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Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • May 23

    How long does it take to get a restricted driving permit (RDP) in Illinois?

    How long does it take to get a restricted driving permit (RDP) in Illinois?
    It can take, on average, 10-14 weeks to receive a restricted driving permit (RDP)/hardship license from the date of your administrative hearing with the Illinois Secretary of State. There is not only a waiting period before the hearing…
  • May 16

    What is a Class B misdemeanor in Illinois?

    What is a Class B misdemeanor in Illinois?
    A Class B misdemeanor in Illinois carries a maximum penalty of up to 6 months (180 days) imprisonment in county jail and a maximum fine of $1,500 plus any mandatory court costs. The defendant may be placed on a period of court…
  • May 11

    Illinois Traffic Ticket Laws for Drivers Under 21 Years Old

    Illinois Traffic Ticket Laws for Drivers Under 21 Years Old
    Drivers under 21 years old will have their driver’s license suspended by the Illinois Secretary of State if they receive two traffic ticket convictions within a period of two years (24 months). Illinois law holds drivers under…
Rank this Week: 468

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • May 23

    INRatio Recall and Settlement – Did Alere Get Away With Deception, Death?

    INRatio Recall and Settlement – Did Alere Get Away With Deception, Death?
    After the blood monitoring device INRatio recall, a class-action lawsuit filed against the manufacturer, Alere, has settled out of court. So it is safe to say the global corporation with headquarters in Waltham, Mass., that touts itself as a…
  • May 17

    Xarelto Litigation – Bellwether Update

    Xarelto Litigation – Bellwether Update
    Searcy Denney Mass Tort Unit attorneys Brenda Fulmer and Cal Warriner have filed three more lawsuits on behalf of Florida and North Carolina residents who suffered bleeding in their brains and GI tracts following use of Xarelto. The dozens of…
  • May 2

    Greatbatch Medical Recalls Hip-Replacement Instrument Which Has Potential To Infect Patient

    Greatbatch Medical Recalls Hip-Replacement Instrument Which Has Potential To Infect Patient
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Class 1 recall for a handheld instrument used during hip-replacement surgery. The device failed sterility tests. Greatbatch Medical Recalls The Affected Instrument Greatbatch Medical recalled…
Rank this Week: 560

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Digital Collection of Jefferson's Books at UVA Law Library

    Digital Collection of Jefferson's Books at UVA Law Library
     Digital versions of Thomas Jefferson’s collection of law books will soon be available online for free nearly 200 years after he founded the University of Virginia. Click here for story:Digital Collection
  • Apr 12

    Virginia Library Association Council Meeting - April 7, 2017

    Virginia Library Association Council Meeting - April 7, 2017
    Submitted by Terry LongOne of the items Suzanne Corriell reported on from the last VLA Council meeting was the following: [At the Council meeting they make] you PAY if you use an acronym and don't define it.  There was about $10 in the…
  • Mar 27

    VALL Spring Meeting, May 19, 2017

    VALL Spring Meeting, May 19, 2017
    Submitted by Lara DresserThe VALL Spring Meeting is May 19th at William & Mary Law School.  Join us for a social event, An Art Museum Mystery, following the meeting (see details below). Attached are a few suggestions for lodging and…
Rank this Week: 324

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Can Criminal History Affect My Car Accident Case?

    Can Criminal History Affect My Car Accident Case?
    Having a criminal record can make several aspects of your life difficult, from getting a job to finding housing. And personal injury claims are no exception. Even a minor conviction, such as a traffic ticket, can harm your chances of…
  • May 11

    Life-Saving Tips for New Motorcyclist

    Life-Saving Tips for New Motorcyclist
    Motorcycle riding comes with inherent risks; you are 35 times more likely to die in a motorcycle crash than occupants of cars and trucks. The good news is, the vast majority of serious injuries and deaths are preventable. The bad news is,…
  • May 8

    It’s That Time of Year Again – Motorcycle Season in Massachusett

    It’s That Time of Year Again – Motorcycle Season in Massachusett
    With its beautiful coast, diverse mix of big cities and quaint, New England towns, and plenty of scenic backroads, Massachusetts is a popular state for motorcycle enthusiasts. Riding a motorcycle is cheaper than driving a car, allows a rider…
Rank this Week: 595

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    LawPORT: Online tutorials from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie

    LawPORT: Online tutorials from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie
    The University of London's Institute of Advanced Legal Studies has announced the launch of LawPORT, a collection of training tutorials "designed to improve the information literacy skills of law PhD students." Of course these are geared…
  • May 19

    Interactive database from the U.S. Court

    Interactive database from the U.S. Court
    The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently made available an enhanced database containing information about civil and criminal federal cases going back to 1970. The Integrated Database (IDB) is available to the public for free on…
  • May 18

    GPO Director on transforming the GPO for the 21st Century

    GPO Director on transforming the GPO for the 21st Century
    The new Director of the Government Publishing Office, Davita Vance-Cooks, recently met with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration at a hearing on "Transforming GPO for the 21st Century and Beyond." She reported…
Rank this Week: 578

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 23

    “You’re Fired” is not a Good Response to a Report of Harassment

    “You’re Fired” is not a Good Response to a Report of Harassment
    This is not a post about any of the activities of the Trump Administration even though the headline uses his catch phrase.  We are taking a break from our multi-part series of commenting on the investigation of Trump’s ties to…
  • May 4

    Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: West Virginia Passes Medical Marijuana Law

    Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: West Virginia Passes Medical Marijuana Law
    On April 19, 2017, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed a bill legalizing the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.  With the passage of Senate Bill 386, West Virginia becomes the 29th state to adopt a medical marijuana law.…
  • Apr 24

    Avoiding the Mistakes of the Investigation into Trump’s Russia Tie

    Avoiding the Mistakes of the Investigation into Trump’s Russia Tie
    Last week, we commented on the fact that Representative Nunes had recused himself from the investigation into President Trump’s Russia ties after appearing less than impartial in the investigation.  Some employers may view the…
Rank this Week: 287

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 471

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: 400

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    Bail Bond Hearings in California

    Bail Bond Hearings in California
    COMPUTER-ASSISTED BAIL HEARINGS When a person is arrested and held in custody, his or her first appearance before a judge will be in what is called an arraignment.   Under California law, the defendant must be afforded an…
  • Apr 27

    Post-Conviction Relief to Remove Potential Immigration Consequence

    Post-Conviction Relief to Remove Potential Immigration Consequence
    Legislature Enacts Post-Conviction Relief to Remove Potential Immigration Consequences After a Penal Code Section 1000 Plea Last week I wrote about the immigration consequences that may attach to an “expunged” conviction. This…
  • Apr 20

    AN “EXPUNGED” CONVICTION MAY STILL BE A DEPORTABLE OFFENSE

    AN “EXPUNGED” CONVICTION MAY STILL BE A DEPORTABLE OFFENSE
    Many people who have been convicted on a misdemeanor charge or certain felonies for which they were not sentenced to prison can, after certain conditions are met, apply to the court for what is commonly called an “expungement” of…
Rank this Week: 596

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    What To Do If You Are Pulled Over For DUI

    What To Do If You Are Pulled Over For DUI
    WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU ARE PULLED OVER AFTER DRINKING After an enjoyable dinner party where several bottles of wine were opened—feeling full in body and mind, but not particularly feeling effects of that wine, or so you…
  • May 8

    Repeat DUI Offender Sobriety Program

    Repeat DUI Offender Sobriety Program
    24/7 SOBRIETY PROGRAMS FOR REPEAT DUI OFFENDERS What if every person who was a repeat drunk driver was prohibited from drinking alcohol at all—day or night, seven days a week—as part of their sentence. It may sound far-fetched but…
  • Apr 28

    Driving Under the Influence of Drugs is Now Deadlier than Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

    Driving Under the Influence of Drugs is Now Deadlier than Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
    Headline: Driving Under the Influence of Drugs is Now Deadlier than Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol You might have heard something on the news or read a news story, or perhaps you only caught the headline suggesting that drugged…
Rank this Week: 574

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

Covers futures, commodities and forex regulation. By Shipkevich Law Firm.

http://www.cftclaw.com/
Rank this Week: 455

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • May 22

    Drug Mules Used Costa Cruise Ships to Smuggle Cocaine

    Drug Mules Used Costa Cruise Ships to Smuggle Cocaine
    For a two year period from 2012 to 2014, as many as thirty-four people who posed as cruise ship passengers on Costa ships participated in a smuggling network that transported hashish from Morocco to Brazil and cocaine from South America…
  • May 20

    Cocaine-Smuggling Princess Crew Members Escape Jail Time

    Cocaine-Smuggling Princess Crew Members Escape Jail Time
    Canadian news stations have identified the three crew members from the Island Princess who were arrested last week for smuggling drugs into Vancouver, as we mentioned in a prior article.  CTV News Vancouver identified three…
  • May 18

    A Race to the Bottom? Cruise Lines Seek Reduction of Harbor Pilot's Compensation

    A Race to the Bottom? Cruise Lines Seek Reduction of Harbor Pilot's Compensation
    The safe operation of a cruise ship to and from the port of Miami depends in large part on someone who few cruise passengers will ever meet - a pilot from the Biscayne Bay Pilots. Cruise ships, tankers and cargo ships are all piloted in and…
Rank this Week: 264

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 22

    Understanding the Bad Faith Failure to Pay Penalty in Tennessee Insurance Case

    Understanding the Bad Faith Failure to Pay Penalty in Tennessee Insurance Case
    Under Tennessee law, if an insurance company denies a claim, it can be subject to a bad faith failure to pay penalty. The maximum amount of the penalty is 25% of the claim amount which the insurance company should have paid.  Moreover,…
  • Apr 17

    When Checks or Payments are Designated “Paid in Full”: Accord and Satisfaction Law in Tennessee

    When Checks or Payments are Designated “Paid in Full”: Accord and Satisfaction Law in Tennessee
    It happens with some frequency in Tennessee that a check is written and notated “paid in full” or “payment in full.” Sometimes, if a check is not written “paid in full,” the business which owes the debt may…
  • Apr 9

    Basic Rules in Tennessee Regarding Auction Sales of Real Estate

    Basic Rules in Tennessee Regarding Auction Sales of Real Estate
    When real estate is sold at auction in Tennessee, what rights do the seller and highest bidder have after the hammer falls? Can the seller back out of the sale?  What are the chances that the highest bidder can win a case for specific…
Rank this Week: 497

Director's Forum: David Kappos'…

Director's Forum: David Kappos' Public Blog

From the US Patent and Trademark Office.

http://www.uspto.gov/blog/director/
  • May 22

    Spotlight on Primary Patent Examiner Angela Nguyen

    Spotlight on Primary Patent Examiner Angela Nguyen
    A post about the USPTO from the Department of Commerce Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of current and past members of the Department of Commerce during Asian-American and…
  • May 9

    2017 Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees Honored at the National Building Museum

    2017 Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees Honored at the National Building Museum
    A blog about the USPTO from the Department of Commerce On May 4, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) inducted fifteen of America’s greatest innovators into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Held at the National…
  • May 8

    Intellectual Property Resources for Small Businesse

    Intellectual Property Resources for Small Businesse
    A blog about the USPTO from the Department of Commerce. Helping small businesses and independent inventors with limited resources is an important goal of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as they serve a vital role in our…
Rank this Week: 450

North Carolina Product Liability…

North Carolina Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Clay Hodges of Harris Sarratt & Hodges, LLP.

http://www.northcarolinaproductliabilitylawyer.com/
  • May 22

    Your Health Insurance Company Expects to be Repaid for Your Product Liability Injurie

    Your Health Insurance Company Expects to be Repaid for Your Product Liability Injurie
    When money is paid by a defendant for a personal injury (including a defective product) several costs must be repaid from the money the injured person receives. There will likely be medical liens, expenses of litigation, attorney’s…
  • May 16

    Representing Yourself in a Product Liability Case: Where Do You Start?

    Representing Yourself in a Product Liability Case: Where Do You Start?
    Here’s a scenario: you had hip replacement surgery several years ago. In 2015 the hip began to hurt and cause other problems. You had revision surgery in 2016. While at home one afternoon recovering from the revision surgery, you see…
  • May 10

    Drug Makers Win First Xarelto Bellwether Trial On One Narrow Issue

    Drug Makers Win First Xarelto Bellwether Trial On One Narrow Issue
    More than 18,000 lawsuits have been filed against the drug manufacturers of Xarelto over internal bleeding injuries. Two weeks ago the first bellwether case in the Xarelto multidistrict litigation was tried to a jury in Louisiana. On May…
Rank this Week: 542

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 365

Record on Appeal

Record on Appeal

Focuses on case law analysis, appellate events, and other topics in the area of appellate law. By Rebecca A. Copeland.

http://www.recordonappeal.com/
Rank this Week: 406

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • May 22

    Library System Improvement

    Library System Improvement
    The Law Library, with University Library, will be changing the interface for our catalog. If you use gilfind.gsu.edu or gil.gsu.edu to search for library items, you will be redirected to our new search system on Friday, May 26. The new system…
  • May 1

    Faculty Reading List – Summer 2017

    Faculty Reading List – Summer 2017
    Did you ever wonder what your professors read in their spare time?  They certainly don’t sit around re-reading cases do they? Of course they don’t! We asked the faculty if they had any suggestions for summer reading, and…
  • Apr 17

    Summer and post-graduation password use

    Summer and post-graduation password use
    As exams draw closer, so does summer work and graduation. Curious about what you can do with your Bloomberg Law, Lexis, or Westlaw passwords? Read on… Summer use for returning students: Bloomberg Law and Lexis passwords can be used for…
Rank this Week: 423

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

http://www.maritimeinjury.com/
  • May 21

    Fire aboard Pacific Lady, Seaborn and Julia Kae

    Fire aboard Pacific Lady, Seaborn and Julia Kae
    There has been a three-vessel fire aboard the 57-foot fishing vessel Seaborn, 56-foot fishing vessel Pacific Lady and the 49-foot fishing vessel Julia Kae, at a marina in North Cove in Craig, Alaska. The Craig harbormaster and fire department…
  • Apr 23

    Disabled Fishing Boat – all safe

    Disabled Fishing Boat – all safe
    Alaska State Troopers received a cell phone report of a disabled 24-foot fishing boat near Hooper Bay. Apparently the vessel ran out of gas Friday evening and the three occupants were using a cell phone to call for assistance. Unable to…
  • Apr 22

    Powhatan sunk

    Powhatan sunk
    Powhatan, an 81-foot tug owned by the Samson Tug and Barge Company sank at the pier on Wednesday night in Sitka. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Sitka and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation personnel are responding. Samson…
Rank this Week: 498

Botulism Blog

Botulism Blog

Surveillance and analysis on Botulism news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark, LLP.

http://www.botulismblog.com/
  • May 21

    Valley Oak Food and Fuel tied to 10 Botulism Case

    Valley Oak Food and Fuel tied to 10 Botulism Case
    According to recent news reports, the outbreak of foodborne botulism originating from the Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove has left 10 people hospitalized, the state... Continue Reading
  • May 7

    Walnut Grove Valley Oak and Fuel Station Botulism Outbreak

    Walnut Grove Valley Oak and Fuel Station Botulism Outbreak
    Ellen Garrison of the Sacramento Bee reports today that the Sacramento County Public Health officials are investigating the Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove after several... Continue Reading
  • Apr 29

    Deer Antler Botulism Outbreak

    Deer Antler Botulism Outbreak
    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) warns against consuming local deer- antler tea due to botulism risk. Public Health has recently identified one confirmed and one... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 583

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Internet radio show / Podcast hosted by the leaders in structured settlements. From Ringler Associates and the Law Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/ringler-radio
  • May 21

    The Mission of WILG to Help Injured Worker

    The Mission of WILG to Help Injured Worker
    The Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group also known as WILG, is the national non-profit membership organization dedicated to representing the interests of millions of workers and their families who, each year, suffer the consequences of…
  • May 1

    Drone Liability and Litigation

    Drone Liability and Litigation
    An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard.  Drones were originally associated by the military, but are now used for other purposes, with estimates of over a million sold by…
  • Apr 9

    Tackling Issues on the Hill

    Tackling Issues on the Hill
    As James M. Early, CSSC, a Senior Advisor at Ringler, becomes the 2017 President of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA), there's work to do on Capitol Hill.  Listen as Jim Early talks with Ringler Radio host,…
Rank this Week: 492

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
Rank this Week: 263

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 310

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

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

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • May 21

    Don't Miss This Webinar Thursday - How to Convert More Callers to Client

    Don't Miss This Webinar Thursday - How to Convert More Callers to Client
    »Free National Trial Lawyers webinar May 25 — see below!« By Michael Delon. Your #1 problem is not “getting more leads.” The phone rings and you capture their information in your intake system. Then you follow up…
  • May 5

    How to Get New Business From Your In-Person and Online Marketing

    How to Get New Business From Your In-Person and Online Marketing
    By Larry Bodine and Victoria Blute Are you marketing more and getting less in return? Complaints I often hear from attorneys include: I feel awkward at networking events and don't know what to do. I don't want to be like a pushy used-car…
  • Apr 14

    Free Webinar: Proven Personal Marketing Strategies to Bring In New Busine

    Free Webinar: Proven Personal Marketing Strategies to Bring In New Busine
    It's time to move your personal marketing to the next level. One of the most effective ways to bring new business is through personal marketing efforts. Ask yourself - how effective are my networking and social media efforts? How many quality…
Rank this Week: 415

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • May 20

    Welcome from Barcelona!

    Welcome from Barcelona!
    Thread. First time I’ve shown up at the @INTA host city so early. Turns out I’ve missed the local celebrations marking our arrival. #INTA17 pic.twitter.com/8uiDUt9Rwu — Likelihood ®© Blog (@likely2confuse)...
  • May 18

    The Art of the Decision on the Opinions of Science.

    The Art of the Decision on the Opinions of Science.
    Originally posted 2013-07-08 12:42:11. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIn a wholly unsexy but nonetheless instructive decision in ONY, Inc.  v. Cornerstone  Therapeutics, Inc. dated June 26, 2013, the Second Circuit…
  • May 18

    Participation vacancy

    Participation vacancy
    Probably isn’t good enough pic.twitter.com/9rQwe0JVMm — Ron Coleman (@RonColeman) May 17, 2017
Rank this Week: 417

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

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

http://twit.tv/twil
  • May 19

    TWiL 386: Is Being Like Wine-Of-Month Club

    TWiL 386: Is Being Like Wine-Of-Month Club
    The NSA and Microsoft gave us WannaCry, but so did people who don't update and patch, and the Shadow Brokers' extortionist Wine-Of-The-Month Club. Denise Howell, Matt Curtis, and Andrew Rossow look at who is responsible, what legal recourse…
  • May 5

    TWiL 385: #Iamashill

    TWiL 385: #Iamashill
    Denise Howell, Mike Keyes, Franklin Graves, and Micah Ascano discuss the Fyre Festival's crash course in how everyone wants to do "influence" marketing but no one knows the law. Can YouTube go from blunt instrument to precision in deciding…
  • Apr 28

    TWiL 384: Uber In The Sky With Dubai

    TWiL 384: Uber In The Sky With Dubai
    Amazon has more privacy concerns, is there an echo? Denise Howell, Matt Curtis, and Sean Lynch discuss the legal implications of picking a fight with a security robot, Uber releases indefinite plans launch flying taxis, Roku launches a new…
Rank this Week: 485

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

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

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • May 19

    Have We Learned Anything From the Extinction of the Vaquita?

    Have We Learned Anything From the Extinction of the Vaquita?
    Today, on Endangered Species Day, we bid farewell to yet another beautiful species decimated by human activity: the vaquita.  With less than a handful of these small porpoises left in the world, experts have concluded there is no option…
  • May 12

    NWC Publishes Former FBI Director Comey’s Speech on Whistleblower

    NWC Publishes Former FBI Director Comey’s Speech on Whistleblower
    Public urged to Take Action! The National Whistleblower Center issued the following action alert today which featured a 2016 speech by then FBI Director James Comey.  The full action alert is reprinted below: In light of the news of…
  • May 11

    Video: University of Toronto Panel on Canada’s Whistleblower Reward Program

    Video: University of Toronto Panel on Canada’s Whistleblower Reward Program
    On January 26, 2017, whistleblower attorney and National Whistleblower Center Executive Director, Stephen Kohn participated in a panel discussion at the University of Toronto’s Capital Markets Institute on the topic of “Rewarding…
Rank this Week: 561

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Covers asbestos and mesothelioma. By Asbestos Legal Center.

http://www.mesothelioma-lawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 592

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • May 19

    Is Projecting Anti-Trump Texts Onto Trump Hotel Walls Trespass?

    Is Projecting Anti-Trump Texts Onto Trump Hotel Walls Trespass?
    Legal scholar Eugene Volokh says, “It turns out that the answer is probably not.” And what about projecting anti-Islam, pro-life, anti-gay, anti-semitic, or pro-cop texts? Probably still the same answer. But, asks the eminent…
  • May 15

    Podcast: Sex and the Constitution

    Podcast: Sex and the Constitution
    University of Chicago law professor and legal scholar, Geoffrey Stone, provides a wide overview of sex and the U.S. Constitution as well as his new book, Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the…
  • May 9

    Hey, Hey, We’re the Selfie-Taking Monkey

    Hey, Hey, We’re the Selfie-Taking Monkey
    The appellate oral arguments for Naruto v. Slater are set for July 12, 2017, at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The briefs are available here. Dan Ballard points out an interesting fact: “Neither party cited 1 USC §8.”…
Rank this Week: 420

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
  • May 19

    Maria, Maria, I Just Met a Scam Named Maria

    Maria, Maria, I Just Met a Scam Named Maria
    Last September, I wrote about the designation by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), under the Transnational Criminal Organization (TCO) program, of Paul Davis, Pac-Net and related entities along with a number of…
  • May 16

    Send 3 Bitcoins to the Norks or You’ll Never See Your Files Again!

    Send 3 Bitcoins to the Norks or You’ll Never See Your Files Again!
    Security researchers have indicated that they have found Kim Jong Un’s pawprints all over the code used for the WannaCry ransomware, stolen from the CIA vaults by Vladimi Putin’s BFFs at WikiLeaks.  This, of course,…
  • May 3

    Maybe BIS Should Read This Blog More Often

    Maybe BIS Should Read This Blog More Often
    Way back in January of this year, I pointed out a problem that the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control  (“OFAC”) may have unwittingly created for U.S. manufacturers of…
Rank this Week: 305

The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    Do Jurors Favor Police Testimony?

    Do Jurors Favor Police Testimony?
    Criminal defense lawyers face this question every day in the courts across the land. When a police office testifies in uniform, does his or her stature as a law enforcement professional add credibility to that testimony?Our friend Neil…
  • May 9

    Judge's Affair With Detective Could Cost Seat on Bench

    Judge's Affair With Detective Could Cost Seat on Bench
    Embattled Livingston CountyCircuit Judge Theresa BrennanOver the years, lawyers have emerged from Livingston County Circuit Judge Theresa Brennan's courtroom with a common complaint: treated by the judge with disrespect.Many lawyers have…
  • May 6

    Federal Judge Eliminates Bail for Misdemeanor

    Federal Judge Eliminates Bail for Misdemeanor
    In Huston last week, a federal judge enjoined the judges of Harris County, Texas from issuing bond orders for misdemeanors. The judge, in a detailed opinion, found that the bond system disproportionately affected the indigent.The ruling in…
Rank this Week: 249

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Covers what you need to know before you quit, get fired, or decide to sue the bastards. By Donna Ballman.

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    9th Circuit Decision Proves Need For Laws Banning Prior Salary Inquirie

    9th Circuit Decision Proves Need For Laws Banning Prior Salary Inquirie
    A few weeks ago I wrote that some states are passing laws banning prospective employers from asking applicants about their salary history. The reason lawmakers give for this law is that basing salary on an applicant's pay with another…
  • May 12

    Dear Business Lawyers: Stop Trying To Get Employees To Waive Their Unemployment Benefit

    Dear Business Lawyers: Stop Trying To Get Employees To Waive Their Unemployment Benefit
    Things you didn't think you had to say but apparently do. In Florida it is still illegal to try to get an employee or former employee to waive their right to apply for unemployment. It's a crime. Yet I've seen a couple of draft releases in…
  • May 5

    If You Have A Preexisting Condition, Choose COBRA or ObamaCare Over Your Mortgage

    If You Have A Preexisting Condition, Choose COBRA or ObamaCare Over Your Mortgage
    It used to be that when people lost their jobs, there was only one way to keep insurance coverage, and that was COBRA. The only problem is that when you lose your job, you have to pick and choose what bills to pay and COBRA is crazy…
Rank this Week: 357

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, insurance and disability claims. By Goldfinger Personal Injury Law.

http://www.torontoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 18

    Insurance Adjusters: Why there seem to be so many after a car accident (Ontario)

    Insurance Adjusters: Why there seem to be so many after a car accident (Ontario)
    If you’ve been involved in a car accident in Ontario, and you’ve been injured, you will need to report the collision/accident to a car insurer. Despite what you may believe, large car insurance companies aren’t run by…
  • May 10

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month
    Did you know that May is Motorcycle Safety Month? Unless you’re a personal injury lawyer; the answer is likely “no”. Well…It is! So, what does that mean for the average person? Probably not much…But, injury…
  • May 3

    What does “Disability” mean in your Long Term Disability Policy (Ontario)

    What does “Disability” mean in your Long Term Disability Policy (Ontario)
    One of your benefits through work may be a form of Long Term Disability Insurance. LTD Insurance can also be purchased outside of work privately, through a policy which follows you from job to job. Having an LTD policy is always a good thing.…
Rank this Week: 331

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

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

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 489

Real Property & Development Review

Real Property & Development Review

Covers real estate, construction, and land use laws in the Pacific Northwest. By Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP.

http://www.dwtrealpropertyreview.com/
Rank this Week: 538

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • May 18

    Bill Benefiting Packinghouse Towns And Workers Stalled In Unicameral

    Bill Benefiting Packinghouse Towns And Workers Stalled In Unicameral
    LB 496, a bill authorizing tax increment financing (TIF), to builders of single and multi-family housing in first and second class cities as well as villages, was stalled by a filibuster in the Unicameral on Wednesday. LB 496 was introduced…
  • Apr 27

    Opioids And Doctor Choice

    Opioids And Doctor Choice
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel said in 2008 that “You never let a serious crisis go to waste.” In the context of opioids and workers compensation this could mean reforms to workers compensation systems beyond drug…
  • Apr 24

    Tax Day For Independent Contractors: More Paperwork, More Taxe

    Tax Day For Independent Contractors: More Paperwork, More Taxe
    The issue of whether Uber drivers and other so-called “Gig Economy” workers are employees or independent contractors is a hot topic among lawyers and policy makers. But last week independent contractors in the Gig Economy and…
Rank this Week: 319

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/
  • May 18

    An Agribusiness Perspective on Farm Labor & Immigration

    An Agribusiness Perspective on Farm Labor & Immigration
    At Food Politics, Marion Nestle shares an interview with Tom Nassif, the CEO of the Western Growers. “Nassif represents this trade association for industrial agricultural producers in the West and Southwest. He discusses how immigration…
  • May 15

    Profiles in Corruption and Hypocrisy

    Profiles in Corruption and Hypocrisy
    Where to begin? Well, it is now well known that the House Health Care Bill is designed to cut health care and predominantly reward the wealthy with $880 billion dollars in tax cuts. This is accomplished by cutting Medicaid (protecting the…
  • May 15

    Nakba Day, May 15 (Arabic: يوم النكبة Yawm an-Nakba, ‘Day of the Catastrophe’)

    Nakba Day, May 15 (Arabic: يوم النكبة Yawm an-Nakba, ‘Day of the Catastrophe’)
    “By the end of the wars of 1947-49, an estimated 750,000 Palestinians had either fled Palestine or been expelled from their homes by the Haganah. Palestinians … call this seminal happening the Nakba, or the Great Catastrophe.…
Rank this Week: 462

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • May 17

    Personal Injury Small Claims, Portals and Fixed Cost

    Personal Injury Small Claims, Portals and Fixed Cost
    Kerry Underwood’s Personal Injury Small Claims, Portals and Fixed Costs has now been published and is available to order here. Running to over 1,300 pages over three volumes, you certainly get your money’s worth (a steal at…
  • May 14

    Interim costs payment

    Interim costs payment
    This blog has previously looked at the interrelationship between interim payments on account of costs and interim costs certificates. Gordon Exall’s Civil Litigation Brief blog recently had a post on this issue that I struggle to…
  • May 2

    Whiplash injuries to increase in severity

    Whiplash injuries to increase in severity
    Over the weekend, the Guardian published an article titled: “Whiplash: the myth that funds a £20bn gravy train”, challenging the medical basis for such claims and highlighting the fact that in Greece and Lithuania, where…
Rank this Week: 521

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer…

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers liability, accident, malpractice, and insurance topics. By The Fine Law Firm.

http://www.newmexicoinjury.com/
Rank this Week: 575

Legal Ease Blog

Legal Ease Blog

Covers clients development and law practice management. By Allison Shields.

http://legalease.blogs.com/legal_ease_blog/
  • May 17

    New ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality, Security of Client Data in Electronic Communication

    New ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality, Security of Client Data in Electronic Communication
    Last week (May 11, 2017), the ABA issued a new ethics opinion, Formal Opinion 477, dealing with the security of communication of protected client information. Several excellent posts have already been written about the opinion, including a…
  • May 10

    How Lawyers Can Get the Most out of their Article

    How Lawyers Can Get the Most out of their Article
    You may have heard the advice that creating content can help you build your practice and the saying, “content is king,” so if you’ve written an article – excellent! But don’t stop there. Now is not the time to…
  • May 3

    5 Tips for Managing Client Expectations: Infographic

    5 Tips for Managing Client Expectations: Infographic
    Managing clients' expectations is not always easy, but this infographic contains 5 quick steps you can take to manage client expectations better in your legal practice. Meeting and managing expectations well creates loyal clients. In order to…
Rank this Week: 474

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • May 17

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Experts Excited by Brain 'Wonder-Drug', BBC News Science Has Outgrown the Human Mind and its Limited Capacities, Aeon Chemo Scrambled My Brain, NPR Shots Blog Aaron Hernandez’s Brain to Be Released for CTE Study, NBC News Technology…
  • May 9

    Two Neurolaw-Related Case Studies from South Africa

    Two Neurolaw-Related Case Studies from South Africa
    See here for this 2004 journal article in African Health Sciences. Here is the abstract: Two cases are presented of adult males diagnosed with psychosis who were found to have intraventricular tumours (central neurocytomas). In both cases the…
  • Apr 30

    "Deep Brain Stimulation Through the 'Lens of Agency': Clarifying Threats to Personal Identity from Neurological Intervention"

    "Deep Brain Stimulation Through the 'Lens of Agency': Clarifying Threats to Personal Identity from Neurological Intervention"
    "Deep Brain Stimulation Through the 'Lens of Agency': Clarifying Threats to Personal Identity from Neurological Intervention" by Eliza Goddard has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract This paper explores the…
Rank this Week: 467

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • May 17

    Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law

    Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law
    Oxford University Press launches the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional LawYour launchpad for global constitutional researchwww.mpeccol.com ·         Developed for use by…
  • May 10

    La comparaison juridique et l’Afrique: Regards italien

    La comparaison juridique et l’Afrique: Regards italien
    Conférence-débat du Master 2 Droits africainsEcole de Droit de la SorbonneUniversité Paris 1 Panthéon-SorbonneLa comparaison juridique et l’Afrique. Regards italiens  AvecRodolfo SaccoProfesseur…
  • May 8

    New from Hart Publishing

    New from Hart Publishing
    Principled Reasoning in Human Rights AdjudicationSe-shauna WheatleImplied constitutional principles form part of the landscape of the development of fundamental rights in common law jurisdictions, affecting issues ranging from the…
Rank this Week: 477

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Covers consumer marketing, advertising and promotional activities. By Arnold & Porter.

http://www.consumeradvertisinglawblog.com/
  • May 16

    District Court Hangs Up on Call to Strike Down FTC’s Guidance on Soundboard Technology

    District Court Hangs Up on Call to Strike Down FTC’s Guidance on Soundboard Technology
    A federal district court sustained the validity of the FTC’s informal opinion letter that brings telemarketing calls that utilize soundboard technology within the purview of the Telemarketing Sales Rules (TSR) and rejected a First…
  • May 11

    Very Little Relief on the Way Regarding EPA’s NanoScale Chemicals Rule

    Very Little Relief on the Way Regarding EPA’s NanoScale Chemicals Rule
    EPA has officially announced a wee bit of regulatory relief by handing down a 90-day extension of the effective date on an information gathering rule concerning nanoscale chemicals the Agency had issued in the closing days of the Obama…
  • May 10

    The Eagles’ Hotel California Case: Who Will Win “In the Long Run”?

    The Eagles’ Hotel California Case: Who Will Win “In the Long Run”?
    There may be “plenty of room” at the Hotel California in Todos Santos, Mexico, but The Eagles aren’t checking in any time soon. On May 1, Eagles, Ltd. (The Eagles), which own all trademark rights associated with the famous…
Rank this Week: 253

Pension Risk Matters

Pension Risk Matters

Focuses on pension financial risk issues from a governance and fiduciary perspective. Published by Susan M. Mangiero.

http://www.pensionriskmatters.com/
  • May 15

    CLE Webinar About ERISA and Hedge Funds and Private Equity Fund

    CLE Webinar About ERISA and Hedge Funds and Private Equity Fund
  • Apr 25

    Investment Fraud and the Role of Trust

    Investment Fraud and the Role of Trust
    This article entitled “Investment Fraud and the Role of Trust” by Dr. Susan Mangiero was originally published on April 19, 2017 in The Fraud Examiner, a publication of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners that is…
  • Apr 9

    Funny Courtroom Film Still Used For Teaching

    Funny Courtroom Film Still Used For Teaching
    I had a chance to watch My Cousin Vinny on television the other night and was reminded how humor is such a powerful storytelling tool. How many times do we remember important concepts because the speaker or writer makes us laugh? Tickling our…
Rank this Week: 466

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • May 15

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Finding the Right Injury Lawyer: 5 Practical Tips p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 8.0px 0.0px; font: 10.5px Verdana; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2…
  • May 1

    NALYTICS.COM FROM NALANDA TECHNOLOGY SET TO TRANSFORM PRECISION SEARCH FOR UK LAW FIRMS

    NALYTICS.COM FROM NALANDA TECHNOLOGY SET TO TRANSFORM PRECISION SEARCH FOR UK LAW FIRMS
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Fast-expanding precision search technology firm Nalanda Technology is spearheading its move into the legal sector with the launch…
  • Feb 16

    Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wale

    Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wale
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Speeding is the most common type of driving offence, with around one in seven motorists being caught driving over the speed limit every year. Some drivers are repeat…
Rank this Week: 452