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Buffalo NY Attorneys Blog

Buffalo NY Attorneys Blog

Covers New York elder law, estate law, and real estate legal issues. By Robert Friedman.

http://www.wny-lawyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 11

    What Does The Court Consider When Deciding To Issue A Hardship License?

    What Does The Court Consider When Deciding To Issue A Hardship License?
    A Buffalo driver who is arrested for DWI and took a breath test will, in almost all cases, have his or her driver’s license suspended at the first court appearance. While the defendant is eligible for a conditional license after thirty…
  • Sep 11

    When Is It Legal To Stop Someone At A DWI Checkpoint?

    When Is It Legal To Stop Someone At A DWI Checkpoint?
    Both the U.S. Supreme Court and the New York Court of Appeals – the highest court in the state – both determined many years ago that the use of checkpoints or roadblocks by the police to randomly screen drivers is not necessarily…
  • Sep 11

    What Are The Penalties For Circumvention Of An Interlock Device?

    What Are The Penalties For Circumvention Of An Interlock Device?
    A Buffalo DWI defendant who is required to use an ignition interlock device and attempts to damage it or avoid its use is subject to serious criminal penalties. Circumvention of an Interlock Device is a Class A Misdemeanor, which is a crime…
Rank this Week: 773

Wealth Law Blog

Wealth Law Blog

Covers building, protecting and distributing wealth. By Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP.

http://samuelslaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 11

    The Art is Not in Making Money, But In Keeping It

    The Art is Not in Making Money, But In Keeping It
    Earlier this week I received an interesting email from Allen Trust with a short Wall Street Journal article and video. It is a vivid illustration of how quickly finances can run amok when there is no plan for protection and preservation…
  • Aug 21

    SYK Attorneys to Teach Lewis & Clark Law School Seminar

    SYK Attorneys to Teach Lewis & Clark Law School Seminar
    SYK Partner Eric Wieland and Associate Valerie Sasaki are teaching a seminar to Lewis & Clark Law School students this spring.  The seminar seeks to apply the knowledge acquired in prerequisite courses (Income Tax I, Estate and Gift…
  • Aug 18

    Victoria Blachly’s Work with VoteERA.org Featured in Business Journal

    Victoria Blachly’s Work with VoteERA.org Featured in Business Journal
    In May, SYK partner Victoria Blachly was appointed to the Board of Advisors for VoteERA.org, which seeks to add an Oregon Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) that provides express equality and protects women against sex discrimination. …
Rank this Week: 788

Law Links | Health Links

Law Links | Health Links

Connecting legal, health and marketing resources with a New England focus.

http://lawlinkshealthlinks.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 11

    Granite State Title Services Expand

    Granite State Title Services Expand
    CONCORD, NH — Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A., announces expansion of its title services company Granite State Title Services and the naming of Tenley Callaghan as managing director. Granite State Title Services provides title and closing…
  • Sep 9

    Christopher Maley Named Best Lawyers® Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year” for Burlington, Vermont

    Christopher Maley Named Best Lawyers® Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year” for Burlington, Vermont
    Trial attorney Christopher J. Maley has been selected by Best Lawyers® as the 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Burlington, Vermont. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review…
  • Sep 4

    Robert Higgins Named 2015 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Med Mal in Boston

    Robert Higgins Named 2015 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Med Mal in Boston
    Attorney Robert M. Higgins has been named by Best Lawyers® as the 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs. Higgins is a partner with Lubin & Meyer PC, Boston, and has been selected for inclusion in…
Rank this Week: 968

Southern California Injury Law…

Southern California Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, dog bites, injuries, insurance disputes, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents and wills and trusts. By Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie.

http://www.californiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    Should Student Injured in Newport Beach Accident Get Education Re-Do?

    Should Student Injured in Newport Beach Accident Get Education Re-Do?
    Newport Harbor High School logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)In 2011, a Newport Beach accident involving a drunk driver left Crystal Morales, then a senior at Newport Harbor High School, in a coma with a traumatic brain injury. When she returned…
  • Sep 5

    Six Get Food Poisoning at Newport Beach Restaurant

    Six Get Food Poisoning at Newport Beach Restaurant
    Shigella boydii (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Six people experienced the symptoms of food poisoning after eating at Newport Beach restaurant True Food Kitchen, reported the Orange County Register. After eating at the Fashion Island restaurant,…
  • Aug 29

    Bike Riding to Become Safer in Santa Ana

    Bike Riding to Become Safer in Santa Ana
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Bike riding and walking is about to become safer in Santa Ana. California has awarded the city $3 million in grant funds to add new bicycle lanes and upgrade traffic signals, reported the Orange County Register. Along…
Rank this Week: 355

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Sep 11

    Lawmakers push for legislation to protect pregnant worker

    Lawmakers push for legislation to protect pregnant worker
    Photo by Tetra Images/Brand X Pictures via Getty Images.WASHINGTON — More than 120 members of Congress urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to recognize that pregnant workers are entitled to reasonable accommodations such as light duty,…
  • Sep 6

    Texas housing bias suit may make it to Supreme Court

    Texas housing bias suit may make it to Supreme Court
    WASHINGTON — It’s not easy to prevent the Supreme Court from deciding an issue once the justices have agreed to hear a case. But over the past two years, civil rights advocates have managed to do just that by coaxing settlements…
  • Jul 22

    Will conflicting federal health care law rulings head to the Supreme Court?

    Will conflicting federal health care law rulings head to the Supreme Court?
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhat Are the Effects and Requirements for Employers Under Health Reform? How do marketplace health care plans differ from others? At enrollment deadline, affordability may be real test of…
Rank this Week: 837

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Sep 11

    The Panama map puzzle

    The Panama map puzzle
    I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De mercatura decisiones, et tractatus varii et di rebus ad eam…
  • Sep 11

    Disappearing Cases on PACER (and how to find them)

    Disappearing Cases on PACER (and how to find them)
    In preparing to implement the “next generation of the judiciary’s Case Management / Electronic Case Files System”, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently eliminated access to closed cases from four U.S. Courts…
  • Sep 10

    Stata & Statistics Training in Style: The November CELS workshop at Berkeley Law School

    Stata & Statistics Training in Style: The November CELS workshop at Berkeley Law School
    The 9th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies will be held at Boalt Hall in Berkeley, California on November 7-8, 2014. As in the past, CELS will showcase emerging studies and datasets and diverse research methodologies.
Rank this Week: 585

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Sep 11

    The Panama map puzzle

    The Panama map puzzle
    I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De mercatura decisiones, et tractatus varii et di rebus ad eam…
  • Sep 5

    2015 Yale Law Library Rare Book Fellowship

    2015 Yale Law Library Rare Book Fellowship
    Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Yale Law Library Rare  Book Fellowship. Here are the details. FIXED DURATION POSITION: 6 months from date of hire; non-renewable EXPECTED START DATE: Jan/Feb 2015 (flexible start date)
  • Sep 2

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"
    “The Common Law Epitomiz’d: Anthony Taussig’s Law Books” is the latest exhibit from the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book collection. It showcases the Law Library’s acquisitions from the greatest private…
Rank this Week: 269

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 11

    Reverse Barometers and the Call for Perpetual War

    Reverse Barometers and the Call for Perpetual War
    General Custer to officer:  Anything that man tells me will be a lie.  Therefore, he will be perfect reverse barometer. . . .Custer to Jack Crabb:  What should I do, mule skinner? . . . . Should I go down there, or…
  • Sep 5

    The Pros and Cons of Voting for Hillary Clinton (A Work in Progress)

    The Pros and Cons of Voting for Hillary Clinton (A Work in Progress)
    There are essentially two reasons to vote for Hillary Clinton if she chooses to run for President and secures the nomination of the Democratic Party.  Both are hugely important.  First, a Republican President would be…
  • Aug 16

    A Green Ribbon Wouldn't Have Saved Robin William

    A Green Ribbon Wouldn't Have Saved Robin William
    Guest post by Heidi Pie AronsonBreast cancer used to be a shameful secret. Now everybody knows what a pink ribbon stands for. It’s less well-known that green ribbons signify depression awareness, along with Lyme Disease and pedestrian…
Rank this Week: 422

Litigation Consulting Report

Litigation Consulting Report

Covers trial presentation theory, trial graphics designs, trial technician recommendations and jury research methodologies. By A2L Consulting.

http://www.a2lc.com/blog/
  • Sep 11

    Practice is a Crucial Piece of the Storytelling Puzzle

    Practice is a Crucial Piece of the Storytelling Puzzle
      by Ryan H. Flax, Esq.Managing Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting This article is the last in a series of six articles about storytelling and trial preparation. Parts 1-5 are linked at the bottom of this article. What is a…
  • Sep 11

    Practice is a Cruicial Piece of the Storytelling Puzzle

    Practice is a Cruicial Piece of the Storytelling Puzzle
      by Ryan H. Flax, Esq.Managing Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting This article is the last in a series of six articles about storytelling and trial preparation. Parts 1-5 are linked at the bottom of this article. What is a…
  • Sep 8

    Why Trial Graphics are an Essential Persuasion Tool for Litigator

    Why Trial Graphics are an Essential Persuasion Tool for Litigator
      by Ryan H. Flax, Esq.Managing Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting As I pointed out in my last post, the oral telling of a story must be accompanied by visuals if it is to be fully effective. Studies show that most (reportedly…
Rank this Week: 898

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    19-Year-Old Man Accused of Raping 5-Year-Old Girl in Inverne

    19-Year-Old Man Accused of Raping 5-Year-Old Girl in Inverne
    A 19-year-old man with a self-described meth problem was arrested Monday and charged with raping a 5-year-old girl. The child is apparently the daughter of a woman with whom he is acquainted. Investigators claim the man, who is described as a…
  • Sep 9

    Clermont Drug Bust Results in Charges Against 74 Suspected Dealer

    Clermont Drug Bust Results in Charges Against 74 Suspected Dealer
    A ring of 74 suspected drug dealers allegedly infiltrating Lake County with cocaine, heroin and prescription pills have been charged with various drug-related charges. These arrests come after a four-month undercover investigation where the…
  • Sep 8

    Hernando Man Accused of Luring Teen Girl to Hotel for Sex

    Hernando Man Accused of Luring Teen Girl to Hotel for Sex
    Deputies allege that a San Antonio man arranged to meet what he thought was a 13-year-old girl at a Brooksville hotel for sex. The 61-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on charges of attempted lewd and lascivious behavior, traveling to…
Rank this Week: 834

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 479

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Covers divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, equitable property distribution, father's rights, mother's rights, family law, and laws on divorce. By James Gross.

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Sep 11

    Husband Jailed for Hiding Assets in Divorce

    Husband Jailed for Hiding Assets in Divorce
    Promising that his wife would not get anything from him in his divorce, including child support, Steven K. Zinnel, 50, of California, filed bankruptcy in 2005.  He also asked the FBI to investigate his wife. That backfired when…
  • Sep 9

    Honey Maid Ad Targets Blended Familie

    Honey Maid Ad Targets Blended Familie
    Honey Maid, which makes those delicious graham-crackers is celebrating families that have been reconfigured by divorce. The company’s new advertising campaign is intended to send a message that: “Just because a family has broken…
  • Aug 28

    Divorce Selfie

    Divorce Selfie
    Chris Gayomali reports that, shortly after their divorce, Keith Hinson and Michelle Knight of Florida took a picture of themselves, smiling and holding their divorce decree outside the courtroom. They posted it to Instagram with the caption,…
Rank this Week: 879

DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
  • Sep 11

    Workers’ Compensation Cost Containment for the North Carolina Employer: Effectively Asserting the Misrepresentation Defense

    Workers’ Compensation Cost Containment for the North Carolina Employer: Effectively Asserting the Misrepresentation Defense
    On June 24, 2011, then-Governor Beverly Purdue signed H 709——"Protecting and Putting North Carolina Back to Work Act" into law. As part of this Legislative Reform, North Carolina Employers now have an additional defense…
  • Sep 3

    Court Holds FedEx Drivers are Employees, Not Independent Contractor

    Court Holds FedEx Drivers are Employees, Not Independent Contractor
    “When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck.”  -- Indiana poet James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916) 1. Background The United States Court of Appeals…
  • Sep 2

    Lawyers Get Old Also

    Lawyers Get Old Also
    I had a very talented law partner who retired at age 64 to take an appointment by the Governor for a six-year term on the Public Service Commission.  He works just as hard as always, but for less money in government service.  When I…
Rank this Week: 865

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
  • Sep 11

    The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care

    The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care
    The thought of providing primary care to fill the physician void in unserved areas is exciting indeed. However, at the same time I feel some trepidation over how to define this role that I am planning to assume. Learning the scope of advanced…
  • Jul 24

    Cost-Benefit of Medical Technology and Medical Tourism

    Cost-Benefit of Medical Technology and Medical Tourism
    Innovative technology seeks to help human beings accomplish a task or reach a goal with greater speed, accuracy and at lower cost thereby improving the quality of life. Of course such innovation causes disruption in existing markets because…
  • Apr 7

    The Obamacare Effect in 2014: Medicare Caps on Wound Care Reimbursement

    The Obamacare Effect in 2014: Medicare Caps on Wound Care Reimbursement
    The new reimbursement practices from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is dealing a devastating financial blow to conventional treatment providers for non-healing chronic wounds. The U.S. government is currently paying…
Rank this Week: 86

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 703

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Sep 11

    When is a Summons and Complaint "Unclaimed" Under Tennessee Law?

    When is a Summons and Complaint "Unclaimed" Under Tennessee Law?
    The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion dealing with a circumstance when service of process was designed “unclaimed” by the U.S. Postal Service. In Goodman v. Ocunmola, No. E2014-00045-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App.…
  • Sep 10

    Tennessee Tort Buffet

    Tennessee Tort Buffet
    The  recent Tennessee Court of Appeals opinion n Davis v. Covenant Presbyterian Church discussed a host of issues. What is Required to Properly Allege Vicarious Liability? The Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of vicarious liability…
  • Sep 8

    What Happens After A Default Judgment is Entered in Tennessee?

    What Happens After A Default Judgment is Entered in Tennessee?
    When a party pleads a prima facie cause of action and obtains a default judgment on liability, a damages inquiry should necessarily follow, and during the damages determination the trial court should not reconsider liability issues. In…
Rank this Week: 215

Oral Arguments

Oral Arguments

From the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

http://www.ca8.uscourts.gov
Rank this Week: 262

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Sep 11

    Barocas and Selbst on Big Data's Disparate Impact

    Barocas and Selbst on Big Data's Disparate Impact
    Solon Barocas and Andrew D. Selbst have posted "Big Data's Disparate Impact," which focues on the relationship between big data mining and Title VII. Here's the abstract: Big Data promises to replace faulty intuitions with facts,…
  • Sep 10

    Disability and the Law Writing Competition

    Disability and the Law Writing Competition
    My TJSL colleague Susan Bisom-Rapp would like to share the following about a new writing competition: Thomas Jefferson School of law is pleased to announce the inaugural Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition. Made…
  • Sep 9

    Does Compelling Unions to Represent Non-Members Violate the Takings Clause?

    Does Compelling Unions to Represent Non-Members Violate the Takings Clause?
    Catherine Fisk has argued that Harris v. Quinn, taken to its logical conclusion, means that the duty of fair representation violates the free speech rights of unions by compelling them to represent non-members. Does it also violate the…
Rank this Week: 128

New Media & Technology Law Blog

New Media & Technology Law Blog

Covers intellectual property, data security, online marketing and online commerce. By Proskauer.

http://newmedialaw.proskauer.com
  • Sep 11

    Website Marketing Statements: The Achilles’Heel to CDA Protection?

    Website Marketing Statements: The Achilles’Heel to CDA Protection?
    It’s no secret that local directory/consumer review websites are popular among consumers looking for recommendations before dining out, hiring a contractor, or even picking a dentist or day spa. Yelp reported around 138 million monthly…
  • Sep 8

    Browsewrap Agreement Held Unenforceable Against Consumer Due to Insufficient Notice

    Browsewrap Agreement Held Unenforceable Against Consumer Due to Insufficient Notice
    Many commercial websites rely on “browsewrap” agreements to bind visitors to commercial terms. A recent decision by the Ninth Circuit suggests that a review of how those terms are presented may be in order to ensure…
  • Jul 23

    Proposed “Bitlicense” Regulations Published to the New York Register

    Proposed “Bitlicense” Regulations Published to the New York Register
    Today’s New York State Register includes a Notice of Proposed Rule Making from the New York State Department of Financial Services (the “NYSDFS”) regarding the regulation of virtual currency (“Regulation of the Conduct…
Rank this Week: 716

Michael Markarian: Animals &…

Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics

Covers elections, ballot measures, and legislation. By the Human Society.

http://hslf.typepad.com/political_animal/
  • Sep 11

    Deer at the County Fair? Missouri Vote Keeps the Wild in Wildlife

    Deer at the County Fair? Missouri Vote Keeps the Wild in Wildlife
    Why would lawmakers put the hunting and livestock economy at risk so a few people can claim a trophy with an easy kill of a tame animal? It’s just common sense that deer should be treated as wildlife, not…
  • Sep 5

    100 Years of Solitude: Extinction Story Calls for Action Today

    100 Years of Solitude: Extinction Story Calls for Action Today
    The plight of the passenger pigeon is a reminder 100 years later that we must redouble our efforts to protect imperiled species, and do all that we can to crack down on the commercial killing of wild…
  • Sep 2

    Rescued Primates Need Immigration Reform Too

    Rescued Primates Need Immigration Reform Too
    The Humane Care for Primates Act would give the nonprofit sanctuary sector the opportunity to rescue primates in need and provide them the humane care they would not otherwise receive. And it wouldn't cost the government a…
Rank this Week: 567

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 11

    Cooling Hot-Button School-Related Co-Parenting Issue

    Cooling Hot-Button School-Related Co-Parenting Issue
    As the calendar turns to September and football season begins anew, children all over the country have returned to school. For them, the carefree days of summer give way to the structured rigors of academic pursuits. But their parents may…
  • Sep 10

    When Are State Crimes Aggravated Felonies for Deportation?

    When Are State Crimes Aggravated Felonies for Deportation?
    The words “aggravated felony” can be overwhelming to see if you are in removal (deportation) proceedings. Aggravated felony is an immigration term used to reference a particular type of state or federal crime. Although the word…
  • Sep 4

    New Mental Health Docket in Prince William County

    New Mental Health Docket in Prince William County
    The relationship between mental health and the commission of crime has garnered major headlines in the last several years. High profile horrors such as the shootings at Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook revealed that the perpetrators of these…
Rank this Week: 194

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Sep 11

    Retired Flint Police Sgt. Faces Numerous Sexual Assault Charge

    Retired Flint Police Sgt. Faces Numerous Sexual Assault Charge
    On Friday, September 5, retired Flint Police Sgt. Lawrence Woods was arraigned on 16 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Since that time, two more individuals have come forward with similar allegations, according to a news article…
  • Sep 8

    Kent City Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Girl

    Kent City Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Girl
    In late July, a 38-year-old Kent City man was charged with first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 9-year-old girl, according to a news article at Mlive.com. David Harold Fricke waived his…
  • Sep 4

    Fairfield Student Allegedly Sexually Assaulted After Home is Broken Into

    Fairfield Student Allegedly Sexually Assaulted After Home is Broken Into
    On Monday, September 1, a female student at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield was allegedly sexually assaulted after a man broke into her home on Berkeley Road, according to news reports at the Connecticut Post. The woman, who lives with…
Rank this Week: 874

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Sep 11

    #The3Llife: Reach Out

    #The3Llife: Reach Out
    GUEST BLOG By Shaun Sanders, 3L at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law One of the things that puzzles me most about being a 3L is how relatively rare it is to be hit up by 1L’s for help/notes. I have never been…
  • Sep 9

    #The2Llife: Smarter vs. Harder

    #The2Llife: Smarter vs. Harder
    GUEST BLOG By Harrison Thorne 2L at UCLA School of Law Smarter vs. Harder, Efficiency, and Having a Life. During my first year—especially my first semester—I thought working around the clock was a prerequisite to doing well in law…
  • Sep 8

    #The1Llife: Getting to Know Your Classmate

    #The1Llife: Getting to Know Your Classmate
    GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy As week two is coming to an end, I’ve begun to realize the importance of building relationships at school. Yes, everyone is there for the purpose becoming a lawyer (duh),…
Rank this Week: 899

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 280

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    NFL Star Caught on Video Committing Domestic Battery; Implications Under Florida Law

    NFL Star Caught on Video Committing Domestic Battery; Implications Under Florida Law
    NFL star running back, Ray Rice, has been all over headlines lately after a video surfaced that shows Rice punching his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, in the face... knocking her out cold. TMZ.com first posted the full video on September 8,...
  • Sep 8

    Facebook Posts Lead to Criminal Charge

    Facebook Posts Lead to Criminal Charge
    A criminal defense attorney's worst enemy is a confession, whether in writing or one that is video taped. As a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer, I've had my share of clients confess to crimes, even after they had been warned and...
  • Aug 27

    Million Dollar Marijuana Operation Discovered in Countryside Home

    Million Dollar Marijuana Operation Discovered in Countryside Home
    A Tennessee power company's investigation into a neighborhood's power shortage issues led to a large drug bust in the Tennessee countryside. Beneath the average looking countryside home was a million dollar "pot cave". Marijuana was…
Rank this Week: 706

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Congressional Hearings on ProQuest Congressional

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Congressional Hearings on ProQuest Congressional
    ProQuest Congressional is Jenkins' go-to source for U.S. legislative materials, including Hearings, House and Senate Documents, House and Senate Reports, and more. Hearings are meetings of the House, Senate, or a committee to discuss proposed…
  • Aug 28

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline
    The Model Penal Code was adopted by the American Law Institute in 1962 and officially printed with Explanatory Notes in 1985. The Code is a compilation of model laws regarding the definition of crimes, treatment and correction, and the…
  • Aug 21

    LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey Now Available

    LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey Now Available
    We recently added LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey to our collection! Topics include civil discovery, criminal procedure, insurance litigation, pretrial practice, probate and estate administration, and more. Search the Jenkins'…
Rank this Week: 518

Federal Securities Law Blog

Federal Securities Law Blog

FedSecLaw.com is devoted to highlighting current issues in securities laws, discussing the ramifications of those issues for today’s businesses, and providing bottom-line takeaways for busy owners, managers, and executives. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.fedseclaw.com/
  • Sep 11

    Late Form 4s aren’t just embarrassing anymore

    Late Form 4s aren’t just embarrassing anymore
    By Jack J. Gravelle Yesterday, the SEC announced penalties totaling approximately $2.6 million against directors, officers, beneficial owners and issuers for failure to promptly report information about holdings and transactions in company…
  • Sep 9

    U.S. Commerce Department acknowledges that conflict minerals are too hard to track

    U.S. Commerce Department acknowledges that conflict minerals are too hard to track
    By Robert J. Tannous According to a Wall Street Journal article reported by Emily Chasen, Senior Editor at The Wall Street Journal‘s CFO Journal, on Sept. 5, 2014, the U.S. Commerce Department acknowledged “it cannot determine…
  • Sep 8

    Porter Wright launches Antitrust Law Source

    Porter Wright launches Antitrust Law Source
    By Robert J. Tannous We wanted to take a moment to announce our newest endeavor, Antitrust Law Source. Antitrust Law Source is a new site designed for visitors to quickly and easily learn about developments in this growing arena. The site…
Rank this Week: 421

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    "Hot Coffee" Documentary Details How Tort Reform Movement Gathered Steam

    "Hot Coffee" Documentary Details How Tort Reform Movement Gathered Steam
    Almost certainly, you have heard of the 1990s case involving the woman who was awarded millions of dollars after spilling takeout coffee in her lap. The case was upheld as an example of how absurd our justice system had become, how…
  • Sep 5

    Adams v. Laboratory Corp. of America - When Laboratories Fail to Properly Diagnose

    Adams v. Laboratory Corp. of America - When Laboratories Fail to Properly Diagnose
    Medical malpractice comes in many forms, one of the most common of which is failure to diagnose. Sometimes, this is a failure on the physician's part. He or she did not follow acceptable standards of care when making or attempting to make a…
  • Sep 1

    Carl v. Muskegon County: On §1983 Claims for Civil Rights Violation

    Carl v. Muskegon County: On §1983 Claims for Civil Rights Violation
    Carl v. Muskegon County is an appeal filed in the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. This case involved a plaintiff who suffered a psychotic break while working as a home healthcare provider. He allegedly urinated on one…
Rank this Week: 522

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 827

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    Outgoing DA seeks dismissal of harassment, defamation lawsuit

    Outgoing DA seeks dismissal of harassment, defamation lawsuit
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”   A North Carolina District Attorney has moved to dismiss claims of…
  • Sep 9

    Catholic teacher who says she was fired for in-vitro treatments may have her day in court

    Catholic teacher who says she was fired for in-vitro treatments may have her day in court
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can my employer fire me because I filed a workers’ compensation claim?”   A sex-discrimination lawsuit brought by a…
  • Sep 4

    Road rage incidents mean legal trouble for aggressive driver

    Road rage incidents mean legal trouble for aggressive driver
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What if the accident was my fault?”   Few working Americans can escape the drudgery of commuting to and from work. Fewer…
Rank this Week: 900

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 11

    Thursday thingie

    Thursday thingie
    Iraqi instrument of accessionFrom ISIS to IP.  Never mind the war, the hard-pressed government of Iraq has taken a little time out from its fight for survival against the impending ISIS-proclaimed caliphate which is swelling up within…
  • Sep 11

    BREAKING NEWS: CJEU says that libraries may digitise books and make them available at e-reading points, and that licences do not prevent exception

    BREAKING NEWS: CJEU says that libraries may digitise books and make them available at e-reading points, and that licences do not prevent exception
    Another copyright-ful day at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)! This morning the Court issued its decision in Case C-117/13 Technische Universität Darmstadt v Eugen Ulmer KG [not yet available -- press release…
  • Sep 10

    You can't keep a Deadmau5 down: Ferrari roars but Nissan purr

    You can't keep a Deadmau5 down: Ferrari roars but Nissan purr
    Every true celebrity, in every walk of life, has his or her own way of attracting attention. Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, Jose Mourinho, Kylie Minogue, Usein Bolt, Vladimir Putin -- this Kat is stopping here since, the more he thinks about…
Rank this Week: 136

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Sep 11

    On Repealing the 8th Amendment. #repealthe8th

    On Repealing the 8th Amendment. #repealthe8th
    Our regular contributor Mairead Enright spoke at the recent ‘Repeal the 8th’ conference in Dublin last Saturday. A video of her presentation is below. You can find other videos of the day (by Paula Geraghty) here. To join Lawyers…
  • Sep 10

    “Let us Play”: Support Children in Direct Provision

    “Let us Play”: Support Children in Direct Provision
    The Children’s Rights Alliance are currently fundraising to fund football equipment, club registration fees and football gear for kids in the direct provision system. You can make a donation to this fundraising event here. The…
  • Sep 9

    The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project begins next month!

    The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project begins next month!
    Details of the first workshop in the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments project have been published here. See www.feministjudging.ie or follow @irishfjp for further updates.
Rank this Week: 65

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    The post appeared first on…

    The post appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
  • Sep 9

    Import Products to the US and Florida

    Import Products to the US and Florida
    If you are interested in or currently importing products to the United States, then it is important to ensure that you are abiding by US Customs laws. As trade between countries increases and the world becomes more globalized, there are…
  • Sep 4

    Opening a Restaurant in Florida to Expand in the US

    Opening a Restaurant in Florida to Expand in the US
    South Florida has become a gateway to the US market for many foreign companies, especially in the food business. Many companies are starting their business in this market and using it as a stepping stone to expand throughout the United…
Rank this Week: 905

Redeye VC

Redeye VC

Offers a view of startup ecosystem. By Josh Kopelman.

http://redeye.firstround.com/
  • Sep 10

    This Is How You Get People to Trust Your Product

    This Is How You Get People to Trust Your Product
    Most new tech companies simply would not work without consumer trust. People wouldn’t get into an Uber, list their home on Airbnb, or even buy shoes on Zappos if they didn’t trust those companies to deliver a high quality, secure…
  • Sep 2

    Annual Planning is Killing Your Growth – Try This Plan Instead

    Annual Planning is Killing Your Growth – Try This Plan Instead
    By the time Dave Brussin co-founded Monetate in 2008, he had experience running three other companies. One of his biggest lessons: Things change fast. Even faster than you might think. At the same time, in order to grow, you need to be able…
  • Sep 1

    Employee Onboarding at Startups Is Broken – Here’s How to Fix It

    Employee Onboarding at Startups Is Broken – Here’s How to Fix It
    You’re greeted at the pearly gates to heaven by St. Peter who asks where you’d like to spend eternity. “Well, heaven of course!” you say. Peter replies: “You have to check out hell just to see what you think…
Rank this Week: 659

Patent Prospector

Patent Prospector

Offers an open forum for patent practitioners. Sponsored by Patent Hawk.

http://www.patenthawk.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Unobtrusive Manner

    Unobtrusive Manner
    invigorated standard of indefiniteness inaugurated by the Supreme Court in Nautilus v. Biosig. In an unobtrusive manner, the appeals court affirmed invalidity under 35 U.S.C. § 112(b), based upon claiming "an unobtrusive manner." …
  • Sep 7

    Abstraction Transaction

    Abstraction Transaction
    In buySAFE v. Google (CAFC 2013-1575), a CAFC panel furthers the Supreme Court rulings of Bilski and Alice in finding that software which effects "a contractual relationship" or "commercial transactions" are not patent-eligible subject…
  • Aug 27

    Not Bingo

    Not Bingo
    Planet Bingo got patents for a computer managing a game of bingo, starting with parent 6,398,646. It assertion against VKGS lasted only until summary judgment, where all claims were found patent ineligible under § 101. Like Alice and…
Rank this Week: 117

California Trust, Estate & Probate…

California Trust, Estate & Probate Litigation

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills. By Albertson & Davidson LLP.

http://www.californiatrustestateandprobatelitigation.com
  • Sep 10

    How to Use a Financial Elder Abuse Claim in Your California Trust or Will Contest

    How to Use a Financial Elder Abuse Claim in Your California Trust or Will Contest
    When you bring a Will or Trust contest the facts you use to overturn an unfair Will or Trust may also apply to support a Financial Elder Abuse claim.  It is important to know how to use a Financial Elder Abuse claim properly. For our…
  • Sep 5

    California Trustees Must Provide Beneficiaries and Heirs with Copies of Trusts, Last Wills, and Amendment

    California Trustees Must Provide Beneficiaries and Heirs with Copies of Trusts, Last Wills, and Amendment
    I get calls every week from California Trust, Last Will, and Estate beneficiaries complaining that they can’t get their brother or sister, who is the Trustee and Executor of their parents’ estate plan, to provide true copies of…
  • Sep 4

    Can Your Ex-Spouse Inherit Your Property in California?

    Can Your Ex-Spouse Inherit Your Property in California?
    Under California law ex-spouses are entitled to receive your life insurance benefits if you fail to change your beneficiary form after dissolution of your marriage.  But there are other assets where an ex-spouses rights are automatically…
Rank this Week: 858

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Sep 10

    Cellphone Tracking: Not the Exact Science Feds Claim; Recent Case Prove

    Cellphone Tracking: Not the Exact Science Feds Claim; Recent Case Prove
    In late 2009, the FBI formed a special unit dedicated to assisting in their investigations of crime utilizing the tracking and analysis of cellphone use. This agency, the Cellular Analysis and Survey Team (C.A.S.T.) has had many successes…
  • Sep 8

    Utah Man Arrested on Warrant for Animal Cruelty

    Utah Man Arrested on Warrant for Animal Cruelty
    On Friday, September 5, a Salt Lake City man was arrested on a warrant for animal cruelty after allegedly slamming a dog repeatedly to the ground. The injuries to the animal were severe enough that its leg was almost amputated. Signs of a…
  • Sep 3

    The “Collateral Damage” of a Conviction; Expungement Steps in Utah

    The “Collateral Damage” of a Conviction; Expungement Steps in Utah
    When it comes to being convicted of a crime, most people are aware of the damages it can inflict in the immediate: the cost of fines, restitution or time in prison. What many don’t consider are the “collateral damage” or…
Rank this Week: 918

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 778

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury law. By Law Offices of John J. Malm, P.C.

http://www.chicago-injury-lawyer.org/
Rank this Week: 365

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    California Baseball Star, Everth Cabrera, Arrested for Marijuana DUI

    California Baseball Star, Everth Cabrera, Arrested for Marijuana DUI
    Only a few days ago, San Diego Padres’ shortstop, Everth Cabrera, was arrested in eastern San Diego County. The charge: driving under the influence of marijuana. If you or a love one faces similar charges, Cabrera’s story might be…
  • Sep 10

    3 “Don’ts” After Your Los Angeles DUI

    3 “Don’ts” After Your Los Angeles DUI
    Perhaps police stopped you for DUI in Los Angeles at Wilshire and Rodeo, right after you closed a sweet deal with an international advertising client. Or maybe police arrested you at a checkpoint and hit you with your second DUI in 10 months.…
  • Sep 8

    What’s the Appropriate Punishment for 5 Los Angeles DUI Convictions in Less Than a Year?

    What’s the Appropriate Punishment for 5 Los Angeles DUI Convictions in Less Than a Year?
    If you’ve received a Los Angeles DUI, take note of the following cautionary tale. Even though it took place thousands of miles away, it contains important lessons for defendants and their familes. In 2011, a driver named Joseph Lawless,…
Rank this Week: 993

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Sep 10

    Yeah, that’ll do it. Revisiting incivility.

    Yeah, that’ll do it. Revisiting incivility.
    I was thinking of incivility again. Maybe, it was prompted by reading Kathleen Geier’s out-of-both sides of her mouth musings about Joan Rivers. On the one hand, Geier thought Rivers “was pretty great” but on the other,…
  • Aug 14

    No expectations as Arizona Bar’s role and governance under review.

    No expectations as Arizona Bar’s role and governance under review.
    Suspending for a heartbeat my natural skepticism when it comes to Arizona’s legal establishment, especially its ‘friendly state bar,’ the following announcement might be good news. But I’m not holding my breath. By…
  • Jul 29

    The first rule of lawyering.

    The first rule of lawyering.
    Some time ago, I posted about client and case selection and how important that was, particularly during an economic downturn. Well now that things have supposedly picked up and are coming up rose petals, client selection remains as important…
Rank this Week: 531

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.missouriinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    Vehicle Crosses Centerline

    Vehicle Crosses Centerline
    "We base these posts on information retrieved from on-line crash reports and other media. By posting this information we are in no way attempting to contact any of the people mentioned in the respective posts. We post only public information…
  • Aug 28

    Vehicle Was Hit Head On Causing Serious Injurie

    Vehicle Was Hit Head On Causing Serious Injurie
    "We base these posts on information retrieved from on-line crash reports and other media. By posting this information we are in no way attempting to contact any of the people mentioned in the respective posts. We post only public information…
  • Aug 26

    Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle with attached Tractor and Trailer

    Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle with attached Tractor and Trailer
    "We base these posts on information retrieved from on-line crash reports and other media. By posting this information we are in no way attempting to contact any of the people mentioned in the respective posts. We post only public information…
Rank this Week: 393

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    Eliminating Criminal History Questions From Job Application

    Eliminating Criminal History Questions From Job Application
    In California, current law prohibits both public and private employers from asking an applicant to disclose any information concerning an arrest or detention that did not result in a conviction. Further, as of July 1, 2014, all state and…
  • Aug 29

    Marijuana Plants Found Growing in Orange County California

    Marijuana Plants Found Growing in Orange County California
    A grove of marijuana plants was found a few weeks ago by Orange County Parks Personnel, which they believe had been growing for quite some time. The grove was discovered very close to a “really nice residential area”, which is…
  • May 19

    Expunging And Sealing Your Criminal Record May Soon Become A Law

    Expunging And Sealing Your Criminal Record May Soon Become A Law
    St. Paul, Minn has a new bill that may someday make it's way to California. It is called the criminal records expungement bill. The bill will allow those convicted of misdemeanors and some low-level felonies, to get their criminal records…
Rank this Week: 672

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Sep 10

    Ray Rice and When Couples Get Violent: Felony Charges in Dating and Marriage

    Ray Rice and When Couples Get Violent: Felony Charges in Dating and Marriage
    Things exploded on the web this week when TMZ.com published a video caught by a hotel elevator cam of NFL star Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens punching his fiance (now his wife) Janay Palmer so hard that she fell unconscious to the floor of…
  • Sep 3

    Texas Police Can Get Your Phone Records From Phone Company Without a Warrant: Ford v. State

    Texas Police Can Get Your Phone Records From Phone Company Without a Warrant: Ford v. State
    This week, there’s lots of concern about cell phone security and phone privacy rights. Why? Thousands of celebrity nude photos have been posted online by a hacker for all to see (with the promise of more to come). Now the FBI has begun…
  • Aug 27

    Marijuana Tourism and Texas: The Lesson of Jacob Lavoro

    Marijuana Tourism and Texas: The Lesson of Jacob Lavoro
    As marijuana product lines flourish and recreational marijuana is legalized in nearby Colorado, what does it mean to Dallas? Serious charges in you’re caught with pot in any form: Texas law has not changed. Today, nineteen year old…
Rank this Week: 757

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Sep 10

    Condo Buyers Left High and Dry: $14.9 Million in Deposits Missing

    Condo Buyers Left High and Dry: $14.9 Million in Deposits Missing
    How is it possible that purchasers of a condo unit in a building could be left unprotected and lose all their deposits? This is a question that many people are asking after hearing about the recent news of the lawyer for a condo developer who…
  • Sep 9

    Confirming the Validity of Proxie

    Confirming the Validity of Proxie
    Many owners who do not attend condominium owners meetings use proxies to vote for the election of directors and other matters. The use of proxies is particularly prevalent in condominiums where a large number of owners are not…
  • Sep 4

    Have a Story about Living in a Condo? Omnifilm Could be Looking for You!

    Have a Story about Living in a Condo? Omnifilm Could be Looking for You!
    I was recently contacted by a Vancouver production company and am passing this information on to our condoreporter.com readers. Omnifilm Entertainment wants to hear from Canadians who have stories to share concerning issues between neighbours…
Rank this Week: 544