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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 25

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jun 22

    New Leave Mandate Passes Assembly Policy Committee

    New Leave Mandate Passes Assembly Policy Committee
    A job killer bill that mandates a new protected leave of absence passed the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) prohibits an employer from refusing to allow an employee with more than 12 months…
  • Jun 19

    High Temperatures Bring Heat Illness Warnings for Outdoor Worker

    High Temperatures Bring Heat Illness Warnings for Outdoor Worker
    If you checked your weather app lately (or walked outside), you may have noticed the scorching temperatures this week. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) warns California employers to protect outdoor workers…
  • Jun 16

    July 1 Brings Changes to Local Ordinance

    July 1 Brings Changes to Local Ordinance
    Throughout California, local cities and counties are passing ordinances relating to minimum wage, paid sick leave, criminal background checks, employee scheduling and more. Minimum Wage Increases Although the state minimum wage doesn’t…
Rank this Week: 374

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jun 13

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

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

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

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

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

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

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • Apr 18

    Research Assistant Training

    Research Assistant Training
    The Law Library will be offering a training for all summer research assistants on Friday, April 28 from 1-2pm in room 267. If you’re working for a professor this summer, come join us for a look at academic legal research ……
  • Feb 1

    History of Supreme Court Nomination

    History of Supreme Court Nomination
    By now everyone knows that Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to the United States Supreme Court. In thinking about what comes next, I thought I’d point out a great source from HeinOnline called History of Supreme Court Nominations…
  • Jan 27

    Research Help

    Research Help
    The new semester is well under way and many of our students are already starting the process of thinking about research papers. If you’re in that boat, feel free to come speak with one of our reference librarians to get ……
Rank this Week: 414

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    President Trump Nominates Marvin E. Kaplan for National Labor Relations Board Position

    President Trump Nominates Marvin E. Kaplan for National Labor Relations Board Position
    President Trump nominated attorney Marvin Kaplan to fill one of two vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board on June 19, 2017. Kaplan currently works on the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and previously served as…
  • Jun 22

    Labor & Employment Quick Takes: The NLRB: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Headed?

    Labor & Employment Quick Takes: The NLRB: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Headed?
    Over the past eight years, the NLRB has been unusually aggressive with its policymaking. Watch as Hunton & Williams partners Ryan Glasgow and Kurt Larkin discuss the current state of labor law, the NLRB, and how it might change under the…
  • Jun 21

    Profane or Offensive Rants – Can Employees Be Fired For This Conduct?

    Profane or Offensive Rants – Can Employees Be Fired For This Conduct?
    Two recent rulings have labor law observers questioning where the line is in disciplining employees for making offensive or obscene comments toward their employer. Seemingly at odds are a recent Second Circuit ruling finding such behavior is…
Rank this Week: 887

Hunton Immigration and Nationality…

Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law Blog

Provides information on US immigration law for employers and employees. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonimmigrationlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 569

I Object!

I Object!

Covers the rules for preserving the record for appeal. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/preservation-of-error-blog/
  • May 25

    Right for the Wrong Reason - Reversal Requires More Than Just an Error

    Right for the Wrong Reason - Reversal Requires More Than Just an Error
    Challenging an adverse judgment on appeal is an uphill battle from the start. A major part of winning an appeal requires demonstrating that an error occurred and confirming that the error was properly raised in the trial court. But more may…
  • Apr 13

    The Air of Preservation Is Now Filled With “Specific” Argument

    The Air of Preservation Is Now Filled With “Specific” Argument
    To win, trial lawyers must master the art of persuasion. But when they lose, they are tested by their mastery of the art of preservation. As standards of review in appellate courts have become increasingly demanding, preservation often…
  • Mar 13

    Preserving Constitutional Issues: Three States, Three Cases, One Hard Lesson

    Preserving Constitutional Issues: Three States, Three Cases, One Hard Lesson
    Late last year, three states illustrated an important point about preserving constitutional law issues for appeal: always be on the lookout for constitutional law issues at the beginning of the case. We begin in California in Coastal Hills…
Rank this Week: 947

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

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

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

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

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

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

    “Partisan” Experts Criticized and Rejected by BC Supreme Court

    “Partisan” Experts Criticized and Rejected by BC Supreme Court
    Adding to this site’s archives of judicial criticism of expert evidence, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, rejecting the evidence of two experts the court found gave evidence in…
Rank this Week: 50

ICLEF Law Tips

ICLEF Law Tips

Covers legal information on a wide variety of timely topics. By the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum

http://iclef.org/category/blog/law-tips/
Rank this Week: 746

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

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

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

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

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

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017

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

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka
    An article published by renowned journalist Amantha Perera on IRIN today triggered a series of tweets over @groundviews around how officials in successive governments have lied to citizens around investments in life-saving technologies.…
Rank this Week: 298

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

http://www.law.illinois.edu/bljournal/
  • Nov 27

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor
               The reality of the most notorious virtual currency is that it is only a matter of time before it comes under the purview of a regulatory body.  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that exists entirely…
  • Nov 27

    The Ride-Sharing Economy: Keeping Liability in the Rearview

    The Ride-Sharing Economy: Keeping Liability in the Rearview
                      In large cities the world over, passengers have stopped reaching into the air to hail a cab and have begun reaching into their pockets for their smartphones.  Companies such…
  • Nov 27

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor
               The reality of the most notorious virtual currency is that it is only a matter of time before it comes under the purview of a regulatory body.  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that exists entirely…
Rank this Week: 422

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 1

    America’s Long History of Unsafe and Deadly Drugs and Devices Sold to Women

    America’s Long History of Unsafe and Deadly Drugs and Devices Sold to Women
    Last year, Johnson & Johnson made constant headlines over their talc powder, sold for over 100 years and used by millions of women to keep undergarments and their body fresh and dry. When it was revealed that Johnson & Johnson…
  • May 16

    FDA Warns Companies Selling Products Falsely Claiming to Cure Cancer

    FDA Warns Companies Selling Products Falsely Claiming to Cure Cancer
    The FDA just issued strongly-worded letters to 14 U.S. companies that have been marketing and selling products that claim to prevent and/or treat cancer. The 14 companies sell 65 different cancer-related products that are available for…
  • May 3

    Study Finds Dental Techs at Greater Risk for Mesothelioma

    Study Finds Dental Techs at Greater Risk for Mesothelioma
    A study conducted in Italy found several mesothelioma patients had only been exposed to asbestos during the manufacturing of dental prostheses, leading researchers to conclude that dental technicians are at an increased risk of…
Rank this Week: 437

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jun 21

    House Will Vote Soon on Protecting Access to Care Act

    House Will Vote Soon on Protecting Access to Care Act
    We’re in the final stretch of awaiting a House vote on H.R. 1215, otherwise known as the Protecting Access to Care Act. It is believed that a vote could happen at any time, leaving little time to waste in…
  • Jun 21

    Illinois Senator Dick Durbin Shares Facts Regarding Medical Malpractice

    Illinois Senator Dick Durbin Shares Facts Regarding Medical Malpractice
    After our attorneys contacted Illinois Senator Dick Durbin to urge him to oppose H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act, we were happy to receive an email acknowledging our concerns. In addition to thanking…
  • Jun 14

    America’s High C-Section Rate Not Based on Lawsuit Fear

    America’s High C-Section Rate Not Based on Lawsuit Fear
    With policymakers and tort reform advocates recently making a big push for the American Health Care Act (AHCA), patient and elder rights advocates have come out in full force to discredit many of the non-truths being…
Rank this Week: 87

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 227

Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Workers Compensation

Covers Illinois workers compensation news and updates. By Bleakney & Troiani.

http://workcomp-chicago.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana
    CRAIN'S Chicago Business, Senior Reporter, Thomas Corfman ( http://bit.ly/1MtlVdW ) recently reported that under the 2011 IL workers comp reforms, medical costs per claim have now dropped by 15%.   Citing a report from the Workers…
  • Aug 26

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter
    8-10-09 Illinois adopted a stricter test in 2007 that favors classifying workers as an employee rather than as an independent contractor. No single factor determines whether a worker will be classified as an employee or an independent…
  • Jun 28

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied
    8-22-11 On August 8, 2011, Governor Quinn signed Senate Bill1147 into law to prevent workers convicted of serious crimes from claiming workers compensation benefits. Senate Bill 1147 denies workers compensation benefits for injuries…
Rank this Week: 832

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers the theory, concepts, events and changes in the Illinois workers’ compensation system. By Hanagan & McGovern.

http://www.hmcomplaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”
    While many firms work differently, Hanagan & McGovern offers free consultations to people with workers’ compensation, personal injury, disability and death claims. Frequently, people don’t really need a lawyer to handle their…
  • Mar 17

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    Before any discussion of workers’ compensation benefits can be meaningful, it is essential to understand the concept of the Average Weekly Wage (AWW).  The AWW forms the basis for most benefits a worker will receive during the…
  • Mar 13

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?
    As is likely true in every state, in Illinois it is important that an injured worker report a work accident to their employer as soon as reasonably possible after the accident.  Giving timely notice of an accident is often critical for…
Rank this Week: 662

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

http://www.immigrantings.com/
  • Jun 9

    White House Institutes New “Visa Vetting Form” – Form DS-5535

    White House Institutes New “Visa Vetting Form” – Form DS-5535
    In true presidential fashion, President Trump tweeted over the weekend that his administration will begin to conduct “extreme vetting” of visa applicants under the pretense of improving national security.  This vetting…
  • May 23

    Immigration-Related Arrests are on the Rise and the Republicans are Crafting a New Bill

    Immigration-Related Arrests are on the Rise and the Republicans are Crafting a New Bill
    Even in the absence of any newly signed executive orders, immigration topics continue to dominate the news cycle.  This week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the agency tasked with enforcing the nation’s immigration…
  • May 10

    Alternatives to the H-1B Visa for Workers and Companie

    Alternatives to the H-1B Visa for Workers and Companie
    At around this time of the year, there is a split among foreign nationals and U.S. companies. Approximately one-third of them are celebrating the fact that their H-1B petitions were selected in the lottery, and the remaining two-thirds are…
Rank this Week: 761

Immigration & Deportation Law

Immigration & Deportation Law

Covers trends in immigration law with a focus on deportation litigation. By Isaul Verdin.

http://deportlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 5

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Silva-Trevino

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Silva-Trevino
    Immigrant rights advocateshave reason to celebrate!  In a move long hoped for by immigration attorneys in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit joined four other circuit courts in holding that…
  • Feb 3

    How to Handle an ICE Hold – A Guide for Detained Immigrant

    How to Handle an ICE Hold – A Guide for Detained Immigrant
    “ICE HOLD.”  If you are not a U.S. citizen, this is probably the scariest thing to see on your arrest paperwork.  However, with the right information, you can know the best way to handle an ICE hold following arrest for…
  • Feb 3

    How To Get A Green Card Through Your Family Member

    How To Get A Green Card Through Your Family Member
    You may be eligible to get a green card if you are an an immediate relative of a U.S. citizen.  An immediate relative of a U.S. citizen is any spouse, unmarried child under the age of 21, or parent of a U.S. citizen (provided…
Rank this Week: 405

Immigration Insight Law Blog

Immigration Insight Law Blog

Covers immigration law topics. By Chris Gafner.

http://www.gafnervisalaw.com
  • Sep 24

    Diversity Lottery 2015 – What and When is it?

    Diversity Lottery 2015 – What and When is it?
    The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes up to 55,000 diversity visas (DVs) available annually to randomly selected applicants from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. A computer will randomly select applicants who…
  • Sep 10

    State Department FAQ on Same Sex Immigration Benefit

    State Department FAQ on Same Sex Immigration Benefit
    In June, the US Supreme Court determined that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional.   Within days, the USCIS and several other federal agencies indicated that it would begin treating same sex married couples the…
  • Sep 9

    Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?

    Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?
    “Veterans” of the U.S. immigration system know that when a non-immigrant enters the United States, their passport is stamped and they receive an I-94 card that is often stapled into their passport.  The I-94 card shows how…
Rank this Week: 572

Immigration Las Vegas Blog

Immigration Las Vegas Blog

Covers family immigration and non-immigrant visas. By Goodin Law.

http://www.immigrationlasvegas.com/
  • Mar 26

    Important Message from Immigration Attorney Gary Goodin

    Important Message from Immigration Attorney Gary Goodin
    To serve readers better the blog posts on Immigration Las Vegas will be migrated to the far more widely read blog www.ImmigrationNavigator.com by the end of March. Immigration Navigator is published by Goodin Law P.A., an immigration law…
  • Feb 22

    Family green card for brothers and sisters of adult U.S. citizens - proving the sibling relationship

    Family green card for brothers and sisters of adult U.S. citizens - proving the sibling relationship
    Very often a U.S. citizen or a green card holder may ask about how to obtain a green card for a brother or sister (a sibling). At other times a foreign national may ask 'I have a green card brother living in the United States, can he sponsor…
  • Feb 3

    Removing conditions on permanent residence when the U.S. petitioner die

    Removing conditions on permanent residence when the U.S. petitioner die
    One of the most common questions asked by those who get a green card by a marriage that is less than two years old is, "how and when do I remove the conditions on my green card?" Sometimes the U.S. spouse may be unwilling to file a joint…
Rank this Week: 265

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration

    Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration
    Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration The Center for Immigration Studies’ Jessica Vaughan and the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s William Stock talked about President-elect Trump’s immigration policy,…
  • Dec 6

    5 Things California Should Do To protect its Immigrant population.

    5 Things California Should Do To protect its Immigrant population.
    According to Fortune.com “California has more than 2.7 million undocumented immigrants—about 7% of its population. Lawmakers in Democrat-controlled California are already laying the groundwork to fight President-elect Donald…
  • Dec 3

    Top 5 Reasons to Quickly file for your citizenship.

    Top 5 Reasons to Quickly file for your citizenship.
    With the immigrants’ fear soaring after the U.S elections, we are recommending to people who are eligible to file for their U.S citizenship to actually move forward with their applications. The five reasons stated below are just few of…
Rank this Week: 838

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jun 22

    Throwback Thursday: Bernadette Ludwig

    Throwback Thursday: Bernadette Ludwig
    Staten Island women participate in cooking demonstration and conversation about Liberian culture and cuisine Photo via Staten Island Arts: Folklife Throwback Thursday is back! Be excited. First, some background. On Tuesday, during discussion…
  • Jun 22

    5-Year Study of DACA Beneficiaries Looks at Positive Effects on Recipients and Communitie

    5-Year Study of DACA Beneficiaries Looks at Positive Effects on Recipients and Communitie
    From the Center for American Progress Washington, D.C. — Coming out of arguably one of the most comprehensive studies on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) since its implementation in 2012, the National UnDACAmented Research…
  • Jun 22

    Teenage Syrian Refugee Navigates Islamophobia, Multiculturalism in New Documentary

    Teenage Syrian Refugee Navigates Islamophobia, Multiculturalism in New Documentary
    Colorlines reports on a new documentary. Dalya Zano and her mother Rudayna Aksh are but two of the millions of Syrians forced into exile by the country's ongoing civil war. Their flight from Aleppo and adjustment to life in multicultural...
Rank this Week: 69

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 521

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jun 22

    An Engraving of The First European Settlement in Florida, Fort Caroline – Pic of the Week

    An Engraving of The First European Settlement in Florida, Fort Caroline – Pic of the Week
    This post is coauthored by Nathan Dorn, rare book curator, and Robert Brammer, senior legal information specialist. Our picture of the week is an image of Fort Caroline, Florida, which was founded by French Huguenots on June…
  • Jun 20

    International Tribunals Web Archive Launched

    International Tribunals Web Archive Launched
    International tribunals have been around for some time, but the creation of international courts and tribunals to deal with international crimes is a relatively recent occurrence, with the first international criminal tribunal…
  • Jun 19

    Proxy Voting in France

    Proxy Voting in France
    The following is a guest post from Nicolas Boring, foreign law specialist covering French speaking jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress. France has just finished its election season!  French citizens elected Emmanuel Macron…
Rank this Week: 159

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

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

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

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

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

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

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

    A seminar on the cost of 6 minute

    A seminar on the cost of 6 minute
    Really?  I just received an invitation to a seminar that stresses that the average attorney bills 6 minutes per day less than they did two years ago. Six minutes a day! According to this invitation, that costs firms more than…
Rank this Week: 76

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 25

    After police kill: DA Gascón’s dilemma

    After police kill: DA Gascón’s dilemma
    Franklin Zimring quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, April 25, 2017 “A police chief’s priority shouldn’t be just the protection of his officers but the preservation of civilian lives,” Zimring said. “Of the 10…
  • Apr 22

    Thousands in Bay Area take part in March for Science against Trump administration

    Thousands in Bay Area take part in March for Science against Trump administration
    Claudia Polsky quoted by The Mercury News, April 22, 2017 At a Walnut Creek rally attended by 1,500 people, Claudia Polsky, director of the UC Berkeley School of Law’s environmental law clinic, told the crowd, “Facts do not speak…
  • Apr 21

    UC Berkeley scholars track Pres. Trump’s first 100 days in office

    UC Berkeley scholars track Pres. Trump’s first 100 days in office
    Melissa Murray quoted by ABC 7 News, April 21, 2017 “What you are seeing right now, this sort of legislating by executive order, it’s probably not the most effective means, but it is what you’ve seen going on in the first…
Rank this Week: 84

Indian Company Law

Indian Company Law

Covers company law in India. By Durga Rao.

http://indiancorporatelaws.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 8

    RBI guidelines & SARFAESI proceedings?

    RBI guidelines & SARFAESI proceedings?
    It is very clear that the Banks should follow RBI guidelines on Asset-Classification before classifying any loan account as ‘Non-performing Asset (NPA)’. There were judgments saying that it is mandatory for the Banks to follow RBI…
  • Feb 25

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?
    There is every need for the Government to enable/assist the Banks in reducing their NPAs (Non-performing Assets) and it is beyond doubt that the Banks are now well assisted/equipped through the legal frame-work in recovering their dues. The…
  • Feb 25

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?
    There is every need for the Government to enable/assist the Banks in reducing their NPAs (Non-performing Assets) and it is beyond doubt that the Banks are now well assisted/equipped through the legal frame-work in recovering their dues. The…
Rank this Week: 965

Indian Legal Program

Indian Legal Program

By the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

http://newsletters.asucollegeoflaw.com/ilp/
  • Jun 19

    ILP Welcome Dinner – Aug. 24

    ILP Welcome Dinner – Aug. 24
      ILP Welcome Dinner August 24, 2017 / 6 p.m. Beus Center for Law and Society Conference Center, Room 544, 5th floor Join the faculty, staff, students and alumni of the Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College…
  • Jun 19

    Job Opportunity – Ethics Attorney

    Job Opportunity – Ethics Attorney
    ETHICS ATTORNEY (1) – IC 13/14 CORE (Duty Station:  FEMA HQ, Washington, DC) Are you interested in helping to promote good governance and maintain a high level of public confidence in the integrity of FEMA programs and…
  • Jun 15

    Job Opportunity – Assistant Attorney General

    Job Opportunity – Assistant Attorney General
    San Carlos Apache Tribe Office of the Attorney General Vacancy Announcement No. #17-146 Closing Date: Open Until Filled DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: As the Assistant Attorney General under the supervision of the Tribal Attorney General, the…
Rank this Week: 172

Indiana Civil & Business…

Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 593

Indiana Consumer Lawyer Blog

Indiana Consumer Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile fraud, credit reporting, identity theft and lemon law. By Robert Duff.

http://www.indianaconsumerlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 11

    How to Stop Harassing Debt Collection Call

    How to Stop Harassing Debt Collection Call
    Are you being harassed by debt collection calls?  I speak with a lot of Indiana consumers, and harassing debt collection calls are one of the things I hear about over and over again.  What many people don’t know is that it is…
  • Jan 23

    Condor Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Defective Notice of Sale

    Condor Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Defective Notice of Sale
    PRESS RELEASE Indiana Consumer Law Group/The Law Office of Robert E. Duff announces the recent filing of a class action lawsuit against Condor Securitization Trust, Condor Holdco Securitization Trust, Condor Assetco Securitization Trust and…
  • Jan 23

    Condor Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Defective Notice of Sale

    Condor Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Defective Notice of Sale
    PRESS RELEASE Indiana Consumer Law Group/The Law Office of Robert E. Duff announces the recent filing of a class action lawsuit against Condor Securitization Trust, Condor Holdco Securitization Trust, Condor Assetco Securitization Trust and…
Rank this Week: 819

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Covers adoption, family law, surrogacy and mediation. By Harden Jackson LLC.

https://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com
  • Jun 21

    Nevada Updates Surrogacy and Adoption Law

    Nevada Updates Surrogacy and Adoption Law
    Nevada recently passed a new law that significantly improves surrogacy and adoption laws in the state. First, it gender neutralizes all adoption and assisted reproductive technology statutes. The law, effective July 1, 2017, will now refer to…
  • Jun 14

    D.C. Reverses 25-Year-Old Surrogacy Law

    D.C. Reverses 25-Year-Old Surrogacy Law
    This past April, the District of Columbia reversed a 25-year-old law that banned surrogacy contracts, which beforehand contracting with a surrogate was a criminal offense, and altruistic surrogacy could land you a $10,000 fine or even a year…
  • Jun 7

    Taiwan’s High Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

    Taiwan’s High Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
    In May 2017, Taiwan’s highest court system ruled in favor of gay marriage, holding that same-sex couple’s rights were being violated with the current laws. The Parliament, also known as the Legislative Yuan, has two years to amend…
Rank this Week: 970

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Gary Indiana Injury Lawsuit $500k Default Judgment for Plaintiff Affirmed

    Gary Indiana Injury Lawsuit $500k Default Judgment for Plaintiff Affirmed
    A default judgment in an Indiana personal injury lawsuit can occur when there is a failure to take action by one of the involved parties. In most cases, it’s a judgment in favor of the plaintiff (the injured person) when the defendant…
  • Jun 2

    Indiana Truck Accident Verdict of $2.1M Affirmed by Appellate Court

    Indiana Truck Accident Verdict of $2.1M Affirmed by Appellate Court
    The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a $2.13 million judgment favoring a woman who suffered a permanent injury in a trucking accident that killed her fiance.  The case stems from a 2008 trucking crash in which a tractor-trailer driver…
  • May 17

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation
    Indiana hit-and-run accidents can prove challenging from a civil litigation standpoint for a myriad of reasons, sometimes even if the driver is found. Contacting an experienced Highland injury lawyer is imperative to maximizing the chances of…
Rank this Week: 677

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and premises liability litigation. By Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP.

http://www.indianainjuryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 665

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Indiana accidents, insurance disputes, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Crossen Kooi, LLP.

http://www.indyinjurylawfirm.com/category/indiana-injury-lawyer-blog/
  • Jun 9

    Trucker Charged in Trucking Accident, Tracy Morgan Critically Injured

    Trucker Charged in Trucking Accident, Tracy Morgan Critically Injured
    New information has been released about the truck driver who is charged with causing the fatal 6-car pile up in which comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured.  Kevin Roper, a Wal-Mart employee driving a company semi-truck, is…
  • May 28

    Secondary Drowning

    Secondary Drowning
    Has your little one ever been in the swimming pool and started to struggle?  Maybe they slipped  and briefly got out of your reach?  They take in some water but you are able to get to them quickly and all is well.  Or at…
  • May 19

    Happy May!

    Happy May!
    The month of May is in full swing!  As you look around the city, there is plenty to do all month long.  From the Mini Marathon to the Indy 500 to the Indiana Pacers playoffs, there won’t be a dull moment this month.  …
Rank this Week: 93

Indiana Long Term Disability…

Indiana Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Purdue Employee Sues Cigna

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

    Schizophrenia as a Disabling Condition

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

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Be Disabling

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Be Disabling
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention[1], Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is described as follows: Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is a devastating and complex disorder. People with CFS have overwhelming fatigue and a…
Rank this Week: 501

Infinity Ranch

Infinity Ranch

Musings about the important things in life - law, politics, music, racing, soccer, etc.

http://infinityranch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 3

    Los Endo

    Los Endo
    I've come to a conclusion.After more than six years and 3100 posts, I've decided that the Ranch has run its course. In short, this will be the last post I make here. I'll leave the blog itself up as an archive (and a collection of useful…
  • Dec 31

    You Aughta See . . .

    You Aughta See . . .
    While I wrote about music back in the days before blogs, I never really did the same with movies. It wasn't due to lack of interest. A lot of lonely weekends in law school led to my development into a film fanatic. Thanks to Netflix, I've…
  • Dec 30

    You Aughta Hear . . .

    You Aughta Hear . . .
    Back in the days before blogs, I wrote album reviews. Nothing all that substantive, just gut reactions to whatever passed through my world. Ever since I started this blog I've occasionally popped off about music. So it only seems natural,…
Rank this Week: 865

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 55

Information Law Group

Information Law Group

Covers advertising law, privacy, information security and intellectual property.

http://www.infolawgroup.com/
Rank this Week: 503

Infra Insight Blog

Infra Insight Blog

Covers infrastructure news, policy and industry developments. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.infrainsightblog.com
  • Jun 12

    Air Traffic Control Reform – Is It an Idea Whose Time Has Finally Come?

    Air Traffic Control Reform – Is It an Idea Whose Time Has Finally Come?
    President Trump kicked off “infrastructure week” on Monday, June 5th, by proposing to “corporatize” the U.S. air traffic control system, shifting about 35,000 workers, including unionized traffic controllers,…
  • May 30

    Recycling an Idea to Fund Infrastructure Improvement

    Recycling an Idea to Fund Infrastructure Improvement
    Among other policy initiatives, the Trump Administration has advocated for the need to improve the nation’s infrastructure in order to maintain America’s economic competitiveness. In its recently released 2018 proposed budget, the…
  • May 15

    U.S. Senate Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Innovative Solutions for Infrastructure

    U.S. Senate Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Innovative Solutions for Infrastructure
    On Tuesday, May 16, 2017 the Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure will hold a hearing titled “Leveraging Federal Funding; Innovative Solutions for…
Rank this Week: 778

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jun 22

    10 Things the Nicest People Never Do

    10 Things the Nicest People Never Do
    Aaah, another refreshing list of things lawyers never do: “Some of the most successful people I know are also the nicest. That’s no coincidence, since no one ever does anything worthwhile alone — and that... The post 10…
  • Jun 20

    Helping Your Coworkers In The Morning Can Ruin Your Day

    Helping Your Coworkers In The Morning Can Ruin Your Day
    Time to print out copies of this study so you can hand them out while saying “I’d love to help, but………………..”: “You arrive at work and one of your coworkers immediately stops…
  • Jun 19

    Exactly What Recruiters Are Thinking While Reading Your Resume

    Exactly What Recruiters Are Thinking While Reading Your Resume
    Art Markman, PhD, professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin, gives his thoughts on what recruiters are thinking while reading your resume: “You might think every recruiter is different.…
Rank this Week: 473

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • Apr 18

    Former U.S. Attorney Calls for Texas to Require Videotaped Interrogation

    Former U.S. Attorney Calls for Texas to Require Videotaped Interrogation
    In an op-ed in the Texas Tribune on Thursday, former United States attorney for the Northern District of Illinois Thomas P. Sullivan called for Texas to pass a law requiring police to adopt evidence-based investigative practices in order to…
  • Apr 15

    In Light of Harward Exoneration, Editorial Urges Virginia Courts to Reevaluate Use of Bite Mark Evidence

    In Light of Harward Exoneration, Editorial Urges Virginia Courts to Reevaluate Use of Bite Mark Evidence
    The Fredericksburg Free Lance Star ran an editorial Friday urging Virginia courts to show more skepticism with regard to bite mark evidence in criminal cases. Using the recent exoneration of Innocence Project client Keith Harward as an…
  • Apr 15

    National Letter Writing Month: A Letter from Dennis Fritz

    National Letter Writing Month: A Letter from Dennis Fritz
    On April 15, 1999, Dennis Fritz and co-defendant Ron Williamson were exonerated of murder and freed from prison in Oklahoma based on DNA evidence. Eleven years prior, Fritz and Williamson had been wrongly convicted, in Pontotoc County of the…
Rank this Week: 918

inovia's Foreign Filing Blog

inovia's Foreign Filing Blog

Covers foreign patent filing issues, ranging from the PCT process and cost-savings measures to country-specific issues related to the national stage entry.

http://info.inovia.com/
  • Jun 11

    Sam Adams Seeks to Trademark “Boston 2024″

    Sam Adams Seeks to Trademark “Boston 2024″
    In preparation for possibly hosting the Boston Olympics in 2024, the maker of the city's Sam Adams beer has filed two trademark applications. The Beer Company applied to the USPTO for a trademark on "Boston 2024", which would be limited…
  • Jun 11

    Sam Adams Seeks to Trademark “Boston 2024″

    Sam Adams Seeks to Trademark “Boston 2024″
    In preparation for possibly hosting the Boston Olympics in 2024, the maker of the city’s Sam Adams beer has filed two trademark applications. The Beer Company applied to the USPTO for a trademark on “Boston 2024″, which…
  • Jun 2

    WIPO’s May PCT Newsletter Recap

    WIPO’s May PCT Newsletter Recap
    Good afternoon! Each month, we look through WIPO's PCT Newsletter to share the latest news impacting the international patent system. As always, there are several country-specific rules, fee changes and patent office notifications to report.…
Rank this Week: 596

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

Covers global privacy and data security. By Covington & Burling LLP.

http://www.insideprivacy.com
Rank this Week: 843

Inside Sarbanes Oxley

Inside Sarbanes Oxley

Covers Sarbanes-Oxley and compliance.

http://insidesarbanesoxley.com/
  • Sep 10

    Whistleblowing – What you need to know about the Dodd-Frank Act

    Whistleblowing – What you need to know about the Dodd-Frank Act
    If your organization isn’t already offering incentives to ferret out inappropriate behaviors, the new Dodd-Frank Act and whistleblowing rewards just might (and could make your company the next public spectacle). Deloitte’s…
  • May 26

    Internal Audit: The Continuous Conundrum

    Internal Audit: The Continuous Conundrum
    The department painstakingly went through its inventory of SOX controls to determine which ones could be assessed just by analyzing data in company systems. Then data-analytic scripts were written to allow exceptions to be found. Now, for…
  • May 26

    How to choose the right nonexecutive board leader

    How to choose the right nonexecutive board leader
    Ever since stock-listing requirements prompted many US companies to name an independent director to serve as the chairman, lead director, or presiding director of the board, these companies have been grappling with what, exactly, this board…
Rank this Week: 449