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Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Criminal Law, DUI and OUI news. Published By Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostonduilawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 9

    Wayland High School Football Coach Charged with Drunk Driving

    Wayland High School Football Coach Charged with Drunk Driving
    An assistant football coach at Wayland High School was arrested last weekend on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges following his teams victory that evening. The Wayland coach was charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol at his…
  • Nov 6

    Worcester Man Charged with Drunk Driving and Child Endangerment

    Worcester Man Charged with Drunk Driving and Child Endangerment
    A Worcester man was recently arrested on several Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges following his involvement in a three-car crash. The man, who was driving his minivan with his two daughters (6 and 8 years old) on the Massachusetts…
  • Oct 28

    Boston Police Officer Indicted for OUI / DUI Causing Serious Injury

    Boston Police Officer Indicted for OUI / DUI Causing Serious Injury
    Boston Police Officer Richard Jeanetti, 36, has been indicted by a Suffolk County Grand Jury on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges from the May 24 Hyde Park crash that resulted in serious injury to a woman. The Boston officer has been…
Rank this Week: 260

Los Angeles Injury Attorney Blog

Los Angeles Injury Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury, auto accident, and medical negligence news. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.losangelesinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Teen Boy Tragically Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run Accident

    Teen Boy Tragically Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run Accident
    SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY - A 13-year-old boy was tragically killed Monday night in a hit-and-run collision that took place at the intersection of Campus Avenue and Arrow Highway in Upland. According to police, the crash occurred shortly before…
  • Oct 4

    Teen Girl Tragically Killed in Collision Involving Suspected DUI Driver

    Teen Girl Tragically Killed in Collision Involving Suspected DUI Driver
    LOS ANGELES COUNTY - A 17-year-old girl was tragically killed after the vehicle she was riding in crashed into the back of a Nissan late Tuesday night in West Covina. California Highway Patrol officers said the driver of the car, Arianna…
  • Sep 24

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Broken Toe Injurie

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Broken Toe Injurie
    Q. What are the symptoms of a broken toe? A. The most common symptoms of a broken toe are: swelling, bruising, difficulty bearing weight, pain, and reduced range of motion. If these symptoms persist, even after you stopped wearing Skechers…
Rank this Week: 267

IP Dragon

IP Dragon

Covers intellectual property in China.

http://ipdragon.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG
    From now on, you can find new articles of IP Dragon on: ipdragon.org.So good bye to ipdragon.blogspot,com and hello ipdragon.org.All ipdragon.blogspot.com links will continue to be active, but will be redirected to ipdragon.orgAlso you…
  • Apr 7

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary
     Shades of Red by Skram1 see ColourloversThe real question: "What shade of red will attract liability?"After publishing a draft of the copyright law, the National Copyright Administration comes now with a A Brief Explanation…
  • Mar 12

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol
    Clone and OriginalThe silver screen is known to bring out the imagination of people. However, China's film industry has not given birth to a poster child of creativity, eyeing laboriously to any movie that has some measure of success, Chinese…
Rank this Week: 313

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer…

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer Blog

Covers New York wrongful death cases involving auto accidents, hospital negligence, and medical malpractice. By Leland T. Williams.

http://www.newyorkwrongfuldeathlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of "internal" Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot's qualifications to fly the…
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of “internal” Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot’s…
  • Dec 10

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case
    The Commonwealth of Virginia, on behalf of Virginia Tech University, settled a 2009 wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of student Daniel Kim, in Fairfax County Circuit Court. The gravamen of the case was the failure of the VTU…
Rank this Week: 214

Capital Defense Weekly

Capital Defense Weekly

Covers news and case law for those interested in capital litigation. By Karl Keys.

http://www.capitaldefenseweekly.com
  • Jul 26

    Closing down

    Closing down
    As previously noted we are closing down.  Starting Labour Day weekend this site will automatically redirect to an archive of the website. In response to several emails asking to take over Weekly, I’m not sure yet of the final direction…
  • Jul 21

    Where next?

    Where next?
    As announced in the last edition, the weekly email edition is done.  The archives will be stored in a new site with a “resurrection” of a project abandoned years ago, the “Toolbox,” which is a collection of guides and source…
  • Jul 11

    first edition of July

    first edition of July
    From this week’s intro:
Rank this Week: 292

practice management blog

practice management blog

From the law practice management (lpm) committee of the DuPage County Bar Association.

http://dcbalpm.wordpress.com
  • Jun 16

    Groupon woes (and stuff)

    Groupon woes (and stuff)
    Revised Groupon merchant agreement This is a sample merchant agreement from coupon phenom Groupon. Complaints are beginning to surface about the terms of Groupon's contracts and the results it brings for merchants. The company's high…
  • Jun 16

    Groupon woes (and stuff)

    Groupon woes (and stuff)
    Revised Groupon merchant agreement This is a sample merchant agreement from coupon phenom Groupon. Complaints are beginning to surface about the terms of Groupon's contracts and the results it brings for merchants. The company's high…
  • Jul 14

    Our New Digs: Practicehacker.com

    Our New Digs: Practicehacker.com
    Remember – we’re now at www.practicehacker.com Join us, won’t you? Posted in new addre
Rank this Week: 263

Chicago Car Accident Attorneys…

Chicago Car Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois auto defects, car accidents and catastrophic injuries. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 243

Copyrights & Campaigns

Copyrights & Campaigns

Ben Sheffner's notes on copyright, First Amendment, media, and entertainment law, and political campaigns

http://copyrightsandcampaigns.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 7

    A Blogging Hiatu

    A Blogging Hiatu
    When I started this blog in December 2008, I said I wanted to counter the “shocking lack of balance in discussion of copyright and related issues on the Internet.” For almost two and a half years, I’ve tried to do just that.
  • Feb 23

    Court: Merchandising of Shepard Fairey 'Obama Hope' image not fair use; factual issues remain on substantial similarity

    Court: Merchandising of Shepard Fairey 'Obama Hope' image not fair use; factual issues remain on substantial similarity
    The court in the case involving Shepard Fairey's use of an AP photograph in his famous "Obama Hope" poster has ruled that a company that manufactured and distributed clothing bearing the Obama Hope image under license from one of Fairey's…
  • Jan 12

    AP and Shepard Fairey settle case; claims against corporate entities remain

    AP and Shepard Fairey settle case; claims against corporate entities remain
    The Associated Press announced that it has "settled in principle" its copyright case against artist Shepard Fairey over his use of an AP photograph in the iconic "Obama Hope" poster.
Rank this Week: 257

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 259

Law and Letters

Law and Letters

http://lawandletters.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    Destroying Public Education in California

    Destroying Public Education in California
    So let's say you're in charge of one of the most successful university systems in the country. Your state is in a budget crisis, held hostage by a small but strategically vocal minority that are so against taxation (while their "free market"…
  • Jun 23

    Finally back!

    Finally back!
    I went to visit my parents for a week to attend my nephew's high school graduation and to be exploited for free child care. For some reason, the entire week I could not access Blogger. I could access blogspot blogs, but not the "create a…
  • Jun 15

    Things that make you feel old.

    Things that make you feel old.
    My nephew is graduating from high school on Wednesday.
Rank this Week: 281

Texas Estate Planning and Probate…

Texas Estate Planning and Probate Law

By Gary Howell.

http://texaslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    The End of the Blog

    The End of the Blog
    This is the last post for the Texas Estate Planning and Probate Law blog. I did my best to try and keep it up, but just found it too difficult to update on a regular basis. In addition, I am leaving the practice of law as of the end of…
  • Nov 1

    Unlimited Charitable Gifts Through the End of 2005

    Unlimited Charitable Gifts Through the End of 2005
    The Hurricane Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act (KETRA) allows unlimited gifts to charity up to a donor's total income until the end of 2005. This provision also permits unlimited IRA withdrawals and gifts to charity. Under Sec. 301(b)(1)(A),…
  • Oct 2

    Is Repeal of the Estate Tax a Dead Issue?

    Is Repeal of the Estate Tax a Dead Issue?
    Sometime shortly, the Senate is expected to vote on the fate of the estate tax. The House has already voted to repeal the tax; however, several Senators have found it difficult to vote for total repeal. One Senator, Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), who…
Rank this Week: 220

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 362

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Apr 26

    Israel Reflections 2017–Day One–or, Should a Bartender Be the Next Mediator for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

    Israel Reflections 2017–Day One–or, Should a Bartender Be the Next Mediator for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
    I am going to start posting the student reflections from the trip on a regular basis for the next couple weeks–hope you enjoy! For the start of our Israel trip this year, we first stopped for an overlook of Jerusalem. Here our tour…
  • Apr 26

    Innovation at the Food-Energy-Water Nexu

    Innovation at the Food-Energy-Water Nexu
    I have previously written in this space about the importance of policy innovation at the food-energy-water nexus. On Tuesday, May 16, Marquette Law School will host an interactive and interdisciplinary workshop to explore those issues,…
  • Apr 25

    The Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education: A Prologue

    The Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education: A Prologue
    On April 25, Marquette University Law School announced the creation of the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education. The center will be supported by a gift of $5.5 million from Sheldon and Marianne Lubar. The Lubar Center…
Rank this Week: 406

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Apr 26

    What’s the Difference Between State and Federal Crimes?

    What’s the Difference Between State and Federal Crimes?
    The differences between state and federal crimes may be complicated. Because laws overlap in the criminal sphere, criminal courts sometimes argue about in what venue a crime should be prosecuted. If a crime occurs in one state, it’s…
  • Apr 19

    What Is Bail and How Does It Work?

    What Is Bail and How Does It Work?
    After a person is arrested in Texas, they appear before a judge at an initial appearance hearing. The hearing occurs 48 hours after their arrest. One of the things on the agenda during an initial appearance hearing is setting bail. A…
  • Apr 13

    Things to Know About Sex Crime Laws and Sex Offender

    Things to Know About Sex Crime Laws and Sex Offender
    In Texas, sexual offenses include a wide variety of acts deemed illegal by the state. For instance, indecency with a child charges occur when a person engages in sexual contact with a child younger than 17 years old with the intent to gratify…
Rank this Week: 417

Navigable Waters

Navigable Waters

Covers maritime law, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett.

http://navwaters.com/
  • Apr 26

    Seaman’s Widow’s Claim for Punitive Damages Denied

    Seaman’s Widow’s Claim for Punitive Damages Denied
    Recently, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana further shored up the clearly delineated avenues for recovery available to plaintiffs involved in Jones Act and personal injury suits arising under general…
  • Apr 6

    Ninth Circuit Finds DBA Claimant Failed to Establish Employee-Employer Relationship

    Ninth Circuit Finds DBA Claimant Failed to Establish Employee-Employer Relationship
    The Ninth Circuit recently addressed the employer-employee relationship required in a claim under the Defense Base Act.  Claimant worked as a contractor truck driver with the U.S. military in Iraq.  In 2005, he was injured by an…
  • Mar 30

    District Court Refuses to Pierce ExxonMobil Corporate Veil in Denying Jones Act Liability

    District Court Refuses to Pierce ExxonMobil Corporate Veil in Denying Jones Act Liability
    Plaintiff was the widow of Decedent, a German citizen who worked aboard several foreign vessels from December 1973 to December 1978. During this time period, Plaintiff alleged that her husband was exposed to asbestos in the course of his…
Rank this Week: 354

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Internet surveys are admissible (but may raise IRB concerns)

    Internet surveys are admissible (but may raise IRB concerns)
    Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. v. Sycamore, No. 13-cv-00749, 2017 WL 1377991 (D. Utah Mar. 2, 2017)Bimbo charged that defendants misappropriated its trade secret for making Grandma Sycamore’s Home-Maid bread, and infringed on its trade dress…
  • Apr 26

    4th Cir. affirms dismissal where P didn't allege specific lost consumers or quantify lost sale

    4th Cir. affirms dismissal where P didn't allege specific lost consumers or quantify lost sale
    Wall & Associates, Inc. v. Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia, Inc., --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2017 WL 1437215, No. 16-1819 (4th Cir. Apr. 24, 2017)The court of appeals affirmed the dismissal of Wall’s complaint for false…
  • Apr 25

    My IP collection widen

    My IP collection widen
    Today: Lardashe jeans--it's quite possible they'd even fit me:Jordache Enters. v. Hogg Wyld (10th Cir. 1987)http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
Rank this Week: 330

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    New Initiative Seeks to Help Residents of Boston’s High-Crime Neighborhood

    New Initiative Seeks to Help Residents of Boston’s High-Crime Neighborhood
    On Tuesday, five new trauma response teams are launching in an effort to help residents of Boston’s high-crime neighborhoods cope with violence. According to Mayor Martin Walsh, this initiative was created in response to…
  • Apr 20

    More Than 20,000 Drug Cases Headed for Dismissal in MA

    More Than 20,000 Drug Cases Headed for Dismissal in MA
    According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), more than 20,000 drug cases are on their way to dismissal following the criminal actions of Annie Dookhan, a former MA state chemist. In 2013, Dookhan pleaded guilty to 27 counts,…
  • Apr 19

    Accused of Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts?

    Accused of Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts?
    If you were falsely accused of domestic assault and battery, it’s important to seek the counsel of an experienced defense attorney, and fast. The charges – also known as domestic violence or domestic abuse – have serious…
Rank this Week: 512

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Apr 26

    Henrietta Lacks’ Story Is a Powerful Lesson That Patients Deserve Full Control of Their Genetic Data

    Henrietta Lacks’ Story Is a Powerful Lesson That Patients Deserve Full Control of Their Genetic Data
    Some testing labs are rebuffing patient attempts to get all their genetic data. In 1951, doctors harvested cells from Henrietta Lacks while she was receiving treatment for cervical cancer and discovered that her cells had an amazing capacity…
  • Apr 25

    Anti-LGBT Forces in Congress Are Giving Trump Very Bad Advice

    Anti-LGBT Forces in Congress Are Giving Trump Very Bad Advice
    And if he takes their advice, we’ll see him in court. Several dozen Republican members of the House of Representatives are urging President Trump to issue an unconstitutional executive order that would authorize wide-ranging,…
  • Apr 25

    We All Need to Defend Speech We Hate

    We All Need to Defend Speech We Hate
    Controversial, critical, confrontational, and challenging speech is an essential part of any successful college education. Controversial, critical, confrontational, and challenging speech is an essential part of any successful college…
Rank this Week: 339

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 430

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law…

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law Students

Before the Bar brings together a diversity of opinions, experiences and voices associated with the law – from students to attorneys and judges to members of the legal education field. Its purpose is to connect law students to the future of law.

http://abaforlawstudents.com/stay-informed/before-the-bar-blog/
  • Apr 26

    Eureka! Win $2,500 in California legal history writing competition

    Eureka! Win $2,500 in California legal history writing competition
    The California Supreme Court Historical Society is taking entries for its Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition. The society is seeking original, unpublished scholarly writing on any aspect of California legal history,…
  • Apr 25

    Claim your prize in the Court of Federal Claims Bar Association competition

    Claim your prize in the Court of Federal Claims Bar Association competition
    The United States Court of Federal Claims Bar Association’s annual Law Student Writing Competition for the 2016-2017 academic year is underway.  The goal of this competition is to encourage law student scholarship on current topics…
  • Apr 25

    Defending Steven Avery with ‘Making A Murderer’s’ Dean Strang

    Defending Steven Avery with ‘Making A Murderer’s’ Dean Strang
    It’s a question that has haunted the nation: did Steven Avery kill Teresa Halbach? The Netflix series “Making A Murderer” has brought the Steven Avery case to the forefront of everyone’s minds and, in doing so, has…
Rank this Week: 540

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Apr 26

    Why Bing’s DMCA Form is Better Than Google’

    Why Bing’s DMCA Form is Better Than Google’
    Google and Bing both require DMCA filers to use a form, however, only one of them put any time or thought into that form. The post Why Bing’s DMCA Form is Better Than Google’s appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Apr 26

    3 Count: GoFundPlagiarism?

    3 Count: GoFundPlagiarism?
    Michelle Obama mural sparks allegations fo plagiarism, RIAA follows in BMG's footsteps and sues an ISP and school district employee sues over software. The post 3 Count: GoFundPlagiarism? appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Apr 24

    3 Count: Lost in Translation

    3 Count: Lost in Translation
    Abbott and Costello heirs petition Supreme Court in case over Who's on First, fansubs ruled illegal in the Netherlands and John Deere takes DMCA spotlight. The post 3 Count: Lost in Translation appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 410

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    SDNY issues TRO in FLSA case to prevent retaliation based on immigration statu

    SDNY issues TRO in FLSA case to prevent retaliation based on immigration statu
    A Southern District judge has issued a temporary restraining order that prohibits an employer in an FLSA case from "instructing all staff of All City Remodeling, Inc. to "provide an original social security card before collecting [their]…
  • Apr 25

    Win some, lose some

    Win some, lose some
    This plaintiff has been in litigation against her employer for over a decade. That litigation will continue, thanks to the Court of Appeals, which finds her second lawsuit against the City of Syracuse states a plausible claim for…
  • Apr 21

    Yeah, it's legal

    Yeah, it's legal
    The police entered the apartment building with the owner's consent in order to keep the common areas free from drugs and crime. They found the defendant drinking alcohol on the third floor, so they decided to give him a summons for violating…
Rank this Week: 334

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Apr 26

    Randazza: I was on Infowars (and I liked it)

    Randazza: I was on Infowars (and I liked it)
    I've never been the biggest fan of Infowars. I'm glad it's there, but it wasn't my thing. When I got asked to be a guest on it, I expected hostility. I have to say, the interviewer, David Knight, was better than any I've had on CNN, Fox, or…
  • Apr 24

    No, Trump Didn't Argue That Protesters Have No Right To Protest or Violated His Right

    No, Trump Didn't Argue That Protesters Have No Right To Protest or Violated His Right
    Donald Trump is no friend of free speech. He promotes ignorance about the First Amendment and has a history of bogus censorious lawsuits. It is not necessary to make things up to paint him as censorious and uninformed about free speech…
  • Apr 23

    Randazza: The March for Science … but was it?

    Randazza: The March for Science … but was it?
    By Randazza The "March for Science" seemed like a great idea. Science is awesome. Making decisions based on evidence and the scientific method is superior to making decisions based on superstition and emotion. So yay science. I'm certain (or…
Rank this Week: 492

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 418

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Apr 26

    Goldman & Jin on Judicial Resolution of Nonconsensual Pornography Dissemination

    Goldman & Jin on Judicial Resolution of Nonconsensual Pornography Dissemination
    Eric Goldman & Angie Jin have posted to SSRN Judicial Resolution of Nonconsensual Pornography Dissemination Cases. The abstract provides: Nonconsensual pornography dissemination has emerged as one of the key social issue of the digital…
  • Apr 25

    Curcio on Sexual Assault on Campus and Tort Law

    Curcio on Sexual Assault on Campus and Tort Law
    Andrea Curcio has posted to SSRN Institutional Failure, Campus Sexual Assault and Danger in the Dorms: Regulatory Limits and the Promise of Tort Law. The abstract provides: Data demonstrates the majority of on-campus sexual assaults occur in…
  • Apr 24

    MO: Asbestos Transparency Bill

    MO: Asbestos Transparency Bill
    Twelve states have passed asbestos transparency laws requiring plaintiffs in asbestos suits to disclose claims they have filed with asbestos trusts. In Missouri, such bills have been filed in both the House and Senate. What's the rationale…
Rank this Week: 379

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Attorney Fee Award

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Attorney Fee Award
    In a recent decision, the Fifth Circuit reversed the award of attorney fees to a prevailing plaintiff. In Cervantes v. Cotter, the lower court severely reduced the plaintiff’s fee request by some 75% because the plaintiff’s…
  • Apr 25

    Sex Harassment is Too Common

    Sex Harassment is Too Common
    Sexual harassment was so common at Fox News that it often went unreported. See Alisyn Camerota’s account. She worked for Fox News for years and now works for CNN. So, she has a platform to speak freely. When she was still new at Fox…
  • Apr 21

    Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment

    Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment
    The Fifth Circuit reversed summary judgment in another case recently. In Caldwell v. KHOU-TV Company, Inc., No. 16-20408 (5th Cir. 3/6/2017), the court addressed ADA and FMLA issues. Gerald Caldwell worked at KHOU TV as a video editor. Due to…
Rank this Week: 347

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 511

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Covers product liability and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Numerous Food Safety Recalls in April Raise Consumer Awareness About the Dangers of Food Contamination

    Numerous Food Safety Recalls in April Raise Consumer Awareness About the Dangers of Food Contamination
    There have been several food contamination and food safety-related items in the news lately, including the shocking story of two Florida individuals who found a dead bat in their pre-washed salad mix package. The company that produced…
  • Apr 24

    Exploding E-Cigarettes Can Lead to Severe Burn Injuries and Other Dangerous Outcome

    Exploding E-Cigarettes Can Lead to Severe Burn Injuries and Other Dangerous Outcome
    E-cigarettes have emerged as a popular alternative to traditional cigarettes. Created by a pharmacist in China, they offer a less toxic method for ingesting nicotine, compared to traditional cigarettes. A liquid solution containing…
  • Apr 14

    Understanding CAFA’s ‘Amount in Controversy’ Requirement

    Understanding CAFA’s ‘Amount in Controversy’ Requirement
    When it comes to medical device and pharmaceutical lawsuits, the class action lawsuit is very common. In a class action lawsuit, one plaintiff or a group of plaintiffs files a lawsuit on behalf of a class of people who have similar legal…
Rank this Week: 497

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Apr 26

    Podcast #117: Minimalism, Ethics, and Tech Competence in Solo Practice, with Erin Gerstenzang

    Podcast #117: Minimalism, Ethics, and Tech Competence in Solo Practice, with Erin Gerstenzang
    In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, we talk to Erin Gerstenzang about her solo criminal defense practice and the challenges of going solo, especially for newer lawyers. Podcast #117: Minimalism, Ethics, and Tech Competence in Solo…
  • Apr 25

    When It Comes to Reading, Should You Go Paperless?

    When It Comes to Reading, Should You Go Paperless?
    Going paperless makes a lot of sense. But is it the best approach for reading material like legal briefs? When It Comes to Reading, Should You Go Paperless? was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Apr 24

    Civil Rights, Law School Innovation, and Missed History

    Civil Rights, Law School Innovation, and Missed History
    Three podcasts we're listening to: ABA Journal—Asked and Answered, Legal Toolkit, and Stuff You Missed in History Class. Civil Rights, Law School Innovation, and Missed History was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
Rank this Week: 527

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 438

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Apr 26

    Expert Claim Constructions of Unconstrued Claims Excluded

    Expert Claim Constructions of Unconstrued Claims Excluded
    Not Dead Yet Manufacturing, Inc. d/b/a/ NDY MFG, Inc. v. Pride Sol’ns., LLC, No. 13 C 3418, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Nov. 28, 2016) (Pallmeyer, J.). Judge Pallmeyer granted in part plaintiff NDY’s FRE 702 motion to exclude certain…
  • Apr 24

    Foreign Defendant’s Unknown Address Allows Alternative Service Instead of Hague Convention

    Foreign Defendant’s Unknown Address Allows Alternative Service Instead of Hague Convention
    Levi Strauss & Co. v. Zhejiang Weidu Garment Co., Ltd., No. 16 C 7824, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Nov. 17, 2016) (Shadur, Sen. J.). Judge Shadur denied defendant yogee-mall’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2)&(5) motion to dismiss in this…
  • Apr 21

    CLE: Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law

    CLE: Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law
    On Friday, May 5, 2017, from 8:15 am – 1:30 pm, John Marshall is hosting its 8th annual Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law seminar.  In addition to providing ethics credit, the program is top-notch, including:…
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Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
  • Apr 26

    Court of Appeals Dismisses Appeal For Lack Of Jurisdiction

    Court of Appeals Dismisses Appeal For Lack Of Jurisdiction
    On April 20, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a unanimous ruling that may terminate much of the litigation triggered by the bankruptcy of Tronox Inc. The Court of Appeals dismissed the appeal for lack of…
  • Apr 25

    Court of Appeals Confirms CFPB Has No Authority to Issue CID

    Court of Appeals Confirms CFPB Has No Authority to Issue CID
    Government enforcement actions, including the issuance of subpoenas and Civil Investigation Demands (CIDs), must be authorized by the laws that created the agency or invested it with such broad investigative powers. A relatively new agency…
  • Apr 25

    District Court Confirms Work-Product Doctrine Privilege Covers Only Certain Documents Exchanged With Third Party Consultant

    District Court Confirms Work-Product Doctrine Privilege Covers Only Certain Documents Exchanged With Third Party Consultant
    On April 14, a U.S. Magistrate serving with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana issued a ruling in a matter involving the attorney-client and attorney work product privileges. The case is Valley Forge…
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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/
  • Apr 25

    Fatal Car Rollover Crash In Newport Township

    Fatal Car Rollover Crash In Newport Township
    There was a fatal car rollover accident Tuesday morning (April 25, 2017) in Newport Township. According to preliminary crash investigation findings by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the accident scene on…
  • Apr 25

    Five People Injured In Single-Car Crash Near Gurnee

    Five People Injured In Single-Car Crash Near Gurnee
    There was a car crash Monday night (April 24, 2017) near Gurnee in which five people were injured. The crash involved a 2013 Kia Rio that was heading northwest on North Grandwood Drive, near Lakeview Terrace, leaving the roadway and striking…
  • Apr 21

    Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident On Route 41 In North Chicago

    Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident On Route 41 In North Chicago
    There was a fatal multi-vehicle (MVA) accident on Route 41 in North Chicago early Friday (April 21, 2017) morning. Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  Reasons for the crash have not been publicly disclosed. According to…
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Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
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Connecticut Estate Planning…

Connecticut Estate Planning Attorneys Blog

Covers estate planning. By CzepigaDalyPope LLC.

http://www.czepigalaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Challenging a Will in Connecticut – What You Need to Know

    Challenging a Will in Connecticut – What You Need to Know
    By David Green Contrary to popular belief, a Will or Last Will and Testament, isn’t always written in stone. Quite frequently, disputes arise over the contents of a Will and the parties who are at odds must seek outside help to resolve…
  • Apr 20

    Second Marriages and Blended Families: 3 Key Steps to Estate Planning

    Second Marriages and Blended Families: 3 Key Steps to Estate Planning
    Finding love for the second time is a beautiful thing, but amidst all the fireworks and violins, it’s important to be aware that second marriages typically create the need for some fairly in-depth estate planning. To ensure wedded bliss…
  • Apr 7

    Estate Taxes: What Does The Future Hold?

    Estate Taxes: What Does The Future Hold?
    By Paul T. Czepiga Well, well, well, what  do you know. Congress once again might tinker with the estate tax. This is something they are wont to do with new administrations and when certain legislators want to make a statement. Given the…
Rank this Week: 397

Fashion & Apparel Law Blog

Fashion & Apparel Law Blog

Covers legal issues facing the fashion, apparel and textile industry. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.fashionapparellawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 486

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Apr 25

    SCOTUS Oral Arguments on Personal Jurisdiction

    SCOTUS Oral Arguments on Personal Jurisdiction
    Today the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases on personal jurisdiction. Transcripts below: Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court (earlier coverage here) BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell (earlier coverage here)
  • Apr 24

    Thornburg on Hoffman on Pleading

    Thornburg on Hoffman on Pleading
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Beth Thornburg’s essay, A Well-Pleaded Argument. Beth reviews Lonny Hoffman’s recent piece, Plausible Theory, Implausible Conclusions, 83 U. Chicago L. Rev. Online 143 (2016).
  • Apr 24

    SCOTUS Denies Cert in Summary Judgment Case

    SCOTUS Denies Cert in Summary Judgment Case
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in Salazar-Limon v. City of Houston. Unlike most cert denials, this one prompted written opinions—one dissenting and one concurring. Justice Sotomayor, joined by Justice Ginsburg, authored a…
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Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation case law, medical benefits and news, litigation, and settlement topics. By Brilliant & Neiman, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    New Hope for Relief From Pain of RSD/CRPS – Neridronic Acid

    New Hope for Relief From Pain of RSD/CRPS – Neridronic Acid
    Representing injured workers in Pennsylvania, we see many severe injuries.  One condition which certainly belongs in this category is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), otherwise known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). …
  • Mar 28

    Employee Paid By The Week At The Time Of The Work Injury, Regardless Whether He Was Paid Otherwise At Other Time

    Employee Paid By The Week At The Time Of The Work Injury, Regardless Whether He Was Paid Otherwise At Other Time
    This seems to be the month for Average Weekly Wage (AWW) cases.  If you have not been keeping up with our blog (first, shame on you! 😉 ), AWW is the calculation of an injured worker’s wages, which is used to determine the…
  • Mar 23

    Truck Driver for Apple Harvest Not Seasonal Employee

    Truck Driver for Apple Harvest Not Seasonal Employee
    As we have discussed previously, the vast majority of folks working in Pennsylvania are covered by the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act.  However, the calculation of wages, for the purposes of awarding workers’ comp…
Rank this Week: 387

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 478

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Apr 25

    Auto Safety Today: One Step Up, Two Steps Back

    Auto Safety Today: One Step Up, Two Steps Back
    As Bruce Springsteen once put it, “same old story same old act; one step up and two steps back.” So it goes with auto safety news today. First, the positive. Longtime PopTort followers will remember our very extensive coverage…
  • Apr 11

    Where’s YouTube when you need it?

    Where’s YouTube when you need it?
    There have been boatloads of jokes over the past couple days about those twin PR disasters, Pepsi and United. “Do they share the same PR firm?” “If only Kendall Jenner was on that United Airlines flight with an ice cold...
  • Apr 4

    Welcome Conservatives, Our Valued Civil Justice Partner

    Welcome Conservatives, Our Valued Civil Justice Partner
    Labels can be deceiving. Just ask the food industry. (What do you mean my 100% “natural” chicken wings really aren’t ?) Same with political labels. Take conservative Republicans, for example. “Tort reform” is…
Rank this Week: 434

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Hit & Run Motorcycle Accident In Hanover Park, Illinoi

    Hit & Run Motorcycle Accident In Hanover Park, Illinoi
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Monday night (April 24, 2017) in Hanover Park.  The motorcycle accident appears to be a “hit & run” accident in which another driver left the accident scene. Details on the accident…
  • Apr 25

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured During Aurora Accident

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured During Aurora Accident
    There was a collision involving a motorcycle and SUV early this morning (Tuesday, April 25, 2017) in Aurora. Details on the accident appear somewhat limited at this time.  The cause of the motorcycle collision does not yet appear to be…
  • Apr 17

    Car-Motorcycle Collision In LaSalle County

    Car-Motorcycle Collision In LaSalle County
    There was a motorcycle accident Sunday (April 16, 2017) near Leland in LaSalle County. According to preliminary information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP), the collision involved a motorcycle and a car. The crash happened on…
Rank this Week: 460

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Apr 25

    How to Make the Leap from Director of Legal to GC

    How to Make the Leap from Director of Legal to GC
    The Lawyer Whisperer gives her thoughts on how a Director of Legal can make the leap to a GC position.  She also gives the background on typical experience profiles and other factors that you can... The post How to Make the Leap from…
  • Apr 24

    Take Control of Your Search – Engage a Legal Career Coach

    Take Control of Your Search – Engage a Legal Career Coach
    By Amy Goldstein of Grayson Allen, Guest Contributor You’ve decided it is time to explore the market and look for new opportunities. As part of this process, you should reach out to the recruiters you... The post Take Control of Your…
  • Apr 19

    Procrastination May Be Genetic

    Procrastination May Be Genetic
    Procrastination may be genetic – wow! Now when will we get around to doing something about it…. “While procrastination seems like a character flaw, it evolved for a reason. “The genes progressed down generations…
Rank this Week: 442

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

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

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 369

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    The Contents and Discontents of the National Civil Aviation Policy

    The Contents and Discontents of the National Civil Aviation Policy
    [Guest post by Pratiek Sparsh Samantara, who is a 5thyear BA, LLB (Hons) student at NALSAR Hyderabad]The National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) was released on 15 of June 2016 with a view to making travel by air more accessible, and the…
  • Apr 19

    Companies Act, 2013: Cross-Border Merger Provisions Notified

    Companies Act, 2013: Cross-Border Merger Provisions Notified
    Under the previous Companies, Act, 1956 (sections 391-394) it was possible for a foreign company to merge with an Indian company, but an Indian company could not be merged with a foreign company. This was intended to ensure that the company…
  • Apr 18

    The MCA’s Drive Against Non-Operative Companie

    The MCA’s Drive Against Non-Operative Companie
    [Guest post by Dheeraj Kumar Sharma, who is an Associate at Vinod Kothari & Co.]IntroductionThe discussion on the existence of non-operative companies is garnering the attention of the corporate sector with special emphasis from various…
Rank this Week: 350

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

Provides book reviews and analyses of notable Supreme Court cases.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 480