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Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Aug 26

    Patent Rights panel at Texas Global Innovation & Intellectual Property Summit - 2015

    Patent Rights panel at Texas Global Innovation & Intellectual Property Summit - 2015
    I am headed out the door for Austin to participate in the Texas Global Innovation & Intellectual Property Summit tomorrow morning at the Hyatt Regency on lovely Town Lake. The program is hosted by the Texas Patent Assistance Program,…
  • Aug 25

    Tyler Jury Returns Noninfringement Verdict

    Tyler Jury Returns Noninfringement Verdict
    A Tyler jury in Judge Trey Schroeder's court returned a verdict in favor of defendants in a patent trial on Friday. The jury in EVM Systems, LLC v. Rex Medical, L.P. et al, 6:13cv184 found that defendants Rex Medical LP...
  • Aug 20

    Advanced Civil Trials - emerging theme

    Advanced Civil Trials - emerging theme
    It's early on Day 2 of the three day ACT seminar in Dallas but two themes are emerging. First, attorneys need to think about things "early in the case." I say that all the time about the court's charge, but...
Rank this Week: 414

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/
Rank this Week: 498

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.businesslitigationinfo.com/
  • Aug 26

    Doe v. Gangland: Why Breaking a Confidentiality Agreement with a Former Gang-Member is a Bad Idea

    Doe v. Gangland: Why Breaking a Confidentiality Agreement with a Former Gang-Member is a Bad Idea
    For those of you into true-crime documentaries, have you ever wondered how producers get criminals and accused criminals to talk on the record?  In rare instances, some subjects of a documentary will agree to talk because they want to…
  • Aug 24

    Can Florida Ban Attorneys from Advertising Past Results?

    Can Florida Ban Attorneys from Advertising Past Results?
    In an era when toddler birthday parties are inspired by commercials for personal injury lawyers, it can be easy to forget that just a few decades ago, attorneys were prohibited from advertising their services. In 1977, however, the U.S.…
  • Aug 20

    An Affair to Remember: AshleyMadison.com Hack Exposes Privacy Lesson

    An Affair to Remember: AshleyMadison.com Hack Exposes Privacy Lesson
    Millions of men and women around the world woke up this morning in a panic.  Last night, tech websites reported that on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, a group of hackers publicly posted the names, email addresses, and credit card information…
Rank this Week: 289

Wisconsin Estate Planning

Wisconsin Estate Planning

Covers Wisconsin estate planning, elder law, probate and trust administration, real estate law, business organization, and individual income tax preparation. By Tesar Law Group, S.C.

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

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    FLORIDA PROBATE LAW - WHO OWNS A DECEDENT'S ASHES?

    FLORIDA PROBATE LAW - WHO OWNS A DECEDENT'S ASHES?
    The parents of a deceased child were the sole heirs of the child’s estate. The child’s remains were cremated, and the parents could not agree on the final disposition of his assets. The father petitioned the probate court to…
  • Aug 25

    CHANGES TO FLORIDA LAW IMPACTING YOU

    CHANGES TO FLORIDA LAW IMPACTING YOU
    FLORIDA'S HEALTH CARE SURROGATE STATUTES: Effective October 1st, an individual may assign the power to a surrogate to make health care decisions for that person even if the person is not incapacitated. If there is ever a conflict between the…
  • Aug 21

    WHERE CAN WE FIND THOSE AGE 65 AND OLDER

    WHERE CAN WE FIND THOSE AGE 65 AND OLDER
    As the Baby Boomers reach retirement and older generations continue to live longer, more counties across America are turning gray (their hair). A new analysis finds that 97% of counties saw an increase in their 65-and-older population since…
Rank this Week: 536

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland…

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland Blog

Covers estate planning, probate and living trusts.

http://www.attorneyoffice.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Who Is Competent to Make a Will?

    Who Is Competent to Make a Will?
    Your estate plan should be tailor-made to suit your specific needs, because your family is unique from every other. You should consider the life situation and personal proclivities of every person on your inheritance list. Slicing up a pie…
  • Aug 20

    What is Division of Assets? (An Elder Law Today Blog)

    What is Division of Assets? (An Elder Law Today Blog)
    Division of Assets is the name commonly used for the Spousal Impoverishment provisions of the Medicare Catastrophic Act of 1988. It applies only to married couples. The intent of the law was to change the eligibility requirements for Medi-Cal…
  • Aug 19

    FREE REPORT – A Family Guide on Medicaid/Medi-Cal Planning: What it is, How it Works, and Why You Need a Plan

    FREE REPORT – A Family Guide on Medicaid/Medi-Cal Planning: What it is, How it Works, and Why You Need a Plan
    It is possible to qualify for Medi-Cal and to preserve your resources. There are assets that are not counted, such as your home, your vehicle, and personal possessions. And, if you were to enter a nursing home, your spouse could keep his or…
Rank this Week: 460

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/
  • Aug 26

    Job posting: Director of Academic Success Program at Hofstra

    Job posting: Director of Academic Success Program at Hofstra
    Maurice A. Deane School of Law Director of the Academic Success Program The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University invites applicants for the position of Director of the Academic Success Program. The Academic Success Program…
  • Aug 25

    Call for Proposals: LWI One-Day Legal Writing Conference

    Call for Proposals: LWI One-Day Legal Writing Conference
    Twelve law schools across the country are hosting LWI One-Day Legal Writing Conferences on one of the first two weekends in December. The Conferences are hosted by schools in every region of the country. They are great opportunities for…
  • Aug 24

    How to Succeed in Law School, Part II: YOU BELONG. BE YOURSELF. HAVE FUN.

    How to Succeed in Law School, Part II: YOU BELONG. BE YOURSELF. HAVE FUN.
    Last week was the first installment on how to succeed in law school, advice from students. Here is the second: You Belong. Be Yourself. Have Fun. First off: Congratulations. Deciding to pursue law school is difficult; getting accepted even…
Rank this Week: 349

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Covers issues relating to wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate in Texas. By Rania Combs.

http://www.texaswillsandtrustslaw.com
  • Aug 26

    Frequently Asked Questions About Estate Planning

    Frequently Asked Questions About Estate Planning
    What happens if I die without a will in Texas? If you die intestate (without a valid will), the Texas statutes will determine how your property will be divided. In other your property will be distributed in a manner set by the Texas statutes,…
  • Aug 7

    The Texas Transfer on Death Deed

    The Texas Transfer on Death Deed
    Effective September 1, 2015, Texas will join the growing number of states that allow owners of real estate to transfer property to their heirs outside the probate process using a Transfer on Death Deed. The deed works like a beneficiary…
  • Jul 29

    The Complexity of Estate Planning in Blended Familie

    The Complexity of Estate Planning in Blended Familie
    According to a Pew Research Study, more than 4 in 10 Americans are part of a blended family.  And while 7 in 10 are satisfied with their step-family relationships, the study revealed that people typically feel a stronger sense of…
Rank this Week: 526

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Covers developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com
  • Aug 26

    Jim Beam(ing) over dismissal of class action

    Jim Beam(ing) over dismissal of class action
    On August 21, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California dismissed a putative class action lawsuit alleging that Beam Suntory falsely advertises its Jim Beam bourbon as “handmade.” Order of Dismissal, Scott…
  • Aug 25

    FTC releases unfair methods competition policy

    FTC releases unfair methods competition policy
    On August 13, the Federal Trade Commission issued a Policy Statement outlining – for the first time ever – its approach to policing “unfair methods of competition” under Section 5 of the FTC Act.  While the…
  • Aug 21

    Transaction declined: are you ready for credit card chips?

    Transaction declined: are you ready for credit card chips?
    Counterfeit credit cards are a significant problem in the U.S. In fact, almost half of the credit card fraud in the world occurs in the U.S. As we had previously described, the new EMV payment cards include a “liability shift” as…
Rank this Week: 455

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Terrence Howard’s Divorce Settlement Tossed Out By Judge Due To Coercion

    Terrence Howard’s Divorce Settlement Tossed Out By Judge Due To Coercion
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?”   It is exceptionally rare for a divorce settlement, once finalized, to be…
  • Aug 18

    Divorce and mandatory separation time

    Divorce and mandatory separation time
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?”   According to a recent report in the International Business Times,…
  • Aug 13

    Another State Considers Measure To Change Custody

    Another State Considers Measure To Change Custody
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?”   Lawmakers in Massachusetts are currently holding hearings on a very important and very…
Rank this Week: 521

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Fatal Ingleside, Illinois Car Crash

    Fatal Ingleside, Illinois Car Crash
    There was a fatal Lake County car accident early this morning in Ingleside, Illinois.  Three people died at the accident scene. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, this fatal accident happened as a Kia Optima was…
  • Aug 21

    North Barrington Motorcycle Crash

    North Barrington Motorcycle Crash
    There was a Lake County motorcycle crash early this morning (August 21, 2015) in North Barrington, Illinois. According to police, the crash happened at approximately 12:20 a.m. as a motorcyclist was driving northbound in the 100 block of…
  • Aug 8

    Hit & Run Accident In Vernon Hill

    Hit & Run Accident In Vernon Hill
    There was a Lake County hit & run accident early Saturday morning (August 8, 2015) in Vernon Hills. According to police, the accident involved a vehicle striking a pedestrian and then leaving the accident scene.  The accident…
Rank this Week: 295

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    The Real Battle over Independent Contractors and the ABC Test In Connecticut

    The Real Battle over Independent Contractors and the ABC Test In Connecticut
    You’ve no doubt heard lots about how the U.S. Department of Labor is cracking down on independent contractors.  I’ve recapped it before and my former colleague, Jonathan Orleans, has a new post regarding Uber &…
  • Aug 26

    Trivia Time for HR Professionals – Six Questions of the Day

    Trivia Time for HR Professionals – Six Questions of the Day
    I recently was invited the join the “Learned League”, which has been described by the Washington Post as the “coolest, weirdest Internet community you’ll never be able to join.” Needless to say, now that…
  • Aug 25

    Grieving and Bereavement Leaves in Connecticut

    Grieving and Bereavement Leaves in Connecticut
    Yesterday, I learned of the passing of a friend, Robert Gulomb, the beloved husband of Livia Barndollar – the former President of the Connecticut Bar Association, and a friend and mentor as well.   Robert passed away…
Rank this Week: 470

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Aug 26

    Proposed Anti-Money Laundering Regulations for Investment Advisers and Fund Manager

    Proposed Anti-Money Laundering Regulations for Investment Advisers and Fund Manager
    After years of talking about it, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a proposed a rule requiring certain investment advisers to establish anti-money laundering programs and report suspicious activity to FinCEN. The new…
  • Aug 24

    Management Fee “Waiver” Tax Treatment

    Management Fee “Waiver” Tax Treatment
    The Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations relating to disguised payments for services rendered by a partner to a partnership. Private fund managers have used management fee “waiver” mechanisms by…
  • Aug 21

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for August 21

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for August 21
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. The 5 Most Common AML Compliance Program Deficiencies by Michael Volkov in Corruption, Crime & Compliance In my view, AML programs do not get sufficient…
Rank this Week: 340

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    One Hundred and Happier Than Ever

    One Hundred and Happier Than Ever
    She’s never been in a nursing home. She lives alone, takes care of herself, and appears to be in perfect health. She’s the envy of many — thriving, highly respected, and seemingly happy as can be. View image |…
  • Aug 19

    Blended Families Have Unique Estate Planning Need

    Blended Families Have Unique Estate Planning Need
    There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all estate planning, and that’s especially true when it comes to blended families in Massachusetts. View image | gettyimages.com When you think about it, even “nuclear families” (a…
  • Aug 12

    New Saliva Test Could Offer Early Alzheimer’s Detection

    New Saliva Test Could Offer Early Alzheimer’s Detection
    When it comes to fighting chronic and terminal illnesses, early detection means everything. Once upon a time, that was a real challenge. We simply lacked affordable, accessible, and accurate diagnostic tools. View image | gettyimages.com…
Rank this Week: 334

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Aug 26

    The Good, The Bad and the Ugly From the Bar Economic Survey

    The Good, The Bad and the Ugly From the Bar Economic Survey
    This week the Mississippi Bar released the results from the 2014 Mississippi Bar Economic Survey. Here it is. The last survey was for 2011. The Good: Pay for associates, secretaries and legal assistants is up from 2011 levels. Only 21.8%…
  • Aug 24

    Trial Court Filings Leveling Off

    Trial Court Filings Leveling Off
    The Mississippi Supreme Court recently released its 2014 Annual Report. On page 25 (pdf p. 30), the report lists trial court filings and dispositions for 2010-2014. Circuit court civil filings were as follows: 2010: 25,800 2011: 26,862…
  • Aug 19

    Report Looks at Public Pension Investment Return Assumption

    Report Looks at Public Pension Investment Return Assumption
    This recent NASRA report looks at the investment return assumption of public retirement systems nationwide. Mississippi’s 8% investment return assumption is among the nation’s highest, although many other systems use this…
Rank this Week: 462

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    B.C. judge rules man has a right to half of $1.2-million Vancouver home he hasn’t lived in for 44 year

    B.C. judge rules man has a right to half of $1.2-million Vancouver home he hasn’t lived in for 44 year
    Way back in 1968, David and Sharon Johnston bought a house in Vancouver for about $37,000. They held the title to the property as tenants-in-common, each owning half. Within a few years, the marriage was in trouble and David moved out. The…
  • Aug 24

    Yay, I nabbed second place in Mensa Canada Literary Contest 2015

    Yay, I nabbed second place in Mensa Canada Literary Contest 2015
    Recently I entered the Mensa Canada Literary Contest 2015 and I am pleased and proud to announce that I won second place! I have no idea whether it will be published, but it was fun to write. It's my first piece of fiction, since as you…
  • Aug 18

    Is it time to revive the old-fashioned practice of the Reading of the Will?

    Is it time to revive the old-fashioned practice of the Reading of the Will?
    Most people have only seen a Reading of the Will in movies. That's because they are rarely held these days. I wonder if it's time to revive the practice? A Reading of the Will is basically a meeting between the lawyer for an estate, the…
Rank this Week: 328

Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 358

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Aug 25

    Judge Berman Deflates SEC’s ALJ Appointment Proce

    Judge Berman Deflates SEC’s ALJ Appointment Proce
    United States District Court Judge Richard M. Berman of the Southern District of New York has been making headlines in recent weeks as he presides over the highly publicized case between the National Football League (“NFL”) and…
  • Aug 19

    International Hacking and Insider Trading Scheme Exposes Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities at Third-Party Vendor

    International Hacking and Insider Trading Scheme Exposes Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities at Third-Party Vendor
    On August 11, 2015, the SEC announced that it was bringing fraud charges against 32 defendants for their alleged participation in a five-year, international hacking and insider trading scheme.  According to the SEC, two Ukrainian men…
  • Aug 11

    The Boss Makes HOW much more than me? SEC Issues Final Pay Ratio Rule

    The Boss Makes HOW much more than me? SEC Issues Final Pay Ratio Rule
    On August 5, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved its final rule subjecting most public companies to the so-called “Pay Ratio Disclosure” mandated by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection…
Rank this Week: 411

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Legal Considerations for Cell Tower Leasing and Servitude Sales in Louisiana

    Legal Considerations for Cell Tower Leasing and Servitude Sales in Louisiana
    by Mark D. Mese As an attorney who owns properties covered by a cell tower lease, and who represents landowners in leases and servitude agreements with cell tower companies and cell tower consolidators, I have noticed increased interest in…
  • Aug 19

    Recent Developments Regarding the Business Utilities Tax Payments and Taxpayer’s Rights to Protest

    Recent Developments Regarding the Business Utilities Tax Payments and Taxpayer’s Rights to Protest
    By Chris Dicharry and Jason Brown As is now widely known, the Louisiana Legislature has adopted HCR No. 8, which purports to suspend the sales tax exemptions business utilities effective July 1, 2015. On July 1, 2015, the Louisiana Chemical…
  • Aug 18

    Hollywood South Legal: Clearing Your Script

    Hollywood South Legal: Clearing Your Script
    by Meg Kaul * This article originally appeared in Issue 3, 2015 of Louisiana Film & Video magazine.  If you’ve written a script recently, it may have references to certain copyrighted or trademarked material — the hero…
Rank this Week: 529

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Welcome Law Students!

    Welcome Law Students!
    Welcome to Regent University School of Law!  The Law Library will play an important role in your law school education.  In addition to offering both individual and group study areas, the Law Library provides a physical…
  • Aug 17

    Welcome First Year Students!

    Welcome First Year Students!
    Welcome First Year Students! Law Library tours are being offered as part of Orientation.  Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about the services and resources available to you!  A sign-up sheet will be…
  • May 13

    Bar Exam Resources!

    Bar Exam Resources!
    Taking the Bar Exam? Check out Regent Law Library's Preparing for the Bar Exam LibGuide! (http://libguides.regent.edu/barexam) The guide includes helpful information for EVERY state. Are you a Regent Law grad sitting for the exam in…
Rank this Week: 488

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/
Rank this Week: 402

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 444

The Lex-Warrier

The Lex-Warrier

http://lex-warrier.in/
  • Aug 25

    Spot fixing and Betting Scam in Cricket

    Spot fixing and Betting Scam in Cricket
    Mahima Gherani Since time immemorial cricket, once called  “The Gentlemen’s Game” is one of the most widely played and accepted sport which now involves corrupt activities like spot fixing and sports betting as one of…
  • Aug 17

    Online Rummy is not gambling, says SC

    Online Rummy is not gambling, says SC
    A bench comprising Justices Madan B. Lokur and S.A. Bobde of Supreme Court while hearing an appeal challenging a Madras high court ruling that playing rummy with stakes amounts to gambling, said that the verdict will not impact online rummy…
  • Aug 11

    Suspension of life term sentence denied

    Suspension of life term sentence denied
    The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court upholding the contentions of the public prosecutor that, the appellant did not deserve to be let out on bail since the charge of murdering a young girl in a gruesome manner had been proved before the…
Rank this Week: 389

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Aug 25

    Failing to Prove Abusive Registration Through Ineptne

    Failing to Prove Abusive Registration Through Ineptne
    Unlike court actions default in responding to complaints is not deemed an admission of liability. Complainant carries the burden to the end. That’s why it’s particularly interesting to read from time to time of disputes in which…
  • Aug 13

    Noteworthy Domain Decisions August 2015

    Noteworthy Domain Decisions August 2015
    Don’t Miss Noteworthy Domain Decisions for April through July 2015 Sony Pictures Television Inc. v. Thomas, Jeff, FA1506001625643 (Forum August 6,2015) (<sharktank.com>) 3-Member Panel rejects the proposition that subsequent…
  • Aug 4

    Noteworthy Domain Decisions April to July 2015

    Noteworthy Domain Decisions April to July 2015
    Hugedomains.com, LLC. v. Wills, 14-cv-00946 (D.Colorado July 21, 2015). Plaintiff, earlier Respondent Austen Pain Associates v. Jeffrey Reberry, FA1312001536356 (Forum March 18, 2014), commenced an ACPA action for declaratory judgment that it…
Rank this Week: 351

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Aug 25

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 140 The Commission's E-Commerce Sector Inquiry – Analysis of Legal Issues and Suggested Practical Approach Lars Kjølbye, Alessio…
  • Aug 24

    Contracting to Pollute

    Contracting to Pollute
    Hugely successful auto-maker Tesla is making very good money not only on its electric cars, but also on its contracts selling zero emission credits to rivaling automakers. New environmental standards in eleven states require that by 2025, 15%…
  • Aug 24

    Good Enough Notice -- Even if Not for Assent

    Good Enough Notice -- Even if Not for Assent
    A recent case out of the Eastern District of California, Handy v. LogMeIn, found that there was notice good enough to defeat a consumer's claims under California's Unfair Competition and False Advertising Laws -- even if that notice might…
Rank this Week: 500

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Wilde v. Okechobee Aerie – Florida Jury Awards $11M in Fatal DUI Accident

    Wilde v. Okechobee Aerie – Florida Jury Awards $11M in Fatal DUI Accident
    Florida’s dram shop law, codified in F.S. 768.125, allows for licensed establishments to face civil liability when they irresponsibly and knowingly serve alcohol to someone who is underage or known to be habitually addicted to alcohol,…
  • Aug 23

    Motor Coach Safety Information May be Kept From Public

    Motor Coach Safety Information May be Kept From Public
    Motor coaches across the country take an estimated 700 million trips annually, most of those in the summer months. In Florida, it’s more of a year-round thing, as the winter weather is often more forgiving. But these vehicles –…
  • Aug 20

    Report: Distracted Driving Fuels Uptick in U.S. Highway Death

    Report: Distracted Driving Fuels Uptick in U.S. Highway Death
    For all intents and purposes, driving in the U.S. should be much safer now than it was two decades ago. Federal regulations pertaining to everything from commercial vehicle maintenance to drunk driving penalties have become more stringent.…
Rank this Week: 432

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 472

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Aug 25

    This One Goes to 11

    This One Goes to 11
    Just about 11 years ago, on August 30, 2004 to be precise, I launched this blog.  Blog authorship has expanded and shrunk since then; posting frequency has increased and decreased; the blog’s scope has expanded – and expanded…
  • Aug 4

    IP and Ignorance

    IP and Ignorance
    My views of the deficiencies and virtues of intellectual property scholarship pop up on this blog from time to time, usually just before or just after the annual IPSC – Intellectual Property Scholars Conference.  See posts from…
  • Jul 20

    Designing Utopias, IP Law Edition

    Designing Utopias, IP Law Edition
    The apparent absence of artifice — one might say, the calculated absence of artifice — so dominates California’s cultural and natural landscape that when I return from a trip out West, as I just did, I have to spend a few…
Rank this Week: 342

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Aug 24

    Reciprocity and the Future of the Florida Bar

    Reciprocity and the Future of the Florida Bar
    In July 2015, the newly elected President of the Florida Bar, Ramon Abadin created a firestorm of controversy with a proposal to allow attorneys from other states to practice law in Florida without the requirement of passing the State’s…
  • Aug 13

    Lawyers could benefit from thinking more like hackers (an interview)

    Lawyers could benefit from thinking more like hackers (an interview)
    Our most shared post of all time was an interview with Joe Mornin (It’s a Double Life of the New Lawyer), then a 3L at Berkeley, who had created a free app called Bestlaw, designed to “add the features that Westlaw and Lexis…
  • Aug 12

    Lawyers, Ethics and Cloud Service

    Lawyers, Ethics and Cloud Service
    A lawyer is legally obligated to maintaining the confidentiality of his client’s information. Today, more and more lawyers are using the Internet in their day-to-day functioning. They may use cloud services to save data. And as this…
Rank this Week: 412

Troll Defense

Troll Defense

Tips and commentary for individuals accused of civil liability for Internet activities. By Benjamin Justus.

http://www.troll-defense.com/
  • Aug 24

    “Dallas Buyers Club” Explores Singleton Cases in California’s Southern District

    “Dallas Buyers Club” Explores Singleton Cases in California’s Southern District
    In the past two months, nationwide mass copyright plaintiff Dallas Buyers Club, LLC has filed a modest number of lawsuits against John Doe parties in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. As Troll Defense previously…
  • Aug 21

    “The Cobbler” Launches Suit Against Users of Popcorn Time in Oregon

    “The Cobbler” Launches Suit Against Users of Popcorn Time in Oregon
    As reported by Torrent Freak, the producers of The Cobbler have found a new angle on their nationwide copyright infringement litigation campaign, targeting 11 alleged users of the film-streaming site known as Popcorn Time in a…
  • Jul 20

    “The Cobbler” Producer Sues Hundreds of John Does in Houston BitTorrent Case

    “The Cobbler” Producer Sues Hundreds of John Does in Houston BitTorrent Case
    On a single day last week, Cobbler Nevada, LLC filed copyright infringement suits against over 350 John Doe parties in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. As Troll Defense…
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Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Aug 24

    4 thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack

    4 thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack
    Four quick thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack: 1. Should you post anything on the internet that you wouldn’t want to see on the front page of the New York Times? “No” used to be standard advice, but that…
  • Aug 24

    How to succeed with your health insurance provider

    How to succeed with your health insurance provider
    I loved this article from today’s Detroit Free Press – “10 secrets every health insurance company knows” (not that anyone asked, but in my opinion a more accurate title would be “10 tips for getting…
  • Aug 21

    Can employees trust Human Resources?

    Can employees trust Human Resources?
    Are Human Resources representatives advocates for employees, or shills for the corporate bigwigs? I suppose you’ve been following the story about how Amazon (1) is the worst place in the world to work, (2) no it isn’t, (3) anyway,…
Rank this Week: 399

Information Law Group

Information Law Group

Covers advertising law, privacy, information security and intellectual property.

http://www.infolawgroup.com/
  • Aug 24

    Know your Privacy Policy and Practices: An Important Reminder Illustrated by Recent FTC Action

    Know your Privacy Policy and Practices: An Important Reminder Illustrated by Recent FTC Action
    The Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) announcement last week of settlements with 13 separate companies for charges of falsely advertising certification with the U.S.-EU and/or U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks (“Safe…
  • Aug 20

    Blue Apron and Others Face Spate of Suits under CA Auto-Renewal Law

    Blue Apron and Others Face Spate of Suits under CA Auto-Renewal Law
    A purported class action lawsuit was recently filed against meal-delivery service Blue Apron based on its alleged failure to satisfy the requirements of California’s law regulating automatic-renewal provisions in consumer contracts…
  • Jul 24

    McLean B. Sieverding Joins InfoLawGroup As Senior Counsel

    McLean B. Sieverding Joins InfoLawGroup As Senior Counsel
    InfoLawGroup is happy to announce that McLean B. Sieverding has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. Most recently, McLean served as Assistant General Counsel for Int’l Data Protection & Regulatory Compliance at Verizon…
Rank this Week: 384

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    How to Pursue an Employment Discrimination Claim in Massachusett

    How to Pursue an Employment Discrimination Claim in Massachusett
    Employment discrimination occurs when an employee is treated unfairly based on factors unrelated to job performance. It is illegal to use an individual’s race, gender, age, religion, disability, or sexual orientation against him or…
  • Aug 24

    Gas Explosion in Braintree Home Injures One – Investigators Looking For Answer

    Gas Explosion in Braintree Home Injures One – Investigators Looking For Answer
    A gas explosion inside of a New Braintree home has left one man seriously injured and investigators looking for more answers. At approximately 1:10 PM Wednesday afternoon, a fire occurred when a contractor was installing a propane-fueled…
  • Aug 19

    Furniture Manufacturer IKEA Issues Recall on Children’s Nightlight

    Furniture Manufacturer IKEA Issues Recall on Children’s Nightlight
    The popular furniture manufacturer IKEA is issuing its second product recall in recent months. This time they are recalling approximately 359,000 children’s nightlights after reports have indicated that the lights may be defective and…
Rank this Week: 546

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    I want it back

    I want it back
    Every day I get told stories.  Some fanciful like the guy who swore the girl looked 21 and was now looking at a 288 charge.  Some scary like the guy who had been staked by a rather large linebacker sized female.  Then there are…
  • Aug 17

    What would you do?!

    What would you do?!
    So, I'm sitting at the reference desk and I see this guy hanging across the way over by the Federal Digest.  Normally, I go up to people who appear lost in the stacks but this guy wasn't lost.  He was watching me.  Basically, a…
  • Aug 10

    Word of the Month for August 2015: Nystagmu

    Word of the Month for August 2015: Nystagmu
    This last month I attended the yearly AALL Annual Meeting and Convention for law Librarians. One of the presentations was entitled "Attorney Research Skills: Join the Conversation between Law Firm and Academic Law Librarians."  What I…
Rank this Week: 366

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 533

Virginia Condominium &…

Virginia Condominium & Homeowners Association Lawyer

Covers legal issues relating to condominium ownership and homeowners associations. Published by Inman & Strickler, PLC.

http://www.vahoalaw.com/
  • Aug 24

    ANNOUNCEMENT OF CIC RECERTIFICATION TRAINING

    ANNOUNCEMENT OF CIC RECERTIFICATION TRAINING
    CIC RECERTIFICATION TRAINING Training Date: October 29, 2015 1300 Diamond Springs Road, Suite 400 Virginia Beach, VA 23455 This is to announce an additional offering of CIC Recertification Training in Hampton Roads. The Community Associations…
  • Aug 5

    Do You Need Recertification Training?

    Do You Need Recertification Training?
    Manager licensees of the CIC Board are required to have recertification training every two years. The Community Associations Law Team of the law firm of Inman &amp; Strickler, P.L.C. is approved by the Virginia Common Interest Community…
  • Jun 18

    NEW LAWS FOR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015

    NEW LAWS FOR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015
    The Virginia General Assembly and the Governor have agreed on several changes to the Condominium Act and the Property Owners Association Act (POAA). As a member of the CAI Virginia Legislative Action Committee I want to let you know about...
Rank this Week: 517

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 543

Carter Law Firm Blog

Carter Law Firm Blog

Covers intellectual property and social media. By Ruth Carter.

http://carterlawaz.com/blog/
  • Aug 24

    Working with People who Don’t Understand Copyright

    Working with People who Don’t Understand Copyright
    Here’s the scenario: You are a newly hired third party content creator for a company. You learn that your client has a habit of copying pictures from Pinterest or Google Images searches without verifying that they are allowed to use the…
  • Aug 18

    Pictures on your Phone – Who Owns the Copyright?

    Pictures on your Phone – Who Owns the Copyright?
    Here’s the scenario: You’re out to dinner with a group of friends. You ask your server to take a picture of your group with your phone. Your server obliges. The image is on your device; but who owns the copyright – you, the…
  • Aug 17

    Protect Yourself from Cyberflasher

    Protect Yourself from Cyberflasher
    Eww eww eww! If you or your child has an iPhone, adjust the settings for AirDrop now to avoid being targeted by cyberflashers. Apparently this is a thing – the default setting for AirDrop allows people in your vicinity to send you…
Rank this Week: 307

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

Covers current immigration legal issues. By Jonathan D. Montag.

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 23

    Take the Trump Immigration Policy Quiz. Win a huge prize if you are not stupid.

    Take the Trump Immigration Policy Quiz. Win a huge prize if you are not stupid.
    Republican Party presidential primary poll leader, Donald Trump, issued a immigration policy plan this week. In the quiz below, excerpts from the plan (in bold) prompt multiple choice questions. See how you do in answering the questions…
  • Aug 19

    Rendon analysis leads to amazing conclusion.

    Rendon analysis leads to amazing conclusion.
    In my last post, I discussed puzzlement that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals did not make a Rendon  analysis in its decision to remand Madrigal-Barcenas v. Lynch. Just a week later, two days ago, the Court issued a decision in…
  • Aug 16

    Why did the Ninth Circuit remand Madrigal-Barcenas v. Lynch?

    Why did the Ninth Circuit remand Madrigal-Barcenas v. Lynch?
    On August 10, 2015, the Ninth Circuit remanded Madrigal-Barcenas v. Lynch  , which was at the Supreme Court along with Mellouli v. Lynch. Mellouli v. Lynch, is the Supreme Court case decided on June 1, 2015, that held that a Kansas…
Rank this Week: 299

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Aug 23

    Adoption Statistic

    Adoption Statistic
    Adoption statistics. Tricky topic. Makes my head hurt a bit. I have written a blog post on the Transparency Project about this issue, following a post by former MP John Hemming on the same. You can read it here.
  • Aug 23

    Our love affair with recital

    Our love affair with recital
    I recall, some years ago, being challenged by the legal adviser at a Family Proceedings Court (as they then were) to cite the statutory source of the power to use recitals. I told him that the suggestion that Magistrates could…
  • Aug 16

    New Statesman – dangerous distrust

    New Statesman – dangerous distrust
    My latest article in The New Statesman : In child protection cases, healthy scepticism too often turns to dangerous distrust
Rank this Week: 273

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 310

The Solo Lawyer

The Solo Lawyer

Discusses starting a law practice, marketing tips, and motivational writing to help attorneys going out on their own. By Frank A. Cseke.

http://www.thesololawyer.org/
  • Aug 23

    An Immigration Attorney from a New York Law Firm Discusses the Aspects of a Work Permit

    An Immigration Attorney from a New York Law Firm Discusses the Aspects of a Work Permit
    An Immigration Attorney from a New York Law Firm Discusses the Aspects of a Work Permit Millions of people around the globe enter the United States every year for better opportunities. New York being the financial capital of the nation is…
  • Jun 24

    Find Best Accident Attorney In Denver

    Find Best Accident Attorney In Denver
    Find Best Accident Attorney In Denver Nothing can be worse than being dangerously injured in an accident, which leaves you with broken bones and smashed vehicle. Many a times, in such situations, we have to forcefully answer few questions…
  • May 25

    The Perfect Practice

    The Perfect Practice
    The Ideal Practice For the final three years, I have been asking myself over and more than again, “What can make the prefect practice?” As our consulting firm grows, the more I inquire myself this query How would I be capable to…
Rank this Week: 515

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia

    Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia
    Although comparative constitutional law has steadily grown as a field, it still remains narrow in its geographical focus. South Asia, in particular, is an region that has been neglected. In 2013, Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, Arun K.…
  • Aug 16

    [Day 10 -- Final Day of Arguments] Constitution Bench Reference in Union of India v. Sriharan

    [Day 10 -- Final Day of Arguments] Constitution Bench Reference in Union of India v. Sriharan
    (The author of this post was present in court for the last day of arguments on 12.8.2015 but prefers this to be an anonymous post. This post concludes our coverage of the arguments in this case and I do hope that many of you found it useful.…
  • Aug 15

    Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review, Vol. 28(1)

    Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review, Vol. 28(1)
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the National Law School of India Review]The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue- Volume 28(1).  The most recent issue of…
Rank this Week: 490

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.institutionalinvestorsecuritiesblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Citigroup Global Markets to Pay $15M Penalty to the SEC for Surveillance and Compliance Failure

    Citigroup Global Markets to Pay $15M Penalty to the SEC for Surveillance and Compliance Failure
    The Securities and Exchange Commission said that Citigroup Global Markets (C) will pay a $15M penalty to settle charges that it did not enforce procedures and policies that would stop and identify securities transactions potentially involving…
  • Aug 20

    FINRA Probes Broker Pay for Conflicts of Interest

    FINRA Probes Broker Pay for Conflicts of Interest
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has sent a targeted exam letter seeking to examine possible conflicts of interest in the way firms pay brokers. About a dozen brokerage firms received the letter, which the regulator said is aimed…
  • Aug 18

    Citigroup Affiliates to Pay $180M To Resolve Hedge Fund Fraud Charge

    Citigroup Affiliates to Pay $180M To Resolve Hedge Fund Fraud Charge
    Citigroup Global Markets Inc. (CGMI) and Citigroup Alternative Investments LLC (CAI) have consented to pay close to $180M to resolve Securities and Exchange Commission charges accusing them of bilking about 4,000 investors in the Falcon fund…
Rank this Week: 539

Financial Industry Review

Financial Industry Review

Covers asset management, litigation, and rating agencies. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/financial/
  • Aug 21

    FDIC Sues BNY Mellon For Alleged Failure As Trustee of RMBS

    FDIC Sues BNY Mellon For Alleged Failure As Trustee of RMBS
    On August 19, 2015, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., acting as receiver for Guaranty Bank, filed suit against Bank of New York Mellon Corp. in New York federal court, alleging that BNY breached its duties as trustee of 12 RMBS Read More
  • Aug 21

    Union Pension Fund Requests Approval of Settlement With Goldman Sachs in RMBS Litigation

    Union Pension Fund Requests Approval of Settlement With Goldman Sachs in RMBS Litigation
    On August 13, 2015, union pension fund NECA-IBEW Health & Welfare (“NECA”) and the Police and Fire Retirement Systems of the City of Detroit (“PFRS”), acting on behalf of proposed classes of institutional and…
  • Aug 21

    New York Appellate Court Upholds ACA’s Fraud Suit Against Goldman Sach

    New York Appellate Court Upholds ACA’s Fraud Suit Against Goldman Sach
    On August 18, 2015, the New York Appellate Division’s First Department held that ACA Financial Guaranty Corp. adequately pled its fraud suit against Goldman Sachs Group Inc.  A four-judge panel held that ACA sufficiently alleged…
Rank this Week: 394