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DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

Covers legal technology, technology law and other musings. By Dennis Kennedy.

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • May 15

    Congratulations to LTRC Women of Legal Tech 2017

    Congratulations to LTRC Women of Legal Tech 2017
    In 2015, Heidi Alexander posted a great list of women in the field of legal technology on the Law Technology Today blog. Last year, she brought the concept to the ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center to turn it into an annual…
  • Mar 30

    TECHSHOW Today and ABA TECHSHOW 2017 Reflection

    TECHSHOW Today and ABA TECHSHOW 2017 Reflection
    I had a great time at the recent ABA TECHSHOW 2017. Congratulations to Adriana Linares and the whole TECHSHOW team. I would sum up my experience as fun, fun, fun. If you want more details than that, including the reflections and insights of…
  • Feb 15

    Happy 14th Blawgiversary to DennisKennedy.Blog

    Happy 14th Blawgiversary to DennisKennedy.Blog
    It was 14 years ago today that I brought DennisKennedy.Blog into play. Back in February 2003, I launched this blog as an early birthday present to myself. Much has happened over those 14 years. It’s sobering to have a blog that’s…
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Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • May 12

    The In-Law

    The In-Law
    When drafting up wills and trusts, I sometimes have a client tell me that they want to split their estate into shares for each of their children, but they don't want the estate to benefit their daughter-in-law or to their son-in-law in the…
  • May 4

    Setting Expectation

    Setting Expectation
    Like many of you, over the past few weeks we entertained guests from northern locales looking for sun, beaches and good weather. While we enjoy having friends and family in our guest room, it’s also a very busy time of year for me and…
  • May 4

    Setting Expectation

    Setting Expectation
    Like many of you, over the past few weeks we entertained guests from northern locales looking for sun, beaches and good weather. While we enjoy having friends and family in our guest room, it’s also a very busy time of year for me and…
Rank this Week: 313

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Apr 14

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance
    The goal for the attorney in a DUI case involving a breath test reading over .08 is getting the breath test result thrown out of evidence. In order to get the breath test results thrown out, the DUI defense attorney can file a motion to…
  • Apr 6

    Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015

    Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015
    Recent statistics from the Bureau of Administrative Review Officers shows that for all of the administrative suspensions invalidated in 2015, the hearing officers gave the following reasons listed in descending order by percentage: No .02…
  • Aug 13

    Electronic Warrants in Hillsborough County, Florida

    Electronic Warrants in Hillsborough County, Florida
    The United States Supreme Court in Missouri v. McNeely, 569 U. S. ___ (2013), acknowledged that exigent circumstances would rarely exist for DUI-related forced blood draws because of the technological “advances in the last 47 years…
Rank this Week: 326

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 303

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
Rank this Week: 325

AttorneySync Blog

AttorneySync Blog

Covers legal marketing strategies.

http://www.attorneysync.com/blog/
  • Feb 3

    Is Your Legal Marketing Company Following Google’s AdWords Third-Party Policy?

    Is Your Legal Marketing Company Following Google’s AdWords Third-Party Policy?
    Do you pay someone to manage your law firm’s AdWords campaigns? No? You might want to consider it. Unless you’re a sophisticated paid search media manager and have the time to devote to properly managing your campaigns,…
  • Feb 1

    How to Choose a Good SEO Company for Your Law Firm

    How to Choose a Good SEO Company for Your Law Firm
    Selecting the right SEO company can feel like a daunting task. Many lawyers simply don’t know enough about SEO to make an informed decision. So, inspired by Rand’s recent post, I figured I would share some advice about how I would…
  • Jan 20

    Web Analytics Lie

    Web Analytics Lie
    Here’s a conversation I regularly have with lawyers: Me: How does your website traffic look? Lawyer: It’s great, goes up every month. Me: Excellent! So you’re getting a lot of inquiries from potential clients? Lawyer: Wait,…
Rank this Week: 321

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage
    Going Public LawyerOn December 23, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered final judgments against Graduate Leverage, LLC, GL Capital Partners, LLC, GL Investment Services, LLC, Taft Financial…
  • Jan 22

    Final Judgment Entered Against Gregg Mulholland Posted by Brenda Hamilton

    Final Judgment Entered Against Gregg Mulholland Posted by Brenda Hamilton
    Going Public LawyerOn January 11, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York entered a final judgment against defendant Gregg R. Mulholland, a penny stock promoter charged in an SEC action with illegally selling more…
  • Jan 21

    Final Judgment Entered in “Prime Bank” Fraud – By: Brenda Hamilton

    Final Judgment Entered in “Prime Bank” Fraud – By: Brenda Hamilton
    Going Public LawyerOn January 13, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota entered a final judgment against Minnesota resident James M. Louks and his company, FiberPoP Solutions, Inc. Louks and FiberPoP are defendants in an…
Rank this Week: 315

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    Study: Heart Disease Protein Related To Early-Stage Brain Damage

    Study: Heart Disease Protein Related To Early-Stage Brain Damage
    A study in the journal Radiology has found that a heart disease protein is linked to early-stage brain damage. Heart and brain disease are both major health problems. Damage to these organs can occur before symptoms begin to appear. Finding a…
  • Dec 9

    Stem Cell Treatment May Help CTE

    Stem Cell Treatment May Help CTE
    At the Ohio Stem Cell Treatment Center in Cleveland, doctors are using their patient’s’ own body to heal them, according to Fox 4 KC. NFL champion Matt Wilhelm is going to give this kind of treatment a try to treat chronic…
  • Dec 7

    Study: Urine Test for Fatigue Could Prevent Accident

    Study: Urine Test for Fatigue Could Prevent Accident
    Many times in the news this year, we have heard about bus and car crashes that have had devastating results. Sometimes accidents could be caused by fatigue of the truck, bus, and car drivers. Other jobs that hold lives in their hands are…
Rank this Week: 312

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 14

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…
    And not a single one of them here. They’re all over at Mimesis Law: MOB JUSTICE FOR A DEAD GORILLA NYPD GIVE FAR TOO MUCH CREDIT TO THE POP OUT BOYZ THOMAS VITANOVITZ’S LUCKY INTERVENTION…TO A POINT DONALD RAY…
  • Jun 29

    Customer Service Self Help

    Customer Service Self Help
    I had the displeasure yesterday of spending quite some time in a court with about the most hostile staff around. As soon as I made it past the security guard, who was pretty friendly, I got nothing but scowls from the various clerks, who…
  • May 27

    I’ve Been Really Busy…

    I’ve Been Really Busy…
    Not just with legal work, but with blogging too. Just not here. Over at Mimesis Law. Here are links: FIXING THE DOUBLE STANDARD AT THE NORTH CAROLINA BAR STEPHEN RANKIN’S COP BUDDIES, STEALING THE PROSECUTION’S THUNDER TO (MAYBE)…
Rank this Week: 314

Legal Blog

Legal Blog

Covers personal injury, trucking acident and product liability law. By Brett A. Burlison.

http://www.burlisonlaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 10

    Walk For Brain Injury In San Francisco

    Walk For Brain Injury In San Francisco
    The Brain Injury Association of California is holding its ninth (9th) annual walk for brain injury in San Francisco and other locations this Summer. The walk is a great opportunity to raise awareness of an injury and disease that impacts…
  • May 6

    Playgrounds And Traumatic Brain Injury

    Playgrounds And Traumatic Brain Injury
    A new study from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control has found the incidence of tribes to the ER due to traumatic brain injury among children under 14 increased significantly from 2005 to 2013. Researchers theorized that the…
  • Aug 13

    Injury Victims Using Exoskeleton

    Injury Victims Using Exoskeleton
    We have written previously about robotics and exoskeletons helping injury victims. But the importance of this technology cannot be overstated. So when we came across a product like ReWalk Robotics we felt that we really needed to share…
Rank this Week: 299

Whistleblower Claims News

Whistleblower Claims News

By Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC.

http://whistleblower-claims.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Why the Universal Health Services Whistleblower Case is Such a Big Deal

    Why the Universal Health Services Whistleblower Case is Such a Big Deal
    This week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Universal Health Services whistleblower case, which has generated a fair amount of media attention. The implications of Universal Health Services vs. U.S. ex rel. Escobar cannot be…
  • Mar 31

    SEC: Vanguard Whistleblower Deserves Protection

    SEC: Vanguard Whistleblower Deserves Protection
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a brief in support of Vanguard whistleblower David Danon, who claims he was wrongfully fired after opposing the financial firm’s tax practices. The SEC filed its “friend of…
  • Mar 17

    Pfizer Whistleblower Has History of Exposing Big Pharma

    Pfizer Whistleblower Has History of Exposing Big Pharma
    After a lengthy government investigation, drug manufacturer Pfizer agreed to pay $784 million last month to settle claims that its Wyeth unit overcharged Medicaid for the heartburn drug Protonix. The settlement agreement resolved claims filed…
Rank this Week: 309

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog /…

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog / Blawg

Covers biker and motorcycle legal issues, safety tips, motorcycle ride reports and personal injury information. By Norman Gregory Fernandez.

http://bikerlawblog.com/
  • Apr 8

    I will make an exciting announcement in the next month!

    I will make an exciting announcement in the next month!
    I know many people do not like surprises, but I have a big surprise that’s coming that will revolutionize the way motorcycle accident cases are handled nationwide. As many of you know I have been utterly disgusted at the marketing…
  • Feb 2

    The dangers of following too close while riding a motorcycle

    The dangers of following too close while riding a motorcycle
    I have been a personal injury attorney for almost 20 years. I have been riding motorcycles over 40 years. The one thing I can say for certain is that a motorcycle with 2 wheels, has much less traction than a car with 4 wheels. Further, a…
  • Dec 3

    My video picture slideshow of the 2015 75th annual Sturgis motorcycle rally

    My video picture slideshow of the 2015 75th annual Sturgis motorcycle rally
    Every year for the past 5 years I have posted pictures by way of a video slideshow of all the pictures I take at the Sturgis motorcycle rally. This year, 2015, was the 75th annual rally, and as usual I am publishing my video picture…
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Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 294

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 302

Legal Andrew

Legal Andrew

Law practice and law school tips and information. From Andrew Flusche.

http://www.legalandrew.com
  • May 7

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce
    Guest post by Scott Morgan Going through a divorce can be a very traumatic experience. You feel like your world is collapsing, so it is hard to think clearly. It is important that you do not lose your health insurance coverage. You never know…
  • Dec 26

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist
    I’ve written about Ruby Receptionist quite a bit. They handle the overflow calls for my law firm. Some people might say that voicemail is good enough for their business. But here’s why I pay Ruby instead of letting calls go to voicemail:…
  • Oct 9

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer
    Richmond lawyer Horace Hunter is fighting the Virginia State Bar on the issue of website disclaimers. Unfortunately, I’ll bet he’s going to lose. (Thanks to Carolyn Elefant for pointing the story out!) According to a Washington Post…
Rank this Week: 305

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyright law, franchise law, trade secret law and unfair competition law. By John Rizvi.

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...
    "Suzy" asks: If I look on uspto.gov and see that there is a company already trademarked under a name similiar to my company's name will my trademarked registration be denied?   My response:  
  • Nov 21

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?
    Before beginning to draft the patent application there is one step you must take to make sure you get MAXIMUM protection for your idea (and to make sure no one gets around it). And that step is establishing the hook. Allow me to explain what…
  • Nov 18

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?
    L.C. asks: Quick question. Would there be any issues going to angel investors, or venture capitalists before starting the entire patent process? Would that spark any legal trouble down the line? My answer. It's not that it would spark legal…
Rank this Week: 318

BizzBangBuzz

BizzBangBuzz

Covers small business, venture capital, entrepreneurship and technology. By Anthony Cerminaro.

http://bizzbangbuzz.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    The World is Being Flattened

    The World is Being Flattened
    ... by Ten Forces Collapse of Berlin Wall--11/89: The event not only symbolized the end of the Cold war, it allowed people from other side of the wall to join the economic mainstream.
  • Jan 9

    The MBA Oath

    The MBA Oath
    The MBA Oath is a voluntary pledge for graduating MBAs and current MBAs to “create value responsibly and ethically.” The MBA Oath As a business leader I recognize my role in society. My purpose is to lead people and manage resources to…
  • Oct 5

    Business Plan Basic

    Business Plan Basic
    What makes for a successful business plan? This post from Noah Parsons covers the essentials:"Executive summaries need to be short, direct, and provide an overview of the business opportunity ... A good plan will communicate what the business…
Rank this Week: 293

ChinaLaw Law

ChinaLaw Law

Covers business and legal issues affecting China, Latin America and the United States. By Diaz Reus.

http://www.chinalat.com/
  • Mar 19

    Is Latin America ready for a Chinese economic crisis?

    Is Latin America ready for a Chinese economic crisis?
    The ongoing European debt crisis and the slow recovery in the United States are starting to impact China and Latin America’s economic growth. An inevitable re-balancing of China’s economy will be accompanied by a collapse in commodity…
  • Mar 14

    China’s Surging Influence in Latin American Finance

    China’s Surging Influence in Latin American Finance
    How will bank subsidiaries in Latin America weather the European and U.S. financial crisis? Moody’s Investors Service recently placed 15 Mexican and Brazilian banks and insurance groups on review for down grade of their short- and long-term…
  • Nov 11

    Maersk Line Invests in Chile | New Factory Announcement

    Maersk Line Invests in Chile | New Factory Announcement
    The current shortage of refrigerated containers used in the export of Latin American produce, fish and meat will be less acute in 2013 when Maersk Container Industry (MCI) will begin producing “reefers” as they are known in the industry,…
Rank this Week: 304

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
    At this time of the year, I like to go back and reflect upon previous blog posts. One in particular stays with me, it is that of the Delia and Marvin family. It started as a normal Tuesday morning in the City of Chicago for this family. What…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
  • Apr 19

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website
    Friends, Excited for the launch of our new and improved website. Please check it out at: www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/ Would love to hear your thoughts on the site. David Nemeroff, Nemeroff Law Office
Rank this Week: 381

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Two vehicle crash in Gooding County

    Two vehicle crash in Gooding County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jul 20

    Road Closure in Gooding County

    Road Closure in Gooding County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jul 20

    Road Blockage SH54- Cleared

    Road Blockage SH54- Cleared
    ***Update** The crash has been cleared from this location. The Idaho State Police are on scene of a vehicle crash on SH54 at milepost 6.5. The Westbound lanes are completely blocked, between Clagstone and SH54. Please consider alternate…
Rank this Week: 344

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jul 20

    D&O Insurance: Securing Coverage for Books and Records Request

    D&O Insurance: Securing Coverage for Books and Records Request
    The right of shareholders to demand inspection of companies’ books and records is of course nothing new. What is new is the increased frequency of books and records demands, often as a result of courts’ requirement for prospective…
  • Jul 19

    Up Next: Mandatory Securities Claim Arbitration Provisions?

    Up Next: Mandatory Securities Claim Arbitration Provisions?
    For a while a few years ago, litigation reform bylaws were all the rage – including forum selection bylaws, fee shifting bylaws, even mandatory arbitration bylaws. More recently, discussion of the topic quieted down, in part because the…
  • Jul 17

    Turning Events into Securities Suit

    Turning Events into Securities Suit
    It may come as little surprise that litigation has emerged in the wake of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London last month. Some may find it surprising, however, that among the lawsuits arising from the London building fire is a securities…
Rank this Week: 373

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jul 20

    Does NAFTA Chapter 19 Constrain AD/CVD Use?

    Does NAFTA Chapter 19 Constrain AD/CVD Use?
    This is from Chad Bown: Figure 1 illustrates the United States’ use of [trade remedies] over the NAFTA period of 1994–2016, as well as a projection for potential use in 2017 (more on this below). Each line represents the share...
  • Jul 20

    Is NAFTA Chapter 19 Constitutional?

    Is NAFTA Chapter 19 Constitutional?
    Here are some excerpts from an old law review debate about the constitutionality of CUSFTA Chapter 19: Alan Morrison of Public Citizen: If the meaning and applicability of the laws of the United States dealing with antidumping and…
  • Jul 18

    The New Calvo Doctrine of the Trump Administration: Renegotiating the Investment Chapter of NAFTA

    The New Calvo Doctrine of the Trump Administration: Renegotiating the Investment Chapter of NAFTA
    In a recent post here, I commented on the absence of Fair and Equitable Treatment and protection against expropriation from the text on investment in the recently released (thought not finalized) Japan-EU Economic Partner Agreement (JEEPA),…
Rank this Week: 377

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    McCain's Cancer and the California Stem Cell Agency: The Promising Approaches of Genetic Engineering

    McCain's Cancer and the California Stem Cell Agency: The Promising Approaches of Genetic Engineering
    City of Hope video on T-cell treatment of glioblastomaThe type of aggressive brain cancer that is now afflicting U.S. Sen. John McCain is a disease that has been long targeted by California's $3 billion stem cell agency.The agency, formally…
  • Jul 18

    Correction

    Correction
    Two items today and yesterday on the California Stem Cell Report incorrectly said that Carmen Puliafito was reappointed as a member of the stem cell agency's governing board in 2010 by Gov. Jerry Brown. The re-appointment was made by then…
  • Jul 18

    'Secret Life' Flap: Former USC Med School Dean-Stem Cell Agency Board Member on Leave from School

    'Secret Life' Flap: Former USC Med School Dean-Stem Cell Agency Board Member on Leave from School
    The former dean of the USC medical school, who is also a member of the governing board of the $3 billion California stem cell agency, is on leave and no longer seeing patients, the Los Angeles Times is saying today.The news came after the…
Rank this Week: 334

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

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

http://associatesmind.com
  • Jul 20

    Benefits Of The Bar

    Benefits Of The Bar
    This past week I attend the Alabama State Bar’s Annual Meeting and Conference. I was invited to come down and speak about The Twitters social media. There’s a full house at @associatesmind ‘s social media presentation at the…
  • Jul 11

    2017 Bitcoin Case Law Update

    2017 Bitcoin Case Law Update
    Around this time last year there was a fair bit of noise as to whether Bitcoin is legal money or not, spurred on by Florida v. Espinoza, in Miami, Florida. This pithy line struck a chord with many: The court is not an expert in…
  • Jul 5

    2017 ABA Journal Web 100 Nomination

    2017 ABA Journal Web 100 Nomination
    Things have been slow on the blog front of late due to a confluence of events, but I should be in the clear to get back to regularly scheduled blogging shortly. (Though I continue to remain active on the Twitters <- follow me there). In…
Rank this Week: 335

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 352

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    What Happens if My Former Spouse Stops Making the Mortgage Payments? Florida Family Law Issue

    What Happens if My Former Spouse Stops Making the Mortgage Payments? Florida Family Law Issue
    When spouses separate and the Florida divorce is final, one party usually takes full ownership of the marital home. For one party to have full legal title to the, now, former marital home, the other party must sign a quit claim deed…
  • Jul 15

    What is a Florida Simplified Divorce? Married at First Sight TV Show

    What is a Florida Simplified Divorce? Married at First Sight TV Show
    Who watches the television show “Married at First Sight?” (I’m raising my hand if you can’t see me.) For all the fans out there, you know that Season 4 of “Married at First Sight” took place in Miami,…
  • Jul 10

    How Does Service in the Military Affect a Florida Divorce?

    How Does Service in the Military Affect a Florida Divorce?
    The attorneys and staff at Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. respect and salute our military and their families here in Jacksonville, Florida. This is not only because they are serving our country and protecting all of us, but also because during…
Rank this Week: 341

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 374

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Jul 20

    Moving Out of State With Your Child

    Moving Out of State With Your Child
    Even if you are the custodial parent, the law can prevent you from moving to a different state with your child. The law protects the right of both the custodial and non-custodial parent to spend time with a child.
  • Jul 19

    What Is a Fact-Finding Hearing?

    What Is a Fact-Finding Hearing?
    In child welfare cases, the fact-finding hearing is one of the most pivotal hearings you will have. A fact-finding hearing is “a hearing to determine whether the child is an abused or neglected child as defined herein.”
  • Jul 18

    Is There a Connection Between Poverty and Child Mistreatment?

    Is There a Connection Between Poverty and Child Mistreatment?
    Connections between poverty and child mistreatment do exist, but poverty in and of itself does not cause child mistreatment, nor is poverty in and of itself considered the basis for child abuse or neglect.
Rank this Week: 349

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    How do we find slum properties?

    How do we find slum properties?
    Ben Reeve Lewis gives away some tricks of the enforcement officers trade As a companion piece to my previous one on the benefits of landlord licensing for enforcement teams, I thought I would share some tricks of the trade. I didn’t…
  • Jul 19

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – day 28 – Student

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips &ndash; day 28 &ndash; Student
    Focus on student lets Students and student lets are a big part of the lettings market.  Previous governments have increased the numbers getting a degree, and they all have to live somewhere.  Many landlords let exclusively to…
  • Jul 17

    Do I have to sign a new tenancy when I may need to move out a short notice?

    Do I have to sign a new tenancy when I may need to move out a short notice?
    This is a question to the blog clinic from Alex who is a tenant. I have had a rolling private annual assured shorthold tenancy for the past seven years. Recently, due to a rental increase I have been offered a shorter lease. Also the local…
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Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jul 19

    Webinar on Elder Abuse-Insight into Victims of Crimes Act (VOCA)

    Webinar on Elder Abuse-Insight into Victims of Crimes Act (VOCA)
    Justice in Aging has announced a free webinar on Juhttp://www.justiceinaging.org/webinar-elder-abuse-insight-victims-crimes-act-voca/ly 31, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. edt, Elder Abuse-Insight into Victims of Crimes Act (VOCA). Here is a description of…
  • Jul 19

    Paying for Help at Home

    Paying for Help at Home
    Governing ran a recent story about how states will pay for in-home care for their residents who are elders. As Demand for At-Home Care Grows, States Debate How to Pay for It considers that aging Boomers may not want to...
  • Jul 18

    Nursing Home Quality of Care An Ongoing Issue for Some Facilitie

    Nursing Home Quality of Care An Ongoing Issue for Some Facilitie
    I read this article last week in the New York Times (also published by the Kaiser Health News), the topic of which is something we should consider seriously. Poor Patient Care at Many Nursing Homes Despite Stricter Oversight discusses…
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Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jul 19

    Is Unauthorized Construction/Demolition Performed by a Tenant Covered Damage Under a First-Party Property Policy?

    Is Unauthorized Construction/Demolition Performed by a Tenant Covered Damage Under a First-Party Property Policy?
    If a homeowner agrees to sell a home, and as part of the sale agreement allows the prospective buyer to: (1) lease the property before escrow is closed, and (2) make certain improvements to the property with the owner’s permission, but…
  • Jul 18

    Insurance Bad Faith in South Carolina: Part 2

    Insurance Bad Faith in South Carolina: Part 2
    This blog follows up on my previous post, Insurance Bad Faith in South Carolina: Part 1. There are several categories of damages available to an insured for a first-party property insurance bad faith claim in South Carolina. Today’s…
  • Jul 17

    Two different approaches to the Assignment of Benefits Issue

    Two different approaches to the Assignment of Benefits Issue
    Assignment of Benefits (“AOBs”) has been an issue in the property insurance realm for several years. In fact, the Florida Legislature made a hard push to address the issue during the 2017 Session but was unable to do so. The two…
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Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    John Coltrane passed away fifty years ago, when I was four

    John Coltrane passed away fifty years ago, when I was four
    John Coltrane (above playing “Alabama”, after the 1963 Birmingham church bombing) has inspired me for years to pursue beyond the seeming limits of possibility. I have searched him out through his music, at the house where he lived…
  • Jul 17

    Do not let iPhones & Chinese manufactured laptops obscure the Tiananmen Square massacre

    Do not let iPhones &amp; Chinese manufactured laptops obscure the Tiananmen Square massacre
    The Chinese government's June 3-4, 1989 massacre of peaceful pro-democracy demonstrators at Beijing's Tiananmen Square left an indelible mark on me. Yet, as time marches on, I myself lost track of the anniversary of this Chinese…
  • Jul 16

    Beware ever committing hit and run/ leaving the scene of a car collision

    Beware ever committing hit and run/ leaving the scene of a car collision
    The temptations to hit and run/ leave the scene of a car collision can be many, including hitting a parked car when no witnesses seem to be present, not wanting to be discovered having committed possible DWI, driving without a valid and…
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Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jul 19

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim
    Our Florida Jet Ski accident attorneys handle many different types of personal watercraft injury cases. These cases range from negligently conducted Jet Ski tours to improper personal watercraft design. In this case, we represent a person who…
  • Jun 5

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable
    Our Florida personal watercraft injury lawyers were recently successful in convincing a court that a release was legally insufficient and, therefore, unenforceable. Facts of the Case Our client and her boyfriend were staying at the…
  • Apr 25

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
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Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Jul 19

    Justices allow stricter enforcement of Trump’s refugee ban

    Justices allow stricter enforcement of Trump’s refugee ban
    Photo by Molly Riley/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration’s request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in. But the justices are…
  • Jul 17

    State Department expands definition of ‘close family’ for visa applicants, refugee

    State Department expands definition of ‘close family’ for visa applicants, refugee
    Behnam Partopour, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) student from Iran, is greeted by his sister at Logan Airport after he cleared U.S. customs and immigration in February in Boston. The State Department on Monday expanded its definition…
  • Jul 15

    Feds appeal judge’s travel ban ruling to Supreme Court

    Feds appeal judge’s travel ban ruling to Supreme Court
    A view of the U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, D.C., on October 13, 2015. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking to close a legal window opened for tens of thousands of…
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nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jul 16

    Job Ads – national

    Job Ads – national
    Shelter Training Shelter Training is recruiting freelance trainers to deliver our nationwide programme of housing and homelessness courses. Previous training experience, or extensive front line services experience is essential and you will…
  • Jul 11

    Not looked into enough to be unaware

    Not looked into enough to be unaware
    Trindade v London Borough of Hackney (2017) EWCA Civ 942 A second appeal of a homeless decision that Ms T was intentionally homeless, on the issues of whether Ms T’s actions were “an act or omission in good faith on the part…
  • Jul 7

    On the naughty step – Physician heal thyself edition

    On the naughty step – Physician heal thyself edition
    If Nearly Legal has a mantra, it is this: “Everyone should have a housing lawyer with them at all times”. Or, at the bare minimum, a landlord and tenant lawyer. We had taken the reasonableness of this to be self-evident. However,…
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Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 16

    Case o' The Week: Of Articles IIIs and Guilty Pleas - Chavez-Cuevas, Cal Penal Code 211, and "Crime of Violence"

    Case o' The Week: Of Articles IIIs and Guilty Pleas - Chavez-Cuevas, Cal Penal Code 211, and &quot;Crime of Violence&quot;
    The Hon. Judge Carlos Bea   How does one end up serving five years in federal custody, with no trial, and no District Judge having accepted a plea of guilt?  (Hint: The answer ain’t stacked misdemeanors).United States v.…
  • Jul 14

    Alfaro v. Johnson, No. 15-55337…

    Alfaro v. Johnson, No. 15-55337 (7-14-17)(M. Smith w/Bybee & Christen).  The 9th reverses the granting of capital habeas relief.  The 9th holds that petitioner's claim is barred by failure to exhaust state court remedies and is…
  • Jul 14

    Grant v. Swarthout, No. 13-55584…

    Grant v. Swarthout, No. 13-55584 (7-7-17)(Reinhardt w/Tashima & Paez). This is an equitable tolling case.  Do not ask for whom the petition tolls, it tolls for thee (if prevented from filing by the prison's delay).  In this…
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Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    New law to enable Vietnam's corrupt officials to escape death penalty by paying back stolen money

    New law to enable Vietnam's corrupt officials to escape death penalty by paying back stolen money
    Source: VN Express (13 July 2017)http://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/new-law-to-enable-vietnam-s-corrupt-officials-to-escape-death-penalty-by-paying-back-stolen-money-3612878.htmlAmendments to Vietnam’s Penal Code, which takes effect in…
  • Jul 4

    Family claims brothers’ hanging botched, signs of strangulation

    Family claims brothers’ hanging botched, signs of strangulation
    Source: Malay Mail Online (4 July 2017)http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/family-claims-brothers-hanging-botched-signs-of-strangulationPETALING JAYA, July 4 — The family of two brothers accused the Kajang prison…
  • Jul 4

    Mongolia Abolishes the Death Penalty for All Crime

    Mongolia Abolishes the Death Penalty for All Crime
    Source: ADPAN (4 July 2017)https://adpan.org/2017/07/04/mongolia-abolishes-the-death-penalty-for-all-crimes/ADPAN welcomes the new Criminal Code, which abolishes the death penalty for all crimes, entry into force on 1 July 2017 in Mongolia…
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My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jul 14

    Even When Big Data Favors Your Clients, Doesn’t Mean You’ll Sleep at Night

    Even When Big Data Favors Your Clients, Doesn’t Mean You’ll Sleep at Night
    These days, the legal industry is obsessed with data . In my view, that’s a positive trend. Access to large amounts of information outside of any single lawyer’s experience yields trends that enable us to better assess our…
  • Jul 11

    Trading Big Law for Legacy

    Trading Big Law for Legacy
    For a quarter of a century, superstar commercial litigator Roberta Kaplan  was what I like to call “big law famous.” In other words, I imagine that  Kaplan, a litigation partner at powerhouse law firm Paul…
  • Jul 10

    Even Court-Appointed Criminal Work Needs to Be Treated Like A Business, Not a “Vocation” For Solo Lawyer

    Even Court-Appointed Criminal Work Needs to Be Treated Like A Business, Not a “Vocation” For Solo Lawyer
    If you had a long-time client who failed to pay his bills on time year after year, and consistently leaving you with shortfalls, at some point, you’d simply stop taking his cases and search for more reliable clients instead. And if you…
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Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.missouriinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 13

    Six Vehicle Crash Involving Two Semi Trucks, Kill Five on Interstate 70 in Kansa

    Six Vehicle Crash Involving Two Semi Trucks, Kill Five on Interstate 70 in Kansa
    (Photo by Keith Myers of The Kansas City Star via The Associated Press) Bonner Springs, Kansas- The crash occurred about ten miles west of Kansas City, Kansas, on Tuesday July 11th 2017 at approximately 2:30p.m., in the westbound lanes of…
  • Jun 7

    Man Dies After Falling Off Of Roof of Moving SUV In Randolph County

    Man Dies After Falling Off Of Roof of Moving SUV In Randolph County
    June 5th, at approximately 6:00PM, 25-year-old Asher Kimbrough was riding on the roof of 26-year-old Jacob Gerhard’s 2008 GMC Acadia. Kimbrough fell off of the roof of the Acadia and landed in the roadway. Kimbrough was…
  • Jun 7

    Four Young Men From Trenton Missouri are Tragically Dead After a Single Car Accident

    Four Young Men From Trenton Missouri are Tragically Dead After a Single Car Accident
    Trenton Missouri- The town of Trenton Missouri is mourning today due to a single car accident that has claimed the lives of four young men from Trenton, three of them are siblings. The Missouri State Highway Patrol report states the accident…
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General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Jul 12

    Properly Maintaining Personnel File

    Properly Maintaining Personnel File
    Since virtually all employment disputes relate in some way to what documents are kept in an employee’s personnel file, it is crucial that employers properly maintain employee personnel files. The post Properly Maintaining Personnel…
  • Jun 27

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement
    Employment laws require employers to post state, federal and locally mandated posters where visible to employees that inform them of their employment law rights. The post Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirements appeared first on General…
  • Jun 6

    New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Compliance Seminar

    New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Compliance Seminar
    “Back to Basics” Employment Law Series Properly Complying with New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Three recently enacted laws expanding sick leave benefits within the state of Illinois will soon impact employers with operations in…
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Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 376

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 368

A Connecticut Law Blog

A Connecticut Law Blog

Thoughts on Connecticut Law with a Side of Baseball. By Ryan McKeen.

http://aconnecticutlawblog.com
  • Jun 25

    A Personal Injury: The Beginning

    A Personal Injury: The Beginning
    You get in your car. Back out of your driveway. You adjust the radio. NPR has Car Talk on. NPR has had Car Talk on weekend mornings your whole life. Or at least as long as you can remember. You wonder if anyone listening knows they cancelled…
  • Jun 22

    The Beginning

    The Beginning
    You decide to play whatever CD is in your car CD Player. You hope it's not Kidz Bop. You're relieved when Pearl Jam's "Backspacer" comes on. You think the album is great. Then it happens. The only thing you remember is the noise. That…
  • Jun 12

    Talk To Their Insurance Company?

    Talk To Their Insurance Company?
    When I was hurt in a car wreck, the “guy who hit me”‘s insurance company kept calling me. They wanted to interview me. To get my side of what happened. As if their was some other side. The cops cited the other guy for…
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Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Pointing to the Empty Chair | Maryland High Court Malpractice Opinion

    Pointing to the Empty Chair | Maryland High Court Malpractice Opinion
    New Maryland appellate opinion that hurts malpractice victims because it allows defendants to easily point to other healthcare providers as the real cause of plaintiff's injuries.
  • Jun 9

    How Much Can You Sue for in a Wrongful Death in Maryland Lawsuit?

    How Much Can You Sue for in a Wrongful Death in Maryland Lawsuit?
    If you are considering bringing a wrongful death lawsuit, one question may have is what is the most you can sue for in a wrongful death case? The better question is how much money can a jury award you.  Because in a wrongful death case…
  • Jun 7

    How Much Money Should I Ask for My Car Accident Settlement?

    How Much Money Should I Ask for My Car Accident Settlement?
    The question of how much money to ask for in a car accident settlement hinges on whether you are a personal injury lawyer, whether you are willing to file a lawsuit, and the size of your claim.   At our law firm, all roads lead to…
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New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Jun 19

    Administrators Have To Behave

    Administrators Have To Behave
    Today’s New York Daily News reports the tale of a brawl with potentially  wide-reaching implications for the Administrator of a New York County Estate. The administrator of the 3.1 million dollar estate was arrested for a brawl…
  • Jun 8

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution
    In the Matter of Reuben Hoppenstein, No. 2015-2918/A (N.Y. Sur. Mar. 31, 2017) the New York County Surrogate ruled as appropriate the distribution of a life insurance policy to a new trust which eliminated certain beneficiaries of the…
  • Jun 8

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution
    In the Matter of Reuben Hoppenstein, No. 2015-2918/A (N.Y. Sur. Mar. 31, 2017) the New York County Surrogate ruled as appropriate the distribution of a life insurance policy to a new trust which eliminated certain beneficiaries of the…
Rank this Week: 346