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Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    Gifts Void Against Public Policy: McCorkill Estate

    Gifts Void Against Public Policy: McCorkill Estate
    The usual rule in Canada is that a will-maker may leave wealth to whom he or she chooses. This is subject to claims of a spouse or children under various wills variation or dependent relief legislation, which varies from province to province,…
  • Aug 15

    Mediation

    Mediation
    I spend a great deal of my time writing about decided-estate-litigation-court cases. Yet, in my experience the vast majority of disputes are settled through negotiation, and increasingly through mediation. I attend far more mediations than…
  • Jul 25

    World War I Probate

    World War I Probate
    Kimberly Wallis gave me a copy of a grant of probate from the United Kingdom dated October 28th, 1914. The process for obtaining a grant of probate appears to have been very efficient in those days, as the deceased had died just 23 days…
Rank this Week: 464

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Aug 23

    How to Commit Tax Fraud 101

    How to Commit Tax Fraud 101
    The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting (FCIR) has an article spotlighting tax return fraud. That in itself isn’t surprising given that Florida is the hotbed for this crime. What is depressing is how easy it is to commit the…
  • Aug 23

    Former Oklahoma State Senator Embezzled $1.2 Million & Committed Tax Fraud

    Former Oklahoma State Senator Embezzled $1.2 Million & Committed Tax Fraud
    Ricky Brinkley used to be a State Senator in Oklahoma; he represented Tulsa and nearby areas. He resigned last week and then pleaded guilty to five counts of wire fraud and one count of subscribing to a false tax return. Over a ten-plus year…
  • Aug 17

    IRS Data Breach Impacted 334,000, Not 100,000 as IRS First Said

    IRS Data Breach Impacted 334,000, Not 100,000 as IRS First Said
    The IRS announced today that the data breach impacting the online version of the “Get Transcript” application impacted approximately 334,000 taxpayers, not the 104,000 the agency had first said. The IRS will offer free credit…
Rank this Week: 613

Dissenting Justice

Dissenting Justice

Provides commentary on law, politics and justice. By Professor Darren Hutchinson.

http://dissentingjustice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    Cop Swindles Elderly Dementia Victim of $2 Million; Department Does Nothing to Stop It

    Cop Swindles Elderly Dementia Victim of $2 Million; Department Does Nothing to Stop It
    In a rather disturbing case of police misconduct, Aaron Goodwin, a Portsmouth, New Hampshire police officer, took advantage of a 91-year-old woman with dementia. She had called 911 for some reason,... To view the rest of this article, please…
  • Jul 9

    What the Reaction to Bill Cosby Reveals About Society's Construction of Men Who Rape

    What the Reaction to Bill Cosby Reveals About Society's Construction of Men Who Rape
    I have not said much on Cosby and the numerous rape allegations against him. I think the last time I mentioned him was after Beverly Johnson came made her accusation. I found it powerful and, given... To view the rest of this article, please…
  • Nov 21

    FACTS: President Obama's Immigration Policies Are Absolutely LEGAL.

    FACTS: President Obama's Immigration Policies Are Absolutely LEGAL.
    Mainstream and rightwing media have done an atrocious job discussing the legal issues implicated by President Obama's immigration policy. While rightwingers clearly believe the president's policies... To view the rest of this article, please…
Rank this Week: 312

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

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

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 256

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Aug 23

    Round and round we go...Gravesend Cyclopark 10k

    Round and round we go...Gravesend Cyclopark 10k
    It has been a while since I have posted a blog, so for those of you interested in my running a report here on the Gravesend Cyclopark 10k which I ran on the 7th of August. This event is organised by Nice Work on behalf of Gravesend Road…
  • Jul 27

    Changing the intranets conversation

    Changing the intranets conversation
    Changing of the guardAn article on the CMS Wire website that has garnered much attention from the intranet community on Twitter and other sites is an article called "Changing the Intranets Conversation"In the article, the author begins by…
  • Jul 25

    Running a virtual race...or two...

    Running a virtual race...or two...
    POW Virtual Runner 10k medalFor those of you who following my running on Runkeeper or Strava (probably not many) you may have noticed that I've been running a few "virtual" races recently. These aren't races where you sit on your sofa with a…
Rank this Week: 947

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    Iowa Dietary Supplement Firm Shuts Down Under Consent Decree

    Iowa Dietary Supplement Firm Shuts Down Under Consent Decree
    U.S. District Judge Edward J. McManus for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Iowa Select Herbs LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of drugs and dietary…
  • Aug 23

    FDA: CBD oil not a dietary supplement

    FDA: CBD oil not a dietary supplement
    A warning letter went to a seller of CBD Oil: This is to advise you that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reviewed your website at the Internet address https://www.hempoilcare.com[1] in November 2014 and has determined…
  • Jul 31

    Akttive High Performance Fat Burner Gold capsules recalled

    Akttive High Performance Fat Burner Gold capsules recalled
    783 bottles of Akttive High Performance Fat Burner Gold capsules weight loss supplements have been recalled. The product contains Sibutramine, desmethylsibutramine and Phenolphthalein. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was…
Rank this Week: 664

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 815

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 22

    Bingo

    Bingo
    “If you think privacy is unimportant for you because you have nothing to hide, you might as well say free speech is unimportant for you because you have nothing useful to say.” (source) I have seen this attributed to Edward…
  • Aug 21

    Beyond Trumperdome

    Beyond Trumperdome
    This kind of talk, from a WashPo piece quoting supporters at yesterday’s rally, is what powers the Trump machine: Cheryl Burns, 60, was on a road trip from California when she heard that Trump would be in Alabama. She turned ……
  • Aug 19

    Cynic.al Indeed

    Cynic.al Indeed
    The new Ashley Madison Hack lookup tool is at https://ashley.cynic.al/. As the site notes, just because an email is in there doesn’t prove the person who uses it signed up. But I would find it at least suggestive once we ……
Rank this Week: 12

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Australians loved using Ashley Madison

    Australians loved using Ashley Madison
    Recent figures from Reuters, folllowing the Ashley Madison data dump, show an extraordinary number of Australians used the website, presumably to have affairs. The numbers are simply astounding, and Aussies took to Ashley Madison with gusto-…
  • Aug 16

    Divorce filing fees stay down- for now at least

    Divorce filing fees stay down- for now at least
    "Those magnificent men in their flying machines, they go up tiddly up up, they go down tiddly down down.": Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying MachinesA great quote to describe the  way that family law filing fees have been going.…
  • Aug 2

    Defending a Hague Convention case

    Defending a Hague Convention case
    Of all the cases that are the hardest to defend, and therefore the one to make sure is handled the most carefully, is a Hague case. They are not to be trifled with.Hague cases are technically demanding, and it is essential to get the detail…
Rank this Week: 594

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia

    Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia
    Although comparative constitutional law has steadily grown as a field, it still remains narrow in its geographical focus. South Asia, in particular, is an region that has been neglected. In 2013, Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, Arun K.…
  • Aug 16

    [Day 10 -- Final Day of Arguments] Constitution Bench Reference in Union of India v. Sriharan

    [Day 10 -- Final Day of Arguments] Constitution Bench Reference in Union of India v. Sriharan
    (The author of this post was present in court for the last day of arguments on 12.8.2015 but prefers this to be an anonymous post. This post concludes our coverage of the arguments in this case and I do hope that many of you found it useful.…
  • Aug 15

    Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review, Vol. 28(1)

    Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review, Vol. 28(1)
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the National Law School of India Review]The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue- Volume 28(1).  The most recent issue of…
Rank this Week: 56

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 22

    Read On! Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law

    Read On! Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law
    Simone Hutter, Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law, Brill / Nijhoff 2015 The media’s fondness for images of cracked earth and withered crops gives…
  • Aug 22

    Introducing Simone Hutter

    Introducing Simone Hutter
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Simone Hutter as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Simone is a legal analyst who supports ECOFACT’s environmental and social due diligence team with her expertise in human rights. Prior to…
  • Aug 18

    Visit from LL.M. alumnus sheds light on in-court Congolese child-rights project

    Visit from LL.M. alumnus sheds light on in-court Congolese child-rights project
    A favorite aspect of my new position is becoming acquainted with Georgia Law’s vast global community. Yesterday was a special treat: We at the law school’s Dean Rusk International Law Center received a visit from an alum who is…
Rank this Week: 49

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 467

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.institutionalinvestorsecuritiesblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Citigroup Global Markets to Pay $15M Penalty to the SEC for Surveillance and Compliance Failure

    Citigroup Global Markets to Pay $15M Penalty to the SEC for Surveillance and Compliance Failure
    The Securities and Exchange Commission said that Citigroup Global Markets (C) will pay a $15M penalty to settle charges that it did not enforce procedures and policies that would stop and identify securities transactions potentially involving…
  • Aug 20

    FINRA Probes Broker Pay for Conflicts of Interest

    FINRA Probes Broker Pay for Conflicts of Interest
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has sent a targeted exam letter seeking to examine possible conflicts of interest in the way firms pay brokers. About a dozen brokerage firms received the letter, which the regulator said is aimed…
  • Aug 18

    Citigroup Affiliates to Pay $180M To Resolve Hedge Fund Fraud Charge

    Citigroup Affiliates to Pay $180M To Resolve Hedge Fund Fraud Charge
    Citigroup Global Markets Inc. (CGMI) and Citigroup Alternative Investments LLC (CAI) have consented to pay close to $180M to resolve Securities and Exchange Commission charges accusing them of bilking about 4,000 investors in the Falcon fund…
Rank this Week: 496

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Aug 21

    Beware Recent Identity Theft Scam by Debt Collector

    Beware Recent Identity Theft Scam by Debt Collector
    Please be careful when providing personal information to people who call you. Recently we have had an increased number of calls from people saying they have received phone calls from someone who claims to be a debt collection company. This…
  • Jul 27

    The BEST Debt Collection Defense Attorney

    The BEST Debt Collection Defense Attorney
    Client:  DB Client Review: I was served a court summons for a debt collection from CACH LLC, that had been hugely inflated. After doing some research and reading nothing but great and positive reviews, I decided to give Mr. Taras…
  • Jul 3

    A Miracle Worker. Simply the Best!

    A Miracle Worker. Simply the Best!
    Client:  Ade Client Review: Let me start by saying: if you have a debt collection situation (in my case with CACH LLC). LOOK NO LONGER. No one ever wants to be in a situation where they NEED to hire an attorney, but when you need to, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 186

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI issues. By the Law Offices of Peter A. Mesich.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    San Diego Police Department Refuses to Release Video of Officer Shooting Homeless Man- Media Sues for Release

    San Diego Police Department Refuses to Release Video of Officer Shooting Homeless Man- Media Sues for Release
    Five San Diego news outlets have filed suit to release a video tape of a homeless man being shot and killed in the alley behind an adult store.  In April, I blogged about this story, as police shootings were highly publicized.  This…
  • Aug 14

    The San Diego DUI Innocence Files- Taking a Nap

    The San Diego DUI Innocence Files- Taking a Nap
    Everyone knows NOT to drink and drive.  Those that work with alcohol forensic toxicologists and criminal cases that involve alcohol and other drugs know that it is a tricky drug.  People begin to drink, and their judgment is…
  • Aug 12

    The San Diego DUI Innocence Files- Stopped on the Five

    The San Diego DUI Innocence Files- Stopped on the Five
    Prior to practicing in criminal law as a prosecutor, I worked in other areas of the law.  I represented homeowners in civil complex litigation lawsuits where they sued the developers and subcontractors that built their faulty, crocked…
Rank this Week: 581

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Aug 21

    Scholarship On Delaware Corporate Litigation

    Scholarship On Delaware Corporate Litigation
    Courtesy of a friendly email from Professor Larry Hamermesh, one of Delaware’s favorite corporate law professors, who is also a former Delaware corporate litigator, we have the good professor’s latest scholarship on cutting…
  • Aug 20

    Chancery Imposes Fees for Errant Deposition Conduct

    Chancery Imposes Fees for Errant Deposition Conduct
    The Delaware Court of Chancery recently imposed penalties on a non-Delaware attorney for behavior during a deposition that was not in compliance with the applicable Delaware deposition standards. The letter decision in the matter…
  • Aug 14

    Chancery Declines To Allocate Expert Expenses in Advancement Action

    Chancery Declines To Allocate Expert Expenses in Advancement Action
    In the third ruling by the Court of Chancery in the advancement action styled Holley v. Nipro Diagnostics, Inc., C.A. No. 9679-VCP (Del. Ch. Aug. 14, 2015), the court addressed a request that expenses for third-party vendors of nearly…
Rank this Week: 171

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Aug 21

    Friday’s Five: Credit checks for applicants or employee

    Friday’s Five: Credit checks for applicants or employee
    This Friday’s Five discusses five issues California employers should remember about whether they may require credit checks from applicants or employees.  And if employers can obtain the information, what additional considerations…
  • Aug 14

    Friday’s Five: Issues That Should Be On Every Employer’s Radar

    Friday’s Five: Issues That Should Be On Every Employer’s Radar
    Speaking with some clients, I sense their overwhelming confusion in setting up employment policies in California. While it can be a daunting task, I remind them that the key is to approach it in a systematic process, and once the system is in…
  • Aug 6

    Friday’s Five: When employers may be required to pay employees to “do nothing”

    Friday’s Five: When employers may be required to pay employees to “do nothing”
    Even though employers allow employees to watch TV, surf the Internet, or even sleep, depending on the circumstances such on-call time, even if the employee is not doing any work, still may be required to be paid by the employer.  It has…
Rank this Week: 970

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Aug 21

    TWiL 316: The First Meal Doctrine

    TWiL 316: The First Meal Doctrine
    Host: Sarah Pearson Privacy expectations and the Ashley Madison hack, design patents and Apple's rounded corners, Instagraming your meal could violate the chef's copyright and more! Download or subscribe to this show at…
  • Aug 14

    TWiL 315: Risa On Demand

    TWiL 315: Risa On Demand
    Host: Denise HowellGuests: Mark Jaffe, Adam Steinbaugh, Colette Vogele The future of cracking down on revenge-porn, Dr. Luke and his Breakbeat to stand trial, trademarking "Cecil the Lion" for profit and more! Photo credit: Denis…
  • Aug 7

    TWiL 314: Khan With A EULA

    TWiL 314: Khan With A EULA
    Tech policies discussed at the Republican debates, copyrighting your patent, pre-1972 sound recordings, and more! Photo credit: Kate Mereand-Sinha Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/twil. Public list of discussion…
Rank this Week: 358

PHOSITA

PHOSITA

Covers biotechnology, copyright, intellectual property, public policy, licensing, patents, software and trademark. By Douglas Sorocco, J. Matthew Buchanan and Laura C. Wood.

http://dunlapcodding.com/phosita
Rank this Week: 301

The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 654

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Sixth Circuit finds that designs on Cheerleader Uniforms can be copyrighted

    Sixth Circuit finds that designs on Cheerleader Uniforms can be copyrighted
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently ruled that designs on cheerleading uniforms are eligible for copyright protection.[1] Varsity Brands, Inc. involved a dispute between two cheerleading apparel and accessory…
  • Aug 13

    Federal Trade Commission issues official statement on “Unfair Methods of Competition”

    Federal Trade Commission issues official statement on “Unfair Methods of Competition”
    Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued an official statement about the enforcement principles for policing “Unfair Methods of Competition.” 15 U.S.C. §45(a)(1) declares “unfair methods of…
  • Aug 7

    Federal Circuit addresses territorial limits of Patent Infringement damage

    Federal Circuit addresses territorial limits of Patent Infringement damage
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently made an important ruling regarding the territorial limits of damages in a patent infringement lawsuit in Carnegie Mellon University v. Marvell Technology Group, Ltd., etc.[1]…
Rank this Week: 799

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Hidden Pitfalls of Old Non-Compete Provision

    Hidden Pitfalls of Old Non-Compete Provision
    Companies and employers around the country seek to protect their intellectual property by, among other things, using non-compete provisions in employment agreements. Generally, these provisions are intended to prevent an employee from…
  • Aug 14

    Hey, that’s my beer! I think…

    Hey, that’s my beer! I think…
    In the bustling craft brew economy brewers are faced with new issues every day. One that recently came to my attention arises when the craft brewery’s brewmaster or head brewer decides to either start his own craft brewery, or go to…
  • Aug 7

    Federal Circuit Continues to Nix Financial Patent

    Federal Circuit Continues to Nix Financial Patent
    Patents covering software for use in the financial industry are increasingly being invalidated by the courts. Because of the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014), district courts are…
Rank this Week: 411

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

Covers current antitrust news and regulatory developments. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 659

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Pembroke Man Arrested After Car Accident Leads to Drug Discovery

    Pembroke Man Arrested After Car Accident Leads to Drug Discovery
    Police officers in Duxbury, Massachusetts have arrested a man from Pembroke, Massachusetts after they discovered thousands of dollars and a variety of drugs stored inside the man’s vehicle. Officers in the area received a report of a…
  • Aug 20

    Young Girl Dies in Auburn Foster Home – Police Investigation Still Ongoing

    Young Girl Dies in Auburn Foster Home – Police Investigation Still Ongoing
    Officials have publicly identified the foster mother who was housing two young girls in an Auburn, Massachusetts home that one of them died in. Kimberly Malpass was caring for six children at the time of the heartbreaking discovery of two…
  • Aug 20

    Hardwick Man Being Held for Child Abuse – DCF Also Under Investigation

    Hardwick Man Being Held for Child Abuse – DCF Also Under Investigation
    A man from Hardwick, Massachusetts who is facing charges for severe child abuse is being held on $200,000 bail following his hearing in East Brookfield District Court this Wednesday. Randall E. Lints is accused of abusing and starving his 7…
Rank this Week: 698

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

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

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 497

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    UCF Police Increasing DUI Patrols Friday

    UCF Police Increasing DUI Patrols Friday
    The UCF Police Department, in partnership with Florida Highway Patrol, Orange County and Seminole County sheriff’s offices, will be amping up their efforts to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the roads Friday. The agencies will be…
  • Aug 17

    Mother Accused of DUI with Child in Car

    Mother Accused of DUI with Child in Car
    A mother was arrested in Marion County after she was accused of driving under the influence while her 2-year-old daughter slept in a car seat in the back seat. The 26-year-old faces charges of DUI and child neglect. The Marion County…
  • Aug 7

    CMT’s Gainesville Reality Show Member Arrested for DUI

    CMT’s Gainesville Reality Show Member Arrested for DUI
    A cast member on CMT’s upcoming reality series “Gainesville” was arrested early Thursday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. The 26-year-old was arrested shortly after midnight after she allegedly…
Rank this Week: 988

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
  • Aug 21

    Friday Appellate Humor

    Friday Appellate Humor
    Here’s the graphic from a good New Yorker cartoon about appeals: To avoid exceeding fair use, I’ve left off the punchline. Here’s a clue: there’s only one judge on the bench, so you know this cartoon depicts…
  • Aug 20

    Some technical help for e-filing in the Court of Appeal

    Some technical help for e-filing in the Court of Appeal
    This week, the Second District Court of Appeal published a terrific guide for creating electronic documents. (PDF link) The guide is broken down into a section on briefs and a section on appendices, and is meant as a technical guide, not…
  • Aug 19

    The Court of Appeal Time Machine – Interest Calculations on Modified Judgment

    The Court of Appeal Time Machine – Interest Calculations on Modified Judgment
    If you obtained a judgment against your former client for over $7.7 million, and had the court of appeal knock it down to around $1.7 million, and the trial court entered judgment in that reduced amount 14 months after the date of…
Rank this Week: 561

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Aug 21

    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately!

    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately!
    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately with personal injury/general practice law firm in Peoria with five attorneys. General office experience, excellent typing and computer skills are a must as this is a very fast paced…
  • Aug 19

    Peoria Work Comp Paralegal Position

    Peoria Work Comp Paralegal Position
    Peoria Worker's Compensation Lawyer seeks qualified Paralegal to fill position immediately.  Will train the right candidate.  Experienced Paralegals in Work Comp or other practice areas are welcome to apply.Send a resume and cover…
  • Aug 12

    One Book, One College 2015-16, March Book One, Honorable John Lewi

    One Book, One College 2015-16, March Book One, Honorable John Lewi
    2015-2016"March: Book One" LibGuideMarch: Book OneBy John Lewis, Andrew Aydin (Co-writer), Nate Powell (Artist)"Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) is an American icon, one of the key figures of the civil rights movement.…
Rank this Week: 125

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

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

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Aug 21

    Parking Lot Safety: How Georgia Shoppers May Reduce Risk of Becoming Victim

    Parking Lot Safety: How Georgia Shoppers May Reduce Risk of Becoming Victim
    Most mall-related crime occurs in parking lots, making shoppers and drivers navigating these lots vulnerable to theft, assault and vehicle break-ins. Law enforcement officials who patrol the country’s busiest malls have…
  • Aug 18

    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting

    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting
    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting Local News A man was reportedly shot and critically injured in the parking lot outside Dugan’s Bar in Atlanta Tuesday evening, August 11, 2015 per media…
  • Aug 14

    Solidarity in Savannah: Community Protestors Call for Peace

    Solidarity in Savannah: Community Protestors Call for Peace
    Solidarity in Savannah: Community Calls for Peace The Savannah community is taking to the streets in an effort to end a violent string of shootings, which has recently plagued the city. Solidarity in Savannah, a grassroots campaign for…
Rank this Week: 236

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 21

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge
    Long time Alameda County Support Commissioner Thomas Nixon was elevated in July by Governor Jerry Brown to Superior Court judge. Nixon, 56, of Dublin, has served as a commissioner at the Alameda County Superior Court since 2002. He was an…
  • Aug 13

    The Initial Consultation With A Divorce Lawyer

    The Initial Consultation With A Divorce Lawyer
    Going through a divorce is awful. The anxiety starts from the moment you realize you are in the process. For many people the next step is to seek out the advice and counsel of a divorce lawyer. Even that process, although designed to help…
  • Aug 12

    When Does Child Support End?

    When Does Child Support End?
    California Family Code Section 3901 tells us that under normal circumstances child support is payable until the child turns 18. There is an exception if the child is still in high school when he or she turns 18. If a child is a full-time high…
Rank this Week: 610

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

Provides legal information of interest to landowners in the areas of agriculture law, energy law and environmental law. By John Goudy.

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 668

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Aug 21

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow
    Don’t be afraid of surgery because of an addiction past. Deal with the past right up front and have a plan that involves everyone in the chain. You can do it!
  • Jul 29

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
  • Jul 16

    “The Addicted Lawyer” Part I-Law School Chao

    “The Addicted Lawyer” Part I-Law School Chao
    September 1986. A beautiful, brisk and sunny fall day in my hometown of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. I was sweating like it was the worst, humid July-day Pittsburgh had to offer. I walked through the wide glass doors of the University Of…
Rank this Week: 641

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Aug 21

    Ashley Madison and Standing

    Ashley Madison and Standing
    by Jay Marshall Wolman, CIPP/US Recently, this blog has published posts on a new Connecticut law and a 7th Circuit ruling on data breach, both of address the issue of standing in class action data breach suits.  Standing, in plain terms,…
  • Aug 12

    Knowing Employee Legal Right

    Knowing Employee Legal Right
    by Jay Marshall Wolman, CIPP/US Shameless self-promotion: Today, I had the privilege of presenting “Knowing Employee Legal Rights” to a Cornell Alumni Leadership Lunch and Learn along with Prof. David Sherwyn. Video is here:…
  • Aug 4

    And Then a Sensible Dinner

    And Then a Sensible Dinner
    by Jay Marshall Wolman, CIPP/US I was driving home from Philadelphia this past Sunday after a wedding, when I learned about the dietary habits of Attorney Rand Spear. (Something like the Rand Corporation, only smarter.) The story is nothing…
Rank this Week: 341

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/
  • Aug 21

    U.S. Court of Appeals reaffirms April 2014 decision on the conflict minerals rule

    U.S. Court of Appeals reaffirms April 2014 decision on the conflict minerals rule
    We reported previously in April 2014 on the ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit striking down the part of the SEC’s conflict minerals rules that requires a registrant to describe its…
  • Aug 20

    Student internships basis for FCPA violation

    Student internships basis for FCPA violation
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Tuesday that Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) had agreed to pay $14.8 million dollars to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations. The agreement arose out of BNY Mellon…
  • Jul 24

    SEC proposed rules for compensation clawback policie

    SEC proposed rules for compensation clawback policie
    The SEC has proposed rules that require the securities exchanges to adopt rules that in turn require listed companies to adopt, disclose and comply with a clawback policy for executive compensation based on erroneous financial statements. The…
Rank this Week: 601

Law School Labyrinth Blog

Law School Labyrinth Blog

Covers the study and practice of law for pre-law and law school students.

http://www.lawschoollabyrinth.com/blog.html
  • Aug 21

    Socrates and Freddy Krueger

    Socrates and Freddy Krueger
    I’ll never forget the first time I was called on in class.         “Mr. Sedberry, do you think that a party who has sent a purchase order for goods to another party should be required to…
  • Aug 15

    The Secret That's Not A Secret

    The Secret That's Not A Secret
    If you are a freshman or sophomore in college, then close your browser and immediately get back to your studies.  Invest every minute of your available time in achieving the highest possible GPA before worrying about the law…
  • Aug 13

    1L Exam Prep

    1L Exam Prep
    As early in the semester as possible, when you feel like you have at least a grasp of the material, begin to write practice answers to questions. Of course, you will not be substantively equipped to analyze exam fact patterns until well into…
Rank this Week: 771

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning…

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and national elder law and estate planning issues. By Jeffrey A. Marshall.

http://marshallelder.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Paying Doctors for Discussions about End of Life Medical Care

    Paying Doctors for Discussions about End of Life Medical Care
    Medicare is proposing that it compensate physicians for discussions with patients about end of life medical care. Currently such “advance care planning” is covered only as part of the “Welcome to Medicare” introductory visit for new…
  • Aug 20

    Does Medicare Pay for Nursing Home Care?

    Does Medicare Pay for Nursing Home Care?
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  • Aug 16

    Power of Attorney: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

    Power of Attorney: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
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Rank this Week: 957

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Aug 21

    Supreme Court takes up discovery issue: Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls)

    Supreme Court takes up discovery issue: Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls)
    On August 19, 2015, the Supreme Court granted review in Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls of CA, LLC), No. S227228. In this case, the plaintiff moved to compel production of employee names and contact information in a representative…
  • Aug 11

    "Will Uber drivers get class-action status for employment case?"

    &quot;Will Uber drivers get class-action status for employment case?&quot;
    The motion for class certification in the Uber misclassification case made the San Francisco Chronicle. The motion was argued last Thursday before U.S. District Judge Edward Chen. The article relates a few interesting exchanges that took…
  • Aug 5

    New Ninth Circuit CAFA "amount in controversy" opinion: Yocupicio v. PAE Group, LLC

    New Ninth Circuit CAFA &quot;amount in controversy&quot; opinion: Yocupicio v. PAE Group, LLC
    In Yocupicio v. PAE Group, Inc., ___ F.3d ___ (9th Cir. Jul. 30, 2015), the Ninth Circuit held that the amounts sought in plaintiff's non-class PAGA claim could not be added to the amounts sought in plaintiff's class claims in...
Rank this Week: 438

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Aug 21

    Can Ashley Madison use copyright law to stop leaked data?

    Can Ashley Madison use copyright law to stop leaked data?
    Back in July the infamous website Ashley Madison, which facilitates marital infidelity, was hacked by a group calling itself Impact Team, and the personal details of millions of subscribers around the world were compromised. The hackers…
  • Aug 10

    File sharers could face 10 years in jail in the UK

    File sharers could face 10 years in jail in the UK
    The Open Rights Group (ORG) has sent us a communication regarding a new proposal in the UK to criminalise copyright infringement beyond the current limits to up to 10 years. I reproduce their statement about the proposals. “The IPO has…
  • Aug 8

    No, iTunes is not illegal under UK copyright law

    No, iTunes is not illegal under UK copyright law
    My social media timeline has been inundated with reports that iTunes is now illegal in the UK. The origin of the story is an article in TorrentFreak, where the author contacted the UK IP Office to ask about a recent High Court decision that…
Rank this Week: 694

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/21/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/21/15
    The U.S. stock market had its worst day in 18 months yesterday with worries over China identified as the catalyst for the losses.  Have a listen to Billy Bragg’s Tomorrow’s Going To Be A Better Day while perusing our…
  • Aug 20

    A Board’s Role in Hiring the Executive

    A Board’s Role in Hiring the Executive
    On Nonprofit Radio this Friday, there will be a repeat broadcast of my conversation with Tony Martignetti on the subject of the board’s role in hiring the executive. In connection with the initial broadcast, I previously posted 10…
  • Aug 14

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/14/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/14/15
    Straight Outta Compton is being released today, and Dr. Dre is donating royalties from the companion album Compton toward the construction of a community center in the neighborhood. Have a listen to Kendrick…
Rank this Week: 915

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Aug 20

    When you say BUD®

    When you say BUD®
    Disputes involving the great BUDWEISER trademark are even older than LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® — the blog, not the secondary meaning thing.  You know that because even in 2006 I wrote — already sounding like a tired…
  • Aug 13

    Emerson InSinkErator trash compactors will mangle your hand if you stick it in one of them.

    Emerson InSinkErator trash compactors will mangle your hand if you stick it in one of them.
    Originally posted 2006-10-19 13:44:39. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSounds like a reasonable assertion, right? The same thing will happen if you stick your hand into an Acme trash compactor. It’s just bad practice. Who could be…
  • Aug 13

    DMCA day

    DMCA day
    Originally posted 2008-07-21 13:30:08. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMike Masnick on a key question:  Whether copyright fair use, no matter how obvious, may be ignored by a would-be copyright owner when sending a DMCA takedown notice…
Rank this Week: 167

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 20

    Welcome, Class of 2018!

    Welcome, Class of 2018!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2018 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 18

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101
    HeinOnline has just released a new, enhanced interface that is both modern and fresh.  If you are like me you probably loved Hein’s content, but did not love the awkward and sometimes confusing site layout. After listening to…
  • Jul 29

    New ProQuest Congressional Interface Launched

    New ProQuest Congressional Interface Launched
    On July 28th ProQuest Congressional launched its new interface. The fresh new look is both appealing and user-friendly. Some of the improvements include: Home page:quick starting points to help new users connect with popular content Search by…
Rank this Week: 260

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • Aug 20

    NFL Concussion Litigation: Brain Injury Association of America Files Amicus Brief With Third Circuit Court of Appeal

    NFL Concussion Litigation: Brain Injury Association of America Files Amicus Brief With Third Circuit Court of Appeal
    My partner, Shana De Caro and I are honored to have submitted an amicus brief on behalf of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) to the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals in the NFL concussion litigation explaining the…
  • Aug 13

    Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act – Capital Hill Briefing

    Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act – Capital Hill Briefing
    On September 16th from 11:30 to 12:30 in the Senate Russell Building, room 485, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) will be co-sponsoring a Senate briefing to discuss S. 849, Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act. The…
  • Jun 13

    Brain Injury Association of America--Legislative Update

    Brain Injury Association of America--Legislative Update
    The following legislative update has been prepared by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), the nation's voice for persons with a brain injury TBI Stakeholder Meeting with the Department of Health and Human Services On Tuesday, June…
Rank this Week: 272

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/
  • Aug 20

    Banality of hate (repost, with a comment).

    Banality of hate (repost, with a comment).
    Professor LeRoy makes an important point about failing to realize the precursors to evil (here).  By staying silent when evil occurs, we are making our world less safe and diminishing our civilization.
  • Aug 18

    Proudest moment of my time at UHLC.

    Proudest moment of my time at UHLC.
    I had so many good times at UHLC, including (surprisingly enough) the post-Tropical Storm Allison time, when everyone at the law school -- including those inside the school and our alumni and other supporters -- pulled together to rebuild…
  • Aug 18

    So proud of UNLV's Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering!

    So proud of UNLV's Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering!
    If you ever want to see the value of research in action, watch this clip.  Thanks to Professors Brendan O'Toole and Mohamed Trabia and their team, Hailey Dawson now has her "special hand."
Rank this Week: 791

Mid South Trial Lawyer

Mid South Trial Lawyer

Covers personal injury news and developments. By Tim Edwards and Ed Wallis.

http://www.midsouthtriallawyer.com
  • Aug 20

    How To Make A Lot Of Money Through The Stock Market

    How To Make A Lot Of Money Through The Stock Market
    Most people have heard of an individual who has been successful with investments, but they have also heard of a person who has failed. The key is separating the wise decisions from the ones that are not. You will be more successful at this if…
  • Aug 20

    Stock Market Strategies That Will Surely Work

    Stock Market Strategies That Will Surely Work
    Even for those who are experienced, the stock market can be a challenge. Although you have potential of making some money, you could experience misfortunes that set you back. This article will give you some great advice that will help you…
  • Aug 5

    Tricks On How To Make Money In The Stock Market

    Tricks On How To Make Money In The Stock Market
    Are you looking for strong returns on your stock investments? Do those returns never seem to be realized? While lots of people are interested in generating profits through their stock market investments, not many understand how to do it…
Rank this Week: 909

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Aug 20

    "The Luckiest Court in the Universe"

    &quot;The Luckiest Court in the Universe&quot;
    Daniel Nazer at techdirt.com reports that if patent litigation cases were evenly distributed among the 94 federal district courts in the United States, each court would have 33 such cases filed so far this year. As it happens, the Eastern...
  • Aug 19

    Gallup Poll Indicates Support For Unions Are Increasing

    Gallup Poll Indicates Support For Unions Are Increasing
    On August 17, 2015, Gallup released the following: Americans' approval of labor unions has jumped five percentage points to 58% over the past year, and is now at its highest point since 2008, when 59% approved. In the interim, the...
  • Aug 19

    Goldberg: Free Speech Consequentialism

    Goldberg: Free Speech Consequentialism
    Erica Goldberg (Harvard: Climenko Fellow) has posted "Free Speech Consequentialism" on SSRN. The abstract reads: Balancing the harms and benefits of speech — what I call “free speech consequentialism” — is pervasive and…
Rank this Week: 248