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The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Ibanez Update: Land Court Ruling May Clear Defective Titles, And Curative Legislation Nearing Passage

    Ibanez Update: Land Court Ruling May Clear Defective Titles, And Curative Legislation Nearing Passage
    It appears we may be nearing the end of the misery resulting from the infamous U.S. Bank v. Ibanez foreclosure decision, which has caused hundreds if not thousands of title defects across the Commonwealth. A recent Land Court ruling…
  • Jul 24

    Airbnb Rentals Raise Thorny Legal Issue

    Airbnb Rentals Raise Thorny Legal Issue
    Law Catching Up With Popular Airbnb Room Rental Website With the promise of relatively easy money, Airbnb (Air Bed & Breakfast) is making innkeepers of many Greater Boston homeowners and even renters who are taking advantage of the…
  • Jul 22

    Easier For Condominium Association To Sue Over Defective Construction, SJC Rule

    Easier For Condominium Association To Sue Over Defective Construction, SJC Rule
    Wyman v. Ayer Properties:  SJC Holds That Economic Loss Doctrine Inapplicable In Condominium Construction Defect Claims In an important ruling which will make it less difficult for condominium associations and trustees to seek…
Rank this Week: 366

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Prompt Payment Penalty Calculation

    Prompt Payment Penalty Calculation
    Texas insurance law lawyers need to be able to calculate how the Prompt Payment Act when calculating damages. A 2008, Fort Worth Court of Appeals case is good to read for guidance. The style of the case is, GuideOne Lloyds...
  • Jul 26

    Insurance Kickbacks To Bank

    Insurance Kickbacks To Bank
    Texas insurance law attorneys need to keep up with what is happening in the world of insurance. The Washington Examiner ran an article in June 2014 that is interesting. The article is titled "US Weighs Lawsuits On Alleged Insurance…
  • Jul 24

    Suing For Bad Faith

    Suing For Bad Faith
    A Texas insurance law lawyers needs to know the proper way to sue on bad faith insurance cases. The proper way will differ depending on the type of case. When the claim arises out of an uninsured motorist claim it...
Rank this Week: 831

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Jul 27

    In Memoriam: John Mills, Esteemed Colleague

    In Memoriam: John Mills, Esteemed Colleague
    John Mills, skilled family lawyer and mediator, beloved family member of our Family Law Section's member Evelyn Redmond, passed away yesterday, July 26, 2014. Richard Victor and Scott Bassett, two members of the jass band known as "The…
  • Jul 21

    Networking | Essential for the Successful Lawyer

    Networking | Essential for the Successful Lawyer
    Conferences are important and are a great place to make face-to-face contact with other lawyers who may refer work to you.
  • Jul 19

    New Revocation of Parentage Act | What New Rights are Created?

    New Revocation of Parentage Act | What New Rights are Created?
    On June 12, 2012, Public Act 159 of 2012 because effective as law in Michigan regarding the revocation of parentage by various persons given standing and under certain terms and conditions.
Rank this Week: 720

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    The police never read me my rights!

    The police never read me my rights!
    First, you should understand what your rights are, and then we can discuss why the police did not read them to you. You do not have to wait for Miranda warnings to remain silent or ask for a lawyer! In Texas you only have to ID yourself if…
  • Jul 26

    A Detective called and wants me to come in for an interview, what should I do?

    A Detective called and wants me to come in for an interview, what should I do?
    So a detective has called you up and invited you down to the local police sheriff’s department for an interview? When you arrive they will tell you that you are free to go at any time, and that they just want to get your side of the…
  • Jul 25

    Texas Lawyers- Volunteers needed to help refugee children

    Texas Lawyers- Volunteers needed to help refugee children
    The State Bar of Texas has a program to help the refugee children in Texas and volunteer attorneys are needed.  Here are details on the upcoming training seminars. DALLAS-FORT WORTH METROPLEX Wednesday, July 30: Informational session:…
Rank this Week: 470

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    The Role of the “Science Lawyer” in Modern Litigation

    The Role of the “Science Lawyer” in Modern Litigation
    “For the rational study of the law the blackletter man may be the man of the present, but the man of the future is the man of statistics and the master of economics.”[1] “Judges commonly are elderly men, and are more likely…
  • Jul 25

    Conflict of Interest Regulations Apply Symmetrically

    Conflict of Interest Regulations Apply Symmetrically
    Last week, a federal judge ruled that working as a plaintiffs’ expert witness in tobacco litigation or as consultants for pharmaceutical companies with tobacco-cessation medications was a conflict of interest, which invalidated a FDA…
  • Jul 24

    Subgroups — Subpar Statistical Practice versus Fraud

    Subgroups — Subpar Statistical Practice versus Fraud
    Several people have asked me why I do not enable comments on this blog.  Although some bloggers (e.g., Deborah Mayo’s Error Statistics site) have had great success in generating interesting and important discussions, I have seen…
Rank this Week: 581

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Salsarita’s at Walmart Sickens 275 with Shigella

    Salsarita’s at Walmart Sickens 275 with Shigella
    Salsarita’s Restaurant in the Walmart Home Office Café in Bentonville has reopened following a Shigella outbreak that made 275 sick in nine states according to the Benton County Health Department.  According to...…
  • Jul 26

    Where were the Listeria Nectarines, Peaches, Plums and Pluots Sold?

    Where were the Listeria Nectarines, Peaches, Plums and Pluots Sold?
    When the FDA and Wawona Packing announced a recall of certain “stone fruits” due to a positive Listeria test, it appeared to be a somewhat standard, and likely limited recall.... Continue Reading
  • Jul 24

    Another Family Impacted by Salmonella – Tainted Peanut Butter from PCA

    Another Family Impacted by Salmonella – Tainted Peanut Butter from PCA
     In 2009 Vernon Knudsen was 74 years old and lived with his loving wife, Marjorie, in the small town of Onalaska, Texas, just north of Houston.  Vernon was happily retired... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 29

Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on shigella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Arkansas Salsarita’s Restaurant Linked to Shigella Outbreak

    Arkansas Salsarita’s Restaurant Linked to Shigella Outbreak
    Salsarita’s Restaurant in the Walmart Home Office Café in Bentonville has reopened following a Shigella outbreak that made 275 sick in nine states according to the Benton County Health Department.... Continue Reading
  • Jul 21

    Indiana and Michigan Report Increase in Shigella

    Indiana and Michigan Report Increase in Shigella
    With over 200 cases of shigellosis reported in the state and many parents in Indiana are keeping children out of the water where it’s believed many are contracting the illness.... Continue Reading
  • Jun 28

    Salsarita’s Restaurant: 158 with Shigella after 9 Health Code Violation

    Salsarita’s Restaurant: 158 with Shigella after 9 Health Code Violation
    According to the Arkansas State Health Department dozens of employees at Walmart home office in Bentonville are overcoming an outbreak of Shigellosis.  The Salsarita’s Restaurant at the Walmart Home Office... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 574

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jul 27

    Walmart’s Salsarita’s Sickened 275 with Shigella – Lawsuit to Follow

    Walmart’s Salsarita’s Sickened 275 with Shigella – Lawsuit to Follow
    Salsarita’s Restaurant in the Walmart Home Office Café in Bentonville has reopened following a Shigella outbreak that made 275 sick in nine states according to the Benton County Health Department.  According to the Arkansas…
  • Jul 27

    Another Cyclospora Outbreak?

    Another Cyclospora Outbreak?
    Federal officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are now stepping in to assist health officials in 13 states in investigating a spike in cases of Cyclosporiasis, according to CIDRAP. Cyclosporiasis is an…
  • Jul 26

    Most Curent Retail List of Listeria Contaminated Fruit

    Most Curent Retail List of Listeria Contaminated Fruit
    When the FDA and Wawona Packing announced a recall of certain “stone fruits” due to a positive Listeria test, it appeared to be a somewhat standard, and likely limited recall.  However, over the week my email inbox has bulged…
Rank this Week: 69

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    $8.5 billion

    $8.5 billion
    That's the value of the Detroit Institute's collection according to an appraisal commissioned by one of the City's largest creditors.
  • Jul 23

    Interesting Sales Tax Decision

    Interesting Sales Tax Decision
    (How often do you get to say that?)  It involves the dealer Richard Feigen.  He sold a painting in 2004 for $2.5 million and paid sales taxes of $215,000 to the NY authorities in 2005.  In 2011, it emerged that the painting was…
  • Jul 22

    Corcoran Update: Nine members of Save the Corcoran get standing (UPDATED)

    Corcoran Update: Nine members of Save the Corcoran get standing (UPDATED)
    The Washington Post confirms.  The amusing thing about this one is that the Hall Monitors don't know how to feel about it.  On the one hand, they're against the proposed plan because they're against everything they care deeply…
Rank this Week: 288

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 412

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    A weapon in the parking lot, the statute of limitations and public policy - court rejects challenge to arbitrator's award

    A weapon in the parking lot, the statute of limitations and public policy - court rejects challenge to arbitrator's award
    In its decision in Alabama Gas Corp. v Gas Fitters Local Union No. 548, the District Court for the Northern District of Alabama denies Alabama Gas' request to set aside an award of Arbitrator Jack Clarke and instead grants the Union's…
  • Jul 20

    More from the Fifth Circuit on "implied findings of just cause"

    More from the Fifth Circuit on "implied findings of just cause"
    The Fifth Circuit has, on several occasions, refused to confirm an arbitrator's award where it determined that the Arbitrator's factual findings constituted an "implied finding" of just cause. This line of cases is discussed here.…
  • Jul 13

    APWU wins one, loses one

    APWU wins one, loses one
    APWU prevailed in a recent arbitration before Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg concerning the minimum qualifications needed for excessed employees transferring to a different unit, but a grievance concerning outsourcing Personal Vehicle Service…
Rank this Week: 857

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jul 27

    Virtual assistants that are affordable and super helpful

    Virtual assistants that are affordable and super helpful
    What kind of virtual assistance can you get for $25 a month? Until I tried FancyHands I would have said “nothing worthwhile.” But my friend Chad Burton persuaded me to try them, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised. Under the…
  • Jul 13

    The voice in your head

    The voice in your head
    Have you ever noticed the little voice in your head? Every human who has learned to speak a language has a little voice in their head. Thinking is possible only because of that little voice. If you notice yourself thinking, as you are…
  • Jun 29

    The problem with being clever

    The problem with being clever
    Being seen as clever by your fellow humans seems like a good thing. We like it when we say something clever and people notice. Feels good, right? So what’s the problem with being clever? It’s not at all obvious. When we bask…
Rank this Week: 131

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jul 27

    Missing tenants and missing sentences: Council tax and periodic tenancie

    Missing tenants and missing sentences: Council tax and periodic tenancie
    Further to my post here on council tax liability for statutory periodic tenancies, I have heard about another Valuation Tribunal case, this time involving a contractual periodic tenancy, and also oddly involving this blog. The issue was…
  • Jul 24

    Spencer v Taylor – section 21 new

    Spencer v Taylor – section 21 new
    The Appellant tenant in Spencer v Taylor [2013] EWCA Civ 1600 (our note here) has had permission to appeal to the Supreme Court refused, on the grounds that it did not raise an arguable point of law. This means that the Court of Appeal…
  • Jul 22

    Pyrrhic victory corner: Costs on appeal from a small claim

    Pyrrhic victory corner: Costs on appeal from a small claim
    Akhtar v Boland [2014] EWCA Civ 943 Just a quick note on this one, after a conversation with a colleague reminded me I hadn’t written it up. The details of the case need not detain us, it was a PI case which had been allocated to the…
Rank this Week: 454

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Where To Locate Your Business In China Or Asia

    Where To Locate Your Business In China Or Asia
    A reporter recently asked me why our clients that had chosen to locate in Vietnam had chosen Vietnam over China. I mentioned lower costs, less competition, and how some had told me that it was because they just flat out preferred spending…
  • Jul 25

    China Domain Name Emails. It Is Still A Scam.

    China Domain Name Emails. It Is Still A Scam.
    One of our China lawyers just got the following email which, interestingly enough went to the spam folder.  I mention that it went to the spam folder because it shows that Outlook recognized it for what it contained, a fairly standard…
  • Jul 24

    China: Do Just One Thing Redux. Trademarks.

    China: Do Just One Thing Redux. Trademarks.
    More than three years ago, we did the following post, entitled, China: Do Just One Thing. Trademarks. From time to time I get calls from start-up companies about to embark on manufacturing in China. They are calling to ask what they need to…
Rank this Week: 182

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review, Vol. 27(1)

    Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review, Vol. 27(1)
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the National Law School of India Review]The National Law School of India Review is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue - Volume 27(1). The National Law School of India…
  • Jul 22

    Trade, Law and Development Journal Call for Paper

    Trade, Law and Development Journal Call for Paper
    The Board of Editors of Trade, Law and Development [TL&D] is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Winter ‘14 Issue of the Journal (Vol. 6, No. 2) in the form of Articles, Notes,…
  • Jul 21

    Deadline reminder: Contemporary Issues in Indian Public Law

    Deadline reminder: Contemporary Issues in Indian Public Law
    The deadline for the submission of proposals is 1 August 2014.The Faculty of Law, University of Oxford and the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne are organising a workshop on Contemporary issues in Indian Public Law on…
Rank this Week: 200

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 97

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
Rank this Week: 99

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jul 26

    Law & Econ Workshops for Law Professors—Arlington, VA, and Duck Key, FL

    Law & Econ Workshops for Law Professors—Arlington, VA, and Duck Key, FL
    The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law invites applications for three upcoming LEC Workshops for Law Professors: LEC Workshop for Law Professors on Austrian Law & Economics, Oct. 1-3, 2014 LEC-PERC…
  • Jul 26

    Innovation Economics—Chicago, IL

    Innovation Economics—Chicago, IL
    The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth (Northwestern Law) invites paper submissions for its Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economics, which will take place June 18-19, 2015. The submission deadline is Feb. 9, 2015.…
  • Jul 26

    Energy Regulation: Legal & Regulatory Issues, Obstacles & Opportunities in Electricity Markets—Chicago, IL

    Energy Regulation: Legal & Regulatory Issues, Obstacles & Opportunities in Electricity Markets—Chicago, IL
    The Searle Center on Law Regulation and Economic Growth (Northwestern Law) presents the Third Annual Conference on Energy Regulation: Legal and Regulatory Issues, Obstacles, and Opportunities in Electricity Markets Nov. 13-14, 2014. mw
Rank this Week: 34

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 328

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By John B. Mesirow.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jul 26

    Oh, You’re Going To Give Me That Sweet And Sour Sauce

    Oh, You’re Going To Give Me That Sweet And Sour Sauce
    Even if you like sweet and sour sauce, ain’t no way you like it as much as this Washington State man. As reported by The Highline Times: A man entered a fast food restaurant at the 14800 block of 4th Ave. S.W. asking for some…
  • Jul 26

    Yes, Someone Would Stoop This Low To Try To Avoid Getting A Speeding Ticket

    Yes, Someone Would Stoop This Low To Try To Avoid Getting A Speeding Ticket
    What lengths would you go to in order to avoid a speeding ticket? Ladies, would you fire up the waterworks? Gents, would you throw yourself on the mercy of the officer? You won’t believe what this guy did. As reported by WFTV.com: A man…
  • Jul 24

    All Door Are Definitely Not Alike

    All Door Are Definitely Not Alike
    Door are similar in that they all lead somewhere. On a plane, though, where they lead is kind of important – the bathroom, or, as reported at theindependent.ie … Tomasz Mucha (26) had never been on a plane before and drank vodka…
Rank this Week: 263

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jul 26

    TWEEMAAL PROCEDEREN OVER HETZELFDE GESCHIL?

    TWEEMAAL PROCEDEREN OVER HETZELFDE GESCHIL?
    Res judicata In Nederland, maar ook in de andere landen binnen het Koninkrijk, geldt de regel dat als de rechter al een (definitief bindend) oordeel over een geschil heeft uitgesproken, je niet over datzelfde geschil wederom een procedure…
  • Jul 25

    STUDIESCHULD: WELK RECHT IS VAN TOEPASSING?

    STUDIESCHULD: WELK RECHT IS VAN TOEPASSING?
    Studieschuld gematigd door de rechter De Stichting Studiefinanciering Curaçao (SSC) heeft een studielening aan X verstrekt van in hoofdsom ANG 12.000. Partijen hebben daarover op 21 juli 1997 een overeenkomst van geldlening gesloten. X…
  • Jul 18

    NO DERIVATIVE ACTION IN ST. MAARTEN

    NO DERIVATIVE ACTION IN ST. MAARTEN
    A claim based on tort is possible though St. Maarten law does not provide for a derivative action. According to Section 2:3 subsection 1 of the St. Maarten Civil Code, for the purposes of patrimonial law (i.e. the law of property, rights and…
Rank this Week: 678

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Sweet Paprika Powder Recalled Due to Salmonella

    Sweet Paprika Powder Recalled Due to Salmonella
    The TJX Companies, Inc. today announced it is recalling “ecoato” Sweet Paprika Powder products as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Upon learning of the potential risk... Continue Reading
  • Jul 26

    Unnamed Organic Carob Powder Supplier Prompts Salmonella Recall

    Unnamed Organic Carob Powder Supplier Prompts Salmonella Recall
    CaCoCo, Inc. has been notified by its supplier of a recall of Organic Carob Powder due to possible health risks related to Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism that can... Continue Reading
  • Jul 17

    84 Sick from Salmonella Chia in Canada and United State

    84 Sick from Salmonella Chia in Canada and United State
    As of July 14, 2014, a total of 25 ill persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Newport (16 persons), Salmonella Hartford (7 persons), or Salmonella Oranienburg (2 persons)... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 364

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Jul 26

    Roll It Up. Light It Up. Smoke It Up. Sayeth the NY Times.

    Roll It Up. Light It Up. Smoke It Up. Sayeth the NY Times.
    The headline credit really belongs to Cypress Hill, but we'll give the Times a h/t. In an Editorial, the paper of record called for the federal decriminalization of marijuana. That's a big deal. As the editorial acknowledges, it isn't…
  • Jul 26

    Reining In Civil Forfeiture

    Reining In Civil Forfeiture
    Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has sponsored a bill that would substantively limit the federal government's ability to seize private property under civil forfeiture laws. In simple terms, the federal government currently has the right to seize…
  • Jul 25

    Stephen Gillers' Unfortunate Choice of Word

    Stephen Gillers' Unfortunate Choice of Word
    Stephen Gillers is a widely respected expert on the legal profession and a go-to person for journalists looking for a quote on lawyers' conduct. For some reason, the New York Times sought out a soundbite from Gillers about the increasing…
Rank this Week: 17

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 534

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

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

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
  • Jul 26

    Quirky Question #236, “I need some time off to give my daughter a mental boost…”

    Quirky Question #236, “I need some time off to give my daughter a mental boost…”
    ­­­Question: We employ a very elderly lady, Agnes. In fact, she’s a great-grandmother. See has asked to take some time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act. See tells us that her daughter Beatrice is out of the…
  • Jul 19

    Quirky Question #235, Payment of Wages – Better Late Than Never Is Half Right

    Quirky Question #235, Payment of Wages – Better Late Than Never Is Half Right
    Question: My company was in a tight spot last month with cash flow and we had to delay payroll by a few days. We did end up paying everyone what they were owed. I now have an employee, however, who is claiming the late payment violated her…
  • Jul 12

    Quirky Question #234, Selling Accrued Vacation

    Quirky Question #234, Selling Accrued Vacation
    Question: Our company allows employees to sell up to 40 hours of their accrued PTO (accrued vacation) each year.  If an employee elects to sell the accrued PTO, we pay it out in a lump sum at the end of the year.  Does this raise…
Rank this Week: 519

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    The secret principle behind all statutory and constitutional interpretation

    The secret principle behind all statutory and constitutional interpretation
    We haven't yet discussed the latest legal challenge to Obamacare, which is now in the news thanks to conflicting decisions issued by the DC Circuit and the 4th Circuit on the same day last week.The issue is that the Obamacare statute says…
  • Jul 24

    What is the proper method of execution?

    What is the proper method of execution?
    Michael Kiefer of the Arizona Republic has a story about witnessing the execution of Joseph Wood on Thursday afternoon. I recommend you read it.Mr. Wood was supposed to be executed by lethal injection. When most people hear that term, I…
  • Jul 22

    Judge Posner is Cat Crazy

    Judge Posner is Cat Crazy
    It is by now well known that Judge Richard Posner is a cat person. It is perhaps somewhat less well known that his love of cats has infected his judicial decision making to an alarming degree.For example, take Judge Posner's opinion in…
Rank this Week: 988

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/
  • Jul 26

    Studying law in prison helps convict win freedom

    Studying law in prison helps convict win freedom
    The ABA Journal online has an interesting (and inspiring) article today about Rodell Sanders, a Chicago man who spent 20 years in prison for murder. Sanders decided to learn the law while he was in jail, and committed himself to studying law…
  • Jul 25

    .These shoes were made for walking...

    .These shoes were made for walking...
    The Wall Street Journal reports that Ducere, a company in India, has come up with a new entry in the "wearable technology" field: the Lechal smart shoe, aka "interactive haptic footwear".  The shoes are bluetooth-enabled so that they can…
  • Jul 23

    New additions to Historical Newspapers database

    New additions to Historical Newspapers database
    The University Library System reports new additions to their ProQuest Historical Newspapers database. They have completed the collection of Black Newspapers (9 titles total) and added the 4 titles of the American Jewish Newspaper collection.…
Rank this Week: 782

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 521

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 26

    Tampa Tribune: Florida Gay Marriage and Gay Divorce Case

    Tampa Tribune: Florida Gay Marriage and Gay Divorce Case
    As I wrote in a previous post, a Florida Circuit Court judge in Monroe County (in the Florida Keys) declared that Florida’s ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional.  Though that ruling was stayed (not put into effect) pending…
  • Jul 20

    Radio Interview: Collaborative Divorce and Christian Value

    Radio Interview: Collaborative Divorce and Christian Value
    Collaborative attorney Joryn Jenkins and I recently appeared on Spirit FM 90.5′s Legally Speaking to talk about Collaborative Divorce.  Spirit FM is a Christian radio network that broadcasts out of Christ the King Church in the…
  • Jul 17

    BREAKING NEWS – Florida Judge Permits Same Sex Marriage Licenses in Florida Key

    BREAKING NEWS – Florida Judge Permits Same Sex Marriage Licenses in Florida Key
    Yet another judge has declared a ban on same sex marriages to be unconstitutional, and this one occurred right here in Florida.  The Honorable Luis M. Garcia found the law preventing the Clerk of Monroe County from issuing…
Rank this Week: 427

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jul 26

    Vacation

    Vacation
    It’s time for my annual vacation. If something earth-shattering in the tax world happens while I’m relaxing, I’ll take time out to post on it. Otherwise, enjoy the fine bloggers listed in the blogroll on the right.…
  • Jul 26

    Perhaps the Lerner Emails Still Exist (IRS Scandal Update)

    Perhaps the Lerner Emails Still Exist (IRS Scandal Update)
    There has been plenty of news regarding the IRS scandal. The most interesting is that IRS managers testified that it’s possible that Lois Lerner’s emails still exist. The Washington Post published an article on six questions that…
  • Jul 26

    2:42

    2:42
    That’s how long I spent on hold on the IRS Practitioner Priority Service (PPS) yesterday–two hours, forty-two minutes. A client had made a payment and it was misapplied by the IRS; I needed to have the IRS correctly apply it. As I…
Rank this Week: 349

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 26

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

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

    Royal Caribbean Bars Pregnant Passenger, Then Apologize

    Royal Caribbean Bars Pregnant Passenger, Then Apologize
    News sources in Canada are reporting that Royal Caribbean barred a woman from cruising with her family after she admitted that she was pregnant but didn't have a note from her doctor stating that she was fit to travel.  Global Toronto…
  • Jul 24

    Norwegian Cruise Line Wins Worst Cruise Line in the World Award

    Norwegian Cruise Line Wins Worst Cruise Line in the World Award
    It's been a while since I awarded my "Worst Cruise Line in the World" award. Quite frankly, I became tired of giving it to Carnival and Royal Caribbean every month.  But a reader of Cruise Law News just sent me a story of little…
Rank this Week: 113

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Where Listeria Fruit was Sold

    Where Listeria Fruit was Sold
    When the FDA and Wawona Packing announced a recall of certain “stone fruits” due to a positive Listeria test, it appeared to be a somewhat standard, and likely limited recall.... Continue Reading
  • Jul 26

    Listeria Sandwiches Recalled

    Listeria Sandwiches Recalled
    Great American Marketing, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 475 pounds of FSIS and FDA-regulated, ready-to-eat products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of…
  • Jul 19

    California Stone Fruit Prompts Listeria Recall

    California Stone Fruit Prompts Listeria Recall
    Dierbergs Markets is pulling from its stores a number of tree-ripened stone fruits from a California-based packing company. Wawona Packing Co. has issued a voluntary recall of conventional and organic... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 430

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 961

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    His Final Bow

    His Final Bow
    PBS will begin airing the last season's adaptations of Agatha Christie's Poirot novels on July 27. After a quarter of a century, we will say adieu to our old friends Poirot, Hastings, Miss Lemon, and Superintendent Japp. While PBS will…
  • Jul 23

    A Comic Book Nice Guy Dies Saving A Friend: Life, Death, and Archie Andrew

    A Comic Book Nice Guy Dies Saving A Friend: Life, Death, and Archie Andrew
    Archie Andrews, the lovable character familiar to many from the "Archie" comics, meets his end in today's installment of Life With Archie, when he saves the life of his friend Kevin Keller. Kevin is a veteran opposed to gun violence who…
  • Jul 23

    Preliminary CFP for the Law, Literature, and the Humanities Association of Australasia December 2015 Conference

    Preliminary CFP for the Law, Literature, and the Humanities Association of Australasia December 2015 Conference
    Preliminary call for papers for the December 9-12 2015 conference on "Complicity" at the University of Technology Sydney Law School, sponsored by the Law, Literature, and the Humanities Association of Australasia.Organizers will post a full…
Rank this Week: 359

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Jul 26

    Wiessner on Mass Claims in the Context of Argentina's Debt Default

    Wiessner on Mass Claims in the Context of Argentina's Debt Default
    My colleague Siegfried Wiessner, Professor of Law and the Director of St. Thomas' Graduate Program in Intercultural Human Rights, has posted on SSRN his article Democratizing International Arbitration? Mass Claims Proceedings in Abaclat v.…
  • Jul 25

    Wisconsin Adopts Twombly's Plausibility Standard

    Wisconsin Adopts Twombly's Plausibility Standard
    In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has adopted the plausibility pleading standard of the U.S. Supreme Court's opinion in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly. Data Key Partners v. Permira Advisers LLC, No. 2012AP1967 (Wis. July 23,…
  • Jul 23

    Article III Standing and Yesterday's ACA Decisions (Halbig & King)

    Article III Standing and Yesterday's ACA Decisions (Halbig & King)
    By now most folks have seen yesterday’s conflicting rulings over whether the Affordable Care Act authorizes subsidies for individuals who purchase insurance on a federal exchange (as opposed to exchanges run by the states). The D.C. Circuit…
Rank this Week: 495

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 836

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 196

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Jul 26

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: Each summer I take at least a week's vacation from work and from this blog. This summer, my vacation begins now. New posts will appear here on Monday, August 4, 2014. Readers are invited to follow me on Twitter at…
  • Jul 26

    "Hillary Clinton touts Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's memoir while visiting the Bronx"

    "Hillary Clinton touts Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's memoir while visiting the Bronx"
    "Hillary Clinton touts Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's memoir while visiting the Bronx": The New York Daily News has this report.
  • Jul 26

    "TPD pinpoints garage in Markel's death"

    "TPD pinpoints garage in Markel's death"
    "TPD pinpoints garage in Markel's death": Sean Rossman has this article in today's edition of The Tallahassee Democrat.
Rank this Week: 55

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 615

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

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

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Los Angeles Times: Flawed Investigation Magnifies California Stem Cell Scandal

    Los Angeles Times: Flawed Investigation Magnifies California Stem Cell Scandal
    The Los Angeles Times will have a column again this Sunday excoriating the $3 billion California stem cell agency, and it will involve the same set of players, the agency’s former president and a San Francisco area stem cell company.…
  • Jul 24

    A USC Researcher's Perspective on the Grant Round Involving StemCells, Inc.

    A USC Researcher's Perspective on the Grant Round Involving StemCells, Inc.
    A USC scientist late today sent an email that dealt with the 2012 decisions that resulted in the award of $19.3 million to StemCells, Inc., by the California stem cell agency. The award was made on a close vote (7-5) despite being rejected…
  • Jul 24

    California Stem Cell Agency Scores on Early Coverage of Today's Trounson Story

    California Stem Cell Agency Scores on Early Coverage of Today's Trounson Story
    Two media outlets were quick today to write about the Trounson Affair and the reaction from the California stem cell agency, but did not note what the agency itself described as the limited nature of its investigation into the matter. They…
Rank this Week: 553

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 979

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Driver's License Restoration Lawyer: My way or NOT the Highway

    Driver's License Restoration Lawyer: My way or NOT the Highway
    I write a lot about driver's license restoration. The truth is that as a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, it's good business for me to be at the head of the class in terms of writing articles that explain things...
  • Jul 21

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration Basics: The 3 most Important Things you need to Win

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration Basics: The 3 most Important Things you need to Win
    The 3 most important things necessary to win a Michigan driver's license restoration (or clearance) case are, first, that you are honestly and truly sober; second, a good, thorough and favorable substance abuse evaluation, and third, relevant…
  • Jul 18

    One Michigan DUI Lawyer to Another

    One Michigan DUI Lawyer to Another
    The day before I began writing this article, I received an email from another Detroit area DUI lawyer who commented on some of my DUI blog articles. He indicated that he agreed with some, and disagreed with others. As it...
Rank this Week: 793

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

Covers the developments in arbitration and contract law in India and elsewhere.

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Call for Papers: NLSIR

    Call for Papers: NLSIR
    Call for papers from NLSIR :Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review, Vol. 27(1)The National Law School of India Review is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue - Volume 27(1). The National Law School of…
  • Jul 20

    PSC Awards: Selan Exploration v MoPNG

    PSC Awards: Selan Exploration v MoPNG
    We bring to readers certain arbitral awards which have been rendered under the Production Sharing Contracts between the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and the Contractor(s). The purpose of doing so is to bring these awards to the…
  • Jul 16

    Bangladesh India Arbitral Award: HSF & The Tribune Summary

    Bangladesh India Arbitral Award: HSF & The Tribune Summary
    Herbert Smith Freehills' Dispute Resolution team has come up with a summary of the Arbitral Award in the Bangladesh India maritime dispute over the Bay of Bengal. The summary can be read from this link. The summary of the award as it…
Rank this Week: 723

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Jul 25

    TWiL 268: Ease Up Dude!

    TWiL 268: Ease Up Dude!
    Hosts: Denise Howell Fair Use for litigation briefs and bloggers, buying versus renting digital content, EA and NCAA video game settlements and more! Guests: Lateef Mtima and Rob Pegoraro Photo credit: David Download or subscribe to…
  • Jul 18

    TWiL 267: Eleemosynary, My Dear Watson

    TWiL 267: Eleemosynary, My Dear Watson
    Hosts: Denise Howell and Evan Brown. Are patent trolls losing ground? Dish Anywhere in the Aereo aftermath, FCC gets 1 million comments on U.S. net neutrality debate and more! Guests: Stephan Kinsella and Harry Surden Photo credit:…
  • Jul 11

    TWiL 266: Porncops and Popcorn

    TWiL 266: Porncops and Popcorn
    Hosts: Denise Howell and Evan Brown. Filming fireworks with drones, fair use in political campaigns, the IRS against open source projects and more! Guests: Randal L. Schwartz and Deidré A. Keller Photo credit: Aspa Download or…
Rank this Week: 370

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jul 25

    Giving Art

    Giving Art
    Hippocrates wrote, “vita brevis, ars longa.” Translated, this means “life is short, art is long.” It is a common reference to how time limits life and how art may prolong those limits. In an article that explores…
  • Jul 7

    CONTESTING A WILL

    CONTESTING A WILL
    Often times, people are displeased by the terms of a family member’s will and would like to have a court set aside the will. This frequently occurs when relatives are left out of a will, and there is concern that the will does not…
  • Jun 29

    Insuring Your Final Wishes Through Proper Estate Planning

    Insuring Your Final Wishes Through Proper Estate Planning
    The consequences of will disputes range from the goals of the individual who created the will being greatly frustrated to failing completely, which is a shame because a will represents a person taking the time and energy to memorialize his or…
Rank this Week: 889