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Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Dec 21

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 88

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 88
    Unser nächstes Selbstleseverfahren gibt es diesmal schon am 24. Dezember 2014. Und ein Hinweis in eigener Sache: Noch läuft unsere Abstimmung zu den besten Anwaltsserien. Über 750 Stimmen wurden bereits abgegeben. Jetzt noch…
  • Dec 18

    Mutige Rechtsanwälte

    Mutige Rechtsanwälte
    Ein Rechtsanwalt, der helfen will, wird mit Fußtritten traktiert und schwer verletzt. Die Chancen, die Täter zu finden, sind eher gering – wahrscheinlich wird das Verfahren eingestellt. In der Großstadt an der…
  • Dec 18

    Middelhoff bleibt in U-Haft: Visum für China verschwiegen

    Middelhoff bleibt in U-Haft: Visum für China verschwiegen
    Das Oberlandesgericht Hamm hat entschieden, dass die vom Landgericht Essen angeordnete Untersuchungshaft gegen Dr. Thomas Middelhoff andauert und er demnach das Weihnachtsfest in der Justizvollzugsanstalt Essen verbringen muss. Middelhoff…
Rank this Week: 689

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Dec 20

    Can You Get Jail Time For Watching A Cartoon?

    Can You Get Jail Time For Watching A Cartoon?
    So do you think someone can get jail time for watching a cartoon? Would it make any difference if the cartoons were sexual? Decide for yourself, after reading this from stuff.co.nz: Ronald Clark downloaded the Japanese anime cartoons three…
  • Dec 19

    Fool Me Once, Shame On Me. Fool Me Four Times?

    Fool Me Once, Shame On Me. Fool Me Four Times?
    You go out drinking, and shit happens. But four times? Fuhgeddaboutit. As reported in the The Police Blotter in The Brooklyn Paper [88th Precinct (Fort Greene–Clinton Hill)]: Some careful crooks emptied the pockets of a man sleeping on…
  • Dec 18

    So This Guy Walks Into A Police Station …

    So This Guy Walks Into A Police Station …
    Occasionally people walk into a police station and confess to crimes. But how often do they walk into the station and commit crimes? Well, it happened recently in Philly, per wpvi tv (Philadelphia, PA). It was around 11:30 a.m. Sunday…
Rank this Week: 551

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Dec 20

    Medical Malpractice Notice - Incomplete HIPAA Form

    Medical Malpractice Notice - Incomplete HIPAA Form
    As Tennessee Courts continue to grapple with what exactly constitutes substantial compliance when sending pre-suit notice of a healthcare liability action, a recent case provides hope that a reasoned approach may ultimately prevail -…
  • Dec 18

    Seeking Reconsideration of Summary Judgment Motions in Tennessee

    Seeking Reconsideration of Summary Judgment Motions in Tennessee
    In Bilbo v. Ocoee Place Condominium Homeowners Ass’n, No. E2013-02532-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 12, 2014), plaintiffs filed suit alleging negligent construction of condos. Defendant HOA filed a motion for summary judgment stating…
  • Dec 15

    Conversion of Motions to Dismiss Into Motions for Summary Judgment

    Conversion of Motions to Dismiss Into Motions for Summary Judgment
               In Tennessee, trial judges are allowed to convert Rule 12 Motions to Dismiss into Motions for Summary Judgment, but this action “should be taken only in rare cases and with meticulous…
Rank this Week: 435

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 20

    For a More Cosmic Perspective...

    For a More Cosmic Perspective...
    Exams are over, and it's finally time to relax and to take in the peace and beauty of winter landscapes and the universe beyond law books. Some of the most stunning natural formations are those photographed in outer space, as this recent…
  • Dec 19

    You Are Done!!!!

    You Are Done!!!!
    Congrats - you made it through the semester.  First years, you have survived the most difficult part of Law School.Now, I can go on serious winter nap/hibernation (in other words, the Library is closed) starting Tues. 12/23 at 5p going…
  • Dec 18

    Today In Legal History: International Migrants Day

    Today In Legal History: International Migrants Day
    December 18 is International Migrants Day. This day marks the adoption in 1990 of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families. Read more here.Acknowledgment to…
Rank this Week: 445

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 574

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
  • Dec 20

    The EEOC Nets Its Biggest Judgment Of The Year In Hawaii

    The EEOC Nets Its Biggest Judgment Of The Year In Hawaii
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Laura Maechtlen In a ruling on December 19, 2014, in EEOC v. Global Horizons, Inc., Case No. 11-CV-257 (D. Haw. Dec. 19, 2014), Judge Leslie Kobayashi of the U.S. District Court for the…
  • Dec 16

    The 2014 Judicial “Hellholes” Report Is Out!

    The 2014 Judicial “Hellholes” Report Is Out!
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Each year the American Tort Reform Association (“ATRA”) publishes its “Judicial Hellholes Report” and examines problems in state court systems and challenges for corporate defendants in the…
  • Dec 15

    Supreme Court Allows Removal Of Class Actions Under CAFA Without Evidence In Removal Notice Of Amount-In-Controversy

    Supreme Court Allows Removal Of Class Actions Under CAFA Without Evidence In Removal Notice Of Amount-In-Controversy
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Rebecca S. Bjork The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a 5-4 vote today — across perceived “liberal/conservative” lines, at least until the very end — that defendants may remove class action…
Rank this Week: 379

Next Generation, Next Destination

Next Generation, Next Destination

Covers partner transition planning at professional firms. By Practice Development Counsel.

http://www.nextgeneration-nextdestination.com/
  • Dec 20

    SLICING AND DICING THE BOOMER GENERATION and the workplace implication

    SLICING AND DICING THE BOOMER GENERATION and the workplace implication
    Here’s an illustration of what we mean when we say the generational cohorts are defined by “formational Influences.” And we need to look beyond “convenient” Census Bureau definitions by birth year. Humorist P.J.…
  • Dec 7

    INVOLVE YOUNGER GENERATIONS IN SUCCESSION PLANNING

    INVOLVE YOUNGER GENERATIONS IN SUCCESSION PLANNING
    The crucial alignment of the generations with organizational objectives will require a greater focus on people at all levels, a greater representation of all ages and types of diversity, and a greater effort to harness the wisdom and…
  • Nov 5

    PERKS, BENEFITS, MOTIVATION AND WHAT PEOPLE WANT

    PERKS, BENEFITS, MOTIVATION AND WHAT PEOPLE WANT
    Following in Facebook’s footsteps, Apple Inc. is about to start “selling” something new. The latest announcement from Apple is getting as much attention in some quarters as the latest iPhones and iPads. Steve Jobs might even…
Rank this Week: 549

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 520

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 416

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
Rank this Week: 392

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Dec 20

    What should you pay attention to?

    What should you pay attention to?
    We tend to become what we give our attention to. If we dwell on fear of what might happen in the future, we sort of become that future moment. Which, of course, isn’t real. We lose power when we focus too much on things that…
  • Dec 16

    Your special abilities – Part 2

    Your special abilities – Part 2
    In the last post I talked about two questions to ask so you can get clear on what close friends think are your special abilities. And I told you I was doing the same thing, and would report back. Well, I’m following through on my…
  • Dec 7

    What are your special abilities?

    What are your special abilities?
    Every person is really good at at least one thing. Everyone has special abilities, things that impress their close friends and family members. Weirdly, most people don’t fully appreciate their special abilities. I recently did…
Rank this Week: 340

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 598

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Dec 20

    New Faculty Enhance the LL.M. Ag & Food Law Curriculum

    New Faculty Enhance the LL.M. Ag & Food Law Curriculum
    The LL.M. Program is pleased to announce three new professors, adding to our network of agricultural and food law scholars and enhancing the opportunities available to our students.  The LL.M. Program welcomes new instructors for…
  • Dec 8

    Janie Hipp, LL.M. Alumna & Director of Indigenous Initiative Featured

    Janie Hipp, LL.M. Alumna & Director of Indigenous Initiative Featured
    Janie Hipp featured in Chickasaw Times articleThis October, the University of Arkansas Alumni Association awarded Janie Simms Hipp, J.D., L.L.M., with a Citation of Distinguished Alumni award during the Arkansas Alumni Association’s…
  • Dec 4

    Nicole Civita joins the Food Law Firm

    Nicole Civita joins the Food Law Firm
    The Food Law Firm announces their newest member "of counsel," Nicole CivitaWe are pleased to share the good news that LL.M. Visiting Assistant Professor and Food Recovery Project Director Nicole Civita has joined the Food Law Firm.Nicole…
Rank this Week: 419

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Dec 20

    Planning Your New Year's Resolutions for Professional Impact?

    Planning Your New Year's Resolutions for Professional Impact?
    Calling All Volunteers for AALS Section on Academic Support Committees!!!! Get involved in your Section by participating on one of the committees. The committees that need your help are: Awards Committee: The Committee decides whether the…
  • Dec 19

    Waiting for Grade

    Waiting for Grade
    Law students breathe a sigh of relief once all of their exams are over and the last papers turned in. It is such a good feeling to have the semester over! No more studying for the time being! Alas, the...
  • Dec 18

    Winter Bar Study Plan

    Winter Bar Study Plan
    Many schools have students who graduate in December. To help them transition from the whirlwind of finals, graduation, and holiday celebrations to bar prep, here are a few things for them to consider: Create a realistic, yet rigorous study…
Rank this Week: 481

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and business law. By Oinonen Law Group LLC.

http://www.goodgeorgialawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 620

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Dec 19

    NYSBA | Changes to Mandatory Pro Bono Reporting Requirement

    NYSBA | Changes to Mandatory Pro Bono Reporting Requirement
    http://www.nysba.org/probonorequirement/ Office of the President New York attorneys will report their pro bono hours anonymously in the future–as was recommended by the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association. The…
  • Dec 19

    Telegram Messenger

    Telegram Messenger
    Telegram https://telegram.org Telegram is a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a specific focus on security and speed. If you’re concerned about your data privacy when messaging others, Telegram may be for you. There are…
  • Dec 14

    Holiday Cards: To Send or Not To Send? – Legal Ease Blog

    Holiday Cards: To Send or Not To Send? – Legal Ease Blog
    Every year at about this time, the subject of client holiday cards resurfaces. Should you send holiday cards to clients, former clients and referral sources? Why or why not? Allison C. Shields sounds Scrooge-like about holiday cards; but with…
Rank this Week: 485

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    NHTSA Holiday Campaign: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Begin

    NHTSA Holiday Campaign: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Begin
    The national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign began this week and will run through New Year’s Day 2015. This federal effort will be coordinated with state and local law enforcement officers in order to eliminate…
  • Dec 15

    42 Death Claims Approved in GM Ignition-Switch Defect

    42 Death Claims Approved in GM Ignition-Switch Defect
    GM has agreed to compensate 42 claimants for deaths related to its ignition-switch defect. These recent claims are a part of more than 2,000 death and injury claims that have been filed against the car manufacturer so far. Those that were…
  • Dec 11

    Leesburg City Commissioner Jay Hurley Loses License Over Motorcycle Crash

    Leesburg City Commissioner Jay Hurley Loses License Over Motorcycle Crash
    Leesburg City Commissioner Jay Hurley failed to convince a Lake County judge Wednesday morning that he made a wide turn and not an improper lane change that caused a crash that resulted in a biker’s death earlier this year, which lead…
Rank this Week: 500

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Dec 19

    A Williamson County Online-Solicitation Indictment

    A Williamson County Online-Solicitation Indictment
    In the name and by authority of the State of Texas: The Grand Jury for the _______ term of the ___ Judicial District Court of Williamson County, Texas, having been duly selected, empaneled, sworn, charged, and organized, presents that before…
  • Dec 12

    One in Thirty

    One in Thirty
    Here (pdf) is the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ report on Rape and Sexual Assault Victimization Among College-Age Females, 1995–2013. Some highlights (all statistics are for women aged 18–24 unless otherwise noted): 6.1 out…
  • Dec 11

    Journalism!

    Journalism!
    When I first saw the Rolling Stone UVA rape story by Sabrina Erdely, I’d been thinking about satanic ritual abuse stories because Fran and Dan Keller were in the news. I tweeted: Speaking of satanic ritual abuse: http://t.co/MyO2bC2Cjm…
Rank this Week: 563

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Dec 19

    The Serial Podcast, Coda: The Death of the Prosecution's Case

    The Serial Podcast, Coda: The Death of the Prosecution's Case
    When you tease apart the State’s case, you can get tripped up on details like this. Which is maybe why prosecutor, Kevin Urick, addressed this head on in his opening statement to the jury. He told them, "look at the...
  • Dec 19

    The Serial Podcast, Followup: The Nisha Call -- The Most Important Evidence of Adnan's...Innocence?

    The Serial Podcast, Followup: The Nisha Call -- The Most Important Evidence of Adnan's...Innocence?
    I've done nineteen posts (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here) about Sarah Koenig's Serial Podcast, which deals with the 1999 prosecution of 17 year-old…
  • Dec 19

    The Serial Podcast, Followup: Todd Berger on Adnan's Chance of Success on Appeal

    The Serial Podcast, Followup: Todd Berger on Adnan's Chance of Success on Appeal
    I've done nineteen posts (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here) about Sarah Koenig's Serial Podcast, which deals with the 1999 prosecution of 17 year-old…
Rank this Week: 477

Texas Personal Injury Law Blog

Texas Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers Texas personal injury law, local Houston and regional personal injury news and a side of legal humor. By Simmons and Fletcher, P.C.

http://www.simmonsandfletcher.com/blog/
  • Dec 19

    Featured Practice: Body Balance Chiropractic & Wellness Center

    Featured Practice: Body Balance Chiropractic & Wellness Center
    I recently had the pleasure of meeting Dr, Shawn Taher, D.C., and the nice folks at Body Balance Chiropractic & Wellness Center.  Dr. Taher’s practice is “committed to treating patients with the most advanced techniques…
  • Dec 17

    How to Declare a Dog a Dangerous Dog In Houston

    How to Declare a Dog a Dangerous Dog In Houston
    You just bought your new home. It seemed like a quiet, safe neighborhood in the suburbs of Houston. But then, “those neighbors” moved in. You know the ones. Every time a jogger goes by you hear their large dogs slam …The…
  • Nov 21

    Offshore Explosion on Echo Platform in Gulf of Mexico Kills 1, Injures 3

    Offshore Explosion on Echo Platform in Gulf of Mexico Kills 1, Injures 3
    In compliance with federal regulations, Fieldwood Energy, L.L.C. reported  an explosion occurring on their Echo Platform to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE).  The explosion occurred Thursday, November 20th,…
Rank this Week: 676

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Dec 19

    On the Road to Nonprofit Collaboration

    On the Road to Nonprofit Collaboration
    Nonprofits today are turning to creative collaboration to accomplish their goals. For-profits have long utilized various forms of collaboration to capture market share. With a foray into collaboration, nonprofits now must determine the extent…
  • Dec 17

    Unfriendly Competition?: For-Profits and Nonprofit

    Unfriendly Competition?: For-Profits and Nonprofit
    As nonprofits and for-profits increasingly compete in the same fields, several legal issues are emerging. Two of the main issues are the following: (1) UBIT and (2) for-profit attempts to limit the market nonprofits can attract. Nonprofit…
  • Dec 17

    Belk v. Commissioner—4th Circuit Confirms That Swappable Conservation Easements Are Not Deductible

    Belk v. Commissioner—4th Circuit Confirms That Swappable Conservation Easements Are Not Deductible
    In Belk v. Commissioner, No. 13-2161 (Dec. 16, 2014), the 4th Circuit affirmed a Tax Court ruling that a conservation easement that authorized the parties to agree to “substitutions” or “swaps” (i.e., to remove some or all of the…
Rank this Week: 491

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Dec 19

    4 Children Hit While Boarding NC School Bu

    4 Children Hit While Boarding NC School Bu
    Four children were injured Friday morning after being struck by a vehicle as they attempted to board a school bus in North Carolina.
  • Dec 19

    Three Killed in California Pedestrian Accident

    Three Killed in California Pedestrian Accident
    Three people are dead and another nine are injured as a result of a drunk driving accident in Redondo Beach, California.
  • Dec 18

    U.S. Building Case Against Takata Corp.

    U.S. Building Case Against Takata Corp.
    The federal government is moving forward with investigations into Takata as NHTSA attempts to force nationwide recalls of all vehicles equipped with faulty Takata airbags.
Rank this Week: 409

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Dec 19

    How Zoe Quinn and Margaret Pless Tried Getting Mike Cernovich Killed

    How Zoe Quinn and Margaret Pless Tried Getting Mike Cernovich Killed
    Several weeks ago I heard about an interesting case raising First Amendment issue. In that case, Zoe Quinn, an online agitator and professional panhandler sought to silence her ex-boyfriend for sharing his tale of emotional abuse. Although…
  • Nov 24

    PZ Myers Alleged Rape Victim Speaks Out!

    PZ Myers Alleged Rape Victim Speaks Out!
    PZ Myers was accused of rape by a student. Myers claims the rape allegation is false. Yet rather than call the police to perform a rape kit and conduct a thorough investigatin, Myers used his institutional power and privilege to silence the…
  • Nov 22

    The SJW Dangerous Sexual Predator List

    The SJW Dangerous Sexual Predator List
    There has been much hemming and hawing online about the IGDA blacklist. Many have misrepreseted my position. They are falsely claiming that I said someone could sue for being blocked on Twitter, or could be sued because they were named as a…
Rank this Week: 406

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • Dec 19

    Brain Injury Year End Legislative Update

    Brain Injury Year End Legislative Update
    The following year end legislative update was prepared by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): Administration for Community Living (ACL) The appropriations bill includes a new general…
  • Dec 12

    Introduction to Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income following a Brain Injury--New Webinar

    Introduction to Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income following a Brain Injury--New Webinar
    The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey will be hosting a webinar intended to be an introduction to issues surrounding social security eligibility for brain injury victims. ersey Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015; 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST The…
  • Nov 24

    Brain Injury Webinars for December

    Brain Injury Webinars for December
    The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is sponsoring two brain injury related webinars for the month of December 2014. The following information has been received from BIAA: Yoga and Neuropharmacology: A New Path Forward Thursday,…
Rank this Week: 399

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Dec 19

    December 22, 2014 – January 2, 2015

    December 22, 2014 – January 2, 2015
    In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, LNGLawBlog will not publish its Daily LNG Headlines December 22, 2014 through January 2, 2015.
  • Dec 19

    Cheniere and EDP Energias de Portugal Sign Deal for Corpus Christi LNG Supplie

    Cheniere and EDP Energias de Portugal Sign Deal for Corpus Christi LNG Supplie
    Yesterday, Cheniere Energy announced that its subsidiary, Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC has entered into an agreement with EDP Energias de Portugal S.A. (EDP) under which EDP will purchase approximately 0.77 million tonnes of LNG per year…
  • Dec 19

    First Nations File Court Appeal of B.C. Approval of Kitimat Feeder Pipeline

    First Nations File Court Appeal of B.C. Approval of Kitimat Feeder Pipeline
    The Globe and Mail reports that Canadian First Nations Nadleh Whut’en and Nak’azdli (the First Nations) have filed a court appeal of the British Columbia (B.C.) Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) decision to approve…
Rank this Week: 400

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    Another Koons copyright dispute

    Another Koons copyright dispute
    New York Times story here.  Hyperallergic here.
  • Dec 19

    How will the policy shift on Cuba affect the arts?

    How will the policy shift on Cuba affect the arts?
    Nicholas O'Donnell takes a look.
  • Dec 19

    Because they said so?

    Because they said so?
    My friend Peter Dean emails:“I am sure you have seen thisstory by Mark Stryker on the $100M sale of a Cezanne by the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House by now.“I await someone’s lucid explanation of why this is OK, but Randolph…
Rank this Week: 572

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Dec 19

    Russia sanctions expanded

    Russia sanctions expanded
    The Canadian government today announced it is expanding sanctions that target certain individuals and activities associated with Russia and Ukraine. While a number of designated individuals were added to the Ukraine sanctions, the Russia…
  • Dec 19

    IIROC releases final guidance on underwriting due diligence

    IIROC releases final guidance on underwriting due diligence
    On December 18, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada released final guidance in respect of underwriting due diligence. Ultimately, the document sets out a number of key principles respecting underwriting due diligence, as…
  • Dec 19

    Ontario issues comfort letter to address effects of provincial surtax on mutual fund trust

    Ontario issues comfort letter to address effects of provincial surtax on mutual fund trust
    Katy Pitch and Darin Renton -  On December 11, Ontario’s Ministry of Finance issued a comfort letter to address the unintended effects of the new provincial surtax which have caused a mismatch of a mutual fund trust’s capital…
Rank this Week: 517

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home injuries, negligence and legislation. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Nursing Home Fire Results in Several Residents Being Treated for Smoke Inhalation

    Nursing Home Fire Results in Several Residents Being Treated for Smoke Inhalation
    Earlier this month in High Point, North Carolina, a fire broke out in a nursing home that resulted in four residents being taken to the hospital with varying degrees of smoke inhalation and burns. According to a report by one local news…
  • Dec 12

    Woman Claims Relative’s Death Due To Understaffed Nursing Home

    Woman Claims Relative’s Death Due To Understaffed Nursing Home
    Earlier this month in West Virginia, a woman sued a local nursing home, claiming that the home was responsible for the death of her loved one. Specifically, she claimed that the nursing home was negligent for intentionally understaffing the…
  • Dec 5

    Nursing Home Video Catches Employees Abusing Elderly Patient

    Nursing Home Video Catches Employees Abusing Elderly Patient
    Earlier last month in Winter Park, Florida, two nursing home employees were caught on camera abusing a 76-year-old resident. According to one local news source, the two employees were seen on camera pretending to punch the man, stopping only…
Rank this Week: 467

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    Chemin d'Liverpool

    Chemin d'Liverpool
    The Brits have their Liverpool Pathway, and we (now) have the ACA Death Panels, and it appears that the French are well on their way, as well:"Doctors in France will have the right to put terminally-ill patients into a deep sleep until they…
  • Dec 19

    Cavalcade of Risk #224 - Swan Song edition: Call for submission

    Cavalcade of Risk #224 - Swan Song edition: Call for submission
    We'll be hosting next week's Swan Song edition right here at IB. After 8 1/2 years, the Cavalcade of Risk is folding its tent, so don't miss your last opportunity to send in a post.Entries are due by Monday (the 22nd).To submit your …
  • Dec 18

    Green Mountain State Blue

    Green Mountain State Blue
    No sense burying the lede:"Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin on Wednesday dropped his plan to enact a single-payer health care system in his state"This will come as no surprise to regular IB readers, since we've already seen how Vermont has had…
Rank this Week: 596

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Matt Hardin Law.

http://www.nashvilleinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Woman Driving Under the Influence Crashes into Two Cars in Ft. Campbell

    Woman Driving Under the Influence Crashes into Two Cars in Ft. Campbell
    Woman Driving Under the Influence Crashes into Two Cars in Ft. Campbell A woman from Ft. Campbell was arrested in Clarksville, Tennessee, Wednesday evening after causing an accident that sent two people to the hospital. According a report by…
  • Dec 18

    Detroit-Based Automaker Chrysler Issues Recall for 208,000 Vehicle

    Detroit-Based Automaker Chrysler Issues Recall for 208,000 Vehicle
    Detroit-Based Automaker Chrysler Issues Recall for 208,000 Vehicles Chrysler Group LLC, one of the largest U.S.-based automakers, announced it is recalling an additional 208,783 vehicles equipped with air bags produced by Takata Corp. This…
  • Dec 18

    Local Dentist Killed in Bicycle Accident

    Local Dentist Killed in Bicycle Accident
    Earlier this month in Culleoka, a local dentist was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike. According to a report by one local news source, the dentist was riding his bicycle on Station Road at around 6:22 in the morning…
Rank this Week: 674

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Dec 19

    Law firm challenge brings in $200K

    Law firm challenge brings in $200K
    The numbers are in, and the law firm challenge for Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank took in about $200,000 this year.The total of cash, online, and food donations came from 39 participating law firms in the annual event in support of the…
  • Dec 19

    TWU suing LSBC over rejection of accreditation

    TWU suing LSBC over rejection of accreditation
    Trinity Western University is not taking rejection by the lawyers of British Columbia well. Yesterday it announced it will sue the Law Society of British Columbia over its Oct. 31 decision to reverse its earlier recognition of TWU School of…
  • Dec 19

    News Roundup — December 19, 2014

    News Roundup — December 19, 2014
    CanadaIRFAN-Canada appealing to Federal Court to disregard government's ruling as unconstitutional, Toronto StarPamela Porter gets jail time for money laundering linked to husband's alleged 'superhospital' fraud, The National PostWoman gets…
Rank this Week: 387

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
  • Dec 19

    Senate Passes Bucco Bill to Expedite Jobs, Cut Local Spending

    Senate Passes Bucco Bill to Expedite Jobs, Cut Local Spending
    Legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Budget Officer Anthony Bucco to authorize local governments to email permits, receipts and bills was unanimously passed by the state Senate. “This legislation will modernize the way local…
  • Dec 19

    Senate Passes Kean’s Bipartisan Jobs Bill to Foster Innovation

    Senate Passes Kean’s Bipartisan Jobs Bill to Foster Innovation
    Legislation is a key part of Senate Republican’s New Package of Jobs Bills Being Rolled Out Across NJ The state Senate unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean to create a post-doctoral fellowship…
  • Dec 18

    Senate Passes Kean Bill to Make NJ a Hub for Driverless Vehicle

    Senate Passes Kean Bill to Make NJ a Hub for Driverless Vehicle
    The state Senate passed legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean to make New Jersey a hub for the development, testing and implementation of driverless vehicles. “The people of New Jersey, our workforce and economy…
Rank this Week: 420

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    NLRB Adopts New Election Rule

    NLRB Adopts New Election Rule
    Written by Howard L. Mocerf This week the National Labor Relations Board adopted new union election rules by a 3-2 vote. Characterized by dissenting Board members as “The Mount Everest of Regulations,” the new rules will result in…
  • Dec 16

    NLRB Decision Allows Non-Work Related Use of a Company Email System

    NLRB Decision Allows Non-Work Related Use of a Company Email System
    Last week the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reversed the Register Guard decision and declared that employees who have access to a company email system now have the right to use that system, on non-working time, to voice their…
  • Dec 16

    Illinois to Welcome New Year with New Employment Law

    Illinois to Welcome New Year with New Employment Law
    Written by Howard L. Mocerf Three new employment laws will take effect for Illinois employers beginning Jan. 1, 2015: the “Ban the Box” law prohibiting employers from including on job applications inquiries into whether an…
Rank this Week: 637

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: 300

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • Dec 19

    Stay Safe This Holiday Season with These Safety Tips!

    Stay Safe This Holiday Season with These Safety Tips!
      5 Safety Tips to Keep in Mind this Holiday Season The holidays are nearly here! Though it’s a wonderful time of the year, it can also be a hectic time of the year. Between holiday parties, fighting the crowds to…
  • Nov 21

    How Safe Are School Buses?

    How Safe Are School Buses?
    Is Your Child Really Safe on the School Bus? Call it naiveté, or perhaps simple trust in the majority of people, but there are some things in life that one just expects to be safe. For many, sending their child off…
  • Nov 13

    Children Across the U.S. Harmed by Detergent Pod

    Children Across the U.S. Harmed by Detergent Pod
    Attractive Packaging May Make Detergent Pods More Dangerous Seemingly harmless and fantastically convenient at first glance, detergent pods may in fact generate more danger than meets the eye. A recent study of data from Poison Control…
Rank this Week: 688

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • Dec 19

    NJ & NY Propose Amendments To Data Breach Law

    NJ & NY Propose Amendments To Data Breach Law
    The New Jersey Assembly on December 15 unanimously approved, by a vote of 75-0, a bill designed to better protect consumers from identify theft.  Bill A3146, if approved by the Senate, would expand the state’s law to include…
  • Dec 12

    New Data Protection Powers Requested in Oregon

    New Data Protection Powers Requested in Oregon
    On December 9, Oregon’s Attorney General, Ellen Rosenblum, announced to the Oregon House and Senate Judiciary Committee that she would be introducing legislation to expand existing personal data protections for Oregon consumers while…
  • Dec 12

    Data Security in 2015 for Banks, HIPAA Covered Entities, and Small Businesses Too

    Data Security in 2015 for Banks, HIPAA Covered Entities, and Small Businesses Too
    Some have called 2014 the “Year of the Data Breach.” That may be true given the steady stream of large-scale data breaches affecting tens of millions of individuals. We do not know if this time next year commentators will be…
Rank this Week: 668

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, social security disability, long term disability, disability pensions and construction accidents. By Turley, Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P.

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
  • Dec 19

    Social Security Disability Advocates Binder & Binder Officially File for Bankruptcy

    Social Security Disability Advocates Binder & Binder Officially File for Bankruptcy
    As reported in the Wall Street Journal today, the nation-wide Social Security Disability firm of Binder and Binder formally filed for bankruptcy last night in New York.  The bankruptcy petition filed with the Court is 62 pages long (we…
  • Dec 15

    Social Security Disability Firm Binder & Binder Prepares for Bankruptcy

    Social Security Disability Firm Binder & Binder Prepares for Bankruptcy
    “The bigger they are, the harder they fall.”  As reported originally in the Wall Street Journal, Binder & Binder, one of America’s largest Social Security Disability Advocate corporations is preparing for possible…
  • Nov 3

    Employers Save $45 Million on New York Workers’ Compensation Cost

    Employers Save $45 Million on New York Workers’ Compensation Cost
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that employer costs for New York workers’ compensation in New York State will be reduced by a whopping $45 million in 2015.  This was done by lowering the cost to run…
Rank this Week: 322

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Dec 19

    People Don’t Follow Law Firms, They Follow Lawyer

    People Don’t Follow Law Firms, They Follow Lawyer
    Can law firm-generated content can be effectively distributed simply by putting it on the firm’s website or pushing it out over the firm’s social media channels? “No way”, says Kevin O’Keefe in his recent post,…
  • Dec 9

    Latest Additions to Lawblogs.ca

    Latest Additions to Lawblogs.ca
    Clawbies season is well underway (get your nominations in before December 23rd!) and before too long we’ll be annotating lawblogs.ca with this year’s winners. In the meantime, take a look at the latest crop of blogs to be added to…
  • Nov 28

    Stem Client Roundup for November 2014

    Stem Client Roundup for November 2014
    Hard to believe, but the year is drawing to an end. Here at Stem, we’re only a couple days away from the 2014 Clawbies kickoff, and our clients have been doing some exciting things themslves over the last few weeks. …
Rank this Week: 636

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Dec 19

    The Walking Dead: ABA 509 Matriculant Data On All Unranked School

    The Walking Dead: ABA 509 Matriculant Data On All Unranked School
    Yesterday over at Above The Law, Elie took a look at some of the 509 data I’ve been reporting on these past few days. You know who is doing just fine in the current low-application environment? YALE! Yale is the freaking OG of being…
  • Dec 17

    There Will Be Blood: ABA 509 Matriculant Data On All Ranked School

    There Will Be Blood: ABA 509 Matriculant Data On All Ranked School
    So the ABA is finally getting around to talking about the massive drops in enrollment. Yay! Now for some charts. First, all the schools listed by rank. (Edit: Professor Caron noticed that I had mislabeled Pepperdine red in the below chart,…
  • Dec 16

    ABA Matriculant Data: Schools 51-100

    ABA Matriculant Data: Schools 51-100
    Here is the matriculant data for the next 50 schools. On a side note, I saw at the Tax Prof blog that the Dean of UNLV’s law school recently said, This is the best time to apply and go to law school in a generation, Considering…
Rank this Week: 542

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Dec 19

    Different Brain Injury Risks for Kid

    Different Brain Injury Risks for Kid
    Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can result from many different kinds of accidents; often, these serious and life-threatening injuries are not preventable. But if we know what kinds of accidents can put our kids at risk of a severe head…
  • Dec 12

    Brain Injury Prevention Funding from the NFL

    Brain Injury Prevention Funding from the NFL
    Did the NFL turn over a new leaf when it comes to traumatic brain injuries, or is the league attempting to paint itself in a better light in the media? According to a recent post in GeekWire, the NFL provided $3.5 million in funding for brain…
  • Dec 8

    Trucking Accident Kills Grad Student

    Trucking Accident Kills Grad Student
    A dangerous truck accident in Fresno recently took the life of a 22-year-old graduate student, Ana Tapia, according to an article in the New York Daily News. Trucking accidents can be particularly deadly given the size and weight of these…
Rank this Week: 415

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    Hiring a Tax Return Preparer - What You Must Know

    Hiring a Tax Return Preparer - What You Must Know
    For 2013, more than 140 million tax returns were filed and half were prepared with the help of a paid return preparer. Many taxpayers hire a return preparer to handle their tax returns to assist with the ever changing tax credits and…
  • Dec 12

    IRA Adjustments to Make before April 15

    IRA Adjustments to Make before April 15
    If you are still considering making Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) adjustments, you do not need to hurry because you can make adjustments up until the end of the tax season next year. After the holiday season is over, you should take a…
  • Dec 5

    Inflation Adjustments to Consider for 2015 Taxe

    Inflation Adjustments to Consider for 2015 Taxe
    The New Year will begin in less than a month, tax season will be right behind it. Individuals who plan their taxes early are better able to manage their finances for 2015. In order to minimize tax liabilities, it’s good to review…
Rank this Week: 626

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Dec 19

    Success Through Succession Plan

    Success Through Succession Plan
    Do your or your law firm have a succession plan? If you don’t you’re not alone. CNBC reports that a majority of financial advisors — more than two thirds – don’t have a succession plan for their own business…
  • Dec 18

    2014: The Year of New Law, No Hashtag

    2014: The Year of New Law, No Hashtag
    In May of 2014, Jordan Furlong published a comprehensive list of the universe of NewLaw business models – some that increase lawyers’ efficiencies, others that marginalize or eliminate the need for lawyers. But even though 2014…
  • Dec 16

    Two Lessons in One: Law Firm Trade Names & Easy Data Compilation

    Two Lessons in One: Law Firm Trade Names & Easy Data Compilation
    Do you ever have a bunch of data that you need to compile but don’t want to take the time of fussing with Excel spreadsheets or creating tables? In this kind of situation, I’ll create my own data intake using Google’s Free…
Rank this Week: 395

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Dec 19

    Year in Review: Jenkins Collection Growth for 2014

    Year in Review: Jenkins Collection Growth for 2014
    The staff at Jenkins continuously work to build our collection of print and electronic resources each year. Here are some of the collection highlights of 2014: Our print collection grew by over 800 titles, some of which introduced new and/or…
  • Dec 17

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Wigmore on Evidence

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Wigmore on Evidence
    Have you ever wanted to access Wigmore on Evidence on your desktop? Now you can! Wigmore on Evidence is available on the Loislaw Treatise Library, a membership database available to all Jenkins members. To access this title, use your last…
  • Dec 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Sample Wills on PA Legal Form

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Sample Wills on PA Legal Form
    PA Legal Forms is a database that provides a variety of sample letters and forms specific to Pennsylvania. It includes a variety of basic forms for wills, including For People with Children, For People without Children, Mutual Wills for…
Rank this Week: 525

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

Covers health law and compliance issues. By The Health Law Partners.

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    CMS Implements Final Rule Changes for the Open Payments Program

    CMS Implements Final Rule Changes for the Open Payments Program
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") is charged with the implementation of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act. CMS developed the Open Payments Program to keep track of data on consulting fees, research grants, travel…
  • Dec 15

    OIG Releases 2015 Work Plan

    OIG Releases 2015 Work Plan
    On October 31, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") Office of the Inspector General ("OIG") released its Fiscal Year ("FY") 2015 Work Plan summarizing its new and ongoing investigative, enforcement, and compliance…
  • Dec 9

    AHA Submits Comments to OMHA on ALJ Backlog

    AHA Submits Comments to OMHA on ALJ Backlog
    In a letter dated December 4, 2014, the American Hospital Association ("AHA") submitted comments in response to the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals ("OMHA") request for information on current and potential initiatives to resolve the…
Rank this Week: 488

Colorado Homeowners Association…

Colorado Homeowners Association Law Blog

Covers community associations, covenant enforcement, and governance. By Winzenburg Leff Purvis & Payne.

http://www.cohoalaw.com/
  • Dec 19

    Your Board's Presence Is Present Enough: Don't forget to say "Thank you" this holiday season

    Your Board's Presence Is Present Enough: Don't forget to say "Thank you" this holiday season
    We've all received the party invitation with a note letting us know that gifts are not requested--Your presence is present enough. Some of us take the cue, while others go above and beyond and bring a gift despite the note. I like to think…
  • Dec 10

    Emergency Rule-Making Hearing Scheduled for Manager Licensure

    Emergency Rule-Making Hearing Scheduled for Manager Licensure
    The Colorado Division of Real Estate is gearing up to get the rulemaking process rolling on the new manager licensure law that goes into effect on January 1st and here's the latest communication from the Division.  While community…
  • Dec 4

    Alcohol and HOA Board Meetings Just Don't Mix

    Alcohol and HOA Board Meetings Just Don't Mix
    After a long day at work, it's sometimes nice to sit down with a lovely glass of red wine or a cocktail.  However, at the risk of sounding like an old fuddy duddy, I have to say that alcohol and HOA board meetings are…
Rank this Week: 342