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DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Challenging the Breathalyzer in a California DUI Case

    Challenging the Breathalyzer in a California DUI Case
    The breathalyzer is the most commonly used method for testing the blood alcohol content of suspected drunk drivers in California. Yet, both myself and Lawrence Taylor have written on more than a few occasions about the inaccuracies of the…
  • Sep 14

    Are Marijuana Breathalyzers Here?

    Are Marijuana Breathalyzers Here?
    Law enforcement continues to be frustrated in trying to prove that a possibly impaired driver is under the influence of marijuana (so-called "stoned driving").   As recent posts on this blog have pointed out, the simple fact is that…
  • Sep 12

    Do “Dominion and Control” DUI Laws Incentivize Drunk Driving?

    Do “Dominion and Control” DUI Laws Incentivize Drunk Driving?
    Despite what some think, drunk driving doesn’t necessarily involve driving. In some states a person can actually be arrested, charged and convicted of drunk driving even when the person didn’t drive their vehicle. Such states have…
Rank this Week: 621

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Sep 20

    MLB Manager-Of-The-Year Predictions #FireFarrell

    MLB Manager-Of-The-Year Predictions #FireFarrell
    MLB lacks good stats on managers.  The best we have is XWL (expected wins-loss), which compares what each team’s win-loss record should be, based on runs scored, to its actual record.  A good manager exceeds XWL, a poor…
  • Sep 17

    17 Seconds #28

    17 Seconds #28
    The upside and downside of intellectual property. Yahoo!, once a leading tech company valued at $125 billion, was acquired by Verizon for $4.8 billion. The media’s coverage of the deal was not kind: * Verizon to End Yahoo Survival Fight…
  • Sep 12

    Red Sox Fire Manager John Farrell

    Red Sox Fire Manager John Farrell
    Controversial manager leaves a mixed legacy. [This article, written 09/12/16, is a parody. But it is also a prediction. No manager lasts forever. Farrell will eventually get fired. And when he does, the Red Sox front office will release a…
Rank this Week: 359

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Teenager in Critical Condition after Anaheim Hit-and-Run Crash

    Teenager in Critical Condition after Anaheim Hit-and-Run Crash
    A 15-year-old boy, identified as Ramiro Macias, was critically injured in a bicycle accident after he was struck by a minivan while riding his bike. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the teen was riding his bike near…
  • Sep 15

    Woman Killed in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

    Woman Killed in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash
    Police are looking for a motorist in connection with a hit-and-run accident in South Los Angeles that left a woman dead. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred early morning on September…
  • Sep 7

    Santa Ana Teen Killed in 57 Freeway Crash

    Santa Ana Teen Killed in 57 Freeway Crash
    Luis Torres, 15, a Santa Ana student, was killed in a car accident on the 57 Freeway early morning on September 4, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred on the freeway just north of the…
Rank this Week: 20

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration law and employment-based visa news. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Sep 20

    Department of State Accepting Applications for Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery

    Department of State Accepting Applications for Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery
    The U.S. Department of State has announced that applications for the upcoming Diversity Visa (DV-2018) Lottery will be accepted electronically between noon EDT, October 4, 2016, and noon EDT, November 7, 2016. The Diversity Immigrant Visa…
  • Sep 7

    New Form I-9 Update

    New Form I-9 Update
    The Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) has approved revisions to the Form I-9 to be released to the public within 90 days. The exact date of release has not been announced. The new form will include much-needed technology…
  • Aug 26

    Administration Welcomes Foreign Entrepreneurs with Proposed Rule

    Administration Welcomes Foreign Entrepreneurs with Proposed Rule
    The Department of Homeland Security has closed out the summer with an encouraging proposal designed to allow certain founders of start-up companies from abroad to come to the U.S. for an initial stay of up to two years to build their business…
Rank this Week: 979

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 166

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 657

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Sep 20

    Public companies see gold in California

    Public companies see gold in California
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, Sept. 20, 2016 The five biggest companies in the United States by market value are all technology companies — Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft — three of them…
  • Sep 20

    Death-penalty justice depends on where we live

    Death-penalty justice depends on where we live
    Franklin Zimring quoted by Bakersfield.com, Sept. 20, 2016 As University of California Berkeley law professor Franklin Zimring observes, the determining factor for seeking the death penalty is not homicide rates or demographics, but…
  • Sep 20

    Clawbacks often leave out the clawing

    Clawbacks often leave out the clawing
    Steven Davidoff Solomon quoted by Marketplace, Sept. 20, 2016 Since the financial crisis, said Davidoff Solomon, companies have added other reasons for clawing back money, “failure to supervise, bad faith, negligent in your…
Rank this Week: 522

Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

A law blog by Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship James Gathii

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 20

    The Bully in the Debate

    The Bully in the Debate
    People keep saying that Hilary will destroy Donald in debate. But I’m concerned. I’m bothered by the memory of one exchange between Bush and Gore in one of the presidential debates in 2000. When Gore confronted Bush with the math…
  • Sep 13

    Democracy and Compromise

    Democracy and Compromise
    Since Obama’s election, congressional Republicans and their Tea Party challengers made Obama’s defeat their overriding goal, and when they couldn’t do that, they did everything they could to make him seem like a total…
  • Sep 12

    Moyers on Plutocracy in America

    Moyers on Plutocracy in America
    Here’s a link to Bill Moyers, “Shadows of Plutocracy darken over our Democracy in this Election,” , http://www.juancole.com/2016/09/plutocracy-democracy-election.html. He puts, marvelously, the warning many of us…
Rank this Week: 506

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Sep 20

    Appellate judge Alex Kozinski addresses the dangers of unsettled science in the courtroom

    Appellate judge Alex Kozinski addresses the dangers of unsettled science in the courtroom
    Or, as the headline over Judge Kozinski’s opinion piece in today’s Wall Street Journal calls it, “voodoo science.” And what this justice on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (a federal appellate court)…
  • Sep 16

    Will appeals lawyers be replaced by computers?

    Will appeals lawyers be replaced by computers?
    Technology has been displacing low-wage and less-skilled workers for a long time. Is it time for white collar professionals – including lawyers – to fear they are next? At  The American Interest blog: “Venture…
  • Sep 7

    Second District Court of Appeal to implement TrueFiling e-filing system in late 2016

    Second District Court of Appeal to implement TrueFiling e-filing system in late 2016
    According to a notice I received today from the California Appellate Project: The clerk of the 2nd District Court of Appeal has asked us to inform the panel that True Filing will be available in this district beginning in November.  For…
Rank this Week: 249

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Roy M. Doppelt and Associates.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 65

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 736

LoTempio Law Blog

LoTempio Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks and copyright news. By Vincent G. LoTempio.

http://www.lotempiolaw.com/
  • Sep 20

    What Are Patent Trolls? – INFOGRAPHIC

    What Are Patent Trolls? – INFOGRAPHIC
    What Are Patent Trolls? Have you heard the term patent troll? While it is not exactly a household phrase, patent trolling is fast becoming a thorn in the side of small businesses that have good research and development departments, some…
  • Sep 14

    A Possible Method to Minimize the Cost of Patent Litigation

    A Possible Method to Minimize the Cost of Patent Litigation
    Patent litigation is often costly and time-consuming. However, the 2011 Leahy-Smith American Invents Act (“AIA”) offers a patent review system called inter partes review that could possibly reduce the cost of patent litigation.…
  • Aug 15

    What Exactly is a Patent Troll? What Should You Do if You Come Across One..

    What Exactly is a Patent Troll? What Should You Do if You Come Across One..
    What is a Patent Troll? A company or person that acquires large amounts of patents while having no desire to develop products. Instead of development, these entities file patent infringement lawsuits against parties who violate the…
Rank this Week: 581

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covering estate planning, elder law, special needs planning, and veteran's benefits in Virginia. By Hook Law Center.

http://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    Protecting Seniors From Isolation

    Protecting Seniors From Isolation
    Although we frequently think of seniors as living among family members or in a senior community or other shared housing arrangement, the likelihood of living alone rises as one ages, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Among women 65 to 74…
  • Sep 19

    My Loved One Just Died and I’m Named as Executor . . . Now What?

    My Loved One Just Died and I’m Named as Executor . . . Now What?
    Losing a loved one is difficult enough, but losing a loved one and being faced with the responsibility of serving as executor of his or her estate can be extremely overwhelming. If you find yourself in this situation, or if you know someone…
  • Sep 12

    New Changes Coming for Family-Owned Businesse

    New Changes Coming for Family-Owned Businesse
    The IRS has published proposed regulations concerning the valuation of family-owned businesses for estate and gift tax purposes that are potentially game changing. The sweep of these regulations is broad and encompasses both active family…
Rank this Week: 198

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

Covers law firm marketing, including advertising, blogging and sales.

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • Sep 20

    What's Out: Bogus Digital Marketing; What's In: Quality Content

    What's Out: Bogus Digital Marketing; What's In: Quality Content
    As published in: Find the sweet spot in legal marketing by writing timely, substantive content that satisfies search engines and human readers. We've been fascinated with artificial intelligence since we first heard Hal, the sentient…
  • Sep 6

    8 Ways That Successful Attorneys Get Clients Online

    8 Ways That Successful Attorneys Get Clients Online
    8 Ways that Successful Attorneys Get Clients Online Webinar, Wednesday, September 14th5 pm Eastern | 4 pm Central | 3 pm Mountain | 1 pm Pacific Who: Attorney and marketer Larry Bodine will show practical steps attorneys can take to…
  • Aug 28

    Why Are You Still Using Wordpress?

    Why Are You Still Using Wordpress?
    Some people don't care what kind of car they drive. That's why you see a lot of Fiat 500Ls, Chrysler 200s and Dodge Journeys on the road, even though Consumer Reports says they are the worst cars on the road today. Granted, they will get you…
Rank this Week: 602

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 20

    I’m On Campus and I Want Food!

    I’m On Campus and I Want Food!
    Now that you are a month into the semester, you might be looking for some new dining options. You’re studying hard, spending long hours on campus, the student organization kick-offs that provide free food are dwindling, and you may be…
  • Sep 14

    Event Management System: A New Way to Host Event

    Event Management System: A New Way to Host Event
    by Veselin Simonov If you are not a part of a student organization or club – then what are you waiting for?! The College of Law has over 25 different student organizations and one of them will surely catch your eye! From constitutional…
  • Sep 8

    Tips for Tackling Your First Semester of Law School

    Tips for Tackling Your First Semester of Law School
    By Colleen Hampton The first semester of the 2016-17 school year is underway and the building is buzzing with a special kind of caffeine-induced energy.  It’s the energy that comes with a fresh crop of 1L’s. Welcome to this…
Rank this Week: 495

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    NASI & USDOL: State of Workers' Compensation Forum Oct 5 2016

    NASI & USDOL: State of Workers' Compensation Forum Oct 5 2016
    The Department of Labor and the National Academy of Social Insurance invite you to the State Workers’ Compensation Forum featuring remarks from Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, William J. Arnone, CEO of the National Academy of Social…
  • Sep 20

    Workers' Compensation "Demise of the Grand Bargain" Seminar Papers Online

    Workers' Compensation "Demise of the Grand Bargain" Seminar Papers Online
    The 2016 workers' compensation "Grand Bargain" seminar sponsored by the Pound Civil Justice Institute has posted the draft seminar papers online in PDF format and are available for download. The 2016 Academic Symposium is entitled, "The…
  • Sep 17

    Senator Boxer Calls for Expedited TSCA Asbestos Evaluation

    Senator Boxer Calls for Expedited TSCA Asbestos Evaluation
    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, sent a letter today to Gina McCarthy, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging the Agency to move quickly to act on all…
Rank this Week: 112

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

Covers New York family law and divorce law. By Andrea Vacca.

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    2 Good Reasons to Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: Control & Flexibility

    2 Good Reasons to Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: Control & Flexibility
    {6:10 minutes to read} The is the first article in a series focused on Why Court Should Be the Last Resort For Your Divorce. If you’d like a copy of the infographic that tells you more, click here. Join me as we examine the myriad…
  • Sep 7

    More Reasons To Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: It’s All About the Future and Long Term Satisfaction

    More Reasons To Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: It’s All About the Future and Long Term Satisfaction
    “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson If you get into an argument with someone, does it do you any good to dwell on it for the rest of the day or the week…
  • Aug 16

    Being the Lawyer Clients Need—But Think They Do Not Want

    Being the Lawyer Clients Need—But Think They Do Not Want
    As a mediator and collaborative lawyer, I attract clients whose main priority is to come to an amicable agreement. What I want them to understand is that an amicable agreement does equal a vague agreement. We need to balance the desire for an…
Rank this Week: 507

Baltimore Medical Malpractice…

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Arfaa Law Group.

http://www.baltimoremedicalmalpracticelawyer.net/
  • Sep 20

    Colonoscopy Errors in Maryland

    Colonoscopy Errors in Maryland
    Colonoscopies are important procedures used to detect any issues with the colon. Colonoscopy errors can have serious consequences for the patient. If you or someone you know has been injured by a colonoscopy error, it might be…
  • Sep 14

    Drug Allergies and Medical Malpractice in Maryland

    Drug Allergies and Medical Malpractice in Maryland
    When you go to see a doctor or visit a hospital, you trust that the health care providers will be vigilant in keeping track of any allergies you have disclosed. If you or someone you know was harmed due to an allergic reaction caused…
  • Sep 7

    Sepsis Maryland Malpractice Case

    Sepsis Maryland Malpractice Case
    If you suffered from sepsis or blood poisoning during a hospital visit, you may be entitled to compensation for your harm. At Arfaa Law Group, our Baltimore medical malpractice attorneys have the knowledge, experience, and skill to examine…
Rank this Week: 690

On Lawyering

On Lawyering

Features news and commentary on the law and culture of lawyers. By Richard T. Cassidy.

http://onlawyering.com
  • Sep 20

    Mental Health Care Providers Have a Duty to Adequately Inform Caregivers About Dangerous Patient

    Mental Health Care Providers Have a Duty to Adequately Inform Caregivers About Dangerous Patient
    Do Hard Cases Make Bad Law? The idea that hard cases make bad law is often repeated,[1] but is not always correct. Law professors using the Socratic Method often change the facts of a hypothetical to flesh out the meaning and limitations of a…
  • Sep 6

    End of Summer Reflection

    End of Summer Reflection
    Labor Day has passed. And OnLawyering has inadvertently taken the whole summer off! I assure you that’s not because its principal has done the same. Just the opposite. For me it has been an outrageously busy and quite productive summer.…
  • May 27

    Judge Rules That That the Collateral Consequences of Conviction Justify the Release of a Drug Offender

    Judge Rules That That the Collateral Consequences of Conviction Justify the Release of a Drug Offender
    “Earth’s most impassable barriers – as Lincoln the lawyer knew, as Lincoln the writer knew – are often those formed not of walls and trenches, nor even of mountains and oceans, but of laws and words.”[1] Senior…
Rank this Week: 568

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    5 Potential MDLs To Watch This September

    5 Potential MDLs To Watch This September
    This year, several companies that provide widely familiar goods and services including Uber, Chrysler, Roundup, Johnson & Johnson... Read More The post 5 Potential MDLs To Watch This September appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Sep 20

    Pulmonary Embolus in the Hospital Setting – A Primer for Attorney

    Pulmonary Embolus in the Hospital Setting – A Primer for Attorney
    Pulmonary embolus is defined as a condition in which a foreign material travels to the lung blood vessels... Read More The post Pulmonary Embolus in the Hospital Setting – A Primer for Attorneys appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Sep 13

    5 Must-Ask Questions When Choosing a Product Liability Expert

    5 Must-Ask Questions When Choosing a Product Liability Expert
    In the world of product liability cause of actions, an expert witness can make or break the case.... Read More The post 5 Must-Ask Questions When Choosing a Product Liability Expert appeared first on The Expert Institute.
Rank this Week: 721

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/
  • Sep 20

    Which voting machines can be hacked through the Internet?

    Which voting machines can be hacked through the Internet?
    Over 9000 jurisdictions (counties and states) in the U.S. run elections with a variety of voting machines: optical scanners for paper ballots, and direct-recording “touchscreen” machines.  Which ones of them can be hacked to…
  • Sep 15

    Bitcoin’s history deserves to be better preserved

    Bitcoin’s history deserves to be better preserved
    Much of Bitcoin’s development has happened in the open in a transparent manner through the mailing list and the bitcoin-dev IRC channel. The third-party website BitcoinStats maintains logs of the bitcoin-dev IRC chats. [1] This resource…
  • Sep 14

    All the News That’s Fit to Change: Insights into a corpus of 2.5 million news headline

    All the News That’s Fit to Change: Insights into a corpus of 2.5 million news headline
    [Thanks to Joel Reidenberg for encouraging this deeper dive into news headlines!] There is no guarantee that a news headline you see online today will not change tomorrow, or even in the next hour, or will even be the same headlines your…
Rank this Week: 300

Energy & the Law

Energy & the Law

Covers energy policy, eminent domain, hydraulic fracturing, and royalty disputes. By Looper Reed & McGraw P.C.

http://www.energyandthelaw.com
  • Sep 20

    Back to the Bulgarian Bad Guy, So Say the Justice

    Back to the Bulgarian Bad Guy, So Say the Justice
    Posted by Charles Sartain My blogging sensei Cordell Parvin says the title should always inform the reader of the content. Mea culpa on this one; I couldn’t resist the alliterations. Some time back I reported on Carlton Energy…
  • Sep 13

    Assigning By “Stratigraphic Equivalent”? Be Careful

    Assigning By “Stratigraphic Equivalent”? Be Careful
    Posted by Charles Sartain How many of your mineral conveyances are described like this: … all of Sellers’ right, title and interest in and to (a) the oil, gas and other minerals in, to and under the lands … ONLY…
  • Aug 31

    Louisiana Partition Agreement: You Can’t Trade What You Don’t Own

    Louisiana Partition Agreement: You Can’t Trade What You Don’t Own
    Posted by Charles Sartain Square Mile Energy LLC v. Pommier considered this language in a Louisiana partition agreement: “N.B: Included in this transfer are any and all mineral rights, when available, to Roxanne and all surface…
Rank this Week: 986

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    A Brief Introduction to Florida TRIM Notice

    A Brief Introduction to Florida TRIM Notice
    If you’re a property owner in Florida, you should pay close attention to your TRIM (“Truth in Millage”) Notice. The notice is typically sent out in August and aims to forecast the value of your real estate property as of…
  • Sep 10

    What Could Go Wrong?: The Dangers of Purchasing a Home Without Legal Guidance

    What Could Go Wrong?: The Dangers of Purchasing a Home Without Legal Guidance
    Home ownership is a serious undertaking with a long list of potential perils. While many home buyers don’t think to involve a lawyer until after a deal is made, you actually run several risks when you purchase a home without legal…
  • Aug 20

    Refinancing With HARP Before Its Expiration

    Refinancing With HARP Before Its Expiration
    Many of Americans have what’s known as an “underwater” mortgage, which means they owe more on their mortgage than what their home is worth. If that’s the situation you’re in, the Home Affordable Refinance Program…
Rank this Week: 735

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    What if My WEAR and TEAR™ Injury is Related to a Pre-Existing Condition?

    What if My WEAR and TEAR™ Injury is Related to a Pre-Existing Condition?
    A common misconception related to workers’ compensation claims – particularly WEAR and TEAR™ types of claims – is that there can be no recovery if the worker has some sort of pre-existing condition. Most often, the…
  • Sep 14

    Does New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Cover Injuries Sustained in a Carpooling Auto Accident?

    Does New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Cover Injuries Sustained in a Carpooling Auto Accident?
    While the price of gasoline has fallen from previous, historically high levels, many of us are still mindful to save where we can. We watch how we drive. We combine errands and shopping trips. Some of us participate in a carpool when it comes…
  • Sep 9

    September 2016 – Asbestos Still a Killer

    September 2016 – Asbestos Still a Killer
    According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), any building constructed before 1981 is presumed to contain asbestos. How do you identify and prevent possible asbestos poisoning in your schools, workplace and home?…
Rank this Week: 666

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Sep 19

    Hillary Clinton is the Change Candidate

    Hillary Clinton is the Change Candidate
    From the New York Times to PBS, the media proclaims that Donald Trump is not stable, but he is the change candidate, and Hillary Clinton is not. In other words, she just stands for four more years of Obama. In one sense this is true. It will…
  • Sep 14

    The Movement for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice

    The Movement for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice
    Elizabeth Catlett, Black Unity (1968) At the blog of the African American Intellectual History Society, Clarence Lang explains why “[f]raming symbols and discourses—rendered in the form of images, platforms and demands—are…
  • Sep 13

    Alain Locke: Critical Pragmatist, Cultural Pluralist, and “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”

    Alain Locke: Critical Pragmatist, Cultural Pluralist, and “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”
    Painting by Betsy Graves Reyneau Today is the birthday of the philosopher, Alain Locke: “Alain LeRoy Locke (September 13, 1885 – June 9, 1954) was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. Distinguished as…
Rank this Week: 150

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Is a DUI a Criminal Offense?

    Is a DUI a Criminal Offense?
    In Maine, a DUI (driving under the influence, we call it operating under the influence or OUI) is a criminal offense. There are a few states (like New Jersey) where a DUI is a civil offense for which you're not going to be in prison for. But…
  • Sep 19

    What Happens When a Criminal Law is Too Vague to Understand?

    What Happens When a Criminal Law is Too Vague to Understand?
    Before a criminal law is made or modified, it goes through a long and supposedly arduous process in the Maine State Legislature that is meant to ensure that the end result is the best and most precise law that can possibly be made.…
  • Sep 16

    Privacy Should Not Require Secrecy: The Decline of the Third Party Doctrine?

    Privacy Should Not Require Secrecy: The Decline of the Third Party Doctrine?
    As our recent blog posts have made clear, the protections that the Fourth Amendment offers to American citizens has serious gaps in it, and perhaps the widest among these gaps is the third party doctrine. By allowing the government to obtain…
Rank this Week: 469

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Sep 19

    US Department of Transportation's Automated Driving Guidance

    US Department of Transportation's Automated Driving Guidance
    With today's announcement, the US Department of Transportation is enthusiastically embracing automated driving -- It's saying that self-driving vehicles are coming in some form (or many forms) and that the agency can play a role not only in…
  • Sep 9

    Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review

    Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review
    On August 30, 2016, the Patent Office issued U.S. Patent No. 9,430,468, titled; “Online peer review and method.” The owner of this patent is none other than Elsevier, the giant academic publisher. When it first applied for the…
  • Sep 6

    Michigan's Automated Driving Bill

    Michigan's Automated Driving Bill
    Michigan's Senate will soon consider, and I'm told will likely pass, several bills related to automated driving. SB 995, 996, 997, and 998 are now out of committee, and SB 927 and 928 are not far behind. These bills seem to be a mixed bag.…
Rank this Week: 856

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Man Killed in Fullerton Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Fullerton Motorcycle Accident
    Cassidy Korenaga, 24, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Fullerton the evening of September 14, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred at the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue…
  • Sep 12

    Sixteen Injured in Los Angeles Metrolink Train Accident

    Sixteen Injured in Los Angeles Metrolink Train Accident
    At least 16 people were injured in a Metrolink train accident in Los Angeles when a commuter train carrying 187 passengers struck a box truck According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the collision occurred the morning of September…
  • Sep 7

    Caltrans Worker Killed in Acton Truck Accident

    Caltrans Worker Killed in Acton Truck Accident
    Jorge Lopez, a 57-year-old electrician with Caltrans was struck and killed in a freeway accident in Acton the morning of September 1, 2016. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, Lopez was standing outside his vehicle on State Route 14…
Rank this Week: 32

Afro-IP

Afro-IP

Covers African intellectual property news and views.

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Zambia's New Traditional Knowldege, Genetic Resources and Expressions of Folklore Act.

    Zambia's New Traditional Knowldege, Genetic Resources and Expressions of Folklore Act.
    A Zambian citenge depicting a village scene.(This is the one Little Leo has with her far from home,so this is the one that gets pictured.)Little Leo promised you a look at Zambia’s new TK, GR and EOF bill, so here we go.  Quite…
  • Sep 18

    Anything you can think of can be 3D printed. But what about intellectual property?

    Anything you can think of can be 3D printed. But what about intellectual property?
    SLA 3D Printer used by Rabbit Whatever object you can think of, as long as it’s not giant-sized, can be 3D printed these days. NASA is sending 3D printers onboard spacecraft, to print spare parts if and when they’re needed. Nike…
  • Sep 17

    Zambia Welcomes Two New IP Treatie

    Zambia Welcomes Two New IP Treatie
    What better to do during cold season than sit huddled inside signing IP bills into law?  At least that seems to be the case for usually-quiet Zed with the introduction of two new IP laws this past June.  The Industrial Designs Act…
Rank this Week: 980

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 19

    What Can Change in a Family Law Case?

    What Can Change in a Family Law Case?
    When people first file a family law case, such as a paternity action, a legal separation, or a divorce, it can be quite overwhelming and understandably so. For some parties, the court process can be intimidating, but please know that…
  • Sep 12

    FAQs About Child Custody

    FAQs About Child Custody
    When parents decide that it’s time to end their marriage, one of their greatest concerns is child custody, especially when they predict child custody to be a point of contention with their spouse. If you are contemplating divorce…
  • Sep 6

    Claery & Green, LLP Supports Scholarships in 2016!

    Claery & Green, LLP Supports Scholarships in 2016!
    At Claery & Green, LLP, we are proud to say that 2016 has been a very good year for our community efforts. This year, we continued our philanthropic pursuit to even higher levels than we possibly could have imagined. So far, we have…
Rank this Week: 532

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    The Fix Was in for DUI Case

    The Fix Was in for DUI Case
    The only surefire way to avoid a conviction on DUI in Los Angeles is not to get behind the wheel after you’ve been drinking or using drugs. But if you’ve made an error in judgment, and the police arrest you on a DUI charge, your…
  • Sep 14

    Minnesota Releases Study Of DUI Driver

    Minnesota Releases Study Of DUI Driver
    Police officers may have the best chance of stopping DUIs in Los Angeles and other areas when they understand who is at the greatest risk of driving under the influence and when and where such incidents are most likely to occur.…
  • Sep 12

    DUI: Dangerous On Land and Sea

    DUI: Dangerous On Land and Sea
    As a rule, DUIs in Los Angeles involve motor vehicles moving on interstates, highways and local roads—in other words, on dry land. But with the ocean close by, some law enforcement officers in Los Angeles County also have to deal with…
Rank this Week: 757

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 190

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Sep 19

    The Road to Divorce: Relationship Red Flags That Can Lead to Separation

    The Road to Divorce: Relationship Red Flags That Can Lead to Separation
    No one likes to think about the possibility of an impending divorce, especially after spending months or years investing time and energy into a relationship. It is not uncommon for one spouse to feel blindsided by the news that their partner…
  • Sep 12

    Division of Asset Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

    Division of Asset Obstacles and How to Overcome Them
    Regardless of how much or how little you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse own, the division of assets in the divorce process can significantly impact your financial standing after your marriage is over. Whether you need to look out for your…
  • Sep 5

    How Will Your Divorce Affect Your Taxes?

    How Will Your Divorce Affect Your Taxes?
    Divorce can be overwhelming on its own, but adding the possible tax implications of divorce to the mix can definitely contribute to the stress of the process. You and your spouse have already decided to split. Your lifestyle, future, and any…
Rank this Week: 691

The Jersey Lawyer

The Jersey Lawyer

Covers New Jersey law on personal injury, business litigation, and criminal defense. By Nace Naumoski.

http://yournjlawyer.com
  • Sep 19

    Interactive Map – All of New Jersey’s 2015 Fatal Accident

    Interactive Map – All of New Jersey’s 2015 Fatal Accident
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released their final data for 2015 and the numbers are alarming. According to their report, 35, 092 people were killed in…
  • Sep 19

    Interactive Map – All of New Jersey’s 2015 Fatal Accident

    Interactive Map – All of New Jersey’s 2015 Fatal Accident
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released their final data for 2015 and the numbers are alarming. According to their report, 35, 092 people were killed in…
  • Aug 12

    WARNING FOR PARENTS: 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Driver

    WARNING FOR PARENTS: 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Driver
    New Jersey Accident Lawyers Editor’s Note: If you are driving right now, thank you for clicking on our article but please put off reading it until later. While it might further illustrate our message, we wouldn’t want…
Rank this Week: 785

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident
    Panic can do strange things to people. The flight-or-fight response is built into our physiological makeup, and when the unexpected happens, it can lead to behavior that would probably never occur under less stressful circumstances. This may…
  • Sep 9

    Criminal Trial Timeline

    Criminal Trial Timeline
    No two criminal trials are ever exactly alike. Despite differences in the details, though, each will advance through seven distinct and predetermined stages. If you are currently involved in similar circumstances, here are the phases that you…
  • Aug 25

    Entrapment – Everything You Need to Know

    Entrapment – Everything You Need to Know
    When it comes to catching a criminal in the act, the lengths to which law enforcement may legally go might surprise you. Everyone is familiar with undercover cops and so-called decoys, but how far can governmental forces legitimately go…
Rank this Week: 987

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Sep 19

    Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Think Before You Delete

    Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Think Before You Delete
    We have all heard the warning, “Be careful of what you post on the Internet!” However, all of us find ourselves in a situation where we wish we had been more cautious and could take back what we posted on social media. Typically…
  • Sep 6

    Blumenthal v Brewer: What Can Go Wrong If Couples Do Not Marry

    Blumenthal v Brewer: What Can Go Wrong If Couples Do Not Marry
    Women and men who do not marry each other, even in decades-long relationships, have no right to maintenance (formerly called alimony) if the relationship ends.  These unmarried women and men also have no right to their former…
  • Aug 24

    New Study Finds Seasonal Increases in Divorce

    New Study Finds Seasonal Increases in Divorce
    The transition from the summer to fall season usually brings to mind students returning to school, the kickoff of the football matchups and the leaves changing colors.  A recent study conducted by sociologists at the University of…
Rank this Week: 330

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
  • Sep 19

    8-Year Legal Battle Yields Millions for Women Who Were Fired Over Pregnancie

    8-Year Legal Battle Yields Millions for Women Who Were Fired Over Pregnancie
    8-Year Legal Battle Yields Millions for Women Who Were Fired Over Pregnancies Boss attempted to discourage women from having babies Even though women have been in the workforce for decades, there are still some employers who believe that…
  • Sep 12

    Case Against Chipotle Highlights Wage Theft Issue

    Case Against Chipotle Highlights Wage Theft Issue
    Case Against Chipotle Highlights Wage Theft Issues Employees claim that they were forced to work off-the-clock It’s time to clock out, but that doesn’t mean you can go home. That’s the message thousands of current and…
  • Sep 6

    Are You Eligible for Protection Under the ADA? 3 Questions to Consider

    Are You Eligible for Protection Under the ADA? 3 Questions to Consider
    Are You Eligible for Protection Under the ADA? 3 Questions to Consider What employees need to know about coverage under the Americans with Disabilities Act Do you have a physical or mental impairment that is affecting your ability to do…
Rank this Week: 523

Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

Covers qui tam litigation, compliance measures and contractor fraud. By Finch McCranie, LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 642

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Sep 19

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old
    Recently, 19-year-old Brendan Baia, a former student at Central Michigan University, was accused of ‘sexting’ with a 12-year-old girl. According to reports, Baia and the girl had been exchanging messages and photos via their cell…
  • Sep 9

    Alleged Sexual Assault at MSU Over Labor Day Weekend Under Investigation

    Alleged Sexual Assault at MSU Over Labor Day Weekend Under Investigation
    Early Sunday morning over the long Labor Day holiday weekend it was reported that a sexual assault had occurred in McDonel Hall on the MSU (Michigan State University) campus. According to MSU police, the incident took place between 10:30…
  • Sep 2

    Hartland Resort Park Ranger Pleads No Contest to 2009 Sexual Assault of Teen, Sentenced to Four Months in Jail

    Hartland Resort Park Ranger Pleads No Contest to 2009 Sexual Assault of Teen, Sentenced to Four Months in Jail
    In late July, 36-year-old Christopher Craig Bennett pleaded no contest to seduction in the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at Waldenwoods resort in Hartland in 2009. Bennett was a park ranger at the resort at the time, although…
Rank this Week: 557

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Where are your children?

    Where are your children?
    Picture it.  You're unconscious laying in bed.  Dead to the world, you are dreaming of pink clouds and unicorns.  Well, I don't dream about pink clouds and unicorns, but you might. Anyway, around 2AM you get a knock on the door…
  • Sep 12

    They must think we're REALLY stupid

    They must think we're REALLY stupid
    Has anyone out in blogging land ever read the bible?  Not to get into specifics but I remember every time the Bible talked about LEPROSY, everyone stopped what they were doing and started throwing rocks at the infected person.…
  • Sep 5

    Word of the Month for September 2016: Burglary

    Word of the Month for September 2016: Burglary
    This world gets weirder and weirder all the time. Today, for instance, I got a post in my local online group about a guy (not the owner) who broke into a persons house and then, because he was cold, started a fire in the fire place.…
Rank this Week: 900

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    New Law Permits Police to Use Body Scanners to Search You When Arrested

    New Law Permits Police to Use Body Scanners to Search You When Arrested
    The Fourth Amendment protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. This protection requires law enforcement to seek a warrant or to have probable cause in order to search you or your property. However, a new California law allows…
  • Sep 16

    New More Liberal California Supreme Court Could Protect Your Right

    New More Liberal California Supreme Court Could Protect Your Right
    In the criminal justice system, there is almost always a way for you to get a second chance. If you are convicted of a crime, you may be able to appeal your conviction. If your appeal fails, you may be able to appeal to a higher court. If you…
  • Sep 14

    California Will Require Registration of All 3D-Printed Gun

    California Will Require Registration of All 3D-Printed Gun
    California is taking a big step toward combating the growing 3D-printed gun market. 3D printing has rapidly gained in popularity over the last few years. People have used the technology to create anything from small model guns to working…
Rank this Week: 151

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Sep 19

    2d Cir: Brown v Winfrey re OWN YOUR POWER

    2d Cir: Brown v Winfrey re OWN YOUR POWER
    Blogged previously here and here. Plaintiff fails to establish protectability of OWN YOUR POWER, and likelihood of confusion arising from Oprah’s use on magazine cover and other usages.
  • Sep 14

    SDNY: LVL XIII v LV re Metal toe plate

    SDNY: LVL XIII v LV re Metal toe plate
    107 page decision by Engelmeyer, J. Plaintiff targets its LVL XIII (Level 13) sneaker at the luxury ($500) market. The sneaker has a metal toe plate with LVL XIII engraved on it: Plaintiff’s sneaker got some traction: a few celebrities…
  • Sep 13

    Patchogue’s LIVE AFTER FIVE v Farmingdale’s LIVE AT FIVE

    Patchogue’s LIVE AFTER FIVE v Farmingdale’s LIVE AT FIVE
    Patchogue is about thirty minutes from Farmingdale on Long Island. Patchogue’s festivals are ALIVE AFTER FIVE and Farmingdale’s festivals are ALIVE AT FIVE.
Rank this Week: 258

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Covers news about and opinions issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the sixth Circuit with an emphasis on business cases. By Squire Sanders.

http://www.sixthcircuitappellateblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    SIXTH CIRCUIT REVERSES PUNITIVE AWARD IN FCRA CASE

    SIXTH CIRCUIT REVERSES PUNITIVE AWARD IN FCRA CASE
    In Smith v. LexisNexis Screening Solutions, Inc., the Sixth Circuit reversed a $150,000 punitive award in a suit under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The case arose when LexisNexis was conducting a criminal background check for a potential…
  • Sep 14

    Standing and Data Breach Suits in the Sixth Circuit

    Standing and Data Breach Suits in the Sixth Circuit
    A divided panel of the Sixth Circuit recently overturned a district court’s dismissal of claims against Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company involving the theft of data, as hackers breached Nationwide’s computer network to steal…
  • Sep 7

    Car Dealership That Sets Terms of Credit Must Comply With Equal Credit Opportunity Act

    Car Dealership That Sets Terms of Credit Must Comply With Equal Credit Opportunity Act
    Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”), creditors who deny credit or change the terms of credit arrangements must notify applicants of the specific reasons why.  At issue in the Sixth Circuit’s recent decision…
Rank this Week: 990

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Lucy Kellaway is correct.

    Lucy Kellaway is correct.
    In today's Financial Times piece:If one employee offends against a bank’s vision and values, it is [his or her] fault. If 5,300 do, it is the bank’s. Wells Fargo has proved that its culture is a hopeless safeguard to anything. The…
  • Sep 14

    Urban Meyer is one of my heroes.

    Urban Meyer is one of my heroes.
    And here's why.
  • Aug 10

    Stephen Fry and depression---a great read.

    Stephen Fry and depression---a great read.
    Here.  For those of us who have lived through depression, it's hard to explain to those who haven't.  Thanks to folks like Stephen Fry, the Bloggess, and Hyperbole and a Half, it's possible to get an inkling of this particular…
Rank this Week: 873

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Dividing Pension Plans In A Divorce

    Dividing Pension Plans In A Divorce
    Similar to the rest of your property and assets, your retirement plan requires proper division post a legal separation or divorce. Although you are entitled to reaping the benefits of your retirement plan only when you actually retire from…
  • Sep 18

    When Parents Of Special Needs Children Divorce

    When Parents Of Special Needs Children Divorce
    With millions of American couples filing for a legal separation or divorce every year, the number of children losing their happy families has been on a constant rise in the recent times. It is a no-brainer, that it is the children who are…
  • Sep 13

    Child Custody for Self-Employed Father

    Child Custody for Self-Employed Father
    Self employed fathers, more often than not, have to face difficulties in obtaining child custody and visitation rights. It is the same in California also. Unlike salaried fathers, self employed fathers do not have regular hours of work. The…
Rank this Week: 664