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ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Jun 24

    A Brief Brexplanation of Brexit and Brexport

    A Brief Brexplanation of Brexit and Brexport
    Although Brexit is unlikely to be in effect for almost two years or more, there are some questions as to what impact Brexit might have on British export controls and economic sanctions.  Any prediction here is risky beyond my speculation…
  • Jun 23

    Delay in Filing Voluntary Disclosure Costs Company $100k

    Delay in Filing Voluntary Disclosure Costs Company $100k
    Four years ago, this blog last reported on Microwave Equipment Corporation (“MEC”) in North Andover, Massachusetts, when its President, Rudolf Cheung, pleaded guilty to exporting a military antenna to Singapore without a license.…
  • Jun 22

    DDTC Solicits Public Comment on New Application System Sight Unseen

    DDTC Solicits Public Comment on New Application System Sight Unseen
    So, I’ve decided to give you the contents of this box over here. Of course, the deal is you must keep the contents whatever they are. So, please tell me what you think about what’s in the box and whether you will like whatever it…
Rank this Week: 443

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Jun 24

    Bias in the Workplace

    Bias in the Workplace
    Bias in the workplace is often problematic but it is not on its own illegal. For example, it is not against the law for your boss to promote someone else or even fire you for the reason that she simply likes him better.  However, if the…
  • Jun 9

    Your Legal Rights in Disability Insurance Dispute

    Your Legal Rights in Disability Insurance Dispute
    An employee who becomes disabled, or otherwise becomes incapable of performing the essential functions of their job, and may be entitled to income replacement through the employer’s short-term and long-term disability insurance…
  • May 16

    Things a Leave of Absence Policy Must Include

    Things a Leave of Absence Policy Must Include
    Leave of absence policies are meant to provide employees with work-life balance and in certain circumstances, to give employees needed time away from work in urgent or compelling circumstances.  Some employers may also grants leaves for…
Rank this Week: 446

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 702

Nanotechnology Law Report

Nanotechnology Law Report

Covers legal issues surrounding nanotechnology. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur.

http://www.nanolawreport.com/
  • Jun 24

    FAA’s comprehensive new small UAS rules are here. How can they help your business?

    FAA’s comprehensive new small UAS rules are here. How can they help your business?
    On June 21, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released long-awaited new rules for commercial, non-hobbyist small unmanned aircraft (sUAS) operations. The FAA’s press release about the new rules in part 107 of the FAA regulations…
  • May 26

    What is the legal standard for harm in a data breach event?

    What is the legal standard for harm in a data breach event?
    Consumer data breaches happen all of the time. And some of those times, consumers may not have had harm…yet. Our colleagues at Antitrust Law Source published a podcast discussing the how fear of harm may or may not warrant relief and…
  • May 25

    What is the immunity notice required to take full advantage of the Defending Trade Secrets Act?

    What is the immunity notice required to take full advantage of the Defending Trade Secrets Act?
    We’ve previously posted about the Defending Trade Secrets Act allowing plaintiffs to pursue a trade secret claim in federal court. Our colleagues at Employer Law Report recently reported on how employers can take advantage of this Act.…
Rank this Week: 560

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Medical Malpractice and the Statute of Limitations in Florida

    Medical Malpractice and the Statute of Limitations in Florida
    Medical malpractice occurs when a medical provider, such as a doctor, hospital or clinic, performs an act or omission during the course of treating a patient that deviates from the accepted norms of practice in the medical community, causing…
  • Jun 17

    Informed Consent and Medical Malpractice in Florida

    Informed Consent and Medical Malpractice in Florida
    Despite medical professionals having to endure strict educational and internships requirements before entering the profession, instances of medical malpractices continue to occur across the nation. Per the National Academies, medical…
  • Jun 10

    Robbery in the Sunshine State is Not Rare

    Robbery in the Sunshine State is Not Rare
    Here in the sunshine state, criminal cases of robbery are not rare. Thousands of Florida residents are victimized by this dangerous crime. Per Florida Crime Rates, there were 24,914 robberies in the year 2014 alone. According to the Tift…
Rank this Week: 565

The Dunning Letter

The Dunning Letter

Covers consumer rights to their names and personal data. By Jack Dunning.

http://thedunningletter.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Drinkers...Here's the new book I promised

    Drinkers...Here's the new book I promised
    WITHOUT THE LAMPSHADE-How I Learned to Love my Brown Martini has just been published and is available at Amazon.com. You can enjoy it in both Kindle and the paperback edition.During the period covered in my new memoir of some crazy drinking…
  • Jun 17

    Drinkers...Have I got a book for you

    Drinkers...Have I got a book for you
    Watch out for my new memoir, WITHOUT THE LAMPSHADE-How I learned to Love my Brown Martini. If you are looking for a few hours of laughs (incidents like, after boozing all night waking up under a chicken coop covered with overnight droppings)…
  • Mar 4

    Bleeding Earth by Kaitlin Ward

    Bleeding Earth by Kaitlin Ward
    From AmazonLea was in a cemetery when the earth started bleeding. Within twenty-four hours, the blood made international news. All over the world, blood oozed out of the ground, even through the concrete, even in the water. Then the earth…
Rank this Week: 709

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jun 24

    Brexit and the Unraveling of Peace Through Prosperity

    Brexit and the Unraveling of Peace Through Prosperity
    by Neil H. BuchananAlthough polls indicated that the British referendum on leaving the European Union was likely to be a fairly close vote, somehow it did not seem possible that the vote could go the wrong way.  Maybe the surprisingly…
  • Jun 23

    In Fisher II Justice Kennedy Finally Puts His Vote Where His Rhetoric Was All Along

    In Fisher II Justice Kennedy Finally Puts His Vote Where His Rhetoric Was All Along
    by Michael DorfAt the end of a Supreme Court term, the law clerks put on a show in which they depict the justices, gently (or not so gently) poking fun at their bosses' personal foibles and jurisprudence. These are not public events and so…
  • Jun 22

    The Questionable Utility of Life Without Parole for Juvenile

    The Questionable Utility of Life Without Parole for Juvenile
    By Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss the Supreme Court case of Montgomery v. Louisiana. Montgomery held that the case of Miller v. Alabama, which held that mandatory life without parole ("LWOP"), when imposed on…
Rank this Week: 623

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    James On Law and Paper Clip

    James On Law and Paper Clip
    Robert A. James, Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman, LLP, has published The Jurisprudence of Paper Clips at 19 Green Bag 2d 249 (2016). Here is the abstract. To transfer rights in a check or promissory note, the holder may sign (or…
  • Jun 23

    Research Assistant Position Available on Roman Legal Thought (Remote Work)

    Research Assistant Position Available on Roman Legal Thought (Remote Work)
    From the mailbox:Research Assistant sought for approximately 120-150 hours of remote work on Roman Legal thought. Some familiarity with Roman law, particularly in the Eastern provinces, is desirable. Compensation is $21.33-$26.67 CAD…
  • Jun 22

    Roehampton University Doctoral Fellowship In Renaissance Studies Available

    Roehampton University Doctoral Fellowship In Renaissance Studies Available
    A Phd scholarship (fully-funded) in Renaissance Studies area of London theatrical culture and related studies during the period 1565-1595, is available from Roehampton University. More information is available here, from the Before…
Rank this Week: 499

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Jun 24

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    The Dialectizer will convert any Web site into various comical dialects. Check it out. Convert English text to any of several comic dialects. The Dialectizer takes text or other web pages and instantly creates parodies of them! Try…
  • Jun 23

    First Time on Probation? 5 Things You Need to Know

    First Time on Probation? 5 Things You Need to Know
    If you’re like most people, your first involvement with the criminal justice system is eye-opening. Likely, you have experienced some combination of fear, denial, resentment and defiance. However, if you have pled out or were convicted…
  • Jun 22

    What To Do When You’re in a Car Accident

    What To Do When You’re in a Car Accident
    Accidents are a part of life. They are so prevalent, accidents are the fourth leading cause of death, and car accidents are a major contributor to this statistic. However, far more people are injured during motor vehicle accidents, which can…
Rank this Week: 385

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Halo Does Not Prohibit Jury Finding of Willfulne

    Halo Does Not Prohibit Jury Finding of Willfulne
    The court denied defendant's motion for judgment as a matter of law that it did not willfully infringe plaintiff's capacitor patent and rejected defendant's argument that the jury finding of willful infringement was void under a recent…
  • Jun 23

    Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

    Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
    On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law a bill that amends the federal criminal code to create a private civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation.Under the new law, called the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) a…
  • Jun 23

    Patent Claiming Method for Selecting Color for Digital Image Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101

    Patent Claiming Method for Selecting Color for Digital Image Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101
    The court granted defendants' motion to dismiss because the asserted claims of plaintiff’s digital color selection patent encompassed unpatentable subject matter and found that the claims were directed toward a mathematical algorithm.…
Rank this Week: 730

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jun 24

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media
    June 24, 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., 501 U.S. 663 (1991), in which the U.S. Supreme Court decided that freedom of the press does not exempt journalists from following generally applicable laws. Dan Cohen (HLS…
  • Jun 20

    Scanning Nuremberg: editing an exhibit and arguments over reprisal

    Scanning Nuremberg: editing an exhibit and arguments over reprisal
    Post by Matt Seccombe, June 2, 2016 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as part of the HLS…
  • Jun 17

    Our Soccer/Football Law Research Guide is Back!

    Our Soccer/Football Law Research Guide is Back!
    After spending some time on the bench recently, the law library’s research guide The Beautiful Game: The Law of Soccer / Football is back on the pitch! The guide has been updated, streamlined, and declared match-fit, just in…
Rank this Week: 403

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jun 24

    New York City Will Provide Free Tampons and Pads in Public Schools, Prisons, and Shelter

    New York City Will Provide Free Tampons and Pads in Public Schools, Prisons, and Shelter
    New York Magazine (June 21, 2016): New York City Will Provide Free Tampons and Pads in Public Schools, Prisons, and Shelters, by Susan Rinkunas: New York made a historic move as the first city to pass 'menstrual equity' legislation, with...
  • Jun 23

    Despite Legal Restrictions, Massachusetts Still Shackling Pregnant Inmate

    Despite Legal Restrictions, Massachusetts Still Shackling Pregnant Inmate
    Jezebel (May 17, 2016): Report Finds Pregnant Massachusetts Inmates Are Still Being Illegally Shackled, by Anna Merlan: In 2014, Massachusetts passed legislation prohibiting the shackling of pregnant inmates. The law prohibits shackling women…
  • Jun 22

    Can the U.S. End Teen Pregnancy?

    Can the U.S. End Teen Pregnancy?
    The Atlantic, June 14, 2016 Can the U.S. End Teen Pregnancy?, by Caitlin Cadieux, Olga Khazan, Nicolas Pollock: An animated video by the Atlantic discusses teen pregnancy in the U.S.: Teen birth rates in the U.S. are down 9 percent...
Rank this Week: 683

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Says Mandatory Detention is not Mandatory if your Immigration Case takes too long to Complete.

    Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Says Mandatory Detention is not Mandatory if your Immigration Case takes too long to Complete.
    As a non-citizen in an immigration detention facility, you may or may not be eligible for release or a bond. Unlike in criminal court where you have a Constitutional right to a reasonable bond (with very few exceptions), in Immigration…
  • Jun 13

    Summaries of Unpublished BIA Decisions from Florida

    Summaries of Unpublished BIA Decisions from Florida
    This part of the latest issue of the AILA Georgia-Alabama and Central and South Florida Chapter 11th Circuit Litigation Newsletter summarizes unpublished BIA decisions from Florida. The summarized cases are for April and May 2016. This is a…
  • Jun 9

    Summaries of Unpublished BIA Decisions from Alabama and Georgia

    Summaries of Unpublished BIA Decisions from Alabama and Georgia
    This part of the latest issue of the AILA Georgia-Alabama and Central and South Florida Chapter 11th Circuit Litigation Newsletter summarizes unpublished BIA decisions from Alabama and Georgia. The summarized cases are for April and May…
Rank this Week: 901

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Jun 24

    Consumer-focused technology is transforming healthcare as we know it

    Consumer-focused technology is transforming healthcare as we know it
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jun 24

    Consumer-focused technology is transforming healthcare as we know it

    Consumer-focused technology is transforming healthcare as we know it
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jun 24

    Consumer-focused technology is transforming healthcare as we know it

    Consumer-focused technology is transforming healthcare as we know it
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
Rank this Week: 639

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 643

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    BREXIT

    BREXIT
     Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves, that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth[ last for a thousand years, men and woman will still say, This was NOT their finest hour.First, some local…
  • Jun 22

    COURAGE

    COURAGE
    Courage is doing what you think is right despite popular opinion to the contrary. As President Kennedy was fond of saying, the hottest places  in hell are reserved for those, who in times of moral crises, do nothing and preserve…
  • Jun 21

    THE SKY IS FALLING

    THE SKY IS FALLING
    The sky is falling. Terry stop suppression motions are dead. Oh my!The Supreme Court's decision in Utah v. Streiff spells the end of the fourth amendment. Oh no Mr. Bill!Query: When's the last time a court granted a Terry Stop motion or…
Rank this Week: 569

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 420

The Reverse Merger & SPAC Blog

The Reverse Merger & SPAC Blog

Covers reverse mergers, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), and other alternatives to initial public offerings (IPOs). By David Feldman.

http://www.reversemergerblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Why Investment Bankers are (or should be) among the world’s most prolific #ProjectManager

    Why Investment Bankers are (or should be) among the world’s most prolific #ProjectManager
    The last decade has seen a surge in the world of professional project managers. In most instances, project management (PM) methodologies are used for specific IT-related projects, but now that nearly every company has some IT-based core…
  • Jun 18

    Earnouts: Difficult to Craft, Harder to Implement

    Earnouts: Difficult to Craft, Harder to Implement
    We have spoken previously of the double-edged nature of most earnout agreements in M&A. While earnouts have some benefits, there remains difficulty in negotiating, crafting and implementing them successfully. Here we discuss some of these…
  • Jun 11

    Problems to Avoid When Selling Your Busine

    Problems to Avoid When Selling Your Busine
    When it comes to selling your business, you have to expect that your prospective buyer will conduct an extensive search of you and your company. With that due diligence any proverbial skeletons in your closet will more than surely come to…
Rank this Week: 745

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    WIRTW #418 (the #OneForTheLand edition)

    WIRTW #418 (the #OneForTheLand edition)
    I couldn’t see much at Wednesday’s Cavs victory parade. A late start + 1.3 million people + an unwillingness to wade into the masses = soaking in the atmosphere on the periphery. Consequently,…
  • Jun 23

    Don’t forget about confidentiality when training your employees on social media

    Don’t forget about confidentiality when training your employees on social media
    I’m not getting Snapchat. Maybe I’ve finally found a social channel that doesn’t fit me. Or, maybe I’m just too late to the game. Or, maybe with Twitter, and LinkedIn, and Facebook, and Instagram, and this blog, I…
  • Jun 22

    EEOC pushes NLRB to find common ground on workplace harassment

    EEOC pushes NLRB to find common ground on workplace harassment
    It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of the NLRB’s expanded coverage of protected concerted activity. One area over which I’ve been particularly critical is the NLRB’s position on the confidentiality of workplace…
Rank this Week: 434

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

Discusses tax law, tax legislation, and other IRS tax happenings. By Kreig Mitchell.

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Jun 24

    IRS Budget Constraints Continue to Make Resolving Cases Difficult

    IRS Budget Constraints Continue to Make Resolving Cases Difficult
    The IRS’s budget constraints have made it more difficult for taxpayers to resolve IRS problems. This is especially true for the work that it has shifted to IRS service centers to be worked remotely. The Wang v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo.…
  • Jun 23

    IRS Tax Assessment Overturned Because Notice Not Property Mailed

    IRS Tax Assessment Overturned Because Notice Not Property Mailed
    In Buffano v. United States, T.C. Memo. 2016-122, the U.S. Tax Court concluded that that the taxpayer was not liable for tax because the IRS failed to properly assess the tax because the IRS did not mail notices of the tax deficiencies to the…
  • Jun 21

    Stock Sale Triggers Transferee Liability for Buyer’s Tax Liability

    Stock Sale Triggers Transferee Liability for Buyer’s Tax Liability
    In Marshall v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2016-119, the U.S. Tax Court concluded that business owners who sold their stock was liable for the buyer’s Federal income taxes that arose after the sale. The facts and procedural history are as…
Rank this Week: 433

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jun 24

    EU referendum result statement from Nigel Shepherd, Resolution

    EU referendum result statement from Nigel Shepherd, Resolution
    Nigel ShepherdSpeaking following the EU referendum result, Resolution Chair Nigel Shepherd said:“It’s too early to know the full implications for family law, but what is clear is that we are entering a period of great uncertainty.…
  • Jun 23

    Kids and cash, disappearing assets, court fee increases and more...

    Kids and cash, disappearing assets, court fee increases and more...
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog included:Child contact and support are two separate issues - It should be obvious, but it's not to some.The mystery of the disappearing assets - With…
  • Jun 22

    In the matter of D (A child): Appeal struck out

    In the matter of D (A child): Appeal struck out
    Lady Hale gives the judgment of the Supreme CourtBACKGROUND TO THE APPEALThese proceedings concern a child, called DD in the judgment, who was born in 2006 in Romania, to Romanian parents who met while working in England. The family returned…
Rank this Week: 717

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Wrongful Death Claims: Most Commonly Settled Hospital Lawsuits in Illinoi

    Wrongful Death Claims: Most Commonly Settled Hospital Lawsuits in Illinoi
    Chicago Hospital Lawsuits Lawyer A study recently conducted by Johns Hopkins University made headlines when it concluded that medical errors were the third leading cause of death in the United States. The study found that 250,000 deaths each…
  • Jun 20

    Five Tips to Consider When Suing a Store for Your Slip and Fall Injury

    Five Tips to Consider When Suing a Store for Your Slip and Fall Injury
    Chicago Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit Attorney Slip and fall injuries are common in retail stores. Whether they are caused by wet flooring, uneven carpeting, cluttered walkways, or even icy sidewalks, they prompt hundreds of claims each year in the…
  • Jun 17

    Seven Tips for More Efficient (and Successful) Settlement Talk

    Seven Tips for More Efficient (and Successful) Settlement Talk
    Chicago Injury Attorney Offers Settlement Tips If you are involved in a personal injury lawsuit, then you may be surprised to find out that a large volume of personal injury claims never go to court. Instead, the vast majority of these claims…
Rank this Week: 277

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/
  • Jun 23

    Texas Court: Implied Consent Valid for DUI Driver

    Texas Court: Implied Consent Valid for DUI Driver
    Under California’s vehicle codes, drivers suspected of a DUI in Los Angeles must submit to breathalyzer or blood tests or face a license suspension of one year for the first offense (two years for the second offense and three years for…
  • Jun 20

    DUI Driver Charged With Manslaughter After Accident Leads to Death of Unborn Baby

    DUI Driver Charged With Manslaughter After Accident Leads to Death of Unborn Baby
    Under a pilot program that became law in 2010, those convicted of DUI in Los Angeles County must use an ignition interlock device on any vehicles they drive for at least five months after a DUI arrest. Why these draconian rules? Advocates of…
  • Jun 15

    Even Worse Than Jail? Places DUI Drivers Really Don’t Want to End Up

    Even Worse Than Jail? Places DUI Drivers Really Don’t Want to End Up
    A conviction for DUI in Los Angeles can land you behind bars. While that isn’t a pleasant experience, some DUI drivers end up in even worse locations. The Times-Union in Jacksonville, Florida, reports that St. Mary’s City and…
Rank this Week: 754

The NV Flyer

The NV Flyer

Reviews legal developments affecting airlines and travel agents.

http://nvflyer.wordpress.com
  • Jun 23

    Montreal Convention cancels ticketholders’ canceled ticket claim

    Montreal Convention cancels ticketholders’ canceled ticket claim
    Papaiyawala v. Saudi Arabian Airlines (E.D.V.A. Apr. 15, 2016).  The plaintiffs, a married couple, had purchased tickets for the wife’s parents to travel from India to New York.  Several days before the outbound flight, Saudia…
  • Apr 14

    Airline not liable for customer’s travel-related misfortune

    Airline not liable for customer’s travel-related misfortune
    Naqvi v. Saudi Arabian Airlines, Inc. (D.D.C. Feb. 12, 2016).  The plaintiff’s air travel originating at Washington Dulles International Airport included a connecting flight on Saudi Arabian Airlines from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to…
  • Mar 2

    Passenger’s claim based on seating-related injury fails under Montreal Convention

    Passenger’s claim based on seating-related injury fails under Montreal Convention
    Plonka v. US Airways (E.D. Pa. Oct. 27, 2015).  During a flight from Philadelphia to Germany, the passenger/plaintiff was seated behind a seat under which was affixed a hard plastic box, known as an “IFE box,” that contained…
Rank this Week: 280

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    California Law Regarding Murder

    California Law Regarding Murder
    SISTER ACCUSED OF MURDERING HER TWIN WHEN SHE DRIVES BOTH OF THEM OFF A CLIFF A woman was driving her vehicle in Maui with her twin sister sitting in the passenger seat. Witnesses said they observed the two sisters arguing in the car while…
  • Jun 15

    Can I Be Held Criminally Responsible For the Actions Of My Pet?

    Can I Be Held Criminally Responsible For the Actions Of My Pet?
    YOUR PET CAN SEND YOU TO PRISON You could be charged for a crime your animal “commits.” Okay, animals can’t commit crimes but this is serious stuff. If your dog attacks a person or worse yet, kills someone, you can be facing…
  • Jun 7

    White Collar Crimes in California

    White Collar Crimes in California
    “OPERATION SPINAL CAP” Many people think of crimes as acts of violence that causes harm to others, but there is probably just as much harm done by white-collar criminals—and sometimes these criminals are even wearing a white…
Rank this Week: 865

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jun 23

    DiCaprio To Testify In ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Suit

    DiCaprio To Testify In ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Suit
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:A federal judge ordered actor Leonardo DiCaprio to be deposed because of his role in the Academy Award nominated film “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Andrew Greene, the plaintiff in…
  • Jun 20

    FINRA Cracks Down on Oppenheimer’s Unsuitable Sale of Non-Traditional ETF

    FINRA Cracks Down on Oppenheimer’s Unsuitable Sale of Non-Traditional ETF
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Without admitting or denying allegations, Oppenheimer & Co. agreed to pay $2.25 million to FINRA for the unsuitable sales of non-traditional ETFs and the consequential supervisory…
  • Jun 17

    Massachusetts Securities Regulator Attempts to Clean Up His State

    Massachusetts Securities Regulator Attempts to Clean Up His State
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:In an effort to better protect investors and the market for securities in Massachusetts, Commonwealth Secretary William Galvin requested information from 241 brokerage firms in order to keep…
Rank this Week: 435

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist…

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach

Covers animal law and animal rights. By Gary L. Francione.

http://www.abolitionistapproach.com
  • Jun 23

    Guest Essay: Dear Vegan Feminists, Where Are You? An Open Letter

    Guest Essay: Dear Vegan Feminists, Where Are You? An Open Letter
    This essay was originally post on Ecorazzi.com. A troll appeared and posted a number of problematic messages. The matter was reported to Ecorazzi and they removed the post for the time being until they return from the Chicago Vegan Food and…
  • Jun 2

    The Speciesism of “Plural Approaches”

    The Speciesism of “Plural Approaches”
    In response to a critique of welfare reform and other approaches that actually promote animal exploitation, some supposed animal advocates say that we need “plural approaches.” They say that, in addition to promoting veganism as a…
  • May 30

    Harambe and the Chicken

    Harambe and the Chicken
    Many people are very upset about the killing of Harambe, the gorilla imprisoned in an Ohio zoo. They ought to be upset. It was wrong to imprison Harambe. It was wrong to kill him. But what happened to Harambe is no more wrong than what…
Rank this Week: 946

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    SCOTUS Decides (Another) ACCA Case

    SCOTUS Decides (Another) ACCA Case
    It's been a slow week for the Sixth Circuit (at least if you're looking for cases about criminal law), but that's not so for the Supreme Court.  Today, the Court decided Mathis v. United States, which considers whether a burglary…
  • Jun 13

    Sixth Circuit: 18 U.S.C. § 2113 is mostly a Crime of Violence

    Sixth Circuit: 18 U.S.C. § 2113 is mostly a Crime of Violence
    For those of you following the great national debate about whether federal bank robbery and Hobbs Act robbery are crimes of violence/violent felonies, the Sixth Circuit has weighed in.In United States v. William McBride, Jr., the Sixth…
  • Jun 10

    A quick note on Padilla and prejudice

    A quick note on Padilla and prejudice
    The Sixth Circuit weighed in earlier this week on an apparently growing Circuit split regarding ineffective assistance of counsel and failing to properly advise of immigration consequences. Jae Lee came to this country from South Korea with…
Rank this Week: 582

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jun 23

    Jury awards $8.75 million in asbestos lawsuit

    Jury awards $8.75 million in asbestos lawsuit
    A 65-year-old Beaverton man who is dying of asbestos-related cancer – four decades after he was exposed to the material – was awarded $8.75 million by an Oregon jury. The three and half week long trial showed that Kaiser Gypsum,…
  • Jun 21

    Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Triggers Talc Powder Lawsuit

    Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Triggers Talc Powder Lawsuit
    The family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer alleges that side effects of daily Baby Powder use for feminine hygiene purposes caused the development of cancer. The family of Maureen Broderick Milliken allege that Milliken’s…
  • Jun 16

    FDA issues Invokana warning

    FDA issues Invokana warning
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a drug safety communication stating that it has revised the warning labels of SGLT2 inhibitors, including Invokana, to include information about acute kidney injury. According to a press release…
Rank this Week: 854

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 825

Michael Markarian: Animals &…

Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics

Covers elections, ballot measures, and legislation. By the Humane Society Legislative Fund.

http://blog.hslf.org/political_animal/
  • Jun 23

    Keep Fins on Sharks—Not in a Bowl of Soup

    Keep Fins on Sharks—Not in a Bowl of Soup
    Rhode Island last week banned the trade in shark fins, joining ten other states and three Pacific territories in sending a message that this cruel product is not welcome within their borders. These state policy actions are helping to…
  • Jun 23

    Keeping Wolves at Bay – Without Killing

    Keeping Wolves at Bay – Without Killing
    Through determination, innovation, and creativity, our society is solving some of the biggest challenges facing animals. Non-animal tests for cosmetics, chemicals, and household products are faster, cheaper, safer, and more reliable than…
  • Jun 14

    Congressional Report to Trophy Hunters: “Show Me the Money”

    Congressional Report to Trophy Hunters: “Show Me the Money”
    It’s been nearly a year since a Minnesota dentist bled out and killed Zimbabwe’s Cecil the lion. In the wake of it, there was a bright spotlight shined on trophy hunting. More than ever, the world is seeing trophy…
Rank this Week: 945

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    People v. Sanchez (Cal. Supreme Court - June 23, 2016)

    People v. Sanchez (Cal. Supreme Court - June 23, 2016)
    Justice Liu writes a concurrence that, as usual, raises a variety of fascinating doctrinal points.  It's definitely worth a read.The facts of the California Supreme Court's opinion are also worth review, but for an entirely distinct…
  • Jun 22

    People v. Willover (Cal. Ct. App. - June 21, 206)

    People v. Willover (Cal. Ct. App. - June 21, 206)
    I am indeed reluctant to sentence juveniles to life in prison with absolutely no possibility of parole, ever.Yet I fear the day -- if it ever comes -- that this person gets released from prison.Horrible, utterly senseless murders.
  • Jun 21

    People v. Young (Cal. Ct. App. - May 26, 2016)

    People v. Young (Cal. Ct. App. - May 26, 2016)
    Some cases are extraordinarily hard.  Some are fairly easy.This is an example of the latter.California law provides that if you're on parole, and have finished up a year, you're required to be discharged from parole within 30 days.…
Rank this Week: 579

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Florida Rape Charges Against Probation Officer Dropped

    Florida Rape Charges Against Probation Officer Dropped
    There was little doubt that the probation officer had sex with his charge. The video evidence provided by the alleged victim was pretty straightforward proof of that.  But was it rape? Zachary Thomas Bailey, 52, was arrested on two…
  • Jun 18

    Goodman v. FDLE – 4th DCA Unswayed by Defense BAC Argument

    Goodman v. FDLE – 4th DCA Unswayed by Defense BAC Argument
    Florida’s 4th District Court of Appeal has upheld the ruling of an administrative law judge in the case of John Goodman, the polo magnate convicted of DUI manslaughter in the death of 23-year-old Scott Patrick Wilson in 2010. …
  • Jun 15

    Finders Keepers? Man Takes $30K Ring Left on Bathroom Floor, Arrested for Theft

    Finders Keepers? Man Takes $30K Ring Left on Bathroom Floor, Arrested for Theft
    Finders keepers, losers weepers. That’s how the saying goes, anyway. Unfortunately for a man in Palm Beach County, the Florida criminal justice system doesn’t quite work that way.  According to The Sun Sentinel, a woman…
Rank this Week: 896

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers brain injuries from bicycle accidents, car accidents, medical malpractice an defective products. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Chicago Offers Settlement in Wrongful Death of Teen

    Chicago Offers Settlement in Wrongful Death of Teen
    Coming on the heels of two high profile settlements from the City of Chicago, the mayor’s administration has reached another potential settlement in the 2013 death of a 17-year-old. According to an article from the Chicago Tribune, this…
  • Jun 16

    Epilepsy as a Result of Brain Injury

    Epilepsy as a Result of Brain Injury
    Epilepsy is a neurological disorder caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain. The epileptic patient will exhibit recurring bouts of sensory disturbances, possible loss of consciousness and convulsions or spasms also known as…
  • Jun 9

    $9 Million Verdict in Fatal Medical Malpractice Suit

    $9 Million Verdict in Fatal Medical Malpractice Suit
    In 2010, a mother of five children was experiencing a sixth pregnancy, but this pregnancy came with an elevated risk level because the mother was 40. Feeling ill and complaining of shortness of breath, she went to a Chicago hospital where her…
Rank this Week: 741

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Neck and Back Injurie

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Neck and Back Injurie
    Reasons for judgment were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, assessing non-pecuniary damages of $90,000 for chronic injuries sustained in a vehicle collision. In today’s case (Lu v. Huang) the Plaintiff…
  • Jun 23

    Defendant Ordered to Pay $7,500 After “Body-Checking” Plaintiff During Debt Collection

    Defendant Ordered to Pay $7,500 After “Body-Checking” Plaintiff During Debt Collection
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, ordering a Defendant to pay a Plaintiff $5,000 in non-pecuniary damages and a further $2,500 in punitive damages following an assault during a debt…
  • Jun 23

    Adverse Inference Drawn For “Absence of Evidence From Any Treating Doctor”

    Adverse Inference Drawn For “Absence of Evidence From Any Treating Doctor”
    Reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, drawing an adverse inference for a Plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit who failed to lead evidence from any treating physician. In this week’s…
Rank this Week: 848

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as boating and car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and slip/trip and fall accidents. By Joseph I. Lipsky.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Mislead Volkswagen Diesel Owners Entitled to Cash Payment

    Mislead Volkswagen Diesel Owners Entitled to Cash Payment
    According to news reports, Volkswagen is agreeing to make cash payments of up $10 billion, or up to $7,000.00 to owners of their diesel cars, which apparently pollute more than advertised. The amount of each owner’s payment will…
  • Jun 12

    Deadly Boating Accidents Rise in Broward and the Key

    Deadly Boating Accidents Rise in Broward and the Key
    Florida boat accident attorney Joseph Lipsky is surprised that a recent report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission determined that the number of boating related wrongful deaths actually declined nearly 25% last year,…
  • Jun 6

    Rise in Car Accidents in Florida Results in Raised Insurance Rate

    Rise in Car Accidents in Florida Results in Raised Insurance Rate
    Miami car accident attorney Joseph Lipsky has seen an increase in the number of car accidents across Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Palm Beach over the past year. Now it appears those rising number of car accidents and the personal injuries they…
Rank this Week: 408

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Jun 23

    How do I account for lost income in a wrongful death settlement in Pennsylvania?

    How do I account for lost income in a wrongful death settlement in Pennsylvania?
    When a loved one dies suddenly, families must consider how they will make ends meet now that their loved one is gone. If a loved one’s death was the result of someone else’s negligence, you may have options. If you are able to…
  • Jun 16

    What to Expect During the Car Accident Claim Proce

    What to Expect During the Car Accident Claim Proce
    After a car accident, one of the first things you should do (after making sure everyone is safe and calling the police) is call your insurance company and let it know that you will be filing a claim. While your insurance company will attempt…
  • Jun 13

    How Expert Witness and Eyewitness Testimony for Your Injury Case

    How Expert Witness and Eyewitness Testimony for Your Injury Case
    Witness testimony is an important component of every personal injury case, no matter what type of injury you have suffered. Eyewitness testimony can help the jury visualize what happened when the injury occurred, while expert witness…
Rank this Week: 634

Social Security Disability Blog

Social Security Disability Blog

Covers the Social Security disability process and strategies for winning cases. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.ssdanswers.com
  • Jun 23

    Social Security Disability Claims for Applicants Under Age 50: is there Hope for Approval?

    Social Security Disability Claims for Applicants Under Age 50: is there Hope for Approval?
      There is no question that Social Security has made it much more difficult to qualify for disability benefits. Statistically, hearing approval rates have dropped from 62% in 2010 to 45% in 2015, which is a significant drop. There is one…
  • May 28

    Musculoskeletal Injuries: How Severely Impaired Must I Be?

    Musculoskeletal Injuries: How Severely Impaired Must I Be?
    Intentionally or not, the Social Security Administration has done a good job selling the idea that winning disability benefits is extremely hard. Bloggers (including me) write about the long delays and the arbitrary nature of decisions and…
  • Apr 7

    How Your Hearing Testimony Can Help Win Your Disability Benefits Case

    How Your Hearing Testimony Can Help Win Your Disability Benefits Case
    Social Security disability hearings generally last less than an hour, but the agency’s hearing backlog currently averages over 18 months in many locations. When you add the 8 to 12 months it takes for SSA to conduct its administrative…
Rank this Week: 988

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/
  • Jun 23

    No-brainers and conflict

    No-brainers and conflict
    So, Elon Musk of both SolarCity and Tesla fame has announced a "no-brainer": the merger of SolarCity and Tesla. you can find a copy of SolarCity's offer to acquire Tesla here. Obviously, with Musk on both sides of this deal,...
  • Jun 15

    Evolution of Merger Agreement

    Evolution of Merger Agreement
    Anderson and Manns have posted a draft of a paper they presented at this year's AALS Transactional Law panel in NYC, The Inefficient Evolution of Merger Agreements. This paper is one of a couple of recent papers conducting empirical…
  • Jun 14

    Will they ever learn?

    Will they ever learn?
    That was the question a friend asked. Apparently, someone decided Microsoft's proposed acquisition of LinkedIn was just too good to miss and purchased a boatload of call options just before the deal was announced. How much is a…
Rank this Week: 376

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Alcohol and Speed Factors in Fatal New York Crash

    Alcohol and Speed Factors in Fatal New York Crash
    A driver lost control of his vehicle, jumped the curb and slammed into a fire hydrant, killing his passenger and seriously injuring himself. The impact was so powerful that the vehicle was nearly torn in half and the fire hydrant wound up in…
  • Jun 22

    Victims of Hit-and-Run Accident Can Ease Financial Burdens with Lawsuit Funding

    Victims of Hit-and-Run Accident Can Ease Financial Burdens with Lawsuit Funding
    Two teens reportedly slipped out of school unnoticed, stole an unlocked vehicle and started cruising the streets of Camden, New Jersey. At some point, the car was reported stolen. Before police caught the boys, the 16-year-old driver hit a…
  • Jun 20

    Lawsuit Funding Assists Auto Accident Victims Involved in Contentious Litigation

    Lawsuit Funding Assists Auto Accident Victims Involved in Contentious Litigation
    You get in your car, buckle up, start the engine, and hit the road. You most likely don’t give any thought to being in an auto accident because frankly – you are a careful driver. While the odds are low that an attentive driver…
Rank this Week: 744

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jun 23

    Court Deadlocks on President's Immigration Plan

    Court Deadlocks on President's Immigration Plan
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court today deadlocked 4-4 in the case challenging President Obama's deferred action plan for certain unauthorized immigrants, or DAPA. The Court's ruling in United States v. Texas…
  • Jun 23

    United States Supreme Court in Fisher II: UT Affirmative Action Plan Constitutional

    United States Supreme Court in Fisher II: UT Affirmative Action Plan Constitutional
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law On Fisher's second trip to the Court, the United States Supreme Court has found that the affirmative action plan of the University of Texas did not violate the...
  • Jun 20

    Cleveland RNC Convention Protest Zone Challenged

    Cleveland RNC Convention Protest Zone Challenged
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law On behalf of Citizens for Trump, the ACLU has filed a complaint against the City of Cleveland for its Event Zone Permit Regulations, arguing that the regulations…
Rank this Week: 888

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
Rank this Week: 670

National Forest Law Blog

National Forest Law Blog

Focuses on legal issues and cases affecting national forest management and policy. By Ryan L. Woody.

http://www.nationalforestlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 845

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: 939

AttorneySync Blog

AttorneySync Blog

Covers legal marketing strategies.

http://www.attorneysync.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Local Search Ads 2.0 for Law firm

    Local Search Ads 2.0 for Law firm
    Most local search folks have long-anticipated the arrival of paid ads in Google’s local pack results. At SMX Advanced (#SMXLocal), Google finally announced that the local pack will be getting AdWords ads. Imprezzio Marketing’s…
  • Jun 16

    Legal Web Marketing Prioritie

    Legal Web Marketing Prioritie
    Here are a few website marketing ideas that I’d prioritize today: Speed If your pages don’t fully load in around one second, you’re losing visitors unnecessarily. If you’re not sure whether your pages are too slow, you…
  • Apr 10

    Giving Online Legal Services Consumers What They Want

    Giving Online Legal Services Consumers What They Want
    A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for his client. – Proverb When many lawyers hear things like do-it-yourself legal forms, online legal tools and online legal question and answers they immediately cry: Harm! And there’s…
Rank this Week: 877