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Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 17

    New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hacker

    New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hacker
    A darknet marketplace called TheRealDeal Market has emerged, focusing on brokering hackers’ zero-day attack methods. The post New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 15

    Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi

    Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi
    New jets have Wi-Fi passenger networks that use the same network as the avionics systems of the planes. The post Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 15

    An App That Hides Secret Messages in Starcraft-Style Game

    An App That Hides Secret Messages in Starcraft-Style Game
    A new tool dodges censorship by converting text-based messages into automated game commands. Zerg rush! The post An App That Hides Secret Messages in Starcraft-Style Games appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 10

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 17

    Recommended Books from the Recreational Reading Collection

    Recommended Books from the Recreational Reading Collection
    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. All the Light We Cannot See (Scribner 2014) Anthony Doerr LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS 3604.O34 .A77 2014 (National…
  • Apr 16

    President Abraham Lincoln Fatally Shot by John Wilkes Booth, April 14, 1865

    President Abraham Lincoln Fatally Shot by John Wilkes Booth, April 14, 1865
    The attack on President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth came five days after General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox. Booth’s initial plot was to kidnap Lincoln and take him to Richmond, the Confederate capital. When this plot,…
  • Apr 15

    National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015

    National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015
    This week, Seattle University Law Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American…
Rank this Week: 955

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Apr 17

    Is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation, or is it not?

    Is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation, or is it not?
    Inquiring minds want to know! In the context of a lawsuit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a recent court decision says that “regular attendance” is an essential function of the job. But what is…
  • Apr 16

    BREAKING!!!! EEOC issues proposed “wellness” reg

    BREAKING!!!! EEOC issues proposed “wellness” reg
    Law360 just reported that the EEOC has issued its long-awaited proposed rule on wellness programs and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The official version will be published Monday in the Federal Register. I am out today and…
  • Apr 15

    Quickie elections, ASAP!

    Quickie elections, ASAP!
    The National Labor Relations Board’s so-called “quickie election” rule, providing for expedited union votes, took effect yesterday. I can’t improve on what David Phippen of our Metro-Washington D.C. office posted about…
Rank this Week: 930

Jusweek!

Jusweek!

Covers law, society, humor and geopolitics. In Portuguese.

http://jusweek.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 473

Law Actually

Law Actually

Blog of a LL.M law student in the UK.

http://lawactually.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Entrepreneurs and investors – the UK is open for business!

    Entrepreneurs and investors – the UK is open for business!
    Guest PostThe Chinese year of the Sheep began on the 19th February and Master Hans Cua, the youngest Feng Shui master in Asia, predicted that in the year of the Wooden Sheep businesses dealing with textile, fashion, paper, rubber and wood…
  • Mar 22

    Broadchurch creator comes out fighting to defend second serie

    Broadchurch creator comes out fighting to defend second serie
    I came to the Broadchurch party much later than most (in fact, only since earlier this year), but I’ve watched series one and two twice now. It’s one of the best things I’ve seen in a long time. For what it’s worth,…
  • Feb 27

    Top Five Ways to Guard Against Data Theft

    Top Five Ways to Guard Against Data Theft
    Guest PostBusinesses deal with sensitive data on a regular basis – and if this data falls into the wrong hands, it could severely compromise the reputation and security of a company and its clients. That’s why it’s important…
Rank this Week: 867

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Apr 17

    An interesting week

    An interesting week
    Highlights of an interesting week for me on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog included:Another vote for no-fault divorce - Adding my voice to those of Baroness Hale and Marilyn Stowe, amongst many others.The…
  • Apr 13

    No-fault divorce: Current laws are relic of a bygone age

    No-fault divorce: Current laws are relic of a bygone age
    Jane RobeyCommenting on recent reports surrounding the possible introduction of ‘no fault’ divorce, the CEO of National Family Mediation (NFM), Jane Robey, said:“Our country’s divorce laws are a relic of a bygone age.…
  • Apr 13

    "Without equal access to justice there's no justice at all"

    "Without equal access to justice there's no justice at all"
    Goes on a bit, and sadly probably futile, but worth a watch:For more details see here.
Rank this Week: 520

Blog y Lana finanzas personales…

Blog y Lana finanzas personales que se entienden

Porque de nada sirve ganar mucho dinero si no sabemos mantenerlo en nuestra bolsa. Finanzas personales que se entienden.

http://www.blogylana.com/
  • Apr 17

    Novedosa alternativa para monetizar tu trabajo creativo. Podcast #167

    Novedosa alternativa para monetizar tu trabajo creativo. Podcast #167
    Monetizar (tener ingresos) las creaciones en linea en México y en algunos lugares de latinoamérica no ha sido fácil  de productos en internet. Dios sabe que yo también he batallado a pesar de generar contenido…
  • Apr 13

    ¿Invertir sin miedo? Descubre como lograrlo

    ¿Invertir sin miedo? Descubre como lograrlo
    No se pueden tener unas finanzas sólidas si solo ahorras. Ahorrar es la primera parte de la ecuación. ¿La segunda? Es invertir. Hacer que ese dinero que ya ahorraste ¡crezca! El problema es que si nadie nos…
  • Apr 10

    Evita el NO de los mejores proveedores y clientes Podcast #166

    Evita el NO de los mejores proveedores y clientes Podcast #166
    En el podcast #162 El Arte de Pedir explico los pequeños y a veces grandes detalles que hacen que uno reciba un NO cuando se pide algo. Mi querida invitada a este podcast Leonora Varo quiso retomar un poco el tema con un ángulo…
Rank this Week: 430

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Why Breaks From The LSAT Can Increase Your Score

    Why Breaks From The LSAT Can Increase Your Score
    When you create a study plan for the LSAT, make sure to include liberal breaks in your schedule, anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. At first glance, that advice may seem counterintuitive—to increase your score, plan to not study?…
  • Apr 14

    Equal Pay Day—- An Important Day for All Women Lawyer

    Equal Pay Day—- An Important Day for All Women Lawyer
    Today is Equal Pay Day, national recognition of the mandate for women to catch up to what men earn for equal work.  It is an important day for women and for their families, so help spread the word.  We all need to keep the pressure…
  • Apr 13

    South Carolina Women Lawyers Association - April President’s Message

    South Carolina Women Lawyers Association - April President’s Message
    April 14, 2015 is Equal Pay Day.  Here are the reasons why this day should matter to everyone reading this letter. The History.  Prior to 1963, it was legal for employers in the United States to pay women less than men for the same…
Rank this Week: 234

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 608

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Our day at the beach

    Our day at the beach
    The post Our day at the beach appeared first on Helene L Taylor, Esq.
  • Apr 3

    Thinking about divorce

    Thinking about divorce
    If you’re thinking about divorce you want and need sound information about: Your present circumstances Family laws governing your marriage and possible divorce Your options. Sound information can give you a better picture of your life…
  • Apr 2

    Consulting and coaching service

    Consulting and coaching service
    The purpose of my work is to make complex California divorce processes easier for smart, successful conscious men and women. As a divorce consulting attorney and coach I provide the following services as-needed, without long term commitments…
Rank this Week: 157

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc
    The latest Update on HathiTrust Activities  announces that the US Federal Government Documents Initiative report is now available, reporting on the status of the Hathi govdocs initiative as well as recommendations for future action and…
  • Apr 15

    ABA Techshow starts tomorrow

    ABA Techshow starts tomorrow
    ABA Techshow takes place in Chicago April 16-18. For those of us who aren't able to attend, Attorney at Work has a "Scouting Report" on some of the highlights.  
  • Apr 13

    A brief history of technology and law

    A brief history of technology and law
    The ABA Journal recently had an article titled "100 innovations in law" that gave an interesting history of how the evolution of technology has changed the law, and the way law is practiced, over the years. The examples range from the…
Rank this Week: 331

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Apr 16

    Virginia SC: Yelp Doesn’t Need to Reveal Reviewer

    Virginia SC: Yelp Doesn’t Need to Reveal Reviewer
    Virginia’s Supreme Court ruled earlier that Yelp is obligated to not reveal the identities of online users accused by a business owner of posting fraud and negative feedback about his carpet-cleaning firm. The dispute before the Supreme…
  • Apr 16

    Judge: GM Can Retain Its Bankruptcy Protection

    Judge: GM Can Retain Its Bankruptcy Protection
    A federal judge early this week ruled that GM (General Motors Co.) can hold on to its bankruptcy protection, which allows it to halt legal claims worth billions of dollars from consumers seeking damages over a faulty ignition switch. Robert…
  • Apr 15

    Trade Group Suing to Reverse Net Neutrality

    Trade Group Suing to Reverse Net Neutrality
    United States Telecom Association, an industry trade group, filed a suit early this week to reverse the neutrality rules set by the government --- the first of what may lead to a tide of legal battles. The court filing asserts the rules to be…
Rank this Week: 549

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Apr 16

    The Schizophrenic Jury and Other Palladia of Liberty: A Critical Historical Analysi

    The Schizophrenic Jury and Other Palladia of Liberty: A Critical Historical Analysi
    Markus Dubber The Schizophrenic Jury and Other Palladia of Liberty: A Critical Historical Analysis Abstract: The jury’s history is interestingly schizophrenic, even paradoxical. On one side is the history of the jury as palladium of…
  • Apr 13

    McVeigh Juror Recounts Experience

    McVeigh Juror Recounts Experience
    Although I am hesitant to draw any direct correlation between the McVeigh and Tsarnaev trials, I nevertheless think it is interesting to read about a juror's experience on a high-profile capital case. Marshall Project: Juror No. 5
  • Apr 9

    What You Bring to the Courthouse: The Interaction between Racial Context and Jury Award

    What You Bring to the Courthouse: The Interaction between Racial Context and Jury Award
    Matthew Reid Krell What You Bring to the Courthouse: The Interaction between Racial Context and Jury Awards Abstract: Despite the hurdles required to overcome selection effects in analyzing trial results, scholars have studied the effect of…
Rank this Week: 962

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    7th Circuit Judge Frank Easterbrook Discusses Business Litigation Lawsuits Heard by the United States Supreme Court

    7th Circuit Judge Frank Easterbrook Discusses Business Litigation Lawsuits Heard by the United States Supreme Court
    The following lists some of the key factors to consider as you face business partnership litigation: • Business Litigation Goals. It is important to consider what you hope to accomplish through partnership litigation. It is important to…
  • Apr 13

    Non-Compete Agreements — How Do Courts Handle Them?

    Non-Compete Agreements — How Do Courts Handle Them?
    DiTommaso-Lubin handles litigation over non-compete clauses for individuals and businesses of all sizes, including small or closely held businesses for whom competition from an ex-employee can be a serious threat. Our Chicago business lawyers…
  • Apr 12

    Class Action Brought Against DirecTV for Alleged Unpaid Overtime

    Class Action Brought Against DirecTV for Alleged Unpaid Overtime
    According to a recent wage and hour class action lawsuit, DirecTV allegedly failed to compensate its employees when they missed one of their breaks or were interrupted, which the lawsuit alleges happened routinely. The lawsuit also alleges…
Rank this Week: 594

Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 931

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Apr 16

    Innovation And The Administrative State

    Innovation And The Administrative State
    Regulation can be a significant barrier to innovation, protecting incumbents and making it harder to bring new goods and services to market. Determining the appropriate regulation is all the more difficult when accelerating technology is…
  • Apr 6

    Alison LaCroix, "The Shadow Powers of Article I"

    Alison LaCroix, "The Shadow Powers of Article I"
    The Supreme Court's federalism battleground has recently shifted from the Commerce Clause to two textually marginal but substantively important domains: the Necessary and Proper Clause and, to a lesser extent, the General Welfare Clause. For…
  • Mar 19

    Omri Ben-Shahar, "The Unintended Effects of Access Justice Laws"

    Omri Ben-Shahar, "The Unintended Effects of Access Justice Laws"
    Access Justice laws give people equal opportunity to enjoy primary goods, ensuring that access to these goods is not allocated by markets and is not tilted in favor of wealth and privilege. But Access Justice often fails to meet its…
Rank this Week: 219

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
Rank this Week: 334

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 16

    Wareham, Massachusetts: One Dead and One Injured in Route 25 Accident

    Wareham, Massachusetts: One Dead and One Injured in Route 25 Accident
    April 16, 2015: Last night, Timothy Melcher II, 24, of Cotuit, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the van he was traveling in overturned on Route 25 in Wareham.  The name of the second occupant,…
  • Mar 12

    Warren, Massachusetts: Taunton Woman Killed in 2 Car Accident on Massachusetts Turnpike

    Warren, Massachusetts: Taunton Woman Killed in 2 Car Accident on Massachusetts Turnpike
    March 12, 2015: On Monday morning, Meaghan Noel, 22, of Taunton, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the SUV she was driving was involved in and accident with a tractor-trailer. The driver of the…
  • Mar 2

    New Bedford, Massachusetts: Local Woman Killed in Accident on Route 18

    New Bedford, Massachusetts: Local Woman Killed in Accident on Route 18
    March 2, 2015: Yesterday morning, Theresa Suprenant, 22, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained as the passenger in a single car accident, which occurred on Route 18 in New Bedford, near Elm…
Rank this Week: 966

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Apr 16

    Guide to the Amicus Briefs in Obergefell v. Hodges: The Same-Sex Marriage Case

    Guide to the Amicus Briefs in Obergefell v. Hodges: The Same-Sex Marriage Case
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The United States Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments on April 28 in the same-sex marriage cases, now styled as Obergefell v. Hodges, a consolidated appeal...
  • Apr 15

    Canadian Supreme Court Finds Opening Prayer at Town Meeting Unconstitutional

    Canadian Supreme Court Finds Opening Prayer at Town Meeting Unconstitutional
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In a case with similarities to Town of Greece, NY v. Galloway decided by the United States Supreme Court last year, the Supreme Court of Canada today rendered...
  • Apr 13

    Seventh Circuit Dismisses Case Against Officer for Inaction Before Sexual Assault

    Seventh Circuit Dismisses Case Against Officer for Inaction Before Sexual Assault
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Seventh Circuit today affirmed a lower court ruling granting qualified immunity to a police officer who falsely reported to 911 and then called off another officer before the plaintiff was…
Rank this Week: 243

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 16

    Suit Alleges Probation Officers, Chicago Cops, and FBI Conspired to Conduct Warrantless Searche

    Suit Alleges Probation Officers, Chicago Cops, and FBI Conspired to Conduct Warrantless Searche
    Orangelo Payne, 35, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the FBI, Chicago police, the Cook County probation department, an FBI agent as well as individual police and probation officers. He alleges that while he was on probation…
  • Apr 8

    Man Charged with DUI at McDonald's Drive-thru in Aurora

    Man Charged with DUI at McDonald's Drive-thru in Aurora
    An Aurora man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after allegedly threatening to fight a customer in the McDonald's drive-thru line. Just after midnight on Monday, Aurora police were called to a home after reports that someone was…
  • Mar 31

    Illinois May Reduce Penalties for Possession Cannabi

    Illinois May Reduce Penalties for Possession Cannabi
    Two bills introduced so far this year would reduce penalties for possession of cannabis in Illinois. Senate Bill 753, sponsored by Senator Michael Noland of Elgin, would decriminalize the possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana for…
Rank this Week: 870

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 16

    Work On! UN Peacekeeping recruiting senior women

    Work On! UN Peacekeeping recruiting senior women
    United Nations Peacekeeping is actively looking for “qualified senior women” to join their staff: We are looking for senior qualified women with proven leadership skills, integrity, and commitment to the ideals of the UN…
  • Apr 15

    Recent developments in Colombian jurisprudence on conflict-related sexual violence

    Recent developments in Colombian jurisprudence on conflict-related sexual violence
    During her first visit to Colombia last month, UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura drew attention to the issue of sexual violence in Colombia’s five decade long conflict. She met with government…
  • Apr 15

    Introducing Daniela Kravetz

    Introducing Daniela Kravetz
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Daniela Kravetz as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Daniela is an international criminal justice and gender practitioner. She currently works as a consultant for UN Women in Colombia supporting…
Rank this Week: 27

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Apr 16

    Urbana Law Firm Paralegal Opening!

    Urbana Law Firm Paralegal Opening!
    The Urbana law firm of Fischer & Wozniak, P.C. is seeking a paralegal to assist two associate attorneys, primarily in family and criminal law. Job duties include: coordinating case preparation; responding to client inquiries; reading,…
  • Apr 14

    Part time Paralegal Position!

    Part time Paralegal Position!
    Local firm is looking for a part time paralegal for approximately 20 hours week. Concentrating primarily in collection litigation files. If they could please forward their resume and cover letter to sara@hunzikerlaw.com.
  • Apr 14

    Great Opportunity!

    Great Opportunity!
    Downtown Peoria law firm seeks file clerk/runner, part-time, hours:  12 – 5 p.m., but can be flexible.  Willing to train and will entertain candidates with no law firm experience, as long as candidate is willing to…
Rank this Week: 154

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/
  • Apr 16

    The EEOC’s Proposed Wellness Plan Regulation: Some Progress, But Issues Persist

    The EEOC’s Proposed Wellness Plan Regulation: Some Progress, But Issues Persist
    By Paul H. Kehoe and Lawrence Lorber   Earlier today, the EEOC published its much anticipated Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) regarding the interaction between wellness plans and the Americans With Disabilities Act…
  • Apr 15

    The EEOC Settles Its First Transgender Suit Filed Under Title VII

    The EEOC Settles Its First Transgender Suit Filed Under Title VII
    By Gerald L. Maatman Jr. and Howard M. Wexler As we have previously reported, the EEOC has decided to pursue protections for transgender workers under Title VII’s prohibition against “sex” discrimination and harassment as…
  • Apr 13

    EEOC Issues Probable Cause Determination Against New York City To The Tune Of $246 million

    EEOC Issues Probable Cause Determination Against New York City To The Tune Of $246 million
    By Gerald L. Maatman Jr. and Howard M. Wexler On April 1, 2015 the EEOC’s New York District Office issued a Determination finding probable cause to believe that the City of New York’s Department of Citywide Administrative…
Rank this Week: 480

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • Apr 16

    TSA's Behavioral Detection Program

    TSA's Behavioral Detection Program
    Tung Yin, Professor of Law at Lewis & Clark Law School, discusses whether behavioral detection screening as the TSA practices it detects security threats. Here's the link to his post for Jurist, enticingly and alliteratively titled…
  • Apr 13

    The Cultural Origins Of the Witch

    The Cultural Origins Of the Witch
    Alastair Sooke, art critic of the Daily Telegraph, discusses the cultural history of witches in this piece for the BBC website. He points out that common images that we associate with witches (that they can turn people into animals, for...
  • Apr 3

    Classroom Magic

    Classroom Magic
    A wonderful and imaginative April's Fool Day creation by Dr. Matthew Weathers of Biola University. It's creative and it's not mean-spirited. Apparently Dr. Weathers is known for his video "teachable moments." Here's one from…
Rank this Week: 558

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Apr 16

    Find Fashion Law Books at Jenkin

    Find Fashion Law Books at Jenkin
    Spotlight:  spot-light Teaser:  The law…
  • Apr 10

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Bromberg and Ribstein on Partnership

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Bromberg and Ribstein on Partnership
    Spotlight:  spot-light Teaser:  Bromberg and…
  • Apr 2

    Sports Law Titles at Jenkin

    Sports Law Titles at Jenkin
    The MLB regular season starts next week, and the Phillies play the Red Sox in their home opener on Monday, April 6, at Citizens Bank Park. Sports law is an expanding field, and Jenkins' sports law collection reflects this trend. For those…
Rank this Week: 359

Delaware Employment Law Blog

Delaware Employment Law Blog

Covers national headline employment law news and updates. By Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP.

http://www.delawareemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Delaware, Ahead of the (Pregnancy) Curve

    Delaware, Ahead of the (Pregnancy) Curve
    By Lauren E.M. Russell In Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., the Supreme Court interpreted the language of the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which requires that employers treat pregnant employees in the same manner as other…
  • Mar 2

    Marriage Equality and the FMLA

    Marriage Equality and the FMLA
    The Supreme Court’s 2013 ruling in United States v. Windsor created a lot of uncertainty in the area of federal employment benefits. Because the federal government’s definition of marriage as being between one man and one woman…
  • Jan 12

    Lawsuits, Discovery, and the Right to Privacy In the Context of Social Media

    Lawsuits, Discovery, and the Right to Privacy In the Context of Social Media
    A party’s “right to privacy” in the context of social media is the subject for numerous motions in civil litigation.  The scenario goes like this:  Plaintiff sues defendant, alleging injuries.  Defendants…
Rank this Week: 664

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Apr 16

    SUPREME COURT U-TURN

    SUPREME COURT U-TURN
    The bankruptcy of a general partnership (‘VOF’) does not automatically mean the bankruptcy of its partners For many decades the rule had to be adhered to that the bankruptcy of a general partnership (vennootschap onder firma:…
  • Apr 10

    QUASI DIRECTOR OR JUST THE BOSS?

    QUASI DIRECTOR OR JUST THE BOSS?
    This depends on the facts If a legal entity (an NV or BV comes to mind) becomes bankrupt, any director (according to its Articles) becomes jointly and severally liable for the deficit of the bankrupt’s estate if it is apparent that…
  • Apr 3

    LIABILITY OF A NEW PARTNER

    LIABILITY OF A NEW PARTNER
    Supreme Court creates clarity The National Ordinance on Partnerships (Landsverordening personenvennootschappen) of Curacao (1 January 2012) and St. Maarten (1 April 2014) mentions two main variants of the partnership: the public partnership…
Rank this Week: 993

Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, veterans benefits and special needs trusts. By Mark E. Wight.

http://idahoestateplanning.typepad.com/idaho_estate_planning/
  • Apr 16

    Idaho Estate Planning - Long Term Care for Veteran

    Idaho Estate Planning - Long Term Care for Veteran
    Pension with Aid and Attendance. This is the most widely known benefit and offers the highest possible monthly payment. It provides benefits for a veteran or surviving spouse who requires the attendance of another person to assist in…
  • Apr 15

    Idaho Veterans - It's Difficult for Vets to Use Housing Voucher

    Idaho Veterans - It's Difficult for Vets to Use Housing Voucher
    In an article today the Idaho Statesman reporter Anna Webb touched on the difficulty homeless veterans face when trying to use rent vouchers to secure a place to live. In the article Ms. Webb states: "Safe, affordable housing is tough…
  • Apr 14

    Idaho Estate Planning - Could You Inherit a Debt?

    Idaho Estate Planning - Could You Inherit a Debt?
    It’s not that easy for some family members to discuss debt issues, especially older Americans who hoped for better at the end of their lives. Even so, parents and their adult children or spouses should thoroughly talk about any outstanding…
Rank this Week: 758

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Apr 16

    Technologists oppose CISA/information sharing bill

    Technologists oppose CISA/information sharing bill
    Today we sent a letter to lawmakers expressing security experts' opposition to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) as well as two other pending bills that purport to be about security information sharing, the Protecting Cyber…
  • Apr 13

    Daphne Keller to Direct Intermediary Liability Project at Stanford Center for Internet and Society

    Daphne Keller to Direct Intermediary Liability Project at Stanford Center for Internet and Society
    Stanford Law School today announced the appointment of Daphne Keller as Director of Intermediary Liability at The Center for Internet and Society (CIS). Starting in September 2015, Keller will lead the Center’s work at the intersection…
  • Apr 7

    Privacy and Depression Do Not Crash Plane

    Privacy and Depression Do Not Crash Plane
    Cross-posted from The International Association of Privacy Professionals. Privacy does not cause airplanes to crash; neither does pilot depression. The wave of criticism against Germany’s strict privacy laws in the aftermath of the…
Rank this Week: 563

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

Covers employment law in the U.S., UK and France. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Apr 16

    The general election - implications for employment law

    The general election - implications for employment law
    With just three weeks to go until the general election, and the main parties having now published their manifestos, what is the future looking like for employment law? The Conservatives have indicated their support for real terms increases in…
  • Apr 15

    Breaking: NYC Council Bars Most Pre-Employment Credit Check

    Breaking: NYC Council Bars Most Pre-Employment Credit Check
    This post was written by Cindy S. Minniti and Mark S. Goldstein. New York City employers who routinely use credit checks as part of the pre-employment process may be in for a rude awakening. Earlier today, the NYC Council passed legislation…
  • Apr 10

    UK Update - Whistleblowing: When is a disclosure made in the public interest?

    UK Update - Whistleblowing: When is a disclosure made in the public interest?
    In Chestertons –v– Nurmohamed, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has given the first appellate guidance on when a worker’s disclosure is made in the public interest, so as to attract whistleblower protection. Changes to…
Rank this Week: 799

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Statutory Interpretation Rules May be Key to NJ Sports Betting Victory

    Statutory Interpretation Rules May be Key to NJ Sports Betting Victory
    As we await the impending decision in the New Jersey sports betting case (figure early-to-mid May), no clear consensus has emerged as to which side will win. Those of us who were in attendance for the Third Circuit oral argument are divided.…
  • Apr 15

    Aaron Hernandez is guilty of First Degree Murder

    Aaron Hernandez is guilty of First Degree Murder
    The verdict is in. Here's my Sports Illustrated legal analysis on the verdict and next steps.
  • Apr 9

    Study Sports Law and Entertainment Law at UNH Law this summer!

    Study Sports Law and Entertainment Law at UNH Law this summer!
    As part of the Sports and Entertainment Law Institute at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, we will be offering sports law and entertainment law courses from May 26 to June 19 in our Intellectual Property Summer Institute.The…
Rank this Week: 482

Givner & Kaye Blog

Givner & Kaye Blog

Covers estate and tax planning.

http://www.givnerkaye.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Swiss Asset Manager Pleads Guilty For Aiding in Tax Evasion

    Swiss Asset Manager Pleads Guilty For Aiding in Tax Evasion
    On March 31, a Swiss asset manager appeared before Judge Sidney H. Stein of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, where he pleaded guilty to charges that he aided his American taxpayer clients and others in schemes to…
  • Apr 14

    Swiss Bank Pays $211 Million to Avoid Prosecution for Aiding Tax Evasion

    Swiss Bank Pays $211 Million to Avoid Prosecution for Aiding Tax Evasion
    On March 30, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that the Swiss bank BSI SA had agreed to pay $211 million to the US in order to avoid prosecution for helping Americans evade taxes. The bank is the first Swiss financial institution…
  • Apr 9

    Why Is The Franchise Tax Board More Difficult Than The IRS?

    Why Is The Franchise Tax Board More Difficult Than The IRS?
    Some taxpayers and tax advisors think that the FTB professionals are simply not as nice as the professionals at the IRS, and that is the reason why dealing with the FTB is more difficult.  That is simply untrue.  The overwhelming…
Rank this Week: 603

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Apr 16

    Anatomy of a #GamerGate Hoax

    Anatomy of a #GamerGate Hoax
    In yesterday's comprehensive #GamerGate article I observed, "Any idiot or troll could say, 'I hate all women and want to kill them! #GamerGate.'" Today that happened. A troll made a nasty remark to Anita Sarkeesian in the #GamerGate…
  • Apr 14

    What is #GamerGate?

    What is #GamerGate?
    #GamerGate is a consumer revolt concerned with ethics in journalism. (The # is in front of GamerGate as #GamerGate is a hash tag people post to on Twitter.) As you might imagine, journalists do not enjoy being accused of corruption, and…
  • Apr 14

    Kate Bevan (Formerly) of the Guardian Admits to Journalistic Fraud

    Kate Bevan (Formerly) of the Guardian Admits to Journalistic Fraud
    Kate Bevan is a writer for the Guardian (UPDATE: She hasn't written for the Guardian in a long time) who admits to committing journalistic fraud. In a move that left some shaking their head, Ms. Bevan gave readers a guide to committing…
Rank this Week: 278

California Trust, Estate & Probate…

California Trust, Estate & Probate Litigation

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

http://www.californiatrustestateandprobatelitigation.com
  • Apr 16

    Top 8 Must Know Facts for Every California Trustee

    Top 8 Must Know Facts for Every California Trustee
    If you are a California Trustee, here are eight must know facts for your to properly administer your Trust and keep yourself safe from any personal liability: 1.  Know Your Duties Being a Trustee is a thankless job.  You owe many…
  • Apr 9

    Can You Prove It? Shifting the Burden of Proof in California Will and Trust Case

    Can You Prove It? Shifting the Burden of Proof in California Will and Trust Case
    Do you have the evidence required to prove your case in Court?  Why not make the other side prove it instead?  Under California law, there are time when you can shift the burden of proof onto your opponent.  In this video,…
  • Apr 2

    Why Won’t my California Trustee Respond to Me???

    Why Won’t my California Trustee Respond to Me???
    Getting the cold shoulder from your Trustee?  While every Trustee has a duty to communicate with the beneficiaries and provide required information, it does not always happen that way.  Maybe the Trustee does not know their…
Rank this Week: 832

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Apr 16

    Phony Texas Financial Advisor Named by SEC For Scamming Military and Veteran

    Phony Texas Financial Advisor Named by SEC For Scamming Military and Veteran
    April 14, 2015-Fort Hood, Texas Leroy Brown, Jr. was named in a complaint filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleging fraud and accusing Brown of telling false tales about his purported experience as a stockbroker in order…
  • Apr 16

    Former PrimeSolutions Securities Broker Named in Suit By SEC

    Former PrimeSolutions Securities Broker Named in Suit By SEC
    Richfield, Ohio-April 15, 2015 Jerry A. Cicolani, 51, was charged in a criminal information with selling unregistered securities in KGTA Petroleum, Ltd., causing dozens of investors to lose over $7 million, according to an FBI press…
  • Apr 14

    Florida Stockbroker Lost While Fishing at Sea Staged Disappearance

    Florida Stockbroker Lost While Fishing at Sea Staged Disappearance
    April 13, 2015- Boca Raton, FL The Sun Sentinel reports that Richard Ohrn, 44, a former local stock broker who disappeared while fishing in the Atlantic ocean a few weeks back, has admitted that he staged his disappearance by…
Rank this Week: 582

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/
  • Apr 16

    Mendiola v. CPS: Supreme Court Addresses Compensable Time for Resident Security Guard

    Mendiola v. CPS: Supreme Court Addresses Compensable Time for Resident Security Guard
    In Mendiola v. CPS (2015) 60 Cal.4th 833, a security guard contracted with his employer to reside at a work site to provide 24 hour security services. The employer paid him hourly wages for eight on duty hours per day, paid him for actual…
  • Mar 2

    Court of Appeal Rules on Retroactivity of Whistleblower Statute

    Court of Appeal Rules on Retroactivity of Whistleblower Statute
    A frequent issue over the last several years has been whether a plaintiff must exhaust administrative remedies under Labor Code section 98.7 by filing a claim with the Labor Commissioner before filing a statutory whistleblower action under…
  • Jan 6

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!
    Happy New Year to all of you. Last year was a terrific one personally and professionally for me. I hope that yours was as well and that 2015 will be even better.
Rank this Week: 318

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 546

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Apr 16

    GM’s Swelling Bankruptcy ‘Loophole’

    GM’s Swelling Bankruptcy ‘Loophole’
    As the saying goes, two words, one finger. That’s the message from GM today, as Judge Robert E. Gerber of the United States Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan said GM could continue receiving immunity for cheating and abusing customers. This…
  • Apr 14

    Congress Steps Over the Line

    Congress Steps Over the Line
    A few months ago, a guy from the Heritage Foundation wrote an opinion piece for Fox News about the 2014 congressional elections, which secured Republican majorities in both Houses of Congress. He said, “The 2014 election also represents…
  • Apr 9

    Let’s Go to the Videotape

    Let’s Go to the Videotape
    The shocking shooting of Walter Scott by South Carolina police officer Michael Slager has, as the New York Times put it, “reignited the debate” over video cameras and policing. They write, Nothing has done more to fuel the…
Rank this Week: 351

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home neglect news and laws. By Michael O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvanianursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Skilled Nursing Facility Workers On Public Aid

    Skilled Nursing Facility Workers On Public Aid
    Did you know that many workers at skilled nursing facilities, over 80,000 in Pennsylvania alone, rely on government assistance in one form or another? The median wage for these workers in PA is $13.01 per hour as of 2014. Most of these…
  • Feb 13

    Updated Scale For Nursing Home Rating

    Updated Scale For Nursing Home Rating
    The Centers for Medicare Services are making some changes to the rating scale for nursing homes. Many nursing homes in PA are worried that this may cause their ratings to go down. Currently the rating system for nursing homes is on a 1 to 5…
  • Oct 14

    Nursing Home Chain Settles for $38 Million

    Nursing Home Chain Settles for $38 Million
    Due to substandard care at over 30 nursing home facilities, Extendicare Health Services will now have to pay $38 million in a settlement. The investigation began when two whistleblowers within the company filed complaints that the company was…
Rank this Week: 920

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Apr 16

    Flush It and Forget It: A Recipe for Disaster

    Flush It and Forget It: A Recipe for Disaster
    By Leslie Corcelli I grew up in a house with a septic system. It was a wonderful home, built by both of my grandfathers. Although that was some years ago, I vividly remember that we, like most folks, flushed it and forgot about it –…
  • Apr 10

    Cherry Blossoms: A Sure Sign of Spring and Maybe Climate Change

    Cherry Blossoms: A Sure Sign of Spring and Maybe Climate Change
    By Krystal Laymon When I moved to the District of Columbia last spring, I couldn’t wait for the roughly 3,750 cherry trees surrounding the Tidal Basin and many of our major national monuments to burst into bloom. Tourists and residents…
  • Apr 7

    Tell Us Why #CleanWaterRule

    Tell Us Why #CleanWaterRule
    By Travis Loop I’m lucky to work every day for clean water. It’s vital to everyone’s life and an important issue for our country. But, it’s especially fulfilling to work for clean water because it’s central to…
Rank this Week: 130

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    One Day Of Jail And A Whole Lotta Pain In The A

    One Day Of Jail And A Whole Lotta Pain In The A
    Quite often, criminal punishments are harsh not because they involve a lot of jail time or heavy fines, but because of the irritating hoops you have to jump through to satisfy them. It’s most common in DUI cases, and it reaches its…
  • Apr 15

    Ignoring The Will Of The People

    Ignoring The Will Of The People
    You would never in a million years see an opinion like State v. Hancock in anything but a criminal case. In it, the Supreme Court of Arizona spent its valuable time analyzing a provision that said a certain group authorized to do a certain…
  • Apr 8

    The Enemy Is All Of U

    The Enemy Is All Of U
    You’d probably think that Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery’s moral compass is tried and true. It certainly should be, as he leads one of the nation’s largest public prosecutorial agencies. His office chooses who to…
Rank this Week: 797

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 16

    Identity Theft and Debt Collection Remain Highest Source of Consumer Complaint

    Identity Theft and Debt Collection Remain Highest Source of Consumer Complaint
    The Federal Trade Commission reported the top consumer complaints as Identity theft and with debt collection a close second. You can see that report here. The Consumer Financial Bureau Annual Report (2014) continues to report that the…
  • Apr 15

    Fed Study: Student Loan Delinquencies Higher than Previously Reported

    Fed Study: Student Loan Delinquencies Higher than Previously Reported
    An article[1] in today's Wall Street Journal exposes a worrisome statistic: 31.5% of Americans encumbered by student loans are at least one month behind on payment.[2] That's a higher delinquency rate than credit cards, auto loans (8.5%),…
  • Apr 14

    Asset Acceptance Found Liable under FDCPA for Improperly Collecting Pre-judgment Interest

    Asset Acceptance Found Liable under FDCPA for Improperly Collecting Pre-judgment Interest
    A hot issue in debt-collection litigation is whether debt buyers can charge pre-judgment interest. The answer depends upon the facts of your case, but it seems difficult for debt buyers to argue that it retained the right to collect interest…
Rank this Week: 357

The Conference Room--Answers to…

The Conference Room--Answers to Questions on N.C. Law

Comments on North Carolina civil litigation and laws. By Bradley A. Coxe.

http://nclawyer.typepad.com/north_carolina_civil_litg/
  • Apr 16

    Eviction

    Eviction
    Landlords have a streamlined process in North Carolina to evict tenants who have breached their lease. This is called summary ejectment. After the tenant has breached the lease by failing to pay rent or otherwise, and after the tenant has...
  • Apr 7

    Read What You Sign. Except Doctors.

    Read What You Sign. Except Doctors.
    One of the first bits of free advice you’ll get from an attorney, is to read and understand before you sign a document. Even where the clause is buried on page 8 of fine print; or where there was a...
  • Apr 1

    Have a Healthy and Effective Board

    Have a Healthy and Effective Board
    Attached is a Board Effectiveness Checklist from governance.pro that helps an organization determine if it is being as effective as it can be. The checklist applies to all types of organizations, so all the factors may not apply to every...
Rank this Week: 631

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Apr 16

    Is Cruising the Best Value for Your Money?

    Is Cruising the Best Value for Your Money?
    With spring and summer approaching, individuals are likely to be making summer vacation plans. But while a cruise vacation may initially look like a good value, there are definitely some things consumers should consider before they take the…
  • Apr 15

    What Risks Can Hurricanes Pose to Cruise Passengers?

    What Risks Can Hurricanes Pose to Cruise Passengers?
    We recently wrote about Vanuatu re-opening Port Vila to travelers following the destruction of Cyclone Pam. While the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30th, it’s important that anyone who plans on cruising in the…
  • Apr 14

    Disney Cruise Line Announces New River Cruise Options for Families: But Are There Safety Risks for Cruise Passengers?

    Disney Cruise Line Announces New River Cruise Options for Families: But Are There Safety Risks for Cruise Passengers?
    Disney Cruise Line recently announced its partnership with AmaWaterways to begin offering family-oriented river cruises on the Danube in 2016. According to a USA Today article, Disney will offer seven-night vacation packages stopping at…
Rank this Week: 91

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 501