensed to a Dallas company by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. The Dallas…
  • Apr 18

    Copyright Case over "Stairway to Heaven" Heads to Trial

    Copyright Case over "Stairway to Heaven" Heads to Trial
    IPNews® - A case against Led Zeppelin for copyright infringement over the song Stairway to Heaven will go to trial. In the case a band named Spirit claims that Led Zeppelin copied the chord sequence from Spirit’s song…
  • Apr 7

    Deadmau5 Sues Vape Company for Trademark Infringement

    Deadmau5 Sues Vape Company for Trademark Infringement
    IPNews® - Electronic dance music star deadmau5 is suing an e-cigarette company for alleged trademark infringement. The DJ filed a federal trademark infringement lawsuit in California saying West Coast Vape Supply is intentionally…
Rank this Week: 925

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 586

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Apparent Dichotomies, Covert Similaritie

    Apparent Dichotomies, Covert Similaritie
    Catherine A. Rogers, Professor of Law, Paul and Marjorie Price Faculty Scholar, and Professor of Ethics, Regulation & The Rule of Law at Penn State Law and Director of the Institute for Ethics, Regulation & The Rule of Law at Queen…
  • Apr 25

    Second Circuit Reinstates Brady’s Four-Game "Deflategate" Suspension

    Second Circuit Reinstates Brady’s Four-Game "Deflategate" Suspension
    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a New York district judge’s order vacating an arbitrator’s decision. In National Football League Management Council et al. v. National Football League Players Association et al.,…
  • Apr 21

    Fifth Circuit Holds Diversity Jurisdiction Exists After FINRA Issues $10K Arbitration Award

    Fifth Circuit Holds Diversity Jurisdiction Exists After FINRA Issues $10K Arbitration Award
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ruled that federal diversity jurisdiction existed after the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) issued a $10,000 arbitration award.
Rank this Week: 171

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Apr 26

    Reminder: A Little Pain Now Can Save a Lot of Pain Later

    Reminder: A Little Pain Now Can Save a Lot of Pain Later
    I know, you think you hear it enough from me here at Construction Law Musings.  I am seemingly constantly beating the drum of early advice from a construction attorney and the benefits of spending a bit of money now to avoid spending a…
  • Apr 19

    Is Arbitration Always the Answer?

    Is Arbitration Always the Answer?
    After a long (for me) hiatus due to Spring Break with my wonderful family followed by a crazy last two weeks for both personal and business reasons, I’m back and ready to muse again. This week’s “musings” concern a…
  • Apr 5

    Talking Mediation at ALPS411

    Talking Mediation at ALPS411
    Thanks again to the ALPS411 Blog continuing to allow me a platform to “Muse” on their blog.  This time is about mediation and my love of the process.  Here’s an excerpt: This fact of life is why, in almost…
Rank this Week: 315

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Does Talcum Powder Cause Cancer?

    Does Talcum Powder Cause Cancer?
    Johnson & Johnson is under fire again, only months after the company was ordered to pay $72 million to the family of a woman who died after using its talcum-powder based products. Studies have shown a link between ovarian cancer and the…
  • Apr 21

    MassDOT Continues Inspections of Manhole Covers in the Wake of Deadly Accident

    MassDOT Continues Inspections of Manhole Covers in the Wake of Deadly Accident
    As the warmer weather approaches, Boston and the surrounding areas begin to prepare for increased tourism and heavy traffic. This year, a major part of this preparation involves testing manhole and storm drain covers in and around the city.…
  • Apr 15

    I Live In Massachusetts, Should I Purchase Bicycle Insurance?

    I Live In Massachusetts, Should I Purchase Bicycle Insurance?
    As commuters become more health conscious, and environmentally and financially-minded, bicycling to and from work is growing in popularity. Of course, with more bikes on the roads, there are also more bicycle accidents. Depending on the…
Rank this Week: 323

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

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

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 842

California Trust, Estate & Probate…

California Trust, Estate & Probate Litigation

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills. By Albertson & Davidson LLP.

http://www.californiatrustestateandprobatelitigation.com
  • Apr 26

    Working for a Living: Trustees’ Duty to Make Trust Property Productive

    Working for a Living: Trustees’ Duty to Make Trust Property Productive
    Trust property must be productive. But what does that mean exactly? Well if you have rental real property in a Trust, it needs to be rented. If you have cash in a bank account, it needs to be invested. If you have a car that no one drives, it…
  • Apr 12

    A Precious Resource: California Trustees’ Must Take Control and Preserve Trust Property

    A Precious Resource: California Trustees’ Must Take Control and Preserve Trust Property
    One of the most important financial duties of a Trustee is to take control of all Trust assets and act to preserve those assets from loss. This can mean different things in different situations. For example, if you take over a Trust with a…
  • Mar 29

    Time to Object to Your California Trust or Will Lawsuit

    Time to Object to Your California Trust or Will Lawsuit
    When faced with a Probate Court Petition that you do not agree with, you must object. Luckily, in California you have some leeway on when you can object because our Probate Code allows interested parties to object orally at the initial…
Rank this Week: 946

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 26

    Deflategate, Collective Bargaining, and Arbitration

    Deflategate, Collective Bargaining, and Arbitration
    Lisa Gelernter (SUNY-Buffalo, and a Bills fan) writes to share her take on the Second Circuit’s decision upholding the four-game suspension of Tom Brady of the Patriots for the deflate-gate scandal. [Side note: all the NFL's footballs are…
  • Apr 22

    Uber Settles Class Action for $100 million

    Uber Settles Class Action for $100 million
    Many of us in the labor and employment law community have been following the pending class-action litigation against Uber on the issue of whether its drivers are employees or independent contractors. Widespread news reports now indicate that…
  • Apr 21

    EEOC/Halliburton Settlement Breach

    EEOC/Halliburton Settlement Breach
    image from eeoc.gov For those of us teaching courses in ADR/Employment, an interesting case comes out of Mississippi between the EEOC and Halliburton. The case, EEOC v. Halliburton Energy Service, Inc. and Boots & Coots, LLC d/b/a/ Boots…
Rank this Week: 75

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 90

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Apr 26

    Charter-Time Warner Cable merger gets approval

    Charter-Time Warner Cable merger gets approval
    Two weeks after California recommended approval of the Charter-Time Warner Cable deal, now the DOJ/FCC have also cleared the way for that deal to close - but with conditions. On April 12, California administrative law judge recommend approval…
  • Apr 25

    New M&A Casebook

    New M&A Casebook
    I'm happy to announce the publication of a new casebook: Hill, Quinn, and Davidoff Solomon's Mergers and Acquisitions: Law, Theory, and Practice: Being an M&A practitioner or litigator requires not only a knowledge of the law—the…
  • Apr 13

    The end of the letter opinion?

    The end of the letter opinion?
    Over at The Chancery Daily, they have observed something interesting. There is has been a decline in letter opinions from the Chancery Court. I'd share some links, but The Chancery Daily is a newsletter, so you'll just have to pay...
Rank this Week: 355

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Apr 26

    North Carolina Elevator Accident Attorney

    North Carolina Elevator Accident Attorney
    Elevators are supposed to be a safe part of everyday life, and, most of the time, they are safe. Unfortunately, though, some elevator owners and technicians fail to take necessary precaution to keep their elevators safe. Given the very nature…
  • Apr 20

    North Carolina Business Breach of Contract Attorney

    North Carolina Business Breach of Contract Attorney
    When one party to a contract breaches the agreement, the results can be devastating for the other party. The results many times include cash flow problems, inability to meet obligations under other contracts, reputation damage, and difficulty…
  • Apr 19

    John Oliver Takes on the Credit Reporting Industry – NC FCRA Lawyer

    John Oliver Takes on the Credit Reporting Industry – NC FCRA Lawyer
    Last Week on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver took on the credit reporting industry in a segment that consumer lawyers only with they could play for a jury.  In an explicit mix of humor and outrage, John Oliver exposed 60 years of credit…
Rank this Week: 935

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division
    Preying on the elderly is a common problem in every city in the United States, including in Las Vegas where predators often attack the most vulnerable members of society. In November 2015, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson met the…
  • Apr 19

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home
    The number of adults 50 years and older in the U.S. is expected to increase more than 70 percent of where it was in the year 2000 to 132 million in total by 2020. The significant increase is attributed to the substantial number of baby…
  • Apr 12

    Jury Awards $1M in Nursing Home Bedsore Lawsuit

    Jury Awards $1M in Nursing Home Bedsore Lawsuit
    A Cuyahoga County judge has ordered the Ohio nursing facility Beachwood Pointe Care Center to pay $1 million to surviving family members of a resident who lost her life through the “negligence and recklessness” of the facility. A…
Rank this Week: 189

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
Rank this Week: 635

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Covers government contract issues including contract formation, strategies, bid protests and contract interpretation. By Crowell Moring.

http://www.governmentcontractslegalforum.com/
  • Apr 26

    DoD And NASA Again Seek Changes to the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act

    DoD And NASA Again Seek Changes to the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act
    In this year’s set of legislative proposals forwarded to Capitol Hill, DoD and NASA have again requested changes to the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act (“PFCRA”) to create, in the government’s view, a more viable…
  • Apr 25

    Seismic Shift in VA Trade Agreements Act Policy

    Seismic Shift in VA Trade Agreements Act Policy
    Earlier this week, the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) announced a seismic shift in policy that opens VA Schedule 65 IB to covered drugs that do not comply with the Trade Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. §2501 et seq.)…
  • Apr 22

    Acting Army Secretary Directs the End of “Use or Lose” Spending

    Acting Army Secretary Directs the End of “Use or Lose” Spending
    On April 15, 2016, the Acting Secretary of the Army issued Army Directive 2016-16 (Changing Management Behavior: Every Dollar Counts) stating that the Army will “eliminate ‘use or lose’ funding practices,” i.e.,…
Rank this Week: 675

DBL Law Blog

DBL Law Blog

Covers business, construction, employment and real estate law in Ohio and Kentucky. By Dressman Benzinger LaVelle.

http://www.dbllaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Nicole Elver Selected to Leadership Kentucky

    Nicole Elver Selected to Leadership Kentucky
    DBL Law is pleased to announce that Nicole Elver, partner in the Louisville office, has been selected to join the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2016. Leadership Kentucky is tasked with bringing together a select group of people that possess a…
  • Apr 20

    Betsy Weber Appointed to Kentucky Registry of Election Finance

    Betsy Weber Appointed to Kentucky Registry of Election Finance
    CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – April 20, 2016 – DBL Law is pleased to announce that Elizabeth G. Weber, partner and head of the firm’s bankruptcy, commercial law and collections practice, has been appointed to the Kentucky Registry…
  • Apr 19

    7 Reasons You Might Get Audited

    7 Reasons You Might Get Audited
    Most of us are getting ready to submit federal and state income tax returns before the deadline. (Note: For 2016, the deadline has been moved from the 15th to the 18th due to a series of well-placed holidays.) But what are the chances…
Rank this Week: 846

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Connecticut Businesses Should Exercise Caution on DOL’s New FMLA Guide for Employer

    Connecticut Businesses Should Exercise Caution on DOL’s New FMLA Guide for Employer
    Over the years in the employment law “blawgosphere” (isn’t there a better term by now?), I’ve had the pleasure of meeting with and conferring with several other attorneys who blog. One of those is Jeff Nowak, whose…
  • Apr 25

    Thoughts on Connecticut’s Congressional Delegation, Despite Inaction by Congre

    Thoughts on Connecticut’s Congressional Delegation, Despite Inaction by Congre
    Last week, as part of my work with the American Bar Association, I had the opportunity to meet with all of Connecticut’s Representatives and Senators in Washington, D.C.  Most were available in person, while I met with senior staff…
  • Apr 15

    Secret Wisdom from the “Stars” of the Legal Profession

    Secret Wisdom from the “Stars” of the Legal Profession
    Last night, I had the opportunity to attend the Connecticut Bar Association’s awards dinner — titled, “Celebrate with the Stars”. It was a lovely event filled with accolades for some of the state’s best and…
Rank this Week: 311

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: 169

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Mastering Expert Witness Discovery: The Ultimate Guide

    Mastering Expert Witness Discovery: The Ultimate Guide
    Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure governs disclosure of expert witness testimony during the discovery... Read More The post Mastering Expert Witness Discovery: The Ultimate Guide appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Apr 26

    Alzheimer’s Disease and Decision-Making Capacity: Identifying Client Impairment

    Alzheimer’s Disease and Decision-Making Capacity: Identifying Client Impairment
    Aging of the population will confront lawyers with questions about their clients’ competence to execute wills, sign contracts,... Read More The post Alzheimer’s Disease and Decision-Making Capacity: Identifying Client Impairment…
  • Apr 18

    Viagra MDL Seeks Consolidation of All Melanoma Related Suit

    Viagra MDL Seeks Consolidation of All Melanoma Related Suit
    The popular erectile dysfunction drug Viagra has been the target of a flurry of lawsuits after a 2014 study found... Read More The post Viagra MDL Seeks Consolidation of All Melanoma Related Suits appeared first on The Expert…
Rank this Week: 776

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Apr 25

    Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish Recalled

    Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish Recalled
    Krasnyi Oktyabr Inc. in Brooklyn, NY, is recalling Vobla (Roach) Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish and Bream Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause…
  • Apr 24

    Salmonella Recall: Organic Spiced Herbal Tea

    Salmonella Recall: Organic Spiced Herbal Tea
    CVS Pharmacy® announced today that it has voluntarily recalled select cases of Gold Emblem Abound™ Organic Spiced Herbal Tea following notification from the manufacturer that the product is potentially contaminated…
  • Apr 22

    Fifteen Frozen Vegetable Items Recalled over Listeria

    Fifteen Frozen Vegetable Items Recalled over Listeria
    CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling fifteen frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal…
Rank this Week: 95

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

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

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • Apr 25

    #4 Twitter Tip - Top 9 Reasons to Use Hootsuite

    #4 Twitter Tip - Top 9 Reasons to Use Hootsuite
    To be effective on Twitter it is essential to have a Hootsuite account. A basic account is free, but a paid account is awesome. For starters I love the weekly email: The email shows all the accounts I manage and how well they're…
  • Apr 22

    #3 Twitter Tip - Fluid Interaction with Your Follower

    #3 Twitter Tip - Fluid Interaction with Your Follower
    Using the the tips I disclose here, I grew my new Twitter handle, @MastermindExper, from zero followers to +1,486 real followers in only 16 days. The key to a successful Twitter account is lively interaction with your followers. But what is…
  • Apr 20

    #2 Twitter Tip - Copy Followers of Leader

    #2 Twitter Tip - Copy Followers of Leader
    Wouldn't it be great if there were a way to follow people who are already interested in your Twitter updates, so that they are most likely to follow you back? I have good news. There are at least two ways to do this. I used both of them…
Rank this Week: 368

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

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

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    LTRC’s Women of Legal Tech – 2016

    LTRC’s Women of Legal Tech – 2016
    I’m excited to point readers to the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center’s 2016 Women of Legal Tech list. As the announcement says: One of the American Bar Association’s core values is a commitment to diversity, which the…
  • Feb 15

    DennisKennedy.Blog Celebrates Thirteenth Birthday

    DennisKennedy.Blog Celebrates Thirteenth Birthday
    Long-time readers of this blog will know that today is the blawgiversary of DennisKennedy.Blog. I started this blog on February 15, 2003, and we (my blog and me) are marking its thirteenth birthday today. That makes DennisKennedy.Blog a…
  • Feb 14

    ABA TECHREPORT, New Roundtable and New Podcast

    ABA TECHREPORT, New Roundtable and New Podcast
    The 2015 ABA TECHREPORT is out. The TECHREPORT is a set of free articles where the American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center has legal technology expert analyze and summarize data from the 2015 ABA Legal Technology…
Rank this Week: 824