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The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Nov 29

    Behind a $55 Million Talc Verdict: J&J Knew About Cancer Risks Since the 1970

    Behind a $55 Million Talc Verdict: J&J Knew About Cancer Risks Since the 1970
    Originally published on Mass Tort Nexus This May, jurors blasted Johnson & Johnson with an 8-figure verdict in... Read More The post Behind a $55 Million Talc Verdict: J&J Knew About Cancer Risks Since the 1970s appeared first on The…
  • Nov 29

    Florida 2nd District Court Calls Med-Mal Damage Caps “Unconstitutional”

    Florida 2nd District Court Calls Med-Mal Damage Caps “Unconstitutional”
    An appeals court in Florida has declared that damage caps on monetary rewards limiting the recovery amounts of... Read More The post Florida 2nd District Court Calls Med-Mal Damage Caps “Unconstitutional” appeared first on The…
  • Nov 22

    Lawsuits Allege Link Between Roundup Weed Killer and Cancer: How Can Experts Help?

    Lawsuits Allege Link Between Roundup Weed Killer and Cancer: How Can Experts Help?
    A new toxic tort lawsuit is rapidly emerging this year and is gearing up to become the biggest... Read More The post Lawsuits Allege Link Between Roundup Weed Killer and Cancer: How Can Experts Help? appeared first on The Expert Institute.
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Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 685

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

Covers voir dire, cause challenges, juror concealment, non-verbal behavior, and peremptory challenges. By Robert W. Kelley.

http://www.juryblog.com
  • Nov 29

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial
    The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure have been amended by the Florida Supreme Court to remove the limit on the number of alternate jurors in civil trials. Effective January 1, 2017, Rule 1.431 has been amended to read “The court may…
  • Oct 31

    Juror’s Mid-Trial Tweets Not Enough for New Trial

    Juror’s Mid-Trial Tweets Not Enough for New Trial
    This month, in a case of first impression in Florida, the Fourth District Court of Appeal held that statements posted by a juror on social media during trial were insufficiently prejudicial to require a new trial. The juror posted a series of…
  • Oct 19

    Is it Possible to “Unstrike” a Potential Juror?

    Is it Possible to “Unstrike” a Potential Juror?
    After he finished his voir dire questions, a lawyer used his last peremptory strike on one of the remaining jurors. The jury panel was then accepted by his opponent. Before the jury was sworn, the lawyer asked the judge to…
Rank this Week: 872

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Can a FINRA Securities Arbitration Award be Appealed?

    Can a FINRA Securities Arbitration Award be Appealed?
    Yes, technically, but in reality, no.  Under the law, a FINRA securities arbitration award can be appealed, but practically speaking, arbitration awards are rarely changed when appealed.   Indeed, under the Federal Arbitration…
  • Nov 28

    What Are the Key Differences Between Arbitrating an Investor Case Before FINRA and Suing in Court?

    What Are the Key Differences Between Arbitrating an Investor Case Before FINRA and Suing in Court?
    An investor who is abused by his or her securities broker cannot sue in court.  Instead, the investor must sue the broker or the brokerage firm in arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, otherwise known as…
  • Nov 3

    Managing Finances After the Death of a Loved One

    Managing Finances After the Death of a Loved One
    In September 2016, the Florida Office of Financial Regulation issued a Consumer Alert titled “Managing Finances After the Death of a Loved One.”   The alert makes a number of helpful recommendations to take following the…
Rank this Week: 421

Shear on Social Media Law

Shear on Social Media Law

Covers legal issues involving social media websites. By Bradley S. Shear.

http://www.shearsocialmedia.com/
  • Nov 29

    Congress Passes Consumer Review Fairness Act To Protect Online Speech

    Congress Passes Consumer Review Fairness Act To Protect Online Speech
    Congress has passed the Consumer Review Fairness Act (HR 5111) which protects the rights of consumers who post negative truthful reviews online.  This bill voids any [...] The post Congress Passes Consumer Review Fairness Act To…
  • Nov 16

    How To Stop The Spread of Fake News on Facebook

    How To Stop The Spread of Fake News on Facebook
    If our society wants to stop the proliferation of fake news on Facebook, Google, and other digital platforms the most effective way to do so [...] The post How To Stop The Spread of Fake News on Facebook appeared first on Shear on Social…
  • Nov 15

    Tech Co. CEO Resigns and May Be Prosecuted For Trump Facebook Threat

    Tech Co. CEO Resigns and May Be Prosecuted For Trump Facebook Threat
    Matt Harrigan, founder of cybersecurity firm Packetsled resigned after his social media threats towards President-elect Donald Trump went viral.  Threatening someone online may be prosecuted [...] The post Tech Co. CEO Resigns and May Be…
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Internet Cases

Internet Cases

Legal developments involving the Internet and new technologies. By Evan Brown.

http://blog.internetcases.com
  • Nov 28

    Quora gets Section 230 victory in the Tenth Circuit

    Quora gets Section 230 victory in the Tenth Circuit
    Pro se plaintiff Silver filed suit in federal court in New Mexico against the online question-and-answer website Quora, alleging that statements made by two different individuals concerning his professional services were defamatory. Quora…
  • Sep 15

    Website operator faces copyright liability over use of allegedly infringing third party add-on

    Website operator faces copyright liability over use of allegedly infringing third party add-on
    The recent case of Live Face on Web, LLC v. Biblio Holdings LLC illustrates some important risks of which any purchaser of third-party technology services or deliverables should be aware. The defendant in this case faces potential…
  • Sep 9

    No liability for cable company that retained customer information in violation of law

    No liability for cable company that retained customer information in violation of law
    Court essentially holds “no harm, no foul” in case involving violation of federal privacy statute. The case fails to provide an incentive for “privacy by design”. Can a company that is obligated by law to destroy…
Rank this Week: 816

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Rule 504 Becomes Useful Tool for Smaller Capital Raising and M&A Transaction

    Rule 504 Becomes Useful Tool for Smaller Capital Raising and M&A Transaction
    On October 26, 2016, the SEC amended Rule 504 of Regulation D under the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”) to increase the maximum amount of securities that may be sold thereunder in any 12-month period from $1 million…
  • Oct 31

    What Are ‘Commercially Reasonable Efforts’ in M&A Transactions?

    What Are ‘Commercially Reasonable Efforts’ in M&A Transactions?
    Two recent rulings out of the Delaware Court of Chancery have highlighted the importance of clearly defining the terms of pre-closing obligations. In an M&A transaction, it takes significant time to get from a signed letter of…
  • Oct 18

    What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Supplier

    What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Supplier
    Volume X – Accounting for the Cost of Business Combinations Under Government Contracts Mergers and acquisitions create additional costs and complex accounting issues for government contractors.  There are fees for accounting,…
Rank this Week: 472

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Nov 28

    Speaking up, and being censored

    Speaking up, and being censored
    Last week, a column that I submitted was rejected by a publication for which I've written for nearly a decade. This was the first time one of my submissions was rejected even though my columns have occasionally delved into political territory…
  • Oct 12

    How Lawyers Are Using Technology In 2016

    How Lawyers Are Using Technology In 2016
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** How Lawyers Are Using Technology In 2016 Every year the International Legal Technology Association releases the ILTA/InsideLegal Technology…
  • Oct 6

    Snapchat for Litigator

    Snapchat for Litigator
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Snapchat for Litigators Snapchat: it’s not just for kids anymore. Snapchat has grown quickly since its launch in 2012 and now has more…
Rank this Week: 793

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 698

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Nov 28

    What You Need to Know About National Origin Discrimination

    What You Need to Know About National Origin Discrimination
    What You Need to Know About National Origin Discrimination EEOC issues new guidance on the topic You may already be familiar with the basic concepts surrounding racial discrimination. However, fewer people may be aware of something…
  • Nov 21

    Male Employees Fired for Opposing Harassment of Female Coworker

    Male Employees Fired for Opposing Harassment of Female Coworker
    Male Employees Fired for Opposing Harassment of Female Coworkers Company must pay $1.4 million to workers who complained One of the biggest reasons that people don’t speak up about unlawful activity at work may be that they fear…
  • Nov 15

    Muslim Worker Fired After Announcing He'd Defend Himself Against Harasser

    Muslim Worker Fired After Announcing He'd Defend Himself Against Harasser
    Muslim Worker Fired After Announcing He’d Defend Himself Against Harassers Employer refused to take action on man’s complaint In the aftermath of last week’s election, racial tension is something that’s top of…
Rank this Week: 825

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Nov 28

    Calculate!

    Calculate!
    Just in time for exams! By student request, we now have three TI-30XIIS calculators ready to help HLS students calculate during accounting or finance law exams! To check one out, visit the HLS Library Circulation Desk. The…
  • Nov 23

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject
    I have written before in this blog about using the Hollis library catalog to find materials in the law library by subject. Specifically, I find the Hollis catalog’s hyperlinked Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings to be a…
  • Nov 21

    Guide to researching executive power

    Guide to researching executive power
    If you have recently developed a stronger interest in the topic of executive power, we have a new research guide that can help you explore it through many resources available both at the HLS Library and beyond. Executive Power:…
Rank this Week: 526

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Nov 28

    Requisite Variety: More than Just a Good Idea

    Requisite Variety: More than Just a Good Idea
     Scott Greenfield has a visceral reaction to mindfulness for lawyers: being ‘in the moment’ is for idiots. I find Scott’s reaction more than a bit bizarre: While there are apparently charlatans selling a feel-good…
  • Nov 21

    Is Your Mind Set?

    Is Your Mind Set?
    Karl went to the store to buy a set of tools to fix his car. Only when he got home did he discover that all of the wrenches were SAE instead of metric. Discouraged, he walked back toward the store. On … Continue reading →
  • Nov 10

    Prophecy

    Prophecy
    Donald Trump will keep his campaign promises just like he keeps promises in business: only as and when it continues to suit his interests. The wall will not be built unless Trump invests in the Mexican ladder industry, in which ……
Rank this Week: 202

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 585

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

Covers the latest trends and technology tools for Technical Services Law Librarians.

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Pat Sayre-McCoy

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Pat Sayre-McCoy
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). I’m Pat (Patricia) Sayre-McCoy, Head of Law Cataloging and Serials at the D’Angelo Law Library, University of Chicago. 2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why…
  • Nov 8

    Fall Fashion from .gov: A New Look for the Library of Congress and a New View of Government Open Source Project

    Fall Fashion from .gov: A New Look for the Library of Congress and a New View of Government Open Source Project
    Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/artcomments/382733093Cold weather inevitably means trading out summer garb with new looks and new fashions for autumn and winter, and this year .gov is getting in on the action with a huge homepage…
  • Oct 27

    Review of OAIS (ISO 14721)

    Review of OAIS (ISO 14721)
    The ISO standard for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS) Reference Model will be up for its 5 year review in 2017. This standard lays out the framework for an archive that will maintain the long term preservation of information and…
Rank this Week: 569

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

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

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 291

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

Covers law and legal information in the Philippines. From Fred Pamaos.

http://attyatwork.com
  • Nov 28

    2016 (Remedial Law) Bar Exam Question

    2016 (Remedial Law) Bar Exam Question
    [Skip the Instructions below and proceed to answer/discuss the 2016 Remedial Law bar exam... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Nov 28

    2016 (Legal Ethics) Bar Exam Question

    2016 (Legal Ethics) Bar Exam Question
    [Skip the Instructions below and proceed to answer/discuss the 2016 Legal Ethics bar exam... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Nov 25

    Balikbayan Boxes: What OFWs Must Know About Random or Arbitrary Physical Inspection

    Balikbayan Boxes: What OFWs Must Know About Random or Arbitrary Physical Inspection
    The sending of balikbayan boxes, especially during the Christmas season, by Overseas Filipino... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 185

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Nov 28

    Why you’re misunderstood and what to do about it

    Why you’re misunderstood and what to do about it
    Everything you say will be interpreted through filters. Much will be misinterpreted. Choose your words carefully, with patience and empathy. But also, accept that you’ll be misunderstood. Don’t be attached to the outcome of your…
  • Oct 26

    Online education will help great teachers make good money

    Online education will help great teachers make good money
    Online education will be a disruptive destroyer of educational bureaucrats. But it will be a boon to great teachers. Let’s examine why by studying recent history. Do you remember how fast blogs went from total obscurity to outlandish…
  • Jul 9

    Unpleasant truth

    Unpleasant truth
    Krishnamurthi said “it is better to say nothing, unless you’re quite sure that what you wish to say is true, kind and helpful.” But from whose perspective do we assess if the true thing is kind and helpful? We sometimes…
Rank this Week: 62

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Nov 28

    Roundabout to Relieve Traffic at San Carlos Boulevard in Fort Myers Beach?

    Roundabout to Relieve Traffic at San Carlos Boulevard in Fort Myers Beach?
    Traffic entering and leaving Fort Myers Beach has always been something of a headache, especially if there is a special event. Some say it’s so bad, it keeps them off the island altogether, though that has done little to alleviate…
  • Nov 26

    Elderly Couple Die in Fort Myers Crash on Way to Church

    Elderly Couple Die in Fort Myers Crash on Way to Church
    An elderly south Fort Myers couple died in a car accident as they pulled onto Summerlin Road from their RV resort community, on their way to church. The driver of the vehicle that struck them was also injured. Investigators have concluded the…
  • Nov 24

    C.F. Bean v. Barhanovich – Dredge Pipe Danger for Boater

    C.F. Bean v. Barhanovich – Dredge Pipe Danger for Boater
    Boaters in Florida face many hazards while out on the water, from perilous weather to reckless operators. Underwater dredge pipes are a hidden risk.  Dredge pipes are used to conduct dredging operations, which are intended to clean out…
Rank this Week: 711

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily
    The phrase “multi-car collision” typically is used to describe accidents with a large number of cars. However, it can mean anything from a crash with two or three vehicles to one with hundreds. These incidents happen most commonly…
  • Nov 23

    Backups, Car Accidents Expected During Thanksgiving Travel in Illinoi

    Backups, Car Accidents Expected During Thanksgiving Travel in Illinoi
    Traditionally, the Thanksgiving holiday is one of the most traveled times of the year in America. Those in Chicago are no exception to this as thousands both leave and enter the city each year, traveling to celebrate with friends and family…
  • Nov 21

    811 Traffic Accidents Happened Every Day in Illinois in 2014

    811 Traffic Accidents Happened Every Day in Illinois in 2014
    All kinds of accidents happen in the United States every year. If you drive in Illinois or if you happen to use public sidewalks, crosswalks, or areas near roadways, you face the risk of being involved in a car accident or other traffic…
Rank this Week: 237

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Nov 28

    Some tough thoughts about immigration

    Some tough thoughts about immigration
    “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems…they’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume,…
  • Nov 16

    Some short post-election reading

    Some short post-election reading
    The news of Tuesday, November 8, 2016, the election, is hardly digested. People, particularly, immigrants (in the vernacular sense) are wondering about what the impact of it will be on immigration law. The fact is no one knows, probably even…
  • Oct 9

    Wells Fargo, Politicians, Immigration Lawyers. Why do we give our trust and confidence when experience teaches us otherwise?

    Wells Fargo, Politicians, Immigration Lawyers. Why do we give our trust and confidence when experience teaches us otherwise?
    Two people came to my office this week. One has a pending case and needs a lawyer to help him finish up. The other has a pending case but needs to start over as earlier prepared paperwork was misfiled and follow up material not provided,…
Rank this Week: 540

The JAG Hunter

The JAG Hunter

Covers legal deveopments involving the military and military personnel.

http://thejaghunter.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 145

Massachusetts Family & Divorce…

Massachusetts Family & Divorce Mediation Blog

Covers divorce, separation and other family-related matters. By Larri Tonelli Parker.

http://parkermediation.net/
  • Nov 28

    How is alimony or spousal support determined?

    How is alimony or spousal support determined?
    Alimony is calculated by a complex formula,  taking into consideration the length of marriage, and the income of the parties. Like child support, which can be calculated using the Massachusetts child support guidelines, it is…
  • Nov 16

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional
  • Jun 16

    Magna Carta 800 year

    Magna Carta 800 year
    Magna Carta, dating back eight centuries is still relevant today.  Celebrate its 800 year history this week.  What liberties, freedoms, values do you most cherish? 
Rank this Week: 744

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 385

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Parent of a Gifted Child? Your Support Payments Could Be Increased

    Parent of a Gifted Child? Your Support Payments Could Be Increased
    For many children, extra-curricular activities are a trial-and-error means of discovering their interests and talents. New Jersey’s guidelines for child support recognize this and generally take into account the costs associated with…
  • Nov 14

    Why You May Need an Attorney to Negotiate Your Divorce

    Why You May Need an Attorney to Negotiate Your Divorce
    Victor Rotolo and the attorneys at the Victor Rotolo Law Firm have been offering legal counsel on all matters related to divorce — both simple and complex cases — since 1992. The internet may have made it easier to obtain a…
  • Oct 31

    Tainted Treats Aren’t the Only Halloween Danger to Watch For

    Tainted Treats Aren’t the Only Halloween Danger to Watch For
    It’s that time of year again. Today while children everywhere will run excitedly door-to-door in search of treats, medical professionals will be busy manning phones for agencies like the New Jersey Poison Center 24-Hour Help Line and…
Rank this Week: 895

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    VALL at VLA 2016 Annual Meeting

    VALL at VLA 2016 Annual Meeting
    by Evelyn M. CampbellThere are few things that can rival a crisp Fall day in Hot Springs, VA, even when foliage is not quite in its glory. More than 500 people attended the Virginia Library Association's Annual Meeting from Oct. 26 - 28, at…
  • Nov 7

    VALL Fall Meeting at Lewis Ginter

    VALL Fall Meeting at Lewis Ginter
    by Patricia Petroccione If you weren’t at the VALL 2016 Fall Meeting on October 14, you missed a very engaging event. Lara Dresser and the program committee, Alison Hancock and Chris Vassey, put much thought and effort into planning the…
  • Oct 18

    Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (CADF) Project on Co-curriculum development and alternative research method in Nigeria

    Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (CADF) Project on Co-curriculum development and alternative research method in Nigeria
    by Anthony Brown Ikwueme As one of the recipients of the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (CADF) Award for 2016, I was in Nigeria from May to July of 2016 at the University Of Nigeria Faculty Of Law, Enugu Campus, where I worked with the…
Rank this Week: 908

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Nov 28

    Environment roundup

    Environment roundup
    Major new Proposition 65 regs spell plenty of new compliance and litigation issues for those doing business in California [Cal Biz Lit, first post in series] For-the-kids federal climate lawsuit on “public trust” theory…
  • Nov 27

    Circuit court strikes down CPSC rule on adult magnet set

    Circuit court strikes down CPSC rule on adult magnet set
    A Tenth Circuit panel has sent the Consumer Product Safety Commission back to the drawing board in its attempt to ban tiny magnet sets intended for adult use as a desk toy or creative outlet accessory. It ruled that the commission had not…
  • Nov 26

    Rules vs. standards in Supreme Court jurisprudence

    Rules vs. standards in Supreme Court jurisprudence
    Better than law school: Frank Easterbrook, John Harrison, Akhil Amar, and Victoria Nourse on rules versus standards in jurisprudence, with particular attention to the work of Justice Antonin Scalia, who made the subject a particular theme of…
Rank this Week: 14

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 35

Gay & Lesbian Legal Update

Gay & Lesbian Legal Update

Cover estate planning for gays and lesbians. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://gaybilesbian.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 27

    Wills and Estate Planning

    Wills and Estate Planning
    Wills and Estate PlanningSAVE MONEY AND PROVIDE FOR YOUR LOVED ONESAs average Americans, we work 80,000 hours in a lifetime, or 45 to 55 years. In spite of all the resources and assets we earn, the vast majority of us do not take the time to…
  • Nov 21

    Guardianship of Disabled Adult

    Guardianship of Disabled Adult
    Guardianship of Disabled AdultsKenneth Vercammens Office represents persons seeking legal Guardianship of a Parent or Adult Family Member.Occasionally an individual can not manage his or her life as a result of a mental or physical…
  • Nov 20

    Ten Estate Planning Ideas for Divorced or Separated Person

    Ten Estate Planning Ideas for Divorced or Separated Person
    Ten Estate Planning Ideas for Divorced or Separated PersonsUnder the law in New Jersey, if a person dies without a Will and without children, their spouse will inherit all assets, even if they are separated from the spouse. In addition, if…
Rank this Week: 659

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Nov 27

    A Dookhansian World

    A Dookhansian World
    In today’s world, I have serious doubts I can expect anyone to get the reference in my title, so I’m going to start off by ruining the punchline on the headline right here: it’s a play on the idea of a Dickensian world,…
  • Nov 25

    W(h)ither Free Speech

    W(h)ither Free Speech
    For many years now, it has seemed—at least to myself, and many of the people I have talked to about it—as if freedom of speech is the Final Frontier. Unlike the Fourth Amendment, Amendment One has been the one amendment that has…
  • Sep 30

    Send in the Clown

    Send in the Clown
    Americans are freaking out over non-existent killer clowns. Again. This isn’t news. Not anymore, if it ever was. Since the early 80s, there have been several localized rumor-panics in North America and Europe involving sightings of…
Rank this Week: 363

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

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

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Nov 27

    Locking the barn doors after the horse has escaped

    Locking the barn doors after the horse has escaped
    There are a half dozen critical moments in each family court case when having an experienced attorney is critical: motions for temporary relief; contempt actions; mediation; when trial is scheduled; trial; and when post-trial motions are due.…
  • Nov 26

    Betting on an estranged spouse’s untimely demise

    Betting on an estranged spouse’s untimely demise
    In the first twenty years of my practice it was rare that a party died in the middle of divorce litigation or within a few years of the divorce. The few times this happened there were obvious warning signs: either a history of serious mental…
  • Nov 25

    (Unwittingly) Coaching the children

    (Unwittingly) Coaching the children
    To most people “coaching” children in the context of custody and visitation cases is telling a child to lie to the judge (or the guardian, or a mental health professional/forensic evaluator) about that party’s or the other…
Rank this Week: 953

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Nov 27

    How to Avoid, Challenge and Actually Overcome Your DUI Mistake

    How to Avoid, Challenge and Actually Overcome Your DUI Mistake
    You will get a comprehensive overview of Arizona DUI laws, and criminal defenses that can be used challenge them. The first 24 hours after your arrest is crucial. You will learn what you can do increase your chances of getting a favorable…
  • Nov 13

    How to Challenge Marijuana Smuggling Charges Provoked By Dure

    How to Challenge Marijuana Smuggling Charges Provoked By Dure
    In any criminal trial, presentation strategy of the defense theory to the jury is equally as important as the defense itself. This article focuses on a recent Arizona Supreme Court decision where the defendant was convicted after committing…
  • Sep 25

    3 Things You Need to Know About Miranda Right

    3 Things You Need to Know About Miranda Right
    Miranda warnings are intended to help you avoid running afoul of your constitutional rights if you are in custody, and the police plan to question you regarding your involvement in a crime. Here are three facts revealed about your Miranda…
Rank this Week: 716

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Kaplan Law, LLC.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 27

    Oregon Psychiatric Facility Death Raises Numerous Issue

    Oregon Psychiatric Facility Death Raises Numerous Issue
    A story published this week in The Oregonian focuses on the suicide of a teenage boy who was living in a Corvallis residential treatment facility and on accusations that the facility falsified care records in an attempt to evade…
  • Nov 18

    OSHA fine May Not End Workplace Death Case

    OSHA fine May Not End Workplace Death Case
    A recent article in The Oregonian outlined the details of a $142,000 fine leveled against a Portland excavating company for a fatal job site accident last May. According to the newspaper a 29-year-old worker died when a trench in which he was…
  • Nov 5

    Railway Safety Issues Deserve Real Attention

    Railway Safety Issues Deserve Real Attention
    The fatal crash of a commuter train near New York last month focused many people’s attention on deteriorating infrastructure and the dangers it causes. But closer to home we also have examples here in the Northwest of the problems…
Rank this Week: 796

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Nov 27

    Announcing the Open Review Toolkit

    Announcing the Open Review Toolkit
    I’m happy to announce the release of the Open Review Toolkit, open source software that enables you to convert your book manuscript into a website that can be used for Open Review. During the Open Review process everyone can read and…
  • Nov 9

    CITP Call for Visitors and Affiliates for 2017-18

    CITP Call for Visitors and Affiliates for 2017-18
    The Center for Information Technology Policy is an interdisciplinary research center at Princeton that sits at the crossroads of engineering, the social sciences, law, and policy. We are seeking applicants for various residential visiting…
  • Nov 8

    New Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection

    New Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection
    [Joe Calandrino is a veteran of Freedom to Tinker and CITP. As long time readers will remember,  he did his Ph.D. here, advised by Ed Felten. He recently joined the FTC as research director of OTech, the Office of Technology Research and…
Rank this Week: 200

George's Employment Blawg

George's Employment Blawg

Features news, analysis and comments on labor & employment law, human resources, and other work-related topics. By George Lenard.

http://www.employmentblawg.com
  • Nov 27

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  • Nov 23

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  • Apr 25

    5 Resume Writing Tips to Help Veterans Land Civilian Job

    5 Resume Writing Tips to Help Veterans Land Civilian Job
    While many civilian employers claim a commitment to hiring veterans, knowledge gaps and unfair assumptions can cause civilians to overlook qualified vets. For example, 61 percent of civilian employers say they do not understand how military…
Rank this Week: 792

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 26

    True or False: Overturning Roe v. Wade Would Criminalize Abortion Nationwide

    True or False: Overturning Roe v. Wade Would Criminalize Abortion Nationwide
    This is false! Many people mistakenly believe that if the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade were overturned that abortion would become a crime in every state. Abortion would actually remain legal in states that have no existing laws…
  • Nov 22

    16 Holiday-Themed Lawsuits Even a Grinch Would Hate

    16 Holiday-Themed Lawsuits Even a Grinch Would Hate
    To you the holidays may seem like a time of gift-giving, over-eating, self-reflection, and hope. However, not everyone feels that way. In fact, some people see the holidays as an opportunity to grinch out, particularly in the courts system.…
  • Nov 21

    “Serves At the Pleasure of the President” … Can Congress Block Trump’s Cabinet Appointments?

    “Serves At the Pleasure of the President” … Can Congress Block Trump’s Cabinet Appointments?
    There are some 4,000 political appointments for the incoming administration to fill. Of those, about a quarter require Senate confirmation through a simple majority vote of the Senate. As of the writing of this post, President-Elect Trump has…
Rank this Week: 73

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 41

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Do I Have to Pay Taxes After I Die?

    Do I Have to Pay Taxes After I Die?
    There are many questions you may have when thinking about estate planning. In addition to worrying about making a will, or setting up a trust, and dealing with decisions about whom to leave your property, there are also more mundane issues to…
  • Nov 25

    Rise in Alzheimer’s, Dementia Deaths Emphasize Importance of Estate Planning

    Rise in Alzheimer’s, Dementia Deaths Emphasize Importance of Estate Planning
    The London Telegraph recently reported that there has been a “huge rise in the number of lasting powers of attorney” filed with the government. The Telegraph said more than 441,000 powers of attorney were established in 2015,…
  • Nov 23

    Can My Spouse Contest My Will?

    Can My Spouse Contest My Will?
    It is not uncommon for a person entering a second marriage to keep certain assets as separate property for the benefit of any children from the first marriage. If you are in this situation, it is important to make sure that your estate…
Rank this Week: 863

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
  • Nov 26

    Internet Archive's Wayback Machine Launches Full-Text Search...Sort Of

    Internet Archive's Wayback Machine Launches Full-Text Search...Sort Of
    By Mark Rosch One of the questions that we are often asked during our live MCLE seminars and MCLE webinars is whether there is a keyword search available for the billions of Web pages collected by the Archive.org's Wayback Machine. Since its…
  • Oct 20

    Google Introduces (Yet Another) New Name for Google for Work

    Google Introduces (Yet Another) New Name for Google for Work
    Google has announced yet another new name for its suite of cloud-based office productivity and collaboration software. Now, the product most-recently known as Google Apps for Work in now called "G Suite." 
  • Oct 20

    Opera Web Browser Introduces Free Virtual Private Network (VPN) Connection

    Opera Web Browser Introduces Free Virtual Private Network (VPN) Connection
    Anyone using public wi-fi hotspots to connect to the Internet should be concerned about the security and privacy of the information they are sending back and forth over those connections. There are many security options you can employ to…
Rank this Week: 785

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Covers Minnesota criminal law topics. By Thomas Gallagher.

http://minneapoliscriminallawyer.liberty-lawyer.com
  • Nov 26

    Jesus as Criminal Defense Lawyer: The Woman Accused of Adultery

    Jesus as Criminal Defense Lawyer: The Woman Accused of Adultery
    What can we learn about criminal law from the story of the Jesus and The Adulterous Woman in John Chapter 8 of the New Testament? We can learn about what criminal defense lawyers do. We can learn about the laws of evidence. We can learn…
  • Oct 1

    Disparity of Force and Self-Defense

    Disparity of Force and Self-Defense
    Since the core of self-defense law is the use of reasonable force under the circumstances, the question of proportionality is key. Continue reading →
  • Sep 24

    Self-defense: Dominance, Escalation and Deception

    Self-defense: Dominance, Escalation and Deception
    Some physical attacks are part of a robbery, a rape, a riot, or planned. Putting those to one side for now, let’s look at the other sort – attacks that spontaneously rise from anger, conflict or a sense of having been treated…
Rank this Week: 312

Los Angeles Estate, Probate And…

Los Angeles Estate, Probate And Tax Law Blog

Covers estate planning, tax and probate law. Published by Moravecs, a Professional Law Corporation.

http://losangelesestateprobatelawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 488

Indiana Consumer Lawyer Blog

Indiana Consumer Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile fraud, credit reporting, identity theft and lemon law. By Robert Duff.

http://www.indianaconsumerlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Indiana Consumer Sues Blatt, Hasenmiller, Liebsker & Moore For FDCPA Violation

    Indiana Consumer Sues Blatt, Hasenmiller, Liebsker & Moore For FDCPA Violation
    PRESS RELEASE Indiana Consumer Law Group/The Law Office of Robert E. Duff announces the recent filing of a lawsuit against Blatt, Hasenmiller, Liebsker & Moore, LLC, a debt collection law firm based in Chicago, Illinois. The lawsuit,…
  • Sep 7

    Indiana Consumer Sues Sottile & Barile, LLC for FDCPA Violation

    Indiana Consumer Sues Sottile & Barile, LLC for FDCPA Violation
    PRESS RELEASE Indiana Consumer Law Group/The Law Office of Robert E. Duff announces the recent filing of a lawsuit against the Ohio law firm Sottile & Barile, LLC.  The lawsuit, which has been filed in the United States District…
  • May 28

    Jury Finds Hubler Dealership Committed Fraud

    Jury Finds Hubler Dealership Committed Fraud
    PRESS RELEASE Indiana Consumer Law Group/The Law Office of Robert E. Duff announces a jury verdict in favor of the firm’s client, Heather N. Kesling.  Ms. Kesling purchased an inexpensive car for $2098 from Hubler Auto Outlet and…
Rank this Week: 262

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Nov 26

    We Prepare Every Case for Trial

    We Prepare Every Case for Trial
    Page Pate explains why we take the time and effort to prepare every case for trial, and how this helps us get great results for our clients.   The post We Prepare Every Case for Trial appeared first on .
  • Nov 10

    Page Pate Discusses FBI Letter in Clinton Investigation – CNN

    Page Pate Discusses FBI Letter in Clinton Investigation – CNN
    Writing in CNN online’s Political Op-Eds, Attorney Page Pate explains that FBI Director James Comey was doing his job and dealt well with a very difficult turn of events. The post Page Pate Discusses FBI Letter in Clinton Investigation…
  • Nov 10

    FBI Criticized in Clinton Investigation

    FBI Criticized in Clinton Investigation
      Attorney Page Pate joins Anderson Cooper and Former Deputy Attorney General Jim Cole on CNN’s AC 360 to talk about FBI Director James Comey’s pre-election letter to Congress regarding… read more → The post FBI…
Rank this Week: 170

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 535

México Debe Salir Adelante

México Debe Salir Adelante

José Manuel Gómez Porchini. Notas jurídicas: propuestas y comentarios. Artículos de opinión, de Seguridad Social, de interés general y de actualidad. Temas para reflexionar en la vida y mucho más. Análisis de problemas sociales y jurídicos.

http://mexicodebesaliradelante.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    La importancia de la Ética para los abogados.

    La importancia de la Ética para los abogados.
    José Manuel Gómez Porchini / México debe salir adelantejmgomezporchini@gmail.com/     http://mexicodebesaliradelante.blogspot.com Como en toda disquisición y por cuestión…
  • Nov 21

    La forma correcta de hacer las cosa

    La forma correcta de hacer las cosa
    José Manuel Gómez Porchini / México debe salir adelantejmgomezporchini@gmail.com/     http://mexicodebesaliradelante.blogspot.com Un día estaba en clase. Tenía 50 minutos diarios para…
  • Nov 21

    El resultado de la mala calidad académica

    El resultado de la mala calidad académica
    José Manuel Gómez Porchini / México debe salir adelantejmgomezporchini@gmail.com/     http://mexicodebesaliradelante.blogspot.com La instrucción escolar, la preparación que se entrega a…
Rank this Week: 814

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Motorcyclist Injured During Naperville Motorcycle Crash

    Motorcyclist Injured During Naperville Motorcycle Crash
    There was a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon (November 24, 2016) in Naperville. According to Naperville Police, first responders were called at 12:17 p.m., and the accident scene was at 248th Avenue and Ashwood Road. The accident involved…
  • Nov 14

    Fatal Grundy County Minivan-Motorcycle Collision

    Fatal Grundy County Minivan-Motorcycle Collision
    There was a fatal motorcycle-minivan collision Sunday afternoon (November 13, 2016) in Grundy County. According to the Grundy County Coroner’s Office, the accident happened at the intersection of Jugtown Road and Deerfield Road, shortly…
  • Nov 7

    Driver Charged Following Fatal Head-On Collision With Motorcycle

    Driver Charged Following Fatal Head-On Collision With Motorcycle
    One of the continued hazards that motorcyclists face is motorists who are driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) or are otherwise impaired. A fatal car-motorcycle crash occurred on Saturday night (November 5, 2016) outside of Valparaiso…
Rank this Week: 340