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Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 21

    California's Death Penalty Cannot Be Reformed; It Must Be Replaced: Yes on 62 And No on 66

    California's Death Penalty Cannot Be Reformed; It Must Be Replaced: Yes on 62 And No on 66
    Voters have an opportunity to finally put an end to California's failed experiment with the death penalty by passing Proposition 62, and replacing it with a sentence of life without the possibility of parole.The history of California's…
  • Sep 19

    Birtherism And Basket Case

    Birtherism And Basket Case
    This weekend proved that the mainstream media is incapable of handling the sheer volume of dishonesty and deceit that oozes out of the Trump campaign.  After Donald Trump brazenly lied about his role in the birther…
  • Sep 16

    A Day In The Political Life Of The Deplorable Donald Trump

    A Day In The Political Life Of The Deplorable Donald Trump
    The day began with great anticipation.  Donald J. Trump, whose political career was essentially launched five years ago when he began wallowing in a racist conspiracy aimed at delegitimizing the first African American…
Rank this Week: 173

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 946

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 752

Music - Technology - Policy

Music - Technology - Policy

Covers issues for professional creators in the music and movie businesses.

http://www.musictechpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 775

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/
  • Sep 21

    Massachusetts Highest Court cites racial profiling in suppressing evidence in gun case

    Massachusetts Highest Court cites racial profiling in suppressing evidence in gun case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court found that the police had no reasonable suspicion to stop a black male walking on the streets in Roxbury believed to be a suspect in a breaking and entering. As result of the seizure, the police found…
  • Sep 21

    Prior Bad Act Evidence one of the key legal issues in the Bill Cosby Indecent Assault Trial

    Prior Bad Act Evidence one of the key legal issues in the Bill Cosby Indecent Assault Trial
    Key to Cosby’s success at upcoming jury trial will be the judge’s ruling on numerous motions in liming defining what evidence the jury will get to hear at trial. A judge has ruled that prosecutors can use a phone call that was…
  • Sep 20

    The Client’s Perception of their Criminal Defense Lawyer

    The Client’s Perception of their Criminal Defense Lawyer
    One of the most important aspects of building a successful criminal defense practice is being able to relate to the client and understand the client’s fears and anxiety when going through an uncertain court process.  For most…
Rank this Week: 325

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Survey: 75% of Virginians Agree that DUI Checkpoints Should Be Legal

    Survey: 75% of Virginians Agree that DUI Checkpoints Should Be Legal
    In 2015, there were over 240 alcohol related vehicle fatalities and nearly 5,000 related injuries in Virginia. This number is still too high, but overall the state is trending in the right direction. Between 1990 and 2009, each year had over…
  • Sep 14

    Radio Interview with Andrew Flusche – Full Time and Attention

    Radio Interview with Andrew Flusche – Full Time and Attention
    Spotsylvania County just passed a new ordinance that prohibits failing “to give full time and attention” while driving. I was interviewed by Washington, DC radio station WMAL about the ordinance. In a nutshell, the new law is too…
  • Sep 14

    [VIDEO] Can You be Pulled Over For…

    [VIDEO] Can You be Pulled Over For…
    My Facebook friends and fan are always asking questions “Can the police do this?” or “Can I be pulled over for this?” So here are the answers to some of those questions. If you have a questions, hop on over to my…
Rank this Week: 754

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Sep 21

    Supervision of Mental Patient Issue That Requires Expert Testimony

    Supervision of Mental Patient Issue That Requires Expert Testimony
    In Newman v. Guardian Healthcare Providers, Inc., No. M2015-01315-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 27, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal with prejudice of a medical malpractice (now known as a “health care…
  • Sep 19

    Evidence of Intoxication is Not Necessarily Sufficient to Establish Liability

    Evidence of Intoxication is Not Necessarily Sufficient to Establish Liability
      In Denton v. Taylor, No. E2015-01726-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 25, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in a car accident case because “plaintiff provided no evidence establishing that the decedent’s…
  • Sep 15

    Property Owner Can Owe a Duty to Volunteers Roofer

    Property Owner Can Owe a Duty to Volunteers Roofer
    In Reynolds v. Rich, No. E2015-01245-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 22, 2016), the Court of Appeals overturned summary judgment in a negligence case, finding that defendants did owe plaintiff a duty and that there were genuine issues of…
Rank this Week: 312

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Sep 20

    Tracking legal progress with Kanban

    Tracking legal progress with Kanban
    By Paul Saunders In 2015, after working as a corporate lawyer for seven years at Stewart McKelvey in Halifax, Nova Scotia, I agreed to devote 100% of my time to the newly created position of Practice Innovation Partner. My role...
  • Sep 13

    Case Study:  LPM Certification at Tucker Elli

    Case Study:  LPM Certification at Tucker Elli
    By Tim Batdorf, Jim Hassett, and Jonathan Groner In the November 2010 press release that announced the start of our Certified Legal Project Manager™ program, we called it “the first to award certification in this new…
  • Sep 6

    Tip of the month:  Make sure you clearly understand client needs at the beginning of each matter

    Tip of the month:  Make sure you clearly understand client needs at the beginning of each matter
    What would the client consider to be a successful outcome? What are their overall business priorities, and how does this matter fit in? For a list of “15 questions to ask clients to help define scope,” see the Fourth Edition...
Rank this Week: 819

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Sep 20

    CURACAO AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF U.S. JUDGMENTS

    CURACAO AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF U.S. JUDGMENTS
    Recognition and enforceability In the absence of an applicable treaty between foreign countries (for example the U.S.) and Curacao, a judgment (in a civil matter) rendered by a U.S. court will not be enforced by the courts of Curacao. The…
  • Sep 7

    ELEKSHON DI STATEN KÒRSOU 2016

    ELEKSHON DI STATEN KÒRSOU 2016
    Read the rest » The post ELEKSHON DI STATEN KÒRSOU 2016 appeared first on Karel's Legal Blog.
  • Sep 7

    STATENVERKIEZINGEN CURAÇAO 2016

    STATENVERKIEZINGEN CURAÇAO 2016
    Read the rest » The post STATENVERKIEZINGEN CURAÇAO 2016 appeared first on Karel's Legal Blog.
Rank this Week: 869

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

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

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 298

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Sep 20

    MLB Manager-Of-The-Year Predictions #FireFarrell

    MLB Manager-Of-The-Year Predictions #FireFarrell
    MLB lacks good stats on managers.  The best we have is XWL (expected wins-loss), which compares what each team’s win-loss record should be, based on runs scored, to its actual record.  A good manager exceeds XWL, a poor…
  • Sep 17

    17 Seconds #28

    17 Seconds #28
    The upside and downside of intellectual property. Yahoo!, once a leading tech company valued at $125 billion, was acquired by Verizon for $4.8 billion. The media’s coverage of the deal was not kind: * Verizon to End Yahoo Survival Fight…
  • Sep 12

    Red Sox Fire Manager John Farrell

    Red Sox Fire Manager John Farrell
    Controversial manager leaves a mixed legacy. [This article, written 09/12/16, is a parody. But it is also a prediction. No manager lasts forever. Farrell will eventually get fired. And when he does, the Red Sox front office will release a…
Rank this Week: 137

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    New Poles on I-95 May Lead To Same Old Problem

    New Poles on I-95 May Lead To Same Old Problem
    As presently constructed the I-95 express lanes are deadly.  In January of this past year Kaire & Heffernan created an online petition in hopes that the DOT would make the necessary changes to protect the motorists that…
  • Sep 14

    Physician Burnout is A Leading Cause of Medical Error

    Physician Burnout is A Leading Cause of Medical Error
    While our law firm specializes in representing victims of Medical Malpractice, it is not lost upon us what a difficult job doctors have and the stress that comes with the medical profession. The stress of always being on “top…
  • Sep 6

    Cyclist Struck On Lehman Causeway

    Cyclist Struck On Lehman Causeway
    A bicyclist was struck by a car and severely injured while riding his bicycle on the Lehman Causeway in Aventura.  This is an all too familiar story, that I have written about more times then I care remember. As per channel 7 news,…
Rank this Week: 676

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop, UCLA April 2017

    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop, UCLA April 2017
    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress WorkshopApril 28-29, 2017UCLA School of LawAnnouncement and Call for PapersOrganized by Máximo Langer (University of California at Los Angeles), Jacqueline Ross (University of Illinois College of…
  • Sep 14

    Early Louisiana and Her Spanish World at Tulane, November 4, 2016

    Early Louisiana and Her Spanish World at Tulane, November 4, 2016
    Early Louisiana and Her Spanish World:Legal Tradition, Laws and Customsin Luisiana and the Floridas4 November 2016 – Tulane University School of LawSupported by the Tulane University School of Law and The Portalis Society, the…
  • Sep 1

    Louisiana State University Seeks to Recruit a Civil Law Professor

    Louisiana State University Seeks to Recruit a Civil Law Professor
    The Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center seeks to hire tenure-track or tenured faculty members with a starting date in August 2017. Among others, we are looking for a civil law professor, preferably with a comparative…
Rank this Week: 560

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Losing Battle Against Distracted Driving Forces Creative Solutions by Police

    Losing Battle Against Distracted Driving Forces Creative Solutions by Police
    Distracted driving in the U.S. is a widespread and dangerous habit, practiced both brazenly and surreptitiously by so many motorists that police are being forced to get creative, but still can't seem to make much headway.
  • Sep 13

    Testosterone Bellwether Trials Set

    Testosterone Bellwether Trials Set
    Testosterone replacement products bring in billions for drug companies each year. Some experts say that number could reach $5 billion by 2017. Critics say drug companies pushed misleading ads to men seeking the fountain of youth. In 2014, the…
  • Sep 2

    Auto Accident Fatalities Increase Despite Better Auto Safety

    Auto Accident Fatalities Increase Despite Better Auto Safety
    The increase in driving deaths could reflect new threats to auto safety, like driver distraction from infotainment systems and smartphones. Based on recent crash death rates, which have been on the rise since 2014, the National Safety…
Rank this Week: 693

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Teenager in Critical Condition after Anaheim Hit-and-Run Crash

    Teenager in Critical Condition after Anaheim Hit-and-Run Crash
    A 15-year-old boy, identified as Ramiro Macias, was critically injured in a bicycle accident after he was struck by a minivan while riding his bike. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the teen was riding his bike near…
  • Sep 15

    Woman Killed in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

    Woman Killed in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash
    Police are looking for a motorist in connection with a hit-and-run accident in South Los Angeles that left a woman dead. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred early morning on September…
  • Sep 7

    Santa Ana Teen Killed in 57 Freeway Crash

    Santa Ana Teen Killed in 57 Freeway Crash
    Luis Torres, 15, a Santa Ana student, was killed in a car accident on the 57 Freeway early morning on September 4, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred on the freeway just north of the…
Rank this Week: 45

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 63

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 482

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Sep 20

    Public companies see gold in California

    Public companies see gold in California
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, Sept. 20, 2016 The five biggest companies in the United States by market value are all technology companies — Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft — three of them…
  • Sep 20

    Death-penalty justice depends on where we live

    Death-penalty justice depends on where we live
    Franklin Zimring quoted by Bakersfield.com, Sept. 20, 2016 As University of California Berkeley law professor Franklin Zimring observes, the determining factor for seeking the death penalty is not homicide rates or demographics, but…
  • Sep 20

    Clawbacks often leave out the clawing

    Clawbacks often leave out the clawing
    Steven Davidoff Solomon quoted by Marketplace, Sept. 20, 2016 Since the financial crisis, said Davidoff Solomon, companies have added other reasons for clawing back money, “failure to supervise, bad faith, negligent in your…
Rank this Week: 46

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

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

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 316

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Sep 20

    Appellate judge Alex Kozinski addresses the dangers of unsettled science in the courtroom

    Appellate judge Alex Kozinski addresses the dangers of unsettled science in the courtroom
    Or, as the headline over Judge Kozinski’s opinion piece in today’s Wall Street Journal calls it, “voodoo science.” And what this justice on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (a federal appellate court)…
  • Sep 16

    Will appeals lawyers be replaced by computers?

    Will appeals lawyers be replaced by computers?
    Technology has been displacing low-wage and less-skilled workers for a long time. Is it time for white collar professionals – including lawyers – to fear they are next? At  The American Interest blog: “Venture…
  • Sep 7

    Second District Court of Appeal to implement TrueFiling e-filing system in late 2016

    Second District Court of Appeal to implement TrueFiling e-filing system in late 2016
    According to a notice I received today from the California Appellate Project: The clerk of the 2nd District Court of Appeal has asked us to inform the panel that True Filing will be available in this district beginning in November.  For…
Rank this Week: 599

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Roy M. Doppelt and Associates.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 460

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

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

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 307

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Even Mild Brain Injury Can Mean Long-Term Health Consequences for Children

    Even Mild Brain Injury Can Mean Long-Term Health Consequences for Children
    Children who suffer even a mild brain injury like a concussion can suffer long-term health consequences that may be evident for years after the injury. According to a new study that was conducted in Sweden, young people who have suffered even…
  • Aug 17

    Dram Shop Laws in Georgia: What You Should know

    Dram Shop Laws in Georgia: What You Should know
    In addition to the at-fault driver, it is possible to hold other people or entities responsible for injuries caused in a drunk driving accident.  Under Georgia’s dram shop laws, sellers and servers of alcohol can be sued for…
  • Aug 15

    Ignition Interlock Devices Reduce Traffic Accident Fatalities by 15%

    Ignition Interlock Devices Reduce Traffic Accident Fatalities by 15%
    Ignition interlock devices that prevent drivers who have alcohol in their systems from operating a motor vehicle can help reduce the rate of traffic accident fatalities by as much as 15%. Those are the results of a new study by researchers at…
Rank this Week: 657

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

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

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 236

LoTempio Law Blog

LoTempio Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks and copyright news. By Vincent G. LoTempio.

http://www.lotempiolaw.com/
  • Sep 20

    What Are Patent Trolls? – INFOGRAPHIC

    What Are Patent Trolls? – INFOGRAPHIC
    What Are Patent Trolls? Have you heard the term patent troll? While it is not exactly a household phrase, patent trolling is fast becoming a thorn in the side of small businesses that have good research and development departments, some…
  • Sep 14

    A Possible Method to Minimize the Cost of Patent Litigation

    A Possible Method to Minimize the Cost of Patent Litigation
    Patent litigation is often costly and time-consuming. However, the 2011 Leahy-Smith American Invents Act (“AIA”) offers a patent review system called inter partes review that could possibly reduce the cost of patent litigation.…
  • Aug 15

    What Exactly is a Patent Troll? What Should You Do if You Come Across One..

    What Exactly is a Patent Troll? What Should You Do if You Come Across One..
    What is a Patent Troll? A company or person that acquires large amounts of patents while having no desire to develop products. Instead of development, these entities file patent infringement lawsuits against parties who violate the…
Rank this Week: 641

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

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

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • Sep 20

    What's Out: Bogus Digital Marketing; What's In: Quality Content

    What's Out: Bogus Digital Marketing; What's In: Quality Content
    As published in: Find the sweet spot in legal marketing by writing timely, substantive content that satisfies search engines and human readers. We've been fascinated with artificial intelligence since we first heard Hal, the sentient…
  • Sep 6

    8 Ways That Successful Attorneys Get Clients Online

    8 Ways That Successful Attorneys Get Clients Online
    8 Ways that Successful Attorneys Get Clients Online Webinar, Wednesday, September 14th5 pm Eastern | 4 pm Central | 3 pm Mountain | 1 pm Pacific Who: Attorney and marketer Larry Bodine will show practical steps attorneys can take to…
  • Aug 28

    Why Are You Still Using Wordpress?

    Why Are You Still Using Wordpress?
    Some people don't care what kind of car they drive. That's why you see a lot of Fiat 500Ls, Chrysler 200s and Dodge Journeys on the road, even though Consumer Reports says they are the worst cars on the road today. Granted, they will get you…
Rank this Week: 433

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 466

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    NASI & USDOL: State of Workers' Compensation Forum Oct 5 2016

    NASI & USDOL: State of Workers' Compensation Forum Oct 5 2016
    The Department of Labor and the National Academy of Social Insurance invite you to the State Workers’ Compensation Forum featuring remarks from Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, William J. Arnone, CEO of the National Academy of Social…
  • Sep 20

    Workers' Compensation "Demise of the Grand Bargain" Seminar Papers Online

    Workers' Compensation "Demise of the Grand Bargain" Seminar Papers Online
    The 2016 workers' compensation "Grand Bargain" seminar sponsored by the Pound Civil Justice Institute has posted the draft seminar papers online in PDF format and are available for download. The 2016 Academic Symposium is entitled, "The…
  • Sep 17

    Senator Boxer Calls for Expedited TSCA Asbestos Evaluation

    Senator Boxer Calls for Expedited TSCA Asbestos Evaluation
    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, sent a letter today to Gina McCarthy, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging the Agency to move quickly to act on all…
Rank this Week: 361

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Man Crashes Car in Maine While Arguing With His Girlfriend

    Man Crashes Car in Maine While Arguing With His Girlfriend
    Authorities say two people were injured in a Maine car accident that occurred in Harpswell while the pair were engaged in a heated argument with each other.  The Portland Press reported first responders were called to the 1300 block of…
  • Sep 12

    How Social Media Can Sour Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

    How Social Media Can Sour Your Personal Injury Lawsuit
    Globally, we have become reliant on social media platforms. They are a source of fulfillment on many fronts, keeping us connected, informed and entertained. But they are increasingly being used for another purpose: Evidence.  This is…
  • Sep 1

    Maine Woman Sues New Hampshire Company for Food Poisoning That Sickened Child

    Maine Woman Sues New Hampshire Company for Food Poisoning That Sickened Child
    A woman from York County, Maine is suing a beef manufacturer headquartered in New Hampshire following an outbreak of E. coli that made her 9-year-old son so sick he had to be hospitalized.  According to a report from SeaCoastOnline.com,…
Rank this Week: 915

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Chasing the Hearse (Updated)

    Chasing the Hearse (Updated)
    Way back when, I remember hearing dark humor about how to find an available apartment in NYC: You check the obituaries. And in The Verdict, Paul Newman’s character does a similar thing — he shows up at a funeral to offer his…
  • Aug 25

    Starbucks Iced Coffee Suit is (Shocker!) Dismissed

    Starbucks Iced Coffee Suit is (Shocker!) Dismissed
    Bad lawsuits would be bee in my bonnet, if I wore bonnets. And that is because bad lawsuits injure good lawsuits. The bone-headed suit makes news because it is an outlier, but then because it is in the news, helps to form negative…
  • Aug 23

    Should Trump’s Doctor Be Sanctioned for Fraud?

    Should Trump’s Doctor Be Sanctioned for Fraud?
    With the health of the two presidential candidates, aged 68 and 70,  in the news, it’s worth revisiting the statement given out by Donald Trump’s gastroenterologist, Dr. Harold Bornstein. You may remember this from last…
Rank this Week: 729

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Sep 20

    Which voting machines can be hacked through the Internet?

    Which voting machines can be hacked through the Internet?
    Over 9000 jurisdictions (counties and states) in the U.S. run elections with a variety of voting machines: optical scanners for paper ballots, and direct-recording “touchscreen” machines.  Which ones of them can be hacked to…
  • Sep 15

    Bitcoin’s history deserves to be better preserved

    Bitcoin’s history deserves to be better preserved
    Much of Bitcoin’s development has happened in the open in a transparent manner through the mailing list and the bitcoin-dev IRC channel. The third-party website BitcoinStats maintains logs of the bitcoin-dev IRC chats. [1] This resource…
  • Sep 14

    All the News That’s Fit to Change: Insights into a corpus of 2.5 million news headline

    All the News That’s Fit to Change: Insights into a corpus of 2.5 million news headline
    [Thanks to Joel Reidenberg for encouraging this deeper dive into news headlines!] There is no guarantee that a news headline you see online today will not change tomorrow, or even in the next hour, or will even be the same headlines your…
Rank this Week: 192

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Focuses on brain and spine injury awareness, education, news and information. By Timothy Titolo.

http://brainandspine.titololawoffice.com/
  • Sep 20

    Water Polo Sport and Brain Injury

    Water Polo Sport and Brain Injury
    A first-of-its-kind survey has confirmed what some water polo players — especially goalies — have long suspected: Concussions seem to be prevalent in the sport. More than a third of water polo participants reported sustaining a…
  • Sep 13

    Delivery of Drugs For Brain Injurie

    Delivery of Drugs For Brain Injurie
    A new study led by scientists at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) describes a technology that could lead to new therapeutics for traumatic brain injuries. The discovery, published in Nature Communications, provides…
  • Sep 6

    Erasing Unpleasant Memories After Traumatic Brain Injury

    Erasing Unpleasant Memories After Traumatic Brain Injury
    Dementia, accidents, or traumatic events can make us lose the memories formed before the injury or the onset of the disease. Researchers from KU Leuven and the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology have now shown that some memories can also be…
Rank this Week: 907

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Klimeck v. Klimeck – Indiana Court of Appeals Reviews Divorce Agreement

    Klimeck v. Klimeck – Indiana Court of Appeals Reviews Divorce Agreement
    The Indiana Court of Appeals recently took on the divorce case of a well-educated couple who married in 1995 and had two children. The husband, a tenured professor at Purdue University and the wife, a chemical engineer with a master’s…
  • Sep 2

    Laesch v. Laesch – Indiana Court Affirms Sanctions for Failure to Pay Per Divorce Agreement

    Laesch v. Laesch – Indiana Court Affirms Sanctions for Failure to Pay Per Divorce Agreement
    The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court decision in Laesch v. Laesch, finding a husband must: Pay interest on his monthly-payments to his wife, because he did not pay it in a lump sum; Be held in contempt for failure to obtain…
  • Aug 28

    Peterson v. Peterson – Failure to Pay Spousal Support

    Peterson v. Peterson – Failure to Pay Spousal Support
    Spousal support, once a critical aspect of any divorce case, has waned in recent years as both spouses often work outside the home and contribute somewhat equally to the financial stability of the household. Where husbands once were always…
Rank this Week: 583

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Sep 19

    State v. Kirby, 2016 UT App 193

    State v. Kirby, 2016 UT App 193
    In State v. Kirby, 2016 UT App 193, defendant Kevin Darrell Kirby and a female acquaintance partied together in a motel room in Salt Lake City. Their room eventually became a crime scene, and Kirby was charged and later convicted of tampering…
  • Jul 25

    Rule 403 Applicability and Unfair Prejudice

    Rule 403 Applicability and Unfair Prejudice
    Rule 403 Can Be Used to Omit Relevant Evidence The Utah Supreme Court recently addressed the applicability of Rule 403 of the Utah Ruels of Evidence in State v. Cuttler, 2015 UT 95. In that case, James Cuttler was charged with vaginally…
  • Jun 29

    Does Claim Preclusion Apply When a Prosecutor Is Not Involved?

    Does Claim Preclusion Apply When a Prosecutor Is Not Involved?
    Police Initiated Charges Without Prosecutorial Involvement Does Not Implicate Claim Preclusion In November of 2011, Ririe was pulled over on a police officer’s suspicion of drunk driving. The officer saw an open beer can in the car and…
Rank this Week: 924

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/
  • Sep 19

    Summary of September 14, 2016 conference report for civil case

    Summary of September 14, 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, September 14, 2016. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • Sep 19

    Supreme Court decision could lead to less environmental impact report

    Supreme Court decision could lead to less environmental impact report
    In Friends of the College of San Mateo Gardens v. San Mateo County Community College District, the Supreme Court today gives more latitude to public agencies in determining whether project changes require a new environmental impact report…
  • Sep 16

    Environmental impact report opinion filing Monday

    Environmental impact report opinion filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in Friends of the College of San Mateo Gardens v. San Mateo County Community College District, which was argued on the early-May calendar.  If the case was argued over four…
Rank this Week: 788

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Sep 19

    Hillary Clinton is the Change Candidate

    Hillary Clinton is the Change Candidate
    From the New York Times to PBS, the media proclaims that Donald Trump is not stable, but he is the change candidate, and Hillary Clinton is not. In other words, she just stands for four more years of Obama. In one sense this is true. It will…
  • Sep 14

    The Movement for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice

    The Movement for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice
    Elizabeth Catlett, Black Unity (1968) At the blog of the African American Intellectual History Society, Clarence Lang explains why “[f]raming symbols and discourses—rendered in the form of images, platforms and demands—are…
  • Sep 13

    Alain Locke: Critical Pragmatist, Cultural Pluralist, and “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”

    Alain Locke: Critical Pragmatist, Cultural Pluralist, and “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”
    Painting by Betsy Graves Reyneau Today is the birthday of the philosopher, Alain Locke: “Alain LeRoy Locke (September 13, 1885 – June 9, 1954) was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. Distinguished as…
Rank this Week: 384

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Sep 19

    US Department of Transportation's Automated Driving Guidance

    US Department of Transportation's Automated Driving Guidance
    With today's announcement, the US Department of Transportation is enthusiastically embracing automated driving -- It's saying that self-driving vehicles are coming in some form (or many forms) and that the agency can play a role not only in…
  • Sep 9

    Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review

    Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review
    On August 30, 2016, the Patent Office issued U.S. Patent No. 9,430,468, titled; “Online peer review and method.” The owner of this patent is none other than Elsevier, the giant academic publisher. When it first applied for the…
  • Sep 6

    Michigan's Automated Driving Bill

    Michigan's Automated Driving Bill
    Michigan's Senate will soon consider, and I'm told will likely pass, several bills related to automated driving. SB 995, 996, 997, and 998 are now out of committee, and SB 927 and 928 are not far behind. These bills seem to be a mixed bag.…
Rank this Week: 736

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 673

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Man Killed in Fullerton Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Fullerton Motorcycle Accident
    Cassidy Korenaga, 24, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Fullerton the evening of September 14, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred at the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue…
  • Sep 12

    Sixteen Injured in Los Angeles Metrolink Train Accident

    Sixteen Injured in Los Angeles Metrolink Train Accident
    At least 16 people were injured in a Metrolink train accident in Los Angeles when a commuter train carrying 187 passengers struck a box truck According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the collision occurred the morning of September…
  • Sep 7

    Caltrans Worker Killed in Acton Truck Accident

    Caltrans Worker Killed in Acton Truck Accident
    Jorge Lopez, a 57-year-old electrician with Caltrans was struck and killed in a freeway accident in Acton the morning of September 1, 2016. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, Lopez was standing outside his vehicle on State Route 14…
Rank this Week: 35

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 19

    What Can Change in a Family Law Case?

    What Can Change in a Family Law Case?
    When people first file a family law case, such as a paternity action, a legal separation, or a divorce, it can be quite overwhelming and understandably so. For some parties, the court process can be intimidating, but please know that…
  • Sep 12

    FAQs About Child Custody

    FAQs About Child Custody
    When parents decide that it’s time to end their marriage, one of their greatest concerns is child custody, especially when they predict child custody to be a point of contention with their spouse. If you are contemplating divorce…
  • Sep 6

    Claery & Green, LLP Supports Scholarships in 2016!

    Claery & Green, LLP Supports Scholarships in 2016!
    At Claery & Green, LLP, we are proud to say that 2016 has been a very good year for our community efforts. This year, we continued our philanthropic pursuit to even higher levels than we possibly could have imagined. So far, we have…
Rank this Week: 446

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    The Fix Was in for DUI Case

    The Fix Was in for DUI Case
    The only surefire way to avoid a conviction on DUI in Los Angeles is not to get behind the wheel after you’ve been drinking or using drugs. But if you’ve made an error in judgment, and the police arrest you on a DUI charge, your…
  • Sep 14

    Minnesota Releases Study Of DUI Driver

    Minnesota Releases Study Of DUI Driver
    Police officers may have the best chance of stopping DUIs in Los Angeles and other areas when they understand who is at the greatest risk of driving under the influence and when and where such incidents are most likely to occur.…
  • Sep 12

    DUI: Dangerous On Land and Sea

    DUI: Dangerous On Land and Sea
    As a rule, DUIs in Los Angeles involve motor vehicles moving on interstates, highways and local roads—in other words, on dry land. But with the ocean close by, some law enforcement officers in Los Angeles County also have to deal with…
Rank this Week: 773

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 406

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Sep 19

    The Road to Divorce: Relationship Red Flags That Can Lead to Separation

    The Road to Divorce: Relationship Red Flags That Can Lead to Separation
    No one likes to think about the possibility of an impending divorce, especially after spending months or years investing time and energy into a relationship. It is not uncommon for one spouse to feel blindsided by the news that their partner…
  • Sep 12

    Division of Asset Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

    Division of Asset Obstacles and How to Overcome Them
    Regardless of how much or how little you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse own, the division of assets in the divorce process can significantly impact your financial standing after your marriage is over. Whether you need to look out for your…
  • Sep 5

    How Will Your Divorce Affect Your Taxes?

    How Will Your Divorce Affect Your Taxes?
    Divorce can be overwhelming on its own, but adding the possible tax implications of divorce to the mix can definitely contribute to the stress of the process. You and your spouse have already decided to split. Your lifestyle, future, and any…
Rank this Week: 930

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Sep 19

    Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Think Before You Delete

    Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Think Before You Delete
    We have all heard the warning, “Be careful of what you post on the Internet!” However, all of us find ourselves in a situation where we wish we had been more cautious and could take back what we posted on social media. Typically…
  • Sep 6

    Blumenthal v Brewer: What Can Go Wrong If Couples Do Not Marry

    Blumenthal v Brewer: What Can Go Wrong If Couples Do Not Marry
    Women and men who do not marry each other, even in decades-long relationships, have no right to maintenance (formerly called alimony) if the relationship ends.  These unmarried women and men also have no right to their former…
  • Aug 24

    New Study Finds Seasonal Increases in Divorce

    New Study Finds Seasonal Increases in Divorce
    The transition from the summer to fall season usually brings to mind students returning to school, the kickoff of the football matchups and the leaves changing colors.  A recent study conducted by sociologists at the University of…
Rank this Week: 967

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and Erie County accident and injury information. By Purchase & George P.C.

http://www.yourerieaccidentlawyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Initial steps in a medical malpractice case

    Initial steps in a medical malpractice case
    Medical malpractice is a type of lawsuit that you can file against a physician or hospital when you suffer an injury due to a mistake or omission. The error can range from using the improper tool or improperly using the correct tool...
  • Sep 16

    Improving the Odds for Teen Driver

    Improving the Odds for Teen Driver
    Motor vehicle crashes are the number-one cause of death among American teenagers. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics for 2013, over 2,100 teens were killed and nearly 250,000 required visits to hospital…
  • Sep 11

    Woman awarded $4.25 million in medical malpractice settlement

    Woman awarded $4.25 million in medical malpractice settlement
    When we go in for a procedure at the hospital or doctor's office, we expect our caretakers to exercise the greatest caution and live up to the Hippocratic oath to "do no harm." And, in most cases, that's exactly what...
Rank this Week: 890