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Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    The Bill Cosby Rape Allegation

    The Bill Cosby Rape Allegation
    It seems pretty clear the career of Bill Cosby is over, with the cancellation of numerous live performances in various venues, plus the fact NBC pulled the plug on a possible series starring him. However, what isn’t clear is whether…
  • Jun 8

    Cosby Faces Sexual Allegations in Court

    Cosby Faces Sexual Allegations in Court
    After years of facing allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is going to court. If convicted, Cosby, who is 79, faces going to prison for the rest of his life. Cosby in Court to Face Sexual Allegations Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trail began…
  • Jun 1

    Memorial Day Drunk Driving Charge

    Memorial Day Drunk Driving Charge
    Typically over big weekends like Memorial Day weekend the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department will team up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to keep impaired drivers off San Diego’s roads. If you received a…
Rank this Week: 348

e-Lessons Learned

e-Lessons Learned

Covers e-discovery issues by focusing on mistakes made by counsel, employers and employees.

http://ellblog.com
Rank this Week: 758

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 776

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Covers constitutional law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). Features legal news, cases and commentaries from Argentina, U.S. and the Americas.

http://www.saberderecho.com/
  • Jun 15

    Reporte de la audiencia de la Corte en La Pampa c. Mendoza

    Reporte de la audiencia de la Corte en La Pampa c. Mendoza
    Trataremos de pasar en limpio, lo más limpio posible, la cobertura que ayer hicimos en tiempo real. Disclaimer, por si alguien no lo sabe. Soy pampeano, he escrito del tema un par de veces en este blog, nunca publiqué nada…
  • Jun 12

    Las audiencias públicas de la Corte Suprema

    Las audiencias públicas de la Corte Suprema
    Este miércoles comienza la temporada de audiencias de la Corte Suprema. El auspicioso mecanismo estaba fuera de stock: en 2016 se hizo solo una audiencia de seguimiento del caso del Riachuelo, y ninguna referida a un caso "nuevo"; en…
  • May 10

    Escenarios de la Corte post 2x1 y ley PDP

    Escenarios de la Corte post 2x1 y ley PDP
    Las alternativas de la Corte.Basandome en un posteo de facebook de Sebastián Pilo apunto que la Corte tenía un menú de opciones post "Muiña". Pilo veía tres, yo apuntaré siete (y descarto las…
Rank this Week: 309

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

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

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 15

    Guest Posting: "Stem Cell Options Should be on the Table"

    Guest Posting: "Stem Cell Options Should be on the Table"
    (Editor's note: The following is a guest posting from Joseph Rodota and Bernard Munos, both of whom have been active in California policy matters for some time. More biographical information can be found at the end of the item. The California…
  • Jun 13

    California Stem Cell Agency Reports 'Streak of Good News' on Asterias Spinal Therapy

    California Stem Cell Agency Reports 'Streak of Good News' on Asterias Spinal Therapy
    Asterias videoCalifornia's $3 billion stem cell program today reported ongoing rosy results in a clinical trial involving a therapy for severe spinal cord injury.The treatment is being developed Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., of Fremont,…
  • May 27

    California Stem Cell Report Going Dark for a Few Day

    California Stem Cell Report Going Dark for a Few Day
    The California Stem Cell Report expects to be offline for perhaps the next five to seven days.The moving home of this web site, the sailing vessel Hopalong, will be making a passage north from Mazatlan into the Sea of Cortez, formally known…
Rank this Week: 719

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Recommendations for Uber Are Roadmap for All?

    Recommendations for Uber Are Roadmap for All?
    If you had a million dollars (or more) to investigate your culture, what would you find out? (Music fans may appreciate the classic “If I Had a Million Dollars” song from the Barenaked Ladies. You’re welcome.) Well, Uber…
  • Jun 9

    Legislative Recap: Pregnancy Accommodations But No Paid FMLA

    Legislative Recap: Pregnancy Accommodations But No Paid FMLA
    Well, the Connecticut General Assembly ended earlier this week and, as predicted, it ended with a whimper and not a bang.  Many employment law proposals failed to receive votes, including those on minimum wage and Paid FMLA, leaving many…
  • Jun 7

    Last Regular Session Day of Connecticut Legislature: Where We Stand

    Last Regular Session Day of Connecticut Legislature: Where We Stand
    Today is the last day of the Connecticut General Assembly regular session.  So it’s a good time to take a look at some of the bills pending or passed.  Strangely, things seem pretty quiet on the employment law front.  But…
Rank this Week: 89

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black,…

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC Blog

Covers DUI and criminal defense.

http://www.aaronblacklaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Former NBA player and Coach charged with a DUI

    Former NBA player and Coach charged with a DUI
    Derek Fischer, a former NBA player, and Coach, was charged with a DUI last week after he rolled his Cadillac in Los Angeles. His vehicle veered and hit a raised concrete curb and a guard rail before coming to rest on its roof. In the course…
  • Jun 7

    DUI arrests make for a busy Memorial Day Weekend

    DUI arrests make for a busy Memorial Day Weekend
    Holiday weekends typically result in increased patrols looking for drivers under the influence and the past Memorial Day weekend was no exception as the Arizona DUI Task force made over 550 stops that resulted in DUI arrests.   Phoenix…
  • Jun 1

    Civil vs. Criminal speeding, ask the Judge

    Civil vs. Criminal speeding, ask the Judge
    As a criminal defense attorney in Maricopa County, I defend clients on a variety of charges which includes traffic violations. It has recently come to light that Maricopa County Justice of the Peace, Judge Cody Williams has been cited with 5…
Rank this Week: 991

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

Covers Hepatitis A news, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Hepatitis A in Westchester

    Hepatitis A in Westchester
    Dr. Sherlita Amler, Westchester County’s Health Commissioner, is encouraging people who consumed beverages at Monteverde at Oldstone, a restaurant and event space at 28 Bear Mountain Bridge Road in Cortlandt... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    Jail House Hepatitis A Risk

    Jail House Hepatitis A Risk
    Oakland County Jail officials are warning inmates incarcerated there earlier this month that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A. A male prisoner in the jail tested positive for the... Continue Reading
  • May 2

    Raw Tuna Poke Recalled in Hawaii over Hepatitis A

    Raw Tuna Poke Recalled in Hawaii over Hepatitis A
    The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has been notified of imported frozen raw tuna or ahi cubes distributed by Tropic Fish Hawaii, LLC on Oahu that tested positive for... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 161

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    New York Justice Charged with Mortgage Fraud

    New York Justice Charged with Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Lurlyn A. Winchester, 58, New City, New York, a Justice for the Town Court of Monroe, was charged with making false statements in connection with an application for a loan to purchase a residence in Monroe, New…
  • Jun 6

    Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison

    Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Oscar Cantalicio Ortiz, 53, a contractor who had resided in Kingwood, Texas, prior to becoming a fugitive in this case, was sentenced in absentia to 262 months in prison for his role in a $16 million loan fraud…
  • Jun 6

    Plea for Non-Existent REIT Investment

    Plea for Non-Existent REIT Investment
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark F. Speakman, 60, Grove City, Ohio, was sentenced to 60 months in prison for an investment fraud scheme that defrauded his clients out of more than $1.1 million. According to court documents, between 2000 and…
Rank this Week: 3

Class Action Blog

Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation in the Southeast and class action arbitrations nationally. By Carlton Fields.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 777

California Securities Fraud Lawyer…

California Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities regulation, fiduciaries, and securities disputes news and updates. Published By Alcala Law Firm.

http://www.californiasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    A Securities Lawyer’s Advice to Would be Whistleblower

    A Securities Lawyer’s Advice to Would be Whistleblower
    Whistleblower Tips are on the Rise Increased public awareness of the SEC’s Whistleblower Program has lead to a tremendous growth in whistleblower tips and complaints.  In Fiscal Year 2016, the SEC received a record number of tips…
  • Dec 31

    A Securities Lawyer's Top 10 Tips for Senior Investor

    A Securities Lawyer's Top 10 Tips for Senior Investor
    Reject aggressive salespeople. Don't feel pressured to act quickly. Give yourself time to do your homework. Don't be afraid to say "no." Request to be put on the "do not call" list. Ask questions. Ask what licenses the salesperson has. Get…
  • Dec 31

    A Securities Lawyer's Top 10 Tips for Senior Investor

    A Securities Lawyer's Top 10 Tips for Senior Investor
    Reject aggressive salespeople. Don't feel pressured to act quickly. Give yourself time to do your homework. Don't be afraid to say "no." Request to be put on the "do not call" list. Ask questions. Ask what licenses the salesperson has. Get…
Rank this Week: 287

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Aggravation of Chronic, Disabling Pre-Existing Condition

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Aggravation of Chronic, Disabling Pre-Existing Condition
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a collision which aggravated long-standing pre-existing health complications. In today’s case (Cheema v. Khan) the Plaintiff…
  • Jun 8

    BC Court of Appeal – The Phrase Crumbling Skull is “Rarely Helpful”

    BC Court of Appeal – The Phrase Crumbling Skull is “Rarely Helpful”
    Reasons were released today by the BC Court of Appeal criticizing  the phrase ‘crumbling skull’ and spelling out the analysis a Court must take when dealing with non tort related causes to a Plaintiff’s position. In the…
  • Jun 6

    “Partisan” Experts Criticized and Rejected by BC Supreme Court

    “Partisan” Experts Criticized and Rejected by BC Supreme Court
    Adding to this site’s archives of judicial criticism of expert evidence, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, rejecting the evidence of two experts the court found gave evidence in…
Rank this Week: 58

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 14

    Wall of Shame: Apparently OCR is…

    Wall of Shame: Apparently OCR is considering some changes to the website listing of all large breaches, based on concerns expressed by a congressman (who also happens to be a doctor) that the listing is too punitive to entities that did no…
  • Jun 14

    St. Luke's-Roosevelt's Faxing Problem: An…

    St. Luke's-Roosevelt's Faxing Problem: An NYC hospital has been fined $387,000 for two misdirected faxes.  That's a big fine.  Why? Three reasons: One, all fines are big these days.  OCR still feels it needs to make an impression, and if…
  • Jun 12

    Hospital Cybersecurity in Critical…

    Hospital Cybersecurity in Critical Condition: So says a report by HHS' Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force.  Not particularly surprising.
Rank this Week: 524

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

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

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
  • Jun 14

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation
    Our colleague Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services industry: “Nation’s…
  • Jun 7

    No More Delays for Fiduciary Rule – Employment Law This Week

    No More Delays for Fiduciary Rule – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week: The Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule will go into effect on June 9th. The controversial rule will require financial professionals who advise clients on retirement accounts to promote…
  • May 31

    No Delay to DOL Fiduciary Rule: June 9, 2017 Applicability Date Stands (for the Most Part)

    No Delay to DOL Fiduciary Rule: June 9, 2017 Applicability Date Stands (for the Most Part)
    The Department of Labor (“DOL”) previously announced the applicability date for the DOL’s fiduciary rule (the “Fiduciary Rule”) will be June 9, 2017.  On May 22, 2017, in an opinion piece for the Wall Street…
Rank this Week: 295

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Teen charged in hit-and-run crash after texting photos of damaged car to friend

    Teen charged in hit-and-run crash after texting photos of damaged car to friend
    A teenager faces a felony charge in a hit-and-run crash in DuPage County, Illinois, that resulted in a man’s death and injury of four other passengers. Marlon K. Myles, 19, reportedly told authorities he fled the scene of the late-night…
  • May 31

    Chicago Officials Consider Proposal to Decrease Pharmacy Error

    Chicago Officials Consider Proposal to Decrease Pharmacy Error
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at what’s being done to lessen pharmacy errors and medication mistakes.
  • May 5

    Chicago medical malpractice lawsuit settled for $1.2 million

    Chicago medical malpractice lawsuit settled for $1.2 million
    On March 14, an Illinois state judge approved a $1.2 million settlement in a medical malpractice lawsuit over the allegedly negligent baby delivery. Under the settlement agreement approved by Judge Kent A. Delgado of Cook County Circuit…
Rank this Week: 434

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury law. By Frankl & Kominsky, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Assumption of the Risk in Florida Personal Injury Case

    Assumption of the Risk in Florida Personal Injury Case
    When someone is injured while engaging in an activity that they know to be dangerous, sometimes courts will prevent that person from holding other potentially negligent parties liable, based on the doctrine of assumption of the risk. In order…
  • May 10

    Florida Teen Killed in Drunk Driving Accident, Four Others Injured

    Florida Teen Killed in Drunk Driving Accident, Four Others Injured
    Earlier this month, one Florida teen was killed and four others injured when they were struck by an allegedly drunk driver as they crossed the street after exiting the school bus. According to a local news report covering the tragic accident,…
  • Apr 12

    Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff’s Expert Witness Creates Material Issue That Court Holds Must Be Resolved by a Jury

    Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff’s Expert Witness Creates Material Issue That Court Holds Must Be Resolved by a Jury
    In many personal injury cases, the named defendant will try to get the case dismissed as early as possible in the process. Often, the earliest opportunity for a defendant to try for a dismissal is at the summary judgment stage. Summary…
Rank this Week: 974

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jun 14

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law
    Colleague Deborah Ginsberg has a great post on how Bloomberg Law's Litigation Analytics can be a valuable tool for students seeking information about judges, law firms, or the litigation history of a particular company. For example,…
  • May 16

    Wednesday, May 17: Law Library Hours Are 8 am to 11 pm

    Wednesday, May 17: Law Library Hours Are 8 am to 11 pm
    We're very close to the end of law school final exams! Note that we are ending our midnight extended hours on Wednesday, May 17. Our hours for May 17 will be: 8 am to 11 pm. Please check our hours...
  • May 8

    Gleeson Library Announces Summer Hour

    Gleeson Library Announces Summer Hour
    Gleeson Library can be a great place to get a little distance from the law school while studying for the Bar or preparing for exams. But be aware that the Gleeson Library summer hours are shorter than their regular school-year...
Rank this Week: 954

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Jun 14

    Lawyers, judges to be recognized at 2017 @AZStateBar convention #azbarcon

    Lawyers, judges to be recognized at 2017 @AZStateBar convention #azbarcon
    So would you like to know who won the State Bar of Arizona annual awards? Or would you rather be surprised when you settle into your luncheon seat at the annual Convention? (Don’t forget to register.) Just in case: Spoiler alert! Stop…
  • Jun 13

    New officers elected by @AZStateBar Board at 2017 #azbarcon

    New officers elected by @AZStateBar Board at 2017 #azbarcon
    At its regular annual meeting at the State Bar Convention this afternoon, the State Bar of Arizona Board of Governors confirmed its slate of officers for the coming year. The new roster includes the newest officer, Secretary/Treasurer Lori…
  • Jun 13

    Coverage of @AZStateBar #azbarcon 2017 convention starts today

    Coverage of @AZStateBar #azbarcon 2017 convention starts today
    This is annual Convention week at the State Bar of Arizona. As always, a large selection of educational seminars (and less-educational activities) are packed into the three-day event held at the Westin La Paloma in Tucson.
Rank this Week: 432

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 194

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 590

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 225

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 14

    Arkansas Child Dies in Ascent Child Care Van from Excessive Heat

    Arkansas Child Dies in Ascent Child Care Van from Excessive Heat
    A family in Arkansas has suffered the loss of a five-year-old boy after he was left on a daycare van in the summer heat.  Family members told reporters that the… read more → The post Arkansas Child Dies in Ascent Child Care…
  • Apr 19

    “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order May Lead to New Whistleblower Claim

    “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order May Lead to New Whistleblower Claim
    President Trump recently signed a new executive order as part of his initiative to give priority to U.S. made goods and companies that hire U.S. citizens in government procurement decisions. This… read more → The post…
  • Apr 19

    “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order May Lead to New Whistleblower Claim

    “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order May Lead to New Whistleblower Claim
    President Trump recently signed a new executive order as part of his initiative to give priority to U.S. made goods and companies that hire U.S. citizens in government procurement decisions. This… read more → The post…
Rank this Week: 948

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
  • Jun 14

    Christie Banking that Lottery will Save Pension

    Christie Banking that Lottery will Save Pension
    As reported by Philly.com, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is betting that the lottery is the ticket to shoring up one of the state’s most vexing money problems: ever-growing obligations to the pensions for public employees. The idea of…
  • May 24

    Judge Halts Christie’s Atlantic City Police Layoff

    Judge Halts Christie’s Atlantic City Police Layoff
    As reported by Philly.com, a Superior Court judge has temporarily blocked the State of New Jersey from unilaterally imposing layoffs and schedule changes on the Atlantic City Police Department. The ruling is the second time Judge Julio…
  • May 2

    Police Call Layoffs a Union-Busting Tactic

    Police Call Layoffs a Union-Busting Tactic
    As reported by northjersey.com, members of the Bergen County Bureau of Police Services police union on Monday protested more than two dozen impending layoffs and about a dozen demotions…
Rank this Week: 701

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 14

    OPINIONS – June 13, 2017

    OPINIONS – June 13, 2017
    Matter of T.B. L.B. H.B. K.B. DA 16-0749 2017 MT 147N Civil – Domestic Relations Ward v. Energy West DA 16-0520 2017 MT 146N Civil – Wrongful Discharge Helena v. Rimini Skinner DA 16-0320 2017 MT 145 Civil – Water Rights…
  • Jun 12

    OPINION – June 9, 2017

    OPINION – June 9, 2017
    Mooney v. Ashcraft DA 16-0602 2017 MT 139N Civil – Other
  • Jun 7

    OPINIONS – June 6, 2017

    OPINIONS – June 6, 2017
    Cornell v. State of Montana DA 16-0466 2017 MT 138N Civil – Postconviction Chilinski v. State DA 16-0676 2017 MT 137N Civil – Postconviction Guiffrida v. Glick DA 16-0569 2017 MT 136N Civil – Domestic Relations Fox v.…
Rank this Week: 12

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Jun 14

    Vanilla. Tastes good, but it’s a bad way to market.

    Vanilla. Tastes good, but it’s a bad way to market.
    If you spend any time reading law firm websites, you soon come to one conclusion: all of them were written by the same person.  We know this because all law firms say the same things–best schools, best lawyers, client-focused,…
  • Jun 14

    Law firms lose clients because of poor client service. What do they do about it?

    Law firms lose clients because of poor client service. What do they do about it?
    Truth be told, nothing.  Well, at least nothing of consequence.  Oh sure, there is the occasional in-house program on client service and websites are edited to talk about the firm’s commitment to client service.  But if…
  • Jun 13

    A seminar on the cost of 6 minute

    A seminar on the cost of 6 minute
    Really?  I just received an invitation to a seminar that stresses that the average attorney bills 6 minutes per day less than they did two years ago. Six minutes a day! According to this invitation, that costs firms more than…
Rank this Week: 81

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 14

    Blessed are the Poor: Examining opposition to debtors-prison legislation

    Blessed are the Poor: Examining opposition to debtors-prison legislation
    Texas State Sen. Paul Bettencourt was quoted by the Associated Press (June 11) criticizing debtors-prison legislation (SB 1913) which he and five others voted against in the senate. He:said that it did not adequately consider…
  • Jun 13

    Debtors-prison policies decried, DPS cuts license center hours, and other storie

    Debtors-prison policies decried, DPS cuts license center hours, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers' attention while mine is focused on preparing for a much-need break next week.SCOTUS to consider warrants for cell-phone location dataThe US Supreme Court will finally consider the…
  • Jun 12

    Governor signs omnibus innocence bill to track informants, record interrogation

    Governor signs omnibus innocence bill to track informants, record interrogation
    Governor Greg Abbott today signed HB 34, Texas' latest omnibus innocence legislation. Grits explained in this post why the eyewitness ID reforms are minimalist, at best, and avoid confronting the reasons flawed identifications still make it…
Rank this Week: 62

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Jun 14

    Tips For Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce

    Tips For Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce
    It is not uncommon for one spouse to hide assets during a divorce. Everyone is in love until they’re not, and then they may not feel much like splitting everything with a soon-to-be e-spouse. If hidden assets and streams of income…
  • Jun 12

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce: Is It Simply Data Entry?

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce: Is It Simply Data Entry?
    When completing a lifestyle analysis in a divorce or child support case, I am often asked whether my work is simply data entry. Why does a forensic accountant need to do the lifestyle analysis? Can’t anyone with a bit of accounting…
  • Jun 9

    Ponzinomics: MLM Fraud and the FTC

    Ponzinomics: MLM Fraud and the FTC
    Robert FitzPatrick, president of Pyramid Scheme Alert has written a new book about multi-level marketing and how the FTC allows these pyramid schemes to exist. In PONZINOMICS, the FTC’s Protection of Multi-Level Marketing, he discusses…
Rank this Week: 35

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Jun 14

    Lawyers vs. Attorneys: What’s the Difference?

    Lawyers vs. Attorneys: What’s the Difference?
    Remember that old comedy bit that starts, “You can call me Ray …”?   Set aside the quite high annoyance factor and understand that the gist of that tired gag applies to the job titles of “lawyer” and…
  • May 22

    Full Tort vs. Limited Tort Ohio

    Full Tort vs. Limited Tort Ohio
    Explaining the difference between a full tort and a limited tort requires defining multiple legal terms. First, a tort is a harm. In a civil lawsuit, the plaintiff claims that a tort resulted from the defendant’s action or inaction.…
  • May 8

    Tips for Finding a Law Firm You Can Trust

    Tips for Finding a Law Firm You Can Trust
    Trust forms the bedrock of every lawyer-client relationship. Specifically, a client must trust that his or her attorney will Work hard to represent them, Use good judgment, Carry out their wishes, Keep information in confidence, Charge a…
Rank this Week: 983

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Jun 14

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy
    Compiled for the Centre for Policy Alternatives a list of websites around communications campaigns, advertisements, projects, websites and various other initiatives I’ve designed, developed or gave input into over the past couple of…
  • Jun 12

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017
    I couldn’t make it to Paris, but managed despite some technical hiccups to be present virtually at the Online Dispute Resolution 2017 Forum through Skype Video. The agenda can be downloaded as a PDF from here. I made a few overarching…
  • Jun 5

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka
    An article published by renowned journalist Amantha Perera on IRIN today triggered a series of tweets over @groundviews around how officials in successive governments have lied to citizens around investments in life-saving technologies.…
Rank this Week: 339

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Jun 13

    New research on how to improve legal efficiency, and much more

    New research on how to improve legal efficiency, and much more
    According to Altman Weil’s recently released 2017 Law Firms in Transition (LFiT) survey the top two trends that are transforming the legal profession are “More price competition” (95% of the 386 managing partners and chairs…
  • May 30

    The top five ways to increase LPM results (Part 2 of 2)

    The top five ways to increase LPM results (Part 2 of 2)
    by Jim Hassett and Tim Batdorf 3. Publicize successes within the firm The lawyers who achieve quick wins often become internal champions who spread the word to their partners. This is most effective when the firm establishes procedures to…
  • May 16

    The top five ways to increase LPM results (Part 1 of 2)

    The top five ways to increase LPM results (Part 1 of 2)
    by Jim Hassett and Tim Batdorf In the last few years, many legal clients have been demanding greater efficiency and more predictable budgets. Law firms have responded by investing in legal project management (LPM) to increase client…
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Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Jun 13

    FBI Investigating Disappearance At Sea Of Florida Woman

    FBI Investigating Disappearance At Sea Of Florida Woman
    The FBI and U.S. Coast Guard are investigating the disappearance of a 41-year-old Florida woman 100 km off Key West. Isabella Hellman and her husband, Lewis Bennett, married in February and departed on a Caribbean vacation on their 37-foot…
  • Jun 5

    19-Year-Old Killed In Boating Accident In Indian River Lagoon

    19-Year-Old Killed In Boating Accident In Indian River Lagoon
    Chance Rivero, a 19-year-old Vero Beach resident was killed Saturday night when the boat he was a passenger of hit a channel marker, ejecting him from it and into the water.  Per the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation the boat,…
  • Jun 2

    Tragedy Calls For Changes To DOHSA That Would Allow Recovery Of Nonpecuniary Damage

    Tragedy Calls For Changes To DOHSA That Would Allow Recovery Of Nonpecuniary Damage
    Photo credit: JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images On July 17, 1996, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a Boeing 747-131 aircraft, operated by Trans World Airlines as TWA Flight 800, departed from John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City for Rome, Italy,…
Rank this Week: 360

Southern California Nursing Home…

Southern California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 13

    What Do California Residents Need to Know About Nursing Facilities in Baja?

    What Do California Residents Need to Know About Nursing Facilities in Baja?
    Many families in Encinitas who have elderly loved ones in San Diego County know that the cost of living is high, and the costs associated with nursing home care can be particularly steep. As reported in a recent article in Voice of San Diego,…
  • Jun 1

    Veteran’s Family Files Elder Abuse Claim Against VA Hospital

    Veteran’s Family Files Elder Abuse Claim Against VA Hospital
    Residents of Poway should be aware of recent elder abuse allegations against a California VA hospital. According to a recent report from NBC News Los Angeles, a navy veteran’s family has filed an elder abuse and neglect claim against a…
  • May 23

    Could Decline in Aging Studies Students Affect Escondido Residents?

    Could Decline in Aging Studies Students Affect Escondido Residents?
    If fewer students are interested in pursuing careers in gerontology and other fields associated with aging populations, could more residents of Escondido and other areas of Southern California be subject to elder abuse or neglect in the…
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Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 198

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Jun 13

    Roundup Weed Killer Product Liability Lawsuit

    Roundup Weed Killer Product Liability Lawsuit
    Anyone in Oceanside who has used Roundup weed killer and developed cancer should know that this pesticide may be linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. According to a recent article in The New York Times, the active ingredient in Roundup,…
  • Jun 1

    Worker Safety in San Clemente

    Worker Safety in San Clemente
    If you are working at a job site in San Clemente, what kinds of protections can you expect from your employer to prevent a workplace injury? According to a recent article in Bloomberg BNA, there is a new safety rule in California that is…
  • May 23

    Motorcycle Awareness Month in Valley Center

    Motorcycle Awareness Month in Valley Center
    If you live in Valley Center or elsewhere in Southern California, now is a great time to learn more about motorcycle safety. According to a recent article in the Patch, May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in California, and the…
Rank this Week: 654

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Jun 13

    Employees of Sub-Contractors May Be Able To Recover Wages From General Contractor

    Employees of Sub-Contractors May Be Able To Recover Wages From General Contractor
    The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia in 2017 ruled in Salinas v. Commercial Interiors that employees of sub-contractors can, in certain situations, be deemed…
  • Jun 13

    Identity Theft At An All-Time High in the U.S. – North Carolina Identity Theft Attorney

    Identity Theft At An All-Time High in the U.S. – North Carolina Identity Theft Attorney
    Did you know that in 2016, the rate of identity theft in the United States was at an all-time high? A new report indicates that over 15 million consumers in 2016 suffered some degree of identity theft. This identity theft fraud included: Card…
  • Jun 12

    Harassing Phone Calls From Conn’s HomePlu

    Harassing Phone Calls From Conn’s HomePlu
    Our firm has recently been investigating potential violations of the TCPA by Conn’s Furniture Store and Conn’s Home Plus through the use of repeated telephone calls. Conn’s is a home store selling electronics, furniture, and…
Rank this Week: 553

Indiana Long Term Disability…

Indiana Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers ERISA, disability benefits, and insurance bad faith. By O'Ryan Law Firm.

http://www.indianalongtermdisabilitylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 13

    Purdue Employee Sues Cigna

    Purdue Employee Sues Cigna
    O’Ryan Law Firm, on behalf of a former employee of Purdue University recently filed a lawsuit against Cigna for wrongfully denying the former Purdue employee’s disability claim.  The plaintiff had was a long time employee of…
  • May 31

    Schizophrenia as a Disabling Condition

    Schizophrenia as a Disabling Condition
    At the O’Ryan Law Firm, we have represented several clients who have become disabled due to the severe symptoms of Schizophrenia. According to the National Institute of Mental Health[1], schizophrenia is described as follows:…
  • May 18

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Be Disabling

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Be Disabling
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention[1], Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is described as follows: Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is a devastating and complex disorder. People with CFS have overwhelming fatigue and a…
Rank this Week: 461

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Stephen M. Ozcomert.

http://blog.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer.pro/
  • Jun 13

    Georgia Court Finds No Evidence of Negligence After Driver Strikes Pedestrian

    Georgia Court Finds No Evidence of Negligence After Driver Strikes Pedestrian
    Negligence can arise in a wide variety of situations, whether at home, on the road, or out in public. In all scenarios, however, certain fundamental elements of a negligence claim must be met. A plaintiff must establish that a defendant had a…
  • May 11

    Georgia Court Addresses Sufficiency of Service in Bus Accident Case

    Georgia Court Addresses Sufficiency of Service in Bus Accident Case
    As an initial phase in any case, plaintiffs must notify defendants that they are being sued in court. This is done by serving them with a copy of the complaint, through what is known as service of process. If service of process is not done…
  • Apr 12

    Court of Appeals of Georgia Finds Genuine Issues of Dispute in Truck Accident Case

    Court of Appeals of Georgia Finds Genuine Issues of Dispute in Truck Accident Case
    During the course of a lawsuit, there are many opportunities for litigants to attempt to end a case early, without proceeding to trial. A defendant may move to dismiss a case at the early stages, arguing that the plaintiff has not alleged any…
Rank this Week: 657

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jun 13

    Ocwen Filing Bad Foreclosure Lawsuits: Is Ocwen Servicing Your Mortgage?

    Ocwen Filing Bad Foreclosure Lawsuits: Is Ocwen Servicing Your Mortgage?
    Ocwen is being accused of overcharging borrowers and is being sued (again) by regulators. Based in West Palm Beach, Ocwen promotes itself as “one of the leading mortgage servicing companies in America.” That’s not an…
  • May 30

    New Florida Condo Law: Bad Condo Boards Face New Criminal Charge

    New Florida Condo Law: Bad Condo Boards Face New Criminal Charge
    In a bipartisan manner the Florida Legislature passed an important change in how condo boards and condominiums are to conduct themselves here in the Sunshine State.  This new legislation addresses some important issue for South…
  • May 16

    Florida Supreme Court Gives Final Word on Bartram and Foreclosure Refiling

    Florida Supreme Court Gives Final Word on Bartram and Foreclosure Refiling
    Last fall, we discussed the Florida Supreme Court’s decision in the Bartam case relating to foreclosure lawsuit deadlines Our article explains in detail the Supreme court’s opinion and it’s practical effect on foreclosures…
Rank this Week: 453

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jun 13

    Ireland’s Failing Abortion Law: Statutory Interpretation, Human Rights and the Detention of Pregnant Children.

    Ireland’s Failing Abortion Law: Statutory Interpretation, Human Rights and the Detention of Pregnant Children.
    Mairead Enright (@maireadenright) Yesterday, the Child Care Law Reporting Project published a summary of a District Court case from 2016. A  suicidal teenager’s GP referred her to a consultant psychiatrist. She was pregnant and did…
  • Jun 1

    RIA Conference on Human Rights and the Social Sciences, June 22nd.

    RIA Conference on Human Rights and the Social Sciences, June 22nd.
    The human rights movement has done a great deal of good in improving the lives of people around the globe, however, as evidenced by recent political upheavals, its embodiment as a contemporary ‘ethics of progress’ is increasingly…
  • May 30

    Asylum Seekers and the Right to Work: The Supreme Court Decision

    Asylum Seekers and the Right to Work: The Supreme Court Decision
    By virtue of section 9(4) of the Refugee Act 1996, asylum seekers are absolutely prohibited from seeking or entering employment in Ireland. This provision has now been replaced by section 16(3)(b) of the International Protection Act 2015.…
Rank this Week: 72

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 13

    Why Should I Pay For A Consultation With An Immigration Attorney?

    Why Should I Pay For A Consultation With An Immigration Attorney?
    Many potential clients who call our office ask this question:  Why do I need to pay for a consultation with your immigration attorney?  There are two easy answers to that question.  First you get what you pay for.  And…
  • May 26

    TPS For Haiti Has Been Extended For Six Months. I Have TPS. What Do I Do Now?

    TPS For Haiti Has Been Extended For Six Months. I Have TPS. What Do I Do Now?
    TPS for Haiti has been extended for 6 months. On May 22, 2017, DHS Secretary John Kelly announced that TPS for Haiti will be extended for another six months, until January 22, 2018.  That is good news for Haitian nationals with TPS and…
  • May 22

    Can I Be Denied Admission Into The U.S. If I Have A Valid Visa Or Enter On The Visa Waiver Program?

    Can I Be Denied Admission Into The U.S. If I Have A Valid Visa Or Enter On The Visa Waiver Program?
    Many non-U.S. citizens believe that they will be able to enter the United States without issue because they have a valid visa or are entering under the Visa Waiver Program.  Unfortunately, for some of those people, they will find out…
Rank this Week: 465

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
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Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 13

    Neglect From Cruise Lines a Big Reason Why Injured Passengers Contact Law Firm

    Neglect From Cruise Lines a Big Reason Why Injured Passengers Contact Law Firm
    It’s unfortunate, but neglect is one big reason why cruise ship passengers call cruise ship lawyers after an accident has occurred. We talk to passengers every single day who were hurt on a cruise vacation. They’d been injured in…
  • Jun 5

    Carnival Cruise Ship Injuries Make Life Difficult

    Carnival Cruise Ship Injuries Make Life Difficult
    Our firm was recently contacted by a passenger who had cruised with Carnival Cruise Lines. During an accident on the cruise ship, the passenger had a painful accident. Naturally, this ruined the remainder of the vacation. After arriving back…
  • Jun 1

    Passenger Accuses Carnival Cruise Line of Negligence After Fall

    Passenger Accuses Carnival Cruise Line of Negligence After Fall
    The following is a recap of a complaint we recently filed on behalf a client who was injured after falling on a Carnival Cruise Ship. While the following is a write-up from the Florida Record, the details of the complaint are public. Wet,…
Rank this Week: 831

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jun 13

    Summer

    Summer
    Blogging will be light--perhaps nonexistent--for the next several weeks. Enjoy summer!
  • Jun 12

    Goudkamp's Introduction to Tort Law Defence

    Goudkamp's Introduction to Tort Law Defence
    James Goudkamp has posted to SSRN the Introduction to his book Tort Law Defences. The abstract provides: The law of torts recognises many defences to liability. While some of these defences have been explored in detail, scant attention has…
  • Jun 9

    FL: Supreme Court Strikes Down Med Mal Cap

    FL: Supreme Court Strikes Down Med Mal Cap
    Yesterday, on equal protection grounds, a sharply divided Florida Supreme Court struck down a 2003 cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases: “We conclude that the caps on noneconomic damages … arbitrarily reduce damage…
Rank this Week: 364

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Jun 13

    TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
    I have made it a practice not to immediately blog about big Supreme Court cases. While there is a rush to be the first to publish, I have found that there is a significant difference in the value between immediate analysis and analysis after…
  • May 26

    Court May Consider Both Sides’ Conduct in Exceptional Case Analysi

    Court May Consider Both Sides’ Conduct in Exceptional Case Analysi
    Snap-On Inc. v. Robert Bosch LLC, No. 09 C 6914, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 28, 2016) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah denied defendants’ (collectively “Bosch”) 35 USC § 285 motion for attorney’s fees in this patent dispute…
  • May 24

    Filing Patents Does Not Create Jurisdiction Outside of the E.D. Virginia

    Filing Patents Does Not Create Jurisdiction Outside of the E.D. Virginia
    Torrent Pharma. Ltd. V. Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., No. 16 C 2988, 3956 & 4876, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jul. 25, 2016) (Pallmeyer, J.). Judge Pallmeyer granted declaratory judgment defendants’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b) motion to dismiss for lack…
Rank this Week: 442

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/
  • Jun 12

    Fatal Lakemoor Two-Car Collision

    Fatal Lakemoor Two-Car Collision
    There was a fatal accident Monday (June 12, 2017) on Route 120 in Lakemoor. The crash happened at Route 120 and Volo Village Road, and the Lakemoor Police Department were called to the accident scene at approximately 3:45 p.m. The crash…
  • Jun 10

    Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash In Waukegan

    Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash In Waukegan
    There was a fatal car accident Thursday night (June 8, 2017) in Waukegan.  A driver has been charged with DUI in connection with the accident. An excerpt regarding the crash, from the June 10, 2017 Chicago Sun-Times article titled…
  • Jun 8

    Seven People Injured During Grayslake Crash

    Seven People Injured During Grayslake Crash
    There was a “chain-reaction” crash Thursday afternoon (June 8, 2017) in Grayslake.  During the accident seven people were injured. An excerpt regarding the crash, from the Lake County News-Sun article of June 8, 2017 titled…
Rank this Week: 383